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Event listings for Tuesday, September 19

Ideas and education

BRATTLEBORO Introduction to Digital Photography: Bill Steele, owner of Gorham Mountain Photography, will give tips on how to get the most from your camera and speak about the "Exposure Triangle." Bring your camera, manual, and questions. 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.

Instruction

BRATTLEBORO Borter's Jewelry Studio: Stacking Ring Workshop: Bob Borter, who has been making and selling his jewelry in Brattleboro for more than 30 years, will co-teach the classes with fellow silversmiths Susanna Haas and Chris Lann in this two-day workshop. 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (9/19 and 9/21). $150. Borters Jewelry Studio, 22 High St., #202. Information: 802-254-3452, bortersjewelry.com/jewelryclasses.

Government

PUTNEY Speaker: Lieutenant Governor David Zuckerman: Hosted by The Putney Democrats and Dummerston Democrats. 7 p.m. (8 p.m. Putney and Dummerston move into separate rooms for caucus meetings). Free. Putney Firehouse, 14 Main St.

Kids and families

BRATTLEBORO Kids: Fun Foods from Around the World--Cyprus: In this class, we will learn about this small eastern Mediterranean island off the coast of Lebanon and Israel. It has a rich history and its food is influenced by many surrounding cultures including Italy, Turkey and Syria. We will make a traditional sweet and sour lemony soup with zucchini and celery. 3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. Free for kids. Brattleboro Food Co-op Cooking Classroom, 7 Canal St. Registration required: 802-246-2821, msbfc@sover.net.

Well-being

BRATTLEBORO Free Medical Care: For individuals without insurance or a physician. Tuesdays. 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. Brattleboro Walk-In Clinic, 191 Clark Ave. Information: 802-251-8484; Click for more info on Web in new window.

LONDONDERRY Tai Chi: Balance and Fall Prevention: Tai Chi offers excellent overall health benefits and especially aids in fall prevention and balance. (Six-week series on Tuesdays). 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. Through Tuesday, October 24. Free. Neighborhood Connections, The Meeting Place, Rte. 100, 5700 Marketplace (across from the p.o.). Information: 802-824-4343; Click to e-mail for more information.

BRATTLEBORO Boost Your Metabolism for Weight Loss: Gail Acosta discusses the Fast Metabolism Diet and how to eat nutritious food from all food groups in a therapeutic way to enhance your metabolism. Food is not the enemy but rather the medicine and fuel needed to rev up sluggish, broken-down metabolisms. Using targeted nutrients at strategic times of the day, Gail says we can evoke metabolic changes. 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.

TOWNSHEND Yoga: Invigorating yet gentle yoga class that focuses on breath work and poses. 4:30 p.m. - 6 p.m. $5 on Tuesdays. Grace Cottage Hospital Community Wellness Center, 133 Grafton Rd., Rte. 35. Information: 802-365-3649; Click for more info on Web in new window.

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