Famed cellist Yo-Yo Ma will give a talk at Dartmouth College today.
The lecture, titled “Culture, Understanding & Survival With Yo-Yo Ma,” will take place at 4 p.m. in the Spaulding Auditorium of the Hopkins Center for the Arts. The talk is free and is open to the public.
Sat • Jan 20 • 6 pm Are You Game? Tiltfactor Game Night
Try your hand at popular board and card games and get an exclusive sneak peek at NEW unreleased creations from Dartmouth’s own game lab. Meet the designers, help prototype new projects, or just gather around a table and play one of your favorites. For teens & adults. Info: tiltfactor.org.
For a change, it appears the ice will be very nice for one of the Upper Valley Trails Alliance’s biggest fundraisers of the year.
The Lake Morey Skating Trail is set to host the annual UVTA Skate-a-Thon on Jan. 21 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. The trail, a 4½-mile loop, will be open for skaters to show how many laps they can complete in support of the UVTA.
Ty Couture, 5, of South Royalton, center, yells as he skids down a shoveled line of ice while taking a break from ice fishing as John Moore, 11, of Topsham, watches, and Tyson Allen, 6, of Windsor, slides on his back during the 13th Annual Youth Ice Fishing Derby on Dewey’s Pond in Quechee, Vt., on Jan. 25, 2014. The group of boys took to taking turns sliding on the ice when there was a lull in the fishing action. (Valley News – Sarah Priestap)