WEEKEND CALENDAR

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SATURDAY

COMMUNITY

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.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

Turning Point:
NA, 7 p.m., 465 Main St., Bennington.

KID STUFF

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



SUNDAY

COMMUNITY

Northshire Baptist Church:
Christmas Pageant and service, 9:45 to 10:30 a.m., Equinox Terrace, 324 Equinox Terrace, Manchester.

Saint Luke's: A Traditional Christmas Eve, with carols, candles and communion, 5:30 p.m., 4 St. Luke's Place, Cambridge, N.Y.



TUESDAY

COMMUNITY

Hoosick Falls Senior Center:
Card party, 10:30 a.m.; van transportation available, 69 Church St., Hoosick Falls, N.Y.

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.

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, 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

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.

MUSIC

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



WEDNESDAY

COMMUNITY

Hoosick Falls Senior Center: Bone builders, 10:30 a.m.; Exercise class, 1 p.m., 69 Church St., Hoosick Falls, N.Y.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

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, 5:30 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.



THURSDAY



COMMUNITY

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.

Food Shelf:
Open 1 to 2 p.m., North Bennington Baptist Church, 15 Church St., North Bennington.

Hoosick Falls Senior Center: Bingo, 12:45 p.m.; van transportation available, 69 Church St., 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.

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.

Better Breathers Support Club:
Bennington American Lung Association's Better Breathers Support Club welcomes, at no charge, those with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, and other chronic lung disease, 3 to 5 p.m. at the Innovative Learning Center, Toolan Building, SVMC Campus, 100 Hospital Dr., Bennington.

Get Fit Bennington:
Free workout group for all ages and abilities, 6 p.m., Willow Park, East Road, 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.

KID STUFF

Manchester Community Library: Storytime 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.; Ken Swiatek performs, 4:3- to 6:30 p.m.; Hale Mountain Pickers, 5 to 7 p.m., 105 South St., Bennington.



FRIDAY



COMMUNITY

Bennington Free Library: Coloring circle, bring your own things or use ours, 2 to 5 p.m., 101 Silver St., Bennington.

Hoosick Falls Senior Center: Yoga, 10:30 a.m.; Zumba, 11 a.m.; Bingo, 12:30 p.m., 69 Church St., Hoosick Falls, N.Y.

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:
Smart Recovery, 3 p.m.; All Recovery meeting, 4 p.m.; Alcoholics Anonymous, 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.


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