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April Open Graduate School Residency

Date & Time: 
Apr 8 2017 - 9:00am - 1:30pm

MSM / MBA / EdTech / Teaching for Social Justice / and TESOL

Saturday, April 8, 2017 • 9 am–1:30 pm

Marlboro College Graduate School is opening its doors to all the thinkers, builders, dreamers, and doers out there looking to take their work and vision to the next level. Marlboro students join our community to develop the skills they need to grow, not only as professionals, but as people. Before you can do things to change the world, you need to be the sort of person who gets things done. That's where we come in. Come meet our dedicated faculty and students, sit in on a class, join us for a meal, and learn all about what our programs can do for you!

The Script: A One-Man Play featuring Tim Collins

Date & Time: 
Apr 6 2017 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Please come out for this award-winning one man show about men, masculinity and sexual assault prevention.

Tim Collins is joining us again in Brattleboro to perform his show and have a community dialogue around these vital issues.

The show is a benefit for the Women's Freedom Center - $5 suggested donation.

Please call us at 802-257-7364 with any questions.
Great show for older teens and adults.

Immigration Information Session w/Atty Art Edersheim

Date & Time: 
Mar 28 2017 - 5:00pm - 6:30pm

The Women's Freedom Center, with support from the Vermont Law School's South Royalton Legal Clinic and the School for International Training, invites you to an Immigration Information Session to be held in the William Roche Learning Center, Room 205, at the School for International Training on Tuesday, March 28th from 5:00-6:30 pm.

The meeting space is wheelchair accessible.

We invite activists, advocates, attorneys, educators, community members and individuals with questions or concerns regarding immigration related issues to come learn about the topics listed below. In order that the space be as supportive and safe as possible, we respectfully request that people refrain from filming, taking photographs or revealing the identity of those in attendance.

The World of High Performance Homes

Date & Time: 
Mar 27 2017 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm

“The World of High Performance Homes”

Join Chad Mathrani of Vermont Natural Homes and Bob Swinburne of Bluetime Collaborative, who will discuss the state of high performance home building and renovation in the region. Topics will include defining high performance homes, financing possibilities and issues, and the process of designing, building and renovating a home to be a high performance home. The program will be targeted toward people who are considering buying, building or renovating a home. Bring your questions.

“Diplomacy: The View From Abroad”

Date & Time: 
Apr 28 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

On Friday, April 28 Pisan Manawapat, Royal Thai Government, formerly Ambassador to the European Union, India, and Canada will give a talk on “Diplomacy: The View From Abroad”

Pisan Manawapat became the 44th ambassador of Thailand to the United States on Feb. 23, 2015, having most recently served as the Thai ambassador to the European Union, Belgium, Luxembourg, India and CanadaAll events to be held at the Marlboro College Graduate Center

The talk will begin at 7:00 pm at The Marlboro Colllege Graduate Center
28 Vernon Street, Brattleboro
Coffee/tea/conversation at 6:30pm
The 7:00 pm talk will be followed by a question & answer period

“Promoting U.S. Interests in Asia During a Time of Change”

Date & Time: 
Apr 7 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Patrick Murphy, Deputy Asst Secretary, US Dept of State for Southeast Asia, 04/2016 to present (and BUHS Alumnus!) will give a talk entitled “Promoting U.S. Interests in Asia During a Time of Change”

A career member of the Senior Foreign Service, W. Patrick Murphy served previously as Deputy Chief of Mission and Chargé d’affaires in Thailand (2013-2016) and Lesotho (2006-2008). Mr. Murphy’s prior Washington service includes Special Representative for Burma, Director/Deputy Director of the Office for Mainland Southeast Asia, political advisor for the Haiti Working Group, and desk officer for Burma and Laos. Since joining the Department of State in 1992, he has also completed diplomatic assignments in Burma, China, Iraq, Guinea, and Mali.

“Nuclear Dangers in the Trump Era
”

Date & Time: 
Apr 5 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Joan Rohlfing, President, Nuclear Threat Initiative will give a talk entitled “Nuclear Dangers in the Trump Era
”

Joan Rolfing was part of the original team that created the mission and scope for Nuclear Threat Initiative in 2000. She became president and chief operating officer of the NTI in January 2010, after nine years as NTI’s senior vice president for programs and operations. She is responsible for managing all NTI programs and operations, overseeing an annual operating budget of $15-$20 million.

The talk will begin at 7:00 pm at The Marlboro Colllege Graduate Center
28 Vernon Street, Brattleboro
Coffee/tea/conversation at 6:30pm
The 7:00 pm talk will be followed by a question & answer period

Into The Woods With Our Children

Date & Time: 
Apr 7 2017 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Into The Woods With Our Children

 

On Friday, April 7th
at 7:00 p.m., Windham Regional Woodlands Association and co-sponsoring
organizations (see below) are pleased to announce that  Forester Lynn Levine of Dummerston will
describe for us a hands-on approach to awakening in youngsters an enduring love
of the natural world. Moreover, Lynn expects to begin her presentation with a
brief surprise audience-participation activity.

 

Digital Library Services: Hands-On Sessions at Brooks Library

Date & Time: 
Mar 20 2017 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Have you discovered the free resources available with your Brooks Memorial library card on your home computer or mobile device? Are you curious about Overdrive and OneClick and want to learn more? Did you try some of this and get frustrated? Matt and Jeanne are teaming up for two hands-on sessions to get you cruising forward into the digital library world. Drop by for either session: Monday, March 13th or Monday, March 20th, 1:00 p.m. Can't make either? Matt books appointments for individual consultations, and Jeanne is available on a drop-in basis at the Reference Desk throughout the week. 
Brooks Memorial Library, 224 Main Street, Brattleboro, VT 05301
Contact us at info@brookslibraryvt.org or 802-254-5290

Digital Library Services: Hands-On Sessions at Brooks Library

Date & Time: 
Mar 13 2017 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Have you discovered the free resources available with your Brooks Memorial library card on your home computer or mobile device? Are you curious about Overdrive and OneClick and want to learn more? Did you try some of this and get frustrated? Matt and Jeanne are teaming up for two hands-on sessions to get you cruising forward into the digital library world. Drop by for either session: Monday, March 13th or Monday, March 20th, 1:00 p.m. Can't make either? Matt books appointments for individual consultations, and Jeanne is available on a drop-in basis at the Reference Desk throughout the week. 
Brooks Memorial Library, 224 Main Street, Brattleboro, VT 05301
Contact us at info@brookslibraryvt.org or 802-254-5290

English for Refugees Fellowship Web Info Session

Date & Time: 
Mar 21 2017 - 6:00pm - 6:30pm

There are currently more than 60 million displaced people worldwide, people who need the resources and tools—including the language skills—to rebuild their lives in new places. Language is a critical skill to access basic needs, health care, and employment; and to weave a new community. Thanks to a partnership with the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI), Marlboro College is able to offer the English for Refugees Fellowship for educators interested in teaching English to help people build independent and dignified lives.

Marlboro College Graduate Visit Day

Date & Time: 
Apr 8 2017 - 9:00am - 1:30pm

Marlboro College Graduate and Professional Studies is opening its doors to all the thinkers, builders, dreamers, and doers out there looking to take their work and vision to the next level. Graduate students join our community to develop the skills they need to grow, not only as professionals, but as people. Before you can do things to change the world, you need to be the sort of person who gets things done. That's where we come in. Come meet our dedicated faculty and students, sit in on a class, join us for a meal, and learn all about what our programs can do for you.

Sugarhouse Tour

Date & Time: 
Mar 25 2017 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

 

On
Saturday, March 25,  at 10:00 a.m.
Windham Regional Woodlands Association will sponsor a tour of the Bunker Farm
Sugarhouse at 857 Bunker Road in Dummerston, VT.

 

Brown Bag Lunch at the River Garden: Science Experiments You Can Do at Home

Date & Time: 
Mar 7 2017 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

James Maynard
from Positive Geek will be performing science experiments using household
ingredients. Fun, learning, science, bring the kids!

Tools for Creating Simple Websites: WordPress and Squarespace

Date & Time: 
Mar 16 2017 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Selection of a Content Management System to power your next website is among the most important decisions you will make when relaunching your website. Brattleboro Area Tech will help make this decision easier with a presentation on web management options at its March meeting. The meeting will be held March 16 at 6:00 p.m. in the Co-Working Plus office on Main Street, Brattleboro.

Bob Lawson, founder of Sustainable Digital (www.sustainabledigital.com) and Marjorie Ray, owner of Codewryter (www.codewryter.com) will present on WordPress and Squarespace and take questions from the audience.

Full Circle School History Fair in MA

Date & Time: 
Mar 9 2017 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Full Circle students portray scientists, inventors

BERNARDSTON – What was photographer Dorothea Lange’s claim to fame? Did you know that Alexander Calder was the originator of the mobile, or that Jan Van Eyck was the first to master oil painting?

You can hear answers to these questions and many more Thursday, March 9, when Full Circle School students in grades 1 through 6 take on the roles of around two dozen ancient, medieval, Renaissance, Romantic and modern artists for the school’s annual History Fair. Titian, Rembrandt, Monet, and Edmonia Lewis are among other artists to be represented at the fair.

The fair will be held held at 5:30 p.m. at Full Circle School, 21 Parmenter Road, Bernardston, Mass. It is free and open to the public. It runs for about an hour.

Magical Summer Day Camp in Boyd Family Farm, Wilmington, VT

Date & Time: 
Repeats every day until Fri Jul 28 2017 .
Jul 24 2017 - 9:00am - 3:00pm
Jul 25 2017 - 9:00am - 3:00pm
Jul 26 2017 - 9:00am - 3:00pm
Jul 27 2017 - 9:00am - 3:00pm
Jul 28 2017 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

Children from 6-12 will be introduced to the nature that surrounds us through the use of exercise, art, music, writing, keeping a journal, science, reading and much more. If appropriate the younger children will be in a group on their own.

Magical Summer Day Camp in Chimney Hill, Wilmington, VT

Date & Time: 
Repeats every day until Fri Jul 14 2017 .
Jul 10 2017 - 9:00am - 3:00pm
Jul 11 2017 - 9:00am - 3:00pm
Jul 12 2017 - 9:00am - 3:00pm
Jul 13 2017 - 9:00am - 3:00pm
Jul 14 2017 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

Children from 6-12 will be introduced to the nature that surrounds us through the use of exercise, art, music, writing, keeping a journal, science, reading and much more. If appropriate the younger children will be in a group on their own.

Magical Summer Day Camp in Marlboro VT

Date & Time: 
Repeats every day until Sat Aug 05 2017 .
Jul 31 2017 - 9:00am - 2:00pm
Aug 1 2017 - 9:00am - 2:00pm
Aug 2 2017 - 9:00am - 2:00pm
Aug 3 2017 - 9:00am - 2:00pm
Aug 4 2017 - 9:00am - 2:00pm
Aug 5 2017 - 9:00am - 2:00pm

Children from 6-12 will be introduced to the nature that surrounds us through the use of exercise, art, music, writing, keeping a journal, science, reading and much more. If appropriate the younger children will be in a group on their own.

Magical Summer Day Camp at Living Memorial Park

Date & Time: 
Repeats every day until Fri Aug 25 2017 .
Aug 21 2017 - 9:00am - 3:00pm
Aug 22 2017 - 9:00am - 3:00pm
Aug 23 2017 - 9:00am - 3:00pm
Aug 24 2017 - 9:00am - 3:00pm
Aug 25 2017 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

Children from 6-12 will be introduced to the nature that surrounds us through the use of exercise, art, music, writing, keeping a journal, science, reading and much more. If appropriate the younger children will be in a group on their own.

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