Community Calendar 3/28/13

T hursday March 28

 

Watercolor Class

MANCHESTER An “Easy Way to Watercolor” class with Tony Conner will be offered from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Thursdays from March 28 through April 18 at Equinox Village, 49 Maple Street in Manchester. Cost: Free for Equinox Village residents; $50 others. Information/registration: 802-375-5548, or www.tonyconner/classes-workshops.

 

Driving Course

HOOSICK FALLS The Northeast New York Safety and Health Council will offer a Pre-Licensing Course at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 28, at the Hoosick Falls Health Center, 21 Danforth Street. A valid state of New York driver’s permit is required to take this course. Cost: $40. Information/registration: 518-686-4854.

 

Them Dry Bones

GRANVILLE The Pember Museum at 33 W. Main Street in Granville will offer a free program for children of all ages, “Them Dry Bones,” from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 28. Featured will be discussion of animal bones, and viewing of real animal x-rays. Children also will create a bone craft. Information/registration: 518-642-1515.

 

Easter Services

DORSET Easter services will be held at the United Church of Dorset and East Rupert, off Route 30 at 143 Church Street in Dorset, as follows: 5 p.m. foot washing, 5:30 p.m. agape potluck supper, 7 p.m. tenebrae service on Maundy Thursday, March 28; noon Good Friday, March 29; and 10 a.m. Easter Sunday, March 31. Information: 802-867-2260, or email dorsetchurch@gmail.com.

 

Easter Services

CAMBRIDGE Services will be held at the Cambridge United Presbyterian Church, 81 E. Main Street, as follows: 6 p.m. covered dish supper followed by 7 p.m. service, Holy Thursday, March 28; and 10:30 a.m. Easter Sunday, March 31, followed by an Easter egg hunt at 11:30 a.m. Information: 518-677-3863 mornings, or email cambridgenyupc@gmail.com.

 

The Hit Men

CASTLETON The Hit Men will perform in concert at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 28, in the Casella Theater on the Castleton State College campus. This group is composed of musicians and singers who performed on hit records of the 1960s through the ‘80s such as “Oh, What a Night,” “Sherry,” “Walk Like a Man,” and others. Cost: $20 adults; $17 students and senior citizens; $15 children. Information/tickets: 802-468-1119.

 

Citizens United Talk

SARATOGA SPRINGS Jeffrey Clements, president of Free Speech for People, will speak on “Corporations are Not People: Responding to the Supreme Court in Citizens United” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 28, in the Tang Museum at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs. Information: 518-580-8080, or www.skidmore.edu/tang.

 

Laminitis Info

GRANVILLE The Granville Veterinary Service/Large Animal at 1987 Route 23 in Granville will offer a free equine education meeting on Laminitis at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 28. Prevention will be stressed and everyone will be welcome. Information: 518-642-1676.

 

Easter Services

JOHNSONVILLE/PITTSTOWN The Johnsonville and Pittstown United Methodist churches will hold the following services: Combined service 7 p.m. Maundy Thursday, March 28, in Johnsonville; combined service 7 p.m. Good Friday, March 29, in Pittstown; Easter sunrise service, 6:30 a.m. Easter Sunday, March 31, in Pittstown; 9 a.m. March 31 in Johnsonville and 10:45 a.m. in Pittstown. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Easter Services

SCHUYLERVILLE AREA Easter services will be held as follows in the greater Schuylerville area: 7 p.m. Maundy Thursday, March 28, Old Saratoga Reformed Church; noon Good Friday, March 29, St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church; 8 p.m. Easter vigil, Notre Dame-Visitation Church; and 6:15 a.m. Easter sunrise service, Bacon Hill Reformed Church.

 

Free Concert

GLENS FALLS A Live! Folklife Concert, featuring progressive roots music by Alyssa Stock and Jerry Dee of Rusty Doves, will be presented from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, March 28, in the Community Room at the Crandall Public Library, 251 Glen Street in Glens Falls. Free and open to all. Information: 518-792-6508, Ext. 237.

 

Friday March 29

 

Professional Wrestling

WHITEHALL Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka will headline a World of Hurt Wrestling event at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 29, at the Whitehall Athletic Club. Tickets will be available at the door.

 

Fish Fry

WHITEHALL American Legion Post 83 on Main Street in Whitehall will host its weekly fish fry dinner from 4 :30 to 6 p.m. on Friday, March 29.

 

Art Classes, Camp

SARATOGA SPRINGS Saratoga Arts will offer 24 Fine Art and Fine Craft Classes from April through June at The Arts Center, 320 Broadway in Saratoga Springs. These classes will be taught by regional artists for students of all ages and at all artistic levels. Also, registrations are being accepted for 2013 summer camp programs. Information: Tanya Tobias at 518-584-4132, Ext. 202, or email ttobias@saratoga-arts.org.

 

Summer Camps

MANCHESTER Hildene in Manchester is accepting registrations for 2013 Summer Camps. New this year will be a Junior Ranger Camp for children in grades 1 through 3, and “Always Artful,” for ages 9 and 10. Camps run one week for children in grades 1 through 6, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. Cost: $205; $185 members. Information/registration: Diane Newton at 802-367-7965, email dianenewton@hildene.org, or www.hildene.org.

 

Boston Trip

GREENWICH The Greenwich Elks Auxiliary is accepting reservations for a Boston Bus Trip on Saturday, May 4. The bus will leave the Elks Lodge on Route 40S at 6 a.m., returning about 11 p.m. Cost: $50 through April 15; $55 thereafter. Information/reservations: Kim Strainer at 361-6994.

 

NYC Trip

ARGYLE The Argyle PTSA is accepting reservations for “A Day in New York City” bus trip on Sunday, April 28. Pickups will be made at 6:30 a.m. at the Argyle Central School and then at the Wilton Mall. The bus will depart Bryant Park at 7:30 p.m., arriving in Argyle about 11 p.m. Cost: $45, with proceeds benefiting the 2013 senior class. Information/reservations: Paula at 955-6537.

 

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.

 

Good Friday Svc.

GRANVILLE A Good Friday service will be held from noon to 3 p.m. on March 29 at the Trinity Episcopal Church, 35 E. Main Street in Granville. A number of pastors from churches in the Mettowee Valley Ecumenical Council will lead this service. Information: Rev. Jim Peterson at 518-642-2245, or email JCPeterson@roadrunner.com.

 

Movie Madness

POULTNEY The Poultney Public Library on Main Street will host March Movie Madness at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 29. Free admission and snacks. Information/movie title: 802-287-5556, or email ppl5556@yahoo.com.

 

Saturday March 30

 

Doubleheader

WELLS The Modern Woodmen of America organization will host a Super Saturday Doubleheader on March 30 at its hall off Route 30 in Wells. Doors will open at 9 a.m. for a super bingo to benefit area churches and to include a free lunch at 11 a.m. and games at noon. Cost: $25 in advance; $30 at the door. Doors will open again at 4 p.m., with games at 6 p.m., to benefit U.S. Navy Seabee veterans. Cost: $25. Buy both events for $35. Information: MWA at 802-645-0323, or Dan at 518-487-0397.

 

Market/Food Sale

WEST PAWLET A Spring Flea Market and Easter Food Sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 30, at the West Pawlet Firehouse on Main Street. Offered will be Easter cakes, pies, cookies, candy, homemade beans, and lunch. There’ll be Easter children’s activities, refreshments and lunch, and raffles, too. Information: Edna Winot at 802-645-0174.

 

KMF Auditions

RUTLAND Vermont students of violin, viola and cello…ages 12 through 22…are encouraged to come to Auditions for a competition the Killington Music Festival will hold at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 30, in the Rutland High School chorus room. The winner will receive a full scholarship to the 2013 KMF Chamber Music Residency Program. Information/audition appointment: 802-773-4003.

 

Dance

GRANVILLE The Hook & Ladder will hold a fundraiser adult dance on Saturday, March 30 from 7 to 11 p.m. The Sweet Water Band will provide music, and there will be food available as well. Singles cost $6 and couples are $10. Call 642-2320 for more information.

 

Library Activity

MANCHESTER The Mark Skinner Library at 48 West Road in Manchester will offer “The Way Things Work,” an opportunity for children (age 8 and older) and adults to take apart anything from a telephone to a typewriter, at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 30. Free and open to all. Registration is requested at 802-362-2607, or email jkleinberg@markskinnerlibrary.org.

 

Egg Hunt

SCHUYLERVILLE Faith Chapel will host the free Fifth Annual Great Schuylerville Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 30, at the Schuylerville High School practice field (school gym in case of rain). Children age 4 and younger will hunt at 11 a.m., grades kindergarten through 2 at 11:15 a.m., and grades 3 through 6 at 11:30 a.m. There’ll be live music, face art, jump houses, Daisy the Clown, and the Easter Bunny. Information: www.facebook.com/faithchapelchurch.

 

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.

 

Auditions

CAMBRIDGE All high school students are encouraged to audition for parts in William Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” that will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 30 and April 6. You’ll find the auditions in the Freight Depot Theater behind Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Prepare a one to three-minute monologue from any Shakespeare play. Information/appointment: Benjie White at 518-677-2495, or email benjie@hubbardhall.org.

 

Appraisals

BENNINGTON An Appraisal Fair will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 30, at the Bennington Museum, 75 Main Street, Route 9. Expert appraisers of art and antiques will appraise one item for $5, with a limit of five items. Information: 802-447-1571, or www.benningtonmuseum.org.

 

Easter Egg Hunt

WEST HEBRON All children ages 2 through 10 are invited to a free Easter Egg Hunt at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 30, at the West Hebron United Presbyterian Church, 3153 Route 30 (rain or shine). Bring a basket for the eggs, and a camera if you want to take some photos. Information: 854-3250.

 

Les Miserables

POULTNEY “Les Miserables” will be screened at 3, 6 and 9 p.m. on Saturday, March 30, at The Tiny Theatre, 153 Main Street in Poultney. Cost: $3. Information: 802-287-6005.

 

Spaghetti Dinner

GRANVILLE The Section Eight Ryders will host a spaghetti dinner for 3-month-old Taten Lee on Saturday, March 30 at the American Legion. The event, which takes place from 5 to 7:30 p.m., will benefit Lee, who was born prematurely and has since had serious medical problems. The cost is $6 to eat in or $7 to take out. For more information call Janice at 345-5078.

 

Artist Reception

BENNINGTON A reception with artist Laura Christensen will be held from 3 to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 30, in the Regional Artists Gallery of the Bennington Museum, 75 Main Street, Route 9. Laura’s current exhibition, “Here, Then, Today and Far Away,” features oil paintings, antique photographs and paper, cherry wood, and silk. Information: 802-447-1571, or www.benningtonmuseum.org.

 

Sunday March 31

 

Easter Service

HARTFORD The Hartford Council of Churches will hold a joint Ecumenical Easter Sunrise Service at 6:30 a.m. on Sunday, March 31, behind the First Baptist Church on Main Street, Route 23, in Hartford. Hot drinks and hot cross buns will follow and everyone will be welcome.

 

Easter Service

GRANVILLE The Mettowee Valley Ecumenical Council will hold an Easter Sun Risen Service from 6:30 to 7 a.m. on Sunday, March 31, at Veterans Park on Quaker Street in Granville. Everyone will be welcome. Information: Rev. Jim Peterson at 518-642-2245, or email JCPeterson@roadrunner.com.

 

Easter Celebration

WEST PAWLET The Second Annual Easter Celebration will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 31, at Consider Bardwell Farm in West Pawlet. Featured will be a brunch, egg hunt, bunny hop, baby goats, gift baskets, and more. All proceeds will benefit the Pawlet Town Hall restoration project. Cost: $15 adults, $5 ages 6 to 12, free 5 and younger. Advance tickets available at Lakes Lampshades in Pawlet Village and from Angela Miller at the West Pawlet Farmers’ Market Fridays from 4 to 7 p.m. Information: Sue LaPorte at 802-325-3424.

 

Easter Egg Hunt

POULTNEY The Foundation Church will host a free Easter Egg Hunt from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 31, at the Poultney Elementary School. In addition to the hunt, featured will be a bounce house, popcorn and cotton candy. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Monday April 1

 

Online Auction

MANCHESTER Bids may be placed starting on Monday, April 1, and continuing through Tuesday, April 30, in the Third Annual Burr and Burton Academy Online Auction. Bidding: www.benefitevents.com. Information: 802-549-8277, or email orchoard@burrburton.org.

 

 

Tuesday April 2

 

Spring Walk

GRANVILLE The Pember Museum will host a Spring Walk at the Hebron Nature Preserve on Tuesday, April 2. Meet at 10 a.m. at the S. Grimes Hill Road entrance to the preserve. Listen for birds and clean out birdhouses. Free and open to children and adults. Registration is requested by April 1 at 518-642-1515.

 

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, April 2; Sons of the American Legion 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 4; and regular Legion meeting 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 11. Information: 802-287-5229.

 

Wednesday April 3

 

Tide Pools

GRANVILLE The Pember Museum at 33 W. Main Street in Granville will offer a program on Tide Pools from 10 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, April 3. Learn about the plants and animals that live in tide pools and create a wind chime with real sea urchin spines and a starfish. For age 8 and older; younger children with adult supervision. Cost: $5. Registration is requested by April 2 at 518-642-1515.

 

Garden Club

GRANVILLE The Slate Valley Garden Club will meet at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, April 3, at the Slate Valley Masonic Center on Route 24 in Middle Granville. Prospective members will be welcome. Information: Robyn Lipschutz at 642-2629.

 

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.

 

Toastmasters Meet

HUDSON FALLS The Washington County Toastmasters will meet at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 3, 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.

 

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.

 

Sunday Movie

POULTNEY The Foundation Church will screen the movie, “What If…” at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 7, at the Tiny Theatre on Main Street in Poultney. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Wednesday April 10

 

Writer Speaks

QUEENSBURY The SUNY Adirondack Writers Project will host a talk by Meg Kearny at 12:40 p.m. on Wednesday, April 10, in the Wilton Center on the SUNY Adirondack campus in Queensbury. Free and open to all. Information: Dr. Stuart Bartow at 743-2200, Ext. 2601, or email bartows@sunyacc.edu.

 

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.

 

Wednesday April 17

 

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.

 

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.

 

Wednesday May 1

 

Sports Writing

RUTLAND The Vermont Humanities Council’s First Wednesdays Series will present Alexander Wolff, senior writer at Sports Illustrated, with a talk titled, “The Evolution of Sports Writing,” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 1, 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 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).

 

Thursday May 16

 

Museum ABCs

BENNINGTON The Bank of Bennington will sponsor a free Museum ABCs program for ages 3 to 5, “The ABCs of Architecture,” at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 16, 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.

Comments

comments

Tags: , , , , , , ,

About Manchester Newspapers

View all posts by Manchester Newspapers

North Country Freepress – 10/24/14

Northshire Freepress 10/24/14

Lakes Classifieds – 10/24/14

Lakes Region Freepress 10/24/14

Classifieds 10/22/14

Lakes Region Freepress 10/17/14

Weekender 10/17/14

North Country Freepress – 10/17/14

Northshire Freepress 10/17/14

Lakes Classifieds – 10/17/14

Classifieds 10/15/14