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Ideas and education

Artist & Curator Conversation: Erick Johnson and Mara Williams (Virtual and Facebook Live): Artist Erick Johnson and curator Mara Williams discuss "Erick Johnson: Double Take." Johnson investigates the permeable edge between painting in the studio and photography in the world. This show is an invitation to investigate how the imagination can span mediums, place, and time. 7:30 p.m. Presented by the Brattleboro Museum & Art Center (show is on view through 10/11). Free. Zoom. A recording will be available online afterward. Link: https://tinyurl.com/366m4tjd.

Ceremonies and memoriams

BRATTLEBORO A Silent Vigil of Loving Kindness: Under a banner that reads, "Holding a Space of Loving Kindness for All Living Beings," we conduct a silent vigil. Our purpose is to serve as a living reminder of the inherent goodness of each of us, as well as our inextricable connection with one another. All are welcome to join us in extending sentiments of loving kindness to all living beings: to family and friends, neighbors and strangers, kindred spirits and adversaries, human and non-human beings, alike. And to ourselves, as well. 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. (for a few minutes or the full hour) on alternating Weds. and Thurs. Choose to stand, kneel, or sit in a chair you bring (stone benches circle the Fountain). Wells Fountain, south side Windham County District Courthouse, Jct . Putney Rd. & Main St. (Rte 30). For more info and to be on the mailing list for future vigils, contact: Tim Stevenson, bereal@vermontel.net.

Community building

GUILFORD Democratic Town Committee Reorganization (In Person and/or Zoom): This month, Democrats are reorganizing their town committees in all 22 towns of Windham County. We're seeing a pattern of behavior from extreme right-wing groups using anger and conspiracy to dominate the civil discourse in our local and state government. Even if you cannot join the reorganization meeting, please sign up to be a member for your town's committee. 7 p.m. This reorganization occurs every two years. This year it is especially important for voters to join their town's committee. Democratic town committees provide us opportunity to organize in support of candidates and policies that are committed to a Vermont that serves all Vermonters. Guilford Town Offices, 236 School Rd. Information: John Hagen: windhamcountydemocratsvt@gmail.com.

BELLOWS FALLS Democratic Town Committee Reorganization (In Person and/or Zoom): This month, Democrats are reorganizing their town committees in all 22 towns of Windham County. We're seeing a pattern of behavior from extreme right-wing groups using anger and conspiracy to dominate the civil discourse in our local and state government. Even if you cannot join the reorganization meeting, please sign up to be a member for your town's committee. 7 p.m. This reorganization occurs every two years. This year it is especially important for voters to join their town's committee. Democratic town committees provide us opportunity to organize in support of candidates and policies that are committed to a Vermont that serves all Vermonters. Rockingham Town Hall, 7 The Square. Information: John Hagen: windhamcountydemocratsvt@gmail.com.

Community meals

PUTNEY Putney Monthly Free Produce Distribution: Monthly food drop of free produce and some non-perishables. All are welcome. 9:30-10:15 a.m. (4th Thurs. of every month). Because of COVID, it's drive-up service. Bags provided. Co-sponsored by The Vermont Foodbank and the Putney Foodshelf. Putney Meadows, 17 Carol Brown Way. White building across from the Putney Co-op and Putney Fire Station .

MARLBORO Marlboro Community Food Share: Fill a grocery bag with non-perishables and fresh local produce. No registration or eligibility needed. This weekly opportunity is available to anyone who could use an extra bag of groceries or knows someone who does. Food will be set up in the entry-way to the Marlboro Community Center. For proper social distancing, enter one person at a time. Bring a grocery bag or use ours. Masks required. 4:30-5:30 p.m. Every Thursday in entryway. Deliveries made thru Marlboro Cares for those needing assistance - call 802-258-3030 in advance. Leave non-perishable food donations in Marlboro Post Office donation box. Wear masks/wash hands when handling food. Free. Marlboro Community Center, 524 South Rd. .

GUILFORD Guilford Cares Food Pantry: Fully stocked with our usual grocery items. We know supplemental food can make such a big difference in one's budget. All are welcome to come and take home fresh produce, staples, meat, dairy. Guilford Cares welcomes anyone in need of supplemental food for themselves or their families. 5-6 p.m. on Thursdays in the red "First Aid" building. Stay in your car. We'll give you a shopping list. If you can't come due to illness/high risk, call to arrange food delivery by a volunteer. Questions, concerns, to donate groceries or monetary gifts: Pat Haine 802-257-0626. Guilford Fairgrounds, Fairgrounds Rd. off Weatherhead Hollow Rd. Information: 802-579-1350, guilfordcaresvt@gmail.com.

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