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Event listings for Thursday, November 16

Ideas and education

BRATTLEBORO Marlboro College Master of Teaching for Social Justice Webinar: Learn about the Teaching for Social Justice program with program faculty, Asst. Dir. Kelsa Summer, and admissions team. 6 p.m. - 7 p.m. Marlboro College Graduate and Professional Studies Center, 28 Vernon St. Info/RSVP: ksummer@gradschool.marlboro.edu.

Film and video

WILMINGTON "Vermont Farm Kids: Rooted in the Land": During Agricultural Literacy Week (11/13-11/18), The Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont (NOFA-VT), the Vermont Dept. of Libraries, and Vermont Agency of Food and Markets offer this annual celebration occurring across the state to inform and educate people about the economic and cultural importance of farms in Vermont communities. This short documentary depicts the unique and poignant stories of farm kids (ages 10-28) from across VT. The film expresses the importance of what it means to each child to grow up on their own farm, and how their experiences have shaped their lives. Followed by a community discussion with farm families and 4-H. Refreshments will be served. This project has been made possible by sponsors from Farm Credit East: the Johnson Family Foundation, and Forrest and Frances Lattner Foundation. 6 p.m. Free. Pettee Memorial Library, 16 S. Main St. Information: 802-464-8557; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Music

PUTNEY The Silverback Swing Quartet: Gypsy jazz featuring violin, accordion, guitars, and vocals. 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. No cover. The Gleanery, 133 Main St. Information: 802-387-3052; Click for more info on Web in new window.

GREENFIELD The Accidentals with Jake Allen: Genre-melding indie-folk. Allen performs with Sav Buist, Katie Larson, and Michael Dause. 8 p.m. - 12 a.m. $13, $18 day of show. Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center (The Arts Block), 289 Main St. Information: 413-774-0150; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Instruction

BRATTLEBORO Forcing Holiday Bulbs with Cheryl Wilfong: Learn to force holiday bulbs including tulips, narcissus, amaryllis, and hyacinths with a Master Gardener. Flowering bulbs are a perfect way to brighten up the holidays, and also make great gifts!. 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.

Community building

BRATTLEBORO Meeting of the Nuclear Decommissioning Citizens Advisory Panel: Agenda: http://publicservice.vermont.gov/sites/dps/files/documents/NDCAP/11.16.17_NDCAP_Meeting_Agenda-FINAL.pdf. Remote access available. 6 p.m. - 8:15 p.m. in the Multi-Purpose Room. Free and open to the public. Brattleboro Union High School, 131 Fairground Rd. Remote access available (request by 11/15, 5 p.m.). Tony Leshinskie: anthony.leshinskie@vermont.gov.

Dance

PUTNEY Folk Dancing: 4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. on Thursdays. Through Thursday, June 28, 2018. Free. Putney Cares Activities Barn, 54 Kimball Hill. Sign up: 802-387-5593, putneycares@svcable.net.

Community meals

BRATTLEBORO Brattleboro Senior Center and Brattleboro Senior Meals Thanksgiving Luncheon: Menu includes: Appetizer trays, roast Tom Turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, cranberry sauce, butternut squash, assorted bread and assorted pies. 11:30 a.m. appetizers served. $7, $4.50 for ages 60+. Brattleboro Senior Center, 207 Main St. Reservations limited to first 150 callers: 802-257-1236.

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