Community Calendar 10/11/12

 

Thursday October 11

 

Tai Chi for Seniors

MANCHESTER Rich Marantz will lead Tai Chi for Seniors at 10 a.m. on Thursdays at Equinox Village, 49 Maple Street in Manchester. Information: Rich at 802-645-1960, or email rich@greenmountaintaichi.com.

 

Education Night

GLENS FALLS A free Education Appreciation Night will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 11, at The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren Street in Glens Falls. Teachers, administrators, arts-in-ed liaisons, PTA representatives, home schooling parents, youth service administrators and staff will view exhibitions and learn about new programs. Door prizes and refreshments, too. Information: 518-792-1761, Ext. 27.

 

Chicken and Biscuit

GRANVILLE The North Granville Methodist Church invites everyone to a Chicken and Biscuit Dinner at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 11. Cost: $9 adults; $4 ages 3 to 10; free 2 and younger. Information: Roberta at 812-4001.

 

Carry-In Dinner

EAST HEBRON Everyone is invited to a Harvest Carry-In Dinner at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 11, at the East Hebron Presbyterian Church, 6559 Route 22 (north of Salem, south of Granville). Bring a dish to pass (entrée, vegetable, dessert, etc.; beverages will be provided). Information: 518-642-3465.

 

Gnosis Lecture

BENNINGTON Everyone is invited to a free introductory lecture titled, “Gnosis: Transform Greed, Anger & Delusion,” from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 11, at the Karma Cat Yoga Studio, 469 Main Street in Bennington. Information: Email gnosis.hoosick@gmail.com.

Friday October 12

 

Computer Class

CASTLETON The Castleton Community Center on Route 4A is accepting registrations for a “‘How To’ Computer Class” with Toni Lobdell that will run from 10 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday, Oct. 15 to 19. Cost: $12; $10 supporting and life members. Information/registration: 802-468-3093.

 

Arthritis Class

CASTLETON Registrations are being accepted for a free Tai Chi for Arthritis class with Dr. Paul Lam that will run from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. on six Thursdays starting on Oct. 18 at the Castleton Community Center on Route 4A. Information/registration: 802-468-3093.

 

Healthier Living

BOMOSEEN Registrations are being accepted for a free Healthier Living Workshop that will be offered from 1 to 3:30 p.m. on six Mondays starting on Oct. 15 and ending on Nov. 19 at the Castleton Family Medical Center, 275 Route 30 in Bomoseen. Information/registration: 802-772-2400, or email communityeducation@rrmc.org.

 

Leasing to Farmers

RUTLAND Registrations are being accepted for “Leasing Your Land to a Farmer: A Workshop for Landowners, Farmers and Community Groups” that will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Rutland Area Farm and Food Link, 67 Merchants Row, Floor 3, in downtown Rutland. Assessing your land, crafting leases, legal, financial, tax, insurance, liability, and finding a farmer are topics that will be covered. Information/registration: Tara Kelly at RAFFL, 802-417-7331, email tara@rutlandfarmandfood.org, or Barb Jackson at 603-357-1600, email barb@landforgood.org.

 

Starting a Business

RUTLAND The Rutland Economic Development Corp. at 112 Quality Lane in Rutland is accepting registrations for a “Starting Your Own Small Business” workshop that will be held from noon to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 16. Cost: $40. Information/registration: 802-773-9147, or www.vtsbdc.org.

 

NYC Trip Benefit

GRANVILLE/WILTON Reservations are being accepted for a Day Trip to New York City on Saturday, Dec. 8. The bus will pick up passengers at 6 a.m. at the Price Chopper Plaza in Granville, and at 7 a.m. at Dick’s Sporting Goods, pole C2, at the Wilton Mall. Cost: $50, with proceeds benefiting Operation Adopt a Soldier. Information/reservations: Lila Myer at 518-642-1626, email lilmyer@yahoo.com, or Terri Perry at 518-232-4526, email Pterrilee418@aol.com.

 

Tractor Raffle

RUTLAND The Rutland Catholic schools are holding the Third Annual Tractor Raffle to benefit Christ the King School and Mount St. Joseph Academy. The grand prize is a choice of $12,000 cash or a John Deere 1023E tractor with two attachments. Additional prizes are one $500 cash prize, and two cash prizes of $250 each. Raffle ticket cost: $50 per ticket. Tickets are available at the Christ the King rectory and at www.msjvt.org or www.cksrutland.org. The winners will be drawn at a 6:30 p.m. spaghetti dinner at Christ the King School cafeteria, 60 S. Main Street in Rutland, on Saturday, Oct. 20.

 

Boston Trip

GLENS FALLS The Hyde Collection in Glens Falls is accepting reservations for a trip to the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and Museum of Fine Arts in Boston on Thursday, Oct. 18. Cost: $145; $120 members. Information/reservations: 518-792-1761, Ext. 13.

 

Work Requests

ARLINGTON Friday, Oct. 12, is the deadline for individuals and organizations to submit requests for student volunteers to help with projects on the Day of Community Service in Arlington. Information/work request sheets: www.bvsu.org, select “Arlington Memorial High School” and see the grey box on the left.

 

Quilting Class

SALEM The Salem Courthouse Quilters are accepting registrations for a “Julies’ Just Right Bag” class with Sue Pritt that will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 14, at the Courthouse Community Center, 58 E. Broadway in Salem. Registration: Email salemcourthousequilters@gmail.com.

 

Halloween Paintings

SALEM A unique collection of Halloween paintings by Wayne Rizzo will be exhibited from Friday, Oct. 12, through Wednesday, Oct. 31, in the Benn Room on floor one of the handicap-accessible Salem Courthouse Community Center. This exhibition coincides with the annual “Fear This” haunted courthouse activity.

 

Drawing Exhibition

BENNINGTON An exhibition titled, “Painting and Drawing by Thorsten Dennerline” now is displayed at the Bennington Museum, 75 Main Street, Route 9. This exhibition will run through Nov. 18. Information: 802-447-1571, or www.benningtonmuseum.org.

 

Ag Work Group

GREENWICH The U.S. Dept. of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service will host a Local Work Group meeting from 8 to 9:30 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 12, at the USDA Service Center, 2530 Route 40 in Greenwich. This group will focus on agricultural and natural resource issues in your community. Information: Tammy Willis at 315-477-6503, or http://offices.sc.egov.usda.gov/locator/app?state=NY.

 

Book Sale

GLENS FALLS The Friends of the Crandall Public Library Book Sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 12, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 13, and 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday the 14th at the library in Glens Falls. Information: 518-792-6508, Ext. 226, or www.crandalllibrary.org.

 

Health Clinics

RUTLAND AREA The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice will offer Blood Pressure and Foot Care Clinics as follows: 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 12, Rupert Fire House; 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, Appletree Apartments, Fair Haven; and 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31, Godnick Center, Rutland. Cost: $2 blood pressure; $5 foot care. Information: 802-775-0568.

 

Iron Rail Story

SHUSHAN The Georgi Museum on Adams Lane in Shushan currently has an exhibit depicting the local iron rail story. Also displayed are recently discovered 1958 photographs of Henry Georgi in the Bolivian mines and jungles. The Georgi will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Friday through December. Information: 518-854-3773, or email info@thegeorgi.com.

 

F.D. Open House

SALEM The Salem Volunteer Fire Dept. will host its annual Open House at 3 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 12, at the Proudfit Hall Fire House on E. Broadway. The firemen’s annual birthday calendar will be available at this event and everyone will be welcome.

 

Turkey Dinner

PUTNAM A traditional Harvest Turkey Dinner will be served at 5 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 12, at the Putnam Fire House on Route 22. Takeouts will be available at 4:30 p.m. Cost: $8 adults; $4 ages 5 to 10; free 4 and younger and adults older than 90. Proceeds will benefit the Putnam Founders’ Scholarship Award Fund.

 

Haunted House

SALEM A Haunted House will be open from 6 to 9:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 12 and 13, 19 and 20, 26 and 27, and Sunday, Oct. 28, at the Courthouse Community Center, 58 Broadway in Salem. Cost: $10 adults; $5 age 13 and younger and volunteer fire and EMS workers; $25 families (mother/dad or caregiver and children). Handicap accessible and refreshments will be available. Information: www.fearthis.org.

 

Book Reading

CAMBRIDGE Author Gerry Preece will read from the “Farm on the Hill” at 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 12, at Battenkill Books in Cambridge. Free; donations in support of the Forum Series appreciated.

 

Jungle Book

RUTLAND The Rutland Youth Theatre will stage “The Jungle Book” at 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 12, and 2 and 7 p.m. Oct. 13, at the Rutland Intermediate School. Cost: $8 adults; $6 children. Tickets will be sold at the Godnick Center on Deer Street, and at the door. Information: www.rutlandrec.com/programs/rutland-youth-theatre.

 

Trio Performs

TINMOUTH The Starry Mountain Trio will bring “haunting vocal melodies and world music” to the Tinmouth Community Church on Route 140 at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 12. Cost: $10. Refreshments will be available. Information: 446-2928, or email eworks@vermontel.net.

 

Friday Concert

NORTH BENNINGTON Composer/guitarist/singer Howard Fishman will perform in concert at 8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 12, at the Vermont Arts Exchange’s Sage Street Mill in North Bennington. Cost: $20 in advance at 1-800-838-3006, or www.brownpapertickets.com, or $24 at the door.

 

Saturday October 13

 

Pancake Breakfast

WELLS The Youth Fellowship invites everyone to its monthly Pancake Breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13, at the Wells United Methodist Church off the green in Wells. Special this month will be pumpkin pancakes. Cost: $5 adults, $3 ages 4 to 11; free 3 and younger. Information: Regina Mason at 802-325-2280.

 

Clothing Giveaway

MANCHESTER “Clothes from the Heart,” Heartwork’s fifth annual clothing giveaway, will be held from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Oct. 13, at the Maple Street School in Manchester. Gently used clothing for women, men and children, including coats and footwear, will be available. Bring your own bag and everyone will be welcome.

 

Fall Retreat

CAMBRIDGE The New Skete Communities at 250 New Skete Lane in Cambridge will host a Fall Retreat from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13. This year’s guest speaker will be Bishop Seraphim Sigrist who will discuss his most recent book, “A Life Together: Wisdom of Community from the Christian East.” Information/registration: 518-677-3928, or www.newskete.org.

 

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.

 

Saturday Hike

RUTLAND The Green Mountain Club will offer a difficult, steep 5.2-mile Hike at Burnt Rock in Waitsfield/Fayston on Saturday, Oct. 13. Meet at 9 a.m. at Main Street Park, near the east end of the fire station off Center Street in Rutland City. Information: Larry Walter at 775-3855.

 

Electronics Recycling

DORSET The Dorset Teachers Assn. and the Dorset Energy Committee will sponsor a Fall Electronics Recycling Day from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Oct. 13, at The Dorset School, 130 School Drive. All items will be accepted free of charge (computers/monitors/printers, Wii, Playstation, UPS battery backups, stereo equipment, etc.) and this event is open to people in Dorset and surrounding towns (no items will be accepted before or after the above hours). Proceeds will benefit the school’s technology fund. Information: Alex Bornstein at AlexBornstein@gmail.com.

 

Rummage Sale

DORSET The United Church of Dorset and East Rupert at 143 Church Street in Dorset will hold a Fall Rummage Sale from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13 (outside sales will begin at 8:30 a.m.). Included will be a bag sale from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Information: 867-2260.

 

Fall Fair

GLENS FALLS A Fall Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13, at the Glens Falls Senior Center. Offered will be books, jewelry, antiques, collectibles, plants and more. There’ll be a raffle and café, too. Information: 518-793-2189.

 

Bake/Bag Sale

EAGLE BRIDGE The ladies of the Eagle Bridge Methodist Church will hold a Bake and Bag Sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13, at the church on Route 67. Items will be offered at $3 per bag and everyone will be welcome.

 

Half Price Sale

HEBRON A Half Price Sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13, at the East Hebron United Presbyterian Church on Route 22 in Hebron. A variety of items will be offered in three full rooms. Information: 518-854-9383.

 

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.

 

Rabies Clinic

HUDSON FALLS Washington County Public Health will offer a free Rabies Clinic for dogs, cats and ferrets from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13, at the Kingsbury Highway Garage on Dix Avenue in Hudson Falls. Bring proof of any prior rabies vaccination and all pets must be on a leash or in a carrier. Information: 518-746-2400.

 

Gallery Open House

PAWLET Marion Waldo McChesney and Dona Mara Friedman invite everyone to a free Open House from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 13 and 14, at the Barn Shop Gallery near Mach’s General Store in Pawlet. Featured will be Marion’s unique ceramic works that have been shown in galleries and magazines across the country, and Dona’s oil paintings of the southwestern Vermont landscape, including some utilizing the ancient method of encaustic painting. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Friends of Haystack, a local effort to preserve Haystack Mountain in Pawlet. Information: Marion at 802-325-3238, or Dona at 802-394-2502.

 

Spinning Guild

SCHUYLERVILLE The Southern Adirondack Spinning Guild will meet from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13, in the Yarn Shop at the Foster Sheep Farm, 460 W. River Road in Schuylerville. This group meets on the second Saturday each month, with few exceptions. Information: Email fostersheepfarm@gmail.com.

 

Pember Benefit

GRANVILLE A house benefit for the Pember Library and Museum in Granville titled, “Reenacting Colonial Life in Granville,” will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13, at the historic 1780 Butler homestead, 270 Butler Road in Middle Granville. Featured will be indoor and outdoor events, hearth cooking and baking, artists and artisans with food and wares, talks and demonstrations on colonial life, tools and methods, herbs and agriculture, livestock, period dress and live music. Admission: $3 adults; free age 9 and younger. Information: 518-642-2817.

 

Monopoly

ARLINGTON The Martha Canfield Library at 528 E. Arlington Road in Arlington will host its first Monopoly tournament at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13. Featured will be two 90-minute rounds with a limit of 16 players. The four winners of the first round will play for the championship in the second round. Free and open to all. Information/registration: 802-375-2219, or www.marthacanfieldlibrary.org.

 

Exhibition Reception

GLENS FALLS A free reception for “The Door Project” exhibition will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13, at The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren Street in Glens Falls. Refreshments will be served and everyone will be welcome. Information: 518-792-1761, Ext. 27.

 

Harvest Fest

POULTNEY A Welsh Harvest Fest will be held on Saturday, Oct. 13, at Cerridwen Farm on the Green Mountain College campus in Poultney. There’ll be live music all afternoon, wagon rides and a meet-and-greet with Bill and Lou (retiring oxen) from 2 to 4 p.m., a haunted barn, children’s games and cider pressing from 2 to 4:30 p.m., local roast pork sandwiches and soup from 4 to 5:30 p.m., and an apple baked goodies contest at 5:30 p.m. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Chicken, Demos

PITTSTOWN The Pittstown Volunteer Fire Dept. invites everyone to a Chicken Barbecue Dinner on Saturday, Oct. 13, at the firehouse, 134 Parker School Road. Takeouts will be available from 3 to 5 p.m. at $10 each. Also, the department will hold a Fire Prevention Open House with safety information and hands-on fire extinguisher demonstrations during the dinner.

 

Artist Reception

BENNINGTON An artist reception with Barbara Ackerman will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13, in the Everett Burgdorff Gallery at Southern Vermont College in Bennington. Barbara’s exhibition of mixed media and pastel works will run through Nov. 15. Free and open to all. Information: 802-447-6388.

 

Giffy’s Barbecue

GREENWICH The Greenwich Trailblazers/Easton Sno-Kats will host a Giffy’s Barbecue Dinner from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13, at the Middle Falls Fire Dept. Cost: $10 for a half chicken or rack of ribs. Takeouts of chicken only will be available. There also will be 50/50 and muzzleloader raffles, an auction, deejay music, and a pre-sale gun raffle (Weatherby Vanguard Sporter .270 WSM). Call 518-692-9687 for all tickets.

 

Roast Pork

BACON HILL The handicap-accessible Bacon Hill Reformed Church invites everyone to a Roast Pork Dinner on Saturday, Oct. 13. Seating will be at 4:30 and 5:45 p.m. and takeouts also will be available. Cost: $10 adults; $5 age 12 and younger. Information/reservations: Carolyn King at 695-6876.

 

Harvest Dinner

SOUTH HARTFORD The Hartford Yoked Parish will serve a Harvest Dinner with oven-baked chicken from 4:30 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13, at the South Hartford Church House, routes 40/196 and Gilchrist Road in South Hartford. Takeouts will be available and there’ll be a bake sale and craft table. Dinner cost: $9; $4 ages 5 to 12; free 4 and younger.

 

Spaghetti Dinner

CASTLETON The New Horizon’s Pomona Grange invites everyone to a Spaghetti Dinner from 5 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13, at the Bomoseen Grange Hall, just south of Castleton Corners on Route 30. Cost: $8 adults; $5 age 12 and younger. There also will be raffles and a 50/50 drawing. Information; Dave at 860-465-7868, or 801-772-7177.

 

Chicken Pie

MANCHESTER Everyone is invited to a family-style Chicken Pie Supper at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13, at the First Baptist Church, corner of Main and Bonnet streets in Manchester. Cost: $12 adults; $5 age 10 and younger. Advance tickets: Martha Thompson at 802-362-3473. Let Martha know if climbing stairs are a problem for you.

 

Healing Meetings

WHITEHALL Faith Chapel Assembly of God Church on Comstock Road in Whitehall will host Gospel Healing Meetings with international evangelist Mark Swiger at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, and 10:45 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14. Everyone will be welcome. Information: 518-499-1742.

 

Autumn Night Sky

HUBBARDTON The Green Mountain Alliance of Amateur Astronomers invites everyone to enjoy the Autumn Night Sky from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13, at the Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site, 5696 Monument Hill Road. Bring a blanket, flashlight, and your own binoculars and telescope if you have them and the group members will share their telescopes. In case of rain, there’ll be an illustrated program inside. Free, donations appreciated. Information: 802-273-2282, or www.HistoricVermont.org/Hubbardton.

 

Dance Company

CAMBRIDGE The Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company will present “an evening of modern dance, live music and art” at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13, at Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Featured will be percussionist Donald Knaack, “The Junkman,” in “It’s a JUNKJAM Attack!” Also, ask about Donald’s workshops for children and adults. Information/tickets: 518-677-2495, or www.hubbardhall.org.

 

Ballroom Dancing

GLENS FALLS Temple Beth-El in Glens Falls will host Second Saturday Ballroom Dancing on Saturday, Oct. 13. A free lesson will be provided from 7 to 8 p.m. and the dance will begin at 8 p.m. All dancing abilities and singles will be welcome. Information/cost: 518-761-4174, or www.usadanceadk.com.

 

Student Play

BENNINGTON A student production of  “Dead Man’s Cell Phone,” an acclaimed comedy by Sara Ruhl, will be staged at 8 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 13 and 14, in the Margot Tenney Theater at Bennington College. Free and open to all. Information: www.bennington.edu.

 

Sunday October 14

 

Sunday Breakfast

BUSKIRK The Buskirk Volunteer Fire Dept. invites everyone to an all-you-can-eat Sunday Breakfast from 7:30 to 11 a.m. on Oct. 14 at the fire station, 2217 Buskirk-West Hoosick Road in Buskirk. This meal will be served on the second Sunday each month from October through May, 2013.

 

Pancake Breakfast

HARTFORD The Hartford Volunteer Fire Company and Auxiliary invites everyone to a Pancake Breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 14, at the company’s Community Hall, routes 40 and 149. Cost: $6 adults; $3 ages 5 to 13; free 4 and younger. Information: 632-3013.

 

Buffet Breakfast

FAIR HAVEN American Legion Post 49 at 72 S. Main St. in Fair Haven invites everyone to an all-you-can-eat Breakfast Buffet from 8 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 14. Cost: $7 adults; $3.50 ages 3 to 10; free 2 and younger. This breakfast is held on the second Sunday each month, with few exceptions. Information: 802-265-7983.

 

Sunday Breakfast

VICTORY The Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club on Route 32 south of Victory Village will serve a Pancake/French Toast Breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 14. Cost: $6 adults; $3 children. This breakfast will be served on the second Sunday each month, with few exceptions, and everyone will be welcome.

 

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.

 

Healing Service

DORSET Rev. Dr. James H. Gray will perform a hands-on Healing Service at 10 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 14, at the United Church of Dorset and East Rupert, off Route 30 at 143 Church Street in Dorset. Everyone in need of spiritual, physical, mental or emotional healing is invited to come forward for the laying of hands. Information: 867-2260.

 

Book Fair

SARATOGA SPRINGS A Book Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 14, at Barnes & Noble, Wilton Square in Saratoga Springs. Featured will be book readings, art activities, and a display of photographs documenting the creation of The Hyde’s Door Project. A percentage of the purchases made in the store and online will benefit The Hyde Collection’s educational programs (online purchases through Oct. 19 will qualify). Online purchases: www.bn.com/bookfairs (enter code 10780567 at the bottom of the payment page). Also, book fair vouchers are available at The Hyde Museum Store and at www.hydecollection.org. Information: The Hyde in Glens Falls at 518-792-1761, Ext. 20.

 

Fiddling Session

SCHUYLERVILLE The Adirondack Fiddlers will host an “Old Tyme Fiddling” session from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 14, at the American Legion Hall on Clancy Street in Schuylerville. All fiddlers and the public will be welcome and a dance caller is needed. Information: 518-274-6817.

 

Piano Concert

MANCHESTER Josh Wien will present a Piano Concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 14, at Equinox Terrace in Manchester. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Vocal Concert

MANCHESTER Marietta Horton Formanek, accompanied by Susan Dedell, will perform a vocal concert featuring Samuel Barber’s “Knoxville: Summer of 1915” at 4 pm. on Sunday, Oct. 14, at the First Baptist Church, 98 Bonnet Street in Manchester. Admission: Free-will offering.

 

Symphony Debut

GLENS FALLS Internationally celebrated violinist Sarah Chang will headline the opening concert of the Glens Falls Symphony at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 14, in the auditorium at the Glens Falls High School. Cost: $25, $35 and $50 adults; $10 students; season subscriptions and group discounts available. Information/tickets: 518-793-1348, or www.gfso.org. Also, a pre-concert talk with Maestro Charles Peltz will precede the concert at 3:15 p.m.

 

Roast Pork

SALEM Holy Cross Church on N. Main Street in Salem invites everyone to a family-style Fall Roast Pork Dinner at 5 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 14. Takeouts will be available at 4:30 p.m. Cost: $10 adults, $5 age 11 and younger, with proceeds benefiting the Knights of Columbus scholarship program. Information/tickets: Church office at 854-7626, Peter Dunigan at 854-9217, or Jack Phillips at 854-7247.

 

Free Supper

HOOSICK FALLS The men of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 70 Main Street in Hoosick Falls, invite everyone to a free Sunday Supper at 5 p.m. on Oct. 14. Handicap accessible. Information: 686-4982.

 

Monday October 15

 

Spaghetti dinner

Pasta lovers can make room for a spaghetti dinner at Bernardo’s on Monday, Oct. 15. The event will benefit John Groesbeck to help pay for brain cancer expenses.

There will be door prizes, a 50/50 drawing and a large raffle. Purchase advance tickets by phone or at Rich Automotive on Route 22 or Whitney’s Archery on Church Street.  They will also be sold at the door.

The three dinner seatings will take place at 5, 6, and 7 p.m., for a fee of $5. Take-out and delivery are also available for $6 per call. Raffle tickets are $2 each or 3 for $5, and the winner need not be present. For more information, to donate or to buy tickets call Alice Cenate at 518-642-2383 or 802-287-0141. To make a take-out or delivery order call 518-642-9901. Bernardo’s is located at 52 Church Street in Granville.

 

 

Heritage Hunters

SCHUYLERVILLE Registration is requested by Monday, Oct. 15, for the Heritage Hunters Fall Conference that will be held on Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Saratoga Town Hall, routes 4 and 29 in Schuylerville. Dick Eastman, editor of Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter, will present four workshops at this event. Registration will begin at 8:45 a.m., a hot lunch will be served, and the conference will end at 3:15 p.m. Cost: $40; $30 members. Information/registration: 518-587-2978, or email melfrejo@aol.com.

 

Potluck Supper

HEBRON Everyone is invited to a Potluck Supper at 6 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 15, 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.

 

Chorus Practice

RUTLAND The Rutland Curbstone Chorus will meet for practice at 7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 15, at Rutland High School. All males with an interest in barbershop singing are encouraged to join this fun group. Information: 802-273-2911.

 

Legion Bingo

CAMBRIDGE American Legion Post 634 at 2106 Route 22 in Cambridge will host Monday Bingo at 7 p.m. on Oct. 15. This bingo is held each Monday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-677-8069.

 

Healthcare Movie

GREENWICH “The Healthcare Movie” will be screened at 7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 15, at the Greenwich Library, 147 Main Street. This documentary contrasts the American and Canadian healthcare systems. Following the screening, Alice Brody, a healthcare activist with Single Payer NY in Albany, will speak briefly about threats to Medicare and the shortcomings of the Affordable Care Act, and lead a discussion. Free and open to all. Information: Tracy Frisch at 518-692-8242, or email tracyf@fastermac.net.

 

Chamber Music

GLENS FALLS The de Blasiis Chamber Music Series will present the Kelet Duo, featuring violin and piano, at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 15, in the Froehlich Auditorium at The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren Street in Glens Falls. Cost: $25; $5 students with identification. Information/tickets: 518-792-2383.

 

Tuesday October 16

 

Women’s Health

GREENWICH Washington County WIC will hold its monthly clinic from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 16, at the Greenwich Town Office Building on Academy Street. WIC provides supplemental foods and health education to pregnant and nursing women, infants, and children to age 5. Ask if you qualify for help with your food bill. Information/alternate time: 518-746-2460.

 

Medicare Options

FORT EDWARD The Washington County Cares office for aging and disabilities resources will host its Third Annual Health Insurance Expo, “Know Your 2013 Medicare Options,” from noon to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 16. You’ll find this event at the Washington County Building, entrance B downstairs training rooms, 383 Broadway in Fort Edward. Free admission and refreshments. Information: 518-746-2420.

 

Cold War Films

MANCHESTER Film expert Harvey Flaxman will screen the 1964 Cold War classic, “Fail-Safe,” starring Henry Fonda and Walter Matthau, at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 16, at the Mark Skinner Library, 48 West Road in Manchester. Harvey will return with “Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb” at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23. A discussion will follow the screenings and refreshments will be served at these free events. Information: 802-362-2607, or www.markskinnerlibrary.org.

 

Quilters Meet

RUTLAND The Maple Leaf Quilters guild will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 16, downstairs in the Christ the King Parish Hall on S. Main Street in Rutland. Ann Holmes of Ashville, N.C., will present a talk and trunk show titled, “Double Happy.” Cost: $4 for non-members who will be welcome. Information: www.mapleleafquilters.org.

 

Free Concert

BENNINGTON Bennington College’s Carriage Barn Concert Series will present musician and composer Kenji Bunch at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 16, in the Deane Carriage Barn at the college. American music and improvisation will be featured at this event that’s free and open to all. Information: www.bennington.edu.

 

Wednesday October 17

 

Jewelry Workshop

CASTLETON Registrations are requested by Wednesday, Oct. 17, for a Paper Jewelry Workshop with Nancy Ruby that will be offered from 1 to 2 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 19, at the Castleton Community Center on Route 4A. Create unique pieces of wearable art. Cost: $3. Information/registration: 802-468-3093.

 

HACA Brunch

HOOSICK FALLS Reservations are requested by Wednesday, Oct. 17, for the Hoosick Area Church Association Volunteer and Community Partners Appreciation Brunch that will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Oct. 20, at the First United Presbyterian Church on Main Street in Hoosick Falls. The keynote speaker will be Fr. Tom Zelker, pastor of Immaculate Conception Church in Hoosick Falls and parish priest at St. Patrick’s Church in Cambridge. All those who supported the HACA programs in the past year will be feted. Information/reservations: Norma Brenenstuhl at 686-9530, Iva Durkee at 686-7146, or Diane Hosterman at 686-5310.

 

Seniors Meet

SCHUYLERVILLE The Old Saratoga Seniors will meet at noon on Wednesday, Oct. 17, at the Saratoga Town Hall, routes 4 and 29 in Schuylerville. This will be a sandwich meeting, there’ll be a teacup auction, and new members will be welcome.

 

Final Wishes

EAST ARLINGTON A program on “Preplanning Your Final Wishes” will be presented from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 17, in Bailey Hall at the Federated Church of East Arlington on Ice Pond Road. This is the third of four programs and they are free and open to all. Information: 802-375-2548, or email ksclark58@yahoo.com.

 

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.

 

Astronomy Club

SALEM The Salem Astronomy Club will meet at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 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.

 

Library Activities

GLENS FALLS Ed and Carmen Contento will present Gallery Talks, Short Films and Dance Demonstrations from 7 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday,  Oct. 17, and Thursday, Nov. 29, in the Folklife Gallery and Community Room of the Crandall Public Library, 251 Glen Street in Glens Falls. Information: 518-792-6508, Ext. 237, or www.crandalllibrary.org.

 

Thursday October 18

 

Story Hour

BENNINGTON Museum ABCs, a free story hour for children ages 3 to 5 and their parents, will be offered at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 18, at the Bennington Museum, 75 Main Street, Route 9. “Jane’s Quilt,” a special program designed around the various patterns in the famous 1863 Jane Stickle quilt, will be featured. Registration is not required but is recommended with Deana Mallory at 802-447-1571, or the Bennington Free Library at 802-442-9051. Information: www.benningtonmuseum.org.

 

Mummies/Cave Talk

QUEENSBURY Valerie Haskins, professor of anthropology and archaeology, will speak on “The Mummies of Mammoth Cave” from 3:30 to about 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 18, in the Miller Auditorium of Dearlove Hall at SUNY Adirondack in Queensbury. Mammoth Cave in Kentucky is the “world’s longest known cave system, almost 400 miles long.” Free and open to all. Information: Joyce Miller at 518-743-2200, Ext. 2485.

 

Turkey Dinner

SALEM The Salem United Methodist Church on W. Broadway invites everyone to a Turkey Dinner at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 18. Cost: $10 adults; $5 children. Information: 854-7588.

 

Art Walk

GLENS FALLS The free Third Thursday Art Walk, the final walk of the season, will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Oct. 18 in downtown Glens Falls. Artist receptions and exhibitions will be featured. Information: www.glensfallsartwalk.com.

 

Art Reception

MANCHESTER An opening reception for an exhibition of oil paintings by Gabi Moore will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct, 18, at Equinox Village, 49 Maple Street in Manchester. Included will be live music and refreshments, and this exhibition will remain in the gallery until Monday, Oct. 12. 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.

 

Gnosis Lecture

BENNINGTON Everyone is invited to a free introductory lecture titled, “Gnosis: Meditation in Daily Life,” from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 18, at the Karma Cat Yoga Studio, 469 Main Street in Bennington. Information: Email gnosis.hoosick@gmail.com.

 

Model Railroading

MANCHESTER Model railroad consultant John Schaub will share his knowledge and enthusiasm for this hobby at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 18, at the Mark Skinner Library, 48 West Road in Manchester. Samples of N, HO and O-scale trains and equipment, an engine with digital sound, an operating section of track, and more will be featured at this event that’s free and open to all. Information: 802-362-2607.

 

The Irish Wave

PAWLET The Pawlett Historical Society will host Vince Feeney, a retired adjunct professor of history at the University of Vermont, with a talk on “The Irish ‘Wave’ in Vermont” at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 18. Vince will discuss the Irish in early Vermont, post 1815 Irish coming to Vermont from Canada, the Irish fleeing famine in the 1840s and ‘50s, the Civil War period, and more. Free and open to all at the Pawlet Community Church, just north of Route 30 on Route 133. Refreshments will be served. Information: Steve Williams at 802-645-9529.

 

Friday October 19

 

Special Olympics

GLENS FALLS The Special Olympics State Fall Games will be held Friday through Sunday, Oct. 19 to 21, at the Civic Center and Crandall Park in Glens Falls, and at the Adirondack Sports Complex in Queensbury. New York athletes will compete in bocce, cycling, cross country, equestrian, golf, golf skills, soccer and softball. Free. Information: 518-388-0791, or www.specialolympicsny.org.

 

Rummage Sale

GRANVILLE Sylvan Star/Skenesborough Chapter 122 will hold a Rummage Sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 19, 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 Oct. 19. 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.

 

Kindness Conference

CASTLETON The Federated Church of Castleton on Route 4A will host Dr. James Kok, author and founder of The Care and Kindness campaign, on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 19 and 20. The event theme will be “The Miracle of Kindness: Changing the World One Act at a Time.” On Friday night, Dr. Kok will be joined by Trillium, a chorus of singers from this region. Saturday will feature break out sessions and a panel discussion with local ministers on the need for care and kindness ministries. Free and open to all. Soup, bread and desserts will be available on Saturday for $5. Information/registration: Ceil Hunt at 265-7913, or www.castletonchurch.org.

 

Teacup Auction

WELLS The Green Mountain Seniors invite everyone to a Teacup Auction on Friday, Oct. 19, at the Modern Woodmen of America Annex Building off Route 30 in Wells. Doors will open at 5:45 p.m. and drawings will start at 6:45 p.m. Cost: $1 for 10 tickets. Offered will be holiday items, crafts, jewelry, home-baked goods, and more. Free refreshments will be available, too.

 

Haunted House

SALEM A Haunted House will be open from 6 to 9:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 19 and 20, 26 and 27, and Sunday, Oct. 28, at the Courthouse Community Center, 58 Broadway in Salem. Cost: $10 adults; $5 age 13 and younger and volunteer fire and EMS workers; $25 families (mother/dad or caregiver and children). Handicap accessible and refreshments will be available. Information: www.fearthis.org.

 

Friday Bingo

WHITEHALL Elks Lodge 1491 at 5 Elks Way in Whitehall will host Friday Night Bingo at 7 p.m. on Oct. 19. Featured will be a $500 jackpot special. This bingo is held each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-1491.

 

Organ Concert

GLENS FALLS Organist Frederick Teardo will perform works by Bach, Dudley Buck, John Cook and others at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 19, at the First Presbyterian Church of Glens Falls, 400 Glen Street. Cost: $10 suggested donation to benefit the Beeman Music Fund. Information: 518-793-2521, Ext. 17, or www.fpcgf.org.

 

Saturday October 20

 

Fall Fest

GREENWICH A Fall Fest and Homecoming will be held on Saturday, Oct. 20, at Greenwich High School. Information/crafter space ($25 each): 692-2028, or 692-9542, Ext. 8318.

 

Peru Hike

RUTLAND The Green Mountain Club will offer an easy to moderate, five-mile Hike at Griffith Lake in Peru on Saturday, Oct. 20. Meet at 9 a.m. at Main Street Park, near the east end of the fire station off Center Street in Rutland City. Information: Sue Thomas at 773-2185.

 

College Open House

BENNINGTON Southern Vermont College in Bennington will hold a Fall Open House at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20. Prospective students will learn about career-driven majors, athletics, campus life, academic support, scholarships and financial aid. Pre-registration is encouraged at 802-447-6300, or email admissions@svc.edu.

 

Quilters Meet

ARGYLE The Highland Quilters Guild will meet at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Methodist Church in Argyle. At 10:30 a.m., members will lead a quilting class for a group of Girl Scouts from Greenwich who are working to acquire a sewing badge.

 

Spud Run

HARTFORD The Sixth Annual Hartford Stewart’s Spud Run will be held on Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Hartford Central School, routes 40 and 149. Featured will be a one-mile fun run at 9 a.m. and a competitive 5K race at 10 a.m. All 5K pre-registrants will receive a T-shirt, there’ll be post-race refreshments, and awards will be presented to the first three male and female finishers. 5K registration: $15 in advance, $20 race day, with proceeds benefiting the senior class of 2013. Applications: Phil Jessen at email gfab@mybluelight.com, or www.adirondackrunners.org.

 

Food Pantry Open

SCHAGHTICOKE The Food Pantry at the Hoosic Valley Community Church, 2024 Route 40 in Schaghticoke, will be open from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20. The pantry is open on the third Saturday each month. Information: 753-6984.

 

Vendor Blender

FORT ANN The Third Annual Vendor Blender Mixer fundraiser will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20, at the United Protestant Church of Fort Ann, 5 Ann Street. Featured will be crafters and vendors, three basket raffles, a bake sale, mulled cider, a thrift store, and bag sales. Information/vendor and crafter space: Jackie White at 518-932-4559.

 

Farmers’ Market

RUTLAND The Downtown Rutland Farmers Market will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20 and 27, and 3 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 23 and 30, at Depot Park, next to Walmart in downtown Rutland. Information: Greg Cox at 802-683-5791, or www.vtfarmersmarket.org.

 

PTA Fall Festival

HOOSICK FALLS The Hoosick Falls Central School PTA will host its 12th Annual Fall Festival from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Hoosick Falls Central School. Crafters and vendors, children’s games and activities, a bake sale, food and more will be featured. And, a Will Moses print, hand-embroidered and knitted baby items, a manicure and pedicure, Great Escape passes, and more will be included in a raffle at $1 per ticket or $5 for six tickets. Vendor space: Molly Holbritter at 518-686-4512. Information: Susan Senecal at 518-378-6056.

 

Pumpkin Challenge

BALLSTON SPA MVP Health Care will host the 12th Annual Great Pumpkin Challenge at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20, at Saratoga Spa State Park. Featured will be a 5K walk or run and a 10K run through the park. There’ll be a fun run for age 12 and younger, too. Pre-registration is required at 518-587-0723, email info@saratogabridges.org, or www.saratogabridges.org.

 

Writers’ Symposium

POULTNEY The 10th Anniversary Horace Greeley Writers’ Symposium will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Poultney United Methodist Church, 108 Main Street. Cost: $70; $20 students. Information/registration: 802-287-2577, or www.thegreeleyfoundation.org.

 

Lake Forum

WELLS The Lake St. Catherine Conservation Fund will host its Third Annual Lake Forum at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Wells Village School off Route 30. Information provided will include the new aeration of the Little Lake, the work with the state of Vermont to acquire a permit for hydraulic dredging, and hydro-rake dredging permits. Two Middlebury College biologists will speak on weed-destroying weevils, too. Audience questions will be welcome.

 

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.

 

Burgoyne Talk

ORWELL Military historian Douglas Cubbison will speak on the research for his book, “Burgoyne and the Saratoga Campaign: His Papers,” at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Mount Independence State Historic Site, 497 Mount Independence Road in Orwell. Park admission: $5 adults; free age 14 and younger. Information: 802-948-2000, or www.HistoricVermont.org/MountIndependence.

 

Cemetery Cleanup

POULTNEY The Poultney Cemetery Assn. will hold a Poultney Cemetery Cleanup Day from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20 (weather permitting). Volunteers will help clean up the association’s property on Beaman Street. Needed are yard tools, ladders, wheelbarrows, chainsaws, trash bags, pickup trucks and drivers to rake, cut and haul debris to the landfill. Volunteers are asked to let the association know if they will be participating; email poultneycemeteryassociation@yahoo.com.

 

Chicken Barbecue

EAST ARLINGTON A Chicken Barbecue will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20, on the green across from the Federated Church of East Arlington on Ice Pond Road (rain site, church’s Bailey Hall). Cost: $12 adults; $6 age 12 and younger; free 4 and younger. Information/tickets: 802-375-2548. Tickets also will be sold at the door.

 

Pork Dinner

GRANVILLE The Ladies Auxiliary will serve a Pork Dinner from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20, at VFW Post 1653, 9 North Street in Granville. Takeouts will be available. Cost: $7. Information: 518-642-1599.

 

Art Reception

CAMBRIDGE An opening reception for an exhibition of painted tin sculptures and wooden arrow shapes by Caroline Serotta will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20, in the Small Gallery at the Valley Artisan’s Market, 25 E. Main Street, Route 372, in Cambridge. This exhibition, featuring fronts of movie theaters of the 1920s and ‘30s, will run through Nov. 13. Information: 518-677-2765, for visit Facebook.

 

Roast Turkey

QUAKER SPRINGS The handicap-accessible Quaker Springs United Methodist Church, six miles south of Schuylerville on Route 32, invites everyone to an all-you-can-eat Roast Turkey Dinner from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20. Takeouts will be available. Cost: $9 adults, $5 ages 5 to 12, free 4 and younger, at the door.

 

Pancake Supper

ARGYLE Everyone is invited to an all-you-can-eat Pancake Supper from 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20, at American Legion Post 1815 on Route 40, Sheridan Street, in Argyle. Information: Gary Gilchrist at 638-8603.

 

Family Movie

WEST PAWLET The Mettowee Valley Church on Route 153 in West Pawlet will host a Family Movie Night at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20. Screened will be “Fireproof,” child care will be provided, and everyone will be welcome.

 

Stories, Barbecue

CAMBRIDGE Kelvin Keraga, a.k.a. undertaker Dr. Betteroff-Underhill, will host a Whispering Bones Storytelling and Barbecue event on Saturday, Oct. 20, at Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m., followed by classic ghost stories and original tales of the macabre. Cost: $50, $40 members, $20 students, $10 age 12 and younger for dinner and storytelling; $25, $20, $10 and $5 respectively for storytelling only. Information/tickets: 518-677-2495, or www.hubbardhall.org.

 

London Broadcast

MANCHESTER “The Last of the Haussmans,” a high-definition broadcast performance from the National Theatre in London, will be presented at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20, in the Riley Center for the Arts at Burr and Burton Academy in Manchester. This play was described as “entertaining, sad and outrageous” by the Observer in London. Cost: $18 adults; $9 students and senior citizens. Tickets: www.bbaticketjunior.com. Information: 802-549-8118.

 

Violinist

GREENWICH Violinist and composer Cornelius Dufallo will perform in concert at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20, at Seventy Main in Greenwich. Information/advance tickets: 692-7041, or www.seventymain.com.

 

Sunday October 21

 

F.D./ Breakfast

WEST HOOSICK The West Hoosick Fire Dept. will serve its last breakfast of the year, an all-you-can-eat Pancake/French Toast Breakfast, from 7:30 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 21 at the firehouse on Pine Valley Road, near the intersection of routes 103 and 109. Information: 686-1814.

 

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 Oct. 21. Omelets, pancakes and more will be served at $6 per person, $5 senior citizens, and $4 children.

 

Ham Dinner

QUAKER SPRINGS The Quaker Springs Volunteer Fire Department and Auxiliary will serve a Ham Dinner from noon to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 21, at the firehouse on Blodgett Road. Takeouts will be available. Cost: $8 adults; $4 ages 6 to 12; free 5 and younger. Reservations are required at 584-3829, or 584-2758.

 

Family Day

GLENS FALLS A free Family Discovery Day activity will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 21, at The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren Street in Glens Falls. Take a short museum tour and then enjoy a children’s art making activity. Information: 518-792-1761, Ext. 17, or www.hydecollection.org.

 

Expressionism Talk

GLENS FALLS Dr. Jo-Ann Graham, former head of humanities at The City University of New York and associate of the Cinque Art Gallery in New York City, will speak on “Expressionism and the African-American Artist” at 2 p.m. on Sunday,  Oct. 21, at The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren Street in Glens Falls. Free and open to all. Information: 518-792-1761, Ext. 17, 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, Oct. 21, 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.

 

Shipwrecks

MANCHESTER The Mark Skinner Library will host Lake Champlain Maritime Museum archaeologist Adam Kane with a slides/drawings/video program on “Shipwrecks of Lake Champlain” at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 21, at Equinox Village, 49 Maple Street in Manchester. Everyone will be welcome. Information: Cindy Waters at 802-362-2607.

 

Monday October 22

 

Dine for Lake

LAKE GEORGE A Dine for the Lake event will be held on Monday, Oct. 22, at the Inn at Erlowest in Lake George. Proceeds will support the Lake George Land Conservancy. Information/reservations: 518-644-9673, or www.lglc.org.

 

Tuesday October 23

 

Lunch, Program

WEST PAWLET The Haystack Hustlers seniors group will meet at noon on Tuesday, Oct. 23, at the Mettawee Community School, 5788 Route 153 in West Pawlet. The students will present a program during this luncheon. Cost: $3.50. Reservations are requested with Phyllis at 325-3196. There’ll be a 50/50 raffle and food will be collected for the Pawlet Food Shelf.

 

Cold War Film

MANCHESTER Film expert Harvey Flaxman will screen the 1964 Cold War classic, “Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb,” starring Peter Sellers and George C. Scott, at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, at the Mark Skinner Library, 48 West Road in Manchester. A discussion will follow the screening and refreshments will be served at this free event. Information: 802-362-2607, or www.markskinnerlibrary.org.

 

Bingo at VFW

QUEENSBURY The Queensbury VFW at 32 Luzerne Road will host Tuesday Night Bingo at 7 p.m. on Oct. 23. 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, Oct. 23. Bring your guitar or just come and listen. No cover charge. Guitar night is held each Tuesday, with few exceptions.

 

Visual Arts Talk

BENNINGTON Former Bennington College faculty member Pat Adams will discuss the Visual Arts at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 23, in Bennington College’s Tishman Lecture Hall. Free and open to all. Information: www.bennington.edu.

 

Percussionist

BENNINGTON The Carriage Barn Concert Series will present visiting faculty member and percussionist Michael Wimberly at 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 23, in the Dean Carriage Barn at Bennington College. Free and open to all. Information: www.bennington.edu.

 

Wednesday October 24

 

Garden Club Meets

MANCHESTER The Garden Club of Manchester will meet at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 24, at the Mettowee Mill Nursery in Dorset. The Mettowee staff will present a program on Holiday Decorating, with tips and inspirational ideas for interior and exterior decorations. Cost: $5 non-members.

 

Walking Safely

MANCHESTER Rich Marantz will present a program on “Walking Safely in the Winter: Preventing Falls for Seniors” from 3 to 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 24, at Equinox Village, 49 Maple Street in Manchester. Cost: Free for Equinox residents; $10 all others. Registration is requested with Kylee at 802-362-4061.

 

Farmers’ Market

GREENWICH The Greenwich Farmers’ Market will be open from 3 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 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.

 

Care Options

EAST ARLINGTON A program on “Range of Care Options for Seniors” will be presented from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 24, in Bailey Hall at the Federated Church of East Arlington on Ice Pond Road. This is the final of four free programs that are free and open to all. Information: 802-375-2548, or email ksclark58@yahoo.com.

 

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, Oct. 24, at 190 Glen Street in Glens Falls. Information: www.upstatemodelrailroaders.com.

 

Friday October 26

 

Haunted House

SALEM A Haunted House will be open from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Friday through Sunday, Oct. 26 and 28, at the Courthouse Community Center, 58 Broadway in Salem. Cost: $10 adults; $5 age 13 and younger and volunteer fire and EMS workers; $25 families (mother/dad or caregiver and children). Handicap accessible and refreshments will be available. Information: www.fearthis.org.

 

Vegas Night

The Granville Hook and Ladder Co. is hosting Las Vegas Night on Friday, Oct. 26. Spaghetti dinner from 4 to 6:30, then all the Vegas action from 6:30 to 11 p.m. At the firehouse. Call 681-2366 for more information.

 

 

Sunday October 28

 

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, Oct. 28, 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.

 

Monday October 29

 

Legion Bingo

CAMBRIDGE American Legion Post 634 at 2106 Route 22 in Cambridge will host Monday Bingo at 7 p.m. on Oct. 29. This bingo is held each Monday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-677-8069.

 

Saturday November 3

 

Rabies Clinic

HUDSON FALLS Washington County Public Health will offer a free Rabies Clinic for dogs, cats and ferrets from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 3, at the Kingsbury Highway Garage on Dix Avenue in Hudson Falls. Bring proof of any prior rabies vaccination and all pets must be on a leash or in a carrier. Information: 518-746-2400.

 

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.

 

Saturday November 10

 

Leasing to Farmers

RUTLAND “Leasing Your Land to a Farmer: A Workshop for Landowners, Farmers and Community Groups” will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Rutland Area Farm and Food Link, 67 Merchants Row, Floor 3, in downtown Rutland. Assessing your land, crafting leases, legal, financial, tax, insurance, liability, and finding a farmer are topics that will be covered. Information/registration: Tara Kelly at RAFFL, 802-417-7331, email tara@rutlandfarmandfood.org, or Barb Jackson at 603-357-1600, email barb@landforgood.org.

 

Thursday November 29

 

Library Activities

GLENS FALLS Ed and Carmen Contento will present Gallery Talks, Short Films and Dance Demonstrations from 7 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 29, in the Folklife Gallery and Community Room of the Crandall Public Library, 251 Glen Streeet in Glens Falls. Information: 518-792-6508, Ext. 237, or www.crandalllibrary.org.

 

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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