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CALENDAR LISTINGS FOR Tuesday, May 

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Ideas and education

BRATTLEBORO What is Baha'i?: (See 5/3). . . River Garden - Brown Bag Lunch Series. .

Celebrations and festivals

PUTNEY Legacy Putney: Speaker William Hosley - "Reading Places: Art, Architecture, and Gravestones in Early Vermont": Presented by Putney Historical Society/Vermont Humanities Council. (Also see 5/3). 7 p.m. Free. Next Stage Arts Project, 15 Kimball Hill. Information: 802-387-0102; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Film and video

PUTNEY "Palomita": Culture, Community, Creativity: Local filmmaker Teresa Savel in collaboration with the Putney Library/Transition Putney present this documentary about the Q'ewar Project (www.qewar.com)--a doll making collective in the high Andes Mountains of Peru. It's a fascinating study of social change and a beautiful portrayal of how belonging and creativity can re-ignite the human heart in spite of trauma and hopelessness. The subject content may be sensitive for younger viewers. Q'ewar dolls will be available at the screening. This is a benefit screening for the Q'ewar Project. 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. (film runs 54 min.). Free. Putney Public Library, 55 Main St. Information: 802-387-4407; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Kids and families

BRATTLEBORO Kids Cooking Class: Fun Foods from Around the World - Sicily: In this class, we will honor lemons and almonds, classic ingredients in Sicilian cooking. We will make a pasta and a dessert to highlight their savory and sweet versatility. 3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. Free and open to all. Brattleboro Food Co-op Cooking Classroom, 7 Canal St. Registration required: 802-246-2821, shareholders@brattleborofoodcoop.coop.

Well-being

BRATTLEBORO Caregiver Support Group: Facilitated by Ryan Murphy, Hospice Care Coordinator for Brattleboro Area Hospice. 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m., Room B in the Maple View Cafe (2nd and 4th Tues. of every month). Free. Brattleboro Memorial Hospital, 17 Belmont Ave. Information: 802-257-0775 x 106.

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.

LONDONDERRY Long Term Care Options: When you think about long term care, most people think "nursing home." Kieran McKenna, an expert in long term care insurance, says long term care results usually in home care. Whether you eventually reside in a nursing home, assisted living facility or remain home, you can plan for the expense now. Kieran will discuss options for financing which include self funding; traditional long term care policies; hybrids which include life insurance with a long term care component; life insurance with a rider attached for long term care; or an annuity with provisions for long term care. 5:30 p.m. Free. Neighborhood Connections, The Meeting Place, Rte. 100, 5700 Marketplace (across from the p.o.). Information: 802-824-4343; Click to e-mail for more information.

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.

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TODAY

  • Caregiver Support Group
  • Free Medical Care
  • Kids Cooking Class: Fun Foods from Around the World - Sicily
  • Long Term Care Options
  • What is Baha'i?
  • Legacy Putney: Speaker William Hosley - "Reading Places: Art, Architecture, and Gravestones in Early Vermont"
  • Free Medical Care
  • "Palomita": Culture, Community, Creativity

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