CALENDAR LISTINGS FOR Wednesday, September
BRATTLEBORO Trans Book Group: Open to trans, gender-queer, and gender non-conforming folks. September's book: "We're Still Here: An All-Trans Comics Anthology" created by Tara Avery with various artists. 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. (last Wednesday of every month). Free. The Root Social Justice Center, 28 Williams St., 1st fl. HB Lozito: firstname.lastname@example.org.
BRATTLEBORO WVEW, 107.7 - Your Community Radio Station: DJ Uncle Bunny (Ben Williams) of "Homespun" (Fridays, 11 to noon) will be on hand to discuss the operations of the local radio station and opportunities for volunteer involvement as DJ's and other positions. Bring questions. 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.
BRATTLEBORO "Instructions on Parting": Sponsored by Brattleboro Museum & Art Center and Brattleboro Area Hospice, this film weaves artistic footage with cinema verite to tell an elegiac story about transformation, grief, and the essential nature of the collective human journey. Over the course of one tumultuous year, artist and director Amy Jenkins confronts the cancer diagnoses of her mother, sister and brother, and also welcomes her first child. By chronicling loss with her camera, the filmmaker leads us to a bold and daring acceptance of our inevitable end. Jenkins leads a discussion of the film after the screening. 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. $12, $8 students. Latchis (Films), 50 Main St. Information: latchisarts.org.
BRATTLEBORO Lunchtime Yoga for Co-op Shareholders: All-levels, led by a different local teacher each Wednesday. Bring a yoga mat. noon - 1 p.m. Free (only open to shareholders). Brattleboro Food Co-op Community Room, 7 Canal St. Information: 802-246-2821; Click to e-mail for more information.
BRATTLEBORO Spouse/Partner Loss Support Group: Facilitated by Cicely Carroll, Bereavement Care Counselor. 5 p.m. (2nd and 4th Wed.). Free. Brattleboro Area Hospice, 191 Canal St. You must have one meeting with a bereavement counselor before participating in this group: 802-257-0775 x 108.
BRATTLEBORO Men's Grief Support Group: For men who are grieving a death loss of any type. Co-facilitated by Walter Slowinski and Neil Flynn. 3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. (2nd and 4th Wed. of every month). Free. Brattleboro Area Hospice, 191 Canal St. Pre-registration required. Cicely Carroll: 802-257-0775 x 108.
BRATTLEBORO 2018 Meeting of the Nuclear Decommissioning Citizens Advisory Panel: Representatives from Entergy and the State of VT will provide updates on decommissioning activities at Vermont Yankee. Additionally, the Panel will discuss organizational and meeting logistics issues. Agenda: www.publicservice.vermont.gov/sites/dps/files/documents/2018-09-27_VT_NDCAP_Agenda_Final_0.pdf. Open to the public. 6 p.m. - 8:20 p.m. in the Maria Lawrence Rm. (Accessible from 98 Old Guilford Rd., south end of Brattleboro.). Vermont Agricultural Business Education Center, 11 University Way. Tony Leshinskie for remote access requests (by 9/26, 5 p.m.) email@example.com.
BRATTLEBORO "The Hidden Side of Women's Lives in Our Community": This event, part of the Vermont Commission on Women statewide Listening Project, asks what needs aren't being met for Vermont women, what most effects their abilities to provide for themselves or their families, and what can be done to help. This is an opportunity for Brattleboro area residents to share their experience, to learn from others and broaden understanding, and to shape the work of the Commission. Refreshments will be served. 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Free. Brooks Memorial Library, 224 Main St. Information: 802-254-5290; Click for more info on Web in new window.
TOWNSHEND Community Marijuana Dialogue Night: West River Valley Thrives, in collaboration with the Windham County Prevention Partnership, is sponsoring this information/dialogue gathering on "Youth and the Impact of Vermont's Marijuana Law." A panel of legislators, school staff, law enforcement, healthcare, Vermont Dept. of Health, and youth service organizations and prevention coalitions, present information on the impact it will have on our youth. The panel presentation will be followed by a moderated Q&A. Everyone is encouraged to come, especially those who raise and/or support youth. 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. in the Dutton Gym. Free. Leland and Gray Union Middle and High School, 2042 VT Rte 30. Steve Tavella: 802-365-4700, firstname.lastname@example.org.