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Film and video

BRATTLEBORO French Film Fridays: Marcel Carne's "Enfants du Paradis" ("Children of Paradise"): In French with English subtitles. 7 p.m. $5. Hooker-Dunham Theater, 139 Main St. Information: 802-254-9276; Click for more info on Web in new window.

LONDONDERRY "Seed: The Untold Story": Over 94% of our seed varieties have disappeared. As biotech companies control the majority of seeds, farmers, scientists, lawyers and indigenous seed keepers fight to defend the future of our food. In a harrowing and heartening story, these heroes rekindle a lost connection to our most treasured resource and revive a culture connected to seeds. Doreen Fabiano and Carlene Lindgren, local advocates for the environment, screen this documentary. 6:30 p.m. 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 Darby Wolfe Trio: Curated by the Vermont Jazz Center. 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. No cover. The Lounge, 4 High St. Information: 802-254-4141.

WEST TOWNSHEND Pizza and Ray Mason: Build your own pizza on the outdoor oven from a number of toppings. Ray plays old time rock and roll. Sponsored by the West River Community Project, promoting community, the arts, and local, sustainable agriculture. 5 p.m. pizza, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. music. $12 pizza pie. Donations appreciated by the musician. West Townshend Country Store and Cafe, Rte. 30. Information: 802-874-4800; Click to e-mail for more information.


Move and Connect: This movement class spans a wide range of genres from yoga to Zumba and Light Saber Combat to no-tap-shoes tap class. New instructors each week with a focus on getting your body moving and having fun. Open to all abilities; no prior experience needed. 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Free. .

Kids and families

BRATTLEBORO KidsPlayce Healthy Snack and Story Time: We'll read a story and kids will have a healthy snack from the Brattleboro Food Co-op. 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. on Fridays. Free. KidsPLAYce, 20 Elliot St. Information: 802-254-5212; Click for more info on Web in new window.


BRATTLEBORO Yoga at the Museum: Cat, Cow, Downward Dog: Yoga Alliance instructor Kelly Therieau offers a gentle yoga class that is welcoming for all bodies, surrounded by the exhibit "Touchstones, Totems, Talismans: Animals in Contemporary Art.". 6 p.m. $10. Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, 28 Vernon St. Information: 802-257-0124; Click for more info on Web in new window.

BRATTLEBORO Time For You Method: The Time for You Method includes two frames of reference for communication within yourself and with others. Nonviolent Communication and Psychosynthesis are the basic stepping stones of this work. It's a simple, yet powerful process which serves as a wise guide for inner reflection and a key component for a loving, self-care practice. The goal is to find a concise and clear path from a reactive part to a larger more responsive self. With Robin White of Refilling Your Well--Wellness Center LLC. noon - 1 p.m. Free. River Garden - Brown Bag Lunch Series, 157 Main St. Information: 802-246-0982; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Community building

BRATTLEBORO Friday Night Group with Outright Vermont: This is a social support space for queer and questioning youth ages 13-22, with super-cool adult facilitators. Free pizza. 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. on Fridays. Free. The Root Social Justice Center, 28 Williams St., 1st fl. Information:

BELLOWS FALLS Greater Falls Connections: Big Brothers, Big Sisters & Big Changes: National Mentoring Month is ushering in new changes for Big Brothers Big Sisters in Windham County. Lunch provided. noon - 1 p.m. Free. Parks Place Community Center, 44 School St. Information: 802-463-9927; Click to e-mail for more information.

BRATTLEBORO Inclusion Center: This is a participant-led program for individuals of all ages living with disabilities whether emotional, cognitive or physical, and anyone else interested in joining the activities--presentations, artwork, games, socializing. 11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Fridays and Mondays. Free. St. Michaels Episcopal Church, Putney Rd. and Bradley Ave. Julie Tamler: 802-387-5285,


BRATTLEBORO Shall We Dance?: Dance Party: Carry shoes to dance in. Refreshments. 7 p.m. Rumba lesson, 8 p.m. - 10 p.m. dancing (mixed rhythms), upstairs. $12 lesson and/or dance. Headroom Stages, 17 Elliot St. Information: 802-365-0233,

Community meals

BRATTLEBORO VFW Lunch Specials Open to the Public: Special: Shrimp scampi with salad. Also available: Homemade burgers, fries, sweet potato fries, onion rings, wings, sandwiches, soups. 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. $6 for "Special". Veterans of Foreign Wars, 40 Black Mountain Rd. Take-out available: 802-257-0438.



January 2018