Today, July 7

Windham County

MUSIC

Kevin Parry open mic: 7-10 p.m. at The Marina Restaurant, Putney Road, Brattleboro. Free. 802-257-7563.

Funk Night, live band: 9:30 p.m. at Metropolis, Elliot Street, Brattleboro.

Drunk and In The Woods: 8:30-11:30 p.m. at Whetstone Brewery, 36 Bridge St., Brattleboro. No cover.

Miscellaneous

Paint Parties Mountain Painters & Artisan Gallery: 6-8 p.m. Mountain Market Place, 5700 Rte. 100, Londonderry. 802-824-6555. Please register in advance to reserve space.

Writers and readers event: 7-8 p.m. The Book Lounge for poets, writers, and readers to mingle. Guest Diana Whitney. The Lounge in Duo Restaurant, 136 Main St., Brattleboro.

Bennington County

Theater

Schoolhouse Rock, Live!: June 23 through July 10 at the Weston Rod and Gun Club, 982 Rte. 100S, Tuesday-Thursday at 1 p.m., Friday, Saturday, 1 and 4 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m. $15 adults, $8 children. 802-824-5288 or westonplayhouse.org.

Over the border

Music

After-hours Party: 8 p.m. Primate Fiasco and Dreamt. The Arts Block, 289 Main St., Greenfield, Mass. Tickets and information at theartsblock.com

Theater

'Othello': 7 p.m. Cambridge Community Garden, Washington and Spring streets, Cambridge N.Y. Free.


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Friday, July 8

Windham County

MUSIC

Darryl Kniffen at The Lounge: 7-10 p.m. Friday night jazz. 4 High St., Brattleboro.

Hungrytown: 7-8 p.m. Dover Free Library, 22 Holland Road, East Dover. 802-348-7488. Free

Trio at Next Stage: 7:30 p.m. Michael Johnson, Laura Molinelli and Ben Campbell at Next Stage, 15 Kimball Hill, Putney. $18 advance at nextstagearts.org, $22 at door. 802-387-0102.

Singer/Songwriter: Michael Johnson will perform songs from his latest release, "Moonlight Deja Vu," at Next Stage in Putney at 7:30 p.m.

Theater

"The Foreigner": 7:30 p.m. Light comedy at Main Street Arts. Tickets $15 at mainstreetarts.org or $17 at the door. 802-869-2960. 35 Main St., Saxtons River.

'Into The Woods': 7 p.m. New England Youth Theatre, 100 Flat St., Brattleboro. $15 , Senior $13, student $11. neyt.org

Miscellaneous

Book signing: 6 p.m. Jodi Paloni reads from "Deep End" and sings new book "They Could Live With Themselves." Everyone's Books, 25 Elliot St., Brattleboro. 802-254-8160.

Cirque Us!: 7 p.m. NECCA, Austine Gym, off Maple St., Brattleboro. Free tickets at thecirqueus.com or at the door.

Balloons: The TGIF Morning Matinee features "Jungle Jim" at the Living Memorial Park Rotary Theater at 10:30 a.m. Free; day care groups invited.. 802-254-5808 or www.brattleboro.org

Bennington County

Miscellaneous

'Big River. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn': 7 :30 p.m. Oldcastle Theater, 331 Main St, Bennington, 802-447-0564

Miscellaneous

Theresa Rebeck: 7 p.m. Presents her book "I'm Glad About You" at Northshire Bookstore, 4869 Main St,, Manchester Ctr.

Over the border

Music

After-hours Party: 7:30 p.m. Mikey Sweet & Road dog Gospel, plus Moonlight Davis & Miro Sprague and Friends. The Arts Block, 289 Main St., Greenfield, Mass. Tickets and information at theartsblock.com

Theater

'Othello': 7 p.m. Cambridge Community Garden, Washington and Spring streets, Cambridge N.Y. Free.

Saturday, July 9

Windham County

MUSIC

Swing Easy

The Lounge: 7-10 p.m. Selector Singh plays funk, soul and roots music. 4 High St., Brattleboro.

Yellow Barn: 8 p.m. Handel, Brahms, Schoenberg, Ives, and Ravel. In The Big Barn, 49 Main St., Putney. $25. 802-387-6637. yellowbarn.org

The Stockwell Brothers: 8 p.m. EJ Bullock Building, 7012 main St., Readsboro. $12 advance, $15 at door. 802-423-5600, or concerts@readsboroarts.org

Dance

West Coast Swing: 7-10 p.m. "Shall We Dance?" Stone Church, 210 Main St., Brattleboro. Lesson and dance $15; dance only $10 . 802-365-0233 or 802-579-9990.

Theater

"The Foreigner": 7:30 p.m. Light comedy at Main Street Arts. Tickets $15 at mainstreetarts.org or $17 at the door. 802-869-2960. 35 Main St., Saxtons River.

'Into The Woods': 2 and 7 p.m. New England Youth Theatre, 100 Flat St., Brattleboro. $15 , Senior $13, student $11. neyt.org

'Equivocate': 7:30 p.m. Staged readings at Actors Theatre Playhouse, West chesterfield, N.H. $8. 877-666-1855.

Miscellaneous

Art Reception: 5-7 p.m. "Something New." Multiple artists open. Gallery North Star, 151 Townshend Road, Grafton.

Over the border

Music

After-hours Party: 8 p.m. Death Savings Flag and Home Body. The Arts Block, 289 Main St., Greenfield, Mass. Tickets and information at theartsblock.com

Theater

'Othello': 7 p.m. Cambridge Community Garden, Washington and Spring streets, Cambridge N.Y. Free.

Film

Classics on the Quad: 8:30 p.m. "Raiders of the Lost Ark." The Redfern Arts Center, Keene, N.H. Free

Miscellaneous

Happier Valley Comedy Show: 8 p.m. The Arts Block, 289 Main St., Greenfield, Mass. Tickets and information at theartsblock.com

Sunday, July 10

Windham County

MUSIC

DaveyO: 5-8 p.m. at Whetstone Brewery on the deck (shine only), 36 Bridge St., Brattleboro. No cover.

The Stockwell Brothers Band: 6 p.m. On the Tavern Lawn, downtown Putney. twilightmusic.org. 802-387-5772. (Rain: Next Stage, 15 Kimball Hill) Donations accepted.

Mandolins: Stone Church Arts presents the Festival of Mandolin Chamber Music concert, 3 p.m. at the Chapel, Immanuel Episcopal Church, 20 Church St., Bellows Falls.

Theater

"The Foreigner": 2 p.m. Light comedy at Main Street Arts. Tickets $15 at mainstreetarts.org or $17 at the door. 802-869-2960. 35 Main St., Saxtons River.

'Into The Woods': 2 p.m. New England Youth Theatre, 100 Flat St., Brattleboro. $15 , Senior $13, student $11. neyt.org.

'Equivocation': A staged reading of a play by Bill Cain. At the Actors Theatre Playhouse in West Chesterfield, N.H., at 7:30 p.m. $8. Tickets at 877-666-1855.

Dance

Community circle dance: 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., at the Aikido Studio, 11 Cottage St. Led by Julia Lynam. All dances taught. No partner needed. All welcome. Donations appreciated. Information: Parker Huber 802-257-9108, or Mary Ellen Cannon, 603-631-0768.

Over the border

Music

After-hours Party: 8 p.m. Dynamite Texas Soul band Roxy Roca. The Arts Block, 289 Main St., Greenfield, Mass. Tickets and information at theartsblock.com

Theater

'Othello': 7 p.m. Cambridge Community Garden, Washington and Spring streets, Cambridge N.Y. Free.

Monday, July 11

Windham County

Dance

East Coast Swing: 7:30 p.m. "Shall We Dance?" Stone Church, 210 Main St., Brattleboro. $10/person. 802-365-0233 or 802-579-9990.

Bennington County

Music

Manchester Music Festival: 7 p.m. Young Artists concert. Riley Center, Burr and Burton Academy, Manchester. Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms, Schubert, Schumann, Shostakovich and others. Tickets $10 adults, students free, at 802-362-1956 or at the door. mmfvt.org

Over the border

Miscellaneous

Circus Smirkus: 1 and 6 p.m. Cheshire Fair Grounds, Swanzey, N.H. Adult $21.50; youth $17.50; children $14.50, under 2 free. 1-877-764-7587.

Tuesday, July 12

Windham County

Dance

West Coast Swing: 6 p.m. "Shall We Dance?" Stone Church, 210 Main St., Brattleboro. $10/person. 802-365-0233 or 802-579-9990.

Beginner Foxtrot Class: 7 p.m. "Shall We Dance?" Stone Church, 210 Main St., Brattleboro. 5-week series $45; or $10/person./class 802-365-0233 or 802-579-9990.

FILM

'Into The Woods': 7 p.m. New England Youth Theatre, 100 Flat St., Brattleboro. $15 , Senior $13, student $11. neyt.org

Miscellaneous

Paint Parties

Mountain Painters & Artisan Gallery: 6-8 p.m. Mountain Market Place, 5700 Rte. 100, Londonderry. 802-824-6555. Please register in advance to reserve space.

Over the border

Miscellaneous

Circus Smirkus: 1 and 6 p.m. Cheshire Fair Grounds, Swanzey, N.H. Adult $21.50; youth $17.50; children $14.50, under 2 free. 1-877-764-7587.

Wednesday, July 13

Windham County

FILM

'Into The Woods': 7 p.m. New England Youth Theatre, 100 Flat St., Brattleboro. $15 , Senior $13, student $11. neyt.org

ONGOING

Windham County

Rockingham Library Genealogy Group: Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.: Bring your laptop. Many free databases available at the library. Both beginners and seasoned genealogists are welcome. Free and open to the public. For more information, call 802-463-4270.

Donald Saaf: Featured in solo exhibit at Mitchell-Giddings Fine Arts through Sunday, July 10. Saaf is a widely enjoyed artist and is collected both locally and regionally, with works in private and public collections. The show offers a rare glimpse into the evolution of an artist who chose to stay within a discreet repertoire and to explore variations on his given theme in various dimensions and mediums. 183 Main St., Brattleboro. 802-251-8290

Paul Myers Photography: At the South Londonderry Free Library for June and July. Photographs of Panama, and display of paintings and sketches, Available for public viewing through July 30. 15 Old School St.

Brattleboro Museum & Art Center: New exhibits – Up in Arms: Taking Stock of Guns, through Oct. 23; The Stilled Passage: Photographs of Un-Restored Ellis Island, through Aug. 29; Chaos and Light: Jamie Young, through Oct. 23; and Union Station: Gateway to the World, through Oct. 23. brattleboromuseum.org

Library Art Exhibit: Putney Library exhibits the work of Jacki Brook June through July. Urban/industrial landscape paintings. Library hours: 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Monday-Friday; 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. 55 Main St., Putney.

Gallery in the Woods: Eric Boyer: Convergence, Sensuous Sculpture from Wire Mesh and Avn Hanna: Mapping with Stitches, New Textile Art Quilts. 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. daily. 145 Main St., Brattleboro. galleryinthewoods.com

Richard Ray: The Soul Behind the Beauty. Work by abstract mixed media artist on view July 1-31. Reception July 9, 1-3 p.m. Crowell Gallery 23 West St., Newfane.

Bennington County

Schoolhouse Rock, Live!: June 23 through July 10 at the Weston Rod and Gun Club, 982 Rte. 100S, Tuesday-Thursday at 1 p.m., Friday, Saturday, 1 and 4 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m. $15 adults, $8 children. 802-824-5288 or westonplayhouse.org.

Artist Exhibit: Out of This World by artist Sally Gil, through July 10. Bennington Museum, 75 Main St., Bennington. Free

Milton Avery's Vermont: Plein air pencil sketches, watercolors, oil paintings on view July 2-Nov. 6 Bennington Museeum, 75 Main St., Bennington.

Over the border

Thrones: Local artists have turned the toilet seat into new art forms. On view through June 25 at Nina's Nook, 125 A Turners Falls, Mass. 413-834-8800.

Classes and workshops

Windham County

River Gallery School, 31-31 Main St., Brattleboro, 802-257-1577

rivergalleryschool.org

Summer ART CAMP: For Kids Ages 6 - 12; Mon. - Fri. 9 am -noon. Week 3 – July 11 - 15; Week 4 – July 18 - 22; Week 5 –July 25 - 29 ; Week 6 – Aug. 1- 5; Week 7 – Aug. 8 - 12

Adult Studio: Choose 4 or 8 classes from the following options:

Tuesday: 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. July 12, 19, 26

Wednesday: 6 - 8 p.m., July 13, 20, 27

Thursday: 1:30 - 3:30 p.m., July 7, 14, 21, 28 . for 4 classes. 8 classes. Open to ALL levels of experience.

Life Drawing: July 5 - 29, Tuesday, 6 - 8 p.m.

Plein Air Landscape: July 7 - 9 p.m., Thursday - Saturday 2 - 5 p.m.

Build a Rustic Mosaic Patio Table: July 7 to Aug. 11, Thursday, 6 - 8 p.m.

Watercolor: Finding Beauty in the Ordinary, July 9 -30, Saturday 9:30 a.m.-noon. All levels welcome.

Workshop for Caregivers: Collage July 10 Sunday 1 - 4 p.m. Free

Making Paint from Scratch: July 10. Sunday 1 - 5 p.m.

Charcoal Landscape: July 17, Sunday 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. All levels of experience are encouraged to attend.

Collage: July 26 - Aug. 9, Tuesday 1 - 4 .p.m. With Cameron Schmitz.