Not-for-Profit, Award-Winning Community News and Views for Windham County, Vermont • Since 2006



Ideas and education

BRATTLEBORO Long Term Care Planning with Elder Law Attorney Amelia Darrow: Darrow will talk about Long Term Care Planning including how to qualify for government assistance for long term care at home or in a residential facility. 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.


PUTNEY Next Stage Cooks: Cooking with Herbs: Learn all about cooking with herbs. Smell and taste many varieties and learn how to choose which herb to use, how to convert recipes from fresh to dried herbs, more. After a lively discussion, we'll make dishes using a variety of herbs. Menu: Vichyssoise, Shrimp in Herbed Oil, Asparagus with Pistachio-orange-basil sauce or Mixed Herbal Green Sauce, Pasta with Arugula and Basil Pesto or Mint Pesto, Carrots with Dill, Capers and Creme Fraiche, Spring Salad with Edible Flowers and Herbs, Cherry Thyme Clafoutis, Fruit Basil Galette. Advise if you have dietary restrictions or allergies. We'll dine together and wine is included. Instructor Linda Stavely has been a caterer in the Monadnock area as well as operating culinary businesses in the last 40 years in the region. She's traveled/studied in France, Italy, Mexico, the Middle East, the Caribbean and studied at the VT Culinary Center. She helped start the Common Ground restaurant in Brattleboro, started/ran The Portable Feast at the Colony Mill Marketplace in Keene, and teaches cooking classes in the Keene area. She's writing a book on her food, travel, catering adventures. 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. $65. Next Stage Arts Project, 15 Kimball Hill. Register:


BRATTLEBORO Spin Class: With Susie of the Brattleboro Food Co-op Seafood Dept. 5:15 p.m. - 6 p.m. (1st Mon. of every month). $15; free for Brattleboro Food Co-op shareholders. Body in Harmony, 22 High St. Information: 802-380-3928.


GUILFORD Tai Chi for Fall Prevention: These classes will introduce and practice the most basic movements of introductory forms taught by Dr. Paul Lam and recommended by the Arthritis Foundation. The pace is smooth, slow, and can be done while seated. Instructor: Leah Gessner, Certified by Tai Chi Vermont, Inc. in Fall Prevention Tai Chi. Sponsored by Guilford Cares. Intermediate: 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.; Beginners: 11 a.m. - noon on Mondays. $2 suggested donation. Guilford Community Church, Crnr Rte. 5 and Guilford Center Rd. Information: 802-579-1350,



June 2018