Here’s a question posed by Lynda Barry to her writing class recently:
What is the difference between and image and an idea?
What say ye?
Compass School welcomes prospective students and their families for our Open House on Tuesday, April 30th from 6-8PM. The Open House is hosted by current students, staff, and parents and includes a tour of the school, homemade dinner, and a presentation from Asst Director Eric Rhomberg. This is an informative and fun way to get to know the school and the Compass community.
Last fall we planted 1,000 daffodils at Exit 1. They are starting to bloom! We invite you come out to Exit 1 on Greenup Day to help plant more flowers, help greenup the Exit 1 end of Canal Street (if you wish), and admire the daffodils.
Come at 10:00 a.m. to Exit 1, where we will have Greenup bags and coffee and doughnuts on offer. Wear sturdy clothes and shoes. Bring a trowel for planting if you have one. Park at the Outlet Center. Plan to buy more food and drinks, if you need them, at the nearby Irving gas station, Burger King, or Price Chopper.
Green Mountain Care Board member Dr. Karen Hein will be the guest speaker during Brattleboro Memorial Hospital’s next Mediterranean Dinner, taking place on Thursday, May 9 at 5:30 PM in the Brew Barry Conference Center.
Hein, who lives in nearby Jacksonville, Vermont, will discuss heart disease and its impact on women. In addition to her work for the Green Mountain Care Board, Hein is an adjunct professor of Family/Community Medicine at Dartmouth Medical School. In 1987, she founded the first comprehensive HIV/AIDS awareness programs for adolescents in the U.S. and is also the author of AIDS: Trading Fears for Facts: A Guide for Young People (Consumer Reports Books, 1994).
The Kurn Hattin Homes Select Choir has been chosen as one of nine regional choruses to appear on the finale of the WGBY public television choral competition series, “Together in Song” on Sunday, April 28. After reviewing the performances of 36 adult and children’s choirs in various categories over four weeks, the judges announced their final selections April 16th.
BURLINGTON, Vt., April 21 – U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), a member of the Senate environment and energy committees and the sponsor of legislation to curb greenhouse gas emissions that cause global warming, issued the following statement on Monday’s observation of Earth Day:
“Unless we take bold action to reverse climate change, our children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren are going to look back on this period in history and ask a very simple question: ‘Where were they? Why didn’t the United States of America lead the international community in cutting greenhouse gas emissions and preventing the devastating damage that the scientific community was sure would come?’
Tuesday, April 23, Book distribution
On April 23rd over 25,000 volunteers across the United States will go out into their communities and give away more than 500,000 free books.
BCTV Ch 8 Schedule for the week of 4/22/13
Monday April 22
12:00 am Dummerston Conservation Commission: Invasive Insects
1:10 am Library Lecture- Undercover with Real Women Spies
2:00 am FSTV Overnight
4:00 am National Fair Housing Month
4:30 am The Best of the “NO Film” Film Festival 2012
5:30 am Dan Gillmor, Media Futurist and Journalist
What are the options for dead computers in town? Thanks!
Oh, and does anyone locally convert video tapes to discs? Thanks, twice.
The Brattleboro Representative Town Meeting Finance Committee will meet on Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at 4:30pm in the Selectboard meeting room at the Municipal Center.
Brattleboro Town Manager’s Office
Reach Up? Governor Peter Shumlin is showing hatred towards low income Vermonters in more ways than one!
Give Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin’s administration an F- for providing an air pollution permit to a proposed BIOMASS Plant in a residential neighborhood of Springfield, Vermont, a neighborhood of many low income Vermonters.
This is abuse against low income Vemonters!
Beginner Yoga Series, May 19th – June 30th (no class June 2nd)
Sundays, 9:30-11:00am, Offered by Amanda Upton (http://www.rootdowncoaching.com)
Classes will take place at Medicine for the People. This series is limited to 12 students, reserve your spot today!
Learn more here: http://rootdowncoaching.com/yoga/begi…ga-series/
Beginning a yoga practice can be intimidating and overwhelming. If you are interested in yoga but are unsure what to do when you walk in the door of a yoga studio, or how to do the poses, or why the poses are done in the first place, this series is for you.
This class is for complete beginners and those wanting to revisit the basics.