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Local Food Trade Show for Wholesale Buyers in SoVT and NH

Date & Time: 
Mar 20 2018 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Buying locally supports the regional economy and our community. This area is abundant in high quality locally produced food. Yet, purchasing these products can be challenging for many wholesale food buyers. Food Connects, an aggregation and distribution food hub operating in southern Vermont and New Hampshire, makes it easy for buyers to purchase hundreds of local products from dozens of local producers. This free trade show, the largest Local Food Trade Show in Southern Vermont, will be highlighting products from area farmers and value-added producers who sell through Food Connects.

Buddy’s A Pet’s Store Hosts Pet Adoption Event

Date & Time: 
Feb 24 2018 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

Our pets give us so much love and devotion. A home is not complete without your best buddy. Buddy’s A Pet’s Store is proud to present our adoption event for the month of February. We believe that every pet deserves the chance to find a loving family. 

Come visit our Brattleboro store to view our new adoption center to locate a pet who is searching for a forever home. Then bring your new friend to meet us with his or her adoption papers to receive 20% off storewide!

Buddy’s A Pet’s Store Hosts Pet Adoption Event

Date & Time: 
Feb 17 2018 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

Our pets give us so much love and devotion. A home is not complete without your best buddy. Buddy’s A Pet’s Store is proud to present our adoption event for the month of February. We believe that every pet deserves the chance to find a loving family. 

Come visit our Brattleboro store to view our new adoption center to locate a pet who is searching for a forever home. Then bring your new friend to meet us with his or her adoption papers to receive 20% off storewide!

17th Annual Fruit Tree & Perennial Plant Sale at Scott Farm

Date & Time: 
May 5 2018 - 9:00am - 12:00pm

Scott Farm holds its 17th
Annual Fruit Tree & Perennial Plant Sale at the farm from 9 to noon. The
sale features the best quality bare root trees available along with potted
perennials. Throughout the sale Orchardist Zeke Goodband will be available to
answer any growing questions and provide sage advice on planting and tree care.
Come early for the best selection! 

Love Local - A Celebration of All Things Local

Date & Time: 
Feb 2 2018 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Join us at the River Garden during Gallery Walk on Friday, Feb. 2nd from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. for "Love Local" - an evening of food, music, art, and celebration of all things local. For one night, the River Garden will be transformed into an open marketplace where you can sample and purchase specialty goods from local food producers, nonprofits and artists. The Gallery at the Garden will be open, and local entertainment will also be on-hand. For more info visit:

Brown bag Lunch Series: Shared Housing

Date & Time: 
Jan 9 2018 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

For people who are interested in exploring the option of sharing a home for the benefits of economy or companionship (or both!). A place to meet others who are interested, to talk about the idea, and to learn more. With Annamarie Pluhar.

Happy New Year! Brooks Memorial Library Closed

Date & Time: 
Jan 1 2018 - 8:30am - 5:30pm

Dear Library Community,

Brooks Memorial Library will be open as usual on Saturday, December 30th, from 10am-5 pm.

WE WILL BE CLOSED on January 1, 2018 to celebrate the New Year holiday!

Don't forget to stock up on books, magazines and movies for the long weekend :)

See you next year!
~Your Library Staff

Brattleboro Co-op Shopper Survey

Date & Time: 
Jan 25 2018 - 10:00am - Feb 28 2018 - 9:00pm

Give us 10 minutes and we’ll give you $5 !
We want (and need) your feedback about our Co-op! Fill out a simple online survey of four key areas of interest: Shopping Patterns, Satisfaction, Personal Characteristics, and Communication. The survey won’t take more than ten minutes and we will reward you with a $5 coupon for participating. We value everyone’s input, so this survey is for ALL shoppers of the Co-op, not just our Shareholders!
Stop by the store to participate.

Co-op Shareholder Appreciation Weekend

Date & Time: 
Jan 20 2018 - 7:00am - Jan 21 2018 - 8:00pm

This weekend we celebrate ourcommunity-owned store with discounts and specials for Shareholders. This is agreat weekend to join – become an owner for $20 down or less! We will have lots of samples, tastings, giveaways, a FREE prize drawing and more.

Brattleboro Outing Club Annual Meeting

Date & Time: 
Dec 14 2017 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Members are invited and encouraged to attend the annual Brattleboro Outing Club meeting, to be held at Jack's Tavern, at the Brattleboro Country Club. Snacks will be provided. Your participation is needed to keep the club a vibrant part of the Brattleboro community.

World AIDS Day Commemoration

Date & Time: 
Dec 1 2017 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

commemoration of those affected by the virus and those working to combat it
will feature a sidewalk candlelight vigil followed by words from the Rev. Dr.
Lise Sparrow, speaking about the Guilford Community Church’s work in Kaiguchu,
Kenya, and music led by the church choir director Peter Amidon.

Restorative Justice at the Democracy Forum

Date & Time: 
Nov 29 2017 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Democracy Forum: Restorative Justice
At the River Garden, Strolling of the Heifers, 157 Main Street, Brattleboro, VT Phone: 802-246-0982
November 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Restorative Justice is a way of addressing harmful behavior without relying on punishment as the solution. With Mel Motel, Exec. Dir. of the Brattleboro Community Justice Center, and Mike Szostak, Restorative Justice Program Coordinator at Brattleboro Union High School.
Sponsored by We Celebrate Democracy/Civil Rights For All, PO Box 6231, Brattleboro Vt 05302

Stone Church Winter Craft Market

Date & Time: 
Repeats every day until Sun Dec 17 2017 .
Dec 16 2017 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
Dec 17 2017 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

We welcome locals and visitors alike to the first annual Winter Craft Market in the newly renovated Stone Church in downtown Brattleboro, Vermont. There will be wonderful local craftspeople providing jewelry, pottery, cosmetics, accessories, house wares, visual art, and face painting for the kids. Be sure to come both days since the vendor roster will be different each day.
Enjoy beverages and snacks from our bar including craft beer, holiday cocktails, coffee & tea, & Jubilee Farm maple popcorn. To see updates and check out the full vendor list check out the Facebook page at http://bit.ly/SCWCM2017

Brooks Memorial Library Closed: Veterans Day

Date & Time: 
Repeats every day until Sat Nov 11 2017 .
Nov 10 2017 - 10:00am - 5:00pm
Nov 11 2017 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Dear Brattleboro Community,

The Library will be closed On Friday, November 10th, and Saturday,
November 11th in observance of Veterans Day.

Make sure to come in before
we close on Thursday evening to stock up on Books, Movies and

We will re-open on Monday morning at 10 am, as usual!

~Your Library Staff

Brown Bag Lunch Series: Millennials

Date & Time: 
Nov 8 2017 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm


Millennials are the most racially diverse generation in American history. They are less attached to traditional political and religious institutions than their predecessors and are considered the best-educated generation to date. Millennials are optimists and avid researchers who take full advantage of the latest technology. Does this sound like you?
With David Shorter from VALIC.

Brown Bag Lunch Series: How to Prepare for a Career Fair

Date & Time: 
Oct 12 2017 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Info session for those who need guidance on how to prepare for the Career Expo being held at the River Garden on Oct. 19, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. With Kathryn Knaeble, Vermont Department of Labor.

Day of Caring 2017

Date & Time: 
Sep 23 2017 - 8:00am - 12:00pm

At the United Way of Windham County, caring is our super power and we are inviting local superheroes from area towns, companies, schools and civic organizations to participate in volunteer service projects across Windham County on Saturday, September 23, from 9am - noon for our 8th annual Day of Caring.

Day of Caring superhero volunteers choose from a variety of service projects, using their super powers to address the needs of local organizations and public partners. Last year, over 400 hours of volunteer time was logged in one day – a extraordinary demonstration of the caring super power of our community.

5th Annual Southern Vermont Career EXPO

Date & Time: 
Oct 19 2017 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm

The 5th Annual Southern Vermont Career EXPO will be held this year on Thursday October 19th at the Robert H. Gibson River Garden in downtown Brattleboro. The EXPO is designed to attract, retain, and develop a qualified workforce for Southeastern Vermont region now and well into the future. Employers are encouraged to recruit for current job vacancies and also raise awareness of wide array of careers they offer and the qualifications desired when jobs become available. In doing so, employers can satisfy their immediate workforce needs while expanding the talent pipeline for the future! Exhibitors promote their brand in the community, have the opportunity to network with one another, and take an active role in developing their workforce in the region.

Night Market at Hawks & Reed in Greenfield

Date & Time: 
Sep 5 2017 - 8:00pm - 11:30pm

First Tuesday of every month!

The Night Market at Hawks & Reed is an extravaganza of local artists and vendors, music and drinks. Support your homegrown local heroes in this fun event. Shop local vendors for art and crafts and vintage clothing and records and more! All while enjoying great music by local DJs, craft cocktails, and local beers on tap.

This is a new series, and our goal is to bring life to weeknights in Greenfield. We plan to expand to include more entertainment, more local artists, and FOOD. During nice weather, the event may spill out onto the sidewalk. Come out and help us grow!

Hogback Ski Run Clean-Up Party

Date & Time: 
Nov 24 2017 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

It's become a tradition: the Friday after Thanksgiving we meet to clean up the ski runs in preparation for winter skiing and riding at Hogback. We clip back face-slapping branches that are growing into the descent lines. We clear out blowdowns that are in the track. We scythe or weed whack the thickest patches of brambles. If you enjoy climbing up the mountain in winter and skiing or riding down, this is the day to meet fellow skiers and riders and contribute to keeping the slopes in good shape. (Please, do NOT do any trimming, pruning, or clearing on your own. Work with us on scheduled work days so that we can continue to have permission to maintain these ski lines.)

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