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Lunch/Fashions GLENS FALLS The Hyde Collection in Glens Falls requests advance reservations for its Summer Luncheon and Inspired Nostalgia Fashion Show that will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 6, at the Saratoga National Golf Club. Cost: $55. I n fo r m at i o n / re s e r vat i o n s : Kara Sier at 518-792-1761, Ext. 323, or www.hydecollection.org.
Art Class GLENS FALLS The Hyde Collection in Glens Falls is accepting registrations for an art class, “Seeing the Trees for the Forest: A Workshop in Pen and Ink and Transparent Watercolor,” that will be offered from 2 to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 15, at the Wiawaka Holiday House, 3778 Route 9L on the east side of Lake George. For women age 18 and older at all levels of artistic ability. Cost: $15 for the class and $15 for Wiawaka day visit. Information/registration: Christine Dixon at email firstname.lastname@example.org, or www. wiawaka.org.
Pickling Class SARATOGA COUNTY Cornell Cooperative Extension is requesting registrations by Friday, Aug. 2, for “Pickling 101” that will be offered from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 6, at its office in Ballston Spa. Cost: $15. Information/registration: 885-8995.
Day Camp HOOSICK FALLS Friday, Aug. 2, is the deadline for Hoosick Falls girls in grades 1 through 6 to register for a Girls Day Camp that will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday, Aug. 5 to 9, at the Hoosic School Sports Center. Cost: $50. Registration forms are available at 63 Wilder Avenue in Hoosick Falls. Information: Marion at 686-4576.
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Carnival/Parade PAWLET The Pawlet Volunteer Fire Dept. will hold its annual Carnival and Parade on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 2 and 3, at the fire department grounds. The carnival will begin at 6:30 p.m. both days, featuring games for all ages. There’ll be a chicken barbecue at noon Saturday ($12), with hamburgers, hot dogs and sauCONTINUED
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sage at night. The parade will step off at 6 p.m. Saturday (assemble at 5 p.m. at St. Frances Cabrini Church on Route 153). To be in the parade, call Morgan Hosley at 802-645-0158.
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 Aug. 2 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 518-642-2525, or Museum at 642-1417.
and Saturday, Aug. 2, 3, 9 and 10 and at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 4 and 11 at Fort Salem Theater in Salem. “In today’s economy, we’re all looking to win the lottery,” said Budde. This is how “Winning the Lottery” begins, with three women working together in an office. They continually play the same numbers, and one lucky day, they win $44 million. How they with winning and losing, said Kerr, “creates dramatic tension and opportunity for song and dance that make musicals entertaining, relevant, and even thought-provoking.” Film and television performer Jesse Liebman stars, along with Gordon Hazzard as her father. “Maybe you won’t feel like you’ve won $44 million when your leave the theater,” said Kerr, “but you’ll have a good time.” Tickets for “Winning the Lottery” are $30 for adults, $27 for senior citizens, and $15 for age 12 and younger. To purchase, call 518-854-9200, or visit www.fortsalemtheater.com.
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Teen Drive-In SCHUYLERVILLE A Teen Drive-In will be held at 8 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 2, at the Schuylerville Public Library, 52 Ferry Street. Screened will be a PG-13 movie running about 120 minutes. Bring a chair or blanket, bug spray, and popcorn if you like to this event that’s free and open to all. Information: 518-695-6641.
Original Musical SALEM Fort Salem Theater wraps up its summer Mainstage season with the world premiere of an original musical by Al Budde and Jay Kerr, “Winning the Lottery.” The play will be performed at 8 p.m. on Friday
GRANVILLE The Granville High School class of 2003 will hold its 10th Reunion on Saturday, Aug. 3, at the Georgian Lakeside Resort, 384 Canada Street in Lake George. All classmates and teachers are encouraged to attend. Information/ reservations: w w w. Granville2003tenyear.eventbrite.com.
H.S. Reunion GRANVILLE The Granville High School class of 1988 will hold its 25th Reunion that on Saturday, Aug. 3. All 1980s alumni are invited. Information/reservations: Lisa (Rivers) Fenton at 802-235-2264, or www.
Race the Train NORTH CREEK Area runners will gather at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 3, at the North Creek Depot for “Race the Train,” an 8.4mile race. They’ll ride the train to Riverside Station in Riparius and from there they’ll race the train back to North Creek beginning at 9 a.m. Register from 7 to 7:45 a.m. Aug. 3. Registration: $35 race day; $28, $20 students, in advance at Active.com, http://beta.active. com/north-creek-ny-ny/ running/11th-race-thetrain-2013. T-shirts for first 275 registered runners. Information: Tracy Watson at 518-251-0107, or email email@example.com.
Norman’s Attic ARLINGTON St. James Episcopal Church in Arlington will host Norman’s Attic, a communitywide festival, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 3. A wide variety of gifts, crafts, collectibles, woven items, pottery, jewelry, china, linens, antiques, and much more will be available. Breakfast and St. James Grill, too. Information/vendor space: 802-375-9952, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or www. stjamesarlingtonvt.org.
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Artist Reception DORSET Everyone is invited to a reception with artist Mark Tougias from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 3, at the Dorset Public Library. Mark’s work is inspired by the landscapes of Vermont and upstate New York, and frequent trips to Europe. A portion of proceeds from sales of his work will benefit the library. Information: 802-867-5774, or www.dorsetlibraryinfo.org.
Folk Music GRANVILLE The CarpathoRusyn folk music group, Gerdan, will perform music of the Carpathian peoples at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 3, at the Slate Valley Museum, 17 Water Street in Granville. Cost: $10 recommended donation. While there, be sure to see the newest exhibit, “Preserving a Heritage, Building a Community: The Carpatho-Rusyn Community of the Slate Valley.” Information: 518-642-1417, or email email@example.com.
Chicken Barbecue GRANVILLE The Knights of Columbus on Park Street in Granville invite everyone to a Chicken Barbecue from 4 p.m. until sold out on Saturday, Aug. 3. Takeouts will be available. Cost: $10. Information/advance orders: 518-642-2509.
Pork Picnic HARTFORD The Hartford Yoked Parish invites everyone to a Barbecued Pork Picnic from 4:30 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 3, under tents at the Baptist Church on Main Street in Hartford. Takeouts will be available. Cost: $10 adults; $6 ages 5 to 12; free 4 and younger.
Roast Pork PAWLET The Ladies’ and Gentlemen’s Supper Club invites everyone to a Roast Pork Dinner at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 3, at the Pawlet Community Church on Route 133, just north of Route 30. Takeouts may be ordered the day of the dinner at 802-325-3022. Cost: $10 adults; $6 ages 6 to 12; free 5 and younger. Information: Doreen Mach at 325-3428, or Judy Coolidge at 325-3073.
F. D. Auction WEST HEBRON Continuing a tradition that’s been going on for almost half a decade, the H e b r o n Volunteer Fire Co. will hold its annual auction this Saturday, Aug. 3. The event, which is in its 4 9 t h year, will offer locals a chance to get rid of old items, purchase something new and support the fire company while doing so. George Flint, recent past chief of the department, said everything from “furniture to whatever” will be up for sale. “There’s always a surprise; we never really know,” he said, adding that the department will accept donations up until the start of the auction at 6 p.m. There will be a raffle of furniture donated by Telescope Causal, as well as several truckloads worth of items from an
estate. Food, such as hamburgers, hotdogs and sausages, will be for sale starting at 4:30 p.m., and the event will take place at the ‘fire field’ at 3165 County Route 30. The department will have a large, 40 by 80-foot tent set up, so the auction will take place rain or shine. “It’s a community evening,” Flint said. For more information or to donate items, barring tires, computers or junk, call Flint at 854-7616, Bruce Stewart at 8549277 or any fire department member (see hebronfireco. com.)
“Four Hands” Concert CAMBRIDGE Hubbard Hall will present Music from Salem’s third summer concert “Four H a n d s , L u m i n o u s Works,” featuring two pianists on one piano, at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 3. Music for piano in four hands is as exciting to watch as it is to listen to. The closeness of two players navigating their hand crossings and sharing their musical impulses can be as beautiful as a choreographed pas de deux. The concert offers a fascinating group of transcriptions by celebrated composers for piano duet, as well as Bach organ preludes transcribed for cello and piano by Kodaly. Pianists performing include the acclaimed Alissa Leiser and Marc Ryser, director of Music b the Sea. Performing with them is violinist Lydia Forbes, cellist Scott Kluksdahl and MfS artistic director and violist Lila Brown. Admission is pay what you can, so everyone can attend, with $20 suggested. Hubbard Hall is located at 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. For advance tickets go to www.hubbardhall.org or call 518-677-2495.
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Squad 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, Aug. 4. Cost: $6 adults; $3 children. Also, the squad will collect bottles and cans for recycling. Information: 753-9549.
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Turning Point Parade and Festival this weekend Parade kicks-off at 1 p.m. Sunday; fireworks display starts at 9 p.m. The Turning Point Parade and Festival, Schuylerville’s major annual event, will be highlighted this year by a junior drum corps competition. This is the 19th year for the festival, which takes place on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 3 and 4 at Fort Hardy Park in Schuyerville. This year’s theme, “Community Pride: The Green Sabres – Ambassadors of Good Will,” centers on Schuylerville’s own legendary corps from years past. Organized in 1949, the Green Sabres’ 30 years of accomplishments included many championship trophies and representing New York State in President Kennedy’s inaugural parade in 1961. The group also participated in the New York City World’s Fair in 1964, President Johnson’s inaugural parade in 1965, and EXPO ’67 in Montreal, Canada. In the 1970s, they reformed as a junior corps that marched and competed until disbanding in 1979. “They were very well-known and very good,” said Turning Point festival organizer Jean Driscoll. She noted that at least 20 alumni from the Green Sabres will be marching in the Turning Point Parade. At 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 4 at the Schuylerville Central School athletic field, there will be a Drum Corps Associates junior drum corps competition featuring the Windsor Regiment, the Centurions, the Bushwackers, and the Excelsior Drum & Bugle Corps. Tickets are $10 and will be available at the gate. If the competition is a success, said Driscoll, the Turning Point committee hopes to grow it into an annual event. The weekend kicks off at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 3, with the Turning Point festival at Fort
Hardy Park. There will be carnival and pony rides, amusements and vendors. At 4 p.m. on Saturday, a hot dog eating contest will take place, followed by a Village Idol competition at 5 p.m. At 7 p.m., don’t miss the Old Fashioned Street Dance in the park with DJ Jenni “A.” A large bonfire at 9:30 p.m. will feature a group playing African drums. On Sunday, the Turning Point Parade steps off at 1 p.m. from Spring Street and proceeds down Broad Street to the General Schuyler House at the south end of the village. The one and one half hour parade will feature many floats and 15 musical marching units, said Driscoll. Among those marching are the Adamsville Ancients, Capital Brass, Fyfes & Drumms of Olde Saratoga, Galloway Gaelic Pipes & Drums, the Yankee Doodle Band and the Avante Guard Drum Line. Some of the drum corps competing in the competition, the Excelsior Drum & Bugle Corps and the Windsor Regiment, are also marching in the parade. Other parade participants include the famed Oriental Shriners/Keystone Kops, re-enactors, floats, fire companies, veterans, military drill teams, and antique cars. After the parade, the festival continues in the park with music by Jack Zucchini of the Zucchini Brothers band at 5:30 p.m., followed by the Open Bar band at 7 p.m. The festival will be capped off by a spectacular fireworks display by Alonzo at 9 p.m. Fort Hardy Park is located off Route 29 east of the main traffic light at the intersection of Ferry and Broad streets. More information is available at www.turningpointparade.com.
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be live music, too.
Open House SHUSHAN The Georgi Museum will be open for tours from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 4. The Agricultural Stewardship Association’s Bike Tour will begin and end that day at the museum, so that riders and the general public will be able to see the museum and view its current exhibit, “Shushan Notables” and learn more about the ASA. Information: www. thegeorgi.com or 518-854-3773.
Parish Picnic SALEM Holy Cross Catholic Church in Salem will hold its Parish Picnic at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 4. Hot dogs and hamburgers will be provided and parishioners are asked to bring lawn chairs or blankets, their beverage, and a dish to pass. Information: Rose Mary Sheffield at 518-854-3692.
Free Concert CAMBRIDGE The Cambridge Summer Concert Series will present the Roadside Blues Band at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 4, at the gazebo in Memorial Park at the library on W. Main Street. Free and open to all. Information: 518-677-2622, or www.cambridgeny.gov.
Conservation Film PAWLET The first public screening of the documentary, “Conserving Farms and Woodlands,” will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 4, at the Pawlet Public Library, 141 School Street. Guest presenters for this film are Donald Campbell, regional director for the Vermont Land Trust, and Lee Krohn, planning director for Manchester. Examples of conservation trusts from Wells to Bennington will be highlighted. Free admission, and refreshments will be served. Information: 802-325-3123.
Free Concert GRANVILLE the Granville Town Band will perform marches and concert band specialties from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 4, at Veterans Park on Quaker Street in Granville. Free and open to all.
Monday5 5K Fun Run GANSEVOORT The Saratoga Stryders will host a Camp Saratoga 5K Fun Run at 6:15 p.m. on Mondays, Aug. 5 and 19, at the camp at the Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park in Gansevoort. Registration: $5 per run, 5:30 p.m. at the door, rain or shine. Proceeds will benefit the park and other local nonprofits. Information: Laura Clark at 581-1278, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Concert/Auction HARTFORD The Hartford Community Band will perform in concert at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 5, on the lawn at
the Baptist Church on Main Street in Hartford. Bring a chair or blanket. Also, a silent auction and food sale will precede the concert at 5 p.m.
Legion Bingo CAMBRIDGE American Legion Post 634 at 2106 Route 22 in Cambridge will host Monday Bingo at 7 p.m. on Aug. 5. This bingo is held each Monday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-677-8069.
Tuesday6 Sports Physicals SALEM Free Sports Physicals by Dr. McNeil will be offered for students in the Salem School District from 8 to 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 6, and 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20. To schedule a physical, call the Salem Family Health Center at 854-3821, or see school nurse Sheryl Chambers.
History Hikes STILLWATER Free History Hikes will be offered from 9 to 11 a.m. on Aug. 6, 13, 23 and 30, at Saratoga Battlefield, Saratoga National Historical Park, routes 4 and 32 in Stillwater. Learn about the American Revolution and the battles of Saratoga while walking up to two miles, sometimes on uneven ground. Information: 518-664-9821, Ext. 1777, or www.nps.gov/sara.
Women’s Health WASHINGTON COUNTY Washington County WIC will hold its monthly clinics from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 6, at the Granville Baptist Church on Quaker Street, and Wednesday, Aug. 7, at the Cambridge Town Office on N. Park 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.
Water Street in Granville. Following the regular meeting, there’ll be presentation of the club’s annual beautification awards and a luncheon. The awards recognize gardens in the Village of Granville. Information: Robyn Lipschutz at 642-2629.
Country Jamboree FORT EDWARD Enjoy a full day of country music at the Little Theater on the Farm in Fort Edward, when the Third Annual Country and B l u e g r a s s Jamboree returns. The event, which runs from noon to 10 p.m., features performances by The Bluebillies, the Seth Sawyer Band, Ernie Sites, Barbara Gayny and Friends, Bob Marcotte and Friends, and the legendary Smokey Greene. In addition to non-stop music, there will be refreshments available and a 50/50 drawing. Admission is $10. The jamboree will be held rain or shine at 27 Plum Road. For more information, contact Linda Hermans at 518-747-
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Farmers Market GREENWICH The Greenwich Farmers Market will be open from 3 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 7, at 70 Main Street.
Naturally grown vegetables, eggs, pastured pork and beef, prepared foods, baked goods, and more will be offered each Wednesday. Information: 518944-7149.
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Fishing Derby 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM “OLD HOME DAY” SATURDAY, AUGUST 10 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Fishing Derby 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM: Chicken BBQ 12:00 PM: The Tonebenders 3:00 PM: Wild Country Cloggers 5:30 PM: Parade Music by GOLD TOWN Benefit Rupert Volunteer Fire Department
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Free Concert STILLWATER The Friends of the Saratoga Battlefield will host Elizabeth Huntley performing 18th century music on the harp at noon on Tuesday, Aug. 6, at the Saratoga National Historical Park Visitor Center, Route 32 in Stillwater. Bring lunch if you like to this free event. Information: 518-664-9821, Ext. 1777, or www.nps.gov/sara.
Children’s Activity SCHUYLERVILLE Kathy Ceceri, a local author of children’s activity books including “Discover the Desert,” will lead children in creating sand design bottles, a craft from the ancient Silk Road desert city of Petra, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 6. You’ll find this activity, for children age 7 and older, at the Schuylerville Public Library, 52 Ferry Street. Registration is required at 518-695-6641.
Wednesday7 Garden Club Awards GRANVILLE The Slate Valley Garden Club will meet at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 7, at the Slate Valley Museum, 17
Round House Bakery Café (Cambridge, NY) Washington Square Deli (Greenwich, NY) Country Gals Café (Cambridge, NY) The Cambridge Red Roost (Cambridge, NY) Eagle Bridge Inn (Eagle Bridge, NY) The Burger Den (Cambridge, NY) Momma’s Restaurant (Cambridge, NY) Ice Cream Man (Greenwich, NY) Clark’s Pizzeria (Cambridge, NY) Silvano’s Italian Restaurant (Cambridge, NY) Salem Tavern (Salem, NY) Manley’s Restaurant (Hudson Falls, NY) Bernardo’s Restaurant & Sports Bar (Granville, NY) AJ’s Restaurant & Pub (Granville, NY) O’Callahan’s Pub & Grill (Granville, NY) Ma & Pa’s Place (Granville, NY) Over The Moon Café (Schuylerville, NY) What’s Cookin’ (Hartford, NY) Finch & Chubb (Whitehall, NY) Jody’s Tavern (Schuylerville, NY)
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CAMBRIDGE Cambridge Valley Cyclists will present “Bicycling Skills 123” at 6:30
p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 7, at the Cambridge Public Library, 21 W. Main Street (rain date 6:30 p.m. Aug. 21). This program will be an introduction to bicycle maintenance, riding skills, fit and safety. Bring your bike and helmet. Advance registration is requested in person at the
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Saturday August 3, 2013 in West Hebron at Fire Company Grounds Food Available from 4:30pm at concession stand. Auction starts at 6pm.
Valuable items wanted as donations for auction. Sorry-no tires, no used computers, no junk. Contact George Flint at 854-7616, Bruce Stewart at 854-9277, or any member of the Fire Company. Members’ names available at www.hebronfireco.com. All proceeds help support the Fire Company.
JOINS CARMODY FORD’S SALES TEAM! Greenwich, New York 7/31/13 - Carmody Ford announced today the addition of Eric Stover to the dealership’s sales team. Eric is from Schuylerville and he brings his enthusiasm and passion for great customer service to Carmody Ford. “We are thrilled Eric has joined our group and will be helping our dealership address the needs of our customers. We’re especially thankful for our community’s support over the years so we can continue to grow as a business, and we look forward to the significant contributions Eric will make in helping Carmody Ford remain a valuable source for new and Certified Pre-Owned vehicles and fantastic service,” said owner John Carmody. “I’m both thrilled and honored to join. Carmody Ford is one of the best businesses in Greenwich,” said Eric. “I look forward to working with our team to make this great dealership even stronger.” Carmody Ford employs about 34 people, and has been in Greenwich for over 50 years.
library or at 677-2443.
Thursday8 Children’s Workshop GREENWICH The chamber music musicians from Music from Salem will present a Children’s Workshop at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 8, at the Greenwich Youth Center, 6 Academy Street. Pizza will be served at noon and all area youths in grades 6 through 12 are invited. Information: www. musicfromsalem.org.
Open Rehearsal CAMBRIDGE Music from Salem will hold a free Open Rehearsal at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 8, at the Brown Farm, 154 Priest Road in Salem. Observe the process of shaping an upcoming concert featuring chamber music for strings by Arensky and Brahms. Open to all. Information: 518-854-7246.
Free Concert GRANVILLE The Summer Concert Series will present The Big Smoothies from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 8, at Veterans Park on Quaker Street in Granville. This group features pop, rhythm and blues, and big band music.
Outdoor Theater SHUSHAN The Mettawee River Theatre Company will present its new outdoor production “Taliesen” at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 8 on the lawn of the Georgi Museum in Shushan. The performance is free and open to
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the public. The story of Taliesin comes from a medieval Welsh tale in which the sorceress Ceridwen cooks up a potion to give her son the gift of inspiration and wisdom. By accident, the powerful elixir lands on the scruffy kid hired to stir the caldron. He is immediately enlightened, infuriating the sorceress, and he ends up using his gifts to challenge conventions at the king’s court. Taliesin is directed by Mettawee founder Ralph Lee, a native of Middlebury, Vt. The production features an original musical score by Neal Kirkwood. Founded in 1975, Mettawee River Theatre Company creates original theater productions that incorporate masks, giant figures, puppets and other visual elements with live music, drawing on legends and folklore of the world’s cultures. The company has been honored with many awards, including a 1996 New York State Governor’s Arts Award to Ralph Lee. For more information, visit www. mettawee.org.
Saturday10 Pilgrimage CAMBRIDGE The monks and nuns of New Skete invite everyone to their Annual Pilgrimage on Saturday, Aug. 10. Much of the focus of this year’s Pilgrimage will be on art. At 12:30 and 3 p.m., Brother Jacob will do a demonstration on New Skete Iconography. Guest speaker, art historian William Hood, will give talk “Praying with Two Eyes: Icons in Christian Life” at 1:15 p.m. A photo exhibit of New Skete Life will be set up from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., and the Mediation Gardens, the Monks’ Gift Shop, and the Nuns’ Gift Shop (343 Ash Grove Road) will be open during the same hours. At the monastery, Nuns of New Skete Kitchens cheesecake and beverages will be available for purchase from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Boxed lunches from Washington Square Deli will also be available. The day starts at 11:15 a.m. with a tour of the Holy Wisdom Temple by Brother Stavros. At 11:30 a.m. and 3 p.m., Sister Rebecca will give a talk on monastic life at New Skete. A talk on the New Skete Chapel community will take place at 12:30 and 3 p.m. Church services will be held at 8:30 a.m., and 9:30 a.m., with a Divine Liturgy at 4 p.m. A Healing Service with anointing will take place at 5 p.m. For more information, go to www.newskete.org. or www. facebook.com/newskete.
Boat Race SCHUYLERVILLE Unleash your MacGyver instincts and create your own seaworthy cardboard boat for Hudson C r o s s i n g Park’s Ninth A n n u a l Cardboard Boat Race, taking place from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 10 at Fort Hardy Park beach on Route 29 in Schuylerville. Racing participants will construct a “human-powered” boat
made of corrugated cardboard or 100 percent recycled materials that will hold at least one crew member and be “seaworthy” enough to race a short distance on the river. Racers may construct their boats ahead of time or on-site the morning of the event. Materials will be available at the site for a nominal fee. During race preparations, there will be live music by Swing Shift, a live radio broadcast by 101.3-The Jockey, t-shirt sales, and booths by Saratoga Clay Arts and the Battenkill Conservancy. All boats must be on-site by 11 a.m. The first race launches at 1 p.m. A list of rules and registration forms are available at www. hudsoncrossingpark.org or by email at email@example.com, or call Julie White at 518-695-4539. Individuals, families, groups, businesses and school teams are all encouraged to race. Admission is free for spectators. Event partners include Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor, Schuylerville Area Chamber of Commerce and Curtis Lumber. Hudson Crossing is an evolving bi-county educational park center on and near the Champlain Canal Lock 5 island.
Food Pantry CAMBRIDGE The Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry will be open from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturdays, and 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesdays, at the United Presbyterian Church, corner of E. Main Street and Route 22 in Cambridge. This pantry is open to people in the Cambridge Central School District.
Backpack Project GRANVILLE The Seventh Annual Backpack Project will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 10, at Granville High School. TD Bank will accept donations in support of this project that provides backpacks and school supplies to students in need. Checks payable to “The Backpack Project” may be mailed to TD Bank, 6 Main Street, Granville, N.Y. 12832. Donations of supplies will be appreciated, too (call Gwen Schneider at 518-642-3469, or Ann Schinski at 802-287-2787, for a list of needed items).
Spinning Guild SCHUYLERVILLE The Southern Adirondack Spinning Guild will meet from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 10, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Music/Wine HOOSICK Adirondack Winery and Brotherhood Winery will sponsor a Music and Wine Festival for age 21 and older from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 10, at Why Not Wine, 5152 Route 7 in Hoosick (near Tammy’s Candy Kettle). Music will be provided by Original Express. Proceeds will benefit patients at the Samaritan Hospital Cancer Treatment Center. Bring a chair. Information: 518-424-7524, or www.whynotwineny.com.
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