Community Calendar 10/27/11

T hursday October 27

 

Luncheon Benefit

SARATOGA SPRINGS Reservations are requested by Thursday, Oct. 27, for H.O.P.E.’s upcoming Lunch Buffet and Silent Auction, with live music by Marcus Ruggiero, that will be held at the Gideon Putnam Resort & Spa, Saratoga Spa State Park, Saratoga Springs. Cost: $38, with proceeds benefiting H.O.P.E.’s new, low-cost spay/neuter clinic. Information/reservations: 518-428-2994.

 

Tricks of the Trade

BENNINGTON Dr. Joshua Sherman from the Southwestern Vermont Medical Center   will speak on “Tricks of the Trade: A Broadway Guide to Patient Care” from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 27. Dr. Sherman will relate his experience as a stage designer and producer to the very important observation skills needed as a health professional in an “entertaining mix of art, theater and drama.” You’ll find this event in the Everett Mansion at Southern Vermont College in Bennington and everyone will be welcome. Information: 802-447-4661, or www.svc.edu.

 

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” with Cider Conk and music from the Black Sea will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 27, at the Crandall Public Library, 251Glen Street in Glens Falls. Free and open to all. 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

 

Basketball Program

HOOSICK FALLS Registrations are being accepted for the Hoosick Area Youth Center’s annual Youth Basketball Program for children in kindergarten through grade 8. There’ll be a mandatory clinic on Saturday, Nov. 5. Information/registration: Visit the Youth Center any weekday from 3 to 6 p.m. or www.hoosickyouth.org. Also, beginning on Nov. 5 registrations will be accepted from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays at the Center. Anyone interested in volunteering as a coach may call Mike Baker at 518-686-9050, or email mbaker@afconline.com.

 

Baseball Program

CASTLETON Registrations are being accepted for the fall Pitching/Hitting Baseball Program at Castleton State College. For ages 10 through 18. Registration: Coach Shipley at 802-468-1485, or email ted.shipley@castleton.edu. Information: www.castleton.edu.

 

Quilt Raffle

SALEM The Salem Courthouse Quilters are selling raffle tickets for a 72-inch by 72- inch fall-colored quilt and the winner will be drawn on Dec. 10 at the Courthouse Community Center in Salem. Tickets are $5 each or three for $10. See the quilt and get your tickets at the Courthouse Community Center.

 

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

 

Youth Hunt

PUTNAM The Adirondack Conservation Council will host a Youth Hunt at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29, at the Putnam Flats Hunting Preserve on Route 22 in Putnam. For ages 12 to 15, each hunter will be entitled to two pheasants, and dogs will be provided. Information: Kevin Hart at 518-547-8359.

 

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.

 

Medieval event

GLENS FALLS The Shire of Glenn Linn, the local group of the Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) will hold a public demonstration from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Oct. 29, at the pavilion in Crandall Park.  Sword fighting and other activities will be demonstrated. Information: 978-979-0933 or liamstliam@gmail.com.

 

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.

 

Halloween Hustle

DORSET The Long Trail School will host its First Annual Halloween Hustle at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29, at the school, 1045 Kirby Hill Road in Dorset. This event will feature a 5K run/walk to benefit the renovation of the ball fields at the Mettowee Community Center in Pawlet. Costumes are encouraged. Information: 802-867-5717, or www.longtrailschool.org.

 

Winter Clothing

GRANVILLE An Ecumenical Coat Closet will be open from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Oct. 29, Nov. 5, 12 and 19, and Dec. 3, 10 and 17, at the Bethel Peniel Presbyterian Church on Quaker Street in Granville. Anyone who needs free winter coats, gloves, hats, etc. will be welcome. Donations of winter coats and other winter wear, either new or in good and clean condition, will be accepted during the above hours.

 

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.

 

Fireside Stories

GRANVILLE Fireside Stories for children will be offered at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29, at the Pember Library, 33 W. Main Street in Granville. Cats will be this week’s theme. Information: 518-642-2525.

 

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.

 

Scarecrow Festival

MANCHESTER The Maple Street School Parent Assn. will host its Second Annual Scarecrow Festival from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29, at the school, 322 Maple Street in Manchester. This family event will feature hayrides, live music, crafts, games, a toy sale, storytellers, bouncy house, and scarecrows. A locally sourced organic lunch will be available at the school’s Local Harvest Café, too. All proceeds will benefit the Maple Street School Scholarship Fund. Information: Grace Bibens at 802-362-7137, or www.maplestreetschool.com.

 

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.

 

Roast Beef

KINGSBURY The Kingsbury Baptist Church on Route 4 invites everyone to an all-you-can-eat Roast Beef Dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29. Cost: $10 adults; $6 age 12 and younger.

 

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.

 

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 at the corner of routes 51 and 59A. 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.

 

Roast Turkey

CASTLETON The handicap-accessible Castleton Federated Church on Main Street in the village invites everyone to a Roast Turkey Supper from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29. Cost: $9 adults, $5 children, with proceeds benefiting the completed church renovation project. Information: Church office at 468-5725, or Norm and Cindy at 265-8686.

 

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

SCHUYLERVILLE The American Legion Post at 6 Clancy Street in Schuylerville invites everyone to a Costume Party at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29. Prizes will be awarded for the scariest, funniest and most original costumes and there’ll be finger foods, a cash bar and karaoke. Information: 695-3011.

 

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.

 

Haunted Walk

BENNINGTON The Mad Hatters Drama Club will host a Halloween Haunted Walk, “a trailside adventure filled with surprises,” from 7 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29, at Southern Vermont College in Bennington (not recommended for very young children). Meet at the Hunter Trail on the left side of Mansion Drive, shortly before the main parking lot. Cost: $1 suggested donation, with proceeds benefiting hurricane relief for Vermont towns. Information: 802-447-6388, or email communications@svc.edu.

 

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 Reading

HUDSON FALLS The Hudson River Shakespeare Company will stage “Murder, Mayhem, and the Macabre: A Halloween Reading” of prose and poetry at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29, at the Hudson Falls Public Library on Main Street. Works by Poe, Goethe and Shakespeare will be featured. Free admission and refreshments will be available. Information: 747-4418.

 

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

 

Pancakes, Waffles

SCHAGHTICOKE Victor Masonic Lodge will serve a buffet-style Pancake/Belgian Waffle Breakfast from 7:30 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 30, at the lodge across from the Hoosic Valley Central School on Route 67. Hunters will be especially welcome.

 

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.

 

Halloween Party

BENNINGTON The Bennington Museum at 75 Main Street, Route 9, invites everyone to a free Halloween Party from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 30. Featured will be activities for adults and children of all ages, including “spooky crafts, ghoulish games, and scavenger hunts,” along with a giant spider web you can enter. A costume parade will top off the festivities at 3:30 p.m. Information: 802-447-1571, or www.benningtommuseum.org.

 

“Family Spooktakular”

MANCHESTER The Southern Vermont Arts Center will host a “Family Spooktakular 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.

 

Church Installation

PAWLET The public is invited to the ordination and installation of John Michael Sanborn at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 30, at the Pawlet Community Church on Route 133. A potluck meal will follow the service and everyone will be welcome. Information: Deb Hawkins at 325-3687.

 

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.

 

Hoosick Parade

HOOSICK FALLS The Town of Hoosick Annual Halloween Parade will step off at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 30, at Wood Memorial Park. Prizes will be awarded for the cutest, scariest, funniest and most original costumes and Halloween treats will be provided. The parade will end at Wood Memorial Park. Information: Aelish Nealon at 518-686-9050, or www.hoosickyouth.org.

 

Monday October 31

 

Halloween Parade

NORTH BENNINGTON The Vermont Arts Exchange will host the 19th Annual North Bennington Halloween Parade at 3:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 31. Parade participants will line up at VAE’s Sage Street Mill at 3 p.m. for the march down Sage Street, through the village and back to the mill for cider, doughnuts and a “blazing, sculptural bonfire.” There’ll be a costume contest, too, with 14 prizes. Free and open to all. Information: 802-442-5549, or www.vtartxchange.org.

 

Parade, Contest

CAMBRIDGE The Cambridge Connects group will host the annual Cambridge Halloween Parade and Costume Contest at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 31, outside the Cambridge Guest Home on S. Union Street. Costumes will be judged in five categories, cutest, scariest, best group, most creative and best pet. The parade to the Rice Mansion will step off at 5:30 p.m. where awards will be presented. Children of all ages are invited and costumes are strongly encouraged.

 

Monster Mash

GRANVILLE VFW Post 1653 on North Street in Granville invites everyone to a Ghoulish Good Time Monster Mash Monday event at 5 p.m. on Oct. 31. Snacks and drinks will be served and candy will be handed out to trick or treaters.

 

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.

 

Women’s Health

CAMBRIDGE/GRANVILLE Washington County WIC will hold monthly clinics from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 1, at the Baptist Church on Quaker Street in Granville, and Wednesday, Nov. 2, at the Brieman Building in Cambridge. WIC provides supplemental foods and health education to pregnant and nursing women, infants, and children to age 5. Ask if you qualify for help with your food bill. Information/alternate time: 518-746-2460.

 

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. The Wrinkled Ramblers will provide entertainment and 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.

 

Letters to Jackie

MANCHESTER Ellen Fitzpatrick, noted historian and “News Hour with Jim Lehrer” commentator, will share some of the more than 1.5 million letters of condolence sent to First Lady Jackie Kennedy following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 2. Ellen will comment on the public’s response to the president’s death and what can be gleaned about the state of the nation from the letters.  You’ll find this free event at the handicap accessible First Congregational Church in Manchester. Information: Mark Skinner Library at 802-362-2607, or Vermont Humanities Council at 802-262-2626.

 

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

 

Vets Breakfast

GLENS FALLS Reservations are requested by Thursday, Nov. 3, for a breakfast in honor of our veterans and their families that will be served at 9 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 11, at the Senior Center in Glens Falls. Information/reservations: 518-793-2189.

 

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.

 

Quilling Class

GRANVILLE Pat Oathout will teach Quilling at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 3, 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.

 

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” featuring the Hill Hollow Band will be staged at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 3, at the Crandall Public Library, 251 Glen Street in Glens Falls. Information: 518-792-6508, Ext. 3, www.crandalllibrary.org, or www.myspace.com/hillhollowband.

 

Friday November 4

 

Citrus Fruit Sale

GREENWICH The Greenwich Central School FFA is holding a Citrus Fruit Sale. Information/to order: Chris Kelly at 518-692-9542, Ext. 8101.

 

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.

 

Open Hearth Cooking

HEBRON The 1786 Wilson Homestead in Hebron will offer one-day Open Hearth Cooking Classes from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 4, 11 and 19. All meals will be cooked in a stone fireplace and bake oven with original or reproduction hearth equipment. Cost: $45; gift certificates available. Information/registration: Sally Brillon at 518-854-3134.

 

K-9 Demonstration

WHITEHALL Scott Stark from the Washington County Sheriff’s Dept. K-9 Unit and his canine companion, Nassie, will be at the Washington County Meal Site at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 4, at American Legion Post 83, 148 Main Street in Whitehall. Senior citizens are invited to stop by for lunch and a demonstration of Nassie’s crime-fighting talents. Reservations are requested with Helen LeClaire at 499-2482.

 

Thrift Shop Open

ARGYLE The Argyle Methodist Church Thrift Shop will be open from 2 to 5 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 4, and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 5. This shop will be open on the first Friday each month and every Saturday.

 

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 Nov. 4. 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.

 

Entrepreneur Speaks

MANCHESTER The Manchester and the Mountains Regional Chamber of Commerce will present Alan Newman, founder of The Magic Hat Brewing Co., with a talk on
”Entrepreneurism” and his new book, “High on Business,” at 6 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 4, at the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester. Information/reservations: 802-362-6313.

 

Friday Bingo

WHITEHALL Elks Lodge 1491 at 5 Elks Way in Whitehall will host Friday Night Bingo at 7 p.m. on Nov. 4. Featured will be a $500 jackpot special. This bingo is held each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-1491.

 

Wizard of Oz

RUTLAND A stage production of the 1939 movie classic, “The Wizard of Oz,” will be presented at 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 4, at the Paramount Theatre on Center Street in Rutland. Tickets start at $54.50. Information/tickets: 802-775-0903.

 

A Cappella Group

TINMOUTH The 23-member a cappella group, House Blend, will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 4, at the Old Firehouse Stage on Route 140 in Tinmouth. Cost: $9 at the door. Refreshments will be available. Information: Colleen at 802-414-0011, or email celibalch@comcast.net, or www.houseblend.org.

 

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.

 

Saturday November 5

 

Green Event

RUTLAND The Rutland Economic Development Corp. will host its second annual The Greener Mountains event on Saturday, Nov. 5, at the Holiday Inn in Rutland. A wide variety of “green” exhibitors will be on hand with information on high-efficiency appliances, renewable energy, home heating options, automotive technology, local food programs, and much more. Hours/exhibitor space: Mary Kay Skaza or Terri Carrington at 802-773-9147, or www.rutlandeconomy.com.

 

Flea Market

HUDSON FALLS A Flea Market will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov.

5, and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 6, at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 188 Main Street, Route 4, in Hudson Falls. This event will be held on Saturdays and Sundays through March, 2012. Information/vendor space: 260-2807.

 

Driving Workshop

SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville Safety Group will offer a Defensive Driving Workshop from 8:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 5, at 144 Broad Street in Schuylerville. Information/registration: 695-4665.

 

GMC Work Party

RUTLAND The Killington Section of the Green Mountain Club will hold a Work Party on Saturday, Nov. 5 (rain date Nov. 6). Meet at 9 a.m. at Main Street Park, near the east end of the fire station off Center Street in Rutland City. Help put the trails to bed for the winter, wear sturdy shoes and bring work gloves (tools will be provided). Information: Herb Ogden at 293-2510.

 

Geology Walk

TINMOUTH Castleton State College’s Helen Mango will lead a Tinmouth Geology Walk at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 5, from the Tinmouth Community Center. This walk will be shorter than most with some off-trail sections up a steep slope. Free and open to all. Information: 802-446-7030, or email monica.erhart@gmail.com.

 

Winter Clothing

GRANVILLE An Ecumenical Coat Closet will be open from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday Nov. 5, 12 and 19, and Dec. 3, 10 and 17, at the Bethel Peniel Presbyterian Church on Quaker Street in Granville. Anyone who needs free winter coats, gloves, hats, etc. will be welcome. Donations of winter coats and other winter wear, either new or in good and clean condition, will be accepted during the above hours.

Mexican Day

GLENS FALLS The World Awareness Children’s Museum in Glens Falls will host a Mexican Day of the Dead Celebration from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 5. Family members will honor their ancestors at this event and featured will be traditional clothing, masks, and do-it-yourself activities. Information/cost: 518-793-2773, or www.worldchildrensmuseum.org.

 

Baby Festival

GLENS FALLS All new and expectant parents are encouraged to attend a free Fall Baby Festival from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 5, at the Crandall Library in Glens Falls. Baby yoga, nutrition for women before and after birth, aroma therapy, and much more will be covered. This event also will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Saratoga Library. Information: www.lisacartier.com/gathering.

 

Crafts Event

MANCHESTER The Battenkill Valley Aerie 2551 Ladies Auxiliary will host its Sixth Annual Crafts for All Seasons event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 5, at the Manchester Elementary-Middle School on Memorial Avenue. This is a juried show with a wide range of quality offerings. Proceeds will benefit children’s charities. Information: Roby Read at 802-683-4546, or email fritter@comcast.net (include Eagles in the subject line).

 

Arts Festival

QUEENSBURY The LARAC Fall Arts Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 5, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday the sixth, at the Adirondack Sports Complex/The Dome in Queensbury. Fine art and crafts will be featured. Information/cost: 518-798-1144, or www.larac.org.

 

Vendor Blender

CAMBRIDGE A Food Pantry Vendor Blender Fundraiser will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 5, at the Cambridge Central School. In addition to a variety of vendor offerings, this event will include a bake sale, light lunch concession, and children’s activities. Proceeds will benefit the Cambridge Food Pantry where demand has increased since Hurricane Irene. Information/vendor space: Dawn Case at 518-677-3959, or email case52@verizon.net.

 

Lucy’s Birthday

GRANVILLE The Rutland Animal Shelter will celebrate Lucy’s Fifth Birthday at noon on Saturday, Nov. 5, at the Pember Library, 33 W. Main Street in Granville. Donations for the shelter will be accepted, including dry cat food, towels, blankets, and cat toys, along with cash donations for the purchase of kitty litter and food for Lucy. Some kittens and a puppy looking for homes also may be there.

 

Zumbathon

GRANVILLE The Granville Lions Club will host a Zumbathon from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 5, at The Forum Restaurant, 47 E. Potter Avenue in Granville. Licensed Zumba instructors will lead this “salsa-inflected, hip-shaking dance action” to music by DJ Brian LaRose. Cost: $10 at the door, with proceeds benefiting the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Information: Cindy Teller at 518-396-0781.

 

Roast Beef

VICTORY MILLS The Victory Mills Fire Dept. on Pine Street invites everyone to a Hot Roast Beef Dinner from 3 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 5. Eat in or take out. Cost: $10; $5 ages 5 to 10; free 4 and younger.

 

Symphony Performs

GLENS FALLS The Glens Falls Symphony Orchestra will perform “A Magical Russian Tale,” featuring works by Chopin and Stravinsky, at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 6, at Glens Falls High School. Information/cost: 518-793-1348, or www.gfso.org.

 

Turkey Dinner

HARTFORD The United Methodist Church at 47 Route 23 in Hartford invites everyone to a Turkey Dinner from 4 to 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 5. Cost: $9 adults; $4 ages 5 to 12; free 4 and younger. A food and craft sale also will be held during the dinner.

 

Turkey Dinner

COSSAYUNA The Cossayuna Volunteer Fire Dept. invites everyone to its annual benefit Turkey Dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 5, at the firehouse, 21 Bunker Hill Road. Takeouts will be available. Proceeds will benefit an area family at Christmas time. Donations also may be mailed to CVFDA, POB 321, Cossayuna, N.Y. 12823, Attn. Rose Bain. Information/dinner cost: 518-692-7155, or www.cossayunavfd.com.

 

Turkey Dinner

QUEENSBURY Everyone is invited to a Turkey Dinner from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 5, at the United Methodist Church in Queensbury. Information/cost: 518-793-9728.

 

Roast Pork

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

 

Holiday Art Show

SCHUYLERVILLE An opening reception for the Holiday Show at Riverfront Studios, 96 Broad Street in Schuylerville, will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 5. Ria Curley and her band will provide music at this event and you’ll have an opportunity to meet the artists. Information: 518-695-5354, or www.riverfront-studios.com.

 

Dinner and Dance

GLENS FALLS A Community Share the Harvest Dinner-Dance will be held at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 5, at the Queensbury Hotel in Glens Falls. Bring a non-perishable food item donation. Cost/reservations: 518-761-8224, or www.seniorsonthego.org.

 

Velvet Art Event

LAKE GEORGE The Lake George Arts Project will host a celebration of funky “Black Velvet Art” at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 5, in Lake George. Cost/reservations: 518-668-2616, or www.lakegeorgearts.org.

 

Songbook Favorites

SALEM Broadway’s Bill Carmichael, with Fred Barnes on piano, will present “Singing the Standards: Songs from the Great American Songbook” at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 5, at The Cabaret at Fort Salem Theater, 11 E. Broadway in Salem. Cost: $20, including $5 for coffee and dessert. Information/reservations: 518-854-9200, or www.fortsalemtheater.com.

 

Sunday November 6

 

Breakfast Buffet

CAMBRIDGE An all-you-can-eat Breakfast Buffet will be served from 8 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 6, at American Legion Post 634, 210 Route 22 in Cambridge. This breakfast is served on the first Sunday each month, with few exceptions, and

everyone will be welcome.

 

Basket Party

DRESDEN A Basket Party will be held on Sunday, Nov. 6, at the Dresden Firehouse on Route 22. Doors will open at 11 a.m. with drawings starting at 1 p.m. Cost: $5 initial tickets at the door; $2 additional tickets. There also will be a 50/50 raffle for a 19-inch flat-screen television, and a lottery Christmas tree. Refreshments will be for sale, too, and proceeds from this event will help Sandra Holman with her medical bills/expenses due to cancer. Information/donations for event: Kimmie Barton at 499-1848 or 480-5712, or Linda Smith at 499-1480 or 796-8398.

 

Book Fair

GLENS FALLS The Glens Falls Chronicle Book Fair, “Autumn Leaves,” will take palce from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 6 at the Queensbury Hotel. The event features 120 authors, book signings and sales, readings, children’s activities, panel talks, and more. Free admission. Information: 792-1126.

 

Grange Memories

SCHUYLERVILLE All present and former Grange members are invited to share their Grange memories at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 6, at a meeting of the Old Saratoga Historical Assn. in the Town of Saratoga Town Hall, 12 Spring Street in Schuylerville. Photographs and other memorabilia will be displayed and Dorothy Rowland, master of the Greenfield Grange, will present a history of the Grange movement and its involvement in the political and social history of our nation. Information: 584-4129.

 

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, Nov. 6, 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. Also, a meeting will precede the dance at 1:30 p.m. and there’ll be a buffet at 3 p.m. (bring a dish to share). Information: Floyd at 747-6687, or Sandy at 638-9008.

 

Russian Adventure

GLENS FALLS The Glens Falls Symphony will perform a “Magical Russian Adventure” concert at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 6, at Glens Falls High School. Featured will be piano soloist Roberto Plano and works by Chopin and Stravinski. Cost: $25 adults; $10 students; discounts for groups of eight or more. Information: 518-793-1348, or www.gfso.org.

 

Monday November 7

 

Chorus Practice

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

 

Legion Bingo

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

 

Tuesday November 8

 

Dogs, Spaghetti

PETERSBURG The Petersburg Methodist Church invites everyone for mini hot dogs with “Charlie sauce” from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 8, at the Petersburg Memorial Hall. And, from 4:30 to 7 p.m. a Spaghetti Supper will be served. Supper cost: $8 adults; $5 ages 6 to 12; free 5 and younger. Takeouts will be available. Information: 658-3788, or 283-5397.

 

“Souper Lunch”

EASTON The Easton Methodist Church on Route 40 invites everyone to a “Souper Lunch” from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 8. A variety of homemade soups, breads, desserts and beverages will be served and takeouts will be available. Cost: $7.50 adults; $3.50 ages 5 to 12; free 4 and younger. Reservations not required. Information: Edna at 664-7184.

 

Turkey and Biscuit

VALLEY FALLS The handicap accessible Valley Falls United Methodist Church at 16 State Street invites everyone to a Turkey and Biscuit Dinner on Tuesday, Nov. 8. Seating will be at 5 and 6 p.m. and takeouts will be available after 5 p.m. Cost: $10 adults; $3.50 ages 6 to 12; free 5 and younger. Reservations recommended at 753-6053.

 

Roast Pork

ARGYLE The Argyle United Methodist Church at 12 Sheridan Street invites everyone to its annual Roast Pork Dinner from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 8. Takeouts will be available and reservations are not required. Cost: $10 adults; $5 ages 6 to 12; free 5 and younger.

 

Chicken and Biscuit

CAMBRIDGE The handicap accessible Embury United Methodist Church at 41 E. Main Street in Cambridge invites everyone to a Chicken and Biscuit Election Night Supper on Tuesday, Nov. 8. Seating will be at 5 and 6:30 p.m. Advance tickets are recommended and are available at Alexander’s Hardware and from Kay Runge, 518-677-8160, and also will be sold at the door.

 

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, Nov. 8. Cards go on sale at 5:30 p.m. and home-cooked meals and more will be available. Featured will be $1,000, $750, and $500 jackpots. This bingo is held each Tuesday, and the first Saturday each month, with few exceptions, and everyone will be welcome.

 

Wednesday November 9

 

Curling Clinic

MANCHESTER The Equinox Curling Club will hold a Learn to Curl Clinic from 6:15 to 9:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 9, at Riley Rink in Manchester. For age 15 and older, this clinic will include basic rules, technique, etiquette and more. Cost: $35. Clinic participants may join this club at a $15 discount. Information: Amy Hermann at 802-379-0843, or email info@equinoxcurlingclub.org.

 

Free Movie

RUTLAND The Anne Makepeace movie, “We Still Live Here: As Nutayunean,” will be screened at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 9, at the Rutland Free Library, 10 Court Street. The Wampanoag tribe is credited with saving the Pilgrims from starvation and in this film, linguist Jane Little Doe revives the Wampanoag language more than a century after the last native speaker died. Free and open to all. Information: 802-773-1860.

 

Thursday November 10

 

Folklife Concert

GLENS FALLS A “Live! Folklife Concert” featuring fiddler/vocalist Dorothy Jane Siver will be staged at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 10, at the Crandall Public Library, 251 Glen Street in Glens Falls. Information: 518-792-6508, Ext. 3, www.crandalllibrary.org, or www.dorothyjanesiver.com.

 

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, Nov. 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.

 

Saturday November 12

 

Festival, Crafts

GREENWICH The Elks Lodge 2223 Auxiliary will host the Elks Fall Festival and Craft Fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 12, at the Elks Lodge on Route 40S in Greenwich. Information: 518-692-2347, or email eccdb@verizon.net.

 

Ballroom Dancing

GLENS FALLS Temple Beth-El in Glens Falls will host Second Saturday Ballroom Dancing from 7 to 10:30 p.m. on Nov. 12. All dancing abilities and singles will be welcome, and a lesson will be provided. Information/cost: 518-761-4174, or www.usadanceadk.com.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Chamber Music

GLENS FALLS The de Blasiis Chamber Music Series, featuring pianist Ang Li, will perform in concert at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 14, at The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren Street in Glens Falls. Information/cost: 518-792-2383.

 

Thursday November 17

 

Folklife Concert

GLENS FALLS A “Live! Folklife Concert” featuring “whiskey-slinging good-time banjo numbers” by the Putnam Smith band will be staged at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 17, at the Crandall Public Library, 251 Glen Street in Glens Falls. Information: 518-792-6508, Ext. 3, www.crandalllibrary.org, or www.putnamsmith.com.

 

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.

 

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 Nov. 18. 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.

 

Friday Bingo

WHITEHALL Elks Lodge 1491 at 5 Elks Way in Whitehall will host Friday Night Bingo at 7 p.m. on Nov. 18. Featured will be a $500 jackpot special. This bingo is held each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-1491.

 

Saturday November 19

 

Flea Market

HUDSON FALLS A Flea Market will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov.

19, and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20, at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 188 Main Street, Route 4, in Hudson Falls. This event will be held on Saturdays and Sundays through March, 2012. Information/vendor space: 260-2807.

 

Baby Festival

SARATOGA SPRINGS All new and expectant parents are encouraged to attend a free Fall Baby Festival from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Saratoga Library in Saratoga Springs. Baby yoga, nutrition for women before and after birth, aroma therapy, and much more will be covered. Information: www.lisacartier.com/gathering.

 

Sunday November 20

 

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, Nov. 20, 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.

 

Monday November 21

 

Legion Bingo

CAMBRIDGE American Legion Post 634 at 2106 Route 22 in Cambridge will host Monday Bingo at 7 p.m. on Nov. 21. This bingo is held each Monday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-677-8069.

 

Tuesday November 22

 

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, Nov. 22. 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.

 

Sunday November 27

 

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, Nov. 27, 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.

 

Friday December 2

 

Sustainability Talk

MANCHESTER The Manchester and the Mountains Regional Chamber of Commerce will present Gwendolyn Hallsmith, founder and director of Global Community Initiatives and author of “The Key to Sustainable Cities,” at 6 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 2, at the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester. Information/reservations: 802-362-6313.

 

Saturday December 3

 

Winter Clothing

GRANVILLE An Ecumenical Coat Closet will be open from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Dec. 3, 10 and 17, at the Bethel Peniel Presbyterian Church on Quaker Street in Granville. Anyone who needs free winter coats, gloves, hats, etc. will be welcome. Donations of winter coats and other winter wear, either new or in good and clean condition, will be accepted during the above hours.

 

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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John Glendon LaRose, 83, of Hatch Hill Road, passed away into the arms of the Lord on Monday, April  7, […]