Community Calendar 5/23/13

 

Thursday May 23

 

Chicken and Biscuit

SALEM The handicap-accessible Salem United Methodist Church on W. Broadway invites everyone to a Chicken and Biscuit Dinner at 5 p.m. on Thursday, May 23. Takeouts will be available. Cost: $10 adults, $5 children, free age 5 and younger, at the door. Information: 854-7588.

 

Chicken and Biscuit

GRANVILLE A family-style Turkey Supper will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 23, at the Middle Granville Presbyterian Church on Route 22A. Eat in or take out. Cost: $8 adults; $4 ages 5 to 12; free 4 and younger. Tickets will be sold at the door and gift certificates also will be available.

 

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.

 

Christian Singer

CAMBRIDGE Christian ballad singer/songwriter Don Francesco will perform in concert at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 23, in the sanctuary at the Cambridge United Presbyterian Church, 81 E. Main Street. Cost: Free-will offering. Everyone will be welcome. Information: 518-677-3863, or www.cambridgenyupc.org.

 

Tea Party Meeting

FORT EDWARD The Washington County Tea Party Patriots will meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 23, on the lower level of Building II at the Washington County office complex in Fort Edward. Assemblymen Steve McLaughlin and Tony Jordan will speak on current legislative issues in Albany. Open to all.

 

Summer Gardening

EASTON The Friends of the Easton Library will host Maryann Boyter, owner of The Greenery in Salem, with a program on “Summer Gardening” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 23, in the meeting room at the Easton Library. Learn how to mix a variety of color, texture and plants to create a wonderful display, and about new varieties of flowers, vegetables and herbs. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Warren County Talk

GLENS FALLS To help mark Warren County’s 200th birthday, Mark Bowie will present a program on “Glens Falls, the Adirondacks and Photography of Richard Dean” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 23, downstairs at the Crandall Public Library, 251 Glen Street in Glens Falls. Free. Information: www.crandalllibrary.org.

 

Friday May 24

 

Georgi Workshops

SHUSHAN Registrations are being accepted for a Collage Workshop with Dawne Polis that will be offered from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, June 4 through 25, at The Georgi Museum and Park Center, Adams Lane in Shushan. Cost: $50, including materials. Also offered will be a Pieces of Peace Workshop with Irene Baldwin and Kate Kotfila that will run from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, June 29, for all ages. Cost: $35, including journal and pen. Information/registration: 518-854-3773, or email info@thegeorgi.com.

 

Golf Scramble

HOOSICK FALLS Registrations are being accepted for a Golf Scramble that will begin with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start on Saturday, June 1, at the Hoosick Falls Country Club. Cost: $65, including golf, cart, lunch, prizes and more, with proceeds benefiting Howie Wright’s UCS Campout. Information/registration: Howie Wright at 518-854-3898.

 

Business Workshop

RUTLAND The Vermont Small Business Development Center is accepting registrations for a “Starting Your Own Small Business” workshop that will be offered from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, May 30, at the Rutland Economic Development Corp., 112 Quality Lane in Rutland. Cost: $99. Registration: www.vtsbdc.org. Information: 802-773-9147.

 

Yard Sale Space

POULTNEY The Poultney Area Chamber of Commerce is accepting requests for Main Street Vendor Space for the Poultney Townwide Yard Sales that will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 1 and Oct. 12. Information/space: Mary Lee Harris at 802-287-4114, or visit her Stitchy Women shop at 144 Main Street in Poultney from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday.

 

Golf Tournament

DORSET The Long Trail School in Dorset is accepting registrations for its 11th Annual Irene and Bing Hunter Memorial Golf Tournament in support of scholarships that will begin with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 1, at The Golf Club at The Equinox in Manchester. The entry fee for this scramble format event will include a commemorative golf shirt, Equinox luncheon, and round of golf. Information/registration: Matt Donahue at 802-867-5717, Ext. 279, or www.longtrailschool.org.

 

Fly Fishing Exhibit

MANCHESTER The American Museum of Fly Fishing in Manchester has a new exhibition titled, “The Wonders of Fly Fishing,” that will run through spring next year. The museum is open daily, closed Mondays.  Information: 802-362-3300.

 

Golf Classic

QUEENSBURY The Tri-County United Way is accepting registrations for its Fifth Annual Summer Slam Golf Classic that will be held on Friday, June 14, at the Airway Meadows Golf Club. Same day registration will begin at 11 a.m. for this four-person scramble event with a 12:15 p.m. shotgun start. Cost: $85, including golf with cart, lunch and dinner, and more. Information/registration: Tom Smith at 518-792-9914, Ext. 4413, or email tesmith@tribune.com.

 

Music Discovery

MANCHESTER The Manchester Music Festival is accepting registrations for a Music Discovery Week for ages 6 through 14 that will run from July 8 to 12. Children will receive lessons in violin, viola, cello, piano or recorder. Information/registration: 802-362-1956, or www.mmfvt.org.

 

Relay for Life

RUTLAND COUNTY The American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Rutland County organization is registering volunteers for the county team. Information/to register: 1-800-227-2345, or www.RelayForLife.org.

 

Georgi Exhibit

SHUSHAN The Georgi Museum on Adams Lane in Shushan invites everyone to see its new exhibit, “The Shushan Notables.” This exhibit features photos, art, crafts, books and life stories.  The museum will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays. Information: 518-854-3773, or email info@thegeorgi.com.

 

Fish Fry

WHITEHALL American Legion Post 83 at 148 Main St. in Whitehall invites everyone to its Friday Fish Fry from 4 to 6:30 p.m. on 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.

 

BBA Gala

MANCHESTER Burr and Burton Academy will hold is Third Annual Gala on Friday, May 24, at Hildene in Manchester. Information: Christine Hoard at 802-549-8277, or email orchoard@burrburton.org.

 

Dinner/Movie

GREENWICH St. Paul’s Episcopal Church on Main Street in Greenwich will host a Spaghetti Dinner with meat sauce at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 24, followed by a screening of the hit movie, “Lincoln.” Cost: Donations appreciated. Reservations are requested at 692-7492; leave a message with the number of people to attend.

 

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.

 

Concert Pianist

CAMBRIDGE Acclaimed Georgian concert pianist Giorgi Latso will perform works by Poulenc, Bach, Chopin and Rachmaninoff at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, May 24 and 25, at Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Information/tickets: 518-677-2495, or www.hubbardhall.org.

 

Musical Comedy

DORSET The Dorset Players will present “Anyone Can Whistle,” a musical comedy about a town gone bankrupt, at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, May 24 and 25, and 2 p.m. Sunday, May 26, at the Dorset  Playhouse. Cost: $25 adults; $17 members; $10 age 18 and younger. Information/tickets: 802-867-5777.

 

Contra Dance

TINMOUTH A Contra Dance will be held from 8 to 11 p.m. on Friday, May 24, at the Tinmouth Community Center on Route 140. Cost: $9; $7 teens; free age 12 and younger. Wear clean, non-marring shoes. Refreshments will be available and everyone will be welcome (you don’t need to bring a partner). Information: 235-2718, or www.Tinmouthvt.org.

 

Saturday May 25

 

Boston Trip

GLENS FALLS AREA The Angels Among Us Relay for Life team will host a Trip to Boston on Saturday, May 25. The bus will leave Aviation Mall at 6 a.m. and the Wilton Mall at 6:30 a.m., arriving at the New England Aquarium about 11 a.m., and returning at 6 p.m. Cost: $45. Information/reservations: Rose Bain at 669-3402, or email krbain@roadrunner.com.

 

Vt. Studios Open

VERMONT Open Studio Weekend will be held at the locations of 242 craftspeople and fine artists throughout Vermont on Saturday and Sunday, May 25 and 26. For example, studios will be open in Brandon, Castleton, Fair Haven, Middletown Springs, Orwell and Poultney. For a complete list of participating studios, visit www.vermontcrafts.com.

 

Civil War Exhibit

BENNINGTON The Bennington Museum at 75 Main Street, Route 9, will host an exhibition titled, “Southwestern Vermont and the Civil War,” from Saturday, May 25, through Oct. 27. The museum’s extensive collection of Civil War archives and objects will be featured. Information: 802-442-1571, or www.benningtonmuseum.org.

 

Cycling Race

KILLINGTON The Killington Stage Race will be held Saturday through Monday, May 25 to 27, in Killington. More than 600 competitive cyclists from around the country are expected. Information: www.discoverkillington.com.

 

Hoosick Falls Sale

HOOSICK FALLS The Hoosick Falls Villagewide Tag Sale will be held on Saturday, May 25. A free map of registered sale locations will be available from 9 a.m. to noon at the information tent in Wood Memorial Park on May 25. Tag sale spaces are available in Wood Park and applications are available at the HAYC3 office, 115 Church Street.

 

$1 Breakfast

POULTNEY A Community Breakfast will be served from 8 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 25, at the Poultney United Methodist Church on Main Street. Cost: $1 adults; free age 14 and younger. The church is handicap accessible and everyone will be welcome.

 

5K Run/Walk

MIDDLETOWN SPRINGS A family-friendly 5K Run and Walk for all ages will be held on Saturday, May 25, in Middletown Springs. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. on the town green, with the run/walk at 9:30 a.m. Cost: $10, including prizes for top finishers. Proceeds will benefit the Middletown Springs Volunteer Fire Dept. Information: Justin Hier at 235-1297, or Kristal Hier at email kristalhaynes@hotmail.com.

 

Plant Sale

PERU The Peru Congregational Church will hold its annual Plant Sale from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 25. Perennials, annuals, bulbs and bushes will be offered and master gardener Hope Richardson will be on hand with expert advice. Complimentary coffee and cookies, too. Information/to donate plants for this sale: Pastor Margaret at 802-379-1438.

 

Plant/Bake Sale

ARLINGTON The Arlington Garden Club will hold a Plant and Baked Goods Sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 25, at the Community House on Main Street, Route 7A, in Arlington. Offered will be locally grown perennials and experienced gardeners will be on hand to answer your questions. Information: Jeri Schoof at 440-8158.

 

Plant Sale

RUPERT The Rupert Kittay Library at 2827 Route 153 in Rupert will hold a Plant Sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 25. Annuals, perennials, herbs and vegetables will be offered and there’ll be hanging baskets, too. If you have perennials to donate for this sale, you are asked to label them and bring them to the library in pots from May 21 through 24. If you need pots, call Ellie Wetterauw at 802-394-2404. Information: Library at 394-2444.

 

Bake/Plant Sale

SALEM The Friends of the Bancroft Library will hold a Bake and Plant Sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 25, in front of the library on Main Street in Salem. Donations for this sale may be dropped off from 8 to 9 a.m. on May 25.

 

Garage/Estate Sale

FORT EDWARD The Old Fort House Museum advises that a Garage/Book/Estate/Plant Sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 25, at 25-29 Broadway in Fort Edward.

 

Book Sale

FAIR HAVEN A Spring Fling Book Sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 25, at the Fair Haven Library. Offered will be old and rare books for collectors, along with hardbound and paperback books, DVDs, audio items, and magazines. There’ll be a $2-per-bag sale from 3 to 4 p.m., too. Information: 802-265-8011, or email fairhavenfreelibrary@gmail.com.

 

Historic Sites

HUBBARDTON/ORWELL The Hubbardton Battlefield and the Mount Independence state historic sites in Hubbardton and Orwell respectively will open for the season at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 25, offering a wide range of history and nature programs through Oct. 14. Information: www.historicsites.vermont.gov/events.

 

Memorial Service

VALLEY FALLS A traditional Memorial Day Service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 25, at the Valley Falls Free Library, 42 State Street. A plaque honoring World War II veterans will be dedicated. Bring a lawn chair. Light refreshments will be served at this event that’s free and open to all. Information: Lynn Brown at 753-4389.

 

Open House

RUTLAND An open house will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 25, at Neurological Alternatives, 224 Stratton Road in Rutland. Learn about neurofeedback and how it can address depression, anxiety, attention deficits, learning disabilities, brain injuries, autism, and more. Free and open to all, with drawings, giveaways and prizes. Information: 802-236-7378, or www.DrSharrie.com.

 

Summer Reading Program

GRANVILLE Join The Puppet People at 1 p.m. on May 25 at the Pember Library and “Dig Into Reading” to solve the mystery of Book Island in this puppet pirate adventure. The Puppet People are husband and wife team Mark Carrigan and Michelle Smith-Carrigan, who have been entertaining people for over 20 years.
The program will kick off the library’s summer reading programs, one for preschool, one for school-age children and a third for teens. Call the library at 518-642-2525 or visit pember.sals.edu for more information and a schedule of programs through July.

 

Lake Annual Meeting

WELLS The Lake St. Catherine Conservation Fund will hold its Annual Meeting at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 25, at the Wells Village School. A report on the use of aeration will be provided, along with current end pending permits for hydro-raking, hydraulic dredging, and the use of other non-chemical lake management strategies. Everyone will be welcome. Information: www.lakematters.org.

 

Memorial Service

VALLEY FALLS The Valley Falls Free Library at 42 State Street will hold a traditional Memorial Day Service at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 25. A plaque honoring local World War II veterans will be dedicated and there’ll be a flag raising, the national anthem, special music, and a wreath laying. Bring a lawn chair and light refreshments will be served at this event that’s free and open to all. Information: Lynn Brown at 753-4389.

 

Community Celebration

WEST HEBRON Community Park at the West Hebron Presbyterian Church will hold a celebration for the community from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 25 at the park on County Route 30 in West Hebron. Enjoy hotdogs, hamburgers, drinks and more, and check out the new playground. Information: Pastor Laura at 518-854-3729 or Win Getty at 518-854-3329.

 

Free Dinner

CAMBRIDGE A free Community Dinner will be served from noon to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 25, at the First Baptist Church, 29 W. Main Street in Cambridge. Takeouts will be available at 1 p.m. for those unable to attend the dinner and if food still is available. Reservations are not necessary, this dinner is served on the last Saturday each month, and everyone will be welcome.

 

Barbecue/Plants

SALEM The Salem Volunteer Fire Dept. will hold a Barbecue and Plant Sale on Saturday, May 25, at Proudfit Hall in Salem. The plant sale will be 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. and barbecue (chicken, hot dogs, hamburgers) from noon to 2 p.m. Donations of plants and baked goods will be appreciated for this sale. Information: Jen Wever at 854-7692.

 

Gallery Opening

PAWLET An opening reception will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 25, at the new 3 Pears Gallery, 6256 Route 30 in Pawlet (next to Circle of Healing). Works by more than 30 artists and artisans will be featured in a unique collection of oils, pastels, watercolors, photography, sculpture and décor. Everyone will be welcome. Information: 802-770-8820, or email gregorydeluca@gmail.com.

 

Book Discussion

GREENWICH Drew Monthie, an Empire State College professor, will lead a discussion of the book, “The Land of Painted Caves” by Jean Auel, at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 25, in the Hedbring Community Room at the Greenwich Library. Pre-registration is requested at 518-692-7157, email Annie Miller at amiller@sals.edu, or visit www.Greenwich-library.org.

 

Chicken Barbecue

EAGLE BRIDGE The Eagle Bridge Methodist Church on Route 67 invites everyone to a take-out-only Chicken Barbecue cooked by T.J. Harrington at 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 25. Cost: $10. Information/reservations: 677-3945.

 

Sunday May 26

 

Pancake Breakfast

SALEM The Salem Fish and Game Club invites everyone to a Holiday Weekend Pancake Breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, May 26, at its clubhouse on Route 29 in Salem. Tickets will be available at the door. Information: Bill at 677-3384, or Kevin at 222-3448.

 

Puppet Show

CAMBRIDGE To celebrate the opening of the Cambridge Farmers’ Market, the Hubbard Hall Puppet Club will present “The Potato Plot” at 11 a.m. and noon on Sunday, May 26, at the Freight Depot Theater, Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Music composed especially for this show will be featured. Free admission. Information: 518-677-2495, or www.hubbardhall.org.

 

Cemetery Tour

FORT EDWARD A Walking Tour of Union Cemetery, Upper Broadway in Fort Edward, will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 26. This event will feature an emphasis on the Solomon Northup connection. Cost: $5, with proceeds benefiting the Union Cemetery Iron Fence Fund.

 

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.

 

Contra Dance

CAMBRIDGE A Community Contra Dance and May Pole Raising will be held at 5 p.m. on Sunday, May 26, at Hubbard Hall, Freight Yard, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Everyone will be welcome. Information: 518-677-2495, or www.hubbardhall.org.

 

Monday May 27

 

Parade/Services

SALEM American Legion Post 812 will hold a service at the Salem Courthouse prior to the 10 a.m. Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 27. The parade will proceed to the Archibald Street Bridge and the Revolutionary, Evergreen and Catholic cemeteries where services will be held.

 

Fort Memorials

FORT TICONDEROGA Memorial Day will be observed with a number of special activities on Monday, May 27, at Fort Ticonderoga. There’ll be guided tours at 10:15 a.m. and 1:15 and 3:45 p.m.; garden and grounds tours at 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.; and a cannon demonstration at 2 p.m. Active duty military members will receive a 10 percent general admission discount with proof of service. Information: 518-585-2821, or www.fortticonderoga.org/learn/re-enactors/memorial_day.

 

Bench Dedication

FAIR HAVEN The new stone bench at the Fair Haven town green will be dedicated at 10 a.m. on Monday, May 27. Area teens created this hand-carved, functional piece of artwork last summer at the Carving Studio and Sculpture Center in West Rutland and they are gifting it to the Town of Fair Haven. Everyone will be welcome. Information: 802-438-2097, or email info@carvingstudio.org.

 

Parade

GRANVILLE The annual Memorial Day parade will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, May 27. The parade will start at the Mettowee Cemetery and continue to Veterans Park. It will stop for ceremonies at the Veterans Clock and the bridge before a final prayer and ceremony and laying of the wreaths in the park.

 

Parade

HARTFORD The annual Memorial Day parade will start at 6 p.m. at the school and continue up to the town barn on Monday, May 27. In the parade will be a President Lincoln reenactor and Grand Marshall and World War II veteran Earl Morrow. A takeout chicken and biscuit dinner will be offered at the Hartford Methodist Church from 1 to 5 p.m., and parade attendees are encouraged to bring a nonperishable food item for the food pantry.

 

Parade, Service

ARGYLE The Town of Argyle and American Legion Post 1518 will host a Memorial Day Parade at 10 a.m. on Monday, May 27. The parade will begin at the north end of the village and travel south and east to the American Legion Post on Route 40 where a memorial service will be held. Everyone is encouraged to come out for both events.

 

Parade

ARLINGTON A Memorial Day Parade will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, May 27, in Arlington. Also, an open house will be held at noon at American Legion Post 69 in Arlington and everyone will be welcome. Information: 802-375-6157.

 

Memorial Services

MANCHESTER VFW Post 6471 will hold a Memorial Day Service at 10 a.m. on Monday, May 27, at the Dellwood Cemetery, and 11 a.m. at the Factory Point Cemetery, both in Manchester. Everyone is invited to the Post following the services for an additional ceremony and refreshments beginning at noon.

 

Parade

WHITEHALL The annual Memorial Day parade will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, May 27. A ceremony to honor America’s fallen soldiers will be held following the parade at Riverside Veterans’ Memorial Park on Main Street.

 

Memorial Service

HUBBARDTON A Memorial Day Remembrance will be held at noon on Monday, May 27, at the battle monument at the Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site, 5696 Monument Hill Road. Tribute will be paid to the soldiers of Hubbardton and everyone is encouraged to come out. Information: 802-273-2282, or www.Historicsites.vermont.gov/Hubbardton.

 

Memorial/Picnic

DORSET A Memorial Day Service will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, May 27, at the United Church of Dorset and East Rupert, off Route 30 at 143 Church Street in Dorset. A parade will follow to the Maple Hill Cemetery. Then there’ll be a potluck community picnic at the church (bring a salad or dessert to share; hot dogs will be provided) and everyone will be welcome. Information: 802-867-2260.

 

Barbecue

RUTLAND The Vermont Theatre Lab invites everyone to a Farkle Family Barbecue on Monday, May 27, at Merchants Hall, 40-42 Merchants Row in Rutland. Seating will be at 2 and 6 p.m. Cost: $10 adults; $5 age 12 and younger; $10 takeouts. Lab members also will sell 50/50 tickets to be drawn on May 27. Information: 802-265-8810.

 

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.

 

Tuesday May 28

 

Go Play Series

RUTLAND Rutland Regional Rehabilitation Services and the Rutland Recreation and Parks Dept. will offer a “Go Play Series” of activities designed to encourage children and adults of all ages to be physically active. Included will be 5Ks, mountain biking, and a triathlon. Cost: $5 per event. Information/registration: 802-773-1853, or www.rutlandrec.com.

 

Walk Fit Group

SCHUYERVILLE The Schuylerville Public Library’s Walk Fit Group will meet at 8 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the library, 52 Ferry Street. Information: 518-695-6641.

 

Women’s Health

WHITEHALL Washington County WIC will hold its monthly clinic from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, May 28, at the Skenesborough Rescue Squad in Whiteahall. 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.

 

Seniors’ Lunch

WEST PAWLET The Haystack Hustler Seniors group will meet for its last lunch of the season at noon on Tuesday, May 28, at the Mettawee Community School on Route 153 in West Pawlet. Cost: $3.50. Lunch reservations are requested with Phyllis at 325-3196. Also, students will present a program following the lunch, items will be collected for the Pawlet Food Shelf, and there’ll be a 50/50.

 

 

Caregiving Tips

BENNINGTON The Families Together group will meet at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Tuesday, May 28, at the Bennington Project Independence Adult Day Service, in the Dr. Richard A. Sleeman building, 614 Harwood Hill in Bennington. Information will be shared to make caring for a loved one easier and this group meets on the last Tuesday each month. Free and open to all. Information: 802-442-8136, or www.bpiads.org.

 

Walk/Run

RUTLAND The Rutland County Humane Society and the Rutland Recreation and Parks Dept. will offer a “Walk, Wag & Run 5K” activity on Tuesday, May 28, June 25 and July 30 at the College of St. Joseph in Rutland. Bring your dog, or not, and raise money for the homeless animals. Walkers will begin at 6 p.m. and runners at 6:30 p.m. Information: 802-483-9171, or www.rchsvt.org.

 

Book Discussion

SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville Public Library Book Club will discuss Laura Hillenbrand’s book, “Unbroken,” at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 28, at the library, 52 Ferry Street. Information: 518-695-6641.

 

Chamber Music

GLENS FALLS The deBlasiis Chamber Music Series will present Yvonne Chavez Hansbrough on flute and Young Kim on piano from 7:30 to 10 p.m. on Tuesday, May 28, in the Froehlich Auditorium at The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren Street in Glens Falls. Cost: $25; $5 students with identification. Information: 518-792-2383.

 

Wednesday May 29

 

Senior Fitness

CASTLETON The Castleton Community Center on Route 4A will celebrate National Senior Health and fitness Day on Wednesday, May 29. Featured will be better balance at 9:30 a.m., a Tai Chi demonstration at 10:30 a.m., a precision walk at 11:15 a.m., roast turkey lunch at noon (must reserve by 9:30 a.m. May 28; $3.50 seniors, $4.50 guests), and kayaking 1 p.m. Information: 802-468-3093.

 

Kayaking, More

CASTLETON The Castleton Community Center’s new Kayak Club will meet at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, May 29, at Crystal Beach off Route 30 at Lake Bomoseen. The Center’s Hiking Club will meet on Tuesdays for hikes of about two hours, and its Walking Club meets at 8:30 a.m. on Mondays and Thursdays. The Center is at 2108 Main Street, Route 4A. Information/to get on a call list for activities: 802-468-3093.

 

Driving Course

HOOSICK FALLS The Northeast New York Safety and Health Council will offer a Pre-Licensing Course at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 29, at the Hoosick Falls Health Center, 21 Danforth Street. A valid state of New York driver’s permit is required to take this course. Cost: $40. Information/registration: 518-686-4854.

 

Farmers’ Market

HOOSICK FALLS The Farmers’ Market will be open from 4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesdays at the HAYC3 Armory, 80 Church Street in Hoosick Falls. Fresh, local produce along with art, jewelry, décor and more will be offered.

 

Gospel Jam

FORT EDWARD A Gospel Jam with The Bluebillies band will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 29, at The Little Theater on the Farm, 27 Plum Road in Fort Edward. Pickers and listeners will be welcome and refreshments and drawings will be available. Cost: Free, donations appreciated. Information: Mel at 518-632-5026, or www.littletheater27.org.

 

Thursday May 30

 

Memorial Services

GREENWICH VFW Post 7291 and American Legion Post 515 will hold a Final Tribute Service at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 30 (traditional Memorial Day), at the monument, corner of Church and Salem streets, in Greenwich. The service will continue at the Civil War Monument, intersection of Washington Square and route 29, and then to two cemeteries, ending at Veterans Park, Main Street and Corliss Avenue.

 

Riders Meet

RUTLAND The Southwest Freedom Riders will meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 30, at Seward’s Family Restaurant, 224 N. Main Street, Route 7, in Rutland. All bikes, new members and guests will be welcome. Information: 1-888-299-7937.

 

Friday May 31

 

Free Workshops

SARATOGA SPRINGS Saratoga Arts at 320 Broadway in Saratoga Springs is accepting registrations for an “Advanced Prezi: Zoom Slideshow Software” workshop that will run from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, June 12, and an “Arts Marketing on a Shoestring” workshop to run from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 19. Both are free and open to all. Pre-registration is required at 518-584-4132. Information: www.saratoga-arts.org.

 

Summer Camp

WILTON The Town of Wilton Recreation Dept. is accepting registrations through June 12 for Summer Day Camp at Gavin Park that will run 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays from June 25 through Aug. 9 (before and after child care available). Information/registration: 518-584-9455, or www.townofwilton.com/gavin-park.

 

Open House

WHITEHALL An open house event will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, May 31, at the Whitehall Senior Meal site at American Legion Post 83. Call 499-2482 for reservations.

 

NOFA Workshop

RUPERT The Northeast Organic Farming Association of New York is accepting registrations for a workshop, “Demonstrating Draft Power in the Working Landscape,” that will be offered from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, June 15 and 16. You’ll find this workshop at the Merck Forest and Farmland Center, 3270 Route 315 in Rupert. Information/registration: www.nofany.org.

 

Trapping/Hunting

WHITEHALL Cornell Cooperative Extension is accepting registrations for a Trapper Safety Education Course that will be offered from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 15, at the Skenesborough Skete Club on Route 9 in Whitehall.
Pre-registration is required with Marc Evans at 518-499-1862. Also call Marc to register for a Hunter Safety Education Course that will be offered from 6 to 9 p.m. on June 3 and 6, and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on June 8, also in Whitehall.

 

Art Camp

HARTFORD Registrations are being accepted for a Summer Visual Art Camp in Hartford for children who’ve completed grades 1 through 5 that will run in three weekly sessions from July 8 through 26. Cost: $40 per week. Information/registration: Melissa Miller at 518-683-0972, or email simply.melissa.miller@gmail.com.

 

Art/Theater Camps

SARATOGA SPRINGS Saratoga Arts at 320 Broadway in Saratoga Springs is accepting registrations for its four Summer Camp Programs that will begin on July 8 and run for eight weeks. For children who like art and theater. Information/registration: 518-584-4132, or www.saratoga-arts.org. Also, ask about fine art and professional development workshops being offered in June.

 

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.

 

Senior Luncheon

SARATOGA SPRINGS The Saratoga County Office for the Aging will host its annual Senior Luncheon (pulled, barbecued chicken) on Friday, May 31, at the Saratoga City Center on N. Broadway in Saratoga Springs. Doors will open at 11 a.m., with lunch at noon (no food to go). The theme will be “Wild West” and there’ll be live music and door prizes. Cost: $4. Tickets are required to attend: Call 518-884-4100, or visit the office at 152 W. High Street in Ballston Spa.

 

Funtastic Fair

HOOSICK FALLS St. Mary’s Academy will host the 38th Annual Funtastic Fair from 5 to 10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, May 31 and June 1, on its grounds in Hoosick Falls. Admission will be free and this event will feature rides for all ages, entertaining games, prizes, and a variety of delicious foods. Unlimited ride wristbands will be available each night, there’ll be a dodge-ball tournament on Friday, and much more. Information: Pat at 518-686-4314.

 

Memorial Parade

GREENWICH VFW Post 7291 and American Legion Post 515 will host a Memorial Day Parade at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 31, in Greenwich. Participants will assemble along Washington Street (athletic groups are asked to assemble on Elbow Street), march west on Main Street onto Abeel Avenue, and finish at the VFW . Floats will be welcome.

 

Creative Readings

CAMBRIDGE “Creative Sparks,” readings by Hubbard Hall writers and author Jon Katz, will be presented at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 31, at Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Come at 6 p.m. for a reception. Information: 518-677-2495, or www.hubbardhall.org.

 

Saturday June 1

 

Battenkill Festival

GREENWICH The Third Annual Battenkill Runs Through It Beach and Music Festival will be held on Saturday, June 1, at the community park on Route 29, just north of the Village of Greenwich. Featured will be live music, including The Roadhouse Rhythm & Blues Band, dance with the Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company, a barbecue, silent auction, and more. Admission: $12 adults; $8 ages 6 to 12; free 5 and younger. Information/tickets: www.battenkillconservancy.org, or email battenkillconservancy@gmail.com.

 

Driving Course

HOOSICK FALLS The Northeast New York Safety and Health Council will offer a Defensive Driving Course at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 1, at the Hoosick Falls Health Center, 21 Danforth Street. Ask about saving on your car insurance and taking points off your driver’s license. Information/registration: 518-686-4854.

 

5K Race/Walk

GRANVILLE The Fourth Annual Rail Trail to the Footbridge 5K Trail Race will be held at 9 a.m. on Saturday, June 1, in Granville. In addition to the 5K race there’ll be a fun walk and 1K kids’ fun run. Top finishers will receive prizes such as Telescope directors’ chairs and maple syrup from Rathbun’s Maple Sugar House. Also, each finisher will receive a slate trivet from Sheldon Slate and the Earth and Time Studio, and each pre-registrant will receive a T-shirt. Cost: $20 for 5K; $5 kids’ run. Pre-registration: www.active.com. Participants should meet from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. at the Slate Valley Museum, 17 Water Street in Granville. Information: Kerri Thomas at Glens Falls National Bank, 518-424-7683, or www.railtrailtothefootbridge5K.com.

 

Dedication/Festival

GANSEVOORT The Donald Collins Memorial Observer’s Cabin at the historic Cornell Hill Fire Tower at Camp Saratoga will be held at 9 a.m. on Saturday, June 1, at the Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park in Gansevoort. The Wilton Wildlife Festival will follow from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on June 1 at Camp Saratoga. Featured will be Karner blue butterfly walks, live animal programs, a pond exploration, nature crafts, and barbecue food for purchase. Information: 518-450-0321, or email info@wiltonpreserve.org.

 

Home Show

SCHUYLERVILLE A Home Show will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 1, at American Legion Post 278, 6 Clancy Street in Schuylerville. Party consultants and local businesses will offer information on their products and services at this event and food will be available for purchase. Information/table space ($25 each): Dotti at 1-334-435-2122.

 

Spring Fair

LAKE GEORGE St. James Episcopal Church at 172 Ottawa Street in Lake George will hold its 10th Annual Spring Fair from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 1. Featured will be collectibles, antiques, handmade crafts, and plants. Also, soup, chili, hot dogs and sandwiches will be available. Information: 518-668-2001, or www.stjameslakegeorge.com.

 

Tag Sale

MIDDLETOWN SPRINGS St. Anne Church in Middletown Springs will hold a Tag Sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 1 at the church rectory garage and lawn. The remaining contents of the rectory will be offered, including a washer and dryer, queen bedroom set, twin beds, kitchen table/chairs, kitchen and office items, and more. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Poultney Yard Sale

POULTNEY The Poultney Area Chamber of Commerce will host the annual Poultney Townwide Yard Sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 1 (rain or shine). Information/vendor space along Main Street: Mary Lee Harris at Stitchy Women, 802-287-4114.

 

Rail Trail 5K

GRANVILLE The fourth annual Rail Trail to the Footbridge 5K Run/Walk will be held at 9 a.m. on Saturday, June 1 at the Slate Valley Museum in Granville. Register from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. at the museum. Kids activities at the museum, too. Runners will be transported by shuttle bus to the race start at Andrews Lane. Cost $20. www.railtrailtothefootbridge5k.com.

 

Truck Pull/Fair

BONDVILLE A Truck Pull and Craft Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 1, at the Bondville Fairgrounds (rain date June 2). Information/vendor space: Estelle at 802-297-1172 or 802-375-4831, or email grandmothersjoy@gmail.com.

 

Rabies Clinic

GRANVILLE 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, June 1, at the Granville Town Highway Garage on Route 24. 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.

 

Canoe/Kayak Race

QUEENSBURY/HUDSON FALLS The annual Feeder Canal Alliance Canoe/Kayak Race and Recreational Paddle will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 1 (rain or shine). Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. at the feeder at the end of Richardson Street in Queensbury. The race will finish at the Martindale Boat Basin on Martindale Avenue in Hudson Falls. Information/pre-registration: 518-792-5363, or email info@feedercanal.org.

 

Author Visits

POULTNEY Fair Haven native and author Megan Price will sign copies of her best selling book, “Vermont Wild: Adventures of Fish & Game Wardens,” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 1, at Hermit Hill Books on Main Street in Poultney. Information/to reserve signed copies: 802-287-5757, or www.VermontWild.com.

 

Park Ceremony

SCHUYLERVILLE A new unit of the Saratoga National Historical Park will be celebrated with a ceremony at the “Sword Surrender” site at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 1. This unit is located on the actual site of the British Army surrender to the Americans in 1777. It’s one mile south of Schuylerville on Route 4 and light refreshments will be served. Information: 518-664-9821, Ext. 1777, or www.nps.gov/sara.

 

Art Reception

DORSET An opening reception for an exhibition by Vermont resident Brian Sweetland will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 1, at the Dorset Public Library. Brian is a full-time landscape and still-life painter and his exhibition will run through June. All works will be for sale, with a portion of proceeds benefiting the library. Information: 802-867-5774, or www.dorsetlibraryinfo.org.

 

Museum Open

FORT EDWARD The Old Fort House Museum Campus and Gift Shop at 29 Broadway in Fort Edward will be open from 1 to 5 p.m. daily from June 1 through July 31 (closed July 4). Admission: $5 adults; free age 17 and younger. Information: 518-747-9600, or email oldfort@localnet.com.

 

Chicken Barbecue

SHUSHAN The Shushan United Methodist Church invites everyone to a Chicken Barbecue cooked by Tina Rowland from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 1. Cost: $10. Information: Gayle Shaw at 518-584-3896.

 

Chicken Barbecue

BACON HILL The handicap-accessible Bacon Hill Reformed Church invites everyone to a Chicken Barbecue on Saturday, June 1. Seating will be at 4:30 and 5:30 p.m. and takeouts will be available. Cost: $10 adults; $5 age 12 and younger. Information/reservations: Jennifer Thomas at 695-6116.

 

Artist Reception

SARATOGA SPRINGS An opening reception for an exhibition titled, “Mind and Matter: Jane Dell and Liz Parsons,” will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, June 1, at the Arts Center Gallery, 320 Broadway in Saratoga Springs. There’ll also be a discussion with the artists at 5:30 p.m. prior to the reception. Information: 518-584-4132, or www.saratoga-arts.org.

 

Sunday June 2

 

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, June 2. Cost: $6 adults; $3 children. Also, the squad will collect bottles and cans for recycling. Information: 753-9549.

 

Cello Concert

CAMBRIDGE Twelve cellists from Music from Salem’s cello seminar will perform works by Bach to contemporary at 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 2, at Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Cost: Pay what you wish; contributions welcome. Information: 518-232-2347, or www.musicfromsalem.org.

 

Monday June 3

 

Health Clinics

RUTLAND AREA The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice will offer Blood Pressure and Foot Care Clinics as follows: 11:30 a.m. Monday, June 3, Village Manor, Pittsford; 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 5, Wallingford House, Wallingford; 10 a.m. Thursday, June 6, Parker House, Rutland; and 12:30 p.m. June 6, Bardwell House, Rutland. Cost: $2 blood pressure; $5 foot care. Information: 802-775-0568.

 

Bike Club

RUTLAND The Rutland Recreation and Parks Department’s Youth Mountain Bike Club rides at 6 p.m. on Mondays and Fridays at Pine Hill Park in Rutland. Membership is open to students in grades 6 through 12 from all towns.  Information/registration: 802-773-1853, or www.rutlandrec.com.

 

Legion Bingo

CAMBRIDGE American Legion Post 634 at 2106 Route 22 in Cambridge will host Monday Bingo at 7 p.m. on June 3. This bingo is held each Monday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-677-8069.

 

Tuesday June 4

 

Pember Friends

GRANVILLE The Friends of the Pember Library will meet at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, June 4, at the library, 33 W. Main Street in Granville. All community members with an interest in promoting and assisting the Pember are encouraged to attend.

 

Legion Meetings

POULTNEY Meetings will be held as follows at American Legion Post 39, 689 Granville Street in Poultney: Ladies Auxiliary 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 4; Sons of the American Legion 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 6; and regular Legion meeting 7:30 p.m.  Thursday, June 13. Information: 802-287-5229.

 

Bingo at VFW

QUEENSBURY The Queensbury VFW at 32 Luzerne Road will host Tuesday Night Bingo at 7 p.m. on June 4. 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 June 5

 

Seniors’ Activities

GREENWICH The Greenwich Seniors Club will sponsor a Trip to the Saratoga Military Museum on Wednesday, June 5. Bring a bag lunch to the VFW parking lot on Abeel Avenue in Greenwich at 11:05 a.m. to carpool. On Wednesday, June 12, the club will ride on the Champlain Canal boat, “Caldwell Belle,” south from Schuylerville. And on Wednesday, June 19, the fair shuttle will take members to the top of Willard Mountain for a picnic. Regular June 5 and 19 meetings will not be held.

 

Cats Program

GRANVILLE A free “All About Cats” program will be offered for children of all ages from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 5, at the Pember Museum, 33 W. Main Street in Granville. Learn about the Felidae family and touch a rare snow leopard pelt and Canada lynx and bobcat pelts. Registration is not necessary. Information: 518-642-1515.

 

Wells Society Meets

WELLS The Wells Historical Society will meet for a Potluck Supper (bring a dish to share) and brief business meeting at 6 p.m. on Sunday, June 5, at the Modern Woodmen of America Hall off Route 30 in Wells. Also, Wells Village School students who won an award for their work in the Vermont History Day Program will present a special program at this meeting where everyone will be welcome.

 

Bluegrass/Country

FORT EDWARD The Bluebillies band will perform bluegrass and country music at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 5, at The Little Theater on the Farm, 27 Plum Road in Fort Edward. Refreshments will be available and there’ll be a 50/50 drawing. Cost: $8; $5 senior citizens and students. Information: www.littletheater27.org.

 

Toastmasters Meet

HUDSON FALLS The Washington County Toastmasters will meet at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 5, in the Annex II Building next to the Cornell Cooperative Extension Building , 415 Lower Main Street in Hudson Falls. This group meets on the first and third Wednesday each month and everyone is invited to attend. Information: www.washingtoncountytoastmasters.org.

 

AA Meetings

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

 

Thursday June 6

 

ArtsFest Weekend

SARATOGA SPRINGS ArtsFest Weekend will begin on Thursday, June 6, at The Arts Center, 320 Broadway in Saratoga Springs. Information: 518-584-4132, or www.SaratogaArtsFest.org.

 

Book Sale

HUDSON FALLS The Hudson Falls Free Library at 220 Main Street in Hudson Falls will hold its annual Book Sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 6; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 7; and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 8. Books for adults and children, DVD and VHS movies, and pre-owned talking books on CD and cassette tape will be offered. Information: 518-747-6406, or www.hudsonfalls.sals.edu.

 

Healthy Gardening

SCHUYLERVILLE Whipple City Chiropractic will present a program on “Gardening for a Healthy Back” at 3 p.m. on Thursday, June 6, at the Schuylerville Public Library, 52 Ferry Street. Free and open to all. Information: 518-695-6641.

 

Awards Ceremony

FORT EDWARD The Riverside School Bell Awards Ceremony and Reception honoring outstanding retired area educators will be held at 5 p.m. on Thursday, June 6, at the Old Fort House Museum, 29 Broadway in Fort Edward. Cost: $10. Everyone will be welcome. Information/reservations: 518-747-9600, or email oldfort@localnet.com.

 

Entertainment Lineup

RUTLAND Members and sponsors will gather at 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 6, at the Paramount Theatre, 30 Center Street in Rutland, for an unveiling of the Paramount’s 2013-2014 entertainment lineup. Included will be a cash bar, hors d’oeuvres and prizes. Non-members wishing to attend may enroll as members prior to this event at www.paramountlive.org. Information: 802-775-0903.

 

Thrift Shop

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

 

Legion Auxiliary

FAIR HAVEN American Legion Auxiliary Unit 49 will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 6, at American Legion Post 49, 72 S. Main St. in Fair Haven. This auxiliary meets on the first Thursday each month. Information: 802-265-7983.

 

Warren County Talk

GLENS FALLS To help mark Warren County’s 200th birthday, Tom Lynch will present a program on “Behind the Scenes: Intriguing Stories from the Warren County Archives” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 6, downstairs at the Crandall Public Library, 251 Glen Street in Glens Falls. Free. Information: www.crandalllibrary.org.

 

Free Concert

GRANVILLE The Summer Concert Series will present the Starline Rhythm Boys from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, June 6, at Veterans Park on Quaker Street in Granville. Free and open to all. Bring a lawn chair.

 

Friday June 7

 

Class Reunion

GRANVILLE The Granville High School class of 2003 is accepting reservations for its 10th Reunion that will be held on Saturday, Aug. 3, at the Georgian Lakeside Resort, 384 Canada Street in Lake George. All classmates and teachers are encouraged to attend. Information/reservations: www.Granville2003tenyear.eventbrite.com.

 

Health Clinics

RUTLAND AREA The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice will offer Blood Pressure and Foot Care Clinics as follows: 9:30 a.m. Friday, June 7, Young-at-Heart Senior Center, Poultney; 12:30 p.m. June 7, Ira Town Hall; 12:30 p.m. Thursday, June 13, Castleton Meadows, Castleton; 10 a.m. Friday, June 14, Rupert Firehouse; 1:15 p.m. Wednesday, June 19, The Meadows (residents only), Rutland; and 3:15 p.m. June 19, The Gables (residents only), Rutland. Cost: $2 blood pressure; $5 foot care. Information: 802-775-0568.

 

Thrift Shop Open

ARGYLE The Argyle Methodist Church Thrift Shop will be open from 2 to 5 p.m. on Friday, June 7, and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 8. This shop will be open on the first Friday each month and every Saturday.

 

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 June 7. 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 June 7. Featured will be a $500 jackpot special. This bingo is held each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-1491.

 

Coupon Club

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

 

First Friday

GRANVILLE First Friday will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. on June 7 at the Pember Library and Museum, 33 W. Main Street, and at the Slate Valley Museum, 17 Water Street, both in Granville. Discover the artistic, culinary and musical offerings of the Slate Valley. Information: Pember at 518-

642-2525, or Museum at 642-1417.

 

Saturday June 8

 

Horse Pull/Fair

BONDVILLE A Horse Pull and Craft Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 8, at the Bondville Fairgrounds (rain date June 9). Information/vendor space: Estelle at 802-297-1172 or 802-375-4831, or email grandmothersjoy@gmail.com.

 

Sunday June 9

 

Chamber Music

SALEM The Salem Courthouse Community Center’s Sunday Chamber Music Series will conclude at 3 p.m. on June 9. Cost: $20; $5 for music students. Information/tickets: 518-854-7053, or at the door.

 

Monday June 17

 

Legion Bingo

CAMBRIDGE American Legion Post 634 at 2106 Route 22 in Cambridge will host Monday Bingo at 7 p.m. on June 17. This bingo is held each Monday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-677-8069.

 

Tuesday June 18

 

Bingo at VFW

QUEENSBURY The Queensbury VFW at 32 Luzerne Road will host Tuesday Night Bingo at 7 p.m. on June 18. 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 June 19

 

Book Discussion

GREENWICH Joe Donahue, Public Radio producer/host, will lead a discussion of the book, “Thunderstruck” by Erik Larson, at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 19, in the Hedbring Community Room at the Greenwich Library. Pre-registration is requested at 518-692-7157, email Annie Miller at amiller@sals.edu, or visit www.Greenwich-library.org.

 

AA Meetings

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

 

Thursday June 20

 

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 June 21

 

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 June 21. 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 June 21. Featured will be a $500 jackpot special. This bingo is held each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-1491.

 

Saturday June 22

 

Trip Gathering

SARATOGA SPRINGS Saratoga Arts at 320 Broadway in Saratoga Springs will hold a Trip Preview Gathering at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 22. The trip to Provence and the French Riviera is scheduled for Nov. 4 through 13, with an optional extension to Paris Nov. 14 through 16. Information: Mary at 607-387-3322, or www.goedventures.com.

 

Tuesday June 25

 

Walk/Run

RUTLAND The Rutland County Humane Society and the Rutland Recreation and Parks Dept. will offer a “Walk, Wag & Run 5K” activity on Tuesday, June 25 and July 30, at the College of St. Joseph in Rutland. Bring your dog, or not, and raise money for the homeless animals. Walkers will begin at 6 p.m. and runners at 6:30 p.m. Information: 802-483-9171, or www.rchsvt.org.

 

Wednesday June 26

 

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. Wednesday, June 26, Godnick Center, Rutland, and 9:30 a.m. Thursday, June 27, Appletree Apartments, Fair Haven. Cost: $2 blood pressure; $5 foot care. Information: 802-775-0568.

 

Friday June 28

 

Museum Open

FORT EDWARD The Old Fort House Museum Campus and Gift Shop at 29 Broadway in Fort Edward will be open from 1 to 5 p.m. daily from through July 31 (closed July 4). Admission: $5 adults; free age 17 and younger. Information: 518-747-9600, or email oldfort@localnet.com.

 

Tuesday July 30

 

Walk/Run

RUTLAND The Rutland County Humane Society and the Rutland Recreation and Parks Dept. will offer a “Walk, Wag & Run 5K” activity on Tuesday, July 30, at the College of St. Joseph in Rutland. Bring your dog, or not, and raise money for the homeless animals. Walkers will begin at 6 p.m. and runners at 6:30 p.m. Information: 802-483-9171, or www.rchsvt.org.

 

Saturday August 3

 

Class Reunion

GRANVILLE The Granville High School class of 2003 will hold its 10th Reunion on Saturday, Aug. 3, at the Georgian Lakeside Resort, 384 Canada Street in Lake George. All classmates and teachers are encouraged to attend. Information/reservations: www.Granville2003tenyear.eventbrite.com.

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