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Brattleboro Area Community Solar

PUTNEY, V.T. – (March 25, 2014) Putney based SunFarm Community Solar in conjunction with Vermont’s largest utility, Green Mountain Power (GMP), and the nation’s leading community solar developer, Clean Energy Collective (CEC), are brining a community-owned solar array to residents in the Brattleboro area. It is the second in a progression of community solar facilities planned for Vermont, making community solar available to some 70 percent of the state’s electricity customers.

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Healing Retreat March 28-30 in Putney

During this three-day retreat, allow yourself to experience simple and profound ways to awaken your body’s innate healing ability. Learn general principles in health and vitality (how we nourish it and how it gets blocked.) Engage in simple, active exercises to help transform and revitalize your energy. Experience relaxing guided meditations to open your heart and deepen your capacity for more peace.

Thomas Garbarino, M.Ac., Dipl.Ac. (NCCAOM) is a certified practitioner of Classical Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine, Chinese Dietary Therapy, and Medical Qigong (energetic healing). He also teaches Daoist and Buddhist Qigong meditation and classical Yang Family Taiji Quan (Tai Chi Chuan).

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Let's Fill The Shelves Weekend Rides

Come ride this weekend to support the Putney Foodshelf. This time of year all of the folks at the Putney Foodshelf can use our help as they try to make sure everyone is well provided for during the holiday season.  They will be upping their efforts over the next few weeks to see that no one in need.  On Sautrday 14th and Sunday 15th, Hot Wheelz Cycle Studio is hoping to fill the house, not only with riders, but with some great donations of food items as well.

The foodshelf is in need of a variety of non-perishable items, such as healthy canned goods.  A general rule of thumb is to try to donate only sutff that you would eat yourself and that isn't out of date. 

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Putney Moon

Photo taken from the Exit 4 Sunoco station.

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The Apron Theater Company Presents Wit at Next Stage Arts in Putney

The Apron Theater Company and the Next Stage Arts Project, 15 Kimball Hill, Putney, VT present Margaret Edson’s Pulitzer Prize winning play, Wit, directed by Hallie Flower. Wit will run July 18th thru July 20th. Performances are at 8 pm. Tickets are $10.00, general admission. Reservations: 802-387-0071.Tickets: online at www.nextstagearts.org.

Wit marks The Apron Theater Company’s return to the local theater scene and its first production as the Next Stage Arts Project’s “theater-company-in-residence.” The play has received rave reviews by audiences and critics alike.

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Spanish Camp for Children Ages 4-6 in Putney

There are a couple of spots open in Escuelita Spanish School's Spanish camp this summer.

July 29th-August 2nd

At Spanish Camp, children acquire Spanish through songs, movement, games, and stories. Part of the day is structured Spanish time where children are able to hear 100% comprehensible Spanish in a way that maximizes acquisition. At other times, we play games, make art, cook, and explore the stream, forest, and gardens around us incorporating Spanish into all activities.

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Transition Putney Hosts Tick Talk - Take 2 on July 3

TRANSITION PUTNEY - Tick Talk – Take 2: Lyme Disease and the Resilience of a Species, Dan Foster, Wednesday, July 3, 7 – 8:30 p.m, Putney Library

Dan Foster first tested positive for Lyme disease 22 years ago. This talk (a repeat of his June 18th talk, due to popular demand!) is about Dan’s odyssey with a super bacteria that he believes he will soon be rid of.

Though he was treated promptly after his tick bite bull’s eye rash, he has had a variety of symptoms over the last 20+ years, but was able to manage them all pretty well until last year.

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Putney Vaudeville!

Putney, VT – Next Stage Arts Project, in collaboration with Strong Coffee Stage, is pleased to present PUTNEY VAUDEVILLE on Friday, May 24, 2013, at 7:30pm at Next Stage, 15 Kimball Hill, Putney, VT. General Admission tickets are $12 / $6 for children under 12, and are available at www.nextstagearts.org and Offerings in Putney. For more information, contact Next Stage Arts at (802) 387-0102 or nextstagearts@gmail.com.

PUTNEY VAUDEVILLE is the creation of Rebecca Waxman, Bronwyn Sims, Patrick Donnelly and Peter Siegel who hope to launch an ongoing showcase for old time entertainment and community talent. The night will include a stellar professional act, a rousing live band, assorted friends and neighbors displaying skills you may never have seen, beer and wine service and good-natured audience engagement.

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Putney Library Presents: “Mountains, Monasteries and Medicine… Volunteering in Bhutan”, May 16

PUTNEY LIBRARY PRESENTS
“Mountains, Monasteries and Medicine… Volunteering in Bhutan”
A Talk and Slide Show Presented by Burt and Harriet Tepfer on Their Recent Trip to Bhutan

Thursday, May 16
7 pm
Putney Library: 55 Main St.

For more info call 387-4407.

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Creative Arts Summer Camps

Creative arts based Summer Camps in July for Ages 4.5-10

A great place for children who like to make things with their imagination and hands; who want to create fun friendships; who like to play games where everyone wins; who like healthy, yummy snacks; who want to play outside as well as inside; who want to learn “giraffe language”; who like magical creative things; who like to laugh and have fun!

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Spring Classes with Su Eaton

Adventures with Su Eaton at Peaceable Village 4 Signal Pine Rd Putney Vermont. Su Eaton of Peaceable Village provides a nurturing environment in which individuals are given the freedom to express themselves while receiving the necessary tools for creative growth.

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The Putney Inn Lives

Many of us at The Putney Inn have worked together for decades to excel at what we love. We love the satisfaction of success, success in providing exceptional service and in offering extraordinary food.

The Putney Inn has been under the ownership of the Ziter family for more than thirty years. Located seven miles north of Brattleboro, Vermont in the Village of Putney, The Putney Inn offers a charming and calming alternative to the commercialized frenzy of “the city.” Easily off Exit 4 of Vermont Interstate 91, our location makes us convenient to all of southern Vermont and northwestern Massachusetts.

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Hot Wheelz Cycle Studio Now Offers 6:00 AM Classes

Hot Wheelz Cycle Studio, Putney's newest Spinning (indoor cycling) facility will be offering 6:00 AM classes starting on March 26th. 

Early classes will be held on Tuesday and Thursday mornings, in addition to the host of other classes that are currently being offered.   If you haven't had a chance to check out the studio yet, we would love have you come by for a visit.

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Award Winning Children’s Author Presents Her New Book, In Disguise!, March 7

Author Elizabeth G. Macalaster will be presenting her new release In Disguise! at the Putney Public Library Thursday, March 7, 2013, 7-8:30 pm.

Spanning more than 300 years and 10 countries, In Disguise! tells the stories of history’s most daring women, from Harriet Tubman, who freed hundreds of slaves during the Civil War, to dancer Eva Wu, who hid secret messages in her hair to aid the Chinese Revolution. Its gripping true stories, secret-agent tips, and spy trivia feed a growing appetite for intrigue and adventure in young readers.

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