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Ideas and education

BRATTLEBORO Basics of Foot Reflexology: Amelia Kinney will be guest speaker at the AARP Local Chapter 763 program meeting. All seniors are invited to join. Refreshments served. 1:30 p.m. Free. Brattleboro Senior Center, 207 Main St. Information: 802-257-7570; Click to e-mail for more information.


BELLOWS FALLS Eugene Friesen with Cellists Malcolm Parson and Trevor Exter: Multi-Grammy award winner Eugene Friesen is joined by Malcolm Parson - who has performed with Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn, Old Crow Medicine Show, Marcus Mumford, Cyrus Chestnut, and others. Trevor Exter also steps on stage with a cello plugged into an amp the way a rocker bears his axe. 7:30 p.m. Advance tickets: $20, $15 seniors. Immanuel Episcopal Church, 20 Church St. Information: 802-460-0110, www.stonechurcharts.org.

Farmers' markets

BRATTLEBORO Downtown Farmers Market: Offerings include produce, eggs, cheese, bread, baked goods, Thai food, gelato, and preserves. 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. on Tuesdays. Through Tuesday, October 8. New England Youth Theatre, 100 Flat St. Information: 802-254-8885, farmersmarket05301@gmail.com.

Local history

BRATTLEBORO The History of the Connecticut River as a Commercial Waterway in the 1800s: Join in Roger Albee's presentation and discussion of the historical ways in which the Connecticut River was utilized for the transportation of goods and economic gain in the 1800s, bringing prosperity and people to the region. 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.


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 Bereaved Parents Support Group: This group is for parents who have lost a teenager or young adult child. Judy van Wageningen 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 Windham County Organizing Committee for Vermont Workers' Center: We are a democratic, member-run organization dedicated to organizing with a human rights framework and to taking action on issues of concern to people most impacted by economic and social injustice and welcome anyone who wants to learn more about our work and/or to organize in Windham County. Our Healthcare Is A Human Right campaign is focused on building collective power to win a healthcare system that works for people, not for profit, and provides dignified wages and conditions for people working in the healthcare field. We also work in solidarity with social, economic, racial, and climate justice organizations to build a mass movement for people and the planet. 6 - 8 p.m. Free. The Root Social Justice Center, 28 Williams St., 1st fl. Ellen Schwartz: 802-257-4436, eschwa1@myfairpoint.net.



June 2019