CALENDAR FOR MARCH 15-16
Alliance Fair Trade Gifts: Open hours, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., 198 Crescent Boulevard, Bennington.
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, 1 to 4 p.m., 101 Silver St., Bennington.
Hoosick Falls Senior Center: Eat Smart Ideas, 11 a.m.; St. Patrick's Day dinner, 12:30 p.m.; bingo, 12:45 p.m., 69 Church St., Hoosick Falls, N.Y. Transportation available.
Knitting club: Drop-ins welcome, 5:30 p.m., 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester.
North Adams Commons Nursing and Rehab Center: Corned beef and cabbage dinner, free, 5 to 7 p.m., 175 Franklin St., North Adams, Mass. Reservations: 413-662-4403.
St. Luke's Parish: Soup supper, free, 4 to 6 p.m., 4 St. Luke's Place, Cambridge, N.Y.
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.
Tri-State Northeast Community Bible Study: Visitors Day, 10 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., Hoosick Falls Community Alliance Church, 484 Hill Road, Hoosick Falls, N.Y.
VNA and Hospice of the Southwest Region: Volunteer training, 9 a.m. to noon, 1128 Monument Ave., Bennington. Register: 802-442-0540.
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.
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.
Bennington Museum: Museum ABCs storytime, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., 75 Main St., Bennington.
Manchester Community Library: Storytime followed by free play, 10:30 a.m., 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center.
The Lightning Jar: "Professional and Personal Branding," 6 to 8 p.m., VSECU, 194 North St., Bennington.
Second Congregational Church: Renters 101, three-week course, 12:30 too 2:30 p.m., 115 Hillside St., Bennington. This week: "Housing Readiness and Search."
Williams College: Sarah Ellen presents "Telling Tales in Medieval China," 4:15 p.m., Thompson Chemistry, Wege Auditorium, 47 Lab Campus Drive, Williamstown, Mass.
Bennington College: 2nd annual Staff and Faculty karaoke, 8 to 10 p.m., Student Center Dining Room, 1 College Drive, Bennington.
Burr and Burton Academy: The Creative Arts Department presents "Prism Concerts," 6:30 p.m., Riley Center for the Arts, 57 Seminary Ave., Manchester Center. Tickets: bbatickets.com.
Historic Salem Courthouse: Men O'War Balladeers, 7 p.m., 58 East Broadway, Salem, N.Y.
Perfect Wife Restaurant and Other Woman Tavern: Musician's Jam, 5:30 to 8 p.m., 2594 Depot St., Manchester Center.
South Street Cafe: Live music with That Strange for your lunch hour, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., 105 South St., Bennington.
Williams College: Cassatt String Quartet, free, 8 p.m., Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall, 54 Chapin Hall Drive, Williamstown, Mass.
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.
Northshire Seniors: St. Patrick's Day dinner for those over 55 years old, $12. Reservations and payment: 802-375-9780.
St. Patrick's Church: Lenten fish fry, 4:30 to 7 p.m., Embury Methodist Church, East Main Street, Cambridge, N.Y.
Bennington Community Dance Circle: Nataraja gathering for all level dancers, $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.
McCullough Free Library: Lego Club for ages 5 and up, 3 to 6 p.m., 2 Main St., North Bennington.
Sunrise Family Resource Center: Playgroup for kids up to six years old, 1 to 2:30 p.m., 238 Union St., Bennington.
Northshire Bookstore: Martin Henley, author of "Scoundrels Who Made America Great," 6 p.m., 4869 Main St., Manchester Center.
Open Mic Night: South Street Cafe, 4:30 to 6 p.m., 105 South St., Bennington.
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