CALENDAR FOR MARCH 7-8

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COMMUNITY

Arlington American Legion:
Ping Pong League, $6, 6 p.m., 54 Legion Road, Arlington. Must be 18 or older to play.

Elks Benefit Dinner: Serving a choice of baked or fried fish or baked chicken, scalloped or French fried potatoes, coleslaw, clam chowder, dinner rolls and coffee, $9, 5:30 p.m. until gone, 125 Washington Ave., Bennington. Benefits Elks National Foundation for Scholarships and Veterans Programs.

Hoosick Falls Senior Center:
Bone builders, 10:30 a.m.; exercise class, 1 p.m., 69 Church St., Hoosick Falls, N.Y. Motor vehicle available 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Quilt Guild: Meeting, 6:30 p.m., Second Congregational Church, 115 Hillside St., Bennington. Information: benningtonquiltfest.com.

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.

Salem Courthouse:
Yatha yoga for all levels, session runs weekly through April 27, $60, 9 to 10 a.m., 58 East Broadway, Salem, N.Y.

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.

KID STUFF

Manchester Community Library: Makers Club for Middle Schoolers, 3Doodler Pen workshop, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center.

LECTURE

Bennington College:
"The Trump Assault on Environmental Protection and What You Can Do About It," 7 to 8:15 p.m., CAPA Symposium, 1 College Drive, Bennington.

Williams College: Frederick Lawrence presents "Speaking About Free Speech: It's Complicated," 7 p.m., Griffin Hall Room 6, 844 Main St., Williamstown, Mass.

LITERARY

Vermont Humanities Council:
Nancy Jay Crumbine presents "Celebrating E.B. White," 7 p.m., Manchester Community Library, 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center.

MUSIC

Williams College:
MidWeek Music, 12:15 p.m., Chapin Hall, 62 Chapin Hall Drive, Williamstown, Mass.; Piano master class with Robert Levin and students, 4:15 p.m., Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall, 54 Chapin Hall Drive, Williamstown.



THURSDAY

COMMUNITY

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

Arlington American Legion: Post 69 House Committee meeting, 6 p.m.; ALA Unite 69 Meeting, 7 p.m., 54 Legion Road, Arlington.

Bennington College: Getting Involved in the Greater Bennington Community conversation series, bring or buy your lunch, noon to 1 p.m., Student Center, 1 College Drive, 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.

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

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

St. Luke's Parish:
Soup supper, free, 4 to 6 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: volunteer training, 9 a.m. to noon, 1128 Monument Ave., Bennington.

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

FILM

Earth Matters:
"Awake: A Dream From Standing Rock," 5 to 7 p.m., Wilburton Inn, 257 Wilburton Drive, Manchester Center.

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.

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.

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship:
Strength and Stretch with Andrea Malinowski, geared towards active, older adults, 1 to 2 p.m., 108 School St., Bennington. Register: 802-442-1876.

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

Stratton Mountain School: "Rosie's Mom: Forgotten Women of the First World War," 6 p.m., 7 World Cup Circle, South Londonderry.

KID STUFF

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

LECTURE

Bennington College:
"Tracking Hate and Nativism: The Southern Poverty Law Center and Non-Violent Resistance," 7 p.m., CAPA Symposium, 1 College Drive, Bennington.

MUSIC

MAU Music Department:
Annual Pop Concert featuring the jazz band, pop choir, Da Capos, Chamber singers and solo acts, $5, 7 p.m., 301 Park St., Bennington.

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

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

Williams College:
"Tartuffe," $3, 7:30 p.m., '62 Center for Theatre and Dance, 1000 Main St., Williamstown, Mass.

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