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    Paul Searls & Amanda Gustin


    Wed., Nov. 6, 7 p.m.

    The conversation "Repeopling Vermont: How We Got to Where We Are" addresses the changing face of the state, as well as efforts to bring much-needed development while preserving rural values. at Kellogg-Hubbard Library in Montpelier. Barre/Montpelier (map). Free.

    Race Conversations


    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.

    Joseph Citro


    Thu., Oct. 17, 7 p.m.

    In conjunction with the exhibition "Conjuring the Dead: Spirit Art in the Age of Radical Reform," the folklorist explores “Spirited Vermont — Green Mountain Mediums, Mystics and Miracle Workers." at Henry Sheldon Museum of Vermont History in Middlebury. Middlebury Area (map). Regular admission, $3-12; preregister; limited space.

    Lunch & Learn


    Thu., Oct. 17, 12 p.m.

    Bor Yang, the first woman executive director of the Vermont Human Rights Commission, talks about inequity in the Green Mountain State. at Ohavi Zedek Synagogue in Burlington (map). $6-10.

    Dan Benardot


    Wed., Oct. 16, 7 p.m.

    Led by the registered dietitian and former U.S. Olympic team nutritionist, the public forum “Key Considerations for Nutrition and Physical Activity” offers information on maximizing health, wellness and athletic performance. Room 202. at Yokum 200 Auditorium, SUNY Plattsburgh in Plattsburgh. Outside Vermont (map). Free.

    'The Next Frontier of Vermont’s Backcountry Skiing'


    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.

    Lizzy Shackelford

    Lizzy Shackelford


    Tue., Oct. 15, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

    In "Finding Your Voice and Doing Your Part," the former diplomat with the U.S. State Department shines a light on the role each individual has to play in affecting positive change. at Harwood Union High School in South Duxbury. Mad River Valley/Waterbury (map). Free.

    Richard Taylor


    Wed., Oct. 30, 4 p.m.

    “Quantifying Labile Organic Carbon Dynamics in Antarctic Peninsula Sediments: A Radiocarbon Approach” engages learners as part of the Current Topics in Science Speaker Series. Room 207. at Bentley Hall, Northern Vermont University-Johnson in Johnson. Stowe/Smuggs (map). Free.

    Education & Enrichment for Everyone


    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.

    Kate O’Neill


    Tue., Oct. 15, 4:30 p.m.

    Reflecting on her late sibling Madelyn Linsenmeir, the Seven Days contributor shares “Junkie, Sister, Daughter, Mom: A Love Story From the Opioid Epidemic." at Stearns Student Center, Northern Vermont University-Johnson in Johnson. Stowe/Smuggs (map). Free.

    Michael Wisniewski


    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.

    Cassandra Hartblay


    Thu., Oct. 17, 12:15 p.m.

    The sociocultural medical anthropologist applies her expertise when reflecting on the process of coproducing the play I Was Never Alone in locations worldwide. at Dana Auditorium, Sunderland Language Center, Middlebury College in Middlebury. Middlebury Area (map). Free.

    Rich Lyons


    Thu., Oct. 17, 7:30 p.m.

    A Co.Starters Speaker Series talk with the Passumpsic Bank chief financial officer covers sales projections and cash flow. at Do North Coworking in Lyndonville. Northeast Kingdom (map). Free.

    Susan Morse


    Tue., Oct. 29, 6:30 p.m.

    Have catamounts really come back to New England? The wildlife biologist brings her photographs and research on North American cougars to Fairlee for the first in a new series of lectures on the environment and people of the Upper Valley. at Fairlee Town Hall Auditorium in Fairlee. Upper Valley (map). $10-15.

    One World Library Project


    Thu., Oct. 24, 7-8:30 p.m.

    Sudanese refugee Akol Aguek reflects on his experiences in "Lost Boy to Refugee to American Citizen.” at Lawrence Memorial Library in Bristol. Middlebury Area (map). Free.
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