Today, June 23

Windham County

MUSIC

Kevin Parry open mic: 7-10 p.m. at The Marina Restaurant, Putney Road, Brattleboro. Free. 802-257-7563.

Funk Night, live band: 9:30 p.m. at Metropolis, Elliot Street, Brattleboro.

Cadillac Envy, live band: 8:30-11:30 p.m. at Whetstone Brewery, 36 Bridge St., Brattleboro. No cover.

Frendly Gathering: Continues through Saturday. 30 acts, with Big Gigantic and Twiddle headlining. Timber Ridge, 431 Glebe Mountain Road, Windham. frendlygathering.com for schedule and tickets.

Theater

'All's Well That Ends Well': 6 p.m., Shakespeare in The Park. Rotary Stage, Living Memorial Park. $6/ under 6 years free.

Miscellaneous

Dinner and a Movie: 5:30 p.m., dinner at the Gleanery; 7 p.m. "Beasts of the Southern Wild" at Next Stage. Combo $23, reservations at 802-387-3052; film only $5-$10 donation.

Paint Parties Mountain Painters & Artisan Gallery: 6-8 p.m. Mountain Market Place, 5700 Rte. 100, Londonderry. 802-824-6555. Please register in advance to reserve space.

Writers and readers event: 7-8 p.m. The Book Lounge for poets, writers, and readers to mingle. Guests Dede Cummings and Tim Weed. The Lounge in Duo Restaurant, 136 Main St., Brattleboro.


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Art Reception: 5:30-7 p.m. Main Street Arts. Exhibit of works by Sloane Dawson "The Hammer's Song." 35 Main St., Saxtons River; atmainstreetarts.org

Bennington County

Theater

Schoolhouse Rock, Live!: June 23 through July 10 at the Weston Rod and Gun Club, 982 Rte. 100S, Tuesday-Thursday at 1 p.m., Friday, Saturday, 1 and 4 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m. $15 adults, $8 children. 802-824-5288 or westonplayhouse.org.

Over the border

Miscellaneous

Bluegrass Festival: Jenny Brook Family event through June 26. Tunbridge Fairgrounds, Tunbridge. jennybrookbluegrass.com for information.

Friday, June 24

Windham County

MUSIC

Frendly Gathering: Continues through Saturday. 30 acts, with Big Gigantic and Twiddle headlining. Timber Ridge, 431 Glebe Mountain Road, Windham. frendlygathering.com for schedule and tickets.

Samirah Evans and Franz Robert at The Lounge: 7-10 p.m. Friday night jazz. 4 High St., Brattleboro.

Yellow Barn: 8 p.m. Young Artists Program Concert. In The Big Barn, 49 Main St., Putney. yellowbarn.org

Theater

10 Minute Play Festival: 7:30 p.m. Actors Theatre Playhouse, corner of Brook and Main streets, West Chesterfield, N.H. $10 at 877-666-1855. atplayhouse.org

'All's Well That Ends Well': 6 p.m., Shakespeare in The Park. Rotary Stage, Living Memorial Park. $6/ under 6 years free.

Film

Late Night at The Latchis: 9:30 p.m., Southern Vermont Young Professionals to meet at Flat Street Pub, Brattleboro before show at 11 p.m. for screening of "The Goonies" at the Latchis Theatre, 50 Main St., Admission by donation. latchisarts.org

CineSLAM: 6:30 p.m., Vermont Pride Film Festival film shorts, "Float," "From Baghdad to The Bay," "Reel In The Closet." cineslam.com or stonewal@sover.ent.

Miscellaneous

Book Talk: 4 p.m. Steve Swinburne discusses "Safe in a Storm" at Brooks Memorial Library, 224 Main St., Brattleboro.

The Community Center Fundraiser: 7:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Bake, snack,coffee fundraiser at I-91's Vermont Welcome Center in The Coffee Break .802-254-2415.

Over the border

Film

Pothole Pictures: "Chinatown" starring Jack Nicholson. 7:30 p.m., live music with Beach Honey from 7-7:30 p.m. $6 adults, $4 kids. 413-512-0850. 51 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls, Mass.

Saturday, June 25

Windham County

MUSIC

Swing Easy

The Lounge: 7-10 p.m. Selector Singh plays funk, soul and roots music. 4 High St., Brattleboro.

Avery Sharpe and Friends: 8 p.m. Southern Vermont Deerfield Valley Concert. Admission by donation. Historic Memorial Hall, 14 W. Mains St., Wilmington. 802-464-7500.

Frendly Gathering: Continues through Saturday. 30 acts, with Big Gigantic and Twiddle headlining. Timber Ridge, 431 Glebe Mountain Road, Windham. frendlygathering.com for schedule and tickets.

A Cappella a la Carte 50th Party: 5-8:30 p.m. Friends of Music at Guilford concert season finale in Guilford. Community potluck at 5:45 p.m.; A Cappella Concert at 7 p.m. Concert free, reservations required for food planning and directions. 802-254-3600.

Dance

Contra Dance Putney: Beginners' 7:30-8 p.m.; Dancing until 10:30 p.m. Pierce's Hall, East Putney Falls Road, Putney. Laurie Indembaum and Tim Van Egmond. $10 donation. 802-387-0163.

Theater

10 Minute Play Festival: 7:30 p.m. Actors Theatre Playhouse, corner of Brook and Main streets, West Chesterfield, N.H. $10 at 877-666-1855. atplayhouse.org

'All's Well That Ends Well': 6 p.m., Shakespeare in The Park. Rotary Stage, Living Memorial Park. $6/ under 6 years free.

Film

'Kon-Tiki': 4 p.m. True life adventure at the Latchis Theatre, 50 Main St., Brattleboro. Admission by donation to benefit Latchis Arts. latchisarts.org

Over the border

Music

Mohawk Trail Concert: 7:30 p.m., Federated Church, Rte. 2, Charlemont, Mass. The Adaskin String Trio. $23 at mowhawktrailconcerts.org or at box office. Children under 16 free.

Film

Pothole Pictures: "Chinatown" starring Jack Nicholson. 7:30 p.m., live music with Beach Honey from 7-7:30 p.m. $6 adults, $4 kids. 413-512-0850. 51 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls, Mass.

Miscellaneous

Artist talk: 3 p.m. Artist Sally Gil, curators Sophie Brech-West and Jamie Franklin in conversation about Out of This World. Bennington Museum, 75 Main St., Bennington. Free

Sunday, June 26

Windham County

MUSIC

Twilight on the Tavern Lawn: 6 p.m. Brett Hughes and Friends. Putney Tavern Lawn, Main Street. (Rain: Next Stage, 15 Kimball Hill). Free, donations accepted. twilightmusic.org or 802-387-5772.

VT Shakedown, live band: 5-8 p.m. at Whetstone Brewery on the deck (shine only), 36 Bridge St., Brattleboro. No cover.

Bolivian Party: 4 - 8 p.m. Bolivian food and api (a Bolivian drink made from corn and quinoa), Bolivian music, an Andean fashion Show featuring the hand knits. Suggested donation is $20. 314 Upper Houghton Rd., Marlboro. Carpooling is suggested though there is ample street-side parking with a ΒΌ mile (scenic) walk up the driveway.

Concerts on the Green: 6:30-8 p.m. on the town green in Walpole, N.H.. The Springfield Community Band 6:30 to 8 p.m. Held rain or shine. 603-355-1602, or walpolebank.com.

Dance

Community Circle Dance

Aikido Studio: 3:30 p.m.; 11 Cottage St., Brattleboro. Led by Mary Koon and Floyd Guyette. All dances taught. No partner needed. All welcome. Donations appreciated. Information: Parker Huber 802-257-9108, or Mary Ellen Cannon, 603-631-0768.

Contradance: 7-10 p.m. Brattleboro Dance at 118 Elliot, Brattleboro. Nils Fredland calling, music by Anadama. $10-$12 adults, $8 college students, $5 youth. brattcontra@gmail.com or 802-258-1723.

Theater

'All's Well That Ends Well': 6 p.m., Shakespeare in The Park. Rotary Stage, Living Memorial Park. $6/ under 6 years free.

Bennington County

Miscellaneous

Summer lecture: 2 p.m. "Sunday Afternoons with Robert Frost: with Frost's granddaughter Lesley Lee Francis. Robert Frost Stone House Museum, 121 Rte. 7A, South Shaftsbury. 802-447-6200.

Over the border

music

Mohawk Trail Concert: 3 p.m., Federated Church, Rte. 2, Charlemont, Mass. The Adaskin String Trio. $23 at mowhawktrailconcerts.org or at box office. Children under 16 free.

Tuesday, June 28

Windham County

Miscellaneous

Paint Parties

Mountain Painters & Artisan Gallery: 6-8 p.m. Mountain Market Place, 5700 Rte. 100, Londonderry. 802-824-6555. Please register in advance to reserve space.

Artists' Reception: 7 p.m. Jewelry by Margaret Marple at Wardsboro Library, 170 Main St., Wardsboro. Free.

Over the border

MUSIC

Pioneer Valley Symphony: 7 p.m. Summer Sings and July 12 and 26. Inviting singers and instrumentalists. Most Holy Redeemer Parish Hall, 120 Hadley, Mass. $10 each; $25/for 3 sings. pvsoc.org

Wednesday, June 29

Windham County

Miscellaneous

Summer Reading: 11 a.m. Putney Public Library. On Your Mark, Get Set, Read. Family concert by Stephen Coronella in sports-themed program Racing With The Wind. 55 Main St., Putney.

Lecture: 7 p.m. The Incurable Pain: Islamic perspecitive on addiction with Amer Latif at the Putney Public Library, 55 Main St., Putney.

ONGOING

Windham County

Rockingham Library Genealogy Group: Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.: Bring your laptop. Many free databases available at the library. Both beginners and seasoned genealogists are welcome. Free and open to the public. For more information, call 802-463-4270.

The Spring Show: Gallery in the Woods will feature Edward A. Kingsbury III: Pen and Ink: Self contained abstract forms from finepoint filigree. Tribal art from the Studios of Mexico's Internationally collected Master Crafts Men and Women; Huichol Sacred yarn Paintings from Nayarit; an Alebri.ies: Painted animals from the studios of Zapotec artists of Oaxaca Valley. 145 Main St., Brattleboro. Through June 30.

Donald Saaf: Featured in solo exhibit at Mitchell-Giddings Fine Arts through Sunday, July 10. Saaf is a widely enjoyed artist and is collected both locally and regionally, with works in private and public collections. The show offers a rare glimpse into the evolution of an artist who chose to stay within a discreet repertoire and to explore variations on his given theme in various dimensions and mediums. 183 Main St., Brattleboro. 802-251-8290

Paul Myers Photography: At the South Londonderry Free Library for June and July. Photographs of Panama, and display of paintings and sketches, Available for public viewing through July 30. 15 Old School St.

"Seasons in Watercolor": Nine artist to show paintings at Crowell Gallery, Moore Free Library, 23 West St., Newfane. Free during library hours. Through June.

Magdalena Sole – Cuba Hasta Siempre: Photographs of Cuba, at Vermont Center for Photography, 49 Flat St., Brattleboro through June 26. 802-251-6051. vcphoto.org.

Brattleboro Museum & Art Center: New exhibits – Up in Arms: Taking Stock of Guns, June 24 through Oct. 23; The Stilled Passage: Photographs of Un-Restored Ellis Island, June 24 through Aug. 29; Chaos and Light: Jamie Young, June 24 through Oct. 23; and Union Station: Gateway to the World, June 24 through Oct. 23. brattleboromuseum.org

Library Art Exhibit: Putney Library exhibits the work of Jacki Brook June through July. Urban/industrial landscape paintings. Library hours: 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Monday-Friday; 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. 55 Main St., Putney.

Gallery in the Woods: Eric Boyer: Convergence, Sensuous Sculpture from Wire Mesh and Avn Hanna:

Mapping with Stitches, New Textile Art Quilts. 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. daily. 145 Main St., Brattleboro. galleryinthewoods.com

Bennington County

Schoolhouse Rock, Live!: June 23 through July 10 at the Weston Rod and Gun Club, 982 Rte. 100S, Tuesday-Thursday at 1 p.m., Friday, Saturday, 1 and 4 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m. $15 adults, $8 children. 802-824-5288 or westonplayhouse.org.

Artist Exhibit: Out of This World by artist Sally Gil, through July 10. Bennington Museum, 75 Main St., Bennington. Free

Over the border

Thrones: Local artists have turned the toilet seat into new art forms. On view through June 25 at Nina's Nook, 125 A Turners Falls, Mass. 413-834-8800.

Classes and workshops

Windham County

River Gallery School, 31-31 Main St., Brattleboro, 802-257-1577

rivergalleryschool.org

Summer ART CAMP: For Kids Ages 6 - 12; Mon. - Fri. 9 am -noon. Week 1 – June 27 - July 1 : Week 2 – July 5 - 9 ; Week 3 – July 11 - 15; Week 4 – July 18 - 22; Week 5 –July 25 - 29 ; Week 6 – Aug. 1- 5; Week 7 – Aug. 8 - 12

Adult Studio: Choose 4 or 8 classes from the following options:

Tuesday: 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. July 5, 12, 19, 26

Wednesday: 6 - 8 p.m., July 6, 13, 20, 27

Thursday: 1:30 - 3:30 p.m., July 7, 14, 21, 28 . for 4 classes. 8 classes. Open to ALL levels of experience.

Mixed Media Printmaking: June 15 to July 13,Wednesday 5:30 - 8 p.m.

Life Drawing: July 5 - 29, Tuesday, 6 - 8 p.m.

Plein Air Landscape: July 7 - 9 p.m., Thursday - Saturday 2 - 5 p.m.

Build a Rustic Mosaic Patio Table: July 7 to Aug. 11, Thursday, 6 - 8 p.m.

Watercolor: Finding Beauty in the Ordinary, July 9 -30, Saturday 9:30 a.m.-noon. All levels welcome.

Workshop for Caregivers: Sequencing June 25 Saturday 1 - 3:30 p.m. Free

Workshop for Caregivers: Collage July 10 Sunday 1 - 4 p.m. Free

Making Paint from Scratch: July 10 , Sunday 1 - 5 p.m.

Charcoal Landscape: July 17, Sunday 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. All levels of experience are encouraged to attend.

Collage: July 26 - Aug. 9, Tuesday 1 - 4 .p.m. With Cameron Schmitz.