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Visual arts and shows

BRATTLEBORO Art from Health Care and Rehabilitation Services: HCRS, southeastern Vermont's community mental-health agency, hosts this multidisciplinary art show. The artwork comes from talented artists, classically trained and outsiders alike, who are part of the HCRS community. The show represents over 50 artists who are employed and/or served by this non-profit. . Through Thursday, March 28. The River Garden, 157 Main St. Information: 802-246-0982.


BRATTLEBORO Class for Adults - Colombian Empanadas: In this class, Colombian-born Lizi Rosenberg will teach us how to make a classic empanada dough using masa harina to make the pastry taste sweet and earthy. This corn-based ingredient is popular for making many other Latin American foods including tamales, tortillas, arepas, and more. We'll make two kinds of empanadas - one sweet and one savory - using two kinds of dough. 5:30 - 7 p.m. $6 ($4 shareholders). Brattleboro Food Co-op Cooking Classroom, 7 Canal St. Registration required: 802-246-2821 or

Kids and families

DOVER Preschool Story Time: Includes a sampling of some classic children's books as well as new releases. Following the read-aloud, children are invited to participate in a hands-on craft activity related to the theme of stories presented. 2:30 p.m. in the Children's Room on Mondays. Through Monday, May 6. Free. Dover Free Library, 22 Holland Rd. Information: 802-348-7488; Click for more info on Web in new window.


GUILFORD Seniors Tai Chi for Fall Prevention Classes: These classes introduce and practice the most basic movements of introductory forms taught by Dr. Paul Lam and recommended by the Arthritis Foundation. The pace is smooth, slow, and can be done while seated. Instructor: Leah Gessner, Certified by Tai Chi Vermont, Inc. in Fall Prevention Tai Chi. Sponsored by Guilford Cares. Intermediate: 10 - 11 a.m.; Beginner: 11 a.m. - noon on Mondays. $2 suggested donation. Guilford Community Church, Crnr Rte. 5 and Guilford Center Rd. Information: 802-579-1350,

Community building

BRATTLEBORO Brattleboro Area Lions: People who are deaf are welcome to come to our meetings and see what we are all about. 6:30 p.m. (1st and 3rd Mon. of every month). Free. The Gathering Place, 30 Terrace St. Information: 802-254-6559; Click for more info on Web in new window.


BRATTLEBORO Youth 4 Change: ​This is a youth-led group, ages 12-25, committed to racial, economic, gender and social justice issues. Y4C creates a physical space open to youth to have their voices heard on the issues that matter to them. We're focused on providing programming for youth from frontline communities - POC, Indigenous, LGBTQIA, poor and working class, differently abled, immigrant, etc. 5:30 - 6:30 p.m: drop in, homework, art; 6:30 - 8 p.m: food and meeting (1st and 3rd Mon. every month). Free. The Root Social Justice Center, 28 Williams St., 1st fl. Information:



March 2019