Saturday March 30, 2013

Today

Music/Dance

Salsa Dance Series: Stone Church, 210 Main St., Brattleboro. Technique, step patterns, partnership, dance etiquette. Third of five-week series. 3-4 p.m., Beginners; 4-5 p.m., Intermediate/Advanced; 5-6 p.m., guided practice. Drop-in: $12; $18 for both classes. Students: $8, $15. Taught by Ray Warren and Lucinda Dee of Shall We Dance? To register or information: 802-579-9990; ray@shallwedance.biz.

Chesterfield Spring Fling: 7-11 p.m., at Keene (N.H.) Country Club Ballroom. Dance; live and silent auction. Appetizers and desserts available. Annual benefit for the Chesterfield Public School Foundation.

Contra Dance: 8-10:30 p.m., Pierce’s Hall, East Putney. Beginners’ workshop at 7:30 p.m. Caller: Rebecca Lay. Band: Steve Howland, David Kaynor, Becky Hollingsworth. No partner necessary. Suggested donation, $7. Information: 802-387-5357 or 802-579-9263. Theater

BFUHS Players: 2 and 7 p.m., Bellows Falls Union High School, Auditorium. BFUHS Drama Club presents its spring musical, "The Pajama Game." Tickets $5.

Leland & Gray Players: 3 and 7:30 p.m., Leland & Gray Union High School, Dutton Gymnasium, Route 30, Townshend. "Guys and Dolls," musical based on stories by Damon Runyon; music and lyrics by Frank Loesser. Tickets: Adults, $8; $5 for students and seniors, $5.


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Kids

Easter Egg Hunt: At Living Memorial Park, Guilford Street, Brattleboro. 9:30 a.m., ages 4 and under; and at 9:45 a.m., ages 5 and up. Sponsored by the Brattleboro Recreation & Parks Dept. and Price Chopper. Bring basket or container. Prizes. For Brattleboro residents only. Information: 802-254-5805.

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.

Youth Chess Tournament: 1-4 p.m., Brattleboro Recreation & Parks Department, Gibson-Aiken Center, 207 Main St., Brattleboro. For Grades K-8. Cost $5 at the door, $3 if register early. Information or to register: 802-254-5808.

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.

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.

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.

Miscellaneous

Rabies Clinic: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., West Brattleboro Fire Station, Western Avenue. Pets from all towns/states welcome. Dogs on leashes, cats in carriers. Vaccinations $10 each. Brattleboro dog licenses available. Information: Brattleboro Animal Control, 802-257-7950. Benefit the Brattleboro Police Cadets.

Mary’s Closet Rummage Sale: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., First Congregational Church, 880 Western Ave., West Brattleboro. Final winter sale. All clothing by donation, includes sweaters, slacks, jeans, blouses, shirts, skirts, dresses, outerwear, and footwear. Sponsored by the church proceeds benefiting the church’s mission.

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. Abuja the goat, with Elizabeth Wood from New Leaf CSA, visits. Project of Post Oil Solutions. Information: 802-8692141 or farmersmarket@postoilsolutions.org. Final market of the season.

Meet the Author: Noon, Brooks Memorial Library, Second Floor, Meeting Room, 224 Main St., Brattleboro. A lively, engaging presentation of "In Disguise! Undercover with Real Women Spies" with author Elizabeth G. Macalaster. Sponsored by Brooks Memorial Library. Information: 802-254-5290.

Paintings and Sculptures: Catherine Dianich Gallery, Noon-3 p.m., 139 Main St., Brattleboro. "Two Roads Diverged," work by women who have started or returned to making art in later life. Featured in conjunction with Women’s History Month. Information: 802-380-1607 or www.catherinedianichgallery.com.

VY Parade and Rally: 3:30 p.m., Harris Place parking lot, to the Common, down Linden and Main Street to Latchis Theatre, 50 Main St., Brattleboro, for rally at 4:30 p.m. "Leaks, Lies & Lawyers Parade & Rally." Parade led by Bread & Puppet, with floats, banners and bands; rally with program of speakers, skits and music.

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: 10 a.m.-4 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., St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, corner Bradley Avenue and Putney Road, Brattleboro. (Note location change.)

Easy Does It: 8:30-9:40 p.m., Brattleboro Memorial Hospital, Brew Barry Conference Center 2. Info: 802-257-5801.

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

BCTV

Brattleboro Channel 8: 7:30 a.m., Liberty TV; 8 a.m., Democracy Now!; 9 a.m., Brooks House: Dream to Reality Leasing Party; 9:30 a.m., State House Coverage: Pre-Kindergarten Education Bill Pt 2; 12 p.m., The Pulse of Brattleboro: Harris Hill 2013; 1 p.m., Agape Christian Fellowship: The Oracles of God Pt.4; 2:12 p.m., Pets Have Us Talking, Photographing Your Pets; 2:30 p.m., The Rhema Word; 3:05 p.m., Vt. Home Energy Challenge; 4:29 p.m., Dead Men Walking: The Journey Continues, Sister Helen Prejean; 5:45 p.m., 5:45 Live; 6 p.m., Al Jezeera News; 6:30 p.m., Brooks House: Dream to Reality Leasing Party; 7 p.m., The Pulse of Brattleboro: Harris Hill 2013; 8 p.m., Vt. Home Energy Challenge; 9:30 p.m., Let’s Talk About Mental Health; 10 p.m., From the BCTV Archive: Vermont Times with Luis Tijerina: feat. 3-Way Street; 11 p.m., Gay USA.

Brattleboro Channel 10: 7:30 a.m., BUHS Board Mtg.; 8:47 a.m., Discussion of Vt. H.66, The Break-Open Ticket Tax; 10 a.m., 5:45 Live; 10:30 a.m., Jamaica Selectboard Mtg.; 1 p.m., Sen. Leahy Flood Recovery Press Conf at Latchis; 2 p.m., 2013 Battleboro Representative Town Meeting; 9 p.m., Putney Selectboard Mtg.; 11:30 p.m., Battleboro Selectboard Spec 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. For more information: marcellaeversole@yahoo.com or visit 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.

Outdoors/Recreation

Paneurhythmy: 8 a.m., at Living Memorial Park, in the parking lot of Nelson Withington Skating Facility, Guilford Street, Brattleboro. A free interfaith movement practice that celebrates love wisdom and truth. Weather permitting. Information: Rupa Cousins, 802-387-5276.

Early Spring Tree Walk: 11 a.m.-noon, meet at trailhead for Putney Central School Forest, 172 Westminster Road, Putney. Park next to the pool. Learn to identify trees without their leaves with naturalist Gino Palmeri. Limited to 15 people. Free. Sponsored by Putney Conservation Commission. Information: 802-246-7693.

Skiing/Snowboarding at the Park: Noon-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.

Miscellaneous

Sitting and Walking Meditation Practice: 10 a.m.-noon, Vermont Insight Meditation Center, Neighbor’s Hall, Solar Hill, 229 Western Ave., Brattleboro. Cheryl Wilfong will lead guided Metta (Lovingkindness) meditations.

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: 7:15 a.m., Brattleboro CoreArts Cultural Mapping Project; 8 a.m., Agape Christian Fellowship: The Oracles of God Pt.4; 9:15 a.m., Vt. Home Energy Challenge; 10:45 a.m., State House Coverage, Child Care Providers; 12:30 p.m., Brooks House: Dream to Reality Leasing Party; 1 p.m., Words of Peace: Taking Off; 1:30 p.m., Riverbank Church: Live; 2:30 p.m., St. Michael’s Catholic Church Mass; 3:30 p.m., State House Coverage: Pre-Kindergarten Education Bill; 4:55 p.m., Community Medical School: Personalized Prescriptions Pt. 1; 5:45 p.m., 5:45 Live; 6 p.m., The Pulse of Brattleboro: Harris Hill 2013; 7 p.m., St. Michael’s Catholic Church Mass; 8 p.m., Flotilla Protest, VY Thermal Pollution of Conn. River; 9:45 p.m., Brattleboro CoreArts Cultural Mapping Project; 10:30 p.m., Vt. Home Energy Challenge.

Brattleboro Channel 10: 8 a.m., Brattleboro DRB; 9:15 a.m., Sen. Leahy Flood Recovery Press Conf. at Latchis; 10 a.m., 5:45 Live; 10:30 a.m., Dummerston Selectboard; 1 p.m., Jamaica Selectboard; 3:30 p.m., Guilford Selectboard; 6 p.m., Putney Selectboard; 8:30 p.m., Brattleboro Planning Commission Mtg.; 10:30 p.m., BUHS Board.