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Visual arts and shows

Conversation - "Holding Space: Reflections on Children of the Sun" (via Zoom and Facebook Live): In her debut solo museum exhibition, Jennifer Mack-Watkins explores history, recalls childhood memories, imagines joy, and acknowledges the importance of positive representation of African Americans. Join Mack-Watkins, Daricia Mia DeMarr of Black Women in Visual Arts, Novella Ford of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture for a spirited conversation about "Children of the Sun," holding space for our own narratives, and what we can learn from the archives. 7 p.m. As a printmaker, parent, educator, Mack-Watkins also shares how she examines her artistic process as a form of resistance against the erasure and invisibility of African American culture. The exhibit is on view at the Brattleboro Museum & Art Center through 6/13. Free. Zoom. For link, visit:

Kids and families

Sing and Dance with Robin (Virtual): Music and movement class for children birth to age 5. We'll sing, learn new songs, do fingerplays, lap bounces, dance, drum, shake instruments, sway scarves to the music, and end with a read aloud picture book. 10:30 a.m. Part of the Month of the Young Child celebration throughout Windham County. Free. Virtual. Full list of family-friendly events: For link, email

Community building

Building Power Happy Hour - Building a Strong Democracy 2021-2022 Kick-Off (via Zoom): Together, we'll share our thoughts about our work in 2020, and the Lean Left Team will lay out the 2021/2022 strategy for building power and strengthening our democracy. Bring your favorite beverage and join us on zoom for a toast to YOUR work. Hosted by Lean Left Vermont. 4:30 - 6 p.m. Zoom. Reserve your spot:


BRATTLEBORO Paneurhythmy Dance: Beinsa Douno's dance for energy and inspiration is known worldwide. Dance with us!. 8 a.m. Wednesdays and Sundays. Through Wednesday, September 22. Free. Crowell Park/Lot, Western Ave. and Union St. Information: If you want more info: 802-490-2213,



April 2021