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Today, Aug. 24

ARLINGTON

Bingo: East Arlington Fire Station, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Benefits Arlington Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. 50/50 bingo, 50/50 raffle, and snacks

Solid waste meeting: The Bennington County Solid Waste Alliance will hold a public meeting from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Arlington Town Hall. The purpose of the meeting is to review the work plan from Jan. 1 through June 30, review the proposed updated contract with the Bennington County Regional Commission, and discuss the upcoming household hazardous waste event and other aspects of the Universal Recycling Law. A complete agenda can be found at the Alliance website at www.bcswavt.org. Please call Michael S. Batcher at 802-442-0713 x2 if you have questions. "

Free live music: West Mountain Inn, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. For info, please call 802-375-6516

BENNINGTON

Support group: There is a support group for anyone living with any type of loss due to a death at Second Congregational Church the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month at 6 p.m.

Stress relief with easy moving meditation: No experience necessary. Free to attend. Every Wednesday 7 a.m. to 7:30 am at Upper Willow Park Pavilion. Contact Tracy Purdy-Martin with questions at 802-379-8339.

Meetings at Turning Point Center: Narcotics Anonymous, noon. Alcoholics Anonymous, 6 p.m.

Free workout group: Get Fit Bennington meets 6 p.m. at Willow Park. All ages and abilities welcome.

MANCHESTER

BBA freshman orientation: Burr and Burton Academy will welcome the class of 2020 with Freshmen Orientation at 8 a.m. in the BBA Riley Center along with the class of 2018 who will be on campus for Junior Jumpstart. School will open on for all students on August 25 with an anticipated enrollment of 670. New parents and families are encouraged to get involved with the school and see first hand the myriad of experiences that await Burr and Burton students. For more information on how you can volunteer as a parent, contact Gina Vickers, Parent Association President, gvickers@burrburton.org or call her at 802-549-8277.

Thursday, Aug. 25

BENNINGTON

Live music: South Street Cafe, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Hale Mountain Pickers

Bennington Free Clinic hours: The Bennington Free Clinic is held each Thursday at 6 p.m., for uninsured people 18 years of age or older, in the First Baptist Church at 601 Main St. Please call 802-447-3700 for an appointment.

Live music at South Street cafe: Come to South Street Cafe for live music(Funk & Jazz Music with That Strange) for your lunch hour, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Thrift store hours: Bygone Boutique, located in the rear of the Seventh-day Adventist Church on Houghton Lane, is open from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. All proceeds go directly to the operating budget of Forrest Ward School.

Meetings at Turning Point Center: All Recovery meeting, 11 a.m. 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. It helps people to better understand and get the most out of 12-step meetings. A certification of completion is awarded for completing the series; Codependents Anonymous 6 p.m.

Free workout group: Get Fit Bennington meets 6 p.m. at Willow Park. All ages and abilities welcome.

MANCHESTER

Spanish conversation: Sue Ritchie will be offering a Spanish Conversation class at the Manchester Community Library 3 p.m. to 3:55 p.m. People of all ages are invited to join. The Spanish conversation classes are free and open to the public. Participants should have at least a basic knowledge of the Spanish language. For more info, contact the library at 802-362-2607.

Yoga classes: Irene Cole will offer hatha yoga on Thursday mornings from 8:30 a.m. to 9:40 a.m., through June 30 at the Manchester Community Library in the Hunter Community Room. All levels are welcome. Please bring a yoga mat and whatever props you might like (blocks, straps or blanket) and wear comfortable clothes to stretch in. The yoga session is offered by donation to benefit the Manchester Community Library with a suggested minimum donation of $5-10 per class. For more information about the class, contact Irene Cole at doowee09@comcast.net.

HOOSICK FALLS, N.Y.

Celebrate Recovery Meeting: A Christ centered 12-step recovery program Thursdays 6:30 pm Hoosick Falls Community Alliance Church 484 Hill Road. Come find healing from any of life's hurts, hangups, and habits For more information call, Jonathan 518-686-3269, Bob 518-779-3485 or Sandy 518-686-5962

NORTH BENNINGTON

Food Shelf Hours: The Food Shelf at the North Bennington Baptist Church is open the last Thursday of every month from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

POWNAL

Bingo: The American Legion Post 90 in Pownal will host bingo at 5 p.m. Bingo begins at 6:30 p.m.


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