WEEKEND CALENDAR

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SATURDAY

ART

Bennington Museum:
Artist's reception of "CAMBIUM (Into the Woods): Works by Bill Botzow," 3 to 4:30 p.m., 75 Main St., Bennington.

Winhall Memorial Library: Cristina Nieto Lewis exhibition on view through June, artist's reception, 1 to 2:30 p.m., 2 Lower Taylor Hill Road, Bondville.

COMMUNITY

Alliance Fair Trade:
Open hours, noon to 4 p.m., 198 Crescent Boulevard, Bennington.

Arlington Community Center House:
Tag sale and bazaar, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., 3854 Main St., Arlington.

Curtis Lumber: 9th Annual PetAPalooza Pet Adoption event, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., 4915 NY-7, Hoosick, N.Y.

Farmers Market: Fresh vegetables, food and crafts with live music, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Riverwalk, 150 Depot St., Bennington.

Greenwich Library: Book sale, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 148 Main St. No. 2, Greenwich, N.Y.

Le Creuset Outlet Store: Local cooking enthusiasts Chris Bates and Ryan Scutt present "Grilling up a Great Father's Day Meal," 3 p.m., 135 Depot St., Manchester.

Strawberry Festival: Strawberry shortcake, auction, music and vendors, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Second Congregational Church, Hancock Road, South Williamstown, Mass.

Thrift Shop in Manchester: To benefit VNA & Hospice of the Southwest Region, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., 5468 Main St., Manchester Center.

Vermont Veterans' Home: Father's Day Car Show, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 325 North St., Bennington.

DANCE

Hubbard Hall:
Dance Showcase, Part 1, 4 p.m.; Part 2, 7 p.m., $10, Hoosick Falls Central School, 21187 NY-22, Hoosick Falls, N.Y.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

Turning Point:
NA, 7 p.m., 465 Main St., Bennington.

HISTORY

Bennington Battlefield:
Historian Michael Gabriel presents "Trophies and Loot: After the Battle of Bennington," 11 a.m., NY-67, Hoosick Falls, N.Y.

Dorset Historical Society:
Gettysburg Quarry and Owl's Head hike, led by Art Gilbert and Jon Mathewson, meet at DHS at 9 a.m., Route 30 at Kent Hill Road, Dorset.

KID STUFF

Manchester Community Library:
Summer Reading kick-off, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center.

South Londonderry Free Library: Summer Reading Kick-off, 10:30 a.m., 15 Old School Road, South Londonderry.

LITERARY

Bennington College: Brian Blanchfield and Jennifer Chang read as part of the Writers Reading Series, 7 to 8 p.m., Deane Carriage Barn, 1 College Drive, Bennington.

Manchester Community Library:
Pop Up Bookshop book sale, 9 to 2 p.m., 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center.

MUSIC

Brandon Music:
Northern Third Piano Quartet, $20, 7:30 p.m., 62 Country Club Road, Brandon.

Fort Salem Theater: The Whiskey River Band, 7 p.m., 11 E Broadway, Salem, N.Y.

Salem Art Works: The North & South Dakotas, 4 to 8 p.m., 19 Cary Lane, Salem, N.Y.

OUTDOORS

Hildene:
Bird Walk, 7 a.m., 1005 Hildene Road, Manchester.

THEATER

Weston Playhouse:
"Anne of Green Gables," $10-$20, 1 and 4 p.m., Weston Playhouse at Walker Farm, 705 Main St., Weston. Runs through June 30, Tuesday through Sunday at 4 p.m.



SUNDAY

COMMUNITY

Legion Bingo:
For ages 14 and up, doors open at 4:30 p.m.; bingo starts at 6 p.m., American Legion Post 13, 225 Northside Drive, Bennington.

West Hoosick Fire Department:
All-you-can-eat breakfast, 7:30 to 11 a.m., Pine Valley Road, West Hoosick, N.Y.

Salem Fire Department: Father's Day breakfast, $10, $5 kids, 7:30 to 11 a.m., 53 South Main St., Salem, N.Y.

HEALTH/FITNESS

The Yoga Place:
Father's Day Yoga class, 9 a.m., 532 Main St., Bennington.

HISTORY

Bennington Battlefield:
Hourly tours, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., NY-67, Hoosick, N.Y.

Bennington Historical Society Meeting: "Bygone Bennington," 2 p.m., 75 Main St., Bennington.

KID STUFF

Modern Times Theater:
Punch and Judy puppet show, 3 p.m., Pawlet Town Auditorium, 122 School St., Pawlet.

LITERARY

Bennington College:
Donika Kelly and Salvatore Scibona read as part of the Writers Reading Series, 7 to 8 p.m., Deane Carriage Barn, 1 College Drive, Bennington.

MUSIC

Historic Salem Courthouse: Michael Gallagher and Robin Kibler concert of works by Schubert, free-will offering, 3 p.m., 58 E. Broadway, Salem, N.Y.

South Street Cafe: Jazz Brunch with Banulis and Miller, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., with a jam session open to additional artists from 1 to 2 p.m., 105 South St., Bennington.

OUTDOORS

Green Mountain Club:
Hike Bromley Mountain from the South, meet at 9 a.m. at the VT-11/30 Long Trail/Appalachian Trail parking. Register: ktktadams@comcast.net or 516-978-4016.



MONDAY

ART

Southern Vermont Arts Center:
Japan Week begins, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 930 SVAC Drive, Manchester.

COMMUNITY

Elks Bingo:
Bingo, $1,000 jackpot and 31 games for $13, doors open at 5:30 and play begins at 7 p.m., at the Bennington Elks, 125 Washington Ave., Bennington.

Hoosick Falls Senior Center:
Cribbage, 9 a.m.; shopping day, van leaves at 9:30 a.m.; yoga, 10:30 a.m., 69 Church St., Hoosick Falls, N.Y.

Southern Vermont CEDS: Public meeting, plan to develop a first ever joint strategy to guide the Southern Vermont region's economic future, 10 a.m. to noon, Bennington Fire House, River Street; 2 to 4 p.m., Manchester Town Hall, 6039 Main St., Manchester.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

Bennington Free Clinic:
Clinic hours 10 a.m. to noon, 121 Depot St., Bennington. Call for an appointment, 802-447-3700; drop-ins will not be seen.

Buddhist Meditation Group:
Buddhist meditation and teachings with Roger Guest , 7 to 9 p.m. Locations and information: Harda at 802-447-7065.

Turning Point Center:
All Recovery, a support group that welcomes people on all pathways to recovery, 1 p.m.; Alcoholics Anonymous, 5:30 p.m.; Al-Anon Beginners at 6:30 p.m.; Al-Anon for anyone whose life is affected by someone else's drinking or substance abuse, free, anonymous, confidential, 7 p.m., 465 Main St., Bennington.

KID STUFF

Hildene:
Farm Chores at the Farm Goat Dairy, for families of kids ages 3-12, $20-$30 families of four, 9:30 to 11 a.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays through Aug. 11, 1005 Hildene Road, Manchester. Register: 802-379-0519.

LITERARY

Bennington College:
Susan Cheever and Michael Dumanis read as part of the Writers Reading Series, 7 to 8 p.m., Deane Carriage Barn, 1 College Drive, Bennington.

OUTDOORS

Green Mountain Club:
Hike Bromley Mountain from the North, meet at 8:30 a.m. at the Peru Town Office, 402 Main St., Peru.



TUESDAY

COMMUNITY

BROC Community Action:
Financial Capability workshop, free, 10 a.m. to noon, Bennington Free Library, 101 Silver St., Bennington. Register: 800-717-2762 ext. 142.

Hoosick Falls Senior Center: Card Party Day, 10:30 a.m., 69 Church St., Hoosick Falls, N.Y. Transportation available for local errands.

Milham Planetarium: Free shows by astronomy students, 8 p.m., Old Hopkins Observatory, Main Street, Williamstown. Reservations: 413-597-2188. through Aug. 9

Small Business Networking Group: Group meeting, 9 a.m., Cafe Commons at Manchester Community Library, 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center. Join: meetup.com/Southern-VT-Entrepreneur-Small-Business- Networking-Group.

Story night: Inspired by Moth radio hour on NPR, everyone has a story to tell, 7 p.m., Two Brews Cafe, 230 North St., Bennington. Information: Forest Byrd, forest.byrd@gmail.com.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

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., First Baptist Church, 601 Main St. Every third Tuesday is a potluck event that starts at 5:45 p.m. Information: Peter and Pauline Grimes, 518-677-5414.

Grief Support Group: A confidential and free grief support group for any parent living with the death of a child (any age), 6 p.m., Second Congregational Church, 115 Hillside St., Bennington. Information: 802-688-4557.

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.

Turning Point Center: Women's self-esteem group, 11 a.m, 465 Main St., Bennington.

The Yoga Place: Gentle yoga, 10 a.m., 532 Main St., Bennington.

HISTORY

Londonderry Arts and Historical Society:
Annual meeting, "Lost Ski Areas of Southern Vermont," 6:15 p.m., park in the Custer Sharp Lot, program at Middletown Road Schoolhouse, Londonderry.

Manchester Community Library: Manchester Memories with Cornelia "Bubsy" Tuttle, 1 to 1:30 p.m., 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center.

KID STUFF

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.

Martha Canfield Library:
Sign up for summer reading program; Robotics Rock workshop, grades 5 and up, 1 to 3 p.m., 528 E Arlington Road, Arlington.

LECTURE

Arlington Garden Club:
Business meeting, 1 p.m., "Monarch Butterflies" by Ruth Stewart, 2 p.m., Arlington American Legion, 54 Legion Road, Arlington.

Green Mountain Academy For Lifelong Learning: David Blanchflower, "Brexit: An Economic Suicide Note?," $20, 5:30 p.m., Burr and Burton Academy's Hunter Seminar Room, 57 Seminary Ave., Manchester.

LITERARY

Winhall Memorial Library: Writers' Group, bring writing to share and a prompt, 6 p.m., 2 Lower Taylor Hill Road, Bondville.

MUSIC

Bennington College: Izzy Heltai and Pinedrop concert, donations welcome, 7:30 to 9 p.m., Robert Frost Stone House Museum, 121 VT-7A, Shaftsbury.



WEDNESDAY

ART

Southern Vermont Art Center:
Japan Week begins, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 930 SVAC Drive, Manchester.

COMMUNITY

Garden Club of Manchester:
"Form and Function: A tribute to Four American Architectural Landmarks" flower show, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Equinox Village, 49 Maple St., Manchester Center. Buffet lunch, $15, noon to 2 p.m., reservations: 802-362-2510.

Hoosick Falls Senior Center: Bone Builders, 10:30 a.m.; exercise class, 1 p.m., food stamp help, sign up for appointment; vehicle available 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 69 Church St., Hoosick Falls, N.Y.

McCullough Library: Friends of the Library Meeting, 11 a.m., 2 Main St., North Bennington.

Northshire Baptist Church: Block Party, free, 6 to 8 p.m., 5769 Main St., Manchester Center.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

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 Jennifer.hill@brookdale.com.

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

KID STUFF

Manchester Community Library: Tabletop Family Game Night, 5:30 p.m., 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center.

Martha Canfield Library: Robotics Rock workshop, grades 5 and up, 1 to 3 p.m., 528 E Arlington Road, Arlington. Sign up: 802-375-6153.

McCullough Library: Reading and Writing Tutors, for kids ages 6-18, noon to 2 p.m. and by appointment, 2 Main St., North Bennington.

LITERARY

Bennington Battlefield:
Book group discusses "The Iroquois in the American Revolution" by Barbara Graymont, 6 p.m., Brown's Walloomsac Taproom, 50 Factory Hill Road, Hoosick Falls, N.Y.

Bennington College: Manuel Gonzales and Dinah Lenney read as part of the Writers Reading Series, 7 to 8 p.m., Deane Carriage Barn, 1 College Drive, Bennington.

MUSIC

West Mountain Inn:
Dave and Barry play classic hits, $5, 6 to 8 p.m.; $18 for dinner buffet, 144 West Mountain Inn Road, Arlington.



THURSDAY

COMMUNITY

Alliance Fair Trade:
Open hours, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., 198 Crescent Boulevard, Bennington.

Friends of the Bennington Battlefield:
Meeting, 4 p.m., 30 Caretakers Road, Hoosick, N.Y.

Front Porch Forum: Michael Wood-Lewis discusses Front Porch Forum, $20, 5 to 7 p.m., Bennington Museum, 75 Main St., Bennington.

Hoosick Falls Senior Center: Bone Builders, 10:30 a.m.; Eat Smart Ideas, 11 a.m.; Fathers Day dinner, noon; Bingo, 12:45 p.m., 69 Church St., Hoosick Falls, N.Y.

Legislative Candidates Forum: Candidates give presentation and answer questions, 6:30 p.m., 61 Buck Hill Road, Shaftsbury.

Manchester Farmers Market: Live music, local food, kids activities, 3 to 6 p.m., Adams Park, Main Street, Manchester Center.

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

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.

NA Meeting:
The Last Straw Group, (O, CL, D, WC, JT), 6:30 p.m., First Congregational Church, 3624 Main St., Manchester.

Turning Point Center:
Making Recovery Easier meeting, 1 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.

VNA & Hospice of the Southwest Region:
Bereavement support group, 11 a.m. to noon, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 108 School St., Bennington.

Yoga: Led by Irene Cole, bring your own mat, $5-$10 suggested donation, 8:30 to 9:40 a.m., Manchester Community Library, 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester.

HISTORY

Bennington Battlefield:
Hiking Battle Loop Trail, 1 p.m., NY-67, Hoosick, N.Y.

Manchester Community Library: "The Dames" collection of oral history recording and photo portraits, featuring thirteen members of the National Society of Colonial Dames of America in the State of Vermont, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center. On view through July 11.

KID STUFF

Bennington Free Library:
"Backyard Astronomy: Scanning June Skies Using the New Library Telescope," 7:30 p.m., 101 Silver St., Bennington.

Manchester Community Library: Storytime for children from infancy to preschool, followed by free play, 10:30 a.m., 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center.

Martha Canfield Library:
Robotics Rock workshop, grades 5 and up, 1 to 3 p.m., 528 E Arlington Road, Arlington. Sign up: 802-375-6153.

LECTURE

Center For Communication in Medicine:
SpeakSooner Community Education program, "Re-defining Quality of Life: Living Fully With Illness, Disability and Aging," 5:30 to 7 p.m., Bennington Project Independence, 614 Harwood Hill Road, Bennington. Register: 802-442-8136.

LITERARY

Bennington College:
Amber Caron, Jia Oak Baker, and Hugh Ryan. read as part of the Writers Reading Series, 7:30 p.m., Deane Carriage Barn, 1 College Drive, Bennington.

Dorset Village Library: Young Adult Bring Your Own Book Club, 6 to 7 p.m., Church Street and VT-30, Dorset.

MUSIC

Make Music Day:
Bennington community members and musicians make music at the Four Corners and hold a short parade, ending at Harvest Brewing, 4 p.m.

Earth Sky Time Community Farm:
Summer solstice concert with Venezuelan Afro-soul all stars Betsayda Machado, $15, 6 p.m., 1547 Main 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.

THEATER

Dorset Theatre Festival:
"Cry it Out" opens $48-$54, 7:30 p.m., Dorset Playhouse, 104 Cheney Road, Dorset.

Weston Playhouse: "Our Town" opens, $20-$40, 7:30 p.m., 703 Main St., Weston.



FRIDAY

COMMUNITY

Hoosick Falls Senior Center: Yoga, 10:30 a.m.; Zumba, 11 a.m.; Bingo, noon, 69 Church St., Hoosick Falls, N.Y.

FILM

Bennington Battlefield:
Movie screening, 6 p.m., 30 Caretakers Road, Hoosick Falls, N.Y.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

Turning Point Center:
Smart Recovery, 3 p.m.; Alcoholics Anonymous, 5:30 p.m., 465 Main St., Bennington.

KID STUFF

Martha Canfield Library:
Rock the World summer kick off with Dennis Waring, 2 p.m., 528 E. Arlington Road, Arlington.

Sunrise Family Resource Center: Playgroup for kids up to six years old, 1 to 2:30 p.m., 238 Union St., Bennington.

LITERARY

Northshire Bookstore:
Yvonne Daley, "Going Up The Country: When The Hippies, Dreamers, Freaks, and Radicals Moved to Vermont," 6 p.m., 4869 Main St, Manchester Center.

MUSIC

Taconic Music: Taconic Music Masterclass with the Shanghai Quartet, $10, 2 to 4 p.m., Manchester Community Library, 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center.


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