Community Calendar 3/22/12

 

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.

 

Food Shelf Benefit

RUTLAND A Soup Bowls for Hunger Dinner will be served on Thursday, March 22, in the cafeteria of Rutland High School. Seating will be at 5 and 5:45 p.m. Cost: $15, with proceeds benefiting the Community Cupboard and other food shelves.

 

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 younger than 8, available at Salem Hardware, from Rotary members, or at the door. Information: 854-9777.

 

Clothing Walk-In

GREENWICH The Greenwich Community Relief organization will hold its monthly Clothing Walk-In from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 22, and 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday the 23rd, at the Greenwich Town Office. Everyone will be welcome.

 

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.

 

Les Miserables

CAMBRIDGE The 7-12 Drama Club will stage Les Miserables at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, March 22 to 24, in the auditorium at the Cambridge Central School. Cost: $7; $25 per family. Information/advance tickets: 677-8527, or email Miss Hahn at jill.hahn@cambridgecsd.org.

 

State Militia Talk

SALEM Military historian Michael Russert will speak on “To Remedy the Evils of the Present System: The New York State Militia Prepares for War” at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 22, at the Salem Courthouse Community Center. Free and open to all.

 

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

 

Easter Pies

WEST FORT ANN The Ladies Auxiliary of the West Fort Ann Fire Dept. are selling Easter Pies. Most pies will cost $10, $15 for a maple cream pie. Rolls and breads will be available, too. Orders will be taken through April 1 for an April 7 pick up. Information/orders: Pat at 792-0157, or Valerie at 747-7400.

 

Art Program

GLENS FALLS The World Awareness Children’s Museum is accepting registrations for a spring break art program, “Spring Festivals: Eastern Europe,” that will run from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday through Friday, April 10 to 13. Traditions and festivals of various countries will be celebrated. Cost: Program included with the $5 museum admission fee. Registration: 518-793-2773. Information: www.worldchildrensmuseum.org.

 

VFW Scholarships

VALLEY FALLS The Chester James Carknard VFW and Ladies Auxiliary 1938 in Valley Falls is accepting applications for its Senior Scholarships that will be awarded to one Hoosic Valley senior male, a Hoosic Valley senior female, and a Hoosick Falls senior female. Scholarships are awarded based on community and school involvement and on VFW affiliations. Applications are available at school guidance offices and the submission deadline is May 2.

 

Bow Course

VICTORY The Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club is accepting registrations for a Bow Course for age 12 and older that will be held from 6:30 to 9 p.m. on Friday, April 13, and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 14, at the club on Route 32, south of Victory Village. Information/registration: Jeff Everts at 664-8731.

 

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 The Sylvan Star/Skenesborough Chapter 122, Order of the Eastern Star, 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. Featured will be $3 and $5 bag sales and lunch will be available. Donations of household items, small appliances, clothes and toys may be dropped off from 9 a.m. to noon 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.

 

Max the Lynx

GRANVILLE Max, a live Canada lynx, will be the focus of a program from 2 to 2:30 p.m. on Friday, March 23, at the Pember Library and Museum, 33 W. Main Street in Granville. Pember Educator Bernadette Hoffman will answer questions at this event that’s free and open to all. Information: Bernadette at 518-642-1515.

 

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.

 

Auction Benefit

FAIR HAVEN An Auction to benefit Fair Haven Union High School Project Graduation for the class of 2012 will be held on Saturday, March 24, at the Benson Community Hall. Doors will open at 9 a.m. and the auction will start at 10 a.m. Most auction items will be new, some handmade by parents of students or the students, and others gently used. There’ll be refreshments, a 50/50 raffle, and a few silent auction items. Information/to donate auction items: Allison at 802-273-3553.

 

Thrift Shop Open

ARGYLE The Argyle United Methodist Church Thrift Shop will hold a Buy One/Get One Free, $1 Bag Sale from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 24. Everyone will be welcome.

 

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.

 

Home Show

RUTLAND The Home Builders and Remodelers Association of Southern Vermont will host the 15th Annual Home and Recreation Show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 24. Free admission, 30-minute workshops from 10 a.m. to 2:15 p.m., door prizes, a wooden birdhouse to the first 50 children, and children’s activities will be featured. You’ll find this event at the Spartan Arena behind the Diamond Run Mall on Route 7 in Rutland. Information: 802-773-0672, or email cvthomebuilders@yahoo.com.

 

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.

 

Maple Fest

POULTNEY The Poultney Area Chamber of Commerce will sponsor Maple Fest in Poultney from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 24. Indoor activities will be held in the Poultney Elementary School gymnasium, and horse and wagon ride pickups will be at Citizens Bank on Main Street. This event will include a breakfast, 5K run, games at Green Mountain College, a maple fest bakeoff at the elementary school, bag sales at Poultney businesses, a scavenger hunt, artist guild open gallery, silent auction, family nature walk, Rotary community dinner, family supper, and sugarhouse tours. Information: Chamber at 802-287-2010, email poultneyvt@yahoo.com, or visit www.poultneyvt.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.

 

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.

 

Chocolate Tasting

WHITEHALL A Lindt Chocolate Tasting will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 24, at Big G’s Pub, 68 Main Street in Whitehall. In addition to the chocolates, there’ll be a chocolate trivia game, an Easter basket raffle, and free prizes. Proceeds will benefit the Whitehall Fire Dept. and for every pre-filled Easter basket you purchase, Lindt will donate $2 to Autism Speaks. Information: Suzi Chaplin at 518-499-0262.

 

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, 5 River Road. 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.

 

Art Opening

RUTLAND The Chaffee Art Center at 16 S. Main Street in Rutland will hold an opening reception for a sculptures exhibit titled, “Bone Structures,” from 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 24. Sponsored by the Rutland Regional Medical Center, this exhibit features works by 17 artists, and the reception will include hors d’oeuvres, wine, and music by a local jazz trio. Information: 802-775-0356.

 

Lasagna Dinner

GREENWICH The United Church of Greenwich, 27 Salem St., will host a lasagna dinner with live dinner music from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 24. Cost of the meal is $10. Take-out is available.

 

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.

 

Shirelles, Drifters

RUTLAND Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame inductees The Shirelles and The Drifters will perform an evening of number one hits at 8 p.m. on Saturday, March 24, at the Paramount Theatre in downtown Rutland. Cost: $31.50 to $36.50, plus tax. Information/tickets: 802-775-0903, www.paramountlive.org, or visit the box office at 30 Center Street.

 

Sunday March 25

 

Elks Breakfast

WHITEHALL Elks Lodge 1491 will host their monthly breakfast from 7:30 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, March 25 at the lodge on North Williams Street. The cost is $7 for adults and $3.50 for children. Proceeds benefit the lodge’s veterans programs.

 

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.

 

Bake sale

WHITEHALL Whitehall Boy Scout Troop No. 83 will host a bake sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Stewart’s Shop on Poultney Street in Whitehall.

 

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.

 

Basket Raffle

FAIR HAVEN A Basket Raffle to benefit the Benson Drama Club will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 25, at American Legion Post 49, 72 S. Main Street in Fair Haven. Drawings will start at 2 p.m. and a light lunch will be available. This club is composed of local students in grades kindergarten through 8. Information/to donate items: Alice Stuber at 802-537-3389.

 

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.

 

Auditions

POULTNEY The Poultney Summer Theatre Company’s Shakespeare on Main Street senior company will hold auditions for “Midsummer Night’s Dream,” and the junior company for “Julius Caesar,” from 1 to 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 25. Bring a monologue to the Atrium of Withey Hall at Green Mountain College in Poultney. Information: Gary Meitrott at email garymeitrott@vermontel.net.

 

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.

 

Poetry Reading

FORT EDWARD Stuart Bartow will read and discuss his poetry from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 25, at the Wing-Northup House, 167 Broadway in Fort Edward. Stuart is a published poet and he teaches writing and literature at SUNY Adirondack. Light refreshments will be served. Admission: $5. Reservations are requested at 747-9108 by 5 p.m. Friday, March 23.

 

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. Cost: $5 first sheet of tickets; $2 each additional sheet. 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.

 

Chili cook-off

SCHAGHTICOKE  Henderson’s Bar & Grill, 188 Lower Main St., will host the Valley Thunder Cheer Chili Cook-off at 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 25. Trophies will be awarded to the three best chilis. Cost is $10 per adult, $5 for children, and free for children under three. Raffle for a 42-inch TV too. Information: 518-320-5908.

 

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

 

Performers Wanted

CAMBRIDGE The Cambridge Chamber of Commerce invites area singers, bands, dancers and other performing groups who wish to appear at the 12th Annual Cambridge Valley Balloon Festival on June 1-3 to submit the name of the group, type of performance, contact information and fee to: CVCC, PO Box 405, Cambridge, NY 12816. The information can also be emailed to cambridgechamber@gmail.com.

 

Selling Globally

RUTLAND Michael Allocca, president of Alocca Enterprises, will lead a workshop in cooperation with the U.S. Small Business Administration and other organizations, titled, “Exporting Fundamentals: Keys to Selling Globally for Your Company,” from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, March 27. Cost: $95, including reference materials. You’ll find this event at the Community College of Vermont in Rutland. Registration is required at http://www.vtsbdc.org, and click “Training.” Information: Heather Gonyaw at 802-728-9101, or email hgonyaw@vtsbdc.org.

 

Women’s Health

WHITEHALL Washington County WIC will hold its monthly clinic from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, March 27, at the Skenesborough Rescue Squad. 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.

 

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

 

Fraud Bingo

CASTLETON The Community of Vermont Elders will present an informative game of Fraud Bingo at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 28, at the Castleton Community Center on Route 4A. Learn about medical errors, fraud and abuse and also win prizes. The bingo will follow a noon lunch. Reservations are requested by March 27 at 802-468-3093.

 

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.

 

Farmland Financing

POULTNEY A Farmland and Creative Financing Panel will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, March 28, in the East Room of Withey Hall at Green Mountain College in Poultney. This panel will include service providers, landowners and farmers with information on the challenges and opportunities of finding farmland to buy or lease in Vermont. Unconventional financing and legal considerations will be included. Information: Email Lindsay at Lindsay@rutlandfarmandfood.org.

 

Prostate Support

RUTLAND The Rutland County Prostate Cancer Support Group will meet at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 28, in Meeting Room D of the CVPS Leahy Conference Center at Rutland Regional Medical Center in Rutland. Dr. Jim Russell will lead a review of the Dartmouth program for shared medical decision making on prostate disorders, and help newly diagnosed men and others wade through information on treatment options. Information: Bob Harnish at 802-483-6220, email bharnish@myfairpoint.net.

 

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.

 

Youth football

GRANVILLE Granville’s Youth Horde Football Program will hold is 2012 registration from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Granville Elementary School on Wednesday, March 28. Registration is open for flag football for pre-kindergarten to those currently in fifth grade. There is also a sign-up for cheerleading for grades 2 to 5. Family discounts are available. For further information, please call Greg Scribner at 926-0559 or go to www.eteamz.com/granvillehorde .

 

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.

 

Roast Pork

WEST FORT ANN Everyone is invited to a Roast Pork Dinner at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 29, at the West Fort Ann United Methodist Church on Copeland Pond Road. Eat in or take out. Cost: $9 adults; $4 children; free age 4 and younger. Information: Joyce at 793-6735, or Donna at 792-6647.

 

Chicken and Biscuit

GRANVILLE Everyone is invited to a family-style Chicken and Biscuit Supper from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 29, at the Middle Granville Presbyterian Church on Route 22A. Takeouts will be available. Cost: $8 adults, $4 ages 5 to 12, free 4 and younger. Gift certificates will be available, too.

 

Taste of Rutland

RUTLAND Mount Saint Joseph Academy will host a Taste of Rutland Dinner at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 29, at its McDonough Gymnasium, 127 Convent Avenue in Rutland. Numerous area restaurants will contribute signature dishes for this event. Cost: $25. Information/tickets: MSJ Development Office, 802-775-0151, Ext. 112, or email development@msjvermont.org.

 

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

 

Chili Cook-Off

WEST PAWLET Entries are due by Friday, March 30, for the Second Annual Chili and Mac ‘n’ Cheese Cook-Off that will be held from 5 to 6:45 p.m. on Thursday, April 5, at the Mettawee Community School on Route 153 in West Pawlet. Awards will be presented following the cook-off, tasting and judging. Cook-off entry will be free and all entries must be nut free, including the cooking oil. To enter, email Linda Maness at lmaness@mettaweeschool.org with your name/business name, phone number, and name of your entry(s).

 

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.

 

One-Act Plays

XDORSET The Dorset Players will present its Ninth Annual One-Act Play Festival at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, March 30 and 31, and 2 p.m. Sunday, April 1, at the Dorset Playhouse, off Route 30 at 104 Cheney Road. Cost: $10. Also, there’ll be an opening night reception in the Playhouse Café following the Friday show.

 

Woods Tea Company

RUTLAND The Woods Tea Company will present its farewell performance at 8 p.m. on Friday, March 30, at the Paramount Theatre in downtown Rutland. Celtic and novelty tunes, along with French-Canadian and American folk songs, will be featured. Cost: $20, plus tax, with proceeds benefiting the restoration of the Brandon Town Hall.  Information/tickets: 802-775-0903, or www.paramountlive.org.

 

Saturday March 31

 

Lawn Sale

CASTLETON Circle of Hope K9 Rescue will hold an Indoor Lawn Sale on Saturday, March 31, and Sunday, April 1, at 1991 Main Street in Castleton. All monies raised will be used for this organization’s veterinarian bills. Also, blankets, towels, sheets, dog and cat food and treats, collars, leashes, and other pet items will be collected during this sale. Information/hours: Angela at 802-468-5298, or www.circleofhopek9rescue.org.

 

$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.

 

Cancer Seminar

CAMBRIDGE Join medical staff from the cancer program at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center for a free breakfast and informative sessions on cancer from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 31 at the Cambridge Hotel. Host will be oncologist Dr. Orion Howard. Topics by various physicians will include prostate cancer screenings and treatments; colon cancer; and breast cancer. Pre-registration is requested by calling Erica Cummings at 802-447-5019.

 

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/

 

Family Bingo

HOOSICK FALLS The HFCS PTA will host its annual Family Fun Bingo from 9 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 31, in the cafeteria of the Hoosick Falls Junior-Senior High School. Jim Martinez will do the calling and there’ll be great prizes, raffles, snacks and beverages. Also, bring Campbell’s and Tyson box tops for redemption. Information: Laurie Gormley at 518-686-9138, email smglkg@aol.com, or Sarah Bushey at 686-9492, Ext. 1010, email busheys@hoosickfallscsd.org.

 

Quilts Festival

RUTLAND The Maple Leaf Quilters Guild will host its 2012 Festival of Quilts from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 31, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 1, at the handicap accessible College of St. Joseph in Rutland. Featured will be an impressive array of quilts, a special waffle brunch Sunday, a silent auction to benefit the Vermont Disaster Relief Fund, a quilt raffle at 3 p.m. Sunday, and much more. Admission: $6; free age 11 and younger. Information: www.mapleleafquilters.org, or email mapleleafquilters@yahoo.com.

 

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.

 

Vendor Blender

GRANVILLE A Vendor Blender and Bake Sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 31, at the Granville P.B.A. Youth Center, 49 Main Street. Attending will be vendors, including TD Bank, and offered will be crafts, jewelry, wooden items, mosaics, a raffle table, and more. Food donations will be accepted for the bake sale, and vendor spaces are available at $20 and $25 each. Proceeds will benefit the P.B.A Youth Center. Information: Brenda at 518-361-6491, or Sandi at 518-632-5467.

 

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.

 

Basket Party

WELLS The Second Annual Cub Scout Pack 44 Basket Party will be held on Saturday, March 31, at the Modern Woodmen of America Hall off Route 30 in Wells. Doors will open at 11 a.m., with drawings at 1 p.m. Cost: $5 admission sheet of tickets; $3 each additional sheet. Lunch and refreshments will be available for purchase. Also, for every non-perishable food item you bring you’ll receive a chance to win a special prize. Information: 518-642-9283.

 

Weaving Demo

GREENWICH Award-winning crafter Delores Schultz will give a free demonstration of Swedish Weaving from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 31 at Ruby’s Nimble Thimble, 81 Main St. Swedish Weaving is a special form of decorative embroidery also known as Huck Embroidery. Information: 701-5323.

 

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.

 

Health Fair

GLENS FALLS The North Country Wellness Network will present a Spring Health Fair from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 31, at the Motivations Fitness Center, 221 Glen Street in Glens Falls. Classes, workshops, demonstrations, talks, health checkups, day spa services, and door prizes will be featured. Free admission. Information: Darren Briggs at 518-642-1227.

 

Free lunch

ARGYLE The Argyle United Methodist Church, 12 Sheridan Street, will serve a free community soup and sandwich lunch from noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 31 at the church. All are 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.

 

Easter Egg Hunt

CAMBRIDGE The Cambridge Connects organization and the Village of Cambridge will host an Easter Egg Hunt and Egg Coloring Party from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 31, at the Cambridge Guest Home. Children preschool and younger at 1:30 p.m., kindergarten and grade 1 at 2 p.m., and grade 2 and older 2 p.m. Canned foods will be accepted for the food pantry. Information: Email cambridgeconnects@gmail.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.”

 

Art Reception

CAMBRIDGE An Opening Reception for an exhibition of paintings and other art by Jon Segan of Fort Edward will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 31, at the Valley Artisans Market’s Small Gallery, 25 E. Main Street, Route 372, in Cambridge. This exhibition will run through April 24. Information: 518-677-2765.

 

Roast Beef

FORT MILLER The Fort Miller Reformed Church off Route 4 invites everyone to a Roast Beef Dinner on Saturday, March 31. Seating will be at 4:30 and 6 p.m. and takeouts will be available. Cost: $9 adults; $4 ages 3 to 10; free 2 and younger. Information: Melody at 695-5319.

 

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.

 

Buffet Benefit

SCHUYLERVILLE Everyone is invited to an Italian-Themed Buffet Dinner from 6 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, March 31, at American Legion Post 278, 6 Clancy Street in Schuylerville. Cost: $10, including the buffet, dinner music by DJ Jenni A, and entertainment by the Open Bar Band. There’ll be a 50/50 raffle and an auction of gift cards and other items. Proceeds will benefit Diane Pearson as she is treated for cancer. Donations will be accepted, too.

 

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.

 

Ham Dinner

HARTFORD Herschel-Argyle Masonic Lodge 508 on Main Street in Hartford invites everyone to its annual Palm Sunday family-style Baked Ham Dinner from noon to 2 p.m. on April 1. Takeouts will be available. Cost: $10 adults; $5 ages 6 to 12; free 5 and younger.

 

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.

 

Easter Cantata

SCHUYLERVILLE An ecumenical choir from Schuylerville area churches will present an Easter cantata, “Risen as He Said,” by John Innes and Don Kruger, at 7 p.m. on Sunday, April 1. Refreshments will follow. You’ll find this event at the Schuylerville United Methodist Church, 51 Church Street, and everyone will be welcome.

 

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

 

Tunnel Book Class

SALEM The North Main Gallery and Studio at 196 N. Main Street in Salem will offer a class for children and adults titled, “Structure: Making a Tunnel Book,” from 2:30 to 3:45 p.m. on Tuesdays, April 3, 17 and 24, and May 1. Cost: $30. Information/registration: Ruth Sauer at 518-854-3406 and leave a message.

 

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

 

Pre-K Screening

WEST PAWLET The Mettawee Community School on Route 153 in West Pawlet will hold a Pre-Kindergarten Screening on Thursday and Friday, April 5 and 6. All children, ages infant to 5, will be screened. The screening will provide parents with a picture of their child’s developmental strengths or needs, and increase awareness of services available for area children. Information/appointments: Susan King at 802-645-9009.

 

Chili Cook-Off

WEST PAWLET The Second Annual Chili and Mac ‘n’ Cheese Cook-Off will be held from 5 to 6:45 p.m. on Thursday, April 5, at the Mettawee Community School on Route 153 in West Pawlet. Awards will be presented following the cook-off, tasting and judging (cook-off entry registrations were due to Linda Maness at lmaness@mettaweeschool.org by March 30). Tasting/judging fee: $5. Everyone will be welcome.

 

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

 

Scholarships

SCHAGHTICOKE The New York State Association of Agricultural Fairs and the New York State Showpeople’s Assn. is accepting applications for up to 10 $1,000 scholarships to be awarded to New York State high school seniors and college students. All qualifying students must be active at the Schaghticoke Fair and the deadline to submit an application is April 13. Applications must be completed from the Web at www.nyfairs.org.

 

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.

 

Wells History

WELLS The Wells Historical Society will meet on Friday, April 6, at the Modern Woodmen of America Building off Route 30 in Wells. The society’s annual pancake supper will be served at 6 p.m., followed by discussion on plans for the Wells 250th charter anniversary celebration later this year. Bill Clark will report on this season’s maple production, and a framed display of William Norton’s history and artifacts will be unveiled. Everyone will be welcome.

 

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.

 

Talent Show

NORTH CLARENDON An “incredible and diverse” Show Me Gala Talent Show will be staged at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 6, in the auditorium at the Mill River Union High School in North Clarendon. Music, dance, and other local talent will be featured. Admission: $5, $20 per family, at the door. Information: Bear Irwin at 802-775-3451, Ext. 224, or email birwin@rssu.org.

 

Saturday April 7

 

Pancake Benefit

QUEENSBURY A Pancake Breakfast to benefit Relay for Life will be served from 8 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 7, at Applebees on Quaker Road in Queensbury. Cost: $6. Tickets: Jen at 926-8572, or email JLiv305@gmail.com. All proceeds will go to the Greenwich Relay for Life that will be held on Friday and Saturday, June 8 and 9, at Greenwich High School.

 

Bunny Breakfast

SCHAGHTICOKE Liberty Ridge Farm at 29 Bevis Road in Schaghticoke invites everyone to Breakfast with the Easter Bunny from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 7. Cost: $11.95 adults; $9.95 children; free age 1 and younger. Each child will receive a souvenir cup. Bring a camera for pictures of children with the Easter Bunny and the farm animals. Information: 518-664-1515, or http://LibertyRidgeFarmNY.com.

 

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.

 

Lincoln Biography

MANCHESTER Author/historian Jason Emerson will present his new book, “Giant in the Shadows: The Life of Robert T. Lincoln,” at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 7, in the Beckwith Room at Hildene in Manchester. More than a biography, this book is a “tale of American achievement in the Gilded Age and the endurance of the Lincoln legacy.” Book signings will follow each presentation in Hildene’s museum store. Information: 802-367-7960, or www.hildene.org.

 

Egg Hunt

SCHUYLERVILLE Faith Chapel will host the Fourth Annual Great Schuylerville Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 7, on Pract Field at Schuylerville High School. Ages birth to 4 will hunt at 11 a.m., grades kindergarten to 2 at 11:15 a.m., and grades 3 to 6 at 11:30 a.m. Face art, jump house, Daisy the Clown, and the Easter Bunny, too. Free. In case of rain, the hunt will be in the high school gymnasium.

 

Chicken Barbecue

WHITEHALL The Sons of the American Legion invite everyone to a Chicken Barbecue from noon until sold out on Saturday, April 7, at the American Legion Hall, 148 Main Street in Whitehall. Takeouts will be available. Cost: $9. Free delivery will be provided within the village limits. Information: 518-499-2482.

 

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.

 

Easter Egg Hunt

JOHNSONVILLE An Easter Egg Hunt will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 7, at the Johnsonville Fire Co. on River Road (rain or shine). Snacks, prizes and raffles will be featured. Bring your camera and catch the Easter Bunny in action. Information: Trista at 928-4983.

 

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.

 

Pancake Breakfast

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

 

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.

 

Kitchen Garden Design

MANCHESTER Ellen Ecker Ogden, author of “The Complete Kitchen Garden,” will make a photo presentation, “Basic Garden Design,” from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 11, at the Mark Skinner Library, 48 West Road in Manchester. And from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 18, you’ll create your own design during a hands-on workshop. Cost for both classes: $30 ($18 basic garden design only), with proceeds benefiting the library. Information/registration: 802-362-2607, or email events@markskinnerlibrary.org.

 

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

 

Gardens/Landscaping

MANCHESTER The Ninth Annual Great Gardens and Landscaping Symposium will be held on Friday and Saturday, April 13 and 14, at the Equinox Resort in Manchester. Speakers, great food and door prizes will be featured. Information/registration: www.pyours.com/symposium.

 

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

 

Lasagna Dinner

SCHUYLERVILLE The Old Saratoga Reformed Church at 48 Pearl Street in Schuylerville invites everyone to a Lasagna Dinner (meat and vegetarian) from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 14. Cost: $8 adults; $4 ages 5 to 10. Takeouts will be available. Reservations are requested for eat-in dinners with Amber at 587-8224, or Paulette at 695-3024. Walk-ins will be welcome.

 

Maple Dinner

WELLS The Wells United Methodist Church invites everyone to its Great Maple Sugarhouse Dinner from 4:30 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 14, at the Modern Woodmen of American Hall off Route 30 in Wells. Maple glazed ham and all things maple will be on the menu. Information/cost: Sue at 802-325-3203, or email maryannfe@comcast.net.

 

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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