CALENDAR LISTINGS FOR Tuesday, February
BRATTLEBORO Behind the Scenes as a Rehabilitator - Presentation by Dr. Ron Svec and Fred Homer: Veterinarian Dr. Ron Svec and rehabilitator Fred Homer have worked together for over 30 years, caring for a wide variety of injured birds. They will discuss the demands, surprises, and rewards of their combined efforts to return their patients to the wild. This program is sponsored by the Southeastern VT Audubon Society. 7 p.m. in the upstairs conference room. Free. Brooks Memorial Library, 224 Main St. Information: 802-254-5290; Click for more info on Web in new window.
BRATTLEBORO Intro to Cat Body Language and Behavior: Cats are often described as mysterious or aloof but in reality, they are constantly communicating how they're feeling with their body language. We will cover the basics of cat body language along with some commonly misunderstood cat behaviors. While questions are encouraged by Jessalyn, Feline Specialist with the Windham County Humane Society, this class is not designed to identify or correct individual cat behavior issues. 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.
SAXTONS RIVER Life Drawing Class with David Stern (MSA artistic director): All ages and levels of experience are welcome. 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays. Through Tuesday, March 31. $12 per class, $15 at door (scholarship assistance available). Main Street Arts, 37 Main St. Information: 802-869-2960; Click for more info on Web in new window.
BRATTLEBORO Free Art Class for Youth : 5 - 7 p.m. on Tuesdays. With Julia Zanes and sponsored by the River Gallery School. Through Tuesday, March 24. Free. Drop-ins welcome. Boys & Girls Club, 17 Flat St. Information: 802-254-5990; Click for more info on Web in new window.
BRATTLEBORO Retreat Farm - Winter Playground: Winter adventure awaits! Join us on the Farm for guided snowshoe walks, campfires with homemade marshmallows, face painting, Abenaki storytelling, farm animals, and more. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Through Sunday, February 23. Varies. Retreat Farm, 45 Farmhouse Sq. Information: www.retreatfarm.org/winterplayground.
BRATTLEBORO Lunch Time Zumba Class: Adrasteia Andrews offers this workout combining all elements of fitness - a fitness-party with Latin and international rhythms blended to create a fun aerobic workout and a great way to boost your energy, increase flexibility, condition muscles, and feel amazing each time you leave! Open to anyone 16 years old and up. Sponsored by Brattleboro Rec & Parks. 12:10 - 1:10 p.m. in the Blue Room on Tuesdays. Showers available for after class use. Waiver with parent signature required for 16 to 18-year-olds. Through Tuesday, April 21. $5 ($7 non-Brattleboro residents) per class. Gibson-Aiken Center, 207 Main St. Information: 802-254-5808; Click for more info on Web in new window.
GRAFTON Brave Bears Winter Camp: Hands-on and fun experiences for ages 6 to 9 that connect campers with the natural world during this special season. Campers will spend most of their day outdoors immersed in a winter world enjoying snowshoeing, animal tracking, campfire safety, snow-play, and museum exploration. 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. $30 per day, $50 for both days (scholarships available upon request). Nature Museum, 186 Townshend Rd. Information: 802-843-2111, firstname.lastname@example.org.
BRATTLEBORO Nature Explorers Winter Camp: During school vacation, children in grades 1 to 4 will create art for animals, follow the tracks of animals, build snow shelters, learn how animals survive winter, and explore the wonders of winter. 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Presented by the Bonnyvale Environmental Education Center (BEEC). Through Friday, February 21. $45 per day for BEEC members ($55 non-members). Winston Prouty Center, 209 Austine Dr. Information: Register: 802-257-5785, www.BEEC.org.
NEWFANE Story Time Yoga: This class, taught during school vacation by Courtney Perkins of Newfane Village Yoga, features a different story each day and incorporates gentle yoga moves that people of all ages can try. After story time, lunch will be provided at the Newfane Congregational Church. 10:30 - 11:30 am, followed by lunch at Newfane Congregational Church. Families/caregivers can bring kids of any age. Children over age 10 can come on their own. Through Friday, February 21. Free. Moore Free Library, 23 West St. Information: 802-365-7948.
BRATTLEBORO Winter Carnival Hot Chocolate & Pretzels: Come and "cozy up" at the Co-op with a cup of hot cocoa and a warm pretzel (both of which the kids will make!). 1 - 2 p.m. or 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. (choose one). Use Canal St. entrance. Free for all. Brattleboro Food Co-op Cooking Classroom, 7 Canal St. Space is limited - sign up early: 802-246-2821, shareholders@BrattleboroFoodCoop.coop.
BRATTLEBORO Brattleboro Walk-In Clinic: Primary medical treatment for patients ages 18-64 in our community who do not have health insurance or who cannot afford their high deductibles or co-insurance. 5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. on Tuesdays. Brattleboro Walk-In Clinic, 191 Clark Ave. Information: 802-251-8484; Click for more info on Web in new window.