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The Amazing Golden Ratio: Art, Math, and Nature

The Amazing Golden Ratio: Art, Math, and Nature
Monday, Sept. 30, 7 - 8:30 p.m. at the Putney Library

Mathematics educator Shana Frank will present an interactive program on the history and geometry of the golden ratio. A slide show will illustrate the golden ratio using examples from architecture, paintings, and natural forms. Participants are encourage to bring their questions. Shana is a graduate student in Mathematics Education at Boston University. She has taught middle and high school math for many years. Her interests include exploring the mathematics of patterns and designs. Her goal is for people to discover the logic and beauty of mathematics.

This talk is sponsored by Transition Putney, a group dedicated to supporting local initiatives that contribute to the resiliency and sustainability of our communities. Information at http://www.transitionputney.net/ or contact Paul at paull@sover.net or 387-4102.
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Walk for Putney Cares Oct 5 10am

Can you come to our 15th annual Walk for Healthy Aging next Saturday Oct 5 at 10am?
If you can't come, can you sponsor a friend or relative who is walking?
Registration begins at 9:45 at the Putney Cares Activities Barn at 54 Kimball Hill Rd. in Putney.
The Walk is a fundraiser for Putney Cares. Tt helps us to provide support, programs, and services to the elderly community in Putney.
Please contact us at putneycares@svcable.net or 387-5593 for more information or to sponsor a walker.
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Regional News

Be sure to check our Regional News sections for events and listings outside of Putney!
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Fishtank Ensemble at Next Stage on Sunday, September 29

Next Stage Arts Project presents California-based, world music quartet Fishtank Ensemble at Next Stage on Sunday, September 29 at 7:30 pm. The dynamic, virtuosic and fiery band plays a high-energy mix of Romanian, Gypsy jazz, flamenco, Balkan, Turkish, Greek and tango influenced music.

Fishtank Ensemble includes two explosive violins, the world's best slap bass player, musical saw, flamenco and gypsy jazz guitar, trombone, opera, jazz and gypsy vocals, accordion and one little banjolele. Formed in 2005 and playing everywhere from the hippest LA clubs to festivals, cultural centers, museums, parades and even on the street, the band tackles everything from French hot jazz to wild Serbian and Transylvanian gypsy anthems, flamenco and oddball originals.
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Solar Panels For Sale

2- 4 X 10 Hot water panels. no leaks. Had them connected to our pool this summer. Was going to tie them into my radiant heat in my garage but would like smaller ones. They're in pretty good shape.
email rustfighter@yahoo.com
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Toro riding mower for sale

Great engine, regular oil changes, etc.; transmission needs work.
$100 OBO. browningmediaworks@gmail.com
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cider press wanted

Wanted to rent/borrow for a few days: a small cider press. Call 869-2214. Thanks
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The Red Wagon: Facing Hunger

[posted for Transition Putney] Thursday, September 26, 7:00 PM, Putney Library

September is Hunger Awareness month. To continue the theme begun by the showing of "A Place at the Table", and the discussion at the library Tuesday the 24th, there will be a showing and discussion of a 45 minute film "The Red Wagon: Facing Hunger", Thursday, September 26. This documentary is the story of Vermonters struggling every day to feed their families, and highlights the network of volunteers and activists working to meet this essential human need.

This event is sponsored by Transition Putney, a group dedicated to supporting local initiatives that contribute to the resiliency and sustainability of our communities. http://www.transitionputney.net/
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Apartment Wanted

Looking for a new place to call home in Putney. Single professional woman -- tidy to a fault, designer by day, painter by night. No pets (but would love to adopt one, not a deal-breaker), non-smoker. Very responsible. Excellent baker -- will provide chocolate cake upon lease signing. Please call 802-246-7352.
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Gi Gong and Tai Chi in Putney

There are two new sessions of Qi Gong and Tai Chi beginning in October at Medicine for the People. These meditative & strengthening classes build flexibility, agility and help to heal and prevent injury.

10 week Qi Gong Series with Greg Carder
Begins October 2nd Wednesdays 10:45am -12pm
$110 for entire series, or $15 drop in

14 week beginners Tai Chi Series with Thomas Garbarino
Begins October 4th, Fridays 9am-10am
$180 full series, $65/month