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VNH Presents: Care for a Dance

Date & Time: 
May 13 2017 - 5:30pm - 9:00pm

COME AND DO-SI-DO THE NIGHT AWAY!

Enjoy a fun-filled evening and help support VNH and the many programs and services we provide to over 160 Vermont and New Hampshire communities. The cost is $30 per person or $50 for a couple. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres will be served, cash bar for alcohol. For $25, participate in the wine pull for a chance at unique bottles and prizes. All bottles valued at $25 or more. Everybody wins!

Saturday, May 13, 2017

5:30 – 9:00 PM

Brattleboro Museum and Art Center

10 Vernon Street

Brattleboro, VT 05301

Please call us at 888-300-8853 or email thyland@vnhcare.org to RSVP today!

All of Me

Date & Time: 
Apr 6 2017 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Film Screening

This documentary by award-winning director and producer Bess O'Brien is focused on the lives of women, girls, and some boys who are caught in the downward spiral of eating disorders and their struggle to regain a sense of self-compassion and healing. All of Me focuses on body image, a lack of connection with one’s physical and emotional being, and the need to delve deep within one’s self to find the systemic reasons that triggered this disease. VT Digger calls the film "elegantly effective in communicating the fact that addictive behaviors to blot out pain aren’t limited to substance abuse. Moving and real." Followed by discussion led by Bess O'Brien, with snacks provided.

Brooks Memorial Library Main Reading Room and Mezzanine Closed for Renovations

Date & Time: 
Repeats every day until Sat Mar 25 2017 .
Mar 19 2017 - 10:00am - 5:00pm
Mar 20 2017 - 10:00am - 5:00pm
Mar 21 2017 - 10:00am - 5:00pm
Mar 22 2017 - 10:00am - 5:00pm
Mar 23 2017 - 10:00am - 5:00pm
Mar 24 2017 - 10:00am - 5:00pm
Mar 25 2017 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Work In Progress

FIRST FLOOR RENOVATIONS OF LIBRARY WILL AFFECT ACCESS
Brooks Memorial Library will be installing new flooring in the main reading room from March 19th through March 25th.
The Main Street entrance, first floor and mezzanine will be closed to
the public during that time. All patrons are welcome to request
materials via their online account, email or phone.

Bernie Sanders To Speak at Strolling of the Heifers

Date & Time: 
Mar 16 2017 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

On Thursday, March 16 at 4 p.m. at the Latchis Theatre, Sen. Bernie Sanders will make an important announcement regarding funding for Strolling of the Heifers’ small business development program, Windham Grows, from the U.S. Economic Development Administration and the U. S. Department of Agriculture.

Everyone is welcome to attend this free event  –  the formal kick-off for the Windham Grows project.

Other speakers will include representatives of the the Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development, the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets, and the Working Lands Enterprise Board, all of which participated in the total project funding of more than $300,000.

Grand Opening: Nightingale Upstairs in downtown Putney

Date & Time: 
Feb 11 2017 - 11:00am - 6:00pm

A new local source for herbs, teas, tinctures, fair trade gifts, jewelry and more is opening up in downtown Putney. We’re located across from Town Hall at 126 Main St. (upstairs). Come visit us for our grand opening on Saturday February 11th from 11AM-6PM.

Girls AAU Basketball Sign Up Day

Date & Time: 
Feb 5 2017 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

AAU GIRLS BASKETBALL SIGN UP DAY
The Vipers AAU Girls Basketball program will be hosting its annual Sign Up Day on Sunday, February 5th, 2017 at Hinsdale High School gym in Hinsdale, NH from 10:00 to 12:00. Team coaches and Board of Directors members will be there to answer any and all questions about our program.
The Vipers basketball program is open to all girls who are currently in grades 5 through 11 and who are looking to expand and improve their player skills beyond the school season. Players from the Greater Brattleboro, Keene, Bellows Falls and Greenfield areas are invited to attend. More information and registration forms are available on our website:
www.vipersbasketball.org .

Fireworks

Date & Time: 
Dec 31 2016 - 9:30pm - 10:30pm

Enjoy the finale of Last Night Brattleboro, by watching a fabulous Fireworks display over the Retreat Meadows on Route 30. Sponsored by C&S Wholesale Grocers.

St. Michael's Episcopal Offers Delightful Vermont Christmas Pageant

Date & Time: 
Dec 24 2016 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

St. Michael’s Episcopal Church

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: December 20, 2016

CONTACT: Ann C.Landenberger, 348-7156, verbatimvt@gmail.com

RE: A VERMONT CHRISTMAS PAGEANT

BRATTLEBORO Toddlers, children and teens offer a pageant Vermont--style at 4 PM Christmas eve at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church on Bradley Avenue in Brattleboro.

Several years ago youth of the parish expressed a wish to make the pageant more personal to them as Vermonters; thus the church has seen different twists each year from the entrance of a live goat to the delivery of apple pie and gilfeather turnips; from gifts of cheddar cheese and maple syrup to flocks of free-range angels. All who gather this year will enjoy even more surprises.

Brooks Memorial Library Closed For New Year Holiday

Date & Time: 
Dec 31 2016 - 12:00am - Jan 2 2017 - 11:00pm

Happy New Year!!!

Brooks Library will be closed Saturday, December 31, 2016 through Monday,January 2, 2017.

We will open as usual at 10 am on January 3, 2017.

Come in to stock up on books and movies before we close on Friday, December 30 at 6pm!

Brooks Memorial Library Closed for the Holiday

Date & Time: 
Dec 24 2016 - 12:00am - Dec 26 2016 - 11:00pm

Happy Holidays!

The Library will be closed Saturday, December 24th through Monday, December 26th, and will open as usual at 10 am on Tuesday morning, December 27th.

Come in for some last minute holdiay reading or movies before we close on Friday December 23rd at 6pm!

Raise Up VT Town Hall Meeting - Bellows Falls

Date & Time: 
Oct 26 2016 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

What: Live music from the Milkhouse Heaters, refreshments, and candidates and community leaders speaking on issues like workers rights, healthcare, and the environment. Featuring VT candidates David Zuckerman and TJ Donovan!

Raise Up VT Town Hall Meeting - Dover

Date & Time: 
Repeats every day until Thu Oct 27 2016 .
Oct 26 2016 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Oct 27 2016 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

What: Live music, refreshments, candidates and community leaders speaking on issues like workers rights, healthcare, and the environment. Speakers include David Zuckerman, TJ Donovan and John Moran!

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All of Me - Documentary Film

Date & Time: 
Oct 27 2016 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

The Brattleboro Retreat is sponsoring a screening of the new documentary film by awarding winning filmmaker Bess O'Brien, All of Me.

All of Me focuses on the lives of women, girls and boys who are caught in the downward spiral of eating disorders and their struggle to regain a sense of self-compassion and healing. The film also focuses on the parents who struggle with their children around this devastating disease.

4th Annual Southern Vermont Career EXPO

Date & Time: 
Oct 20 2016 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm

4th Annual Southern Vermont Career EXPO on Thursday October 20th, 1:00pm - 5:00pm at the Robert H. Gibson River Garden & The Brooks House Atrium.

Each year, the Career Expo brings together local businesses, colleges, and career service providers to promote and support exciting career opportunities right here in Southeastern Vermont

Brattleboro Meet-n-Greet w/David Zuckerman

Date & Time: 
Oct 7 2016 - 4:30pm - 5:30pm

David Zuckerman, Progressive/Democratic candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Vermont will be appearing at Everyone's Books at 25 Elliot St. in Brattleboro on Friday, October 7th from 4:30 to 5:30pm, before heading out to mingle with folks during Gallery Walk. He will be joined by Brattleboro Rep. Mollie Burke, and David Goodman for the Sue Minter for Governor campaign. Light refreshments will be served. This event is free and open to the public.

Brattleboro Co-op Truckload Sale!

Date & Time: 
Repeats every day until Sun Oct 16 2016 .
Oct 15 2016 - 10:00am - 5:00pm
Oct 16 2016 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Amazing deals on cases of staple items you need and love for your kitchen pantry and cleaning closet! From paper towels to chocolate and chips, rolled oats and raisins to local ground turkey (no antibiotics or hormones!), we’ve definitely got deals for everyone. Pick up an order form in the store, even on the days of the sale, or download one from our website www.brattleborofoodcoop.coop

Saturday and Sunday, October 15th and 16th, 10am-5pm
Brattleboro Food Co-op
802-246-2821, msbfc@sover.net

Walk With Me: The Trials of Damon J. Keith Documentary Screening

Date & Time: 
Oct 7 2016 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Appointed to the U.S. District Court in Detroit only three months after the 1967 race riots, Judge Damon J. Keith’s rulings forever changed the face of civil rights in the United States. Join us for a public screening of Walk With Me, an inspirational documentary based on Judge Keith’s story, directed by Marlboro College graduate Jesse Nesser ’13. “We’ve been fortunate enough to run into individuals coast-to-coast who, upon discovering Judge Keith’s story, were able to point out how his decisions in Detroit rippled into their own lives elsewhere,” said Jesse.

SeVWA West River Cleanup

Date & Time: 
Sep 24 2016 - 9:00am - 12:00pm

The Southeastern Vermont Watershed Alliance is seeking volunteers to help clean up the West River on Saturday, September 24, from 9am-12pm. Meet at the Dummerston Covered Bridge on Route 30 in West Dummerston. Children are invited to attend (with parental guardians).

This river cleanup is part of the Connecticut River Watershed Council's 20th annual Source to Sea cleanup, an annual cleanup weekend of the Connecticut River and tributaries along the four-state watershed. SeVWA's cleanup is also part of Vermont's official River Cleanup Month efforts (coordinated by Watersheds United Vermont).

15th Annual Terry Ehrich Award Ceremony & Dinner

Date & Time: 
Sep 21 2016 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

VBSR is pleased to honor Paul Millman, co-founder of Chroma Technology, at the 15th Annual Terry Ehrich Award Ceremony and Dinner, one of our largest and most festive events of the year. In a nod to Paul’s dedication to employee ownership and community, this year’s celebration will be held at Barre’s Old Labor Hall, a National Historical Landmark with a rich history of supporting workers’ rights and community-supported businesses. Don’t miss this unique gathering of entrepreneurial, mission-driven business professionals!

Learn More Today: http://bit.ly/2btlb8w
Register Today: http://bit.ly/2b0ejnI

Tiny House Fest

Date & Time: 
Sep 4 2016 - 10:00am - 10:00pm

Why Tiny?

Attainable housing that's good for the planet, good for community, and within reach. Come join the conversation about 21st century shelter at Tiny House Fest Vermont in downtown Brattleboro, September 4th. Onsite Tiny House Village, building demos, talks and panels on housing, zoning, off-grid living, wastewater solutions, and building technologies. For full schedule go to: facebook.com/tinyhousefestvermont. To buy your festival pass, local art and Tiny House swag go to: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/tiny-house-fest-vermont#/

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