Community Calendar 1/5/12

 

Thursday January 5

 

Drawing Classes

MANCHESTER Learn to draw with artist Tony Conner on from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Thursdays in January at Equinox Village in Manchester. Cost is 50 for four classes. Information: 802-362-4061 or www.http://tonyconner.com/classes-workshops/.

 

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.

 

Benefit Dinner

WHITEHALL Whitehall Elks Lodge 1491 will host a benefit Spaghetti and Dinner from 4 to 6 p.m. on Jan. 5 at the lodge on Williams Street in Whitehall. Proceeds from the dinner will benefit Codie Bascue, who will compete at the first ever Youth Olympic Winter Games in Austria Jan. 13-22 in the two-man bobsled event.

 

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

 

New Computers

SCHAGHTICOKE The Diver Memorial Library at 136 Main Street in Schaghticoke invites everyone to come see the library’s new computers. Surf the Internet, create documents, presentations and spread sheets using Microsoft Office Suite 2010 software. Free wi-fi, too, for visitors with laptops, netbooks, etc. Information: 518-753-4344, or email info@diverlibrary.org.

 

Computer Class

SALEM Registrations are being accepted for a “Basic Computer Skills for the Computer-Intimidated” class with instructor Terri Kelley that will run from 10 a.m. to noon on Wednesdays from Jan. 18 through Feb. 22 at the Historic Salem Courthouse. Topics will include the Internet, social networking, email, photo sharing, and more. Participants need to bring a laptop computer. Cost: $75; $65 members. Information/registration: 518-854-7053, or email HSCPA@salemcourthouse.org.

 

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.

 

Health Clinics

RUTLAND AREA The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice will offer Blood Pressure and Foot Care Clinics at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 6, at the Young-at-Heart Senior Center in Poultney, and 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 9, at the Forestdale Senior Center in Brandon.  Cost: $2 blood pressure; $5 foot care. Information: 802-775-0568.

 

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.

 

Chair Yoga

MANCHESTER Weekly yoga classes will be taught by instructor Ali Wassick at 3 p.m. on Fridays starting Jan. 6 at Equinox Village in Manchester. Learn to breathe, relax, and be present. Information and prices: 802-558-7764.

 

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.

 

First Friday

GRANVILLE The Pember Library and Museum 33 W. Main St. and the Slate Valley Museum 17 Water St. open their doors for the first ‘First Friday’ event of the new year Friday, Jan. 6 from 7 to 9 p.m. Featuring the work of North Granville artists designer Annette Lacroix and potter Victoria Whitney with refreshments by Red Bench Jams. For more information contact the Pember at 642-1515 or the Slate Valley at 642-1417.

 

 

Thrift Shop Open

HOOSICK FALLS Local Girl Scouts will staff the Thrift Shop on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 6 and 7, at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church on Main Street in Hoosick Falls (far right door when facing the church, floor 2). Hours will be 4 to 7 p.m. Friday and 9:30 a.m. to noon Saturday. Winter clothing for all ages at very reasonable prices will be offered, and you can fill a shopping bag provided by the shop for only $3. Cash only. Information: Joyce Brewer at 518-686-4942, or email GirlScoutsHoosick@gmail.com.

 

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.

 

Open Mic

CHITTENDEN An Open Mic event will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 6, at the Church of the Wildwood, 347 Holden Road in Chittenden. Soup, desserts and hot beverages will be available and you can come to entertain, listen or sing along. A portion of the free-will donations collected will benefit the Vt. Farm Disaster Relief Project. Information: 483-2234, or email dmartin@sover.net for a 10-minute spot.

 

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.

 

Fireside Stories

GRANVILLE The Pember Library will host Fireside Stories for children at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 7. The theme is “Glasses/Vision.” Information: 518-642-2525.

 

Tree Bonfire

CAMBRIDGE Cambridge Connects invites the community to its second annual Winter Outdoor party and Christmas Tree Bonfire from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 7 at the Robert Durrin Memorial Park, Ave. B in the Village of Cambridge. Village residents can leave their tree at the curb for pickup, and those outside the village can bring their tree to the site. Refreshments will be available. Information: Heather at 222-3171, or email cambridgeconnects@gmail.com.

 

Sunday Breakfast

BUSKIRK The Buskirk Volunteer Fire Dept. invites everyone to an all-you-can-eat Sunday Breakfast from 7:30 to 11 a.m. on Jan. 8 at the fire station, 2217 Buskirk-West Hoosick Road in Buskirk.

 

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.

 

Shearing Day

SCHUYLERVILLE Foster Sheep Farm will host a Shearing Day Open House from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 8, at the farm on 460 West River Rd, Schuylerville. Watch more than 70 sheep being shorn, as well as the wool being skirted and graded. Spinning, knitting, and weaving demonstrations as well. The shop will be open, with 10 percent of all yarn sales donated to the 3 bags full campaign. This event is free and open to the public. Information: 518-338-6679 or www.fostersheepfarm.com.

 

Drama Club Basket Party

WHITEHALL The Whitehall High School Drama Club will host their annual Basket Party Fundraiser on Sunday, Jan. 8. The doors for the basket party will open at noon and drawings will begin at 2 p.m. Admission costs $5 and additional tickets are available for $2. Proceeds from the event will benefit the drama club’s annual production. This year’s show, “Annie” will be performed at the end of the month.

 

Fiddling Session

SCHUYLERVILLE The Adirondack Fiddlers will host an “Old Tyme Fiddling” session from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 8, at the American Legion Hall on Clancy Street in Schuylerville. All fiddlers and the public will be welcome. Information: 518-274-6817.

 

Eugenics Talk

CASTLETON The Friends of the Castleton Free Library will host Dr. Jonathan Spiro, chairman of the History Dept. at Castleton State College, with a talk on “When Nature Was Supreme” at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 8, at the Lake House Pub & Grille on Route 30 in Castleton. This talk, part of the Science Pub series, will focus on the infamous eugenics movement of the first half of the 20th century. Free except for drinks. Information: 802-468-5125.

 

“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.

 

Spaghetti Dinner

GRANVILLE The Slate Valley Museum will host a fundraising Spaghetti Dinner from 5 to 8 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 9 at Bernardo’s Restaurant in Granville. Cost of the dinner is $5, which includes spaghetti, salad, and bread. Proceeds will help the museum continue its programming efforts. Either drop-in or reserve a time by calling the museum at 518-642-1417.

 

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.

 

Potluck Supper

EASTON The Easton Neighbors group will meet for a Potluck Supper at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 9, at the Easton Methodist Church on Route 40. All Easton residents, business people and friends will be welcome. Bring your table service, a beverage, and a dish to share.

 

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

 

Health Screenings

CAMBRIDGE The First Baptist Church, 20 West Main St., will host Life Line screenings for the risk of stroke and osteoporosis on Jan. 10. Screenings take approximately 60 to 90 minutes. To schedule an appointment, call 877-237-1287.

 

Women’s Health

GRANVILLE Washington County WIC will hold its monthly clinic from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 10, at the Baptist Church on Quaker Street in Granville.  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.

 

Seniors Meet

PAWLET The Haystack Hustler Seniors will meet at noon on Tuesday, Jan. 10, for a Potluck Lunch at the Pawlet Church. Holiday memories and New Year’s resolutions will be shared and program plans will be made for the new year such as speakers, trips, and more. Bring your ideas. Also, food will be collected for the Pawlet Food Shelf and there’ll be a 50/50 raffle. Information: Phyllis at 325-3196.

 

Roast Beef Dinner

WHITEHALL A Roast Beef Dinner will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 10 at Our Lady of Hope Parish Hall (corner of Skene and Wheeler Streets) in Whitehall. The cost of the meal is $9 and takeouts will be available; reservations are not required. Proceeds will benefit the Arts and Recreation Commission of Whitehall.

 

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.

 

Wednesday January 11

 

Women’s Club

CASTLETON  The GFWC Castleton Women’s Club will hold its first meeting of the New Year at noon on Jan. 11 at the Castleton State College Medical Chapel. Light lunch will be served; program commences at 1 p.m. with local artist Peter Huntoon, who will create a watercolor. All are welcome. Information: 802-273-2086.

 

Quilling Workshop

GRANVILLE Instructor Pat Oathout will teach quilling at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 11 at the Pember Library. Qulling is an art form that involves the use of strips of paper that are rolled, shaped and glued together to create decorative designs. Pre-registration is not required; materials will be provided. Information: 518-642-2525.

 

Democratic meeting

GRANVILLE The Granville Democratic Committee will hold its regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 11 at the Village of Granville Meeting Room, 51 Quaker St., across from Stewart’s. All Granville registered Democrats, especially newly registered ones, are invited to attend. Information: 518-642-8086.

 

Thursday January 12

 

Health Clinics

RUTLAND AREA The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice will offer Blood Pressure and Foot Care Clinics as follows: 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 12, Benson Heights, Benson; 12:30 p.m. Jan. 12, Castleton Meadows, Castleton; 9 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 18, Dorset Nursing Assn., Dorset; 9:30 a.m. Jan. 18, Sheldon Towers, Rutland; 11 a.m. Jan. 18, Linden Terrace, Rutland; 1:15 p.m. Jan. 18, The Meadows, Rutland (Meadows residents only); and 3:15 p.m. Jan. 18, The Gables, Rutland (Gables residents only). Cost: $2 blood pressure; $5 foot care. Information: 802-775-0568.

 

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.

 

Cane and Walker Workshop

MANCHESTER Register by Friday, Jan. 13 to attend a Cane and Walker Fitting Workshop at 11:45 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 16 at Equinox Village in Manchester. The workshop will be conducted by Physical Therapist John DiBlasio. To reserve a place, call Kylee at 802-362-4061.

 

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.

 

Harlem Superstars

POULTNEY All families are invited to attend a game between the Poultney All Stars and the Harlem Superstars, a comedic basketball team, at 7 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 13, at Poultney High School. Cost: $7 in advance (call 802-287-5861, stop by the school’s main office, or see any Poultney High School Athletic Leadership Council member); $8 at the door. Proceeds will benefit the Leadership Council.

 

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.

 

Live Critter

GRANVILLE A live Canada Lynx will be on exhibit at the Pember Museum on Saturday, Jan. 14 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. There is no admission charge to this special exhibition but donations will be kindly appreciated. Bernadette Hoffman, owner of the lynx and the museum’s educator will be on hand to provide information and answer questions about one of New York’s forgotten species. Contact the Pember Museum 642-1515.

 

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.

 

Rock Day

SCHUYLERVILLE Foster Sheep Farm, 460 West River Rd., Schuylerville, will host a “Rock Day” celebration from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 14. Rock Day is the traditional day that women returned to spinning after the Christmas holiday. There will be hourly door prizes and a spinning bee. All spinners and those interested in learning spinning are welcome. Information: 518-338-6679 or fostersheepfarm.com.

 

Fireside Stories

GRANVILLE The Pember Library will host Fireside Stories for children at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 14. The theme will be “Popcorn.” Information: 518-642-2525.

 

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.

 

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, Jan. 15, 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. A meeting will precede the dance from 1:30 to 2 p.m., and there’ll be a buffet at 3 p.m. (bring a dish to share). Information: Floyd at 747-6687, or Sandy at 638-9008.

 

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.

 

Thursday January 19

 

Health Clinics

RUTLAND AREA The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice will offer Blood Pressure and Foot Care Clinics as follows: 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, Maple Village, Rutland; 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25, Godnick Adult Center, Rutland; and 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, Community Center, North Clarendon. Cost: $2 blood pressure; $5 foot care. Information: 802-775-0568.

 

Art Opening

MANCHESTER Photographer George Bouret will be hosted at a reception at the Gallery at Equinox Village at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 19. All are welcome. Preview the artist’s work at www.bouretphotography.com.

 

Green Drinks

DORSET Environmental enthusiasts are welcome to attend “Green Drinks” at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 19 at the Dorset Inn, 8 Church St., Dorset. Enjoy drinks and conversation on topics including sustainable agriculture, climate change, local consumption, alternative energies, and more. Green Drinks is an informal group of community members who wish to engage in environmental issues broadly. Information: www.greendrinks.org or Green Drinks Manchester VT on Facebook.

 

Knitting Class

SALEM Learn how to knit a Zig Zag scarf with instructor Jane Gibson on Thursdays, Jan. 19-Feb. 9, from 6:45 to 9 p.m. at the Courthouse Community Center in Salem. Must have ability to knit and size 8 knitting needles. Stop in the Courthouse to see a sample scarf. To register: 518-854-7053 or email HSCPA@salemcourthouse.org.

 

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.

 

Sunday January 22

 

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

 

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

 

Seniors Meet

WEST PAWLET The Haystack Hustler Seniors will meet for lunch at noon on Tuesday, Jan. 24, at the Mettawee Community School on Route 153 in West Pawlet. The school’s students will share information about their activities during this event. Members are encouraged to invite a neighbor to come along to the lunch. Also, food will be collected for the Pawlet Food Shelf and there’ll be a 50/50 raffle. Information: Phyllis at 325-3196.

 

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.

 

Women’s Chorus

RUTLAND The Ladies’ Night Out Women’s Chorus will hold its first rehearsal of the new year from 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 24, at the Rutland Middle School’s Music Room. Twelve more rehearsals will follow before several performances in May. Singers must be able to carry a tune and blend their voices, and there’ll be a social time at each rehearsal. All interested singers are asked to call Lucy Tenenbaum at 802-775-8004, or email lucytune@sover.net, to confirm their placement in the choir.

 

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

 

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, Jan. 29, at the American Legion Post on Clancy Street in Schuylerville. Music will be provided by the Ole Time Country band. Cost: $5 adults; $2 ages 6 to 17; free 5 and younger. Information: Floyd at 747-6687, or Sandy at 638-9008.

 

 

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

 

Breakfast Buffet

CAMBRIDGE An all-you-can-eat Breakfast Buffet will be served from 8 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 5, at American Legion Post 634, 210 Route 22 in Cambridge. This breakfast is served on the first Sunday each month, with few exceptions, and

everyone will be welcome.

 

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.

 

Saturday February 11

 

Winter Carnival

LAKE GEORGE Weekend II of the Lake George Winter Carnival will be held on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 11 and 12, 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.

 

Wine Tasting

LAKE GEORGE A free Valentine’s Wine Tasting will be held from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 11, and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday the 12th, at the Adirondack Winery in Lake George Village. Couples will sample champagne, wines, cheeses, chocolates and more. Information: 518-668-9463, or www.adirondackwinery.com.

 

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.

 

Thursday February 16

 

Chad & Jeremy

GLENS FALLS Chad & Jeremy will perform a British Invasion Concert at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 16, at the Charles R. Wood Theater, 207 Glen Street in Glens Falls. Information/tickets: 518-874-0800, or www.woodtheater.org.

 

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 Pianist 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

 

Winter Carnival

LAKE GEORGE Weekend III of the Lake George Winter Carnival will be held on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 18 and 19, 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.

 

Ice Fishing Derby

QUEENSBURY The Lake George Chinga-Classic Ice Fishing Derby and Frozen Point Panfish Tournament will be held from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 18, at the YMCA Camp at Pilot Knob in Queensbury. Cash prizes will be awarded in four categories and there’ll be demonstrations. Information: 518-656-9462, Ext. 6660, or www.northeasticefishing.com.

 

$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.

 

Family Day

GLENS FALLS A free Family Discovery Day activity will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 19, 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 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.

 

Friday February 24

 

Dinner Theater

GLENS FALLS The Glens Falls Community Theatre will present a Murder Mystery Dinner Theater at 6 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 24 and 25, and 1 p.m. Sunday the 26th, at the Queensbury Hotel in Glens Falls. Information/tickets: 518-792-1740, or www.gfcommunitytheatre.org.

 

Saturday February 25

 

Winter Carnival

LAKE GEORGE Weekend IV of the Lake George Winter Carnival will be held on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 25 and 26, 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.

 

$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.

 

Thursday March 1

 

Public Skating

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

 

Friday March 2

 

Dinner Theater

GLENS FALLS The Glens Falls Community Theatre will present a Murder Mystery Dinner Theater at 6 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, March 2 and 3, March 9 and 10, and 1 p.m. Sunday March 4, at the Queensbury Hotel in Glens Falls. Information/tickets: 518-792-1740, or www.gfcommunitytheatre.org.

 

Saturday March 3

 

Teen Softball

QUEENSBURY Winter Blast Teen Softball Tournaments will be held at 8 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday, March 3 and 4, and March 10 and 11, at the Adirondack Sports Complex/The Dome in Queensbury. Free. Information: 518-743-1086, or www.adksc.com.

 

Farmers Market

GLENS FALLS The Winter Farmers’ Market will be open from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 3, 10, 24 and 31, at Christ Church United Methodist in Glens Falls. Information: 518-792-0438, or www.gffma.com.

 

Mini-Shredders

NORTH CREEK A free Mini-Shredders Jibfest Freetyle event will be held at noon on Saturday, March 3, at Gore Mountain in North Creek. For age 10 and younger. Information: 518-251-2411, or www.goremountain.com.

 

Sunday March 4

 

G.F. Symphony

GLENS FALLS The Glens Falls Symphony Orchestra will perform a concert titled, “Strings Tell Stories Side by Side,” at 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 4, at Glens Falls High School. The region’s young string players will sit side by side with the pros at this event. Information/tickets: 518-793-1348, or www.gfso.org.

 

Wednesday March 7

 

Railroaders

GLENS FALLS The Upstate Model Railroaders group will host a free Open House from 7 to 10 p.m. on Wednesdays, March 7 through 28, in Glens Falls. Information/location: www.upstatemodelrailroaders.com.

 

Girls Ice Hockey

GLENS FALLS The New York State Age 14 and Younger Tier II Girls Ice Hockey Championship Tournament will be held Friday through Sunday, March 9 to 11, in Glens Falls. Top state athletes will compete at various times. Free. Information/location: www.adirondacknorthstars.com.

 

Saturday March 10

 

Snowshoe Hike

LAKE GEORGE A free Winter Warm Up/Guided Snowshoe Hike will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 10, at the Berry Pond Preserve in Lake George. Featured will be family activities, a bonfire, hot chocolate and treats. Information: 518-644-9673, or www.lglc.org.

 

Music and Dance

GLENS FALLS The Tamburitzans of Duquesne University will perform at 8 p.m. on Saturday, March, 10, at the Charles R. Wood Theater, 207 Glen Street in Glens Falls. The Tamburitzans are America’s longest running, multicultural Eastern European, 32- member music and dance ensemble. Information/tickets: 518-874-0800, or www.woodtheater.org.

 

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.

 

Friday March 16

 

Boys Basketball

GLENS FALLS The NYSPHSAA Boys Basketball Tournament will be held Friday through Sunday, March 16 to 18, at the Glens Falls Civic Center. See tomorrow’s stars and top state teams compete. Information/tickets: 518-798-0202, or www.glensfallscc.com.

 

Children’s Troupe

GLENS FALLS The Adirondack Children’s Troupe Winter Production, featuring students in grades 3 through 12, will be staged Friday through Sunday, March 16 to 18, at the Charles R. Wood Theater, 207 Glen Street in Glens Falls. Show times will be 7 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Information/tickets: 518-874-0800, or www.adirondackchildrenstroupe.org.

 

Sunday March 18

 

Family Day

GLENS FALLS A free Family Discovery Day activity will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 18, 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 March 19

 

Free Skiing

NORTH CREEK Gore Mountain in North Creek will hold a “Take Your Son to Gore Week” beginning at 8:30 a.m. Monday through Sunday, March 19 to 25. Sons age 19 and younger will ski, ride and tube for free with a paying parent. Information: 518-251-2411, or www.goremountain.com.

 

Saturday March 24

 

Farmers Market

GLENS FALLS The Winter Farmers’ Market will be open from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 24 and 31, at Christ Church United Methodist in Glens Falls. Information: 518-792-0438, or www.gffma.com.

 

Sunday March 25

 

Shamrock Shuffle

GLENS FALLS The Shamrock Shuffle & Leprechaun Leap will be held at 11 a.m. on Sunday, March 25, at Glens Falls High School. Featured will be a five-mile, flat and fast loop, along with a 7/8-mile children’s fun run. Information: www.adirondackrunners.org.

 

Monday March 26

 

Chamber Music

GLENS FALLS The de Blasiis Chamber Music series will present The Walden Chamber Players at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, March 26, at The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren Street in Glens Falls. Information/tickets: 518-792-2383.

 

Boat Show

QUEENSBURY The Great Upstate Boat Show will be held Friday through Sunday, March 30 to April 1, at the Adirondack Sports Complex in Queensbury. Hours will be 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. More than 25 dealers with 60 brands, 200 boats, and vendors will be featured. Information/cost: 518-791-0070, or www.greatupstateboatshow.com.

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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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