CALENDAR FOR FEB. 5-6
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, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., 101 Silver St., Bennington.
Bennington Senior Center: Painting, 9 to noon; Walking Aerobics, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.; ukulele, 10:30 a.m.; games, 1 to 3 p.m.; belly dance, 5 to 7:30 p.m., 124 Pleasant St., Bennington.
Elks Bingo: Bingo, $1,000 jackpot and 31 games for $13, doors open at 5:30 and play begins at 7 p.m., at the Bennington Elks, 125 Washington Ave., Bennington.
Hoosick Falls Senior Center: Cribbage, 9 a.m.; Yoga, 10:30 a.m., 69 Church St., Hoosick Falls, N.Y.
Kevin's Senior Luncheon: Seatings at 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., 27 Main St., North Bennington. Reservations: Emily, 802-442-9490.
HEALTH AND FITNESS
Bennington Free Clinic: Clinic hours 10 a.m. to noon, 121 Depot St., Bennington. Call for an appointment, 802-447-3700; drop-ins will not be seen.
Buddhist Meditation Group: Buddhist meditation and teachings with Roger Guest , 7 to 9 p.m. Locations and information: Harda at 802-447-7065.
Gentle Yoga for Cancer Survivors: The Cancer Center sponsors free gentle yoga for cancer survivors, participants can join at any time and at any stage in treatment or recovery regime, 5 to 6 p.m., Conference Room C at Southern Vermont Medical Center, 100 Hospital Drive, Bennington. Information: Jane Schaeffer, 802-447-0393 or benningtonyoga.com.
Turning Point Center: Youth Group, 2:30 p.m.; All Recovery, a support group that welcomes people on all pathways to recovery, 4 p.m.; Alcoholics Anonymous, 5:30 p.m.; Al-Anon Beginners at 6:30 p.m.; Al-Anon for anyone whose life is affected by someone else's drinking or substance abuse, free, anonymous, confidential, 7 p.m., 465 Main St., Bennington.
Arlington American Legion: Bingo, $13, $1,000 jackpot, doors at 6 p.m., play begins at 7 p.m., 54 Legion Road, Arlington.
Bennington Senior Center: Building Bones, 8:30 and 10 a.m.; HELP, 4:30 p.m., 124 Pleasant St., Bennington.
Hoosick Falls Senior Center: Valentine's card making, 10 a.m.; card party day, 10:30 a.m.; van transportation available for local errands, 69 Church St., Hoosick Falls, N.Y.
Long Trail School: Parent Visit Day, attend a class, have lunch and learn about LTS, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., 1045 Kirby Hollow Road, Dorset. Register: 802-867-5717 ext. 191.
Small Business Networking Group: Group meeting, 9 a.m., Cafe Commons at Manchester Community Library, 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center. Join: meetup.com/Southern-VT-Entrepreneur-Small-Business- Networking-Group.
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.
HEALTH AND FITNESS
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.
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.
Manchester Community Library: Manchester Memories program, locals share recollections of the Northshire, 1 to 1:30 p.m., 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center.
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.
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