Saturday February 16, 2013

Today

Music/Dance

Grateful Dead Chorus: Noon, Dover Free Library. The Library is forming a Grateful Dead Chorus. First meeting. No experience required. Open to singers of all ages. Information: 802-348-7488.

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

Brattlyn Brothers: 9 p.m.-12:30 a.m., Dover Forge Restaurant, Route 100, West Dover. Classic Rock with Kevin Parry on guitar and vocals, Rich Mayer on drums, Joe Santry on guitar and vocals and Ken Storey on bass and vocals. Information: 802-464-5302 or www.kevinparrymusic.com. Theater

BUHS Musical: 7 p.m., Brattleboro Union High School Auditorium, Fairground Road. BUHS Music Department presents "Gypsy." Admission $10, seniors $6. Tickets at the door. Information: 802-451-3407.

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. From 1-3 p.m., Learn to play chess with Matti Salminen. 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

UI&U Visiting Day: 8:30 a.m.-noon., at Union’s Vermont Academic Center, 3 University Way, off Old Guilford Road, at the Vermont Agricultural Business Education Center (VABEC). Featuring the M.A. with Concentration in Counseling Psychology program. Information: Hanna Thurber at Union Institute & University’s Brattleboro Academic Center at 802-257-9411, ext. 8905 or hanna.thurber@myunion.edu.

Rabies Clinic: 9-11 a.m., Dummerston Town Offices. For dogs and cats. Rabies vaccine, $15. Dummerston residents may register dogs at the same time. Cash and checks accepted. Make checks payable to VTNH Vet Clinic.

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.

Ongoing Events

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 a.m., Words of Peace: Most Auspicious; 7:30 a.m., Liberty TV; 8 a.m., Democracy Now!; 9 a.m., Pulse of Brattleboro: Harris Hill ‘11 Pt.1; 9:49 a.m., Pulse of Brattleboro: Harris Hill ‘11 Pt.2; 11 a.m., Media Maven: Nonprofit Marketing Trends; 12:30 p.m., The Rhema Word; 1 p.m., Agape Christian Fellowship: The Place of His Presence; 2:30 p.m., Library Lectures, "The Loud Collection"; 3:30 p.m., Living and Dying Interview, Ray Walker; 4 p.m., New England Cooks , Lisa Caponigri; 5 p.m., Vermont Workers’ Center: Put People First Address; 6 p.m., Al Jezeera News; 6 p.m., Pulse of Brattleboro: Harris Hill ‘11 Pt.1; 7:50 p.m., Putney Diner Redux; 8 p.m., Pulse: 85th Harris Hill Ski Jump; 11 p.m., Gay USA.

Brattleboro Channel 10: 7 a.m., Brattleboro Selectboard Mtg.; 10:15 a.m., 5:45 Live; 10:30 a.m., Putney Selectboard Mtg.; 1 p.m., BUHS Board Annual Mtg.; 3:30 p.m., Inside Your Statehouse 2013: Episode 1; 4 p.m., The David Pakman Show, From This Week; 5 p.m., Jamaica Selectboard Mtg.; 7:30 p.m., Leland & Gray School Board Mtg.; 10 p.m., Guilford Selectboard Meeting.

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. Suggested donation, $5. Presented by Tribal Mystics. Every Sunday. Information: marcellaeversole@yahoo.com or http://tinyurl.com/7gxsgng.

Shape Note Singing: 3-5:30 p.m., at the Centre Congregational Church parlor, 193 Main St., Brattleboro. Listeners, beginners and people of all ages are invited to sing in four-part harmony. No musical experience necessary. Music books available for loan or purchase. Potluck snack to be shared. Free. Parking on the street or behind the church.

Brazilian Bossa Nova Concert: 4-6 p.m., Mahalo Art Center, 972 Western Ave., West Brattleboro. Local singer-songwriter Jesse Lepkoff hosts an afternoon of Brazilian Bossa Nova, concert of his original songs, performed by himself and acoustic ensemble, Serenata Bossa Nova. Ticket information: Tamara Stenn at tamara@kusikuy.com or 802-254-2273.

Jazz Concert: 4 p.m., The Open Music Collective, Suite 335, in the Cotton Mill, Brattleboro. Yuka’s Band performs. Jazz ambassador and master drummer Joe Hunt and Mike Harrist on bass; Greg Badolato and Andy Voelker, saxophones. General admission: $10. Handicapped accessible. Information: 802 254 5054 or info@openmusiccollective.org.

Film

Free Movie: 6:30 p.m., Room 2 West, Marlboro College Graduate Center, 28 Vernon St., Brattleboro. Vermont Insight Meditation Center to show "Rivers and Tides: Andy Goldsworthy working with time." Brief discussion led by Claire Stanley will follow. Free, but donations appreciated.

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. Talk: "Working with Difficult Mind States."

Natural Parenting: 11 a.m., Sprout Natural Parenting, 57 Elliot St., Brattleboro. The How and Why of Cloth Diapering. Free. Registration required, 802-254-2600. Pregnant Belly Henna Art by appointment, $5.

Lunar New Year Festival: 1-3:30 p.m., Robert H. Gibson River Garden, 157 Main St., Brattleboro. Asian Cultural Center of Vermont (ACCVT) presents the Lunar New Year Festival of China, Vietnam, Korea. Celebrate the year of the Snake with potluck, crafts, martial arts, calligraphy, and a Dragon parade.

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.

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

BCTV

Brattleboro Channel 8: 7:02 a.m., The Rhema Word; 7:30 a.m., Ernest Ryland Fletcher: Building Granite Pioneer; 9 a.m., Media Maven: Nonprofit Marketing Trends; 10:30 a.m., For the Animals: Angelike Contis Muttumentary; 11 a.m., New England Cooks, Lisa Caponigri; 12 p.m., Agape Christian Fellowship: The Place of His Presence; 1:30 p.m., Riverbank Church: The Wonder Years Pt. 3; 2:30 p.m., St. Michael’s Catholic Church Mass; 3:30 p.m., Pulse: 85th Harris Hill Ski Jump; 6:50 p.m., Northern Roots at McNeill’s Brewery; 7 p.m., St. Michael’s Catholic Church Mass; 8 p.m., Living and Dying Interview, Ray Walker; 8:30 p.m., Library Lectures, "The Loud Collection"; 9:30 p.m., Pulse of Brattleboro: Harris Hill ‘11 Pt.1; 11:20 p.m., Putney Diner Redux; 11:30 p.m., Words of Peace: Most Auspicious.

Brattleboro Channel 10: 7 a.m., Bill McKibben , Fossil Fuel, Divestment and the Future at St. Michael’s College; 8:30 a.m., Guilford Selectboard Meeting.; 11 a.m., Leland & Gray School Board Mtg.; 1:30 p.m., BUHS Boys Basketball vs. Mt. St. Joseph; 3:15 p.m., Montpelier Connection: Webcast, Rep. Tristan Toleno; 3:30 p.m., Brattleboro Planning Commission Mtg.; 6 p.m., Vernon Selectboard Mtg.; 7:30 p.m., Putney Selectboard Mtg.; 10 p.m., Jamaica Selectboard Mtg.