CALENDAR LISTINGS FOR Wednesday, August
PUTNEY "Recovery" - Fables Storytelling: Hosted by Peter "Fish" Case. Four stories of recovery will be told. The evening will serve as further amplification of the crisis we're in and help us understand how to deal with it. Afterwards, there will be a Q&A. Cafe has cabaret style seating, beer and wine cash bar, homemade pizza, popcorn and snacks. 6:30 p.m. doors open, 7:30 - 8:30 p.m. show. (2nd Wed. of every month). By donation with a portion going to Turning Point of Windham County. Next Stage Cafe, 15 Kimball Hill. Information: 802-380-1077.
W. DOVER Rob Hubert and Company: 6 - 8 p.m. (Rain location: Next door in tent behind Dover Forge Restaurant). Free. Dover Park, Rte. 100. Information: 802-464-5100 or www.kevinparrymusic.com.
BRATTLEBORO Played Out! Brattleboro LGBT+ Game Night: Calling all LGBT+ folk and allies. Join us for card games, board games, and dice games. Bring your favorites as well as friends. Open to all ages; 16 and under, bring a responsible adult. Fragrance-free. 7 - 9 p.m. on the ground floor (2nd Wed. of every month). Free. The Root Social Justice Center, 28 Williams St., 1st fl. Information: 802-254-3400; Click for more info on Web in new window.
BRATTLEBORO Democracy Forum: - Cold War Formation and the Un-Constitutional National Security State: Upper-class elitism in the U.S. State Dept. melded to corporate greed cultivated by armaments production through World War II set the stage for the Cold War. Once committed, the machinery of secret warfare grew like a cancer into a National Security State. The Constitution prohibits a national security state. President Eisenhower warned us to beware the "disastrous rise of misplaced power," counseling that we "take nothing for granted." This presentation looks at how the disastrous rise of misplaced power developed so as to suggest avenues for disarming it. Presented by Nick Biddle. 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 Spouse/Partner Loss Support Groups: 5 p.m. every 2nd and 4th Wed. 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 Conscious Dance: We are a community of intentional beings who practice free-form dance for our individual and collective spiritual awareness, healing, growth, and insight. We collectively create a safe container for a talk-free, improvisational dance practice inspired by ecstatic dance and 5Rhythms. Children are welcome with adult accompaniment provided they are mindful of their impact on others in the space. 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. 2nd, 4th, 5th Sun. of every month. $10. Headroom Stages, 17 Elliot St. Information: firstname.lastname@example.org, www.facebook.com/brattleboroconsciousdance.