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BRATTLEBORO Bowling Day: An adult must accompany children under age 10. Sponsored by Brattleboro Rec. and Parks and the Brattleboro Bowl. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. $7 per person includes 2 games, shoes, a hot dog and a drink. Brattleboro Bowl, 865 Putney Rd. Information: Special needs / Information: 802-254-5808.

Kids and families

BRATTLEBORO Basketball Clinic: Improve your basketball skills and have fun. Chris Worden and the BUHS Varsity Girls Basketball players instruct. Co-ed, all abilities welcome. Grades K-2: 10:30 - 11:45 a.m., Grades 3-6: 12 noon - 1:30 p.m. $10 ($5 Brattleboro Rec. & Parks Basketball Players). Gibson-Aiken Center, 207 Main St. Pre-registration required at Brattleboro Rec. & Parks: 802-254-5808; Click for more info on Web in new window.

BRATTLEBORO Mini Camp for 5-11 Year-Olds: Skating and other activities. 8:30 - 1:30 p.m. Bring skates, if you have them, and warm clothes. (Also see 12/26). $15 ($18 non-Brattleboro residents). Nelson Withington Skating Rink, 61 Guilford St. Pre-registration requested by stopping in the Rec & Parks office: 802-254-5808,

Community building

WEST TOWNSHEND Pizza and Music with Bard Owl: Build your own pizza on the outdoor oven from a number of toppings. More refreshments in the cafe. 5 p.m. pizza, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. music. $12 suggested donation for pizza pie. Donations also appreciated by the musicians. West Townshend Country Store and Cafe, Rte. 30. Information: 802-874-4800; Click to e-mail for more information.


BRATTLEBORO Shine A Light for Social Justice (Brattleboro Area Jewish Community): The inspiration for Shine A Light observes Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights, as an opportunity to bring the community together in solidarity with the challenges faced today by all marginalized people in our country. Each night will be hosted by a different local business and focus on a different social justice issue. "Lighting leaders" from the Jewish community will lead the each evening's program which will include the traditional candle lighting and prayer and the singing of songs about Hanukkah and social justice. Discussion of the evening's theme is welcome. 5:30 p.m. 12/27, Brooks House Atrium - Homelessness; 12/28, Gallery in the Woods - Racial Justice; 12/29, Everyone's Books - Immigrant Justice. Through Sunday, December 29. Elliot Street Fish, Chips & More, 50 Elliot St. Information: Laura Berkowitz:



December 2019