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    State of the World Community Discussions

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    Mondays, 10 a.m.

    Activist Sandy Baird leads an open forum reflecting on and analyzing current events in a nonjudgmental setting. at Fletcher Free Library in Burlington (map). Free.

    Current Events Discussion Group

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    Tue., Dec. 17, 10-11:30 a.m. and Tue., Dec. 31, 10-11:30 a.m.

    Sandy Baird moderates a forum for the lively and courteous expression of views on the issues of the day. at Brownell Library in Essex Junction. Chittenden County (map). Free.

    Race Conversations

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    Third Tuesday of every month, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Continues through Dec. 17

    Guided by Ijeoma Oluo's book So You Want to Talk About Race, community members explore concepts of culture, power and equity with facilitator Life LeGeros. at Waterbury Public Library in Waterbury. Mad River Valley/Waterbury (map). Free; preregister.

    Current Events Conversation

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    Wed., Dec. 18, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

    Newsworthy subjects take the spotlight in this informal discussion. at Dorothy Alling Memorial Library in Williston. Chittenden County (map). Free.

    TEDx Brownell Library

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    Wed., Dec. 18, 7-8:30 p.m.

    Lifelong learners watch TED Talk videos centered on the topic "Positive Thinking." at Brownell Library in Essex Junction. Chittenden County (map). Free.

    Adam Krakowski & Jeff S. Baker II

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    Thu., Dec. 19, 12-1 p.m.

    History buffs and beer hounds find common ground in the Third Thursday talk "Burlington Brewing: A History of Craft Beer in the Queen City." at Vermont History Museum in Montpelier. Barre/Montpelier (map). Free.

    Lunch & Learn

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    Thu., Dec. 19, 12 p.m.

    Barbara Johnson, Ithaca College professor emerita of anthropology, shares her research into "The Songs of an Ancient Community of Jewish Women in Cochin, India and Israel." at Ohavi Zedek Synagogue in Burlington (map). $6.

    Nika 'Early Bird' Meyers

    Nika 'Early Bird' Meyers

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    Fri., Dec. 20, 7-8:30 p.m.

    Using photos, videos and stories, the hiker recounts her journey toward setting the unsupported female record on the Long Trail. at Green Mountain Club Headquarters in Waterbury Center. Mad River Valley/Waterbury (map). $5-8.

    Irene Kacandes

    Irene Kacandes

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    Wed., Jan. 8, 7-8:30 p.m.

    In "Creativity and Historical Truths," the scholar argues that memoir, fiction, music and art best convey reality. at Norwich Congregational Church in Norwich. Upper Valley (map). Free.

    Bob Pepperman Taylor

    Bob Pepperman Taylor

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    Wed., Jan. 8, 7-8:30 p.m.

    The University of Vermont professor discusses the relationship between and current-day implications of Henry David Thoreau's political and environmental messages "Reading Thoreau in the 21st Century." at St. Johnsbury Athenaeum in St. Johnsbury. Northeast Kingdom (map). Free.

    Catherine Sanderson

    Catherine Sanderson

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    Wed., Jan. 8, 7-8:30 p.m.

    Cutting-edge research from the field of positive psychology informs "The Science of Happiness." at Brownell Library in Essex Junction. Chittenden County (map). Free.

    Robert Wyatt

    Robert Wyatt

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    Wed., Jan. 8, 7-8:30 p.m.

    "The Sound of Music: Diamond Jubilee" reveals the history behind the Tony Award-winning play that was later adapted into an Academy Award-winning film. at Ilsley Public Library in Middlebury. Middlebury Area (map). Free.

    'The Next Frontier of Vermont’s Backcountry Skiing'

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    Thu., Jan. 9, 6:30-8 p.m.

    Snow sports enthusiasts get a glimpse of the future, thanks to this Red Bench Speaker's Series talk. at Vermont Ski and Snowboard Museum in Stowe. Stowe/Smuggs (map). $10.

    Marjorie Gale

    Marjorie Gale

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    Thu., Jan. 9, 7-8:30 p.m.

    A catastrophic event comes into focus in "Moving Earth: Cotton Brook and Other Landslides in Vermont," a talk illustrated with images and videos. at Green Mountain Club Headquarters in Waterbury Center. Mad River Valley/Waterbury (map). $5-8.

    Hope Greenberg

    Hope Greenberg

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    Fri., Jan. 10, 8-10 p.m.

    Fashion meets literature in "Bare Bosoms and Padded Calves," a talk on clothing from the time of Jane Austen. at Governor's House in Hyde Park in Hyde Park. Stowe/Smuggs (map). $14 incudes dessert; preregister.
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