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SATURDAY

COMMUNITY

North Bennington Baptist Church: Second Saturday Supper, free, 5 to 6 p.m., Church Street, North Bennington.

Stuff the Bus: Donate nonperishables, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Price Chopper, 214 Northside Drive, Bennington.

FILM

Bennington Battlefield:
Movie night, screening of a film with a Revolutionary War theme, free, 5 p.m., 30 Caretaker's Road, Hoosick Falls, N.Y.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

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

KID STUFF

Manchester Community Library:
Taconic Music's "Strings for Kids" program presents "Music From the Shelves" family concert, 10:30 a.m., 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center.

McCullough Free Library:
Tales for Tots story and play group, 10:30 a.m., 2 Main St., North Bennington.

MUSIC

Brandon Music: Joel Cage performs, $20, 7:30 p.m., 62 Country Club Road, Brandon.

Perfect Wife Restaurant/Other Woman Tavern: Khalif Neville and Band, 9 p.m. to midnight, 2594 Depot St., Manchester.

Vermont Arts Exchange: The Basement Music Series presents the Alchemystics, $22, 8 to 11 p.m., The Masonic Hall, 504 Main St., Bennington.



SUNDAY

COMMUNITY

Arlington American Legion:
Sunday Morning Breakfast, $7/seniors free, 8 to 10 am., 54 Legion Road, Arlington.

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.

Pet Clinic:
Restricted to families who are homeless or receiving public assistance, for treatment of minor illnesses, wounds or injuries, wellness exams, vaccinations, parasites in cats and dogs, 4 and 6 p.m., First Baptist Church, 601 Main St., Bennington.

West Pawlet Volunteer Fire Department:
Pancake breakfast, $10-$5, 7:30 to 11 a.m., 2806 VT-153, West Pawlet.

Williams College: Joseph Wilson and Black Campus Ministry praise session and reflection, 1 p.m., Thompson Memorial Chapel, 860 Main St., Williamstown.

MUSIC

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.

Weston's Old Parish Church:
Laura Molinelli and Ben Campbell perform, $10 suggested donation, 4 p.m., Route 100, Weston.



MONDAY

COMMUNITY

Elks hosts 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.

Greater Bennington Peace and Justice Center: "The Beloved Community" celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr.; vigil, 6 p.m., Four Corners; reception and lectures, 6:30 p.m., Oldcastle Theatre, 331 Main St., Bennington.

Williams College: Williams and MCLA students partner with the community on service projects, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Lego bridge building, noon to 5 p.m., Paresky's Baxter Hall, 39 Chapin Hall Drive, Williamstown; Williams scholars and professors reflect on today's current movements and their relationship to the Civil Rights Movement, 7 p.m., Paresky Center, 39 Chapin Hall Drive, Williamstown.

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.

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

Turning Point Center:
Youth Group, 2:30 p.m.; All Recovery, a support group that welcomes people on all pathways to recovery, 4 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.



TUESDAY

COMMUNITY

Hoosick Falls Senior Center:
Card Party Day, 10:30 a.m.; van transportation available, 69 Church St., Hoosick Falls, N.Y.

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.

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.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

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.

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.

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.

KID STUFF

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



WEDNESDAY

COMMUNITY

Hoosick Falls Senior Center:
Motor vehicle available, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Bone Builders, 10:30 a.m.; exercise class, 1 p.m., 69 Church St., Hoosick Falls, N.Y.

Williams College: "Informed and Involved: Organizing Workshop Featuring Local Advocates and Activists," 5:30 to 6:45 p.m., Driscoll Lounge, 49 Driscoll Hall Drive, Williamstown.

Zion Episcopal Church: "A Life Worth Living" 10-week series begins, 6:30 to 8 p.m., 5167 Main St., Manchester Center.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

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

VNA and Hospice of the Southwest Region:
Community Health Clinic, 8:30 a.m., Dorset VNA.

HISTORY

Manchester Community Library:
"Antiques Roadshow" appraiser Kenneth Gloss will discuss the value of old and rare books, followed by free appraisals, 6:30 p.m., 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center.

LECTURE

Williams College: Producer Michael Uslan will present "The Birth of the Batman Movie Franchise: How Passion, Perseverance and an Entrepreneurial Spirit Can Make Your Dreams Come True," 7:30 p.m., Main Stage, 62 Center for Theatre and Dance, 1000 Main St., Williamstown.



THURSDAY

COMMUNITY

Hoosick Falls Senior Center:
"Eat Smart Ideas" 11 a.m.; Bingo, 12:45 p.m.; van transportation available, 69 Church St., Hoosick Falls, N.Y.

Knitting club: Drop-ins welcome, 5:30 p.m., 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester.

Manchester Community Library:
Stephen Ministry Workshop , 7 p.m., 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center.

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.

Yarncrafting Club: Bring your own knitting and crochet materials, 1 to 6 p.m., at McCullough Free Library, 2 Main St., North Bennington.

FILM

Williams College:
"Dolores" screening, 7:45 p.m., Paresky Auditorium, 39 Chapin Hall Drive, Williamstown.

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: 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.

KID STUFF

Manchester Community Library: Storytime followed by free play, 10:30 a.m., 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center.

LECTURE

Williams College:
"Getting Justice: A Case History of How to Right a Criminal Wrong One Person at a Time," 7:30 p.m., Griffin Hall Room 3, 844 Main St., Williamstown.

LITERARY

Northshire Bookstore:
Bill Ayers, author of "You Can't Fire the Bad Ones," 6 p.m., 4869 Main St., Manchester Center.

MUSIC

Perfect Wife Restaurant/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.



FRIDAY

COMMUNITY

Bennington Free Library: Coloring circle, bring your own things or use ours, 2 to 5 p.m., 101 Silver St., Bennington.

Hoosick Falls Senior Center: Yoga, 10:30 a.m.; Zumba, 11 a.m.; Bingo, 12:30 p.m., 69 Church St., Hoosick Falls, N.Y.

McCullough Free Library: Coloring for Adults, materials provided or bring your own, 1 to 6 p.m., 2 Main St., North Bennington.

DANCE

Community Circle Dance:
Nataraja for dancers of all abilities, $5 suggested donation, 7 to 8:30 p.m., The Yoga Place, 532 Main St., Bennington.

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.

KID STUFF

McCullough Free Library:
Lego Club for ages 5 and up, 3 to 6 p.m., 2 Main St., North Bennington.

Sunrise Family Playgroup:
For kids up to five years old, 12:30 to 2 p.m., 238 Union St., Bennington. Information: Rose Morrison, 802-442-6934.

LITERARY

Northshire Bookstore:
Patricia Diesel, "Organically Yours," 6 p.m., 4869 Main St., Manchester Center.

MUSIC

Open Mic Night: South Street Cafe, 4:30 to 6 p.m., 105 South St., Bennington.

Perfect Wife Restaurant/Other Woman Tavern: Dojo performs, 9 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., 2594 Depot St., Manchester.

Williams College:
Islamic prayer service, 1 p.m.; followed by "Marathon of Voices," 4:50 p.m., Thompson Memorial Chapel, 860 Main St., Williamstown.

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