Community Calendar 11/10/11

T hursday 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.

 

Legion Auxiliary

WHITEHALL The American Legion Auxiliary will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 10, at the American Legion Post, 148 Main Street in Whitehall. There’ll be a discussion and vote on raising the Auxiliary dues and everyone’s input will be welcome.

 

Madwoman

POULTNEY The Green Mountain College Theater Program will stage “The Madwoman of Chaillot” at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 10 to 12, in the Ackley Theater on the campus in Poultney. Prof. Paula Mann will direct this 1943 Jean Giradoux poetic satire that will feature 20 student actors and professional actress Melissa Hurst. Cost: $10; free for Green Mountain College students. Tickets will be sold at the door.

 

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.

 

Psycho Pirate

QUEENSBURY The SUNY Adirondack Theatre Program will present the world premiere of the Jonathan Albert play, “Psycho Pirate,” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Sunday, Nov. 10 to13, in the SUNY Adirondack Theater on the Bay Road campus. Cost: $10; $6 senior citizens and non-SUNY Adirondack students; $2 discount for SUNY Adirondack alumni; free SUNY Adirondack students, faculty and staff with ID. Information/tickets: 743-2200, Ext. 2475.

 

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

 

Fuel Raffle

WHITEHALL Skene Manor is selling tickets for its annual Fuel Raffle. Tickets are $25 each and only 300 will be sold, with proceeds going toward Skene Manor’s winter fuel needs. Individual prizes of $1,000 and $500 will be awarded, along with three prizes of $100 each. The drawing will be held at Skene Manor’s basket party on Nov. 26. Tickets are available at Skene Manor in Whitehall at 518-499-1906, or from Don Rodgers at 499-1766.

 

Holiday Project

MANCHESTER Manchester families who need help during the holiday season are invited to sign up for a food basket, clothing and toys with the Interfaith Council’s Holiday Project. Also, cash donations are needed to support this program, sponsors are needed to adopt a family and purchase the children’s clothing, toys are needed, and volunteers are needed for distribution, food sorting, gift wrapping, etc. Families in need, donors, and volunteers may call Linda Drunsic at 802-362-1513. Cash contributions may be mailed to Interfaith Council, POB 2644, Manchester, Vt. 05255.

 

Furniture Raffle

WEST PAWLET The grade 6 students at the Mettawee Community School on Route 153 in West Pawlet are selling raffle tickets for a seven-piece Telescope Patio Furniture Set. Tickets at $1 for one or six for $5 may be purchased at the school from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on school days. The drawing will be on Tuesday, Dec. 20, and proceeds will go toward the class’ spring trip to Boston. Information: 802-645-9009.

 

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. Also, the VFW will hold a Food and Bake Sale (donations for the sale may be dropped off Thursday night or Friday morning; information Barb Brannigan at 802-645-0473, or email abrannigan@myfairpoint.net).

 

Social Networking

CASTLETON Ed Connolly will speak on “What is Social Networking?” from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 11, at the Castleton Community Center on Route 4A, Main Street. Learn about Facebook, email, instant messaging, Skype, and more. Cost: $5. Pre-registration is required at 802-468-3093.

 

College Enrollment

BENNINGTON First year and transfer students are encouraged to stop by for One-Stop Enrollment from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 11, at the Admissions Office of Southern Vermont College in Bennington. Information: 802-447-6300, email admissions@svc.edu, or www.svc.edu.

Veterans Ceremony

WHITEHALL American Legion Post 83 at 148 Main Street in Whitehall invites everyone to a Veterans Day Ceremony at 11 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 11. Following the ceremony, a free soup and sandwich lunch will be provided for attendees. Also, American Flags that no longer are serviceable will be collected for proper disposal.

 

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.

 

Dinner, Music

VALLEY FALLS VFW Post 1938 on Poplar Avenue in Valley Falls will host a Veterans Day Family-style Dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 11. Cost: $12; free for veterans. Music will be provided by the Harmonic Duo from 7 to 11 p.m. and everyone will be welcome.

 

Veterans Dinner

CASTLETON Students in grades 7 and 8 from the Castleton Village School will honor all veterans with a 10th Annual Spaghetti Dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 11, at American Legion Post 50 on Route 4A in Castleton. Cost: Free for all veterans and their families.

 

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.

 

Veterans Dinner

SALEM American Legion Post 812 invites all Salem area veterans and their guests to a free Veterans Day Ham Dinner at 6 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 11, at Proudfit Hall on Main Street in Salem. Also, any concerns veterans may have will be addressed at this event.

 

Veterans Dinner

SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville American Legion at 6 Clancy Street invites everyone to a Veterans Day Dinner on Friday, Nov. 11. A cocktail hour will start at 6 p.m. with a stuffed chicken breast dinner at 7 p.m. Cost: $15. Information/tickets: 695-3011. Also, a limited number of tickets will be available at the door.

 

Silent/Live Auction

RUTLAND The Rutland Area Christian School invites everyone to its annual Silent Auction from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 11, at the Holiday Inn on Route 7 in Rutland. Up for bidding will be items donated by local businesses, artists and friends, and there’ll be live auctioning of special items. Coffee and dessert will be provided and there’ll be a children’s playroom. Free admission. Information: 775-0709.

 

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

 

Craft Fair

CASTLETON The annual Holiday Craft Fair will be held on Saturday, Nov. 12, at the Castleton Community Center on Route 4A, Main Street. About 23 vendors will offer one-of-a-kind handmade clothing, decorations, crafts and food items, and lunch will be available. Information/hours: 802-468-3093.

 

Vets’ Benefit

RUTLAND In honor of all veterans, the AARP Driver Safety Program will offer the program for free to all veterans and their spouses at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 12, at Rutland Regional Medical Center (register at 802-772-2400, or call Baird at 802-372-8511), and noon on Wednesday, Nov. 16, at the Godnick Adult Center in Rutland (register with Sharen at 802-235-2132). Arrive early to fill out some paperwork and bring proof of your being a veteran or veteran’s spouse.

 

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, Route 40 and Bulson Road in Greenwich. Offered will be gift baskets, jelly and jams, jewelry, goat milk and wood products, pottery, holiday wreaths, aprons, cards, and more. 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.

 

Family Program

MANCHESTER The Emerald Valley Recorder Ensemble will present an interactive family program at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 12, at the Mark Skinner Library in Manchester. Music for children, a story introducing the recorder family, and instruments for children to play will be included. Free and open to all; children must be accompanied by adult caregivers. Information: 802-362-2607, or www.markskinnerlibrary.org.

 

Cooking Demo

SALEM Annette Nielsen, chef and editor of the Northern Bounty Cookbook, will give a free Cooking Demonstration of comfort foods at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 12. Annette also will share cooking tips and answer questions about local food. You’ll find this event at Gardenworks on Route 30, W. Broadway, in Salem. Information: 518-854-3250, or www.gardenworksfarm.com.

 

Basket Party

POULTNEY The class of 2012 will host a Basket Party on Saturday, Nov. 12, at Poultney High School. Ticket sales and viewing will start at 11 a.m., with drawings beginning at 1 p.m. Admission: $5, including 25 tickets; $2 each additional sheet of 25 tickets. Also featured will be food, a raffle and door prizes. Information: 802-645-9135.

 

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.

 

Baseball Banquet

GLENS FALLS The Glens Falls Area Baseball Society and Hall of Fame will hold its annual Banquet on Saturday, Nov. 12, at the Queensbury Hotel in Glens Falls. There’ll be a cash bar and silent auction at 5 p.m. followed by dinner at 6 p.m. Honored this year will be former minor league professional players native to this region. Cost: $35; $250 table of eight. Information: Phil Tucker at 518-932-9676.

 

Ham Dinner

CAMBRIDGE A Ham and Scalloped Potatoes Dinner will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 12, at the Cambridge Masonic Lodge, 6 Old Cambridge Road. Takeouts will be available. Cost: $9. Information/tickets: John Patterson at 518-854-7250, any Cambridge Masonic Lodge 481 member, or any Cambridge Valley Chapter 147/Order of the Eastern Star member.

 

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.

 

Café Schuyler

SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville United Methodist Church at 51 Church Street invites everyone to its First Annual Café Schuyler from 6 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 12. Local musicians will entertain at this event and refreshments will be provided. Cost: Free-will offering.

 

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.

 

Pizza/Jazz

CAMBRIDGE Pompanuck Farm at 494 Chestnut Hill Road in Cambridge invites everyone to a “PizzaJazz Big Night” from 6:30 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 12. Bruce Williamson and other outstanding jazz musicians from Bennington and New York City will perform. Reservations are requested with Scott Carrino at 518-677-5552, and tickets also will be available at the door.

 

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.

 

Legion Dance

SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville American Legion at 6 Clancy Street invites everyone to a Dance Benefit from 7 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 12. Featured will be 1950s and ‘60s and country music by the Ole Time Country Band. Cost: $5. Also, finger foods will be for sale. Information: 695-3011, or 587-0867.

 

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

BUSKIRK The Buskirk Volunteer Fire Dept. invites everyone to an all-you-can-eat Breakfast from 7:30 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 13, at the firehouse, 2217 Buskirk-West Hoosick Road.

 

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.

 

Veterans Tribute

GRANVILLE The South Granville Congregational Church on Route 149 will have a “Tribute to Our Veterans” during the regular service at 9 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 13. The choir will sing patriotic songs and all active military, veterans and their relatives are encouraged to attend and be recognized. Also, Phil Jessen, portraying Abraham Lincoln, will recite the Gettysburg Address, and the American Legion and VFW will gather in front of the church to salute the deceased. Coffee and refreshments will follow.

 

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.

 

Fiddling Session

SCHUYLERVILLE The Adirondack Fiddlers will host an “Old Tyme Fiddling” session from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 13, at the American Legion Hall on Clancy Street in Schuylerville. All fiddlers and the public will be welcome. Information: 518-274-6817.

 

Ranger Rally

STILLWATER A free Junior National Park Ranger Rally for children age 7 and older will be held from 1 to 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 13, at Saratoga National Historical Park, routes 4 and 32 in Stillwater. Make your own tri-corner hat, join a scouting mission in the Visitor Center, and learn why the battles of Saratoga were so important. Information: Ranger Megan Stevens at 518-664-9821, Ext. 219, or email megan_stevens@nps.gov.

 

Concert, Benefit

FORT EDWARD A free concert, “Dessert with Al and Kathy Bain,” will be held from 2 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 13, in the Parish Hall at St. James Episcopal Church, Broadway and Route 197 in Fort Edward. At this concert there’ll be a sale of homemade cakes, pies, hot beverages and sugar-free items, with proceeds benefiting the food pantries at the Fort Edward Baptist Church and the Moreau Community Center. Information: Fr. Charles King at 518-761-9016.

 

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.

 

Auditions

DORSET The Dorset Players will hold auditions for “The Importance of Being Earnest” at 5 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 13, and 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Nov. 17 and 18, at the Dorset Playhouse on Cheney Road. Five adult male roles and four adult female roles are open, along with the role of Lady Bracknell that’s open to both male and female actors. Scripts/alternate audition times: Sherry Kratzer at 978-764-1868.

 

Potluck, Auction

MANCHESTER The Interfaith Council of the Northshire will host its annual Harvest Potluck Dinner and Auction at 5 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 13, at the First Congregational Church in Manchester. Attendees with last names beginning with A through L should bring a side dish or dessert and M through Z a main dish to share. The auction will start at 6 p.m. To donate items or services for the auction, call Kathie Wall Evans at 867-5955.

 

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.

 

Basketball Signups

GRANVILLE Registration for Boys Youth Basketball will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 14, at Schoony’s store on Route 22 in North Granville. Money will be collected for uniforms and registration. Also, volunteers are needed for grades 3, 4 and 6. Information: Sonya Sumner at 642-3672.

 

Piano Virtuoso

GLENS FALLS The de Blasiis Chamber Music Series, featuring acclaimed piano virtuoso Ang Li, will perform a recital at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 14, at The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren Street in Glens Falls. The program will include works by Debussy, Granados, and Franz Liszt. A reception with Ang will follow. Cost: $25 adults; $5 students. Information: David Bullard at 518-792-2383.

 

Tuesday November 15

 

Vets’ Benefit

BENNINGTON In honor of all veterans, the AARP Driver Safety Program will offer the program for free to all veterans and their spouses at noon on Tuesday, Nov. 15, at the Bennington Senior Center, and 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30, at the Bennington Senior Center. Register with Sue at 802-442-1052. Arrive early to fill out some paperwork and bring proof of your being a veteran or veteran’s spouse.

 

Women’s Health

GREENWICH Washington County WIC will hold its monthly clinic from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 15, at the Greenwich Town Office on Academy Street. 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.

 

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.

 

Quilters Meet

RUTLAND The Maple Leaf Quilters Guild will meet at 6:45 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 15, at Christ the King Hall in Rutland (park off Killington Avenue or Engrem Avenue). This meeting is open to everyone with an appreciation of the art of quilting. Cost: $3 guest fee; $20 yearly membership.

 

Catholic Daughters

WHITEHALL Court McLoghlin No. 596, Catholic Daughters of the Americas, will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 15, at the Our Lady of Hope Church Hall in Whitehall. Non-perishable food items for Thanksgiving baskets will be collected at this meeting.

 

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.

 

Professor Speaks

QUEENSBURY Dr. Martin Wasserman, professor emeritus of psychology and anthropology at SUNY Adirondack, will speak on “A Sense of Identity in the Lives of Erik Erikson and Miguel de Unamuno” from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 16. You’ll find this event in the Miller Auditorium of Dearlove Hall on the SUNY Adirondack campus in Queensbury. Free and open to all. Information: Joyce Miller at 518-743-2200, Ext. 2485.

 

Grief Workshop

RUTLAND The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice will offer a workshop, “No Goodbyes: Understanding Loss After Suicide,” from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 16, at its office, 7 Albert Cree Drive in Rutland. Registration is required with Ann LaRocque at 802-770-1516.

 

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

 

Meet Lawmakers

MANCHESTER Equinox Village and the Manchester and the Mountains Chamber of Commerce invite everyone to a Legislative Breakfast at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 17, at Equinox Village, 49 Maple Street in Manchester. Come for breakfast, hear what lawmakers have to say, discuss the issues, and ask questions. Information: 802-362-4061.

 

Wellness Fair

POULTNEY The Wellness Center at Green Mountain College will host a Fall Wellness Fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 17, in the lobby of Withey Hall on the campus in Poultney. Different types of alternative medicine and spiritual approaches to wellness will be featured, including smoking cessation. Free and open to all. Information: Jane Allen at 802-287-8376, or email allenj@greenmtn.edu.

 

Health Talk

MANCHESTER Dr. Donaldson, a urologist from the Southwestern Vermont Medical Center, will speak on “Signs, Symptoms and Prevention of Urinary Tract Infections” at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 17, at Equinox Village, 49 Maple Street in Manchester. Information: 802-362-4061, or www.equinoxvillage.com.

 

Meal at School

HARTFORD The class of 2012 invites everyone to a Dime-a-Dip Meal from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 17, at the Hartford Central School. Information: 518-632-5222.

 

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

 

Holiday Activity

MANCHESTER Adults and children are asked to sign up by Friday, Nov. 18, for the First Annual Trim-a-Tree Bee that will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Southern Vermont Arts Center’s Hay Madeira Education Center off West Road in Manchester. Attendees will create handmade Christmas tree ornaments and other holiday decorations for their less fortunate neighbors. Walk-ins will be welcome but reservations are requested with Mr. Kim-Scott Miller at 297-2662.

 

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.

 

Art Reception

MANCHESTER An opening reception for an exhibition of work by Equinox Village’s Pat Musick will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 18, at Equinox Village, 49 Maple Street in Manchester. This exhibition will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. from Nov. 19 through Jan. 9, 2012. Information: 802-362-4061, or www.equinoxvillage.com.

 

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.

 

Ski Movie

GLENS FALLS The Ski West Mountain Educational Foundation will screen a Warren Miller movie, “Like There’s No Tomorrow,” narrated by Olympic gold medalist Jonny Moseley, at 5:30 and 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18, and 3, 7 and 9 p.m. Saturday the 19th, at the Charles R. Wood Theater in Glens Falls. Cost: $12 adults; $8 age 11 and younger. Information/tickets: 518-874-0800, or www.woodtheater.org.

 

The Kitchen

MANCHESTER The National Theatre of London’s production of “The Kitchen” will be presented at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 18, in the Riley Center for the Arts at Burr and Burton Academy in Manchester. The Kitchen “puts the workplace center stage in a blackly funny and furious examination of life lived at breakneck speed, when work threatens to define who we are.” Cost: $20; $5 students. Information/tickets: Renee Bornstein at 802-362-1199, or www.greenmtnacademy.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.

 

Auditions

GREENWICH Auditions will be held for actors/singers for the original musical, “Eleanor,” from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 18, and 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday the 19th, at 38 Hill Street in Greenwich. Additional auditions may be arranged by appointment. This musical will premiere in Greenwich in February and March, 2012. Information: Suzanne Cohen at 518-480-9071.

 

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.

 

Driving Course

HOOSICK FALLS The Northeast New York Safety and Health Council will offer a Defensive Driving Course at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Hoosick Falls Health Center, 21 Danforth Street. Ask about saving on your car insurance and taking points off your driver’s license. For cost and pre-registration, call Marla Nowak at 518-686-4854.

 

Driving Class

SCHUYLERVILLE The Turning Point at Old Saratoga Rotary will sponsor a state-approved Defensive Driving Class from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Reformed Church, 48 Pearl Street in Schuylerville. Ask about saving on your car insurance and taking points off your driving record. Cost: $30. Pre-registration is required with Nick Nichols at 518-695-3548.

 

Food Pantry Open

SCHAGHTICOKE The Food Pantry at the Hoosic Valley Community Church, 2024 Route 40 in Schaghticoke, will be open from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 19. The pantry is open on the third Saturday each month. Information: 753-6984.

 

Clothing, Bake Sale

WEST HEBRON The United Methodist Church on Route 30 in West Hebron will hold its annual Winter Clothing and Bake Sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 19. Winter coats, a Christmas table, tag and bake sales (homemade pies, cakes and breads) will be featured and everyone will be welcome.

 

Craft/Vendor Fair

EAGLE BRIDGE The Eagle Bridge Methodist Church on Route 67 invites everyone to a Craft and Vendor Fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 19. Information/vendor space at $15 each: 686-9845, or 677-3945.

 

Quilters Meet

ARGYLE The Highland Quilters guild will meet at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Argyle Methodist Church. Bring your projects for show and tell. There also will be a class on making a jacket from a sweatshirt, with a fee of $5.

 

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.

 

Craft Fair

BENSON The Benson First Response organization will sponsor a Benson Community Craft Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Benson Village School. Handcrafted gifts, food items, holiday decorations, jewelry, art, and much more will be offered. Lunch will be available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., too. Information: Colleen Hoard at 537-3521.

 

Polar Plunge

LAKE GEORGE  Special Olympics New York will hold a “Polar Plunge” at noon on Saturday, Nov. 19 at Shepards Cove in Lake George Village. Participants who raise at least $50 can dive into Lake George, or watch from a preferred viewing area dubbed the “Chicken Coop.” Information: http://polarplungeny.org, email khorton@nyso.org, or call 800-836-6976.

 

Local Veterans

SCHUYLERVILLE Heritage Hunters of Saratoga County will meet at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Town of Saratoga Town Hall, corner of routes 4 and 29 in Schuylerville. Saratogian reporter Paul Post will discuss his third book, “Soldiers of Saratoga County: From Concord to Kabul,” about local veterans from the American Revolution to Iraq and Afghanistan. Free and open to all. Information: 587-2978.

 

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.

 

Game Supper

TINMOUTH The Tinmouth Volunteer Fire Dept. will host its 42nd Annual Tinmouth Game Supper at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 19, at the firehouse. The menu will include venison and moose sauerbraten, game cornbread chili, marinated roasts of venison and moose, chicken and biscuits, and more. Eat in or take out, and the cost for this all-you-can-eat feast will be $15 for adults, $10 children, and free age 5 and younger.

 

Roast Beef

MIDDLE FALLS Everyone is invited to a Roast Beef Dinner from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Middle Falls Fire Dept. Cost: $15, with proceeds benefiting Luke Perkins’ medical expenses. There also will be an auction and music by a deejay. Information: Greg at 376-5263, Ronnie at 788-0746, or Charlie at 692-7568.

 

Auction, Crafts

CAMBRIDGE The Cambridge Area Shrine Club will host its First Annual Oriental Shriners Silent Auction and Craft Fair from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Cambridge Valley Masonic Lodge on Route 372. Baskets will be auctioned and local artists and crafters will offer a variety of items. Homemade soups and chili will be for sale and all in attendance will receive a free dessert. Proceeds will benefit the Oriental Shrine Center at the Shriner’s Children’s Orthopedic Hospital in Springfield, Mass. Information: Tim or Shelly Grogan at 692-9672.

 

Pancake Supper

ARGYLE The Argyle American Legion on Route 40, Sheridan Street, invites everyone to an all-you-can-eat Pancake Supper from 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 19. Cost: $6 adults; $3 children. Information: Gary Gilchrist at 638-8603.

 

Roast Pork

FAIR HAVEN The Fair Haven United Methodist Church invites everyone to a Roast Pork Supper from 5 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 19. Cost: $10 adults; $4 children; free age 4 and younger.

 

GMC Potluck

RUTLAND The Killington Section of the Green Mountain Club will hold a Fall Potluck in celebration of its 100th anniversary at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall on Hillside Road in Rutland City. Everyone will be welcome. Bring a dish to share and your place setting. Information: Sue Thomas at 773-2185.

 

Dinner, Hymn Sing

HEBRON The East Hebron United Presbyterian Church on Route 22 in Hebron invites everyone to a Thanksgiving Hymn Sing and free Ham Dinner on Saturday, Nov. 19. The dinner will be served at 6 p.m. and the sing, featuring songs of the old country church, will follow at 7 p.m. Information: 518-642-2672.

 

Bela Fleck

RUTLAND The original Bela Fleck & The Flecktones will perform in concert at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Paramount Theatre on Center Street in Rutland. Cost: $36.50 to $56.50. Information/tickets: 802-775-0903, or www.paramountlive.org.

 

Cabaret

SALEM Singers/dancers Rob and Rosie Spring will tell their career stories in “Brushes with Greatness” at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 19, 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 20

 

Buffet Breakfast

GREENWICH Elks Lodge 2223 on Route 40S in Greenwich invites everyone to a Sunday Buffet Breakfast from 8:30 to 11 a.m. on Nov. 20. Omelets, pancakes and more will be served at $6 per person, $5 senior citizens, and $4 children. This buffet is served on the third Sunday each month, with few exceptions.

 

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

 

Potluck Supper

HEBRON Everyone is invited to a Potluck Supper at 6 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 21, at the East Hebron United Presbyterian Church on Route 22 in Hebron. Bring a dish to share to this event that will be held on the third Monday each month. Information: 518-854-7017, or 854-7716.

 

Parenting Class

FORT EDWARD Cornell Cooperative Extension will offer a two-part Parenting Class from 6 to 9 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 21 and 22, in the Fort Edward area. This class, for separating and divorcing parents, will help parents understand the impact of divorce on their children and how they can help children through the transition. Cost: $30 (scholarships available if eligible). Information/registration: 518-746-2560, or toll-free at 1-800-548-0881.

 

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

 

Bake Sale

SALEM The Salem Volunteer Fire Dept. Support Group will hold a Pre-Thanksgiving Bake Sale at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 22, at Proudfit Hall in Salem. Proceeds will go toward the building of a new firehouse. Information/to donate baked goods for this sale: Jennifer Wever at 518-854-7692.

 

Licensing Course

HOOSICK FALLS The Northeast New York Safety and Health Council will offer a Pre-Licensing Course at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 22, at the Hoosick Falls Health Center, 21 Danforth Street. Cost: $40. Pre-registration is required with Marla Nowak at 518-686-4854.

 

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.

 

Thursday November 24

 

5K Run/Walk

GLENS FALLS The James P. Hinchliffe 5K Run/Walk for ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) will be held on Thursday, Nov. 24. Registration will be from 7 to 8:15 a.m. at Momument Square, 333 Glen Street in Glens Falls, with the run/walk at 8:30 a.m. Entry fees: $15 adults in advance; $12 age 18 and younger in advance; $20 race day. Information: Email jph.als5k@gmail.com.

 

Thanksgiving Dinner

POULTNEY A free Thanksgiving Dinner will be served for those without a place to go on Thanksgiving Day from noon to 3 p.m. on Nov. 24 at Café Dale on Main Street in Poultney. Owners Dale and Pat Sullivan are serving this meal to thank the community for supporting their business during the past two years. They will close the business on Dec. 1 to pursue another opportunity. If you know of anyone without a place to go on Nov. 24, call 802-287-1161.

 

Thanksgiving Dinner

ARGYLE The free 18th Annual Thanksgiving Community Dinner will be served from 12:30 to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 24, at the Argyle Firehouse. Also, dinners will be delivered to homebound people by calling Joan by Wednesday, Nov. 23, at 638-8507. Volunteers are needed, too, for help in the kitchen and to deliver meals on Nov. 24; call Betsy at 638-8683. Also needed are homemade pies and canned goods; call Kaaren at 638-8667.

 

Thanksgiving Dinner

WHITEHALL A free Eighth Annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner will be served from 1 to 3 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 24, at the Whitehall United Methodist Church, 56 Greenmount Cemetery Lane in Whitehall. Also, dinners will be delivered to those who are physically unable to attend dinner at the church; call Maxine Willis at 518-499-1565, or leave a message at the church, 499-0851. Monetary donations in support of this event may be sent payable to Companions in Christ Fellowship Committee, Whitehall United Methodist Church, 56 Greenmount Cemetery Lane, Whitehall, N.Y. 12887.

 

Friday November 25

 

Art Exhibits

BENNINGTON The Bennington Center for the Arts, Route 9 West at Gypsy Lane, has three exhibitions running through Friday, Dec. 18: Small Works, Impressions of New England, and The Laumeister Fine Art Competition. All of the works are for sale. Also on view is a portion of the permanent collection, “The People of Turtle Island,” including paintings, bronzes, kachinas, pots, and Navajo rugs of and by Native Americans. Information: 802-442-7158, or www.thebennington.com.

 

Country Boutique

BONDVILLE The Mountain School at Winhall will hold its 17th Annual Christmas in the Country Boutique and Artisan Craft Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 25 and 26, at the school, one mile north of the Stratton Mountain access road on Route 30 in Bondville. Fine home accessories, pillows, hooked rugs, pure soy candles, handcrafted chocolates, and much more will be offered. Santa will visit and there’ll be hayrides, soup, gift wrapping, and more. Information/vendor space: Kim-Scott Miller at 802-297-2662, or www.themountainschool.org.

 

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.

 

Saturday November 26

 

Basket Party

WHITEHALL Skene Manor’s annual Basket Party will be held on Saturday, Nov. 26, at Whitehall High School. Doors will open at 11 a.m. with drawings starting at 1 p.m. Admission tickets, $5; additional tickets $2. To donate baskets, cookies or sandwiches, or your time to help, call Jean Vladyka at 499-0913, Joan LaCroix at 499-1022, or Skene Manor at 499-1906.

 

Irish Dinner

WHITEHALL Skene Manor in Whitehall will host “A Touch of Ireland” dinner at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 26. Irish appetizers and a beverage will be served, followed by Dublin coddle soup and a corned beef/ham and cabbage dinner. Cost/reservations: 518-499-1906, 499-2053, or 747-3735.

 

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.

 

Tuesday November 29

 

Vets’ Benefit

BENNINGTON In honor of all veterans, the AARP Driver Safety Program will offer the program for free to all veterans and their spouses at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 29, at the Dorset Congregational Church (bring a sandwich for a lunch break). Register with Frank at 802-287-4308. Arrive early to fill out some paperwork and bring proof of your being a veteran or veteran’s spouse.

 

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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