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Ideas and education

BRATTLEBORO Investing - Is A Recession on the Horizon?: Frequent predictions that the economy is sliding into recession may be making you wonder if one is around the corner. Fortunately, an upswing in recession predictions doesn't produce an actual recession. With John Roberts. 12 noon - 1 p.m. The River Garden, 157 Main St. Information: 802-246-0982.

BRATTLEBORO Feng Shui for the Garden: Feng Shui is part of the vast system of knowledge known as Taoism (or the interconnectedness of all things). It's based on the idea that balance and harmony exist when auspicious chi or life force gathers and accumulates. Helen Merena will explain basic Feng Shui concepts and ways to apply them to your garden. This program is sponsored by the Southeastern VT Audubon Society. 7 p.m. Free. Brooks Memorial Library, 224 Main St. Information: 802-254-5290; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Business and economy

WESTMINSTER SEVCA Offers Free Tax Preparation (VITA): Income-eligible Windham County residents can schedule an appointment for free tax preparation assistance through the VITA program, offered by SEVCA in collaboration with Granite United Way. SEVCA has experienced IRS-certified volunteers trained and ready to help area residents with and an Adjusted Gross household income up to $54,000 file their tax returns. 8:45 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Tuesdays. Through Tuesday, April 9. Southeastern Vermont Community Action (SEVCA), 91 Buck Drive. Call for appointment: 800-464-9951 x 0.

Kids and families

BRATTLEBORO Free Kids Cooking Class - Fun with Food and Art: Enjoy the current art exhibit followed by a creative art project with Linda at the Brattleboro Museum and Art Center. Then, see how art inspires our creativity and how food mirrors art when you follow Lizi to the Co-op's Cooking Classroom and make something inspired and delicious. 3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. Free. Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, 28 Vernon St. Information: 802-246-2821,

TOWNSHEND Townshend School Open House and Ages 3-4 Pre-K Registration: 8:30 - 11:30 a.m. (Repeats 3/26 and 4/2). Townshend Elementary School, 66 Common Rd. Information: 802-365-7506; Click for more info on Web in new window.


BRATTLEBORO Bereaved Parents Support Group: This group is for parents who have lost a teenager or young adult child. Judy Davidson facilitates. 4:30 p.m. - 6 p.m. (1st and 3rd Tues. of every month). Free. Brattleboro Area Hospice, 191 Canal St. One meeting with a bereavement counselor before participating is required. Lars Hunter: 802-257-0775 x 104.

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

BRATTLEBORO Opioid Crisis Presentation: This presentation will be given by Susan Avery and includes a video. It will highlight family experiences with addiction and what is being done to hopefully end this scourge affecting so many people locally and elsewhere. All are welcome. Sponsored by our local AARP chapter. 1:30 p.m. Free. Brattleboro Senior Center, 207 Main St. Sign-up 802-257-7570.

BRATTLEBORO Yoga Locally: Vigorous Vinyasa taught by Laura Tabachnick. 5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. (Tuesdays), 10:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. (Saturdays). Donations benefit Brattleboro nonprofits. One Eighteen Elliot, 118 Elliot St. Information: ; Click for more info on Web in new window.



March 2019