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Event listings for Thursday, April 27

Ideas and education

BRATTLEBORO Lyme Disease: Herbal Strategies: Join Master Herbalist Cindy Hebbard to learn about Lyme Disease along with holistic and alternative strategies for dealing with ticks to prevent illness and long-lasting disease. 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Free. Brattleboro Food Co-op Community Room, 7 Canal St. Registration required: 802-246-2821; Click to e-mail for more information.

Instruction

BRATTLEBORO Make Your Own Lip Balm: What is lip balm made of? Susan Stanton, Master Herbalist will teach us about the ingredients and do the whole thing from scratch! Bring home a tube and a tin of lip balm in a flavor of your choice. 3:30 p.m. -5:30 p.m. Fre. Brattleboro Food Co-op Cooking Classroom, 7 Canal St. Registration required: 802-246-2821; Click to e-mail for more information.

Kids and families

BRATTLEBORO Fun with Food: In Celebration of the Month of the Young Child, the BFC Community Room will be transformed into a center of sensory exploration with doughs of various kinds for kids to get their hands in, along with taste tests from every color of the rainbow. 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Free. Brattleboro Food Co-op Community Room, 7 Canal St. Registration required: 802-246-2821; Click to e-mail for more information.

Dance

BRATTLEBORO Zumba: Latin Dance Fitness Program: Offers cardiovascular and body-shaping benefits while strengthening your core and increasing your balance. Fun and suitable for all levels. With Emily McLoughlin. Sponsored by Brattleboro Rec. & Parks. 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. in the gym. $5/$7 non-Brattleboro residents. Gibson-Aiken Center, 207 Main St. Information: 802-254-5808, www.brattleboro.org.

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