Saturday May 4, 2013

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Music/Dance

Banjo Performance: 7:30 p.m., at Next Stage, 15 Kimball Hill, Putney. Tony Trischka and his band, and Putney-based banjoist Bruce Stockwell. Presented by Twilight Music. Tickets: General, $18; students and seniors, $16. Reservations and information: 802-254-9276.

Live Concert: 7:30 p.m., Jamaica Town Hall, Roue 30, Jamaica. Dana and Susan Robinson of Asheville, N.C. "New-time, old-time music" on the fiddle, guitar, banjo and mandolin. Suggested donation, $10. Information: 828-216-5227. Theater

Deaf Entertainer: 7 p.m., Austine School for the Deaf, in the gym, 60 Austine Drive, off Maple Street, Brattleboro. Janis Cole, with special guest Rosa Lee, to perform their hilarious ASL version of "Who’s On First?" Spoken English interpretation provided. Adults, $10; children 5-12, $5; under 5 free. Information: virs@sover.net or 802-254-3920. Fundraiser for the Yolande Henry Community Fund.

Live Theater: 7:30 p.m., Nita Choukas Theater, Horowitz Hall, Vermont Academy Campus, Saxtons River. Vermont Academy presents "Antigone" by Jean Anouilh. Adapted by Lewis Galantiere. Directed by Julia Tadlock. Tickets $10. Handicapped accessible.

Kids

KidsPLAYce: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 20 Elliot St., under Hotel Pharmacy, Brattleboro. Indoor play space and discover center.


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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

Chesterfield Fun Run: 9 a.m., Chesterfield Elementary School, 535 Old Chesterfield Road, Chesterfield, N.H. 8 a.m., registration begins. Event includes a 1-mile, 5K, 10K and Fitness Challenge. Benefit for the Friends of Chesterfield School. Entry fees are one mile/5K, $15, $20 on race day; 10K run, $25; $30 on race day. To register visit www.chesterfieldnhfunrun.org.

Exit 1 Greenup and Planting: 10 a.m., meet at Exit 1 of I-91, park at Outlet Center, Canal Street, Brattleboro. Volunteers needed to plant flowers, greenup area. Greenup bags and coffee and doughnuts available. Wear sturdy clothes and shoes. Bring trowel if you have one. Effort of the Exit 1 Gateway Project. Information: Martha, 802-254-2331, martha.ramsey@comcast.net.

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

Meals

Bean Supper: 5-6:30 p.m., United Church of Winchester, Main Street, Winchester, N.H. Served family style. Cost: Adults, $8; children, $3; family, up to 5 members, $20. Information: 603-239-4465. No advanced ticket sales. Handicapped accessible.

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

Swap Program: 8:30 a.m.-noon, Windham Solid Waste Management District Swap Program, on Old Ferry Road, Brattleboro. Open every Saturday. Information: windhamsolidwaste.org or e-mail swapshop@windhamsolidwaste.org.

Terrific Tag Sale: 9 a.m.-noon, St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, 16 Bradley Ave., Brattleboro. Quality clothing, household items, antiques, sporting goods, furniture, books, and bric-a-brac.

Farmers’ Market Opens: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Route 9, next Creamery Bridge, West Brattleboro. Brattleboro Area Farmers’ Market opens for the season. 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Maypole Dance. Rain or shine. Picnic tables, children’s area and ample parking. Information: 802-254-8885.

Community Block Party: Noon-5 p.m., First Congregational Church, 36 Main St., Hinsdale, N.H. Food, caricature artist, music by Road to Redemption, games and more. Free. All welcome. Information: 603-336-7020.

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., St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, corner Bradley Avenue and Putney Road, 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., Community Medical School: Electronic Medical Records; 7:30 a.m., Liberty TV; 8 a.m., Democracy Now!; 9 a.m., Green Mountain Vets For Peace 120; 10 a.m., Let’s Talk About Mental Health; 10:30 a.m., May Day Celebration; 11:05 a.m., Morris Dancers on Elliot Street; 12 p.m., Yellow Barn Presents: Utopia/Euterpe/Dystopia; 1 p.m., Race, Criminal Justice, and Alternatives to Mass Incarceration; 2:18 p.m., Shut It Down Now Affinity Group Statement; 2:30 p.m., At Landmark: Dr. Ned Olmsted- Wonder of Maps; 3:30 p.m., Brattleboro Citizens Breakfast- Selectboard Candidates; 4:15 p.m., Agape Christian Fellowship: Easter, "Behold My Savior"; 5:33 p.m., Happy Spring 2013 in Brattleboro!; 5:45 p.m., 5:45 Live; 6 p.m., Al Jazeera News; 6:30 p.m., Community Medical School: Electronic Medical Records; 7 p.m., Living and Dying Interview; 7:35 p.m., VSO On Stage 75; 8 p.m., American Legion National Commander’s Visit; 9:40 p.m., Happy Spring 2013 in Brattleboro!; 9:50 p.m., Boiling: From Sap to Syrup; 10 p.m., At Landmark: Dr. Ned Olmsted- Wonder of Maps; 11 p.m., Gay USA.

Brattleboro Channel 10: 7:30 a.m., Jamaica Selectboard Mtg.; 10 a.m., 5:45 Live; 10:30 a.m., Dummerston Selectboard Mtg.; 1 p.m., Putney Selectboard Mtg.; 2:30 p.m., Brattleboro DRB Mtg.; 5:30 p.m., Brattleboro Selectboard Special Mtg.; 7 p.m., Jamaica 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. Suggested donation, $5. Presented by Tribal Mystics. Every Sunday. Information: marcellaeversole@yahoo.com or http://tinyurl.com/7gxsgng.

Jazz Jam: Noon, The Open Music Collective, 74 Cotton Mill Hill, Studio A-335, Brattleboro. Facilitated by Jamie MacDonald. For instrumentalists and singers to play and learn bebop, standards, or other jazz music. All levels welcome. First Sunday each month. Information: www.openmusicollective.org.

Argentine Tango Lessons: The Stone Church, 210 Main St., Brattleboro. Third of four Sunday sessions. For beginners and experienced dancers. No partner necessary. 2-3 p.m., Basic technique. 3-3:30 p.m., open practice. 3:30-4:30 p.m., advanced instruction. Cost: Drop-in $15. Taught by Veronika Kruta of VKTANGO. Information: www.vktango.com, veronikazk@hotmail.com or 413-210-1097.

Community Circle Dance: 3:30-5:30 p.m., Aikido Studio, 11 Cottage St., Brattleboro. Led by Linda Blake of Greenfield, Mass. All dances taught. No partner needed. All welcome. Donations appreciated, not required. Information: Parker Huber, 802-257-9108 or Mary Ellen Cannon, 603-631-0768.

Brattleboro Balkan Dance: 7-10 p.m., Stone Church, 210 Main St., Brattleboro. Live music by Xopo. Line and circle dances from the Balkans. All levels welcome. Free beginners’ session at 6:30 p.m. Play along with Xopo at 8:20 p.m. Bring clean, soft soled shoes and water bottle. Suggested donation $12. Information: 802-257-9513 or rachelleackerman@yahoo.com.

Theater

One-Man Show: 4 p.m., Next Stage Arts, 15 Kimball Hill, Putney. "Travels with a Masked Man," written and performed by John Hadden. About a father and his son, the CIA, the Cold War, and unanswerable questions about life, love and this crazy world. Admission $15. Tickets and information: nextstagearts.org.

Live Theater: 7:30 p.m., Nita Choukas Theater, Horowitz Hall, Vermont Academy Campus, Saxtons River. Vermont Academy presents "Antigone" by Jean Anouilh. Adapted by Lewis Galantiere. Directed by Julia Tadlock. Tickets $10. Handicapped accessible.

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

Paneurhythmy: 8 a.m., at Living Memorial Park, in the parking lot of Nelson Withington Skating Facility, Guilford Street, Brattleboro. A free interfaith movement practice that celebrates love wisdom and truth. Weather permitting. Information: Rupa Cousins, 802-387-5276.

Wildflowers and Bird Walk: 1 p.m., meet at the School Forest kiosk by the Putney Pool (driveway right before Putney Central School). Pat Shields to lead walk through Putney School Forest and the wetlands along Sand Hill Road. Wildflowers and migrating songbirds. Sponsored by Southeastern Vermont Audubon Society.

Plunge for Charity: 3 p.m., Marina Restaurant, Putney Road, Brattleboro. Benefit Living Memorial Snow Sports. 2 p.m., registration. Sponsor sheets at the Marina or online. Information: Deirdre Baker, 802-579-5922.

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: 8 a.m., Agape Christian Fellowship: Easter, "Behold My Savior"; 9:20 a.m., Transition Dummerston: Home Energy Challenge; 10 a.m., The Rhema Word; 11 a.m., Landmark Lecture Series: Dr. Ken Miller, Abandon Darwin? Evolution?; 12:30 p.m., From the BCTV Archive: BCTV’s 2000 Telethon!; 2 p.m., GED-ASAP! ‘Countdown to 2014’; 2:30 p.m., St. Michael’s Catholic Church Mass; 3:30 p.m., PTSD: A Personal Story- Tom Smith; 4:55 p.m., Yellow Barn Presents: Utopia/Eu-terpe/Dystopia; 5:45 p.m., 5:45 Live; 6 p.m., Shut It Down Now Affinity Group Statement; 6:11 p.m., TED Talks: Lawrence Lessig, We the People, and the Republic we must reclaim; 6:30 p.m., Cleaning Up After Your Pet; 6:50 p.m., Boiling: From Sap to Syrup; 7 p.m., St. Michael’s Catholic Church Mass; 8 p.m., Leaks, Lies, and Lawyers, Vt. Yankee Protest; 9:55 p.m., Living and Dying Interview; 10:30 p.m., The Glacial Ecology of Dummerston; 11:45 p.m., Shut It Down! Affinity Group Statement.

Brattleboro Channel 10: 7:30 a.m., Brattleboro Planning Commission Mtg.; 9:28 a.m., Ask the Experts with Rep. Anne O; 10 a.m., 5:45 Live; 10:30 a.m., UVM and the State of Vermont: Moving Forward on the Shumlin Report; 12 p.m., State House Coverage, Lyme Disease; 3 p.m., Brattleboro Selectboard Mtg.; 4 p.m., Vernon Selectboard Mtg.; 5:30 p.m., Brattleboro DRB Mtg.; 8:30 p.m., Townshend Selectboard Mtg; 10:30 p.m., Dummerston Selectboard Mtg.