TODAY'S CALENDAR - Thursday, Nov. 2
American Legion Post 69: Legionnaires Meeting, 6 p.m., 54 Legion Road, Arlington.
Arlington Lions Club: Open House, learn more about how you can serve the community, 7 p.m., Village Peddler, 261 Old Mill Road, East Arlington.
Bennington Senior Center: Building Bones, 8:30 to 9:45 a.m and from 10 to 11 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: November meeting and potluck, 6:15 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 108 School St., Bennington.
Knitting club: Drop-ins welcome, 5:30 p.m., 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester.
Quilt Guild: Terry Sontra presents Garden's Gate pattern workshop, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Second Congregational Church, 115 Hillside St., Bennington. Sign up: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Vermont Veterans' Home: Disabled American Veterans National Service Officer Mobile Unit will be on hand to answer questions and concerts, bring social security number and claim documents, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 325 North St., Bennington. Information: 802-688-9644.
Yarncrafting Club: Bring your own knitting and crochet materials, 1 to 6 p.m., at McCullough Free Library, 2 Main St., North 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: All Recovery meeting, 11 a.m.; 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.
GMALL: Christopher Dant talks about the work of Ansel Adams, $20, 5:30 p.m., Weston Playhouse at Walker Farm, 705 Main St., Weston.
Manchester Community Library: Storytime for children from infancy to preschool, followed by free play, 10:30 a.m., 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center.
Bennington College: Aaron Coleman shares the poetry of Afro-Cuban writer Nicol s Guill n, 7 p.m., CAPA Symposium, 1 College Drive, Bennington.
South Street Cafe: Live music with That Strange for your lunch hour, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., 105 South St., Bennington.
Mount Anthony Union High School: "Into the Woods" $8, 7 p.m., 301 Park St., Bennington.
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