Tuesday, Dec. 17

Introduction to Judaism class

BENNINGTON -- This 10-week class, taught by Rabbi Jarah Greenfield, will expose participants to the breadth and depth of Judaism and engage with core ideas, debates, and concerns of the Jewish people. Participants will gain knowledge and skills that will help them participate in Jewish life and build a personal Jewish practice if they choose. The class is geared toward this without prior Jewish learning, whetherJewish, non-Jewish, or considering conversation to Judaism. There is no fee for the course but book purchase is required. To sign up, call 802-442-9645 or email rabbijgreenfield@gmail.com

Course dates and schedule: Tuesdays 12:30-1:45 p.m.; Dec. 17, Jan. 7, Jan. 14, Jan. 21, Jan. 28, Feb. 4, Feb 11, Feb. 18, Feb 25.

Multiple Myeloma support group to meet

BENNINGTON -- The Multiple Myeloma Networking Group for the Southwestern Vermont Region (including the northern Berkshires and eastern New York) will hold a support group meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 17, 6-8 p.m., in the Nichols Christian Education Building at the First Baptist Church, 601 Main St. Interested patients, caregivers, family members and friends are encouraged to join us! Remember, knowledge is power, so learn as much as possible about myeloma. To either reply or get more information, contact Jan Martin Bopp, Group Leader, at 802-681-7074. The Networking Group is affiliated with the International Myeloma Foundation (IMF).

Overeaters Anonymous meets

BENNINGTON -- Overeaters Anonymous meets on Tuesdays at 7 p.m. at the Bennington Free Library, 101 Silver St.

Spouse and significant other bereavement support

BENNINGTON -- The sudSSpirit Bereavement Support Group will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday Dec. 17 at 6 p.m. at the Bennington Free Library. The group is for those that are survivors of the sudden unexpected death of their spouse or significant other. No registration is required and it is free. For more information, call 802-441-5562.

Bereavement support group

BENNINGTON -- Weekly adult grief support for those who have lost a loved one, every Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. at the Vermont Veterans Home on North Street. For more information, call VNA & Hospice of SVHC at 802-442-5502

Bingo Tuesdays at Bennington Moose Lodge

BENNINGTON -- Bingo is held every Tuesday at the Bennington Moose lodge. Doors open at 5 p.m. Food and refreshments will be available. There will be a $1,000 red special at 59 numbers.

Bingo in Arlington

ARLINGTON -- Arlington Legion Post No. 69 will hold bingo the first and third Tuesday of every month from October to May 2014. Doors open at 6 p.m. and bingo begins at 7 p.m. Any questions, call 375-6157.

Story Time at Cheney Library

HOOSICK FALLS, NY -- Cheney Library will have story time for preschoolers and their caregivers on Tuesdays at 10 a.m. Several of the classic tales and songs. There will be crafts and snacks. Come with your preschool child; it will be lots of fun for both of you.

Meetings

Pownal Planning Commission

Pownal Town Office at 7 p.m.

Agenda: 1. Approval of 12/17/13 Agenda 2. Approval of 12/3/13 Minutes 3. Mail 4. Guest 5. Public Comments 6. Other Business A. ZA Monthly Log (9,10 & 11/13) B. Budget 7. Adjourn.

SVSU Personnel Committee

SVSU Central Office Conference Room at 6 p.m.

Agenda: 1. Minutes of November 14 2. SVSU Special Education Organizational Restructuring for FY'15 3. SVSU Special Education Coordinator position for FY'14 4. Paraprofessional Job Descriptions: Set January Meeting Date 5. Other.