CALENDAR FOR MARCH 1-2

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COMMUNITY

Alliance Fair Trade Gifts:
Open hours, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., 198 Crescent Boulevard, Bennington.

Arlington American Legion:
Post 69 Legionnaires meeting, 6 p.m., 54 Legion Road, Arlington.

Bennington County Beekeepers Club: Beginning beekeeping course, 6:30 to 9 p.m., Vermont Veterans' Home Crispe Room, 325 North St., Bennington.

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.

Bennington Senior Center: Building Bones, 8:30 to 9:45 a.m and from 10 to 11:15 a.m.; quilting from 1 to 3 p.m.; Beginner Belly Dance from 5 to 7:30 p.m., 124 Pleasant St., Bennington.

Greater Bennington Peace and Justice Center:
Meeting and potluck supper, 6:15 p.m., Meetinghouse Cafe at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 108 School St., Bennington.

Hoosick Falls Senior Center: Bingo, 12:45 p.m., 69 Church St., Hoosick Falls, N.Y. Van transportation available.

Knitting club: Drop-ins welcome, 5:30 p.m., 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester.

St. Luke's:
Soup dinner, free, 4 p.m., 4 St. Luke's Place, Cambridge, 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.

VNA and Hospice of the Southwest Region: Hospice volunteer training, 9 a.m. to noon, 1128 Monument Ave., Bennington. Register: 802-442-0540.

Yarncrafting Club: Bring your own knitting and crochet materials, 1 to 6 p.m., at McCullough Free Library, 2 Main St., North Bennington.

FILM

Rights and Democracy Bennington:
"Now is the Time" screening, and health care discussion, 7 p.m., Solomon Wright Public Library, Main Street, Pownal.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

Bennington Free Clinic:
Clinic hours for uninsured people 18 years of age or older, 6 p.m., 121 Depot St., Bennington. Call 802-447-3700 for an appointment.

Blood Drive:
11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Bennington College Greenwall Auditorium, 1 College Drive, Bennington.

Get Fit Bennington: Free workout group for all ages and abilities, 6 p.m., Willow Park, East Road, Bennington.

Turning Point Center: Making Recovery Easier meeting, 4 p.m., this is a 6-week series of workshops for those new to recovery or for those who have struggled with the recovery process. A certification of completion is awarded for completing the series. Codependents Anonymous, 6 p.m., 465 Main St., Bennington.

Yoga:
Led by Irene Cole, bring your own man, $5-$10 suggested donation, 8:30 to 9:40 a.m., Manchester Community Library, 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester.

HISTORY

Louis Miller Museum:
Mike Russert will discuss the upcoming trip to Gettysburg Battlefield and the history that Hoosick Falls played in the battle, 7 p.m., 166 Main St., Hoosick Falls, N.Y.

KID STUFF

Manchester Community Library: Storytime followed by free play, 10:30 a.m., 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center.

LECTURE

Bennington College:
The Chocolate Factory's latest project integrates video, projection, and sound to explore spectators' experiences in specific spaces, discussion with Brian Rogers, Madeline Best and Mike Rugnetta, 7 to 8 p.m., Martha Hill Dance Theater, 1 College Drive, Bennington.

Williams College: Bernie Rhie presents "Zen and the Art of American Literature," 4:15 p.m., Wege Auditorium, Thompson Chemistry, 47 Lap Campus Drive, Williamstown. Joshua McCabe, "The Path Not Taken: Conservative Approaches to Tackling Child Poverty in the U.S. and Canada," 7:30 p.m., Griffin Hall, 844 Main St., Williamstown.

LITERARY

Greenwich Library:
Book sale, 4 to 7 p.m., 148 Main St., Greenwich, N.Y.

MUSIC

Perfect Wife Restaurant and Other Woman Tavern:
Musician's Jam, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., 2594 Depot St., Manchester.

South Street Cafe: Live music with That Strange for your lunch hour, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., 105 South St., Bennington.

THEATER

'62 Center for Theatre and Dance's CenterSeries: "Underground Railroad Game," $10-$3, 8 p.m., 1000 Main St., Williamstown.

FRIDAY

ART

Salem Courthouse Community Center:
"Catching the Light" exhibition opening, 5 to 8 p.m., 58 East Broadway, Salem, N.Y.

COMMUNITY

Bennington Senior Center:
Painting, 9 to noon; bingo, 1 to 3 p.m., 124 Pleasant St., Bennington.

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, Massachusetts. Registration required: 413-597-2188.

St. Patrick's Church:
Fish fry dinner, $11, 4:30 to 7 p.m., Embury Methodist Church, Main Street, Cambridge, N.Y.

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.

VNA and Hospice of the Southwest Region:
Community Health Clinic, 1:30 p.m., Bennington Senior Center, 124 Pleasant St., Bennington.

KID STUFF

McCullough Free Library:
Lego Club for ages 5 and up, 3 to 6 p.m., 2 Main St., North Bennington.

Sunrise Family Resource Center:
Playgroup for kids up to six years old, 1 to 2:30 p.m., 238 Union St., Bennington.

LITERARY

Bennington College:
A Night of Bilingual Poetry with Modesto Flako Jimenez, 8 to 9:30 p.m., VAPA D2017, 1 College Drive, Bennington.

MUSIC

Perfect Wife Restaurant and Other Woman Tavern:
Freddi Shehadi, 9 p.m. to midnight, 2594 Depot St., Manchester.

South Street Cafe:
Open Mic Night, 4:30 to 6 p.m., 105 South St., Bennington.

Williams College:
Berkshire Symphony pre-concert talk with conductor Ronald Feldman, 7:15 p.m., Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall, 54 Chapin Hall Drive; Berkshire Symphony concert, 8 p.m., Chapin Hall, 62 Chapin Hall Drive, Williamstown, Massachusetts.

OUTDOORS

Hoosic River Watershed Association:
Moonlight walk on Stone Hill trails, 6:45 p.m., Clark Art Institute, 225 South St., Williamstown.

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