Community Calendar 6/16/11

T hursday 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

 

Girl Scout Camps

NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK The Girl Scouts of Northeastern New York organization is accepting registrations for day and overnight camp programs that will run from July 11 through Aug. 19. Information/registration: www.gsneny.org.

 

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.

 

 

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.

 

Bible School

FORT MILLER The Fort Miller Reformed Church at 1239 Fort Miller Road is accepting registrations for its Vacation Bible School that will run from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday, July 11 to 15. For children age pre-school through grade 6. Information/registration: Debbie Bailey at 695-3531.

 

Bible School

CAMBRIDGE The Cambridge United Presbyterian Church is accepting registrations for its Vacation Bible School that will run from 6 to 8:15 p.m. Monday through Thursday, July 25 to 28, at the Brieman Building in Cambridge. All community children are invited to attend. Information/registration: 518-677-3863.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Dance Recital

GRANVILLE Local students from Connie Michaelsen’s School of Dance will present their 2011 recital, “Dance through Time,” at 7 p.m. on Friday, June 17, in the auditorium at Granville High School. Everyone will be welcome. Also, classes for next year will begin in September. Information: Connie at 642-1116.

 

Bieber Movie

SCHUYLERVILLE The Justin Bieber movie, “Never Say Never,” will be screened at 7 p.m. on Friday, June 17, at the Schuylerville Public Library, 52 Ferry Street. This film is rated G and runs 105 minutes. Free and open to all. Information: 518-695-6641, or www.schuylervillelibrary.sals.edu.

 

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.

 

Fishing Derby

LAKE CHAMPLAIN The 30th annual LCI Father’s Day Fishing Derby will be held on Lake Champlain Saturday, June 18 through Monday, June 20. More than $300,000 in cash prizes will be awarded to lucky anglers. To learn more, or to register, call 802-879-3466, or visit www.lciderby.com.

 

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.

 

Pancake Breakfast

GRANVILLE The Peniel Presbyterian Church on Quaker Street in Granville invites everyone to a Pancake Breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 18. Cost: $6 adults; $3 ages 5 to 12; free 4 and younger.

 

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., from the Greenwich Central School. 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. Information: 518-692-7979, or www.greenwichchamber.org.

 

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 first 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.

 

Chalk Art

GREENWICH As part of the Whipple City Festival, there’ll be a Sidewalk Chalk Art Event from noon to 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 18, at the Greenwich town parking lot on Academy Street. Chalk and marked spots will be provided, first come, first served. Information: Greater Greenwich Chamber of Commerce, 518-692-7979.

 

Irish Ancestors

SCHUYLERVILLE The Heritage Hunters of Saratoga County will host Lisa Dougherty with a program titled, “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 free event that’s open to all at the Saratoga Town Hall, corner of routes 4 and 29 in Schuylerville. Information: 587-2978.

 

Art Reception

MANCHESTER An opening reception for the Southern Vermont Arts Center’s June Solo Exhibitions will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 18, in the center’s Yester House Gallery off West Road in Manchester. Free and open to all. Information: 802-362-1405, or www.svac.org.

 

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.

 

Library Fundraiser

SALEM A Strawberries and Champagne Fundraiser will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 18, at the Bancroft Library in Salem. Chef Susan Quillio of Spoonful Catering will provide strawberry surprises and guitarist Tom Keller will perform folk and jazz tunes at this event that’s open to all. Cost: $30, including open champagne and wine bar. Advance reservations are required with Stephen at 518-935-3297, or email strombley@verizon.net.

 

Open Mic

FORT EDWARD Open Mic Night will be held at 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 18, at the Little Theater on the Farm, 27 Plum Road in Fort Edward. Admission: $5. Refreshments will be available and there’ll be a 50/50 raffle. Information/musician registration: Linda Hermans at 518-747-3421.

 

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.

 

Pancake Breakfast

WEST HOOSICK The West Hoosick Fire Dept. invites everyone to an all-you-can-eat Pancake/French Toast Breakfast from 7:30 to 11 a.m. on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 19, at the firehouse on Pine Valley Road (near intersection of routes 103 and 109). Information: 686-1814.

 

Breakfast

WHITEHALL Our Lady of Hope Parish hall on Skene Street in Whitehall will host a Traditional Breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon on Sunday, June 19.

 

Country Breakfast

GANSEVOORT The Gansevoort Volunteer Fire Dept. invites everyone to an all-you-can-eat Father’s Day Country Breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, June 19. Cost: $7 adults, $6.50 age 60 and older, $5 ages 4 to 12, free younger than 4, including omelets, pancakes and more.

 

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.

 

Great Awakening Talk

BENNINGTON Rev. Ken Clarke will speak on “The Great Awakening Comes to Bennington” at 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 19, in the Ada Paresky Education Center on Floor 2 of the Bennington Museum, 75 Main Street, Route 9. The Great Awakening was a religious revival movement in New England during the mid 1700s. Free and open to all. Information: 802-447-1571, or www.benningtonmuseum.org.

 

Church Concerts

GRANVILLE/WHITEHALL The Christian singing group, Chicago Travelers, will perform in concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 19, at the handicap-accessible Granville Baptist Church, 23 Quaker Street. A free-will offering will be received. This group also will perform at 6 p.m. June 19 at the Faith Chapel Assembly of God coffeehouse, routes 4 and 22 in Whitehall. Information: Pastor Jim Peterson at 642-2245 for Granville and Pastor Mike Lemery for Whitehall.

 

Civil War Talk

GRANVILLE Author/historian Howard Coffin will speak on “Vermont’s Civil War Soldiers” at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 19, at the Slate Valley Museum, 17 Water Street in Granville. This talk complements the museum’s newest exhibit, “Rivals in Slate, Brothers in War: The Slate Valley Unites for the Union Cause.” Cost: $10 suggested donation. Reservations are recommended at 518-642-1417, or www.slatevalleymuseum.org.

 

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: 518-854-3805, or 518-642-4682.  .

 

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.

 

Cruise-In

GREENWICH A Cars Cruise-In will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Monday, June 20, at Greenwich Plaza on Route 29, in front of the Kmart (weather permitting). All vehicles, old or new, will be welcome (no entry fee) and food and drink will be available at the plaza. Information: Ron MacNeil at 518-692-7926.

 

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 bluegrass music by 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. Information: 802-273-2911.

 

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.

 

Cemetery Assn. Meets

WHITEHALL The Sciota Cemetery Assn. will hold its annual meeting at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 22, at the home of George Armstrong on Wade Road in Whitehall. All interested parties will be welcome.

 

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.

 

Pre-Licensing Course

HOOSICK FALLS The Northeast New York Safety and Health Council will offer a Pre-Licensing Course at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 22, at the Hoosick Falls Health Center on Danforth Street. Cost: $40. Pre-registration is required with Marla Nowak at 518-686-4854.

 

Dinner

WHITEHALL The Skene Manor will hold its monthly Dinner on Wednesday, June 22. This three course meal will include Chicken Cordon Blue and Strawberry Shortcake. For more information, or to make reservations, call 499-1906, 499-2053, or 747-3735.

 

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.

 

Whistler to Warhol

MANCHESTER The Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning will present Bob Manning with a slide program titled, “From Whistler to Warhol,” from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 22, at the First Congregational Church in Manchester. Cost: $15. Bob is an artist, art historian, and retired professor of fine arts. Information/registration: Renee Bornstein at 802-362-1199, or www.greenmtnacademy.org.

 

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

 

Alzheimer’s Workshop

BENNINGTON Bennington Project Independence Adult Day Service will host an Alzheimer’s Assn. workshop, “Know the 10 Signs, Early Detection Matters,” at 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 23. This workshop will be held at the Dr. Richard A. Sleeman Center, 614 Harwood Hill in Bennington. Free and open to all. Information/registration: Sharene Wareing at 802-786-5990, or email swareing@svcoa.org.

 

Livestock Flies

ARGYLE Ken Wise from Cornell Cooperative Extension will teach a workshop on “How to Control Livestock Flies” from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, June 23, at the Richview Farm, 4424 Route 40 in Argyle. Learn how to identify various flies and reduce their numbers, and see trap demonstrations. Free, but registration is requested with Aaron Gabriel at 518-746-2560.

 

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.

 

Ag Tour

SCHUYLERVILLE You are invited to join the Old Saratoga Historical Assn. for a tour of the agricultural museums at the Penope Farm, 56 Scotch Hill Road in Jackson, at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 23. For directions or to carpool from Schuylerville, call Pat Peck at 584-4129.

 

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

WELLS 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

 

War Re-Enactment

TICONDEROGA Local history will come to life with a program titled, “Clash for Empire: The French and Indian War at Fort Ticonderoga,” on Saturday and Sunday, June 25 and 26, at Fort Ticonderoga. Daily battle re-enactments, ongoing demonstrations, and vendors of historic items will be featured. Admission: $15 adults; $13.50 age 60 and older; $7 ages 7 to 12; free age 6 and younger. Information: 518-585-2821, or www.FortTiconderoga.org.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Self Exploration

SHUSHAN A workshop, “Moving into Stillness,” with medicine dancer Erika Oswald, will be offered from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 25, at the nonprofit Dionondehowa Wildlife Sanctuary and School in Shushan. Explore your own thoughts and emotions while moving to inspiring music at this event. Cost: $40, scholarships possible. Information/registration: 518-854-7764, or email dionondehowa@yahoo.com.

 

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.

 

Free Farm Tour

EASTON Families are invited to a free tour of the Elihu Farm, 654 Beadle Hill Road in Easton, from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 26. See grazing lambs, hens and heritage breed goslings at this farm that’s protected by the Agricultural Stewardship Assn. Reservations will be welcome at 518-753-7838.

 

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.

 

Strawberry Festival

SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville United Methodist Church invites everyone to its First Annual Strawberry Festival from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 26. Strawberry shortcake, other strawberry favorites, entertainment, and a bake sale will be featured. Proceeds will benefit scholarships for the Sky Farm summer campers.

 

Play at Wood

GLENS FALLS The Adirondack Theater Festival will stage “Dream Street” at 8 p.m. on Sunday and Monday, June 26 and 27, at the Charles R. Wood Theater in Glens Falls. Information: 518-798-9663.

Monday June 27

 

Reading Program

SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville Public Library at 52 Ferry Street will begin accepting registrations for its free Summer Reading Program on Monday, June 27. Registration for this themed program will be by three age categories, infant to age 12; 13 to 18; and 19 and older. Registration packets will be available at the library. Information: 518-695-6641.

 

Cooking Camp

GLENS FALLS The Folklife Center and Children’s Dept. at the Crandall Public Library, 251 Glen Street in Glens Falls, are accepting registrations for a Cooking Camp for Kids with Annette Nielsen that will run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursdays from July 7 through 28. Annette is a food writer and editor, recipe tester, and culinary instructor. For age 7 and older. Registration forms are available at www.crandalllibrary.org, by calling 518-792-6508, or visiting the Children’s Dept. desk.

 

Children’s Camp

SALEM Eva Fitzgerald will lead a Faces Mini Camp for children from 2:30 to 5 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday, June 27 and 28, at the Historic Salem Courthouse. Each child will create a relief clay self portrait that will be placed on an outdoor mosaic wall of faces. Information/registration: 518-854-7053, or www.salemcourthouse.org.

 

5K Series

WILTON The Saratoga Stryders Camp Saratoga 5K Trail Series will begin at 6:15 p.m. on Monday, June 27, at the Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park’s Camp Saratoga parking lot on Scout Road (rain or shine). Proceeds will benefit the park and the Jake Fund (for a local toddler facing multiple leg operations). The series will continue at 6:15 p.m. on July 11, and Aug. 8 and 22. Information: Laura Clark at 581-1278, email info@saratogastryders.org, or www.saratogastryders.org.

 

Tuesday June 28

 

Book Discussion

SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville Public Library Book Club will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 28, at the library, 52 Ferry Street. For discussion will be Rolland Merullo’s book, “Breakfast with Buddha,” and copies may be obtained at the library’s front desk. Information/to get on the club’s email list: Library at 518-695-6641, or Amanda at email afiandaca@sals.edu.

 

Free Concert

CASTLETON The Castleton Concert on the Green Series will present Annie and the Hedonists at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 28, at the Village Green on Main Street/Route 4
A (rain site: tent at Castleton State College). Featured will be acoustic blues, jazz, folk, old-time bluegrass, and more. Free and open to all. Information: 802-273-2911.

 

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.

 

Grief Seminar

RUTLAND The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice will offer a Grief Seminar from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 29, at its office, 7 Albert Cree Drive in Rutland. This seminar is for those who’ve experienced a loss through death. Information/registration: Ann LaRocque at 802-770-1516.

 

Gospel Jam

FORT EDWARD The Bluebillies band will host a Gospel Jam at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 29, at the Little Theater on the Farm, 27 Plum Road in Fort Edward. Come play, or just listen to old-time country, bluegrass and gospel music. Light refreshments will be available and there’ll be a 50/50 raffle. Free admission, donations appreciated. Information: Mel at 518-632-5026.

 

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.

 

Concert, More

GRANVILLE The Village of Granville Summer Concert Series will present the Celtic rock group, “Prydien,” from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, June 30, at Veterans Memorial Park on Quaker Street in Granville. This event will include a chicken barbecue by the fire department across the street, a strawberry social, and fireworks.

 

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.

 

Friday July 1

 

Thrift Shop Open

ARGYLE The Argyle Methodist Church Thrift Shop will be open from 2 to 5 p.m. on Friday, July 1, and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, July 2. 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.

 

Ghost Tours

TICONDEROGA Garrison Ghost Tours will be offered on most Friday and Saturday evenings in July and August at Fort Ticonderoga. Cost: $35. Reservations are required at 518-585-2821. Information: www.FortTiconderoga.org.

 

Carousel

SALEM The Rodgers and Hammerstein classic musical, “Carousel,” will be staged at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, July 1 and 2, and 2 p.m. Sunday, July 3, at the Fort Salem Theater, 11 E. Broadway in Salem. Cost: $27; $25 senior citizens. Information/reservations: 518-854-9200, or www.fortsalemtheater.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.

 

Free Concert

SALEM Summer Sounds of Salem will present local bluegrass legend Smokey Greene in concert from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 2, at the gazebo on Main Street in Salem. Honky-tonk love songs to gospel standards will be featured. Free and open to all.

 

Killington Concert

KILLINGTON The Killington Music Festival musicians will perform in concert at 7 p.m. on Saturday, July 2, at the Rams Head Lodge at the Killington Ski Resort. Works by Brahms and Bach will be featured. Cost: $20. Information/tickets: 802-422-1330. Tickets also will be available at the Rams Head Lodge beginning at 6 p.m. This concert series will continue on Saturday evenings through Aug. 6.

 

Vermont Symphony

MANCHESTER The TD Bank Summer Festival Tour will present the Vermont Symphony Orchestra in concert at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 2, at the Hildene Meadowlands in Manchester. Handel’s fireworks will begin the program and live fireworks will conclude it. Cost: $31 to $34 adults; free to $17 for younger than 12 (tickets sold at the gate subject to surcharge). Information/tickets: 802-863-5966, or www.vso.org.

 

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.

 

5K Series

WILTON The Saratoga Stryders Camp Saratoga 5K Trail Series will continue at 6:15 p.m. on Monday, July 11, at the Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park’s Camp Saratoga parking lot on Scout Road (rain or shine). Proceeds will benefit the park and the Jake Fund (for a local toddler facing multiple leg operations). The series will continue at 6:15 p.m. on Aug. 8 and 22. Information: Laura Clark at 581-1278, email info@saratogastryders.org, or www.saratogastryders.org.

 

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.

 

Saturday July 16

 

Killington Concert

KILLINGTON The Killington Music Festival musicians will perform in concert at 7 p.m. on Saturday, July 16, at the Rams Head Lodge at the Killington Ski Resort. Brahms’ Quintet for Piano and String Quartet in F minor will be featured. Cost: $20. Information/tickets: 802-422-1330. Tickets also will be available at the Rams Head Lodge beginning at 6 p.m. This concert series will continue on Saturday evenings through Aug. 6.

 

Sunday July 17

 

War History

HUBBARDTON Dressed in period attire, Carl Fuller will bring a Hubbardton resident of 1777 back to life to discuss the Revolutionary War battle of Hubbardton at 1 p.m. on Sunday, July 17. Meet at the Visitor Center at the Hubbardton State Historic Site on Monument Hill Road and drive to nearby East Hubbardton Cemetery for a guided walk and “introduction” to some residents who lived in the war’s path. Carl will offer similar programs at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 21, and Sept. 18. Meet at the Visitor Center for each program. Information: 802-273-2282, or www.HistoricVermont.org/sites.

 

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.

 

Friday August 5

 

Ghost Tours

TICONDEROGA Garrison Ghost Tours will be offered on most Friday and Saturday evenings in August at Fort Ticonderoga. Cost: $35. Reservations are required at 518-585-2821. Information: www.FortTiconderoga.org.

 

Saturday August 6

 

Killington Concert

KILLINGTON The Killington Music Festival musicians will conclude their 2011 concert series at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 6, at the Rams Head Lodge at the Killington Ski Resort. Works by Bach, Mozart, Hindemith and Beethoven will be featured. Cost: $20. Information/tickets: 802-422-1330. Tickets also will be available at the Rams Head Lodge beginning at 6 p.m.

 

Monday August 8

 

5K Series

WILTON The Saratoga Stryders Camp Saratoga 5K Trail Series will continue at 6:15 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 8, at the Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park’s Camp Saratoga parking lot on Scout Road (rain or shine). Proceeds will benefit the park and the Jake Fund (for a local toddler facing multiple leg operations). The series will conclude at 6:15 p.m. on Aug. 22. Information: Laura Clark at 581-1278, email info@saratogastryders.org, or www.saratogastryders.org.

 

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.

 

Sunday August 21

 

War History

HUBBARDTON Dressed in period attire, Carl Fuller will bring a Hubbardton resident of 1777 back to life to discuss the Revolutionary War battle of Hubbardton at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 21. Meet at the Visitor Center at the Hubbardton State Historic Site on Monument Hill Road and drive to nearby East Hubbardton Cemetery for a guided walk and “introduction” to some residents who lived in the war’s path. Carl will offer a similar program at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 18, at the Visitor Center. Information: 802-273-2282, or www.HistoricVermont.org/sites.

 

Monday August 22

 

5K Series

WILTON The Saratoga Stryders Camp Saratoga 5K Trail Series will conclude at 6:15 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 22, at the Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park’s Camp Saratoga parking lot on Scout Road (rain or shine). Proceeds will benefit the park and the Jake Fund (for a local toddler facing multiple leg operations). Information: Laura Clark at 581-1278, email info@saratogastryders.org, or www.saratogastryders.org.

 

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.

 

Sunday September 18

 

War History

HUBBARDTON Dressed in period attire, Carl Fuller will bring a Hubbardton resident of 1777 back to life to discuss the Revolutionary War battle of Hubbardton at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 18. Meet at the Visitor Center at the Hubbardton State Historic Site on Monument Hill Road. Information: 802-273-2282, or www.HistoricVermont.org/sites.

 

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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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