I Spy Butterfly by Faye Dupras at Sandglass Theater

Putney- Sandglass Theater’s Winter Sunshine Series continues its 13th season of puppet shows for young audiences with I spy Butterfly by Faye Dupras on Saturday, March 14th at 11am and 2pm. How does a nature-loving explorer become a bug’s best friend? Find out in this delightful eco-story about the ways we all grow and change.  When Trudy’s friend Harold the caterpillar suddenly transforms into a chrysalis, she’s determined to do the same. Just when she is about to give up hope, she learns that her tiny friend needs her now more than ever. Live music, colorful critters, and oodles of audience interaction make this show a fun ecological romp in the wild!

VFW Corned Beef Dinner/Dance with music from the 50’s and 60’s by CJ the DJ March 14th. Public Welcome!

Mark your calendars for our Brattleboro VFW Post #1034 Corned Beef Dinner/Dance Saturday March 14th. Find your saddle shoes and poodle skirts at the back of the closet because CJ the DJ will be playing tunes from the 50’s and 60’s from 7pm-11pm. Doors open at 5 pm, and the corned beef meal is served at 6 pm.

Youth Services Last Call for Dancers to Perform in Signature Fundraiser April 2

 Are you interested in joining the 2020 cast of Can Windham County Dance? Have you ever imagined yourself dancing in the spotlight? Would you enjoy performing in front of a live audience? Are you looking for a way to positively influence the lives of young people and families in Windham County? If you answered yes to the above questions, Youth Services wants you!

Youth Services is organizing Can Windham County Dance?, its third annual gala with a goal of $20,000 raised to strengthen the safety net for area young people and families. This spring, Can Windham County Dance? gala will take place on Saturday, April 25 at the Hilltop Montessori campus in Brattleboro. Four dancing numbers are confirmed but the organization is looking for 2-3 more.

Can Cops Cook? at the Brattleboro VFW Saturday Feb. 29th 5pm-7pm

Can Cops Cook is a family-friendly cooking competition hosted by Safe Place Child Advocacy Center. This year, in addition to our usual Law Enforcement participants, we have also invited members from the Brattleboro Fire Department, Probation and Parole, Rescue Inc, DCF, and the Windham County State’s Attorney’s Office. It will be an event with some stiff competition!

BCTV Schedules Week of 1/20/2020

BCTV Channel 8 schedule for the week of 1/20/20

Monday, January 20, 2020

5:30 am The News Project – Essentials of Investing Part 4 of 5
6:00 am Community Conversations on Compassion – Part 4 – Compassion, Fear and Safety in Brattleboro
7:45 am New England Cooks – Gerry Nooney – Chocolate Mousse
8:00 am Democracy Now! – Daily Episode
9:00 am Couch Potatoe Productions – Back Road Stories 11/1/19

Winter Corn Hole Tournament to Benefit Brattleboro Professional Firefighter’s Local 4439

Saturday Feb. 22nd the Brattleboro Firefighter’s will be hosting an indoor corn hole tournament at the Brattleboro VFW located at 40 Black Mountain Road from 12pm – 6 pm. Tickets are $25 per team, with a maximum of 32 teams allowed. There will be a cash bar, and food for sale by the VFW. (No outside food or drinks allowed) 1st place $50, 2nd and 3rd place $25.

Rabbi-Comedian Bob Alper at Next Stage on Thursday, December 19

Next Stage Arts Project is delighted to present Rabbi-Comedian Bob Alper to celebrate the holidays on Thursday, December 19 at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $25 in advance, $28 at the door, available online at www.nextstagearts.org and at Turn It Up!, Brattleboro, the Putney General Store three weeks before the show.  Next Stage is located at 15 Kimball Hill, Putney, VT.

There’s a reason why Sirius/XM Satellite Radio plays Rabbi Bob Alper’s bits several times daily, often sandwiched between Bob Newhart and Jerry Seinfeld: Bob’s unique background — he’s an ordained rabbi who served congregations for fourteen years and holds a doctorate from Princeton Theological Seminary — prepared him well for a twenty-seven year comedy career with wonderfully unique material presented in a way that’s intelligent, sophisticated, and 100% clean

New Year’s Eve Party at Brattleboro VFW Dec. 31st

New Year’s Eve tickets on sale now for Dec. 31st at the Brattleboro VFW. Doors open at 5 pm, meal at 6 pm, and The Visitors Band starts at 7:30pm. $20 a ticket gets you a choice of prime rib or garlic roasted pork, salad, baked potato, veg. and roll. Snacks at 10 pm, and party favors will also be handed out. A champagne toast at midnight for those of age. Come into the VFW and choose your table now. $10 per person for the dance only. Public is welcome

Film: The People’s Truth

In THE PEOPLE’S TRUTH, Polly and the team travel over 50,000 miles in the USA and around the world. Interviews of parents and doctors with nothing to gain and everything to lose exposed the vaccine injury epidemic and asked the question on every parent’s mind, “Are vaccines really as safe and effective as we’ve been told?” Come find out on Sunday, December 1, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. at the Latchis Theater, located at 50 Main Street, Brattleboro.

“One Twin At A Time” at Next Stage on Thursday, November 21

Next Stage Arts Project and the Putney Historical Society present filmmaker Mike Leonard and his delightful documentary “One Town at a Time” on Thursday, November 21 at 7:00 pm. The film explores and celebrates the great state of Vermont one town at a time, and is part of the monthly Next Stage [FRAMED] hosted film series. Mike will lead a Q&A session following the film.

In 2006, during a summer between semesters at college, director Mike Leonard took on the challenge of visiting every town in the state of Vermont by joining the 251 Club – a unique organization dedicated to exploring The Green Mountain State.

NEYT Fun and Funny Family Friendly Show!

Kick back with your popcorn and browse your favorite channels of clown television. New England Youth Theatre proudly presents, “Clown TV!” A play written and directed by NEYT alum Doran Hamm, aided by Amy Majer, Putnam Smith, and all of the young comedians, “Clown TV! “ is uproarious fun for the whole family. 

“My favorite part of the process is the collaboration with the kids. We had this concept of clown tv, which is a rich field to plant in,” says Hamm. “We compiled a bunch of different ideas, we all voted, and democratically chose the top nine options to create scene work in.”