Community Calendar 12/22/11

 

Thursday December 22

 

Art Camps

MANCHESTER The Southern Vermont Arts Center off West Road in Manchester is accepting registrations for its Christmas Break Art Camps that will run Monday through Friday, Dec. 26 to 30. Sessions for ages 4 to 7 and 7 to 12 will run from 9:30 a.m. to noon while sessions for ages 7 to 12 will run from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Information/registration: Stacy Gates at 802-362-1405, Ext. 32.

 

Meal at School

HARTFORD The senior class of 2012 will serve a Dime-a-Dip Meal from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 22, at the Hartford Central School. Everyone is invited.

 

Friday December 23

 

Art Classes

MANCHESTER Equinox Village at 49 Maple Street in Manchester is accepting registrations for a series of new Art Classes with local artist and art teacher Tony Conner. The first class will begin on Thursday, Jan. 5, and the series of classes will run through June, 2012, covering a broad range of skills and techniques. Information/registration: Kylee at 802-362-4061, or http://tonyconner.com/classes-workshops/.

 

Saratoga Calendars

SARATOGA The 2012 Town of Saratoga Calendars are available and they make great stocking stuffers. Included are photographs of the villages of Schuylerville and Victory and surrounding areas in days gone by, along with historical tidbits. Cost: $5. Purchase yours at Old Saratoga Books and Byron’s Market on Broad Street, the town clerk’s office, and Saratoga Apple on Spring Street. In Victory, calendars are available at the Victory Village Emporium. Information/to have a calendar mailed to you: Pat Peck at 584-4129.

 

Hildene Christmas

MANCHESTER Hildene, the Lincoln Family Home in Manchester, invites everyone to experience Christmas Eve, circa 1912. Candlelit windows, winterberries, greenery, and the family tree, along with holiday music from Robert Lincoln’s collection, will be featured. Be sure to visit the 1903 Pullman Palace car, too, the Rowland Agricultural Center, and the cheese making facility at Hildene Farm. Admission: $16 adults; $5 ages 6 to 14; free members, volunteers and age 5 and younger. Information: 802-362-1788, or email info@hildene.org.

 

Story Time

POULTNEY The Poultney Public Library at 205 Main Street will offer free Story Time for Toddlers through age 5 at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 23. Information/registration: 802-287-5556.

 

Wings, Drawing

GRANVILLE Wings Night will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 23, at the American Legion Hall on Columbus Street in Granville. Cost: $5 per dozen wings (hot, mild or barbecue). And, a Queen of Hearts drawing at more than $2,400 will be held at 6 p.m. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Holiday Tournament

WHITEHALL The Whitehall boys basketball team will host their annual Holiday Tournament on Friday, Dec. 23 and Monday, Dec. 26 at Whitehall High School. Fair Haven and Poultney will play at 6 p.m. on Friday and Whitehall and Fort Edward will play at 7:30 p.m. The consolation game will begin at 6 p.m. on Monday and the Championship game at 7:30 p.m. Junior varsity teams will follow the same format and will play at 3 and 4:30 p.m.

 

Sunday December 25

 

Christmas Breakfast

GLENS FALLS Christ Church Methodist at 54 Bay Street in Glens Falls invites everyone to its Fourth Annual Community Christmas Breakfast from 9 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 25. Doors will open at 8:30 a.m. and Al and Kathy Bain, along with Ray Agnew, will perform seasonal music. Information: www.christmasbreakfast.net.

 

Monday December 26

 

Snowshoe Race

BENNINGTON The Battenkill Valley Runners will host a Snowshoe Race along a three-mile nature trail around Adams Reservoir at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 26. The race will start just inside the gate of Woodford State Park on Route 9, about 10 miles east of Bennington. Dion racing snowshoes that snap onto your running shoes will be available to rent. A full meal will be served following the race. Entry form: www.bkvr.org. Information: Jack Quinn at 802-375-9655.

 

Tuesday Dec. 27

 

H.S. Basketball

GRANVILLE The Granville American Legion will host High School Basketball… featuring the Granville Golden Horde, Mount Saint Joseph’s Academy, the Hadley-Luzerne Eagles, and the Fort Ann Cardinals…on Tuesday and Wednesday, Dec. 27 and 28. Play will begin at 6 p.m. at Granville High School, 58 Quaker St. Admission: $3 adults; $1 students; $1 admission to all junior varsity games. Information: 518-642-1051.

 

Wednesday December 28

 

Poultney at Phantoms

POULTNEY Wednesday Dec. 28 is the deadline to get tickets for a “Town of Poultney Family Night with the Phantoms” that will be held during the 7 p.m. Phantoms vs. Portland ice hockey game on Friday, Dec. 30, at the Glens Falls Civic Center. Cost: $8 adults; $6 children and students. Information/tickets: Tammy Moyer at 802-287-5212, or Jonas Rosenthal at 287-9751.

 

Children’s Activity

MANCHESTER Two-time Parents Choice Award-winning artist Roger Tincknell will lead children in singing, dancing, playing rhythm instruments, songs in Spanish, and more at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 28, at the Mark Skinner Library in Manchester. Free and open to all families; children must be accompanied by adult caregivers. Information: 802-362-2607.

 

Health Clinic

RUTLAND AREA The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice will offer a Blood Pressure and Foot Care Clinic at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 28, at the Godnick Adult Center in Rutland. Cost: $2 blood pressure; $5 foot care. Information: 802-775-0568.

 

Pre-Licensing Program

HOOSICK FALLS The Northeast New York Safety and Health Council will offer a Pre-Licensing Course for prospective drivers at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 28, at the Hoosick Falls Health Center, 21 Danforth Street. Cost: $40. Pre-registration is required with Marla Nowak at 518-686-4854.

 

Winter Birds

WELLS The Wells Village Library on the green will host a free Winter Birds program for children ages 4 to 12 from 3:30 to 4:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 28. Hear stories about winter birds, enjoy an ice cream cone, and make a nutty cone to take for the winter birds around your home. There are no bathroom facilities at the library. Information/registration: 802-645-0611.

 

Thursday December 29

 

Call to Artists

CAMBRIDGE Artists in all media are invited to submit works for the jurying process from Thursday, Dec. 29, through Saturday, Jan. 2, 2012, to participate in the January/February 2012 juried exhibition at the Valley Artisans Market’s Small Gallery, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. The theme will be “Reflection.” Information: 518-677-2765.

 

Soccer Registration

HOOSICK FALLS Registration is now open for the Hoosick Falls Soccer Club. Travel team registration (for ages 10-18) deadline is Jan. 1. For information, call Steve Hinchliffe at 518-488-4386. Registration deadline for in-house programs for children pre-K through sixth grade is April 1. For more information about this program, call Paul Dunham at 518-753-7690. See www.hoosickfallssoccer.org for general information.

 

Knitting Group

ARGYLE The Argyle Free Library will host an open Knitting Group from 2 to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 29. Beginner and experienced knitters will be welcome.

 

Saturday December 31

 

Holiday Breakfast

POULTNEY A free Holiday Community Breakfast will be served from 8 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 31, at the Episcopal Ministry Center, 84 Church Street in Poultney. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Sing-Along

ARLINGTON The Eighth Annual Community-Wide Messiah Sing-Along will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 31, at St. James Episcopal Church on Route 7A in Arlington. Singers of all levels and abilities are encouraged to participate. A limited number of copies of the score will be available; bring your own if you have one.  This event will be in memory of Dr. Oakley Frost who passed away this year. Information: 802-442-4414, or www.stjamesarlingtonvt.org.

 

New Year’s Concerts

MANCHESTER The Manchester Music Festival Strings will present two concerts on Saturday, Dec. 31, at the First Congregational Church in Manchester. A family concert will begin at 4 p.m., with tickets at $10 for adults, free for age 18 and younger. The full program concert will be at 6 p.m., followed by chocolates and bubbly. Cost: $27 adults; $10 students with ID. Tickets are available at www.mmfvt.org, the Northshire Bookstore, and will be sold at the door.

 

5K Run

SARATOGA SPRINGS Saratoga Arts will host the 14th Annual First Night Saratoga 5K Run at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 31. This run will be on a USA Track and Field-certified course, starting and finishing at Skidmore College. Advance registration fee: $30 (no race day registration). Registration: www.saratoga-arts.org. Information: 584-4132, Ext. 207.

 

Sunday January 1, 2012

 

Public Skating

LAKE GEORGE Open Freestyle and Public Skating will be held January 1 through 31 at the Lake George Forum. Information/cost: 518-668-2200, or www.lakegeorgeforum.net.

 

Polar Plunge

LAKE GEORGE A free New Year’s Day Polar Plunge Swim will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 1, at Shepard Park in Lake George Village. Register at Duffy’s. Information: 518-240-0809, or www.lakegeorgewintercarnival.com.

 

Tuesday January 3

 

Poultney Legion

POULTNEY American Legion Post 39 at 689 Granville Street in Poultney will hold meetings as follows: Ladies Auxiliary 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 3; Sons of the America Legion 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 5; and regular Legion meeting 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 12. Information: 802-287-5229.

 

Wednesday January 4

 

Potluck Luncheon

SCHUYLERVILLE The Olde Saratoga Seniors group will begin the new year with a Potluck Luncheon at noon on Wednesday, Jan. 4, at the Schuylerville Town Hall. Guests will be welcome. Information: Jim Young at 747-9213.

 

Classic Film Talk

RUTLAND The Vermont Humanities Council will present film expert Rick Winston with a talk titled, “What Makes a Classic Film?” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 4, at the Rutland Free Library, 10 Court Street. Free and open to all. Information: Library at 802-773-1860, or Humanities Council at 802-262-2626.

 

Auditions

GLENS FALLS The Glens Falls Community Theatre group will hold a general production meeting at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 4, for its March, 2012, production of “Murder at the TonyLou Awards.” Auditions will follow at 7 p.m. on Jan. 5. Both activities will be held at the Queensbury Hotel, Maple and Ridge streets in Glens Falls. Information/scripts: Bob Myers at 518-320-2886, or email itsndahole@yahoo.com.

 

Model Railroaders

GLENS FALLS The Upstate Model Railroaders will host free Open House events from 7 to 10 p.m. on Sundays, Jan. 4 through 25, in Glens Falls. Information/location: www.upstatemodelrailroaders.com.

 

Thursday January 5

 

Story Time

WELLS The Wells Village Library on the green will offer a Little Listeners Story Time for children ages 3 to 5 from 10:30 to 11 a.m. on Thursdays, Jan. 5, 12 and 19, and Feb. 2, 9 and 16. Stories, rhythms, songs and craft activities will be featured. Children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Information/registration: 802-645-0611.

 

Legion Auxiliary

FAIR HAVEN American Legion Auxiliary Unit 49 will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 5, 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.

 

Friday January 6

 

Bridal Weekend

LAKE GEORGE A free Bridal Weekend will be held Friday through Sunday, Jan. 6 to 8, at the Dunham’s Bay Resort in Lake George. Plan your day with the area’s leading professionals. Information/times: 518-792-6092, or www.adkwc.com.

 

Softball Showcase

QUEENSBURY A free 16 and under/18 and under College Softball Showcase will be held on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 6 and 7, at the Adirondack Sports Complex/The Dome in Queensbury. Information: 518-743-1086, or www.adksc.com.

 

Thrift Shop Open

ARGYLE The Argyle Methodist Church Thrift Shop will be open from 2 to 5 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 6, and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday the seventh. 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 Friday, Jan. 6. This meal is served each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-2482.

 

Pizza at Elks

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

 

Friday Bingo

WHITEHALL Elks Lodge 1491 at 5 Elks Way in Whitehall will host Friday Night Bingo at 7 p.m. on Jan. 6. Featured will be a $500 jackpot special. This bingo is held each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-1491.

 

Saturday January 7

 

Flea Market

HUDSON FALLS A Flea Market will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 7,

and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday the eighth, 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. 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, Jan. 7, at the Hoosick Falls Health Center, 21 Danforth Street. Ask about saving on your car insurance and taking points off your driver’s license. Information/registration: Marla Nowak at 518-686-4854.

 

Farmers’ Market

GLENS FALLS The Winter Farmer’s Market will be open from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturdays from Jan. 7 through 28 at Christ Church United Methodist in Glens Falls. Information: 518-792-0438, or www.gffma.com.

 

Lawn Sale

CASTLETON Circle of Hope K9 Rescue will hold an Indoor Lawn Sale from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 7, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday the eighth, at American Legion Post 50 on Route 4A in Castleton. Donated items for this sale can be dropped off at 1991 Main Street and at Kinney Drugs in Castleton, and at the State Line Flea Market in Whitehall. Items also may be dropped off at the American Legion Post in Castleton beginning at 6 p.m. on Jan. 6. Information: 802-468-5298.

 

Show at Wood

GLENS FALLS The Pendragon Theater will stage “To Kill a Mockingbird” at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 7, at the Charles R. Wood Theater in Glens Falls. Information/tickets: 518-874-0800, or www.woodtheater.org.

 

Sunday January 8

 

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, Jan. 8, 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, Jan. 8. Cost: $7 adults; $3.50 children. This breakfast is held on the second Sunday each month, with few exceptions. Information: 802-265-7983.

 

“Souper Supper”

VALLEY FALLS The Valley Falls United Methodist Church at 16 State Street invites everyone to a “Super Souper Supper” from 4:30 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 8. A variety of soups, bread, muffins, drinks and dessert will be served. Cost: $6, free age 5 and younger. Information/tickets: 753-6053, 753-6028, or www.valleyfallsunitedmethodist.com. Tickets also will be sold at the door.

 

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 Jan. 8. Information: 686-4982.

 

Monday January 9

 

Overeaters Meeting

GREENWICH Overeaters Anonymous will meet at 10 a.m. on Monday, Jan 9, in the back of the red brick house attached to St. Joseph’s Church on Hill Street in Greenwich. This group meets each Monday at 10 a.m. and offered is physical, emotional, and spiritual recovery for those suffering from compulsive eating, bulimia and anorexia. Free.

 

Race Meeting

ARLINGTON The Battenkill Valley Runners’ annual race directors meeting will be held at 6 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 9, at the Arlington Community House on Route 7A. A representative from your race must be present, no exceptions. Discussed will be sponsors, publicity, outreach to runners, and more. Nonprofit organizations interested in learning about fundraising through foot races should call Jack Quinn at 802-375-9655, email jack.quinn99@gmail.com.

 

Arthritis Support

RUTLAND The Rheumatoid Arthritis Support Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 9, in the RSVP/FGP/One-2-One office on the first floor at 6 Court Street in Rutland. Share stories, suggest strategies and tips for dealing with rheumatoid arthritis, and listen to speakers with disease management advice. Information: Nan at 802-775-8220, Ext. 101, or email nmhart14@aol.com.

 

Chorus Practice

RUTLAND The Rutland Curbstone Chorus will meet for practice at 7 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 9, 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 Monday, Jan. 9. This bingo is held each Monday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-677-8069.

 

Tuesday January 10

 

Recital at FHUHS

FAIR HAVEN The Fair Haven Union High School Piano and Guitar Recital will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 10 (snow date Jan. 11), at the school. Everyone will be welcome.

 

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, Jan. 10. 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 January 13

 

Girls Hockey

GLENS FALLS The Winter Classic Girls Hockey Tournament will be held Friday through Monday, Jan. 13 to 16, in Glens Falls and Lake George. More than 40 teams from the Northeast and Canada will compete in four age divisions. Free. Information/times: www.adirondacknorthstars.com.

 

Winter Gala

GLENS FALLS The Adirondack Theatre Festival will hold its Winter Gala at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 13, at the Charles R. Wood Theater in Glens Falls. Information/cost: 518-874-0800, or www.woodtheater.org.

 

Saturday January 14

 

Teen Softball

QUEENSBURY Winter Blast Teen Softball Tournaments will be held at 8 a.m. on Saturdays and Sundays, Jan. 14 through 29, at the Adirondack Sports Complex/The Dome in Queensbury. Free. Information: 518-743-1086, or www.adksc.com.

 

Art Reception

CAMBRIDGE Everyone is invited to an opening reception from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 14, for a juried exhibition titled, “Reflection,” at the Valley Artisans Market’s Small Gallery, 25 E. Main Street, Route 372, in Cambridge. This exhibition will run through February. Information: 518-677-2765.

 

Demo Ride

GRANVILLE The Birch Hill Farm at 7507 Route 22 in Granville will hold an Open House from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 14. Meet Emily Embree the new instructor/trainer and watch a demo ride. Information: 518-642-9557.

 

Wine Tasting

LAKE GEORGE A free “Spice Up Your Winter Wine Tasting” event will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 14, and 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday the 15th, at Adirondack Winery in Lake George Village. Spiced mulled wines paired with sweet treats will be served. Information: 518-668-9463, or www.adirondackwinery.com.

 

Dinner, Movie

MOREAU A benefit Spaghetti Dinner will be held from 4 to 6 p.m., and a Family Movie Night from 7 to 9 p.m., on Saturday, Jan. 14, at the Moreau Community Center. Dinner cost: $8 in advance; $10 at the door; $4 age 4 and younger. Movie cost: $5; $15 families of three or more. Proceeds will benefit Megan Blake for her participation in the People-to-People Student Ambassador Program. Popcorn and beverages will be sold and you can bring a sleeping bag. Children must be accompanied by adults. There also will be free giveaways and raffles from 4 to 6 p.m.

 

Sunday January 15

 

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 Jan. 15. Omelets, pancakes and more will be served at $6 per person, $5 senior citizens, and $4 children.

 

Family Day

GLENS FALLS A free Family Discovery Day activity will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 15, at The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren Street in Glens Falls. Take a short tour and then create your own art masterpiece. Information: 518-792-1761, Ext. 17, or www.hydecollection.org.

 

Monday January 16

 

Potluck Supper

HEBRON Everyone is invited to a Potluck Supper at 6 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 16, 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.

 

Tuesday January 17

 

Free Skiing

NORTH CREEK Gore Mountain in North Creek will hold a “Take Your Daughter to Gore Week” from Tuesday, Jan. 17, through Sunday, Jan. 22. Daughters age 19 and younger will ski, ride and tube for free with a paying parent. Information: 518-251-2411, or www.goremountain.com.

 

Friday January 20

 

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 Friday, Jan. 20. This meal is served each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-2482.

 

Pizza at Elks

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

 

Friday Bingo

WHITEHALL Elks Lodge 1491 at 5 Elks Way in Whitehall will host Friday Night Bingo at 7 p.m. on Jan. 20. Featured will be a $500 jackpot special. This bingo is held each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-1491.

 

Saturday January 21

 

$1 Breakfast

FAIR HAVEN A Community Breakfast will be served from 8 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 21, at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, corner of N. Main and Allen streets in Fair Haven. Cost: $1; free age 14 and younger. This breakfast will be served on the third Saturday each month by the Episcopalians of the Slate Valley Region and everyone will be welcome.

 

Flea Market

HUDSON FALLS A Flea Market will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 21, and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 22, 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. Information/vendor space: 260-2807.

 

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, Jan. 21. The pantry is open on the third Saturday each month. Information: 753-6984.

 

Monday January 23

 

Legion Bingo

CAMBRIDGE American Legion Post 634 at 2106 Route 22 in Cambridge will host Monday Bingo at 7 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 23. This bingo is held each Monday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-677-8069.

 

Tuesday January 24

 

Sesame Street

GLENS FALLS “Sesame Street Live! 1-2-3 Imagine! With Elmo & Friends” will be presented at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 24, and 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25, at the Glens Falls Civic Center. Information/cost: 518-798-0202, or www.glensfallscc.com.

 

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, Jan. 24. 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 January 26

 

Book Group

WELLS The new author-of-the-month Book Discussion Group will meet from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 26, at the Wells Village Library on the green. Read a new book each month, play book games, and learn trivia about each author. Bring a beverage and a treat will be served. Visit the library for a copy of a book and to register. Information: 802-645-0611.

 

Friday January 27

 

Collin Raye

RUTLAND Collin Raye, a five-time nominee for country music’s Male Vocalist of the Year Award, will perform in concert at 8 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 27, at the Paramount Theater on Center Street in Rutland. Cost: $21.50 to $28.50. Information/tickets: 802-775-0903, or www.paramountlive.org.

 

Saturday January 28

 

$1 Breakfast

POULTNEY A Community Breakfast will be served from 8 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28, at the Poultney Methodist Church on Main Street. Cost: $1; free age 14 and younger. This breakfast will be served by Poultney community members on the last Saturday each month and everyone will be welcome.

 

La Musique Francaise

GREENWICH The Battenkill Chorale will present “La Musique Francaise” at 3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 28 and 29, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 35 Hill Street in Greenwich. The program will include the Durufle Requiem and motets by Poulenc, Faure and Messiaen. Cost: $15. Information/reservations: 518-692-8093, or email judith.kleinberg@yahoo.com.

Collin Raye

GLENS FALLS Collin Raye, a five-time nominee for country music’s Male Vocalist of the Year Award, will perform in concert at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28, at the Charles R. Wood Theater, 207 Glen Street in Glens Falls. Information/tickets: 518-874-0800, or www.woodtheater.org.

 

Sunday January 29

 

VSO Concert

RUTLAND The Vermont Symphony Orchestra will perform a “Monuments” concert at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 29, at the Paramount Theatre in Rutland. Tickets range from $9 for students to $29, available at 802-775-0903, or www.Paramountvt.org.

 

Wednesday February 1

 

Public Skating

LAKE GEORGE Open Freestyle and Public Skating will be held Feb. 1 through 28 at the Lake George Forum. Information/cost: 518-668-2200, or www.lakegeorgeforum.net.

 

Auditions

WEST PAWLET Auditions for Mettawee Mania 2012, A Talent Extravaganza, will be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 1, at the Mettawee Community School on Route 153 in West Pawlet. Singers, dancers, musicians, comedians, and other acts are needed. Information/audition appointment: Rod Hawkins at 802-325-3687. All acts using musical recordings should be prepared to leave a copy with Rod following the audition. The show is scheduled for 7 p.m. on March 10, with rehearsals on March 8 and 9.

 

Railroaders

GLENS FALLS The Upstate Model Railroaders group will host a free Open House from 7 to 10 p.m. on Wednesdays, Feb. 1 through 29, in Glens Falls. Information/location: www.upstatemodelrailroaders.com.

 

Thursday February 2

 

Story Time

WELLS The Wells Village Library on the green will continue its Little Listeners Story Time for children ages 3 to 5 from 10:30 to 11 a.m. on Thursdays, Feb. 2, 9 and 16. Stories, rhythms, songs and craft activities will be featured. Children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Information/registration: 802-645-0611.

 

Legion Auxiliary

FAIR HAVEN American Legion Auxiliary Unit 49 will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 2, 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.

 

Poultney Legion

POULTNEY Meetings will be held as follows at American Legion Post 39, 689 Granville Street in Poultney: Sons of the American Legion, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2; Ladies Auxiliary, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7; and regular Legion meeting, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9. Information: 802-287-5229.

 

Friday February 3

 

Book Sale

GLENS FALLS The Friends of the Crandall Library will hold a Book Sale Friday through Sunday, Feb. 3 to 5, at the library in Glens Falls. Hours will be 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, and 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Information: 518-792-6508, or www.crandalllibrary.org.

 

Thrift Shop Open

ARGYLE The Argyle Methodist Church Thrift Shop will be open from 2 to 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 3, and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 4. 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 Feb. 3. This meal is served each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-2482.

 

Pizza at Elks

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

 

Friday Bingo

WHITEHALL Elks Lodge 1491 at 5 Elks Way in Whitehall will host Friday Night Bingo at 7 p.m. on Feb. 3. Featured will be a $500 jackpot special. This bingo is held each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-1491.

 

Musical at Wood

GLENS FALLS The St. Mary’s/St. Alphonsus Community Musical will be staged at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 3 and 4, at the Charles R. Wood Theater, 207 Glen Street in Glens Falls. Students, parents, teachers, alumni and St. Mary’s community members will perform. Information/tickets: 518-874-0800, or www.woodtheater.org.

 

Saturday February 4

 

Teen Softball

QUEENSBURY Winter Blast Teen Softball Tournaments will be held at 8 a.m. on Saturdays and Sundays, Feb. 4 through 26, at the Adirondack Sports Complex/The Dome in Queensbury. Free. Information: 518-743-1086, or www.adksc.com.

 

Flea Market

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

and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 5, 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. Information/vendor space: 260-2807.

 

Winter Carnival

LAKE GEORGE The Lake George Winter Carnival, Weekend I, will be held on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 4 and 5, in Lake George Village. Featured will be a polar swim, cook-offs, races, children’s activities, a beach bonfire, and fireworks. Free admission. Information: 518-240-0809, or www.lakegeorgewintercarnival.com.

 

Farmers’ Market

GLENS FALLS The Winter Farmer’s Market will be open from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturdays from February 4 through 25 at Christ Church United Methodist in Glens Falls. Information: 518-792-0438, or www.gffma.com.

 

Sunday February 5

 

Snowshoe Races

SARATOGA SPRINGS The Saratoga Winterfest 5K Snowshoe Race will be held at 11 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 5, at Saratoga Spa State Park. And, the Camp Saratoga 8K Snowshoe Race will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 11, at the Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park. A limited supply of Dion snowshoes will be available for a $5 rental fee. Email Laura Clark at laura@saratogastryders.org to reserve them. Go to www.saratogastryders.org to download a race application, or register online at www.active.com.

 

Choirs Festival

GLENS FALLS A Festival of Choirs will be presented at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 5, at Glens Falls High School. Select choirs from area high schools will perform. Information/cost: 518-692-9460.

 

Monday February 6

 

Chorus Practice

RUTLAND The Rutland Curbstone Chorus will meet for practice at 7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 6, 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 Feb. 6. This bingo is held each Monday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-677-8069.

 

Tuesday February 7

 

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, Feb. 7. Cards go on sale at 5:30 p.m. and home-cooked meals and more will be available. Featured will be $1,000, $750, and $500 jackpots. This bingo is held each Tuesday, and the first Saturday each month, with few exceptions, and everyone will be welcome.

 

Sunday February 12

 

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, Feb. 12. Cost: $7 adults; $3.50 children. This breakfast is held on the second Sunday each month, with few exceptions. Information: 802-265-7983.

 

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 Feb. 12. 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.

 

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 Feb.17. This meal is served each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-2482.

 

Pizza at Elks

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

 

Friday Bingo

WHITEHALL Elks Lodge 1491 at 5 Elks Way in Whitehall will host Friday Night Bingo at 7 p.m. on Feb. 17. Featured will be a $500 jackpot special. This bingo is held each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-1491.

 

American Song

GLENS FALLS Richard Glazier will salute American popular song, “From Gershwin to Garland,” at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 17 and 18, at the Charles R. Wood Theater, 207 Glen Street in Glens Falls. This show will include a special tribute to Glens Falls musician, arranger and instructor Maurice Whitney. Information/tickets: 518-874-0800, or www.woodtheater.org.

 

Saturday February 18

 

$1 Breakfast

FAIR HAVEN A Community Breakfast will be served from 8 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 18, at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, corner of N. Main and Allen streets in Fair Haven. Cost: $1; free age 14 and younger. This breakfast will be served on the third Saturday each month by the Episcopalians of the Slate Valley Region and everyone will be welcome.

 

Flea Market

HUDSON FALLS A Flea Market will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 18, and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 19, 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. Information/vendor space: 260-2807.

 

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, Feb. 18. The pantry is open on the third Saturday each month. Information: 753-6984.

 

Farmers’ Market

GLENS FALLS The Winter Farmer’s Market will be open from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday February 18 and 25 at Christ Church United Methodist in Glens Falls. Information: 518-792-0438, or www.gffma.com.

 

Whitehall Festival

WHITEHALL The 2012 Whitehall Winter Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 18, at Skenesborough Harbor Park. Featured will be the Penguin Dip and many other popular activities. Information: Marge Mohn at 518-499-2435.

 

Sunday February 19

 

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 Feb. 19. Omelets, pancakes and more will be served at $6 per person, $5 senior citizens, and $4 children.

 

Monday February 20

 

Potluck Supper

HEBRON Everyone is invited to a Potluck Supper at 6 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 20, 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.

 

Legion Bingo

CAMBRIDGE American Legion Post 634 at 2106 Route 22 in Cambridge will host Monday Bingo at 7 p.m. on Feb. 20. This bingo is held each Monday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-677-8069.

 

Tuesday February 21

 

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, Feb. 21. Cards go on sale at 5:30 p.m. and home-cooked meals and more will be available. Featured will be $1,000, $750, and $500 jackpots. This bingo is held each Tuesday, and the first Saturday each month, with few exceptions, and everyone will be welcome.

 

Saturday February 25

 

$1 Breakfast

POULTNEY A Community Breakfast will be served from 8 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 25, at the Poultney Methodist Church on Main Street. Cost: $1; free age 14 and younger. This breakfast will be served by Poultney community members on the last Saturday each month and everyone will be welcome.

 

Sunday March 11

 

VSO Concert

RUTLAND The Vermont Symphony Orchestra will perform a “Heroes” concert at 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 11, at the Paramount Theatre in Rutland. Tickets range from $9 for students to $29, available at 802-775-0903, or www.Paramountvt.org.

 

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 March 11. Information: 686-4982.

 

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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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