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Ideas and education

BRATTLEBORO What is Baha'i?: With Marie Procter. 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.

BRATTLEBORO Living With Black Bears: Forrest Hammond, bear biologist for the VT Fish & Wildlife Dept., will speak on the biology of black bears. His talk will explore bear numbers and behavior as well as strategies for co-existing with black bears and tips for dealing with bears seeking food in backyards. Presented by the Southeastern VT Audubon Society. 7 p.m. Free. Brooks Memorial Library, 224 Main St. Information: 802-254-5290; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Kids and families

GUILFORD "Storytime": Cathi Wilken or Laura Lawson Tucker present a program of songs, fingerplays, books, and activities for babies, toddlers, and older siblings. 11 a.m. every Tuesday. 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.

BRATTLEBORO Yoga Locally: Vigorous Vinyasa taught by Laura Tabachnick. 5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. (Tuesdays), 10:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. (Saturdays). Donations benefit Brattleboro nonprofits. One Eighteen Elliot, 118 Elliot St. Information: ; Click for more info on Web in new window.

WESTMINSTER NAMI Family Support Group Meetings: Family and friends of individuals with a mental illness can talk frankly about their challenges and help one another through their learned wisdom and coping strategies. Participants are encouraged to share actively in the work of the group. All meetings are facilitated by trained NAMI family members. 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. every third Tuesday. Free. Compass School, 7892 U.S. Rte. 5. Information: 802 463-2525; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Community building

VERNON Candidate Forum with Candidates for State Representative Windham-1: Local residents have the opportunity to hear from both Sara Coffey (Democrat of Guilford) and Patrick Gilligan (Republican of Vernon) as they discuss their candidacies for the State Representative to serve Guilford and Vernon. Co-sponsored by the Vernon Democratic and Republican Committees. Moderator: Martin Langeveld of the Vernon Planning Commission. 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Free. Vernon Elementary School, 381 Governor Hunt Rd. Information: 802-254-5373.



October 2018