Community Calendar 4/5/12

 

Thursday April 5

 

Salem Cleanup

SALEM The Town of Salem will continue its program of roadside cleanup through Friday, April 13. Salem Hardware will provide trash bags for cleanup volunteers. For information, see Joe Boisclair or Judy Flagg at the Town Barn.

 

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.

 

Church Services

DORSET The Dorset Church off Route 30 at 143 Church Street invites everyone to a 5 p.m. foot-washing service, an agape potluck supper at 5:30 p.m., and tenebrae service at 7 p.m. on Maundy Thursday, April 5. And there’ll be a Good Friday service at noon on April 6. Information: 802-867-2260, or email dorsetchurch@gmail.com.

 

Meal at School

HARTFORD The senior class of 2012 invites everyone to a Dime-a-Dip Meal from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 5, at the Hartford Central School.

 

Roundabout Info

MANCHESTER A public open house to provide information on Manchester’s roundabout project will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 5, in the Kilburn Meeting Room of the Manchester Town Office. Renderings, a detailed construction timetable, and the release of the proposed communication plan will be discussed. Information: Tricia Hayes at 802-362-0207, or email t.hayes@manchester-vt.gov.

 

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.

 

Easter Services

MANCHESTER Zion Episcopal Church at 5167 Main Street in Manchester will observe Maunday Thursday with a traditional agape meal with lamb and potluck items at 5:30 p.m. on April 5. Good Friday liturgy will be at noon on April 6. On Easter Sunday, there’ll be a sunrise service on Mount Equinox (call 802-362-1987 to confirm), followed by services at 8 and 10 a.m. An Easter egg hunt at 10 a.m., too. Information: www.zionchurchmanchester.org.

Support Group

BENNINGTON Patricia Marshall, a substance abuse coordinator with the United Counseling Service, will lead a support group discussion on “Maintaining Your Recovery” from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 5. You’ll find this group at The Turning Point Club of Bennington, 435 Main Street. Registration is not required. Information: Patricia at 442-5491, Ext. 235, or Sue Juliano at 442-9700.

 

Healthy Eyes

SARATOGA SPRINGS Saratoga Hospital will offer a free program, “In the Blink of an Eye: A Crash Course on Healthy Eyes,” at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 5, in its Board Room, 211 Church Street in Saratoga Springs. Registration is required at 518-580-2450, or toll-free at 1-866-580-2450.

 

Church Services

CAMBRIDGE The Cambridge United Presbyterian Church at 81 E. Main Street will hold a Maundy Thursday meal and service on April 5, and an Easter Sunday service on April 8. Information/times: 518-677-3863, or www.cambridgenyupc.org.

 

Church Services

EAST ARLINGTON The Federated Church of East Arlington on Ice Pond Road will hold the following services: Maundy Thursday simple soup supper and service at 6 p.m. on April 5; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Good Friday, April 6, the sanctuary will be open for meditation; 6:30 a.m. Easter Sunday sunrise service on the east-facing lawn of the Mack headquarters on Route 313 (continental breakfast to follow from 7 to 9 a.m., singing at 10 a.m.).  Information: 802-375-2548, or www.federatedchurchofeastarlington.org.

 

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.

 

Service, Vigil

GRANVILLE A Maundy Thursday service will be held at 7 p.m. on April 5 at the South Granville Congregational Church on Route 149. A 24-hour prayer vigil will follow, beginning at 8 p.m. Thursday and continuing through 7 p.m. on Good Friday. Church members and friends are asked to commit to one-hour time slots, at home or at the church. Prayer requests can be left at the church, too. Information/to schedule a time slot: Joan Adams at 642-9510.

 

Church Services

WEST HEBRON The West Hebron United Presbyterian Church at 3153 Route 30 will hold services as follows: 7 p.m. Maundy Thursday, April 5; all day Good Friday and Holy Saturday, April 6 and 7, for personal prayer; Easter sunrise service and continental breakfast at 6:30 p.m. April 8 at the Napiwocki home on Kilburn Road in Cossayuna; and Easter Sunday service at the church at 10:30 a.m. An Easter egg hunt at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, April 7, on the church grounds, too. Information: 518-854-3729.

 

Church Services

ARLINGTON St. James Episcopal Church on Route 7A in Arlington will hold services as follows: 7 and 8:30 p.m. Maundy Thursday, April 5; 7 p.m. Good Friday, April 6; 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. Holy Saturday, April 7; and 8 a.m. (quiet and meditative), and 10 a.m. (festive) Easter Sunday, April 8. Information: 802-375-9952, or www.stjamesalringtonvt.org.

 

Church Services

FAIR HAVEN St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Main and Allen streets in Fair Haven, will hold services as follows: 7 p.m. Maundy Thursday, April 5; 6 p.m. Good Friday, April 6; 8 p.m. Easter Vigil, April 7; and 6:30 a.m. ecumenical Easter sunrise service at Fair Haven green, April 8, followed by breakfast at the Methodist Church and 9:30 a.m. Easter Sunday service at St. Luke’s.

 

Church Services

PAWLET The Pawlet Community Church will hold services as follows: 7 p.m. Maundy Thursday, April 5; noon Good Friday, April 6; 6:30 a.m. sunrise service and 9:30 a.m. worship service Easter Sunday, April 8.

 

Friday April 6

 

NYC Trip

COSSAYUNA The Pennies for Peyton Relay for Life Team in Cossayuna is accepting reservations for a Bus Trip to New York City on Saturday, June 2. The bus will load at the Wilton Mall and travel to Bryant Park where you’ll spend the day on your own in the city. Cost: $43. Information/reservations (deadline May 18): Rose Bain at 669-3402.

 

Parenting Class

WASHINGTON COUNTY Cornell Cooperative Extension is accepting registrations for a five-week Parenting Class that will run from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesdays from April 18 through May 16 at the Washington County Municipal Center in Fort Edward. Cost: $10 Washington County residents; $20 non-residents. Information/registration: 518-746-2560, or toll-free at 1-800-548-0881.

Seniors Trip

HOOSIC VALLEY AREA The Hoosic Valley Seniors group is accepting reservations for a trip to the Amish country of Lancaster, Pa., Wednesday through Friday, June 13 to 15. A highlight will be the new show, “Jonah’s Whale,” at the Sight & Sound Theater. Cost: $264 per person, double occupancy, including tips and gratuities. Information/reservations: Ginny at 235-0623.

 

Theatre Camp

DORSET The Dorset Theatre Festival is accepting registrations for its Theatre Camp that will run from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, July 9 to 20. For ages 7 to 14, this camp will focus on developing characters, improvisation, and writing. Cost: $300. Information/registration: 867-2223, or mail registrations to Dorset Theatre Festival, POB 510, Dorset, Vt. 05251. Information: www.dorsettheatrefestival.org.

 

Mystery Trip

QUAKER SPRINGS The Quaker Springs Seniors group is accepting reservations for a Mystery Trip on Tuesday, May 8. Cost: $32. Everyone will be welcome. Information/reservations: Rose Thieverge at 695-3638.

 

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.

 

Business Advice

MANCHESTER The Northshire Nonprofit Network will host George Long from the Service Corps of Retired Executives who will offer advice for businesses and nonprofit organizations at 8 a.m. on Friday, April 6, at the Mark Skinner Library in Manchester. Information: http://nnnvt.wordpress.com/.

 

Health Clinics

RUTLAND AREA The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice will offer Blood Pressure and Foot Care Clinics as follows: 9:30 a.m. Friday, April 6, Young-at-Heart Senior Center, Poultney; 10 a.m. April 6, Ira Town Hall; and 12:30 p.m. Thursday, April 12, Castleton Meadows, Castleton. Cost: $2 blood pressure; $5 foot care. Information: 802-775-0568.

 

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.

 

Church 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.

 

Church Services

MANCHESTER Zion Episcopal Church at 5167 Main Street, Route 7A in Manchester Center, will hold services as follows: Noon to 1 p.m. Good Friday, April 6 at the church; 6:15 a.m. Easter sunrise service atop Equinox Mountain, Skyline Drive, Sunderland (gates open 5:30 a.m.); and 8 and 10 a.m. Easter, April 8, at the church. An Easter egg hunt will follow the 10 a.m. service. Information: 802-362-1987, or email office@zionchurchmanchester.org.

 

Thrift Shop Open

ARGYLE The Argyle Methodist Church Thrift Shop will not be open this Friday, April 6, but will be open from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 7. This shop normally is open on the first Friday each month and every Saturday.

 

Farmers’ Market

WEST PAWLET The West Pawlet Spring Farmers’ Market will be open from 4 to 7 p.m. on Fridays at the Fish and Game Club building.

 

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.

 

Fish Fry

HARTFORD The Hartford Fish and Game Club on Route 196 invites everyone to a Fish Fry from 4:30 to 7 p.m. on Friday, April 6. Cost: $10 adults; $4 children.

 

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.

 

Art Opening

GLENS FALLS An opening reception for Larac’s “Essence of Pose” show will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, April 6, at Larac’s Lapham Gallery on City Park in downtown Glens Falls. There’ll be a gallery talk at 5 p.m. and local musician Mark Rabin will entertain at this show of ceramics, paintings and photography. Information: 518-798-1144, Ext. 2, or www.larac.org.

 

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

 

Hiking, Biking

GLENS FALLS/SARATOGA The Adirondack Mountain Club will offer hiking, biking, bushwhacking and a geocache activity during April. Information: www.adk-gfs.org.

 

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.

 

Clothing Giveaway

MANCHESTER Heartworks of Vermont will hold a Clothing Giveaway from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 7, in the gymnasium at the Maple Street School in Manchester. Available will be spring and summer clothing for adults and children. Donations of clean, sorted clothing in good condition will be accepted from 3:30 to 6 p.m. on Friday, April 6, at the school. Information: Lisa Kelly at 375-3753.

 

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.

 

Flea Market, Food

WEST PAWLET A Spring Flea Market and Easter Food Sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 7, at the West Pawlet Firehouse. Offered will be regular and sugar-free pies, decorated cakes, cookie platters, and more. There also will be an Easter egg hunt for ages 8 to 12, with prizes for all ages, raffles, a 50/50, and lunch will be available. Information: Edna at 802-645-0174.

 

Driving Class

SARATOGA SPRINGS A state-approved Defensive Driving Class will be offered from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 7, at the First Baptist Church, 45 Washington Street in Saratoga Springs. Ask about saving on your auto insurance and taking points off your driving record. Cost: $35; bring a friend for additional $30. Registration is required with Ray Frankoski at 286-3788.

 

Childbirth Classes

SARATOGA SPRINGS Saratoga Hospital at 211 Church Street in Saratoga Springs will offer a Childbirth Preparation Class from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 7. Information on fetal development, nutrition, exercise, the birth process, and more will be covered. This is one of several childbirth classes the hospital will offer during April. Registration is required at 518-580-2450, or toll-free at 1-866-580-2450. Information: www.saratogahospital.org.

 

Super Bingos

WELLS The Modern Woodmen of America will host a Super Saturday Double Header Bingo on April 7 at its hall off Route 30 in Wells. Doors will open at 9 a.m., with a free lunch at 11 a.m., and bingo at noon. Doors will open for the second bingo at 4 p.m., with games at 6 p.m. Cost: $25 in advance, $30 at the door, for one bingo; $35 both bingos. Information: MWA Hall at 802-645-0323, or Dan at 518-487-0397.

 

Easter Egg Hunt

EAST ARLINGTON The East Arlington Federated Church will host an Easter Egg Hunt for children ages 2 through 9 on Saturday, April 7, on the lawn across from the church on Ice Pond Road. Bring a basket or bag to collect the eggs. Information: 802-375-2548.

 

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.

 

Easter Bake Sale

ARLINGTON St. James Episcopal Church will hold an Easter Holiday Bake Sale from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 7, at the Arlington Community Club, across from the church on Route 7A in Arlington. Pies, breads, cakes, brownies, cookies and more will be offered.

 

Eggstravaganza

GRANVILLE All children are invited to the Pember Library at 33 W. Main Street in Granville for an “Eggstravaganza” at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 7. Crafts, stories, an egg hunt, and refreshments will be featured. Information: 518-642-2525.

 

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.

 

Artist Reception

DORSET The Dorset Public Library will host a Coffee Reception with artist Mimi Turton from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 7. Mimi’s paintings, mostly landscapes and water scenes, will be exhibited at the library during April and all of the works will be offered for sale. Information: 802-867-5774.

 

Bowling Challenge

GRANVILLE The Washington County Democratic Committee invites everyone to test their bowling skills at noon on Saturday, April 7, at the Granville Lanes and Fun Center on Route 24. Cost: $20, including rentals, lanes and shoes. No prior bowling experience is needed, trophies and prizes will be awarded, and spectators will be welcome. Information: Summer Downing at 642-1596, or www.washingtoncountydemocrats.com.

 

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.

 

Easter Egg Hunt

WEST HEBRON Children ages 2 to 10 are invited to a free Easter Egg Hunt at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 7, at the West Hebron United Presbyterian Church, 3153 Route 30 (rain or shine). Bring your own basket and camera. Information: 854-3729, or 854-3250.

 

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

ARGYLE The Argyle United Methodist Church at 12 Sheridan Street will host a free Community Easter Egg Hunt from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 7. For children through age 12, rain or shine. Reservations are requested by April 6 with Marie at 638-7053.

 

Art Reception

ARLINGTON An opening reception for an exhibition of work by award-winning photographer Uno Frandfors will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 7, at the Canfield Gallery of the Martha Canfield Library in Arlington. Information: 802-375-6153.

 

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.

 

Roast Pork

PAWLET The Ladies’ and Gentlemen’s Supper Club invites everyone to a Roast Pork Dinner at 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 7, at the Pawlet Community Church. Takeouts may be ordered on April 7 at 802-325-3022. Cost: $10 adults; $6 ages 6 to 12; free 5 and younger. Information: Doreen Mach at 325-3428, or Judy Coolidge at 325-3073.

 

Easter Vigil

HOOSICK FALLS St. Mark’s Church in Hoosick Falls invites all families to an Easter Vigil at 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 7. The story of creation through Jesus’ resurrection will be highlighted. Fancy Easter clothing is not required. Information: www.stmarkschurchinhoosickfalls.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

 

Sunrise Service

NORTH CREEK An Easter Sunrise Service will be held on April 8 at the Bear Mountain Summit of Gore Mountain in North Creek. Board the gondola at 6:30 a.m. for the 7 a.m. service. Free and open to all. Information: www.goremountain.com.

 

Easter Service

MANCHESTER A Manchester area Community Ecumenical Easter Sunrise Service will be held at 6:45 a.m. on Sunday, April 8, on the porch of the Dormy Grill, overlooking the golf course on Union Street in Manchester. Coffee, cocoa and doughnuts will follow in the vestry of the First Congregational Church in Manchester. Information: Rev. Dickinson at 867-5976.

 

Services, Egg Hunt

PERU The Peru Church will hold an Easter Sunrise Celebration at 7 a.m. on Sunday, April 8, at the Peru Town Center. A potluck breakfast will follow. There also will be a 9:30 a.m. service at the church, followed by an Easter egg hunt for the children. Information: 379-1438.

 

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.

 

Church Service

DORSET In celebration of the resurrection, the United Church of Dorset and East Rupert invites everyone to an unveiling of the curtain covering the church’s Tiffany window at 10 a.m. on Easter Sunday, April 8. You’ll find the church off Route 30 at 143 Church Street in Dorset. Information: 867-2260, or email dorsetchurch@gmail.com.

 

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

 

Break Activities

SALEM The Courthouse Community Center in Salem will offer the following spring break activities Monday through Friday, April 9 to 13: Scrapbooking, grades 3 and up; Painting Fun for Youngsters, ages 4 to 7; Extreme Drawing, ages 10 to 13; and Printmaking, ages 7 to 12. Information/registration: 518-854-7053, or email your registration to HSCPA@salemcourthouse.org.

 

Break Programs

SARATOGA SPRINGS Saratoga Arts at 320 Broadway in Saratoga Springs will offer the following theater and visual arts programs during spring break, Monday through Friday, April 9 to 13: “Get into the Act!” a hands-on theater camp for ages 5 to 12, and “The Renaissance!” two visual arts camps for ages 5 to 7 and 8 to 14. Information/registration: Tanya Tobias at 518-584-4132, or email ttobias@saratoga-arts.org.

 

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.

 

Photoshop Class

SALEM Crickett Polis of Polis Photography will lead a “Photoshop for Beginners” class from 4 to 6 p.m. on April 9, 11 and 13, at the Courthouse Community Center in Salem. Cost: $60; $50 Courthouse members. Information/registration: 518-854-7053, or email HSCPA@salemcourthouse.org.

 

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

 

Community Garden

MOREAU Tuesday, April 10, is the deadline to apply to participate in the Town of Moreau’s Community Garden in the Moreau Recreation Park. Raised garden beds will be available for growing vegetables and flowers. Applications: www.Townofmoreau.org. Information: Gina LeClair at 361-2579.

 

Women’s Health

GRANVILLE Washington County WIC will hold its monthly clinic from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, April 10, at the Granville Baptist Church on Quaker Street. 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.

 

Farm Safety Class

GREENWICH Cornell Cooperative Extension will offer The National Safe Tractor and Machinery Operation Program and ATV Safety Workshop from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday, April 10 and 11, at the Washington County Fairgrounds. This program is required for children ages 14 and 15 employed on farms and other agribusinesses when operating equipment. Cost: $10 for enrolled 4-H Club members; $15 others. Information/registration: 518-746-2560, or email washington@cornell.edu.

 

Spring Celebrations

GLENS FALLS The World Awareness Children’s Museum in Glens Falls will host Spring Celebrations from 10 a.m. to noon on April 10, 11 and 13. Information/cost: 518-793-2773, or www.worldchildrensmuseum.org.

 

Looking Good

RUTLAND The American Cancer Society’s “Look Good…Feel Better” program for female cancer patients will be offered from 10 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, April 10, at Rutland Regional Medical Center. Attendees will learn beauty techniques to help them feel good about how they look during cancer treatments. Registration is requested with Rhonda Rockwell at 802-773-0032.

 

Children’s Workshop

GLENS FALLS LARAC on City Park in downtown Glens Falls will offer a Children’s Art Workshop for ages 7 through 12 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, April 10 to 12. Cost: $50; $40 each additional sibling; 10 percent discount LARAC members. Pre-registration is required at 518-798-1144, Ext. 2. Information: www.larac.org.

 

Potluck, Talk

PAWLET The Haystack Hustler Seniors group will meet for a Potluck Lunch at noon on Tuesday, April 10, at the Pawlet Community Church on Route 133. Come early for some golf putting and later hear Rich and Cynthia Larson speak about their new barn and the installation of solar PV panels on it. Reservations are requested with Phyllis Mason at 325-3196.

 

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.

 

Fun Band

GREENWICH The Moreau Fun Band will perform show tunes, hymns, and favorites from the 1940s at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 10, at the VFW Hall on Abeel Avenue in Greenwich. Refreshments will be available. Free admission, donations appreciated.

 

Chicken and Biscuit

GRANVILLE Everyone is invited to a Chicken and Biscuit Dinner from 4 to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 10, at the Slate Valley Masonic Center, 95 North Street in Granville. Takeouts will be available. Cost: $8 adults; $4 ages 5 to 12; free 4 and younger.

 

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.

 

Women Meet

CASTLETON The GFWC Castleton Woman’s Club will meet on Wednesday, April 11, at the Medical Chapel on the Castleton State College campus. Included will be a light lunch at noon, business meeting at 12:30 p.m., and a program with Bonnie Ennis of Heilsamr Bakery at 1 p.m. Bonnie will speak on family heirloom recipes and everyone will be welcome. Information: Linda at 273-2086.

 

Discussion Group

MANCHESTER The Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning will offer a Documentary Film Discussion Group with retired journalist and teacher Shirley Perlman from 2 to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, April 11 and 25, and May 9. “The Fog of War,” “The Wyeths: A Father and His Family,” and “Waiting for Superman” will be discussed. Information/registration: Renee Bornstein at 802-362-1199, or www.greenmtnacademy.org.

 

Dems Meet

GRANVILLE The Granville Democratic Committee will meet at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 11, at the Village of Granville Meeting Room, 51 Quaker Street, across from Stewart’s Shop. All Granville registered Democrats, especially those newly registered, are encouraged to attend. Information: Nicholas Silitch at 642-8086.

 

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.

 

Model Railroaders

GLENS FALLS The Upstate Model Railroaders will hold an Open House from 7 to 10 p.m. on Wednesday, April 11, 18 and 25, at 190 Glen Street in Glens Falls. Free and open to all. Information: www.upstatemodelrailroaders.com.

 

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

 

Love, Hate War

BENNINGTON The Vermont Reads Program will present Thomas Redden, a history and politics professor at Southern Vermont College in Bennington, who will lead a discussion on “Why We Love and Hate War: Reflections on the American Civil War.” You’ll find this event in the college’s Everett Mansion Theatre from 2:15 to 3:15 p.m. Free and open to all. Information: Andrea Robare at 802-447-6311, or email arobare@svc.edu.

 

Fly Fishing Talk

MANCHESTER Yoshi Akiyama, deputy director of the American Museum of Fly Fishing, will display and discuss the most remarkable ties from the museum’s collection at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 12, at the Mark Skinner Library in Manchester. A fly tying demonstration and question/answer session will follow the talk that’s free and open to all. Information: 802-362-2607, or www.markskinnerlibrary.org.

 

Journaling

CASTLETON The Castleton Free Library on Main Street, Route 4A, will offer a Journaling Workshop at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 12 and 26. Bring a notebook and pen and learn about journaling practices and memory mapping. Refreshments will be provided at this workshop that’s free and open to all. Information: 802-468-5574, or email castletonfreelibrary@gmail.com.

 

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.

 

Health Clinics

RUTLAND AREA The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice will offer Blood Pressure and Foot Care Clinics as follows: 10 a.m. Friday, April 13, Rupert Firehouse; 1:15 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, The Meadows (residents only), Rutland; and 3:15 p.m. April 18, The Gables (residents only), Rutland. Cost: $2 blood pressure; $5 foot care. Information: 802-775-0568.

 

Dinner/Show

XRUTLAND The Vermont Actors’ Repertory Theatre will present an original work, “Vermont Writers…in Play,” at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 13, and 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 14, at the Paramount Theatre, 30 Center Street in Rutland. There’ll be a dinner/theatre package available for the 2 p.m. show, featuring a three-course meal from Roots the Restaurant. Show tickets: $15. Show/dinner: $55. Tickets: 802-775-0903. Information: www.actorsrepvt.org.

 

Saturday April 14

 

Painting Workshop

MANCHESTER The Southern Vermont Arts Center off West Road in Manchester will offer an oil painting workshop, “Ideas for Painting Water,” with local artist Andrew Orr, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 14. You’ll learn techniques for painting water as part of the landscape. Information/registration: Sarah Warren at 802-362-1405, Ext. 10, or www.svac.org.

 

Slack Hill Hike

RUTLAND The Green Mountain Club will offer a moderate, four-mile Hike at Slack Hill in Coolidge State Park, Plymouth, on Saturday, April 14. Meet at 10 a.m. at Main Street Park, near the east end of the fire station off Center Street in Rutland. Information: Vivian Bebee or Larry Walter at 775-3855.

 

1940 Census

GLENS FALLS Archivist Erica Wolfe Burke will lead an exploration of the 1940 U.S. Federal Census from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 14, at the Crandall Public Library, 251 Glen Street in Glens Falls. This month is the first time this census has been made available online. Information: 518-792-6508, Ext. 239, or www.crandalllibrary.org.

 

Teacup Auction

NORTH GRANVILLE The North Granville Methodist Church will host a teacup auction beginning at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 14. The first drawing will begin at noon.

 

Stuff a Friend

BENSON The Benson Fundraising Committee will host a Stuff a Friend event from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 14, at the Benson Community Hall. For $20 you’ll receive an animal kit (choose from more than 20 kits), a snack and beverage. Information: Shirley Vladyka at 802-537-2002.

 

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.

 

Turkey Dinner

HARTFORD Everyone is invited to a Turkey Dinner from 4 to 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 14, at the United Methodist Church, 47 Route 23 in Hartford. Cost: $9 adults; $4 ages 5 to 12; free 4 and younger. There also will be a food sale during this dinner.

 

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.

 

Art Reception

SARATOGA SPRINGS An opening reception for an exhibit titled, “Cryptoecology + Transcendence,” by Ruth Stanford and Kimberly Witham, will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 14, at The Arts Center Gallery, 320 Broadway in Saratoga Springs. Come early, 5 p.m., for a discussion with the artists. Free and open to all.

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.

 

Sunday April 15

 

Sunday Breakfast

WEST HOOSICK The West Hoosick Fire Dept. invites everyone to an all-you-can-eat Pancake/French Toast Breakfast from 7:30 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, April 15, at the firehouse on Pine Valley Road (intersection of routes 103 and 109). Information: 686-1814.

 

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 April 15. Omelets, pancakes and more will be served at $6 per person, $5 senior citizens, and $4 children.

 

Family Day

GLENS FALLS A free Family Discovery Day activity, “Toulouse-Lautrec & Company,” will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 15, at The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren Street in Glens Falls. Take a short tour and then create your own art masterpiece. Also, there’ll be a free gallery talk with RPI students and faculty at 2 p.m. on April 15. Information: 518-792-1761, Ext. 17, or www.hydecollection.org.

 

Country Dance

SCHUYLERVILLE The Country Round and Square Dance Association invites everyone to an Old-Style Country Dance from 2 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, April 15, 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.

 

Chamber Music

SALEM Chamber Music Concerts, with conductor Daniel Shulman, will be presented at 3 p.m. on Sundays, April 15, May 13 and June 17, at the Salem Courthouse Community Center. Works by Mozart, Brahms, Beethoven and others will be featured. Cost: $20 individual date; $45 all three dates. Information/tickets: 518-854-7053.

 

Monday April 16

 

Water Dialogues

BENNINGTON Bennington College will host a program of lectures, panel discussions and workshops on the complex issues surrounding water titled, “The Water Dialogues,” beginning from 12:30 to 2 p.m. on Monday, April 16. Additional sessions will be 4:10 to 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. Monday, and 10:10 a.m. to noon, 2:10 to 4 p.m., and 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 17. The sessions will continue through Saturday, April 21. Free and open to all. Information: www.bennington.edu/benningtonandtheworld/waterdialogues.aspx.

 

Potluck Supper

HEBRON Everyone is invited to a Potluck Supper at 6 p.m. on Monday, April 16, 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, 854-9383.

 

Methodist Women

XCAMBRIDGE The Embury Unit of United Methodist Women will meet at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 16, in the Fellowship Hall of the Embury United Methodist Church, 41 E. Main Street in Cambridge. The guest speaker will be Rev. Debbie Earthrowl, pastor of the Salem and West Hebron United Methodist churches. Refreshments will be provided. Information: 518-677-3602, or http://emburyunited.weebly.com.

 

Chamber Music

GLENS FALLS A chamber music program, “de Blasiis at The Hyde,” will be presented at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, April 16, at The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren Street in Glens Falls. Information/tickets: 518-792-2383, or www.deblasiis-chamber-music.org.

 

Tuesday April 17

 

Basket Party

GLENS FALLS A Basket Party Raffle will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, April 17, at the Senior Citizens Center in Glens Falls. Information: 518-793-2189.

 

Golf Training

CLIFTON PARK Saratoga Hospital will offer a “Swing into Action” class at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, April 17, at the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library, 475 Moe Road in Clifton Park. Dr. Robert Nelson and Certified Athletic Trainer Lisa Muscatello will provide golf-specific strengthening, flexibility and posture techniques information. Registration is required at 518-580-2450, toll-free at 1-866-580-2450, or www.saratogahospital.org.

 

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.

 

Wednesday April 18

 

Digital Photography

MANCHESTER Tim Heffernan, a full-time graphics and Web designer, will lead two workshops, “Introduction to Digital Photography” on Wednesday and Thursday, April 18 and 19, and “High Dynamic Range Imaging” on Friday and Saturday, April 20 and 21. Both workshops will be held 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.

 

Story Hour

SALEM Spring Story Hour will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesdays at the Bancroft Public Library, 181 Main Street in Salem. All children and their caregivers will enjoy story favorites and a simple craft. Information: 854-7463.

 

Gospel Jam

FORT EDWARD The Bluebillies, Mark and Mel Guarino, will host a Gospel Jam at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 18, at the Little Theater on the Farm, 27 Plum Road in Fort Edward. Country and bluegrass gospel music (no preaching) will be featured and pickers will be welcome (call Mel at 518-632-5026). Cost: Free admission, donations appreciated. Refreshments and a raffle, too. Handicap accessibility at the rear of the barn. Information: www.littletheater27.com.

 

Thursday April 19

 

Hyde Tour, Lunch

GLENS FALLS A Tour and Lunch program will be held at noon on Thursday, April 19, at The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren Street in Glens Falls. Information/cost: 518-792-1761, Ext. 27, or www.hydecollection.org.

 

COPD Program

SARATOGA SPRINGS Saratoga Hospital will offer a free program, “Breathing Matters: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease,” known as COPD, at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 19, in its Board Room at 211 Church Street in Saratoga Springs. Dr. Richard Duff, a pulmonologist, will discuss the signs, symptoms, and treatment methods for diseases that make it difficult to breathe. Registration is required at 518-580-2450, toll-free at 1-866-580-2450, or www.saratogahospital.org.

 

Vermont Barns

WEST PAWLET The Pawlett Historical Society will host Joshua Phillips, director of the Vermont Barn Census, with a talk on “The Agricultural Use of Vermont Barns through History” at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 19, at the Mettawee Community School on Route 153 in West Pawlet. Joining Josh will be Bill Krattinger, Historic Preservation Program Analyst from New York, who will address barn architecture and construction techniques. Free admission, light refreshments, and everyone will be welcome. Information: Bob Morlino at 802-325-2116.

 

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.

 

Rummage Sale

GRANVILLE Sylvan Star/Skenesborough Chapter 122 will hold a Rummage Sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, April 20, 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.

 

Farmers’ Market

WEST PAWLET The West Pawlet Spring Farmers’ Market will be open from 4 to 7 p.m. on Fridays at the Fish and Game Club building.

 

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

 

Dorset Climb

RUTLAND The Green Mountain Club will offer a moderate, four-mile climb on old roads, with some steep grades, on Saturday, April 21, at Natural Bridge in Dorset. Meet at 9 a.m. at Main Street Park, near the east end of the fire station off Center Street in Rutland. Information: Sue Thomas at 802-773-2185.

 

College Open House

BENNINGTON Southern Vermont College in Bennington will hold a Spring Open House beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday, April 21. Prospective students will learn about career-driven majors, athletics, campus life, academic support, scholarships and financial aid. Pre-registration is encouraged at 802-447-6300, or email admissions@svc.edu.

 

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, April 21. The pantry is open on the third Saturday each month. Information: 753-6984.

 

Argyle Cleanup

ARGYLE The Town of Argyle will hold its Roadside Trash Cleanup Day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 21. Trash collected may be brought to the town Highway Garage on Route 40. Hot dogs and beverages will be served at the Highway Dept. Rain date: Saturday, April 28. Information: 518-638-8681, Ext. 10.

 

Papermaking

GLENS FALLS An Earth Day Papermaking program will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 21, at the World Awareness Children’s Museum in Glens Falls. Information/cost: 518-793-2773, or www.worldchildrensmuseum.org.

 

Book Sale, Raffle

QUEENSBURY A Cabin Fever Book Sale and Kindle Raffle will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 21, at the Warren County Historical Society in Queensbury. Information: 518-743-0734, or www.warrencountyhistoricalsociety.org.

 

Family Program

GLENS FALLS A free family program, “Butterflies are Patient,” will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 21, at the Chapman Historical Museum in Glens Falls. Information: 518-793-2826, or www.chapmanmuseum.org.

 

Pancake Supper

ARGYLE The American Legion Post on Route 40, Sheridan Street, in Argyle invites everyone to an all-you-can-eat Pancake Supper from 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 21. Cost: $6 adults; $3 children. Information: Gary Gilchrist at 638-8603.

 

Dinner, Dance

GRANVILLE A benefit Ziti Dinner/Dance Night and Basket Party will be held from 6 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, April 21, at the Middle Granville Firehouse on Route 24. Cost: $10 at the door, including dinner, dance and a basket raffle ticket; $6 takeout dinner only; free age 12 and younger. Proceeds will benefit the Loomis family that lost its home to fire. Information: Kelly at 518-345-5068, Janice at 345-5078, or Colleen at 518-538-9343.

 

Contra Dance

XGLENS FALLS A Danceflurry Spring Contra Dance will be held from 7:30 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, April 21, at Temple Beth-El in Glens Falls. Information/cost: 518-307-6091, or www.danceflurry.org.

 

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.

 

Sunday April 22

 

Pancake Breakfast

HARTFORD The Hartford Volunteer Fire Company and Auxiliary invites everyone to a Pancake Breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, April 22, in the fire company’s Community Hall at the intersection of routes 40 and 149. Cost: $6 adults; $3 ages 5 to 13; free 4 and younger. Information: 632-3013.

 

Ranger Day

STILLWATER Children are invited to take a free, ranger-guided hike on National Junior Ranger Day from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 22, at Saratoga National Historical Park, routes 4 and 32 in Stillwater. Children ages 7 to 12, each accompanied by an adult, will hike two miles through the battlefield and participate in games focusing on the park’s “wild” side. Meet at the Visitor Center, wear hiking boots or sneakers, and bring water and insect repellent. Information: 518-664-9821, Ext. 1777or www.nps.gov/sara.

 

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, April 22, at the American Legion Post on Clancy Street in Schuylerville. Music will be provided by the Ole Time Country band. Cost: $5 adults; $2 ages 6 to 17; free 5 and younger. Information: Floyd at 747-6687, or Sandy at 638-9008.

 

Monday 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.

 

Health Clinics

RUTLAND AREA The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice will offer Blood Pressure and Foot Care Clinics at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 25, at the Godnick Adult Center in Rutland, and 9:30 a.m. Thursday, April 26, at the Appletree Apartments in Fair Haven. Cost: $2 blood pressure; $5 foot care. Information: 802-775-0568.

 

Tea, Sandwiches

GLENS FALLS A Victorian Tea and Fancy Sandwiches event will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 25, at the Senior Citizens Center in Glens Falls. Information/cost: 518-793-2189.

 

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

 

Trail Work

GLENS FALLS/SARATOGA The Adirondack Mountain Club will do trail work on Tongue Mountain on at 9 a.m. on Saturday, April 28. Information: Tom Ellis at 638-8395, or email hola@hughes.net. Club information: www.adk-gfs.org

 

The Apartment

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

 

Mostly Frank

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

 

Sunday April 29

 

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, April 29, 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.

 

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.

 

Friday May 4

 

Farmers’ Market

WEST PAWLET The West Pawlet Spring Farmers’ Market will be open from 4 to 7 p.m. on Fridays at the Fish and Game Club building.

 

Sunday May 13

 

Chamber Music

SALEM Chamber Music Concerts, with conductor Daniel Shulman, will be presented at 3 p.m. on Sundays, May 13 and June 17, at the Salem Courthouse Community Center. Works by Mozart, Brahms, Beethoven and others will be featured. Cost: $20 per performance. Information/tickets: 518-854-7053.

 

Friday May 18

 

Farmers’ Market

WEST PAWLET The West Pawlet Spring Farmers’ Market will be open from 4 to 7 p.m. on Fridays at the Fish and Game Club building.

 

Friday June 8

 

Farmers’ Market

WEST PAWLET The West Pawlet Spring Farmers’ Market will be open from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday, June 8, at the Fish and Game Club building.

 

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.

 

Sunday June 17

 

Chamber Music

SALEM A Chamber Music Concert, with conductor Daniel Shulman, will be presented at 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 17, at the Salem Courthouse Community Center. Works by Mozart, Brahms, Beethoven and others will be featured. Cost: $20. Information/tickets: 518-854-7053.

 

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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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