NORTHFIELD, MASS. >> Pianists Lynne Walker and Chris Harris in a concert at 4 p.m. Nov. 14. at First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church. They will present a concert of folk music, ragtime, Americana and Broadway tune. The suggested donation for each concert is $10. After the concert there will be homemade refreshments in the Webster Room.

BRATTLEBORO >> Richard Gage will be coming to the Hooker Dunham Theater at 139 Main St.,on Sunday, Nov 15 at 7 p.m. to screen a film "Firefighters Architects and Engineers Expose 9/11 Myths" and to take questions. This film features Gage and firefighter and founder of Firefighters for 9/11 Truth and Unity 4. - Erik Lawyer.

BRATTLEBORO >> Asian Cultural Center of Vermont presents Diwali New Year Festival of India, Nepal and Sri Lanka downtown at 118 Elliot, on Sunday, Nov. 15, 1 to 3 p.m. Brattleboro, All ages welcome. Ras Garbha community dance to join in, learn,, or watch. Henna decoration. potluck, refreshments. Further information: 802-257-7898,

BRATTLEBORO >> Stephen Batchelor, an internationally known Buddhist meditation teacher and best-selling author, is set to speak in Brattleboro on Nov. 14. Register early for his talk — set for Saturday, Nov. 14, from 1 to 4 p.m. at Centre Congregational Church in Brattleboro — by logging onto the website, or by calling 802-254-7077.


BRATTLEBORO >> The Brattleboro Historical Society will celebrate the history of downtown with a slide show on Sunday, Nov. 15, at 2 p.m. at its History Center on 196 Main St. The History Center is in the Masonic building open Thursday and Friday from 2 to 4 p.m. and Saturday from noon to 3 p.m. For information, call 802-258-4957.

BRATTLEBORO >> Stephan Brandstatter and Dennis Waring will present "Vibrant Ensemble" performing "Spirit, Power & Energy of the Gong" at the River Garden from noon to 1 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 23. The mood is calming, and ethereally soothing and healing. Brandstater is a percussionist/gong specialist and Waring plays on a wide variety of instruments.