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Friday Homeless Awareness GLENS FALLS A Homeless Mobile Outreach RV from Shelters of Saratoga will be parked in front of City Park, Glens Falls, from 10 to 11 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 22 to mark National Hunger and Homeless Awareness Day. Information on local resources for individuals and families who find themselves homeless will be available. The RV will be at the Open Door from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. offering hot beverages and basic necessities to anyone in need. Information: Duane Vaughn at 798-4384. X

SARATOGA An opening reception for â&#x20AC;&#x153;Remade in America,â&#x20AC;? the new exhibit at the Saratoga Automobile Museum, will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 22 at the museum. Car owners and exhibition curator Ron Hedger will be on hand to discuss the vehicles. Museum members enter free. Reservations are recommended for non-members, with $15 advance tickets available at www.saratogaautomuseum.org. Tickets at the door will be $20. To attend, RSVP to Heidi Shull at Heidi.Shull@saratogaautomuseum.org. X

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Saturday Dorset Bake Sale DORSET The United Church of Dorset and East Rupertâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Fellowship SemiAnnual Bake Sale will be held from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Nov. 23 at the Dorset Post Office on Route 30. Pies, cakes, breads and other baked goods will be on sale. For more information, call 802-867-2260. X

Make Candles GREENWICH Beginner and advanced candle-making classes will be held at Betterbee, a wholesale-retail beekeeping supply business, on Saturday, Nov. 23 at the following times: from 9 to 11 a.m. for beginners, and from noon to 2 p.m. for advanced candle-makers. Since space is limited, please register at 800-632-3379. X

Holiday Craft Fair ARGYLE More than 60 vendors will offer their crafts at the 29th Annual Argyle PTSA Holiday Craft Fair, to be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 23 at the Argyle Central School. This yearâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s event features extended shopping areas with more crafts to choose from. Be sure to follow â&#x20AC;&#x153;Pe pper mint Laneâ&#x20AC;? to the old cafeteria for many more great vendors, and participate in the Peppermint Lane door prize raffle. Also enter for a chance to win $50 of free merchandise from one of the vendors who participate in the Peppermint Lane door prize raffle. Raffle tickets will be provided to attendees as they enter the

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Clothing-Bake Sale WEST HEBRON The annual winter clothing and bake sale of the United Methodist Church on Route 30 in West Hebron will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 23 at the church. Coats in a wide variety of sizes; baked goods of all kinds; quiltersâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; fabrics and books; and White Elephant items will be offered for sale. For information, call Peg Underwood at 518854-7537. X

Bag Sale SALEM The monthly bag sale at the Shoppe Off Broadway thrift store concludes for November on Saturday, Nov. 23 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Shoppers can purchase a bag full of clothing of their choice for just $1. The shop will be closed during the week of Thanksgiving. The Shoppe is ocated next to the Courthouse Community Center at 58 East Broadway. X

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5K Turkey Trot FAIR HAVEN The Class of 2014 of Fair Haven Union High School will hold its first annual SLATERS 5K Turkey Trot on Saturday, Nov. 23, with same day registration and packet pick-up at 9 a.m. and race time at 10 a.m. Entry fee is $15 and participants must bring a non-perishable food donation. Cost is $20 without the food donation. Registration forms can be picked up at the high school. Call 802-265-4966 for more information. X

Rummage Sale WEST HEBRON A rummage sale will be held at West Hebron United Presbyterian Church on Route 30 in West Hebron from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 23. Winter items will be featured. Call Winifred Getty at 518-854-3329 for more information. X

Cash Mob CAMBRIDGE Everyone is invited to join a nationwide trend and help support the Cambridge community by participating in the Cambridge â&#x20AC;&#x153;Cash Mobâ&#x20AC;? on Saturday, Nov. 23. The concept is simple: with cash in hand, members of the community come together to show in locallyowned establishments to support their favorite local business and support the area economy. To participate, show up at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 23 on the corner of Washington and Main Street with cash in hand, and be ready to shop. Grab a cup of coffee at Round House and then set off to search for gifts. Check out the local author section at Battenkill Books, locally-made beauty products at the Village Store, local maple syrup and jewelry at Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Hearns Pharmacy, or local wines at Black Dog Wines and Spirits. Afterwards, participants can refuel at local establishments including China King, Silvanoâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s, Clarkâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Pizzeria or Foggy Notions. From noon to 2 p.m., the Green Bridge Gallery will hold an opening reception for a new exhibit by artists Julie Duggan. In addition to her art, the gallery will feature handcrafted items from various artists. All are invited to see why Cambridge takes pride in its local products and community. For more information about cash mobs, visit cashmobs.com. X

Artistâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Reception CAMBRIDGE Green Bridge Gallery in Cambridge announces that the paintings of Julie Duggan, art teacher at Cambridge Central School, are already on exhibit as of Nov. 14, and that a reception for this â&#x20AC;&#x153;fineâ&#x20AC;? artist will be held from

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Thanksgiving Story SALEM Children and families are invited to take part in a Thanksgiving-themed story event with Debi Craig at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 23 at the S a l e m Courthouse Community Center. Ms. Craig will host the event, along with her adorable puppets. It is suitable for children of all ages, and is offered free of charge. Debi Craig is a retired teacher who has many years of experience with puppetry. An accomplished storyteller, she will create some magic for the children. Debi created a very popular puppet club in the Saratoga school where she taught, and will offer the same opportunity for area children in the spring. The CCC is located at 58 East Broadway and is handicap accessible. For more information, call 518-854-7053. X

Game Supper RUPERT Rupert Fire House will be the site of the areaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s â&#x20AC;&#x153;Gourmet Game Supperâ&#x20AC;? on Saturday, Nov. 23, with serving starting at 5 p.m. Non-game lovers can partake of turkey and roast beef. But game lovers will enjoy venison stroganoff, venison Swedish meatballs, Teriyaki moose, plus bear, pheasant, duck and even alligator. Mettawee Community School 6th graders will wait on tables for tips, and a gun and 50/50 raffle are planned. Cost is $11 for adults and $5 for children under 12. Call 802-394-2491 or 802-394-7844 on dinner day. X

Wine, Women, Song SALEM Fort Salem Theater Cabaret will present a musical wine tasting entitled â&#x20AC;&#x153;Wine, Woman and Song IIâ&#x20AC;? at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 23. Wine authority David G. Howell will host an exploration of white wine varietals, including tastings and hors dâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;oeuvres. He will be joined by Lynne Kerr, who will sing about wine, women and men. Focusing on the magic of white wines, this event is a sequel to the very successful first edition of Wine, Woman and Song presented at the Fort in 2009. Howell is a co-author of â&#x20AC;&#x153;The Winemakerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Dance: Exploring Terroir in the Napa Valley.â&#x20AC;? He retired in 2009 as a geologist with the United States Geological Survey and as professor of Earth Sciences at Stanford University. His popular wine course at Stanford regularly enjoyed full enrollment. Dr. Howell continues to consult with California vintners about planting environments. Lynn Kerr is a regular in the Fort Salem cabaret. Her cabaret shows â&#x20AC;&#x153;Songs My Husband Wroteâ&#x20AC;? and â&#x20AC;&#x153;More Songs My Husband Wroteâ&#x20AC;? have played to sold-out rooms in Manhattan and Salem. This past summer, she performed with Benita Zahn and Jessica Layton in â&#x20AC;&#x153;No Boundaries.â&#x20AC;? Admission to this event is by

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Sunday Hearty Breakfast SCHAGHTICOKE The Northern Rensselaer Knights of Columbus promises to serve up a â&#x20AC;&#x153;hearty breakfastâ&#x20AC;? from 7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Hoosick Valley Rescue Squad on Route 40 in Schaghticoke on Sunday,

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Church Breakfast WEST HEBRON United Presbyterian Church in West Hebron will hold an â&#x20AC;&#x153;Advent Breakfastâ&#x20AC;? at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, as well as â&#x20AC;&#x153;Hanging of the Greensâ&#x20AC;? at the 10:30 a.m. service. For more information, call 518-854-3729. X

Church Raffle HOOSICK FALLS A raffle drawing for a wood clock shelf, a quilt, a womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s leather jacket, a wooden toy paddleboat, Christmas basket and knitted hat and scarf set will be held Sunday, Nov. 24 following the morning service at St. Markâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Episcopal Church, the event sponsored by members of St. Hildaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Guild, who have been selling tickets. Tickets cost $1 each and 6 tickets for $5. Call Janet Willibrant at 518-686-7734 for more information. X

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Monday Lincoln Pennies HILDENE Hildene, home of son Robert Todd Lincoln, asks everyone to freely visit the museum store from Monday, Nov. 25 through Sunday, Dec. 8, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., to guess how many Lincoln pennies are in a jar. Youths, ages 5 to 15, with an adult, could win the jarâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s dollar amount. Hildene will match that with a charity contribution of the winnerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s choice. Adults win a new book about Robert Lincoln, the first in four decades. Call 802-3677961. X

Blood drive GRANVILLE A co-sponsored blood drive will be held from 1 to 6 p.m. in Granville High School library Monday, Nov. 25. The event, a joint effort by the Lions and Leo Clubs, also benefits the Red Cross Scholarship Program. For more information, call 518-642-3516. X

Meditation Course GREENWICH Seventy Main and Align Again Yoga will host a six-week meditation course for adults, couples and teens from 8 to 8:45 p.m., starting on Monday, Nov. 25. Teens of nondriving age must be accompanied by an adult. Advanced registration is required. For more information, call 518-692-7041 or email info@seventymain.com. X

Open Court Night HOOSICK FALLS The Hoosick Falls Youth Center will hold Open Court Nights as follows: Family Open Court on Mondays from 6 to 8 p.m.; Menâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s (15+) on Tuesdays from 7 to 9 p.m.; and Play like a girl (15+) on Thursdays from 7 to 9 p.m. All are recreational basketball for fun and exercise. Floor Hockey is also offered with Family Time on Wednesdays from 6 to 7 p.m. and adult hours on Wednesdays from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Fee for adult basketball and floor hockey is $5 per person; for families it is $5 per family per night, payable at the door.

Tuesday Map Meeting FORT EDWARD A second meeting to discuss Skidmore Professor Robert Jonesâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; map layering project of Washington County will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 26 in the second floor classroom of Building B at the Washington County Municipal Center. For more information, call 518-746-2178 or email lbates@co.washington. ny.us. X

Book Club Meets SCHUYLERVILLE The Library Book Club of Schuylerville Public Library will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26 to discuss â&#x20AC;&#x153;Calico Joeâ&#x20AC;? by John Grisham and to pick out club books for 2014. For more information, call 518-695-6641.

Wednesday Gift Market SALEM Six area artisans, Cathy Daughton, A.K. Hutchinson, Bob Nopper, Barbara Palulis, Ginny Sword, and Jane Starr Weils, will show their wares at North Main Galleryâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s â&#x20AC;&#x153;Pop-Up Gift Marketâ&#x20AC;? in Salem on Wednesday, Nov. 27. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. A reception and party for the artisans will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 5. For information on extended holiday weekend hours call 518-854-3404.

Thursday Closed Library S C H U Y L E RV I L L E Schuylerville Public Library, in honor of Thanksgiving, will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 28. For more information, call 518-6956641. X

Thanksgiving Dinner SALEM A Thanksgiving Dinner will be held at noon, Thursday, Nov. 28 at Salemâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Holy Cross Catholic Church â&#x20AC;&#x153;for those who would like to share the day with others at Holy Cross,â&#x20AC;? Spokesperson Rose Mary Sheffield said. For more information, call 518-854-3692. X

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Thursday, Nov. 28 with servings at 12:30 and 2 p.m. at the Argyle Firehouse. All are welcome to join in this traditional T h a n k s g iv i n g dinner, either at the firehouse, or by having it delivered to their home. There is no charge for the dinner, but reservations are appreciated. To reserve your place, call Joan Huggins at 638-8507. To donate food items, call Kaaren Evens at 638-8667; to volunteer, call Betsy Smith at 6388817.

Friday Tree Fest BENNINGTON The 17th annual Festival of Trees at Bennington Museum gets underway Friday, Nov. 29 and runs through Saturday, Nov. 30. Called â&#x20AC;&#x153;Hidden Gems,â&#x20AC;? this yearâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s exhibit features trees modeled on selected objects from the museum collection. For more information, call 802447-1571 or visit www.benningtonmuseum.org. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Saturday Clothing Drive HOOSICK FALLS Good, clean clothing is being sought for an upcoming clothing drive in

Hoosick Falls hosted by Voice of a Vet. Drop items off between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 30 at 191 Main St. (formerly Patireâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s). The event will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 6 and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7. Clothing will be free, but donations to Voice of a Vet will be accepted. Information: 518-817-7286. X

Valley Artisans Market CAMBRIDGE Valley Artisans Market will hold its annual Holiday Open House on Saturday, Nov. 30 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the store and gallery on 25 East Main Street in Cambridge. Originally designed as a dry goods store, Artisans Market was founded in 1981 as a venue for Cambridge-area craftsmen and artists. The open house will have a Christmas theme, and the gallery will be open for December, Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Call 518-677-2765 for more information. X

Alternative Gifts DORSET United Church of Dorset and East Rupert will hold its Alternative Gift Fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 30 and from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 1. Provided by SERV International, gifts from around the world will be on display at the church on Dorsetâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Church Street. Purchase benefits needy families in 35 countries. For more information, call 802-867-2260 or email Jane@ dorsetchurch.org. X

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Free Lunch ARGYLE Argyle United Methodist Church will serve a free community lunch of soup and grilled cheese sandwiches from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 30. All are welcome. For information, call Paula at 518638-8391. X

Coat Drive WEST FORT ANN Donations of warm winter coats may be made from noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 30 at West Fort Ann Methodist Church on 1011 Copeland Pond Road. The coat drive is a joint effort by Girl Scout Troop 3267 and â&#x20AC;&#x153;I Clutter Bug, Professional Organizer,â&#x20AC;? and more information can be garnered by emailing recoveringclutterbug@gmail.com or by calling 518-495-6676. X

Pizza and Wings VICTORY MILLS The Victory Mills Fire Department will serve pizza and wings from 4 to 8 p.m., both eat in and carry out, Saturday, Nov. 30 at the firehouse. Prices range from $11 to $18, for either a 12-cut cheese pizza or with-the-works pizza, and toppings are $2 each. One dozen wings, be it plain, sweet, hot or extra hot, will cost $8, with blue cheese 75-cents extra. Place your order after 2 p.m. at 695-6623. X

Peace Tree SCHAGHTICOKE Hoosick Valley Community Partners and the Schaghticoke Entertainment Committee invite everyone to the first Radiant Peace Tree Lighting Memorial and Ceremony, to be held at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 30 at the Schaghticoke Town Hall. At the event, the lawn of the town hall will be covered with a field of trees dedicated to those no longer with us. Loved ones purchased and decorated the trees, which will be lit simultaneously after the 5 p.m. ceremony. It is the wish of the organizers that the radiance of the trees will help the community find peace during the holidays. The trees will remain lit through Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014. For more information, call the town hall at 518-753-6915. X

Tony DeSare at Wood GLENS FALLS Hudson Falls native and New York City star cabaret performer Tony DeSare returns to the area for his seventh annual â&#x20AC;&#x153;Home for the Holidaysâ&#x20AC;? concert at the Charles R. Wood Theater on Saturday, Nov. 30. DeSare

will perform two shows, at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Now a world-famous pianist and singer/songwriter, DeSare has performed both solo and with professional orchestras throughout the U.S., Japan, Australia, and Hong Kong. Last summer, he joined forces with the Philadelphia Orchestra, playing to an almost soul-out crowd at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center. Tony DeSare is known for his Sinatra-like presence, singing a mix of jazz standards and original jazz and pop tunes. At the Wood Theater, his show will feature songs from his new album, â&#x20AC;&#x153;PiANO,â&#x20AC;? as well as original interpretations of jazz classics and holiday favorites. After his performance at the popular New York City nightclub 54 Below last fall, the New York Times described DeSare as â&#x20AC;&#x153;two parts young Sinatra, one part Billy Joel, meshed seamlessly.â&#x20AC;? In spite of all his success, he still looks forward to coming home to Hudson Falls each year for Thanksgiving and playing shows for the hometown crowd. Tickets for Tony DeSareâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s â&#x20AC;&#x153;Home for the Holidaysâ&#x20AC;? show are $45. To purchase, call the Wood Theater box office at 518874-0800 or go to www.woodtheater.org.

Pittsford Market PITTSFORD Pittsford Farmers Market will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. this Saturday, Dec. 7, and at the same

times on Saturday, Dec. 14 in Lothrop School Gym on 3447, US Route 7 in Pittsford. For information, call 802-483-6351. Featured artisanâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s items Include jewelry, pottery,

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Sunday Skene Baskets WHITEHALL Whitehall High School on Buckley Road will house the 15th annual Skene Manor Basket Party on Sunday, Dec. 1, with doors opening at 11 a.m. and the drawing at 1 p.m. Cost is $5, with $2 for additional tickets. A light lunch costs $3. To donate money or for information call the following numbers: 518-499-1022 or 518-499-0913 or Skene Manor at 518-499-1906.

Saturday Bazaar Breakfast SHUSHAN The Shushan Methodist Church Christmas Bazaar will kick off at 8 a.m. with a pancake and sausage breakfast on Saturday, Dec. 7, continuing until noon with the sale of craft and food goods and handmade wreaths. For more information, call Gayle Shaw at 518-854-3896. X

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Holiday Sale SCHUYLERVILLE Old Saratoga Reformed Church at Pearl and Burgoyne Streets in Schuylerville will hold a holiday sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7 at the church. For more information on items available for sale, call 518-6953479 between the hours of 9 am. to noon, Monday through Friday. X

Cambridge Fair CAMBRIDGE Cambridge Central School will be the scene for the Cambridge Connects 17th Annual Craft, Vendor and Fine Arts Fair on Saturday, Dec. 7. Call 518-669-2052 to register for the event and for its specific time. The Fine Arts Fair is held in conjunction with The Cambridge Chamber of Commerceâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a Wonderful Life Christmas in Cambridgeâ&#x20AC;? Celebration. X

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