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Event listings for Tuesday, September 26

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.

Recreation

GUILFORD Guilford Cares Trail Walk for Seniors: Weeks Forest Carriage Trail is suitable for all who enjoy walking. It's short, smooth, level, and shaded. Water and snacks will be available. There are benches along the trail and companions who will stay with slower walkers. Limited parking at the trail head; more at the library. We will drive folks from the library to the trail head. 1 p.m. (Trail head is on Carpenter Hill Road, across from a one-room schoolhouse, just past the Guilford Free Library). Free. Guilford Free Library, 4024 Guilford Center Rd. Guilford Cares: 802-579-1350, gcares@comcast.net.

Business and economy

BRATTLEBORO Job Fair: Immediate openings for LPN's/RN's, Medical Assistants and Environmental Service Aides. 3 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Free. Brattleboro Memorial Hospital, 17 Belmont Ave. Information: bmhvt.org/careers.

Kids and families

BRATTLEBORO Cheddar Tasting: Join Joe Green, Grafton Village Cheesemonger, for a cheddar tasting. 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.

Well-being

BRATTLEBORO Free Medical Care: For individuals without insurance or a physician. Tuesdays. 5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Brattleboro Walk-In Clinic, 191 Clark Ave. Information: 802-251-8484; Click for more info on Web in new window.

TOWNSHEND Weight Loss Support Group: Led by Health Coach Liz Harrison. 10:30 a.m. - 12 noon (2nd Tuesday of every month). Free. Grace Cottage Hospital Community Wellness Center, 133 Grafton Rd., Rte. 35. Pre-register: 802-365-3766.

Community building

BRATTLEBORO Climate Change Cafe: "Grieving for Our Planet in the Age of Climate Change": Grieving for our planet and the cataclysmic changes it is experiencing is essential to fully accepting and acting wisely in the face of this unprecedented event. But grief for our changing climate can be paralyzing. The irony is that this grief has to be acknowledged and experienced in order for us to find hope and a path to action. In coming together to share grief, we can find support from one another to face the emotional challenge that despair for our planet presents. In this workshop, we'll participate in a range of activities designed first to identify the unique grief each of us feels for our changing planet and then to explore how this grief can be transformed to hope and action. With Connie Baxter, Bereavement Program Coordinator for Brattleboro Area Hospice. 6 p.m. Free. Brooks Memorial Library, 224 Main St. Tim Stevenson: 802.869.2141, bereal@vermontel.net.

BRATTLEBORO Progressive Party of Vermont Biennial Reorganization Meeting : There are currently seven Progressives in the House, three in the Senate, and two holding state office--the Lieutenant Governor and the Auditor. The Progressive Party holds the most elected seats in the country for a third party and expects its candidates to support and advance its principles (http://progressiveparty.org/principles) and platform (http://progressiveparty.org/vpp-platform/). Join us to discuss our organizational practices at this meeting. 6 p.m. in the Local History Room. Free. Brooks Memorial Library, 224 Main St. Information: 802-254-5290; Click for more info on Web in new window.

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