Community Calendar 5/10/12

 

Thursday May 10

 

Art Opening

MANCHESTER Reservations are requested by Thursday, May 10, for a Gallery Opening that will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 17, for an exhibition titled, “Paradise,” by Joe Tucker of Dorset, at Equinox Village in Manchester Center. Live music and hors d’oeuvres will be included, and Joe’s works will be offered for sale. Reservations: 802-362-4061.

 

Outdoor Activities

GLENS FALLS/SARATOGA The Glens Falls-Saratoga Chapter of the Adirondack Mountain Club will offer an evening paddle, hiking and walking activities from Thursday, May 10, through Tuesday, May 15. Information: www.adk-gfs.org.

 

Civil War Tour

GRANVILLE The Slate Valley Museum in Granville is accepting reservations for a Civil War in Vermont Bus Tour that will be held on Saturday, May 19. Historian and author Howard Coffin will lead the tour that will include stories of soldiers who fought in the war and those who stayed behind in our local communities. Information/reservations: 518-642-1417, or www.slatevalleymuseum.org.

 

Starting a Business

RUTLAND A “Starting Your Own Small Business” workshop will be offered from 9 to 10 a.m. on Thursday, May 10, at the Rutland Economic Development Corp., 112 Quality Lane in Rutland. Procedures and government regulations will be covered. Cost: $40, including a business planning workbook and access to five online workshops. Information/registration: 802-773-9147, or www.vtsbdc.org.

 

Watercolors Class

MANCHESTER A “Watercolors: The Basic Techniques” class will be offered from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Thursdays, May 10 through 31, at Equinox Village in Manchester. If you are new to watercolor or find the medium difficult, this class is for you. Information/registration: 802-362-4061, or www.equinoxvillage.com.

 

Health Clinics

RUTLAND AREA The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice will offer Blood Pressure and Foot Care Clinics as follows: 10 a.m. Thursday, May 10, Benson Heights, Benson; 12:30 p.m. May 10, Castleton Meadows, Castleton; 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 16, Linden Terrace, Rutland; 9:30 a.m. May 16, Sheldon Towers, Rutland; 9 a.m. May 16, Dorset Nursing Assn.; 1:15 p.m. May 16, The Meadows (residents only), Rutland; 3:15 p.m. May 16, The Gables (residents only), Rutland; and 10 a.m. Thursday, May 17, Maple Village, Rutland. Cost: $2 blood pressure; $5 foot care. Information: 802-775-0568.

 

Community Dinner

HEBRON The Hebron Preservation Society will hold a Community Carry-in Dinner at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 10, at the East Hebron Presbyterian Church. The public is invited; bring a dish to pass with a historical connection and your own place setting. Information: 518-642-3465.

 

Friday May 11

 

High School Art

GLENS FALLS The 21st Annual Regional Juried High School Art Exhibition is now open and will run through Sunday, May 27, at The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren Street in Glens Falls. Information: 518-792-1761, or www.hydecollection.org.

 

Courthouse Classes

SALEM The Historic Salem Courthouse is accepting registrations for the following classes: Spring Painting for ages 7 to 10, 2:45 to 4:15 p.m. Wednesdays May 16 to 30, $30, $25 members; and Basic Computer Skills for the Computer Intimidated, 6 to 8 p.m. Mondays June 4 to July 9, $75, $65 members. Information/registration: 518-854-7053, or email HSCPA@salemcourthouse.org.

 

Food Workshops

SALEM Friday, May 11, is the deadline to register for two Food Workshops that will be offered by the NYS Food Venture Center, Department of Food Science and Technology at Cornell University. A “Recipe to Market” workshop will run from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Friday, May 18, at Proudfit Hall in Salem, while a “Good Manufacturing Practices for the Production of Acidified (pickled) Foods” workshop will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on May 19 at the Battenkill Kitchen, 58 E. Broadway in Salem. Information/registration: Trish Kozal at 518-854-3032, or Steve Hadcock at 518-380-1497.

 

“May” Christmas

LAKE GEORGE A “‘May’ You Have a Merry Christmas” event will be held Friday through Sunday, May 11 to 13, at Lake George Village. Information: 518-668-5771, or www.villageoflakegeorge.us.

 

Rummage Sale

GRANVILLE The Sylvan Star/Skenesborough Chapter 122, Order of the Eastern Star, will hold a Rummage Sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, May 11, at the Slate Valley Masonic Center, 95 North Street in Granville. Featured will be $3 and $5 bag sales and lunch will be available. Information: Jean MacLeod at 518-260-0460.

 

Story Time

POULTNEY Rebecca and Dawn will lead a Story Time for Toddlers for children to age 5 at 11 a.m. on Fridays through May 25. Stories, songs, crafts and more will be featured. Information/registration: 802-287-5556.

 

Senior Luncheon

SARATOGA SPRINGS The Saratoga County Office for the Aging will host its annual Senior Luncheon (chicken cordon bleu) on Friday, May 11, at the Saratoga City Center on N. Broadway in Saratoga Springs. Doors will open at 11 a.m. with lunch at noon. The theme will be “Hooray for Hollywood,” with live music and door prizes. Cost: $4. Tickets are required and may be obtained at local senior meal sites and at the Office for the Aging, 152 W. High Street in Ballston Spa. Information: 884-4100.

 

Golf Tourney

BENNINGTON Bennington Project Independence will hold its first annual Swing into Spring Golf Tournament to benefit its Adult Day Service on Friday, May 11, at the Mt. Anthony Country Club. Registration will begin at 11 a.m., with a noon tee time. Format is four-person scramble. Entry fee: $125; $110 club members. Information: 802-442-8136, or www.bpiads.org.

 

Open Mic

CHITTENDEN A Wildwood Open Mic event will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 11, at the Church of the Wildwood, 347 Holden Road in Chittenden. Musicians, poets and storytellers of all ages are encouraged to attend. Refreshments will be available. Cost: Free-will donation to benefit the Pittsford Food Shelf that serves Pittsford, Chittenden and Proctor. Information: Bruce at 802-483-6892, or email greyscot@hotmail.com.

 

Authors Visit

MANCHESTER Joseph Olshan will present his book, “Cloudland,” at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 11, at the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester. And at 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 12, former Vermont Gov. Madeleine Kunin will discuss her book, “For Women Trying to Do it All, a New Revolution.” C-SPAN Book TV will tape the May 12 event. Information: 802-362-2200.

 

Healing Service

WHITEHALL International evangelist Pastor David Martin will conduct a Healing Service at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 11, at the Faith Chapel Assembly of God, 9823 Route 4 in Whitehall. A free-will offering will be accepted and everyone will be welcome.

 

Basketball

ARLINGTON The Vermont State Police basketball team will play the Arlington Fire Dept. team at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 11, in the Arlington Memorial High School and Middle School gymnasium. Cost: $5 adults; $3 students; free age 4 and younger.

 

Christie Whodunit

WEST RUTLAND The Marble Valley Players will stage Agatha Christie’s classic whodunit, “The Mousetrap,” at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, May 11 and 12, at the West Rutland Town Hall Theater. Cost: $15. Information/tickets: 802-775-0903, or www.paramounttickets.org. Tickets also will be sold at the door.

 

Women’s Chorus Tour

RUTLAND AREA The Ladies’ Night Out Women’s Chorus will perform its “Peace and Hope in 2012” 7:30 p.m. concerts as follows: Friday, May 11, at the Weston Church; Saturday, May 12, Wallingford Congregational Church; Tuesday, May 15, Christ the King Church in Rutland; Thursday, May 17, Castleton Federated Church; and Sunday, May 20, Brandon Town Hall. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Neil Simon Comedy

STILLWATER The Stillwater Players Among Others, Inc., will stage the Neil Simon comedy, “The Prisoner of Second Avenue,” at the Stillwater Parish Theater in the All Saints on the Hudson North Parish Center.

Show dates will be Friday through Sunday, May 11 to 13, and Friday and Saturday, May 18 and 19. Dinner by Panza’s Catering. Information/reservations: 290-0019, or www.spaotheater.org.

 

Amadeus

CAMBRIDGE The Hubbard Hall Theater Company will stage “Amadeus” at 8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, and 2 p.m. Sundays, May 11 through 27, at Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Cost: $25; $22 members; $15 students; free subscribers. Information/tickets: 518-677-2495, or www.hubbardhall.org.

 

Saturday May 12

 

Food Drive

NATIONWIDE The National Association of Letter Carriers will host the 20th annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive on Saturday, May 12. Letter carriers will collect non-perishable food items that will be delivered to local food pantries. Residents are encouraged to leave items in bags near their mail box.

 

Nature Walk

ORWELL An Early Bird Nature Walk will be held at 8 a.m. on Saturday, May 12, at the Mount Independence State Historic Site on Mount Independence Road in Orwell. Meet in front of the site’s museum. Cost: $5 adults; free age 14 and younger. Information: 802-759-2412, or www.historicvermont.org/sites.

 

Saturday Breakfasts

GRANVILLE The ladies of the South Granville Congregational Church will meet for Breakfast at 8 a.m. on Saturday, May 12, at AJ’s Restaurant off Quaker Street in Granville (ordering will be off the menu). And, from 8 to 9 a.m. on May 12, the men of the church will meet for breakfast at the church on Route 149. The men are asked to make a reservation with Joan at 642-9510.

 

Hazardous Waste

FAIR HAVEN A Household Hazardous Waste Collection will be held from 8 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 12, at the Fair Haven Transfer Station on Fair Haven Avenue. This is a free service for Benson, Chittenden, Fair Haven, Middletown Springs, Pawlet, Rutland Town, Shrewsbury, Sudbury, Tinmouth and West Haven. Information: Rutland County Solid Waste District at 802-770-1333, or www.rutlandcountyswac.org.

 

Long Trail Cleanup

RUTLAND The Green Mountain Club will hold a Long Trail Spring Cleanup on Saturday, May 12 (rain date May 13). Bring work gloves and lunch, and wear sturdy shoes (tools will be provided). Meet at 9 a.m. at Main Street Park, near the east end of the fire station off Center Street in Rutland City. Information: Wayne Krevetsky at 282-2237.

 

Road Race

LAKE GEORGE The Prospect Mountain Road Race will be held at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 12, at the elementary school in Lake George. Information: www.adirondackrunners.org.

 

Plant Sale

SCHUYLERVILLE As part of the annual Schuylerville Gardener’s Weekend event, the Schuylerville Garden Club invites everyone to its annual Plant Sale from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 12, in Fort Hardy Park on Route 29 in Schuylerville. Perennials, house plants, gardening gloves and other garden-related items will be offered. Information: www.schuylervillechamber.org.

 

Plant, Bake Sale

ARGYLE The Friends of the Argyle Free Library will hold a Plant and Bake Sale from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 12, at the Argyle Rescue Squad (rain or shine). Perennial plants and a variety of baked goods will be offered, with proceeds benefiting the Friends of the Argyle Library.

 

Plant Sale

STILLWATER The Friends of the Stillwater Free Library will host the Third Annual Plant Sale Fundraiser from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 12, at the library’s parking lot (rain or shine). Assorted bulbs and ground cover from local gardeners and garden shops will be offered. Proceeds will support the library.

 

Rutland Market

RUTLAND The Downtown Rutland Farmers Market will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays from May 12 through Oct. 27, and 3 to 6 p.m. on Tuesdays from June through October, at Depot Park in downtown Rutland. Information: www.vtfarmersmarket.org and on Facebook.

 

Plant Sale

SCHUYLERVILLE A Gardener’s Weekend at Ft. Hardy Park in Schuylerville will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 12, feauring a Garden Club Plant Sale, vendors, kids’ activities, and a Specimen Lilac Tour with Jeff Young. At 11 a.m. Dr. Roger Hangarter will do a photo show “The Secret Lives of Plants.” Scones, tea and coffee all day.

 

Garage Sale

QUEENSBURY The SUNY Adirondack Student Senate will hold a Community Garage Sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 12, in the upper quad near the Student Center on the campus in Queensbury (inside if the weather is bad). Included will be music and children’s activities, and food will be available. Community members may purchase space at $15 per table (8 a.m. setup). Information/table space: 743-2251, or email charpentierh@sunyacc.edu.

 

Creek Restoration

SHUSHAN David Hunt will lead the 10th Annual Creek Restoration Work Day from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 12, at the Dionondehowa Wildlife Sanctuary and School, 148 Stanton Road in Shushan. Help remove invasive plant species. Registration is requested at 518-854-7764.

 

Tag Sale, Plant Swap

EAST DORSET A Community Tag Sale and Free Plant Swap will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 12, at the Living Green Expo in East Dorset. Bring your clearly priced, gently used merchandise for the tag sale and get paid to recycle. A donation of $10 is required to reserve a table and monies collected will benefit the Second Chance Animal Shelter of Shaftsbury. Information: 802-362-3180, or www.LivingGreen-Expo.org.

 

Food Collection

GRANVILLE The Girl Scouts of northern Washington County will collect non-perishable food and cash donations to benefit the Granville and Whitehall food pantries from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 12, at the Price Chopper Plaza in Granville. The goal is to stuff a school bus with donations.

 

Butterfly Garden

MANCHESTER Everyone is invited to meet at the Hildene butterfly garden in Manchester from 10 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 12, for a program on the “Planning and Maintenance of a Butterfly Garden.” Master Gardener Cindy Lewis will review the components of butterfly habitat and participants will learn how to plant their own butterfly garden. Free. Information: 802-367-7960, or email Stephanie@hildene.org.

 

Super Bingo

MANCHESTER A Cairo Shriners Super Bingo, with $20,000 in prizes, will be held on Saturday, May 12, in the handicap-accessible Riley Rink at Hunter Park in Manchester. Doors will open at 10 a.m. with games starting at noon. Admission: $25. Full concession available. Information: 1-855-247-5232.

 

City Directories

GLENS FALLS Erica Wolfe Burke, an archivist and special collections librarian, will discuss how to use all of the features of the Glens Falls City Directories from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 12, at the Crandall Public Library, 251 Glen Street in Glens Falls. The directories also cover South Glens Falls, Hudson Falls and Fort Edward. Find your ancestors’ residences and business, occupations, and more. Information: 518-792-6508, or www.crandalllibrary.org.

 

Food Pantry

CAMBRIDGE The Cambridge Food Pantry, on the first floor of the handicap accessible church at 41 E. Main Street in Cambridge, will be open from 10 a.m. to noon each Saturday, with few exceptions.

 

Sports Registration

SCHUYLERVILLE The Old Schuylerville Athletic Assn. will hold In-person Registrations for football and cheerleading from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 12, at the elementary school. Information/registration details: www.osaacolts.org. Also, online registration is available for fall boys and girls soccer at the above Web address.

 

Plant, Garden Sale

GREENWICH The Greenwich Garden Group will hold its Spring Plant and Garden Sale from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 12, at the picnic area behind the Greenwich Town Office. Plant and garden item donations will be accepted for this sale from 8:30 to 9 a.m. on May 12. Proceeds will benefit the group’s library programs and library gardens. Information: Dona Barth at 692-1285, or email dona.barth@gmail.com.

 

Plant, Rummage Sale

WELLS St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, just off the green in Wells, invites everyone to its Spring Plant and Rummage Sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 12. Professionally planted and grown hanging baskets and patio pots will be offered at great prices. Knowledgeable assistance will be provided, too. Information: Joyce Rogers at 802-287-0077.

 

Photos Workshop

GLENS FALLS LARAC will offer a “How to Create Digital Photos of Your Art” workshop from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 12, in the Lapham Gallery, 7 Lapham Place in Glens Falls. Learn how to photograph your own artwork for competitions, portfolios and archiving. Cost: $25; $20 members. Pre-registration is required at 518-798-1144, Ext. 2.

 

Spinning Guild

SCHUYLERVILLE The Southern Adirondack Spinning Guild will meet from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 12, 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.

 

Arts Exploration

RUTLAND The Chaffee Art Center at 16 S. Main Street in Rutland invites students to an Arts Exploration Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 12. Chaffee’s art teacher, Kristen Partesi, and volunteers will assist students with various art projects. Cost: Free, donations appreciated. Also, the annual Student Art Show will run through May 19 at the Chaffee. Information: 802-775-0356.

 

Local Artist Market

GREENWICH There will be a Local Artist Market from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, May 12, at Seventy Main in Greenwich. Offered will be handcrafted jewelry, scarves and handbags, wallets and purses, pottery, pastel landscapes, chocolates, and much more. Lunch will be available, too, along with live music, a farmers market from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., and a fine- art photography presentation by Jon Katz at 2 p.m. Free admission.

 

Mom’s Stories

GRANVILLE Mother’s Day stories, crafts, a game and snacks will be offered at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 12, at the Pember Library, 33 W. Main Street in Granville. Information: 518-642-2525.

 

Teacup Auction

WHITEHALL A Teacup Auction will be held on Saturday, May 12, at the Whitehall Methodist Church, 56 Greenmount Cemetery Lane. Doors will open at 11 a.m., with drawings at 1 p.m. Cost: $5, plus an item for the food pantry (light lunch included); $2 additional tickets. Garden plants also will be offered for sale, there’ll be door prizes, and everyone will be welcome. Information: 499-0851.

 

Plants, More

TINMOUTH The 28th Annual Tinmouth Plant Sale will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 12, at the Old Firehouse on Route 140. Offered will be locally grown and dug perennials and shrubs from Tinmouth gardens. There also will be a bake sale, carwash, hot dogs, and other foods for lunch.

 

Ham Dinner

WILTON The handicap-accessible Trinity United Methodist Church off Northway Exit 16 at Ballard Road in Wilton invites everyone to a Baked Ham Dinner from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 12. Takeouts will be available. Cost: Donation. Information: 518-584-9107.

 

Chicken Barbecue

JOHNSONVILLE The Johnsonville United Methodist Church invites everyone to a Giffy’s Chicken Barbecue from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, May 12, at the church. Take out or eat in. Advance tickets only at 265-6187.

 

Chicken Barbecue

CAMBRIDGE The North Cambridge “Stump” Methodist Church invites everyone to a takeout-only Chicken Barbecue from 4:30 until sold out on Saturday, May 12. Cost: $10.

 

Tex Mex Dinner

SALEM The First United Presbyterian Church at 13 W. Broadway in Salem invites everyone to a Tex Mex Dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 12. Takeouts will be available. Cost: $8 adults; $5 age 12 and younger. Information: Rev. Donna Jackson at 232-6295.

 

Civil War Tunes

RUPERT The 77th NY Regimental Balladeers will perform a concert of words and music of the Civil War, “Hard Times Come Again no More,” at 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 12, at the historic Congregational Church of Rupert. At 6 p.m. before the concert, there’ll be a short ceremony of remembrance at Civil War graves in the Rupert Cemetery where you’ll have an opportunity to meet the singers. Free and open to all. Information: Gene Higgins at 802-394-7738.

 

Hoosical Chairs

HOOSICK FALLS HAYC3 will host the world’s first ever Hoosical Chairs Exhibit and Auction on Saturday, May 12, at HAYC3, 115 Church Street in Hoosick Falls (free preview 6 to 7 p.m. Friday, May 11). Featured will be a reception at 7 p.m. followed by a live auction of 50 full-size Adirondack chairs, each uniquely decorated by a local artist, at 8 p.m. Tickets: $25, $20 members. Advance tickets only for age 21 and older at 686-9050, or www.HAYC3.org.

 

Concert

SARATOGA SPRINGS Dredd Foole and Chris Corsano will perform in concert at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 12, at the Spring Street Gallery, 110 Spring Street in Saratoga Springs. Cost: $7. Information/tickets: www.saratoga-arts.org.

 

Rising Stars

GLENS FALLS The Fifth Annual Rising Stars at the Wood will be presented at 8 p.m. on Saturday, May 12, at the Charles R. Wood Theater, 207 Glen Street in Glens Falls. This show will follow the free opening of the Rising Artists at the Wood Art Show at 6 p.m. The best local high school performers and artists will be featured.  Performance tickets: $26, at 518-874-0800, www.woodtheater.org, or visit the Wood box office.

 

Sunday May 13

 

Komen Registration

MANCHESTER Register by Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 13, for the 20th Annual Komen Vermont Race for the Cure and you’ll be entered into a drawing to win a handcrafted, gold, sterling and amethyst bracelet valued at $400. The drawing will be on May 14. Register at www.komenvtnh.org. The race will be run on Saturday, July 28, at Hildene Meadows in Manchester.

 

Mom’s Breakfast

VALLEY FALLS The Ladies Auxiliary invites everyone to a Pancake/French Toast Breakfast from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 13, at VFW Post 1938 on Poplar Avenue in Valley Falls. Cost: $7 adults; $3 children.

 

Mom’s Breakfast

WEST HOOSICK The West Hoosick Fire Dept. will host an all-you-can-eat Mother’s Day Pancake/French Toast Breakfast from 7:30 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, May 13, at the firehouse on Pine Valley Road (near intersection of routes 103 and 109). Information: 686-1814.

 

Mom’s Breakfast

VICTORY The Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club on Route 32 south of Victory Village will serve a Pancake/French Toast Breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 13. Cost: $6 adults; $3 children. This breakfast will be served on the second Sunday each month, with few exceptions, and everyone will be welcome.

 

Mom’s Brunch

PAWLET The Pawlet Volunteer Fire Dept. invites everyone to its annual Mother’s Day Brunch from 8 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, May 13, at the firehouse on Route 133, just north of Route 30. Cost: $8 adults; $4 age 11 and younger. Information: 802-325-3222, or email pvfd155@gmail.com.

 

Mom’s Buffet

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 Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 13. 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.

 

Mom’s Breakfast

HARTFORD The Hartford Volunteer Fire Company and Auxiliary invites everyone to a Mother’s Day Pancake Breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, May 13, at the Community Hall at routes 40 and 149 in Hartford. Cost: $6 adults; $3 ages 5 to 13; free 4 and younger. Free carnations for each mother, too.

 

Mom’s Breakfast

EASTON The Easton Volunteer Fire Co. invites everyone to its annual Mother’s Day Breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon on Sunday, May 13, at the firehouse on Route 40. Cost: $6 adults; $3 children; free age 5 and younger. Information: Craig Hansen at 222-0687.

 

Stroller 5K Race

NORTH CLARENDON The Marble Valley Runners of Rutland will host its annual Mother’s Day Stroller 5K Race on Sunday, May 13. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. at the Clarendon Elementary School, 84 Grange Hall Road in North Clarendon, with the race at 10 a.m. Runners, walkers and stroller pushers are encouraged to join the fun. Proceeds will benefit the Rutland Area Women’s Network and Shelter. Information/registration forms: www.marblevalleyrunners.org.

 

Moms’ Brunch

GREENWICH The Greenwich Elks Club invites everyone to its lodge on Route 40 for a Mother’s Day Brunch from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 13. Featured will be a full breakfast buffet, seafood casserole, turkey, roast beef and more. Cost: $15 adults; $7 ages 6 to 14; free mothers with family, and age 5 and younger. Reservations are not required. Information: 692-2061.

 

Mom’s Brunch

MANCHESTER A three-course Mother’s Day Brunch will be served from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 13, at Bistro Henry in Manchester. A percentage of the proceeds will benefit Habitat for Humanity’s second home on Jennifer Lane in Manchester. Cost/reservations: 802-362-4982. Habitat information: www.benningtonareahabitat.com.

 

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. Daniel Shulman will host this event and provide piano accompaniment for professional musicians Nathaniel Parke on cello and Josh Rodriguez on violin.  Works by Mozart, Brahms, Beethoven and others will be featured. Cost: $20 per performance. Information/tickets: 518-854-7053.

 

Fiddling Session

SCHUYLERVILLE The Adirondack Fiddlers will host an “Old Tyme Fiddling” session from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday, May 13, at the American Legion Hall on Clancy Street in Schuylerville. All fiddlers and the public will be welcome. Information: 518-274-6817.

 

Verna’s 100th Birthday

ARGYLE Everyone is invited to a celebration of Verna Hanna’s 100th Birthday from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 13, in the Fellowship Hall at the Argyle Presbyterian Church. At Verna’s request, gifts are not necessary. Information: Diana Eggleston at 638-6207, or email kendianaegg@wildblue.net.

 

Symphony Concert

GLENS FALLS The Glens Falls Symphony will celebrate Mother’s Day with a concert at 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 13, in the auditorium at the Glens Falls High School. Guest artists will be the Symphony Children’s Chorus and the Queensbury High School Madrigals. Cost: $25 adults; $10 students; group discounts available. Information/tickets: 518-793-1348, or www.gfso.org.

 

Jazz Concert

BRANDON Guitarist Gerry Beaudoin and special guest Rich Lataille will perform a Jazz Concert at 7 p.m. on Sunday, May 13, at Brandon Music, 62 Country Club Road. Concert cost: $15 in advance, $18 at the door. Concert/chili dinner cost: $25. Information/tickets: 802-465-4071, or email info@brandon-music.net.

 

Monday May 14

 

Dinner/Raffle Benefit

GRANVILLE The Granville Rite Aid and Ma & Pa’s Place will host the second annual fundraiser for the Children’s Miracle Network from 4 to 8 p.m. on Monday, May 14. Stop by Ma & Pa’s for a spaghetti with meatballs dinner or a jerk chicken barbecue. There also will be a raffle of a R2D2 cooler, an air paddle boat, and gift certificates. You’ll find Ma & Pa’s on Quaker Street in  Granville. Information: 518-642-2332, or 642-9722.

 

Cemetery Assn.

BACON HILL The Bacon Hill Cemetery Assn. will hold its Annual Meeting at 7 p.m. on Monday, May 14, at the Bacon Hill Reformed Church. All lot owners are urged to attend.

 

String Quartet

GLENS FALLS The Hyperion String Quartet will perform in concert at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, May 14, at The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren Street in Glens Falls. Information: 518-792-2383, or www.deblasiis-chamber-music.org.

 

Tuesday May 15

 

Dinner Reservations

ARLINGTON Tuesday, May 15, is the deadline to make your reservation for a Fundraising Dinner to benefit the Arlington Memorial High School French Club that will be held on Monday, May 21, at Jonathan’s Table in Arlington. Seating will be at 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. and the menu will include prime rib, chicken, pork and scrod. Cost: $25. Information/reservations: Kathy Corey at 802-375-2589, Ext. 116, or email coreyk@bvsu.org.

 

Women’s Health

GREENWICH Washington County WIC will hold its monthly clinic from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, May 15, at the Greenwich Town Office on Academy 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.

 

Lyme Disease Talk

ARLINGTON The Arlington Garden Club will meet at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 15, at the American Legion Hall in Arlington. Following a business meeting, Dr. Marie George will speak on “Lyme Disease: Prevention and Treatment.” Non-members are asked to make a reservation with Fran Shepherd at 375-2465. Information: www.arlingtongardenclubvt@webs.com.

 

Book Discussion

GRANVILLE The Pember Book Club will meet at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, May 15, to discuss Elizabeth Norman’s book, “We Band of Angels: the True Story of American Nurses Trapped on Bataan by the Japanese.” Information: 518-642-2525.

 

Quilters Potluck

RUTLAND The Maple Leaf Quilters Guild will meet at 5:45 p.m. on Tuesday, May 15, at the Christ the King Hall off Killington Avenue in Rutland. Included will be a potluck dinner and a lecture/demo trunk show. Guests will be welcome at $4 each. Information: Kathy Budd at 802-438-5180.

 

D&H History

CAMBRIDGE The Washington County Historical Society will host local train buff Mark Urbaetis with a program titled, “The Delaware and Hudson Company: An American Success Story,” at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 15, at the Cambridge Depot on Broad Street, across from the Cambridge Hotel. Mark will discuss the history and influence of the D&H railroad, display D&H objects, and screen a slide show. Free and open to all ages/donations accepted.

 

Wednesday May 16

 

Art Screening

GLENS FALLS Reservations are requested by Wednesday, May 16, for the screening of “Art in the Twenty-First Century,” the only primetime national television series focused exclusively on contemporary art, from 1 to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 19. You’ll find this event in the Froehlich Auditorium at The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren Street in Glens Falls. Free and open to all. Reservations are requested at 518-880-3400. Information: Sandra Beer at WMHT, 518-880-3462, or Kirsten Broschinsky at 880-3432.

 

Seniors Meet

SCHUYLERVILLE The Olde Saratoga Seniors will meet for a Sandwich Luncheon at noon on Wednesday, May 16, at the Schuylerville Town Hall. Stewart’s Ice Cream Co. will provide regular and dietetic ice cream and toppings for attendees of this event.

 

Original Musical

GLENS FALLS The Senior Workshop on Theater of the Glens Falls Community Theater will present an original musical comedy, “Out of This World: A Spaced Out Odyssey,” at 2 and 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 16, at the Charles R. Wood Theater, 207 Glen Street in Glens Falls. Information/tickets: 518-874-0800, www.woodtheater.org, or 518-792-1740, www.gfcommunitytheatre.org.

 

Farmers’ Market

GREENWICH The Greenwich Farmers’ Market at 70 Main Street will be open from 3 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 16. Naturally grown vegetables, eggs, pastured pork and beef, prepared foods, baked goods and more will be offered. Information: 518-944-7149.

 

Open House

GRANVILLE The Haynes House of Hope at 7187 Route 149 in Granville will hold an Open House from 4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 16. This nondenominational, nonprofit house provides physical care, emotional support, and spiritual comfort for the terminally ill and their families. Information: 518-642-8155, or www.hayneshouseofhope.com.

 

Quilling Class

GRANVILLE Pat Oathout will teach Quilling at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 16, at the Pember Library, 33 W. Main Street in Granville. Roll, shape and glue strips of paper into decorative designs. Pre-registration is not required and materials will be provided. Information: 518-642-2525.

 

Native Americans

GLENS FALLS The Warren County Historical Society will present a program titled, “Who Lived Here before the Europeans Came? The Archaeology of Native Americans in Warren County,” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 16. You’ll find this free event at the Glens Falls City Hall. Information: 518-743-0734, or www.warrencountyhistoricalsociety.org.

 

Stone Walls

MANCHESTER Robert M. Thorson will give a power point presentation entitled “Stone Walls and the New England Identity” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 16 at the First Congregational Church in Manchester. Free and open to the public. Information: www.manchesterhistoricalsocietyvt.org.

 

Chorus Concert

FAIR HAVEN The Fair Haven Union High School Music Chorus will perform in concert at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 16, at the high school. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Auditions

HUDSON FALLS The Hudson River Shakespeare Company and the Adirondack Players will hold Auditions for “On Most of These Same Stations, Staged Radio” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 16. You’ll find this activity at the United Methodist Church, 227 Main Street in Hudson Falls. Prepare a short monologue; no experience necessary. Information: 747-4418, or email hrsc1999@aol.com.

 

Thursday May 17

 

Outdoor Activities

GLENS FALLS/SARATOGA The Glens Falls-Saratoga Chapter of the Adirondack Mountain Club will offer an evening paddle, hiking, walking,  and paddling/camping/hiking activities from Thursday, May 17, through Tuesday, May 22. Information: www.adk-gfs.org.

 

The Amish

SCHAGHTICOKE The PBS documentary, “The Amish,” will be screened at 5 p.m. on Thursday, May 17, at the Diver Memorial Library, 136 Main Street in Schaghticoke. Contemporary Amish faith and life will be highlighted. Information: 753-4344.

 

Meal, Volleyball

HARTFORD The junior and senior classes invite everyone to a Dime-a-Dip Meal from 5 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 17, at the Hartford Central School. Following the meal there’ll be junior-senior and faculty-alumni volleyball games beginning at 6:15 p.m.

 

Art Walk

GLENS FALLS A free Third Thursday Art Walk will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on May 17 in downtown Glens Falls. Information: www.glensfallsartwalk.com.

 

 

Oliver!

DORSET The Dorset Players will stage the award-winning musical, “Oliver!” at 7:30 p.m. May 17 to 19 and May 24 to 26, and 2 p.m. May 20 and 27, at the Dorset Playhouse. Cost: $25 adults; $17 members; $10 age 18 and younger. Information/tickets: 802-867-5777, or www.dorsetplayers.org.

 

Friday May 18

 

Lake George Event

LAKE GEORGE A free Lake George Performance Weekend event will be held Friday through Sunday, May 18 to 20, in Lake George Village. Information: 518-504-4418.

 

Live Radio, Breakfast

VICTORY MILLS The Victory Mills Fire Dept. will host WGNA Country 107.7 radio and The Sean and Richie Show from 6 to 10 a.m. on Friday, May 18, at the Victory Mills firehouse. During this live broadcast, there’ll be a pancake/French toast breakfast at $7 per person and everyone will be welcome.

 

Rummage Sale

GRANVILLE Sylvan Star/Skenesborough Chapter 122 will hold a Rummage Sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, May 18, 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.

 

Golf Benefit

POULTNEY The Third Annual Lakes Region and Spartans Basketball AAU Benefit Golf Tournament will be held on Friday, May 18, at the Lake St. Catherine Country Club on Route 30 in Poultney. Four-man scramble, 1 p.m. shotgun start, $300 per team. A buffet-style, barbecued chicken and ribs meal will be included. Information/registration: Dan Jones at 802-287-5887, 802-342-0216, or email dsjones101@aol.com.

 

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 May 18. 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.

 

Annual Art Show

GLENS FALLS An opening reception for the Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council’s annual Member Show will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, May 18, at the Lapham Gallery, 7 Lapham Place in downtown Glens Falls. Nearly 100 works of fine art and crafts will be displayed. Information: 518-798-1144, Ext. 2, or www.larac.org.

 

Movie Night

GRANVILLE Everyone is invited to Movie Night at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 18, at the Pember Library, 33 W. Main Street in Granville. Information: 518-642-2525.

 

Festival Reception

CAMBRIDGE The annual Kickoff Reception for the Cambridge Valley Balloon Festival will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, May 18, at the Cambridge Hotel, 4 W. Main Street. An 18-month calendar in support of the festival, featuring photographs by Meaghan Wilkins of Wilkins Photography, will be unveiled, along with the festival logo created by local teacher Julie Duggan. Reception cost: $20 in advance; $25 walk-ins. Reservations are required at 518-677-0887, or email cambridgechamber@gmail.com.

 

Friday Bingo

WHITEHALL Elks Lodge 1491 at 5 Elks Way in Whitehall will host Friday Night Bingo at 7 p.m. on May 18. Featured will be a $500 jackpot special. This bingo is held each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-1491.

 

Authors Visit

MANCHESTER Author Ricki Lewis will discuss the book, “The Forever Fix,” at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 18, at the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester. And at 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 19, Terry Tempest Williams will discuss her book, “When Women Were Birds.” Information: 802-362-2200.

 

Ladies Night Out

MIDDLE FALLS A ladies night out event for age 21 and older, “Men in Motion,” will be held on Friday, May 18, at the Middle Falls Fire Dept. Doors will open at 8 p.m., with the show at 9:30 p.m. Cost: $10 in advance; $15 at the door. Information/tickets: Lynn at 518-376-5314, or Lorrie at 518-361-7274.

 

Saturday May 19

 

Reenactment

TICONDEROGA A “No Quarter, 1775 Capture of Ticonderoga” reenactment will be held on Saturday and Sunday, May 19 and 20, at Fort Ticonderoga. Information: 518-585-6619, or www.ticonderogany.com.

 

Monument Climb

BENNINGTON The American Lung Assn. will host the Fourth Annual Climb the Bennington Monument event for all athletic abilities on Saturday, May 19. Walk or race to the top via the stairway and enjoy the view of Vermont, Massachusetts and New York, all to benefit lung health and prevent lung disease. Each participant will be responsible for a $35 registration fee and a $100 fundraising minimum. Information/registration: www.fightforairclimb.org.

 

Road Race

HOOSICK FALLS The Town of Hoosick Lions Club invites runners, wheelchair racers, and walkers to the 27th Annual Wood Memorial Road Race on Saturday, May 19. Featured will be a 5K, one-mile walk, and a one-mile fun run. Registration from 7 to 8:40 a.m. at the Wood Park Gazebo on Main Street, and race at 9 a.m. Trophies and medals will be awarded to top finishers and refreshments will be provided. Cost: $15 for the 5K and one-mile walk; $3 fun run. Registration forms are available at Thorpe’s Pharmacy and at www.townofhoosicklions.org.

 

Granville Sale

GRANVILLE The Granville Area Chamber of Commerce will host the annual Town-Wide Yard Sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, May 19 and 20. Just put your “stuff” on your porch, driveway or yard. If you live outside the village, you can set up for free in Veterans Park on Quaker Street. Outside vendors should call Bob Jones at 518-642-1901 for space in front of the high school on Quaker Street for a small fee. Information: 518-642-2815.

 

Book Discussion

POULTNEY The Poultney Public Library book and movie discussion group will meet at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 19, at the library, 205 Main Street. For discussion will be “War Horse” and copies of the book are available at the library. Refreshments will be served. Information: 802-287-5556.

 

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, May 19. The pantry is open on the third Saturday each month. Information: 753-6984.

 

Car Wash

HOOSICK FALLS Seventh and eighth grade students will hold a “Smarathon” Car Wash from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 19, in the parking lot at St. Mary’s Academy in Hoosick Falls. Cost: $5, with proceeds benefiting the academy.

 

Bake Sale

CAMBRIDGE The Embury United Methodist Women will hold a Bake Sale from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 19, at the Embury United Methodist Church, 41 E. Main Street in Cambridge (rain or shine). Homemade baked goods, new cutlery and dishcloths will be available for purchase. Information: 518-677-3602, or www.emburyunited.weebly.com.

 

Plant Sale

MANCHESTER The Garden Club of Manchester will hold its annual Plant Sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 19, at the Northshire Day School on Route 7A in Manchester Center (rain or shine). Hardy perennials and organic herbs will be offered and there’ll be a half-price sale at noon.

 

Plant Sale

CAMBRIDGE The Cambridge area branch of the Woman’s National Farm and Garden Assn. will hold its annual Plant Sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 19, on the lawn of the United Methodist Church in Cambridge (rain or shine). Offered will be perennials and flowering annuals grown by club members.

 

Yard Sale

PITTSFORD The Rutland County Humane Society at 765 Stevens Road in Pittsford will hold a Yard Sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 19, to raise money for the homeless animals. Donations of pre-priced items in working order will be appreciated for this sale (no clothing, shoes, textbooks, magazines or computer equipment). Drop them off from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, May 18, or 7:30 to 9 a.m. May 19. Information: 802-483-9171, or www.rchsvt.org.

 

Yard/Plant/Bake Sale

GRANVILLE The Haynes House of Hope at 7187 Route 149 in Granville will hold a Yard, Plant and Bake Sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 19. To donate items for the sale that are in good condition, you are asked to call Janelle at 518-642-8155. For plant donations and to help sort and price items, call Alice Didier at 518-642-9193.

 

Flea Market, Crafts

RUTLAND BROC-Community Action in Southwestern Vermont invites everyone to its Fourth Annual Flea Market and Craft Fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, May 19 and 20, in the President’s Building at the Vermont State Fairgrounds in Rutland. This event will continue from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on June 9 and 10, July 4 through 7, and July 21 and 22. Inside and outside vendor space, to donate items for the sale: Donna Stearns at 802-773-9480, or 802-353-5204.

 

Plein Aire Art Day

STILLWATER A Plein Aire Art Day for local artists and photographers will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 19, at Saratoga National Historical Park, routes 4 and 32 in Stillwater (rain date May 20). Information: Visitor Center at 518-664-9821, Ext. 1777, or www.nps.gov/sara.

 

Home Buying

WEST RUTLAND A Homebuyer Education Workshop will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 19, at NeighborWorks of Western Vermont, 110 Marble Street in West Rutland. Affordability, the loan process, shopping for a home, home inspection, insurance and more will be covered. Cost: $60. Registration is required at 438-2303, Ext. 210.

 

Story Hour

SCHAGHTICOKE Hope Davis will lead a Story Hour for all ages from 10 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 19, at the Diver Memorial Library, 136 Main Street in Schaghticoke. Information: 753-4344.

 

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.

 

Tag Sale

MANCHESTER Riley Rink at Hunter Park, 410 Hunter Park Road in Manchester Center, will host a Community-Wide Tag Sale to benefit the Connections Program for individuals with special needs, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 19 (rain or shine). Admission: $2; free age 11 and younger. Information/vendor space: 802-362-0150, Ext. 201, email info@rileyrink.com, or www.rileyrink.com.

 

Bake, Rummage Sale

ARLINGTON The St. James Missions and Outreach Committee will hold a Bake and Rummage Sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 19, at St. James Episcopal Church on Route 7A in Arlington. Offered will be spring and summer clothing and household goods, and there’ll be a white elephant table. Information: 802-375-9952.

 

Car Show, More

FORT EDWARD Cole’s Cruisers will present a Cruisin’ in on the Farm Car Show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 19, at the Little Theater on the Farm, 27 Plum Road in Fort Edward (rain date May 20). Featured will be live music, a swap meet for car parts and tools, a crafts fair and flea market, bake sale, raffles, and food. Vendor space/show car pre-registration: Janice at 518-638-8925, or Dave Cole at 518-360-6364. Information: www.littletheater27.com.

 

Basket Party

WHITEHALL Our Lady of Hope Parish invites everyone to its Eighth Annual Theme Basket Party on Saturday, May 19, at the Whitehall Athletic Club in the historic Whitehall Armory on Route 4. Doors will open at 11 a.m. with drawings at 1 p.m. Admission: $8, including a light lunch and door prizes; $2 additional tickets.

 

Fun, Fitness Fair

WHITEHALL The 10th Annual Fun and Fitness Fair will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 19, at Skenesborough Park in Whitehall. Featured will be a drawing at 12:50 p.m. for nine bicycles donated by Walmart (child must be present to win); one free hot dog and drink for each child; prizes for the completion of activities such as a safety demonstration, hula hoop contest, fast and slow-speed races, and more (ribbons to be presented to top three finishers in each age group at 12:45 p.m.). There’ll be free face painting, too, by Whitehall Central School Honor Society members.

 

Beauty Pageant

LAKE GEORGE The New York State World of Beauty Pageant will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, May 19 and 20, at the Tiki Resort in Lake George Village. Information/cost: 607-226-2347.

 

GOP Picnic

VALLEY FALLS The Pittstown Republican Committee will hold its annual Spring Fling from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 19, at the VFW Hall on Poplar Avenue in Valley Falls. A picnic and cash bar will be featured. Information: Theresa Abbott at 663-5036.
Art Reception

BENNINGTON An opening reception for a digital photo exhibition by Joanna Gabler titled, “Transcapes: Vermont and the Berkshires,” will be held from 3 to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 19, in the Regional Artists Gallery at the Bennington Museum, 75 Main Street. Meet Joanna and learn about her work. Information: 802-447-1571, or www.benningtonmuseum.org.

 

Ham Supper

PITTSTOWN The Pittstown United Methodist Church just off Route 7 invites everyone to a Ham and Strawberry Shortcake Supper from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, May 19. Eat in or take out. Cost: $10 adults; $5 ages 5 to 12; free younger than 5. Information/reservations: Sue at 518-663-5145.

 

Chicken Barbecue

PETERSBURG The Petersburg Methodist Church at 12 Head of Lane invites everyone to a Chicken Barbecue from 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 19. Eat in or take out. Cost: $10. Information: 283-5397.

 

Hee Haw Show

FORT EDWARD Steve “Skeeter” Morse will present a Hee Haw Variety Show at 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 19, at the Little Theater on the Farm, 27 Plum Road in Fort Edward. Favorites, from Minnie Pearl to Buck Owens, will be portrayed. Refreshments and 50/50 raffle, too. Admission: $5. Information: www.littletheater27.com.

 

Annual Concert

GLENS FALLS The Lake George Community Band will present its annual Armed Forces Day Concert at 8 p.m. on Saturday, May 19, at the Charles R. Wood Theater, 207 Glen Street in Glens Falls. Information/tickets: 518-874-0800, or www.woodtheater.org.

 

Sunday May 20

 

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 May 20. Omelets, pancakes and more will be served at $6 per person, $5 senior citizens, and $4 children.

 

Mendon Peak Hike

RUTLAND The Green Mountain Club will offer a Hike in Mendon on Sunday, May 20. Hike from Brewers Corners south and east up Eddy Brook to Mendon Peak. Some bushwhacking, difficult seven miles. Meet  at 9 a.m. at Main Street Park, near the east end of the fire station off Center Street in Rutland City. Information: Larry Water at 775-3855.

 

Shires Marathon

BENNINGTON The Second Annual Shires of Vermont Marathon, a classic point-to-point, 26.2-mile road race connecting Bennington and Manchester, will be run on Sunday, May 20. This race will start at 9 a.m. from the Bennington Center for the Arts that is located just off of Route 9. Information/registration: www.shiresofvermontmarathon.com.

 

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, May 20. Bring your own shotgun and ammunition. Everyone will be welcome. Information: Chris at 695-3917.

 

Fun Jump

CASTLETON The Green Mountain Dockdogs will host a Fun Jump event on Sunday, May 20, at the Lake House Pub & Grill on Route 30 in Castleton. Dogs age six months and older will be welcome. Registration will begin at 11 a.m., with jumps starting at noon. Everyone is invited.

 

Van Gogh Talk

DORSET Carol Berry will make a PowerPoint presentation on Vincent Van Gogh’s transition from preacher to painter at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, May 20, at the United Church of Dorset and East Rupert in Dorset. Everyone will be welcome. Information: 867-2260, or email dorsetchurch@gmail.com.

 

Alzheimer’s Walk

LAKE GEORGE An Alzheimer’s Association Walk will be held on Sunday, May 20, at the Fort William Henry Resort in Lake George Village. Register at noon and walk at 1 p.m. Information: 518-867-4999, or www.alzwalkadk.org.

 

Ham Dinner

HARTFORD The Herschel Argyle Lodge 508, Free and Accepted Masons, invites everyone to a family-style Ham Dinner from noon to 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 20, at the Masonic Lodge on Main Street in Hartford. Takeouts will be available. Cost: $10; $5 ages 6 to 12; free 5 and younger.

 

Chicken Barbecue

SCHUYLERVILLE The 50th Annual Monument View Chicken Barbecue will be held from noon to 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 20, at Burgoyne Street in Schuylerville. Cost: $6. There also will be a 50/50 raffle and bake sale. Advance tickets: 695-4318, or 695-4867 (walk-ins will be welcome). Proceeds will benefit St. Stephen’s Church and the Schuylerville Food Pantry.

 

Revolution Talk

STILLWATER Tillman Nechtman, a professor at Skidmore College, will speak on “East Meets West: Global Impacts of the Battle of Saratoga,” at 1 p.m. on Sunday, May 20. The focus will be on how the American Revolutionary War affected India, and music will be enjoyed at 1:45 p.m. You’ll find this free activity that’s open to all at the Visitor Center of Saratoga National Historical Park, 648 Route 32 in Stillwater. Information: 518-664-9821, Ext. 1777, or www.nps.gov/sara.

 

Civil War Widow

GRANVILLE Maxine Getty will present a program titled, “Rebecca Cameron: Civil War Widow,” at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 20, at the Slate Valley Museum, 17 Water Street in Granville. Learn about the complex mourning customs during the Civil War, who mourned, and the etiquette involved. See examples of mourning items and hear one woman’s experiences after her husband’s death. Information: 518-642-1417, or www.slatevalleymuseum.org.

 

Queensbury Patent

QUEENSBURY An observance of the anniversary of the Issuance of the Queensbury Patent will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 20, at the Old Quaker Burying Ground, Bay and Quaker roads in Queensbury. Free and open to all. Information: 518-792-8097, or www.queensbury.net.

 

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, May 20, 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.

 

Roast Pork

GRANVILLE The Raceville United Methodist Church invites everyone to a Roast Pork Dinner from 4 to 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 20, at the Raceville Community House on Butler Road, off Route 22A, in Granville. Takeouts will be available. Cost: $9 adults; $5 ages 5 to 12; free 4 and younger.

 

Burger Benefit

BALLSTON SPA Juicy Burger of Ballston Spa will donate 10 percent of its gross proceeds from sales between 5 and 9 p.m. on Sunday, May 20, to the Saratoga Bridges Foundation. Information: 518-587-0723, or www.saratogabridges.org.

 

Jazz Concert

BRANDON Benny Sharoni will perform a “masterful sax from Israel” Jazz Concert at 7 p.m. on Sunday, May 20, at Brandon Music, 62 Country Club Road. Concert cost: $15 in advance, $18 at the door. Concert/chili dinner cost: $25. Information/tickets: 802-465-4071, or email info@brandon-music.net.

 

Monday May 21

 

Potluck Supper

HEBRON Everyone is invited to a Potluck Supper at 6 p.m. on Monday, May 21, 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.

 

Legion Bingo

CAMBRIDGE American Legion Post 634 at 2106 Route 22 in Cambridge will host Monday Bingo at 7 p.m. on May 21. This bingo is held each Monday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-677-8069.

 

School Concert

CASTLETON A Music Concert will be held at 7 p.m. on Monday, May 21, at the Castleton Village School. Everyone is invited.

 

Tuesday May 22

 

Senior Honor Awards

FAIR HAVEN Senior Honor Awards Night will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 22, at Fair Haven Union High School. Everyone is invited.

 

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, May 22. 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.

 

Guitar Night

GREENWICH VFW Post 7291 at 63 Abeel Avenue in Greenwich invites everyone to an Acoustic Guitar Night Fundraiser hosted by John J. Byrnes, III, from 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, May 22. Bring your guitar or just come and listen. No cover charge. Guitar night is held each Tuesday, with few exceptions.

 

Wednesday May 23

 

Hee Haw Show

FORT EDWARD Steve “Skeeter” Morse will present a Hee Haw Variety Show at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, May 23, at the Little Theater on the Farm, 27 Plum Road in Fort Edward. Favorites, from Minnie Pearl to Buck Owens, will be portrayed. Refreshments and 50/50 raffle, too. Admission: $5. Information: www.littletheater27.com.

 

 

Mothers/Daughters

PITTSTOWN A free Mother and Daughter Banquet will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 23, at the Pittstown United Methodist Church Hall. Bring a covered dish to share and celebrate moms and daughters (dessert and beverages provided). There also will be games, songs and special music. Reservations are requested with Viv at 518-663-8206.

 

Music Concert

FAIR HAVEN Fair Haven Grade School students from grades 5 through 8, along with students from Benson and Orwell, will present a Music Concert at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 23, at the Fair Haven Grade School. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Saturday May 26

 

Rutland Market

RUTLAND The Downtown Rutland Farmers Market will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays from May through Oct. 27, and 3 to 6 p.m. on Tuesdays from June through October, at Depot Park in downtown Rutland. Information: www.vtfarmersmarket.org and on Facebook.

 

Food Pantry

CAMBRIDGE The Cambridge Food Pantry, on the first floor of the handicap accessible church at 41 E. Main Street in Cambridge, will be open from 10 a.m. to noon each Saturday, with few exceptions.

 

Tuesday May 29

 

Outdoor Activities

GLENS FALLS/SARATOGA The Glens Falls-Saratoga Chapter of the Adirondack Mountain Club will offer a walk/hike activity on Tuesday, May 29, and an evening paddle on Thursday, May 31. Information: www.adk-gfs.org.

 

Wednesday May 30

 

Quilling Class

GRANVILLE Pat Oathout will teach Quilling at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 30, at the Pember Library, 33 W. Main Street in Granville. Roll, shape and glue strips of paper into decorative designs. Pre-registration is not required and materials will be provided. Information: 518-642-2525.

 

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.

 

Saturday June 9

 

Flea Market, Crafts

RUTLAND BROC-Community Action in Southwestern Vermont will continue its Fourth Annual Flea Market and Craft Fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, June 9 and 10, in the President’s Building at the Vermont State Fairgrounds in Rutland. This event will continue from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 4 through 7, and July 21 and 22. Inside and outside vendor space, to donate items for the sale: Donna Stearns at 802-773-9480, or 802-353-5204.

 

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.

 

Wednesday July 4

 

Flea Market, Crafts

RUTLAND BROC-Community Action in Southwestern Vermont will continue its Fourth Annual Flea Market and Craft Fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, July 4 to 7, in the President’s Building at the Vermont State Fairgrounds in Rutland. This event will continue from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on July 21 and 22. Inside and outside vendor space, to donate items for the sale: Donna Stearns at 802-773-9480, or 802-353-5204.

 

Saturday July 21

 

Flea Market, Crafts

RUTLAND BROC-Community Action in Southwestern Vermont will conclude its Fourth Annual Flea Market and Craft Fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, July 21 and 22, in the President’s Building at the Vermont State Fairgrounds in Rutland. Inside and outside vendor space, to donate items for the sale: Donna Stearns at 802-773-9480, or 802-353-5204.

 

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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.

 

Farmers’ Market

GREENWICH The Greenwich Farmers’ Market at 70 Main Street will be open from 3 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 2. Naturally grown vegetables, eggs, pastured pork and beef, prepared foods, baked goods and more will be offered. Information: 518-944-7149. (updated 4-18-12)

 

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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