CALENDAR LISTINGS FOR Friday, February
BELLOWS FALLS Young Picasso: Pablo Picasso is one of the greatest artists of all time - and right up until his death in 1973, he was the most prolific of artists. Many films have dealt with these later years – the art, the affairs, and the wide circle of friends. But where did this all begin? What made Picasso in the first place? Too long ignored, it is time to look at the early years of Picasso - the upbringing and the learning that led to his extraordinary achievements. 7:30 p.m. in the Chapel. $10. Stone Church Center, 12 Church St. Information: 802-463-3100; Click for more info on Web in new window.
WEST TOWNSHEND Pizza and Music with Alex Beshay: Build your own pizza on the outdoor oven from a number of toppings. Beshay plays classical, jazz, and original music on piano. Refreshments at the cafe. 5 p.m. pizza, 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. music. $12 pizza pie. Donations appreciated by the musician. West Townshend Country Store and Cafe, Rte. 30. Information: 802-874-4800; Click to e-mail for more information.
WILLIAMSVILLE Dan DeWalt - Musician and Piano Virtuoso: DeWalt will play live piano accompaniment to two silent movies: "The Patchwork Girl of Oz" by L. Frank Baum (prequel to "The Wizard of Oz") and Charlie Chaplin's "Easy Street." . 7:30 p.m. $10 suggested donation (funds help heat the Hall). Williamsville Hall, Dover Rd. Information: ; Click for more info on Web in new window.
DOVER Winter Break - Game On!: On your mark and get set for some friendly competition at these game tournament-style programs. Leveled age groups will collect points at each game station (including traditional board games, digital video gaming, cards, and more). Awards will be presented for the highest three scores. Participants age 13 and up will have an opportunity to experience the Lenovo/Disney Augmented Reality game: Star Wars Jedi Challenge. 10:30 a.m. -12 noon (ages 9-12); 1 -3 p.m. (ages 13 and up). Signed parent/guardian release required for participants under 18. Free. Dover Free Library, 22 Holland Rd. Registration required: 802-348-7488; Click for more info on Web in new window.
BRATTLEBORO KidsPlayce Healthy Snack and Story Time: We'll read a story and kids will have a healthy snack from the Brattleboro Food Co-op. 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. on Fridays. Free (KidsPLAYce fees apply if you want to stay and play). KidsPLAYce, 20 Elliot St. Information: 802-254-5212; Click for more info on Web in new window.
BRATTLEBORO Nature Explorers Winter Camp - Winter Wonders: For children in grades 1 to 4. Exploration and play guided by the offerings of nature and interests of the group - follow a trail, play predator prey games. 9 p.m. - 3 p.m. $55 ($45 members). Bonnyvale Environmental Education Center, 1221 Bonnyvale Rd. Information: 802-257-5785; Click for more info on Web in new window.
BRATTLEBORO Love Local: Visit this inviting open marketplace where folks can sample the sweet and savory specialty foods of local farmers and food producers and view the work of local artists and artisans. If you find an item that warms your heart - or your palate - vendors will also have their products for sale. Artisans will be showcasing handmade wares/specialty food, each of which represents the spirit of the regional community. Love Local also gives neighbors the opportunity to discover the wealth of creativity and craftsmanship in their own backyards. Some of the local exhibitors: Amber Bessette Art, Bug Hill Farm, Ceres Natural Remedies, Earth'n Sky Ceramics, Flying Monkey Totes, Gray Raven Farm, Gusto della vita olive oil, Hannah Ellingwood, LKreations (GourdArt), Maple Leaf Designs, Maplebrook Farm, Megan Baehr - Cartoonist, Melody MacGinnis Reed Jewelry Designs, Nettle Meadow, N.O.T. Enterprises - I'm N.O.T Gonna Get Ticked, Our Corner Booth, Putney Mountain Winery, Rodan+Fields transform your life with Terry Sweets, Tanuk Inc., The Hip Bee, Vermont Rocks, and more. 2/22: 4 p.m. - 8 p.m., 2/23: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Through Saturday, February 23. Strolling of the Heifers, 157 Main St. Information: 802-246-0982; Click for more info on Web in new window.
BRATTLEBORO Protest Vigil at TD Bank: TD is a major investor in Tar Sands. TD helps to fund the Dakota Access Pipeline. In addition to attending this vigil (signs will be provided), if you're a TD depositor, you can change banks. Sponsored by Post Oil Solutions, founded in 2005, a 501c3 community organizing project in Southeastern VT whose mission is to help empower the people of the Central Connecticut River Valley bioregion in this era of global warming and climate change to develop sustainable, resilient, collaborative, and socially just communities leading to a self- and community-sufficient post petroleum society. 12 noon - 1 p.m. every Friday. TD Bank, 215 Main St. Information: www.postoilsolutions.org.