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Brattleboro Time Trade Potluck Social at BMAC!

Date & Time: 
Oct 17 2017 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm

BTT's October Potluck Social at BMAC
Tuesday, October 17th 2017 5:30 PM — 8:00 PM

We'll be back at the Brattleboro Museum and Arts Center again this fall for another lovely potluck gathering! This is an opportunity to enjoy art, food, and folks all at once. (This event is Free, please bring something to share if you can!)

All are welcome! Members, friends of members, and prospective members of Brattleboro Time Trade are invited to enjoy a meal together, connect, check out the Art the BMAC, and generally have a nice evening together! We'll bring new member applications with us for folks who want to sign up, and you can even renew and pay your membership subscription on the spot if its been a while!

Richard Hamilton Birthday Party

Date & Time: 
Sep 30 2017 - 8:00am

birthday party for Richard Hamilton who will be 95, WWII veteran, former owner with his wife, Joyce, of Skyline Restrant in Marlbboro, VT event will be held at American Legion. Exact time unknown.

Classic Car & Truck Show at Guilford Fair

Date & Time: 
Sep 3 2017 - 9:00am - 2:00pm

Now and Then Vehicles Club will be hosting a Classic Car & Truck Show at the Guilford Fair on Sunday, September 3, from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm.  Trophies, door prizes, raffles, merchandise.  Free admission for car & driver; registration between 9:00 and 11:00.  All antique & classic cars, muscle cars, rat rods, trucks, motorcycles welcome.  Judging by Arlo Mudgett!  Rain date Monday, September 4th.

Cruise Night

Date & Time: 
Repeats every week until Sat Oct 07 2017 .
Aug 19 2017 - 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Aug 26 2017 - 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Sep 2 2017 - 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Sep 9 2017 - 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Sep 16 2017 - 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Sep 23 2017 - 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Sep 30 2017 - 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Oct 7 2017 - 3:00pm - 7:00pm

Cruise Nights hosted by Now and Then Vehicles Club, every Saturday from
3:00 pm to dusk, weather permitting, at Phantom Fireworks on Route 119
in Hinsdale, NH.  Door prizes, raffles.  All antique and classic cars,
trucks, motorcycles and other vehicles of interest are welcome.
 Spectators welcome.  Food vendor on site.

15th Annual Heirloom Apple Day at Scott Farm Orchard

Date & Time: 
Oct 8 2017 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

Scott Farm Orchard hosts its 15th annual celebration of heirloom apples, fresh, baked and squeezed! Taste some of our 120 varieties as our orchardist, Zeke Goodband, talks about the enlightening history of these unique fruits- at 10AM, 12PM and 2PM (no charge). Heirloom apples and cider will be available for sale. Whetstone Cider Works hard cider samples and Rigani Wood-Fired Pizza available. The You Pick Orchard and Farm Market will be open.

Brooks Memorial Library's All-Day Birthday party!

Date & Time: 
Sep 23 2017 - 10:00am - 6:00pm

Come celebrate the 50th birthday of the Brooks Memorial Library building on Saturday, Sept. 23rd.

Kids' celebration, 10:00-noon

10:30 Seriously funny guy Kevin O'Keefe will present his one man show, followed by birthday cake.

Make a birthday card for our building.

Afternoon festivities in the Main Reading Room, 1:00-6:00

1:00 Music with Sharon Leslie and Dan Kasnitz

2:00 Opening remarks by Peter and Corky Elwell and an overview of library history with Jerry Carbone

Brattleboro Time Trade Potluck Social

Date & Time: 
Jul 20 2017 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm

BTT's JULY Potluck Social
@Living Memorial Park
Thursday, July 20th

Where: Living Memorial Park, West Brattleboro, lower level, by the playground and the (fenced) frog pond.

In case of RAIN, we'll move the potluck to: The Root Social Justice Center, 28 Williams St, near bottom of Union Street hill, and corner of Elliot St.

Members and prospective members are welcome.

Please bring a dish to share if you can, and self-log a Time Trade hour or two for each main dish you bring. Potlucks are often quick facilitators of great trade connections, so bring an offer or request to share, too!

VBSR Networking Get-Together

Date & Time: 
Jul 20 2017 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Join us in beautiful Brattleboro! VBSR members and friends are invited to a Networking Get-Together Hosted by Mondo Mediaworks. Guests will have a chance to check out where the Mondo-magic happens and hear from our hosts about their commitment to the environment, employee well-being, and sustainable economic developement in Brattleboro and Vermont. Free for members and state/elected officals; $10 for nonmembers.

Fireworks at Living Memorial Park

Date & Time: 
Jul 4 2017 - 9:30pm - 10:00pm

Brattleboro Goes Fourth Fireworks when it gets dark, at about 9:30 pm.


Fourth of July festivities are organized and financed through a citizens committee. Donations are being accepted at Living Memorial Park all day on July 4

Brown Bag Lunch: 2017 Brattleboro Area Unsung Hero Award

Date & Time: 
May 31 2017 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

The Brattleboro Area Interfaith Initiative's second
annual awardees are: Shela Linton, co-founder of the Root Social Justice
Center, founder of "Soul Food Sundays," and the "I am Vermont
too" project. Jennifer Mazur, former director of the Infant Child Guidance
Program (southern Windham County) and Founder and President of "Marlboro

Earth Day Celebration Clean Up the Co-op Grounds

Date & Time: 
Apr 22 2017 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

We want to celebrate Earth Day with cleaning up the Co-op grounds and parking lot, a fun kids’ activity, and some food from the Deli to celebrate. You can obtain Co-op hours for helping to rake, collect trash, or weed.

Email Shareholder Services to sign up: msbfc@sover.net

Brattleboro Time Trade Potluck

Date & Time: 
Mar 26 2017 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Brattleboro Time Trade March Potluck-- this Sunday, March 26, 5:30-7:30, Brattleboro Food Co-op Community Room. For members and potential members. Space is wheelchair acccessible.

Please bring food to share if you can. Questions? Please call Laura Evans: 802-254-2151 or call/text 802-246-7934, or at levansvt@yahoo.com

Mindful Monday Movie Night: “Symphony of Soil”

Date & Time: 
Apr 17 2017 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Symphony of the Soil is an artistic exploration of that miraculous substance known as soil. By understanding the elaborate relationships and mutuality between soil, water, the atmosphere, plants and animals, we come to appreciate the complex and dynamic nature of this precious resource. The film also examines our human relationship with soil, the use and misuse of soil in agriculture, deforestation and development, and the latest scientific research on soil’s key role in ameliorating the most challenging environmental issue of our time. Filmed on four continents, featuring esteemed scientists and working farmers and ranchers. Snacks served at 5:45. Screening begins promptly at 6pm. Donations accepted. BFC

Free, Registration Required
802-246-2821, msbfc@sover.net

Gong Bath (Immersion)-Sound Healing-"Spirit, Energy & Power of the Gong"

Date & Time: 
Apr 3 2017 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Percussionist, gong specialist and longtime sound healing practitioner, Stephan Brandstatter will be offering his monthly Gong Bath (Immersion) & Sound Healing at the healixyoga studio at 452 So. Main St., Brattleboro, Vt. on Monday, April 3, 2017 from 6:30-7:30PM. Please arrive at least 5-15 minutes early. Starting promptly at 6:30, there will be two immersions with a brief quiet time break in between for stretching, reflection, contemplation & afterwards time for any discussion. Mats, pillows, cushions, cushioned bricks, blankets and eye covers are all supplied. Bring water or a liquid if you need.

Rally for Science Brattleboro

Date & Time: 
Apr 22 2017 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm

The Rally for Science Brattleboro will gather people together to talk about science, education, and environmental challengers facing modern human societies.

Events include science presentations and demonstrations throughout the afternoon. Special attention will be focused on promoting STEM (Science, Technology, Education, and Mathematics) education.

This gathering of people invested in the future of science and our common environment is an official satellite event of the national March for Science, being held in hundreds of cities around the world.

Community-wide Shabbat Dinner in West Brattleboro!

Date & Time: 
Mar 24 2017 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Join BAJC for a Community-wide Shabbat Dinner
in West Brattleboro.

All are welcome!

At 6 pm we’ll gather to light candles, share
blessings, and sit down to eat a wonderful meal together. Plan on hearing a
wonderful story. Following the dinner we’ll enjoy dessert and will wrap up with
Birkat HaMazon (blessing after the meal) and some lively z’mirot (Shabbat
evening songs).

Mindful Monday Movie Night: “The Witness”

Date & Time: 
Mar 20 2017 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Transformed by the love of a kitten, a tough NYC construction contractor is inspired to rescue abandoned animals, become a vegetarian, and take his message of compassion to the streets. Snacks served at 5:45. Screening begins promptly at 6pm. Donations accepted.

Monday, March 20th, 5:45-8:00pm
Brattleboro Food Co-op Community Room, 7 Canal St
Free, Registration Required
802-246-2821, msbfc@sover.net

Free Movie Night with VBike

Date & Time: 
Mar 17 2017 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Jour de Fete (1949) was the first full-length film by the great French filmmaker Jacques Tati. A funny and insightful bicycle film, with hidden commentary about techno-oriented societies, bicycles, Americans, WWII, bullying, disembodied lifestyles and why we perhaps need to slow down.

Free, Registration Required
802-246-2821, msbfc@sover.net

Song & Solidarity

Date & Time: 
Feb 26 2017 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

We'll be meeting Sunday, 2/26, from 3 - 4 PM on the 4th floor of Holton Hall on the WInston Prouty Campus (Austine Drive, formerly the Austine School)

Our usual song leader, George, is unable to join us this week, but together we'll do our best! If you have a song that you'd like to sing or lead, please bring it along (copies of lyrics are helpful), otherwise we have plenty to choose from!

Kids and community members of ALL ages are encouraged to join us! 

Song & Solidarity is about coming together in song to sustain us the struggles ahead. 

For more information, please see the Facebook page:



Brown Bag Lunch at the River Garden:Flabulous Clothing Swap

Date & Time: 
Feb 14 2017 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Wrong size
gifts? Post-expansion closet cleansing? Bring some plus size clothes in
condition to swap and/or
come to meet some style sharing siblings! Krystale will bring an assortment of
sizes in the 20s. All style and gender expressions welcome. You are responsible
for taking back what you don't swap.

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