Morning Briefing -- Tuesday


Tuesday, June 3

Jeannette Walls and Ike Pulver visit bookstore

MANCHESTER -- Jeannette Walls whose memoir, "The Glass Castle," has been a New York Times bestseller for more than five years, returns with "The Silver Star," a novel about an intrepid girl who challenges the injustice of the adult world. Ike Pulver is the director of the Saratoga Springs Public Library. They will be at the Northshire Bookstore at 6 p.m.

For more information on this and other events, call 802-362-2200 or 800-437-3700, or visit Bingo Tuesdays at Bennington Moose

BENNINGTON -- Bingo is held Tuesdays at the Bennington Moose Lodge. Doors open at 5 p.m.

Arlington bingo

ARLINGTON -- Arlington American Legion Post hosts bingo. Doors open at 6 p.m. and bingo begins at 7. Any questions, call 802-375-6157.

Story time at Cheney Library

HOOSICK FALLS, N.Y. -- Cheney Library wil host story time for preschoolers and their caregivers on Tuesdays at 10 a.m. Several of the classic tales and songs will he offered. There will be crafts and snacks. Plan to come with your preschool child; it will be lots of fun for both of you.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting

BENNINGTON -- Overeaters Anonymous meets on Tuesdays at 7 p.m. at the Bennington Free Library, 101 Silver St.

Bereavement support group for adults

BENNINGTON -- A weekly adult grief support for those who have lost a loved one is held every Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. at the Vermont Veterans Home on North Street. For more information call VNA & Hospice of SVHC at 802-442-5502.

Codependents Anonymous

BENNINGTON -- Codependents Anonymous will meet at Turning Point Club, 465 Main St. from 6 to 7 p.m.

Playgroup for toddlers and parents

BENNINGTON -- The Bennington County Child Advocacy Center is sponsoring a play and education group for children 2 to 5 and their parent/guardian.

The activities include: fine motor skill activities, music, story time, social skills activities, snack time, and free play. The group meets each Tuesday morning from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the School's Out Children's Center at 901 Main St. Call 802-442-5107 for more information.

Loss of child grief support group

BENNINGTON -- A confidential and free grief support group for any parent living with a loss of a child (any age), due to a death. This group meets every first Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m., at the Second Congregational Church on Hillside Street. For information, call 802-688-4557.

Lions Board of Directors meet

BENNINGTON -- The Bennington Lions Board of Directors will meet in the TD Bank Conference Room starting at 5:30 p.m. All members are urged to attend.


Bennington College drama professor Sherry Kramer was misquoted in the article published Monday on 1A, "Bennington College holds 79th commencement ceremony." Her quote should have read: "I asked some of my students what they wanted to hear today. They said ‘don't lie to us; don't make out that the world we are going into is better than it is; don't be so optimistic about our present,' and so uncertainty is what I want to talk to you about."


Bennington Development Review Board

Bennington Fire Facility at 6:30 p.m.

Agenda: 1. Minutes 2. Interested Persons -- Appeal Rights-- Reading of Witness' Oath 3. Disclosure of Ex parte communications and conflicts of interest 4. Shires Housing, Willows Mobile Home Park, Emma Street: The applicant is seeking approval of the relocation of one lot in an existing mobile home park 5. Other Business.

Pownal Planning Commission

Town Office at 7:15 p.m.

Agenda: 1. Guest A. Consultant Mark Kane, SE Group, Burlington.


Fiddlehead summer art classes

BENNINGTON -- Fiddlehead at Four Corners Gallery will be offering summer art classes from July 8 to Aug. 24. Call 802-447-1000 to register, or stop by 338 Main St.

* Cupcake Academy (ages 8-13): Saturdays, 10 - 11:15 a.m., $65.

* Lego Star Wars (ages 10-15): Fridays, 7 - 8:30 a.m., $75.

* Monsters on Canvas (ages 7-10): Sundays, 10 -11:15 a.m., $65.

* Paint Like the Masters (ages 10-15): Saturdays, 7 to 8:30 a.m., $75.

* ßSmartphone Photography (ages 13-17): Sundays, 1 - 2:15 p.m., $65.


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