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Event listings for Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Ideas and education

BRATTLEBORO Positive Aging: Boosting Brain Power: We expect to live longer than our parents. Psychology, the workplace, and our society have traditionally underestimated the positive aspects of those later years. New information about the brain has dispelled some stereotypes such as “you can’t teach an old dog new tricks.” Learn about the mature mind, how information is processed differently in elders, and positive steps you can take to boost your brain. Claire B. Halverson, Professor Emeritus, SIT Graduate Institute will present this seminar. 10:30 a.m. Free. Gibson-Aiken Center, 207 Main St. Information: 802-257-7570; Click to e-mail for more information.

Music

WEST DOVER Kevin Parry Guitar and Vocals: Kevin Parry takes requests. 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. Free. West Dover Inn, Rte. 100. Information: 802-464-5207.

Kids and families

Nature Play: Winter woodlands exploration, games and activities for Grades 1-4. Tuesdays. 3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. .

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