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CALENDAR LISTINGS FOR Wednesday, February 

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Ideas and education

BRATTLEBORO "Engaging the World" - Speaker Series Launch (Windham World Affairs and Marlboro College): Speakers share their wealth of experience and diverse perspectives on how to engage in the world. Today, Kirk Talbott, Expert Advisor, The World Bank, will speak on . 7 p.m. coffee/tea and conversation, 7:30 p.m. talk in the Parlor. Free. Centre Congregational Church, 193 Main St. Information: www.windhamworldaffairscouncil.org.

Film and video

BRATTLEBORO Black History Month - "The Black Museum": This is an inspiring documentary about the creation and success of the new National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. Directed by Oliver Hardt, 2017, Germany/USA, in English and simulcast by The Architecture + Design Film Series. 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Free. One Eighteen Elliot, 118 Elliot St. Information: ; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Government

BRATTLEBORO Free Expert Tax Preparation (VITA) - United Way of Windham County: Trained and experienced IRS-certified volunteers provide free tax preparation to eligible households that earn up to $54,000/year and who live or work in Windham County. 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. in the Admin. Bldg. Wednesdays through 4/10/19, and two Thursdays: 2/21 and 3/21. Brattleboro Retreat, 75 Linden St. Schedule appointment: 802-257-4011 (Info: facebook.com/UWWindham).

Kids and families

BRATTLEBORO Fun with Food and Art - Celebration of Creativity and Free Kids Cooking Class: Enjoy the current exhibit at the Brattleboro Museum and Art Center followed by a creative art project with Linda. Then see how art inspires our creativity and how food mirrors art when you follow Lizi to the BMC Food Co-op where you will make something inspired and delicious. 3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. Free. Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, 28 Vernon St. Registration required: 802-246-2821, shareholders@brattleborofoodcoop.coop.

BRATTLEBORO Nature Explorers Winter Camp - Sanctuary in the Snow: Where do animals find shelter during a snowstorm?: For children in grades 1 to 4. Where do animals find shelter during a snowstorm? We'll go explore and see if we find animal homes. Working together we'll build our own winter shelter; if there's snow we'll build a quinzhee or snow cave. 9 p.m. - 3 p.m. (Also see 2/18). $55 a day ($45 a day members). Bonnyvale Environmental Education Center, 1221 Bonnyvale Rd. Information: 802-257-5785; Click for more info on Web in new window.

DOVER Winter Break - Wildlife Tales with So. VT Natural History Museum: Storytelling naturalist Michael Clough shares tales of animals and magic. With each story, a live animal will visit to bring a natural history piece to the myth and legends. This family-friendly program is open to patrons of all ages and stages. Children under age 8 must be accompanied by an adult. 5:30 p.m. Free. Dover Free Library, 22 Holland Rd. Information: 802-348-7488; Click for more info on Web in new window.

DOVER Toddler Time: Toddlers (infants and children through age 3) interact with other children their own age while adult caregivers can meet and chat with other adults who care for little ones. Age-appropriate toys and activities available. 10:30 a.m. on Wednesdays in the Children's Room. Free. Dover Free Library, 22 Holland Rd. Information: 802-348-7488; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Pets

BRATTLEBORO Pet Adoption Celebration: Find a pet who is searching for a forever home. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Buddys A Pets Store, 76 Cotton Mill Hill. Information: 802-579-1616; Click to e-mail for more information.

Community building

BRATTLEBORO Meet the Candidates for the Brattleboro Selectboard Open 1-Year and 3-Year Seats: Q&A and moderated discussion plus snacks. All are welcome. 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.

Dance

BRATTLEBORO Let's Dance! with Francesca: Let's Dance will take you on a whirlwind sampler of popular and classical dance styles with fun choreography, step by step explanations, and a chance to practice your new skills with a closing improvisation. Growing up dancing, Francesca began teaching at age 14 and never stopped. She specializes in tap, modern, and creative dance with an emphasis on getting to know your body in a fun and judgement-free atmosphere. 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Free. Windham Movement Apparel, 2 Elliot St. Information: 802-246-1223.

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