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BRATTLEBORO What is Baha'i?: 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.

Kids and families

BRATTLEBORO Lacrosse Camp: For girls in grades 3-9. Led by Emily Lyons. No experience necessary. Groups will be made accordingly and skills will be taught. Bring a stick and goggles if you have them (limited availability on site), and a mouth guard, snack, and drink. 9 a.m. - noon. Through Friday, August 17. $50, $60 (non-Brattleboro residents). West River Park, Route 30. Register at Brattleboro Rec. & Parks, 207 Main St., or mail in form:

BRATTLEBORO Mountain Biking Camp: Steven Robinson runs this adventurous camp. The first day will consist of bike maintenance, safety, and proper gear. The rest of the week will be fun riding with plenty of trails within the community to explore. Offered by Brattleboro Rec. & Parks. 9 a.m. - 12 noon. Through Friday, August 17. $100, $115 (non-Brattleboro residents). Living Memorial Park, Guilford St. Ext. Information: 802-254-5808.

GUILFORD Stage & Stream - Theater and Library Camp: Open to kids in 5th through 8th grades. Mornings feature theater workshops, games, improv, and sketches. Each day begins with breakfast snacks and an intro to the day's activities. A special feature this year will be work on a small skit. After a brown-bag lunch, the afternoons will range from writing, journaling, and art projects to outdoor time in the woods, stream, nearby play-space and Weeks Trail. Healthy snacks provided throughout. Led by Maia Gilmour, returning for a third year. She has taught at New England Youth Theatre, and by Casey Greenleaf, who also taught at NEYT. Library staff and parent volunteers will be part of the team. Some afternoons, guest practitioners will join the group for indoor/outdoor activities. Offered by the Guilford Free Library and Guilford Center Stage. 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Transportation arranged for campers who need it. Through Friday, August 17. Free ($50 for kids living outside of Guilford). Guilford Free Library, 4024 Guilford Center Rd. Cathi Wilken: 802-257-4603,


GUILFORD Tai Chi for Fall Prevention: These classes introduce and practice the most basic movements of introductory forms taught by Dr. Paul Lam and recommended by the Arthritis Foundation. The pace is smooth, slow, and can be done while seated. Instructor: Leah Gessner, Certified by Tai Chi Vermont, Inc. in Fall Prevention Tai Chi. Sponsored by Guilford Cares. Intermediate: 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.; Beginners: 11 a.m. - noon on Mondays. $2 suggested donation. Guilford Community Church, Crnr Rte. 5 and Guilford Center Rd. Information: 802-579-1350,


BRATTLEBORO Racial Justice Organizing Meetings: Hosted by Black Lives Matter-South, Lost River Racial Justice, People of Color Caucus. All those who wish to join the struggle for racial justice are invited to attend these monthly meetings. Childcare, fragrance and nut free. 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. every 2nd Monday. Free. Whetstone Studio for the Arts, 28 William St., 1st fl.



August 2018