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Somebody Is Lying?

The trick with courage is realizing that it isn't so much about overcoming fear, as it is about not settling for less. And then, it comes as effortlessly as a midsummer's night breeze. Whhhoooooosh, feel it.

The Rochester Chamber Music Society (RCMS) with Artistic Director, Cynthia Huard are in their 17th Summer Season. On Saturday, July 9 come and hear the Thirteenth Annual Bach Bash where professional and amateur string and wind players celebrate the music of Bach and others. The concert is at 7 pm in the Granville Town Hall. Then on Sunday, July 10 at the Rochester Federated Church at 4 pm you can see and hear the Piano Duos of Barber, Kadaly, and Prokofiev with Ben Gish on cello and Cynthia Huard on piano. A pre-concert talk with Larry Hamberlin is ½ hour before each performance. All concerts are free and donations are gratefully accepted. For information call 767-9234.

All string players and other musicians who can read string parts are invited to play at the Bach Bash. All music is provided, and please bring a music stand. The practice begins at 1 pm. A free dinner break will be provided at 5:30. Bring friends to play and listen. Then on Sunday, July 10 everyone is invited to join in informal chamber music at Lucy Marsh's house at 342 New Boston Road in Rochester from 9 am to 3 pm. Music is provided. If you have any questions please call Larry Hamberlin at 802-388-4437 or Lucy Marsh at 767-3809.

Riddle: Land of the Liars - You are lost in a land of the honest and dishonest. The honest people can only tell the truth, and the dishonest people can only lie. You need to ask for directions, so you approach a group of three people and ask if they are honest. The first man says, "Two of us are honest," and the second man says, "Actually only one of us is honest." The third man says, "That last man who spoke is honest." How many are honest and which ones? Answer below.

The Rochester Recreation Committee presents its annual summer concert series on the park in Rochester village on Sunday evenings at 6:30 pm. On July 10 the South Royalton Town Band will return to the bandstand under the direction of Dick Ellis, who has led this band for 63 years. Dick used to direct the Rochester Town band back in the 1950's. Rochester trumpet player Louis Donnet is a longtime member of the band. The Rochester Recreation Committee encourages you to bring your dancing shoes, a lawn chair or blanket, and a picnic basket packed with your favorites.

The Federated Church of Rochester and the Women's Alliance had a terrific day at their Spring Sale with $944 in sales. The ladies are now looking for some able-bodied persons who have the time and interest to help sort the gently worn clothing. Please call Janice McCann at 767-3667 or Estelle Holmquist at 767-4045. The church and community would like to thank Estelle Holmquist and Nance Parrish for providing beautiful and caring receptions following funeral services. Estelle and Nance are retiring from this invaluable service and much appreciation is extended. Becky Donnet is now the new contact for the Women's Alliance funeral receptions. If your family or if you know of a family in need of a funeral reception, please contact Becky at 767-3098 or the church office at 767-3012. You can also contact Reverend Gregory Holman at 767-3332.

The Green Mountain Club has released its first Killington Area Hiking Trail Map. These maps are part of a waterproof series that highlights major areas of interest around the state. These maps are available through the club of at select local businesses. For more information contact the club at 802-244-7037. The Green Mountain Club also produces maps of the entire Long Trail and Day Hiker's Guides.

Riddle solution: None are honest. For the third man to be honest would mean the second and third are honest, which contradicts what the second man said. Therefore they are both lying. If both are lying, there cannot be two that are honest, meaning that the first man is also lying.

Thought for the Week: "To him whose elastic thought keeps pace with the sun, the day is a perpetual morning." - Henry David Thoreau, (original New England camper).

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