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Event listings for Tuesday, April 11

Ideas and education

CHESTER "Amateur Radio Astronomy- Viewing the Sun, Solar System and Stars by Radio": This month's meeting of the Southern Vermont Astronomy Group features a talk by Dartmouth College physicist and electronics engineer, David McGaw, about how we can observe the universe with antennas and instruments we can build. The public is welcome. 7 p.m. Whiting Library, 117 Main St. Information: 802-875-2277.

Kids and families

BRATTLEBORO Jonas Cain: Magician: Author, speaker, and magician Jonas Cain presents his latest motivational magic show: "Be Positive!" This keynote presentation features amazing interactive magic demonstrations that reveal the secret to not just "thinking" positive, but how to "Be" positive. Participants will learn how to leverage their newfound confidence to be a positive influence for their family, co-workers, and community. 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.

Well-being

BRATTLEBORO Nar-Anon Family Support Group: Offering support to people affected by addiction. Private and confidential setting. Tuesdays. 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. in Meeting Room B. Brattleboro Memorial Hospital, 17 Belmont Ave. Information: 802-257-0341; Click for more info on Web in new window.

BRATTLEBORO Ashtanga Vinyasa Flow Yoga: Laura Tabachnick leads this vigorous, all levels class. Accompanied by gentle music. Tuesdays. 5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. By donation (all monies given to area non-profits). One Eighteen Elliot, 118 Elliot St. Information: 917-239-8743; Click for more info on Web in new window.

BRATTLEBORO Overeaters Anonymous: Tuesdays. 7 p.m. - 8 p.m. Turning Point, 39 Elm St. Information: 802-257-5600.

BRATTLEBORO "The How of Eating": Learn how to eat to support your unique gut microbiome for optimum health. Perhaps more important than what you eat is how and when you eat. Make sense of why there are so many "ideal" eating approaches, and why there are so many food sensitivities. This class is offered by Jerry Landau from Green Mountain Ayurveda. 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Free. Brattleboro Food Co-op Cooking Classroom, 7 Canal St. Registration required: 802-246-2821, msbfc@sover.net.

BRATTLEBORO Caregivers Support Group: Second and fourth Tuesday of every month. 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. in Conference Room B. Free. Brattleboro Memorial Hospital, 17 Belmont Ave. Ryan Murphy: 802-257-0775.

Dance

BRATTLEBORO Shall We Dance?: West Coast Swing "Basics Plus": No partner needed. Carry shoes to dance in. Taught by Ray Warren and Lucinda Dee-Warren. (Also 4/18 and 4/25). 6 p.m. $10 per class. Stone Church in Brattleboro, 210 Main St. Information: 802-365-0233, ray@shallwedance.biz.

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