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Event listings for Tuesday, October 17

The written word

BRATTLEBORO Time to Write Writing Tuesdays: Weekly drop-in creative writing class with award-winning writer Barbara Morrison.For beginning and experienced writers. 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. weekly. Free for first time, then $15. Time to Write. Location: ; Click for more info on Web in new window.

BELLOWS FALLS Peter Gould Reads from "Horse Drawn Yogurt: Stories from Total Loss Farm": In these true stories based in southern Vermont, locals and newcomers help each other out in a pivotal moment of history. Young people, new to the land, learn how to tend gardens and farms while also demonstrating against the Vietnam War and calling for peace and justice around the world. Gould's story "Hey! Don't Throw That Away!" might be of special interest to residents of Bellows Falls because it features the deconstruction of the old freight depot that was located along Bellows Falls' railroad tracks. 6:30 p.m. Free. Rockingham Free Public Library, 65 Westminster St. Information: 802-463-4270; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Recreation

BRATTLEBORO Coed Adult Pickleball: Participants of all abilities ages 18 and up are welcome. No teams or officials. Indoor balls and some paddles will be available. Wear clean appropriate footwear. Sponsored by Brattleboro Rec. & Parks. 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays in the gym. $3, $5 non-Brattleboro residents; $30/$55 for 10-session punch card. Gibson-Aiken Center, 207 Main St. Information: 802-254-5808; Click for more info on Web in new window.

BRATTLEBORO Brattleboro Area Table Tennis Club: All skill levels and ages. Usually the first hour of the evening is for warm ups and practice and the second hour for competitive games between players of equal skill levels. Groups of players are usually sent to local tournaments each year and there is an intra-club tournament at the end of the year. 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays on the third floor. Through Tuesday, April 24, 2018. $2, $3 non-Brattleboro residents; $20/$45 for 10-session punch card. Gibson-Aiken Center, 207 Main St. Sandy Shriver: 257-7244 x 114, ashriver@potterstewartlaw.com.

Kids and families

BRATTLEBORO Kids: Fun with Food and Art--Pumpkin Art: Meet at the Museum to view the current art exhibit followed by a hands-on creative activity. Then we will make something with seasonal Pumpkins at the Brattleboro Co-op Cooking Room. Instructors: Linda Whelihan (BMAC) and Lizi Rosenberg (Brattleboro Co-op). 3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. Free for kids. Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, 28 Vernon St. Registration required: 802-246-2821, msbfc@sover.net.

BRATTLEBORO Co-op Producer of the Month: Parish Hill Creamery: Peter Dixon and Rachel Fritz Schaal are vital figures in Vermont's thriving landscape of artisanal cheese-making. Meet them and taste their incredible hand-crafted cheeses. 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Free. Brattleboro Food Co-op, 2 Main St. Information: 802-257-0236; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Well-being

BRATTLEBORO Free Medical Care: For individuals without insurance or a physician. Tuesdays. 5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Brattleboro Walk-In Clinic, 191 Clark Ave. Information: 802-251-8484; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Dance

BRATTLEBORO Before Tap Shoes: Demo, Mini Class, Conversation about Tap Dance: Francesca Bourgault of Windham Movement Apparel will guide you through some tap dance basics with spunk and encouragement followed up by a conversation about local tap and other dance opportunities. Any street shoes will do. Come ready to move and groove! Attendees receive a certificate to be used for a free future private or small group lesson. noon - 1 p.m. Free. Brown Bag Lunch Series, River Garden, 157 Main St. Information: 802-246-0982; Click for more info on Web in new window.

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