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The written word

BRATTLEBORO New Yorker Discussion Group at Brooks Memorial Library: Do you read The New Yorker magazine regularly? Would you like to discuss recent articles with fellow readers? This is an exploratory meeting about forming a New Yorker magazine discussion group. Similar to a book group, participants would bring their favorite articles in the magazine every month for comments and discussion. 7 p.m., 2nd fl., Community Meeting Room. Masks required; wheelchair accessible. Free. Brooks Memorial Library, 224 Main St. Information: 802-254-5290,


BRATTLEBORO Table Tennis: The Brattleboro Area Table Tennis Club is open to ping pong players of all skill levels and ages. The first hour is usually used for warmups and practice; the second hour for competitive games between players of equal skill levels. 6 - 8:30 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Red and Blue Program Room, 3rd fl. Offered by Brattleboro Rec. & Parks. Through Tuesday, April 26. $2 Brattleboro residents, $3 non-Bratt residents. Ten-session punch card: $20 Brattleboro residents, $30 non-Bratt residents. Gibson-Aiken Center, 207 Main St. Credit cards only for online registrations: Cash or check only for in-person registrations. 802-254-5808; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Community building

Addressing Anti-Semitism in Vermont (via Zoom): Hosts Rev. Lisa Sparrow and Rep. Mike Mrowicki are joined by Vt. Senate President Becca Balint. With Anti-Semitic acts ongoing and continuing to rise, recent local incidents inspire this effort to raise the profile of the experience of our Jewish friends/neighbors in VT. Intros followed by video presentation of the first part of the PBS Documentary, "VIRAL- 4 Mutations of Anti-Semitism." Breakout rooms for discussion, including space for our local Jewish friends/neighbors to share their experience of being Jewish in VT. 7 p.m. Zoom. This is a public offering but attendees are asked to register beforehand to receive the link. Email:



October 2021