Community Calendar 9/13/12

 

Thursday September 13

 

Bow Hunter Course

HARTFORD Registrations are requested by Thursday, Sept. 13, for a Home Study Bow Hunter Safety Education Course that will be offered from 5:30 to 9 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 24 and 25, at the Hartford Fish and Game Club. Information/registration: John Durling at 894-9385, or Jessica Durling at 747-7810.
Children’s Stories

MANCHESTER “Rhyme Time for Tots: Story Time for Newborns” to age 3 will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 13, at the Mark Skinner Library, 48 West Road in Manchester. This free program is open to all and will feature stories, songs and activities geared toward the very young. Children must be accompanied by adult caregivers. Information: 802-362-2607, or www.markskinnerlibrary.org.

 

Health Clinics

RUTLAND AREA The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice will offer Blood Pressure and Foot Care Clinics as follows: 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13, Castleton Meadows, Castleton; 10 a.m. Sept. 13, Benson Heights, Benson; 9 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, Dorset Nursing Office; 1:15 p.m. Sept. 19, The Meadows (residents only), Rutland; 3:15 p.m. Sept. 19, The Gables (residents only), Rutland; 9:30 a.m. Sept. 19, Sheldon Towers, Rutland; and 11 a.m. Sept. 19, Linden Terrace, Rutland. Cost:  $2 blood pressure; $5 foot care. Information: 802-775-0568.

 

LEGO Club

PAWLET Children ages 7 to 10 are encouraged to participate in the LEGO Club from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 13, at the Pawlet Public Library. Work at team building and create imaginative pieces on topics such as planes, trains, automobiles, robots and space. Information: Beth Kashner at 802-325-3123.

 

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.

 

Rummage/Bake Sale

HARTFORD The Hartford Yoked Parish will hold its annual Fall Rummage and Bake Sale from 4 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 13, 1 to 8 p.m. Sept. 14, and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 15. You’ll find this event at the Congregational Church and Church House, corner of Route 40 and Gilchrist Hill Road in South Hartford. Saturday will feature a bag sale. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Turkey Dinner

GRANVILLE The North Granville Methodist Church at 10344 Route 22 invites everyone to a Turkey Dinner at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 13. Cost: $9 adults; $4 ages 3 to 10; free 2 and younger.

 

Lyme Disease Talk

BENNINGTON Dr. Ronald Stram of the Stram Center for Integrative Medicine will present a free talk titled, “Lyme Disease: Deciphering Fact from Fiction,” at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 13, at the Bennington Public Library’s Bank North Conference Room, 101 Silver Street. Reservations are requested at 802-445-3152

 

Chicken and Biscuit

GREENWICH Everyone is invited to a Chicken and Biscuit Dinner from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 13, at the Greenwich Elks Lodge on Route 40S. Cost: $8 adults; $7 senior citizens; $5 age 11 and younger. Reservations are requested at 692-2061.

 

Argyle History

ARGYLE The Argyle History Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 13, at the Argyle Municipal Building. Discussed will be the creation of a new Argyle history book, with proceeds benefiting Argyle’s 250th birthday celebration. Ideas will be welcome.

 

The Stray Birds

GREENWICH The Stray Birds band will perform in concert at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 13, at Seventy Main, 70 Main Street in Greenwich. American folk in three-part harmony will be featured. Information: www.seventymain.com, or http://vimeo.com/39697987.

 

Chorale Rehearsal

CAMBRIDGE The Battenkill Chorale will hold its first rehearsal from 7:30 to 9:45 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 13, at Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Experienced choral singers with good sight-reading skills and vocal technique are encouraged to join this group through Sept. 27. Cost: $35 per concert. Information/pre-registration: 518-677-8233.

 

Stargazing

HUBBARDTON Experienced stargazers from the Green Mountain Alliance of Amateur Astronomers will share their telescopes and knowledge from 8 to 10 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 13, at the Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site, 5696 Monument Hill Road. If it rains, there’ll be an illustrated program inside with exciting photos of deep space. Cost: Free, donations appreciated. Information: 802-273-2282, or www.HistoricVermont.org/Hubbardton.

 

Friday September 14

 

Homestead Classes

SALEM The Battenkill Kitchen in Salem is accepting registrations for a number of fall and winter classes, The Homestead Series, as follows: Making jam, fruit rolls, and boiling water bath canning, 9:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 22; Bread Baking, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23; Soap Making, noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14; and Cheese Making, 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21. Information/registration: 854-3032, www.battenkillkitchen.org, or manager@battenkillkitchen.org.

 

Chainsaw Training

GREENWICH Registrations are being accepted for a Game of Logging Chainsaw Safety Training class that will be offered from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 27 and 28, at Thunder Mountain on North Road in Greenwich. Cost: $75 per person, per training level. Information/registration (deadline Oct. 17): 692-9940, Ext. 3, 692-7285, www.washingtoncountyswcd.org, or www.agstewardship.org.

 

Excursion to “Egypt”

BENNINGTON Reservations are requested by Friday, Sept. 14, for “An Excursion to ‘Egypt’” led by Jamie Franklin, curator of collections at the Bennington Museum., that will be held on Saturday, Sept. 22. You’ll meet at 9 a.m. at the museum, 75 Main Street in Bennington, and travel to the home of Rockwell Kent (Egypt) on the slopes of the Red Mountain in Arlington. Cost: $45; $40 members. Information/reservations: Deana Mallory at 802-447-1571.

 

Computer Class

CASTLETON The Castleton Community Center on Route 4A is accepting registrations for a “‘How To’ Computer Class” with Toni Lobdell that will be offered from 10 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday, Sept. 17 to 21. Cost: $12; $10 supporting and life members. Information/registration: 802-468-3093.

 

Golf Benefit

RUTLAND COUNTY Registrations are being accepted for the 12th Annual Golf Tournament to Benefit Homeless Animals that will be held on Friday, Oct. 5, at the Proctor-Pittsford Country Club. Same-day registration will begin at 11:45 a.m. and captain and crew play will start at 1 p.m. Cost: $85, $80 PPCC members, including a post-tournament banquet. Information/registration: Rutland County Humane Society at 802-483-9171, or www.rchsvt.org.

 

Stickle Quilt

BENNINGTON The Jane Stickle Quilt now is on display at the Bennington Museum, 75 Main Street. This quilt, created in 1863, inspires quilters worldwide and it’ll be at the museum through Oct. 21. Information: 802-447-1571, or www.benningtonmuseum.org.

 

Rummage Sale

CASTLETON The Federated Church of Castleton on Route 4A will hold a Rummage Sale on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 14 and 15. There’ll be a preview from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday and the sale will continue from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Quality clothing (especially women’s), household items, collectibles, and more will be offered. Information: Bev at 282-7459, or www.castletonchurch.org.

 

Book Sale

MANCHESTER The Mark Skinner Library at 48 West Road in Manchester will hold a Book Sale Friday through Sunday, Sept. 14 to 16. There’ll be a preview sale from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday ($5 admission; free children; refreshments served). Sale hours will be 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, with a $5 bargain bag sale from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday. Information/to donate items for this sale: 802-362-2607.

 

Girl Scouts’ 100th

SARATOGA SPRINGS Alumnae, friends and fans of Girl Scouts of Northeastern New York are invited to help celebrate its anniversary, “Journey of a Lifetime: A Celebration of 100 Years,” from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 14. You’ll find this event at The National Museum of Dance & Hall of Fame in Saratoga Springs. Cost: $100 per person; $800 table of eight. Information/reservations: 518-563-1560, Ext. 305, email alumnae@gsneny.org, or www.gsneny100.org.

 

Youth Rally

XWHITEHALL Faith Chapel Assembly of God in Whitehall invites all area teens to a Youth Rally at 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 14. The Erik Michael Band, a worship band from Albany, will perform, a video by Whitehall and Fair Haven youth will be screened, and there’ll be a guest speaker, Pastor Butch Race from Ticonderoga. Cost: Free-will offering. Free drinks and snacks will be provided. Information: Pamela Bolton at 499-5181.

 

Reeve Lindbergh

ARLINGTON Reeve Lindbergh will discuss the sixth and final edition of her mother’s letters and diaries, “Against Wind and Tide,” at 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 14, at the Martha Canfield Library, 528 E. Arlington Road in Arlington. And at 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, Reeve will read from her latest children’s book, “Homer, the Library Cat.” Reeve is the youngest of Charles and Ann Morrow Lindbergh’s children and a Vermont resident. Free and open to all. Information: 802-375-2219, or www.marthacanfieldlibrary.org.

 

Unsinkable Women

GLENS FALLS Deborah Jean Templin, in association with the Marcella Sembrich Opera Museum, will present “Unsinkable Women: Stories and Songs from the Titanic,” at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 14 and 15, at the Charles R. Wood Theater in Glens Falls. Information/tickets: 518-874-0800, or www.woodtheater.org.

 

Saturday September 15

 

Supper Hike

RUTLAND The Green Mountain Club will offer a Supper Hike at Hogback Mountain in Goshen on Saturday, Sept. 15 (rain date Sept. 16). Bring supper along on an easy to moderate, 2.5-mile hike and enjoy the sunset from the mountain. Call Sue Thomas at 773-2185 for the meeting time.

 

Cycling Race

LAKE GEORGE The Tour of the Adirondacks, a road cycling stage race sanctioned by USA Cycling, will be held on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 15 and 16, in Lake George and Lake Luzerne. Information/registration: 518-275-6185, or facebook.com/touroftheadirondacks.

 

Quiltfest

BENNINGTON The Quiet Valley Quilters’ Guild will present its 19th annual quilt show, “The Bennington Quiltfest 2012,” on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 15 and 16, at the Mount Anthony Middle School, 747 East Road in Bennington. Information: 802-823-4631, or www.benningtonquiltfest.com.

 

Bow Shoot

WEST HAVEN The West Haven Volunteer Fire Dept. will host a Bow Shoot from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15, and 7 a.m. until closing on Sept. 16, at the Book Brothers Farm, Book Road Pond Pastures in West Haven. Refreshments will be available (no alcohol). Information: Tom at 802-265-8630.

 

$1 Breakfast

FAIR HAVEN A Community Breakfast will be served from 8 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15, at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, corner of N. Main and Allen streets in Fair Haven. Cost: $1; free age 14 and younger. This breakfast will be served on the third Saturday each month by St. Mark’s/St. Luke’s Episcopal Mission and everyone will be welcome.

 

Driving Course

SALEM A Defensive Driving Course will be offered from 8:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15, at the Salem Town Hall. Cost: $35; $30 if you are a customer of the M. Shaw Insurance/Skene Valley Agency. Information/registration: 518-642-3360.

 

Quilters Meet

ARGYLE The Highland Quilters Guild will meet at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15, at the Methodist Church of Argyle. You are asked to bring at least two service quilt squares, raffle tickets, and money. Also, volunteers are needed for the Girl Scout project in October.

 

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, Sept. 15. The pantry is open on the third Saturday each month. Information: 753-6984.

 

Clock/Watch Show

SARATOGA SPRINGS The National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, Rip Van Winkle Chapter 40, will host an Antique Clock and Watch Show from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Sept. 15. You’ll find this event at the Saratoga Springs United Methodist Church, Northway Exit 14 to Henning Road and Fifth Avenue. Free appraisals and repair estimates will be provided and Drs. Malebranche and Sipay will present a program on clock and watch repairing. Information: Peter Elmendorf at 518-587-4435, or 518-438-7158.

 

Tag Sale, Signups

MANCHESTER Riley Rink at Hunter Park in Manchester will hold its Fall Tag Sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15. And from 10 a.m. to noon, registrations will be taken for the winter ice season. Hockey and figure skating programs will be offered, including hockey for adult women. A bounce house and light refreshments will be available on Sept. 15, too. Information/tag sale space ($10 individual; $25 organization): 802-362-0150, or www.rileyrink.com.

 

Yard Sale, Dinner

QUAKER SPRINGS The Quaker Springs United Methodist Church, 466 Route 32 South, invites everyone to its Fourth Annual Yard Sale and Giffy’s Chicken Barbecue on Saturday, Sept. 15. The yard sale will run from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. while the barbecue will be 4 to 6 p.m. at $9 each. Barbecue tickets will be sold at the door and in advance at 584-1812, or 584-0446.

 

Gardening Talk

DORSET As part of the Discover Dorset Festival, Master Gardener Charlie Nardozzi of Vermont Public Radio will speak about incorporating different types of bulbs into your garden at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15, at the Mettowee Mill Nursery on Route 30 in Dorset. Information: 802-325-3007, or www.dorsetvt.com.

 

 

Warrior Run

LAKE GEORGE An Urban Warrior Run for age 14 and older will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15, from Canada Street in Lake George Village. Urban-themed obstacles, wrecked cars, smoke, drainage ditches and more will be featured. Cost/registration: www.warriorrunmountainseries.com.

 

Apple Pie Contest

FAIR HAVEN The Fair Haven Historical Society will host its annual Apple Pie Contest on Saturday, Sept. 15, at the Grade School Apple Festival in Fair Haven Park that will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  There’ll be two divisions, adult, and children age 11 and younger. All pie entries must be brought to the booth by 11 a.m. and judging will be at noon. For size of pies allowed and other rules, call Lorraine at 265-3545, or email lorfrabr@comcast.net. Also, professional pie makers are asked to donate a pie with their business card or menu by 10 a.m. for immediate sale. The proceeds will benefit the scholarship program for high school seniors.

 

Dorset Festival

DORSET Dorset will celebrate its arts, history and the vibrancy of the community with a Discover Dorset Festival on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 15 and 16. Local artists will open their studios to visitors (Holman Studios (10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday), Dorset Custom Furniture (10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday), the Dorset Inn will host a cheese tasting event (3 to 5 p.m. Saturday), J.K. Adams will offer a factory tour, a new play reading will be done at the Dorset Playhouse, Someday Farm will host a cooking class using its own produce, and the Dorset Fire House will be open for tours (noon to 4 p.m. Sunday). Meet at the Dorset green for geocaching at 10 a.m. Also see the “Gardening Talk” and “Pottery Painting” items in this calendar for Sept. 15, and “History Walk” Sept. 16. Information: www.dorsetvt.com.

 

Pottery Painting

DORSET Flower Brook Pottery will offer a creative “Paint Your Own Pottery” activity on Saturday, Sept. 15, on the Dorset Green as part of the Discover Dorset Festival. Blank forms will be provided. Cost: $6 painting fee; $4.50 to $14 for forms. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Information: www.dorsetvt.com.

 

Boat Show

LAKE GEORGE The Lake George In-Water Boat Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 15 and 16, at Beach Road in Lake George Village. Area dealers, demo rides, and new and used boats will be included. Free. Information: 518-791-0070, or www.boatlakegeorge.com.

 

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.

 

Powwow

FORT EDWARD The Second Annual Autumn Harvest Powwow will be held from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday the 16th, at the Little Theater on the Farm, 27 Plum Road in Fort Edward. Singing, dancing, a 1750s encampment, storytelling, beadwork and educational presentations, vendors, food, children’s activities, a blanket raffle, and more will be featured. Free admission. Information: 518-747-3421, or www.littletheater27.org. Vendor information: 638-8925.

 

Basket Party

MANCHESTER The Eagles Ladies Auxiliary of Manchester Battenkill Valley Aerie 2551 will host its annual Basket Party on Saturday, Sept. 15, at the Eagles Clubhouse on Route 11/30 in Manchester. Doors will open at 11 a.m., with drawings beginning at 1 p.m. Cost: $8 admission, including 20 tickets and lunch; $3 each additional sheet of tickets. Proceeds will benefit this group’s scholarship fund and charitable causes. Information/to donate a basket: Carisa Warren at 802-779-6877, or email carisaann@hotmail.com.

 

Encampments

STILLWATER The 235th anniversary of the Battles of Saratoga will be saluted with encampments from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15, and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday the 16th, at Saratoga National Historical Park, routes 4 and 32 in Stillwater. At 2 p.m. Sunday there’ll be a wreath laying ceremony and everyone will be welcome. Cost: $5 per car, $3 per hiker or cyclist park entry fee. Information: 518-664-9821, Ext. 1777, or www.nps.gov/sara.

 

Knitting, Breakfast

EAST ARLINGTON The Prayer Shawl Ministry will meet at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15, at the Federated Church of East Arlington on Ice Pond Road. Bring knitting or crochet projects and a brown-bag lunch. Also, the Men’s Fellowship group will meet for breakfast at 8 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 16. Information: 802-375-2548, or www.federatedchurchofeastarlington.org.

 

Locomotives Exhibit

SHUSHAN The Georgi Museum on Adams Street in Shushan invites everyone to see “The Iron Rail” multimedia exhibit from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15. This exhibition, featuring historic photographs from the village and town of Salem, and recordings of locomotives and rail crossings, will run through Oct. 12. Information: Gail Bearup at 854-3773, or www.thegeorgi.com.

 

Jazz at the Lake

LAKE GEORGE Jazz at the Lake: Lake George Jazz Weekend will be held from 1 to 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 15 and 16, and 7:30 p.m. Saturday only, at Shepard Park in Lake George Village. Featured will be contemporary jazz by nationally acclaimed performers. Free. Information: 518-668-2616, or www.lakegeorgearts.org.

 

Circus

GLENS FALLS The Oriental Shriners will present its 2012 Circus Under the Big Top at 2 and 7 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15, at Crandall Park on Glen Street in Glens Falls. Two children age 11 and younger will be admitted free with a $12 adult ticket. Tickets will be sold at the circus and are available at www.ticketweb.com.

 

Concert Benefit

GRANVILLE An Adopt a Soldier benefit concert, featuring country music by Phil Hoyt, will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15, at Veterans Park on Quaker Street in Granville. There’ll be a 50/50 raffle, too. Bring a lawn chair. Information: 518-337-6789.

 

Chicken Barbecue

VICTORY MILLS The Victory Mills Fire Dept. will hold a Chicken Barbecue from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15, at the fire house. Eat in or take out. Cost: $9.50. Information/reservations: 858-6110, or 695-3957.

 

Dinner Benefit

POULTNEY A Local Celebrity Waiter Dinner will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15, at The Station on Main Street in Poultney. Seating will be at 5, 6 and 7 p.m. and served will be chicken or eggplant parmigiano, dessert and more, with tip proceeds benefiting the Poultney Elementary School PTO. Information/tickets: School at 287-5212.

 

Saturday Series

MANCHESTER Burr and Burton Academy’s Media and Performing Arts Department, Green Mountain Academy, and Northshire Performing Arts will present a high-definition broadcast performance in the school’s Riley Center for the Arts at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15. A drama, “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,” will be shown from Royal Albert Hall in London. Tickets: $18 adults; $9 students. Purchase online at www.bba.ticketjunior.com. Information: www.burrburton.org/arts/Riley.

 

Sunday September 16

 

Pancakes, Waffles

SCHAGHTICOKE Victor Masonic Lodge will serve a buffet-style Pancake/Belgian Waffle Breakfast from 7:30 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 16, at the lodge across from the Hoosic Valley Central School on Route 67 in Schaghticoke. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Sunday Breakfast

HARTFORD The Hartford Volunteer Fire Company and Auxiliary invites everyone to a Pancake Breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 16, at its Community Hall, routes 40 and 149. Cost: $6 adults; $3 ages 5 to 13; free 4 and younger.

 

Golf Tournament

GRANVILLE The Town of Granville Republican Committee will hold its Third Annual Golf Tournament Fundraiser on Sunday, Sept. 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: $260 per foursome or $65 per person. Information/registration: Frank Hunt at 518-832-9267, or email GranvilleGOP@yahoo.com.

 

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 Sept. 16. Omelets, pancakes and more will be served at $6 per person, $5 senior citizens, and $4 children.

 

Golf, Barbecue

QUEENSBURY/GLENS FALLS The Hole in One for Hole in the Woods Mini Golf Tournament will be held at 9 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 16, at Pirates Cove Adventure Golf in Queensbury. Following will be a barbecue, games and other activities at Crandall Park on Upper Glen Street, Route 9, in Glens Falls. Information/registration: 518-696-5921, or www.doublehranch.org.

 

Border Run

CASTLETON The Southwest Freedom Riders group will host its annual Border Run, a poker run with cash prizes, on Sunday, Sept. 16. Sign in between 9 and 10:30 a.m. at the Irving/Jiffy Mart on Route 30 at Castleton Corners. Cost: $10 per person. All bikes will be welcome. Information: 1-888-299-7937.

 

Family Day

GLENS FALLS A free family program, “Discovery Day: All that Glitters IS Gold!” will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 16, at The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren Street in Glens Falls. See art made of gold with a museum educator, followed by a children’s art making session. Information: 518-792-1761, Ext. 17, or www.hydecollection.org.

 

Dog Day

ARGYLE Everyone is invited to the MYNE Training and Boarding Facility at 511 Pleasant Valley Road in Argyle to celebrate AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 16. Featured will be a pet parade (costumes optional), an obedience demonstration, a blessing of the animals, refreshments, door prizes, and much more. Information: 518-638-5488, 638-6985, or www.mynekennel.com.

 

History Walk

DORSET As part of the Discover Dorset Festival, the Dorset Historical Society will offer a “Walk through History” on Benedict Road in East Dorset at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 16. Meet at the Wilson House in East Dorset Village and carpool to the southern end of Benedict Road. Refreshments will follow the walk at the Wilson House where anecdotes, memories and memorabilia will be shared. Information: Ruth Stewart at 867-0331, or www.dorsetvt.com.

 

Battlefield Hike

HUBBARDTON Site interpreter Carl Fuller will lead a Hubbardton Military Road Hike from 2 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 16, at the Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site, 5696 Monument Hill Road. Wear sturdy shoes and bring water. 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, Sept. 16, at the American Legion Post on Clancy Street in Schuylerville. Music will be provided by the Ole Time Country band. A meeting will precede the dance from 1:30 to 2 p.m. and there’ll be a buffet at 3 p.m. (bring a dish to share). Cost: $5 adults; $2 ages 6 to 17; free 5 and younger. Information: Floyd at 747-6687, or Sandy at 824-3719.

 

Monday September 17

 

GMC Picnic

RUTLAND Reservations are requested by Monday, Sept. 17, for the Volunteer Appreciation Picnic that will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 22, at the Green Mountain Club headquarters in Waterbury. Free. Information/reservations: Mari Zagarins at 802-241-8324, or email mzagarins@greenmountainclub.org.

 

Battle Talk

CASTLETON Carl Fuller, a site interpreter at the Hubbardton Battlefield, will speak about the significance of the Battle of Hubbardton and the effects it had on the people in the area during the Revolutionary War at 1 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 17. You’ll find this talk at the Castleton Community Center on Route 4A. Cost: $3. Also, lunch will be available at noon before the talk and reservations for the lunch should be made by 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 14. Information/reservations: 802-468-3093.

 

Potluck Supper

HEBRON Everyone is invited to a Potluck Supper at 6 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 17, 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.

 

Women Meet

CAMBRIDGE The Embury Unit of United Methodist Women will meet at 6 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 17, in the Fellowship Hall of the Embury United Methodist Church, 41 E. Main Street in Cambridge. A potluck supper will precede the meeting (bring a dish to share; dessert/beverages provided). And, Kay Runge will present a talk on John Wesley, founder of Methodism. Information: 518-677-3602, or www.emburyunited.weebly.com.

 

Hunter Course

VICTORY The Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club will hold registration for a Hunter and Bow Safety Course from 6 to 7 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 17, at its clubhouse on Route 32 south of Victory Village. This course will run from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sept. 22 and 23 and a home study portion must be completed by Sept. 22. Information: Jeff Everts at 518-664-8731 between 4 and 9 p.m.

 

Tuesday September 18

 

Seniors’ Lunch

WEST PAWLET Reservations are requested by Tuesday, Sept. 18, for the Haystack Hustler Seniors luncheon at noon on Tuesday, Sept. 25, at the Mettowee Community School on Route 153 in West Pawlet. The school’s students will visit with the seniors and tell what they are studying, items will be collected for the Pawlet Food Shelf, and there’ll be a 50/50 raffle. Lunch cost: $3.50. Information/reservations: Phyllis at 325-3196.

 

Women’s Health

FORT ANN Washington County WIC will hold its monthly clinic from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 18, at the Fort Ann Rescue Squad on Route 149. WIC provides supplemental foods and health education to pregnant and nursing women, infants, and children to age 5. Ask if you qualify for help with your food bill. Information/alternate time: 518-746-2460.

 

Garden Club Meets

ARLINGTON The Arlington Garden Club will meet at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 18, at the American Legion Hall in Arlington. A business meeting will precede a presentation by Ellen White from South Carolina titled, “Gardening Under Glass.” Information: Fran Shepherd at 375-2465, or arlingtongardenclubvt@webs.com.

 

Library Friends

GRANVILLE The Friends of the Pember Library will meet at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 18, at the library, 33 W. Main Street in Granville. Prospective members will be welcome and are encouraged to attend. Information: 642-2525.

 

Book Study

ARLINGTON The St. James Book Study Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 18, and each Tuesday through Oct. 23, to discuss the book, “Love Wins,” by Rob Bell. This book is about “heaven and hell and the fate of every person who ever lived.” You’ll find this activity at St. James Episcopal Church, Route 7A in Arlington. Information: 802-375-9952.

 

Quilters Meet

RUTLAND The Maple Leaf Quilters Guild will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 18, downstairs in the Parish Hall at Christ the King Church, S. Main Street in Rutland. Linda Cooper from Virginia will present a trunk show titled, “My Quilting Life in Color and 3D.” Open to all who have an appreciation of the art of quilting. Cost: $4 for non-members. Information: www.mapleleafquilters.org.

 

Bingo at VFW

QUEENSBURY The Queensbury VFW at 32 Luzerne Road will host Tuesday Night Bingo at 7 p.m. on Sept. 18. Cards go on sale at 5:30 p.m. and home-cooked meals will be available. This bingo is held each Tuesday, with few exceptions, and everyone will be welcome.

 

Guitar Night

GREENWICH VFW Post 7291 at 63 Abeel Avenue in Greenwich invites everyone to an Acoustic Guitar Night Fundraiser hosted by John J. Byrnes, III, from 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 18. Bring your guitar or just come and listen. No cover charge. Guitar night is held each Tuesday, with few exceptions.

 

Wednesday September 19

 

Women’s Health

FORT ANN Washington County WIC will hold its monthly clinic from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 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 if you qualify for help with your food bill. Information/alternate time: 518-746-2460.

 

Founder’s Day

GLENS FALLS The New York Division of Women’s National Farm and Garden will celebrate its annual Founder’s Day from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 19, at the Folk Life Center of the Crandall Library in Glens Falls. Cost: $15. Everyone will be welcome. Information: Alice Meager at 518-744-0555.

 

Farmers’ Market

GREENWICH The Greenwich Farmers’ Market will be open from 3 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 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.

 

Appraisals

GRANVILLE The Granville Lioness Antique and Jewelry Appraisal Road Show, with Jim Marquis and Ron Marcus, will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 19, at the Granville Hook and Ladder building on Quaker Street. Cost: $5 per item; $10 for three items. Appraised will be furniture, old tools, art, frames, china, silver, and more. Refreshments will be available. Information: Nancy Williams at 518-642-0709.

 

Astronomers Meet

SALEM The Salem Astronomy Club will meet at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 19, at the Courthouse Community Center, 58 E. Broadway, across from the Salem Central School. Meetings are open to all and there is no membership fee. Information: Email Bill Frederick at wfrederi@gotsky.com.

 

Eugenics Talk

MANCHESTER Dr. Jonathan Spiro, chairman of the U.S. History Dept. at Castleton State College, will speak on “The Eugenics Movement of the 1920s” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 19, at the First Congregational Church in Manchester. This movement sought to eliminate the “inferior” races from the United States. Free and open to all and refreshments will be served. Information: www.manchesterhistoricalsocietyvt.org.

 

Film Screening

MANCHESTER Transition Town Manchester invites everyone to a screening of the film, “In Transition 2.0,” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 19, at the Mark Skinner Library, 48 West Road in Manchester. See how communities are developing local solutions to global issues such as peak oil and climate change. Free. Information: www.TransitionTownManchester.org, or info@Transitiontownmanchester.org.

 

AA Meetings

WHITEHALL Alcoholics Anonymous meetings will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. every Wednesday at the John Neary Hill Senior Citizens Building on Williams Street in Whitehall. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Model Railroaders

GLENS FALLS The Upstate Model Railroaders will hold a free Open House from 7 to 10 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 19, at 190 Glen Street in Glens Falls. Information: www.upstatemodelrailroaders.com.

 

Thursday September 20

 

Art Reception

BENNINGTON A reception with Richard Kime, creator of the current exhibition, “Signs of the Times: Original Designs by Richard Kimes,” will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 20, at the Bennington Museum, 75 Main Street, Route 9. This exhibition will run through Sept. 30. Information: 802-447-1571, or www.benningtonmuseum.org.

 

Health Clinics

RUTLAND AREA The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice will offer Blood Pressure and Foot Care Clinics as follows: 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, Maple Village, Rutland; 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26, Godnick Adult Center, Rutland; and 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, North Clarendon Community Center. Cost:  $2 blood pressure; $5 foot care. Information: 802-775-0568.

 

Farmer’s Market

POULTNEY The Poultney Farmers’ Market will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursdays through Oct. 4 on Main Street in Poultney. Offered will be bedding plants, specialty foods, range-fed meat and eggs, farmstead cheeses, Vermont crafts, and more. Information: 802-468-5805.

 

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 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 through Oct. 4, across from the Castleton Free Library on Main Street, Route 4A.

 

Balloon Festival

GLENS FALLS The 40th Annual Adirondack Balloon Festival will begin with a 4 p.m. launch at Crandall Park in Glens Falls on Thursday, Sept. 20. More than 100 hot-air balloons, including a dozen special shapes, are expected at the festival that will continue at the Warren County Airport in Queensbury with launches at 5 p.m. on Friday, at 6 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Saturday, and at 6 a.m. on Sunday. Information: 518-222-4593, or www.adirondackballoonfest.org.

 

Art Reception

GLENS FALLS A gallery reception for an exhibition titled, “Dance Masks of Guatemala,” a collection of Ed and Carmen Contento from Saratoga Springs, will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 20. You’ll find this event at the Folk Life Center of the Crandall Public Library in Glens Falls. Information: 518-792-6508, or www.crandalllibrary.org.

 

Art Walk

GLENS FALLS The Third Thursday Art Walk will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 20, in downtown Glens Falls. Art receptions and exhibitions will be featured at this free event. Information: www.glensfallsartwalk.com.

 

Pizza at VFW

GRANVILLE The VFW Auxiliary will offer Pizza from 5 to 9 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays at VFW Post 1653, 9 North Street in Granville. Takeouts will be available. Cost: $8 cheese pizza, $9 pepperoni. Information: 518-642-1599.

 

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.

 

Birds of Prey

FAIR HAVEN A “Silent Wings, Birds of Prey” program will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 20, at the Fair Haven Free Library. The Wildlife Institute of Eastern New York will bring an eagle, falcon, hawk and owl for this informative program that’s free and open to all. Information: 802-265-8011.

 

Vermont History

RUPERT Jane Beck, founder of the Vermont Folklife Center, will tell the story of Alec Turner at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 20, at the handicap-accessible Rupert Historical Society/Library Building on Route 153 in Rupert. Alec was born a slave in 1845 and died a free man, farmer and landowner in Grafton in 1923. His narrative was told to his family and recounted to Jane by his daughter, Daisy. Free and open to all. Information: Gene Higgins at 802-394-7738.

 

Free Concert

GLENS FALLS MaryLeigh & the Fauves will perform in concert from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 20, at the Crandall Public Library, 251 Glen Street in Glens Falls. This group features “catchy melodies and intelligent lyrics.” Free and open to all. Information: 518-792-6508, or www.crandalllibrary.org.

 

Friday September 21

 

Craft Festival

LAKE GEORGE A Lakeside Craft Festival will be held Friday through Sunday, Sept. 21 to 23, at Beach Road in Lake George Village. Information: www.lakegeorgevillage.com/lake_george.asp.

 

Rummage Sale

GRANVILLE Sylvan Star/Skenesborough Chapter 122 will hold a Rummage Sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 21, 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.

 

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 Sept. 21. 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.

 

Friday Bingo

WHITEHALL Elks Lodge 1491 at 5 Elks Way in Whitehall will host Friday Night Bingo at 7 p.m. on Sept. 21. Featured will be a $500 jackpot special. This bingo is held each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-1491.

 

Staged Readings

DORSET Plays written by students in the Dorset Theatre Festival’s playwrighting programs will be performed in staged readings by professional actors at noon and 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 21, at the Dorset Playhouse, 104 Cheney Road. Information: 802-867-5777, or www.dorsettheatrefestival.org.

 

Shipwrecked

GLENS FALLS The Pendragon Theatre will stage “Shipwrecked” at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 21 and 22, at the Charles R. Wood Theater in Glens Falls. This family-friendly play tells the real-life tale of Louis de Rougemont and his 30-year adventure in the Australian outback after being lost at sea. Information/tickets: 518-874-0800, or www.woodtheater.org.

 

Frankenstein

FORT EDWARD The Hudson River Shakespeare Company will stage “Frankenstein” at 8 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 21, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday the 22nd, and 2 p.m. Sunday Sept. 23, at the Little Theater on the Farm, 27 Plum Road in Fort Edward. Cost: $10; $8 senior citizens and students. Information/reservations: 737-4418.

 

Saturday September 22

 

Iron Pour

SALEM Salem Art Works will host its Sixth Annual Intercollegiate Iron Pour on Saturday, Sept. 22. College students from the Northeast and Midwest will gather for a weekend of iron casting, while visitors will observe thousands of pounds of molten iron being poured into artists’ prepared molds. And, cast iron artist and master technician Matt Wicker will speak on current trends in cast iron and his thoughts on the future of this medium. Information/times: 518-854-7674, or www.salemartworks.org.

 

Cemetery Maintenance

FAIR HAVEN The Fair Haven Cemetery Committee will hold a Work Day on Saturday, Sept. 22, at the West Street Cemetery in Fair Haven. Volunteers are asked to meet at the cemetery at 8:45 a.m. for the work that will run until noon (restack the old stone walls, pick up fallen headstones, rake). Bring tools, work gloves, insect spray and water. This activity will be repeated on Saturday, Oct. 13. Information: Tim Pockette at 265-4952, or Mary McNeil at 342-3394.

 

Volleyball Tournament

GRANVILLE The Third Annual Ace for the Cure Volleyball Tournament will be held at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 22, in the Granville High School gymnasium. Participating districts include Hadley-Luzerne, Warrensburg, and Waterford-Halfmoon. This event also will include a bake sale, giveaways, a children’s activity center, and a T-shirt sale. Proceeds will benefit breast cancer research. Information: Kate Becker at 518-642-1051.

 

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 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, and 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesdays, with few exceptions.

 

Heritage Day

CAMBRIDGE The Cambridge Historical Society will host its annual Heritage Day beginning at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 22, at its 1869 house, 12 Broad Street in Cambridge. Local historian Phillip Brown will lead a roundtable discussion titled, “The Wells Family in Cambridge, N.Y.” He will discuss services of the state library in Albany, and then the Wells family. The museum will be open, too, with tours and new exhibits until 3 p.m. Information: 518-677-5232.

 

Arts/Crafts Festival

GLENS FALLS The Colors of Fall Arts and Crafts Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 22, at Crandall Park in Glens Falls. Featured will be local and regional artists, artisans, and children’s activities. Free admission. Information: 518-747-7740, or www.northcountryartscenter.org.

 

Fiber Festival

GREENWICH The Fourth Annual Southern Adirondack Fiber Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 22 and 23, at the Washington County Fairgrounds in Greenwich. Demonstrations and workshops, 120 vendors, food, a fleece show and sale, finished products, patterns and kits, and handmade soaps will be featured. There also will be livestock private sales and a fiber photo contest. Admission: $5 adults; free age 13 and younger. Free parking. Information: www.adkfiber.com.

 

Alumni Show

CASTLETON Seven former students of Castleton State College will participate in a show titled, “Poetics of Space,” at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 22, in the Christine Price Gallery at the college. They will assess their own ideas about domestic space and how they may respond to theories in Gaston Bachelard’s book, “The Poetics of Space.”

 

Quilt Documentation

MIDDLETOWN SPRINGS The Middletown Springs Historical Society will host the Vermont Quiltsearch Documentation Team from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 22, at the society’s building on the green in Middletown Springs, junction of routes 133 and 140. The team will “document” your quilt for free (age, what it’s made of, its condition, and caring for it), and offer more detailed appraisals at $40 per quilt. Information: Historical Society at 802-235-2376, or Quiltsearch at 802-485-8892.

 

Basket Party

CASTLETON A Basket Party will be held on Saturday, Sept. 22, at the American Legion Hall on Route 4A in Castleton. Viewing will begin at 11:30 a.m. and drawings at 1 p.m. Proceeds will benefit John Groesbeck from Granville who is fighting cancer. Information/to donate basket items: Pam Groesbeck at 802-671-8054, Stella Rathbun at 518-796-4356, or Annette Minnie at 518-744-0274.

 

Family Day

SCHAGTICOKE  The Hoosic Valley Rescue Squad will host an End of Summer Party and Family Day at the Squad on Route 40 from noon to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 22. This event will be hosted by Kevin Richards of WGNA and Harold Ford as Johnny Cash will perform. There will be food all day, with a chicken barbecue at 4 p.m. Event tickets are priced at $30 in advance, and $35 at the door. Ages 11 to 15 are $20, 6 to 10 are $15, and younger than 6 free admission. To purchase, call 518-817-2270, or 518-860-8626.

 

Golf Benefit

HOOSICK FALLS The Hoosick Irish Open Crazy Pin Golf Scramble will be held on Saturday, Sept. 22, at the Hoosick Falls Country Club. This will be a four-person scramble with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. Cost: $50 per player, with proceeds benefiting the Hoosick Falls St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Raffles, music, bagpipes and food, too. Information: Kevin O’Malley at 518-894-5035.

 

Art Reception

CAMBRIDGE An opening reception will be held for an exhibition of paintings by award-winning artist Elizabeth Coyne from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 22, at the Valley Artisans Market’s Small Gallery, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Elizabeth says all of her images “come from the natural world.” Information: 518-677-2765.

 

Sunday September 23

 

Steep Hike

RUTLAND The Green Mountain Club will offer a Shrewsbury Peak Loop hike on Sunday, Sept. 23. Meet at 9:30 a.m. at Main Street Park, near the east end of the fire station off Center Street in Rutland City. This hike will include a gradual climb of 1.7 miles followed by a steep grade of 0.3 miles. The descent will be very steep, with climbing over rocky outcrops necessary. Wear appropriate footwear and bring water and lunch. Information: Barb and Barry Griffith at 492-3573.

 

1777 Reenactment

ORWELL English actor/playwright Howard Burnham will offer an encounter with “Gentleman Johnny Burgoyne” and recount his 1777 Northern Campaign experiences at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 23. You’ll find this activity at the Mount Independence State Historic Site, 497 Mount Independence Road in Orwell. Cost: $5 park admission; free age 14 and

younger. Information: 802-948-2000.

 

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, Sept. 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 824-3719.

 

Gaslight Follies

GLENS FALLS Uncle Floyd Vivino will present The Gaslight Follies Stage Revue, featuring alumni of Gas Light Village, at 2 and 7 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 23, at the Charles R. Wood Theater in Glens Falls. Families are invited to experience the “spirit of vaudeville” at this show. Cost: $25. Information/tickets: 518-874-0800, or www.woodtheater.org.

 

Ham Dinner

JOHNSONVILLE The Johnsonville Rescue Squad at 4 River Road invites everyone to a Ham Dinner from 3 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 23. Eat in or take out. Cost: $10 adults; $5 ages 5 to 12. Information/reservations: 753-7518.

 

Sunday Dance

QUEENSBURY A Fourth Sunday Dance will be held from 7 to 9:30 p.m. on Sept. 23 at The Fun Spot in Queensbury. Casual, social ballroom dancing will be featured and singles will be welcome. Information/cost: 518-792-1603, or www.usadanceadk.com.

 

Monday September 24

 

Documentary

ARLINGTON A documentary film, “The Making of the Hunger Games,” will be screened at the Martha Canfield Library on Monday, Sept. 24. Free and open to all. Information/time: 802-375-2219, or www.marthacanfieldlibrary.org.

 

Vermont Brigade

CASTLETON Paul Andriscin, adjunct professor of history at Castleton State College and a site interpreter at Mount Independence, will present a PowerPoint program on the Vermont Brigade at 1 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 24, at the Castleton Community Center on Route 4A. Cost: $3. Also, lunch will be available at noon before the talk and reservations for the lunch should be made by 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 21. Information/reservations: 802-468-3093.

 

Public Forum

RUTLAND The Department of Vermont Health Access will host a Public Forum on the new health benefits exchange from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 24, at the Rutland Free Library, 10 Court Street. This exchange, scheduled to launch in late 2013, will be a marketplace for individuals, families and small businesses to compare and purchase qualified private health insurance plans and more. Free and open to all.

 

Legion Bingo

CAMBRIDGE American Legion Post 634 at 2106 Route 22 in Cambridge will host Monday Bingo at 7 p.m. on Sept. 24. This bingo is held each Monday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-677-8069.

 

Chamber Music

GLENS FALLS Trio 826 will open the deBlasiis Chamber Music Series at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 24, at The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren Street in Glens Falls. Works by Schubert, Borodin, Kodaly, and others will be featured. Cost: $25; $5 students. Information/tickets: David Bullard at 518-792-2383.

 

Wednesday September 26

 

Story Time

VALLEY FALLS Story Time will be offered at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 26, at the Valley Falls Free Library, 42 State Street. A children’s story and craft time will be featured. Information: 753-4230.

 

Driving Course

HOOSICK FALLS The Northeast New York Safety and Health Council will offer a Pre-Licensing Course at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 26, at the Hoosick Falls Health Center, 21 Danforth Street. A valid state of New York driver’s permit is required to take this course. Cost: $40. Information/registration: 518-686-4854.

 

Gospel Jam

FORT EDWARD The Bluebillies will host a Gospel Jam at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 26, at the Little Theater on the Farm, 27 Plum Road in Fort Edward. There’ll be raffles, and refreshments will be available. Free admission, donations appreciated. Pickers are asked to call Mel at 632-5026.

 

Model Railroaders

GLENS FALLS The Upstate Model Railroaders will hold a free Open House from 7 to 10 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 26, at 190 Glen Street in Glens Falls. Information: www.upstatemodelrailroaders.com.

 

Thursday September 27

 

Castleton Market

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

 

Free Concert

GLENS FALLS Annalivia will perform in concert from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 27, at the Crandall Public Library, 251 Glen Street in Glens Falls. This group features traditional bluegrass, Irish, Scottish, Norwegian and old-time music. Free and open to all. Information: 518-792-6508, or www.crandalllibrary.org.

 

Friday September 28

 

Ragnar Relay

LAKE GEORGE The Ragnar Relay Adirondacks, “not your average 10K or half marathon,” will be held on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 28 and 29, from Canada Street in Lake George Village. Information/registration: www.ragnarrelay.com.

 

Saturday September 29

 

Harvest/Horse Festival

TICONDEROGA A Heritage Harvest and Horse Festival will be held on Saturday, Sept. 29, at Fort Ticonderoga. Information: Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce at 518-585-6619, or www.chamberinfo@ticonderogany.com.

 

Oktoberfest

LAKE GEORGE An Oktoberfest Arts and Crafts Festival will be held from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday the 30th, at Shepard Park in Lake George Village. Quality art and craft items will be offered and there’ll be music and activities for all ages. Free admission. Information: 518-744-3418.

 

Cemetery Tour

GLENS FALLS The Glens Falls Community Theatre and the Chapman Historical Museum will host a Glens Falls Cemetery Tour on Saturday, Sept. 29, at the Bay Street Cemetery. Tours of 1.5 hours will be offered from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost: Fee for adults; free age 11 and younger. Information: 518-793-2826, or www.chapmanmuseum.com.

 

Saturday Series

MANCHESTER Burr and Burton Academy’s Media and Performing Arts Department, Green Mountain Academy, and Northshire Performing Arts will present a high-definition broadcast performance in the school’s Riley Center for the Arts at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 29. This broadcast, the final of three, will feature the “Manhattan Short Film Festival.” Tickets: $18 adults; $9 students. Purchase online at www.bba.ticketjunior.com. Information: www.burrburton.org/arts/Riley.

 

Fireworks

LAKE GEORGE Fireworks will be held at 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 29, at Beach Road in Lake George Village. Information: 518-668-5771.

 

Sunday September 30

 

Food Festival

GLENS FALLS A Taste of the North Country Food Festival will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 30, at City Park in Glens Falls. Samples from more than 40 North Country restaurants will be offered, along with music and children’s activities. Information/cost: 518-744-7470, or www.glensfallstaste.com.

 

Bridal/Prom Expo

QUEENSBURY A Bridal and Prom Expo will be held from noon to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 30, in the Mohican Ballroom at the Six Flags Great Escape Lodge in Queensbury. More than 60 vendors, prizes, and wedding and prom package giveaways will be featured. Free admission. Information: 518-798-9333, or www.adkwc.com.

 

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, Sept. 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 824-3719.

 

Wednesday October 3

 

Disney on Ice

GLENS FALLS Disney on Ice will be presented from Wednesday, Oct. 3, through Sunday, Oct. 7, at the Glens Falls Civic Center. Information/tickets: 855-432-2849, or www.glensfallscc.com.

 

Thursday October 4

 

Farmer’s Market

POULTNEY The Poultney Farmers’ Market will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 4, on Main Street in Poultney. Offered will be bedding plants, specialty foods, range-fed meat and eggs, farmstead cheeses, Vermont crafts, and more. Information: 802-468-5805.

 

Historic Residence

CASTLETON The Higley House at 407 Main Street, Route 4A, in Castleton will conclude its Thursday afternoon tours program from 2 to 4 p.m. on Oct. 4. This is a 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 Oct. 4, across from the Castleton Free Library on Main Street, Route 4A.

 

Free Concert

GLENS FALLS Cantrip will perform in concert from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 4, at the Crandall Public Library, 251 Glen Street in Glens Falls. This quartet of Scottish musicians features “a driving blend of twin fiddles, bagpipes and guitar.” Free and open to all. Information: 518-792-6508, or www.crandalllibrary.org.

 

Friday October 5

 

Golf Benefit

RUTLAND COUNTY The 12th Annual Golf Tournament to Benefit Homeless Animals that will be held on Friday, Oct. 5, at the Proctor-Pittsford Country Club. Registration will begin at 11:45 a.m. and captain and crew play will start at 1 p.m. Cost: $85, $80 PPCC members, including a post-tournament banquet. Information/pre-registration: Rutland County Humane Society at 802-483-9171, or www.rchsvt.org.

 

Saturday October 6

 

Century Ride

LAKE GEORGE The Peak Season Century, a 100-mile or 60-mile bike ride to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, will be held at 7 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 6, from Lake George Village. Cost/registration: 518-527-8256, or www.peakseasoncentury.org.

 

Sunday October 7

 

Pancake Breakfast

WELLS The Wells Volunteer Fire Dept. invites everyone to a Pancake Breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 7, at the firehouse on Route 30.

 

Duathlon

GLENS FALLS The Glens Falls Lions Club Duathlon will be held at 8 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 7, from East Field in Glens Falls. This is a 5K run, 30K bike, and 5K run event. Information/registration: www.baystateevents.com.

 

Wednesday October 10

 

Public Forum

RUTLAND The Department of Vermont Health Access will host a Public Forum on the new health benefits exchange from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 10, at the Bennington Free Library, 101 Silver Street. This exchange, scheduled to launch in late 2013, will be a marketplace for individuals, families and small businesses to compare and purchase qualified private health insurance plans and more. Free and open to all.

 

Model Railroaders

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

 

Saturday October 13

 

Cemetery Maintenance

FAIR HAVEN The Fair Haven Cemetery Committee will hold a Work Day on Saturday, Oct. 13, at the West Street Cemetery in Fair Haven. Volunteers are asked to meet at the cemetery at 8:45 a.m. for the work that will run until noon Bring tools, work gloves, insect spray and water. Information: Tim Pockette at 265-4952, or Mary McNeil at 342-3394.

 

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.

 

Sunday October 14

 

Try Scuba

GLENS FALLS Rich Morin’s Professional Scuba Centers of Glens Falls will offer a free “Try Scuba” session from 9:30 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 14, at the Glens Falls High School pool. Bring your swim suit and a towel and all equipment will be provided. Registration is required at 518-761-0533. Also, this activity also will be offered on Sunday, Nov. 4, and Dec. 2.

 

Wednesday October 17

 

Film Screening

MANCHESTER Transition Town Manchester invites everyone to a screening of the film, “Gasland,” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 17, at the Mark Skinner Library, 48 West Road in Manchester. Learn about the secrets, lies and contamination associated with hydrofracking. Information: www.TransitionTownManchester.org, or info@Transitiontownmanchester.org.

 

Sunday November 4

 

Try Scuba

GLENS FALLS Rich Morin’s Professional Scuba Centers of Glens Falls will offer a free “Try Scuba” session from 9:30 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 4, at the Glens Falls High School pool. Bring your swim suit and a towel and all equipment will be provided. Registration is required at 518-761-0533. Also, this activity also will be offered on Sunday, Dec. 2.

 

Sunday December 2

 

Try Scuba

GLENS FALLS Rich Morin’s Professional Scuba Centers of Glens Falls will offer a free “Try Scuba” session from 9:30 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 2, at the Glens Falls High School pool. Bring your swim suit and a towel and all equipment will be provided. Registration is required at 518-761-0533.

 

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