Saturday January 19, 2013

Today

Music/Dance

Tri-State Dance: 7-11 p.m., ELLM Hall, Durkee Street, Winchester, N.H. Featuring live music by Bushwhack. Hosted by the Monadnock-Tri State Dance Club. Information: 802-722-9205 or 603-357-0794.

Music Night: 7:30 p.m., Old South Newfane Schoolhouse, corner of Dover Road and Auger Hole Road, South Newfane. Shelving Rock performs. Stephen Iachetta and T. Breeze Verdant with foot-stompin’ banjo, guitar and fiddle tunes. Donations welcome to fund new floor at schoolhouse.

Folk Music: 7:30 p.m., Next Stage, 15 Kimball Hill, Putney. Twilight Music presents contemporary folk singer/songwriter Lori McKenna and acoustic duo Kat Wright and Brett Hughes. Tickets: General, $20; students and seniors, $18. Ticket reservations and information: 802-254-9276.

Bluegrass Quartet: 7:30 p.m., Immanuel Episcopal Church, 20 Church St., Bellows Falls. Hot Mustard performs. Two banjos, upright bass and guitar, voals and harmonies. Presented by Stone Church Arts. Admission: Adults, $17; seniors and children under 12, $13. Tickets: Village Square Booksellers, Brattleboro Books, and www.brattleborotix.com or at the door. Information: www.immanuelepiscopal.org or 802-463-3100.

Carnival Concert: 7:30 p.m., First Baptist Church, 190 Main St., Brattleboro. The Buzzards Brass Band presented by Estey Organ Museum. Pete Simoneaux, bass drum and vocals; Tim Ellis, sousaphone; Stephen Voorhees, snare drum; Scott Sizer, trumpet; Dan DeWalt and Chuck Ober, trombones; Ron Kelley, Frank Sansone, Jon Mack and Walter Slowinski, saxophones; Jim Kurty, clarinet and saxophone; and Jeanushka Fishell, percussion. Also, Ned Phoenix, electric violin; Jon Matthew Worrall, Estey pipe organ. Suggested donation, $15 at the door to benefit the museum.

Live Jazz: 8 p.m., Vermont Jazz Center, 72 Cotton Mill Hill, Brattleboro. Vermont Jazz Center presents Gregoire Maret Quartet. Admission: General, $20; student, $15. Sponsored by William Schutt of Matcor, The Hampton Inn of Brattleboro, Vt. Arts Council and VPR and WFCR. Theater

Live Theater: 7:30 p.m., in the Hooker-Dunham Theater and Gallery, 139 Main St., Brattleboro. Vermont Theatre Company presents "The Woman in Black," a Gothic thriller based on the novel by Susan Hill. Admission: General, $12; seniors and students, $10. For reservations: 802-258-1344 or vtcreservations@gmail.com. Information: vermonttheatrecompany.com.

Kids

KidsPLAYce: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 20 Elliot St., under Hotel Pharmacy, Brattleboro. Indoor play space and discover center. Children 0-8 years and adult companion. Children, $6; under 6 months free. Information: 802-254-5212.

Windham County Activities for Youth: See the Youth Services’ H.E.Y.! Help Empower Youth! guide to after school and other activities and programs at www.HelpEmpowerYouth.com.

Outdoors/Recreation

Fitness at the Rec: Gibson-Aiken Center, 207 Main St., Brattleboro. 9-10 a.m., Kickbox/Conditioning. Information: Brattleboro Recreation & Parks Dept., 802-254-5808, www.brattleboro.org.

Skiing/Snowboarding at the Park: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Living Memorial Park, Guilford Street, Brattleboro. $5 charge. Hill maintained and operated by Living Memorial Park Snow Sports. Weather permitting. Information: www.vtsnowsports.org.

Trap Practice: 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Sportsmen’s Inc., Creamery Road, Guilford. Every Saturday. Information: 802-579-1587.

Open Gym and Game Room: Brattleboro Recreation & Parks Department, Gibson-Aiken Center, 207 Main St. 1-4 p.m., Grades 7-12. Information: 802-254-5808, www.brattleboro.org.

Museums

Brooks Memorial Library: 224 Main St., Brattleboro. Check out free museum passes to local area museums: Eric Carle, MASS Mocha, Springfield, Shelburne, Norman Rockwell, Bennington, etc. Reserve online at www.brooks.lib.vt.us, click on "Museum Passes" button. Information: 802-254-5290.

Miscellaneous

Brattleboro Winter Farmers’ Market: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Robert H. Gibson River Garden, 157 Main St., Brattleboro. Farm products, fresh baked goods, crafts, lunch, live music. Project of Post Oil Solutions. Information: 802-8692141 or farmersmarket@postoilsolutions.org.

Genealogy Workshop: 10 a.m.-noon, in Walpole, N.H. Sponsored by the Walpole Historical Society. Jeanne and Peter Jeffries share information about how to start or how to solve problems; 30 years of research experience. Free. Reservations required: 603-756-2933.

Brattleboro Museum Guided Tour: 2 p.m., Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, 10 Vernon St., Brattleboro. Led by Chief Curator Mara Williams. Interactive tour of exhibits including Nw England Biennial 2012. Cost: $8, $6 for seniors, $4 for students, free for members and children under 6. Contact: 802-257-0124 or www.brattleboromuseum.org.

MLK Day Celebration: 4-6 p.m., Stone Church, 210 Main St., Brattleboro. Fundraiser for the Brattleboro Union High School student group AWARE, which promotes multicultural awareness at BUHS and in the community. Learn about Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy, hear poetry, enjoy a meal of soup and bread. Free, donations welcome.

Ongoing Events

Warm Hands, Warm Hearts: Donations needed of winter clothing for adults, children of all ages, including toddlers and infant PJs. Blankets also needed. Collection box on porch, Masonic Center, Main St., Brattleboro, though end of January. Checks accepted, make out to Warm Hands, with "clothing" on the memo line, send to: Warm Hands, P.O. Box 6214, Brattleboro, VT 05301. Information: rfagge@sover.net.

Crèche Display: More than 1,000 sets of Nativity scenes. Located in Guilford. Call Shirley Squires to set up an appointment: 802-254-2696. All welcome.

Thrift Shop: 9 a.m.-noon, Wed. and Sat., second floor, above, West Townshend Post Office, Route 30, West Townshend. Sponsored by The West River Community Project. Community closet with large selection of men’s, women’s and children’s clothing, footwear; and toys.

Worn Again Thrift Shop: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., St. Edmunds Catholic Church, Saxtons River. Clothing for all; shoes, boots and sneakers; bedding; household articles; toys. Operated by volunteers of West River Mission of Putney and churches in Putney, Townshend, Stratton Mountain and Saxtons River.

Food Shelf Open: 9-10 a.m., Putney Community Center, Christian Square, Putney. Information or to donate: 802-387-8551.

Overeaters Anonymous: 9:30-10:30 a.m., Turning Point of Windham County, 112 Hardwood Way, Brattleboro. Information: 802-257-5600.

Hospice Thrift Shop: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Experienced Goods Thrift Shop for Brattleboro Area Hospice, 77 Flat St., Brattleboro. Selling quality clothing, books, housewares, furniture and more. Seeking donations, 802-254-5200.

Al-Anon Meeting: 3-4 p.m., Brew Berry Conference Center #1, Brattleboro Memorial Hospital, 17 Belmont Ave., Brattleboro.

Easy Does It: 8:30-9:40 p.m., Brattleboro Memorial Hospital, Brew Barry Conference Center 2. Information: 802-257-5801.

AA Hotline: Toll free, 1-877-851-0181.

BCTV

Brattleboro Channel 8: 7:30 a.m., Liberty TV; 8 a.m., Democracy Now!; 9 a.m., Agape Christian Fellowship: Reconciliation; 10:30 a.m., Words of Peace: Your Strengths; 11 a.m., Zero Waste Central:Cassandra Brush and Colin O’Neil discuss waste management; 11:30 a.m., Vigil for the Homeless: Brattleboro, December 2012; 12 p.m., Caring Connections: Advance Health Care Planning; 12:30 p.m., Soldiers Journal Show: December 2012; 1 p.m., Vt. Countryside: Jed Davis, Cabot Creamery’s Sustainability Program; 1:45 p.m., Global Peace Chant; 2 p.m., Shut it Down! Look at the Famed Affinity Group; 3:25 p.m., 2012 Vermont Arts Council Awards Gala; 5:30 p.m., Drift Wars at Okemo Mountain Resort; 5:45 p.m., 5:45 Live; 6 p.m., Al Jezeera News; 6:30 p.m., RIverbank Church: All I Need for Christmas Pt 3; 7:30 p.m., Let’s Talk About Mental Health; 8 p.m., 2012 Vermont Arts Council Awards Gala; 10:15 p.m., Global Peace Chant; 10:30 p.m., Words of Peace: Your Strengths; 11 p.m., Gay USA.

Brattleboro Channel 10: 10:02 a.m., 5:45 Live; 10:16 a.m., Townshend Selectboard Mtg.; 2 p.m., Hunger Free Vermont: Earned Income Tax Credit’s connection to 3SquaresVT; 2:30 p.m., Leland and Gray School Board Mtg.; 4 p.m., The David Pakman Show- From This Week; 5 p.m., Under the Dome: Vermont Workers’ Center 2013 Legislative Kick Off Rally and Press Conference; 5:30 p.m., BUHS Girls Varsity Basketball vs. Spaulding; 7 p.m., Guilford Selectboard Mtg.; 9:30 p.m., Dummerston Selectboard Mtg.

Sunday

Music/Dance

Dance Your Prayers: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Putney Community Center. A weekly, all-ages dance jam to nourish tribal consciousness, sacred connection, and heart-openings through music, dance and celebration. The suggested donation, $5. Presented by Tribal Mystics. Sunday. Information: marcellaeversole@yahoo.com or http://tinyurl.com/7gxsgng.

Shape Note Singing: 3-5:30 p.m., Centre Congregational Church, 193 Main St., Brattleboro. Participatory singing for all ages. A cappella, four-part music. No experience necessary. Books available for loan or purchase. Potluck snack to be shared. Free. Information: Dan Hertzler, 802-674-6963, danhertzler@gmail.com; or Matt Wojcik, 802-246-1008.

Community Circle Dance: 3:30-5:30 p.m., Aikido Studio, 11 Cottage St., Brattleboro. Led by Carol Foley and Cilantro Lockerby. Wide variety of dances to be taught. Candle dances close the day. No partner needed. All welcome. Donations appreciated, not required. Information: Lucia Wilson, 802-380-3291 or Parker Huber, 802-257-9108.

MLK Soup/Community Sing: 5 p.m., The Walpole Unitarian Church, Hastings Parish House, 14 Union St., Walpole, N.H. A Soup Supper and Community Sing for Justice hosted by the Walpole Building Community to celebrate the life of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Soup, fellowship and songs; showing of "I Have a Dream Speech." Freewill donation; canned goods accepted for food shelf. Information: Rev. Telos Whitfield, 802-376-4977.

Kevin Parry Performs: 7-10 p.m., at the West Dover Inn, Route 100, West Dover. Kevin Parry takes rock ‘n’ roll requests on guitar and vocals. Free. Information: 802-464-5207 or www.kevinparrymusic.com.

Theater

Live Theater: 3 p.m., in the Hooker-Dunham Theater and Gallery, 139 Main St., Brattleboro. Vermont Theatre Company presents "The Woman in Black," a Gothic thriller based on the novel by Susan Hill. Admission: General, $12; seniors and students, $10. Reservations: 802-258-1344 or vtcreservations@gmail.com. Info: vermonttheatrecompany.com.

Kids

Teen Get-Together: 6:30 p.m., Bethel Chapel, 28 Birge St., Brattleboro. High School/Teen Group for grades 7-12 and for young adults up to 20 years old. Information: 802-254-6687.

Outdoors/Recreation

Skiing/Snowboarding at the Park: Noon-4 p.m., Living Memorial Park, Guilford Street, Brattleboro. $5 charge. Hill maintained and operated by Living Memorial Park Snow Sports. Weather permitting. Information: www.vtsnowsports.org.

Speed Skating: 7:30-8:30 a.m., Nelson Withington Skating Facility, Living Memorial Park, Brattleboro. For ages 7 and up. Information: 802-254-5808, www.brattleboro.org.

Miscellaneous

Sitting and Walking Meditation Practice: 10 a.m.-noon, Vermont Insight Meditation Center, Neighbor’s Hall, Solar Hill, 229 Western Ave., Brattleboro. Led by Jack Millett. Sunday’s talk: "Staying Connected to Mindfulness."

Ongoing Events

Alcoholics Anonymous: 10-11 a.m., The Stone Church, 210 Main St., Brattleboro. Eye Openers.

Alcoholics Anonymous: 6-7 p.m., Turning Point of Windham County, 112 Hardwood Way, Brattleboro. Back to Life AA program. Information: 802-257-5600.

BCTV

Brattleboro Channel 8: 7 a.m., Caring Connections: Advance Health Care Planning; 7:30 a.m., Community Medical School: Personalized Medicine - The Biological Basis Part 1; 8:15 a.m., Global Peace Chant; 8:30 a.m., The Rhema Word, Sandy Prediction; 9:15 a.m., Sufi Wisdom Series: Time of Severity; 9:30 a.m., Riverbank Church: All I Need for Christmas Pt 3; 10:30 a.m., Agape Christian Fellowship: Reconciliation; 12 p.m., 2012 Vermont Arts Council Awards Gala; 2:04 p.m., Vigil for the Homeless: Brattleboro, December 2012; 2:30 p.m., St. Michael’s Catholic Church Mass; 3:30 p.m., Caring Connections: Advance Health Care Planning; 4 p.m., Vt. Countryside: Jed Davis, Cabot Creamery’s Sustainability Program; 4:30 p.m., Vigil for the Homeless: Brattleboro; 5 p.m., VYO Chorus and Concert Chorale: Winter Concert; 6:12 p.m., Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund Education Center Groundbreaking; 7 p.m., St. Michael’s Catholic Church Mass; 8 p.m., Shut it Down!- a Look at the Famed Affinity Group; 9:15 p.m., Sufi Wisdom Series: Time of Severity; 9:30 p.m., Vermont Farm to Table Grant Awards; 10 p.m., VSBR 2012 Conference Keynote Address; 11 p.m., Let’s Talk About Mental Health; 11:30 p.m., Words of Peace: Your Strengths.

Brattleboro Channel 10: 8 a.m., Vermont State Board of Education, Pt. 1; 10 a.m., 5:45 Live; 10:14 a.m., Vermont State Board of Education, Pt. 2; 12:30 p.m., Brattleboro Selectboard Mtg.; 4 p.m., Celebrating Teachers with Tong Chen, 2012 Teacher of the Year, Leland & Gray; 5 p.m., Brattleboro Special Selectboard Mtg.; 8 p.m., Townshend Selectboard Mtg.