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Shake off those Winter Doldrums with Writing Alone Together (via Zoom): We are a quiet, friendly group of people delighting in and respectfully exploring spontaneous writing. Writing Alone Together offers you the time, space, support to get your words on the page. Gentle guidelines ensure confidentiality and respectful listening. Prompts nudge your muse. Listening to one another's fresh writing is a precious gift. Led by Rebecca Reuter. 6:15 - 8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays. Limited to 10 participants. Through Wednesday, April 7. $125-$200 sliding scale for 6-week session (Your payment helps provide one scholarship session). Zoom. Information: Email:


Advance Care Planning / Q&A Info Session - hosted by Brattleboro Area Hospice's Taking Steps Brattleboro (via Zoom): Advance Care Planning (ACP) includes discussing choices about end-of-life care with your medical provider, family and others; choosing and educating your Health Care Agent; a and making informed decisions to complete an Advance Directive (AD). Anyone over the age of 18 benefits from having a completed an AD (it's a gift to those you love). 11 a.m. Taking Steps Brattleboro services include a weekly Zoom meeting and individual ACP meetings by phone, Zoom, or in-person to complete an Advance Directive. Visit to see forms/obtain info to ask questions on March 3. Free. Zoom. To receive Zoom information: Don Freeman: or call 802-257-0775 x 101 (leave your contact information).

Conscious Calming (via Zoom): Margaret Miller from the Jamaica Healing Arts and Wellness Center quotes Charles Darwin when she says, "It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent - but the one most responsive to change." We have all had to call upon our resilience to get through these pandemic times. Margaret's presentation will employ practices to help us return to "center," plus a 10-15 min. minute remote Reiki session. 1 - 2:30 p.m. Offered by Neighborhood Connections. Free. Zoom. Register:



March 2021