Community Calendar 5/2/13

 

Thursday May 2

 

Catamount Exhibit

BENNINGTON An exhibition on the “Disappearance of the Catamount from Vermont” will be on display from May 2 through July 30 at the Bennington Museum, 75 Main Street, Route 9. Information: 802-447-1571, or www.benningtonmuseum.org.

 

Walk Fit Group

SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville Public Library’s Walk Fit group will meet at 8 a.m. on Thursday, May 2 and 9, at the library, 52 Ferry Street. And beginning on May 28, this group will meet at 8 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Information: 518-695-6641.

 

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 May 2. All proceeds will benefit the library’s programs and materials.

 

Free Supper

ARLINGTON A free Community Supper will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 2, 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.

 

Branding Workshop

GLENS FALLS LARAC will offer a workshop for not-for-profit organizations titled, “What’s Your Brand,” from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, May 2, at its Lapham Gallery, 7 Lapham Place on City Park in downtown Glens Falls. Cost: $10; free LARAC members. Information: 518-798-1144, Ext. 2.

 

 

Watercolor Class

HOOSICK FALLS A Watercolor Class will be offered from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, May 2, at the HAYC3 Armory in Hoosick Falls. Adults and high school students with all painting experience levels will be welcome. Information/reservations: Jason Jansen at 518-686-9050.

 

Legion Auxiliary

FAIR HAVEN American Legion Auxiliary Unit 49 will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 2, at American Legion Post 49, 72 S. Main St. in Fair Haven. Nominations and elections will be held at this meeting. This auxiliary meets on the first Thursday each month. Information: 802-265-7983.

 

Happiness Talk

MANCHESTER Tibetan Buddhist scholar and teacher Anyen Rinpoche will speak on “Authentic Happiness” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 2, at the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester. He invites people of all beliefs to this talk. Information: 802-362-2200.

 

Legion Meetings

POULTNEY Meetings will be held as follows at American Legion Post 39, 689 Granville Street in Poultney: Sons of the American Legion, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 2; Ladies Auxiliary, 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 7; and regular Legion meeting, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 9. Information: 802-287-5229.

 

Friday May 3

 

Casino Trip

VICTORY MILLS The Victory Mills Fire Dept. is accepting reservations for its Seventh Annual Trip to the Mohegan Sun Casino for age 21 and older that will run from 6 a.m. to midnight on Saturday, May 11. Cost: $40, including a $15 meal coupon and $15 in free bets. Information/reservations: Brian Baker at 858-6110.

 

Golf Benefit

RUTLAND Mount St. Joseph Academy is accepting registrations through May 3 for its annual Spring Golf Tournament that will be held on Friday, May 10, at the Proctor-Pittsford Country Club. This will be a scramble (captain and crew) format, with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. Cost: $40 per golfer; $35 members. Information/registration: John Valente at 459-2727, or MSJ Development at 775-0151.

 

Golf Benefit

BENNINGTON Bennington Project Independence/Adult Day Service and The Bank of Bennington are accepting registrations for “Swing into Spring: The Second Annual BPI Golf Tournament that will be held on Friday, May 10, at the Mt. Anthony Country Club in Bennington. Information/registration/sponsorship opportunities: 802-442-8136, or www.bpiads.org.

 

Arts Camp

SARATOGA SPRINGS Saratoga Arts at 320 Broadway in Saratoga Springs is accepting registrations for its 2013 Summer Camp Program for ages 5 through 15 that will run from July 8 through Aug. 20. Information/registration: 518-584-4132, or www.saratoga-arts.org/education/artcamps.

 

Steam Punks Workshop

WEST RUTLAND The Carving Studio and Sculpture Center at 636 Marble Street in West Rutland is accepting registrations for a workshop titled, “Calling all Steam Punks!” with Mathieu Poster that will be held on Saturday and Sunday, May 25 and 26. Information/registration: 802-438-2097, or email info@carvingstudio.org.

 

Chaffee Opening

RUTLAND The newly renovated Chaffee Mansion at 16 S. Main Street in Rutland, home of the Chaffee Art Center, will reopen on Friday, May 3. May 3 also will be opening day for the Annual Student Art Show exhibition featuring works by local students in grades kindergarten through 12 and home school students (grade school works will be at 16 S. Main Street while high school works will be at the Chaffee Downtown location, 75 Merchants Row). There’ll be an opening reception from 5 to 8 p.m. with live music and treats. Information: Main Street at 802-775-0356, downtown at 775-0062, or www.chaffeeartcenter.org.

 

K Registration

WEST PAWLET The Mettawee Community School on Route 153 in West Pawlet will hold Kindergarten Registration from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Friday, May 3. Children must be age 5 by Sept. 1, 2013, to register. Bring the child’s birth certificate and immunization records. Appointments are requested at 802-645-9009.

 

Book Sale

RUTLAND The Friends of the Rutland Free Library will hold a Spring Fling Book Sale from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday, May 3, and 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday the fourth, at the library, 10 Court Street. Books, puzzles, CDs and DVDs for all ages will be available, with most items priced from 25 cents to $3. Information: 802-773-1860, or www.rutlandfree.org.

 

Myths and Hymns

BENNINGTON A musical performance of “Myths and Hymns” by Adam Guettel will be presented at 8 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday, May 3 to 5, in the Lester Martin Theater, VAPA, at Bennington College. Greek myths and antique hymns will be featured. Information/tickets: 802-440-4572, or email tickets@bennnington.edu.

 

Thrift Shop Open

ARGYLE The Argyle Methodist Church Thrift Shop will be open from 2 to 5 p.m. on Friday, May 3, and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 4. This shop will be open on the first Friday each month and every Saturday.

 

Stoneware Collectors

BENNINGTON The Stoneware Collectors’ Group will meet at 4 p.m. on Friday, May 3, at the Bennington Museum, 75 Main Street, Route 9. Barbara and Charlie Adams will present a program on “Rockingham Glazed Pottery made in Bennington” that will be included with the $10 admission to the museum. Immediately after the talk there’ll be a group dinner at the Madison Brewing Co. in Bennington. Information: 802-447-1571, or www.benningtonmuseum.org.

 

Auction Benefit

GRANVILLE The Section Eight Ryders will host an Auction Fundraiser at Fran’s Auction Barn on Holcombville Road in North Granville on Friday May 3. Viewing will begin at 5 p.m., with the auction at 7 p.m. Proceeds will benefit Jay and Lorri Smith with expenses related to the sudden death of their 18-year-old son, JJ. Information/to donate an auction item: Janice Rivers at 518-345-5078.

 

Art Opening

BRANDON An art exhibition opening will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, May 3, at the Brandon Artists Guild, 7 Center Street. Featured will be unique mobiles by Patty Sgrecci of Cornwall and vibrant watercolors by Lyn DuMoulin of Brandon. This exhibition will run through July 2. Information: 802-247-4956, or www.brandonartistsguild.org.

 

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).

 

Class of 1963 Reunion

GRANVILLE The Granville High School class of 1963 will hold an informal gathering at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 3, at Bernardo’s Restaurant in Granville. And, the class’ 50th reunion will be held on Saturday, May 4, in Lake George. Information: Carole (Bascom) McDonald at email cbascom.mcd217@yahoo.com.

 

Art Reception

POULTNEY An opening reception for an exhibition titled, “Aquarian Visions: An Exploration of Watercolor and Imagination,” by class of 2013 student Annie Parham, will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, May 3, in the William Feick Arts Center at Green Mountain College in Poultney. Free and open to all. Information: 802-287-8398, or email feick@greenmtn.edu.

 

Pre-Derby Party

HOOSICK FALLS The Derby Community Club will celebrate its 78th anniversary with a Pre-Kentucky Derby Party from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, May 3, at the Polish Hall, 12 Mechanic Street in Hoosick Falls. Featured will be live music, appetizers, a cash bar, raffles, a hat contest, and a Kentucky Derby pool. Tickets will be available at Thorpe’s Pharmacy, Gail Morin’s Beauty Shop, the Polish Hall, and at the door.

 

Author Visits

MANCHESTER Rob Williams will discuss his new book, “Most Likely to Secede,” at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 3, at the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester. Information: 802-362-2200.

 

Open Mic

CHITTENDEN An Open Mic will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 3, at the Church of the Wildwood, 347 Holden Road in Chittenden. Cost: Free-will donation, with a portion benefiting local charities dealing with hunger. The first 12 performers contacting Donna Martin at 802-483-2234, email dmartin@sover.net, will get a 10-minute reserved time slot.

 

Coupon Club

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

 

First Friday

GRANVILLE First Friday will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. on May 3 at the Pember Library and Museum, 33 W. Main Street, and at the Slate Valley Museum, 17 Water Street, both in Granville. The Slate Valley Museum will hold an opening for a new exhibition, “Economic Geology: A Study Through Photography…Photographs and Geological Studies from Post Civil War to Early 1900s.” Information: Pember at 518-

642-2525, or Slate Valley Museum at 642-1417.

 

Jazz Concert

TINMOUTH Vermont vocalist Jenni Johnson will perform American jazz classics along with blues, swing and funk music at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, May 3, at the Old Firehouse on Route 140 in Tinmouth Center. Cost: $10 at the door. Dessert and beverages will be available. Information: Jo Reynolds at 802-446-3457, or www.tinmouthvt.org/MainPages/Events/OldFirHouse.php.

 

Little Theater Play

FORT EDWARD The Hudson River Shakespeare Company will stage “You Know I Can’t Hear You When the Water’s Running” at 8 p.m. on Friday, May 3, 2 and 8 p.m. May 4, and 2 p.m. Sunday, May 5, at the Little Theater on the Farm, 27 Plum Road in Fort Edward. Cost: $10; $8 senior citizens. Information: 518-747-3421, or www.littletheater27.org.

 

Comedy

CAMBRIDGE The Theatre Company at Hubbard Hall will present Christine Decker in a one-character comedy, “Shirley Valentine,” at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 2 p.m. Sundays, through May 12. Cost: $25. Information/tickets: 518-677-2495, or www.hubbardhall.org/theatre.

 

Moonfest

BENNINGTON Moonfest, an evening of music by student bands, will be presented at 9 p.m. on Friday, May 3, in the DownCaf at Bennington College. Information: www.bennington.edu.

 

Saturday May 4

 

N.Y. Park Day

NEW YORK STATE Saturday, May 4, will be “I Love My Park Day” in the state of New York. Volunteers will meet at state parks and historic sites to help spruce up parkland and beaches, plant trees and gardens, restore trails and wildlife habitat, and more. Sign up at your nearby state park or historic site and be entered for a chance to win a $100 camping prize. Information: 518-434-1583, or www.ptny.org.

 

Soccer Classic

WILTON The 15th Annual May Day Soccer Classic will be held on Saturday, May 4, at Gavin Park in Wilton. More than 100 top boys’ and girls’ soccer club teams will compete. Free admission and parking. Information: www.swysc.net.

 

Breakfast/Lunch

FORT ANN During the Fort Ann Townwide Garage Sale Weekend there’ll be an all-you-can-eat Breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday, May 4 and 5, at the Fort Ann Firehouse. Cost: $7 adults; $4 age 12 and younger. Lunch will be available both days, too, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., including Italian sausage/peppers/onions, hamburgers, chicken tenders, and more. Also, bring a table and sell your garage sale items inside if you like. Information: 639-8811.

 

Farmers’ Market

GLENS FALLS The Glens Falls Farmers’ Market will hold a Customer Appreciation Day from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 4, outdoors at the South Street Pavilion. Free samples of homemade treats and face painting will be featured.

 

Fan Festival

RUTLAND The Downtown Rutland Partnership will host the Second Annual Devil’s Bowl Downtown Fan Festival from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 4, along Merchants Row in downtown Rutland. About 50 stock racing cars and drivers are expected to participate and you’ll have a chance to win a Devil’s Bowl Speedway 2013 season pass. Free admission. Information: 802-773-9380, or www.rutlanddowntown.com.

 

Free Clothing

WHITEHALL Free spring and summer clothing for children will be offered from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 4, at the Kids’ Clothing Closet of the Grace Baptist Church, 12 Queen Street in Whitehall. Donations of gently worn clothing in sizes infant through teen, on hangers if possible, will be accepted from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, May 2, and 6 to 8 p.m. May 3, at the church. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Business Expo/Fair

SCHAGHTICOKE The Second Annual Spring Small Business Expo and Craft Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, May 4 and 5, indoors at the Schaghticoke Fairgrounds, 69 Stillwater Bridge Road. A wide range of products and services and food will be available. Free admission. Information: Mary at 518-753-4411, Ext. 13, or email manager@schaghticokefair.org.

 

Rabies Clinic

HUDSON FALLS 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, May 4, at the Kingsbury Highway Garage on Dix Avenue in Hudson Falls. 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.

 

5K Lioness Run

GRANVILLE The 18th Annual Granville Area Lioness Club Run for the Community, a 5K race, will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 4, beginning and ending at the Hook and Ladder Firehouse, corner of Quaker Street and Potter Avenue in Granville. Awards will be presented, pre-registrants will receive a T-shirt, and there’ll be refreshments after the race. Entry fee: $15 in advance; $20 race day. Information/advance registration: Phil at 232-7040, or online at www.adirondackrunners.org.

 

Gardening/Books

HOOSICK FALLS Master Gardener Marylou Town will speak on and demonstrate “The Beginner’s Garden” at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 4, at the Cheney Library on Classic Street. Following this activity, there’ll be a “Books are Fun” event at the Hoosick Falls Firehouse where Beverly White will have a display of books and spring items.

 

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.

 

Native Plant Sale

GREENWICH The Battenkill Conservancy and the Battenkill Branch YMCA will host a Native Plant Sale from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 4, at 184 Main Street in Greenwich. Native plants and shrubs will be available, along with information on creating rain gardens and stream buffers using native plants. Information: Email battenkillconservancy@gmail.com, or visit www.battenkillconservancy.org.

 

 

Truck Day

CASTLETON Everyone is invited to “Truck Day: Chrome, Steel and Lore” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 4, at the Castleton Elementary School off Route 30. Visit with truck owners and enjoy truck crafts, truck-themed books, play sand (bring your toy trucks), a bake sale, and picnic lunch food. Completed “passports” that were stamped at each vehicle will be rewarded with prizes. Cost: Free, $1 donation suggested to support town library children’s programs. Information: Jan Jones at 802-468-5574, Sue Day at 468-2203, or email  castletonfreelibrary@gmail.com.

 

Rummage Sale

ARLINGTON St. James Episcopal Church on Route 7A in Arlington invites everyone to its annual Rummage and White Elephant Sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 4. Lunch will be available for purchase and a bag sale will begin at 1:30 p.m. Information: 802-375-9952, or www.stjamesarlingtonvt.org.

 

Bike-A-Thon

WELLS The Modern Woodmen of America Jr. Service Club will hold a Bike-A-Thon at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 4, at the Modern Woodmen building off Route 30 n Wells. The event will benefit the food pantries in Wells, Pawlet and Rupert. Participants are asked to bring their bikes, helmets and sponsor sheets for some fun laps and exciting prizes for those who raise the most donations, either cash or non-perishable food items, with each item equaling $1. Checks can be made out to the Modern Woodmen of America Jr. Service Club, and donations can be flat or per lap. Information: Email kayakcrew@gmail.com or call 518-642-9283.

 

Basket Party/Raffle

POULTNEY A Basket Party and Raffle will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 4, at St. Raphael’s Parish Hall in Poultney. The raffle prizes will include a Nexgrill four-burner gas grill and a seven-piece patio dining set. Raffle tickets, at $5 each or three for $10, are available at Tot’s Diner on Main Street in Poultney, and will be available at the church. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Art Opening

DORSET The Dorset Library will welcome its Artist of the Month, Angela Arkway, at an opening reception from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 4. Angela originally worked in watercolor but now favors pastel painting. Everyone is invited.

 

Basket Raffle

HARTFORD The Hartford Central School Junior and Senior Basket Raffle will be held from noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 4, in the cafeteria at the school, 4704 Route 149. Drawings will begin at 1:30 p.m. Free coffee and cookies will be served. Cost: $5 admission, $2 per sheet of tickets, with proceeds benefiting the junior senior prom. Information/to donate a basket: Andrea Stoddard at 632-5222, Ext. 313, or email astoddard@hartfordcsd.org.

 

Music Festival

BENNINGTON Sunfest, Bennington College’s annual music festival, will be held from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 4, on the college’s Commons Lawn. Bands also will perform at 9 p.m. in the Student Center on campus. Information: www.bennington.edu.

 

Argyle Sports

ARGYLE A free event, “Argyle Sports: Past, Present and Future,” will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 4, at the Argyle Central School. An exhibit highlighting 75 years of sports in Argyle will be featured and there’ll be alumni softball, volleyball and basketball games. Refreshments will be offered for purchase. Information/to sign up for an alumni team: Patty Hammond at 638-8362, or Diana Eggleston at 638-6207.

 

Library Volunteers

GREENWICH The Friends of the Greenwich Free Library Gill Room will host a reception at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 4, in the library’s Hedbring Room. Honored will be Doretta Wever, Jane Whitaker, and June Keller who have volunteered many hours of time to establish the Gill Room, researching and cataloging Greenwich history, and repairing and preserving old manuscripts on Greenwich history. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Chicken Barbecue

ARGYLE The annual Spring Chicken Barbecue will be held from 4 p.m. until sold out on Saturday, May 4, at the Argyle Firehouse on Route 40, north of the village. Eat in or take out. Cost: $10. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Derby Day

SALEM The Second Annual Kentucky Derby Day will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 4, at the home of Cindy Spence in Saratoga Springs. Featured will be delicious food, fun betting, and viewing of the Derby. Wear Derby finery, including hats, if you like. Cost: $25, with proceeds benefiting the Courthouse Community Center in Salem. Information/tickets: 518-854-7053.

 

Brewfest

GLENS FALLS The Fourth Annual Glens Falls Brewfest will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, May 4, at the Queensbury Hotel, 88 Ridge Street in Glens Falls. More than 50 local and national breweries will be represented. Cost: $35 in advance, $40 at the door, including beer tasting, a souvenir tasting glass and complimentary food from area restaurants. Also, designated driver tickets will be available at the door for $10 each, including complimentary food tasting, water and soda. Tickets are available at the Cooper’s Cave Ale Company, 2 Sagamore Street, 518-792-0007, at Davidson Brothers Brewery and Restaurant, 184 Glen Street, 518-743-9026, and online at www.glensfallsbrewfest.org.

 

Derby Party

SARATOGA SPRINGS The Third Annual Kentucky Derby Party will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, May 4, at the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame, 191 Union Avenue in Saratoga Springs. Cost: $75. Information/tickets: Old Friends at Cabin Creek, 518-698-2377, or Hall of Fame at 518-584-0400, Ext. 102.

 

Ham Dinner

WHITEHALL Everyone is invited to a Ham Dinner from 4:30 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, May 4, at the Whitehall Methodist Church, off Route 12 at 56 Greenmount Cemetery Lane. Cost: $10 adults and takeouts; $5 age 9 and younger. And at 6 p.m. there’ll be a screening of the play, “Noah.” Information: 518-499-0851.

 

Roast Pork

PAWLET The Ladies’ and Gentlemen’s Supper Club invites everyone to a Roast Pork Dinner at 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 4, 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.

 

Recycled Art

SCHUYLERVILLE An artists’ reception for Hudson Crossing Park’s recycled art show in celebration of Earth Day will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 4, at Espressohuis in Schuylerville. A variety of works by more than a dozen highly talented artists will be featured. Information: Phyllis Bader-Borel at 582-1254, or email info@hudsoncrossingpark.org.

 

Spaghetti Benefit

BENSON Everyone is invited to a Spaghetti with Meatballs Dinner from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, May 4, at the Benson Community Hall. Cost: $8, $6 age 11 and younger, with proceeds supporting Kaleb LaRock’s trip to New Zealand and Australia to represent the United States in wrestling. You’ll also receive a chance to win a trip for two to the 2013 Down Under Sports Competition in Australia and Hawaii, or a five-day cruise for two.

 

Sunday May 5

 

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, May 5. Cost: $6 adults; $3 children. Also, the squad will collect bottles and cans for recycling. Information: 753-9549.

 

Tailgate Sale

SCHAGHTICOKE The Brunswick Grange will hold its annual Spring Agricultural Tailgate Sale from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 5, at the Schaghticoke Fairgrounds, routes 40 and 67 (rain or shine). More than 50 vendors will offer chickens, ducks, geese, pigeons, vegetables, plants, flowers and other agricultural items (no dogs, cats, puppies or kittens). Vendor space: $15. Refreshments available, too. Information: 279-9113.

 

Prayer for Farmers

WELLS Everyone is invited to gather at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church off the green in Wells to pray for farm families in the Wells area, and all who work the land worldwide, at 9 a.m. on Sunday, May 5. A service and coffee will follow.

 

Road Race

NORTH BENNINGTON The Steve Zemianek/Bennington Road Race (3.8K and 10K races) will be held at 10 a.m. on Sunday, May 5, at the Historic Park McCullough House in North Bennington. Free T-shirts for the first 200 entrants, awards. Entry fee: $15 by May 2; $20 thereafter. Proceeds will go toward a scholarship in Steve’s memory. Online registration: www.runreg.com/events/register.asp?EventID=3045. Information: Dave at 802-688-7807.

 

Chicken Barbecue

HARTFORD The Hartford Fish and Game Club will hold a Chicken Barbecue from 11 a.m. until sold out on Sunday, May 5, at the Stewart’s store in Hartford. Cost: $5 half chicken; $9 dinner. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Spaghetti Dinner

WHITEHALL A benefit spaghetti dinner for the Whitehall Junior Shooting Program will be held from noon to 2 p.m. on Sunday May 5 at Whitehall Elks Lodge 1491. Dinner costs $8 and takeouts will be available.

 

Chicken Barbecue

QUAKER SPRINGS The Quaker Springs Volunteer Fire Department and Auxiliary invite everyone to a Chicken Barbecue from noon to 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 5, at the firehouse, 107 Blodgett Road. Takeouts will be available. Cost: $9 adults; $5 ages 6 to 12; free 5 and younger. Reservations are required at 584-3829, or 584-2758.

 

Concert

SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville Community Theater concert series will present “The Zucchini Brothers” at 1 p.m. on Sunday, May 5, in the auditorium at Schuylerville High School. This group of three brothers is known as “the Beatles of kids’ music,” with foot-tapping selections that appeal to people of all ages. Cost: $5. Information/reservations: 695-5480.

 

Family Day

SARATOGA SPRINGS The National Museum of Dance and Hall of Fame at 99 S. Broadway in Saratoga Springs will host an Open House and Family Day from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 5. Featured will be Dee Dee the Clown with face painting and balloon sculptures, dog agility demonstrations, Regina Cristo performing with Roo, a dressage horse, llamas, Ben & Jerry’s ice cream and popcorn, horseshoes and bocce ball. Free and open to all. Information: www.dancemuseum.org.

 

Chamber Orchestra

GLENS FALLS The Lake George Chamber Orchestra will perform in concert from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 5, in the Froehlich Auditorium at The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren Street in Glens Falls. The guest soloist will be pianist John Tu. Information/tickets: 518-798-8962.

 

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, May 5, at the American Legion Post on Clancy Street in Schuylerville. Music will be provided by the Ole Time Country band. Cost: $5 adults; $2 ages 6 to 17; free 5 and younger. There’ll be a meeting from 1:30 to 2 p.m. and a buffet at 3 p.m. (bring a dish to share). Information: Floyd at 747-6687, or Sandy at 824-3719.

 

Taste of Hoosick

HOOSICK FALLS The Hoosick Area Church Assn. will host “Taste of Hoosick 2013” from 3 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, May 5, in the auditorium at St. Mary’s School in Hoosick Falls. Local restaurants will provide their most popular dishes and there’ll be live music and a silent auction. Cost: $12.50 in advance; $15 at the door. Information/advance tickets: Dianne Hosterman at 686-5163.

 

Spring Concert

HUDSON FALLS The Adirondack Repertory Dance Theatre will present its annual Spring Concert at 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 5, in the auditorium at Hudson Falls High School, 80 E. LaBarge Street. Titled “Come Together,” this concert will celebrate the musical legacy of the Beatles. Cost: $15 adults; $10 students. Information/tickets: 518-761-0873.

 

Local Author/Rabbi

MANCHESTER Bob Alper…a full-time stand-up comic, practicing rabbi, and Manchester resident…will present his new book, “Thanks. I Needed That,” at 5 p.m. on Sunday, May 5, at the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester. Information: 802-362-2200.

 

Chamber Music

CASTLETON The Collegiate Chorale and Chamber Singers will join the Burlington Ensemble for a presentation of “Baroque and Beyond” at 5 p.m. on Sunday, May 5, in the Casella Theater at Castleton State College. Free. Tickets are available at the college’s Fine Arts Center Box Office, or call 802-468-1119.

 

Monday May 6

 

College Activities

BENNINGTON Bennington College will offer the following activities: Talk at 7 p.m. Monday, May 6, and 7:30 p.m. May 7; Italian film screening 7:45 p.m. May 6; and film talk 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 8. Information/details: www.bennington.edu, link calendar.

 

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.

 

Plant Sale

HUDSON FALLS The Cornell Cooperative Extension Washington County Master Gardeners invite everyone to a Spring Plant Sale from 9 a.m. to noon on Monday, May 6, at the Washington County Annex Building, 415 Lower Main Street in Hudson Falls (rain or shine). Proceeds will benefit the group’s scholarship and other educational programs. Information: 518-746-2560.

 

Family Supper

GRANVILLE The South Granville Congregational Church on Route 149 will host a Family Night Supper at 6 p.m. on Monday, May 6. Everyone is asked to bring a dish to share and help celebrate May birthdays of community and church members.

 

Potluck Supper

EASTON The Easton Neighbors group will meet for a Potluck Supper at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, May 6, at the Easton Methodist Church on Route 40. Bring a dish to share and your table service and beverage. Photographs and memories of gardens will be shared in observance of Mother’s Day and Memorial Day in May.

 

ADAPT Meetings

HOOSICK FALLS ADAPT, the group planning substance-free, after-prom activities for May 18 and 19, will hold planning meetings at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, May 6 and 13, in the Elementary Library at the Hoosick Falls Central School. All volunteers will be welcome. Information: Email hfcs.adapt@gmail.com.

 

Chorus Practice

RUTLAND The Rutland Curbstone Chorus will meet for practice at 7 p.m. on Monday, May 6, 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 May 6. This bingo is held each Monday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-677-8069.

 

Tuesday May 7

 

Women’s Health

GRANVILLE Washington County WIC will hold its monthly clinic from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, May 7, 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.

 

Bingo at VFW

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

 

Perception Talk

RUTLAND The Chaffee Downtown Art Center at 75 Merchants Row in Rutland will present Bill Ramage with a talk titled, “Two Paths of Perception,” from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 7. This talk will explore if there is a different way to think about how we see and interpret the visual world in which we live. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Wednesday May 8

 

Women/Author Meet

EASTON The Women’s Club of Valley Falls and Vicinity will hold its annual Spring Luncheon at noon on Wednesday, May 8, at Christ the King Spiritual Life Center on Burton Road in Easton. Teri P. Gay, author of “Strength without Compromise,” a book about the Easton Political Equality Club’s struggle for women’s suffrage, will be the guest speaker.

 

Women Meet

CASTLETON The GFWC Castleton Woman’s Club will meet for a Spring Luncheon at noon on Wednesday, May 8, at the Doll House Restaurant of the Stafford Technical Center in Rutland. Plans for the Aug. 17 Colonial Day and the coming year will be discussed. Information: Linda at 273-2086.

 

Butterflies/Moths

GRANVILLE A program on “Butterflies and Moths” will be held from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 8, at the Pember Library, 33 W. Main Street in Granville. Come learn the differences between the two and create a butterfly stained glass picture. Free and open to children of all ages. Information/registration: 518-642-1515.

 

Youth Advocate Speaks

GLENS FALLS Author and youth advocate Irv West will speak on “How So-Called Helping Agencies are Destroying Our Youth” from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 8, in the auditorium of the Crandall Public Library in Glens Falls. Irv will detail effective ways we can advocate for our children and improve communication with them, and will discuss the education system in Finland. Free and open to all. Also, there’ll be a parent workshop on May 15. Information: www.irvwestyouthadvocate.com.

 

Dems Meet

GRANVILLE The Granville Democratic Committee will meet at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 8, at the Village of Granville Meeting Room, 51 Quaker Street, across from the Stewart’s Shop. All Granville registered Democrats, especially those newly registered, are encouraged to attend. Information: Nicholas Silitch at 642-8086.

 

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.

 

Piano Concert

BENNINGTON A concert of New Music for Piano will be presented at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 8, in the Deane Carriage Barn at Bennington College. The music was written by the college’s students and will be performed by music faculty members. Free and open to all. Information: www.bennington.edu, link calendar.

 

Thursday May 9

 

K Registration

ARLINGTON Fisher Elementary School in Arlington will hold a Kindergarten Visit and Registration on Thursday, May 9. Eligible children must be age 5 by Aug. 31 to attend kindergarten this fall. Bring the child’s birth certificate and immunization record. Children will tour the classroom and meet the teachers, and parents will have an opportunity to meet the school principal. Information/visit reservations: Priscilla Klauder at 802-375-6409.

 

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.

 

Chicken and Biscuit

SCHAGHTICOKE The women of the Star of Liberty Order of the Eastern Star of Stillwater will host a Chicken and Biscuit Dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 9, at the Masonic Lodge in Schaghticoke. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Genealogy

GRANVILLE The Pember Library at 33 W. Main Street in Granville will host a program on Intermediate Genealogy: Family Stories from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, May 9. You’ll learn how to find family stories through items such as lengthy obituaries, prison records, ship logs, and more. Pre-registration is not required and everyone will be welcome. Information: 518-642-2525.

 

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.

 

1812 Songs

GLENS FALLS The Chapman Museum will present Dave Ruch with a musical program on “The War of 1812: Songs and Stories from NY” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 9, in the Community Room of the Crandall Public Library on Glen Street in Glens Falls. Information: 518-793-2826, or www.chapmanmuseum.org.

 

Yogurt/Cheese Talk

HEBRON The Hebron Preservation Society will host Marge Randles of the Argyle Cheese Factory with a talk on the latest in yogurt and cheese production at her family’s dairy farm at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 9. You’ll find this event at the East Hebron Presbyterian Church, 6559 Route 22 in Hebron. Also, the Society will accept pre-priced item contributions for its May 25 lawn sale. Information: Joan at 518-642-3465.

 

Friday May 10

 

Chainsaw Competition

RUTLAND Stafford Technical Center’s Forestry and Natural Resources Program will host a Chainsaw Safety and Skills Competition at 8 a.m. on Friday, May 10, at Gagnon Lumber in Pittsford. Forty high school students from around Vermont will compete in a nationally recognized “Game of Logging” event. Information: Mark Raishart at 802-770-1057, or email mraishart@rutlandhs.k12.vt.us.

 

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 Friday, May 10. 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.

 

Banquet

GRANVILLE The South Granville Congregational Church on Route 149 will host a Mother/Daughter Banquet at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 10. Invited are ages infant through adult. This event will begin with a potluck dinner (bring a dish to share), followed by a short program. Reservations are requested with Joan at 642-9510.

 

Friday Bingo

WHITEHALL Elks Lodge 1491 at 5 Elks Way in Whitehall will host Friday Night Bingo at 7 p.m. on May 10. Featured will be a $500 jackpot special. This bingo is held each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-1491.

 

Saturday May 11

 

Prime Rib

HARTFORD Reservations are requested by Saturday, May 11, for a Prime Rib Dinner that will be served at 6 p.m. on Saturday, May 18, at the handicap-accessible South Hartford Church House, corner of Route 40 and Gilchrist Hill Road in South Hartford. Takeouts will not be available. Cost: $20. Music and door prizes, too. Information/reservations: Becky Arlen at 632-5711, or Mary Ellen Pike at 632-5993.

 

Church Breakfasts

GRANVILLE The ladies of the South Granville Congregational Church will meet for breakfast at 8 a.m. on Saturday, May 11, at AJ’s Restaurant off Quaker Street in Granville. And from 8 to 9 a.m. on May 11, 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.

 

Fishing Day

RUTLAND The Rutland Kiwanis Club and the Rutland Recreation and Parks Dept. will host a Special Fishing Day for children up to age 13 on Saturday, May 11, at Combination Pond. A parent or guardian must accompany each child. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. and prizes will be awarded. Information: 802-773-1853.

 

Book Discussion

POULTNEY The Poultney Public Library’s Book Club Favorites discussion group will meet at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 11, at the library on Main Street. For discussion will be “Room” by Emma Donoghue. Copies of the book are available at the library. Also, the library offers more than 40 foreign languages online through its Mango Languages program. Information: 802-287-5556, or www.poultneypubliclibrary.com.

 

Basket Party

GRANVILLE The Granville senior class will be hosting a basket party next Saturday, May 11 to benefit the after prom party. The event, which will also include a scoop-lunch for purchase, takes place at the Knights of Columbus Hall on Park Street in Granville. Doors will open at 10 a.m. and drawings will begin at 12:15 p.m. Admission is $5, and additional sheets of tickets will be available to buy. For more information or to donate a basket call Sue Kristoff at 518-642-2050.

 

Plant Sale

GREENWICH The Greenwich Garden Group will hold its annual Plant Sale from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 11, in the picnic area behind the Greenwich Town Hall on Academy Street. Also for sale will be gently used garden items, with proceeds benefiting garden programs and maintenance. Information/to donate plants or garden items for this sale, call Dona Barth at 692-1285, or Susan Smith at 692-7728.

 

Plant/Book/Bake Sale

FORT MILLER The Fort Miller Reformed Church will hold its annual Plant, Book and Bake Sale from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 11. You’ll find the church off Route 4 on Fort Miller Road, between Fort Edward and Schuylerville.

 

Bird Walk

SHUSHAN Nat Parke will lead a Bird Walk from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 11, at the Dionondehowa Wildlife Sanctuary and School, off Route 61 at 148 Stanton Road in Shushan. Everyone will be welcome. Cost: Donation to support Dionondehowa. Information/complete directions: 518-854-7764, or www.dionondehowa.org.

 

BioBlitz

RUPERT A “BioBlitz” will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 11, at Merck Forest and Farmland Center, 3270 Route 315 in Rupert. Regional naturalists will lead volunteers in completing a quick survey of living species at select sites on the property. Information: 802-394-7836, or www.merckforest.org.

 

Food/Clothing Sale

WEST HEBRON A Food and Clothing Sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 11, at the West Hebron United Methodist Church. Available will be clothing for adults and children, along with pies, cakes, bread and cookies, tag sale items,

and books. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Spinning Guild

SCHUYLERVILLE The Southern Adirondack Spinning Guild will meet from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 11, 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 Raffle

CASTLETON A Basket Raffle will be held on Saturday, May 11, at the American Legion Hall on Route 4A in Bomoseen. Doors will open at 11 a.m., with drawings at 1 p.m. Cost: $5 first sheet of tickets; $2 each additional sheet. There’ll be door prizes, special baskets, a 50/50 raffle, and hot dogs and hamburgers available. Proceeds will go for meals for students at St. Gertrude’s School in Honduras that was built buy the Rotary. Also, bring in any unwanted gold jewelry. There’ll be a gold buyer on hand. Information/to donate/to help: Kaylie-Ann Flannigan at 802-468-5298.

 

Golf Benefit

MANCHESTER The Maple Street School will host its Third Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament on Saturday, May 11, at the Golf Club at Equinox in Manchester Center. Registration will begin at 11:30 a.m. and this will be a scramble format with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. Cost: $125, including 18 holes, cart, raffle and 50/50 tickets, hors d’oeuvres, and more. Information/registration/sponsorships: Katy Bryan at 802-362-7137.

 

Chicken Barbecue

CAMBRIDGE The North Cambridge Stump Church off Route 74A on Stump Church Road will hold a takeout-only Chicken Barbecue at 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 11. Up to 150 dinners will be available and reservations are not needed. Cost: $10. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Chicken Barbecue

PETERSBURG A Chicken Barbecue will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 11, at the Petersburg Methodist Church, 12 Head of Lane. Eat in or take out. Cost: $10. There’ll be a 50/50 raffle, too. Information: 283-5397.

 

Bluegrass Concert

FORT EDWARD The High Octane Bluegrass Band from West Virginia will perform in concert at 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 11, at the Little Theater on the Farm, 27 Plum Road in Fort Edward. Opening will be the Bluebillies band. Cost: $8; $5 senior citizens and students. Information: 518-747-3421, or www.littletheater27.org.

 

Sunday May 12

 

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, May 12. 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.

 

Mansion Activities

SCHAGHTICOKE An all-you-can-eat Pancake Breakfast will be served for Mother’s Day from 8 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, May 12, at the Knickerbocker Mansion, 132 Knickerbocker Road in Schaghticoke. Cost: $6. There’ll be mansion tours every half hour (last tour 3:30 p.m.), a bake sale, gifts in Charlotte’s Shop, a snack bar with hamburgers and hot dogs, and a chicken barbecue from noon to 4 p.m. ($10). Information: 518-664-1700.

 

Moms’ Brunch

GREENWICH The Greenwich Elks Lodge on Route 40 South will serve a Mother’s Day Brunch from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 12. Mom’s will eat free and others will be $15 for adults, $7 ages 6 to 14, and free 5 and younger. While reservations are not needed they may be made for groups of eight or more at 692-2061.

 

Family Program

GLENS FALLS A family program for Mother’s Day will be held at 1 p.m. on Sunday, May 12, at The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren Street in Glens Falls. See work in the gallery and the collection made by women artists, and then make a gift for mom. Free and open to all ages. Information: 518-792-1761.

 

Symphony Concert

GLENS FALLS Violinist Elizabeth Pitcairn will perform with the Red Mendelssohn Stradivarius of 1720 when she joins the Glens Falls Symphony Orchestra in concert at 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 12, in the auditorium at Glens Falls High School, 10 Quade Street. Also, ticket holders are invited to a pre-concert talk with Maestro Charles Peltz at 3:15 p.m. Information/tickets: 518-793-1348, or www.gfso.org.

 

Satirical Musical

GLENS FALLS The Tony Award winning satirical musical revue, “Forbidden Broadway,” will be staged at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 12, at the Charles R. Wood Theater, 207 Glen Street in downtown Glens Falls. Featured will be parodies of more than 24 Broadway musicals. Information/tickets: 518-874-0800, or www.WoodTheater.org.

 

Monday May 13

 

Cemetery Meeting

BACON HILL The Bacon Hill Cemetery Assn. will hold its annual meeting at 7 p.m. on Monday, May 13, at the Bacon Hill Reformed Church. All lot owners and those interested in becoming lot owners are urged to attend.

 

Italian Film

BENNINGTON The Traveling in Italian Film class will screen an Italian film at 7:45 p.m. on Monday, May 13, in the East Academic Center, Classroom 2, at Bennington College. Free and open to all. Information: www.bennington.edu, link calendar.

 

Tuesday May 14

 

Career Fair

WEST PAWLET The Mettawee Community School on Route 153 in West Pawlet will hold a Career Fair for its students on Tuesday, May 14. Craftspeople, companies and businesses will provide information that will inspire students to pursue careers in their fields. Those interested in staffing an information table are encouraged to call 802-645-9009 for table space.

 

Seniors Meet

PAWLET The Haystack Hustler Seniors group will meet for a Potluck Lunch at noon on Tuesday, May 14, at the Pawlet Community Church on Route 133, just north of Route 30. Marlee Mason from the Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice will present a program titled, “Start the Conversation.” Items will be collected for the food shelf, there’ll be a 50/50 raffle, and summer activities will be planned.

 

Photography Talk

RUTLAND The Chaffee Downtown Art Center at 75 Merchants Row in Rutland will present Steven Schaub with a talk titled, “Leaping Outside the Box: Reimaging Photography,” from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 14. This talk will seek to expand our definition of what a photograph will be in the future, as opposed to the photographic technology of the past. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Wednesday May 15

 

Cemetery Meeting

HARTFORD The annual meeting of the Hartford Morningside Cemetery lot owners will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 15, at the Hartford Town Office.

 

Astronomy Club

SALEM The Salem Astronomy Club will meet at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 15, 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.

 

Schizophrenia Film

GREENWICH The documentary, “Take These Broken Wings,” will be screened at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 15, at the Greenwich Library, 148 Main Street. This 75-minute film details the process of full recovery from schizophrenia, without medication, through the stories of two women. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. for an informal reception with refreshments and following the screening Anthony Ciccarino, associate director of Voices of the Heart, Inc., will answer questions and lead a discussion. Free and open to all. Information: Tracy Frisch at 518-692-8242, or email tracyf@fastermac.net.

 

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.

 

Art Opening

MANCHESTER An exhibition of work by abstract painter Irene Cole titled, “Equal,” will open at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 16, at Equinox Village, 49 Maple Street in Manchester. Featured will be works in acrylic and oil. Free and open to all. Information: 802-362-4061, or www.equinoxvillage.com.

 

Bit Seminar

FORT ANN A Myler Bit Seminar with Dale Myler will be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 16, at Walker’s Farm, Home & Tack in Fort Ann. Information: 1-800-480-5223, or www.walkerstore.ccor.

 

Asian Art Talk

XBENNINGTON Scarlet Jang, professor of history at Williams College, will speak on “The Enduring Masterpieces of Asian Art” at 7:45 p.m. on Thursday, May 16, in the CAPA Symposium at Bennington College. Free and open to all. Information: www.bennington.edu, link calendar.

 

Saturday May 18

 

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.
College Activities

BENNINGTON The following activities will be held at Bennington College: Dance performance, 8 p.m. Saturday, May 18; spring concert, 4 p.m. May 19; Italian film screening 7:45 p.m. May 20; 2013 senior student show, 7 p.m. May 21; dance performance, 7 p.m. May 22; and opera 9 p.m. May 23 and 24.  Information: www.bennington.edu, link calendar.

 

Monday May 20

 

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.

 

Legion Bingo

CAMBRIDGE American Legion Post 634 at 2106 Route 22 in Cambridge will host Monday Bingo at 7 p.m. on May 20. This bingo is held each Monday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-677-8069.

 

Tuesday May 21

 

Bingo at VFW

QUEENSBURY The Queensbury VFW at 32 Luzerne Road will host Tuesday Night Bingo at 7 p.m. on May 21. Cards go on sale at 5:30 p.m. and home-cooked meals will be available. This bingo is held each Tuesday and the first Saturday each month, with few exceptions, and everyone will be welcome.

 

Wednesday May 22

 

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 May 23

 

Thrift Shop

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

 

Friday May 24

 

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 Friday, May 24. 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 May 24. Featured will be a $500 jackpot special. This bingo is held each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-1491.

 

Sunday May 26

 

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, May 26, 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 May 27

 

College Activities

BENNINGTON The following activities will be held at Bennington College: Studio dance concert by dance students, 8 p.m. Monday, May 27, and screening of Advanced Projects in Video by film students, 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 28. Free and open to all. Information: www.bennington.edu, link calendar.

 

Friday May 31

 

School Meeting

SALEM The superintendent of the Salem Central School invites everyone to a Community Conversation meeting at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, May 31, in the school’s cafeteria. Community members are encouraged to come and join a dialogue about the school. Refreshments will be served.

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