Wednesday, July 18
MAU Class of 1977 reunion
BENNINGTON -- The MAU Class of MAU Class of 1977 35th reunion will be held at the Bennington Station on Saturday, Aug.18, from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. There will be a live DJ for dancing, a buffet as hors d’oeuvres, and a silent auction. Event will be $35 per person. Those attending, send money to Jill Martin by Aug. 1, (226 Putnam Street, Bennington VT, 05201). Moose Lodge bingo
BENNINGTON -- Bingo is held at the Bennington Moose Lodge every Wednesday. Doors open at 5 p.m. and food will be available. There will be a $500 "Red Special."
Red Cross Blood Drive notice of changes
MANCHESTER -- The next Manchester Red Cross Blood Drive will be held at Riley Rink (large banquet room) and not at St. Paul’s Church on Wednesday, July 18. The hours as well as location have changed. They will be from 10 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. It is suggested that retirees not come at the noon hour in order to allow working people to use their lunch break for their donation.
At the Senior Center
BENNINGTON -- Bennington Senior Center activities will include the AARP Driving Course from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Call the Senior Center at 802-442-1052 to sign up. The movie from 1 to 3 p.m. will be "Intersection" starring Richard Gere and Sharon Stone.
HFCS Student/Parent Handbook review
HOOSICK FALLS, N.Y. -- Hoosick Falls Central School will be holding a public meeting to review its 2012-2013 Student and Parent Handbook with parents and students at 6 p.m. in the high school auditorium.
’A Little Night Music’ at Mark Skinner Library
MANCHESTER -- Enjoy a "Little Night Music" with young musician and composer Ramsay Eyre at 7 p.m. at the Mark Skinner Library. Ramsay Eyre has been engaged in musical activities since he was 5, starting with playing cello and later piano. He also composes original music, in the past having pieces played by the Manchester Music Festival and the Fireworks Ensemble. This program is free and open to the public. Mark Skinner Library is located at 48 West Road in Manchester Village. Refreshments will be served. Information, call 802-362-2607.
’The Arts and Crafts of the Shakers’
GRAFTON, N.Y. -- The Grafton Community Library is sponsoring a free program on "The Arts and Crafts of the Shakers" in conjunction with the Grafton Historical Society’s regular meeting at the Everett Wagar Senior Center at 7 p.m.
Everyone is invited to attend. The guest speaker will be Todd Burdick, the director of interpretation and public programs at Hancock Shaker Village in Pittsfield, Mass. He will present a lecture, demonstration, and exhibit of the arts and crafts of the Shakers, including the iconic oval box.
CVRS to host CPR Course
CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. -- The Cambridge Valley Rescue Squad will host an American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers (BLS) CPR course, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at its station at 37 Gilbert St. The cost of the course is $40 per person, which includes the participant manual and certification card. This course is a prerequisite for most health care related college programs.
The Cambridge Valley Rescue Squad Inc., a New York-registered 501(c)3 charitable organization, has been providing emergency medical services to the greater Cambridge community since its founding in 1969. For additional information, contact: The Cambridge Valley Rescue Squad Inc. - 37 Gilbert St., Cambridge, NY 12816; 518-677-8211; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.cambridgeems.com.
Manchester Design Development Review Board
Manchester Town Hall, 6039 Main St., 7:30 p.m.
Agenda: Approve minutes; design review Mac’s gas station/convenience store, 271 Depot St.: site alterations; appeal of Weinstein, Rocking Stone Farm: appeal of the zoning administrator’s permit for a barn on land of Leonard/Sayour; Basdogan/Asia Minor, 5940 Main St.: proposed spa/hotel/restaurant; includes design review of proposed project, and design amendments to the existing farmhouse and barn, continued; other business.