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TheSCOOP and Walker Fitting Workshop at 11:45 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 16 at Equinox Village in Manchester. The workshop will be conducted by Physical Therapist John DiBlasio. To reserve a place, call Kylee at 802-362-4061. u
POULTNEY All families are invited to attend a game between the Poultney All Stars and the Harlem Superstars, a comedic basketball team, at 7 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 13, at Poultney High School. Cost: $7 in advance (call 802-287-5861, stop by the school’s main office, or see any Poultney High School Athletic Leadership Council member); $8 at the door. Proceeds will benefit the Leadership Council. u
SALEM Chinese Kung Fu fundamentals for children will be taught at the Salem Courthouse Community center from Jan. 14 to Feb. 25. Ages five and six will be taught from 9:20 to 10 a.m.; ages seven to 11 will run from 8:35 to 9:15 a.m. Fee is $35 for members and $45 for nonmembers. To register: 518-8547053 or email HSCPA@salemcourthouse.org. u
GLENS FALLS The Adirondack Theatre Festival will hold its Winter Gala at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 13, at the Charles R. Wood Theater in Glens Falls. Information/cost: 518-874-0800, or www.woodtheater.org. u
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.
WHITEHALL Whitehall Elks Lodge 1491 will host a Ham Dinner on from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 14 at the lodge on Williams Street. The cost is $8 and the meal is open to all members, guests and friends of Elk members. The menu will include ham, scalloped potatoes and candied carrots. u
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Saturday14 Pancake Breakfast WELLS The Wells United Methodist Church’s Youth Fellowship will hold its Monthly Pancake Breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 14. Menu will include pancakes, homemade muffins, fruit salad, eggs, sausage, and more. Cost: $5 for adults, $3 for children five to 12, and free for children four and under. Information: Regina Mason at 802-325-2280. u
Teen Softball QUEENSBURY Winter Blast Teen Softball Tournaments will be held at 8 a.m. on Saturdays and Sundays, Jan. 14 through 29, at the Adirondack Sports Complex/The Dome in Queensbury. Free. Information: 518-743-1086, or www.adksc. com. u
Live Critter GRANVILLE A live Canada Lynx will be on exhibit at the Pember Museum on Saturday, Jan. 14 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. There is no admission charge to this special exhibition but donations will be kindly appreciated. Bernadette Hoffman, owner of the lynx and the museum’s educator will be on hand to provide information and answer questions about one of New York’s forgotten species. Contact the Pember Museum 642-1515. u
Art Reception CAMBRIDGE Everyone is invited to an opening reception from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 14, for a juried exhibition titled, “Reflection,” at the Valley Artisans Market’s Small Gallery, 25 E. Main Street, Route 372, in Cambridge. This exhibition will run through February. Information: 518-677-2765. u
Fly Tying MANCHESTER The American Museum of Fly Fishing will host a series of four fly tying lessons beginning Jan. 14 at the museum. Each session runs from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Supplies will be available. Sessions will be held on Jan. 14 (Beginners); Jan. 28 (Advanced Beginner); Feb. 11 (Intermediate); and Feb. 25 (Advanced). Cost: $5 per session, or four for $18. Register in advance at kmurphy@amff.
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Fireside Stories GRANVILLE The Pember Library will host Fireside Stories for children at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 14. The theme will be “Popcorn.” Information: 518-642-2525. u
Demo Ride GRANVILLE The Birch Hill Farm at 7507 Route 22 in Granville will hold an Open House from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 14. Meet Emily Embree the new instructor/ trainer and watch a demo ride. Information: 518-642-9557. u
Wine Tasting LAKE GEORGE A free “Spice Up Your Winter Wine Tasting” event will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 14, and 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday the 15th, at Adirondack Winery in Lake George Village. Spiced mulled wines paired with sweet treats will be served. Information: 518-6689463, or www.adirondackwinery.com. u
Volleyball GRANVILLE Learn the fundamentals of volleyball with the Granville coaching staff and players Jan. 14, 21 and Feb. 11. Girls in grades 3 & 4 from 12:20 to 1:30 p.m. and grades 5 &6 from 1:30 to 2:20 p.m. Instruction is free. Bring permission slip, water, sneakers and wear a t-shirt and shorts for play. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org. u
Auditions CAMBRIDGE The Theater Company at Hubbard Hall will hold auditions for its production of Tennessee Williams’ “The Night of the Iguana” at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 14 in the Freight Depot Theater behind Hubbard Hall. Come prepared with a one-minute monologue, resume and photo. Anyone interested can audition; all are welcome. Call Benjie White at 518-677-2495 or email benjie@ hubbardhall.org to let him know of your intent to audition. u
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MANCHESTER The Southern Vermont Arts Center on West Road will hold the opening of its 20th Annual Winter Members’ Exhibition from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 14 at the SVAC Yester House Gallery. Mingle with the artists and enjoy complimentary wine and hors d’oeuvres. The show will be on display through Feb. 11. Information: 802-362-1405 or www.svac.org.
Sunday15 Pancake Breakfast WEST PAWLET The West Pawlet Fire Dept. will hold an “All You Can Eat” Pancake Breakfast from 7 a.m. to noon on Sunday, Jan. 15 at the fire house. Cost is $7 for adults, $5 for children five to 12, and free for kids under five.
Monday16 Auditions DORSET Auditions for the Missoula Children’s Theatre production of “The Wiz of the West” will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 16 at the Dorset Playhouse. Students in grades K through 12 are invited to the group audition. No advance preparation is necessary. A $35 per child fee is asked for each child that is selected for the cast. Performances will be at 3 and 7 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 21 at the Dorset Playhouse. Information: email email@example.com or call Sheila Conway between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at 802-867-5570. u
Potluck Supper HEBRON Everyone is invited to a Potluck Supper at 6 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 16, 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. Information: 518-854-7017, or 854-7716.
Tuesday17 Free Skiing NORTH CREEK Gore Mountain in North Creek will hold a “Take Your Daughter to Gore Week” from Tuesday, Jan. 17, through Sunday, Jan. 22. Daughters age 19 and younger will ski, ride and tube for free with a paying parent. Information: 518-251-2411, or
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MANCHESTER Photographer George Bouret will be hosted at a reception at the Gallery at Equinox Village at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 19. All are welcome. Preview the artist’s work at www.bouretphotography. com. u
SALEM The Battenkill Time Traders will hold an information session for new members at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 17 at Proudfit Hall, 181 Main St., Salem. Those who choose to become members will get credit for attending the session. Information: www.battenkill. timebanks.org. u
Friday20 Fish Fry WHITEHALL American Legion Post 83 at 148 Main St. in Whitehall invites everyone to its Friday Fish Fry from 4 to 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 20. This meal is served each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-2482. u
SOUTH GLENS FALLS The South Glens Falls Fire Company will hold Line Dancing lessons every Tuesday from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at the firehouse on Rt. 197. Open dance follows the class. Cost: $6 per person. Information: 518-7984020. u
MANCHESTER The Sustainable Living Series hosted by Alan Benoit, AIA, will take place at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 19 at the Northshire Bookstore. This month’s topic is Socially Responsible Investing, with guest speaker Will Belongia, executive director of the Vermont Community Loan Fund. Free and open to the public. Information: SustainableDesignOfVT.com. u
DORSET Environmental enthusiasts are welcome to attend “Green Drinks” at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 19 at the Dorset Inn, 8 Church St., Dorset. Enjoy drinks and conversation on topics including sustainable agriculture, climate change, local consumption, alternative energies, and more. Green Drinks is an informal group of community members who wish to engage in environmental issues broadly. Information: www.greendrinks.org or Green Drinks Manchester VT on Facebook. u
GRANVILLE The Pember Library, 33 West Main St., will hold a Movie Night featuring a classic comedy at 6 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 20. Information: 518-642-2525. u
RUTLAND Make your reservations by Jan. 17 to attend the Comedy Improv to be presented by the Marble Valley Players on Friday, Jan. 27 and Saturday, Jan. 28 at the South Station, 170 South Main St., Rutland. Dinner is at 5:30 p.m.; show at 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $35, advance sale only. To reserve: 802-2476778.
Wednesday18 Auditions SARATOGA Channel Z Productions’ Young Adult Ensemble will hold auditions for “Count Dracula” at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 18 at Caffe Lena, 47 Phila St. Open to all high school age students. No registration fee; tech volunteers are also welcome. Information: 518-583-0022 ext. 94 or visit Channel Z’s Facebook page.
Thursday19 Health Clinics RUTLAND AREA The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice will offer Blood Pressure and Foot Care Clinics as follows: 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, Maple Village, Rutland; 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25, Godnick Adult Center, Rutland; and 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, Community Center, North Clarendon. Cost: $2 blood pressure; $5 foot care. Information: 802-775-0568. u
MANCHESTER The Manchester and the Mountains Bike Club (MMBC) invites the community to a potluck dinner at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 19 on the second floor of the rkMiles business offices (located to the right of the hardware store). Enjoy a slide show, presentations on projects, and mingle with other outdoor enthusiasts. Bikers of all ages are welcome. RSVP to milesj@ rkmiles.com. For more info about the club, visit www. mmbc.us. u
Knitting Class SALEM Learn how to knit a Zig Zag scarf with instructor Jane Gibson on Thursdays, Jan. 19-Feb. 9, from 6:45 to 9 p.m. at the Courthouse Community Center in Salem. Must have ability to knit and size 8 knitting needles. Stop in the Courthouse to see a sample scarf. To register: 518-854-7053 or email HSCPA@salemcourthouse.org.
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Dinner Fundraiser 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. Menu includes quiche, steak and eggs, French toast and more. Cost is $10; take-out is available. Proceeds will benefit the class trip to Washington DC in March. u
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.
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Book Sale 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 audio tapes. Go to www.rutlandfree.org to print out a coupon for one free book. Information: 802-773-1860. u
Fireside Stories GRANVILLE The Pember Library, 330 West Main St., will hold Fireside Stories for children with a theme of “Snow” at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 21. Information: 518-642-2525. u
Basket Raffle DANBY A Basket Raffle and Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser will be held starting at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 21 at the Currier Memorial School (Danby Elementary School). All proceeds will go towards the Coleman’s medical and disaster recovery. Doors open for the Basket Raffle at 11 a.m. for ticket purchases; the raffle starts at 1 p.m. Admission is 45, which includes a sheet of tickets. From 5 to 7 p.m. there will be a Spaghetti Dinner sponsored by Sal’s Restaurant. Cost at the door is $10 adults and $5 for children under 10. Advance tickets are $8 and can be purchased at Sal’s Restaurant, 148 West St., Rutland and 15 South Main St., Wallingford, or at American Hairlines, 59 Elm St., Manchester.
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