Community Calendar 11/03/11

T hursday 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.

 

Popularity Talk

BENNINGTON Marlene Sandstrom, a Williams College psychology professor, will speak on “Popularity in the Peer World: Does the Prize come at a Price?” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 3, in the East Academic Center, Classroom 1, at Bennington College. Free and open to all.

 

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

 

Feral Cats Program

RUTLAND COUNTY The Rutland County Humane Society has a program for stray and feral cats called “Trap-Neuter-Return.” The cats are humanely trapped, vaccinated against rabies, sterilized and returned to their familiar habitats under the lifelong care of volunteers. Information: Jessica at 802-483-9171, or email Jessica@rchsvt.org.

 

Food for Fines

SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville Public Library is holding a Food for Fines drive during November. Bring in a minimum of three non-perishable food items for the Schuylerville area food pantry and have your library fines waived (replacement costs not included). Information: 518-695-6641.

 

Clothing Drive

SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville Public Library Knit and Crochet Club is collecting knitted and crocheted hats, mittens, scarves and baby sweaters to donate to those in need this winter. Donated items may be dropped off at the library, 52 Ferry Street, through Monday, Dec. 5 (leave your donation in the drop box if the library is closed). Information: Amanda at 518-695-6641, or email afiandaca@sals.edu.

 

Winter Activities

RUTLAND The Rutland Recreation and Parks Department’s winter brochure of activities is available at the department’s office, 1 Deer Street. Information: 802-773-1853, or visit www.rutlandrec.com.

 

Boston Trip

RUTLAND The General Federation of Women’s Clubs of Vermont is accepting reservations for a trip to Boston on Saturday, Dec. 3. Pickups will be in Rutland at 6 a.m., followed by Ludlow, Springfield and Bellows Falls. You’ll have an opportunity to see “The Nutcracker,” to do Christmas shopping, or go sight-seeing. Cost: $70 round-trip bus service, with proceeds benefiting scholarships for women in need due to death of a spouse, divorce, illness, or other cause. Information/reservations: 802-287-9744.

 

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.

 

Thanksgiving Pies

HOOSICK FALLS The Saint Hilda’s Guild of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 70 Main Street in Hoosick Falls, is taking orders for Thanksgiving Pies. Orders for homemade apple, pumpkin and chocolate cream pies at $9 each will be accepted through Wednesday, Nov. 16. Pies will be ready for pickup on Wednesday, Nov. 23. Information/orders: Anne Conway at 686-7064, or Sue Hyde at 686-3371.

 

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.

 

Legion Supper

SCHAGHTICOKE The Charles Waldron American Legion Auxiliary 731 will serve a Friday Night Supper from 4 to 7 p.m. on Nov. 4 at American Legion Post 731, 181 Lower Main St. in Schaghticoke. Cost: $8. This supper is served each Friday with few exceptions. Information: 518-753-4188.

 

Pizza at Elks

GREENWICH The Greenwich Elks Club on Route 40 South will offer Henderson’s Pizza every Friday night. In addition to pizza, the menu will include weekly specials such as mozzarella sticks, chicken wings, French fries, and more. Information/to order: 692-2061.

 

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.

 

Panel Discussion

MANCHESTER Ralph Meima, Alan Newman, Gwendolyn Hallsmith and Linda Wheatley, noted thinkers on sustainability, economics and business, will speak at 6 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 4, at the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester. Cost: $5 suggested donation. Information/reservations: 802-362-6313, or www.northshire.com.

 

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.

 

Choir Concert

ARGYLE The Argyle Community Choir Concert will be presented at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 4, at the Argyle Presbyterian Church. This 45-member choir will perform sacred and secular music accompanied by Sariah Patrick from Greenwich and a quartet of Sweet Adelines singing a cappella. Cost: Free-will offering to benefit Operation Santa Claus. Everyone will be welcome.

 

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.

 

Bake, Tag Sale

DANBY A Bake and Tag Sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 5, at the Mt. View Baptist gymnasium in Danby Four Corners. Pies, cakes, breads and more will be offered.

 

Driving Class

SARATOGA SPRINGS A state-approved Defensive Driving Class will be offered from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 5, at the First Baptist Church, 45 Washington Street in Saratoga Springs. Ask about saving on your auto insurance and taking points off your driving record. Cost: $35; bring a friend for additional $30. Registration is required with Ray Frankoski at 286-3788.

 

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.

 

Crafts Sale

MANCHESTER A Crafts for All Seasons event, featuring crafters from Vermont, New York, New Hampshire and Connecticut, will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 5, at the Manchester Elementary-Middle School. And from 10 a.m. through lunchtime the Manchester Eagles Ladies Auxiliary will offer sandwiches, pastries and beverages for sale. Information: Roby Read at 802-683-4546, or email fritter@comcast.net.

 

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 the Library Cat’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. All children will be able to help create a mat to be used by the cats at the shelter. Refreshments and prizes too!

 

Dance Workshops

CAMBRIDGE Hubbard Hall Projects will offer Musical Theater Dance Workshops on Saturday, Nov. 5, at Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Broadway dancer Rosie Spring will lead a workshop for ages 8 to 12 for advanced beginners from 2 to 3 p.m. at $12, $10 members, and 3:30 to 5 p.m. for age 13 through adult for intermediate dancers at $18, $15 members. Information/registration: 518-677-2495, or www.hubbardhall.org.

 

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.

 

Potter Movie

BENNINGTON The film, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2,” will be screened at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 5, in the Tishman Lecture Hall at Bennington College. Free and open to all.

 

Broadway Tunes

HUDSON FALLS Con Brio Performing Arts will present Mckenzie Bassett, Tiffany Maynard, Sariah Patrick and Colleen Williams in concert at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 5, at the Hudson River Music Hall, 10 Maple Street in Hudson Falls (behind the old courthouse). Broadway favorites and selections from the Great American Songbook will be featured. Cost: $10 adults; $5 students. Information/reservations: 796-8184, email Dbchorale@aol.com, or www.conbrioperformingarts.com.

 

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.

 

Blue Jean Ball

DANBY FOUR CORNERS The Danby-Mt. Tabor Fire Dept. invites everyone to a   Blue Jean Ball from 8 p.m. to midnight on Saturday, Nov. 5, at the Danby Four Corners Town Hall. Music will be provided by DJ Wild Bill at this BYOB event where there’ll be refreshments, a basket raffle, and 50/50 raffle. Admission: $10. Information: Pat at 293-5375, or Elizabeth at 558-5605.

 

Sunday November 6

 

Big Breakfast

MIDDLE FALLS The Middle Falls Fire Dept. invites everyone to a Big Pancake/French Toast Breakfast from 7:30 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 6, at the firehouse on Route 29. Cost: $7 adults; $3 age 11 and younger.

 

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.

 

Pastor Visit

GRANVILLE The Rev. Martin Evans Jones, former pastor of the Granville Methodist Church, will be visiting the area from Wales and will give a sermon at 10 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 6 at the Granville Presbyterian Church. All are 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 place 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.

 

Free Concert

BRANDON The Bread and Bones band will perform original songs influenced by Celtic, British and American traditional music from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 6, at Brandon Music, 62 Country Club Road. Free and open to all/donations appreciated. Information: www.brandonmusicvt.com.

 

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.

 

Curling Open House

RUTLAND The Rutland Curling Club will hold an open house from 3 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 6, at the Giorgetti Arena in Rutland. Learn about this fast-growing Olympic sport. Information: www.rutlandrocks.com.

 

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.

 

Science Pub

CASTLETON The Friends of the Castleton Library will host a Science Pub at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 6, at the Lakeside Pub and Grille on Route 30. Dr. Cynthia Moulton, professor of biology, will speak on “Is Our War on Bacteria Making Us Sick?” Free and open to all. Information: 802-468-5125, or www.castletonfreelibrary.org/friends.

 

Historical Program

POULTNEY The Poultney United Methodist Church at 108 Main Street will celebrate the town’s 250th birthday with a special program titled, “Her Heart Can See,” about Miss Fanny Crosby (1820-1915), from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 6. Fanny was a prolific hymnist, poet, and pioneer in education of the blind. Refreshments will be provided and everyone will be welcome. Cost: Free-will offering to benefit the BROC Fuel Assistance Fund.

 

Joyful Noise

MIDDLETOWN SPRINGS A Joyful Noise Concert will be held at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 6, at the Middletown Springs Community Church on the green. Talented locals of all ages will perform gospel, folk, contemporary, and traditional Christian music. Free and open to all. Information: 802-235-2386.

 

Monday November 7

 

Legion Cook-Off

CAMBRIDGE Monday, Nov. 7, is the deadline to enter the Ladies Auxiliary’s Chowder/Fruit Crisp Cook-Off that will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 13, at the Cambridge American Legion. To enter the competition, pick up a registration form at the American Legion lounge. Entries must be dropped off by noon on Nov. 13 (chowder in a crock pot). To help choose the winners, visit the Legion on Nov. 13. Information: 518-677-8069, or Melanie at 677-3511.

 

Quit Smoking

RUTLAND The American Cancer Society’s Freshstart Group Program will offer help for smokers who want to quit as follows: Mondays from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Nov. 7 through 28 or Dec. 5 through 19; Wednesdays from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Dec. 7 through 28; and Thursdays from 9 to 10 a.m. Nov. 3 through 17 and Dec. 1, or Dec. 8 through 29. All classes will be held in the Community Education Classroom at 254 Stratton Road in Rutland. Information/registration: 802-747-3768, or email communityeducation@rrmc.org.

 

Family Supper

GRANVILLE The South Granville Congregational Church invites everyone to its Monday Night Family Supper at 6 p.m. on Nov. 7 at the church on Route 149. Come celebrate church and community members’ birthdays for November and bring a dish to pass. Information: Joan at 642-9510.

 

Easton Potluck

EASTON The Easton Neighbors group invites all residents and business people in Easton to its monthly Potluck Supper at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 7, at the Easton Methodist Church. Bring a dish to share and your table service.

 

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

Bake and Book Sale

EASTON  The Friends of the Easton Library will hold their annual Bake and Book Sale on Election Day, Nov. 8, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the library. Before or after voting, feed your mind and body at the Easton Library.

 

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.

 

Spaghetti, Pies

WEST FORT ANN The Ladies Auxiliary of the West Fort Ann Fire Co. invites everyone to a takeout-only Spaghetti Dinner on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 8, at the firehouse on Joe Green Road. Vote at the firehouse and then get a dinner. Also, orders will be accepted for Thanksgiving pies at $10 each, carrot cake at $8 each, maple cream pies at $15 each, and more.

 

Chicken and Biscuit

GRANVILLE The Slate Valley Masonic Center at 95 North Street in Granville invites everyone to its annual Election Night Chicken and Biscuit Dinner from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Eat in or take out. Cost: $8 adults; $4 ages 5 to 12; free 4 and younger.

 

Roast Beef Dinner

HEBRON  The Hebron Volunteer Fire Company will host an Election Night Roast Beef Dinner on Tuesday, Nov. 8 from 4:30 to 7:00 p.m. at the Dining Hall of Fire House #1 in West Hebron. Tickets are $10 per person. All proceeds help support the fire company.

 

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.

 

Paying for College

MANCHESTER The Vermont Student Assistance Corp. and Burr and Burton Academy will host a “Paying for College” presentation from 7 to about 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 8, at the Riley Center for the Arts in Manchester. Free and open to all and audience questions will be taken. Information: Lynne Welsh at 548-8242, or email lwelsh@burrburton.org.

 

Artist Speaks

BENNINGTON Artist Elizabeth Demaray, an associate professor of art at Rutgers University, will speak at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 8, in the Tishman Lecture Hall at Bennington College. Elizabeth will discuss her projects, including her current lichen culturing on the sides of skyscrapers in New York City. Free and open to all.

 

Wednesday November 9

 

Women Meet

CASTLETON The GFWC Castleton Woman’s Club will meet at noon on Wednesday, Nov. 9, at the Old Chapel on the Castleton State College campus. Curator Bill Budde will discuss basic techniques for preserving family heirlooms, especially printed material, and a light lunch will be served. Information: Linda at 273-2066.

 

Bereavement

RUTLAND The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice and Dorset Nursing will host a Bereavement Workshop from noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 9, at the Dorset Nursing office, 909 Route 30. Learn how children grieve, the differences in age-specific grief, and tools to help your child cope with loss. Free and open to all. Pre-registration is required with Ann LaRocque at 802-770-1516.

 

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.

 

Little Women

MANCHESTER Burr and Burton Academy’s Media and Performing Arts Production Dept. will stage “Little Women” at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, Nov. 9 to 12, at the Riley Center for the Arts in Manchester. Cost: $12; $7 for Burr and Burton students, faculty and staff, and age 17 and younger. Tickets: www.burrburton.tix.com, or the box office that will open at 5:30 p.m. before each show. Information: 802-549-8224.

 

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

 

Free Movie

RUTLAND The R-rated film, “Two Weeks,” starring Sally Field, will be screened from 5 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 10, at the CVPS/Leahy Community Education Center, 160 Allen Street in Rutland. This film chronicles a family dealing with their mother’s illness and includes the mother’s reflections on her life. Free and open to all and a light supper will be served. Reservations are requested at 802-770-1537, or email birdsall@ravnah.org.

 

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.

 

Pirate Play

QUEENSBURY  The SUNY Adirondack Theatre Program will present the world premiere of the Jonathan Albert play “Psycho Pirate” at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 10-13 in the SUNY Adirondack Theater on the Bay Road campus. General admission is $10. Tickets for seniors and non-SUNY Adirondack students are $6; SUNY Adirondack alumni receive a $2 discount on their tickets. All SUNY Adirondack students, faculty and staff will be admitted free with ID.

 

One-Act Plays
CAMBRIDGE The Hubbard Hall Theater Company will present an evening of one-act plays directed by John Hadden, “Thrills, Spills & Lonely Hearts,” at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 10 (pay what you will), at Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Additional performances will be 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays from Nov. 11 through Dec. 3, and 2 p.m. Sundays from Nov. 13 through Dec. 4. Cost: $25; $22 members; $15 students. Information/tickets: 518-677-2495, or www.hubbardhall.org.

 

Friday November 11

 

Veterans Parade

GRANVILLE The Granville VFW and American Legion will host the Veterans Day Parade on Friday, Nov. 11. A ceremony will precede the parade at 9 a.m. at Granville High School and parade participants will line up at 9:30 a.m. at Manchester Newspapers on E. Main Street and step off at 10 a.m. A laying of wreaths will be held at Veterans Park on Quaker Street. All veterans are encouraged to march in support of our troops. Following the parade, refreshments will be served at the VFW on North Street.

 

Rummage Sale

WEST HEBRON The West Hebron United Presbyterian Church on Route 30 invites everyone to its annual Winter Rummage Sale from 4 to 6 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 11, and 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, the 12th. Great prices on a wide range of items, along with hot chili, corn chowder and homemade breads, will be offered. Information: 854-3329.

 

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

 

Church Breakfasts

GRANVILLE The South Granville Congregational Church will hold its Ladies Prayer Breakfast at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 12, at AJ’s Restaurant in Granville, with ordering off the menu. And, the men’s prayer breakfast will be held that day from 8 to 9 a.m. at the church on Route 149. Reservations are requested for the men’s breakfast with Joan at 642-9510. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Burlington Walk

RUTLAND The Green Mountain Club will host a walk along the Burlington Bike Path in Burlington on Saturday, Nov. 12. Meet at 9 a.m. at Main Street Park, near the east end of the Fire Station off Center Street in Rutland. Walk along the shore of Lake Champlain if the weather is nice, or visit the ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center if it’s rainy or too windy, and possibly stop for dinner on the way home. Information: Sue Thomas at 773-2185.

 

Church Bazaar

GREENWICH The Centenary United Methodist Church at 22 Church Street in Greenwich invites everyone to its annual Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 12. White elephant items, crafts, books and a food table will be featured, and lunch will be available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saleable and clean items for his event may be dropped off from 1 to 5 p.m. on Nov. 11. Information: 518-692-2629.

 

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/vendor space ($25 each): Donna at 518-692-2347, email eccdb@verizon.net, or Amber at 587-8224.

 

Christmas Bazaar

WHITEHALL The Whitehall United Methodist Church at 56 Greenmount Cemetery Lane, off Route 12, will hold its annual Christmas Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 12. Offered will be crafts, fudge, Christmas decorations, toys, Rada knives, and much more. Doughnuts and coffee will be available beginning at 9 a.m. and homemade soups and sandwiches will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. or later. Information: 499-0851.

 

Church Bazaar

HUDSON FALLS The Rosary Altar Society of the Church of St. Mary’s/St. Paul’s on the park in Hudson Falls invites everyone to its annual Bazaar from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 12, at the church. Crafts, a kids’ corner, plants and books, jewelry, baked goods and a raffle will be featured. Soup, chili, sandwiches and more for lunch, too.

 

Rummage Sale

WELLS St. Paul’s Episcopal Church at the green in Wells will hold its monthly Rummage Sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 12. A wide range of items will be offered at this event that is held on the second Saturday each month, with few exceptions. Information: Charity Downs at 802-645-0071.

 

Basket Party

WELLS Adoniram Chapter 22, Order of the Eastern Star, will host a Basket Party on Saturday, Nov. 12, at the Modern Woodmen of America Hall off Route 30 in Wells. Doors will open at 11:30 a.m., drawings will start after lunch, and everyone will be welcome. Admission: $7, including light lunch and 10 tickets; $1 for 10 additional tickets. Information: Christine Katz at 362-0041, or Maryann Fellows at 645-0131.

 

Solo Cello Concert

CAMBRIDGE Hubbard Hall Projects will present the Grand Canyon Project Concert for Solo Cello performed by Rhonda Rider, with photographic embellishment and music prepared by filmmaker David deVries, at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 12, at Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Cost: Pay what you will, at the door or in advance at www.hubbardhall.org. Information: www.musicfromsalem.org.

 

Reagan-Era Plays

BENNINGTON A two-part Reagan-era play, “Angels in America: Millennium Approaches” and “Perestroika,” will be staged on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 12 and 13 and 19 and 20, in the Lester Martin Theater at Bennington College. Angels will be performed at 2 p.m. and Perestroika at 7:30 p.m. each of the days. Information/tickets: 802-440-4572.

 

Harvest Supper

SCHUYLERVILLE The Old Saratoga Reformed Church at the corner of Pearl and Burgoyne streets in Schuylerville invites everyone to its annual Harvest Supper (Amish baked ham) on Saturday, Nov. 12. Seating will be at 4:30 and 6 p.m. Cost: $9 adults; $5 ages 6 to 12; free 5 and younger. Reservations are recommended at 695-6638, 695-6187, or the church at 695-3479 between 9 a.m. and noon weekdays.

 

Game Supper

PAWLET The Pawlet Volunteer Fire Dept. invites everyone to its 43rd Annual Wild Game and Chicken Pie Supper at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 12, at the Pawlet Firehouse on Route 133, just north of Route 30. Bear and venison roast, venison stew, moose meatballs, chicken pie, salads and more will be served. Cost: $12 adults; $6 age 11 and younger.

 

Free Movie

CAMBRIDGE The Cambridge Connects group will host a family movie night and screening of “Despicable Me” at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 12, at the Cambridge Valley Rescue Squad. Free admission and refreshments, and non-perishable food items will be collected for the food pantry. Information: 677-8823, or email cambridgeconnects@gmail.com.

 

Chili Dinner

EAST ARLINGTON The Federated Church of East Arlington on Ice Pond Road invites everyone to an Eat-for-Heat Chili Dinner at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 12, in the church’s Bailey Hall. Meat and vegetarian chili, cornbread pancakes and more will be served. Cost: Free-will offering to assist those in need of heating assistance in Arlington, Sandgate and Sunderland. Information: 375-2548.

 

Healing Service

GRANVILLE The Trinity Episcopal Church on E. Main Street in Granville will host a Healing Service at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 12. Everyone will be welcome.

 

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.

 

Cabaret in Salem

SALEM Singer/comedienne Nancy Timpanaro-Hogan will perform in “Accentuate the Positive, Baby: Songs I Love to Sing” at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 12, at The Cabaret at Fort Salem Theater, 11 E. Broadway in Salem. Cost: $20, including $5 for coffee and dessert. Reservations are encouraged at 518-854-9200, or www.fortsalemtheater.com.

 

Sunday November 13

 

Sunday Breakfast

VALLEY FALLS The Ladies Auxiliary invites everyone to a Pancake/French Toast Breakfast from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 13, at VFW Post 1938 on Poplar Avenue in Valley Falls. Cost: $7 adults; $3 children.

 

Buffet Breakfast

FAIR HAVEN American Legion Post 49 at 72 S. Main St. in Fair Haven invites everyone to a buffet Pancake/French Toast Breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 13. Cost: $7 adults; $3.50 children. This breakfast is held on the second Sunday each month, with few exceptions. Information: 802-265-7983.

 

Crafts/Art Show

MANCHESTER Israel Congregation of Manchester at 6025 Main Street, Route 7A, will hold a Crafts and Art Show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 13. Offered will be items suitable for Christmas and Chanukah gift giving for all ages, including beaded jewelry, fabric dolls, art glass, hand-turned wood ware, photography, and much more. Information: Lynne Abcug at 802-297-1946, or Karen at 802-362-4578.

 

Bluegrass, Folk

BRANDON Possum Haw will perform bluegrass and folk music from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 13, at Brandon Music, 62 Country Club Road in Brandon. Free and open to all/donations appreciated. Information: www.brandonmusicvt.com.

 

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.

 

Spaghetti Benefit

WHITEHALL A Spaghetti and Meatball Dinner to benefit Operation Santa Claus will be served from 4 to 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 14, at Elks Lodge 1491, 5 Elks Way in Whitehall. Eat in or take out cost: $7. Information: 499-1750.

 

Seabee Dinner

GRANVILLE The Adirondack Island X-14 of the Seabee Veterans of America invites everyone to its annual Spaghetti Dinner on Monday, Nov. 14, at Bernardo’s Restaurant on Church Street in Granville. Seating will be at 5, 6 and 7 p.m. Cost: $5 eat in, $6 take out, with meat or meatless sauce. Everyone who served with a Seabee unit, active, reserve or retired, is especially encouraged to attend. Information: Nick at 518-642-0506, or email seabeenick@verizon.net.

 

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.

 

Tuesday November 15

 

Scams Talk

WHITEHALL Investigator Bruce Hamilton from the Washington County Sheriff’s Dept. will speak on “Ways seniors can protect themselves from Scams and Abuse,” along with other topics, at the Washington County Meal Site at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 15, at American Legion Post 83, 148 Main Street in Whitehall. Senior citizens are invited to stop by for lunch and the talk. Reservations are requested with Helen LeClaire at 499-2482.

 

Energy Workshops

CAMBRIDGE/GREENWICH Cornell Cooperative Extension will offer a free Energy Workshop at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 15, at the United Church of Greenwich, and 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, at Hubbard Hall Projects, Beacon Feed Studio, in Cambridge. Choose energy saving ideas that would work best for your family. Information/reservations: 518-746-2560, or 1-800-548-0881.

 

Knitters Meet

SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville Public Library Knit and Crochet Club will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 15, at the library, 52 Ferry Street. Information: Amanda at 518-695-6641, or email afiandaca.sals.edu.

 

Wednesday November 16

 

Money Management

GRANVILLE Cornell Cooperative Extension will offer a Making Ends Meet Workshop from 3 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 16, at the Pember Library, 33 W. Main Street in Granville. Learn about money management tools at this free event. Information/registration: 518-746-2560, or 1-800-548-0881.

 

Energy Talk

GREENWICH Tina Clarke, a noted energy authority, will speak on “Zero Energy Powerhouse: Creating Your Path to Energy Independence and a Resilient Lifestyle” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 16, at Greenwich High School. Cost: $5 suggested donation. The Greenwich Citizens Committee and the Battenkill Transition Communities group will sponsor this event.

 

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.

 

Free Movie

DORSET The film, “Sergio,” will be screened at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 17, at the Long Trail School, off Route 30 at 1045 Kirby Hollow Road in Dorset. This documentary details the life of Sergio Vieira de Mello who was killed in Baghdad in 2003 while serving as the United Nations’ special representative of the secretary general to Iraq. Free and open to all. Information: www.sergiothemovie.com.

 

Friday November 18

 

Ski Movie

GLENS FALLS The Mountain Educational Foundation will screen a Warren Miller Ski Movie at various times on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 18 and 19, at the Charles R. Wood Theater in Glens Falls. Times/cost: 518-874-0800, or www.woodtheater.org.

 

Holiday Shop

GLENS FALLS The LARAC Holiday Shop will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday, from Friday, Nov. 18, through Saturday, Dec. 24, at the Lapham Gallery in Glens Falls. Original art and fine crafts by local and regional artists will be offered. Information: 518-798-1144, or www.larac.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.

 

Legion Supper

SCHAGHTICOKE The Charles Waldron American Legion Auxiliary 731 will serve a Friday Night Supper from 4 to 7 p.m. on Nov. 18 at American Legion Post 731, 181 Lower Main St. in Schaghticoke. Cost: $8. This supper is served each Friday with few exceptions. Information: 518-753-4188.

 

Pizza at Elks

GREENWICH The Greenwich Elks Club on Route 40 South will offer Henderson’s Pizza every Friday night. In addition to pizza, the menu will include weekly specials such as mozzarella sticks, chicken wings, French fries, and more. Information/to order: 692-2061.

 

Wine/Chocolate

GLENS FALLS A Wine and Chocolate Festival will be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 18, at the Queensbury Hotel in Glens Falls. Wines of the world and local chocolates and cheeses will be celebrated. Information/cost: 518-793-2826, or www.chapmanmuseum.org.

 

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.

 

Free Movie

BENNINGTON The film, “Cowboys and Aliens,” will be screened at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 18 and 19, in the Tishman Lecture Hall at Bennington College. Free and open to all.

 

Saturday November 19

 

Girls’ Volleyball

GLENS FALLS The NYSPHSAA Girls’ Volleyball Tournament will be held on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 19 and 20, at the Glens Falls Civic Center. Top state of New York teams will compete. Times/cost: 518-798-0202, or www.glensfallscc.com.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Reagan-Era Plays

BENNINGTON A two-part Reagan-era play, “Angels in America: Millennium Approaches” and “Perestroika,” will be staged on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 19 and 20, in the Lester Martin Theater at Bennington College. Angels will be performed at 2 p.m. and Perestroika at 7:30 p.m. each of the days. Information/tickets: 802-440-4572.

 

Sunday November 20

 

Family Day

GLENS FALLS A Family Discovery Day will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 20, at The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren Street in Glens Falls. Take a short tour and then create your own masterpiece. Information: 518-792-1761, Ext. 17, or www.hydecollection.org.

 

Free Concert

BRANDON The Salt River Revue, comprised of members of The Saltash Serenaders and The Cold River Band, will perform from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 20, at Brandon Music, 62 Country Club Road. Free and open to all/donations appreciated to benefit Brandon’s flood relief efforts. Information: www.brandonmusicvt.com.

 

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.

 

Friday November 25

 

Holiday Showcase

GLENS FALLS A Holiday Showcase at the Shirt Factory event will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday through Sunday, Nov. 25 to 27, at The Shirt Factory in Glens Falls. Artisans and craftspeople will offer original art and handcrafted items. Information: 518-824-1290, or www.shirtfactorygf.com.

 

One-Act Plays
CAMBRIDGE The Hubbard Hall Theater Company will present an evening of one-act plays directed by John Hadden, “Thrills, Spills & Lonely Hearts,” at 8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays through Dec. 3, and 2 p.m. Sundays through Dec. 4, at Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Cost: $25; $22 members; $15 students. Information/tickets: 518-677-2495, or www.hubbardhall.org.

 

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

 

Holiday Shop

GLENS FALLS The LARAC Holiday Shop will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday, through Saturday, Dec. 24, at the Lapham Gallery in Glens Falls. Original art and fine crafts by local and regional artists will be offered. Information: 518-798-1144, or www.larac.org.

 

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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