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Rising of the Moon: Irish Songs of Wonder, Emigration & Resistance

West Brattleboro -- Come celebrate St. Patrick's Day with Charlie King, Annie Patterson, and Peter Blood at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 17. Brattleboro Solidarity has joined with other area organizations to present an evening of Irish Songs to honor the good Saint and to benefit the Community Asylum Seekers Project. CASP is a tax-deductible nonprofit whose mission is to provide basic needs and a supportive community for those in the process of seeking asylum in the U.S.

The concert will be preceded by an afternoon workshop on the power of song to build community and resistance. (See separate "Gonna Take Us All" workshop story for further information.)


Gonna Take Us All: Building Community & Resistance Through Song

West Brattleboro -- All Souls Church UU and the Song & Solidarity group present an afternoon workshop with Charlie King, Annie Patterson, and Peter Blood from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 17. Participants will have an opportunity to: Sing songs that transform awareness and build resilience for social struggles . . . . Learn new songs of empowerment and solidarity . . . . Explore the reasons why songs often connect with hearts on a deeper level than words alone . . . . Hear stories about the leaders' experiences with movement-building and their work with Pete Seeger.


ACWC Creativity Forum Series "Nourishing the Inner Artist" Taking Place in Brattleboro in March, April and October

ACWC Creativity Forum Series “Nourishing the Inner Artist” Taking Place in Brattleboro in March, April and October

Three public forums relating to the theme of “Nourishing the Inner Artist: Conversations on Art, Creativity and the Imagination” are being presented by the Arts Council of Windham County (ACWC). Each forum centers on a particular theme related to nurturing and sustaining creativity in one’s life and in the practice of art. The series will bring together a diverse group of artists who will show examples of their work and talk about how they nourish and deepen their own creative practice.


We Are Looking for Volunteers (A Free Ticket to Our Event Available in Exchange!)

VOLUNTEER = TICKET TO OUR EVENT: Would you like a free ticket to any of our "Nourishing the Inner Artist: Conversations about Conversations about Art, Creativity, and Imagination" creativity forums?

We are seeking a few good volunteers for our creativity forums (which can be viewed at www.acwc.us/forums). Would that be you? We need individuals who can:

• Help set-up and break down for our events;
• Help marketing and promoting;
• Front door management.

If you are interested, please email Shanta Lee Ganger at Shantavns@gmail.com OR send a text to (802) 275-8152 if you are interested.


National Student Poet Juliet Lubwama: A Reading and Workshop at Brooks Memorial Library

Brooks Memorial Library is excited to host National Student Poet for the Northeast, Juliet Lubwama on Wednesday, April 11th, at 7 pm, in the Main Reading Room!

Juliet will introduce herself and read some of her poems, and then lead participants in an hour-long poetry workshop. The evening will conclude with participants sharing their work.

As the daughter of Ugandan immigrants, Juliet’s poetry often revolves around family, heritage, and finding one’s identity. She believes poems can build bridges between cultures, beliefs, and people, helping them empathize with each other.


Free Author Reading at Brooks Memorial Library, with Brian G. Phelps: Fanny and Me

Join us at Brooks Memorial Library on Wednesday, March 21 at 7 pm in the upstairs Meeting Room for a FREE reading by author Brian G. Phelps about his bicycle journey across the United States!

Below is a brief author bio:

"Have you ever asked yourself a question out of the blue and your fast answer shocked you to the core?

My answer caused me to do something I didn’t know how to do, to be somebody I wasn’t, and then deal with all my failed plans to accomplish it.


Corned Beef Dinner Dance at the VFW! Public Welcome.

Our new dance floor is in and ready to go! The Brattleboro VFW Post #1034 located at 40 Black Mountain Road will be having a dinner/dance Saturday Mar. 10th. The meal will be cottage cheese, corned beef, potatoes, cabbage, carrots, roll, and strawberry shortcake. Doors open at 5 pm, dinner is served at 6 PM.

Cost is $10 per person for the dinner/dance, or $5 per person for the dance only after the meal is over at 7 PM.
Playin' Possum Band will be the entertainment for the night.

Reservations needed by Mar. 9th by calling 257-0438

Public is invited to this dinner/dance.


Bingo Cancelled for 3-7-18

Due to the impending storm, there will be no bingo at Brattleboro VFW Post #1034 Wednesday, March 7th


BCTV Schedules Week of 3/5/18

BCTV Channel 8 schedule for the week of 3/5/18

Monday, March 5, 2018

1:03 am Osher Lifelong Learning Institute - Discovering New England Stone Walls

2:30 am Havana Fairfax Connection - Dennis Willmott & Left Eye Jump

3:30 am Female Founders Series - Sustainability and Personal Care

4:48 am The Wellness Series - Ladies First


Call for Chamber Singers

Rehearsals are starting soon for the Guilford Chamber Singers' (GCS) next appearance, which will be on Friday, June 8, as part of Friends of Music at Guilford's season finale. This year's A Cappella à la Carte events will be set at two churches in the Guilford village of Algiers, just a mile from Exit 1 off I-91. The concert portion of the evening will include sets by GCS and the Cantabile Vocal Ensemble, a Pioneer Valley quintet of Early Music


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