Community Calendar 10/10/13

T hursday, Oct. 10

 

Food Drives

HOOSICK FALLS The Hoosick Area Church Association is already busy with October food drive events, listed as follows: The 3rd annual “Fill the Bus Food Drive” continues through Sunday, Oct. 13, with a bus open and ready to be filled with food by attendees at the high school homecoming football game, Friday, Oct. 11; and a truck parked on Main Street near Baptist Church to collect food from 9 a.m. to noon, Sunday, Oct. 13. Information: 686-5163.

 

Parade Registration

SOUTH GLENS FALLS Registration is now open through Nov. 8 for the South Glens Falls Holiday Parade, according to Blake Jones, marketing communications officer for Glens Falls National Bank and Trust Company. Jones said the grand marshal for the Nov. 24th parade would be announced soon. For information, call Jones at 415-4274 or email bjones@arrowbank.com.

 

Child Care

WILTON Gavin Park in Wilton, a state licensed child care center, announces its authorized After School Program is now underway and accepting registrations at www.townofwilton.com or by calling 584-9455. Children grades kindergarten through fifth grade may enroll. The activities program runs Monday through Friday 3:30 to 6 p.m. at Gavin Park.

 

Chicken and Biscuits

NORTH GRANVILLE A chicken and biscuits dinner will be held at 4:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 10 at North Granville Methodist Church, Route 22. Cost is $9 for adults, $4 for children, with children under three admitted free. A sale table will also hold baked goods and crafts. Information: 812-4001.

 

Quilling Taught

GRANVILLE Christmas Quilling, the rolling of bits of paper into decorations, will be taught by Pat Oathout at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10 at Pember Library, 33 West Main Street. Beginner’s sewing class will be held at the same time. For information about materials and requirements, call 642-2525.

 

Buddy Films

MANCHESTER Professor Emeritus Harvey Flaxman will screen three buddy films at 6:30 p.m. in Mark Skinner Library, 48 West Road, on the following dates:  “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid” on Thursday, Oct. 10; “48 Hours” on Thursday, Oct. 17; and “Thelma and Louise,” date and time to be announced. An Oscar-nominated film producer, Flaxman chaired the visual and performing arts department at Farleigh Dickinson University. Call 802-362-2607 for more information on these free film screenings.

 

Women’s Conference

GLENS FALLS A Women’s Conference will be held at 7 p.m. both Thursday, Oct. 10 and Friday, Oct. 11, and at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 12 at the Full Foundation Pentecostal Church at 62 Staple Street in Glens Falls. This event is for women only. For more information call Pastor Denise Perkins at 793-2565.

 

Gorilla Basketball

WILTON Gorilla Basketball registration will be held Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Gavin Park, 10 Lewis Drive, by calling 584-9455 or online at www.townofwilton.com. Designed for children ages 4 through 6, these programs teach both basketball and soccer. They take place on Sundays, from now through Dec. 15, but call or email for specifics on teams and times.

 

Book Angels

MANCHESTER The Book Angels Program, which donates books to children without access to literature, will benefit from a “Cake Auction” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10 in Manchester Bookstore. To donate a cake, email kpiccoli@northshire.com. For more information about the auction or Book Angels, call 802-362-2200 or 1-800-437-3700 or email www.northshire.com.

 

Legion Events

ARLINGTON Women’s Auxiliary Post 69 of Arlington American Legion announces these activities: auxiliary membership meeting at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 10; Legion Son’s meeting at 7 p.m., the same night; 6 p.m. bingo at Legion headquarters Tuesday, Oct. 15, with purchasable food;

and legion membership dinner at headquarters at 6 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 2.

 

Friday, Oct. 11

 

Benefit Sale

GRANVILLE Chapman’s General Store in Middle Granville will hold a bake sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, with proceeds benefiting Travis Mason, hospitalized in Burlington Hospital’s intensive care unit. Call 642-1870 for more information.

 

GRANVILLE The fight against cancer will benefit from a Community Appreciation Day from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11 in the office of Glens Falls National Bank and Trust Company. A representative from the National Bone Marrow Donor program will enroll volunteers in its registry. A photo display, basket raffles and sale of silicone bracelets will raise proceeds to benefit the Image Fund at the C.R. Wood Cancer Center of Glens Falls Hospital. Call 642-2206 for more information.

 

Shushan Notables

SHUSHAN The last chance to view the Shushan Notables exhibit of this hamlet’s history through memorabilia will be from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11 at The Georgi Museum. For more information call 854-3773 or email info@thegeorgi.com

 

Haunted Hayride

BENSON  The annual fundraiser for the Benson Volunteer Fire Department, a haunted hayride, will be held from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., Friday and Saturday, Oct. 11 and 12. Tickets are $7 on the night of the rides. Advance tickets for $10, and the route of the haunted hayride, are available by calling 802-537-3111.

 

Readers Continue

MANCHESTER The new Classic Mystery Reading Group continues to meet from 2 to 2:30 p.m. on the second Friday of each month in the conference room at Northshire Bookstore in Manchester. For information about exact times, call 802-362-2200 or email ljones@northshire.com.

 

Garlic Festival

WARRENSBURG The fourth annual Garlic Festival at the Warrensburg Riverfront Farmer’s Market will be held Friday, Oct. 11 from 3 to 6 p.m. on River Street across from Curtis Lumber in the village’s Mills Historic District. Beside receiving encyclopedic information about garlic and eating various garlic-derived dishes, participants will enjoy live music played in the Gazebo. Information: 466-5497.

 

Chicken Barbecue

HOOSICK FALLS The Hoosick Falls High School Student Council will host its 5th annual Homecoming Chicken Barbecue from 3 to 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, with Giffy’s Barbecue supplying the dinners. Tickets are $12, but please pre-order by Tuesday, Oct. 9 at the high school office, 686-7321.

 

Karaoke Party

GRANVILLE A Karaoke Party will be held at Granville Baptist Church at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, with a covered dish supper at 6 and Christian music at 7 in Fellowship Hall in the back of the church at 23 Quaker Street.

Call Rev. Jim Petersen at 642-2245 for more information.

 

Singer-Songwriter

BRANDON Philadelphia-based Suzie Brown, a folk-Americana singer-songwriter, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11 at Brandon Music at 62 Country Club Road, with a pre-concert dinner available. General admission is $15 and $30 includes dinner and the show. To reserve tickets for the “bluesy, folksy, achy, sweet-voiced Susie Brown,” as Philadelphia Magazine described her, call 802-465-4071 or email info@brandon-music.net.

 

Paranormal

STILLWATER Register soon, teens and adults, for paranormal investigation of Stillwater Community Center by the SCC and Albany Paranormal Research. Cost is $20 for teens; $30 for adults. Teen investigations are from 7 to 11 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 11 and Saturday, Oct. 26.  Teens should register by Oct. 9 and 24th, respectively. Adult investigations are from 8 p.m. to midnight, Saturday, Oct. 12 and Friday, Oct. 25. Adults should register by Oct. 10 and 23rd, respectively. Twelve is the limit. Information: 664-2515, ext. 23.

 

Crime Novelist

MANCHESTER Mystery Writer Archer Mayor, arguably Vermont’s premier writer of police procedure novels, will present his latest Joe Gunther mystery, “Three Can Keep a Secret,” at 7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 11 in Manchester Book Store. Mayor grounds his fiction in his own life experience. He is an investigator for the sheriff’s department, the state medical examiner, and has 25 years experience as a firefighter and EMT. For more information, call 802-362-2200 or 1-800-437-3700 or email www.northshire.com.

 

Book Readings

CAMBRIDGE Two novels that pit urban women against rural life will be read by women novelists at Battenkill Books, 15 East Main Street, in October. Moved back from Nov. 8, a reading of “One Woman Farm” by its author, Jenna Woginrich, will be given at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11. Later, on Friday, Oct. 18 at 7 p.m., Ellen Stimson will read her equally humorous novel, “Mud Season.” Information: 677-2515.

 

Fear This

SALEM “Ghouls and spooky creatures” will haunt Salem’s Community Courthouse Center from 7 to 9:30 p.m. three successive Fridays and Saturdays: Oct. 11 and 12, Oct. 18 and 19 and Oct. 25 and 26. Offering refreshments, the haunted walk’s startling sights and sounds are not recommended for the young or faint-hearted. Admission costs $10 for adults and $5 for children under 13, for firemen, and for EMS workers and servicemen. Call 854-7053 to learn more about this tour at 58 East Broadway.

 

Classic Noel Coward

DORSET As part of their 86th season, Dorset Players announce that performances of Noel Coward’s classic high comedy, “Private Lives,” will be given at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 11, 12 and 13; and Friday and Saturday, Oct. 18 and 19. A 2 p.m. Sunday matinee will be Oct. 20. Tickets for this divorcee comedy can be bought by calling 802-867-5777 or 802-867-5570. For a full-season line-up, email www.dorsetplayers.org.

 

Timely Play

BENNINGTON The 1928 Sophie Treadwell play, “Machinal,” which tells how society’s rules restrict the rights of women, will be given a student production at 8 p.m. in the Margot Tenney Theatre at Bennington College on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 11 and 12. Email bdavidson@bennington.edu for more information.

 

Art Exhibit

HOOSICK FALLS Prints by Alexandra Eckhardt, printmaker, and wood-panel triptychs by the Artist Guild will be first exhibited from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11 at an opening reception downstairs in 120 Gallery 90 at the Armory, 80 Church Street. Tune Travelers will play jazz upstairs in the Owl’s Nest at 7 p.m. Artist Guild members are Aaron Buzzinski, Renee Trombley, Debbie Baker, Megan Walraed, Debra Mahar, Ramon McMillan and Deb Alter.

 

Tune Travelers

HOOSICK FALLS The jazz group, Tune Travelers, will play Roaring Twenties’ classics from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11 in the Armory’s Owl’s Nest, 80 Church Street. Promising a “Speakeasy” atmosphere are group members Andrew Hanerfeld, Liz Hill and Ingrid Schaaphok, vocalists; and Dottie Cross, keyboard, Mike Chapman, drums, and Bill Cotrell, horns. Call 686-9050 or email www.hayc3.org for more information.

 

Saturday, Oct. 12

 

Flea Market

WEST PAWLET A flea market will be held at the West Pawlet firehouse from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, offering vendors, a large food sale, food and refreshments, a 50/50 raffle and a Fall Raffle. For more information, call 802-645-0275 or email epark@telescopecasual.com

 

Garage Sale

CAMBRIDGE The annual Knights of Columbus Tag and Garage Sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 12 at Saint Patrick’s Church, 17 South Park Street. Vendors are needed. Call 677-2757 or 677-2414.

 

Dorset Rummage

DORSET Dorset Church will hold a rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, with outside merchandise displayed at 8:30 a.m. and bag sale from noon to one, at the church at 143 Church Street. Call 802-867-2260 for more information.

 

Ag Expo

GRANVILLE The Granville FFA Ag expo takes place this Saturday, Oct. 12 from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The event will feature free animals, exhibits and activities, and food will be available to buy. The event will take place in the Tractor Supply Company parking lot in Granville.

 

College Tour

BENNINGTON Parents and prospective students can look over Southern Vermont College’s 17 academic degree programs at the Fall Open House, starting at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19. One can pre-register at www.svc.edu/openhouse. For further information, call 802-447-6300 or email admission@svc.edu. If unable to attend, email www.svc.edu/welcome to schedule an individual visit.

 

Book Sale

GRANVILLE The Friends of the Pember Library will hold their first “Back-Room Book Sale” from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Oct. 12 at the Pember Library, 33 W. Main St., Granville. The sale features gently-used books, including hardcover, children’s, paperbacks and more, and will be held every Saturday morning. For more information or to donate books, call 518-642-2525.

 

Basket Party

FAIR HAVEN American Legion Auxiliary Post 49 will hold a benefit basket party at 11 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 12, with drawing starting at 1 p.m. at post headquarters, 72 South Main Street. Cost is $5, with each additional ticket $2. The party benefits a legion member fighting cancer.  Contact the auxiliary for specific information.

 

Tower Hours

WILTON Get a treetop view of fall foliage by climbing Cornell Hill Open Fire Tower at Camp Saratoga from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 12 and 13, in Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park, and again at the same time, Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 26 and 7. Information: 450-0321.

 

Spinning Guild

SCHUYLERVILLE The Southern Adirondack Spinning Guild will meet from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12 in the Yarn Shop at the Foster Sheep Farm, 460 West River Road. This group meets on the second Saturday each month, with few exceptions. Information: email fostersheepfarm@gmail.com.

 

Argyle Sale

ARGYLE The Argyle Town-wide Garage Sale will be held Saturday, Oct. 12 and 13, Columbus Day Weekend. To reserve a spot on the garage sale map and for exact information about times, call the Town Clerk’s Office at 638-8681, ext 10.

 

Pet Alpacas

SALEM From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 12 and 13, children and parents can pet alpacas at Breezy Hill Ranch’s 2nd Annual Fall Farm Days at the ranch at 2215 Route 47. Besides petting the alpacas, there will be kite flying, pumpkin painting, needle felting and a “beapple” slinging contest.  This year the ranch will collect money for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.

 

Hunter Safety

EAGLE BRIDGE Cornell Cooperative Extension will hold a hunter safety course from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12 and a Bowhunter safety course from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 13, both at the Owlkill Rod and Gun Club on Center Road.  Pre-registration is mandatory since space is limited to 24. Materials must be picked up by Oct. 1. Information: 746-2560.

 

Yard Sale

POULTNEY The Poultney Town Wide Yard Sale will be held from 9 a.m. through 4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 12. Sponsored by the Poultney Chamber of Commerce, the event is held each June and each October on historic Main Street. For information, contact the Poultney Chamber of Commerce at 802-287-2010.

 

Rummage Sale

WELLS St. Paul’s Episcopal Church rummage sale at the Green will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 12. For information, call Joyce Rogers at 802-287-0077. The rummage sale is held the second Saturday of each month.

 

Haunted Habitat

GLENS FALLS “Haunted for Habitat,” a joint venture of Habitat for Humanity and Lake Luzerne’s Tubby Tubes Company, will be held each Saturday in October from noon to 8 p.m. and each Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. with part of the $9 admission going to Northern Saratoga, Warren and Washington Counties’ Habitat for Humanity. Information: 793-7484 or 696-7222 or email www.glensfallshabitat.org or www.tubbytubestubing.com.

 

Barbecued Chicken

GRANVILLE A chicken barbecue will be cooked by VFW Post 1653 at the VFW Pavilion on North Street in Granville, with serving starting at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, until gone. Cost is $9 per person. Dinner includes chicken, baked potato, salads and roll. For information call Men’s Auxiliary Secretary Matthew Meade at 955-0990.

 

Youth Artists

GLENS FALLS Eleven windows, assembled and painted into artwork by young artists, ages 16 to 21, will first be displayed at the Hyde Collection on Saturday, Oct. 12, with a 2 to 4 p.m. reception for the young area artists on Saturday, Oct. 19. “The Window Project” will remain on display through Tuesday, Dec. 31. For more information, call June Leary at 792-1761, ext. 327 or email jleary@hydecollection.org.

 

Three Artists Shown

SALEM Three artists—Craig Barnes, George Hoffmann and Michael Williams—will display their “abstract consortium” artwork from Oct. 12 through Nov. 23 at North Main Gallery. An art party reception will be also held from 3 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12 at the gallery at 196 Main Street. For information, call 518-854-3406.

 

Lobster Bake

HARTFORD Hershel-Argyle Lodge 508 will hold its 3rd annual Lobster Bake from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12 at the Masonic Lodge, Main Street. Cost is $15 for eat-in or take-out for a lobster dinner, with hot dogs and hamburgers sold separately. To order required tickets by Friday call 632-5443.

 

Film Showing

MANCHESTER Stephen Spielberg’s cult classic, “Duel,” starring the late Dennis Weaver, will be shown from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12 in Riley Center for the Arts at Burr and Burton Academy. English Filmmaker Jed Tullett will lecture briefly before the screening. Cost is $10. Call 802-768-8079 or visit greenmtacademy.org for more information and to register.

 

Lobster Bake

HARTFORD A Lobster Bake will be held by Herschel-Argyle Masonic Lodge 508 from 3 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12 at the Masonic Lodge on Main Street, Hartford. The cut-off date for pre-sold, $15 tickets for either eat-in or take-out dinner will be Oct. 8. For information and tickets, call the following numbers: 632-5443, 632-5436, 642-2904, 747-3828, 638-8876, 542-7000, 791-1149 or 632-5441.

 

Chicken Dinner

PITTSTOWN A chicken barbecue, offering eat-ins and take-outs, will be from 3 to 5 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 12 at Pittstown Fire House, 134 Parker Road, with price, $10 per dinner. A fire prevention open house will be at the same time. Information: 573-5874.

 

Chicken Barbecue

SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville American Legion will hold a chicken barbecue from 4 to 7 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 12 at American Legion Pavilion, 6 Clancy Street.  Eat in or take out can be purchased for $10. Proceeds benefit the Legion. For information, call 695-3011.

 

Thank-you Dinner

MIDDLE FALLS A landowner appreciation barbecue dinner, sponsored by SnoBlazers of Washington County and hosted by the Middle Falls Fire Department, will be held at the firehouse from 4 to 6 p.m., with music from 4 to midnight, Saturday, Oct. 12. The dinner offers not only a $25 chicken dinner but also a $25 ribs dinner, both with sides and refreshments. Music will be supplied by Happy Days Again DJ Service. A muzzleloader raffle, an auction and a 50/50 raffle will be held. For tickets call 692-9687.

 

Roast Beef Supper

PITTSTOWN A roast beef supper will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12 at Pittstown United Methodist Church Hall off Route 7. Cost for the full course meal is $12.50 for adults, $5 for children 5 to 12, and free for children under 5. Call 663-5607 for reservations.

 

German Dinner

LAKE GEORGE St. James Episcopal Church will serve a complete German Dinner, including sauerbraten, German potato salad, both sauerkraut and red cabbage, and other specialties of Deutschland, from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, with take-out available at 5, at its 172 Ottawa Street address. Cost is adults, $12, and children, $4. Outreach benefits from a portion of proceeds. Information: 668-2001.

 

Climate Photos

MANCHESTER See Arctic climate change documented by National Geographic Photographer James Balog in time-lapse photos of melting polar ice caps shown at 7 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 12 at Manchester’s Riley Center  in Burr and Burton Academy. General admission for “Chasing Ice” is $10 for adults; $5 for students. Tickets are on sale at Northshire Bookstore. Email www.transitiontownmanchester.org for more information.

 

A Cappella

SCHUYLERVILLE The Class Notes, Cornell University’s Original Co-Ed A Cappella Group, featuring Schuylerville High School alumna Alexandra Griffen, will sing without accompaniment at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12 in the Schuylerville High School auditorium. Donations will be accepted for this free event. More information can be obtained from www.theclassnotes.com.

 

Sunday, Oct. 13

 

All You Can Eat

BUSKIRK An All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast will be held from 7:30 to 11 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 13 at The Buskirk Volunteer Fire Department fire station. The family breakfast supports the Buskirk firefighters.

 

Monthly Breakfast

VALLEY FALLS The Valley Falls Veterans of Foreign Wars will hold their monthly breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 13. The event is sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary to benefit service projects. For information, call the VFW at 753-7707.

 

Sunday Breakfast

VICTORY The pancake and French toast breakfast of The Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club on Route 32 will be held from 8 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 13. The breakfast is held on the second Sundays of each month and costs $6 for adults, $3 for children.

 

Bless the Beasts

PERU The Peru Congregational Church invites all pet owners and their furry or feathered friends for a blessing and day of fellowship and communion at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 13 to be held inside or outside, depending on weather. An altar spot for stuffed animals will be available and a table set up for pet photos. Call “Pastor Margaret” at 802-379-1438 for more information.

 

Dinner for Children

SARATOGA SPRINGS The 15th annual Pig Roast and Toy Run to benefit children of local families needing local, state or federal assistance starts at the Eagles Club at 9:30 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 13. Toy run ride follows at 11 a.m., and lastly, the pig roast. Sponsored by Red Knights New York Chapter 12, a local of International Fire Fighters Motorcycle Club, the “Give a Child a Christmas” charity costs a $20 donation or an equivalently priced, unwrapped toy. All vehicle types are welcome. Email redknightspresidentny12@yahoo.com

 

School Car Show

HARTFORD Hartford Central School’s Car Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 13. Sponsored by the high school class of 2014, show admission is $3. Participating car owners pay $18. Fifty vehicles will participate. There will be plaques for the first out of 50. Food and refreshments and music provided. Call 642-9251 or 632-5222 for information.

 

Music at Market

CAMBRIDGE Folk singer Kate Blain will perform at the Cambridge Valley Farmers’ Market from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday Oct. 13 in the park across from the Cambridge Hotel. Blain is an accomplished folk singer who has shared the stage with Woods Tea Company and Dan Berggren. This week’s market will also feature a monthly raffle of market products.

 

Cow Plop Car Show

HOOSICK FALLS The popular “Cow Plop and Car Show,” sponsored by Saint Mary’s Academy, will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 13, at the town athletic fields. Everyone’s welcome to enter his or her car, truck or motorcycle with a $10 registration fee. Cow Plop starts at 11 a.m, the car show at 10 a.m. Trophies will be awarded, and a $1,000 prize for winner of the Cow Plop Grid contest. For specific information, call Pat Hayes at 686-4314.

 

Troops Benefit

RUTLAND Southwest Freedom Riders Inc. and Rutland Bowlerama will hold from noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 13, “Operation Call Home Bowl-a-thon” at Rutland Bowlerama on Route 7. Proceeds go to purchase phone cards for U.S. Troops. Information: 1-888-299-7937.

Chicken BBQ

SALEM Boy Scout Troop 61 of Salem will hold its last chicken barbecue of the year on Sunday, Oct. 13 at the Scout bottle drop on Route 22, just south of the village of Salem. Takeouts will be available from noon to 1 p.m. or until sold out. Meal includes half barbecue chicken, baked potato, cole slaw, roll and dessert. Tickets are $9 each and are available from scouts, leaders, and at the Salem Hardware Store. Tickets will be $10 the day of the event. Proceeds will benefit the troop’s trip to Washington, D.C. in April.

 

Pastels meet Dance

SARATOGA SPRINGS Sculptor and Artist Andrew Devries will display his pastel work from 2 to 3 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 13 at the National Museum of Dance at 99 South Broadway. The show is entitled “Homage to the Dance,” and will include a large collection of Devries’ sculptures. “Homage to the Dance” remains on display until mid-November. National Museum of Dance is open Tuesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

 

Jazz Duo

CAMBRIDGE Stephanie and Arnold Freifelder, a New Jersey jazz duo with a home in Fort Edward, will perform an autumn concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13 at the Bischoff House, 573 Dunbar Road.  Presented by Con Brio Performing Arts, the Freifelders celebrate autumn through such jazz classic as Johnny Mercer’s “Early Autumn.”  Reserved admission only is $10. Information: 677-8296 or e-mail dbchorale@aol.com

 

Adoption Panel

DORSET A panel and public discussion of gay adoption will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13 at Dorset Church, with a potluck supper to follow. The event is sponsored the Southern Vermont chapter of Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays. For more information call 802-867-2260 or email jane@dorsetchurch.org.

 

Free Supper

HOOSICK FALLS The men of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 70 Main Street, invite everyone to a free Sunday supper at 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13. This meal is served on the second Sunday of each month, and the church building is handicap accessible. Information: 686-4982.

 

Youth Soccer

CAMBRIDGE On-line spring registration for Cambridge Youth Soccer will be from Oct. 13 to Dec. 1. Players under-10 through under-18 will play in the Capital District Youth Soccer League. Additional information can be found at www.cysny.com or contact the register at register@cysny.com. For personal assistance with registration call Heather McNulty at 320-6153.

 

Monday, Oct. 14

 

Pickleball Sign-up

WILTON The net court game, Pickleball, will be played from 9:15 to 11:15 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays this month at Gavin Park. Players must register at the Gavin Park Entrance, 10 Lewis Drive. Cost is $3. Information: 584-9455, weekdays, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The game is one of many offered by Wilton Recreation.

 

Ride for the Cure

MANCHESTER Green Mountain Horse Association will hold its fourth annual “Ride for the Cure” for breast cancer at 9:30 a.m. Monday, Columbus Day, Oct. 14. The ten-mile charity ride will start at 9:30 from the GMHA’s facility in South Woodstock. In 2012, 117 riders raised more than $57,000, 75 percent of which remained for local use and 25 percent went to breast cancer research. Information: 1-877-405-0636 or email www.komen.org.

 

WARRENSBURG The sixth annual Warrensburg Riverfront Harvest Dinner, sponsored by the Warrensburg Beautification and Adirondack Harvest and Thurman Fall Farm Tour, will be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Monday, Columbus Day, Oct. 14 at Lizzie Keays Restaurant in River Street’s historic shirt factory. The dinner is $36.95 with wine and $29.95 without. For reservations and more information, call 504-4043. Seating is limited.

 

Animation

BENNINGTON Tishman Lecture Hall of Bennington College will screen the avant-garde animated film, “Consuming Spirits,” by Christopher Sullivan at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 14. Email bdavidson@bennington.edu for more information. Sullivan then speaks at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15 in Tishman.

 

Over-60 Basketball

WILTON There is still time to register for over-60 basketball at Gavin Park, 10 Lewis Drive. The drop-in game runs Mondays from 8 to 10 p.m. Although the game started Oct. 7, it will run Mondays through May 19.

$5 a week enables those over 30 to play basketball, and a maximum of 20 players can dribble, shoot and score on any given night. Call 584-9455 for specifics. Wilton Recreation sponsors.

 

Tuesday, Oct. 15

 

Schuylerville Library

SCHUYLERVILLE Closed Monday, Oct. 14 for Columbus Day, Schuylerville Library opens Tuesday, Oct. 15 for regular hours and a 10 a.m. genealogy meeting, Tuesday, Oct. 15. Information: 695-6641.

 

Mill Talk

BENNINGTON Bill Morgan, president of Bennington Historical Society, will speak on the founding and decline of Bennington’s Mills at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15 in the Dickinson Science Building, Room 225, of Bennington College. Email bdavidson@bennington.edu for more information.

 

Library Board

SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville Public Library Board of Trustees will hold its 6:30 p.m. meeting Tuesday, Oct. 15. Open to the public, the meeting’s details, and the dates for meetings for the rest of 2013 and through June, 2014, can be learned by calling 695-6641.

 

Movie Night

SALEM The Bancroft Library will hold a Movie Night for adults and older teens beginning on Tuesday, Oct. 15 at 7 p.m. The library is located at 181 Main St. in Salem. Information: 518-854-7463.

 

Plays Franz Liszt

BENNINGTON Pianist Christopher Lewis will perform difficult works of Franz Liszt, as well as Debussy preludes, at a 7:30 p.m. concert on Tuesday, Oct. 15 in Deane Carriage Barn at Bennington College. Email bdavidson@bennington.edu for more information on The Carriage Barn Concert Series.

 

Wednesday, Oct. 16

 

Fly Tyers

RUTLAND Meetings of the Green Mountain Fly Tyers, which kicked off on Wednesday, will continue to be held each second and fourth Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Godnick Center. Tying programs are open to all. Call Eric Nelson at 802-468-5525 for more information.

 

SALEM Salem Astronomers will meet at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 16 at the Salem Courthouse Community Center. The astronomers meet on the third Wednesday of each month. New members are welcome. For information, email Bill Frederick at wfrederi@wildblue.net.

 

Civil War Print

PAWLET A limited edition print of Lt. Marcellus Jones of the 8th Illinois Calvary will be presented to the Pawlet Public Library at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16 by Steve Lynch in full Vermont Civil War uniform. A native of the Pawlet area, Marcellus Jones fired the first shot at Gettysburg. Lynch will explain why. Call 1-802-325-3123 for more information.

 

Garden Club Meets

MANCHESTER Master Gardener Sue Anderson will speak on “hostas” at the 1 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 16th meeting of the Garden Club of Manchester at First Congregational Church. There is a $5 fee for non-members. For information, email info@manchestergardenclubs.org.

 

Iranian Bomb

MANCHESTER Middlebury College Professor Russell J. Leng will lecture on “Iran and the Bomb” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16 at Burr and Burton Academy’s Hunter Seminar Room. Registration is $20. To register, call 802-768-8079 or email greenmtnacademy.org.

 

Thursday, Oct. 17

 

Covered Bridges

PAWLET Expert Joseph C. Nelson, author of “Spanning Time: Vermont’s Covered Bridges,” will discuss on Thursday, Oct. 17 whether or not bridge appeal rests on aesthetic beauty or perfection in engineering and construction. Nelson will speak at the Pawlet Community Church, Vermont Route 133. The Pawlet Historical Society sponsors the event. For information about the specific time call Steve Williams at 802-645-9529.

 

Lifestyle Change

BUSKIRK The monthly “Reversing Disease Seminar,” which teaches lifestyle change as a way to reverse diseases like cancer, will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17 in the Buskirk Better Living Center at Buskirk’s Seventh-Day Adventist Community Church at 2176 West Hoosick Road. To pre-register, call 666-4524.

 

Friday, Oct. 18

 

Rummage Sale

GRANVILLE A rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. will be held by Sylvan Star/Skenesborough Chapter 122 at the Slate Valley Masonic Center, 95 North Street. This sale will be held the third Friday of each month, with few exceptions. Donations may be brought to the center on the sale day. For information, call Jean MacLeod at 260-0460.

 

Family Movie

SCHUYLERVILLE Schuylerville Library will hold a Family Movie Night at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18. Free and open to the public, the showing of the PG film runs 120 minutes. Bring popcorn. Call 695-6641.

 

Contra Dance

TINMOUTH Cold River Band, with Lausann Allen calling, will perform from 8 to 11 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18 at Tinmouth Community Center’s Contra Dance, a linear form of square dancing. First timers will see $5 cut off a $9 admission price, which is $7 for teens and free for those under 12. Held the third Friday of each month, the November Contra Dance will step up to the 5th Friday, Nov. 29. Call 802-235-2718 for more information.

 

Saturday, Oct. 19

 

Cancer Walk

LAKE GEORGE The first annual “Free to Breathe 5K Run/Walk and One-Mile Walk” to fight cancer will be held Saturday, Oct. 19. Organized by Elaine Winchell, in honor of her late daughter who succumbed to the disease, the event supports National Lung Cancer Partnership. For specific information about this developing event, call 312-558-1770 or email scolpo@pcipr.com or freetobreathe.org.

 

Parent-Teacher Walk

WELLS The Wells Fall Foliage 5K Run/Walk will start at Wells Village School at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, with the turnaround at
Wells Lakeside Park. Cost is $10, adults; $5, students; $40, family.

Two kinds of T-shirts, adult and tech, will be sold. For information, call 802-645-0469 or email tine_vt@hotmail.com. Proceeds benefit the Wells Parents and Teachers Organization.

 

Highland Quilters

ARGYLE The Highland Quilters will meet at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19 at Argyle’s Methodist Church. Quilt squares are needed for service quilts.

Bring basic sewing supplies. Call Betty Reynolds at 638-8250 for more information.

 

Aviation Day

CAMBRIDGE Chapin Airfield on Route 22 will be the place to see arrival and take-off of bi-planes, antique war birds, helicopters, experimental aircraft and even model airplanes from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19 during Cambridge Valley Flying Club’s Fly-in/Aviation Day. Admission is free. Food will be for sale inside the hanger, where pilots will meet and talk to the public. Information: call 727-6509.

 

Food Pantry

SCHAGHTICOKE The Food Pantry at Hoosick Valley Community Church, 2024, Route 40, will be open from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 19.  The pantry is open the third Saturday of each month. Information: 753-6984.

 

Martial Arts Show

SALEM Martial arts, including such exotica as Filipino escrima, Shaolin Kung fu, Hee Kung, as well as Tai chi and Karate, will be demonstrated from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 19 at United Presbyterian Church, with the event sponsored by Salem Court House Community Center and the informational phone number, 854-7053.

 

Basket Auction

SALEM A basket auction and Thanksgiving raffle will start at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19 in Proudfit Hall, with numbers called at 12:30 p.m.

Cost is $7, including lunch and 25 raffle tickets. Contact Salem Seniors for more information.

 

Welshmen Meet

WHITEHALL Poultney Area’s St. David’s Society will hold its 26th annual “Gathering of the Clans Brunch” at 11 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 19 at Rathbun’s Sugarhouse Restaurant, 181 Hatch Hill Road. Contact the society by Oct. 15 to ensure seating. Call Helen Jones at 802-287-9729, Nancy Williams at 518-642-0709 or Jan Edwards at 802-287-5744. Although comprised of many descendents of Welshmen who quarried the Slate Valley, Welsh heritage is not required for membership.

 

Basket Raffle

CASTLETON A basket raffle and Halloween dog and owner costume contest will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, with doors open for viewing at 10 a.m. at Castleton American Legion. Free registration has a 1 p.m. deadline, since the contest starts at 1:30. To register early or to donate a basket, call 802-638-9908. For more information, email cbatease@broc.org. The event benefits BROC-Community Action in Southwestern Vermont, founded in 1965 as Bennington-Rutland Opportunity Council.

 

Pancake Supper

ARGYLE The American Legion will hold an All You Can Eat Pancake Supper from 4 to 7 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 19 at American Legion Post 1815 on Route 40 (Sheridan Street). For information call Gary Gilchrist at 638-8603.

 

Italian Supper

EAST DORSET An Italian Supper will be hosted by and served at East Dorset Congregation Church at 5 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 19. Cost for the homemade pasta dinner, with pumpkin pie for dessert, is $10 for teens and adults, $6 for children 5 to 12, and free for those under 5. Take-out is also available. Call 802-293-5793 for more information.

 

Library Benefit

MANCHESTER Mark Skinner Library’s annual fund will benefit from a 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19th  “tent party” at Hildene, home of Abraham Lincoln’s son, Robert Todd Lincoln. Cost is $65 per person and $70 at the door. Music, dancing, food, a cash bar and a theme-inspired raffle will take place under Hildene’s “party tent.” For tickets, call 802-362-2607.

 

Cash Concert

HARTFORD The concert, “The Spirit of Johnny Cash,” featuring Harold Ford, Laura Lucy and the Cash Band, will be held at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19 at the Hartford Fire House. Doors open at 7 and tickets cost $15.  For information call 632-5326.

 

Sixteen Strings

BRANDON Acoustic swing, folk, blues, bluegrass and old-time country music will be played by “16 Strings,” Doug Reid, Jim Pitman and Collin McCaffrey, at 7:30 p.m, Saturday, Oct. 19 at the Brandon Music Center, 62 Country Club Road. Cost ranges from $15 to $30 and includes dinner and the show. Information: 802-465-4071 or www.brandon-music.net.

 

Fall Dance

QUEENSBURY Queensbury Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6196 will hold its fall dance from 7 p.m. until midnight Saturday, Oct. 19 at Luzerne Road headquarters. Besides dancing to music, there will be a “funnier farmer” contest, snack and baked goods for sale, a basket raffle and 50/50. Advanced tickets are $18 per couple; $10, single; and at the door, $20 per couple; $12, single. For more information, call 307-8313.

 

Sunday, Oct. 20

SCHAGHTICOKE The Hoosick Valley Rescue Squad at 1448 Route 40 in Schaghticoke will hold a country breakfast from 8 to 11:30 a.m. on Sunday. This breakfast is served on the third Sunday of each month, with few exceptions. Information: 753-6634 or 817-2270.

 

Farmers Market

CAMBRIDGE The Cambridge Valley Farmers Market moves to its winter location at the Lovejoy Building behind Hubbard Hall at 10 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 20 and will operate as usual until 2 p.m. Inclement weather moves the market inside the Lovejoy Building.

 

“Texas Hold’em”

HUBBARDTON Hubbardton Center Grange 290 will hold “Texas Hold’em”  poker on Sunday, Oct. 20 at Hubbardton Town Hall on Monument Hill Road, with doors opening at noon, playing at 1. Cost is a $75 buy-in, with no re-buys. Seventy-five percent of proceeds go to the players. There will also be a 50/50 drawing and refreshments. Information: call Dwayne Gibbs, 802-273-2651.

 

Schuylerville Dance

SCHUYLERVILLE A square dance will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. at the American Legion, Clancy Street on Sunday, Oct. 20, with music by “Ole Time Country.” Sponsored by The Country Round and Square Dance Association, the dance costs $5 for adults; $2 for children 6-17; and free for those under six. For specifics, call Floyd at 747-6687 or Sandy at 824-3719.

 

Wildlife Fundraiser

SARATOGA SPRINGS “Wild About Blue,” the annual fundraiser for Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park, will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20 at Saratoga National Golf Club, with $65 pre-registration required by Monday, Oct. 14. The second annual Metamorphosis Award will be given to the one who has initiated the greatest community change, and there will also be a silent auction. Please RSVP at 450-0321. General information: 450-0321.

 

Monday, Oct. 21

 

Benefit Dinner

GRANVILLE A spaghetti dinner prepared by Ma and Pa’s Restaurant will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21 at the American Legion Post 323 in Granville in order to raise money in honor of Ayden Burdo for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, whose goal is to prevent suicide through research, education and advocacy. Cost is $5.50 per person and $6.50 for take-out. Tickets can be bought at the door or in advance at Ma and Pa’s.

 

Tuesday, Oct. 22

 

Gift of Words

PAWLET Haystack Hustler Seniors will help members of Mettowee Valley Grange and Rupert’s Mount Anthony Grange to distribute dictionaries to third grade students of Mettowee Community School at noon lunch on Tuesday, Oct. 22. Dictionary distribution is a nationwide Grange service. Cost for lunch is $3.50. A 50/50 raffle will also be held, and the Hustlers will collect items for the Pawlet Food Shelf. For information, call 802-325-3196.

 

Vampire Talk

SCHUYLERVILLE Schuylerville Public Library Book Club will discuss Bram Stoker’s classic vampire novel, “Dracula,” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22. For details call 695-6641.

 

Wednesday, Oct. 23

 

Senior Trip

HARTFORD The Granville-Argyle-Hartford Senior Citizens will travel to Pennsylvania’s Amish Country in Intercourse, Pa. from Wednesday to Friday Oct. 23-25. Cost of the trip, which includes hotel accommodation, the Sight and Sound Theatre, Sands Casino, Kitchen Kettle Village, an Amish Land Tour and visit to an Amish Market, is $337 per person, covering tax, baggage and handling. To sign up call 632-5210.

 

Vermont Issues

MANCHESTER Mark Skinner Library will play host to a panel of local leaders as they discuss “Issues Facing Vermont Education” at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23. State Representative Cynthia Browning, the panel, and audience members will discuss problems and propose solutions. Information: 802-362-5556 or 802-362-3675 or email blgam38@aol.com.

 

Folk Artists

BENNINGTON Folk Musicians Cindy Kallet and Grey Larson, contributors to contemporary folk and world music, will play at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23 in Deanne Carriage Barn at Bennington College as part of The Carriage Barn Concert Series. Email bdavidson@bennington.edu for more information.

 

Thursday, Oct. 24

 

Church Sale

HUDSON FALLS First Presbyterian Church’s Women’s Association will hold its annual rummage sale of clothing, house wares and household goods and boutique items from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24 and from 9:30 a.m. to noon Friday, Oct. 25 in the church house basement, 9 River Street. Call Rene Peceau at 747-3013 for more information.

 

Mixed Media

CAMBRIDGE Erika Schmidt, a visual and performing artist, will display her prints and collage work, “Elegy,” from Thursday, Oct. 24 through Wednesday, Nov. 23 at Valley Artisan’s Market’s “Small Gallery” at 25 East Main Street, with a formal reception given from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2.

 

Pre-Licensing Class

HOOSICK FALLS A pre-licensing class will be held 3:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 24 in the Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation at Hoosick Falls Health Center, Danforth Street. Sponsored by Northeast New York Safety and Health Council, the class requires a valid state driver’s permit and $40 pre-registration. Passing the class test gives permit holders papers necessary for the state driver’s test. Call 686-4854 to pre-registerr.

 

Funky Vocals

BRANDON Funky-Folk-Rock Guitarist and Vocalist Connor Garvey will perform at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24 at Brandon Music, 62 Country Club Road. Cost is $15 to $30 for dinner and show. For recommended reservations, call 802-465-4071 or email info@brandon-music.net.

 

Friday, Oct. 25

 

Halloween Party

GREENWICH A Halloween Party will be held from 8 p.m. until midnight, Friday, Oct. 25 at the Greenwich Elks Lodge on Route 40. Music will be played by “Open Bar Band,” and a free taxi service will operate from 11 p.m. until 1 a.m. within a ten-mile radius. For information call 692-2347.

 

Saturday, Oct. 26

 

Fall Fest at Hoosick

HOOSICK FALLS The 13th annual Hoosick Falls Central School Fall Festival will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the school on Saturday, Oct. 26, offering a cake walk, haunted hall, animal land, vendors, door prizes and raffle items. For general information call 378-6056; vendor information at 686-4512 or email houietoo@roadrunner.com

 

Pumpkin Brigade

JOHNSONVILLE Participants in the 2nd annual Pumpkin Brigade and Kids Run will assemble at 9 a.m. and race at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 26 at the Johnsonville Fire House at 5 River Road. Proceeds benefit the fire department’s Ladies Auxiliary to whom checks should be made payable at $20 for adults; $10 for children under 15; and a $2 kids run free with parents registration.  Cost is adults, $25, and children, $15, the day of the race.

 

History Fair

GRANVILLE

Library Goblins

MANCHESTER Mark Skinner Library invites all area children to wear the costume of their choice to “The Family Halloween Bash” at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 26. Spooky stories, mysterious music, a mummy wrap contest and costume parade will be featured. Free to the public, Halloween Bash requires children accompanied by an adult. Call 802-362-2607.

 

Disguised Dogs

GLENS FALLS American Cancer Society will hold its “Canines for a Cure, Howl-Ween Costume Contest and Pawty” at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26 at Crandall Park Pavilion. Cost of advance registration only is $10 per pooch. Call 932-5831 for more information, or “find us on Facebook.”

 

Library Theatre

SCHUYLERVILLE Schuylerville Library will host a night of Thrillers presented by the Schuylerville Community Theatre at 6:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 26. For details on things that go “bump in the night,” call 695-6641.

 

Sunday, Oct. 27

Breakfast

SCHAGHTICOKE The Northern Rensselaer County Knights of Columbus will present an all-you-can-eat breakfast of blueberry pancakes, eggs, sausage, French toast, home fries and more from 7:30 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 27 at the Hoosic Valley Rescue Squad on Rt. 40 in Schaghticoke. Cost for adults is $7, children 6 to 12 are $3, and children 5 and under eat free. Proceeds go to the Military Mom in Action.

 

Basket Raffle

CAMBRIDGE A basket raffle will be held on Sunday, Oct. 27 by the Auxiliary Unit of American Legion Post 634 on Route 22 North, with doors open at 1 p.m. at the post while the drawing begins at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are available prior to the raffle or at the door. To donate a basket or purchase advance tickets, contact 677-3576.

 

Square Dance

SCHUYLERVILLE The Country Round and Square Dance Association will hold a dance from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27 at the American Legion, Clancy Street, with music by “Ole Time Country,” and the cost at $5 for adults; $2 for children 6-17; and free for those under 6. For information, call Floyd at 747-6687 or Sandy at 824-3719.

 

Pork Dinner

SALEM A pork dinner will be served at Holy Cross Church, North Main Street at 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27 in the church basement, with proceeds benefiting the Men’s Group/Knights of Columbus scholarship program and the cemetery project. Take-outs will be available at 4:30 p.m., and the cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12.

 

Monday, Oct. 28

 

Pumpkin Carving

RUPERT Kittay Library, 2827 Route 153, will host a pumpkin carving at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28, with Chris Michel, former Salem schools art teacher, teaching carving techniques to a class of twelve. For specific information, call the library at 802-394-2444 or email www.rupertkittaylibrary.org or rkkittay@myfairpoint.net.

 

Wednesday, Oct. 30

 

Silent Auction

TROY The annual silent auction fundraiser and officers’ election of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rensselaer County will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30 at Hilton Garden Inn, Hoosick Street. To buy low cost dinner tickets, call 272-4210. Such reservations are accepted until Oct. 23. Election ballots can be picked up at 61 State Street, but must be returned no later than noon, Oct. 29

 

Poetry Talk

BENNINGTON Poet and Professor Paisley Rekdal will present a reading and discussion of her poetry at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30 in Tishman Lecture Hall, Bennington College. Professor of English at Utah University, Rekdal has penned four poetry collections. Email bdavidson@bennington.edu.

 

Friday, Nov. 1

 

After School

WILTON New registrants for the children’s after school program called Breakers Club at Gavin Park, a state licensed day care center, may begin registering Friday, Nov. 1. Registration closes Friday, Dec. 13. The program requires a minimum of 8 and a maximum of 35. The fee is $35 for Wilton residents, $45 for non-residents. For information on registration call 584-9455.

 

Saturday, Nov. 2

 

Hope Baskets

GRANVILLE In-kind donations are being sought by Haynes House of Hope, a comfort care home, for its upcoming basket party on Saturday, Nov. 2. Caring for terminally ill individuals and their families, Haynes House of Hope relies entirely on community donations to cover operation costs.  To share a skill or donate an item, contact Heidi Fisher at 642-1246 or email her at m.k.fisher@hotmail.com.

 

57th Bazaar

GREENWICH The 57th annual bazaar at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Nov. 2 at the 143 Main Street edifice. Handmade items, antiques and collectibles will compete against homemade pies and goodies, the well-known “cookie walk,” and a soup and sandwich lunch.

For more information, contact the church at 692-7492.

 

Four to Sing

SALEM CBS 6 News Anchor Jerry Gretzinger will be joined by his father, his son, and by Brendan Dailey at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2 in Fort Salem Theater, where they will belt out Broadway and film tunes, and the Gretzingers share life experiences. Dailey played Gretzinger in Fort Salem’s summer play, “No Boundaries.” Cost is $25, $6 of which covers coffee and dessert. Call 854-9200 for information or email fortsalemtheater.com.

 

Friday, Nov. 8

 

Pro Rodeo

GLENS FALLS Top cowboys and cowgirls will compete at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 8 and 9 at the Adirondack Stampede Charity Rodeo in Glens Falls Civic Center. The PRCA rodeo opens its doors each night at 6 p.m., and showcases 200 nationally ranked and regional competitors in the seven standard rodeo events. Admission is $15 for adults and $9 for children. To purchase, call the Civic Center Box Office at 518-798-0202 or go to www.glensfallscc.com.

 

Saturday, Nov. 9

 

Craft Fair

GREENWICH A craft fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9 at the Greenwich Elks Lodge on Route 40. Crafters are wanted for this event, sponsored by the Greenwich Elks Auxiliary. Each vendor space costs $30. For applications or information call Donna at 692-2347 or Amber at 587-8224. Only 40 spaces are available.

 

Open Hearth Cooking

HEBRON The Wilson Homestead in Hebron will offer one day of open hearth cooking classes for up to seven people from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9, and again on Saturday, Nov. 16. A group of six may form a different class for a different date. The fee is $45. Call Sally Brillon at 854-3134 for information. Register by mid-October to secure a place.

 

SALEM Recording Artist Kerri Lynn Jennings will sing at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9 at Fort Salem Theatre in a cabaret show called “A Lady from L.A.” Admission is $25, $6 of which covers coffee and dessert. Call 854-9200 or email fortsalemtheater.com for more information. Reservations are encouraged.

 

Saturday, Nov. 16

SALEM Broadway Veteran Bill Carmichael will sing great loves songs from musicals in which he has starred at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16. Carmichael will sing songs from Cats, Les Miz, Mamma Mia and Ragtime. Reservations are encouraged for the $25 performance. $6 of that ticket pays for coffee and dessert. Call 854-9200 or email fortsalemtheater.com for more information.

 

Saturday, Nov. 23

 

Wine, Women, Song

SALEM Lynne Kerr and David Howell will perform “Wine, Woman and Song Two” at Fort Salem Theatre at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23 in a performance that blends music and white wine tasting. Reservations are required. Information: 854-9200.

 

Saturday, Dec. 7

 

Holiday Show

SALEM Anchor’s Holiday Show, featuring TV broadcasters Jerry Gretzinger, Jessica Layton and Benita Zahn, returns to its cabaret home, Fort Salem Theatre, for a 2 p.m. matinee on Saturday, Dec. 7. The $25 cost includes a $6 credit toward coffee and dessert at this performance of secular Christmas tunes. Information: 854-9200.

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