Community Calendar 3/15/12

 

Thursday, March 15

 

Tai Chi

MANCHESTER Tai Chi for Seniors will be offered at 10 a.m. on Thursdays at Equinox Village in Manchester. Information/registration: Rich Marantz at 802-645-1960, or email rich@greenmountaintaichi.com.

 

Health Clinics

RUTLAND AREA The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice will offer Blood Pressure and Foot Care Clinics as follows: 10 a.m. Thursday, March 15, Maple Village, Rutland; 9 a.m. Wednesday, March 21, Dorset Nursing Assn., Dorset; 1:15 p.m. March 21, The Meadows (residents only), Rutland; 3:15 p.m. March 21, The Gables (residents only), Rutland; 11 a.m. March 21, Linden Terrace, Rutland; and 9:30 a.m. March 21, Sheldon Towers, Rutland. Cost: $2 blood pressure; $5 foot care. Information: 802-775-0568.

 

Garden Club

CAMBRIDGE The Cambridge Area Branch of the Woman’s National Farm and Garden organization will meet at noon on Thursday, March 15, at the Town Hall in Center Cambridge. Well-known author and birder Denise Hackert Stoner will speak on “Attracting Birds to Your Backyard.” Guests and new members will be welcome. Information: Joan Smith at 518-677-8344.

 

Meal at School

HARTFORD The senior class invites everyone to a Dime-a-Dip Meal from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 15, at the Hartford Central School on Route 149.

 

Sustainable Living

MANCHESTER The Sustainable Living Series with Alan Benoit will continue at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 15, at the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester. The Perfect House Committee will present its top 10 suggestions on “Fixing Up a Money Pit.”  Free and open to all. Information: www.SustainableDesignofVt.com.

 

Folklife Concert

GLENS FALLS The Folklife Center at Crandall Public Library will present Jennings & Ponder performing music and tale-spinning on harp and concertina at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 15. Ballads, parlor songs, humor, suspense, and more. Free and open to all. Information: 518-792-6508, or http://folktale.net.

 

Women Meet

POULTNEY The Poultney Woman’s Club will meet on Thursday, March 15, downstairs at the Poultney Methodist Church on Main Street. Following a 7 p.m. business meeting, Sue West will lead a craft activity at 7:30 p.m. Everyone will be welcome; bring $2 for materials. Information/for a ride: 287-9744.

 

 

Free Concert

GLENS FALLS The Folklife Center will host a free concert featuring Tim Jennings and Leanne Ponder from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, March 15, in the Community Room at the Crandall Public Library, 251 Glen Street in Glens Falls. Information: www.crandalllibrary.org.

 

Chicago

CASTLETON The Theater Arts and Music departments will stage the Tony Award winning musical, “Chicago,” at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, March 15 to 17, and Wednesday through Saturday, March 21 to 24, in the Casella Theater at Castleton State College. Also, 2 p.m. Sunday, March 18. Cost: $12. Information/tickets: 802-468-1119.

 

Friday March 16

 

Hunter Course

HARTFORD Registrations are being accepted for a Hunter Safety Education Course that will be offered from 6 to 10 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, April 9 to 11, at the Hartford Fish and Game Club on Route 196. Pre-registration is required by April 1 with Bill Pike at 632-5993.

 

Hunter Course

SALEM Registrations are being accepted for a Hunter Safety Education Course that will be offered from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 7, at the Salem Fish and Game Club. You must pre-register before March 28 and pick up a workbook and manual before class day. Information/registration: Ralph Rossi at 932-4802.

Argyle Forum

ARGYLE There’s a new way to keep in touch with your neighbors in Argyle. The Argyle Community Enhancement Team encourages everyone to go to FrontPorchForum.com and sign up. More than 130 neighbors already have joined this free, community-building service.

 

Tree/Shrub Orders

WASHINGTON COUNTY The Washington County Soil and Water Conservation District is taking orders for its annual Tree and Shrub Sale. Order forms are available at Walkers in Fort Ann, the country buildings in Fort Edward, Country Power in Greenwich, A&J Enterprises in Salem, in many area post offices, and at www.washingtoncountyswed.org. The deadline to place an order is March 26. Information: 518-692-9940, Ext. 3.

 

Camp Registrations

SARATOGA SPRINGS Saratoga Arts at 320 Broadway in Saratoga Springs is accepting registrations for its Summer Camp 2012 for children who love art and theater. Information/registration: Information: 518-584-4132, email ttobias@saratoga-arts.org, or visit www.saratoga-arts.org.

 

Camp Registrations

MANCHESTER Registrations are being accepted for the 2012 Hildene Summer Art Camps in Manchester. For example, “Art of Hildene” is for two age groups, 7 and 8 and 9 and 10. There also are camps for children in grades kindergarten through 6. Most camps run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Information/registration: Diane Newton at 802-367-7965, email dianenewton@hildene.org, or visit www.hildene.org.

 

Hams, Dog Baskets

CAMBRIDGE The New Skete monastic community in Cambridge is selling Easter hams at a 20 percent discount and dog lovers Easter baskets, featuring a range of dog-friendly items made in the United States. Information/orders: 518-677-3810, email orders@newskete.com, or visit the store at 343 Ash Grove Road in Cambridge.

 

Castleton Activities

CASTLETON The Castleton Community Center on Route 4A will offer the following activities in March: Two computer classes; two craft workshops; an acoustic collaboration for musicians; and a number of fitness classes. Information: 802-468-3093.

 

Hunter Safety

RUTLAND The Rutland Recreation and Parks Dept. is accepting registrations for a Hunter and Bow Safety Class that will run from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Mondays, March 19 through April 23, at the American Legion Hall in Rutland. Attendees younger than 15 must have a parent or guardian present the first 30 minutes of the first class. Information/registration: 802-773-1853, or www.rutlandrec.com.

 

18th Century Art

STILLWATER In recognition of Women’s History Month, Saratoga National Historical Park at routes 4 and 32 in Stillwater will offer a free display of artwork made by 18th century European women painters and pastelists. Information: 518-664-9821, Ext. 224, or www.nps.gov/sara.

 

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.

 

Seniors Game Day

GREENWICH Greenwich Seniors Game Day will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. on Friday, March 16, at the VFW Post on Abeel Avenue in Greenwich. Play games provided or bring your own. There’ll be door prizes and refreshments, too, and everyone will be welcome.

 

Chair Yoga

MANCHESTER Chair Yoga will be offered at 2 p.m. on Fridays at Equinox Village in Manchester. Information/registration: Ali Wassick at 802-558-7764.

 

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.

 

Irish Dinner

SALEM Everyone is invited to an Irish Dinner at 6 pm. on Friday, March 16, at the First United Presbyterian Church, 13 W. Broadway in Salem Village. Corned beef and cabbage and other dishes, and Irish music by Dave Moore and Sarah Weber, will be featured. Cost: $10 adults; $5 younger than 12. Information: 518-854-9471.

 

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.

 

Community Ceili

CAMBRIDGE Hubbard Hall will present a Community Ceili event in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday, March 16, in the auditorium at the Cambridge Central School on Route 22. Irish music and dance will be featured and dance instruction will be provided. Refreshments will be available. Cost: Free admission/non-perishable food items will be accepted for the Cambridge Food Pantry. Information: 518-677-2495, or www.hubbardhall.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

 

Maple Weekend

GRANVILLE Local maple-sugaring houses will be open for Maple Weekend, March 17 and 18 and 24 and 25. These include Grottoli’s Maple in Middle Granville and Rathbun’s Sugar House on the Granville-Whitehall border. For more information on the events,  see  www.mapleweekend.com/

 

$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.

 

Mystery Hike

RUTLAND The Green Mountain Club will offer a Mystery Hike in the Rutland area on Saturday, March 17. Meet at 9 a.m. at Main Street Park, near the east end of the fire station off Center Street in Rutland City. This will be a moderate hike of about five miles on trails and old roads. Information: Sue Thomas at 773-2185.

 

Thrift Sale

ARGYLE The Argyle United Methodist Church Thrift Shop will have a $1.00 Bag Sale from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday March 17 and 24. Information: 638-6002.

 

Little League

CAMBRIDGE Cambridge Little League will hold open registration from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 17 in the new cafeteria at Cambridge Central School. Registration will also be held on Thursday, March 22 from 5 to 7 p.m. Information: www.cambridgelittleleague.com.

 

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.

 

Hunter Safety

SALEM The Salem Coon & Cat Club will host a home study Hunter Safety Education Course from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 17 at the club on Quarry Road in Salem. Pre-registration is required; call John Bowe at 854-3369.

 

Farmers’ Market

GLENS FALLS The Glens Falls Farmers’ Market will hold a St. Patrick’s Day celebration from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 17 at Christ Church United Methodist, 54 Bay Street. Enjoy kids’ activities, free samples of Irish recipes, Irish music and more. Bring your Section II Basketball Tournament program for discounts from participating merchants.

 

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.

 

Scout Cookies

HOOSICK FALLS Local Girl Scouts will sell Girl Scout Cookies as follows: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays through March 31 at the Big Moose Deli and Country Store, corner of South Street and Route 7 in Hoosick; and 4 to 9 p.m. on Fridays and 2 to 7 p.m. Sundays through April 1 at Stewart’s Shop, routes 7 and 22 in Hoosick. Cost: $4 per box, cash only. Information: Joyce Brewer at 518-686-4942, or email GirlScoutsHoosick@gmail.com.

 

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.

 

St. Patrick’s Day

GRANVILLE Area children are invited to the Pember Library in Granville at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 17, for a special St. Patrick’s Day celebration. Crafts, stories, refreshments and more. Wear green! Information: 518-642-2525.

 

Pruning Demo

MANCHESTER Local arborist Joe Blair will present a Pruning Demonstration from 11 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 17, at Hildene in Manchester. Corrective pruning of ornamentals and pruning to increase the production of apple-bearing trees will be featured. Start at the Welcome Center. Free and open to all. Information: 802-367-7960, or email Stephanie@hildene.org.

 

Anniversary Potluck

EAST ARLINGTON The Prayer Shawl Ministry will celebrate its fifth anniversary with a Potluck Lunch at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 17, in Bailey Hall at the Federated Church of East Arlington on Ice Pond Road. Information: 802-375-2548.

 

Food Donations

SCHAGHTICOKE/VALLEY FALLS Cub Scout Pack 680 will collect food donations from residences in Schaghticoke and Valley Falls beginning at noon on Saturday, March 17 (no glass items). The scouts will drop off bags for the food on March 10. Information: Donna at 753-7518.

 

Cat Adoption

PITTSFORD The Rutland County Humane Society on Stevens Road in Pittsford will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with reduced adoption fees for adult cats from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 17. Other, regular adoption policies will apply. Information: 802-483-6700, or www.rchsvt.org.

 

Great Graves

SCHUYLERVILLE Heritage Hunters of Saratoga County will meet at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 17, at the Town of Saratoga Town Hall, corner of routes 4 and 29 in Schuylerville. Chuck D’Imperio will discuss his book, “Great Graves of Upstate New York.” Chuck has documented the final resting places of Kate Smith, Lucille Ball, Mark Twain, and others. Everyone will be welcome. Information: 587-2978.

 

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, Ham

WEST FORT ANN Everyone is invited to a Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner (or ham) at 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 17, at the West Fort Ann Firehouse on Joe Green Road. Cost: $9 adults; $5 ages 5 to 12; free 4 and younger.

 

Corned Beef

GRANVILLE The Men’s Auxiliary invites everyone to a Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 17, at VFW Post 1653, 9 North Street in Granville. Eat in or take out. Cost: $7. Information: 642-1599.

 

St. Patrick’s Day Dinner

WHITEHALL Elks Lodge 1491 will host a St. Patrick’s Day Dinner from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 17. The traditional meal will feature corned beef and cabbage with sides. The cost is $8. The lodge is located on North Williams Street in Whitehall.

 

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

SARATOGA SPRINGS Everyone is invited to a Corned Beef Dinner from 4 to 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 17, at the Saratoga Springs United Methodist Church, off Northway Exit 14 at Henning Road and Fifth Avenue, across from BOCES. Cost: Free-will offering, with proceeds benefiting the church’s mission programs.

 

St. Pat’s Dinner

VALLEY FALLS Everyone is invited to an all-you-can-eat St. Patrick’s Day Dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 17, at VFW Post 1938 on Poplar Avenue in Valley Falls.

 

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.

 

Potato Supper, Music

HARTFORD Herschel-Argyle Lodge 508 on Main Street in Hartford invites everyone to its Fourth Annual St. Patrick’s Day Potato Supper from 5 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 17. Cost: $6, with proceeds benefiting the lodge and the Shriners Hospital Fund. Also, live country music will be enjoyed from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Information: 791-1149, or 632-5436.

 

Corned Beef

RUPERT Everyone is invited to a St. Patrick’s Day Corned Beef and Cabbage Supper at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 17, at the Rupert Firemen’s Hall. Cost: $12 adults, $6 age 10 and younger, free age 2 and younger, with proceeds benefiting the Rupert Congregational Church Repair Fund. Information: Dodi Daly at 802-394-7760.

 

Dinner, Hymns

HEBRON The East Hebron United Presbyterian Church on Route 22 in Hebron invites everyone to a Spring Hymn Sing and Free Italian Dinner on Saturday, March 17. Dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m., with singing at 6:30 p.m. featuring the songs of blind hymn writer Fanny Crosby. Information: 518-642-2672.

 

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.

 

St. Pat’s Dance

POULTNEY The Legion Auxiliary will host a St. Patrick’s Day Dance from 7 p.m. to midnight on Saturday, March 17, at American Legion Post 39 on Granville Street in Poultney. Music will be provided by DJ Saltis-Penguin Enterprises, and there’ll be a 50/50 raffle and door prizes. The first 40 attendees also will receive a St. Patrick’s necklace. Members and their guests will be welcome. Information: 802-287-5229.

 

Sunday March 18

 

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, March 18, at the Gansevoort Firehouse. Cost: $7 adults; $6.50 age 60 and older; $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 March 18. Omelets, pancakes and more will be served at $6 per person, $5 senior citizens, and $4 children.

 

Hunter Safety

SALEM The Salem Coon & Cat Club will host a home study Bow Course from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 18 at the club. Pre-registration is mandatory; call John Bowe at 854-3369.

 

Brunch Fundraiser

TINMOUTH A Brunch Fundraiser will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, March 18, at the Tinmouth Community Center on Route 140. Pancakes, scrambled eggs, baked goods and more will be served at $10 per person. Also, beginning at 2 p.m. there’ll be basket and 50/50 raffles, and silent and live auctions, including an UGG basket valued at more than $900. Proceeds will benefit Shawn Young of Tinmouth who is fighting cancer. To donate: Brunch or baked goods, Karla Day, 492-3613; basket raffle, Liz Frederick, 466-2106; silent auction, Carleen Eaton, 446-3101.

 

Shoot for Cancer

SCHUYLERVILLE “Take a Shot for Breast Cancer,” a day of shooting to benefit breast cancer research, will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, March 18, at the Alcove Marina & Pub, 886 Route 4 South in Schuylerville. Prizes will be awarded. Cost: $10 round of 10; $20 round of 25. Open to people of all ages. Information: 695-6079.

 

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.

 

Shelter Tour

PITTSFORD The Rutland County Humane Society will hold an Open House from noon to 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 18, at its shelter on Stevens Road in Pittsford. Tours and staffed tables with information on volunteering, shelter and community programs will be featured. Meet adoptable animals and enjoy refreshments, too. Information: 802-483-6700, or www.rchsvt.org.

 

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.

 

Maple Festival

MIDDLETOWN SPRINGS The Middletown Springs Historical Society will hold its 24th Annual Maple Festival on the Green from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 18, on the green and indoors. Featured will be a maple sugar boiling demonstration, maple desserts, products and crafts, and the sale of 2012 maple syrup. Other highlights include sugar on snow, maple cotton candy, videos on maple sugaring, and more. Decorated maple sap buckets will be raffled off and there’ll be 50 prizes including $75 and $50 in cash. Silent auction, acoustic music, and children’s activities, too. Free admission.

 

Ladies Tea

STILLWATER As part of Women’s History Month, Saratoga National Historical Park will offer a special Ladies’ Tea and Iroquois Storytelling program from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 18. Enjoy Native American-inspired strawberry water and sassafras tea while listening to Mohawk storyteller Kay Olan talk about the important role women played in the culture of the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois). Cost is $15 per person to benefit the Friends of the Saratoga Battlefield. Reservations: megan_stevens@nps.gov by March 14.

 

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.

 

Christian Music

GRANVILLE Bradly Thomas Wilder and his band will perform a Christian music concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 18, at the handicap accessible Granville Baptist Church, 23 Quaker Street. Cost: A free-will offering will be accepted. Information: Pastor Jim Peterson at 518-642-2245, or email JCPeterson@roadrunner.com.

 

Spaghetti Dinner

GREENWICH Team Nan’s Clan, a Relay for Life nonprofit, invites everyone to a Spaghetti with Meatballs Dinner from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 18, at Lynn’s Country Café, 27 Main street in Greenwich. Cost: $10, pick up and go, with proceeds benefiting the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life event on June 8. Information: 791-7638.

 

Fanny Crosby Story

CAMBRIDGE Local hymn historian Bill Dagle will present the Fanny Crosby Story at 6 p.m. on Sunday, March 18, at the Whiteside Church on Center Cambridge Road in Cambridge. This multimedia presentation about the blind hymn writer will feature narration by the late Bonnie Witham and her husband, Pastor Cal Witham. Everyone will be welcome.

 

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.

 

Preschool Screening

RUTLAND AREA The Rutland Southwest Supervisory Union’s Early Education Program will hold its annual Preschool Screening for all children ages 3 and 4 as follows: Monday, March 19 in Wells; Tuesday, March 20, Tinmouth and Ira; and Wednesday and Thursday, March 21 and 22, Poultney. If your child will not be attending kindergarten in the fall of 2012, you are asked to register them for screening at 802-287-5212, Ext. 224. Also, the Early Education Program accepts referrals to evaluate any child, age birth through 5, who has evidence of a handicapping condition that may need services. Call the above number and ask for Sheri Kinney or Darlene Ellis.

 

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.

 

Women Meet

CAMBRIDGE The Embury Unit of United Methodist Women will meet at 11 a.m. on Monday, March 19, in the Fellowship Hall at the Embury United Methodist Church, 41 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Lois Sheaff will present a program on “National Ministries.” Bring a sandwich for lunch and dessert and beverages will be provided by Fran Voerman. Everyone will be welcome. Information: 518-677-3602.

 

Book Sale

RUTLAND The Friends of the Rutland Free Library will hold its Spring Fever Book Sale from 4 to 8 p.m. on Monday, March 19, at the library, 10 Court Street. Older books to almost-new hardcover books will be offered at 50 cents to $3. Information: 802-773-1860, or www.rutlandfree.org.

 

Entrepreneur program

FORT EDWARD The Washington County Local Development Corporation will conduct its Spring 2012 Microenterprise Assistance Program beginning Monday, March 19, from 6 to 8 p.m. The eight-week course is open to all Washington and Warren County prospective entrepreneurs, as well as existing small businesses with fewer than 10 employees. The program provides information on building an effective business plan, advertising, legal issues, taxes, permits, financing and more. Fee: $125 per person. Call the LDC at 518-746-2290, or email info@wcldc.org for more information.

 

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

 

Garden Club Meets

ARLINGTON The Arlington Garden Club will meet on Tuesday, March 20, at the American Legion Hall in Arlington. A covered dish luncheon will be held at 12:30 p.m., followed by a business meeting and recognition of Raebeth Hitchcock and Irene Novotny who each have 25 years of service with the club. And, Sue Freebern will give an overview of the club’s website. Information/memberships: Fran Shepherd at 375-2465, or arlingtongardenclubvt@webs.com.

 

Quilters Meet

RUTLAND The Maple Leaf Quilters Guild will meet at 6:45 p.m. on Tuesday, March 20, at the Christ the King Hall, with parking off Killington Avenue in Rutland. Guild member Marsh Cassel will speak as part of the meeting program and everyone who has an appreciation for the art of quilting will be welcome.

 

Bingo

QUEENSBURY The Queensbury VFW at 32 Luzerne Road, across from the West Glens Falls Fire Department, will host Bingo at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, 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.

 

Wednesday March 21

 

Heating Expo

SARATOGA SPRINGS The 2012 Northeast Biomass Heating Expo will be held Wednesday through Friday, March 21 to 23, at the Saratoga Springs City Center. Learn about the most advanced home heating systems. Admission will be free to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday. Information: www.Neobiomassheat.com.

 

Journalists Speak

RUTLAND Mount Saint Joseph Academy will continue its Uniquely MSJ Series with journalists Tony Marro, Nick Marro and A.J. Marro at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 21, at the academy’s Bagley Theater, 127 Convent Avenue in Rutland. The Marro brothers all began their careers at the Rutland Herald and they will discuss this and their subsequent journalistic endeavors. Cost: $10. Tickets are available at the academy, Book King, and Annie’s Book Stop, all in Rutland. Information: 802-775-0151, or www.msjvermont.org.

 

Thursday March 22

 

Daffodils Sale

RUTLAND American Cancer Society volunteers will sell daffodils from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, March 22 and 23, at Rutland Regional Medical Center. And on Saturday, March 24, they will sell the flowers at Walmart in Rutland. Proceeds will help the ACS fund groundbreaking research, provide information, and advocate for public health. Information: 1-800-227-2345, or www.cancer.org.

 

International Dinner

SALEM The Rotary Club of Salem will hold its annual International Dinner to benefit its Exchange Program from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 22 at the Salem United Presbyterian Church on West Broadway. Tickets: $10 adults, $5 for children under eight, available at Salem Hardware, from Rotary members, or at the door. Information: 854-9777.

 

Community Panel

HOOSICK FALLS HAYC3 will host a Community Conversation at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 22, at the HAYC3 building, 115 Church Street in Hoosick Falls. A panel consisting of a college career development director, social worker, recent college graduate and a high school student will help explore how to help children determine their strengths for future success and more. Refreshments will be served. Information: 686-9050.

 

Jazz Café

GRANVILLE The Granville High School Jazz Band and the Granville Elementary School Band will perform at the annual Jazz Café at 7 p.m., March 22,  in the school cafeteria. There will be a silent auction and a live auction as well.

 

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.

 

Schuylerville History

SCHUYLERVILLE Schuylerville historian Krissy Saddlemire will lead an armchair journey along Pearl Street in Schuylerville at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 22, at the Town of Saratoga Town Hall on Spring Street in Schuylerville. Using a PowerPoint presentation, Krissy will describe early homes and the people who lived in them. Information: 698-3211.

 

Friday March 23

 

AARP Presentation

MANCHESTER AARP will provide information on the current state of the Social Security and Medicare debate and what will happen next in Washington, D.C., at 10 a.m. on Friday, March 23, at Equinox Village in Manchester. Your concerns, ideas and questions also will be heard, refreshments will be served, and giveaways provided. Information: 802-362-4061, or www.equinoxvillage.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 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.

 

Rummage Sale

WHITEHALL The Whitehall Methodist Church off Route 12 at 56 Greenmount Cemetery Lane will hold a Rummage Sale from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, March 23, and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday the 24th. Good clothing and flea market items at reasonable prices will be offered. Donations of items for the sale (no books or electronics) will be accepted after noon on March 20, or by appointment at 499-0851.

 

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.

 

Pasta, Show

SUNDERLAND The Sunderland Elementary School PTA invites everyone to a Pastapalooza and Talent Show from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, March 23, at the school. A lasagna dinner will be followed by the show featuring the talents of students, parents, and community members. Included will be martial arts demonstrations, dancing, singing, poetry, a rock band, gymnastics, and a violin performance. Cost: $3; $10 per family.

 

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.

 

Middle School Dance

RUTLAND The Third Annual Middle School Spring Fling Dance will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. on Friday, March 23, at Mount Saint Joseph Academy, 127 Convent Avenue in Rutland. Students in grades 7 and 8 from all schools are encouraged to attend, and each student must be signed in and out by an adult. Admission: $5. Also, parents are invited to attend a social in the MSJ library during the dance. Information: 802-775-0151, or www.msjvermont.org.

 

Harlem Superstars

MANCHESTER Burr and Burton Academy’s Booster Club will host the Harlem Superstars at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 23, at the academy’s E.H. Henry Gymnasium in Manchester. Family entertainment, audience participation, door prizes, and an amazing halftime show will be featured. Cost: $7 in advance, $8 at the door. Information: Dody Boucher at email dtboucher@yahoo.com.

 

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.

 

Thrift Sale

ARGYLE The Argyle United Methodist Church Thrift Shop will have a $1.00 Bag Sale from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday March 24. Information: 638-6002.

 

Quilting Workshop

MANCHESTER Nationally known quilter Fronice Quinn of Hoopla Patterns will lead a hand piecing workshop, “A Miniature Sampling of History,” from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 24, at the Southern Vermont Arts Center off West Road in Manchester. Information/registration: Sarah Warren at 802-362-1405, Ext.10, or www.svac.org.

 

Time Traders

SCHUYLERVILLE The Battenkill Time Traders organization will hold an information session at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 24, at the Town of Saratoga Town Hall on Spring Street in Schuylerville. Time banks allow people to exchange talents and skills for other services, without paying cash. Information: 518-288-5241.

 

Argyle History

ARGYLE Volunteers are asked to gather at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 24, at the Argyle Town Municipal Building to work on a new Argyle history book that will be used to raise money for the town’s 250th anniversary in 2014. Ideas for the 250th celebration also will be appreciated. Information: Diana Eggleston at 638-6207, or email kendianaegg@wildblue.net.

 

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.

 

Candy Sale

HOOSICK FALLS The Eagle Bridge Church ladies group will hold its annual Easter Candy Sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 24 and 31, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, March 25, at the Grand Union Family Market in Hoosick Falls.

 

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.

 

Easter Egg Hunt

WELLS The Granville Price Chopper will sponsor an Easter Egg Hunt at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 24, at the Modern Woodmen of America grounds off Route 30 in Wells. For all children through age 12, this event will include a visit by the Easter Bunny and prizes. Information: 518-642-9283.

 

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.

 

Fort Series

TICONDEROGA Fort Ticonderoga will continue its Fort Fever Series with “Native Americans and the Patriot Cause,” led by Joseph Privott, at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 25, in the fort’s Deborah Clarke Mars Education Center. Cost: $10 at the door; free Friends of Fort Ticonderoga members. Information: 518-585-2821, or www.Fort-Ticonderoga.org.

 

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.

 

Chicken and Biscuit

PITTSTOWN A Chicken and Biscuit Supper will be served from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 24, at the Pittstown United Methodist Church Hall off Route 7 in Pittstown. Eat in or take out. Cost: $10 adults; $5 ages 5 to 12; free 4 and younger. Reservations are suggested with Bev at 518-663-5607.

 

Lenten Retreat

FAIR HAVEN Our Lady of Seven Dolors Church in Fair Haven invites everyone to a Lenten Retreat beginning at the 4:30 p.m. Mass on Saturday, March 24, and 9 a.m. Mass Sunday, March 25. The retreat will continue at 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, March 26 to 28. Information: 802-265-3135, or email olsdvt@comcast.net.

 

Bill McKibben

MANCHESTER Middlebury College professor, author and environmental activist Bill McKibben will present “Notes from the Frontline of the Climate Fight” at 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 24, at the Maple Street School in Manchester. Cost: $10 adults, $5 students, with half of proceeds benefiting 350.org. Information/tickets: Renee Bornstein at 802-362-1199, www.greenmtnacademy.org, or the Northshire Bookstore.

 

Roast Pork

POULTNEY Everyone is invited to a Maple Fest Pork Dinner from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 24, at the Young-at-Heart Senior Center, 206 Furnace Street in Poultney. Cost: $8 adults; $5 age 12 and younger. Information/advance tickets: 802-287-9200. Tickets also will be sold at the door.

 

Italian Buffet

EAST ARLINGTON The Men’s Fellowship invites everyone to an Italian Buffet at 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 24, at the Federated Church of East Arlington on Ice Pond Road. Cost: Free-will donation to benefit the church’s programs. Reservations are not required. Information: 802-375-2548.

 

Future Visions

CAMBRIDGE Pompanuck Farm at 494 Chestnut Hill Road in Cambridge will present “Messages for Our Times: Visions of Our Future” with David Cavagnaro from 6 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, March 24. A workshop will follow from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 25. David is a naturalist, photographer, and sustainable grower. Cost: $20 lecture; $70 workshop; $80 for both if registered by March 20. Information/registration: 518-677-5552, email info@pompanuck.org, or www.pompanuck.org.

 

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

 

Sunday Breakfast

SCHAGHTICOKE The Knights of Columbus of Northern Rensselaer County invites everyone to an all-you-can-eat Pancake/French Toast Breakfast from 7:30 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, March 25, at the Hoosic Valley Rescue Squad on Route 40 in Schaghticoke. Cost: $6 adults, $3 ages 6 to 12, free 5 and younger, with proceeds benefiting the Hoosic Valley Athletic Assn.

 

Easy Hike

RUTLAND The Green Mountain Club will offer an easy, five-to-eight-mile Hike along the D&H Rail Trail from Castleton to Poultney on Sunday, March 25. Meet at 9 a.m. at Main Street Park, near the east end of the fire station off Center Street in Rutland City. Information: Tom Copps at 774-5144.

 

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.

 

Chicken and Biscuit

SOUTH HARTFORD The Hartford Yoked Parish invites everyone to a Chicken and Biscuit Dinner from noon to 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 25, in the South Hartford Church House at routes 40/196 and Gilchrist Hill Road in South Hartford. Takeouts will be available. Cost: $9; $4 ages 5 to 12; free 4 and younger.

 

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.

 

Student Recital

MANCHESTER Violin, viola and cello students from the Michael Rudiakov Music Academy will perform a Spring Recital at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 25, at Israel Congregation in Manchester. Free and open to all.

 

Chicken Barbecue

CAMBRIDGE Cambridge Central School seniors, members of VOSCA, a local community service organization, invite everyone to a Chicken Barbecue from 4 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, March 25, at the American Legion Post on Route 22 in Cambridge. Eat in or take out. Cost: $10. There also will be a raffle. Tickets for the barbecue and raffle may be purchased at the IGA store after school hours through March 24. Information: Bob Cheney at 518-677-2766, or email bobdu1@verizon.net.

 

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 Piano Quartet at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, March 26, at The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren Street in Glens Falls. Cost: $25 adults; $5 students. Tickets are available at 518-792-2383 and will be sold at the door.

 

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

 

Health Clinics

RUTLAND AREA The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice will offer Blood Pressure and Foot Care Clinics as follows: 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 28, Godnick Adult Center, Rutland, and 12:30 p.m. Thursday, March 29, Community Center, North Clarendon. Cost: $2 blood pressure; $5 foot care. Information: 802-775-0568.

 

Driving Course

HOOSICK FALLS The Northeast New York Safety and Health Council will offer a Pre-Licensing Course at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 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.

 

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.

 

Lioness

QUEENSBURY The SUNY Adirondack Military Club will host a screening of the 2008 film, “Lioness,” at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 28, in the Miller Auditorium of SUNY Adirondack’s Dearlove Hall in Queensbury. This film tells the story of the first female army officers to serve in direct ground combat in the U.S. Armed Forces. Free and open to all. Information: Beth Faller at 743-2220.

 

Gardening Program

GREENWICH Master Gardener Thelma Hack will present a free program, “Gardening in the Shade,” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 28, at the Greenwich Public Library. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Thursday March 29

 

Still Life Class

MANCHESTER A class on “Alla Prima Acrylics: Classic Still Life” will be offered from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Thursdays, March 29 and April 5, 12 and 26, at Equinox Village in Manchester. For all levels of skill. Information: 802-362-4061, or www.equinoxvillage.com.

 

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.

 

Concert at Library

GLENS FALLS Kim and Reggie Harris will perform folk, gospel and other musical selections from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, March 29, in the Community Room at the Crandall Public Library, 251 Glen Street in Glens Falls. Free and open to all. Information: Folklife Center at 518-792-6508, or www.kimandreggie.com.

 

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/$100 gaming table sponsorships: 802-483-9171, or www.rchsvt.org.

 

Dinner Theater

BRANDON The Mill River Music Dept. will present the 14th Annual Bistro event on March 30 and 31 at the Brandon Inn. There’ll be a dinner/theater with music and fine food at 6 p.m. Friday, and at 2 and 6 p.m. Saturday. Cost: $30 evenings; $22 matinee. Included each evening will be a cash bar, hors d’oeuvres, music by the Mill River Jazz Ensemble, and solo performances by the Mill River men’s, women’s and chamber ensembles. Information/tickets: Tammy Heffernan at 259-3711, email tammy.heffernan@mac.com, or Beverly Darling at 492-3538, email bdarling@rssu.org.

 

Donkey Basketball

ARLINGTON The Arlington Memorial High School junior class will host a Donkey Basketball Tournament at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 30, in the gymnasium at Arlington Memorial High School. Teachers will square off against firefighters while students will play a parents’ all-star team. Cost: $6 in advance; $8 at the door. Tickets are available at the AMHS School Store, Paulin’s of Arlington, and at the Wayside Store. Information/to register with a team: Marshall Cross at 375-2589, or email crossm@bvsu.org.

 

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.

 

Charlotte’s Web

RUTLAND The Rutland Youth Theater group will stage “Charlotte’s Web” at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 30, and 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday, March 31, at the Rutland Intermediate School. Cost: $8 adults; $6 children. Everyone will be welcome.

 

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.

 

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 31, 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.

 

Paperback Sale

GRANVILLE The Friends of the Pember Library will hold an annual Spring Paperback Book Sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 31, at the Pember Library, 33 W. Main Street in Granville. Fiction, non-fiction and children’s titles will be available at only 25 cents each. And, fill a bag provided by the library for only $1 from 1 to 2 p.m. Information: 518-642-2525.

 

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.

 

Raffle, Dinner

POULTNEY A Basket Raffle and Spaghetti Dinner will be held on Saturday, March 31, at American Legion Post 39 on Granville Street in Poultney. Doors will open at 10:30 a.m. for the raffle, with drawings at 1 p.m. The dinner will run from 5 to 7 p.m. Dinner cost: $10, with proceeds benefiting MaKenzee Brown who was born very sick and has been cared for in Boston Children’s Hospital and CHAD Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth.

 

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.

 

Rachel Maddow

MANCHESTER Rachel Maddow, host of the Rachel Maddow Show on MSNBC, will present her new book, “Drift,” at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 31, at the Manchester Elementary Middle School. This book explores the debate on how, when and where to apply America’s strength and power, and who gets to make those decisions. Cost: $28, including a copy of the book, or $8 admission only. Information: 802-362-2200, 1-800-437-3700, or www.northshire.com.

 

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.

 

Spring Training

MANCHESTER The American Museum of Fly Fishing at 4104 Main Street in Manchester will hold a Spring Training Day from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 31. Families are invited to come for a day of activities including seeing what it feels like to reel in a fish, fly and knot tying, a review of fish that populate local streams/rivers, and more. Also, visit the current exhibition, “Rise: Women in Fly Fishing Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow.”

 

GMC Meeting

RUTLAND The Killington Section of the Green Mountain Club will hold its Annual Meeting at 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 31, at the Godnick Adult Center on Deer Street in Rutland. Bring a dish to share and your place setting for a potluck supper, short business meeting and election of officers. Also, Dave Hardy will speak on Tropical Storm Irene damage to the Long Trail. Information: Sue Thomas at 773-2185.

 

Dance Benefit

CASTLETON A Dance Benefit for Betty Christian Burke from Orwell will be held from 7 p.m. to midnight on Saturday, March 31, at American Legion Post 50 on Route 4A in Castleton. The Thunder Road band will provide music and there’ll be a basket raffle, silent auction, and more. Cost: $6, $10 per couple, with proceeds benefiting Betty who is fighting lung cancer. 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.

 

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

 

Easton Neighbors

EASTON The Easton Neighbors group will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, April 2, at the Easton Methodist Church on Route 40. A potluck supper will be included.

 

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

 

Buddhism and Politics

BENNINGTON Prof. Thomas Redden from Southern Vermont College will continue his lectures on “Buddhism, Spirituality, and American Politics: Envisioning a Politics of Compassion” from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesdays at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Church of Bennington, 108 School Street. The talks will be on April 3 and 17, and May 1 and 15. Free and open to all. Information: 802-447-6388, or email communications@svc.edu.

 

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.

 

Wednesday April 4

 

Visual Impairment

MANCHESTER The Vermont Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired will present a talk on “Living with Visual Impairment” at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, April 4, at Equinox Village in Manchester. Everyone will be welcome. Information: 802-362-4061, or www.equinoxvillage.com.

 

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

 

Pittsford Hike

RUTLAND The Green Mountain Club will offer a three to four-mile Hike (easy or more challenging routes available) at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 7, at Split Rock and Bald Peak in Pittsford. Meet at Main Street Park, near the east end of the fire station off Center Street in Rutland City. Information: Tom Copps at 774-5144.

 

Gardening Talk

MANCHESTER Nationally recognized garden writer Charlie Nardozzi will speak on
“Edible Gardening for Everyone” from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 7, in the Hunter Seminar Room at Burr and Burton Academy, 57 Seminary Avenue in Manchester. For beginners and experienced gardeners. Cost: $10 suggested donation, or pay what you can. Information: Rich Thompson Tucker at 802-549-8135, email hellorichtt@hotmail.com, or visit www.transitiontownmanchester.org.

 

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

 

Art Show Entries

STILLWATER Friday, April 9, is the deadline to submit your entry for the Recycled Art Show that will be held from Friday, April 20, through Sunday, April 29, at Saratoga National Historical Park in Stillwater. Information/entry forms: www.hudsoncrossingpark.org/artshow.

 

PTSD Seminar

QUEENSBURY The SUNY Adirondack Military Club will host a seminar on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder at 12:40 p.m. on Monday, April 9, in the Scoville Learning Center auditorium, Room 206, on the SUNY Adirondack campus in Queensbury. Carol Hopper, professor of psychology at SUNY, will discuss the definition, causes, and symptoms of PTSD. Albany Vet Center staff members will discuss PTSD’s effects and treatment, and SUNY Adirondack students who are military veterans will share their stories and answer questions. Free and open to all. Information: Beth Faller at 743-2220.

 

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

 

Concert at Library

GLENS FALLS Magpie, the renowned folk duo of Greg Artzner and Terry Leonino, will perform in concert from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, April 12, in the Community Room at the Crandall Public Library, 251 Glen Street in Glens Falls. Free and open to all. Information: Folklife Center at 518-792-6508, or www.magpiemusic.com.

 

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 13

 

Rummage Sale

PITTSTOWN The Pittstown United Methodist Church off Route 7 in Pittstown Village will hold a Spring Rummage Sale from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, April 13, and 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, the 14th. Clothing, jewelry, books, toys, and household goods will be offered. Fill a bag on Saturday for only $2, or fill two bags and get the third bag free. Baked goods and other food also will be for sale both days. Information/to donate items: Viv at 518-663-5522.

 

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.

 

Thursday April 26

 

Concert at Library

GLENS FALLS The Kyle Carey Trio will perform “Appalachian-inspired song with a Celtic twist” from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, April 26, in the Community Room at the Crandall Public Library, 251 Glen Street in Glens Falls. Free and open to all. Information: Folklife Center at 518-792-6508, or www.kyleannecarey.com.

 

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.

 

Tuesday May 1

 

Buddhism and Politics

BENNINGTON Prof. Thomas Redden from Southern Vermont College will conclude his series of lectures on “Buddhism, Spirituality, and American Politics: Envisioning a Politics of Compassion” from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 1 and 15, at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Church of Bennington, 108 School Street. Free and open to all. Information: 802-447-6388, or email communications@svc.edu.

 

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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