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Ideas and education

BRATTLEBORO Southeastern VT Audubon Society - Mike Clough presents "Hawks of Vermont": Meet live raptors from the Southern Vermont Natural History Museum. Learn how to identify the species that fly over our heads and get a up-close look at some of the Museum's non-releasable birds. Hawks, falcons, and eagles all travel the Connecticut River Valley each fall as they fly south to warmer climes. Then you can plan a trip to Putney Mountain to visit the Hawk Watchers and see the hawks fly over the mountain. 7 p.m. Free. Brooks Memorial Library, 224 Main St. Information: 802-254-5290; Click for more info on Web in new window.

BRATTLEBORO "Mindfulness in Education": In this workshop, teachers will be introduced to mindfulness meditation as it applies to teaching in this experiential workshop. Participants will learn how to cultivate a mindful practice for themselves and explore the benefits for students. Teachers will discover the ways in which they can seamlessly integrate this practice into their classroom. 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. in the Meeting Room. $129 including text. St. Michaels Episcopal Church, Putney Rd. and Bradley Ave. Information: 802-254-6048.

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,

Business and economy

BRATTLEBORO Quarterly Market Outlook Report with Josh Roberts : The U.S. Investment Policy Guidance - Quarterly Market Outlook - Q3 2019 looks at what's going on in the capital markets this quarter. It is not meant to be a short-term prediction, rather, it can help provide insight to help investors reach their long-term goals. 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

NEWFANE Cartoon Artist John Gurney: John will discuss the thought process involved in the creation of an illustration. Kids will learn about his creative process as an author and illustrator and what makes any illustration an effective device for telling a story. The presentation will be followed by practice where kids learn the process of drawing their own space alien. This program is funded by a grant from the Vermont Department of Libraries. 10:30 a.m. Free. Moore Free Library, 23 West St. Information: 802-365-7948; 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 Brattleboro Walk-In Clinic: Primary medical treatment for patients ages 18-64 in our community who do not have health insurance or who cannot afford their high deductibles or co-insurance. 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.



August 2019