Community Calendar 4/11/13

 

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.

 

Rotary Dinner

SALEM Everyone is invited to a “Recipes from Around the World” Rotary International Dinner that will be served from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 11, at the First United Presbyterian (White) Church in Salem. Takeouts will be available. Cost: $10 or larger donation plus item(s) for the Salem Food Pantry; $5 ages 6 to 9; free 5 and younger. Proceeds will benefit the Rotary’s Foreign Exchange Program at Salem High School.

 

 

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.

 

Dinner/Program

HEBRON The Hebron Preservation Society invites everyone to its Spring Carry-in Dinner and program (braided rugs by Lorraine Bardin) at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 11, in the Fellowship Hall at the East Hebron United Presbyterian Church, 6559 Route 22 in Hebron. Bring a dish to pass (vegetable side dish or salad, or dessert, and your place setting; beverages will be provided). Information: 518-642-3465.

 

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

 

Summer Camps

MANCHESTER Hildene in Manchester is accepting registrations for a “Farm Camp” for children entering grades 2 through 4 that will be offered July 15 to 19 and July 22 to 26. Also available is “Always Artful” for ages 9 and 10 that will run Aug. 5 to 9. Information/registration: Diane Newton at 802-367-7965, or email dianenewton@hildene.org.

 

Videofest

CASTLETON Castleton State College and Vermont Public Television invite Vermont high school students to enter the 18th Annual Castleton Videofest. Submit DVDs in any of four categories, including documentary, experimental/animation, narrative fiction, and public service announcements/advertisements. A $500 scholarship will be awarded to the first place winner in each category. The deadline to enter is Monday, April 22. Information: Samantha Green at 802-468-6156, or email samantha.green@castleton.edu.

 

Soccer

RUTLAND The Rutland Recreation and Parks Dept. will offer Spring Outdoor Soccer for ages 4 through 12 beginning on April 27 at the polo fields. Information/registration: Visit the Godnick Adult Center at 1 Deer Street, or www.rutlandrec.com.

 

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.

 

Bake Sale

SCHAGHTICOKE The Valley Falls Women’s Club will hold a Baked and Home-prepared Foods Sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, April 12, at M&T Bank, corner of routes 40 and 67 in Schaghticoke. Proceeds will benefit the Military Mom group that sends items to our troops worldwide.

 

County Exhibit

GLENS FALLS The Chapman Museum and the Warren County Records Center will present an Exhibit of the county’s rare manuscripts, maps and legal documents through Sept. 1 at the museum, 348 Glen Street in Glens Falls. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. Information: 518-793-2826, or www.chapmanmuseum.org.

 

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.

 

Art Reception

GLENS FALLS An opening reception for an exhibition of stitched and drawn works titled, “Bits and Pieces,” will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, April 12, at the Lapham Gallery on City Park in downtown Glens Falls. Also, there’ll be a gallery talk at 5 p.m., and local musician Millie Goble will entertain at the opening. This exhibition will run through May 10. Information: 518-798-1144, Ext. 2, or www.larac.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.

 

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

 

Paperback Sale

GRANVILLE As April showers fall, grab your umbrella and boots and head over the Pember Library, 33 West Main Street in Granville on Saturday, April 13 for the annual Spring Paperback Sale sponsored by the Friends of the Pember Library. There will be an extensive selection of gently read paperback books which include fiction, non-fiction and children’s titles. From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., regular sized paperbacks will be priced at just $.25 or 5/$1.00.  Large paperbacks will cost $.50.From 2-3 p.m., there will be a $1.00 bag sale.  Bags will be provided. Don’t miss this excellent opportunity to pick up lots of new titles for your springtime reading.

 

Outdoor Activities

GLENS FALLS/SARATOGA The Glens Falls-Saratoga Chapter of the Adirondack Mountain Club will offer the following outdoor activities: Bushwhack Saturday, April 13; Hike/Snowshoe Sunday, April 14; and Walk/Hike Tuesday, April 16. Information/details: www.adk-gfs.org.

 

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.

 

Coin Drop

GRANVILLE The junior and senior class of Granville High School will hold a coin drop throughout the village on Saturday, April 13 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Collected money will go toward an after prom party, and there will be other fundraising activities coming up.

 

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.

 

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, April 13. Cost: $5; free age 5 and younger.

 

Trail Cleanup

HUDSON FALLS A “Clean Sweep” cleanup of the Glens Falls Feeder Canal Towpath Trail will be held from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 13. Volunteers will meet at Murray Park on Route 4 in Hudson Falls (behind Jack ‘n’ Jill Ice Cream). Bring gloves, rakes, small saws and clippers; trash bags will be provided and pizza will be served following the cleanup. Information/pre-registration: Feeder Canal Alliance at 792-5363, or email jwilliams@feedercanal.org.

 

Bottle Drive

ARLINGTON Students in the Chinese Club at Arlington Memorial High School will hold a Bottle Drive from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 13. Students will collect bottles throughout the community and there’ll be a truck collecting bottles at the high school driveway. Proceeds will support the students’ trip to China. Information: Cheryl Cornwell at 802-375-2589, Ext. 108, or email cornwellc@bvsu.org.

 

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.

 

Benefit Basket Party

COMSTOCK A basket party will be held on Saturday, April 13, at PK Hill in Comstock. Doors will open at 11 a.m. and drawings will begin at 1 p.m. Admission costs $5 and includes a sheet of tickets; additional tickets will be available for $2. Proceeds will help pay for Sadie Sheldrick’s trip to Western Canada as a People to People Student Ambassador.

 

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.

 

Cancer Benefit

HARTFORD A Leukemia Cancer Benefit for Asa Wright will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 13, at the Hartford Tavern, 77 Christian Hill Road in Hartford. Cost: $15. Featured will be a pig roast, 50/50 raffle, horseshoe tournament, auctions, and the Freedom Hawk Band will play from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Information: 518-932-9702, or 518-791-0668.

 

Free Concert

MANCHESTER The Manchester Music Festival Quintet will present a Free Concert for teens, “Musical Jokes: Classical Music with a Sense of Humor,” at 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 13, at the Mark Skinner Library, 48 West Road in Manchester. Information: www.mmfvt.org.

 

Chicken and Biscuit

PITTSTOWN Everyone is invited to a Chicken and Biscuit Supper from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 13, at the Pittstown United Methodist Church Hall off Route 7. Eat in or take out. Cost: $10 adults; $5 ages 5 to 12; free 4 and younger. Reservations suggested with Bev at 518-663-5607.

 

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.

 

Dinner/Basket Raffle

WHITEHALL A Spaghetti with Meatballs Dinner and Basket Raffle will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 13, at Howie’s Bar and Grill on Main Street in Whitehall. Takeouts will be available; call 499-9969. Cost: $8, with proceeds benefiting the Northeast Kidney Foundation.

 

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.

 

Talent Show/Auction

SALEM The Salem Courthouse Community Center at 58 E. Broadway will host an Elementary Talent Show at 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 13. Students in grades 3 through 6 will bring the stage to life with song and dance. A dessert auction will follow with a variety of home-baked goods. Proceeds will benefit the 2013 Lunch, Learn and Play summer enrichment program that will run from July 1 through Aug. 9.

 

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.

 

Healing Service

DORSET Rev. Dr. James H. Gray invites those in need of spiritual, physical or mental healing to a Healing Service at 10 a.m. on Sunday, April 14, at the United Church of Dorset and East Rupert, off Route 30 at 143 Church Street in Dorset. Information: 802-867-2260.

 

Benefit Basketball

BENNINGTON The Nursing Student Organization at Southern Vermont College will host a 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament for age 17 and older at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, April 14, at the Mountaineer Athletic Center on the Southern Vermont College campus in Bennington. Registration will begin at 11 a.m. and Bennington community members are invited to participate. Cost: $5 per student, $8 community member, with proceeds benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Registration: www.svc.edu/clubs/nursing. Information: Morgan Lamb at email mlamb@svc.edu or Devan Yoder at dyoder@svc.edu.

 

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.

 

Meal/Taize Service

HOOSICK FALLS Everyone is invited to St. Mark’s Episcopal Church at 70 Main Street in Hoosick Falls for a Community Meal, followed by a meditative and musical Taize service, at 5 p.m. on Sunday, April 14. Handicap accessible. Information: 686-4982.

 

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.

 

Reel Librarians

MANCHESTER A “Reel Librarians” double-feature film screening will be held on Tuesday, April 16, at the Mark Skinner Library, 48 West Road in Manchester. “Desk Set,” the Tracy/Hepburn classic will be shown at 4 p.m., with Parker Posey in “Party Girl,” described by Rolling Stone as “smart, sexy and playfully hip,” at 6 p.m. Free and open to all. Information: 802-362-2607.

 

Legion Bingo

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

 

Quilters Meet

RUTLAND The Maple Leaf Quilters Guild will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 16, at the Christ the King Parish Hall, S. Main Street in Rutland. Sarah Ann Smith, a quilt artist from Maine, will discuss her design process and techniques and there’ll be ad digital and “live” trunk show of her quilts. Cost: $4 for nonmembers. Information: www.mapleleafquilters.org.

 

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

 

Park Activities

GANSEVOORT The Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park in Gansevoort requests that volunteers register by Wednesday, April 17, for the planting of lupine seeds at Old Gick Farm, and trail clearing for a boardwalk at Opdahl Farm, that will be done at 9 a.m. on Saturday, April 20. Information/registration: 518-450-0321, or www.wiltonpreserve.org.

 

Dining/Dancing

RUTLAND The Rutland County Women’s Network and Shelter is requesting reservations by Wednesday, April 17, for “Denim and Diamonds,” an evening of dining and dancing, that will be held at 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 27, at The Palms Restaurant in Rutland. A silent auction, too. Cost: $30, with proceeds benefiting the women’s shelter. Information/reservations ($55 for two tickets if purchased by April 17): 802-775-6788. To donate an auction item, email Jennifer Firpo at rcwnsjennifer@yahoo.com. Sponsorships: Email Marianne Kennedy at mariannekennedy@gmail.com.

 

Quilting Workshop

RUTLAND The Maple Leaf Quilters Guild will sponsor a Hawaiian Applique by Machine Workshop with Sarah Ann Smith from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 17, in the Leahy Conference Room at Rutland Regional Medical Center. Learn techniques that simplify a traditional and complex quilting style. Cost: $55; $50 Guild members. Pre-registration is required with Lauren at 802-353-3377, or email lauren.lasante@gmail.com.

 

Seniors Meet

GREENWICH The Greenwich Seniors Club will meet for a Sandwich Lunch at noon on Wednesday, April 17, at the VFW Hall on Abeel Avenue in Greenwich. Also, Ed Wood and friends will provide a square dancing demonstration following lunch.

 

Health Event

CASTLETON The Castleton Community Center on Route 4A will host a “Here’s to Your Health!” event from 1 to 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 17. Information will be provided by a panel of medical doctors and health care professionals from the Castleton Family Health Center, Rutland Regional Medical Center, a cardiac clinic, and the Vermont Orthopedic Clinic. Information: 802-468-3093.

 

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. Included will be 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

 

Artist Talk

CASTLETON An artist talk with Poultney photographer/artist Alan Nyiri will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 18, in the Christine Price Gallery at Castleton State College’s Casella Theater. Alan’s photography exhibition, “The Vermont Barn,” will run through May 18 at the Price Gallery and everyone will be welcome.

 

Farmers’ Workshop

POULTNEY The Poultney Mettowee Natural Resources Conservation District will host a “Conserving Natural Resources for Our Future” workshop from 1 to 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 18. For operators of small and large farms, and beginner and experienced farmers, this workshop will be held in the East Room of Withey Hall and at the Cerridwen Farm of Green Mountain College in Poultney. Reservations are requested at Cyd Groff at 802-287-8339, or Jennifer Alexander at 802-558-6470.

 

Annual Lecture

POULTNEY Dr. Alan Goldberg, professor of toxicology and founding director of Johns Hopkins’ The Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing, will deliver the annual Thomas L. Benson Lecture at 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 18, in Ackley Hall at Green Mountain College in Poultney. Free and open to all and a reception will follow the talk.

 

Chicken and Biscuit

GRANVILLE Everyone is invited to a Chicken and Biscuit Dinner from 4 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 18, at the Slate Valley Masonic Center, 95 North Street in Granville. Takeouts will be available. Cost: $9 adults; $4 ages 5 to 12; free 4 and younger.

 

Gallery Opening

MANCHESTER The Greater Manchester Arts Council will host a gallery opening event with painter Gabi Moore from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 18, at Equinox Village, 49 Maple Street in Manchester. See Gabi’s art and enjoy live music and hors d’oeuvres at this event that’s free and open to all. Reservations are requested with Ashley at 802-362-4061.

 

Thrift Shop

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

 

Health Session

BUSKIRK The Buskirk Better Living Center at the Buskirk Seventh-day Adventist Community Church, 2176 W. Hoosick Road, corner of routes 67 and 103, will host a session titled, “Hypertension: Taking the Pressure Off,” from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 18. Learn how to naturally lower your blood pressure at this free event that’s open to all. Information/registration: 518-686-4524.

 

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.

 

Vermont’s Flood

PAWLET The Pawlett Historical Society will host historian Nicholas Clifford with a talk on “Vermont’s Flood of 1927: A New Look,” at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 18, at the Pawlet Public Library. Free and open to all and refreshments will be served. Information: Steve Williams at 802-645-9529, or email voorburg00@comcast.net.

 

Friday April 19

 

AC Trip

SCHUYLERVILLE/SARATOGA Sal’s Pals is accepting reservations for a Trip to Atlantic City that will be held Sunday through Tuesday, May 19 to 21. Boarding will be at 7:30 a.m. at the Wilton Mall. Cost: $194. Information/reservations: 695-4481.

 

Skene Manor Open

WHITEHALL Skene Manor at 8 Potters Terrace in Whitehall will open for the season at noon on Friday, April 19. Free tours of this historically preserved Victorian mansion will be offered and lunch will be available in the tea room. There’s a gift shop, too, and ongoing hours will be noon to 4 p.m. Friday through Sunday. Information: 518-499-1906,

or www.skenemanor.org.

 

College Events

BENNINGTON The following events will be held at Bennington College: Lecture 1 p.m. Friday, April 19; lecture 7 p.m. Monday, April 22; documentary filmmaking talk 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 23; and poetry reading and discussion 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 24. Information/details: www.bennington.edu.

 

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.
Chili Supper

CAMBRIDGE The Cambridge Historical Society and Museum invites everyone to its annual Chili Supper from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, April 19, at the society’s building on Broad Street in Cambridge. Cost: $6. Ice cream sundaes will be provided by Stewart’s and there’ll be a 50/50 raffle, too.

 

Five-band Concert

GRANVILLE Sideshow Productions will present a Five-band Concert at 6 p.m. on Friday, April 19, at the Granville Youth Center on W. Main Street. Headlining will be the band, “If We Sleep.” Cost: $8 in advance at 518-742-6221, or $10 at the door (10 percent of proceeds will benefit the Granville High School band). Also, ink and piercing will be provided by Ink Sanity at this event (must be age 18 or older for ink and piercing).

 

Free Movie

HOOSICK FALLS The Hoosick Falls Central School PTA and the Hoosick Federal Credit Union will host a free screening of “Wall-E” at 6 p.m. on Friday, April 19, in the school’s auditorium. The late film critic, Roger Ebert, described this film as “an enthralling animated film, a visual wonderment and a decent science-fiction story.”

 

4-H Auction

BRUNSWICK The Rensselaer County 4-H Teen Council will host its annual Auction on Friday, April 19, at the Brittonkill Elementary School on Route 2 in Brunswick. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m., with bidding starting at 7 p.m. Dinner, dessert and refreshments will be available, too. Information: Cornell Cooperative Extension at 518-272-4210.

 

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.

 

Dinner at VFW

VALLEY FALLS VFW Post 1938 in Valley Falls invites everyone to a  Dinner at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 19. Cost: $14. The Post plans to serve a dinner on the third Friday each month, with few exceptions. Information: 518-753-7707.

 

Free Concert

POULTNEY The Green Mountain College and Community Concert Band will present its annual Spring Concert at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 19, in the college’s Ackley Hall on the campus in Poultney. Featured will be selections from Carl Orff’s famous Carmina Burana, along with a collection of Welsh battle marches, whimsical French folk songs, and more. Free and open to all.

 

Acoustic Music

TINMOUTH The Vermont band, Atlantic Crossing, will perform in concert at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 19, at the Old Firehouse Stage on Route 140 in downtown Tinmouth. Traditional songs and acoustic New England music will be featured. Cost: $10. Refreshments will be available, too. Information: www.AtlanticCrossingVt.com.

 

Saturday April 20

 

Outdoor Activities

GLENS FALLS/SARATOGA The Glens Falls-Saratoga Chapter of the Adirondack Mountain Club will offer the following outdoor activities: Hiking, Saturday and Sunday, April 20 and 21, and Saturday, April 27; walking/hiking, Tuesday, April 23 and Tuesday, April 30. Information/details: www.adk-gfs.org.

 

Basket Raffle

CASTLETON A Basket Raffle will be held on Saturday, April 20, at American Legion Post 50 on Route 4A in Castleton. Doors will open at 11 a.m., with drawings at 1 p.m. Cost: $5, including a sheet of tickets, $2 each additional sheet, with proceeds benefiting the Rutland Relay for Life, Foley Family Companies Team. There’ll be a 50/50 raffle, lottery tree, and refreshments available for purchase, too. Information: Amy at 802-558-5006.

 

Chicken Barbecue

JOHNSONVILLE Christ Methodist Church in Johnsonville invites everyone to its annual Chicken Barbecue on Saturday, April 20. Cost: $10 for drive-through service only. Information/time: 753-4070.

 

Townwide Cleanup

GRANVILLE

On Saturday, April 20, the Granville FFA, Granville town and village boards and Washington County have put together another Granville community service day.  Volunteers can use their tools or those provided. Meet down at Veteran’s Park at 8 a.m.  T-shirts commemorating the day and your participation will be given out at the beginning of the day, and there will be a free barbeque lunch at noon.

 

Quilters Meet

ARGYLE The Highland Quilters Guild will meet at 9 a.m. on Saturday, April 20, at the Methodist Church in Argyle. Members of the Capital District Quilt Study Group will be guests and guild members are asked to bring pre-1950s quilts for display and discussion.

 

Townwide Cleanup

HARTFORD

The town of Hartford will hold a town-wide cleanup day on Saturday, April 20 from 9 a.m. to noon. Volunteers can meet at the town garage, and there will be a free, hot dog lunch at noon.

 

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, April 20. The pantry is open on the third Saturday each month. Information: 753-6984.

 

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.

 

Poetry/Collage Talk

ARLINGTON An artist’s talk, “Frost to Frost: Poetry and Collage in Dialogue,” will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 20, at the Martha Canfield Library, 528 E. Arlington Road in Arlington. Free and open to all and refreshments will be served. Information: 802-375-6159, or www.marthacanfieldlibrary.org.

 

Art Reception

CAMBRIDGE An opening reception for an exhibition of sculpture and ceramics by Teru Simon, and paintings by Francine Panely, will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 20, at the Valley Artisans Market’s Small Gallery, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Information: 518-677-2765.

 

Tri-Tip Barbecue

CAMBRIDGE Cambridge Pee Wee Football will host a Tri-Tip Barbecue at 4 p.m. on Saturday,

April 20, in the parking lot of the Cambridge Central School. Information/reservations: Diane Bouplon at 518-686-0150, or Christy Toleman at 518-677-2168.

 

Turkey Dinner

QUAKER SPRINGS The handicap-accessible Quaker Springs United Methodist Church, six miles south of Schuylerville on Route 32, invites everyone to an all-you-can-eat Roast Turkey Dinner from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 20. Takeouts will be available. Cost: $9 adults, $5 ages 5 to 12, free 4 and younger, at the door. There also will be a silent auction.

 

Chicken Barbecue

SARATOGA SPRINGS The Saratoga Springs United Methodist Church off Northway Exit 14 at Henning Road and Fifth Avenue in Saratoga Springs invites everyone to its 11th Annual Chicken Barbecue from 4 to 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 20. Cost: Free-will offering, with proceeds benefiting homeless people.

 

Pancake Supper

ARGYLE Everyone is invited to an all-you-can-eat Pancake Supper from 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 20, at American Legion Post 1815 on Route 40, Sheridan Street, in Argyle. Information: Gary Gilchrist at 638-8603.

 

Turkey Supper

CAMBRIDGE The South Cambridge United Methodist Church invites everyone to a Turkey Supper at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 20, at the Pleasant Valley Grange, intersection of routes 59 and 74. Information: 518-677-5227.

 

Singer/Comedienne

SCHUYLERVILLE Singer/comedienne Laura Roth will perform in concert at 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 20, in the auditorium at Schuylerville High School. Cost: $14; $12 senior citizens and students. Reservations strongly suggested at 695-5480.

 

Mercer Songs

SALEM Four Broadway performers will present a new musical revue, “Echoing Back: The Songs of Johnny Mercer,” at 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 20, 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 21

 

Pancakes, Waffles

SCHAGHTICOKE Victor Masonic Lodge will serve a buffet-style Pancake/Belgian Waffle Breakfast from 7:30 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, April 21, at the lodge across from the Hoosic Valley Central School on Route 67 in Schaghticoke. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Pancake Breakfast

WEST PAWLET The West Pawlet Volunteer Fire Dept. invites everyone to a Pancake Breakfast from 7:30 a.m. to noon on Sunday, April 21, at the West Pawlet Firehouse on Route 153, Main Street. Cost: $7 age 12 and older; $5 ages 5 through 11; free age 4 and younger. Information: Tom Collard at 802-645-0839, or email wpvfd@yahoo.com.

 

Pancake Breakfast

HARTFORD The Hartford Volunteer Fire Company and Auxiliary invites everyone to an all-you-can-eat Pancake Breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, April 21, at the Community Hall, routes 40 and 149 in Hartford. Cost: $6 adults; $3 ages 5 to 13; free 4 and younger.

 

Country Breakfast

GANSEVOORT The Gansevoort Volunteer Fire Dept. invites everyone to an all-you-can-eat Country Breakfast with pancakes, omelets and more from 8 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, April 21, at the Gansevoort Firehouse. Cost: $8 adults; $7.50 age 55 and older; $6 ages 5 to 12; free 4 and younger.

 

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 April 21. Omelets, pancakes and more will be served at $6 per person, $5 senior citizens, and $4 children.

 

Motorcycle Swap

RUTLAND Fat Tom’s Annual Motorcycle Swap Meet will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, April 21, in the Royce Mandigo Arena at the Vermont State Fairgrounds on Route 7 in Rutland. Bike show entry fee: $5. Free vendor space. Tattoo contest. General admission: $5; free age 9 and younger. Information/vendor space: Tom or Tina at 802-468-5877, or email fattom@myfairpoint.net.

 

Park Clean Sweep

SCHUYLERVILLE A Canal Clean Sweep will be held at 10 a.m. on Sunday, April 21, at Hudson Crossing Park in Schuylerville. Help clear trails, plant, and build. Information: www.hudsoncrossingpark.org.

 

Basket Party

GREENWICH The Greenwich Elks Auxiliary invites everyone to its annual Basket Party at 1 p.m. on Sunday, April 21, at the Greenwich Elks Lodge. Cost: $5 admission includes a light lunch. Proceeds will go toward scholarships for students in Greenwich, Argyle, Cambridge, Schuylerville and Salem.

 

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.

 

Chamber Music

SALEM The Salem Courthouse Community Center’s Sunday Chamber Music Series will present works by Beethoven, Schubert, Haydn and Stravinsky at 3 p.m. on April 21. Cost: $20, or $45 for concerts on April 21, May 19 and June 9; $5 for music students. Information/tickets: 518-854-7053, or at the door.

 

Boat Restoration

CAMBRIDGE Reuben Smith will present a slideshow and talk about the restoration of a matched pair of 1926 racing sailboats that are historic to Long Island Sound and Lake George at 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 21. You’ll find this free event in the Freight Depot Theater/Gallery of Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Information: 518-677-2495, or www.hubbardhall.org.

 

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.

 

Park Activities

GANSEVOORT The Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park in Gansevoort will offer an Earth Day Scavenger Hunt at the Fox Parcel at 4 p.m. on Monday, April 22. Identify flora and fauna while putting your senses to the test. Information/registration: 518-450-0321, or www.wiltonpreserve.org.

 

Spaghetti Benefit

GRANVILLE A benefit Spaghetti Dinner will be held on Monday, April 22, 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, with proceeds benefiting Ron and Bernadette Woods with their high medical expenses, and expenses due to related trips to doctors in New Hampshire. Information/advance tickets: 518-642-2728.

 

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.

 

Guiana Talk

GREENWICH The Greenwich Library will host local science educator Howard Romack with a talk on “French Guiana: Gateway to Amazonia” at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, April 22. You’ll find this event in the library’s Hedbring Community Room. Information/registration: 518-692-7157, or www.Greenwich-library.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.

 

Chamber Music

GLENS FALLS The deBlasiis Chamber Music Series will present Ann Alton on violoncello and pianist Gabrielius Alekema from 7:30 to 10 p.m. on Monday, April 22. You’ll find this concert in the Froehlich Auditorium at The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren Street in Glens Falls. Cost: $25; $5 students with identification. Information/tickets: 518-792-2383.

 

Tuesday April 23

 

Seniors Meet

WEST PAWLET The Haystack Hustler Seniors will meet for lunch at noon on Tuesday, April 23, at the Mettawee Community School on Route 153 in West Pawlet. A presentation by the students will follow, there’ll be a 50/50 raffle, and you are asked to bring a food item for the Pawlet Food Shelf. Lunch cost: $3.50 suggested. Information: Phyllis at 325-3196.

 

Recognition Tea

GLENS FALLS The staff and board of directors of The Hyde Collection invite all Hyde volunteers to a Volunteer Recognition Tea from 3 to 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 23, at the Queensbury Hotel. Information/reservations: 518-792-1761, Ext. 323.

 

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.

 

MSJ Meetings

RUTLAND AREA Mount St. Joseph Academy of Rutland will host Meet and Greet events for new and prospective students from 7 to 9 p.m. as follows: Tuesday, April 23, at the Proctor-Pittsford Country Club in Pittsford; Thursday, April 25, Sugar and Spice Restaurant, Route 4, Mendon; and Monday, April 29, Blue Cat Bistro, 575 Main Street, Castleton. Reservations: Email Keturah Tallon at ktallon@msjvermont.org.

 

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.

 

Know Your Body

CASTLETON The Castleton Community Center on Route 4A will host a “Know your Body, Inside and Out” event from 1 to 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 24. Optometrist Tina Keshava will answer questions on ocular health, while audiologist Mitchell B. Kramer will enable you to see inside your ear canals and eardrums and recommend any needed evaluations. Balance assessments also will be available. Cost: $3. Information/registration: 802-468-3093.

 

Egypt Program

GRANVILLE The Pember Museum at 33 W. Main Street in Granville will host a free “Walk like an Egyptian” program from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 24. Learn about Egyptian writing and make a bookmark of your name in hieroglyphics. For children of all ages. Information: 518-642-1515.

 

Roast Beef

VALLEY FALLS Everyone is invited to a Roast Beef Dinner on Wednesday, April 24, at the Valley Falls United Methodist Church, 16 State Street in Valley Falls. Seating will be at 5 and 6 p.m., with takeouts available at 5 p.m. Cost: $12 adults; $6 ages 6 to 10; free 5 and younger. Reservations are suggested with Sharon or Bob at 753-6053.

 

Adult Comedy

RUTLAND The Vermont Actors’ Repertory will stage the adult comedy, “The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife,” at 7:30 p.m. April 24 through 27 and May 2 through 4, and 2 p.m. April 28, at the Paramount Brick Box Theatre on Center Street in Rutland. Cost: $15; dinner/theatre package, $30. Information/tickets: 802-775-0903.

 

Hubbard Hall Play

CAMBRIDGE The Tony Award winning play, “Shirley Valentine,” will be staged at 7:30 p.m. on April 24 (pay what you will open rehearsal), and 8 p.m. April 25 and 27, May 3, 4, 10 and 11, and 2 p.m. April 28, May 5 and 12 at Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Opening night dinner April 25, too. Cost: $25; $22 members; $15 students and children; $18 subscribers. Information/tickets: 518-677-2495.

 

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.

 

Saturday April 27

 

Trail Work

GLENS FALLS/SARATOGA The Glens Falls-Saratoga Chapter of the Adirondack Mountain Club will perform Trail Work at Tongue Mountain at 9 a.m. on Saturday, April 27. Contact project leader Tom Ellis at 638-8395, email hola@hughes.net for details. Information: www.adk-gfs.org.

 

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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