BENNINGTON - The next "Gathering of the Grandmothers" will be on Sunday, Jan. 6, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, which is located at 108 School Street. The focus will be "Gifts from Our Ancestors." New women are always welcome. The cost is $15-20 per woman. Gathering the Grandmothers is a monthly circle happening in several locations in Vermont, which has been created to elevate the status of female elders. Contact Teresa King at teresaking1 @live.com or 518-854-3313.