CALENDAR LISTINGS FOR Thursday, February
KEENE "Two Conversations": Sharon Myers, a fiber artist, and Erika Radich, a printmaker, create an exhibition of work - 50 pieces - that express two vivid conversations between friends during COVID and manifested through color and style. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tues. and Fri.; 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Wed.; 9 a.m.-12 noon on the 1st and 2nd Sat. of the month. Through Saturday, April 22. Free. Historical Society of Cheshire County, 246 Main St. Information: 603-352-1895; Click for more info on Web in new window.
Lecture/Discussion w/ Kal Raustalia author of "The Absolutely Indispensable Man: Ralph Bunche, the United Nations and the Fight to End Empire": Ralph Bunche, a name rarely mentioned in US History books, was the first Nobel Black Laureate whose work with the newly formed United Nations reshaped post war diplomacy and fought to end colonization. Hosted by Windham World Affairs Council. 7 p.m. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-absolutely-indispensable-man-ralph-bunche-tickets-547786543297. Free. Zoom. More info: Susan Healy, WWAC Admin. Dir., firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.windhamworldaffairscouncil.org Zoom: https://tinyurl.com/4bvyucfa.
BRATTLEBORO Snack and a Story: Very Hungry Caterpillar: Jamie Champney is an Integrative Nutrition Health Coach and Early Childhood Educator with a passion for sharing her love of food with her family and community! She is on a mission to help children and families find joy and health in the kitchen by creating fun, simple, affordable recipes the whole family will love. She lives in Brattleboro with her husband, two children, and her puppy Mazie. 10-11 a.m. Brattleboro Food Co-op Community Room, 7 Canal St. Information: Register by 2/22: email@example.com t.
GUILFORD Pre-Town Meeting Live (In Person / Live Stream & Cablecast): Sponsored by Broad Brook Grange and Town of Guilford. Town Meeting Moderator Rick Zamore facilitates this session. In addition, candidates for town offices are urged to attend to introduce themselves to the voters. This is the only time before the vote for the public to meet and hear the candidates all at once. Guilford's reps to the WSESD Board will also be on hand to give an update on school board business. In addition, there will be a presentation by the Guilford Central School Leadership Advisory Council at Pre-Town Meeting. 6:30 p.m. Refreshments served. Although neither of the WSESD School Board rep positions from Guilford are up for election this year, voters will cast ballots for reps from the other district towns and candidates are invited to attend Pre-Town Meeting to introduce themselves and answer questions. Those interested in declaring as a write-in candidate should take this opportunity to appear before a group of voters. (Town Meeting returns to its traditional format, with articles voted from floor, starting 3/7, Tuesday, 10 a.m. at Guilford Central School. Australian ballot will be used to elect town officers w/ polls open at the school 10 a.m.-7 p.m.). Free. Broad Brook Community Center, 3940 Guilford Center Rd. Pre-Town Meeting will also televised on BCTV. 802-451-0405; Click for more info on Web in new window.
PUTNEY Putney Monthly Free Produce Distribution: Monthly food drop of free produce and some non-perishables. All are welcome. Because of COVID, it is drive-up service. Bags provided. 9-9:45 a.m. 4th Thursday of every month. Co-sponsored by The Vermont Foodbank and Putney Foodshelf on Alice Holloway Dr. (in front of Putney Meadows - white building across from Putney Co-op and Putney Fire Station). Putney Great Meadows.
GUILFORD Guilford Cares Food Pantry returns to Broad Brook Community Center (Grange): "We're very well stocked with staples, meat, fresh produce, eggs, bread and butter. There are no restrictions on who may come to the Pantry - all are welcome. With the high cost of food and fuel please come to the Pantry so you and your family may stay healthy and well nourished. We are all neighbors helping neighbors.". 3-4 p.m. on Thursdays. To make a monetary donation, please write a check payable to Guilford Cares with Food Pantry on the memo line. Mail to: Guilford Cares, Inc., PO Box 2517, Brattleboro, VT 05301. Free. Broad Brook Community Center, 3940 Guilford Center Rd. Information: For more info or to volunteer at the Pantry contact Pat Haine at 802-257-0626 or firstname.lastname@example.org.