Community Calendar 11/1/12

 

Thursday November 1

 

NYC Trip

QUEENSBURY A New York City bus trip to benefit the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life will take place on Nov. 10. Pickup locations are Aviation Mall and Wilton Mall, with arrival at Bryant Park around 10:30 a.m. The trip is on your own. Information: Rose Bain, 669-3402 or krbain@roadrunner.com.

 

Rummage Sale

GRANVILLE Sylvan Star/Skenesborough Chapter 122, Order of the Eastern Star, will hold a Rummage Sale from noon to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 1, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday the second, at the Slate Valley Masonic Center, 95 North Street in Granville. Featured will be $3 and $5 bag sales and lunch will be available. Donations of clothing, household items and toys may be brought to the Masonic Center from 9 a.m. to noon on Nov. 1. Information: Jean MacLeod at 518-260-0460.

 

Genomic Testing

GRANVILLE Pfizer will host a bovine producer meeting on “Genomic Testing” at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 1, at the Granville Veterinary Service/Large Animal, 1987 Route 23 in Granville. Information: 518-642-1676.

 

Lake Resources

CASTLETON The Lake Bomoseen Assn. will host Megan Smith, state of Vermont commissioner of tourism and economic development, at a lake initiative meeting for Lake Bomoseen, including surrounding towns and businesses, at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 1. The goal of this meeting is to assist local towns and businesses in drawing attention to the resources and opportunities in the lake area. You’ll find this event at the Castleton Community Center on Route 4A.

 

Healthcare Movie

MANCHESTER The Stram Center for Integrative Medicine in Bennington will screen the award-winning documentary, “Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare” at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 1, at the Village Picture Shows, 263 Depot Street in Manchester. Cost: $10. Information: 802-362-2982.

 

Legion Auxiliary

FAIR HAVEN American Legion Auxiliary Unit 49 will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 1, at American Legion Post 49, 72 S. Main St. in Fair Haven. This auxiliary meets on the first Thursday each month. Information: 802-265-7983.

 

Equine seminar

BALLSTON SPA Cornell Cooperative Extension of Saratoga County will present a seminar entitled “Insurance and Legal Issues of Horse & Farm Owners” from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 1 at CCE of Saratoga County, 50 West High St., Ballston Spa. Pre-register by calling 518-885-8995 or email stl32@cornell.edu. Cost is $2 per person.

 

Book Discussion

MANCHESTER Writer Susan Clark and historian Woden Teachout will discuss the book, “Slow Democracy: Rediscovering Community and Bringing Decision Making Back Home,” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 1, at the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester. Information: 802-362-2200.

 

Champlain’s Dream

MANCHESTER The Mark Skinner Library will host acclaimed historian David Hackett Fischer with a talk on “Champlain’s Dream” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 1, at the First Congregational Church in Manchester. Free and open to all. Information: Library at 802-362-2607, or Vermont Humanities Council at 802-262-2626.

 

Free Concert

GLENS FALLS A Live! Folklife Concert, featuring acoustic American music by the Mike & Ruthy duo, will be presented from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 1, in the Community Room at the Crandall Public Library, 251 Glen Street in Glens Falls. Free and open to all. Information: 518-792-6508, Ext. 237.

 

Legion Meetings

POULTNEY Meetings will be held as follows at American Legion Post 39, 689 Granville Street in Poultney: Sons of the American Legion, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1; Ladies Auxiliary, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6; and regular Legion meeting, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8. Information: 802-287-5229.

 

Friday November 2

 

Curling Clinic

MANCHESTER The Manchester Curling Club is accepting registrations for a Learn to Curl Clinic for age 15 and older that will run from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10, again in December, and in January, 2013, at Riley Rink in Manchester. Cost: $35. Information/registration: www.equinoxcurlingclub.org, email info@equinoxcurlingclub.org, or visit the rink.

 

Veterans Day

SALEM The Salem Central School will host a Take a Veteran to School Day at 9 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 9. If you are a veteran or know a veteran who would like to attend you are asked to call Bev Kratzert or Lisa Hansen at the school, 518-854-6010.

 

Veterans Support

SALEM From now through Monday, Nov. 12, the McClellan-Gariepy Funeral Home at 19 E. Broadway in Salem will collect new or gently used sweaters and gloves to be delivered to local Veterans Administration hospitals, veterans homes, and veterans service organizations. The funeral home also is the official Cell Phones for Soldiers drop-off center. Bring your old cell phone to recycle and convert to one hour of free talk time for our heroes overseas. Information: 518-854-3555.

 

NYC Trip

ARGYLE/WILTON The Argyle PTSA is accepting reservations for a bus trip to New York City on Sunday, Dec. 9, for a day of shopping or sightseeing on your own. Cost: $45. Pickups will be made at 6:30 a.m. at the Argyle Central School parking lot and at the Wilton Mall, near Dicks Sporting Goods, pole C2. Return time will be 11 p.m. Information/reservations: Paula at 955-6537, or email argyleptsa12809@yahoo.com.

 

Nonprofits Talk

MANCHESTER The Northshire Nonprofit Network will host Doug Sauer, CEO of the New York Council of Nonprofits, at its 8 a.m. meeting on Friday, Nov. 2, in the Hunter Room at Burr and Burton Academy in Manchester. Doug will speak on “Governance vs. Management: The Balancing Act for Nonprofit Organizations. Admission will be free for representatives from nonprofit organizations. Information: http://nnnvt.wordpress.com.

 

Book Discussion

MANCHESTER Jack Mayer will discuss the book, “Life in a Jar: The Irena Sendler Project,” at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 2, at the Riley Center for the Arts at Burr and Burton Academy in Manchester. This book chronicles the story of Irena Sendler, a Polish Catholic social worker in World War II, who rescued 2,500 Jewish children from certain death. Free and open to all. Sixty percent of the proceeds from the sale of the book will be donated to the Irena Sendler/Life in a Jar Foundation. Information: Northshire Bookstore at 802-362-2200.

 

Book Sale

RUTLAND The Friends of the Rutland Free Library Book Sale will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 2, and 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at the library, 10 Court Street. Books for all ages, most priced from 25 cents to $3, will be offered, and proceeds will support the library’s collections and programming. Information: 802-773-1860, or www.rutlandfree.org.

 

Thrift Shop Open

ARGYLE The Argyle Methodist Church Thrift Shop will be open from 2 to 5 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 2, and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 3. This shop will be open on the first Friday each month and every Saturday.

 

Poultney Art Walk

POULTNEY Everyone is invited to Art Walk Poultney that will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 2, starting at the historic Journal Press Building, 188 Main Street.

 

heART Auction

RUTLAND A “heART Auction” will be held on Friday, Nov. 2, at the Paramount Theatre in Rutland. A preview of the hearts to be auctioned will begin at 5:30 p.m. and the auction of the four-foot fiberglass hearts, painted and embellished by talented local artists, will begin at 6:30 p.m. There also will be a silent auction of Vermont handmade items and fine art. Admission: $10, including hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar. Information: 802-775-8836, 802-773-0672, or www.theheartsofrutland.com.

 

Teacup Auction

WELLS The Ladies Aid group of the Wells United Methodist Church will host a Teacup Auction on Friday, Nov. 2, at the Modern Woodmen of America Hall off Route 30 in Wells. Doors will open at 5:45 p.m., with drawings at 6:45 p.m. Cost: $1 for 10 tickets. There’ll be free refreshments and door prizes, too, and everyone will be welcome.

 

Coupon Club

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

 

Open Mic

CHITTENDEN A First Friday Wildwood Open Mic activity will be held at 7 p.m. on Nov. 2 at the Church of the Wildwood, 347 Holden Road in Chittenden. Musicians, poets and storytellers are encouraged to attend. A portion of free-will donations collected will benefit the Pittsford Food Shelf. Soup, dessert and hot beverages will be available, too. Information/to reserve your time: 802-483-2234, or email dmartin@sover.net.

 

Psychic Visits

POULTNEY Internationally acclaimed psychic medium William Constantine will discuss various topics of the paranormal and answer your questions form 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 2, at the Poultney Public Library, 205 Main Street. Due to limited seating, reservations are requested at 802-287-5556, or www.poultneypubliclibrary.com. Information: www.psychicwilliamconstantine.com.

 

Archer Mayor

MANCHESTER Vermont author Archer Mayor will present the latest book in his Joe Gunther series titled, “Paradise City,” at 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 2, at the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester. Information: 802-362-2200.

 

First Friday

GRANVILLE First Friday will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 2, at the Pember Library and Museum, 33 W. Main Street, and at the Slate Valley Museum, 17 Water Street, both in Granville. Information: Pember at 518-642-2525, or Museum at 642-1417.

 

Thirty-One Party

PITTSTOWN The Pittstown United Methodist Women will host a Thirty-One Party at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 2, at the Pittstown United Methodist Church Hall off Route 7 in Pittstown Village. Everyone will be welcome and proceeds will benefit the Parsonage Repair Fund.

 

Choir Concert

ARGYLE A Community Choir Concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 2, at the Argyle Presbyterian Church. Performed will be sacred and secular music under the direction of Joyce Durkee, accompanied by Sariah Patrick. Cost: Free-will offering, with proceeds benefiting Operation Santa Claus at the Argyle Central School.

 

Baby, the Musical

WEST RUTLAND The Marble Valley Players will stage “Baby, the Musical” at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 2 and 3, 9 and 10, and also at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at the West Rutland Town Hall Theater. Three couples deal with the “painful, rewarding and even comical consequences of conceiving a baby” in this show. Cost: $15 in advance, $18 at the door beginning one hour before each show. Information/tickets: 802-775-0903, or www.ParamountLive.org.

 

Guys and Dolls

GLENS FALLS The Glens Falls Community Theatre will stage “Guys and Dolls” at 8 p.m. Friday through Sunday, Nov. 2 to 4 and 9 to 11, and also at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4 and 11, at the Charles R. Wood Theater in Glens Falls. Information/tickets: 518-874-0800, or www.woodtheater.org.

 

Saturday November 3

 

Driving Course

HOOSICK FALLS The Northeast New York Safety and Health Council will offer a Defensive Driving Course at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 3, at the Hoosick Falls Health Center, 21 Danforth Street. Ask about saving on your car insurance and taking points off your driver’s license. Information/registration: 518-686-4854.

 

Rupert Hike

RUTLAND The Green Mountain Club will offer a moderate, five-mile hike with some steep sections on Saturday, Nov. 3, at Mount Antone in Rupert. Follow trails through Merck Forest and Farmland Center to an overlook with a panoramic view. Meet at 9 a.m. at Main Street Park, near the east end of the fire station off Center Street in Rutland City. Information: Steve Williams at 802-645-9529.

 

Craft, Vendor Fair

EAGLE BRIDGE The ladies of the Eagle Bridge Methodist Church invite everyone to a Holiday Craft and Vendor Fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 3, at the church on Route 67. Soup and sandwiches will be available. Information/eight-foot table space ($15): 518-686-9845.

 

Driving Class

SARATOGA SPRINGS A state-approved Defensive Driving Class will be offered from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 3, at the First Baptist Church, 45 Washington Street in Saratoga Springs. Ask about saving on your auto insurance and taking points off your driving record. Cost: $35; bring a friend for additional $30. Registration is required with Ray Frankoski at 286-3788.

 

Bake Sale Benefit

SALEM A Bake Sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 3, at the coffee shop by Fred’s Sub Shop on Main Street in Salem. Proceeds will benefit the after-prom party for the Salem Central School class of 2014. Donations of baked goods for this sale may be dropped off at the coffee shop from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Nov. 1 and 2. Also, orders for Christmas wreaths will be taken during the bake sale.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Juried Fair

MANCHESTER A Crafts for All Seasons Fair, a juried show, will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 3, at the Eagles Club, Route 11/30 in Manchester Center. Information/booth space: Roby Read at 802-683-4546, or email fritter@comcast.net (put Eagles in the subject line). All proceeds will benefit the Eagles’ children’s charities.

 

Arts Festival

QUEENSBURY The LARAC Fall Arts Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 3, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday the fourth, at the Adirondack Sports Complex in Queensbury. One-of-a-kind, handcrafted items and specialty foods will be offered. Cost: Fee for adults; free age 11 and younger. Information: 518-798-1144, or www.larac.org.

 

Day of the Dead

GLENS FALLS A Mexican Day of the Dead Celebration will be held from 10:30 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Nov. 3, at the World Awareness Children’s Museum in Glens Falls. Learn the meaning of this day, how family members honor ancestors with traditional clothing, masks and skeletons, and enjoy do-it-yourself activities. Information/cost: 518-793-2773, or www.worldchildrensmuseum.org.

 

Celebrate Salem

SALEM The Salem Area Chamber of Commerce invites everyone to a “Celebrate Salem!” event beginning at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 3, with a scavenger hunt from The Central House in Salem. Local businesses will offer specials, treats, contests and more. Join Al Cormier for a walk down memory lane at 1:30 p.m. at Proudfit Hall, go to the Salem-Shushan Fuel Fund Dinner from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the First United Presbyterian Church, and see a cabaret at 8 p.m. at the Fort Salem Theater. For a complete list of events and specials, visit www.salemnychamber.com.

 

Artist Reception

DORSET An Artist Reception with watercolorist Britt Abbott will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 3, at the Dorset Public Library. Britt’s work ranges from primitive, to impressionistic, to abstract, and she draws inspiration from flowers she photographs in Vermont. All paintings will be for sale and proceeds will benefit the library.

 

Souper Lunches

NORTH EASTON The Easton Methodist Church on Route 40 in North Easton will serve Souper Lunches from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 3, and on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6. Homemade soups, breads, desserts and beverages will be served and takeouts will be available. Information: Edna at 664-7184.

 

Harvest Party

POULTNEY The Foundation Church in Poultney invites everyone to a free Harvest Party from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 3, at the Poultney Elementary School. Featured will be games, a bounce house, and prizes, along with popcorn and cotton candy. Information: Kim at 518-642-2483.

 

Turkey Dinner

COSSAYUNA The Cossayuna Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary invites everyone to a Turkey Dinner from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 3, at the firehouse, corner of Bunker Hill and E. Lake roads. Cost: $10 adults; $9 senior citizens; $5 ages 5 to 11; free 4 and younger. Proceeds will benefit a local family in need at Christmas time. Information: www.cossayunavfd.com.

 

Turkey Dinner

HARTFORD The United Methodist Church at 47 Route 23 in Hartford invites everyone to a Turkey Dinner from 4 to 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 3. Cost: $9 adults; $4 ages 5 to 12; free 4 and younger. Also, a food and craft sale will be held during this dinner.

 

Harvest Supper

SCHUYLERVILLE The Old Saratoga Reformed Church, corner of Pearl and Burgoyne streets in Schuylerville, invites everyone to its annual Harvest Supper with Amish baked ham from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 3. Cost: $8.50 adults; $5 ages 5 to 12; free 4 and younger. Information/reservations: 695-6638, or 695-6187.

 

Roast Pork

PAWLET The Ladies’ and Gentlemen’s Supper Club invites everyone to a Roast Pork Dinner at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 3, at the Pawlet Community Church on Route 133, just north of Route 30. Takeouts may be ordered the day of the dinner at 802-325-3022. Cost: $10 adults; $6 ages 6 to 12; free 5 and younger. Information: Doreen Mach at 325-3428, or Judy Coolidge at 325-3073.

 

Ham Dinner

SCHAGHTICOKE Everyone is invited to a Veterans Day Ham Dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 3, at the Hoosic Valley Rescue Squad, 1448 Route 40 in Schaghticoke. Come help honor our veterans at this event where veterans will eat for free and others for $10. Information/reservations: 518-753-6634, or 518-817-2270.

 

Art Reception

SCHUYLERVILLE An opening reception for an exhibition by Charles Bremer titled, “Materials of the Artist: Body and Beeswax,” will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 3, at the Laffer Gallery, 96 Broad Street in Schuylerville. Encaustic wax glaze works will be featured and hors d’oeuvres will be served. Information: 518-695-3181, or www.thelaffergallery.com.

 

Prime Rib Dinner

POULTNEY Everyone is invited to a Prime Rib Dinner at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 3, at the St. Raphael Church Hall behind the church, Route 30 and E. Main Street in Poultney. Cost: $20. Tickets are available at Tot’s Diner on Main Street, and after the 5 p.m. Saturday Mass and 10 a.m. Sunday Mass. Information: Theresa at Tot’s, 802-287-2213.

 

Pizza, Jazz

CAMBRIDGE Pompanuck Farm invites everyone to its Fall Pizza/Jazz Big Night event from 6:30 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 3, in its Roundhouse at 494 Chestnut Hill Road in Cambridge. Cost: $25 in advance, $28 at the door; $15 in advance, $18 at the door for students. Information/tickets: 518-677-5552, or email info@pompanuck.org.

 

Cash Tribute

RUPERT Harold Ford and The Cash Band, featuring Laura Lucy as June Carter, will present “The Spirit of Johnny Cash” at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 3, at the Rupert Firehouse. Cost: $20, or two for $35. Information/tickets: Bob Bain at 802-394-7873, George Lewis at 394-2491, or Kelly Lewis at 394-0035.

 

Book Discussion

MANCHESTER “A Wedding in Haiti,” a moving homage to the Haitian people by novelist Julia Alvarez, will be discussed at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 3, at the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester. Information: 802-362-2200.
Aida

MANCHESTER A high-definition broadcast of Verdi’s “Aida” will be presented at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 3, in the Riley Center for the Arts at Burr and Burton Academy in Manchester. This open-air staging of Aida was performed at the Opera Festival St. Margarethen in Austria. Cost: $18 adults; $12 senior citizens; $9 students. Tickets: www.bba.ticketjunior.com. Information: 802-549-8118.

 

Line Dance Fest

SOUTH GLENS FALLS A Country Line Dance Fest to benefit the South Glens Falls Fire Dept. will be held from 7 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 3, at the firehouse on Route 197. Admission: $5. Food and beverages will be available. Information: 798-4020.

 

Bull Run Reading

ARLINGTON/DORSET The Dorset Players will host a Vermont Reads program at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 3, at the Dorset Playhouse, off Route 30 on Cheney Road. Maureen Chaffee will direct a staged reading of Paul Fleischman’s book, “Bull Run,” a novella that takes place during the Civil War. This reading also will be presented at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 4, at the Martha Canfield Library in Arlington. Free and open to all.

 

Gershwin Songs

SALEM The Cabaret at Fort Salem Theater, 11 E. Broadway in Salem, will present “The Patriotic and Political Songs of Gershwin,” starring Broadway’s Bill Carmichael, at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 3. Cost: $25, including $6 for coffee and dessert. Reservations encouraged at 518-854-9200, or www.fortsalemtheater.com.

 

Velvet Art Party

LAKE GEORGE A Black Velvet Art Party will be held at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 3, in Lake George. Celebrate funky black velvet art with the Lake George Arts Project. Included will be a silent auction, original works of art, awards, live music, dancing, games and refreshments. Cost/location: 518-668-2616, or www.lakegeorgearts.org.

 

Sunday November 4

 

Breakfast Buffet

CAMBRIDGE An all-you-can-eat Breakfast Buffet will be served from 8 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 4, at American Legion Post 634, 210 Route 22 in Cambridge. This breakfast is served on the first Sunday each month, with few exceptions, and everyone will be welcome.

 

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.

 

Yoga

CAMBRIDGE Yoga Backbends with Natasha Judson will be offered at 11 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 4, in the Beacon Feed Studio Board Room at Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Cost: $20 in advance; $25 at the door. Information/reservations: 518-677-2495, or www.hubbardhall.org.

 

Book Fair

GLENS FALLS The Autumn Leaves/Chronicle Book Fair will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 4, at the Queensbury Hotel in Glens Falls. Local and regional authors, booksellers, publishers, local and regional history, talks, signings and children’s activities will be featured. Free admission. Information: 518-792-1126.

 

Bottle Drive

GRANVILLE Cub Scout Pack 44, which serves Granville, Hampton, Wells, Pawlet and surrounding areas, will hold a bottle drive on Sunday, Nov. 4 from noon to 1 p.m. Anyone with empty bottles and cans can donate at two collection sites — the North Granville Fire Co. on Route 22 or the Granville Baptist Church at 23 Quaker St. All proceeds will go to the boys’ camp funds. For more information call Brenda Vladyka at 802-770-7266 or 518-642-9693.

 

Chamber Orchestra

GLENS FALLS The Lake George Chamber Orchestra will perform works by Schubert and Tchaikovsky at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 4, in the Froehlich Auditorium at The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren Street in Glens Falls. Information: 518-798-8962, or www.hydecollection.org.

 

Basket Party

WELLS The Section Eight Ryders will host a Basket Party on Sunday, Nov. 4, at the Modern Woodmen of America Hall off Route 30 in Wells. Doors will open at 2 p.m., with drawings at 4 p.m. Cost: $5 first sheet of tickets; $2 each additional sheet. There also will be a 50-cents-per-scoop buffet and a raffle lotto tree. Proceeds will help Susan Warner with her medical expenses. Information: Janice Paddock at 518-345-5078.

 

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, Nov. 4, at the American Legion Post on Clancy Street in Schuylerville. Music will be provided by the Ole Time Country band. A meeting will be held 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.

 

Piano Dedication

GRANVILLE The South Granville Congregational Church on Route 149 will host a Dedication Celebration for its new baby grand piano at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 4. Featured will be performances by Crystal Everdyke, Geoffrey Gee, and others, along with singing and refreshments. Donations of cookies for this event will be appreciated. Information: Joan at 642-9510.

 

Youth Chorus

MANCHESTER The Opera Theatre of Weston Youth Chorus will present excerpts from Noye’s Fludde (Noah’s Flood) by Benjamin Britten at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 4, at the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester. An introductory talk will precede the preview performance that’s free and open to all. Information: Bookstore at 802-362-2200, or Opera Theatre at 802-824-3821.

 

Dinner, Auction

LAKE GEORGE An International Cuisine Dinner and Auction will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 4, at the Fort William Henry Resort in Lake George. Featured will be dishes prepared by the region’s top restaurants, live and silent auctions, and entertainment. Cost/reservations: 518-793-2773, or www.worldchildrensmuseum.org. Proceeds will benefit the museum.

 

Monday November 5

 

Blood Drive

ARLINGTON The Eagle Chapter of the National Honor Society will hold a Blood Drive from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 5, in the gymnasium at Arlington Memorial High School. Information/to schedule an appointment: Gayna Cross at 375-2589, Ext. 143, or email crossg@bvsu.org.

 

Poetry Reading

QUEENSBURY Marilyn McCabe will read from her first full-length poetry collection, “Perpetual Motion,” from 10:10 to 11:05 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 5, in Room 315 of Dearlove Hall on the SUNY Adirondack campus in Queensbury (open to the public but seating is limited and students will get first preference). Information: Dr. P. Kathleen McCoy at 743-2200, Ext. 2618, or email mccoyk@sunyacc.edu.

 

Memoir Writing

MANCHESTER Ellen Perry Berkeley will detail the process of writing your own personal memoir from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 5, at the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester. Ellen authored “At Grandmother’s Table: Women Write about Food, Life, and the Enduring Bond between Grandmothers and Granddaughters.” Cost: $35. Registration: 802-362-2200, or visit the bookstore. Information: www.northshire.com.

 

Easton Neighbors Meet

EASTON The Easton Neighbors group will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 5, at the Easton Methodist Church on Route 40. Easton resident Tracy Thurston of Topknots Farm will demonstrate how she makes goat milk soap to help pay for the hay and grain her goats eat. All Easton residents, business owners and friends are invited.

 

Documentary

GRANVILLE “Monumental: In Search of America’s National Treasure,”

a new, 90-minute documentary film by Kirk Cameron, will be screened at 7 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 5, in the Fellowship Hall of the handicap-accessible Granville Baptist Church, 23 Quaker Street. This film details our country’s founders’ motivations, designs and goals, and how to apply the same truths today. Free and open to all.

 

Piano and Strings

GLENS FALLS The de Blasiis at The Hyde Chamber Music Series will present the Manchester Music Festival with a quintet of piano and strings at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 5, 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, or www.deblasiis-chamber-music.org.

 

Tuesday November 6

 

Women’s Health

GRANVILLE Washington County WIC will hold its monthly clinic from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 6, at the Granville Baptist Church on Quaker 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.

 

Free Coffee

PAWLET The Crescent Valley Homemakers group will offer free coffee and tea from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 6, at the Pawlet Public Library. Offered for sale will be homemade cakes, pies and cookies, soups, casseroles and baked beans. Proceeds will benefit 12 local charities, including two rescue squads and a food pantry. Information: Pat at 802-325-3579, or email patwinsteadfry@gmail.com.

 

Bake/Book Sale

EASTON The Friends of the Easton Library annual Bake and Book Sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 6, at the library. Home-baked goods and a variety of fiction and non-fiction books, movies, and recorded books will be offered. Donations of baked goods for this sale will be accepted during the sale, or they may be left in the kitchen at Burton Hall prior to 9 a.m. on Nov. 6.

 

Veterans Hall

SCHAGHTICOKE An Election Day Open House will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 6, in Veterans Hall behind the grandstand at the Schaghticoke Fairgrounds. A list of Rensselaer County veterans from the Civil War to today is being compiled in order to honor their service. While there, browse the memorabilia and visit with other veterans. Memorabilia loans or donations, financial support, and volunteers will be welcome. Information: Jody Luskin at 663-8156, or Kim Micklas at 663-9970.

 

Souper Lunch

NORTH EASTON The Easton Methodist Church on Route 40 in North Easton will serve a Souper Lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6. Homemade soups, breads, desserts and beverages will be served and takeouts will be available. Information: Edna at 664-7184.

 

Spaghetti Dinner

WHITEHALL Whitehall Elks Lodge 1491 will a spaghetti and meatball dinner from 4 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 6, at the lodge on North Williams Street. Proceeds will benefit Operation Santa Claus which helps purchase clothing for needy families during the holidays.

 

Chicken, Buscuit

GRANVILLE An Election Night Chicken and Biscuit Dinner will be served from 4 to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 6, at the Slate Valley Masonic Center, 95 North Street in Granville. Takeouts will be available. Cost: $9 adults; $4 ages 5 to 12; free 4 and younger.

 

Spaghetti Supper

PETERSBURG The Petersburg Methodist Church invites everyone to a Spaghetti Supper from 4:30 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 6, at the Petersburg Memorial Hall. Cost: $8 adults; $5 ages 6 to 12; free 5 and younger. Also, mini hot dogs with Charlie sauce will be available from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and takeouts will be available. Information: 658-3757, or 283-5397.

 

Roast Beef

WEST HEBRON The Hebron Volunteer Fire Co. invites everyone to an Election Night Roast Beef Dinner from 4:30 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 6, in the Dining Hall at Firehouse No. 1 in West Hebron. Cost: $10.

 

Election Night Dinner

GREENWICH A Chicken ‘n’ Biscuit Dinner will be served at the Greenwich Elks Lodge on Route 40S from 5 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 6. Cost: $9 adults; $8 senior citizens; $5 age 10 and younger. Reservations are suggested at 692-2061 from 8 a.m. to noon, or after 4 p.m., on weekdays.

 

Chicken and Biscuit

CAMBRIDGE A Chicken and Biscuit Election Night Supper will be served at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 6, at the Embury United Methodist Church, 41 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Cost: $10 adults; $5 ages 5 to 12; free 4 and younger. Advance tickets are available at Battenkill Books, 15 E. Main Street in Cambridge and tickets will be sold at the door. Information: 518-677-3602, or www.emburyunited.weebly.com.

 

Turkey and Biscuit

VALLEY FALLS The handicap-accessible Valley Falls United Methodist Church at 16 State Street invites everyone to an Election Day Turkey and Biscuit Dinner on Tuesday, Nov. 6. Seating will be at 5 and 6 p.m. and takeout dinners will be available at 5 p.m. Cost: $10 adults; $5 ages 6 to 10; free 5 and younger. Information/reservations: 753-6053.

 

Roast Pork

ARGYLE A Roast Pork Dinner will be served from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 6, at the Argyle United Methodist Church. Takeouts will be available. Cost: $10 adults; $5 ages 6 to 12; free 5 and younger. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Pasta Dinner

ARLINGTON The junior class will serve an Election Night Pasta Dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 6, in the cafeteria of Arlington Memorial High School. Voting that day will be in the school’s gymnasium. Information: 802-375-2589, Ext. 116, or email Kathy Corey at coreyk@bvsu,org.

 

Movie at Library

GLENS FALLS The Bruce Willis and Bill Murray film, “Moonrise Kingdom,” will be screened at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 6, in the Community Room at the Crandall Public Library, 251 Glen Street in Glens Falls. This 2012 movie is set on an island off the New England coast in 1965 and it runs 94 minutes. Information: 518-792-6508, Ext. 3, or www.crandalllibrary.org.

 

Wednesday November 7

 

Women’s Health

CAMBRIDGE Washington County WIC will hold its monthly clinic from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 7, at the Cambridge Town Office on N. Park 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.

 

Vets Lunch

GREENWICH The Greenwich Seniors Club invites all veterans to lunch on Wednesday, Nov. 7, at the VFW post on Abeel Avenue in Greenwich. Veterans of any age or gender and their spouses will be welcome.

 

Vets Lunch

SCHUYLERVILLE All veterans are invited to the Schuylerville Seniors meeting at noon on Wednesday, Nov. 7, at the Schuylerville Town Hall. A casserole lunch in honor of all veterans will be served. New members will be welcome, too.

 

Farmers’ Market

GREENWICH The Greenwich Farmers’ Market will be open from 3 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 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.

 

College Roundtable

RUTLAND A free Roundtable Discussion on College Financial Aid will be held from 6 to 8 pm. on Wednesday, Nov. 7, at Mount St. Joseph Academy, 127 Convent Avenue in Rutland. All Rutland area parents and students are encouraged to attend. Offering information will be Michael McLaughlin from Middlebury College, Ralph Musella, president of VT College Admissions, and Todd Fothergill, president of Strategies for College. Reservations are requested with Keturah Tallon at 802-775-0151, or email ktallon@msjvermont.org.

 

da Vinci Talk

RUTLAND Katy Smith Abbott, a Middlebury College professor, will speak on “The Original Renaissance Man: Understanding Leonardo da Vinci” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 7, at the Rutland Free Library, 10 Court Street. Free and open to all. Information: Library at 802-773-1860, or Vermont Humanities Council at 802-262-2626.

 

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, Nov. 7, at 190 Glen Street in Glens Falls. Information: www.upstatemodelrailroaders.com.

 

Comedic Play

RUTLAND The Vermont Actors’ Repertory Theatre will stage the hit comedy, “The Understudy,” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, Nov. 7 to 10, Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 15 to 17, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11. Cost: $15. You’ll find this show at the Paramount Brick Box Theatre on Center Street in Rutland. Tickets: 802-775-0903, or at the door. Information: www.actorsrepvt.org. Also, ask about the dinner and theatre package being offered for the season.

 

Thursday November 8

 

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.

 

Veterans Film

GREENWICH The 2011 documentary film, “Hidden Battles,” will be screened at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 8, at the Greenwich Free Library, 148 Main Street. This 65-minute film follows five veterans from the United States and other countries as they come to terms with their combat experiences. Following the screening, Vietnam era veteran, educator, author and therapist John R. Ostwald will lead a discussion. Cost: $5 donation suggested but not required. Information: Tracy Frisch at 518-692-8242, or email tracyf@fastermac.net.

 

Free Concert

GLENS FALLS A Live! Folklife Concert, featuring the Blind Owl Band, will be presented from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 8, in the Community Room at the Crandall Public Library, 251 Glen Street in Glens Falls. This band is billed as “a hard-driving, heavily bearded, original rowdy string music quartet from Saranac Lake.” Free and open to all. Information: 518-792-6508, Ext. 237.

 

Friday November 9

 

Veterans Breakfast

FORT ANN American Legion Post 703 will host a Veterans Breakfast at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 9, in the auditorium at the Fort Ann Central School. All veterans and their family members will be welcome.

 

Vets Breakfast

GLENS FALLS An Honoring Our Veterans Breakfast will be served from 9 to 11 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 9, at the Glens Falls Senior Center. Local veterans are invited to bring a guest for a complimentary breakfast. Information: 518-793-2189.

 

Shopping Fair

WELLS The Women’s Group of the South Granville Congregation Church will host a Christmas variety shopping fair on Nov. 9. The event, which will take place at the Modern Woodsman hall in Wells, Vt., will include refreshments and a raffle. The ladies are still looking for vendors; the cost to participate is $20 for one table; $35 for two tables and $50 for three tables. The fair will take place from 4 to 8 p.m. For more information or to secure a table call Debbie Lewry at 518-642-9692 or email dlewry1@yahoo.com, or email Carrie DeKalb at dekalbc5@dishmail.net.

 

Book Clubs Meet

SCHUYLERVILLE The Teen Book Club and the Dog-Eared Book Club members will meet to discuss their favorite books at 4 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 9, at the Schuylerville Public Library, 52 Ferry Street. Information: 518-695-6641.

 

Rummage Sale

WEST HEBRON The annual Winter Rummage Sale will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 9, and 10 a.m. to noon Saturday the 10th, at the West Hebron United Presbyterian Church on Route 30. Offered will be snow pants, coats, hats, mittens, boots, blankets, and more. Hot chili, corn chowder and baked goods, too. Information: Winifred Getty at 854-3329.

 

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 Nov. 9. 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 Nov. 9. Featured will be a $500 jackpot special. This bingo is held each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-1491.

 

Baby, the Musical

WEST RUTLAND The Marble Valley Players will stage “Baby, the Musical” at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 9 and 10, at the West Rutland Town Hall Theater. Three couples deal with the “painful, rewarding and even comical consequences of conceiving a baby” in this show. Cost: $15 in advance, $18 at the door beginning one hour before each show. Information/tickets: 802-775-0903, or www.ParamountLive.org.

 

Charity Rodeo

GLENS FALLS GE and the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Assn. will present the 2012 Adirondack Stampede Charity Rodeo at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 9 and 10, at the Glens Falls Civic Center. Bull riding, barrel racing, saddle bronc riding, team roping, and more will be featured. Cost: $15 adults; $9 children. Information/tickets: 518-798-0202, or www.glensfallscc.com. Proceeds will benefit local children’s charities.

 

Guys and Dolls

GLENS FALLS The Glens Falls Community Theatre will stage “Guys and Dolls” at 8 p.m. Friday through Sunday, Nov. 9 to 11, and also at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, at the Charles R. Wood Theater in Glens Falls. Information/tickets: 518-874-0800, or www.woodtheater.org.

 

Saturday November 10

 

Saturday Hike

MIDDLETOWN SPRINGS/EAST POULTNEY The Green Mountain Club will offer a moderate, seven-mile Hike on Saturday, Nov. 10, on back roads in the Middeltown Springs/East Poultney area (rain date Nov. 11). For meeting time and place, call Diane Bargiel at 413-687-1109.

 

Craft Fair

GREENWICH A Fall Craft Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Greenwich Elks Club, Route 40 and Bulson Road. On hand will be more than 40 vendor and crafters with items including stained glass, jelly and jams, jewelry, goat milk products, candles, fleece wear, Christmas ornaments, and more. Free admission and there’ll be a snack bar with baked goods, pizza and chili dogs. Time/table space: Donna at 692-2347, or Amber at 587-8224.

 

Food, Clothing Sale

WEST HEBRON A Food and Clothing Sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10, at the West Hebron United Methodist Church. Adult and children’s clothing, including winter coats and sweaters, will be available. Also offered will be home-baked goods, tag sale items, and a variety of books.

 

Childbirth Classes

RUTLAND The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice and the Rutland Regional Medical Center will offer a Birth Shop Class for parents and parents-to-be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10, at the RAVNAH office, 7 Albert Cree Drive in Rutland. Also offered will be a series of childbirth classes on Nov. 7, 14 and 28, and Dec. 5. Information/registration: 802-770-1502, or www.ravnah.org.

 

Annual Bazaar

HUDSON FALLS The Rosary Altar Society invites everyone to its annual Bazaar from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10, at St. Mary’s/St. Paul’s Church on the park in Hudson Falls. Featured will be crafts, a kids’ corner, plants, books, jewelry, baked goods, and a raffle. Chili, soups, hot dogs, sandwiches and more will be available, too.

 

Spinning Guild

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

 

Basket Raffle, Luncheon

WELLS A Basket Raffle and Potluck Luncheon will be held on Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Modern Woodmen of America Hall off Route 30 in Wells. Doors will open at 11 a.m., with drawings at 1 p.m. Cost: $5 admission, including 25 tickets; additional sheet of tickets, $2. Food will be available at 50 cents per scoop, and beverages for $1, and there’ll be a 50/50 raffle and door prizes. Proceeds will benefit Brian Ramey who is battling cancer. Information/to donate a basket: Patricia Vance at 518-955-8994, Kim Ramey at 518-223-4576, Renee Burch at 518-361-8920, or Tanya McDonald at 518-796-5967.

 

Basket Party

WEST PAWLET The sixth graders will host a Basket Party on Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Mettawee Community School on Route 153 in West Pawlet. Doors will open at 11 a.m., with drawings at 1 p.m. Cost: $5 first sheet of tickets; $3 each additional sheet. Soups, fresh sandwiches and hot dogs will be available, too. Proceeds will go toward the class of 2013 spring trip. Information/to donate a basket: Stephanie at 802-645-0307, or Lisa at 802-325-3655.

 

Basket Raffle

POULTNEY The sixth grade students will hold a Basket Raffle, with more than 100 baskets, on Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Poultney Elementary School. Doors will open at 11 a.m. and the raffle will run through 2 p.m. Cost: $5 first sheet of tickets; $2 each additional sheet. Food and baked goods will be available for purchase, too, and there’ll be a 50/50 raffle and door prizes. Proceeds will go toward the spring trip to Camp Chingachcook.

 

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.

 

Author Visits

ARLINGTON Vermont humorist and storyteller Tom Weakly will discuss his new book, “The Story Teller,” at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Martha Canfield Library in Arlington. Free and open to all. Information: 802-375-2219, or www.marthacanfieldlibrary.org.

 

Artists’ Reception

SALEM An artists’ reception with Jordan Becker and Anthony Cafritz will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10, at the North Main Gallery, 196 N. Main Street in Salem. Both artists use a multitude of methods, processes and materials and their exhibition will run through Dec. 1. Information: 518-854-3406.

 

Roast Pork

FORT MILLER A Herbed Roast Pork Dinner will be served from 4:30 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Fort Miller Reformed Church, off Route 4 in Fort Miller (between Fort Edward and Schuylerville). Cost: $9 adults; $4 ages 3 to 10; free 2 and younger. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Game Supper

PAWLET The Pawlet Volunteer Fire Dept. invites everyone to its 44th Annual Wild Game and Chicken and Biscuit Supper at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Pawlet Firehouse on Route 133, just north of Route 30. Bear and venison roast, venison stew and meatloaf, moose balls, chicken pie and vegetable salads will be available. Cost: $12 adults; $6 age 11 and younger. Information: Email pvfd155@gmail.com, or call Ellen at 802-325-3495, or the firehouse at 325-3222.

 

Bowling for Cancer

SOUTH GLENS FALLS The Eagles Relay for Life Team will host a “Strike Out Cancer!” unlimited bowling event from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10, at Sparetime, Pine Lanes, 166 Saratoga Road in South Glens Falls. Cost: $15, including shoe rental, contests and games. There also will be a Beer Pong Tournament beginning at 8 p.m. at a registration cost of $10 and a $100 cash prize for first place. All proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society. Information/tickets: Rebecca Turner Cullen at 518-932-5831, or email rmt@bpsrlaw.com.

 

Ballroom Dancing

GLENS FALLS Temple Beth-El in Glens Falls will host Second Saturday Ballroom Dancing from 7 to 10:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10. All dancing abilities and singles will be welcome, and a lesson will be provided at 7 p.m. Information/cost: 518-761-4174, or www.usadanceadk.com.

 

Cabaret

SALEM Manhattan cabaret artist Lynne Kerr will star in “MORE Songs My Husband Wrote” at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10, at The Cabaret at Fort Salem Theater, 11 E. Broadway in Salem. Cost: $25, including $6 for coffee and dessert. Reservations encouraged at 518-854-9200, or www.fortsalemtheater.com.

 

Sunday November 11

 

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, Nov. 11. 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, Nov. 11. Cost: $6 adults; $3 children. This breakfast will be served on the second Sunday each month, with few exceptions, and everyone will be welcome.

 

Food, Crafts Fair

MANCHESTER A Gourmet Food and Artisan Crafts Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 11, at Israel Congregation of Manchester on Route 7A/Main Street. Exceptional works by talented local artists and specialty food producers will be offered, and there’ll be cooking demonstrations. Free admission. Information: 802-362-4578.

 

Basket Raffle

GRANVILLE A Basket Raffle will be held on Sunday, Nov. 11, at the Middle Granville Firehouse on Route 24. Doors will open at 11 a.m., with drawings at 1 p.m. More than 200 baskets and items will be available. Cost: $5 for 25 tickets; $2 each additional sheet of tickets. There also will be a 50/50 raffle, and a tree with more than 100 state of New York scratch-off lottery tickets at $2 per ticket or $5 for three tickets. Lunch and beverages will be available for a small fee. Proceeds will benefit Chuck Loomis’ expenses for open-heart surgery. Information/to donate: Tara Loomis at 518-642-2059.

 

Baked Ham Dinner

HARTFORD Herschel Argyle Lodge No. 508, Free and Accepted Masons,  invites everyone to a family-style Baked Ham Dinner from noon to 2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 11, at the lodge on Main Street in Hartford. Takeouts will be available. Cost: $10. Information: 747-3828.

 

Fiddling Session

SCHUYLERVILLE The Adirondack Fiddlers will host an “Old Tyme Fiddling” session from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 11, at the American Legion Hall on Clancy Street in Schuylerville. All fiddlers and the public will be welcome. Information: 518-274-6817.

 

Veterans Program

GLENS FALLS In honor of our country’s veterans, Civil War historian Lance Ingmire will present a vast collection of Civil War artifacts and memorabilia at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 11, in the Rotunda Gallery at The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren Street in Glens Falls. And at 2 p.m., Lance will speak about his family’s connection to President Lincoln and display original photographs of the president’s funeral on May 4, 1865. This program, appropriate for all ages, will be followed by a panel discussion and poetry reading, featuring veterans, writers and students. Also, there’ll be a children’s art activity so that adults may attend the presentation that’s free and open to all. Information: 518-792-1761, Ext. 27.

 

Cabaret

LAKE GEORGE VILLAGE Local musicians and vocalists will present a Young Performers’ Cabaret at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 11, at St. James Episcopal Church in Lake George Village. Free and open to all. Information: 518-668-2001.

 

Roast Pork

VICTORY MILLS Everyone is invited to a Roast Pork Dinner from 3 to 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 11, at the Victory Mills Fire Dept. on Pine Street. Eat in or take out. Cost: $9.50 age 10 and older; $6 ages 4 to 9; free 3 and younger.

 

Poetry of Music

GLENS FALLS Michael Emery and the Glens Falls Symphony Orchestra will present a concert, “The Poetry of Music,” at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 11, at Glens Falls High school. Come early for a pre-concert talk with Maestro Peltz. Information/cost: 518-793-1348, or www.gfso.org.

 

Music and Words

GLENS FALLS The Glens Falls Symphony Orchestra will present the world premiere of Ezra Laderman’s Canto V of Dante’s Inferno, a “music and words” collaboration with former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky, at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 11. Cost: $25 and $28 adults; $10 students; group discounts available. You’ll find this event at Glens Falls High School. Information/tickets: 518-793-1348, or www.gfso.org.

 

Monday November 12

 

Turkey Bingo

BENSON A Turkey Bingo will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 12, at the Benson Village School, 32 School Street. Proceeds will benefit the grade 8 class trip to Washington, D.C. Information: Elizabeth Moyer at 547-2491, Ext. 215, or email emoyer@arsu.org.

 

Arthritis Support

RUTLAND A Rheumatoid Arthritis Support Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 12, on the first floor of the RSVP/FGP/One-2-One office at 6 Court Street in Rutland. Share your experiences or just listen. Information: Nan at 802-775-8220, Ext. 101, or email nanhart14@aol.com.

 

Legion Bingo

CAMBRIDGE American Legion Post 634 at 2106 Route 22 in Cambridge will host Monday Bingo at 7 p.m. on Nov. 12. This bingo is held each Monday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-677-8069.

 

Chorus Practice

RUTLAND The Rutland Curbstone Chorus will meet for practice at 7 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 12, at Rutland High School. All males with an interest in barbershop singing are encouraged to join this fun group. Information: 802-273-2911.

 

Tuesday November 13

 

Women’s Health

GRANVILLE Washington County WIC will hold its monthly clinic from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 13, at the Granville Baptist Church on Quaker 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.

 

Genealogy Group

SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville Public Library genealogy group will meet at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 13, at the library, 52 Ferry Street. Information: 518-695-6641.

 

Asian Food Talk

ARLINGTON Vermont resident Linda Furiya will read from her book, “How to Cook a Dragon,” and discuss Asian food in Vermont, at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 13, at the Martha Canfield Library in Arlington. Free and open to all. Information: 802-375-2219, or www.marthacanfieldlibrary.org.

 

Movie at Library

GLENS FALLS The 2010 film, “sleepwalk with me,” starring comedian Mike Birbiglia, will be screened at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 13, in the Community Room at the Crandall Public Library, 251 Glen Street in Glens Falls. This movie runs 106 minutes. Information: 518-792-6508, Ext. 3, or www.crandalllibrary.org.

 

Bingo at VFW

QUEENSBURY The Queensbury VFW at 32 Luzerne Road will host Tuesday Night Bingo at 7 p.m. on Nov. 13. 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, Nov. 13. Bring your guitar or just come and listen. No cover charge. Guitar night is held each Tuesday, with few exceptions.

 

Wednesday November 14

 

Story Hour

SCHUYLERVILLE Story Hour will be offered at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 14, and every Wednesday and Thursday, at the Schuylerville Public Library, 52 Ferry Street. A craft activity and snack will follow the stories and everyone will be welcome. Information: 518-695-6641.

 

Substance Abuse

BENNINGTON/MANCHESTER United Counseling Service offers a free Teen Substance Abuse and Education Group for ages 16 to 18 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. on Wednesdays at its Ledge Hill facility in Bennington. Everyone who is using, abusing, and experimenting with substances is encouraged to attend this and subsequent group meetings. Information/to make a referral: Megan Brooks at 442-5491.

 

Dems Meet

GRANVILLE The Granville Democratic Committee will meet at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 14, at the Village of Granville Meeting Room, 51 Quaker Street, across from the Stewart’s Shop. All Granville registered Democrats, especially those newly registered, are encouraged to attend. Information: Nicholas Silitch at 642-8086.

 

Historical Program

QUEENSBURY A free Warren County Historical Society program will be presented at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 14, in Queensbury. Information/location: 518-743-0734, or www.warrrencountyhistoricalsociety.org.

 

Education Planning

DORSET The Long Trail School will kick off its Community Classroom Series with a forum titled, “Vermont Made, and World Class,” from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 14. A panel of business owners and educational leaders will discuss how we can best prepare students for success in the global economy. Area parents, teachers and stakeholders are encouraged to participate in this event at the school’s Hunter Center, off Route 30 on Kirby Hollow Road in Dorset. Refreshments will be served. Information: Matt Donohue at 802-867-5717, Ext. 279, or email mdonohue@longtrailschool.org.

 

Thursday November 15

 

Equine Dentistry

GRANVILLE A new horse owner education series program, “Dentistry,” will be offered at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 15, at the Granville Veterinary Service/Large Animal, 1987 Route 23 in Granville. Discussion will include different dental techniques, common dental issues, and why good dental health is essential to the overall health of your horse. Information: 518-642-1676.

 

Saturday November 17

 

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.

 

Author Visits

MANCHESTER WAMC Northeast Public Radio and the Northshire Bookstore will host prize-winning author Jeffrey Toobin at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 17, at the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester. Jeffrey will discuss his new book, “The Oath,” chronicling the “ideological war between the John Roberts Supreme Court and the Obama administration.”  Information: 802-362-2200, or www.northshire.com.

 

Sunday November 18

 

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, Nov. 18, 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 November 19

 

SS Information

SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville Public Library at 52 Ferry Street will host the Madison Health Managers with a program on “Savvy Social Security Planning: What Baby Boomers Need to Know” at 6 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 19. Learn how to maximize your Social Security benefits. Information: 518-695-6641.

 

Wednesday November 21

 

Farmers’ Market

GREENWICH The Greenwich Farmers’ Market will be open from 3 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 21, 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.

 

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.

 

Thursday November 22

 

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.

 

Friday November 23

 

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 Nov. 23. 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 Nov. 23. Featured will be a $500 jackpot special. This bingo is held each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-1491.

 

Sunday November 25

 

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, Nov. 25, 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 November 26

 

Legion Bingo

CAMBRIDGE American Legion Post 634 at 2106 Route 22 in Cambridge will host Monday Bingo at 7 p.m. on Nov. 26. This bingo is held each Monday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-677-8069.

 

Tuesday November 27

 

Bingo at VFW

QUEENSBURY The Queensbury VFW at 32 Luzerne Road will host Tuesday Night Bingo at 7 p.m. on Nov. 27. 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, Nov. 27. Bring your guitar or just come and listen. No cover charge. Guitar night is held each Tuesday, with few exceptions.

 

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.

 

Friday November 30

 

Lego Night

SALEM A free Lego Night will be offered from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 30, at the Salem Courthouse Community Center. Children of all ages will enjoy the challenge of “building anything they can imagine.” Reservations are requested at 518-854-7053.

 

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.

 

Wednesday December 5

Education Lessons

MANCHESTER The Mark Skinner Library will host Williams College Professor Edward Burger with a talk titled, “Monkeys, Mathematics, and Mischief: What Are the Lifelong Lessons of Education?” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 5, at the First Congregational Church in Manchester. Free and open to all. Information: Library at 802-362-2607, or Vermont Humanities Council at 802-262-2626.

 

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