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CALENDAR LISTINGS FOR Tuesday, March 

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Music

KEENE Cheshiremen Chorus Meeting: This chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society meets for fellowship, fun, and 4-part a-cappella singing. All men are welcome. All ages. Any ability. Sheet music, learning tracks. We will teach you everything you need to know. 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday. Free. Hannah Grimes Center, 25 Roxbury St. Information: 877-312-7467, we-sing@cheshiremen.org, www.cheshiremen.org.

Kids and families

BRATTLEBORO Windham Southeast Supervisory Union - All District Band Night: Approximately 240 students will perform in this 32nd annual concert. The instrumental musicians come from Putney Central School, directed by Josh Fields; Academy School, directed by Nick Lawrence; Vernon Elementary School, directed by Joyana Damon; Dummerston School and Guilford Central School, directed by Mary Harvey-Bandish; Green Street School, directed by Julie Ackerman-Hovis; Oak Grove School, directed by Kate Billings; Brattleboro Area Middle School, directed by Riley Goodemote, and Brattleboro Union High School, directed by Steve Rice. Afternoon activities include opportunities for the visiting elementary and middle school students to sit in with the BUHS band, work together on an suitable-level piece of music and following along with a work the high school band is preparing. They will also hear the Brattleboro Area Middle School jazz band and meet Mr. Goodemote. 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. in the Gymnasium. Free. Brattleboro Union High School, 131 Fairground Rd. Information: 802-451-3511.

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. every Tuesday. Free. Guilford Free Library, 4024 Guilford Center Rd. Information: 802-257-4603; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Well-being

BRATTLEBORO Caregiver Support Group: Facilitated by John Everest. 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m., Room B in the Maple View Cafe (2nd and 4th Tues. of every month). Free. Brattleboro Memorial Hospital, 17 Belmont Ave. Information: 802-257-0775 x 106.

BRATTLEBORO Brattleboro Walk-In Clinic: Free medical care for individuals without insurance or a physician. Tuesdays, 5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Brattleboro Walk-In Clinic, 191 Clark Ave. Information: 802-251-8484; Click for more info on Web in new window.

BRATTLEBORO Sukyo Mahikari with Susan Hebson: This is a one-on-one discussion and 7 to 10-minute demo of purifying and calming Light and Energy. 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 Brattleboro Contra Dancing: Live music by Carol Bittenson, fiddle, and Alex Cumming, keyboard and accordion. Caller: Alexandra Deis Lauby. Beginners welcome; all dances taught. No partner needed. Carry in clean, soft-soled shoes that are not your street shoes. This is a fragrance-free dance. 7 p.m. intro lesson, 7 - 10 p.m. dancing (2nd Tuesday of every month). $10 to $12, $8 college students, $5 youth. The Stone Church in Brattleboro, 210 Main St. Information: 802-579-9960; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Activism

BRATTLEBORO Windham County Organizing Committee for Vermont Workers' Center: This is a democratic, member-run organization dedicated to organizing with a human rights framework and to taking action on issues of concern to people most impacted by economic and social injustice. Anyone who wants to learn more about our work and/or to organize in Windham County is welcome. Our Healthcare Is A Human Right campaign is focused on building collective power to win a healthcare system that works for people, not for profit, and provides dignified wages and conditions for people working in the healthcare field. We also work in solidarity with social, economic, racial, and climate justice organizations to build a mass movement for people and the planet. 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Free. The Root Social Justice Center, 28 Williams St., 1st fl. Ellen Schwartz: 802-257-4436, eschwa1@myfairpoint.net,.

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