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Calendar of Events for the Brattleboro Area

Filmmaker DeFelice in Newfane

Following the success of his film on the West River of Vermont , Joe DeFelice, Newfane filmmaker, dives into the human and natural histories of the Deerfield River with a preview of his film "Deerfield, a Working River on Wednesday, March 10 at 7 p.m. in the Crowell Gallery of the Moore Free Library at 23 West Street in Newfane. Call the librarian, Meris Morrison, at 365-7948 for more information.

Community Conversations Continue

After hosting a standing room gathering of 50 people in January, Post Oil Solutions will continue its second Wednesday of the month Community Conversations on Wednesday, Feb. 10 at 7 p.m., at the Elliot Street Cafe, corner of Elm and Elliot Streets, in Brattleboro.

Many interests and concerns were raised at the first meeting around how to advance sustainability and build community, with groups breaking out in food, transporation, energy, education, the local economy, health care, and so forth. These groups will be provided with time to continue to meet and discuss how they might move forward.

But we also encourage new people with additional ideas to come and express what concerns them during the opening general session of the meeting. New groups can form as interests dictate. Light refreshments will be provided.

For more information, call 869-2141 or visit info@postoilsolutions.org.

Concert Choir Begins Rehearsals

The Brattleboro Concert Choir, under the direction of Susan Dedell, begins rehearsals on Wednesday, Feb. 17 in preparation for the final concert of the Blanche Moyse Centennial Year: the Sacred Service of Ernest Bloch. The Sacred Service, completed and premiered in 1934, is a monumental work, and stands as one of the finest choral settings of Jewish liturgy ever written.

Performances are scheduled for May 22 and May 23. Singers interested in joining the choir at this time should contact director Susan Dedell at 348-7735. The Brattleboro Concert Choir is a program of the Brattleboro Music Center. For more information, visit www.bmcvt.org.

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