Tuesday, Oct. 31


Bennington Senior Center: Painting, 9 a.m. to noon; Walking aerobics, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.; Games, 1 to 3:30 p.m.; Ukulele, 10:30; Belly Dancing, 5 to 7:30 p.m., 124 Pleasant St., Bennington.

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


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 and take home two meals to go at the conclusion of the support group.

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.

Gentle Yoga for Cancer Survivors: The Cancer Center sponsors free gentle yoga for cancer survivors, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., in Conference Room C, Southern Vermont Medical Center, 100 Hospital Drive, Bennington. You can join at any time and at any stage in your treatment or recovery regime. Information: Jane Schaeffer, 802-447-0393 or

Overeaters Anonymous: Overeaters Anonymous meets, 5:30 p.m., Second Congregational Church, 115 Hillside St., Bennington.

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; Meditation group, 5 p.m.; Hand in Hand recovery meeting, a facilitated meeting where family members in recovery come together with persons in recovery from substance abuse, 6 p.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.


Arlington Community Church:
Trunk-or-treating, 6 to 8 p.m., Chapel on the Green, 62 Covered Bridge Road, West Arlington.

Brookdale Fillmore Pond: Trick-or-treating, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., 300 Village Lane, Bennington.

Cheney Library: Storytime for preschoolers and their caregivers, 10 a.m., 73 Classic St., Hoosick Falls, N.Y.

Manchester Community Library:
Storytime for children up to preschool age, followed by a craft, 10:30 a.m., 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center.

Vermont Arts Exchange: Halloween Parade and costumed pet contest, 4 p.m., Main Street, North Bennington.


South Street Cafe:
Live piano music featuring Rakia Montane, 3 to 4 p.m., 105 South St., Bennington.


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