VPR's Lindholm to deliver talk on Nov. 6

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MANCHESTER — Jane Lindholm, the longtime host of VPR's Vermont Edition program and host and creator of But Why: A Podcast for Curious Kids, will share some of her favorite interviews and behind-the-scenes moments from her career in public radio on Nov. 6 at 7 p.m. at the First Congregational Church of Manchester.

Her presentation, a First Wednesdays talk, is free and open to all. The church is located at 3624 Main St., Manchester.

History talk to encompass big bang to present day The Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning welcomes Union College Professor Mark Walker to discuss big history. The talk will take place on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. in the Hunter Seminar Room at Burr and Burton Academy.

Big history is an exploration of the past from the big bang to the present, dividing the history of the universe, earth, life, and humanity into periods using very large scales of time. This presentation will take us on a quick journey spanning billions of years, helping us to understand our current position in time and space.

Registration for the talk is $18 in advance or $22 at the door. For more information or to register, please call 802-867-0111 or visit greenmtnacademy.org.

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