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The annual Greenwich Memorial Day Parade will take place tonight, Friday May 30, at 6 p.m. Following the parade there will be a special ceremony at the VFW Post with Dan Severson as guest speaker. See inside.

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A full weekend of exciting events is on tap for the 14th Annual Cambridge Valley Balloon Festival kicking off next Friday and lasting throughout the weekend. The first launch will take place between 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. at the Cambridge Central School on Rte. 22. See all the details inside and our special two page Balloon Fest section.

Come to the Talent Show Former CBS 6 news anchor Jerry Greetzinger will be the master of ceremonies at the 11th Annual Talent Showcase coming to the Fort Salem Theater on June 7. See all the details inside.

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The Fourth Annual "Battenkill River Runs Through It" Beach and Music Festival returns to the banks of the Battenkill this Saturday in Greenwich. Folks can enjoy music, fly fishing, fly-tying demonstrations, kayak and canoe rides and more. Also, area restaurants will be serving their most popular dishes. See all the delectable details inside.

The first-ever "Quack", toy duck race down the Walloomsac River will be held on Saturday. First place duck wins $1,000! See all the details inside.


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Battenkill Fest this weekend The Greenwich Town Beach will be the place to be on this weekend, as the fourth annual “The Battenkill Runs Through It Beach, Music and Food Festival” takes place on Saturday, May 31 from 1 to 6 p.m. 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

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best area restaurants including Boneyard BBQ, Spoonful Kitchen & Catering, The Village Café, 111, Dish, Healthy Living Market and more. New this year, kayakers and canoeists who paddle upstream to the festival will receive the Battenkill Picnic Plate for free with entry of just $6. The Battenkill Conservancy is encouraging people to launch a kayak or canoe at the Rock Street Park in the village of Greenwich and paddle the short distance to the Town Beach. While the route entails paddling upstream, the current is usually light, said organizers. The festival will open with a color guard ceremony performed by members of the



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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

SALEM Friday and Saturday, May 30 and 31, the Shoppe Off Broadway thrift store in Salem will hold a Bag Sale in which shoppers can purchase a bag filled with clothing items of their choice for only one dollar. In celebration of its 10th anniversary, the Shoppe is also holding a raffle for 10 special items that have been purchased.

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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

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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

Memorial Day Parade 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. CONTINUED

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Artist Reception SARATOGA SPRINGS National Museum of Dance will host at 6 p.m., Friday, May 30 a reception for an exhibit entitled "Dance Magic: The Photography of Richard Calmes." This exhibit is part of the annual Art in the Foyer Program, highlighting dance-inspired, fine art. Free to the public, for details on the event call 518-584-2225, ext. 3001 or email u

Trio Performs BENNINGTON The "Three Graces," consisting of Deena Chappell, Lisa Carton and Tracey Forest, will sing at the Stark Hose Fire House at 7 p.m., Friday, May 30. The group encourages audience members to "sing along." Art Lindemanis will be on lead guitar; Mowgli Gianitti on stand-up bass. The Donation for this bring-yourown-cushion event is $10 to $15, or whatever one can afford. u

Young Rescuers JOHNSONVILLE The Johnsonville Rescue Squad recently formed a Junior Corps for young people ages 12 to 18. Their first meeting will be at 7 p.m. on Friday May 30th. Parents need to attend with their child for the first meeting. Please call Louise at 518-4913947. 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

Bottle drive ARGYLE The Argyle Youth Commission will host a bottle drive from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on

Saturday, May 31, at the Argyle ball fields. There will be a trailer where folks can deposit their bottle and arrangements can made be to have bottles picked up by calling 692-7043. The event will be held rain or shine and the youth commission will receive $.06 per returnable. 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

Library Open House 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. Please come and celebrate with us. 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 register, 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

Duck Race HOOSICK FALLS The first annual "Quack," a toy duck race down a quarter-mile of the Walloomsac River, will be held from noon to 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 31. The event is sponsored by B r o w n ' s Brewery, 50 Factory Hill Road, Hoosick Falls., N.Y. Ducks will be sold for $10 each, or three ducks for $20. The first place duck will win $1,000, second place $250 and third place $100. In addition to the race, the event will also feature carnival games, carnival food, and live entertainment. The ducks will be launched at 5:30 p.m. While playing games and eating some great food, guests can enjoy the sounds of Three’s Harmony, which consists of Krissi, Sherri and Wayne. The duck race benefits St. Mary’s Academy. For more information, call the school 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. Ticket price is $12, and includes all music, food and water activities. For more information, visit 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

Eagle Bridge Steaks EAGLE BRIDGE A Tri-Tip Steak Barbecue of take-out only will be served up from 4 p.m. until sold out on Saturday, May 31 from Eagle Bridge United Methodist Church on Route 67.

Tickets cost $10. For details, call 518-686-9845. u

Pizza and Wings VICTORY MILLS Pizza and Wings will be served at the Victory Mills Fire Department from 4 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, May 31, with both eat-in or carry-out. Last call is 7 p.m. Place your order at 518-695-6623 after 2 p.m. 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. u

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will present renowned Scottish singer Jean Redpath in concert at 8 p.m. on Saturday, May 31. Back in 1977, the first concert ever presented by Hubbard Hall was with Jean Redpath. She retur ns to Cambridge to once again share her vast repertoire of both traditional and contemporary material. Redpath delights in illustrating the quirks of the Scottish character in song and story, assuring an entertaining, enlightening and moving experience. Garrison Keillor said of Redpath “She has a fierce devotion to the music, as a Scot and as an artist. Everything she most deeply feels and believes in…comes out in these songs.” Tickets for the concert are $22 for adults, $20 for Hubbard Hall members and $15 for students. They may be purchased in advance at www.hubbardhall. org or by calling 518-677-2495 on weekday afternoons. Any remaining tickets will be available at the door at 7:30 p.m. the night of the show.

Sunday1 Squad Breakfast JOHNSONVILLE The Johnsonville Rescue Squad located on 4 River Rd. will hold their monthly breakfast from 7:30 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, June 1. Cost is adults, $6; children 5-12, $3. Menu is traditional. For details, call 518-753-9549. u

Creek Restoration SHUSHAN Dionondehowa Wildlife Sanctuary is seeking volunteers to help with the Creek Restoration Project on Sunday, June 1, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. This year's work involves removal of invasive honeysuckle bushes along the Creek corridor. Lunch will be provided to volunteers. To sign up, phone 518-854-7764. u

Brunch and 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 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@ 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 u

Blessing of the Bikes SALEM The Salem United Methodist Church will host the Seventh Annual Blessing of the Bikes at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 1. The Blessing will be followed by a free lunch and ride. This is a non-denominational event, and all bikers, bikes, and the public are welcome. A freewill offering will be passed to benefit Hugs for Heroes. Information: 518-854-3517. u

Car Show GREENWICH The Greenwich Economic Development Group will hold a car show from noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 1 at the Greenwich VFW at 63 Abeel Avenue. The VFW Post will have sau-

sages, hamburgers, hot dogs and more available for pur chase, as well as beverages. Proceeds from food will go to the VFW Post. The show also features fun games for adults and children, as well as raffles, a 50/50 drawing and door prizes. Music will be procided by Happy Days Again DJ Service. Awards will be given for People’s Choice, Top 25, most likely to get pulled over, Firemen’s Choice and longest distance traveled. Winners will be announced at 3:30 p.m. Registration is $10 per car. Donation of a nonperishable food item cuts the fee in half. Food items benefit Comfort Food Community Greenwich Food Pantry. For details, email u

“Leaves," by artist Elana Mark will be available.

Monday2 Volunteers Needed SARATOGA The Saratoga National Cemetery Honor Guard Association is seeking volunteers. Members must be active duty, reservists, national guard, or honorably discharged veterans. Proof of eligibility required. For information, go to or email u

Strawberry Celebration EASTON The Easton Neighbors will celebrate everything strawberry at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, June 2 at the Easton United Methodist Church.

Bring your favorite strawberry dish, table service and beverage, along with any memory of growing strawberries. Info:

Tuesday3 Gavin Park Tennis WILTON Tennis Lessons at Gavin Park in Wilton will be held at the following times and dates: Lessons are Tuesdays and Thursdays from June 3 to 19. Beginner lessons are from 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. and Beyond the Basics from 7:00-8:00 pm. Required is a minimum of 6 and a maximum of 12 per group. Pre-register by June 2 For information, call 518-584-9455. u CONTINUED

Country Dances SCHUYLERVILLE Country Round and Square Dance Association will hold a buffet, meeting and dance from 12:30 to 5 p.m. in Old Saratoga American Legion on Clancy Street in Schuylerville on Sunday, June 1. Please bring a dish to share. Music is by Old Time Country. Cost is adults, $5; 6 to 17, $2; under 6, free. For details, call Linda at 518-638-8905 or Sandy at 518-824-3719. u

Old Fort House Museum FORT EDWARD Old Fort House Museum, 29 Broadway. Museum Hours are 1:00 to 5:00 daily, June through August, Closed July 4 and Labor Day. Museum admission is $ 5 for adults. Members and children under 18 are FREE. For details about hours during the rest of the year, call 518-747-9600 or u

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Blake McKee Joins Carmody Ford Sales Team Carmody Ford announced today the addition of Blake McKee to the dealership’s sales team. Blake McKee is from White Creek and brings his enthusiasm and passion for great customer service to Carmody Ford. “We are thrilled Blake has joined our group and will be helping our dealership address the needs of our customers. We’re especially thankful for our community’s support over the years so we can continue to grow as a business and we look forward to the significant contributions he will make in helping Carmody Ford remain a valuable source for new and Certified Pre-Owned vehicles and fantastic service,” said John Carmody. “I’m both thrilled and honored to join Carmody Ford, one of the best businesses in Greenwich,” said Blake. “I look forward to working with our team to make this great dealership even stronger.” Carmody Ford Inc. employs about 25 people and has been in Greenwich for 53 years.

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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.

Wednesday4 Story Hour SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville Public Library holds preschool story hour at 10 a.m. each Wednesday and Thursday. All are welcome to attend. For details, call 518- 6956641. u

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. u

The Examined Life MANCHESTER Philosophy Scholar Susanne Claxton will discuss how self-examination contributes to a richer life in First Congregational Church in Manchester on June 4 at 7:00 p.m. Her talk, “The Examined Life,” is part of the Vermont Humanities Council’s First Wednesdays lecture series and is free and open to the public. For more information, call 802362-2607 or 802-262-2626. u

Summer Sign Up HOOSICK FALLS St. Mary's Academy Elementary in Hoosick Falls is now accepting applications for its Eagles Nest summer program. The program will be offered daily from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., beginning June 23 and ending August 22. Cost for five days a week is $120. For details, call Principal Maureen Daurio at 518-686-4314 or email mjdauriosma@gmail. com.

Thursday5 Story Hour SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville Public Library holds preschool story hour at 10 a.m. each Wednesday and Thursday. All are welcome to attend. For details, call 518- 6956641. u

Veterans' Lunch QUEENSBURY Adirondack Chapter 60, Korean War Veterans Association will hold its June luncheon and meeting at noon on Thursday, June 5 at Bogey's Restaurant at Bay Meadows Golf Club on 31 Cronin Road in Queensbury. Veterans of all wars, spouses, widows and friends are invited to attend. To reserve, call Patti and Gene Slavin at 518-793-2358 by June 3. u

Comfort Care Talk PAWLET Haynes House of Hope will explain itself at noon on Thursday, June 5 in Pawlet Public Library, 141 School Street, with staffers describing the workings of the Granvillebased comfort care home for the terminally ill. Participants are encouraged to bring their lunch to this free event. For details, call Karen Filkins-Sanders at 518-642-8155 or Pawlet Public Library Director Melissa Palulis at 802-325-3123. u

Benefit Dinner WEST FORT ANN A spaghetti dinner to benefit kids going to summer camp will be served, starting at 4:30 p.m., at West Fort Ann United Methodist Church on Copeland Pond Road in Fort Ann on Thursday, June 5. The menu includes salad, bread, beverage and cake. For details, call 518-793-0969 u

Balloon Festival CAMBRIDGE The Cambridge Valley Balloon Festival is scheduled for June 6, 7 and 8. The Cambridge Valley Chamber of Commerce has put together four launches of 10 hot air balloons on Friday and Saturday nights and Saturday and Sunday mornings. All launches take place at the Cambridge Central School on Route 22. Evening launches typically occur between 6:30-7:30 p.m.; morning launches between 5:30-6:30 a.m. Also enjoy a fantastic fireworks display on Friday night at the Cambridge Guest Home Park on South Union Street.

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

Balloon Festival CAMBRIDGE The skies over Cambridge will be filled with colorful balloons this weekend, as the 14th Annual Cambridge Valley Balloon Festival lifts off on Friday, June 6 at 7 p.m. The festival, presented by the Cambridge Valley Chamber of Commerce, continues on Saturday and Sunday, June 7 and 8. After the initial launch at 7 p.m. on Friday at the Cambridge Center School, a fantastic fireworks display will take place later in the evening at the Cambridge Guest Home on South Union Street. Saturday’s first launch 10 hot air balloon is around 5:30 a.m. at the school. Later in the day,

The Chamber will hold a “Taste of Cambridge” at the Cambridge Guest Home, featuring food from local producers and restaurants. The Saturday evening flight will take place at 7 p.m. After dark, the annual Moon Glow will take place. This spectacular night time display of tethered hot air balloons illuminated to music is a festival favorite. The final flight will take place at 5:30 a.m., followed by the Pilots’ Breakfast. Throughout the weekend, local organizations will have activities at the school including rides, carnival games, food vendors and sporting events. The village itself will have craft fairs, farmers’ markets, museum tours, concerts, a car show and gallery events all weekend. While at the festival, be sure to check out the 2014 artwork. Lake Luzerne artist Lynn Benevento has created the official festival painting, which features church, covered bridge, historical house and seven balloons. The original painting is on display in the Chamber office at 13 West Main Street,

and prints are available at Battenkill Books, Deluge Design, The Eagle and O’Hearn’s Pharmacy for $10. T-shirts and pins with the official festival logo are also available at these sites. More information can be found at 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.

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Friday6 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. u

Chicken Barbecue FORT ANN Fort Ann Volunteer Fire Company will host a chicken barbecue at McDermott's Harley Davidson during Americade on Friday, June 6th. The chickens will be ready by 11 a.m. There will be 500 halves until sold out. $10 dinners include half-chicken, baked potato, cole slaw, roll and soda. All proceeds benefit the Fort Ann Volunteer Fire Company. For details, call 518361-9444. u

Senior Open House ARGYLE Argyle Free Library will hold a Senior Open House from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. on June 6. Community members, age 60 and above, can find out how to master computers, the Internet, and the print, video and audio resources of the Southern Adirondack Library System internet catalog, plus programs and services through Office for the Aging. There will also be refreshments and door prize drawings. For details, call Carol Kuhr at 518-638-6309. u

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annual Manchester Antique and Classic Car Show will be held at The Dorr Farm on Saturday and Sunday, June 7 and 8. Highlighting domestic pickups and British Leyland imports, the show will feature a total of 38 antique, classic cars and trucks. Saturday hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday hours are 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Two car parades and a cocktail party at Dorset’s Barrows House are also planned. For details, call 802-362-6313 or visit u


Equine Clinic ARGYLE Double L Stable Equine Rescue and Sanctuary will present a free clinic entitled “Training to Your Horse’s Personality,” conducted by trainer Aimee McNeil of Sugar Hill Ranch at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 7 at the stable, 9 Tilford Rd., Argyle. Bring a lawn chair and see how Aimee works with three different rescue horses with different personalities. Gift bags and raffle prizes too. Information: 518-6386929. u

Car Show

HOOSICK FALLS A defensive driving course will be taught at the Hoosick Falls Health Center, starting at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 7. Completion cuts 10 percent off insurance collision and liability for three years and cuts four points off any driver's license marks from the previous 18 months. Register early by calling 518-686-4854. u

CAMBRIDGE The Cambridge Lions Club will host its third annual Car Show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 7 in Varak Park, 15 W. Main St., Cambridge. The show also features live entertainment, raffles, a bounce house, food and beverage. All proceeds go to Alex’s Lemonade Stand, a foundation whose mission is to fight childhood cancer. Information: Matt Herrington at 518-222-0266. u

Firearms Safety

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EAGLE BRIDGE The Owlkill Rod and Gun Club will hold a Firearms Safety Awareness Clinic from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 7 at the club on Center Road in Eagle Bridge. The clinic’s purpose is to provide interested members of the non-shooting public with the opportunity to learn basic firearms safety. The seminar is free and open to adults and children 12 years of age and older accompanied by a parent or guardian. Register by calling Bill Zeppetelli at 518-677-5292 from 6 to 9 p.m. u

STILLWATER Enjoy a free, leisurely, guided natural history walk from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 7 at the Saratoga Battlefield. Meet at the Visitor Center, then caravan to the park sites that will be featured. Information: 518-670-2985 or u

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Johnsonville Sale JOHNSONVILLE The Johnsonville village wide garage sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 7. There is still time to put your address on the map or rent a spot at the Johnsonville Rescue Squad. Call Donna at 518-7537518 to place your address or if you have a spot to rent. u

Canoe and Kayak QUEENSBURY Kayak and canoe enthusiasts can test their skills this weekend at the 27th Annual Feeder Canal Alliance Canoe and Kayak Race starting at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 7. The five mile long race begins at the Feeder Dam, located at the end of Richardson Street in Q u e e n s b u r y. Paddlers will find a flat course that ends at the Martindale Boat Basin in Hudson Falls. The race is a fun, familyfriendly way to enjoy and explore the Feeder Canal. With several different classes and start times, there are opportunities for all skills and ability levels. Everyone is welcome to join in and explore this special resource. All participants are automatically entered into the Paddler’s Raffle for a chance at some great prizes. Register online at www., email info@, or call 518-7925363. Paddlers can also register the morning of the race at 8:30 a.m.

Riverfront Party MANCHESTER Manchester Riverwalk Association will host an open house on National Trails Day to celebrate local riverfront work from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 7. Local music, good food, Battenkill walks and talk of future plans will be featured, rain or shine. For details, call Eileen at 802768-8033. u

Saturday Books GRANVILLE Each Saturday from 10 a.m. 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 518-642-2132. u

Historic Tour FORT EDWARD The road once traveled to a battle that set the stage for America’s victory in the Revolutionary War will be the focal point of a special event on Saturday, June 7. Festivities begin at 11 a.m. with a ribboncutting ceremony at the Canal Corp Parking area at Fort Miller. Representatives from several regional organizations will unveil an interpretive kiosk and present the Lakes to Locks PassagePort mobile application, which will direct travelers on the interpretive driving route. From here, visitors can join a bus tour or travel in their own vehicles along the route to the Bennington Battlefield Historic Site. At the battlefield, Michael Gabriel, author of “The Battle of Bennington: Soldiers and Civilians” will give a presentation. The presentation will be followed by guided tours by costumed interpreters. The bus tour includes lunch at the Battlefield. Cost is $25, and reservations can be made by sending payment to the Washington County Historical Society, c/o Kay Tomasi, 518854-7274, P.O. Box 573, Salem, NY 12865. Cost of just lunch is $10. The event itself is free and open to the public. u

Strawberry Festival CAMBRIDGE St. Patrick's Church in Cambridge will hold its annual Strawberry Festival on Saturday, June 7 from noon on. Strawberries, biscuits, cake, ice cream, cool whip, soda and coffee will be served. Come and enjoy. Sponsored by the St. Patrick's Church Group. u

Barn Bash SALEM Salem Art Works celebrates its 10th season with a “Barn Bash” on Saturday, June 7 from 2 to 10:30 p.m. All are welcome to commemorate 10 years of art in rural Salem. The day starts with an Aluminum Pour. Guests are welcome to prepare a scratch block

and watch SAW staff pour liquid hot metal into their creation. The family-friendly event will also include guided tours of the renovations to Barn 1 and the new trail system that meanders through Sculpture Park. At 6 p.m., guests can enjoy a Chicken BBQ dinner in Barn 2 that features food grown locally. Evening festivities begin with dancing and music from local band The Buzz Saw Boys, and continue with music by The Wonder Beards. Tickets for the dinner are $12. For more information, call 518854-7674 or email info@ u

Bingo Bash SCHAGHTICOKE Basket Bingo Bash will be held at Schaghticoke Fairgrounds at 69 Stillwater Bridge Road on Saturday, June 7th, with doors opening at 5:00 pm in the state product's building and the games starting at 6 p.m. Limited to the first 200 people, the $10 admission includes 18 games, plus a chance to win a door prize. For details, call Mary at 518-753-4411, ext 13 or visit www. u

Penrhyn Car Rally MIDDLE GRANVILLE The Penhryn Engine and Hose Company 2014 Car Rally will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, June 7, in the Middle Granville Carnival Grounds. (The rain date is Sunday, June 8, from 3 to 6 p.m.) Cost is $3, with children under 6, free. Entry fee is $10. Re-registration is $8. Enthusiasts are invited to bring their car, motorcycle, tractor, rickshaw, air plane, anything that initially moves on wheels. 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. u

Talent Show SALEM Come and see the talent that resides in your community on Saturday, June 7 at 7:30 p.m., when the Salem Courthouse Community Center presents its 11th Annual Talent Showcase at the Fort Salem Theater. Master of Ceremonies for the evening will be Jerry Gretzinger, former CBS 6 news anchor and star of the upcoming Fort Salem musical “Women in My Life.” Twenty-eight acts will comprise this year’s show, which features singers, dancers and musicians from New York and Vermont. Some of the popular veterans returning from previous talent showcases include Brendan Dailey, Jenn Borntraeger, Jessica O’Keefe, Patrician Knowles and Rebecca Butler. Tickets for the show are $10 for adults and $5 for students 18 and under. Proceeds will support the many enrichment programs offered at the CCC. To purchase tickets over the phone, call 518-854-7053. Fort Salem Theater is located at 11 East Broadway.

Sunday8 Auxiliary Breakfast VALLEY FALLS The Valley Falls Ladies Auxiliary on Popular Ave will serve their monthly breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, June 8. Traditional breakfast will be served, along with a bake sale and a cutlery sale. u

Classic Cars MANCHESTER The 28th annual Manchester Antique and Classic Car Show will be held at The Dorr Farm on Saturday and Sunday, June 7 and 8. Highlighting domestic pickups and British Leyland imports, the show will feature a total of 38 antique, classic cars and trucks. Saturday hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday hours are 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Two car parades and a cocktail party at Dorset’s Barrows House are also planned. For details, call 802-362-6313 or visit u

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