BRATTLEBORO — During Gallery Walk on Friday, January 8 (5:30-8:30 p.m.), Strolling of the Heifers invites the public to meet representatives of more than two dozen area nonprofits at the Robert H. Gibson River Garden in downtown Brattleboro.
At the event, which is called "Get the Word Out," visitors can learn about what the organizations do, how to obtain services from them, how to participate in their programs, and how to volunteer.
The Stroll's art gallery, Gallery at the Garden, will be open as well, with a re-installation of the exhibit "Windham Grows," which consists of photographic works by John Nopper and Jeffrey Lewis, depicting past winners of the Windham Regional Business Planning Competition sponsored by Strolling of the Heifers and Brattleboro Development Credit Corporation, along with interviews with the subjects by Elizabeth Stoumen.
Participating non-profit organizations include: American Association of University Women – Brattleboro Branch, Brattleboro Development Credit Corporation, Southeastern Vermont Economic Development Strategies/Workforce Development, Brattleboro Women's Chorus, The AIDS Project of Southern Vermont, WriteAction, Windham & Windsor Housing Trust, Girls on the Run, Neighborhood Schoolhouse, Evie Lovett (Public Art Project – Portraits), RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteer Project), Grace Cares, Magical Earth Retreats, Senior Solutions – Council on Aging, Brattleboro Historical Society, Windham World Affairs Council, Brattleboro Community Television, United Way of Windham County, Carry Me Home, Brattleboro Figure Skating Club, Kiwanis Club of Brattleboro, Windham County Guardian ad Litem Program, Brattleboro Time Trade, Windham Childcare Association, The Gathering Place, Vermont Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired, and Windham County Humane Society.
The River Garden is located at 157 Main Street in Brattleboro. Admission to the Gallery Walk evening events is free. Normal gallery hours are Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (except during special events).