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Visual arts and shows

PUTNEY "Edgeland": Recent Drawings by Nancy Storrow: In this series, Storrow's linear abstractions recall the color, texture, and light across the land. 11/18 Artist Reception: 3 p.m. - 5 p.m. Through Tuesday, February 13. Free. Next Stage Arts Project, 15 Kimball Hill. Information: 802-387-0102; Click for more info on Web in new window.


BRATTLEBORO Something Made, Something New, Something Fresh, Not Much to Do (Breakfast): If you don't cook, or don't have time to cook, learn to make quick, healthy meals using already prepared food as a foundation for the meal. You will be shown how "convenience" foods have a healthy place in everyday cooking. Simple training in some basic techniques for cooking will be taught while preparing a wonderful meal together. With Lizi and Nancy Schaefer from Brattleboro Memorial Hospital. 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. Free. Brattleboro Food Co-op Cooking Classroom, 7 Canal St. Registration required: 802-246-2821; Click to e-mail for more information.

Business and economy

BRATTLEBORO Do You Think Stocks are Too Expensive?: With Josh Roberts from Edward Jones. 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 Brattleboro Co-op Local Producer of the Month: Laughing Child Farm: Laughing Child Farm is offering samples of their amazing sweet potatoes. 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. Free. Brattleboro Food Co-op, 2 Main St. Information: 802-257-0236; Click for more info on Web in new window.

DUMMERSTON Pre-School Program: The Dummerston School Board is considering offering a pre-school program for Dummerston residents for the 2018-2019 school year. Parents and community members interested in discussing this option are urged to come to the School Board/Pre-School planning forum. 6 p.m. Dummerston School, 52 Schoolhouse Road. Information: 802-254-2733,; Click for more info on Web in new window.

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

READSBORO What's Happening at Dutch Hill? New Life for an Old Ski Area: Open forum. This ski area went out of business in the 1980s and is now part of the Green Mountain National Forest. Last fall, the Forest Service finalized their South of Route 9 management plan, which identified Dutch Hill as a site for non-motorized winter recreation. At the meeting, a local historian will present a brief history of Dutch Hill and Forest Service reps will present information about recreation, timber harvest, and wildlife support plans. Dutch Hill Alliance of Skiers and Hikers, a group of volunteers, will share how they are working with the Forest Service to clear some of the overgrown ski slopes for backcountry skiing, ski touring, snowshoeing, and sledding. The slopes will be cleared and free to ski or sled for anybody willing to climb them using muscle power. 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Free. Readsboro Central School, 301 Phelps Ln. Information:

Arts and crafts

MARLBORO Artist's Talk: Didier William: 4 p.m. Free. Marlboro College/Apple Tree, 2582 South Rd. Information: 802-257-4333; Click for more info on Web in new window.


BRATTLEBORO Shall We Dance? Foxtrot Lessons: 7 p.m. on Tuesdays. Through Tuesday, January 2. $7, $10 drop-in. The Stone Church in Brattleboro, 210 Main St. Information:



November 2017