Calendar Items Deadline
Friday at 10 a.m. is the deadline to submit items for the free calendar in the following week’s newspaper. Whenever possible, items should be submitted a week or more earlier than that to ensure timely publication.
Thursday April 21
WEST FORT ANN The West Fort Ann Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary is selling a variety of pies for Easter at $10 each, and $15 each for maple pies. Holiday logs, angel food cake filled with cool whip and either strawberries or pineapple, and dinner rolls also will be available. Orders will be ready for pick up on April 23 in Hudson Falls and West Fort Ann. Information/orders: Pat at 792-0157, or Valerie at 747-7400.
GREENWICH AREA The Tri-County Educational Office Personnel Assn. is accepting reservations for its Trip to Boston on Saturday, May 21. Pick-ups will be at 6 a.m. at Aviation Mall and 6:30 a.m. at the Wilton Mall. Cost: $40. Information/reservations: Rose Bain at 692-7864, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
GLENS FALLS Thursday, April 21, is the last day to see “Four Centuries of Still Life,” an exhibition from the Norton Museum of Art, that’s displayed at The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren Street in Glens Falls. Visit from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Information: 518-792-1761, or www.hydecollection.org.
Book Club Meets
GRANVILLE The Pember Book Club will meet at 1 p.m. on Thursday, April 21, at the Pember Library, 33 W. Main Street in Granville. Books by Nevada Barr will be discussed. Information: 642-2525.
WARREN COUNTY The American Red Cross will hold Blood Drives as follows: 1 to 6 p.m. Thursday, April 21, Glens Falls Civic Center, call 1-800-RED-CROSS; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 22, Warren County Health Services, 1340 Route 9, Lake George, call Dan Durkee, 761-6580; and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 26, SUNY Adirondack, 640 Bay Road, Queensbury, call Heather Charpentier, 743-2251.
WASHINGTON COUNTY The American Red Cross will hold Blood Drives from 1 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 21, at the Cambridge Area Rescue Service, 37 Gilbert Street, Cambridge, call 1-800-RED-CROSS, and 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, April 29, at Fort Ann High School, One Catherine Street, call 639-5594.
Story Hour, Crafts
SCHAGHTICOKE An Earth Day Story Hour and Kids Craft Activity will be held at 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 21, at the Arvilla E. Diver Memorial Library, 136 Main Street in Schaghticoke. Information: 518-753-4344, or www.diverlibrary.org.
Dr. Seuss’ Birthday
MIDDLETOWN SPRINGS The Rutland County Parent Child Center and Community Partners invite everyone to the Second Annual Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration from 4 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 21. Meet the Cat in the Hat and enjoy games, food, music, storytelling, movies, door prizes, and more. You’ll find this event at the Middletown Springs Elementary School, 15 Schoolhouse Road. Information: 802-775-9711, or 802-235-2365.
GRANVILLE St. Mary’s Church invites everyone to its annual, ecumenical Potluck Supper at 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 21, at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Granville. Following the supper, the Granville Presbyterians, Methodists and Baptists will host a 7 p.m. service at the Granville Methodist Church where everyone will be welcome.
MANCHESTER The Greater Manchester Arts Council and Equinox Village will host a Gallery Opening for Lee Krohn’s exhibition, “Perspectives on Life, Landscape, and Community,” at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 21. You’ll find this event at The Gallery at Equinox Village, 49 Maple Street in Manchester. Information: 802-362-4061.
Drawing at VFW
GRANVILLE VFW Post 1653 on North Street in Granville invites everyone to stop in and purchase a ticket for its weekly “Search for the Queen of Hearts” drawing that is held at 6 p.m. each Thursday at the post. Cost: $1 per ticket. The post is open each day from 9 a.m. to about 10 p.m. Information: 642-1599.
GRANVILLE Pat Oathout will teach the art of Quilling at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 21, at the Pember Library, 33 W. Main Street in Granville. Shape paper to make creative, decorative designs. Pre-registration is not required and materials will be provided. Information: 518-642-2525.
DORSET Anharad Edson will lead a series of classes on “Functional and Whimsical Clay Creations” from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursdays from April 21 through May 19 at The Long Trail School in Dorset. Cost: $120, including all materials. Pre-registration is requested with Renee Bornstein at 802-362-1199.
MANCHESTER Oliver Levis of the Earth Time Sky Community Farm in Manchester, Bob Schoenemann of Little Hawk Nursery in Pawlet, and Alan Benoit of Sustainable Design will make presentations on starting vegetables from seed, care of locally raised dwarf conifers, and building a cold-frame using reclaimed materials at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 21. You’ll find this free “Sustainable Living” series event at the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester. Information: 802-362-2200.
SARATOGA The Glens Falls-Saratoga Chapter of the Adirondack Mountain Club will host a “Get Ready for Summer” program at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 21, at Eastern Mountain Sports in Saratoga. Information: Marisa Christiano at 346-8775, or email email@example.com.
Dirt! The Movie
GREENWICH In celebration of Earth Day, “Dirt! The Movie” will be screened at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 21, in the Community Room at the Greenwich Free Library. This 80-minute documentary includes several local initiatives and common sense practices to protect and benefit the soil. The movie and a panel discussion to follow will be free and open to all. Also, the Greenwich Citizens Committee will hold its annual meeting, with light refreshments, at 6:30 p.m. before the movie. Information: Tracy at 518-692-8242, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
GLENS FALLS The Boston-based folk-acoustic trio, “Pesky J. Nixon,” will perform in concert from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, April 21, in the Community Room at the Crandall Public Library, 251 Glen Street in Glens Falls. Free and open to all. Information: www.crandalllibary.org.
Friday April 22
Softball, Skate Park
RUTLAND The Rutland Recreation Dept. is accepting registrations for softball for girls ages 3 to 5 and for Flip Side Skatepark day camps. Information/registration; 802-773-1822, Ext. 19, www.rutlandrec.com, or visit the Rutland Recreation Dept. at 39 E. Center Street. Also, the Skatepark will open on Saturday, May 21.
CASTLETON Reservations are requested by Friday, April 22, for the Castleton Chamber Singers presentation of “Night in New York,” an evening of dinner and entertainment, on Friday, April 29, in the Casella Theater at Castleton State College. Broadway and jazz favorites, regional Italian cuisine, and fine wines will be featured. A cocktail hour will start at 6:30 p.m. and dinner at 7:15 p.m. Cost: $55, $100 per couple, $500 table of eight. Information/reservations: 802-468-6033, or www.alumni.castleton/choir.
SCHUYLERVILLE From 2 to 7 p.m. on Earth Day, Friday, April 22, Hudson Crossing Park will hold an Electronics Recycling Day at the Hudson Crossing Play Garden, next to Lock 5, off Route 4, two miles north of Schuylerville. Televisions, fax machines, computers, stereos, etc. will be accepted at 35 cents per pound, of which 15 cents will go to support Hudson Crossing Park. Information: Marlene Bissell at 859-1462, or email email@example.com.
WHITEHALL American Legion Post 83 at 148 Main St. in Whitehall invites everyone to its Friday Fish Fry from 4 to 6:30 p.m. on April 22. This meal is served each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-2482.
HARTFORD The Hartford Fish and Game Club will host a Fish Fry from 4:30 to 7 p.m. on Friday, April 22, at its building on Route 196 in Hartford. Cost: $9 adults; $4 children. Everyone will be welcome.
Pizza at Elks
GREENWICH The Greenwich Elks Club on Route 40 South will offer Henderson’s Pizza every Friday night. In addition to pizza, the menu will include weekly specials such as mozzarella sticks, chicken wings, French fries, and more. Information/to order: 692-2061.
Earth Day Event
RUTLAND An Earth Day Celebration will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, April 22, at the Chaffee Art Center, 16 S. Main Street in Rutland. Music will be provided by Mihali Savoulidis and you’ll see the exhibit, “Human=Landscape: Aesthetics of a Carbon Constrained Future.” The first 50 attendees will receive an Earth Day-inspired gift. Information: 802-775-0356, or www.chaffeeartcenter.org.
Foster Care Film
RUTLAND Kingdom County Productions’ documentary about foster care in Vermont, “Ask Us Who We Are,” will be screened at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 22, at Rutland High School. This film explores the children’s search for family and a sense of belonging. Cost: $10 adults, $5 students, at the door. Information: 802-592-3190, or www.kingdomcounty.com.
MANCHESTER Chris Martenson will present his book, “The Crash Course,” at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 22, at the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester. Interpreting developing worldwide events and their interconnectedness is the focus of the book. Free and open to all. Information: 802-362-2200.
TINMOUTH The Long Trail School will host a free Contra Dance at 8 p.m. on Friday, April 22, at the Tinmouth Community Center on Route 140. Wear clean, soft-sole shoes. Refreshments will be provided and everyone will be welcome. Information: 235-2718, or www.longtrailschool.org.
Saturday April 23
GLENS FALLS/SARATOGA The Glens Falls-Saratoga Chapter of the Adirondack Mountain Club will offer paddling, walking, hiking, and a spring bird walk from Saturday, April 23, through Saturday, April 30. Information/details: www.akd-gfs.org, local chapter link “Outings Schedule.”
LAKE GEORGE The Lake George Half Marathon, 5K and Fun Run will be held on Saturday, April 23, in Lake George. Starting times will be 8 a.m., 8:15 a.m., and 9:45 a.m. respectively. Information/cost: www.lakegeorgehalf.com.
CAMBRIDGE The Battenkill Conservancy and the Clearwater Chapter of Trout Unlimited will hold a Highway Cleanup on Saturday, April 23. Meet at 9 a.m. at the rest stop on Route 313, near the state line. Hot coffee and doughnuts will be provided before the cleanup and a free barbecue will follow at lunchtime. Information: 518-677-2545, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
WELLS A Super Saturday Doubleheader Bingo event will be held on Saturday, April 23, at the Modern Woodmen of America Hall off Route 30 in Wells. Doors will open at 9 a.m. for the first super bingo that will benefit local churches, with a free lunch at 11 a.m. and more games at noon. Doors will open at 4 p.m. for a regular bingo to benefit the Young-at-Heart Senior Center, including a $1,000 coverall on the last game, and more bingo at 6 p.m. Admission: $35 both sessions, or only super bingo for $25 in advance, $30 at the door. Information: 802-645-0323, or Dan at 518-487-0397.
Doggie Walk Benefit
GLENS FALLS Dog owners are encouraged to bring their dogs to the Third Annual Canine Angels Doggie Walk to help “lick” cancer on Saturday, April 23, at the Murray Street Park in Glens Falls. Registration will start at 9 a.m. and the walk at 11 a.m. Demonstrations by the Warren County and state of New York police K9s, and dog care/obedience demonstrations by local breeders and trainers, will precede the walk. Contests and prizes, and dog photos, too. Cost: $5 per dog and owner, with proceeds benefiting Relay for Life. Information/advance registration: Amy at 518-798-9511, or email email@example.com.
GLENS FALLS The Farmers’ Market will be open from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 23, at Christ Church United Methodist in Glens Falls. Information: 518-792-0438, or www.gffma.com.
Market, Egg Hunt
WEST PAWLET The West Pawlet Ladies Auxiliary will host a Flea Market and Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 23, at the West Pawlet Fire House on Route 153. The market will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and the egg hunt will be held about 1 p.m. Offered will be pies for Easter, rolls, cookies and more; tables of lace for crafters, and tables for sports collectors. The kitchen will be open for breakfast and lunch, too. Information: Edna Winot at 802-645-0174.
ARLINGTON The St. James Mission Committee Bake Sale will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 23, in front of the Arlington Community House on Route 7A in Arlington. Homemade pies, cakes, cookies, brownies, jams, jellies and more will be offered.
SOUTH GLENS FALLS St. George Church at 55 Main St. in South Glens Falls invites everyone to a Flea Market from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 23. This market will be open each Saturday through April. Vendors may rent spaces at $10 each and proceeds from the rentals and food sales benefit the church’s expenses.
WASHINGTON COUNTY The Washington County Fiber Tour, a free family activity, will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, April 23 and 24. Meet alpacas, llamas, sheep and rabbits, visit farm shops, and see fiber demonstrations. Information/participating farms: 518-854-3680, or www.washingtoncountyfibertour.org.
GRANVILLE All children are invited to Fireside Stories about April showers at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 23, at the Pember Library, 33 W. Main Street in Granville. Information: 518-642-2525.
SCHUYLERVILLE Faith Chapel will host the Third Annual Great Schuylerville Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 23, at the Schuylerville Central Schools practice field (rain location, high school gymnasium). Egg hunts will begin at 11 a.m. for birth-age to age 4, 11:15 a.m. for children in grades kindergarten through 2, and 11:30 a.m. for grades 3 through 6. There’ll be a jump house, Daisy the Clown, and the Easter Bunny, too. Free. Information: www.fcschuylerville.com.
Family Fun Day
PAWLET A day of family fun will be offered from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 23, at the Mettawee Community Center on Route 30, about three miles south of Pawlet Village. Food, a bounce house, dog show, demonstrations, silent auction, and children’s activities will be featured. Proceeds will benefit the Hayes Foundation 2011 Odyssey of the Mind Team. Everyone will be welcome.
Egg Hunt, Baseball
BENNINGTON The Student Government Assn. will host its annual Peter Rabbit Egg Hunt at noon on Saturday, April 23, on the front lawn at the Everett Mansion at Southern Vermont College in Bennington (rain date noon, April 30). Also at noon on April 23, the college’s men’s baseball team will host Elms College in a double header. Both events will be free and open to all. Information: 802-447-6389, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
NORTH HOOSICK ADAPT will hold a Texas Hold’em Tournament Fundraiser for age 18 and older, with hosts Rick Ferrannini and Rick Tinkham, on Saturday, April 23, at the North Hoosick Fire Dept. on Route 22. Registration will start at 12:30 p.m. and games at 1 p.m. and advance registration is not required. Entry fee: $35, with $10 benefiting ADAPT that is planning an after-prom celebration for the Hoosick Falls Central School class of 2012. Refreshments will be for sale and there’ll be a 50/50 raffle. Information: 518-686-4664, or email email@example.com.
Egg, Scavenger Hunts
GRANVILLE The Mettowee Valley Church will host an Egg Hunt for younger children, and a Scavenger Hunt for older children, from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 23, at the Granville Elementary School off Quaker Street. Featured will be lots of prizes, candy, and live music.
Easter Egg Hunt
WEST HEBRON Children ages 1 through 10 are invited to an Easter Egg Hunt at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 23, on the lawn of the West Hebron United Presbyterian Church on Route 30. Bring a basket for this rain or shine event. Information: 854-3250.
Eater Egg Hunt
JOHNSONVILLE The annual Johnsonville Easter Egg Hunt will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 23, at the Johnsonville Fire House on River Road, rain or shine. Bring your camera for fun with the Easter Bunny, and there’ll be prizes and games, too. Information: 753-0315.
The Ten Commandments
RUTLAND The classic film, “The Ten Commandments,” starring Charlton Heston and Yvonne De Carlo, will be screened at 3 and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 23, at The Paramount Theatre in Rutland. Cost: $6 adults; $4 age 12 and younger.
F.D. Drawing, Bingo
GRANVILLE The Granville Hook and Ladder Fire Co. on Quaker Street invites everyone to participate in its Queen of Hearts Drawing at 6 p.m. on Saturdays. And, bingo will be held at 7 p.m. each Saturday, with few exceptions. Information: 642-2401.
MANCHESTER Melissa Coleman, the daughter of pioneering organic gardener Eliot Coleman, will present her book, “This Life is in Your Hands: One Dream, Sixty Acres, and a Family Undone,” at 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 23, at the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester. Information: 802-362-2200.
WEST FORT ANN The West Fort Ann Fire Co. and Ladies Auxiliary will be making pies for Easter. Cost: $10 and $15 for maple. Holiday logs are $10; dinner rolls are $5/doz. To order, phone 792-0157 or 747-7400. Pick-up is Saturday, April 23, 9 a.m.-noon at Valerie’s Hair Care, 221 Main St., Hudson Falls or 9:30- noon at the West Fort Ann Fire House, Joe Green Rd.
SALEM Jay Kerr will perform “Memories” at 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 23, at The Cabaret at Fort Salem Theater, 11 E. Broadway in Salem. Cost: $20, including coffee and dessert. Information/tickets: 518-854-9200, or www.fortsalemtheater.com.
Sunday April 24
GRANVILLE The Mettowee Valley Ecumencial Council will host an Easter Son-Risen Worship Service at 6:30 a.m. on Easter Sunday, April 24, at Veterans Park on Quaker Street in Granville. Everyone will be welcome. Information: Rev. Jim Peterson at 518-642-2245, or email JCPeterson@roadrunner.com.
CAMBRIDGE A traditional Easter Service will be held at 10 a.m. on Sunday, April 24, at the Cambridge United Presbyterian Church, 81 E. Main Street. Everyone will be welcome.
Story Time, Crafts
SCHAGHTICOKE In honor of Earth Day, the Diver Library at 136 Main Street in Schaghticoke will host a Story Time and Children’s Craft Activity from 4 to 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 24. Information: 518-753-4344, or www.diverlibrary.org.
Monday April 25
Talk at College
BENNINGTON Bennington College faculty member Donald Sherefkin will speak on “Architecture and the Shaping of Sustainable Processes” at 4:10 p.m. on Monday, April 25, in the East Academic Center, Room 2, at Bennington College. Free and open to all.
QUEENSBURY Freelance forensic artist Kristen Freeborn will speak on “Forensic Facial Identification” at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, April 25, in the Scoville Learning Center auditorium at SUNY Adirondack in Queensbury. Kristen will discuss how witness memory and recall are used for facial identification. Free and open to all, this presentation will last about one hour. Information: Joyce Miller at 518-743-2200, Ext. 2485.
GRANVILLE The Granville High School After-Prom Committee will host a Spaghetti Supper beginning at 5 p.m., with the last seating at 7 p.m., on Monday, April 25, at Bernardo’s Restaurant on Church Street in Granville. Cost: $5 eat in, $6 take out. Also, donations of money or prizes for the after-prom party will be appreciated, and parents of students attending the prom are encouraged to help chaperone. Information: School at 642-1051, or email Ann O’Brien at firstname.lastname@example.org, or Sue Kristoff at email@example.com.
Discussion at College
BENNINGTON Bennington College faculty member and co-creator and director of Quantum Leap, Susan Sgorbati, will moderate a discussion on “Post-Conflict Transitional Justice” at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 25. You’ll find this free event that’s open to all at the Barn, Room 100, on the Bennington College campus.
WW II Memorabilia
STILLWATER A World War II Show and Tell will be held at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 25, at the Stillwater Free Library. Bring any memorabilia that you have from this period, or just come and visit.
Tuesday April 26
ARLINGTON The Russell Collection of the Martha Canfield Library will host a “Reading Early American Handwriting” seminar with Curator Bill Budde from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 26, and again from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 7, at the library, 528 E. Arlington Road in Arlington. Information: 802-375-6153, or email Martha_Canfield_Lib@hotmail.com.
GRANVILLE An American Red Cross representative will speak on “Be Red Cross Ready” at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 26, at the Pember Library, 33 W. Main Street in Granville. Learn how to be prepared for disasters. Information: 518-642-2525.
HOOSICK FALLS ADAPT, a committee planning an after-prom celebration for the Hoosick Central School class of 2012, will meet from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 26, in the HFCS Elementary School library. Information: Cheryl Downing at 518-686-4664, or Maggie Middleton at 686-1599.
Book Club Meets
SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville Public Library Book Club will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 26, at the library, 52 Ferry Street. For discussion will be “The Glass Castle” by Jeannette Walls. Refreshments will be served. Information: Amanda at 518-695-6641.
Talk at College
BENNINGTON Michael Mandiberg, assistant professor of design and digital media at the College of Staten Island/CUNY, will speak at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 26, in the Tishman Lecture Hall at Bennington College. Michael also is co-author of “Digital Foundations: an Intro to Media Design.” Free and open to all.
Wednesday April 27
SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville Public Library will offer a free Story Hour at 10 a.m. on Wednesdays and Thursdays. A snack and themed craft will follow the story hour that’s open to babies and children of all ages. Information: Amanda at 695-6641.
HOOSICK FALLS The Northeast New York Safety Council will offer a five-hour, Pre-Licensing Driver Course at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 27, at the Hoosick Falls Health Center on Danforth Street. Cost: $40. Information/registration: Marla Nowak at 518-686-4854.
Native Plant Gardening
GREENWICH The Greenwich Garden Group will host Emily DeBolt with a program titled, “Grow Native: Gardening with Native Plants,” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 27, at the Greenwich Library. Emily is owner of the Fiddlehead Creek Native Plant Nursery on Route 40 in Hartford. Everyone will be welcome.
HOOSICK Scott Christianson will discuss the Underground Railroad and his book, “Freeing Charles: The Struggle to Free a Slave on the Eve of the Civil War,” at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 27, at the Hoosick Grange in Hoosick. Everyone will be welcome.
Comedian at Paramount
RUTLAND Comedian Brian Regan will perform at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 27, at the Paramount Theatre on Center Street in Rutland. Information/tickets: 802-775-0903, or www.paramountlive.org.
Thursday April 28
Craft, Bake Sale
GRANVILLE A Craft and Bake Sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, April 28, at the Old Orchard Nursing Centre on Route 40 in Granville. In addition to a variety of home-baked goods, offered will be handmade jewelry, pocketbooks, totes, pillows, blankets, and more. Proceeds will benefit the Resident Council Fund.
SCHUYLERVILLE An Archive Scanning Working Session will be held at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 28, at the Saratoga Town Hall in Schuylerville. Volunteers are needed to help the historian’s office to scan documents and photos in the historical archive. Free. Information: Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
ARLINGTON The Russell Collection of the Martha Canfield Library will host a “Preserving Family Heirlooms” seminar with Curator Bill Budde from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 28, and again from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 1, at the library, 528 E. Arlington Road in Arlington. Information: 802-375-6153, or email Martha_Canfield_Lib@hotmail.com.
SHUSHAN A Georgi meeting will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 28, in the Community Room at the Georgi on the Battenkill in Shushan. The 2011 schedule and attendees’ ideas will be discussed. Information: 854-3773, or email email@example.com.
GLENS FALLS Andrew and Noah VanNorstrand will perform a high-energy Folk Music Concert from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, April 28, at the Crandall Public Library, 251 Glen Street in Glens Falls. Free and open to all. Information: www.crandalllibrary.org.
SCHUYLERVILLE The Old Saratoga Historical Assn. will meet at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 28, at the Saratoga Town Hall in Schuylerville. The meeting topic will be “Farming Reminiscences” and you are encouraged to attend and share your memories of growing up or working on a farm. Free and open to all. Information: 584-4129, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday April 29
PITTSTOWN A Spring Rummage Sale will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday, April 29, and 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday the 30th, at the Pittstown Methodist Church Hall, just off Route 7. Look for a bag sale on Saturday, $2 per bag, and a food and bake sale, too. Offered will be clothing, household goods, toys, and more. Information: Viv at 663-5522.
CAMBRIDGE A clothing and household items Rummage Sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, April 29, and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday the 30th, in the Fellowship Hall at the Embury United Methodist Church, 41 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Proceeds will go toward local, national and international mission activities, with an emphasis on assisting women and children. Information: 518-677-3602, or www.emburyunited.weebly.com.
SCHAGHTICOKE The Charles Waldron American Legion Auxiliary 731 will serve a Friday Night Supper from 4 to 7 p.m. on April 29 at American Legion Post 731, 181 Lower Main St. in Schaghticoke. Cost: $8. This supper is served each Friday with few exceptions. Information: 518-753-4188.
GRANVILLE American Legion Post 323 on Columbus Street in Granville invites everyone to participate in its Queen of Hearts Drawing at 6 p.m. each Friday. Tickets will be available at the Post. Information: 642-1759.
GREENWICH The Hair of the Dog band will perform in concert on Friday, April 29, at the Greenwich Elks Club. Celtic, rock, folk and bluegrass music will be featured. Doors will open at 6 p.m., food will be available, and the concert will begin at 8 p.m. Cost: $15 per person, in advance only; tables of 10 available. Free taxi service will be provided within 10 miles, too. Information/tickets: Cindy at 638-6002, or the lodge at 692-2061.
GRANVILLE The Granville Junior/Senior High School SADD Chapter will host a Candlelight Vigil at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, April 29. This event will showcase the negative results of drunk driving, and recognize Alcohol Awareness Month. Meet at the track fence on Church Street in Granville. An open mike will follow a walk to enable community members to speak about their own experiences. Free refreshments will be provided, too.
STILLWATER Lyn-Miller Lachmann will present her book for young adults, “Gringolandia,” at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 29, at the Stillwater Free Library. This book depicts an immigrant teen’s struggle to reach his tortured father, and to find his place in the world. Free and open to all.
WHITEHALL Elks Lodge 1491 at 5 Elks Way in Whitehall will host Friday Night Bingo at 7 p.m. on April 29. Featured will be a $500 jackpot special. This bingo is held each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-1491.
MANCHESTER Renowned Vermont poet and author of eleven poetry collections Stephen Sandy will present his most recent work, “Overlook,” at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 29, at the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester. Free and open to all. Information: 802-362-2200.
Concert, Irish Dance
GREENWICH Hair of the Dog will perform in concert and there’ll be an Irish dance -from 7 to 11 p.m. on Friday, April 29, at the Elks Lodge on Route 40S in Greenwich. Information: 518-692-2347, or email email@example.com.
Comedy at Wood
GLENS FALLS The Glens Falls Community Theatre will stage the comedy, “Rumors,” at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 29 and 30, and 2 p.m. Sunday May 1, at the Charles R. Wood Theater in Glens Falls. Information/cost: 518-874-0800, or email gfcommunitytheatre.org.
BENNINGTON Senior students in the Bennington Dance Program will present the Bennington College Senior Dance Concert at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, April 29 and 30. You’ll find this free event that’s open to all in the Martha Hill Dance Theater at Bennington College.
RUTLAND Violinist Bella Hristova will perform in concert at 8 p.m. on Friday, April 29, at the Paramount Theatre on Center Street in Rutland. Information/tickets: 802-775-0903, or www.paramountlive.org.
Saturday April 30
GLENS FALLS/SARATOGA The Glens Falls-Saratoga Chapter of the Adirondack Mountain Club will offer hiking and walking activities from Saturday, April 30, through Tuesday, May 10. Information/details: www.akd-gfs.org, local chapter link “Outings Schedule.”
MIDDLETOWN SPRINGS The following will be held on Saturday, April 30, at the Middletown Springs Elementary School to benefit the Middletown Springs Elementary Odyssey of the Mind Team: 7 to 11 a.m., pancake breakfast, $6 adults, $4 ages 4 to 12, free 3 and younger; 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., basket raffle; and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., community yard sale, call Kathy Doyle at 802-235-2098 for spaces at $15 each. Also, pans of frozen meat and spinach lasagna will be available for sale at $20 and $18 respectively per pan.
HEBRON The East Hebron United Presbyterian Church on Route 22 in Hebron will hold a Basement Sale from 8 a.m. until sold out on Saturday, April 30. A wide range of items will be offered, all at half price, and there’ll be a $1 per bag clothing sale.
RUTLAND The Vermont Sports Medicine Center will host the 19th Annual 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, April 30, at 5 Albert Cree Drive in Rutland. Registration will be from 8 to 9:30 a.m., with the Kids Fun Run at 10 a.m. and the 5K Run/Walk to follow. Entry fees: 5K Run/Walk, $15 age 16 and older, $10 ages 10 to 15, $5 younger than 10, in advance; $20, $15 and $5 respectively on April 30. Refreshments will be available. Information: www.vsmc.org, and www.usaxc.com.
Antiques, Flea Market
GREENWICH A Spring Antiques Fair and Flea Market will be held from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 30, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 1, at the Washington County Fairgrounds in Greenwich. Parking will be free and admission $2 for adults, $1 senior citizens, and free 13 and younger. Information: 518-692-2464, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Vendor information: 518-331-5004, or email FairgroundShowsNY@aol.com.
Prescription take back
HOOSICK FALLS The community is invited to bring unused prescription drugs to the Hoosick Falls Village Police Dept. on “Prescription Take Back Day,” Saturday, April 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event is sponsored by the Hoosick Area Youth Center and Community Coalition. Information: 518-686-9050.
DORSET The Dorset Church at 143 Church Street, off Route 30, will hold an inside Rummage Sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 30 (outside sales begin at 8:30 a.m.). Offered will be children’s clothing and toys, women’s and men’s clothing, jewelry, linens, small appliances, and much more. Donations of clean, serviceable items will be accepted at the church from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 26 through 28. Information: 802-867-2260.
SCHAGHTICOKE The Arvilla E. Diver Memorial Library at 136 Main Street in Schaghticoke will hold its Spring Cleanup from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 30. Volunteers will do garden work, rake, clean indoors, and more. Sign in at the library desk and bring any tools you plan on using, or that others may be able to use. Information: Email email@example.com.
MANCHESTER Kung-fu Master Wang Rengang will demonstrate the Chinese martial art of Da Cheng Chuan from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 30, at the Grange Hall on School Street in Manchester. Information/registration: Rich Marantz at 802-645-1960, or www.GreenMountainTaichi.com.
Spring Open House
GLENS FALLS The Shirt Factory Assn. will hold its 2011 Spring Open House from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, April 30 and May 1, at the historic Shirt Factory Building, Lawrence and Cooper streets in Glens Falls. Visit the studios, shops and galleries, see craft demonstrations, and participate in the new scavenger hunt. There’ll be free acupuncture and chair massage available, too. Information: 518-824-1290, or www.shirtfactorygf.com.
BENSON The Grade 8 Basket Raffle will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 30, at the Benson Village School, 32 School Street. Proceeds will benefit the class trip to Washington, D.C., in May. Donations will be appreciated, too.
WHITEHALL The Sons of the American Legion will hold a Chicken Barbecue from noon until sold out on Saturday, April 30, at American Legion Post 83, 148 Main Street in Whitehall. Cost: $8. Also, free delivery will be available within the village limits. Information/orders: 499-2482.
CAMBRIDGE A free Chicken and Biscuit Community Dinner will be served from noon to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 30, at the handicap accessible First Baptist Church on W. Main Street in Cambridge. Takeouts will be available at 1 p.m. if food still is available. Information: Bev at 677-3327, or the church at 677-5487.
POULTNEY The Episcopal Ministry Center at 84 Church St, Poultney celebrates its 5th anniversary with a Community Breakfast from 8-10 a.m. featuring farm-fresh eggs, sausage and homemade biscuits in family-style atmosphere for $1.00 per person, with kids 14 and under free. Sponsored by Episcopalians in the Slate Valley Region.
High School Art
GLENS FALLS The 20th Annual Regional Juried High School Art Exhibition will open from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 30, at The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren Street in Glens Falls. Information: 518-792-1761, or www.hydecollection.org.
RUTLAND The 1946 movie, “The Best Years of Our Lives,” starring Dana Andrews and Virginia Mayo, will be screened at 3 and 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 30, at the Paramount Theatre on Center Street in Rutland. Cost: $6 adults; $4 age 12 and younger. Information: www.paramountvt.org.
FORT EDWARD The Hartford-based Bluebillies band will perform at a 7 p.m. Gospel Jam on Saturday, April 30, at the Little Theater on the Farm, 27 Plum Road in Fort Edward. There’ll be a 50/50 raffle, refreshments will be available, and donations will be appreciated. Information: 518-632-5026, or www.littletheater27.com.
MANCHESTER Julia Spencer-Fleming will present her eventful novel of love, crime and salvation, “One Was a Soldier,” at 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 30, at the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester. This book is set in the Adirondack town of Miller’s Kill. Information: 802-362-2200.
MIDDLETOWN SPRINGS The annual Country Show will be presented at 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 30, at the Middletown Springs Fire House. Cost: $6 adults; $2 children; free 5 and younger. There’ll be a 50/50 raffle, too, and refreshments will be available, with proceeds benefiting the Volunteer Fire Dept. and Ladies Auxiliary. Information: 235-2347.
New Orleans Jazz
TINMOUTH Vermont-based E-Jazz will perform New Orleans jazz standards at 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 30, at the Old Firehouse Stage on Route 140 in Tinmouth. Cost: $9 donation at the door. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and refreshments will be available for sale. Information: Colleen at 802-414-0011 or 802-446-3457, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Art Gala, Sale
CAMBRIDGE An Art Gala and Sale will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 30, at Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Local artists will offer six-inch by eight-inch pieces of art for $133 each. Names will be drawn from a hat to see who gets to pick first. Admission: $10, including appetizers and desserts, with a cash bar. Information: 518-677-2495, or www.hubbardhall.org.
1940s Music Concert
HUDSON FALLS Con Brio Performing Arts will present “Starlight and Moonbeams,” a concert of mostly 1930s and 1940s music, at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 30, at the Hudson River Music Hall, 122 Main Street in Hudson Falls. Cost: $10 adults; $5 students. Reservations: 677-3476, or email Dbchorale@aol.com. Information: www.conbrioperformingarts.com.
SALEM Broadway musical star Teri Ralston will perform at 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 30, at The Cabaret at Fort Salem Theater, 11 E. Broadway in Salem. Cost: $20, including coffee and dessert. Information/tickets: 518-854-9200, or www.fortsalemtheater.com.
Sunday May 1
JOHNSONVILLE The Johnsonville Rescue Squad at 4 River Road invites everyone to a Pancake/French Toast Breakfast from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, May 1. Cost: $6 adults; $3 ages 5 to 12. Information: 753-9549.
CAMBRIDGE An all-you-can-eat Breakfast Buffet will be served from 8 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, May 1, at American Legion Post 634, 210 Route 22 in Cambridge. This breakfast is served on the first Sunday each month, with few exceptions, and
everyone will be welcome.
QUAKER SPRINGS The Quaker Springs Fire Dept. and Auxiliary invite everyone to a Chicken Barbecue from noon to 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 1, at the fire house on Blodgett Road. Takeouts will be available. Cost: $8 adults; $4 ages 6 to 12; free 5 and younger. Reservations are required at 584-3829, or 584-2758.
GREENWICH The Greenwich Interfaith Group will host the Annual Crop Walk at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 1, at the Mowry Park gazebo in Greenwich. Registration will be at 1:30 p.m. and there’ll be three walking routes. Free carry-all bags will be provided to all participants and proceeds will benefit World Church Services and the Greenwich Food Bank. Information: 518-692-2731.
WELLS The Section Eight Ryders will host a Basket Party Fundraiser to help 47-year-old Bernice Petty with her medical bills on Sunday, May 1, at the Modern Woodmen of America Hall off Route 30 in Wells. Doors will open at 2 p.m., with drawings starting at 4 p.m. Donations of basket and raffle items for this event will be appreciated, and there’ll be a 50 cents-per-scoop buffet. Information: Jan at 518-642-1814, or Emma at 642-9051.
Ham and Bean Dinner
GRANVILLE The Raceville United Methodist Church invites everyone to a Ham and Bean Dinner from 4 to 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 1, at the Raceville Community Center off Route 22 on Butler Road in Granville. Cost: $9 adults; $5 ages 5 to 12; free 4 and younger.
BENNINGTON Chili’s Grill and Bar Restaurant in Bennington will donate 10 percent of sales from patrons who bring in an ADAPT flyer from 4 to 10 p.m. on Sunday, May 1, to ADAPT for the after-prom party of the Hoosick Falls Central School class of 2012. Flyers are available at 518-686-4684, or e-mail email@example.com.
Pasta and Puccini
SARATOGA SPRINGS The Friends of Opera Saratoga and Opera Saratoga will host “Pasta and Puccini,” and event featuring the tastes and sounds of Italy, at 5 p.m. on Sunday, May 1, at the Saratoga National Golf Club in Saratoga Springs. Cost: $80. Reservations: www.operasaratoga.org/events.php. Information: Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monday May 2
Editor at SUNY
QUEENSBURY The SUNY Adirondack Writers Project will present Editor Pat Towers at 12:30 p.m. on Monday, May 2, in the Miller Auditorium on SUNY’s Bay Road campus in Queensbury. Pat has been associated with the New York Times Book Review, Vanity Fair, Mirabella, O, and Oprah Magazine. Free and open to all. Information: J. Courtney Reid at 743-2200, Ext. 2213, or e-mail email@example.com.
Tuesday May 3
SHUSHAN Janine Thomas will lead a series of Painting Technique classes from 2:30 to 5 p.m. on Tuesdays, May 3 through 24, at The Georgi on the Battenkill in Shushan. Cost: $60. Information/registration: 518-854-3773, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
GLENS FALLS The AdiRUNdack 5K Trail Race Series and 20K Challenge will be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, May 3, 10, 17 and 24 at Cole’s Woods, Glens Falls Family YMCA, in Glens Falls. Information/cost: www.adirondackrunners.org.
POULTNEY The Ladies Auxiliary will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 3, at American Legion Post 39, 689 Granville Street in Poultney. The Sons of the American Legion will meet at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 5, and the regular Legion meeting will be 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 12. Information: 802-287-5229.
GLENS FALLS The 200-member Adirondack Voices will present its spring concert, “Verdi’s Requiem,” at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 3, at Christ Church United Methodist in Glens Falls. Information/cost: 518-793-2620.
Thursday May 5
QUEENSBURY A Spring Book Sale will be held on Thursday and Friday, May 5 and 6, at the Senior Center in Queensbury. Information/time: 518-761-8224, or www.seniorsonthego.org.
Dining for Lake
LAKE GEORGE A “Dine for the Lake” event will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, May 5, at the Adirondack Pub and Brewery in Lake George Village. Say you’re there for the Lake George Land Conservancy.
Sandy Hill Days
HUDSON FALLS A planning meeting for Sandy Hill Days in September will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 5, in the Boardroom at the Hudson Falls Village Hall. The public is invited to help plan this event.
Friday May 6
LAKE GEORGE The New York State World of Beauty Pageant will be held Friday through Sunday, May 6 to 8, at the Tiki Resort in Lake George. For all ages, babies to older than 40. Times/cost: 1-877-596-9152.
GLENS FALLS Joyce Miller will lead a Street Tweets Basic Birding activity from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday, May 6 and 13, at Red Fox Books in Glens Falls. Identify local birds. Information: 518-793-5352, or www.redfoxbookstore.com.
Saturday May 7
LAKE GEORGE An indoor “Fleeing Flea Market” will be held from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 7, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday the eighth, at The Forum in Lake George. Crafters and vendors will be on hand, and there’ll be a garage sale and children’s activities. Information/cost: 518-668-2200, or www.lakegeorgeforum.net.
Pitch, Hit, Run
GLENS FALLS The Glens Falls Golden Eagles will host a free Pitch, Hit and Run event for ages 7 to 14 at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 7, at East Field in Glens Falls. Featured will be four levels of competition. Information: 518-223-0820, or www.glensfallsgoldeneagles.com.
QUEENSBURY A Kid’s Consignment Exchange will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 7, at the Adirondack Sports Complex in Queensbury. Like new and gently used children’s items will be offered. Information: 518-743-1086, or www.adksc.com.
GLENS FALLS A family activity day, “Decoupage Flower Pots,” will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 7, at the Chapman Historical Museum in Glens Falls. Information/cost: 518-793-2826, or www.chapmanmuseum.org.
Movie for Families
HOOSICK FALLS The ADAPT group will host a Movie Night for children in grades kindergarten through 6 and their families from 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 7, in the auditorium at the Hoosick Falls Central School Junior-Senior High School. Screened will be the animated film, “Tangled.” Food and drink will be for sale and all children must be accompanied by an adult. Information/to donate to ADAPT for the class of 2012 after-prom party, e-mail email@example.com.
Sunday May 8
GLENS FALLS The Glens Falls Symphony Orchestra will present “The Towering Tchaikovsky” at 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 8, at Glens Falls High School. Information/cost: 518-793-1348, or www.gfso.org.
Monday May 9
QUEENSBURY The Farmers’ Market will be open from 3 to 6 p.m. on Monday, May 9, at Elks Lodge 81 on Cronin Road in Queensbury. Information: 518-792-0438, or www.gffma.com.
Tuesday May 10
MANCHESTER Erin Carlson Mast, director of President Lincoln’s Cottage in Washington, D.C., will speak at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 10, in the Beckwith Room at Hildene in Manchester. Free and open to all. Information: Stephanie at 802-367-7960, or e-mail Stephanie@hildene.org.
Wednesday May 11
PITTSFORD Cat owners are encouraged to drop their cats off at the Rutland County Humane Society in Pittsford for same-day, low-cost spaying/neutering at the Vermont Companion Animal Neutering Clinic in Middlesex, Vt.. Rabies shots also will be provided and the round-trip transportation will be free. Dates for this service are May 11 and June 22. Prior registration is required at 802-483-6700. Information: www.rchsvt.org, or www.vt-can.org.
GLENS FALLS Timothy Weidner will speak on “Stoddard’s Perspective on Damming the Hudson” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 11, at the Chapman Historical Museum in Glens Falls. Free and open to all. Information: www.chapmanmuseum.org.
Thursday May 19
Foster Care Film
BENNINGTON Kingdom County Productions’ documentary about foster care in Vermont, “Ask Us Who We Are,” will be screened at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 19, at the Bennington Museum, 75 Main Street, Route 9. This film explores the children’s search for family and a sense of belonging. Cost: $10 adults, $5 students, at the door. Information: 802-592-3190, or www.kingdomcounty.com.
Thursday June 2
Sandy Hill Days
HUDSON FALLS A planning meeting for Sandy Hill Days in September will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 2, in the Boardroom at the Hudson Falls Village Hall. The public is invited to help plan this event.
Thursday July 7
Sandy Hill Days
HUDSON FALLS Planning meetings for Sandy Hill Days in September will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 7 and 21, in the Boardroom at the Hudson Falls Village Hall. The public is invited to help plan this event.
Thursday August 4
Sandy Hill Days
HUDSON FALLS Planning meetings for Sandy Hill Days on Friday and Saturday, September 9 and 10, will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 4 and 18, in the Boardroom at the Hudson Falls Village Hall. The public is invited to help plan this event.
WASHINGTON COUNTY FARMERS’ MARKETS
Cambridge, Cambridge Freight Yard, East Main Street, behind Hubbard Hall, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays through mid October, contact Fran Morrison, 261-1877, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fort Edward, Broadway Lanes parking lot, Route 4, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fridays June through October, contact Linda Gifford, 792-0198.
Granville, downtown Granville, 2 to 5 p.m. Mondays, June through October, contact Bob Andersen, 854-3750.
Greenwich, Main Street (former IGA parking lot), 2 to 5:30 p.m. Thursdays, June through October, contact Bob Andersen, 854-3750.
Hudson Falls, Sutherland Farms, Lower Dix Avenue, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays, June through October, contact Linda Gifford, 792-0198.
Salem, Salem Park, Main Street, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, May through October, contact Bob Andersen, 854-3750.
Whitehall, Boulevard Park, 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesdays, June through October, contact Bob Andersen, 854-3750.
SARATOGA COUNTY FARMERS’ MARKETS
Ballston Spa, Wisnal Park, Front Street, 3 to 6 p.m. Thursdays, 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays, mid June through September, contact Cyndi Pastore, 885-6693.
Burnt Hills, Dollar General Plaza parking lot, Route 50, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, May through October, contact Gary Janssen, 384-0526.
Clifton Park, St. George’s Church, Route 146, 2 to 5 p.m. Thursdays, July through October, www.saratogafarmersmarket.org.
Gansevoort, Village Park, 3 to 6 p.m. Thursdays, June through October, contact Linda Gifford at 792-0198.
Greenfield, Middle Grove Park, 4 to 7 p.m. Fridays, late June through early September, contact Ron Deutsch, 469-6769.
Saratoga Springs, High Rock Park, 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, May through October, www.saratogafarmersmarket.org.
Saratoga Springs, Saratoga Hospital, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursdays, through October.
South Glens Falls, Village Park, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays, June through October, contact Linda Gifford, 792-0198.
Waterford, Waterford Harbor Promenade, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays, June through mid October, contact Mary Stalker, 665-8344.