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Event listings for Wednesday, April 19, 2017


GREENFIELD Jazzhaus 9: Khahilf Neville Jazz Jam: 8 p.m. $7. Hawks & Reed (The Wheelhouse), 289 Main St. Information: ; Click for more info on Web in new window.


BRATTLEBORO Drop-in Scrabble: All game paraphernalia provided. Every Wednesday except the first Wednesday of the month. 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. in the History Room. Through Wednesday, May 31, 2017. Free. Brooks Memorial Library, 224 Main St. Information: 802-254-5290; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Business and economy

BRATTLEBORO BizUp West B: Do you live or own a business West of I-91? : The Community Development Action Team of the West Brattleboro Association is co-hosting this event with the new West Brattleboro business, MamaSezz. Mingle and taste a variety of the MamaSezz plant-based foods followed by presentations by local businesses, organizations, and initiatives along with information about commercial spaces in West Brattleboro. Jim Verzino will talk about the Windham Grows program of the Strolling of the Heifers. Dessert, Q&A. 6:30 p.m. Free. MamaSezz, 127 Marlboro Rd. (Rte. 9). RSVP:


BRATTLEBORO Hive Mutual Support Network: Alternatives to Suicide: This is a support group for people who are looking for a space to connect about whatever is real for them in regard to being human. This is a space for sadness, anger, grief, loneliness, and other emotions that society does not often accept or embrace. This is a non-oppressive space for real talk. 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Free. The Root Social Justice Center, 28 Williams St., 1st fl. Michelle Goodwin:

BRATTLEBORO "What is Living Well to Me?": An interactive exploration using GO WISH Cards: If you had a serious accident or illness and couldn’t communicate, would people know your wishes? Presentation by Penfield Chester. This is part of National Healthcare Decision Week, promoting the importance of Advance Care Directives. Sponsored by Taking Steps Brattleboro. 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.

BRATTLEBORO National Healthcare Decision Week: Free information table. Your questions answered. : Promoting the importance of Advance Care Directives. Sponsored by Taking Steps Brattleboro. 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Brattleboro Senior Center, 207 Main St. Information: 802-257-7570; Click to e-mail for more information.

BRATTLEBORO Changing Tides: Mental Health Peer Support Group: Confidential. Sponsored by Vermont Psychiatric Survivors. Wednesdays. 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. in Tyler Conference Room. Brattleboro Memorial Hospital, 17 Belmont Ave. Information: 802-579-5937,

BRATTLEBORO Tai Chi: Steve Green offers Tai Chi, a powerful tool in healing and strengthening the body, mind and spirit. Flowing movements improve balance, increase flexibility and joint mobility, and reduce stress. 10 a.m. - 11 a.m., 3rd fl. Through Wednesday, May 31, 2017. $55, $80 non-Brattleboro residents. Brattleboro Senior Center, 207 Main St. Information: 802-258-4833,

Arts and crafts

BRATTLEBORO "Creative Glove-y Creatures" Workshop: Museum Educator Linda Whelihan leads a fun afternoon of creative crafting. With a bit of fluff and felt, transform those single gloves and mittens you've accumulated over the winter into one-of-a-kind stuffies. Basic sewing skills required. All ages. 3 p.m. $5 materials fee. Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, 28 Vernon St. Information: 802-257-0124; Click for more info on Web in new window.


WESTMINSTER Scottish Country Dance Class: Fun and informal. All levels of experience welcome. Wednesdays. 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m. Free. Westminster Center School, 301 School St. Jesse Haas (call to confirm class is taking place): 802-387-2601.

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