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A Shelburne yourngster visits with Santa at last years Holiday Stroll.

A Shelburne yourngster visits with Santa at last years Holiday Stroll.

Shelburne’s Annual Tree Lighting and Carol Singing, Fri., Dec. 6 on the Village Green: Join us for caroling at 5:30 pm followed by the tree lighting and Santa’s arrival at 6 pm. After the tree lighting, kids can visit with Santa and enjoy hot beverages and refreshments in the Town Hall. Crafts for kids will be offered by the Pierson Library Staff. Watch for the SD Ireland Truck of Lights and special sales and events at local businesses. Sponsored by: Shelburne News and Wind Ridge Publishing

Fly Tying Class: Learn to tie your own flies using many different materials from feathers to tinsel, natural to manmade, unique to common. The instructors, with over 15 years of experience, will teach participants to tie small and simple, to large and complex flies over the course of six evenings. Instructor/student ratio is very low with much individual attention. For ages 16+, but younger students may be able to attend with an adult. This class will be instructed by Vermont Fly Fishing and Tying Club Members. Mondays, Jan. 13, 20, and 27 and Feb. 3, 10, and 17 from 7-9 pm at 862 Barnes Ave., Colchester (Old Fort Ethan Allen Bldg).The cost of $30/person includes all materials, however, students should provide their own vise, small scissors, bobbin, and threader.) The class is offered in cooperation with the Vermont Fly Fishing and Tying Club and The Champlain Valley Recreation Association.

Free Senior Walking Program: Please bring a pair of clean, dry, soft-soled shoes with you and change before entering the gym. No registration is required. Shelburne residents only. Schedule is subject to change. Call 985-9551 for updated schedule or check calendar on gym door. This program will run Monday-Friday, 9-11 am from Dec. 2-March 28, 2014, as scheduled.

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