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Thrift Shop Open ARGYLE The Argyle Methodist Church Thrift Shop will be open from 2 to 5 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 4, and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Jan. 5. This shop will be open on the first Friday each month and every Saturday.

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ARGYLE The Arygle office of Glens Falls National Bank announced that its recent Community Appreciation Day brought in a $100 cash contribution and $800 worth of in-kind donations to benefit eight local families as part of the Operation Santa Claus program. In addition, staff members rang bells for the Salvation Army throughout the day, collecting more than $450 for the non-profit. The dessert-themed Community Appreciation Day also featured an array of desserts and drawing for prizes. The day was held

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.

Fish Fry VICTORY The Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club on Route 32 south of Victory Village invites every-

one to a Fish Fry from 5 to 7 p.m. on Fridays from Jan. 4 through 25.Cost: $8.50 fried fish, clams, or chicken tenders; $5 quart of clam chowder. Eat in, or order a takeout at 695-3917.

Coupon Club SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville Public Library at 52 Ferry Street invites all coupon lovers to join its free Coupon Club. Meetings will be held at 7 p.m. on the first Friday each month when coupons will be swapped and tips shared. Also, bring any coupons that you cannot use. Information: Amanda at 695-6641, or email afiandaca @sals.edu.

First Friday GRANVILLE First Friday will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. on Jan. 4 at the Pember Library and Museum, 33 W. Main Street, and at the Slate Valley Museum, 17 Water Street, both in Granville. Discover the artistic, culinary and musical offerings of the Slate Valley. Information: Pember at 518-6422525, or Museum at 642-1417.

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Chapter of the Adirondack Mountain Club will offer hiking/snowshoeing on Jan. 5, 12 and 13; geocaching on Jan. 7; and walking/skiing/snowshoeing Jan. 8 and 15. Information: www.adk-gfs.org.

Book Sale HOOSICK FALLS The Cheney Library at 73 Classic Street in Hoosick Falls will hold a Book Sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 5. Cost: 50 cents hardcover books; 25 cents paperback and children’s books. Information: 518-686-9401.

Girls’ Softball QUEENSBURY A Girls’ Fastpitch Softball Tournament for age 16 and younger will be held from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 5, and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday the sixth, at the Adirondack Sports Complex in Queensbury. Free admission. Information: 518-743-1086, or www.adksc.com.

Driving Course HOOSICK FALLS The Northeast New York Safety and Health Council will offer a Defensive Driving Course at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 5, at the Hoosick Falls Health Center, 21 Danforth Street. Ask about saving on your car insurance and taking points off your driver’s license. Information/registration: 518-686-4854.

GLENS FALLS The Farmers’ Market will be open from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturdays, Jan. 5

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Food Pantry CAMBRIDGE The Cambridge Food Pantry, on the first floor of the handicap-accessible Embury United Methodist Church, 41 E. Main Street in Cambridge, will be open from 10 a.m. to noon each Saturday, and 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesdays, with few exceptions.

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SARATOGA SPRINGS S.A.M.’s Garage at the Saratoga Auto Museum will host a Pinewood Derby Speed Workshop, a tune-up program for children and scouts, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 5. Scouts can bring in their pre-made pinewood derby car for a free pre-tournament tune-up. Learn and test the physics of pinewood derby racing. The workshop is free for children with adult admission to the museum. For more information, call 518-587-1935, or visit www.saratogaautomuseum.org.

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Sunday Pancake Breakfast JOHNSONVILLE The Johnsonville Rescue Squad at 4 River Road invites everyone to a Pancake/French Toast Breakfast from 7:30 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 6. Cost: $6 adults; $3 children. Also, bring your bottles and cans for recycling, and ask about becoming a squad volunteer. Information: 7539549.

Breakfast Buffet CAMBRIDGE An all-you-caneat Breakfast Buffet will be served from 8 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 6, at American Legion Post 634, 210 Route 22 in Cambridge. This breakfast is served on the first Sunday each month, with few exceptions, and everyone will be welcome.

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. 6, at the American Legion Post on Clancy Street in Schuylerville. Music will be provided by the Ole Time Country band. A meeting will precede the dance at 1:30 p.m. and there’ll be a buffet at 3 p.m. (bring a dish to share). Cost: $5 adults; $2 ages 6 to 17; free 5 and younger. Information: Floyd at 747-6687, or Sandy at 824-3719.

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Free Skiing, Boarding NORTH CREEK Skiers and boarders age 19 and younger will ski and ride for free with a full-paying parent from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 7, through Sunday, Jan. 13, at Gore Mountain in North Creek. Free tubing, too. Information: 518251-2411, or www.goremountain. com.

Legion Bingo CAMBRIDGE American Legion Post 634 at 2106 Route 22 in Cambridge will host Monday Bingo at 7 p.m. on Jan. 7. This bingo is held each Monday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-677-8069.

Tuesday

Women’s Health GRANVILLE Washington County WIC will hold its monthly clinic from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 8, at the Granville Baptist Church on Quaker Street. 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:

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PAWLET The Haystack Hustler Seniors group will meet for a Potluck Lunch at noon on Tuesday, Jan. 8, at the Pawlet Community Church on Route 133. There’ll be a 50/50 raffle, items will be collected for the Pawlet Food Shelf, and Brenda Howe, SWVCOA community services manager, will be the special guest.

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QUEENSBURY A Girls’ Fastpitch Softball Tournament for age 18 and younger will be held from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 12, and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday the thirteenth, at the Adirondack Sports Complex in Queensbury. Free admission. Information: 518-743-1086, or www.adksc.com.

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Q U E E N S BU RY The Queensbury VFW at 32 Luzerne Road will host Tuesday Night Bingo at 7 p.m. on Jan. 8. Cards go on sale at 5:30 p.m. and homecooked meals will be available. This bingo is held each Tuesday, with few exceptions, and everyone will be welcome.

BENNINGTON Southern Vermont College in Bennington will host a Winter Preview Day at 9:45 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 12. Learn about the college’s academic offerings, student life and financial aid. Information/ registration: 802-447-6300, email admissions@svc.edu, or www. svc.edu/preview.

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GREENWICH VFW Post 7291 at 63 Abeel Avenue in Greenwich invites everyone to an Acoustic Guitar Night Fundraiser hosted by John J. Byrnes, III, from 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 8. Bring your guitar or just come and listen. No cover charge. Guitar night is held each Tuesday, with few exceptions.

Thursday Thrift Shop FORT ANN The United Protestant Church of Fort Ann will open its Thrift Shop at 5 Ann Street, across from Cumberland Farms, from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursdays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. Offered will be clothing, household items, and more. Information: Jackie White at 518-932-4559.

Auxiliary Meets ARLINGTON The Women’s Auxiliary will meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 10, at American Legion Post 69 in Arlington. Information: 802-375-6157.

Friday Paranormal Talk POULTNEY Psychic medium William Constantine will present a Paranormal Talk from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 11, at the Poultney Public Library on Main Street. William will discuss the paranormal and answer your questions. Reservations are requested at 802-287-5556. Information: www. poultneypubliclibrary.com, or www.psychicwilliamconstantine.com.

The Drawer Boy CAMBRIDGE Hubbard Hall Projects will present “The Drawer Boy,” a story about the healing power of art and the true bonds of friendship, at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 11 and 12, 18 and 19, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13 and 20. You’ll find this play in the Freight Depot Theater at Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Information/ tickets: 518-677-2495, or www. hubbardhall.org.

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to 10 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 13, at American Legion Post 69 in Arlington. Cost: Donation for seniors; $4 non-seniors. Information: 802-375-6157.

Sunday Breakfast VICTORY The Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club on Route 32 south of Victory Village will serve a Pancake/French Toast Breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 13. Cost: $6 adults; $3 children. This breakfast will be served on the second Sunday each month, with few exceptions, and everyone will be welcome.

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SCHUYLERVILLE The Southern Adirondack Spinning Guild will meet from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 12, in the Yarn Shop at the Foster Sheep Farm, 460 W. River Road in Schuylerville. This group meets on the second Saturday each month, with few exceptions. Information: Email fostersheepfarm@gmail.com.

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Texas Hold’em ARLINGTON A Texas Hold’em will be held at noon on Saturday, Jan. 12, at American Legion Post 69 in Arlington. Information: 802-375-6157.

Macbeth Auditions CAMBRIDGE The Hubbard Hall Theater Company will hold Open Auditions at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 12, for its March production of Shakespeare’s Macbeth. You’ll find this activity in the Freight Depot Theater behind Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Open to persons at every level of experience. Reservations are requested at 518-677-2495. Information: www.hubbardhall. org.

Art Reception CAMBRIDGE An opening reception for photographer Ian Creitz’s new exhibit “Beginnings, Ends…” will take place from 3 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 12 at the Valley Artisans Market’s Small Gallery in Cambridge. A native of Cambridge, Creitz has been photographing the southern Wa s h i n g t o n County area and Capital District for many years. “I have found that there is a wide array of interesting and highly photographable material within this relatively small radius,” he said. “On the rolling hills around Cambridge can be seen numerous green and luscious farmlands, while farther away, in the cities of Albany and Troy, we find a mixture of buildings old and new, many dilapidated and crumbling.” He added that he has also shot

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F.D. Breakfast COSSAYUNA The Cossayuna Fire Dept. invites everyone to a Breakfast Fundraiser from 8 a.m. to noon on Sunday, Jan. 13, at the firehouse, corner of Bunker Hill and E. Lake roads in Cossayuna. Cost: $7; $5 senior citizens and ages 5 to 10; free 4 and younger. Information: 6927155, or Facebook.

Realities of War FORT TICONDEROGA Chris Fox, curator of collections at Fort Ticonderoga, will speak on “The Realities of War” at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 13, at the fort. Cost: $10 at the door; free members of the Friends of Fort Ticonderoga. Information: 518585-2821, or www. FortTiconderoga.org.

Souper Supper VALLEY FALLS The Valley Falls United Methodist Church at 16 State Street invites everyone to a Super Souper Supper from 4:30 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 13. A variety of soups, bread, muffins, drinks and dessert will be offered at $6, free for age 5 and younger. Information/ tickets (tickets also will be sold at the door): 753-6053, 753-6028, or www.valleyfallsunitedmethodist.com.

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HOOSICK FALLS The men of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 70 Main Street in Hoosick Falls, invite everyone to a free Sunday Supper from 5 to 6 p.m. on Jan. 13. This meal is served on the second Sunday each month, with few exceptions and the building is handicap accessible. Information: 686-4982.

GREENWICH Washington County WIC will hold its monthly clinic from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 15, at the Greenwich Town Office on Academy Street. 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.

Monday Job Networking SALEM The Job Networking Ministry of the Salem United Methodist Church will meet at 6 p.m. on Monday, Jan 14 at the church. Free dinner will be provided, along with information on jobs of every description. Open to the public.

Tuesday

Legion Bingo ARLINGTON Bingo will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 15, at American Legion Post 69 in Arlington. Doors will open at 6 p.m., food will be available for purchase, and bingo will begin at 7 p.m. Information: 802-3756157.

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Seniors Lunch WEST PAWLET Reservations are requested by Tuesday, Jan. 15, for the Haystack Hustler Seniors group lunch at noon on Tuesday, Jan. 22, at the Mettawee Community School on Route 153 in West Pawlet. Cost: $3.50 suggested. Reservations: Phyllis at 325-3196. The students will present a program, there’ll be a 50/50 raffle, and items will be collected for the Pawlet Food Shelf.

GLENS FALLS A free “Eat More, Weigh Less” class will be offered at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 15, at the Brighter Day Lifestyle Center in the Colvin Building, 206 Glen Street, Suite 41, in Glens Falls. Learn strategies for reducing fat in your diet while increasing physical activity, coping with stress, and creating support systems. Information/registration: 7989898.

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Wednesday Astronomy Club SALEM The Salem Astronomy Club will meet at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 16, at the Historic Salem Courthouse. Everyone with “an interest in the evening skies” will be welcome and you don’t need to own a telescope to join this club that meets on the third Wednesday each month, with few exceptions. Information: Courthouse at 854-7053, or email wfrederi@ gotsky.com.

Toastmasters Meet HUDSON FALLS The Wa s h i n g t o n County Toastmasters will meet at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan 16, in the Annex II Building next to the Cornell Cooperative Extension Building , 415 Lower Main Street in Hudson Falls. This group meets on the first and third Wednesday each month and everyone is invited to attend. Information: www. washingtoncountytoastmasters.org.

AA Meetings WHITEHALL Alcoholics Anonymous meetings will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. every Wednesday at the John Neary Hill Senior Citizens Building on Williams Street in Whitehall. Everyone will be welcome.

GLENS FALLS The Upstate Model Railroaders will hold free Open House events from 7 to 10 p.m. on Wednesdays, Jan. 16, 23 and 30, at 190 Glen Street in Glens Falls. Information: www.upstatemodelrailroaders. com.

Thursday Eat More/Weigh Less BUSKIRK A free “Eat More, Weigh Less” class will be offered at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 17, in the Buskirk Better Living Center at the Buskirk Seventhday Adventist Church, 2176 West Hoosick Road (county routes 67 and 103). Learn strategies for reducing fat in your diet while increasing physical activity, coping with stress, and creating support systems. Information/registration: 6864524.

Gnostic Anthropology HOOSICK The nonprofit Northeast Association of Gnostic Anthropology will continue its free public classes from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Thursdays, Jan. 17, 24 and 31, at the Hoosick Armory, 80 Church Street. Information: Email gnosis.hoosick@gmail.com.

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tion, both with many valuable items. Food from the Gourmet Café, beer from Davidson Brothers, and wine from Adirondack Wine Merchants will be served. Cost: $65 to $150. Information/tickets: 518-8740800, www.ATFestival.org, or the Wood box office noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Friday.

GLENS FALLS/LAKE GEORGE The Winter Classic XIX Girls’ Hockey Tournament will be held at various times Friday through Monday, Jan. 18 to 21, at the Civic Center and the Recreation Center, both in Glens Falls, and at the Forum in Lake George. More than 50 teams from Canada and the Northeast will compete. Free admission. Information: www. adirondacknorthstars.com.

WHITEHALL Elks Lodge 1491 at 5 Elks Way in Whitehall will host Friday Night Bingo at 7 p.m. on Jan. 18. Featured will be a $500 jackpot special. This bingo is held each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-1491.

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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. 18, 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 the sale. Information: Jean MacLeod at 518-260-0460.

VALLEY FALLS VFW Post 1938 in Valley Falls invites everyone to a Dinner at 7 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 18. Cost: $14. The Post plans to serve a dinner on the third Friday each month, with few exceptions. Information: 518-753-7707.

Fish Fry WHITEHALL American Legion Post 83 at 148 Main St. in Whitehall invites everyone to its Friday Fish Fry from 4:30 to 7 p.m. on Jan. 18. This meal is served each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518499-2482.

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CAMBRIDGE Hubbard Hall Projects will present “The Drawer Boy,” a story about the healing power of art and the true bonds of friendship, at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 18 and 19, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20. You’ll find this play in the Freight Depot Theater at Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Information/tickets: 518-6772495, or www.hubbardhall.org.

Outdoor Activities GLENS FALLS/SARATOGA The Glens Falls-Saratoga Chapter of the Adirondack Mountain Club will offer the following Outdoor Activities: Walk/ski/snowshoe, Jan. 19, 22 and 29; hike/snowshoe, Jan. 26; bushwhack, Jan. 26; and crosscountry ski, Jan. 27. Information: www.adk-gfs.org.

Steak Night ARLINGTON Steak Night will be held at 6 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 18, at American Legion Post 69 in Arlington. Cost: $12, with proceeds benefiting the Post’s Children and Youth Program. Information: 802-3756157.

ATF Winter Benefit GLENS FALLS The Adirondack Theatre Festival’s 19th Winter Benefit, “Insanely Happy,” will be held on Friday, Jan. 18, at the Charles R. Wood Theater, 207 Glen Street in downtown Glens Falls. Featured will be a silent auction from 7 to 8:30 p.m., followed by a live auc-

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CAMBRIDGE The Cambridge Food Pantry, on the first floor of the handicap-accessible Embury United Methodist Church, 41 E. Main Street in Cambridge, will be open from 10 a.m. to noon each Saturday, and 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesdays, with few exceptions.

GREENWICH Elks Lodge 2223 on Route 40S in Greenwich invites everyone to a Sunday Buffet Breakfast from 8:30 to 11 a.m. on Jan. 20. Omelets, pancakes and more will be served at $6 per person, $5 senior citizens, and $4 children.

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HEBRON A Spaghetti Dinner and Silent Auction will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 19, at the old West Hebron Firehouse on Route 30 in Hebron. Takeouts will be available. Proceeds will benefit the family of Van Fronhofer, Sr. To donate an item(s) for the auction: Email Maura Rapp at rapp110@yahoo.com. Information: Eva Woodell at 518-791-2390.

GRANVILLE A Basket Party will be held on Sunday, Jan. 20, in the cafeteria at Granville High School on Quaker Street. Doors will open at 11 a.m., with drawings at 1 p.m. Proceeds will benefit Tammy Rathbun’s health insurance costs incurred

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. 20, 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:

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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.

VICTORY The Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club on Route 32 south of Victory Village invites everyone to a Fish Fry from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 18 and 25. Cost: $8.50 fried fish, clams, or chicken tenders; $5 quart of clam chowder. Eat in, or order a takeout at 695-3917.

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during a recent illness. Also, the winner of a raffle for a seven-piece Telescope patio set will be drawn at this event. Information/raffle tickets: Joanne Warner at 518-642-1051, Ext. 2119, or Terri Boisclair at 642-1360.

Girls’ Softball QUEENSBURY A Girls’ Fastpitch Softball Tournament for age 14 and younger will be held from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 19, and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday the 20th, at the Adirondack Sports Complex in Queensbury. Free admission. Information: 518-743-1086, or www.adksc.com.

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. 19. The pantry is open on the third Saturday each month. Information: 753-6984.

Farmers Market GLENS FALLS The Farmers’ Market will be open from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Jan. 19 and 26, at Christ Church United Methodist in Glens Falls. Information: 518-792-0438, or www.gffma.com.

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Vermont Symphony RUTLAND The Vermont Symphony Orchestra will perform a “Youth and Beauty” concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 20, at the Paramount Theatre in downtown Rutland. An additional concert will be “Three for Two” at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 10. Cost per concert: $9 students, to $30. Information/tickets: 802775-0903, or www.Paramountvt. org.

Monday Potluck Supper HEBRON Everyone is invited to a Potluck Supper at 6 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 21, at the East Hebron United Presbyterian Church on Route 22 in Hebron. Bring a dish to share to this event that will be held on the third Monday each month, with few exceptions. Information: 518-854-7017, 854-9383.

Legion Bingo CAMBRIDGE American Legion Post 634 at 2106 Route 22 in Cambridge will host Monday Bingo at 7 p.m. on Jan. 21. This bingo is held each Monday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-677-8069.

Tuesday Seniors Lunch

for lunch at noon on Tuesday, Jan. 22, at the Mettawee Community School on Route 153 in West Pawlet. Cost: $3.50 suggested. Reservations are requested with Phyllis at 3253196. The students will present a program, there’ll be a 50/50 raffle, and items will be collected for the Pawlet Food Shelf.

Italian Group WHITEHALL The Tutti Italiani group will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 22, at the indoor pavilion of the Skenesborough Waterfront Community Park in Whitehall. This is a cultural group for all things Italian, but you don’t need to be Italian to join. Light refreshments will be served and you may bring something to share. Information: 845-5918910.

Bingo at VFW Q U E E N S BU RY The Queensbury VFW at 32 Luzerne Road will host Tuesday Night Bingo at 7 p.m. on Jan. 22. Cards go on sale at 5:30 p.m. and homecooked meals will be available. This bingo is held each Tuesday, with few exceptions, and everyone will be welcome.

Guitar Night GREENWICH VFW Post 7291 at 63 Abeel Avenue in Greenwich invites everyone to an Acoustic Guitar Night Fundraiser hosted by John J. Byrnes, III, from 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 22. Bring your guitar or just come and listen. No cover charge. Guitar night is held each Tuesday, with few exceptions.

WEST PAWLET The Haystack Hustler Seniors group will meet

Wednesday Tobacco Cessation MANCHESTER The state of Vermont will offer its free Freshstart Tobacco Cessation Program Wednesdays from 5 to 6 p.m., Jan. 23 through Feb. 13, in the conference room at Equinox Terrace in Manchester. Infor mation/re gistration: Janice Provost at 802-440-4098, or email proja@phin.org.

Paramount Shows RUTLAND The Vermont Actors Repertory Theatre Company will stage “My First Time” by Ken Davenport and “Real People Just Like You” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, Jan. 23 to 26, and Thursday through Saturday, Jan. 31 to Feb. 2. You’ll find this show at the Paramount Brick Box Theatre on Center Street in downtown Rutland. Cost: 15. Information/tickets: 802-7750903, or at the door.

Thursday

Thrift Shop

FORT ANN The United Protestant Church of Fort Ann will open its Thrift Shop at 5 Ann Street, across from Cumberland Farms, from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursdays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. Offered will be clothing, household items, and more. Information: Jackie White at 518-932-4559.

Skenesborough Waterfront Community Park in Whitehall. This is a cultural group for all things French but you don’t have to be French to join. Light refreshments will be served. Information: 845-591-8910.

Friday School Meeting SALEM The superintendent of the Salem Central School invites everyone to a Community Conversation meeting at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 25, in the school’s cafeteria. Additional Community Conversation meetings will be held on March 29, April 26, and May 31, 2013, to engage community members in dialogue about the school. Refreshments will be served.

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CASTLETON Bids are being accepted online for specially designed pink jerseys that will be worn by the Castleton State College Women’s Ice Hockey Team when it plays St. Michael’s College in the Fourth Annual “Pink the Rink” game at 6 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 25, at the Spartan Arena in Rutland. Online bids may be placed at www.castleton.edu/athletics, and bids also may be placed prior to the game (minimum bid per jersey, $100). Admission to the game will be $6, $4 for senior citizens, $2 Castleton students, with proceeds also benefiting the Breast Care Program.

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