Saturday, Dec. 21

Opening reception for Ehrich, Brownstein

LONDONDERRY -- Join Stella Ehrich and Fred X. Brownstein at the opening reception for their exhibition from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Garden Gallery, 2136 North Main St./Route 100. The exhibit will be showing through March 30.

The Elf Express returns

MANCHESTER -- The Manchester Lions Club announces the return of the "Elf Express." This holiday train ride will depart r.k. Miles Depot Station today and tomorrow and take its riders on a one hour journey.

Passengers will be entertained with song and dance routines by the elves of Burr and Burton Academy. Tickets must be bought in advance and passengers are encouraged to purchase them early as seating is limited. Tickets can be purchased online at and in person at the Manchester and the Mountains Chamber of Commerce, 39 Bonnet St.

Visit and the Facebook page for updates and more information. Or call the Chamber at 800-362-4144 or email

Sunday, Dec. 22

Legion bingo

BENNINGTON -- Bingo at American Legion Post 13 is held every Sunday. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. Bingo starts at 3 p.m. No one under 14 admitted.

Dollar Skate for Fisher Elementary School

ARLINGTON -- The Fisher Elementary School Parent Teacher Group will host its annual Dollar Skate at Riley Rink from 1:15 to 3:15 p.m. The cost of admission is $1 for students and $3 for adults.

Come out and enjoy an afternoon of skating while supporting a valuable organization that works to support Fisher students, faculty and staff. For more information about Fisher's PTG or to learn about opportunities to get involved, contact Fisher Principal Deanne Lacoste at or 802-375-6409.

Christmas Carol Sing

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass, -- The 1753 House on Field Park will host a free Christmas Carol Sing at 7:30 p.m. Deborah Burns, Gail M. Burns, and others will lead the caroling. Carol books are provided, the Williams Inn sends over hot mulled cider, and a roaring blaze will fill the fireplace crafted by Bart van Luling. Parking is available at the inn and the library. There is no heat or electricity in the ‘53 House, so dress warmly and bring a candle to see by.