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The written word

Online Writing Workshop - "Set the Scene": Writers of fiction or creative nonfiction need to be able to create dramatic scenes. In this workshop, appropriate for beginning or experienced writers, we will explore techniques for strengthening your scenes through the use of setting. Led by Barbara Morrison. 4 - 5 p.m. $10 suggested donation. Zoom. Information: Register:

Ideas and education

Windham County Genealogical Interest Group: Genealogists Jerry Carbone of Whetstone Brook Genealogy, and Wayne Blanchard, Genealogy Volunteer at Rockingham Public Library, facilitate this event. Today's program will focus on a guided tour of the redesigned Vermont State Archives website and using the online Vermont newspapers of record, available to any Vermont resident simply by registering at Part of the session will be devoted to answering genealogical research questions and planning topics for the next meeting. 10 a.m. - 12 noon. Future meetings will be bi-monthly, alternating between Brooks Memorial Library (Brattleboro) and Rockingham Library (Bellows Falls). Dates/times to be announced. Info:; Free and open to the public. Limited to the first 30 people who register. Windham County Genealogical Interest Group. Register:

Kids and families

BRATTLEBORO Free Breakfast Sandwiches for Anyone Who Needs Food: These sausage and cheese egg sandwiches are made fresh with local eggs and sausage. Sausage donation and catering by CherryRail Farm with additional donations and support from Pete and Gerry's Eggs, Against the Grain, Brown and Roberts, Leader Home Center and Wendy's. To honor social distancing, place your order at the drive-up order area and then drive up to the pick up station. Socially-distanced walk-ups are also welcome. 9 a.m. - 12 noon, Sat. and Sun. in May and June. Through Sunday, May 17. Retreat Farm, 45 Farmhouse Sq. Information: Jim:



May 2020