Brookfield Old Town Hall – Event List

June 20, 2024
  • Flood Resilience in Brookfield June 20, 2024  7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Brookfield Old Town Hall, 93 Stone Rd, Brookfield, VT 05036, USA

    Rudi Ruddell from the White River Partnership, representing the Brookfield Conservation Commission, will join us to share important information regarding flooding in our area. He will share up to date information on the trajectory of flooding as well as discuss ways we can mitigate damage in the advent of future flooding. He will address: the benefits of floodplains, woody material in streams, beavers, and tree plantings. Join us for an informative evening talk.

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June 23, 2024
  • Ice Cream Social June 23, 2024  2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Brookfield Old Town Hall, 93 Stone Rd, Brookfield, VT 05036, USA

    Participants will be treated to ice cream with toppings.  Multiple community groups will be invited to be present and offer information on their services and volunteer opportunities.  In the past, groups such as Capstone Community Action, Gifford, Randolph Selectboard chair, senior center and churches have participated.  Brookfield select board members, Brookfield Library, Orange County Parent Child Center will be encouraged to participate in this event.

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June 24, 2024
  • Yoga & Herbs with Sarah Shaw June 24, 2024  6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Brookfield Old Town Hall, 93 Stone Rd, Brookfield, VT 05036, USA

    Bridge somatic movement and the physical and energetic bodies in this integrative experience with local Clinical Herbalist, herb farmer, and yoga teacher (YTT-200), Sarah Shaw.  This 90-minute session practice will weave together yoga with a selection of herbs to rejuvenate the nervous system, calm the mind, and enliven the spirit.  The experience will include breathwork and meditation, yoga sequences, and herbal therapeutics featuring a selection of locally abundant plants.  Participants can expect to learn about and experience various herbs via aromatherapy, tea, and topical oils that can be combined with a holistic yoga practice for a unique embodied experience.  No prior yoga or herbal knowledge necessary – this will be a restorative movement and educational experience that engages all of the senses.  Please bring a yoga mat or towel and any other props desired (a small amount of yoga blocks will be available).   Pre-registration is requested for this class, please email sarah@hillsidebotanicals.com.

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June 25, 2024
  • Evening yoga with Deonne Myrick June 25, 2024  6:30 pm - 7:30 pm Brookfield Old Town Hall, 93 Stone Rd, Brookfield, VT 05036, USA

    $10/adult; no charge for those under 18 years old.

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June 26, 2024
  • “Flash” Gordon Sprague: From Brookfield and Beyond June 26, 2024  7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Brookfield Old Town Hall, 93 Stone Rd, Brookfield, VT 05036, USA

    Brookfield native, “Flash” Gordon Sprague, will entertain us with stories from his life growing up in Brookfield and his hard driving life beyond Brookfield.  From organizing exciting events in his public service career, his world travels within the private sector, and even a stint as a racecar driver, come and hear how a local boy took the skills and values he learned on the farm and parlayed them into a successful career and many friendships.

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June 27, 2024
  • Latin Music Night: Maïz Vargas Sandoval June 27, 2024  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Brookfield Old Town Hall, 93 Stone Rd, Brookfield, VT 05036, USA

    Maïz Vargas Sandoval is a multi-instrumentalist hailing from Costa Rica. He is the leader of Mal Maiz, a band based in Vermont that explores the psychedelic side of Latin music. The band is based in Burlington, Vermont, and offers a unique blend of traditional and modern styles such as cumbia, montuno, son corrido, puya, and Afro-Caribbean sounds. When they hit the stage, they bring explosive energy, sharing their heritage and culture through an unforgettable dance party experience. Space is limited. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased in advance online here. 18 and under are free. https://secure.givelively.org/event/brookfield-community-partnership-inc/mal-maiz-live-latin-band-at-the-brookfield-old-town-hall

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July 1, 2024
  • Making Mocktails with Patty Burns July 1, 2024  7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Brookfield Old Town Hall, 93 Stone Rd, Brookfield, VT 05036, USA

    Join beloved local Patty Burns for a hands-on mocktail making session. Patty will share tips and recipes for crafting seasonal, refreshing, delicious drinks. Attendees will make their own mocktails to enjoy on-site or bring home! Limited spots available. Registration fee $15. RSVP to sgirardvt@gmail.com

    Patty Burns is originally from the Phillipine Islands, polished her craft cocktail skills in San Francisco, and has since made Vermont her home. She was co-founder/co-creator of Kuya’s in Randolph and currently works at Barr Hill. 

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July 2, 2024
  • Evening yoga with Deonne Myrick July 2, 2024  6:30 pm - 7:30 pm Brookfield Old Town Hall, 93 Stone Rd, Brookfield, VT 05036, USA

    $10/adult; no charge for those under 18 years old.

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July 8, 2024
  • Monday Meditation Hour July 8, 2024  6:50 pm - 7:50 pm Brookfield Old Town Hall, 93 Stone Rd, Brookfield, VT 05036, USA

    Jake Zani, leader - $5 donation per adult attendee

    Come to the Old Town Hall Monday evenings for an hour of meditation.  There is no class instruction time; just an opportunity to slow down, quiet your mind, and to enjoy the benefits of total presence.  If your practice involves listening to music please bring headphones.  Chairs are available, but feel free to bring whatever seating method you find preferable (the floor is hardwood).  Doors open at 6:50pm, quiet time runs from 7:05 - 7:50.  Admittance is $5/day; all proceeds to benefit Brookfield Community Partnership and future Old Town Hall events.

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July 9, 2024
  • Evening yoga with Deonne Myrick July 9, 2024  6:30 pm - 7:30 pm Brookfield Old Town Hall, 93 Stone Rd, Brookfield, VT 05036, USA

    $10/adult; no charge for those under 18 years old.

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July 10, 2024
  • Musical Munchkins with Miss Andrea July 10, 2024  10:00 am - 10:45 am Brookfield Old Town Hall

    Musical Munchkins with Andrea is an interactive music and movement program for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers and their parents. Accompanied by live guitar music, Miss Andrea’s classes gently build musical, social, listening and focusing skills with warmth and great fun in a playful, nurturing environment.  This event is offered at no cost to participants!

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  • “To Walk It is to See It” with Kathy & Jim Elkind July 10, 2024  6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Brookfield Old Town Hall, 93 Stone Rd, Brookfield, VT 05036, USA

    In 2018 at the age of 57, Kathy Elkind and her husband Jim decided to take a grown-up gap year and hike the 1400 mile GR5 across the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, and France. Walking for 98 days Kathy discovered her own wise strength and the gratifying realization that life on the trail is a lot like marriage; the hard work, the ups & downs also bring strength, wisdom & staggering beauty. Join us as Kathy & Jim share photos and stories from the adventure that became their book, “To Walk it is to see it”.

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July 11, 2024
  • Community Open Mic Night July 11, 2024  7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Brookfield Old Town Hall, 93 Stone Rd, Brookfield, VT 05036, USA

    Calling all musicians, storytellers, performers, poets, dancers, comedians, and supporters! Come join us for a night of fun and entertainment at our community open mic night! Share your talent with a friendly audience and meet like-minded individuals in a supportive and creative environment. Whether you're a seasoned performer or a first-timer, our stage is open to everyone. For those participating it is recommended that you arrive early for registration. Additionally, please note that a basic sound system will be available on-site. See you all there!

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July 15, 2024
  • Monday Meditation Hour July 15, 2024  6:50 pm - 7:50 pm Brookfield Old Town Hall, 93 Stone Rd, Brookfield, VT 05036, USA

    Jake Zani, leader - $5 donation per adult attendee

    Come to the Old Town Hall Monday evenings for an hour of meditation.  There is no class instruction time; just an opportunity to slow down, quiet your mind, and to enjoy the benefits of total presence.  If your practice involves listening to music please bring headphones.  Chairs are available, but feel free to bring whatever seating method you find preferable (the floor is hardwood).  Doors open at 6:50pm, quiet time runs from 7:05 - 7:50.  Admittance is $5/day; all proceeds to benefit Brookfield Community Partnership and future Old Town Hall events.

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July 16, 2024
  • Evening yoga with Deonne Myrick July 16, 2024  6:30 pm - 7:30 pm Brookfield Old Town Hall, 93 Stone Rd, Brookfield, VT 05036, USA

    $10/adult; no charge for those under 18 years old.

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July 17, 2024
  • Musical Munchkins with Miss Andrea July 17, 2024  10:00 am - 10:45 am Brookfield Old Town Hall

    Musical Munchkins with Andrea is an interactive music and movement program for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers and their parents. Accompanied by live guitar music, Miss Andrea’s classes gently build musical, social, listening and focusing skills with warmth and great fun in a playful, nurturing environment.  This event is offered at no cost to participants!

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July 18, 2024
  • Preparing Local Foods Traditionally July 18, 2024  6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Brookfield Old Town Hall, 93 Stone Rd, Brookfield, VT 05036, USA

    Nature’s ‘farmacy’ is accessible to all of us, for best health, disease prevention and longevity. Traditionally prepared, locally sourced foods as everyday kitchen staples can be easy, quick and a joy to share with friends and family. Making sauerkraut and homemade vinegars, cooking with lard and tallow, using herbs and medicinal mushrooms for no fuss boosts of minerals and health benefits, the magic of bone broths and meat stocks, and the amazing nutrition that abounds in grass-fed meats, these simple foods lend themselves to the foundation of happy living and better health for us and our planet. And with a little practice, the wisdom of our ancestors is accessible to all of us.

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July 19, 2024
  • Dance Sing and Jump Around with Liz Benjamin July 19, 2024  6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Brookfield Old Town Hall, 93 Stone Rd, Brookfield, VT 05036, USA

    Movers and shakers of all ages learn circle and line dances and singing games

    All dances taught and called by Liz Benjamin.  No cost to participants.

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