Community Calendar 2/07/13

 

Thursday February 7

 

Fall Prevention

SARATOGA SPRINGS Saratoga Hospital will present Amy Wolin, senior occupational therapist, and Debbie Collins, senior occupational therapist assistant, with a free program titled, “Keep Your Feet on the Ground: Fall Prevention,” at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 7. Learn what contributes to falls and how to decrease your risk of falling. You’ll find this event at the Adult and Senior Center of Saratoga, 5 Williams Street in Saratoga Springs. Reservations are required at 518-580-2450, or toll-free at 1-866-580-2450.

 

4-H Shooting program

WASHINGTON COUNTY Pre-register now for the Washington County 4-H Shooting Sports program, which starts on Feb. 20 at the Hudson Falls Fish & Game Club and the Owlkill Rod & Gun Club in Cambridge. Classes will be held every Wednesday night for eight to 10 weeks. Cost is $15 per youth for 4-H members and $20 for non-members. Youths must be at least 12 years old. Information: 746-2560 or washington@cornell.edu.

 

Artist Dialogue

SARATOGA SPRINGS A Dunkerly Dialogue with artist Carrie Moyer will be held at 5:15 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 7, in the Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College, 815 N. Broadway in Saratoga Springs. Everyone will be welcome. Information: www.skidmore.edu/tang.

 

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.

 

Quilling Class

GRANVILLE Pat Oathout will teach a class in Quilling at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 7 at the Pember Library. The project will be filigree earrings. Pre-registration is not required and materials are provided. Information: 642-2525.

 

Legion Auxiliary

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

 

Documentary

CASTLETON The documentary, “The Gates,” by Albert and David Maysles, will be screened at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 7, in the Casella Theater at Castleton State College. This film features the draping gold panel art installation that filled Central Park walkways and became known as New York City’s biggest art project. Free and open to all. Information/tickets: 802-468-1119.

 

Bookbinding Talk

MANCHESTER Malcolm Summers of The Chester Bookworm will present a talk titled, “Bookbinding Yesterday and Today,” at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 7, at the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester. Malcolm also will demonstrate how to make book repairs. Information: 802-362-2200, or www.northshire.com.

 

Free Concert

GLENS FALLS A Live! Folklife Concert will be presented at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 7, 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. 3, or www.crandalllibrary.org.

 

Panel Discussion

SARATOGA SPRINGS Part one of a panel discussion titled, “Civil Society for Sale,” will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 7, at the Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College, 815 N. Broadway in Saratoga Springs. Part two will be 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 12. Everyone will be welcome. Information: www.skidmore.edu/tang.

 

Friday February 8

 

Merck Programs

RUPERT Merck Forest and Farmland Center will offer three hands-on learning experiences for students aged pre-K through college this winter and spring. All of these outdoor education programs immerse students in Merck’s working landscape. Information: Sarah Ullman, 802-394-7836 or www.merckforest.org.

 

Break Programs

SARATOGA SPRINGS Saratoga Arts at The Arts Center, 320 Broadway in Saratoga Springs, is accepting registrations for February Break Programs for ages 5 through 14 that will run Monday through Friday, Feb. 18 to 22. For children who love art and theater. Information/registration: Tanya Tobias at 518-584-4132, or email ttobias@saratoga-arts.org.

 

Break Classes

GLENS FALLS Registrations are requested by Friday, Feb. 8, for Winter Break Studio Classes for ages 6 through 14 titled, “Selections from the Collections,” that will be held Wednesday through Friday, Feb. 20 to 22, at The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren Street in Glens Falls. Cost: $45; $35 members. Information/registration: 518-792-1761, Ext. 340.

 

Vacation Workshops

BENNINGTON The Bennington Museum at 75 Main Street, Route 9, is accepting registrations for Vacation Workshops that will run Monday through Friday, Feb. 18 to 22. Children of all ages are invited to explore the museum’s collection, for a day or the week. Cost: $10 per day non-members; $8 per day members. Times will vary. Information/registration: Deana Mallory at 802-447-1571, or www.benningtonmuseum.org.

 

Learn to Draw

MANCHESTER Registrations are being accepted for a Learn to Draw class with Tony Conner that will run from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Thursdays, March 14, 21 and 28, and March 7, at Equinox Village in Manchester. Cost: Free for Equinox Village residents; $50 non-residents. Information/registration: 802-375-5548, or http://tonyconner.com/classes-workshops.

 

Flower Show Trip

SARATOGA COUNTY Saratoga Arts and Soroptimist International of Saratoga County are accepting reservations for an annual overnight excursion to the Philadelphia Flower Show on Saturday and Sunday, March 2 and 3. A visit to Longwood Gardens will be included. Pickups will be made in Saratoga Springs and Albany. Cost: $385, double occupancy. Information/reservations: 607-387-3322, or email goedventures@gmail.com.

 

Long Trail Socials

DORSET The Long Trail School in Dorset will host Long Trail Socials at a number of locations in February and March, including Bennington, Middletown Springs and Rutland. For times and an information packet on the school, call Courtney Callo at 802-867-5717, Ext. 141, or email ccallo@longtrailschool.org.

 

Mom’s Day Off

PERU Bromley Mountain at 3984 Route 11 in Peru will host Mom’s Day Off, a fundraiser for the Southwestern Vermont Regional Cancer Center in Bennington, on Friday, Feb. 8. Moms will ski or ride Bromley that day for $15, all of which will go to benefit the cancer center. Information: www.bromley.com.

 

4-H Exhibition

SALEM The Salem Courthouse Community Center at 58 E. Broadway, across from the Salem Central School, will host an exhibition created by members of the Salem Shamrocks 4-H during February. Everyone will be welcome and the building is handicap accessible.

 

Chili, Circus

MIDDLETOWN SPRINGS A Chili Dinner will be served and Circus Smirkus will be presented on Friday, Feb. 8, at the Middletown Springs elementary School, off Route 133 at School House Road (just south of four corners). Meat and vegetarian chili will be available, along with mac ‘n’ cheese, at 5:30 p.m., and the show at 7 p.m. Cost for dinner and show: $8 adults; $4 children; $24 maximum per family; free age 2 and younger. Cost for show only: $4 adults; $2 children, ages 3 to 12. Information: Kathy Doyle at 235-2098, or the school at 235-2365.

 

Felting Workshop

MANCHESTER A Needle Felting Workshop with Trish Weill, owner of Delishdesign, will be offered from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 8, at the First Congregational Church in Manchester Village. Learn how to paint with wool fibers. Cost: $40, including all materials (bring a thimble if you wish). Pre-registration is required at 802-768-8525, or www.greenmtnacademy.org.

 

Cupcake Battle

SCHUYLERVILLE The Advocates of the Schuylerville Public Library will host a Cupcake Battle at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 8, at the library, 52 Ferry Street. Participants of all ages will submit decorated cupcakes to a panel of judges and there’ll be adult and children’s categories. Everyone is invited to stop by and sample the cupcake creations. Cost: $5 adults, free age 12 and younger (donations appreciated). Information: 518-695-6641.

 

Supper, Social

FORT MILLER The Fort Miller Reformed Church will host its annual Pots of Love Supper and Social at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 8. A variety of homemade soups and more, along with music by the Mitch and Tim acoustic duo, will be featured. Cost: $9. You’ll find the church off Route 4 in Fort Miller, between Ford Edward and Schuylerville. Information: Brenda at 747-5043.

 

Pet Theater

RUTLAND The Popovich Comedy Pet Theater will take the stage at 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 8, at the Paramount Theatre in downtown Rutland. This show is a “family-oriented blend of the unique physical comedy, juggling, and balancing skills” of Gregory Popovich, accompanied by 26 shelter rescued pets. Cost: $19.50 to $24.50, plus tax. Information/tickets: 802-775-0903, or www.paramountlive.org.

 

Authors Visit

MANCHESTER Richard Ford will discuss his novel, “Canada,” at 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 8, at the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester. And at 7 p.m. Feb. 9, Leslie Maitland will present her true story of love during World War II, “Crossing the Borders of Time.”  Information: 802-362-2200, or www.northshire.com.

 

Schoolhouse Rock Jr.

GLENS FALLS Broadway Upstate will present “Schoolhouse Rock Jr.” at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 8 and 9, and 2 p.m. Sunday the 10th, at the Charles R. Wood Theater, 207 Glen Street in Glens Falls. Cost: $15. Information/tickets: 518-874-0800, or www.woodtheater.org.

 

Saturday February 9

 

Pancake Breakfast

POULTNEY The Poultney Fire Dept. invites everyone to a Pancake Breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9, at 263 Beaman Street in Poultney. Cost: $6 adults; $5 for firefighters; free age 9 and younger.

 

Winter Carnival

LAKE GEORGE Weekend two of the Lake George Winter Carnival will be held on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 9 and 10, at Shepard Park in Lake George Village. Included will be family activities, a polar plunge at 3 p.m., helicopter rides, beach bonfire, and fireworks (Saturday, weather permitting). Information: 518-240-0809, or www.lakegeorgewintercarnival.com.

 

Pet Days

GREENWICH The Double L Stable Equine Rescue and Sanctuary will participate in “Community Pet Days” on Saturday, Feb. 9, at the Tractor Supply store in Greenwich. Stop by for a list of adoptable horses, bring your cans, bottles and ink/toner cartridges for recycling to support the sanctuary’s horses, learn about the sanctuary’s Valentine’s Day contest, and how to win a Tractor Supply gift card. Information: 518-638-6929, or www.doublelstableequinerescue.petfinder.org.

 

Church Breakfasts

GRANVILLE The ladies of the South Granville Congregational Church will meet for breakfast at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9, at AJ’s Restaurant off Quaker Street in Granville. And from 8 to 9 a.m. on Feb. 9, the men will meet for breakfast in the church’s Fellowship Hall on Route 149 in South Granville. The men only are asked to make a reservation with Joan at 642-9510.

 

Girls’ Softball

QUEENSBURY A Girls’ Fast-pitch Softball Tournament for age 14 and younger will be held from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9, and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday the 10th, at the Adirondack Sports Complex in Queensbury. Free admission. Information: 518-743-1086, or www.adksc.com.

 

Pancake Breakfast

ARGYLE The Argyle United Methodist Church at 12 Sheridan Street invites everyone to a Pancake Breakfast from 8 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9. Cost: $5; free age 5 and younger.

 

Scrapbook Crop & Shop

FAIR HAVEN A “Scrapbook Crop and Shop” will be held from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9 at American Legion Post 49 in Fair Haven. Many local vendors will be on hand. $45 admission includes 4’x3’ scrapbook space, door prizes, goodie bag, lunch, dinner and drinks. The event benefits Project Graduation. To reserve, call Debbie Alexander at 802-265-4295 or email vtalex60@comcast.net.

 

Sibshop

RUTLAND ARC’s Rutland Family Support Network will hold a Sibshop session from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9, in the Education and Wellness Center at Rutland Mental Health, Engrem Avenue and Main Street (Engrem is a one-way street). Sibshops are for children age 7 to 12 who are siblings of brothers and sisters who have special needs. Cost: $5 per child, including lunch (scholarship available). Information: 802-775-1370, or email arcrutlandarea@myfairpoint.net.

 

Free Tax Prep

HOOSICK FALLS The Hoosick Area Church Assn. will offer free Income Tax Preparation from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9, 16 and 23, and 6 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 14, 21 and 28. In March and April, the office will be open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, and Thursdays by appointment. This is part of the IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program, serving those with income of $51,000 or less. For appointments and a list of information and documents needed, call Alison at 686-9491.

 

Spinning Guild

SCHUYLERVILLE The Southern Adirondack Spinning Guild will meet from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9, in the Yarn Shop at the Foster Sheep Farm, 460 W. River Road in Schuylerville. This group meets on the second Saturday each month, with few exceptions. Information: Email fostersheepfarm@gmail.com.

 

Zentangle Workshop

PAWLET Heidi Hammell, a certified Zentangle teacher, will lead a Zentangle Workshop from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9, at the Pawlet Public Library. Zentangle is a meditative form of drawing for artists and non-artists alike. Cost: $30 per parent and child, plus a $5 materials fee per child; $12 and $5 respectively for each additional child. Information/registration: Heidi at 802-645-9051, or email hamfamvt@myfairpoint.net.

 

Basket Party

WHITEHALL A Basket Party will be held on Saturday, Feb. 9, at the Whitehall Athletic Club on Route 4 (former armory). Doors will open at 11 a.m., with drawings at 1 p.m. Cost: $8, including a sheet of tickets; $2 each additional sheet. There’ll be a big items raffle, lunch will be available at $8, and unlimited coffee or tea only for $2. Proceeds will benefit Whitehall native Michael Kennedy’s medical bills in his fight against cancer. Donated items for the basket party and raffle may be dropped off at the First Step Dance Studio and Putorti’s Market in Whitehall, and at Schoony’s and DC Realty in Granville. Information/monetary donations: Cheryl Putorti at 499-0788, Pam Hobus at 499-0951, or Dan Campbell at 744-2145.

 

Teddy Bear Tea

GRANVILLE Children and Teddy Bears or other special stuffed animals are invited to the Pember Library at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9 for a special Valentine Tea. Stories, crafts, and a chance to win a Teddy Bear. Refreshments will be served. Information: 642-2525.

 

Chinese New Year

GLENS FALLS The World Awareness Children’s Museum in Glens Falls invites everyone to a Chinese New Year Celebration from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9. Featured will be stories and an opportunity to create “red envelopes,” traditional lucky money envelopes. Cost/reservations: 518-793-2773, or www.worldchildrensmuseum.org.

 

Chicken Alfredo

KINGSBURY The Kingsbury Baptist Church on Route 4 invites everyone to a Chicken Alfredo Dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9. Takeouts will be available. Cost: $10 adults; $6 age 12 and younger. Information: 747-0931.

 

Army Band concert

CASTLETON Castleton State College presents the 40th Army Band of Vermont and the Castleton Wind Ensemble at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9 in the Casella Theater. Admission: $5 adults, $3 children. Proceeds benefit the Music Department at Castleton. To reserve tickets: 802-468-1119.

 

Elks Dinner

WHITEHALL Elks Lodge 1491 will serve a ham and scalloped potatoes dinner from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9. The cost is $8 and the dinner will be followed by Las Vegas game night from 6 to 11 p.m.

 

Spaghetti Dinner

SCHUYLERVILLE Everyone is invited to a Spaghetti and Meatball Dinner from 4 to 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9, at American Legion Post 278, 6 Clancy Street in Schuylerville. Cost: $9 adults, $5 age 9 and younger eat in; $10 adults, $6 age 9 and younger take out; $28 family bucket for four people. Information/tickets (only 200 will be sold): 695-3011.

 

Roast Turkey

CASTLETON The Federated Church of Castleton at 504 Main Street invites everyone to a Roast Turkey Supper from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9. Cost: $9 adults; $6 age 11 and younger. Proceeds will benefit recent improvements to the church and there is a handicap-accessible entrance at the rear of the building. Information: 802-468-5725, or call Norm and Cindy at 802-265-8686.

 

Dinner/Dance

QUEENSBURY A Relay for Life fundraiser, “Cupid for a Cure: A Valentine’s Day Dinner and Dance,” will be held on Saturday, Feb. 9, at the Sweet Basil Restaurant, 1012 Route 9 in Queensbury. Included will be cocktails at 5 p.m., a three-course dinner at 6 p.m., sweets and karaoke at 7 p.m., prizes/raffles/auction at 8 p.m., and dancing at 9 p.m. Wear black or red, casual or formal. Information/reservations: Sweet Basil at 518-792-5300.

 

Blues, Brews

CAMBRIDGE A Blues & Brews event for age 21 and older will be held at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9, at Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Featured will be food, music and a cash bar. Information: 518-677-2495, or www.hubbardhall.org.

 

F.D. Dance

COSSAYUNA A Dance will be held from 7 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9, at the Cossayuna Firehouse, 21 Bunker Hill Road. Cost: $5. Snacks and beverages will be available and all ages will be welcome. Information: 692-7155.

 

Appalachian Music

GREENWICH The Poor Old Shine band from Connecticut will perform in concert at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9, at Seventy Main in Greenwich. This band’s music is billed as “foot stomping, mind racing, dirty, down-home Americana…rooted in the folk and Appalachian mountain music tradition.” Information/tickets: 692-7041.

 

Bawdy Burlesque

NORTH BENNINGTON The Vermont Art Exchange’s basement music series will present the Bohemian cabaret ensemble, “Vagabond Opera,” in concert at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9, at the Sage Street Mill in North Bennington. This show is billed as a “bawdy, brainy burlesque.” Cost: $18 in advance at 1-800-838-3006, or www.brownpapertickets.com; $22 at the door (doors open 7 p.m.). Information: 802-442-5549, or www.vtartxchange.org.

 

Sunday February 10

 

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 Feb. 10 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. There also will be a 50/50 raffle.

 

Sunday Breakfast

VALLEY FALLS The Ladies Auxiliary invites everyone to a Pancake/French Toast Breakfast from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 10, at VFW Post 1938 on Poplar Avenue in Valley Falls. Cost: $7 adults; $3 children. Proceeds will help support events for our troops.

 

Seniors Breakfast

ARLINGTON A Seniors Breakfast will be served from 8 to 10 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 10, at American Legion Post 69 in Arlington. Cost: Donation; $4 non-seniors. Information: 802-375-6157.

 

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, Feb. 10. Cost: $7 adults; $3.50 ages 3 to 10; free 2 and younger. This breakfast is held on the second Sunday each month, with few exceptions. Information: 802-265-7983.

 

Sunday Breakfast

VICTORY The Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club on Route 32 south of Victory Village will serve a Pancake/French Toast Breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 10. Cost: $6 adults; $3 children. This breakfast will be served on the second Sunday each month, with few exceptions, and everyone will be welcome.

 

Sweetheart Breakfast

MIDDLETOWN SPRINGS A Sweetheart Breakfast will be served from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 10, at St. Anne’s Church in Middletown Springs. Omelets, French toast and more. Cost: $8 adults; $5 age 10 and younger. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Free Skiing, Boarding

NORTH CREEK A Festival for Kids and a Family Race will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 10, at Gore Mountain in North Creek. Lift tickets will be free for age 12 and younger with a full-paying adult. The race will be held at 11 a.m. Information: 518-251-2411, or www.goremountain.com.

 

Fly Fishing Film

MANCHESTER “Where the Yellowstone Goes,” a 2011 documentary by award-winning filmmaker Hunter Weeks, will be screened at noon on Sunday, Feb. 10, at Village Picture Shows, 263 Depot Street in Manchester Center. This film chronicles a 30-day drift boat fly fishing journey along the Yellowstone River in Montana and North Dakota. Cost: $10 in advance at www.villagepictureshows.com, $12 at the window on Feb. 10, with part of the proceeds benefiting The American Museum of Fly Fishing.

 

Hyde Tour

GLENS FALLS A free Family Discovery Day/Black History Month activity will be held at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 10, at The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren Street in Glens Falls. See works by African-American artists Henry O. Tanner and Sam Gilliam and take an interactive tour with a museum educator, followed by a children’s art making session. All ages will be welcome. Information: 518-792-1761, Ext. 17, or www.hydecollection.org.

 

ART Dance

RUTLAND The Elks Club will sponsor ARC’s Valentine’s Dance and Barbecue from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 10, at the Elks Club on Pleasant Street in Rutland. DJ John Saltis will provide the music. Reservations are required at 802-775-1370. Also, non-members will be welcome but will be asked to make a donation at the door. ARC memberships will be available at $10 each. ARC serves citizens with developmental disabilities and their families. Each individual’s support person is required to be at the dance if the individual cannot be left unattended.

 

Trees Exploration

TICONDEROGA Heidi Karkoski, curator of landscape at Fort Ticonderoga, will lead an “Exploration on Snow Shoes: A Timeline of Trees on the Pavilion Landscape” at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 10, at the fort. See ornamental tree species and learn their ages and how they were incorporated into the landscape design in the past 150 years. Cost: $10 at the door; free for Friends of Fort Ticonderoga members. Information: 518-585-2821, or www.FortTiconderoga.org.

 

Hyde Tour

GLENS FALLS Chief Curator Erin Coe will lead a free tour of the exhibition, “50 at 50: Five Decades of Collecting at The Hyde,” at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 10, in the Wood Gallery of The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren Street in Glens Falls. A maximum of 15 people can be accommodated and registration is requested at 518-792-1761, Ext. 327.

 

Basket Party

WELLS The Section Eight Ryders will host a Basket Party fundraiser on Sunday, Feb. 10, 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 lotto raffle tree. Proceeds will benefit Danny Gordon’s medical bills as he combats COPD and other ailments. Information/to donate a basket or other support: Janice Rivers at 518-345-5078.

 

NYC Slideshow

CAMBRIDGE The Curiosity Forum at Hubbard Hall will present Marcia Reiss with a slideshow and talk based on her book “Lost New York” at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 10. Information: 518-677-2495.

 

Souper Supper

VALLEY FALLS The handicap-accessible Valley Falls United Methodist Church at 16 State Street invites everyone to a Super Souper Supper from 4:30 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 10. Served will be a variety of soups, bread, muffins, drinks and dessert for $6; free age 5 and younger. Information/tickets: 753-6053, 753-6028, www.valleyfallsunitedmethodist.com, or at the door.

 

Monday February 11

 

Chorus Practice

RUTLAND The Rutland Curbstone Chorus will meet for practice at 7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 11, at Rutland High School. All males with an interest in barbershop singing are encouraged to join this fun group. Information: 802-273-2911.

 

Spaghetti Dinner

GRANVILLE The cub scouts of Pack 44 will be hosting a spaghetti dinner at Bernardo’s on Monday, Feb. 11. All proceeds will help support the Mettawee Valley Ecumenical Fuel Fund. Seatings will be at 5, 6 and 7 p.m., and take out will be available. The cost is $5 to eat in and $6 to take out, and drinks cost extra. Call Brooke Burnham at 802-645-0968 for questions.

 

Comedy Films

MANCHESTER The Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning will continue its Comedy Film Series with host Harvey Flaxman at 7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 11 and 25, in the Hunter Seminar Room at Burr and Burton Academy in Manchester. Feb. 11 will feature “My Favorite Year” starring Peter O’Toole, and Feb. 25 “Young Frankenstein.” Cost: $10 per film. Discussion will follow each screening. Information/registration: 802-768-8525, or www.greenmtnacademy.org.

 

Tuesday February 12

 

Women’s Health

GRANVILLE Washington County WIC will hold its monthly clinic from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 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.

 

Essay Deadline

MANCHESTER Tuesday, Feb. 12, is the deadline for Hildene in Manchester to receive essays and applications from eighth grade students participating in its 2013 Lincoln Essay Competition. Hildene’s hours are 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily. Emailed submissions and late entries will not be accepted. Prizes are $1,000 for first place, $750 second place, $500 third place, and $200 for up to 10 honorable mentions. Entry packets: www.hildene.org/schools.html. Information: Stephanie at 802-367-7960, or email stephanie@hildene.org.

 

Look Good program

RUTLAND The American Cancer Society will present its “Look Good, Feel Better” program from 10 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, Feb. 12 at the Rutland Regional Medical Center.  The free program teaches female cancer patients beauty techniques to help restore their appearance. To register: call Rhonda Rockwell at 802-773-0032.

 

Book Club Meets

GRANVILLE The Pember Book Club will meet at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 12, at the Pember Library and Museum, 33 W. Main Street in Granville. Books by Julie Klam, whose parents live in Granville, will be discussed, and copies are available at the Pember. New members will be welcome.

 

Pember Friends Meet

GRANVILLE The Friends of the Pember Library will meet at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 12, at the library, 33 W. Main Street in Granville. All community members interested in promoting and assisting the Pember Library are encouraged to attend.

 

Pancake Supper

SCHUYLERVILLE The Little Angels Nursery School of the Schuylerville United Methodist Church invites everyone to a Pancake Supper fundraiser from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 12, at the church, 51 Church Street in Schuylerville. Cost: Free-will donation. There also will be a bake sale and silent auction, with proceeds benefiting the nursery school.

 

Mardi Gras Mystery

PAWLET The Pawlet Public Library invites everyone to Solve a Mardi Gras Mystery on Tuesday, Feb. 12, at The Barn Restaurant on Route 30 in Pawlet. Celebrate Mardi Gras with a cocktail social at 5 p.m., enjoy a dinner of Brazilian cuisine at 6 p.m., and help solve a fun Mardi Gras mystery, too. Cost: $25 by Feb. 5, $30 thereafter, space permitting. Tickets are available at the library and the West Pawlet Farmer’s Market. Information: Library at 802-325-3123.

 

Pancakes, Waffles

NORTH EASTON A Pancake/Waffle Supper will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 12, at the Easton Methodist Church on Route 40 in North Easton. Cost: $7:50 adults; $3.50 children. Reservations are not needed and everyone will be welcome. Information: Edna at 664-7184.

 

Youth League Signups

WHITEHALL Chad Monty, Jr., will hold a registration for Whitehall Youth League Baseball for ages 4 through 15 from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 12, at the Whitehall Recreation Center. Children interested in playing T-ball, baseball or softball are encouraged to sign up. Additional registration times will be 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, at the Recreation Center, and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 2, at Stewart’s (snow date March 5 at the Recreation Center). Information: Chad at 499-0259.

 

Fat Tuesday Dinner

WELLS The Wells Methodist Church invites everyone to a Shrove Tuesday Dinner with pancakes and crepes from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 12 at the church. The meal, which also features eggs cooked to order and sausages, is all you can eat. Adults are $6, family of four is $15. Information: 802-645-0216.

 

Mardi Gras Dinner

DORSET The Dorset Church invites everyone to a Mardi Gras Dinner from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 12. Cajun seafood bisque, crispy baked catfish, cornmeal-crusted chicken breast, pancakes and more will be served. Cost: $10 adults; $5 age 12 and younger; free 4 and younger. Tickets are available at the Williams Store, and at 867-2260, and will be sold at the door.

 

Library Boards Meet

SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville Public Library Municipal (village) Board meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 12, at the library, 52 Ferry Street. And, the Library Funding District (school) Board meeting will follow at 7:15 p.m. Both meetings will be open to the public. Information: 518-695-6641.

 

Broadway Musical

CASTLETON Castleton State College welcomes “Broadway’s Next Hit Musical” at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 12 in the Casella Theater. This is an improvisational show in which hit songs will be developed at the suggestion of the audience. It has won rave reviews from the New York Times and more. Tickets: $12 adults and $7 children. To reserve: 802-468-1119.

 

Panel Discussion

SARATOGA SPRINGS Part two of a panel discussion titled, “Civil Society for Sale,” will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 12, at the Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College, 815 N. Broadway in Saratoga Springs. Everyone will be welcome. Information: www.skidmore.edu/tang.

 

Wednesday February 13

 

Women Meet

CASTLETON The GFWC Castleton Woman’s Club will meet at noon on Wednesday, Feb. 13, at the Medical Chapel on the Castleton State College campus. Following a light lunch, Teresa DeYoung will present a program on the Vermont Homespun Cottage & Fiber Farm in Pittsford which she founded. Everyone will be welcome. Information: Linda at 273-2086.

 

Ash Wednesday Service

SALEM An Ash Wednesday service will be held at noon, and Mass will be said at 7 p.m., on Wednesday, Feb. 13, at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Salem. Also, stations-of-the-cross will be held at noon on Fridays during Lent beginning Feb. 14. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Ash Wednesday

EAST ARLINGTON The Federated Church of East Arlington on Ice Pond Road will offer two Ash Wednesday services, at noon and at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 13. Information: 802-375-2548.

 

Producer Visits

QUEENSBURY The SUNY Adirondack Writers Project will host screenwriter, author, producer and cartoonist Chris Millis at 12:40 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 13, in Room 206 of the Scoville Learning Center Auditorium on the Bay Road campus in Queensbury. Chris’ first feature film is “Small Apartments” starring Billy Crystal and James Caan.  Free and open to all. Information: Dr. Stuart Bartow at 743-2200, Ext. 2601, or email bartows@sunyacc.edu.

 

Garden Club

MANCHESTER The Garden Club of Manchester will meet at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 13 in the Beckwith Room at Hildene. Speaker Marie George, MD, will speak about “Lyme Disease Prevention.” Fee: $5 for non-members.

 

Western Music

RUTLAND Rip Jackson, minister of music at Grace Congregational Church, will present the second part of  a two-part series titled, “The History of Western Music in Performance,” from 1:30 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 13, at The Gables at East Mountain, 1 Gables Place, off Gleason Road in Rutland. Rip will demonstrate styles and performance practices with examples played on the harpsichord and piano, and with singing. Free and open to all. Reservations are requested with Randi Cohn at 770-5275, or email rcohn@thegablesvt.com.

 

Dems Meet

GRANVILLE The Granville Democratic Committee will meet at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 13, at the Village of Granville Meeting Room, 51 Quaker Street, across from the Stewart’s Shop. Everyone will be welcome. Information: Nicholas Silitch at 642-8086.

 

Ash Wednesday Svc.

SCHUYLERVILLE The Greater Schuylerville Clergy Assn. will hold an Ecumenical Ash Wednesday Service at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 13, at the Old Saratoga Reformed Church, 48 Pearl Street in Schuylerville. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Thursday February 14

 

The Art of Love

GLENS FALLS The Art of Love will be celebrated from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 14, at The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren Street in Glens Falls. Bring lunch and visit great works of art that tell love stories, and learn about art inspired by passion. Free and open to all. Information: 518-792-1761.

 

Museum ABCs

BENNINGTON The Bank of Bennington will sponsor a free Museum ABCs program for ages 3 to 5 at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 14, March 21 and April 25, at the Bennington Museum, 75 Main Street, Route 9. This story hour will include a monthly topic, visits to galleries to observe and talk about a piece of art or object, plus an art or craft activity. Information: 802-447-1571, or www.benningtonmuseum.org.

 

Library Advocates

SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville Public Library Advocates group will meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 14, at the library, 52 Ferry Street. Information: 518-695-6641.

 

Concert at GHS

GRANVILLE A Music Concert will be presented at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 14, in the auditorium at Granville High School on Quaker Street. Singers will be accompanied by piano and guitar, and pianists will perform solos, too. Items will be collected for the Haynes House of Hope, including facial tissue, rice, coffee, sugar packets, Clorox and baby wipes, copy paper, Price Chopper and Staples gift cards, and paper plates. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Legion Meetings

ARLINGTON The Women’s Auxiliary and the Sons of the American Legion will meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 14, at American Legion Post 69 in Arlington. Everyone is encouraged to attend since the Legion needs your support. Information: 802-375-6157.

 

Friday February 15

 

Pember workshops

GRANVILLE Registration is due by Friday, Feb. 15 for the following Pember Museum vacation workshops: Live Animals on Feb. 19; Raptors of New York on Feb. 20; and Birds of NY and VT on Feb. 21. The Feb. 20 and 21 classes have a $5 fee. Live Animals is open to children of all ages; the others are open to ages five and up. To register: 518-642-1515.

 

Fish Fry

WHITEHALL American Legion Post 83 at 148 Main St. in Whitehall invites everyone to its Friday Fish Fry from 4 to 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 15. This meal is served each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-2482.

 

Fish Fry

GREENWICH Everyone is invited to a Boston Fish Fry from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 15, at the Centenary United Methodist Church in Greenwich. Takeouts will be available. Cost: $9 adults; $6 children. Tickets will be sold at the door.

 

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.

 

Fish Fry

VICTORY The Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club on Route 32 south of Victory Village invites everyone to a Fish Fry Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. on February 15 and 22. Cost: $8.50 fried fish or clams; or $8.50 fried chicken tenders; $5 quart clam chowder. Eat in or order takeouts at 695-3917.

 

Parade, Fireworks

QUEENSBURY “Fire on the Mountain,” featuring a torchlight parade and fireworks, will be offered the evening of Friday, Feb. 15, at Ski West Mountain in Queensbury. This free family event will feature live entertainment. Information: 518-793-6606, Ext. 350, or www.skiwestmountain.com.

 

Valentine’s Dance

ARLINGTON A Valentine’s Dance will be held on Friday, Feb. 15, at American Legion Post 69 in Arlington. Music will be provided by DJ Wooddell. Cost: $10; $15 per couple. There’ll be a potluck, too; bring a dish to share. Information/time: 802-375-6157.

 

Movie Night

SCHUYLERVILLE A Family Movie Night featuring a PG-rated film running about 105 minutes will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 15, at the Schuylerville Public Library, 52 Ferry Street. Bring popcorn if you like to this event that’s free and open to all. Also, the library will be closed on Monday, Feb. 18, for President’s Day. Information: 518-695-6641.

 

Friday Bingo

WHITEHALL Elks Lodge 1491 at 5 Elks Way in Whitehall will host Friday Night Bingo at 7 p.m. on Feb. 15. Featured will be a $500 jackpot special. This bingo is held each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-1491.

 

Dinner at VFW

VALLEY FALLS VFW Post 1938 in Valley Falls invites everyone to a  Dinner at 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 15. Cost: $14. The Post plans to serve a dinner on the third Friday each month, with few exceptions. Information: 518-753-7707.

 

Saturday February 16

 

Outdoor Activities

GLENS FALL/SARATOGA The Glens Falls-Saratoga Chapter of the Adirondack Mountain Club will offer the following outdoor activities: Hike/Ski, Saturday, Feb. 16; Snowshoe, Feb. 16 and Tuesday, Feb. 19; Hike/Snowshoe, Saturday, Feb. 23; and Ski, Feb. 23 and Tuesday, Feb. 26. Information: www.adk-gfs.org.

 

Ice Fishing Derby

LAKE BOMOSEEN The Castleton Lions Club will host the 35th Annual Lake Bomoseen Ice Fishing Derby on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 16 and 17. The headquarters will be at Crystal Beach on Route 30 and there’ll be $3,400 in prize money. Entry fee: $20. There’ll be door prizes for children age 12 and younger, including drawings for two lifetime fishing licenses. This derby is being held in memory of Tom Evanoika and “Bomoseen” Bob Newton.

 

Community Breakfast

FAIR HAVEN

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church will host a Community Breakfast from 8 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 16 at the church on North Main and Allen Streets. Eggs, sausage, biscuits and more. Cost: $1 per person, with kids 14 and under free. Handicapped-accessible dining available.

 

Ice Fishing Contest

SCHUYLERVILLE The Quaker Springs Volunteer Fire Dept. will host an Ice Fishing Contest from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 16, at Kim’s (Cove), 882 Route 4 in Schuylerville. Registration will begin at 7 a.m. and will cost $20. Prizes will be awarded for the largest northern pike, yellow perch and crappie. All proceeds will benefit the fire department. Information: Tom Lloyd at 587-2347, or www.facebook.com/qsvfd.

 

Winter Carnival

LAKE GEORGE Weekend three of the Lake George Winter Carnival will be held on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 16 and 17, at Shepard Park in Lake George Village. Included will be family activities, a polar plunge at 3 p.m., helicopter rides, a beach bonfire, and fireworks (Saturday, weather permitting). Information: 518-240-0809, or www.lakegeorgewintercarnival.com.

 

Girls’ Softball

QUEENSBURY A Girls’ Fast-pitch Softball Tournament for age 18 and younger will be held from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 16, and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday the 17th, at the Adirondack Sports Complex in Queensbury. Free admission. Information: 518-743-1086, or www.adksc.com.

 

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

 

Farmers Market

GLENS FALLS The Farmers’ Market will be open from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturdays in February at Christ Church United Methodist in Glens Falls. Information: 518-792-0438, or www.gffma.com.

 

Income Tax Prep

CAMBRIDGE Free Income Tax Preparation will be offered by IRS-certified local volunteers from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb.16, at the First Baptist Church, 29 W. Main Street in Cambridge. If you earn less than $50,270 per year, don’t have stock sales, rental or business income, you are eligible for this service. Information/appointments: Toll-free at 1-800-211-5128.

 

Income Tax Prep

SALEM Free Income Tax Preparation will be offered by IRS-certified local volunteers from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb.16, at the Salem Courthouse Community Center, 58 E. Broadway. This service is available for families with incomes of less than $49,000, excluding the self-employed, or those with rental or farm income and depreciation. Appointments are required with Cornell Cooperative Extension at 518-746-2560, or toll-free, 1-800-548-0881.

 

Winter Festival

WHITEHALL The annual Whitehall Winter Festival will be held on Saturday, Feb. 16. The penguin dip will be at 10 a.m. (wear your craziest outfit), followed by a chili cook-off from noon to 2 p.m. at American Legion Post 83, 148 Main Street (518-499-2482). At Skenesborough Drive from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. there’ll be horse-drawn wagon rides and snowmobile rides, ice fishing, karaoke, a student art show at the Skenesborough Park Pavilion, games, food and more. The Skenesborough Museum will be open, too, and there’ll be sledding at 2 p.m. at the Whitehall Methodist Church. Information: www.facebook.com/whitehallthrives.

 

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.

 

Chili Cook-off

WHITEHALL American Legion Post 83 at 148 Main Street in Whitehall will host its Second Annual Chili Cook-off from noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 16. Competitors should register at 11 a.m. and spectators will be welcome during this event. Information/registration: 518-499-2482, or visit the Post.

 

Pancake Supper

ARGYLE Everyone is invited to an all-you-can-eat Pancake Supper from 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 16, at American Legion Post 1815 on Route 40, Sheridan Street, in Argyle. Information/cost: Gary Gilchrist at 638-8603.

 

Sunday February 17

 

Buffet Breakfast

GREENWICH Elks Lodge 2223 on Route 40S in Greenwich invites everyone to a Sunday Buffet Breakfast from 8:30 to 11 a.m. on Feb. 17. Omelets, pancakes and more will be served at $6 per person, $5 senior citizens, and $4 children.

 

Basket Party

CASTLETON The Section Eight Ryders will host a Basket Party on Sunday, Feb. 17, at the Bomoseen Grange Hall, just south of Castleton Corners on Route 30. Doors will open at 11 a.m., with drawings at 1 p.m. Cost: $5 first sheet of tickets; $2 each additional sheet. There also will be a 50-cents-per-scoop buffet. Proceeds will benefit the medical expenses of Lorianna Mason who is battling cancer and other ailments. Information/to donate a basket or other support: Janice Rivers at 518-345-5078.

 

Basket Party

BASKET PARTY A Basket Party will be held on Sunday, Feb. 17, 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, door  prizes, a lottery tree raffle, and a 50/50. Chips, soda and hot dogs will be available, too. Proceeds will benefit the medical expenses of 20-year-old Matt Butler who is battling cancer. Information/to donate a basket or other support: Robin White at 518-812-7699, or Shirley Bourn at 518-642-3547.

 

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, Feb. 17, at the American Legion Post on Clancy Street in Schuylerville. Music will be provided by the Ole Time Country band. Cost: $5 adults; $2 ages 6 to 17; free 5 and younger. Information: Floyd at 747-6687, or Sandy at 824-3719.

 

Owl Moon Prowl

HEBRON The Pember Museum will host a hike entitled “Owl Moon Prowl” from 6 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 17 at the South Grimes Hill Road entrance to the Hebron Nature Preserve. Open to children and adults capable of hiking. Bring a flashlight; wear boots. Registration not required, but is weather-dependent. To confirm: call Bernadette at 518-692-3129.

 

Monday February 18

 

Potluck Supper

HEBRON Everyone is invited to a Potluck Supper at 6 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 18, at the East Hebron United Presbyterian Church on Route 22 in Hebron. Bring a dish to share to this event that will be held on the third Monday each month, with few exceptions. Information: 518-854-7017, 854-9383.

 

Legion Bingo

CAMBRIDGE American Legion Post 634 at 2106 Route 22 in Cambridge will host Monday Bingo at 7 p.m. on Feb. 18. This bingo is held each Monday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-677-8069.

 

Tuesday February 19

 

Live Animals

GRANVILLE The Pember Museum will hold a Story Time with live animals from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 19. Open to children of all ages; space is limited. Register in advance by calling 518-642-1515.

 

Genealogy Group

SCHUYLERVILLE The genealogy group will meet at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 19, at the Schuylerville Public Library, 52 Ferry Street. Information: 518-695-6641.

 

White Birch Talk

QUEENSBURY Thomas Mowatt, assistant professor of biology, will present a talk titled, “White Birch: What You Don’t Know May Help You,” from 12:30 to about 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 19, at SUNY Adirondack in Queensbury. A brief discussion will follow and everyone will be welcome at this free event. Information/campus building: Joyce Miller at 518-743-2200, Ext. 2485.

 

Meet Dinoman

FAIR HAVEN The Fair Haven Free Library at 107 N. Main Street invites all ages to Meet Dinoman and learn about dinosaurs at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 19. Free. Information: 802-265-8011.

 

Film Forum

GLENS FALLS In honor of Black History Month, the African American Film Forum will continue at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 19 and 26, at the Crandall Public Library, 251 Glen Street in Glens Falls. 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 Feb. 19. 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.

 

Bingo at Legion

ARLINGTON Bingo will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 19, at American Legion Post 69 in Arlington. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and food will be available for purchase. Information: 802-375-6157.

 

Wednesday February 20

 

Raptors

GRANVILLE The Pember Museum will present a slideshow of New York’s Raptors from 9 to 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 20 at the museum. Make a feathered owl mask and a baby Snowy Owl. Open to children age five and older. Fee: $5 per student. Class size is limited; register by Feb. 15 by calling 518-642-1515.

 

Astronomy Club

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

 

Lenten Services

SCHUYLERVILLE AREA The Greater Schuylerville Clergy Assn. will host Ecumenical Lenten Services at 7 p.m. on Wednesdays as follows: Fort Miller Reformed Church, Feb. 20; Notre Dame-Visitation Church, Feb. 27; Bacon Hill Reformed Church, March 6; Quaker Springs United Methodist Church, March 13; and Schuylerville United Methodist Church, March 20. Everyone will be welcome.

 

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.

 

Taize Service

EAST ARLINGTON The Federated Church of East Arlington on Ice Pond Road will hold candlelit Taize services at 7 p.m. on Wednesdays Feb. 20, March 6, and March 20, and Feb. 27 and March 13 at St. James Episcopal Church on Route 7A in Arlington. Information: 802-375-2548.

 

Model Railroaders

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

 

Thursday February 21

 

Birds Workshop

GRANVILLE Children age five and older are welcome to learn about birds of N.Y. and Vt. and their songs at a workshop to be held from 9 to 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 21 at the Pember Museum. Fee: $5. Register by Feb. 15 by calling 518-642-1515.

 

Gallery Opening

MANCHESTER The Greater Manchester Arts Council and Equinox Village will host a gallery opening event with artists Carol Berry and Elinor Katz from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 21, at Equinox Village in Manchester. Come enjoy art, live music and hors d’oeuvres prepared by the Equinox Village culinary team. Free and open to all. Reservations are requested with Ashley at 802-362-4061.

 

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.

 

Saturday February 23

 

Ice Fishing Tourney

HAGUE The Hague Fish and Game Club will host the Northern Lake George Ice Fishing Tournament, the largest tournament of its kind on Lake George, on Saturday, Feb. 23, at Town Park in Hague. Registration will begin at 5 a.m., with four categories, adult and junior. Prizes will be awarded. Information/cost: 518-543-6542, or www.haguefishandgame.com.

 

Winter Carnival

LAKE GEORGE Weekend four of the Lake George Winter Carnival will be held on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 23 and 24, at Shepard Park in Lake George Village. Included will be family activities, a polar plunge at 3 p.m., helicopter rides, a beach bonfire, and fireworks (Saturday, weather permitting). Information: 518-240-0809, or www.lakegeorgewintercarnival.com.

 

Girls’ Softball

QUEENSBURY A Girls’ Fast-pitch Softball Tournament for age 16 and younger will be held from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 23, and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday the 24th, at the Adirondack Sports Complex in Queensbury. Free admission. Information: 518-743-1086, or www.adksc.com.

 

Free Dinner

CAMBRIDGE A free Community Dinner will be served from noon to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 23, at the First Baptist Church, 29 W. Main Street in Cambridge. Takeouts will be available at 12:45 p.m. for those unable to attend the dinner and if food still is available. Reservations are not necessary, this dinner is served on the last Saturday each month, and everyone will be welcome.

 

Moonlight Ski

GANSEVOORT The Wilton Rotary and the Healthy Living Market and Café will sponsor the annual Moonlight Ski and Snowshoe at Camp Saratoga, Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park, 80 Scout Road in Gansevoort. Explore luminary-lit trails and enjoy hot cocoa by the bonfire. For all levels and ages and you can drop in anytime from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Snowshoes will be available on first come, first served basis in the Winter Lodge. Cost: $5 pair non-members; free members. Information: 518-450-0321, or www.wiltonpreserve.org.

 

Las Vegas Night

MANCHESTER A Vegas in Vermont Casino Night will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 23, at Equinox Village in Manchester. Come try your hand at blackjack, roulette, and other games of chance. Proceeds will benefit the Manchester Fire Dept. Information: Ashley at 802-362-4061.

 

Sunday February 24

 

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, Feb. 24, 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 February 25

 

Comedy Film

MANCHESTER The Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning will conclude its Comedy Film Series with host Harvey Flaxman at 7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 25, in the Hunter Seminar Room at Burr and Burton Academy in Manchester. Screened will be the comedy/sci-fi film, “Young Frankenstein.” Cost: $10 per film. Discussion will follow the screening. Information/registration: 802-768-8525, or www.greenmtnacademy.org.

 

Thursday February 28

 

Free Supper

DORSET A free Winter Community Supper will be served from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 28, at The Dorset Church, off Route 30 at 143 Church Street. Takeouts will be available and everyone will be welcome. Another free supper will be served on March 20.

 

Horseman’s Social

SARATOGA SPRINGS Cornell Cooperative Extension Equine will host the Fourth Annual Horseman’s Social from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 28, at Longfellows Restaurant & Inn, 500 Union Avenue in Saratoga Springs. Cost: $25, including heavy hors d’oeuvres, soda and water; cash bar available. Information/reservations: Sharon T. LaPier at 518-885-8995, or email stl32@cornell.edu.

 

Friday March 1

 

Tax Preparation

WASHINGTON COUNTY Trained community volunteers who are certified by the IRS are scheduling appointments for free Income Tax Preparation at various locations in the tri-county region. This service is for families and individuals with income of $49,000 or less and individuals who cannot prepare their own tax returns. Electronic filing of both federal and state returns will be available. Call the following for an appointment: Washington County, 1-800-211-5128; Glens Falls Head Start, 793-3624; Moreau Community Center, 792-6007; Warren County Cornell Cooperative Extension, 668-4881; and Southern Adirondack Independent Living Center, 792-3537.

 

Thrift Shop Open

ARGYLE The Argyle Methodist Church Thrift Shop will be open from 2 to 5 p.m. on Friday, March 1, and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 2. This shop will be open on the first Friday each month and every Saturday.

 

Fish Fry

GREENWICH Everyone is invited to a Boston Fish Fry from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Friday, March 1, at the Centenary United Methodist Church in Greenwich. Takeouts will be available. Cost: $9 adults; $6 children. Tickets will be sold at the door.

 

Free Supper

ARLINGTON A free Community Supper will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Friday, March 1, in the undercroft at St. James Episcopal Church, routes 7A and 313 in Arlington. Everyone will be welcome. Information: 802-375-9952, or www.stjamesarlingtonvt.org.

 

Murder Mystery

GLENS FALLS A murder mystery dinner theatre, “Eat, Drink and be Murdered,” will be held at 6 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, March 1 and 2, 8 and 9, and 1 p.m. Sunday, March 3 and 10, at the Queensbury Hotel in Glens Falls. Reservations/cost: 518-792-1740, or www.gfcommunitytheatre.org.

 

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.

 

First Friday

GRANVILLE First Friday will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. on March 1  at the Pember Library and Museum, 33 W. Main Street, and at the Slate Valley Museum, 17 Water Street, both in Granville. Discover the artistic, culinary and musical offerings of the Slate Valley. Information: Pember at 518-

642-2525, or Museum at 642-1417.

 

Saturday March 2

 

Girls’ Softball

QUEENSBURY A Girls’ Fast-pitch Softball Tournament for age 14 and younger will be held from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, March 2, and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday the third, at the Adirondack Sports Complex in Queensbury. Free admission. Information: 518-743-1086, or www.adksc.com.

 

Farmers Market

GLENS FALLS The Farmers’ Market will be open from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturdays in March at Christ Church United Methodist in Glens Falls. Information: 518-792-0438, or www.gffma.com.

 

Free Tax Prep

HOOSICK FALLS The Hoosick Area Church Assn. will offer free Income Tax Preparation 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, and Thursdays by appointment, in March and April. This is part of the IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program, serving those with income of $51,000 or less. For appointments and a list of information and documents needed, call Alison at 686-9491.

 

Sunday March 3

 

Science Pub

CASTLETON The next science pub will be held at 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 3, at the Iron Lantern Restaurant, 272 Route 4A in Castleton. Steven Letendre of Green Mountain College will present “Electric Cars that Give and Take,” a program on how electric cars not only reduce our reliance on foreign oil but also provide power when the grid goes down. Free and open to all.

 

Monday March 4

 

Legion Bingo

CAMBRIDGE American Legion Post 634 at 2106 Route 22 in Cambridge will host Monday Bingo at 7 p.m. on March 4. This bingo is held each Monday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-677-8069.

 

Tuesday, March 5

 

Bingo at VFW

QUEENSBURY The Queensbury VFW at 32 Luzerne Road will host Tuesday Night Bingo at 7 p.m. on March 5. 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.

 

Legion Meetings

POULTNEY Meetings will be held at American Legion Post 39, 689 Granville Street in Poultney, as follows: Ladies Auxiliary 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 5; Sons of the American Legion 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 7; and regular Legion meeting 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 14. Information: 802-287-5229.

 

Wednesday March 6

 

Lenten Services

SCHUYLERVILLE AREA The Greater Schuylerville Clergy Assn. will host Ecumenical Lenten Services at 7 p.m. on Wednesdays as follows: Bacon Hill Reformed Church, March 6; Quaker Springs United Methodist Church, March 13; and Schuylerville United Methodist Church, March 20. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Author Speaks

RUTLAND The Vermont Humanities Council’s First Wednesdays Series will present novelist Chris Bohjalian with a talk titled, “Fiction’s Getting to the Truth: Chris Bohjalian’s the Sandcastle Girls, Family History, and Armenian Genocide,” at 7 p.m. on March 6 at the Rutland Free Library, 10 Court Street. Free and open to all. Information: Library at 802-773-1860, or Council at 802-262-2626.

 

Marshall Plan Talk

MANCHESTER The Mark Skinner Library will host the Vermont Humanities Council’s First Wednesdays Series featuring Mark A. Stoler, a University of Vermont professor, with a talk titled, “The Marshall Plan Revisited,” at 7 p.m. on March 6 at the First Congregational Church in Manchester. Free and open to all. Information: Library at 802-362-2607, or Council at 802-262-2626.

 

Toastmasters Meet

HUDSON FALLS The Washington County Toastmasters will meet at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 6, in the Annex II Building next to the Cornell Cooperative Extension Building, 415 Lower Main Street in Hudson Falls. This group meets on the first and third Wednesday each month and everyone is invited to attend. Information: www.washingtoncountytoastmasters.org.

 

AA Meetings

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

 

Taize Service

EAST ARLINGTON The Federated Church of East Arlington on Ice Pond Road will hold a Taize service at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 6 and March 20 at the church. Information: 802-375-2548.

 

Model Railroaders

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

 

Thursday March 7

 

Thrift Shop

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

 

Legion Auxiliary

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

 

Friday March 8

 

Fish Fry

WHITEHALL American Legion Post 83 at 148 Main St. in Whitehall invites everyone to its Friday Fish Fry from 4 to 6:30 p.m. on March 8. This meal is served each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-2482.

 

Pizza at Elks

GREENWICH The Greenwich Elks Club on Route 40 South will offer Henderson’s Pizza every Friday night. In addition to pizza, the menu will include weekly specials such as mozzarella sticks, chicken wings, French fries, and more. Information/to order: 692-2061.

 

Murder Mystery

GLENS FALLS A murder mystery dinner theatre, “Eat, Drink and be Murdered,” will be held at 6 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, March 8 and 9, and 1 p.m. Sunday, March 10, at the Queensbury Hotel in Glens Falls. Reservations/cost: 518-792-1740, or www.gfcommunitytheatre.org.

 

Friday Bingo

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

 

Saturday March 9

 

Girls’ Softball

QUEENSBURY A Girls’ Fast-pitch Softball Tournament for age 12 and younger will be held from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, March 9, and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday the tenth, at the Adirondack Sports Complex in Queensbury. Free admission. Information: 518-743-1086, or www.adksc.com.

 

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.

 

Spinning Guild

SCHUYLERVILLE The Southern Adirondack Spinning Guild will meet from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Saturday, March 9, in the Yarn Shop at the Foster Sheep Farm, 460 W. River Road in Schuylerville. This group meets on the second Saturday each month, with few exceptions. Information: Email fostersheepfarm@gmail.com.

 

Sunday March 10

 

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, March 10. Cost: $7 adults; $3.50 ages 3 to 10; free 2 and younger. This breakfast is held on the second Sunday each month, with few exceptions. Information: 802-265-7983.

 

Vermont Symphony

RUTLAND The Vermont Symphony Orchestra will perform a “Three for Two” concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 10, at the Paramount Theatre in downtown Rutland. Cost: $9 students, to $30. Information/tickets: 802-775-0903, or www.Paramountvt.org.

 

Monday March 11

 

Chorus Practice

RUTLAND The Rutland Curbstone Chorus will meet for practice at 7 p.m. on Monday, March 11, at Rutland High School. All males with an interest in barbershop singing are encouraged to join this fun group. Information: 802-273-2911.

 

Tuesday March 12

 

Business Show

RUTLAND Rutland Regional Medical Center will sponsor the Rutland Region Chamber of Commerce Business Show from 4 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 12, at the Holiday Inn in Rutland. Admission: $3, with door prizes every half hour. Also, exhibitor space is available from $190 to $385. Information/space: 802-773-2747.

 

Thursday March 14

 

Victorian Exhibition

BENNINGTON “Victorian Extreme: Fancy Work 1850-1900,” a new exhibition at the Bennington Museum, 75 Main Street, Route 9, will run from Thursday, March 14, through Monday, May 27. This exhibition explores the wilder side of Victorian aesthetics, including intricately embroidered crazy quilts, and shadow boxes featuring elaborate designs woven from human hair. Information: 802-447-1571, or www.benningtonmuseum.org.

 

Friday March 15

 

Boys’ Basketball

GLENS FALLS The NYSPHSAA Boys’ Basketball Tournament will be held Friday through Sunday, March 15 to 17, at the Civic Center in Glens Falls. The best high school basketball teams will compete for the state title at various times. Information/cost: 855-432-2849, or www.glensfallscc.com.

 

Educators Symposium

MANCHESTER The Maple Street School will host the Fourth Annual Southern Vermont Educators Symposium at the Maple Street School in Manchester on Friday, March 15. All southern Vermont elementary and secondary schools, private and public, along with preschools, are invited to attend and make a presentation. Cost: $75, including continental breakfast and lunch. Information/registration: Joy Stewart at 802-362-7137, or email jstewart@maplestreetschool.com.

 

Dinner at VFW

VALLEY FALLS VFW Post 1938 in Valley Falls invites everyone to a Dinner at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 15. Cost: $14. The Post plans to serve a dinner on the third Friday each month, with few exceptions. Information: 518-753-7707.

 

Saturday March 16

 

Girls’ Softball

QUEENSBURY A Girls’ Fast-pitch Softball Tournament for age 10 and younger will be held from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, March 16, and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday the 17th, at the Adirondack Sports Complex in Queensbury. Free admission. Information: 518-743-1086, or www.adksc.com.

 

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

 

Farmers Market

GLENS FALLS The Farmers’ Market will be open from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturdays in March at Christ Church United Methodist in Glens Falls. Information: 518-792-0438, or www.gffma.com.

 

Sham Rocking

LAKE GEORGE A free Sham “Rock” the Block event, featuring live traditional Irish and American music, Celtic games, Irish food and children’s activities, will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 16, and noon Sunday the 17th, in Lake George Village. There also will be a parade on Sunday. Information: 518-361-2559.

 

Diggin’ for Gold

QUEENSBURY Diggin’ for Gold, a St. Patrick’s Day Extravaganza, will be held from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 16, at Ski West Mountain in Queensbury. Dig through piles of snow for prizes at this free event. Information: 518-793-6606, or www.skiwestmountain.com.

 

Sunday March 17

 

Buffet Breakfast

GREENWICH Elks Lodge 2223 on Route 40S in Greenwich invites everyone to a Sunday Buffet Breakfast from 8:30 to 11 a.m. on March 17. Omelets, pancakes and more will be served at $6 per person, $5 senior citizens, and $4 children.

 

1776 Boston Talk

TICONDEROGA Rich Strum, director of education at Fort Ticonderoga, will give a presentation on “Evacuation Day 1776” at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 17, at the fort. Rich will discuss the British occupation of Boston in 1775 and 1776, and their departure on March 17, 1776. Cost: $10 at the door; free for Friends of Fort Ticonderoga members. Information: 518-585-2821, or www.FortTiconderoga.org.

 

Baroque Comes Alive

GLENS FALLS “Baroque Comes Alive,” performed by the Glens Falls Symphony Orchestra, will be presented at 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 17, at the First Presbyterian Church of Glens Falls. There also will be a pre-concert talk with Maestro Peltz at 3:15 p.m. Information/cost: 518-793-1348, or www.gfso.org.

 

Monday March 18

 

Potluck Supper

HEBRON Everyone is invited to a Potluck Supper at 6 p.m. on Monday, March 18, at the East Hebron United Presbyterian Church on Route 22 in Hebron. Bring a dish to share to this event that will be held on the third Monday each month, with few exceptions. Information: 518-854-7017, 854-9383.

 

Legion Bingo

CAMBRIDGE American Legion Post 634 at 2106 Route 22 in Cambridge will host Monday Bingo at 7 p.m. on March 18. This bingo is held each Monday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-677-8069.

 

Baroque Ensemble

GLENS FALLS “de Blasiis at the Hyde: Rebel,” featuring the internationally acclaimed baroque ensemble, Rebel, will be presented at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, March 18, at The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren Street in Glens Falls. Information/cost: 518-792-2383, or www.deblasiis-chamber-music.org.

 

Tuesday March 19

 

Bingo at VFW

QUEENSBURY The Queensbury VFW at 32 Luzerne Road will host Tuesday Night Bingo at 7 p.m. on March 19. 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.

 

Wednesday March 20

 

Free Supper

DORSET A free Winter Community Supper will be served from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 20, at The Dorset Church, off Route 30 at 143 Church Street. Takeouts will be available and everyone will be welcome.

 

Historical Society

QUEENSBURY The Warren County Historical Society will present a program at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 20, at its building in Queensbury. Light refreshments will be served at this free event. Information/address: 518-743-0734, or www.warrencountyhistoricalsociety.org.

 

Astronomy Club

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

 

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, March 20 and 27, at 190 Glen Street in Glens Falls. Information: www.upstatemodelrailroaders.com.

 

Thursday March 21

 

Museum ABCs

BENNINGTON The Bank of Bennington will sponsor a free Museum ABCs program for ages 3 to 5 at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 21 and April 25, at the Bennington Museum, 75 Main Street, Route 9. This story hour will include a monthly topic, visits to galleries to observe and talk about a piece of art or object, plus an art or craft activity. Information: 802-447-1571, or www.benningtonmuseum.org.

 

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 March 22

 

Boat Show

QUEENSBURY The Great Upstate Boat Show will be held from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, March 22, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. March 23, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, March 24, at the Adirondack Sports Complex in Queensbury. Featured will be 25 dealers, 60 brands, vendors, and 200 boats on display. Information/admission cost: 518-791-0070, or www.greatupstateboatshow.com.

 

Fish Fry

WHITEHALL American Legion Post 83 at 148 Main St. in Whitehall invites everyone to its Friday Fish Fry from 4 to 6:30 p.m. on March 22. This meal is served each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-2482.

 

Pizza at Elks

GREENWICH The Greenwich Elks Club on Route 40 South will offer Henderson’s Pizza every Friday night. In addition to pizza, the menu will include weekly specials such as mozzarella sticks, chicken wings, French fries, and more. Information/to order: 692-2061.

 

Friday Bingo

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

 

Saturday March 23

 

Winter Warm Up

LAKE GEORGE A free Winter Warm Up family activity will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 23, at the Berry Pond Preserve in Lake George. Included will be a bonfire and hot chocolate. Information: 518-644-9673, or www.lglc.org.

 

Food Pantry

CAMBRIDGE The Cambridge Food Pantry, on the first floor of the handicap-accessible Embury United Methodist Church, 41 E. Main Street in Cambridge, will be open from 10 a.m. to noon each Saturday, and 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesdays, with few exceptions.

 

Sunday March 24

 

Olympics Benefit

GLENS FALLS A Shamrock Shuffle and Leprechaun Leap event will be held at 11 a.m. on Sunday, March 24, at Glens Falls High School. Featured will be a five-mile flat and fast loop and a children’s fun run, all to benefit Special Olympics. Cost/registration: www.adirondackrunners.org.

 

Friday March 29

 

School Meeting

SALEM The superintendent of the Salem Central School invites everyone to a Community Conversation meeting at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, March 29, in the school’s cafeteria. Additional Community Conversation meetings will be held on April 26 and May 31 for the purpose of engaging community members in dialogue about the school. Refreshments will be served.

 

Saturday March 30

 

Free Dinner

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

 

Wednesday April 3

 

Literary Paris Talk

RUTLAND The Vermont Humanities Council’s First Wednesdays Series will present Barbara Will, a Dartmouth professor, with a talk titled, “Literary Paris: the 1920s in the City of Light,” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 3, at the Rutland Free Library, 10 Court Street. Free and open to all. Information: Library at 802-773-1860, or Council at 802-262-2626.

 

Saturday April 6

 

Songs of Freedom

RUTLAND The Vermont Symphony Orchestra and the Paramount Theatre will present a “Songs of Freedom” concert with Peter Yarrow at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 6, at the Paramount Theatre in downtown Rutland. Robert De Cormier will conduct. Cost: $34 to $49. Information/tickets: 802-775-0903, or www.Paramountvt.org.

 

Sunday April 7

 

Science Pub

RUTLAND The next science pub will be held at 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 7, at the Three Tomatoes Trattoria, 88 Merchants Row in Rutland. Helen Mango from Castleton State College will present “Three Ranges, Three Stories/The Ground Beneath Us,” a program about this area’s Green, Taconic and Adirondack mountain ranges and their differing geologic stories. Free and open to all.
Sunday April 21

 

Tour at Fort

TICONDEROGA Stuart Lilie, director of interpretation at Fort Ticonderoga, will lead a tour titled, “Very Well Prepared for the British Army,” at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 21, at the fort. Join Stuart for a walking tour of the many redoubts, redans, and entrenchments built to fortify Ticonderoga in 1776. Cost: $10 at the door; free for Friends of Fort Ticonderoga members. Information: 518-585-2821, or www.FortTiconderoga.org.

 

Thursday April 25

 

Museum ABCs

BENNINGTON The Bank of Bennington will sponsor a free Museum ABCs program for ages 3 to 5 at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 25, at the Bennington Museum, 75 Main Street, Route 9. This story hour, the final of three, will include a monthly topic, a visit to a gallery to observe and talk about a piece of art or object, plus an art or craft activity. Information: 802-447-1571, or www.benningtonmuseum.org.

 

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