Friends & Food
Rutland LGBTQ+ Community Potluck
May 11, 6 p.m.
77 Grove St., Rutland
A community celebration to socialize and plan for events in the coming months. Bring a beverage, main dish, appetizer or dessert to share. This is an alcohol-free event. Free, firstname.lastname@example.org.
13th: A documentary
May 11, 7:30 p.m.
98 Town Hill Road, Cuttingsville
Screening of “13th:” documentary on racism and incarceration by Ava DuVernay, 492-3550/492-3410.
Gary Wade playing diverse genres of dinnertime music on guitar and harmonica. 6 – 9 p.m. Lake Bomoseen Lodge Tap Room, 2551 VT Rt. 30, Bomoseen, 468-5251.
Raising voices; raising funds
May 12, 7:30 p.m.
Brandon Town Hall
1 Conant Square, Brandon
80 singers from Middlebury’s Community Chorus perform. donations support Town Hall renovations and programming.
Survive & Thrive
May 16, 6 p.m.
Franklin Conference Center
Howe Center, 1 Scale Ave.
Feature-length documentary exploring what can be learned from people around the world who have turned their psychological crisis into positive transformative experiences. Post-screening discussion with cast member Gogo Ekhaya Esima. Refreshments. Free, 559-0717, email@example.com.