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Hebrew Class: Those looking to learn the ancient language attend this weekly session. Temple Sinai, South Burlington, 7-8:30 p.m. Free; preregister. Info, 862-5125.
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'exHibition series': Art lovers take a high-definition broadcast tour of the exhibit "Life and Death in Pompeii and Herculaneum," on view at the British Museum. Town Hall Theater, Middlebury, 11 a.m. & 7 p.m. $6-10. Info, 382-9222. Hal mayFortH: Referencing his sketchbook, the nationally recognized comedic illustrator discusses his craft. Frog Hollow, Burlington, 5-7 p.m. Free. Info, 863-6458.
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Happy Jawbone Family band, tHe Caring babies & tHe grand mandibles: Rock-and-roll fans get their groove on during an evening dedicated to the genre. Main Street Museum, White River Junction, 8 p.m. $4-40. Info, 356-2776.
noontime ConCert series: N Organist Arthur Zorn portrays HA LL the journey from Advent to TH EAT Christmas in an improvised perforER mance. First Baptist Church, Burlington, 12:15-12:45 p.m. Free. Info, 864-6515. FT
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student Jazz Combo & adult Jazz VoCal ensemble: Under the direction of Tom Cleary, performers culminate 12 weeks of study with a live show. FlynnSpace, Burlington, 5:30 p.m. Free to attend; $5 suggested donation benefits the FlynnArts Scholarship Fund. Info, 863-5966.
Know tHe 10 warning signs oF alzHeimer's disease: Attendees learn about the progression of the disease and how to identify early symptoms. Alzheimer's Association, Williston, 5-6:30 p.m. Free. Info, 800-272-3900.
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'ConCert in C Flat' auditions: See WED.11, 6 p.m. 'wHite CHristmas': See WED.11, 2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
James wHitField tHomson: The Massachusettsbased author reads and signs his acclaimed debut novel, Lies You Wanted To Hear. See calendar spotlight. Kellogg-Hubbard Library, Montpelier, 7 p.m. Free. Info, 223-3338.
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lou VarriCCHio: In a narrated slide show, the Middlebury resident details his experience at an archeological dig for dinosaur eggs on Montana's famed "Egg Mountain" in July. Ilsley Public Library, Middlebury, 4 p.m. Free. Info, 388-4095.
aCting worKsHop: Budding thespians ages 16 and up develop their craft under the direction of seasoned actor Tom Nielsen. Vermont Institute of Contemporary Arts, Chester, 6 p.m. $20. Info, 875-1018.
Tasteful holiday gifts for every member of the family — books for kids and adults, New England made crafts, toys, jewelry, home furnishings, and more.
Joel naJman & stan greenberg: The local personalities discuss the musicians and stories behind vinyl recordings in "Rock and Roll: Up Close and Personal." Refreshments provided. Social Hall, Ohavi Zedek Synagogue, Burlington, 7:30 p.m. $15. Info, 864-0218.
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susan morse: The wildlife tracking expert explores big-cat biology, ecology and habitat diversity in "The Cougar Returns to the East." Akeley Memorial Building, Stowe, 7-8:30 p.m. Free to attend; donations benefit the Waterbury Conservation Fund. Info, 244-8131.
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soCial media surgery worKsHop: Flummoxed by Facebook? Bewildered by blogs? A hands-on information session demystifies these online tools. Northwest Technical Center, St. Albans, 6-8 p.m. Free; preregister. Info, 223-6091.
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publisHing panel disCussion: Editors from esteemed print and web publications throughout New England weigh in on current trends, share behind-the-scenes tales and advise aspiring writers. Renegade Writers' Collective, Burlington, 7 p.m. Free. Info, 267-467-2812.
louise VoJtiseK: The needleand-yarn artist demonstrates the techniques behind her whimsical knit creations. Frog Hollow, Burlington, 2-4 p.m. Free. Info, 863-6458.
international boutique: See WED.11, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. montpelier CraFt & art weeKend: Local craftspeople offer speciality food items, fine art, international wares and more. Various downtown locations, Montpelier, 10 a.m. Free. Info, 223-9604.
laugH loCal Comedy open miC nigHt: Jokesters take advantage of a lighthearted atmosphere and perform brief material before a live audience. American Legion Post 03, Montpelier, registration, 7:30-8 p.m; open mic, 8 p.m. Donations. Info, 793-3884.
ballroom & latin danCing: Samir Elabd leads choreographed steps for singles and couples. No partner or experience required. Jazzercize Studio, Williston, introductory lesson, 7-8 p.m.; dance, 8-10 p.m. $14. Info, 862-2269. queen City Contra danCe: Sassafras Stomp dole out live tunes while Mary Wesley calls the steps. Edmunds School Gymnasium, Burlington, beginners session, 7:45 p.m.; dance, 8-11 p.m. $8; free for kids under 12. Info, 371-9492 or 343-7165. queen City tango milonga: No partner is required for welcoming the weekend in the Argentine tradition. Wear clean, soft-soled shoes. Introductory session, 7-7:45 p.m.; dance, 7:45-10 p.m. North End Studios, Burlington, 7-10 p.m. $7. Info, 877-6648.
Coupon queen-ing witH darby: Shoppers who love to save bond over a coupon swap. Main Reading Room, Brownell Library, Essex Junction, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Free. Info, 878-6956. trunK sale: Local herbalists, crafters and farmers display handmade crafts, foods and more at this seasonal gathering. Plainfield Community Center, 3-7 p.m. Free. Info, 505-8437. Vermont HealtH Care exCHange inFormation session: See WED.11, 2-4 p.m.
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Candy-Cane-maKing demonstration: See WED.11, 11 a.m. naCHo nigHt: Diners fill up on plates of tortilla chips loaded with melted cheese and all the fixings. Live music by One Duzzi follows. VFW Post, Essex Junction, 5:30-7 p.m. Cost of food and drink. Info, 878-0700.
health & fitness
aVoid Falls witH improVed stability: A personal trainer demonstrates daily practices for seniors concerned about their balance. Pines Senior Living Community, South Burlington, 10 a.m. $5. Info, 658-7477.
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