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CALENDAR LISTINGS FOR Tuesday, August 

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Ideas and education

BRATTLEBORO Introduction to Digital Photography with Bill Steele: Bill Steele, owner of Gorham Mountain Photography, will give tips on how to get the most from your camera and speaks about the "Exposure Triangle." Bring your camera, manual, and questions. 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.

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.

Well-being

LONDONDERRY How to Avoid Scams & Fraud: Presented by the Vermont Department of Financial Regulation. 10:15 a.m. Free. Neighborhood Connections, The Meeting Place, Rte. 100, 5700 Marketplace (across from the p.o.). Reservations: 802-824-4343.

BRATTLEBORO Caregiver Support Group: Facilitated by John Everest. 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m., Room B in the Maple View Cafe (2nd and 4th Tues. of every month). Free. Brattleboro Memorial Hospital, 17 Belmont Ave. Information: 802-257-0775 x 106.

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.

Dance

BRATTLEBORO Contra Dance: Local legends on stage for a lively night of contra dancing: Laurie Indenbaum on fiddle and Jim Fownes on keyboard, with Jack Mitchell (here from North Carolina) calling. No partner needed and beginners are welcome; all dances are taught and called. Carry in clean, soft-soled shoes. 7 - 10 p.m. (7 p.m. brief intro lesson). $10 to $12, $8 college students, $5 youth. The Stone Church in Brattleboro, 210 Main St. Information: 802-579-9960; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Activism

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.

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