Community Calendar 2/9/12

 

Thursday February 9

 

Health Clinics

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

 

Knitting Group

ARGYLE The Knitting Group will meet from 2 to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 9 and 23, at the Argyle Free Library. Knit, crochet, or do other handwork with this friendly group.

 

Benefit Dinner

WHITEHALL A benefit Spaghetti Dinner and Basket Raffle will be held from 4 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 9, at Whitehall Elks Lodge 1491. The cost of the meal is $7 and takeouts will be available. Proceeds will benefit Sandy Redmond who is recovering from cancer.

 

Youth League

WHITEHALL Children in grades kindergarten through 6 are encouraged to sign up for the Whitehall Youth League 2012 baseball and softball program from 5 to 8 p.m. on Feb. 9, 14 and 28, and 2 to 6 p.m. March 3, at the Whitehall Recreation Center on Williams Street.

 

Land conservation

BALLSTON SPA Cornell Cooperative Extension of Saratoga County will present “No Land…No Horses: A Panel discussion on Trail Sustainability and Land Conservation” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 9 at the CCE headquarters on 50 W. High Street in Ballston Spa. The free workshop will discuss creating sustainable trails, land and water conservation issues, easements, and more. To register: 518-885-8995 or stl32@cornell.edu.

 

Auditions

DORSET The Dorset Players will hold a second round of auditions for its Ninth Annual One-Act Festival at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 9, at the Dorset Playhouse. A lineup of “subtle, comedic, overt and dramatic pieces” will be featured. Performances will be at 7:30 p.m. on April 6 and 7. Many roles for adults are available and no advance preparation is required.

 

Singers needed

CAMBRIDGE The Battenkill Chorale is accepting experienced choral singers for its May 5 and 6 spring concert, “To Everything there is a Season.” Rehearsals start at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 9, at the Embury United Methodist Church, 41 East Main St., Cambridge. Singers should have good sight reading skills and vocal technique. Membership fee is $35 per concert program plus the cost of music. To pre-register: 518-677-8233.

 

Friday February 10

 

Vacation Program

CAMBRIDGE Hubbard Hall at 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge is accepting registrations for an Arts of Ireland Vacation Week Program that will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, Feb. 20 to 24. Cooking, crafts, dance and music for ages 7 to 12 will be featured. Register by Feb. 10 and save. Information/registration: 518-677-2495, or www.hubbardhall.org.

 

Ag Marketing

SARATOGA COUNTY Cornell Cooperative Extension of Saratoga County will offer “Farm to Market:Your Road to Success,” a conference for experienced farmers looking for fresh marketing tips, on Friday, Feb. 10, at Hudson Valley Community College in Troy. Bruce Baker, an expert on booth design, marketing, sales and market trends will lead this event. Cost: $45, including lunch. Information/registration: 518-885-8995.

 

Candy Benefit

WHITEHALL Lindt signature heart tins filled with 23 milk chocolate truffles are being sold at Skenesborough Gardens, 189 Broadway in Whitehall, to benefit the Whitehall Fire Dept. Cost: $15, with $6 going to the fire department.

 

Vacation Camp

RUTLAND Children who register by Friday, Feb. 10, for a Rutland Recreation and Parks Dept. Vacation Camp that will run from Feb. 20 to 24 will receive a $10 discount. Swimming, arts and crafts, fun sports, and outside time at Giorgetti Park will be featured. Each day the camp will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and pre and post camp care also is available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cost/registration: 802-773-1853, or www.rutlandrec.com.

 

Phone Drive

TICONDEROGA The Ticonderoga Federal Credit Union is continuing its annual Cell Phone Drive through February. Donated cell phones will be given to the STOP Domestic Violence Center in Essex County where they will be converted into emergency 911 phones for domestic violence survivors. To donate a phone, visit the TFCU branches in Ticonderoga, Port Henry or Elizabethtown. Information: www.tfcunow.com.

 

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. Friday, Feb. 10, Rupert Firehouse; 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15, Dorset Nursing Assn; 1:15 p.m. Feb. 15, The Meadows (residents only), Rutland; and 3:15 p.m. Feb. 15, The Gables (residents only), Rutland. Cost: $2 blood pressure; $5 foot care. Information: 802-775-0568.

 

Rummage Sale

WELLS St. Paul’s Episcopal Church off E. Wells Road at the green in Wells will hold a Rummage Sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 10 and 11. Fill a bag for only $3 on Saturday. Information/to donate items for the sale: Joyce Rogers at 802-287-0077.

 

Grief Workshop

RUTLAND AREA The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice will offer an Understanding Grief Workshop from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 10, at its office, 7 Albert Cree Drive in Rutland. The process of grieving will be explored. Those grieving and those comforting them will be welcome. Registration is required with Ann LaRocque at 802-770-1516.

 

Black History

GREENWICH The Greenwich Youth Center will celebrate Black History Month at 4 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 10. Cliff Oliver will discuss Greenwich when it was a hotbed of anti-slavery sentiment and prominent residents who were active abolitionists. And, Mayor Dave Doonan will speak about his great-great grandfather who was a Chester County farmer who saved his kidnapped servant in 1851. Free and open to all. Pre-registration is requested with Maureen Kinsella at 321-5505.

 

Youth Readers

SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville Public Library invites all readers ages 9 to 12 to join its Youth Book Club that will meet at 4 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 10, at the library, 52 Ferry Street. For discussion will be “Secrets at Sea” by Richard Peck. The Youth Book Club for ages 9 to 12 also will meet at 4 p.m. on Feb. 10 to discuss “The Hunger Games” by Suzanne Collins. Subsequent meetings of both groups will be held on the second Friday each month. Information: Amanda at 518-695-6641, or email afiandaca@sals.edu.

 

Chocolate Contest

GRANVILLE The Friends of the Pember Library will host the Second Annual Chocolate Lovers’ Contest at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 10, at the Pember Library, 33 W. Main Street in Granville. Prizes will be awarded in various categories, including cookies, candies, cakes, pies, and miscellaneous. You can enter the contest (no fee) or just watch the judges pick the winners. There’ll be a chocolate trivia contest with prizes, door prizes, beverages will be served, and chocolate creations will be sold. Information: 518-642-2525.

 

Cambridge History

CAMBRIDGE Ken Gottry will present a photo Slide Show of local history at 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 10, at the Cambridge Public Library. You’ll have an opportunity to identify the locations in the photos and Ken will discuss the history of the buildings and community. You’ll also receive a copy of his new book, “Cambridge Then and Now.” 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.

 

Fishing Contest

WHITEHALL The South Bay Great Northern Fish Contest will be held from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 11 on South Bay in Whitehall. The cost is $25 and tickets will be on sale until 6 a.m. the day of the event at South Bay Bait and Tackle on Broadway in Whitehall.

 

Silent Auction

POULTNEY The Poultney Elementary School PTO will host a Silent Auction from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 11 at the Poultney Elementary School. More than 30 local vendors, raffle, great food, prizes and more. Proceeds help fund the school’s artist-in-residence week.

 

Sweetheart Breakfast

WELLS The Youth Fellowship group will host a Sweetheart Pancake Breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 11, at the Wells United Methodist Church off the green. Buy one breakfast for $5 and get one for your sweetheart for $2.50. Everyone will be welcome. Information: Regina Mason at 802-325-2280.

 

Valentine Breakfast

TINMOUTH The Tinmouth Community Church invites everyone to a Valentine Breakfast from 8 to 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 11, at the Tinmouth Community Center on Route 140. Waffles, egg strata, and more. Cost: $8.50; free age 5 and younger. Information/directions: Meredith Pratt at 446-2093, or email rmpratt@vermontel.net.

 

Women of Hope

CAMBRIDGE The Women of Hope group will meet at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 11, at the Cambridge Hotel. Following breakfast and prayer, singer/songwriter Athena Burke from Cambridge will perform and poet Victoria Pelland from Bennington will share her work. Cost: $10. Reservations are required with Susan at 518-854-7608, or email blocker.3@netzero.net.

 

Fly Tying

MANCHESTER The American Museum of Fly Fishing in Manchester will begin a series of Fly Tying Lessons on Saturday, Feb. 11. This session will be for intermediate-level fly tiers and supplies will be provided. Cost: $5. An advanced beginners lesson will be provided on Feb. 18, intermediate on Feb. 25, and advanced on March 10. All sessions run from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Pre-registration is requested with Kim Murphy at 802-362-3300, or email kmurphy@amff.com.

 

Valentine Celebration

GRANVILLE All children are invited to a Valentine Celebration at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 11, at the Pember Library, 33 W. Main Street in Granville. Crafts, stories, a contest and refreshments will be included. Information: 518-642-2525.

 

Basket Party

RUPERT A Basket Party will be held on Saturday, Feb. 11, at the Rupert Firehouse on Route 153. Doors will open at 11 a.m. with drawings at 1 p.m. Admission: $5, including a light lunch and tickets; $2 additional tickets. Donations from Nina Jewelry, The Fair Haven Inn, Telescope Casual Furniture, and the Adirondack Phantoms will be included. Also, quilt, Orvis fly fishing rod and reel, and 50/50 raffles will be held. Proceeds will benefit the Rupert F.D. Information/to donate a basket: Heidi Fisher at 518-642-1246, or 518-232-6841.

 

Free Tax Preparation

CAMBRIDGE Free state and federal tax preparation will be provided by an IRS-certified, volunteer preparer from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 11, at the First Baptist Church, 29 West Main Street in Cambridge. Your annual household income must be less than $50,000 to use this service, appointments are not required, and walk-ins will be welcome.

 

WinterFest

TICONDEROGA A free WinterFest will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 11, at the Ticonderoga Recreational Fields. Featured will be snowshoeing, sledding, ice skating, broom ball (noon to 1 p.m.), snowmobile and wagon rides (noon to 2 p.m.), and a snowman fun run (register 10 to 10:30 a.m., run at 10:45 a.m.). Refreshments and free raffles, and promotions from area businesses, too. Information: Ticonderoga Chamber of Commerce at 518-585-6619, or www.ticonderogany.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.

 

Dance Competition

MANCHESTER The Burr and Burton Academy Varsity Dance Team, defending 2011 state champions, will battle teams from six area schools to retain the title on Saturday, Feb. 11, in the E.H. Henry Gymnasium at the academy in Manchester. Doors will open at noon and the competition will start at 1 p.m. Admission: $4 adults; $2 students. Refreshments will be available.

 

Snowmobile Show

QUEENSBURY The annual Vintage Snowmobiles in the Adirondacks Show will be held on Saturday, Feb. 11, at the Adirondack Bar and Grill in Queensbury. Classic snowmobiles will be displayed and prizes awarded beginning at 1 p.m., and there’ll be a cookout and bonfire starting at noon. Proceeds will benefit area trail maintenance and area residents with celiac disease. And, snow permitting, there’ll be a snowmobile ride beginning at 8 a.m. Cost: $20 sled registration; $10 non-sledders. Information: Scott at 518-527-0450 between 6 and 9 p.m., or email spreebuilt@live.com.

 

Drumming Lessons

GREENWICH Babacar Biaya, a Cambridge resident originally from Senagal, West Africa, will offer Djembe drumming lessons from 1 to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 11 and 25, and March 10, at the gallery Upstairs@111 on Main Street in Greenwich. Information: 518-677-3544.

 

Well-Being Day

MANCHESTER All adults are invited to a free Community Well-Being Day from 2 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 11, at the Mark Skinner Library, 48 West Road in Manchester. Wear loose-fitting clothes for a yoga demonstration at 2 p.m., an “Enjoy Eating and Never Diet Again” presentation at 3 p.m., and a “Herbal Medicine for Everyone” workshop at 4 p.m. Pre-registration is requested at 802-362-2607.

 

“Souper Supper”

SCHUYLERVILLE The Old Saratoga Reformed Church at Pearl and Burgoyne streets in Schuylerville invites everyone to a “Souper Supper” from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 11. Homemade soups and chili, breads, salad and desserts will be served (no takeouts). Cost: $6 adults; $3 ages 5 to 12. Reservations recommended at 695-6638, walk-ins welcome.

 

Artist Reception

SALEM An Artist Reception will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 11, in the Cary House Gallery at Salem Art Works, 19 Cary Lane in Salem. Artists Erin Murphy and Harry Orlyk will discuss their current exhibition, “Illuminations,” at 4:30 p.m. at this event that’s free and open to all. Information: 518-854-7674, or email info@salemartworks.com.

 

Steak and Clams

GRANVILLE Everyone is invited to VFW Post 1653, 9 North Street in Granville, for Steak and a Dozen Clams from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 11. Cost: $15. Information: 642-1599.

 

Roast Pork

COSSAYUNA The Cossayuna Volunteer Fire Dept. Auxiliary invites everyone to a Roast Pork Dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 11, at the firehouse on Bunker Hill and E. Lake roads. Takeouts will be available. Cost: $10 adults; $9 senior citizens, $5 ages 5 to 11; free 4 and younger. Information: 692-7155, or www.cossayunavfd.com.

 

Dinner Dance

GRANVILLE The 5th Annual Haynes House of Hope Sweetheart Dinner/Dance will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 11, at The Forum on Potter Avenue in Granville. Dinner will be served at 7 p.m., with dancing to the music of “Standing Room Only” at 8 p.m. Cost: $40; $75 per couple. Tickets are available at the Pine Grove Diner, TD Bank on Main St., The Forum and the Haynes House of Hope. Door prizes and a silent auction, too.

 

Taste of Chocolate

RUTLAND All Saints Anglican Church will host “A Taste of Chocolate” on Saturday, Feb. 11, at the Godnick Adult Center, Woodstock and Deer streets in Rutland. Chocolate tasting, from cookies to mousse, will begin at 5:30 p.m., followed by musical entertainment at 7 p.m. You’ll sing and dance with Max in his Elvis persona. Cost: $15 adults; $5 age 7 and younger. Silent auction and 50/50 raffle, too. Information: 802-282-8098.

 

Vegas Night

WHITEHALL Elks Lodge 1491, located on Williams Street in Whitehall, will host Vegas Night from 6 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 11. The evening will feature roulette, blackjack and bell jar, with all proceeds to charity. For more information, call the lodge at 499-1750.

 

Sweetheart Celebration

POULTNEY St. Raphael’s Ladies Guild invites everyone to a Sweetheart Celebration on Saturday, Feb. 11, in St. Raphael’s Church Hall off Main Street in Poultney. Hors d’oeuvres, desserts, non-alcoholic beverages and “chocolate fountains” will be available starting at 6:30 p.m., with dancing to music by the local “Times Like These” band from 7 to 10 p.m. Cost: $15; $25 per couple. Tickets will be available at Marcy’s Hair Studio, The Original Vermont Store, and at the door. Information: Mary Celik at 802-353-0341.

 

Dirty Dancing

RUTLAND “Dirty Dancing,” the 1987 movie starring Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey, will be screened at 7 p.m. on Saturday Feb. 11, at the Paramount Theatre in Rutland. Information/tickets: 802-775-0903.

 

Taste of Vermont

STRATTON MOUNTAIN The Stratton Foundation will host “A Taste of Vermont,” featuring “men who cook and women who grill,” from 7 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 11, at the Stratton Base Lodge. Sign up to be a chef and also enter the cook-off contest for prizes, with Chef Suvir Suran judging. Cash bar, silent auction and children’s activities, too. Cost: $35 adults; $15 age 12 and younger; $100 family of four. Tickets are available at 802-297-2096 and www.strattonfoundation.org, and will be sold at the door.

 

Chocolate Cabaret

CAMBRIDGE The Theatre Company at Hubbard Hall and Friends will present a Glam Chocolate Cabaret at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 11, at Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. “Luscious” complimentary desserts will be served at this event for age 21 and older. Cash bar, too. Information: 518-677-2495, or www.hubbardhall.org.

 

Sunday February 12

 

Essay Deadline

MANCHESTER Sunday, Feb. 12, is the deadline for grade 8 students to submit their entries for the 2012 Lincoln Essay Competition to Hildene in Manchester. Cash prizes will be awarded, with a top prize of $1,000. Competition packets were distributed to area schools and are available at www.hildene.org/schools.html.

 

Sunday Breakfast

BUSKIRK The Buskirk Volunteer Fire Dept. invites everyone to an all-you-can-eat Breakfast from 7:30 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 12, at the Fire Station, 2217 Buskirk-West Hoosick Road in Buskirk.

 

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, Feb. 12, 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 an all-you-can-eat Breakfast Buffet from 8 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 12. Cost: $7 adults; $3.50 ages 3 to 10; free 2 and younger. This breakfast is held on the second Sunday each month, with few exceptions. Information: 802-265-7983.

 

Pancake Breakfast

VICTORY The Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club on Route 32 south of the village of Victory invites everyone to a Pancake/French Toast Breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 12. Cost: $6 adults; $3 children.

 

Auditions

CAMBRIDGE The Theatre Company at Hubbard Hall will hold Auditions for “Amadeus” at noon on Sunday, Feb. 12, in the Freight Depot Theater behind Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Come prepared with a one-minute monologue, resume and photo if possible (professional head shot not required). All levels of experience will be welcome. Information: Benjie White at 518-677-2495, or email benjie@hubbardhall.org. Call, too, if you require an alternate audition time.

 

Basket Raffle

BOMOSEEN A Basket Raffle to benefit the Circle of Hope K9 Rescue will be held on Sunday, Feb. 12, at the American Legion Hall on Route 4A in Bomoseen. Doors will open at noon with drawings at 2 p.m. Admission and tickets, $5; additional tickets $2. More than 100 baskets, special baskets, a 50/50 drawing, hot dogs, soda and dessert will be featured. Also, donations of blankets, sheets, towels, dog food, treats, collars, leashes and more will be accepted at this event. Information/to donate a basket: Angela Woodbury at 802-468-5298, or www.circleofhopek9rescue.org.

 

Birthday Gathering

MANCHESTER Children ages 8 to 11 are invited to a Birthday Gathering for President Abraham Lincoln from 1:30 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 12, at Hildene, the Lincoln family home in Manchester. Children will learn how a little known story about the president was brought to light by an author with Manchester connections, and more. Check in at the Welcome Center. Cost: $3. Pre-registration is required at 802-367-7960, or email Stephanie@hildene.org.

 

Roast Beef

GREENWICH VFW Post 7291 in Greenwich invites everyone to a family-style Roast Beef Dinner from 3 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 12. Takeouts will be available. Cost: $10; $5 younger than 10. Information: 677-3174, or 692-7804.

 

“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 Sunday, Feb. 12. A wide array of soups, along with bread, muffins, dessert and drinks will be served. Cost: $6; free age 5 and younger. Tickets will be sold at the door and the church is handicap accessible. Information: 753-6053, or 753-6028.

 

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. Handicap accessible. Information: 686-4982.

 

Monday February 13

 

Seniors Meet

QUAKER SPRINGS The Quaker Springs Seniors group will meet for a Potluck Lunch at noon on Monday, Feb. 13, at the Quaker Springs Firehouse. A speaker from the North East Association of the Blind will discuss “Understanding and living with low Vision.” Everyone will be welcome.

 

Poetry Reading

CASTLETON A Poetry Reading by Librarian Megaera Vittum Fitch, a.k.a. Meg, and Mary Pratt will be held at 4 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 13, at the Castleton Free Library on Main Street. Meg and Mary have written and read their poems for years and they perform “with passion and their special kind of wry humor.” Poems with witches and revolution will be featured at this free event that’s open to all. Information: 802-468-5574, or email castletonfreelibrary@gmail.com.

 

Church’s Future

POULTNEY The Preservation Trust of Vermont will host a meeting from 4:30 to 6 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 13, at Trinity Church in Poultney. Community input will be sought on potential future uses for Trinity Church. Information: 802-343-8180, or email ann@ptvermont.org.

 

Catholic Daughters

WHITEHALL Court McLoghlin 596, Catholic Daughters of the Americas, will meet at 7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 13, at the Our Lady of Hope Church Hall on Wheeler Avenue in Whitehall. A valentine social will follow the meeting.

 

Tuesday February 14

 

Women’s Health

GRANVILLE Washington County WIC will hold its monthly clinic from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 14, 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.

 

Looking Good

RUTLAND The American Cancer Society will host a free Look Good…Feel Better Program for female cancer patients from 10 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, Feb. 14, at Rutland Regional Medical Center. Patients will learn beauty techniques to help them feel better during chemotherapy and radiation treatments. Information/registration: Rhonda Rockwell at 802-773-0032.

 

Benefit Dinner

SALEM The Salem Rotary Club and the First United Presbyterian Church will host a benefit dinner for the Salem/Shushan Fuel Fund from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb.14 at the First United Presbyterian Church. Cost is $12 for adults plus item for the Salem Food Pantry, $6 for children under 10, and free for five and under. Those needing assistance with their heating bill should call 854-3203.

 

Rifle Competition

VICTORY The Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club on Route 32, south of the village of Victory, will host a Rifle Competition at 7 p.m. on Tuesdays through March 13. Open to all; bring your own 22-caliber rifle and ammunition. Information: Ron at 695-3917.

 

Wednesday February 15

 

Garden Club

MANCHESTER The Garden Club of Manchester will meet at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 15, in the Beckwith Room at Hildene in Manchester. Club member Pat Durfee will share her secrets on “Growing and Drying Flowers and Weeds.” Cost: $5 non-members.

 

Valentine Treat

CAMBRIDGE You are invited to treat your valentine to a Foot Massage and Reflexology Session with Anne Snyder at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 15, at Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Information: 518-677-2495, or www.hubbardhall.org.

 

Equine Nutrition

SCHUYLERVILLE  Upstate Equine Medical Center, 362 Rugg Road, will host an educational seminar on equine nutrition at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 15 at the center. Dr. Krishona Martinson fo the University of Minnesota Extension will discuss “Improving Hay Feeding Efficiency” and George Peters of Win$sum Ranch will talk about applying equine behavior to training techniques. Door prizes, refreshments. Free admission. RSVP to 518-695-3744 or UpstateEquine@aol.com.

 

Thursday February 16

 

Re-Enactments

WASHINGTON COUNTY Re-enactor Terry Glasier, a member of the 6th Massachusetts Continental Army, will depict Maj. Daniel Whiting at the following Washington County venues: 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, Salem Senior Center, 32 E.Broadway, 854-7294; 12:15 p.m. Feb. 16, Cambridge Senior Center, 5 Park Place, 677-8592; 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21, Senior Center of Kingsbury and Fort Edward Area, 78 Oak Street, 747-9352; and 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22, American Legion Post 83, the Washington County Senior Meal Site, 148 Main Street in Whitehall 499-2482. Terry will provide an officer’s view of George Washington and also take questions from attendees. All area senior citizens are invited.

 

Horsemen’s Social

SARATOGA Register by Feb. 17 to attend the Third Annual Horsemen’s Social, which will be held from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 23 at Longfellow’s, 500 Union Ave., Saratoga. Music, hors d’oeuvres, water and soda for $25 per person; cash bar. To register, call Sharon T. LaPier at 518-885-8995 or email stl32@cornell.edu.

 

Pre-school program

BENNINGTON The Bennington Museum, in conjunction with the Bennington Free Library, will present a Museum ABCs program entitled “Large and Small” at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 16 at the museum. The program is suitable for preschoolers ages three to five with their parents or caregivers. Free and open to the public. Information: 802-447-1571.

 

Free Supper

DORSET A free Community Supper will be served from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 16, at The Dorset Church, off Route 30 at 143 Church Street. Takeouts will be available and everyone will be welcome. Information: Jane at 867-2260.

 

Perfect House

MANCHESTER Alan Benoit, owner of Sustainable Design, will speak on the “Perfect House” at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 16, at the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester. Whether you are buying, building or renovating a house, learn the essential elements necessary to ensure that you spend your money wisely. Free and open to all. Information: www.SustainableDesignOfVT.com.

 

Auditions

STILLWATER The Stillwater Players Among Others will hold Auditions for “The Prisoner of Second Avenue” by Neil Simon from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, Feb. 16 and 17, at the All Saints on the Hudson Parish Center (formerly St. Peter’s Parish Center), 271 N. Hudson Avenue in Stillwater (routes 4 and 32). Character ages range from 45 to 65, and needed are four female and two male characters for May performances. Information: Linda Yurschak at 541-2019.

 

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.

 

Rummage Sale

GRANVILLE Sylvan Star/Skenesborough Chapter 122 will hold a Rummage Sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 17, at the Slate Valley Masonic Center, 95 North Street in Granville. This sale will be held on the third Friday each month, with few exceptions. Donations of clothing, household items and toys may be brought to the Masonic Center on the day of the sale. Information: Jean MacLeod at 518-260-0460.

Fish Fry

WHITEHALL American Legion Post 83 at 148 Main St. in Whitehall invites everyone to its Friday Fish Fry from 4:30 to 7 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.

 

Fish Fry

VICTORY The Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club invites everyone to its weekly Fish Fry from 5 to 7 p.m. on Fridays through March 30 at the club on Rt. 32, south of the village of Victory. Offered will be fried fish, fried clams or fried chicken tenders for $8 each, and clam chowder at $5 per quart. Eat in or take out. Information: 518-695-3917.

 

Art Opening

RUTLAND The Chaffee Art Center and the Vermont Actors’ Repertory Theatre will host the opening of a series of events, “2012: Women in the Arts,” from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 17, at the Chaffee, 16 S. Main Street in Rutland. Wendy Love and Billi Gosh will present an introduction to the National Museum of Women in the Arts and the Vermont Commission on Women. And, The Unpredictables, a female a cappella group from Rutland High School, will perform at 6 p.m. Attendees also will enjoy an exhibit of art works by eleven female Vermont artists that will run through March 17. Information: 802-775-0356, or www.chaffeeartcenter.org.

 

Movie Night

GRANVILLE Movie Night will be held at 6 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 17, at the Pember Library, 33 W. Main Street in Granville. A recently released family film about friendship will be screened and everyone will be welcome. Information: 518-642-2525.

 

Dinner, Auction

EAST ARLINGTON Everyone is invited to a Ham and Bean Dinner and Dessert Auction on Friday, Feb. 17, in Bailey Hall at the Federated Church of
East Arlington. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. and the auction, with desserts and some handcrafted items, will kick off at 7 p.m. Information: 802-375-2548, or www.earlingtonfedchurch.org.

 

History Program

SARATOGA AREA Teresa Wood will present a history program on the Nez Perce Tribe at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 17, at the Stillwater Library. A former teacher, Teresa will use a miniature doll house, dolls, artifacts and a fact-based story in her presentation. She will repeat this program at 11 a.m. at the Saratoga Public Library and 3 p.m. at the Glens Falls Library on Saturday, Feb. 18. Children and parents are encouraged to attend. Information: www.historyhouses.webs.com.

 

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.

 

Flea Market

SCHUYLERVILLE The Annual Schuylerville Flea Market will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 18, at American Legion Post 278, 6 Clancy Street in Schuylerville. There’ll be more than 40 vendors, a bake sale, and homemade food will be served all day. Information: 518-695-3011.

 

Health Care Meeting

WELLS The Wells Republican Committee will host an information meeting, “Green Mountain Care: What every Vermonter should know about the state’s healthcare reform law, and how it will affect you!” at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 18, at the Wells Village School. Featured speakers will be state Sen. Randy Brock (by video), Daniel McCauliffe, M.D., and Rutland Treasurer Wendy Wilton. Free and open to all. Information: Ron Dreher at 802-645-0742.

 

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.

 

Baby Festival

GLENS FALLS All new and expectant parents are encouraged to attend a free Cabin Fever Baby Festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 18, at the Crandall Public Library in Glens Falls. Information about birth and postpartum services, local support groups, and more will be provided. Door prizes, goodie bag, and free raffles, too. Information: Lisa at 518-307-9810, Bridget at 518-796-4558, or www.lisacartier.com/gathering.

 

Fireside Stories

GRANVILLE Fireside Stories for Children will be offered at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 18, at the Pember Library, 33 W. Main Street in Granville. “Presidents” will be this week’s theme. Information: 518-642-2525.

 

Nez Perce stories

SARATOGA Teresa Wood will present an American History program on the Nez Perce tribe for parents and children at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 18 at the Saratoga Public Library. Ms. Wood will also present the same program at 3 p.m. at Crandall Public Library in Glens Falls.

 

Genealogy Talk

SCHUYLERVILLE Heritage Hunters of Saratoga County will meet at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 18, at the Town of Saratoga Town Hall, corner of routes 4 and 29 in Schuylerville. Joan Parslow, director of the Church of Latter-Day Saints Family History Center in Loudonville, will speak on “Researching and Accessing Genealogy Records Held by the LDS.” Everyone will be welcome. Information: 587-2978.

 

Chicken Barbecue

WEST FORT ANN Everyone is invited to a take-out-only Chicken Barbecue from 1 p.m. until sold out on Saturday, Feb. 18, at the West Fort Ann United Methodist Church on Copeland Pond Road. Cost: $10 adults; $5 children. Information: Donna at 792-6647, or Joyce at 793-6735.

 

Pancake Supper

ARGYLE The American Legion Post on Route 40, Sheridan Street, in Argyle invites everyone to an all-you-can-eat Pancake Supper from 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 18. Cost: $6 adults; $3 children. Information: Gary Gilchrist at 638-8603.

 

Love Supper

FORT MILLER The Fort Miller Reformed Church off Route 4 (between Fort Edward and Schuylerville) invites everyone to a Pots of Love Supper for adults at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 18. Homemade soup and chili, 1970s to ‘90s music by an acoustic duo, and “decadent” desserts will be featured. Cost: $8; $15 per couple. Information: Brenda at 747-5043, or Melody at 695-5319.

 

Art Reception

SARATOGA SPRINGS An opening reception for the exhibition, “Nancy Grossman: Tough Life Diary,” will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 18, in the Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College, 815 N. Broadway in Saratoga Springs. Meet artist Nancy Grossman and choreographer/dancer Elizabeth Streb. Come early, 5 p.m., for a lecture and dialogue. Information: 518-580-8080, or www.skidmore.edu/tang.

 

Comedy Show

GRANVILLE The Third Annual Granville Border Riders Snowmobile Club Comedy Show will be staged at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 18, at The Forum Restaurant in Granville. Featured will be comedians Vinnie Mark, Pete Michaels and Bob Dibuonos, with music by Freedom Hawk. Cost: $15 in advance with Chris, 518-642-9283; $18 at the door. Proceeds will benefit the Granville Border Riders and Granville Food Pantry. Also, for every non-perishable food item you bring you’ll receive a chance to win a door prize.

 

FebFest

BROMLEY MOUNTAIN FebFest, a fundraiser for the nonprofit Bromley Outing Club, will be held from 7 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 18, at Bromley Mountain. Featured will be fireworks, a torchlight parade, live music, dancing, dessert tasting, a silent auction, and more. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Dance at Legion

FAIR HAVEN Everyone is invited to a Cabin Fever Dance for age 21 and older from 8 p.m. to midnight on Saturday, Feb. 18, at American Legion Post 49, 72 S. Main Street in Fair Haven. Music will be provided by The Sweet Water Band and the Legion will serve snacks. Cost: $5 per person; $10 per couple; present a coupon from the Lakes Region Free Press and receive $1 off per person and $2 off per couple.

 

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.

 

Potluck Dinner

POULTNEY Following the 10 a.m. service with Bishop Pete Weaver, the Wells United Methodist Church members will join members of the Poultney Methodist Church for a Potluck Dinner at the church in Poultney. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Skeet Shooting

VICTORY The Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club on Route 32 south of the village of Victory will continue its Skeet Shooting Competition at 10 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 19. Bring your own shotgun and ammunition and everyone will be welcome. Information: Chris at 695-3917.

 

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.

 

Nature’s Child

MANCHESTER The Equinox Preservation Trust and Hildene will sponsor the screening of the documentary film, “Mother Nature’s Child,” at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 19, in the Hunter Seminar Room at Burr and Burton Academy in Manchester. This film “explores nature’s powerful role in children’s health and development…” and its director, Camilla Rockwell, will lead a discussion after the screening. Free and open to all. Information: www.mothernaturesmovie.com.

 

Basket Party

WELLS The Section Eight Ryders will host a Basket Party on Sunday, Feb. 19, at the Modern Woodmen of America Hall off Route 30 in Wells. Doors will open at 2 p.m. with drawings at 4 p.m. Cost: $5 first sheet of tickets; $2 additional sheet. Proceeds will benefit the medical bills for Charlie Brown of Granville and repairs to his home so that he can come home from the hospital following physical therapy. This event will include a lotto tree, raffle, and a 50-cents-per-scoop buffet. Information/to donate raffle items and baskets: Janice Paddock at 518-345-5078.

 

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, Feb. 19, 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.

 

Curiosity Forum

CAMBRIDGE A Curiosity Forum, “Stitches, Scalpels & Saws: Medicine in the American Revolution,” with U.S. Parks Ranger Joe Craig, will be presented at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 19, at Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Information: 518-677-2495, or www.hubbardhall.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 854-9383.

 

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

 

Pancake Supper

EASTON The Easton Methodist Church, Route 40, North Easton, will serve a Pancake Supper from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 21. Menu will include pancakes with syrup, hash browns, bacon, sausage, applesauce and beverages. Cost: $7.50 adults, $3.50 kids. Reservations not necessary. Information: 664-7184.

 

Mardi Gras Dinner

DORSET The United Church of Dorset and East Rupert off Route 30 at 143 Church Street in Dorset invites everyone to its annual Shrove Tuesday Mardi Gras Dinner on Feb. 21. Creole seafood chowder, blackened catfish, pancakes with sausage, and much more will be served. Seating will be at 5:30 and 6:45 p.m. Cost: $10 adults; $5 age 12 and younger. Tickets are available at the Williams Store and the church office, 867-2260.

 

Pancake Supper

WELLS A Pancake Supper will be served at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 21, at the Wells United Methodist Church. Donations will be accepted and everyone will be welcome.

 

Quilters Meet

RUTLAND The Maple Leaf Quilters Guild will meet at 6:45 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 21, at Christ the King Hall off Killington Avenue in Rutland. Guild member Karen Charles will speak on “Embellishing Your Quilt.” This meeting is open to all with a guest fee of $4.

 

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.

 

Wednesday February 22

 

Owl program

MANCHESTER The Mark Skinner Library will present a family program, “All About Owls” at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 22 at the library. Learn all about owls from members of the Grafton Nature Museum staff. Free and open to the public. Children must be supervised by adult caregivers. Information: 362-2607.

 

Re-Enactment

WHITEHALL Re-enactor Terry Glasier, a member of the 6th Massachusetts Continental Army, will depict Maj. Daniel Whiting at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 22, at American Legion Post 83, the Washington County Senior Meal Site, 148 Main Street in Whitehall. Terry will provide an officer’s view of George Washington and also take questions from attendees. All area senior citizens are invited.

 

Thursday February 23

 

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 Thursday, Feb. 23, at the Appletree Apartments in Fair Haven, and 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 29, at the Godnick Adult Center in Rutland. Cost: $2 blood pressure; $5 foot care. Information: 802-775-0568.

 

Friday February 24

 

eReader Class

GRANVILLE The Pember Library at 33 W. Main Street in Granville will offer instruction on “How to use your eReader” from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 24. Learn how to use SALON, the Southern Adirondack Library’s free, on-demand eReader service. Bring your eReader and its USB cable, and your laptop if you have one. Pre-registration is required at 518-642-2525.

 

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.

 

Contra Dance

TINMOUTH A Contra Dance will be held from 8 to 11 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 24, at the Tinmouth Community Center on Route 140. Cost: $9; $7 teens; free age 12 and younger. Wear clean, non-marring shoes. Refreshments will be available and everyone will be welcome (you don’t need to bring a partner). Information: 235-2718, or www.Tinmouthvt.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.

 

Pruning Apple Trees

HYDEVILLE Rutland County Forester Eric Hansen and Vermont Fish and Wildlife Education Specialist Jason Morin will lead a Pruning Apple Trees Workshop from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Feb. 25, at the Edward F. Kehoe Conservation Camp in Hydeville. Free and open to all. Registration is not required but is requested with Lisa Sausville at 802-388-3880, or email lisa@vtcovers.org.

 

Fly Tying

MANCHESTER The American Museum of Fly Fishing in Manchester will continue its series of fly tying lessons from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 25. This session will be for advanced-level fly tiers and supplies will be provided. Cost: $5. Pre-registration is requested with Kim Murphy at 802-362-3300, or email kmurphy@amff.com.

 

Free Dinner

CAMBRIDGE A free Community Dinner will be served from noon to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 25, at the First Baptist Church, 29 W. Main Street in Cambridge. Takeouts will be available at 1 p.m. for those unable to attend the dinner and if food still is available. Reservations are not necessary, this dinner is served on the last Saturday each month, and everyone will be welcome.

 

Fundraiser

QUEENSBURY There will be a fundraiser for the Matthew Blake Family from 5 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 25 at the Fun Spot in Queensbury. The Fun Spot will donate 50 percent of all entry fees and snack bar sales to the family. There will also be a raffle and 50/50 to benefit the family expenses. Information: Jen Livingston, 518-926-8572.

 

Moonlight Ride

POULTNEY The Poultney Valley Snowmobile Club will host a Moonlight Ride at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 25, from the East Poultney green. Coffee, hot cocoa and treats will be provided at the end of the ride at Ernie DeMatties’ house. Information: Ernie at 802-287-9755.

 

African Queen

RUTLAND “The African Queen,” the 1951 movie classic starring Humphrey Bogart and Katherine Hepburn, will be screened at 7 p.m. on Saturday Feb. 25, at the Paramount Theatre in Rutland. Information/tickets: 802-775-0903.

 

Café Beth El

GLENS FALLS Temple Beth El, off Glen Street at 3 Marion Avenue in Glens Falls, will open its Café Beth El at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 25. Comedic folk singer Camille West, along with folk blues performer Bill Martin, will entertain. There also will be non-alcoholic beverages, desserts and other refreshments for purchase, and locally made art and handmade jewelry will be offered for sale, with proceeds benefiting Temple Beth El programs. Cost: $18 in advance at 518-792-4364; $20 at the door.

 

Sunday February 26

 

Listening Club

CAMBRIDGE Music from Salem will host a Listening Club with Peter Subers at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 26, at Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Information: 518-677-2495, or www.hubbardhall.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, Feb. 26, 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.

 

Film Festival

MANCHESTER Israel Congregation in Manchester invites everyone to its Jewish Film Festival at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 26. Screened will be the documentaries, “In the Fiddler’s House” about maestro violinist Itzhak Perlman, and “Delicious Peace” about Christians, Muslims and Jews coming together in Uganda to form the Delicious Peace Coffee Cooperative. Information: Doris Bass at 802-297-0167.

 

Dance, Pizza

CAMBRIDGE A family Contra Dance and Pizza Potluck will be held at 5 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 26, at Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Information: 518-677-2495, or www.hubbardhall.org.

 

Monday February 27

 

Driving Safety

DORSET The Long Trail School off Route 30 in Dorset will host a presentation by the Remember Alex Brown Foundation at 7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 27. This foundation is conducting a distracted driver awareness campaign to highlight the dangers of texting while driving. Parents and other adults are encouraged to attend. Information: Justin Bendall at 802-867-5717, Ext. 107.

 

Garden Forum

CAMBRIDGE A Garden Forum, “Getting Started with Grapes,” with Ralph Pagano, will be held at 7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 27, at Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Information: 518-677-2495, or www.hubbardhall.org.

 

Tuesday February 28

 

Driving Course

HOOSICK FALLS The Northeast New York Safety and Health Council will offer a Pre-Licensing Course at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 28, at the Hoosick Falls Health Center, 21 Danforth Street. A valid state of New York driver’s permit is required to take this course. Cost: $40. Information/registration: Marla Nowak at 518-686-4854.

 

Rifle Competition

VICTORY The Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club on Route 32, south of the village of Victory, will host a Rifle Competition at 7 p.m. on Tuesdays through March 13. Open to all; bring your own 22-caliber rifle and ammunition. Information: Ron at 695-3917.

 

Wednesday February 29

 

Exhibition Tour

SARATOGA SPRINGS Associate Curator Rachel Seligman will lead a tour of the exhibition, “Donald Moffett: The Extravagant Vein,” at noon on Wednesday, Feb. 29, at The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum at Skidmore College, 815 N. Broadway in Saratoga Springs. This exhibition will run through June 3. Information: 518-580-8080, or www.skidmore.edu/tang.

 

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.

 

Art Workshop

MANCHESTER The Southern Vermont Arts Center in Manchester will offer a winter plein air workshop, “Snow painting with Stapleton Kearns: Design and Color for Outdoor Painting,” from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, March 1 to 3. Information/registration: 802-362-1405, Ext. 10, or www.svac.org.

 

Legion Auxiliary

FAIR HAVEN American Legion Auxiliary Unit 49 will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 1, 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.

 

Artist Speaks

SARATOGA SPRINGS Artist Pam Lins will speak at 7 p.m. on Thursday,  March 1, in the Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College, 815 N. Broadway in Saratoga Springs. Meet Pam and learn about her current exhibition, “Pam Lins:Denver Gold” that will run through April 22. Information: 518-580-8080, or www.skidmore.edu/tang.

 

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, March 1; Ladies Auxiliary, 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 6; and regular Legion meeting, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 8. Information: 802-287-5229.

 

Friday March 2

 

Rising Stars

GLENS FALLS Friday, March 2, is the deadline for talented Glens Falls area high school students to submit applications to participate in the “Rising Stars and Artists at the Wood” performance on May 12 at the Charles R. Wood Theater in Glens Falls. Application forms are available at 25 area schools and should be provided to Bill Woodard at the Wood Theater, 207 Glen Street. Auditions will be held from 4 to 9 p.m. on April 3 and 4 at the Wood. Information: Bill at 518-798-9663, Ext. 21.

 

Thrift Shop Open

ARGYLE The Argyle Methodist Church Thrift Shop will be open from 2 to 5 p.m. on Friday, March 2, and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 3. This shop will be open on the first Friday each month and every Saturday.

 

Dinner Theater

GLENS FALLS The Glens Falls Community Theatre will stage “Murder at the TonyLou Awards” at 6 p.m. on March 2 and 3, 9 and 10, 16 and 17, and 1 p.m. March 4 and 11, at   the Queensbury Hotel in Glens Falls. Cost: $45, including dinner. Information/tickets: 518-792-1740, or www.gfcommunitytheatre.org.

 

Coupon Club

SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville Public Library at 52 Ferry Street invites all coupon lovers to join its free Coupon Club. Meetings will be held at 7 p.m. on the first Friday each month when coupons will be swapped and tips shared. Also, bring any coupons that you cannot use. Information: Amanda at 695-6641, or email afiandaca @sals.edu.

 

Art Opening

RUTLAND Vermont Actors’ Repertory Theatre members will stage “Save Me A Place at Forest Lawn” at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, March 2 and 3, and 2 p.m. March 4, at the Chaffee Art Center, 16 S. Main Street in Rutland. This show features two one-act plays with four elderly women who possess both wisdom and humor. Cost: $15. Information/tickets: 802-775-0903, www.paramountlive.org, or at the Chaffee door.

 

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.

 

Mt. Equinox Hike

MANCHESTER The Equinox Preservation Trust and the Mountain Goat store will offer a hike to explore the geology of Mt. Equinox and its underlying hydrology with Dave DeSimone of De Simone Goescience Investigations. Meet at 9 a.m. at the West Union Street red gate parking lot in Manchester. Free and open to all. Information: Rick LaDue at 366-1400, or email rick@equinoxpreservationtrust.org.

 

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

 

Breakfast Buffet

CAMBRIDGE An all-you-can-eat Breakfast Buffet will be served from 8 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, March 4, 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.

 

Gender Development

CASTLETON The Friends of the Castleton Free Library will host a Science Pub event at 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 4, at the Lakehouse Pub and Grille on Route 30 in Castleton. Mark Fox, biology professor at Castleton State College, will speak on “Gender Development and its controversy in humans.” Free and open to all. Information: 802-468-5574, or www.castletonfreelibrary.org/friends.

 

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.

 

Monday March 5

 

Legion Bingo

CAMBRIDGE American Legion Post 634 at 2106 Route 22 in Cambridge will host Monday Bingo at 7 p.m. on March 5. This bingo is held each Monday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-677-8069.

 

Chorus Practice

RUTLAND The Rutland Curbstone Chorus will meet for practice at 7 p.m. on Monday, March 5, at Rutland High School. All males with an interest in barbershop singing are encouraged to join this fun group. Information: 802-273-2911.

 

Tuesday March 6

 

Gallery Tours

SARATOGA SPRINGS A tour of the current exhibitions, “Nancy Grossman: Tough Life Diary” and “Pam Lins: Denver Gold,” will be held at noon on Tuesday, March 6 and Wednesday, April 11, in the Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College, 815 N. Broadway in Saratoga Springs. Information: 518-580-8080, or www.skidmore.edu/tang.

 

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, March 6. 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 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.

 

Baton Lessons

HOOSICK FALLS The Hoosick Area Youth Center and Community Coalition will offer Baton Lessons with Davia Plusch beginning at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, March 7, at the Youth Center, 115 Church Street in Hoosick Falls. The lessons will run on Wednesdays through April 11, with separate groups for ages 4 to 6 beginning at 6:30 p.m. and ages 7 and older at 7 p.m. Free for HAYC3 members. Information: 518-686-9050, or www.HAYC3.org.

 

Friday March 9

 

Fish Fry

WHITEHALL American Legion Post 83 at 148 Main St. in Whitehall invites everyone to its Friday Fish Fry from 4:30 to 7 p.m. on March 9. 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.

 

Fish Fry

VICTORY The Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club invites everyone to its weekly Fish Fry from 5 to 7 p.m. on Fridays through March 30 at the club on Rt. 32, south of the village of Victory. Offered will be fried fish, fried clams or fried chicken tenders for $8 each, and clam chowder at $5 per quart. Eat in or take out. Information: 518-695-3917.

 

Friday Bingo

WHITEHALL Elks Lodge 1491 at 5 Elks Way in Whitehall will host Friday Night Bingo at 7 p.m. on March 9. Featured will be a $500 jackpot special. This bingo is held each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-1491.

 

Money Madness

MANCHESTER The Manchester Rotary Club will host March Money Madness, “an exhilarating evening with a chance to win $10,000,” on Friday, March 9, at Riley Rink in Manchester. Cost: $100, including admission for two, with hors d’oeuvres, four drink tickets, and a chance to win money and door prizes. Doors will open at 7 p.m., with drawings starting at 7:30 p.m. Tickets: Rotary Club members, www.marchmoneymadness.tumblr.com, link Buy Your Tickets Here! to Eventbrite website, or email MarchMoneyMadness@gmail.com.

 

Saturday March 10

 

Flea Market

HUDSON FALLS A Flea Market will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 10, and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, March 11, 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.

 

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.

 

Craft Fair

GREENWICH The Elks Auxiliary of Greenwich invites everyone to its Spring Craft Fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 10, at the Elks Lodge on Route 40 in Greenwich. Information/crafter space ($25 each): Donna at 692-2347, Amber at 587-8224, or email Donna at eccdb@verizon.net.

 

Irish Genealogy

GLENS FALLS Lisa Dougherty, a professional genealogist, will present a program on “Irish Genealogy,” from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 10, at the Crandall Public Library, 251 Glen Street in Glens Falls. Learn about sources to use to help identify the place of origin of your Irish ancestor(s). Information: 518-792-6508, Ext. 239, or www.crandalllibrary.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

 

Buffet Breakfast

FAIR HAVEN American Legion Post 49 at 72 S. Main St. in Fair Haven invites everyone to an all-you-can-eat Breakfast Buffet from 8 to 11 a.m. on March 11. Cost: $7 adults; $3.50 ages 3 to 10; free 2 and younger. This breakfast is held on the second Sunday each month, with few exceptions. Information: 802-265-7983.

 

Journaling Workshop

RUTLAND Joanna Tebbs Young will lead a workshop titled, “Journal to the Self,” from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, March 11 and 12, at the Chaffee Art Center, 16 S. Main Street in Rutland. Twenty-two journaling techniques will be taught for “personal growth, creative expression, and life enrichment.” There also will be a bus trip to the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. Cost/registration: 802-775-0356, or www.chaffeeartcenter.org.

 

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. Handicap accessible. Information: 686-4982.

 

Tuesday March 13

 

Rifle Competition

VICTORY The Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club on Route 32, south of the village of Victory, will conclude its Rifle Competition series at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 13. Open to all; bring your own 22-caliber rifle and ammunition. Information: Ron at 695-3917.

 

Wednesday March 14

 

Free Supper

DORSET A free Community Supper will be served from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 14, at The Dorset Church, off Route 30 at 143 Church Street. Takeouts will be available and everyone will be welcome. Information: Jane at 867-2260.

 

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.

 

Rummage Sale

GRANVILLE Sylvan Star/Skenesborough Chapter 122 will hold a Rummage Sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, March 16, at the Slate Valley Masonic Center, 95 North Street in Granville. This sale will be held on the third Friday each month, with few exceptions. Donations of clothing, household items and toys may be brought to the Masonic Center on the day of the sale. Information: Jean MacLeod at 518-260-0460.

 

Saturday March 17

 

$1 Breakfast

FAIR HAVEN A Community Breakfast will be served from 8 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 17, 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.

 

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, March 17. The pantry is open on the third Saturday each month. Information: 753-6984.

 

Al-Anon Workshop

BENNINGTON Al-Anon will hold its 27th Annual Cabin Fever Workshop from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 17, at the Second Congregational Church on Hillside Street in Bennington. Morning and afternoon workshops, along with a potluck lunch and raffle, will be featured. Information/directions: Apryl at 802-440-8109, Sue at 518-686-7998, or Val at 518-677-8934.

 

Monty Python

RUTLAND The 1974 movie classic, “Monty Python and the Holy Grail,” will be screened at 7 p.m. on Saturday March 17, at the Paramount Theatre in Rutland. Information/tickets: 802-775-0903.

 

Sunday March 18

 

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 March 18. 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, 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

 

Art Competition

GLENS FALLS Monday, March 19, is the deadline for students in local area schools to submit applications and artwork examples to participate in the Charles R. Wood Theater’s visual arts competition. Paintings of all kinds, sculpture, photography, and easily accessible video or installations are encouraged. Applications are available at local school art departments and by emailing erin@woodtheater.org. Information: 518-798-9663.

 

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.

 

Potluck Supper

HEBRON Everyone is invited to a Potluck Supper at 6 p.m. on Monday, March 19, 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, with few exceptions. Information: 518-854-7017, 854-3805, 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 March 19. This bingo is held each Monday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-677-8069.

 

Tuesday March 20

 

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, March 20. 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 March 23

 

Fish Fry

WHITEHALL American Legion Post 83 at 148 Main St. in Whitehall invites everyone to its Friday Fish Fry from 4:30 to 7  p.m. on March 23. 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.

 

Fish Fry

VICTORY The Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club invites everyone to its weekly Fish Fry from 5 to 7 p.m. on Fridays through March 30 at the club on Rt. 32, south of the village of Victory. Offered will be fried fish, fried clams or fried chicken tenders for $8 each, and clam chowder at $5 per quart. Eat in or take out. Information: 518-695-3917.

 

Friday Bingo

WHITEHALL Elks Lodge 1491 at 5 Elks Way in Whitehall will host Friday Night Bingo at 7 p.m. on March 23. Featured will be a $500 jackpot special. This bingo is held each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-1491.

 

Contra Dance

TINMOUTH A Contra Dance will be held from 8 to 11 p.m. on Friday, March 23, at the Tinmouth Community Center on Route 140. Cost: $9; $7 teens; free age 12 and younger. Wear clean, non-marring shoes. Refreshments will be available and everyone will be welcome (you don’t need to bring a partner). Information: 235-2718, or www.Tinmouthvt.org.

 

Saturday March 24

 

Flea Market

HUDSON FALLS A Flea Market will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 24, and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, March 25, 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.

 

Preserve Hike

MANCHESTER The Equinox Preservation Trust and the Mountain Goat store will offer a hike at the Equinox Preserve with Dr. Kerry Woods, an ecologist and Bennington College professor, on Saturday, March 24. Learn about Dr. Woods’ current research into land use history and landscape ecology in the Taconic Mountains. Meet at 9 a.m. at the West Union Street red gate parking lot in Manchester. Free and open to all. Information: Rick LaDue at 366-1400, or email rick@equinoxpreservationtrust.org.

 

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.

 

Basket Raffle

BOMOSEEN The Habitat Club at Castleton State College will hold a Basket Raffle on Saturday, March 24, at American Legion Post 50 on Route 4A in Bomoseen. Doors will open at 11 a.m., with drawings at 1 p.m. Food and drinks will be available and there’ll be a 50/50 raffle. Proceeds will benefit the students’ spring trip to Georgia to help build homes for the needy.

 

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.

 

Tuesday March 27

 

Exhibition Tour

SARATOGA SPRINGS Associate Curator Rachel Seligman will lead a tour of the exhibition, “Donald Moffett: The Extravagant Vein,” at noon on Tuesday, March 27, at The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum at Skidmore College, 815 N. Broadway in Saratoga Springs. This exhibition will run through June 3. Information: 518-580-8080, or www.skidmore.edu/tang.

 

Friday March 30

 

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.

 

Child Screening

RUTLAND AREA The Family and Infant Toddler Program of Rutland will hold a Child Screening from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, March 30, at the Fair Haven Grade School. For children age infant to 3 living in Fair Haven and West Haven. Information/appointments: 802-775-9711.

 

Saturday March 31

 

$1 Breakfast

POULTNEY A Community Breakfast will be served from 8 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 31, 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.

 

Craft Sale

GREENWICH The Middle Falls Fire Dept. will hold a Craft Sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 31, at the firehouse on Route 29 in Greenwich. Food will be available. Information/vendor space: Joan Martin at 518-480-9928, or email bringyourcrafts@yahoo.com.

 

Free Dinner

CAMBRIDGE A free Community Dinner will be served from noon to 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 31, at the First Baptist Church, 29 W. Main Street in Cambridge. Takeouts will be available at 12:45 p.m. for those unable to attend the dinner and if food still is available. Reservations are not necessary, this dinner is served on the last Saturday each month, and everyone will be welcome.

 

Chamber Players

SARATOGA SPRINGS The Saratoga Chamber Players will perform in concert on Saturday, March 31, at the United Methodist Church, Fifth Avenue and Henning Road in Saratoga Springs. Cost: $18 adults; $15 senior citizens; $12 students; free children with an adult. Tickets/time: 518-584-1427.

 

Saturday April 7

 

Doctor Strangelove

RUTLAND The 1964 movie classic, “Doctor Strangelove: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb,” starring Peter Sellers, George C. Scott, and other Hollywood luminaries, will be screened at 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 7, at the Paramount Theatre in Rutland. Information/tickets: 802-775-0903.

 

Wednesday April 11

 

Gallery Tour

SARATOGA SPRINGS A tour of the current exhibitions, “Nancy Grossman: Tough Life Diary” and “Pam Lins: Denver Gold,” will be held at noon on Wednesday, April 11, in the Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College, 815 N. Broadway in Saratoga Springs. Information: 518-580-8080, or www.skidmore.edu/tang.

 

Friday April 20

 

Driving Course

SCHUYLERVILLE The Olde Saratoga Seniors group will offer an AARP Defensive Driving Course from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, April 20, at the Schuylerville Town Hall. Cost: $19; $17 for AARP members. Information/registration: Roberta Hewitt at 695-3695.

 

Wednesday April 25

 

Exhibition Tour

SARATOGA SPRINGS Associate Curator Rachel Seligman will lead a tour of the exhibition, “Donald Moffett: The Extravagant Vein,” at noon on Wednesday, April 25, at The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum at Skidmore College, 815 N. Broadway in Saratoga Springs. This exhibition will run through June 3. Information: 518-580-8080, or www.skidmore.edu/tang.

 

Saturday April 28

 

The Apartment

RUTLAND The 1960 movie classic, “The Apartment,” starring Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine and Fred MacMurray, will be screened at 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 28, at the Paramount Theatre in Rutland. Information/tickets: 802-775-0903.

 

Sunday June 10

 

Chamber Players

SARATOGA SPRINGS The Saratoga Chamber Players will perform in concert on Sunday, June 10, at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs. Cost: $18 adults; $15 senior citizens; $12 students; free children with an adult. Tickets/time: 518-584-1427, or www.saratogachamberplayers.org.

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WASHINGTON COUNTY FARMERS’ MARKETS

 

Cambridge, Cambridge Freight Yard, East Main Street, behind Hubbard Hall, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays through mid October, contact Fran Morrison, 261-1877, e-mail jcamero4@nycap.rr.com.

 

Fort Edward, Broadway Lanes parking lot, Route 4, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fridays June through October, contact Linda Gifford, 792-0198.

 

Fort Ann, Walker’s Farm, Home and Tack, 5565 Route 4, 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays through October 26, contact Allison Wilshere, 639-5223.

 

Granville, downtown Granville, 2 to 5 p.m. Mondays, June through October, contact Bob Andersen, 854-3750.

 

Greenwich, Main Street (former IGA parking lot), 2 to 5:30 p.m. Thursdays, June through October, contact Bob Andersen, 854-3750.

 

Hudson Falls, Sutherland Farms, Lower Dix Avenue, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays, June through October, contact Linda Gifford, 792-0198.

 

Salem, Salem Park, Main Street, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, May through October, contact Bob Andersen, 854-3750.

 

Whitehall, Boulevard Park, 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesdays, June through October, contact Bob Andersen, 854-3750.

 

SARATOGA COUNTY FARMERS’ MARKETS (updated May 6, 2011)

 

Ballston Spa, Wisnal Park, Front Street, 3 to 6 p.m. Thursdays, 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays, mid June through September; Winter Market, CCE Building, 50 W. High Street, first Saturdays, 9 a.m. to noon, October through May; contact Cyndi Pastore, 885-6693.

 

Burnt Hills, Former Old Homestead Restaurant, Route 50 and Lakehill Road, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May through October, contact Gary Janssen, 384-0526.

 

Clifton Park, St. George’s Church, Route 146, 2 to 5 p.m. Thursdays, July through October, www.saratogafarmersmarket.org.

Gansevoort, Village Park, 3 to 6 p.m. Thursdays, June through October; Winter Market, inside City Hall, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. second Saturdays, November through February,  contact Linda Gifford at 792-0198.

 

Greenfield, Middle Grove Park, 4 to 7 p.m. Fridays, late June through September, contact Ron Deutsch, 469-6769.

 

Prestwick Chase at Saratoga, 3 to 6 p.m. Mondays, June through October, contact Kellie Postlethwaite, 584-7766.

 

Saratoga Springs, High Rock Park, 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, May through October; Winter Market, Division Street Elementary School, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, November through April,  www.saratogafarmersmarket.org.

 

South Glens Falls, Village Park, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays, June through October, contact Linda Gifford, 792-0198.

 

Waterford, Waterford Harbor Promenade, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sundays, June through October, contact Mary Stalker, 665-8344.

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