Thursday, Aug. 9
Bingo at Pownal Legion Post
POWNAL -- Pownal American Legion Post No. 90 offers bingo every Thursday evening. Doors and concession open at 5 p.m. There will be 30 games, including three progressive jackpots, door prizes, raffles, and family fun. Bennington Free Clinic
BENNINGTON -- The Bennington Free Clinic is held each Thursday starting at 6 p.m. This clinic is for uninsured people 18 years of age or older, who would otherwise fall through the cracks of our fractured health care system. It is located in the First Baptist Church at 601 Main St. Call 447-3700 for an appointment to be seen.
Senior Center activities
BENNINGTON -- Bennington Senior Center activities will include bone builders from 10 to 11:30 a.m.; quilting from 1 to 3 p.m.; beginnint belly dance from 5 to 7:30 p.m.; and a trip to see "Copacabana" at the Mac-Haydn Theater from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
CAT-TV celebration continues
BENNINGTON -- An orientation session at CAT-TV Studios at 625 Main St. will be held at 5 p.m. Community members can attend at no charge, for insight into the workings and resources and offerings of the organization, a place where citizens can learn video technology and have their voices heard through local media.
For more information, contact Operations Manager William Gardner at firstname.lastname@example.org., sign up on CAT-TVs website, or call Darlene Young at the access center at 802-442-8868.
Family Firefly story program
MANCHESTER -- Join storyteller Jane Napier as she shares her firefly songs and stories at the Mark Skinner Library at 10:30 a.m. This program is free and open to the public. Children must be accompanied and supervised by adult caregivers.
For more information call the library at 362-2607 or visit www.markskinnerlibrary.org. The library is located at 48 West Road.
North Bennington Prudential Committee
North Bennington Graded School: Library, 5 p.m.
Agenda: Public comments; financial reports: budget status reports, August, treasurer’s reports: June and July; Board Discussion: Non-Resident 6th grade students completing their elementary education at NBGS, recommendation to have E-Enable complete the cabling project and install wireless access points; consent agenda; committee reports: facilities, policies, #6148 Internet Use, ACT 153 R.E.D final report; principal’s report: NECAP AYP results, fall 2011; superintendent’s report: opening day 2012-13, Aug. 27; chairman’s report; other; executive session: draft agreement for providing special education services for eligible NBGSD students who may attend the VSNB.
Pownal Select Board meeting
Town Office, 7 p.m.
Agenda: Agenda approval; approval of minutes Aug. 2; warrants; mail; old business: followup on ACO complaint, Dave Newell re: insurance claim; new business.
Tag Sale Fundraiser for Natalie Rupprecht
BENNINGTON -- A tag sale will be held for Natalie Rupprecht, 3, a Bennington girl who has been disgonised with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. She is receiving treatments in Albany Medical Center.
The tag sale will be held on Saturday, Aug. 18, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 66 Bell St.
All checks should be made out to Natalie Rupprecht. Leukemia ribbons and bracelets will be available. Come and support this "Hope For Natalie Fundraiser."
Norman’s Attic returns
ARLINGTON -- Norman’s Attic art, crafts and collectibles Fair will be held From 9 a.m. to 4 pm on Saturday Aug. 11. More than 60 vendors from all over New England and New York will line Route 7A in Arlington for this annual event. For sale will be collectibles, antiques, fiber crafts, pottery, art, jewelry, linens, home made food items, and much more. In addition to the vendors, the town-wide tag sale includes dozens of tag sales throughout the Arlington, Sandgate, East Arlington and Sunderland communities. Come early for the best selection.
This popular event is sponsored and managed by St. James Episcopal church and has been held for 18 years in historic Arlington, Vermont, the home of American artist Norman Rockwell and his family from 1939 to 1953.
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