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The Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning Presents: “Towns of Provence Lecture #1: Aix”

Towns of Provence Lecture #1: Aix Thursday, February 3 from 2:00 - 3:30pm via Zoom Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) welcomes Pamela Morton to lead this three-part series on the towns of Provence in the South of France. This series begins with lively, picturesque Aix-en-Provence, a former spa town and aristocratic capital graced with charming fountains, tree-lined streets...

Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning Presents: “Rich Lumber of Manchester and Wanakena, New York”

Rich Lumber of Manchester and Wanakena, New York Thursday, January 27 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 talk about the Rich Lumber Company. In 1912, the Rich Lumber Company moved its operations from Wanakena, New York to Manchester, Vermont, to harvest...

Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning Presents: “Staying Safe on the Internet”

STAYING SAFE ON THE INTERNET Tuesday, January 18 from 5:30 - 7:00pm via Zoom   Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) welcomes cybersecurity expert Kenneth N. Rashbaum to talk about internet safety. The Internet is an indispensable part of everyday life, but it is fraught with more perils than Route 7 in a nighttime January blizzard. This discussion will examine...

Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning Presents: “Supreme State Courts: Protecting Rights and Liberties Despite the Supreme Court”

Supreme State Courts: Protecting Right and Liberties Despite the Supreme Court Tuesday, January 11 from 5:30 - 7:00pm via Zoom Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) is happy to welcome back Albany Law School Professor Vincent Bonventre to talk about the role of state court decisions and their impact on federal rulings. The Supreme Court is the “nation’s highest...

Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning Presents: “Psychological Richness and the Good Life”

Psychological Richness and the Good Life Thursday, January 6 from 5:30 - 7:00pm via Zoom Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) welcomes Middlebury College Professor Lorraine Besser to talk about psychological richness and the good life. What makes for a good life? When we think of a good life, most of us tend to think about feelings of happiness,...

Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning Presents: “Jamestown Lecture #3: Economic Success, Strife and Supremacy (1634-1699)

Jamestown Lecture #3: Economic Success, Strife, and Supremacy (1634-1699) Thursday, December 16 from 5:30 - 7:00pm via Zoom Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) welcomes Dr. John Delano for the third talk of this three-part series on the history of the Jamestown colony. The Headright System began in 1618 to incentivize immigration to Jamestown by awarding existing landowners with 50...

Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning Presents: “Jamestown Lecture #2: Tobacco, Strife, and Quest Supremacy (1607-1634)

Jamestown Lecture #2: Tobacco, Strife, and Quest Supremacy (1607-1634) Thursday, December 9 from 5:30 - 7:00pm via Zoom Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) welcomes Dr. John Delano for the second talk of this three-part series on the history of the Jamestown colony. Jamestown was largely an investor-driven enterprise by the London Company that sought profitable enterprises in the...

The Town of Dorset Presents: “The Dorset Tractor Parade!”

Friday, November 26, 2021 from 5:15-6:15pm The Dorset Tractor Parade will once again light up the streets on Friday November 26th, from 5:15-6:15pm, on the Dorset Green! If anyone is interested in participating with their tractor or other lighted agricultural vehicles, please arrive at the H.N. Williams Store at 5:00pm. Parade Route: H.N. Wlliams , left on Meadow Lane, right...

The Vital Role of Environmental Justice Tuesday, November 30 from 5:30 - 7:00pm at Long Trail School in Dorset Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) welcomes Kate Sinding Daly to talk about the role of environmental justice in addressing the climate crisis. Recent devastating events have made clear what experts have been warning for decades: climate change is not only...

Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning Presents: “Needle Felted Landscape”

Needle Felted Landscape Sunday, November 14 from 4:00 - 6:30pm at Manchester Arts Studio & Gallery Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) welcomes back arts educator Stacy Gates to lead this workshop. Come “paint” with wool and create a fabulous landscape painting with wool fibers! Using a photograph as a reference, you will learn to transfer the design to...