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CALENDAR LISTINGS FOR Thursday, October 

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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.

Well-being

Medicare Open Enrollment: A Senior Solutions local Medicare counselor can: Help you compare your current Medicare health or drug plan with other Medicare plan choices; Help you sign up for a new plan; Help you avoid high-pressure sales tactics. . Through Monday, December 7. Phone Call. Information: 802-885-2669.

Community building

PUTNEY Putney Food Drop Distribution: All are welcome to come for free produce and some non-perishable items distributed by the Vermont Foodbank and the Putney Foodshelf. Because of the coronavirus, we have switched to a drive-up model. Please stay in your car. Bags will be provided. Volunteers will put them in your trunk. Open to anyone in the community. 9:30 - 10:15 a.m. (4th Thursday of every month). Please share this information with anyone you think would benefit. Free. Putney Meadows, 17 Carol Brown Way. Information: 802-387-8551.

Activism

What Happens AFTER Election Day? (Online): While keeping people focused on a strong, robust election process where everyone votes and everyone's votes are counted is a must, many of us are also thinking about November 4th. What happens AFTER election day? We're hoping for an anti-Trump landslide and a peaceful transition, but we're also preparing for a contested election or something much worse. Join 350Brattleboro and allies for an interactive workshop to discuss the main scenarios that national movement groups think are the most possible outcomes and to brainstorm with our community about what we’d want to do right here in Brattleboro. Ideas may range from direct action to mutual aid to healing circles to protests in the street - we don’t know what we'll come up with (or what will happen) but we do know we'll need some way to be in community for it. Come with your affinity group or others you'd want to organize with - or by yourself with your ideas! Start thinking about what you will need in that chaotic time and connect with others who are thinking similarly. 6 - 8 p.m. Hosted by Root Social Justice Center, Lost River Racial Justice, The Tenants Union of Brattleboro. Link for resources about what post-election may look like: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1n4Cj9fjgGqFfxFs9ubp2m3gceDvErBM7mZzWB23DCHg/edit. Online. Questions: Contact Sonia at trainings@350vt.org. RSVP for link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdriBNDj3x4qAyuca9uMW3ycoWrHefRC4F8Wgu-_1n4bPaDAw/viewform.

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