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Weekly conversations in French at library
MANCHESTER — French teachers Lizzy Lindenberg and Michelle Emery will lead weekly conversations in French at the Manchester Community Library.
The group will meet on Tuesdays from 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. for six weeks starting March 3. Drop-ins are welcome. The meetings are free and open to the public.
Each meeting will be theme-based; themes will include French music, video clips, poetry, game night, and cheese. Those with an intermediate to advanced skill level will feel most comfortable; beginners are welcome to listen and absorb until they are able to join the conversation.
Folk group plays Sparkle Barn
WALLLINGFORD — The Vermont folk music group Cricket Blue will be giving a live performance from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, March 21.
Laura Heaberlin and Taylor Smith are Cricket Blue, which Seven Days called "indie folk with soul and intellect."
Tickets are $15 and are available through the Sparkle Barn's website. This event will be in the second floor event room, which is not handicap accessible. Seating is not reserved, so please arrive early. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.The Sparkle Barn is located at 1509 Route 7 in Wallingford.
For more information, log on to www.cricketbluemusic.com.
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Weekly menu for Meals on Wheels
The weekly menu for Bennington County Meals on Wheels: Monday, Feb. 24: BBQ Pull Pork on a Roll, Egg Noodles, Green Beans, Coleslaw, Fruited Yogurt. Tuesday, Feb. 25: Chicken Marsala, Rice Pilaf, Broccoli Casserole, Whole Wheat Bread, Tossed Salad, Fruit Cup. Wednesday, Feb. 26: Hot Dog on Roll, Baked Beans, Stewed Tomatoes, 4-Bean Salad, Mandarin Oranges. Thursday, Feb. 27: Seafood Salad Plate, Cottage Cheese, Broccoli Salad, Whole Wheat Bread, Peaches. Friday, Feb. 28: CAF CLOSED - Grilled Cheese, Tomato Soup, Mixed Beans, Cabbage Salad, Pineapple. Menu is subject to change without notice due to product availability and nutritionist discretion.
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