Community Calendar 5/30/13

 

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.

 

Gallery Applications

GLENS FALLS A free Art Gallery Application Workshop will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 30, at LARAC’s Lapham Gallery, 7 Lapham Place in Glens Falls. Learn how to build your application for exhibition, including writing an effective cover letter, artist statement, resume/biography, and how to organize your images. Information: 518-798-1144, Ext. 5, or www.larac.org.

 

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.

 

Artist Talk

SCHUYLERVILLE Regis Brodie, an emeritus professor of art at Skidmore College, will present an Artist Talk from 7 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, May 30, at The Laffer Gallery, 96 Broad Street in Schuylerville. From painting to sculpture to ceramics, Regis will speak about the system and philosophy of creating his works. Reservations are requested at 518-695-3181, or email erik@thelaffergallery.com.

 

Friday May 31

 

Montreal Trip

BENNINGTON/HOOSICK FALLS The Ladies Shrine Airoc Court 42 is accepting reservations for a Montreal Bus Trip that will run Thursday through Saturday, Aug. 1 to 3. Pickups will be made in Bennington, Hoosick Falls and Troy. A $50 deposit is requested by June 1. Information/reservations: Sharon Clairmont at 518-265-6187.

 

Quebec Trip

WHITEHALL Mary Gebo is accepting reservations for a Pilgrimage to the Shrine of St. Anne de Beaupre in Quebec that will run Aug. 14 through 18. Cost: $254 double occupancy; $310 single. Information/reservations: Mary at 480-4965, or email gebomary@yahoo.com.

 

Stress Workshop

CASTLETON The Castleton Community Center on Route 4A is accepting registrations through June 4 for a Stress Management Workshop that will run from 1:30 to 3 p.m. on Wednesdays, June 5 through 26. Free and open to all. Information/registration: 802-468-3093.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Open House

WHITEHALL An open house event will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, May 31, in the Whitehall Senior Meal Site at American Legion Post 83. Information/reservations: 499-2482.

 

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.

 

Bag Sale

SALEM The Shoppe Off Broadway thrift store on E. Broadway in Salem, to the right of the Courthouse Community Center, will continue its Bag Sale from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, May 31 and June 1. Fill a bag of clothing for the family for only $1. Proceeds will support area youth programs.

 

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.

 

Ribbon Cutting

SARATOGA SPRINGS The National Museum of Dance at 99 S. Broadway in Saratoga Springs will host a ribbon cutting for its newly renovated Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney Hall of Fame at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 31. Also featured will be twenty-four-pointe shoe sculptures and the Hall of Fame induction display for ballerina Anna Pavlova. Free and open to all. Information: 518-584-2225, Ext. 3001, or www.dancemuseum.org.

 

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.

 

Dance Recital

WHITEHALL The Step ‘n’ Time Dance Studio will present a dance recital, “A Decade of Dance,” at 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 31, and 12:30 and 6:30 p.m. Saturday, June 1, in the auditorium at Whitehall High School. Nearly 200 dancers will perform original choreography to classic songs. Cost: $5 at the door. Information: Gretta Nemcek Stanclift at 518-793-3323, or email dancestepntime@yahoo.com.

 

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.

 

Tinmouth Concert

TINMOUTH The Washed Up Old Beulah Band will perform in concert at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, May 31, at the Old Firehouse on Route 140 in Tinmouth. Featured will be “jubilee-style radio gospel music.” Cost: $10. Desserts will be available for purchase and free coffee from the Canopy Coffee Co. Information: Jo Reynolds at 802-446-3457, or email joreynolds@vermontel.net.

 

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.

 

Book Sale

HOOSICK FALLS The First Saturday Book Sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on June 1 at the Cheney Library on Classic Street in Hoosick Falls. For sale this month will be hardcover books for adults at four for $1. Information: 686-9401.

 

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.

 

Rummage Sale

POULTNEY A indoor Rummage and Bake Sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 1, at the handicap- accessible United Baptist Church on the green in East Poultney. Information: 802-287-5577, or email netker2003@yahoo.com.

 

Driving Class

SARATOGA SPRINGS A state-approved Defensive Driving Class will be offered from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 1, at the First Baptist Church, 45 Washington Street in Saratoga Springs. Ask about saving on your auto insurance and taking points off your driving record. Cost: $39; bring a friend for additional $34. Registration is required with Ray Frankoski at 286-3788.

 

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. Home party consultants and local businesses will offer information on their products and services, food will be available for purchase, and there’ll be a raffle and Chinese auction. 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.

 

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.

 

Chicken Barbecue

WHITEHALL The Dresden Volunteer Fire Co. will hold a Chicken Barbecue from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 1, at the firehouse, 14092 Route 22 in Clemons. Cost: $9. Information: 518-499-2031.

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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.

 

Opening Reception

ARLINGTON An opening reception for an exhibition by painter Sandra Miller titled, “Reflections,” will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 1, at the Martha Canfield Library in Arlington. This exhibition will run through June 28. Information: 802-375-6159, or www.marthacanfieldlibrary.org.

 

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.

 

Roast Pork

PAWLET The Ladies’ and Gentlemen’s Supper Club invites everyone to a Roast Pork Dinner at 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 1, 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.

 

Bingo Bash

SCHAGHTICOKE A Basket Bingo Bash will be held on Saturday, June 1, at the Schaghticoke Fairgrounds, 69 Stillwater Bridge Road. Doors will open at 5 p.m. at the New York State Products Building and games will begin at 6 p.m. Cost: $10, including 18 games and a chance to win a door prize. Information: Mary at 518-753-4411, Ext. 13, or www.schaghticokefair.org.

 

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.

 

Talent Show

SALEM The 10th Annual Old Courthouse Talent Show will be presented at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 1, at the Fort Salem Theater.  Song, dance and comedy by 12 performers will be featured and everyone will be welcome at this family-friendly event. Tickets will be sold at the door and are available at the Courthouse Community Center in Salem. Information: www.salemcourthouse.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.

 

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, June 2, 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. A meeting will precede the dance from 1:30 to 2 p.m. and there’ll be a buffet at 3 p.m. (bring a dish to share). Information: Floyd at 747-6687, or Sandy at 824-3719.

 

A Cappella Concert

RUTLAND The Spoon Mountain Singers, an a cappella chorus from Tinmouth, will perform in concert at 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 2, at Trinity Church, 85 West Street in Rutland. Songs spanning several centuries will be featured. Cost: Free-will offering to benefit the church. Information: Susan and Robert Lloyd at 235-9016.

 

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.

 

Diabetes Classes

CORINTH Cornell Cooperative Extension and Fidelis Care will offer free classes for people with diabetes and their family members from 1 to 2:30 p.m. on Mondays, June 3, 10 and 17, at the Corinth Senior Center on Hamilton Avenue. Information/registration: 885-8995.

 

Live Healthier

RUTLAND A free “Take Control of Your Life by Learning to Live Healthier” program will be offered from 2 to 4:30 p.m. on Mondays from June 3 through July 15 (no program July 1) at Sheldon Towers, Sheldon Place in Rutland. Participants are expected to attend all six sessions. Information/registration: Rutland Regional Medical Center at 802-773-9888, Ext. 22, or www.RRMC.org.

 

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.

 

Officer Installation

GREENWICH Everyone is invited to the Installation of Officers at Ashlar Lodge 584 on Route 40 North in Greenwich at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, June 3. Light refreshments will be served. Information: Morgan Snyder at 692-2786.

 

Tuesday June 4

 

Women’s Health

CAMBRIDGE/GRANVILLE Washington County WIC will hold its monthly clinics from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Granville Baptist Church on Quaker Street on Tuesday, June 4, and at the Cambridge Town Office on N. Park Street on Wednesday, June 5. 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.

 

Story Hour

CAMBRIDGE Children ages 2 through 6 and their caregivers are invited to a free Curious Kids Summer Story Hour that will be offered by Battenkill Books and The Curiosity Forum at 10 a.m. on Tuesdays from June 4 through Aug. 27. You’ll find this activity at Battenkill Books, 15 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Information: 518-677-2515, or www.battenkillbooks.com.

 

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.

 

Celiac-Sprue Group

GLENS FALLS The Glens Falls Area Celiac-Sprue Support Group will meet from 5 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, June 4, at the Gurney Lane Recreation Area, 118 Gurney Lane in Queensbury (no formal program). Cost: $15; free age 15 and younger.   Reservations are requested with Jean at 518-584-6702, or email glutenfreersvp@gmail.com.

 

Workshops

SHUSHAN The Georgi Museum and Park Center on Adams Lane in Shushan will offer a Collage Workshop from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesdays from June 4 through 25 ($50, including materials) and a Pieces of Peace Workshop from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, June 29 ($35, including journal and pen). Information/registration: 518-584-3773, or email info@thegeorgi.com.

 

Library Activities

HOOSICK FALLS The Friends of the Cheney Library will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 4, at the library on Classic Street in Hoosick Falls. And on Saturday, June 8, Pam Fricke will lead a Scrapbooking Workshop at 10 a.m. at the library. Cost: $5. Pre-registration is requested at 686-9401, or register at the library.

 

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.

 

Dance Band

CASTLETON Elixir, a high-energy dance band, will perform in concert at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 4, in the Castleton Pavilion at Castleton State College. Rock, swing and reggae-inspired rhythms will be featured and everyone is invited. Information: www.castleton.edu/concerts.

 

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

 

Quit Tobacco

MANCHESTER The Vermont Quit Network and the Vermont Blueprint for Health will offer information on “How to Quit Tobacco” from 8 to 9 a.m. on Wednesday, June 5, in the Spiral Press Café’s conference room at the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester. Get the support and tools you’ll need to make a personalized plan to quit. Information/registration: Janice at 802-440-4098, or email proja@phin.org.

 

Vineyard Visit

POULTNEY The Slate Valley Garden Club will visit the Whaleback Vineyard off Route 30 at 202 Old Lake Road in Poultney on Wednesday, June 5. Club members and all Granville area residents are invited to meet at 10 a.m. at the Slate Valley Masonic Center on Route 24 in Middle Granville to carpool to the 10:30 a.m. visit. Lunch will follow at the Lake St. Catherine Country Club off Route 30 in Poultney. Information: Robyn Lipschutz at 518-642-2629.

 

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.

 

Painting/Drawing

RUTLAND The Chaffee Art Center will offer a Painting Class ($30, including supplies) at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesdays, and Figure Drawing with a live model ($15 one session, $25 for two) from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursdays, at 75 Merchants Row in downtown Rutland. Registration: 802-775-0062. Information: www.chaffeeartcenter.org.

 

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.

 

Book Reading

MANCHESTER Tim Bryant, a Vermont dairy farmer and author of “A Father’s Gift,” will read from and sign his book at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 5, at the Mark Skinner Library, 48 West Road in Manchester. Tim’s book is a collection of stories from a time when the family farm was the economic center of Vermont. Free and open to all. Information: 802-362-2607.

 

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.

 

Children’s Benefit

RUTLAND Eckerd Child and Family Support Services will host an “Evening of Excellence” from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 6, at the Palms Restaurant on Strongs Avenue in Rutland. Featured will be entertainment, a silent auction, and Shining Star Awards. Cost: $35. Donations appreciated, too. Proceeds will support child abuse prevention, family strengthening, and youth development. Information/reservations: Diane Robie at 802-747-0490, or email drobie@eckerd.org.

 

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.

 

Balloon Festival

CAMBRIDGE The 13th Annual Cambridge Valley Balloon Festival will be held Friday through Sunday, June 7 to 9, in and around the historic village of Cambridge. Featured will be fireworks on Friday followed by a weekend of colorful balloon launches and other family-friendly activities. Information/sponsorships: Cambridge Valley Chamber of Commerce at 518-677-0887, email cambridgechamber@gmail.com, or visit www.cambridgenychamber.com.

 

Driver Course

SALEM Buffie Kelly will lead a presentation of the AARP Driver Safety Course from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Friday, June 7, at the Salem Courthouse Community Center. Cost: $17 members; $19 non-members. Information/registration: 854-7053.

 

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.

 

Grange Auction

CASTLETON Center Grange 290 and Bomoseen Grange 273 invite everyone to an Auction Fundraiser at 6 p.m. on Friday, June 7, at the Bomoseen Grange Hall on Route 30, just south of Castleton Corners. Information/to donate an item(s) for this event: Dwayne Gibbs at 802-273-2651 and leave a message, or Skip at 802-342-7313. Consignment items will be welcome, too.

 

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.

 

Films, Show

SALEM Students from the Salem High School Film Club will screen their original Short Films at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, June 7 and 8, at the Courthouse Community Center in Salem. Following will be a Fashion and Dance Show presented by the Susi Shoe Dancers and high school students. A dessert auction, too. Cost: Free, donations appreciated to support the Community Center’s Lunch, Learn and Play summer children’s program. Everyone will be welcome.

 

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. The Slate Valley Museum will open its newest exhibit, “Preserving a Heritage, Building a Community: the Carpatho-Rusyn People of the Slate Valley.” Information: Pember at 518-

642-2525, or Museum at 642-1417.

 

Saturday June 8

 

Vermont Days

VERMONT Vermont Days, featuring free admission at Vermont state historic sites and state park day use areas, will be held on Saturday and Sunday, June 8 and 9. Information: www.historicsites.vermont.gov.

 

Open House

CAMBRIDGE The New Skete Communities on New Skete Lane in Cambridge will hold an Open House on Saturday, June 8. Tour the churches, a cheesecake bakery, see puppy socialization and dog training demonstrations, visit the gardens, and go to a plant sale. Information: www.newskete.org.

 

Car Rally

MIDDLE GRANVILLE The Penrhyn Engine & Hose Co. will host its 7th annual car rally on Saturday, June 8 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Middle Granville carnival grounds. There will be all sorts of vehicles to look at or show, as well as live music, food, fun, ground prizes and a 50/50 raffle. The admission fee is $3 for adults and free for children under six. The entry fee is $8 to preregister and $10 at the event. For more information call 642-1094.

 

Car Show

MANCHESTER The 27th Annual Manchester Antique and Classic Car Show will be held on Saturday and Sunday, June 8 and 9, at the Dorr Farm in Manchester. Featured will be marque Land Rover and Ford vehicles, along with 46 other classes of cars, food vendors, a car corral, off-road riding with Land Rover, and a flea market. Also, there’ll be a cruise-in along Depot Street on Friday and a public dance at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Show hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. Information: Manchester and the Mountains Regional Chamber of Commerce at 802-362-6313, or www.manchestercarshow.com.

 

Bake Sale

GRANVILLE The Granville Democratic Committee will hold a Bake Sale at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 8, in front of Scottie’s on Main Street in Granville. Proceeds will to for awards the committee gives to two Granville High School students in the government class. Winners this year are Shaylah Baker and Ricky Prevost.

 

Poultney Cemetery

POULTNEY A special meeting of the Poultney Cemetery plot owners and trustees will be held at 9 a.m. on Saturday, June 8, at the cemetery. Information: Email poultneycemeteryassociation@yahoo.com.

 

Valley Falls Sale

VALLEY FALLS The Valley Falls Library will host the annual Valley Falls Villagewide Lawn and Garage Sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 8. The library will have a Treasures and Trash Sale of books and garage sale items, along with a bake sale. Also, the library and the United Methodist Church will offer food throughout the day. Information: 518-753-4230.

 

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.

 

Scrapbooking

HOOSICK FALLS The Friends of the Cheney Library will host a Scrapbooking Event at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 8, at the library on Classic Street in Hoosick Falls. Pam Fricke will demonstrate for teens and adults how to make scrapbook pages. Cost: $5. Pre-registration is requested at 686-9401, or visit the library.

 

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.

 

Spinning Guild

SCHUYLERVILLE The Southern Adirondack Spinning Guild will meet from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 8, 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.

 

Guide Workshop

FORT EDWARD Elizabeth O’Leary will lead a Guide Workshop at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 8, at the Old Fort House Museum, 29 Broadway in Fort Edward. Information: 518-747-9600, or email oldfort@localnet.com.

 

Center Anniversary

BENNINGTON The Green Mountain Christian Center at 440 Main Street in Bennington will hold its 35th Anniversary Celebration and Church Family Reunion from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 8. Included will be a buffet luncheon, a history video, puppet presentation, and fellowship and worship time. Reservations are requested at 802-447-7224, or email gmccreunion@hotmail.com.

 

Annual Lecture

ORWELL Paul Gillies, a Vermont historian and attorney, will present the annual J. Robert Maguire Lecture at 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 8, at the Mount Independence State Historic Site, 497 Mount Independence Road in Orwell. Information: 802-948-2000, or www.historicsites.vermont.gov/MountIndependence.

 

One-Room School

EAST HEBRON Dale and Joan Prouty will host “A Day in the Life of a One-Room Schoolhouse” from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 8, at the East Hebron School on Route 22, across from the East Hebron Presbyterian Church. Children will learn what it was like to be a student in a one-room school and there’ll be activities for young and old. Free and open to all. Information: Debi Craig at email dcraig1@hughes.net.

 

Kite Flying

HUBBARDTON A “Go Fly a Kite” activity will be offered from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 8, at the Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site, 5696 Monument Hill Road. Learn how to make a simple kite or bring your own to fly. Information: 802-273-2282.

 

Wildcrafting

SHUSHAN A Wildcrafting Plant Workshop will be offered from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 8, at the Dionondehowa Wildlife Sanctuary and School, 148 Stanton Road in Shushan. Learn to identify edible plants available locally. Cost: $30 (a few scholarships available). Pre-registration is required at 518-854-7764.

 

Chicken Barbecue

VALLEY FALLS The Valley Falls United Methodist Church at 16 State Street will hold a takeout-only Chicken Barbecue from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 8. Cost: $10 adults; $4 ages 6 to 12. Information/reservations: 753-6053.

 

Car Rally

GRANVILLE The Penrhyn Engine Co. will host Car Rally 2013 from 5 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, June 8, at the Middle Granville Carnival Grounds, 1394 Route 24 (rain date 3 to 6 p.m. June 9). Welcome will be cars, motorcycles, tractors and more. There’ll be food, prizes, a 50/50, and live music. Admission: $3; free age 5 and younger. Vehicle entry fee: $10; $8 in advance. Information/advance registration: Ardyce Bresett at 518-642-0798, or Bernie Emery at 642-1094.

 

Bach/Rock Concert

SARATOGA SPRINGS Bass baritone Paul Houghtaling, accompanied by pianist Kevin Chance, will perform a “Bach to Rock” concert at 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 8, in the Filene Recital Hall at Skidmore College, 815 N. Broadway in Saratoga Springs. Cost: $10, $8 with Arts Pass, at the door only. Information: www.hubbardhall.org/opera/opera-company.

 

Sunday June 9

 

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, June 9. 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.

 

Sunday Breakfast

VALLEY FALLS The Ladies Auxiliary invites everyone to a Pancake/French Toast Breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, June 9, at VFW Post 1938 on Poplar Avenue in Valley Falls. Cost: $7 adults; $3 children.

 

Sunday Breakfast

VICTORY The Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club on Route 32 south of Victory Village will serve a Pancake/French Toast Breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, June 9. Cost: $6 adults; $3 children. This breakfast will be served on the second Sunday each month, with few exceptions, and everyone will be welcome.

 

Farmers’ Market

CAMBRIDGE The Cambridge Farmers’ Market will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sundays in Railroad Park, across from the Cambridge Hotel. This market will offer a wide range of fresh, local produce and there’ll be live music, too.

 

Car Show

GLENS FALLS The Adirondack Car Enthusiast group will host the Sixth Annual Crandall Park Car, Truck and Motorcycle Show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 9, at Crandall Park on Glen Street in Glens Falls (rain date June 29). All makes, models and years will be welcome. Spectator admission: $3. Show vehicle registration: $10. A portion of proceeds will benefit Adopt a Soldier. Information: Dave at 518-791-9926, or www.aceautoclub.com.

 

Car Show

SARATOGA SPRINGS The General Schuyler Emergency Squad will host its Second Annual Car Show from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 9, at 901 Route 29 East in Saratoga Springs. Awards will be presented to winners in 10 classes of vehicles. Cost: Free for spectators; $10 registration for show vehicles. Hot dogs, hamburgers, and sausage/peppers will be available for purchase, and there’ll be a raffle. Proceeds will benefit the Squad. Information: George Garney at 518-380-1292.

 

Music/Storytelling

SARATOGA SPRINGS Julia Chalfin will present her autobiographical one-woman show of music and storytelling, “The Birth of a Diva,” at noon on Sunday, June 9, in the Filene Recital Hall at Skidmore College, 815 N. Broadway in Saratoga Springs. Cost: $10, $8 with Arts Pass, at the door only. Information: www.hubbardhall.org/opera/opera-company.

 

Fiddling Session

SCHUYLERVILLE The Adirondack Fiddlers will host an “Old Tyme Fiddling” session from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday, June 9, at the American Legion Hall on Clancy Street in Schuylerville. All fiddlers and the public will be welcome and there’ll be round and square dancing. Information: 518-274-6817.

 

Family Day

GLENS FALLS A free Family Discovery Day activity will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 9, at The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren Street in Glens Falls. Tour the museum’s “Summer Still Life” exhibition and then participate in a studio activity for all ages. Information: June Leary at 518-792-1761, Ext. 327, or email jleary@ hydecollection.org.

 

Basket Party

WELLS The Section Eight Ryders group will host a Basket Party Fundraiser for Judy Doran on Sunday, June 9, at the Modern Woodmen of America Hall off Route 30 in Wells. Doors will open at 2 p.m., with drawings at 4 p.m. Cost: $5 first sheet of tickets; $2 each additional sheet. There’ll be a 50-cents-per-scoop buffet, a raffle, and a lotto tree, too. Proceeds will benefit Judy’s medical expenses as she combats Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Information/to donate a basket: Janice Rivers at 518-345-5078, or Shelly Reed at 518-791-9060 or 518-642-2980. .

 

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.

 

Jubilee Fete

SALEM A Mass will be celebrated in honor of Fr. Condon’s golden jubilee at 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 9, at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Salem. A reception will follow on the church lawn and there’ll be a dinner in the church hall. Reservations are required for the dinner; sign up in church or call Lonnie Rasmussen at 854-9749, or Eileen Dashnaw at 854-9540.

 

Viola Concert

CAMBRIDGE Music from Salem’s Viola Seminar musicians will perform in concert at 7 p.m. on Sunday, June 9, at Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Featured will be a premiere arrangement for a Bach fugue for viola choir. Admission: Pay what you wish/contributions welcome. Information: 518-232-2347, or www.musicfromsalem.org.

 

Monday June 10

 

Chorus Practice

RUTLAND The Rutland Curbstone Chorus will meet for practice at 7 p.m. on Monday, June 10, at Rutland High School. All males with an interest in barbershop singing are encouraged to join this fun group. Information: 802-273-2911.

 

Tuesday June 11

 

Artist Reception

PAWLET A Meet the Artist Reception with Tom Atkins will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 11, at the Pawlet Public Library. Tom’s exhibition includes paintings and drawings that will be offered for sale at this event and a percentage of the proceeds will benefit the library. The exhibition will run through July in the library’s downstairs gallery. Information: Beth Kashner at 802-325-3123, or email pawlet_pub@vals.state.vt.us.

 

Library Boards

SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville Public Library municipal (village) board meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m., and the library funding district (school) board meeting will be held at 7:15 p.m., on Tuesday, June 11, at the library, 52 Ferry Street. Both meetings will be open to the public. Information: 518-695-6641.

 

Wednesday June 12

 

Club Picnic

CASTLETON The GFWC Castleton Woman’s Club will hold its annual Picnic at noon on Wednesday, June 12, in the backyard of the Castleton Community Center on Route 4A (inside in case of rain). Residents of Castleton, Fair Haven and surrounding towns who are interested in this club’s activities are invited to attend. Information: Nancy at 468-5421.

 

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.

 

Dems Meet

GRANVILLE The Granville Democratic Committee will meet at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 12, at the Village of Granville Meeting Room, 51 Quaker Street, across from the Stewart’s Shop. All interested voters are invited to attend. Information: Nicholas Silitch at 642-8086.

 

Thursday June 13

 

Documentary

GREENWICH The Michael Murphy documentary film, “WHY in the World are They Spraying?” will be screened at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 13, at the Greenwich Library, 148 Main Street. This film chronicles how the atmospheric spraying of nano-particles affects us all. Free. Information: 518-854-7764.

 

Free Concert

GRANVILLE The Summer Concert Series will present the Blue and Gold Night band that’s comprised of students from Granville Central School from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, June 13, at Veterans Park on Quaker Street in Granville. Free and open to all. Bring a lawn chair.

 

Friday June 14

 

H.S. Reunion

GRANVILLE The Granville High School class of 1988 is accepting reservations for its 25th Reunion that will be held on Saturday, Aug. 3. All 1980s alumni are invited. Information/reservations: Lisa (Rivers) Fenton at 802-235-2264, or www.Granvillenyclassof88.com.

 

Whipple City Fest

GREENWICH The Whipple City Festival will be held in Greenwich on Friday and Saturday, June 14 and 15. Featured will be a parade, live music, carnival games, 5K race and fun run, horse-drawn wagon rides, a family carnival, bounce house, ping-pong tournament, World War II radio broadcast re-creation, Civil War encampment, food vendors, chicken barbecue, and more. Free admission. Information: www.greenwichchamber.org/events.asp.

 

Flag Day

GREENWICH The Greenwich Primary School invites all area veterans to a Flag Day Ceremony at 8:45 a.m. on Friday, June 14, at the school. Students will perform patriotic songs and the winner of the Elks Club’s essay contest will read the winning entry that expresses the importance of honoring the flag. Prior to the ceremony there’ll be a reception at 8:25 a.m. in the school’s cafeteria.

 

Opening Reception

CAMBRIDGE An opening reception for an exhibition of oil and watercolor paintings by Jan Waldron will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, June 14, at the Valley Artisan’s Market, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. This exhibition will run through July 8. Information: 518-677-2765.

 

Opening Reception

BRANDON The Compass Music and Arts Center at 333 Jones Drive in Brandon will hold an opening reception for an exhibition by abstract expressionist Roger Book titled, “Breaking the Ice,” from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, June 14. Information: 802-247-4295, or email info@cmacvt.org.

 

Gallery Opening

CAMBRIDGE The Green Bridge Gallery at 13 W. Main Street in Cambridge will open with its inaugural show, “Landscapes of Washington County” by Matt Chinian, from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, June 14. Also featured will be music by Athena Burke and light refreshments will be served. Information: www.greenbridgegallery.wordpress.com.

 

Sunday June 16

 

Sundae on Farm

SARATOGA Cornell Cooperative Extension and the McMahon family will host a “Sundae on the Farm” event from noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 16, at McMahon of Saratoga Thoroughbreds on Fitch Road in the Town of Saratoga. There’ll be free, guided tours, a farmers’ market, food demonstrations by local chefs, horse-drawn wagon rides, live music, Stewart’s ice cream sundaes, and more. Information: 518-885-8995.

 

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

 

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.

 

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.

 

Sunday June 23

 

Farmers’ Market

CAMBRIDGE The Cambridge Farmers’ Market will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sundays in Railroad Park, across from the Cambridge Hotel. This market will offer a wide range of fresh, local produce and there’ll be live music, too.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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 9

 

Civil War Talk

HOOSICK FALLS Michael Russert will speak on the Battle of Gettysburg and Hoosick Falls’ involvement in the Civil War at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 9, at the Cheney Library on Classic Street in Hoosick Falls. Everyone will be welcome. Information: 686-9401.

 

Friday July 12

 

Opening Reception

CAMBRIDGE An opening reception for an exhibition by realistic sports painter Adriano Manocchia will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. on Friday, July 12, at the Valley Artisan’s Market, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. This exhibition will run through Aug. 13. Also, Adriano will sign copies of his newly released book, “Water, Sky & Time” during the reception. Information: 518-677-2765.

 

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.

 

H.S. Reunion

GRANVILLE The Granville High School class of 1988 will hold its 25th Reunion that on Saturday, Aug. 3. All 1980s alumni are invited. Information/reservations: Lisa (Rivers) Fenton at 802-235-2264, or www.Granvillenyclassof88.com.

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