Community Calendar 9/5/13

T hursday, Sept. 5

 

RUTLAND  Volunteer cosmetologists will teach women cancer survivors beauty techniques Tuesday, Sept. 10 from 10 a.m. to noon, as part of the American Cancer Society’s “Look Good —Feel Better” program. Chemotherapy and radiation treatment patients will learn hair restoration, skincare and make-up

Thursday September 5

 

Fragile Quilt Shown

BENNINGTON  The Jane Stickley Quilt, so fragile it can be shown but once each year, continues its display at Bennington Museum through October 14. Born in Shaftsbury, Vermont, Stickley created the quilt to reflect both the turbulent times of the Civil War and her own personal struggle with a reportedly errant husband. The 150-year-old quilt is shown during museum hours.

 

New Exhibition

SALEM   “Metaphors/Proportions,” a new exhibit by Artist Ruth Sauer, will run through Oct. 5 at the North Main Gallery and Studio. Employing acrylic on archival paper, Sauer creates “vivid monotypes” which the Gallery says are “not demure.” For more information call 518-854-3406 or email www.artinsalem.com/northmain.

 

Registration Underway

WILTON  September registration is already underway for the New York State Licensed After School  Program at Gavin Park in Wilton. Children K-5 may enroll. The program runs Monday through Friday from 3:30 to 6 p.m., offering sports, crafts, group play, homework time, snacks and drinks. Register online at www.townofwilton.com or in person at the Gavin Park Office, 10 Lewis Drive, Wilton, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

 

Group Services

MANCHESTER The Havurah Keruv group in Manchester will hold Rosh Hashanah services on Thursday, Sept. 5, and Yom Kippur services on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 13 and 14. This group holds Shabbat services on the second Friday each month, and new members will be welcome. Information/location: Steven Grossfeld at email keruvgroup@gmail.com, or www.havurahkeruv.org.

 

Car Show

LAKE GEORGE The 25th Annual Adirondack Nationals Car Show will be held Thursday through Sunday, Sept. 5 to 8, at the Fort William Henry Hotel in Lake George Village. Classic, antique, muscle, custom and street rod cars will be featured. Cost/times: 518-821-6237, or www.adirondacknationals.com.

 

Salisbury Hike

RUTLAND The Rutland Recreation and Parks Dept. will offer a moderate climb to the falls of Lana Trail and at Silver Lake in Salisbury on Thursday, Sept. 5. Meet at 9 a.m. at the Godnick Center on Deer Street in Rutland to carpool. Bring water and lunch and wear sturdy footwear. Information: Lyn Drigert at 775-7038.

 

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, Sept. 5, 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.

 

Gospel Music

BENNINGTON The Blackwood Brothers Quartet, a gospel music group featuring four-part harmony, will perform at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 5, at the Green Mountain Christian Center, 440 Main Street in Bennington. Everyone will be welcome. Information: 802-447-7224.

 

5K Run

STILLWATER The Stillwater Area Community Center will host a GLOW Back to School 5K Run at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 5. Registration cost: $25 in advance at 518-664-2515, $30 on Sept. 5, with proceeds benefiting the Center. Also, bring a school supply item(s) to the run and for every item donated you’ll receive a glow necklace or bracelet. The items will be given to the Stillwater Central School District for students in need.

 

Zumba Registration

WILTON   Zumba dance registration in Wilton is already underway at the Wilton Town office in Gavin Park. Several distinct instruction sessions are offered for anyone 15-years-old and older.  To register for one or all of the sessions, email www.townofwilton.com, or register in person at the office of parks and recreation in Gavin Park, weekdays 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

Golf Tournament

MANCHESTER The Manchester and the Mountains Regional Chamber of Commerce and Bennington Area Habitat for Humanity are accepting registrations for the 22nd Annual Win Hoyt Memorial Golf Tournament that will tee off on Wednesday,
Sept. 25, at the Manchester Country Club. Same day registration will begin at 11 a.m., with awards at 5 p.m. Cost: $100 per golfer, with a portion of proceeds benefiting the Habitat and chamber programs. Information/registration: 802-362-6313.

 

Class Reunion

HUDSON FALLS The Hudson Falls High School class of 1963 is accepting reservations for its 50th Class Reunion that will be held Friday through Sunday, Oct. 25 to 27. Members of other classes will be welcome to attend. Information/reservations: Bonnie Hazelton at 747-7393, or Carol Mead at 732-9472.

 

Library Book Sale

GREENWICH   The Greenwich Public Library will open its Boomerang Book Store in the library basement on Thursday, Sept. 5 from 4 to 7:30 p.m.  Books, CDs and even DVDs will be sold to benefit the library’s programs and upgrade its materials.

 

Painting Demonstration

MANCHESTER   Watercolorist Charles Reid, a Cambridge native, will actually paint a young woman’s portrait during a techniques demonstration on Thursday, Sept. 5 at 6:30 p.m. in the Northshire Bookstore. A member of the National Academy of Design, Reid will be interviewed from 3 to 5 p.m. Sept. 6 at the Bennington Museum by Frank M. Constantino.

 

 

 

 

Alumni Registration

MANCHESTER  Registration is underway for alumni of Burr and Burton Academy. Alumni can sign up for the “Reunion on the Hill” online at www.burrburton.org or call 802-549-8277. Campus and museum tours, a golf tournament, a Lincoln lecture, Alumni Tailgate Party and the Bulldogs football game are all part of the fun.

 

Lectures Underway

POULTNEY  Two scholars-in-residence are or will soon work with Green Mountain Community College students, as part of a four-day residency session requirement for two online graduate programs. Naturalist Dr. Robert Pyle will continue his Sept. 4-7 environmental studies lectures and workshops, followed by Dr. Anthony Cortese, who will lecture and workshop with students in the Sustainable MBA program Sept. 11-14.

 

Friday, Sept. 6

 

Sandy Hill Days

FORT EDWARD Sandy Hill Days will be held on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 6 and 7, at the Old Fort House Museum, 29 Broadway in Fort Edward. Museum admission will be free for residents of Kingsbury and Hudson Falls, with proof of residency. Information: 518-747-9600, or email oldfort@localnet.com.

 

Vettefest

QUEENSBURY The Adirondack Vettefest will be held Friday through Sunday, Sept. 6 to 8, at the Ramada Inn in Queensbury. Come celebrate the iconic Corvette to benefit Operation Santa Claus. Cost/ times: 518-527-3329, or www.adirondackcorvettes.com.

 

 

Book Sale

RUTLAND The Friends of the Rutland Free Library will hold a Book Sale from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 6, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 7, and 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18, at the library, 10 Court Street. Hundreds of hardcover and paperback books (most 25 cents to $3), puzzles, and CDs and DVDs for all ages will be offered. Antique and rare books, and collectible comic books, too. Information: 802-773-1860, or www.rutlandfree.org.

 

Salt River Revue

TINMOUTH  The Tinmouth Old Firehouse Concert series will present Salt River Revue at 7:30 p.m., Sept. 6. Doors open at 7 p.m. Salt River members are Mary Barron, Steve Spensley, Paul Sgalia, Marcos Levy and Victoria Arthur. A $10 donation is requested at the door for musicians and firehouse upkeep. For Salt River information contact www.marcoslevymusic.com

 

Thrift Shop Open

ARGYLE The Argyle Methodist Church Thrift Shop will be open from 2 to 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 6, and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 7. This shop will be open on the first Friday each month and every Saturday.

 

Farmers Market

FAIR HAVEN The Farmers Market will be open from 3 to 6 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 6, at Fair Haven Park (rain or shine). This market will be open every Friday this season.

 

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 Sept. 6. 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.

 

Opening Reception

BRANDON An opening reception for an exhibition of pottery by Stacey Stanhope and paintings by Dolores Furnari will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 6, at the Brandon Artists Guild, 7 Center Street. Stacey’s work features the rural Vermont landscape while Dolores’ captures the style of early 1800s itinerant artists.  This exhibition will run through Nov. 5. Information: 802-247-4956, or www.brandonartistsguild.com.

 

Texas Hold’em

HOOSICK FALLS A Texas Hold’em Tournament will be held on Friday, Sept. 6, at the Hoosick Falls Armory, 80 Church Street. Doors will open at 6 p.m., with play at 6:30 p.m. Cost: $35 buy-in, with option for $10 add-on, plus $5 high-hand pot. This event will be held on the first Friday each month through Dec. 6. For new and experienced poker players.

 

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.

 

 

 

Friday Bingo

WHITEHALL Elks Lodge 1491 at 5 Elks Way in Whitehall will host Friday Night Bingo at 7 p.m. on Sept. 6. Featured will be a $500 jackpot special. This bingo is held each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-1491.

 

Football

WHITEHALL The Whitehall varsity football team hosts Hoosic Valley at 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 5 at Ambrose Gilligan Field in Whitehall. The game is the season opener for both teams.

 

First Friday

GRANVILLE First Friday will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. on Sept. 6 at the Pember Library and Museum, 33 W. Main Street, and at the Slate Valley Museum, 17 Water Street, both in Granville. This month the SVM will feature a “Wycinanki, Polish Folk Art Paper Cutting” exhibition by Lyndon, Vt., native Carolyn Guest that will run through Sept. 30. Discover the artistic, culinary and musical offerings of the Slate Valley. Information: Pember at 518-

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

 

Tennis Anyone?

The Wilton Office of Parks and Recreation is already registering boys and girls, aged seven to ten, for fall tennis. The program will be run on Tuesdays and Thursdays, Sept. 17 to Oct. 10 from 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. Registration ends Sept. 9. Email www.townofwilton.com or register in person at Wilton’s Gavin Park office, 10 Lewis Drive, weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

Non-Profit Meeting

MANCHESTER   Meeting in the offices of Greater Northshire Access Television, Northshire Non-Profit Network will discuss needs and goals Friday, Sept. 6 at 8 a.m. A collection of non-profits in southwest Vermont, Northshire meets for the mutual benefit of each. Speakers will be GNAT Director Tammie Reilly and Diana Carrol, county outreach coordinator of NeighborWorks.

 

 

 

Saturday September 7

 

Dorset Festival

DORSET The Discover Dorset Fall Festival will be held on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 7 and 8. Art, history and local food will be celebrated at various venues. There’ll be more than 24 events, including a scavenger hunt, mountain biking tour, children’s games, cooking and gardening demonstrations, a firehouse breakfast, and a concert on the green featuring Gold Town. Information/times: www.dorsetvt.com.

 

Book Sale

HOOSICK FALLS The Cheney Library in Hoosick Falls will hold its monthly Book Sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 7. All paperbacks, for adults and children, will be on sale at four for $1. Also, ask about the library’s knitting group for experienced or novice knitters.

 

Chicken Barbeque

GRANVILLE

The American Legion Post 323 will hold a chicken barbeque on Saturday, Sept. 7 at 4 p.m. until sold out. The $10 donation includes half a barbeque chicken, a baked potato, corn on the cob, baked beans, cole slaw and rolls. For reservations or tickets call Nick at 518-642-0506 or call the post.

 

Farm Festival

RUPERT The 2013 Sheep Dog Trial and Farm Festival will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 7 and 8, at Merck Forest and Farmland Center, 3270 Route 315 in Rupert. Border collies will compete for a title and there’ll be foods from regional farms, artisanal cheeses, local crafters, horse-drawn wagon rides, and children’s activities. Sheep shearing and blacksmithing demonstrations, too. Admission: $5 adults; $3 ages 4 to 12; free 3 and younger. Information: 802-394-7836, or www.merckforest.org.

 

Flea Market

BUSKIRK The Buskirk Volunteer Fire Dept. will hold its 18th Annual Flea Market from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 7, and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday the eighth, at Strawberry Acres on Route 67 in Buskirk (rain or shine). Hot dogs, hamburgers, sausage/peppers and more will be available. Vendors may set up free of charge anytime after 5 p.m. on Sept. 6. Information/vendor space: Fire station at 518-686-9966, Joan LeBarron at 686-9390, or email buskirkfd5@roadrunner.com.

 

Bake/Tag Sale

EAGLE BRIDGE The ladies of the Eagle Bridge Methodist Church will hold a Bake and Tag Sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 7 and 8, at Strawberry Acres on Route 67 in Buskirk.

 

Rabies Clinic

FORT ANN 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, Sept. 7, at the Fort Ann Highway Garage on Route 149.   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.

 

1776-1777 Reenactments

ORWELL “Soldiers Atop the Mount,” a program with reenactors taking over Mount Independence, Mount Independence Road in Orwell, will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, and 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday the eighth. Step back to 1776 and 1777 as soldiers demonstrate Revolutionary War camp life, military tactics, colonial crafts, cooking, and more. Activities for adults and children. Information: 802-948-2000, or www.historicsites.vermont.gov/MountIndependence.

 

Food Pantry

CAMBRIDGE The Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry will be open from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturdays, and 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesdays, at the United Presbyterian Church, corner of E. Main Street and Route 22 in Cambridge. This pantry is open to people in the Cambridge Central School District.

 

LocalFest

GLENS FALLS Local Fest, a celebration of all things locally made, will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 7, at the historic Shirt Factory, corner of Lawrence and Cooper streets in Glens Falls. The Shirt Factory is home to more than 80 artists’ and artisans’ studios, shops, galleries, and creative and healing services. There’ll be history presentations, live music, readings by local writers, food, children’s activities, and more. Information: 518-907-4478, or email shirtfactorygf@gmail.com.

 

Photo Show

DORSET Photographer James Link will introduce his show, “The World as a Museum 2013,” featuring photographs of his recent travels to Kenya, Bali, Thailand and Switzerland, during a reception from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 7, at the Dorset Library. Refreshments will be served and all photos will be for sale, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the library. Information: 867-5774, or www.dorsetlibraryinfo.org.

 

Shriners Circus

GLENS FALLS The Oriental Shriners Circus will be presented at 2 and 7 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 7, at Crandall Park in Glens Falls. Cost: $12 adults; free two children age 11 or younger with paid adult. Advance tickets: www.ticketweb.com.

 

 

 

Walking Tour

FORT EDWARD A Walking Tour of Sandy Hill/Hudson Falls Sites relating to Solomon Northup will be held from 2:30 to about 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 7 (begin the tour at Baker’s Cemetery and wear comfortable shoes). Donations will be collected to benefit the Baker’s Cemetery Monument Fund. Information: 518-747-9600, or email oldfort@localnet.com.

 

Roast Pork

PAWLET The Ladies’ and Gentlemen’s Supper Club invites everyone to a Roast Pork Dinner at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 7, at the Pawlet Community Church on Route 133, just north of Route 30. Takeouts may be ordered the day of the dinner at 802-325-3022. Cost: $10 adults; $6 ages 6 to 12; free 5 and younger. Information: Doreen Mach at 325-3428, or Judy Coolidge at 325-3073.

 

Bow-hunter Safety

HARTFORD  A bow-hunter safety course will be offered Sept. 7 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Hilltop Archery in Hartford. Contact Hilltop Archery at 632-5430 before Sept. 4 for information, since one must pre-register and pick up a manual in advance.

 

Best Pie Contest

DORSET  Bake your best for a pie contest Saturday, Sept. 7 at 12:30 p.m. at Dorset Green — all part of Discover Dorset Festival, Sept. 7-8. A scavenger hunt, pottery decorating, cheese tasting, meat smoking and a bluegrass concert by Gold Town rounds out Saturday’s pie contest. Dorset’s Festival continues Sunday with a pancake breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. at Dorset Firehouse, a farmer’s market, a charity fund raiser at Dorset Playhouse, displays by area artists, history and gardening demonstrations, and “ask the chef” cooking advice. For a complete Dorset Festival schedule visit www.dorsetvt.com.

 

Elks Club Drive

GREENWICH  The Greenwich Elks Club will hold from noon to 4 p.m. on Sept. 7 a cookout, a silent auction, basket raffles, a bottle drive and a 50/50 — all to benefit Chloe Wren, who has battled the cancer, pleuropulonmary blastoma since age three. To help the Elks help Chloe in her ongoing battle, call 638-6332 or email petteysargyle@AOL.Com

 

Free Clothes

WHITEHALL  A clothing give-away will be held Saturday, Sept. 7 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Out of the Box Worship Center at 145 Broadway in Whitehall. Available are a variety of styles and sizes. Information: 499-5181.

 

Cheese Tour

ARGYLE  Six area farms will host self-guided cheese-tasting tour from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 7 and 8. Participating farms are 3-Corner Farm in Shushan, Argyle Cheese Farmer in Argyle, Longview Farm and Sweet Spring Farm, both in Argyle, Sugarloaf Farm in Fort Ann and Consider Bardwell Farm in West Pawlet, Vt.  Sturdily shod and bearing an ice cooler, cheese enthusiasts may sample every kind of cheese from Chedder through Chevre to Camembert. Information is at www.thecheesetour.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sunday, Sept. 8

 

“Men in Pumps”

DORSET   To benefit housebound and older citizens, 12 brave men will wear high-heels and gowns at 3 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 8 at Dorset Playhouse, as a fund raiser for Neighbor to Neighbor, which offers recipients friendly visits, shopping help and medical transportation. Entertainers will imitate the Supremes and Julia Child, tap dance and compete in evening gowns for the title of “Miss He’s a Lady.” Tickets are at Neighbor to Neighbor offices or call 367-7787 for information.

 

Buffet Breakfast

FAIR HAVEN American Legion Post 49 at 72 S. Main St. in Fair Haven invites everyone to an all-you-can-eat Buffet Pancake/French Toast Breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 8. 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, Sept. 8, at VFW Post 1938 on Poplar Avenue in Valley Falls.

 

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.

 

 

 

 

Poetry Writing

BRANDON Members of the Otter Creek Poetry Society will read and critique poems, and provide insight into the creative process of poetry writing, from 3 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 8, at the Compass Music and Arts Center, 333 Jones Drive in Brandon. This will be an informal workshop and everyone will be welcome. Cost: $3. Information: 802-247-4295, or www.cmacvt.org.

 

Miller Orchestra

BENNINGTON The Vermont Arts Exchange’s Basement Music Series will present the unique jazz sound of the Glenn Miller Orchestra at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 8, in the Greenwall Auditorium at Bennington College. Cost: $20; $10 students. Information/tickets: 1-800-838-3006 (small processing fee will be charged); visit www.brownpapertickets.com, or vtartsxchange.org/bms.pbp.

 

Sundae Sunday

DORSET A potluck picnic-ice cream sundae social called “Rally Sundae” will follow the 10 a.m. Sunday service at United Church of Dorset and East Rupert on Sept. 8. With a dish or salad to share, members welcome back Sunday School Leader Deb Zaccheo’s pupils from preschool through grade six. (Sunday school officially begins Sept. 15 from 9:45 to 11:15 a.m.) The United Church is the white marble church located at 143 Church Street past Dorset Green. Questions about hours can be directed to 802-867-2260 or by email at dorsetchurch@gmail.com.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sunday Breakfast

VICTORY The Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club will cook breakfast Sept. 8 from 8 to 11 a.m. at the club house on Route 32 south of Victory village. The club will continue to serve breakfast on the second Sunday of each month for the rest of the year. Breakfast includes eggs, bacon, sausage, and toast; a variety of pancakes, French toast, home fries, orange juice, coffee, teas and hot chocolate. Cost is $6 for adults and $3 for children.

 

Film Series Resumes

GLENS FALLS   The Charles R. Wood Theatre will resume its family film series, beginning Sept. 8 at 2 p.m., with a Pixar Shorts Festival. Tickets for the mostly Sunday event, which runs through 2013, are $5. Other family films to be presented will include

“James and the Giant Peach,” “Back to the Future,” and “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.”  For more information visit the Wood Theatre or email www.woodtheater.org

 

Monday September 9

 

Salsa Class

BALSTON SPA  Cornell Cooperative Extension will teach a salsa class, covering basics of canning, on Monday, Sept. 9 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at its offices at 50 West High Street. The $15 cost covers cost of instruction, a salsa recipe book and a jar of salsa to take home. Call 885-8995 for more on salsa.

 

WILTON   Registering town residents now, Gavin Park’s youth basketball league will register non-residents starting Sept. 9. Final registration deadline is Sept. 27. Open to boys and girls grades two through ten, the league charges $120 for town residents, $160 for Saratoga Springs residents, and $170 for all others. Cost includes a full uniform for junior national basketball association play.

 

Luncheon

QUEENSBURY A Ladies Fall Luncheon will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 9, at the Hiland Park Country Club in Queensbury. Featured will be a silent auction of lightly used purses. Information/reservations: 518-793-2826, or www.chapmanmuseum.org.

 

Alzheimer’s Support

ARGYLE The Pleasant Valley Alzheimer’s Support Group will meet from 2 to 3 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 9, 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.

 

Legion Bingo

CAMBRIDGE American Legion Post 634 at 2106 Route 22 in Cambridge will host Monday Bingo at 7 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 9. This bingo is held each Monday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-677-8069.

 

Meeting Change

EASTON  The Easton Neighbors have moved forward their meeting date to Monday, Sept. 9, because of the holiday weekend. For information about time and place call Lois Squire at 664-4983.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday September 10

 

Senior Housing Talk

PAWLET   Haystack Hustler Seniors will listen to a Granville Commons Senior Housing specialist at noon on Sunday at Pawlet Church. Collections for the Food Shelf and a 50/50 raffle will be held. Hustlers can sign up for the Oct. 3 bus trip to Monstshire Museum and King Arthur Flour in Norwich, Vt. The bus leaves the Catholic Church parking lot in Manchester at 9 a.m. Cost is $9.00. Seniors spend time with Mettowee School students Sept. 24 at noon. Lunch costs $3.50. For more news call 325-3196.

 

 

Encampment

WEST RUTLAND The West Rutland Historical Society will host an Encampment by members of Capt. John Warner’s Green Mountain Rangers at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 10, at the West Rutland Town Hall green, 35 Marble Street. Featured will be military displays and an 18th century cooking demonstration. Free and open to all ages. Information: Town office at 802-438-2204, or Peter Kulig at 438-2255.

 

 

Bingo at VFW

QUEENSBURY The Queensbury VFW at 32 Luzerne Road will host Tuesday Night Bingo at 7 p.m. on Sept. 10. Cards go on sale at 5:30 p.m. and home-cooked meals will be available. This bingo is held each Tuesday and the first Saturday each month, with few exceptions, and everyone will be welcome.

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday September 11

 

Remembrance

HUBBARDTON A Day of Remembrance will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 11, at the Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site, 5696 Monument Hill Road. Come contemplate and honor our heroes. Information: 802-273-2282, or www.Historicsites.vermont.gov/Hubbardton.

 

Story/Craft Time

VALLEY FALLS The Valley Falls Free Library at 42 State Street will host a Story and Craft Time for children at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 11 and 25. Information: 518-753-4230.

 

Women’s Luncheon

CASTLETON  The Castleton Woman’s Club will kick off its 2013-14 season with a luncheon meeting, starting with an 11:30 a.m. social hour, on Wednesday, Sept. 11, at the Trak Inn Restaurant in Bomoseen. A short business meeting will include a review of the 2013 Colonial Day. Any interested woman may attend the Dutch treat lunch. For information call 802-468-5421.

 

Day of Remembrance

MANCHESTER CENTER The Manchester Veterans of Foreign Wars will hold a day of remembrance of 9/11/2001 on that day, Wednesday, at 8 p.m. from its headquarters across from Price Chopper. Marine Colonel Al Faxon will speak and singer Heather Brinson will offer vocal tribute. Email www.manchestervtvfw.org

for more information.

 

 

 

 

 

Snowmobile Meeting

POULTNEY  A pot luck supper will start the Sept. 11 meeting of the Poultney Snowmobile Club at 6:30 p.m. at the York Coach Works on Route 30N in Poultney. All members are encouraged to attend.

 

Meditation Course

GREENWICH   Seventy Main and Align Again Yoga will host a six-week meditation course for adults and teens starting Sept. 11. The donation classes will be held from 8 to 8:45 p.m. Wednesdays. Teens under driving age must be accompanied by an adult. Advanced registration is required. Call 692-7041 or email info@seventymain.com

 

Thursday September 12

 

Support Group

RUTLAND The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice will host a six-session Support Group and Educational Program for those who’ve lost a loved one from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Thursdays, Sept. 12 and 19, Oct. 10 and 24, and Nov. 7 and 21. You’ll find the sessions at the RAVNAH building, 7 Albert Cree Drive in Rutland. Information/to register: Ann LaRocque at 802-770-1516.

 

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. Thursday, Sept. 12, Castleton Meadows, Castleton; 9 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18, Dorset Nursing Office; and 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, Community Center, North Clarendon. Cost: $2 blood pressure, $10 foot care suggested donation. Information/appointments: 802-775-0568.

 

Rummage/Bake Sale

SOUTH HARTFORD A Fall Rummage and Bake Sale will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 12, 1 to 8 p.m. Friday the 13th, and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 14, at the handicap-accessible South Hartford Congregational Church House, corner of routes 40 and 196. Offered will be clothing and shoes, linens, toys, games, books, jewelry, collectibles, and more, all at reasonable prices.

 

Turkey Supper

GRANVILLE The North Granville United Methodist Church at 10344 Route 22 invites everyone to a Turkey Supper at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 12. Cost: $9 adults; $4 children; free age 2 and younger. There’ll be a table with craft and baked goods, too.

 

Duck Derby

PITTSFORD  The Rutland County Humane Society will hold its annual “Duck Derby” at 6:30 p.m., Sept. 12, launching adopted plastic ducks into the stream at the Pittsford Recreation Area. Cash prizes are awarded not only to the first four ducks to float past the finish line, but also to the last duck. For information on adopting a duck, email www.rchsvt.org  Duck Derby raises funds for homeless animals in Rutland County.

 

Friday September 13

 

Solo Charity Sale

GRANGERVILLE  Ruth Hayes will again hold her solo garage sale on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 13-14, to benefit Old Saratoga Reformed Church. The charity sale runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. from the Hayes garage. In addition to regular items, this year used windows and doors can be bought to benefit the church.

 

 

Teen Drive-In

SCHUYLERVILLE A Teen Drive-In will be held at 8 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 13, at the Schuylerville Public Library, 52 Ferry Street. Bring a blanket or chair and bug spray to the outdoor screening of this PG-13 movie running about 120 minutes. Bring popcorn, too, if you like. Free. Information: 518-695-6641.

 

Comedy Show

RUTLAND Comedienne, writer and author Paula Poundstone will bring her stand-up comedy to the Paramount Theatre on Center Street in downtown Rutland at 8 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 13. Cost: $29.50 plus tax. Information/tickets: 802-775-0903, or www.ParamountLive.org.

 

Win $10,000

CASTLETON   The Castleton Community Center will hold its main charity event, the 9th annual golf tournament at Lake Saint Catherine Country Club on Friday, Sept. 13. Top prize is $10,000, with all proceeds benefiting the elderly and disabled transportation program, which offers 4,800 essential rides. Registration begins at 11:45 a.m. and the shotgun start is at 1 p.m. For information about cost of fees call 802-468-3093 or visit the Center at 2108 Main Street.

 

Balloon Festival Schedule

GLENS FALLS   The Adirondack Balloon Festival has released its events schedule for the 41st annual festival on September 19-22. Balloon favorites Clawd the Crazy Crab and The Purple People Eater will return, while Stinky the Skunk debuts. For information about VIP parking and $15 special designated parking at the main entrance of Glens Falls Airport contact www.adirondackballoonfest.org   or call 518-222-4593.

 

 

Saturday September 14

 

SARATOGA SPRINGS   A New York State approved defensive driving class will be taught by Instructor Raymond S. Frankoski on Saturday, Sept. 14, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the First Baptist Church on 45 Washington Street. Completion saves 10 percent on car insurance and awards a four-point deduction to one’s driving record. For information on fees call 286-3788.

 

Cemetery Stroll

CAMBRIGE   The Cambridge Historical Society invites like-minded folk to stroll through Woodlands Cemetery Sept. 14, where re-enactors will portray historical personages from Cambridge. Those interested should meet at 10 a.m. at the Society Museum for light refreshment prior to the stroll. Proceeds benefit the Historical Society and Woodlands Cemetery.

 

Benefit Concert

GRANVILLE Phil Hoyt’s 2nd annual Operation Adopt A Soldier Benefit Concert will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 14. All proceeds from the event, which will be held at Veterans Park in Granville, will benefit the organization, which sends items to soldiers in need. There will be hamburgers, hot dogs, sodas, water and desserts for sale, as well as a 50/50 raffle, a bouncy house, a giant flag, military vehicles and possibly a flyover. Hoyt will play traditional country and military songs. Interested supporters can visit www.operationadoptasoldier.org if they want to bring items to the event or make a cash donation instead.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fine Art Show

SARATOGA SPRINGS Art in the Park, an outdoor fine art show, will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 14, in downtown Saratoga Springs’ Congress Park. Information: Elizabeth Dubben at Saratoga Arts, 518-584-4132, or email edubben@saratoga-arts.org.

 

Forest Talk/Walk

ORWELL Ecologist Tom Wessels will present an illustrated talk on “Reading the Forested Landscape” and then lead a walk through the forest from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 14, at the Mount Independence State Historic Site, 497 Mount Independence Road in Orwell. Wear sturdy shoes, bring water, and come along as Tom “unravels complex stories etched into our forested landscape.” Site admission: $5 adults; free age 14 and younger. Information: 802-948-2000, or www.historicsites.vermont.gov/MountIndependence.

 

Supper Hike

RUTLAND The Green Mountain Club will offer a moderate, 2.5-mile Hogback Supper Hike on Saturday, Sept. 14, at Hogback Mountain in Goshen (rain date Sept. 15). Bring supper and enjoy the sunset. Meet at 4:30 p.m. at Main Street Park, near the east end of the fire station off Center Street in Rutland City. Information: Sue Thomas at 773-2185.

Family Fun Day

GRANVILLE The Granville Hook and Ladder Fire Company will host its second annual Family Fun Days from 4 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 14, and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 15, at the Granville Carnival Lot. The event will feature rides, games and foods.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SculptFest 2013

WEST RUTLAND An opening reception for SculptFest2013, with a historical markers theme, will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 14, at the Carving Studio and Sculpture Center, 636 Marble Street in West Rutland. Everyone is invited to view the installations and meet the artists, and enjoy music and refreshments. And at 7 p.m., winners of the 2013 fine art raffle will be drawn. SculptFest will run through Oct. 27. Information: 802-438-2097, or email info@carvingstudio.org.

 

Sunday September 15

 

Potluck Picnic

PAWLET  The Pawlet Public Library’s 5th annual Potluck Picnic

will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15 at Maple Ridge Landscaping, 4243 Route 133.  The library will provide burgers and hot dogs. Participants should bring a dish to share and their own beverage.

 

Free Concert

BOLTON LANDING   Some of the Adirondack area’s earliest songs will be performed by folk singers Chris Shaw, Dan Berggren, Bill Smith and Alex Smith at 1 p.m. Sept. 15 outside Rogers Park.  Called “Adirondack Legends,” the free concert will feature historic and current songs and tales of the Adirondacks. For more information call either 644-2619 or 353-2121 or email www.advokate.net

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Curator Speaks

GLENS FALLS Erin B. Coe, chief curator at The Hyde Collection, will speak about curating the exhibition, “Modern Nature: Georgia O’Keeffe and Lake George,” at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 15, at The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren Street in Glens Falls. The last day to see this exhibition will be Sept. 15. Cost: Free with museum admission. Reservations are required with June Leary at 518-792-1761, Ext. 327, or email jleary@hydecollection.org.

 

Roast Beef Dinner

RACEVILLE  The Raceville Community House will host a roast beef dinner from 4 to 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 15. Sides include mashed potatoes, vegetables, cabbage salad, and homemade rolls. Homemade pies are the desert. Cost is $9 for adults, $5 for children four through eight, and under four, free. Take-outs are also available from the Community House off Route 22A on Butler Road.

 

Tuesday, Sept. 17

Wonderful Auditions

DORSET  Auditions for the radio play version of the Jimmy Stewart film classic, “It’s a Wonderful Life,” will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17 and Wednesday, Sept. 18 at Dorset Playhouse at 104 Cheney Road. Dorset Players’ rehearsals for the Joe Landry radio play will run during October with the holiday show presented December 6-8 and 13-14. For information call 867-5570 or 362-3021.

 

Wednesday September 18

 

Health Screening

RUTLAND AREA The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice will offer a comprehensive Cardiovascular/Cholesterol Screening from 8:30 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 18, at the Dorset Nursing Office on Route 30. An eight to 12-hour fast is required prior to the screening. Cost: $30 complete lipid profile and glucose. Information/appointments: 802-362-1200.

 

Farmers Market

GREENWICH The Greenwich Farmers Market will be open from 3 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 18, at 70 Main Street. Naturally grown vegetables, eggs, pastured pork and beef, prepared foods, baked goods, and more will be offered each Wednesday. Information: 518-944-7149.

 

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.

 

Book Sale

RUTLAND The Friends of the Rutland Free Library will hold a Book Sale from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18, at the library, 10 Court Street. Hundreds of hardcover and paperback books (most 25 cents to $3), puzzles, and CDs and DVDs for all ages will be offered. Antique and rare books, and collectible comic books, too. Information: 802-773-1860, or www.rutlandfree.org.

AA Meetings

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

 

 

Husband and Wife Team

MANCHESTER  The husband and wife team of Erin and Philip Steed will present their latest books, “My Name is Ruby” and “If you Want to See a Whale” at 4 p.m. Sept. 18 at Northshire Bookstore. In the whale tale, also by Julie Fogliano, a boy learns exactly what it takes to catch a glimpse of an elusive whale.

For information call 802-362-2200 or 1-800-437-3700 or email www.northshire.com

 

Detective Story

SARATOGA SPRINGS  Louise Penny, New York Times bestselling author of Chief Inspector Armand Gamache crime novels, will present her latest, “How the Light Gets In,” at 7 p.m., Sept. 18 at the Holiday Inn.  For ticket and other information call 802-362-2200 or 518-684-4200 or email www.northshire.com

 

Non-Stop Plants?

MANCHESTER   For those interested in plants that won’t stop, join the Manchester Garden Club at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 18 at the Southern Vermont Arts Center. “Non-Stop Plants: A Garden for 365 Days” will be presented by Margaret Roach, a veteran of Martha Stewart Living and author of the blog, “A Way to Garden.”

 

Thursday September 19

 

Thrift Shop

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

 

 

Friday September 20

 

Farmers Market

FAIR HAVEN The Farmers Market will be open from 3 to 6 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 20, at Fair Haven Park (rain or shine). This market will be open every Friday this season.

 

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 Sept. 20. This meal is served each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-2482.

 

Pizza at Elks

GREENWICH The Greenwich Elks Club on Route 40 South will offer Henderson’s Pizza every Friday night. In addition to pizza, the menu will include weekly specials such as mozzarella sticks, chicken wings, French fries, and more. Information/to order: 692-2061.

 

Friday Bingo

WHITEHALL Elks Lodge 1491 at 5 Elks Way in Whitehall will host Friday Night Bingo at 7 p.m. on Sept. 20. Featured will be a $500 jackpot special. This bingo is held each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-1491.

 

Saturday September 21

 

Food Pantry

CAMBRIDGE The Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry will be open from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturdays, and 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesdays, at the United Presbyterian Church, corner of E. Main Street and Route 22 in Cambridge. This pantry is open to people in the Cambridge Central School District.

 

Gathering of the Clans

GRANVILLE The 25th Anniversary Gathering of the Clans event of the Poultney Area St. David’s Society will be held Saturday, Sept. 21 at 1:30 p.m. at the Slate Valley Museum in Granville.

This year’s event will feature a slide presentation of “Our 2012 Travels in North Wales,” by museum staff. Everyone is welcome to the gathering, for which museum entrance fee will be waived.

For more information email pasds88@yahoo.com, or call Helen Jones at 802-287-9729, Nancy Williams at 518-642-0709 or Jan Edwards at 802-287-5744. The museum is located at 17 Water St.

 

Sunday September 22

 

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.

 

Monday September 23

 

Legion Bingo

CAMBRIDGE American Legion Post 634 at 2106 Route 22 in Cambridge will host Monday Bingo at 7 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 23. This bingo is held each Monday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-677-8069.

 

Tuesday September 24

 

Bingo at VFW

QUEENSBURY The Queensbury VFW at 32 Luzerne Road will host Tuesday Night Bingo at 7 p.m. on Sept. 24. Cards go on sale at 5:30 p.m. and home-cooked meals will be available. This bingo is held each Tuesday and the first Saturday each month, with few exceptions, and everyone will be welcome.

 

Wednesday September 25

 

Story/Craft Time

VALLEY FALLS The Valley Falls Free Library at 42 State Street will host a Story and Craft Time for children at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 25. Information: 518-753-4230.

 

Cub Scout Signup

GRANVILLE Cub Scout Pack 44, of Granville, Hampton, Wells, Pawlet and surrounding areas, will hold a recruit night on Wednesday, Sept. 25 from 6:30 to 7:30 at the Granville Baptist Church. Boys in grades first through fifth are invited to see what scouting is all about. For more information call Sally Peterson at 642-2245 or Chet Mead at 642-4743.

 

Saturday September 28

 

Horse/Pony Show

BALLSTON SPA The Rearin’ to Go 4-H Club will host a Farewell to Summer Fun Day/Horse and Pony Benefit Show at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 28, at the 4-H Training Center, 556 Middleline Road in Ballston Spa (rain or shine). Featured will be an open show (4-H membership not required) and a gymkhana (4-H members, age 18 and younger). Information: Alice at 518-321-5684.

 

Thursday October 3

 

Farmers Market

CASTLETON The Castleton Farmers 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.

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