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The written word

PUTNEY Poetry Discussion Group: July's poet is Marianne Moore. No experience necessary; copies of poems provided. 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Free. Antidote Books, 120 Main St. Information: info@timetowrite.us.


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.

Kids and families

BRATTLEBORO Day Camp Program: Children ages 5-11 will enjoy arts & crafts, sports, games, archery, tennis, music, drama, hiking, special events, and swimming. Offered by Brattleboro Parks & Rec. (Weekly through 8/10). 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday-Friday. Through Friday, July 6. $75, $90 non-Brattleboro residents this 1st week ($5 after-camp care 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.). Living Memorial Park, Guilford St. Ext. Information: 802-254-5808 x 203.

BRATTLEBORO Free Lunch: Ages 18 and under. 12 noon - 1 p.m. (Monday-Friday) in the Meeting Room. Through Friday, August 10. Free. Brooks Memorial Library, 224 Main St. No registration. 802-254-5290; Click for more info on Web in new window.


GUILFORD Tai Chi for Fall Prevention: These classes 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, gcares@comcast.net.

Community building

BRATTLEBORO Brattleboro Citizens' Breakfast - Democratic Primary Candidates for Governor: All the candidates in the Democratic Primary for Governor - James Ehlers, Christine Hallquist, Brenda Siegel, and Ethan Sonneborn - have agreed to attend this Candidates' Forum. https://www.jamesehlersforvermont.com; https://www.christineforvermont.com; https://www.brendaforvermont.com; https://ethansonneborn.com. Primary election is 8/14. 8 a.m. (doors open 7:30 a.m.). Suggested donation for breakfast: $4 ages 60+, $7.25 under age 60. Gibson-Aiken Center, 207 Main St. RSVP to Robert Oeser by 7/2. Include any questions. 518-505-9031, robt.oeser@gmail.com.



July 2018