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Excitement and entertainment come to Greenwich starting today as the 21st Annual Whipple City Days Festival kicks-off with a parade at 6 p.m. A full weekend of entertainment is planned, including music, food, a 5k run/walk, craft vendors, history demonstrations and more. See story inside.
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Just imagine you and a friend enjoying a fabulous hot air balloon ride over the beautiful hills and valleys of southern Washington County. After enjoying the scenic views you will then land and enjoy a champagne toast. Then off for a delicious breakfast along with the pilot and crew at Benson's Restaurant. Too good to be true? Not at all...this is what one lucky couple will enjoy if they are the winner of our June "Great Hot Air Balloon Ride Giveaway." This giveaway is sponsored A $1,800 by Team Tinkham of Prudential Manor Homes Real Estate and Value! Manchester Newspapers. Don't delay...fill out your official entry form and mail it in today...and good luck!! Pam and Rick Tinkham
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Friday14 Trip Reservations GRANVILLE AREA The Recycled Teenagers seniors group is accepting reservations for a trip to the Hilton Garden Inn in Troy on Tuesday, June 25, for a lunch and “Viva Las Vegas” show. Cost: $74. Also, there’ll be a trip to Myrtle Beach Sept. 22 to 28 ($599), and
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historical re-enactors, and more. On Friday evening, festivities begin with the 21st annual Whipple City Festival Parade, which steps off from the K-Mart Plaza at 6 p.m. and proceeds to Mowry Park in the village. This year’s parade theme is “Friday Night at the Movies.” Prizes will be awarded for the best floats, as selected by a panel of judges headed up by WAMC host Joe Donahue. He will be joined by Penny Schmidt and Bill Hamilton on the panel. In keeping with the movie theme, “Oscars” created by Randy Squires of Hebron will be awarded to the winners. Following the parade, the Celtic band Hair of the Dog will give a free performance at the park. Also on Friday evening on Academy Street, there will be carnival games and activities presented by the Greenwich Youth Center. From late after-
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Book Sale GREENWICH The Greenwich Free Library Book Sale will continue on Friday, June 14 and Saturday, June 15 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Drop in and pick up a bag full of new fiction, non-fiction, children’s books and collectibles. Information: 692-2027. u
Art/Writing Programs SHUSHAN The Georgi Museum on Adams Lane in Shushan is accepting registrations for “I Went to the Georgi for Fun!” a program for ages 8 through 12 (9a.m. to noon, Aug. 5 to 9), and “I Went to the Georgi to Write!” a program for teens (1 to 4 p.m., Aug. 5 to 9). Cost: $25. The Georgi is also now open for
the season on Fridays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with a new display, “Shushan Notables.” Information/registration: 518854-3773, or email email@example.com. u
H.S. Reunion GRANVILLE The Granville High School class of 1988 is accepting reservations for its 25th Reunion that will be held on Saturday, Aug. 3. All 1980s alumni are invited. Information/reservations: Lisa (Rivers) Fenton at 802-235-2264, or www.Granvillenyclassof88. com. u
Whipple City Fest GREENWICH The Whipple City Festival returns to Greenwich the weekend of Friday and Saturday, June 14 and 15 with a parade, artisan market, music, kids’ activities,
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noon on Friday and Saturday, the Adirondack Brewery will have a beer truck set up in Mowry Park. Saturday begins at 8 a.m. with the annual 5K Race and Fun Run for Kids from the Greenwich Central School. The day continues with live entertainment by Harold Ford and the Cash Band in the afternoon, and the band Buck Two Fifty playing New Orleans jazz in the evening. There will also be free horse and wagon rides through the village, a family carnival with affordable fun and games, a bounce house, Laser Tag, a ping-pong tournament and the local band Monte Christo Snowman. Other performances include the Wild Country Cloggers, a clown, and War Story US recreating a World War II Armed Forces Radio broadcast. New this year are living history demonstrations in Dorr Park on Main Street, with three regiments reenacting three different periods of history. The 2nd Continental Artillery Regiment, a group of re-enactors from the Revolutionary War, will have cannon on display as well as firearms from that period. Musket firings will take place throughout the day, and several campsites will have re-enactors in period dress. The 125th NY Regiment Association will represent the Civil War period. This living history group portrays a typical military campsite of 1861 and will have tents and campsites set up. In addition to musket firings, the group will have wooden muskets available for children to help out with musket drills. The 99th Infantry Division will represent World War II with a field table, pup tents, an ammo box and World War II weapons on display. Of course, great food vendors will be on hand to provide breakfast, lunch and dinner. Admission is free to all festi-
val events. For more information, call the Greenwich Chamber of Commerce at 518692-7070 or email email@example.com. u
Flag Day GREENWICH The Greenwich Primary School invites all area veterans to a Flag Day Ceremony at 8:45 a.m. on Friday, June 14, at the school. Students will perform patriotic songs and the winner of the Elks Club’s essay contest will read the winning entry that expresses the importance of honoring the flag. Prior to the ceremony there’ll be a reception at 8:25 a.m. in the school’s cafeteria. u
Flag Day at Bank CAMBRIDGE The Cambridge office of the Glens Falls National Bank and Trust Company at 25 W. Main Street will celebrate Flag Day on Friday, June 14. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Washington County Veterans Service Agency will assist veterans with claims and provide information on other programs. Adopt a Soldier will collect items for the troops and donations for the postage while American Legion Post 634 will sell poppies. And, everyone is invited to join local veterans for cake and refreshments at 11 a.m. Information: 518-677-2642. u
6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, June 14. Also featured will be music by Athena Burke and light refreshments will be served. Information: www.greenbridgegallery.wordpress.com. u
Book Sale GREENWICH The Greenwich Free Library will kick off its Book Sale with a preview for library members from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, June 14 (dues to become a member or renew a membership may be paid when purchasing a book). This sale will continue from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday the 15th. Fiction, non-fiction, children’s books and vintage collectibles will be offered. Information: 692-2027.
Saturday15 Bass Tournament VICTORY MILLS The Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club will host a Bass Fishing Tournament on Saturday, June 15. Fish from the 9P bridge to the last barrier before the Hudson River. Entry fee: $15. Prizes determined on the number of entries. Weigh fish by 2 p.m. and a fish fry will follow with fish, burgers, and hot dogs. Information: Art Thivierge at 695-9407, or Mike Jennings at 695-3747. u
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CAMBRIDGE An opening reception for an exhibition of oil and watercolor paintings by Jan Waldron will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, June 14, at the Valley Artisan’s Market, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. This exhibition will run through July 8. Information: 518-677-2765. u
Gallery Opening CAMBRIDGE The Green Bridge Gallery at 13 W. Main Street in Cambridge will open with its inaugural show, “Landscapes of Washington County” by Matt Chinian, from
and plants. Refreshments will be available. Information/vendor space ($15): Roger Rode at 518-638-0150, or Robert Bentley at 518-222-6443. u
Presbyterian Church on Quaker Street in Granville invites everyone to a Pancake Breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 15. Cost: $6 adults; $3 ages 5 to 12; free 4 and younger. u
Tailgate Sale GREENWICH The Washington County Fair Poultry Dept. will sponsor a Tailgate Sale from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, June 15, at the Washington County Fairgrounds (rain or shine). Offered will be small farm animals (no dogs or cats), crafts
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Rabies Clinic ARGYLE Washington County Public Health will hold a Rabies Clinic for dogs, cats and ferrets from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 15, at the Town Highway Garage on Route 40 in Argyle. Bring proof of any prior rabies vaccinations and all pets must be on a leash or in a carrier. Free and open to all. Information: 518-746-2400. u
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LARAC Arts Festival GLENS FALLS The area’s most anticipated arts and crafts festival takes place this weekend, June 15 and 16, when the Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council (LARAC) presents its 42nd annual Arts Festival in City Park in Glens Falls. Held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day, the festival consists of a juried art show and craft show, food concessions, live musical performances, artist demonstrations and children’s activities. Many first-time exhibitors are expected at the high-quality festival, featuring work in categories such as pottery, watercolor, oil and acrylic painting, metalwork, floral design, glasswork, ceramics, jewelry, wood carving, wood furniture and more. Prices range from a few dollars to several hundred, making for a buying experience that is well-suited for all groups and ages. Admission is free and open to the public. City Park is located
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MECHANICVILLE A Father’s Day Picnic will be held at noon on Saturday, June 15, at the Highway Tabernacle, 235 Hudson Avenue in Mechanicville. Everyone will be welcome. Information: 664-4442, or www.highwaytabernacle.net. u
SCHAGHTICOKE Victor Lodge invites everyone to a Chicken Barbecue from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 15, at the lodge across from the Hoosic Valley Central School on Route 67 in Schaghticoke. Cost: $10. Tickets are available from lodge members, and reservations may be made at 753-0406. u
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SCHUYLERVILLE Heritage Hunters of Saratoga County invites everyone to its meeting at 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 15, at the Town of Saratoga Town Hall, corner of routes 4 and 29 in Schuylerville. Bill Greer, trustee of the New Netherlands Institute, will speak on the bawdy world of Dutch New York from 1624 to 1664, using anecdotes of real people and events. Information: 518-587-2978. u
GLENS FALLS The Hyde Collection at 161 Warren Street in Glens Falls will open a new exhibition, “Georgia O’Keeffe and Lake George,” on Saturday, June 15. Cost: $12 admission; $10 age 60 and older, and students; free age 12 and younger. Information/hours: 518-7921761, or www.hydecollection. org. Also, an opening reception will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on June 15 ($15; free Hyde members). Reservations are required with Kara Shier at the above number, Ext. 323. u
Brewfest SARATOGA Lovers of craft beer won’t want to miss the Fourth Annual Saratoga Brewfest, slated for Saturday, June 15 from 1 to 6 p.m. at the Saratoga County Fairgrounds. The festival is an opportunity to sample more than 150 different beers from 70 craft breweries. Some of the regional brewers on hand will be Adirondack B r e w i n g Company, Magic Hat, Long Trail, and S a r a n a c . National brewers include Blue Moon, Samuel Adams, and Sierra Nevada, among many others. Food will be available from a variety of local vendors. Enjoy live music performed by three local bands. The Brewfest is a 21 and over event, with no children or pets allowed. Service animals are welcome. General admission tickets purchased in advance by June 15 are $45; tickets at the gate will be $55. Admission includes the four-hour tasting, unlimited samples, a souvenir glass. music and map. Designated driver tickets will be available at the gate a cost of $10. Special VIP tickets are $65 in advance and $75 at the door. VIP admission includes early admission, $5 in Brewfest Bucks at participating vendors, unlimited samples, a souvenir glass, music and map. The Saratoga County Fairground is located at 162 Prospect Street in Ballston Spa. For more information, visit www.saratogabrewfest.com or call 518-339-6333. u
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in downtown Glens Falls between Bay and Ridge Streets. For more information on the festival and LARAC’s programs and services, call 518-798-1144 ext. 5 or visit www.LARAC.org. u
VALLEY FALLS A Battle of the Bands will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 15, at VFW Post 1938, 242 Poplar Avenue in Valley Falls. Featured will be the H u
New Trail/Launch SCHUYLERVILLE A ribbon cutting ceremony will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 15, for the new Riverwalk Sensory Trail and the adjacent Alfred Z. Solomon Kayak Launch at Hudson River Park,
Fashion Show HOOSICK FALLS The Second Annual Fashion Show to promote cancer awareness and the Karen McGovern Memorial Fund will be held at 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 15, at the Immaculate Conception Church on Main Street in Hoosick Falls. Cost: $10 for show and dinner; $7 for show or dinner. There’ll also be a 50/50 raffle, along with Chinese and silent auctions. Information: 518-275-3596. u
Rock ‘n’ Roll FORT EDWARD Join Rockabilly Hall of Fame recording artist Marty Wendell for a “Golden Age of Rock ‘n’ Roll” show at 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 15, at the Little Theater on the Farm in Fort Edward. Wendell’s show will feature some of the pre-rock ‘n roll standards that were his earliest influences, including “Cry,” “Twilight time,” and “My Blue Heaven.” Throughout his 50-year career, Wendell has shared the stage with legends such as Johnny Cash, Arlo Guthrie, Carl Perkins, Lacey J. Dalton, and the Platters. For many years, he hosted an annual Country Festival at the Round Lake auditorium that featured the upstate region’s leading country musicians. Refreshments will be available and a 50/50 drawing will take place. Cost of the show is $8 for adults and $5 for senior citizens and students. The Little Theater on the Farm is located at 27 Plum Road in Fort Edward. For more information, visit www.littletheater27.org. u
Country Dance SCHUYLERVILLE The Country Round and Square Dance Association invites everyone to an Old-Style Country Dance from 7 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, June 15, at the American Legion Post on Clancy Street in Schuylerville. CONTINUED
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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. u
Gypsy Folk BENNINGTON The Caravan of Thieves band will perform “gypsy swinging folk music” at 8 p.m. on Saturday, June 15, at the Bennington Center for the Arts, 44 Gypsy Lane. Cost: $20 in advance; $25 at the door. Information/tickets: www.thebennington.org, or visit the Center.
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od costume, Oliver will bring participants along 15 stops during the walk, which leaves from Mowry Park by the historic marker near the intersection of Main and Church Streets. The Greenwich and Easton area was a hotbed of Underground Railroad activity, and many famous anti-slavery activists such as Frederick Douglass and William Lloyd Garrison and other notable residents will be discussed. The walk will talk one and one half to two hours. Participants should wear comfortable shoes and bring their camera. This event is free and open to the public, but donations will be gratefully accepted to promote the preservation of Underground Railroad history in Washington County. The tour is sponsored by the NorthStar Historical Project, based in Easton/Greenwich, which promotes Underground Railroad history in the area. It is co-sponsored by the Washington County Historical Society. u
Memorial Park at the library. Members of the Boston Conservatory Cello Trio are all alumni of the Boston Conservatory and Music from Salem’s Cello Seminar. They play a variety of music, from Bach to the Beatles. Bring a chair or blanket to sit down and enjoy some great music and Cambridge. The Cambridge United Fun will provide refreshments. While in Cambridge for the concert, village officials suggest stopping at the Farmers’ market and the local shops and galleries. Not-for-profit organizations are offered the opportunity to use the concerts for fundraising. The vending of light refreshments, bake sales, or other quiet activities is encouraged. Non-profits wishing to have vendor space should email email@example.com or call 518-677-2622. Upcoming concerts include Athena Burke and Friends on July 14, John Kribs and friends on July 28, and the Roadside Blues Band on Aug. 4. u
MANCHESTER Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home in Manchester, will host a free Community Day on Sunday, June 16. See Hildene’s many venues, including the house and gardens, Welcome Center, Museum Store, Pullman car, Rowland Agricultural Center, and eight miles of scenic woodlands. Information: 802-362-1788, or www.Hildene.org. u
CAMBRIDGE St. Patrick’s Church in Cambridge invites everyone to its annual Strawberry Festival from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 16. Strawberries, cake, ice cream and more will be served. u
GRANVILLE The 30-voice Granville Area Chorus will present its annual Spring Concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 16, at the South Granville Congregational Church on Route 149. Everyone will be welcome. u
CAMBRIDGE The village of Cambridge opens its Summer Concert Series at 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 16, with the B o s t o n Conservatory Cello Trio, presenting Music from the Cello Seminar at Music from Salem at the Gazebo in
WEST PAWLET The West Pawlet Volunteer Fire Dept. invites everyone to its Father’s Day Spaghetti/Meatball Dinner fundraiser from 4 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, June 16, at the handicap-accessible firehouse on Route 153/Main Street. Cost: $5 dine in, free age 4 and younger; $6 takeout; additional $1 for
SCHAGHTICOKE Victor Lodge will serve a buffet-style Pancake/Belgian Waffle Breakfast from 7:30 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, June 16, at the lodge across from the Hoosic Valley Central School on Route 67 in Schaghticoke. Everyone will be welcome. u
Dad’s Breakfast WEST HOOSICK The West Hoosick Fire Dept. will serve an all-you-can-eat Fathers Day Pancake/French Toast Breakfast from 7:30 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, June 16, at the firehouse on Pine Valley Road, near the routes 103/109 intersection. Information: 686-1814. u
Country Breakfast GANS E VO O RT The Gansevoort Volunteer Fire Dept. invites everyone to an allyou-can-eat Country Breakfast with pancakes, omelets and more from 8 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, June 16, at the Gansevoort Firehouse. Cost: $8 adults; $7.50 age 55 and older; $6 ages 5 to 12; free 4 and younger. u
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 June 16. Omelets, pancakes and more will be served at $6 per person, $5 senior citizens, and $4 children. u
Walking Tour GREENWICH Join local historian and re-enactor Clifford Oliver at 1 p.m. on Sunday, June 16, for his popular Underground Railroad walking tour through the village of Greenwich. Dressed in peri-
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Sale Location: Kingsbury Volunteer Hose Co. #1 3715 Burgoyne Ave., Hudson Falls, NY 12839 Free Catalogs Online at:
www.AuctionsInternational.com Or Pick up a Copy at Washington County Municipal Center Building B, 2nd Floor, 383 Broadway St Fort Edward, NY www.AuctionsInternational.com | (800) 536-1401
soda, water or coffee. Information: Tom Collard at 802-645-0839, or email wpvfd@ yahoo.com.
Potluck Supper HEBRON Everyone is invited to a Potluck Supper at 6 p.m. on Monday, June 17, 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. u
Legion Bingo CAMBRIDGE American Legion Post 634 at 2106 Route 22 in Cambridge will host Monday Bingo at 7 p.m. on June 17. This bingo is held each Monday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-677-8069.
ARGYLE LIVESTOCK STATION CONSIGNMENT MACHINERY AUCTION
SATURDAY, JUNE 15, 2013 10:00 AM SHARP 8 McEACHRON HILL ROAD, ARGYLE, NY 12809 COMPLETE LINE OF EQUIPMENT CONSIGNED BY TOM BARNES AS FOLLOWS: IH986(D) Tractor w/ROPS (4362Hrs) and Dual Remotes, IH656(Gas) 2Pt Tractor w/ Snowplow and Rear Weights, Case 350(D) Tractor w/PS, Woods7500 Backhoe, IH720 4BTM Plow, IH350 13’ Disc Harrow, IH350 10’ Disc Harrow, Hesston PT 10 Mower/Cond, Befco Tedder, Case-IH 96 Rake, IH8420 Round Baler - Electric Twine, IH40 Backblade, Landpride 7’ Backblade, Bushhog 5’ Rotary Cutter, Modern York Rake, Loader Mt Bale Spear, Winco 15KW Generator, American Wood Splitter, JD Running Gear w/Flat Rack, NH Running Gear w/Flat Rack, (2) Knowles Running Gear w/Flat Racks, Full Set IH Wheel Weights, IH Rear Wheel Weights, Double Ring 986 Chains, Double Ring 2440 Chains, Double Ring 656 Chains, 6’ Adjustable Headlocks, Misc Gates, 295 Stick Welder, Tow Chains, B&D Drill Press, Inc Drive Sockets, 2 Ton Chain Falls, Battery Charger, Black Plastic Drainage Pipe, Canvases, Tractor Tool Box, 3PT Hitch Bar, Mower Knife Repair, 2 Hyd Cylinders (2Way), 1 Hyd Cylinder (1Way) OTHER CONSIGNMENTS AS FOLLOWS: JD4430(D) Tractor, IH1086(D) Tractor w/Cab and Loader, Ford 9N Tractor, Farmall H w/ Snowplow, JD 12’ Transport Disc, AC 14’ Drags, 258NH Rake, GA3200GT Kuhn Rake, Meyer Rotary Rake, Kuhn Tedder, NH273 Baler, Gehl Round Baler, NH Hay Elevator, 24’ Pipe Elevator, 16’ Single Chain Silage Elevator, (3) PenCo Hay Wagons,Cultivators, JD35 Chopper w/2 Row Corn Head and Hay Head, IH28 Blower (Like New), NH185 Manure Spreader, (New) Quick Attach Pallet Forks, (New) Fiberglass Gates in Various Sizes, Cub Cadet Riding Mower, Husqvarna Riding Mower, Alfa DeLeval Milking Machines, Feed Carts, Power Washer, Power Cart, Truck Camper.
THIS IS AN EARLY LISTING-- LOT WILL BE FULL! All Consignments Must be in Working Condition. We Are Not Responsible for Items That Do Not Show Up. Taking in Consignments Monday 6/10 thru Friday 6/14, 9am-6pm ** RAIN OR SHINE ** No Buyer’s Premium. Terms: Cash or Check day of sale Food and Drink Available WE COLLECT COWS AND CALVES EVERY MONDAY AND THURSDAY FOR BEEF.
LOW COMMISSION- FAST PAYMENT TRUCKING AVAILABLE, OR BRING IN YOUR OWN. CONTACT: DUANE OR DENISE HERRINGTON- OWNERS CATHY ELLIS - GENERAL MANAGER 518-638-8580
“We Know You Have a Choice - Thank You for Choosing Argyle Livestock Station!”
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Golf Skills Event GRANVILLE The Washington County Democratic Committee requests registrations by Tuesday, June 18, for a “Test Your Golfing Skills” event that will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 22, at the Pole Valley Golf Course, 3737 Route 196 in Hartford. Cost: $60, including carts and a barbecue at 2:45 p.m. No prior golfing experience is needed and spectators will be welcome ($20, including barbecue, for spectators). Trophies and prizes will
be awarded, too. Registration: 951-663-9090. Information: www. washingtoncountydemocrats. com. u
Band Concert SALEM Local residents are invited to enjoy the popular Washington County Band at a free concert at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 18 at the Fort Salem Theater. This concert is presented annually as a tribute to Dick Campbell, a Hebron resident who played lead trumpet for many years with the group. Marches, show tunes, light classical and pop favorites will be
among the many musical styles to be performed. The all-volunteer group is comprised of musicians from the towns of Washington County as well as neighboring Vermont. Under the direction of Geoffrey Gee of Hebron, the band has attracted new members and is considered a firstrate community band. Jay Kerr, owner of the Fort Salem Theater, has generously donated the use of his venue for the performance. There is no admission charge, but donations to the Salem Food Pantry will be accepted. u
Library Advocates SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville Public Library
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Advocates group will meet at 7 p.m. on June 18 at the library, 52 Ferry Street. Information: 518695-6641.
Wednesday19 Pember Board Meets GRANVILLE The Pember Board of Trustees will meet at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, June 19, at the Pember Library, 33 W. Main Street in Granville. Information: 518-642-2525. u
Book Discussion GREENWICH Joe Donahue, Public Radio producer/host, will lead a discussion of the book, “Thunderstruck” by Erik Larson, at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 19, in the Hedbring Community Room at the Greenwich Library. Preregistration is requested at 518692-7157, email Annie Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www. Greenwich-library.org. u
Astronomy Club SALEM The Salem Astronomy Club will meet at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 19, at the Historic Salem Courthouse. Information: Courthouse at 8547053, or email wfrederi@gotsky. com.
Rescue Pilot EASTON Helicopter pilot and author of the book “Heart of the Storm: My Adventures as a Helicopter Rescue Pilot and Commander,” Col. Edward Fleming, will give a talk at the Easton Library at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 20, recounting some of the most thrilling episodes of his long career. During the course of a 30-year career in helicopter rescue, Col. Fleming was responsible for saving 293 lives. He led scores of high-risk missions, including rescue options as depicted in the book and film “The Perfect Storm,” and the successful rescue of Dr. Jerri Nielsen from Antarctica in 1999. From the South Pole to the South Pacific and the Arabian desert, his book vividly recounts tales of bravery and adventure under the most extreme conditions. Col. Edward Fleming served in the Air Force and Air National Guard for three decades a as a helicopter rescue pilot. He was Commander of the 106th Operations Group, 4412th Squadron, in the Persian Gulf and Vice Commander of the 109th Airlift Wing. He now lives with his wife Jean near Cambridge, N.Y. The Easton Library is located at 1074 State Route 40 in North Easton and is handicapped accessible. For more information, call 518-692-2253.
Friday21 Rock ‘n’ Roll MANCHESTER As part of the Summer Solstice Street Festival celebrating the completion of the Roundabout construction, the Don’t Leave Band will perform rock ‘n’ roll favorites from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, June 21, at the First Baptist Church in
Manchester. Activities on Main Street will include street performers, a dunk tank with town officials, children’s activities, and a variety of food options. Park at Rite Aid or the Manchester Elementary Middle School. Free and open to all. Information: 802-362-0207, or email t.hayes@ manchester-vt. gov. u
Man of La Mancha SALEM The Rose Repertory Players from California will stage “The Man of La Mancha, The Impossible Dream Musical,” at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, June 21 and 22, and 2 p.m. the 23rd, at the Fort Salem Theater in Salem. Cost: $30 adults; $27 senior citizens; $15 age 12 and younger. Information/tickets: 518-8549200, or www.fortsalemtheater. com.
Saturday22 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. u
Artist Reception RUPERT An Artist Reception with Judith Winder will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, June 22, at the Rupert Kittay Library, 2827 Route 153 in Rupert. Judith’s paintings and drawings have been widely exhibited, including in Connecticut, Colorado, Ohio and Florida. Information: 802394-2444, or www.rupertkittaylibrary.org. u
FDR Speaks STILLWATER Enjoy a real fireside chat with President Franklin D. Roosevelt as portrayed by actor Gary Stamm, at 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 22 at the Battlefield Visitor center at S a r a t o g a N a t i o n a l Historical Park. Guests will hear FDR talk about the park’s 75th anniversary, the role he had in its establishment, and his administration’s work to expand the national park system. “Of all the presidential visitors (to Saratoga National Park),” said Park Ranger Joe Craig, “none played such a critical role in the preservation of Saratoga National Historical Park as Franklin Roosevelt. He was a man fascinated by history, and recognized that historic sites were as worthy of preservation as the many natural wonders that make up the national parks system.” Wisconsin resident Gary Stamm brings vast experience in performances on stage, radio and television. His credits include singing with the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, voice talent for Hanna-Barbera Productions, and his one-man performances as FDR. For more information, call the Visitor Center at 518-6649821 ext. 1777 or visit www.nps. gov/sara.
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