Saturday November 17, 2012

Today

Music/Dance

Women’s Chorus: 7:30 p.m., First Baptist Church, 190 Main St., Brattleboro. Brattleboro Women’s Chorus 17th Annual Fall Concert. Songs of pilgrimage -- travels of spirit. Directed by Becky Graber. Accompanied by Molly Steinmark on percussion. Cost: Adult, $10; generous, $15; students and seniors, $8. Information: 802-254-8994 or www.BrattleboroWomensChorus.org.

Jazz Quartet: 8 p.m., Vermont Jazz Center, 72 Cotton Mill Hill, Brattleboro. Vermont Jazz Center presents Louis Hayes Quartet. General admission, $20; student, $15. Sponsored by David Ellis and Ellis Music, The Hampton Inn of Brattleboro, Vt Arts Council and VPR and WFCR. Kids

Teen Book Club: 6-9 p.m., Pettee Memorial Library, 6 South Main St., Wilmington. Casual discussion of "Divergent" by Veronica Roth. Pizza and a movie. Information: 802-464-8557, petteelibrary@yahoo.com, or petteelibrary.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. 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.

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.

Meals

Italian Buffet: 5-7 p.m., Jacksonville Community Church, Route 112, Jacksonville. Cost: Adults, $10; children over 3, $3. Benefit for the Jacksonville Church Driveway Fund.

Miscellaneous

Mistletoe Mart: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., First Congregational Church, on the Common, Walpole, N.H. Coffee time, luncheon, candy, baked goods, crafts, white elephants, gifts, and trims. Handicapped accessible.

Christmas on the Green: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., St. John’s Episcopal Church, Parish Hall, Elm Street, Walpole, N.H. Holiday bazaar with hand-crafted gifts, holiday ornaments, plants, dried goods, baked goods, childrens’ books; cookie cans filled with homemade delectables. Information: 603-756-4533.

Country Christmas Bazaar: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 18 Town Crier Drive, off Putney Road (across from Shell), Brattleboro. Homemade crafts and articles, Grandma’s Attic, homemade doughnuts, applesauce, frozen apple pies; Christmas items. Coffee, cider, tea. Hosted by the Women of the FUMC. Proceeds to both local and church missions. Handicap accessible. Information: 802-254-4218 or fumc@sover.net.

Holiday Bazaar: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Austine School, Holton Hall, fourth floor, on campus off Maple Street, Brattleboro. Crafts, gifts, food and more. Hosted by Austine School Museum Fund.

Annual Christmas Bazaar: 9 a.m.-6 p.m., St. Michael’s School, 48 Walnut St., Brattleboro. Raffles, homemade items, baked goods and Grandma’s Attic. Santa vistis at 10 a.m., bring a camera.

Holiday Craft Fair: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Centre Congregational Church, Memorial Hall and Fireside Parlor, 193 Main St., Brattleboro. Craft items including paintings, collages, photos, quilts, doll clothes, note cards and more. Gingerbread cookies to decorate, live music. Refreshments. Information: 802-254-4730.

Mission Fair: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., United Church of Winchester, N.H., corner of Main and Parker streets. Crafts, handmade decorations, knitted and crocheted items, quilts, baked goods, Chinese auction, Grandmother clock raffle, berry bowls, plants, SERRV items, CWS blanket and Heifer Project cards, white elephants. Coffee and doughnuts. Lunch, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Hosted by the Ladies Society. Proceeds to local and world missions.

Holiday Bazaar: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Westmoreland United Church’s Fellowship Hall, Rte. 63, South Village Common, Westmoreland, N.H. Luncheon, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Hand-crafted items, quilt raffle, themed baskets, home-baked goods and a cookie walk; holiday swags, arrangements, and berry bowls; white elephants. Proceeds for the Westmoreland Ladies Aid Society’s many mission projects. Information: 603-399-4975.

Thanksgiving Market: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Brattleboro Farmers’ Market, Route 9, West Brattleboro, outdoors. Fall greens, potatoes and sweet potatoes, onions and turnips, winter squashes and garlic, apples, cider and hard cider. Grass-fed meats, cornmeal, maple syrup, preserves, and other products from local farms. EBT and debit welcome. Information: 802-254-8885.

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.

Holiday Bazaar: 1-3 p.m., at the Historic Brookline Church, Grassy Brook Road, Brookline. Handknit sweaters, dolls, ornaments and more. Baked goods, coffee, cider and raffle ticket drawing for the "Moonlight-in-Vermont" quilt at 1 p.m. Directions: Turn right at the Newfane Flea Market and follow signs.

Meet the Author: 2-5 p.m., Brattleboro Food Coop, Community Room, Lower Main Street, Brattleboro. Dede Cummings, co-author of "Living with Crohn’s & Colitis" and author of a new cookbook, "Cooking Well: IBS," to discuss, make and share recipes to support IBS and Gluten intolerance. Cost: $10, shareholders; $15, non-shareholders.

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: 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.

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.

BCTV

Brattleboro Channel 8: 7:30 a.m., Liberty TV; 8 a.m., Survivor: George Becker at 106 years old; 8:45 a.m., Ben Aleshire at the Brattleboro Lit Fest; 9 a.m., Brattleboro Citizens Breakfast; 9:45 a.m., The Rhema Word; 10:30 a.m., Community Medical School Treating Artrial Fibrillation; 12 p.m., SEVCA Low Income Weatherization; 12:30 p.m., Protest Movements and Social change; 2:05 p.m., Athens Community Christian Church 7 29 12; 3 p.m., Burlington Book Fest: Sydney Lea, Poet Laureate of Vt.; 3:48 p.m., Lynndall Kaye Procter-Barrett Memorial; 5 p.m., Burlington Book Fest: Bill McKibben: Taking on the Fossil Fuel Companies; 5:45 p.m., 5:45 Live: Weekend Report; 6 p.m., World Learning 80th Anniv. Symposium; 7:45 p.m., Brattleboro Figure Skating Club 2012; 9 p.m., Opiates: A discussion with Robert Stack, LMHC, LADC; 9:30 p.m., Landmark College presents Ellen McCulloch-Lovell; 10:45 p.m., Ben Aleshire at the Brattleboro Lit Fest; 11 p.m., Gay USA.

Brattleboro Channel 10: 7:30 a.m., Newfane Special Town Mtg.; 10 a.m., 5:45 Live: Weekend Report; 10:30 a.m., Dummerston Selectboard Mtg.; 1 p.m., Putney Selectboard; 3:30 p.m., Vernon Selectboard Mtg; 5 p.m., The David Pakman Show; 6 p.m., Brattleboro Selectboard Mtg.; 8:30 p.m., Brattleboro Special Selectboard Mtg.; 11 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.

British Jubilee: 3 p.m., Latchis Theatre, Brattleboro. British Jubilee. Windham Orchestra presents Music of England. Hugh Keelan, music director. Sir Edward Elgar’s "Enigma" Variations; Frederick Delius’ Prelude to Irmelin and Benjamin Britten’s Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings. Admission by donation. Advance tickets: Brattleboro Music Center, 802-257-4523. Information: bmcvt.org.

Women’s Chorus: 4 p.m., First Baptist Church, 190 Main St., Brattleboro. Brattleboro Women’s Chorus 17th Annual Fall Concert. Songs of pilgrimage -- travels of spirit. Directed by Becky Graber. Accompanied by Molly Steinmark on percussion. Cost: Adult, $10; generous, $15; students and seniors, $8. Information: 802-254-8994 or www.BrattleboroWomensChorus.org.

Lecture

Civil War Talk: 2 p.m., Brattleboro Masonic Center, 196 Main St., Brattleboro Historical Society’s annual meeting program. Features re-enactor Liam McKone as Captain John Lonergan, Vermont’s Irish Rebel. All welcome. Handicap accessible at rear entrance. Information: 802-254-8398.

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

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.

Meals

Hunters’ Breakfast: 5-11 a.m., South Acworth, N.H., Village Store, Rte. 123A.

Miscellaneous

Annual Christmas Bazaar: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., St. Michael’s School, 48 Walnut St., Brattleboro. Raffles, homemade items, baked goods and Grandma’s Attic.

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: Dealing with Calamity; 9 a.m., Survivor: George Becker at 106 years old; 9:50 a.m., Brattleboro Figure Skating Club 2012; 11 a.m., Community Medical School Treating Artrial Fibrillation; 12:30 p.m., Mongolian Music & Dance at Leland & Gray; 1:45 p.m., BASIC Skatepark Workshop at the Crowell Lot; 2:55 p.m., Brattleboro Citizens Breakfast; 3:30 p.m., St. Michael’s Catholic Church Mass; 4:30 p.m., Sal Landau, Will the Real Terrorist Please Stand Up; 5:45 p.m., 5:45 Live: Weekend Report; 6 p.m., For the Animals: Green Mountain College Animal Abuse; 6:30 p.m., Aralyn’s Quest: Part 1; 7:30 p.m., Opiates: A discussion with Robert Stack, LMHC, LADC; 8 p.m., St. Michael’s Catholic Church Mass; 9 p.m., World Learning 80th Anniv. Symposium; 10:45 p.m., Lynndall Kaye Procter-Barrett Memorial.

Brattleboro Channel 10: 8 a.m., Brattleboro Election Results 2012 from BUHS; 8:30 a.m., Leland & Gray School Board Mtg.; 11 a.m., 5:45 Live: Weekend Report; 11:30 a.m., Putney Selectboard; 2 p.m., Gov. Shumlin Post-Election Press Conference; 2:40 p.m., Gov. Shumlin Visits BUHS; 3:30 p.m., Davenport Dinner 2012; 4:30 p.m., Dummerston Selectboard Mtg.; 7 p.m., Brattleboro Special Selectboard Mtg.; 9:30 p.m., Brattleboro Election Results 2012 from BUHS; 10 p.m., Newfane Special Town Mtg.