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Performing arts

BRATTLEBORO "Running on Top of the Water": A play of mania and mastery written by Charles Monette with words by Robert Lowell. 3 p.m. $15. Hooker-Dunham Theater, 139 Main St. Information: 802-254-9276; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Celebrations and festivals

BELLOWS FALLS Celebrate Easter Sunday: Quiet contemplative service with Rev. Steven Fuller. Then comes joyous prayer, worship, communion, followed by a coffee hour. 8 p.m. The Chapel, 20 Church St. Information: 802-460-0110; Click for more info on Web in new window.


GUILFORD Wendy's Jazz Soiree - Bob Stabach 4tet honors Earth Day with Jazz and Haiku : On the Eve of Earth day, this concert will present Jazz tunes with titles referring to the earth, nature, and the ecology. Eugene Uman, piano; George Kaye, bass; Jon Fisher, drums; Bob Stabach, sax. Haiku by Basho and Kerouac. In between tunes, Wendy will read Haiku by the Japanese zen poet Matsuo Basho, the most celebrated 17th century master of this poetic form. His haiku poems are said to express mystical sensing and awareness leading to enlightenment. Bob will read American Haiku poems by Jack Kerouac who in 1959 released his second album "Blues and Haiku" where he recites along with jazz saxophonists Al Cohn and Zoot Sims. 7 p.m. $15 to $20 suggested donation. Wendys Soiree, 2596 Tater Ln. Information: 802-254-6189; Click to e-mail for more information.

Ceremonies and memoriams

BRATTLEBORO Easter Sunrise Service on The Commons: This simple service will celebrate with Joy in welcoming the Light from the Darkness so that we can be present as the light comes into the day. Sponsored by Centre Congregational Church. 6 a.m. at the Gazebo. Brattleboro Common, bet. Putney Rd. & Linden St.


BRATTLEBORO Community Circle Dance: All dances taught. No partner needed. Led by Anja Daniel and Jim Desmond. 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Donations appreciated. River Valley Aikido Center, 11 Cottage St. Parker Huber: 802-257-9108,

BRATTLEBORO Paneurythmy, the Dance of Universal Harmony: An uplifting, energizing circle dance taught by Beinsa Douno of Bulgaria and danced around the World. 8 a.m. Wednesday and Sunday. Free. Living Memorial Park, Guilford St. Ext. Information: 802-490-2213.



April 2019