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Musica Franklin Fun Fest (Facebook and YouTube): Featured family-friendly performance lineup includes: The Gaslight Tinkers in their debut family concert; Shoshana Bass (Fritzi's Flea Circus puppet show); Carrie Ferguson (children's concert); Todd Roach (Turkish and middle eastern percussion); Keith Murphy and Becky Tracy (traditional Celtic, French Canadian and original tunes). Tune in at 5:30 p.m. for new releases of pre-recorded performances. Through Friday, June 5. Free. Musica Franklin. Information:;

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. Retreat Farm, 45 Farmhouse Sq. Information: Jim:

Community building

Planned Parenthood: The health and safety of our patients and employees is our top priority. We also know that your sexual and reproductive health care can't wait. That's why our doors remain open and why we are committed to meeting all the needs of our current and new patients. We are now trying to serve as many patients over the phone or over a secure video conference as possible, while still offering in-person visits when necessary. This change will allow us to serve as many patients in need as possible, in the safest way possible and will help protect you, our staff, and our communities from the spread of COVID-19. . Planned Parenthood of Northern New England. More information / locations:

Rich Earth Institute - Intro to Peecycling (Facebook): Join us to learn about how reclaiming urine as a resource helps create clean rivers and sustainable farms - and how you can get involved. 5 p.m. Register in advance: After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with info about joining the meeting. Rich Earth Institute. Information: Event: (Website:



May 2020