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Veterans' Home car show on Father's Day weekendBENNINGTON — The Vermont Veterans' Home and the State Line Car Club will hold a Father's Day weekend car show from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on June 15. All are invited to show off your automobile or to enjoy the afternoon with a host of great vehicles on display. Admission is free.Parking is available either in the employee parking lots behind the main building or at the state office building. The Vermont Veterans' Home is located at 325 North St., Bennington. The rain date is June 16.Monthly dance circle to be held June 21BENNINGTON — Nataraja, a monthly gathering for the local dance community, will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on June 21 at The Yoga Place, 532 Main St., Bennington. Note that this is the last dance circle until September.Nataraja was created out of a desire from and for dancers of any shape, size and ability to have a safe and fun place to find their artistic expression. Talking is kept to a minimum. Please bring your water bottle, and, please, no alcohol or mind-altering substances. Each person is encouraged to make a $5 donation, with the proceeds to be donated to Greater Vermont Trivia Night at Community LibraryMANCHESTER — Enjoy a fun night of Vermont trivia at the Manchester Community Library from 7 to 9 p.m. on June 18. You and your team of up to four people will compete for prizes and test your knowledge of the Green Mountain State as well as local trivia. There will be six rounds of questions, with one round devoted to Manchester Depot trivia.The event is hosted by Manchester Community Library and Manchester Historical Society, in partnership with Vermont Historical Society, and is free and open to the public. Space is limited; pre-register your team (a team can be be made up of one to four people) by emailing events@mclvt.org or calling Cindy at 802-549-4577 with the name of your team and the names of your team members.West Mountain Inn holds Music NightsARLINGTON — Now through Aug. 21, the West Mountain Inn in Arlington will hold its annual summer Wednesday Woodfired Pizza and Music Nights series.With a lineup of local live music and woodfired pizza buffet, these a family friendly evenings are open to the public with no cover charge.The lineup for the summer is: June 19, Mowgil Gianitti; June 26, Lorie Dehimer; July 3, Beyond Further; July 10, William Seeders Mosheim; July 17, Pass'in Thru; July 24, Hale Mountain Pickers; July 31, Acoustic Crush; Aug. 7, Freddi Shehadi; Aug. 14, Flight Risk; and Aug. 21, Out of the Hat.Dining will be on the lawn in good weather, or in the Barn if it rains. Woodfired pizza buffet with salad, cookies, brownies and lemonade is $18. Beer, wine and cocktails are available. West Mountain Inn is located at 144 West Mountain Inn Road.For more information, call 802-375-6516 or email info@westmountaininn.com.Garden Club holds flower design eventARLINGTON — At 2 p.m. on June 18, the Arlington Garden Club will welcome Valerie Cleary, from the Vermont Judges Council. The public is invited to "Making a Winning Flower Design" at the Arlington American Legion. Interested in joining this vibrant community club? Contact Pat Williams at 802-375-1223. For the entire calendar of events, visit arlingtongardenclubvt.webs.com. Fire department seeks vendors for flea marketWEST PAWLET — West Pawlet Volunteer Fire Department and Ladies Auxiliary will kick off summer with a townwide tag sale, giant raffle, chicken barbecue, flea market and food sale on July 6. While town residents offer their yard sales, the West Pawlet Fire House, located at 2806 VT Route 153 (Main Street), will open its doors and fire up the grills from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Vendor spaces are available for crafts, collectibles, seasonal gifts and flea market items at a prepaid, non-refundable price of $10 per inside table and $15 for a limited number of outside 10-by-10-foot spaces until June 30. Unreserved tables can be rented for $15 and outside booth space for $20 from July 1 through the day of the sale. Call Anne at 802-362-2682 to reserve a space; for general information, call JoAnne at 802-645-0244.

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