Friday November 9, 2012

Today

Music/Dance

Youth Theater: 7 p.m., New England Youth Theatre, 100 Flat St., Brattleboro. NEYT’s production of Roald Dahl’s classic story, "Fantastic Mr. Fox." Cost: Adults, $10; students and seniors, $8. Information: www.neyt.org or 802-246-6398.

Kevin Parry Performs: 7-10 p.m., at The West Dover Inn, Route 100, West Dover. Kevin Parry takes requests on guitar and vocals. Free. Information: 802-464-5207.

Leland & Gray Players: 7:30 p.m., Dutton Gymnasium, Leland & Gray Union High School, Route 30, Townshend. Leland & Gray Players present Arthur Miller’s "The Crucible." Directed by Ann Landenburger. Information: Ann Landenburger at verbatim@svcable.net or 802-348-7156.

Argentine Tango Milonga: Stone Church, 210 Main St., Brattleboro. "Shall We Dance?" will co-sponsor Aparicion de Tango for an Argentine Tango Milonga. Lesson at 7:30 p.m. Dancing from 8:30 p.m.-1 a.m. Traditional and Neo Tango music. Information: Sally Wright at sally.brat.tango@gmail.com or 603-923-9743. Theater

Live Performance: 7:30 p.m., Horowitz Hall, Vermont Academy, Saxtons River. VA’s performing arts department presents "Urinetown: The Musical," a humorous satire. Admission: Adults: $10; students $5. Information: 802-869-6644.


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Kids

Preschool Playgroup: 9:30-11 a.m., at Whitingham Elementary School. For children 0-5 years old with parent or childcare provider. Led by Amanda Hiouas. Sponsored by Early Education Services. Information: 802-368-7872.

Storytime and Crafts: 10:30-11:30 a.m., Jamaica Memorial Library. Every Friday. Information: 802-874-4901.

Storytime for Preschoolers: 10:30 a.m., Rockingham Free Public Library, 65 Westminster St., Bellows Falls. Singing or a craft after stories. Free. Information: 802-463-4270.

Toddler Storyhour: 1:30 p.m., Moore Free Library, 23 West St., Newfane. Stories, songs, crafts for toddlers. Information: 802-365-7948.

Friday Teen Night: 6-11 p.m., Boys & Girls Club, 17 Flat St., Brattleboro. Grades 7 through 18 year olds. Bands, DJs, skate jams, and movies. Free meal at 6 p.m., dinner. Information: 802-254-5990.

Dungeons and Dragons: 5-9 p.m., Rockingham Free Public Library, 65 Westminster St., Bellows Falls. Fantasy-based, epic storytelling game. Other games, also. Ages 13 and up. Reservations required. Information: 802-463-4270 or bfyouth@sover.net.

LEGO Challenge: 7-8:30 p.m., Dover Free Library. Ages 6 and up. Prizes in different age categories. Information: 802-348-7488 or visit: www.doverfreelibrary1913.org.

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. 12:10-1:10 p.m., Ongoing Yoga/Pilates. Information: Brattleboro Recreation & Parks Dept., 802-254-5808, www.brattleboro.org.

Open Gym and Game Room: Brattleboro Recreation & Parks Department, Gibson-Aiken Center, 207 Main St. 3-5 p.m., Grades K-6. Information: 802-254-5808, www.brattleboro.org.

Meals

Congregate Breakfast: 7:45-8:15 a.m., Brattleboro Senior Center, 207 Main St., Brattleboro. Menu: Stuffed eggs with sausage gravy, potato pancakes, scone, fruit, yogurt, juice. Suggested donation for seniors over 60, $3.50. All others, $6. Information: 802-257-1236.

Baked Bean and Ham Supper: 5 p.m., Bartonsville Grange Hall, opposite the Vermont State Police Barracks, Route 103, Rockingham. Cost: Adults, $9; children 6-12, $5; under 6 free. Information: Flora, 802-875-4131. All welcome.

Free Dinner: 5-7 p.m., The Community Church of Whitingham. Free dinner on the second and fourth Friday of each month. Join neighbors in fellowship and food.

Miscellaneous

Worn Again Thrift Shop: 9 a.m.-6 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.

Knife Sharpening Clinic: 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Thyme to Cook, 660 Rockingham Road, Route 5, at Exit 6 off I-91, (parking lot of Leslie’s Tavern), Rockingham. Conducted by Wusthof Knives. First knife sharpened free, two more sharpened for $2 each. All sharpening proceeds benefit Our Place Drop in Center in Bellows Falls. Information: 802-463-4929.

Blood Pressure Clinic: 11:30 a.m.-noon, Guilford Community Church. Sponsored by the Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice of Vt. & N.H.

Monthly Friday Book Group: Noon, Moore Free Library, 23 West St., Newfane. Discussion of Pat Conroy’s "The Water is Wider." Books available at the library. Bring a lunch or just interest in discussion. Information: Meris Morrison, Librarian, 802-365-7948.

Make-A-Plate: 1-5 p.m., Moore Free Library, Newfane. Annual "make a plate" drop-in event during library hours through Nov. 10. All ages welcome. Cost: $6, includes postage. Information: 802-365-7948.

Ongoing Events

Scleroderma Support Group of Southern Vermont: No meeting at this time. Contact: Scleroderma Foundation, 802-464-5847.

Meditation: 7:30-8:45 a.m., Biologic Wellness Center, Merchants Bank, 205 Main St., Brattleboro (ground floor, basement entrance on right). Mountains and Rivers Mindfulness Community. Free mindfulness class and sharing group in the tradition of Vietnamese Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh. Every Friday. Newcomers welcome. Wheelchair accessible. Information: mountainsandriversmc@myfairpoint.net or 802-387-2382.

Bellows Falls Drop-In Center: Open Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Our Place Drop-In Center, 4 Island St., Bellows Falls. 9-10:30 a.m., free breakfast; 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m., food pantry open, except during lunch; 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., free lunch. Day shelter, shower, fax, phone, food pantry. Information: 802-463-2217.

Hospice Thrift Shop: 10 a.m.-7 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.

Alcoholics Anonymous: Noon, Trinity Lutheran Church, 161 Western Ave., Brattleboro.

Recovery Chat: 2-3 p.m., Turning Point of Windham County, 112 Hardwood Way, Brattleboro. Less formal group, conversation, games, sharing. Information: 802-257-5600.

Candlelight AA Meeting: 9-11 p.m., Turning Point of Windham County, 112 Hardwood Way, Brattleboro. AA discussion and fellowship with candlelit setting. Information: 802-257-5600.

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

BCTV

Brattleboro Channel 8: 8 a.m., Democracy Now!; 9 a.m., Protest Movements and Social Change; 10:40 a.m., Riverbank Church: Finances-Generosity-Planning; 11:28 a.m., The Rhema Word; 12 p.m., Landmark College: Bialystock & Sandglass Theater; 1:30 p.m., Bratt Literary Festival 2012: Howard Frank Mosher; 2:30 p.m., Aralyn’s Quest: Part 1; 3:30 p.m., New England Cooks, Trina and Meggen Beaulier; 4:30 p.m., Words of Peace: The Ocean in the Drop; 5 p.m., For the Animals: Green Mountain College Animal Abuse; 5:45 p.m., 545 Live Weekend Report, Live; 6 p.m., BUHS TV News; 6:30 p.m., Protecting Children from Internet Crime; 7 p.m., SEVCA Low Income Weatherization; 7:30 p.m., Brattleboro Film Festival Coming Attractions 2012; 8 p.m., Democracy Now!; 9 p.m., Al Jezeera News; 9:30 p.m., Community Medical School Treating Artrial Fibrillation; 11 p.m., BASIC Skatepark Design Meeting.

Brattleboro Channel 10: 7 a.m., SEVCA Low Income Weatherization; 7:30 a.m., Guilford Selectboard Mtg.; 9 a.m., Dummerston Selectboard Mtg.; 9:58 a.m., 5:45 Live: Midweek Report; 10:15 a.m., BUHS TV Live; 11 a.m., The David Pakman Show; 12 p.m., Brattleboro Special Selectboard Mtg.; 3:30 p.m., Organic Politics: Major News Outlets Block Independents; 4 p.m., Vernon Selecboard Mtg.; 7:30 p.m., Brattleboro Selectboard Mtg.; 11 p.m., Montpelier Connection: Samantha Kane Eagle ND, MS.

Saturday

Music/Dance

Youth Theater: 2 and 7 p.m., New England Youth Theatre, 100 Flat St., Brattleboro. NEYT’s production of Roald Dahl’s classic story, "Fantastic Mr. Fox." Cost: Adults, $10; students and seniors, $8. Information: www.neyt.org or 802-246-6398.

Leland & Gray Players: 3 and 7:30 p.m., Dutton Gymnasium, Leland & Gray Union High School, Route 30, Townshend. Leland & Gray Players present Arthur Miller’s "The Crucible." Directed by Ann Landenburger. Information: Ann Landenburger at verbatim@svcable.net or 802-348-7156.

Family Contra and Square Dance: 6:30-9:30 p.m., Evening Star Grange, Dummerston Center. Potluck dinner at 5:30 p.m. Andy Davis, calling. Music by "Continuum." All ages and levels of experience are welcome. Cost: Adults, $7; children, $4; families, $20. Information: Robin or Andy Davis, 802-257-1819 or village@dancingmasters.com.

Musical Recital: 6:30 p.m., Mountain View Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1002 Fort Bridgman Road, Route 142, Vernon. Mme. Stoddart to sing a recital of "Songs of Prayer and Praise." Accompanied on piano by William Ness. Composers: Beck, Bonds, Dvorak, Fauré, Gounod, H. Johnson, R. King. Free. Followed by fellowship and refreshments.

Tri-State Dance: 7-11 p.m., Elm Hall, Durkee Street, off Parker Street, Winchester, N.H. Band: Playin’ Possum. Admission: Members, $8; non-members, $10. Coffee and pastry provided. Hosted by the Monadnock-Tri State Dance Club. Information: Pauline, 603-903-0773.

Theater

Live Performance: 7:30 p.m., Horowitz Hall, Vermont Academy, Saxtons River. VA’s performing arts department presents "Urinetown: The Musical," a humorous satire. Admission: Adults: $10; students $5. Information: 802-869-6644.

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.

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.

Meals

Hunters’ Breakfast: 4-10 a.m., at the NewBrook Fire Station, Route 30, Newfane. Cost $8. Everyone welcome. Benefit the NewBrook Auxiliary.

Chicken Pie Supper: 5 and 6 p.m., First Congregational Church of Westminster, Route 5. Two family-style seatings. Menu: Chicken pie, mashed potatoes, squash, coleslaw, boiled onions, rolls and homemade apple pie. Cost: Adults, $10; children 12 and under, $5; under 5 eat free.

Hunters’ Supper: 5 p.m., at the Stratton Town Hall. Fundraiser for the Wardsboro Fire Department. Family-friendly supper. Menu: Roasted fresh turkey and gravy, mashed potatoes and squash, boiled onions, coleslaw, bread, and homemade pies. Tickets, at the door: Adults, $10; children 12 and under, $5. Take-out meals available. Information: Chief Chris Liller, 802 380-1328.

Turkey Supper: 5:30-7 p.m., at Halifax Community Hall, West Halifax. Menu: Turkey, stuffing, gravy, mashed potatoes, squash, corn, cranberry sauce, rolls and a variety of pies. Cost: Adults, $12; children 5-12, $6; and preschoolers free. Benefit for the Halifax School.

Miscellaneous

Holiday Bazaar: 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Third Congregational Church of Alstead, River Street, Alstead, N.H. Area crafters, Christmas decorations, children’s accessories, needlework, jams and jellies; raffle; pottery; old photos of Alstead; quilt raffle, and more. Lunch and snacks.

Christmas Stocking Bazaar: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Christ’s Church, Saxtons River. Handmade gifts, food pantry, attic treasures, linens; candy, baked goods; children’s activities; sandwiches, soups, and dessert; Christmas music; raffle. Sponsored by the Women’s Fellowship of Christ’s Church. Handicapped access from parking lot behind church.

Yard and Tag Sale: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., First Baptist Church, 190 Main St., Brattleboro, (next to Brown & Roberts). Small articles of furniture, glassware, dishes, books, interesting bric a brac, clothing and more. Benefit for church kitchen renovations and general fund. Information: 802-254-9566.

Make-A-Plate: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Moore Free Library, Newfane. Annual "make a plate" drop-in event, final day. All ages welcome. Cost: $6, includes postage. Information: 802-365-7948.

Planting of the Daffodils: 9 a.m., at Exit 1 off Interstate 91, Canal Street, Brattleboro. Help plant 1,000 daffodils. Effort of the Exit 1 Gateway Project. Volunteers needed. Bring picnic lunch. Hot beverages available. To volunteer: Martha, 802-254-2331 or martha.ramsey@comcast.net; or Julia, 802-251-8107 or planning@brattleboro.org.

Worn Again Thrift Shop: 9 a.m.-6 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.

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.

Meet the Author: 4 p.m., Main Street Arts, Saxtons River. Gardening columnist Henry Homeyer to read from his children’s book, "Wobar and the Quest for the Magic Calumet." Also, illustrator Josh Yunger in attendance. Free. Info: 802-869-2960 or info@mainstreetarts.org.

Evening of Poetry: 7:30 p.m., Next Stage, 15 Kimball Hill, Putney. An Extraordinary Evening of Poetry: Victoria Redel and Sydney Lea, Poet Laureate of Vermont. Followed by question and answer period with the artists. Presented by Next Stage Arts Project. Tickets $10 at www.nextstagearts.org. Info: 802-387-0102 or nextstagearts@gmail.com.

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.

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.

Sunday, Nov. 11

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.

Youth Theater: 2 p.m., New England Youth Theatre, 100 Flat St., Brattleboro. NEYT’s production of Roald Dahl’s classic story, "Fantastic Mr. Fox." Cost: Adults, $10; students and seniors, $8. Information: www.neyt.org or 802-246-6398.

Community Circle Dance: 3:30-5:30 p.m., Aikido Studio, 11 Cottage St., Brattleboro. Led by Cathy Jay of Keene, N.H. All dances taught. No partner needed. All welcome. Donations appreciated, not required. Information: Lucia Wilson, 802-380-3291 or Parker Huber, 802-257-9108.

Theater

Live Performance: 2 p.m., Horowitz Hall, Vermont Academy, Saxtons River. VA’s performing arts department presents "Urinetown: The Musical," a humorous satire. Admission: Adults: $10; students $5. Information: 802-869-6644.

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

Ski Tow Workbee: 10 a.m., at the Ski Tow, Living Memorial Park, Guilford Street, Brattleboro. Volunteers are needed to help get the tow ready for the winter season. Painting, washing windows, clearing brush, chainsaw work, greasing groomer, and more. Information: Ray Blow, Living Memorial Park Snow Sports, 802-380-2977.

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

Free Veterans’ Car Wash: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Burton Car Wash & Detailing Services, both locations, 201 Canal St., and 873 Putney Road. Free car wash to all veterans and active duty military personnel.

Brattleboro Area Socialist Party-USA: 1 p.m., Meeting at 477 Williams St. in Brattleboro. Information: 802-387-4060.

Yard and Tag Sale: 1-3 p.m., First Baptist Church, 190 Main St., Brattleboro, (next to Brown & Roberts). Small articles of furniture, glassware, dishes, books, interesting bric a brac, clothing and more. Benefit for church kitchen renovations and general fund. Information: 802-254-9566.

Veterans Day Ceremony: 2 p.m., West Chesterfield Old Arch Bridge, Route 9, Chesterfield, N.H. Sponsored by the Chesterfield Arch Bridge Society. Program by the Chesterfield American Legion Post No. 86. Chaplain Dot Hunt to conduct tribute to those who have served in the armed forces. Rain or shine.

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.