CALENDAR LISTINGS FOR Monday, February
GUILFORD Parent + Littles Monday Meetup: New play group/gathering for parents and their little ones. The idea is to provide a place for parents, babies, and kids to socialize and play (and realize we're all in this together). We might hang outside if the weather is nice, so feel free to bring a blanket. Apples available, but be sure to bring your own water and snacks if you wish. 10 a.m. - 12 noon on Mondays. Free. Guilford Free Library, 4024 Guilford Center Rd. Information: Ragan Anderson: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. 11 a.m on Mondays. No reservations necessary. Through Monday, March 9. $2 suggested donation. Guilford Community Church, Crnr Rte. 5 and Guilford Center Rd. Information: 802-579-1350, email@example.com.
PUTNEY Artisanal Chocolate and Wine Tasting with Tavernier Chocolates and Putney Mountain Winery: Part of the ongoing Next Stage Culinary programs highlighting local chefs and specialty food curators, this event brings together the exquisite, artisanal chocolate of Brattleboro's Tavernier Chocolate with the locally produced boutique offerings from The Putney Winery. Attendees will be guided through the subtle flavor complexities of these pairings while sampling a variety of artisanal chocolate charcuterie, bars, and bonbons with a selection of taste appropriate Putney Mountain Winery beverages. Putney Mountain Winery crafts innovative recipes for their prize-winning wines and liqueurs and bubbly juices with ingredients including apples, ginger, rhubarb, and black currants to name a few. Boxed Valentine chocolates will be available at the tasting at a discounted price for participants. 7 - 9 p.m. $25 ($28 at door). Next Stage Arts Project, 15 Kimball Hill. Information: 802-387-0102; Click for more info on Web in new window.
BRATTLEBORO All About the Decennial Census of 2020: Counting everyone once, only once, and in the right place. The U.S. Census Bureau is the federal government's largest statistical agency, dedicated to providing current facts and figures about America's people, places, and economy. David Longsmith, a Census Recruiting Asst., presents an overview of the census and shares information about available jobs as "enumerators" or Census Takers. 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.
W. BRATTLEBORO Heading for Extinction And What To Do About It: Concerned about climate change and not sure what to do about it? Join Maria and Ward Ogden for a presentation about Extinction Rebellion, the international, apolitical climate movement that is using non-violent direct action to enact change. Find out about the many ways you can join the climate movement! . 6 - 7 p.m. with Q&A afterwards. All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church, 29 South St. Information: 802-254-9377; Click for more info on Web in new window.