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Welcome to the Capital City Community Calendar. This is a comprehensive events calendar connecting our community with the wide array of events offered at in our vibrant city. If you are hosting an event in Montpelier, you are invited to list your event details here on our community calendar. Before submitting a community event, please refer to the calendar policy.
October 16, 2017, 10:00 AM - October 26, 2017, 12:00 PM @ North Branch Nature Center
Running 11 weeks on Mondays, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (note change in time), starting September 18th and ending November 27th. This in an outdoor playgroup for parents, children, and children ages 0-5. Join us for 2 hours of spontaneous play, exploration, discovery, song, nature inspired art, and oral storytelling. This playgroup offers a community experience that models ways in which the natural environment can be used as a tool for child-led learning and play. Donations welcomed. *This playgroup is based entirely outdoors. Please be prepared with water, snack, and warm clothing that is suitable for getting wet and dirty!
October 21, 2017, 7:00 PM - October 23, 2017, 11:00 PM @ North Branch Nature Center
Every fall migrating pint-sized Saw-whet Owls filter through Vermont unseen and unheard. We invite you to join this exciting opportunity to view these common, yet seldom-seen, birds. Follow signs from North Branch Nature Center parking lot to the banding station and be sure to dress warmly.
October 23, 2017, 10:00 AM - November 2, 2017, 12:00 PM @ North Branch Nature Center
October 24, 2017, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Montpelier Senior Activity Center
Join health care providers and fellow community members as we gather to screen “Being Mortal,” a PBS Frontline production inspired by Dr. Atul Gawande’s book of the same title. For Gawande, a New Yorker writer and a renowned surgeon at Boston’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the DanaFarber Cancer Institute, too many questions are going unasked. Questions like: What are your priorities if
your time is limited?
October 24, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Bear Pond Books
The Newbery Medal-winning author of Bridge to Terabithia, the beloved Vermont children's author Katherine Paterson celebrates the launch of her new book, My Brigadista Year, with a reading and signing at Bear Pond Books!
"My Brigadista Year" is an engrossing historical novel that follows a young Cuban teenager as she volunteers for Fidel Castro's national literacy campaign and travels into the impoverished countryside to teach others how to read.
Free and open to the public. Q&A and refreshments served.
October 27, 2017, 7:00 PM - October 29, 2017, 11:00 PM @ North Branch Nature Center
October 27, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ North Branch Nature Center
Join Annie for a slide-illustrated talk about the land and people of Kenya, its history, geography, and wildlife, from the coastal city of Malindi to Masaai Mara National Preserve, part of the Greater Mara Ecosystem. You’ll get a peek at the gathering of the wildebeest for their amazing semi-annual migration, as well as watch a giraffe give kisses. The traditional Kikuyu wedding ceremony joining two cross-continental families is a cultural gem, and you’re invited! Suitable for all ages.
October 28, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Montpelier High School Cafeteria
Join us at Montpelier High School Saturday, October 28th at 1pm for an afternoon of free fun, games, prizes, refreshments and entertainment.
This Event is for grades 6 and under and will be held in the MHS Cafeteria from 1—2:30pm.
There will be a magic show performed by special guest Marko the Magician starting at 2pm.
October 28, 2017, 7:00 PM - October 30, 2017, 11:00 PM @ North Branch Nature Center
October 30, 2017, 10:00 AM - November 9, 2017, 12:00 PM @ North Branch Nature Center
October 31, 2017, 10:00 AM - December 23, 2017, 5:00 PM
August Burns & Heidi Broner, New American Realism
At the T.W. Wood Gallery
46 Barre Street, Montpelier, VT
October 31- December 23, 2017
The T. W. Wood Gallery at 46 Barre St in Montpelier, Vermont is pleased to announce the New American Realism exhibit of Vermont artists Heidi Broner August Burns. The exhibit runs from October 31 through December 22, with an opening reception on Thursday, November 2, from 5:00-7:00 pm. The reception is free and will offer an opportunity to meet the artists, purchase art and enjoy refreshments. There will be a Gallery Art Talk with the artists on Friday, December 1 at 6:00 pm. Broner and Burns’ will discuss their artwork followed by a time for discussion with the audience. . This show is one of the highlights of the Gallery this year and is not to be missed!
For more information contact the Gallery’s Director Ginny Callan at 802-262-6035 firstname.lastname@example.org or go to www.twwoodgallery.org