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Event listings for Friday, March 30

Performing arts

SAXTONS RIVER Jesus Christ Superstar: (See 3/29). . Main Street Arts. .


PUTNEY Salamander Crossing Brigade Training: Learn how to become a salamander crossing guard and help spotted salamanders make the trek safely to their vernal pools during the spring migration. Sponsored by the Bonnyvale Environmental Education Center and the Putney Conservation Commission. 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m., Room 221. Free. Landmark College, McFarlane Science, Technology & Innovation Center, River Rd. S. Info/sign-up: 802-257-5785,,

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.


PUTNEY Volunteers Needed as Crossing Guards for Salamanders: On April nights when it's raining and temperatures get above 40 F, spotted salamanders, Jefferson's salamanders, and wood frogs emerge from subterranean dormancy. Terrestrial and solitary most of their lives, these spring rains trigger their annual urge for aquatic social activity. Most head to vernal pools, small temporary bodies of water where the business of procreation occurs. For many of these amphibians, this spring migration takes them across roads and mortality can be very high. Studies have shown that in places where salamanders must cross, even moderately traveled roads they will eventually disappear--unless they get help. Training: Salamander crossing guards show up at a documented crossing site just after dark with a bright flashlight and stroll up and down the road (usually a stretch of about a quarter-mile). When a salamander or frog appears, a crossing guard will pick it up and give it a lift to the other side. 7:30 p.m., Rm. 221. Free. Landmark College, McFarlane Science, Technology & Innovation Center, River Rd. S. Information: 802-257-5785,

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:

BRATTLEBORO 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. Windham Movement Apparel, 2 Elliot St. Information: 802-246-1223.

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