WEEKEND CALENDAR

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SATURDAY



COMMUNITY

Arlington American Legion: Membership dinner and Julie Shea Band perform, $10 for dinner, $5 for concert only, 5 p.m., 54 Legion Road, Arlington.

Cancer Center Community Crusaders:
2018 Launch and informational gathering, come learn how community members can join together to raise funds for local cancer patients and local research, 11 a.m., Southwestern Vermont Medical Center employee cafeteria, 100 Hospital Drive, Bennington.

Farmers Market: Fresh vegetables, food and crafts with live music by Ransom Notes, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., First Baptist Church, 601 Main St., Bennington.

Greater Bennington Peace & Justice Center: Peace Vigil, 12:30 p.m., Bennington Four Corners.

Road Cleanup: Indian Massacre Road clean up day with Hoosic River Watershed Association and Pownal Pride, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., North Pownal.

Sacred Heart St. Francis de Sales: Annual Harvest Bazaar, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Pasta dinner, 5 to 7 p.m., 238 West Main St., Bennington.

FILM

Center for Communication in Medicine:
Special screening of "Dad" followed by a Q-and-A, $25, 7 p.m., Oldcastle Theatre, 331 Main St., Bennington. Tickets: speaksooner.org or call 802-447-0564.

KID STUFF

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

LECTURE

Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning:
Sandra Parrado, "Follow the Money: How Forensic Accounting Investigates Fraud and Economic Crimes," $20, 5:30 p.m., Burr and Burton Academy's Hunter Seminar Room, 57 Seminary Ave., Manchester. Register: 802-867-0111.

MUSIC

Manchester Eagles Club:
The Lustre Kinds perform to raise funds for Credo Co. for Sustainable Life, $20, 7 to 11 p.m., 2282 VT-11, Manchester Center.

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship: Meetinghouse Caf welcomes jazz pianist Lauren Hooker, $10 suggested donation, 7:30 p.m., 108 School St., Bennington.

THEATER

Fort Salem Theater:
"Route 30: Art and Agriculture," benefiting the Salem Area Chamber of Commerce Crisis Fund, $15, 7:30 p.m., 11 East Broadway, Salem, N.Y. Tickets: 518-854-9200.

MAU Drama Club: "Into the Woods," $8, 2 and 7 p.m., 301 Park St., Bennington.



SUNDAY



COMMUNITY

Bennington VFW:
Senior breakfast, $5, 8 a.m., 137 North St., Bennington.

Cambridge Valley Lodge: Chicken biscuit dinner, 1 to 4 p.m., 6 Coila Road, 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.

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.



MONDAY



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.

Kevin's Senior Luncheon: Seatings at 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., 27 Main St., North Bennington. Reservations: Emily, 802-442-9490.

FILM

Manchester Community Library:
"Mighty Times: The Children's March" screening, 6:30 p.m., 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center.

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.

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.

Qi Gong: Healing circle with Spring Forest Qi Gong 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.

MUSIC

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



TUESDAY



COMMUNITY

Bennington Lions:
Board of Directors meeting, 6 p.m., TD Bank Conference Room, 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

American Association of University Women: "The Next Chapter" talk, Annie Schlesinger explores the questions that come with aging, 7 p.m., Left Bank, 5 Bank St., North Bennington.

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

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

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

LITERARY

Northshire Bookstore:
Launch for Bill McKibben's debut novel, "Radio Free Vermont: A Fable of Resistance," 6 p.m., 4869 Main St., Manchester Center.

MUSIC

Bennington College:
Joan Forsyth and Tony Lu perform a "Brahms" concert on piano, 8 p.m., Deane Carriage Barn, 1 College Barn, Bennington.

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



WEDNESDAY



COMMUNITY

Pownal Business Network:
Evening of business and independent contractor networking, 6:30 to 9 p.m., Pownal American Legion, Route 7, Pownal.

Manchester Community Library: French conversation group with Lizzy Lindenberg and Michelle Emery, 6 p.m., 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center.

FILM

Manchester Community Library:
Bing Crosby, Mary Martin and Brian Donlevy star in a film about the birth of the blues, 2 p.m., 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center.

United Counseling Service: UCS presents a screening of the documentary "Beyond Silence," followed by a discussion with Alya Reeve, 6 p.m., Oldcastle Theatre, 331 Main St., Bennington.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

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

Support Group: For anyone living with any type of loss due to a death, 6 p.m., Second Congregational Church, 115 Hillside St., Bennington. Information: Beth Newman at 802-688-4557 or bnewman@bayada.com.

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:
Lego League for kids in grades 1-4, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center.



THURSDAY



COMMUNITY

Arlington American Legion:
Joint House Committee meeting, 6 p.m.; Post 69 Auxiliary meeting, 7 p.m., 54 Legion Road, Arlington.

Hoosick Falls Central School: PTA meeting, community welcome to learn about PTA programs, 6:30 p.m., 21187 NY-22, Hoosick Falls, N.Y.

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

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.

FILM

Manchester Community Library:
Commemorate Veterans Day with a screening of PBS' "USO: For the Troops," 6:30 p.m., 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center.

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

Bennington Free Library:
Bob Tegart will be on hand in the Vermont History Room to help you research veterans of American conflicts, 1 to 4 p.m., 101 Silver St., Bennington.

Cambridge Historical Society and Museum: Wayne Laverty discusses Vietnam era medical needs, 7:30 p.m., Broad Street, Cambridge, N.Y.

KID STUFF

Manchester Community Library: Storytime followed by free play, 10:30 a.m., 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center.

LECTURE

Bennington College:
Self and Collective Care conversation, noon, DownCaf; "The ABCs of Immigration" with Brooke Mead, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., CAPA Symposium, 1 College Drive, Bennington.

Bennington Garden Club: William Moomaw presents "Gardeners on the Front Line of Change" 7 p.m., One World Conservation Center, 413 US Route 7S, Bennington.

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship: "Climate and Culture," presented by Scott Printz and Bruce Lierman, 7 p.m., 108 School St., Bennington.

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.



FRIDAY



COMMUNITY

Marine Corps Birthday Celebration:
Birthday luncheon, noon, Garlic John's Restaurant, 1610 Depot St., Manchester.

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

DANCE

Bennington College:
Bennington College Dance presents new works, 8 p.m., VAPA Martha Hill Dance Theater, 1 College Drive, Bennington.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

Blood Drive:
Noon to 5 p.m., Long Trail School, 1045 Kirby Hollow Road, Dorset.

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.

LITERARY

Northshire Bookstore:
Author presentation with Thomas Moore, "Ageless Soul," 6 p.m., 4869 Main St., Manchester Center.


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