Southern Vermont Arts Center is once again hosting Halloween on the Hill - a free community event for families - and we'd love your help spreading the word at school!

This year, Halloween on the Hill will take place on Saturday, October 27 from 11AM-2PM at SVAC. Magician Tom Joyce will perform 2 shows (11:30AM & 1PM). We'll decorate Yester House for Halloween and have an art scavenger hunt, spooky crafts, delicious snacks, and goodie bags for kids.

Pumpkin Carving Fundraiser and Pop up Farmer's Market

Saturday October 27th 12 - 4pm @ Pickering's Greenhouse

22 Benedict Crossing, Arlington Vt

**There is no cost to attend, just a suggested donation per pumpkin carved!**

We invite everyone to bring the kids, carve some of our pumpkins, hang out by a fire and celebrate the end of another growing season with us! There will hopefully be some vendors selling farm products or crafts as well. Kids are encouraged to wear their halloween costumes! See you there!

2019 Midweek School Programs
Welcome to the midweek ski & snowboard program information at Bromley Mountain. Please read the following information carefully.To sign up for all programs go to All Programs After November 1st a late fee of $50 appliesProgram registration closes on November 27 AGES 4, 5 – MiniKAPMiniKAP – Mini Kids Alpine Program. Skiing only program for ages 4 or 5 years old as of January 1, 2019. Operated through the Kid’s center and taught by paid professionals.Cost – $185 Per student. Limited space available.Questions – Contact the Kid’s Center at 824-5522 Ext. 217 or AGES 6, 7 - GRADES K-2 – KAPKAP – Kids Alpine Program. Skiing & Snowboarding program for ages 6 & 7 as of January 1, 2019. Operated through the Ski & Snowboard School and taught by paid professionals.Cost – $185 Per student.Questions – Contact the Ski School at 824-5522 Ext. 227 or AGES 8 & UP – GRADES 3-8 – JISPJISP – Junior Instructional Ski Program. Skiing & Snowboarding program for grades 3 through 8. Operated through the non-profit Bromley Outing Club and is taught by trained volunteers.Cost – $110 per studentQuestions – Contact the BOC at 824-6498 or Bart Adaptive SportsBromley Mountain’s Bart Adaptive Sports Center offers individualized ski and snowboard instruction to students who have a physical or emotional disability. If your child has any physical or cognitive disabilities we recommend contacting the Bart Adaptive Sports Center. All registration for the adaptive midweek ski & snowboard programs goes through the Bart center. To sign up please go–Contact them at 802-824-6849 or JISP & KAP Scholarship FormScholarship applications are DUE before November 1st, 2018.Please download and fill out the paper application and turn it in to your town chair. Your application will be reviewed by your school Principal and your town chair. You will be notified by email if you have qualified. Scholarships are not accepted for MiniKAP.2019 Scholarship Form JISP Instructors & DriversYou must sign up and be a member of the BOC to instruct or drive. The cost is $50 for an individual and $75 for a family.To sign up as an instructor or driver please go to JISP InstructorsEarn one credit for each day of teaching!!! One credit equals one ticket mid-week and non-holiday Sundays. Two credits in exchange for Saturdays and all holiday periods. Two free Stratton days. Free skiing from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm and after your class on the day you teach. You do need to use a credit to ski on Bromley JISP Sundays. You must commit to nine weeks of instruction.Adult volunteers are always needed for the program to function.Questions – Contact the BOC at 824-6498 or JISP & KAP DriversDrive 3 or more JISP and/or KAP students and receive a lift ticket for $15 on your JISP afternoon & $20 for Bromley Sundays. All drivers must be BOC members. Shared drivers must share benefits, meaning only one can use the benefits on a given day at a time. Drivers can sign in as early as 11:00 on their JISP day. Your town chair will coordinate students. MiniKAP drivers cannot earn lift ticket benefits.Questions – Contact the BOC at 824-6498 or 2019 Program InfoALL instruction begins on Wednesday, January 2 and ends on Friday, March 15. Tuesday programs will begin Tuesday, January 8 and end on Tuesday, March 19.ALL PROGRAMS skip TWO weeks February 12-15 and February 19-22.Supervised instruction is from 1-3 p.m. during the above dates.There is no JISP or KAP supervision from 3-4 p.m.JISP classes are not offered to High School students grades 9-12. They can take advantage of the teen student afternoon pass. Please contact Bromley for more info. The Bart Center will accept and instruct grades 9-12. JISP Sunday ScheduleAt Bromley on January 6, 13, 27; Feb. 3, 24; March 3, 10At Stratton on January 27 and March 3. Full day at both Bromley & Stratton. You have the option of going to Stratton or coming to Bromley on these 2 days.Bromley Sundays start at 11 a.m. New this year! Snow days!!! When school is cancelled due to a snow day students may use their pass on their scheduled program day of the week. Drivers will need to buy a regular priced pass and instructors must use a credit. No programs/lessons if school is cancelled. There are no makeup days. Pass InfoMiniKAP - You will not be issued a photo pass. If needed, you will receive a day ticket at the kid’s center the day of your lesson.KAPAll students must come up to the ticket office to get their photo taken and pick up their pass. NO preprinted passes are available. JISP - You have 2 choices.... 1. Photo on file - If you have a photo on file from last year you can choose to use last season’s photo. Your pass will be sent to your school through your town chair. You will receive a NEW pass - please do not use last years pass.2. New photo - If you do not have a photo on file, have not gotten a pass in the past, or never been in KAP or JISP then passes are available for pickup during the times below. Pass Pick Up Dates @ Ticket OfficeNovember 12-29 Mon-Fri: 1-5 Sat-Sun: 10-2November 30 & December 1 & 2 11:00-4:30LATE FEE You must come pick up your pass before December 3rd or you will be charged a late fee of $20 and you will not be taken in line before a season pass holder. December 4 – Opening Mon-Fri: 8:30-3:30 Sun: 1-4($20 late fee applies!!!!!!)NO JISP Pass Cards Issued after December 3 on Saturdays. There is a $10 replacement fee for lost Pass Cards at Bromley customer service. Equipment RentalsMiniKAPMiniKap rentals are through the Kid’s Center for $100, you do not need to come for a fitting as it will be done on the students first day. If you desire equipment to use for other than the MiniKap days seasonal rentals for $200 plus a $100 deposit are available to take home for the year from the rental shop. KAP & JISPNew this year!! Bromley has a new fleet of rentals! All JISP/KAP rentals are now pickup only, you may not take them home. JISP/KAP rentals are $100 with no deposit required. If you desire to take them home you will need to purchase a regular seasonal rental for $200 plus a $100 deposit.You must come to a fitting. Rental Fitting & Sizing Days @ RentalsNovember 26 – December 21 - Everyday 8:30 – 4:30December 22/23 – Afternoon only 12:00 - 4:30Fitting will not be available December 24 – January 1LATE FEEYou must get fitted before your first day of rentals or you will be charged a late fee of $20. This includes scholarship students.Questions – Contact rentals at 824-5522 ext. 313 or Conduct:Lift access will be denied if you are not with your group during class times.All participants must take instruction each week.They are expected to conduct themselves properly and safely at all times while on the mountain property.The staff reserves the right to suspend any student, driver or instructor from the program for misconduct.
We are looking forward to seeing you out on the hill this winter!
Best,Amy WetzelDirectorBromley Outing

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Magic: The GatheringThe Martha Canfield Library will host a 6-week session of Magic the Gathering “Beginners 101”, in the Sandgate Room of the Library, for students ages 10+. Keith Carey from Gamers Grotto in Bennington will lead these sessions on Thursdays from 3:00—4:30pm. The sessions will take place on Oct. 11, 18, 25, Nov. 1, 8, and 15. Learn how to play one of the oldest and most popular Collectable Card Games still in print. No cards needed. Get a beginners deck, while supplies last, or bring your own cards to play casual games with other players. Bring a friend and they’ll get cards too. There will be no trading or selling cards during this event. You will learn how to play in a Swiss event, a Draft event, and a sealed event tournament style while still keeping it fun to play. To sign up please call 375-6153.
Fiber Art WorkshopsMartha Canfield Library and UVM Extension 4-H Outreach will collaborate to offer a series of five Fiber Art workshops at the Martha Canfield Library on Saturdays from 10:00-11:30. Children and adults are welcome to attend one or more of these sessions. Please call the library at 375-6153 to sign up for a workshop. Oct. 13 - Learn How Wool is Processed - hands-on carding for ages 10+; Oct. 20 - Wet Felting—make an ornament for ages 5+; Oct. 27-Needle Felting—make a Gnome for ages 10+; Nov. 10-Wet Felting—make a snowman for ages 5+; Nov. 17-Crochet—making Granny Squares for ages 10+. Workshop sessions will be led by Nique Fiegel, Library Volunteer and 4-H leader. These workshops are free and open to the public and are a perfect time for parents and children to learn a new craft together.

Snow White Auditions Announced Auditions for the Dorset Players production of a delightful musical adaptation of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs , will be held at the Dorset Playhouse on Tuesday, October 9th and Wednesday, October 10th at 7:00 pm. It is not necessary to attend both nights of auditions. Performances will be on December 7,8,9,10, 14,15 and 16. This musical version of the classic fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm, includes wonderful songs, a drop of palace intrigue, and a great deal of silliness. The play is adapted by Carol Weiss, who also wrote the music and lyrics. There will be parts for three adult women, two adult men, three parts for young ladies in their teens, and nine parts for the younger set. While young girls and boys will be encouraged to audition for a part as one of the seven dwarfs, children six years of age and younger will not be considered. For more information, contact Director Kevin M. O’Toole at (802) 867-5711 or the Dorset Players at (802) 867-5570.
GREEN MOUNTAIN YOUTH ORCHESTRA INFORMATION:Parents and children are cordially invited to join the Green Mountain Youth Orchestra, located in Bennington, VT. Rehearsals will be held every Wednesday evening in the Mount Anthony Middle School Band Room. All levels are welcome with 1+ years of experience. We have three different ensembles that will accommodate the varying abilities, instruments and skills of our members. The Green Mountain Youth Orchestra ensembles are:Repertory String Ensemble: A beginner string ensemble working on developing proper technique, ensemble playing, and musicality. Entering students should have requisite foundational skills established (such as basic posture, right and left hand setup, rudimentary note-reading abilities).Senior String Ensemble: An intermediate-advanced string ensemble which continues to nurture proper technique while delving into standard and contemporary repertoire. Students in Senior String Ensemble also perform with the Symphonic Orchestra.Symphonic Orchestra: A full orchestra which welcomes string, woodwind, brass and percussion students. We develop musicality and ensemble skills while working on a diverse range of orchestral repertoire.We will rehearse every Wednesday evening at the MAU Middle School band room. The rehearsal times will be:Repertory String Ensemble 5:30-6:15pmSenior String Ensemble 6:15-6:45pmSymphonic Orchestra 6:45-8:00pmOur website can be found at: www.gmyo.orgAny questions you have concerning the ensembles or if you need assistance deciding which ensemble is appropriate for your child, please contact me via e-mail or phone at 617-281-7900.Thank you for your time and attention. I hope to see you and your child in rehearsal!Sincerely,Patrick O'ConnellGreen Mountain Youth Orchestra Director

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Witness For the Prosecution at Dorset Playhouse
The Dorset Players are opening their 91st season with the Agatha Christie’s classic, Witness for the Prosecution. The play will be performed at the Dorset Playhouse on October 5,6,12,13 at 7:30 PM and October 7 and 14 at 2:00 PM. This courtroom drama is generally regarded as one of Christie's most accomplished plays- a suspenseful thriller that will keep audiences guessing until the very end.
Veteran director Janet Groom has assembled a cast of 13, including 7 actors new to the Dorset stage. There will be a reception after opening night on Friday October 5 to meet the cast and on Saturday October 6 members will be able to get two for one tickets. Tickets are available at 802-867-5570 or online at The box office will be open 2 hours prior to each performance.

The presenting sponsor for this show is Casella Waste Management and show sponsors are American Hairlines and P & F Appliance. This production is presented through special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.

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