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Yoga Philosophy with Prem Prekash

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Yoga Philosophy - VIRTUAL PROGRAM Join Prem Prekash, well-known local yogi, for  3 discovery sessions covering yoga philosophy, guided meditation on self discovery, relaxation and general breathing practices.  Prem Prekash plans this time to be as interactive as possible and hopes to address your questions and specific needs during the sessions. To register for this…

1st Wednesdays

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*DIGITAL* Andy Warhol's Animal Advocacy Andy Warhol famously demonstrated that art could be as mundane and mechanical as a can of soup or a bottle of soda.  But contrary to his reputation as a mechanical figure, Andy Warhol was a biocentric artist with a deep interest in non-human life.  Author Anthony Grudin examines this contradiction,…

Tome Talk – Virtual Edition

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VIRTUAL Book Discussion Group Join Renee to discuss The Mother-In-Law, Sally Hepworth A twisty, compelling novel about one woman's complicated relationship with her mother-in-law that ends in murder... From the moment Lucy met her husband's mother, Diana, she was kept at arm's length. Diana was exquisitely polite, and properly friendly, but Lucy knew that she…

1st Wednesdays

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*DIGITAL* How to Read Chinese Poetry (If You Can’t Read Chinese): The Case of Ezra Pound In 1915, Ezra Pound published a collection of early “translations” of Chinese poetry that took the poetic world by storm. However, Pound didn’t know a word of Chinese. Middlebury professor Timothy Billings was the first scholar to decipher the…

1st Wednesdays – Friends with Academic Benefits

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*DIGITAL* Friends with Academic Benefits: How College Friendship Networks Matter For her book Connecting in College, Dartmouth professor Janice McCabe examined 82 students’ friendships over five years and identified three types of friendship networks: tight-knitters, compartmentalizers, and samplers. Challenging views of friendships as either helping or harming, McCabe will show how and for whom friends help…

Back Yard Birding

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Citizen Science with Otter Creek Audubon’s Ron Payne Zoom Presentation will be interactive. Contact Renee to get Zoom invitation. Learn about Backyard bird feeding:    What birds can be found in the area and when    What is best to feed them and when    Feeder ethics Also learn how to get involved with:  …