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SATURDAY

COMMUNITY

Bennington Aces:
2nd Annual Pro-Am, program for girls and boys that offers tennis instruction, tutoring, nutrition and positive life skills to help youth succeed. $100/session. First session 9 a.m.; second session, 10:30 a.m.; program demonstration, noon; third session, 12:15 p.m., Bennington Tennis Center, 200 Lover's Lane, Bennington.

Farmers Market: Fresh vegetables, food and crafts with live music by Ransom Notes, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Macaroni and Cheese cooking contest to benefit the Bennington County Meals on Wheels program, $1, six for $5 sample tickets, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., First Baptist Church, 601 Main St., Bennington.

Green Mountain Academy: Four-week Zentangle course, learn the art of producing non-representational line drawings with a pen and pencil while quieting your mind, $75, 10 a.m. to noon, Equinox Village, 49 Maple St., Manchester. Register: greenmtnacademy.org.

Red Fox Community School: Community Classroom Day, 10 a.m. to noon, 7205 Main St., Manchester Center. RSVP: hello@redfoxschool.org.

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.

LITERARY

Manchester Community Library: "The New Yorker" magazine discussion group, led by Alex Anvari, 5 to 6 p.m., 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center.

Northshire Bookstore: Megan Mayhew Bergman in conversation with Robin MacArthur, "Heart Spring Mountain," 6 p.m., 4869 Main St., Manchester Center.

MUSIC

Brandon Music: Swing Noire performs Gypsy Jazz, $20, 7:30 p.m., 62 Country Club Road, Brandon.

OUTDOORS

9th Annual Hoot, Toot and Whistle Snowshoe 5K:
5K snowshoe race and hike on the Catamount Trail, $15, register at 8:30 a.m., Readsboro Central School, Phelps Lane, Readsboro.

Bromley Mountain:
Mom's Day Out cancer fundraiser, moms ski or ride for $25 when they show a picture of their kids, 3984 VT-11, Peru.

THEATER

Green Mountain Academy:
National Theatre Live production of "Follies" in HD, $18-$8, 3 p.m., Burr and Burton Academy's Riley Center for the Arts, 57 Seminary Ave., Manchester.



SUNDAY

COMMUNITY

Battenkill Grange:
Pancake breakfast, 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. at Bailey Hall, Ice Pond Road, East Arlington.

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.

OUTDOORS

Stratton Mountain: Snowshoe for the Cure 3K, 5K walk, race and kids dash, 7:30 a.m. registration, Stratton Mountain. Register: komennewengland.org.



MONDAY

COMMUNITY

Bennington Free Library:
Community College of Vermont's Job Hunt Helper Hawke Sleigh assists with finding employment opportunities, writing resumes and cover letters, applying for jobs online and more, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., 101 Silver St., Bennington.

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.

Hoosick Falls Senior Center: Cribbage, 9 a.m.; Yoga, 10:30 a.m., 69 Church St., Hoosick Falls, N.Y.

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:
Youth Group, 2:30 p.m.; 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.



TUESDAY

COMMUNITY

Bennington Free Library:
Introduction to Starting a Microbusiness, 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., 101 Silver St., Bennington. Register: 802-665-1744.

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.

FILM

Manchester Community Library:
Screening of a 2017 film starring Judi Dench and Ali Fazal, free, 1 p.m., 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center.

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.

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.

HISTORY

Green Mountain Academy:
Alex Kershaw will talk about the Battle of the Bulge, followed by a book signing, $20, 5:30 p.m., Manchester Community Library, 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center.

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

Williams College: Williams Opera Workshop, featuring highlights "The Magic Flute" and "Marriage of Figaro" and more, from 7 p.m., Chapin Hall, 62 Chapin Hall Drive, Williamstown.



WEDNESDAY

COMMUNITY

Hoosick Falls Senior Center: Bone Builders, 10:30 a.m.; exercise class, 1 p.m.; motor vehicle available, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 69 Church St., Hoosick Falls, N.Y. Food stamp help, sign up in advance.

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.

VNA and Hospice of the Southwest Region:
Community Health Clinic, 11 a.m., Equinox Village, 49 Maple St., Manchester.

KID STUFF

Manchester Community Library: Makers Club for Middle Schoolers, "Marble Run Challenge," 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center.



THURSDAY

ART

Williams College Museum of Art:
"In Process: 'Nude, Harlem,'" free discussion about art, culture and society, 5:30 p.m., 15 Lawrence Hall Drive, Williamstown.

COMMUNITY

Bennington County Beekeepers Club:
Beginning Beekeeping Course, 6:30 to 9 p.m., Vermont Veterans' Home Crispe Room, 325 North St., Bennington. Register: 802-823-7955.

Bennington Free Library: Community College of Vermont's Job Hunt Helper Hawke Sleigh assists with finding employment opportunities, writing resumes and cover letters, applying for jobs online and more, 1 to 4 p.m., 101 Silver 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.

FILM

Manchester Community Library:
Screening with Vermont PBS of "The Opiate Effect," followed by panel discussion, 6:30 p.m., 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center. Sign up: bit.ly/OpiateEffect.

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.

Turning Point Center: 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.

KID STUFF

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

LECTURE

One World Conservation Center:
"Sustainable Forestry for Wildlife in Vermont" with Lisa Sausville, 7 to 8 p.m., 413 Route 7 South, Bennington.

MUSIC

Perfect Wife Restaurant/Other Woman Tavern:
Musicians' Jam, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., 2594 Depot St., Manchester Center.

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

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.

MUSIC

Perfect Wife Restaurant/Other Woman Tavern: Khalif Neville solo in the dining room, 7 to 9 p.m., 2594 Depot St., Manchester.

THEATER

Burr and Burton Academy's Creative Arts Department: Theater and Dance New Works Project, free, 6:30 p.m., Riley Center for the Arts, 57 Seminary Ave., Manchester.

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