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Ideas and education

BRATTLEBORO Holiday House Plant Care with Cheryl Wilfong: Cheryl, a garden writer, talks about cyclamen, poinsettias, paperwhites, and amaryllis. 12 noon - 1 p.m. The River Garden, 157 Main St. Information: 802-246-0982; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Film and video

BELLOWS FALLS "The Public" - A Film by Emilio Estevez: Imagine this: It's a bitter cold night in the city. All the warming shelters are full, so a group of homeless people decide to stage an "Occupy" sit-in at a very public building. Find out what happens in this drama set in one of the last bastions of democracy-in-action: your public library. Louise Luring from a local Warming Shelter will be available after the film for information and/or group discussion. 6:30 p.m. Free. Rockingham Free Public Library, 65 Westminster St. Information: 802-463-4270; Click for more info on Web in new window.


BRATTLEBORO Greenery Center Piece Arrangement Class: Everyone 55 years old and older is invited to join instructor Nancy Renaud as we enjoy making fresh greenery arrangements to take home. 1 p.m., lower level. $10 (includes greenery and other materials). If you have clippers, bring them. Brattleboro Senior Center, 207 Main St. Pre-registration required: Sarah: 802-257-7570.

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.


BRATTLEBORO Table Top Tuesday: Brattleboro Recreation & Parks and Stephen Washkevich announce the beginning of this new program. Cards, Twister, Munchkin, Candyland, and more. Bring a game to share or just a good attitude. Ages 8-18 years old are invited to step away from screens and enjoy face to face cardboard competition. 5 - 7 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Conference Room. $3 per class for Brattleboro residents, $5 non-residents. Gibson-Aiken Center, 207 Main St. Information: 802-254-5808; 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.

Community meals

TOWNSHEND Chef Stefanie Community Meal: Sponsored by Senior Solutions, the food is prepared by the Townshend Dam Diner. All are welcome. Take-out available. Free blood pressure screening offered by Visiting Nurse and Hospice of VT/NH. 11:30 a.m: Blood pressure screening; 12 noon: Meal. Suggested donation: $4 ($3.50 ages 60 and up). Townshend Church, 46 Common Rd. Information: 802-365-4321.



December 2019