CALENDAR FOR JAN. 29-30
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.; shopping day, van leaves at 9:30 a.m., 69 Church St., Hoosick Falls, N.Y.
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.
HAYC3: Intro to Clay Sculpting, 6 to 8 p.m., 80 Church St., Hoosick Falls, N.Y. Register: 518-686-9050.
Bennington Senior Center: Building Bones, 8:30 and 10 a.m.; HELP, 4:30 p.m., 124 Pleasant St., Bennington.
Hoosick Falls Senior Center: Card party day, 10:30 a.m.; van transportation available for local errands, 69 Church St., Hoosick Falls, N.Y.
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
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.
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: 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: Vincent Bonventre presents "Supreme Vindications: From Proud Dissents to Historic Landmarks," $20, 5:30 p.m., Burr and Burton Academy's Hunter Seminar Room, 57 Seminary Ave., Manchester.
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