This winter, CAL is excited to announce a new Song Circle: a community singalong. The first Sunday evening of each month @CAL, you are invited to participate in a gathering to sing new and old favorites from Rise Up Singing. From 6-8pm in the west wing (enter CAL from driveway entry, up 1/2 a flight of stairs, turn right, Room 109 is just past the lounge on the right). Donations appreciated but not required.
Song Circle coordinators are Montpelier residents Jacob and Gretta Stone, experience...
Bear Pond Books hosts in annual open poetry reading on Tuesday, April 4th. Poets of all ages and ilk are welcome to come and read their original work. Five-minute time limit; sign-ups at the door. Readings will take place by lottery. This year marks the 20th anniversary and we will celebrate with cake!
Black-backed Woodpecker, Gray Jay, Boreal Chickadee and Spruce Grouse beckon from Moose Bog and other birding hotspots in the Northeast Kingdom. Enjoy a pre-blackfly season outing in search of the "boreal grand slam" and other northern species. Carpool from Montpelier.
“Educating girls changes how nations behave.”
A global campaign for education access, the Girl Rising film and book share incredible stories of girls from around the world, chronicling the power of education to change the future for girls, families, communities and entire nations.
Join us for this Bear Pond Books Educator Series event, a film viewing and talk led by author Tanya Lee Stone, who wrote the companion book Girl Rising: Changing the World One Girl at a Time. Special pricing for ...
Join Nick Neddo, artist, author, naturalist, primitive skills educator and craftsman, for a hands-on workshop on the ancient process of crafting local materials into charcoal artist sticks. This workshop introduces charcoal as an ancient and modern drawing medium and quickly launches into the process of making it directly from the local landscape. Afterwards, we will explore the medium’s potential with some time for drawing.
Pianist Jeffrey Chappell is joined by soprano Mary Bonhag, bassist Evan Premo, and flutist Karen Kevra in a program that celebrates poetry set to music. In addition to poetry-inspired works by Debussy, Liszt, and Handel, a CCC-commissioned song cycle by Evan Premo set to poems by the late Vermont poet David Budbill will receive its world-premiere. Tickets at www.capitalcityconcerts.org and in person (cash or check only) at Bear Pond Books, Montpelier.