Community Calendar 10/20/11

T hursday October 20

 

Rummage Sale

LAKE GEORGE A Fall Rummage Sale will be held at the Caldwell Presbyterian Church in Lake George Village. Clothing, furniture, baby and household items, toys, books, jewelry and more will be offered. Information/time: 518-668-2613, or www.caldwellpres.org.

 

Book Talk

CASTLETON Author Linda Goodspeed will discuss her new historical novel about the local marble industry “Redfield Proctor and the Division of Rutland,” at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 20 at the Iron Lantern restaurant in Castleton.

 

Book Discussion

GRANVILLE The Pember Book Club will meet to discuss Stacy Schiff’s “Saint-Exupery: a biography” at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 20, at the Pember Library, 33 W. Main Street in Granville. Information: 518-642-2525.

 

Day on Writing

BENNINGTON Students from the advanced composition course at Southern Vermont College will host a National Day on Writing from 2:15 to 3:15 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 20, in the Everett Mansion Theatre on the campus in Bennington. The public is invited to listen as the students and college personnel read their written works. Information: 802-447-6354, www.svc.edu.

 

Night Creatures

GRANVILLE A free Creatures of the Night program for children of all ages will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 20, at the Pember Museum, 33 W. Main Street in Granville. Featured will be a live rainforest opossum and an investigation of nocturnal animals, followed by a bat craft. Registration is not required. Information: 518-642-1515.

 

Art Walk

GLENS FALLS The Third Thursday Art Walk will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Oct. 20 in downtown Glens Falls. Artist receptions and art displays will be held at various downtown sites. Information: www.glensfallsartwalk.com.

 

Fuel Fund Dinner

SALEM The Salem Rotary Club will host a Dinner with a variety of foods to benefit the Salem/Shushan Fuel Fund from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 20, at the First United Presbyterian (White) Church in Salem. Cost: $12 or more for adults, plus an item(s) for the Salem Food Pantry; $6 ages 6 to 9; free 5 and younger. Also, donations may be made at the Salem Courthouse Community Center, with checks payable to the Salem United Methodist Church, with a notation “For Salem Fuel Fund.”  Anyone in need of help with their fuel bills may call Rev. Debbie Earthrowl at 854-3203.

 

Education Talk

ARGYLE The Argyle Community Enhancement Team invites everyone to a meeting with Denise K. Brucker, director of continuing education at SUNY Adirondack, at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 20, at the Argyle Firehouse on Route 40. Denise will speak on bringing continuing education to Argyle and surrounding communities. Desserts and beverages will be available. Reservations are requested by Monday, Oct. 17, with Michelle at 638-8482, or Diana at 638-6207.

 

Drawing at VFW

GRANVILLE VFW Post 1653 on North Street in Granville invites everyone to stop in and purchase a ticket for its weekly “Search for the Queen of Hearts” drawing that is held at 6 p.m. each Thursday at the post. Cost: $1 per ticket. The post is open each day from 9 a.m. to about 10 p.m. Information: 642-1599.

 

Quilling Class

GRANVILLE Pat Oathout will teach Quilling at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 20, at the Pember Library, 33 W. Main Street in Granville. Roll, shape and glue strips of paper into decorative designs. Pre-registration is not required and materials will be provided. Information: 518-642-2525.

 

Lecture at Hyde

GLENS FALLS A Third Thursday Lecture will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 20, at The Hyde Collection in Glens Falls. Information/reservations: 518-792-1761, or www.hydecollection.org.

 

Novelist Speaks

QUEENSBURY The SUNY Adirondack Writers Project will present novelist Chris Bohjalian with a talk at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 20, in the Scoville Learning Center auditorium on SUNY Adirondack campus in Queensbury. Free and open to all. Information: J. Courtney Reid at 743-2200, Ext. 2213, or email reidjc@sunyacc.edu.

 

Marble Valley History

CASTLETON In honor of Castleton’s 250th birthday, Dr. Mike Austin will present a program on Vermont’s slate and marble valleys, and how geology shaped human activities in the area. Mike teaches at Castleton State College and is author of the 2010 book, “Stories from Vermont’s Marble Valley,” and he’ll answer audience questions following the program. You’ll find this event at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 20, at the Castleton Free Library on Main Street, Route 4A. Free and open to all. Information: 802-468-5574.

 

Anthony Tribute

PAWLET Historical performer Sally Matson will present “Susan B. Anthony: the Invincible!” at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 20, at the Pawlet Community Church on Route 133, just north of Route 30. Learn about this important historical figure’s fight for abolition and women’s rights and suffrage. Free and open to all. Information: Steve Williams, Pawlett Historical Society, at 802-645-9529.

 

Friday October 21

 

Dinner, Auction

GLENS FALLS Reservations are requested by Friday, Oct. 21, for the World Awareness Children’s Museum’s 21st Annual International Cuisine Dinner and Auction from 5 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 30, in the Fort William Henry Conference Center at Lake George. Cost: $65 per person; $120 per couple; $450 table of eight. Reservations: 793-2773. Information: www.worldchildrensmuseum.org.

 

Special Olympics

GLENS FALLS A Special Olympics Competition will be held on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 21 and 22, at Crandall Park and the Civic Center in Glens Falls, at the Adirondack Sports Complex/The Dome in Queensbury, and at area golf courses. State of New York athletes will compete in bocce, cycling, cross-country, equestrian, golf, soccer and softball activities. Information/times: 518-761-3883, or www.specialolympics.org.

 

Book Sale

GLENS FALLS The Friends of the Crandall Library Book Sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 21, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, and 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday the 23rd at the library. Information: 518-792-6508, Ext. 226, or www.crandalllibrary.org.

 

Rummage Sale

GRANVILLE The Sylvan Star/Skenesborough Chapter 122 will hold a Rummage Sale from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 21, and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday the 22nd, with a bag sale from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday, at the Slate Valley Masonic Center, 95 North Street in Granville. Donations for the sale of clothing, household items and toys will be accepted from 9 a.m. to noon on Oct. 20.

 

Thrift Shop Sale

SCHUYLERVILLE The Second Hand Rose Thrift Shop at 116 Broad Street in Schuylerville will continue the celebration of its 10th anniversary with a 25 percent off store-wide coupon, and a 50/50 drawing, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 21 and 22. Information: 695-4640.

 

Flu Clinics

RUTLAND AREA The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice will hold Flu and Pneumonia Clinics from 1 to 2:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 21, at the Pawlet Community Church, and 4 to 6 p.m. that day at the Dorset United Church. For age 18 and older. Cost: Free with Medicare Part B or Managed Medicare card; $33 flu, $55 high-dose flu, $65 pneumonia (MasterCard, Visa and American Express cards accepted). Information: Flu Hotline at 802-770-1574, or www.ravnah.org.

 

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 Oct. 21. This meal is served each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-2482.

 

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.

 

Craft Fair, Bake Sale

SOUTH GLENS FALLS The Rosary/Altar Society of St. Michael’s Church on Saratoga Avenue in South Glens Falls invites everyone to its annual Harvest Craft Fair and Bake Sale from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 21, and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday the 22nd, in the Parish Hall. Locally made, handcrafted items will be offered, the Cuisine Café will be open for supper on Friday and continental breakfast and lunch Saturday, and raffles will be held. Proceeds will benefit St. Michael’s and the South Glens Falls community.

 

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.

 

Family Movie

GRANVILLE A Family Movie Night will be held at 6 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 21, at the Pember Library, 33 W. Main Street in Granville. Everyone will be welcome. Information: 518-642-2525.

 

Haunted Barn

FORT EDWARD The Little Theater on the Farm at 27 Plum Road in Fort Edward will host its annual Haunted Barn from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 21 and 22 and 28 and 29. Actors will guide groups through dark passages and dramatic scenes. Cost: $5. Also, sweet treats will be provided by Broadway Sweets of Fort Edward. Information/to volunteer: 518-747-3421, or www.littletheater27.com.

 

Friday Bingo

WHITEHALL Elks Lodge 1491 at 5 Elks Way in Whitehall will host Friday Night Bingo at 7 p.m. on Oct. 21. Featured will be a $500 jackpot special. This bingo is held each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-1491.

 

Free Movie

SCHUYLERVILLE A free movie night, featuring “Wallace & Gromit: the Curse of the Were-Rabbit” will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 21, at the Schuylerville Public Library, 52 Ferry Street. This 85-minute movie is G-rated and the screening is open to all ages. Bring popcorn. Information: 518-695-6641.

 

Haunted House

GRANVILLE A Haunted House will be open at 7 p.m. Fridays through Sundays, through Oct. 30, at 1394 Route 24, behind the Penrhyn Firehouse in Granville. Cost: Free-will donation, with proceeds benefiting the Haynes House of Hope.

 

Saturday October 22

 

Drive for the Cure

GREENWICH Carmody Ford at 1111 Route 29 in Greenwich will hold its First Annual Drive for a Cure on Saturday, Oct. 22. The dealership will donate $5 for every test drive and $50 for every vehicle purchased that day to Susan G. Komen for the Cure of breast cancer. There’ll be raffles and a silent auction, children’s face painting and bouncy house, and “Warriors in Pink” bandanas and bookmarks will be given away while supplies last. Information: 1-800-639-7930, or www.carmodyford.com.

 

Flea Market

HOOSICK FALLS A Flea Market will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22, and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday the 23rd, at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 188 Main Street, Route 4, in Hoosick Falls. This market will continue on Saturdays and Sundays though March, 2012. Information/vendor space: 260-2807.

 

Free Clothing

WHITEHALL The Kids Clothing Closet at the Grace Baptist Church, 12 Queen Street in Whitehall, will hold a Free Shopping Day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22. Fall and winter clothing for children, including coats, gloves, scarves and baby gear, will be offered for free. Donations of gently worn fall and winter clothing in sizes infant to young adult (on hangers if possible) may be dropped off at the church from 2 to 6 p.m. on Oct. 20 and 21.

 

Free Clothing

MANCHESTER The Heartworks of Vermont group of women will hold its Fourth Annual Clothes-from-the-Heart Clothing Drive from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22, at the Maple Street School in Manchester Center. A range of clothing will be offered for free to families in need. Information: Email Lisa Kelly at vt.heartworks@gmail.com, or visit www.vtheartworks.org. Also, monetary donations may be mailed to Heartworks of Vermont, POB 1624, Manchester Center, Vt. 05255.

 

Vendor Blender

FORT ANN The Second Annual Vendor Blender Mixer Fundraiser will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22, at the United Protestant Church of Fort Ann at 5 Ann Street, across from the Cumberland Farms store at routes 4 and 149. Vendors, crafts, lunch, baked goods, jelly, mulled cider and a Bid-on-a-Basket will be featured. Proceeds will go toward the repair of the church’s antique pipe organ.

 

FARMERS’ MARKET

RUTLAND The Downtown Farmers’ Market will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22, and 3 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, at Depot Park, next to Walmart, in Rutland. Information: Greg Cox at 802-683-5791, or www.vtfarmersmarket.org.

 

Fall Festival

HOOSICK FALLS The Hoosick Falls Central School PTA will host its 11th Annual Fall Festival from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22, at the Hoosick Falls Central School. Raffle items will include a Will Moses print, child quilts, gift certificates, a beauty product basket, and more. Raffle tickets: $1 each, $5 for six, available from PTA members, the Hoosick Federal Credit Union, and Grand Union from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 8, 9, 15 and 16. Crafters, vendors, music, food, children’s activities and more also will be featured. Information/vendor space: Molly Holbritter at 686-4512.

 

Membership Drive

GRANVILLE The Border Riders Snowmobile Club will hold a Membership Drive from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22 at the Forum Restaurant in Granville. Learn more about the organization, check out the grooming equipment, or for members, bring a sled to sell. Non-members can bring sale sleds for a charge of $5 per sled. Members can also pay their dues at this event. Information: 518-260-8704.

 

Gun Show

SARATOGA SPRINGS The New Eastcoast Arms Collectors Associates will host the Saratoga Springs Gun and Militaria Show from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22, and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday the 23rd, at the Saratoga Springs City Center. Collectors and dealers of antique, classic and investment-grade firearms will buy, sell and trade their wares. Admission: $8 daily; $7 older than 60; free 13 and younger with an adult. Information: David Petronis at 518-664-9743, or www.NEACA.com.

 

Pumpkin Challenge

SARATOGA SPRINGS The 11th Annual Great Pumpkin Challenge to benefit Saratoga Bridges will be held on Saturday, Oct. 22, at Saratoga Spa State Park. Included will be 5K and 10K races at 9:30 a.m., followed by a kids’ fun run. All will start and end at the park’s Columbia Pavilion. 5K and 10K cost: $25 prior to race day, $28 on race day; $5 kids’ run. Information/registration: 518-587-0723, email info@saratogabridges.org, or visit www.saratogabridges.org.

 

Halloween Party

WHITEHALL The Whitehall American Legion Auxiliary’s annual Halloween Party will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22 at the post on 148 Main Street in Whitehall. The party will feature Halloween-themed parties, candy and prizes.

 

Saturday Hike

RUTLAND The Green Mountain Club will offer a moderate, five-mile hike to the 3,700 ft. summit of Shrewsbury Peak on Saturday, Oct. 22. Meet at 10 a.m. at Main Street Park, near the east end of the fire station off Center Street in Rutland City. Information: Barb and Barry Griffith at 492-3573.

 

Babysitting Course

HOOSICK FALLS The Hoosick Area Youth Center and Community Coalition will offer a Babysitting Course for age 12 and older from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Oct. 22, at the Youth Center, 115 Church Street in Hoosick Falls. Safety, fun activities for children, emergencies, and more will be covered. There will be a fee that includes training materials. Information/registration: 518-686-9050.

 

Car Show

GREENWICH A Halloween Car Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22, at Whalen Chevrolet on Route 29 in Greenwich (rain date Oct. 23). Cost: $10 car registration fee, with proceeds benefiting the Ronald McDonald House in Albany; free for spectators. Trophies, dash plaques, apple cider and doughnuts, a costume contest, candy bags and goody bags will be featured along with the great cars. Information: Tracy Paige at 518-280-1422, or email tpaige1@nycap.rr.com.

 

Book Sale

GREENWICH The Greenwich Free Library will hold a Get Set for Winter Book Sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22, and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday the 23rd, at the library. Information: 518-692-2027.

 

Children’s Activity

GRANVILLE Learn with Linda for children will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22, at the Pember Library, 33 W. Main Street in Granville. Halloween will be this week’s theme. Information: 518-642-2525.

 

Halloween Celebration

GRANVILLE All children are invited to the Pember Library, 33 W. Main Street in Granville, for a Halloween Celebration at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22. Spooky stories, scary crafts, games, prizes and treats will be included at this fun event. Information: 518-642-2525.

 

Basket Party

EAST DORSET A Basket Party will be held on Saturday, Oct. 22, at the East Dorset Firehouse. Doors will open at 11 a.m. with drawings starting at 1 p.m. Cost: $5 first card of tickets, including a light lunch, $2 additional tickets, with proceeds benefiting the East Dorset Congregational Church. Information: Kathy at 802-779-5009, or Edna at 802-645-0174.

 

Witches, Warlocks

MANCHESTER Witches and warlocks are invited to gather in costume at noon on Saturday, Oct. 22, at the Orvis Green in Manchester. Bring a food donation or a contribution for the Community Food Cupboard and be part of a fun photo at this rain or shine event. Information: 802-362-6313.

 

Halloween Party

WHITEHALL The annual Town-Wide Children’s Halloween Party will be held from noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22, at American Legion Post 83, 148 Main Street in Whitehall. Games, snacks and prizes will be featured and everyone is invited.

 

Royalton Raid Talk

ORWELL Neil Godwin will discuss the Royalton Raid and some of the intrigues of the Revolutionary War in Vermont and the region at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22, at the Mount Independence State Historic Site, end of Mount Independence Road in Orwell. Neil is author of “We Go as Captives: The Royalton Raid and the Shadow War on the Revolutionary Frontier.” Cost: Free, donations accepted. Information: 802-759-2412.

 

Pumpkin Festival

POULTNEY A Pumpkin Festival will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22, outside at the Leap Frog Nursery School in Poultney. Come in your Halloween costume for face painting, Halloween tattoos, an apple pie baking contest (2 p.m. judging), a giant pumpkin, crafts, a playground for ages 3 to 5, and field activities for all ages. Music, dancing, and Hick’s cider and doughnuts, too. Information: Jaime Milazzo at 802-287-5751.

 

Streams Talk

MANCHESTER Biologist Ken Cox from the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Dept. will speak on “After Irene: Assessing our Streams” at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22, at the American Museum of Fly Fishing in Manchester. Ken will discuss efforts to protect and rebuild the wildlife habitat in the wake of Hurricane Irene. Information: 802-362-3300, Ext. 204.

 

Trailer Park Musical

SARATOGA SPRINGS The Local Actors Guild of Saratoga will stage “The Great American Trailer Park Musical” at 2 and 8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22 and 29, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23 and 30. Cost: $20, with a free beer cozy to the first 50 attendees. You’ll find this show at the Saratoga Arts Center, 320 Broadway in Saratoga Springs. Information/tickets: 518-393-3496.

 

Chicken Barbecue

GRANVILLE VFW Post 1653 at 9 North Street in Granville invites everyone to a Chicken Barbecue from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22. Cost: $9.

 

Roast Beef

PITTSTOWN Everyone is invited to a Roast Beef Supper from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22, at the Pittstown United Methodist Church located just off Route 7 in the village. Cost: $10 adults; $5 ages 5 to 12; free 4 and younger. Information/reservations: Bev at 518-663-5607.

 

Slate Company Tour

GRANVILLE The Slate Valley Museum will host an evening tour of the remains of the West Castleton Slate Company at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22, starting at Lake Bomoseen State Park’s parking area. “Gruesome ghost stories” from the slate industry’s past will be featured and you are encouraged to bring weather-appropriate clothing, comfortable footwear and a flashlight. Cost: $5, with proceeds going toward the museum’s recovery from Hurricane Irene damage. Information: 518-642-1417.

Turkey Supper

ARGYLE The Argyle Presbyterian Church invites everyone to a family-style Turkey Supper at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22. Takeouts will be available. Cost: $8 adults; $4 children.

 

Roast Pork

FORT MILLER The Fort Miller Reformed Church off Route 4, between Fort Edward and Schuylerville, invites everyone to a family-style Roast Pork Dinner on Saturday, Oct. 22. Takeouts will be available and seating will be at 4:30 and 6 p.m. Cost: $9 adults; $4 ages 3 to 10; free younger than 3. Information: Melody at 695-5319, or Brenda at 747-5043.

 

Chicken and Biscuit

GREENWICH Everyone is invited to a Chicken and Biscuit Dinner on Saturday, Oct. 22, at the Bottskill Baptist Church in Greenwich. Seating will be at 5 and 6 p.m. Cost: $9 adults; $4.50 age 12 and younger. Information/tickets: J. McClay at 692-2731, or R. Stewart at 692-7191.

 

F.D. Drawing

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. Information: 642-2401.

 

Haunted House

FAIR HAVEN The Break-a-Leg Society will present the Third Annual Haunted House from 7 to 10 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 22 and 23, at Fair Haven Union High School. Cost: $5 adults; $3 students. Everyone is invited.

 

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, Oct. 22, at the American Legion Post on Clancy Street in Schuylerville. Music will be provided by the Ole Time Country band. Cost: $5 adults; $2 ages 6 to 17; free 5 and younger. Information: Floyd at 747-6687, or Sandy at 638-9008.

 

Elisabeth von Trapp

TINMOUTH Elisabeth von Trapp will perform in concert at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22, at the Old Firehouse Stage in Tinmouth. Bach to Broadway, Schubert to Sting musical selections will be featured by Elisabeth, granddaughter of the legendary Maria and Baron von Trapp whose story inspired “The Sound of Music.” Cost: $9 at the door that will open at 7 p.m. Refreshments will be available. Information: 802-414-0011, email celibalch@comcast.net, or www.tinmouthvt.org.

 

Free Concert

BENNINGTON Michael Chinworth and Pat Hull will perform original folk-rock music from their recently released CD, “Light,” at 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22, in the Fireplace Room of the Deane Carriage Barn at Bennington College. Free and open to all.

 

Sunday October 23

 

Monthly Breakfast

WHITEHALL The Whitehall Elks will host their monthly breakfast from 7:30 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 23 at the lodge on Williams Street. The cost is $7 for adults and $3.50 for children under 10 years of age. This breakfast is held on the fourth Sunday of each month. Proceeds benefit veterans programs.

 

Pancake Breakfast

SCHAGHTICOKE The Northern Rensselaer County Knights of Columbus invite everyone to a hearty, all-you-can-eat Pancake/French Toast Breakfast from 7:30 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 23, at the Hoosic Valley Rescue Squad on Route 40 in Schaghticoke. Cost: $6 adults; $3 ages 6 to 12; free 5 and younger. Proceeds will benefit the Transfiguration Church Youth Group.

 

Coins, Collectibles

QUEENSBURY The Coopers Cave Coin Club will host its Fall Coin and Collectibles Show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 23, at VFW Post 6196 in Queensbury. Everything for the new and experienced collector will be featured. Information: 518-596-0076.

 

Bridal Fair

BENNINGTON The Sixth Annual Bridal Fair will be held from 1 to 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 23, in the Paul Paresky Court of the Bennington Museum, 75 Main Street, Route 9. Speak with vendors, bakers, photographers, jewelers, calligraphers, site and tent rental representatives, musicians, etc. Admission: $5. Information: 802-447-1571.

 

Author Speaks

RUPERT The Rupert Historical Society will host Salem author and historian William (Al) Cormier with a talk on his new book, “Coming of Age: The Diary of a Young Man, Thadeus Walker,” at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 23, at the Kittay Library in Rupert. Thadeus lived in this area in the 1850s.

 

Monitor Talk

GRANVILLE Steve Muller will present an illustrated talk on the Civil War era ship, the Monitor, at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 23, at the Pember Library, 33 W. Main Street in Granville. Covered will be the design and construction challenges in building this warship, its actual performance, and its influence on the design of other ironclads. Information: 518-642-2525.

 

Edi Mach Fete

PAWLET A “Thank You Edi Mach!!!Dessert Social!” will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 23, at the Pawlet Public Library on School Street. Townspeople, library volunteers and friends are asked to bring a dessert to share and the library will provide coffee and lemonade. Information: 802-325-3123.

 

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, Oct. 23, 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, or Sandy at 638-9008.

 

Bats and Jacks

SCHUYLERVILLE Hudson Crossing Park off Route 4, a half-mile north of Schuylerville, invites children of all ages to a free “Bats and Jacks” event from 4 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 23. Learn about bats, carve a pumpkin, and wear a costume if you like. A limited number of pumpkins and carving tools will be available for a small fee, or bring your own. Information: Marlene Bissell at 859-1462, email info@hudsoncrossingpark.org, or visit www.hudsoncrossingpark.org.

 

Supper, Talk

VALLEY FALLS Matt LaClair will share his experiences of hiking the Appalachian Trail this year during a covered-dish supper at 5 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 23, at the Valley Falls United Methodist Church, 16 State Street. Bring a dish to share. Everyone will be welcome. Information: 753-4848, or www.unyumc.org/churches/detail/1130.

 

Spaghetti Benefit

MANCHESTER A Spaghetti Dinner to benefit the nonprofit Northshire Hockey Assn. will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 23, at Riley Rink in Manchester. Cost: $7 adults; $5 age 14 and younger. Also featured will be the popular chuck-a-puck. Information: Karen Grabher at 366-8218, or email grabherhockey@comcast.net.

 

Sunday Dance

QUEENSBURY A Fourth Sunday Dance will be held from 7 to 9:30 p.m. on Oct. 23 at The Fun Spot in Queensbury. Casual, social dancing will be featured and singles will be welcome. Information/cost: 518-792-1603, or www.usadanceadk.com.

 

Monday October 24

 

Spaghetti Dinner

GRANVILLE Grade 6 from the Mettawee Community School will host a Spaghetti Dinner on Monday, Oct. 24, at Bernardo’s Restaurant on Church Street in Granville. Seating will be at 5, 6:15 and 7 p.m. Cost: $5 eat in; $6 take out. Tickets will be sold at the door and in advance at the school from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. through Friday, Oct. 21. Proceeds will benefit the class’ spring trip to Boston.

 

Legion Bingo

CAMBRIDGE American Legion Post 634 at 2106 Route 22 in Cambridge will host Monday Bingo at 7 p.m. on Oct. 24. This bingo is held each Monday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-677-8069.

 

The Arab Spring

BENNINGTON Dale F. Eickelman, professor of anthropology and human relations at Dartmouth College, will speak on “The Arab Spring 2011: The Limits of Prediction” at 7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 24, at the CAPA Symposium on the Bennington College campus. Free and open to all.

 

Tuesday October 25

 

Women’s Health

WHITEHALL Washington County WIC will hold its monthly clinic from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 25, at the Skenesborough Rescue Squad in Whitehall. WIC provides supplemental foods and health education to pregnant and nursing women, infants, and children to age 5. Ask if you qualify for help with your food bill. Information/alternate time: 518-746-2460.

 

Care Giving

BENNINGTON Families Together, a group dedicated to making caring for a loved one easier, will meet at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 25, at Bennington Project Independence, Dr. Richard A. Sleeman building, 614 Harwood Hill in Bennington. Free and open to all. Information: 802-442-8136, or www.bpiads.org.

 

Yoga Classes

MANCHESTER Yoga instructor B.D. Denhoff Dworkin will lead Yoga Classes from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. on Tuesdays from Oct. 25 through Dec. 20 at the Maple Street School Library in Manchester. This series is for yoga practitioners with some experience. Cost: $120; $15 per class for drop-ins. Pre-registration is requested at 824-5064.

 

Wednesday October 26

 

Bone Builders Training

RUTLAND RSVP Bone Builders will hold a workshop to qualify volunteer trainers for the osteoporosis exercise program from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 26, in Engle Hall at Christ the King Church, 66 S. Main Street in Rutland. Reservations are requested at 802-775-8220, or 102. Also, a bone-builders class meets from 10:15 to 11:15 a.m. on Mondays, and 9 to 10 a.m. Thursdays, at the Pawlet Library.

Slate Etching

CASTLETON A Slate Etching Workshop will be offered from 1 to 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 26, at the Castleton Community Center on Main Street, Route 4A. Learn how to etch one-of-a-kind designs in Vermont slate for your own use or gift giving. Materials will be provided. Cost: $8. Information/reservations: 802-468-3093.

 

Driving Class

HOOSICK FALLS The Northeast New York Safety and Health Council will offer a Pre-Licensing Course for driving at 3:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 26, at the Hoosick Falls Health Center, 21 Danforth Street. Cost: $40. Information/registration: Marla Nowak at 518-686-4854.

 

Casper Movie

SCHAGHTICOKE At Kids’ Movie Night, the ghostly adventure film, “Casper,” will be screened at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 26, at the Diver Library, 136 Main Street in Schaghticoke. Apple cider, popcorn, candy corn, pretzels and more will be served. Information: 753-4344, or www.diverlibrary.org.

 

Peace Corps Talk

GRANVILLE Margie Scieszka will present a slide show and talk on her experiences as a Peace Corps volunteer in Swaziland in 2010-2011 at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 26, at the Pember Library, 33 W. Main Street in Granville. Information: 518-642-2525.

 

Floral Demonstration

GREENWICH The Greenwich Garden Group will host local floral designer Randy Squires with a Holiday Floral Demonstration at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 26, at the Greenwich Library. Learn about using natural materials in your holiday arrangements, bring a container to create your own arrangement, and enjoy light refreshments.

 

Audubon Society

GLENS FALLS The Southern Adirondack Audubon Society will present a program at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 26, at the Crandall Library in Glens Falls. Information: www.southernadirondackaudubon.org.

 

Thursday October 27

 

Chicken and Biscuit

GRANVILLE The Middle Granville Presbyterian Church on Route 22A invites everyone to a family-style Chicken and Biscuit Supper from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 27. Cost: $7 adults; $3.50 ages 4 to 12; free 3 and younger. Tickets will be sold at the door, and takeouts and gift certificates will be available.

 

Fair Haven Fete

FAIR HAVEN The Fair Haven Historical Society will celebrate the town’s charter day with a Potluck Supper at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 27, in the cafeteria at the Fair Haven Grade School. Surveyor George Stannard and historian Michael Bradley will discuss “The Creation and Development of Fair Haven in the Republic of Vermont.” Everyone will be welcome.

 

Environment Talk

MANCHESTER The Green Drinks environmental group invites everyone to the Perfect Wife Restaurant on Depot Street in Manchester for drinks and conversation at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 27. Topics include sustainable agriculture, climate change, local consumption, alternative energy, etc. Information: www.greendrinks.org.

 

Folklife Concert

GLENS FALLS A “Live!” Folklife Concert will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 27, at the Crandall Public Library in Glens Falls. Information: 518-792-6508, Ext. 3, or www.crandalllibrary.org.

 

Battle History

CASTLETON As part of Castleton’s 250th anniversary celebration, Carl Fuller will dress up as a gentleman farmer to portray several local characters as he shares his knowledge of the Battle of Hubbardton at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 27, at the Castleton Free Library on Main Street, Route 4A. Carl is completing his 25th year as site interpreter at the Hubbardton Battlefield. Information: 802-468-5574.

 

Friday October 28

 

Ladies Night

STILLWATER Ladies Night 2011 will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 28, at All Saints on the Hudson North Parish Center (formerly St. Peter’s). There will be no admission charge to this event and donations will be accepted. Reservations are requested at 664-6255.

 

Scoville Salute

GLENS FALLS Christopher H. Scoville, owner of Scoville Jewelers in Glens Falls, will be honored at a reception from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 28, at the Inn at Erlowest in Lake George. Chris is the recipient of the 2011 Henry Crandall Award that recognizes his many years of commitment to the Glens Falls community. Cost: $75, including light fare, an open bar and wine bar, and musical entertainment. Open to all and business sponsorships of this event are available. Information/reservations: 518-792-6508, Ext. 285.

 

Grief Workshop

RUTLAND The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice will host a bereavement workshop, “Understanding Grief,” from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 28, at its office, 7 Albert Cree Drive in Rutland. The psychological, social, physical and spiritual aspects of the process of grieving will be explored. Free and open to all. Pre-registration is required with Ann LaRocque at 802-770-1516.

 

Ghost Stories

CAMBRIDGE Hubbard Hall will host “Raising Spirits: An Evening of Ghost Stories and Music” at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 28 to benefit the Salem Fund, which is assisting Salem residents affected by Hurricane Irene. Suggested donation is $15 adults, $10 for children. Information: 518-677-2495 or www.hubbardhall.org.

 

Contra Dance

TINMOUTH A Contra Dance will be held from 8 p.m. to midnight on Friday, Oct. 28, at the Tinmouth Community Center on Route 140. This event is open to all ages, all dances will be taught, beginners will be welcome, and you don’t need to bring a partner. Cost: $9, $7 teens, free 12 and younger. Refreshments will be available. Information: 235-2718, or www.Tinmouthvt.org.

 

Halloween Dance

GREENWICH The Elks Lodge 2223 Auxiliary will host the annual Halloween Dance from 8 p.m. to midnight on Friday, Oct. 28, at the lodge on Route 40S in Greenwich. Music will be provided by the band, “Vivid,” and there’ll be prizes and raffles. Cost: $10 at the door; tables of eight available in advance. Also, free taxi service will be provided within 10 miles from 11 p.m. to 1 a.m.  Information: 518-692-2347, or email eccdb@verizon.net.

 

Rocky Horror

SARATOGA SPRINGS  The Universal Preservation Hall will screen the 70’s cult hit movie “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” at 9 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 28. Costumes are encouraged, with a prize for best-dressed character from the film. Tickets are $12 in advance, available by calling 1-800-838-3006 or www.universalpreservationhall.org, or $16 at the door. Those under 17 must be accompanied by an adult.  The hall is located at 25 Washington St., Saratoga Springs.

 

Saturday October 29

 

Goblin Gallop

GLENS FALLS A Goblin Gallop and Halloween Hop Fun Run will be held at 9 and 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29, at the Abraham Wing School in Glens Falls. This will be a fairly flat, fast course and there’ll be wheelchair and walking divisions (fun run, ¾ mile, for age 12 and younger). Information: www.adirondackrunners.org.

 

Electronics Recycling

DORSET The Dorset Teachers’ Assn. and the Dorset Energy Committee will host the Third Electronics Recycling Day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29, at the Dorset School, 130 School Drive. Items will not be accepted at the school before or after Oct. 29. Information: Alex Bornstein at email AlexBornstein@gmail.com.

 

Bake and Bag Sale

EAGLE BRIDGE The Eagle Bridge Methodist Church ladies group will hold a Bake and Bag Sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29, at the church on Route 67 in Eagle Bridge. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Lawn Sale Benefit

CASTLETON The Happy Paws Daycare on Route 30 in Castleton, just north of Castleton Corners, will hold a Lawn Sale benefit from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29. Items will not be priced and you are asked to make a donation to go toward the $1,000 heartworm treatment for MoJo, a four-year-old German shepherd. Donations for the sale will be accepted all day on Oct. 28. Information: Jill at 802-468-3033.

 

Race, Parade

RUTLAND The Rutland Recreation and Parks Dept. will host a 5K Halloween race from Depot Park at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29, with race registration ($15 in advance, $20 race day) beginning at 9:15 a.m. And, the 52nd Annual Halloween Parade will be held in Rutland that evening. To enter a parade float or pre-register for the race, visit the office at 1 Deer Street, or www.rutlandrec.com.

 

Cookie Decorating

FORT ANN A free family activity, “Halloween Cookie Decorating for Kids,” will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29, at Walker’s Farm, Home and Tack, 5565 Route 4 in Fort Ann. Make spooky sugar cookies with Walker’s’ employees. Information: Allison at 518-639-5223.

 

Free Dinner

CAMBRIDGE A free Community Dinner will be served from noon to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29, at the First Baptist Church on W. Main Street in Cambridge. Takeouts will be available at 1 p.m. for those unable to attend the dinner and if food still is available. Reservations are not necessary, this dinner is served on the last Saturday each month, and everyone will be welcome.

 

Pipe Screams Concert

GLENS FALLS A Halloween Pipe Screams Concert will be held at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29, at the First Presbyterian Church in Glens Falls. Music from Broadway, Bach, and pop hits will be presented by an intergenerational choir and soloists. A costume march and prizes, too. Information: 518-793-2521, or www.fpcgf.org.

 

Turkey Supper

CAMBRIDGE The South Cambridge United Methodist Church invites everyone to a Fall Turkey Supper at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29, at the Pleasant Valley Grange Hall, routes 59A and 71. Tickets will be sold at the door.

 

Boo to You! Event

GLENS FALLS A “Boo to You!” Downtown Trick or Treat event will be held from 4:30 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29, in Glens Falls. Show off your costume and enjoy music and treats. Information: 761-3864, or www.cityofglensfalls.com.

 

ARC Fall Gala

BOLTON LANDING Warren Washington County ARC that serves more than 300 people with intellectual and developmental disabilities will hold its First Annual Fall Gala from 5:30 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29, at the Sagamore Resort in Bolton Landing. Featured will be a cocktail hour, three-course dinner, entertainment by the world-renowned band, Flame, and an auction. Cost: $150. Discounted, overnight Sagamore accommodations available. Information: Mary Ellen Zebrowski at 518-615-9794, email mzebrowski@wwarc.org, or www.wwarc.org.

 

Costume Party

MANCHESTER The Southern Vermont Arts Center will host an Old-Time Costume Party from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29, in its Arkell Pavilion off West Road in Manchester. Featured will be music and dancing, fortune telling, beer and wine, light Vermont fare, and home-baked treats. Costume prizes for children and adults, too (costume not required to attend). Admission: $5; free age 16 and younger. Information: 802-362-1405, or www.svac.org.

 

Free Skating

MANCHESTER United Counseling, The Collaborative and others will sponsor Free Skating at Riley Rink in Manchester from 7:15 to 9:15 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29, for Bennington County students in  grades 6 to 8 ($6 skate rental not included). Two DuFour buses will pick up the students and leave promptly at 5:45 p.m. from the Bennington Recreation Center, returning at 10 p.m. Information: Chrissy Anderson at 824-4200.

 

Country Dance

SCHUYLERVILLE The Country Round and Square Dance Association invites everyone to an Old-Style Country/Halloween Dance from 7 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29, 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, or Sandy at 638-9008.

 

Halloween Party

VALLEY FALLS VFW Post 1938 on Poplar Avenue in Valley Falls will host a Halloween Party at 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29. The band, Special Guest, will entertain, there’ll be prizes for the best costume, and everyone will be welcome.

 

Sunday October 30

 

Pico Hike

RUTLAND The Green Mountain Club will offer a difficult, six-mile hike to the 3,957 ft. summit of Pico Peak via the Sherburne Pass on Saturday, Oct. 30.

Be prepared for snow at the peak. Meet at 9 a.m. at Main Street Park, near the east end of the fire station off Center Street, in Rutland City. Information: Tom Copps at 774-5144.

 

Ham Dinner

HARTFORD Everyone is invited to a family-style Ham Dinner from noon to 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 30, at Herschel-Argyle Masonic Lodge 508 on Main Street in Hartford. Takeouts will be available. Cost: $10; $5 ages 6 to 12; free 5 and younger.

 

Halloween Parade

GREENWICH The Greater Greenwich Chamber of Commerce will sponsor the 20th Annual Halloween Parade and Costume Judging on Sunday, Oct. 30. The parade will form at 1 p.m. at the corner of Washington and Main streets and proceed to the Town of Greenwich office building at 2 Academy Street. There’ll be judging and awards in six categories, with a grand prize winner, and free treats for all, at the office. Information: 518-692-7979.

 

Halloween Party

JOHNSONVILLE The Ladies Auxiliary will host a Halloween Party at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 30, at the firehouse, 5 River Road in Johnsonville. For age infant to 12, this event will feature games, food and prizes. A highlight will be the Monster Mash Masquerade Contest with prizes for the top costumes at 1:30 p.m. Information: 753-0315.

 

Family Spooktacular

MANCHESTER The Southern Vermont Arts Center will host a “Family Spooktacular Sunday” from 1 to 4 p.m. on Oct. 30 in its Yester House Gallery off West Road in Manchester. Halloween-themed crafts, treats and hay rides will be featured, along with spooky storytelling by Joe Madeira. Free admission, and costumes are encouraged. Information: 802-362-1405, or www.svac.org.

 

Children’s Activity

ARLINGTON The Arlington Garden Club invites children through grade 6 in Arlington, Sunderland and Sandgate to bring their carved pumpkins to St. James Church on Route 7A in Arlington from 5 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 30. Pumpkins will be lit and displayed on the church wall. There also will be a costume contest and registration is required by 5:15 p.m. Bags of goodies will be provided. Information: Joanna Taylor at 375-9330. Club information: Jill Osborn at 375-6992.

 

Cuisine Festival

LAKE GEORGE An International Cuisine Festival will be held from 5:30 to 9 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 30, at Fort William Henry in Lake George Village. Featured will be hors d’oeuvres, dinner and desserts by the region’s top restaurants, entertainment, and a silent auction. Cost/reservations: 518-793-2773, or www.worldchildrensmuseum.org.

 

Monday October 31

 

Human Rights Talk

BENNINGTON Eric D. Goldstein of Human Rights Watch will speak on “What Role…if any…for International Human Rights Advocacy in the Struggle for Democracy in the Arab World?” at 7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 31, at the CAPA Symposium on the Bennington College campus. Free and open to all.

 

Tuesday November 1

 

Public Skating

LAKE GEORGE Open freestyle and public skating will be offered during November at the Lake George Forum. Information: 518-668-2200, or www.lakegeorgeforum.net.

 

Arlington Dinner

ARLINGTON Tuesday, Nov. 1, is the deadline to make your reservation(s) for the Arlington Memorial High School French Club’s fundraising dinner on Monday, Nov. 7, at Jonathan’s Table on Route 7A in Arlington. Seating will be at 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. Cost: $25. Information/reservations: Kathy Corey at 802-375-2589, Ext. 116, or email coreyk@bvsu.org.

 

Artist Reception

CASTLETON A reception with artist Lin Warren will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 1, at The Christine Price Gallery in the Fine Arts Center at Castleton State College. Lin’s solo exhibition of her new works will run through Tuesday, Nov. 22, at the gallery that is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Free and open to all.

 

Legion Meetings

POULTNEY The following meetings will be held at VFW Post 39, 689 Granville Street in Poultney: Ladies Auxiliary, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1; Sons of the American Legion, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3; and regular Legion meeting, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10. Information: 802-287-5229.

 

Wednesday November 2

 

Saratoga Seniors

SCHUYLERVILLE The Olde Saratoga Seniors group will meet for a potluck luncheon at noon on Wednesday, Nov. 2, at the Schuylerville Town Hall. Area veterans and their guests will be welcomed. Reservations are requested with Esther at 695-4217, or Jim Young at 747-9213.

 

Sustainability Talk

MANCHESTER The Manchester and the Mountains Regional Chamber of Commerce will present Dr. Ralph Meima from the Marlboro College Graduate School with a talk on “Steps Toward Sustainability” at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 2, at the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester. Come at 5:30 p.m. and sample Taylor Farm cheeses. Cost: $5 donation suggested. Information/reservations: 802-362-6313.

 

Rock ‘n’ Roll Religion

RUTLAND George Dennis O’Brien, former president of Bucknell University and the University of Rochester, will speak on “In Search of Nirvana: Rock ‘n’ Roll Religion” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 2, at the Rutland Free Library, 10 Court Street. Information: Library at 802-773-1860, Vermont Humanities Council at 802-262-2626, or www.vermonthumanitiescouncil.org.

 

Model Railroaders

GLENS FALLS The Upstate Model Railroaders group will hold an open house from 7 to 10 p.m. on Wednesdays, Nov. 2 through 30, in Glens Falls. Information/address: www.upstatemodelrailroaders.com.

 

Thursday November 3

 

Music and Art

GLENS FALLS A “Hyde After Dark” event, featuring music and art, will be held from 5:30 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 3, at The Hyde Collection in Glens Falls. Cost/reservations: 518-792-1761, Ext. 23, or www.hydecollection.org.

 

Legion Auxiliary

FAIR HAVEN American Legion Auxiliary Unit 49 will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 3, at American Legion Post 49, 72 S. Main St. in Fair Haven. This auxiliary meets on the first Thursday each month. Information: 802-265-7983.

 

Folklife Concert

GLENS FALLS A “Live! Folklife Concert” will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 3, 10 and 17, at the Crandall Public Library in Glens Falls. Information: 518-792-6508, Ext. 3, or www.crandalllibrary.org.

 

Friday November 4

 

Basket Applications

FAIR HAVEN Applications are available at the Fair Haven Concerned office, 19 Washington Street in Fair Haven, for the Christmas Giving Tree and Christmas food baskets. Applicants must reside in Fair Haven, West Haven or Benson. Information: 802-265-3666.

 

Rodeo

GLENS FALLS The Adirondack Stampede Charity Rodeo takes place at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 4 and Saturday, Nov. 5 at the Glens Falls Civic Center. The PRCA-sanctioned rodeo features bull riding and six other rodeo events. Tickets are $15 adults, $9 children. Call the Civic Center Box Office at 518-798-0202 or visit www.glensfallscc.com for tickets.

 

Drowsy Chaperone

GLENS FALLS “The Drowsy Chaperone” will be staged at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 4 and 5, and 2 p.m. Sunday Oct. 6, at the Glens Falls Community Theatre in Glens Falls. This show also will be presented Nov. 11 through 13, same times. Cost/tickets: 518-792-1740, or www.gfcommunitytheatre.org.

 

Sunday November 13

 

Free Suppers

HOOSICK FALLS The men of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 70 Main Street in Hoosick Falls, invite everyone to free Sunday Suppers from 5 to 6 p.m. on Nov. 13 and Dec. 11. Information: 686-4982.

 

Friday November 11

 

Closing Reception

RUTLAND A closing reception will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 11, for an exhibition titled, “Enduring Traditions: The Art of Memorials from Marble Valley,” at the Chaffee Art Center, 16 S. Main Street in Rutland. Curator Anne Tait, Dennis Montagna from the National Park Service, and Michael Austin from Castleton State College will present a special program at this event. Information: 802-775-0356, or www.chaffeeartcenter.org.

 

Drowsy Chaperone

GLENS FALLS “The Drowsy Chaperone” will be staged at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 11 and 12, and 2 p.m. Sunday Nov. 13, at the Glens Falls Community Theatre in Glens Falls. Cost/tickets: 518-792-1740, or www.gfcommunitytheatre.org.

 

Monday November 14

 

Author Speaks

QUEENSBURY The SUNY Adirondack Writers Project will present nonfiction writer Jon Katz speaking on “The Writing Life” at 12:40 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 14, in the Scoville Learning Center auditorium on SUNY Adirondack campus in Queensbury. Free and open to all. Information: J. Courtney Reid at 743-2200, Ext. 2213, or email reidjc@sunyacc.edu.

 

Friday November 18

 

Food Drive

HARTFORD The Hartford Community Food Drive will continue through June 30 next year to benefit the Hartford Community Food Pantry. Bring non-perishable food items to the Hartford United Methodist Church from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays, and noon to 2 p.m. Sundays. Monetary donations also will be appreciated, with all food and donations going to the pantry at the Yoked Parish on Route 23. Information: 518-632-5894, or www.Hands4NY.org.

 

Sunday December 11

 

Free Supper

HOOSICK FALLS The men of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 70 Main Street in Hoosick Falls, invite everyone to a free Sunday Supper from 5 to 6 p.m. on Dec. 11. Information: 686-4982.

 

Friday February 17

 

Food Drive

HARTFORD The Hartford Community Food Drive will continue through June 30 to benefit the Hartford Community Food Pantry. Bring non-perishable food items to the Hartford United Methodist Church from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays, and noon to 2 p.m. Sundays. Monetary donations also will be appreciated, with all food and donations going to the pantry at the Yoked Parish on Route 23. Information: 518-632-5894, or www.Hands4NY.org.

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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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