Community Calendar 6/13/13

T hursday 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.

 

F.D. Carnival

GRANVILLE The Granville Hook and Ladder Fire Dept. 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 will cost $20. Information: 518-642-2401.

 

Book Sale

GREENWICH The Friends of the Greenwich Free Library Book Sale will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 13, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, June 14 and 15, at the library, 148 Main Street. New fiction, non-fiction, children’s books, and vintage volumes will be offered. Information: 692-2027.

 

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.

 

Tea Party Meets

FORT EDWARD The Washington County Tea Party Patriots will meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 13, on the lower level of Building II of the Washington County office complex, Upper Broadway in Fort Edward. Assemblymen Steve McLaughlin, Dan Stec and Tony Jordan will discuss current legislative issues and everyone will be welcome.

 

Chicken Coop Book

MANCHESTER Matthew Wolpe, owner of Just Fine Design/Build, will present his book, “Reinventing the Chicken Coop,” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 13, at the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester. Information: 802-362-2200.

 

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.

 

Farm Tour

GRANVILLE Michael and Philip Kilpatrick will lead a free Walking Tour of the Kilpatrick Family Farm, 9778 Route 22 in Middle Granville, at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 13. Learn about this vegetable growing enterprise and how good farming practices benefit the local economy and change the way the community eats. Information: Nancy Fitzpatrick, Hebron Preservation Society, at 518-692-9670.

 

Friday June 14

 

Music Discovery

MANCHESTER The Manchester Music Festival is accepting registrations for “Music Discovery Week” that will be offered Monday through Friday, July 8 to 12, at the First Congregational Church and at MMF’s Festival House on Dillingham Avenue, both in Manchester. For ages 6 to 14 wishing to learn violin, cello, piano or recorder.  Cost: $25. Information/registration: 802-362-1956, or www.mmfvt.org.

 

Trip Reservations

GRANVILLE AREA The Recycled Teenagers seniors group is accepting reservations for a trip to the Hilton Garder Inn in Troy on Tuesday, June 25, for a lunch and “Viva Las Vegas” show. Cost: $74. Also, there’ll be a trip to Myrtle Beach Sept. 22 to 28 ($599), and to the Amish Country in Pa. in October. Information/reservations: Dot Barber at 518-632-5210.

 

Conservation

GREENWICH Friday, June 14, is the deadline for farmers and forest land owners to apply to participate in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service Stewardship Program. Information: Visit a local NRCS office or www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/main/national/programs/financial/csp/.

 

Art/Writing Programs

SHUSHAN The Georgi Museum on Adams Lane in Shushan is accepting registrations for “I Went to the Georgi for Fun!” a program for ages 8 through 12 (9a.m. to noon, Aug. 5 to 9), and “I Went to the Georgi to Write!” a program for teens (1 to 4 p.m.,  Aug. 5 to 9). Cost: $25. Information/registration: 518-854-3773, or email info@thegeorgi.com.

 

Bible School

CASTLETON The Fellowship Bible Church on Route 30 in Castleton is accepting registrations for a Vacation Bible School that will be offered from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, June 24 to 28. Open to all, and for age 3 through children in grade 6. Information/registration: Veronica Lambert at 265-4981.

 

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.

 

Flag Day at Bank

CAMBRIDGE The Cambridge office of the Glens Falls National Bank and Trust Company at 25 W. Main Street will celebrate Flag Day on Friday, June 14. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Washington County Veterans Service Agency will assist veterans with claims and provide information on other programs. Adopt a Soldier will collect items for the troops and donations for the postage while American Legion Post 634 will sell poppies. And, everyone is invited to join local veterans for cake and refreshments at 11 a.m. Information: 518-677-2642.

 

Art Exhibition

BRANDON Paintings by local artist Joan Curtis will be showcased in an exhibition titled, “At One with Nature: New and Revisited,” from June 14 through Sept. 2 at Brandon Music, 62 Country Club Road. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., closed Tuesdays. Information: 802-465-4071, or www.brandon-music.net.

 

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.

 

Legion Flag Day

ARLINGTON Everyone is invited to a Flag Day Ceremony at 6 p.m. on Friday, June 14, at American Legion Post 69 in Arlington. Information: 802-375-6157.

 

Whitehall Flag Day

WHITEHALL A Flag Day Ceremony will be held at 6 p.m. on Friday, June 14, at Riverside Veterans Memorial Park in Whitehall. Snacks and refreshments will be provided at American Legion Post 83 following the ceremony. Also, unserviceable U.S. flags will be collected for proper disposal.

 

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.

 

Art Receptions

RUTLAND Wine and Cheese Receptions will be held to celebrate an exhibition of multi-media artworks by Shula Salem (1924-2010) from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, June 14 and 21, at the Chaffee Art Center, 16 S. Main Street in Rutland. Her paintings will be offered for sale while exhibited. Michael Salem of Rutland will host the receptions in memory of his mother, Shula. Information: 802-775-0356, or email info@chaffeeartcenter.org.

 

Book Sale

GREENWICH The Greenwich Free Library will kick off its Book Sale with a preview for library members from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, June 14 (dues to become a member or renew a membership may be paid when purchasing a book). This sale will continue from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday the 15th. Fiction, non-fiction, children’s books and vintage collectibles will be offered. Information: 692-2027.

 

Jewelry Making

MANCHESTER Trish Weill, owner of Delishdesign in Manchester, will lead a class on “Making Polymer Clay Beads and Jewelry” from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, June 14, at the First Congregational Church in Manchester. Cost: $40. Information/registration: Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning at 802-366-1820, or www.greenmtnacademy.org.

 

Authors Visit

MANCHESTER Joe Eck will present his book, “To Eat,” at 7 p.m. on Friday, June 14, while Ben Hewitt will present his work, “Saved,” at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 15, both at the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester. Information: 802-362-2200, or www.northshire.com.

 

Saturday June 15

 

Father’s Day Fishing Tournament

LAKE CHAMPLAIN The LCI Father’s Day Fishing Tournament will be held from 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, June 15 through 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 17 on the entirety of Lake Champlain. Locally, anglers can register at Honey’s Bait and Tackle in Whitehall, NY, or at Tom’s Bait and Tackle in Castleton, Vt. For additional information, or to register online, visit www.lciderby.com.

 

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.

 

Pancake Breakfast

GRANVILLE The Peniel Presbyterian Church on Quaker Street in Granville invites everyone to a Pancake Breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 15. Cost: $6 adults; $3 ages 5 to 12; free 4 and younger.

 

$1 Breakfast

FAIR HAVEN A Community Breakfast will be served from 8 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 15, at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, corner of N. Main and Allen streets in Fair Haven (handicap accessible on first floor). Cost: $1; free age 14 and younger. Everyone will be welcome.

 

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.

 

Gymkhana

CAMBRIDGE The Cambridge Saddle Club will host a Gymkhana at 9 a.m. on Saturday, June 15, at 5 Fish Hatchery Road in Cambridge. Information/entry form: www.cambridgesaddleclub.org, link “Shows & Gymkhanas” and select date.

 

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.

 

Benson Sale

BENSON The Benson Townwide Yard Sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 15. Maps will be available at the G&L Store, the Benson Village Store, the Wheel Inn and at the church.

 

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.

 

Rummage Sale

WELLS St. Paul’s Episcopal Church at the green in Wells will hold a Rummage Sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 15. Summer clothing for the entire family will be offered. Information/to donate an item(s) for this sale: Joyce Rogers at 802-287-0077.

 

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.

 

Duck Derby

ARLINGTON The annual Battenkill Duck Day and Family Fair will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 15, at the Arlington Recreation Park on Route 7A in downtown Arlington. Prizes of $1,000, $500 and $250 will be awarded and there’ll be a dunk tank, bouncy house, face painting, a crafts center, silent auction, games, prizes and food. Cost: $4 one duck; $15 five; $20 seven; $25 for 10. Ducks may be purchased through the Happy Days Playschool at 375-6039, or www.battenkillduckderby.com.

 

Dad’s Picnic

MECHANICVILLE A Father’s Day Picnic will be held at noon on Saturday, June 15, at the Highway Tabernacle, 235 Hudson Avenue in Mechanicville. Everyone will be welcome. Information: 664-4442, or www.highwaytabernacle.net.

 

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.

 

Battle of Bands

VALLEY FALLS A Battle of the Bands will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 15, at VFW Post 1938, 242 Poplar Avenue in Valley Falls. Featured will be the Huey Johnson Blues Band and the Stray Dogs. Cost: $20, with proceeds benefiting STRIDE Wounded Warriors. There’ll be hot dogs, hamburgers and more for purchase, too, along with a bonfire and free camping.

 

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.

 

Italian Dinner

EAST DORSET Everyone is invited to an Italian Dinner of spaghetti with meatballs and more on Saturday, June 15, at the East Dorset Congregational Church. Seating will be at 5 and 6:30 p.m. Takeouts will be available; order at 802-282-3018 after 4:30 p.m. on June 15. Cost: $10 adults; $6 ages 6 to 12; free 5 and younger. Proceeds will benefit repairs to, and maintenance of, the church and chapel.

 

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.

 

Dad’s Breakfast

WEST HOOSICK The West Hoosick Fire Dept. will serve an all-you-can-eat Fathers Day Pancake/French Toast Breakfast from 7:30 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, June 16, at the firehouse on Pine Valley Road, near the routes 103/109 intersection. Information: 686-1814.

 

Country Breakfast

GANSEVOORT The Gansevoort Volunteer Fire Dept. invites everyone to an all-you-can-eat Country Breakfast with pancakes, omelets and more from 8 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, June 16, at the Gansevoort Firehouse. Cost: $8 adults; $7.50 age 55 and older; $6 ages 5 to 12; free 4 and younger.

 

Buffet Breakfast

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

 

L.G. Hike

RUTLAND AREA The Green Mountain Club will offer a moderate, eight-mile Hike to Sleeping Beauty and Fishbrook Pond in Lake George on Sunday, June 16. Meet at 9 a.m. at Main Street Park, near the east end of the fire station off Center Street in Rutland City. Information: Allison Henry at 775-1627.

 

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.

 

Strawberry Festival

CAMBRIDGE St. Patrick’s Church in Cambridge invites everyone to its annual Strawberry Festival from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 16. Strawberries, cake, ice cream and more will be served.

 

Strawberry Festival

MIDDLETOWN SPRINGS The Middletown Springs Historical Society will host the 38th Annual Middletown Springs Strawberry Festival from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 16, on the town green. Vermont strawberries with homemade biscuits and ice cream will be served ($6, including iced tea, lemonade or coffee) and there’ll be locally created art and crafts, children’s activities, and live music. Free admission to the Historical Society Museum, too. Information: Linda Hurcomb at 235-9299, or David Wright at 235-2376.

 

Cello Concert

CAMBRIDGE The village of Cambridge opens its Summer Concert Series at 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 16, with the Boston Conservatory Cello Trio, presenting Music from the Cello Seminar at Music from Salem at the Gazebo in Memorial Park at the library. Bring a chair or blanket; refreshments will be available. Information: 518-677-2622.

 

Spring Concert

GRANVILLE The 30-voice Granville Area Chorus will present its annual Spring Concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 16, at the South Granville Congregational Church on Route 149. Led by Crystal Everdyke and accompanied by Geoffrey Gee, this event will feature a variety of spirituals and contemporary songs of faith. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Spaghetti Dinner

WEST PAWLET The West Pawlet Volunteer Fire Dept. invites everyone to its Father’s Day Spaghetti/Meatball Dinner fundraiser from 4 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, June 16, at the handicap-accessible firehouse on Route 153/Main Street. Cost: $5 dine in, free age 4 and younger; $6 takeout; additional $1 for soda, water or coffee. Information: Tom Collard at 802-645-0839, or email wpvfd@yahoo.com.

 

Monday June 17

 

Photo Workshop

GLENS FALLS LARAC is asking for registrations by Monday, June 17, for a “Photographing Your Art” workshop that will be offered from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 22, at the Lapham Gallery on City Park in downtown Glens Falls. An SLR camera or quality point-and-shoot camera will be required. Cost: $35; $25 members. Information/registration: 518-798-1144, Ext. 2, or www.larac.org.

 

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

 

Golf Skills Event

GRANVILLE The Washington County Democratic Committee requests registrations by Tuesday, June 18, for a “Test Your Golfing Skills” event that will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 22, at the Pole Valley Golf Course, 3737 Route 196 in Hartford. Cost: $60, including carts and a barbecue at 2:45 p.m. No prior golfing experience is needed and spectators will be welcome ($20, including barbecue, for spectators). Trophies and prizes will be awarded, too. Registration: 951-663-9090. Information: www.washingtoncountydemocrats.com.

 

Women’s Health

FORT ANN/SALEM Washington County WIC will hold its monthly clinics from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. as follows: Tuesday, June 18, Fort Ann Rescue Squad, Route 149, and Wednesday, June 19, Salem Presbyterian Church, W. Main 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.

 

Garden Club Meets

ARLINGTON The Arlington Garden Club will meet at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 18, at The West Mountain Inn of Arlington. Following a business meeting, Kerry Mendez of Perennially Yours will present a “Beautiful Shade Gardens” program. New members will be welcome. Membership information: Patricia Rauch at 375-9064, or www.arlingtongardenclubvt@webs.com

 

Tuesday Night Live

ARGYLE The Argyle Presbyterian Church will host “Ultimate Tuesday Nite Live” from 6 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, June 18 in the church parking lot. The program includes basketball, volleyball, laser tag, music, face painting, ice cream sundaes, free hot dogs, a bottle drive, and more. To pre-purchase laser tag tickets (3 games for $10), call Colleen at 638-8617. Proceeds benefit the APC camp Scholarship Fund.

 

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.

 

Free Concert

CASTLETON Grand Central Station will perform in concert at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 18, at the Castleton State College Pavilion (rain or shine). This dance band features everything from jazz, Motown, and country to classic rock, and has opened for acts such as The Duprees, Colin Raye and The Pointer Sisters. Free and open to all. Information: www.castleton.edu/concerts.

 

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.

 

Pember Board Meets

GRANVILLE The Pember Board of Trustees will meet at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, June 19, at the Pember Library, 33 W. Main Street in Granville. Information: 518-642-2525.

 

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

 

Library Programs

POULTNEY Registration will begin on Thursday, June 20, for the Poultney Public Library’s “Dig into Reading” summer reading program for ages 6 to 12. The annual Scavenger Hunt will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, June 25, and the Teen Summer Reading program for ages 12 to 18 will kick off on Thursday, June 27. Information: 802-287-5556.

 

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.

 

Garden Tour

RENSSELAER COUNTY Cornell Cooperative Extension will host its annual Rensselaer County Garden Tour from 4 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 20 (rain or shine). Eight private gardens in the Town of Schodack will be featured. Maps will be available at the Schodack Town Hall, corner of routes 9 and 20 and Schuurman Road. Cost: $10 per person; maximum $30 per car. Information: 518-272-4210, or email dhc3@cornell.edu.

 

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.

 

Book Discussion

SARATOGA SPRINGS The Northshire Bookstore will host author Neil Gaiman at 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 20, at the Saratoga City Center in Saratoga Springs. Neil will discuss his adult novel, “The Ocean at the End of the Lane,” with Joe Donahue. Cost: $35, including admission for one person and a copy of the book; $45 admission for two and one copy of the book. Information/tickets: www.northshire.com, or visit the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester.

 

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.

 

Rescue Pilot

EASTON Col. Edward Fleming, a helicopter rescue pilot, will recount some of the most thrilling episodes of his 30-year career at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 20, at the Easton Library, 1074 Route 40. Included is a rescue during the storm of Halloween, 1991, known as “The  Perfect Storm,” and the rescue of Dr. Jerri Nielsen from the Antarctic in 1999. Information: 518-692-2253.

 

Bingo Benefit

WELLS A Paper Sheet Bingo will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 20 at the Modern Woodmen of America in Wells to benefit the Haynes House of Hope in Granville. A second Bingo on Sunday, June 23 at noon at the MWA will also benefit Haynes House. All are welcome. Information: 518-642-8155.

 

Free Concert

FAIR HAVEN Yankee Dixie will perform New Orleans-style Dixieland music 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

 

Birthday Calendar

POULTNEY The Poultney Woman’s Club is accepting listings for its 2014 Poultney Community Birthday and Anniversary Calendar. Enter birthdays and anniversaries of your family members for $6. The club suggests using the calendar as a gift for relatives and friends. Information/to list birthdays and/or anniversaries: Sue Monaco at 802-287-5510, or Beverly Drake at 287-9730.

 

Boating Course

POULTNEY/WELLS Certified instructor Frank Callahan is accepting registrations for a free Safe Boating Course he will teach from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday, June 26 and 27, at the Poultney Volunteer Fire Dept. A second class will be offered from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday, July 1 and 2, at the Wells Village School. The Lake St. Catherine Assn. advises that (to operate a power boat) a boat safety certification is required by law for everyone born after Jan. 1, 1974. Information/registration: Frank at 802-645-9136.

 

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.

 

Art Receptions

RUTLAND A Wine and Cheese Reception will be held to celebrate an exhibition of multi-media artworks by Shula Salem (1924-2010) from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, June 21, at the Chaffee Art Center, 16 S. Main Street in Rutland. Her paintings will be offered for sale while exhibited. Michael Salem of Rutland will host the reception in memory of his mother, Shula. Information: 802-775-0356, or email info@chaffeeartcenter.org.

 

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

 

Mystery Hike

RUTLAND AREA The Green Mountain Club will offer a moderately difficult, four to six-mile Mystery Hike in Ripton on Saturday, June 22. Call Diane Bargiel and Jen Wagner at 413-687-1109 for time and place to meet.

 

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.

 

Castleton Sale

CASTLETON The Castleton Community Seniors will sponsor the Sixth Annual Castleton Townwide Yard Sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 22. The Castleton Community Center is offering vendor space on its grounds on Main Street/Route 4A at $20 for an outdoor space and $25 indoors (deadline for reservations is June 21; call 802-468-3093). Residents also will sell a wide range of items at their locations throughout town.

 

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.

 

Artist Reception

RUPERT An Artist Reception with Judith Winder will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, June 22, at the Rupert Kittay Library, 2827 Route 153 in Rupert. Judith’s paintings and drawings have been widely exhibited, including in Connecticut, Colorado, Ohio and Florida. Information: 802-394-2444, or www.rupertkittaylibrary.org.

 

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.

 

Picnic, Strawberries

WELLS The  Town of Wells will hold its annual Town Picnic at noon on Saturday, June 22, at the Wells Lakeside Park off North Street (formerly known as the Delaney property). Also, across the street at the Little Lake Orchard Farm there’ll be a Strawberry Festival from 2 to 6 p.m. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Hazardous Waste

SHREWSBURY A Household Hazardous Waste Collection will be held from 1 to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 22, at the Shrewsbury Transfer Station, 103 Mountain Road. This free service is for the towns of Benson, Chittenden, Fair Haven, Middletown Springs, Pawlet, Rutland Town, Shrewsbury, Sudbury, Tinmouth and West Haven (proof of residency required). Information: Pam at 802-342-5701, or www.rutlandcountyswac.org.

 

FDR Speaks

STILLWATER Actor Gary Stamm will portray President Franklin D. Roosevelt at 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 22, at the Saratoga National Historical Park’s Visitor Center, 648 Route 32 in Stillwater. FDR will speak about the park’s 75th anniversary, the role he had in establishing it, and his administration’s work to expand the national parks system. Free and open to all. Information: 518-664-9821, Ext. 1777, or www.nps.gov/sara.

 

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.

 

Bingo Benefit

WELLS  A Paper Sheet Bingo will be held at the Modern Woodmen of America in Wells, Vt. at noon on Sunday, June 23 to benefit the Haynes House of Hope in Granville. All are welcome. Information: 518-642-8155.

 

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.

 

Monday June 24

 

5Ks

GANSEVOORT The Camp Saratoga 5K Trail Series will be held at 6:15 p.m. on Mondays, June 24, July 8 and 22, and Aug. 5 and 19, at Camp Saratoga, Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park in Gansevoort. Cost: $5 day of each run. Light refreshments will follow the runs, along with unusual raffle prizes. Bring water. Proceeds will benefit the Preserve and Park, the Jake Fund (a local preschooler), and a local nonprofit organization. Information: Laura Clark at 581-1278, email laura@saratogastryders.org, or www.saratogastryders.org.

 

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.

 

Environment Group

MANCHESTER Green Drinks, an informal group of community members broadly interested in environmental issues, invites everyone to its meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 25, at Mulligans, 3912 Route 7A in Manchester. Enjoy drinks and conversation. Information: www.greendrinks.org.

 

Free Concert

CASTLETON The Will Patton Ensemble will perform in concert at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 25, at the Castleton State College Pavilion (rain or shine). Free and open to all. Information: www.castleton.edu/concerts.

 

Wednesday June 26

 

Social/Garden Tour

BOMOSEEN The Tri-County Farm and Garden Club will meet at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, June 26, for a box lunch social and tour of Karelia Melendi’s garden at 86 Mason Point South in Bomoseen. Bring a box lunch to raffle, with proceeds benefiting two annual scholarships. Guests welcome, too. Information: 584-4439.

 

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.

 

Gospel Jam

FORT EDWARD The Bluebillies band will lead a Gospel Jam at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 26, at the Little Theater on the Farm, 27 Plum Road in Fort Edward. Cost: Free, donations appreciated. Refreshments will be available, there’ll be drawings, and pickers and listeners will be welcome. Information: Mel at 518-632-5026, or  www.littletheater27.org.

 

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.

 

Free Concert

FAIR HAVEN Mellow Yellow will perform music from the 1960s and ‘70s at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 27, at the Fair Haven town park (rain site/Fair Haven Baptist Church). There’ll be a 50/50 drawing and popcorn and hot dogs will be available for purchase. Information: www.fairhavenvt.org/concerts.

 

Free Concert

GRANVILLE The Summer Concert Series will present the New York Players from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, June 27, at Veterans Park on Quaker Street in Granville. This group features a big band sound, with top 40, R&B and Motown hits.  Free and open to all. Bring a lawn chair.

 

VSO Concert

CHITTENDEN The Vermont Symphony Orchestra will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 27, at the Mountain Top Inn, 195 Mountain Top Road in Chittenden. Broadway star Jean Ford will join the orchestra with hits from the Great American Songbook. The concert will end with the 1812 Overture, marches and fireworks. Gates will open at 5:30 p.m. for picnicking. Cost: $31 adults ($36 at the gate); free age 17 and younger with advance adult ticket purchase ($12 at the gate). Information/tickets: Mountain Top Inn, Kamuda’s Country Market in Pittsford, 802-86-FLYNN, or www.flynntix.org.

 

Friday June 28

 

Heritage Days

FORT EDWARD The Old Fort House Museum at 29 Broadway in Fort Edward will host a Celebration of Heritage Days from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, June 28 and 29. Featured will be garage, book, plant and estate sales. The museum will be open, too, with free admission for Fort Edward residents with proof of residency. Information: 518-747-9600, or email oldfort@localnet.com.

 

Legion Barbecue

ARLINGTON The Women’s Auxiliary invites everyone to a Family Barbecue Night at 6 p.m. on Friday, June 28, at American Legion Post 69 in Arlington. Hot dog and hamburger platters will be available at $5 each. A barbecue basket raffle will be held, too, with the drawing at 7 p.m. Information: 802-375-6157.

 

Art Opening

SARATOGA SPRINGS An opening reception for “Homage to Dance: Sculptures and Drawings by Andrew DeVries” will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, June 28, at the National Museum of Dance, 99 S. Broadway in Saratoga Springs. Forty masterworks in bronze and 20 pastel drawings will be highlighted. Information: www.dancemuseum.org.

 

Variety Show

FORT EDWARD A Musical Variety Show will be staged at 7 p.m. on Friday, June 28, at the Little Theater on the Farm, 27 Plum Road in Fort Edward. Free admission, donations appreciated. Samantha Jenkins will host this event in memory of her father and there’ll be refreshments and drawings. Information: 518-747-3421, or email littletheater@littletheater27.org.

 

Piano Concert

BENNINGTON Katherine Chi, winner of Canada’s Honens International Piano Competition, will perform a selection from her classical repertoire on the Bennington Center’s Fazioli at 8 p.m. on Friday, June 28. You’ll find the Center at 44 Gypsy Lane.  Cost: $30 in advance; $35 at the door. Information/tickets: www.thebennington.org, or visit the Center. Orders may be placed after 2 p.m. June 29 at 695-6623.

 

Saturday June 29

 

Benefit Run

FAIR HAVEN The Seventh Annual Mary Wells Heath 5K Memorial Run/Walk will take place at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 29 with race registration from 7 to 8:15 a.m. at the Town Green in Fair Haven. Race benefits the RRMC Cancer Center. First 100 registrants get a t-shirt. Information/pre-registration: Mary Lou Thompson at 802-273-2210.

 

Pizza/Wings

VICTORY MILLS An eat in or carry out Pizza and Wings Night will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, June 29, at the Victory Mills Fire Dept. Cost: $11 for 12-cut cheese pizza; $18 12-cut pizza with works; $2 each additional topping; $8 dozen wings; 75 cents extra blue cheese.

 

Hymns/Dinner

HEBRON The Fifth Annual Patriotic Hymn Sing and Free Dinner will be held on Saturday, June 29, at the East Hebron Presbyterian Church on Route 22 in Hebron. The dinner will begin at 5:30 p.m. and the sing at 6:30 p.m. “America the Beautiful” will be celebrated at this event where everyone will be welcome. Information: 518-642-2672.

 

Classical Music

KILLINGTON The Killington Music Festival will present “Vienna in Vermont” at 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 29, at the Rams Head Lodge at Killington Resort. Works by Mozart, Beethoven and Brahms will be performed. Cost: $20. Tickets: 802-422-1330. Information: 802-773-4003, or www.killingtonmusicfestival.org.

 

Sunday June 30

 

Basket Party

QUEENSBURY A Basket Party will be held on Sunday, June 30, at the Ramada Inn on Abbey Lane in Queensbury. Doors will open at 11 a.m., with drawings at 1 p.m. There’ll be raffles and food, too, with proceeds benefiting Mary (Austin-Harrington) Lieberman’s medical expenses due to paralysis. Information: 518-222-8726, or 518-526-9448.

 

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.

 

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 through July 31. Admission: $5 adults; free age 17 and younger. Information: 518-747-9600, or email oldfort@localnet.com.

 

Monday July 8

 

5Ks

GANSEVOORT The Camp Saratoga 5K Trail Series will be held at 6:15 p.m. on Mondays, July 8 and 22, and Aug. 5 and 19, at Camp Saratoga, Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park in Gansevoort. Cost: $5 day of each run. Light refreshments will follow the runs, along with unusual raffle prizes. Bring water. Proceeds will benefit the Preserve and Park, the Jake Fund (a local preschooler), and a local nonprofit organization. Information: Laura Clark at 581-1278, email laura@saratogastryders.org, or www.saratogastryders.org.

 

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.

 

Monday August 5

 

5Ks

GANSEVOORT The Camp Saratoga 5K Trail Series will be held at 6:15 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 5 and 19, at Camp Saratoga, Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park in Gansevoort. Cost: $5 day of each run. Light refreshments will follow the runs, along with unusual raffle prizes. Bring water. Proceeds will benefit the Preserve and Park, the Jake Fund (a local preschooler), and a local nonprofit organization. Information: Laura Clark at 581-1278, email laura@saratogastryders.org, or www.saratogastryders.org.

 

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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