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Celebrations and festivals

BRATTLEBORO Pi Day Celebration: Taste Pizza Pies and Sweet Pies from the BFC Deli and other brands/producers sold at the Co-op. Enter to win a free Sweet Pie from Saxxy Chef and a Fresh Pizza Pie from the Deli. Pi Day is an annual celebration of the mathematical constant pi. It is observed on 3/14 because 3, 1, and 4 are the first three significant digits of pi. Visit . Brattleboro Food Co-op, 2 Main St. Information: 802-257-0236; Click for more info on Web in new window.


BRATTLEBORO Drum Class and Dance Class: With Pape Ba, originally from Senegal. Bring a drum, if you can. Lisa Newell and friends will accompany on drums. Wear comfortable, loose fitting clothing and bring a water bottle. Presented by African Dance Vermont. 6 p.m. - 7 p.m. drums; 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. dancing (Wednesdays). $10 drum class, $12 to $15 dance class (sliding scale). One Eighteen Elliot, 118 Elliot St. Information:


BRATTLEBORO Drop-in Scrabble: All game paraphernalia provided. 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. in the History Room (Wednesdays). Through Wednesday, June 27. Free. Brooks Memorial Library, 224 Main St. Information: 802-254-5290; Click for more info on Web in new window.

VERNON Cribbage Club / Knitting Group: 11 a.m. Cribbage, 1 p.m. Knitting (Wednesdays). Free. Vernon Free Library, 567 Governor Hunt Rd. Information: 802-257-0150.

Kids and families

BRATTLEBORO Rhyme Time: Stories and songs for children 5 and under. 10:30 a.m. on Wednesdays in the Meeting Room (April-Aug. and Oct.-Feb.). Free. Brooks Memorial Library, 224 Main St. Information: 802-254-5290; Click for more info on Web in new window.


BRATTLEBORO Lunchtime Yoga for Co-op Shareholders: All-levels, led by a different local teacher each Wednesday. Bring a yoga mat. noon - 1 p.m. Free (only open to shareholders). Brattleboro Food Co-op Community Room, 7 Canal St. Information: 802-246-2821; Click to e-mail for more information.

PUTNEY Al-Anon: For friends and relatives of alcoholics. 7 p.m. on Wednesdays. Free; donations welcome. Putney Friends Meeting House, 17 Bellows Falls Rd. Information: 866-972-5266;

Community building

TOWNSHEND Men's Coffee Club: Men of all ages are invited for coffee and a series of casual conversations. Each gathering will have a health-related theme, with presentations, short videos, and time for discussion and friendly banter. Coffee and snacks provided. 8 a.m. - 9 a.m. on Wednesdays in the Heins Bldg. Through Wednesday, March 28. Free. Grace Cottage Hospital Community Wellness Center, 133 Grafton Rd., Rte. 35. Register with Bill Monahan: 802-365-3762.

BRATTLEBORO Creating an Intentional Community in the Brattleboro Area: Are you lonely? Has your social life been reduced by too much social media? Are you tired of living an individualistic life-style? Do you want to live in a supportive community to help as you grow older? Join us and let's see if there are enough people interested in forming an Intentional Community in Brattleboro. Conveners James Cumming and Evangelina Holvino will lead the discussion. 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.



March 2018