Thursday's Calendar

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COMMUNITY

Brattleboro Recreation and Parks Department: Annual Summer Program Registration Extravaganza, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., in the Conference Room at the Gibson Aiken Center, 207 Main St., Brattleboro.

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.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

Brown Bag Lunch Series: Stop the Bleed with Jeff Frizzell & Drew Hazleton of Rescue, Inc, 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.

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

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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.

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.

LECTURE

Moore Free Library: Join Windham County Forester Sam Schneski as he shares information about the Vermont Backyard Woods Program, a six-week online course developed by the Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation and the University of Vermont Extension, 6 p.m., 23 West St., Newfane.

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., 54 Kimball Hill Road, Putney. Information: 802-387-5593, putneycommunitycares.org.

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.

Brattleboro Area Hospice: Suicide loss support group, 5:15 to 6:30 p.m., 191 Canal St., Brattleboro. Information: 802-257-0775.

Vermont Alzheimer's Association: Support group for caregivers of loved ones living with dementia, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Centre Congregational Church, 193 Main St., Brattleboro. Register: 802-257-0775 ext. 102.


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