CALENDAR LISTINGS FOR Tuesday, September
BRATTLEBORO From Fossils to Feathers - The Dinosaur-Bird Connection: Most scientists agree that birds descended from dinosaurs, but this idea is not new. Steve Winters, geologist/Holyoke Community College Professor of Earth Science explains (from a geologist's perspective) why today's birds may be better classified as modern-day theropods (carnivorous saurischian dinosaurs) than as members of the class Aves. 7 p.m. in the Meeting Room. Free. Brooks Memorial Library, 224 Main St. Information: 802-254-5290; Click for more info on Web in new window.
BRATTLEBORO Borter's Jewelry Studio Workshop - Introduction to Sand Casting: Learn this primitive yet effective method to cast solid forms in silver and create your own piece of jewelry to wear home. Chris Lann will lead you through the steps of choosing a suitable model to replicate, preparing a mold, pouring molten silver and finishing the cast object. Prior jewelry making or metalworking experience is helpful for this intermediate-level class. (Tuesday and Thursday). 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Through Thursday, September 20. $200 (materials included). Borters Jewelry Studio, 22 High St., #202. Information: 802-254-3452, firstname.lastname@example.org, bortersjewelry.com/classes.
BRATTLEBORO Psychosynthesis Training & Professional Coach Certification: Do you have a desire to deepen your understanding of yourself? Are you interested in training to become a professional Life Coach? Are you looking for a strong, supportive community environment in which to challenge yourself, learn and grow? Stop by to learn more about this exciting program happening here in our community at Hallelujah Farm. Robin White will give hands-on coaching activities and answer your questions about this Board Certified Coaching Program. 12 noon - 1 p.m. Free. River Garden - Brown Bag Lunch Series, 157 Main St. Information: 802-246-0982; Click for more info on Web in new window.
BRATTLEBORO Free Medical Care: For individuals without insurance or a physician. 5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. on Tuesdays. Brattleboro Walk-In Clinic, 191 Clark Ave. Information: 802-251-8484; Click for more info on Web in new window.
BRATTLEBORO Ashtanga Yoga: Experience the Indian tradition of yoga as taught by master teacher Sri K Pattabhi Jois and his daughter, our teacher, Saraswathi Jois. You will be led through part of the Primary Series practice. 6 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. every Tuesday. $12 suggested donation. Setu Yoga & Meditation Retreat Center, 241 Quails Hill Rd. Information: ; Click for more info on Web in new window.
BRATTLEBORO AARP - Vermont Association for the Blind: Melinda Underwood from the VAB will speak at AARP's monthly meeting about help available for people who have impaired eyesight. All seniors are invited. Coffee and tea are offered. 1:30 p.m. Free. Brattleboro Senior Center, 207 Main St. Information: 802-257-7570; Click to e-mail for more information.
BRATTLEBORO Bereaved Parents Support Group: This group is for parents who have lost a teenager or young adult child. Judy Davidson is the facilitator. 4:30 p.m. - 6 p.m. (1st and 3rd Tues. of every month). Free. Brattleboro Area Hospice, 191 Canal St. You must have one meeting with a bereavement counselor before participating. 802-257-0775 x 104.