Community Calendar 5/12/11

T hursday May 12

 

Birdhouse Building

RUPERT The Merck Forest and Farmland Center on Route 315 in Rupert is requesting early registrations for a Birdhouse Building Workshop from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 14. Learn more about birds as you build a birdhouse. Cost: $5 per birdhouse for members, $8 non-members.  Information/registration: 802-394-7836, or www.merckforest.org.

 

Developmental Screening

CASTLETON Parents are asked to make an appointment by Thursday, May 12, for the annual Developmental Screening for Castleton and Hubbardton children, infant through age 5, that will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday, May 17 and 18, at the Castleton Elementary School off Route 30. Information/appointments: 802-468-5624.

 

Head Start

BENNINGTON The North Bennington Head Start at Two Park Street will hold an Open House from 4 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 12. Children who will be at least age 3 by August 31, 2011, are eligible to be enrolled for the upcoming school year. Information: Shannon VanderWoude at 442-3686, Ext. 232.

 

Roast Beef

GRANVILLE The handicap accessible North Granville United Methodist Church on Route 22 invites everyone to a Roast Beef Supper at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 12. Cost: $9 adults; $4 ages 3 to 10; free younger than 3. Information: 632-5182.

 

Card Making

GRANVILLE A free Card Making Class will be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 12, at the Pember Library, 33 W. Main Street in Granville. Come make cards to donate to local senior centers. Information: 518-642-2525.

 

Rummage Sale

GRANVILLE The Sylvan Star-Skenesborough Chapter 122 Rummage Sale scheduled for this weekend has been postponed. A new date will be announced.

 

Surveying Barns

EAST HEBRON The Hebron Preservation Society will host William Krattinger with a PowerPoint presentation on “Surveying the Early Barns of Washington County” at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 12, at the East Hebron Presbyterian church, south of Granville at 6559 Route 22 in East Hebron. Free and open to all and refreshments will be served. Also, a business meeting will precede the program at 7 p.m. Information: 518-642-3465.

 

Sondheim Musical

CAMBRIDGE The  Theatre Company at Hubbard Hall will present Stephen Sondheim’s musical, “Merrily We Roll Along,” at 8 p.m. on Thursday, May 12 (pay what you will rehearsal), at Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Additional performances will be at 8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, May 13 and 14, 20 and 21, 27 and 28, and June 3 and 4; 3 p.m. Sundays, May 15, 22 and 29; and 2 p.m. Saturday, June 4. Cost: $22 members; $25 non-members; $15 students and children. Information/tickets: 518-677-2495, or www.hubbardhall.org.

 

Friday May 13

 

Music Week

MANCHESTER The Manchester Music Festival is accepting registrations for its 25th Annual Music Education Week that will run Monday through Friday, July 18 to 22. Children ages 6 to 18 can try out a new instrument, or continue lessons with their current instrument. Cost: $25, plus instrument rental as needed, additional $25 to $30. The application deadline is July 4. Information/registration: 802-362-1956, or www.mmfvt.org.

 

Cooking Camp

MANCHESTER The Greater Rutland Asian Studies Project is accepting registrations for its “Taste of Asia” cooking and culture camp that will run from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, July 25 to 29, at the Maple Street School in Manchester. For students entering grades 7 through 9 in the fall. Cost: $50. Information/registration: Sandi Hedman at 802-362-1459.

 

Silent Retreat

GREENWICH Christ the King Spiritual Life Center in Greenwich is accepting reservations for “Be Still and Know,” a silent retreat for “talkative” women, that will be held Wednesday through Friday, May 25 to 27. Information/cost: Brenda at 518-692-9550, or www.ctkcenter.org.

 

Summer Camps

HOOSICK FALLS The Hoosick Area Youth Center and Community Coalition is accepting registrations for its 2011 Summer Enrichment Camps for children in kindergarten through grade 6 from Hoosick Falls and neighboring communities. Themed camps will run in July and August. Information/registration: 518-686-9050, or www.hoosickyouth.org.

 

Dance Camp

SARATOGA SPRINGS The National Museum of Dance is accepting registrations for its “For the Love of Dance” children’s summer camp with Leslie Kettlewell. Classes will be held July 12 to 14, and 19 to 22, for ages 3 through 7. Information/registration: Sue Edwards at 518-584-2225, Ext. 3009, or www.dancemuseum.org.

 

Rummage Sale

WELLS The Wells United Methodist Church on the green in Wells will hold a Spring Rummage Sale on Friday, May 13, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Saturday, May 14, from 9 a.m. to noon.  Clothing, shoes, accessories, flea market items, crafts and more will be offered. Friday special: tomato plant and house plant sale. Saturday special: Big Bag Sale. Information: 802-325-3196.

 

GOP Dinner

HUDSON FALLS The Washington County Republican Committee invites everyone to its Lincoln Day Turkey Dinner on Friday, May 13, at the Kingsbury Volunteer Hose Co., 3715 Burgoyne Avenue in Hudson Falls. Social hour will start at 6 p.m. with dinner to follow. Assemblyman Tony Jordan will be the guest speaker. Information/reservations: Carol Imhof at 518-692-7251, Terry Mercure at 518-747-9531, or Lynn Telford at 518-854-7250.

 

Dinner Benefit

POULTNEY The Haynes House of Hope will host a May Day for Hope Dinner from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, May 13, at the Lake St. Catherine Country Club. Cost: $50, $100 per couple, including a pasta appetizer station and a surf ‘n’ turf or vegetarian dinner. There’ll be silent and live auctions, too, with a variety of valuable items. Haynes House of Hope in Granville is a comfort care home for the terminally ill and their families. Information/tickets: Peter O’Brien at TD Bank in Granville, 518-642-1010.

 

Friday Bingo

WHITEHALL Elks Lodge 1491 at 5 Elks Way in Whitehall will host Friday Night Bingo at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 13. Featured will be a $500 jackpot special. This bingo is held each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-1491.

 

Author Visits

MANCHESTER Sarwar Kashmeri, senior fellow at the International Security Program of the Atlantic Council, will present his new book, “NATO 2.0: Reboot or Delete,” at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 13, at the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester. Information: 802-362-2200.

 

Cirque Le Masque

RUTLAND Cirque Le Masque, a sophisticated European-style circus, will perform at 8 p.m. on Friday, May 13, at the Paramount Theatre on Center Street in Rutland. Acrobatics, dance, mime, lavish costumes, music and special effects will be featured. Information/tickets: 802-775-0903, or www.paramountlive.org.

 

Saturday May 14

 

Granville Yard Sale

GRANVILLE The Granville Area Chamber of Commerce and the Granville Rotary Club will sponsor the Granville Town-Wide Yard Sale on Saturday, May 14. Residents may sell items at Veterans Park without cost, or at their own properties. Commercial vendors can rent space on the lawn at Granville High School by calling Bob Jones at 642-1108. A map of many sale locations will be available in the Chamber of Commerce office, corner of Main and Church streets. Information: 642-2815.

 

Tennis Challenge

WASHINGTON COUNTY The Washington County Singles Tennis Challenge will begin on Saturday, May 14. This “ladder” competition, continuing through Sept. 10, is an opportunity to take your tennis game to a higher level by challenging players on the ladder. Schedule matches on courts near your home at convenient times. No dues. Information: Bob Barth at 692-1285, or email rbarth@nycap.rr.com.

 

EMS Drill

IRA The BMAC-Bird Mountain ATV Club will host its Third Annual EMS Rescue Drill at 8 a.m. on Saturday, May 14, at the BMAC ATV trailhead on West Road in Ira. Participating in this training drill will be area EMS, first responder, and fire department personnel. Information: Email Birdseyeatvclub@aol.com.

 

Prayer Breakfast

GRANVILLE The South Granville Congregational Church invites everyone to a combined Ladies’ and Men’s Prayer Breakfast at 8 a.m. on Saturday, May 14, at the church hall on Route 149 in Granville. The men will cook in honor of Mother’s Day. Reservations are requested with Joan at 642-9510.

 

Plants, Treasures

GRANVILLE The Granville United Methodist Church on Church Street will hold a Plant and Treasure Sale at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 14.

 

Plants, Authors

MANCHESTER A Community Garden Swap, featuring author Jenna Woginrich with “Chick Days,” will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 14, at the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester. And at 7 p.m. that day, author Margaret Roach will visit with her book, “And I shall have some peace there.” Take home new plants and meet the authors at this event. Information: 802-362-2200.

 

Barn/Tag Sale

PAWLET The nonprofit Circle of Healing, a half-mile south of Pawlet Village on Route 30, will hold a Barn and Tag Sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 14. Bargain hunters and collectors will find a wide array of items to match their fancy and budget at this benefit event, including furniture, clothing, an antique silk screen collection, and a boat. Refreshments will be available. Information: Glenn Cratty at 802-325-3300, Ext. 3.

 

Garage Sale

BACON HILL The Bacon Hill Reformed Church on the corner of Route 32 and Stonebridge Road will hold its Second Annual Huge Garage Sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 14. Included will be a bake sale, hot dog booth, and a range of items including collectibles, clothing and toys.

 

Rummage Sale

DANBY A Rummage Sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 14, at the Danby Four Corners Town Hall. Proceeds will benefit the Town-wide Celebration. Information: Margo Stone at 325-3015, or Bobbi McLellan at 293-5006.

 

Plant Sale

GREENWICH The Greenwich Garden Group will hold its Spring Plant Sale from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 14, at the Greenwich Town Hall on Academy Street. Annuals and perennials at reasonable prices will be offered. Information: 518-692-1285.

 

Outdoor Activities

GLENS FALLS/SARATOGA The Glens Falls-Saratoga Chapter of the Adirondack Mountain Club will offer hiking, walking and geocaching activities from Saturday, May 14, through Tuesday, May 24. Information/details: www.akd-gfs.org, local chapter link “Outings Schedule.”

 

Dance Recital

GLENS FALLS The Glens Falls Ballet Center will present its Yearly Dance Recital at various times on Saturday and Sunday, May 14 and 15, at the Charles R. Wood Theater in Glens Falls. Information: 518-874-0800, or www.woodtheater.org.

 

Quilt Raffle, More

GRANVILLE  A large, multi-colored quilt donated by Patti’s Quilting and Fabrics Shop in Glens Falls will be on display on Saturday, May 14, at the Mettowee Valley Senior Citizens Building on Morrison Avenue in Granville. The Washington County Council of Seniors’ Executive Council will offer raffle tickets for the quilt, and there’ll also be a rummage and bake sale inside, and a barbecue outside, that day. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Food Drive

RUTLAND COUNTY The National Association of Letter Carriers #495 asks that you leave non-perishable food items at your mailbox for the annual food drive that benefits county food pantries. Carriers will pick up items in the following zip codes: 05701, 05702, 05733, 05743, 05759, 05765, 05777, 05764, 05156, and 05149. Donations also may be dropped off at the Rutland City Post Office from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Information: United Way at 773-7477.

 

Farmers’ Market

GLENS FALLS The Farmers’ Market will be open from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 14, at the South Street Pavilion in Glens Falls. Information: 518-792-0438, or www.gffma.com.

 

Flea Market

LAKE GEORGE An indoor “Fleeing Flea Market” will be held from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 14, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday the 15th, 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.

 

Driving Course

HOOSICK FALLS The Northeast New York Safety and Health Council will offer a Defensive Driving Course at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 14, at the Hoosick Falls Health Center on Danforth Street. Ask about reducing your car insurance and taking points off your driver’s license. Information/registration: Marla Nowak at 518-686-4854.

 

Cleanup Day

LAKE GEORGE The Adirondack Mountain Club will hold an ADK Lake George Property Work Day Spring Cleanup at the club’s headquarters off Northway Exit 21 at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 14. Coffee, doughnuts and lunch will be provided, and a hike at nearby Lake George trails will follow the cleanup. Information: Maureen Coutant at 745-7834, or email mojim@roadrunner.com.

 

Road Race

LAKE GEORGE The 5.67-mile Prospect Mountain Road Race will be held on Saturday, May 14. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. at the Elementary School in Lake George. Information/cost: www.adirondackrunners.org.

 

Cleanup, Party

HOOSICK FALLS A Village Cleanup and Community Block Party will be held on Saturday, May 14, at Wood Park in Hoosick Falls. The cleanup will run from 9 a.m. to noon and the party from noon to 3 p.m. Information: 518-686-9050, or email contact@hoosickyouth.org.

 

Plant, Bake Sale

FORT MILLER The Fort Miller Reformed Church off Route 4, between Fort Edward and Schuylerville, will hold its annual Plant, Book and Bake Sale from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 14. In addition to a variety of plants and flowers, offered will be pies, breads, cookies, brownies and books.

 

Plant Sale

GRANVILLE The Haynes House of Hope on Route 149 in South Granville will hold a “Huge Plant Sale” from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 14. More than 200 plants will be offered.

 

Bookstore Event

MANCHESTER The Northshire Bookstore in Manchester will host a family event, “Northshire Community Garden Swap and Tour,” from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 14. Jenna Wogorich, author of “Chick Days,” will bring chicks and speak at 10:30 a.m. And at 7 p.m. that day, Margaret Roach will speak about year-round gardening and her new book, “And I Shall Have Some Peace There.” Information: 802-362-2200.

 

Guided Walk

STILLWATER A New York State Heritage Weekend Guided Natural History Walk will be offered at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 14, at Saratoga National Historical Park Battlefield in Stillwater. Discover an amazing array of beautiful flowers and trees in lesser-known areas of the park, and listen to stories about the battlefield’s heritage. Information: 518-664-9821, Ext. 224, or www.nps.gov/sara.

 

Plant Sale

GREENWICH The Greenwich Garden Group will hold its annual Spring Plant Sale from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 14, at the Greenwich Town Office. Plant donations may be dropped off from 8:30 to 9 a.m. on May 14 at the picnic area behind the Town Office. Plants should be labeled with their common name and should be potted.

 

Family Fun Day

HUDSON FALLS Washington County Head Start/Early Head Start will host a Family Fun Day from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 14, at the Gospel Lighthouse Church on LaCrosse Street in Hudson Falls. Featured will be children’s activities, games and prizes. Many area agencies and programs will be there with information, too, along with a food concession. Free admission and everyone will be welcome.

 

Youth Art Show

GREENWICH The Picture Washington County Youth Art Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 14, in the Fair Farm Museum at the Washington County Fairgrounds in Greenwich. Free, donations appreciated. Information: 518-692-2464, or email markwashfair@aol.com.

 

Flea Market

EAGLE BRIDGE The Owlkill Rod and Gun Club will host a Sportsmen’s Flea Market from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 14, at the club on Center Road in Eagle Bridge. Come sell your new, used or surplus hunting, fishing, camping and trapping equipment. Refreshments will be available for sale and tables/chairs may be rented from Erbe Rentals at 518-692-2974, or bring your own. Free admission and parking. Information: Bill at 518-677-5292, or John at 677-5562.

 

Car Show Weekend

SARATOGA SPRINGS The Saratoga Automobile Museum will host a Doubleheader Car Show Weekend from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, May 14 and 15, at Saratoga Spa State Park. Saturday will feature the Second Annual Euro Show, and Sunday the SAM Auto Show. There’ll be exhibitors and you’ll have an opportunity to drive racing simulators. Participants may pre-register at www.saratogaautomuseum.org. Clubs may arrange parking together by calling Tracy Paige at 518-587-1935.

 

Basket, Flower Sale

WELLS St. Paul’s Episcopal Church on the green in Wells will hold its Third Annual Hanging Basket and Patio Pot Flower Sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 14. There’ll be a rummage sale, too, with a variety of spring and summer clothing available. Proceeds will benefit the 170-year-old church’s restoration. Information: Michelle Bates at 802-645-0934.

 

Fireside Stories

GRANVILLE Fireside Stories for children will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 14, at the Pember Library, 33 W. Main Street in Granville. Stories about socks will be featured. Information: 518-642-2525.

 

Spring Showcase

ARGYLE The Silver Eagles Farm at 22 Route 45 in Argyle will host a Spring Showcase from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 14 (rain date May 15). Featured will be a side saddle exhibition, equine acupuncture at 1 p.m., drill team performances, Reiki consultations, equine worming information, and refreshments by the Argyle American Legion. Information: www.silvereaglesfarm.com.

 

West African Dance

MANCHESTER Shelby Jones of the Cobra Gymnastics and Dance Center will lead a West African Dance Workshop at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 14, at the Mark Skinner Library in Manchester. Free for teens and adults, beginner and experienced. Information: 802-362-2607.

 

Bark for Life

GREENWICH The First Annual Bark for Life event to benefit the American Cancer Society will be held from 3 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 14, at the Washington County Fairgrounds in Greenwich. Registration will start at 2 p.m. Featured will be demonstrations, a vendor fair, silent auction, contests and games. Dog owners are encouraged to bring costumes for the cutest dog and silliest dog competitions. Information: 518-695-5600, www.relayforlife.org/greenwichnybark, or email Bark4lifewashco@gmail.com.

 

Giant

RUTLAND The 1956 epic film, “Giant,” will be screened at 3 and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 14, at the Paramount Theater in Rutland. Cattle ranching and oil discovery dominate this movie starring Rock Hudson, Elizabeth Taylor and James Dean (Dean’s last film). Cost: $6 adults; $4 age 12 and younger.

 

Baked Ham

WILTON The handicap accessible Trinity Methodist Church off Northway Exit 16, Ballard Road, in Wilton invites everyone to a Baked Ham Dinner from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 14. Takeouts will be available. Cost: Donation. Information: 584-9107.

 

Chicken Barbecue

NORTH CAMBRIDGE The North Cambridge “Stump” Church will hold a take-out- only Chicken Barbecue on Saturday, May 14. Orders will be ready for pickup from 4 to 6 p.m. Cost: $9. Information/orders: 518-692-9391.

 

Lasagna Dinner

COSSAYUNA The Cossayuna Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary invites everyone to a Lasagna Dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 14, at the fire station on Bunker Hill Road. Cost: $9 adults; $8 age 65 and older; $5 ages 5 to 11; free younger than 5. Information: Rose Bain at 692-7864.

 

Chicken Barbecue

PETERSBURG The Petersburg Methodist Church at 12 Head of Lane invites everyone to a Chicken Barbecue from 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 14. Cost: $10, eat in or take out. Information: 283-5397.

 

Art Reception

SCHUYLERVILLE An opening reception for an exhibition of paintings by Paul Kant and sculptures by James Smith will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 14, at Riverfront Studios, 96 Broad Street in Schuylerville. Meet the artists and enjoy light refreshments. Also, meet talented artists from the Arts Student League of New York. Information: 518-695-5354, or www.riverfront-studios.com.

 

Chicken Barbecue

ARLINGTON The Arlington Memorial High School class of 2011 will host a Chicken Barbecue fundraising dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 14, at American Legion Post 69 in Arlington. Takeouts will be available and there’ll be a dessert auction. Cost: $11 adults, $6 age 12 and younger, with proceeds benefiting Project Graduation, an alcohol free and drug free party for graduating seniors. Information: Beth Albert at 375-6451.

 

London Broil

LAKE GEORGE St. James Episcopal Church at 172 Ottawa Street in Lake George invites everyone to a London Broil Dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 14. Takeouts will be available beginning at 5 p.m. Cost: $10 adults; $4 children.

 

Dinner, Concert

HOOSICK FALLS A Spaghetti with Meatballs Dinner will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., and the Brewster Brothers Band will perform in concert from 6:30 to 8 p.m., on Saturday, May 14, at the Immaculate Conception Church Hall in Hoosick Falls. Dinner will be eat in or take out, and home delivery will be available. Cost: $10, with proceeds benefiting Anthony Chapones’ People to People student ambassador trip to Europe this summer.  Information/orders: Lori Chapones at 518-659-4079, or email lorichapones@hotmail.com.

 

Bag Auction

RUPERT Auctioneer Glen Merrill will host a Bag Auction of new items at 6 p.m. on Saturday, May 14, at the Rupert Fire House. Refreshments will be available at 5 p.m., everyone will be welcome, and proceeds will benefit the Rupert United Methodist Church. Information: Edna at 802-645-0174, or Janet at 802-867-5563.

 

Food, Wine Festival

WINHALL The Mountain School at Winhall will host a Sonoma in Vermont Food and Wine Festival from 6 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, May 14, at the Red Fox Inn on Winhall Hollow Road in Winhall. Cost: $25, with proceeds benefiting the school. Information/tickets: 802-297-2662, or www.themountainschool.org.

 

Looking for Love

SALEM Television anchor Jessica Layton will star in “Somewhere Out There: Lessons Learned While Looking for Love” at 8 p.m. on Saturday, May 14, at the 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 15

 

Shires Marathon

BENNINGTON/MANCHESTER The Shires of Vermont Marathon, a 26.2-mile race beginning at the Bennington Center and ending at the Hildene Meadows in Manchester, will be held on Sunday, May 15. This event is sponsored by Southwestern Vermont Health Care and the Vermont Country Store. Information: www.ShiresOfVermontMarathon.com. To volunteer to help: 802-442-5491, Ext. 313, or email volunteer@shiresofvermontmarathon.com.

 

Breakfast, Lunch

GRANVILLE The Peniel Presbyterian Church on Quaker Street in Granville invites everyone to a Pancake Breakfast at 7 a.m. on Saturday, May 15. Cost: $6 adults; $3 ages 5 to 12; free 4 and younger. There’ll be a baked goods table, too, and hot dogs, sausage/peppers, and hamburgers will be served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

 

Pancake Breakfast

MANCHESTER The Burr and Burton Academy seniors and their parents invite everyone to a Pancake Breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, May 15, at the Manchester Fire House on Route 7A north. Cost: $7 adults, $4 children and senior citizens, with proceeds benefiting the Senior Send-off Party. Also, there’ll be a car wash from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and donations will be accepted. Information: Nancy Strain at nstrain@burrburton.org.

 

Pancake Breakfast

SCHAGHTICOKE Victor Lodge of Schaghticoke invites everyone to a buffet-style Pancake Breakfast from 7:30 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, May 15, at the lodge on Route 67, across from Hoosic Valley High School.

 

Buffet Breakfast

GREENWICH Elks Lodge 2223 on Route 40S in Greenwich invites everyone to a Sunday Buffet Breakfast from 8:30 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, May 15. Omelets, pancakes and more will be served at $6 per person, $5 senior citizens, and $4 children.

 

Alzheimer’s Walk

LAKE GEORGE A Walk to End Alzheimer’s will be held on Sunday, May 15, at Fort William Henry in Lake George Village. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. Information: 518-867-4999, Ext. 304, or www.adirondack.kintera.org.

 

Golf Tournament

MANCHESTER The Maple Street School invites golfers to its Inaugural Scholarship Golf Tournament on Sunday, May 15, at The Golf Club at Equinox in Manchester. Registration will start at 11:30 a.m., with a shotgun scramble at 12:30 p.m. Cost: $100, including 18 holes of golf, cart, and a hors d’oeuvres reception following the round. Also, $200 hole and cart sponsorships are available. Information/sponsorships: Kate Bryan at 802-362-7137.

 

Chicken Barbecue

GRANVILLE The Slate Valley Masonic Center at 97 North Street in Granville invites everyone to a Public Chicken Barbecue at noon on Sunday, May 15. Cost: $9. Takeouts may be ordered at 642-9115 on Sunday.

 

Belle Vue School

EASTON The Belle Vue School in Easton will hold its 40th Anniversary Celebration from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 15, at the Washington County Fairgrounds. Alumni families will gather at 1 p.m. for a potluck lunch (bring your table service and beverage, blanket or table and chairs, and food to share). Musical acts will be presented at 2 p.m. and the day will end with a bonfire. Information: 518-695-5565.

 

Hispanic Day

SARATOGA SPRINGS The National Museum of Dance at 99 S. Broadway in Saratoga Springs will host a Hispanic Day from 1 to 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 15. Come celebrate Hispanic culture and enjoy music, dance, history, crafts and food. Cost: $5, free age 11 and younger and museum members, including admission to the museum’s exhibits. Reservations are encouraged at 518-584-2225, Ext. 3001, or email info@dancemuseum.org.

 

Country Dance

SCHUYLERVILLE The Country Round and Square Dance Association invites everyone to an Old-Style Country Dance from 2 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, May 15, at the American Legion Post on Clancy Street in Schuylerville. Music will be provided by the Ole Time Country band. Cost: $5 adults; $2 ages 6 to 17; free 5 and younger. Information: Floyd at 747-6687.

 

Chamber Music

SALEM The 2011 Chamber Music Series will continue at 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 15, at the Courthouse Community Center in Salem. Featured will be violinist Kaori Washiyama along with other talented musicians, and insightful narrative by concert pianist and conductor Daniel Shulman. Cost: $20. Information: www.salemcourthouse.org.

 

Self Publishing

MANCHESTER A Publishing on Demand presentation by Shires Press Publishing Coordinator Debbi Wraga and author Rich Marantz will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 15, at the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester. Self publishing will be covered and Rich will discuss his inspiring memoir, “Way of the Voice of Peace.” Free and open to all. Information: 802-362-2200.

 

Monday May 16

 

Driving Course

SCHUYLERVILLE A 55 Alive Safe Driving Course will be offered from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday, May 16 and 17, at the Schuylerville Town Hall. Cost: $12 AARP members; $14 non-members. Information/registration: Roberta at 695-3695.

 

Potluck Supper

HEBRON The community is invited to a Potluck Supper at 6 p.m. on Monday, May 16, at the East Hebron United Presbyterian Church on Route 22 in Hebron. Bring a dish to share. This event will be held on the third Monday of each month, with few exceptions. Information: 854-3805.

 

Parenting Program

POULTNEY The Poultney United Methodist Church at 108 Main Street will host a program for successful parenting titled, “Conscious Discipline.” This program will include seven monthly meetings, the first from 7 to 8 p.m. on Monday, May 16, at the church. Free and open to all, including teachers, parents, and caregivers of children ages infant to 12. Pre-registration is requested with Heidi Brown at 802-884-4236, or email musicwithheidi@gmail.com.

 

Taylor Hicks

GLENS FALLS Adirondack Broadcasting will present American Idol winner Taylor Hicks in concert at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, May 16, at the Charles R. Wood Theater, 207 Glen Street in Glens Falls. Cost: $48. Information/tickets: 518-874-0800, or www.WoodTickets.com.

 

Tuesday May 17

 

Piano Recital

GLENS FALLS Charles Cornell’s Senior Piano Recital, featuring jazz great Lee Shaw, will be presented on Tuesday, May, 17, at the Charles R. Wood Theater in Glens Falls. Information/time: 518-798-9663.

 

Women’s Health

GREENWICH Washington County WIC will hold its monthly clinic from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, May 17, at the Greenwich Town Office on Academy Street. WIC provides supplemental foods and health education to pregnant and nursing women, infants, and children to age 5. Ask if you qualify for help with your food bill. Information/alternate time: 518-746-2460.

 

Genealogy

SCHUYLERVILLE The Genealogy Group will meet at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, May 17, at the Schuylerville Public Library. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Using Email

SCHAGHTICOKE A workshop for beginners, “Using Email,” will be offered at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, May 17, at the Arvilla E. Diver Memorial Library, 136 Main Street in Schaghticoke. Learn how to open an email account and send and receive emails. Information: Email info@diverlibrary.org.

 

Wednesday May 18

 

Olde Saratoga Seniors

SCHUYLERVILLE The Olde Saratoga Seniors group will meet for a sandwich luncheon at noon on Wednesday, May 18, at the Schuylerville Town Hall. Planning will be done for the annual banquet at noon on June 1 at the Wishing Well in Saratoga Springs. The banquet cost will be $20 for members, $23 for guests, with payment due by the next meeting. Information: Jim Young at 747-9213.

 

Book Club

GRANVILLE The Pember Book Club will meet at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, May 18, at the Pember Library, 33 W. Main Street in Granville. For discussion will be J.D. Salinger’s “Catcher in the Rye.” Information: 518-642-2525.

 

Farmers’ Market

FORT ANN A Farmers’ Market will be open from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 18, at Walker’s Farm, Home and Tack, 5565 Route 4 in Fort Ann. This market will be open each Wednesday through Oct. 26. Information: Allison Wilshere at 518-639-5223.

 

Pasta Fest

ARLINGTON Fisher Elementary School in Arlington invites everyone to its annual Pasta Fest from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 18, in the school’s Mack Multi-Purpose Room. Signature pasta dishes from many area restaurants will be featured. Cost: $10 adults; $5 ages 3 to 10; free 2 and younger; $25 family of four or more. Information: Deb Roberts at 802-375-6409, or email robertsd@bvsu.org.

 

Dinner Benefit

SARATOGA SPRINGS Dine at Scallion’s Restaurant in Saratoga Springs from 5 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, May 18, and a portion of dinner revenue will benefit the nonprofit Saratoga Bridges Foundation.

 

Driver Program

RUTLAND The AARP Driver Safety Program will be held from 5 to 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 18, at the CVPS/Leahy Community Health Education Center at the Rutland Regional Medical Center in Rutland (park in lower lot off Allen Street; enter by “Education” sign). No test is involved. Cost: $12 AARP members; $14 non-members. Information/registration: 802-772-2400.

 

Author Visits

MANCHESTER Gerald McFarland, author of “The Counterfeit Man,” will visit with the Manchester Historical Society at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 18, at the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester. Information: 802-362-2200.

 

Paula Cole

GLENS FALLS The Applause Factory will present Grammy winner Paula Cole in concert at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 18, at the Charles R. Wood Theater, 207 Glen Street in Glens Falls. Cost: $48. Information/tickets: 518-874-0800, or www.woodtheater.org.

 

Thursday May 19

 

Bathhouses Lecture

SARATOGA SPRINGS The National Museum of Dance in Saratoga Springs will host a lecture on “The Historical Bathhouses of Saratoga Springs” at 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 19. Learn about the mineral springs, and all that Saratoga Spa State Park has to offer, including the Little Theater. A question/answer period will follow. Free and open to all. Reservations strongly recommended at 518-584-2225, Ext. 3001. Information: www.dancemuseum.org.

 

Marine Mammals

GRANVILLE A program on Marine Mammals will be presented from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 19, at the Pember Museum, 33 W. Main St5reet in Granville. For children of all ages, this program will include a slide presentation and hands-on artifacts. Information: 518-642-1515.

Farm Tour

SCHAGHTICOKE The Denison Farm at 33 Buttermilk Falls Road in Schaghticoke invites adults and children to a free Farm Tour from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 19. Tour the fields, work the fields, and visit the packing shed while enjoying fresh vegetables. Bring a dish to share and place setting for a potluck after the tour. Information: 664-2510.

 

Art Walk

GLENS FALLS The Third Thursday Art Walk will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on May 19 in downtown Glens Falls. Look for receptions and exhibitions at various sites. Information: www.glensfallsartwalk.com.

 

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.

 

Quilling Class

GRANVILLE Pat Oathout will lead a class on Quilling at 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 19, at the Pember Library, 33 W. Main Street in Granville. Use strips of paper to make creative, decorative designs. Pre-registration is not required and materials will be provided. Information: 518-642-2525.

 

Talk at Hyde

GLENS FALLS Erin B. Coe, deputy director and chief curator at The Hyde Collection, will speak on “Thomas Eakins as a Teacher” from 6 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 19, in the Hyde’s Helen Froehlich Auditorium, 161 Warren Street in Glens Falls. Free and open to all. Reservations are suggested at 518-792-1761, Ext. 17. Information: www.hydecollection.org.

 

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.

 

Colonial Story

STILLWATER You are invited to join the Old Saratoga Historical Assn. and the Stillwater Historical Society at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 19, for a program titled, “The Uttermost Frontier: The Saratoga-Stillwater Colonial Story and What it Means to You,” with Chris Martin and Chris Valosin. You’ll find this free event that’s open to all in the Visitor’s Center at Saratoga National Historical Park in Stillwater. Information: 518-584-4129, and www.nps.gov/sara.

 

Friday May 20

 

Fort Ticonderoga

TICONDEROGA Fort Ticonderoga will open for the season on Friday, May 20. The new exhibit, “The Art of War: Ticonderoga as Experienced through the eyes of American’s Great Artists,” will run through Oct. 20. Also, for information and to register for the “Third Annual Colonial America Conference for Educators” on May 20, and the “16th Annual War College of the Seven Years’ War” May 20 to 22, call 518-585-6370. Information: www.FortTiconderoga.org.

 

Flea Market, Crafts

RUTLAND BROC Community Action in Southwestern Vermont will hold its Third Annual Flea Market and Craft Fair in the President’s Building at the Vermont State Fairgrounds in Rutland. Dates are May 20 and 21, June 3 through 5, July 2 through 4, and July 15 and 16. Inside and outside vendor space is available for new and used items. Information/vendor space: Donna Stearns at 802-773-9480.

 

Boating, Car Weekend

LAKE GEORGE The Queen’s Great Boating and Custom Car Weekend will be held Friday through Sunday, May 20 to 22, in Lake George Village. Information: 518-668-5771, or www.queensgreatboatingweekend.com.

 

Mango Languages

MANCHESTER A free Mango Languages Day will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, May 20, at the Mark Skinner Library, 48 West Road in Manchester. Mango is an online language tool that teaches practical conversation skills and cultural awareness for more than 70 languages. Refreshments and giveaways will be included, too. Information: 802-362-2607.

 

Fish Fry

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 Friday, May 20. This meal is served each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-2482.

 

Legion Supper

SCHAGHTICOKE The Charles Waldron American Legion Auxiliary 731 will serve a Friday Night Supper from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday, May 20, 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.

 

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.

 

Art Reception

GLENS FALLS A free exhibition reception for a Members Show will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, May 20, at LARAC’s Lapham Gallery in Glens Falls. Information: 518-798-1144, or www.larac.org.

 

Legion Drawing

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.

 

Brew, Food Pairing

BENNINGTON A Brew and Food Pairing event will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday, May 20, at the Bennington Museum. Dishes created by the finest regional chefs and craft beers will be featured. Cost: $40. Information/tickets: 802-447-1571 (major credit cards accepted).

 

Authors Visit

MANCHESTER Lily King, author of “Father of the Rain,” and Susan Conley, author of “The Foremost Good Fortune,” will visit the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 20. Free and open to all. Information: 802-362-2200.

 

Documentary

CAMBRIDGE The award-winning documentary, “For the Bible Tells Me So,” will be screened at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 20, at the Embury United Methodist Church on E. Main Street in Cambridge. This 98-minute film details how five families handled the realization of having a gay or lesbian child. Light refreshments and discussion will follow. Free and open to all. Information: 518-677-3602.

 

Fashions, Dance

SALEM Susi Trombley will present local models in a “Fashion with Heart” show at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, May 20 and 21, at the Courthouse Community Center in Salem. Fashions from the Salem Central School’s Cassie Greene, The Gap, and Banana Republic will be featured, the Suzi Shoes Dancers will entertain, and there’ll be a dessert auction. Information: www.salemcourthouse.org.

 

Sondheim Musical

CAMBRIDGE The Theatre Company at Hubbard Hall will present Stephen Sondheim’s musical, “Merrily We Roll Along,” at Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Performances will be at 8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, May 20 and 21, 27 and 28, and June 3 and 4; 3 p.m. Sundays, May 15, 22 and 29; and 2 p.m. Saturday, June 4. Cost: $22 members; $25 non-members; $15 students and children. Information/tickets: 518-677-2495, or www.hubbardhall.org.

 

Saturday May 21

 

Garage Sales

GREENWICH Town-wide Garage Sales will be held on Saturday and Sunday, May 21 and 22, in Greenwich Village and the Town of Greenwich. Information: 518-692-7979.

 

Plant Sale

TICONDEROGA A Pre-Season Plant Sale will be held in the King’s Garden at Fort Ticonderoga on Saturday, May 21. Information/time: 518-585-2821, or www.FortTiconderoga.org.

 

Breakfast, Clydesdales

GRANVILLE The Slate Valley Museum will host a Pancake/French Toast Breakfast fundraiser from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 21, at Rathbun’s Maple Sugar House, 181 Hatch Hill Road in North Granville. Cost: $8. And from 10 a.m. to noon, you’ll have an opportunity to take a wagon ride with the beautiful Wing Clydesdales. Information/reservations: 518-642-1417. Direction to Rathbun’s: 642-1799.

 

Randy’s Run

LAKE GEORGE The 10th Annual Randy’s Run will be held on Saturday, May 21, at the Lake George Elementary School on Sun Valley Drive. Registration for this 5K run and walk in memory of Randal Madison will be from 7:30 to 8:45 a.m., with the run at 9 a.m. Entry fee: $15; $12 in advance with Wendy Matthews at 798-5794, or email wmappraiser@aol.com. Proceeds will benefit Lake George students.

 

5K, Kid’s Race

BALLSTON SPA The Ballston Spa Education Foundation will host its Second Annual 5K Race to the Future and Kid’s Race (400m) on Saturday, May 21, in Ballston Spa Village. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. and the race at 9 a.m. Cost: $20 for the 5K and $10 for first child, $5 each additional child. Registration is available online at www.AREEP.com. Information: 518-884-7195, or www.ballstonspaeducationfoundation.com.

 

Flea Market

LAKE GEORGE An indoor “Fleeing Flea Market” will be held from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 21, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday the 22nd, 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.

 

Quilters Meet

ARGYLE The Highland Quilters’ Guild will meet at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 21, at the Methodist Church in Argyle. Work on your unfinished quilting project at this event, and there’ll be a “garage sale” of quilting items to exchange. Bring lunch and plan to play the game, “Left/Right/Center.”

 

Food Pantry Open

SCHAGHTICOKE The Food Pantry at the Hoosic Valley Community Church, 2024 Route 40 in Schaghticoke, will be open from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 21. The pantry is open on the third Saturday each month. Information: 753-6984.

 

RCHS Yard Sale

PITTSFORD The Rutland County Humane Society at 765 Stevens Road in Pittsford will hold a Yard Sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 21. Donations of pre-priced items in working order valued at 25 cents or more will be accepted for the sale (no clothing, shoes, textbooks, magazines, computer equipment) from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, May 20, and 7:30 to 9 a.m. May 21, at the brown building next to the shelter. Information: 802-483-9171, or www.rchsvt.org.

 

Perennials Sale

LAKE GEORGE The Lake George Community Garden Club will hold its annual Perennials Plant Sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 21, at Shepard Park in Lake George. Plants offered are locally grown by club members and members will be available to share planting tips and other information. Proceeds will benefit civic beautification and community service projects.

 

Vendors at Walker’s

FORT ANN Local vendors will offer produce, food, crafts, art and jewelry from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 21, at Walker’s Farm, Home and Tack, 5565 Route 4 in Fort Ann. There’ll be a bounce house for the children, too. Information/vendor space: 639-5223, or email walkersfarmhomeandtack@yahoo.com.

 

Fight for Air Climb

BENNINGTON The Third Annual Fight for Air Climb will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 21, at the Battle Monument in Bennington. Come help raise funds for the American Lung Association of New England. Information: 802-876-6861.

 

Volunteer Brunch

HOOSICK FALLS The Hoosick Area Church Association will hold its Volunteer and Community Partners Appreciation Brunch on Saturday, May 21, from 10 a.m. to noon at the First United Presbyterian Church in Hoosick Falls. Keynote speaker will be Dave Cleveland, volunteer coordinator for the Food Pantries of the Capital District, Inc. Early reservations are requested at 518-686-9530, 686-7146, or 686-5310.

 

Farmers’ Market

RUTLAND The Farmer’s Market will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 21, at 77 Wales St. in Rutland. Information: Greg Cox at 802-683-5791, or www.vtfarmersmarket.org.

 

Trail Maintenance

RUPERT A Trail Maintenance Volunteer Workshop will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 21, at the Merck Forest and Farmland Center on Route 315 in Rupert. Help prepare for National Trails Day on June 4 at this free event that’s open to all ages. Information: 802-394-7836, or www.merckforest.org.

 

Chili, Baked Goods

CAMBRIDGE The Embury United Methodist Church at 41 E. Main Street in Cambridge invites everyone to its Chili and Cornbread Luncheon and Bake Sale on Saturday, May 21. A variety of home-baked goods, quality cutlery and dish cloths will be on sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and the chili/cornbread will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Takeouts will be available. Information: 518-677-3602, or www.emburyunited.weebly.com.

 

Civil War Event

RUTLAND A Civil War Reenactment will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 21, at Main Street Park in Rutland. This event will commemorate the mustering of the First Vermont Regiment, the first Vermont troops to leave the state in 1861. Featured will be regimental camps, infantry, artillery, civilians and speakers to explain period events. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Fireside Stories

GRANVILLE Children are invited to the Pember Library, 33 W. Main Street in Granville, for Fireside Stories at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 21. Books of songs will be the theme this week. Information: 518-642-2525.

 

Little Folk Stories

MANCHESTER Storyteller and musician Becky Graber will bring her “Stories of the Little Folk” to the Mark Skinner Library in Manchester at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 21. Stories spiced with music, participation and singing games will be featured. Free and open to all children who must be accompanied by an adult. Information: 802-362-2607, or www.markskinnerlibrary.org.

 

Horsemanship

FORT ANN Certified instructor Michelle Labriola will lead a Natural Horsemanship Demonstration from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 21, at Walker’s Farm, Home and Tack on Route 4 in Fort Ann. This demonstration will be repeated on June 4 and 18, July 9 and 30, Aug. 13 and 27, and Sept. 10 and 24. Information: Email walkersfarmhomeandtack@yahoo.com.

 

Kids’ Fishing Derby

CAMBRIDGE The Salem Fish & Game Club will host its Annual Kids’ Fishing Derby at the Lake Lauderdale Park on Route 22 in Cambridge on Saturday, May 21, from noon to 3 p.m., rain or shine. The Derby is open to all children ages 14 or younger. Contestants should bring their own equipment and bait and be accompanied by an adult. Fishing will be catch and release. Free admission, door prizes, awards, and free food and drink. Information: Kevin at 518-222-3448, or Bill at 518-677-3384.

 

Heritage Hunters

SCHUYLERVILLE The Heritage Hunters of Saratoga County will meet at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 21, in the Family Barnyard at the Saratoga Town Hall in Schuylerville. Stephen Clark will speak on “Saratoga County Genealogy: Black Sheep in the Family” and explain what to do with family members who are socially challenged and may be something of an embarrassment.

 

Smorgasbord

RUPERT A Smorgasbord Dinner will be served at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 21, at the Rupert Fire House. Cost: $7 adults, $5 age 12 and younger, including lasagna, desserts and more, and everyone will be welcome. Information: Marie Lewis at 394-2976.

 

New Club

SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville Public Library at 52 Ferry Street invites everyone to join its free Magic the Gathering Club for all ages that will meet from 1 to 3 p.m. on the first and third Saturdays each month. Information: Amanda at 518-695-6641.

 

Spring Fling

PITTSTOWN The Pittstown Republican Committee will hold its annual Spring Fling from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 21, at the VFW Hall on Poplar Avenue in Valley Falls. Included will be a picnic and cash bar. Information: Theresa Abbott at 663-5036.

 

Crocheting

SCHUYLERVILLE Volunteers are needed to make squares and caps from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 21, at the Schuylerville Public Library. Ashley, a local Girl Scout, is coordinating this Crochet for Cancer marathon event, with a goal of making 100 squares and five caps. Refreshments will be served. Information: Amanda at 518-695-6641, or email afiandaca@sals.edu.

 

Spring Barbecue

ARGYLE The Argyle Fire/Rescue Spring Barbecue will be held at 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 21, at the Argyle Fire House. No advance orders. Cost: $9, including half chicken, cake, and more. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Chicken and Biscuits

KINGSBURY The Kingsbury Baptist Church invites everyone to an all-you-can-eat Chicken and Biscuit Dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 21, in its Kingsbury Parish House on Route 4. Takeouts will be available. Cost: $10 adults; $7 age 12 and younger. Information: 747-0931.

 

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.

 

Hootenanny

EASTON Rural Soul Productions will present the “Burton Hall Hootenanny” at 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 21, at Burton Hall on Route 40 in Easton. Bring your dancing shoes and help celebrate spring with four bands and guest artists. Cost: $15 suggested donation at the door, with proceeds benefiting Rural Soul Production’s music program for underprivileged teens. Information: ruralsoul.blogspot.com.

 

Author Visits

MANCHESTER Vermont mystery writer Sara Henry will present her new book, “Learning to Swim,” at 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 21, at the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester. Information: 802-362-2200.

 

Patriotic Concerts

GLENS FALLS The Lake George Community Band will present Armed Forces Day Patriotic Concerts at 8 p.m. on Saturday, May 21, and 2:30 p.m. Sunday the 22nd, at the Charles R. Wood Theater in Glens Falls. Information/cost: 518-222-1302, or www.lakegeorgecommunityband.com.

 

Sunday May 22

 

Coin Show

QUEENSBURY The Coopers Cave Coin Club will hold its Spring Coin Show from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 22, at VFW Post 6196 in Queensbury. A great selection of coins, stamps and paper money will be featured, and refreshments will be available. Information: 518-596-0076.

 

Texas Hold’em

CASTLETON A Texas Hold’em Tournament will be held on Sunday, May 22, at American Legion Post 50 on Route 4A in Castleton. Doors will open at 11 a.m. with play starting at noon. Cost: $200 buy-in, no re-buys and no add-ons, deep stack 20,000 start chips. Also, there’ll be an Omaha Hi-Lo at 4:30 p.m. with an $80 buy-in and 80 percent payback. Information: Ray Downs at 518-321-7720, or email rdowns01@nycap.rr.com.

 

Chicken Barbecue

SCHUYLERVILLE The 49th Annual Monument View Chicken Barbecue will be held from noon to 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 22, at Burgoyne Street in Schuylerville. Cost: $6. Advance tickets are available at 695-4318 or 695-4867, and walk-ins will be welcome. There also will be a baked goods sale and a 50/50 raffle, with proceeds benefiting St. Stephen’s Church.

 

Country Dance

SCHUYLERVILLE The Country Round and Square Dance Association invites everyone to an Old-Style Country Dance from 2 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, May 22, at the American Legion Post on Clancy Street in Schuylerville. Music will be provided by the Ole Time Country band. Cost: $5 adults; $2 ages 6 to 17; free 5 and younger. Information: Floyd at 747-6687.

 

Monday May 23

 

Farmers’ Market

QUEENSBURY The Farmers’ Market will be open from 3 to 6 p.m. on Monday, May 23, at Elks Lodge 81 on Cronin Road in Queensbury. Information: 518-792-0438, or www.gffma.com.

 

Legion Bingo

CAMBRIDGE American Legion Post 634 at 2106 Route 22 in Cambridge will host Monday Bingo at 7 p.m. on Monday, May 23. This bingo is held each Monday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-677-8069.

 

Music Concert

CASTLETON A Music Concert will be presented at 7 p.m. on Monday, May 23, at the Castleton Village School. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Tuesday May 24

 

Senior Awards Night

FAIR HAVEN Senior Honor Awards Night will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 24, at Fair Haven Union High School. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Tuesday Bingo

QUEENSBURY The Queensbury VFW at 32 Luzerne Road, across from the West Glens Falls Fire Department, will host Bingo at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 24. Cards go on sale at 5:30 p.m. and home-cooked meals and more will be available. Featured will be $1,000, $750, and $500 jackpots. This bingo is held each Tuesday, and the first Saturday each month, with few exceptions, and everyone will be welcome.

 

Book Discussion

SCHUYLERVILLE The Book Club will discuss “The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 24, at the Schuylerville Public Library, 52 Ferry Street. Copies of the book are available at the library’s front desk. Refreshments will be served. Information: 518-695-6641.

 

Wednesday May 25

 

Garden Party

QUEENSBURY A Garden Party and Theme Basket Tea will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, May 25, at the Senior Center in Queensbury. Information: 518-761-8224, or www. seniorsonthego.org.

 

Hey Dude

GLENS FALLS The Glens Falls Community Theatre’s Senior Theatre group will stage “Hey Dude” at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, May 25, and 7 p.m. May 26, at the Charles R. Wood Theater in Glens Falls. Information/cost: 518-792-1740, or www.gfcommunitytheatre.org.

 

Pre-Licensing Course

HOOSICK FALLS The Northeast New York Safety and Health Council will offer a five-hour Pre-Licensing Course at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 25, at the Hoosick Falls Health Center on Danforth Street. You must present a valid state of New York driver’s permit. Cost: $40. Pre-registration is required with Marla Nowak at 518-686-4854.

 

Harry Potter Movie

SCHAGHTICOKE A Tween/Teen Movie Night, featuring “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part I,” will be held on Wednesday, May 25, at the Arvilla E. Diver Memorial Library, 136 Main Street in Schaghticoke. Come at 5 p.m. for a pizza party ($1 per person), and wear your best witch/wizard hat for a chance to win a copy of “The Tales of Beedle the Bard.” The movie will run from 5:30 to about 7:45 p.m. Children younger than 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Information: Email info@diverlibrary.org.

 

Gardening Talk

GREENWICH Cathy Firman will speak on “Using Annuals and Bulbs in the Garden” during a meeting of the Greenwich Garden Group at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 25, at the Greenwich Public Library. Free, donations appreciated. Information: 518-692-1285.

 

Music Concert

FAIR HAVEN A Music Concert, with students from Fair Haven Grade School, Orwell and Benson, will be presented at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 25, at the Fair Haven Grade School. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Waterpower Talk

GLENS FALLS John Crumbler will speak on “Mills, Waterpower Dams and the Transformation of the Environment” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 25, at the Chapman Historical Museum in Glens Falls. Free and open to all. Information: 518-793-2826.

 

Memorial Day program

WELLS The Wells Memorial Day program will take place on Thursday, May 16 at 10 a.m. at the Town Green. To kick off the town’s celebration of its 250th anniversary, a new monument honoring area veterans will be unveiled.

 

Friday May 27

 

Greenwich Parade

GREENWICH The Memorial Day Parade will step off at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 27, from the bridge in Greenwich and end at the American Legion Hall on Abeel Avenue.

 

Friday Bingo

 

WHITEHALL Elks Lodge 1491 at 5 Elks Way in Whitehall will host Friday Night Bingo at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 27. Featured will be a $500 jackpot special. This bingo is held each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-1491.

 

Saturday May 28

 

Outdoor Activities

GLENS FALLS/SARATOGA The Glens Falls-Saratoga Chapter of the Adirondack Mountain Club will offer walking, hiking and biking activities from May 28 through 31. Information/details: www.akd-gfs.org, local chapter link “Outings Schedule.”

 

Girls’ Softball

QUEENSBURY The age 10 and younger Girls’ Fast Pitch Softball Tournament will be held on Saturday and Sunday, May 28 and 29, at the Adirondack Sports Complex/The Dome in Queensbury. Information: 518-798-5718, or www.adksc.org.

 

Glens Falls Art

GLENS FALLS “Have a Seat Glens Falls,” an outdoor art project of decorated Adirondack chairs, will be held from Saturday, May 28, through Monday, Sept. 5, in downtown Glens Falls. Free. Information: 518-798-1144, or www.haveaseatglensfalls.com.

 

Farmers’ Market

GLENS FALLS The Farmers’ Market will be open from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 28, at the South Street Pavilion in Glens Falls. Information: 518-792-0438, or www.gffma.com.

 

Flea Market

LAKE GEORGE An indoor “Fleeing Flea Market” will be held from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 28, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday the 29th, 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.

 

Antiques Show

QUEENSBURY An Antiques Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, May 28 and 29, at Glenwood Manor Antiques in Queensbury. Free. Information: 518-798-4747.

 

LGV Parade

LAKE GEORGE The Memorial Day Parade will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 28, at Canada Street in Lake George Village. Information: 518-668-2045.

 

Sunday, May 29

BENSON A Memorial Day Service will be held beginning at 11:15 a.m. on Sunday, May 29 in front of the town offices. Local representative Will Stevens will address the crowd, the Fair Haven Town Band will perform and a guest violinist will play the national anthem. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own chairs.

 

Monday May 30

 

MileRace

GLENS FALLS A Memorial Day Mile Race will be held at 9:40 a.m. on Monday, May 30, at Glen Street in Glens Falls. This race is billed as “flat, fast and fun!” Information: www.adirondackrunners.org.

 

Glens Falls Parade

GLENS FALLS The Memorial Day Parade will step off at 10 a.m. on Monday, May 30, at the Civil War Monument in Glens Falls. Information: 518-761-3813.

 

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.

 

Friday June 3

 

Flea Market, Crafts

RUTLAND BROC Community Action in Southwestern Vermont will continue its Third Annual Flea Market and Craft Fair in the President’s Building at the Vermont State Fairgrounds in Rutland. Dates are June 3 through 5, July 2 through 4, and July 15 and 16. Inside and outside vendor space is available for new and used items. Information/vendor space: Donna Stearns at 802-773-9480.

 

Saturday June 4

 

Horsemanship

FORT ANN Certified instructor Michelle Labriola will lead a Natural Horsemanship Demonstration from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 4, at Walker’s Farm, Home and Tack on Route 4 in Fort Ann. This demonstration will be repeated on June 18, July 9 and 30, Aug. 13 and 27, and Sept. 10 and 24. Information: Email walkersfarmhomeandtack@yahoo.com.

 

Sunday June 12

 

Chamber Music

SALEM The 2011 Chamber Music Series will conclude at 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 12, at the Courthouse Community Center in Salem. Featured will be violinist Kaori Washiyama along with other talented musicians, and insightful narrative by Daniel Shulman. Cost: $20. Information: www.salemcourthouse.org.

 

Wednesday June 22

 

Concert

HARTFORD  The Hartford Volunteer Fire Company presents Leroy Troy and the Tenessee Mafia Jug Band on Wednesday, June 22 from 6-9 p.m. at the Hartford Firehouse on Rt. 40. Tickets are $10 per person, and available from Chris Jones at 518-632-5326 or Bonnie of As Time Goes By at 518-632-5166.

 

Saturday July 2

 

Flea Market, Crafts

RUTLAND BROC Community Action in Southwestern Vermont will continue its Third Annual Flea Market and Craft Fair in the President’s Building at the Vermont State Fairgrounds in Rutland. Dates are July 2 through 4 and July 15 and 16. Inside and outside vendor space is available for new and used items. Information/vendor space: Donna Stearns at 802-773-9480.

 

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.

 

Saturday July 9

 

Horsemanship

FORT ANN Certified instructor Michelle Labriola will lead a Natural Horsemanship Demonstration from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 9, at Walker’s Farm, Home and Tack on Route 4 in Fort Ann. This demonstration will be repeated July 30, Aug. 13 and 27, and Sept. 10 and 24. Information: Email walkersfarmhomeandtack@yahoo.com.

 

Friday July 15

 

Flea Market, Crafts

RUTLAND BROC Community Action in Southwestern Vermont will conclude its Third Annual Flea Market and Craft Fair in the President’s Building at the Vermont State Fairgrounds in Rutland on Friday and Saturday, July 15 and 16. Inside and outside vendor space is available for new and used items. Information/vendor space: Donna Stearns at 802-773-9480.

 

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.

 

Saturday August 13

 

Horsemanship

FORT ANN Certified instructor Michelle Labriola will lead a Natural Horsemanship Demonstration from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 13, at Walker’s Farm, Home and Tack on Route 4 in Fort Ann. This demonstration will be repeated Aug. 27, and Sept. 10 and 24. Information: Email walkersfarmhomeandtack@yahoo.com.

 

Saturday September 10

 

Horsemanship

FORT ANN Certified instructor Michelle Labriola will lead a Natural Horsemanship Demonstration from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 10, at Walker’s Farm, Home and Tack on Route 4 in Fort Ann. This demonstration will be repeated on Sept. 24. Information: Email walkersfarmhomeandtack@yahoo.com.

 

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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 jcamero4@nycap.rr.com.

 

Fort Edward, Broadway Lanes parking lot, Route 4, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fridays June through October, contact Linda Gifford, 792-0198.

 

Fort Ann, Walker’s Farm, Home and Tack, 5565 Route 4, 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays through October 26, contact Allison Wilshere, 639-5223.

 

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 (updated May 6, 2011)

 

Ballston Spa, Wisnal Park, Front Street, 3 to 6 p.m. Thursdays, 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays, mid June through September; Winter Market, CCE Building, 50 W. High Street, first Saturdays, 9 a.m. to noon, October through May; contact Cyndi Pastore, 885-6693.

 

Burnt Hills, Former Old Homestead Restaurant, Route 50 and Lakehill Road, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, 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; Winter Market, inside City Hall, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. second Saturdays, November through February,  contact Linda Gifford at 792-0198.

 

Greenfield, Middle Grove Park, 4 to 7 p.m. Fridays, late June through September, contact Ron Deutsch, 469-6769.

 

Prestwick Chase at Saratoga, 3 to 6 p.m. Mondays, June through October, contact Kellie Postlethwaite, 584-7766.

 

Saratoga Springs, High Rock Park, 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, May through October; Winter Market, Division Street Elementary School, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, November through April,  www.saratogafarmersmarket.org.

 

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 1 p.m. Sundays, June through October, contact Mary Stalker, 665-8344.

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