Wednesday's Calendar

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Brown Bag Lunch Series: Democracy Forum, 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.

Root Social Justice Center: Trans night for trans and gender non-conforming folks of all ages, 6 to 8 p.m., 28 Williams St., Brattleboro. Information:

Vermont Judiciary: Open House, learn about becoming a Guardian ad Litem, 10 to 11:30 a.m., 30 Putney Road, 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.


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.


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.

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Jamaica-Wardsboro Community Food Pantry: 6:30 to 8 p.m., Main Street, Wardsboro. Questions: 802-874-7234.


Brattleboro Food Co-op: Free Yoga for shareholders at Bodhifit, 9:15 a.m., at 22 High St., Brattleboro. Free lunchtime yoga for shareholders, noon, Brattleboro Food Co-op Community Room, 7 Canal St., Brattleboro.

Putney Community Cares: Foot clinic, sign up at 802-387-5593 or

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.

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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.


The County Museum: Open hours, noon to 5 p.m., Route 30, Newfane.


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.


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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.


Bellows Falls Senior Center: Knit and Stitch group, 9 a.m., 18 Tuttle St., Bellows Falls.

Brattleboro Senior Center: Outdoor Pickleball, 9 a.m. to noon; Writing group, 9:15 to 10:30 a.m.; Watercolor & Water Based Media Art Group, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.; Tai Chi with Steve, 10 to 11 a.m.; Line Dancing Lessons with Richard, 10:45 to 11:45 a.m.; Free Senior Lap Lane Swimming, 11 to 11:30 a.m.; Basketball and walking in the gymnasium, 11 a.m. to noon; lunch, noon; Bridge Playing/Duplicate Boards, 12:30 to 4 p.m.; T.E.L.L. Conversation Group: The Travels of Rev. Dr. Scott Everett Couper, 1 to 2 p.m., 207 Main St., Brattleboro.

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,


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. Information: 802-254-3400.

Scleroderma Support Group: 6 p.m., in Conference Room 3 at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital, 17 Belmont Ave. Information, 802-735-5523.

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.


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