Saturday October 13, 2012

Saturday, Oct. 13 Music/Dance

Contra and Square Dance: 6:30-9:30 p.m., Evening Star Grange, Dummerston Center. Paul Smith, caller. Music by Laurie Indenbaum and Andy Davis. Traditional folktale to be told. 5:30 p.m., Community potluck supper, bring dish to share, own plates and silverware. Hosted by The Village Dance Series. No experience necessary. All dances taught. Refreshments available. Admission: $4 for children, $7 for adults and $20 for a family. Information: Robin or Andy Davis at 802-257-1819, or village@dancingmasters.com.

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

Jazz Performance: 8 p.m., Vermont Jazz Center, 72 Cotton Mill Hill, Brattleboro. Lionel Loueke Trio to perform. General admission $20, student $15.

Theater

The BUHS Players: 7 p.m., Brattleboro Union High School, Auditorium, Fairground Road. BUHS Players present Neil Simon’s hilarious farce, "Fools." Admission $5 for all seats. Information: 802-451-3762.

10-Minute Play Festival: 7:30 p.m., Actors Theatre Playhouse, corner of Brook and Main streets, West Chesterfield, N.H.


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Anything can happen in 10 minutes and usually does. Several plays. All seats $8, reservations recommended. Toll free box office 877-666-1855. Information: www.actors-theatre.info; actorstheatre2@gmail.com.

Kids

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

Hunger Walk: 9 a.m., registration; 10 a.m., Walpole Crop Hunger Walk, at First Congregational Church, Walpole, N.H. Information or to donate: www.cropwalkkonline.org/walpolenh.

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.

4th Annual Buddy Walk: 10 a.m., check-in begins, on the Common, Brattleboro. Celebrates Down Syndrome Awareness Month, promotes acceptance and inclusion of people with Down Syndrome. Speaker, one-mile walk, lunch, live music, games, prizes, vendors and resource information. Everyone welcome. Register or information: www.BrattleboroBuddyWalk.org or call Jim Nicholson at 802-258-4699.

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

Meals

Harvest Dinner: 5-7 p.m., First Baptist Church, 190 Main St., Brattleboro. Menu: Ham and scalloped potatoes, roasted vegetables, choices of salads, desserts, and beverages. Suggested donation: Adults, $9; children 5-10, $5; under 5 free. Information: 802-254-9566.

Covered Dish Supper: 6 p.m., Christ’s Church, Main Street, Saxtons River. Features casseroles: macaroni and cheese, baked beans, pastas, chicken casserole, etc.; green salad and gingerbread with whipped cream. Tickets: Adults, $10; children, $5. Benefit of the Greater Falls Warming Shelter.

Museums

Tasha Tudor Museum: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., 974 Western Ave., West Brattleboro. New exhibit featuring dresses from Tasha Tudor’s historic costume collection. Members free; adults, $5; seniors over 65, $3; ages 6-12, $3; under 6 free. Information: www.tashatudormuseum.org.

Windham County Museum: Noon-5 p.m., Route 30, Newfane. Special exhibit: Diorama of the West River Railroad by artisan Doug Cox. Ongoing exhibits: Civil War collection and battlefield souvenirs, early Vermont furniture, textiles, and portraits, the story of the highwayman, Thunderbolt, early 20th century Windham County photographs. Free admission. Open Wed., Sat. and Sun.

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

Fall Rummage Sale: 9 a.m.-noon, First United Methodist Church, 18 Town Crier Drive, off Putney Road, Brattleboro. New and used clothing. Take what you need, pay what you can. Hosted by United Methodist Women. Benefit for Methodist Mission needs. Information: 802-254-4218 or fumc@sover.net.

Brattleboro Farmers’ Market: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Western Avenue, Route 9, next to Creamery Bridge. Rain or shine. Over 50 juried vendors. Globe-spanning cuisine, artful crafts, and local agriculture; berries, wild foods, preserves, meats, cheese, wine and more. EBT and debit welcome. Frequent Walker/Biker Program. Information: 802-254-8885, brattleborofarmersmarket.com.

Pumpkin Festival/Craft Show: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., on the Common, Townshend. 70-plus vendors. Scarecrow decorating at 10 a.m., judging at 1:30 p.m. Kids’ pumpkin decorating at 12:30 p.m. Halloween costume parade at 2 p.m. Free pony rides. Admission and parking free. Sponsored by the Townshend Business Association.

Voter Registration Day: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at Tri-Park Cooperative Housing Corporation Office, 42 Village Drive, Mountain Home Park, West Brattleboro. Rain or shine. Free hot dogs, hamburgers and beverages. Hosted by West Brattleboro Association, Windham County delegation and Tri-Park.

Craft Fair: 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Maplewood Nursing Home, 201 River Road, Westmoreland, N.H. Vendors, bake sale, raffles, more. Information: 603-399-7376. Directions: 603-399-4912.

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. New location.

Alateen Meeting: 3-4 p.m., Brew Berry Conference Room 2, Brattleboro Memorial Hospital, 17 Belmont Ave., Brattleboro. (Starting Oct. 18, moving to Thursdays 7-8 p.m. in Cafeteria Room B at BMH.)

Narcotics Anonymous: 6:30-8 p.m., Turning Point of Windham County, 112 Hardwood Way, Brattleboro. Friends of Jimmy K. Step meeting. Open to all. Information: 802-257-5600.

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., Riverbank Church: Take a Vow, The Vow of Pursuit; 7:30 a.m., Liberty TV; 7:50 a.m., Change for A Dollar; 8 a.m., Athens Community Christian Church: July 8, 2012; 9 a.m., Tropical Storm Irene Anniversary Candle Light Vigil; 9:30 a.m., Green Mtn Club: The Long Trail and Winooski River; 10:10 a.m., Prof. Horace Campbell on the life of Bob Marley; 11:30 a.m., Civil War Historian Coffin: Vt. & Human Freedom; 12:30 p.m., Keep Talking: Joseph W. Shannon, PhD; 1 p.m., Danger Men Cooking; 2:10 p.m., All Souls Church Unitarian Universalist; 2:55 p.m., Terra Temporalis Create & Destroy: Gabrielle Senza; 4:40 p.m., The Rhema Word; 5:17 p.m., Tropical Storm Irene Anniversary Candle Light Vigil; 5:45 p.m., 5:45 Live: Weekend Report; 6 p.m., Al Jazeera News; 6 p.m., BCTV’s 2012 Annual Meeting; 7:30 p.m., Candidate Conversations with Daryl Pillsbury: Wendy Wilton; 8 p.m., Deaf Queers, With Masa Nakama; 9:30 p.m., Prof. Horace Campbell on the life of Bob Marley; 10:50 p.m., Change for A Dollar; 11 p.m., Gay USA.

Brattleboro Channel 10: 7:45 a.m., Putney Selectboard Mtg; 9 a.m., The David Pakman Show; 9:44 a.m., VTrans On the Road; 10 a.m., 5:45 Live: Weekend Report; 10:30 a.m., Vt State Board of Education Meeting; 1:45 p.m., Jamaica Selectboard Mtg.; 3:30 p.m., Brattleboro Selectboard Mtg.; 5:30 p.m., Montpelier Connection: Vt. State Auditor Candidate Doug Hoffer; 6 p.m., BUHS Board Mtg.; 6:45 p.m., Newfane Selectboard Mtg. 10 04 12; 9 p.m., Townshend Selectboard Mtg.; 11:29 p.m., Rep. Betty Nuovo interviews Doug Hoffer, candidate for Auditor.

Sunday, Oct. 14

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.

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.

Museums

Windham County Museum: Noon-5 p.m., Route 30, Newfane. Special exhibit: Diorama of the West River Railroad by artisan Doug Cox. Ongoing exhibits: Civil War collection and battlefield souvenirs, early Vermont furniture, textiles, and portraits, the story of the highwayman, Thunderbolt, early 20th century Windham County photographs. Free admission. Open Wed., Sat. and Sun.

Westminster Museum: 2-4 p.m., Upstairs, Town Hall, Route 5, Westminster. Exhibiting town historic items. Located across from Post Office. Information: 802-387-5778. Open Sundays.

Meals

Community Breakfast Buffet: 7:30-10:30 a.m., B.P.O.E. 1499 Lodge, Putney Road, Brattleboro. Menu: Eggs, pancakes, Vermont maple syrup, bacon, sausage, homefries, toast, juice, coffee. All welcome. Benefit for Lexy’s Fund. Lexy Giallella, 14, of Brookline, is undergoing treatment for a rare form of cancer. Information: Claire Lavender, 802-254-6917; or Ruth Gorham Houle, 802-999-7194.

Outdoors/Recreation

Black Mountain Hike: 1-3 p.m., Meet at the trailhead on Rice Farm Road, Dummerston. Enjoy the fall colors from the granite peak of Black Mountain. Bring water and a snack. Information: 802-257-1343. Heavy rain will cancel hike.

Miscellaneous

Bake Sale: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., at the Moose Family Center, 59 Henry St., Bellows Falls. Meet Bill Spaulding, see and purchase his handmade clocks. Sponsored by the Women of the Moose.

BF Fire Prevention Parade: 1 p.m., Bellows Falls. 126th Annual Bellows Falls Fire Prevention Parade. Bands and fire department apparatus.

Brattleboro Area Socialist Party-USA: 1 p.m., Samuel Elliot Apartments, 107 Elliot St., 4th floor meeting room, Brattleboro. Discussion on Vermont Politics. Enter at main entrance. Interested members of the public invited. Information: 802-387-4060.

Enchanted Halloween: 1-7 p.m., at Neighborhood Schoolhouse, at Solar Hill, 229 Western Ave., Brattleboro. Pumpkin painting, scarecrow-making, face-painting, food and music and more. For all ages. Tickets: Children, $5; adults, $8; family not more than $25. Fundraiser for Neighborhood Schoolhouse. Information: 802-257-5544. Tickets at Everyone’s Books, Sprout, school families or at the door.

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: 7:20 a.m., Change for A Dollar; 7:30 a.m., All Souls Church Unitarian Universalist; 8:15 a.m., Terra Temporalis Create & Destroy: Gabrielle Senza; 10 a.m., Athens Community Christian Church; 11 a.m., Agape Christian Fellowship: Mind; 12:30 p.m., Marijuana Resolve with Tristan Toleno; 1 p.m., New England Cooks, Annie Copps of Yankee Mag.; 2 p.m., 2012 Vt. International Film Festival Preview; 2:30 p.m., St. Michael’s Mass; 3:30 p.m., Keep Talking: Joseph W. Shannon, PhD; 4 p.m., Words of Peace: "Inner Journey Part One"; 4:30 p.m., Terra Temporalis Create & Destroy: Gabrielle Senza; 5:45 p.m., 5:45 Live: Weekend Report; 6 p.m., Candidate Conversations with Daryl Pillsbury: Wendy Wilton; 6:30 p.m., Tropical Storm Irene Anniversary Candle Light Vigil; 7 p.m., St. Michael’s Mass; 8 p.m., Marijuana Resolve with Tristan Toleno; 8:30 p.m., BCTV’s 2012 Annual Meeting; 10 p.m., Deaf Queers, With Masa Nakama; 11:23 p.m., Green Mtn Club: The Long Trail and Winooski River.

Brattleboro Channel 10: 8:30 a.m., Putney Selectboard Mtg; 9:40 a.m., VTrans On the Road; 10 a.m., 5:45 Live: Weekend Report; 10:25 a.m., BUHS Board Mtg.; 11 a.m., Jamaica Selectboard Mtg.; 1 p.m., Montpelier Connection: Vt. State Auditor Candidate Doug Hoffer; 1:30 p.m., Vt State Board of Education Meeting; 4:45 p.m., Leland & Gray Girls Soccer vs Black River; 6:10 p.m., VTrans On the Road; 6:29 p.m., Vt. Today: Interview with Ed Stanak, candidate for Atty General of Vt.; 8 p.m., Gov. Shumlin Weekly Press Conference: 09-18-2012; 8:30 p.m., BASIC Skatepark Design Meeting; 10:30 p.m., Newfane Selectboard Mtg.