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Celebrations and festivals

BRATTLEBORO All-Ages Hallowe'en Jamboree!: Pumpkin Painting & Carving Party. Musical performance by the Lovelights Theatre Troupe, D.J. Sparkles spins spooky vinyl, costume contest,. The Lovelight's Theatre Troupe presents a quaint old-fashioned musical play. Guests can pose for photos with a new Jack-o'-Lantern alongside a haunted pickup truck or enter a costume contest for local gift certificates. Lionstooth Catering provides local seasonal treats. 3 - 5 p.m. in the outdoor socially-distanced Backlot Cinema. Wear a face mask. Restrooms available, hand sanitizer in multiple locations. $15, $10 for kids, free for ages 4 and under. Each ticket includes a pumpkin and all you need to create a lantern. Epsilon Spires, 190 Main St. Information: Book online and specify number of people:


Peter Galbraith - "US National Security and the Election: What is at Stake" (via Zoom): Galbraith discusses how the choices US voters make will affect US national security interests with regard to the pandemic, climate change, NATO, Europe, the Near East, Iran, China, Russia, and the endless wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, and against terrorism. The talk will be followed by a community Q & A. 4 - 5:30 p.m. Presented by Windham World Affairs Council ( Free. Zoom. Information: Register:

Community building

BRATTLEBORO Weekly Share the Harvest Stand: Pick up FREE fresh veggies and/or drop off surplus from your garden to share. Please bring your own bag(s). COVID protocols in place: physical distancing, masks, sanitizing. Today is our last day for the year. "Share the Harvest" stand is open every Sunday from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.(diagonally across from NYET). Free. Donations (time, surplus from your garden, time trade hours, cash) not required, but graciously accepted. Turning Point, 39 Elm St. Info/volunteer:,


Democracy Defenders Weekly Call - hosted by Rights & Democracy VT and Rights & Democracy NH (via Zoom): Join us for our weekly Democracy Defenders call on Sundays until the election. We'll strategize how to get out the vote, recruit volunteers and poll workers for Election Day, and take collective action after the election to protect our democracy and start healing our country. While we hope to celebrate victory on November 4th, these months of extreme uncertainty have taught us that our best course of action is to be united and prepared. We hope you be with us for these important planning calls. 5 - 6:30 p.m. Zoom. Information: RSVP for link:



October 2020