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Event listings for Thursday, December 20, 2012

Film and video

PUTNEY Jimmy Stewart: "You Can’t Take it With You": The month-long celebration of Jimmy Stewart continues with this classic movie shown as it was meant to be seen -- projected in high resolution on a large format screen. 7 p.m. $5 suggested donation. Next Stage Arts Project, 15 Kimball Hill. Information: 802-387-0102; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Music

GUILFORD House Concert: Jazz and Blues: Jazz and Blues vocalist Samirah Evans with pianist Miro Sprague and saxophonist Michael Zsoldos. Pot luck dinner. 7 p.m., preceded by 6 p.m. potluck. $15-$20. Wendys Soiree, 2596 Tater Ln. Information: 802-254-6189; Click to e-mail for more information.

BRATTLEBORO Open Mic: Kevin Perry lead Open Mic Night. 7-10 p.m. No cover. Marina Restaurant, 28 Spring Tree Rd. Information: 802-257-7563, call to sign up.

Business and economy

Tri-State Coin & Currency Club Meeting: Everyone interested in coins, currency, collectibles, etc., is encouraged to participate. Discussions will include the economy/investments/gold prices, buying/selling/trading collectibles, sharing knowledge and interesting stories, and free opinions on the value on your collectibles. 6:30 p.m. Free. . Information: 802-380-2319; mrcashman@hotmail.com.

Kids and families

TOWNSHEND Art Show and Concert: The Leland and Gray Middle and High School presents its annual Winter Art Show and Concert. The Middle School Band and Chorus, High School Band and Chorus, a cappella, Samba and Jazz Band will all perform. There will also be mixed media portraits, drawings, and ceramics from the eighth-grade class as well as ceramics, paintings, drawings, sculpture, and digital media created by high schoolers. Finally, there will be student-produced fine wood working pieces and welded sculptures. Baked goods, beverages, and a 50-50 raffle. 7 p.m. Leland and Gray Players, Dutton Gymnasium, Leland and Gray Union High School. Free, 802-365-7355, ext. 135.

GRAFTON Preschoolers Learn About Birds/Become Bird Watchers: Environmental educator Lynn Morgan presents "Up, Up and Away With Birds." Children ages 3-5 play games to learn bird names, venture outside to become bird watchers, and then transform into birds themselves. The group will make a holiday present to take home for the birds in their own backyards. This is part of the Mighty Acorns Preschool Explorers Club series. 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. $7 per child (free for parents and guardians), free to Museum members. Nature Museum, 186 Townshend Rd. Information: 802-843-2111; Click for more info on Web in new window.

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