Community Calendar 6/2/11

T hursday June 2

 

Pies Sale

SALEM The Salem United Methodist Church on W. Broadway is selling 10-inch, deep-dish frozen pies in apple, blueberry, cherry-veryberry, raspberry, strawberry and rhubarb, in regular and sugar-free. Cost: $12. The deadline to order is June 2, with pies ready to pick up on Wednesday, June 15. Orders: Arlene Coldwell, 854-7588; Barb Hunter, 854-3647; or Donna Alexander, 854-3517.

 

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

 

Camp Invention

SCHUYLERVILLE The nonprofit Invent Now organization is accepting registrations for its Camp Invention science program that will run from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, August 1 to 5, at the Adirondack School. The cost for this program for children in grades 1 through 6 will be $215 ($50 nonrefundable); register with a friend and receive $25 off. Registration: 1-800-968-4332. Information: Cindy Wian at 518-321-9011, or email cwian@yahoo.com.

 

Co-Ed Softball

WHITEHALL Elks Lodge 1491 in Whitehall is accepting registrations for a Co-Ed Softball League. Information/to register: Rodney Tracy at 518-926-9417, or 518-499-5377, by Friday, June 10.

 

Mass. Trip

SOUTH HARTFORD AREA The Recycled Teenagers group is accepting reservations for a trip to Chicopee, Mass., on Wednesday, July 13. A lobster dinner and two shows will be featured (prime rib substitute available). Cost: $71. The bus will leave the South Hartford Congregational Church at 8 a.m. and return about 6 p.m. Information/reservations: Dot Barber at 518-632-5210.

 

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.

 

Thrift Shop Open

ARGYLE The Argyle Methodist Church Thrift Shop will be open from 2 to 5 p.m. on Friday, June 3, and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday the fourth. Trendy spring and summer items will be offered, in infant to adult sizes. This shop will be open on the first Friday and Saturday each month.

 

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.

 

Thrift Shop Open

HOOSICK FALLS Local Girl Scouts will staff the Thrift Shop from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday, June 3, and 9:30 a.m. to noon June 4, at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church on Main Street in Hoosick Falls (far right door, floor 2). Clothing for all ages will be offered, and you can fill a shopping bag provided by the shop for only $3. Information: Joyce Brewer at 518-686-4942, or email GirlScoutsHoosick@gmail.com.

 

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.

 

Musical

CAMBRIDGE The Theatre Company at Hubbard Hall will stage its final performances of the musical, “Merrily We Roll Along,” at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, June 3 and 4, and also 2 p.m. on June 4, at Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Cost: $25; $22 members; $15 students and children. Information/tickets: 518-677-2495, or www.hubbardhall.org.

 

 

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.

 

Bake, Plant Sale

CAMBRIDGE The Cambridge United Presbyterian Church at 81 E. Main Street will hold its annual Bake and Plant Sale on Saturday, June 4. Vendors and children’s activities will be included and everyone will be welcome. Information: 518-677-3863 mornings.

 

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.

 

Book Sale

MIDDLETOWN SPRINGS The Middletown Springs Public Library at 39 West Street will hold a Book Sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 4, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday the fifth. Gently read books, along with movies, puzzles and games will be offered. Information: 802-235-2435.

 

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.

 

5K Fun Run/Walk

PERU The Peru Church will host its annual 5K Fun Run/Walk on Saturday, June 4. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. at the Town Center, and the run/walk will start at 9 a.m. Prizes will be awarded. Cost: $10 suggested entry fee adults, $20 for a family, with proceeds benefiting the church’s ministries and outreach efforts. Information: Pastor Margaret at 379-1438.

 

5K Trail Race/Fun Walk

GRANVILLE The Second Rail Trail to the Footbridge 5K Trail Race/Fun Walk and 1K Kids Fun Run will be held at 9 a.m. on Saturday, June 4. Pick up a packet from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. at the Slate Valley Museum, 17 Water Street in Granville. A bus will take you to Andrews Lane on the Rail Trail for the start, and you’ll finish back at the footbridge near the Slate Valley Museum. Cost: $20 adults; $5 children. Information: racedirector@railtrailtothefootbridge5k.com, or www.railtrailtothefootbridge5k.com.

 

Farmers’ Market

RUTLAND The Downtown Farmer’s Market will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 4, at Depot Park in Rutland. This market will be open each Saturday.  Information: Greg Cox at 802-683-5791, or www.vtfarmersmarket.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.

 

Driving Class

SARATOGA SPRINGS A state-approved Defensive Driving Class will be offered from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 4, at the First Baptist Church, 45 Washington Street in Saratoga Springs. Ask about saving on your car insurance and taking points off your driving record. Cost: $35; bring a friend for $30. Information/registration: Ray Frankoski at 286-3788.

 

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.

 

Teacup Auction

WHITEHALL The Whitehall United Methodist Church, 56 Greenmount Cemetery Lane, will host their annual Teacup Auction on Saturday, June 4. Doors will open at 11 a.m. and the drawings will begin at 1 p.m. Tickets costs $6 and includes a light lunch and a door prize. Additional tickets cost $2 and proceeds benefit the church.

 

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.

 

New Firehouse

HUBBARDTON The Hubbardton Volunteer Fire Dept. and its boosters invite everyone to a New Firehouse Open House from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 4, at 4645 Monument Hill Road. Tour the station, meet the firefighters, see demonstrations, enjoy refreshments, and receive a prize.

 

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.

 

Art Reception

ARLINGTON An opening reception will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 4, for an exhibition of oil paintings and watercolors by Judith Kniffin at the Martha Canfield Library on E. Arlington Road in Arlington. Information: 802-375-6153, or www.marthacanfieldlibrary.org.

 

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.

 

Summer Party

MANCHESTER The Parent Association of Maple Street School will host a Welcome Summer Party on Saturday, June 4, at the school in Manchester. The Manchester-based band, “The Battenkillers, will perform a mix of dance music, and Chef Mariah Macfarlane of Café Mamie will prepare a dinner of local fare. Proceeds will benefit the school’s scholarship fund. Time/reservations: 802-362-7137, or www.maplestreetschool.com/summer-party/.

 

Roast Pork

PAWLET The Ladies’ and Gentlemen’s Supper Club invites everyone to a Roast Pork Dinner at 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 4, at the Pawlet Community Church on Route 133, just north of Route 30. Cost: $10 adults; $6 ages 6 to 12; free age 5 and younger. Takeouts may be ordered on June 4 at 802-325-3022. Information: Doreen Mach at 325-3428, or Judy Coolidge at 325-3073.

 

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.

 

Bike Run

RUTLAND  The Southwest Freedom Riders group will hold its Annual Blind Run on Sunday, June 5. Sign-in will be from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at Seward’s Family Restaurant, 224 N. Main St. in Rutland. Cost: $5, and cash prizes will be awarded.

 

Car Show

FORT EDWARD Cole’s Cruisers will present the Farm Car Show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 5, at the Little Theater on the Farm, 27 Plum Road in Fort Edward (rain date June 12). Fantastic cars, raffles, games, music, and refreshments will be featured. Admission: Free, donations accepted for food pantries. Exhibitor registration: $10, call Dave Cole at 518-955-2924. Information: www.littletheater27.com.

 

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.

 

Ham Dinner

HARTFORD Everyone is invited to a family-style Baked Ham Dinner from noon to 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 5, at Herschel-Argyle Masonic Lodge 508 on Main Street in Hartford. Takeouts will be available. Cost: $10 adults; $5 ages 6 to 12; free 5 and younger. Information: 747-3828.

 

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.

 

Basket Party

WELLS A Basket Party fundraiser will be held on Sunday, June 5, at the Modern Woodmen of America Hall off Route 30 in Wells. A variety of baskets, door prizes, a 50/50 raffle, and 50 cents per scoop buffet will be featured. Doors will open at 2 p.m. with drawings at 4 p.m. Proceeds will benefit the medical expenses of Edward VanGuilder who is battling cancer. Information: Ricky VanGuilder at 518-642-1198, Tammy Ashline at 518-636-3087, cell 518-307-3853, or Monalisa Wilson at 518-796-0747.

 

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

 

Golf Classic

CAMBRIDGE Registrations are requested by Monday, June 6, for the Salem Generals Golf Classic that will be held from 8 a.m. to noon on Sunday, June 12, at the Ondawa Golf Course on Route 22, between Salem and Cambridge. Cost: $40 per person, with two-person teams, including 18 holes, T-shirt, lunch, a $15,000 hole-in-one contest, and rounds of golf prizes. Information/registration: Pat Niles at Salem Central School, 518-854-7855, or 854-7419.

 

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

 

Memorial Ride

BOMOSEEN The 10th Annual Allan Woodard Memorial Ride will be held on Wednesday, June 8. This ride to Americade in Lake George will leave at 9 a.m. from Woodard Marine on Creek Road in Bomoseen. All proceeds will benefit the Rutland Regional Medical Center’s Cancer Center. Information: Adam at 802-236-3306.

 

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.

 

Thursday June 9

 

Croquet League

BENNINGTON A registration party for the Summer Croquet League will be held on Thursday, June 9, at the Park McCullough House in Bennington. Information/time: Joann Erenhouse, Bennington Area Chamber of Commerce, 802-447-3311.

 

Health Clinics

RUTLAND AREA The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice will offer Blood Pressure and Foot Care Clinics as follows: 12:30 p.m. Thursday, June 9, Castleton Meadows, Castleton; 11 a.m. June 10, Rupert Fire House; 1:15 p.m. June 15, The Meadows (residents only), Rutland; 3:15 p.m. June 15, The Gables (residents only), Rutland; and 9:30 a.m. June 15, Dorset Nursing (by appointment at 802-362-1200). Cost: $2 blood pressure; $5 foot care. Information: 802-775-0568.

 

Roast Pork

GRANVILLE The handicap accessible North Granville United Methodist Church on Route 22 invites everyone to a Roast Pork Supper at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 9. Cost: $9 adults; $4 ages 3 to 10; free younger than 3. Information: 6 42-1512.

 

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.

 

Graduations

FAIR HAVEN Graduation ceremonies will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 9, at the Fair Haven Grade School, and Friday, June 10, at Fair Haven Union High School.

 

Free Concert

GRANVILLE The 2011 Summer Concert Series will present the band, Grand Central Station, from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, June 9, at Veterans Memorial Park on Quaker Street in Granville. This band features pop, R&B, and standards from the 1960s to today. Free and open to all.

 

Georgi Museum Tour

SHUSHAN The Hebron Preservation Society will hold self-guided tours of the Georgi Museum and Park Center in Shushan as part of its meeting on Thursday, June 9 at 7 p.m. at the museum. The public is invited to attend and walk through the beautiful park grounds on the Battenkill, and to join the group for light refreshments following the tour. There is no charge for the event. Information: 518-642-3465.

 

Friday June 10

 

Theatre Opening

BENNINGTON The Old Castle Theatre Company season will open on Friday, June 10. Information: Joann Erenhouse, Bennington Area Chamber of Commerce, 802-447-3311.

 

Lawn Sale

WHITEHALL The nonprofit Skene Manor at Eight Potter’s Terrace in Whitehall will hold a Lawn Sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, June 10 and 11. Offered will be four chandeliers, assorted glassware, books, and much more.

 

Book Sale

GLENS FALLS The Friends of the Crandall Library will hold a Book Sale Friday through Sunday, June 10 to 12, at the library in Glens Falls. Hours will be 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, and 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Information: 518-792-6508, or www.crandalllibrary.org.

 

Golf Tournament

BONDVILLE The 10th Annual Mountain School at Winhall Golf tournament will be held on Friday, June 10, at the Stratton Mountain Country Club. From 10:30 to 11 a.m. there’ll be a free putting clinic, followed by golf registration at 11 a.m. and shotgun start at noon. Entry fee: $400 per foursome, or $125 per single golfer, including 18 holes, cart, and dinner at Tenderloins. There’ll also be a silent auction of valuable items. Pre-registration: www.themountainschool.org, click on the MSW Gold Tourney link.

 

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.

 

Car Show

MANCHESTER The Land Rover Driving School will present the 25th Anniversary Manchester Antique and Classic Car Show Friday through Sunday, June 10 to 12, at the Dorr Farm off Route 30 in Manchester. The show will kick off with an early bird flea market from noon to 6 p.m. Friday, Saturday hours will be 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission: $10; free for children. Information: 802-362-6313, or www.manchestercarshow.com.

 

Friday Bingo

WHITEHALL Elks Lodge 1491 at 5 Elks Way in Whitehall will host Friday Night Bingo at 7 p.m. on June 10. Featured will be a $500 jackpot special. This bingo is held each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-1491.

 

Author Visits

MANCHESTER Author Jim Shepard will visit the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester at 7 p.m. on Friday, June 10, with his book, “You Think That’s Bad.” Information: 802-362-2200.

 

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

 

Scots Day

TICONDEROGA Scots Day will be held on Saturday, June 11, at Fort Ticonderoga. Scottish heritage will be celebrated at this event. Information/time: 518-585-2821, or www.FortTiconderoga.org.

 

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, June 11, a t the Hoosick Falls Health Center on Danforth Street. Ask about saving on your car insurance and taking points off your driver’s license. Information/registration: Marla Nowak at 518-686-4854.

 

Softball Tournament

QUEENSBURY The NYSPHSAA Girls’ Softball Tournament will be held at 9 a.m. on Saturday, June 11, at the Adirondack Sports Complex/The Dome in Queensbury. Top state teams will compete at this event. Information/cost: 518-895-8141, or www.nysphsaa.org/championships.

 

Lawn Sale

GLENS FALLS An All American Lawn Sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 11, at the Senior Center in Glens Falls. New and used household and gift items will be offered. Information: 518-793-2189.

 

Grandma Moses

BENNINGTON A new exhibition, “Grandma Moses and the ‘Primitive’ Tradition,” will run from Saturday, June 11, through Sunday, Oct. 30, at the Bennington Museum, 75 Main Street, Route 9. This exhibition highlights the works of Anna Mary Robertson Moses (1860-1961), better known as Grandma Moses. Hours are Thursday through Monday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; open every day in Sept. and Oct. Information: 802-447-1571, or www.benningtonmuseum.org.

 

Art Fest Weekend

GLENS FALLS Art Fest Weekend will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, June 11 and 12, at The Shirt Factory in Glens Falls. More than 30 in-house artisans, guest artists and craftsmen, and demonstrations will be featured. Information: 518-824-1290, or www.shirtfactorygf.com.

 

Country Faire

GLENS FALLS The Zonta Country Faire will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 11, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday the 12th, in downtown Glens Falls. Crafts, art, vendors and more will be featured. Information: 518-743-1844, or www.zontadistrict12.org/glensfalls.

 

Free Concert

SALEM The Summer Sounds of Salem series will present Stephen Trombley in concert from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 11, on Main Street in Salem. Featured will be songs from the 1960s and ‘70s. Free and open to all.

 

Spartacus

RUTLAND The 1960 classic, “Spartacus,” starring Kirk Douglas and Jean Simmons, will be screened at 3 and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 11, at the Paramount Theater in Rutland. Cost: $6 adults; $4 age 12 and younger. Information: 802-775-0903.

 

Turkey Dinner

WILTON Trinity United Methodist Church off Northway Exit 16 at Ballard Road in Wilton invites everyone to a Roast Turkey Dinner from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 11. Takeouts will be available and the church is handicap accessible. Information/cost: 518-584-9107.

 

Turkey Dinner

PUTNAM The Putnam United Presbyterian Church invites everyone to its annual Turkey Dinner at the Putnam Firehouse on Saturday, June 11. Takeouts will be available at 4 p.m. and dining at the firehouse will start at 4:30 p.m. Cost: $10 adults; $5 children.

 

Artists’ Palate

MANCHESTER The Southern Vermont Arts Center off West Road in Manchester will hold an Artists’ Palate event at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 11. Included will be a festive champagne reception at the center’s Yester House, followed by art-themed dinners at eight private residences. An original print by Vermont artist Sabra Field will be raffled off, too. Cost: $125; $100 non-members. Raffle tickets: $25 for one, or five for $100. Information/reservations: 802-362-1405, or www.svac.org, special events tabs.

 

Dinner/Dance

DORSET A “Dance the Night Away for DNA” event will be held from 6 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, June 11, at the luxurious Schwindt Barn on the Dorset West Road in Dorset. Included will be a sumptuous dinner, open bar, silent auction, and dancing to the “Don’t Leave” band. Cost: $75, with proceeds benefiting the Dorset Nursing Assn. Tickets will be available at the Dorset Union Store, HN Williams Store, Northshire Bookstore, and at the DNA office in Dorset. Information: 802-362-1200.

 

Author Visits

MANCHESTER Author Kristin Kimball will visit with the book, “The Dirty Life,” at 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 11, at the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester. Information: 802-362-2200.

 

Sunday June 12

 

Sunday Breakfast

VALLEY FALLS The Ladies Auxiliary invites everyone to an all-you-can-eat Pancake/French Toast Breakfast from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 12, at VFW Post 1938 on Poplar Avenue in Valley Falls. Cost: $6 adults; $3 ages 5 to 12. Information: 753-7708.

 

Buffet Breakfast

FAIR HAVEN American Legion Post 49 at 72 S. Main St. in Fair Haven invites everyone to a buffet Pancake/French Toast Breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, June 12. Cost: $7 adults; $3.50 children. This breakfast is held on the second Sunday each month, with few exceptions. Information: 802-265-7983.

 

Exhibition Opening

GLENS FALLS The Hyde Collection at 161 Warren Street in Glens Falls will open its new exhibition, “New York, New York!” from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday, June 12. Information/cost: 518-792-1761, or www.hydecollection.org.

 

Fiddling Session

SCHUYLERVILLE The Adirondack Fiddlers group invites everyone to an “Old Tyme Fiddling” session from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday, June 12, at the American Legion Hall on Clancy Street in Schuylerville. All fiddlers and the public will be welcome. Information: 518-274-6817.

 

Chamber Music

SARATOGA SPRINGS The Saratoga Chamber Players will perform in concert at 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 12, in the Arthur Zankel Music Center at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs. Cost: $18 adults; $15 senior citizens; $12 students; free younger children and ARTSPASS holders. Information/tickets: 518-584-1427, or www.saratogachamberplayers.org.

 

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.

 

Free Dinner

HOOSICK FALLS The men of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church will serve a free Sunday Dinner from 5 to 6 p.m. on June 12 at the church in Hoosick Falls. Dinners also will be served on Sunday July 10 and Aug. 14.

 

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. Featured will be young, professionally bound violists, led by Music from Salem co-director Lila Brown. Cost: Pay what you will, donations appreciated. Information/reservations: 518-677-2495, or www.hubbardhall.org.

 

Tuesday June 14

 

Flag Day Ceremony

GREENWICH The Greenwich Primary School will hold a Flag Day Ceremony at 8:45 a.m. on Tuesday, June 14. Students will sing patriotic songs and area veterans’ organizations, veterans, and everyone is invited to participate. The winner of the Elks Club’s essay contest will read the winning essay on honoring the flag, too. A reception will follow the festivities. Information: 518-692-9542.

 

Call for Artists

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

 

Family Seminar

BONDVILLE The Mountain School at Winhall in Bondville will present an informational Host Family Seminar at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 14. This seminar is for families interested in taking in an international student for the 2011-2012 school year. Information: Kim Scott Miller at 802-297-2662, or www.themountainschool.org.

 

Free Lecture

LAKE GEORGE A free Lecture Program will be presented at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 14, at the Adirondack Mountain Club in Lake George. Information/topic: 518-668-4447, or www.adk.org.

 

Free Concert

CASTLETON The Summer Concert on the Green Series will present the T.S. Ensemble at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 14, on the green, Route 4A, in Castleton (rain site Casella Fine Arts Center, Castleton State College). Free and open to all.

 

Wednesday June 15

 

Firemen’s Convention

LAKE GEORGE The Hudson Valley Volunteer Firemen’s Association Convention will be held Wednesday through Sunday, June 15 to 19, at Fort William Henry in Lake George Village. Highlights will include the Firemen’s Remembrance Parade on June 17, and a Firemen’s Dress Parade on June 18. Information: 518-681-7452, or www.hvvfaconvention.org.

 

Direct Mail Seminar

RUTLAND The U.S. Postal Service will offer a free seminar on its new product, “Every Door Direct Mail,” from 10 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, June 15, at the Rutland Post Office, 151 West Street. Local businesses and individuals interested in expanding their marketing mix with direct mail are encouraged to attend. Information/registration: www.usps.com/everydoordirectmail.

 

Park Bike Ride

STILLWATER A ranger-guided Evening Bike Ride will be offered at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, June 15, at the Saratoga National Historical Park Battlefield in Stillwater.

 

Thursday June 16

 

Shakespeare

GLENS FALLS Shakespeare in the Park will stage “Merry Wives of Windsor” at noon on Thursday, June 16, at City Park in Glens Falls. Free. Information: 518-793-5352, or www.redfoxbookstore.com.

 

Art Walk

GLENS FALLS The Third Thursday Art Walk will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on June 16 in downtown Glens Falls. Receptions and exhibitions will be held at various sites. Free. Information: www.glensfallsartwalk.com.

 

Art Reception

GLENS FALLS An exhibition reception with multiple artists will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 16, at the Six Pine Street Gallery in Glens Falls. Free. Information: 518-792-5178.

 

Pain Workshop

RUTLAND A Chronic Pain Self Management Workshop will be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Thursdays from June 16 through July 21 at Rutland Regional Medical Center. Learn how to work with healthcare providers to maximize your ability to manage chronic pain. Registration is required at 802-772-2400, the class is limited to 20 people, and a light supper will be provided.

 

Cruise Benefit

LAKE GEORGE The Lake George Arts Project will sponsor a Lake George Shoreline Cruises event on Thursday, June 16. Boarding will be at 6:30 p.m. and featured will be food, live music, a silent auction, and a raffle. Information/reservations: 518-668-2616, or www.lakegeorgearts.org.

 

Student Concert

GRANVILLE The 2011 Summer Concert Series will present Granville Central School music students with a “Blue and Gold Night” concert from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, June 16, at Veterans Memorial Park on Quaker Street in Granville. Free and open to all.

 

Outdoor Cinema

GLENS FALLS The Art in the Public Eye Outdoor Cinema will screen a family film and host a trivia game from 8 to 10 p.m. on Thursday, June 16, at City Park in Glens Falls. Free and open to all; bring a chair. Information: 518-321-4265, or www.artinthepubliceye.com.

 

Friday June 17

 

Art Show Registration

SARATOGA SPRINGS Friday, June 17, is the deadline for fine artists and vendors to register for Art in the Park that will be held on July 9 and Aug. 23 at historic Congress Park in Saratoga Springs. Participation fee: $65 per day, $120 both days; $55 per day, $105 both days for Saratoga Arts members. Registration: Sandra Natale at 518-584-4132, email snatale@saratoga-arts.org. Information: www.saratoga-arts.org/exhibitions/park.php.

 

The Great Race

BENNINGTON Hemmings Motor News will sponsor The Great Race on Friday, June 17, in Bennington. Information: Joann Erenhouse at the Bennington Area Chamber of Commerce, 802-447-3311.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Saturday June 18

 

Bass Season

NEW YORK STATE Bass fishing season will open on Saturday, June 18, throughout the state of New York. The season will run through Nov. 30 and anglers are advised to verify regulations on ponds, lakes, rivers and streams. Information: 518-897-1200, or www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/9219.html.

 

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.

 

Softball Tournament

QUEENSBURY The age 12 and under/14 and under Indoor Softball Tournament will be held at 8 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday, June 18 and 19, 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 18, at the South Street Pavilion in Glens Falls. Information: 518-792-0438, or www.gffma.com.

 

Farmers’ Market

RUTLAND The Downtown Farmer’s Market will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 18, at Depot Park in Rutland. This market will be open each Saturday.  Information: Greg Cox at 802-683-5791, or www.vtfarmersmarket.org.

 

Warrior Run

QUEENSBURY A Warrior Run will be held on Saturday and Sunday, June 18 and 19, at West Mountain in Queensbury. Featured will be a one or three-mile run with mud, wind, obstacles, rope wall, fire, and more. Registration will be at 10 a.m. Information/cost: 518-852-3487, or www.warriorrunwestmt.com.

 

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.

 

Irish Ancestors

SCHUYLERVILLE The Heritage Hunters of Saratoga County will host Lisa Dougherty with a program titled, “Saratoga County Genealogy: Finding a Place of Origin for Your Irish Ancestors Using Sources in the United States,” at 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 18. You’ll find this event at the Saratoga Town Hall.

 

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.

 

Sunday June 19

 

Bass Fishing

LAKE GEORGE A NYS Bass Chapter Federation Tournament will be held on Sunday, June 19, on northern Lake George. Information: 315-662-7925, or www.ticonderogany.com/fishing.html.

 

Family Day

GLENS FALLS A Family Discovery Day activity will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 19, at The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren Street in Glens Falls. Take a short tour and create your own art masterpiece at this free event. Information: 518-792-1761, Ext. 17, or www.hydecollection.org.

 

Monday June 20

 

Farmers’ Market

QUEENSBURY The Farmers’ Market will be open from 3 to 6 p.m. on Monday, June 20, 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 June 20. This bingo is held each Monday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-677-8069.

 

Tuesday June 21

 

Genealogy

SCHUYLERVILLE The Genealogy Group will meet at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, June 21, at the Schuylerville Public Library.

 

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

 

Health Clinics

FAIR HAVEN/RUTLAND The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice will offer Blood Pressure and Foot Care Clinics as follows: 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 22, Godnick Adult Center, Rutland, and 9:30 a.m. June 23, Appletree Apartments, Fair Haven. Cost: $2 blood pressure; $5 foot care. Information: 802-775-0568.

 

Music at Sembrich

BOLTON LANDING The Seagle Music Colony will perform at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 22, at The Sembrich in Bolton Landing. Information/cost: 518-644-2431, or www.thesembrich.org.

 

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.

 

ATF at Wood

GLENS FALLS The Adirondack Theatre Festival will stage “K of D: an urban legend” at 8 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, June 22 to 25, at the Charles R. Wood Theater in Glens Falls. Information/cost: 518-874-0800, or www.atfestival.org.

 

Thursday June 23

 

Car Show

GLENS FALLS A free Car Show will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 23, at City Park in Glens Falls. Information: 518-761-3864, or www.cityofglensfalls.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.

 

Friday June 24

 

Summerfest

LAKE GEORGE Summerfest will be held Friday through Sunday, June 24 to 26, at Shepard Park in Lake George Village. Featured will be a craft show, music and food. Hours will be 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Information: 518-668-95 41, or www.lakegeorgevillage.com.

 

Friday Bingo

WHITEHALL Elks Lodge 1491 at 5 Elks Way in Whitehall will host Friday Night Bingo at 7 p.m. on June 24. Featured will be a $500 jackpot special. This bingo is held each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-1491.

 

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

 

Art Show

SARATOGA SPRINGS Saratoga Arts will host Art in the Park from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, July 9, at historic Congress Park in Saratoga Springs. Fine artists and vendors will participate in this event that also will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 23. Information: www.saratoga-arts.org/exhibitions/park.php.

 

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.

 

Sunday July 10

 

Free Dinner

HOOSICK FALLS The men of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church will serve a free Sunday Dinner from 5 to 6 p.m. on July 10 at the church in Hoosick Falls. Another dinner will be served on Sunday, Aug. 14.

 

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.

 

Free Dinner

HOOSICK FALLS The men of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church will serve a free Sunday Dinner from 5 to 6 p.m. on Aug. 14 at the church in Hoosick Falls.

 

Tuesday August 23

 

Art Show

SARATOGA SPRINGS Saratoga Arts will host Art in the Park from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 23 (Travers Festival Week), at historic Congress Park in Saratoga Springs. Fine artists and vendors will participate in this event. Information: www.saratoga-arts.org/exhibitions/park.php.

 

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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