Today's Calendar

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COMMUNITY

Brattleboro Co-op: Shareholders event, kids learn how to make Chinese dumplings, 3:30 to 5 p.m., Brattleboro Food Co-op Cooking Classroom, 7 Canal St., Brattleboro. Register: 802-246-2821 or shareholders@BrattleboroFoodCoop.coop

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.

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

Brattleboro Co-op: Free lunchtime yoga for shareholders, noon, Brattleboro Food Co-op Community Room, 7 Canal St., Brattleboro.

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, 3:45 to 4:45 p.m.; Cooking From Scratch, 3:30 to 5 p.m.; climbing wall, 6 to 6:45 p.m.; Smart girls, ages 11 to 13, 4:15 to 5 p.m.; dinner, 5:15 to 6 p.m.; book club for ages 11 to 13, 5:30 to 6 p.m.; Lyricism and Production, 5:30 to 6 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.

Info: 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

Guilford Free Library: Talk About Books group, "For the Glory: Eric Liddell's Journey From Olympic Champion to Modern Martyr," by Duncan Hamilton, 6:30 p.m., 4024 Guilford Center Road, Guilford.

MUSIC

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., 18 Tuttle St., Bellows Falls.

Guilford Cares: Seniors Walk along the West River Trail, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., meet at the West River Trailhead near the Marina Restaurant. Turn off Putney Road into the rear restaurant parking lot; At the river, take a right onto the dirt road that runs along the river. In approximately half a mile there will be a cornfield and a big clearing on the right with an industrial building on it.

Putney Cares Activities Barn: The Artist in Each of Us, 10 a.m. to noon, 54 Kimball Road, Putney. Information: 802-722-3607.

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.

Families United: Peer support group for those affected by issues leading to DCF involvement in their family situations, 6 to 8 p.m., Root Social Justice Center, 28 Williams St., Brattleboro. Info: 802-254-3400.

Turning Point: Community meal, noon; Smart Recovery, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.; Families United, 6 to 8 p.m., 39 Elm St., Brattleboro.

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.

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