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6:00 PM18:00

Beyond Better Block - Potluck & Forum

What did you think of Better Block? What worked, and what didn't? What permanent changes should we make to improve our Main Street? (Take our quick survey:

Join us to celebrate our successful Better Block event, talk about the feedback, and make plans to move forward. Potluck dinner starting at 6 PM (bring a dish to share!). Short presentation on the event and survey results at 6:30, followed by discussion groups. Hosted by the Bethel Revitalization Initiative and Bethel Town Meeting Committee.

Location: Bethel Town Hall

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5:30 PM17:30

Better Block Potluck Dinner & Community Forum

Join us for a community potluck dinner, presentation about the Better Block Project, and "world cafe" discussion about what we want for downtown and how we can use the Better Block project to test out our ideas. All are welcome! 

  • 5:30 PM - Downtown walk (check out the site and start thinking about projects)
  • 6:00 PM - Potluck dinner (bring a dish to share!)
  • 6:15 PM - Presentation by Andrew Howard of Team Better Block, with the BRI and AARP of Vermont
  • 7:00 PM - World Cafe Discussion (small group discussions and brainstorming about what we want for many aspects of downtown - businesses, bike & pedestrian safety, arts and culture, public spaces, and more)
  • 8:00 - Downtown walk (for those who can't make it at 5:30) and 1st Better Block Mission!

RSVP is appreciated, but not required. This event is part of the Town Topics Discussion Series, hosted by the Bethel Town Meeting Committee and the Bethel Revitalization Initiative.

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