Community Calendar 4/12/12

 

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.

 

Bluegrass, Folk

GREENWICH Harpeth Rising, a Nashville bluegrass and folk group, will perform at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 12, at Seventy Main in Greenwich. Cost: $10 in advance; $12 at the door. Information: www.seventymain.com, or www.HarpethRising.com.

 

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

 

Boston Trip

GREENWICH The Greenwich Elks Auxiliary is accepting reservations for a Trip to Boston on Saturday, May 5. You’ll leave the Elks Lodge at 6 a.m. and return to Greenwich at 11 p.m. Shop, visit the aquarium, tour the harbor, and more. Cost: $50. Information/reservations: Kim Strainer at 361-6994.

 

Merck Programs

RUPERT Merck Forest and Farmland Center in Rupert will offer new, seasonally focused, outdoor education programs for students in grades pre-kindergarten through 12. Merck’s flock of sheep and new lambs will be studied. Information: Sarah Ullman at email sarah@merckforest.org, or Melissa Carll at melissa@merckforest.org.

 

Bow Hunter Course

HARTFORD Registrations are being accepted for a Bow Hunter Safety Education Course that will be offered from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 12, at Hilltop Archery in Hartford. You must pre-register and pick up a manual prior to attending this course and the deadline to register is May 4. Information/registration: 632-5430.

 

Vacation Workshops

BENNINGTON The Bennington Museum at 75 Main Street is accepting registrations for its Vacation Workshops that will run from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, April 17 to 19. Ages 7 to 10 will meet on Tuesday, 5 to 7 on Wednesday, and 8 to 11 Thursday. Cost: $15 per workshop; $10 members. Information/registration: 802-447-1571, or www.benningtonmuseum.org.

 

Youth Art Show

GREENWICH The Washington County Fair Farm Museum is accepting applications for its 2012 Youth Art Show and Competition, “Just Down the Road 1850-1910,” for ages 7 to 18. For rules and entry forms, call 518-692-2464, or www.washingtoncountyfair.com.

 

Art Camps

NORTH BENNINGTON The Vermont Arts Exchange at the Sage Street Mill in North Bennington is accepting registrations for three Vacation Art Camps for ages 3 through 14 that will run Monday through Friday, April 16 to 20. Information/registration: Lindsey Anderson at 802-442-5549, or www.vtartxchange.org.

 

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.

 

Pop Culture

RUTLAND The College of St. Joseph in Rutland will host its Inaugural Popular Culture Conference on Friday and Saturday, April 13 and 14. Presentations will explore the enduring figure of the barbarian in Western popular culture. Free and open to all. Information: www.csj.edu.

 

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.

 

Cycling Event

CAMBRIDGE The 2012 Tour of the Battenkill will be held Friday through Sunday, April 13 to 15, in Cambridge. This cycling event will begin at 10 a.m. on Friday with a race expo in Railroad Park on Broad Street, and three-time Tour de France champion Greg LeMond will visit Battenkll Books. For a full schedule of activities, visit www.tourofthebattenkill.com.

 

Health Clinics

RUTLAND AREA The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice will offer Blood Pressure and Foot Care Clinics as follows: 10 a.m. 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.

 

Dragon Exhibit

BENNINGTON In celebration of the “Year of the Dragon,” the Bennington Museum will feature an exhibit created by Peter Krusch of Cambridge titled, “Dragon, hatched.” The museum, at 75 Main Street, Route 9, is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day except Wednesday, February through June, and every day July through October. Admission: $10 adults; $9 senior citizens and students older than 18. Information: 802-447-1571.

 

Aging Well

WARREN/WASHINGTON COUNTIES The Glens Falls Home, Inc., will present its “Aging Well Forum” as follows: Whitehall Senior Nutrition Site, 11:30 a.m. Friday, April 13, call 499-2492; Moreau Senior Center/Moreau Community Center, 11:30 a.m. Monday, April 16, call 792-6007; Salem Nutrition Site, St. Paul’s Rectory, 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 25, call 854-7294; and Greater Glens Falls Senior Center, 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 8, call 793-2189. Lunch will precede each presentation at noon, except in Glens Falls where refreshments only will be provided. Reservations are required.

 

Free Workshops

CASTLETON Using an eVermont grant, the Castleton Free Library will offer free, hands-on workshops as follows: “Social Media and Communications for Beginners” from 2 to 4 p.m. on Friday, April 13, and “Free Stuff on the Internet” from 2 to 4 p.m. on Friday, April 20. You’ll find these workshops in Room 159 of the Stafford Building on the Castleton State College campus. Pre-registration is not required and everyone will be welcome. Information: Charlotte Gerst at 802-468-6409, or email charlotte.gerstein@castleton.edu.

 

Teacup Auction

WELLS The Wells Senior Citizens will hold a Teacup Auction at the Modern Woodmen of America annex building starting with the viewing at 6 p.m. and auction at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 13. Information: Dorothy Brace at (802) 645-0330.

 

Supper, Talk

GRANVILLE Rev. Chuck Fox and Ruth Fox, missionaries to Thailand, will speak about their work at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 13, at the Granville Baptist Church on Quaker Street. A covered dish supper will precede the talk from 6 to 7 p.m. and everyone will be welcome. Information: Pastor Jim Peterson at 518-642-2245, or email JCPeterson@roadrunner.com.

 

Dinner/Show

RUTLAND 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

 

Pancake Breakfast

WELLS The Wells United Methodist Church’s Youth Fellowship will serve a Pancake Breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 14, at the church off the green. Cost: $5 adults; $3 ages 6 to 12; free 5 and younger. Also, crack open an Easter egg left by the Easter Bunny and you could receive a free breakfast, one for 50 percent off, or one for 25 percent off. Information: Regina Mason at 802-325-2280, or email pawletmasons@gmail.com.

 

Hazardous Waste

RUTLAND COUNTY Household Hazardous Waste Collections will be held as follows on Saturdays: 8 to 11:30 a.m. April 14, Rutland Town Transfer Station; noon to 3 p.m. April 21, Chittenden Transfer Station; 8 to 9:30 a.m. April 28, Mettawee Community School parking lot, Route 153, West Pawlet; and 10:30 a.m. to noon April 28, Middletown Springs Transfer Station (behind the firehouse). This free service is available to the residents of Benson, Chittenden, Fair Haven, Middletown Springs, Pawlet, Rutland Town, Shrewsbury, Sudbury, Tinmouth and West Haven. Information: John at 802-770-1333, or www.rutlandcountyswac.org.

 

Clothing Giveaway

WHITEHALL Faith Chapel at 9823 Route 4 in Whitehall will hold a Clothing Giveaway from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 14. A large variety of sizes and styles will be available, all free, and everyone will be welcome.

 

Cooking Demo

SALEM Annette Nielsen, chef and editor of the Northern Bounty Cookbook, will present a free Celebrate Spring Food Cooking Demonstration at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 14, at Gardenworks on Route 30 in Salem. Information: 518-854-3250, or www.gardenworksfarm.com.
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.

 

Free Rabies Clinic

WHITEHALL Washington County Public Health will host a Rabies Clinic from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 14 at the Whitehall Town Highway Garage on Route 4. The clinic is free to the public. All pets are required to be on a leash or in a carrier and owners are asked to bring proof of previous rabies vaccinations. For more information, call 746-2400.

 

 

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.

 

Rummage Sale

WELLS St. Paul’s Episcopal Church on E. Wells Road, just off the green in Wells, will hold a Rummage Sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 14. Everyone will be welcome. Information: Joyce Rogers at 802-287-0077.

 

Spinning Guild

SCHUYLERVILLE The Southern Adirondack Spinning Guild will meet from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 14, in the Yarn Shop at the Foster Sheep Farm, 460 W. River Road in Schuylerville. This group meets on the second Saturday each month, with few exceptions. Information: Email fostersheepfarm@gmail.com.

 

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.

 

Basket Raffle

CASTLETON The Lakes Region Independent Ryders will host a Basket Raffle on Saturday, April 14, at American Legion Post 50 on Route 4A in Castleton. Doors will open at 11 a.m. with drawings at 1 p.m. Cost: $5 first sheet of tickets; $2 each additional sheet. There’ll be a special raffle and a 50/50, and food will be available. Information/to donate a basket: 802-786-9785, or 802-236-9657.

 

Rabies Clinic

WHITEHALL A Rabies and Distemper Clinic for dogs and cats will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 14, at the Whitehall Pet & Supply, 9869 Route 4 in Whitehall. Cost: $10 rabies, $15 distemper (cash only). Appointments are not needed, dogs should be leashed, and cats in crates. Also, bring any recent vaccine records.

 

Basket Party, Lunch

CAMBRIDGE The Coila Order of the Eastern Star invites everyone to a Basket Party and Lunch to benefit breast cancer research at noon on Saturday, April 14, at the Masonic Lodge on Route 372 in Cambridge. Cost: $5, including lunch and 20 tickets; additional tickets available. Information: Carol at 518-677-3531.

 

Brown Memorial

PAWLET A dedication of rod-iron benches and a table made by Clint Eirmann will be held in memory of Gordon Brown at 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 14, at the Pawlet Village Library green. Gordon devoted his time and energy to the library, especially relative to the conversion of the Pawlet Elementary School building into the library. Everyone will be welcome.

 

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.

 

Vermont Poets

MANCHESTER A group of Vermont poets will read from their works from 3 to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 14, at the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester. The poems are from a new anthology titled, “Birchsong: Poetry Centered in Vermont.” Free and open to all.

 

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.

 

Chicken Barbecue

WHITEHALL Elks Lodge 1491 will host a Chicken Barbecue from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 14, at the lodge on Williams Street in Whitehall. The cost is $9 and the event is open to the public.

 

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.

 

Roast Pork

COSSAYUNA The Cossayuna Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary invites everyone to a Roast Pork Dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 14, in the firehouse at Bunker Hill and E. Lake roads. Cost: $12 adults; $11 senior citizens; $6 ages 5 to 11; free 4 and younger. Information: 692-7155, or email cvfda12823@gmail.com.

 

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. Cost: $12 adults; $6 ages 5 to 10; free 4 and younger; takeouts $13 each. Information/reservations: Bill at 802-325-3203, or email Maryann at 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.

 

Court Comedy

FAIR HAVEN The Lakes Region Police Explorers will host the Court Jesters comedic basketball team at 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 14, at Fair Haven Union High School. The professionals will be pitted against local police officers and the Lakes Region Police Cadets from Fair Haven Union High School. Cost: Donation. Hot dogs and popcorn will be sold during the game and everyone is invited.

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

 

Scout Volunteers

HOOSICK FALLS Joyce Brewer, Girl Scout community chairperson for Hoosick Falls, is encouraging parents, grandparents, teachers and other community members to help girls reach their full potential by joining as a Girl Scout volunteer during National Volunteer Week, April 15 to 21. Information: Joyce at 518-686-4942, or email girlscoutshoosick@gmail.com.

 

Country Breakfast

GANSEVOORT The Gansevoort Volunteer Fire Dept. invites everyone to an all-you-can-eat Country Breakfast with pancakes, omelets and more from 8 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, Sunday, April 15, at the Gansevoort Firehouse. Cost: $7 adults; $6.50 age 60 and older; $5 ages 4 to 12; free 3 and younger.

 

Dinner/Auction

CAMBRIDGE Reservations are required by Sunday, April 15, for a Dinner Banquet and Silent Auction hosted by the Women of Hope, a Christian women’s group from the greater Cambridge area, to be held on Saturday, April 21, at the Cambridge Hotel. Doors will open at 5 p.m., with dinner at 6 p.m. Cost: $25, including a hot buffet, coffee/tea, dessert, and door prizes. Proceeds will benefit the Ugandan Water Project. Information/reservations: Susan Blocker at 518-854-7608, or Gail Smith at 518-686-9888 or 686-3269.

 

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.

 

Pancakes, Waffles

SCHAGHTICOKE Victor Masonic Lodge will serve a buffet-style Pancake/Belgian Waffle Breakfast from 7:30 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, April 15, at the lodge across from the Hoosic Valley Central School on Route 67 in Schaghticoke. Everyone will be welcome.

 

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.

 

ATV Club

IRA The BMAC-Birdseye Mt. ATV Club will meet at 1 p.m. on Sunday, April 15, at the Ira Firehouse, 2659 Route 133. Bring a chair to sit on and a non-perishable food item for the West Rutland Food Shelf.

 

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.

 

Military Road Talk

CASTLETON The Castleton Historical Society will host Tom Hughes, manager of the Crown Point State Historic Site, who will lead a free discussion on the Hubbardton Military Road at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 15. You’ll find this event at the Higley House Museum, 407 Main Street in Castleton Village. Light refreshments will be served. Information: Holly Hitchcock at 468-5105, or Tom at 388-2967.

 

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.

 

Christian Singers

GRANVILLE Paul and Karen Lawrence Othon, “Divine Order” Christian singers from Mechanicville, N.Y., will perform in concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 15, at the Granville Baptist Church on Quaker Street. Cost: Free-will offering for the singers. Information: Rev. Jim Peterson at 518-642-2245, or email JCPeterson@roadrunner.com.

 

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, 58 E. Broadway in Salem. Works by Haydn, Mozart, Brahms, Beethoven and others will be featured. Cost: $20 individual date; $45 all three dates. Information/tickets: 518-854-7053.

 

Ham Dinner

GREENWICH VFW Post 7291 in Greenwich invites everyone to a family-style Ham Dinner from 3 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, April 15. Takeouts will be available. Cost: $10; $5 ages 9 and younger. Information: 692-2636, or 692-7804.

 

Potluck, More

EAST ARLINGTON Everyone is invited to a Potluck Supper at 5 p.m. on Sunday, April 15, in Bailey Hall at the Federated Church of East Arlington on Ice Pond Road (bring a plate, flatware, coffee cup, napkin and dish to share). A team of church and community members will be formed at this event to create new events that will benefit the church and community. Information: Church office at 375-2548, or Dan at 375-9764.

 

Monday April 16

 

Funeral Options

CASTLETON The Funeral Consumers Alliance of Vermont will present a program on “Options and rights when making funeral arrangements” for yourself and others at 12:30 p.m. on Monday, April 16, at the Castleton Community Center on Route 4A. This free program is open to all and it will follow a noon lunch (lunch reservations are required at 468-3093 by 10 a.m. Friday, April 13).

 

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

CAMBRIDGE 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 The Manasse/Nakamatsu Duo will perform classical music at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, April 16, at The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren Street in Glens Falls. Cost: $25 adults; $5 students. Advance tickets: 518-792-2383; tickets also will be sold at the door. Information: www.deblasiis-chamber-music.org.

 

Tuesday April 17

 

Women’s Health

GREENWICH Washington County WIC will hold its monthly clinic from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, April 17, at the Greenwich Town Office. 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.

 

Garden Club

ARLINGTON The Arlington Garden Club will meet at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 17, at the American Legion Hall in Arlington. Roger Preuss from Equinox Valley Nursery will present a program on “Growing Vegetables in Container Gardens.” Prospective new members will be welcome and are asked to make a reservation with Fran Shepherd at 375-2465. Information: arlingtongardenclubvt@webs.com.

 

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.

 

Art Classes

NORTH BENNINGTON The Vermont Arts Exchange at the Sage Street Mill in North Bennington will offer the following art classes from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.: “Oil Painting” with Stella Ehrich Tuesdays, April 17 to May 29; “Ceramics” with Arline Mayer Wednesdays, April 18 to May 30; and “Portrait Drawing and Painting” with Stella Ehrich Thursdays, April 19 to May 31. Information/registration: 802-442-5549, or www.vtartxchange.org.

 

Quilters Meet

RUTLAND The Maple Leaf Quilters Guild will meet at 6:45 p.m. on Tuesday, April 17, at Christ the King Hall off Killington Avenue in Rutland. Carol McLeod will speak on “Auntiestwo Clothesline” and this meeting is open to all (guest fee $4).

 

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.

 

Seniors Meet

SCHUYLERVILLE The Olde Saratoga Seniors group will meet for a Sandwich Luncheon at noon on Wednesday, April 18, at the Schuylerville Town Hall. Following the luncheon and meeting there’ll be a teacup auction and everyone will be welcome.

 

Orphaned Adult

RUTLAND AREA The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice will offer a free bereavement workshop, “Becoming an Orphaned Adult” from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 18, at its office, 7 Albert Cree Drive in Rutland. Each participant will examine the impact of parental death on their identity, relationships and future. Also offered will be a Bereavement Support Program, for those who’ve experienced a loss through death, on Thursdays from April 26 through June 28. Registration is required for both offerings with Ann LaRocque at 802-770-1516.

 

Catholicism DVDs

WEST PAWLET The last five parts of the DVD series, “Catholicism: Journey Around the World and Deep into the Faith,” will be screened from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Wednesdays from April 18 through May 16 at St. Frances Cabrini Church on Route 153 in West Pawlet. A brief discussion and refreshments will follow each screening and everyone will be welcome. Information: 802-645-0955.

 

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.

 

Toastmasters Meet

HUDSON FALLS The Washington County Toastmasters group will meet from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 18, at the Annex II Building of the Washington County Municipal Center on Route 4 in Hudson Falls. This group meets on the third Wednesday each month and everyone will be welcome. Information: www.washingtoncountytoastmasters.org.

 

Thursday April 19

 

Health Day

POULTNEY Green Mountain College students will sponsor a Community Health Day on Thursday, April 19. Highlighted will be the benefits of a healthy lifestyle. There’ll be a 5.5-mile community road bike ride (helmets required), a health pledge, healthy snack workshop, and a guest speaker. This event is being held in conjunction with the Wellness Fair that will run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on April 19 at the college. Information: Camille Stephens at email stephensc@greenmtn.edu.

 

Wellness Fair

POULTNEY A Wellness Fair and Community Health Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, April 19, in the Withey Hall Lobby at Green Mountain College in Poultney. Area practitioners and vendors will showcase alternative approaches to health and well being. Free and open to all. Information/to reserve vendor space or arrange to conduct a workshop: Jane Allen at 802-287-8376, or email allenj@greenmtn.edu.

 

Music, Storytelling

MANCHESTER Musician and storyteller Brendan Taaffe will provide family entertainment at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 19, at the Mark Skinner Library, 48 West Road in Manchester. Children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver at this free event that’s open to all. Information: 802-362-2607, or www.markskinnerlibrary.org.

 

Book Discussions

NORTH BENNINGTON Two book club discussions will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 19, at the John G. McCullough Free Library in North Bennington. Discussed will be “Bull Run” by Paul Fleischman and “Red Badge of Courage” by Stephen Crane. Reservations are requested with Susanne Warren at 802-447-7121, or email mclibrary@comcast.net.

 

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.

 

American Dream

POULTNEY James Gustave (Gus) Speth from the Vermont Law School will deliver the annual Thomas L. Benson Lecture at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 19, in Ackley Hall at Green Mountain College in Poultney. Gus will speak on “America the Possible: Realizing a New American Dream.” Everyone will be welcome.

End-of-Life Film

RUTLAND The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice and Rutland Regional Medical Center will host a screening and discussion of the film, “Whose Death is it Anyway?” from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 19, at the CVPS/Leahy Community Education Center, 160 Allen Street in Rutland. End-of-life decision making will be explored. Free and open to all and light refreshments will be served. Reservations are requested with Jessica Rappeno at 747-1883, or email jrappeno@rrmc.org.

 

Science, Art Fair

GRANVILLE Students from all three Granville schools will take part in the annual Science, Technology and Art Fair, which will run from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Thursday, April 19, at Granville High School. Visitors are encouraged.

 

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.

 

Sustainable Living

MANCHESTER Alan Benoit will host another Sustainable Living Series event, “Energy Code, Energy Star and Efficiency Vermont,” at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 19, at the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester. The benefits of the Energy Star program and the services of Efficiency Vermont will be highlighted. Free and open to all. Information: www.SustainableDesignOfVT.com.

 

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

 

Earth Week

STILLWATER Saratoga National Historical Park at routes 4 and 32 in Stillwater, and Hudson Crossing Park at Lock 5 in Schuylerville, will celebrate Earth Week with a series of free events from Friday, April 20, through Sunday, April 29. Information: SNHP at 518-664-9821, or www.nps.gov/sara; HCP at 518-859-1462, or email info@hudsoncrossingpark.org.

 

Rummage, Bake Sale

SARATOGA SPRINGS The Saratoga Springs United Methodist Church at 175 Fifth Avenue invites everyone to a Spring Rummage/Garage/Bake Sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, April 20, and 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday the 21st. Pay what you will.

 

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.

 

Movie Night

GRANVILLE The Pember Library at 33 W. Main Street in Granville invites everyone to a Movie Night at 6 p.m. on Friday, April 20. See an updated version of “Let’s put on a show” with some of your favorite TV characters. Information: 518-642-2525.

 

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

 

Community Cleanup

 

GRANVILLE – Volunteers are needed to take part in a community cleanup of  both the village and town of Granville, beginning at 9 a.m. at Veterans Park. Volunteers are asked to dress for work, wear gloves and bring outdoor work tools. Orange garbage bags will be available in advance at the town garage. A cookout will follow at noon at the Little League complex. Senior citizens who need help in their yards should call the town at 642-1500.

 

Easton Cleanup

EASTON The Town of Easton will hold its Roadside Cleanup Days on Saturday and Sunday, April 21 and 22. Families and organizations are encouraged to pick up trash bags and gloves at the Easton Highway Garage, 1169 Route 40 (free lunch will be provided from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday only), and collect trash along the roadsides. Information: Burton Hall, 692-2678, or Highway Garage, 692-0029.

 

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.

 

Quilters Meet

ARGYLE The Highland Quilters Guild will meet at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 21, at the Argyle Methodist Church. Included will be a trunk show, and a class on the guardian house block will be provided after the meeting (no show and tell).

 

Turkey Calling

PAWLET The Seventh Annual Bart Jacobs Memorial Turkey Calling Contest will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 21, at the Pawlet Firehouse on Route 133. Children ages 18 and younger will showcase their calling skills and prizes will be awarded. Cost: $10 in advance with Lisa at 802-394-2445, $15 at the door. Proceeds from the contest, refreshments, a teacup auction and shotgun raffle will benefit the Oxbow Mountain 4-H Club. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m.

 

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.

 

Princess Tea Party

GRANVILLE A Princess Tea Party will be held at noon on Saturday, April 21, at the Pember Library, 33 W. Main Street in Granville. Each “princess” is encouraged to wear their favorites princess dress to this event featuring stories about princesses, crafts, and tea party snacks. Information: 518-642-2525.

 

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.

 

Author Speaks

GRANVILLE Prof. Andre Fleche will speak about his newly released book, “The Revolution of 1861: the American Civil War in the Age of Nationalist Conflict,” at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 21, at the Slate Valley Museum, 17 Water Street in Granville. A book signing will follow and everyone will be welcome. Information: 518-642-1417, or www.slatevalleymuseum.org.

 

Chicken Barbecue

SHUSHAN The Shushan Volunteer Fire Co. invites everyone to a Chicken Barbecue from 3 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 21, at the firehouse on Route 64. Takeouts will be available starting at 2:30 p.m. Cost: $10 (enough food for two children, including dessert). Advance tickets are available from the firefighters and will be sold at the door.

 

Dinner, Fuel Auction

QUAKER SPRINGS The handicap accessible Quaker Springs United Methodist Church on Route 32 invites everyone to an all-you-can-eat Roast Turkey Dinner from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 21. Takeouts will be available. Cost: $9 adults; $5 ages 5 to 12; free 4 and younger. Also, there’ll be a silent auction for fuel oil during this event.

 

Chicken Barbecue

SARATOGA SPRINGS The Saratoga Springs United Methodist Church at 175 Fifth Avenue invites everyone to a Chicken Barbecue Dinner from 4 to 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 21. Cost: Free-will offering.

 

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.

 

Turkey Supper

SOUTH CAMBRIDGE The South Cambridge United Methodist Church invites everyone to a Turkey Supper at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 21, at the Pleasant Valley Grange Hall, corner of routes 59A and 74. Tickets will be sold at the door.

 

Spaghetti Dinner

VALLEY FALLS Boy Scout Troop 49 in Valley Falls invites everyone to a Spaghetti with Meatballs/Sausage Dinner from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 21, at the Valley Falls Methodist Church on State Street. Cost: $10 adults; $5 ages 5 to 12. Information: 753-7518.

 

Wine Tasting

SARATOGA SPRINGS The Saratoga Automobile Museum at 110 Avenue of the Pines in Saratoga Springs will hold its First Annual Start-to-Finish Wine Tasting on Saturday, April 21 (age 21 and older with photo ID). Included will be more than 80 international wines, food by DZ Restaurants, and a tour of the museum’s current Porsche exhibition. Time/reservations: 518-587-1935.

 

Spring Gala, Auction

CAMBRIDGE A Rites of Spring Gala and Silent Auction will be held at 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 21, at Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. A locally sourced, seasonal foods dinner by Spoonful, wine provided by Sante Magazine, and music by The Barnstormers will be featured, along with the silent auction. Cost: $100. Information/reservations: 518-677-2495, or www.hubbardhall.org.

 

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.

 

Firemen’s Banquet

RUPERT The Rupert Firemen’s Banquet will be held at 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 21, at the Rupert Firehouse. Featured will be a roast pork dinner, followed by dancing to the music of Freedom Hawk at 9 p.m. Cost: $15 dinner and dancing; $5 dancing only after 9 p.m. Information/reservations: Kelly Lewis at 802-394-0035, or George Lewis at 394-2491.

 

Contra Dance

GLENS 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.

 

Skeet Shooting

VICTORY The Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club on Route 32, south of Victory Village, will continue its Skeet Shooting Competition at 10 a.m. on Sunday, April 22. Bring your shotgun and ammunition. Everyone will be welcome. Information: Chris at 695-3917.

 

Basket Party

GREENWICH The Greenwich Elks Auxiliary will host a Basket Party at 1 p.m. on Sunday, April 22, at the Greenwich Elks Lodge. Cost: $5 admission, including a light lunch. Proceeds will go toward five scholarships that are awarded to students in Greenwich, Argyle, Cambridge, Schuylerville and Salem. Everyone will be welcome.

 

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.

 

Chicken and Biscuit

MIDDLE FALLS Everyone is invited to a Chicken and Biscuit Dinner from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 22, at the Middle Falls Fire Station on Route 29. Eat in or take out. Cost: $9 adults; $5 age 11 and younger. Information/takeout orders: 518-692-2830. Also, the Middle Falls Fire Dept. rents out its banquet hall for special events. For information, call 518-885-4059.

 

Basket Party

WELLS A Basket Party to benefit the Barlow family that lost its home to fire will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 22, at the Modern Woodmen of America Hall off Route 30 in Wells. Cost: Free admission, $5 first sheet of tickets; $2 each additional sheet. Food and refreshments will be available at 50 cents per serving and there’ll be door prizes and a 50/50 drawing at 4 p.m. Information/to donate a basket: Laura at 518-642-3292, email wesbarlow34@yahoo.com, Shannon at 642-8009, Shirley at 642-3547, or Flo at 642-0706.

 

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.

 

Tuesday April 24

 

Earth Fair

POULTNEY The Fifth Annual Poultney Earth Fair will be held from 2:30 to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, April 24, at Poultney High School. Featured will be free hearth-baked pizza, free tie-dyed T-shirts, a live band, children’s activities, displays and demonstrations. Learn how each person may contribute to a sustainable Poultney while helping the environment and saving money. Information/exhibitor or vendor space: Email bfearthfair@aol.com.

 

Horseshoes

VICTORY The Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club on Route 32, south of Victory Village, invites everyone to its annual Horseshoes Tournament at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 24. Information: Ed Bennett at 222-5969.

 

Harlem Wizards

SALEM The world famous Harlem Wizards comedic basketball team will play the local Community All-Stars team at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 24, at the Salem Central School. An autograph session will follow the game. Cost: $10 in advance at 854-8044, email salembasketball@live.com, or www.harlemwizards.com; $12 at the door. Proceeds will benefit the Salem Youth Basketball program for boys and girls in grades kindergarten through 12.

 

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

 

Pulled Pork

PITTSTOWN A Pulled Pork Dinner will be held at the Pittstown Methodist Church Hall (located just off route 7) from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 28. Eat in or Take Out. Price: Adults $10.00; Children 5-12 $5.00; Under 5 Free. RSVP to Sue at 518-663-5145.

 

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

 

5K Fun Run

LAKE GEORGE The Lake George Half Marathon 5K Fun Run will be held on Sunday, April 29, at Canada Street in Lake George Village. Information/cost: 407-599-0568, or www.runlakegeorgehalf.com.

 

Coin Show

QUEENSBURY The Cooper’s Cave Coin Club will hold its 35th Spring Show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 29, at VFW Post 6196 in Queensbury. Free and open to all. Information: 596-0076.

 

Chamber Music

GLENS FALLS The Lake George Chamber Orchestra will perform in concert at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 29, at The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren Street in Glens Falls. Free and open to all. Information: www.lgco.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 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.

 

Riverdance Farewell

GLENS FALLS “Riverdance: The Farewell Tour” will be staged at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 1, at the Glens Falls Civic Center. Information/cost: 855-432-2849, or www.glensfallscc.com.

 

Wednesday May 2

 

Model Railroaders

GLENS FALLS The Upstate Model Railroaders group will hold an Open House from 7 to 10 p.m. on Wednesdays, May 2 through 30, at 190 Glen Street in Glens Falls. Free and open to all. Information: www.upstatemodelrailroaders.com.

 

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.

 

Saturday May 19

 

Youth Art Show

GREENWICH The Washington County Fair Farm Museum at the Washington County Fairgrounds on Route 29 in Greenwich invites everyone to see the entries in its 2012 Youth Art Show and Competition, “Just Down the Road 1850-1910,” from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 19. Work by children ages 7 to 18 will be featured. Winners will be announced that morning and prizes awarded. Information: 518-692-2464, or www.washingtoncountyfair.com.

 

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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