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E0022 E22 Event Jonathan Sands Pasta making and eating party Together we will make homemade pasta and use pasta machines to prepare and cut the dough. Three types of sauces will be available (peanut, pesto and tomato), salad and bread for the meal. BYOB if you desire alcohol. Dessert will be included, too.
Arrive at 2:00 and depart by 7:00.

Kid friendly
vegetarian

6 .0000025E9 25 .0000025E9 25 10/22/17 2:00 PM
E0021 E21 Event Janice Lange Soup, Salad, Dominoes and Dessert
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Join us for various soups, salad and bread followed by a FUN evening of Dominoes. Dessert follows. No experience necessary- just match the dots! 6 .000002E9 20 .0000015E9 15 9/15/17 6:00 PM
I0016 I16 Item Janice Lange Cabin on Lake Champlain in South Alburg for 4 nights
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Three bedroom log cabin. Sleeps 6 in singles beds, including blow-up bed. One bath with shower; full kitchen. 3 flights of steep stairs down to the shale beach- not suitable for small children. Eastern view toward Mt. Mansfield, Camel's Hump and Mt. Ellen.
Nearby activities include Alburg Dunes State Park(wonderful shallow sand beach); fishing access ramps for your kayak or boat; Isle La Motte for biking; Alburg Country Club for golf. Near Canadian border. Bring your passport!

Available between August 28-Sept. 7 by arrangement with donor.

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E0020 E20 Event Deborah Ragione SUMMER BAR-B-QUE AT MY HOUSE BAR-B-QUE AT MY HOUSE ON MY NEW PATIO. WILL GRILL MEAT OR ANY VEGGIE OPTIONS WITH LOTS OF SIDE DISHES AND DRINKS.
A GREAT CHANCE TO GET TO KNOW SOME FELLOW UU's!

TIME: 5:30-6:00pm

6 .0000015E9 15 .0000015E9 15 5/23/17 5:30 PM
I0015 I15 Item Maeve McBride NECKLACE A PENDANT NECKLACE THAT IS A GEODE AND DIPPED IN GOLD.
A REAL BEAUTY!!!
1 .000005E9 50 .0000025E9 25 5/6/17 6:00 PM
E0019 E19 Event Maeve McBride EPIC WATER BATTLE & BBQ A FAMILY FRIENDLY EPIC WATER BATTLE FOR KIDS OF ALL AGES!!!
BYOWB = BRING YOUR OWN WATER BLASTER.

JOIN US FOR A VEGETARIAN BBQ AND A GIANT WATER BATTLE AT OUR HOME IN SOUTH BURLINGTON.

DATE:......FRI. JULY 7th TIME: 6:00pm
RAIN DATE: FRI. JULY 14th TIME: 6:00pm

20 .0000005E9 5 .0000005E9 5 7/7/17 6:00 PM
E0018 E18 Event Pamela & Taka Ashikaga BOOKS, WINE & CAMARADERIE JOIN THE UU's WOMEN'S SPIRITUALITY GROUP FOR A LIVELY BOOK DISCUSSION & BOOK SWAP. WINE, CHEESE, NON-ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES and FINGER FOOD WILL BE PROVIDED.
WE WILL DISCUSS, "BIG LITTLE LIES" by LIANE MORIARTY, A BEACH READ.

BRING A BOOK TO SWAP. CARPOOLING CAN BE ARRANGED FROM BURLINGTON.

LOCATION: JULIE ROBERTS' in RICHMOND, VT
TIME: 6:30-9:00pm

15 .0000015E9 15 .0000015E9 15 8/18/17 6:30 PM
E0017 E17 Event Nancy Knox & Tom Porter Geocaching and Botany Walk Curious about geocaching, the electronic/place-based treasure hunt? Join me for a walk on Shelburne trails, where we'll look for a few geocaches and checking out the local trees and plants! Snacks provided. Date and time TBA. We may need an extra driver, depending on group size. 6 .0000025E9 25 .0000025E9 25
E0016 E16 Event Nancy Knox & Tom Porter Summer Afternoon Sail on Lake Champlain
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Come sail with us on Osprey, our comfortable C&C 33 foot sailboat from Shelburne on a weekend in July 2017 - we'll provide snacks and drinks - maybe swimming if it's warm. 2-4 hours depending on weather and conditions. Date TBA. 4 .0000075E9 75 .0000075E9 75
I0014 I14 Item Meg Dunham Hearty Vegetarian Chilli for six I will deliver to you my award winning* Hearty Harvest Chili on the Saturday or Sunday afternoon of your choice.
*Third place in Colchester's Chili contest!
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S0015 S15 Service Todd Clason & Maeve McBride Todd's Knife Sharpening Service Todd will sharpen your knives with a quick turn-around.

LOCATION OF SERVICE: Todd will work out an exchange location with the bidder

DATE: By appointment

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S0014 S14 Service Eva Diner DELICIOUS MEAT, SPINACH OR FRUIT PIES
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I will bake 2-3 PIES WHICH CAN BE EITHER MEAT, SPINACH OR FRUIT.

DATE: AFTER MAY 6, 2017 Must notify 3 days before needed.

LOCATION OF EVENT: WHENEVER THEY WANT IT

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I0013 I13 Item Allison Beach CERAMIC BOWL SMALL CERAMIC DECORATIVE BOWL FROM

THOMAS MARRINSON STUDIO

TO SEE IMAGES OF HIS BOWLS GO TO HIS WEBSITE tmbowls.com

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E0015 E15 Event Roddy O'Neil Cleary A Senior Dining Experience
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AN AWAKENING TO THE JOY OF A COMMUNITY OF SENIORS.
CHOOSE FROM A MENU OF MULTIPLE OPTIONS INCLUDING THREE ENTREES.
DINE IN A WELCOMING WARM ENVIRONMENT!

YOU CHOOSE THE DATE
TIME: BETWEEN 12:00 - 6:00 pm

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E0014 E14 Event Suzie McCoy Scrabble & Alphabet Soup Supper
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An annual favorite! We'll enjoy a yummy meal of vegetarian alphabet soup, crusty bread, salad and dessert before challenging each other to a friendly game of Scrabble. I have 2 deluxe Scrabble boards.

THE DATE IS TO BE DETERMINED

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I0012 I12 Item Alex & Ellen Hsieh KITCHEN/ BAKING BASKET from THE WOMEN'S ALLIANCE A BASKET OF GOODIES for COOKING

CONTACT PERSON = Ellen Hsieh

1 .000006E9 60 .000003E9 30
I0011 I11 Item Peggy Derby Flower arrangement with a Vase #2
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A beautiful flower arrangement for you to take home and enjoy! 1 .000005E9 50 .0000025E9 25
I0010 I10 Item Peggy Derby FLOWER ARRANGEMENT with VASE #1 A BEAUTIFUL FLOWER ARRANGEMENT with VASE to enjoy 1 .000005E9 50 .0000025E9 25
I0009 I9 Item Barbara Doody Thirty One child's thermal lunch bag: Messy Monkey
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From Thirty One bags: a new thermal lined lunch tote with a cute monkey design made of a durable, wipe clean material. Monkey has hands and feet and a banana zipper pull. Bag is approximately 10x8x3. 1 .0000018E9 18 .0000009E9 9
I0008 I8 Item Barbara Doody $50. certificate to Eco Car Wash and Detail Center in Williston
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Give your car the gift of clean with this gift card! Eco-friendly car washes protect our environment, our communities and our water supply. Who doesn't feel better driving a clean car? 1 .000005E9 50 .0000025E9 25
I0007 I7 Item Barbara Doody $50. certificate to Eco Car Wash and Detail Center in Williston
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Give your car the gift of clean with this gift card! Eco-friendly car washes protect our environment, our communities and our water supply. Who doesn't feel better driving a clean car? 1 .000005E9 50 .0000025E9 25
I0006 I6 Item Barbara Doody $50. gift card to Fire and Ice Restaurant in Middlebury
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$50. gift card to Fire and Ice - Middlebury VT's landmark restaurant with the biggest salad bar in the state (with over 55+ items)! Enjoy a wonderful meal in this award winning family dinnerhouse. Comes as two $25. certificates. 1 .000005E9 50 .0000025E9 25
I0005 I5 Item Barbara Doody $50. gift card to Fire and Ice Restaurant in Middlebury
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$50. gift card to Fire and Ice - Middlebury VT's landmark restaurant with the biggest salad bar in the state (with over 55+ items)! Enjoy a wonderful meal in this award winning family dinnerhouse. Comes as two $25. certificates. 1 .000005E9 50 .0000025E9 25
E0013 E13 Event Martha Fitzgerald Lamb Cassoulet with Lake View Dinner for six on Martha's screened-in porch. Guests will share UU stories and view fireworks. 6 .0000025E9 25 .0000025E9 25 7/3/17 6:00 PM
S0013 S13 Service Mark Kuprych Patch and Paint One Large Room, 15x15 or larger
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Mark will paint the walls in one large room in your home, patch small dings to make it nice! You supply the paint, he'll take it from there. Best to call for a consult before bidding so we both agree on the condition and size of your room: 802-999-1738 1 .000035E9 350 .000033E9 330
S0012 S12 Service Mark Kuprych Patch and Paint One Room, 14x14 or smaller
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Mark will paint the walls in one room in your home, patch small dings to make it nice! You supply the paint, he'll take it from there. Best to call for a consult before bidding so we both agree on the condition and size of your room: 802-999-1738 1 .00003E9 300 .0000275E9 275
E0012 E12 Event Mark Kuprych Cocktail Bible Hour
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Mark Kuprych and Jeff Trumbower join forces for a decidedly UU exploration on the interface between Old/New Testament insight and cocktail culture. Bring your questions, ideas and always-wondered-abouts and watch our own Jeff Trumbower, SMC Professor of Religious Studies hold court with his wonderfully erudite and entertaining scholarship in early Christian history. Enjoy with- and without- alcohol cocktails like; Ginesis & Tonic, The Good Samartini, Fruiteronomy, Moses-jito; Mark-garita; Mint Judith; Sidecarinthians; Tom Colossians; First Cosmopolitans; Second Cosmopolitans; Philippina Colada--you get the idea. Snacks and finger foods will abound and delight. 25 .000002E9 20 .000001E9 10 5/20/17 7:00 PM
S0011 S11 Service Hilary Kissel CUSTOM STORY HOUR #2
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A CHILD, AGE 5-7, CAN DICTATE A THEME OR INTEREST FOR THEIR STORY HOUR. THE CHILD MAY INVITE UP TO 3 FRIENDS(3 guests pay no fee).

LOCATION OF SERVICE: HOME OF THE CHILD

DATE & TIME: TO BE DETERMINED BY THE DONOR & THE ADULT PURCHASING THE SERVICE

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S0010 S10 Service Hilary Kissel CUSTOM STORY HOUR #1
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A CHILD, AGE 5-7, CAN DICTATE A THEME OR INTEREST FOR THEIR STORY HOUR. THE CHILD MAY INVITE UP TO 3 FRIENDS(3 guests pay no fee).

LOCATION OF SERVICE: HOME OF THE CHILD

DATE & TIME: TO BE DETERMINED BY THE DONOR & THE ADULT PURCHASING THE SERVICE

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E0011 E11 Event Clem & Sylvia Holden "OLD GOATS" BREALFAST
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JOIN US FOR BREAKFAST (BEFORE CHURCH) AT (1911) FAMILY HOME FEATURING MAPLE SYRUP AND BACON WITH WAFFLES AND FRUIT SALAD,BANANA BREAD AND AN "EGG SURPRISE."

Directions: Address as above in the Old North End - 1 block south of Scout Cafe, a hydrant at the driveway
* There are 3 steps up rear with driveway parking

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E0010 E10 Event Monica Sargent A VARIETY OF LAKESIDE FUN
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Join me at my summer camp on Lake Champlain. We'll take an easy hike to an amazing lookout. We'll take a swim and go for a paddle in the canoe or row a in the dingy. We'll have a cookout and even stay for the sunset. The menu will honor your dining requirements.

Donor in residence from 6/20-10/20

DATE: Negotiable for mutual convenience
TIME: In the afternoon to be determined by donor and bidder

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I0004 I4 Item Abby Kirk STERLING SILVER FILIGREE BROOCH A sterling silver filigree brooch (1.5 inches in diameter) depicting the discovery of baby Moses in the bulrushes. It is in EXCELLENT condition and at least 50+ years old. 1 .000004E9 40 .000004E9 40
E0009 E9 Event Richard and Carolyn Smiles Brunch and Indian Brook Hike
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Join us for a brunch at our home followed by a 2 mile hike around Indian Brook Reservoir. Chocolates included!
Date and time to be determined
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S0009 S9 Service Adam & Rita Bortz Microsoft Windows 10 Operating System help
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Adam will come to your home and assist you in solving problems you are having. You will need to make a list describing the problems. We will coordinate for when you want me to come over. 4 .0000025E9 25 .0000025E9 25
E0008 E8 Event Alex & Ellen Hsieh Chinese Dinner with the Hsiehs
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Come join us for some authentic homemade Chinese food served family style at our home in Georgia, Vermont. 6 .0000025E9 25 .0000025E9 25 5/27/17 5:30 PM
S0008 S8 Service Elizabeth Clayton Knit a custom Christmas Stocking
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I will knit a custom designed Christmas stocking for your loved one, including name, year of birth and images of your choice in 100% wool. 2 .00001E9 100 .0000075E9 75
S0007 S7 Service Debby Bergh 1 hour coaching session
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One hour coaching session with experienced leadership coach

LOCATION of COACHING: At the discretion of the Bidder

DATE & TIME: At a mutually convenient date & time for the Bidder and the
Coach

1 .000015E9 150 .000003E9 30
E0007 E7 Event Jeanne Lynch Breakfast at Shelburne Farms
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Let us start the day the right way, sharing breakfast at Shelburne Farms. 4 .0000035E9 35 .0000015E9 15 6/10/17 7:30 AM
E0005 E5 Event Nancy Freeze Fine Italian Dining
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A Friday Night dinner at Toscano's in Richmond. 3 .000006E9 60 .0000035E9 35
E0004 E4 Event Stuart Graves Indian meal
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You are invited to an Indian vegetarian meal at the home of Stu and Linda Graves; you just might just hear some sitar music as we sip our mango and apricot swizzles on the deck! Wear your sari or Nehru jacket if you have one! 6 .000003E9 30 .000002E9 20 9/16/17 6:00 PM
I0003 I3 Item Janet Biehl etching of boathouse from lake
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An etching of the boathouse as seen from Lake Champlain, created by me, c.2005 1 .000005E9 50 .0000025E9 25
I0002 I2 Item Tana Randall-Wolfe Chili and Bread
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Tana Randall-Wolfe will cook and deliver a pot of chili and a loaf of homemade bread to you. Chili can either be vegetarian or meat - you choose. Bread will be a slightly hearty wheat. Enough for 4 people if you're big eaters, 6 if you're modest eaters, or one if you want to save it up for lunches! 1 .000003E9 30 .000002E9 20
B0001 B1 Gift Basket Jennifer Schollmeyer Fresh Home Made Cream Cheese and a Dozen Myers Bagels
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One pint of cream cheese will be made fresh just for you and your family with local milk and cream. Any additions you might want in your spread can be added as well. At least two days notice needed of when this breakfast/brunch treat will be ready for you and your family and will be dropped off with a dozen bagels. 1 .000002E9 20 .0000015E9 15
E0003 E3 Event Michael & Valerie Wood-Lewis Climate Change Film Screening and Climate Friendly Dinner!
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Join Demonstrating Our Values Through Eating participants for a special evening.

Come enjoy connection and conversation as we watch award winning Before the Flood, then enjoy a delicious home-cooked climate-friendly meal (think whole foods, local, plant-based, organic!)!

Before the Flood pairs Academy Award winning filmmaker Stevens and actor DiCaprio (U.N. Messenger of Peace) with National Geographic to travel to 5 continents to explore what the world’s thought leaders and scientists say about climate change, and how to find hope. (Appropriate for age 10 and up.)

Hosted by Valerie, Suzie, Barbie, Lucy, Tammy, and Deb; in Burlington.

20 .000003E9 30 .000002E9 20 10/27/17 5:30 PM
S0006 S6 Service Clare Albers Small Business Social Media consultation
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Using social media to support your business or further a cause can be complicated. This auction item is for a 2 hour small business social media consultation with Clare Albers, who has 5 years of marketing and social media strategy/management experience. Learn tips and strategies for starting a conversation around your product, service or cause, increase your follower count, and get more out of your social media accounts. This consultation can be scheduled according to what works with both parties' calendars. 1 .000018E9 180 .000003E9 30 5/13/17 2:00 PM
S0005 S5 Service Clare Albers 5 hours of babysitting
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Enjoy dinner and a movie - the babysitting is covered! This auction item is for 5 hours of Clare Albers' babysitting time. She is a 27 year old UU with many, many years of babysitting and child care experience. Responsible, friendly, and will clean up whatever mess she and the kids make, too. Schedule the babysitting directly with Clare depending on your schedule and needs. 1 .0000125E9 125 .0000025E9 25 5/13/17 6:30 PM
S0004 S4 Service Bob Furrer Bell Deck Expedition
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Please join me on the Summer or Winter Solstice for a trek** to the Bell Deck of our beloved Meeting House.
On the Summer Solstice, enjoy a falcon's eye view of our wonderful Community and it's surrounds as it wakes on this longest day of the year.
On the Winter Solstice, view the Church St. Marketplace in all of it's shimmering glory on the shortest day of the year signifying the rebirth of nature's wonder.
**please contact me for physical ability requirements
10 .000003E9 30 .000003E9 30 6/21/17 6:00 AM
S0003 S3 Service Claire Graham-Smith & Chip Patullo Commercial Energy Audit
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An ASHRAE Level 1 Energy Audit of your facility. Audit includes manufacturing systems, control equipment for monitoring and directing heating & cooling, insulation levels, air tightness, appliance efficiency, heating and cooling system efficiency and safety. Audit also includes recommendations for best practices. Location: at your business; Weekdays between 10 and 5; 6-8 hours depending on complexity. 1 .0001E9 1,000 .00005E9 500
S0002 S2 Service Claire Graham-Smith & Chip Patullo Energy Audit
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Home Energy Audit: An assessment of the insulation levels, air tightness, appliance efficiency, heating system efficiency and safety of your home and recommendations for best practice to improve energy efficiencies. Location: at your home -- Weekdays between 10 and 4; 1-2 hours depending on complexity. 1 .000025E9 250 .000015E9 150
E0002 E2 Event Adam & Rita Bortz Soup Supper with the Bortzes
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Join us at our home in South Burlington for appetizers, potato leek soup, salad, homemade cheese bread, wine, luscious dessert, and companionship. 6 .000003E9 30 .000003E9 30 11/4/17 6:00 PM
S0001 S1 Service Eddie DeMott & Steve Rainville Stephen & Burns Salon & Spa Gift Certificate $500
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Stephen & Burns , an Aveda Lifestyle Salon and Spa, Church St, Burlington (Stephen Rainville) donates a $500 gift certificate.
Hair cutting and styling, color, facials, massage, make-up application, manicures, and more. For men and women. Use all at once or extend over time.
Visit www.stephenandburns.com for service menu. Times, By appointment.
1 .00005E9 500 .00002E9 200
I0001 I1 Item Nina & Tom Harrington Week in the Eastern Townships, Quebec
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Spend a week at our furnished apartment located in the Village of Knowlton in the beautiful Eastern Townships of Quebec. Explore the local galleries, sample local wines, hike on nearby Mount Orford, or hang out at Lac Brome or nearby Lac Memphremagog. Also close to amazing ski resorts. The apartment has two bedrooms and sleeps up to six people. Visit knowltonquebec.ca to learn more about this beautiful area. (Week cannot be split./Availability to be determined.) 1 .000075E9 750 .000015E9 150