Community Calendar 6/9/11

T hursday 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.

 

Veterans Services

FORT ANN The nonprofit DAV Mobile Service Office will visit McDermott’s Harley Davidson at 4294 Route 4 in Fort Ann Thursday through Saturday, June 9 to 11. Information will be provided on services and benefits for veterans from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, and 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Counseling and claim filing assistance will be offered. Free for veterans and their families. Information: NSO William F. Gibney at 518-626-5690.

 

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.

 

Desert Animals

GRANVILLE Children of all ages are invited to the Pember Museum at 33 W. Main Street in Granville for a free program on Desert Animals, including a live African hedgehog, at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 9. Information: 518-642-1515.

 

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.

 

Croquet Registration

NORTH BENNINGTON The Bennington Croquet League will hold its annual Kickoff Party at 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 9, at Historic Park-McCullough in North Bennington.

A cash bar will be available and registration for the 2011 season will be held for play that will start on June 23. All ability levels will be welcome. Information/registration form: Email director@bennington.com.

 

Equine Seminar

FORT ANN Walker’s Farm, Home and Tack on Route 4 in Fort Ann will offer an equine seminar, “Emergency! What to do Before the Vet Arrives,” from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 9. Veterinarian Steven Sedrish will lead this class. Information: Allison Wilshere at 518-639-5223.

 

Rummage Sale

GRANVILLE Sylvan Star/Skenesborough Chapter 122 will hold a Rummage Sale from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 9, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 10, and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 11, at the Slate Valley Masonic Center, 95 North Street in Granville. A bag sale will follow from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday. Donations of clothing, household items, toys and plants may be dropped off at the Masonic Center from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday, June 9.

 

Student Art

GRANVILLE An exhibit of artwork by Granville grade 6 students from teacher Jennifer Dashef’s class will be presented on Thursday, June 9, at the Slate Valley Museum on Water Street in Granville. This artwork is made by rubbing ink over slate donated by Sheldon Slate. Everyone is invited to stop by and listen to the Granville Elementary School Band at 6:30 p.m. and then view the exhibit. Information: 518-642-1417, or www.slatevalleymuseum.org.

 

Museum Tour

SHUSHAN The Hebron Preservation Society will meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 9, in the Community Room at The Georgi Museum and Park Center in downtown Shushan.
A self-guided museum tour will follow the meeting at 7:30 p.m. Everyone will be welcome at this free event and light refreshments will be served. Information: 518-642-3465.

 

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.

 

Friday June 10

 

Ag Assessments

RENSSELAER COUNTY Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rensselaer County is accepting registrations for a class on “Agricultural Assessments and Renting Land to Farmers” that will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 21, in Troy. The basics for assessments and rental agreements will be covered. Cost: $5. Reservations are requested by July 19 with Marcie Vohnoutka at 518-272-4210, or email mmp74@cornell.edu.

 

Summer Camps

MANCHESTER Burr and Burton Academy in Manchester is accepting registrations for its Summer Camps. Sports, art, technology, digital film, Lego Mindstorms, video game design, and more will be offered. Information: Kevin Morrison at email kmorrison@burrburton.org. Registration: www.bbacamps.ticketjunior.com.

 

Outdoors Woman

LAKE GEORGE The state of New York Department of Environmental Conservation is accepting registrations for its annual Becoming an Outdoors Woman Workshop that will be held Friday through Sunday, June 24 to 26, at the Silver Bay YMCA on Lake George. For women age 18 and older with little or no experience with outdoor activities. Cost: $270 to $290. Information/registration: 518-402-8862, or www.dec.ny.gov/education/68.

 

Cat Spaying/Neutering

RUTLAND COUNTY The Rutland County Humane Society is accepting applications for a low-cost Cat Spay/Neuter Clinic on Friday, May 24, at the Brandon Senior Citizens Center, 1591 Forestdale Road, Route 73E (open to Rutland County residents only). Cost: $35 spay, $30 neuter; $5 rabies and distemper vaccines. A $25 deposit per animal is required, by cash, check or credit card. Information/application: 802-483-9171, Ext. 206, or www.rchsvt.org.

 

Photography Contest

RUTLAND The Chaffee Art Center at 16 S. Main Street in Rutland is accepting entries for its Fourth Annual Photography Contest and Exhibit. The deadline for amateur photographers only to submit up to three, 8 in. by 10 in. photographs of “Special Places: The Places We Like to Go” is Wednesday, July 27. Entry forms: www.chaffeeartcenter.org, or The Chaffee, Rutland Library, Pittsford Library, Perry’s Main Street Eatery in Poultney, and other area businesses/organizations. Information: 802-775-0356.

 

Bible School

CAMBRIDGE The Cambridge United Presbyterian Church at 81 E. Main Street is accepting registrations for its Vacation Bible School that will be held from 6 to 8:15 p.m. the week of July 10 at the Brieman Building in Cambridge. Information/registration:  518-677-3863.

 

Bible School

CASTLETON The Fellowship Bible Church on Route 30 in Castleton is accepting registrations for its Vacation Bible School that will be held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, June 20 to 24. This school is for children age 3 through those who’ve not yet stared grade 7. Information/registration: Veronica Lambert at 802-265-4981.

 

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 Joe Roman will visit the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester at 7 p.m. on Friday, June 10, with his book, “Listed,” about the success of the Endangered Species Act of 1973. 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.

 

F.D. Breakfast

WEST FORT ANN An all-you-can-eat Pancake/French Toast Breakfast will be served from 7 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 11, at the West Fort Ann Firehouse on Joe Green Road. Cost: $6; free younger than 12. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Prayer Breakfasts

GRANVILLE The South Granville Congregational Church ladies will meet for a prayer breakfast at 8 a.m. at AJ’s Restaurant, and the men from 8 to 9 a.m. at the church on Route 149 in Granville, on Saturday, June 11. Reservations are requested for the men’s breakfast at 642-9510.

 

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.

 

Food, Clothing Sale

WEST HEBRON A Food and Clothing Sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 11, at the West Hebron United Methodist Church. Adult and children’s summer clothing will be offered, along with pies, cakes, bread and cookies, tag sale items and books.

 

Bake, Rummage Sales

WELLS The ladies of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church off the green in Wells will hold a Bake Sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 11. Pies, breads, cookies, muffins and cakes will be offered. A rummage sale will be held, too, with clothing, jewelry, linens, books, toys, puzzles, and more. Donations of food and clothing for this sale will be appreciated. Information/to donate: Michelle at 645-0934.

 

Arts Open House

GLENS FALLS The Shirt Factory Artist’s Assn. will host its June Arts Open House from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, June 11 and 12, at The Shirt Factory, Lawrence and Cooper streets in Glens Falls. Unique, handcrafted items, original works of art, craft demonstrations, and free acupuncture and chair massage will be featured. Free tote bags to the first 50 people each day, and a bounce house for children, too. Information: 518-907-4478, or www.shirtfactorygf.com.

 

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.

 

Fireside Stories

GRANVILLE Fireside Stories for children will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 11, at the Pember Library, 33 W. Main Street in Granville. “Play Ball” will be this week’s theme. Information: 518-642-2525.

 

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.

 

Bag Sale, More

SCHUYLERVILLE The Second Hand Rose Thrift Shop on Broad Street in Schuylerville will hold a $1 Bag Sale on clothing, and 50 percent off on Avon collectables, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 11. Gently used clothing for men, women and children will be offered, along with household items and some furniture. Information: 518-695-4640.

 

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.

 

Sandgate Party

SANDGATE Sandgate children and their families are invited to a 250th Birthday Party at 11 a.m. on Sunday, June 12, at the Sandgate Schoolhouse. A photo of all resident children through grade 12 will be taken for the town archives. Bring a dish to share and blanket for a potluck picnic to follow. Information: Margaret Phelps at 375-6954.

 

Chicken Barbecue

HARTFORD The Hartford Fish and Game Club will hold a Chicken Barbecue from 11 a.m. until sold out on Sunday, June 12, at the Stewart’s Shop on Route 40 in Hartford. Also, the Hartford Central Schools Student Government will hold a bake sale during the barbecue.

 

Chicken Barbecue

GREENWICH The Greenwich Ashlar Masonic Lodge on Route 40 North will hold a takeout-only Chicken Barbecue from 11:30 a.m. until sold out on Sunday, June 12. Cost: $10. This barbecue will be held each Sunday, except July 3, through Aug. 28.

 

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.

 

Hubbard Hall Opera

SARATOGA  Hubbard Hall Opera Theater will present “The Medium” by Gian Carlo Menotti on Sunday, June 12 at 1 p.m. at the Caffe Lena Theater, 47 Phila St., Saratoga Springs. Single tickets will be available at the door; ARTSPASS is also accepted. Information: www.hubbardhall.org/opera/spotlight.

 

Civil War Talk

RUPERT The Rupert Historical Society and the Vermont Humanities Council will present author/historian Howard Coffin with a talk on “Vermont in the Civil War” at 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 12, at the Rupert Congregational Church on Main Street. Free and open to all.

 

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.

 

Strawberry Festival

SCHAGHTICOKE The Diver Library will host its Sixth Annual Strawberry Festival from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 12, at the Village of Schaghticoke Fire Dept. on School Street (rain site, United Presbyterian Church, Main Street, Schaghticoke). Homemade strawberry shortcake, face painting, balloons, a used book sale, and live music by the Hoosic Valley Junior/Senior Band will be featured. Information: Email info@diverlibrary.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.

 

Monday June 13

 

Spaghetti Benefit

GRANVILLE A Spaghetti Dinner will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Monday, June 13, at American Legion Post 323 on Columbus Street in Granville. Cost: $7 eat in, $8 take out, with proceeds going toward a new Memory Lane Monument in honor of local World War II veterans that will be placed by a row of trees off Church Street in Granville. Information: 518-642-1051, Ext. 2318. The ultimate goal is to raise $4,000 and donations may be made at TD Bank on Main Street in Granville, with checks payable to Memory Lane Monument.

 

Catholic Daughters

WHITEHALL Court McLoghlin 596, Catholic Daughters of the Americas, will meet at 7 p.m. on Monday, June 13, at Our Lady of Hope Church Hall in Whitehall. A strawberry social will follow the meeting.

 

Tuesday June 14

 

Budgeting Workshop

CASTLETON Registration is requested by Tuesday, June 14, for a “Shop on a Budget” workshop that will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. on Thursday, June 16, at the Castleton Community Center on Route 4A. Cost: $2. Information/registration: 802-468-3093.

 

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.

 

Quilters Meet

CAMBRIDGE The Pieceful Valley Quilters will meet from 9 to 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 14, at the Brieman Building in Cambridge. This group meets each Tuesday, with few exceptions, and everyone will be welcome. Information: Cambridge United Presbyterian Church at 518-677-3863 mornings.

 

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.

 

Auditions

HUDSON FALLS   The Hudson River Shakespeare company will hold auditions for its summer production of Shakespeare’s “The Comedy of Errors” on Wednesday, June 15 at 7 p.m. at the United Methodist Church, 227 Main St., Hudson Falls. Parts are available for all ages. No previous experience or prepared material is necessary, but please be on time. Information: 518-747-4418 or email hrsc1999@aol.com, or visit www.hudsonrivershakespeare.org.

 

 

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.

 

Golf Tournament

POULTNEY The Poultney Rotary Club will host the Eighth Annual Jim Thieser Memorial Golf Tournament on Thursday, June 16, at the Lake St. Catherine Country Club on Route 30 in Poultney (rain date June 23). There’ll be a 1 p.m. shotgun start and the entry fee per foursome will be $300, including greens fees, cart and dinner. Information/registration: Shirley Thieser at 802-287-9549, or email sthieser@hotmail.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.

 

Granville Carnival

GRANVILLE The Granville Fireman’s Carnival will be held from 6 to 11 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, June 16 to 18, at the carnival lot off E. Potter Avenue. Midway rides, food, and live music will be featured. There’ll be a parade on Saturday, lining up at 4 p.m. and stepping off at 5 p.m. And at about 10:45 p.m. Saturday, the carnival will end with a fireworks display. Also, Sunday, June 19 will be a rain date.

 

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 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on July 9, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 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/MANCHESTER Hemmings Motor News will sponsor The Great Race on Friday, June 17, in Bennington, and passing through Manchester. Information: www.greatrace.com.

 

Food Drive

RUTLAND A Pack-the-Paramount Food Drive will be held from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, June 17, and 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 18, at the Paramount Theatre on Center Street in Rutland. All types of non-perishable food items will be accepted. CVPS will donate $500 to the school group that brings in the most items. Food collected will go to BROC, The Rutland Community Cupboard, and the Salvation Army.

 

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.

 

Book Sale

GREENWICH The Friends of the Greenwich Free Library Book Sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, June 17 and 18, at the library. Hardcover books will cost only $1, and paperbacks and children’s books will sell at four for $1. Also, Friends of the Greenwich Library members will have an opportunity to shop this sale from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 16. Information: 518-692-2027.

 

Giffy’s Barbecue

CENTER BRUNSWICK The Schaghticoke Fair Fundraising Committee will sponsor a Giffy’s Barbecue from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Friday, June 17, at Capital Agway on Route 7 in Center Brunswick. Cost: $10, with proceeds benefiting replacement of the collapsed roof on the fair’s poultry barn. Information/tickets: 753-4411.

 

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.

 

Auction

DANBY FOUR CORNERS An Auction with auctioneer Steve Taylor will be held at 6 p.m. on Friday, June 17, at the Danby Four Corners Town Hall. Proceeds will benefit the 250 year celebration of the charter signing. Refreshments will be available. Information/to arrange to deliver donations for the auction: Margo at 325-3015, Bobbi at 293-5006, or Janice at 293-5264.

 

Whipple City Festival

GREENWICH The 19th 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 “The Circus” as the theme. Organizations, groups, families and individuals are invited to include a float or walking contingent in the parade (Call Greater Greenwich Chamber of Commerce to register at 518-692-7979, or email info@greenwichchamber.org; visit www.greenwichchamber.org for parade registration form). Carnival games, food, crafts, live music, and more will follow all weekend. Free admission. Information: www.greenwichchamber.org.

 

Author Visits

MANCHESTER Noted author Willard S. Randall will present his new biography, “Ethan Allen: His Life and Times,” at 7 p.m. on Friday, June 17, at the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester. Free and open to all. Information: 802-362-2200.

 

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.

 

Pet-A-Palooza

NEW YORK STATE Twenty-two Curtis Lumber stores throughout the state of New York will host the Second Annual Pet-A-Palooza Pet Adoption Day on Saturday, June 18. Each store will have multiple pet adoption and rescue groups on hand and many adoption rates will be lowered for this event. Available will be cats, dogs, rabbits, ferrets, birds and horses, and a Price Chopper pet goodie bag will be given to each adopter. Information: www.curtislumber.com/petapalooza.

 

Tours, More

OLD BENNINGTON The 250th Anniversary of the First Settlement in Bennington will be celebrated on Saturday, June 18, in Old Bennington. Tours and other activities will be featured. Information: Joann Erenhouse at the Bennington Area Chamber of Commerce, 802-447-3311.

 

Brahms Waltzes

BENNINGTON The Bennington Choral Society will present a concert of Brahms waltzes and operettas, “Summer in Three-Quarter Time,” on Saturday and Sunday, June 18 and 19, at the Second Congregational Church in Bennington. Information/times: Deb Perkins at 802-442-6275, or www.bccsmusic.wordpress.com.

 

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.

 

Yard, Bake Sale

FAIR HAVEN A Yard and Bake Sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 18, in St. Mary’s School in Fair Haven. Lunch will be available, too. Information/vendor tables: Jane Schraff at 802-265-8045.

 

Tag, Bake Sale

PAWLET The Pawlett Historical Society Tag and Bake Sale will be held from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Saturday, June 18, at the Pawlet Firehouse on Route 133, just north of Route 30. Household goods, from antiques to linens, will be offered, and free coffee will be available. Donations for the sale will be accepted from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, June 17, at the firehouse, while baked goods may be dropped off on Saturday. Also, raffle tickets for a blanket chest made by cabinetmaker Gregg Gawlik will be sold, with the drawing set for Aug. 27. Information: Steve Williams at 802-645-9529.

 

5K, 1K

GREENWICH The Greater Greenwich Chamber of Commerce will host its 12th Annual Whipple City 5K Run/Walk through the village and countryside at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 18. Cost: $20 in advance, $25 race day, with T-shirts to the first 200 registrants. Prizes will be awarded. Registration forms are available at the Battenkill YMCA, the Greater Greenwich Chamber of Commerce, and at Helping Hands Physical Therapy. Online registration: www.active.com. Also, following the 5K, children age 12 and younger will participate in a 1K fun run.

 

Food Pantry Open

SCHAGHTICOKE The Food Pantry at the Hoosic Valley Community Church, 2024 Route 40 in Schaghticoke, will be open from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 18. The pantry is open on the third Saturday each month. Information: 753-6984.

 

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.

 

Motor Mania

SCHAGHTICOKE Motor Mania will be held on Saturday, June 18, at the Schaghticoke Fairgrounds, routes 40 and 67, rain or shine. Gates will open at 10 a.m. for car, truck and motorcycle show registration and trophies will be presented at 2 p.m. This event also will include a swap meet, and a National Lawnmower Racing Series competition at 3 p.m. Admission: $10 per car, including both shows and the swap meet. Food, music and vendors, too. Information: 518-753-4411, Ext. 13, or www.schaghticokefair.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.

 

Bennington Celebration

BENNINGTON The Bennington Historical Society will host a celebration of the 250th anniversary of the fist settlers in Bennington on Saturday, June 18. Presentations will be made at 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m. at the Old First Church, with guided cemetery tours at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Also, following a ceremony on the center green at 11:30 a.m., the Marquis of Granby Junior Ancient Fyfe and Drum Corps will march up Monument Avenue to the circle where you’ll find exhibits, presentations, and other activities up until 4 p.m. A highlight will be a scheduled visit by Gov. Peter Shumlin from 2:30 to 3 p.m. at Monument Circle. Information: www.benningtonmuseum.org/settlers-day.

 

Free Concert

SALEM The Summer Sounds of Salem will present singer/songwriter Nathan Knowles in concert from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 18, at Main Street in Salem. The music of John Prine, Louis Armstrong, Jackson Browne, Van Morrison and others will be featured. Free and open to all.

 

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.

 

Ham Dinner

PITTSTOWN A Ham and Strawberry Shortcake Dinner will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 18, at the Pittstown United Methodist Church Hall that’s just off Route 7. Takeouts will be available and everyone is invited. Information/reservations: Sue at 663-5145.

 

Chicken Barbecue

SCHAGHTICOKE Victor Lodge of Schaghticoke invites everyone to a takeout-only Chicken Barbecue from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 18, at the lodge on Route 67, across from the Hoosic Valley Central School. Cost: $10. Information/reservations: 753-0406.

 

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.

 

Granville Carnival

GRANVILLE The final night of the Granville Fireman’s Carnival will be held from 6 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, June 18, at the carnival lot off E. Potter Avenue. Midway rides, food, and live music will be featured. There’ll be a parade on Saturday, lining up at 4 p.m. and stepping off at 5 p.m. And at about 10:45 p.m., the carnival will end with a fireworks display. Also, Sunday, June 19 will be a rain date.

 

Author Visits

MANCHESTER Author/humorist/musician Roy Blount, Jr., will present “Alphabetter Juice” at 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 18, at the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester. Information: 802-362-2200.

 

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.

 

Buffet Breakfast

GREENWICH The Greenwich Elks Lodge 2223 on Route 40S invites fathers and families to a Pancake/Omelet Buffet Breakfast from 8:30 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, June 19. Cost: $6; $5 senior citizens; $4 children. This breakfast is served on the third Sunday each month, with few exceptions.

 

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.

 

Strawberry Festival

CAMBRIDGE St.  Patrick’s Church in Cambridge invites everyone to a Strawberry Festival from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 19. Strawberries, ice cream, cake and beverages will be served.

 

Monday June 20

 

5K Run/Walk

BENNINGTON Registrations are requested by Monday, June 20, for an intermediate-level 5K Run/Walk sponsored by United Counseling Services and the Battenkill Runners Club at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 25. Online registration (T-shirt to each pre-registrant): www.active.com. Registration also will be held at the UCS office, 316 Dewey Street in Bennington on June 25. Goodie bags and refreshments will be provided.

 

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.

 

Women Meet

CAMBRIDGE The Embury Unit of United Methodist Women will meet at 6 p.m. on Monday, June 20, in the Fellowship Hall at the Embury United Methodist Church, 41 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Bring a dish to share for a potluck dinner and dessert/beverage will be provided. Information: 518-677-3602, or www.emburyunited.weebly.com.

 

Potluck Supper

HEBRON The community is invited to a Potluck Supper at 6 p.m. on Monday, June 20, at the East Hebron United Presbyterian Church on Route 22 in Hebron. Bring a dish to share. This event will be held on the third Monday of each month, with few exceptions. Information: 854-3805.

 

Arthritis Support

RUTLAND A newly formed Rheumatoid Arthritis Support Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, June 20, at 6 Court Street, next to the Grace Congregational Church in Rutland (park in the church parking lot). Strategies and tips for dealing with rheumatoid arthritis will be discussed. Information: Nan at 775-8220, Ext. 101, or email nmhart14@aol.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.

 

Free Concert

CASTLETON The Castleton Concert on the Green series will present Banjo Dan and the Mid-Nite Plowboys at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 21, on the green, Route 4A/Main Street, in Castleton. The rain site will be the tent at Castleton State College. Free and open to all.

 

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 Auxiliary will present Leroy Troy and the Tennessee Mafia Jug Band from 6 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, June 22, at the firehouse on Route 40. Cost: $10. Advance tickets: Chris Jones at 518-632-5326, or Bonnie of As Time Goes By at 632-5166. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and food and beverages will be for sale at this event.

 

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.

 

SolarFest

MANCHESTER A SolarFest presentation will be made at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 23, at the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester. Free and open to all. Information: 802-362-2200.

 

Bingo Benefit

XWELLS Bingo will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 23, and noon on Sunday, June 26, at the Modern Woodmen of America Hall off Route 30 in Wells. Doors will open at 5 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m. Sunday. Proceeds will benefit the restoration of a historic chapel at the Mettowee Cemetery in Pawlet.

 

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.

 

Authors Visit

MANCHESTER Vermont author/columnist Willem Lange and award-winning woodcut artist Mary Azarian will present their collaboration, “A Dream of Dragons,” at 7 p.m. on Friday, June 24, at the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester. Free and open to all. Information: 802-362-2200.

 

Saturday June 25

 

5K Run/Walk

BENNINGTON An intermediate-level 5K Run/Walk sponsored by United Counseling Services and the Battenkill Runners Club will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 25. Online registration (T-shirt to each pre-registrant): www.active.com. Registration also will be held at the UCS office, 316 Dewey Street in Bennington on June 25. Goodie bags and refreshments will be provided.

 

Welcome to Vt.

FAIR HAVEN The Fair Haven Welcome Center at Exit One of Route 4 will hold its Fifth Annual Outdoor Event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 25. Vermont businesses  and organizations will be on had with information (no sales), including Bromley Adventure Park, Ben & Jerry’s, ECHO Lake Aquarium, Dakin Farm, Hathaway Farms, Magic Hat Brewery, Vermont Fish and Wildlife, and many more. Free samples and raffles, hot dogs and music. Information: 802-265-4763, 265-2210, or email fw.center@state.vt.us.

 

Free Concert

SALEM The Summer Sounds of Salem will present The Saloonatics playing Gershwin to Hendrix from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 25, at Main Street in Salem. Free and open to all.

 

Author Visits

MANCHESTER Author Paul Doiron will present his work, “Trespasser,” at 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 25, at the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester. Information: 802-362-2200.

 

Sunday June 26

 

Bass Tournament

LAKE GEORGE The Northeast Team Bass Tournament will be held on Sunday, June 26, on northern Lake George. Information: 518-221-9307, or www.ticonderogany.com/fishing.

 

Road Race

LAKE GEORGE The Adirondack Distance Run, a 10-mile road race from the Lake George Village Firehouse to Bolton Landing, will be held at 7:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 26. Register online at www.adirondackrunners.org.

 

Chicken Barbecue

GREENWICH The Greenwich Ashlar Masonic Lodge on Route 40 North will hold a takeout-only Chicken Barbecue from 11:30 a.m. until sold out on Sunday, June 26. Cost: $10. This barbecue will be held each Sunday, except July 3, through Aug. 28.

 

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.

 

Wednesday June 29

 

Teens in Opera

BOLTON LANDING The Citywide Youth Opera of New York will present “Teens in Opera” at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 29, at The Sembrich in Bolton Landing. Information/cost: 518-644-2431, or www.thesembrich.org.

 

Drums Concert

GLENS FALLS Seven drum corps will perform in an Adirondack Drums Concert at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 29, at East Field in Glens Falls. Donations of non-perishable food items will be appreciated. Information/cost: 518-747-4342, or www.adirondackdrums.com.

 

Thursday June 30

 

Women’s Golf

QUEENSBURY The Zonta Women’s Golf Tournament will be held on Thursday, June 30, at the Queensbury Country Club, with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. Information: 518-798-5784, or www.zontadistrict2.org.

 

Free Concert

LAKE GEORGE The Lake George Community Band will perform a free concert at

8 p.m. on Thursday, June 30, at Shepard Park in Lake George Village. Information: 518-222-1302, or www.lakegeorgecommunityband.com.

 

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.

 

Sunday July 3

 

Horse, Pony Show

BALLSTON SPA The Rearin’ to Go 4-H Club will host an Open Horse and Pony Benefit Show at 9 a.m. on Sunday, July 3, at the 4-H Training Center, 556 Middleline Road in Ballston Spa. Exhibitors must be age 8 or older but 4-H membership is not required. A food booth will be open for breakfast and lunch at great prices. Information: Alice Kuntzsch at 518-321-5684.

 

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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