AROUND WINDHAM COUNTY

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Dummerston Historical Society: Dummerston Art Journals by Linda Rubinstein, 2 to 4 p.m., 1509 Middle Road, Dummerston.

SoBo Studio: Open floor/open audience sharing of works in progress, $10-$5, 7:30 p.m., SoBo Studio, 74 Cotton Mill Hill, Brattleboro.

COMMUNITY

Costume Party: Celebrate the release of "Justice League" with Positive Geek, 5 to 8 p.m., Flat Street, Brattleboro. Information: 802-246-1150.

Experienced Goods Thrift Shop: For Brattleboro area hospice, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., 77 Flat St., Brattleboro.

Guilford Free Library: Gazette folding party, 9 a.m., 4024 Guilford Center Road, Guilford.

Repair Cafe: Free fix-it service, 9 a.m. to noon, 16 Washington St., Brattleboro.

West Townshend Thrift Shop: Sponsored by the West River Community Project, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., above the West Townshend Post Office, VT-30, West Townshend.

Windham Solid Wast Management District: Swap program for materials for which there is no traditional reuse program, items must be clean and in good condition, 9 to 11:45 a.m., 327 Old Ferry Road, Brattleboro.

Worn Again Thrift Shop: Operated by volunteers of West River Mission of Putney and churches in Putney, Townshend, Stratton Mountain and Saxtons River, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., St. Edmund of Canterbury Roman Catholic Church, Main Street, Saxtons River.

DANCE

New England Center for Circus Arts: LAVA presents "A Goddessy," $25-$10, 7:30 p.m., 10 Town Crier Drive, Brattleboro.

Shall We Dance: West Coast Swing dance party, $12, 7 p.m. lesson and dancing from 8-10 p.m., Headroom Stages, 17 Elliot St., Brattleboro.

FOOD AND SHELTER

Putney Food Shelf: Food Shelf open 9-10 a.m., Putney Community Center, Christian Square, Putney. Information: 802-387-8551.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

Yoga Locally: Vinyasa yoga class, 10:15-11:45 a.m., 118 Elliot St., Brattleboro.

HISTORY

Brattleboro Historical Society: Research room hours, 10 a.m. to noon; Museum open, noon to 3 p.m., Municipal Center, 230 Main St., Brattleboro.

The Tri Town Collectors Club: Coin and Hobby Show, featuring three new coin collectors and vintage baseball cards, 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Brattleboro Holiday Inn Express, 100 Chickering Drive, Brattleboro.

KID STUFF

Boys and Girls Club: Open Lego Lab, 3 to 4 p.m.; Saturday movie, 3-5 p.m.; Open Art Lab, 4-5 p.m.; Dinner, 5:15-6 p.m., 17 Flat St., Brattleboro. Information: 802-254-5990.

Rockingham Free Public Library: Google CS First Game Design Club, noon to 1 p.m., 65 Westminster St., Bellows Falls. Sign up: 802-463-4270.

LITERARY

Memoir Writing Workshop: Writing workshop with Ann Anderson Evans, $50, 1:30 to 4:30 today and Sunday, Marlboro Graduate Center, 28 Vernon St., Brattleboro. Register and confirm location: 802-254-9595.

MUSIC

Latchis Theater: "By the People For the People: A Celebration of Song and Community" with Guilford Community Choir/Choir of the Community led by Andy Davis and Peter Amidon with Patty Meyer and guests, $22, 7 p.m., 50 Main St., Brattleboro. Tickets: latchisarts.org.

OUTDOORS

Big Tree Tour 2017: Windham Regional Woodlands Association leads the annual tour with Bill Guenther, 8:45 a.m. to 4 p.m., dress for the weather and meet at 8:30 a.m. at the Common, Putney Road and Park Place, Brattleboro. Bring your own lunch.

Friends of Pisgah: Volunteer work day, meet at 10 a.m. at the Horseshoe Trail Head, Horseshoe Road, Chesterfield, N.H.

SUPPORT GROUPS

Turning Point: Debtors Anonymous for people that suffer from compulsive spending, constant credit card debt, IRS problems and other financial issues, debt coaches available, 10 a.m., 39 Elm St., Brattleboro.

SUNDAY

COMMUNITY

West Townshend Thrift Shop: Sponsored by the West River Community Project, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., above the West Townshend Post Office, VT-30, West Townshend.

DANCE

Brattleboro Contra Dance: Live music by Cedar Stanistreet and friends, Linda Leslie calls, $10-$5, 7 to 10 p.m., 118 Elliot St., Brattleboro.

Community Circle Dance: All dances taught, no partners needed, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Aikido Studio, 11 Cottage St., Brattleboro. Information: 802-257-9108 or 603-631-0768.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

Vermont Insight Meditation Center: Meditation Sittings, 10 a.m. to noon, in the Neighbor's Hall at Solar Hill, 229 Western Ave., Brattleboro. Information: 802-258-7035.

LECTURE

Bonnyvale Environmental Education Center: "Preparing for Pollinators" with Tom Sullivan, $15, 1 to 4 p.m., 1223 Bonnyvale Road, West Brattleboro. Register: 802-257-5785.

First Church of Christ, Scientist: Leide Lessa will present "Making the Right Decisions," how the metaphysical understanding of God can help you make the right decisions and find solutions to problems, including drugs and health issues, 2 to 3 p.m., The River Garden, 157 Main St., Brattleboro.

LITERARY

Village Square Booksellers: "How to Write to Publish" with Annalisa Parent, bring something to write with, 1 to 3 p.m., 32 Square, Bellows Falls.

MUSIC

Latchis Theater: Windham Orchestra Concert, $5-$50 donation suggested, 3 p.m., 50 Main St., Brattleboro.

OUTDOORS

Trap Shooting: 1 p.m., Sportsmen's Inc., Creamery Road, Guilford. Information: 802-490-8531.

SUPPORT GROUPS

Alcoholics Anonymous: Eye Openers, 10-11 a.m., The Stone Church, 210 Main St., Brattleboro.

Turning Point: AA Came to Believe, 8:30-9:30 a.m.; Codependents Anonymous, 4:30-5:30 p.m., 39 Elm St., Brattleboro.

MONDAY

COMMUNITY

Brattleboro Area Skatepark: Committee may attend trivia night, 6 p.m., American Legion, 32 Linden St., Brattleboro.

Brattleboro Floral Arts and Garden Club:Wreath making and centerpiece design, $10 guests, 6 p.m., Green Mountain Chapel, Western Avenue, Brattleboro. Guests register: jill@globalcow.com.

Inclusion Center: Drop in hours for people with disabilities, 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., St. Michael's Episcopal Church, 16 Bradley Ave., Brattleboro.

Vernon Free Library: Coloring Club, 1 to 2 p.m., 567 Governor Hunt Road, Vernon.

FILM

Dover Free Library: "It Happened One Night," 5:30 p.m., 22 Holland Road, East Dover.

FOOD AND SHELTER

Bellows Falls Drop-In Center: Free breakfast, 9 to 10:30 a.m., food pantry hours 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., closed for lunch; free lunch, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Our Place Drop-In Center, 4 Island St., Bellows Falls.

Brattleboro Groundworks Drop-In Center: Showers, laundry, phone, mailing address, advocacy, case management, coffee; serving families and individuals, call 802-257-0066 ext. 1109 to be added to the waiting list; Food Shelf, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., 81 Royal Road, Brattleboro. Information: 802-257-5415.

Food Pantry: For anyone needing food assistance, 6-7:30 p.m., Townshend Church, 34 Common Road, Townshend. Information: 802-365-4348.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

Brattleboro Health Center: Community Hypnosis and Coaching Session for Weight Control and Healthy Eating Habits, $40, 6 to 7 p.m., 441 West River Road, Brattleboro. Reservations required: 802-254-6201.

Mountains and Rivers Mindfulness Community: Meditation, sharing group in the tradition of Vietnamese Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh, newcomers welcome, 7-8:30 p.m., Putney Friends Meeting House, Route 5, Putney. Information: 802-387-2382.

Vermont Insight Meditation Center: Meditation Sittings, 7-7:45 a.m., in the Neighbor's Hall at Solar Hill, 229 Western Ave., Brattleboro. Information: 802-258-7035.

KID STUFF

Boys and Girls Club: Power Hour homework lab, 3 to 4 p.m.; Open Music Room 1 and 2, 4-5 p.m.; Smart girls for kids ages 11-13, 4-5 p.m.; Dinner, 5:15-6 p.m.; open weight room, 6-6:30 p.m., 17 Flat St., Brattleboro. Information: 802-254-5990.

Dover Free Library: Storytime for children age 2-5, 2:30 p.m., 22 Holland Road, Dover.

Vernon Free Library: Rhyme Time for children up to age 5, 10:30 a.m., 567 Governor Hunt Road, Vernon. Information: 802-257-0150.

LECTURE

Marlboro College: Douglas Brooks discusses Japanese boat building, 11:30 a.m., Snyder Center for Visual Arts, 2582 South Road, Marlboro.

SENIORS

Guilford Cares: Fall Prevention Tai Chi, $2 suggested donation, 10 a.m., Guilford Community Church, 38 Church Drive, Guilford. Information: 802-579-1350.

Putney Cares Activity Barn: Annual meeting, 5 to 6:30 p.m., 54 Kimball Hill, Putney.

SUPPORT GROUPS

AA Hotline: Call 877-851-0181.

Adult Children of Alcoholics: 12-Step group, 6-7 p.m., Brattleboro Memorial Hospital Conference Room B, 17 Belmont Ave., Brattleboro. Information: kdm01030@yahoo.com.

Holiday Grief Support: Talk about the challenges of grieving during the holiday season and strategies for coping, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Brattleboro Area Hospice, 191 Canal St., Brattleboro.

Parents Together Support Group: Childcare included, 6-7:30 p.m., call for location. Information: 802-254-6686.

Turning Point: Writing Group, 6-7:30 p.m., 39 Elm St., Brattleboro.

THEATER

Rock River Players: Players meet 6:30-8:30 p.m., Williamsville Hall, Dover Road, Newfane.

TUESDAY

ART

Marlboro College: Artist talk with Didier Williams, 4 p.m., Appletree, 2582 South Road, Marlboro.

COMMUNITY

Bellows Falls Women's Club: Bring non-perishable donations to the Fall Mountain Food Shelf; discussion of possible donation to hurricane relief efforts, 1:30 p.m., United Church, 8 School Street, Bellows Falls.

Experienced Goods Thrift Shop: For Brattleboro area hospice, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., 77 Flat St., Brattleboro.

Friends of Pisgah: Annual meeting and election of officers and members, 7 p.m., Chesterfield Town Hall, Chesterfield, N.H.

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance: Volunteer open house, noon and 5 p.m., United Way of Windham County, 1 Holstein Place, Brattleboro. The United Way of Windham County is seeking volunteers to schedule appointments, greet participants and prepare tax returns for the VITA program. The program runs weekly in Brattleboro from Feb. 1 to April 12, 2018, with daytime, evening and Saturday volunteer shifts available. No previous experience is required and free training is provided.

West Townshend Thrift Shop: Sponsored by the West River Community Project, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., above the West Townshend Post Office, VT-30, West Townshend.

DANCE

Shall We Dance: Foxtrot lessons begin, eight-week session, 7 p.m., Stone Church, 210 Main St., Brattleboro.

FOOD AND SHELTER

Bellows Falls Drop-In Center: Free breakfast, 9 to 10:30 a.m., food pantry hours 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., closed for lunch; free lunch, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Our Place Drop-In Center, 4 Island St., Bellows Falls.

Brattleboro Groundworks Drop-In Center: Showers, laundry, phone, mailing address, advocacy, case management, coffee; serving families and individuals, call 802-257-0066 ext. 1109 to be added to the waiting list; Food Shelf for seniors, 1 to 4 p.m., 81 Royal Road, Brattleboro. Information: 802-257-5415.

Putney Food Shelf: Food Shelf open 6-7 p.m., Putney Community Center, Christian Square, Putney. Information: 802-387-8551.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

Brattleboro Walk-In Clinic: Free health care to those without health insurance or underinsured, 5-6:30 p.m., 191 Clark Ave., Brattleboro.

Vermont Insight Meditation Center: Meditation Sittings, 7-7:45 a.m., in the Neighbor's Hall at Solar Hill, 229 Western Ave., Brattleboro. Information: 802-258-7035.

Yoga Locally: Vigorous Vinyasa yoga classes, $5-$15 suggested donation, 5-6:30 p.m., 118 Elliot St., Brattleboro. Information: 802-579-6613.

KID STUFF

Boys and Girls Club: Power Hour homework lab, 3 to 4 p.m.; Torch Club, 4-5 p.m.; Keystone Officers, 4:30-5 p.m.; Dinner, 5:15-6 p.m.; open weight room, 4-4:30 p.m., 17 Flat St., Brattleboro. Information: 802-254-5990.

Guilford Free Library: Storytime with Cathi Wilken or Laura Lawson Tucker, 11 a.m., 4024 Guilford Center Road, Guilford. Information: 802-254-6545.

Saxtons River Elementary School: Preschool Playgroup, 9:30-11 a.m., 15 School St., Saxtons River. Information: 603-762-5069.

Twin Valley Elementary School: Playgroup for children up to age 5 and their caregivers, 10-11:30 a.m., VT-100, Wilmington. Information: 802-254-3742 ext. 111.

LECTURE

Southern Vermont Astronomy Group: "Should I Buy a Telescope?" with displays, demonstrations and Q-and-A, 7 p.m., Whiting Library Community Room, 117 Main St., Chester.

SENIORS

Brattleboro Senior Center: Strength Training for Seniors, $3, 9:30 a.m., 207 Main St., Brattleboro. Information: 802-257-7570.

Putney Cares Activities Barn: Gentle yoga for seniors, $12, 4-5:30 p.m., 54 Kimball Hill Road, Putney. Information: 802-387-5593.

SUPPORT GROUP

Caregiver Support Group: Support group for family caregivers of ailing loved ones, 1-2:30 p.m., Brattleboro Memorial Hospital Conference Room B, 17 Belmont Ave., Brattleboro.

Nar-Anon Family Group: Support group for those close to individuals suffering an addiction, 7-8:30 p.m., Brattleboro Memorial Hospital Conference Room B, 17 Belmont Ave., Brattleboro.

Turning Point: All Recovery meeting, 1-2 p.m.; Acupuncture, 2-3 p.m.; Nurturing Parents, 5:30-7 p.m.; Overeaters Anonymous, 7-8 p.m., Elm Street, Brattleboro. Information: 802-251-0331.

Winston Prouty Center for Child Development: Mothers' Circle, peer led gathering for mothers with infants up to 12 months old, 10 a.m. to noon, 209 Austine Drive, Vermont Hall, Brattleboro. Information: 802-251-2102.

WEDNESDAY

COMMUNITY

Experienced Goods Thrift Shop: For Brattleboro area hospice, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., 77 Flat St., Brattleboro.

Roots Social Justice Center: Fossil Free Windham County launch party in conjunction with 350 Brattleboro, 6 to 8 p.m., 28 Williams St., Brattleboro.

Vernon Free Library: Cribbage Club, 11 a.m.; Knitting Group, 1 p.m., 567 Governor Hunt Road, Vernon.

Wardsboro Public Library: Knitting Circle, beginners welcome, 2:30-4 p.m., 170 Main St., Wardsboro.

West Townshend Thrift Shop: Sponsored by the West River Community Project, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., above the West Townshend Post Office, VT-30, West Townshend.

Worn Again Thrift Shop: Operated by volunteers of West River Mission of Putney and churches in Putney, Townshend, Stratton Mountain and Saxtons River, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., St. Edmund of Canterbury Roman Catholic Church, Main Street, Saxtons River.

FOOD AND SHELTER

Bellows Falls Drop-In Center: Free breakfast, 9 to 10:30 a.m., food pantry hours 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., closed for lunch; free lunch, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Our Place Drop-In Center, 4 Island St., Bellows Falls. Information: 802-463-2217.

Brattleboro Groundworks Drop-In Center: Showers, laundry, phone, mailing address, advocacy, case management, coffee; serving families and individuals, call 802-257-0066 ext. 1109 to be added to the waiting list; Food Shelf, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., 81 Royal Road, Brattleboro. Information: 802-257-5415.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

Shambhala Meditation Center: Meditation Sitting, 7 p.m., 28 Williams St., Brattleboro. Information: 802-257-1984.

Transcendental Meditation Program: Free introductory lecture on the TM Program by appointment. Information: 603-924-7426.

Vermont Insight Meditation Center: Meditation Sittings, 7-7:45 a.m., in the Neighbor's Hall at Solar Hill, 229 Western Ave., Brattleboro. Information: 802-258-7035.

KID STUFF

Boys and Girls Club: Power Hour homework lab, 3 to 4 p.m.; Cooking From Scratch, 3:30-5 p.m.; Open Art Lab, 3:30-5 p.m.; Climbing Wall, 4-5 p.m., Dinner, 5:15-6 p.m., 17 Flat St., Brattleboro. Information: 802-254-5990.

First Baptist Church: Preschool Playgroup, for children up to age 5, 9:30 to 11 a.m., 9 Church St., Bellows Falls. Information: Tracy Binet-Perrin, 603-762-5069.

Walpole Library: Preschool Storytime, 10 a.m.; Makers Play, 3:30-4:30 p.m, 48 Main St., Walpole, N.H.

LECTURE

Bonnyvale Environmental Education Center: "The Essential Beaver" with Patti Smith and Skip Lisle, with the Dummerston Conservation Commission, free, 7 p.m., Dummerston School, 52 School House Road, East Dummerston.

University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension: Meeting for corn and forage producers focusing on weed management, $30, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Stuart and John's Sugarhouse, 31 NH-63, Westmoreland, N.H. Register: bit.ly/2i0vmcA.

LITERARY

Guilford Free Library: Talk About Books group discusses Ann Patchett's "Commonwealth," 6:30 p.m., 4024 Guilford Center Road, Guilford.

MUSIC

Brattleboro Union High School: The Music Department presents its fall concert, 7 p.m., 131 Fairgrounds Road, Brattleboro.

Vermont Jazz Center: Community Jazz Jam Session, $3 requested donation, 8-10 p.m., 72 Cotton Mill Hill, Studio 222, Brattleboro. Information: 802-254-9088.

SENIORS

Putney Cares Activities Barn: The Artist in Each of Us, 10 a.m. to noon, 54 Kimball Road, Putney. Information: 802-722-3607.

SUPPORT GROUPS

Changing Tides: Free confidential peer support for those with mental health conditions, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Brattleboro Memorial Hospital, Tyler Conference Room, 17 Belmont Ave., Brattleboro. Information: Sandra, 802-579-5937.

Turning Point: Community meal, noon; Smart Recovery, 1:30-2:30 p.m.; Families United, 6-8 p.m., 39 Elm St., Brattleboro.

THURSDAY

COMMUNITY

Experienced Goods Thrift Shop: For Brattleboro area hospice, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., 77 Flat St., Brattleboro.

Rockingham Free Public Library: Free genealogy group with Wayne Blanchard, discover your family roots, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 65 Westminster St., Bellows Falls. If you own a laptop, please bring it along. Information: 802-463-4270 or rockinghamlibrary.org.

Southern Vermont Scrabble Club: Fun competitive play and friendship, $3, first timers play free, 6-10 p.m., Marlboro College Graduate Center, 28 Vernon St., Brattleboro. Information: 971-344-8730.

Vermont Public Service Department: Nuclear Decommissioning Citizens Advisory Panel, 6 to 8:15 p.m., Brattleboro Area Middle School, 109 Sunny Acres Road, Brattleboro.

West Townshend Thrift Shop: Sponsored by the West River Community Project, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., above the West Townshend Post Office, VT-30, West Townshend.

FOOD AND SHELTER

Bellows Falls Drop-In Center: Free breakfast, 9 to 10:30 a.m., food pantry hours 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., closed for lunch; free lunch, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Our Place Drop-In Center, 4 Island St., Bellows Falls. Information: 802-463-2217.

Guilford Cares Food Pantry: Open 5 to 6 p.m., Guilford Cares Food Pantry, at Broad Brook Grange, 3490 Guilford Center Road. Information: 802-257-0626.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

Vermont Insight Meditation Center: Meditation Sittings, 7-7:45 a.m., in the Neighbor's Hall at Solar Hill, 229 Western Ave., Brattleboro. Information: 802-258-7035.

KID STUFF

Boys and Girls Club: Power Hour homework lab, 3 to 4 p.m.; Bike Shop, 3:30-5 p.m.; Guided Fitness Training, 4-5 p.m.; Open Music Room, 4-5 p.m., Dinner, 5:15-6 p.m., 17 Flat St., Brattleboro. Information: 802-254-5990.

Moore Free Library: Baby and Toddler Playgroup for children up to age 3 and their caregivers, 9:30-11 a.m., 23 West St., Newfane.

Putney Public Library: Preschool Storytime with Susan Hessey, for children ages 2 and up, 11 a.m. to noon, 55 Main St., Putney.

Whitingham Free Public Library: Playgroup for children up to age 5, 10-11:30 a.m., 2948 VT-30, Jacksonville. Information: 802-368-7506.

LECTURE

Brattleboro Area Tech Group: Cybersecurity discussion led by Charles Gibson, 6 to 7:30 p.m., The Hooker-Dunham Building, Suite 603 Conference Room, 139 Main St., Brattleboro. RSVP: 802-689-0907.

LITERARY

The Lounge: Book Lounge with host Dede Cummings and special guest writer Danielle Sessler, 6 to 8 p.m., 4 High St., Brattleboro.

MUSIC

Marina Restaurant: Open mic night, 7-10 p.m., Route 5, Brattleboro. Sign up: 802-257-7563.

SENIORS

Brattleboro Bowl: Senior bowling league, 9 a.m., Putney Road, Brattleboro. Information: 802-254-2710.

Brattleboro Senior Center: Strength Training for Seniors, $3, 9:30 a.m., 207 Main St., Brattleboro. Information: 802-257-7570.

SUPPORT GROUPS

Augustine Fellowship: Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Brattleboro Memorial Hospital Brew Barry Conference Room 3, 17 Belmont Ave., Brattleboro.

Turning Point: All Recovery, 1-2 p.m.; AA Food and Fellowship, 7-10 p.m., 30 Elm St., Brattleboro.

FRIDAY

ART

Ad Hoc Art Gallery: Grand opening, original artwork on display, 5 to 8 p.m., 23 Canal St., Bellows Falls.

Bellows Falls Third Friday: Artist talk with Abby Miner, 5 to 7 p.m., Cafe 7 on the Square; Artist Fiona Morehouse and music open mic, 5 to 8 p.m., Flat Iron Exchange, 51 Square; Greater Falls Farmers' Market, 4 to 7 p.m., 33 Bridge St.; and more, 5 to 8 p.m., Bellows Falls. Full list of events: facebook.com/BellowsFalls.3rdFriday.

COMMUNITY

Experienced Goods Thrift Shop: For Brattleboro area hospice, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., 77 Flat St., Brattleboro.

Greater Falls Connections: Coalition meeting will focus on the Positive Culture Framework, noon to 1 p.m., Parks Place Community Center, 44 School St., Bellows Falls.

Inclusion Center: Drop in hours for people with disabilities, 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., St. Michael's Episcopal Church, 16 Bradley Ave., Brattleboro.

Putney Public Library: Technology help, by appointment, 55 Main St., Putney. Call 802-387-4407.

Volunteers needed: The Windham County Community Emergency Response Team is seeking volunteers to provide support to emergency responder units such as police and firefighters by aiding in traffic control, disaster relief, communications and medical support. Information: 802-257-5526.

Volunteer Opportunities: United Way of Windham County provides connections to numerous volunteer opportunities at nonprofits. Visit unitedwaywindham.org or email volunteer@unitedwaywindham.org.

West Townshend Thrift Shop: Sponsored by the West River Community Project, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., above the West Townshend Post Office, VT-30, West Townshend.

Worn Again Thrift Shop: Operated by volunteers of West River Mission of Putney and churches in Putney, Townshend, Stratton Mountain and Saxtons River, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., St. Edmund of Canterbury Roman Catholic Church, Main Street, Saxtons River.

DANCE

Shall We Dance: Dance party and slide show presentation fundraiser, 7 p.m. foxtrot lesson, 8 p.m. slide presentation by Dr. Daniel Caloras of the Cambodian Medical Volunteer Mission, 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. dancing, $15 suggested donation, Stone Church, 210 Main St., Brattleboro.

FOOD AND SHELTER

Bellows Falls Drop-In Center: Free breakfast, 9 to 10:30 a.m., food pantry hours 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., closed for lunch; free lunch, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Our Place Drop-In Center, 4 Island St., Bellows Falls. Information: 802-463-2217.

Brattleboro Groundworks Drop-In Center: Showers, laundry, phone, mailing address, advocacy, case management, coffee; serving families and individuals, call 802-257-0066 ext. 1109 to be added to the waiting list; Food Shelf, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., 81 Royal Road, Brattleboro. Information: 802-257-5415.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

Mountains and Rivers Mindfulness Community: Meditation group, 7:30 -8:45 a.m., Windhorse Naturopathic Clinic, 63 Western Ave., Brattleboro. Information: 802-387-2382.

Vermont Insight Meditation Center: Meditation Sittings, 5:30 and 6:30 p.m., in the Neighbor's Hall at Solar Hill, 229 Western Ave., Brattleboro. Information: 802-258-7035.

KID STUFF

Boys and Girls Club: Open Tech Lab, 3:30-4:30 p.m.; Dinner, 5:15-6 p.m.; Lyricism 101, 6-7 p.m.; Book/Teen Group, 6-7 p.m.; Weight Room, 7-8 p.m.; Game Tournaments, 7-9 p.m.; Magic the Gathering, 7:30-9:30 p.m.; Movie night, 6-10 p.m., 17 Flat St., Brattleboro. Information: 802-254-5990.

Brattleboro Music Center: Movin' Into Music for children ages 1-5, first class free and $15/class after, 72 Blanche Moyse Way, Brattleboro. Register:802-257-4523.

Kids Playce: Snack and storytime sponsored by Brattleboro Food Co-op, 10:30-11:30 a.m., 20 Elliot St., Brattleboro.

Putney Public Library: Playgroup for parents and caregivers of children up to age 2, 11 a.m. to noon, 55 Main St., Putney.

Townshend Library: Preschool Storytime, crafts and stories, 10 a.m., 1971 VT-30, Townshend.

LECTURE

Windham Regional Commission's Brownfields Reuse Initiative: "Environmental Due Diligence in Property Transactions: Best practices to protect your investment," with the Brattleboro Brownfields Program, 9 a.m., 118 Elliot St., Brattleboro. RSVP: kelseam@windhamregional.org.

MUSIC

Village Square Booksellers: Kenneth Rokicki performs standards and ballads of the 30s, 40s and 50s, 5 to 7 p.m., 32 Square, Bellows Falls.

SENIORS

RSVP Volunteer Center: The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program of Windham County has a wide variety of volunteer positions available. Information, call 802-254-7515.

SUPPORT GROUPS

Turning Point: MAT Group, 10-11 a.m.; Mixed Nuts NA Group, 7-8 p.m.; AA Candlelight Group, 9-10:30 p.m., 39 Elm St., Brattleboro.

THEATER

Marlboro College: "Didi and Gogo," 7:30 p.m., Whittemore Theater, 2582 South Road, Marlboro.

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