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Ideas and education

BRATTLEBORO Landscapes of Northeast Iceland: Join cartographer Jeff Nugent on a road trip through Iceland's Westfjords, troll Peninsula, and Myvatn regions. Maps, place names, tips for the traveler, and a bit of backcountry skiing will all be a part of this presentation. 7 p.m. Free. Brooks Memorial Library, 224 Main St. Information: 802-254-5290; Click for more info on Web in new window.


BRATTLEBORO Brattleboro Union High School - A Cappella Music Concert: Featuring student arrangements of songs spanning from folk to pop to oldies, presented in small student-led ensembles. The BUHS singers will also be joined by independent student led groups Renegade, Spiralia, Shoulder Narrows, and Xpressivo. This concert culminates a unit in which the 56-member chorus divided into smaller ensembles, led by student leaders and coached by community members and BUHS chorus alumni. Coaches have included Danny Lichtenfeld, Rhys Glennon, Izabel Estrin, Elijah Taylor, Derrick Harnish, and Julia Waldron. 7 p.m. in the Auditorium. Free. Brattleboro Union High School, 131 Fairground Rd. Information: 802-451-3516.

Kids and families

GUILFORD Storytime: Program of songs, fingerplays, books, and activities for babies, toddlers, and older siblings. Presented by Cathi Wilken or Laura Lawson Tucker. 11 a.m. on Tuesdays. Free. Guilford Free Library, 4024 Guilford Center Rd. Information: 802-257-4603; Click for more info on Web in new window.

DOVER Andy Davis Jam Session: Andy will lead and instruct people ages 10 and up of all levels of music ability (parent/guardian needed for ages 8 and 9). Ukuleles will be available to borrow for this interactive workshop, but experienced players who already own one should bring theirs to play. Topics range from basics (how to hold a ukulele, how to tune, finger placement) to more complex (cheats, strum patterns, difficult finger placement, rhythm) Finally we will play a song or two. 6 p.m. Free. Dover Free Library, 22 Holland Rd. Information: 802-348-7488; Click for more info on Web in new window.


BRATTLEBORO Free Medical Care: For individuals without insurance or a physician. Tuesdays. 5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Brattleboro Walk-In Clinic, 191 Clark Ave. Information: 802-251-8484; Click for more info on Web in new window.

BRATTLEBORO Bereaved Parents Support Group: This group is for parents who have lost a teenager or young adult child. Judy Davidson facilitates. 4:30 p.m. - 6 p.m. (1st and 3rd Tues. of every month). Free. Brattleboro Area Hospice, 191 Canal St. One meeting with a bereavement counselor before participating is required. Lars Hunter: 802-257-0775 x 104.

Community building

BRATTLEBORO Yoga & Chocolate Supports Local Planned Parenthood: After each class in January, yoga students will receive an artisan chocolate nugget from Tavenier Chocolate and a chance to win a variety of gifts from Good Body Products. Hosted by Brattleboro's Reproductive Health Advocates. Yoga Locally: Tuesdays and Saturdays. Sat. classes: 10:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.; Tues. classes: 5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Through Tuesday, January 29. $15 suggested donation for the new Brattleboro Planned Parenthood clinic opening mid-Jan. One Eighteen Elliot, 118 Elliot St. Information: ; Click for more info on Web in new window.

PUTNEY Putney Immigrant Stories: Eighth graders at Putney Central School show short videos they created from interviews with members of our community who came to the US from elsewhere. This is a collaboration with the Vermont Folklife Center. 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Free. Next Stage Arts Project, 15 Kimball Hill. Information: 802-387-0102,



January 2019