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Ideas and education

BELLOWS FALLS US Census 2020 Presentation: General overview of the history of the Census and how the 2020 Census will be carried out. Employment information as well as general tips for how to respond to the Census this spring. Frequently Asked Question sheets, business cards to share or to follow up with the Census Bureau on the application process. Gene Woodcock presents. 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Bellows Falls Senior Center, 18 Tuttle St. Information: 855-JOB-2020,,


BRATTLEBORO Tuition-free Job Training for ages 16-24: High school graduates and non-graduates are invited to apply. Students can earn a GED or a high school diploma at the same time they train in one of the 7 vocational careers at Northlands Job Corps Center. Also available: drivers education, basic health care, financial help, and campus housing. 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

PUTNEY Story Time: Former school librarian Susan Hessey reads and tells stories, does pass-arounds, and leads crafts in her fun and engaging thematic story times. Great for ages 2 and up, though children of all ages are welcome. 11 a.m. - 12 noon on Thursdays. Through Thursday, May 28. Free. Putney Public Library, 55 Main St. Information: 802-387-4407; Click for more info on Web in new window.


GUILFORD Falls Prevention Tai Chi Classes: This is a custom Tai Chi practice emphasizing slow, rhythmic movement designed to improve balance, strength, and general well-being. Instructor Leah Gessner is certified by Tai Chi Vermont. Sponsored by Guilford Cares and Senior Solutions Council on Aging for Southeastern VT. Thursdays: 10 a.m. Ongoing, 11 a.m. Beginners. No reservations necessary. Through Thursday, February 27. $2 suggested donation. Broad Brook Community Center, 3940 Guilford Center Rd. Information: 802-579-1350,



January 2020