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Yellow Barn Summer Artist Residency Live-Stream Concert Series: Gyorgy Kurtag: Kafka Fragments. Concert airs on Yellow Barn's website at 7:30 p.m. and again at 2 p.m. the following day. Free. Livestream. Information: 802-387-6637,,

Kids and families

BRATTLEBORO Summer Meals for Kids and Teens - Grab & Go Breakfast and Lunch: 12-12:30 a.m.(new time) Monday through Friday at back door. Pick-up can also be arranged at a different location. Questions: Ali West at 802-451-3558, Through Friday, August 14. Free (ages 18 and under). Brooks Memorial Library, 224 Main St. Complete survey to let us know you are coming and any dietary restrictions:

Community building

BRATTLEBORO Groundworks - This week's donation Wish List: Deodorant, Disposable Razors, Umbrellas, Men's belts, Notebooks and pens, Playing cards and classic board games like chess, Benadryl, Sunblock, Bug spray. (Also see Activism). 5 - 7 p.m. Pliny Park, Corner Main & High St.

Community Circle - Hosted by Living Earth Action Group (Zoom): Join us. We'll each say hello and perhaps share some news. Then we'll ask the main question: "What Are You Making?" That could mean pickles, tinctures, new garden, jam, writing a book, building a shed for your llama, freezing eggplant parmesan, whatever you are making, we'd love to hear about it and even see it on the Zoom camera. 5 - 6:30 p.m. (Living Earth Action Group had been meeting weekly since Jan. 2017 in Westminster West.). Free. Zoom. Information: Register with Guy Payne:

Arts and crafts

NEWFANE Friday Morning Art Group: All mediums and levels of art experience welcome. 9:30 a.m. - 12 noon. Ongoing on Fridays. Free. Moore Free Library, 23 West St. Information: 802-365-7948; Click for more info on Web in new window.


BRATTLEBORO Solidarity Fridays - Our Struggles Are Connected: This week: We'll make signs in yellow and black to promote consistency and solidarity among our coalition and make connections between the struggles of the people on a global scale. From the annexation of land and occupation of Palestine, to brutal weaponized tactics of Federal agents against Portland protesters, to the systemic racism rampant across the world, and to local efforts toward examining police brutality and safety in Brattleboro, in the diversity of our struggles we are all united!. 5-7 p.m. every Friday. Focus on current local/national issues. Bring signs, banners, chalk, noise makers and rally for the world we want. Masks required (extra masks passed out to those without one.) Hand sanitizer on site. Organized by Brattleboro Solidarity, The Root Justice Center, Tenants Union of Brattleboro, and Lost River Racial Justice. Show Up! Participate! Discuss! (Also see Community Building). Pliny Park, Corner Main & High St.



August 2020