MANCHESTER >> Bridge players are invited to register with the Southern Vermont Arts Center for a ACBL sanctioned duplicate game to be held Aug. 29 at Ekwanok Country Club in Manchester. Masterpoints will be awarded. A registration fee of $75 covers both bridge and lunch. Participation is limited to 120 players, on a first come basis. Andy Avery and Linda Brockob will be directing.

In tune with the theme, "The Art of Dining," participants will be able to bid on delicious fare from a variety of area restaurants, with proceeds from the auction benefiting the Arts Center. Contributions will be tax deductable, and will support children's art programs at the Center.

Doors will open at 8:30 a.m. Aug. 29, with play beginning at 9 a.m. To register, visit the SVAC website at or for further information, contact the Arts Center at 802-367-1302 or Chairman Debbie Wight at 802-867-4246.