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CALENDAR LISTINGS FOR Monday, May 

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Ideas and education

BRATTLEBORO Seeds of Light(Sukyo Mahikari) with Susan Hebson: Come for a one-on-one, 7-10 minute demo, of this calming and purifying Light Energy and discussion of light given to plants. 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.

Kids and families

BRATTLEBORO Mother Up! Monthly Meet Up: This is a project of 350Vermont that brings together families to talk about the tough realities of climate change and to participate in the transition to a healthier and safer world. We'll talk about how racial justice and climate justice are interconnected. Maria and Ward Ogden will join us to talk about the growing Extinction Rebellion movement, including local opportunities for action with Extinction Rebellion Southern Vermont. A vegetarian meal and childcare for ages 10 and under will be provided. 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Free. KidsPLAYce, 20 Elliot St. RSVP helpful but not required: abby@350vt.org.

Well-being

GUILFORD Tai Chi for Fall Prevention: Regular practice improves balance, promotes correct posture and good health. Tai Chi for fall prevention classes are paced for seniors, combining qigong energy exercises with basic movements. Instructor Leah Gessner is certified by Tai Chi Vermont, Inc. Offered by Guilford Cares. 11 a.m. - 12 noon on Mondays. $2 suggested donation. Guilford Community Church, Crnr Rte. 5 and Guilford Center Rd. Information: 802-579-1350, gcares@comcast.net.

Dance

MARLBORO Soul Line Dance Class with Rachael Shaw: Soul line dance is a low impact, synchronized style of dance done in lines. Students will learn short combinations that are repeated throughout the songs (R&B, soul, pop and funk music). Please bring comfortable indoor shoes with smooth non-marking soles. 6 p.m. - 7 p.m. in the Gym. $10 per class, drop-ins welcome. Marlboro Elementary School. Information: rachaels@vermontel.net.

Activism

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: youth4changeaction@gmail.com.

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