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

Manchester Triton Swim Team: Open House, 6 to 7 p.m., Manchester Parks and Recreation Pool House, 340 Recreation Park Road, Manchester Center.

Rights & Democracy of Bennington: Organizational meeting and potluck, 6 p.m., St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 200 Pleasant St., Bennington.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

Brookdale Fillmore Pond:
"Know the 10 signs of Alzheimer's: Early Detection Matters," 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 300 Village Lane, Bennington. Register: 802-447-7000.

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

VNA and Hospice of the Southwest Region:
Blood pressure and foot care clinic, 8:30 a.m., Main Street, Dorset.

LITERARY

Bennington College: Poetry reading with Ross Gay, 7 to 8 p.m., Tishman, 1 College Drive, Bennington.

MUSIC

Bennington College:
Bass Night gala, 8 to 9:30 p.m., Jennings 136, 1 College Drive, Bennington.

Taconic Chamber Players:
Violinists Heather Braun-Bakken and Joana Genova, violist Ariel Rudiakov and cellist Nathaniel Parke will perform string quartets by Mozart, Mendelssohn, Tchaikovsky, Ravel and Dvorak, 1:30 p.m., Vermont Veterans' Home, 325 North St., Bennington; 4 p.m., Manchester Community Library, 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center.

THURSDAY

COMMUNITY

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

Bennington College: Stickney Observatory public observing, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., 1 College Drive, Bennington.

Hoosick Falls Senior Center: Eat Smart Ideas, 11 a.m.; Health Department Presentation on Hypertension, 11:30 a.m.; Bingo, 12:45 p.m., 69 Church St., Hoosick Falls, N.Y. Transportation available.

Northern Berkshire United Way: Spirit of Caring Awards and Celebration fundraiser, 5 to 8 p.m., MCLA Church Street Center, North Adams.

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:
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.

VNA & Hospice of the Southwest Region:
Bereavement support group, 11 a.m. to noon, Unitarian Universalist Church, 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:
Tour the three main areas of interest in the first engagement of the battle, 3 p.m., NY-67, Hoosick, N.Y.

KID STUFF

Bennington Free Library:
Museum ABCs, "Trail Tale" with Anne Hunter, 1:30 p.m., 75 Main 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.

LITERARY

Dorset Library:
Bring Your Own Book book club for young adults meets, 6 to 7 p.m., Dorset Library, Route 30, Dorset.

MUSIC

Mount Anthony Union High School:
MAU Choir Spring Concert, featuring the Choir, Chambers, Da Capos and Madrigals groups, 7 p.m., 301 Park St., 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.


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