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Event listings for Monday, April 10

The written word

JACKSONVILLE Book Group: Meets 2nd Monday of every month. 5 p.m. Free. Whitingham Free Public Library, 2948 VT Rte. 100. Information: 802-368-7506.

Visual arts and shows

BRATTLEBORO Brattleboro Camera Club: Guest speaker Sarah Holbrook discusses her imagery. Photo theme is "On the Street." Monthly meeting is open to the public. 6:30 p.m. Free. Brooks Memorial Library, 224 Main St. Information: 802-254-5290; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Ideas and education

BELLOWS FALLS "How to Have a Difficult Dialogue": Curtiss Reed, Exec. Dir. of Vermont Partnership for Fairness and Diversity, presents and facilitates this talk/workshop. Having a dialogue with someone you perceive as "the other" or who perceives you as “the other” is challenging at best. Reed will discuss strategies and tactics to advance difficult dialogues across racial, political, and religious divides. 7 p.m. Free. Rockingham Free Public Library, 65 Westminster St. Information: 802-463-4270; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Well-being

BRATTLEBORO Introduction to Tai Chi: A form of martial art, Tai Chi is a gentle way to help reduce stress and anxiety and increase flexibility and balance. Patrick Cavanaugh is a long-time student of Wolfe Lowenthal and is an instructor at Long River Tai Chi Circle in VT and NH. 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

GREENFIELD Stand Up for Transportation Day: We need to expand public transportation for people, for the community, and for the earth. Includes talks by Nancy Hazard of Greening Greenfield, Tina Cote of Franklin Regional Transportation Association, and Rep. Paul Mark, MA House of Representatives, and others. 5:30 p.m. in the LeVanway Room. Greenfield Public Library, 402 Main St. Information: 413-772-1544; Click for more info on Web in new window.

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