Auxiliary Members Meeting:
All members welcome, 6 p.m., 137 North St., Bennington. Join or information: 802-442-9857 and leave a call back number.

Hoosick Falls Senior Center:
Card party, 10 a.m.; strawberry shortcake social, 12:30 p.m., 69 Church St., Hoosick Falls, N.Y. Transportation available.

Milham Planetarium: Free shows by astronomy students, 8 p.m., Old Hopkins Observatory, Main Street, Williamstown, Massachusetts. Reservations: 413-597-2188.

Small Business Networking Group: Group meeting, 9 a.m., Cafe Commons at Manchester Community Library, 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center. Join: Networking-Group.


Manchester Community Library:
Screening of a 1950 Academy Award winning film starring Gloria Swanson and William Holden, 1 p.m., 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center.


Bennington Peer Connection Support Group:
Support group for people living with mental illness, where people learn from one another's experiences, share coping strategies and offer mutual encouragement and understanding, noon to 1:30 p.m., UCS, CRT Center, 316 Dewey St., Bennington.

Celebrate Recovery:
Bennington Celebrate Recovery meets, all welcome, 6:30 p.m., Second Congregational Church, 115 Hillside St., Bennington. Information: Peter and Pauline Grimes, 518-677-5414.

NA Meeting:
The Last Straw Group meets, (O, SG, BK, BT, WC, RT), 6:30 p.m., First Congregational Church Room 102, 3624 Main St., Manchester Village.

Peer Support Group Meeting:
NAMI Vermont Connection Recovery Support Group for individuals living with mental illness, noon, United Counseling Services, 316 Dewey St., Bennington.

Prostate Cancer Support Associates:
Meeting, 5:30 p.m., SVMC Cancer Center Library, 100 Hospital Drive, Bennington. New members, spouses, and/or anyone interested is welcome. Information: 802-375-9719.

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.

VNA and Hospice of the Southwest Region:
Blood pressure and foot care clinic, 1:30 p.m., Main Street, Manchester.


Manchester Community Library:
Story Time, for children from infancy to preschool to develop a love of reading, followed by a craft, 10:30 a.m., 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester.


Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning: "When Stories and Pictures Lie Together," $20, 5:30 p.m., Burr and Burton Academy's Hunter Seminar Room, 57 Seminary Ave., Manchester. Register: 802-867-0111 or


Tap House at Catamount Glass:
Poetry/Spoken Work open mic, sign up at 7, readings at 7:15 p.m., 309 Country St., Bennington.



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


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

Turning Point Center:
Narcotics Anonymous, noon; Alcoholics Anonymous, 5:30 p.m.; 465 Main St., Bennington.

Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice of the Southwest Region:
Training for those interested in becoming hospice volunteers, 8 to 4 p.m., Bennington. Register: 802-442-0540.


Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning:
Mia Nassivera leads a three-session tribal dance workshop, $45, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Burr and Burton Academy Dance Studio, 57 Seminary Ave., Manchester. Register: 802-867-0111.


Manchester Community Library: Guitarist Eric Despard performs classical guitar music spanning 500 years, from the Renaissance through today, 7 p.m., 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center.

West Mountain Inn:
Summer Music Wednesdays concert series, Duane Carleton performs, $18 with pizza buffet, $5 music only, 6 to 8 p.m.,144 West Mountain Inn Road, Arlington.


Southshire Community School:
"Odysseus" Spring play, 7 p.m., 24 Bank St., North Bennington.

Weston Playhouse: "Anne of Green Gables," $10-$20, 4 p.m., Weston Playhouse at Walker Farm, 705 Main St., Weston.


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