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Ideas and education

BRATTLEBORO United States Census 2020 Jobs with David Longsmith: Purpose and jobs for the census in 2019 and 2020, plus a brief overview of the United States Census History. 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.

Film and video

GUILFORD The Guilford Energy Committee - Screening & Discussion - "Paris to Pittsburgh": From coastal cities to America's heartland, this National Geographic film celebrates how Americans are demanding and developing real solutions in the face of climate change. And as the weather grows more deadly and destructive, they aren't waiting on Washington to act. Refreshments and discussion follow with Rep. Sara Coffey, who will update us on what's happening at the statehouse, and Guilford resident/energy committee member, Thayer Tomlinson, who will talk about her work with the United States Climate Alliance. 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. Free. Broad Brook Community Center, 3940 Guilford Center Rd. Information: 802-257-1961.

Kids and families

BRATTLEBORO Open Gym & Game Room for All Ages: Free supervised program and a great way to spend time after school! Play with your children or leave them in the care of the Rec. & Parks Staff. Open Gym is for recreation basketball (sneakers must be worn on gym floor). The Game Room is open for bumper pool, foosball, ping pong, and air hockey. Other activities during Open Gym: homework, snack area, arts & crafts, board games, chess, Legos. Mon: Grades K-6, 3-5 p.m.; Tues: 3-5 p.m., Grades 7-12; Wed: Grades K-6, 3-4:45 p.m.; Thur: 3-5 p.m., Grades 7-12; Fri: 3-5 p.m., Grades K-6; Sat: Grades 7-12 and Adults, 1-3 p.m. Gym closed Sundays/some holidays. Handicap accessible. Through Saturday, April 25. Free. Brattleboro Recreation and Parks Dept., 207 Main St. Information: 802-254-5808,

BRATTLEBORO Free Kids Cooking Class: Fun with Food and Art - Gorgeous Gourds: Start the fun at the Brattleboro Museum and Art Center to enjoy the current art exhibit, followed by a creative art project with BMAC's Linda Whelihan. See how art inspires our creativity and how food mirrors art when you follow the Lizi Rosenberg up to the Brattleboro Food Co-op's Cooking Classroom where you will do just that - by making something inspirationally delicious. 3:30 - 5 p.m. Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, 28 Vernon St. Registration required: 802-246-2821,

DOVER Fall Story Times: Story times include a sampling of some classic children's books as well as new releases related to different themes throughout the season. Following the read-aloud, children are invited to participate in a hands-on craft activity related to the theme of stories presented. Best suited for ages 3-5. 2:30 p.m. on Mondays in the Children's Room. Through Monday, November 11. Free. Dover Free Library, 22 Holland Rd. Information: 802-348-7488; Click for more info on Web in new window.


BRATTLEBORO Brattleboro Walk-In Clinic: Primary medical treatment for patients ages 18-64 in our community who do not have health insurance or who cannot afford their high deductibles or co-insurance. 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.



October 2019