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Visual arts and shows

BELLOWS FALLS Summer 2018 Group Show - "The Arts of Resistance": Presented in collaboration with exhibitions at Project Space 9, curated by the Rockingham Arts and Museum Project (RAMP) and 33 Bridge Street, all located in downtown Bellows Falls. Central to the works in the show is the belief that artists are historically proven as intrinsic to the change and progression of culture and politics in ways spanning from contemplation to propaganda. "The Arts of Resistance" exhibition asks: "How does resistance relate to community through art? What is resistance in art?". 6/15 Opening Reception: 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. Open Wed.-Sat. 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. or by appointment. Through Saturday, August 11. Canal Street Art Gallery, 23 Canal St. Information: 802-289-0104; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Ideas and education

BRATTLEBORO Tour the Meat Department with Jon and Phil: Where does your chicken, pork, and beef come from? What farms do we source from? How is our sausage made? These and other questions will be addressed during this tour of the Co-op Meat Dept. There will be samples for tasting. 11 a,m. - 11:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Meet at Shareholder Services desk. Free. Brattleboro Food Co-op, 2 Main St. Information: 802-257-0236; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Kids and families

BRATTLEBORO Help Yourself at the Co-op Demo Counter: Free samples of new and unique products and specials. 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Fridays in June. Brattleboro Food Co-op, 2 Main St. Information: 802-257-0236; Click for more info on Web in new window.

BRATTLEBORO Keeping Kids Safe in Our Community : Learn about the Child Advocacy model of child abuse treatment. Vermont adopted the CAC model 10 years ago. Learn how it has been implemented and how CACs help minimize trauma to children and support their families in protecting them from further abuse. 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

SO. NEWFANE Garden Work-Trade & Volunteer Day: Join Old Ways Herbal School of Medicine to maintain the Botanical Sanctuary and do garden work. Volunteers will receive perennial divisions or work trade credit towards a future class. 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (your choice of hours within this time frame). Old Ways Herbal School of Plant Medicine, 569 Dover Rd. Information: 802-365-0251; Click for more info on Web in new window.

BELLOWS FALLS "Bellows Falls 3rd Friday": Stroll through venues of Bellows Falls and vicinity for Art, Music, Literary Events, Food, and late-night shopping. 3 p.m. - 8 p.m. Bellows Falls 3rd Friday. Information:

BRATTLEBORO Move and Connect: The Love Sheep: Join the Love Sheep on the mat for a gentle to moderate Fleece Flow Yoga Class taught by the Love Sheep Creator, Walter Hagedorn. This free movement class for all abilities aims to get your body moving in a fun judgment-free zone. 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. on Fridays. Free. Windham Movement Apparel, 2 Elliot St. Information: 802-246-1223.


BRATTLEBORO Protest Vigil at TD Bank: TD is a major investor in Tar Sands. TD helps to fund the Dakota Access Pipeline. The State of Vermont keeps most of our cash in TD. In addition to attending this vigil (signs will be provided), if you're a TD depositor, you can change banks. Sponsored by Post Oil Solutions, founded in 2005, a 501c3 community organizing project in Southeastern VT whose mission is to help empower the people of the Central Connecticut River Valley bioregion in this era of global warming and climate change to develop sustainable, resilient, collaborative, and socially just communities leading to a self- and community-sufficient post petroleum society. 12 noon - 1 p.m. TD Bank, 215 Main St. Information:



June 2018