Events for June 25, 2019
Events for June 25, 2019
This four-session comprehensive bridge brush-up will cover the most important parts of bidding, declarer play and defense. Class will meet Thursdays, August 15, 22, 29, September 5 Andy Avery earned his life master rank in 1974 and has more than ten top 10 finishes in national competition including 4th in the North American Pairs in 2016 and 3rd in the 10,000 Swiss Teams in 2017. He has been teaching full time for more than 15 years at clubs, luxury cruises and with private groups.
Written by Norton Juster and Sheldon Harnick. Music by Arnold Black. Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick. Directed by Piper Goodeve. Protagonist Milo is completely, terribly, and persistently bored. Not even his favorite toys can capture his attention for more than a moment. All hope seems lost until he stumbles upon a mysterious package. Suddenly, he is transported to the Land of Wisdom, where life is anything but boring. Weston Playhouse at Walker Farm, 705 Main Street, Weston, VT 05161 $20 for adults. $10 for children. Does not include sales tax and fees.
The 100th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Versailles will be June 28, 2019. This Treaty which concluded the First World War laid the blame for the war squarely on Germany and its allies, imposed very heavy reparations on Germany and established the League of Nations. In retrospect, it is seen by some as a vindictive failure which contributed to the causes of the Second World War twenty years later. The United States Senate refused to ratify the Treaty largely because joining the League of Nations required giving up in part some sovereignty and placed internationalism above nationalism. This is just as pertinent today as it was 100 years ago. This lecture is sponsored by the Keelan Family Foundation. Derek Boothby served in the United Nations for over 20 years, during which time he specialized in arms control issues. He was deputy director of operations for weapons inspections in Iraq immediately after the first Gulf War, served on the personal staff of Cyrus Vance in his efforts to stop the war in Bosnia, and was second in command of a 7,000-strong peace operation in Croatia. In addition, he was director of the Europe Division in the Department of....
Written by Tom Jones. Music by Harvey Schmidt. Directed by Susanna Gellert. The longest-running musical in history, The Fantasticks invites the audience to use their imagination to create a world of moonlight, magic, and memory. This charming and funny fable tells the story of a boy, a girl, their two fathers, and the wall that keeps them apart. Reality collides with romance as the young couple falls in love, grows apart, and finds their way back to each other after the September rains. Curtain Times Tuesday – Saturday Evenings at 7:30 pm Wednesday & Saturday Matinees at 2:00 pm Sunday Matinees at 3:00 pm Details Weston Playhouse, 12 Park Street, Weston, VT 05161 $45-69. Does not include sales tax and fees.