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FairFax Story Hour: Good listeners are rewarded with folklore, fairy tales, crafts and activities. Fairfax Community Library, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Free. Info, 527-5246. Grand iSle Pajama Story time: Listeners show up with blankets for bedtime tales. Grand Isle Free Library, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Free. Info, 527-5426. HiGHGate Story Hour: Good listeners soak up classic fairy tales. Highgate Public Library, 10-11 a.m. Free. Info, 527-5426. muSic WitH robert: Music lovers of all ages engage in sing-alongs. Fletcher Free Library, Burlington, 11-11:30 a.m. Free. Info, 865-7216. Science & StorieS: SnoW: Kids have aha! moments regarding properties of precipitation. ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center/Leahy Center for Lake Champlain, Burlington, 11 a.m. Regular admission, $9.50-12.50; free for kids ages 2 and under. Info, 877-324-6386. SoutH Hero PlayGrouP: Free play, crafting and snacks entertain children and their grownup companions. South Hero Congregational Church, 10-11 a.m. Free. Info, 527-5426. St. albanS PlayGrouP: Creative activities and storytelling engage the mind. St. Luke’s Church, St. Albans, 9:30-11 a.m. Free. Info, 527-5426. teen adviSory board: Middle and high schoolers have a say in program planning and the teen collection. Fletcher Free Library, Burlington, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Free. Info, 865-7216.


PauSe caFé: French speakers of all levels converse en français. Levity Café, Burlington, 6:30 p.m. Free. Info, 864-5088.

abiGail mcGoWan: In “The Kashmir Dispute: Historical Origins and Current Prospects,” the UVM professor looks at the roots of the IndiaPakistan conflict. Kellogg-Hubbard Library, Montpelier, 7 p.m. Free. Info, 223-3338. beSS o’brien: The Vermont filmmaker shares clips from and discusses Ask Us Who We Are, her documentary about foster care. St. Johnsbury Athenaeum, 7 p.m. Free. Info, 748-8291. jan alberS: The author of Hands on the Land pinpoints the historical forces that have shaped Vermont’s landscape. Congregational Church, Norwich, 7 p.m. Free. Info, 649-1184. marjorie ryerSon: The author explores one of life’s most profound experiences in “The Intimate Privilege of Being With the Dying.” Ilsley Public Library, Middlebury, 7 p.m. Free. Info, 388-4095. PHiliP ambroSe: The UVM classics professor emeritus looks at how plays from ancient Athens became the foundation for Western literature in “Once There Were Greek Tragedies, Then ...” Brownell Library, Essex Junction, 7 p.m. Free. Info, 878-6955. rick WinSton: Twelve video clips presented by this film expert attempt to answer the question “What Makes a Classic Film?” Rutland Free Library, 7 p.m. Free. Info, 773-1860. rolF diamant: The national-park superintendent and writer identifies the lasting impact of the War Between the States in “From the Northeast Kingdom to Baton Rouge: Vermonters, the Civil War and the Road to Emancipation.” Goodrich Memorial Library, Newport, 7 p.m. Free. Info, 334-7902.




‘annie’: See WED.28, 7:30 p.m.

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Rusko @ Memorial Auditorium Zach Deputy Band @ Rusty Nail Bar & Grille, Stowe “Cabin Fever Reliever 2012”—Bill Kirchen with The Starline Rhythm Boys, Elisabeth von Trapp, and special guests @ Emerald Grand Ballroom, Sheraton Burlington Hotel & Conference Center Jason Aldean with Luke Bryan @ Champlain Valley Fair, Essex Junction

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Beethoven’s 9th Symphony @ Elley-Long Music Center @ Saint Michael’s College, Colchester Flynn/BCA’s 30/30 Anniversary Print Project Opening Reception (FREE) @ Amy E. Tarrant Gallery Community Cinema Series (FREE): “Daisy Bates: First Lady of Little Rock” @ FlynnSpace The Bengsons: “Music from Hundred Days” @ FlynnSpace Burlington Chamber Orchestra (1/14-15) @ Saint Michael’s College McCarthy Arts Center Theatre “Mamma Mia!” @ Flynn MainStage Nan O’Brien: Share The Spirit! @ BFA Performing Arts Center, St. Albans “The Intergalactic Nemesis” @ Flynn MainStage William Porter (organ): Kaleidoscopic Sounds of the Pipe Organ @ The Cathedral Church of St. Paul The Clean House (1/25-29, 2/1-5, 2/8-12) @ FlynnSpace Anonymous 4: “ANTHOLOGY 25” @ UVM Recital Hall Carolina Chocolate Drops @ Flynn MainStage Vermont Symphony Orchestra: “Masterworks 3” featuring the VSO Chorus and guest soloists @ Flynn MainStage Vermont Youth Orchestra Winter Concert @ Flynn MainStage

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entertainment induStry mixer: Theater, film, television and commercial professionals convene to forge friendships, collaborate on artistic projects and share ideas. Spark Arts, Burlington, 7-9 p.m. $5 suggested donation. Info, 373-4703.


aSSeSSment oF Prior learninG ProGram/ claSSeS: Adults who are considering going to college attend a general information session about earning credit for learning acquired on the job or in other settings. Held at all Vermont Interactive Television locations statewide, 5:30-6:45 p.m. Free. Info, 828-4064.




celebrate tHe artS niGHt: High schoolers exhibit visual and practical artwork, put on short musical and theater performances, and host family activities. Champlain Valley Union High School, Hinesburg, 6-8:30 p.m. Free. Info, 482-7100, community bike SHoP niGHt: See THU.29, 6-8 p.m. THU.05

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leGal- & Financial-PlanninG WorkSHoP For Same-Sex couPleS: Presenters Kenneth M. Nussbaum and Alexia Venafra address wills, advance directives, financial powers of attorney, surrogacy and donor agreements, and more. Held at Vermont Interactive Television studios around the state, 5:30-7 p.m. Free. Info, 864-0217.

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enoSburGH PlayGrouP: Children and their adult caregivers immerse themselves in singing activities and more. American Legion, Enosburg Falls, 9-11 a.m. Free. Info, 527-5426. FairField PlayGrouP: Youngsters entertain themselves with creative activities and snack time. Bent Northrop Memorial Library, Fairfield, 10-11:30 a.m. Free. Info, 527-5426. HiGHGate Story Hour: See TUE.03, 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. HoGWartS readinG Society: Fascinated by fantasy? Book-club members gab about the wizarding world of Harry Potter and other series. Ilsley Public Library, Middlebury, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Free. Info, 388-4097. middle ScHool book club: Passionate readers recount their favorite works. Fletcher Free Library, Burlington, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Free. Info, 865-7216. movinG & GroovinG WitH cHriStine: See WED.28, 11-11:30 a.m. Pajama Story time: Kids up to age 6 wear their jammies for evening tales. Arvin A. Brown Library, Richford, 6-7 p.m. Free. Info, 527-5426.

‘annie’: See WED.28, 7:30 p.m. kick-oFF/inFo meetinG For ‘titanic: tHe muSical’: Cast members are needed for Lyric Theatre Company’s spring show about the RMS Titanic’s maiden — and, tragically, last — voyage. Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, Burlington, 7-8:30 p.m. Free. Info, 658-1484. tHe metroPolitan oPera: live in Hd encore: Renée Fleming stars in a broadcast screening of Handel’s Rodelinda. Palace 9 Cinemas, South Burlington, 6:30 p.m. $18-24. Info, 660-9300.

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