Community Calendar 4/4/13

 

Thursday April 4

 

Snakes/Lizards

GRANVILLE The Pember Museum at 33 W. Main Street in Granville will offer a program for children age 5 and older on “Snakes & Lizards” from 10 to 11 a.m. on Thursday, April 4. Learn about “c-o-o-l” animals and color a wooden snake or lizard. Cost: $3. Registration is requested by April 3 at 518-642-1515.

 

Thrift Shop Sale

SCHUYLERVILLE The Second Hand Rose Thrift Shop at 116 Broad Street in Schuylerville will hold a $1 bag sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, April 4 to 6. Also, winter jackets, coats and men’s suits will be available at $4 each. Information: 695-4640.

 

Discussion Group

MANCHESTER The Green Mountain Academy for lifelong Learning will host a current events discussion group, “Today’s Headlines,” from 4 to 5:30 p.m. on Thursdays from April 4 through May 23 at Equinox Village in Manchester. Andrew McKeever will moderate. Cost: $40. Information/registration: Veronica VanDerMark at 802-768-8525.

 

Book Sale

GREENWICH The Boomerang Bookstore in the basement of the Greenwich Library will hold a First Thursday Sale from 4 to 7:30 p.m. on April 4. All proceeds will benefit the library’s programs and materials.

 

Artists Reception

SCHENECTADY Salem Art Works and Union College will host an Artists Reception from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 4, in the Atrium Gallery at Union College in Schenectady. Attendees will enjoy the exhibition, “Fire,” featuring the work of SAW’s founder, Anthony Cafritz, and its ceramics director, Jordan Becker. Free and open to all. Information: College at 338-6714.

 

College Admissions

RUTLAND A roundtable discussion on College Admissions will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 4, at Mount St. Joseph Academy, 127 Convent Avenue in Rutland. All Rutland area middle school and high school students and their parents are encouraged to attend to learn about financial aid, preparing college applications, and why high school freshmen should be aware of the process. Reservations are requested with Keturah Tallon at 802-775-0151, or email KTallon@msjvermont.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.

 

Legion Auxiliary

FAIR HAVEN American Legion Auxiliary Unit 49 will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 4, 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.

 

Conversation

SARATOGA SPRINGS A community-wide conversation, “In response to the U.S. Constitution,” will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 4, in the Tang Museum at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs. Information: 518-580-8080, or www.skidmore.edu/tang.

 

Quilling Class

GRANVILLE Pat Oathout will teach Quilling at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 4, at the Pember Library, 33 W. Main Street in Granville. Roll, shape and glue strips of paper into decorative designs. Pre-registration is not required and materials will be provided. Information: 518-642-2525.

 

Friday April 5

 

Meditation Series

GREENWICH Registrations are being accepted for a Beginning Meditation Series that will be offered on six Thursdays from 8 to 8:45 a.m. beginning on April 11 at Seventy Main, 70 Main Street in Greenwich. Cost: Donation. Advance registration is required at 692-7041, or email info@seventymain.com.

 

Hyde Gala

GLENS FALLS Reservations are requested by Friday, April 5, for The Hyde Collection’s 50th Anniversary Gala that will be held on Saturday, April 13, at The Inn at Erlowest in Lake George. Cost: $125 to $275 per person. Information/reservations: 518-792-1761, Ext. 323, or www.hydecollection.org.

 

Recycling

GREENWICH Recycle your old cell phones, PDAs, digital cameras, chargers and accessories to benefit the Greenwich Youth Center. Items for recycling will be accepted at the Greenwich Library, the YMCA, school offices and the Youth Center.

 

Outdoor Lacrosse

RUTLAND The Rutland Recreation and Parks Dept. is accepting registrations for its Outdoor Lacrosse program that will begin in mid April, with most games on Saturdays and Sundays. For children in grades 3 to 8, separate boys and girls teams. Cost: $74, $63 residents, plus $25 to become a US Lacrosse member. Information/registration: Rutland Rec office at 1 Deer Street, or www.rutlandrec.com.

 

Trail Crew

RUPERT Merck Forest and Farmland Center in Rupert is accepting registrations for its Summer Trail Crew for Teens program that will run from June 23 through Aug. 9. For high school students ages 14 through 18. Information/registration: Email volunteer@merckforest.org.

 

Essay/Coloring Contests

VERMONT The Heritage Family Credit Union is accepting entries for its Essay and Coloring Contests for children ages 7 through 12. The entry deadline is April 26. Information: 1-888-252-8932, or www.hfcuvt.com/contests.

 

Art Camp

MANCHESTER The Southern Vermont Arts Center off West Road in Manchester is accepting registrations for an April Break Art Camp for ages 6 through 11 that will run from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday, April 15 to 19. Information/ registration: Jennifer Grigsby at 802-367-1302, or email jgrigsby@svac.org.

 

Painting Classes

SALEM The Courthouse in Salem is accepting registrations for a series of “Creative Expression Painting” classes with Alaina Vooris for age 3 and older that will run from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturdays from April 13 through June 22. Cost: $10 per class, or $35 for all five sessions, including materials. Information/registration: 518-854-7053.

 

Spay the Mom

RUTLAND COUNTY The Rutland County Humane Society is offering a “Spay the Mom” program for county residents. Bring you mom cat or dog and her kittens or puppies to the shelter in Pittsford. The mom will be spayed and the kittens and puppies will be spayed and neutered, and put up for adoption. Information: 802-483-6700.

 

Bow Hunter Course

HARTFORD Registrations are being accepted for a Bow Hunter Safety Education Course that will be offered from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 27, at Hilltop Archery in Hartford. You must pre-register and pick up a manual in advance. Registration: 518-632-5430 by April 19.

 

Scholarships

SCHUYLERVILLE The Old Saratoga Historical Assn. will award the Francis Ostrander Scholarship of $350 to a member of the senior class at Schuylerville Central High School, and a $250 scholarship to the runner-up. Applicants must complete a 600-word essay on one of two topics and apply by May 10. Information: Pat Peck at 518-584-4129.

 

Pickleball

WILTON The Town of Wilton Recreation Dept. is accepting registrations (deadline April 24) for a Pickleball Tournament for men and women that will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, April 27 and 28, at Gavin Park. Cost: $22 entry fee, including polo shirt and light refreshments. Information/registration: 518-584-9455, Ext. 301.

 

NYC Trip

GLENS FALLS AREA The Angels Among Us Relay for Life Team is accepting reservations for a bus trip to New York City on Saturday, April 20. The bus will leave Aviation Mall at 6 a.m. and the Wilton Mall at 6:30 a.m., departing Bryant Park at 6 p.m. Cost: $45. Information/reservations: Rose Bain at 669-3402, or email krbain@roadrunner.com.

 

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.

 

Basket Raffle

GLENS FALLS The Greater Glens Falls Senior Center at 380 Glen Street in Glens Falls is holding a Basket Raffle. View 54 variety baskets from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, with the drawing on Tuesday, April 16. Cost: $5 for seven tickets.

 

Basket Raffle

SCHUYLERVILLE The Friends of the Schuylerville Public Library at 52 Ferry Street will hold a Basket Raffle on Friday, April 5. Information/time: 518-695-6641.

 

Rummage/Food Sale

PITTSTOWN A Rummage and Food Sale will be held at the Pittstown United Methodist Church Hall from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, April 5, and 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. April 6. Included will be a bake and food sale, clothing, jewelry, books, toys and household goods. Also, on Saturday, fill two bags for $2 each and get third bag free. Information: Viv at 518-663-5522.

 

Book Sale

HUDSON FALLS The Hudson Falls Free Library at 220 Main Street will hold an End-of-Winter Book Sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, April 5, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 6. Books for children and adults, movies, and books on CD will be available. Information: 518-747-6406, or email mgandron@sals.edu.

 

Chaffee Exhibition

RUTLAND The Downtown Chaffee at 75 Merchants Row in Rutland will host an exhibition titled, “The Art of Practice,” through Saturday, April 27. This show features the work of 10 female Vermont artists. Hours are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, and 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

 

Cancer Help

WHITEHALL Washington County Cares will host Audrey Shaw from the American Cancer Society with a talk on the Road to Recovery Program at 11:45 a.m. on Friday, April 5, at the American Legion Hall, 148 Main Street in Whitehall. This program provides rides for cancer patients to their treatments if they have no transportation. Information: Hellin LeClaire at 518-499-2482.

 

College Activities

BENNINGTON Activities will be held at Bennington College as follows: Lecture at 1 p.m. Friday, April 5; play, “Vinegar Tom,” at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 6; live-action story hour for children of all ages, 3 p.m. Sunday, April 7; and lecture at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 8. Information/details: www.bennington.edu.

 

Park Activities

GANSEVOORT The Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park in Gansevoort will offer the following activities: “Seeds and Pots: Starting Lupines” at Camp Saratoga, 2 p.m. Friday, April 5; Nature’s Homeschoolers (kindergarten through grade 4), 10:30 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, April 9, 80 Scout Road; “Conservation Conversation,” 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, 80 Scout Road; and “Saratoga Sandplains & WWPP History,” 1 p.m. Thursday, April 11, at Fox Parcel. Information/details: www.wiltonpreserve.org, link “calendar,” or 518-450-0321.

 

Thrift Shop Open

ARGYLE The Argyle Methodist Church Thrift Shop will be open from 2 to 5 p.m. on Friday, April 5, and 9 a.m. to noon April 6. This shop will be open on the first Friday each month and every Saturday.

 

Language Groups

MANCHESTER Free Foreign Language Conversation group sessions will be held at the Mark Skinner Library, 48 West Road in Manchester. The Spanish group will meet at 3 p.m. on Fridays beginning on April 5; German at 7 p.m. Tuesdays starting April 9; and French 7 p.m. Thursdays beginning April 11. Information: 802-362-2607.

 

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 April 5. 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.

 

Fundraiser

BOMOSEEN The Castleton Firefighters Assn. will host a Fundraiser from 5 to 10 p.m. on Friday, April 5, at the Fishtail Tavern on Route 30 in Bomoseen. Meals will be served and there’ll be raffle tickets and T-shirts for sale. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Basket Raffle

SCHUYLERVILLE The Friends of the Schuylerville Public Library will hold a Basket Raffle at 6 p.m. on Friday, April 5, at the library, 52 Ferry Street. Tickets will cost $2 each, and drawings will begin at 7:30 p.m. Information: 518-695-6641. Also, ask about the library’s poster contest for teens that will run from April 8 through May 25.

 

Vaccine Safety

GREENWICH Whipple City Family Chiropractic will screen a documentary on vaccine safety, “The Greater Good,” at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, April 5, at the Greenwich Library on Main Street. Family Chiropractic’s Dr. Tricia J. Nolan-Pasos will be on hand to answer questions following the screening. Information: 518-692-8584, or www.greatergoodmovie.org.

 

Spring Gala

MANCHESTER A “Swing into Spring” fundraising gala for the Manchester Elementary and Middle School will be held from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. on Friday, April 5, in the Yester House Gallery of the Southern Vermont Arts Center in Manchester. Featured will be live music by MEMS parents, a student art display, and the premier of a student-produced video of the latest technologies at the school. Cost: $50 in advance, $60 at the door. Tickets are available at the school office and at the Spiral Press Café of the Northshire Bookstore, and from Bill Drunsic at email drunsic@nerr.com.

 

Open Mic

CHITTENDEN An Open Mic will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 5, at the Church of the Wildwood, 347 Holden Road in Chittenden. Information: 802-483-2234.

 

Friday Bingo

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

 

Coupon Club

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

 

Health Documentary

SCHAGHTICOKE The Hoosick Valley Community Church at 2024 Route 40 in Schaghticoke will host a screening for the public of the documentary, “Genetic Roulette,” from 7 to 8:45 p.m. on Friday, April 5. This film details why there is an “epidemic of ill health sweeping the nation.” Cost: Donation, with proceeds benefiting the church’s mission trip to Ecuador in August. Information: 753-6984.

 

First Friday Event

GRANVILLE The Slate Valley Museum at 17 Water Street in Granville will host a First Friday event and art show from 7 to 9 p.m. on April 5. Featured will be fish relief sculptures created by Waterbury artist Rachel Laundon. Local fish such as pike, trout and bass will be included and her exhibition will run through April 30. Information: Museum at 518-642-1417, www.slatevalleymuseum.org, or www.rachellaundon.com.

 

Tin Pan Alley

POULTNEY The Green Mountain College Choir and guest musicians will perform Tin Pan Alley to great jazz standards from the 1940s and ‘50s at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 5, in Ackley Hall on the Green Mountain College campus in Poultney. Free and open to all.

 

Guitar Concert

TINMOUTH Internationally known guitarist Peter Griggs will perform in concert at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 5, at the Tinmouth Old Firehouse on Route 140 in Tinmouth. Guitar music from the Renaissance to jazz and bossa nova will be featured. Cost: $10. Homemade refreshments will be offered and there’ll be free tea and organic coffee. Information: www.tinmouthvt.org, or email oldfirehouseconcerts@gmail.com.

 

One-Act Plays

DORSET The Dorset Players will present its 10th Annual One-Act Play Festival at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, April 5 and 6, and 2 p.m. April 7, at the Dorset Playhouse, 104 Cheney Road. Cost: $10. Also, there’ll be a reception in the Playhouse cafe following the April 5 show. Information: Sheila Conway at 867-5570, or www.dorsetplayers.org.

 

Jazz Concert

CAMBRIDGE The Art Lande and Bruce Williamson Quartet will present a jazz concert at 8 p.m. on Friday, April 5, at the Hubbard Hall Mainstage, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Cost: $20; $18 members; $15 students. Information: 518-677-2495.

 

Saturday April 6

 

Empty Bowls

DORSET The Long Trail School off Route 30 on Kirby Hollow Road in Dorset will host “Empty Bowls at Long Trail School,” a fundraiser for several area food pantries, on Saturday, April 6. The $10 admission will include soup, bread, dessert, live entertainment and a handmade bowl to take home. Time/tickets/to volunteer: 802-867-5717, or email emptybowls05251@gmail.com.

 

Vaccination Clinic

PITTSFORD The Granville Veterinary Clinic/Large Animal will hold a Spring Vaccination Clinic on Saturday, April 6, in Pittsford, Vt. Pre-registration is required at 518-642-1676.

 

Bake Sale

GRANVILLE Melissa Allen will hold a Bake Sale and Bottle Drive at 9 a.m. on Saturday, April 6, at the Price Chopper Plaza in Granville. Maple products will be available, too. Proceeds will help support Melissa while she works at Word of Life this summer.

 

Book Discussion

POULTNEY The book discussion group will meet at 9 a.m. on Saturday, April 6, at the Poultney Public Library on Main Street. For discussion will be “Three Men in a Boat” by Jerome K. Jerome. Information: 802-287-5556, or www.poultneypubliclibrary.com.

 

Home/Rec Show

RUTLAND The Home Builders and Remodelers Association of Southern Vermont will host its 16th Annual Home and Recreation Show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 6, at the Spartan Arena behind the Diamond Run Mall off Route 7 in Rutland. Information: 802-773-0672, or www.cvthomebuilders.com.

 

Kitchen Garden

MANCHESTER Garden designer and author Ellen Ecker Ogden will lead a workshop, “Art of the Kitchen Garden,” at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 6, in the Hunter Seminar Room at Burr and Burton Academy, 57 Seminary Avenue in Manchester. Cost: $10 suggested, or pay what you can. Information: Rich Thompson Tucker at 802-867-4591, or email hellorichtt@hotmail.com.

 

Food Pantry

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

 

Basket Raffle

POULTNEY Team Makenzee Skye Brown will host a Basket Raffle to benefit the March of Dimes on Saturday, April 6, at American Legion Post 39, 689 Granville Street in Poultney. Doors will open at 10 a.m., with drawings at 1 p.m., and everyone will be welcome.

 

Basket Raffle

CASTLETON The Lakes Region Independent Ryders will host a Basket Raffle on Saturday, April 6, at American Legion Post 50 on Route 4A in Castleton. Doors will open at 11 a.m., with drawings at 1p.m. Cost: $5 first sheet of tickets; $2 each additional sheet. There’ll be other raffles, too, and food will be available. Information/to donate a basket: Dave at 802-786 -9785, or Bill at 802-468-5765.

 

Art Opening

MANCHESTER An opening reception for an exhibition titled, “Through the Lens” by natural history photographer Matthew Paul Lerman will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 6, at the Dorset Library. This exhibition will run through April. Meet Matthew, enjoy refreshments and purchase one of his works, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the library. Information: 802-867-5774.

 

Auction/Games/Food

POULTNEY The PTO will hold its Second Annual Silent Auction from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 6, in the gymnasium at the Poultney Elementary School. In addition to the auction, there’ll be children’s crafts and games, deejay music, and lunch choices including homemade mac ‘n’ cheese, chili, nachos and more. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Fly Tying

MANCHESTER Paul Sinicki will lead a Saltwater Fly Tying Class from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 6, at the American Museum of Fly Fishing in Manchester. Free admission. Information: 802-362-3300.

 

Book Discussion

GREENWICH Neil Gifford will lead a Book Discussion on “When the Killing’s Done” by T.C. Boyle at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 6, in the Hedbring Community Room at the Greenwich Library. Information: 518-692-7157, or www.Greenwich-library.org.

 

Community Day

BENNINGTON VSA Vermont, the state organization on arts and disability, invites everyone to a Community Day on Saturday, April 6, at the Bennington Museum, 75 Main Street, Route 9. There’ll be an artists reception from 2 to 4 p.m., an artist panel from 4 to 5 p.m., exhibitions, tours, and more. Free admission. Call the museum at 802-447-1571 for accessibility and accommodation requests. Information: www.benningtonmuseum.org.

 

Art Opening

ARLINGTON An opening reception for an exhibition of collages reflecting the poetry of Robert Frost by local artist Kathy Kosto and titled, “First Frost,” will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 6. This exhibition will run through April 28. You’ll find this event in the Canfield Gallery of the Martha Canfield Library, 528 E. Arlington Road in Arlington. Information: 802-375-6159.

 

Diversity Discussion

DORSET A discussion of Faith and Diversity will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 6, at the United Church of Dorset and East Rupert, off Route 30 at 143 Church Street in Dorset. This event will note that opponents of LGBTQ rights often use religious traditions to defend their positions, while many LGBTQ people of diverse beliefs return to faith for comfort and compassion. Free and open to all. Information: 802-867-2260, or email dorsetchurch@gmail.com.

 

Roast Beef

FORT MILLER Everyone is invited to a Roast Beef Dinner from 4:30 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 6, at the Fort Miller Reformed Church. Cost: $9 adults; $4 ages 3 to 10; free age 2 and younger.

 

Chicken/Biscuit

SOUTH HARTFORD Everyone is invited to a Chicken and Biscuit Dinner from 4:30 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 6, at the handicap-accessible South Hartford Church House, routes 40/196 and Gilchrist Hill Road. Takeouts will be available. Cost: $10; $5 ages 5 to 12; free 4 and younger. Information: MaryEllen Pike at 632-5993.

 

Roast Pork

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

 

Spaghetti Dinner

CASTLETON Castleton/Poultney Cub Scout Pack 122 will host a Spaghetti Dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 6, at American Legion Post 50 on Route 4A in Castleton. Proceeds will help the scouts attend summer camp this year.

 

Art Opening

SARATOGA SPRINGS An opening reception for an exhibition of paintings and pastels titled “Configurations” by artists Robert Carsten and Susan Stuart will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 6, at The Arts Center Gallery, 320 Broadway in Saratoga Springs. A discussion with the artists will precede the opening at 5:30 p.m. This exhibition will run through May 25. Information: 518-584-4132.

 

Author Visits

MANCHESTER John Elder Robison will present his new memoir, “Raising Cubby: A Father and Son’s Adventures with Asperger’s, Trains, Tractors, and High Explosives,” at 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 6, at the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester. Information: 802-362-2200, or www.northshire.com.

 

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. Information/tickets: 802-775-0903, or www.Paramountvt.org.

 

Metallica Tribute

WHITEHALL Meltdown on the Mettawee, a tribute to Metallica/Pantera, will be staged at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 6, at the Whitehall Athletic Club, 62 Poultney Street/Route 4 (age 16 and older). Cost: $17 in advance; $22 at the door. Information/tickets: 518-499-0134, or box office 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday.

 

Country Concert

SALEM Spurs USA, a professional Berkshires country music band, will present “The Many Faces of Classic Country-Western Music” at 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 6, at the Fort Salem Theater, 11 E. Broadway in Salem. Cost: $25, including $6 for refreshments. Coffee and dessert available at 7:30 p.m. Information/tickets: 518-854-9200, or www.fortsalemtheater.com.

 

Sunday April 7

 

Squad Breakfast

JOHNSONVILLE The Johnsonville Rescue Squad at 4 River Road invites everyone to a Pancake/French Toast Breakfast from 7:30 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, April 7. Cost: $6 adults; $3 children. Also, the squad will collect bottles and cans for recycling. Information: 753-9549.

 

FUNdraiser

GLENS FALLS The Glens Falls Medical Mission will host a Family FUNdraiser Fiesta from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 7, at the Glens Falls Civic Center. Featured will be food, games, prizes, a grand prize raffle, basket raffles, face painting, and a Guatemalan store. Free admission. Information: www.gfmmf.org.

 

Texas Hold’em

HUBBARDTON Hubbardton Center Grange 290 will host a Texas Hold’em on Sunday, April 7, at the Hubbardton Town Hall on Monument Hill Road. Doors will open at noon, with play at 1 p.m. Cost: $75 buy-in, no re-buys, with 75 percent of proceeds to players. A 50/50 drawing and refreshments, too. Information: Dwayne Gibbs at 802-273-2651.

 

Open House

HARTFORD The Nipper Knolls Therapeutic Riding Program will hold an Open House from noon to 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 7, at Burchland Country Experience in Hartford. This program offers an opportunity for children with special needs to experience the joy of horsemanship. Information: 518-642-2252, or email nipperknolls@yahoo.com.

 

Chamber Music

CAMBRIDGE Hubbard Hall Projects will present a Music from Salem chamber music concert, featuring the Boston Conservatory Honors String Quartet, at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 7, at Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Cost: Pay what you will/$20 recommended, at the door or in advance at 518-677-2495, or www.hubbardhall.org. Also, there’ll be an optional Musical Viennese Kaffeehaus benefit at 4 p.m. at the Rice Mansion Inn in Cambridge following the concert.

 

Earlier Hyde Talk

GLENS FALLS Frederick Fisher, director of The Hyde Collection from 1978 to 1989, will speak on “Memories of an Earlier Hyde” at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 7. This talk celebrates The Hyde’s 50th anniversary and it’s free with museum admission. You’ll find The Hyde at 161 Warren Street in Glens Falls. Information: 518-792-1761.

 

Film/Discussion

SARATOGA SPRINGS The documentary film, “A Reflection of Our Lives through Dance,” will be screened at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 7, at the National Museum of Dance, 99 S. Broadway in Saratoga Springs. This film depicts the lives and art of members of Figures in Flight 5 at the Woodbourne Correctional Facility. There’ll be a live performance by five of the members and a discussion will follow. Information/reservations:  518-584-2225, or www.dancemuseum.org.

 

Basket Party

WELLS The Section Eight Ryders will host a Basket Party on Sunday, April 7, at the Modern Woodmen of America Hall off Route 30 in Wells. Doors will open at 2 p.m., with drawings at 4 p.m. Cost: $5 first sheet of tickets; $2 each additional sheet. Buffet and raffle, too. Proceeds will benefit the club’s efforts to help those who are sick or hurt. Information/to donate a basket: Janice Rivers at 518-345-5078.

 

Country Dance

SCHUYLERVILLE The Country Round and Square Dance Association invites everyone to an Old-Style Country Dance from 2 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, April 7, at the American Legion Post on Clancy Street in Schuylerville. Music will be provided by the Ole Time Country band. A meeting will precede the dance at 1:30 p.m. and there’ll be a buffet at 3 p.m. (bring a dish to share). Cost: $5 adults; $2 ages 6 to 17; free 5 and younger. Information: Floyd at 747-6687, or Sandy at 824-3719.

 

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.

 

Benefit

KILLINGTON A benefit event for Vermont native Max Elles will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, April 7, at The Foundry at Summit Pond restaurant on the Killington access road (former Grist Mill). Max sustained a serious spinal injury while riding at Killington in December, 2012, and proceeds will benefit his recovery expenses. Featured will be hors d’oeuvres, live music, a silent auction and raffle, prizes (including a 2013-14 Killington seven-day pass, a snow cat ride, skis and ski gear, and more), and magic. Information: 802-422-3035.

 

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.

 

Monday April 8

 

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.

 

Job Ministry

SALEM The Salem United Methodist Church at 29 W. Broadway will hold a Job Networking Ministry on Monday, April 8 and 22. All who are unemployed, underemployed or unhappy with their current jobs are invited to register at 6 p.m., enjoy a free dinner at 6:30 p.m., and participate in resume and job search workshops. Information: 854-3203, or www.salemwestthebronumc.org.

 

Chorus Practice

RUTLAND The Rutland Curbstone Chorus will meet for practice at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 8, at Rutland High School. All males with an interest in barbershop singing are encouraged to join this fun group. Information: 802-273-2911.

 

Legion Bingo

CAMBRIDGE American Legion Post 634 at 2106 Route 22 in Cambridge will host Monday Bingo at 7 p.m. on April 8. This bingo is held each Monday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-677-8069.

 

Tuesday April 9

 

Women’s Health

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

 

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, April 9, 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.

 

Potluck Lunch

PAWLET The Haystack Hustler Seniors group will meet for a Potluck Lunch at noon on Tuesday, April 9, at the Pawlet Church on Route 133. Bring a dish to share. There’ll be a 50/50 raffle and items will be collected for the Pawlet Food Shelf.

 

Fun Band

EASTON The Greenwich Seniors Club will host the Moreau Fun Band in a 2 p.m. performance on Tuesday, April 9, at Burton Hall, Easton Town Hall. Most of the songs will be from the 1940s and earlier, along with familiar show tunes. Everyone will be welcome at this free event.

 

Author Visits

FAIR HAVEN Award-winning author Sara J. Henry will discuss her book, “Learning to Swim,” and the recently released sequel, “A Cold and Lonely Place,” at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 9, at the Fair Haven Free Library. A book signing and refreshments will follow and everyone will be welcome.

 

Fonts Class

MANCHESTER Lesley Noyes will lead an “All About Fonts” class from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 9, in the Hunter Seminar Room at Burr and Burton Academy in Manchester. Learn how to choose the correct typeface for your project. Cost: $20. Information/registration: Veronica VanDerMark at 802-768-8525, or www.greenmtnacademy.org.

 

Bingo at VFW

QUEENSBURY The Queensbury VFW at 32 Luzerne Road will host Tuesday Night Bingo at 7 p.m. on April 9. 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.

 

Poet Laureate

MANCHESTER Vermont Poet Laureate Sydney Lea will visit the Mark Skinner Library, 48 West Road in Manchester, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 9. Sydney will discuss what poetry can accomplish, how he came to the art of poetry, and conclude with a reading. Free and open to all. Information: 802-362-2607.

 

Chamber Music

NORTH CLARENDON The Mill River Chamber Ensemble will present “Here and There: Music of Vermont and the World” at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 9, in the auditorium of Mill River Union High School, 2321 Middle Road in North Clarendon. Cost: $5 at the door. Information: 802-775-1925.

 

Student Musical

ARLINGTON Arlington Middle School students will present the musical, “The Trial of the Big Bad Wolf,” at 7 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday, April 9 and 10, in the Mack Performing Arts Center at Arlington Memorial High School. Free and open to all. Information: Patti Cody at 802-375-2589, or email codyp@bvsu.org.

 

Wednesday April 10

 

Oceans Program

GLENS FALLS The Charles R. Wood Theater at 207 Glen Street in Glens Falls will present “Oceans are Talking,” a program for school audiences, on Wednesday, April 10. Information/time: 518-798-9663.

 

Women Meet

CASTLETON The GFWC Woman’s Club will meet at noon on Wednesday, April 10, in the Medical Chapel on the Castleton State College campus. Following a light luncheon and business meeting, cracker entrepreneur Whitney Lamy of Castleton will speak about her successful business and serve two new cracker flavors with local artisanal cheeses. Information: Linda at 273-2086.

 

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.

 

Dems Meet

GRANVILLE The Granville Democratic Committee will meet at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 10, at the Village of Granville Meeting Room, 51 Quaker Street, across from the Stewart’s Shop. All interested voters are invited to attend. Information: Nicholas Silitch at 642-8086.

 

Fly Tyers Meet

RUTLAND The Green Mountain Fly Tyers Club will meet at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 10, at the Godnick Center on Deer Street in Rutland. Paul Buccheri will lead a program on tying streamers. Bring your vise. Information: Eric Nelson at 468-5525.

 

Walk Fit Info

SCHUYLERVILLE Information for anyone interested in joining the Walk Fit activity will be provided at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 10, at the Schuylerville Public Library, 52 Ferry Street. Information: 518-695-6641.

 

Thursday April 11

 

Pre-K Registration

ARLINGTON Thursday, April 11, is the deadline to register your child for the Pre-Kindergarten Program at the Fisher Elementary School in Arlington. Eligible children must be age 4 by Aug. 31, 2013. Information/registration: Principal Deanne Lacoste at 802-375-6409, or email lacosted@bvsu.org.

 

Conversation Series

GLENS FALLS The Hyde Collection at 161 Warren Street in Glens Falls will continue its “Seeing Things: The Art of Love” conversation series with “Seeing Things Made by Women” from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, April 11. Free and open to all; bring a bag lunch. Information: June Leary at 518-792-1761, Ext. 327, or www.hydecollection.org.

 

Health Clinics

RUTLAND AREA The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice will offer Blood Pressure and Foot Care Clinics as follows: 12:30 p.m. Thursday, April 11, Castleton Meadows, Castleton; 10 a.m. Friday, April 12, Rupert Firehouse; 1:15 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, The Meadows (residents only), Rutland; and 3:15 p.m. April 17, The Gables (residents only), Rutland. Cost: $2 blood pressure; $5 foot care. Information: 802-775-0568.

 

Music History

RUTLAND Rip Jackson, minister of music at the Grace Congregational Church, will present a two-part series, “The History of Western Music in Performance,” from 1:30 to 3 p.m. on Thursday, April 11 and 25. You’ll find this activity that’s free and open to all at The Gables at East Mountain in Rutland. Information: Randi Cohn at 802-770-5275, or email rcohn@thegablesvt.com.

 

Fair at School

GRANVILLE Everyone is invited to the 21st Annual Science, Art and Technology Fair that will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 11, in the gymnasium at Granville Central High School on Quaker Street. On display will be projects created by students in preschool through grade 12. There’ll be a concession food stand in the school, and a Schwan frozen food sale in the school’s parking lot, both fundraisers.

 

Taste of Rutland

RUTLAND A Taste of Rutland Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 11, in the Martin McDonough Gymnasium at Mount St. Joseph Academy, 127 Convent Avenue in Rutland. Several area restaurants will provide signature dishes for this event. Cost: $25. Information/tickets (only advance tickets will be sold): 802-775-0151, Ext. 112, or email development@msjvermont.org.

 

Legion Meetings

ARLINGTON The Women’s Auxiliary will meet to nominate officers at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 11, at American Legion Post 69 in Arlington. Also meeting at 7 p.m. will be the Sons of the American Legion. Information: 802-375-6157.

 

Tea Party Meeting

FORT EDWARD The Washington County Tea Party Patriots will meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 11, at the Washington County offices, Building B basement training room, on Upper Main Street in Fort Edward. A family preparedness seminar will be presented by Charles Mach, a former U.S. Navy Seal, and Dan Colin, owner of the Emergency Preparedness Outlet off Exit 17 of the Northway. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Artist Reception

BENNINGTON A reception with Artists Mark Utter and Larry Bissonnette will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 11, at the Bennington Museum, 75 Main Street, Route 9. Both artists have current exhibitions at the Museum, both have difficulty communicating verbally, and they will talk with the audience through communication facilitators. Cost: $10; $8 members. Information: 802-447-1571, or www.benningtonmuseum.org.

 

Free Concert

GLENS FALLS A Live! Folklife Concert, featuring the Vermont-based band, Mayfly, will be presented from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, April 11, in the Community Room at the Crandall Public Library, 251 Glen Street in Glens Falls. Featured will be old-time New England and Appalachian music. Free and open to all. Information: 518-792-6508, Ext. 237.

 

Friday April 12

 

Art Deadline

SARATOGA SPRINGS Friday, April 12, is the deadline for students in grades 8 through 12 to enter “Horsing Around with the Arts: The 19th Annual Juried Student Art Show” that will open on Wednesday, April 24, at the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame, 191 Union Avenue in Saratoga Springs. Information: www.racingmuseum.org.

 

Cycling Race

CAMBRIDGE The Ninth Annual Tour of the Battenkill road cycling race will be held Friday through Sunday, April 12 to 14, in Cambridge. Age group and category races will be held on Friday and Saturday, while a new “gran fondo” classification, open to the public, will be on Sunday. Information/registration: www.tourofthebattenkill.com.

 

Rummage Sale

WELLS The Wells United Methodist Church at the green in Wells invites everyone to a Giant Spring Rummage Sale from 1 to 7 p.m. on Friday, April 12, and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday the 13th. Offered will be spring and summer clothing for men, women and children, along with handbags, bedding, shoes and boots. There’ll be a $3 bag sale on Saturday, too. Information: Phyllis at 802-325-3196.

 

Park Activities

GANSEVOORT The Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park in Gansevoort will offer the following activities: Fire tower climb, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 12 and 13, from Camp Saratoga parking lot 3; geocaching and orienteering, 10 a.m. Saturday, April 13, at Camp Saratoga North; and star party, 8:30 p.m. April 13, at Camp Saratoga South.   Information/details: www.wiltonpreserve.org, link “calendar,” or 518-450-0321.

 

Cub Scout Signup

GRANVILLE Cub Scout Pack 44 will sign up new members from 4 to 6 p.m. on Friday, April 12, at the Granville Baptist Church on Quaker Street. For boys entering grades 1 through 5 this fall. Information about summer camp programs will be available, too. Information: Call 855-SCOUT-NY, or visit www.trscouting.org.

 

Free Supper

ARLINGTON A free Community Supper will be served from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Friday, April 12, in the undercroft at St. James Episcopal Church, routes 7A and 313 in Arlington. Everyone will be welcome. Information: 802-375-9952, or www.stjamesarlingtonvt.org.

 

Teacup Auction

WELLS The Green Mountain Seniors group will host a Teacup Auction on Friday, April 12, at the Modern Woodmen of America Hall off Route 30 in Wells. Doors will open at 5:45 p.m., with drawings at 6:45 p.m. Cost: $1 for 10 tickets (get free tickets with a canned food donation for Our Neighbors’ Table food shelf), including free light refreshments and door prizes.

 

Casino Night

RUTLAND The Rutland County Humane Society invites everyone to a Casino Night from 6 to 10 p.m. on Friday, April 12, at the Holiday Inn off Route 7 in Rutland. Cost: $50 each or two for $90, including a buffet dinner, $20 in “pet dollars” for the casino, and dancing to live music by Brad Morgan. Door prizes, a 50/50 raffle, and cash bar, too. Tickets are available at the Society’s shelter, 765 Stevens Road in Pittsford, at The Pet Cage, 97 Crescent Street in Rutland, and at the Rutland Veterinary Clinic on E. Pittsford Road in Rutland. Information/sponsorships: Beth at 802-483-9171, or email shelterbeth@rchsvt.org.

 

Runners’ Social

QUEENSBURY the Adirondack Runners group will hold its Membership Social from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday, April 12, at Carl R’s in Queensbury. Members and those interested in running and walking programs and activities are encouraged to attend. Cost: Free, including drinks, refreshments and raffle prizes. Information: www.adirondackrunners.org.

 

Talent Show

NORTH CLARENDON The Show Me Gala Talent Show will be presented at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 12, in the auditorium at Mill River Union High School, 2321 Middle Road in North Clarendon. Featured will be a variety of Vermont talent. Information: Bear Irwin at 802-775-3451, Ext. 224, or email birwin@rssu.org.

 

Saturday April 13

 

Weekend Workshops

WEST RUTLAND The Carving Studio and Sculpture Center in West Rutland will offer the following workshops: “Iron Casting” and “Ancient Art of Mosaics” Saturday and Sunday, April 13 and 14, and “Carving in Alabaster” on Saturday and Sunday, April 20 and 21. Information/registration: 802-438-2097, or email info@carvingstudio.org.

 

Church Breakfasts

GRANVILLE The ladies of the South Granville Congregational Church will meet for breakfast at 8 a.m. on Saturday, April 13, at AJ’s Restaurant off Quaker Street in Granville. And from 8 to 9 a.m. on April 13, 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.

 

Business Show

POULTNEY The Poultney Area Chamber of Commerce will host a business show, “Spotlight on Business: Alive and Strong!” from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 13, at St. Raphael’s Parish Hall off E. Main Street in Poultney. Featured will be alternative energy/weatherization, business finance, local food (tasting 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.), art, and more. Information: Mary Lee Harris at 802-287-4114, or email stitchywomen@myfairpoint.net.

 

Rabies Clinic

WHITEHALL Washington County Public Health will hold a Rabies Clinic for dogs, cats and ferrets from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 13, at the Whitehall Town Garage on Route 4. Bring proof of any prior rabies vaccinations and all pets must be on a leash or in a carrier. Free and open to all. Information: 518-746-2400.

 

Artist Reception

RUPERT The Rupert Kittay Library at 2827 Route 153 in Rupert will host an Artist Reception with Sandgate photographer James Link from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 13. Photographs taken during James’ world travels will be featured and everyone will be welcome. Information: www.rupertkittaylibrary.org.

Energy Expo

GREENWICH A Greenwich Energy Expo will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 13, at the Greenwich High School. Featured will be vendors, speakers, and discussions on energy reduction techniques for homes and businesses.

 

Spinning Guild

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

 

Basket Party

WELLS The Mettawee Mudcats baseball club will host a Basket Party fundraiser on Saturday, April 13, at the Modern Woodmen of America Hall off Route 30 in Wells. Doors will open at 11 a.m., with drawings at 1 p.m. Cost: $5 first sheet of tickets; $3 each additional sheet. Lunch and refreshments will be available for purchase. Information: Kristen at 518-396-9297, or Tina at 518-361-6088.

 

Texas Hold’em

ARLINGTON American Legion Post 69 in Arlington invites everyone to a Texas Hold’em at noon on Saturday, April 13. Information: 802-375-6157.

 

Free Concert

MANCHESTER The Manchester Music Festival Quintet will present a Free Concert at 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 13, at the Mark Skinner Library, 48 West Road in Manchester. Information: www.mmfvt.org.

 

Turkey Dinner

HARTFORD Everyone is invited to a Turkey Dinner from 4 to 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 13, at the United Methodist Church, 47 Route 23 in Hartford. Cost: $9 adults; $4 ages 5 to 12; free 4 and younger. There’ll be a food sale, too.

 

Supper Benefit

TINMOUTH A Tasting Supper will be served at 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 13, at the Tinmouth Community Center. Choices will include shepherd’s pie, baked ziti, chicken pie, and more. There’ll be a 50/50 raffle, and silent auction, too. Proceeds will go toward rebuilding the dairy barn on the JonDee Farm owned by John and Dee Marro that recently burned. Cost: Donation. Supper information: Gail Fallar at 446-2870, email gfallar@vermontel.net. Auction information: Sherri Ruane at 446-3105, email shr8378@aol.com. Also, checks payable to John Marro may be mailed to Cathy Reynolds, 143 Channel Road, Tinmouth, Vt. 05773.

 

Hymns/Dinner

HEBRON The East Hebron United Presbyterian Church on Route 22 in Hebron invites everyone to a Spring Hymn Sing and free Chicken and Biscuits Dinner on Saturday, April 13. Dinner will be at 5:30 p.m. and the sing at 6:30 p.m. Information: 518-642-2672.

 

Spring Auction

HOOSICK FALLS St. Mary’s Academy at 4 Parsons Avenue in Hoosick Falls will host a Spring 2013 Auction on Saturday, April 13. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and bidding on a range of valuable items will start at 7 p.m. with auctioneer Ron Seifert. Admission: $5, including a bidding number and food. A cash bar will be available. Information: Pat Hayes at 518-686-4314, or email smaspringauction@yahoo.com.

 

Legion Dance

SCHUYLERVILLE American Legion Post 278 at 6 Clancy Street in Schuylerville invites everyone to a 1950s and 60’s Dance Music event with Gus & Band from 6 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, April 13. Cost: $5. Food will be available for purchase, too.

 

Mozart Opera

MANCHESTER Mozart’s timeless opera, “Cosi Fan Tutte” (Thus Do They All), will be presented at 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 13, in the Riley Center for the Arts at Burr and Burton Academy in Manchester. Cost: $18 adults; $12 senior citizens; $9 students. Information/tickets: 802-549-8118, or www.bbatickets.com.

 

Folk Music

SALEM Bob Warren and his six-piece band will present a pre-release preview of his all-new folk music CD at 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 13, at the Fort Salem Theater, 11 E. Broadway in Salem. Cost: $25, including $6 for refreshments. Coffee and dessert available at 7:30 p.m. Information/tickets: 518-854-9200, or www.fortsalemtheater.com.

 

Sunday April 14

 

Pancake Breakfast

ARLINGTON An all-you-can-eat Pancake/French Toast Breakfast will be served from 8 to 10 a.m. on Sunday, April 14, at American Legion Post 69, 54 Legion Road in Arlington. Cost: $5. Everyone will be welcome. Information: 802-375-6157.

 

Sunday Breakfast

VALLEY FALLS The Ladies Auxiliary invites everyone to a Pancake/French Toast Breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, April 14, at VFW Post 1938 on Poplar Avenue in Valley Falls. Cost: $7 adults; $3 children.

 

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, April 14. Cost: $7 adults; $3.50 ages 3 to 10; free 2 and younger. This breakfast is held on the second Sunday each month, with few exceptions. Information: 802-265-7983.

 

Adirondack Fiddlers

SCHUYLERVILLE All fiddlers young and old are invited to a new style and Old Tyme Fiddling event from noon to 5 p.m. at the American Legion Hall on Clancy Street. Guests can take part in round and square dancing too. Information: 518-274-6817.

 

Family Day

GLENS FALLS A free Family Discovery Day activity for all ages, “Art in 3-D,” will be held at 1 p.m. on Sunday, April 14, at The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren Street in Glens Falls. See sculptures with a museum educator and maybe one of the sculptors, and make a 3-D person, place or thing in the studio. Information: 518-792-1761, Ext. 17, or www.hydecollection.org.

 

Baskets for Ben

LAKE GEORGE The Ben Osborn Memorial Fund will hold its Third Annual Baskets for Ben Fundraiser from 2 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, April 14, at the Queensbury Country Club, 907 Route 149 in Lake George. Featured will be valuable gift baskets, a buffet, live music, raffle prizes, a 50/50, Froggy 107.1 radio, and more. Cost: $20, including the buffet and door prizes. Information: William Osborne at 518-223-0621, or 518-792-4514.

 

College Activities

BENNINGTON Activities will be held at Bennington College as follows: Live-action story hour, 3 p.m. Sunday, April 14; artists’ talk, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 16; discussion on “Stories from Death Row,” 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 17; poetry reading and discussion, 7 p.m. April 17; and throat singing concert, 7 p.m. Thursday, April 18.     Information/details: www.bennington.edu.

 

Monday April 15

 

Spaghetti Benefit

GRANVILLE Everyone is invited to a Spaghetti Dinner on Monday, April 15, 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. Proceeds will benefit sixteen-year-old Tiffany Carrera’s liver transplant expenses.

 

Potluck Supper

HEBRON Everyone is invited to a Potluck Supper at 6 p.m. on Monday, April 15, at the East Hebron United Presbyterian Church on Route 22 in Hebron. Bring a dish to share to this event that will be held on the third Monday each month, with few exceptions. Information: 518-854-7017, 854-9383.

Comedic Basketball

HUDSON FALLS The Harlem Ambassadors comedic basketball team will perform at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 15, at Hudson Falls High School. Children will be invited to sit on the bench with the players and get involved in the team’s fun routines. Cost: $10 adults; $8 senior citizens and students; free age 4 and younger; $30 family package of four tickets. Information/tickets: 746-2390, or the EOC offices at 383 Broadway in Fort Edward.

 

Tuesday April 16

 

Women’s Health

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

 

Genealogy Group

SCHUYLERVILLE The Genealogy Group will meet at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, April 16, at the Schuylerville Public Library, 52 Ferry Street. Information: 518-695-6641.

 

Legion Bingo

ARLINGTON Bingo will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 16, at American Legion Post 69, 54 Legion Road in Arlington. Doors will open at 6 p.m., with bingo at 7 p.m., food will be available for purchase, and everyone will be welcome. Information: 802-375-6157.

 

Artist Speaks

RUTLAND Fran Bull will speak about the making of her art installation in Flanders Fields…a work that combines sculpture, etching, film and music…from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 16, at the Chaffee Downtown Art Center, 75 Merchants Row in Rutland. Information: 802-775-0356, or www.chaffeeartcenter.org.

 

Wednesday April 17

 

Trees Program

GREENWICH Tree surgeon and arborist Donald W. Dulmer will present a Program on Trees at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 17, in the Community Room at the Greenwich Library including pruning and shaping, injections and maintenance, planting and care of new trees, diseases, and tree preservation. Questions/answers will follow at this event that’s free and open to all.

 

Astronomy Club

SALEM The Salem Astronomy Club will meet at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 17, at the Historic Salem Courthouse. Everyone with “an interest in the evening skies” will be welcome and you don’t need to own a telescope to join this club that meets on the third Wednesday each month, with few exceptions. Information: Courthouse at 854-7053, or email wfrederi@gotsky.com.

 

AA Meetings

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

 

Thursday April 18

 

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.

 

Free Concert

GLENS FALLS A Live! Folklife Concert, featuring the Burlington bluegrass/folk quintet, PossumHaw, will be presented from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 18, 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 April 19

 

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 April 19. This meal is served each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-2482.

 

Pizza at Elks

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

 

Friday Bingo

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

 

Family Movie

SCHUYLERVILLE A Family Movie Night, featuring a PG-rated film running 169 minutes, will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 19, at the Schuylerville Public Library, 52 Ferry Street. Bring popcorn to this free event that’s open to all. Information: 518-695-6641.

 

Saturday April 20

 

Food Pantry

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

 

Sunday 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.

 

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, April 21, at the American Legion Post on Clancy Street in Schuylerville. Music will be provided by the Ole Time Country band. Cost: $5 adults; $2 ages 6 to 17; free 5 and younger. Information: Floyd at 747-6687, or Sandy at 824-3719.

 

Monday April 22

 

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.

 

Job Ministry

SALEM The Salem United Methodist Church at 29 W. Broadway will hold a Job Networking Ministry on Monday, April 22. All who are unemployed, underemployed or unhappy with their current jobs are invited to register at 6 p.m., enjoy a free dinner at 6:30 p.m., and participate in resume and job search workshops. Information: 854-3203, or www.salemwestthebronumc.org.

 

Legion Bingo

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

 

Tuesday April 23

 

Bingo at VFW

QUEENSBURY The Queensbury VFW at 32 Luzerne Road will host Tuesday Night Bingo at 7 p.m. on April 23. Cards go on sale at 5:30 p.m. and home-cooked meals will be available. This bingo is held each Tuesday, with few exceptions, and everyone will be welcome.

 

Book Discussion

SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville Public Library Book Club will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 23, at the library, 52 Ferry Street. For discussion will be Alan Bradley’s “A Red Herring without Mustard.” Information: 518-695-6641.

 

Wednesday April 24

 

Health Clinics

RUTLAND AREA The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice will offer Blood Pressure and Foot Care Clinics at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 24, at the Godnick Center in Rutland, and 9:30 a.m. Thursday, April 25, at the Appletree Apartments in Fair Haven. Cost: $2 blood pressure; $5 foot care. Information: 802-775-0568.

 

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.

 

Music History

RUTLAND Rip Jackson, minister of music at the Grace Congregational Church, will present the second part of a two-part series, “The History of Western Music in Performance,” from 1:30 to 3 p.m. on Thursday, April 25. You’ll find this activity that’s free and open to all at The Gables at East Mountain in Rutland. Information: Randi Cohn at 802-770-5275, or email rcohn@thegablesvt.com.

 

Free Concert

GLENS FALLS A Live! Folklife Concert, featuring original and old-time music by the Saratoga Springs-based group, Quickstep, will be presented from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 25, 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 April 26

 

Legion Dance

ARLINGTON A Spring Fling Dance with D.J. Wooddell will be held at 8 p.m. on Friday, April 26, at American Legion Post 69, 54 Legion Road in Arlington. Cost: $10; $15 per couple. Everyone will be welcome. Information: 802-375-6157.

 

Sunday April 28

 

Country Dance

SCHUYLERVILLE The Country Round and Square Dance Association invites everyone to an Old-Style Country Dance from 2 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, April 28, at the American Legion Post on Clancy Street in Schuylerville. Music will be provided by the Ole Time Country band. Cost: $5 adults; $2 ages 6 to 17; free 5 and younger. Information: Floyd at 747-6687, or Sandy at 824-3719.

 

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 9

 

Conversation Series

GLENS FALLS The Hyde Collection at 161 Warren Street in Glens Falls will continue its “Seeing Things: The Art of Love” conversation series with “Young at Art” from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, May 9. Free and open to all; bring a bag lunch. Information: June Leary at 518-792-1761, Ext. 327, or www.hydecollection.org.

 

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.

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