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Event listings for Sunday, July 16, 2017

Performing arts

PUTNEY "Mother Courage & Her Children": (See 7/13). . Next Stage Arts Project. .

Ideas and education

VERNON Vernon Historians Meeting and Program: A brief business meeting will be followed by an historical program featuring guest speaker First Lieutenant Jay H. Karpin, a decorated World War II bombardier and nose gunner. Karpin was assigned to the U.S. Eighth Air Force, based in England, and flew his first combat mission on D-Day. He flew a total of 35 combat missions and received, among many combat awards, the Distinguished Flying Cross, Presidential Unit Citation, and a citation from Lieutenant General James Doolittle. Karpin was the speaker at the 2017 Vernon Historians Memorial Day Program and now will share more of his life experiences. Open to the public. 1:30 p.m. Free. Vernon Town Offices, 567 Governor Hunt Rd.


MARLBORO Marlboro Music Opens 67th Season: (See 7/15). . Marlboro College. .

GUILFORD Jazz Soiree: Bob Stabach 4tet: George Kaye, bass; Jon Fisher, drums; Bob Stabach, sax; guest pianist, Stephen Page, performing "Cool Jazz For A Summer Night.". 7 p.m. $15 suggested donation. Wendys Soiree. Directions: 802-254-6189; Click to e-mail for more information.


BRATTLEBORO Tabletop Gaming: A different game every week. 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Free. Positive Geek, 12 Flat St. Information: 802-258-2808; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Community building

BRATTLEBORO Soul Food Sundays: Meet other people of color from around the southern Vermont area. Eat, talk, play games--whatever we like. Open only to self identified persons of color, indigenous, and their children. Bring a potluck dish to share, if you can. Drinks and fusions welcome. We are creating a safe space for us to build relationships, share information, support one, another and build our resources. 2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. (Also 8/27, 9/17, 10/22, 11/26, and 12/17). Free. The Root Social Justice Center, 28 Williams St., 1st fl. Information: 508-737-8477,

BRATTLEBORO Edible Brattleboro launches "Share the Harvest" Stand: Offering local produce at no charge to the community. Come to pick up some fresh veggies or drop off some from your garden to share and/or exchange. Bring your own bags. 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Free. Elliot Street Thomas B. Lynch Park, 190 Elliot St. Information:

Arts and crafts

NEWFANE Rock River Artists' 25th Open Studio Tour: (See 7/15). . Rock River Artists. .


BRATTLEBORO Community Circle Dance: All dances taught. No partner needed. Led by Gwen Peterdi. 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Donations welcome. River Valley Aikido Center, 11 Cottage St. Parker Huber: 802-257-9108,

BRATTLEBORO Paneurythmy Dance: Paneurythmy is a sacred circle dance of love, wisdom, and truth created by Beinsa Duono of Bulgaria for the benefit of spiritual seekers. Open to all. 9 a.m. on Sundays (weather permitting) on the hill. Through Sunday, September 17, 2017. Free. Living Memorial Park, Guilford St. Ext. Information: 802-490-2213.

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