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Ideas and education

LONDONDERRY "Your Funeral Your Way" with Michael Whitman: Funerals in America are expensive and families all too often make costly financial decisions while in highly-emotional states mere hours after someone dies. Whitman, a consumer advocate for the Funeral Consumers Alliance, says with prior planning you can arrange what you want within specific financial parameters. He will discuss funeral misconceptions, legal rights, tips for making good decisions, options available at any funeral home, what family-directed after-death care is, and more. Q&A session follows. 5:30 p.m. Free. Neighborhood Connections, The Meeting Place, Rte. 100, 5700 Marketplace (across from the p.o.). Information: 802-824-4343; Click to e-mail for more information.

Business and economy

S. LONDONDERRY INSTIG8: Small Business Resource Workshop: If you're starting-up, need to expand, or need to start thinking about transitioning away from the daily operations, resources will be available to help you understand potential next steps. Participating resources include: BDCC, VtSBDC, The Vermont Employee Ownership Center, Piechiak & Company Accountants, and Dunkiel Saunders Law Firm. 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Free. Londonderry Town Offices, 100 School St. Information:

Kids and families

BRATTLEBORO Kids Cooking Class: Fun with Food & Art - Shapes: Meet at the Brattleboro Museum & Art Center for an up-close look at the current art exhibit followed by a hands-on creative activity. Afterwards, the class will walk up to the Co-op to make something delicious. 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Free and open to all. Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, 28 Vernon St. Registration required: 802-246-2821,


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 Overeater's Anonymous: This is a 12-step meeting for people who struggle with eating problems of any kind. 7 p.m. - 8 p.m. on Tuesdays. Free. St. Michaels Episcopal Church, Putney Rd. and Bradley Ave. Information: 802-275-7053,

BRATTLEBORO Celebrate Awakening with Cheryl Wilfong: A mindfulness meditation teacher, Wilfong leads a meditation intro and suggests other mindfulness reminders. 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.

Community building

BRATTLEBORO Exploring the Possibility of Establishing an Intentional Community in Brattleboro: Evangelina (Vangie) Holvino and James Cumming will have a series of conversations exploring definitions and examples of intentional communities and talking about participants' interest and concerns in setting one up in Brattleboro. 12 noon - 1 p.m. every other Tuesday. Through Tuesday, July 24. Open to all (come to one or more). Brooks Memorial Library, 224 Main St. Information: 802-254-5290; Click for more info on Web in new window.



May 2018