Brattleboro Museum: Gallery talk with curator Rachel Portesi and Katie Kohnfelder, "In-Sight Exposed," 7 p.m., 10 Vernon St., Brattleboro.
Brattleboro Area Chamber of Commerce: Betsy Bishop previews the upcoming legislative session, $10 includes breakfast, 7:30 to 9 a.m., Brattleboro Retreat Education Conference Center, 1 Anna Marsh Lane, Brattleboro. Registration required: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Experienced Goods Thrift Shop: For Brattleboro area hospice, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., 77 Flat St., Brattleboro.
Putney Public Library: Chess club, all ages learn to play with Damian Dierkes, 4:15 p.m., 55 Main St., Putney.
Rockingham Free Public Library: Free genealogy group with Wayne Blanchard, discover your family roots, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 65 Westminster St., Bellows Falls. If you own a laptop, please bring it along. Information: 802-463-4270 or rockinghamlibrary.org.
Southern Vermont Scrabble Club: Fun competitive play and friendship, $3, first timers play free, 6 to 10 p.m., Marlboro College Graduate Center, 28 Vernon St., Brattleboro. Information: 971-344-8730.
Toastmasters Club: BrattleMasters is for people who want to improve their public speaking and leadership skills, 6 to 7:30 p.m., lead by Eddie Sause. Marlboro College Graduate Center second floor, 28 Vernon St., Brattleboro. Information: brattleboro.toastmastersclubs.org.
Marlboro College: "Gathering Our Hearts at Standing Rock" screening with a discussion with the director Fidel Moreno, 7 p.m., Serkin Center's Ragle Hall, 2582 South Road, Marlboro.
Next Stage Arts Project: [framed] film series presents a screening of "SEMBENE!" $12, 7:30 p.m., 15 Kimball Hill, Putney.
RAMParts Presents: "Exhibition on Screen: Canaletto and the Art of Venice" and carnevale, $20, 7 p.m., Bellows Falls Opera House, 7 Square, Bellows Falls.
FOOD AND SHELTER
Bellows Falls Drop-In Center: Free breakfast, 9 to 10:30 a.m., food pantry hours 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., closed for lunch; free lunch, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Our Place Drop-In Center, 4 Island St., Bellows Falls. Information: 802-463-2217.
Grace Cottage: Vermont Foodbank's "Veggie VanGo" free food distribution, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Grace Cottage Hospital Ambulance Garage, 185 Grafton Road, Townshend.
Guilford Cares Food Pantry: Open 5 to 6 p.m., Guilford Cares Food Pantry, at Broad Brook Grange, 3490 Guilford Center Road. Information: 802-257-0626.
Putney Food Drop: Produce and non-perishables, 9 to 9:45 a.m., Putney Meadows, 17 Carole Brown Way, Putney.
HEALTH AND FITNESS
Vermont Insight Meditation Center: Meditation Sittings, 7 to 7:45 a.m., in the Neighbor's Hall at Solar Hill, 229 Western Ave., Brattleboro. Information: 802-258-7035.
Brattleboro Food Co-op: Free Fun Foods class for kids, make Polish pierogi, 3:30 to 5 p.m., 7 Canal St., Brattleboro. Register: 802-246-2821.
Boys and Girls Club: Power Hour homework lab, 3 to 4 p.m.; Bike Shop, 3:30 to 5 p.m.; Guided Fitness Training, 4 to 5 p.m.; Open Music Room, 4 to 5 p.m., Dinner, 5:15 to 6 p.m., 17 Flat St., Brattleboro. Information: 802-254-5990.
Moore Free Library: Baby and Toddler Playgroup for children up to age 3 and their caregivers, 9:30 to 11 a.m., 23 West St., Newfane.
Putney Public Library: Preschool Storytime with Susan Hessey, for children ages 2 and up, 11 a.m. to noon, 55 Main St., Putney.
Whitingham Free Public Library: Playgroup for children up to age 5, 10 to 11:30 a.m., 2948 VT-30, Jacksonville. Information: 802-368-7506.
Springfield Town Library: "Puerto Rico after Maria" with Ellen Taetzsch, 5:30 p.m., 43 Main St., Springfield.
Marina Restaurant: Open mic night, 7 to 10 p.m., Route 5, Brattleboro. Sign up: 802-257-7563.
Brattleboro Bowl: Senior bowling league, 9 a.m., Putney Road, Brattleboro. Information: 802-254-2710.
Brattleboro Senior Center: Strength Training for Seniors, $3, 9:30 a.m., 207 Main St., Brattleboro. Information: 802-257-7570.
Augustine Fellowship: Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Brattleboro Memorial Hospital Brew Barry Conference Room 3, 17 Belmont Ave., Brattleboro.
Turning Point: All Recovery, 1 to 2 p.m.; AA Food and Fellowship, 7 to 10 p.m., 30 Elm St., Brattleboro.
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