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KEENE Saxophonists Arno Bornkamp and Kenneth Tse and Pianist Casey Dierlam: EVENT IS CANCELLED. Keene State College, Alumni Recital Hall, Redfern Arts Center, 229 Main St. Information: 603-358-2168.


WESTMINSTER SEVCA offers Free Tax Assistance: Available to community members whose 2019 income is less than $66,000. Sites include Westminster, Windsor, and White River Junction. . Through Thursday, April 9. Free. SEVCA (Westminster), 91 Buck Dr. Make an appointment soon (they fill up fast): 802-722-4575, 800-464-9951.

Kids and families

BRATTLEBORO Co-op Producer of the Month - Global Village Cuisine: EVENT IS CANCELLED. Brattleboro Food Co-op, 2 Main St. Information: 802-257-0236; Click for more info on Web in new window.

BRATTLEBORO Fearless Online Playwrights (FOP): When Shakespeare was quarantined during the plague, he wrote King Lear! Want to try your hand at playwriting? Engage with others in real-time online writing challenges? Write a play that might get staged as one of NEYT's productions? Or just want to goof around with words? FOP is for you! Real-time google doc co-writing projects; Prompts and challenges for solo writing projects; Online games, exercises and goofery. Meets online Tuesdays and Thursdays for real-time engagement. Time to be determined. New England Youth Theatre. Sign-up:


BRATTLEBORO Free Art Class for People in Recovery: EVENT IS CANCELLED. Through Thursday, April 2. River Gallery School, 32 Main St., #201. Information: 802-257-1577; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Community building

PUTNEY Free Food Distribution: All are welcome to come for free produce and some non-perishable items distributed by the Vermont Foodbank and the Putney Foodshelf. Open to anyone in the community. Please bring your own shopping bags. 9:30 - 10:15 a.m. (4th Thurs. of every month). Free. Putney Meadows, 17 Carol Brown Way.

GUILFORD Free Wi-Fi Hotspot in Guilford Center: Guilford residents who do not have home broadband but need to have good internet access, are welcome to use the parking area at the Broad Brook Community Center (formerly the Grange). Access the building wi-fi using the network name is BBCC; the password is bbcc1234. The cell phone reception in the front yard is pretty good too. There is also free wi-fi nearby, outside the Guilford Free Library and the Town Office, though all 3 buildings are now closed to the public. . Through Thursday, March 25. Broad Brook Community Center, 3940 Guilford Center Rd. Information: 802-257-1961.

GUILFORD Keep Yourself Safe and Safely Help Others - COVID-19 Response in Guilford, VT: If you, or anyone you know, is in need of assistance or interested in volunteering to help with anything during the COVID-19 pandemic, including food shopping and delivery, running errands, picking up prescriptions, connecting with physical/mental health professionals, or just to talk to a neighbor, please contact Leah Gessner, Guilford Cares 802-579-1350,, or Verandah Porche, Guilford Selectboard, 802-254-2442, To better understand your and your neighbors' needs, there's also an online survey we urge you to fill out. Answers will be kept confidential and read by Guilford Cares: This notice was put together as a collaboration between Guilford Cares, Guilford Town, and the Broad Brook Community Center in an effort to ensure that all citizens of Guilford have the care they need during the COVID-19 pandemic. Through Thursday, April 30. Guilford Cares.



March 2020