The Beyond Gallery: "Textures," a group art show, 4 to 8 p.m., 437 Main St., Bennington.
Manchester Community Library: Six-week beginner Mah-Jongg lessons, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center. Space is limited, register by calling Lynn at 954-253-0547 or email her at email@example.com.
FOOD AND SHELTER
Bennington County Meals on Wheels: Cafe open 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Bennington Senior Center, 124 Pleasant St., Bennington.
Northshire Bookstore: Storytime, 10:30 a.m., 4869 Main St., Manchester.
Northshire Bookstore: Adelia Moore, "Being the Grownup: Love, Limits, and the Natural Authority of Parenthood," 6 p.m., 4869 Main St., Manchester.
Mount Anthony Union High School: The Drama Club presents "Mary Poppins," $8, 7 p.m., 301 Park St., Bennington. Tickets: mauhsvt.booktix.com.
Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning: Collage Painting workshop, $60, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Long Trail School, 1045 Kirby Hollow Road, Dorset.
Northshire Bookstore: Third Annual Cookie Bake-Off Competition to benefit the Community Food Cupboard, $5 tasting tickets, $20 entry, 2 p.m.; bakers arrive at 12:30 p.m., 4869 Main St., Manchester Center.
Manchester Community Library: "The New Yorker" discussion group, 4 to 6 p.m., 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center. Register: bit.ly/mclnewyorker.
Northshire Bookstore: Matt Tavares, "Dasher," 11 a.m., 4869 Main St., Manchester.
Jamaica Community Arts Council: Rusty DeWees delivers an old-time traditional evening of entertainment with iconic Vermont humor, $25, 7 p.m., Jamaica Town Hall, 3735 VT-30, Jamaica.
Stone Valley Arts at Fox Hill: Drop off date for artists participating in the Small Works Show, Nov. 12 - Dec. 8; drop off between 1 to 4 p.m., 145 E. Main St., Poultney.
Connections: Bringing the Sacred into Everyday Life workshop, $45, 2 to 5 p.m., at the Arlington Community House, 3854 Main St., Arlington.
West Pawlet Volunteer Fire Department: Pancake breakfast, $10 ages 12 and up, $5 ages 5-11, 7:30 to 11 a.m., 2806 Route 153, West Pawlet.
Northshire Bookstore: Kate Esme Unver, "The Book of Mini: Inside the Big World of Tiny Things," 2 p.m., 4869 Main St., Manchester Center.
Manchester Veterans of Foreign Wars: Wreath laying ceremony, 10:45 a.m., 280 Depot St., Manchester.
Dorset Players: Directors' meeting, 6:30 p.m., 104 Cheney Road, Dorset. RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Manchester Community Library: Manchester Community Library, Burr and Burton Academy, Maple Street School host Parlez-vous Francais? French conversation group, 5:45 to 6:45 p.m., Cafe Commons, 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center.
HEALTH AND FITNESS
Heart of the Village Yoga: Yoga for 12-Step Recovery, $10 suggested donation, 6:15 to 7:45 p.m., 3556 Main St., Manchester Village. Register: heartofvillageyoga.com/events.
Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning: Ralph S. Clem to talk about the contentious relationship between Russia and NATO, $22, 5:30 p.m., at Manchester Community Library, 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center. Register: greenmtnacademy.org.
HEALTH AND FITNESS
VNA & Hospice of the Southwest Region: Blood Pressure/Foot Care Clinic, 1:30 p.m., Manchester office.
Friends of the West River Trail, the Londonderry Arts and Historical Society and the Weston Historical Society: "Freedom and Unity, The Vermont Movie," donations appreciated, 7 to 8:30 p.m., South Londonderry Railroad Depot, Route 100, South Londonderry.
HEALTH AND FITNESS
Yoga: Led by Irene Cole, bring your own mat, $5-$10 suggested donation, 8:30 to 9:40 a.m., Manchester Community Library, 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester.
Manchester Community Library: "Pesticide-Free Communities — What in the World is Happening?," 6:30 p.m., 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center.
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