Experienced Goods Thrift Shop: For Brattleboro area hospice, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., 77 Flat 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 to 4 p.m., 170 Main St., Wardsboro.
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.
Paneurythmy Dance: Uplifting, energizing circle dance taught by Beinsa Douno of Bulgaria and danced around the world, 8 a.m., Living Memorial Park, Guilford St., Brattleboro. Information: 802-490-2213.
Shall We Dance: Wednesday lessons, West Coast Swing, 6 p.m.; cha cha, 7 p.m., Headroom Stages, 17 Elliot St., Brattleboro.
Rockingham Historic Preservation Commission: "Vermont vs. Hollywood: 100 Years of Vermont in Film," and "Funny Farm," $5, 6 p.m., Bellows Falls Opera House, 7 Square, Bellows Falls.
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 to 7:45 a.m.; Dharma Friends Group, 6:30 p.m., Solar Hill, 229 Western Ave., Brattleboro. Information: 802-258-7035.
Boys and Girls Club: Power Hour homework lab, 3:45 to 4:45 p.m.; Cooking From Scratch, 3:30 to 5 p.m.; climbing wall, 6 to 6:45 p.m.; Smart girls, ages 11 to 13, 4:15 to 5 p.m.; dinner, 5:15 to 6 p.m.; book club for ages 11 to 13, 5:30 to 6 p.m.; Lyricism and Production, 5:30 to 6 p.m., 17 Flat St., Brattleboro. Information: 802-254-5990.
Brooks Memorial Library: Rhyme Time for children under 5, 10:30 a.m., 224 Main St., Brattleboro. Information: 802-254-5290 ext. 1210.
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 to 4:30 p.m, 48 Main St., Walpole, N.H.
Brown Bag Lunch Series: "America's Romance with Guns: A Historical Perspective," noon, Robert H. Gibson River Garden, 157 Main St., Brattleboro.
Guilford Free Library: Talk About Books book club, "Outliers" by Malcolm Gladwell, 6:30 p.m., 4024 Guilford Center Road, Guilford.
Vermont Jazz Center: Community Jazz Jam Session, $3 requested donation, 8 to 10 p.m., 72 Cotton Mill Hill, Studio 222, Brattleboro. Information: 802-254-9088.
Putney Cares Activities Barn: The Artist in Each of Us, 10 a.m. to noon, 54 Kimball Road, Putney. Information: 802-722-3607.
Al-Anon: For friends and relatives of alcoholics, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Putney Friends Meeting House, Route 5, Putney. Information: 866-972-5266.
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 to 2:30 p.m.; Families United, 6 to 8 p.m., 39 Elm St., Brattleboro.
Women's Freedom Center: Peer Support Group for women addressing issues of abuse in intimate partner relationships, noon to 1 p.m. For directions, 802-257-7364.
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