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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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