Calendar for May 18-24

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TODAY

COMMUNITY

AIDS Project of Southern Vermont: 32nd annual AIDS Walk, 10 to noon, Robert H. Gibson River Garden, 157 Main St., Brattleboro.

Brattleboro Masonic Lodge: Open house, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., 196 Main St., Brattleboro.

Dummerston Community Center: Annual Geranium Festival, Book Sale, and Silent Auction, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., 150 West St., West Dummerston.

Experienced Goods Thrift Shop: For Brattleboro area hospice, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., 77 Flat St., Brattleboro.

The First Congregational Church of Westminster: Women's Fellowship annual plant sale, yard sale and cook out, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., 3470 US Route 5, Westminster.

Fix-It Service: Free fix-it service, 9 a.m. to noon, 16 Washington St., Brattleboro.

Girls on the Run Vermont: Southern 5K Run/Walk Celebration, registration, face painting and hairstyling begins at 8:30 a.m., race at 10 a.m., Brattleboro Union High School, 131 Fairground Road, Brattleboro.

Jacksonville Community Church: Annual Spring rummage, tag and bake sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 96 VT-112, Jacksonville.

Moore Free Library: State Representative Emily Long welcomes questions from residents of Windham-5 District, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 23 West St., Newfane.

West Townshend Thrift Shop: Sponsored by the West River Community Project, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., above the West Townshend Post Office, VT-30, West Townshend.

Worn Again Thrift Shop: Operated by volunteers of West River Mission of Putney and churches in Putney, Townshend, Stratton Mountain and Saxtons River, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., St. Edmund of Canterbury Roman Catholic Church, Main Street, Saxtons River.

FOOD AND SHELTER

Putney Food Shelf: Food Shelf open 9 to 10 a.m., Putney Community Center, Christian Square, Putney. Information: 802-387-8551.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

Setu Yoga and Meditation: Meditation: Gong and breathwork (pranayama), 6:30 to 8 p.m., 241 Quails Hill Road, Brattleboro.

Vermont Insight Meditation Center: Beginners Group Practice, 9 a.m., Neighbors Hall at Solar Hill, 229 Western Ave., Brattleboro.

HISTORY

Brattleboro Historical Society: History and research room hours, 10 a.m. to noon, Municipal Center, 230 Main St., Brattleboro; History Center and Museum open, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., 196 Main St., Brattleboro.

Rockingham Free Public Library: "The Western Abenaki: History and Culture," noon, 65 Westminster St., Bellows Falls.

KID STUFF

Brooks Memorial Library: Book Arts workshop presented by River Gallery School, 1 to 2:30 p.m., 224 Main St., Brattleboro.

Everyone's Books: "Ninja Baseball Blast," author and illustrator John Steven Gurney offers a free presentation about his newest books, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., at Brooks Memorial Library, 224 Main St., Brattleboro.

OUTDOORS

Saxtons River Valley Trails Initiative: Peter Bergstrom, local birding enthusiast, leads a walk south along the riverfront trail, 10 a.m., beginning at the parking lot at the end of Mill Street, Saxtons River.

SUPPORT GROUPS

Al-Anon: For friends and relatives of alcoholics, noon, St. Michael's Episcopal Church, 16 Bradley Ave., Brattleboro.

SUNDAY

COMMUNITY

The Root Social Justice Center: Soul Food Sunday, a multi-generational safe space for people of color, 2 to 5:30 p.m., 28 Williams St., Brattleboro.

West Townshend Thrift Shop: Sponsored by the West River Community Project, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., above the West Townshend Post Office, VT-30, West Townshend.

DANCE

Community Circle Dance: All dances taught, no partners needed, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., Aikido Studio, 11 Cottage St., Brattleboro. Information: 802-257-9108 or 603-631-0768.

Paneurhythmy Dance: An energizing, uplifting circle dance from Bulgaria, free, 8 a.m., weather permitting, at Living Memorial Park in Brattleboro. Information: 802-490-2213.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

Vermont Insight Meditation Center: Sunday Sit, 10 a.m., Neighbors Hall at Solar Hill, 229 Western Ave., Brattleboro.

OUTDOORS

Hogback Mountain Conservation Area: Spring migration bird walk, 7:30 to 10 a.m., Route 9, meet in the field behind the white Distillery building just west of the gift shop, Marlboro.

Sportsmen's Inc: Trap Shooting, open to the public, 1 p.m., 2081 Creamery Road, Guilford. Information: 802-490-4877.

SUPPORT GROUPS

Alcoholics Anonymous: Eye Openers, 10 to 11 a.m., The Stone Church, 210 Main St., Brattleboro.

Compassionate Friends of Brattleboro: Self-help organization for families that have had a child die, meeting, 2 p.m., West Village Meetinghouse, 29 South St., West Brattleboro.

Turning Point: AA Came to Believe, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.; Codependents Anonymous, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., 39 Elm St., Brattleboro.

MONDAY

COMMUNITY

Brattleboro Stamp Club: Monthly meeting; visitors and new members welcome, 7 p.m., Brooks Memorial Library, 224 Main St., Brattleboro.

Brown Bag Lunch Series: Seeds of Light(Sukyo Mahikari) with Susan Hebson, noon, Robert H. Gibson River Garden, 157 Main St., Brattleboro.

Experienced Goods Thrift Shop: For Brattleboro area hospice, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., 77 Flat St., Brattleboro.

Inclusion Center: Disabilities and Medical Issues Support Group, drop in hours for people with disabilities, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., St. Michael's Episcopal Church, 16 Bradley Ave., Brattleboro. Information: 802-387-5285.

Townshend Library: Tech Help with 3 Generations Collaboration, 3 to 4 p.m., 1971 VT-30, Townshend.

Vernon Free Library: Coloring Club, 1 to 2 p.m., 567 Governor Hunt Road, Vernon.

FILM

Dover Free Library: "Citizen Kane," 5:30 p.m., 22 Holland Road, East Dover.

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.

Brattleboro Groundworks Drop-In Center: Showers, laundry, phone, mailing address, advocacy, case management, coffee; serving families and individuals, call 802-257-0066 ext. 1109 to be added to the waiting list; Food Shelf, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., 81 Royal Road, Brattleboro. Information: 802-257-5415.

Food Pantry: For anyone needing food assistance, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Townshend Church, 34 Common Road, Townshend. Information: 802-365-4348.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

Guilford Cares: Tai Chi for fall prevention with Leah Gessner, $2 suggested donation; Intermediate class at 10 a.m., beginners at 11 a.m., Guilford Community Church, 38 Church Drive, Guilford. Information: 802-579-1350.

Mountains and Rivers Mindfulness Community: Meditation, sharing group in the tradition of Vietnamese Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh, newcomers welcome, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Putney Friends Meeting House, Route 5, Putney. Information: 802-387-2382.

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.

KID STUFF

Boys and Girls Club: Power Hour homework lab, 3 to 4 p.m., for grades K-6; 4 to 5 p.m. for grades 7-12; Junior Staff/Money Matters, 4 to 4:30 p.m.; Torch Club, 4:30 to 5 p.m.; Dinner, 5:30 p.m., 17 Flat St., Brattleboro. Information: 802-254-5990.

Vernon Free Library: Rhyme Time for children up to age 5, 10:30 a.m., 567 Governor Hunt Road, Vernon. Information: 802-257-0150.

SENIORS

Bellows Falls Senior Center: Knit and Stitch group, 9 a.m.; Chair caning, learn the art of caning or bring a chair for repair, 1 p.m., 18 Tuttle St., Bellows Falls. Free tax prep, call 802-463-3907 for an appointment.

Brattleboro Senior Center: Movie Matinee - call for a listing, 10 a.m.; Bridge, 10 a.m.; Pickleball at the Gibson-Aiken Center, noon; Lunch, noon; The Great Courses/ Educational Class, 1 p.m., 207 Main St., Brattleboro.

Putney Community Cares: Living Strong, 9 to 10 a.m., 54 Kimball Hill Road, Putney. Information: putneycommunitycares.org.

SUPPORT GROUPS

AA Hotline: Call 877-851-0181.

Adult Children of Alcoholics: 12-Step group, 6 to 7 p.m., Brattleboro Memorial Hospital Conference Room B, 17 Belmont Ave., Brattleboro. Information: kdm01030@yahoo.com.

TUESDAY

ART

Brown Bag Lunch Series: Introduction to Digital Photography with Bill Steele, noon, Robert H. Gibson River Garden, 157 Main St., Brattleboro.

COMMUNITY

Experienced Goods Thrift Shop: For Brattleboro area hospice, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., 77 Flat St., Brattleboro.

West Townshend Thrift Shop: Sponsored by the West River Community Project, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., above the West Townshend Post Office, VT-30, West Townshend.

Whetstone Station Restaurant and Brewery: Geeks Who Drink Trivia night, 8 p.m., 36 Bridge St., Brattleboro.

FILM

Dover Free Library: "Sunset Boulevard," 5:30 p.m., 22 Holland Road, East Dover.

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.

Brattleboro Groundworks Drop-In Center: Showers, laundry, phone, mailing address, advocacy, case management, coffee; serving families and individuals, call 802-257-0066 ext. 1109 to be added to the waiting list; Food Shelf for seniors, 1 to 4 p.m., 81 Royal Road, Brattleboro. Information: 802-257-5415.

Putney Food Shelf: Food Shelf open 6 to 7 p.m., Putney Community Center, Christian Square, Putney. Information: 802-387-8551.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

Brattleboro Walk-In Clinic: Free health care to those without health insurance or underinsured, 5 to 6:30 p.m., 191 Clark Ave., Brattleboro.

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.

Yoga Locally: Vigorous Vinyasa yoga classes, $5-$15 suggested donation, 5 to 6:30 p.m., 118 Elliot St., Brattleboro. Information: 802-579-6613.

KID STUFF

Boys and Girls Club: Power Hour homework lab, for grades K-6, 3 to 4 p.m., for grades 7-12, 4 to 5 p.m.; Kids Club Arts and Crafts, 4 to 5 p.m.; Smart Girls, 4:30 to 5:15 p.m.; dinner, 5:30 p.m., 17 Flat St., Brattleboro. Information: 802-254-5990.

Guilford Free Library: Storytime with Cathi Wilken or Laura Lawson Tucker, 11 a.m., 4024 Guilford Center Road, Guilford. Information: 802-254-6545.

Vernon Free Library: Children's knitting group, 2:45 p.m., 567 Governor Hunt Road, Vernon.

LITERARY

Brooks Memorial Library: Rick Winston discusses his book "Red Scare in the Green State," 7 p.m., 224 Main St., Brattleboro.

SENIORS

Bellows Falls Senior Center: Nickel bingo, 12:30 p.m., 18 Tuttle St., Bellows Falls.

Brattleboro Recreation and Parks Department: Senior tennis, 9 to 11 a.m., Living Memorial Park, Memorial Park Drive, Brattleboro.

Brattleboro Senior Center: Oil Painting and Sequencing with Marilyn, 9:30 a.m.; Strength Training with Cyndy Gray, 9:30 a.m.; Mixed Fiber Arts craft group, 9:30 a.m.; Pickleball at the Gibson-Aiken Center, 10:45 a.m.; Lunch, noon; game day, card and board games, 1 p.m., 207 Main St., Brattleboro.

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Putney Community Cares: Gentle yoga for seniors, $12, 4 to 5 p.m., 54 Kimball Hill Road, Putney. Information: 802-387-5593, putneycommunitycares.org.

SUPPORT GROUPS

Brattleboro Area Hospice: Bereaved Parents Support Group, 4:30 to 6 p.m., 191 Canal St., Brattleboro. Join: 802-257-0775 ext. 104.

Nar-Anon Family Group: Support group for those close to individuals suffering an addiction, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Brattleboro Memorial Hospital Conference Room B, 17 Belmont Ave., Brattleboro. Information: Susan, 802-345-4145.

Overeaters Anonymous: For people who struggle with eating problems, 12-step meeting, 7 to 8 p.m., St. Michael's Episcopal Church, 16 Bradley Ave., Brattleboro. Information: 802-275-7053.

Turning Point: All Recovery meeting, 1 to 2 p.m.; Acupuncture, 2 to 3 p.m.; Nurturing Parents, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Elm Street, Brattleboro. Information: 802-251-0331.

Winston Prouty Center for Child Development: Mothers' Circle, peer led gathering for mothers with infants up to 12 months old, 10 a.m. to noon, 209 Austine Drive, Vermont Hall, Brattleboro. Information: 802-251-2102.

WEDNESDAY

COMMUNITY

Experienced Goods Thrift Shop: For Brattleboro area hospice, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., 77 Flat St., Brattleboro.

Vernon Free Library: Cribbage Club, 11 a.m.; Knitting Group, 1 p.m., 567 Governor Hunt Road, Vernon.

Wardsboro Public Library: Knitting Circle, beginners welcome, 2:30 to 4 p.m., 170 Main St., Wardsboro.

Worn Again Thrift Shop: Operated by volunteers of West River Mission of Putney and churches in Putney, Townshend, Stratton Mountain and Saxtons River, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., St. Edmund of Canterbury Roman Catholic Church, Main Street, Saxtons River.

DANCE

Paneurhythmy Dance: An energizing, uplifting circle dance from Bulgaria, free, 8 a.m., weather permitting, at Living Memorial Park in Brattleboro. Information: 802-490-2213.

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.

Brattleboro Groundworks Drop-In Center: Showers, laundry, phone, mailing address, advocacy, case management, coffee; serving families and individuals, call 802-257-0066 ext. 1109 to be added to the waiting list; Food Shelf, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., 81 Royal Road, Brattleboro. Information: 802-257-5415.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

Shambhala Meditation Center: Meditation Sitting, 7 p.m., 28 Williams St., Brattleboro. Information: 802-257-1984.

Transcendental Meditation Program: Free introductory lecture on the TM Program by appointment. Information: 603-924-7426.

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.

KID STUFF

Boys and Girls Club: Power Hour homework lab, grades K-6, 3 to 4 p.m., for grades 7-12, 4 to 5 p.m.; book club for ages 11 to 13, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.; Jr Staff Training, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.; dinner, 5:30 p.m., 17 Flat St., Brattleboro. Information: 802-254-5990.

Brooks Memorial Library: Rhyme Time for children under 5, 10:30 a.m., 224 Main St., Brattleboro. Information: 802-254-5290 ext. 1210.

First Baptist Church: Preschool Playgroup, for children up to age 5, 9:30 to 11 a.m., 9 Church St., Bellows Falls. Information: Tracy Binet-Perrin, 603-762-5069.

Walpole Library: Makers Play, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m, 48 Main St., Walpole, N.H.

LITERARY

Putney Public Library: Examine several creative ways J. R. R. Tolkien makes use of "Beowulf" in "The Hobbit" and "The Lord of the Rings," 7 p.m., 55 Main St., Putney.

MUSIC

Brown Bag Lunch Series: Katharine Breunig at the piano, noon, Robert H. Gibson River Garden, 157 Main St., Brattleboro.

Vermont Jazz Center: Community Jazz Jam Session, $3 requested donation, 8 to 10 p.m., 72 Cotton Mill Hill, Studio 222, Brattleboro. Information: 802-254-9088.

SENIORS

Bellows Falls Senior Center: Knit and Stitch group, 9 a.m.; BFASC Quilters meeting, 9 a.m., 8 Tuttle St., Bellows Falls.

Brattleboro Senior Center: Pickleball at the Gibson-Aiken Center, 9 a.m.; Writing group, 9:15 a.m.; Watercolor & Water based media art group, 9:30 a.m.; Tai Chi with Steve, 10 a.m.; Line Dancing Lessons with Richard, 10:45 a.m.; Lunch, noon; Bridge Playing/Duplicate Boards, 12:30 p.m.; "T.E.L.L." Conversation Group, 1 p.m., 207 Main St., Brattleboro.

Evening Star Grange: Senior Lunch presented with Senior Solutions, $3-$4 donation, noon, 1008 East-West Road, East Dummerston.

Putney Community Cares: The Artist in Each of Us, 10 a.m. to noon, Laura Heller Community Barn, 54 Kimball Road, Putney. Information: 802-387-5593, putneycommunitycares.org.

SUPPORT GROUPS

Al-Anon: For friends and relatives of alcoholics, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Putney Friends Meeting House, Route 5, Putney. Information: 866-972-5266.

Changing Tides: Free confidential peer support for those with mental health conditions, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Brattleboro Memorial Hospital, Tyler Conference Room, 17 Belmont Ave., Brattleboro. Information: Sandra, 802-579-5937.

Spouse/Partner Loss Support Group: 5 to 6:30 p.m., Brattleboro Area Hospice, 191 Canal St., Brattleboro. Registration required: 802-257-0775 ext. 108.

Women's Freedom Center: Peer Support Group for women addressing issues of abuse in intimate partner relationships, noon to 1 p.m. For directions, 802-257-7364.

THURSDAY

COMMUNITY

Experienced Goods Thrift Shop: For Brattleboro area hospice, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., 77 Flat St., Brattleboro.

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., 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., Broad Brook Community Center (Grange Building), 3490 Guilford Center Road. Information: 802-257-0626.

Putney Foodshelf: Bring shopping bags, 9 to 9:45 a.m., Putney Meadows, 17 Carol Brown Way, Putney.

Townshend Foodshelf: Grace Cottage Hospital hosts the Vermont Foodbank's free food distribution program, bring your own bags, noon to 1 p.m., next to the Family Health Clinic entrance, 185 Grafton Road, Townshend.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

Brown Bag Lunch Series: Nature Deficit Disorder with Bill Pearson, noon, Robert H. Gibson River Garden, 157 Main St., Brattleboro.

Community Qigong: Gentle exercises aligning breath with movement, people of all physical capabilities welcome, $5-$10 donation, 8 a.m., Windhorse Naturopathic Clinic, 63 Western Ave., Brattleboro. Information: 503-913-8551.

Home Healthcare, Hospice & Community Services: Blood pressure clinic, a nurse will be on hand to answer health questions, 11 a.m. to noon, Alstead Fire Station, 9 Main St., Alstead, N.H.

Setu Yoga & Meditation Destination: Foundations of Ashtanga Yoga, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., 241 Quails Hill Road, Brattleboro.

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.

HISTORY

Brattleboro Historical Society: History and research room hours, 2 to 4 p.m., Municipal Center, 230 Main St., Brattleboro; History Center and Museum open, 2 to 4 p.m., 196 Main St., Brattleboro.

KID STUFF

Boys and Girls Club: Power Hour homework lab, grades K-6, 3 to 4 p.m., for grades 7-12, 4 to 5 p.m.; Flat Street Arts and Crafts, 4 to 5 p.m.; Anime Club, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.; dinner, 5:30 p.m., 17 Flat St., Brattleboro. Information: 802-254-5990.

Cheshire Children's Museum: Friday Fun, Make and Take Puzzles, 11 am., 149 Emerald St., Keene, N.H.

Putney Public Library: Preschool storytime, ages 2 and up, 11 a.m., 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.

LITERARY

Brattleboro Words Project: Andy Kolovos discusses place-based audio storytelling and VFC founder Jane Beck's work with Vermont storyteller, Daisy Turner, 6 to 7 p.m., 118 Elliot St., Brattleboro.

SENIORS

Bellows Falls Senior Center: Tai Chi for fall prevention, 12:15 to 1 p.m., 18 Tuttle St., Bellows Falls. Information: 802-376-5173.

Brattleboro Bowl: Senior bowling league, 9 a.m., Putney Road, Brattleboro. Information: 802-254-2710.

Brattleboro Recreation and Parks Department: Senior tennis, 9 to 11 a.m., Living Memorial Park, Memorial Park Drive, Brattleboro.

Brattleboro Senior Center: Senior Bowling, 9 a.m.; Strength Training with Cyndy, 9:30 a.m.; Mixed Fiber Arts craft group, 9:30 a.m.; Lunch, noon; Bridge Playing, 12:45 p.m.; Game Day, card and board games, 1 p.m.; Pickleball at the Gibson-Aiken Center, 1:30 p.m., 207 Main St., Brattleboro.

Putney Community Cares: Living Strong, 9 to 10 a.m.; Folk dancing, $8, 4 to 5:30 p.m.; VT Senior Medicare Patrol & a representative from VT Community of VT Elders presents a Medicare prevention workshop, Reading your Medicare Summary Notices, 1 p.m., 54 Kimball Hill Road, Putney. Information: 802-387-5593, putneycommunitycares.org.

Williamsville Senior Luncheon: Hosted by Natalie Donovan and Nancy Rysz, food prepared by Jon Julian, $4 suggested donation, noon, Williamsville Hall, 35 Dover Road, Williamsville.

SUPPORT GROUPS

808 Meeting: LBGT AA group, 8 to 9 p.m., St. Michael's Episcopal Church, 16 Bradley Ave., Brattleboro.

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.

FRIDAY

COMMUNITY

Brown Bag Lunch Series: United States Census 2020 Jobs with Charles Johnson, noon, Robert H. Gibson River Garden, 157 Main St., Brattleboro.

Experienced Goods Thrift Shop: For Brattleboro area hospice, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., 77 Flat St., Brattleboro.

Inclusion Center: Disabilities and Medical Issues Support Group, drop in hours for people with disabilities, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., St. Michael's Episcopal Church, 16 Bradley Ave., Brattleboro.

Putney Public Library: Technology help, by appointment, 55 Main St., Putney. Call 802-387-4407.

West Townshend Thrift Shop: Sponsored by the West River Community Project, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., above the West Townshend Post Office, VT-30, West Townshend.

Worn Again Thrift Shop: Operated by volunteers of West River Mission of Putney and churches in Putney, Townshend, Stratton Mountain and Saxtons River, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., St. Edmund of Canterbury Roman Catholic Church, Main Street, Saxtons River.

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.

Brattleboro Groundworks Drop-In Center: Showers, laundry, phone, mailing address, advocacy, case management, coffee; serving families and individuals, call 802-257-0066 ext. 1109 to be added to the waiting list; Food Shelf, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., 81 Royal Road, Brattleboro. Information: 802-257-5415.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

Mountains and Rivers Mindfulness Community: Meditation group, 7:30 to 8:45 a.m., Windhorse Naturopathic Clinic, 63 Western Ave., Brattleboro. Information: 802-387-2382.

Setu Yoga & Meditation Destination: Creative Thinking: Laughter, Dance and Gong Meditation, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., 241 Quails Hill Road, Brattleboro.

Vermont Insight Meditation Center: Meditation Sittings, 5:30 and 6:30 p.m., in the Neighbor's Hall at Solar Hill, 229 Western Ave., Brattleboro. Information: 802-258-7035.

KID STUFF

Boys and Girls Club: Open Tech Lab, 3 to 4 p.m.; E Sports, 4 to 5:30 p.m.; dinner, 5:30 p.m.; Keystone, 6:15 to 7 p.m.; E-sports, 7 to 9 p.m.; d2D and Career Launch, 8 to 9 p.m.; Teen night, 6 to 10 p.m., 17 Flat St., Brattleboro. Information: 802-254-5990.

KidsPLAYce: Snack and storytime sponsored by Brattleboro Food Co-op, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., 20 Elliot St., Brattleboro.

Putney Public Library: Baby playgroup and storytime, for children up to age 2, 11 a.m., 55 Main St., Putney.

SENIORS

Brattleboro Senior Center: Balance, Flexibility & Movement with Cyndy, 9:30 a.m.; Practice Bridge Playing, 10 a.m.; Table Tennis, 10:30 a.m.; Lunch, noon; Pickleball at the Gibson-Aiken Center, 1:20 p.m., 207 Main St., Brattleboro.

Putney Community Cares: Tai Chi, 9 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., beginners, intermediate and advanced, 54 Kimball Hill Road, Putney. Information: 802-387-5593 or email: coordinator@putneycommuntiycares.org, putneycommunitycares.org.


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