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Event listings for Monday, April 3

Ideas and education

BRATTLEBORO Garden Design: Spring is coming and so are desires for gardens and other landscape projects. Rod Payne-Meyer, a professional designer and builder of landscapes from Putney, gives garden and landscape design tips. If new garden spaces are in the plans, choosing the right spots and right shapes for the garden spaces will go a long way toward a visually pleasing and satisfying project. 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Free. Brooks Memorial Library, 224 Main St. Information: 802-254-5290; Click for more info on Web in new window.

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

BRATTLEBORO Spin Class: With Susie of the Brattleboro Food Co-op Seafood Dept. (1st Monday of every month). 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. (arrive at 5:15 p.m.). $15; free for Brattleboro Food Co-op shareholders. Bodhifit, 22 High St. Information: 802-246-0220; 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.

BRATTLEBORO Science Experiments You Can Do at Home: James Maynard from Positive Geek will be performing science experiments using household ingredients. Fun, learning, science, bring the kids. 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

BRATTLEBORO The Community Opioid Response Committee and The Commons: Voices Live! : This is a collaboration between community partners including VT Dept. of Health, Brattleboro Area Prevention Coalition (BAPC), Turning Point Recovery Center, Habit Opco, Heath Care and Rehabilitation Services (HCRS), Nar-anon Family Groups, Brattleboro Retreat, and everyone who shares a concern about how our community deals with addiction and supports individuals and families who are affected by substance abuse issues. The evening includes a panel discussion with members of the Turning Point of Windham County, the Brattleboro Police Department, the Brattleboro Area Prevention Coalition, Habit Opco, and The AIDS Project of Southern Vermont's Syringe Support Program. Bring questions and concerns, participate, and engage with the issues. 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m., Main Level. Free. Brooks Memorial Library, 224 Main St. Information: 802-254-5290; Click for more info on Web in new window.

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