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SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville Public Library will hold a preschool Story Time every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 10 a.m. All are welcome. Information: 518-695-6641.

Christmas Shopping WASHINGTON COUNTY The artists and artisans of Fort Ann, Kingsbury and Hudson Falls invite everyone to the 26th annual Christmas in the Country tour which will take place Friday-Sunday, Dec. 2-4 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Handmade gifts and decor will delight Christmas shoppers. Follow the

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Christmas Festival WEST FORT ANN The West Fort Ann United Methodist Church at Copeland Pond Road will host a Christmas Festival on

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Little Learners GREENWICH The Greenwich Free Library, Main St., Greenwich, will hold “Little Learners” from 11 a.m. to noon on Fridays. The program features hands-on learning for younger children. Free and open to the public. Information: 518692-7157.

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Science for Kids GREENWICH The Greenwich Library teams up with the Greenwich Youth Center to present Fab Fridays for kids in grades 4-8. “Hands-on Science” will take place on Friday, Dec. 2 at the Youth Center on Academy Street in Greenwich. Check in at 2:30 p.m. at the Youth Center on Academy Street in Greenwich and grab a snack before heading over to the library for the program. Sign up at the library: 518692-7157.

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Saint Nick Festival SCHUYLERVILLE The annual Schuylerville tradition of the Saint Nicolaas Festival continues, with the arrival of Saint Nicolaas and attendant festivities. The Christmas festivities weekend begins on Friday, Dec. 2 at 6:30 p.m. with the lighting of 22 Memory Trees on the Town Hall lawn at the corner of Spring and Broad Streets. Refreshments will be served afterwards in the Schuyler Room. The festivities continue on Saturday, Dec. 3 with the Festival of Trees at 10 a . m . Beautifully decorated trees will be for sale to raise funds for the Schuylerville Community Theater. The trees will remain lit all weekend and refreshments will also be available. On Saturday, the festival continues with songs and children’s activities starting at 3 p.m. before the parade. Saint Nicolaas will make an appearance at the Children’s Lantern Walk at 4:30 p.m. The historic saint, on whom the story of “Santa Claus” is based, will ride at the head of the Lantern Walk from the corner of Spring and Broad Streets to Veterans Park to help light the Village Christmas Tree. Children will be joined by Saint Nicolaas’ helpers and a horse-drawn wagon of carolers, and there will be a cast of characters waiting in the park for their arrival. Local shops are open and offering different tastes and treats for visitors. This event is a free

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The FREEPRESS • Friday, December 2, 2016 • 3 family fun weekend that honors Schuylerville’s Dutch heritage. For more information, call Dave Roberts at 424-967 or visit the chamber online at www.schuylervillechamber.org.

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Tree Lighting GRANVILLE “Frozen” is the theme for the spectacular annual lighting of the Christmas tree and festivities on Friday, Dec. 2 at 6 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Park in Granville. Lights will be synchronized with music from the movie and festivities begin at 4 p.m. with the Festival of Trees at the Slate Valley Museum and First Friday at the Pember Library and Museum.

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Christmas in Cambridge CAMBRIDGE Caroling, treelighting, special shopping and seasonal fun are all part of the three-day “Christmas in Cambridge” extravaganza that takes place throughout the village the first weekend of December. The festivities begin on Friday Dec. 2, at 6 p.m., with the arrival of Santa and the annual lighting of the Christmas tree in Memorial Park. Meanwhile, carolers will be singing throughout town and fire pits will be serving warm goodies. Eggnog and cookies will be served in the retail stores that will be open late with snack food and decorations. On Saturday, D e c. 3, Cambridge Valley Fine Artists will open their studios from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., featuring the works of Matt Chinian and George Van Hook along with a group show in the Lovejoy Building on the Hubbard Hall campus with Elana Mark, Mark Tougias, Heide Merecki and Sara Kelly. For more information and a map to the locations, visit cambrigevalleyart.org. The Cambridge Assisted Living Residence will have an open house from 2-4 p.m. with hot chocolate and cookies, plus tours of the home every 15 minutes. The residence is located in the meticulously restored former Cambridge Hotel at 4 West Main Street. The Cambridge United Presbyterian Church will host its Christmas Goodies Holiday Bazaar, including a special visit from Santa who will later join the team at Ace Hardware for photos and fun. Valley Artisans Market will be providing arts and crafts demonstrations throughout the weekend and village shops will be offering special sales, like discounted Holiday Gift Certificates from Country Gal’s Cafe and Hot Cider tasting at Black Dog Wines & Spirits. On Sunday, Dec. 4, a farmers market will take place in the Lovejoy building behind Hubbard Hall from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The festivities will end at Memorial Park at 5:30 p.m. with the lighting of the Eternal Illumination Memorial Trees that may be purchased through the Lions Club. For more information on Christmas in Cambridge events, visit cambridgenychamber.com

Saturday3 Holiday Sale SCHUYLERVILLE The Old Saratoga Reformed Church invites everyone to their Holiday Sale on Saturday, Dec. 3 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Pearl and Burgoyne Streets in Schuylerville. New and gently used Christmas items, Hallmark decorations and collectibles will be available in addition to a basket raffle and a bake sale. Information: 518-695-3479.

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Christmas Bazaar SHUSHAN The Shushan Methodist Church invites everyone to their Christmas Bazaar on Saturday, Dec. 3 from 8 a.m. to noon. A breakfast buffet will be featured in addition to a food and craft sale including handmade wreaths and hundreds of animals, clothing and accessories from a large Build-A-Bear collection. The church is located on County Route 61. Information: Gayle Shaw at 518-854-3896.

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Thrift Shop JOHNSONVILLE The Thrift Shop at Christ United Methodist Church off Route 67 in Johnsonville is open every Wednesday from 9 a.m. to noon and on the first Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to noon, weather permitting.

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Thrift Shop ARGYLE Christ’s Closet Thrift Shop at the Argyle Methodist Church now has fall and winter clothing on the racks and will be open the first Friday of each month from 2-5 p.m. and every Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon. Free miscellaneous items will be available.

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Kids Christmas Shop HOOSICK FALLS The Cheney Library is hosting a Holiday Sale for children to shop for their parents on Saturday, Dec. 3 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. All gifts are priced from 50 cents to $1. Kids pick out the gifts and they will be wrapped, tagged and ready for giving. This event is the same day as the First Saturday Book Sale. The library is located at 73 Classic St. in Hoosick Falls.

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Thrift Store SALEM The Salem Shoppe Off Broadway Thrift Store is open on Wednesdays from 1-6 p.m. and Thursdays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Shoppe offers a Bag Sale that starts the last Wednesday of each month and goes through the following Saturday. The store is located at the Courthouse Community Center, East Broadway, Salem.

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Church Bazaar CAMBRIDGE The Cambridge United Presbyterian Church is hosting an Old-Time Church Bazaar, “Christmas Goodies,” on Saturday, Dec. 3 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Fellowship Hall at 81 East Main St. Homemade crafts, baked goods will be featured and a soup/sandwich lunch will be available. Volunteers will come and pick

up those who no longer drive who live within five miles of the church. Call Bonnie at 518-6772639 to arrange a time.

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Christmas Fest S C H U Y L E RV I L L E Schuylerville’s Christmas festivities continue on Saturday, Dec. 3 with the Festival of Trees at 10 a.m. followed by songs and children’s activities starting at 3 p.m. St. Nicholas will make an appearance at the Children’s Lantern Walk at 4:15 p.m. The walk will begin at Spring and Broad Streets and proceed to Veterans Park for the lighting of the village Christmas tree. Information: schuylervillechamber.org.

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Chess Club SALEM The Blind Squirrel Chess Club meets from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays at Bancroft Hall Library in Salem. Young players are especially welcome. No membership fee, just stop in.

“It’s a very popular event that folks look forward to every year,” said Janice Quartararo, executive director of the Salem Courthouse. Over 25 vendors will be on hand, selling j e w e l r y, stocking puppets, knitted goods, homemade goat’s milk soaps and lotions and more. There will also be new talent this year, including Adam Myers who will be showcasing his woodworking with bowls, cutting boards and other carved creations. Also, Greenwich artist Jacob Houston will be selling his prints as notecards and giclees. Girl Scout Troop 3061 will be selling homemade dog treats, toys, and dog-themed items. All of their proceeds will benefit America’s VetDogs. Hungry shoppers will want to stay for lunch, available for purchase. On the menu is homemade macaroni and cheese,

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Country Christmas WASHINGTON COUNTY Area artists are opening their doors to holiday shoppers Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 2-4, for the 26th annual Christmas in the Country open house and studio tour. Fourteen countryside artist studios in Fort Ann, Kingsbury and Hudson Falls will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day, welcoming visitors with the sights and smells of Christmas as they display their handcrafted specialties. Refreshments and door prizes at each stop will make the shopping experience even merrier. Among the tour’s offerings will be handcrafted rustic, folk art, primitive and Adirondackthemed items as well as gourmet gifts, pottery, decorative painting, hand-blown glass, beeswax candles, wood carvings, handspun and handwoven goods, ornaments, wreaths, snowmen, gift baskets, sleds, scarves, wreaths, balsam products, children’s dolls, jewelry, quilted purses and kitty and doggie gifts. Life-size sculptures in metal as well as small indoor sculptures will also inspire shoppers. Edible gifts will include herb braids, local wines, artisanal beers, maple products, locallyproduced cheeses, hot pepper jelly, mustards and gourmet candy. New to the tour this year is Little Country Cottage in Hudson Falls, offering homemade soaps, scents, Christmas decor, porcelain dolls and more. Visitors can follow the green, numbered Christmas trees to each stop on the tour. For information and a map, contact 518793-7925 or visit their Christmas in the Country – Washington County NY Facebook page.

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Art & Craft Sale SALEM The Salem Historic Courthouse is excited to host its 11th Annual Art and Craft Sale on Saturday, Dec. 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Salem Courthouse Community Center, located at 58 Broadway.

chili, corn chowder, scones and muffins, along with coffee, tea and cider. Free gingerbread cookie decorating will take place throughout the day at the Battenkill Kitchen. Kids of all ages are welcome. Look for signs to the kitchen or ask for directions. New this year is a 50/50 raffle where lucky winners will not only shop but actually come home with more money in their pockets. For more information, contact salemcourthouse.org or 518-8547053.

Christmas in Cambridge CAMBRIDGE Christmas in Cambridge festivities continue on Saturday, Dec. 3 with Cambridge artists opening their studios from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visit cambridgevalleyart.org for details. Tours of the former Cambridge Hotel will take place from 2-4 p.m., the Cambridge United Presbyterian Church will host a Holiday Bazaar and Valley Artisans Market will

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4 • The FREEPRESS • Friday, December 2, 2016 offer art and craft demonstrations. Information: cambridgenychamber.com.

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Basket Party ARGYLE The Argyle Youth Commission is hosting a Basket Party on Saturday, Dec. 3 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Argyle School on Route 40. Over 60 baskets, along with a raffle for a 50” Vizio television and other raffle items will be featured. Big Brother and Big Sisters will be making tie-dyed shirts with kids for a nominal fee.

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Gala & Auction BENNINGTON The Bennington Museum invites everyone to join them for “The Festival, Reimagining Grandma Moses” Gala and Silent Auction on Saturday, Dec. 3 from 7-10 p.m. Music, conversation, festive cuisine, cocktails and a silent auction will be featured. Free babysitting. Details and reservations: 802-447-1571 ext. 202.

Sunday4 Model Trains ALBANY The “Great Train Extravaganza” will take place on Sunday, Dec. 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Empire State Convention Center in Albany. Model trains, train rides, displays, seminars, shopping and more. Price: $7 for adults, preteens are free with an adult. Information: gtealbany.com.

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Christmas Shopping WASHINGTON COUNTY The artists and artisans of Fort Ann, Kingsbury and Hudson Falls invite everyone to the 26th annual Christmas in the Country tour which will take place Friday-Sunday, Dec. 2-4 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Handmade gifts and decor will delight Christmas shoppers. Follow the numbered green Christmas tree signs to each studio. Information and maps: 518-793-7925 or visit the Facebook page at Christmas in the Country - Washington County.

EASTON The Easton Library will hold Osteo Exercise from 8:30-9:30 a.m. every Monday and Wednesday. For more information, call 518-692-2253.

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CAMBRIDGE Christmas in Cambridge festivities continue on Sunday, Dec. 4 with a farmers’ market in Lovejoy Building behind Hubbard Hall from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The festivities will end at Memorial Park at 5:30 p.m. with the lighting of the Memorial Trees. Information: cambridgenychamber.com.

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Country Dance SCHUYLERVILLE The Country Round and Square Dance Association will host a weekly dance at the Old Saratoga American Legion on Clancy Street in Schuylerville on Sundays from 1-5 p.m. Music by The Countrymen. Everyone is welcome. Casual wear is suggested. $7 adults, $2 children aged 6-17. Children under 6 are free. Information: Linda at 518638-8905 or Sandy at 518-824-3719.

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Christmas Music SCHUYLERVILLE A Community Christmas Music Festival will be held on Sunday, Dec. 4 at 3 p.m. at the Old

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Groupe Francaise, a short lesson followed by moderated French conversation, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on the first Monday of each month. Information: Gwenne Rippon at sylviagwenne@gmail.com

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Farmers Market CAMBRIDGE The Cambridge Farmers Market will be open on Sundays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Lovejoy Building behind Hubbard Hall. The market features fresh produce, pork, eggs,

Saratoga Reformed Church on Burgoyne and Pearl Streets in Schuylerville. The event is part of the St. Nicolaas Celebration and will feature area choirs and local musicians. Free will offering will be taken and refreshments are included. Handicapped accessible. All are welcome. Information: 518-695-3479.

WEST FORT ANN The West Fort Ann United Methodist Church at Copeland Pond Road will host a Christmas Festival on Monday, Dec. 5 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Unique crafts, themed baskets and a cookie walk will be featured. Lunch and a bake sale will also be available.

GREENWICH The Greenwich Free Library will hold Osteo Exercise from 8:30-9:45 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday. Ask at the desk for an information packet. Information: 6927157.

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Story Hour CAMBRIDGE The Cambridge Public Library will host a preschool Story Hour every Tuesday from 10-11 a.m. except during school vacation or when school is closed during inclement weather. Children can enjoy a story, craft and snack. Free and open to the public. Information: 518-677-2443.

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GREENWICH Start the week with story and art on Mondays at 11 a.m. at the Greenwich Library at 148 Main Street for preschoolers and their caregivers. St-Art is a hands-on class so dress for mess! Information: 518692-7157.

GREENWICH The Greenwich Free Library on Main Street will offer Story Hour every Tuesday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., with great books, crafts and activities. Free admission.

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Adult Coloring HOOSICK FALLS Cheney Library in Hoosick Falls offers “De-stress Mondays” at 5 p.m. each Monday with adult coloring and Zentangle. Color fantastic pictures, with materials provided. Free. Information: 518686-9401.

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Thrift Shop SCHUYLERVILLE The Second Hand Thrift Shop in Schuylerville announces backto-school specials with clothes and shoes for children at $1 each and a sale for adult clothing at $2 each. Books, backpacks and sports bags are also available. The shop is located at 116 Broad St. and is open TuesdaySaturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Information: 518-695-4640.

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Food Pantry COSSAYUNA The Mobile Food Pantry will be open from 4-6 p.m. every Tuesday at the Cossayuna Firehouse, corner of Bunker Hill and East Lake Roads, Cossayuna. Free produce, meats, dairy, baked goods and more are available to residents of the Cossayuna Fire District. Information: Devin Bulger, 5383522.

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Knitting Club GREENWICH The Greenwich Free Library on Main Street will offer “The Knitters,” a group for all ages and abilities, every Tuesday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Free.

Wednesday7 Thrift Shop JOHNSONVILLE The Thrift Shop at Christ United Methodist Church off Route 67 in Johnsonville is open every Wednesday from 9 a.m. to noon and on the first Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to noon, weather permitting.

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Story Time SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville Public Library will hold a preschool Story Time every Wednesday and Thursday at 10 a.m. All are welcome. Information: 518-695-6641.

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Thrift Store SALEM The Salem Shoppe Off Broadway Thrift Store is open on Wednesdays from 1-6 p.m. and Thursdays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Shoppe offers a Bag Sale that starts the last Wednesday of each month and goes through the following Saturday. The store is located at the Courthouse Community Center, East Broadway, Salem.

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Games for Kids GREENWICH The Kinetic Kids program will be offered on Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m. at the Greenwich Library at 148 Main Street for preschoolers and their caregivers, featuring games, dance and obstacle challenges. Information: 518-692-7157.

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The FREEPRESS • Friday, December 2, 2016 • 5 from 3-6 p.m. every Wednesday year-round at 106 Main St., Greenwich. Fresh vegetables, beef, chicken, pork, eggs, maple syrup, more. Information: Julie Callahan at 518-944-7149 or greenwichfarmersmarket@ gmail.com.

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Sit and Knit CAMBRIDGE The Cambridge Public Library will host the Sit and Knit Group every Wednesday in the Community Room from 6:30-8 p.m. Bring your projects and your humor!

Thursday8 Osteo Exercise GREENWICH The Greenwich Free Library will hold Osteo Exercise from 8:30-9:45 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday. Ask at the desk for an information packet. Information: 692-7157.

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Bookstore Open PITTSTOWN The Cozy Corners Bookstore will be open from 9 a.m. to noon on Thursdays and Sundays at the Pittstown Methodist Hall in Pittstown. Proceeds benefit the Pittstown Methodist Church. Hardcovers cost $1; softcovers are 50 cents. Book donations are accepted.

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Story Time SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville Public Library will hold a preschool Story Time every Wednesday and Thursday at 10 a.m. All are welcome. Information: 518-695-6641.

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Greenwich Library at 148 Main Street for preschoolers and their caregivers. Bring a lunch for a picnic at the library at noon. Information: 518-692-7157.

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GREENWICH The Greenwich Free Library on Main Street will offer a Lego Club every Thursday from 2:30-4 p.m. It is open to all ages, children under 9 must have a caregiver. Information: 518-6927157.

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Volunteers Meet

GREENWICH Stories, songs and play will take place on Thursdays 11 a.m. at the

HOOSICK FALLS Celebrate Recovery Hoosick Falls will meet on Thursdays at 6:30 p.m., at the Hoosick Falls Community

Furnace or Boiler Tune-up Special $50.00 Off - This week! Expires 12/12/16

(518)719-5614

Story Time

Linendoll Family

Christmas Craft Show Sat., December 3 • 9AM-4PM Proudfit Hall, Salem, NY

GREENWICH The Greenwich Free Library will offer volunteer orientation from 4-5 p.m. on Thursdays. Call 692-7157 to sign up.

Recovery

Veteran Owned Business

Friday9 SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville Public Library

Lego Club

Story and Play

Superior Co-Op HVAC

Alliance Church, 484 Hill Rd., Hoosick Falls. Information: Sandy at 518-686-5962 or Bob at 518-779-3484.

24 Hour Emergency Service

Call Today or Visit Website http://SCOOPHVAC.com

“No Heat” and “Plumbing leak”

Veterans receive additional 10% off

Call Now! (518)719-5614

Saratoga Tackle, Archery & Gifts Catch the Outdoor Spirit

Ladies Night: Thursday December 8, 4-8 Ice Fishing Open House: Saturday December 10, 10-5 Free Holiday Raffles for events & details HOLIDAY HOURS: M-T 10-6, W-F 10-7, SAT 10-5, Closed Sundays Closed December 25th

Saratogatackle.com • 584-3952 Route 29, Schuylerville, beside Subway

BLUE MOON LAMB 518-222-1917 Lamb Chops Leg of Lamb Lamb Burger Steaks

Wholes/Halves Grass-fed No GMO’s Locally Grown

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GRANVILLE STORE CLOSING!!! $2,000,000.00 STORE CLOSING SELL OFF! WE ARE CLOSING OUR FLAGSHIP STORE IN GRANVILLE

WE ARE RE-MERCHANDISING & REMODELING THE BENNINGTON AND RUTLAND STORES

EVENT SO BIG IT IS TAKING PLACE IN ALL 3 LOCATIONS!! Bennington Store 239 W Main St. Bennington, VT (802) 681-7381

Rutland Store 3 Diamond Run Mall Rutland, VT (802) 772-7893

Granville Store (CLOSING) 87 Quaker St. Granville, NY (518) 642-9155


6 • The FREEPRESS • Friday, December 2, 2016 will hold a preschool Story Time every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 10 a.m. All are welcome. Information: 518-695-6641.

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Little Learners GREENWICH The Greenwich Free Library, Main St., Greenwich, will hold “Little Learners” from 11 a.m. to noon on Fridays. The program features hands-on learning for younger children. Free and open to the public. Information: 518-692-7157.

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Christmas Tours FORT EDWARD The Old Fort House Museum will be decked out for Christmas and open for tours Friday-Sunday Dec. 9-11 from 1-4 p.m. The museum is located at 29 Broadway in Fort Edward. Information: 518-747-9600.

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Thrift Shop ARGYLE Christ’s Closet Thrift Shop at the Argyle Methodist Church now has fall and winter clothing on the racks and will be open the first Friday of each month from 2-5 p.m. and every Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon. Free miscellaneous items will be available.

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Flea Market PETERSBURG The Petersburg Methodist Church invites everyone to its annual Flea Market, Chinese Auction and Bake Sale on Saturday, Dec. 10 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Food and beverages will be on sale all day. 50/50 tickets will be sold until drawing at 3 p.m. To reserve a table, call 518852-6576 or 518-658-3757.

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Mini Mall

Maker Camp GREENWICH The Greenwich Library teams up with the Greenwich Youth Center to present Fab Fridays for kids in grades 4-8. “Maker Camp will take place on Friday, Dec. 9. Check in at 2:30 p.m. at the Youth Center on Academy Street in Greenwich and grab a snack before heading over to the library to create glowing Halloween decorations. Sign up at the library: 518-692-7157.

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Lego Club HOOSICK FALLS Cheney Library in Hoosick Falls offers a Lego Club at 4 p.m. on Fridays. First and third Fridays are for grades 5 and 6; second and fourth are for grades 2-4. Free. Information: 518-686-9401.

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WHITEHALL The Whitehall Chamber of Commerce invites everyone to come and shop at the Annual Holiday Craft Fair and Mini-Mall on Saturday, Dec. 10 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Whitehall Athletic Club at 62 Poultney St. Vendors will feature crafts, one-of-a-kind items and holiday fun for all. Admission is free. Information 518-499-4435.

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Thrift Store SALEM The Salem Shoppe Off Broadway Thrift Store is open on Wednesdays from 1-6 p.m. and Thursdays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Shoppe offers a Bag Sale that starts the last Wednesday of each month and goes through the following Saturday. The store is located at the Courthouse Community Center, East Broadway, Salem.

Holiday Sale

Driving Class GREENWICH The Schuylerville Safety Group will hold a workshop for defensive driving on Saturday, Dec. 10 from 8:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. at North Country Agency, 101 Main St. in Greenwich. The class can reduce four points on your driving record and save 10% on car insurance. Registration: 518-6954665 or 518-692-9601.

ARLINGTON The Arlington Garden Club presents a Christmas sale on Saturday, Dec. 10 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Arlington Community House in Arlington Center. Holiday Centerpieces, homemade delicacies and baked goods will be available for sale. Information: arlingtongardenclubvt.webs. com

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French Christmas CAMBRIDGE Hubbard Hall presents the 21st Annual Holiday Breakfast on Saturday, Dec. 10 at the Mainstage at 25 East Main St. in Cambridge. Seatings are at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. for a feast that celebrates the flavors of a French Christmas. Performances will include The Tune Jam Band, Hubbard Hall Youth Chorale, Hot Chocolate Dancers and Hubbard Hall Dance Students. $10 general admission, $5 students. Information: hubbardhall.org.

HOOSICK A “Friends and Family” free breakfast will be held from 10-11:30 a.m., on the second Saturday of the month at Have LifeLong WellBeing, Route 7, Hoosick. Get the latest information on today’s medical issues. Free, but call ahead to register at 518-496-1265. Information: havelifelongwellbeing.com.

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Chess Club SALEM The Blind Squirrel Chess Club meets from 10 a.m. to

HUDSON COMPANY RIVERLLCTRACTOR 11853 State Route 40, Schaghticoke, NY 12154 518-692-2676 800-692-2725 Fultonville (518) 853-3405 • Chatham (518) 392-2505

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Tractors

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1 p.m. on Saturdays at Bancroft Hall Library in Salem. Young players are especially welcome. No membership fee, just stop in.

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Museum Day BENNINGTON The Bennington Museum invites everyone to The Festival: Reimagining Grandma Moses Family Day on Saturday, Dec. 10 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. This family-friendly day includes crafts, Santa, a children’s shopping boutique, a bake sale and more. $3 admission for everyone. Information: benningtonmuseum.org.

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Writing Group CAMBRIDGE The Washington County Writers & Poets Association will host peer workshops on the second Saturday of the month from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at 1 West Main St., Cambridge. Read your poems, essays or short stories to a roundtable of good listeners for a review of your craft. Free; all emerging artists are welcome. Information: Lana Swanson at 518-686-8223.

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Christmas Tours FORT EDWARD The Old Fort House Museum will be decked out for Christmas and open for tours Friday-Sunday Dec. 9-11 from 1-4 p.m. The museum is located at 29 Broadway in Fort Edward. Information: 518-7479600.

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Christmas for Kids ARLINGTON The Arlington Auxiliary Unit 69 is hosting a Children’s Holiday Party on Saturday, Dec. 10 from 2-4 p.m. at the American Legion on Legion Road in Arlington. Festivities will include arts, crafts, games, snacks as well as a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus. Information: 802-375-6157.

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Tree Lighting ARLINGTON The Arlington Garden Club will host a tree lighting Saturday, Dec. 10 at 4:30 p.m. at the Arlington Community House in Arlington Center, followed by the Lion’s Club town tree lighting with luminaries, hot chocolate, caroling and a possible visit from Santa. Information: arlingtongardenclubvt.webs.com

65 and over are free. Donations appreciated. Information: 802375-6157.

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Farmers Market CAMBRIDGE The Cambridge Farmers Market will be open on Sundays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Lovejoy Building behind Hubbard Hall. The market features fresh produce, pork, eggs, baked goods and more.

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Christmas Tours FORT EDWARD The Old Fort House Museum will be decked out for Christmas and open for tours Friday-Sunday Dec. 9-11 from 1-4 p.m. The museum is located at 29 Broadway in Fort Edward. Information: 518-7479600.

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Breakfast

Osteo Exercise

BUSKIRK The Buskirk Volunteer Fire Department invites everyone to their monthly breakfast on the second Sunday of the month from 7:3011 a.m. Menu includes pancakes, French toast, eggs, bacon, sausage, toast and beverage. There will also be a 50/50 raffle.

EASTON The Easton Library will hold Osteo Exercise from 8:30-9:30 a.m. every Monday and Wednesday. For more information, call 518-692-2253.

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Breakfast ARLINGTON The American Legion Post 69 invites everyone to their Sunday Morning Breakfast on Dec. 11 from 8-10 a.m. Price: $6 per person. Seniors

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Story and Art GREENWICH Start the week with story and art on Mondays at 11 a.m. at the Greenwich Library at 148 Main Street for preschoolers and their caregivers. St-Art is a hands-on class so dress for mess! Information: 518692-7157.

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