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The written word

Online Writing Workshop - "Let them speak: Dialogue" (Zoom): In this workshop, appropriate for beginning or experienced writers, we'll examine techniques for writing effective dialogue. Led by Barbara Morrison. 4 - 5 p.m. $10 suggested donation. Zoom.


Vermont Jazz Center - The Convergence Quartet (Livestream): The VJC's artistic director, Eugene Uman, presents the culmination of a year's worth of composing and collaborating. Listeners can expect a "convergence" of the music he loves in a mash-up of styles where groove is king. Original compositions influenced by Colombian rhythms, funk, gospel and bebop. Uman (piano and compositions), Wanda Houston (vocals), David Picchi (electric and acoustic bass), Jon Fisher (drums). 8 p.m. Livestream. Information:

Farmers' markets

BRATTLEBORO Brattleboro Area Farmers' Market - "Shop and Go": 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Saturdays (10 - 11 a.m. still reserved for high-risk customers). Through Saturday, October 31. Brattleboro Area Farmers Market, 570 Western Ave., Rt. 9, near covered bridge. 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 June. Through Sunday, June 21. Retreat Farm, 45 Farmhouse Sq. Information: Jim:

Community building

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. 12:30 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:



June 2020