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CALENDAR LISTINGS FOR Monday, January 

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The written word

PUTNEY Poetry Discussion Group: No experience necessary; copies of poems provided. 12 noon - 2 p.m. Free. Antidote Books, 120 Main St. Information: info@timetowrite.us.

Recreation

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 Free Tasting - Sizzling BFC Sausage: Try one of our locally famous, house-made sausages. 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. at the Demo Counter (Snow date 1/16). Brattleboro Food Co-op, 2 Main St. Information: 802-257-0236; Click for more info on Web in new window.

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.

Well-being

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.

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, gcares@comcast.net.

Community building

BRATTLEBORO Indigo Radio - 107.7 FM: Listen to a group of area educators seeking to learn through engaging with others in our community and throughout the world. They talk about educational and social issues both globally and locally and connecting them to our lives and Brattleboro community. 12 p.m. every Sunday. Brattleboro Community Radio. Information: www.facebook.com/indigoradiowvew.

BRATTLEBORO Youth Services Volunteer Training: Volunteer opportunities for community members interested in becoming involved with this nonprofit range from helping on an ad hoc basis with transportation, meal prep, sharing parenting and life skills to more formal roles such as volunteering as a mentor for a youth-led screen printing business, sitting on a once-a-month Diversion Panel, or serving as a temporary Host Home. 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. Youth Services, 32 Walnut St. Michaela Stockwell: 802-257-0361, michaela.stockwell@youthservicesinc.org.

Activism

BRATTLEBORO Youth 4 Change: ​This is a youth-led group, ages 12-25, committed to racial, economic, gender and social justice issues. Y4C creates a physical space open to youth to have their voices heard on the issues that matter to them. We're focused on providing programming for youth from frontline communities - POC, Indigenous, LGBTQIA, poor and working class, differently abled, immigrant, etc. 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m: drop in,homework, art; 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m: food and meeting (1st and 3rd Mon. of every month). Free. The Root Social Justice Center, 28 Williams St., 1st fl. Information: youth4changeaction@gmail.com.

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