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Event listings for Friday, February 16

Performing arts

BRATTLEBORO "Robin Hood": Watch Robin Hood and his cohorts as they make the Sheriff of Nottingham suffer for his evil ways. Adapted and directed by Peter Gould. 2/16: 7 p.m., 2/17: 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Through Saturday, February 17. $11, $10 seniors, $7 students. New England Youth Theatre, 100 Flat St. Information: 802-246-6398; Click for more info on Web in new window.

BRATTLEBORO "Man of La Mancha": (See 2/15). . Brattleboro Union High School. .

Ideas and education

BRATTLEBORO "Brexit and the European Union" with Edward Cameron: For 60 years the European Union was a central force underpinning peace, prosperity, and integration in Europe. Expanding from a pioneering group of six nations in 1957, membership of the European Union grew to 28 nations by 2016, with additional countries looking to join or sign partnership agreements. No country had left the EU in its long history. This changed in 2016 when the United Kingdom voted to exit the Union. The Brexit vote triggered an unprecedented crisis within the EU, initiated a complex negotiation between the UK and EU, and is considered the single greatest challenge to the UK government since the Second World War. Dr. Cameron, who spent 10 years working for the EU in Brussels, will examine the causes of the Brexit vote, assess the current negotiations, and explore the potential consequences for both the UK and EU in this talk. Presented by the Windham World Affairs Council. 6:30 p.m. coffee, tea and conversation; 7 p.m. talk. Free. Marlboro College Graduate Center, 28 Vernon St. Information:

BRATTLEBORO Weapons of Fraud: Elliot Greenblott of AARP offers this overview of the leading scams, techniques of con artists, and discussion of the steps to take to avoid victimization. He refers to this as a "Flagship" presentation as it is AARP's oldest program and has been presented most frequently. While addressing a wide range of issues, it does not cover computer/cyber scams. 12 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.


BRATTLEBORO Patty Carpenter Band: Curated by the Vermont Jazz Center. 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. No cover. The Lounge, 4 High St. Information: 802-254-4141.

BELLOWS FALLS Cecilia Zabala: Singer-Songwriter: A guitarist, Zabala's music draws from Argentinian folklore, jazz, tango, and Brazilian music. 7:30 p.m. $20, $15 seniors (in advance). Immanuel Episcopal Church, 20 Church St. Information: 802-463-3100; Click for more info on Web in new window.

BELLOWS FALLS Michael Veitch: Veitch, a long-traveling Bellows Falls native, performs his original music. Visit 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. Free; donations welcome. Flat Iron Exchange, 51 The Square. Information: 802-460-0357.

WEST TOWNSHEND Pizza and Music with The Turkey Buzzards: Build your own pizza on the outdoor oven from a number of toppings. The Turkey Buzzards will play bluegrass and country rock. 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 musicians. West Townshend Country Store and Cafe, Rte. 30. Information: 802-874-4800; Click to e-mail for more information.

Kids and families

GUILFORD Parent Support Group: We'll share in both the joys and challenges of parenting in a confidential and caring group under the guidance of Kathryn Mason, LICSW, and Lorni Cochran, RSMT. Childcare and refreshments provided. 4:30 p.m. - 6 p.m. on Tuesdays for 4 weeks. Through Tuesday, February 20. Free. Guilford Central School, 374 School Rd. Register with Lorni: 802-257-8641,

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.

Community building

Move and Connect: Free movement class. Get your body moving in a fun judgement-free zone. All abilities; no experience needed. 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. on Fridays. .

BELLOWS FALLS "Bellows Falls 3rd Friday": Stroll through various venues of Bellows Falls & Vicinity for Art, Music, Literary Events, Food, and late-night shopping. 4 p.m. - 8 p.m. Bellows Falls 3rd Friday. Information:

BELLOWS FALLS Southern Vermont Young Professionals Pop-Up Social : Enjoy local art, live music, tasty treats. 6 p.m. Free. Canal Street Art Gallery, 23 Canal St. Information: 802-289-0104; Click for more info on Web in new window.


BRATTLEBORO "Shall We Dance?": Cha Cha and Party: Refreshments. 7 p.m. lesson, 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. dancing. $12. Headroom Stages, 17 Elliot St. Information: 802-380-6675.

February 2018

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