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Visual arts and shows

BRATTLEBORO Five New Exhibits at the Brattleboro Museum & Art Center: "All Flowers Keep the Light" explores ways flowers can represent both loss and hope. The latest edition of GLASSTASTIC features fabulous new creatures as well as a look back at a decade of this collaboration between students and glass artists. Adria Arch's sculpture installation mirrors the movements of the Connecticut River. Kenny Rivero's drawings speak to themes that include Afro-Caribbean faith, Anglo-Caribbean sensibilities, and Afro-Futurism. Jennifer Mack-Watkins's "Children of the Sun" uses images of dolls as a narrative framework to celebrate Black voices. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wed.-Sun. Walk-ins welcome or make a reservation. If you can't visit in person, new 3D virtual tours are available on our website. Through Sunday, June 13. Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, 28 Vernon St. Information: 802-257-0124; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Conversation - "Palm Oil, Rum, Honey, Yellow Flowers" (via Zoom and Facebook Live): Dominican-American visual artist/musician Kenny Rivero discusses his first solo museum exhibition. Curated by Sarah Freeman, this exhibition reveals his lifelong fascination with the meaning and histories of everyday objects and his passion for collecting discarded material. According to Rivero, the works on view at BMAC explore death, violence, fear, faith, spirituality, war, and magic. The setting is an abstracted landscape informed by the people, architecture, culture, and aesthetics of Washington Heights in New York and the Dominican Republic. 7 p.m. Exhibit is on view at the Brattleboro Museum and Art Center through 6/13. Free. Zoom. For link, visit: www.brattleboromuseum.org.

Kids and families

BRATTLEBORO Everyone's Books: 15% off Children's Books for the whole month and 20% off for Store Members: Offered as part of the Month of the Young Child celebration throughout Windham County. Through Friday, April 30. Free. Everyones Books, 25 Elliot St. Visit www.winstonprouty.org/moyc for a full list of family-friendly events. 802-254-8160; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Community meals

GUILFORD Guilford Cares Food Pantry Curbside Service (Everyone Eats Food Distribution): The Guilford Cares Food Pantry continues to operate during the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure food security for all our citizens and vulnerable populations. They're well stocked with staples you need for your family and are following viral guidelines to limit risk. 5 - 6 p.m. every Thursday. Guilford Fairgrounds, 761 Weatherhead Hollow Rd. Information: Questions, concerns, donations: 802-257-0626; guilfordcaresvt@gmail.com.

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