Check-out a pass: Take a "daycation" courtesy of the Manchester Community Library. Check out a pass to; American Precision Museum (Windsor) www.americanprecision.org. Admits up to two adults and children under 18 years of age, free of charge; Bennington Museum (Bennington) www.benningtonmuseum.org. Admits two adults, free of charge (children are always free), a 10 percent discount in the museum shop, and reciprocal benefits at the Consortium of New England Art Museums. For upcoming programs and exhibits, visit www.benningtonmuseum.org; Clark Art Institute (Williamstown, Mass.) www.clarkart.edu. Admits one adult free of charge (children always free); Echo Lake Aquarium & Science Center (Burlington) www.echovermont.org - $4/admission up to 4 people; Hildene (Manchester) www.hildene.org. Pass allows full access to the main house and gardens, special exhibits, the Rowland Agricultural Center and goat dairy, the 1903 Pullman car, Sunbeam, miles of walking, ski and snowshoe trails. Admits two adults and two children or grandchildren under 18, free of charge. Visit www.hildene.org for information on upcoming programs and exhibits. The Library owns two passes; Shelburne Museum (Shelburne) www.shelburnemuseum.org. Admits two adults and up to four accompanying children, free of charge. Must present your library card at the admission desk; Vermont Historic Sites (various locations) www.historicvermont.org/sites. Up to eight people are admitted free to any Vermont historic site; Vermont History Museum (Montpelier) and Vermont Heritage Galleries (Barre) www.vermonthistory.org. Admits one family, free of charge; Vermont State Parks (various locations) www.vtstateparks.com. Admits one vehicle with up to eight people, free of charge for one day to any state park. The Library owns two passes. Library members can check out a pass for three days on a first-come, first-served basis. Additional conditions apply. For more information, call the Library at 802-362-2607.
Scholarship: The Catherine Corcoran Scholarship is now available to students furthering their education next school year. Applicants must be a descendant of a North Bennington High School alumnus and show financial need, academic achievement and community involvement. Applications are available at MAUHS Guidance office or by calling 802-442-4075. The application deadline is June 3.
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