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Posted: September 26, 2016
ANIMAL BLESSING: St. Luke's Episcopal Church at 313 Main Street in Chester will offer two opportunities to bring your animals for a special blessing on the side lawn at St. Luke's: Saturday, October 1 at 11:00 am or on Sunday, October 2 at 4:00 pm.
Posted: September 26, 2016
On Saturday, October 8, 2016, from 10:00-3:00, Columbus Day weekend, the Chester Andover Family Center will hold a HUGE Christmas Under the Tent sale. Holiday items to meet all of your decorating, entertaining and gift giving needs will be available. We will have toys, gifts, items for your holiday table, artificial trees and decorations galore. As always, we price items to sell. Everything under the tent will be priced from $1.00-$10.00.
Posted: September 26, 2016
Now is the time to order bulbs from Chester Townscape so they can be planted this fall to produce a burst of color in early 2017. The daffodil bulb that will Light Up Chester next spring is once again the showy and reliable bright yellow King Alfred.
Posted: September 26, 2016
On Thursday, October 6th, at 5:15 pm, Townsend Gilbert will be the guest speaker for Rotary's monthly "First Thursday" evening meeting at the Fullerton Inn on The Common Chester, VT. Townsend will be discussing the impact his learning disability, dyslexia, had on him as a child, as a young adult, and as a successful entrepreneur and businessman.
Posted: September 16, 2016
At 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 21, consultant Evan Fitzgerald will present the plan and its findings and discuss potential future projects for the river corridor. The meeting will be held at the NewsBank Conference Center, 352 Main St. in Chester.
Posted: September 12, 2016
Saturday Night At The Movies: "Defending Your Life" is the title of our next movie at St. Luke's Episcopal Church at 313 Main Street in Chester on Saturday, September 24. It is a comedy starring Albert Brooks and Meryl Streep along with Rip Torn. This film offers viewers a peek at the afterlife. Doors open at 6:00 pm in Willard Hall for fellowship and refreshments - all free. Do come and bring a friend or two. Movie starts at 6:30 pm.
Get Ready to be Steampunked at the Springfield Steampunk Festival September 23, 24, 25
Posted: September 9, 2016
The Springfield Steampunk Festival kicks off Friday night at 6:30 p.m. at the Hartness House Inn, one of America's most unique country inns and a Vermont historical landmark. Festival-goers will arrive to the strings of the Springfield Springers with George Ainley rolling back the time machine to before bluegrass was born. Those attending will enjoy a social hour from 6:30-7:30p with Citizens of Antiford - a steampunk community fostering creativity through a shared fictional world.
Nationally Recognized Wildlife Biologist to Present Talk on Black Bears Presented by the Nature Museum at Grafton
Posted: August 30, 2016
The Nature Museum at Grafton will present a talk by wildlife biologist Ben Kilham, PhD on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. at the NewsBank Conference Center, 352 Main Street, Chester, VT. Highlighted by amazing images, the presentation will focus on how the social behavior of black bears resembles that of humans.
Posted: August 30, 2016
Neglecting your Septic System can cost you thousands of dollars - don't wait until it's too late. The Connecticut River Joint Commission (Mt. Ascutney chapter) is holding a FREE Septic System Workshop on Saturday September 17th from 10am - 12 noon at the Nolin Murray Center next to St Mary's Church, 40 Summer Street, Springfield, VT. Whether you are buying or selling a property, or just want to find out about proper maintenance, this free workshop is for you!
Posted: August 29, 2016
The Chester Conservation Committee will meet on Tuesday, Sept. 6 at 7:00 pm at the Chester-Andover Elementary School.
Lew Watters In Print
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I have a selection of limited edition prints of the Chester Village Green, the Stone Village and historic village vignettes framed and unframed.
Call Lew Watters at 802.875.2114 or email lewdog1938@gmail.com.
Event Calendar
September 2 - October 28
Lew Watters in Print
Whiting Library
Main Street
Chester, VT
Monday, September 26
Sheri's Place - Healthy Kids Meals Event!
Sheri's Place and the American Heart Association will be offering 50 FREE healthy kids meals on September 26 between 5 and 7 PM and raffling off restaurant gift certificates! No reservations necessary, first 50 kids get a free healthy kids meal. 30 Main Street. For questions call 802-233-0275.
Saturday, October 1
2nd Annual "Color Gauntlet" Wrestling 5K
Toonerville Trail
Springfield, VT
Participants may begin to arrive at 9:30AM at the registration table at 290 Clinton St in Springfield, VT, SRDC's parking lot next to Nortrax, the John Deere tractor dealership.
October 1 - October 2
Annual Animal Blessing at St. Luke's Episcopal Church
St. Luke's Episcopal Church at 313 Main Street in Chester will offer two opportunities to bring your animals for a special blessing on the side lawn at St. Luke's: Saturday, October 1 at 11am or on Sunday, October 2 at 4pm.
Thursday, October 6
Living with a Learning Disability
The Fullerton Inn
Chester, VT
5:50pm, Free
Saturday, October 8
Christmas Under the Tent
The Chester Andover Family Center
908 VT Route 103 South
Chester, Vermont 05143
10am-3pm
Wednesday, October 26
Wildlife Biologist Ben Kilham, PhD
NewsBank Conference Center
352 Main Street
Chester, VT
Highlighted by amazing images, the presentation will focus on how the social behavior of black bears resembles that of humans.
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