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BRATTLEBORO Sarasa Ensemble presents "In Search of Beethoven": These performances will trace the teachers and influential composers who inspired and pushed Beethoven's innovations. The program includes Haydn's String Quartet, Op. 103; Beethoven's String Trio Prelude and Fugue in E minor (from a Sketch for Albrechtsberger); Emmanuel Aloys Forster's String Quartet in D minor, Op. 21 No. 2; J.S. Bach's Contrapunctus 14 from "Art of Fugue"; and Beethoven's String Quartet in G major, Op. 18, No. 2. Performers include Christina Day Martinson and Jesse Irons on violin, Jason Fisher on viola, and Timothy Merton on cello. 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. - two limited-seating concerts. Brattleboro Music Center follows State of VT/Town of Brattleboro COVID guidelines. $20, $10 students, free for ages 12 and under. Brattleboro Music Center, 72 Blanche Moyse Way. Information: 802-257-4523; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Community meals

BRATTLEBORO Veggie Van Go (Vermont Food Bank): Free produce and local food for people to take home. 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. in the parking lot across street from main entrance. Drive through model: Stay in your vehicles. If you are walking: See a VT Foodbank associate but stay 6 ft. back. No income requirements, registration, paperwork to participate. You do not need to be present to get food - you may ask someone to pick up on your family's behalf. Upcoming schedule: 2/1 (Friday), Mondays: 2/15, 3/1, 3/15, 4/5, 4/19, 5/3, 5/17, 6/7, 6/21. Brattleboro Union High School, 131 Fairground Rd. Information: Questions: Kira Sawyer-Hartigan, WSESU Veggie Van Go Program Coord: 802-254-3730,

BELLOWS FALLS Everyone Eats has Returned: Rockingham Help & Helpers announces that community members can again collect meals for their household and up to three other households. First-come, first-served basis. 10 - 11 a.m. on Fridays and 5 - 6 p.m. on Wednesdays. (Meals are also distributed through Our Place, Bellows Falls Senior Center, Westminster Cares, Grafton Community Church - check days and times). Free. Parks Place Community Center, 44 School St. Information: Sam at the Rockingham Free Public Library, 802-463-4270,, or



January 2021