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The written word

Online Writing Workshop: "Make a Scene" (Part 1): In this workshop, appropriate for beginning or experienced writers, we’ll examine techniques for writing dramatic scenes. Led by Barbara Morrison. 4 - 5 p.m. $10 suggested donation. Zoom. Information: Register:

Ideas and education

Windham County Genealogy Interest Group (via Zoom): Genealogists Jerry Carbone of Whetstone Brook Genealogy, and Wayne Blanchard, Genealogy Volunteer at Rockingham Public Library, will facilitate the event sponsored by Rockingham Public Library and Brooks Memorial Library. This program focuses on using genealogical software, RootsMagic, and Reunion, which are tools to assist in constructing a family tree and keeping track of your research. Part of the session will be devoted to sharing our genealogical research questions and planning topics for the next meeting. 10 a.m. - 12 noon. Open to the first 30 people who register: Free. Zoom. Information:


Yellow Barn Summer Artist Residency Live-Stream Concert Series: Works by Hersant, Shostakovich, Golijov, and MacMillan. Concert airs on Yellow Barn's website at 7:30 p.m. and again at 2 p.m. the following afternoon. Free. Livestream. Information: 802-387-6637,,

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:

Community building

NEWFANE Restorative Community Justice of Southern Vermont - "Conflict Resolution Circle": Learn what it takes to facilitate a conflict resolution circle, explore how to get full communication between parties, how to remain multi-partial and how to hold a safe space to enable healing and resolution. With co-facilitators Dan DeWalt and Laurie Rabut. 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Masks and social distancing required. Visit to sign up for the weekly newsletter to receive updates. Free. Moore Free Library, 23 West St. Information: Register:

Community meals

PUTNEY Putney Foodshelf: 9 - 11 a.m. weekly on Saturdays. Drive-up or walk-up service only. Free. Putney Community Center, Christian Sq. Information: 802-387-4102; Click to e-mail for more information.



August 2020