WEEKEND CALENDAR

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SATURDAY

ART

Green Mountain Academy:
One-day Gelli Plate Monoprinting workshop, $50, 1 to 4 p.m., Equinox Village, 49 Maple St., Manchester. Register: greenmtnacademy.org.

COMMUNITY

Alliance Fair Trade Gifts:
Open hours, noon to 4 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.

First Baptist Church: Spaghetti supper, $8-$5, 5:30 to 7 p.m., 601 Main St., Bennington.

Woodford Snobusters: Special People Ride for people ages 6 or older with physical or emotional disabilities, noon to 3 p.m., McKenna Barn, 8651 VT-9, Woodford. Sign up required: 802-447-0591.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

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

KID STUFF

Manchester Community Library:
Make vintage Valentine's cards, 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.

Northshire Bookstore: Kids Valentine's Day card creation event, 11 a.m., 4869 Main St., Manchester Center.

LECTURE

The Women of Hope and the Men of Faith:
Guest speakers Scott Schwartz and Kori Schwartz share testimonies of their work, 9 a.m. preceded by a potluck breakfast, Jacob's Well, 29 West Main St., Cambridge, N.Y.

LITERARY

Northshire Bookstore:
Tasting, talks and book signing with Jessica Jean Weston, "Healing Tonics, Juices and Smoothies," 2 p.m., 4869 Main St., Manchester Center.

MUSIC

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

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

Vermont Arts Exchange: Gypsy Lane Cabaret and Company burlesque show, $26, 8 p.m., Oldcastle Theatre, 331 Main St., Bennington. Tickets: vtartxchange.org.

OUTDOORS

Southern Vermont Primitive Biathlon:
To benefit Manchester Rod and Gun Club's Youth Conservation Camp Scholarship Fund, 8:30 a.m., Old Skinner Hollow Farm, Route 7A, Manchester. Information: svtpb.org.

THEATER

Green Mountain Academy:
National Theatre Live production of "Young Marx" HD screening, $18-$8, 3 p.m., Burr and Burton Academy Riley Center for the Arts, 57 Seminary Ave., Manchester.

Mount Anthony Union High School: Drama club production of "Peter and the Starcatcher," $8, 2 and 7 p.m., 301 Park St., Bennington.

United Church of Dorset:
"Quilters, the Musical," 3 p.m., Fellowship Hall, 143 Church St., Dorset.



SUNDAY

COMMUNITY

Arlington American Legion:
Sunday morning breakfast, $7/seniors free, 8 to 10 a.m., 54 Legion Road, Arlington.

Cambridge Valley Farmers Market: Local agriculture, food producers, artists and artisans sell their products, noon to 4 p.m., Argyle Brewing Company, 1 Main St., Greenwich, N.Y.

Grateful Hearts: Heart to Heart no-trace potluck, bring your own utensils, $20 suggested donation, 5 to 8 p.m., stARTSpace, 263 Depot St., Manchester Center.

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

LECTURE

Manchester Community Library:
"A Visit to Masaola, Madagascar's Largest National Park," 4 p.m., Equinox Village, 49 Maple St., Manchester.

MUSIC

Sage City Symphony:
Winter Concert, free, 4 p.m., VAPA, Bennington College, 1 College Drive, Bennington.

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.

OUTDOORS

Southern Vermont Primitive Biathlon:
To benefit Manchester Rod and Gun Club's Youth Conservation Camp Scholarship Fund, 8:30 a.m., Old Skinner Hollow Farm, Route 7A, Manchester. Information: svtpb.org.



MONDAY

COMMUNITY

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.

FILM

Williams College:
French Film Festival screening of Christian Carion's "Joyeux No l," 7 p.m., Images Cinema, 50 Spring St., 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.

KID STUFF

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.

THEATER

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.



TUESDAY

COMMUNITY

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.

FILM

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.

KID STUFF

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.

LECTURE

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.

LITERARY

Tap House at Catamount Glass:
Poetry/Spoken Word open mic night, sign up at 7 p.m., 309 County St., Bennington.

MUSIC

Williams College: Berkshire Symphony Soloist Competition, 6 p.m., Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall, 54 Chapin Hall Drive, Williamstown.



WEDNESDAY

COMMUNITY

Arlington American Legion:
Winter Wednesday Ping Pong League, $6, 6 p.m., 54 Legion Road, Arlington. Players must be 18 or older.

Bennington Senior Center: Zumba Gold, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.; Movie showing from 1 to 3 p.m., 124 Pleasant St., Bennington.

Hoosick Falls Senior Center: Crafts, 10 a.m.; Bone builders, 10:30 a.m.; special Valentine's Day supper; exercise class, 1 p.m., 69 Church St., Hoosick Falls, N.Y. Motor vehicle available 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Salem Area Women's Club: Covered dish luncheon, noon, followed by this year's HOBY students presenting their reports, First United Presbyterian Church, 13 West Broadway, Salem.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

Center for Communication in Medicine:
Bernard Bandman and Celia Bandman present "How to Improve Communication with Doctors," a SpeakSooner program, 1 to 3 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 108 School St., Bennington.

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. Power nap Yoga Nidra session to recharge your batteries with Susan Beal, $5, noon to 12:30 p.m., The Yoga Place, 532 Main St., Bennington. Information: 802-447-0393 or benningtonyoga.com.

MUSIC

Perfect Wife Restaurant/Other Woman Tavern:
Ian Flanigan performs in the dining room, 7:30 to 9 p.m., 2594 Depot St., Manchester.



THURSDAY

ART

Canfield Gallery:
"Aperture Paris Photobooks" photobook exhibit opening reception, 5 to 7:30 p.m., Martha Canfield Library, 528 East Arlington Road, Arlington. On view through March 15.

Williams College Museum of Art: Season celebration and multiple exhibition opening, 5 to 8 p.m., 15 Lawrence Hall Drive, Williamstown.

COMMUNITY

Bennington County Beekeepers Club:
Beginning Beekeeping course, 6:30 to 9 p.m., Vermont Veterans' Home Crispe Room, 325 North St., 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.

Bennington Senior Center: Building Bones, 8:30 to 9:45 a.m and from 10 to 11:15 a.m.; quilting from 1 to 3 p.m.; Beginner Belly Dance from 5 to 7:30 p.m., 124 Pleasant St., Bennington.

Hoosick Falls Senior Center:
Shopping day, van leaves at 9:30 a.m.; Eat Smart ideas, 11 a.m.; bingo, 12:45 p.m., 69 Church St., Hoosick Falls, N.Y. Van transportation available.

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

St. Luke's Parish:
Free soup supper, 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.

Vermont Council of Teachers of Mathematics: K-12 Statewide Math Fair registration deadline. Register at vctm.wildapricot.org.

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.

Southern Vermont Health Care:
Cooking with Your Heart, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Manchester Community Library, 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center. RSVP: facebook.com/svmedicalcenter by Feb. 10.

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.

HISTORY

One World Conservation Center:
"Land Use Changes and Their Effects on Wildlife Populations," $5, 7 to 8 p.m., 413 US-7S, Bennington.

KID STUFF

Bennington Museum:
Museum ABCs, storytime for preschoolers, 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.

Molly Stark Elementary School:
Family Resource Fair; Sunrise, CRJ, PAVE, ACT, UCS, Bennington Little League, Turning Point and more will on hand, 6 to 7:30 p.m., 181 Orchard Road, Bennington.

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.

Williams College: Williams Jazz Faculty concert, 8 p.m., Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall, 54 Chapin Hall Drive, Williamstown.



FRIDAY

COMMUNITY

Bennington Senior Center:
Painting, 9 to noon; bingo, 1 to 3 p.m., 124 Pleasant 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.

Manchester Community Library: Spanish conversation group, 3 p.m., 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center.

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

Milham Planetarium at the Hopkins Observatory: Astronomy students will host a free show, 8 p.m., Main Street, Williamstown. Registration required: 413-597-2188.

St. Patrick's Church:
Fish Fry dinner, $11, 4:30 to 7 p.m., Embury Methodist Church, East Main Street, Cambridge.

DANCE

Bennington Community Dance Circle:
Nataraja, gathering for the local dance community, $5 donation, 7 to 8:30 p.m., The Yoga Place, 532 Main St., Bennington.

Williams College: Club Zambezi Dance Party, 8 p.m., Center Stage, '62 Center for Theatre and Dance, 1000 Main St., Williamstown.

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.

MUSIC

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

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

THEATER

Dorset Players:
"A Thurber Carnival," featuring readings of three of humorist James Thurber's short stories, 7:30 p.m., Dorset Playhouse, 104 Cheney Road, Dorset.

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