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Ideas and education

Walking on Spain's Camino de Santiago (via Zoom): Camino guides Betsy Bates of Dummerston and Bob Lawson of Putney will talk about what it's like to walk the varied sections of the pilgrimage path while sharing their photos taken over many years. The Camino is 500 miles long, running from the Pyrenees in France across the northern portion of Spain to Santiago de Compostela. Moving from village to village and across farm fields, the Camino attracts walkers from all over the world. 7 p.m. Free. Zoom. Information: For link, visit:


Qigong - for Anxiety, Trauma and Difficult Feelings (You Tube Video/Online Classes): "Qigong (chi kong) is a form of exercise and meditation that is 5,000 years old. In China, qigong is one of the secrets to living a long and healthy life. The simple movements induce a calm, meditative state that relaxes the mind, improves one's health, and raises the spirit! It's also an excellent form of preventative healthcare while treating major illnesses and minor ailments. No special requirements/age limits to practice qigong, only a willingness to open your mind and learn.". View video of/by Thomas Garbarino: Weekly classes available: YouTube.

BRATTLEBORO Programs for Medicare Recipients: Tracy Blanchard will introduce herself and talk about programs you may be eligible for that include but are not limited to: Medicaid, 3 Squares VT (SNAP), Choices for Care, and Fuel Assistance (LIHEAP). 12 noon-1 p.m. Individual appointments at The Brattleboro Senior Center will be offered on 2/9 and 2/23 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Brattleboro Senior Center, 207 Main St. Call 802-257-7570 for more information ..

Community building

VT Nuclear Decommissioning Citizens Advisory Panel Federal Nuclear Waste Policy Committee (Webcast/Teleconference): Committee members will consider responses to the US Dept. of Energy's recently published Request for Information on using a Consent-Based Siting Process to identify Federal Interim Spent Nuclear Fuel Storage Facilities and whether the Committee shall propose a statement to be voted upon and submitted from the entire VT NDCAP. 1-2 p.m. Webinar. Questions: Tony Leshinskie, State Nuclear Engineer: 802-272-1714, More information and ways to connect:



January 2022