WEEKEND CALENDAR

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SATURDAY

COMMUNITY

Alliance Fair Trade Gifts:
Open hours, noon to 4 p.m., 198 Crescent Boulevard, Bennington.

Cambridge Food Pantry: Corned beef and cabbage dinner, $10, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., 59 South Park St., Cambridge, N.Y.

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: 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.

Sacred Heart St. Francis de Sales:
Wintertastic Celebration and live auction, $30, 6 p.m. preview; 7 p.m. auction, Mount Anthony Country Club, 180 Country Club Road, 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.

Northshire Bookstore: The Cat in the Hat visits, 11 a.m., 4869 Main St., Manchester Center.

LITERARY

Bennington College:
Oye! For My Dear Brooklyn with Modesto Flako Jimenez, 8 to 9:30 p.m., VAPA Martha Hill Dance Theater, 1 College Drive, Bennington.

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: Presentation with Peter Shea, author of "The NEW Atlas of Vermont Trout Ponds: A GPS-Compatible Guidebook," 2 p.m., 4869 Main St., Manchester Center.

MUSIC

Meetinghouse Caf :
Peregrine Road performs, $10-$15 donation, 7:30 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 108 School St., Bennington.

Vermont Arts Exchange: Aubrey Logan performs a Basement Series concert, $25, 8 p.m., Masonic Hall, 504 Main St., Bennington.

Williams College: Berkshire Symphony Family Day with Ephs Out Loud, music, musical crafts, instrument petting zoo and more, 1 p.m., Chapin Hall, 62 Chapin Hall Drive, Williamstown, Mass.

THEATER

Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning:
"Cat on a Hot Tin Roof," $18, 3 p.m., Burr and Burton Academy's Riley Center for the Arts, 57 Seminary Ave., Manchester Center.





SUNDAY

COMMUNITY

Cambridge Valley Lodge:
Chicken and Biscuit dinner, 1 to 4 p.m., 6 Coila Road, Cambridge, N.Y.

Catamount Rotary Club: 28th Annual Pancake Breakfast, $6-$4, 7 a.m. to noon, Sacred Heart St. Francis de Sales Parish Hall, 238 Main St., Bennington.

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.

Unitarian Universalist Church:
"Elevating People's Spirits through the Power of Positive Stories," 2 to 4 p.m., 108 School St., 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

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 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.; March birthday cake, 69 Church St., Hoosick Falls, N.Y.

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.

Williamstown Youth Center:
Organic Lawn Care workshop, 6:30 to 8 p.m., 66 School St., Williamstown, Mass.

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.

LECTURE

Manchester Community Library:
International Women's Day, climate specialist Edward Cameron presses for progress on women's empowerment and climate change, 6:30 p.m., 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center.



TUESDAY

ART

Williams College Museum of Art:
Close Look, "The Axis Mundi," 4 p.m., 15 Lawrence Hall Drive, Williamstown, Mass.

COMMUNITY

The Arlington Renewal Project:
Opiate crisis forum in collaboration with The Collaborative with support from the Arlington Nursing Association, 7 p.m., 102 Ice Pond Road, East Arlington.

Bennington Lions: Board of directors' meeting, 6 p.m., TD Bank Conference Room, Main Street, Bennington.

Hoosick Fall Senior Center: Card party day, 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.

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

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

Manchester Community Library:
Bill West, author of "The Boys of Beech Ridge: the story of the John West Camp from 1961-1970," presents this week's Manchester Memories program, 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

Williams College:
Jeff Goodell, "The Water Will Come: How Rising Seas Will Change the World," 7:30 p.m., Paresky Auditorium, 39 Chapin Hall Drive, Williamstown, Mass.

MUSIC

Williams College: Robert Levin, piano, 8 p.m., Chapin Hall, 62 Chapin Hall Drive, Williamstown, Mass.



WEDNESDAY

COMMUNITY

Arlington American Legion:
Ping Pong League, $6, 6 p.m., 54 Legion Road, Arlington. Must be 18 or older to play.

Elks Benefit Dinner: Serving a choice of baked or fried fish or baked chicken, scalloped or French fried potatoes, coleslaw, clam chowder, dinner rolls and coffee, $9, 5:30 p.m. until gone, 125 Washington Ave., Bennington. Benefits Elks National Foundation for Scholarships and Veterans Programs.

Hoosick Falls Senior Center:
Bone builders, 10:30 a.m.; exercise class, 1 p.m., 69 Church St., Hoosick Falls, N.Y. Motor vehicle available 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Quilt Guild: Meeting, 6:30 p.m., Second Congregational Church, 115 Hillside St., Bennington. Information: benningtonquiltfest.com.

Lenten evening prayer services: Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. at Second Congregational Church, 115 Hillside St., Bennington. Through March 21.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

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

Salem Courthouse:
Yatha yoga for all levels, session runs weekly through April 27, $60, 9 to 10 a.m., 58 East Broadway, Salem, N.Y.

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: Makers Club for Middle Schoolers, 3Doodler Pen workshop, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center.

LECTURE

Bennington College:
"The Trump Assault on Environmental Protection and What You Can Do About It," 7 to 8:15 p.m., CAPA Symposium, 1 College Drive, Bennington.

LITERARY

Vermont Humanities Council:
Nancy Jay Crumbine presents "Celebrating E.B. White," 7 p.m., Manchester Community Library, 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center.



THURSDAY

COMMUNITY

Alliance Fair Trade Gifts:
Open hours, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., 198 Crescent Boulevard, Bennington.

Arlington American Legion: Post 69 House Committee meeting, 6 p.m.; ALA Unite 69 Meeting, 7 p.m., 54 Legion Road, Arlington.

Bennington College: Getting Involved in the Greater Bennington Community conversation series, bring or buy your lunch, noon to 1 p.m., Student Center, 1 College Drive, Bennington.

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.

Hoosick Falls Senior Center: Bingo, 12:45 p.m.; 69 Church St., Hoosick Falls, N.Y. Transportation available.

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

St. Luke's Parish:
Soup supper, free, 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.

VNA and Hospice of the Southwest Region: volunteer training, 9 a.m. to noon, 1128 Monument Ave., Bennington.

Yarncrafting Club: Bring your own knitting and crochet materials, 1 to 6 p.m., at McCullough Free Library, 2 Main St., North Bennington.

FILM

Earth Matters:
"Awake: A Dream From Standing Rock," 5 to 7 p.m., Wilburton Inn, 257 Wilburton Drive, 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: 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.

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship:
Strength and Stretch with Andrea Malinowski, geared towards active, older adults, 1 to 2 p.m., 108 School St., Bennington. Register: 802-442-1876.

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

Stratton Mountain School: "Rosie's Mom: Forgotten Women of the First World War," 6 p.m., 7 World Cup Circle, South Londonderry.

KID STUFF

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

LECTURE

Bennington College:
"Tracking Hate and Nativism: The Southern Poverty Law Center and Non-Violent Resistance," 7 p.m., CAPA Symposium, 1 College Drive, Bennington.

MUSIC

MAU Music Department:
Annual Pop Concert featuring the jazz band, pop choir, Da Capos, Chamber singers and solo acts, $5, 7 p.m., 301 Park St., Bennington.

Perfect Wife Restaurant and Other Woman Tavern: Musician's Jam, 5:30 to 8 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.

THEATER

Williams College:
"Tartuffe," $3, 7:30 p.m., '62 Center for Theatre and Dance, 1000 Main St., Williamstown.



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.

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:
Fish fry dinner, 4:30 to 7 p.m., Embury Methodist Church, East Main Street, Cambridge, N.Y.

DANCE

Williams College Museum of Art:
"Dance/Performance: Walking," 7:30 p.m., 15 Lawrence Hall Drive, Williamstown, Mass.

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 Resource Center:
Playgroup for kids up to six years old, 1 to 2:30 p.m., 238 Union St., Bennington.

LITERARY

Northshire Bookstore:
Sue Halpern author event, 6 p.m., 4869 Main St., Manchester Center.

MUSIC

MAU Music Department: Annual Pop Concert featuring the jazz band, pop choir, Da Capos, Chamber singers and solo acts, $5, 7 p.m., 301 Park St., Bennington.

Perfect Wife Restaurant and Other Woman Tavern: Moose Crossing Trio performs, 8:30 p.m., 2594 Depot St., Manchester Center.

Vermont Arts Exchange: Leo Yucht Quartet, $15, 8 p.m., Powers Market, North Bennington.

Williams College: Chamber Players concert, 8 p.m., Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall, 54 Chapin Hall Drive, Williamstown, Mass.


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