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Ideas and education

Harvard Postcolonial Theorist Homi K. Bhabha in Conversation - SIT Critical Conversations (Webinar): Prof. Homi K. Bhabha converses on conceptual imaginings of society in an era marked by "the governance of the unprepared," "the fragility of democracy," "tribal nationalism," and racism. Dr. Bhabha is the Anne F. Rothenberg Prof. of the Humanities in the English and Comparative Literature Depts. at Harvard and is considered one of the most influential voices of the past 100 years. 12 noon - 2 p.m. Free. Webinar. Information: For more about this Fall Series and to Register:


BRATTLEBORO Kevin Parry hosts Open Mic for Acoustic Musicians: 6 - 8 p.m. every Monday. Sign up in person after 5 p.m. on Mondays. River Garden Marketplace, 157 Main St. Information:,


BRATTLEBORO Women's Adult Basketball Open Gym & Pickup Games: This program is for women 18 years old and older, and all participants must be out of high school. 6 - 8:30 p.m. Offered by the Brattleboro Parks & Recreation Dept. on Mondays (ending when season games begin). Masks required in all town buildings. By donation. Gibson-Aiken Center, 207 Main St. Information: 802-254-5808; Click for more info on Web in new window.

BRATTLEBORO Open Gym & Game Room: Mondays: 3-5 p.m., K-6th grade; Tuesdays: 3-5 p.m., 7-12th grade; Wednesdays: 3-4:45 p.m., K-6th grade; Thursdays: 3-5 p.m., 7th-12th grade; Fridays: 3-5 p.m., K-6th grade; Saturdays: 1-3:30, 7th-12th grade and adults. Participants under the age of 18 need to have a completed waiver signed by a legal guardian on file as well as updated emergency contact information. Through Saturday, April 30. Free. Brattleboro Recreation and Parks Dept., 207 Main St. Information: 802-254-5808; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Community meals

BRATTLEBORO Veggie Van Go (Vermont Food Bank): Free produce for people to take home. 10-11 a.m. - 1st and 3rd Mondays of the month in parking lot across street from main entrance. Drive through model: Stay in your vehicle. If walking, see a VT Foodbank associate but stay 6 ft. back. No income requirements, registration, paperwork. You do not need to be present to get food - you may ask someone to pick up on your family's behalf. Brattleboro Union High School, 131 Fairground Rd. Information: Questions: Kira Sawyer-Hartigan, WSESU Site Coordinator: 802-254-3730,



October 2021