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Event listings for Tuesday, December 5

The written word

BRATTLEBORO "Well Traveled Roads" with author Richard Davis: Davis has recently published a collection of short stories titled "Well Traveled Roads." He has used his years of experience as a nurse to tell stories about life-changing issues that all of us eventually face. Davis will read from his book and sign copies. 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.

Music

BRATTLEBORO Front Country & Jefferson Hamer: Bluegrass, Blues, and Folk delivered with the virtuosity of classically trained players. They are two-time band competition winners at Rockygrass and Telluride music festivals now touring on their second album entitled "Other Love Songs." Folk hero Jefferson Hamer joins them. 7:30 p.m. $17 ($20 at door). Stone Church in Brattleboro, 210 Main St. Robin Johnson 802-579-9960, robin@stonechurchvt.com, www.stonechurchvt.com.

Instruction

PUTNEY "Telling Tales with Crankies" Workshop: Participants will build their own crankie and create their own story. If you love to express yourself in a beautiful and pure way without technical bells and whistles, the crankie will be your best and loving friend. 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. Through Thursday, December 07. $170 includes materials. Sandglass Theater, 17 Kimball Hill. Registration in advance recommended: 802-387-4051, info@sandglasstheater.org.

BRATTLEBORO Convenience Cooking: Don't cook? Don't have time to cook? Learn to make quick, healthy suppers using already prepared food as a foundation for a meal. Yes, "convenience" foods have a healthy place in everyday cooking. Simple training of basic cooking techniques. With Nancy Schaefer (Brattleboro Memorial Hospital) and Lizi Rosenberg (Brattleboro Food Co-op). 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. $7 ($5 shareholders). Brattleboro Food Co-op Cooking Classroom, 7 Canal St. Registration required: 802-246-2821, msbfc@sover.net.

Kids and families

GUILFORD Storytime: Program of songs, fingerplays, books, and activities for babies, toddlers, and older siblings. Presented by Cathi Wilken or Laura Lawson Tucker. Every Tuesday. 11 a.m. Free. Guilford Free Library, 4024 Guilford Center Rd. Information: 802-257-4603; 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.

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