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COMMUNITY

Friendly Mission Circle:
Annual birthday celebration for those attending the senior meal, $3-$4.50 suggested donation, noon, First Baptist Church, 7030 Main St., Readsboro.

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

Williams College: Open house of the recently completed South Science Building, 4 to 6 p.m., Walden Street, Williamstown, Mass.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

Support Group:
For anyone living with any type of loss due to a death, 6 p.m., Second Congregational Church, 115 Hillside St., Bennington. Information: Beth Newman at 802-688-4557 or bnewman@bayada.com.

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

Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice of the Southwest Region:
Training for those interested in becoming hospice volunteers, 8 to 4 p.m., Bennington. Register: 802-442-0540.

LECTURE

Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning:
Mia Nassivera leads a three-session tribal dance workshop, $45, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Burr and Burton Academy Dance Studio, 57 Seminary Ave., Manchester. Register: 802-867-0111.

MUSIC

Manchester Community Library: Guitarist Eric Despard performs classical guitar music spanning 500 years, from the Renaissance through today, 7 p.m., 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center.

West Mountain Inn:
Summer Music Wednesdays concert series, Duane Carleton performs, $18 with pizza buffet, $5 music only, 6 to 8 p.m.,144 West Mountain Inn Road, Arlington.

THEATER

Southshire Community School:
"Odysseus" Spring play, 7 p.m., 24 Bank St., North Bennington.

Weston Playhouse: "Anne of Green Gables," $10-$20, 4 p.m., Weston Playhouse at Walker Farm, 705 Main St., Weston.



THURSDAY

COMMUNITY

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

Arlington American Legion: ALA Unit 69 Flag Day, 7 p.m., 54 Legion Road, Arlington.

Hoosick Falls Senior Center: Bone Builders, 10 a.m.; Bingo, 12:45 p.m., 69 Church St., Hoosick Falls, N.Y. Transportation available.

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.

Unitarian Universalist Meetinghouse: Street Meditation: How to Calm Your Mind at Any Moment, 1:30 to 3:30 pm., 108 School St., Bennington. Register: 802-442-1876.

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

HISTORY

Bennington Battlefield: Tour of the Battlefield, walking and driving, 1 p.m., NY-67, Hoosick Falls, N.Y.

Bennington Battle Monument: Flag day, Phyllis Chapman presents the history and legends of familiar flags, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 15 Monument Circle, Bennington.

Cheney Library: Memoir group meets, 3 to 4 p.m., 73 Classic St., Hoosick Falls, N.Y.

KID STUFF

Cambridge Central School:
K-6 Flag Day, 8:15 to 8:45 a.m., 24 S. Park St., Cambridge, N.Y.

LITERARY

Bennington College:
April Bernard and Justin Torres read as part of the Writers Reading Series, 7 to 8 p.m., Deane Carriage Barn, 1 College Drive, Bennington.

Winhall Memorial Library: Cookbook Club, special cooking demonstration and food tasting with local Chef Erik Peckel, 6 p.m., 2 Lower Taylor Hill Road, Bondville. RSVP: 802-297-9741.

THEATER

Weston Playhouse:
"Anne of Green Gables," $10-$20, 4 p.m., Weston Playhouse at Walker Farm, 705 Main St., Weston.


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