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Celebrations and festivals

PUTNEY Soulsha - Next Stage Arts Annual Gala Dance Benefit Party: Featuring Soulsha, an Afro-Celtic Funk band from Boston - intricate rhythms, soaring bagpipe melodies, and New Orleans-infused horn lines. The music they've created is a conversation between cultures that breaks down boundaries, moving us to abandon assumptions and lose ourselves on the dance floor. Plus an online auction, dinner by Smokin' Bowls, beer/wine cash bar. 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. $35 ($60 at door). Next Stage Arts Project, 15 Kimball Hill. Information: 802-387-0102; Click for more info on Web in new window.


WEST TOWNSHEND Pizza and Music: Build your own pizza on the outdoor oven from a number of toppings. Refreshments at the cafe. 5 p.m. pizza, 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. music. $12 pizza pie. Donations appreciated by the musicians. West Townshend Country Store and Cafe, Rte. 30. Information: 802-874-4800; Click to e-mail for more information.

KEENE Senior Recital / Junior Recital: Alexander Wilderman's Senior Recital also features fellow student musicians performing Alex's original pieces on trumpet, strings, Marimba, saxophone, and more. Later, two Keene State voice students, tenor Tyler Martin and soprano Laurel Mendelsohn, present their Junior Recital. 3 p.m. Senior Recital; 7:30 p.m. Junior Recital. Free. Keene State College, Alumni Recital Hall, Redfern Arts Center, 229 Main St. Information: 603-358-2168.


BRATTLEBORO Youth Indoor Soccer Program (2nd and 3rd grade): Children will be broken into small coed teams to play pick-up games. Scores will not be kept. Shin guards and sneakers are required. Focus will be on having fun. 5 p.m. - 6 p.m. on Wednesdays. Through Wednesday, April 3. $15 ($30 non-Brattleboro residents) for the 5-week series. Gibson-Aiken Center, 207 Main St. Information: 802-254-5808; Click for more info on Web in new window.


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.

Community building

BRATTLEBORO Spring Christmas Craft Fair: There will be about 30 vendors and the kitchen will be open. All proceeds are used to support programs for veterans and their families. 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. American Legion Hall, 32 Linden St. Lori Nelson: 802-380-6179.



April 2019