August 12, 6:00 pm, Peacham Energy Committee – Check in and see what this town committee is working on. This month’s meeting will be upstairs in the library.
August 12, 6:30 pm, Peacham Knitters and Puzzlers with Ply Splitting Workshop – Bring your knitting or other handwork or try something new: Introduction to Ply-Split Braiding – Picture this: You are going mildly crazy wondering how to stay sane for a month as you recover from surgery; contemplating an upcoming long flight / drive; or looking for a way not to fret as you take your college freshman to college. The solution – ply-split braiding! It keeps your hands busy, you can easily complete a small project in a few hours, and you feel like you are being productive all with a bit of cord and a grip fid that fit almost neatly in your pocket.
August 13, 9:30 – 10:30 am, Sun and Moon Art – Be creative, using the sun and moon as inspiration! There will be projects for various ages. All ages with adult as needed.
August 13, 6:30 pm, Peacham Community Housing – This group is a non-profit, charitable organization, supporting and enabling community projects that contribute to Peacham’s quality of living.
August 13, 7:00 pm, Peacham Fire District #1 – The regular monthly meeting is open to the public.
August 14, 10:00 am, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention -Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH. Continue your practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting. No instructor in August, but you are welcome to come and practice with friends.
August 15, 5:30 pm, Story Time at the Farmer’s Market – Join us at the Farmer’s Market this summer as the Library brings stories, and a craft to the Peacham Farmer’s Market. Everyone is welcome.
August 15, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – Join us for a discussion of “Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania” by Erik Larsen. The book looks at the sinking of Lusitania during World War I and the events surrounding the sinking. Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book.
August 16, 10:00 am – noon, Coffee Hour – A chance to drink a cup of coffee or tea, enjoy a sweet or two, and chat with your friends and neighbors.
August 16, 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Preview Screening of Ken Burns’ “Country Music” – Together with the Peacham Acoustic Music Festival, Vermont PBS is proud to present a special FREE preview screening of the latest documentary from filmmaker Ken Burns, followed by a discussion with Jim Rooney and Bob Amos.
Country Music is a 16-hour series exploring the history of a uniquely American art form. From its deep and tangled roots in ballads, blues and hymns performed in small settings, to its worldwide popularity, learn how country music evolved over the course of the 20th century, as it eventually emerged to become America’s music. Country Music features never-before-seen footage and photographs, plus interviews with more than 80 country music artists.
The documentary premiers on Vermont PBS and online on September 15. Learn more: https://go.vermontpbs.org/CMP.
Seating is limited, so be sure to reserve your tickets in advance. Use the Eventbrite page to reserve tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/preview-screening-of-country-music-a-film-by-ken-burns-tickets-68528724259
**Please arrive 30 minutes early to secure parking and a shuttle ride to the heart of the Village of Peacham. Please follow signs to parking locations.
August 20, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre: “Christopher Robin” – Christopher Robin — now a family man living in London — receives a surprise visit from his old childhood pals, and they embark on a journey to help Christopher rediscover the joy of life. 103 minutes. Rated PG.
August 21, 10:00 am, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention -Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH. Continue your practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting. No instructor in August, but you are welcome to come and practice with friends.
August 22, 1:30 pm, Movie and a Craft: “Galaxy Quest” – What’s it like to be captured by aliens? Come, watch this move and go along for the ride Stay and create an your own alien! Children under 8 should be accompanied by parent or caregiver.
August 22, 5:30 pm, Story Time at the Farmer’s Market – Join us at the Farmer’s Market this summer as the Library brings stories, and a craft to the Peacham Farmer’s Market. Everyone is welcome.
August 22, 7:00 pm, Summer Series: Peacham Landings: 60’s and 70’s – Arriving from New York, San Francisco or beyond, folks came to Peacham in the 60’s and 70’s and have astonishing “landing” stories from following the trail of an old buried diary to escaping uptight urban parents to following a guru. Please bring stories of your own arrival from this era.
August 23, 10:00 am – noon, Coffee Hour – A chance to drink a cup of coffee or tea, enjoy a sweet or two, and chat with your friends and neighbors.
Books Available for August 29, 7:00 pm, Summer Series: Peacham Landings: Re-Peopling of Vermont – Author Paul M. Searls and his new book, Re-peopling Vermont: A Paradox of Development in the Twentieth Century, about the historic patterns of “re-peopling” Vermont concludes our series. Join us for an informal community dialogue that includes the author. The library has multiple copies of this book available to borrow throughout the month of August.