WEEKEND CALENDAR

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SATURDAY

ART

Green Mountain Academy:
Basket weaving workshop, $45 includes materials, noon to 3 p.m., Maple Street School, 322 Maple St., Manchester. Register: 802-867-0111.

The Left Bank: Valentine making station, 4 to 6 p.m., The Left Bank, 5 Bank St., North Bennington.

COMMUNITY

Bennington Free Library:
World-wide Sketch Crawl, bring your own art materials for 90 minutes of sketching, 10:30 a.m.; 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.

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.

North Bennington Winter Fest:
Pancake breakfast, 8:30 a.m.; book sale, 10 a.m., McCullough Library; Lake Paran Penguin Plunge, 11 a.m.; and more, North Bennington.

NorShaft Lions: Chili Fest, $6, 11:30 to 1:30 p.m., St. John the Baptist Church, 3-5 Houghton St., North Bennington.

St. Peter's Episcopal Church: Honoring Grandmothers Celebration and shawl ceremony, 2 p.m., Guild Room, 200 Pleasant St., Bennington. Reservations: 802-733-5729.

Village School of North Bennington:Winter Carnival, activities, STEM games, Lego zone, bouncy house and more, 11:30 to 3:30 p.m., 9 School St., North Bennington.

FILM

Bennington Free Library:
Romantic comedy film screening, rated R, 2 p.m., 101 Silver St., Bennington.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

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

Yoga and Movement Classes: Alexandra Langstaff offers a Shake Your Soul session, 10 a.m.; Irene Cole leads a free hatha yoga class, bring a mat, 11 a.m., 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center.

KID STUFF

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

MUSIC

Brandon Music:
Deb Brisson and the Hay Burners, $20 with a $25 optional dinner, 7:30 p.m., 62 Country Club Road, Brandon.

Vermont Arts Exchange: Eastbound Jesus concert, doors open at 7 p.m., music at 8 p.m., $22-$18, The Masonic Hall, 504 Main St., Bennington.



SUNDAY

COMMUNITY

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.

Tri Town Collectors Club: Sports, postcard and family hobby show, 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Hampton Inn, 51 Hannaford Square, Bennington.

FILM

Congregation Beth El:
Bennington Jewish Film Series 2018, "Cabaret," 5 p.m., Oldcastle Theatre, 331 Main St., Bennington.

MUSIC

Hoosick Township Historical Society:
Winter concert series presents the Four of Us saxophone quartet, $5, 2 p.m., Louis Miller Museum, 166 Main St., Hoosick Falls, N.Y.

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

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.

Bennington Senior Center:
Painting, 9 to noon; Walking Aerobics, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.; ukulele, 10:30 a.m.; games, 1 to 3 p.m.; belly dance, 5 to 7:30 p.m., 124 Pleasant St., Bennington.

Elks 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.; shopping day, van leaves at 9:30 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

ART

HAYC3:
Intro to Clay Sculpting, 6 to 8 p.m., 80 Church St., Hoosick Falls, N.Y. Register: 518-686-9050.

COMMUNITY

Bennington Senior Center: Building Bones, 8:30 and 10 a.m.; HELP, 4:30 p.m., 124 Pleasant St., Bennington.

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

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.

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.

LECTURE

Green Mountain Academy:
Vincent Bonventre presents "Supreme Vindications: From Proud Dissents to Historic Landmarks," $20, 5:30 p.m., Burr and Burton Academy's Hunter Seminar Room, 57 Seminary Ave., Manchester.



WEDNESDAY

COMMUNITY

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

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.

FILM

Earth Matters:
Earth Matters and Transition Town Manchester host a potluck and "Fossil Free Fast" live stream, 7 p.m., Wilburton Inn, 257 Wilburton Drive, Manchester. Register: bit.ly/2DxtXE8.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

Southwestern Vermont Medical Center:
GMALL partners to present "Medicine Today" lecture about health care reform, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Equinox Village, 49 Maple St., Manchester Center. Register: greenmtnacademy.org.

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.

KID STUFF

Manchester Community Library:
Iron Chef Twinkie Competition for chefs in grades 2 to 5, 3:30 p.m., 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center. Sign up: ironcheftwinkie.eventbrite.com.



THURSDAY

ART

Bennington Museum:
"A Century of Sharing," an exhibition of Southwestern Vermont Health Care's 100 year history, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 75 Main St., Bennington. On view through May 6.

Williams College Museum of Art: Conversation with mixed-media artist Titus Kaphar, 4 p.m., 15 Lawrence Hall Drive, Williamstown.

COMMUNITY

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

Bennington County Beekeepers Club: Beginning beekeeping course, 6:30 to 9 p.m., Vermont Veterans' Home, 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.

Bennington Senior Center: Building Bones, 8:30 to 9:45 a.m and from 10 to 11:15 a.m.; quilting from 1 to 3 p.m.; Beginner Belly Dance from 5 to 7:30 p.m., 124 Pleasant St., 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.

Blood Drive:
11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., 100 Hospital Drive, 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.

HISTORY

One World Conservation Center:
"An Archaeological History of Vermont" with Jess Robinson, $5, 7 p.m., 413 Route 7 South, Bennington.

KID STUFF

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

MUSIC

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

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

Bennington Senior Center:
Painting, 9 to noon; bingo, 1 to 3 p.m., 124 Pleasant St., Bennington.

Hoosick Falls Senior Center: Yoga, 10:30 a.m.; Zumba, 11 a.m.; Bingo, 12:30 p.m.; legal aid available, sign up for an appointment, 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.

Milham Planetarium at the Hopkins Observatory:
Astronomy students will host a free show, 8 p.m., Main Street, Williamstown. Registration required: 413-597-2188.

DANCE

Williams College:
'62 Center for Theatre and Dance's CenterSeries presents "Served," a dance for and by the Williams College Dining Services staff, 8 p.m., Paresky Center 39 Chapin Hall Drive Williamstown.

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.

VNA and Hospice of the Southwest Region: Community health clinic, 1:30 p.m., Bennington Senior Center, 124 Pleasant 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:
A Tribute to Howard Frank Mosher for his final book, "Points North," 6 p.m., 4869 Main St., Manchester Center.

MUSIC

Cambridge United Presbyterian Church:
Jason Fowler will share his music and his recovery story, free-will offering, 7 p.m., 81 East Main St., Cambridge, N.Y. Sponsored by Celebrate Recovery.

Open Mic Night: South Street Cafe, 4:30 to 6 p.m., 105 South St., Bennington.

Williams College: Williams Chamber Players present Arvo P rt's "Spiegel im Spiegel" and his work "Fratres," as well as two works by J.S. Bach, 8 p.m., Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall, 54 Chapin Hall Drive, Williamstown.


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