Wed, Jan 4, 2012 04:21 PM
Governor's institute approaches
POULTNEY - Students grades 9-12, may now register for the February
10-12 Governor's Institute Winter Weekend at Goddard College. This
year's 'strands' are Current Issues, Engineering (biomass stoves
and sustainable energy production), Information Technology (getting
to use cutting edge software), and Arts (both visual and
performing). Scholarships are available.
GMC to make Theater in Ames basement
POULTNEY-Green Mountain College seniors Blake Kyler and Frank Segro
have proposed renovating the large basement in Ames into a working
"black box" theatre, a new use of old space. They hope the new
theatre may also provide rehearsal space for the performance arts
plus house lectures, concerts, and any other type of show that
benefits from an intimate setting. The basement had housed theatre
performances before, during the 1940s and 1950s, but has been
Recreation land sought
PAWLET-Newly formed non-profit community organization Friends of
Haystack is working to buy the 65.5 acres of privately held land
that tops Haystack and thereby secure its use for public recreation
in the future. In the future, the group hopes to promote outdoor
activities there, including hiking and birding, and conservation
FHUHS receives accolades
FAIR HAVEN- The Slaters wound up 2011 with multiple honors and
awards. They had a top Scholar's Bowl team, DII state championship
football team, NCAA DI athletic scholarship, and the students with
the highest NECAP scores in the division.
Ongoing activities at the Community Center
CASTLETON-Don't forget about the many activities that take place at
the Castleton Community Center every month. The CCC bus stops in
Fair Haven and Castleton to take folks into Rutland for essential
shopping on Mondays. Better Balance meets Mondays, Wednesdays, and
Fridays 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Bone Builders meets Tuesdays and
Thursdays from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Beginners Zumba meets Wednesdays
from 4:30 to 5:30. Movement Medley meets Thursdays 11 a.m. to
Friday mornings the CCC hosts a free coffee hour from 9-11 a.m.
Mary-Ann and Mario Liguori offer Ballroom Dancing Fridays from 7:30
to 8:30 p.m. Walk or ride any day, any weather, using the treadmill
and stationary bicycle at the Wellness Center.
Two new Level One Tai Chi for Arthritis classes begin in January.
The morning class meets Tuesdays beginning Jan. 10 from 11
a.m.-12-noon; the afternoon class meets Thursdays beginning Jan. 12
from 1-2 p.m. For those who have completed Level One, there is a
Level Two class that meets Tuesday afternoons from 1-2 p.m.
beginning Jan. 10. Call 468-3093 to reserve a spot; space is