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    Thu., Jan. 17, 12 p.m.

    Attendees gather information about Pathways Vermont, a nonprofit organization that transforms the lives of Vermonters experiencing life challenges. at Ohavi Zedek Synagogue in Burlington (map). $6.

    Zack Porter

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    Thu., Jan. 17, 7 p.m.

    Presenting as part of a Green Mountain Club public meeting, the wilderness expert offers the slideshow, "Hiking off the Beaten Path: The Best Adventures You've Never Heard of in the Northern Rockies." at T.W. Wood Gallery in Montpelier. Barre/Montpelier (map). Free.

    Jia Kim

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    Fri., Jan. 18, 1 p.m.

    "What is Chamber Music," an ArtSmart lunchtime lecture, pulls back the curtain on classical music. at Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center, Stowe Mountain Resort in Stowe. Stowe/Smuggs (map). $10-20.

    David Mears

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    Sat., Jan. 19, 7:30 p.m.

    Fans of feathered fliers flock to hear "Avoiding Cardinal Sins: Protecting Vermont’s Birds." Register and arrive at 6 p.m. for a pre-talk vegetarian dinner. at Unitarian Church of Montpelier in Montpelier. Barre/Montpelier (map). Free; $20 for dinner; preregister; limited space.

    Mike Ather

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    Sun., Jan. 20, 2-3 p.m.

    Through “Living Like Original Vermonters of the Winooski – Applying the Best of the Past for a Sustainable Future," listeners learn about the environmental and health benefits of native plants and mushrooms. at Ethan Allen Homestead Museum in Burlington (map). Free.

    Samuel Neuberg

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    Sun., Jan. 20, 2 p.m.

    Sartorially savvy Vermonters hear "Fashion and the Evolution of the 19th-Century Silhouette." at Woodstock History Center in Woodstock. Upper Valley (map). Free.

    Kathy & Steven Light

    Kathy & Steven Light

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    Sun., Jan. 20, 4-6 p.m.

    With photos, videos and music on hand, the speakers retrace their steps in "Kathy and Steven's Long Walk on the Camino de Santiago." at Plainfield Town Hall Opera House in Plainfield. Barre/Montpelier (map). $15.

    Jonathan L. Walton

    Jonathan L. Walton

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    Mon., Jan. 21, 4:30 p.m.

    Author, social ethicist and religious scholar Jonathan L. Walton was raised to honor the mission of the civil rights movement. “It … was about how do you extend the legacy of service and commitment to something greater than yourself,” he explained in a 2013 Boston Globe interview. The Harvard University professor of religion and society shares his expertise in books such as 2009’s Watch This! The Ethics and Aesthetics of Black Televangelism and 2018’s A Lens of Love: Reading the Bible in Its World for Our World. His keynote address for the Saint Michael’s College Martin Luther King Jr. Convocation Week is “No One Is Free Until We Are All Free: The Centrality of Collective Liberation for an Inclusive Vision of the World.” at Chapel of Saint Michael the Archangel, Saint Michael's College in Colchester. Chittenden County (map). Free.

    Kathleen Kesson

    Kathleen Kesson

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    Tue., Jan. 22, 12-1 p.m.

    "Channeling John Dewey: What Would Vermont’s Philosopher Have to Say About Personalized Learning?," delivered by the local author, is the first installment of a new speaker series for state employees and members of the public. at Pavilion Building in Montpelier. Barre/Montpelier (map). Free.

    Mike Blust

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    Tue., Jan. 22, 7-8:30 p.m.

    Entomology enthusiasts fly in for the slide show and talk "Dragonflies: Hawks of the Insect World." at Grace Congregational Church in Rutland. Rutland/Killington (map). Free.

    'Powers of the Presidency'

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    Tue., Jan. 22, 7-8:30 p.m.

    The League of Women Voters of Central Vermont hosts an animated conversation on checks and balances as they relate to the commander in chief. at Kellogg-Hubbard Library in Montpelier. Barre/Montpelier (map). Free; preregister.

    Jeremy Beaudry

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    Wed., Jan. 23, 6-7 p.m.

    The Design: WTF!? series talk "Designing Human-Scaled Healthcare" offers solutions to the often-dehumanizing effects of the healthcare system. at Maglianero in Burlington (map). $5-15; free for Masters in Emergent Media at Champlain College students.

    One World Library Project

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    Thu., Jan. 24, 6-7:30 p.m.

    Middlingo cofounders Joanna Doria and May Poduschnick communicate the value and process of teaching children a second or even third language. at Lawrence Memorial Library in Bristol. Middlebury Area (map). Free.

    Naturalist Journeys Presentation Series

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    Fri., Jan. 25, 7-8:30 p.m.

    Expert forager Russ Cohen serves up "Nibbling on Natives in Your Backyard and Beyond." at North Branch Nature Center in Montpelier. Barre/Montpelier (map). Donations.

    'How to Best Rescue Our Compromised Federal Representative Democracy'

    'How to Best Rescue Our Compromised Federal Representative Democracy'

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    Wed., Jan. 30, 6-8 p.m.

    In the first of a two-part dialogue, attendees of all political ideologies use loaned iClicker devices to respond to thought-provoking questions about the United States' current form of government. at South Burlington Community Library, University Mall in South Burlington. Chittenden County (map). Free.
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