French Classes at Misty Valley Books
Misty Valley Books in Chester will again offer two levels of French classes beginning the week of Feb. 22.
The Learn French courses will run for six weeks, Level II on Mondays, beginning Feb. 22, and Level I on Tuesdays, beginning Feb. 23. Both courses are open to students high school age and older and will meet in the bookstore from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Instructor for the courses is Bill Reed.
The fee for the course is $95 for the six sessions and includes materials. Register by calling 875-3400 or e-mailing email@example.com.
Late Winter Services at Stone Church
The late winter Sunday services planned for Chester's Old Stone Church, Route 103\North Street, are:
Feb. 21: Thank You, President Sinkford - presented by Lay Leader Sylvan Groth. This service will look back at the eight years Reverend William Sinkford led the Unitarian Universalist Association and what his example has meant to the member churches and individuals.
Feb. 28: The Solace of Silence - led by Reverend Whitfield.
This service will offer reflections from Sara Maitland's A Book of Silence and from other stories, ancient and modern, where people are renewed, terrified, and changed by what silence can offer.
March 7: Devotion - A Practice Across Faiths - led by Reverend Whitfield.
The Sufi mystics, the monks and nuns of the Catholic and Buddhist traditions, and others spanning faith traditions, practice devotion. This service will explore the important role that devotion plays in spiritual life and how it might be present in modern lives.
Services begin at 9:30 a.m. and are followed by refreshments and conversation downstairs. Childcare for infants and toddlers and programming for school-age children are provided.
For further information leave a message at 875-3257 or visit www.chestervtuu.org.
Texas Hold-em Tournament at Grange
The Gassetts Grange in Chester will host a Texas Hold'em Tournament on Saturday, Feb. 20.
Buyin is $90, of which $10 goes towards bounty. Registration and open poker is from 5-6 p.m. Starting chips 8000, register before 3 p.m. Feb. 20 and receive 2000 extra chips.
For more information, and to register call 299-5014.
Family Center Has Crafting Items For Sale
The Chester-Andover Family Center has just received a huge donation of crafting items including cross stitch, fabric, wooden items, sewing notions, and much more. Come in and see what we have to offer; there are some great buys.
Clothing, toys, household items and cash donations are always appreciated. We are located at 656 Depot Street, Chester, our telephone is 875-3236, and email is firstname.lastname@example.org.