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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.

BELLOWS FALLS Canal Street Art Gallery: Vermont Summer Group Show - All Mediums, All Subjects, All Art (Virtual Gallery): Nineteen artists: Clare Adams, enamel painted glass; Penelope Arms, oil and acrylic painting; Zoee Blossom, cyanotype prints; Jean Cannon, oil and acrylic painting; Sloane Dawson, found object sculpture; Spaulding Dunbar, original photography; Carolyn Enz Hack, metal and mixed media sculpture; Nancy Fitz-Rapalje, oil painting; Kim Grall, painted mixed media sculpture; Felicity Haselton, mixed media painting; Deedee Jones, pastel painting; Carol Keiser, acrylic painting; Susan MacNeil, acrylic painting; Jeanne McMahan, oil painting; Lisa Eckhardt McNealus, acrylic painting; Charles Norris-Brown, ink drawing, ink wash, and watercolor painting; MC Noyes, oil painting; Rodrica Tilley, pastel painting; Kathleen Zimmerman, serigraphic prints. . Through Saturday, September 12. Canal Street Art Gallery. Information: http://canalstreetartgallery.com (In-gallery viewing appointments: 802-289-0104, artinfo@canalstreetartgallery.com).

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.

Music

Brattleboro Womens Chorus - Open Sing (via Zoom): Try Chorus out as the 25th annual fall semester beings. Open to anyone age 10 and up who identifies as a woman or non-binary and whose vocal range comfortably includes the A in the middle of the treble staff. 10 - 11:30 a.m. and 7 - 8:30 p.m. (Also 9/10: 10 - 11:30 a.m. and 7 - 8:30 p.m.). Sliding scale fee, family and student rates, and financial aid are available (pay online or via mail). Zoom. Information: Registration required for Zoom link: www.BrattleboroWomensChorus.org.

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 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 the next morning.). Marlboro Community Center, 524 South Rd. Information: Deliveries made through Marlboro Cares for those needing assistance. To arrange delivery: 802-258-3030.

Historical Society Silent Online Auction: The Auction, originally scheduled for last March as part of the Society's annual Soup Fest/Silent Auction fundraiser, was cancelled due to Covid-19. But you can still support the Society's mission of preserving our County's Heritage by participating in the Online Auction. A selection of items were generously donated by local businesses and individuals are available for bidding Online. Proceeds from the auction will support the Historical Society and the West River Railroad Museum. Ends 9/4 at 12 noon. After purchasing the Newfane Railroad Station in 2014, the Historical Society restored the 1880 Depot building and Water Tank House. The West River Railroad Museum opened in 2017. The Historical Society has an extensive collection of West River Railroad artifacts, documents, photographs which are on display in the Museum. The restored Railroad Station provides a visual and accessible presentation for all ages as well as an engaging teaching tool for educators and parents. The Railroad Museum and the Society's County Museum are open weekends 12 noon-5 p.m. through mid-Oct. Through Friday, September 4. Livestream. Information: Auction items: www.historicalsocietyofwindhamcounty.org.

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. 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.

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