Green Mountain Academy welcomes Elizabeth von Riesenfelder, an American Contract Bridge League accredited teacher, to lead this bridge class on winning with good defense. In duplicate bridge, good defense can earn you top scores. Success depends on a cooperative effort; leads, signals and discards all carry meaningful messages to your partner. Learn the many ways of defensive carding communication that gives suit preference, count on your holdings, and signals clues to partner what to lead. Registration is $75 for the four-session course, which will meet Mondays, January 23, 30, February 6, 13. For more information or to register, please call our office at 802-867-0111 or visit our website www.greenmtnacademy.org.
Green Mountain Academy is pleased to welcome Melanie Curtis, a Life Coach and Professional Skydiver. Spend an evening talking strategy and steps to identify and overcome fear. This workshop will give you a step-by-step approach for the next time fear, big or small, tries to take the figurative wheel inside you in any situation. There is zero requirement to actively participate but the opportunity is open to those who would like to share and coach real-time for the benefit of themselves and the group. Registration is $15 in advance or $20 at the door. For more information or to register, please call our office at 802-867-0111 or visit our website www.greenmtnacademy.org.
Green Mountain Academy welcomes Arnold and Elayne Clift to talk about their recent two-week trip to Cuba. During their visit, Arnold and Elayne spoke with people from all walks of life, took copious photographs, and witnessed Castro’s funeral procession as they traveled from Havana to Santiago de Cuba, site of the Revolution, and Castro’s final resting place. Registration is $15 in advance or $20 at the door. For more information or to register, please call our office at 802-867-0111 or visit our website www.greenmtnacademy.org.
Wouldn’t it be great if you could dramatically reduce your heating and electrical bills? Wouldn’t it be better to eliminate them altogether? Great news, it can be done and local architect, Alan Benoit will tell you how. He will explain how to find the right combination of insulation, air sealing, heating system and renewables, and clearly demonstrate that owning a Net Zero home is now quite achievable. If you are considering building a new home or doing energy upgrades to your old house, you cannot afford to miss this free talk.
Paran Plunge (Lake Paran) Ice Sculpture Contest (North Bennington Train Depot) Norshaft Lion’s Chilifest (St. John the Baptist Church) Indoor Winter Carnival (Village School) Bonfire, Hayrides, children activities and hot chocolate!