Friday February 22, 2013

Today

Music/Dance

Kevin Parry Performs: 7-10 p.m., at the West Dover Inn, Route 100, West Dover. Kevin Parry takes rock ‘n’ roll requests on guitar and vocals. Free. Information: 802-464-5207 or www.kevinparrymusic.com.

Ballroom and Latin Dance: Stone Church, 210 Main St., Brattleboro. A night of ballroom and Latin dancing presented by Shall We Dance Brattleboro. 7-8 p.m., A Salsa, LA Smooth Style dance lesson taught. 8-10 p.m., Open dancing. Refreshments. Cost: Singles, $8; couples, $15; teens and seniors, $5. Information: Ray, 802-579-9990; ray@shallwedance.biz.

Concert and Pizza: 7:30 p.m., The West Townshend Store, Route 30, West Townshend. Concert with the Town Hall Boys. 5:30-7:30 p.m., Pizza available. Theater

Youth Theater: 4 and 7 p.m., New England Youth Theatre, 100 Flat St., Brattleboro. NEYT Junior Company presents "Ferdinand the Bull," adapted and directed by Peter Gould. Cost: $8 for students, $10 for seniors and $12 for adults. Information: www.neyt.org or 802-246-6398.

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.


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Information: 802-368-7872.

KidsPLAYce: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., 20 Elliot St., under Hotel Pharmacy, Brattleboro. Indoor play space and discover center. 10:30-11 a.m., Story and Healthy Snack provided by the Brattleboro Food Co-Op. Children 0-8 years and adult companion. Children, $6; under 6 months free. Information: 802-254-5212.

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.

Game Night: 5:30 p.m., Rockingham Free Public Library, 65 Westminster St., Bellows Falls. Ages 13 and up. Information: 802-463-4270.

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.

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.

Skiing/Snowboarding at the Park: 3-9 p.m., Living Memorial Park, Guilford Street, Brattleboro. $5 charge. Hill maintained and operated by Living Memorial Park Snow Sports. Weather permitting. Information: www.vtsnowsports.org.

Meals

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

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.

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.

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.

Worn Again Thrift Shop: 10 a.m.-5 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.

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.

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: 7 a.m., Let’s Talk About Mental Health; 7:30 a.m., Holistically Speaking: Ep. 35, Merging Technologied: The New Global Shaman; 8 a.m., Democracy Now!; 9 a.m., Riverbank Church: The Wonder Years Pt.4; 10 a.m., The Life and Times of Thelonius Monk; 11:30 a.m., 2012 Lenten Mission: Journey On Session 1, God’s Journey to Us; 12:30 p.m., 2012 Lenten Mission: Journey On Session 2, Our Yes to God; 1:30 p.m., Think Local: The Case of Bradley Manning, U.S. Army Private; 2 p.m., Let’s Talk About Mental Health; 2:30 p.m., Riverbank Church: The Wonder Years Pt.4; 3:30 p.m., Equilibrium: A new way of doing business; 4 p.m., Chiho Kaneko Eyewitness Report from Fukushima; 5:45 p.m., 5:45 Live Weekend Report; 6 p.m., Dear Pina: A Tribute to the late German Choreographer Pina Bausch; 7 p.m., Sufi Wisdom Series: Gathering of Abundance; 7:25 p.m., Coma Club: Episode 2, The Oblitorator; 8 p.m., Democracy Now!; 9 p.m., Al Jezeera News; 9:30 p.m., 10th Annual Collegiate A Cappella Concert: Latchis.

Brattleboro Channel 10: 9 a.m., Montpelier Connection: Webcast- Rep David Deen; 9:30 a.m., Grand Opening of the new Bartonsville Covered Bridge; 9:58 a.m., 5:45 Live; 10:25 a.m., Sen. Sanders on Veteran’s Benefits; 11 a.m., The David Pakman Show- From This Week; 12 p.m., Townshend Selectboard Mtg.; 2:30 p.m., Guilford Selectboard Meeting.; 3:17 p.m., Windham County Legislators Breakfast; 4:30 p.m., Leland and Gray School Board Mtg.; 5:30 p.m., Under The Golden Dome, Week 5; 6 p.m., Brattleboro Selectboard Mtg.; 9:30 p.m., Vernon Selectboard Mtg.

Saturday

Music/Dance

Powershift 2: A Dance Party: 7-11 p.m., The Stone Church, 210 Main St., Brattleboro. SAGE Alliance to celebrate their work to shut down Vermont Yankee. Dance to live rock ‘n’ roll, featuring Gangly Heart, the Diamondstones, and Tritium Well bands. New comedy sketch by Suzy Polucci and Court Dorsey, info on upcoming actions, and the latest nuke news. Free snacks, drinks and finger foods. Free with a suggested donation of $5-$10 to help support SAGE Alliance.

Contra Dance: 8-10:30 p.m., Pierce’s Hall, East Putney. 7:30 p.m., Beginners’ workshop. Steve Howland, caller. Amy Cann and All Comers Band plays. No partner necessary. Suggested donation, $7. Information: 802-387-5357.

Theater

Youth Theater: 2 and 7 p.m., New England Youth Theatre, 100 Flat St., Brattleboro. NEYT Junior Company presents "Ferdinand the Bull," adapted and directed by Peter Gould. Cost: $8 for students, $10 for seniors and $12 for adults. Information: www.neyt.org or 802-246-6398.

Murder Mystery Dinner: 6-9 p.m., American Legion, 32 Linden St., Brattleboro. Disco-themed murder mystery dinner theater performed by Vermont Theatre Company. Dinner served by Brattleboro Memorial Hospital Ladies Auxiliary. $35 per person/$300 table of 10. Tickets only available at brattleborotix.com.

Kids

KidsPLAYce: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 20 Elliot St., under Hotel Pharmacy, Brattleboro. Indoor play space and discover center. Children 0-8 years and adult companion. Children, $6; under 6 months free. Information: 802-254-5212.

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.

Warming Hut: 9 a.m., at the Scout cabin, off Guilford Fairgrounds. Hot dogs, chili, chicken soup, drinks and snacks by donation. Benefit for the Guilford Pitstoppers Snowmobile Club and future warming hut weekends. Ride in snow permitting or drive in.

Skiing/Snowboarding at the Park: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Living Memorial Park, Guilford Street, Brattleboro. $5 charge. Hill maintained and operated by Living Memorial Park Snow Sports. Weather permitting. Information: www.vtsnowsports.org.

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

Sledding Party: Noon-3 p.m., at Sportsmen Inc., 2081 Creamery Road, Guilford. Bonfire to warm watchers. Hot dogs on the grill, hot chocolate, and s’mores. Free for all. Public welcome. Bring sled or flyer. Sportsmen Inc. is a local hunting, fishing and shooting club. Information: 802-257-1248.

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.

Miscellaneous

Two-Day Indoor Yard Sale: 8 a.m.-2 p.m., at Knotty Pine Antique Gallery, 787 West Swanzey Rd., West Swanzey, N.H. Benefit for Fast Friends Greyhound Rescue. Information: www.HelpingGreyhounds.org or 603-355-1556. Also, Sunday, Feb. 24.

Indoor Flea Market: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Municipal Center, 2948 Vt. Rte. 100, Jacksonville. Vendors selling crafts, attic treasures, white elephant items and more. Baked goods. Lunch served. Sponsored by the Jackasonville Ladies Aid. Snow date: Sunday, Feb. 24, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Information: Judy Bernard at 802-368-2912 or Gail Eleck at 802-368-2213.

Girl Scout Cookies: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Exit 1 Outlet Center, Canal Street, Brattleboro. Booth sale sponsored by Brattleboro Daisy Girl Scout Troop 12946. Cookies $4 a box. Donations accepted to Yellow Ribbon Organization for cookies for local troops serving in the military.

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.

Natural Parenting: 4 p.m., Sprout Natural Parenting, 57 Elliot St., Brattleboro. The How and Why of Cloth Diapering. Free. Registration required, 802-254-2600. Pregnant Belly Henna Art by appointment, $5.