CALENDAR FOR FEB. 12-13
Arlington American Legion: SAL Squadron 60 Monthly meeting, 6 p.m., 54 Legion Road, Arlington.
Bennington Free Library: Community College of Vermont's Job Hunt Helper Hawke Sleigh assists with finding employment opportunities, writing resumes and cover letters, applying for jobs online and more, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., 101 Silver St., Bennington.
Bennington Senior Center: Painting, 9 to noon; Walking Aerobics, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.; ukulele, 10:30 a.m.; games, 1 to 3 p.m.; belly dance, 5 to 7:30 p.m., 124 Pleasant St., Bennington.
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.; Yoga, 10:30 a.m., 69 Church St., Hoosick Falls, N.Y.
Williams College: French Film Festival screening of Christian Carion's "Joyeux No l," 7 p.m., Images Cinema, 50 Spring St., Williamstown, Mass.
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.
Bennington Children's Chorus: Spring term begins; Junior Ensemble for ages 7 to 12 meets, 3:45 to 4:45 p.m.; Senior Ensemble for ages 10 to 18 meets 4:45 to 5:45 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Meetinghouse, 108 School St., Bennington. Information: benningtonchildrenschorus.com.
Dorset Players: Auditions for the 15th Annual One Act Festival, 7 p.m., Dorset Playhouse, 104 Cheney Road, Dorset. Call 802-867-5570 for information or to review a script.
Auxiliary Members Meeting: All members welcome, 6 p.m., 137 North St., Bennington. Join or information: 802-442-9857 and leave a call back number.
Bennington Senior Center: Building Bones, 8:30 and 10 a.m.; HELP, 4:30 p.m., 124 Pleasant St., Bennington.
Hoosick Falls Senior Center: Crafts, 10 a.m.; card party day, 10:30 a.m.; 69 Church St., Hoosick Falls, N.Y. Van transportation available.
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.
Zion Episcopal Church: Shrove Tuesday pancake supper, 5:30 p.m., 5167 Main St., Manchester Center.
Manchester Community Library: Screening of a classic 1952 musical starring Debbie Reynolds, Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor, 1 p.m., 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center.
HEALTH AND FITNESS
Peer Support Group Meeting: NAMI Vermont Connection Recovery Support Group for individuals living with mental illness, noon, United Counseling Services, 316 Dewey St., Bennington.
Prostate Cancer Support Associates: Meeting, 5:30 p.m., SVMC Cancer Center Library, 100 Hospital Drive, Bennington. New members, spouses, and/or anyone interested is welcome. Information: 802-375-9719.
Turning Point Center: Women's self-esteem group, 11 a.m, 465 Main St., Bennington.
Yoga Classes: Manchester Parks and Recreation holds yoga classes for all levels, includes meditation, breathing techniques, and postures on the mat, $10, 9 to 10 a.m. in the Activity Room at the Park House at the Dana Thompson Memorial Park, 340 Recreation Park Road, Manchester Center. Mats are available and drop-ins are welcome. Information: 802-362-1439.
VNA and Hospice of the Southwest Region: Community health clinic, 1:30 p.m., Main Street, Manchester.
Cheney Library: Story Hour, "The Day It Rained Hearts" by Felicity Bond, 10 a.m., 73 Classic St., Hoosick Falls, N.Y.
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.
Green Mountain Academy: Economist Peter Radford talks about money and the rise of cryptocurrencies, $20, 5:30 p.m., Manchester Community Library, 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center.
Tap House at Catamount Glass: Poetry/Spoken Word open mic night, sign up at 7 p.m., 309 County St., Bennington.
Williams College: Berkshire Symphony Soloist Competition, 6 p.m., Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall, 54 Chapin Hall Drive, Williamstown, Mass.
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