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CALENDAR LISTINGS FOR Wednesday, February 

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Ideas and education

"Female Husbands and Their Wives" - Brooks Memorial Librarys February First Wednesday Lecture (via Zoom): Some people, designated female at birth, transcended gender and lived as men in the 18th and 19th centuries, despite tremendous risk of violence. Amherst College History Prof. Jen Manion provides examples of such people and the women they married. Press reports about these relationships exposed dynamic, contested, and varied stories of love, courage, and loss. 7 p.m. Recordings of the event will also be available on the VHC Facebook and YouTube channel. VT Humanities Council's First Wednesdays series is held every month from Oct. through May in nine communities statewide, featuring speakers of national and regional renown. The statewide underwriter for the First Wednesdays 2020-2012 series is the Institute of Museum & Library Services through the VT Dept. of Libraries. Brooks Memorial Library programs are sponsored by the Friends of Brooks Memorial Library: https://friendsofbrookslibraryvt.org. Februarys program is underwritten by The Samara Fund of the VT Humanities Council. Free. Zoom. Register for the live event, which includes an opportunity for questions and answers by attendees: https://vthumanities.wufoo.com/forms/register-for-brattleboro-first-wednesdays/.

Well-being

Taking Steps Brattleboro - Advance Care Planning Question & Answer Info Session (via Zoom, Phone, In-Person): Advance Care Planning includes discussing choices about end-of-life care with your medical provider, family, and others plus choosing and educating your Health Care Agent and making informed decisions to complete an Advance Directive. Anyone over the age of 18 benefits from having a completed Advance Directive. Services include weekly Zoom meetings and individual Advance Care Planning meetings (phone, Zoom, or in-person) to complete an Advance Directive. 10-11 a.m. on Wednesdays. Visit www.vtethicsnetwork.org to see forms, obtain info, ask questions today. More info about Advance Care Planning/to receive a Zoom meeting invitation and/or phone call-in number: Don Freeman, Program Coord., 802-257-0775 x 101. don.freeman@brattleborohospice.org. Hosted by Brattleboro Area Hospice's Taking Steps Brattleboro. Free. Zoom. Information: www.brattleborohospice.org.

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