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Performing arts

BRATTLEBORO Senior Company Acting Studio with Tyler Keyes (for ages 13-19): Aside from your voice, your body is the most important tool you have as a performer! Whether you're a seasoned actor or brand new to the theatre, it's vital to know how your movements, posture, gestures can affect an audience and create a story on stage. In this series, you'll learn how to morph your body to make the most compelling and effective physical choices. Through training in Viewpoints, ideograms/tableaux, and pantomime, we'll take your physical theatre abilities to the next level. Course culminates in the creation of original compositions with distinct characters. 4:30 - 6:45 p.m. (No class 2/23). For health and safety protocols, visit COVID Safety at NEYT. Through Wednesday, March 2. $160. Financial aid is always available for all programs. New England Youth Theatre, 100 Flat St. Information: 802-246-6398; Click for more info on Web in new window.


BRATTLEBORO HatchSpace Lathe Demo: Woodworker Jeff Bower will go through the process of using a lathe to create a piece from start to finish, demonstrating the steps and techniques necessary to use the lathe. This event is presented in connection with Guild of Vermont Furniture Makers: "Evolving Traditions.". 5:30 p.m. $5, free for BMAC members. Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, 28 Vernon St. Space is limited. Registration required. 802-257-0124; Click for more info on Web in new window.


GUILFORD Tai Chi for Fall Prevention sponsored by Guilford Cares: Introduction to basic tai chi forms along with classes which improve strength and balance. The pace is smooth, slow, and can be done while seated if necessary. Instructor: Leah Gessner is certified by Tai Chi Vermont, Inc. in Fall Prevention Tai Chi. Every Wednesday: 9:30-10:15 a.m. Ongoing Beginners. 10:30-11:15 a.m. Beginners. Donations welcome. Guilford Community Church, 38 Church Dr. off Rte. 5. Information: Leah: 802-579-1350,

Community meals

DUMMERSTON Second Wednesday Lunch offered by Senior Solutions and Evening Star Grange (Onsite or To Go): Menu: Lasagna (either meat or vegetarian), green salad, garlic bread, and multi-fruit cobbler for dessert. Eating inside is an option for those who are vaccinated, maintain social distancing and wear masks while going through the food line. If you have a cold or flu-like symptoms, meal organizers ask that you not share them with others. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. takeout. Contact the Grange by Tuesday, 1/11, and leave a message with your name, phone number, number of meals, whether you will be eating inside or taking it to go, and which lasagna you prefer. Suggested donation: $3 ages 60 and older, $4 for the younger set. Reservations requested. Evening Star Grange, 1008 East-West Rd. Information: 802- 254-1138.



January 2022