Community Calendar 2/16/12

 

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 St., 747-9352; and 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22, American Legion Post 83, the Washington County senior meal site, 148 Main St. 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.

 

Preschoolers Program

BENNINGTON The Bennington Museum and the Bennington Free Library will present the Bank of Bennington’s Museum ABCs Program titled, “Large and Small,” at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 16, at the museum, 75 Main St., Route 9. This program is suitable for preschoolers, ages 3 to 5, with their parents or caregivers. Free and open to the public. Preregistration is not required but is recommended at 802-447-1571, or 802-442-9051.

 

Meal at School

HARTFORD The senior class will serve a Dime-a-Dip Meal from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 16, at the Hartford Central School. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Baseball Sign-ups

CAMBRIDGE The Cambridge Little League will hold open registration as follows: 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16; 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, March 17; and 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 22. You’ll find the sign-ups in the cafeteria of the Cambridge Central School. The deadline for registration is March 24.  Information: Email cambridgelittleleague@gmail.com, or www.cambridgelittleleague.com.

 

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 St. 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.

 

Clothing Walk-In

GREENWICH The Greenwich Emergency Relief Committee will hold a clothing walk-in from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 16, and 9 to 10:30 a.m. Friday the 17th, at the Greenwich Town Office, 2 Academy St. Clothing will be available for the entire family for a small fee. Greenwich United Church members will be on hand to welcome shoppers.

 

Habitat Meetings

MANCHESTER The Bennington Area Habitat for Humanity affiliate will hold Informational Meetings at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 16; 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 18; 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22; and 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, at The Tutorial Center on Richville Road near the Manchester Post Office. People who have lived in or worked in Bennington County for at least the past 12 months are invited to come see if they would be a good candidate for a Habitat home. Information: 802-367-1000.

 

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 Ave. 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 St. in Glens Falls. Information/tickets: 518-874-0800, or www.woodtheater.org.

 

Friday February 17

 

Google Contest

RUTLAND The Chaffee Art Center at 16 South Main St. in Rutland is a local partner with Google for the 2012 Doodle 4 Google Contest. All kindergarten through grade 12 students are encouraged to submit their own Google doodle, the best to be displayed on www.google.com. A winner will be selected in each state and each winner will receive a $30,000 college scholarship, and a $50,000 technology grant for his or her school. Contest rules/applications: Visit Lucy’s Room at the Chaffee.

 

Art Camps

MANCHESTER The Southern Vermont Arts Center off West Road in Manchester is accepting registrations for its February Break art camps that will run from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, Feb. 20 to 24. Registration: 802-362-1405, Ext. 10. Information: www.svac.org.

Library Lovers

MANCHESTER Betsy Bleakie, executive director of the Mark Skinner Library in Manchester, urges all Manchester residents to participate in Library Lover’s Month by getting a free library card. The card provides free access to bestsellers, audio books, downloadable e-book services, magazines, movies, online courses, and more. Programs for adults and children, too. Information: 802-362-2607, or www.markskinnerlibrary.org.

 

Black History Exhibit

STILLWATER Saratoga National Historical Park at routes 4 and 32 in Stillwater invites everyone to see its new Black History Month exhibit featuring Agrippa Hull, a black soldier who fought in the Battle of Saratoga. A slave in his early life, Agrippa later became a successful businessman. Free. Information: 518-664-9821, or www.nps.gov/sara.

 

Hearth Cooking

HEBRON Registrations are being accepted for one-day open hearth cooking classes that will be offered from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. from March 24 through 31 at the 1786 Wilson Homestead in Hebron. Meals will be cooked in a stone fireplace using original or reproduction hearth equipment. Cost: $45, gift certificates available. Information/registration: Sally Brillon at 518-854-3134.

 

Horsemen’s Social

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

 

OES Sale

ARLINGTON Red Mountain Chapter 41, Order of the Eastern Star of Arlington, will hold a book/record/puzzle/game/framed print sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 17, and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday the 18th, at the Arlington Masonic Lodge, 117 E. Arlington Road (next to Mack Molding). Information/donations for sale: Kathy Cotrofeld at 375-6782.

 

Faith Fridays

SALEM Children in kindergarten through grade 5 are invited to Faith Filled Fridays from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the First United Presbyterian Church, 13 W. Broadway in Salem. Christian songs and Bible verses, games, crafts and snacks will be featured each Friday. Information: Rev. Donna Jackson at 518-854-9471, or email pastordonna1@gmail.com.

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 11 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 West Main St. 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. Dinner cost: Free-will offering. 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.

 

Traveling Light

MANCHESTER The National Theater of London’s latest production, “Traveling Light,” will be broadcast at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 17, in the Riley Center for the Arts at Burr and Burton Academy in Manchester. This new play by Nicholas Wright “imagines the birth of silent film in a remote eastern European village at the turn of the century.” Cost: $20; $5 students. Information/tickets: Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning, Renee Bornstein, 802-362-1199, or www.greenmtnacademy.org.

 

Friday Bingo

WHITEHALL Elks Lodge 1491 at 5 Elks Way in Whitehall will host Friday night

bingo at 7 p.m. on 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 St. 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 North 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 St., 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 farmers’ market will be open from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday Feb. 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 St. in Schuylerville. There’ll be more than 40 vendors, a bake sale, and homemade food will be served all day. Information: 518-695-3011.

 

Quilters Meeting

ARGYLE The Highland Quilters Guild will meet at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 18 at the Argyle Methodist Church. This is Community Service Day for “Babies, Babies, and Babies.” Bring your blocks, pastel strips or fabric. A few sewing machines are needed. Plan to stay after the meeting to help assemble the baby quilts.

 

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.

 

Food Drive

HARTFORD The Hartford community food drive will continue through June 30 to benefit the Hartford community food pantry. Bring nonperishable 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.

 

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.

 

Girl Scout Cookies

MANCHESTER Girl Scout Troop 232 will sell Girl Scout cookies from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 18, 19, 25 and 26, outside the Orvis outlet, 4382 Main St. in Manchester. Eight cookie varieties will be offered at $3.50 per box, including the new Savannah Smiles that celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Girl Scouts. On a diet? Consider donating cookies to the Manchester Community Food Cupboard. Information: Email troop232manchester@gmail.com.

 

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 St. 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 renealogy 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.

 

Family Activity

SARATOGA SPRINGS A family saturdays activity will be offered from 2 to 3:30 p.m. on Feb. 18 at the Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College, 815 N. Broadway in Saratoga Springs. For children age 5 and older, this activity will feature a brief gallery tour followed by a hands-on art activity. This event will be held on Saturdays through April 21 (except April 7). Information/reservations: 518-580-8080, or www.skidmore.edu/tang.

 

Opening Reception

MANCHESTER The Southern Vermont Arts Center off West Road in Manchester invites everyone to an opening reception for its February solo exhibitions from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 18. You’ll find this event in the center’s Yester House Gallery where this show will run through March 19. Information: 802-362-1405, or www.svac.org.

 

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.

 

Free Supper

ARLINGTON St. James Episcopal Church invites everyone to a free community supper from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 18, in its church undercroft at routes 7A and 313 West in Arlington. Chili, cornbread and dessert will be served. Information: 802-375-9952, or www.stjamesarlingtonvt.org.

 

Pot Roast Supper

MANCHESTER The Mary Martha fellowship of the First Baptist Church of Manchester invites everyone to a pot roast supper at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 18, at the church, corner of Bonnet and Main streets (routes 30 and 7A) in Manchester. Cost: $11 adults; $5 age 10 and younger. Reservations/if stairs are a problem: Martha Thompson at 802-362-3473.

 

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 nonperishable 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.

 

Songs for Lovers

GREENWICH Con Brio Performing Arts will present a “songs for lovers” concert at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 18, at “Seventy Main” in Greenwich. Crooner David Giardina will perform works from the great American songbook, featuring classics from the early to mid 20th century, often referred to as Tin Pan Alley.

 

Pajama Party

VALLEY FALLS VFW Post 1938 on Poplar Avenue in Valley Falls will host a pajama party at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 18. Harmony Kat will provide the music and 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 St. 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

 

Pancake Breakfast

WEST PAWLET The West Pawlet Volunteer Fire Dept. invites everyone to an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast from 7 a.m. to noon on Sunday, Feb. 19, at the firehouse in West Pawlet. Cost: $7 age 12 and older; $5 ages 5 to 11; free 4 and younger. There also will be a food sale, with rolls, pies, cookies and more.

 

Pancakes, Waffles

SCHAGHTICOKE Victor Masonic Lodge will serve a pancake/Belgian waffle breakfast from 7:30 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 19, at the lodge across from the Hoosic Valley Central School on Route 67. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Country Breakfast

GANSEVOORT The Gansevoort Volunteer Fire Dept. invites everyone to an all-you-can-eat country breakfast with pancakes, omelets and more from 8 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 19, at the Gansevoort Firehouse. Cost: $7 adults; $6.50 senior citizens; $5 ages 4 to 12; free 3 and younger.

 

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 on Sunday, Feb. 19, 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 St. 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.

 

Christian Singer

GRANVILLE Christian country gospel singer John Osborne will perform in concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 19, at the handicap-accessible Granville Baptist Church, 23 Quaker St. Everyone will be welcome and a free-will offering will be accepted. Information: Pastor Jim Peterson at 642-2245.

 

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 St. in Cambridge. Information: 518-677-2495, or www.hubbardhall.org.

 

Owl Moon Hike

GRANVILLE Children and adults capable of hiking are encouraged to participate in a free Owl Moon walk to be sponsored by the Pember Museum from 6 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 19. Meet at 6 p.m. at the S. Grimes Hill Road entrance to the Hebron Nature Preserve. Bring a flashlight and wear boots or snowshoes as appropriate. Registration is not required. In case of inclement weather, call Bernadette at 692-3129 to confirm this event still is on.

 

Monday February 20

 

Seabee Ball

FORT EDWARD Monday, Feb. 20, is the deadline to make your reservation for the Annual Seabee Ball that will be held on Saturday, March 3, at the Fort Edward Firehouse on Broadway. There’ll be a cocktail hour at 6 p.m., a roast beef and turkey dinner at 7 p.m. (BYOB), and music by a deejay. Casual dress or wear your uniform. Cost: $15. Information/reservations: Nick at 518-642-0506, or email seabeenick@verizon.net.

 

Celebrating Carnival

GLENS FALLS The World Awareness Children’s Museum at 89 Warren St. in Glens Falls will offer a school vacation program, “Celebrating Carnival Around the World,” from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, Feb. 20 to 24. For ages 5 to 12, this program will explore how people celebrate Mardi Gras/Carnival in different countries, including the United States. And at 1 p.m. on Feb. 24, the Berkshire Bateria drummer ensemble will host a workshop, “Joy of samba.” Programs are included with the $5 admission fee. Information: 518-793-2773, or www.worldchildrensmuseum.org.

 

Methodist Women

CAMBRIDGE The Embury Unit of United Methodist Women will meet at 11 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 20, in the Fellowship Hall at the Embury United Methodist Church, 41 E. Main St. in Cambridge. Nancy Osgood will present a program on “Prayer and self-denial.” Bring a sandwich for lunch, Gerrie Burch will provide dessert and beverages, and guests will be welcome. Information: 518-677-3602.

 

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.

 

Kids Movie Nights

SCHAGHTICOKE Four kids movie nights for ages 8 and older will be held Monday through Thursday, Feb. 20 to 23, at the Diver Memorial Library, 136 Main St. in Schaghticoke. Light refreshments will be served. Information/time: 518-753-4344, email info@diverlibrary.org, or www.diverlibrary.org.

 

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

 

Magic Show

FAIR HAVEN Tom Joyce will present a magic show for children and adults at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 21, at the Fair Haven Free Library, 107 Main St. Chase away the winter blues with magic, comedy and laughter at this free event that’s open to all. Information: 802-265-8011.

 

Animals Story Time

GRANVILLE Story time with live animals will be offered from 10 to 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 21, at the Pember Museum, 33 W. Main St. in Granville. Meet Pansy, the European ferret, and listen to the story, “Rikki-Tikki-Tavi.” Also meet Spike, the African pygmy hedgehog, and enjoy the story, “The Hat.” Free and open to children of all ages. Advance registration is required at 518-642-1515.

 

Pancake Supper

SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville United Methodist Church at 51 Church St. invites everyone to an all-you-can-eat pancake supper from 4 to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 21. Cost: Free-will offering.

 

Pancake Supper

EASTON The Easton Methodist Church on Route 40 in North Easton invites everyone to a pancake supper from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 21. Cost: $7.50 adults; $3.50 children. Reservations are not necessary. Information: Edna at 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.

 

Soldier Tribute

SARATOGA SPRINGS Saratoga National Historical Park Ranger Tom McMartin will discuss a “Tribute to the American soldier” at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 21, at the NYS Military Museum and Veterans Research Center, 61 Lake Ave. in Saratoga Springs. Tom will highlight what makes the American soldier so special, from the first continental soldiers of the Revolutionary War to today’s army. Free and open to all. Information: 518-581-5100, or www.nysmm.org.

 

Bingo

QUEENSBURY The Queensbury VFW at 32 Luzerne Road, across from the West Glens Falls Fire Department, will host ningo 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

 

Flute Making

GRANVILLE Children age 5 and older are invited to create and decorate their own Japanese knotweed flute from 10 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 22, at the Pember Library, 33 W. Main St. in Granville. Cost: $3. Advance registration is required at 518-642-2525.

 

Owls 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, 48 West Road in Manchester. Learn all about owls from Grafton Nature Museum staff members. Free and open to all; children must be supervised by adult caregivers. Information: 802-362-2607.

 

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 St. in Whitehall. Terry will provide an officer’s view of George Washington and also take questions from attendees. All area senior citizens are invited.

 

Ash Wednesday Service

GRANVILLE An ecumenical Ash Wednesday service will be held at 7 p.m. on Feb. 22 at the United Church of Granville’s Methodist Building on Church Street. Everyone will be welcome.

 

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.

 

Slate Painting

GRANVILLE Children age 6 and older are invited to a slate painting and decoupage class from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 23, at the Pember Library, 33 W. Main St. in Granville. Learn about the history of slate and create your own slate wall hanging. Cost: $3. Advance registration is required at 518-642-2525.

 

Friday February 24

 

eReader Class

GRANVILLE The Pember Library at 33 W. Main St. 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. Preregistration is required at 518-642-2525.

 

Lenten Luncheon

GRANVILLE A Lenten luncheon will be held on Friday, Feb. 24, at the Raceville Methodist Church. A prayer service will be held at noon, followed by a soup and bread luncheon at 12:30 p.m. Everyone will be welcome.

Lenten Meal

HOOSICK FALLS St. Mary’s Academy will offer Lenten meals from 5 to 7 p.m. (or until sold out) on Fridays from Feb. 24 through March 30 at the Immaculate Conception Hall in Hoosick Falls. Eat in or take out. Cost: $9 fish fry dinner, including a $1 coupon for a future fish fry dinner; $5 macaroni and cheese. Information: 686-4314.

 

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. Preregistration is requested with Kim Murphy at 802-362-3300, or email kmurphy@amff.com.

 

Free Lunch

ARGYLE The Argyle United Methodist Church is serving a free community soup and sandwich lunch from noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 25. All are invited.

 

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 St. 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 Ave. 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 nonalcoholic 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

 

Chinese Auction

FORT ANN A Chinese auction will be held on Sunday, Feb. 26, at the Fort Ann Firehouse. Doors will open at 11:30 a.m., with drawings at 1:30 p.m. Admission: $5; $2 additional tickets. Proceeds will benefit the People-to-People student ambassador program for Rachael Everts.

 

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 St. in Cambridge. Information: 518-677-2495, or www.hubbardhall.org.

 

Black History

SARATOGA SPRINGS The National Museum of Dance at 99 S. Broadway in Saratoga Springs invites Saratoga community members to a Black History Month celebration from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 26. Special guests will discuss the goals of human rights, equality and dignity through literature, music, dance and the visual arts. Cost: Free, donations appreciated. Information: 518-584-2225, or www.dancemuseum.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 St. in Cambridge. Information: 518-677-2495, or www.hubbardhall.org.

 

Oscar Party

MANCHESTER The Hot Chocolate Society will host an Oscar party at 5 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 26, at The Wilburton Inn in Manchester. The Academy Awards will be broadcast on multiple screens while guests enjoy food creations by local chefs and specialty cocktails, and participate in an Oscar pool. Cost: $45 online at http://thehotchocolatesociety.com, $55 at the door, or call Michael and Carolina Ellenbogen at 802-768-8498.

 

Monday February 27

 

St. David’s Dinner

POULTNEY Monday, Feb. 27, is the deadline to make your reservation for the Annual St. David’s Day Dinner that will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 4, at AJ’s Restaurant on Quaker Street in Granville. The cost for the dinner, sponsored by the Poultney Area St. David’s Society, will be $16, and this event is open to members and guests. Information/reservations: Helen Jones at 802-287-9729; Nancy Williams at 518-642-0709, or Jan Edwards at 802-287-5744.

 

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

 

Sustainability Class

QUEENSBURY Wednesday, Feb. 29, at 4 p.m. is the deadline to register for the Adirondack Regional Chamber of Commerce’s “Building Business Sustainability” workshop that will be held from 7:30 to 10 a.m. on Friday, March 2, at SUNY Adirondack’s Regional Higher Education Center, Room 128, 640 Bay Road in Queensbury. Cost: $75 non-members and walk-ins; $45 ARCC members. Information/registration: 518-798-1761.

 

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.

 

Coping with Grief

RUTLAND The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice will offer a free program for men who’ve experienced a loss through death. A chili supper prepared by hospice volunteers will be served and participants will gain an understanding of the grieving process and its impact on everyday life. Meetings will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays beginning on March 1 and continuing March 15 and 29, April 12 and 26, and May 10 at the RAVNAH office, 7 Albert Cree Drive in Rutland. Registration is requested with Ann LaRocque at 802-770-1516.

 

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

 

Business Forum

POULTNEY Friday, March 2, is the deadline to register for the Poultney Area Chamber of Commerce’s “A Spotlight on Business Forum” that will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 10, at the Poultney Elementary School. Products and services offered by Poultney businesses will be showcased. Table space will be free for Poultney Chamber members and $50 for non-member businesses. Information/registration: Valerie Broughton at 802-287-2790, or Marylee Harris at 287-4114.

 

Young Playwrights

DORSET The Dorset Theatre Festival is sponsoring its First Annual Jean E. Miller Young Playwrights Competition for middle and high school students in the Bennington Rutland Supervisory Union. Nationally renowned playwrights will serve as judges, winners will be announced in September, and professional actors will perform the original works the third week in September. Interested students, educators and parents may call Faith Griffiths at 802-867-2223, or email faith@dorsettheatrefestival.org, for information.

 

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.

 

Book Sale

HUDSON FALLS The Hudson Falls Free Library at 220 Main Street will hold an End of Winter Book Sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, March 2, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday the third. Hardcover and paperback books for children and adults will be available, as well as pre-owned movies in both DVD and VHS formats, and talking books in CD and audio cassette tape. Canvas tote bags with the library’s logo, too. Information: 518-747-6406, or email mgandron@sals.edu.

 

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: 0518-792-1740, 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.

 

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, March 3, 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.

 

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 on Saturday, March 3. 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.

 

Eagle Watch

GREENWICH Ron Renoni will lead the Battenkill Conservancy’s 2012 Eagle Watch Excursion from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 3. Adults and children will meet Ron at 10 a.m. at the Kmart parking lot in Greenwich and look for eagles in the Battenkill Valley, near the Hudson River. Dress in warn, non-cotton layers, bring binoculars or scopes if you have them, and non-alcoholic beverages. Cost: Free, donations welcome. Information: 518-677-2545, or email bc@battenkillconservancy.org.

 

Toulouse-Lautrec

GLENS FALLS The Hyde Collection at 161 Warren Street in Glens Falls invites everyone to see its newest exhibition, “Toulouse-Lautrec & Company: Prints from the Belle Epoque,” that will run from March 3 through May 27. Featured will be 10 lithographs by Toulouse-Lautrec and about 20 prints by his contemporaries. Hyde hours through May are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, and closed Monday and Tuesday. Information: 518-792-1761, or www.hydecollection.org.

 

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.

 

Art Reception

CAMBRIDGE An opening reception for an exhibition titled, “Dubin’s Art,” will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 3, at The Small Gallery in the Valley Artisans Market, 25 E. Main Street (Route 372) in Cambridge. Meet artist Barry Targan who works under the name Richard Dubin and learn about his art, including works in enameled copper and wood. Information: 518-677-2765, or visit Facebook.

 

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

 

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.

 

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.

 

Friday March 9

 

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.

 

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.

 

Lenten Meal

HOOSICK FALLS St. Mary’s Academy will offer Lenten Meals from 5 to 7 p.m. (or until sold out) on Fridays through March 30 at the Immaculate Conception Hall in Hoosick Falls. Eat in or take out. Cost: $9 fish fry dinner, including a $1 coupon for a future fish fry dinner; $5 macaroni and cheese. Information: 686-4314.

 

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.

 

Irish Comedy Tour

GLENS FALLS The comedic troupe, “The Irish Comedy Tour,” will perform at 8 p.m. on Friday, March 9, at the Charles R. Wood Theater, 207 Glen Street in Glens Falls. This trio of “hilarious Irish American comedians tear apart, as well as validate, all of the Irish myths and stereotypes.” Cost: $29.50. Information/tickets: 518-874-0800, or www.WoodTickets.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.

 

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 10 and 11, 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.

 

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.

 

Raptor Fest

FORT EDWARD The Friends of the Washington County Grasslands Important Bird Area (IBA) will host the Second Annual Winter Raptor Fest from 10 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. on Saturday, March 10, and 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday the 11th, at the IBA in Fort Edward. Close encounters with owls, hawks and falcons, presentations, vendor exhibits, guided snowshoe walks, horse-drawn sleigh rides, children’s activities, a photo contest, and more will be featured. Cost: Small fee for raptor programs and sleigh rides. Information: www.winterraptorfest.com.

 

Family Activity

SARATOGA SPRINGS A Family Saturdays activity will be offered from 2 to 3:30 p.m. on March 10 at the Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College, 815 N. Broadway in Saratoga Springs. For children age 5 and older, this activity will feature a brief gallery tour followed by a hands-on art activity. This event will be held on Saturdays through April 21 (except April 7). Information/reservations: 518-580-8080, or www.skidmore.edu/tang.

 

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 Sunday, 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.

 

VSO Concert

RUTLAND The Vermont Symphony Orchestra, with Director Jaime Laredo, will perform an “Orchestral 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.ParamountLive.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.

 

Parish Mission

GRANVILLE The Sisters of Charity from Scarsdale will lead an ecumenical Parish Mission at 7 p.m. Sunday through Wednesday, March 11 to 14, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church on Bulkley Avenue in Granville. Each session, running from an hour to 1.5 hours, will feature praise, song, witnesses and talks, and everyone will be welcome.

 

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.

 

Burgoyne’s Army

SARATOGA SPRINGS Saratoga National Historical Park Ranger Larry Arnold will answer the question, “What happened to the British troops who surrendered at Saratoga?” at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 20, at the NYS Military Museum and Veterans Research Center, 61 Lake Avenue in Saratoga Springs. Free and open to all. Information: 518-581-5100, or www.nysmm.org.

 

Thursday March 22

 

Art Talk

SARATOGA SPRINGS Artist Donald Moffett and Mason Stokes, associate professor of English, will speak at 7 p.m. on Thursday,  March 22, in the Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College, 815 N. Broadway in Saratoga Springs. Meet Donald and Mason and learn about the current exhibition, “Donald Moffett: The Extravagant Vein,” that will run through June 3. Information: 518-580-8080, or www.skidmore.edu/tang.

 

Friday March 23

 

Rummage Sale

GRANVILLE Sylvan Star/Skenesborough Chapter 122 will hold a Rummage Sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, March 23, at the Slate Valley Masonic Center, 95 North Street in Granville. Donations of clothing, household items and toys may be brought to the Masonic Center from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on March 22. 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 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.

 

Lenten Meals

HOOSICK FALLS St. Mary’s Academy will offer Lenten Meals from 5 to 7 p.m. (or until sold out) on Friday, March 23 and 30, at the Immaculate Conception Hall in Hoosick Falls. Eat in or take out. Cost: $9 fish fry dinner, including a $1 coupon for a future fish fry dinner; $5 macaroni and cheese. Information: 686-4314.

 

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.

 

Cash Tribute

HARTFORD The Hartford Volunteer Fire Company Auxiliary will host “The Spirit of Johnny Cash,” a concert featuring Harold Ford, Laura Lucy and The Cash Band, at 8 p.m. on Friday, March 23, in the firehouse at the corner of routes 40 and 149. Doors will open at 7 p.m. and refreshments will be available. Cost: $15. Information/tickets: 632-5326.

 

Eleanor Roosevelt

EASTON “Eleanor,” an original musical by Suzanne Cohen that’s based on the life of Eleanor Roosevelt, will be staged at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, March 23 and 24, and 2 p.m. Sunday the 25th, at Burton Hall in Easton. Sylvia Eowyn Bloom will star as Eleanor Roosevelt while John Dartt of Hoosick Falls will portray President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Cost: $15 adults; $10 students. Information/reservations: 518-480-9071.

 

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

 

Story Time

SCHAGHTICOKE Story Time with Hope Davis will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 25, at the Diver Memorial Library, 136 Main Street in Schaghticoke. This activity, for ages 4 to 8, will feature a “fiber barn” theme and hands-on learning with a story. Information; 518-753-4344, or www.diverlibrary.org.

 

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.

 

Sunday April 8

 

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 April 8. Handicap accessible. Information: 686-4982.

 

Tuesday April 10

 

Gallery Tour

SARATOGA SPRINGS Author Douglas Crimp, a Fanny Knapp Allen professor of art history at the University of Rochester, will lead a Gallery Tour at noon on Tuesday, April 10, at the Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College, 815 N. Broadway in Saratoga Springs. Return at 8 p.m. for Douglas’ reading from his new book, “Our Kind of Movie: The Films of Andy Warhol.” Information: 518-580-8080, or www.skidmore.edu/tang.

 

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.

 

Thursday April 12

 

Music, Poetry

SARATOGA SPRINGS Poets Caroline Rothstein and Jared Paul will present “An Evening of Spoken Word” at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 12, at the Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College, 815 N. Broadway in Saratoga Springs. Included will be an opening musical performance by the “Artifacts.” 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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