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It's time to sign-up to play ball! Granville Little League President Tim Thomas (l) hopes to see area kids along with the parents at the Granville Elementary School on Monday, Jan. 23 to sign-up to play baseball or softball this summer. There will be two registration sessions and everyone must register ( even if you played last year) this year in order to play. See all the details inside or call Marc Teller at 642-2172.
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The birthplace of pie a la mode will host world famous TV chef Gordon Ramsey (l) as he films an episode of his new Fox series "Hotel Hell" at the Cambridge Hotel next Wednesday through Saturday. See details inside on how you can attend this exciting local Whitehall Elks Lodge 1491 will host Friday night Bingo at 7 p.m. on Jan. 20. Featured will be a $500 jackpot special. event.
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Friday20 Phone Drive TICONDEROGA The Ticonderoga Federal Credit Union is holding its annual Cell Phone Drive now through February. Donated cell phones will be given to the STOP Domestic Violence Center in Essex County where they will be converted into emergency 911 phones for domestic violence survivors. To donate a phone, visit the TFCU branches in Ticonderoga, Port Henry or Elizabethtown. Information: www.tfcunow.com. u
Rummage Sale GRANVILLE Sylvan Star/ Skenesborough Chapter 122 will hold a Rummage Sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 20, at the Slate Valley Masonic Center, 95 North Street in Granville. This sale will be held on the third Friday each month, with few exceptions. Donations of clothing, household items and toys may be brought to the Masonic Center on the day of the sale. Information: Jean MacLeod at 518-260-0460. u
Fish Fry WHITEHALL American Legion Post 83 at 148 Main St. in Whitehall invites everyone to
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Art Reception GLENS FALLS A reception for the opening of the Northeast Feltmakers Guild’s exhibit “Creation Myths” will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Lapham Gallery at LARAC headquarters on City Park in Glens Falls. The event will feature musician Kate Blain and refreshments by The Chocolate Spoon and Uncorked. Free and open to the public. Information: 518-798-1144 ext. 2. u
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Friday Bingo WHITEHALL Elks Lodge 1491 at 5 Elks Way in Whitehall will host Friday Night Bingo at 7 p.m. on Jan. 20. Featured will be a $500 jackpot special. This bingo is held each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-1491.
Saturday21 $1 Breakfast FAIR HAVEN A Community Breakfast will be served from 8 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 21, at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, corner of N. Main and Allen streets in Fair Haven. Cost: $1; free age 14 and younger. This breakfast will be served on the third Saturday each month by the Episcopalians of the Slate Valley Region and everyone will be welcome. u
DORSET The eighth grade class at Long Trail School will hold a “Breakfast for Dinner” fundraiser from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 20, at Sherrie’s Café. The menu includes quiche, steak and eggs, French toast and more. Takeouts will be available. Cost: $10, with proceeds benefiting the class trip to Washington, D.C., in March. u
RUTLAND The Rutland Free Library, 10 Court St., will hold its annual Cabin Fever Book Sale from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 21, at the library. Thousands of pre-owned books will be available, including a special children’s section and video and audiotapes. Go to www.rutlandfree.org to print out a coupon for one free book. Information: 802-773-1860. u
GRANVILLE The Pember Library, 33 West Main St., will hold a Movie Night featuring a classic comedy at 6 p.m. on
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POULTNEY A benefit Pancake Breakfast will be held from 8 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 21, at the Poultney Firehouse. Proceeds will benefit Ashley Mulholland who was recently injured in an automobile accident. u
Road Group CASTLETON The Friends of the Hubbardton Military Road
will meet from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Jan. 21, at the Castleton Free Library, 638 Main Street. The first agenda item will be to formalize this group as a committee of the Crown Point Road Assn., a legal nonprofit organization. Potential 2012 projects also will be discussed and everyone will be welcome. Information: Tom Hughes at 802-388-2967. u
Fireside Stories GRANVILLE The Pember Library, 33 West Main St., will host Fireside Stories for children with a theme of “Snow” at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 21. Information: 518-642-2525. u
Pancake Supper ARGYLE The Argyle American Legion Post will hold an allyou-can-eat Pancake Supper from 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 21, at the post on Route 40. Cost: adults $6; children $3. Information: 518-638-8603. u
Souper Supper POULTNEY St. Raphael’s Ladies Guild invites everyone to a “Souper Saturday Supper” from 6 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 21, at the St. Raphael Church Hall, 21 Main Street in Poultney. Soups, salad, bread, dessert and beverages will be served. Cost: $5 adults; $3 ages 5 to 12; free 4 and younger. u
Songbird Program MANCHESTER Songbird expert Dr. Judith Scarl will present a free program titled, “Mountain Birdwatch,” at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 21, in the Manchester Room at the Equinox Hotel in Manchester. Dr. Scarl will discuss the findings of a citizen science research project on high-elevation songbird populations, notably the Bicknell’s Thrush. Everyone will be welcome. u
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Capitol Steps RUTLAND The musical/political parody group, The Capitol Steps, will perform at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 21, at the Paramount Theatre in Rutland. Cost: $24.50 to $34.50. Information/tickets: 802-7750903, www.paramountlive.org, or visit the box office at 30 Center Street.
Sunday22 Pancake Breakfast POULTNEY The Poultney Valley Snowmobile Club will hold its 39th Annual Pancake Breakfast from 7 a.m. to noon on Sunday, Jan. 22, at the Poultney Elementary School. Drive or snowmobile to this event. Information: Ernie DeMatties at 802-287-9755. u
Film Festival MANCHESTER Israel Congregation of Manchester will continue its winter film festival at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 22, with “Everything is Illuminated,” a quirky film from the book of the same name by Jonathan Safran Foer. This critically-acclaimed film stars Elijah Wood in this strange and unexpectedly funny journey of a young man searching for the heroine who saved his grandfather’s life during World War II. Admission: Free-will donation. Refreshments will be served and everyone will be welcome. Information: 802-297-0167.
Monday23 Little League GRANVILLE The Little League of Granville will hold registration for all players, former and new, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 23, at the Granville Elementary School. A registration form, birth certificate, and $15 fee is required. Forms are available at the school. u
Chorus Rehearsals FAIR HAVEN The Fair Haven Union High School Community Chorus will begin one-hour weekly rehearsals at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 23, in the Chorus Room. Everyone is invited, all voice parts are needed, and the Spring Chorus Concert will be presented on May 16. Information: 802-2654966, Ext. 254.
Tuesday24 Women’s Health WHITEHALL Washington County WIC will hold its monthly clinic from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 24, at the Skenesborough Rescue Squad in Whitehall. 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. u
Seniors Meet WEST PAWLET The Haystack Hustler Seniors will meet for lunch at noon on Tuesday, Jan. CONTINUED
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24, at the Mettawee Community School on Route 153 in West Pawlet. The school’s students will share information about their activities during this event. Members are encouraged to invite a neighbor to come along to the lunch. Also, food will be collected for the Pawlet Food Shelf and there’ll be a 50/50 raffle. Information: Phyllis at 325-3196. u
Sesame Street GLENS FALLS “Sesame Street Live! 1-2-3 Imagine! With Elmo & Friends” will be presented at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 24, and 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25, at the Glens Falls Civic Center. Information/cost: 518-798-0202, or www.glensfallscc.com. u
Bingo QUEENSBURY The Queensbury VFW at 32 Luzerne Road, across from the West Glens Falls Fire Department, will host Bingo at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 24. Cards go on sale at 5:30 p.m. and home-cooked meals and more will be available. Featured will be $1,000, $750, and $500 jackpots. This bingo is held each Tuesday, and the first Saturday each month, with few exceptions, and everyone will be welcome. u
Women’s Chorus RUTLAND The Ladies’ Night Out Women’s Chorus will hold its first rehearsal of the new year from 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 24, at the Rutland Middle School’s Music Room. Twelve more rehearsals will follow before several performances in May. Singers must be able to carry a tune and blend their voices, and there’ll be a social time at each rehearsal. All interested singers are asked to call Lucy Tenenbaum at 802-775-8004, or email email@example.com, to confirm their placement in the choir.
Wednesday25 Quilling Class GRANVILLE Pat Oathout will teach Quilling at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 25, at the Pember Library, 33 W. Main Street in Granville. Roll, shape and glue strips of paper into decorative designs. Preregistration is not required and materials will be provided. Information: 518-642-2525. u
"Hotel Hell" The birthplace of pie a la mode will once again gain national attention when the infamous TV chef Gordon Ramsay films an episode of his new Fox series “Hotel Hell” at the Cambridge Hotel on Jan. 25 to 28. Ramsay, the British chef known for his hit series “Hell’s Kitchen,” and “Kitchen Nightmares” will do a makeover of the historic inn. For the show, he will partner with a team of hospitality experts to
help struggling privatelyowned hotels, inns and bed and breakfasts. Ramsay himself studied hotel management as a young man. Built in 1885, the Cambridge Hotel is currently owned by local attorney John Imhof, who bought the hotel with his next-door neighbor back in 2007 after it had been closed for a year and a half. Imhof and his friend had run a pub before, but neither had hotel or restaurant experience. Today the Cambridge Hotel is run by his daughters Shea and Abigail. Imhof ’s wife Tina was the one who applied to the TV show in hopes of getting some guidance for solving their financial difficulties. People who wish to be considered for a stay in the hotel or for a dining reservation during filming should email firstname.lastname@example.org. While hotel guests can stay for no charge, diners will have to pay for their own food and drink bills. The Cambridge Hotel is located at 4 West Main Street in Cambridge, NY.
to 10 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28, at the Poultney Methodist Church on Main Street. Cost: $1; free age 14 and younger. This breakfast will be served by Poultney community members on the last Saturday each month and everyone will be welcome. u
Fly Tying MANCHESTER The American Museum of Fly Fishing in Manchester will continue its series of fly tying lessons from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Jan 28. This session will be for advanced beginners and supplies will be provided. Cost: $5. Pre-registration is requested at 802-362-3300, or email email@example.com. u
GRANVILLE Fireside Stories for children will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28, at the Pember Library, 33 W. Main Street in Granville. Soup will be this week’s theme. Information: 518-642-2525. u
WELLS The new author-of-themonth Book Discussion Group will meet from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 26, at the Wells Village Library on the green. Read a new book each month, play book games, and learn trivia about each author. Bring a beverage and a treat will be served. Visit the library for a copy of a book and to register. Information: 802645-0611.
ARGYLE The Argyle United Methodist Church invites everyone to a free Community Soup and Sandwich Lunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28. Also, blood pressure checks will be done at this event. u
Friday27 Hockey Night GLENS FALLS The Adirondack Phantoms will host Granville Night at the Jan. 27 and Feb. 3 games. Members of the Granville sixth grade chorus will open the game at 7 p.m. with the Star Spangled Banner. Tickets are available at the Granville Elementary School for both games at a cost of $13 for adults and $11 for children. u
Collin Raye RUTLAND Collin Raye, a fivetime nominee for country music’s Male Vocalist of the Year Award, will perform in concert at 8 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 27, at the Paramount Theater on Center Street in Rutland. Cost: $21.50 to $28.50. Information/tickets: 802-7750903, or www.paramountlive. org. u
Zumba for Children MANCHESTER Lia Taylor will lead a Zumba Class for children ages 5 and older at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28, at the Mark Skinner Library in Manchester. This will be a fast moving, fun filled dance program with great music and easy to follow steps. Free and open to all and children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Reservations are requested at 802-362-2607. u
Roast Pork CASTLETON The Castleton Federated Church on Main Street in Castleton Village invites everyone to an all-youcan-eat Roast Pork Supper from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28. Cost: $9 adults, $6 younger than 12, with proceeds benefiting the church restoration. Handicap accessible at the rear of the building. Information: 802-468-5725, or Norm and Cindy at 802-265-8686. u
Saturday28 $1 Breakfast POULTNEY A Community Breakfast will be served from 8
GRANVILLE The Granville Rotary Club invites community members to come to the Forum Jan. 28 to compete in the Rotary Trivia Challenge 2012. Teams of six will compete to answer questions in five rounds of trivia excitement, entry fee is $150 per team, $90 for student teams and spectators $12; cash bar and free appetizers provided. For more information contact Peter O’Brien at 518-642-1010. u
Collin Raye GLENS FALLS Collin Raye, a five-time nominee for country music’s Male Vocalist of the Year Award, will perform in concert at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28, at the Charles R. Wood Theater, 207 Glen Street in Glens Falls. Information/tickets: 518-874-0800, or www.woodtheater.org.
player, humorist, singer and ventriloquist who performed across the country for more than 40 years, starting in 1895. Free and open to all and refreshments will be served. Information: Lorraine Brown at 802-265-3843. u
VSO Concert RUTLAND The Vermont Symphony Orchestra will perform Mozart and Faure Requiems at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 29, at the Paramount Theatre in Rutland. Tickets range from $9 for students to $29, available at 802-775-0903, www.ParamountLive.org, or at the box office on Center Street. Also, there’ll be a pre-concert discussion for audience members titled, “Musically Speaking,” moderated by Barre Times Argus and Rutland Herald Arts Critic Jim Lowe, at 3 p.m.
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Ski for Heat PERU Ski for Heat 2012, a cross-country skiing and snowshoeing event, will be held on Sunday, Jan. 29, at the Wild Wings Ski Touring Center in Peru. Participants may ski or snowshoe at any time of the day and for any length of time, and their donations or pledges will benefit the Shareheat Fund at BROC that helps local families and individuals pay for heating fuel. Information: Martha Robertson at 802-8243558, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.skiforheat.org. u
Fiddler Portrayal FAIR HAVEN The Fair Haven Historical Society and Jay Brown of Fabian Trucking will present 10th generation Vermonter Adam Boyce with a portrayal of Charles Ross Taggart, “the old country fiddler,” at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 29, at the Fair Haven Grade School Learning Center. Mr. Taggart was a fiddler, piano
GRANVILLE Cub Scout Pack 44 will host a Spaghetti Dinner on Monday, Jan. 30, at Bernardo’s Restaurant on Church Street in Granville. Seating will be at 5, 6 and 7 p.m. Cost: $5 eat in, $6 take out, including spaghetti, sauce, salad and bread; drinks and dessert extra. Proceeds will benefit the Mettowee Valley Ecumenical Council Community Fuel Assistance Program. u
Book Discussion POULTNEY Nationally acclaimed writer/activist Rick Bass will discuss his book, “Heart of the Monster: Why the Pacific Northwest and Northern Rockies Must Not Become an ExxonMobil Conduit to the Alberta Tar Sands,” at 6 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 30. This event will be held in the Gorge at Withey Hall on the Green Mountain College campus in Poultney and everyone will be welcome.
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