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Friday18 Tax Preparation WASHINGTON COUNTY Trained community volunteers who are certified by the IRS are scheduling appointments for free Income Tax Preparation at various locations in the tricounty region. This service is for families and individuals with income of $49,000 or less and individuals who cannot prepare their own tax returns. Electronic filing of both federal and state returns will be available. Call the following for an appointment: Washington County, 1-800-211-5128; Glens Falls Head Start, 793-3624; Moreau Community Center, 792-6007; Warren County Cornell Cooperative Extension, 668-4881; and Southern Adirondack Independent Living Center, 792-3537.

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Saratoga Arts Project SARATOGA SPRINGS The National Museum of Dance at 99 S. Broadway in Saratoga Springs is sponsoring “Saratoga En Pointe,” a citywide arts project for 2013. This project will highlight Saratoga’s rich dance history through 24, five-foot pointe shoe sculptures to be unveiled on Friday, May 31. Information: 518-584-2225, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

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Spaghetti Dinner GRANVILLE A Spaghetti Dinner will be served from 4:30 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 18, at the American Legion Hall, 10 Columbus Street in Granville. Takeouts will be available and everyone will be welcome. Cost: $7. Information: Bruce at 3918101.

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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.

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Art Reception GLENS FALLS A reception for a new exhibit titled, “Passage of Time,” will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 18, at the Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council’s Lapham Gallery, 7 Lapham Place in Glens Falls. A gallery talk will begin at 5 p.m. and local musicians, Coffee & Onions, will entertain during the reception. This exhibit will run through Feb. 15. Information: 518-798-1144, Ext. 2, or www.larac.org.

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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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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 auction, 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.

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Family Movie SCHUYLERVILLE A Family Movie Night, featuring a PG-rated movie running about 105 minutes, will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 18, at the Schuylerville Public Library. Bring popcorn if you like to this event that’s free and open to all. Information: 695-6641.

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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. 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.

Saturday19 Outdoor Activities

Dinner at VFW 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.

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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.

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Snowshoeing on Saturdays through Feb. 23, and a Sweetheart Sleigh on Sundays. Cost/times/reservations: 802394-7836, or www.merckforest. org.

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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.

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Quilters Meet ARGYLE The Highland Quilters Guild will meet at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 19, at the Methodist Church in Argyle. Make quilts to be donated to worthy causes. Sewing machines are needed and a soup and bread lunch will be provided.

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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.

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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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Children’s Classes SALEM Sarah Wohlleb will

lead a series of 10 classes for children, each with a different theme, beginning from 10 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 19, at the Salem Courthouse. Children will learn that everything doesn’t have to come new from a store, be processed, or wrapped in plastic. Classes will run Saturdays through March 23. Cost: $65; $55 members. Information/registration: 518854-7053.

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Irish Basket Bingo HOOSICK FALLS Take a chance on winning 20 great basket prizes as the Hoosick Falls St. P a t r i c k ’ s P a r a d e Committee presents an afternoon of Irish Basket Bingo at noon on Saturday, Jan. 19 in the basement of the Immaculate Conception Church in Hoosick Falls. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Cards, card markers, raffles and food will be available. Anyone who would like to donate a basket should contact Marie O’Neil at 518-686-4829. The event helps suppose the operating cost of running the annual parade. This year’s St. Patrick’s Parade will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 16.

Winter Craft GANSEVOORT A winter craft, “Nature Picture Frames,” will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 19, at the Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park office, 80 Scout Road in Gansevoort. Decorate picture frames with sticks, pinecones, leaves, and other natural materials. Children will enjoy this activity. Information: 518-450-0321, or www.wiltonpreserve.org.

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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Animal Tracking GANSEVOORT An Animal Tracking Snowshoe Walk will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 19, at Camp Saratoga, Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park, 80 Scout Road in Gansevoort. Identify creatures that have walked before you on the trails of Camp Saratoga North. Snowshoe rentals will be available for $3 a pair (free for members) at the camp’s parking lot one. Information: 518-4500321, or www.wiltonpreserve. org.

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Battenkill Chorale GREENWICH Enjoy the soaring sounds of the 90-voice Battenkill Chorale, as it opens its 18th season with Rossini’s “Petite Messe Solennelle” at 3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 19 and 20 at St. J o s e p h ’ s Catholic Church in Greenwich. The performance features Rossini’s original scoring for

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director of the Burnt Hills Oratorio Society. Tenor soloist Rand Reeves is director of music at Saratoga Springs United Methodist Church. Mr. Brown made his professional debut at Tanglewood’s Seiji Ozawa Hall and is on the voice faculty at Bard College and is artistic director of Berkshire Lyric. At each performance, local artisan Bliss White McIntosh will be offering her natural fiber baskets for sale, with 50 percent of the proceeds going to the Battenkill Chorale. Tickets for the performances are $15. To reserve, call 518-692-

8093 or email Judith.kleinberg@yahoo.com. St. Joseph’s Church is located at 35 Hill Street in Greenwich, and is not handicap accessible.

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Pancake Supper ARGYLE American Legion Post 1815 on Route 40, Sheridan Street, in Argyle, invites everyone to an all-you-can-eat Pancake Supper from 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 19. Dessert, coffee and more will be included. Information: Gary Gilchrist at 638-8603.

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Dinner, Auction 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. Cost: $8 adults; $5 age 9 and younger. Proceeds will benefit Van Fronhofer, Sr. Tickets are available at Salem Hardware, Fred’s Sub Shop, Salem NAPA, A&J Agway, and from Eva Woodell at 518-7912390 or 518-854-3726, or from Steven Saunders at 518-321-9430. To donate an item(s) for the auction, email Maura Rapp at rapp110@yahoo.com.

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Alien Folklife GREENWICH The musical group Alien Folklife will perform their quirky blend of humorous original music and heart-rending story songs at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 19 at Seventy Main in Greenwich. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased in advance at www.seventymain.com or by calling 6927041 or at the door

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SCHAGHTICOKE Victor Masonic Lodge will serve a buffet-style Pancake/Belgian Waffle Breakfast from 7:30 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 20, at the lodge across from the Hoosic Valley Central School on Route 67 in Schaghticoke. Everyone will be welcome.

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Buffet Breakfast 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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Shearing Day SCHUYLERVILLE Foster Sheep Farm will hold its annual Shearing Day Open House starting at 10 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 20. The public is welcome to join the Foster family in the barn as Gwen Hinman of New Hampshire shears the flock of 55 sheep. Hinman is a second generation shearer who has practiced her craft throughout New England and New Zealand. Following the shearing, each fleece will be skirted, which means that a crew of helpers will be evaluating the fleece and deciding upon its future. The best of the fleeces are saved for CONTINUED

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hand spinners. The public is invited to watch the fleece be trimmed, separated into grades of wool for various purposes, and stuffed into baling tubes for transport to the mill where it will be washed and spun into yarn. For those seeking a warm refuge after the shearing, “The Yarn Shop at Foster Sheep Farm” will be open, featuring ongoing demonstrations by local knitters, spinners, and weavers. The shop will be stocked with a rich selection of local yarn, spinning wheels, looms, pattern books, notions and accessories. In addition, representatives from Saratoga PLAN will be on hand to speak about farmland preservation. The organization is a land trust that protects land in the Saratoga region through purchases and donations of land and conservation easements, to protect important natural resources and open spaces. Foster Sheep Farm was recently conserved by the group. Foster Sheep Farm is located at 460 West River Road in Schuylerville. For more information, call 518-338-6679.

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Basket Party 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 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.

Felting Workshop RUPERT Local fabric artist Ruth Kinne will lead a Needle Felting Workshop from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 20, at the Rupert Kittay Library, 2827 Route 153 in Rupert. Ruth will assist participants in making a 3-D owl or rabbit with wool. Cost: $10 for materials. Inclement weather date: Jan. 27. Information: 802-394-2444, or www.rupertkittaylibrary.org.

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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: Floyd at 747-6687, or Sandy at 824-3719.

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Comedy Show STRATTON MOUNTAIN The Stratton Mountain Volunteer Fire Co. invites everyone to a Comedy on the Mountain show at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 20, on the second floor of the Stratton Mountain Base Lodge. Performing will be Joey Novick, Steve Van Zandt, and Steve Kramer. Cost: $20 in advance at 802-297-2950, or $25 at the door.

Monday21 Children’s Activity GLENS FALLS Monday, Jan. 21, is the deadline to register for a “Worldwide Thursdays” activity that will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. on Jan. 24 at the World Awareness Children’s Museum. 89 Warren Street in Glens Falls. Featured will be singing of international songs, dancing and playing for ages 3 to 5. Cost: Free with museum admission. While there, see the “Winter Solstice” exhibition that will run through Jan. 28.

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Auditions DORSET Auditions for the Missoula Children’s Theatre production of “Beauty Lou and the Country Beast” will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 21, at the Dorset Playhouse. Roles are available for from 50 to 60 local students in grades kindergarten through 12. The first rehearsal will begin within a half hour of the auditions. Cost: $35 for each child in the cast. Information: Sheila Conway at 802-867-5570 Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., or email info@dorsetplayers. com.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Book Discussion SCHUYLERVILLE The Book Club will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 22, at the Schuylerville Public Library. For discussion will be Paula McLain’s “Paris Wife.” Information: 695-6641.

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Free Dinner SALEM Community members are invited to a free Give Back to the Community Dinner from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 21, at the First United Presbyterian Church of Salem. Congregation members will prepare a variety of tasty dish-

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Friday at 10 a.m. is the deadline to submit items for the free calendar in the following week’s newspaper. Whenever possible, items should be submitted a week or more earlier than that to ensure timely publication. Email: calendars@manchesternewspapers.com

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Quilting SALEM You’re invited to make a quilt block from noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 20, at Proudfit Hall in Salem. Each quilt block will be placed in a quilt to be displayed at a Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event in October. If you don’t know how to sew, you can draw, color or write a story on a piece of muslin. Cost: $5 suggested donation. Information/reservations: Sue Morrison at email morrison.sue@gmail.com.

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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.

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French Group WHITEHALL The Table Francais group will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 24, at the indoor pavilion of the 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.

Friday25 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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Family Movie HOOSICK FALLS The Hoosick Falls Central School PTA and the Hoosick Federal Credit Union will host a Family Movie Night featuring the PG-rated “Dolphin Tale” at 6 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 25, in the Hoosick Falls High School auditorium. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and drinks, popcorn and pizza will be for sale, with proceeds benefiting the PTA. Bring a blanket or chair.

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Auditions SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville Community Theater will hold Auditions for its spring production of “Bye, Bye Birdie” at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 25, in the auditorium of the Schuylerville Junior/ Senior High School. Roles will be available for age 10 through senior. Be prepared to sing eight to 12 bars from a song from the show, read from the script, and dance a short movement segment. Chorus members will be needed, too. Information: Bill Howard at 636-8444, or call the theater’s information line at 695-5480.

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At the Visitor Center, guests can participate in Contra dancing. There will be a children’s craft room that includes decorative tin piercing and copper embossing. There will also be a bonfire, and cannon and musket firing demonstrations. This year’s event features special presentations on chocolate in early American by a chocolate historian from the Historic Division of MARS, Inc. Chocolate demonstrations will be given every hour, with free samples. Frost Faire is sponsored by the Town of Stillwater and Saratoga National Historical Park. For more information, call the Visitor Center at 518664-9821 ext 1777 or visit www. nps.gov/sara.

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Free Dinner CAMBRIDGE A free Community Dinner will be served from noon to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 26, 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.

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Chili Cook-off CAMBRIDGE Cambridge Pee Wee Football will host a Chili Cook-off from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 26, at the American Legion Hall in

Cambridge. Best overall, hottest, meatiest, youngest, and best business chili will be recognized. Cornbread and rolls will be provided. No entry fee. Information: Shannon at 518203-4534, Greg at 677-0843, or Christy at 677-2168.

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Steak & Clam Dinner GRANVILLE Everyone is invited to a Steak and Clam Dinner from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 26, at VFW Post 1653, 9 North Street in Granville. Cost: $15 at the door. Information: 642-1599.

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