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    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.

    Alvin Acerbo

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    Wed., Sept. 18, 4-5:15 p.m.

    The 25th annual Current Topics in Science Speaker Series continues with "Using a Synchrotron X-ray Microprobe for Imaging and Microspectroscopy Research in Biology and Geochemistry." Room 207. at Bentley Hall, Northern Vermont University-Johnson in Johnson. Stowe/Smuggs (map). Free.

    Caroline Beer

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    Wed., Sept. 18, 4:30-6 p.m.

    "What Can We Learn From Mexico About Gender Equality?: Comparative Politics and Global Gender Inequality" provokes thought. at Memorial Lounge, Waterman Building, University of Vermont in Burlington (map). Free.

    Stephanie Seguino

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    Wed., Sept. 18, 6-7:30 p.m.

    The coauthor of the study "Driving While Black and Brown in Vermont," which reports on the role of race in Vermont policing, reveals her methodologies, findings and ongoing investigations. Room 207. at Bentley Hall, Northern Vermont University-Johnson in Johnson. Stowe/Smuggs (map). Free.

    Current Events Conversation

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    Wed., Sept. 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.

    Jess Robinson

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    Thu., Sept. 19, 12 p.m.

    Vermont's state archaeologist gives a review of current research taking place at sites statewide. at Vermont History Museum in Montpelier. Barre/Montpelier (map). Free.

    Lunch & Learn

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    Thu., Sept. 19, 12 p.m.

    Mark Banks and Aaron Goldberg reveal historical perspectives and experiences from family heritage trips to their ancestral home in a presentation titled "Journeys to Lithuania: Echoes of the Past, Realities of the Present." at Ohavi Zedek Synagogue in Burlington (map). $6-10.

    Dustin Pari

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    Thu., Sept. 19, 6 p.m.

    Reflecting on his own paranormal research efforts, the speaker shares historical stories, evidence and would-be evidence in "Documenting the Dead." at 14th Star Brewing Co. in St. Albans. Champlain Islands/Northwest (map). $25. Buy Tickets

    Fernando Corrada

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    Thu., Sept. 19, 6:30 p.m.

    Tourists get the inside scoop on the speaker's international birding and wildlife adventures, as well as tips for planning future trips to Ecuador. at Dorothy Alling Memorial Library in Williston. Chittenden County (map). Free.

    'How Vermont's Small Indie Ski Areas Are Bucking the Merger Trend'

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    Thu., Sept. 19, 6:30 p.m.

    Panelists examine how some of the state's small ski areas survive and thrive as part of the museum's Red Bench Speaker's Series. at Vermont Ski and Snowboard Museum in Stowe. Stowe/Smuggs (map). $10.

    Ben Warstler

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    Thu., Sept. 19, 7:30 p.m.

    The Co.Starters Speaker Series gains momentum with a talk on marketing and building a customer base by the former Fortitude Solutions owner. at Do North Coworking in Lyndonville. Northeast Kingdom (map). Free.

    Education & Enrichment for Everyone

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    Fri., Sept. 20, 2-3 p.m.

    Rokeby Museum director Catherine Brooks shares her knowledge in "Abolitionists, Artists and Farmers: How the Legacy of Rokeby Museum Continues to Be Meaningful Today." at Faith United Methodist Church in South Burlington. Chittenden County (map). $5; $45 for the series.

    Irene Fertik

    Irene Fertik

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    Fri., Sept. 20, 4-6 p.m.

    A photojournalist and author, the speaker discusses her research, photography and experiences documenting the triumphs and challenges of Ethiopian Jews in Israel. Copies of her 2018 book From Tesfa to Tikva: From Hope to Hope: A Pictorial on the Ethiopian Jews in Israel are available for sale and signing. at Fletcher Free Library in Burlington (map). Free.

    Rick Winston

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    Fri., Sept. 20, 7-9 p.m.

    Clips illustrate the talk "All the Film's a Stage," which gives cinephiles a peek behind the scenes at embarrassing auditions, grueling rehearsals and big personalities. at Highland Center for the Arts in Greensboro. Northeast Kingdom (map). Free.

    Meghan Cope

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    Sun., Sept. 22, 2 p.m.

    In "Poor Farms and Orphanages in Early Vermont," the University of Vermont professor examines the precarious lives of the state's impoverished children in the early 20th-century. at Dorothy Alling Memorial Library in Williston. Chittenden County (map). Free.
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