CALENDAR LISTINGS FOR Monday, August
Anti-Racism Book Group Kick Off Event (via Zoom): The meeting will discuss and highlight the three books to be studied, the work by the town and the school to address structural racism, and the local work being done to build a community based on equity and inclusion. The books are "White Fragility" by Robin DiAngelo, "So You Want to Talk About Race" by Ijeoma Oluo, and "My Grandmother’s Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Mending of Our Minds and Hearts," by Resmaa Menakem. 7 p.m. This is a project of our town's Equity and Inclusion Committee and the Putney Central School Leadership Council. Putney Library has copies of each book and audiobooks which can be reserved: 802-387-4407, firstname.lastname@example.org. Zoom. Information: Register with Jaime Contois: 603-504-2906 (leave your phone number and email address).
BRATTLEBORO Everyone Eats! Pick up Ready-Made Meals: This food relief pilot program leverages federal relief funds to engage local restaurants in making to-go meals for anyone in Brattleboro, Guilford, Vernon, Dummerston, Putney whose food security is challenged by the COVID-19 crisis due to un/under-employment, homelessness, other financial challenges. Eight Brattleboro restaurants, including Yalla and Dosa Kitchen, are providing 150 meals per day. 4-6 p.m. Mon.-Thur., in parking lot. Individuals and households can pick up meals in the parking lot. First-come, first-served. You will receive one individually packaged cold ready-to-eat or heat & serve dinner for each person you request a meal for. Organizations can pick up pre-ordered meals at Mama Sezz in W. Brattleboro. Through Thursday, August 27. Free. (Base cost of each meal is $10 but any donation will be appreciated). C. F. Church Building, 80 Flat St. Information: www.brattleboro.com/everyoneeats, email@example.com (questions).