Community Calendar 3/1/12

T hursday 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.

 

Equinox Classes

MANCHESTER The following classes will be offered at Equinox Village in Manchester: Tai Chi for Seniors, 10 a.m. Thursdays, call Rich at 802-645-1960, or email rich@greenmountaintaichi.com; Chair Yoga, 2 p.m. Fridays, call Ali at 802-558-7764; and Zumba Gold at 9 a.m. Friday, March 2, call Kylee at 802-362-4061, or www.zumbafitness-andrea.com.

 

Spaghetti Benefit

SCHUYLERVILLE Everyone is invited to a Spaghetti Dinner and Silent Auction from 5 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 1, at the Schuylerville Elementary School cafeteria. Takeouts will be available beginning at 4:30 p.m. Cost: $9, $6 senior citizens and ages 6 to 12, free age 5 and younger, with proceeds benefiting the Schuylerville Area Food and Emergency Relief organization. Also, food donations for the food pantry will be accepted at the door. Information: Denise at 695-3582.

 

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

 

Book Sale

WHITEHALL The Whitehall Library is having a book sale for the next few weeks during the hours that the Library is open. Bring your own shopping bag and fill
for $2.00 or buy a single book for a quarter. The sale is held downstairs
in the children’s room.

 

Hunger Games

MANCHESTER The Mark Skinner Library at 48 West Road in Manchester invites visitors to take the Hunger Games Trivia Test for a chance to win free tickets to “The Hunger Games” movie. Information: 802-362-2607, or www.markskinnerlibrary.org.

 

Virginia Trip

GRANVILLE AREA The Recycled Teenagers group is accepting reservations for a trip to Virginia April 26 through 29. Cost: $480, including three nights lodging, three breakfasts and dinners (one dinner cruise), reserved seats for the Azalea Festival Grand Parade, a naval tour, and more. Information/reservations: Dot Barber at 632-5210.

 

Seniors Trip

GRANVILLE AREA The Argyle, Granville and Hartford seniors are accepting reservations for a trip to see the Irish Rovers at Turning Stone in Verona, N.Y., on Friday, March 16. Cost: $89, including the show, buffet lunch and $15 gaming bonus. Pick ups will be made in Fort Edward, Argyle, Hartford and Granville. Information/reservations: Dot Barber at 632-5210.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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 St. 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.

 

Prized Painting

GLENS FALLS The Hyde Collection at 161 Warren St. in Glens Falls has welcomed back its prized “Christ with Folded Arms” painting by Rembrandt van Rijn. See it from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Information: 518-792-1761, or www.hydecollection.org.

 

Book Sale

HUDSON FALLS The Hudson Falls Free Library at 220 Main St. 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 used 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.

 

Lenten Services

GRANVILLE Everyone is invited to Lenten prayer services and soup and bread luncheons that will be held at noon on Fridays in Granville as follows: St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Bulkley Avenue, March 2; Trinity Episcopal Church, E. Main Street, March 9; Granville Baptist Church, Quaker Street, March 16; South Granville Congregational Church, Route 149, March 23; and United Church of Granville, Methodist Building on Church Street, March 30. Information: Pastor Jim Peterson at 642-2245, or email JCPeterson@roadrunner.com.

 

DAR Meeting

CAMBRIDGE The Ondawa-Cambridge Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, will meet at 1 p.m. on Friday, March 2, at the Embury United Methodist Church in Cambridge. Following the business meeting, guests are invited to a program, “The Original Battlefield Tour,” by Park Ranger William Valosin from Saratoga National Historical Park. Refreshments, too. Information: Carole Dilley at 518-677-7095, or JoAnn Trinkle, 677-3324.

 

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.

 

Lenten Discussions

WELLS Adults and teens are encouraged to participate in Lenten Discussions that will be held at 5:30 p.m. on five Friday evenings beginning on March 2 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church’s Parish House off the green in Wells. Phyllis Tickle will lead the discussions on how Christianity has changed through the centuries. Information/registration: Rev. William Davidson at 518-499-1850.

 

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.

 

Winter Carnival

GRANVILLE The Mettowee Valley Church will host a free Winter Carnival from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, March 2, in the gymnasium at Granville High School on Quaker Street. Featured will be games, prizes, live music, carnival food, face painting, balloon animals, and a large bouncy house for children of all ages and their families. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Coupon Club

SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville Public Library at 52 Ferry St. 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.

 

First Fridays Event

GRANVILLE As part of the First Fridays series, the Slate Valley Museum, 17 Water St. in Granville, will showcase furniture and sculptural objects created by O.Z. Sculptures from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday, March 2. Granville native Owen Z. Crawford and his wife, Neisja Crawford, use local materials like New York and Vermont slate, and Vermont wood, in their works. Food from the Wells Country Store also will be featured. Information: 518-642-1417, or www.slatevalleymuseum.org.

 

Art Opening

RUTLAND Vermont Actors’ Repertory Theatre members will stage two one-act plays, “Save Me A Place at Forest Lawn” and “Lemonade,” beginning 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 St. in Rutland. Save Me a Place features two one-act plays with four elderly women who possess both wisdom and humor, while Lemonade showcases two elderly matrons seeking relief from the boredom of middle age. Cost: $15. Information/tickets: 802-775-0903, www.paramountlive.org, or at the Chaffee door.

 

Night of the Iguana

CAMBRIDGE “The Night of the Iguana” will be staged on Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., and 2 p.m. Sundays, from March 2 through 25 at Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main St. in Cambridge. Cost: $25; $22 members; $15 students; free subscribers. Also, there’ll be a pay-what-you-will rehearsal performance at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 1, and a Mexican Feast Opening Night Dinner at 6 p.m. Friday, March 2. Information/tickets: 518-677-2495, or www.hubbardhall.org.

 

Saturday March 3

 

Teen Softball

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

 

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 St. 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 Geoscience 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 warm, noncotton layers, bring binoculars or scopes if you have them, and nonalcoholic beverages. Cost: Free, donations welcome. Information: 518-677-2545, or email bc@battenkillconservancy.org.

 

Welsh Celebration

GRANVILLE The Slate Valley Museum at 17 Water St. in Granville invites everyone to celebrate the area’s immigrant Welsh community and St. David’s Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 3. Sample traditional leek soup and cacen gri (Welsh cookies), and see the films, “How Green is My Valley” at 10 a.m. and “The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill but Came Down a Mountain” at 2 p.m. Welsh-inspired children’s crafts and activities, too. Information: 518-642-1417, or www.slatevalleymuseum.org.

 

Toulouse-Lautrec

GLENS FALLS The Hyde Collection at 161 Warren St. in Glens Falls invites everyone to see its newest exhibition, “Toulouse-Lautrec & Co.: 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.

 

Fireside Stories

GRANVILLE Fireside Stories for children will be offered at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 3, at the Pember Library, 33 W. Main St. in Granville. Dr. Seuss will be the theme this week. Information: 518-642-2525.

 

Mini-Shredders

NORTH CREEK A free Mini-Shredders Jibfest Freestyle 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.

 

Artist Reception

DORSET The Dorset Public Library will host an opening reception for an exhibition of work by artist Mark Tougias from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 3. Mark paints en plein air and in the studio, in Vermont and nearby Washington County. His paintings will be offered for sale, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the library. Free and open to all. Information: 802-867-5774, or www.dorsetlibraryinfo.org.

 

Winter Carnival

POULTNEY The Mettowee Valley Church will host a free Winter Carnival from 1 to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 3, in the gymnasium at Poultney High School. Featured will be games, prizes, live music, carnival food, face painting, balloon animals, and a large bouncy house for children of all ages and their families. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Block Party

STRATTON MOUNTAIN “Marchdi Gras,” a Village Block Party, will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 3, at Stratton Village. Food and drink vendors, live music, and more will be featured. Information: 1-800-STRATTON, or www.Stratton.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 St. (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.

 

Chicken Barbecue

GRANVILLE The Knights of Columbus invite everyone to a Chicken Barbecue from 4:30 p.m. until sold out on Saturday, March 3, at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Granville. Takeouts will be available. Cost: $9.

 

Art Reception

MANCHESTER Gander Gallery at 4716B Main St. in Manchester will host an opening reception for an exhibition of work by fine art photographer Victoria Blewer and Vermont landscape artist Sabra Field from 5 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 3. Free and open to all. Information: 802-768-8396, or www.gandergallery.net.

 

Beer, Burgers, Porsche

SARATOGA SPRINGS The Saratoga Automobile Museum at 110 Ave. of the Pines in Saratoga Springs invites everyone to its Third Annual Beer and Burgers event from 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, March 3. Beers from more than 20 microbreweries will be available, and you’ll view the museum’s current exhibit, “Porsche: 60 Years of Speed and Style in North America.” Vegetarian food options, the Albany All Stars Roller Derby girls, and music by Summer of Doug also will be featured. Tickets: www.saratogamuseum.org. Information: 518-587-1935.

 

Rock & Bowl

MANCHESTER The Third Annual Rock & Bowl event will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, March 3, in the Spiral Press Café at the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester. Local musicians from the SoFar band, Burr and Burton Academy, and the Long Trail and Maple Street schools will perform in coffeehouse style. Cost: $5 suggested minimum donation to benefit the Community Food Cupboard. And, the bookstore will donate 10 percent of all March 3 sales revenue to the cupboard.

 

Spirituals, Gospel

RUTLAND The Pennsylvania State University School of Music will present “Essence of Joy,” an upbeat concert of African-American spirituals and gospel music, at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 3, at Grace Church, 8 Court St. in Rutland. The Grace Church, Castleton State College, and Mill River Union High School choir, chorale and chorus respectively also will perform. Cost: Free-will offering. Information: 802-775-4301.

 

Sunday March 4

 

Kids Fishing Derby

WHITEHALL The Tyke’s Kids Fishing Derby will be held from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 4, at South Bay in Whitehall. Each child will receive a prize for coming out and there’ll be hot dogs, hamburgers and soda. Monetary donations in support of the derby will be appreciated. Information/to donate: Elaine Phillips at 518-282-0034.

 

Pancake Breakfast

JOHNSONVILLE The Johnsonville Rescue Squad at 4 River Road invites everyone to a Pancake/French Toast Breakfast from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, March 4. Cost: $6 adults; $3 children. Also, bottles will be accepted for recycling to benefit the squad.

 

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.

 

End-of-Life Prep

DORSET The United Church of Dorset and East Rupert will host a “Starting the Conversation” event to discuss end-of-life preparations at noon on Sunday, March 4, at the church, off Route 30 at 143 Church St. in Dorset. Cynthia D. Yee, spiritual advisor and chaplain with the Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice, will lead the discussion that will include advance directives, medical treatment, and hospice care. Information: 802-867-2260, or email dorsetchurch@gmail.com.

 

Beekman Boys

SARATOGA SPRINGS The Fabulous Beekman Boys, Josh Kilmer-Purcell and Dr. Brent Ridge, will visit the H. Dutcher Community Room at the Saratoga Springs Public Library, 49 Henry St., at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 4. Discussed will be their recently published book, “The Beekman 1802 Heirloom Cookbook.”  A book signing will follow. Free and open to all. Information: 518-584-7860, or www.sspl.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, March 4, 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. There will be a meeting at 1:30 p.m. and a buffet at 3 p.m. (bring a dish to share). Information: Floyd at 747-6687, or Sandy at 638-9008.

 

Ceili Fundraiser

STILLWATER The Friends of the Stillwater Free Library will host a Ceili Fundraiser from 3 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, March 4, at the Stillwater Area Community Center, 19 Palmer Street in Stillwater. This family-friendly event will celebrate Irish music and dance, featuring the music of the St. James Gate Band and dancing by The Wild Irish Acres Dancers. Cost: $5, $15 per family, with proceeds benefiting the library. Information: 664-6255, or email sflfriends@gmail.com.

 

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. Thirty-one talented students from area high schools will sit side by side with the pros at this event. And maestro Charles Pelz will present a preconcert talk at 3:15 p.m. Cost: $25 adults; $10 students; group discounts available. Information/tickets: 518-793-1348, or www.gfso.org.

 

Jay Witham

CAMBRIDGE Recording artist Jay Witham will perform a Country Gospel Concert at 6 p.m. on Sunday, March 4, at the Whiteside Church on Center Cambridge Road in Cambridge. Included will be songs from Jay’s most recent project, “Old Favorites.” Cost: Free-will offering. Information: 518-677-3294, or 518-686-3234.

 

Monday March 5

 

Legislative Update

MANCHESTER The Manchester and the Mountains Regional Chamber of Commerce will host a Legislative Breakfast at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, March 5, at the Wilburton Inn in Manchester. The regional legislative delegation and representatives from the Vermont State Chamber of Commerce will brief attendees on ongoing issues related to budget, health care, education and economic incentives. Audience questions will be answered. Cost: $20; $15 chamber members. Reservations are required at 802-362-6313.

 

Puppet Club

CAMBRIDGE Carol Serotta’s Puppet Club will meet from 3 to 5 p.m. on Mondays through April 2 at Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main St. in Cambridge. Design, build and perform with expressive mouth puppets. Cost: $35; $30 members. Information/registration: 518-677-2495, or www.hubbardhall.org.

 

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

 

Women’s Health

WASHINGTON COUNTY Washington County WIC will hold monthly clinics from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. as follows: Granville Baptist Church, Quaker Street, Tuesday, March 6, and Cambridge Village Office, N. Park Street, Wednesday, March 7. 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.

 

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.

 

Indian Cooking

MANCHESTER Lini Mazumdar from Anjali Farm in South Londonderry will lead an Indian Home Cooking Class from 5:45 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, March 6, at the Klonsky residence in Manchester. Learn how to cook a simple Indian meal using fresh, local herbs, followed by a seated dinner with wine. Cost: $65. Preregistration is required with Renee Bornstein at 802-362-1199, or www.greenmtnacademy.org.

 

Clogging Class

HOOSICK FALLS The Hill Country Cloggers of Hoosick will offer a Clogging Class at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 6, at the Hoosick Falls Central School on Route 22. Information: Margaret Pine at 518-686-7767.

 

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

 

Chili Chow Down

GREENWICH Wednesday, March 7, is the deadline for area chefs and restaurants to register to participate in the Greenwich Chamber of Commerce’s first “Chili Chow Down Challenge” that will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 28, at the Greenwich Elks Lodge on Route 40. The public is invited to taste each recipe for $1 per tasting cup, and to vote for their favorite chili and chili table display. Proceeds will benefit the Greenwich Relief Fund for the food pantry. Information/registration: 692-7979, or email info@greenwichchamber.org.

 

Youth Art

GLENS FALLS The World Awareness Children’s Museum at 89 Warren Street will present “Our World: Thinking Green!” This exhibit of youth art, depicting children’s views on the environment and the importance of caring for our natural world, will run from Wednesday, March 7, through Sunday, April 29. Children ages 6 to 16 from around the world contributed to it. Free and open to all. Information/hours: 518-793-2773, or www.worldchildrensmuseum.org.

 

Time Banking

GREENWICH Battenkill Time Traders members will explain their Time Banking Program at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, March 7, during a meeting of the Greenwich Seniors at the VFW Hall on Abeel Avenue in Greenwich. Come at noon with a dish to share, or just come for the program at 1 p.m. Also, cake and ice cream will be served.

 

Soup/Sandwich

CAMBRIDGE A simple Soup and Sandwich Lunch will follow a brief devotional service at noon on Wednesdays, March 7 through 28, at the Embury United Methodist Church in Cambridge. Everyone will be welcome.

 

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.

 

Herbal History

RUTLAND Herbalist Rosemary Gladstar will speak on “The History of Herbal Medicine in America” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 7, at the Rutland Free Library, 10 Court Street. Rosemary will explain the past and current significance of “herbalism” and what the early American pioneers relied on for health and healing. Information: Library at 802-773-1860, or Vermont Humanities Council at 802-262-2626.

 

Taize Services

ARLINGTON AREA Weekly candlelit Taize Services for Lent will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesdays as follows: March 7 and 21, St. James Episcopal Church on Route 7A, and March 14 and 28, Federated Church of East Arlington on Ice Pond Road. Everyone will be welcome. Information: Federated Church at 802-375-2548.

 

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.

 

Thursday March 8

 

Speech Contest

BENNINGTON Thursday, March 8, is the deadline for Bennington area students in grades 9 through 12 to apply to participate in the Bennington and Catamount Rotary clubs’ Four-Way Test Speech Contest that will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, March 14 (snow date March 15). Cash prizes will be awarded. Applications, available from Mike Molloy at Mount Anthony Union High school, and online at www.benningtonrotary.com, or www.catamountrotary.com, should be submitted to Mike at Mount Anthony, to Robert Montgomery at the Career Development Center, or to Barbara Hoar at 674 Rice Lane in North Bennington.

 

Child Screening

ARLINGTON Two local supervisory unions will offer a free, play-based Child Development Screening from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, March 8, at the Happy Days Playschool on E. Arlington Road in Arlington. All Arlington, Sandgate and Sunderland families with children ages infant to 5 are encouraged to participate and learn about their child’s developmental strengths and needs, and to obtain information about area services. Information/appointments: Playschool at 802-375-6039.

 

Bridge Courses

MANCHESTER Elizabeth von Riesenfelder will teach Beginner Bridge Courses at Equinox Village in Manchester as follows: Level one from 2 to 4 p.m. on Thursdays, March 8 through 29, and level two, 2 to 4 p.m. Thursdays, April 19 and 26, and May 3 and 10. Those familiar with the basics can start at level two. Cost: $60. Pre-registration is required with Renee Bornstein at 802-362-1199, or www.greenmtnacademy.org.

 

Friday March 9

 

Pirate Language

MANCHESTER The Manchester Public Library says it is the place to be “if it’s pirate chatter ye be after.” Use one of the library’s 10 public computers, or your own at home, to access Mango Language’s online Pirate Language Course. Free with a Mark Skinner Library card. Information: 802-362-2607, or email info@markskinnerlibrary.org.

 

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.

 

Teacup Auction

WELLS The Wells United Methodist Church’s Mission Event group will host a Teacup Auction on Friday, March 9, at the Modern Woodmen of America Hall off Route 30 in Wells. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m., with drawings at 6:45 p.m. Nearly 500 items, including crafts, knick-knacks, glass, houseplants, and baked foods will be featured. Cost: $1 for 10 tickets. There also will be a silent auction, including maple products and jams, and hot dogs, doughnuts, make-your-own sundaes, and beverages. Information: Bill at 802-325-3203, or Maryann at 802-645-0131.

 

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.

 

Wilde Classic

DORSET Oscar Wilde’s witty classic, “The Importance of Being Earnest” will be staged at 7:30 p.m. on March 9, 10, 16 and 17, and 2 p.m. March 11 and 18, at the Dorset Playhouse on Cheney Road. Cost: $20 adults; $10 students; two for the price of one opening night. Information/tickets: 802-867-5777.

 

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.

 

Driving Workshop

SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville Safety Group will offer a Defensive Driving Workshop from 8:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 10, at 144 Broad Street in Schuylerville. Ask about taking points off your driving record and saving 10 percent on your car insurance. Information/registration: 695-4665.

 

Women’s Breakfast

CAMBRIDGE The Women of Hope group invites all women to a Praise and Worship Breakfast at 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 10, at the Cambridge Hotel. Cost: $10. Reservations are required Susan at 518-854-7608, or email blocker.3@netzero.net.

 

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.

 

Business Forum

POULTNEY The Poultney Area Chamber of Commerce will host “A Spotlight on Business Forum” from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 10, at the Poultney Elementary School. Showcased will be the products and services of Poultney and surrounding area businesses. Information: 802-287-2010, email poultneyvt@yahoo.com, or visit www.poultneyvt.com.

 

Battle Reenactment

TICONDEROGA Major Robert Rogers and the Battle of Snowshoes will be highlighted during a Living History Event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 10, at Fort Ticonderoga. Tour through opposing pickets of British rangers and French soldiers and experience a tree-to-tree battle reenactment at 1 p.m. Cost: $10; free Friends of Fort Ticonderoga and Ticonderoga residents. Information: 518-585-2821, or www.fortticonderoga.org.

 

Fireside Stories

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

 

Knitting Workshop

RUPERT Merck Forest and Farmland Center at 3270 Route 315 in Rupert will offer a free Time to Knit Workshop from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 10. Information: 802-394-7836, or email info@merckforest.org.

 

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.

 

Spaghetti Benefit

GRANVILLE Everyone is invited to a Spaghetti and Meatballs Dinner prepared by T’s Kitchen from 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 10, at VFW Post 1653, 9 North Street in Granville. Cost: $6.50, with proceeds benefiting the family of Kevin and Crissy Loomis who recently lost their home to fire. Information: Matthew Meade at 518-955-0990.

 

Roast Beef

KINGSBURY The Kingsbury Baptist Church invites everyone to a Roast Beef Dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 10, at the Kingsbury Parish House on Route 4. Takeouts will be available. Cost: $10 adults; $6 age 12 and younger. Information: 747-0931.

 

Chicken and Biscuit

GRANVILLE Everyone is invited to a Chicken and Biscuit Dinner from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 10, at Granville Hook & Ladder, Inc., 42 Quaker Street. Eat in or take out. Cost: $7 adults; $6.50 senior citizens; $5 age 10 and younger.

 

Spaghetti Benefit

WELLS A benefit Spaghetti Dinner will be served from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 10, at the Modern Woodmen of America Hall off Route 30 in Wells. Cost: $6 eat in, $7 take out, free age 2 and younger. Proceeds will benefit Keith Williams, son of Ken and Nancy Williams, who injured his hip in an accident on Jan. 14, is out of work and may need a hip replacement. Information: Kellie Sykes at 802-287-9762.

 

Spaghetti Benefit

CAMBRIDGE Everyone is invited to a Spaghetti Dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 10, at the American Legion Hall, 2106 Route 22 in Cambridge. Takeouts will be available. Cost: $10, including “Shushan’s finest desserts,” with proceeds benefiting Judi and Lenny Taft for Judi’s medical expenses. Information/advance tickets: Cambridge Legion’s lounge, Black Dog Wine and Spirits, Salem Hardware, Donna at 677-3407, or Shane at 854-3928. Donations by check payable to Judi Taft also will be appreciated.

 

Mettawee Mania

WEST PAWLET Mettawee Mania 2012: A Talent Extravaganza will be staged at 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 10, at the Mettawee Community School on Route 153 in West Pawlet. Miss Vermont, Katie Levasseur, is scheduled to emcee this event that showcases local talent of all ages. Tickets are available at the school from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on school days and will be sold at the door. Cost: $7 adults; $5 senior citizens and students age 18 and younger, and children age 3 and younger on adult’s lap. Information: 802-645-9009 during school hours.

 

Music and Dance

GLENS FALLS The Tamburitzans of Duquesne University will perform at 7:30 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

 

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, March 11, 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, 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.

 

Sunday Breakfast

VICTORY The Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club on Route 32 south of Victory Village will serve a Pancake/French Toast Breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, March 11. Cost: $6 adults; $3 children. This breakfast will be served on the second Sunday each month, with few exceptions, and everyone will be welcome.

 

Girl Scout Salute

HOOSICK FALLS To celebrate the 100th anniversary of Girl Scouts USA, local girl scouts and their families will be honored at a special 10:30 a.m. worship service at the First United Church on Main Street in Hoosick Falls on Sunday, March 11. Cake and refreshments will follow and everyone will be welcome. Scouting information: Joyce Brewer at 518-686-4942, or email GirlScoutsHoosick@gmail.com.

 

Corned Beef

QUAKER SPRINGS The Quaker Springs Volunteer Fire Department and Auxiliary invite everyone to an annual Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner from noon to 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 11, at the firehouse, 107 Blodgett Road. Takeouts will be available. Cost: $8 adults; $4 ages 6 to 12; free 5 and younger. Reservations are required at 584-3829, or 584-2758.

 

Irish Fest

GREENWICH The second annual Warm-Up to St. Patrick’s Day Irish Music and Food Fest will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, March 11, at the Ashlar Masonic Lodge in Greenwich. Offered will be corned beef sandwiches, Irish stew with soda bread, and more. Irish music by Dave Moore and Sarah Weber, step dancing by the Hubbard Hall dancers, and area musician performances, too. Cost: $3 donation to the Greenwich Area Food Pantry; free age 11 and younger. Information: 518-692-7000.

 

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.

 

Kaffeehaus

CAMBRIDGE Music from Salem will present its third musical Viennese Kaffeehaus at 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 11, at the Rice Mansion Inn, 16 W. Main Street in Cambridge. Authentic Viennese torten, with kaffeeschokolade and live chamber music will be featured. Cost: $25 donation. Information/reservations: 518-232-2347, or email info@musicfromsalem.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

 

New Classes

CAMBRIDGE Hubbard Hall at 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge will start several new classes as follows: Belly Dance with Vicki, Tuesday, March 13; Oil Painting with Carolyn, Thursday, March 15; Total Drawing with Gabi, Monday, March 19; Painting Fun for Kids with Gabi, Thursday, March 22; and Memoirama: Memoir Workshop, Sunday, March 25. Information/registration: 518-677-2495, or www.hubbardhall.org.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Teen Movie Night

GRANVILLE Movie Night for teens and older will be held at 6 p.m. on Friday, March 16, at the Pember Library, 33 W. Main Street in Granville. Information: 518-642-2525.

 

Comedy of Errors

MANCHESTER The National Theatre of London’s production of William Shakespeare’s “The Comedy of Errors” will be screened at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, March 16, in the Riley Center for the Arts at Burr and Burton Academy in Manchester. Cost: $20; $5 students. Information/tickets: Renee Bornstein, Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning, 802-362-1199, www.greenmtnacademy.org, or the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester.

 

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.

 

Night of the Iguana

CAMBRIDGE “The Night of the Iguana” will be staged on Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., and 2 p.m. Sundays, through March 25 at Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Cost: $25; $22 members; $15 students; free subscribers. Information/tickets: 518-677-2495, or www.hubbardhall.org.

 

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.

 

Pancake Benefit

GRANVILLE The South Granville Congregational Church on Route 149 will kick off its “Raise the Roof” project with a Pancake Breakfast and Bake Sale from 8 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 17. Cost: $6 adults, $3 ages 5 to 11, free 4 and younger, with proceeds going toward replacement of the church’s slate roof. Everyone will be welcome. Information: Joan at 642-9510.

 

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.

 

Irish Celebration

GRANVILLE The Slate Valley Museum at 17 Water Street in Granville will celebrate the immigrant Irish community of the Slate Valley from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on St. Patrick’s Day, Saturday, March 17. Featured will be Irish tea and food, along with the screening of the 1952 film classic, “The Quiet Man,” starring John Wayne and Maureen O’Hara. Also, view the museum’s award-winning exhibit on immigration from 1840 to the present. Information: 518-642-1417, or www.slatevalleymuseum.org.

 

Learn with Linda

GRANVILLE Learn with Linda for children will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 17, at the Pember Library, 33 W. Main Street in Granville. St. Patrick’s Day will be this week’s theme. Information: 518-642-2525.

 

St. Pat’s Parade

HOOSICK FALLS The 21st Annual Hoosick Falls St. Patrick’s Day Parade will step off at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 17, starting and ending at Wood Park. Following the parade, there’ll be an Irish Festival at the Hoosick Falls Armory where Irish food and beverages will be available. Festival admission: $5 adults; free children. Information: Kevin O’Malley at 518-686-9460.

 

Corned Beef

ARGYLE American Legion Post 1518 on Route 40, Sheridan Street in Argyle, invites everyone to a Corned Beef and Cabbage Supper from 4 to 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 17. Takeouts will be available. Information: Gary Gilchrist at 638-8603, or Walt Caprood at 531-4174.

 

Corned Beef, Ham

SCHUYLERVILLE American Legion Post 278 at 6 Clancy Street in Schuylerville invites everyone to a Corned Beef or Ham and Cabbage Dinner from 4 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, March 17. Cost: $8 eat in; $8.50 take out. Families will be welcome and tickets will be sold at the door and at the post’s bar, 695-3011.

 

Show, Potluck

HUBBARDTON The Center Grange will host its Seventh Annual Variety Show and Potluck Dinner at 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 17, at the Grange Hall on Monument Hill Road in Hubbardton. Admission: Bring a dish to share. Also, talent is wanted for an open mic. Information: Marie Goodrich at 273-2364.

 

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.

 

Basket Party

GRANVILLE A Basket Party will be held on Sunday, March 18, at the Hook and Ladder Firehouse on Quaker Street in Granville. Doors will open at 11:30 a.m. with drawings starting at 1:30 p.m. Cost: $5 admission tickets; $2 additional tickets. Proceeds will benefit Rachael Everts’ participation in the People-to-People Student Ambassador Program. Information: Rachael at 518-642-3831.

 

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.

 

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, March 18, at the American Legion Post on Clancy Street in Schuylerville. Music will be provided by the Ole Time Country band. Cost: $5 adults; $2 ages 6 to 17; free 5 and younger. Information: Floyd at 747-6687, or Sandy at 638-9008.

 

Monday 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.

 

Breakfast, Activities

RUPERT Merck Forest and Farmland Center at 3270 Route 315 in Rupert invites everyone to its annual Maple Breakfast and Family Activities from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, March 24 and 25. Enjoy breakfast of locally sourced ingredients, see the sugaring process, walk or hike the forest, and explore Merck Farm, including a scavenger hunt guided by riddles and rhymes. Cost: $10 adults; $5 ages 2 to 11; free younger than 2 ($2 of each adult ticket will go to local food pantries). Information: 802-394-7836, or www.merckforest.org.

 

Fireside Stories

GRANVILLE Fireside Stories for children will be offered at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 24, at the Pember Library, 33 W. Main Street in Granville. “Let’s get Moving!” will be this week’s theme. Information: 518-642-2525.

 

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.

 

Chicken Barbecue

JOHNSONVILLE The Johnsonville Volunteer Fire Co. invites everyone to a takeout only Cabin Fever Chicken Barbecue from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 24, at the Firehouse Hall. Cost: $9.

 

Roast Pork

POULTNEY Everyone is invited to a Maple Fest Dinner from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 24, at the Young-at-Heart Senior Center, 206 Furnace Street in Poultney. Maple-flavored roast pork will be served and advance tickets are available at 802-287-9200. Tickets also will be sold at the door.

 

Alice in Wonderland

GLENS FALLS The Adirondack Ballet will present “Alice in Wonderland” on Saturday and Sunday, March 24 and 25, at the Charles R. Wood Theater, 207 Glen Street in Glens Falls. Time/tickets: 518-874-0800, or www.woodtheater.org.

 

Sunday March 25

 

Skeet Shooting

VICTORY The Fish Creek Road and Gun Club on Route 32 south of Victory Village will continue its Skeet Shooting Competition at 10 a.m. on Sunday, March 25. Bring your own shotgun and ammunition and everyone will be welcome. Information: Chris at 695-3917.

 

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.

 

Basket Party

WELLS The Section Eight Ryders will hold a Basket Party fundraiser on Sunday, March 25, at the Modern Woodmen of America Hall off Route 30 in Wells. Doors will open at 2 p.m., with drawings starting at 4 p.m. There’ll also be a raffle, an $80 lotto tree raffle, and a 50-cents-per-scoop buffet. Proceeds will benefit the club’s efforts to assist sick or injured area residents. Information/to donate a basket: Janice Paddock at 518-345-5078, or Emma Rivers at 518-642-9051.

 

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, March 25, at the American Legion Post on Clancy Street in Schuylerville. Music will be provided by the Ole Time Country band. Cost: $5 adults; $2 ages 6 to 17; free 5 and younger. Information: Floyd at 747-6687, or Sandy at 638-9008.

 

Monday March 26

 

Spaghetti Dinner

GRANVILLE A Spaghetti Dinner to benefit the Young-at-Heart Senior Center will be held on Monday, March 26, at Bernardo’s Restaurant on Church Street in Granville. Seating will be at 5, 6 and 7 p.m. Cost: $5 eat in; $6 take out. Information/tickets: 802-287-9200, Gerry at 802-645-0326, or Rita at 518-282-9795.

 

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.

 

Wednesday March 28

 

Chili Chow Down

GREENWICH The Greenwich Chamber of Commerce will host its first “Chili Chow Down Challenge” from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 28, at the Greenwich Elks Lodge on Route 40. The public is invited to taste each recipe for $1 per tasting cup, and to vote for their favorite chili and chili table display. Proceeds will benefit the Greenwich Relief Fund for the food pantry. Information: 692-7979, or email info@greenwichchamber.org.

 

Thursday March 29

 

Freedom Riders

RUTLAND The Southwest Freedom Riders will meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 29, at Seward’s Family Restaurant, 224 N. Main Street, Route 7, in Rutland. All bikes, new members and guests will be welcome. Information: 1-888-299-SWFR.

 

Fundraiser

GLENS FALLS A Southern Adirondack Young Life Fundraiser will be held the evening of Thursday, March 29, at the Charles R. Wood Theater, 207 Glen Street in Glens Falls. Information/time: 518-874-0800, or www.woodtheater.org.

 

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.

 

Fish Fry

JOHNSONVILLE The Johnsonville Volunteer Fire Co. invites everyone to a Fish Fry Dinner from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Friday, March 30, at the firehouse, 5 River Road. Cost: $10. Information: 753-4843.

 

Casino Night

RUTLAND The Rutland County Humane Society will host a Spring for the Animals Auction and Casino Night on Friday, March 30, at the Holiday Inn in Rutland. A silent auction will run from 5:30 to 9 p.m., dinner will be 6 to 7:30 p.m., with casino night from 7 to 10 p.m. Cost: $50, $80 per couple, including dinner and $100 in “pet dollars” for the casino. Tickets are available at the Humane Society in Pittsford, and at The Pet Cage and Rutland Veterinary Clinic, both in Rutland. Visit www.rchsvt.org to see the auction items and for online bidding. Information: 802-483-9171.

 

Anything Goes

GREENWICH The Greenwich Central School Senior Drama Club will stage the rollicking Cole Porter musical, “Anything Goes,” at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, March 30 and 31, and 3 p.m. Sunday, April 1, in the school’s auditorium. Cost: $7 adults, $5 students and senior citizens, at the door, in advance at the school’s office, or at 692-9542, Ext. 4217.

 

Amazing Kreskin

GLENS FALLS The famous mentalist, The Amazing Kreskin, will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, March 30, at the Charles R. Wood Theater, 207 Glen Street in Glens Falls. Information/tickets: 518-874-0800, or www.woodtheater.org.

 

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.

 

Weaving Workshop

RUPERT Merck Forest and Farmland Center at 3270 Route 315 in Rupert will offer a Wool and Weaving Workshop from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 31. Cost: $5. Pre-registration is suggested at 802-394-7836, or email info@merckforest.org.

 

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.

 

SVMC Fundraiser

MANCHESTER The Southwestern Vermont Medical Center will host “Heart and Soul,” a fundraiser for the its cardiology services unit, on Saturday, March 31, at the Equinox Resort in Manchester. Featured will be fine wines, hors d’oeuvres, light dinner fare, and dancing to the Bennington-based band, “The Prescription.” Cost: $100, including event and select wine tasting; $75 event only. Information/tickets: 802-447-5088.

 

Chamber Music

SARATOGA SPRINGS The Saratoga Chamber Players, featuring pianist Margaret Kampmeier and violinist Jill Levy, will perform in concert at 7:30 p.m. 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 paying adult. Information/tickets: 518-584-1427, or www.saratogachamberplayers.org.

 

Sunday April 1

 

Polka Benefit

SARATOGA SPRINGS An annual Polka Benefit for the Saratoga Bridges organization will be held on Sunday, April 1, at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Saratoga Springs. Featured will be music, dancing, great food and raffles for the whole family. Information/time: 518-587-0723, or www.saratogabridges.org.

 

Breakfast Buffet

CAMBRIDGE An all-you-can-eat Breakfast Buffet will be served from 8 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, April 1, 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.

 

Film Festival

GLENS FALLS The Lake George Arts Project will present The Pixel Project, a short film festival, at 7 p.m. on Sunday, April 1, at the Charles R. Wood Theater, 207 Glen Street in Glens Falls. Information/tickets: 518-874-0800, or www.woodtheater.org.

 

Monday April 2

 

Chorus Practice

RUTLAND The Rutland Curbstone Chorus will meet for practice at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 2, at Rutland High School. All males with an interest in barbershop singing are encouraged to join this fun group. Information: 802-273-2911.

 

Tuesday April 3

 

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, April 3. 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.

 

Poultney Legion

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

 

Thursday April 5

 

Legion Auxiliary

FAIR HAVEN American Legion Auxiliary Unit 49 will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 5, at American Legion Post 49, 72 S. Main St. in Fair Haven. This auxiliary meets on the first Thursday each month. Information: 802-265-7983.

 

Friday April 6

 

Craft Fair

MANCHESTER A Spring Craft Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, April 6, at Equinox Village in Manchester. Hand-knitted items, custom jewelry, soaps, beeswax candles, and one-of-a-kind accessories will be offered.

 

Easter Services

GRANVILLE Everyone is invited to a Good Friday Worship Service at noon on April 6 at the Trinity Episcopal Church on E. Main Street in Granville. And, an Easter Son-Risen Service will be held at 6:30 a.m. on Sunday, April 8, at Veterans Park on Quaker Street in Granville. Information: Pastor Jim Peterson at 642-2245, or email JCPeterson@roadrunner.com.

 

Thrift Shop Open

ARGYLE The Argyle Methodist Church Thrift Shop will be open from 2 to 5 p.m. on Friday, April 6, and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 7. This shop will be open on the first Friday each month and every Saturday.

 

Fish Fry

WHITEHALL American Legion Post 83 at 148 Main St. in Whitehall invites everyone to its Friday Fish Fry from 4:30 to 7 p.m. on April 6. This meal is served each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-2482.

 

Pizza at Elks

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

 

Friday Bingo

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

 

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.

 

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.

 

Piano Man

SALEM The Fort Salem Theater in Salem will present Philadelphia piano man Peter Kidd in the cabaret, “On My Feet Again,” at 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 7. Cost: $25, including $5 for coffee and dessert at 7:30 p.m. Information/reservations: 518-854-9200, or www.fortsalemtheater.com.

 

Sunday April 8

 

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, April 8. 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.

 

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.

 

Monday April 9

 

Legion Bingo

CAMBRIDGE American Legion Post 634 at 2106 Route 22 in Cambridge will host Monday Bingo at 7 p.m. on April 9. This bingo is held each Monday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-677-8069.

 

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.

 

Judy Collins

GLENS FALLS Legendary singer Judy Collins will perform in concert at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 11, at the Charles R. Wood Theater, 207 Glen Street in Glens Falls. Information/tickets: 518-874-0800, or www.woodtheater.org.

 

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.

 

Saturday April 14

 

Patsy Cline Reprise

SALEM The Fort Salem Theater in Salem will present Kathy Beaver in “Patsy and Me” at 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 14. Kathy reprises her Patsy Cline persona in this cabaret. Cost: $25, including $5 for coffee and dessert at 7:30 p.m. Information/reservations: 518-854-9200, or www.fortsalemtheater.com.

 

Tuesday April 17

 

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, April 17. 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 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.

 

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

 

Pizza at Elks

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

 

Friday Bingo

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

 

Saturday April 21

 

Cool Country

SALEM The Fort Salem Theater in Salem will present the SpursUSA band in “When  Country Was Cool, Volume One” at 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 21. This Berkshires band will salute the great country singers and songwriters from the 1940s to the ‘70s. Cost: $25, including $5 for coffee and dessert at 7:30 p.m. Information/reservations: 518-854-9200, or www.fortsalemtheater.com.

 

Monday April 23

 

Legion Bingo

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

 

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.

 

Mostly Frank

SALEM The Fort Salem Theater in Salem will present Jerry Gretzinger and some of the Swing Docs in “Mostly Frank” at 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 28. Cost: $25, including $5 for coffee and dessert at 7:30 p.m. Information/reservations: 518-854-9200, or www.fortsalemtheater.com.

 

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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