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    Shalom Goldman


    Tue., Nov. 19, 4-5 p.m.

    The Middlebury College professor who coauthored the libretto and wrote the vocal texts for the opera Akhnaten speaks ahead of a November 23 broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera. Unity Hall. at Congregational Church in Middlebury. Middlebury Area (map). Free.

    Bill Mares


    Tue., Nov. 19, 6-7 p.m.

    What's all the buzz about? "Bees Besieged: A History of Beekeeping" lays out the origin and evolution of the occupation sometimes called "farming for intellectuals." at Carpenter-Carse Library in Hinesburg. Chittenden County (map). Free.

    Damian Costello


    Tue., Nov. 19, 6:30-7:45 p.m.

    A historical lecture explores the life and legacy of Lakota holy man Nicholas Black Elk. at Milton Public Library in Milton. Chittenden County (map). Free.

    Join Neal Pease


    Tue., Nov. 19, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

    Listeners bring questions to the talk "Hormone Balance in Women and Men." at Chemists By Nature in Colchester. Chittenden County (map). Free.

    'Magnesium, the Forgotten Mineral'


    Tue., Nov. 19, 6:30 p.m.

    Experts break down why magnesium is so important to our bodies and whether our food provides enough of the mineral. at Chemists By Nature in Colchester. Chittenden County (map). Free.

    Lisa Brooks


    Tue., Nov. 19, 7 p.m.

    A professor of English and American studies at Amherst College, the speaker shares her knowledge in “Reframing Early History: King Philip’s War and the Abenaki Nation." at Mack Hall Auditorium in Northfield. Barre/Montpelier (map). Free.

    Current Events Discussion Group


    Tue., Nov. 19, 10-11:30 a.m. and Tue., Nov. 26, 10-11:30 a.m.

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

    Current Events Conversation


    Wed., Nov. 20, 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.

    Ginger Nickerson


    Wed., Nov. 20, 4 p.m.

    “Telling Stories: Using Qualitative Research to Explore Natural Resource Management Issues” 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.

    Erik Esselstrom

    Erik Esselstrom


    Wed., Nov. 20, 4:30-6 p.m.

    The full professor lecture "In the Shadow of Mao’s Mushroom Clouds: Japanese Reactions to Chinese Nuclear Weapons in the 1960s" engages audience members. at Memorial Lounge, Waterman Building, University of Vermont in Burlington (map). Free.

    Jim Condos


    Wed., Nov. 20, 6-8 p.m.

    Laws relating to accountability in all levels of government become crystal clear in a stop on the Vermont Secretary of State's Transparency Tour. at St. Johnsbury Athenaeum in St. Johnsbury. Northeast Kingdom (map). Free.

    TEDx Brownell Library


    Wed., Nov. 20, 7-8:30 p.m.

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

    Lunch & Learn


    Thu., Nov. 21, 12 p.m.

    Vermont state legislators from Brattleboro, Sen. Becca Balint and Rep. Emilie Kornheiser, look to a more hopeful political future in "Where Do We Go From Here?" at Ohavi Zedek Synagogue in Burlington (map). $6.

    Christopher Klein


    Thu., Nov. 21, 12 p.m.

    History buffs hear the outlandish story of the Irish American revolutionaries who tried to free Ireland by invading … Canada. at Vermont History Museum in Montpelier. Barre/Montpelier (map). Free.
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