Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning Presents “The Civil War: Its Causes and Their Legacy”

The Civil War: Its Causes and Their Legacy Tuesday, October 13 from 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm via Zoom Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) welcomes Steven Sodergren, Professor of History and Political Science at Norwich University, to talk about the Civil War: its causes and their legacy. While slavery was clearly a part of why the Civil War...

Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning Presents “The Politics of Matriarchy: Evita Peron and Female Leadership

The Politics of Matriarchy: Evita Peron and Female Leadership Tuesday, October 6 from 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm via Zoom Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) welcomes Dr. Mark Szuchman to talk about Evita Peron, who represents an exceptional international case study of a woman who ascended to the highest levels of political leadership. Eva (“Evita,” as she is...

The Southern Vermont Arts Center Presents “Maxine Linehan & Friends – A Special Open Air Concert”

Maxine Linehan & Friends – A Special Open Air Concert at SVAC Thursday, September 17, 2020* 6 – 7 p.m. Concert Tickets: $35 (SVAC members receive a 10% discount) Experience a one-night only event with internationally acclaimed recording artist Maxine Linehan under the trees at SVAC. While Maxine has performed for thousands at some of the world’s most prestigious venues...

Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning Presents “Women in War: Honoring All Those Who Serve”

Women and War: Honoring All Those Who Serve Tuesday, September 22 from 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm via Zoom Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) continues its yearlong "Women '20-'20" celebration by welcoming journalist and author Elayne Clift to talk about the ways in which women have historically served in war. Since the days of the goddess Athena, armed...

Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning Presents “Collage Painting – Zoom Workshop”

Collage Painting - Zoom Workshop Saturday, September 19 from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm via Zoom Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) is happy to welcome back artist and teacher Anharad Llewelyn to lead this collage painting workshop. Learn the full process step-by-step. We'll start with hand painted paper using simple tools around the house to create texture, and...

Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning Presents “A World Made New: COVID and Climate”

A World Made New: COVID and Climate Tuesday September 15 from 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm via Zoom Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) welcomes Dr. Edward Cameron to discuss how to turn this moment of crisis into an opportunity to build a 21st century economy and society - one that is low-carbon, resilient and inclusive in the post-pandemic...

Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning Presents “China Shock: The Belt and Road Initiative”

China Shock: The Belt and Road Initiative Tuesday September 8 from 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm via Zoom Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) welcomes Derek Boothby to talk about China's Belt and Road Initiative. If someone had told you, twenty years ago, that by 2020 China would be, by one measure, the world's largest economy and in some...

Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning Presents “China Shock: Upsetting the World’s Trading System”

China Shock: Upsetting the World's Trading System Tuesday September 1 from 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm via Zoom Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) welcomes economist Peter Radford to talk about China's increasingly dominant role in global trade. It was only in 1888 that the United States overtook China as having the world’s largest economy. Since then the two...

Merck Forest and Farmland Center Presents “BioBlitz!”

Merck Forest BioBlitz 2020 - FREE! Join fellow naturalists of all experience levels at Merck Forest & Farmland Center for two days of exploration of everything natural across any of 3167 acres of forests, fields, and waters. From experts to novices, all curious minds are welcome. The goal of this BioBlitz is to document as much natural life as possible...

The Merck Forest and Farmland Center Presents “Meet and Feed”

"Meet and Feed" runs Sunday afternoons, June 7, 2020 through October 11, 2020. Join the Merck staff on Sunday afternoons as they go about afternoon chores feeding the animals! Get to know the sheep, horses, chickens, and pigs during their daily routine. Cost is $5 per person. Registration must indicate how many people — children AND adults — are in your party....