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The written word

GUILFORD Talk About Books - "Saving Fish from Drowning" by Amy Tan: 6:30 p.m. Free. Guilford Free Library, 4024 Guilford Center Rd. Information: 802-257-4603, http://guilfordfreelibraryvt.blogspot.com.

Visual arts and shows

BRATTLEBORO Artist Talk: Fafnir Adamites' Interfere (with)": Adamits discusses the ways in which her sculptures act as "monuments and reminders of trauma, intuition, and the legacy of emotional turmoil." Curator Sarah Freeman: "Adamites's installation of felted wool and burlap feels overwhelming and potentially suffocating. However, the use of highly tactile materials and repetitive, contemplative techniques allows the work to function as a tool for acknowledging, examining, and making sense of painful memories and experiences, thereby diffusing them." . 7 p.m. (This installation is on view through 3/7/2020). Free. Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, 28 Vernon St. Information: 802-257-0124; Click for more info on Web in new window.

NEWFANE Leni Gaudet, Karen Evans, Marie Welch, Jenny Tibbits: These four artists from the Deerfield Valley Art Association share a reverence for the natural world and a deep appreciation for reflective light and seasonal color. The oil miniatures of Marie Welch will delight, and the landscapes and still life of Leni, Karen, and Jenny will captivate. The DVAA was formed in 1931 by local artists and is a non-juried association open to all genres of the arts and crafts of New England. 1-5 p.m. Tues., Wed., Fri.; 2-7 pm Thur; 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Sat. Through Monday, December 30. Free. Crowell Gallery at the Moore Free Library, 23 West St. Information: 802-365-7948; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Music

E. DOVER Wyld Nightz: Local rock-and-roll favorite Wyld Nightz on stage. 6 - 8 p.m. Free. Dover Town Hall, 190 Taft Brook Rd. Information: 802-464-5100.

Well-being

BRATTLEBORO Service of Remembrance for Loss from Addiction: This is a gathering for those grieving the death of a loved one to addiction. The service will provide a chance for those who have lost a loved one to addiction to come together and honor those lives lost. This is a non-religious ceremony and all are welcome. There will be speakers, music, and a tree to hang a dove with a loved one's name on it. Sponsored by Brattleboro Area Hospice. 6:30 p.m. All are welcome. Centre Congregational Church, 193 Main St. If you would like a loved ones name read aloud, or for more information: Lars Hunter: 802-257-0775 x 104, lars.hunter@brattleborohospice.org.

Community building

VERNON Bread of Life Food Pantry: 3:30 - 5 p.m. (Opening again on 1/8/2020). Bread of Life Food Pantry, 554 Fort Bridgman Rd. Information: Pauline & Warren Clark: 802-254-4692, loveones77@yahoo.com.

BRATTLEBORO All About the Decennial Census of 2020: David Longsmith gives an overview of the Census and shares information about jobs that are available for persons interested in participating as "enumerators" or Census Takers. 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.

Community meals

LONDONDERRY Monthly Soup Socials: Share a warm meal and conversation. Repeats 1/15, 2/19, 3/18/2020. Free. Neighborhood Connections, The Meeting Place, Rte. 100, 5700 Marketplace (across from the p.o.). Reserve your spot/transportation needs: Maggie or Noreen: 802-824-4343.

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