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BRATTLEBORO Comfort Food - Free Vegan Cooking Class: Join Edible Brattleboro chefs for a hands-on cooking class celebrating comfort food as we prepare and enjoy several plant-based recipes perfect for a winter meal. This is a project of Post Oil Solutions that is transforming public spaces in Brattleboro into help-yourself edible landscapes. Childcare is available. 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Free ($5 donation to Edible Brattleboro welcome). Brattleboro Food Co-op Cooking Classroom, 7 Canal St. Register: 802-246-2821; Click to e-mail for more information.

Kids and families

DOVER Winter Seasonal Storytime: Includes a sampling of classic children's books as well as fantastic new releases. Following the read-aloud, children are invited to participate in a hands-on craft activity related to the theme of stories presented. 2:30 p.m. in the Children's Room (Closed 1/21 and 2/18). Through Monday, February 25. Free. Dover Free Library, 22 Holland Rd. Information: 802-348-7488; Click for more info on Web in new window.

VERNON Rhyme Time: For ages 0 to 3 years. 10:30 a.m. on Mondays. Free. Vernon Free Library, 567 Governor Hunt Rd. Information: 802-257-0150.


GUILFORD Seniors Tai Chi for Fall Prevention Classes: 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,

BRATTLEBORO Spouse/Partner Loss Support Groups: Monday group: 12 noon every 2nd and 4th Mon. (There is also a Wednesday group: 5 p.m. every 2nd and 4th Wed.). Free. Brattleboro Area Hospice, 191 Canal St. One meeting with a bereavement counselor before participating is required. Cicely Carroll: 802-257-0775 x 108.

Arts and crafts

VERNON Coloring Club: 1 p.m. on Mondays. Free. Vernon Free Library, 567 Governor Hunt Rd. Information: 802-257-0150.



January 2019