Workshops and Lectures
Lectures, Workshops & Classes
Brooks Memorial Library
224 Main St, 802 254-5290 brooks.lib.vt.us
Rodger Martin poetry reading, Wed, Sept 8, 7pm: The poet will read from The Battlefield Guide n Eugene Uman on Thelonious Monk, Wed, Sept 15, 7pm: Uman, the artistic director of the Vermont Jazz Center, will discuss the artist’s life and music n Exploring the Night Sky with a Telescope, Thurs, Sept 23 (Rain/clouds date: 9/29), 7:30pm n Keith Goodale, Keene Astronomy Club, leads an astronomical observing session n Debt Management for Undergraduates, Tue, Sept 14, 7pm n Film: The Letter; An American Town and the Somali Invasion Wed, Sept 22, 7pm n Vincent Panella reads from Lost Hearts Fri, Sept 24, 7pm n The library, Friends of the Library, and Vermont Adult Learning host a Vermont Reads event around Katherine Paterson’s newly published book on anti-immigrant feelings, The Day of the Pelican Wed, Sept 29, 7pm.
Post Oil Solutions
877 886-7397 postoilsolutions.org
Sat, Sept 4, 9am-noon: Backyard Chicken Harvest, Fair Winds Farm, pre-registration & payment required: $20 at gate, if there is room.
Brattleboro Stone Church
letsdancesovt.org 802 348-6671
Fall classes: ballroom, Latin social, African, Abene, English country, waltz and contra dance. Tai Chi, spiritual movement.
532 Putney Road 802 254-9174, brattleboroclayworks.com
Fall Classes, including wheel throwing and hand building for children and adults. Full schedule on the web. A 10 week Hand-building & Sculpture class starting on Wed Sept 22, 6-9pm 802 387 4820, Alans@sover.net n 10 week Hand-building & Sculpture class Wed evenings, Jan 26, 2011 802 387 4820, Alans@sover.net
Brattleboro Museum & Art Center
10 Vernon St, 11am to 5pm (Closed Tuesdays)
brattleboromuseum.org , 802 257-0124
Sept 2: Picturing History: Art and the American Presidency, 7:30pm n Sept 3: Art Films, “Years in the Making,” 8:30pm n Sept 3: Dance performance by Luminz Dance Studio, 5:30-8:30pm n Sept 9: The Demise and Return of Passenger Train Service in America, 7:30pm n Sept 20: Puppetry in America, 7:30pm n Sept 30: Artist Talk: Andy Yoder, 7:30pm n Oct 1: Art Films, “The Art of the Steal,” 8:30pm n Oct 7: Trains that Passed in the Night, slideshow lecture of industrial photographer O. Winston Link, 7:30pm n Oct 9: Wolf Kahn Lecture: Can Artists be Taught? 7:30pm n Oct 14: Reshaping Reality Artists’ Discussion, 7:30pm n Oct 21: Community Cinema: Reel Injun, 7:30pm n Oct 23: Brattleboro Sketchcrawl, fun informal art event for all ages, 2-4:30pm n Oct 29-Nov 1: BMAC’s Third Annual LEGO Contest for all ages.
Cellar Holes & Lime Kilns
Sat, Sept 18, 10am: Starts at the church in Westminster West tour the cellar holes left by your ancestors. Visit the Bemis Hill Lime Kiln. This tour will be led by local historians Bob Haas and Randy Major . Bring your lunch and enjoy a picnic in the woods. A Vermont Archaeology Month event.
New England Center for Circus Arts
76 Cotton Mill Hill #300, 802 254-9780, necenterforcircusarts.com
Nov 12-14: Circus Workshop Weekend with Michael Lanphear and Francois Gravel. Including aerial skills, flying trapeze, teacher training, trapeze, circus yoga, clowning, jump rope, and much more.