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Event listings for Saturday, September 30, 2017

Performing arts

WEST CHESTERFIELD "Uncle Vanya": (See 9/29). . Actors Theatre Playhouse. .

BRATTLEBORO Vermont Theatre Company: "The Receptionist": (See 9/29). . Hooker-Dunham Theater. .

The written word

NEWFANE Book Sale by Friends of the Moore Free Library: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Union Hall, 2 Church St.


BRATTLEBORO Guitarist Peter Ciluzzi: Ciluzzi plays jazz, classical, rock, bluegrass, and world music. His works released on Candyrat records include his debut album "Music Without Words," and the 2016 follow-up album "Still Without Words.". 8 p.m. $10 ($15 at door). Hooker-Dunham Theater, 139 Main St. Information: 802-254-9276; Click for more info on Web in new window.

BELLOWS FALLS Return of the DJs: Benefit for WVEW: DJ Pockets, DJ Force, Chris Grotke, & Daniel Quipp spin tunes. 8 p.m. $3 to $10 sliding scale. Stone Church Center, 12 Church St. Information: 802-463-3100; Click for more info on Web in new window.

BELLOWS FALLS Woodwinds Without Borders: Gary Stroutsos, world flute master, will take us on a journey around the world, from China to Cuba to the Native American West. Woodwinds Without Borders will showcase the music that Gary has explored and mastered throughout his long career as a professional musician. While of Greek, Italian, and Lebanese heritage, Stroutsos is acknowledged to have made a distinctive contribution to the preservation of American Indian music and culture. 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. $20, $15 seniors, $45 reserved seats in advance (add $5 for tickets bought at door). Stone Church Center, 12 Church St. Information: 802-463-3100; Click for more info on Web in new window.


WHITINGHAM Sixth Annual Hungry Lion Bike Tour: Enjoy fall foliage rides of 10 to 75 miles, with a choice of four rides through a wide range of terrain, from challenging hills to riverside lanes, from rolling countryside to picturesque villages. Fully supported rides--rest stops with healthy snacks, water and beverages, as well as a barbecue celebration at the finish. Van support is available on the course and riders are eligible to win a variety of prizes including bike gear and gift certificates from local businesses. All rides start and finish at Town Hill in Whitingham. The HLBT was created in 2011 to help raise funds to fight hunger in Southern Vermont. . $55 to $75. Hungry Lion Bike Tour. Register: ; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Kids and families

BRATTLEBORO Pollinator Garden Workshop: Family-friendly workshop on gardening for pollinators. Includes instruction in garden design for native pollinators and activities for kids. Plus a native plant species list, starter seed package for a home garden, and a complimentary day pass to the Children's Farm and Forest. Offered by Bonnyvale Environmental Education Center and Retreat Farm. 10 a.m. - noon. $15, $5 ages 2-13. Retreat Farm, 350 Linden St. Pre-registration required: 802-257-5785,

JACKSONVILLE Craft and Story Time: Children of all ages are welcome to join Amanda, Youth Service Librarian, for crafts, stories, games, and other activities. 11 a.m. Free. Whitingham Free Public Library, 2948 VT Rte. 100. Information: 802-368-7506.


BRATTLEBORO Ashtanga Vinyasa Flow Yoga: Laura Tabachnick leads this vigorous, all levels class. Accompanied by live gentle music. 10:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. on Saturdays. 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.

Arts and crafts

BELLOWS FALLS Architecture and Illusion: A Drawing Class: A little study of one and two point perspective can help make your drawings of urban or rural buildings look three dimensional. This class includes linear perspective instruction plus practice drawing buildings around town from observation. If the weather does not cooperate, we will work on interiors. With Jean Cannon. 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. $55. Stone Church Center, 12 Church St. Information: 802-463-3100; Click for more info on Web in new window.


WINCHESTER Monadnock Tri-State Dance Club with Music by Cruzin': 7 p.m. - 11 p.m. $10 ($8 members) includes refreshments. Elmm Community Center, 21 Durkee St. Information: 603-357-0794,

PUTNEY Traditional New England Contra Dance with Live Music: All dances taught. No partner necessary. 7:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. beginner's session, 8 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. dancing. $10 suggested donation. Pierces Hall, 121 E. Putney Rd. Information: 802-387-0163.

PUTNEY Saturday Morning Zumba: Upbeat music and dance fitness with a Latin/world flavor. Everyone is welcome, no experience necessary. There are no mistakes in Zumba, it’s all about dancing, letting go, and having fun. Bring indoor dance shoes/low traction sneakers/shoes, a water bottle. 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. (no class 11/25). Through Saturday, December 30, 2017. $8. Putney Community Center, Christian Sq. Information: 802-869-3184.

Community meals

BELLOWS FALLS Church Supper: Ham, baked beans, coleslaw, assorted breads, apple crisp with ice cream, and beverages. Take-out available. 5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. (enter through back of building). $12, $6 ages 6-12, free for under 5. United Church of Bellows Falls, 8 School St. Barbara Brackett: 603-756-4500.

Tag sales, auctions, bazaars

BRATTLEBORO Green Street School Tag Sale: Furniture, clothing, winter gear, children's toys, sporting equipment, Halloween costumes, books, household goods, and decorative items. Bake sale, too. All proceeds benefit programs for the students of Green Street School. 8 a.m. - noon on the lawn. Green Street School, 164 Green St. Information: 802-254-3737.

September 2017

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