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Event listings for Thursday, July 26

Kids and families

BRATTLEBORO Class for Kids: Salsa & Salsa: Using the bounty of summer vegetables and fruits, we will make creative salsa to eat with chips. Then we will learn some traditional salsa dancing moves. This is a Brattleboro Food Co-op event. 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. in the 2nd fl. Meeting Room. Free. Brooks Memorial Library, 224 Main St. Sign up at the library or email for more info: cr@brookslibraryvt.org.

BRATTLEBORO Tasting: Quinoa Summer Sald: Try and then buy this grain in the Bulk Dept. On sale. 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. at the Demo Counter. Brattleboro Food Co-op, 2 Main St. Information: 802-257-0236; Click for more info on Web in new window.

BELLOWS FALLS Children's Open Art Studio: For ages 11 and up. Following the nationally recognized and research backed choice-based art education and "The Teaching for Artistic Behavior (TAB)" partnership. C.H.O.I.C.E stands for "children having original, individualized, creative experiences." In a choice studio, there is no prescribed "project." Students choose their subject, technique, and media. Each session starts with a demo of a technique or media; participants may either work with this or work on something else of their own choice. Each class will be fun, engaging, and filled with materials and resources to spark creativity. 1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Choose sessions: Collage, Recycled Sculpture, Drawing, Watercolor Painting. Through Thursday, August 02. $17 per session (purchase two and get 3rd session for free). Currier Hall, Stone Church Arts, 12 Church St. Info/Tickets: www.stonechurcharts.org/event/42295ad3575cd4e056f86c7bb70e08ff.

Community building

TOWNSHEND Free Food at Grace Cottage "VeggieVanGo": Fresh food generally includes potatoes, carrots, squash, kale, yogurt, apples, and more. Take only what you need for your household and bring shopping bags or boxes to carry items home. No proof of eligibility required. 12 noon - 1 p.m. Please do not arrive before noon. Fourth Thur. of every month. Grace Cottage Family Health, 185 Grafton Rd., Rte. 35. Information: 802-365-9109.

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