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Event listings for Tuesday, July 25

The written word

BRATTLEBORO Reading Women: A Feminist Book Club: All self-identified women are welcome. Desserts provided. Childcare can be arranged. Hosted by The Women’s Freedom Center. 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. (4th Tues. of every month). Free. Womens Freedom Center. Directions: 802-257-7364; advocates@womensfreedomcenter.net.

Ideas and education

DUMMERSTON Tour of Timber Harvest on the Scott Farm : Join Consulting Forester Ian Martin and County Forester Bill Guenther for a tour of a recent timber harvest on a portion of the historic 500+ acre Scott Farm ("Cider House Rule" was filmed here). The harvesting crew from Long View Forest Inc. in Westminster used a mechanical harvester and a forwarder, and hand-felled some of the larger trees. Most of the volume removed was large, over-mature white pines that yielded high volumes per acre. During the tour, we will discuss some white pine health problems that we have seen in recent years, including needle blights and Caliopsis canker. Family-friendly. Well-behaved dogs on short leashes allowed. Bring water and tick repellent. Sponsored by Putney Mountain Association. 5:30 p.m. carpool from the Dummerston Town Office (1523 Middle Rd.). Scott Farm, 707 Kipling Rd. Information: 802-257-7967 x 305, Bill.Guenther@vermont.gov.

Music

BRATTLEBORO Michael Santana plays the Piano: Santana plays mostly classical music in addition to jazz, pop, and rock. 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.

Kids and families

BRATTLEBORO Tinker Tuesdays: Come "take apart" some older electronics and see how motors and circuits work. This event is for children age six and over. 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. Free. Brooks Memorial Library, 224 Main St. Registration required (materials are limited) 802-254-5290 x 110, cr@brookslibraryvt.org.

Well-being

BRATTLEBORO Ashtanga Vinyasa Flow Yoga: Laura Tabachnick leads this vigorous, all levels class. Accompanied by gentle music. 5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. on Tuesdays. By donation (all monies given to area non-profits). One Eighteen Elliot, 118 Elliot St. Information: 917-239-8743; Click for more info on Web in new window.

BRATTLEBORO Free Medical Care: For individuals without insurance or a physician. Tuesdays. 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. Brattleboro Walk-In Clinic, 81 Belmont Ave. Information: 802-251-8484; Click for more info on Web in new window.

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