GMALL Presents – The Mountain That Raised Me

Manchester Community Library

Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) is excited to partner with the Manchester Historical Society to present this talk about growing up on top of Equinox Mountain. Join Courtney Mutz Callo for an evening of reminiscing about her childhood living above the clouds atop Mt Equinox at the Skyline Inn. As the daughter of […]

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Gallery Opening: Museum of Chinese in America – “Responses: Asian American Voices Resisting the Tides of Racism”

Manchester Community Library

Join Vermont Humanities and the Manchester Community Library for a special gallery opening with the Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) exhibit Responses. Responses originated at the MOCA in New York in 2021 and was conceived of as an offering to our communities in a moment of crisis. Chinese and Asian Americans were being blamed […]

GMALL Presents – Vermont’s Merino Miracle: Lessons from a Landscape of Lambs

Manchester Community Library

Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) welcomes Dr. Jan Albers to talk about the history of Vermont's Merino wool industry. At the dawn of the 19th Century, Vermont was a patchwork of subsistence farms, slowly creeping along the valleys and climbing to the tops of the highest hills. There was development, but no specialty […]

$22

Stratton Fire Tower

Manchester Community Library

For 50 years Hugh and Jeanne Joudry kept watch over Vermont’s Stratton Mountain working as fire lookouts. Come listen to the tales of the Fire Tower and the various adventures on the mountain and how their position shifted from watching for possible blazes to greeting hikers and serving as caretakers for the Green Mountain Club. […]

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Maintaining the Long Trail

Manchester Community Library

The Green Mountain Club was founded in 1910 with one goal: to build a long-distance hiking trail that spans the length of Vermont’s mountains — The Long Trail. Over the years, the Green Mountain Club has evolved and now maintains roughly 500 miles of trail in Vermont, including 74 backcountry campsites, on the Appalachian Trail […]

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GMALL Presents – Vermont Forest Bird Stewardship 101

Manchester Community Library

Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) welcomes Tim Duclos, Forest Program Ecologist with Audubon Vermont, to talk about bird conservation. Join us for a presentation focused on Vermont’s forest birds and the basic concepts that any landowner can apply on their property to become more familiar with the bird community and big and small […]

$22

The Art of Photography

Manchester Community Library

Bennington Garden Club is hosting an afternoon with Jim Westphalen at the Manchester Community Library, Saturday, March 23rd at 2:00pm. Formerly a successful commercial photographer, Jim now devotes his time to fine art photography and the making of his first documentary film, Vanish: Disappearing Icons of Rural America. His large-scale photographs are collected worldwide and […]

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GMALL Presents: The Election Year Economy – Facts and Issues

Manchester Community Library

Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) welcomes economist Peter Radford to talk about the state of the U.S. economy in this election year. So how is it doing? What are the issues that could be most problematic? In this presentation we take a look at the trends over recent years and then identify what […]

$22

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