CALENDAR FOR MARCH 1-2
Alliance Fair Trade Gifts: Open hours, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., 198 Crescent Boulevard, Bennington.
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 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.
Greater Bennington Peace and Justice Center: Meeting and potluck supper, 6:15 p.m., Meetinghouse Cafe at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 108 School St., 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.
St. Luke's: Soup dinner, free, 4 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: Hospice volunteer training, 9 a.m. to noon, 1128 Monument Ave., Bennington. Register: 802-442-0540.
Yarncrafting Club: Bring your own knitting and crochet materials, 1 to 6 p.m., at McCullough Free Library, 2 Main St., North Bennington.
Rights and Democracy Bennington: "Now is the Time" screening, and health care discussion, 7 p.m., Solomon Wright Public Library, Main Street, Pownal.
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 a.m. to 4 p.m., Bennington College Greenwall Auditorium, 1 College 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.
Louis Miller Museum: Mike Russert will discuss the upcoming trip to Gettysburg Battlefield and the history that Hoosick Falls played in the battle, 7 p.m., 166 Main St., Hoosick Falls, N.Y.
Manchester Community Library: Storytime followed by free play, 10:30 a.m., 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center.
Bennington College: The Chocolate Factory's latest project integrates video, projection, and sound to explore spectators' experiences in specific spaces, discussion with Brian Rogers, Madeline Best and Mike Rugnetta, 7 to 8 p.m., Martha Hill Dance Theater, 1 College Drive, Bennington.
Williams College: Bernie Rhie presents "Zen and the Art of American Literature," 4:15 p.m., Wege Auditorium, Thompson Chemistry, 47 Lap Campus Drive, Williamstown. Joshua McCabe, "The Path Not Taken: Conservative Approaches to Tackling Child Poverty in the U.S. and Canada," 7:30 p.m., Griffin Hall, 844 Main St., Williamstown.
Greenwich Library: Book sale, 4 to 7 p.m., 148 Main St., Greenwich, N.Y.
Perfect Wife Restaurant and 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.
'62 Center for Theatre and Dance's CenterSeries: "Underground Railroad Game," $10-$3, 8 p.m., 1000 Main St., Williamstown.
Salem Courthouse Community Center: "Catching the Light" exhibition opening, 5 to 8 p.m., 58 East Broadway, Salem, N.Y.
Bennington Senior Center: Painting, 9 to noon; bingo, 1 to 3 p.m., 124 Pleasant St., Bennington.
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, Massachusetts. Registration required: 413-597-2188.
St. Patrick's Church: Fish fry dinner, $11, 4:30 to 7 p.m., Embury Methodist Church, 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.
VNA and Hospice of the Southwest Region: Community Health Clinic, 1:30 p.m., Bennington Senior Center, 124 Pleasant St., Bennington.
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.
Bennington College: A Night of Bilingual Poetry with Modesto Flako Jimenez, 8 to 9:30 p.m., VAPA D2017, 1 College Drive, Bennington.
Perfect Wife Restaurant and Other Woman Tavern: Freddi Shehadi, 9 p.m. to midnight, 2594 Depot St., Manchester.
South Street Cafe: Open Mic Night, 4:30 to 6 p.m., 105 South St., Bennington.
Williams College: Berkshire Symphony pre-concert talk with conductor Ronald Feldman, 7:15 p.m., Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall, 54 Chapin Hall Drive; Berkshire Symphony concert, 8 p.m., Chapin Hall, 62 Chapin Hall Drive, Williamstown, Massachusetts.
Hoosic River Watershed Association: Moonlight walk on Stone Hill trails, 6:45 p.m., Clark Art Institute, 225 South St., Williamstown.
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