CALENDAR LISTINGS FOR Sunday, September
BRATTLEBORO Worship Service with Climate Activist Rev. Dr. Jim Antal: All who are interested in learning about a scientific and informed Christian perspective on the climate change crisis are welcome at this service. 10 a.m. - 12 noon. Centre Congregational Church, 193 Main St. Information: email@example.com.
WINDHAM The Ethics of Sustainability Conference: In order to convert to a future sustainable world, what changes will be necessary that cross the bounds of current ethics? Dialogue will focus on the ethical implication inherent with implementing solutions to various critical sustainability issues. Symposium will be chaired by Robert DuGrenier. 3 p.m. Free. Fourth Corner Foundation, 578 Hitchcock Hill Rd. Information: 802-875-2194; Click to e-mail for more information.
BELLOWS FALLS Lara Herscovitch - Contemporary Folk Singer-Songwriter: Multi-instrumentalist Scott MacDonald opens. The blues/pop/jazz-tinged contemporary folk of Herscovitch embraces misfits and underdogs, connection and courage, love and loss, hardship and hope, resilience and transformation. She tours widely with showcases including Falcon Ridge, Telluride, Wooden Apple, Folk Alliance International, and the Northeast Regional Folk Alliance. She officially served as Connecticut State Troubadour from 2009 to 2011. 3 p.m. (2 p.m. doors open). 40 seats (first-come, first-served, plus standing room). $12 ($15 at door), 100% goes to the artists. Stage 33 Live, 33 Bridge St. Information: 802-289-0148; Click for more info on Web in new window.
MARLBORO Music for a Sunday Afternoon - Ensemble Pamplemousse: This innovative composer/performer collective fuses chamber music, popular music, theater, instrument building, electronics, video. Over nearly two decades of collaborative work, they've developed into a close-knit group of divergent artistic personalities that has a shared love for where the exquisite and the absurd meet. As a performing group, Ensemble Pamplemousse has been at the center of a movement to diversify the concert music space in terms of gender, culture, and aesthetic perspectives. Expect absurdist theater, re-mappings of classical repertoire, arcane tuning systems, electromechanical inventions, more. David Broome, Natacha Diels, Andrew Greenwald, Bryan Jacobs, Jessie Marino, and Weston Olencki, have toured throughout the US and Europe. 3 p.m. Free. Marlboro College/Ragle Hall in Serkin Center, 2582 South Rd. Information: 802-251-7644; Click for more info on Web in new window.
PUTNEY West Hill Grinder 2019: Organized by the West Hill Bike Shop, this is a thank-you benefit to the Windmill Hill Pinnacle Association for its 25-mile trail system. Several routes offer a variety of rural biking challenges for intermediate and advanced bicyclists. Distances range from 19-45 miles and wind through Athens, Westminster, Brookline, Dummerston, Brattleboro, and Putney. 9:30 - 3:30 p.m. $15 and up. High Meadows Farm, 742 Westminster West Rd. Information: 802-387-5718, www.bikereg.com/west-hill-grinder.
PUTNEY Putney Farmers Market: Featuring an array of local farmers and artisans offering a variety of fresh produce, mushrooms, pastured meats, grass-fed dairy (including ice cream!), preserves, prepared foods, herbal remedies, body care products, as well as jewelry, cut flowers, pottery, handmade toys, clothing, shoes, and more. 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Sundays. Through Sunday, October 13. Putney Farmers Market, Green Mountain Orchards, 130 W. Hill Rd. Information: ; Click for more info on Web in new window.
CHESTER Vermont Wildlife Festival: Join the Southern Vermont Natural History Museum and over 20 other groups representing all walks of outdoor life. A live animal presentation from Wildlife Encounters kicks off the day of up close, engaging presentations. Other groups include VINS, Audubon, Vermont Fish and Wildlife, Squam Lakes Nature Science Center, Wolfgard. Kids activities, live animals, fly-fishing lessons, food, more. 10 a.m. doors open, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. presentations, outdoor groups, hiking, chair lift rides, nature, science, fun. Free (donations welcome and will go to meeting festival expenses). Academy Building, 330 Main St. Information: www.vermontmuseum.org.
NEWFANE Preparing For Fall - Transition Into Vata Season Healthfully with Lini Mazumdar: Learn how to make a healthy transition into the vata season. As the days get shorter and the weather turns colder, we can prepare for this transitional time. Ayurveda teaches us how to make adjustments in our diet and lifestyle to help fortify our bodies during this time of change so we are best able to face the next season(s) in the most healthful way. Together we'll enjoy snacks and tea, learn self-care techniques with Lotus Moon products, and you will leave with handouts and recipes to take home and try. 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. $40. Newfane Village Yoga, 599 Rte. 30. Information: ; Click for more info on Web in new window.
BRATTLEBORO Edible Brattleboro's "Share the Harvest": Help-yourself public gardens - harvest whatever is ready. Look for the green flags and instructions on how to harvest. Thanks to the generosity of local farmers and gardeners, Edible Brattleboro distributed about 2,500 pounds of free produce last summer. Edible Brattleboro is fully volunteer run. Donations (time, surplus from your garden, money) are not required, but graciously accepted. 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. on Sundays (also at the Brattleboro Co-op, rear parking lot.). Through Sunday, October 27. Produce is free (bring your own bags). Turning Point, 39 Elm St. To help out or for more info: Marilyn: firstname.lastname@example.org, www.EdibleBrattleboro.org.
BRATTLEBORO Community Circle Dance: All dances taught. No partner needed. Led by Diana Moore. 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Donations appreciated. River Valley Aikido Center, 11 Cottage St. Parker Huber: 802-257-9108, www.brattleborocircledance.org.