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CALENDAR LISTINGS FOR Thursday, September 

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Visual arts and shows

BRATTLEBORO Brattleboro Museum and Art Center - View 8 previously shuttered Exhibits: Alison Wright: "Grit and Grace, Women at Work," Roger Clark Miller: "Transmuting the Prosaic," Steven Rose: "For/While (2020.01)," "Postcards to Brattleboro: 40 Years of Mail Art," Wesley Fleming: "Silvestris, Wild and Untamed." Outside the Museum: John Gibson: "Jazz," a year-long installation in the five window bays extending across the front of BMAC's Union Station, and Bob Boemig's "Land Lift," Dan Snow's "Rock Rest," Jim Cole's "Duet for Dan," and Johnny Swing's "Idle Knot.". 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Wed.-Sun. Face coverings and physical distancing required, maximum visitor capacity limited. Through Monday, October 12. Pay what you wish. Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, 28 Vernon St. Information: 802-257-0124; Click for more info on Web in new window.

BRATTLEBORO "2020 Vision: Photography's Coming of Age": Part of "2020 Vision: Seeing the World Through Technology," a statewide initiative of the Vermont Curators Group, the first photograph was captured in 1827. Nearly two centuries later, humans have significantly adapted and altered not only the design of, but also the practical use of the photographic camera. This unique exhibition features a wide variety of photographic technologies dating from the mid 1800s to today, showcasing a timeline of cameras as well as sample photographs from each era. 12 noon - 5 p.m. Thursday-Sunday. Through Sunday, September 27. Free. Vermont Center for Photography, 49 Flat St. Information: 802-251-6051; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Ideas and education

2020 Rich Earth Institute Virtual Summit - Reclaiming Urine as a Resource (Online): Join us to discuss the future of urine diversion and its re-use as a fertilizer! For the past five years, the Institute’s annual urine diversion summit has brought together researchers, practitioners, industry leaders, policy makers, students, catalyzing new partnerships/ collaborations as we grow the body of knowledge about this innovative practice. Keynote Speaker: Dr. Nancy G. Love, Borchardt and Glysson Collegiate Prof. of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the U. of Michigan and adjunct Professor at the Institute of Biotechnology at Addis Ababa U. In collaboration with students, she works at the interface of water, infrastructure, public health in domestic/global settings. As Principal Investigator of the National Science Foundation's INFEWS project: Advancing Technologies and Improving Communication of Urine­-Derived Fertilizers for Food Production within a Risk­ Based Framework, she'll discuss this project and her vision for the future of urine diversion and reuse. (Continues from 9/15 and 9/16) This year, conference is online. We hope this enables a global audience to participate as we exchange ideas for the future of urine diversion. Query: julia@richearthinstitute.org. Recordings of each panel available after the event to accommodate time zone/scheduling conflicts. RSVP now for updates about the conference - registration info, panel themes, topic lunches, more. Proceeds support members of the Container Based Sanitation Alliance who provide access to safe, dignified, affordable sanitation in dense urban areas otherwise lacking in options. By donation. Online. Information: RSVP: https://forms.gle/vTmFqEvBG5oW3tj7A.

Community building

MARLBORO Marlboro Community Food Share: Fill a grocery bag with non-perishables and fresh local produce. Available for anyone who could use an extra bag of groceries or knows someone who does. To donate: Leave non-perishable food in the donation box at the Marlboro Post Office (collected weekly). 4:30-6:30 p.m. every Thursday. Food will be set up in Marlboro Community Center's entry-way. Enter one person at a time. Bring grocery bag or use ours. Masks required. Gardeners/farmers welcome to donate produce. Wear masks, wash hands when harvesting/handling food. Fresh produce can be dropped off at the Community Center on Thursday from 1-4 p.m. (Leftover produce taken to FoodWorks following morning.). Marlboro Community Center, 524 South Rd. Information: Deliveries made through Marlboro Cares for those needing assistance.To arrange delivery, call in advance: 802-258-3030.

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. Thur. and Tues. 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, sclark@brattleboro.org. By donation. Brattleboro Senior Center, 207 Main St. Information: Reservations required: 802-257-7570.

Community meals

GUILFORD Guilford Cares Food Pantry: The Guilford Cares Food Pantry will continue to operate during the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure food security for all our citizens and vulnerable populations. They are well stocked with the staples you need for your family and are following viral guidelines to limit risk. Guilford Cares welcomes anyone in need of supplemental food for themselves or their families. 5 - 6 p.m. on Thursdays. Remain in your car. A volunteer will give you a "shopping list" (fresh produce, staples, meat, dairy) for you to mark items you would like (bring a pen). Another volunteer will fill a bag (bring one) and bring it to porch where you will pick it up. Questions, concerns, donate groceries/monetary gifts, call Pat Haine: 802-257-0626. If you cannot come due to illness/high risk, call Pat to arrange for food delivery by a volunteer. Broad Brook Community Center, 3940 Guilford Center Rd. Information: More questions/info: 802-579-1350, guilfordcaresvt@gmail.com.

BRATTLEBORO Produce Giveaway!: First come, first served. All are welcome. 11:15 - 2:15 p.m. every Thursday. Free. The River Garden, 157 Main St. Information: 802-246-0982; Click for more info on Web in new window.

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