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An ongoing series of thought provoking discussions, news, concerns, networking opportunities and requests for support for artists, activists, organizers, advocates, educators, elders,musicians and other interested diverse community members to build together in order to learn, grow and create greater economic opportunities for all and additional opportunities to diminish or dismantle racism in Vermont and elsewhere.
Ukulele Mele is a twice-monthly gathering of ukulele enthusiasts from around these parts. We get together and play songs using chord and lyric sheets obtained from the Internet. You don't need to be able to read music to participate (most of us can't!) but it helps to have a ukulele and perhaps a music stand. No prior uke experience is necessary! We make a fair number of mistakes, mostly involving flubbed lyrics, chord misfires, uncertain pitch, and sloppy endings. But we try not to let that deter us from having fun. Come join us!
In an age of instant news reporting from every corner of our world, sometimes the sheer volume of information can feel overwhelming. This current events discussion group will attempt to quiet the noise and step back to reflect on what the news means, what is its context, and what the ramifications are. We will look at, reflect on, and analyze daily events and try to discern trends and understand the national picture and the larger world basing the discussion on factual information in a non-judgmental framework. Led by Sandy Baird, this discussion group is free and open to all.