CALENDAR FOR FEB. 7-8
Arlington American Legion: Winter Wednesday Ping Pong League, $6/$30 for six weeks, 6 p.m., 54 Legion Road, Arlington. Must be 18 or older.
Bennington Senior Center: Zumba Gold, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.; Movie showing from 1 to 3 p.m.; Balance Workshop, 1:30 p.m., 124 Pleasant St., Bennington.
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.; motor vehicle available, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 69 Church St., Hoosick Falls, N.Y.
Quilt Guild: Meeting, 6:30 p.m., Second Congregational Church, 115 Hillside St., Bennington. Information: benningtonquiltfest.com.
Vermont Humanities Council: Historian and filmmaker Douglas Blackmon will discuss "Race at Ground Zero: Integration in Leland, Mississippi," and preview his documentary, "The Harvest," 7 p.m., Burr and Burton Academy Riley Center, 57 Seminary Ave., Manchester.
HEALTH AND FITNESS
Alzheimer's Association: Join local volunteers and staff to learn about the Longest Day, a day to honor all those affected by Alzheimer's disease, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Brookdale Filmore Pond, 300 Village Lane, Bennington.
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.
The David and Joyce Milne Public Library: Pajama Storytime, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., 1095 Main St., Williamstown, Mass.
Williams College: Berkshire Symphony Soloist Competition audition recitals, 7 p.m., Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall, 54 Chapin Hall Drive, Williamstown, Mass.
Williams College Museum of Art: "In Theory: Nude Harlem" talk, 5:30 p.m., 15 Lawrence Hall Drive, Williamstown, Mass.
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, 7 p.m., 54 Legion Road, Arlington.
Bennington County Beekeepers Club: Beginning Beekeeping course, 6:30 to 9 p.m., Vermont Veterans' Home Crispe Room, 325 North St., 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.
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 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.
Oldcastle Theatre Company: "Bitch" $7, 7 p.m., 331 Main St., 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.
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 six-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.
One World Conservation Center: "Growing Up in Bennington in the 1950s" with Ted Bird, $5, 7 to 8 p.m., 413 US-7 S, Bennington. Register: oneworldconservationcenter.org.
Manchester Community Library: Storytime followed by free play, 10:30 a.m., 138 Cemetery Ave., 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.
Williams College: Sullivan Fortner Trio, 8 p.m., Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall, 54 Chapin Hall Drive, Williamstown.
Mount Anthony Union High School: Drama club production of "Peter and the Starcatcher," $8, 7 p.m., 301 Park St., Bennington.
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