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Battenkill Chorale opens its 17th season The 100-voice Battenkill Chorale will open its 17th season with a program of French music entitled "La Musique Francaise" Jan. 28 and 29 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Greenwich. See more details on this event inside.

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Want to eat well and healthy? Well, then head to Byron's Market in Schuylerville and have Kay Lee (l) teach you how to make low fat foods that are delicious. Kay Lee is pictured with Byron's manager Keith DePoty. See story on page 4.

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GRANVILLE Sylvan Star/ Skenesborough Chapter 122 will hold a Rummage Sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 20, at the Slate Valley Masonic Center, 95 North Street in Granville. This sale will be held on the third Friday each month, with few exceptions. Donations of clothing, household items and toys may be brought to the Masonic Center on the day of

SARATOGA The 30th annual NOFA-NY Organic Farming and Gardening Conference continues on Friday, Jan. 20 with the Northeast Organic Research Symposium and Beginning Farmer Mixer at the Saratoga Hilton and City Center in Saratoga Springs. The event continues through Saturday, Jan. 21. For full information, see

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Pizza at Elks GREENWICH The Greenwich Elks Club on Route 40 South will offer Henderson’s Pizza every Friday night. In addition to pizza, the menu will include weekly specials such as mozzarella sticks, chicken wings, French fries, and more. Information/to order: 692-2061. u

Fish Fry VICTORY The Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club invites everyone to its weekly Fish Fry from 5 to 7 p.m. on Fridays from Jan. 20 through March 30 at the club on Rt. 32, south of the village of Victory. Offered will be fried fish, fried clams or fried chicken tenders for $8 each, and clam chowder at $5 per quart. Eat in or take out. Information: 518695-3917. u

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GLENS FALLS A reception for the opening of the Northeast Feltmakers Guild’s “Creation Myths” will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Lapham Gallery at LARAC headquarters on City Park in Glens Falls. The event will feature musician Kate Blain and refreshments by The Chocolate Spoon and Uncorked. Free and open to the public. Information: 518-798-1144 ext. 2. u

HUDSON FALLS A Flea Market will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 21, and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 22, at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 188 Main Street, Route 4, in Hudson Falls. This event will be held on Saturdays and Sundays through March. Information/vendor space: 2602807. u

Movie Night GRANVILLE The Pember Library, 33 West Main St., will hold a Movie Night featuring a classic comedy at 6 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 20. Information: 518-642-2525. u

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Jan. 20 in the Freight Depot Theater. John Hadden directs both plays. These plays are two of Edward Albee’s best. “The Zoo Story” is comprised simply of a pair of strangers and a park bench. One man, Peter, is just trying to take a break from his conventional routine, but the other, Jerry, needs someone to witness the final brilliant moments of his life. In “the Sandbox,” a mother and father take Grandma to the beach. An angel disguised as a young man waits there for her, to ease her out of this life. “Two by Albee” will be presented at 8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, Jan. 20, 21, 27 and 28, and at 2 p.m. on Sundays, Jan. 22 and 29. Admission is $20 general, $18 for members, $15 for students and free for season subscribers. For more information, call 518-677-2495 or visit

CAMBRIDGE The Theatre Company at Hubbard Hall will present “Two by Albee,” two early plays by acclaimed playwright Edward Albee, “The Zoo Story” and ‘The Sandbox” at 8 p.m. on Friday,

Food Pantry Open SCHAGHTICOKE The Food Pantry at the Hoosic Valley Community Church, 2024 Route 40 in Schaghticoke, will be open from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 21. The pantry is open on the third Saturday each month. Information: 753-6984. u

Adult Volleyball HOOSICK FALLS Competitive “A” teams and non-competitive “B” teams will participate in St. Mary’s Academy’s annual Indoor Volleyball Tournament for adults from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 21, at the academy in Hoosick Falls. Cost: $30 per player; $25 per player for a team of six pre-registered by

Jan. 13. This is an adult-only event. Information/registration: Pat Hayes at 686-4314, Ext. 202, or Bridget Crawford at 6864314, Ext. 206. u

Fireside Stories GRANVILLE The Pember Library, 33 West Main St., will host Fireside Stories for children with a theme of “Snow” at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 21. Information: 518-642-2525. u

History, Records SCHUYLERVILLE Heritage Hunters of Saratoga County will host Saratoga County Historian Lauren Roberts at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 21, at the Town of Saratoga Town Hall, corner of routes 4 and 29. Lauren will discuss the resources available at the county historian’s office, and explain how to access the Saratoga County clerk’s online resources such as deeds, mortgages and censuses. Everyone will be welcome. Information: 518-587-2978. u

Pancake Supper ARGYLE The Argyle American Legion Post will hold an all-you-can-eat Pancake Supper from 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 21, at the post on Route 40. Cost: adults $6; children $3. Information: 518-6388603. u

Organic Farming Feast SARATOGA Celebrate the bounty of New York State’s organic producers at the First Annual Feast of Organic Farming at 6:15 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 21 at the NOFANY conference at the Saratoga Hilton and City Center. Sample New York wine and cheeses, taste Peak Organic Brewing Company’s first New York State brew, and enjoy specialty food stations. At 7:30 p.m., NOFA-NY will honor Paula Lukats of Just Food, Aviva Gold of Gardenshare and Farmers of the Year Paul and Maureen Knapp. Tickets for the event are $60, with proceeds benefiting NOFANY’s Neighborhood Farm Share CONTINUED

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Songbird Program MANCHESTER Songbird expert Dr. Judith Scarl will present a free program titled, “Mountain Birdwatch,” at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 21, in the Manchester Room at the Equinox Hotel in Manchester. Dr. Scarl will discuss the findings of a citizen science research project on high-elevation songbird populations, notably the Bicknell’s Thrush. Everyone will be welcome. u

Pink in the Rink GLENS FALLS The Adirondack Phantoms will take a shot a cancer with a “Pink at the Rink” game at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 21 at the Glens Falls Civic Center. The game against the Bridgeport Sound Tigers will feature Phantoms players wearing pink jerseys and skates with pink laces to benefit the C. R. Wood Cancer Center at Glens Falls Hospital. Presale tickets are priced at $15 each, and will be available until 2 p.m. the day of the game by calling Erik Hansen at the Phantoms office at 480-3355.The Phantoms will donate $5.00 for every ticket sold at this special rate to the Cancer Center.

Sunday2 2 Country Dance SCHUYLERVILLE The Country Round and Square Dance Association invites everyone to an Old-Style Country Dance from 2 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 22, at the American Legion Post on Clancy Street in Schuylerville. Music will be provided by the Ole Time Country band. Cost: $5 adults; $2 ages 6 to 17; free 5 and younger. Information: Floyd at 747-6687, or Sandy at 638-9008. u

Film Festival MANCHESTER Israel Congregation of Manchester will continue its winter film festival at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 22, with “Everything is Illuminated,” a quirky film from the book of the same name by Jonathan Safran Foer. This

critically-acclaimed film stars Elijah Wood in this strange and unexpectedly funny journey of a young man searching for the heroine who saved his grandfather’s life during World War II. Admission: Free-will donation. Refreshments will be served and everyone will be welcome. Information: 802-297-0167.

Monday23 Little League GRANVILLE The Little League of Granville will hold registration for all players, former and new, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 23, at the Granville Elementary School. A registration form, birth certificate, and $15 fee is required. Forms are available at the school. u

in Cambridge will host Monday Bingo at 7 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 23. This bingo is held each Monday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-677-8069.


plemental foods and health education to pregnant and nursing women, infants, and children to age 5. Ask if you qualify for help with your food bill. Information/alternate time: 518-746-2460. u

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Byron's Market hosting "low fat and luscious program" There are many misconceptions about low fat foods, mainly that they are bland, boring and unappealing. If you are one of the people who must follow a low fat diet for weight loss or medical reasons, here in our own area is a unique and timely opportunity to prove those low fat misconceptions false. Byron's Market on Broad Street in Schuylerville is offering monthly sessions about low fat foods and how to make them delicious. Each 3rd Saturday, 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. group sessions led by K.J.Lee, creator of "Low Fat and Luscious Diet Plan" are held in the cafe section of the market. While patrons relax at tables, using low fat food packages as illustration, Ms. Lee teaches how to achieve the goal of making tasty food that is in low fat. Using a simple 4 step process, Ms Lee demonstrates first how to find and read the 2 to 3 vital nutritional numbers on food packages and what the numbers mean.

Checking each patron to be sure they understand label reading, Ms Lee then discusses seasonings, where to find them, and what and how to use them. Pleasing personal taste is paramount. If people don't like the flavors, they won't eat the food, no matter how healthful. Step 2 is exploring where to find the best array of low fat foods and ingredients, which brands are best quality, and which to choose for what recipe. E.G. a low fat sour cream may be tasty but turns watery used in baking. Step 3 is learning to revise favorite recipes into a low fat, delicious form. Step 4 is learning new original, recipes from the files of "Low Fat and Luscious Plan". One may ask why the emphasis is on such a seemingly narrow focus: low fat. Several wide spread, common health problems can be alleviated, possibly even avoided by educating ourselves to buy, eat, drink, and cook smart. We can learn simple techniques: marinate foods,


use herbs and spice rubs for flavor and variety. Steam or saute. Use spray-on oils, stove top grill pans (a skillet with raised ridges). Bake delicious crisp crusted juicy chicken pieces,and oven fry vegetables like potatoes. We can try new flavors and methods. Cooking can be fun, an adventure in eating. Low fat can be satisfying and luscious. It's all about having and using excellent information. As Ms Lee discovered during years of taste testing recipes with 25 volunteers, most people cannot tell the difference between well-made low fat food and regular full fat. But discover this for yourself just in time to start losing those extra pounds you might have put on during the holidays. Join our next group session, Saturday, January 21. Bring a favorite recipe to be revised. All are welcome. N.B. For urgent /serious problems, private accelerated instruction is available. Call 695-5155

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Bingo Q U E E N S BU RY The Queensbury VFW at 32 Luzerne Road, across from the West Glens Falls Fire Department, will host Bingo at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 24. Cards go on sale at 5:30 p.m. and home-

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Wednesday25 Game Day GREENWICH The Greenwich Seniors Club invites everyone to the VFW Post on Abeel Avenue in Greenwich for Greenwich Game Day at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 25. Card, board, dice and other games will be featured and refreshments will be available. u

Driving Course HOOSICK FALLS The Northeast New York Safety and Health Council will offer a PreLicensing Course at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 25, at the Hoosick Falls Health Center, 21 Danforth Street. A valid state of New York driver’s permit is required to take this course. Cost: $40. Information/registration: Marla Nowak at 518-6864854. u

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his new Fox series “Hotel Hell” at the Cambridge Hotel on Jan. 25 to 28. Ramsay, the British chef known for his hit series “Hell’s Kitchen,” and “Kitchen Nightmares” will do a makeover of the historic inn. For the show, he will partner with a team of hospitality experts to help struggling privately-owned hotels, inns and bed and breakfasts. Ramsay himself studied hotel management as a young man. Built in 1885, the Cambridge Hotel is currently owned by local attorney John Imhof, who bought the hotel with his nextdoor neighbor back in 2007 after it had been closed for a year and a half. Imhof and his friend had run a pub before, but neither had hotel or restaurant experience. Today the Cambridge Hotel is run by his daughters Shea and Abigail. Imhof ’s wife Tina was the one who applied to the TV show in hopes of getting some guidance for solving their financial difficulties. People who wish to be considered for a stay in the hotel or for a dining reservation during filming should email While hotel guests can stay for no charge, diners will have to pay for their own food and drink bills. The Cambridge Hotel is located at 4 West Main Street in Cambridge, NY. u

Movie Night SCHAGHTICOKE The Diver Memorial Library will hold Kids’ Movie Night at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 25 at the library, 136 Main St., Schaghticoke. Light refreshments will be served. Information: 518-753-4344 or u

Quilling Class GRANVILLE Pat Oathout will teach Quilling at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 25, at the Pember Library, 33 W. Main Street in Granville. Roll, shape and glue strips of paper into decorative designs. Preregistration is not required and materials will be provided. Information: 518-642-2525.

Thursday26 Reception, Drumming GREENWICH A reception with West African artist Babacar Biaye will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 26, at The Gallery Upstairs at 111 Main Street in Greenwich. A collection of his acrylic on canvas paintings will be highlighted and this exhibition will run through March 20. Also, Babacar will offer African Drumming Lessons from 1 to 2 p.m. on Saturdays, Jan. 28, Feb. 11 and 25, and March 10. Cost: $12 per hour. Information/registration: 518-677-3544.

Friday27 Exhibit Opening SALEM The Salem Courthouse Community Center will hold an opening reception for a new exhibit entitled “The Old Washington County

Courthouse” from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 27 in the Great Hall. Created with the assistance of Salem Town Historian William A. Cormier, the exhibit will be an interactive display featuring old photographs, diagrams, a CD produced by T o m McMorris, and artifacts from the archives. The Courthouse, which was designed by noted architect Marcus Cummings and constructed in 1869, is a historically significant building which serves as the anchor of the Salem Historic District. Funding for the exhibit was provided by LARAC, with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts Decentralization Program. Additional funding from the Shoppe Off Broadway thrift store and the Dr. Asa Fitch Historical Society helped to make the exhibit a reality. The CCC notes that LARAC has also provided funding for a 2012 chamber music series in the courtroom. Under the direction of concert pianist and conductor Daniel Shulman, “Music in the Courtroom” will bring a

diverse group of noted musicians for 7 p.m. concerts on April 15, May 13 and June 17. The old Washington Count Courthouse is currently managed by the Historic Salem Courthouse Preservation Association which is striving to restore the building. For more information, call the CCC at 518-854-7053. u

Hockey Night GLENS FALLS The Adirondack Phantoms will host Granville Night at the Jan. 27 and Feb. 3 games. Members of the Granville sixth grade chorus will open the game at 7 p.m. with the Star Spangled Banner. Tickets are available at the Granville Elementary School for both games at a cost of $13 for adults and $11 for children.

Saturday28 Fly Tying MANCHESTER T he American Museum of Fly Fishing in Manchester will continue its series of fly tying lessons from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Jan 28. This session will be for advanced beginners

and supplies will be provided. Cost: $5. Pre-registration is requested at 802-362-3300, or email u

Frost Faire STILLWATER Saratoga National Historical Park invites everyone to ward off the effects of cabin fever with its 17th annual Frost Faire, to be held from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28 at the park. Popular back in the 1700s, a “Frost Faire” provided opportunities to visit friends and enjoy winter activities, refreshments and entertainment. The tradition continues today with events such as snow tubing on the “Big Hill,” a bonfire, and horse-drawn carriage rides. Participants should bring their own plastic tubes or sleds. Other activities include games such as Giant Soldier Puzzle, Ice Bowling and Bottle Fishing. A warming tent will offer hot cocoa and cookies. A Guided Snow-Shoe Trek will leave from the Visitor Center at 10:30 a.m. This event

is by reservation only; call 518664-9821 ext. 219 or email to reserve. At noon, there will be a Winter Nature Hike, complete with hidden treasures and prizes, that is open to all. The Visitor Center will host a variety of activities, including contra dancing and colonial handwriting demonstrations. A children’s craft room will feature decorative tin piercing and copper embossing. There will also be a bonfire, along with cannon and musket firing demonstrations every half hour. Frost Faire is sponsored by the Town of Stillwater and Saratoga National Historical Park. For more information, call the Visitor center at 518-6649821 ext. 224 or visit www.nps. gov/sara. u

Winter Hike CAMBRIDGE The Battenkill Conservancy will host a twohour Winter Hike along wooded trails off McMillan Rd. at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28 (McMillan Rd. is 2.5 miles north of Cambridge Village on Route CONTINUED

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22). Naturalist Sue Van Hook will lead this hike. Park on the road by the barn on McMillan Road and meet Sue at the nearby trail. Dress in layers and bring snowshoes if necessary. Cost: $5 suggested donation; free children. Information/ reservations: 518-677-2545, or email u

Cooking Class SALEM Maria Speck, author of the bestselling “Ancient Grains for Modern Meals” will conduct a hands-on cooking class from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28 at the Battenkill Kitchen in Salem. This class will be an epiphany for most people. Maria Speck not only brings whole and ancient grains such as farro, barley and polenta to the written page, but shares with her students how they can become your friends in the kitchen. While ancient grains might seem old-fashioned, Maria will help you discover why they are the most chic and current inspiration of the food world.

Her recipes are written with clarity, shared with ample stories and are rich with the history of the grains. “Ancient Grains” was named one of the best cookbooks of 2011 by the New York Times. An instructor at the Cambridge School of Culinary Arts, Maria Speck has contributed to Gourmet magazine, Saveur, Gastronomica and others. The Battenkill Kitchen is a not-for-profit organization that operates as an educational kitchen facility. Fee for the class is $110, which includes Maria’s book. Space is limited. To register, call 518-854-3032 or visit u

Children’s Stories GRANVILLE Fireside Stories for children will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28, at the Pember Library, 33 W. Main Street in Granville. Soup will be this week’s theme. Information: 518-642-2525. u

Free Lunch ARGYLE The Argyle United Methodist Church invites everyone to a free Community Soup and Sandwich Lunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28. Also, blood pressure checks will be done at this event.

Free Dinner CAMBRIDGE The Country Clovers 4-H Club will serve a free Community Dinner will from noon to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28, at the First Baptist Church, 29 W. Main Street in Cambridge. Takeouts will be available at 12:45 p.m. for those unable to attend the dinner and if food still is available. Reservations are not necessary, this dinner is served on the last Saturday each month, and everyone will be welcome. u

Zumba for Children MANCHESTER Lia Taylor will lead a Zumba Class for children ages 5 and older at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28, at the Mark Skinner Library in Manchester. This will be a fast moving, fun filled dance program with great music and easy to follow steps. Free and open to all and children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Reservations are requested at 802-362-2607. u

La Musique Francaise GREENWICH The 100-voice Battenkill Chorale will open its 17th season with a program of French music entitled “La Musique Francaise” at 3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 28 and 29, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Greenwich. Soloists Susan Hermance Fedak and Keith Kibler will join the chorale and professional


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orchestra in Maurice Durufle’s “Requiem.” The program will also include motets by Francis Poulenc, Gabriel Faure, and Olivier Messaien. Me zzo-soprano Susan Hermance Fedak has appeared with the Berkshire Lyric Theatre, the Glens Falls Symphony and the Lake George Opera Company. A resident of Albany, she is currently Associate Minister of Music and Arts at Westminster Presbyterian Church, Director of the Saratoga Children’s Chours, and Conductor of the Burnt Hills Oratorio Society. Bass-baritone Keith Kibler made his national debut at the age of 24 with the Opera Theatre of St. Louis and the Boston Symphony under Seiji Ozawa. He has sung leading opera roles and has appeared in concert internationally with artists including Jon Humphrey and Elly Ameling. Dr. Kibler teaches in the music department at Williams College. The Battenkill Chorale recently returned from a choral tour of Austria and the Czech Republic. Plans are underway for a 2014 choral tour to Estonia, Finland and St. Petersburg, Russia. In conjunction with this concert, acclaimed artist and Battenkill Chorale soprano Annie McNeice will have her work for sale one half hour before each concert. Tickets for the concert are $15 per person and can be reserved by calling 518-692-8093 or email St. Joseph’s Church is located at 35 Hill Street in Greenwich. It is not handicap-accessible during the winter months. u


GREENWICH Enjoy some hot comedy on a cold winter’s night on Saturday, Jan. 28, when the Greenwich Elks Lodge presents its annual Sons of the American L e g i o n Comedy Show at the lodge. This popular annual event features three comedians who have been featured on national television. Jodi Weiner’s likeability and

cuddly persona could defrost the most difficult of audiences. She has appeared nationally at Funny Bones, The Improv, Caesars Resorts, and has performed for the troops in Guantanamo Bay. Her television credits include ABC’s “The View.” After starting his career performing at clubs and colleges while in college, Matt Bergman has become one of the most sought-after comedians in the country. His sarcastic style and absurd observations have made him a favorite with club owners and audiences around the country. Bergman has opened for talent including Dave Attell, Jeffrey Ross, Bill Burr and Ralphie May. He has also appeared on the Comedy Central Live Tour, and recently filmed his first comedy special for Bite TV in Toronto. Comic Jamie Lissow has appeared from his hometown in Rochester, NY to the Montreal Comedy Festival. Since then, he has amused audiences of the Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Comedy Central, and much more. Doors open for the show at 5 p.m. with food and drink available. Admission is $10 per person. Those wishing to reserve a table may do so with the purchase of 10 or more tickets. All proceeds will benefit the Greenwich VFW and Elks Lodge. The Greenwich Elks Lodge is located on Rt. 40 in Greenwich. For reservations or more information, call 518-3784810 or 518-361-8970. u

Collin Raye GLENS FALLS Collin Raye, a five-time nominee for country music’s Male Vocalist of the Year Award, will perform in concert at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28, at the Charles R. Wood Theater, 207 Glen Street in Glens Falls. Information/tickets: 518-874-0800, or

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Dance Association invites everyone to an Old-Style Country Dance from 2 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 29, at the American Legion Post on Clancy Street in Schuylerville. Music will be provided by the Ole Time Country band. Cost: $5 adults; $2 ages 6 to 17; free 5 and younger. Information: Floyd at 747-6687, or Sandy at 638-9008. u

Listening Club CAMBRIDGE Lila Brown, director of Music from Salem, will offer “Musical Miniatures and Bagatelles,” an opportunity to expand your listening pleasure and knowledge, at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 29 in the Beacon Feed Studio at Hubbard Hall. Pre-register by Friday, Jan. 27 by calling 518-677-2495. Cost is $10.

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44 will host a Spaghetti Dinner on Monday, Jan. 30, at Bernardo’s Restaurant on Church Street in Granville. Seating will be at 5, 6 and 7 p.m. Cost: $5 eat in, $6 take out, including spaghetti, sauce, salad and bread; drinks and dessert extra. Proceeds will benefit the Mettowee Valley Ecumenical Council Community Fuel Assistance Program.

Tuesday31 Chorus Rehearsal GLENS FALLS The Adirondack Voices, under the direction of Penny Schiek, will hold their first rehearsal in preparation for their spring concert at 6:45 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 31 at Christ Church United Methodist, 54 Bay St. Following rehearsals will be held Tuesdays from 7 to 9 p.m. No auditions are required, but members must be willing to commit to attending at least 75 percent of rehearsals. Male voices are especially needed. Information: 518-796-4648 or 518-792-1922. u

Rifle Competition VICTORY The Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club on Route 32, south of the village of Victory, will host a Rifle Competition at 7 p.m. on Tuesdays from Jan. 31 through March 13. Open to all; bring your own 22-caliber rifle and ammunition. Information: Ron at 695-3917.

Wednesday1 Women’s Health CAMBRIDGE Washington County WIC will hold its monthly clinic from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 1, at the Cambridge Village Office, 56 N. Park Street. This clinic will no longer be held at the Brieman Building. WIC provides supplemental foods and health education to pregnant and nursing women, infants, and children to age 5. Ask if you qualify for help with your food bill. Information/alternate time: 518-746-2460.

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