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Event listings for Monday, February 26

Performing arts

GUILFORD Actor Auditions for Spoon River Anthology: (See 2/24). . Broad Brook Grange/Community Center. .

The written word

BRATTLEBORO Brattleboro Great Books Discussion Group: Shakespeare's Histories "Henry IV" (Part 2): 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. in the Meeting Room. Free. Brooks Memorial Library, 224 Main St. Michael N. Landis: 802-257-1851,


BRATTLEBORO Pop and Standards Show Tunes with Greg McCartney: Piano playing pop and standards and show tunes, including oldies from the '50s, '60s and '70s. 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.

Kids and families

BRATTLEBORO Mother Up! Monthly Meet-Up: Mother Up! brings together families to talk about the tough realities of climate change and to participate in the just transition to a healthier and safer world. A simple vegetarian meal and childcare for ages 8 and under will be provided. 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. monthly. Free. KidsPLAYce, 20 Elliot St. Information:

BRATTLEBORO Positive Solutions for Families: For families with children ages 3 to 6, this series provides information on how to promote children's social and emotional skills and how to use positive approaches to help children learn appropriate behavior. The six sessions are designed to give parents new strategies to handle daily routines, cope with challenging behavior, and help children learn to solve simple social problems. Participants will learn to create and nurture success in their child, how to avoid being drawn into energizing negativity, and how to have clear rules and clear and consistent consequences. Presented by Brandy Levesque, Winston Prouty Center Consultation and Education, and Janice Stockman, WSESU early childhood coordinator. 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. Mondays at Mulberry Bush Independent School on the Retreat grounds. Through Monday, April 02. Free (includes childcare and dinner). Brattleboro Retreat, 75 Linden St. Register with Janice: 802-254-3755.


GUILFORD Tai Chi for Fall Prevention: These classes introduce, along with practice, the basic movements of Dr. Paul Lam's introductory forms taught by and recommended by the Arthritis Foundation. Pace is smooth, slow, and can be done while seated. Instructor: Leah Gessner, Certified by Tai Chi Vermont, Inc. in Fall Prevention Tai Chi. Sponsored by Guilford Cares. Mondays: Intermediate: 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.; Beginners: 11 a.m. - noon. Through Monday, March 12. $2 suggested donation. Guilford Community Church, Crnr Rte. 5 and Guilford Center Rd. Information: 802-579-1350,


BRATTLEBORO Pet Loss Support Group: For adults who are experiencing grief after the death of a beloved animal companion. Cicely Carroll facilitates. Hosted by Brattleboro Area Hospice. 4:30 p.m. - 6 p.m., 4th Mon. of each month. Brattleboro Area Hospice, 191 Canal St. Pre-registration welcome: 802-257-0775.

February 2018

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