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BRATTLEBORO Brattleboro Great Books Discussion Group: Chekhov's "Uncle Vanya": 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. in the Meeting Room. Free. Brooks Memorial Library, 224 Main St. Michael N. Landis: 802-257-1851,


BELLOWS FALLS Chair Caning: If you have a chair that needs repair or would like to learn the art of chair caning, stop by. 1 p.m. on Mondays. Free. Bellows Falls Senior Center, 18 Tuttle St. Information: 802-463-3907.


BELLOWS FALLS Knit and Stitch: This group can help you finish a project, repair an item, and even take on special projects such as baby blankets and gifts. They are happy to donate "Knitted Knockers" to breast cancer survivors. 9 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays. Free. Bellows Falls Senior Center, 18 Tuttle St. Information: 802-463-3907.

Kids and families

BRATTLEBORO Box Maze Mini: (See 3/24). . . Brooks Memorial Library. .

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:


PUTNEY Mountains and Rivers Mindfulness Community: Founded in the tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh by Richard Brady and Elisabeth Dearborn who lead the gatherings. 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m. on Mondays. Donations welcome. Putney Friends Meeting House, 17 Bellows Falls Rd. Information: ; Click for more info on Web in new window.

BRATTLEBORO Introduction to Tai Chi: A form of martial art, Tai Chi is a gentle way to help reduce stress and anxiety and increase flexibility and balance. Patrick Cavanaugh is a long-time student of Wolfe Lowenthal and is an instructor at Long River Tai Chi Circle in VT and NH. 12 noon - 1 p.m. Free. River Garden - Brown Bag Series, 157 Main St. Information: 802-246-0982; Click for more info on Web in new window.

LONDONDERRY Medicare Boot Camp: Are you eligible for Medicare this year? Offering unbiased information about Medicare, this seminar is for Vermonters who are new to Medicare as well as family members who help Medicare beneficiaries. This session also prepares participants to make timely decisions about drug and supplemental plans. 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. Free. Neighborhood Connections, The Meeting Place, Rte. 100, 5700 Marketplace (across from the p.o.). Register with Senior Solutions: 800-642-5119.


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. Free. Brattleboro Area Hospice, 191 Canal St. Pre-registration welcome: 802-257-0775.



March 2018