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Event listings for Monday, March 20

The written word

BELLOWS FALLS Erik Larson: "Thunderstruck": Connection is the theme. Join the discussion. Sponsored by the National Science Foundation. 6:30 p.m., top floor. Free. Rockingham Free Public Library, 65 Westminster St. Information: 802-463-4270; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Film and video

BRATTLEBORO Mindful Monday Movie Night: "The Witness": Transformed by the love of a kitten, a tough NYC construction contractor is inspired to rescue abandoned animals, become a vegetarian, and take his message of compassion to the streets. 5:45 p.m. snacks, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. film. Free; donations accepted. Brattleboro Food Co-op Community Room, 7 Canal St. Registration required: 802-246-2821; Click to e-mail for more information.

Music

BRATTLEBORO Ukelele Jams: All players are welcome, whether or not you’ve participated in the local groups. Beginner friendly. Players are encouraged to bring music stands and songs to share. 11 a.m. - noon. Latchis 4 Gallery, 50 Main St.

Recreation

LONDONDERRY Vocal Improv: Discover your unique voice during a two-part vocal improvisation workshop which is open to anyone who enjoys singing. With Bidi Dworkin, jazz singer. (Continues on 3/22). 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Free. Neighborhood Connections, The Meeting Place, Rte. 100, 5700 Marketplace (across from the p.o.). Register: 802-824-4343; Click to e-mail for more information.

Kids and families

DOVER Pre-School Storytime: Following the read-aloud, children are invited to participate in a hands-on craft activity related to the theme of stories presented. Mondays. 2:30 p.m. in the Children's Room. Through Monday, May 08. Free. Dover Free Library, 22 Holland Rd. Information: 802-348-7488; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Well-being

BRATTLEBORO Bonebuilders -- An Osteoporosis Prevention Program: Light arm and ankle weights stem the effects of osteoporosis, increase muscle tone, improve balance, and enhance energy and well-being. Mondays and Fridays. 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. in the Exercise Room (Main Building). Free. Brattleboro Memorial Hospital, 17 Belmont Ave. Information: 802-254-7515.

BELLOWS FALLS Bonebuilders -- An Osteoporosis Prevention Program: Light arm and ankle weights stem the effects of osteoporosis, increase muscle tone, improve balance, and enhance energy and well-being. Mondays and Fridays. 10 a.m. Free. Bellows Falls Senior Center, 18 Tuttle St. Information: 802-463-3907.

DUMMERSTON Bonebuilders -- An Osteoporosis Prevention Program: Light arm and ankle weights stem the effects of osteoporosis, increase muscle tone, improve balance, and enhance energy and well-being. Mondays and Thursdays. 9:30 a.m. Free. Dummerston Congregational Church, 1535 Middle Rd. Information: 802-257-0544; Click to e-mail for more information.

BRATTLEBORO National Alliance on Mental Illness: "In Our Own Voice": "In Our Own Voice" is an education and recovery presentation given by a trained presenter who is living a productive life while overcoming the challenges of their his or her personal mental illness. Brave and gripping personal journeys are shared touching touching on the various phases of recovery including Dark Days, Acceptance, Treatment, Coping Skills, and Successes, Hopes, and Dreams. 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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