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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

NEWFANE "Dawnland" (Film about Restorative Practices): This Emmy-awarded film is about restorative practices helping to reckon with injustice involving our indigenous communities in Maine. Presented by Restorative Community Justice of Southern VT and the Moore Free Library. 7 p.m. on the lawn. (Rain date 9/27). Free. Moore Free Library, 23 West St. Information: 802-365-7948; Click for more info on Web in new window.

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.

Empowering and Engaging VT's Woman Landowners (Webinar): Join us for a webinar conversation to learn about the women who own Vermont's forestland. In 2019, Vermont Woodlands Assn., Vermont Coverts, UVM Extension, VT Forests, Parks, and Recreation, VT Fish & Wildlife ,and Vermont Land Trust joined forces to form VT's Women Owning Woodlands Network (WOW-VT). Over the last year, WOW-VT has worked collaboratively to identify the needs of women landowners. This webinar will share what we've learned from women landowners and provides tips and best practices for practitioners in helping women landowners overcome barriers and challenges women face as forest landowners. We hope our insights into the growing, yet under-served audience will spark conversation, questions, and discussions as we discuss ways we can meet their needs. 9 - 10 a.m. Webinar. More info: Kate Forrer, katherine.forrer@uvm.edu. Register: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/2842527138699376142.

PUTNEY Putney Food Drop Distribution: All are welcome to come for free produce and some non-perishable items distributed by the Vermont Foodbank and the Putney Foodshelf. Because of the coronavirus, we have switched to a drive-up model. Please stay in your car. Bags will be provided. Volunteers will put them in your trunk. Open to anyone in the community. 9:30 - 10:15 a.m. (4th Thursday of every month). Please share this information with anyone you think would benefit. Free. Putney Meadows, 17 Carol Brown Way. Information: 802-387-8551.

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 the 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.

Hunger Free Vermont - Quarterly Conference Phone Call and Update: On this call, we'll celebrate the working partnerships that have made a huge difference for improving food security and led to critical successes including: Obtaining $12 million to help summer and school meal programs expand food access for kids in the face of COVID-19; Extending the federal waivers to make universal meals available for all VT children; Launching a series of outreach campaigns to expand enrollment in 3SquaresVT. 1 p.m. Hunger is increasing in VT. It's worse now than at any point of the Great Recession. Learn about our efforts, how you can be involved in our critical campaigns, and share your experiences with the start of the school year and new systems of school meal access. When you RSVP, we'll make sure you receive a recording of the conversation. Phone Call. RSVP: https://mail.google.com/mail/u/2/#inbox/FMfcgxwJXxmKNdKQzMMkWMDXqWwjBGCL Dial 267-930-4000 to join the call (Pin: 320-024-087).

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