WEEKEND CALENDAR

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SATURDAY

ART

The Green:
No Other Place pop-up exhibition of local artwork, music, stories and ideas, 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., 85 Main St., North Adams.

Valley Artisans Market: Beverly Mastrianni sculpture exhibition reception, 3 to 5 p.m., 25 East Main St., Cambridge, N.Y.

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.

Honoring Grandmothers: Current and future grandmothers invited to be celebrated, 2 to 4:30 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 108 School St., Bennington.

Northern Berkshire Teen Center ROOTS: Benefit event including wine sampling, live music and more, 7 p.m., Richmond Grille, 40 Main St., North Adams. Tickets: rootsteencenter.com.

Pittstown Volunteer Emergency Corps: Craft and vendor fair, noon to 4 p.m., 60 Parker School Road, Johnsonville, N.Y.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

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

North Adams Public Library: "Voices for Recovery" screening, 10:30 a.m., 74 Church St., North Adams.

HISTORY

Hoosick Township Historical Society:
"200 Years of Quilts," $10, 2 p.m., Louis Miller Museum, 166 Main St., Hoosick Falls, N.Y.

KID STUFF

Manchester Community Library:
Spring Egg Decorating workshop for kids ages 4 and older, 10:30 a.m., 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center. Bring at least three hard-boiled or blown eggs. Register: 802-362-2607.

McCullough Free Library: Tales for Tots story and play group, 10:30 a.m., 2 Main St., North Bennington.

Oxbow Mountain 4H Club: 13th Annual Bart Jacob Memorial Youth Turkey Calling Contest, 10 a.m., Kehoe Conservation Camp, Bomoseen.

LECTURE

Southern Vermont College:
Author and art historian Gregg Swain discusses the game of Mah Jongg and gives tips about the 2018 National Mah Jongg League card, 10 a.m. to noon, Laumeister Art Center, 44 Gypsy Lane, Bennington.

MUSIC

Brandon Music:
Sarah Blacker and New England Groove Association, $20, 7:30 p.m., 62 Country Club Road, Brandon.

St. Mary's in the Mountains: Red Door concert featuring the Green Mountain Ridge Runners, to benefit the Southern Vermont Therapeutic Riding Center, 4 p.m., 13 East Main St., Wilmington.

Vermont Arts Exchange: NEKtones, $18, 8 p.m., Masonic Hall, 504 Main St., Bennington.

Williams College: Williams Handbell Choir, 4 p.m., Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall, 54 Chapin Hall Drive, Williamstown, Mass. Chamber Orchestra performs Mozart's "La Clemenza di Tito," 8 p.m., Chapin Hall, 62 Chapin Hall Drive, Williamstown, Mass.

THEATER

Wilburton Inn: "A Vodka Shot in the Dark," murder mystery dinner theater, costumes encouraged, $70, 6:30 p.m., 257 Wilburton Drive, Manchester Village. Reservations: 802-362-2500.



SUNDAY

COMMUNITY

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.

West Hoosick Fire Department:
All-you-can-eat breakfast, 7:30 to 11 a.m., Pine Valley Road, West Hoosick, N.Y.

FILM

Images Cinema:
"Isle of Dogs" screening, well-behaved dogs welcome, $10-8, 5:30 p.m., 50 Spring St., Williamstown, Mass.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

Manchester Designer Outlets:
Move More Month free yoga class, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., Eileen Fisher store, 135 Depot St., Manchester Center.

HISTORY

Bennington Museum:
Bus tour of Bennington's "Other Cemeteries," 2 p.m., 75 Main St., Bennington.

KID STUFF

Village School of North Bennington:
Bennington College students present a pop-up science museum, April 15 to 21. Opening day, 4 to 8 p.m., 9 School St., North Bennington.

LECTURE

Manchester Community Library:
Armchair Travel talk, "Southern Patagonia," 4 p.m., Equinox Village, 49 Maple St., Manchester Center.

Southern Vermont College:
Author and art historian Gregg Swain discusses the game of Mah Jongg and gives tips about the 2018 National Mah Jongg League card, 10 a.m. to noon, Laumeister Art Center, 44 Gypsy Lane, Bennington.

MUSIC

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.

Williams College:
Williams Chamber Choir presents "Flower Songs" a cappella concert, 4 p.m., Clark Art Institute, 225 South St., Williamstown, Mass. Register: clarkart.edu



MONDAY

ART

Bennington Area Chamber:
"The Clothesline Project," sponsored by the Bennington County Child Advocacy Center and PAVE, on display, 100 Veterans Memorial Drive, Bennington.

COMMUNITY

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.

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:
Latin American and Caribbean Film Festival screens "La Soledad," with an introduction and Q-and-A with director Jorge Thielen Armand, free, 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.

KID STUFF

Village School of North Bennington:
Bennington College students present a pop-up science museum, April 15 to 21. Plant drawing and raffle, noon to 4:30 p.m., 9 School St., North Bennington.

LECTURE

Bennington College:
"From Domineering Mom to True Gender Self: The Clinical Management of Gender in Children" with Sahar Sadjadi, 7 to 8:30 p.m., CAPA Symposium, 1 College Drive, Bennington.



TUESDAY

ART

Merchants Green:
"The Clothesline Project," sponsored by the Bennington County Child Advocacy Center and PAVE, on display, North Street, Bennington.

COMMUNITY

Arlington Garden Club:
"Waking Up the Garden" with Greg Stork, 12:30 p.m., Arlington American Legion, 54 Legion Road, Arlington.

Bennington Free Library: BROC's Financial Capability Workshop, free, 10 a.m. to noon, 101 Silver St., Bennington. Register: 800-717-2762 ext. 142.

Hoosick Falls Senior Center: Card party day, 10:30 a.m.; crafts at 10 a.m., 69 Church St., Hoosick Falls, N.Y. Transportation available.

Small Business Networking Group: Group meeting, 9 a.m., Cafe Commons at Manchester Community Library, 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center. Join: meetup.com/Southern-VT-Entrepreneur-Small-Business- Networking-Group.

Story night:
Inspired by Moth radio hour on NPR, everyone has a story to tell, 7 p.m., Two Brews Cafe, 230 North St., Bennington. Information: Forest Byrd, forest.byrd@gmail.com.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

Bennington Peer Connection Support Group: Support group for people living with mental illness, where people learn from one another's experiences, share coping strategies and offer mutual encouragement and understanding, noon to 1:30 p.m., UCS, CRT Center, 316 Dewey St., Bennington.

Celebrate Recovery: Bennington Celebrate Recovery meets, all welcome, 6:30 p.m., Second Congregational Church, 115 Hillside St., Bennington. Every third Tuesday is a potluck event that starts at 5:45 p.m. Information: Peter and Pauline Grimes, 518-677-5414.

Grief Support Group: A confidential and free grief support group for any parent living with the death of a child (any age), 6 p.m., Second Congregational Church, 115 Hillside St., Bennington. Information: 802-688-4557.

NAMI VT: "In Your Own Voice," presentation provides detailed first-hand accounts from presenters living with mental illness about their stories and roads to recovery followed by a Q-and-A session, 5:30 p.m., Neighborhood Connections, 5700 VT-100, Londonderry.

Peer Support Group Meeting: NAMI Vermont Connection Recovery Support Group for individuals living with mental illness, noon, United Counseling Services, 316 Dewey St., Bennington.

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.

HISTORY

Manchester Community Library:
Manchester Memories with Shawn Harrington, 1 to 1:30 p.m., 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center.

KID STUFF

Cheney Library: S
tory Hour, 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.

Village School of North Bennington:
Bennington College students present a pop-up science museum, April 15 to 21. 4:40 to 8 p.m., live raptor talk on land use change, 6:30 p.m. 9 School St., North Bennington.

LECTURE

Bennington College:
Painter Byron Kim is the Adams Tillim lecturer, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Tishman Lecture Hall, 1 College Drive, Bennington.

Williams College: Christopher Bolton discusses "Giant Robots, Vampire Schoolgirls, and Other Serious Subjects: Writing About Japanese Anime," free, 4 p.m., Stetson Reading Room of Sawyer Library, 55 Sawyer Library Drive, Williamstown, Mass.



WEDNESDAY

COMMUNITY

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

HEALTH AND FITNESS

Brookdale Fillmore Pond:
Alzheimer's Education and Support Group, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 300 Village Lane, Bennington. Register: 802-447-7000.

Manchester Designer Outlets:
Move More Month free yoga class, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., Eileen Fisher store, 135 Depot St., Manchester Center.

Southern Vermont Health Care:
Qi Gong for cancer survivors and their support teams, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Conference Room C, 100 Hospital Drive, Bennington.

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.

KID STUFF

Manchester Community Library:
Staycation family film screening, 2 p.m., 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center.

Village School of North Bennington: Bennington College students present a pop-up science museum, April 15 to 21. 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Optics and Camera Making workshop, 10 a.m. 9 School St., North Bennington.



THURSDAY

ART

Southern Vermont College:
"The Clothesline Project," sponsored by the Bennington County Child Advocacy Center and PAVE, on display, Mansion Drive, Bennington.

COMMUNITY

Alliance Fair Trade Gifts:
Open hours, 11 to 5 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.

Friends of the Bennington Battle Monument:
Annual meeting with guest speakers Jonah Spivak and David Pitlyk, 7 p.m., Old First Church Barn, Monument Circle, Bennington.

Hoosick Falls Senior Center: Bingo, 12:45 p.m., 69 Church St., Hoosick Falls, N.Y. Transportation available.

North Adams Commons Nursing and Rehabilitation Center: Free pancake breakfast, 8 to 9:30 a.m., 175 Franklin St., North Adams. Reservations: 413-662-4403.

Yarncrafting Club: Bring your own knitting and crochet materials, 1 to 6 p.m., at McCullough Free Library, 2 Main St., North Bennington.

FILM

Williams College:
Earth Month film series screens "Arise," free, 7:30 p.m., Paresky auditorium, 39 Chapin Hall Drive, Williamstown, Mass.

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.

VNA & Hospice of the Southwest Region:
Bereavement support group, 11 a.m. to noon, Unitarian Universalist Church, 108 School St., Bennington.

KID STUFF

Manchester Community Library: Storytime followed by free play, 10:30 a.m., 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center.

Village School of North Bennington:
Bennington College students present a pop-up science museum, April 15 to 21. 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., 9 School St., North Bennington. Public Observing Night at Stickney Observatory, 8 p.m.

LECTURE

Bennington College:
Jane Lubchenco presents "Hope for People and the Ocean," 7:30 p.m., Tishman, 1 College Drive, Bennington.

Williams College: Geoffrey Stone, "Free Speech on Campus: A Challenge of Our Time," 7 p.m., Griffin Hall Room 3, 844 Main St.; Leo Golmakher presents "A Brief History of Primes," 4:15 p.m., Wege Auditorium in Thompson Chemistry, 47 Lab Campus Drive, Williamstown, Mass.

MUSIC

South Street Cafe: Live music with That Strange for your lunch hour, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., 105 South St., Bennington.



FRIDAY

ART

Bennington Town Office Lawn:
"The Clothesline Project," sponsored by the Bennington County Child Advocacy Center and PAVE, on display, 2025 South St., Bennington.

Salem Courthouse Community Center:
Jenny Hutchinson's exhibit "Dimensions of Space" opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m., 58 East Broadway, Salem, N.Y.

COMMUNITY

Hildene:
Open house for volunteers, 8:30 a.m., Lowerre Family Youth Education Building, 1005 Hildene Road, Manchester. Register: 802-367-7961.

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.

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

DANCE

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

Williams College: Contemporary Dance Ensemble presents "Celebration," 8 p.m., '62 Center for Theatre and Dance, 1000 Main St., Williamstown, Mass.

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

Manchester Community Library:
Makers club for everyone, STEAM-inspired experiments and tinkering based on science, technology, engineering, art and math, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center.

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.

Village School of North Bennington:
Bennington College students present a pop-up science museum, April 15 to 21. 2:30 to 7:30 p.m., 9 School St., North Bennington. Beer Science with Harvest Brewing, 8 p.m.

LECTURE

Bennington College:
Jane Lubchenco discusses "Science in a Post-Truth Word," 1 p.m., Dickinson 232, 1 College Drive, Bennington.

Williams College:
Leo Goldmakher presents "Structured Randomness in the Primes," 4:15 p.m., Wege Auditorium in Thompson Chemistry, 47 Lab Campus Drive, Williamstown, Mass.

LITERARY

Uptown Tunnel Coffee:
Tunnel City Coffee and WordXWord poetry reading, 6:30 p.m., 81 Spring St., Williamstown, Mass. Register to read: 413-884-6062.

MUSIC

Brandon Music:
Danika and the Jeb perform, $20, 7:30 p.m., 62 Country Club Road, Brandon.

Williams College: Talk with conductor Ronald Feldman, 7:15 p.m., Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall; Berkshire Symphony concert, 8 p.m., Chapin Hall, 62 Chapin Hall Drive, Williamstown, Mass.

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