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    Education & Enrichment for Everyone

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    Fri., Oct. 18, 2-3 p.m.

    Cuban American Friendship Society president Armando Vilaseca delivers "Cuba: A New Cold War?" at Faith United Methodist Church in South Burlington. Chittenden County (map). $5; $45 for the series.

    Carla Bley

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    Sat., Oct. 19, 6:30 p.m.

    Members of the Carla Bley Trio discuss the pianist's music and legacy. at Hood Museum, Dartmouth College in Hanover. Outside Vermont (map). Free.

    Bob Hoar

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    Sun., Oct. 20, 2 p.m.

    The historian and Bennington Battlefield State Historic Park docent speaks about the storehouses that were the target of British forces at the Battle of Bennington — which actually took place near Hoosick, N.Y. at Ethan Allen Homestead Museum in Burlington (map). Free.

    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.

    Steve Swayne & Richard Beaudoin

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    Tue., Oct. 22, 6:30 p.m.

    Two music professors discuss the history of The Magic Flute ahead of Isango Ensemble's Tuesday and Wednesday performances of Mozart's best-loved opera. at Hood Museum, Dartmouth College in Hanover. Outside Vermont (map). Free.

    Current Events Discussion Group

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    Tue., Oct. 22, 10-11:30 a.m. and Tue., Oct. 29, 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.

    Science Student Internship Presentations

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    Wed., Oct. 23, 4 p.m.

    Fishing, moose collaring and shoreline restoration are among the subjects discussed during this installment of the Current Topics in Science Speaker Series. Room 207. at Bentley Hall, Northern Vermont University-Johnson in Johnson. Stowe/Smuggs (map). Free.

    William Edelglass

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    Wed., Oct. 23, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

    How did 17th-century distinctions between groups of people develop into one of the most historically significant ideas of the modern world? The Marlboro College professor addresses this question in "A History of the Concept of Race." at Good Shepherd Episcopal Church in Barre. Barre/Montpelier (map). Free.

    Michael Wisniewski

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    Wed., Oct. 23, 7-8 p.m.

    Addressing listeners as part of the Yestermorrow Speaker Series, the Duncan Wisniewski Architecture cofounder builds understanding of "Energy-Efficient Affordable Housing." at Yestermorrow Design/Build School in Waitsfield. Mad River Valley/Waterbury (map). Free.

    Arnold Thomas

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    Wed., Oct. 23, 7-9 p.m.

    In "The Browning of America: Reconciliation or Retribution," the Jericho pastor considers how the increasing demographics of people of color will affect the social, economic, political and military dimensions of race relations in America. at Randolph Union High School in Randolph. Randolph/Royalton (map). Free.

    Brennan Gauthier

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    Wed., Oct. 23, 7 p.m.

    "A Real Monster on the Streets of Burlington: H.H. Holmes in Vermont" captivates true-crime connoisseurs. at Milton Grange Hall in Milton. Chittenden County (map). Donations.

    William Edelglass

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    Thu., Oct. 24, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

    How did 17th-century distinctions between groups of people develop into one of the most historically significant ideas of the modern world? The Marlboro College professor addresses this question in "A History of the Concept of Race." at Helen Day Art Center in Stowe. Stowe/Smuggs (map). Free.

    Chad McEachern

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    Thu., Oct. 24, 4:30 p.m.

    The Edmundite Missions president and CEO looks at "The Use of Money in the Pursuit of Social Justice." Roy Event Center. at Dion Family Student Center, Saint Michael's College in Colchester. Chittenden County (map). Free.

    Timothy McCall

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

    A certified yoga therapist as well as a physician specializing in internal medicine, Dr. McCall presents "Bringing the Whole to Reductionist Medical Science." at Davis Auditorium, Medical Education Center Pavilion, University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington (map). Free.

    Jason Smiley

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    Thu., Oct. 24, 7 p.m.

    Occult enthusiasts are enchanted as the presenter lifts the veil on a mystical Vermont clan in "The Devil's Cabinet: The Famous Eddy Family of Spirit Mediums." at Henry Sheldon Museum of Vermont History in Middlebury. Middlebury Area (map). Regular admission, $3-12; preregister; limited space.
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