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Event listings for Tuesday, December 12

Ideas and education

CHESTER The Southern Vermont Astronomy Group: Al Budreau presents a discussion on the nature of life in the universe at this month's public astronomy meeting. He'll examine astronomical methods and concepts used to explore the possibility of life elsewhere in the universe. To find life, researchers need to find planets, and are finding thousands. 7 p.m. in the Community Rm. Whiting Library, 117 Main St. Information: 802-875-2277.

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.

BRATTLEBORO Befriend Your Body & Find Relief from Stress this Holiday Season: Marybeth Kover, Somatic Therapist & Yoga Instructor, uses guided meditation and gentle experiential exercises to help you soothe your nervous system in the midst of a busy time. Learn how to understand your body's individual reaction to stress and identify ways to work with your body, instead of against it, to create more space in your body and in your life. 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 meals

PUTNEY Putney Cares Community Luncheon: Roast turkey or tofu, dressing & gravy, roasted root vegetables (potatoes, carrots & parsnips), green salad w/ dressing, chocolate cake, tea/coffee. Co-sponsored by Senior Solutions. noon - 1 p.m. $3.50 suggested donation. Putney Cares Activities Barn, 54 Kimball Hill. Reserve by 2 p.m. on 12/11 802-387-5593, putneycares@svcable.net.

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