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Memorial Day ceremonies, parades set Local communities will hold Memorial Day observances starting starting this weekend. There also will be ceremonies in Hoosick Falls, Argyle, Valley Falls, Ticonderoga, Salem, Hartford and Geenwich. See inside.

In fact, the whole town's for sale... its Salem Townwide Yard Sale Weekend starting this Saturday. Residents throughout the town will offer tag sales and bargains galore.

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Salem Town Supervisor Seth Pitts encourages everyone to attend this weekends Memorial Day commemorations. He also invites everyone to Salem's annual Townwide Yard Sale this weekend. See our special Salem yard sale section on page 4-5.

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Memorial Day Celebrations Hoosick Falls From morning till night on Monday, May 26, the solemnity of Memorial Day will be honored with parades, ceremonies, and other events in towns throughout the area. Wherever you reside, there is certain to be an observance nearby this weekend in which you can remember those who sacrificed for our country.

Memorial Day observances start early in Hoosick Falls on Monday, as the American Legion Honor Guard, the American Legion Auxiliary, and the Hoosick Falls High School Band line up at Wood Park to march to the Shop Street Bridge for a ceremony to honor those lost at sea. The Legion will fire a volley salute, followed

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by taps. A procession will follow to Wood Park to raise a new flay, after which wreaths will be placed at the World War I, World War II, Korean and Viet Nam monument. At 10 a.m. the Memorial Day Parade will step off. Grand Marshals will be past parade organizer Don Bogardus and his wife Esther. Following the parade, community members are asked to stay for a brief ceremony in Wood Park. After all the festivities, the public is welcome to gather at American Legion Post 40 for an open house. Voice of a Vet has made arrangements with the Hoosac School to provide a bus to transport veterans who would like to participate but are unable to walk. Contact Gail Smith at 6869888 if interested. Voice of a Vet is also sponsoring a cemetery walk at noon that day, to further honor the meaning of Memorial Day. The walk starts at the Community Alliance Church and moves to St. Mary’s and Maple Grove Cemeteries. Once there, participants will visit the grave sites of local servicemen, and hear commentaries on other local figures. Light refreshments will

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Granville In Granville, festivities begin at 8 a.m. on Monday, May 26 with a laying of the wreath ceremony at Granville High School. One hour later, the Daughters of the American Revolution ceremony will be held at Elmwood Cemetery in Middle Granville, followed by a similar ceremony at Mettowee Cemetery at 9:30 a.m. At 10 a.m., the parade will step off from the cemetery and stop at the Veterans Memorial Clock to lay a wreath. The procession will then continue down Main Street and stop at the bridge over the Mettowee River to honor Navy men who were lost at sea. It concludes at Veterans’ Park, where dignitaries will say a few words.

Argyle The Town of Argyle and the Argyle American Legion will present a Memorial Day Parade

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Valley Falls In Valley Falls, a Memorial Day ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. on the lawn of the Valley Falls Free Library at 42 State Street. The ceremony will include an invocation, flag raising, blessing of your flags, and honor guard/rifle squad, Taps, special music and benediction. Some seating will be available, but attendees are welcome to bring their own lawn chair. Light refreshments will be served. The event is free and open to all.

Ticonderoga Up at Fort Ticonderoga, the Annual Memorial Day Wreath Laying Ceremony will take place at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 26. All are welcome to march to the beat of Fort Ticonderoga’s Fife & Drum Corps, and step back into time to meet the soldiers of the American Revolution. The actual wreath laying will take place at noon. More information is available by calling the Fort at 518-585CONTINUED

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and Memorial Service at 10 a.m. on Monday, May 26. The parade will start from the village's north end, followed by the service at post quarters on Route 40. For further details, call Walt Caprood at 518-5314174.

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Salem Salem has two events planned for Memorial Day weekend. On Saturday, May 24 from noon to 1 p.m., the Salem Volunteer Fire Department's annual chicken barbecue and bake sale will take place. Take-outs only are available. Call Jeremy Gillis at 518-681-2746 or stop by Salem Hardware and Supply, A&J Agway, or Main Street Diner for tickets, which cost $10. Meanwhile, the town wide tag sale will be Saturday and Sunday, May 24 and 25, with a rain date, May 31 and June 1.

Hartford Hartford’s Memorial Day celebrations kick off from 1 to 5 p.m. on Monday, May 26, with a chicken barbecue served at the United Methodist Church in Hartford. This is a take-out of eat-outside event, and costs $9 for adults, $5 for children under 12, and $5 for a half-chicken. Picnic tables will be available, and crafts and plants will be sold as well. At 6 p.m. on Memorial Day in Hartford, the town’s Memorial Day Parade steps off from the Hartford Central School. The parade will proceed north up County Route 23 and end at the Town Barn. Participating in the parade are several state and national candidates, including NY21 Congressional District candidates Matt Doheny (Rep.), Elise Stefanik (Rep.), Aaron Woolf (Dem.) and Matt Funiciello (Green). State candidates marching are Democrat Carrie Woerner and Republican Steve Stallmer, both vying for the 113th Assembly District seat. President Lincoln will recite the Gettysburg Address. Attendees are asked to bring a non-perishable food item to donate to the Hartford Food Pantry. Volunteers will collect the food along the parade route. In addition, New York’s last remaining Civil War Enlistment Center at 55 Main Street will be open to visitors.

Greenwich The village of Greenwich will hold its Memorial Day Parade on the traditional Memorial Day, May 30. At 6 p.m. on Friday, May 30, the parade, sponsored by VFW Post 7291 and American Legion Post 515, will step off from the bridge at Washington Street, and continue on to Wilson Street. This year’s Grand Marshal is Doug Couser, a veteran who served two tours in the Viet Nam War.

The parade concludes at the VFW Post on Abeel Avenue. Following the parade, there will be a ceremony at the Post featuring guest speaker Dan Severson. The names of those on the VFW Post memorial will be read. The ceremony will close with a Color Guard rifle salute and the playing of Taps. After the ceremony, all are welcome to join the VFW in their pavilion for refreshments.

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Ghost Tours LAKE GEORGE "Ghost Tours" of Fort William Henry during the summer will be held from May 8 to June 30, Friday and Saturday nights at 7:30 p.m. Cost: Adults $15.95, Seniors $12.95 and Children ages 5 to 12 $7.95. Reservations are required for tours. Space is limited. To make a reservation, call 518-9646649. For more details, please call 518-668-5471. u

Events Dining with Diabetes Salem SALEM Salem has two events

SCHUYLERVILLE Four classes for people with diabetes and their family members will be held on Fridays, from May 23 to June 13, at 1 p.m. in St. Stephan's Episcopal Church in Schuylerville. Sponsored by Cornell Cooperative Extension, the four classes are free. For details, call Diane Whitten at 518-885-8995. u

Art Opening GLENS FALLS A reception for the opening of LARAC’s Annual Member Show at Lapham Gallery will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, May 23. Almost 100 works of fine art and craft will be displayed at the gallery until June 27. Live music will be performed by the duo Stories Told: Gary Moon and Alice Hausman. The event also features a wine tasting and a ceremony honoring John Cifone, recipient of LARAC’s Founders’ Award. Information: www.larac.org. u

Spring Gala CAMBRIDGE “The Rites of Spring” gala and silent auction will be held at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 23 at Hubbard Hall in Cambridge. The dinner will be catered by Spoonful Kitchen and Catering, music will be by The Leah Carroll Band, and for information on tickets and other details, visit www.hubbardhall.org. u

Rockwell Grandchild MANCHESTER Daisy Rockwell, granddaughter of Norman, will present her novel, "Taste," at Northshire Bookstore in Manchester at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 23. For details, call 802-362-3565, ext.154

planned for Memorial Day weekend: Salem Volunteer Fire Department's annual chicken barbecue and bake sale will be noon to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 24. Take-outs only. Call Jeremy Gillis at 518-681-2746 or stop by Salem Hardware and Supply, A&J Agway, or Main Srteet Diner. Tickets: $10.00. Meanwhile, the town wide tag sale will be Saturday and Sunday, May 24 and 25, with a rain date, May 31 and June 1. u

Student Art SALEM Exciting student artwork will be displayed at regular times and days at North Main Gallery in Salem from Saturday, May 24 through Saturday, June 7. A 3 to 6 p.m. art party will be held on Saturday, June 7. For details, call 518-854-3406 or www.artinsalem.com/northmaingallery. u

Folk Music Fest BALLSTON SPA The GottaGetGon family folk music festival will take place from 8 p.m. on Friday, May 23 to Sunday, May 25 at the Saratoga County Fairgrounds on Prospect Street in Ballston Spa. Featured performers are Gina Forsyth, The Murphy Beds, Molly Andrews and Michael Jerome Browne. Bring your own instrument if you play or just sit back and enjoy. Ticket information: www.pickingandsinging.org.

Saturday24 Green Thumb WARRENSBURGH The 16th annual Green Thumb Perennial Swap, sponsored by Warrensburgh Beautification

Inc., will take place Saturday, May 24 from 8 a.m. to noon in Warrensburgh Mills Historic District. Bring plants in any size or shape container, and exchange for ones of equal size or value. For details, call Teresa Whalen at 518-466-5497 or e-mail at taawhalen@yahoo.com. u

Equine Open House ARYGLE Double L Stable Equine Rescue and Sanctuary at 9 Tilford Rd. in Arygle will hold a Spring "Drop In, Drop Off Open House" from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 24. Meet the horses, and bring bottles, cans or empty ink printer cartridges for recycling. Any item of use, such as a bale of hay or bag of grain, is welcome. Free to attend, but donations are welcome. Information: 518-638-6929 or manemare04@aol.com. u

Salem Sales SALEM The entire town of Salem is the place to be this weekend, as the town puts on its annual Town-Wide Tag Sale on Saturday and Sunday, May 24 and 25. Residents throughout the town will offer tag sales with great bargains, and there are other great events happening as well. From 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 24, the Friends of Bancroft Library will hold their annual food and plant sale in front of Proudfit Hall and Bancroft Library. Those wishing to donate books may do so earlier in the day from 8 to 9 a.m. The Battenkill Kitchen, now part of Salem's Courthouse Community Center, will also take part in the town-wide

garage sale on Saturday, May 24, offering a range of merchandise. Donations may be dropped off at the kitchen between 9 a.m. and noon on May 24. For details, call 518-854-3032. Meanwhile, from noon to 1 p.m. on May 24, the Salem Volunteer Fire Department hosts its annual Chicken BBQ and Bake Sale at the firehouse. The barbecue is take-out only. Tickets can be purchased in advance by calling Jeremy Gillis at 518-681-2746 or by stopping at Salem Hardware & Supply, A&J Agway, or Main Street Diner. Tickets cost $10 each. u

Tag Sale HOOSICK FALLS The annual Hoosick Falls Village-wide Tag Sale, organized by HAYC3, will be held Saturday, 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 more information, call 518686-9050. u CONTINUED

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Main Street Fire Department Chicken Bar-B-Q Main Street “Clean Out The Barn Sale” 93 West Broadway Storage Units Family Tag Sale 11 Cato Street Salem Courthouse Battenkill Kitchen Sale (around in the back) Blanchard Street ~ Various Family Tag Sales 22 East Broadway ~ McCartee’s Barn Main Street ~ Faerydale’s Consignment Shop ~ Lots inside and out Main Street Grand Opening of the Salem’s Farmers Market with live entertainment Main Street ~ Laura’s Flower and Garden Shop. Park Place Porch Sale Friends of the Salem Library Bake and Plant Sale 36 East Broadway ~ Family Lawn Sale. Main Street ~ Jackson Traders ~ Lots for Sale inside and out State Route 22 Battenkill Woods ~ Huge Multi-Family Sale


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Saturday Books GRANVILLE Each Saturday from 10 to noon at Granville's Pember Library, $1 hardcovers and 25-cent paperbacks can be bought. Children’s books are 10 cents. There are also puzzles and games. For details, call 518642-2132. u

PAWLET Tickets will be sold at 9 a.m., Saturday, May 24 at Lake's Lampshades in Pawlet Village for "An evening with Rusty DeWees, The Logger." That appearance will be at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, June 17 in The Pawlet Town Hall Theatre, and is a fundraiser to save Mach’s General Store. With only 120 tickets, they will be sold on a first-come, first-serve basis. Please come in person, using cash or checks only. For details, call Judy Lake at 802-325-6308. (Not suitable for children.) u

GRANVILLE The Basket Party and Bake Sale of Granville Hook and Ladder Company will feature four hours of events from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., including 50/50, largeitem raffle, food and refreshments and more. For details, call 518-642-2401. u

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ARGYLE A 5K Run/Walk will be held at Argyle Central School on Saturday, May 24, with a start time of 10 a.m. For details on other planned events, call Susan Passaro at 518-638-8243 or Daryn Hutchings at 638-8511. u

GRANVILLE A benefit basket party for five-year-old Austin Naylor, battling muscular dystrophy, will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 24 in Happy Daze Pub on Main Street in Granville. The event will feature lotto, a raffle, baked goods, 50-cents a scoop ice cream and more. For details, call 518-388-5356. u

Hike Schedule STILLWATER Saratoga National Historical Park announces its schedule of guided nature hikes: 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Saturdays, May 24, June 7 and June 21. Meet at the Visitor Center then caravan to the park sites featured that day. For details, call the visitor center at 518-670-2985, check the park website at www.nps.gov/ sara, or follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/saratoganhp. u

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Birthday Parrot GRANVILLE A birthday bash honoring Barnyard, a yellownaped Amazon parrot, will be held from noon to 1 p.m. at Pember Library and Museum of Natural History on West Main Street in Granville on Saturday, May 24. A full sheet cake will be served and a plush parrot toy is the door prize. A parrot slide-show will be shown. For details, call 518-642-1515 or

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Ghost Tours LAKE GEORGE "Ghost Tours" of Fort William Henry during the summer will be held from May 8 to June 30, Friday and Saturday nights at 7:30 p.m. Cost: Adults $15.95, Seniors $12.95 and Children ages 5 to 12 $7.95. Reservations are required for tours. Space is limited. To make a reservation, call 518-9646649. For more details, please call 518-668-5471. u

Fort House Sale FORT EDWARD Old Fort House Museum in Fort Edward will hold a garage, book, estate and plant sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at its headquarters on 25 to 29 Broadway, Fort Edward on Saturday, May 24. For details, call 518-747-9600 or email oldfort@localnet.com. u

Variety Show FORT EDWARD The Little Theater on the Farm, 27 Plum Road, will present “A Little Bit of Everything” musical variety show at 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 24. Featured performers include John Muller, Lucas Garrett, and Jason Irwin, playing music ranging from blues to rock. Tickets are $8 adults and $5 for students and seniors. 50/50 raffle refreshments will be available. Information: littletheater27.org or 518-747-3421.

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SCOOP Sunday25 Firemen's breakfast The Wells Volunteer Fire Department will host an all you can eat breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, May 25. The menu will include pancakes, eggs, sausage, toast and beverages. The cost is $6 for adults and proceeds will benefit the department. u

Holiday Pancakes SALEM A holiday weekend pancake breakfast will be served from 7 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, May 25 in the Salem Fish and Game Club on Route 29. Tickets will be sold at the door. For details, call Bill at 518677-3384 or Kevin at 518-222-3448. u

Cambridge Market CAMBRIDGE The Cambridge Valley Farmers' Market will begin its 2014 season from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 25 in the park across from the Cambridge Hotel.

Monday26 Hoosick Memorial Day HOOSICK FALLS The Hoosick Falls Memorial Day Parade will start at 10 a.m. on Monday, May 26. There will be two memorial services prior to the parade and a final service in Woods Park after the parade, followed by an open house at The American Legion. For details on all four events, call Gail Smith at 518-686-9888. Grand Marshalls are Don Bogardus and his wife, Esther. u

Memorial Parade ARGYLE A Memorial Day Parade and Memorial Service will be conducted by the Town of Argyle and Argyle American Legion at 10 a.m. on Monday, May 26, with the parade starting from the village's north end, followed by the service at post quarters on Route 40. For details, call Walt Caprood at 518531-4174. u

Senior Bake Sale SALEM The Salem Seniors will sponsor a bake sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday, May 26 in Proudfit Hall in Salem. On this Memorial Day, come and enjoy a variety of cakes, cookies and breads for sale.

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TICONDEROGA Annual Memorial Day Wreath Laying Ceremony at Fort Ticonderoga, 11 a.m. March to the beat of Fort Ticonderoga’s Fife & Drum Corps, and step back into time to meet the soldiers of the American Revolution. Wreath laying at noon. Call 518-585-2821 or visit www.fort-ticonderoga. org. u

GREENWICH Seventy Main and Align Again Yoga will start a six-week meditation course for adults, couples and teens, starting Tuesday, April 22. The lessons will be held each Tuesday from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Seventy Main in Greenwich. Register in advance at info@ seventymain.com or call 518692-7041. Non-driving teens must come with an adult. u

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HOOSICK FALLS The lost meaning of Memorial Day will be recalled during a cemetery walk from noon to 1 p.m. on Monday, May 26, starting from Community Alliance Church and moving to St. Mary’s and Maple Grove Cemeteries. There, participants will visit grave sites of local servicemen, plus hear commentaries on other local figures. Sponsored by Voice of a Vet, Hoosick Township Historical Society, Heroes at Home and the American Legion, the event will serve light refreshments. For details, call 518-686-3269 u

Chicken Barbecue HARTFORD A Memorial Day chicken barbecue will be served from 1 to 5 p.m. on Monday, May 26th, with take-out or eat-outside only from United Methodist Church in Hartford. Cost is as follows: $9 for adults; $5, under 12; $5, half-chicken only. Picnic tables will be available, and food, crafts and plants will be sold.

Tuesday27 Steak Dinner GREENWICH The Greenwich Elks Lodge will host a Strip Steak Dinner from 5 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 27 at the Lodge, corner of Bulson Road and Route 40. Dinners are $12 for adults; chicken tenders and fries for kids will be $6. Call 6922061 for reservations, since the event always sells out. u

SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville Library Book Club will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 27 in the library to discuss “Handmaid’s Tale” by Margaret Atwood. For details, call 518-695-6641. u

Movie Night SALEM The Bancroft Public Library will host their Monthly Movie Night at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 27. This month’s film is the classic western “High Noon.” The event is free and open to the public; bring your own snacks or drinks.

Wednesday28 Artful Afternoons GLENS FALLS The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren Street., Glens Falls, N.Y. Drop in between 1:30 and 4:30 p.m. to visit galleries and museums, followed by a themed art activity for ages 5 to 14. Free. 518-7921761, ext. 340. www.hydecollection.org. u

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Horseshoe League VICTORY The Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club will start its horseshow league at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 22 at its club house in Victory. Cost is $40 for the season. Please sign up for an every-Tuesday commitment. The league steak roast is planned for August 16. For details, call Ed Bennett at 518222-5969 or Cathy Bennett at 518788-6388. u

Music Workshop GLENS FALLS Neil Tatar will lead an Improvisational Music Playshop at LARAC’s Lapham Gallery at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 28. The event is free and open to the public. Lapham Gallery is located at 7 Lapham Place in Glens Falls. For more information call 518-798-1144 ext. 2. u Gospel Bluegrass FORT EDWARD On Wednesday, May 28 at 7 p.m, an Old-Time Country and Bluegrass Gospel Music Revue will be hosted by The Bluebillies at the Little Theater on the Farm, Plum Road, Fort Edward. Others performing include Brian Jiguer, Jim Gaudet and The Railroad Boys; and Third Generation. Tickets are $8 general admission and $5 for seniors and students. Refreshments and a 50/50 drawing will be available. u

Elvis Festival LAKE GEORGE The 11th Annual Lake George Elvis Festival will take place at venues around Lake George from May 28 to June 1.Opening ceremonies at Shepard Park on May 28; shows at the Lake George Forum. For more information visit: www.lakegeorgeelvisfest.

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Thursday29 Financial Fraud class SALEM Glens Falls National Bank will host a free seminar about senior financial fraud entitled “Financial Fraud against Seniors: How to Protect Yourself ” at 1 p.m. on Thursday, May 29 in the Salem Courthouse Community Center on East Broadway. The 30 minute session will cover the most common ways seniors are exploited or targeted for fraud, as well as tips and red flags to help you avoid becoming a victim. Seniors, their family members and caregivers are welcome to attend. “We are seeing more scams and fraud aimed specifically at seniors,” said Thomas J. Murchpy, president and CEO. “By hosting these sessions, we want to educate seniors in our community about these schemes as well as how they can protect themselves.” To RSVP, contact Salem Branch Manager Rose Ann Savage at 518-854-3500 or rsavage@arrowbank.com. u

Haynes House Talk GRANVILLE A talk explaining operation of Haynes House of Hope, a comfort home for the terminally ill, will be given at 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 29 at 6:00 p.m. at Pember Library on 33 West Main Street in Granville. For details, call 518-642-2525. CONTINUED

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free workshop series on how to “tell your own story” at the Salem Courthouse Community Center. Storytellers and educators Margaret French and Betty Cassidy will lead the group on Wednesdays from 6 to 8 p.m. on May 28, June 4, 11 and 18. On June 18, participants will perform their won story. All ages are welcome. To pre-register, call 518-854-7053. u

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Bluegrass Round-Up GALWAY The annual Bluegrass Round-Up of the Adirondack Bluegrass League will be held from Friday through Sunday, May 30, 31 and June 1. The event starts at 1 p.m. on Friday, May 20, at McConchie's Heritage Acres Campground in Galway. Nineteen local bands will be featured, along with a bake sale, raffles and a guitar raffle. For details, call either 518-882-6605 or 518-221-6231.

Friday30 Recipe to Market Workshop SALEM A Recipe to Market Introductory Workshop will be held at the Battenkill Kitchen at the Salem Courthouse. The workshop will provide future food entrepreneurs with knowledge of critical issues needing consideration before launching a food manufacturing business. Cost is $60. To register, call 518828-3346. u

Math with 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. u

Dining with Diabetes SCHUYLERVILLE Four classes for people with diabetes and their family members will be held on Fridays, from May 23 to June 13, at 1 p.m. in St. Stephan's Episcopal Church in Schuylerville. Sponsored by Cornell Cooperative Extension, the four classes are free. For details, call Diane Whitten at 518-885-8995. u

Ghost Tours LAKE GEORGE "Ghost Tours" of Fort William Henry during the summer will be held from May 8 to June 30, Friday and Saturday nights at 7:30 p.m. Cost: Adults $15.95, Seniors $12.95 and Children ages 5 to 12 $7.95. Reservations are required for tours. Space is limited. To make a reservation, call 518-9646649. For more details, please call 518-668-5471.

Saturday31 Safe Bowhunt HARTFORD A bow hunter safety education course will be offered on May 31 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Hilltop Archery in Hartford. Space is limited. You must pre-register and pick up a manual in advance. Call 518-632-5430 before May 23 for details. u

Food Workshop SALEM Good Manufacturing Practices for the production of acidified (pickled) foods workshop will be held at the Battenkill Kitchen at the Salem

Courthouse. The workshop will provide hands-on practical training designed to provide current and future small processors with the basic elements needed to understand the main processing steps and record keeping to safely manufacture specialty food products for the marketplace. Cost is $60. To register, call 518-828-3346. u

Spring Fair LAKE GEORGE A spring fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 31 at St James' Episcopal Church, 172 Ottawa Street, Lake George. Vendors with specialty items, handmade crafts, a handmade quilt, annual and perennial plants, soup, chili, sandwiches and beverages will be offered. For details, call St James' Church at 518-6682001. u

ter, call 518-885-8995 by May 23. u

Saturday Books GRANVILLE Each Saturday from 10 to noon at Granville's Pember Library, $1 hardcovers and 25-cent paperbacks can be bought. Children’s books are 10 cents. There are also puzzles and games. For details, call 518642-2132. u

Sign-up Starts SALEM Registrations for the 2014 Salem Youth Football and Cheerleading season will start on Saturday, May 31, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Salem's Proudfit Hall. For details, call Jessica Barrett at 518-321-6835 or Andrea Harrington at 232-0784. Registration will next meet held on Sunday, June 8 from 9 a.m. to noon, again at Proudfit Hall. u

Library Open House Toy Duck Race HOOSICK FALLS Cheney Library in Hoosick Falls will host a 10 a.m. open house on May 31 to celebrate renovation of a basement room into a beautiful and fun Children's Room. Everyone is welcome to attend and view the renovations. For details, call 518-686-9401. u

Meat Meeting MILTON Cornell Cooperative Extension of Saratoga County will host a venison meat preparation workshop from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 31 at its 4-H Training Center at 556 Middleline Road in Milton. Cost is $10 per person. Advanced registration is required. To regis-

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HOOSICK FALLS The first annual "Quack," a toy duck race down a quarter-mile of the Waloomsac River, will be held from noon to 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 31, sponsored by Brown's Brewery, 50 Factory Hill Road, Hoosick Falls., N.Y. The event benefits St. Mary's Academy. Ducks will be $10 each; 3 for $20. First place, $1,000; second, $250; third, $100.00. Ducks launch at 5:30pm, and there are games, good food and the sounds of Three's Harmony. For details, call St. Mary's at 518-686-4314. u

Battenkill Fest GREENWICH The fourth annual “The Battenkill Runs Through It Beach, Music and Food Festival” will take place on Saturday, May 31 from 1 to 6 p.m. at the Greenwich Town Beach, just north of the village on Route 29. The event is presented by the Battenkill Conservancy. Musicians slated to perform include Bob Warren and Joy Mackenzie, who will offer a sneak preview of their new album, the Saratoga Fiddlers Club, the Roadhouse Rhythm & Blues Band, and HEARD, a world jazz ensemble playing upbeat, global influences from Africa, Brazil and beyond. Music will be accompanied by great food for people of all ages and tastes. Festival goers will be treated to the Battenkill Picnic Plate, featuring food from the best area restaurants including Boneyard BBQ, Spoonful Kitchen & Catering, The Village Café, 111, Dish, Healthy Living Market and more. The festival will open with a color guard ceremony performed by members of the Greenwich VFW. The event also features fly fishing demos, kayak rides and kid friendly activities. Ticket price is $12, and includes all music, food and water activities. For more information, visit www.battenkillconservancy.org. u

Art Opening CAMBRIDGE A new exhibit “A Closer Look” Fiber Art by Charlene Leary will have its opening reception on Saturday, May 31 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Valley Artisans Market’s Small Gallery, 25 East Main St., Cambridge. The exhibit will be

on view through June 25. For more information, call 518-6772765. u

Ghost Tours LAKE GEORGE "Ghost Tours" of Fort William Henry during the summer will be held from May 8 to June 30, Friday and Saturday nights at 7:30 p.m. Cost: Adults $15.95, Seniors $12.95 and Children ages 5 to 12 $7.95. Reservations are required for tours. Space is limited. To make a reservation, call 518-9646649. For more details, please call 518-668-5471.

Sunday1 Brunch & Fashion Show TROY The New York Chapter of Moms Against MS will host a Mother-Daughter Brunch and Fashion Show from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 1 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Troy. For more information, visit momsagainstms-ny.com. u

Fun Day HARTFORD Hartford Central School Parent Teacher Association’s 5th annual family and community “Fun Day” will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 1 on school grounds. Included are a bounce house, games, concession, Zumba, vendors and crafters. If you are an interested vendor or crafter, email hartfordpta@ gmail.com.facebook/hartfordpta. u

Wildlife Festival WILTON A Wildlife Festival will be presented by the Wilton Wildlife Preserve & Park at Historic Camp Saratoga on Scout Road in Gansevoort on Sunday, June 1 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. All are welcome to take part in the event, which features nature walks, live animal pro grams, and hands-on fun. The first brood of Karner blue butterflies will be hatching and the wild blue lupine will be in bloom. At 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., and 1:30 p.m., Beth Bidwell will present live animal programs with live hawks and owls. Other animal programs will feature reptiles and amphibians. In the pond exploration events, volunteers will be on hand with dip nets to help people discover the animals that live there. Search and Rescue Dogs from Lower Adirondack Search and Rescue will hold demonstrations throughout the festival. Wildlife Biologist for NYS DEC Kathy O’Brien will lead hourly walks starting at 10:15 a.m. to explore the Saratoga Sandplains Habitiat Restoration area. Other ongoing events starting at 11 a.m. include craft activities such as beaded dragonflies and banner painting. During the festival, the Donald A. Collins Memorial Fire Observer’s Cabin will be open, along with the Cornell Hill Fire Tower. From 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., festival goers will be able to purchase hamburgers, veggie burgers, hot dogs and cold drinks at the BBQ pit. The festival takes place rain or shine. For more information, call 450-0321 or visit www.wiltonpreserve.org.


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