TODAY'S CALENDAR

Posted
Tuesday, October 17

ART

ART-Seed:
Marble House Project, artists Charlie Watts and Ileana Tejada will present work, 6 to 7 p.m., 1161 Dorset West Road, Dorset.

COMMUNITY

Arlington Garden Club:
Business meeting followed by "Fairy Gardens" workshop, 12:30 p.m., American Legion Hall, 54 Legion Road, East Arlington. Join the garden club: arlingtongardenclubvt@webs.com.

Renting 101: Renting workshop series, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., Second Congregational Church, 115 Hillside St., Bennington. Register: 802-442-6934.

Bennington Senior Center: Painting, 9 a.m. to noon; Walking aerobics, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.; Games, 1 to 3:30 p.m.; Ukulele, 10:30; Belly Dancing, 5 to 7:30 p.m., 124 Pleasant St., Bennington.

Small Business Networking Group:
Group meeting, 9 a.m., Cafe Commons at Manchester Community Library, 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center. Join: meetup.com/Southern-VT-Entrepreneur-Small-Business- Networking-Group.

Story night:
Inspired by Moth radio hour on NPR, everyone has a story to tell, 7 p.m., Two Brews Cafe, 230 North St., Bennington. Information: Forest Byrd, forest.byrd@gmail.com.

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.

FILM

Vermont Veterans' Home:
"The Vietnam War" preview screening and discussion, 6 p.m., 325 North St., Bennington. Register: 802-442-6353.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

Celebrate Recovery:
Bennington Celebrate Recovery meets, all welcome, 6:30 p.m., Second Congregational Church, 115 Hillside St., Bennington. Every third Tuesday is a potluck event that starts at 5:45 p.m. Information: Peter and Pauline Grimes, 518-677-5414.

Gentle Yoga for Cancer Survivors: The Cancer Center sponsors free gentle yoga for cancer survivors, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., in Conference Room C, Southern Vermont Medical Center, 100 Hospital Drive, Bennington. You can join at any time and at any stage in your treatment or recovery regime. Information: Jane Schaeffer, 802-447-0393 or benningtonyoga.com.

Grief Support Group: A confidential and free grief support group for any parent living with the death of a child (any age), 6 p.m., Second Congregational Church, 115 Hillside St., Bennington. Information: 802-688-4557.

Overeaters Anonymous: Overeaters Anonymous meets, 5:30 p.m., Second Congregational Church, 115 Hillside St., Bennington.

Peer Support Group Meeting: NAMI Vermont Connection Recovery Support Group for individuals living with mental illness, noon, United Counseling Services, 316 Dewey St., Bennington.

Turning Point Center: Women's self-esteem group, 11 a.m; Meditation group, 5 p.m.; Hand in Hand recovery meeting, a facilitated meeting where family members in recovery come together with persons in recovery from substance abuse, 6 p.m., 465 Main St., Bennington.

Yoga Classes:
Manchester Parks and Recreation holds yoga classes for all levels, includes meditation, breathing techniques, and postures on the mat, $10, 9 to 10 a.m. in the Activity Room at the Park House at the Dana Thompson Memorial Park, 340 Recreation Park Road, Manchester Center. Mats are available and drop-ins are welcome. Information: 802-362-1439.

HISTORY

Green Mountain Academy:
Mark Szuchman, "The Legal Legacy of Imperial Spain," $20, 5:30 p.m., Hunter Seminar Room, Burr and Burton Academy, 57 Seminary Ave., Manchester. Register: 802-867-0111.

KID STUFF

Bennington Free Library:
Preschool Story Hour for children ages 3 to 5, explore art, movement, math and science, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., 101 Silver St., Bennington.

Manchester Community Library: Story Time, for children from infancy to preschool to develop a love of reading, followed by a craft, 10:30 a.m., 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester.

Story time at Cheney Library: Storytime for preschoolers and their caregivers, 10 a.m., 73 Classic St., Hoosick Falls, N.Y.

LITERARY

Southern Vermont College:
Poetry open mic night, read aloud from "Brown Girl Dreaming" or another favorite, followed by reception in the Burgdorff Gallery, 7 p.m., Everett Mansion Theatre, 982 Mansion Drive, Bennington. Information: dlevy@svc.edu.

MUSIC

South Street Cafe:
Live piano music featuring Rakia Montane, 3 to 4 p.m., 105 South St., Bennington.


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