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The written word

LONDONDERRY So You Want to Write a Children's Book? (In Person or Zoom): Stephen Swinburne will discuss the nuts and bolts of writing a book for children - research, first drafts, rewriting, proposals, pitching an editor/agent, illustrations or photographs, promotion. Whether you are a beginner or intermediate writer - or have a dream of one day writing a children's book - he has useful, practical advice. Swinburne the authored over 35 children's books influenced by his extensive travel to "faraway lands." His latest, "Giraffe Math, will be available in 2021. 4 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. humor-filled minutes. Free. Neighborhood Connections, The Meeting Place, Rte. 100, 5700 Marketplace (across from the post office). Information: Register:

Kids and families

NEWFANE "Imagine Your Story" Reading and Activity: Join Courtney for fun stories and fables from around the world and do a craft or movement activity, too!. 10:30 - 11 a.m. The Library is open for families afterwards. Free. Moore Free Library, 23 West St. Information: 802-365-7948; Click for more info on Web in new window.


Overeaters Anonymous (via Zoom): Overeaters Anonymous is a community of people who support each other in order to recover from compulsive eating and food behaviors. We welcome everyone who feels they have a problem with food. 7 - 8 p.m. (Tuesdays). Zoom. Information: For more info, join us on Zoom, call Jude: 802-579-3377,

Community building

Conversation Cafe "How to Support Friends/How to Receive Support from Friends (via Zoom): 11 a.m. - 12 noon. Offered by The Inclusion Center. Website: Zoom. Information: Link:

Arts and crafts

BRATTLEBORO Brattleboro Senior Center Mixed Fiber Arts Group: Bring your fiber art project to work on while socializing and enjoying the company of other crafters in a room that promotes social distancing. Crochet, knitting, Swedish weaving, hand sewing, and more are all welcome to join this group. This is a freelance and self-guided program. All abilities welcome. 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Tues. and Thurs. year-round in the dining room area. Open to anyone 55 years of age or older. Physical distancing/face masks. Special needs/more info: Sarah Clark, 257-7570, By donation. Brattleboro Senior Center, 207 Main St. Information: Reservations required: 802-257-7570.



August 2020