Community Calendar 5/24/12

 

Thursday May 24

 

Watercolor Class

SARATOGA SPRINGS Susan Wiley will lead a Watercolor Critique Class from noon to 3 p.m. on Thursday, May 24, at Saratoga Arts, 320 Broadway in Saratoga Springs. Cost: $40; $30 members. Information/registration: 518-584-4132, or email ttobias@saratoga-arts.org. Also, ask about Saratoga Arts’ ongoing open studio sessions and its summer camp programs that begin in June.

 

Chicken and Biscuit

GRANVILLE A family-style Chicken and Biscuit Supper will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 24, at the Middle Granville Presbyterian Church on Route 22A. Eat in or take out. Cost: $$8 adults; $4 ages 5 to 12; free 4 and younger. Tickets will be sold at the door and gift certificates also will be available.

 

Memorials

GREENWICH VFW Post 7291 will host a Memorial Dedication Ceremony at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 24, in the park across from the Bottskill Baptist Church, corner of Church and Salem streets (Route 29) in Greenwich. Memorials then will be held two cemeteries, and at Veterans Park, Corliss Avenue and Main Street. Everyone will be welcome.

 

SolarFest

MANCHESTER The Northshire Bookstore in Manchester will host an “Inside SolarFest” event at 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 24. Explore the making, history and future of Vermont’s own sustainability conference and music festival. Information: 802-362-2200, or www.northshire.com.

 

Comedy Night

FORT ANN The Washington County Friends of Hospice will sponsor its Sixth Annual Comedy Night on Thursday, May 24, at the Country Meadows Golf Club on Route 149 in Fort Ann. A social hour will begin at 6 p.m. with music by the Kangaroosters, followed by a buffet dinner at 6:30 p.m. and comedy hour with Vinny Mark and Friends at 7:30 p.m. Cost: $25. Door prizes and silent auction, too. Information/tickets: Pat Monahan at 792-2973, or Juanita Collins at 639-8822.

 

Drinks, Conversation

DORSET A Green Drinks at The Dorset Inn event will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 24. Enjoy drinks and conversation with environmental enthusiasts on topics such as sustainable agriculture, climate change, local consumption, and more. You’ll find the Dorset Inn at 8 Church Street. Information: www.greendrinks.org.

 

Ontario Invasion

EASTON Michael Russert will present a talk titled, “For the Liberation of Ireland: Last Battle of the Civil War?” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 24, at the Easton Library, 1074 Route 40. The talk will focus on 1866 when Irish Union and Confederate veterans united to invade Ontario, Canada, hoping to seize control of the Canadian government and exchange it for the liberation of Ireland. Free and open to all. Information: 692-2253.

 

Oliver!

DORSET The Dorset Players will stage the award-winning musical, “Oliver!” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, May 24 to 26, and 2 p.m. Sunday, May 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 25

 

Fly Fishing

MANCHESTER Orvis is accepting registrations for free Fly Fishing 101 and 201 Clinics at its 4180 Main Street store in Manchester. Clinic 101 (starting June 2) covers the basics of fly fishing while 201 (starting June 9) offers an opportunity to catch your first fish. Visit www.orvis.com/ff101 to register. Information: Dale Robinson at 802-362-3750.

 

Wrestling Camp

MANCHESTER Burr and Burton Academy in Manchester is accepting registrations for its Summer Wrestling Camp that will run from 8:30 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday, July 30 to Aug. 3. For boys and girls entering grades 3 to 8. Online registration: http://bbacamps.ticketjunior.com.

 

Banquet

SCHUYLERVILLE Advance reservations are required for the Schuylerville Community Theater group’s annual Banquet that will be held on Sunday, June 3, at the Kitchen at the Dove Gate Inn on Broad Street in Schuylerville. A cocktail hour will begin at 4 p.m., with dinner at 5:15 p.m. Cost: $22. A brief business meeting will follow dinner, along with presentation of the SCT Twig Awards. Information/reservations: See Anna Welfley or call 695-5480.

 

Seniors Trip

GRANVILLE AREA The Recycled Teenagers group is accepting reservations for a senior citizens trip to Chicopee, Mass., on Wednesday, July 11. Cost: $79. The bus will pick up passengers at the South Hartford Congregational Church, routes 40 and 196. Information//reservations: Dot Barber at 632-5210.

 

Music Week

MANCHESTER The Manchester Music Festival is accepting registrations for a Music Discovery Week for ages 6 to 14 that will run Monday through Friday, July 9 to 13, at the First Congregational Church and the MMF’s Festival House in Manchester. Cost: $25. Information/registration: 802-362-1956, or www.mmfvt.org.

 

NYC Trip

WILTON The Pennies for Peyton Relay for Life Team is accepting reservations for a Bus Trip to New York City on Saturday, June 2. Spend the day on your own in the city. Cost: $43, with proceeds benefiting the American Cancer Society Relay for Life. The bus will pick up passengers at the Wilton Mall. Information/reservations: Rose Bain at 669-3402, or email krbain@roadrunner.com.

 

Writing Course

SHUSHAN The Georgi on the Battenkill in Shushan is accepting registrations for “Nature’s Kaleidoscope: Expressing Yourself through Word and Art,” a writing and illustrating course for ages 12 to 16 that will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday, June 25 to 29. Cost: $75; scholarships available. Information/registration: Irene Baldwin at 518-854-3773, or email info@thegeorgi.com.

 

Golf Tournament

QUEENSBURY Friday, May 25, is the deadline to register for the SUNY Adirondack Foundation’s 2012 Lyman A. “Teen” Beeman, Jr., Golf Tournament that will be held on Thursday, May 31, at the Hiland Golf Club, Haviland Road in Queensbury. Registration will begin at 11:30 a.m., with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Cost: $150 per player or $600 per foursome. Information/registration: 743-2243, or www.sunyacc.edu/beemangolf.

 

Golf Tournament

RUPERT Registration is requested by Friday, May 25, for the Rupert Kittay Library’s Seventh Annual Golf Tournament that will begin with a shotgun start at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 9, at the Lake St. Catherine Country Club on Route 30 in Poultney. Cost: $70 per person, including 18 holes of golf, cart, and chicken barbecue. There’ll be hole-in-one prizes, too, including one for $15,000, other prizes, and a teacup auction. Information/registration: 802-394-2444, or 394-2467 (leave your name, phone number), email rkkittay@myfairpoint.net, or visit www.rupertkittaylibrary.org.

 

Lawn Sale

WHITEHALL The Skene Manor Memorial Day Lawn Sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, May 25 and 26 (no early birds). Donations for this sale will be welcome (no large appliances); call Sally Raino at 499-2998. You’ll find Skene Manor at 8 Potter’s Terrace in Whitehall.

 

Blood Drive

ARLINGTON The Arlington Memorial High School National Honor Society and the American Red Cross will hold a Blood Drive from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, May 25, in the school’s gymnasium. Information/appointments: Gayna Cross at 802-375-2589, Ext. 143, or email crossg@bvsu.org.

 

Homebuyer Class

BENNINGTON A Homebuyer Education Workshop will be offered from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, May 25, at the Vermont Department of Health, 324 Main Street, Suite 2, in Bennington. Cost: $60, including lunch. Registration is required at 438-2303, Ext. 210.

 

Parade

GREENWICH VFW Post 7291 invites everyone to march in the annual Memorial Day Parade on Friday, May 25. Participants will assemble at 5 p.m. in the vicinity of Mill Hollow in Greenwich and floats will be welcome. The parade will step of at 6 p.m. following a brief ceremony over the Battenkill River and will end at the VFW on Abeel Avenue. Transportation will be provided for those unable to walk. To register to march, call Ron Thomas at 692-2753, Tim Taylor at 692-7804, or George Perkins at 692-2367.

 

Evening of Broadway

MANCHESTER The Parent Assn. will host “An Evening of Broadway” event on Friday, May 25, at Burr and Burton Academy in Manchester. Featured will be an open bar, hors d’oeuvres, student art display, live music, live auction, and a buffet by the Perfect Wife Restaurant. Raffle for a weekend getaway to New York City, too (tickets $30 each, two for $50). Information/reservations: Shannon O’Leary at 802-549-8281, or email soleary@burrburton.org.

 

Free Concert

LAKE GEORGE A free Party in the Park Concert will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 25, at Shephard Park in Lake George Village. Information: 668-5771, or www.improverecords.com.

 

Authors Visit

MANCHESTER Author Tim Weiner will present his book, “Enemies: A History of the FBI,” at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 25, and John Fox will discuss his book, “The Ball,” at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 26, both at the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester. Information: 802-362-2200, or www.northshire.com.

 

Oliver!

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

 

Contra Dance

TINMOUTH A Contra Dance will be held from 8 to 11 p.m. on Friday, May 25, at the Tinmouth Community Center on Route 140. Cost: $9; $7 teens; free age 12 and younger. Wear clean, non-marring shoes. Refreshments will be available and everyone will be welcome (you don’t need to bring a partner). Information: 235-2718, or www.Tinmouthvt.org.

 

Saturday May 26

 

Chittenden Hike

RUTLAND The Green Mountain Club will offer a moderate, seven-mile Hike to Boiling Spring in Chittenden on Saturday, May 26. Follow old roads to this site where water bubbles up through the ground. Meet at 9 a.m. at Main Street Park, near the east end of the fire station off Center Street in Rutland City. Information: Barb and Barry Griffith at 492-3573.

 

Plant/Bake/Book Sale

SALEM The Friends of the Salem Bancroft Public Library will hold a Memorial Day Weekend Plant, Food and Book Sale beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 26, at the library, 181 S. Main Street, Route 22.

 

Plant Sale, Barbecue

SALEM The Salem Fire Dept. will hold a Plant and Bake Sale and a Chicken Barbecue on Saturday, May 26.  At the firehouse, the plant and bake sale will start at 9 a.m. and there’ll be hot dogs and hamburgers. And at noon at Proudfit Hall, there’ll be a takeout-only chicken barbecue ($9). Tickets are available at the Main Street Diner, Salem Hardware, A&J Agway, from Salem Fire Dept. members, and at 518-321-9430. To donate baked goods for this sale, call Jenny Wever at 518-854-7692.

 

Tag Sale

HOOSICK FALLS HAYC3 will host the annual Village-Wide Tag Sale on Saturday, May 26, in and around the village of Hoosick Falls. A free map of registered sale locations will be available at an information tent in Wood Memorial Park from 9 a.m. to noon on May 26. Information: 518-686-9050.

 

Plant Sale

PERU The Peru Church will hold a Plant Sale from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 26. Local perennials and annuals will be available for purchase, along with coffee and doughnuts. And, master gardener Natalee Everett will be on hand to advise and consult. Information: Pastor Margaret at 379-1438.

 

Plant Sale

RUPERT The Rupert Kittay Library Plant Sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 26, at the library, 2827 Route 153 in Rupert. Annuals, perennials, herbs and vegetables will be offered, along with hanging baskets. And, master gardener John Margravite will be on hand to answer your questions. Also, donations of perennials for this sale will be appreciated (if you need pots, call Ellie Wetterauw at 394-2404). Information: 802-394-2444, or visit www.rupertkittaylibrary.org.

 

Plants, Baked Goods

ARLINGTON The Arlington Garden Club will hold its annual Plant and Baked Goods Sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 26, at the Community House on Main Street, Route 7A, in Arlington. A variety of perennials grown at club members’ homes will be available, along with specially selected plants from a local nursery. Some herbs and vegetable plants, too. Information: Jeri Schoof at 440-8158.

 

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.

 

Market, Bake Sale

FAIR HAVEN A Flea Market and Bake Sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 26, at the Loft 89 Teen Center, 89 Main Street in Fair Haven. New and used items will be offered along with home-baked goods. Also, space is available at $10 each; bring your own table. Donations of items for the sale will be appreciated and proceeds will benefit the Teen Center. Information: Desiree Boucher at 802-278-8221, or email loft89center@gmail.com.

 

Bazaar/Auction

EAST DORSET The East Dorset Congregational Church will hold a Springing into Summer Bazaar/Benefit and Silent Auction from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 26 (rain or shine). Quality crafts and antiques will be offered on the church lawn, just off Route 7, across from the Jiffy Mart (no tag sale items). Information/vendor space ($15 each): 802-362-2682, or 802-293-5793.

 

Ugandan Fundraiser

HOOSICK FALLS The Hoosick Falls Community Alliance Church at 484 Hill Road will host a Ugandan Water Project Day to raise funds to provide safe water for a Ugandan village from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 26. Featured will be a bouncy house, face painting, music, free ice cream sundaes (beginning 2 p.m.), hot dogs, chili, baked goods, challenge games, and tag sale tables. Tug of war, too, at $25 per team; register at 518-686-3269.

 

Book Sale

FAIR HAVEN A Spring Fling Book Sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 26, at the Fair Haven Free Library. Along with a variety of books, there’ll be audiobooks, puzzles, movies, and more. Featured will be a $2 bag sale at 3 p.m. Information: 265-8011.

 

Sportsmen’s Flea Mkt.

CAMBRIDGE The Owlkill Rod and Gun Club will hold its 2012 Sportsmen’s Flea Market from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 26, at its clubhouse and grounds just off Route 22, about four miles south of Cambridge Village. Sell your excess hunting, fishing, trapping and outdoor recreational items, with no fee for vending space (bring your own chairs/table) or admission. Refreshments will be available for purchase. Donations will be appreciated to benefit the 4-H Shooting Sports Program. Information: John Sheaff at 518-677-5562.

 

Historical Sites Open

SCHUYLERVILLE/VICTORY Schuyler House, located on Route 4 at the southern end of Schuylerville Village, will open for the season from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 26. And, the Saratoga Monument on Route 338, Burgoyne Road in Victory Village, will open from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Monday, May 28. Both sites then will be open Wednesday through Sunday in the summer at the above time. Information: 518-664-9821, Ext. 1777, or www.nps.gov/sara.

 

Service at Library

VALLEY FALLS A Memorial Day Service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 26, at the Valley Falls Free Library, 42 State Street. There’ll be limited seating and space on the lawn, and light refreshments will be served. Free and open to all. Also, the “Memories of War” exhibit will be open at the Valley Falls Community Hall following the service. Information: Lynn Keyes at 753-4389, or Janet Weber at 753-6131.

 

Natural History Walks

STILLWATER Leisurely, Guided Natural History Walks will be offered from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 26 and June 2, at the Saratoga National Historical Park Battlefield, routes 4 and 32 in Stillwater. Free. Information: 518-664-9821, Ext. 1777, or www.nps.gov/sara.

 

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.

 

Open House

RUTLAND A free Open House will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 26, at 224 Stratton Road in Rutland. Dr. Sharrie Hanley, a neurotherapist, will provide information on neurofeedback, audio-visual entrainment, a bio-acoustical utilization device, and more. Try biofeedback, too. Food, drawings, prizes and giveaways. Information: 802-236-7378, or www.drsharrie.com.

 

Basket Party

FAIR HAVEN The Fair Haven Historical Society invites everyone to a Basket Party from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 26, in Fair Haven Park.

 

Antiques Show

QUEENSBURY A Memorial Day Antiques Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 26, and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 27, at the Glenwood Manor & More in Queensbury. Information: 518-798-4747.

 

Open Studios

VERMONT Vermont Open Studio Weekend will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, May 26 and 27. Art studios throughout the state will be open to the public, offering art and craft demonstrations, gallery talks, and more. A tour guide, with a list of participating studios, is available at Vermont information centers and at individual studios. Participating local studios include the Otherweis Limited Studio, 188 Main Street in Poultney, Peter Huntoon in Middletown Springs, and Rising Meadow Pottery of Middletown Springs. Studios in Pawlet, Dorset, Manchester, Fair Haven and Castleton also are participating, along with the Chaffee Art Center, 16 S. Main Street in Rutland. Information: Vermont Crafts Council at 802-223-3380, or www.vermontcrafts.com.

 

Free Concert

SALEM The Summer Sounds of Salem concert series will present Phil Hoyt with original and traditional country music from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 26, on the green next to the train depot, Main Street/Route 22, in Salem. Free and open to all.

 

Open House

SALEM An Art Party and Open House for a solo show of work by David O’Keefe will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 26, at the North Main Gallery, 196 N. Main Street, Route 22, in Salem. This show will run through June 16. Information: 518-854-3406.

 

Art Party

SALEM The North Main Gallery at 196 N. Main Street, Route 22, in Salem will host an Art Party Open House for an exhibition of new paintings and drawings by Dave O’Keefe from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 26. This exhibition will run through June 16. Information: 518-854-3406.

 

Beach, Music Fest

GREENWICH The Battenkill Conservancy will host the Second Annual Battenkill Runs Through It Beach and Music Festival from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 26, at the Greenwich Town Beach. Featured will be a Memorial Day ceremony; live music; river-related demonstrations, including fly casting; canoe and kayak rides; raffles for valuable prizes; and the presentation of the Community Citizen Award. Admission: $12 adults, $8 youths, $35 family of four (two adults/two youths), free age 5 and younger, including a picnic plate of locally procured foods. Information/advance tickets: 518-677-2545, or email bc@battenkillconservancy.org.

 

Dragon Book Making

SCHAGHTICOKE A Dragon Books activity for age 8 and older will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 26, at the Diver Memorial Library, 136 Main Street in Schaghticoke. Drop by between 1 and 4 p.m. and make a dragon book using origami folds and glue, a book that fits into the palm of your hand and unfolds for decoration, writing in, and coloring. Information: 753-4344.

 

Avenue Q!

SARATOGA SPRINGS The Local Actors Guild of Saratoga will stage “Avenue Q!” at 2 and 8 p.m. on Saturday, May 26 and June 2, and 2 p.m. Sunday, May 27 and June 3, at the Arts Center, 320 Broadway in Saratoga Springs. Cost: $20. Information/tickets: 518-393-3496.

 

Barbecue

EAGLE BRIDGE The Eagle Bridge Methodist Church on Route 67 invites everyone to a Barbecue at 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 26. Takeouts will be available. Cost: $10. Reservations are recommended at 518-686-9845, or 518-677-3945.

 

Comedy Show

RUTLAND The Paramount Theatre on Center Street in Rutland will present “Whose Live Anyway, a live improvisational comedy show, at 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 26. Cost: $39.50 to $54.50, plus tax. Information/tickets: 802-775-0903, or www.ParamountLive.org.

 

Author Visits

MANCHESTER Anthropologist and author John Fox will present “The Ball,” a book about “Why do we play ball?” at 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 26, at the Northshire Bookstore. Free and open to all. Information: 802-362-2200, or www.northshire.com.

 

Ballet Recital

GLENS FALLS The Glens Falls Ballet will present a Recital on Saturday, May 26, at the Charles R. Wood Theater in Glens Falls. Time/cost: 518-874-0800, or www.woodtheater.org.

 

Sunday May 27

 

Pancake Breakfast

SALEM The Salem Fish and Game Club on Route 29 invites everyone to a Holiday Weekend Pancake Breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, May 27. Tickets will be sold at the door. Information: Bill at 677-3384, or Kevin at 222-3448.

 

Prayers for Farms

WELLS St. Paul’s Episcopal Church invites everyone to the green in Wells at 9 a.m. on Sunday, May 27, to offer Prayers for the Farms and farm families of the Wells area, and the farmers of Vermont, around the country and world. A service will follow in the church and then a coffee hour will be held.

 

Bennington Mayfest

BENNINGTON The 27th Annual Mayfest Arts and Craft Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 26, in downtown Bennington. More than 130 vendors, including the Walloomsac Farmers’ Market, ethnic foods, live music, children’s activities, contests, games, and more will be featured. Free admission and parking. Information: 802-442-5758.

 

Basket Party

WELLS The Section Eight Ryders will hold a Basket Party Fundraiser for Donald Barrett on Sunday, May 27, at the Modern Woodmen of America Hall off Route 30 in Wells. Doors will open at 2 p.m., with drawings at 4 p.m. Proceeds will help Donald with his medical bills. Information/to donate a basket: Jan at 518-345-5078.

 

Stratton Concert

STRATTON MOUNTAIN A Concert for Vermont to benefit the Stratton Foundation will be presented on Sunday, May 27, at the Stratton Mountain Golf Course. The gate will open at 2:30 p.m., with the concert, featuring six artists, at 4 p.m. (bring a lawn chair). There also will be a barbecue and cash bar. Cost: $15. Information/tickets: 802-297-2096, or www.strattonfoundation.org (tickets also will be sold at the door).

 

Sultry Vocals

BRANDON “Swinging, sultry vocals” by Sharon Jones will be performed at 7 p.m. on Sunday, May 27, 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 28

 

Memorials, Parade

WHITEHALL American Legion Post 83 will hold Memorial Day Services on Monday, May 28, beginning with an outdoor Catholic Mass at 8 a.m. at Our Lady of Angels Cemetery in Whitehall. A brief memorial service will follow the Mass (in case of rain, services will be held inside Our Lady of Hope Church). The Memorial Day Parade will step off at 10 a.m. from the American Legion Hall, with John Putorti as grand marshall (rain or shine), followed by ceremonies at Veterans Memorial Riverside Park at about 11 a.m. Vehicles are needed for the parade; call Jim Lafayette at 499-1150, or the Legion Post at 499-2482.

 

Parade

ARGYLE The Argyle Memorial Day Parade will line up at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, May 28, at the north side of the bridge on Route 197 for a 10 a.m. march along routes 197 and 40 to the American Legion Hall where a memorial service will be held. Information: Gary Gilchrist at 638-8603.

 

Parade, Memorials

SALEM/SHUSHAN The Salem Memorial Day Parade will step off at 10 a.m. on Monday, May 28. Marchers will line up at 9:30 a.m. at the courthouse. Services will be held at the courthouse, at the White Creek bridge on Archibald Street, and at the Revolutionary War, Evergreen and Catholic cemeteries. The American Legion also will hold a 9 a.m. service at the park in Shushan.

 

Parade

GRANVILLE Granville’s annual Memorial Day Parade will kick off at 10 a.m. in front of Holbrook’s Nursing Home and move down North Street before turning onto Main Street. The parade will feature marchers from the Granville Little League, the Granville High School Band, the American Legion and VFW, fire trucks, antique cars and more.

Prior to the parade, there will be a series of ceremonies at the Elmwood Cemetery on Depot Road in North Granville, beginning at 9 a.m.

 

 

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.

 

Caregiving Tips

BENNINGTON The Families Living Together group will meet at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, May 29, at the Bennington Project Independence Adult Day Service, in the Richard A. Sleeman building, 614 Harwood Hill in Bennington. Information will be shared to make caring for a loved one easier and this group meets on the last Tuesday each month. Free and open to all. Information: 802-442-8136, or www.bpiads.org.

 

Board Games

SCHAGHTICOKE Board Games will be played from 1 to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, May 29, at the Diver Memorial Library, 136 Main Street in Schaghticoke. Scrabble, Pears and Pairs, Monopoly and others will be enjoyed. Bring a friend. Information: 753-4344.

 

Author Visits

MANCHESTER Author Geraldine Brooks will present her book, “Caleb’s Crossing,” a bestselling “tale of passion and belief, magic and adventure” at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 29, at the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester. Information: 802-362-2200.

 

Wednesday May 30

 

Health Clinics

RUTLAND AREA The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice will offer Blood Pressure and Foot Care Clinics as follows: 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 30, Godnick Adult Center, Rutland, and 12:30 p.m. Thursday, May 31, Community Center, North Clarendon. Cost: $2 blood pressure; $5 foot care. Information: 802-775-0568.

 

Driving Course

HOOSICK FALLS The Northeast New York Safety and Health Council will offer a Pre-Licensing Course at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 30, at the Hoosick Falls Health Center, 21 Danforth Street. A valid state of New York driver’s permit is required to take this course. Cost: $40. Information/registration: Marla Nowak at 518-686-4854.

 

The Smurfs

SCHAGHTICOKE Kids’ Movie Night, featuring “The Smurfs,” will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 30, at the Diver Memorial Library, 136 Main Street in Schaghticoke. Information: 753-4344.

 

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.

 

Artist Reception

SARATOGA SPRINGS An Opening Reception for a photography exhibit by Christopher Duggan titled, “Christopher Duggan at Inside/Out: In Celebration of Jacob’s Pillow’s 80th Season,” will be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 30, at the National Museum of Dance, 99 S. Broadway in Saratoga Springs. Wine and light hors d’oeuvres will be served at this event that’s free and open to all. Reservations are requested at 518-584-2225, Ext. 3009, or email sue@dancemuseum.org.

 

Lyme Disease Talk

CASTLETON The Castleton Free Library on Route 4A will host a public health nurse and a state of Vermont entomologist with an informational talk on deer ticks and Lyme disease. Bring your concerns and questions. Refreshments will be served and everyone will be welcome at this free event. Information: Meg or Jan at 468-5574.

 

Gospel Jam

FORT EDWARD The Bluebillies will host a Gospel Jam at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 30, at the Little Theater on the Farm, 27 Plum Road in Fort Edward. Pickers and listeners will be welcome at this free event (donations appreciated) where there also will be refreshments and a raffle. Information: Mel at 518-632-5026.

 

Thursday May 31

 

Elvis Festival

LAKE GEORGE The Lake George.com Elvis Festival will be held Thursday through Sunday, May 31 to June 3, at the Lake George Forum. Information/times: 518-681-7452, or www.lakegeorgeelvisfest.com.

 

Art Opening

BATTENVILLE An opening reception for Greenwich High School’s Annual Art Exhibit will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 31, at Gallery 668, 668 Cambridge-Battenville Road in Battenville. Free and open to all. This exhibit will run through June 5.

 

Tech Networking

RUTLAND The Rutland Economic Development Corp. and the Community College of Vermont will host a “Tech@Rutland Meet-up” networking event from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 31, at Café Terra in downtown Rutland. Information: Andrew Stickney at email Andrew@vermonttechnologies.com, Jamie Stewart at jstewart@rutlandeconomy.com, or Facebook at www.facebook.com/techatvt.

 

Computer Workshop

SCHAGHTICOKE A Computer Workshop, “Staying Connected: Email, Facebook, and Photo Sharing,” will be presented from 6 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 31, at the Diver Memorial Library, 136 Main Street in Schaghticoke. Information: 753-4344.

 

Storytelling

FAIR HAVEN The Traveling Storyteller will present “The Elves and the Shoemaker” at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 31, in the Hyde Room at the Fair Haven Free Library. Free and open to all. Information: 265-8011.

 

Friday June 1

 

CCC Open House

SALEM The Salem Courthouse Community Center will hold an Open House in celebration of its 10th anniversary from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, June 1. Explore this historic facility and learn about the many opportunities it offers. Guided tours will be available at 10 and 11 a.m. and 1 and 2 p.m., and board members and volunteers will be on hand to answer questions and provide assistance.

 

Thrift Shop Open

ARGYLE The Argyle Methodist Church Thrift Shop will be open from 2 to 5 p.m. on Friday, June 1, and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 2. This shop will be open on the first Friday each month and every Saturday.

 

Tow Trucks

LAKE GEORGE The ESTRA Tow Truck Convention will be held from noon to 5 p.m. on Friday, June 1, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 2, and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, June 3, at the Fort William Henry Resort in Lake George Village. Information: www.estranys.com.

 

Charity Art Show

HUDSON FALLS The nonprofit Washington County Community Action Angels will hold its first “Charity Art Show: A Hunger for Art” from 5 to 9 p.m. on Friday, June 1, at the Old Courthouse in Hudson Falls. Works of art donated by local students will be offered and proceeds will support local families in need. Sponsorships are available by calling the Washington County Economic Opportunity Council at 518-746-2390, or 518-605-1858.

 

Balloon Festival

CAMBRIDGE The 12th Annual Cambridge Valley Balloon Festival will be held Friday through Sunday, June 1 to 3, in the village of Cambridge. The 40-piece Washington County Band will perform at the opening ceremonies at 6 p.m. Friday at the Cambridge Central School. Robert Wuagneaux will perform in concert at 7:30 p.m. at the Cambridge Guest Home on S. Park Street, prior to fireworks, and a pizza concession and glow items will be sold at the First Baptist Church. Festival information: www.cambridgenychamber.com. Sponsorships/to volunteer: Cambridge Valley Chamber of Commerce at 518-677-0887, or email cambridgechamber@gmail.com.

 

Art Reception

CAMBRIDGE An opening reception for “Glass and Paper: Landscapes and History Books” by Cheryl Gutmaker and Cecily Callahan-Spaulding will be held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday, June 1, at the Valley Artisans Market’s Small Gallery, 25 E. Main Street, Route 372, in Cambridge. Information: 518-677-2765.

 

Relay for Life

QUEENSBURY A Relay for Life will be held from 6 p.m. on Friday, June 1, to 6 a.m. Saturday, June 2, at the high school track in Queensbury. Information: 518-792-5377, or www.relayforlife.org/queensburyNY.

 

St. Paul Portrayal

SCHUYLERVILLE Notre Dame-Visitation Church at 18 Pearl Street in Schuylerville will host a program titled, “A Visit with St. Paul,” at 7 p.m. on Friday, June 1. Glenn Smith of Albany will portray St. Paul, detailing this saint’s captivity and days as a missionary. A free-will offering will be accepted to support mission work in China. Refreshments will follow and everyone will be welcome.

 

Coupon Club

SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville Public Library at 52 Ferry Street invites all coupon lovers to join its free Coupon Club. Meetings will be held at 7 p.m. on the first Friday each month when coupons will be swapped and tips shared. Also, bring any coupons that you cannot use. Information: Amanda at 695-6641, or email afiandaca @sals.edu.

 

First Fridays

GRANVILLE The First Fridays Series will continue from 7 to 9 p.m. on June 1 at the Pember Library, 33 W. Main Street, and the Slate Valley Museum, 17 Water Street, both in Granville. Free and open to all. Information: Pember at 518-642-2525; Museum at 642-1417.

 

Saturday June 2

 

Crafts, Carnival

CAMBRIDGE The Cambridge Parent Teacher Partnership will host the 12th Annual Craft Fair and Carnival during the 12th Annual Cambridge Valley Balloon Festival on Saturday and Sunday, June 2 and 3, in Cambridge. Information/space for vendors of fine arts and crafts: Dawn Case at 518-677-3959.

 

Driving Course

HOOSICK FALLS The Northeast New York Safety and Health Council will offer a Defensive Driving Course at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 2, at the Hoosick Falls Health Center, 21 Danforth Street. Ask about saving on your car insurance and taking points off your driver’s license. Information/registration: Marla Nowak at 518-686-4854.

 

Trails Day

RUTLAND The Green Mountain Club will participate in National Trails Maintenance Day on Saturday, June 2, in Killington. Meet at 9 a.m. at Main Street Park, near the east end of the fire station off Center Street, in Rutland City. Bring work gloves, lunch and bug spray, and wear sturdy shoes. Tools will be provided. Information: Heby Ogden at 293-2510, or Wayne Krevetski at 282-2237.

 

5K Run/Walk

MANCHESTER The Pursuit of Wellness 5K Run/Walk will be held at 9 a.m. on Saturday, June 2, beginning and ending at Riley Rink at Hunter Park in Manchester. Registration fee: $25 age 15 and older, $15 ages 7 to 14, free age 6 and younger, with proceeds benefiting pancreatic cancer research. Pre-registration is encouraged at http://sites.google.com/site/thepursuitwellness, or email thepursuitwellness@gmail.com.

 

Bake Sale

GRANVILLE The Granville Democratic Committee will hold a Bake Sale at 9 a.m. on Saturday, June 2, in front of Scottie’s on Main Street in Granville. Donations for the sale may be dropped off that morning, or call 642-8086 on Friday, June 1, for your donation to be picked up. Proceeds will benefit the Committee’s awards to the most improved students in the government class at Granville High School.

 

Lawn, Garage Sale

VALLEY FALLS The Valley Falls Free Library will host the Valley Falls Villagewide Lawn and Garage Sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 2. Included will be a treasures and trash sale on the library lawn where food will be available. Food also will be available at the United Methodist Church. Library information: 518-753-4230.

 

Poultney Yard Sale

POULTNEY The 2012 Annual Townwide Yard Sales will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 2 and Oct. 13, in Poultney (rain or shine). Vendor space ($20 June 2 only; $30 June 2 and Oct. 13): Mary Lee Harris at 802-287-4114, or visit her at Stitchy Women, 144 Main Street in Poultney.

 

Spring Fair

LAKE GEORGE St. James Episcopal Church in Lake George Village will hold its Spring Fair from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, June 2 and 3. Information: 518-668-2001.

 

Personalities Talk

WHITEHALL Teacher and evangelist Jacqueline Gordon will present “How to be a soul winner” and “Do you know you? The differences in personalities” from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 2. You’ll find this event at the Baptist Church on Williams Street in Whitehall. Everyone will be welcome.

 

World of Weeds Talk

MANCHESTER Educator Carol Berry will speak on “The Wonderful World of Weeds” and lead a trail walk from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, June 2, at Hildene in Manchester. Meet at the Beckwith Room for a brief history of herbalism and foraging. Bring a camera, magnifying glass, pen and identification guides if you have them. Cost: $5; free members. Pre-registration is recommended with Stephanie at 802-367-7960, or email Stephanie@hildene.org.

 

Pillow Making

GREENWICH Elizabeth Cockey will lead a Botanical Pillow Project from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 2, at Gallery 668, 668 Cambridge-Battenkill Road in Greenwich. Learn how to print from real plants and/or flowers to create a beautiful stuffed pillow. Cost: $85. Information/registration: Email veroniquechopin@gmail.com.

 

Open House

CAMBRIDGE The New Skete Monastic Communities at 250 New Skete Lane in Cambridge will hold an Open House from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 2. Featured will be a cheesecake bakery tour at 1 p.m., puppy socialization demo at 1:30 p.m., dog training demo at 2:30 p.m., parishioners bake sale, and gift shops. A taste of Cambridge at 5 p.m., too. Information: 518-677-3928, Ext. 303, or www.newskete.org.

 

Free Concert

SALEM The Summer Sounds of Salem concert series will present Bernice Lewis, an internationally known folk singer/songwriter, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 2, on the green next to the train depot, Main Street/Route 22, in Salem. Free and open to all.

 

Canoe/Kayak Race

QUEENSBURY The Feeder Canal Alliance’s five-mile Canoe/Kayak Race and Recreational Paddle will be held at noon on Saturday, June 2, from the Feeder Dam in Queensbury. Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m. and the race/paddle at noon, ending at the Martindale Boat Basin in Hudson Falls. Cost: $20 solo, $25 tandem, with special consideration for groups such as Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, and youth/family groups (groups should call ahead to 518-792-5363, or email info@feedercanal.org.

 

Scything Demo, Stories

STILLWATER An 18th century Scything Demonstration will be held from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 2, at Saratoga National Historical Park in Stillwater. Park rangers also will tell stories about farming and food harvesting in the late 1700s. Rain date: June 3. Information: 518-664-9821, Ext. 1777, or www.nps.gov/sara.

 

Rodeo at Fair

SCHAGHTICOKE The Painted Pony Rodeo competition will be held on Saturday, June 2, at the Schaghticoke Fair. Gates will open at 3 p.m. for the rodeo where the Rensselaer County Dairy Princess will give away coloring books for children and award prizes to the rodeo’s youngest participants. Raffle tickets will be sold, too. Donations or loans of memorabilia will be appreciated covering the Civil War through today to be used in a display honoring Rensselaer County veterans. Monetary donations also will be accepted to improve the Veterans Hall at the fairgrounds. Information: Jody at 518-663-8156, or Kim at 663-9970.

 

Chicken Barbecue

BACON HILL The handicap-accessible Bacon Hill Reformed Church invites everyone to a Chicken Barbecue on Saturday, June 2. Seating will be at 4:30 and 5:30 p.m. and takeouts will be available. Cost: $9.50 adults; $5 younger than 12. Information/reservations: Jane Schwerd at 584-8147.

 

Car Rally

GRANVILLE The 2012 Penrhyn Engine Co. Car Rally will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, June 2, at the Middle Granville Carnival Grounds, 1394 Route 24 (rain date 3 to 6 p.m. June 3). Cars, motorcycles, tractors and other vehicles will be welcome. There will also be a competition for model cars. Food, prizes, a 50/50 raffle, and live music by DJ Crystal, too. Admission: $3; free age 5 and younger. Vehicle entry fee: $10.

 

Art Reception

SARATOGA SPRINGS An opening reception for an exhibition titled, “Dreamscape,” will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, July 2, at Saratoga Arts, 320 Broadway in Saratoga Springs. There’ll be a discussion with the artists beginning at 5 p.m. The exhibition will run through July 28. Information: www.saratoga-arts.org.

 

Fly Fishing Film

MANCHESTER Orvis invites everyone to a screening of the 2012 Fly Fishing Film Tour video at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 2, at the Southern Vermont Arts Center off West Road in Manchester (doors open at 5:30 p.m.). Featured will be the Missouri River in Craig, Montana. Demo fly rods will be available to cast and participants will be entered to win a Helios fly rod ($795 value) and other prizes. Cost: $15 online, $12 at the Orvis store, with proceeds benefiting the local cancer nonprofit organization, the AKP Foundation. Information: www.thef3t.com.

 

Talent Show

SALEM The annual Old Courthouse Talent Show to benefit the Salem Courthouse Community Center will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 2, at the Fort Salem Theater. This will be a family entertainment event featuring singers, dancers and comedians, with emcee Dan Garfinkel. Cost: $10 adults; $5 students younger than 18. Information/reservations: 518-854-7053.

 

Sunday June 3

 

Kids Fun Run

SARATOGA SPRINGS The Cantina Restaurant and the Saratoga Hospital Foundation will host the Fifth Annual Cantina Kids Fun Run to benefit Saratoga Hospital’s Pediatric Emergency Services unit on Sunday, June 3. Registration for ages 12 and younger will begin at 8 a.m. and the run at 9 a.m. at 430 Broadway in Saratoga Springs. STAR 101.3 will provide music and medals will be given to all of the children. Bounce house and goodies, too. Cost: $15 (parents running with children also must pay and register). Information/pre-registration: 583-8779, or www.saratogahospitalfoundation.org.

 

Breakfast Buffet

CAMBRIDGE An all-you-can-eat Breakfast Buffet will be served from 8 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, June 3, at American Legion Post 634, 210 Route 22 in Cambridge. This breakfast is served on the first Sunday each month, with few exceptions, and everyone will be welcome.

 

Car Show

SCHUYLERVILLE The General Schuyler Emergency Squad will hold its First Annual Car Show at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 3, at its new building, 902 Route 29 East in Schuylerville. Show car entry fee, $10, with registration at 9 a.m. Admission: Free for spectators. Refreshments will be available and there’ll be goody bags, door prizes and raffles. Information: George Garney at 518-796-7051.

 

Chicken Barbecue

GREENWICH Ashlar Masonic Lodge on Route 40 North in Greenwich invites everyone to a Chicken Barbecue from 11:30 a.m. until sold out on Sunday, June 3. Cost: $10 per takeout dinner. This barbecue will be held each Sunday through Aug. 19, with few exceptions.

 

Memorial Service

LAKE GEORGE The Prospect Mountain POW/MIA Memorial Service will be held at 1 p.m. on Sunday, June 3, at Prospect Mountain in Lake George. Information: 518-504-4202.

 

Cello Concert

CAMBRIDGE A Cello Seminar Concert will be presented at 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 3, at Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Admission: Pay what you will. Information: www.musicfromsalem.com.

 

Grilled Cheese Eating

SCHAGHTICOKE Hender’Son’s Bar and Grill in Schaghticoke will host its annual Grilled Cheese Eating Contest on Sunday, June 3. Register at 2:30 p.m. for the 3 p.m. contest. No professional eaters will be allowed.

 

Vocalist Performs

BRANDON Celebrated vocalist Judi Silvano will perform in concert at 7 p.m. on Sunday, June 3, 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 June 4

 

Legion Bingo

CAMBRIDGE American Legion Post 634 at 2106 Route 22 in Cambridge will host Monday Bingo at 7 p.m. on June 4. This bingo is held each Monday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-677-8069.

 

Chorus Practice

RUTLAND The Rutland Curbstone Chorus will meet for practice at 7 p.m. on Monday, June 4, at Rutland High School. All males with an interest in barbershop singing are encouraged to join this fun group. Information: 802-273-2911.

 

Salon Concerts

BRANDON Mezzo-soprano Jennifer Beattie and pianist Donna Loewy will present a Salon Concert at 7 p.m. on Monday, June 4, at Brandon Music, 62 Country Club Road in Brandon. And at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 5, the JACK Quartet will perform a salon concert. Cost: $15, with proceeds benefiting the Compass Music and Arts Center. Information/tickets: 802-465-4071, or email info@brandom-music.net.

 

Tuesday June 5

 

Americade

LAKE GEORGE The 30th Americade Motorcycle Touring Rally will be held Tuesday through Saturday, June 5 to 9, in Lake George. Information: 518-798-7888, or www.americade.com.

 

Doula Night

SARATOGA SPRINGS A free Meet the Doula Night will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, June 5, at One Big Roof (above the Putnam Market), 433 Broadway, Suite 302, in Saratoga Springs. Learn how a doula can help during pregnancy, birth and postpartum. Information: Katie Cartwright at 265-5925, Amanda Mody at 577-1222, or www.doulanetwork.org.

 

Bingo

QUEENSBURY The Queensbury VFW at 32 Luzerne Road, across from the West Glens Falls Fire Department, will host Bingo at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 5. Cards go on sale at 5:30 p.m. and home-cooked meals and more will be available. Featured will be $1,000, $750, and $500 jackpots. This bingo is held each Tuesday, and the first Saturday each month, with few exceptions, and everyone will be welcome.

 

Poultney Legion

POULTNEY Meetings will be held at American Legion Post 39, 689 Granville Street in Poultney, as follows: Ladies Auxiliary, 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 5; Sons of the American Legion, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 7; and regular Legion meeting, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 14. Information: 802-287-5229.

 

Free Concert

CASTLETON The Castleton Summer Concert Series will present the Jonathan Newell Band at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 5, at the Old Chapel Green on the Castleton State College Campus off or Route 4A. Free and open to all.

 

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, June 5. Bring your guitar or just come and listen. No cover charge. Guitar night is held each Tuesday, with few exceptions.

 

Wednesday June 6

 

Birds Talk

GRANVILLE Randy Schmidt will speak on “Enjoying the Birds in Your Garden Even More” during the 10:30 a.m. meeting of the Slate Valley Garden Club at the Slate Valley Masonic Center on Route 24 in Middle Granville on Wednesday, June 6. Randy is owner of the Vermont Bird Place in Manchester. Information: Robyn Lipschutz at 642-2629.

 

Potluck Picnic

WEST HAVEN The West Haven Historical Society invites everyone to a Potluck Picnic at noon on Wednesday, June 6, at the school museum in West Haven. Come share great food, stories and memories. Society memberships and donations will be appreciated. Information: Harold at 265-3675, or Tad at 265-2177.

 

Farmers’ Market

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

 

Dinner, Concert

FORT EDWARD A Bluebillies Fever Goin’ Round event will be held on Wednesday, June 6, at the Little Theater on the Farm, 27 Plum Road in Fort Edward. Included will be a barbecue dinner from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., followed by a Bluebillies concert at 7 p.m. Cost: $18; $5 concert only. There’ll be a 50/50 raffle, too, and reservations are required for the barbecue with Linda at 518-747-3421.

 

Seabee Installation

HUDSON FALLS The Adirondack Island X-14 of the Seabee Veterans of America will hold an Officers Installation Barbecue at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, June 6, at the American Legion Hall on Pearl Street in Hudson Falls. Everyone who served with a Seabee unit will be welcome, along with significant others. Free. Information: Nick at 518-642-0506, or email seabeenick@verizon.net.

 

Recital at FHUHS

FAIR HAVEN A Piano and Guitar Recital will be presented at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 6, at Fair Haven Union High School. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Auditions

HUDSON FALLS The Hudson River Shakespeare Company will hold Auditions for its July 13 to 15 production of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 6, at the Hudson Falls United Methodist Church. Information: 518-747-4418, or email hrsc1999@aol.com.

 

Model Railroaders

GLENS FALLS The Upstate Model Railroaders will hold a free Open House from 7 to 10 p.m. on Wednesday, June 13, 20 and 27 at 190 Glen Street in Glens Falls. Information: www.upstatemodelrailroaders.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.

 

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

 

Viola Concert

CAMBRIDGE A Viola Seminar Concert will be presented at 7 p.m. on Sunday, June 10, at Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Admission: Pay what you will. Information: www.musicfromsalem.com.

 

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

 

Chicken Barbecue

GREENWICH Ashlar Masonic Lodge on Route 40 North in Greenwich invites everyone to a Chicken Barbecue from 11:30 a.m. until sold out on Sunday, June 17. Cost: $10 per takeout dinner. This barbecue will be held each Sunday through Aug. 19, with few exceptions.

 

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.

 

Monday June 18

 

Legion Bingo

CAMBRIDGE American Legion Post 634 at 2106 Route 22 in Cambridge will host Monday Bingo at 7 p.m. on June 18. This bingo is held each Monday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-677-8069.

 

Tuesday June 19

 

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, June 19. 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, June 19. Bring your guitar or just come and listen. No cover charge. Guitar night is held each Tuesday, with few exceptions.

 

Wednesday June 20

 

Farmers’ Market

GREENWICH The Greenwich Farmers’ Market will be open from 3 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, June 20, at 70 Main Street. Naturally grown vegetables, eggs, pastured pork and beef, prepared foods, baked goods, and more will be offered each Wednesday. Information: 518-944-7149.

 

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.

 

Saturday October 13

 

Poultney Yard Sale

POULTNEY The second of two 2012 Annual Townwide Yard Sales will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13, in Poultney (rain or shine). Vendor space ($20 each): Mary Lee Harris at 802-287-4114, or visit her at Stitchy Women, 144 Main Street in Poultney.

 

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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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If the month of June is any indicator, it appears that the Whitehall Recreation Center is in store for a […]

Officials advocate for lower speed limits

By Dan King Currently, in Whitehall any road that does not have a marked speed limit maintains the state limit […]

Scribner named code enforcement officer

By Dan King After weeks of speculation about the position of code enforcement officer in Whitehall, the expected letter of […]

Postal Service to Huletts Landing office hours

By Dan King In the fall of 2012 the United States Postal Service began a two-year nationwide process of notifying […]

Dresden to host townwide sale

The Town of Dresden will be hosting its first-ever town-wide yard sale this weekend. The inaugural yard sale will take […]