Community Calendar 6/6/13

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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.

 

Peer Support

QUEENSBURY The “Can You Hear Me?” peer support group will meet at 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 6, at the Southern Adirondack Independent Living office, 71 Glenwood Avenue in Queensbury. This is an open forum for the sharing of negative and positive experiences, difficulties and joys. Information: Robert or Peter at 792-3537.

 

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

 

Summer Classes

POULTNEY The Vermont Summer Academy at Green Mountain College in Poultney is accepting registrations for Culinary Arts, Writing 101: Fiction and Poetry, and Design and Build: Ecoconstruction classes. Information: 802-287-8205, or www.greenmtn.edu.

 

Ballet Class

CAMBRIDGE Registrations are being accepted for “A Summer Ballet Intensive: Introduction to the Cecchetti Method” class with Erika Schmidt that will be offered from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on June 20, 25 and 27, and July 2, at Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Cost: $60; $54 members; $20 single class. Information/registration: 518-677-2495, or www.hubbardhall.org.

 

Educator Seminar

CASTLETON The Castleton Center for Schools is accepting registrations for a Personalized Learning Institute that will be offered Monday through Friday, July 8 to 12, at Castleton State College. This seminar is for teachers, librarians, administrators, technology integrators and special educators. Registration is requested by June 14 at www.castleton.edu/centerforschools. Information: Dr. Richard Reardon at 802-469-1358, or email richard.reardon@castleton.edu.

 

Art Camp

GLENS FALLS The Hyde Collection is accepting registrations for a Modern Nature Summer Art Camp that will run from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, June 25 to 28, at 161 Warren Street in Glens Falls. For ages 6 through 14, including drawing and painting, inside and outside. Cost: $60; $50 members. Information/registration: Evi Fisher at 518-792-1761, Ext. 340, or email efisher@hydecollection.org.

 

Day Camp

WILTON The Town of Wilton Recreation Dept. is accepting registrations for Summer Day Camp 2013 that will run 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday from Tuesday, June 25, through Friday, Aug. 9. Before and after childcare will be available, too. Information/registration (deadline June 12): 518-584-9455, or www.townofwilton.com/gavin-park.

 

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. Events schedule, www.cambridgenychamber.com. Information/sponsorships: Cambridge Valley Chamber of Commerce at 518-677-0887, email cambridgechamber@gmail.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.

 

Flea Mkt/Craft Fair

RUTLAND The Fifth Annual Flea Market/Craft Fair to benefit BROC Community Action in Southwestern Vermont will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, June 7 and 8, at the Vermont State Fairgrounds in Rutland. New and used items will be offered, inside and outside. To donate for this event and for vendor space, call Donna Stearns at 802-773-9480 at Jen’s Motel, or 802-353-5204.

 

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.” The Pember will show pottery and watercolors and offer sample whipped cream shots. Information: Pember at 518-642-2525, or Museum at 642-1417.

 

Saturday June 8

 

Outdoor Activities

GLENS FALLS/SARATOGA The Glens Falls-Saratoga Chapter of the Adirondack Mountain Club will offer the following outdoor activities: Hiking June 8, 9 and 15; Walking/Hiking June 9 and 18; and Evening Paddle June 11. Information: www.adk-gfs.org.

 

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.

 

Pancake Breakfast

ARGYLE Everyone is invited to a Pancake Breakfast from 8 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 8, at the Argyle United Methodist Church, 12 Sheridan Street. Cost: $5; free age 5 and younger.

 

IBA Field Day

FORT EDWARD The Friends of the IBA (Washington County Grasslands Important Bird Area) will hold an IBA Field Day from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 8, at Oliva Vineyards in Fort Edward. Featured will be a live birds of prey presentation, tips on gardening for birds with native plants, guided bird walks (small fee), a bird photography field workshop (small fee), bird-related items for sale, and food for purchase. Information: 518-692-9559, or www.ibafriends.org.

 

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 marquee 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.

 

Stable Open House

ARGYLE The Double L Stable Equine Rescue and Sanctuary, 9 Tilford Road in Argyle, will hold its annual Drop in/Drop Off Open House from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 8. Drop in to meet the horses and learn about the programs, and drop off your  bottles, cans, ink cartridges and Nutrena feed tags. There’ll be a clicker training demonstration by Cindy Davidson about 10 a.m. Raffle prizes, too. Information: 518-638-6929, or email manemare04@aol.com.

 

One-Room Schoolhouse

EAST HEBRON A House and Lawn Sale (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.) and “A Day in the Life of a One-Room Schoolhouse” event (1 to 4 p.m.) will be held on Saturday, June 8, at the Hebron Preservation Society, 6560 Route 22 in East Hebron. 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 parking will be available at the United Presbyterian Church across from the schoolhouse and everyone will be welcome at both events that are free. Information: Debi Craig at email dcraig1@hughes.net.

 

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.

 

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.

 

IBA Night Out

FORT EDWARD The Friends of the IBA (Washington County Grasslands Important Bird Area) will hold an IBA Night Out Wine and Cheese Reception from 5 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, June 8, at Oliva Vineyards in Fort Edward. Meet the artists and enjoy live music, quality works of art, and scenic views of the Hudson River. Tickets: Visit Oliva Vineyards or see a Friends of the IBA member. Information: 518-692-9559, or www.ibafriends.org.

 

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.

 

Chicken Barbecue

HARTFORD The Hartford Fish and Game Club will hold a Chicken Barbecue from 11 a.m. until sold out on Sunday, June 9, at the Stewart’s Shop in Hartford. Cost: $5 half chicken; $9 dinner. Also, a sophomore class will hold a bake sale during the barbecue.

 

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.

 

Chicken Barbecue

GREENWICH The Masons of Ashlar Lodge, north of the circle on Route 40 in Greenwich, invite everyone to a Giffy’s Chicken Barbecue from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sundays through Aug. 11. Cost: $10.

 

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.

 

Bottle Drive

GREATER GRANVILLE AREA Olivia Burnham and Abigail Armstrong encourage everyone to support a Girl Scout Bottle Drive that will be held on Sunday, June 9. Bring bottles from noon to 3 p.m. to Curtis Lumber, Moore’s Corners, or Gemini Fitness in Granville, LaFlamme’s in Whitehall, or the Hartford Firehouse. Also, 10 a.m. to noon at Walker’s Farm, Home and Tack in Fort Ann. Information: Diane Wescott at 518-642-0767, or email d.wescott@yahoo.com.

 

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

 

Headlines Discussion

MANCHESTER Jack Adler will lead Weekly Discussions of “today’s headlines” from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Mondays from June 10 through July 29 at Equinox Village in Manchester. Voice your opinion on national and international issues and hear what others are thinking. Cost: $40. Information/registration: Gloria Palmer at the Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning, 802-366-1820, or www.greenmtnacademy.org.

 

Alzheimer’s Support

ARGYLE The Pleasant Valley Alzheimer’s Support Group will meet from 2 to 3 p.m. on Monday, June 10, in the conference room at Pleasant Valley, 4573 Route 40 in Argyle. Family, friends and caregivers are invited to meet for mutual support, discussion of coping and problem solving skills, and available resources. This group will meet on the second Monday each month. Information: Maureen Mahar at 518-638-8274, Ext. 215.

 

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

 

Women’s Health

GRANVILLE Washington County WIC will hold its monthly clinic from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, June 11, at the Granville Baptist Church on Quaker Street. WIC provides supplemental foods and health education to pregnant and nursing women, infants, and children to age 5. Ask if you qualify for help with your food bill. Information/alternate time: 518-746-2460.

 

Employment

SARATOGA SPRINGS BOCES will offer a workshop on “Navigating Employment Challenges” from 3 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, June 11, at the Gick Road Conference Center in Saratoga Springs. Several state and county agencies and organizations will participate in this event that is only for school district staff members who have experienced a reduction in force or hours, and their family members. Information: 518-746-3353, or email teach@wswheboces.org<mailto:awieske@wswheboces.org>.

 

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.

 

Garden Club

SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville Garden Club will feature Betsy Birchenough of the Lake George Community Garden Club at their meeting at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, June 12 at the United Methodist Church, 51 Church Street, Schuylerville. Visitors are welcome. Information: 306-6845.

 

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.

 

Auditions

HUDSON FALLS The Hudson River Shakespeare Company will hold Auditions for its production of “Henry IV, Part II,” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 12, at the United Methodist Church, 227 Main Street in Hudson Falls. Roles are available for age 7 and older and no prior experience or prepared material is needed. Information: 747-4418, email hrsc1999@aol.com, or visit www.hudsonrivershakespeare.org.

 

Author Speaks

CAMBRIDGE The Cambridge Historical Society and Museum will host teacher and author Barbara Baker at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 12, at 12 Broad Street in Cambridge. Barbara will speak about a book she is writing on a woman and her two daughters who were slaves of Abram VanTuyl in his house in Cambridge. Everyone will be welcome. Information: 518-677-5232, or email cambridgenyhistoricalsoc@gmail.com.

 

Thursday June 13

 

Farmers’ Market

CASTLETON The Castleton Farmer’s Market, next to Citizens Bank on Main Street in Castleton Village, will be open from 3:30 to 6 p.m. on Thursdays through Oct. 3. Fresh local produce, jams/jellies, maple products and more will be offered. Robert Wuagneux will provide music, too. Information: Lori Barker at 273-2241 or 353-0498.

 

Roast Pork

GRANVILLE Everyone is invited to a Roast Pork Dinner at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 13, at the North Granville Methodist Church on Route 22. Cost: $9 adults; $4 ages 3 to 10; free age 2 and younger. Information: Roberta at 518-812-4001.

 

Carnival

GRANVILLE Granville Hook and Ladder Fire Department will hold its annual Fireman’s Carnival Thursday through Saturday, June 13 through 15. There will be a parade on Saturday at 5 p.m. and fireworks that night at 10:30 p.m. There will be live entertainment, food, games and rides as well. An unlimited ride bracelet costs $20. For more information call the fire department at 518-642-2401.

 

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

 

Summer Programs

RUTLAND The Chaffee Art Center in Rutland is accepting registrations for several Weekly Summer Programs and some shorter workshops for children age 3 through teen that will be offered beginning on June 24 and continuing into August. Information/registration: 802-775-0356, 802-775-0062, or www.chaffeeartcenter.org.

 

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.

 

MWA Open House

WELLS Jennifer Miller, a Modern Woodmen of America representative, will host an Open House at 6 p.m. on Friday, June 14, at the Modern Woodmen building off Route 30 in Wells. Learn what the MWA has to offer and how to become a member of this fraternal benefit society that was formed in 1883. Refreshments will be served. Information: Jennifer at 802-325-9428, or email jennifer.miller@mwarep.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.

 

Saturday June 15

 

Bass Tournament

VICTORY MILLS The Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club will host a Bass Fishing Tournament on Saturday, June 15. Fish from the 9P bridge to the last barrier before the Hudson River. Entry fee: $15. Prizes determined on the number of entries. Weigh fish by 2 p.m. and a fish fry will follow with fish, burgers, and hot dogs. Information: Art Thivierge at 695-9407, or Mike Jennings at 695-3747.

 

Tailgate Sale

GREENWICH The Washington County Fair Poultry Dept. will sponsor a Tailgate Sale from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, June 15, at the Washington County Fairgrounds (rain or shine). Offered will be small farm animals (no dogs or cats), crafts and plants. Refreshments will be available. Information/vendor space ($15): Roger Rode at 518-638-0150, or Robert Bentley at 518-222-6443.

 

Food Pantry Open

SCHAGHTICOKE The Food Pantry at the Hoosic Valley Community Church, 2024 Route 40 in Schaghticoke, will be open from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 15. The pantry is open on the third Saturday each month. Information: 753-6984.

 

Rabies Clinic

ARGYLE 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 15, at the Town Highway Garage on Route 40 in Argyle. 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.

 

Hay Days

RUPERT Merck Forest and Farmland Center will join the Green Mountain Draft Horse Assn. to present “Hay Days” from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, June 15 and 16, at Merck Forest, 3270 Route 315 in Rupert. Demonstrations of draft horses plowing, tilling, tedding, raking and baling will be included. There also will be a discussion at 2 p.m. both days on “How to Start Farming with Draft Power.” Children’s activities, including wagon rides, too. Free and open to all. Information: 802-394-7836, or www.merckforest.org.

 

Basket Party

WHITEHALL A Basket Party with more than 200 baskets will be held on Saturday, June 15, at the Whitehall Elks Lodge. Doors will open at noon, with drawings at 2 p.m. Cost: $5 first sheet of tickets; $2 each additional sheet. There also will be many raffle prizes, including a flat-screen TV. Proceeds will benefit five-year-old Jordan Smith’s medical costs. Information: Linda at 518-796-8398.

 

N.Y. History Talk

SCHUYLERVILLE Heritage Hunters of Saratoga County invites everyone to its meeting at 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 15, at the Town of Saratoga Town Hall, corner of routes 4 and 29 in Schuylerville. Bill Greer, trustee of the New Netherlands Institute, will speak on the bawdy world of Dutch New York from 1624 to 1664, using anecdotes of real people and events. Information: 518-587-2978.

 

New Trail/Launch

SCHUYLERVILLE A ribbon cutting ceremony will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 15, for the new Riverwalk Sensory Trail and the adjacent Alfred Z. Solomon Kayak Launch at Hudson River Park, just off Route 4 north of Schuylerville. Information: Email info@hudsoncrossingpark.org.

 

Chicken Barbecue

SCHAGHTICOKE Victor Lodge invites everyone to a Chicken Barbecue from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 15, at the lodge across from the Hoosic Valley Central School on Route 67 in Schaghticoke. Cost: $10. Tickets are available from lodge members, and reservations may be made at 753-0406.

 

Hyde Exhibition

GLENS FALLS The Hyde Collection at 161 Warren Street in Glens Falls will open a new exhibition, “Georgia O’Keeffe and Lake George,” on Saturday, June 15. To run through Sept. 15, this exhibition features 58 paintings that explore the formative influence of Lake George on the art and life of Georgia O’Keeffe (1887-1986). Cost: $12 admission; $10 age 60 and older, and students; free age 12 and younger. Information/hours: 518-792-1761, or www.hydecollection.org. Also, an opening reception will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on June 15 ($15; free Hyde members). Reservations are required with Kara Shier at the above number, Ext. 323.

 

Fashion Show

HOOSICK FALLS The Second Annual Fashion Show to promote cancer awareness and the Karen McGovern Memorial Fund will be held at 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 15, at the Immaculate Conception Church on Main Street in Hoosick Falls. Cost: $10 for show and dinner; $7 for show or dinner. There’ll also be a 50/50 raffle, along with Chinese and silent auctions. Information: 518-275-3596.

 

Rock ‘n’ Roll

FORT EDWARD Rockabilly Hall of Fame recording artist Marty Wendell will perform a “Golden Age of Rock ‘n’ Roll” show at 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 15, at the Little Theater on the Farm, 27 Plum Road in Fort Edward. Cost: $8; $5 senior citizens and students. Refreshments will be available and there’ll be a 50/50 drawing. Information: www.littletheater27.org.

 

Night of Opera

RUTLAND The College of St. Joseph will hold its 19th Annual Night of Opera from 7 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, June 15, in Tuttle Hall on the campus in Rutland. Featured will be five professional performers and a silent auction. Cost: $30, with proceeds benefiting the college’s fund for student scholarships. Information/tickets: 802-776-5264, or www.csj.edu/opera.

 

Country Dance

SCHUYLERVILLE The Country Round and Square Dance Association invites everyone to an Old-Style Country Dance from 7 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, June 15, 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.

 

Gypsy Folk

BENNINGTON The Caravan of Thieves band will perform “gypsy swinging folk music” at 8 p.m. on Saturday, June 15, at the Bennington Center for the Arts, 44 Gypsy Lane. Cost: $20 in advance; $25 at the door. Information/tickets: www.thebennington.org, or visit the Center.

 

Moon Watch

HUBBARDTON The Green Mountain Alliance of Amateur Astronomers will host a “By the Light of the Silvery Moon” activity from 8 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, June 15, at the Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site, 5696 Monument Hill Road. The members will bring telescopes and you are asked to bring binoculars, a flashlight and blanket. Inclement weather will move this event inside for an illustrated program. Information: 802-273-2282, or www.Historicsites.vermont.gov/Hubbardton.

 

Sunday June 16

 

Half Marathon

KILLINGTON 3C Race Productions will present the Killington Half Marathon on Sunday, June 16, starting and ending at Killington Resort. Information: www.discoverkillington.com.

 

Day at Hildene

MANCHESTER Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home in Manchester, will host a free Community Day on Sunday, June 16. See Hildene’s many venues, including the house and gardens, Welcome Center, Museum Store, Pullman car, Rowland Agricultural Center, and eight miles of scenic woodlands. Begin at the Welcome Center where you’ll receive a sticker for the day. Also, bring a picnic and stay as long as you like. Information: 802-362-1788, or www.Hildene.org.

 

Pancakes, Waffles

SCHAGHTICOKE Victor Lodge will serve a buffet-style Pancake/Belgian Waffle Breakfast from 7:30 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, June 16, at the lodge across from the Hoosic Valley Central School on Route 67 in Schaghticoke. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Buffet Breakfast

GREENWICH Elks Lodge 2223 on Route 40S in Greenwich invites everyone to a Sunday Buffet Breakfast from 8:30 to 11 a.m. on June 16. Omelets, pancakes and more will be served at $6 per person, $5 senior citizens, and $4 children.

 

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.

 

Walking Tour

GREENWICH Reenactor Cliff Oliver will lead a Walking Tour of the Underground Railroad, with 15 stops in Greenwich Village, at 1 p.m. on Sunday, June 16. Meet at Mowry Park, across from TD Bank and near the intersection of Main and Church streets. Free and open to all; donations appreciated to support the preservation of Underground Railroad history.

 

Life in 1777

HUBBARDTON A Hubbardton resident from 1777 will come back to life to talk with visitors about the battle and life in the path of war at 1 p.m. on Sunday, June 16, at the Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site, 5696 Monument Hill Road. The resident also will lead a walk to the East Hubbardton Cemetery and back. This event will move inside in case of inclement weather. Information: 802-273-2282, or www.Historicsites.vermont.gov/Hubbardton.

 

Monday June 17

 

Potluck Supper

HEBRON Everyone is invited to a Potluck Supper at 6 p.m. on Monday, June 17, at the East Hebron United Presbyterian Church on Route 22 in Hebron. Bring a dish to share to this event that will be held on the third Monday each month, with few exceptions. Information: 518-854-7017, 854-9383.

 

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.

 

Lyme Disease Talk

MANCHESTER Dr. Alexis Chesney will make a PowerPoint presentation on “Lyme Disease Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment” at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 18, in the downstairs meeting room at the Mark Skinner Library, 48 West Road in Manchester. Free and open to all. Information: 802-362-2607, or www.markskinnerlibrary.org.

 

Library Advocates

SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville Public Library Advocates group will meet at 7 p.m. on June 18 at the library, 52 Ferry Street. Information: 518-695-6641.

 

Wednesday June 19

 

Wheat Production

WILTON Noon on Wednesday, June 19, is the deadline to register for a field day hosted by NOFA-NY titled, “Producing Heirloom Wheat for the Personal Homestead,” that will be held from 1 to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 22, at Edge Brook Acres, 27 Hopeful Lane in Wilton. Cost: $10 per person; $15 two or more people per farm. Information/registration: Stephanie at 585-271-1979, Ext. 509, or email register@nofany.org.

 

Gnosis Lectures

HOOSICK FALLS The Northeast Association of Gnostic Anthropology will present a series of introductory Lectures on Gnosis from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Wednesdays from June 19 through July 10 in Hoosick Falls. Introduced will be “meditation and practical keys in self awareness.” Cost: Free; donations accepted to help cover costs. Information/location: Email gnosis.hoosick@gmail.com.

 

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.

 

Astronomy Club

SALEM The Salem Astronomy Club will meet at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 19, at the Historic Salem Courthouse. Everyone with “an interest in the evening skies” will be welcome and you don’t need to own a telescope to join this club. Information: Courthouse at 854-7053, or email wfrederi@gotsky.com.

 

AA Meetings

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

 

Thursday June 20

 

Farmers’ Market

CASTLETON The Castleton Farmer’s Market, next to Citizens Bank on Main Street in Castleton Village, will be open from 3:30 to 6 p.m. on Thursdays through Oct. 3. Fresh local produce, jams/jellies, maple products and more will be offered. Robert Wuagneux will provide music, too. Information: Lori Barker at 273-2241 or 353-0498.

 

Peer Support

QUEENSBURY The “Can You Hear Me?” peer support group will meet at 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 20, at the Southern Adirondack Independent Living office, 71 Glenwood Avenue in Queensbury. This is an open forum for the sharing of negative and positive experiences, difficulties and joys. Information: Robert or Peter at 792-3537.

 

Thrift Shop

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

 

Free Concert

FAIR HAVEN Yankee Dixie will perform music from the American South at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 20, at the Fair Haven town park (rain site/Fair Haven Baptist Church). Free ice cream will be provided at this concert, there’ll be a 50/50 drawing, and popcorn and hot dogs will be available for purchase. Information: www.fairhavenvt.org/concerts.

 

Friday June 21

 

Children’s Camp

ORWELL The Mount Independence State Historic Site at 497 Mount Independence Road in Orwell is accepting registrations for a Children’s Revolutionary Morning Camp that will be offered from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, June 26 to 28. For ages 6 to 11. Cost: $75. Information/registration: 802-948-2000, or www.historicsites.vermont.gov/MountIndependence.

 

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.

 

Rock ‘n’ Roll

MANCHESTER As part of the Summer Solstice Street Festival celebrating the completion of the Roundabout construction, the Don’t Leave Band will perform rock ‘n’ roll favorites from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, June 21, at the First Baptist Church in Manchester. Activities on Main Street will include street performers, a dunk tank with town officials, children’s activities, and a variety of food options. Park at Rite Aid or the Manchester Elementary Middle School. Free and open to all. Information: 802-362-0207, or email t.hayes@ manchester-vt.gov.

 

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.

 

Dinner at VFW

VALLEY FALLS VFW Post 1938 in Valley Falls invites everyone to a Dinner at 7 p.m. on Friday, June 21. Cost: $14. The Post plans to serve a dinner on the third Friday each month, with few exceptions. Information: 518-753-7707.

 

Man of La Mancha

SALEM The Rose Repertory Players from California will stage “The Man of La Mancha, The Impossible Dream Musical,” at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, June 21 and 22, and 2 p.m. the 23rd, at the Fort Salem Theater in Salem. Cost: $30 adults; $27 senior citizens; $15 age 12 and younger. Information/tickets: 518-854-9200, or www.fortsalemtheater.com.

 

Saturday June 22

 

Outdoor Activities

GLENS FALLS/SARATOGA The Glens Falls-Saratoga Chapter of the Adirondack Mountain Club will offer the following outdoor activities: Hiking June 22, 23, 29 and 30; Evening Paddle June 25; and Paddle/Camping June 29. Information: www.adk-gfs.org.

 

Century Ride

KILLINGTON The Long Trail Century Ride…with 100, 50 and 20-mile loop options…will be held on Saturday, June 22, in Killington. This ride will begin and finish at the Long Trail Brewery on Route 4 where there’ll be a barbecue, live music, family entertainment, refreshments and more following the ride. Information: www.discoverkillington.com.

 

Lawn Sale

CASTLETON The Hope for Honduras organization will hold a Lawn Sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, June 22 and 23, at 1991 Main Street in Castleton. Proceeds will benefit meals for 34 children at St. Gertrude’s School that was built by the Rotary Club. Information/to donate an item (s) for this event: Kaylie-Ann Flannigan at 802-468-5298.

 

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

 

Junior Golf

KILLINGTON The  Killington Junior Golf Tournament will be held Sunday through Thursday, June 23 to 27, at the Green Mountain National Golf Course in Killington. Competing will be 144 of the world’s best junior golfers and their families in this American Junior Golf Assn. official event. Information: www.discoverkillington.com.

 

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.

 

Chicken Barbecue

GREENWICH The Masons of Ashlar Lodge, north of the circle on Route 40 in Greenwich, invite everyone to a Giffy’s Chicken Barbecue from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sundays through Aug. 11. Cost: $10.

 

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 23, 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.

 

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.

 

Thursday June 27

 

Farmers’ Market

CASTLETON The Castleton Farmer’s Market, next to Citizens Bank on Main Street in Castleton Village, will be open from 3:30 to 6 p.m. on Thursdays through Oct. 3. Fresh local produce, jams/jellies, maple products and more will be offered. Robert Wuagneux will provide music, too. Information: Lori Barker at 273-2241 or 353-0498.

 

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.

 

Sunday June 30

 

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 30, 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.

 

Thursday July 4

 

Flea Mkt/Craft Fair

RUTLAND The Fifth Annual Flea Market/Craft Fair to benefit BROC Community Action in Southwestern Vermont will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday though Saturday, July 4 to 6, at the Vermont State Fairgrounds in Rutland. New and used items will be offered, inside and outside. To donate for this event and for vendor space, call Donna Stearns at 802-773-9480 at Jen’s Motel, or 802-353-5204.

 

Sunday July 7

 

Chicken Barbecue

GREENWICH The Masons of Ashlar Lodge, north of the circle on Route 40 in Greenwich, invite everyone to a Giffy’s Chicken Barbecue from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sundays through Aug. 11. Cost: $10.

 

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.

 

Friday July 19

 

Flea Mkt/Craft Fair

RUTLAND The Fifth Annual Flea Market/Craft Fair to benefit BROC Community Action in Southwestern Vermont will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, July 19 and 20, at the Vermont State Fairgrounds in Rutland. New and used items will be offered, inside and outside. To donate for this event and for vendor space, call Donna Stearns at 802-773-9480 at Jen’s Motel, or 802-353-5204.

 

Sunday July 21

 

Chicken Barbecue

GREENWICH The Masons of Ashlar Lodge, north of the circle on Route 40 in Greenwich, invite everyone to a Giffy’s Chicken Barbecue from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sundays through Aug. 11. Cost: $10.

 

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.

 

Sunday August 11

 

Chicken Barbecue

GREENWICH The Masons of Ashlar Lodge invite everyone to a Giffy’s Chicken Barbecue at the lodge north of the circle on Route 40 in Greenwich from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 11. Cost: $10.

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Test scores improve, but continue to lag behind

Granville students showed improvement in both math and English on the state tests but continue to lag behind their peers […]

Youth Center for sale

The Granville Police Benevolent Association has put its youth center up for sale. Sergeant Dave Williams said a lack of […]

Former resident dies in accident

A former Granville resident was killed Saturday night in a motor vehicle accident on I-87 in Albany. Matthew Fiske, 43, […]

Quarryman not returning

One of Main Street’s most well known residents has been missing for years and it doesn’t appear he will be […]