Morning Briefing

Saturday January 5, 2013


Saturday, Jan. 5

First winter market of 2013

BENNINGTON -- The Walloomsac Farmers Market will hold its first 2013 winter market from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, on the corner of West Main and Valentine Streets. Winter markets will continue to be held the first and third Saturday of each month through April. Masonic Bingo

BENNINGTON -- Masonic Bingo, 504 Main St., held every Saturday at 6:30 p.m., except major holidays. Doors open 5 p.m. Snacks and beverages available.

Cheney Library book sale

HOOSICK FALLS, N.Y. -- There will be a January clearance sale at the Cheney Library between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. All hardcover books will be just 50 cents and all paperbacks and children's books will be only 25 cents.

The library is located on Classic Street. For more information, call 518-686-9401.

Sunday, Jan. 6

Bingo in Pownal

POWNAL -- Bingo at 1 p.m. by Pownal Valley Seniors at Pownal Center firehouse.

American Legion Post 13 Bingo

BENNINGTON -- American Legion Post 13 Bingo, 225 Northside Drive, holds bingo at 3 p.m. every Sunday. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. No one under 14 admitted.

VFW breakfast

BENNINGTON -- VFW Post 1332 will host a
Senior Breakfast from 8 a.m. till gone. The breakfast is held on the first Sunday of every month.

Calling all wise women

BENNINGTON -- "Gathering the Grandmothers" takes place from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 108 School St. The focus will be "Gifts from Our Ancestors." New women are always welcome. The fee is $15 to $20 per person.

Contact Teresa King at or (518) 854-3313.


Aqua Zumba

BENNINGTON -- The Bennington Recreation Center is offering another session of Aqua Zumba starting Monday, Jan. 7. Register by Jan. 7 for a fee of $50 for the six-week session. After Jan. 7 a $6 drop-in fee or a punch card will only be accepted. The classes are held Monday and Wednesday evenings from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.

For additional information please call the Center at 802-442-1053.


Saturday, Jan. 5

Bennington Select Board

Bennington Town Office, conference room, 8 a.m.

205 South Street

Agenda: Bill Scully -- Net Metering Agreement; FY 14 Budget Work Session: General Discussion, Highway Department Budget, Other General Fund Department Budgets, Except Police; General Agency Discussion -- if necessary; 2013 Liquor and Tobacco License Application.


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