Community Calendar 3/07/13

 

Thursday March 7

 

Sinusitis Info

SARATOGA SPRINGS Dr. Mark Levenson, an otolaryngologist, will present information on “Advances in the Treatment of Sinusitis” at noon on Thursday, March 7, at 59D Myrtle Street in Saratoga Springs (next to Rubin Dialysis Center). Learn about minimally invasive surgical procedures such as balloon sinuplasty. Free and open to all. Registration is required at 518-580-2450, toll-free at 1-866-580-2450, or www.saratogahospital.org.

 

Ecumenical Luncheons

SALEM AREA Ecumenical Luncheons will be held at noon on Thursdays as follows in the Salem area: March 7, Holy Cross Catholic Church; March 14, Salem United Methodist Church; and March 21, East Hebron United Presbyterian Church.

 

Snowshoe Walk

GANSEVOORT A Glaciation Snowshoe Walk at Old Gick will be offered for adults at 1 p.m. on Thursday, March 7, at the Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park in Gansevoort. Snowshoes will be available at Parking Lot I of the preserve’s Camp Saratoga (free members; $3 non-members). Pre-registration is required at 518-450-0321, or email info@wiltonpreserve.org.

 

Book Sale

GREENWICH The Boomerang Book Store in the basement of the Greenwich Library will hold its first monthly sale from 4 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 7. Visit the Friends’ Book Room and browse for bargains in books of entertainment and inspiration. Also, find a copy of The Da Vinci Code, present it to a volunteer staff member and win a free boomerang book of your choice. Proceeds will benefit the library’s programs and materials.

 

Award Dinner

GLENS FALLS The Tri-County United Way and the Adirondack Regional Chamber of Commerce will host the J. Walter Juckett Community Service Award Dinner on Thursday, March 7, in Heritage Hall at the Glens Falls Civic Center. Information/reservations: Chamber at 798-1761.

 

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.

 

Time Traders Meet

GREENWICH The Battenkill Time Traders will hold an administrative meeting from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 7, at the Greenwich Public Library, 148 Main Street. All time bank members will be welcome. Information: 518-288-5241.

 

Free Concert

GLENS FALLS Singer/Nashville songwriter Roy Hurd, with Frank Orsini, will perform a free concert from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, March 7, in the Folklife Center of the Crandall Public Library, 251 Glen Street in Glens Falls. Information: Library at 518-792-6508, or www.royhurd.com.

 

The Dining Room

RUTLAND The Vermont Actors’ Repertory will stage A.R. Gurney’s comedy of manors, “The Dining Room,” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, March 7 to 9, at the Paramount Brick Box Theatre on Center Street in downtown Rutland. Cost: $15. Also, ask about a dinner/theater package. Reservations: 802-775-0903. Information: www.actorsrepvt.org.

 

Macbeth

CAMBRIDGE William Shakespeare’s Macbeth will be staged at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 7 (open rehearsal), at Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Additional performances will be 8 p.m. March 8 and 9, 15 and 16, 22 and 23, and 2 p.m. March 10, 17 and 24. Cost: $25; $22 members; $15 students and children; $18 with prepaid season subscription. Also, there’ll be an opening night dinner, “A Scottish Feast,” at 6 p.m. on March 8. Information/tickets: 518-677-2495, or www.hubbardhall.org.

 

Historical Talk

SALEM Debi Craig will speak about Susan B. Anthony and her connection to this area at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 7, in the first floor archive room of the handicap-accessible Salem Courthouse Community Center. Cost: Free, donations appreciated.

 

Friday March 8

 

Marble Workshop

WEST RUTLAND The Carving Studio and Sculpture Center in West Rutland is accepting registrations for a “Discover Vermont’s Marble Industry” workshop that will be offered on Saturday and Sunday, March 16 and 17. Retired Omya executive and part-time university teacher C.J. Smith will lead this workshop. Information/registration: 802-438-2097, or email info@carvingstudio.org.

 

Dodge Ball Tourney

STILLWATER Friday, March 8, is the deadline to register for the Stillwater Area Community Center’s First Annual Dodge Ball Tournament for age 16 and older that will be held on Saturday, March 16. Featured will be co-ed teams of six people (each team must have at least two women or two men) and prizes will be awarded. Cost: $60. Information/registration: 518-664-2515, Ext. 23.

 

Woods Workshop

WASHINGTON COUNTY Cornell Cooperative Extension of Washington County is accepting registrations for a Woods and Wildlife Workshop that will be held on Saturday, March 16, at Tamarac High School in Troy. Included will be seven presentations in the morning and a woods walk in the afternoon. This workshop primarily will cover issues and concerns of woodland owners in the Rensselaer Plateau area. Cost: $15, including refreshments, lunch and an information packet. Information/registration: Email Kristi Sullivan at kls20@cornell.edu, or visit www.2.dnr.cornell.edu/ext/pwt/bio/.

 

Amphicar Program

SARATOGA SPRINGS The Saratoga Automobile Museum at 110 Avenue of the Pines in Saratoga Springs is accepting registrations for “The Amphicar Chronicles,” a six-session tune-up program and exploration of the exotic vehicle, the amphicar. Discover how this vehicle works on land and water. The first session will run from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 23. Information/registration: 518-587-1935, or www.saratogaautomuseum.org.

 

Oils Exhibition

ARLINGTON An exhibition of landscape and still-life oil paintings by Williamstown artist Marilyn Cavallari will run through Saturday, March 30, at the Martha Canfield Memorial Library in Arlington. Information: 802-375-6153, or www.marthacanfieldlibary.org.

 

Student Exhibit

GLENS FALLS An exhibit titled, “120 Degrees,” will run through Friday, March 29, in the Lapham Gallery on City Park in downtown Glens Falls. This exhibit features artwork created by college students living within 120 miles of the Lapham Gallery that is open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Information: 518-798-1144, Ext. 2, or www.larac.org.

 

Children’s Books

HOOSICK FALLS The Cheney Library in Hoosick Falls encourages all children to stop by and choose from a collection of 62 new fiction and non-fiction children’s books the library obtained with a grant. The library will be open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on 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.

 

Lenten Fish Fry

CAMBRIDGE St. Patrick’s Church, 17 S. Park Street in Cambridge, will hold Lenten Fish Frys from 4:30 to 7 p.m. on Fridays during Lent. Deep-fried pollock, cole slaw, fries and more will be served. Cost: $8.50, eat in or take out, and everyone will be welcome.

 

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.

 

Art Reception

SALEM A reception for an exhibition titled, “Antiques from the Museums at Penope Farm,” will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, March 8, in the Great Hall at the Salem Courthouse Community Center. This exhibition will “give the younger generations a view of yesterday and a way of life almost forgotten.” Free and open to all.

 

Teacup Auction

WELLS The Mission Event group of the Wells United Methodist Church will host a “Giant Teacup Auction” with more than 400 items at 5:30 p.m., with drawings at 6:45 p.m., on Friday, March 8, at the Modern Woodmen of America Hall off Route 30 in Wells. Also, a small silent auction will be held during this event where food will be available (hot dogs, chili, ice cream, more) and everyone will be welcome. Information: 802-325-3203.

 

Chicken/Biscuit

POULTNEY The Poultney High School class of 2017 will host a Chicken and Biscuit Dinner from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., or until sold out, on Friday, March 8, at the American Legion Hall, 689 Granville Street in Poultney. Cost: $8. Everyone will be welcome.

 

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.

 

Auditions

WEST RUTLAND The Marble Valley Players will hold Auditions for “Belles,” a “poignant, powerful comedy” by Mark Dunn, at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 8, in the conference room of the West Rutland Town Hall. Roles for six women between age 30 and 50 are needed and no special preparation is required. This show will be staged May 10 through 12.

 

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.

 

Dickinson Talk

MANCHESTER Harry Martin will present “A Talk: Emily Dickinson, Her Life and Work” at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 8, at the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester. Information: 802-362-2200, or www.northshire.com.

 

Play at Wood

GLENS FALLS Wrightstage and Rabine productions will present “All My Sons” at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, March 8 and 9, and 2 p.m. March 10, at the Charles R. Wood Theater, 207 Glen Street in Glens Falls. Cost: $25. Information/tickets: 518-874-0800, or www.woodtheater.org.

 

The Crucible

DORSET The Dorset Players will stage Arthur Miller’s classic drama, “The Crucible,” at 7:30 p.m. on March 8 and 9, 15 and 16, and 2 p.m. March 10 and 17, at the Dorset Playhouse on Cheney Road. This play dramatizes the hysteria that accompanied the witch trials in Salem, Mass., in 1692. Cost: $20 adults; $10 age 18 and younger. On March 8, members may buy one ticket and get one free for that night. Information/tickets: 802-867-5777.

 

Saturday March 9

 

Outdoor Activities

GLENS FALLS/SARATOGA The Glens Falls-Saratoga Chapter of the Adirondack Mountain Club will offer the following outdoor activities: Hike/Snowshoe, March 9 and 10; Snowshoe, March 10; Geocache, March 11; and ski, March 12. Information: www.adk-gfs.org.

 

Church Breakfasts

GRANVILLE The ladies of the South Granville Congregational Church will meet for breakfast at 8 a.m. on Saturday, March 9, at AJ’s Restaurant off Quaker Street in Granville. And from 8 to 9 a.m. March 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.

 

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, March 9. Cost: $5; free age 5 and younger.

 

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.

 

Book Discussion

POULTNEY The Book Club Favorites discussion group will meet to discuss “The Secret Life of Bees” by Sue Monk Kidd at 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 9, at the Poultney Public Library on Main Street. Copies of the book are available at the library. Refreshments will be served. Information: 802-287-5556, or www.poultneypubliclibary.com.

 

Wildlife Tracking

MANCHESTER Dr. Alcott Smith, a Dartmouth professor, will lead a Wildlife Tracking and Observation Workshop for age 12 and older from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 9, on the slopes of Mount Equinox in Manchester. Strenuous, off-trail travel will be required and no dogs will be allowed. Registration is required with Rick LaDue at 366-1400, or email rick@equinoxpreservationtrust.org.

 

Eagle Watching

GREENWICH Ron Renoni will lead the Battenkill Conservancy’s Eagle Watch Outing on Saturday, March 9. Participants will meet at 10 a.m. at the Kmart parking lot in Greenwich to carpool to known eagle sighting locations. Bring binoculars or scope. Cost: Free, donations appreciated. Pre-registration is requested at battenkillconservancy@gmail.com. Information: www.battenkillconservancy.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.

 

$3 Bag Sale

SCHUYLERVILLE The Second Hand Rose Thrift Shop at 116 Broad Street in Schuylerville is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. This shop has an ongoing $3 bag sale, and Christmas and Easter items are being offered at half price, with a minimum $1 purchase. Volunteers to staff the shop are needed and openings are available on the board of directors. Information: 695-4640.

 

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.

 

Animal Tracking

GANSEVOORT An Animal Tracking activity will be offered at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 9, at Camp Saratoga, Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park in Gansevoort. Snowshoes will be available at the camp’s Parking Lot I beginning at 10:30 a.m. (free members; $3 non-members). Also, at 2 p.m. March 9 there’ll be a Winter Animal Olympics activity for age 6 and older. Learn fun animal facts and put your own athletic skills to the test. Information: 518-450-0321, or email info@wiltonpreserve.org.

 

Basket Raffle

CASTLETON The Castleton State College Habitat Club will host its Second Annual Basket Raffle on Saturday, March 9, at American Legion Post 50 on Route 4A in Castleton. Doors will open at 11 a.m., with drawings at 1 p.m. Food and drinks will be available and there’ll be a 50/50 raffle. Proceeds will support the club’s spring trip to Tennessee to volunteer with Habitat for Humanity. Information: 802-468-8962.

 

Saturday Movie

POULTNEY “Wreck It Ralph” will be screened at 1, 4, 6:30 and 9 p.m. on Saturday, March 9, at the Tiny Theater on Main Street in Poultney. A video game villain wants to be a hero and sets out to fulfill his dream, thereby bringing havoc to the arcade where he lives, in this film.

 

Rabies Clinic

BENSON The Benson First Response organization will sponsor a Rabies Clinic for cats and dogs from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 9, at the fire station in Benson. Cost: $8. Also, the town clerk will be on hand to register dogs.

 

90th Birthday

BENSON Everyone is invited to a celebration of the 90th birthday of Charlotte Strong Collett that will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 9, at the Benson Community Hall (no gifts; bring your memories, and photographs if you like). Also, birthday cards may be mailed to Charlotte at 14 Fourth Street, Fair Haven, Vt. 05743.

 

Prom Dresses

SCHAGHTICOKE The Hoosick Valley Community Church at 2024 Route 40 in Schaghticoke will host a Prom Dress Boutique from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 9. New and gently used prom dresses will be available for those planning to attend a junior prom. Shoes, makeup, jewelry and other accessories will be available, too, for free. And, vendors will offer information on flowers, hair styles and photographs. Door prizes, too. Information/to donate in support of this event: Church at 518-753-6984, Cheyenne Bain at 518-796-8074, or Dawn Case at 518-669-2052.

 

Faculty Artwork

RUTLAND An exhibition of artwork by 13 Castleton State College faculty members currently is on display at the college’s new Castleton Downtown Gallery on Center Street Alley in downtown Rutland. This exhibition will run through Saturday, May 11. Free and open to all and gallery hours are 1 to 6 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Saturday, and 1 to 7 p.m. Friday. Information: Bill Ramage at 802-468-1266.

 

Irish Festival

SARATOGA SPRINGS The Ancient Order of Hibernians will host Irish Family Festival 2013 from 2 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 9, at the Saratoga-Wilton Elks, 1 Elk Lane in Saratoga Springs. Irish music, dance and culture will be featured. Cost: $10, free age 12 and younger. Seasonal light fare will be available at additional cost. There’ll be raffles and a silent auction, too, and tickets will be sold at the door. Information: www.saratogaaoh.com.

 

Spaghetti Benefit

CAMBRIDGE St. Patrick’s Council, Knights of Columbus, will sponsor a Spaghetti Dinner to benefit Hugs for Heroes from 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 9, at the American Legion Hall on Route 22, just north of the village of Cambridge. Cost: Free-will donation.

 

Roast Beef

KINGSBURY The Kingsbury Baptist Church on Route 4 invites everyone to a Roast Beef Dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 9. Takeouts will be available. Cost: $11 adults; $6 age 12 and younger. Information: 518-955-0212.

 

Chicken and Biscuits

WHITEHALL Elks Lodge 1491 will host its monthly second Saturday dinner and drawing from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 9, at the lodge on North Williams Street. The menu will include chicken and biscuits. The cost is $8.

 

Food Drive

WEST PAWLET The Mettawee Community PTO will hold a Food Drive to benefit the Pawlet and Rupert food pantries at 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 9, at the Mettawee Community School, 5788 Route 153 in West Pawlet. For every non-perishable food item you donate you’ll receive a free ticket for a raffle of a Kindle Fire HD 16GB tablet donated by the Newmont Slate Co. Additional raffle tickets will be available at $1 each or six for $5.

 

Healing Service

MANCHESTER The Zion Episcopal Church at 5167 Main Street in Manchester invites everyone to a Healing Service with Rev. Roy Henderson of The Ministry for the Renewal of Love and Mercy at 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 9. A free-will offering will be accepted to benefit The Ministry. Information: Church at 362-1987, email office@zionchurchmanchester.org, or Ministry at www.mercylives.org.

 

Beer, Burgers

SARATOGA SPRINGS The Saratoga Automobile Museum at 110 Avenue of the Pines in Saratoga Springs will host its Fourth Annual Beer & Burgers Fundraiser for adults only from 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, March 9. Featured will be microbrew tasting, gourmet burgers, and Albany roller derby team members serving carhop style. Cost: $35. Information/tickets: 518-587-1935, or www.saratogaautomuseum.org.

 

Gospel of Rutba

MANCHESTER Journalist Greg Barrett will present a program titled, “The Gospel of Rutba: Go and tell the world of Rutba” at 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 9, at the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester. The title of this program is the only request that Iraqis living in the town of Rutba had of the American peacemakers whom they rescued and cared for during the outset of war in 2003. Information: 802-362-2200, or www.northshire.com.

 

Mettawee Mania

WEST PAWLET Mettawee Mania 2013 will be staged at 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 9, at the Mettawee Community School on Route 153 in West Pawlet. Chelsea Ingram, Miss Vermont 2012, will emcee the show featuring a variety of local talent. Cost: $7 adults; $5 senior citizens and students; free 3 and younger. Information/tickets: Visit the Mettawee Community School office 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. school days, or at the door.

 

Comedy Show

GRANVILLE The Fourth Annual Border Riders Snowmobile Club Comedy Show, “Laugh Your Cans Off,” will be presented at 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 9, at The Granville Forum, 47 E. Potter Avenue in Granville. Performing will be Steve Marshall, Matt Bergman and Shaun Murphy, with music by Air Tight. Cost: $15 in advance, $18 at the door, with proceeds benefiting the Border Riders Club and the Granville Food Pantry (non-perishable food items will be accepted at this event for the pantry). Tickets: Chris at 518-642-9283, or Elaine at 642-1438.

 

Line Dance

WILTON Everyone will be welcome at a Line and Partner Dance that will be held from 7 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, March 9, at the Wilton Fire Co. on Ballard Road. Admission: $6. Food and beverages will be available, too. Information: 584-3338.

 

Spirit of Johnny Cash

WHITEHALL Harold Ford, Laura Lucy and the Cash Band will perform the “Spirit of Johnny Cash” at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 9, at the Whitehall Athletic Club. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. an hour later. General admission tickets are available for $17 in advance and $22 the day of the show. They can be purchased at ticketfly.com or at the WAC box office. from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday thru Friday and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays.

 

Sunday March 10

 

Indoor Sports

RUTLAND The Rutland Recreation and Parks Dept. will offer Indoor Sports at the Giorgetti in Rutland beginning on Sunday, March 10. Offered will be youth indoor lacrosse, soccer, field hockey and flag football. There’ll be adult indoor leagues, too, including field hockey, women’s 30+, and men’s open. Information: 802-773-1853, or www.rutlandrec.com.

 

Sunday Breakfast

BUSKIRK The Buskirk Volunteer Fire Dept. invites everyone to a Pancake/French Toast Breakfast from 7:30 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, March 10, at the firehouse, 2217 Buskirk-West Hoosick Road in Buskirk. This meal will be served on the second Sunday each month from October through May. There’ll be a 50/50 raffle, too.

 

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, March 10, at VFW Post 1938 on Poplar Avenue in Valley Falls. Cost: $7 adults; $3 children. Proceeds will benefit programs for veterans.

 

Seniors Breakfast

ARLINGTON A Seniors Breakfast will be served from 8 to 10 a.m. on Sunday, March 10, at American Legion Post 69 in Arlington. Cost: Donation for seniors; $4 others. 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, 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.

 

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, March 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.

 

Pancake Breakfast

HARTFORD Everyone is invited to an all-you-can-eat Pancake Breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, March 10, at the Hartford Fire Company’s Community Hall, routes 40 and 149. Cost: $6 adults; $3 ages 5 to 13; free 4 and younger. Basket raffle tickets will be sold during the breakfast, too.

 

Breakfast Buffet

COSSAYUNA The Cossayuna Fire Dept. invites everyone to a Breakfast Buffet from 8 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, March 10, at the firehouse, corner of Bunker Hill and E. Lake roads. Cost: $7 age 12 and older; $5 senior citizens and ages 5 through 11; free age 4 and younger. Information: Visit Facebook.

 

Lacrosse Classes

RUTLAND Instructor Kyle Bougeois will lead a series of Indoor Lacrosse classes offered by the Rutland Recreation and Parks Dept. for ages 3 to 6 from 11 a.m. to noon Sundays from March 10 through April 21. Cost: $58 residents; $69 non-residents. Information/registration: Visit the Godnick Adult Center on Deer Street in Rutland, or www.rutlandrec.com. Also, ask about indoor lacrosse classes for children in kindergarten through age 2 that began on March 3 and will run through April 21.

 

Corned Beef

SCHUYLERVILLE Everyone is invited to a Corned Beef Dinner from noon to 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 10, at the Quaker Springs Volunteer Fire Dept., 107 Blodgett Road in Schuylerville. Cost: $9 adults; $5ages 6 to 12; free 5 and younger. Reservations are required at 584-3829, or 584-2758.

 

Fiddling Session

SCHUYLERVILLE The Adirondack Fiddlers will host an “Old Tyme Fiddling” session from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday, March 10, at the American Legion Hall on Clancy Street in Schuylerville. All fiddlers and the public will be welcome. Information: 518-274-6817.

 

Hyde Tour

GLENS FALLS Associate Curator Jayne Stokes will lead a tour of the “50 at 50” exhibition at 1 p.m. on Sunday, March 10, at The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren Street in Glens Falls. Maximum of 15 people. Information/registration: 518-792-1761, Ext. 327.

 

Basket Party

WELLS A Basket Party will be held on Sunday, March 10, at the modern Woodmen of America Hall off Route 30 in Wells. Doors will open at 1 p.m., with drawings at 2:30 p.m. Cost: $5, including one sheet of tickets; $2 each additional sheet. There also will be a 50/50 raffle and door prizes. Proceeds will benefit the Combs family that lost its home and belongings in a Feb. 7 fire in Chittenden. Tiffany originally is from Poultney and the family includes three children, ages 12, 10 and 5. Information: 802-236-2320.

 

Family History

ARLINGTON The Russell Vermontiana Collection at the Martha Canfield Library, 528 E. Arlington Road in Arlington, will host the final of three Family History Seminars from 2 to 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 10. Featured will be a review of how to transform documents, photographs, along with older audio, video and vinyl recordings to digital CD or MP3 archives. Free; donations appreciated. Information: 802-375-6153, or email Martha_Canfield_Lib@hotmail.com.

 

Vermont Symphony

RUTLAND The Vermont Symphony Orchestra will present three double concertos, “Three for Two,” at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 10, at the Paramount Theatre in downtown Rutland. This concert will showcase the symphony’s music director, Jaime Laredo, and his former student, Jennifer Koh. Cost: $9 students, to $30. There also will be a pre-concert discussion, “Musically Speaking,” at 2 p.m.; free for the audience. Information/tickets: 802-775-0903, or www.Paramountvt.org.

 

Art Party

SALEM The North Main Gallery at 196 N. Main Street in Salem will host a Sunday Afternoon Art Party from 3 to 5 p.m. on March 10. Everyone will be welcome. While there, visit the new exhibition, “Intermission,” that will run through March. Information: 518-854-3406, or www.artinsalem.com/NorthMainGallery.

 

Author Speaks

MANCHESTER Author Pam Houston will speak on “The Ten Books You Must Read” at 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 10, at the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester. Information: 802-362-2200, or www.northshire.com.

 

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, March 10. Served will be a variety of soups, bread, muffins, drinks and dessert. Cost: $6; free age 5 and younger. Tickets: 753-6053, 753-6028, or at the door. Information:  www.valleyfallsunitedmethodist.com.

 

Monday March 11

 

Blood Drive

WHITEHALL There will be blood drive at Whitehall Elks Lodge 1491 on North Williams Street from 1 to 6 p.m. on Monday, March 11. Walk-ins are welcome and appointments can be made by calling 499-1491.

 

Puppet Club

CAMBRIDGE Open studio time for the Hubbard Hall Puppet Club will be 2:45 to 5 p.m. on Mondays. And from 3:30 to 4 p.m. weekly, each participant will make a presentation. Cost for spring session, March 4 through May 6 (no class April 1): $35; $30 members. Information: Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge, 518-677-2495, or www.hubbardhall.org.

 

Spaghetti Benefit

GRANVILLE A Spaghetti Dinner to benefit the Haynes House of Hope, a comfort care home for the terminally ill and their families in Granville, will be held on Monday, March 11, at Bernardo’s Restaurant on Church Street in Granville. Seating will be at 5, 6 and 7 p.m. Cost: $5 eat in; $6 take out (drinks available at additional charge). Information: 518-642-8155, or www.thehayneshouseofhope.com.

 

Corned Beef/Cabbage

GRANVILLE The American Legion Riders group will host its annual Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. on Monday, March 11, at American Legion Post 323 on Columbus Street in Granville. Cost: $10 eat in; $11 take out. Everyone will be welcome.

 

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

 

Women’s Health

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

 

Story Time

HOOSICK FALLS The Cheney Library in Hoosick Falls will offer a Spring Story Time, “Dig into Reading,” at 10 a.m. on Tuesdays, March 12, 19 and 26, and April 9, 16 and 23. Stories, activities and snacks will be featured and all children and their caregivers will be welcome.

 

Looking Good

RUTLAND The American Cancer Society’s “Look Good…Feel Better” program for female cancer patients will be offered from 10 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, March 12, at Rutland Regional Medical Center. Learn beauty techniques to help restore appearance during chemotherapy and radiation treatments. Information/registration: Rhonda Rockwell at 802-773-0032.

 

Tech Showcase

QUEENSBURY The annual Adirondack Technology Showcase will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, March 12, at SUNY Adirondack’s Scoville Learning Center in Queensbury. The region’s fourth through twelfth grade students will present how they are using technology in the classroom. Keynote speaker Dr. Christina Rieth, an archaeologist with the New York State Museum, will discuss how technology has helped archaeologists locate and interpret sites in the region (her talk open only to Technology Showcase registrants). Information/registration: Cindy Stoner at 518-743-2200, Ext. 2348, or www.sunyacc.edu/techservices/techshowcase.

 

Homeschoolers

GANSEVOORT Nature’s Homeschoolers, children in kindergarten through grade 4, will meet at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 12, at the Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park office, 80 Scout Road in Gansevoort. Nature-based science lessons will be presented as a supplement to the home school curriculum. Information: 518-450-0321, or www.wiltonpreserve.org.

 

Maple Lunch

PAWLET The Haystack Hustler Seniors will meet for a Celebrate the Maple Season Lunch (pancakes/French toast) at noon on Tuesday, March 12, at the Pawlet Community Church on Route 133, just north of Route 30. Members of the Pawlet Highway Dept. crew will be guests at this event, there’ll be a 50/50 raffle, and items will be collected for the Pawlet Food Shelf. Lunch reservations are requested with Phyllis at 325-3196.

 

Gallery Talk

CASTLETON A Gallery Talk will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 12, at the Christine Price Gallery in the lobby of the Casella Theater on the Castleton State College campus. This event will honor local award-winning visual artist Marc Awodey who passed away last October. An exhibition, “Painting is the Object,” a tribute to Marc, will run through Friday, April 5, at the Price Gallery. Information: Bill Ramage at 802-468-1266.

 

Garden Club Meets

MANCHESTER The Garden Club of Manchester will meet at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, March 13, in the Beckwith Room at Hildene in Manchester. Club member Carol Berry will present a program on “Painted Flower Arrangements” as popular subjects for famous artists through the ages. Cost: $5 non-members.

 

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.

 

Meetings at Library

SCHUYLERVILLE Meetings will be held at the Schuylerville Public Library, 52 Ferry Street, as follows: Schuylerville Public Library municipal (village) board meeting, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 12; Library Funding District (school) board meeting, 7:15 p.m. March 12; Schuylerville Public Library Advocates, 7 p.m. Thursday, March 14; Genealogy Group, 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 19. Information: 518-695-6641.

 

Passover Re-creation

HOOSICK FALLS Karl deSouza of Jews for Jesus will present “Christ in the Passover,” a re-creation of the traditional Passover service, at 7 p.m. on Monday, March 11, at the First Baptist Church of Hoosick Falls, 80 Main Street. Christians will learn more about the Jewish background of their faith at this event. Information: 518-686-5779.

 

Ballet Talk

MANCHESTER Erika Lawlor Schmidt will present “At the Ballet,” a talk on the origins and development of ballet as a performing art, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 12, in the Hunter Seminar Room at Burr and Burton Academy in Manchester. Cost: $20 ($10 if you also will attend the ballet, “Jewels,” at 7 p.m. on March 16); free students age 18 and younger. Information/tickets: Veronica VanDerMark at 802-768-8525, or www.greenmtnacademy.org.

 

Lenten Bible Study

SALEM Adults are encouraged to attend a Lenten bible study at 7 p.m. on Tuesdays and 8:30 a.m. Wednesdays at the First United Presbyterian Church, 13 W. Broadway in Salem. Information: Pastor Donna at 854-9471, or email pastordonna1@gmail.com.

 

Wednesday March 13

 

Conservation Talk

GANSEVOORT Registrations are required by 4 p.m. on Wednesday, March 13, for a “Conservation Conversations” talk by Alan French from the Albany Area Amateur Astronomers that will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 16. You’ll find this event at the Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park office, 80 Scout Road in Gansevoort. Information/registration: 518-450-0321, or email info@wiltonpreserve.org.

 

Story Hour

SCHUYLERVILLE A Pre-school Story Hour will be offered at 10 a.m. on Wednesdays and Thursdays at the Schuylerville Public Library, 52 Ferry Street. Everyone will be welcome. Information: 518-695-6641.

 

Winter Picnic

VALLEY FALLS The Valley Falls Women’s Club will hold a Winter Picnic at noon on Wednesday, March 13, at the Masonic Temple in Schaghticoke. Bring a dish to share. Michele Reynolds, nutrition program educator with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rensselaer County, will be the special guest at this event. Also, donations for Ronald McDonald House will be collected.

 

Women Meet

CASTLETON The GFWC Castleton Woman’s Club will meet for lunch at noon on Wednesday, March 13, at the Medical Chapel on the Castleton State College campus. A business meeting will follow at 12:30 p.m. and club member Maryann McHugh Feeney will present a PowerPoint program on her recent trip to Ireland. Everyone will be welcome. Information: Nancy at 802-468-5421.

 

Lenten Lunches

CAMBRIDGE The Cambridge Council of Christian Churches will host Lenten Lunches at noon on Wednesdays during Lent at the Embury United Methodist Church in Cambridge. A brief scripture reflection and hymn singing will precede each soup and sandwich lunch. Information: 518-677-3863, or www.cambridgenyupc.org.

 

Leaves/Trees Program

GRANVILLE A free “Leaves and Trees of New York” program will be offered from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 13, at the Pember Museum, 33 W. Main Street in Granville. Following the program, children of all ages will create a glittered leaf rubbing picture to take home. Information/registration: 518-642-1515.

 

Book Discussion

GREENWICH Navy veteran and engineer Tim Taylor will lead a discussion of the book, “Arctic Drift,” by Clive Cussler, at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 13, in the Hedbring Community Room at the Greenwich Library. Pre-registration is requested at 518-692-7157, email Annie Miller at amiller@sals.edu, or www.Greenwich-library.org.

 

Poet Visits

BENNINGTON Mary Jo Bang will share and discuss her poetry at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 13, in the Tishman Lecture Hall at Bennington College. This event is part of the Poetry at Bennington Series that features prominent American and internationally recognized poets. Free and open to all. Information: www.bennington.edu.

 

Free Concert

BENNINGTON Faculty member Kitty Brazelton and guest Hui Cox will perform in concert at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, March 13, in the Deane Carriage Barn at Bennington College. Kitty and Hui “blend different styles and genres of music to create intimate, soul searching, and thought provoking original works.” Free and open to all. Information: www.bennington.edu.

 

Thursday March 14

 

Sit & Knit

CAMBRIDGE A “Sit & Knit” activity will be held on Thursday, March 14, at Battenkill Books, 15 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Bring crafts or something else “to fiddle with” if you don’t knit. Open to all. Information: 518-677-2515, or email info@battenkillbooks.com.

 

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.

 

Chicken and Biscuit Dinner

GRANVILLE The Slate Valley Masonic Center will hold a chicken and biscuit dinner on Thursday, March 14 from 4 to 6:30 p.m. The meal, which costs $9 for adults, $4 for children five to 12 and free for those under five, will also include mashed potatoes, gravy, a vegetable, salad, a beverage and pie. Take-outs will be available as well. For more information call Lois Warner at 518-642-2724.

 

Health Clinics

RUTLAND AREA The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice will offer Blood Pressure and Foot Care Clinics as follows: 10 a.m. Thursday, March 14, Benson Heights, Benson, and 12:30 p.m. March 14, Castleton Meadows, Castleton. Cost: $2 blood pressure; $5 foot care. Information: 802-775-0568.

 

Museum Program

GLENS FALLS A program with curator of education, June Leary, titled “The Ides of March: It’s All Greek” will be offered from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, March 14, at The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren Street in Glens Falls. Tour selected works of art, listen to a presentation on this month’s theme, “The Art of Love,” and enjoy a lunchtime conversation in the art studio (bring a bag lunch). Free and open to all. Information: 518-792-1761, or www.hydecollection.org.

 

Men’s Health Panel

SARATOGA SPRINGS Saratoga Hospital will present a free Men’s Health Panel at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 14, at 59D Myrtle Street Park in Saratoga Springs (next to Rubin Dialysis Center). Dr. Seth A. Capello, a urologist, Dr. Jonathan Gainor, an orthopedic surgeon, and clinical rehabilitation specialist Dominick Marchesiello will offer information on arthritis, therapy treatments for fitness and health, and the pros and cons of prostate cancer screening. Registration is required at 518-580-2450, or toll-free at 1-866-580-2450.

 

Teaparty Meeting

FORT EDWARD The Washington County Teaparty Patriots group will meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 14, in Building B, lower floor, at the Washington County office complex in Fort Edward. Ways of informing citizens about “Agenda 21” will be discussed. 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, March 14, at American Legion Post 69 in Arlington. Information: 802-375-6157.

 

Civil War Talk

CAMBRIDGE Michael Russert will present a talk titled, “For the Liberation of Ireland: Last Battle of the Civil War?” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 14, at the Cambridge Public Library, 21 W. Main Street in Cambridge. Michael will discuss the formation of the Fenian Brotherhood, its invasion from Buffalo, N.Y., and the ensuing battles. Free and open to all. Information: 677-2443.

 

Free Concert

GLENS FALLS Adirondack singer/songwriter/storyteller Christopher Shaw will perform in concert from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, March 14, in the Folklife Center of the Crandall Public Library, 251 Glen Street in Glens Falls. Free and open to all. Information: 518-792-6508.

 

Food Talk

SALEM Dick McGuire will speak on “The Miracle of Food Production” at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 14, in the first floor archive room of the handicap-accessible Salem Courthouse Community Center. Dick is the former commissioner of agriculture and markets for the state of New York. Cost: Free, donations appreciated.

 

Friday March 15

 

Easter Pie Orders

WEST FORT ANN The West Fort Ann Volunteer Fire Co. and the Ladies Auxiliary are selling Easter Pies at $12 each with a wide variety of fillings available. Orders for pies with special flavors and sugar-free pies also will be taken, along with orders for dinner rolls and angel food logs. Information/orders (deadline March 25): Pat at 792-0157. Pies will be ready for pickup from 7 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 30, at the West Fort Ann Firehouse on Joe Green Road.

 

Line Dancing

POULTNEY The Young-at-Heart Senior Center at 206 Furnace Street in Poultney is accepting registrations for a free Country Line Dancing Series that will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesdays beginning April 10 and continuing for a total of 10 weeks. Information/registration: Mary at 802-287-9200.

 

Healthier Living

MANCHESTER The Northshire Medical Office in Manchester is accepting registrations for a free Healthier Living Workshop that will run from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturdays from March 30 through May 4. Learn ways to control your symptoms, stay optimistic, cope with frustrations and fears, to manage pain and stress, and more. Provided by the VT Blueprint for Health. Pre-registration is requested with Janice Provost at 802-440-4098, or www.svhealthcare.org.

 

Snowboard Competition

STRATTON MOUNTAIN The first Vermont Open, a snowboard competition and music festival, will be held Friday through Sunday, March 15 to 17, at Stratton Mountain. Snowboarders of all ages will compete at this event. Information/registration: www.vermontopen.com.

 

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.

 

Maple Tree Tapping

WHITEHALL State of New York Agriculture Commissioner Darrel Aubertine and local officials will kick off the Maple Open House Weekends event with a tree tapping at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, March 15, at Rathbun’s Maple Sugar House in Whitehall. Sugarhouses in Warren, Washington, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Fulton and Montgomery counties will open their sugar houses for tours from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. the weekends of March 16 and 17, 23 and 24. For a list of participating locations, visit www.upperhudsonmaple.com.

 

Fish Fry

FORT ANN The Fort Ann Volunteer Fire Co. invites everyone to a Fish Fry from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday, March 15 and 22, at the firehouse on Route 149. Cost: $7 to $12, depending upon your choice of clams, shrimp, seafood platter, chicken finger platter, and more. Eat in, or order a take out at 518-639-8811.

 

Fish Fry

HOOSICK FALLS St. Mary’s Academy on Parsons Avenue in Hoosick Falls invites everyone to Fish Fry Dinners from 5 to 7 p.m. on Fridays during Lent in its Immaculate Conception Church Hall. Eat in or take out. Information: 518-686-4314.

 

Fish Fry

VICTORY The Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club on Route 32 south of Victory Village invites everyone to Fish Fry Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. each Friday in March. 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.

 

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.

 

Movie Night

SCHUYLERVILLE A Family Movie Night will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 15, at the Schuylerville Public Library, 52 Ferry Street. A PG-rated film running about 105 minutes will be screened at this free event that’s open to all. Bring popcorn if you like. Information: 518-695-6641.

 

Celtic Nights

RUTLAND Celtic Nights: Journey of Hope will be staged at 8 p.m. on Friday, March 15, at the Paramount Theatre in downtown Rutland. Talented female and male voices of the Celtic world, accompanied by expert dancing and musicianship, will be featured. Cost: $29.50 to $38.50, plus tax. Information/tickets: 802-775-0903, or www.paramountlive.org.

 

Saturday March 16

 

Outdoor Activities

GLENS FALLS/SARATOGA The Glens Falls-Saratoga Chapter of the Adirondack Mountain Club will offer the following outdoor activities: Hike/Snowshoe, March 16 and 17; Walk/Ski/Snowshoe, March 16; Snowshoe, March 19; Bushwhack, March 24; and Ski Trek, March 26. Information: www.adk-gfs.org.

 

Lenten Retreat

CAMBRIDGE A Lenten retreat, “Lent and the Experience of Sin, Forgiveness and Gratitude,” will be offered from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 16, in the Holy Wisdom Chapel at the New Skete Monastery in Cambridge. Information/registration: Karen Gladstone at 518-677-3928, Ext. 214, or email karengladstone@newskete.org.

 

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.

 

Running Screening

SARATOGA SPRINGS Highly trained therapists from Saratoga Hospital’s Regional Therapy Center will conduct a free Running Screening from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 16, at the Saratoga Regional YMCA’s Saratoga Springs branch, 290 West Avenue. You’ll receive a free assessment of your flexibility, strength, stride and more, including the best running shoes for you, heading into the running season. Registration is required at 518-580-2450, or toll-free at 1-866-580-2450.

 

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.

 

Al-Anon Workshop

BENNINGTON Al-Anon will host its 28th Annual Cabin Fever Workshop, “Together We Can do What We Cannot Do Alone,” from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 16, at the Second Congregational Church on Hillside Street in Bennington. Information: Apryl at 802-440-8109, Sue at 518-686-7998, or Val at 518-677-8934.

 

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.

 

Tot Drop-in

RUTLAND The Rutland Recreation and Parks Dept. will offer a Tot Drop-in at Giorgetti for children age 18 months through age 4 that will run from 10 to 11 a.m. on Saturdays, March 16 through May 4. Children will play with balls, tunnels and age-appropriate items in an unstructured setting. Cost: $5 individual, $10 per family, per day. Dress warmly. Information: 802-773-1853, or www.rutlandrec.com.

 

Stop and Shop

SCHUYLERVILLE The General Schuyler Emergency Squad will host its Second Annual Easter Stop and Shop event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 16, at its building, 901 Route 29 in Schuylerville. More than 30 vendors and crafters will offer items suitable for Easter and Mother’s Day gift giving, and food and beverages will be available for sale. Proceeds will benefit the emergency squad.

 

Sugar House Tours

WHITEHALL The Upper Hudson Maple Producers Assn. will host Maple Open House Weekends from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. the weekends of March 16 and 17, 23 and 24. Sugarhouses in Warren, Washington, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Fulton and Montgomery counties will open their sugar houses for tours. Most will offer samples and demonstrations, while many locations will hold pancake breakfasts. For a list of participating locations, visit www.upperhudsonmaple.com.

 

Hoedown

CAMBRIDGE The class of 2015 will host a Hypothermic Hoedown on Saturday, March 16, at the Cambridge Central School. There’ll be a kids’ run for children age 5 and younger at 11:30 a.m., 2.5K runs at noon and 1 p.m., and 5Ks at 12:30 and 1:30 p.m. Everyone will be welcome. For information or pre-registration, visit www.hypothermic-hoedown.info.

 

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.

 

St. Pat’s Parade

HOOSICK FALLS The Hoosick Falls St. Patrick’s Day Parade will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 16. An Irish Festival will follow at 2 p.m. To participate in the parade with an antique car, truck, tractor or horse, obtain an entry form from Kevin O’Malley at 518-686-9460, or email hoosickkid@gmail.com.

 

Google Earth Talk

SCHUYLERVILLE Heritage Hunters of Saratoga County will meet at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 16, at the Town of Saratoga Town Hall, corner of routes 4 and 29 in Schuylerville. Bob Jones, an associate professor of economics at Skidmore College, will explain how we may use Google Earth to solve geographical riddles. Everyone will be welcome. Information: 587-2978.

 

Poetry and Tea

BENSON The Benson Public Library will host a Saturday Afternoon Tea at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 16. Community members will have an opportunity to read a poem from the Vermont Reads 2013 program’s “Poetry 180,” a favorite poem, or one they’ve written. Information: Jacqueline Lussier at 802-537-4231.

 

Photography Walk

GANSEVOORT A Photography Walk at Old Gick North will be offered 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 16, at the Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park in Gansevoort. Snowshoes will be available at Parking Lot I of the preserve’s Camp Saratoga (free members; $3 non-members). Pre-registration is required at 518-450-0321, or email info@wiltonpreserve.org.

 

Corned Beef, Ham

WEST FORT ANN The West Fort Ann Volunteer Fire Co. and Ladies Auxiliary invite everyone to a St. Patrick’s Day Dinner at 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 16, at the firehouse on Joe Green Road (corned beef, ham, cabbage and more). Eat in or take out. Cost: $10 adults; $5 age 11 and younger; free age 4 and younger. Everyone will be welcome.

 

St. Patty’s Dinner

SCHUYLERVILLE Everyone is invited to a St. Patty’s Day Dinner from 4 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, March 16, at American Legion Post 278, 6 Clancy Street in Schuylerville. Served will be a choice of corned beef and cabbage or ham and cabbage. Cost: $8 eat in, 8:50 take out. There’ll be a cash bar and Irish music by Dave Moore and his band, too. Information/tickets: 518-695-3011, or visit the Post.

 

St. Patrick’s Dinner

VALLEY FALLS An all-you-can-eat corned beef and cabbage St. Patrick’s Day Dinner will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 16, at VFW Post 1938 on Poplar Avenue in Valley Falls. Cost: $12. Everyone will be welcome. Information: 518-753-7707.

 

Ballet Broadcast

MANCHESTER A broadcast performance by the Mariinsky Ballet of  George Balanchine’s famous ballet, “Jewels,” will be presented at 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 16, in the Riley Center for the Arts at Burr and Burton Academy in Manchester. Cost: $18 adults; $12 senior citizens; $9 students. Tickets: www.bbatickets.com. Information: Veronica VanDerMark at 802-768-8525, or www.greenmtnacademy.org.

 

Auction and Dance

RUTLAND A Spark-Your-Winter-Blues Silent Auction and Dance will be held from 7 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, March 16, at the Holiday Inn in Rutland. Light refreshments will be served and a cash bar will be available. Cost: $15, with proceeds benefiting Mount St. Joseph Academy and Christ the King School. Tickets are available from MSJ and CKS students, at the school offices, from Lori Elliott at 345-2205 or Colleen Diezel at 725-8060, and will be sold at the door.

 

Sunday March 17

 

Pancakes, Waffles

SCHAGHTICOKE Victor Masonic Lodge will serve a buffet-style Pancake/Belgian Waffle Breakfast from 7:30 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, March 17, at the lodge across from the Hoosic Valley Central School on Route 67 in Schaghticoke. Everyone will be welcome and proceeds will benefit the Lou Gehrig’s Disease Fund and the Multiple Sclerosis Fund.

 

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.

 

Dance MiniFest

BENNINGTON A Dance MiniFest will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, March 17, in the Martha Hill Dance Studio, VAPA, at Bennington College. Dancers of all skill levels are invited to participate in this fun activity that’s free and open to all. Information: www.bennington.edu.

 

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.

 

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, March 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.

 

Symphony Concert

BENNINGTON The Sage City Symphony will perform in concert at 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 17, in the Greenwall Auditorium, VAPA, at Bennington College. The program will include Silent Auction, Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 1, and Maurice Ravel’s Tzigane. The featured soloist will be Kaori Washiyama. Free and open to all. Information: www.bennington.edu.

 

Symphony Concert

GLENS FALLS The Glens Falls Symphony Orchestra will perform a “Baroque Comes Alive” concert from 4 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, March 17, at the First Presbyterian Church, 400 Glen Street in Glens Falls. Energetic works by Bach, Handel, Rameau and Vivaldi will be featured. Cost: $28 adults; $10 students. Also, there’ll be a pre-concert talk at 3:15 p.m. with Maestro Peltz. Information: 518-793-1348.

 

Monday March 18

 

Osteobusters

WEST HEBRON Osteobusters, a mind and body wellness program, will be held at 9 a.m. on Mondays and Thursdays through May at the West Hebron United Presbyterian Church on Route 30. Wear appropriate clothing. Information: Pastor Laura Mitchell at 518-854-3729. Also, the church is looking for singers for its choir that will practice at 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Call above number.

 

Preschool Pioneers

GANSEVOORT The Preschool Pioneers, a group of young nature lovers, will meet at 11 a.m. on Monday, March 18, at Camp Saratoga, Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park, 80 Scout Road in Gansevoort. Children will take a short walk outside, weather permitting, and make nature-inspired window hangings. If snowshoes are needed, they will be available at the camp’s Parking Lot I ($3; free members). Adults are expected to attend and support their children.  Information: 518-450-0321, or www.wiltonpreserve.org.

 

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.

 

Technology Talk

GREENWICH Jim Kunstler, author of “Geography of Nowhere,” “World Made by Hand,” and other works will join others to talk about “Technology and the Survival of Our Society” at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, March 18, in the Hedbring Community Room at the Greenwich Library. Information/registration: 518-692-7157, or email Annie Miller at amiller@sals.edu.

 

Professor Speaks

BENNINGTON Rudolph P. Gaudio, an associate professor of anthropology and media, society and the arts at Purchase College, SUNY, will speak on “God Keep a Secret: Language, Sexuality & Space in Islamic Northern Algeria” at 7 p.m. on Monday, March 18. You’ll find this event that’s free and open to all at the CAPA Symposium at Bennington College. Information: www.bennington.edu.

 

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. Cost: $25; $5 students with identification. Information/tickets: 518-792-2383, or www.deblasiis-chamber-music.org.

 

Tuesday March 19

 

Homeschoolers

GANSEVOORT Nature’s Homeschoolers, home-schooled children in kindergarten through grade 4, will meet at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, March 19, at the Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park office, 80 Scout Road in Gansevoort. Children will learn about human impacts on the environment, specifically through water pollution, and how to make a difference. Information: 518-450-0321, or www.wiltonpreserve.org.

 

Open House

ARLINGTON Fisher Elementary School in Arlington will host a Pre-Kindergarten Open House from 6 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 19. Families will meet pre-K teachers Meghan Withington and Stacey Martin and tour their classrooms. Children must be age 4 by Aug. 31, 2013, to be eligible for the 2013-2014 school year. Information: Principal Deanne Lacoste at 802-375-6409, or email lacosted@bvsu.org.

 

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.

 

Legion Bingo

ARLINGTON Bingo will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 19, at American Legion Post 69, 54 Legion Road in Arlington. Doors will open at 6 p.m., food will be available for purchase, and everyone will be welcome. Information: 802-375-6157.

 

Three Documentaries

BENNINGTON The Visual Arts Lecture Series will present three documentaries, “Coal Spell,” “River Rites,” and “Three Men and a Fish Pond” at 7:25 p.m. on Tuesday, March 19. You’ll find this event in the Tishman Lecture Hall at Bennington College. Free and open to all. Information: www.bennington.edu.

 

Wednesday March 20

 

Health Clinics

RUTLAND AREA The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice will offer Blood Pressure and Foot Care Clinics as follows: 9 a.m. Wednesday, March 20, Sheldon Towers, Rutland; 9 a.m. March 20, Dorset Nursing Office, Dorset; 11 am. March 20, Linden Terrace, Rutland; 1:15 p.m. March 20, The Meadows (residents only), Rutland; 3:15 p.m. March 20, The Gables (residents only), Rutland; 10 a.m. March 21, Maple Village, Rutland; 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, Godnick Center, Rutland; and 12:30 p.m. Thursday, March 28, Community Center, Clarendon. Cost: $2 blood pressure; $5 foot care. Information: 802-775-0568.

 

Art Entry Deadline

CAMBRIDGE From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday, March 20 and 21, is the deadline for 2-D and 3-D artists and artisans to submit their entries to the Small Gallery at Valley Artisans Market, 25 E. Main Street, Route 372, in Cambridge. Works that are juried will be in the theme exhibition, “Wheels,” that will run from March 22 through April 16. And, an opening reception for the exhibition will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 23. Information: 518-677-2765, or Facebook.

 

Writer Speaks

QUEENSBURY The SUNY Adirondack Writers Project will host short story writer Pam Houston at 12:40 p.m. on Wednesday, March 20, in the Miller Auditorium of Dearlove Hall on the SUNY Adirondack campus in Queensbury. Pam will discuss her works that have been selected for volumes of Best American Short Stories and for other significant recognition. Information: Dr. Stuart Bartow at 743-2200, Ext. 2601, or email bartows@sunyacc.edu.

 

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.

 

Book Signing

CAMBRIDGE Artist Adriano Manocchia will sign copies of his new book, “Water, Sky & Time: The Paintings of Adriano Manocchia,” at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 21, at Battenkill Books, 15 E. Main Street in Cambridge. This book contains 145 images of paintings created in the last 30 years. Information: 518-677-2515, or email info@battenkillbooks.com.

 

Historical Program

SALEM Paul McCarty will present a PowerPoint program on Solomon Northup at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 21, in the first floor archive room of the handicap-accessible Salem Courthouse Community Center. Paul is historian for the Town of Fort Edward and executive director of the Old Fort Museum. Cost: Free, donations appreciated.

 

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.

 

Sugar House Tours

WHITEHALL The Upper Hudson Maple Producers Assn. will host a Maple Open House Weekend from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on March  23 and 24. Sugarhouses in Warren, Washington, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Fulton and Montgomery counties will open their sugar houses for tours. Most will offer samples and demonstrations, while many locations will hold pancake breakfasts. For a list of participating locations, visit www.upperhudsonmaple.com.

 

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.

 

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, March 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. There’ll be an Easter basket drawing, too. Information: Floyd at 747-6687, or Sandy at 824-3719.

 

Hymn Sing

WHITEHALL The First Baptist Church of Whitehall at 41 Williams Street will host its annual ecumenical Palm Sunday Hymn Sing from 4 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, March 24. Area churches are invited to have their choirs or soloists join in this special event. Refreshments will follow the singing.

Information: Pastor Jim Peterson at 518-642-2245, or email JCPeterson@roadrunner.com.

 

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.

 

Friday April 5

 

Art Camp

NORTH BENNINGTON The Vermont Arts Exchange is accepting registrations for a Vacation Art Camp that will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, April 15 to 19, at its Sage Street Mill studios in North Bennington. Cost: $185 per week.  Information/registration: 802-442-5549, or www.vtartxchange.org.

 

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.

 

Wednesday April 10

 

Line Dancing

POULTNEY The Young-at-Heart Senior Center at 206 Furnace Street in Poultney is offering a free Country Line Dancing Series at 1 p.m. on Wednesdays beginning April 10 and continuing for a total of 10 weeks. Information/registration: Mary at 802-287-9200.
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.

 

Friday May 3

 

Healthier Living

MANCHESTER The Southwestern Vermont Medical Center in Bennington is accepting registrations for a free Healthier Living Workshop that will run from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Thursdays from May 16 through June 20. Learn ways to control your symptoms, stay optimistic, cope with frustrations and fears, to manage pain and stress, and more. Provided by the VT Blueprint for Health. Pre-registration is requested with Janice Provost at 802-440-4098, or www.svhealthcare.org (classes and events link).

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