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Event listings for Wednesday, May 3

Film and video

BRATTLEBORO 350Brattleboro Screening of "Awake: A Dream from Standing Rock": This is John Fox's new film about Standing Rock. Meet and mingle before the screening. 6 p.m. meet and mingle, 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m. film screening in Room 2E. Free. Marlboro College Graduate Center, 28 Vernon St. Information: Brattleboro@350vt.org.

Government

PUTNEY Federal Delegation Staffers Forum: "Federal Policy Changes--What We Currently Know": With new leadership at the federal level, changes to laws, policies, and procedures are anticipated. Representatives from this federal delegation will discuss proposed changes that might impact economic development, community development, and workforce development in Vermont. Present staffers: Chris Saunders (Sen. Leahy), Kathryn Becker Van Haste (Sen. Sanders), and George Twigg (Rep. Welch), will talk on expected relevant proposals and take questions from participants. Sponsored by BDCC, SeVEDS, and the Southern Vermont Economy Project. 10 a.m. Free. Landmark College, Student Center Atrium, 19 River Rd. So. RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/federal-delegation-forum-putney-tickets-33465732908.

Kids and families

PUTNEY "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown": Charles Schulz's beloved comic comes to life in Clark Gesner's classic musical, presented by the 7th and 8th grades. The whole crew is here: bossy Lucy is desperately in love with piano prodigy Schroeder who is completely oblivious to her feelings, perfectionist Sally is still making fun of blanket-toting Linus, Snoopy is in the doghouse, and inept but ever hopeful Charlie Brown is still searching for what it means to be a good person. Brief vignettes span the months from Valentine's Day to Beethoven Day, and from wild optimism to utter despair. Watch as these entertaining characters navigate the joys and pitfalls of childhood: chaotic baseball games, unrequited valentines, World War I flying beagles, and five-cent psychiatry. 7 p.m. Through Saturday, May 06. $10, $5 students/alumni, $25 families. The Grammar School, 69 Hickory Ridge Rd. S. Reservations: 802-387-5364 x 101.

Well-being

BRATTLEBORO Help for Trauma and Anxiety: Donald Skekel offers an introduction to Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), a non-drug, non-hypnosis psychotherapy procedure which is particularly helpful for trauma and anxiety. A therapist guides the client in concentrating on a troubling memory or emotion while moving the eyes rapidly back and forth. 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.

PUTNEY Al-Anon: For friends and relatives of alcoholics. Wednesdays. 7 p.m. Free; donations welcome. Putney Friends Meeting House, 17 Bellows Falls Rd. Information: 866-972-5266; www.vermontalanonalateen.org.

BRATTLEBORO Women's Support: Drop-in and confidential support group for women who have experienced domestic violence. 12 noon on Wednesdays. Free. Womens Freedom Center. Information: 802-257-7364.

Dance

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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