Community Calendar 03/20/14

T hursday, March 20

 

Sign for Pre-K

ARLINGTON Registration for pre-kindergarten classes at Fisher Elementary School in Arlington is underway. Forms are at the Fisher Main Office and are due back by March 31. School office hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. To be eligible, children must reside in Arlington or Sandgate and be four-years-old by August 31. For details, call Principal Deanne Lacoste at lacosted@bvsu.org or call 518-375-6409.

 

Why Corsets

STILLWATER Eleven days remain to find out why women wore stays and corsets during the Revolutionary War period, as the “Women’s History Month Display and Presentation” closes with the end of March at Stillwater’s Saratoga National Historical Park. All month, the park has offered a free-of-charge display of 18th century women’s garments. The park is located between Route 4 and Route 32 in Stillwater. For details, please call 518-670-2985, or visit www.nps.gov/sara or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/saratoganhp.

 

Rutland Lacrosse
RUTLAND If you have questions about registering for the Outdoor Lacrosse program of the Rutland Recreation Department, which will begin mid-April and run through mid-June and is open to children grades 3 to 8, please call 802-773-1822. All players must become US Lacrosse members prior to registration, so visit usalacrosse.org to become a member for $25. Once that is done, you can register with Rutland by visiting rutlandrec.com or stop by its office at 16 North Street Extension.

 

Poets Contest

POULTNEY Stone Valley Arts is sponsoring a poetry contest, the winners of which will see their verse in the front window of a downtown Poultney business. The deadline for submission of one to three poems to David Mook, 896 Ferncliff Road in Poultney is Thursday, March 20. For details on the exact way to submit and email or mail your poems, email davidmook@aol.com. If you mail your submission, the Poultney zip is 05764.

The poems will be displayed from April 8 through the first week of May.

 

50 Shades musical

ALBANY Palace Theatre in Albany announces that tickets are on sale for “50 Shades! The Musical­- The Original Parody” of “Fifty Shades of Grey,” which will premiere at the Palace on Wednesday, April 30, with the curtain rising at 7:30 p.m. For further details, especially about tickets, call the box office at 800-745-3000. Tickets range in price from $43 to $58.

 

Bottle Drive

RUTLAND The March bottle drive of the Rutland ARC will continue until the month’s end at both Beer King and Howe Center’s Bottle Redemption Center. Funds collected keep ARC programs running in 2014. ARC stands for Advocacy, Resources and Community, meaning the group provides those opportunities for citizens with developmental disabilities. Supporters simply need to drop their bottles at either Beer King or the Bottle Redemption Center, but for further details call 802-775-1370.

 

Job Fair

CASTLETON The annual Spring Career and Graduate School Fair, held by Castleton College Career Services Office, will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 20 in the Spartan Athletic Complex. For details, call 802-468-1339 or email renee.beauprewhite@castleton.edu.

 

Legal Aid

HUDSON FALLS Stuart Kaufman, an attorney with Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York, will discuss wills, health care proxies, and other senior citizen legal issues at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 20 in the Hudson Falls Senior Center at 78 Oak Street, the event sponsored by Washington County CARES. For details, call Max McDonnell at 518-747-9352. Anyone older than 60 is welcome.

 

Dimes a Dip

HARTFORD Hartford Central School will serve a “Dimes a Dip” dinner of all-you-can-eat favorites from 4:30 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 20, at a cost of $3.50 for adults and $2.50 for students. All proceeds from the dinner benefit the Senior Class of 2014. For details, call Hartford Central School at 518-632-5222.

 

Art Reception

GLENS FALLS North Country Arts Center will hold an artist’s reception for Nancy Powhida at 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, March 20 at 2nd Floor Gallery at Glens Fall City Hall, with her exhibit of “digital photographic prints” remaining on display through Friday, April 4 during gallery hours, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Powhida is a sculptress, printmaker and painter. For details on the reception and exhibition, call 518-353-2121 or email kate@advokate.net.

 

Pember Meets

GRANVILLE The next regular meeting of the Pember Board of Trustees will be at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 20. The trustees meet the third Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. For details, call 518-642-2425.

 

Food Forage

MANCHESTER Alan Benoit will continue his “Sustainability Series,” now broadcast on GNAT-TV, at Manchester’s Northshire Bookstore at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 20, with the topic of foraging for food and fungus, meaning organic foods and gourmet mushrooms. For details, call 802-362-2200 or 1-800-437-3700 or visit www.northshire.com.

 

Architectural Talk

SALEM “A Survey of Early Washington County Domestic Architecture” is the title of a talk that will be given at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 20 in Historic Salem Courthouse by William Krattinger, an employee with the state Division of Historic Preservation. The lecture will be held in the first floor Archive Room. Donations are appreciated at this free event. For details, call 518-854-7053.

 

Friday, March 21

 

Educators Meet

MANCHESTER Manchester’s Maple Street School will host the fifth annual, day-long Southern Vermont Educators Symposium, with the theme of mobile and bring-your-own devices, on Friday, March 21. The event, open to officials from all elementary and secondary schools, both public and private, costs $75. For details, call Kate Bryan at 802-362-7137, ext 205 or email kbryan@maplestreetschool.com.

 

Horse Laminitis

FORT ANN Walker’s Farm, Home and Tack will host a laminitis seminar on treating horses who have foundered or who have laminitis. Esco Buff, PhD will explain how he shoes 90 to 150 such afflicted horses each year, achieving a 98 percent survival rate. The seminar will be held from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Walker’s on Route 4. For details, call 518-639-5223.

 

Fish Fry

CAMBRIDGE A Lenten Fish Fry will be held at Cambridge’s St. Patrick’s Church from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Fridays during Lent. Cost is $9.50. Eat in or take-outs are available. For details, call 518-854-3692.

 

Wizard of Oz

GRANVILLE Granville Junior-Senior High Drama Club will present the Tim Kelly version of “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 21 and Saturday, March 22. The school presents the play by special arrangement with Pioneer Drama Service, Inc.

For details, contact Granville Junior-Senior High School at 518-642-1051.

 

Dinner and Show

MIDDLETOWN SPRINGS Students of Singer Melissa Chestnut-Tangerman, a local singer and musician, will perform at 7 p.m. on March 21 in The Middletown Springs Elementary School, as part of its annual “Artist-in-Residence Program.” A potluck dinner will precede the performance, which has been prepared by Chestnut-Tangerman and the students during the past week. For details, call 802-235-2098.

 

CSC Musical

The Castleton State College Theater Arts and Music Department will stage “Urinetown: The Musical” at 7 p.m. on March 21, 22, 27, 28 and 29 and at 2 p.m. on March 23 at the Casella Theater on the Castleton State College campus. The cost of admission is $15; $10 for member of the college community. For tickets, call 468-1119 or visit castletontickets.com.

 

Basketball Challenge

ARLINGTON The second annual Basketball Challenge, involving varsity girls and boys teams, will be held at 6 p.m. on Friday, March 21 in Arlington Memorial High School gymnasium. Hosted by the Fisher Parent Teacher Group, the night includes basketball that pits faculty and staff against parents. Cost is $5 for adults, $3 for students under 12, and $20 per family. Tickets can be purchase beforehand. For details, call 802-375-6409 or email lacosted@bvsu.org. One can also call 802-375-6409, ext. 217 or email smithme@bvsu.org.

 

King Lear

CAMBRIDGE The final performances of the Theatre Company at Hubbard Hall’s production of King Lear will take place at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, March 21 and 22, and at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 23 at Hubbard Hall, 25 East Main St., Cambridge. Tickets are $25 general public, $22 for Hubbard Hall members and $15 for students and children. To purchase, go to www.hubbardhall.org or call 518-677-2495.

 

Saturday, March 22

 

Open House

PITTSFORD The Pittsford Food Shelf will hold a coffee and snack open house from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 22, as part of its efforts to raise $35,000 in food and money, as the Pittsford Food Shelf joins the annual Feinstein Million Dollar Food Challenge.

For details about this open house, and specifics of the work of the Pittsford Food Shelf, call Robin at 802-483-2967.

 

Maple Open House

GREENWICH The Upper Hudson Maple Producers Association will host two Maple Sugar Open House days from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, March 22 and 23, and again on Saturday and Sunday, March 29 and 30. Nearly 20 maple sugar houses will be participating. Sample and see how maple sugar is made. For details, call 518-854-7386 or 802-236-0881. For complete information, visit www.upperhusdsonmaple.com.

 

Maple Tours

BENNINGTON Bennington County Maple Weekend Open House will be held on Saturday and Sunday, March 22 and 23, with directions to, hours of, and activities at the nearly ten participating sugar houses to be found at www.benningtonmaple.org or call 802-394-2928. Admission is free and children are encouraged to get their parents out for a day of fun. This is the 16th annual celebration of the maple weekend open house of Merck Forest and Farmland Center.

 

Maple Fest

POULTNEY The Poultney Maple Fest will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, March 22 and 23, with sugarhouse tours at Green’s Sugar House, Riverside Maples, Brayton & Foley Sugarhouse, Marshall Maples and Woods Family Sugarhouse. Other events include a pancake breakfast from 8 to 10 a.m. at the Methodist Church, free horse and carriage rides between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. in the Citizens Bank parking lot, a basket raffle at Young at Heart senior center, craft fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Raphael’s Hall, free community dinner at 4 p.m. at the Foundation Church and more. Information: poultneyvt.com.

 

Basket Party

FAIR HAVEN Fair Haven Chapter 70, Order of the Eastern Star, will hold a basket party on Saturday, March 22, with doors opening at American Legion Post 49 at 11 a.m. and drawing to start at 12:30 p.m. Admission is $5 for 25 tickets, plus the door prize ticket. Extra tickets cost $2. Refreshments will be sold, and all proceeds benefit local community projects.

American Legion Post 49 is located on Route 22A in Fair Haven. For details, call 802-265-8179.

 

Basket Raffle

CASTLETON The Upward Bound Basket Raffle will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 22 in American Legion Post 50 in Castleton, with a special raffle for a high-definition television and a blue-ray player, among other events. All proceeds benefit the Castleton Upward Bound Scholarship Fund. For details, call 802-468-6404 or email jennifer.jones@castleton.edu.

 

Babysitting Class

MANCHESTER Registration now for two free American Red Cross babysitter’s training classes, which will be held on Saturday, April 5, at 9 a.m. at Mark Skinner Library in Manchester, and again at 9 a.m. on Sunday, April 6 in Flood Brook Union School. Registration opens at noon on Saturday, March 22. The two-day sessions end at 4 p.m. Registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis. Registration opens at noon on Saturday, March 22. For details on registering, call 802-824-4307 or email wilderweston@gmail.com.

 

Classical Music

MANCHESTER The Manchester Music Festival will present a pre-season chamber music concert at 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 22 in the Southern Vermont Arts Center’s Yester House Galleries on West Road. Selections by Mozart and Brahms will be played by Joana Genova, violin, Edward Arron, cellist, Jeewon Park, pianist, and Ariel Rudiakov, viola. To purchase tickets, visit www.mmfvt.org or call 802-362-1956.

 

Dinner Dance

WILTON Wilton Firehouse will provide the floor for a dinner dance from 3:30 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, March 22, with the dinner being chicken parmesan. $12 buys dinner and dance and $8 for dinner. Tony Marcantino will be the DJ for a partner-and-line dance. For details, call 518-584-1511. All proceeds benefit the fire department and the Wilton Food Pantry.

 

Chicken and Biscuits

PITTSTOWN Pittstown United Methodist Church Hall on Route 7 in Pittstown will serve a chicken and biscuit supper, with all of the fixings, from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 22. Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children 5 to 12. Children under 5 are free. To make reservations, call 518-663-5607.

 

Chicken Dinner

CAMBRIDGE St. Luke’s Church in Cambridge will serve a chicken barbecue, with seatings at 4, 5 and 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 22 in the church. Advance tickets are now on sale, so call 518-677-2632, ext. 2. Cost is $10 in advance and $11 at the door. Children under 12, pay $5.

 

Café Music

GREENWICH A coffee house, sponsored by The Citizens’ Committee for Greenwich Youth and the Greenwich Youth Center, will be held from 6 to 9 on March 22 at Seventy Main in Greenwich. In development is a music scholarship program for local youths, which would provide lessons and instruments for in-need students. A meet and greet, performances, baked goods and refreshments will all be offered at this night of café music. Cost is $20. Tickets are available at www.seventymain.com, or at the door.

 

Free Concert

WHITEHALL Mark Bolos, a singer-songwriter with several CDs, will perform at a free concert at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 22 in Out of the Box Worship Center in Whitehall. All offerings will support New Hope Children’s Home, an orphaned and abandoned children missionary work in Arequipa, Peru. For details, call Pastor Pamela Bolton at 518-538-4262.

Earlier, from 10 a.m. to noon, there will be a community giveaway of family-oriented items, such as baby food and toys, with everything free. The Center is at 145 Broadway.

 

Long Trail Play

DORSET The William Prenetta one-actor, “Silenced on Barbour Street,” will be performed by the Long Trail School’s drama troupe at 7:15 p.m. on Saturday, March 22 at the school, with a dinner preceding performance. Twenty-one actors and two technicians have mounted the play. All are students. Cost is $25 for dinner, entertainment, dessert and play, and $10 for play and dessert only. The play is for mature audiences. For details, call Chelley Tifft at 802-867-5717, ext. 190.

 

Benefit Barbecue

HARTFORD A “Rally for Rita” chicken barbecue and basket party for Rita Swezey of Harford, who faces medical challenges, will be held at 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 22, with the barbecue served at 5 p.m. and basket drawing at 7:30 p.m. Cost is $10 per adult and $5 per child. For full details on the event, call the following: Roxanne at 518-642-9453; Chip at 632-5129; or Amy at 321-0565. Doors will open at 4 p.m. Please wear purple to support cancer awareness.

 

Spaghetti Dinner

SCHUYLERVILLE A “Camp Fowler Spaghetti Dinner” will be served from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 22 at the Bacon Hill Reformed Church on Route 32N in Schuylerville. Cost is $7 for adults and $4 for children. Takeouts are available. Proceeds provide financial assistance for youths attending Camp Fowler in the summer. For general information, call 518-695-4325. The contact person is Peg Hall at 518-584-3290.

 

Sportsmen’s Dinner

HOOSICK FALLS A Sportsmen’s banquet will be held at 6 p.m. at Hoosick Falls Community Alliance Church at 484 Hill Road, a free event in which all are invited to enjoy side dishes, desserts, beverages and the game dishes sportsmen are asked to bring as a game dish to share. For details, call 518-686-3269.

Sculpture Show

WEST RUTLAND The Carving Studio and Sculpture Center will host a reception for Burlington Sculptor Kevin Donegan from 5 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 22, where the Center will unveil his exhibit, “Lock is Key and Other Conversations,” which will remain on exhibit from March 22 through May 4 during Saturday and Sunday gallery hours, 1 to 4 p.m., or by appointment. For more details, call 802-438-2097 or email info@carvingstudio.org.

 

Religious Talk

MANCHESTER Bestselling author and spiritual advisor Thomas Moore, a former monk, will present his newest book, “A Religion of One’s Own,” in a lecture at 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 22 in Manchester’s Northshire Bookstore. Moore will delineate the “myriad possibilities of creating a personal spiritual style, either inside or outside formal religion.” For details, call 1-802-362-2200 or visit www.northshire.com.

 

Rock and Roll

GRANVILLE Granville Hook and Ladder and Fire and Rescue will sponsor a “Rock and Roll 60’s Show” at 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 22, with music provided by Skeeter Morse and his Northern Band, and featuring Little Red Riding Hood and The Surfin’ Bird. Other entertainments include a limbo contest, old time refreshments and ice cream, a 50/50 raffle, and all for $7 per person, $12 per couple, kids 8 to 15, and $5 and under 8, free. All proceeds benefit Granville Hook and Ladder. For details, call 518-642-2401.

 

Folk Duo

BRANDON Rachel Clark and Bob DeMarco, the duo called “Blackbird,” will perform traditional Celtic and Scandinavian music and their own original compositions at a 7:30 p.m. performance at Brandon Music at 62 Country Club Road on Saturday, March 22. Cost is $15 for the dinner and $15 for the concert. Dinner reservations are required. For details, call 802-465-4071 or email info@brandon-music.net.

 

Church Opening

HOOSICK FALLS The Gnostic Church of L.V.X. will hold a Grand Opening Gala and Church Consecration at 8 p.m. on Saturday, March 22 at the church at 8 Factory Hill Rd., Hoosick Falls. Two bands will perform. On Sunday, March 23 at noon, there will be a church consecration ceremony and its first public service. Information: 518-205-5031.

 

Sunday, March 23

 

Finish Collage

POULTNEY The finishing touches of a memorial in honor of two-year-old Dezirae Sheldon, the victim of alleged foul play, will be put to a community-created collage, remembering the little girl,  from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 23 at The Trolley Shop in Poultney. For more details, call Carolyn at 802-287-5858.

 

Art Marketing

BRANDON Serena Kovalosky, exhibitions and marketing manager for Granville’s Slate Valley Museum, will explain how to mount a successful publicity campaign at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 23 at Compass Music and Arts Center at 333 Jones Drive in Brandon.

No reservations are required. For details, call 802-247-4295 or visit www.artfulvagabond.com.

 

Dickinson Talk

MANCHESTER The mysterious life of reclusive poet, Emily Dickinson, will be the topic of a talk by Lea Newman, author of “Emily Dickinson, Virgin Recluse and Rebel,” at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 23 in Manchester’s Northshire Bookstore. Her book is the product of the three decades Newman taught at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts in North Adams, Mass. For details, call 802-362-2200 or 1-800-437-3700 or visit www.northshire.com.

 

Spaghetti Dinner

GANSEVOORT The Rosary Altar Society of St. Therese Chapel in Gansevoort will serve a spaghetti dinner from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the church’s parish hall. St. Therese’s is located at the junction of Routes 32 and the Wilton Gansevoort Road. Cost is adults, $7 and children, 10 and under, $4. Take-out is available. For details, call 518-792-2276.

 

Symphony and Solos

GLENS FALLS Glens Falls Symphony will perform at 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 23 in Glens Falls High School, playing pieces by Haydn, Bartok and Gerald Finzi. They will be joined by the following soloists: Erica Washburn, mezzo-soprano; Philip Monrian, baritone; Delaney Silvernell, mezzo-soprano, and Alexis Temple, soprano. Each will perform a solo. Cost is $25 for adults and $10 for students.

 

Job Network

SALEM Salem United Methodist Church’s “Job Networking Ministry” will begin again at 6 p.m. on Monday, March 24 at the church on West Broadway. After registering for the program, a participant will review hundreds of new job chances at each session of the ministry. A complimentary dinner will be held at 6:30 at this meeting, and the speaker is Elijah Braemer. For further details, call Chuck and Donna Alexander at 518-854-3517 or Rev. Debbie Earthrowl at 518-854-3203.

 

Cemetery Talk

GRANVILLE Genealogist and Cemetery Transcriber Peggy Jenks will give a talk and slide show called “Grandparents and Gravestones” at 7 p.m. on Monday, March 24 in the Pember Library at 33 West Main Street in Granville. The talk is part of the monthly meeting of the Granville Historical Society. Jenks will demonstrate how to use cemetery stones as part of one’s genealogical research. Jenks has authored award-winning books that list cemetery inscriptions of 27 towns in the Granville-Rutland area. For details, call 518-642-2525.

 

Monday, March 24

 

Know Yourself

MANCHESTER Sherri Alper, a social research expert, will lead a personality preference workshop at Equinox Village in Manchester from 2 to 4:30 p.m. on Monday, March 24. The goal of the session is to learn to know yourself and what you prefer. For details, call 802-362-4061.

 

Cemetery Talk

GRANVILLE Genealogist and Cemetery Transcriber Peggy Jenks will give a talk and slide show called “Grandparents and Gravestones” at 7 p.m. on Monday, March 24 in the Pember Library at 33 West Main Street in Granville. The talk is part of the monthly meeting of the Granville Historical Society. Jenks will demonstrate how to use cemetery stones as part of one’s genealogical research. Jenks has authored award-winning books that list cemetery inscriptions of 27 towns in the Granville-Rutland area. For details, call 518-642-2525.

 

Become a Leader

CASTLETON Castleton State College Career Services will host “Becoming a Leader, In Your Career and Your Community” at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, March 24 in the Campus Center’s 1787 Room. More than six experts have been lined up to speak at the event, which is open to the public. For details, call 802-774-8874.

 

Tuesday, March 25

 

Start a Business

RUTLAND Rutland Economic Development Corporation at 112 Quality Lane will hold a three-hour seminar on how to start a small business from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, March 25. The workshop is designed for those desiring accurate information about business procedures and governmental regulations before starting a business in Vermont. For details, call 802-773-9147 or visit www.vtsbdc.org.

 

Free Movie

FAIR HAVEN “Overcomer,” a film that depicts the conversion of St. Paul in modern terms, will be screened at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 25 in First Baptist Church’s Fellowship Hall in Fair Haven. All are welcome to attend.

 

Civil War Talk

CAMBRIDGE Civil War Historian Michael Russert will present a two-part talk on “The Battlefield at Gettysburg” at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 25 in Cambridge Public Library. Part one explores the history of the park. Part two explains how to get the most out of a visit to the park. For details, call 518-677-5091. Cambridge Public Library is at 21 West Main Street in Cambridge.

 

Making Oz

MANCHESTER Manchester’s Mark Skinner Library will screen a documentary on the making of the 1939 classic, “The Wizard of Oz,” at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 25, a reschedule from February. Free and open to the public, refreshments will be served at the event. For details, call 802-362-2607. The library is located at 48 West Road in Manchester.

 

Wednesday, March 26

 

Story Time

VALLEY FALLS The Valley Falls Library will hold a children’s story and craft time at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, March 26 in the library at 42 State Street. For details, call Sandi Goodwin, library director, at the library at 518-753-4230.

 

After-school program

GRANVILLE Pember Library and Museum will present “Mammals around the World” from 4 to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 26. A free after-school discovery program offering discussion, hands-on animal artifacts, a museum search and a live short-tailed opossum named Peter. For details, call Bernie, museum educator, at 518-642-1515.

 

Chili Chow Down

GREENWICH The Greater Greenwich Chamber of Commerce will hold its 3rd annual Chili Chow Down Challenge from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 26 at Greenwich Elks Lodge near the corner of Route 40 and Bulson Road. The chow down benefits local food organizations. A $1 entrance fee and a non-perishable food donation are requested. Caterers, restaurateurs and members of the general public should call 518-692-7979 for information.

 

Organic Dinner

GREENWICH A community potluck dinner, stressing healthy, organic foods, will be served from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, March 26 at Plow103 Main Street in Greenwich. The event is sponsored by the Greenwich Food Buying Club, an organic food cooperative. Bring a dish to share, your own place setting, and enjoy a delicious, organic meal. For details, call 518-531-4004. The event is free and open to all.

 

Fly Tyers

RUTLAND The Green Mountain Fly Tyers will meet at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 26 in the Godnick Center on 1 Deer Street in Rutland. William Chandler will show how to tie the Blue Doctor, a classic salmon fly. For details, call Eric Nelson at 802-468-5525.

 

Play Auditions

HUDSON FALLS Auditions for a production of “The Hound of the Baskervilles” by the Hudson River Shakespeare Company will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 26 at United Methodist Church on 227 Main Street in Hudson Falls. No previous experience or prepared material necessary. Please be on time. For details, call 518-747-4418 or email hrsc19999@aol.com or visit hudsonrivershakespeare.org.

 

 

Thursday, March 27

 

License Class

HOOSICK FALLS A five-hour pre-licensing class, sponsored by Northeast New York Safety and Health Council, will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 27 in the Center for Nursing Rehabilitation of the Hoosick Falls Health Center. A $40 pre-paid fee, or a $50 payment at the door is required. Successful completion of the class, including passing the test, provides one with necessary paperwork to take the state driver’s test. It is valid for one year. You must pre-register at 518-686-4854.

 

International Dinner

SALEM A Rotary International Dinner, featuring recipes from around the word, and with take-out available, will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 27 in Salem’s First Presbyterian Church. All proceeds benefit the Salem High School foreign exchange program, beginning its 45th year. Cost is $10 for adults, or a larger donation plus items for the Salem Food Pantry; $5 for children under 10; free for those under 5. For details, call the Salem Rotary Club at 518-854-9339.

 

Student Art

MANCHESTER An Art Gallery Opening Event for student artists from Dorset’s Long Trail School will be co-hosted by Equinox Village and the Greater Manchester Arts Council at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 27 at Equinox Village in Manchester Center. There will also be live music by Long Trail School’s music students. The event is free and open to the public. The student art will then remain on exhibit, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, from Friday, March 28 until Monday, May 12. Reply by Thursday, March 20 by calling 802-362-4061.

Friday, March 28

 

Bus Trip

HOOSIC VALLEY The Hoosic Valley Seniors are sponsoring a three-day bus trip to Lancaster, Pa. on May 28-30. Cost of $424 includes two nights in a motel, three shows, six meals, a train ride and luncheon at the Amish Home. Register by May 1 by calling Virginia Perry at 518-235-0623.

 

Fun Night

GRANVILLE Mary J. Tanner Elementary School on Granville’s Route 22 will host a Family Fun Night from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, March 28, offering dancing, games, face painting, refreshments and more. The event is sponsored the Mary J. Tanner PBIS Team, the initials standing for Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports. The program promotes “Bee-ing Safe, Kind and Responsible.” For details, call the school at 518-642-9460.

 

Piano Workshop

CAMBRIDGE Hubbard Hall will offer a one-day piano workshop, “Introduction to American Piano” with instructor Paul Joseph Rovelli from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Friday, March 28. Participants will learn to read music and to use three foundational chords to create simple improvisational melodies. Recommended for ages 10 and up. Cost is $15 for the general public, $12 for members and $10 for youth ages 10 to 18. To register, visit www.hubbardhall.org or call 518-677-2495.

 

Saturday, March 29

 

Birds of Prey Fest

FORT EDWARD Friends of the Washington County Grasslands IBA announce that their 4th annual “Winter Raptor Fest,” featuring birds of prey, will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, March 29 and 30 at Gallup Ridge Farm in Fort Edward. Admission is free and the events are numerous. For details about this event-filled day, visit www.ibafriends.org.

 

Open-Hearth Cooking

HEBRON Cooking Instructress Sally Brillon extends an invitation to her home, The 1786 Wilson Homestead in Hebron, for two days of “open hearth cooking” lessons from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 29 and Saturday, April 5. No more than 7 pupils will employ tin reflector ovens, a Dutch oven, iron pots and kettles to cook roasted meat, homemade bread, vegetables and apple pie. Cost is $45 per person and gift certificates are available. Separate classes of 6 to 7 may also be arranged, but be sure to call 518-854-3134 or 854-1117.

 

Bottle Drive

WEST PAWLET The Rupert Mettawee Valley 4-H Club will hold a bottle drive to help support its upcoming show season. The drive will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 29 in the West Pawlet Fire House. For details, call 802-342-0991.

 

Shakespeare School

RUTLAND Auditions for a five-week immersion in the world of William Shakespeare, poet and playwright, will be offered to teens 12 to 18 by the Summer 2014 Junior Shakespeare Academy on the following times, places and dates: 10 a.m. to noon, at Manchester’s Inn at Willow Pond, on March 29; 1 to 3 p.m. at Rhythm Hall, 2nd Floor, Building 5 of the Howe Center in Rutland, on March 30. Boys and girls should prepare a short monologue from Richard II. For details, call Gary Meitrott at 802-282-2581.

 

Music Swap

BRANDON Brandon’s Compass Music and Arts Center will host a music swap from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 29. Items for sale range from vinyl records through piano rolls, to musical and audio equipment and more. All those involved or interested in music are invited to attend. For vendors, the deadline to reserve a spot is Thursday, March 27. Cost is $30 per space. For details, call 802-247-4295 or email edna@cmacvt.org.

 

Turkey Dinner

HARTFORD Hartford’s United Methodist Church will serve a turkey dinner from 4 to 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 29 in the church on 47 County Route 23. Cost is $9 for adults; $4 for children 5 to 12; and free for children 4 and under. Eat in and take-out are both available. A food and craft sale will also be held. For details, call 518-632-5387.

 

Spaghetti Dinner

QUEENSBURY A spaghetti dinner to benefit the Roger Wood Family will be served from 3 to 7 p.m., Saturday, March 29 at Queensbury Veterans of Foreign Wars Post on 32 Luzerne Road. Cost is $8 for adults; $5 for children under 11. A silent auction, basket raffles and a 50/50 drawing will be held. All proceeds benefit the Wood family. (Mr. Wood was diagnosed with carotid artery dissection in December, 2013.) For details, call 518-307-6615.

 

Pizza and Wings

VICTORY MILLS Pizza and Wing Night will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. on March 29 at the Victory Mills Fire Department, but orders can be placed at 695-6623 after 2 p.m. Open to 8 p.m., the last call is 7. Full particulars on pizza toppings and choice of sauce for wings can be learned by again calling 695-6623.

 

Blues and Brews

CAMBRIDGE Hubbard Hall will host a fundraising dance, with music supplied by the Roadside Blues Band, starting at 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 29. $25 admission covers beer, wine, jambalaya, chili, corn bread and desserts. For more information, and to order tickets online, call 518-677-2495 or visit www.hubbardhall.org.

 

Appraisal Fair

BENNINGTON Bennington Museum will offer an “Appraisal Fair” from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 29. A panel of art experts and antiques appraisers will evaluate family heirlooms or any other odd, quirky piece. For more information, call 802-447-1571.

 

Classic Musical

GREENWICH Greenwich Central School’s Drama Club will present the legendary Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, “South Pacific,” in three performances in late March. The drama club’s performances will be at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, March 28 and 29, and a 3 p.m. matinee on Sunday, March 30. This classic theatre piece will be performed in the high school auditorium. Cost is $6 for adults, $4 for students and seniors. For further details, call 518-692-9542, ext. 6300.

 

School Benefit

RUTLAND The Spark Silent Auction and Dance, which benefits Mount St. Joseph Academy and Christ the King School, will be held from 7 to 11 p.m. at Rutland’s Holiday Inn. Tickets are $15 per person. Light refreshments will be served and a cash bar will be available. For details on tickets, information, or to donate an auction item, call Mary Lou Tedesco at 802-236-3485 or Colleen Diezel at 802-725-8060.

 

Sunday, March 30

 

Bakers Needed

GREENWICH Bakers are needed at Greenwich Youth Center to prepare cakes served with ice cream for children’s birthdays celebrated from 3 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 30, and on the last Sunday of each succeeding month. Children of the center can invite friends to the festivities who are in the 4th grade and above. Volunteers need to bake a sheet cake of their choice for the last Sunday of each month. For details, call 518-522-8335 or email greenwichyouth12834@gmail.com

 

Tuesday, April 1

 

Fair Theme Test

SCHAGHTICOKE “Harvest your Dreams” is the Schaghticoke Fair Theme and Design Contest for 2014, a contest open to all local adults and currently enrolled high school and college students. The selected design will be used on the cover of the 2014 cover of the fair brochure. All entries must be submitted by June 1. For more details, contact the art department at your school or college or call 518-753-4411, ext. 13, and ask for Mary.

 

Register Pre-Ks

HARTFORD Hartford Central School will hold a pre-kindergarten registration for the 2014-15 school year, starting on Tuesday, April 1. Registration packets may be picked up in the guidance office at that time. Registration requests for the morning or afternoon session will be on a first-come/first-serve basis when completed paperwork has been received. For more information, call Linda Parrott-Fuller, guidance secretary, at 518-632-5222, ext. 306.

 

Wednesday, April 2

 

Gluten-free workshop

SALEM Respond by April 2 to attend a Gluten-Free Living Workshop that will take place from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 5 at the Nu You Wellness Center, 4318 State Route 22, Salem. Presenter Sharon See will discuss what gluten is, the effects it has on the body, and more nutritional topics. Admission is free, but registration is necessary by calling Evan Lawrence at 518-677-5662 or healthyevan@verizon.net.

 

 

 

Toastmasters Meet

HUDSON FALLS The next meeting of Washington County Toastmasters will be at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 2 in Annex II, next to Washington County Cornell Cooperative Extension, 415 Lower Main Street, Hudson Falls. Toastmasters meet each first and third of the month at 7. For details about the topic of the April 2nd meeting, visit www.washingtoncountytoastmaster.org.

 

Friday, April 4

 

Compost Workshop

WARRENSBURG The state Department of Environmental Conservation will sponsor the “Warren County and Southern Adirondacks Organics Management and Composting Workshop” from 8:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. on Friday, April 4 in its Region 5 Warrensburg Office at 232 Golf Course Road, with a field trip to the nearby transfer station to discuss models for collection and processing of organics. For details on registering by April 1, call 518-761-6125 or email cooperlamp@gmail.com.

 

Work on Writing

LONDONDERRY Elayne Clift, award-winning writer, journalist and workshop leader, will conduct three writing workshops from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in The Meeting Place at Londonderry’s Neighborhood Connections on successive Fridays, April 4, 11 and 25.

Clift is correspondent for Women’s Feature Service and columnist for both New Hampshire’s Keene Sentinel and Vermont’s Brattleboro Commons. You can visit her website at www.elayneclift.com. Space is limited, so reserve at 802-824-4343.

 

Game Weekend

DANBY A three-day board game weekend, or board game convention, will be held at Silas Griffith Inn in Danby, starting at 2 p.m. on Friday, April 4 and continuing until 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 6. A full weekend pass is $35 per person, including gaming, anime and movie room, breakfast and snack pass, while a day pass costs $20 per person per day. Maximum occupancy is 50. For details, call 1-802-293-5567 or 1-888-569-4660 or email stay@silasgriffith.com.

 

Deaf Panel

BENNINGTON Luke Adams, first deaf competitor on TV’s “Amazing Race,” will join the deaf panel of the Deaf Education Department of Mount Anthony Union High School from 4:30 to 8 p.m. on Friday, April 4 in the Bennington Center for the Arts. The panel will consist of successful adults who just happen to be deaf. They will describe the reasons why each, individually, has succeeded. A concert will follow. Cost is $10 in advance and $15 at the door. For more email mkadams24@gmail.com.

 

Eat and Drink

BENNINGTON “The Annual Brew and Food Pairing” will take place at Bennington Museum on Friday, April 4. The food will be created by area chefs, bakers and chocolatiers, and the brews and ciders are carefully selected potations. The event runs from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., and it is the fifth annual event of its kind at the museum. Call 802-447-1571 for more information.

 

Mattress Musical

SOUTH GLENS FALLS “Once Upon a Mattress,” the classic Broadway musical that made Carol Burnett a star, will be performed by the high school theatre troupe of South Glens Falls High School in its auditorium at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 4, and Saturday, April 5, and a 2 p.m. Saturday matinee. Cost is $10 for adults, $8 for students and seniors. For details call 518-339-1296.

 

Saturday, April 5

 

Photography Show

CAMBRIDGE Hubbard Hall will present its second annual “Pedals for Projects” bike-themed photography show at the Round House Café, 1 Washington St., Cambridge on April 5 and 6. The show is timed to coincide with the annual Tour of the Battenkill bike race. Proceeds benefit art programming at Hubbard Hall.

 

Driving Class

SARATOGA SPRINGS A state approved Defensive Driving Class will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in First Baptist Church on 45 Washington Street in Saratoga Springs, a class that can save 10 percent on base auto insurance for the next three years and cut four points off a driving record. Cost is $39 per person or $34 each, if one brings a friend. Registration is required and can be made by calling Ray Frankoski at 518-286-3788. Class size is limited.

 

Babysitting Class

MANCHESTER Two free American Red Cross babysitter’s training classes will be held on Saturday, April 5, at 9 a.m. at Mark Skinner Library in Manchester, and again at 9 a.m. on Sunday, April 6 in Flood Brook Union School. The all-day sessions end at 4 p.m. Registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis. Registration opens at noon on Saturday, March 22. For details on registering, call 802-824-4307 or email wilderweston@gmail.com.

 

Hot Dog Roast

SCHUYLERVILLE A Hot Dog Roast will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 5 at the Sons of the American Legion Post #278, 6 Clancy St., Schuylerville. The all-you-can-eat event features hot dogs, sausage with all the fixings, homemade salads, keg beer, soda, water, music and horseshoes (weather permitting). Proceeds benefit the Sons of the American Legion. Information: 695-3011.

 

Brew Fest

GLENS FALLS More than 60 local and national breweries will pool their liquid resources from 4 to 8 p.m. at The Queensbury Hotel in Glens Falls on Saturday, April 5 for the 5th annual Glens Falls Brewfest. Forthlin Road, a Celtic Rock Band, will provide the music.

Proceeds benefit Adirondack Theatre Festival and Feeder Canal Alliance. Tickets are $35 in advance and $40 at the door. Tickets are also available at 518-792-0007 or 518-743-9026.

Sunday, April 6

 

Country Dancing

SCHUYLERVILLE The Country Round and Square Dance Association will host an old style country dance at Schuylerville’s American Legion Post on Clancy Street from 12:10 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, April 6. The afternoon includes a meeting, buffet and dance. Please bring a dish to share. Music is by “Ole Time Country.” Cost is $5 for adults; $2 for those 6 to 17; and under 6, free. For details, call 518-638-8905 or Sandy at 518-824-3719.

 

Thursday, April 10

 

Painting Class

MANCHESTER Painter Tony Conner will offer a class on “Flower Painting in Watercolor” from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on six successive Thursdays in April and May, as follows:

April 10, 17, 24; May 8 and 15.  For details, call 802-375-5548 or visit tonyconner.com.

The classes will be held in Equinox Village in Manchester.

 

Science Fair

GRANVILLE The 22nd Annual Science, Arts and Technology Fair will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 10 in the Granville Central High School gymnasium. Projects will be set up by school students from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Past exhibits have included a Leggo nuclear reactor, Octopus dissection, a hover craft demonstration and more. The event is sponsored by the Granville Parents Teachers Association. For details, call the school at 518-642-1051.

Friday, April 11

 

Legal Aid

WHITEHALL Stuart Kaufman, an attorney with Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York, will discuss wills, health care proxies, and other senior citizen legal issues at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, April 11 in the American Legion Post at 148 Main Street in Whitehall. The event is sponsored by Washington County CARES. For details, call Helen LeClaire at 518-499-2482. Anyone older than 60 is welcome.

 

Saturday, April 12

 

Horse Symposium

BALLSTON SPA The 23rd annual Saratoga Horse Symposium will be held Saturday, April 12, and Sunday, April 13, with doors opening at 8 a.m., at the Saratoga County 4-H Training Center on 556 Middle Line Road in Ballston Spa. Four topics, from equine behavior to wound care, will be addressed. The event is free and open to the public. For details, call Jennifer L. Stevens at 518-885-8995.

 

Garden Symposium

TICONDEROGA King’s Garden at Fort Ticonderoga will present its daylong symposium called “New Garden Visions” on Saturday, April 12. The one-day event teaches easy techniques to improve home gardens. Cost is $75 for visitors and $65 for “Friends of Fort Ticonderoga.” For details, call 518-585-2821.

 

Business Spotlight

POULTNEY Poultney High School will accommodate participating businesses, as they celebrate “Spotlight on Business: Alive and Strong” from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 12. While area businesses display their products and wares, area restaurants will offer a “Taste of the Town,” or “tastings” from various eateries. To register for a place at the event, or simply for more details, call 802-287-4114.

 

Vermont Painters

BENNINGTON Bennington Museum at 75 Main Street will present the work of three Vermont impressionist painters –– Clifford Adams Bayard, Arthur Gibbes Burton and George Loftus Noyes –– starting on Saturday, April 12 and running through June 17. On view in the Limric and Parmalee Galleries, the impressionist landscapes depict southern Vermont. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. For details, call 802-447-1571.

 

Chamber Music

SCHUYLERVILLE For the benefit of Schuylerville Area Food and Emergency Relief, Con Brio Performing Arts will present a chamber music concert in Cambridge and Schuylerville.  Two performances are scheduled –– a 7:30 p.m. performance at the Bischoff House on 573 Dunbar Road in Cambridge on Saturday, April 12, which costs $17 and requires reservations at 518-796-8184; and a 3 p.m. performance on Sunday, April 13 in St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Schuylerville, for which there is no charge. A free will offering will be collected.

 

Wednesday, April 16

 

Toastmasters Meet

HUDSON FALLS The next meeting of Washington County Toastmasters will be at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 16 in Annex II, next to Washington County Cooperative Extension, 415 Lower Main Street in Hudson Falls. Toastmasters meet the first and third Wednesday of each month. For details, visit www.washingtoncountytoastmaster.org.

 

Friday, April 19

 

Cabin Fever Sale

QUEENSBURY The Warren County Historical Society will hold a cabin fever sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, April 19 in the society office at 195 Sunnyside Road in Queensbury. The society needs and requests books to sell. Also to be sold are small antiques, silver, small furniture items, linens, pictures and frames, costume jewelry, souvenirs, dishes, doo-dads and knick-knacks.

 

Church Benefit

CASTLETON A basket party and luncheon to benefit the building maintenance fund of United Baptist Church of Poultney will be held on Saturday, April 19, with the doors of Castleton’s Bomoseen Grange Hall on Route 30 opening at 11 a.m., with lunch at noon and ticket drawing at 1 p.m. A $5 purchase includes lunch and a sheet of tickets. $2 buys additional tickets. For details, call 802-342-7313.

Thursday, April 24

 

Earth Fair

POULTNEY The 7th annual Poultney Earth Fair will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 24 at Poultney High School. Free and open to the public, earth day is an annual tradition drawing hundreds from the local region to celebrate the environment. This year’s theme is “Powering into our Future.” For details, call 225-936-9973 or email galvezcontreras@gmail.com.

 

Friday, April 25

 

Legal Aid

SALEM Stuart Kaufman, an attorney with Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York, will discuss wills, health care proxies, and other senior citizen legal issues at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, April 25 in St. Paul’s Rectory, 32 East Broadway, in Salem. The event is sponsored by Washington County CARES. For details, call Kathy Roby at 518-854-7294. Anyone older than 60 is welcome.

 

Famed Irish Band

GREENWICH Greenwich Elks Lodge announces that the renowned Irish band, “Hair of the Dog,” will make its annual appearance at the lodge on Friday, April 25. Doors open at 6 p.m.; the show starts at 8.  Internationally known, “Hair of the Dog” fuses traditional Celtic music with rock, folk and bluegrass in a sound distinctly its own. 10 advance tickets, at $15 each, reserves tables. A hired taxi will also drive anyone home who lives within a radius of 10 miles. Call 518-638-6002 or pick up your tickets at the lodge by calling 518-692-2061.

 

Beer Brewing

SALEM Learn how to brew your own beer at The Battenkill Kitchen, part of Salem Courthouse Community Center, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 25. The class will be taught by Reed Ants. Class is limited in size, so anyone interested in learning how to brew beer at home should contact the CCC at 518-854-7053.

 

Saturday, April 26

 

History Slides

CAMBRIDGE A slide show of Eagle Bridge history will be shown by Historian Ken Gottry at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 26 in Cambridge Public Library. Once a locus for railroads, Eagle Bridge boasted multiple hotels and inns and an opera house, Gottry notes. The public is invited. For details, call 518-677-2443.

 

Sunday, April 27

 

Country Dance

SCHUYLERVILLE The Country Round and Square Dance Association will host an old style country dance at Schuylerville’s American Legion Post on Clancy Street from 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, April 27. Music is by “Ole Time Country.” Cost is $5 for adults; $2 for those 6 to 17; and under 6, free. For details, call 518-638-8905 or Sandy at 518-824-3719.

 

Wednesday, April 30

 

ALBANY Palace Theatre in Albany announces that “50 Shades! The Musical­- The Original Parody” of “Fifty Shades of Gray” will premiere at the Palace on Wednesday, April 30, with the curtain rising at 7:30 p.m. For further details, especially about tickets, call the box office at 800-745-3000. Tickets range in price from $43 to $58.

 

Thursday, May 1

 

Fair Theme Test

SCHAGHTICOKE “Harvest your Dreams” is the Schaghticoke Fair Theme and Design Contest for 2014, a contest open to all local adults and currently enrolled high school and college students. The selected design will be used on the cover of the 2014 cover of the fair brochure. All entries must be submitted by June 1. For more details, contact the art department at your school or college or call 518-753-4411, ext. 13, and ask for Mary.

 

K-Roundup

HARTFORD Kindergarten Round-Up at Hartford Elementary School for the 2014-15 school year will be held on Tuesday, May 27. Registration and screening for all eligible students will be held that day. If you have a child turning 5 on or before Dec. 1, 2014, and you have not yet received a registration packet, contact Mrs. Getty 518-632-5222, ext. 101.

 

Sunday, May 4

 

Taste of Hoosick

HOOSICK FALLS The 3rd annual “Taste of Hoosick” will showcase fifteen top area restaurants, the high school jazz band under direction of Bill Brown, plus Dottie Cross and Friends, and all from 3 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, May 4 in St. Mary’s Academy Auditorium in Hoosick Falls. Reserved tickets are $12.50. Door tickets are $15. Children 6 to 12 pay $10. Children under 5 get in free. Proceeds benefit the local food pantry. For details, call 518-

686-4314.

 

Wednesday, May 7

MANCHESTER Style Consultant Kathryn Mademann will lead the fun at a luncheon, fashion show and workshop called “Celebrating Spring in Style” at noon on Wednesday, May 7 in Manchester’s Equinox Village. For details, call Kathryn at 802-345-9252.

 

Friday, May 23

 

K-Roundup

HARTFORD Kindergarten Round-Up at Hartford Elementary School for the 2014-15 school year will be held on Tuesday, May 27. Registration and screening for all eligible students will be held that day. If you have a child turning 5 on or before Dec. 1, 2014, and you have not yet received a registration packet, contact Mrs. Getty 518-632-5222, ext. 101.

 

Sunday, June 15

 

Bike for Cash

SALEM “The Salem Tour de Flame Fighters” fund-raising bike ride, with its monies earmarked for construction of a new firehouse, will be held at 8:30 a.m. on Sunday, June. 25. Registration at 8:30 will be followed by three separate bike rides, the first cycling gearing off at 9:30 a.m. Cost is $35 per person; $40 per family. Visit www.bikereg.com/net/22124 to sign up. For details, call Steven Saunders at 518-321-9430 or email salemfd4434@hotmail.com.

 

Saturday, August 16

 

Craft Fair

EAST DORSET The East Dorset Congregational Church will hold its 3rd annual craft fair and silent auction from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, August 16 on the green in front of the church. The church is calling out for vendors, and so, for further information and registration forms call Anne at 802-362-2682 or Margaretanne at 802-293-5793 or email menmckenzie2@hotmail.com.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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