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The written word

BRATTLEBORO Journalism Focus: With Erik Smelser, Vermont Advertising Director, New England Newspapers. 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 Fermented Vegetables 101: Hosta Hill's Mark Phillips teaches adults how to ferment vegetables safely and effectively at home. He will share a theoretical yet practical understanding of how the process works, the health benefits of fermented foods, and how fermented vegetables can be easily incorporated into your diet. 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Free to shareholders and non-shareholders. Brattleboro Food Co-op Cooking Classroom, 7 Canal St. Registration required: 802-246-2821; Click to e-mail for more information.


LONDONDERRY AARP Free Tax Prep: 11:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. on Tuesdays. Through Tuesday, April 10. Free. Neighborhood Connections, The Meeting Place, Rte. 100, 5700 Marketplace (across from the p.o.). Call for appointment: 802-824-4343.

Kids and families

GUILFORD Storytime: Program of songs, fingerplays, books, and activities for babies, toddlers, and older siblings. Presented by Cathi Wilken or Laura Lawson Tucker. Every Tuesday. 11 a.m. Free. Guilford Free Library, 4024 Guilford Center Rd. Information: 802-257-4603; Click for more info on Web in new window.


BRATTLEBORO Free Medical Care: For individuals without insurance or a physician. Tuesdays. 5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Brattleboro Walk-In Clinic, 191 Clark Ave. Information: 802-251-8484; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Community building

VERNON Vernon Historians Annual Food/Bake Sale: Homemade donuts, cookies, pies, whoopie pies, baked beans, brown bread, jam, pickles, and other baked goods and foods will be available for purchase. Vernon Historians booklets "Vernon Voices" and "Wise Old Sayings," note cards, "History Tour of Vernon" DVDs, Pine Top Ski Area posters, and Barbara Moseley's hand-painted Christmas ornaments also will be for sale. This is a yearly fundraiser for the Vernon Museum, Chapel, and supplies related to the presentation and preservation of local history. 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. downstairs (during town voting). Free admission. Vernon Town Offices, 567 Governor Hunt Rd. Heather Frost: 802-258-4841.


BRATTLEBORO West Coast Swing "Basics Plus" Class: Carry in your dance shoes. 6 p.m. Tuesdays. Through Tuesday, March 20. $12 per lesson and/or dance. The Stone Church in Brattleboro, 210 Main St. Information: 802-579-9990,



March 2018