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Ideas and education

BRATTLEBORO "War Tax Resistance" - May 17 is Tax Day: Nearly half of the federal budget (and the personal federal income tax) goes to the military while citizen needs are largely unmet. To discover what you can do about paying for war when your conscience says "No," come to the war tax resistance information table. Sponsor: Pioneer Valley War Tax Resistance. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. outside the Co-op. Brattleboro Food Co-op, 2 Main St. Information: Daniel Sicken: 802-387-2798.

BRATTLEBORO Nobel Prize Winning Laureate Jody Williams comes to Brattleboro Union High School: Williams will address the entire BUHS student body, and the public, about her work as a peace advocate to eliminate landmines worldwide. Working with BUHS students with support from a new 'PeaceJam Task Force' at the Windham World Affairs Council, she's planning to launch a PeaceJam 'Ambassadors Program' at BUHS this Fall to connect students to issues of peace, social justice, and nonviolence through the study of the life and work of Nobel Peace Laureates from across the globe. 10:30 a.m.-12 noon in Natowich Field. Williams grew up in Brattleboro and attended Green Street School where she says standing up to a bully helped shape the rest of her life. She graduated from the University of VT, the School for Int'l Training, and Johns Hopkins School for Advanced International Studies. Hosted by the Windham World Affairs Council. By donation to save a seat, register: https://tinyurl.com/wtph4fs2 . (To donate without attending, enter zero tickets and make donation.). Brattleboro Union High School, 131 Fairground Rd. This event will be broadcast later on BCTV. .

Well-being

BRATTLEBORO Brattleboro Walk-In Clinic: Primary medical treatment for patients ages 18 to 64 in our community who do not have health insurance or who cannot afford their high deductibles or co-insurance. 5 - 6:30 p.m. on Tuesdays. Brattleboro Walk-In Clinic, 191 Clark Ave. Information: 802-251-8484; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Community building

GUILFORD Guilford Cares: Lap Walks: We will gather this month at the Weeks Forest Carriage Trail with Karen Murphy from the Guilford Conservation Commission. Karen will guide us in identifying spring plants and geological features. This short, level trail is suitable for all who enjoy walking. There are benches along the way for resting and enjoying the scenery. 10:30 a.m. Trail head is on Carpenter Hill Road just past the Guilford Free Library, across from the one-room schoolhouse. One walk monthly at different locations - May through October. Free. Guilford Cares. Information: More info / Request a ride: 802-579-1350, guilfordcaresvt@gmail.com.

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