Announcements 2013

Lauren Wilder: Hand in Hand Community Thanksgiving Dinner

The Hand In Hand Community Thanksgiving meal will be served from 3p.m. to 5p.m. on November 28, 2013.
Dinner will be served buffet style with a variety of traditional and vegetarian options.
As always, dinner is served free. Donations are appreciated.

Dinner is served in the Social Hall at the North Unitarian Chapel Society at 7 Church St. in Woodstock, Vt.
For more information contact Lauren Wilder at (802)299-1777
All are welcome!
Hope to see you there.
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Ann Day: Poetry Reading Event / In Tribute of Betty Little

PSOV READS POETRY AT THE GABLE-13.8.19
November 2, 2013

Morning Program
10:00 A.M. Introductions
· Tamra Higgins, PSOV President- Welcome and “Why Poetry is Important.”
· Betty Gaechter, reads the opening poems by Betty Little
· PSOV members read their favorite poems (7 members; approximately 15 minutes)
· Close: Ann Day-“Who We Are and What We do.”

11:30 A.M. lunch bring your own sandwich. 
 Beverages and sweets will be provided by our host the Gables at East Mountain.

Afternoon Program
Open Mic. Local poets are invited to participate. 
Sign up by emailing Tamra at tamrajhiggins@gmail.com
Readers will read in the order of signing up and will have 3 minutes each (time will be adjusted depending on number of participants)

There is no charge for this event. 
Local poets and those interested in poetry are being invited for the day. If you plan to read a poem please register.

Directions for reaching the Gable: From Rutland: At the intersection of Route 7 and Route 4, take Route 4 east to the blinking light. Turn right on to Town Line Road. Go over a mile to Gleason, turn right and the first turn on your right, which leads through Heritage Hill to the Gables on your right. There is a red brick entrance. Park wherever you can. Enter the front entrance past the lobby desk down the hall to the Commons. From: White River Junction to Woodstock travel east on Route 4 through Killington. At the blinking light turn left on to Town Line Road and proceed as above.

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              KILLINGTON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE 
          MEMBER TO MEMBER  BENEFITS 2013-2014

MOUNTAIN MEADOWS CROSS COUNTRY SKI AND SNOW SHOE CENTER WOULD LIKE TO OFFER A DISCOUNTED SEASON PASS TO KILLINGTON CHAMBER MEMBERS AND THEIR EMPLOYEES. THIS SPECIALLY PRICED SEASON PASS IS PRICED AT $25 PER PERSON AND IS AVAILABLE ONLY UNTIL DECEMBER 15TH!!! THIS IS ONLY OFFERED TO CHAMBER MEMBER BUISNESS'! TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THIS OFFER, PLEASE GATHER A LIST OF THOSE INTERESTED FROM YOUR COMPANY AND SUBMIT THE LIST AND ONE CHECK FOR THE GROUP TO:

  MOUNTAIN MEADOWS CROSS COUNTRY SKI AND SNOW SHOE CENTER 

    2363 RT 4

    KILLINGTON, VT 05751

HURRY AND GET YOUR PASS BEFORE DECEMBER 15TH!! INDIVIDUALS MAY PICK UP THEIR SEASON PASS AT THE MOUNTAIN MEADOWS TOURING CENTER AS SOON AS WE ARE OPEN FOR SKIING!! ENJOY THE SEASON!! 


MIKE AND DIANE MILLER 802-775 0035

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Saskia Hagen Groom–Producer/Executive Director –Rutland Youth Theatre 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 

Open Auditions – 
Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Jr. - The Musical 

Music by Alan Menken, Lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, Book by Linda Woolverton 

Produced by Saskia Hagen Groom 
Directed by Eric Mallette 
Vocal Directed by Melissa Chesnut-Tangerman 
Choreography by Jennifer Garrow 
Staged Managed by Mikki Lane 

Auditions: 
10/20/13 3:00 – 6:00 pm AT MISS JACKIE’S (HOWE CENTER) 
10/21/13 6:00 – 8:00 pm at Godnick Adult Center 
Grades: K – 12 - Choose one audition day 
If selected, there is a $48 per person or an $83 per family participation fee. 
Rehearsals: Mon 6:30-8:30 pm (vocal principals only) Wed 5:30 – 8:00 pm (principals) and Saturdays 1:00 - 4:00 pm and Sundays 3:00 – 6:00 pm 
Show dates: December 13, 2013 at 7pm & December 14, 2013 at 2pm and 7pm at Paramount Theatre 
Tickets: $8 children/seniors $10 adults 

Audiences will be transported to the heart of provincial life in a lovely French town as award-winning Rutland Youth Theatre in partnership with the Paramount Theatre presents this enchanted story. When Maurice becomes lost in the woods on the way to the fair, he seeks shelter in an old castle, but the master of the castle is a horrible beast that takes him captive. Maurice's daughter, Belle, must then give up her freedom to save his life. Belle's taming of the unfortunate Beast and his ultimate transformation back into a handsome prince is a beloved fairy tale about very different people finding strength in one another and learning how to love. 


Rutland Youth Theatre is part of the Rutland Recreation and Parks Department and is a non-for-profit organization. For more information on upcoming productions and workshops, please visit www.rutlandrec.com/rutland-youth-theatre or visit us on Facebook.
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Saskia Hagen Groom –Producer/Executive Director –Rutland Youth Theatre 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe 

Dramatized by Joseph Robinette from the story by C.S. Lewis - Full length play 
Produced by Saskia Hagen Groom 
Directed by Nancy Manney 
Staged Managed by Mikki Lane 

October 18, 2013 7pm 
October 19, 2013 2pm and 7pm 
Theatre @ Rutland Intermediate School 
Library Street, Rutland, VT 
Tickets: $6 children/seniors $8 adults 

Award-winning Rutland Youth Theatre presents C.S. Lewis' classic, set in the land of Narnia, faithfully. The play recreates the magic and mystery of Aslan, the great lion, his struggle with the White Witch, and the adventures of four children who inadvertently wander from an old wardrobe into the exciting, never-to-be-forgotten Narnia. The intense action features chases, duels and escapes as the witch is determined to keep Narnia in her possession and to end the reign of Aslan. All the memorable episodes from the story are represented in this exciting dramatization: the temptation of Edmund by the witch, the slaying of the evil wolf by Peter, the witnessing of Aslan's resurrection by Susan and Lucy, the crowing of the four new rulers of Narnia, and more. The supporting characters are also here: the unicorn, the centaur and other forest animals, along with Father Christmas, Mr. and Mrs. Beaver and Tumnus the Faun. This is a story of love, faith, courage and giving, with its triumph of good over evil. 

With such local favorites as Skyler Ambrose as Aslan; Lily Burnham as the White Witch; Haley Lassen as Lucy; Miles Allen as Edmund; Katrina LaFemina as Susan; Lennon Philo as Peter; Casey McMullen and Cordelia Smith as Mr. and Mrs. Beaver; Alyssa Eaton as the Unicorn; Olivia Renaud as the Kentauride; Zachary Zupan as Mr. Tumnus; Garrett Wait as Fenris Ulf, Megan O’Connor and Sarah Calvin as Dwarfs; Molly Burnham and Torrance Behrendt as Elfs; Eliza Ligon as the White Stag; Ashley Brown, Olivia Gillespie, Anna Kerr, Katelynn Regula, Cordelia Senecal, Emma Suker and Sarah Varney as Aslan’s Followers; Leah Allen, Edmund Cyr, Siobhan Gallagher, William Gregory, Keenan Hogan and Zane Zupan as the Witch’s Army; Evelyn Bushey, Isabella LaFemina, Miranda Martin and Kelsey McCullough as Wood Nymphs. 


Rutland Youth Theatre is part of the Rutland Recreation and Parks Department and is a non-for-profit organization. For more information on upcoming productions and workshops, please visit www.rutlandrec.com/rutland-youth-theatre or visit us on Facebook.
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Alice Sciore / New Killington Arts Guild Gallery Sign


Here is our sign actually at our gallery. It was installed last week on that fiercely hot day by Mike Young, up and down
the ladder he worked so hard with all the patience possible,,, I eyeballed placement. It's a very exciting moment and we hope you are pleased.

Sign Design: Alice Sciore  Manufactured By: Awesome Graphics  Installed by: Mike Young
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Lauren Wilder / Hand In Hand Community Dinners:
Here are the upcoming themes for the Thursday Hand In Hand Community Dinners:

Sep 05 National Cheese Pizza Day

12 “On this day...”

19 “Talk like a Pirate Day”

26 “Happy Birthday Johnny Appleseed”

Oct 03 “Unity Day - Germany"

10 “World Mental Health Day - Mental Health and Older Adults”

17 “National Black Poetry Day”

24 “United Nations Day”

31 “Halloween”

Meals are served from 5:00 -7:00 in the Social Hall of the Unitarian Universalist Church located at 7 Church St. in Woodstock, Vt. Hand In Hand is dedicated to sustainable community growth and development in Woodstock and the surrounding community. All are welcome. Donations accepted. For further information, contact 
Lauren Jane Wilder (802)299-1777 or handinhandcommunityservice@gmail.com.
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AUGUST 20, 2013
A FIELD TRIP TO THE WORKSHOP AND GALLERY OF 

ROBERT PYE'S MOUNT CARMEL MARBLE SCULPTING FACILITY

THIS KILLINGTON ARTS GUILD FIELD TRIP WILL GO FROM 2:00 TO 4:00pm
The facility is located at 39 Mountain Spring Road, Chittenden, Vt.
Robert will provide an expository tour of his workshop and guests will be invited to tour the gallery and the sculptures on the outside grounds. 

For information or directions to the facility, email Sally Curtis atsdck@vermontel.net or call at 802-422-3852.
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From Linda Fondulas: Newhall Farm Ice Cider Wins Gold and Double Gold Medals

The Finger Lakes International Wine Competition took place earlier this year where 70 judges sampled nearly 3500 wines from all 50 states plus 12 Canadian provinces and 20 other countries, including Newhall Farm Ice Cider from Reading, Vermont.

Having just won a gold medal at the Great Lakes Cider & Perry Competition (GLINTCAP) in Grand Rapids, Michigan, all at Newhall Farm are thrilled to receive this second win, and a Double Gold makes it triply rewarding.

Using only select estate grown apples from Newhall Farm in Reading, Vermont, Newhall Farm Ice Cider is available at selected retail stores, restaurants and inns, and is now also available to wholesale accounts through Artisanal Cellars.

Serve NEWHALL FARM ICE CIDER as a sophisticated alternative to dessert, as an exceptional complement to cheese, spicy foods, charcuterie, or enjoy with cream desserts, good old-fashioned apple pie with ice cream, and as a wedding cake wine extraordinaire!
For more information go to:
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MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING directed by Saskia Hagen Groom 

(Traveling Shakespeare Troupe with productions to be performed On The Green in Rutland area towns and rain locations nearby.) Rutland Youth Theatre, with a cast of 23 local area teenagers, presents another great Shakespeare’s tale this summer! 

Show times and locations are as follows: 

July 23, 2013 at 6pm The Maples, Rutland (selected scenes only) 
July 24, 2013 at 7pm Pavilion at Castleton State College, Castleton 
July 25, 2013 at 6:30pm The Gables, Rutland (selected scenes only) 
July 26, 2013 at 7pm Godnick Adult Center Green, Rutland 
July 27, 2013 at 2pm Wallingford Recreation Field, Wallingford 
July 27, 2013 at 7pm West Rutland Rec Park, West Rutland 
July 28, 2013 12 Noon Pine Hill Park Quarry (Giorgetti) in Rutland ½ mile hike in/out 

FREE EVENT (donations accepted) All locations are handicapped accessible with the exception of Giorgetti’s Pine Hill Park! 


Don Pedro and his men return after the war to stay at Messina’s Governor Leonato’s house. Claudio, falls in love with Leonato’s daughter, Hero, and all conspire to set a "lover's trap" for Benedick, an arrogant confirmed bachelor, and Hero’s cousin, Beatrice, his favorite sparring partner. Meanwhile, Don Pedro’s bastard brother, the evil Don Jon, conspires to break up the wedding by accusing Hero of infidelity. In the end, though, it all turns out to be "Much Ado About Nothing." 

Stage Manager, Mikki Lane - The cast features several local favorites, including Olivia Renaud as Beatrice, Will Giering as Benedick, Garrett Hastings as Don Pedro, Kyle Mead as Leonato, Brenna Coombs as Hero, Andy Freeman as Claudio, Dylan Beebe as Don John, Dmitri Freeman as Borachio, Skyler Ambrose as Conrad, Elijah Keane as Dogberry, Lennon Philo as Verges, Emily Wight as Friar Francis, Alex Wetherby as Antonio, Phoebe Sargeant as Ursula, Olivia Lane as Margaret, Garrett Waite as Balthasar, Kelsey McCullough as Sexton, Savannah Hastings and Alyssa Eaton as ladies and watchmen, Sophia Duffy as Seacole, Rachel Patch as lady and Props Master, Terry Potter as Messenger and Katrina LaFemina as lady and Assistant Stage Manager. 

Rutland Youth Theatre is part of the Rutland Recreation and Parks Department and is a non-for-profit organization. For more information on upcoming productions and workshops, please visit

Saskia Hagen Groom –Producer/Director –Rutland Youth Theatre 

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Bridgewater Humanities Presents:

Poetry 180:
A Turning Back to Poetry
An anthology of contemporary poems edited by:
former US Poet Laureate Billy Collins

Sponsored by:
Vermont Humanities Council
Tuesday - May 7th
6:30 P.M.

Location:
Bridgewater Historical Society
12 North Bridgewater Road
Bridgewater, Vt.

In collaboration with:
Vermont Reads
A Statewide, One Book Community Reading Program

Please join us to share and discuss:
Poetry 180: A Turning Back to Poetry
In addition, bring your original or favorite poetry to share.

Refreshments Served * All are Welcome
Donations accepted

For more information contact:
Lauren Jane Wilder
(802)299-1777
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Happy New Year!

Ars Poetica reschedule date
                                                  Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013
Please Join us 
Ars Poetica
Love Of The Written Word
Wednesday, January 02, 2012
6:00-8:00 P.M.

Sherburne Memorial Library / River Road - Killington, Vermont

Bring original or favorite written works to read 
Come to listen
Refreshments served * Donations accepted
Optional prompt for December: It makes me smile
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Books/initial program information available for upcoming Vermont Reads program
Sponsored by Vermont Humanities in Collaboration with:
Hand In Hand Community Service * Ars Poetica * Bridgewater Humanities * Sherburne Memorial Library

Poetry 180: A Turning Back To Poetry -
An Anthology Of Contemporary Poems 
Edited By Former US Poet Laureate - Billy Collins

See You There!
For more information contact:
Lauren Jane Wilder
(802)299-1777