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Visual arts and shows

BRATTLEBORO Amy Arbus - Photographs from "On the Street - 1980-1990": This cutting edge series of photographs resonates today with the nostalgic yearning for the innocence and idealism of an earlier time. Wed.-Sun: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. COVID-19: Visitors required to wear face masks/maintain distance of 6 ft. Photos are laid out to allow for comfortable/safe viewing with markers on floor. Through Sunday, November 22. Free. Mitchell-Giddings Fine Arts, 183 Main St. Information: 802-251-8290; Click for more info on Web in new window.


Putney School Fall Programs - Visual Arts: Animation (Online): Animation workshop for teens taught by artist/teacher Peter Wallis. 7 - 9 p.m. for 6 weeks. Through Wednesday, November 18. $300. Online. Register:, Info: 802-387-6297.


"Ready, Set, Vote! 2020 Presidential Election" (Online): Curious about the upcoming presidential election? Wondering whether you can trust the polls? Have questions about how the Electoral College works or which Senate races to watch? Join UVM political scientist Ellen Andersen to discuss these questions and more. 2:30 - 4 p.m. $10. Online. Information: osher-lifelong-learning/olli-at-uvm-distinguished-speaker-series.


Advance Care Planning/Advance Directive Question and Answer Information (via Zoom): Advance Care Planning includes discussing choices about end-of-life care with your medical provider, family, and others along with choosing and educating your Health Care Agent and making informed decisions about limiting or accepting potentially life-prolonging treatments near EOL or when diagnosed with a serious medical condition. Anyone over age of 18 benefits from having a completed Advance Directive. Visit to see forms and obtain information to ask questions. Zoom. Call or email with your contact info so you can receive the emailed Zoom invitation and/or phone call-in number: 802-257-0775 x 101,

Community building

Southeastern Vermont CISMA (Cooperative Invasive Species Management Areas) - via Zoom: Join Sam Schneski, Windham County Forester, and Pieter van Loon, VT Land Trust Lead Forester for a discussion based on some of the primary non-native plant invaders found in the forests of Southern Vermont. What are the characteristics of invasive plants that allow them to thrive in a forest? How do we handle them, when is it the right time to do something, and what takes priority? . 7 p.m. Format: 15-minute presentation followed by 45 minutes for Q&A. Free. Zoom. Advance registration required:



October 2020