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Event listings for Wednesday, November 8

Ideas and education

BRATTLEBORO Millennials: Millennials are the most racially diverse generation in American history. They are less attached to traditional political and religious institutions than their predecessors and are considered the best-educated generation to date. Millennials are optimists and avid researchers who take full advantage of the latest technology. Does this sound like you?​ ​With David Shorter from VALIC. 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.

Film and video

BELLOWS FALLS Women's Freedom Center: "Small, Small Thing": This documentary opens at JFK Hospital in Monrovia, the capital of Liberia and urban center of this West African country. Olivia Zinnah is 9 years old, severely malnourished, and handicapped. Her condition is life threatening. Believing her injuries to be the result of witchcraft, Olivia's mother had been hiding her in their village for years. The doctors conclude her condition is the result of a brutal rape that took place when Olivia was 7 years old. This diagnosis has severe consequences. Originally from deep in the Liberian jungle, Olivia and her mother are shunned from their tribe for seeking outside help. They are left stranded in Monrovia at the mercy of President Sirleaf’s government, facing the most difficult decision of all. What price are they willing to pay for justice?. 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.

Music

GREENFIELD Karaoke: 8 p.m. - 1 a.m. 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month. Free. Hawks & Reed (The Wheelhouse), 289 Main St. Information: ; Click for more info on Web in new window.

MARLBORO Northern Harmony: A world music choir based in VT, Northern Harmony comes to Marlboro at the end of a 2-month tour through the UK, France, Switzerland, Germany, and the northeastern US. The company of 16 singers, including Marlboro student Clayton Clemetson, presents a mix of world harmony traditions including South African songs and dances, traditional polyphony from Georgia, Corsica, and the Balkans, American shape-note singing and quartet gospel, and renaissance motets. 7:30 p.m. $15 at door, free for Marlboro students. Marlboro College/Ragle Hall in Serkin Center, 2582 South Rd. Information: 802-251-7644; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Recreation

BRATTLEBORO Drop-in Scrabble: All game paraphernalia provided. 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. in the History Room on Wednesdays. Through Wednesday, December 20. Free. Brooks Memorial Library, 224 Main St. Information: 802-254-5290; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Well-being

PUTNEY Al-Anon: For friends and relatives of alcoholics. 7 p.m. on Wednesdays. Free; donations welcome. Putney Friends Meeting House, 17 Bellows Falls Rd. Information: 866-972-5266; www.vermontalanonalateen.org.

BRATTLEBORO Lunchtime Yoga for Co-op Shareholders: All-levels, led by a different local teacher each Wednesday. Bring a yoga mat. noon - 1 p.m. Free (only open to shareholders). Brattleboro Food Co-op Community Room, 7 Canal St. Information: 802-246-2821; Click to e-mail for more information.

GRAFTON Healthy Aging Conference: (See 11/7). . Grafton Inn. .

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