Community Calendar 6/7/12

 

Thursday June 7

 

Watercolors Class

MANCHESTER A “Watercolors: Beyond the Basics” class will be offered from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Thursdays, June 7 through 28, at Equinox Village. Information: 802-362-4061, or www.equinoxvillage.com.

 

Book Sale

HUDSON FALLS The Hudson Falls Free Library at 220 Main Street will hold its annual Summer Book Sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 7, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday the 8th, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 9. Offered will be hardcover and paperback books, and audio and video recordings in various formats. Information: 518-747-6406, or email mgandron@sals.edu.

 

Thrift Shop

FORT ANN The United Protestant Church of Fort Ann will open its Thrift Shop at 5 Ann Street, across from Cumberland Farms, from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursdays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. Offered will be clothing, household items, and more. Information: Jackie White at 518-932-4559.

 

Legion Auxiliary

FAIR HAVEN American Legion Auxiliary Unit 49 will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 7, at American Legion Post 49, 72 S. Main St. in Fair Haven. This auxiliary meets on the first Thursday each month. Information: 802-265-7983.

 

Free Concert

GRANVILLE The 2012 Summer Concert Series will present the 10-piece, classic R&B horn band, Satin & Steel, from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, June 7, at Veterans Park on Quaker Street in Granville. Free and open to all; bring a lawn chair.

 

Music, Film

SARATOGA SPRINGS Saratoga Arts and the Saratoga Film Forum will present four nights of Live Music and Film at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Sunday, June 7 to 10, at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center in Saratoga Springs. Information/tickets: www.Saratoga-Arts.org.

 

Friday June 8

 

Mass. Trip

RUTLAND The nonprofit Crown Point Road Assn. is accepting reservations for a Bus Trip to Historic Deerfield, a museum of history, art and architecture in western Massachusetts, that will be held on Saturday, June 30. Pickups will be made at 8 a.m. in Rutland and 9:05 a.m. in Springfield. Cost: $36; $70 per couple. Reservations (deadline June 19): Mail check payable to C.P.R.A. to Jim Rowe, 7926 Main Road, Huntington, Vt. 05462.  Information: Tom Hughes at 802-388-2967.

 

Golf Tournament

POULTNEY Registrations are being accepted for the 10th Annual Jim Thieser Memorial Rotary Golf Tournament that will be held on Saturday, June 16, at the Lake St. Catherine Country Club on Route 30 in Poultney. This will be a four-person scramble with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start. Cost: $300 per team, including lunch. The top three teams will receive $500, $300 and $200 respectively. Information/registration: Shirley Thieser at 802-287-9549, or email sthieser@hotmail.com.

 

Pa. Trip

WEST HOOSICK The West Hoosick Baptist Church is accepting reservations for a Bus Trip to Lancaster, Pa., Thursday through Saturday, Aug. 9 to 11. The cost of the trip includes all transportation, admissions, two dinners and breakfasts, and lodging. Pick up will be at the Grand Union in Hoosick Falls. Reservations/cost: Nancy Duket at 518-686-7369 days, 686-5445 evenings.

 

Theater Camp

DORSET The Dorset Theatre Festival is accepting registrations for “The Play’s the Thing,” its Summer Theater Camp for ages 7 to 14, that will run for two weeks, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, beginning on July 9. Cost: $300. Information/registration: 802-867-2223, or www.dorsettheatrefestival.org.

 

Garage Sale

GRANGERVILLE A Spring Garage Sale to benefit painting at the Old Saratoga Reformed Church in Schuylerville will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, June 8 and 9, at the home of Ruth Hayes, 247 Hayes Road in Grangerville. Offered will be household goods, some clothing, games, books and furniture. Everyone will be welcome.

 

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.

 

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 June 8. 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.

 

Auction Benefit

WELLS An Auction to benefit the Delaney Project Lakeside Community Recreation Center off North Street in Wells will be held at 6 p.m. on Friday, June 8, at the Modern Woodmen of America Annex Building off Route 30 in Wells. Doors will open at 4 p.m. for a preview of auction items, including a 12-foot aluminum row boat, a six-foot chain-saw-carved bear, a fancy wine cabinet, new Hess trucks in boxes, a Dayton water pump, a two-drawer filing cabinet with key, and much more. Proceeds will be used to purchase an aluminum dock, picnic tables, and barbecue grills for the lakeside area. Cash or check will be accepted, refreshments will be available, and chairs will be provided. Information/to donate cash or items: Felix Reed at 802-645-0829.

 

Pember Dinner

GRANVILLE Everyone is invited to the Pember Library and Museum’s annual Benefit Dinner at 6 p.m. on Friday, June 8, at the Lake St. Catherine Country Club on Route 30 in Poultney. Live music, dancing and a silent auction will complement a great dinner. Cost: $40; $75 per couple. Reservations are requested at 518-642-1515, or email pember@roadrunner.com.

 

Friday Bingo

WHITEHALL Elks Lodge 1491 at 5 Elks Way in Whitehall will host Friday Night Bingo at 7 p.m. on June 8. Featured will be a $500 jackpot special. This bingo is held each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-1491.

 

Saturday June 9

 

Pancake Breakfast

WEST FORT ANN Everyone is invited to an all-you-can-eat Americade Pancake/French Toast Breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 9, at the West Fort Ann Firehouse on Joe Green Road. Cost: $6; free age 11 and younger.

 

Church Breakfasts

GRANVILLE The ladies of the South Granville Congregational Church will meet for breakfast at 8 a.m. on Saturday, June 9, at AJ’s Restaurant in Granville. Ordering will be off the menu. And from 8 to 9 a.m. that day, the men will gather for breakfast at the church. The men should make a reservation with Joan at 642-9510.

 

Pancake Breakfast

WEST RUTLAND The Order of the Eastern Star, Free and Accepted Masons, invites everyone to a Pancake Breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 9, at 63 Franklin Street in West Rutland. Cost: $7; less for age 9 and younger.

 

Tailgate Sale

GREENWICH The Washington County Fair’s Poultry Dept. will hold a Tailgate Sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 9, rain or shine, at the Washington County Fairgrounds in Greenwich. Buyers and sellers will sell or trade small farm animals, supplies and light equipment. Crafts and plants will be offered, too. Vendors are still being sought, at a cost of $15 per space. Reservations: Roger Rode at 518-638-0150, or Robert Bentley at 518-222-6443.

 

Car Show

MANCHESTER The Manchester and the Mountains Regional Chamber of Commerce will present the 26th Manchester Antique and Classic Car Show/The Land Rover Experience, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 9, and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, June 10, at the Dorr Farm off Route 30 in Manchester. BMW and Buick will be featured this year, along with 59 other car classes, and there’ll be food, music and giveaways. Admission: $10; free age 11 and younger. There also will be an early bird flea market from noon to 6 p.m. Friday. Information: 802-362-6313, or www.manchestercarshow.com.

 

Softball

GLENS FALLS/QUEENSBURY The NYSPHSAA Softball Tournament will be held at 9 a.m. on Saturday, June 9, at Morse Field, Sherman Avenue in Glens Falls, and in Queensbury. Information: 518-441-7287, or www.nysphsaa.org.

 

Bake Sale

GRANVILLE The Granville Democratic Committee will hold a Bake Sale at 9 a.m. on Saturday, June 9, 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 8, 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.

 

Farmers’ Market

RUTLAND The Downtown Rutland Farmers Market will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays through Oct. 27, and 3 to 6 p.m. on Tuesdays from June through October, at Depot Park, next to Walmart in downtown Rutland. Information: Greg Cox at 802-683-5791, or www.vtfarmersmarket.org.

 

Plant, Bake Sale

HUBBARDTON Center Grange 290 will hold a Plant and Bake Sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 9, at the Hubbardton Town Garage. Annuals, perennials, houseplants and home-baked goods will be offered and everyone will be welcome.

 

Clothing/Bake Sale

WEST HEBRON The United Methodist Church on Route 30 in West Hebron will hold its annual Summer Clothing and Bake Sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 9. Clothing for the whole family, including designer labels, tag sale items, books, homemade pies, cakes, breads and cookies, and more will be offered. Information/to donate items for the sale: Peg Underwood at 518-854-7537.

 

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.

 

Food Pantry

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

 

Bake/Rummage Sale

WELLS St. Paul’s Episcopal Church near the green in Wells will hold a Bake and Rummage Sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 9. Information: Joyce Rogers at 802-287-0077.

 

Spinning Guild

SCHUYLERVILLE The Southern Adirondack Spinning Guild will meet from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 9, 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.

 

Free Concert

SALEM The Summer Sounds of Salem concert series will present Cradle Switch from Cambridge, featuring “folk and bluegrass with a homegrown flair,” from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 9, on the green next to the train depot, Main Street/Route 22, in Salem. Free and open to all.

 

Basket Party

WHITEHALL The Class of 2015 at Whitehall High School will host a Basket Party from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 9, inside the gymnasium at Whitehall High School. There will be more than 130 baskets and a number of door prizes. Proceeds will benefit the Class of 2015.

 

Free Park Admission

ORWELL As part of Vermont Days Weekend, admission to the Mount Independence State Historic Site, 497 Mount Independence Road in Orwell, will be free on Saturday and Sunday, June 9 and 10. At 1 p.m. on June 9, historian Bill Powers will share his research on a mysterious stone on the Mount. And at 1 p.m. on June 10, Castleton State College professor Helen Mango is tentatively scheduled to lead a geology walk (rain or shine). Information: 802-948-2000.

 

Park Activities

HUBBARDTON As part of Vermont Days Weekend, site interpreter Carl Fuller will lead a guided tour around the Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site, 5696 Monument Hill Road, at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 9. And at 1 p.m. Sunday the 10th, reenactor Mike Barbieri will speak on the Battle of Hubbardton, and new research and interpretations of same. Information: 802-273-2282, or www.HistoricVermont.org/Hubbardton.

 

Strawberry Social

SCHAGHTICOKE The Arvilla E. Diver Memorial Library invites everyone to a Strawberry Social from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 9, on the lawn at the Schaghticoke Fire Dept., 31 School Street. Come meet the dairy princess, enjoy strawberry shortcake and face painting, live music, and a book sale. Proceeds will benefit the Diver Library.

 

Violin Concert

MANCHESTER Lauren Cauley of Manchester will perform a Violin Concert, featuring works by Mozart, Grieg and Sarasate, at 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 9, at the First Congregational Church in Manchester. Accompanying Lauren will be Manchester Music Festival young artist Noah Lindquist. Admission: Free, donations appreciated to benefit the Michael Rudiakov Music Academy Scholarship Fund. Information: Manchester Music Festival at 802-362-1956, or www.mmfvt.org.

 

Chicken Barbecue

GRANVILLE The Knights of Columbus organization invites everyone to its annual Chicken Barbecue at 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 9, at the K of C Hall on Potter Avenue in Granville. Eat in or take out. Cost: $9.

 

Spaghetti Dinner

COSSAYUNA The Cossayuna Lake Assn. invites everyone to a Spaghetti Dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 9, at the Lake Association’s building in Cossayuna. Cost: $8 adults; $5 children. Information/tickets: 692-8376.

 

Annual Meeting

EASTON The Easton Rural Cemetery Assn. will hold its Annual Meeting at 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 9, at the South Friends Meeting House on Meeting House Road, Barkers Grove, in Easton. All trustees and lot owners are encouraged to attend.

 

Short Films

SALEM The Salem Courthouse Community Center will host the premiere of five Short Films written and produced by Salem High School Film Club members at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 9. A dessert auction will follow the screenings, with proceeds benefiting the Lunch, Learn and Play program. The Center is handicap accessible and everyone will be welcome.

 

Hikers’ Ball

QUEENSBURY The Black Fly Affair/A Hikers’ Ball will be held on Saturday, June 9, at the Hiland Park Country Club in Queensbury. Information: 518-668-4447, or www.adk.org.

 

Staged Radio

HUDSON FALLS The Hudson River Shakespeare Company and the Adirondack Players will stage “On Most of These Same Stations, Staged Radio,” an evening of authentic radio plays, at 8 p.m. on Saturday, June 9, at the Hudson River Music Hall, 10 Maple Street in Hudson Falls. Cost: $5. Refreshments will be available. Also, an abbreviated version of this show will be presented at 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 10, at the Hudson Falls Public Library. Information: 747-4418, email hrsc1999@aol.com, or www.hudsonrivershakespeare.org.

 

Sunday June 10

 

Restaurant Week

LAKE GEORGE Lake George Region Restaurant Week will be held at various eating establishments Sunday through Saturday, June 10 to 16. Information: 518-668-5755, or www.lakegeorgechamber.com.

 

Triathlon

SCHUYLERVILLE The Third Annual Hudson Crossiing Triathlon will be held from 8 to 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 10, at Lock 5, off Route 4 in Schuylerville. Information: www.hudsoncrossingtri.com. To volunteer to help with this event, call Chris Bowcutt at 518-290-0457, or email cbow142@yahoo.com.

 

Buffet Breakfast

FAIR HAVEN American Legion Post 49 at 72 S. Main St. in Fair Haven invites everyone to an all-you-can-eat Breakfast Buffet from 8 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, June 10. 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.

 

Sunday 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 Sunday, June 10. Cost: $6 adults; $3 children. This breakfast will be served on the second Sunday each month, with few exceptions, and everyone will be welcome.

 

River Cleanup

CAMBRIDGE The Battenkill Conservancy will hold a Spring River Cleanup on Sunday, June 10. Volunteers will meet at 10 a.m. at Battenkill Valley Outdoors, 1414 Route 313 in Cambridge. Canoes will be provided and each group will be assigned a stretch of the Battenkill River to clean. You are asked to call Lisa or Don at Battenkill Valley Outdoors in advance at 518-677-3311.

 

Breakfast Benefit

GREENWICH The Greenwich Knights of Columbus will serve a Kidney for Casey Benefit Pancake/French Toast Breakfast from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, June 10, at St. Joseph’s Parish Hall on Hill Street in Greenwich. Cost: Free-will offering, with proceeds going toward five-year-old Casey’s kidney transplant expenses.

 

Art Unveiling

RUTLAND The heARTs of Rutland, a community street-art project, will unveil 30, four-foot fiberglass hearts painted by local artists at noon on Sunday, June 10, in front of the courthouse on Merchants Row in downtown Rutland. Following the unveiling, the hearts will be displayed in Rutland and around the region until heARTs’ Nov. 2 auction. Auction proceeds will benefit Rutland Region disaster victims and children’s art education. Information/sponsorships/to volunteer: 802-775-8836, or 802-773-0672.

 

Fiddling Session

SCHUYLERVILLE The Adirondack Fiddlers will host an “Old Tyme Fiddling” session from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday, June 10, at the American Legion Hall on Clancy Street in Schuylerville. All fiddlers and the public will be welcome. Information: 518-274-6817.

 

Comic Opera

SARATOGA SPRINGS The Hubbard Hall Opera Theater will stage Mozart’s “Abduction from the Seraglio,” a “comic tale of capture, rescue and love,” at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 10, at the Caffe Lena Theater in Saratoga Springs. Cost: $10 at the door, free with Arts Pass. Advance tickets: 518-580-8010, or www.saratogaartsfest.org.

 

Local Author

GRANVILLE Author and Pawlet farm owner Tim Bryant will read from and sign copies of his book, “A Father’s Gift,” at 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 10, at the Pember Library, 33 W. Main Street in Granville. This book covers the period when the family farm was the economic center of Vermont and Tim will discuss how the writing of it has given him insight into being a father himself. Information: 518-642-2525.

 

Chamber Music

SARATOGA SPRINGS The Saratoga Chamber Players will end its 25th anniversary season with a performance at 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 10, in the Zankel Music Center on the Skidmore College campus in Saratoga Springs. Cost: $18 adults; $15 senior citizens; $12 students; free children accompanied by an adult; free holders of Saratoga ArtsFest pass. Information/advance tickets: 518-584-1427.

 

Chorus Performs

GRANVILLE The Granville Area Chorus will perform in concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 10, at the United Church of Granville (formerly Peniel Presbyterian Church) on Quaker Street. Selections from Haydn’s “Creation,” along with contemporary and traditional hymns and spirituals, will be featured. Free admission/a free-will offering will be accepted. Following the concert there’ll be a reception in the church hall and everyone will be welcome.

 

ATV Club Meets

WEST RUTLAND The Birdseye Mountain ATV Club will meet at 4 pm. on Sunday, June 10, at the BMAC Trailhead on West Road in West Rutland. Bring a non-perishable food item for the West Rutland Food Shelf.

 

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.

 

Brandon Concert

BRANDON New York City-based guitarist Michael-Louis Smith will perform in concert at 7 p.m. on Sunday, June 10, at Brandon Music, 62 Country Club Road. Concert cost: $15 in advance, $18 at the door. Concert/dinner cost: $25. Information/tickets: 802-465-4071, or email info@brandon-music.net.

 

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.
Monday June 11

 

Paper Chase

MANCHESTER The Garden Club of Manchester is accepting reservations for a Paper Chase event that will be held on Wednesday, June 13. Participants will meet at the Southern Vermont Arts Center off West Road in Manchester for directions and clues to identify selected plants from five private gardens, returning to the Center at 12:30 for an elegant box lunch. Cost: $40. Information/reservations: Christina Nichols at 802-867-2511.

 

Library Benefit

HOOSICK FALLS The Friends of the Cheney Library group invites everyone to a “Dine Out to Help Out” event from 5 to 8 p.m. on Monday, June 11, at the Falls Diner, 22 River Road in Hoosick Falls. A portion of the proceeds will help expand the library’s programs and services. There’ll be a 50/50 raffle and book basket raffles, too.

 

Granville Bands

GRANVILLE The Granville High School bands will perform a free concert at 7 p.m. on Monday, June 11, in the school’s auditorium on Quaker Street. Also featured will be a slide show of events throughout the school year, including a tribute to the seniors, recognition and awards. Information: Crystal Everdyke at 642-1051.

 

War Documentary

GREENWICH The prize-winning documentary, “Why We Fight,” will be screened at 7 p.m. on Monday, June 11, at the Greenwich Library on Main Street. This film reveals “how political and corporate interests have become alarmingly entangled in the business of war.” Free and open to all. Information: 692-8242.

 

Tuesday June 12

 

Seniors’ Potluck

PAWLET The Haystack Hustler Seniors group will meet for a Potluck Lunch at noon on Tuesday, June 12, at the Pawlet Church. A schedule of summer activities will be prepared, attendees are asked to bring a tidbit for the program if they have one, items will be collected for the Pawlet Food Pantry, and there’ll be a 50/50 raffle. Information: Phyllis Mason at 325-3196.

 

Bird Eggs, Nests

GRANVILLE A Bird Eggs and Nests after-school program will be offered from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 12, at the Pember Museum, 33 W. Main Street in Granville. Free for children of all ages. Information: 518-642-1515.

 

Prezi Class

SARATOGA SPRINGS Saratoga Arts at 320 Broadway in Saratoga Springs will offer class on “Using Prezi to Create Unique and Visually Appealing Slide Presentations” from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, June 12. Bring your laptop. Information/registration: 518-854-4132, or www.saratoga-arts.org.

Auditions

DORSET The Dorset Players will hold Auditions for “The Great American Trailer Park Musical” at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 12, in the basement of the United Church on Church Street in Dorset. You are asked to arrive at 6:45 p.m. to complete an application and hear a brief description of the show. Callbacks will be Wednesday, June 13. If you are unable to attend both days, or for more information, call the Dorset Players’ office at 802-867-5570, or Mona Wightman at 802-867-4104.

 

Free Concert

CASTLETON The Castleton Summer Concert Series will present the Celtic band, Gypsy Reel, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 12, at the Old Chapel Green on the Castleton State College Campus off or Route 4A (rain site, Casella Theater, adjacent to green). Free and open to all. Information: 802-273-2911.

 

Wednesday June 13

 

Story Time

VALLEY FALLS Story Time with Nancy Backstrom will be offered at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, June 13, at the Valley Falls Free Library, 42 State Street. In addition to stories, Nancy will lead children in a craft activity.

This will be the last story time until the fall. Information: 518-753-4230.

 

Castleton Women

CASTLETON The GFWC Castleton Woman’s Club will hold its Annual Picnic at noon on Wednesday, June 13, at the Castleton Community Center. This will be the final meeting of the club year, the picnic will be held inside the Center if it rains, and members are encouraged to bring guests. Information: Linda at 273-2086.

 

Garden Club

SCHUYLERVILLE Stacy Simmons of Brookside Nursery in Ballston Spa will give a presentation on roses and landscaping at the Schuylerville Garden Club’s meeting at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, June 13 at the United Methodist Church, 51 Church Street in Schuylerville. The public or anyone wishing to join the club is welcome to attend. Information: Patricia Frazier, 518-306-6845.

 

Bicycle Tours

STILLWATER Five-mile, ranger-guided Bicycle Tours will be offered from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesdays, June 13 and 27, July 11 and 25, and Aug. 1, 15 and 29, at Saratoga National Historical Park, routes 4 and 32 in Stillwater. Free and open to all. Information: 518-664-9821, Ext. 1777, or www.nps.gov/sara.

 

Dems Meet

GRANVILLE The Granville Democratic Committee will meet at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 13, at the Village of Granville Meeting Room, 51 Quaker Street, across from the Stewart’s Shop. All Granville registered Democrats, especially those newly registered, are encouraged to attend. Information: Nicholas Silitch at 642-8086.

 

Himalayas Talk

RUTLAND Sienna Craig, a Dartmouth anthropologist, will speak on “Horses Like Lightning: A Story of Passage through the Himalayas” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 13, at the Rutland Free Library, 10 Court Street. This program recounts Sienna’s years living in the remote Himalayan kingdom of Mustang, Nepal. Free and open to all. Information: Library at 802-773-1860, or Vermont Humanities Council at 802-262-2626.

 

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.

 

Thursday June 14

 

Watercolors, Tai Chi

MANCHESTER A “Watercolors: Beyond the Basics” class will be offered from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 14, at Equinox Village, 49 Maple Street in Manchester. Information/registration: Kylee at 802-362-4061, or http://tonyconner.com/classes-workshops/. Also, ask about Tai Chi for Seniors classes with Rich Marantz that are held at 10 a.m. on Thursdays. Information: Rich at 802-645-1960, or email rich@greenmountaintaichi.com.

 

Historic Residence

CASTLETON The Higley House at 407 Main Street, Route 4A, in Castleton will be open on Thursdays from 2 to 4 p.m., June 14 through Oct. 4. This is a lovely historic residence that also features a collection of antique carriages and tools.

 

Lyme Disease Talk

MANCHESTER Dr. Ronald Stram will present a free talk on “Lyme Disease: Deciphering Fact from Fiction and Improving Outcomes with a Whole System Approach” at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 14, in the Meeting Room at the Mark Skinner Library, 48 West Road in Manchester. Get the facts on prevention, diagnosis, treatment and advocacy. Reservations are requested with the Stram Center for Integrative Medicine at 802-445-3152.

 

Firemen’s Carnival

GRANVILLE The Granville Hook & Ladder Fire Co. invites everyone to the Firemen’s Carnival from 6 to 11 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, June 14 to 16, at the carnival grounds on E. Potter Avenue in Granville. Featured will be live entertainment and midway attractions each day, and a parade at 5 p.m. and fireworks at 10:30 p.m. Saturday only.

 

Animal Care Talk

HEBRON The Hebron Preservation Society will host  a program by North Country Wild Care at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 14, at the East Hebron Presbyterian Church, 6559 Route 22 in Hebron. The nonprofit NCWC oversees the rehabilitation of sick, injured and orphaned wild animals in 11 North Country counties. Free admission/donations encouraged. A short business meeting will precede the program at 6:30 p.m. Information: 518-642-3465.

 

Free Concert

GRANVILLE The 2012 Summer Concert Series will present the Blue and Gold Night, student musicians from Granville Central School, from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, June 14, at Veterans Park on Quaker Street in Granville. Free and open to all; bring a lawn chair.

 

Farmer Group

GREENWICH The second Beginning Farmer Learning Group meeting will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 14, at 99 Route 52 in Greenwich. Chris Lincoln and Tamara Van Ryn will discuss the direct marketing channels they’ve used to sell their produce, those that worked and those that didn’t. Free. Registration is requested with Gale Kohler at 765-3500, or email gek4@cornell.edu. Information: Steve Hadcock at 518-380-1497, email seh11@cornell.edu.

 

Friday June 15

 

Book Sale

GLENS FALLS The Friends of the Crandall Library will hold a Book Sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, June 15, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday the 16th, and 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 17, at the library in Glens Falls. Information: 518-792-6508, Ext. 226, or www.crandalllibrary.org.

 

Rummage Sale

GRANVILLE Sylvan Star/Skenesborough Chapter 122 will hold a Rummage Sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, June 15, 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.

 

Parade/Awards/Music

GREENWICH The Greenwich Chamber of Commerce will host the 20th Annual Whipple City Festival Friday through Sunday, June 15 to 17, in Greenwich. “Sunday Comics Parade” marchers will line up at 5:30 p.m. on Friday in the Greenwich Kmart parking lot and step off at 6 p.m. Following the parade, award-winning artwork by syndicated artist John McPherson will be presented to the top three contingents or floats at the gazebo in Mowry Park. John will sign copies of his “Close to Home” books, too. Country music will follow by the Dry Town Drifters with Aaron Hahn and friends. Information: Greater Greenwich Chamber of Commerce at 518-692-7979, or www.greenwichchamber.org.

 

Exhibit, Activities

SARATOGA SPRINGS The National Museum of Dance at 99 S. Broadway in Saratoga Springs will host an opening for its exhibit, “Tails and Terpsichore,” at 6 p.m. on Friday, June 15. This interactive event will feature a talking and singing 30-year-old yellow nape Amazon parrot, information from Dr. Joy Lucas of the Upstate Animal Medical Center, a dancing white barn owl with wildlife rehabilitator/educator Trish Marki, skilled Chihuahuas, and Sara Ellis with products for walking, eating, sleeping and having fun with your pets. Free and open to all. Information: 518-584-2225, or dancemuseum.org.

 

Saturday June 16

 

Bass Fishing Season

NEW YORK STATE Bass Fishing Season will open on Saturday, June 16, throughout the state of New York. Information: 518-897-1200, or www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/9219.html.

 

Bass Tournament

VICTORY The Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club will host a Bass Fishing Tournament on Saturday, June 16. Fish at Fish Creek from the 9P bridge to the last barrier before the Hudson River. Cost: $15 entry fee, with 100 percent payback. Weigh in by 2 p.m. at the club (Route 32, south of Victory Village) where a fish fry will be held after the weigh-in, along with hot dogs, hamburgers, and more. Information/registration: Art Thivierge at 695-9407, or Mike Jennings at 695-3747.

 

Softball Tourney

QUEENSBURY The Girls 12 and under and 14 and under Softball Tourney will be held on Saturday and Sunday, June 16 and 17, at the Adirondack Sports Complex in Queensbury. Free. Information: 518-743-1086, or www.adksc.com.

 

Greenwich Festival

GREENWICH The 20th Annual Whipple City Festival, sponsored by the Greenwich Chamber of Commerce, will continue on Saturday and Sunday, June 16 and 17. Featured will be a country craft fair, a family carnival, events, games, animal exhibitors, pony rides, horse and wagon rides, a 5K run (8:30 a.m. Saturday at Greenwich Middle School; register at 7:30 a.m., $25), a 1K fun run after the 5K (age 11 and younger, free/donations appreciated), live music, and great food choices for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Information: 518-692-7979, or www.greenwichchamber.org.

 

Car Show/Flea Market

SCHAGHTICOKE The annual Car, Truck and Motorcycle Show will be held on Saturday, June, 16, at the Schaghticoke Fairgrounds, routes 40 and 67. Gates will open at 8 a.m. for flea market vendor registration ($10) and 10 a.m. for vehicle registration ($10). This family event also will feature food, music, games, a bounce house, and displays. Spectator admission: $2; free age 13 and younger. Car show information: Pete at 518-522-5925. Other information: Mary at 518-753-4411, Ext. 13, or www.schaghticokefair.org.

 

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, June 16. The pantry is open on the third Saturday each month. Information: 753-6984.

 

Lawn Sale

GLENS FALLS An All-American Lawn Sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 16, at the Senior Citizens Center in Glens Falls. Information: 518-793-2189.

 

Boater Safety

COSSAYUNA The Cossayuna Lake Assn. will offer a Boaters’ Safety Course from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 16, at the Lake Association’s building. Reservations are requested at 692-8376.

 

Horse Show

GREENWICH The 2012 Old Timer’s Horse Show will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 16, at the Washington County Fairgrounds (rain or shine). Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. for participants age 18 and older and out of high school. Cost: $5 per class, $10 stall rental, with proceeds benefiting the Washington County 4-H Horse Program. Class list/rules/entry forms: 518-746-2560, or www.washington@cornell.edu.

 

Rabies Clinic

ARGYLE Washington County Public Health will hold a free Rabies Clinic from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 16, at the Argyle Town Garage on Route 40. All dogs, cats and ferrets should be vaccinated against rabies at three months of age and revaccinated yearly thereafter. Bring proof of prior vaccinations. All pets should be leashed or in a carrier. Information: 518-746-2400.

 

Petapalooza

BALLSTON SPA/GRANVILLE/HOOSICK The Curtis Lumber stores in Ballston Spa, Granville and Hoosick Falls will hold “Petapalooza” events from 10a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 16. Many adoption rates will be lowered for animals from area shelters and rescue groups. Available will be dogs, cats, rabbits, ferrets, birds, horses, and more. Meet veterinarians, groomers, pet sitters, and other pet service providers, too. Information: www.curtislumber.com/petapalooza.

 

Arts Festival

GLENS FALLS The LARAC Arts Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, June 16 and 17, at City Park in Glens Falls. Information: 518-798-1144, Ext. 5, or www.larac.org.

 

Country Faire

GLENS FALLS The Zonta Country Faire will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 16, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday the 17th, at the Glen Street parking lot in Glens Falls. Information: 518-743-1844, or www.zontadistrict2.org/glensfalls.

 

Free Concert

SALEM The Summer Sounds of Salem concert series will present Rich “Rock” Wirsing with classic rock tunes from the 1960s through the ‘80s from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 16, on the green next to the train depot, Main Street/Route 22, in Salem. Free and open to all.

 

Wells Town Picnic

WELLS All Wells residents and donors to the Delaney Farm Project are invited to the First Annual Wells Town Picnic and festivities from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 16 (rain date June 17), at the 12.6 acre lakeside property at the foot of the hill off North Street. Featured will be a cookout lunch for sale (proceeds to benefit development of this site), music, and guided walking tours of the waterfront property and the Delaney forest across the street. Information: Wells town clerk at 802-645-0486.

 

Shakespeare cabaret

POULTNEY Shakespeare on Main Street will present a cabaret fundraiser from 7 to 9 p.m., Saturday, June 16, at Green Mountain College’s Withey Hall. Admission is free. Donations are suggested. For more information, contact Meitrott at 802-282-2581 should you need further information.

 

Genealogy Talk

SCHUYLERVILLE The Heritage Hunters of Saratoga County will meet at 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 16, at the Town of Saratoga Town Hall, corner of routes 4 and 29 in Schuylerville. Lance Ingmire, chairman of the New York Civil War Sesquicentennial Committee, will speak on “How to Research Your Civil War Ancestor” and everyone will be welcome. Information: 587-2978.

 

Showcase at Sembrich

BOLTON LANDING A Young Performers Showcase will be presented at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 16, at The Sembrich in Bolton Landing. Free and open to all. Information: 518-644-2431, or www.thesembrich.org.

 

Chicken Barbecue

SCHAGHTICOKE Victor Lodge of Schaghticoke invites everyone to a takeout-only Chicken Barbecue from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 16, at the lodge on Route 67, across from the Hoosic Valley Central School. Cost: $10. Information/tickets: 753-0406, or see a lodge member.

 

Comic Opera

BENNINGTON The Hubbard Hall Opera Theater will stage Mozart’s “Abduction from the Seraglio,” a “comic tale of capture, rescue and love,” at 8 p.m. on Saturday, June 16, at the Bennington Center for the Arts. Cost: $25 at the door, $20 in advance at 802-442-7158.

 

Sunday June 17

 

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 June 17. Omelets, pancakes and more will be served at $6 per person, $5 senior citizens, and $4 children.

 

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.

 

Battle Talk

HUBBARDTON A Hubbardton resident from 1777 will come back to life to talk with visitors about the Battle of Hubbardton, and then lead a walk to the East Hubbardton Cemetery and back, at 1 p.m. on Sunday, June 17. Meet at the Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site, 5696 Monument Hill Road. This program will be held inside in case of inclement weather. Information: 802-273-2282, or www.HistoricVermont.org/Hubbardton.

 

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

 

Chamber Music

SALEM 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.

 

Brandon Concert

BRANDON Guitarist Gerry Beaudoin will perform a blues and jazz concert at 7 p.m. on Sunday, June 17, 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 18

 

New Exhibit

FORT EDWARD The Washington County Historical Society at 169 Broadway in Fort Edward invites everyone to see its current exhibition, “Hostilities in the Champlain Valley, 1812 to 1814,” running from Monday, June 18, through mid November. Learn about the war often referred to as “America’s Second War of Independence.” Also see a large model of the 17-gun schooner, Ticonderoga, and other memorabilia. Information: 518-747-7901.

 

Potluck Supper

HEBRON Everyone is invited to a Potluck Supper at 6 p.m. on Monday, June 18, 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 June 18. This bingo is held each Monday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-677-8069.

 

Tuesday June 19

 

Vets Information

QUEENSBURY The Disabled American Veterans Mobile Service Office will be at VFW Post 6196, 32 Luzerne Road in Queensbury, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, June 19. Free counseling and claim filing assistance will be offered on a full range of benefits and services for military veterans and retirees. Information: William Gibney at 518-626-5690.

 

Bears of World

GRANVILLE A Bears of the World slide presentation will be offered from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 19, at the Pember Museum, 33 W. Main Street in Granville. A short quiz will follow, along with a button bear craft. Free for children of all ages. Information: 518-642-1515.

 

Jug Band

HARTFORD The Hartford Volunteer Fire Company Auxiliary will present Leroy Troy and the Tennessee Mafia Jug Band from 6 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, June 19, at the Hartford Firehouse. This group regularly performs on RFD-TV’s Marty Stuart Show. Cost: $15, with proceeds benefiting the Hartford VFD. Food and beverages will be available at this family event. Information: 632-5326.

 

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.

 

Free Concert

CASTLETON The Castleton Summer Concert Series will present the Will Patton Ensemble at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 19, at the Old Chapel Green on the Castleton State College Campus off or Route 4A (rain site, Casella Theater, adjacent to green). Gypsy jazz and Brazilian-inspired tunes will be featured. Free and open to all. Information: 802-273-2911.

 

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

 

Tea Tasting, Talk

BOLTON LANDING A Lakeside Tea Tasting and Talk with Michael Harney will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 20, a The Sembrich in Bolton Landing. Information: 518-644-2431, or www.thesembrich.org.

 

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.

 

Cemetery Laws

FAIR HAVEN The Fair Haven Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 20, in the Fair Haven Learning Center at the Fair Haven Grade School. Tom Griffin, president of the Vermont Old Cemetery Assn., will discuss laws pertaining to cemeteries, such as how and when broken or illegible stones can be replaced. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Astronomy Club

SALEM The Salem Astronomy Club will meet at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 20, at the Historic Salem Courthouse. Everyone with “an interest in the evening skies” will be welcome and you don’t need to own a telescope to join this club that meets on the third Wednesday each month, with few exceptions. Information: Courthouse at 854-7053, or email wfrederi@gotsky.com.

 

DTF Play

DORSET The Dorset Theatre Festival will stage David Lindsay Abaire’s “moving, funny and thought-provoking” play, “Good People,” from Wednesday, June 20, through Saturday, July 7, at the Dorset Playhouse. Tickets/times: 802-867-2223, or www.dorsettheatrefestival.org.

 

Thursday June 21

 

Art Walk

GLENS FALLS The Third Thursday Art Walk will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 21, in downtown Glens Falls. Free. Information: www.glensfallsartwalk.com.

 

Gallery Opening

MANCHESTER A Gallery Opening, featuring artwork by Equinox Village residents, will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 21, at The Gallery at Equinox Village, 49 Maple Street in Manchester. This exhibition will run through July 16 and everyone is invited to visit. Information: 802-362-4061, or www.equinoxvillage.com.

 

Thrift Shop

FORT ANN The United Protestant Church of Fort Ann will open its Thrift Shop at 5 Ann Street, across from Cumberland Farms, from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursdays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. Offered will be clothing, household items, and more. Information: Jackie White at 518-932-4559.

 

Free Concert/Ice Cream

FAIR HAVEN The Fair Haven Concerts in the Park will present traditional bluegrass music by Big Spike Bluegrass at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 21, in the Fair Haven town park. There’ll be a 50/50 drawing, multiple door prizes, and concessions by the Lakes Region Police Cadets. Water, hot dogs and popcorn will be available, and free ice cream will be provided on June 21. Information: www.fairhavenvt.org/concerts.

 

Friday June 22

 

Cycling Event

LAKE GEORGE A Centurion Cycling event will be held Friday through Sunday, June 22 to 24, at Beach Road in Lake George Village. Adult and children’s cycling activities will be featured and there’ll be an expo all weekend. Information: 518-668-5755, or www.centurioncycling.com/newyork/.

 

Summerfest

LAKE GEORGE Summerfest will be held from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday through Sunday, June 22 to 24, at Shepard Park in Lake George Village. Free. Information: 518-744-3418.

 

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 June 22. 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.

 

Gallery Opening

SCHUYLERVILLE The Laffer Gallery at 96 Broad Street in Schuylerville will hold a Grand Opening Celebration from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, June 22. Featured will be hors d’oeuvres, live music and fine art. Come meet the artists. Information: 518-695-3181, or www.thelaffergallery.com.

 

Friday Bingo

WHITEHALL Elks Lodge 1491 at 5 Elks Way in Whitehall will host Friday Night Bingo at 7 p.m. on June 22. Featured will be a $500 jackpot special. This bingo is held each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-1491.

 

Saturday June 23

 

Free Fishing

NEW YORK STATE Free Fishing Days will be offered on Saturday and Sunday, June 23 and 24, throughout the state of New York. Information: 518-897-1333, or www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/32368.html.

 

Pull Benefit

GREENWICH A Pulling for Casey Truck and Tractor Pull will begin at 8 a.m. on Saturday, June 23, at the Washington County Fairgrounds on Route 29 in Greenwich. Admission: $6, free age 11 and younger, with proceeds benefiting five-year-old Casey Wolff’s medical expenses for a kidney transplant from his mother. Food vendors will donate proceeds to this cause, too. Also, donations may be made at the Glens Falls National Bank, payable to the Casey Wolff Medical Fund. For information on participating in the pull, call Richard Horton at 518-321-4303. For information on attending the pull, visit www.washingtoncountyfair.com/events.

 

Farmers’ Market

RUTLAND The Downtown Rutland Farmers Market will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays through Oct. 27, and 3 to 6 p.m. on Tuesdays from June through October, at Depot Park, next to Walmart in downtown Rutland. Information: Greg Cox at 802-683-5791, or www.vtfarmersmarket.org.

 

Food Pantry

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

 

Free Concert

SALEM The Summer Sounds of Salem concert series will present The Saloonatics from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 23, on the green next to the train depot, Main Street/Route 22, in Salem. Featured will be everything from Gershwin to Hendrix. Free and open to all.

 

Car Show

FORT EDWARD Cole’s Cruisers will present a Cruisin’ in on the Farm Car Show under the lights from 5:30 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, June 23, at the Little Theater on the Farm grounds, 27 Plum Road in Fort Edward (rain date June 24). Admission will be free (donations appreciated) and there’ll be live music, games, a 50/50 raffle, and food. Car pre-registration: Janice at 518-638-8925, or Dave Cole at 518-360-6364.

 

Red Violin

BOLTON LANDING “The Red Violin” with Elizabeth Pitcairn will be presented at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 23, at The Sembrich in Bolton Landing. Cost: $30. Information/tickets: 518-644-2431, or www.thesembrich.org.

 

Country Dance

SCHUYLERVILLE The Country Round and Square Dance Association invites everyone to an Old-Style Country Dance from 7 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, June 23, at the American Legion Post on Clancy Street in Schuylerville. Music will be provided by the Ole Time Country band. Cost: $5 adults; $2 ages 6 to 17; free 5 and younger. Information: Floyd at 747-6687, or Sandy at 638-9008.

 

Sunday June 24

 

ADK Distance Run

LAKE GEORGE The Adirondack Distance Run will be held at 7:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 24, from the firehouse in Lake George Village. Information/cost: www.adirondackrunners.org.

 

Brandon Concert

BRANDON Harvey Sorgen and Esa Pietila, “the adventurous duo,” will perform a jazz show at 7 p.m. on Sunday, June 24, 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.

 

Tuesday June 26

 

Black Tie

GLENS FALLS The Adirondack Theatre Festival will stage “Black Tie” by A.R. Gurney Tuesday through Saturday, June 26 to 30, at The Charles R. Wood Theater in Glens Falls. Information/tickets: 518-874-0800.

 

Wednesday June 27

 

Sembrich Concert

BOLTON LANDING The Seagle Music Colony will perform in concert at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 27, at The Sembrich in Bolton Landing. Information/cost: 518-644-2431, or www.thesembrich.org.

 

Thursday June 28

 

Historic Residence

CASTLETON The Higley House at 407 Main Street, Route 4A, in Castleton will be open on Thursdays from 2 to 4 p.m. through Oct. 4. This is a lovely historic residence that also features a collection of antique carriages and tools.

 

Castleton Market

CASTLETON The Castleton Village Farmers Market will be open from 3:30 to 6 p.m. on Thursdays during the summer, across from the Castleton Free Library on Main Street, Route 4A.

 

Free Concert

GRANVILLE The 2012 Summer Concert Series will present the New York Players from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, June 28, at Veterans Park on Quaker Street in Granville. This band features a big-band sound, top 40 and Motown tunes, and R&B. Free and open to all; bring a lawn chair.

 

Saturday June 30

 

Country Dance

SCHUYLERVILLE The Country Round and Square Dance Association invites everyone to an Old-Style Country Dance from 7 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, June 30, at the American Legion Post on Clancy Street in Schuylerville. Music will be provided by the Ole Time Country band. Cost: $5 adults; $2 ages 6 to 17; free 5 and younger. Information: Floyd at 747-6687, or Sandy at 638-9008.

 

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.

 

Wednesday July 11

 

Bicycle Tours

STILLWATER Five-mile, ranger-guided Bicycle Tours will be offered from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesdays, July 11 and 25, and Aug. 1, 15 and 29, at Saratoga National Historical Park, routes 4 and 32 in Stillwater. Free and open to all. Information: 518-664-9821, Ext. 1777, or www.nps.gov/sara.

 

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.

 

Wednesday August 1

 

Bicycle Tours

STILLWATER Five-mile, ranger-guided Bicycle Tours will be offered from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesdays, Aug. 1, 15 and 29, at Saratoga National Historical Park, routes 4 and 32 in Stillwater. Free and open to all. Information: 518-664-9821, Ext. 1777, or www.nps.gov/sara.

 

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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GCS switching to one-tier bus system

School may be out for summer but the head of transportation for the Granville Central School District has had plenty […]

Northshire Freepress 07/25/14

Lakes Classifieds – 07/25/14

Weekender 07/25/14

North Country Freepress – 07/25/14

Classifieds 07/23/14

Harold F. “Huzzy” Martell

Harold F. “Huzzy” Martell, 88, of Boardman Street, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, uncle and friend passed away on […]

Weekender 07/18/14

Northshire Freepress 07/18/14

North Country Freepress – 07/18/14

Lakes Region Freepress 07/18/14

Lakes Classifieds – 07/18/14