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    Current Events Discussion Group

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    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    One World Library Project

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    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.

    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.

    Ezra Ranz-Schleifer

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

    A Co.Starters Speaker Series talk with the local maker and entrepreneur covers creating goals and growth plans. at Do North Coworking in Lyndonville. Northeast Kingdom (map). Free.

    Education & Enrichment for Everyone

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    Fri., Oct. 25, 2-3 p.m.

    CCTV Center for Media & Democracy executive director Lauren-Glenn Davitian touts the importance of public access TV to democracy. at Faith United Methodist Church in South Burlington. Chittenden County (map). $5; $45 for the series.

    Howard Coffin

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    Sun., Oct. 27, 2 p.m.

    In "Vermont, 1800 and Froze to Death: The Cold Year of 1816," the aptly named historian recounts one of the coldest and strangest years on record in the Green Mountain State. at Fair Haven Free Library in Fair Haven. Rutland/Killington (map). Free.

    Dave Hohle

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    Sun., Oct. 27, 2 p.m.

    Through the First Church of Christ, Scientist-sponsored lecture "Time Is Not a Factor in Your Life," listeners learn to gain dominion by living in the timeless, stressless, spiritual now. at Community Sailing Center in Burlington (map). Free.
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