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    Steve Hagenbuch

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    Wed., Feb. 27, 1:30-2:30 p.m.

    The Audubon Vermont representative taps into "Being Bird-Friendly in Vermont’s Maple Industry." at Birds of Vermont Museum in Huntington. Chittenden County (map). $5; preregister.

    Great Decisions: 'The Middle East: Regional Disorder'

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    Wed., Feb. 27, 7-9 p.m.

    Is the United States headed toward war with Iran? Participants examine this and other questions during a discussion of world affairs. at Brownell Library in Essex Junction. Chittenden County (map). Free.

    Sarah Stroup

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    Wed., March 6, 7-8:30 p.m.

    What topics are suitable for public discussion? The political scientist looks at this and other questions in "Arguing About Civility." at Brownell Library in Essex Junction. Chittenden County (map). Free.

    'Is Capitalism Worth Saving?'

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    Thu., Feb. 28, 4:30-6 p.m.

    Socialist economist Richard Wolff and free-market economist/political scientist Michael Munger advance contrasting views on a crucial question in American public life. at Dana Auditorium, Sunderland Language Center, Middlebury College in Middlebury. Middlebury Area (map). Free.

    Christina Bieber Lake

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    Tue., March 5, 4:30 p.m.

    "Frankenstein and Contemporary Issues Regarding Transhumanism" touches on the topic of synthetic biology. at Dion Family Student Center, Saint Michael's College in Colchester. Chittenden County (map). Free.

    Education & Enrichment for Everyone

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    Fri., March 1, 2-3 p.m.

    Vermont Attorney General T.J. Donovan delves into "Prison Reform." at Faith United Methodist Church in South Burlington. Chittenden County (map). $5.

    Mutsumi Matsubara Corson

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    Fri., March 1, 1:15 p.m.

    In "Hinamatsuri: Girl's Day," the senior lecturer provides cultural and historical background on a Japanese celebration of the health and happiness of young girls. at Fleming Museum of Art, University of Vermont in Burlington (map). Regular admission, $3-10; free for members, faculty, staff, students and kids 6 and under.

    Venerable Geshe Thubten Sherab

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    Tue., Feb. 26, 6-8 p.m.

    "Bodhichitta: A Discussion" dives deep into the concept of the kind heart, one of the three principal aspects on the Buddhist path to enlightenment. at Fletcher Free Library in Burlington (map). Free.

    Nancy Jay Crumbine

    Nancy Jay Crumbine

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    Wed., March 6, 7-8:30 p.m.

    Drawing on Henry David Thoreau's journals and letters, the Dartmouth College professor delivers "A Slight Sound at Evening: Why Thoreau’s Quiet Writing Endures Today." at Goodrich Memorial Library in Newport. Northeast Kingdom (map). Free.

    Sue & Marv Elliott

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    Tue., Feb. 26, 7-8:30 p.m.

    "Two Audubon Birders in Texas" includes photos and stories from the pair of avian enthusiasts. at Grace Congregational Church in Rutland. Rutland/Killington (map). Free.

    Peter Travis

    Peter Travis

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    Wed., March 6, 7-8:30 p.m.

    Geoffrey Chaucer's subtle irony shines through "Where’s Chaucer in The Canterbury Tales?" at Ilsley Public Library in Middlebury. Middlebury Area (map). Free.

    Jess Rubin

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    Mon., Feb. 25, 5:30-7 p.m.

    In "Mushroom/Fungi Research and Watershed Restoration," the speaker reveals the role of cap-and-stem varieties in repairing the Earth. at Jericho Community Center in Jericho. Chittenden County (map). Donations.

    William Edelglass

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    Sun., March 3, 2 p.m.

    The professor traces the intellectual history of the concept of race in the West, from its prehistory to today. at Jewish Community of Greater Stowe in Stowe. Stowe/Smuggs (map). Free.

    One World Library Project

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    Thu., Feb. 28, 7-8:30 p.m.

    Farhad and Amtul Khan retrace their steps from their pilgrimage to Mecca in "Hajj: A Spiritual Journey." at Lawrence Memorial Library in Bristol. Middlebury Area (map). Free.

    Honors Program Faculty Panel Discussion

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    Wed., Feb. 27, 7 p.m.

    Four professors from fields such as biology, history, economics and music weigh in on the topic of "Music and the Human Experience: The Language of Our Global Culture." at McCarthy Arts Center, Saint Michael's College in Colchester. Chittenden County (map). Free.
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