CALENDAR FOR FEB. 16-17
Bennington Senior Center: Painting, 9 to noon; bingo, 1 to 3 p.m., 124 Pleasant St., Bennington.
Hoosick Falls Senior Center: Yoga, 10:30 a.m.; Zumba, 11 a.m.; bingo, 12:30 p.m., 69 Church St., Hoosick Falls, N.Y.
Manchester Community Library: Spanish conversation group, 3 p.m., 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center.
McCullough Free Library: Coloring for Adults, materials provided or bring your own, 1 to 6 p.m., 2 Main St., North Bennington.
Milham Planetarium at the Hopkins Observatory: Astronomy students will host a free show, 8 p.m., Main Street, Williamstown, Mass. Registration required: 413-597-2188.
St. Patrick's Church: Fish Fry dinner, $11, 4:30 to 7 p.m., Embury Methodist Church, East Main Street, Cambridge, N.Y.
Williams College: Alice and Wonderland Winter Carnival, enjoy high tea, winter Olympics, open ice skating and more, beginning at noon, 880 Main St., Williamstown, Mass. Information: woc.williams.edu.
Bennington Community Dance Circle: Nataraja, gathering for the local dance community, $5 donation, 7 to 8:30 p.m., The Yoga Place, 532 Main St., Bennington.
Williams College: Club Zambezi Dance Party, 8 p.m., Center Stage, '62 Center for Theatre and Dance, 1000 Main St., Williamstown, Mass.
HEALTH AND FITNESS
Turning Point Center: Smart Recovery, 3 p.m.; All Recovery meeting, 4 p.m.; Alcoholics Anonymous, 5:30 p.m., 465 Main St., Bennington.
McCullough Free Library: Lego Club for ages 5 and up, 3 to 6 p.m., 2 Main St., North Bennington.
North Hoosick Fire Department: Kids dance for local students ages 9 to 14, $1, 7 to 9:30 p.m., North Hoosick Fire Station, Route 22, North Hoosick.
Sunrise Family Playgroup: For kids up to five years old, 12:30 to 2 p.m., 238 Union St., Bennington. Information: Rose Morrison, 802-442-6934.
Open Mic Night: South Street Cafe, 4:30 to 6 p.m., 105 South St., Bennington.
Perfect Wife Restaurant/Other Woman Tavern: Mike McMann Band, 9:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., 2594 Depot St., Manchester.
Dorset Players: "A Thurber Carnival," featuring readings of three of humorist James Thurber's short stories, 7:30 p.m., Dorset Playhouse, 104 Cheney Road, Dorset.
stARTSpace: Artists soir e, View original artworks and enjoy casual conversations with artists including Dona Mara, Erika Lawlor Schmidt, Carolina Ellenbogen, Dan Mosheim and Michael D Ellenbogen, 4 to 6 p.m., 263 Depot St., Manchester Center.
Arlington American Legion: Mac and Cheese dinner 6 p.m., and live music by Julie Shea Band, 7 to 10 p.m., $5 to benefit Manchester Special Olympics, 54 Legion Road, Arlington. This is a 21 and older event.
Bennington Free Library: Community College of Vermont's Job Hunt Helper Hawke Sleigh assists with finding employment opportunities, writing resumes and cover letters, applying for jobs online and more, 1 to 4 p.m., 101 Silver St., Bennington.
Farmers Market: Cookbook swap; fresh vegetables, food and crafts with live music by Ransom Notes, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., First Baptist Church, 601 Main St., Bennington.
North Adams WinterFest: Ice sculpting, farmers market, children's winter carnival, horse-drawn wagon rides and more, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., various locations, North Adams, Mass. Information: explorenorthadams.com/winterfest.
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship: Setting Boundaries, Saying No workshop for women, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 108 School St., Bennington. Register: thelargerpicture.com.
Williams College: Alice and Wonderland Winter Carnival, Polar Bear Swim, Olympics watch party, open ice skating and more, beginning at noon, 880 Main St., Williamstown, Mass. Information: woc.williams.edu.
Williams College: Club Zambezi Dance Party, 2 p.m., Center Stage, '62 Center for Theatre and Dance, 1000 Main St., Williamstown, Mass.
HEALTH AND FITNESS
Turning Point: NA, 7 p.m., 465 Main St., Bennington.
Manchester Community Library: Jerry Carbone introduces the familysearch.org genealogical database, 2 p.m., 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center.
McCullough Free Library: Tales for Tots story and play group, 10:30 a.m., 2 Main St., North Bennington.
Bennington Free Library: Jane Radocchia presents "An Introduction to House Dating," 10 a.m., 101 Silver St., Bennington. Bring photographs, deeds or other property documents.
Manchester Community Library: "The New Yorker" magazine discussion group, led by Alex Anvari, 5 to 6 p.m., 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center.
Northshire Bookstore: David Oshinksy, "Bellevue: Three Centuries of Medicine and Mayhem at America's Most Storied Hospital," 6 p.m., 4869 Main St., Manchester Center.
Vermont Arts Exchange: Zydegroove performs, $22, 8 p.m., The Masonic Hall, 504 Main St., Bennington.
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