WEEKEND CALENDAR

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SATURDAY

ART

stARTSpace:
Artists soir e, View original artworks and enjoy casual conversations with artists including Dona Mara, Erika Lawlor Schmidt, Carolina Ellenbogen, Dan Mosheim and Michael D Ellenbogen, 4 to 6 p.m., 263 Depot St., Manchester Center.

COMMUNITY

Arlington American Legion:
Mac and Cheese dinner 6 p.m., and live music by Julie Shea Band, 7 to 10 p.m., $5 to benefit Manchester Special Olympics, 54 Legion Road, Arlington. This is a 21 and older event.

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.

Farmers Market: Cookbook swap; 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.

North Adams WinterFest: Ice sculpting, farmers market, children's winter carnival, horse-drawn wagon rides and more, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., various locations, North Adams. Information: explorenorthadams.com/winterfest.

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship: Setting Boundaries, Saying No workshop for women, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 108 School St., Bennington. Register: thelargerpicture.com.

Williams College: Alice and Wonderland Winter Carnival, Polar Bear Swim, Olympics watch party, open ice skating and more, beginning at noon, 880 Main St., Williamstown. Information: woc.williams.edu.

DANCE

Williams College: Club Zambezi Dance Party, 2 p.m., Center Stage, '62 Center for Theatre and Dance, 1000 Main St., Williamstown.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

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

HISTORY

Manchester Community Library:
Jerry Carbone introduces the familysearch.org genealogical database, 2 p.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.

LECTURE

Bennington Free Library:
Jane Radocchia presents "An Introduction to House Dating," 10 a.m., 101 Silver St., Bennington. Bring photographs, deeds or other property documents.

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: David Oshinksy, "Bellevue: Three Centuries of Medicine and Mayhem at America's Most Storied Hospital," 6 p.m., 4869 Main St., Manchester Center.

MUSIC

Vermont Arts Exchange:
Zydegroove performs, $22, 8 p.m., The Masonic Hall, 504 Main St., Bennington.



SUNDAY

COMMUNITY

Battenkill Grange:
Pancake breakfast, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., Bailey Hall in East Arlington, 102 Ice Pond Road, 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.

North Adams WinterFest: Sledding, tubing, snowshoeing, skiing and hiking at Windsor Lake, cocoa and camp fire from 2 to 4 p.m., 200 Windsor Lake Road.

HISTORY

Bennington Historical Society:
"Whose House This Is, I Do Not Know," 2 p.m., 75 Main St., Bennington.

LECTURE

Solomon Wright Library:
"A Look at Cuba," with Ray and Dawn Rodrigues, 2 p.m., Main Street, Pownal.

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.

Williams College:
Sezi Seskir and Lucy Russell perform, 3 p.m., Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall, 54 Chapin Hall Drive, Williamstown.



MONDAY

ART

Southern Vermont College:
"Feathered" exhibition on view at the Burgdorff Gallery, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., 982 Mansion Drive, Bennington.

COMMUNITY

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.

FILM

Williams College:
Jean-Pierre Jeunet's "A Very Long Engagement," 7 p.m., Images Cinema, 50 Spring St., Williamstown.

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.

MUSIC

Williams College:
Master class with Sezi Seskir and Lucy Russell and Williams pianists, 4:15 p.m., Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall, 54 Chapin Hall Drive, Williamstown.



TUESDAY

ART

Williams College Museum of Art:
"Close Look: Animal Philosophy," art talk, 4 p.m., 15 Lawrence Hall Drive, Williamstown.

COMMUNITY

Bennington Free Library:
Financial Capability Workshop, 10 a.m. to noon, 101 Silver St., Bennington.

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, 10:30 a.m., 69 Church St., Hoosick Falls, N.Y. Van transportation available.

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.

Story night:
Inspired by Moth radio hour on NPR, everyone has a story to tell, 7 p.m., Two Brews Cafe, 230 North St., Bennington. Information: Forest Byrd, forest.byrd@gmail.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.

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. Last Tue.

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.

Grief Support Group: A confidential and free grief support group for any parent living with the death of a child (any age), 6 p.m., Second Congregational Church, 115 Hillside St., Bennington. Information: 802-688-4557.

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

Manchester Community Library:
Manchester Memories talk with Mike Nawrath, 1 to 1:30 p.m., 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center.

KID STUFF

Cheney Library: S
tory Hour, 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.

LECTURE

Green Mountain Academy:
Matthew Dickinson discusses the Trump presidency, 5:30 p.m., Manchester Community Library, 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester.

LITERARY

Manchester Community Library:
Cook by the Book discussion group discusses brunch planning, 2 to 3 p.m., 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center.



WEDNESDAY

COMMUNITY

Arlington American Legion:
Ping Pong League, $6, 6 p.m., 54 Legion Road, Arlington. Ages 18 and up.

Bennington Senior Center: Zumba Gold, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.; Balance Workshop, 1:30 p.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.; van available 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 69 Church St., Hoosick Falls, N.Y.

Manchester Community Library: Library budget Q-and-A, 10:30 a.m., 1:30 and 5:30 p.m., 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

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: Staycation Film and Pizza Party, "Monster Trucks" and "The Secret Life of Pets," 1:30 to 5:30 p.m., 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center.

LECTURE

American Association of University Women:
James Duff Lyall, executive director of ACLU VT will speak, 7 p.m., Bennington Free Library, 101 Silver St., Bennington.



THURSDAY

ART

Southern Vermont College:
"Feathered" exhibition reception, 5 to 7 p.m., 982 Mansion Drive, Bennington.

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, 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.

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., 69 Church St., Hoosick Falls, N.Y. Van transportation available.

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

Northshire Bookstore:
A conversation between Grassroots Solar owner Bill Laberge and Heidie Vazquez Garcia, 6 p.m., 4869 Main St., Manchester Center.

St. Luke's Parish: Free soup dinner, 4 to 6 p.m., 4 St. Luke's Place, Cambridge, 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.

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.

Bennington Project Independence:
Eight-week series of Fall Prevention Tai Chi for beginners, 9:30 a.m., 614 Harwood Hill, Bennington. Register: 802-442-8136.

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

Bennington Museum:
The Lightning Jar Speaker Series hosts Mary Powell for "Leading with Love," $20, 5:30 p.m., 75 Main St., Bennington.

One World Conservation Center: "The Idea of Vermont" with Laird Christensen, $5, 7 to 8 p.m., 413 US-7S, Bennington.

MUSIC

Perfect Wife Restaurant/Other Woman Tavern:
Musician's 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.

Williams College Museum of Art: Jazz performance, "Improvisations," 6 p.m., 15 Lawrence Hall Drive, Williamstown.



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., 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.

St. Patrick's Church:
Lenten Fish Fry, $11, 4:30 to 7 p.m., Embury Methodist Church, East Main Street, Cambridge, N.Y.

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.; Hot Rubber Monkey, 9:30 to 12:30 a.m., 2594 Depot St., Manchester.


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