Community Calendar 04/03/14

T hursday, April 3

 

Register to Hunt

SALEM Registration for a one-day hunter safety course in Salem is Thursday, April 3, and the phone for Secretary Bill Fedory is 518-677-3384. The course will be held at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 12 at Salem Fish and Game Club. Further information and registration procedures can be obtained from Ralph at 518-932-4802.

 

Landscape Show

ARLINGTON North Bennington Artist Judith Kniffin will exhibit her most recent watercolor landscapes at Arlington’s Canfield Gallery in the Martha Canfield Library from Thursday, April 3 to Tuesday, April 29. A free, public reception for Kniffin will be held at the gallery from 3 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 12. Canfield Gallery is located at 528 East Arlington Road. For details, call 802-375-6153 or visit www.marthcanfieldlibraryorg.

 

Join Gardeners

GRANVILLE Judy Andrews and Kathy Hayward, co-presidents of the Slate Valley Garden Club, invite all Granville area gardeners to join. The club held its first meeting of the year on Wednesday, April 2. For more information about joining, and the date of the next meeting, call the following: Andrews at 518-642-3517 or Hayward at 518-642-3024, or Mary F. Silitch, at 642-8086, or cell phone, 202-341-0663, or email silitch@gmailcom.

 

Head Start Enrolls

GRANVILLE Head Start and Early Head Start will hold open enrollment from 9 am. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 3 at all of its six centers. For appointments to enroll children up to age five, call the following numbers: Granville, 642-0661; Whitehall, 499-1900; Cambridge, 677-8230; Dix Avenue and River Street, Hudson Falls, 746-1666 and 746-9066, respectively; and Home Based, 746-1666. Walk-ins are welcome.

Career Fair

BENNINGTON Southern Vermont College will host its annual Spring Career and Internship Fair from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 3 in Everett Mansion’s Burgdorff Gallery. Students and potential employers should both call Betsy Dunham at 802-447-4631 or email careers@svc.edu.

 

Opera Saratoga

SALEM Salem Courthouse Community Center announces that Opera Saratoga will perform “The Billy Goats Gruff” at Salem Central School at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 3. The opera will be sung before children grades K through 6. For details, call 518-854-7053.

 

Boomerang Books

GREENWICH Friends of Greenwich Library’s First Thursday Boomerang Book Store in the library basement will be open for browsing and buying from 4 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 3. Sale proceeds benefit library programs and materials. For details, call the library at 518-692-7157.

 

Friday, April 4

 

Compost Work

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.

 

Tag Sale signup

HOOSICK FALLS The annual Hoosick Falls Village-wide Tag Sale, organized by HAYC3, will take place on May 24. Those wish to have their location on the free map or to have a space in the Armory, should sign up by May 1 at www.hayc3.org. For more information, call 686-9050 or email contacthayc3@gmail.com. Free maps will be available at the Armory from 9 a.m. to noon on Tag Sale Day.

 

Writing Work

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.

 

Little Learners

GREENWICH Greenwich Free Library will start its spring program for “Little Learners” at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, April 4, with an answer as to which birds will return this spring. For details, call 518-692-7157.

 

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.

 

Friday Fish Fry

HOOSICK FALLS St. Mary’s Academy will hold its annual Fish Fry Fridays each Friday throughout Lent from 5 to 7 p.m., with an optional lunch at noon. All proceeds benefit the school. $9 buys a full dinner. $5 buys a macaroni and cheese dinner, with the same sides. For details, call 518-686-4314. Immaculate Conception Church Hall is the site of the dinner each Friday.

 

Art Awards

GLENS FALLS The opening reception and awards ceremony for the juried show of small works in painting, which has been judged by Professor John Hampshire, will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, April 4 in the Shirt Factory in Glens Falls, located at the corner of Lawrence and Curran Streets. For details on the various prizes to be awarded, call 518-232-5049.

 

More Fish Fry

VICTORY The Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club on Route 32, south of Victory, will continue to serve its Friday Fish Fry on these successive Fridays: April 4, 11, and 18. Serving will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Both Eat-in and Take-out are available. For details on prices for fish, clams, or fried chicken tenders, call the gun club at 518-695-3844. Eat-in will be at the clubhouse.

 

HOOSICK FALLS Shrek, The Musical’s production by The Hoosick Falls Central School Drama Club will have an early starting time of 6:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, April 4 and 5, and a 2 p.m. matinee on Sunday, April 6. Admission is free, thanks to support from Hoosick Falls Central School. For details, call Drama Director Rob Allen at 518-686-7321, ext. 1106.

 

Country Music

GRANVILLE Traditional Country Music will be played by Phil Hoyt from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday, April 4 at “First Fridays at Pember Library.” Pember Library is located on Quaker Street in Granville. For details, call 518-642-0536 or 518-337-6789.

 

Poetry Slam

BRANDON Compass Music and Arts Center will host a “Poetry Slam” night from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday, April 4, where all local poets, spoken word artists, musicians and dramatists are invited to read and to perform favorite pieces. For details, visit www.cmacvt.org. Compass Music and Arts is located at 333 Jones Drive in Brandon.

 

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.

 

Phone Play

WEST RUTLAND Mark Dunn’s play, “Belles,” a comedy involving six southern women and forty-five calls dialed from old-fashioned Bell Telephones, will be performed by the Marble Valley Players’ at 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday, April 4 and 5, and at 2 p.m., Sunday, April 6 at the West Rutland Town Hall Theatre. Cost is $15. Sold at the door, tickets can also be bought online at www.paramountlive.org. For further details, call 802-775-0903.

 

Play at College

BENNINGTON Alex Hovet’s play, “Circadian,” will be performed at the Margot Tenney Theatre at Bennington College at 8 p.m. on Friday, April 4 and Saturday, April 5. The play is directed by Clara Rotter-Laitman. For details, call Brian Davidson at 802-379-5116 or email bdavidson@benningtonedu

 

Clint Black

RUTLAND Historic Paramount Theatre will present Clint Black, triple platinum country recording artist, in concert at 8 p.m. on Friday, April 4. Tickets range from roughly $40 to $50, and are available from the Paramount Theatre Box Office at 802-775-0903 or online at www.paramountvt.org.

 

Saturday, April 5

 

Pancake breakfast

CAMBRIDGE St. Luke’s Church in Cambridge will offer a free Pancake Breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 5, the first morning of the Tour of the Battenkill Bike Race, at the white house next to the church, located behind the Rice Mansion. All are welcome to enjoy a breakfast of pancakes, egg soufflé, hash browns and sausage.

 

Triple Sale

EAGLE BRIDGE A triple-threat tag, bag and bake sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 5 at the Eagle Bridge Methodist Church on Route 67 in Eagle Bridge. Sale Organizer Ellen Blodgett reports that an Easter candy sale will also be held at the same time.

 

Bake Sale

EAGLE BRIDGE The Eagle Bridge Methodist Church will hold a tag, bag and bake sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 5. The church is located on Route 67 in Eagle Bridge.

 

Cook Vegan

RUTLAND Baking Instructress June Osowski will teach a cooking class on short-cut Vegan dishes from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 5 at the Godnick Adult Center in Rutland. Cost of the class is $5. Register at rutlandrec.com or stop by the Recreation Office at 16 North Street Extension. For details, call 802-773-1822.

 

Young Scientists

GREENWICH New York State Biologist Howard Romack will call all young scientists to meet with him from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Greenwich Free Library to start the first of three, free Saturday science programs. Vertebrate anatomy will be the first program, and Romack will bring in the lungs, heart, eye and tissue of a cow to instruct the young scientists. Since space is limited, please call 518-692-7157.

 

Safe Hunt

HARTFORD Call Bill Pike before April 5 at 632-5994 to register for a Hunter Safety Education Course to be offered from 6 to 10 p.m. on Monday through Wednesday, April 14, 15 and 16 at the Hartford Fish and Game Club on Route 196 in Hartford. Space is limited and pre-registration mandatory. Again, call Bill Pike before April 5 at 632-5994.

 

Photo 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.

 

Basket Party

WHITEHALL A basket party to benefit Linda Rozell will be held at Whitehall Elks Lodge on Saturday, April 5. Doors open at noon; drawings follow shortly thereafter. Admission is $5, including ticket, with $2 for additional sheets. A 50/50 raffle and a light lunch will also be available. For details, call Missy Laraway at 518-499-0860 or Dorothy Rozell at 518-499-0016.

 

Driving Class

SARATOGA SPRINGS A state approved Defensive Driving Class will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 5 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.

 

Babysitter 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.

 

Fabric Artists

BRANDON From Saturday, April 5, through Saturday, June 15, during gallery hours of 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, Compass Music and Arts Center in Brandon will present “Fabr-ication: Fabric and Fiber,” a showcase of the work of nine fabric artists. A reception will also be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, April 11.  For details, call 802-247-4295 or visit www.cmacvt.org.

 

Sculpture Show

CAMBRIDGE Valley Artisans Market, at 25 East Main Street in Cambridge, will display the figurative and botanical sculptures of Sculptress Cheryl Horning, whose work features life-sized sculptures of exotic women’s heads and other figurative and botanical work. There will be an opening reception for Horning from 2 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 5. For details about regular gallery hours, call 518-677-2765.

 

Weiner 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: 518-695-3011.

 

Pork Dinner

PAWLET Pawlet Community Church will serve a roast pork dinner, with take-out also available, on Saturday, April 5, with dinner starting at 5 p.m. If you have any questions, call Doreen Mach at 802-325-3428 or Judy Coolidge at 802-325-3073. Take-out orders can be made on dinner day by calling the church at 802-325-3022. Cost is $10 for adults, $6 for children age 12, and under 5, free.

 

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.

 

Spring Auction

HOOSICK FALLS St. Mary’s Academy will hold its annual spring auction on Saturday, April 5, with a 6 p.m. preview of items and a 7 p.m. live auction. Light fare and a cash bar will also be offered. Among unusual items up for bid are a James Taylor concert and a Martha’s Vineyard trip. For details, call 518-686-4314.

 

Tinmouth Concert

TINMOUTH Cody Sheridan, “one of the era’s finest and most thoughtful singer-songwriters,” will kick off the Tinmouth Old Firehouse concerts on Saturday, April 5, with doors opening at the firehouse at 7 p.m. and the concert starting at 7:30. For full details about the series, visit Tinmouth concert series on Facebook. A $10 donation is requested.

 

Play at College

BENNINGTON Alex Hovet’s play, “Circadian,” will be performed at the Margot Tenney Theatre at Bennington College at 8 p.m. on Friday, April 4 and Saturday, April 5. The play is directed by Clara Rotter-Laitman. For details, call Brian Davidson at 802-379-5116 or email bdavidson@benningtonedu.

Sunday, April 6

 

Squad Breakfast

JOHNSONVILLE The Johnsonville Rescue Squad, at 4 River Road, will hold its monthly breakfast from 7:30 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, April 6. Cost is $6 for adults and children, 5 to 12, $3. For more information, call 518-753-9549.

 

Hartford Breakfast

HARTFORD Hartford Volunteer Fire Company will serve an “all-you-can-eat” pancake breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, April 6 in the firehouse, offering pancakes, eggs, ham, sausage, real maple syrup, toast and beverage. Cost is $6 for adults, $3 for children 5 to 12, and children under 4, free. For details, call Linda Holmes at 518-632-5387 or email llph5597@gmail.com.

 

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 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.

 

Reiki Share

SALEM All are welcome to a free Reiki Share, taking place from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 6 at Nu You Wellness Center, 4318 State Route 22, Salem. All levels of Reiki experience are welcome. Please bring a non-perishable food item for the Salem Food Pantry. Information: Evan Lawrence, 677-5662 or healthyevan@verizon.net.

 

Sclerosis Dinner

VALLEY FALLS A chili dinner to benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society will be served at the Valley Falls United Methodist Church at 16 State Street from 4:30 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, April 6. A full eat-in dinner costs $10. A reduced take-out portion costs $5. The church is handicapped accessible. One can reserve by calling 518-753-6028.

 

Chamber Music

CAMBRIDGE A Music from Salem chamber music concert will feature works by Bach, Faure, Rachmaninoff, Martinu, Enesco, Turina and Beethoven at 7 p.m. on Sunday, April 6 in Hubbard Hall in Cambridge. The recommended donation is $20. For information, call 518-677-2495 or visit wwww.hubbardhall.org.

 

Monday, April 7

 

Blood Drive

HOOSICK FALLS Hoosick Falls Community Alliance Church, at 484 Hill Road, will sponsor a Red Cross Blood Drive from 1 to 6 p.m. on Monday, April 7. Success of last year’s drive has prompted the church to add another table in hopes of increasing donations by 50 percent, to 60 pints. For more information, call 518-686-3269.

 

Benson Bingo

BENSON Spring Bingo will be played at Benson Village School at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, April 7, with proceeds to benefit the 8th grade class trip to Washington, D.C. This will be the last fund-raiser before the trip on May 4. For details, call Terrie Stewart at 802-779-8135 or email terriestewart45@hotmail.com.

 

Write-it-Down

RUTLAND For six Mondays in a row, starting Monday, April 7, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Godnick Center, Journalist and Teacher Joanna Tebbs Young will teach those who just want to “tell their story” how to do exactly that. Columnist for both Rutland Herald and Rutland Reader, and Center for Journal Therapy Certified Instructor, Young will teach “journaling.” Cost is $60 for Rutland area residents and $71 for non-residents. For details, call 802-773-1822. Classes will be each Monday through April 28.

 

Tuesday, April 8

 

WIC Clinic

GRANVILLE A Women and Infant and Children, or WIC, clinic will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Granville’s Baptist Church on Quaker Street. The clinics offer help with grocery bills and provide supplemental food and health education to pregnant and nursing women, infants, and children up to the age of five. If unable to attend, schedule an appointment at 518-746-2460.

 

Music of Poetry

MANCHESTER Pianist Michael Arnowitt will offer a half-hour jazz performance from 6:30 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 8, followed by a lecture demonstration at 7 p.m. of the musical aspects of poetry, song, lyrics and literature at First Congregational Church of Manchester. The free event is a presentation of Vermont Humanities Council, and it is offered by Mark Skinner Library. For details, call Cindy Waters at 802-362-2607 or email events@markskinnerlibrary.org.

 

Wednesday, April 9

 

Pember Fossils

GRANVILLE A slide presentation called “Prehistoric Life in Fossils” will be given at Granville’s Pember Library from 4 to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, April 9. The program is free and open to children of all ages. Registration is not required. For more details, call the museum at 518-642-1515. The library is located at 33 West Main Street, Granville.

 

Film Screened

GREENWICH A free screening of the environmental film, “A Fierce Green Fire: The Battle for a Living Planet,” will be offered at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 9 in Greenwich Public Library, as an early celebration of Earth Day. Environmental Expert Laura Haight will speak after the showing of the film. For details, call 518-692-8242.

 

Club Cookout

POULTNEY The Poultney Snowmobile Club will highlight its end-of-season meeting with a hot dog and hamburger cookout at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 9 at the York Coach Works on Route 30, just north of Poultney Village. All food will provided by the club, as a thank-you to family, volunteers and members, and as a celebration of the snow season.

 

Democrats Meet

GRANVILLE The Granville Democratic Committee will hold its regular meeting at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 9 at the meeting room of Granville Village Hall at 51 Quaker Street, directly across from Stewart’s. All interested voters are invited to attend. For details, call Nicholas Silitch at 518-642-8086.

 

Fiddle Jam

RUTLAND Lausanne Allen of South Starksboro will play lead fiddle at a Wildwoods Music Fiddle Jam from 7:15 to 9:15 p.m. on Wednesday, April 9 at the Godnick Adult Center on 1 Deer Street in Rutland. Fiddlers, accompanists and listeners are all invited. Donations are appreciated. For details, call Jack Crowther at 802-775-1182 or visit www.wildwoods.music.org.

 

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: on 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.

 

Legion Meets

ARLINGTON American Legion Post 69 in Arlington will meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 10 for its monthly meeting, which is held on the second Thursday of each month. New recruits are sought. For details on how to join the Legion, call 802-375-6157. The American Legion Post 69 Sons meeting will also take place at 7 p.m. at the post, the phone number is the same for details about that April 10th meeting.

 

Tea Party Meets

HUDSON FALLS Building 2, lower level, of the Washington County Office Complex will be the place to hear Speakers Kevin McCashion and Davig Craig discuss “public schools,” at the 7 p.m., April 10th meeting of the Washington County Tea Party Patriots. Common Core will be the specific topic. County offices are on Upper Broadway in Fort Edward. For more details, visit Janet Entwistle on Facebook.

 

Paramount Comic

RUTLAND Comic Brian Regan, record holder for 25 appearances on The Late Show with David Letterman, will appear at Rutland’s historic Paramount Theatre at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 10. The cost is $45.75, plus applicable taxes and fees. Tickets are available by calling 802-775-0903 or online at www.paramounttvt.org.

 

Poet Talk

BENNINGTON Maggie Dietz, author and assistant professor at the University of Massachusetts in Lowell, will deliver a lecture called “An Invitation to Poetry” at Southern Vermont College in Bennington at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 10. A reception will follow the free lecture, where guests will have a chance to talk with Dietz, winner of the 2007 Jane Kenyon Award for her volume of poetry, “Perennial Fall.” For details, call 802-447-6388.

 

Friday, April 11

 

Little Learners

GREENWICH Greenwich Public Library workers will explain to “Little Learners” at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, April 11 that not just birds come out of eggs. For details on this children’s educational program, and what other creatures hatch from eggs, call 518-692-7157.

 

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.

 

Fish Fry Dinner

JOHNSONVILLE The Johnsonville Volunteer Fire Company, 5 River Road, Johnsonville, will hold from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 11 a $10 per person Fish Fry Dinner, which will include fish fry, French fries, coleslaw, macaroni salad, dessert and beverage. For details, call 518-753-4843, or call Terri Ryan at 518-753-6909.

 

Baton Twirlers’ Oz

HOOSICK FALLS A baton twirling version of The Wizard of Oz, in honor of the film’s 75th anniversary, will be performed by The Twirlettes, under the direction of Ms. Davia Plusch, at 7 p.m. in The Perry Room at the Armory in Hoosick Falls. The show, which mixes the movie with pop, country and rock songs, and baton twirling routines, is free and open to the public. For details, visit www.hayc3.com.

 

Tinmouth Concert

TINMOUTH The second in the Tinmouth Old Firehouse concert series will present husband and wife, Michelle Fay and Tim Price, performing “original and Americana music” through voice, guitar and mandolin on Friday, April 11. The concert doors open at 7 p.m., and the performance starts at 7:30. A $10 donation is requested. For more details, visit Tinmouth Concert Series on Face book.

 

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. For details, call Jennifer L. Stevens at 518-885-8995.

 

Ladies’ Breakfast

GRANVILLE South Granville Congregational Church Ladies will have a prayer breakfast at AJ’s at 8 a.m. on Saturday, April 12, while the men will have a prayer breakfast at the South Granville Congregational Church itself from 8 to 9 a.m. Every one is invited. For details, call Joan at 518-642-9510.

 

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.

 

Hunter Safety

Focus on Business

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.

 

Family Film

MANCHESTER The family film, “Turbo,” a snail’s tale of life in the fast lane, will be screened at Mark Skinner Library at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 12. The program is free and snacks will be served. Children must be accompanied and supervised by adult caregivers. The library is located at 48 West Road. For details, call 802-362-2607 or visit www.markskinnerlibrary.org.

 

Egg Hunt

WELLS An Easter Egg Hunt will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 12 at the Modern Woodmen of America building in Wells for children first-born to 12. Sponsored by Granville Price Chopper, the event will feature the Easter Bunny, fun and prizes.

For details, call 518-642-9283.

 

Easter Event

FAIR HAVEN Fair Haven Concerned and Belle Dolci will host an Easter Event from noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 12 in Fair Haven Park. The Easter and community-themed event will feature an egg hunt, games and other family-related activities. For details, call 802-265-3666.

 

Easter Party

ARLINGTON A children’s Easter Party will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 12 at Arlington’s American Legion Post 69. The event is free for children up to age 12. For party details, call the Legion at 802-375-6157.

 

Turkey Dinner

SCHUYLERVILLE Quaker Springs United Methodist Church will serve a Roast Turkey Dinner from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 12, reminding diners that it is an “all-you-can-eat” dinner, with all of the traditional trimmings. Cost is $10 for adults, $5 for children 5 to 12; and under 5, free. Tickets are sold only at the door, but if you have questions, call Dan Craine at 518-584-2259. Quaker Springs United Methodist Church is located six miles south of Schuylerville on Route 32.

 

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.

 

Grammy Winner

RUTLAND Jazz Master Chick Corea, 20-time Grammy winner, will play at Rutland’s historic Paramount Theatre at 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 12. Corea, an undisputed keyboard virtuoso, is the fourth most-nominated artist in Grammy history. Tickets are $39.75 to $49.75 and student balcony seats, $20. Tickets are available by calling the box office at 802-775-0903 or online at www.paramountvt.org. Paramount Theatre is at 30 Center Street.

 

Sunday, April 13

 

Valley Breakfast

VALLEY FALLS Valley Falls Lady Auxiliary, on Poplar Avenue, will serve its monthly breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, April 13, and in addition to a full breakfast, the auxiliary will offer a bake sale, raffle and RADA knives for sale.

 

Post Breakfast

ARLINGTON Arlington American Legion Post 69 will serve its monthly, “all-you-can-eat” breakfast at the post from 8 to 10 a.m. on Sunday, April 13. Cost is $4 and senior citizens are admitted free. For details, call the Legion at 802-375-6157.

 

Club Breakfast

VICTORY The Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club will serve a Sunday breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. on April 13, and this breakfast treat will be offered on the second Sunday of each month throughout the remainder of the year. Cost is adults, $6; children, $3. Everyone is welcome. For details, call 518-695-3844.

 

Masonic Dinner

HARTFORD A family-style ham dinner will be served from noon to 2 p.m. at Herschel-Argyle Masonic Lodge in Hartford on Sunday, April 13. Take-outs are available. A $10 donation is requested. For details, call 518-747-3828.

 

Unplug Poetry

BRANDON Compass Music and Arts Center announces it will offer two successive Sundays of “poetry unplugged” at 2:30 p.m on Sunday, April 13 and 27. All poets are invited to come share his or her favorite poem on these two Sundays at Compass Music and Arts Center at 333 Jones Drive in Brandon. For details, visit www.cmacvt.org.

 

Book Talk

ARLINGTON “The Blind Assassin” by Margaret Atwood, a Booker Prize Winner in England, will be discussed at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 13 in Martha Canfield Library in Arlington, as part of a series sponsored by Vermont Humanities Council. The program is free and open to the public. For details, call 802-375-6153.

 

Drum Circle

POULTNEY A Community Drum Circle will be presented from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, April 13 at Stone Valley Arts, located on the 3rd floor of the former Journal Press Building in Poultney. Recommended for those 12 up, no previous experienced is required. Bring your own percussive instrument. For details, call 802-884-8040 or email musicwithheidi@gmail.com.

 

Monday, April 14

 

Biology Talk

BENNINGTON Biologist Karen Lips will explain the complex causes and consequences of decline in amphibian populations in a talk at 1 p.m. on Monday, April 14 in the CAPA Symposium of Bennington College. For details, call 802-379-5116.

 

Benefit Dinner

GRANVILLE A benefit dinner for “Promise Walk for Preeclampsia 2014” will be held on Monday, April 14 at Bernardo’s Restaurant, with seatings for spaghetti dinner at 5, 6 and 6:45 p.m. Take-out will also be available. Tickets are $5 to eat in and $6 to take-out. Drinks are not included in the price. The dinner will be hosted by Team Christie’s Crusaders. For tickets, contact Pam Manning at 518-926-9201.

 

Safe Hunt

HARTFORD A Hunter Safety Education Course will be offered from 6 to 10 p.m. on Monday through Wednesday, April 14, 15 and 16 at the Hartford Fish and Game Club on Route 196 in Hartford. Space is limited and pre-registration mandatory. Call Bill Pike before April 5 at 518-632-5994.

 

Tuesday, April 15

 

Tractor Safety

GREENWICH A 4-H Tractor certification and All-Terrain-Vehicle Safety Course will be offered by Cornell Cooperative Extension at Washington County Fairgrounds in Greenwich from 9 am. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday, April 15 and 16. For details on the kind of certificate earned through the course, and for general information, call 518-746-2560 or 1-800-548-0881.

 

Garden Club Meets

ARLINGTON The Arlington Garden Club will meet from 12:30 to 3 p.m. at Arlington American Legion Post 69 on Tuesday, April 15. For details, call 802-375-6157.

 

Miniature Cars

ARLINGTON Expert Kevin Kees of Shaftsbury will discuss his collection of antique miniature cars and trucks at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 15 in The Martha Canfield Library in Arlington. The free program is called “Miniature Antique Cars and Trucks.” For more details, call 802-375-6153.

 

Legion Bingo

ARLINGTON Bingo will be played at American Legion Post 69 on April 15, with doors opening at 6 and play starting at 7 p.m. Food will be available to purchase. For details, call the Legion at 802-375-6157.

 

Composer Plays

BENNINGTON Lukas Ligeti, composer and percussionist, will perform his mix of jazz, contemporary and world music at 8:30 p.m. in the Deane Carriage Barn of Bennington College on Tuesday, April 15. For details, call 802-379-5116.

 

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.

 

Poet Presents

BENNINGTON Poet Spencer Reece, author of “The Clerk’s Tale” and “The Road to Emmaus,” will present a reading and discussion of his award-winning poetry at 7 p.m. in Tishman Lecture Hall of Bennington College on Wednesday, April 16. For details, call 802-379-5116.

 

Thursday, April 17

 

Pastel Art Show

GLENS FALLS A reception for the Adirondack Pastel Society, a group of national award-winning artists, will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 17 in the 2nd Floor Gallery at Glens Falls City Hall, followed by a nearly month-long exhibition of the society’s works from Monday, April 7 to Friday, May 2. 2nd Floor Gallery is open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For details, call 518-793-9350 or visit www.adirondackpastelsociety.com.

 

Jail Talk

BENNINGTON Glenn Martin, director of the David Rothenberg Center for Public Policy at the Fortune Society, will give a talk on “Incarceration in America” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 17 at the CAPA Symposium in Bennington College. Call 802-379-5116 for details.

 

Friday, April 18

 

Super Bingo

WELLS Doors open at 9 a.m., lunch is served at 11, and “Super Saturday Double Header Bingo” commences first play at noon on Saturday, April 19 in Wells’ headquarters of Modern Woodmen of America. First session offers a “$1,000 coverall four-part postage stamp game.” Second session, at 4 p.m., will be a regular game day, with “exception of a $1,000 coverall last game of night.” Cost is $35 for both sessions; $25 for only super, and super only $30 at the door. For details, call 802-645-0323 or 518-487-0397.

 

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.

 

Pancake Supper

ARGYLE Argyle American Legion will serve an “All You Can Eat” Pancake Supper from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday, April 19 at Argyle American Legion Post 1815 on Sheridan Street (Route 40.) Pancakes, bacon, sausage, home fries, dessert, coffee, tea, milk and juice will be served. For details, call Walt Caprood at 518-531-4174.

 

Country Dance

TINMOUTH A contra dance will be held at the Tinmouth Community Center at 8 p.m. on Friday, April 18. Such dances are generally held on the third Friday of each month. The community center is on Route 140 in Tinmouth’s center, 5 miles west of Wallingford. Cost is $9 for adults; $7 for teens; free for children 12 and under. Please bring clean, non-marring shoes. For details, call 802-235-2718 or 802-446-2928 or visit www.tinmouthvt.org.

 

Monday, April 21

 

Pot Luck Lunch

MANCHESTER The Northshire Seniors will share a pot luck luncheon at Manchester’s Rod and Gun Club at noon on Monday, April 21, so please bring a hot dish or salad to share. Dessert and beverage will be furnished. Phil Jordon, editor of Vermont Magazine, will be the guest speaker.

 

Tuesday, April 22

 

Rummage Around

DORSET Rummage around for old clothing, household items, tools, equipment and books, and bring them to The Dorset Church between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday through Thursday, April 22, 23, 24. These donations will be in preparation for the annual Dorset Church Rummage Sale to be held on Saturday, April 26. For further details, call Sandi Hedman at 802-362-1459 or email sandihedman@yahoo.com to discuss details.

 

Fuller Lecture

BENNINGTON Author and Award-winning Critic Alastair Gordon will speak on visionary Buckminster Fuller in a presentation called “The Lost Dymaxion Deployment Units of Buckminster Fuller.” The talk will be given at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 22 in Tishman Lecture Hall of Bennington College.

 

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

 

Two-day Sale

PITTSTOWN Pittstown United Methodist Church Hall will play host to a two-day rummage sale from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, April 25 and from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 26. Food and bake sales will be offered both days. If you have items that you wish to donate, or simply for more information, call “Viv” at 518-663-5522.

 

Little Learners

GREENWICH Instructors at Greenwich Public Library will tell their “Little Learners” tales of “adoption, stories of love and caring,” at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, April 25. For details about the program, call 518-692-7157.

 

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.

 

Chili Supper

CAMBRIDGE A chili supper will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, April 25 at the Cambridge Historical Society Museum on Broad Street. Homemade cornbread and dessert will round out the chili dinner, which is the first event of the 2014 season for the museum. For details, call 518-677-5232.

 

Dance Concert

BENNINGTON Bennington College dance students will present a “Senior Dance Concert” in the Martha Hill Dance Studio of the college at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 25, 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 26 and at 2 and 8 p.m. on Sunday, April 27. For details, call Brian Davidson at 802-379-5116.

 

Famed Irish Band

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

 

Brew Beer

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.

 

Sky Blue Song

TINMOUTH The third in the Tinmouth Old Firehouse concert series will present Banjo Dan and Willy Lindner, “The Sky Blue Boys,” on Friday, April 25, with doors opening at 7 p.m. and the show starting at 7:30 p.m. Bluegrass and brotherly duets describes their style. A $10 donation is requested. For details, visit Tinmouth Concert Series on Facebook.

 

Saturday, April 26

 

Soccer Starts

RUTLAND The Rutland Recreation and Parks Department announces that its spring soccer season will start at the Polo Fields on Saturday, April 26, with the program open to players 4 to 12. For complete program information, specific age requirements and to register, visit www.rutlandrec.com or visit the Recreation Office at 16 North Street Extension in Rutland. For general information, call 802-773-1822.

 

Costume Party

HOOSICK FALLS Cheney Library in Hoosick Falls will host a costume party for pre-school children through third grade, where the children are invited to “dress up as the fanciest Nancy or come as a Pirate.” Library workers will read a story about Nancy, teach Pirate lingo, sing pirate songs, serve cookies and drinks and even lead children in a treasure hunt. For details, call 518-686-9401 or visit cheneylibrary.org.

 

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

 

April Breakfast

WEST PAWLET The West Pawlet Fire Department will serve a pancake breakfast from 7:30 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, April 27, with proceeds from the breakfast benefiting the fire company. Cost is $7 for those 12 and older, $5 for children 5 to 12, and children under 5, free. The West Pawlet firehouse is on Main Street, or Route 153, and it is a handicapped accessible site. For details, call Antonio Landon at 802-345-4312.

 

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.

 

Book Talk

ARLINGTON “The Life and Times of Michael K” by J.M. Coetzee, a Booker Prize Winner in England, will be discussed at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 27 in Martha Canfield Library in Arlington, as part of a series sponsored by Vermont Humanities Council. The program is free and open to the public. For details, call 802-375-6153.

 

Forest Army Talk

TINMOUTH The Forest Army of President Franklin Roosevelt, commonly known as the Civilian Conservation Corps, will be the subject of a presentation by Judith Edwards, held at 2 p.m. on Sunday April 27 in the Tinmouth Old Firehouse, sponsored by The Tinmouth Historical and Genealogical Society. More than 3 million men, living in thousands of camps nationwide, planted trees and built infrastructure that still function today. For details on this history lecture, email wilburs@greenmtn.edu.

 

Tuesday, April 29

 

Ceramics Talk

BENNINGTON Ceramicist Molly Hatch will discuss her aim to make useful and beautiful vessels that are contemporary counterparts to their historical precedents in a 7:30 p.m. talk on Tuesday, April 29 in Tishman Lecture Hall of Bennington College. For details, call Brian Davidson at 802-379-5116 or email bdavidson@bennington.edu.

 

Wednesday, April 30

 

Poet to Appear

BENNINGTON Shane McCrae, recipient of the 2013 Creative Writing Fellowship, will read and discuss his poems at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 30 in Tishman Lecture Hall in Bennington College. For details, call Brian Davidson at 802-379-5116 or email bdavidson@bennington.edu.

 

Palace Musical

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.

 

Friday, May 2

 

Turtle Time

GREENWICH “Little Learners” at Greenwich Public Library will learn all about the different kinds of turtles in the world from New York State Biologist Howard Romack at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, May 2 in the library. For details about this special program, call 518-692-7157.

 

Saturday, May 3

 

Spring Sprucing

HOOSICK FALLS More than 150 persons are expected to participate in the annual “Spruce Up Hoosick Falls” day from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 3, which directly precedes the 3rd annual “Taste of Hoosick,” the next day, Sunday. To join the spruce up, meet at 9 a.m. at Wood Memorial Park to get your beautification assignment. For details on spruce up day, call 518-686-9050 or visit www.hayc3.

 

Sunday, May 4

 

Hoosick Tag Sale

HOOSICK FALLS The annual Hoosick Falls Village-wide Tag Sale, organized by HAYC3, will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Sunday, May 24. A free map of registered tag sale locations will be made available from the Armory during those hours of Tag Sale Day. For details, call 518-686-9050 or email HAYC3.

 

Taste 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

 

Spring Style

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.

 

Calling Vendors

HOOSICK FALLS The Hoosick Falls Artisan Exchange and Farmers’ Market will re-open on Wednesday, May 7, offering both growers and craftsmen the place to market wares in The Armory from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Vendors are sought. The cost is $5 for rental of a 10-by10-foot space. For details, call 518-686-9050, email contacthayc3@gmail.com or visit www.hayc3.org.

 

Friday, May 9

 

GREENWICH Children involved in the Greenwich Public Library “Little Learners” program will take a trip to the village police station to find out if each “might want to be a police officer.” The trip will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, May 9. For details about the trip, and about the Little Learners Program, call the library at 518-692-7157.

 

Saturday, May 10

 

Trip Sign-up

MANCHESTER The Northshire Seniors seek to know how may area seniors care to sign up for a May 10th bus trip to Rosie’s in Middlebury, followed by a trip to the Shelburne Museum. To let the seniors know, call Alberta Harrington at 802-362-2263, Sally McManus at 802-375-9780 or Phyllis Mason at 802-325-3196.

 

Annual Auction

HOOSICK FALLS The annual “Hoosical Furnishing Auction,” where artists accessorize home furniture, will be held on Saturday, May 10, with previews of the exotic, artistic furniture at 6 p.m. and bidding at 7 p.m. at the Hoosick Falls Armory. By Tuesday, April 29, “Hoosical Furnishings” will be on window display throughout the village prior to the auction. Cost is $20 for tickets. Call HAYC3 at 518-686-9050 for tickets. For more information, visit www.hayc3.org.

 

30th Plant Sale

TINMOUTH The 30th annual Tinmouth Plant Sale will take place from 8 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, May 10. Viewing will be from 7:30 to 7:55 a.m., and there will be no sales before 8. The Tinmouth Community uses funds from the sale for various town and school garden beautification projects. For details, call Tinmouth Town Office at 802-446-2498.

 

Guitar Master

TINMOUTH Guitarist Stephan Kiernan, who, on his guitar, can shift from Bach to bluegrass without missing a beat, will perform at the fourth show in the Tinmouth Old Firehouse concert series on Saturday, May 10. Doors open at 7 p.m. The concert is at 7:30. A $10 donation is requested. For further details, visit Tinmouth Concert Series on Face book.

 

Sunday, May 11

 

5k Fun Run

POULTNEY A Mother’s Day 5K Fun Run, to raise funds for a playground for Katie’s Educational Childcare Center, will be held on Sunday, May 11, with race registration at 8 a.m. and the actual race at 9:30 a.m. (Pre-registration is online at active.com.) The race will be held at Katie’s Center at 38N College Street in Poultney. For details, call 802-287-1404 or email katiescenter@gmail.com.

 

Book Talk

ARLINGTON “The God of Small Things” by Arundhati Roy, a Booker Prize Winner in England, will be discussed at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 11 in Martha Canfield Library in Arlington, as part of a series sponsored by Vermont Humanities Council. The program is free and open to the public. For details, call 802-375-6153.

 

Friday, May 16

 

Rainbow Colors

GREENWICH Participants in the Little Learners’ Program at Greenwich Public Library will learn how many kinds of colors there are in color at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, May 16 in the library. For details about the program, call 518-692-7157.

 

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.

 

Final Folk Show

TINMOUTH The final performance in the recent Tinmouth Old Firehouse concert series will be by the Bluegrass Group, PossumHaw. A $10 donation is requested for the Friday, May 23 concert. The doors open at 7 p.m. and the concert begins at 7:30. For more details, visit Tinmouth Concert Series on Face book.

 

Monday, May 24

 

Hoosick Sale

HOOSICK FALLS The annual Hoosick Falls Village-wide Tag Sale, organized by HAYC3, will be held Monday, May 24 in and around Hoosick Falls. A free map of registered tag sale locations will be available at the Armory from 9 a.m. to noon on Tag Sale Day.

For details, call 518-686-9050.

 

Sunday, May 25

 

Book Talk

ARLINGTON “The English Patient” by Michael Ondaatje, a Booker Prize Winner in England, will be discussed at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 25 in Martha Canfield Library in Arlington, as part of a series sponsored by Vermont Humanities Council. The program is free and open to the public. For details, call 802-375-6153.

 

Friday, May 30

 

Math meets sports

GREENWICH Participants in Greenwich Public Library’s Little Learner’s Program will learn how to mix mathematics with sports at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, May 30 at the library.

For details, call 518-692-7157.

 

Friday, June 6

 

Little Learners

GREENWICH The topic of “Logs – on, in and under – let’s investigate” will be explored by participants in Greenwich Public Library’s Little Learners’ Program at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, June 6 in the library. For details about the program, call 518-692-7157.

 

 

Friday, June 13

 

Look at Shells

GREENWICH Participants in Greenwich Public Library’s Little Learners’ Program will examine a variety of different shells from which to make exciting projects at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, June 13 in the library. For the details about this free library program for children, call 518-692-7157.

 

Saturday, June 14

 

Whipple City Race

GREENWICH Registration for the Whipple City 5k Run/Walk, to be held at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 14, can be done at www.finishright.com, or to get a form to mail or to bring with you, go to www.greenwichchamber.org. Prior to June 11th registration costs $25. Same day registration is $30. For general information,  518-692-7979.

 

Sunday, June 15

 

Cash Cycling

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.

 

Cancer Relay

ESSEX The American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Chittenden County will take place on June 21 at Champlain Valley Exposition, exact times to be learned by calling 802-872-6309. Register your team by visit www.relayforlife.org/chittendenvt or, again, by calling 802-872-6309.

 

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. 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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