Around Windham County

August 6, 2014 - table lamp

In Brattleboro…

DUCK DERBY: The Boys Girls Club of Brattleboro and a Brattleboro Recreation Parks Department are hosting a annual Duck Derby on Wednesday, Aug. 6, during Living Memorial Park, starting during 4 p.m. There will be face painting, card vessel building and race, giveaway swimming, music, cooking supposing by The 99 Restaurant, and a Duck Pluck usually before 6 p.m.

“Adopt” a steep during Brattleboro Savings Loan, River Valley Credit Union and The Boys Girls Club on Flat Street. Ducks will also be permitted to “adopt” that afternoon during a park. Ducks are $5 each, 5 ducks for $20 or 50 ducks for $100.

For some-more information, call 802-254-5990, ext. 4.

BINGO FOR CANCER: The VFW Ladies Auxiliary of a Carl M. Dessaint Post 1034 will horde a Bingo For Cancer! advantage on Sunday, Aug. 10, during VFW Post 1034, 40 Black Mountain Road in Brattleboro. All deduction will go to a cancer assist and investigate program.

Doors open during 11 a.m. and games will start during 1 p.m. Admission during a doorway will be $40. A parcel contains all games solely 50/50s and special kitty game. Regular games compensate $75 and $100.

Admission tickets might be purchased before Saturday, Aug. 9, for $35 by contacting Rita Chabre during 802-579-3710.

SWAP PROGRAM: The Windham Solid Waste Management District Swap Program on Ferry Road is open any Saturday from 8:30 a.m. until noon.

This is a giveaway opening for materials that are still usable, though for that there is no normal re-use program. Items brought in contingency be purify and in serviceable condition and contingency be supposed by a staff member before being left.

Items permitted this week include: Baby swing, radio table, microwave, wall mirror, chairs, grate screen, lavatory sinks, powerful stand, cabinet, play table, tiny children’s pool, list chairs, blender, card repository files, list lamp, Tot Rider 2, and wooden hangers.

Swap Program information is permitted during, e-mail questions to

SING-ALONG: The Thompson House Glee Club will perform a sing-along unison of summer favorites during a Marina Restaurant on Friday, Aug. 8, during noon. Interested singers and listeners are invited to come join in a singing, sleet or shine. The Glee Club is an eager organisation of singing elders that meets monthly underneath a caring of internal musician Becky Graber and a Thompson House.

FREE CIRCUS SHOW: The newest collection of determined professionals strut their things during a New England Center for Circus Arts on Friday, Aug. 8. Every summer, NECCA offers a three-week Circus Boot Camp for high turn students to file their skills and build a opening turn playground act. Participants in a 2014 module will be presenting their tough work in aerials and exercices with one uncover only. The opening is giveaway in a atmosphere conditioned categorical studio during 74 Cotton Mill Hill, Brattleboro.

The visiting veteran playground association FAQ will make in a Brattleboro entrance on Saturday, Aug. 9, during 8 p.m. during NECCA’s Austine gym trickery during 209 Austine Drive in Brattleboro. Tickets for FAQ are $15/$8 and are permitted online during

For some-more information, call 802-254-9780.

In Dover…

DESSERT SOCIAL / FUNDRAISER: Dover Free Library’s Annual Dessert Social/Fundraiser with guest orator Crescent Dragonwagon will be reason on Thursday, Aug. 7, during 7 p.m. during a Dover Town Hall. Donations will be accepted.

“Once Upon a Time There Was a Story Which Wanted to be Told,” an improvisational dusk with Dragonwagon. Her possess stories weave like a boa-constrictor bean climbing a pole, complicated with late-summer pods. A pronounce with her travels a identical rambling progression, holding audiences along.

A internal New Yorker, she lives in Westminster West on what was once her family’s summer place.

CHILDREN’S SCIENCE: The Dover Free Library invites immature scientists ages 6 to 12 to attend “Mad Machines,” a display by Mad Science to be reason Friday, Aug. 8, during 6:30 p.m. Space is limited, so registration is compulsory by job 802-348-7488.

In Dummerston…

TUITION ASSISTANCE: There is fee income permitted for any Dummerston resident, by a Juliette Miller Educational Loan Fund, who has finished high propagandize and is going on to pursue some form of aloft education. This is not limited by age or for usually college programs, though can be used for career changes as good as skills training or enhancement.

This is an seductiveness giveaway loan to be repaid in monthly increments after practice starts. This is administered by a Dummerston Women’s Association with information and focus forms permitted by Ruth Barton during 802-254-1128 or

In Guilford…

WILD EDIBLES: The Shining Sun Earth Renewal Center will unite a third of a four-part array on medicinal and furious edibles. The display by herbalist Justin Garner of Sweet Flag Medicinals will take place on Thursday, Aug. 7, during a core in Guilford and takes place from 6 until 7:30 p.m.

Those attending should move a break for before a travel and a potluck plate if wishing to stay for cooking after. The cost for a dusk is $10 to $15 shifting scale.

For some-more information, call Elise Gunzburg during 802-380-8943.

In Newfane…

GARDEN CLUB: The Newfane Garden Club will reason a monthly assembly on Thursday, Aug. 7, during 2 p.m. during a Newfane Congregational Church. This month, Bill Guenther, a Windham County Forester for a Vermont State Department of Forests and Parks, will pronounce about trees in a home landscape and their care.

Guenther will also pronounce about invasive plant class and insect threats to a hemlock, charcoal and other trees in a area.

Additional information about a Newfane Garden Club might be found during The open is acquire to attend.

In Townshend…

BRIDGE CLOSED: The Townshend Lake Bridge off of Route 30 will be sealed for investigation on Wednesday, Aug. 6, from 9 a.m. to noon. Access to a lake during a closure can be done around State Forest Road.

SUMMER ARTS: Leland and Gray Players Summer Performing Arts Exploration (SPAE) will benefaction “The Phantom Tollbooth” on Friday, Aug. 8, during 7 p.m. and Saturday, Aug. 9, during 2:30 p.m. in a Dutton Gym during Leland Gray Union High School, Rte. 30, in Townshend.

Twenty-six participants, grades 5 by 8, will benefaction an strange instrumentation with song and dance culminating a two-week module underneath a instruction of Karlie Kauffeld, Abby Wicker and EmiIy Fuller. Admission is by donation. For information, revisit

In Wardsboro…

CAMPAIGN EVENT: Laura Sibilia, an Independent claimant for state deputy for a towns of Wardsboro, Dover, Searsburg, Whitingham, Readsboro, Stamford and Somerset, will horde dual voter accommodate and hail events during internal businesses in Readsboro and Wardsboro.

On Friday, Aug. 15, she will be assembly with electorate during a Readsboro Inn from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be supposing and a money bar is available.

On Thursday Aug. 28, she will be assembly with electorate during a Bittersweet Memories Bakery and Café in Wardsboro from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Light refreshments will be provided.

A Friday, Aug. 29, eventuality during a Dover Town Hall was formerly announced for 5:30 to 7 p.m.

For some-more information, hit Sibilia during 802-348-7131 or To follow her discuss on facebook go to or revisit

In West Brattleboro…

YANKEE MALE CHORUS: The Yankee Male Chorus earnings to a area on a 61st tour.

The 4 concerts they give any year include of 40-plus group singing in four-part peace songs from a sacred, popular, spiritual, Broadway, and newness areas of music. All group are volunteers from choirs and choral groups via a New England region, New York state and other areas. Several internal group are members of a chorus.

The carol gets together on Wednesday afternoon for their usually operation and goes open that night for 4 uninterrupted dusk concerts.

Their initial opening will be on Wednesday, Aug. 6, during a First Congregational Church of West Brattleboro, 880 Western Ave.; followed by: Thursday, Aug. 7, Charlestown, N.H., Congregational Church, 71 Main St.; Friday, Aug. 8, a Walpole, N.H., First Congregational Church, 15 Washington Square; and a final unison on Saturday, Aug. 9, during a White Church in Grafton.

All concerts start during 7:30 p.m.

There are no tickets to be purchased. A giveaway will charity might be taken during break during any location. All 4 locations are encumber accessible.

For additional information call Pete Harrison during 802-722-3080, 802-289-3776 or e-mail

In Williamsville…

VERMONT FILM SERIES: The Moore Free Library in Newfane and a Williamsville Hall presents a final installment of a array of 6 giveaway cinema during a Williamsville Hall this summer on Saturday, Aug. 9, during 7 p.m. This week’s film is “People’s Power.” Each partial explores themes in a state’s story that recover and round back, from 1777 to a present.

Part Six tackles contemporary tensions over energy, independence, a sourroundings and a state’s future. Chronicling a onslaught to tighten a Vermont Yankee chief plant, it reveals a energy of protest, a change of lobbyists and a significance of city assembly discuss and a citizen legislature. It follows a conflict over windmills in Lowell — a onslaught over scale, aesthetics and environmental impacts — and explores troublesome questions about economics, government and meridian change. Finally, a harmful impacts of Tropical Storm Irene exhibit a energy not usually of nature, though of people and community.

For some-more information, hit Librarian Louise Sirois,

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