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CALENDAR LISTINGS FOR Wednesday, February 

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The written word

GUILFORD Talk About Books - "The Guest Book" by Sarah Blake: Some participants attend regularly and others come for a specific title of interest. Over seven years, we have discussed about 75 books on numerous topics and genres. Our meetings are open to everyone. 6:30 p.m. Free. Guilford Free Library, 4024 Guilford Center Rd. Request a copy: 802-257-4603.

Film and video

BRATTLEBORO "Vincent Scully - An Art Historian Among Architects": This 2010 film is a tribute to and study of America's famous art historian, Vincent Scully. The son of the documentary's subject, architect Dan Scully, will be a special guest at the screening and will lead a discussion on his father's life and work. 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. screening. Part of the Architecture & Design Film Series (monthly). Free. One Eighteen Elliot, 118 Elliot St. Information: ; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Music

E. DOVER Men of High Degree: Acoustic music. Featuring Rob Hubert and Mike McMahon. 6 - 8 p.m. Free. Dover Town Hall, 190 Taft Brook Rd. Information: 802-348-7488.

BRATTLEBORO Music by Andy Davis, Laurie Indenbaum & Jim Fownes - The Full Catastrophe: Laurie on fiddle, Andy on accordion, and Jim on piano have decades of experience in town halls, granges, schools, and camps playing for country dances. The three musicians will share some of the stories behind the music, anecdotes and strange events in the travels of a rural dance musician. Who knows - maybe a dance will break out. 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.

Recreation

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.

Kids and families

BRATTLEBORO Charlie Needs a Cloak Storybook Walk: Led by the Retreat Farm education team, families will enjoy a well-loved winter children's book while walking from page to page, finishing with a cup of hot cocoa. Come dressed ready for a winter adventure. 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. $5 donation per family appreciated. Retreat Farm, 45 Farmhouse Sq. Information: 802-490-2270; Click for more info on Web in new window.

WILMINGTON There's Magic in the Air! - Comedy Magic Show: With Ed Popielarczyk from the Flea Circus. 2 p.m. Free. Pettee Memorial Library, 16 S. Main St. Information: 802-464-8557; Click for more info on Web in new window.

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.

Well-being

BRATTLEBORO Lunchtime Yoga for Co-op Shareholders: All-levels, led by a different local teacher each week. Bring a yoga mat. 12 noon - 1 p.m. every Wed. Free (only open to shareholders). Brattleboro Food Co-op Community Room, 7 Canal St. Information: 802-246-2821; Click to e-mail for more information.

BRATTLEBORO Mid-Day Meditation: Join Vera Riley as she leads a weekly meditation time to create more peace and relaxation in your life. The gathering includes instruction, practice and Q&As. Vera encourages folks to come by, even if it's only for a few minutes. Just 5 minutes can make a difference in your day. 1:15 - 1:45 p.m. on Wednesdays (use Canal St. entrance). Free. Brattleboro Food Co-op Community Room, 7 Canal St. Information: 802-246-2821; Click to e-mail for more information.

Pets

PUTNEY Demystifying 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. Join Jessalyn Pennington, Feline Specialist at Windham County Humane Society for a slide show and talk that will help cat lovers better understand their friends. We will cover the basics of cat body language along with some commonly misunderstood cat behaviors. While questions are encouraged, this class is not designed to identify or correct individual cat behavior issues. 6:30 p.m. Free. Putney Public Library, 55 Main St. Information: 802-387-4407; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Dance

BRATTLEBORO "Shall We Dance?" - East Coast Swing: East Coast Swing is always fun and one of the easier dances to learn. It comes out of the big band and early rock and roll eras. Carry in your dance shoes; singles welcome. 6 p.m. on Wednesdays (4 weeks). Through Wednesday, March 11. $15 drop-in. Headroom Stages, 17 Elliot St. Information: Ray Warren: 802 579-9990, ray@shallwedance.biz.

Community meals

LONDONDERRY Soup Social: 12 noon - 1 p.m. Free. Neighborhood Connections, The Meeting Place, Rte. 100, 5700 Marketplace (across from the p.o.). Information: 802-824-4343; Click to e-mail for more information.

LONDONDERRY Monthly Soup Socials: Share a warm meal and conversation. 12 noon - 1 p.m. (Repeats 3/18/2020). Free. Neighborhood Connections, The Meeting Place, Rte. 100, 5700 Marketplace (across from the p.o.). Reserve your spot/transportation needs: Maggie or Noreen: 802-824-4343.

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