WEEKEND CALENDAR

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SATURDAY



ART

Art Show:
View the work of TW Collins, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, Bennington.

CiviCure: "Farm to Canvas" art lottery, 6 p.m., Brown's Brewing, 50 Factory Hill Road, Hoosick Falls, N.Y.

COMMUNITY

Bennington Monument:
Monumental Halloween Party for all ages, prizes for best costumes, 3 to 6 p.m., Monument Circle, Bennington.

CiviCure:
Open House and Wood Block building celebration, 2 to 4:30 p.m., 1-5 Main St., Hoosick Falls, N.Y.

Farmers Market: Fresh vegetables, food and crafts with live music by Ransom Notes, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Riverwalk on Depot Street, Bennington.

Memory Cafe: The Bennington County Memory Caf , music, games, crafts, poetry and guest speakers, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Brookdale Fillmore Pond, 300 Village Lane, Bennington.

DANCE

Mount Anthony Country Club:
Halloween Dance with DJ Jim Woodward, $10, 8 p.m., 180 Country Club Drive, Bennington.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

Southern Vermont Medical Center:
Mammography Day, women over 40 encouraged to attend, 8 a.m. to noon, Women's Imaging Center, Suite 206 Medical Office Building, 140 Hospital Drive, Bennington.

KID STUFF

Fallapalooza:
Store-to-store trick-or-treating, Roaming Railroad train rides, games and activities, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Main Street, Bennington.

McCullough Free Library: Tales for Tots story and play group, 10:30 a.m., 2 Main St., North Bennington.

Northshire Bookstore: "How to Scare a Monster!" with Lenny K, 11 a.m., 4869 Main St., Manchester Center.

St. Martha's Guild: Christian Harvest Party, bob for apples, costume contest and crafts, $1, 6 to 8 p.m., St. Luke's Church, 4 St. Luke's Place, Cambridge, N.Y.

LITERARY

Cheney Library:
Writing Family Stories writing workshop, 10 a.m. to noon, 73 Classic St., Hoosick Falls, N.Y.

Northshire Bookstore: "The Heart's Invisible Furies" with John Boyne, 7 p.m., 4869 Main St., Manchester Center.



SUNDAY



COMMUNITY

Lakota's Farm:
Octoberfest, craft fair at the Wedding Barn, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 99 Route 62, Cambridge, N.Y.

Legion bingo:
For ages 14 and up, doors open at 4:30 p.m.; bingo starts at 6 p.m., American Legion Post 13, 225 Northside Drive, Bennington.

KID STUFF

Arlington Garden Club:
Pumpkins on Parade for kids up to grade 6, 6:15 p.m., St. James Church, Route 7A, Arlington. Register your pumpkin between 5 and 6 p.m.

Southern Vermont Arts Center: Halloween on the Hill, pumpkin painting, a scavenger hunt, tons of goodies, a magic show and more, $15, 2 to 4 p.m., 930 SVAC Drive, Manchester.

LITERARY

Bennington Free Library:
Rachael Cohen leads discussion of George Eliot's "Middlemarch," 2 p.m., 101 Silver St., Bennington.

Manchester Community Library:
"Daisy Turner's Kin" with Jane Beck, 4 p.m., 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center.

MUSIC

South Street Cafe:
Jazz Brunch with Banulis and Miller, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., with a jam session open to additional artists from 1 to 2 p.m., 105 South St., Bennington.

OUTDOORS

DHASH:
Trail maintenance day, spruce up the trails around Grout Pond, in the Green Mountain National Forest near Stratton. Register: 802-257-1325.



MONDAY

ART

Bennington Center for the Arts:
Movement Lab registration deadline. The workshop will be held Nov. 11 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., $100. Register: thebennington.org.

COMMUNITY

Elks hosts bingo:
Bingo, $1,000 jackpot and 31 games for $13, doors open at 5:30 and play begins at 7 p.m., at the Bennington Elks, 125 Washington Ave., Bennington.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

Bennington Free Clinic:
Clinic hours 10 a.m. to noon, 121 Depot St., Bennington. Call for an appointment, 802-447-3700; drop-ins will not be seen.

Blood Drive:
Noon to 5 p.m., Arlington High School, 529 East Arlington Road, Arlington.

Buddhist Meditation Group: Buddhist meditation and teachings with Roger Guest , 7 to 9 p.m. Locations and information: Harda at 802-447-7065.

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

Turning Point Center:
All Recovery, a support group that welcomes people on all pathways to recovery, 4 p.m.; Alcoholics Anonymous, 5:30 p.m.; Al-Anon Beginners at 6:30 p.m.; Al-Anon for anyone whose life is affected by someone else's drinking or substance abuse, free, anonymous, confidential, 7 p.m., 465 Main St., Bennington.

Qigong: Healing circle with Spring Forest Qigong certified instructor Tracy Purdy-Martin, 5 to 5:45 p.m. at Eastwick Physical Therapy, Route 7, Hoosick Falls, N.Y. Information: Tracy, 802-379-8339 or tpurdymartin@gmail.com.

KID STUFF

Bennington Battlefield:
Pumpkin Decorating Workshop, 4 p.m., 30 Caretakers Road, Hoosick Falls, N.Y. Register: 518-860-9094.

LECTURE

Bennington College:
"Indigenous Oromo Movies during a Time of Political Crisis in Ethiopia," 7 to 8:30 p.m., CAPA Symposium, 1 College Drive, Bennington.

MUSIC

Open Mic Night: South Street Cafe, 5:30 to 7 p.m., 105 South St., Bennington.



TUESDAY



COMMUNITY

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.

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.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

Alzheimer's Support Group: Caregivers, family and friends of persons with dementia meet, 5 to 6:30 p.m., Brookdale Fillmore Pond, 300 Village Lane, Bennington. RSVP to Jennifer Hill: 802-447-7000 or Jennifer.hill@brookdale.com and take home two meals to go at the conclusion of the support group.

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.

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.

KID STUFF

Arlington Community Church:
Trunk-or-treating, 6 to 8 p.m., Chapel on the Green, 62 Covered Bridge Road, West Arlington.

Brookdale Fillmore Pond: Trick-or-treating, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., 300 Village Lane, Bennington.

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

Manchester Community Library:
Storytime for children up to preschool age, followed by a craft, 10:30 a.m., 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center.

Vermont Arts Exchange: Halloween Parade and costumed pet contest, 4 p.m., Main Street, North Bennington.

MUSIC

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



WEDNESDAY

ART

Bennington Center for the Arts:
Portrait and painting workshop with Stella Ehrich registration deadline. The workshop will be held Nov. 18 and 19 from 9 a.m. to noon and 2 to 5 p.m., $350. Register: thebennington.org.

COMMUNITY

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.

Bennington Senior Center: Zumba Gold, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.; Movie showing from 1 to 3 p.m., 124 Pleasant St., Bennington.

Quilt Guild: Terry Sontra presents "Gizmos, Gadgets and Tidbits," 6:30 p.m., Second Congregational Church, 115 Hillside St., Bennington. Information: benningtonquiltfest.com.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

Blood Drive:
11 a.m. to 4 p.m., First Baptist Church of Bennington, 601 Main St., Bennington.

Southern Vermont Health Care: Qi Gong for cancer survivors, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Conference Room C, 100 Hospital Drive, Bennington.

Turning Point Center: Narcotics Anonymous, noon; Alcoholics Anonymous, 6 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, make dog toys, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center.

LECTURE

Asian Rural Institute:
Learn about this 15-acre Farm Training Center in Japan with a focus on sustainable agriculture, food self-sufficiency and servant leadership, J.B. Hoover speaks, potluck supper begins at 5:30 p.m., United Church of Dorset and East Rupert, Dorset.



THURSDAY



COMMUNITY

American Legion Post 69:
Legionnaires Meeting, 6 p.m., 54 Legion Road, Arlington.

Bennington Senior Center: Building Bones, 8:30 to 9:45 a.m and from 10 to 11 a.m.; Quilting from 1 to 3 p.m.; Beginner Belly Dance from 5 to 7:30 p.m., 124 Pleasant St., Bennington.

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

Quilt Guild:
Terry Sontra presents Garden's Gate pattern workshop, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Second Congregational Church, 115 Hillside St., Bennington. Sign up: abbiedans@yahoo.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.

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

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: 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. A certification of completion is awarded for completing the series; Codependents Anonymous, 6 p.m., 465 Main St., Bennington.

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

GMALL:
Christopher Dant talks about the work of Ansel Adams, $20, 5:30 p.m., Weston Playhouse at Walker Farm, 705 Main St., Weston.

KID STUFF

Manchester Community Library: Storytime for children from infancy to preschool, followed by free play, 10:30 a.m., 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center.

MUSIC

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

Mount Anthony Union High School:
"Into the Woods" $8, 7 p.m., 301 Park St., Bennington.



FRIDAY



COMMUNITY

McCullough Free Library: Coloring for Adults, materials provided or bring your own, 1 to 6 p.m., 2 Main St., North Bennington.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

Turning Point Center:
All Recovery meeting, 4 p.m.; Alcoholics Anonymous, 5:30 p.m.; Dual recovery, for those who experience both chemical dependency and an emotional or psychiatric illness, 5:30 p.m., 465 Main St., Bennington.

KID STUFF

McCullough Free Library:
Lego Club for ages 5 and up, 3 to 6 p.m., 2 Main St., North Bennington.

Sunrise Family Playgroup:
For kids up to five years old, 12:30 to 2 p.m., 238 Union St., Bennington. Information: Rose Morrison, 802-442-6934.

MUSIC

Bennington Center for the Arts:
Annie & The Hedonists, $20, 8 to 10 p.m., 44 Gypsy Lane, Bennington.

THEATER

Mount Anthony Union High School: "Into the Woods" $8, 7 p.m., 301 Park St., Bennington.


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