Community Calendar 6/14/12

T hursday June 14

 

Golfing Skills Event

SOUTH HARTFORD Registrations are requested by Monday, June 18, for the Washington County Democratic Committee’s “Test Your Golfing Skills” event that will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 23, at the Pole
Valley Players Club on Route 196 in South Hartford. No golfing experience necessary. Cost: $60, including carts, clubs, trophies/prizes, and 3 p.m. barbecue; $18 barbecue only. Send check payable to WCDC to Jess Hantsbarger, 2 Church Street, Apt. 23, Granville, N.Y. 12832 by June 18. Information: www.washingtoncountydemocrats.com.

 

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.

 

Tea Party Meeting

FORT EDWARD The Washington County Tea Party Patriots group invites everyone to its meeting at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 14, at the handicap-accessible Washington County Offices, Building B, Training Room II in the basement, 383 Broadway in Fort Edward.

 

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 11 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

 

Writing Workshops

SALEM Registrations are being accepted for two Writing Workshops with Bonnie Hoag that will be held from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 23, at Salem Art Works off W. Broadway in Salem. Cost: $25 one workshop, $40 both workshops, including meals. Registration: 518-854-7674 by June 20. Information on workshops: Bonnie at 854-7764.

 

Boating Course

POULTNEY/WELLS The Lake St. Catherine Assn. is accepting registrations for a free Safe Boating Course for teenagers and adults that will be led by certified instructor Frank Callahan. This course will run from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday, June 27 and 28, at the Poultney Fire Dept. (Registration: Poultney town manager, or Frank Callahan at 802-645-9136), and Monday and Tuesday, July 2 and 3, at the Wells Village School (Registration: Frank at above number).

Ranch Offerings

DANBY The Mountain View Ranch at 502 Easy Street in Danby is accepting applications for a Working Student Program for children age 13 and older. Children care for the ranch’s horses in exchange for lessons and trail rides, and learn about equine nutrition and health, horse behavior, and how to become responsible horsemen and riders. The ranch also will offer four, five-day Horse Camps in July and August. Information: 802-293-5837, or www.mountainviewranch.biz.

 

Boston Trip

ARGYLE The Argyle PTSA is accepting reservations for a Trip to the Boston Aquarium on Saturday, July 21. Cost: $45 for bus only; bus and aquarium, $64 adults, $56 ages 3 to 17. The bus will leave from and return to the Argyle Central School, and depart form Boston at 6:30 p.m. Children age 17 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Information/reservations: Jennifer Ballard at 638-5481.

 

Art in the Park

SARATOGA SPRINGS Friday, June 15, is the deadline for artists to register for Saratoga Arts’ “Art in the Park” exhibition and sale that will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 7, at Congress Park in Saratoga Springs. And, Wednesday, Aug. 15, is the deadline to register for the second Art in the Park on Saturday, Sept. 15. Registration/fees: 518-584-4132, or email snatale@saratoga-arts.org.

 

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.

 

Art Exhibition

BENNINGTON Rockwell Kent’s exhibition, “Egypt: Shadow and Light in Vermont,” now is on display at the Bennington Museum, 75 Main Street, Route 9, in Bennington. This exhibition, featuring the mountains and valleys of the Green Mountains in the Arlington area, will run through Oct. 30. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thursday through Tuesday, through October. Information: 802-447-1571, or www.benningtonmuseum.org.

 

Book Sale

GREENWICH The semi-annual Friends of the Greenwich Free Library Book Sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, June 15 and 16, at the Greenwich Free Library. Available will be hardcover and paperback books in every genre, many nearly new. Visit the library for a coupon prior to the sale days. Information: 692-2027.

 

Handweaving

CAMBRIDGE Local weaver Mary Ann Hoffay will demonstrate the art of Handweaving from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, June 15, at the Valley Artisans Market, 25 E. Main Street, Route 372, in Cambridge. See the demo and try handweaving yourself at this event that’s open to all.

 

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.

 

Autism Documentary

RUTLAND The Paramount Theatre and the Rutland Mental Health Community Access Program will screen the acclaimed autism awareness documentary, “Wretches and Jabberers,” at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, June 15, at the Paramount Theatre on Center Street in Rutland. Cost: $10 adults, $6 students, with proceeds benefiting the Paramount Theatre and the Community Access Program. Information/tickets: 802-775-0903, or www.paramountlive.org.

 

Dance Recital

GRANVILLE Connie Michaelsen’s School of Dance will present a “Reach for the Stars” recital at 7 p.m. on Friday, June 15, in the auditorium of Granville High School on Quaker Street. Free and open to all. Also, classes will begin in September. Information: Connie at 642-1116.

 

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.

 

LCI Fishing Derby

LAKE CHAMPLAIN The 31st annual Lake Champlain International Father’s Day Fishing Derby will be held Saturday, June 16, through Monday, June 18, on Lake Champlain. Locally, Honey’s Bait Shop in Whitehall, NY, will serve as an official weigh-in station. For more information, visit http://www.mychamplain.net/2012-lci-fathers-day-derby-presented-yamaha

 

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.

 

Pancake Breakfast

GRANVILLE The Peniel Presbyterian Church on Quaker Street in Granville invites everyone to a Pancake Breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 16. Cost: $6 adults; $3 ages 5 to 12; free 4 and younger.

 

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.

 

Nash Ramblers

WHITEHALL The Nash Ramblers Club will meet for breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 16, at Howie’s Grill on Main Street in Whitehall.

 

Yard, Bake Sale

FAIR HAVEN Everyone is invited to a Yard and Bake Sale (no clothing) from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 16, at St. Mary’s School in Fair Haven. Lunch will be available, too. Information/vendor space ($15 per table): 518-499-9377.

 

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.

 

Paws for Komen Walk

MANCHESTER Paws for the Cure, a benefit one-mile walk with man or woman’s best friend to benefit the Vermont-New Hampshire affiliate of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure organization, will be held on Saturday, June 16, from the Orvis outlet store on Route 7A in Manchester. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. and the walk at 10 a.m. Cost: $10. Advance registration: www.komenvtnh.org. Information: 802-362-2733.

 

Merck Forest Mtg.

RUPERT The Merck Forest and Farmland Center’s board of advisors and staff Annual Meeting will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 16, at the Frank Hatch Sap House at the Center, 3270 Route 315 in Rupert. Coffee will be available at 9:30 a.m. and former Skidmore College professor Sue Van Hook will deliver the keynote address. Everyone will be welcome. Information: 802-394-7836, or www.merckforest.org.

 

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.

 

LARAC Arts Festival

GLENS FALLS The Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council will hold its 41st Annual Arts Festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, June 16 and 17, at City Park, between Bay and Ridge streets in downtown Glens Falls. High-quality arts and crafts will be offered. Information: www.LARAC.org.

 

Quilters’ Picnic

GREENWICH The Highland Quilters Guild will hold its Annual Picnic at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 16, at the Washington County Fairgrounds in Greenwich. Members are asked to bring their own table service and to call Joyce St. Jacques for information on food to bring. This year’s challenge is a decorated dish towel.

 

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.

 

Garden Club Meets

ARLINGTON The Arlington Garden Club will meet at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 16, at the American Legion Hall in Arlington. Following the business meeting, Ellen Ecker Ogden, author of “The Complete Kitchen Garden,” will speak on “The Art of Growing Food.” Non-members planning to attend are asked to make a reservation with Fran Shepherd at 375-2465. Information: Email alingtongardenclubvt@webs.com.

 

Solar Panel Workshop

BENNINGTON The Bennington Solar Hot Water Project will offer a hands-on workshop on how to build Solar Hot Water Panels for the home from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 16. You’ll help construct several panels at this event in the Bennington College Scene Shop of the Visual and Performing Arts Center, Room E117 (dress for messy work). Cost: $40, including a copy of “How to Build a Solar Hot Water System” by John Canivan. Information/registration: Casey Taylor at 802-440-4866, or email caseytaylor@bennington.edu.

 

Art Reception, More

BENNINGTON An opening reception for an exhibition titled, “Artists for the New Century” will be held at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 16, at the Bennington Center for the Arts on Route 9, just west of downtown Bennington. There also will be lectures and presentations beginning at 1 p.m. on June 16. Free and open to all. Information: 802-442-7158, or www.TheBennington.org.

 

Shakespeare Cabaret

POULTNEY Shakespeare on Main Street will present a Cabaret Fundraiser from 7 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, June 16, at Green Mountain College’s Withey Hall in Poultney. Free admission/donations suggested. Information:  802-282-2581.

 

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.

 

Ballet Extravaganza

HOOSICK FALLS Olivia Sumerlin of the British School of Ballet in Hoosick Falls invites everyone to a Ballet Extravaganza at 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 16, at the Hoosick Falls Central School. The first half will feature the sleeping beauty ballet, while the second half will consist of national dances and classic ballet variations, concluding with the blue Danube waltz. Dance students from Berlin, Petersburg, Cambridge, Hoosick Falls, Bennington and Shaftsbury will perform. There will be an admission fee and refreshments will be available, with proceeds benefiting the Girl Scouts. Information: Olivia Sumerlin at 518-686-9440.

 

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

 

Dad’s Breakfast

WEST HOOSICK The West Hoosick Fire Dept. invites everyone to an all-you-can-eat Father’s Day Pancake/French Toast Breakfast from 7:30 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, June 17, at the firehouse on Pine Valley Road (near intersection of routes 103 and 109). Information: 686-1814.

 

Pancakes, Waffles

SCHAGHTICOKE Victor Masonic Lodge will serve a buffet-style Pancake/Belgian Waffle Breakfast from 7:30 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, June 17, at the lodge across from the Hoosic Valley Central School on Route 67 in Schaghticoke. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Country Breakfast

GANSEVOORT The Gansevoort Volunteer Fire Dept. invites everyone to an all-you-can-eat Country Breakfast with pancakes, omelets and more from 8 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, June 17, at the Gansevoort Firehouse. Cost: $7 adults; $6.50 age 60 and older; $5 ages 4 to 12; free 3 and younger.

 

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.

 

Lunch Program Kickoff

WEST ARLINGTON Everyone is invited to an Ecumenical Outdoor Worship Service at 10 a.m. on Sunday, June 17, at the Grange Pavilion behind the West Arlington Methodist Church. This service will celebrate the kick off of the fourth year of the Summer Lunch Program serving about 60 children in Arlington, Sandgate and Sunderland. Bring a lawn chair and dish to share at a potluck lunch to follow the service. Snack items will be collected for the lunch program, too. Information: 375-2548.

 

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.

 

Strawberry Fest

CAMBRIDGE St. Patrick’s Church in Cambridge invites everyone to its annual Strawberry Festival from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 17. In addition to fresh strawberries, offered will be ice cream, cake, and beverages.

 

Tiffany Glass Talk

GLENS FALLS Lindsy R. Parrott, director and curator of the Neustadt collection of Tiffany glass in New York City, will speak on The Hyde Collection’s new exhibition, “Tiffany Glass: Painting with Color and Light,” at 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 17. You’ll find this event in the Froehlich Auditorium at The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren Street in Glens Falls. Cost: Free with Hyde admission. Information: 518-792-1761, or www.hydecollection.org.

 

Country Dance

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

 

Church Concert

GRANVILLE Mike and Kim Lemery will perform a Christian Music Concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 17, at the handicap-accessible Granville Baptist Church, 23 Quaker Street. Everyone will be welcome. Information: Rev. Jim Peterson at 518-642-2245.

 

Sunday Concert

VALLEY FALLS The DownTown Ensemble will perform in concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 17, at The Brick Elephant, 12 Emily Street in Valley Falls. Cost: Donation. Information: www.mjleach.com/resoundings.htm.

 

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.

 

Bell Ringing

CAMBRIDGE The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution invites everyone to “Ring the Bells for 1812” at noon on Monday, June 18. Ring your bell at home or come to the library or the Glens Falls National Bank on Main Street in Cambridge to participate with a group. The War of 1812 has been called the “second war of independence” or “the forgotten war.”

 

Women Meet

CAMBRIDGE The Embury Unit of United Methodist Women will meet at 6 p.m. on Monday, June 18, in the Fellowship Hall of the Embury United Methodist Church, 41 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Included will be a potluck supper (bring a dish to pass) and all women will be welcome. Information: 518-677-3602, or www.emburyunited.weebly.com.

 

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

 

Women’s Health

FORT ANN/SALEM Washington County WIC will hold its monthly clinics from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, June 19, at the Fort Ann Rescue Squad, and Wednesday, June 20, at the Presbyterian Church on W. Main Street in Salem. WIC provides supplemental foods and health education to pregnant and nursing women, infants, and children to age 5. Ask about farmers’ market checks and if you qualify for help with your food bill. Information/alternate time: 518-746-2460.

 

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

 

Cemetery Assn.

WHITEHALL The Sciota Cemetery Assn. will hold its Annual Meeting at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, June 20, at the home of George Armstrong on Wade Road in Whitehall. All interested persons will be welcome.

 

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 an inaugural exhibit, “Soho Artists.” Also 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.

 

Bird Walk

BRANDON Local birder Sue Wetmore will lead a Summer Morning Bird Walk from 8 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 23. Meet at the southern end of the Otter Valley High School parking lot in Brandon. Information: Sue at 247-3037.

 

Tag, Bake Sale

PAWLET The Pawlett Historical Society invites everyone to a Tag and Bake Sale from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Saturday, June 23, at the Pawlet Firehouse on Route 133, just north of Route 30. Home-baked goods, along with household items, antiques, linens, and more will be offered. Donations of serviceable items for this sale (no clothing) will be accepted at the firehouse from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, June 22. Baked goods may be brought to the sale Saturday morning. Information: Steve Williams at 802-645-9529.

 

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.

 

Castleton Sale

CASTLETON The Fifth Annual Castleton Townwide Yard Sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 23 (rain or shine). Indoor ($25) and outdoor ($20) vendor spaces are available at the Castleton Community Center, 2108 Main Street, Route 4A. Information/vendor space: 802-468-3093.

 

5K Family Run/Walk

BENNINGTON The Batten Kill Valley Runners group invites everyone to its Go the Distance 5K Family Fun Run/Walk at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 23, starting and ending at 316 Dewey Street in Bennington. For all ages and abilities, with registration ($20) beginning at 9 a.m. (T-shirts available, first come, first served); family discount, two or more family members, $10 per person. Advance registration: www.active.com/running/bennington-vt/go-the-distance-2012.

 

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.

 

Golf Tournament

HAMPTON The Hampton Volunteer Fire Co. invites everyone to its Fifth Annual Putt Out the Fire Golf Tournament at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 23, at the Milestone Golf Course on Route 18 in Hampton. Cost: $50, including greens fees, cart, and trophies for best three foursomes. Pre-registration is recommended with Bruce at 518-282-9030, or Joe at 518-538-2023.

 

Welcome Center Event

FAIR HAVEN The Fair Haven Welcome Center at Exit 1 on Route 4 will hold its Sixth Annual Outdoor Event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 23. Vermont businesses such as Ben & Jerry’s, ECHO Lake Aquarium, Dakin Farm, The Chocolatorium, Vermont Country Store, and many others will display their products and services (no selling). Live animals, including a Morgan horse and alpacas, will be on hand, and there’ll be free samples, free raffles, hot dogs, and music. WJJR Radio, too. Free and open to all. Information: 802-265-4763, 265-2210, or email fw.center@state.vt.us, or cindy.roberts@state.vt.us.

 

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.

 

Chicken Barbecue

HAMPTON The Hampton Volunteer Fire Co. invites everyone to its Seventh Annual Chicken Barbecue from noon until sold out on Saturday, June 23, at the Hampton Firehouse Pavilion. Cost: $10.

Art Reception

RUPERT The Rupert Kittay Library at 2827 Route 153 in Rupert will host an Art Reception from 3 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 23. An exhibition of paintings by Janine Thomas, featuring the people, places and pets of rural Washington County and the Adirondack foothills, will be highlighted. Information: Email rkkittay@myfairpoint.net, or www.rupertkittaylibrary.org.

 

Art Reception

CAMBRIDGE An opening reception for an exhibition titled “Monotypes” by Arleen Targen will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 23, at the Valley Artisans Market’s Small Gallery, 25 E. Main Street, Route 372, in Cambridge. Everyone will be welcome. Information: 518-677-2766.

 

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.

 

Picnic Benefit

ARLINGTON St. James Episcopal Church on Route 7A in Arlington invites everyone to a Get a Lunch/Give a Lunch Picnic from noon to 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 24, under a tent on the church’s lawn (rain or shine). Hot dogs, salads, desserts and drinks will be provided. Cost: Free-will offering to benefit the Arlington Area Summer Lunch Program. Information: 802-375-9952.

 

Basket Party

WELLS A Basket Party will be held on Sunday, June 24, at the Modern Woodmen of American Hall (smaller building) off Route 30 in Wells. Doors will open at 2 p.m., with drawings at 4 p.m. Cost: $5 first sheet of tickets; $2 each additional sheet. There’ll be raffles, door prizes, a 50/50 drawing, and food at 50 cents per scoop. Proceeds will benefit Harriet Ferguson’s medical expenses. Information/to donate a basket: Shirley at 518-642-3547, Florance at 642-0706, Dana at 642-1042, or Robin at 518-854-7269.

 

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.

 

Monday June 25

 

Summer Reading

HUDSON FALLS Hudson Falls and Kingsbury children entering grades 1 through 6 in the fall are encouraged to register for the Summer Reading Club at the Hudson Falls Free Library, 220 Main Street (children must have completed kindergarten to register). This year’s theme will be “Dream Big: Read,” featuring all things nocturnal, from animals that roam in the dark to things from which nightmares are made. Information/registration: 518-747-6406.

 

Writing, Illustrating

SHUSHAN The Georgi on the Battenkill in Shushan will offer a Writing and Illustrating Program for ages 12 to 16 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday, June 25 to 29. This program will be led by writer Irene Baldwin and artist Marjory Ridler. Cost: $75 (scholarships available). Information/registration: 518-854-3773, or email info@thegeorgi.com, attention Irene Baldwin.

 

5K Trail Race

WILTON The Camp Saratoga 5K Trail Race Series will be held at 6:15 p.m. on Monday, June 25, July 9 and 23, and Aug. 6 and 20, at the Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park. Cost: $5 per race, with proceeds benefiting the Preserve and Park. Light refreshments will follow each race along with unusual raffle prizes. Bring water. Information: Jeff and Laura Clark at 581-1278, email info@saratogastryders.org, or www.saratogastryders.org.

 

Tuesday June 26

 

Potluck Lunch

PAWLET The Haystack Hustler Seniors group will meet for a Potluck Lunch on Tuesday, June 26, at the Pawlet Church. Following lunch, Mark and Seth Mason will present a video and show artifacts from their safari in South Africa. Also, items will be collected for the Pawlet Food Pantry and there’ll be a 50/50 raffle. Information: Phyllis Mason at 325-3196.

 

Play Reading

DORSET The Dorset Theatre Festival will host a New Play Reading Series, with nationally recognized playwrights Sherry Kramer, Laura Eason and Cusi Cram, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday June 26, July 17, and Aug. 7, at the Dorset Playhouse. Also, beginning at 6:30 p.m. music and food will be available in the Playhouse’s Gallery Café. Information: 802-867-2223, or www.dorsettheatrefestival.org.

 

Free Concert

CASTLETON The Castleton Summer Concert Series will present the nine-piece, high-energy horn group, Satin and Steel, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 26, at the Old Chapel Green on the Castleton State College Campus off or Route 4A (rain site, tent on the campus). Free and open to all. Information: 802-273-2911.

 

Black Tie

GLENS FALLS The Adirondack Theatre Festival will stage the critically acclaimed comedy, “Black Tie,” by A.R. Gurney, at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, June 26 to 30, at The Charles R. Wood Theater, 207 Glen Street in Glens Falls. There also will be a matinee performance at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, June 27. Cost: $25 to $40; season tickets $65 to $95. 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

 

Women’s Golf

QUEENSBURY The Zonta Women’s Golf Tournament will begin with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. on Thursday, June 28, at the Queensbury Country Club. Cost/registration: 518-798-5784, or www.zontadistrict2.org/glensfalls.

 

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.

 

Walking Tour

FORT EDWARD The Old Saratoga Historical Assn. invites everyone to a Walking Tour of Rogers Island, just off Route 197, Bridge Street, in Fort Edward at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 28 (wear sturdy shoes). This free event also will include viewing the many exhibits in the Visitor Center, including one depicting the earliest Native Americans through the Revolutionary War period. Picnic tables are available. Information: Deb Peck Kelleher at 698-3211, or www.rogersisland.org.

 

Free Concert

FAIR HAVEN The Fair Haven Concerts in the Park will present The Blue Gardenias at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 28, 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. Information: www.fairhavenvt.org/concerts.

 

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.

 

Cabaret

GLENS FALLS The Adirondack Theatre Festival will present its Second Act Cabaret, featuring work by musical theatre writers Joe Kinosian and Kellen Blair, at 9:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, June 28 to 30, at The Charles R. Wood Theater, 207 Glen Street in Glens Falls. These performances follow the staging of the A.R. Gurney comedy, “Black Tie.” Information/tickets: 518-874-0800.

 

Friday June 29

 

Coleman Collectors

LAKE GEORGE The International Coleman Collectors Club Convention Show will be held from noon to 4:30 p.m. on Friday, June 29, and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday the 30th, at the Fort William Henry Resort in Lake George Village. Information: 518-798-1693, or www.tgmarsh.faculty.noctrl.edu/iccc2012convention/index.html.

 

Drums Music Games

GLENS FALLS The Adirondack Drums Summer Music Games will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, June 29, at East Field in Glens Falls. Information/cost: www.adirondackdrums.com.

 

Saturday June 30

 

Girls’ Softball

QUEENSBURY The Girls’ 16 and Under Softball Tourney will be held on Saturday and Sunday, June 30 and July 1, at the Adirondack Sports Complex in Queensbury. This tourney will continue each Saturday and Sunday through July 28 and 29. Information: 518-743-1086, or www.adksc.com.

 

5K Run/Walk

FAIR HAVEN The Mary Wells Heath 5K Run/Walk to benefit the Rutland Regional Medical Center Cancer Center will be held at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 30, at Fair Haven Park, across from the fire station. Registration will be from 7 to 8:15 a.m. and free T-shirts will be provided to the first 100 pre-registered participants. Information/pre-registration: Mary Lou at 802-273-2210.

 

Tag Sale

WELLS The Lake St. Catherine Conservation Fund and Our Neighbors’ Table will host the groups’ First Annual Summertime Tag Sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 30, at the Modern Woodmen of America Hall off Route 30 in Wells. Offered will be furniture, antiques, garden and household items, and more, along with food and a 50/50 raffle. All proceeds will benefit the Fund and Our Neighbors’ Table, a food pantry in Wells (donations of canned foods will be accepted at this event). Information/to donate sale items/to volunteer: LSCCF’s Max Emmons at 802-236-5771, LSCCF’s Bill Frye at 802-645-9206, ONT’s Michelle Bates at 802-645-0934, or ONT’s Carole Duquette at 802-325-3578.

 

Car Show

BENSON The Benson Car Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 30, at the Benson Community Hall. See vintage cars, vote for your favorites, enjoy free entertainment, food, and other activities. Car registration: $10 in advance with Gina Cull at 802-537-2063, or $15 on June 30.

 

Free Concert

SALEM The Summer Sounds of Salem concert series will present the acoustic trio, Bread and Bones, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 30, on the green next to the train depot, Main Street/Route 22, in Salem. Free and open to all.

 

Free Dinner

CAMBRIDGE A free Community Dinner will be served from noon to 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 30, at the First Baptist Church, 29 W. Main Street in Cambridge. Takeouts will be available at 12:45 p.m. for those unable to attend the dinner and if food still is available. Reservations are not necessary, this dinner is served on the last Saturday each month, and everyone will be welcome.

 

Children’s Activity

ORWELL A Children’s Colonial Afternoon activity will be offered from 1 to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 30, at the Mount Independence State Historic Site, 497 Mount Independence Road in Orwell. Site interpreters, period games, dressing up, stories, hands-on activities, and refreshments will be featured. Information: 802-948-2000, or www.HistoricVermont.org/MountIndependence.

 

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.

 

Tuesday July 3

 

Summer Jam

GLENS FALLS The 25th Edition Summer Jam, featuring music and fireworks, will be held at 6:45 p.m. on Tuesday, July 3, at East Field in Glens Falls. The gate will open at 4:30 p.m. Information/cost: 518-761-9890.

 

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.

 

Floating Classroom

LAKE GEORGE The Lake George Assn. will offer a Floating Classroom activity at 10 a.m. and again at 1 p.m. on Wednesdays in July at Lower Amherst Street in Lake George Village. Information/cost: 518-668-3558, or www.lakegeorgeassociation.org.

 

Model Railroaders

GLENS FALLS The Upstate Model Railroaders will hold free Open House events from 7 to 10 p.m. on Wednesdays in July at 190 Glen Street in Glens Falls. Information: www.upstatemodelrailroaders.com.

 

Fireworks

LAKE GEORGE Fireworks will be held at 9:45 p.m. on Wednesday, July 4, at Shepard Park in Lake George Village. Information: 518-668-5771, or www.lakegeorgevillage.com.

 

Saturday July 7

 

Art in the Park

SARATOGA SPRINGS Saratoga Arts’ “Art in the Park” exhibition and sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 7, at Congress Park in Saratoga Springs. And, Wednesday, Aug. 15, is the deadline for artists to register for the second Art in the Park on Saturday, Sept. 15. Registration/fees: 518-584-4132, or email snatale@saratoga-arts.org.

 

Monday July 9

 

5K Trail Race

WILTON The Camp Saratoga 5K Trail Race Series will be held at 6:15 p.m. on Monday, July 9 and 23, and Aug. 6 and 20, at the Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park. Cost: $5 per race, with proceeds benefiting the Preserve and Park. Light refreshments will follow each race along with unusual raffle prizes. Bring water. Information: Jeff and Laura Clark at 581-1278, email info@saratogastryders.org, or www.saratogastryders.org.

 

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.

 

Tuesday July 17

 

Play Reading

DORSET The Dorset Theatre Festival will continue its New Play Reading Series, with nationally recognized playwrights Sherry Kramer, Laura Eason and Cusi Cram, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 17 and Aug. 7, at the Dorset Playhouse. Also, beginning at 6:30 p.m., music and food will be available in the Playhouse’s Gallery Café. Information: 802-867-2223, or www.dorsettheatrefestival.org.

 

Wednesday July 18

 

Floating Classroom

LAKE GEORGE The Lake George Assn. will offer a Floating Classroom activity at 10 a.m. and again at 1 p.m. on Wednesdays in July at Lower Amherst Street in Lake George Village. Information/cost: 518-668-3558, or www.lakegeorgeassociation.org.

 

Model Railroaders

GLENS FALLS The Upstate Model Railroaders will hold free Open House events from 7 to 10 p.m. on Wednesdays in July at 190 Glen Street in Glens Falls. Information: www.upstatemodelrailroaders.com.

 

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.

 

Monday August 6

 

5K Trail Race

WILTON The Camp Saratoga 5K Trail Race Series will continue at 6:15 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 6 and 20, at the Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park. Cost: $5 per race, with proceeds benefiting the Preserve and Park. Light refreshments will follow each race along with unusual raffle prizes. Bring water. Information: Jeff and Laura Clark at 581-1278, email info@saratogastryders.org, or www.saratogastryders.org.

 

Tuesday August 7

 

Play Reading

DORSET The Dorset Theatre Festival will continue its New Play Reading Series, with nationally recognized playwrights Sherry Kramer, Laura Eason and Cusi Cram, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 7, at the Dorset Playhouse. Also, beginning at 6:30 p.m., music and food will be available in the Playhouse’s Gallery Café. Information: 802-867-2223, or www.dorsettheatrefestival.org.

 

Wednesday August 15

 

Art in the Park

SARATOGA SPRINGS Wednesday, Aug. 15, is the deadline for artists to register for Saratoga Arts’ “Art in the Park” exhibition and sale that will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15, at Congress Park in Saratoga Springs. Registration/fees: 518-584-4132, or email snatale@saratoga-arts.org.

 

Saturday September 15

 

Art in the Park

SARATOGA SPRINGS Saratoga Arts’ “Art in the Park” exhibition and sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15, at Congress Park in Saratoga Springs. Artist registration/fees: 518-584-4132, or email snatale@saratoga-arts.org.

 

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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