Community Calendar 5/26/11

T hursday May 26

 

Memorial Day Event

WELLS A Memorial Day event will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, May 26, on the green in Wells. And, to kick off the town’s celebration of its 250th anniversary, a new monument honoring area veterans will be unveiled. Everyone is invited to attend.

 

Bag Sale

SALEM The Shoppe Off Broadway thrift store in Salem will celebrate its seventh anniversary with a Bag Sale from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday and Friday, May 26 and 27, and 10 a.m. through the afternoon on Saturday, May 28. A bag filled with clothing, shoes and handbags will cost only $1. Also, enter a drawing to win a beautiful hanging basket.

 

Art Exhibit

GREENWICH The Greenwich High School Art Department will hold an opening reception for its annual Student Exhibition on Thursday, May 26, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Gallery 668 on the Cambridge-Battenville Road in Greenwich. The event is open to the public and the exhibit will run through Wednesday, June 8.

 

Chicken and Biscuit

GRANVILLE The Middle Granville Presbyterian Church on Route 22A invites everyone to a family-style Chicken and Biscuit Supper from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 26. Takeouts will be available. Cost: $7 adults; $3.50 ages 4 to 12; free younger than 4. Gift certificates will be available, too.

 

Dance Instruction

CASTLETON Barbara Hoffman, and Americorps worker and contra dance caller, will call and teach traditional contra dances from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 26, at the Castleton Community Center on Route 4A. You don’t need to bring a partner and all family members will be welcome. Information: 802-468-3093.

 

Biker Meeting

RUTLAND The Southwest Freedom Riders will hold their monthly meeting at Seward’s Family Restaurant at 224 N. Main St. on Thursday, May 26 at 7 p.m. Guests, new members, and all bikes welcomed.

 

H.M.S. Pinafore

DORSET The Dorset Players will stage Gilbert and Sullivan’s classic operetta, “H.M.S. Pinafore,” Thursday through Sunday, May 26 to 29, at the Dorset Playhouse on Cheney Road. Show times will be 7:30 p.m. May 26 to 28, and 2 p.m. May 29. Cost: $20 adults, $17 members; $10 younger than 19. Tickets: 802-867-5777. Information: www.dorsetplayers.org.

 

Friday May 27

 

Golf Tournament

QUEENSBURY Friday, May 27, is the deadline to register for the Adirondack Community College Foundation’s 2011 Lyman A. “Teen” Beeman, Jr., Golf Tournament on Friday, June 3, at the Hiland Golf Club, Haviland Road in Queensbury. Registration will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Entry fee: $150 per player, $600 per foursome. Information/registration: Kim Thomas at 743-2243.

 

Cycling Killington

KILLINGTON The Killington Stage Race will be held Friday through Monday, May 27 to 30, in Killington. Featured will be a circuit cycling race Saturday, 11-mile individual time trials Sunday, and a 62-mile “Queen Stage” on Monday. For information on this cycling event, visit www.killingtonstagerace.com.

 

Robotics Camp

SARATOGA SPRINGS Area students entering grades 9 and 10 are encouraged to sign up for a Robotic Challenge Camp Wednesday through Sunday, July 20 to 24, at the WSWHE BOCES’ F. Donald Myers Education Center, 15 Henning Road in Saratoga Springs. Participants will explore the construction and control of industrial robots and build their own robots. Free tuition. Information/registration: Scott Draina at 581-1405, or email sdraina@wsheboces.org, or www.questar.org/summercamp.

 

Art of Bridge

MANCHESTER The Southern Vermont Arts Center in Manchester is accepting registrations for The Art of Bridge, an ACBL-sanctioned duplicate tournament, and a Party Bridge event that will be held on Monday, July 11. Entry fee: $75, including pre-game coffee and pastries, bridge play, and a post-game light buffet luncheon by Chef Mariah Macfarlane. Information/registration: Jackie Sargood at 802-362-1405.

 

Bake Sale

POULTNEY Local churches and organizations will hold a Bake Sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, May 27, in front of Williams True Value Hardware on Main Street in Poultney. Proceeds will benefit flood victims in the southern United States. In case of rain, the sale will be held inside the store. Also, donations for this effort may be made through the Poultney Rotary Club.

 

Book Sale

ARLINGTON The Martha Canfield Library will hold a Book Sale May 27 through 30 at the Arlington Community Center on Route 7A. Hours will be 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday and Monday. Information: 802-375-6153, or www.marthacanfieldlibrary.org.

 

Memorial Service

FAIR HAVEN A Memorial Day Service will be held at 1:15 p.m. on Friday, May 27, in the gymnasium at Fair Haven Grade School. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Giffy’s Barbecue

SCHAGHTICOKE A Giffy’s Barbecue will be held from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Friday, May 27, at the Schaghticoke Fairgrounds. Takeouts only will be available at the Route 40 entrance of the Fairgrounds’ east gate. Cost: $10, with proceeds going toward a new roof on the Fairgrounds’ Poultry Building. Information/advance tickets: 518-753-4411, 518-663-8156, or 663-9970.

 

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.

 

Burr and Burton Gala

MANCHESTER The Burr and Burton Academy Parent Assn. will host a Global Community Gala on Friday, May 27, at Hildene in Manchester. The school’s students will perform, local and international cultures will be celebrated, international fare from Chantecleer will be served, and there’ll be a live auction of jewelry, trips and more. Reservations: Nancy Brown at 802-549-8110. Information: www.burrburton.org/globalcommunitygala. Online auction: www.benefitevents.com/auctions/burrandburton.

 

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.

 

Free Movie

SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville Public Library at 52 Ferry Street will screen the G-rated, 84-minute movie, “Gnomeo and Juliet,” at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 27. Bring a snack to this free event that’s open to all. Information: 518-695-6641.

 

Author Visits

MANCHESTER Vermont author Michele Doucette will visit with her book, “Walking to Eden,” at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 27, at the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester. Information: 802-362-2200.

 

Robert Wuagneux

CASTLETON Local singer/songwriter Robert Wuagneux will perform a high-energy concert from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday, May 27, at the Castleton Free Library Coffeehouse on Main Street, Route 4A. During breaks in Robert’s performance, the library’s Meg Fitch will read from her poems and the Friends of the Castleton Library will provide tasty desserts. Information: 802-468-5574.

 

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.”

 

Community Garden

GRANVILLE The Green Arrows 4-H Club and some Granville FFA members will begin planting a community garden at Mettowee Riverside Park in Granville the morning of Saturday, May 28. A large variety of plants will be planted in the 2,000 sq. ft. garden, and fruits and vegetables produced there will be donated to the Granville Food Pantry. If you would like to help with the planting, call Sharisa Dunavan at 518-307-4137, or email ffa4hmomx3@gmail.com.

 

MayFest

BENNINGTON MayFest will be held on Saturday, May 28, in downtown Bennington.

 

Epee Competition

TICONDEROGA The Middlebury Fencing Club will cosponsor the 15th Annual Open Epee Competition on Saturday, May 28, at Fort Ticonderoga (rain date May 29). Information: 518-585-2821, or www.FortTiconderoga.org.

 

Plant Sale

RUPERT The Rupert Kittay Library at 2827 Route 153 in Rupert will hold a Plant Sale at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 28. Locally grown perennials, herbs and vegetables will be offered, along with annuals by Laura’s Garden, and hanging baskets.

 

Garage Sale

GRANVILLE The Class of 1969 will hold a Garage Sale on Saturday, May 28 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Pine Grove Diner, 68 Quaker St., Granville, NY. Any classmates wishing to donate items to fund the 45th reunion may drop them off at the Pine Grove.

 

Book Sale

ORWELL The Orwell Free Library will hold its 4th Annual Book, Bake and Plant Sale on Saturday, May 28 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

 

Plant Sale, More

PERU The Peru Church will hold its annual Plant Sale from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, June 28. A wide selection of annuals and perennials will be available, and a master gardener will be on hand to offer tips on plantings for shady and sunny areas. Books and movies from Kermit Reilly’s vast collection also will be for sale.

 

Lake Fund Meeting

WELLS The Lake St. Catherine Conservation Fund, Inc., will hold its Annual Meeting at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 28, at the Wells Village School. This meeting will focus on current and pending permits for hydro raking, hydraulic dredging, and aeration. Election of directors and officers will be held, too. Everyone is encouraged to attend.

 

Open Studios

CASTLETON/FAIR HAVEN The Vermont Crafts Council will sponsor Open Studio Weekend on Saturday and Sunday, May 28 and 29, throughout Vermont. Included will be studios in Fair Haven and Castleton. Maps will be available at many local locations and you can follow the bright yellow signs to the studios from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days. Information: Caren Helm at 802-265-2145.

 

Fireside Stories

GRANVILLE Fireside Stories for children will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 28, at the Pember Library, 33 W. Main Street in Granville. Gardening will be this week’s theme. Information: 518-642-2525.

 

Rupert Service

RUPERT The Rupert 250th Anniversary Committee will sponsor a Memorial Service at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 28, at the Rupert Town Office. A monument and plaque honoring all veterans will be dedicated, and surviving World War II veterans and their families, along with many other Rupert veterans, will be in attendance. The guest speaker will be Col. Charles Rockwell (Ret.) of the Vermont National Guard. Music by Duane Carlton and The Space Monkeys will follow, and free hot dogs, ice cream and maple treats will be served. Information/time: Gene Higgins at 802-394-7738.

 

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.

 

Salem Garage Sale

SALEM The Salem Area Chamber of Commerce will sponsor the Salem Town-wide Garage Sale on Saturday and Sunday, May 28 and 29.

 

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.

 

$1 Breakfast

POULTNEY Everyone is invited to a Community Breakfast from 8 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 28, at the Episcopal Ministry Center, 84 Church Street in Poultney. Cost: $1; free age 14 and younger.

 

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.

 

Hoosick Tag Sale

HOOSICK FALLS The annual Hoosick Town-wide Tag Sale that will be held on Saturday, May 28, in and around the Village of Hoosick Falls. A free map with sale locations will be available from 9 a.m. to noon at the Hoosick Area Youth Center, 115 Church Street. Information: 518-686-9050.

 

Plants, Baked Goods

ARLINGTON The Arlington Garden Club will hold its annual Plant and Baked Goods Sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 28, at the Community House on Main Street, Route 7A, in Arlington. Perennials from the Gardens Perfecti Nursery in Castleton, and special plants from club members’ gardens, will be offered. A variety of home-baked goods, soups and bakes beans also will be available. Information: Kathy Geneslaw at 375-1233.

 

Guided Walk

STILLWATER A guided Natural History Walk will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 28, at the Saratoga National Historical Park Battlefield in Stillwater. Information: Email oldsaratogahappenings@gmail.com.

 

Danby Tag Sale

DANBY A Town-wide Tag Sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 28, at the green on Main Street in Danby (inside the Griffith store in case of rain). Space is available at $5 each and tables may be rented at $5 each, or bring your own table. Donations for this sale will be appreciated; call Georgia LaBatt at 293-5071. Proceeds will benefit Danby’s 250th anniversary celebration.

 

Art Studios Open

POULTNEY Dick and Nancy Weis will open their studio at 188 Main Street in Poultney from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, May 28 and 29, as part of Vermont Open Studio Weekend. Encaustic paintings, paper works, acrylic and oil paintings, drawings, sculpture, and hard-carved wooden flutes will be featured. Other studios in Pawlet, Middletown Springs, Fair Haven and Castleton also are scheduled to participate in Open Studio Weekend.

 

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.

 

Fireside Stories

GRANVILLE All children are invited to Fireside Stories at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 28, at the Pember Library, 33 W. Main Street in Granville. Gardening will be this week’s theme. Information: 518-642-2525.

 

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.

 

Free Concert

SALEM The Summer Sounds of Salem concert series will present Bob Beaver from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 28, at the Rotary gazebo on Main Street in Salem, rain or shine. Free and open to all, this concert will feature classic rock and familiar favorites.

 

Chicken Barbecue

WHITEHALL The Sons of the American Legion squadron invites everyone to a Chicken Barbecue from noon until sold out on Saturday, May 28, at the American Legion Hall, 148 Main Street in Whitehall. Free delivery will be provided in the village limits by calling 499-2482. Cost: $8.

 

Free Dinner

CAMBRIDGE The New Skete Parish will serve a free Community Ham Dinner from noon to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 28, at the First Baptist Church on W. Main Street in Cambridge. Takeouts will be available at 1 p.m. if food still is available (no second meal takeouts). Information: Bev at 677-3327, or the church at 677-5487.

 

Chicken BBQ

SALEM The Salem Fire Dept. holds its annual Chicken BBQ on Saturday, May 29 from Noon-2 p.m. at Proudfit Hall. This is a take-out only event. Tickets are $8 at the door or in advance at Salem Hardware, Main St. Diner, A&J Agway or call 518-321-9430. Also, the department’s Support Group will hold a Bake Sale that day from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in front of the firehouse on West Broadway.

 

BBQ & Music

GREENWICH  The Battenkill Conservancy holds its first annual “The Battenkill Runs Through It” Beach Barbeque and Music Festival at the Greenwich Town Beach on Saturday, May 28 from noon-6 p.m. Fun river-related activities and all-day music.

 

Chicken Barbecue

 

Chant Workshop

CASTLETON A Gregorian Chant Workshop with Dr. William Tortolano will be offered from 12:30 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 28, at St. John the Baptist Church on Route 4A, Main Street, in Castleton. Little or no knowledge of the chant is needed to participate in this “review” for choir and congregation members, liturgy leaders, and others. Cost: $25, including handbook, music and refreshments. Information: 802-468-5706.

 

Plants, Barbecue

SCHUYLERVILLE The Quaker Springs United Methodist Church at 466 Route 32 in Schuylerville will hold its Third Annual Chicken Barbecue and Yard/Plant Sale on Saturday, May 28. Included will be Giffy’s Barbecue from 4 to 6 p.m. Takeouts will be available or eat at the church. Cost: $9. Advance tickets: Deb Lagoe at 584-1812. There also will be a silent auction with proceeds benefiting Rebuilding Together of Saratoga County.

 

Healing Service

GRANVILLE  The Trinity Episcopal Church will hold a Healing Service on Saturday, May 28 at 6 p.m. at the church. Music will be provided by Paul Gibbs.

 

Jon Katz

MANCHESTER Author Jon Katz will present his debut children’s book, “Meet the Dogs of Bedlam Farm,” at 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 28, at the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester. Information: 802-362-2200.

 

Sunday, May 29

 

Pancake Breakfast

SALEM A Holiday Weekend Pancake Breakfast will be served from 7 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, May 29, at the Salem Fish and Game Club on Route 29 in Salem. Tickets will be sold at the door. Information: Bill at 677-3384, or Kevin at 222-3448.

 

Sunday Breakfast

SCHAGHTICOKE Victor Lodge of Schaghticoke, on Route 67 across from Hoosic Valley Central School, invites everyone to a buffet-style Pancake/Waffles Breakfast from 7:30 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, May 29. The breakfast will be free for active-duty military personnel.

 

Church Service

WEST PAWLET St. Francis Cabrini Church in West Pawlet will hold Mass every Sunday at 11:15 a.m. Information: Rev. James Lawrence, 802-265-3135.

 

Benson Service

BENSON A Memorial Day Service will be held at 11:15 a.m. on Sunday, May 29, in front of the Benson Town Office. Local representative Will Stevens will address the gathering, and the Fair Haven Union High School Band and violinist Grady McIntyre will perform. You are reminded to bring a chair.

 

West Haven parade

WEST HAVEN The town will host its annual Memorial Day picnic from noon to 4 p.m., Sunday. Those coming are asking to bring a dish to share. Meat platters will be furnished. A softball game will follow the picnic.

Monday May 30

 

Monday, May 30

Mile Race

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.

 

Parade, Services

SALEM The annual Salem Memorial Day Parade will step off at 10 a.m. on Monday, May 30. All participants are asked to meet at the Salem Courthouse at 9:30 a.m. Also, services will be held at the monument at the Courthouse, the White Creek Bridge on Archibald Street, and at the Revolutionary War, Evergreen and Catholic cemeteries. The American Legion will hold a service at 9 a.m. at the park in Shushan, too.

 

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.

 

Parade, Service

ARGYLE The Town of Argyle and American Legion Post 1518 will host a Memorial Day Parade at 10 a.m. on Monday, May 30. The parade will begin at the north end of the village, ending at the American Legion Hall on Route 40 where a memorial service will be held. Everyone is encouraged to attend.

 

Wreath Laying

TICONDEROGA The annual Memorial Day Wreath Laying Ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, May 30, at Fort Ticonderoga. Information/time: 518-585-2821, or www.FortTiconderoga.org.

 

Barbecue, Plant Sale

HARTFORD The United Methodist Church at 47 Route 23 in Hartford will hold a Memorial Day Chicken Barbecue from 4 to 6 p.m. on Monday, May 30. Takeouts will be available. Cost: $9 adults, $4 ages 5 to 12, free younger than 5. A food and plant sale also will be held during the barbecue.

 

Hartford Parade

HARTFORD The Hartford Memorial Day Parade will step off at 7 p.m. on Monday, May 30, on Main Street.

 

Tuesday May 31

 

Caregiving Tips

BENNINGTON The Families Living Together group will meet at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, May 31, at the Bennington Project Independence Adult Day Service, in the Richard A. Sleeman building, 614 Harwood Hill in Bennington. Information will be shared to make caring for a loved one easier. This group meets on the last Tuesday each month and meetings are free and open to all. Information: 802-442-8136, or www.bpiads.org.

 

Driving Class

PITTSTOWN The National Traffic Safety Institute will sponsor a Defensive Driving Class from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 31, and Friday, June 3, at the Pittstown Methodist Church Hall. Cost: $35, or $30 per person for groups of three or more. Ask about taking points off your driving license and saving on car insurance. Pre-registration is requested with Mike at 663-5651.

 

Wednesday June 1

 

Garden Opens

TICONDEROGA The Kings Garden will open for the season at Fort Ticonderoga on Wednesday, June 1. Information: 518-585-2821, or www.FortTiconderoga.org.

 

Health Screening

RUTLAND The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice will offer a comprehensive cardiovascular/cholesterol Health Risk Screening at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 1, at its office, 7 Albert Cree Drive in Rutland. Cost: $30. An eight to 12-hour fast is required and appointments are requested at 802-775-0568.

 

Women’s Health

CAMBRIDGE Washington County WIC will hold its monthly clinic from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, June 1, at the Brieman Building in Cambridge. 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.

 

Health Clinics

RUTLAND AREA The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice will offer Blood Pressure and Foot Care Clinics as follows: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 1, Wallingford House, Wallingford; 11 a.m. June 2, Parker House, Rutland; 12:30 p.m. June 2, Bardwell House, Rutland; 9:30 a.m. June 3, Young-at-Heart Senior Center, Poultney; 12:30 p.m. June 3, Ira Town Hall; and 11:30 a.m. June 6, Village Manor, Pittsford. Cost: $2 blood pressure; $5 foot care. Information: 802-775-0568.

 

Garden Club Meets

SCHUYLERVILLE Cecilia Pakar, floral designer at Price Chopper Central Market Florist in Wilton, will speak about her experiences working with floral arrangements at the 1 p.m. meeting of the Schuylerville Garden Club on Wednesday, June 1. You’ll find this event at the United Methodist Church in Schuylerville and prospective members will be welcome. Information: Kathy Turcotte at 695-3915.

 

Bike Ride

STILLWATER A guided evening Bike Ride of about five miles will be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, June 1, at the Saratoga National Historical Park Battlefield in Stillwater. Bring water and a helmet is required. Information: 518-664-9821, Ext. 224, or www.nps.gov/sara.

 

Recital at FHUHS

FAIR HAVEN A Piano and Guitar Recital will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 1, at Fair Haven Union High School. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Awards Assembly

GRANVILLE The 34th Annual Academic Awards Assembly will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 1, in the gymnasium at Granville High School on Quaker Street. Students will be recognized for achievements such as perfect attendance, high honor roll, improvements in various subjects, and more. And, the top 10 students in the class of 2011 will be announced. Information: Bridget Liebig at 642-1051, Ext. 2308, or email bliebig@granvillecsd.org.

 

Gawlik Awards

MANCHESTER Burr and Burton Academy will host the first Gawlik Awards Night at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 1, at the Riley Center for the Arts in Manchester. Everyone is invited to this gala event celebrating students’ film, drama, dance and music achievements. “Surprise guest appearances by fabulous stars” are promised. Information: Bill Muench at email bmuench@burrburton.org.

 

Concert

SARATOGA SPRINGS Singer/guitarist Jeffrey Gaines, with Amy Speace, will perform in concert at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, June 1, at Universal Preservation Hall, 25 Washington Street in Saratoga Springs. The opening act will be the local pop/folk group, Closer Still. Cost: $25.  Information/tickets: 1-800-838-3006, or www.universalpreservationhall.org.

 

Thursday June 2

 

Elvis Festival

LAKE GEORGE The Eighth Annual LakeGeorge.com Elvis Festival will be held Thursday through Sunday, June 2 to 5. Featured will be 50 Elvis tribute artists, classic car parade, cruises, after-hours parties, Elvis collectibles sale, and Las Vegas-style shows. New this year will be the Ultimate Elvis Wedding, an opportunity to get legally married or have vows renewed. Information/tickets: 518-681-7452, or www.LakeGeorgeElvisFest.com.

 

Photo Scanning

SCHUYLERVILLE AREA A Photo Scanning Session will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 2, at the Saratoga Town Hall. The Saratoga historian will scan photos of Saratoga, Schuylerville and Victory and save them on CDs for you and the town’s archives.

 

Chicken and Biscuit

WEST FORT ANN The West Fort Ann United Methodist Church on Copeland Pond Road invites everyone to a Chicken and Biscuit Dinner at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 2. Cost: $8 adults; $4 children; free younger than 5.

 

Legion Auxiliary

FAIR HAVEN American Legion Auxiliary Unit 49 will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 2, at American Legion Post 49, 72 S. Main St. in Fair Haven. This auxiliary meets on the first Thursday each month. Information: 802-265-7983.

 

Energy Options

MANCHESTER RBC Wealth Management and the Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning will host a panel discussion titled, “America’s Energy Future: Are There Any Good Options?” at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 2, at the Maple Street School in Manchester. The moderator will be Dr. Steven W. Sinding. Cost: $15. Information/registration: Renee Bornstein at 802-362-1199, or www.greenmtnacademy.org.

 

Legion Meetings

POULTNEY American Legion Post 39 at 689 Granville Street in Poultney will hold meetings as follows: Sons of the American Legion 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 2; Ladies Auxiliary 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 7; and the regular Legion meeting 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 9. Information: 802-287-5229.

 

Free Concert

GRANVILLE The 2011 Summer Concert Series will present the Freedom Hawk Band in concert from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, June 2, at Veterans Memorial Park on Quaker Street in Granville. Free and open to all. Also, a chicken barbecue will be held at the fire house across the street from the park.

 

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

 

Soccer Camp

RUTLAND The College of St. Joseph in Rutland is accepting registrations for a Co-Ed Soccer Camp that will run 9 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday, June 27 to July 1. Men’s Soccer Coach Ray Fish will direct the camp. Cost: $80, $65 each additional family member, including a camp shirt, soccer ball, and solid instruction.  Information/registration: 776-5247, or www.csj.edu.

 

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.

 

Balloon Festival

CAMBRIDGE The 11th Annual Cambridge Valley Balloon Festival will be held Friday through Sunday, June 3 to 5, in Cambridge. Balloon launches will be at dawn and dusk, Friday evening through Sunday morning, and there’ll be food and events all weekend, including fireworks Friday evening  (best viewing from the Cambridge Guest Home Park on South Union Street).  Information: 518-677-0887, or www.cambridgenychamber.com.

 

Craft Fair

CAMBRIDGE The Cambridge Tribesman Booster Club will hold a Craft and Vendor Fair on Friday and Saturday, June 3 and 4, during the Cambridge Valley Balloon Festival in Cambridge. Information/vendor space: Dawn Case at 518-677-3959, or email case52@verizon.net.

 

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 June 3. 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 June 3 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.

 

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.

 

Tow Trucks

LAKE GEORGE The ESTRA Tow Truck Convention will be held Friday through Sunday, June 3 to 5, at the Fort William Henry Resort in Lake George Village. Hours will be 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday. Demonstrations, skills events, seminars, children’s activities, and vendors will be featured. Free. Information: 1-888-853-7872, or www.estranys.com.

 

Relay for Life

QUEENSBURY A Relay for Life will be held from 6 p.m. to 7 a.m. beginning on Friday, June 3, at the high school track in Queensbury. Information: 518-792-5377, or www.relayforlife.org/queensburyNY.

 

Saturday June 4

 

Free Fort Admission

TICONDEROGA Neighbor Appreciation Day will be held on Saturday, June 4, at Fort Ticonderoga. Residents of Essex, Warren, Washington and Clinton counties in New York, and Addison, Chittenden and Rutland counties in Vermont, will be admitted free with proof of residency. Information: 518-585-2821, or www.FortTiconderoga.org.

 

Golf Outing

HARTFORD The Washington County Association of Snowmobile Clubs will sponsor its Sixth Annual Golf Outing on Saturday, June 4, at the Pole Valley Players Club on Route 196 in Hartford. Proceeds will benefit the Robert Waite Memorial Fund for annual awards to 12 local students. Cost: $70 per player. Information/registration: Dave Linendoll at 854-9556, or email dlmxz600@verizon.net.

 

Softball Tournament

QUEENSBURY A Youth Indoor Softball Tournament will be held at 8 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday, June 4 and 5, at the Adirondack Sports Complex/The Dome in Queensbury. Free. Information: 518-743-1086, or www.adksc.com.

 

Farmers’ Market

GLENS FALLS The Farmers’ Market will be open from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, June 4, at the South Street Pavilion in Glens Falls. Information: 518-792-0438, or www.gffma.com.

 

Women’s Retreat

GREENWICH Certified life coach Jean Fast will lead a women’s retreat, “Born to Belong!” from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 4, at Christ the King Spiritual Life Center, 575 Burton Road in Greenwich. Cost: $45, including lunch and materials. Information/registration: Brenda at 518-692-9550, or www.stkcenter.org.

 

Valley Falls Sale

VALLEY FALLS The Valley Falls Library will sponsor the Valley Falls Village-wide Lawn and Garage Sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 4. The library will have a Treasures and Trash sale of hundreds of books, garage sale items, perennials, and homemade baked goods. Also, food will be available at the United Methodist Church and at the library.

 

Poultney Yard Sale

POULTNEY The Poultney Area Chamber of Commerce will host the Poultney Town-wide Yard Sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 4, rain or shine. Businesses, organizations and private homes will offer a wide range of items for sale. Vendor space may be reserved with Mary Lee Harris at Stitchy Women, 144 Main Street, 802-287-4114.

 

Spring Fair

LAKE GEORGE St. James Episcopal Church at 172 Ottawa Street in Lake George will hold its Eighth Annual Spring Fair from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, June 4 and 5. Plants, crafts, antiques and collectibles will be offered, and soup, chili, hot dogs and sandwiches will be available.

 

Guided Walk

STILLWATER A Guided Natural History Walk will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 4, at the Saratoga National Historical Park Battlefield in Stillwater. Discover an amazing array of flowers and trees in lesser-known parts of the park. Information: 518-664-9821, Ext. 224, or www.nps.gov/sara.

 

Quilt Show

QUEENSBURY The Wings Falls Quilt Show, “Along the River,” will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 4, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday the fifth, at the Adirondack Sports Complex/The Dome in Queensbury. More than 200 quilts, challenge quilts, demonstrations, and a raffle will be featured. Information/cost: www.wingsfallsquilters.org.

 

Fireside Stories

GRANVILLE Fireside Stories for children will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 4, at the Pember Library, 33 W. Main Street in Granville. Hot air balloons will be this week’s theme. Information: 518-642-2525.

 

Free Concert

SALEM The Summer Sounds of Salem concert series will present Salem’s Aaron Butler performing a mix of pop, folk and rock music from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 4, at the Rotary gazebo on Main Street in Salem. Free and open to all.

 

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.

 

Duck Derby

ARLINGTON The 22nd Annual Battenkill Duck Derby and Family Fair will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 4, at Arlington Rec Park on Route 7A in Arlington (rain site Fisher Elementary School, 504 E. Arlington Road, Arlington). Featured will be games, a bounce house, dunk tank, food, a silent auction, and prizes awarded for the first 25 ducks. See the silent auction items at Berkshire Bank in Arlington. Cost: $4 one duck, $10 three ducks, $20 seven ducks, with proceeds benefiting Happy Days Playschool. Duck tickets will be available at several Arlington locations. Information: 802-375-6039.

 

Canoe/Kayak Race

QUEENSBURY The annual Feeder Canal Alliance Canoe/Kayak Race and Recreational Paddle will be held at noon on Saturday, June 4, at the Feeder Dam, end of Richardson Street in Queensbury. Registration will be from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Feeder Dam Park, end of Richardson Street, east of Northway Exit 18 in Queensbury. Information/pre-registration: 518-792-5363, or email info@feedercanal.com.

 

Chicken Barbecue

VALLEY FALLS The Valley Falls Untied Methodist Church at 16 State Street will hold a takeout-only Chicken Barbecue from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 4. Cost: $9 adults; $4 ages 6 to 12. Information/advance orders: 753-6053.

 

Chicken Barbecue

SHUSHAN The Shushan Methodist Church invites everyone to its annual takeout-only Chicken Barbecue from 4 to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 4. Cost: $10 adults; $5 children. Information/tickets: 518-854-3896.

 

Photography Opening

GLENS FALLS An opening reception for an exhibit of infrared photographs by Gary Larsen titled, “Paths in Life,” will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 4, at the bjsartworks Framing Gallery Studio, 71 Lawrence Street, Suite 212, in Glens Falls. Information: 518-793-9350, or www.bjsartworks.com.

 

Chicken Barbecue

BACON HILL The Bacon Hill Reformed Church invites everyone to a Chicken Barbecue on Saturday, June 4. Serving will be at 4:30 and 5:30 p.m. and takeouts will be available. Cost: $9.50 adults; $5 age 12 and younger. Information/reservations: Jane Schwerd at 587-8147.

 

Ham Dinner

JOHNSONVILLE Christ United Methodist Church in Johnsonville invites everyone to a Ham Dinner on Saturday, June 4. Seating will be at 5 and 6:30 p.m. Cost: $10 adults; $5 ages 6 to 12; free 5 and younger. Information/reservations: 753-6216.

 

Turkey Dinner

CASTLETON The Castleton Federated Church on Main St. will hold a roast turkey supper on Saturday, June 4 from 5-6:30 p.m. Cost is $9 adults, $5 children 12 and under. Proceeds go towards the church’s restoration fund. Information: 802-265-8686.

 

Car Rally, Craft Fair

GRANVILLE The Penrhyn Engine Co. will host its 2011 Car Rally from 5 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, June 4, at the Middle Granville Carnival Grounds, 1394 Route 24 in Middle Granville (rain date 3 to 6 p.m. June 5). Food, prizes, a craft fair from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., a 50/50, and live music will be featured. Admission: $3; free younger than 6. Car entry fee at event: $10; pre-registration $8. Everyone is asked to bring a non-perishable food item for the local food pantry.

 

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.

 

Author Visits

MANCHESTER Rye Barcott will present his memoir, “It Happened on the Way to War: A Marine’s Path to Peace,” at 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 4, at the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester. Information: 802-362-2200.

 

Talent Show

SALEM The Eighth Annual Courthouse Talent Show will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 4, at the Fort Salem Theater, 11 E. Broadway in Salem. A wide range of local talent will be featured. Cost: $10 adults; $5 younger than 18. Information: 518-854-7053.

 

Shows at Library

GLENS FALLS The Crandall Public Library at 251 Glen Street in Glens Falls will present “Selected Shorts,” the hit public radio show produced by Symphony Space in New York City, at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 4, and 2 p.m. Sunday the fifth. This show is a live performance of short stories read by actors of stage and screen. Reservations are strongly encouraged since seating is limited. Cost: $20 per performance, $10 age 60 and older, or $30 for both shows, $20 age 60 and older. Information/reservations: 518-792-6508, Ext. 285, or www.crandalllibrary.org.

 

Sunday June 5

 

Trail Day

SCHUYLERVILLE National Trail Day will be celebrated on Sunday, June 5, at Hudson Crossing, Lock 5 Island in Schuylerville. Outdoor enthusiasts will participate in the 19th annual celebration of America’s magnificent trail system. Information: www.hudsoncrossingpark.org.

 

Sunday Breakfast

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, June 5. Cost: $6 adults; $3 ages 5 to 12. Information: 753-9549.

 

Breakfast Buffet

CAMBRIDGE An all-you-can-eat Breakfast Buffet will be served from 8 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, June 5, 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.

 

Annual Bike Run

RUTLAND  The Southwest Freedom Riders will hold their Annual Blind Run on Sunday, June 5. Sign-in takes place from 9-10:30 a.m. at Seward’s Family Restaurant, 224 N. Main St. Cost is $5 per person. Cash prizes.

 

Bikes Blessing

SALEM SUMC and the Salem United Methodist Church invite all bikers and the public to its Fourth Annual Blessing of the Bikes at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 5. Rev. Debbie Earthrowl will preside over the blessings and helmets will be passed for donations to benefit Hugs for Heroes. SUMC is a support group for members of the military and veterans, police, firefighters, and their families. A free lunch and ride will follow the blessing. Information: Donna and Chuck Alexander, 518-85 4-3517, or April and Jim Washburn, 518-854-3097.

 

Open House

GRANVILLE The Granville Rescue Squad on E. Potter Avenue will hold an Open House and Membership Drive from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 5. Everyone is invited to come and learn about this important community organization.

 

Memorial Service

LAKE GEORGE A POW/MIA Memorial Service will be held at 1 p.m. on Sunday, June 5, at Prospect Mountain in Lake George. Information: 518-251-2002.

 

Cello Concert

CAMBRIDGE Music from Salem will present a Cello Seminar Concert titled, “Welcome Spring,” at 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 5, at Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Cost: $20 suggested donation. Information: 518-677-2495, or www.musicfromsalem.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, June 5, 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. A meeting will precede the dance at 1:30 p.m. and there’ll be a buffet at 3 p.m. (bring a dish to share). Information: Floyd at 747-6687.

 

Monday June 6

 

Motorcycle Rally

LAKE GEORGE The Americade Motorcycle Touring Rally will be held Monday through Saturday, June 6 to 11, in Lake George. Boat cruises, guided mini-tours, manufacturer demonstrations, a TourExpo trade show, seminars, parades, and more will be featured. Information: 518-798-7888, or www.americade.com.

 

Farmers’ Market

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

 

Chorus Practice

RUTLAND The Rutland Curbstone Chorus will meet for practice at 7 p.m. on Monday, June 6, at Rutland High School. All males with an interest in barbershop singing are encouraged to join this fun group. Information: 802-273-2911.

 

Legion Bingo

CAMBRIDGE American Legion Post 634 at 2106 Route 22 in Cambridge will host Monday Bingo at 7 p.m. on June 6. This bingo is held each Monday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-677-8069.

 

Tuesday June 7

 

Basket Raffle

MANCHESTER The Mark Skinner Library at 48 West Road in Manchester will hold a “One World, Many Stories” Basket Raffle beginning on Tuesday, June 7. Whatever your favorite part of the world, you’ll find a basket that suits you, whether you’re an adult or child. Proceeds will benefit the 2011 Children’s Summer Reading Program and the raffle drawing will be on Thursday, July 7. Information: 802-362-2607.

 

Songwriter Workshop

GLENS FALLS LARAC will offer a series of Songwriter Workshops beginning from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 7, and Thursday, June 9, at its Lapham Gallery, 7 Lapham Place in Glens Falls. The series will continue from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on June 13 and 15, concluding with a concert from 5 to 7 p.m. June 16. Cost: $75; $65 members. Pre-registration is required with Jenny Hutchinson at 518-798-1144, Ext. 2, or email gallery@larac.org.

 

Free Concert

CASTLETON The Castleton Summer Concert on the Green Series will present the Jonathan Newell Band at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 7, at the green on Main Street, Route 4A, in Castleton (rain site, Casella Fine Arts Center, Castleton State College). Free and open to all.

 

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, June 7. 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.

 

Palmer Falls Talk

GLENS FALLS Stephen Cernek, professor of social sciences and humanities at Daniel Webster College, will speak on “A History of Palmer Falls in Corinth” at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 7. You’ll find this free event at the Chapman Historical Museum in Glens Falls. Information: 518-793-2826, or www.chapmanmuseum.org.

 

Self-Help Group

RUTLAND The Compassionate Friends self-help organization will meet from 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, June 7, at the Grace Congregational Church in Rutland (use West Street entrance). This is for all parents and families suffering the loss of a child or sibling. Information: Susan at 446-2278, or 236-9784 after 5:30 p.m.

 

Wednesday June 8

 

Garden Tour, More

QUEENSBURY The Lake George Community Garden Club will hold an Open Garden and Plant Exchange from 1 to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, June 8, at 748 Ridge Road in Queensbury. Included will be a garden tour, discussion of favorite plants, information from master gardeners, and refreshments. Also, each new gardener will receive a plant to take home. Information: www.lakegeorgecommunitygardenclub.org.

 

Farmers’ Market

FORT ANN A Farmers’ Market will be open from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 8, 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.

 

Friday June 10

 

Golf Tournament

GREENWICH The Lions Club Golf Tournament will be held at noon on Friday, June 10, at the Battenkill Country Club. Proceeds will benefit the Greenwich Medical Center. Information: 518-692-9179.

 

Relay for Life

GREENWICH A Relay for Life fundraiser for the American Cancer Society will be held from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. beginning on Friday, June 10, at the Greenwich High School track. Commitment fee: $10, and each participant will try to raise $125. Information: 518-454-4002.

 

Saturday June 11

 

Turkey Dinner

PUTNAM The Putnam United Presbyterian Church will hold its annual Turkey Dinner at the Putnam Firehouse on Saturday, June 11 with take-out starting at 4 p.m. and dining at 4:30 p.m. Cost is $10 adults and $5 for children.

 

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.

 

Viola Concert

CAMBRIDGE Music from Salem will present a Viola Seminar Concert at 7 p.m. on Sunday, June 12, at Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Cost: $20 suggested donation. Information: 518-677-2495, or www.musicfromsalem.org.

 

Tuesday June 14

 

Call for Artists

SHUSHAN Dionondehowa Wildlife Sanctuary & School invites artists to an organizational meeting for its upcoming exhibit “Earth & Sky” on Tuesday, June 14 at 7 p.m. at Dionondehowa. Information: Bonnie Hoag, 518-854-7764 or dionondehowa@yahoo.com.

 

 

Friday June 17

 

Whipple City Festival

GREENWICH The 20th Annual Whipple City Festival will be held Friday through Sunday, June 17 to 19, in Greenwich. Featured will be a parade at 6 p.m. Friday, with weekend carnival games, food, crafts, live music, and more. Free admission. Information: www.greenwichchamber.org.

 

Book Sale

GREENWICH A Whipple City Festival Book Sale of gently used books will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, June 17 and 18, at the Greenwich Free Library. Also, members of the Friends of the Greenwich Free Library will get an early start on the sale from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 16. Information: 518-692-2027.

 

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 June 17. 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 June 17 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.

 

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.

 

Saturday June 18

 

5K, Fun Walk

GREENWICH The Whipple City 5K Run and Fun Walk will be held at 8 a.m. on Saturday, June 18, at the Greenwich Central School. Part of the proceeds will benefit a Greenwich Central School scholarship. Information: 518-692-7979, or www.greenwichchamber.org.

 

Museum Tours

GREENWICH The Rough and Ready Engine Co. #2 Museum at 29 Main Street in Greenwich will be open for Self-Guided Tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, June 18 and 19. The museum is not handicap accessible. Cost: Free, donations accepted. Information: 518-692-7218.

 

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.

 

Country Dance

SCHUYLERVILLE The Country Round and Square Dance Association invites everyone to an Old-Style Country Dance from 7 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, June 18, 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 June 20

 

Legion Bingo

CAMBRIDGE American Legion Post 634 at 2106 Route 22 in Cambridge will host Monday Bingo at 7 p.m. on June 20. This bingo is held each Monday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-677-8069.

 

Tuesday June 21

 

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, June 21. 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.

 

Wednesday June 22

 

Farmers’ Market

FORT ANN A Farmers’ Market will be open from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 22, 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.

 

Concert at F.D.

HARTFORD The Hartford Volunteer Fire Company will present Leroy Troy and the Tennessee Mafia Jug Band on Wednesday, June 22, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the fire house on Route 40. Cost: $10. Advance tickets: Chris Jones at 518-632-5326, or Bonnie of As Time Goes By at 632-5166.

 

Sunday June 26

 

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, June 26, 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.

 

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.

 

Monday July 11

 

Art of Bridge

MANCHESTER The Southern Vermont Arts Center will host The Art of Bridge, an ACBL-sanctioned duplicate tournament, and a Party Bridge event, on Monday, July 11. Entry fee: $75, including pre-game coffee and pastries, bridge play, and a post-game light buffet luncheon by Chef Mariah Macfarlane. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. at the Elizabeth de C. Wilson Museum on the center’s campus off West Road in Manchester. Information/advance registration: Jackie Sargood at 802-362-1405.

 

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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