Saturday, May 21, 7:30 PM, First Congregational Church, Burlington. Sunday, May 22, 3:00 PM, Montpelier High School Auditorium Pianist Michael Arnowitt has created a large-scale special program entirely of Syrian music and literary readings of writings by Syrian authors. The concert will be performed by a diverse group of 30 actors, singers, and musicians playing a mix of Western and Middle Eastern instruments, including Syrian-born poet Rana Bitar Jacob, short-story author Osama Alomar, and musician Anwar Diab Agha. More information: Michael Arnowitt. MA@MAPiano.com or 802-229-0984.There is also a large poster with more information here.
Sunday, May 22 Elinor Yahm and Jean Hopkins attended a "SAGE" weekend program at Woolman Hill last December and will lead a discussion about it after rise of meeting. Robin Lloyd also will present her experiences with a Jungian group studying the aging process.
Sunday, June 5 at rise of meeting As the school year comes to a close so does our First Day School program. We will take a break for the summer and celebrate with a picnic for the whole community. The Children's Religious Education (CRE) Committee will provide hamburgers, hotdogs, veggie burgers, veggie dogs, all the "fixings," and dessert. We ask the BFM Community to please bring side dishes and drinks. We will meet outside (in the Bassett House in case of rain) to share a song and blessing together, then enjoy food and playing. Contact Abbie Matchette, clerk of CRE, if you have questions.
Thursday, June 16, 2016, 6-9 p.m. Malya Zwerling, FCNL's National field Organizer, is providing a workshop at Burlington Friends Meeting to help us work effecively to influence Congress and restore our democracy. Goals include