Brattleboro >> All Brown Bag Lunch Presentations take place from noon to 1 p.m. at the Robert H. Gibson River Garden, 157 Main St., and are free and open to the public.

On Monday, March 14, stop in for a laugh with Jumpin' Jersey George who presents "The Guitar Free Zone." This lighthearted concert features comedy songs from popular songwriters and entertainers past and present — Lyle Lovett, Johnny Cash, Shel Silverstein, and others.

On Tuesday, bring in an object that is broken or in need of modification. Organizer Aaron Evan-Browning provides advice and will help you to repair your stuff. Don't have something broken? Show up and help. Some tools and materials are provided, but feel free to bring your own.

On Wednesday, Judith Reichsman demonstrates how to be embodied leaders and creative followers with InterPlay. InterPlay is an easy path to an embodied life through affirmation, community, and play. Explore the physicality of relationships and how to achieve individual fullness within the community.

On Thursday, Kathleen Murphy, Financial Advisor with VALIC, provides an overview of the considerations and options for aligning your investments with your values. Investing, whether for retirements or to leave a legacy for you heirs, can be an emotional decision making process. One factor to consider is how socially and environmentally friendly your portfolio is.


On Friday, Ayla Varol Clark offers a fun, interactive experience using the "Kanun" and other world music instruments. Expressive Music Psychotherapy can be used to address physical, psychological, cognitive, and social functioning needs for people of all ages.

Performers as well as speakers of all kinds are invited to be a part of this series. If interested, please stop at the Stroll office at the River Garden, or call 802-246-0982. During March, The Gallery at the River Garden will exhibit "High School 2D" — the Arts Council of Windham County's Student Art Month show of drawings, paintings, and photographs by students from several public and private schools.