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Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning Presents: “State of the Climate”

State of the Climate 2021 Tuesday, November 9 from 5:30 - 7:00pm at Long Trail School in Dorset Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) welcomes Dr. Edward Cameron to talk about the current state of the climate. 2021 is a landmark year for efforts to address the climate crisis and build a low-carbon, resilient and inclusive economy. In August,...

Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning Presents: “The Shakespeare Nobody Knows”

The Shakespeare Nobody Knows Wednesday, October 27 from 5:30 - 7:00pm at Long Trail School in Dorset Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) welcomes Philip McKnight to talk about the Shakespeare that nobody knows. The first half of this talk will present the many facts and assumptions that are not known about William Shakespeare of Stratford-upon-Avon. For instance, what day...

Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning Presents: “The Anthropology of Race, Racism and Ethnic Animosities”

The Anthropology of Race, Racism and Ethnic Animosities Thursday, November 4 from 5:30 - 7:00pm via Zoom Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) welcomes back Dr. Phillips Stevens, Associate Professor Emeritus of Anthropology, to talk about the anthropology of race, racism and ethnic animosities. Racism is defined as prejudice, discrimination, or antagonism directed against a person or people on...

Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning Presents: “Cults, Sects, “Fringe Groups” in American History”

Cults, Sects, "Fringe Groups" in American History Thursday, October 21 from 5:30 - 7:00pm via Zoom Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) welcomes back Dr. Phillips Stevens, Associate Professor Emeritus of Anthropology, to talk about cults, sects and "fringe groups" in American History. Exclusive, narrowly focused social groups with aberrant social and/or theological ideologies are surprisingly common throughout American...

Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning Presents: “Virtual Walking Tour: Main Street, Manchester Center”

Virtual Walking Tour: Main Street, Manchester Center Tuesday, October 19 from 5:30 - 7:00pm via Zoom Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) is excited to partner with the Manchester Historical Society to present this virtual walking tour of Main Street in Manchester. Along the west branch of the Battenkill River stretches Main Street in Manchester Center, a picturesque New...

Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning Presents: “Archaeological Boots on the Ground”

Archaeological Boots on the Ground Tuesday, October 5 from 5:30 - 7:00pm at Long Trail School in Dorset Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) welcomes Dr. Rita Wright, Professor Emerita of Anthropology, to talk about archaeology in Afghanistan. The catalyst for this talk is a comment made by an acquaintance of the presenter who asked, “Why do you study...

The Dorset Village Library Presents: “Author S. Lee Miller”

September 24, 2021 at 6:00pm. Award-winning Vermont author S. Lee Manning will be reading from her latest thriller, Nerve Attack, which features scenes set in Vermont.  She will discuss both becoming an author and a stand-up comic after the age of 67 (in 2019, Manning was a semi-finalist in Vermont's Funniest Comedian competition!). Her novels have received rave reviews for...

Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning Presents: “MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival”

MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival Saturday, October 2 from 7:00 - 9:00pm at Burr and Burton Academy, Riley Center for the Arts Film lovers will unite in over 500 venues worldwide to view and judge the work of the next generation of filmmakers from around the world when the 24th Annual MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival takes place for one week this...

Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning Presents: “Virtual Walking Tour: Manchester Village”

Virtual Walking Tour: Manchester Village Tuesday, September 28 from 5:30 - 7:00pm via Zoom Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) is excited to partner with the Manchester Historical Society to present this virtual walking tour of Manchester Village. The 1961 Bicentennial marker at the foot of the Soldier’s Memorial in the Village reads: “This historic crossroads born of liberty...

Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning Presents: “Garden Tree Talk”

Garden Tree Talk Tuesday, September 21 from 5:30 - 7:00pm at Southern Vermont Arts Center Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) welcomes certified arborist Jeromy Gardner to lead us in this garden tree talk. Come explore the many topics related to overall tree health. We will delve into root collar disorders, the number one reason why planted trees fail in the...