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CALENDAR LISTINGS FOR Wednesday, September 

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Music

BRATTLEBORO Malcolm Fogg Band: This local musical trio plays cover songs, homegrown songs of soft rock, and supper club style. Featuring Jon Farnum front man, rhythm, acoustic guitar and vocals; RJ Phillips on tenor guitar, and Caroline Naberezny on bass and backup vocals. 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

BRATTLEBORO Brattleboro Food Co-op - Shareholder Appreciation Days: We want to thank our Shareholder owners for 44 years of being a community owned grocery by giving them unbeatable Sale Prices on popular items throughout the Co-op. We're offering 3 different products On Sale each day for shareholders only. Plus lots of giveaways and free samples each day. A customer who joins as a Shareholder will obtain the Sale Prices immediately. Two days only. While supplies last. No rain checks. All day. Brattleboro Food Co-op, 2 Main St. Information: 802-257-0236; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Well-being

BRATTLEBORO Compassionate Brattleboro - Climate Change Compassionate Communication Workshop: Discussion with both a macro and micro perspective of Climate Change. Panelists include Patty Smith from the Bonnyvale Environmental Center; Phoebe Brown, climate activist; and Laurel Green, environmental educator whose teaching is based on the research in Drawdown (Paul Hawken). Laurel will offer a global perspective. Key questions: Climate Change is putting many people in the world under stress: physically, culturally, and emotionally. As we go through this, what are the opportunities to grow in our compassion, and what are the challenges these changes will put on our compassion? Are our current considerations of climate change improperly human-centric? If so, how does this appear in our thoughts and conversations? What is the value of expanding compassion to other animals and life forms and to to global evolution?. 7 - 9 p.m. (Continues 10/16). Free. Brooks Memorial Library, 224 Main St. Information: 802-254-5290; Click for more info on Web in new window.

BRATTLEBORO "Suicide: The Ripple Effect" Film Screening: Health Care and Rehabilitation Services (HCRS) hosts a showing of this new film by Kevin Hines. It chronicles the story of Hines who, at age 19, attempted to take his life by jumping from the Golden Gate Bridge. Since then, Kevin has been on a mission to use his story to help others stay alive and find recovery. Following the presentation, a Q&A discussion will take place regarding the film and suicide prevention. This event is in honor of Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. 4 p.m. Free. Hooker-Dunham Theater, 139 Main St. Information: Alice: 802-886-4567 x 2191.

PUTNEY Death and Dying Reading and Discussion Group: Michelle Blake, Putney Library Writer in Residence, and Sandy Hartley, educator and member of Vermont Patient Choices, offer a reading and discussion group on death and dying - a time to share our current thoughts and attitudes, explore our fears and hopes and hear others' experiences. Short readings are available in the Library the week before, as well as some copies of "The Art of Dying Well," a new book by Katy Butler, if people would like to read up on the topic ahead of time. This meeting and talk is offered in conjunction with a presentation by Brattleboro Area Hospice and Patient Choices Vermont, the group responsible for lobbying in favor of Act 39 and ensuring its passage. Reps of both groups will be at the Putney Meadows Common Room the evening of 9/30 to educate those interested in patient choice and medical aid in dying. Putney Public Library's Writer in Residence Programs are made possible by a generous bequest from Dorothy Morris Mudd. 7 p.m. Free. Putney Public Library, 55 Main St. Information: www.patientchoices.org/news-events/your-options-your-autonomy-at-end-of-life-sept-30-in-putney.

BRATTLEBORO Men's Grief Support Group: Men often grieve differently than women, and many men find it easier to express their grief in the company of other men. co-facilitated by Walter Slowinski and Neil Flynn, this group is for men who are grieving a death loss of any type. 3 - 4:30 p.m. 2nd and 4th Wednesdays in the upstairs meeting room. Free. Brattleboro Area Hospice, 191 Canal St. Pre-registration required: Lars Hunter: 802-257-0775 x 10.

TOWNSHEND Chair Yoga: Beginners to yoga are welcome, as is anyone with limited flexibility or an inability to practice on the floor. 1 - 2 p.m. every Wednesday in the Heins Bldg. $5 per class. Grace Cottage Hospital Community Wellness Center, 133 Grafton Rd., Rte. 35. Information: 802-365-3649 or gracecottage.org.

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.

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