CALENDAR FOR FEB. 27-28
Bennington College: "Unpacking the Vault" opening reception, 7 to 9 p.m., Suzanne Lemberg Usdan Gallery, 1 College Drive, Bennington.
Bennington Senior Center: Building Bones, 8:30 and 10 a.m.; HELP, 4:30 p.m., 124 Pleasant St., Bennington.
Candidate Forum: Meet your local candidates, 6 to 8 p.m., Pownal Elementary School, 94 Schoolhouse Road, Pownal.
Hoosick Falls Senior Center: Card party day, 10:30 a.m., 69 Church St., Hoosick Falls, N.Y. Transportation available.
Rise VT: Bennington Stakeholder meeting, 5 to 6:30 p.m., CCV Community Room, 324 Main St., Bennington.
Thrift Store Hours: Bygone Boutique, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., located in the rear of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, 404 Houghton Lane, Bennington. All proceeds go directly to the operating budget of Forrest Ward School.
Manchester Community Library: Screening of a recent film about the lives of Jan Zabinski and his wife, Antonina, 1 p.m., 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center.
HEALTH AND FITNESS
Alzheimer's Support Group: Caregivers, family and friends of persons with dementia meet, 5 to 6:30 p.m., Brookdale Fillmore Pond, 300 Village Lane, Bennington. RSVP to Jennifer Hill: 802-447-7000 or Jennifer.firstname.lastname@example.org and take home two meals to go at the conclusion of the support group.
Celebrate Recovery: Bennington Celebrate Recovery meets, all welcome, 6:30 p.m., Second Congregational Church, 115 Hillside St., Bennington. Every third Tuesday is a potluck event that starts at 5:45 p.m. Information: Peter and Pauline Grimes, 518-677-5414.
Peer Support Group Meeting: NAMI Vermont Connection Recovery Support Group for individuals living with mental illness, noon, United Counseling Services, 316 Dewey St., Bennington.
Turning Point Center: Women's self-esteem group, 11 a.m, 465 Main St., Bennington.
VNA and Hospice of the Southwest Region: Community health clinic, 11 a.m., Walloomsac Apartments, Bennington.
Yoga Classes: Manchester Parks and Recreation holds yoga classes for all levels, includes meditation, breathing techniques, and postures on the mat, $10, 9 to 10 a.m. in the Activity Room at the Park House at the Dana Thompson Memorial Park, 340 Recreation Park Road, Manchester Center. Mats are available and drop-ins are welcome. Information: 802-362-1439.
Cheney Library: Story Hour, 10 a.m., 73 Classic St., Hoosick Falls, New York.
Manchester Community Library: Storytime, for children from infancy to preschool to develop a love of reading, followed by a craft, 10:30 a.m., 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester.
Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning: Elizabeth Sherman talks about coral reefs as indicators of climate change, $20, 5:30 p.m., Burr and Burton Academy's Hunter Seminar Room, 57 Seminary Ave., Manchester.
Southern Vermont Supervisory Union: Community forum and dialogue on racial disparities in Vermont educational systems, 6 p.m., MAU Middle School, 747 East Road, Bennington.
Northshire Bookstore: Staff picks presentation, 6 p.m., Equinox Golf Resort and Spa, 3567 Main St., Manchester Village.
Arlington American Legion: Ping Pong League for ages 18 and up, $6, 6 p.m., 54 Legion Road, Arlington.
Bennington Senior Center: Zumba Gold, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.; Movie showing from 1 to 3 p.m.; Jog Your Mind, 1:30 p.m., 124 Pleasant St., Bennington.
Dorset Church: Roast pork dinner, free, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Dorset Church, 143 Church St., Dorset.
Hoosick Falls Senior Center: Bone builders, 10:30 a.m.; exercise class, 1 p.m., 69 Church St., Hoosick Falls, New York. Vehicle available, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
HEALTH AND FITNESS
Southern Vermont Health Care: Qi Gong for cancer survivors and their support teams, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Conference Room C, 100 Hospital Drive, Bennington.
Support Group: For anyone living with any type of loss due to a death, 6 p.m., Second Congregational Church, 115 Hillside St., Bennington. Information: Beth Newman at 802-688-4557 or email@example.com.
Turning Point Center: Narcotics Anonymous, noon; Alcoholics Anonymous, 5:30 p.m.; 465 Main St., Bennington. Power nap Yoga Nidra session to recharge your batteries with Susan Beal, $5, noon to 12:30 p.m., The Yoga Place, 532 Main St., Bennington. Information: 802-447-0393 or benningtonyoga.com.
VNA and Hospice of the Southwest Region: Community health clinic, 11 a.m., Equinox Village, 49 Maple St., Manchester Center.
Bennington College: Reading with Kathleen Alcott, author of "Infinite Home" and "The Dangers of Proximal Alphabets," 7 to 8 p.m., Franklin, 1 College Drive, Bennington.
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