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February 2nd

5th Annual Winterfest- Lake Lauderdale- Rte. 22, Jackson- 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Join us for the 5th Annual Winterfest!
This is a fun day out for the whole family with plenty of All-Weather activities to enjoy. Here's your chance to try something new or have fun with some classic winter activities... for FREE! 
Use our equipment or bring your own.

There will be Free Snacks and a place to get warm! 

Here's just some of the Activities included:
Ice Skating*
Sledding*
Snowshoeing*
Bon Fire
Ice Fishing* (Fishing licence NOT required!)
Horse Drawn Wagon Rides
On Ice Games* and Activities, such as Ice Bowling
Curling with Schenectady Curling Club
Stay tuned for even more! 
*Weather permitting, but there are pleny of all weather activities to enjoy too! 

The event is FREE and Everyone is Welcome.

For More information, contact:
Washington County Youth Bureau at 518-746-2330 or 
Washington County Public Health at 518-746-2400.

February 2nd

21st Annual Saratoga Chowderfest- Saratoga Springs- 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saratoga’s Annual Chowderfest is one of the area’s most highly anticipated events of the year. Family-friendly, fun and utterly delicious, Chowderfest features more than 80 vendors—including Saratoga County’s best restaurants and caterers—who open their doors to the public and serve hot bowls of chowder to event goers.

No tickets necessary! Taste different chowders for a $1 a cup (3 oz. serving)

Here's how it works: 
Pick up a ballot form at any participating establishment. Vote for your favorite online at www.DiscoverSaratoga.org/Vote, all voting ends at 5 PM OR vote on the ballot and drop it off at Saratoga Springs Heritage Area Visitor Centeror the gallery at the The Saratoga Hilton.

Votes are tallied into 7 award categories.
See if your favorite was one of the winners by attending the Awards Ceremony, Saratoga Springs Heritage Area Visitor Center Center at 6:30 PM

Parking and transportation
No need to worry about parking. FREE shuttles will be available from Saratoga Casino Hotel and Wilton Mall. If you'd prefer to drive, check out this helpful guide to parking in downtown Saratoga Springs.

If you'd like to participate in or sponsor Chowderfest, contact Connie or call 518-584-1531. 

More information to come! Learn more here: https://www.discoversaratoga.org/chowderfest/

February 3rd

Salem Fire Dept. Super Bowl Sunday Chicken BBQ- Salem- Noon to 1 p.m. at the Salem Fire House 53 South Main St.

The meal will consist of: 1/2 Chicken, Baked Potato, Cole Slaw, Roll, & Dessert. Advanced tickets will be $10.00----Tickets at the door will be $12.00. Tickets will be available at: A & J Agway, Main St Diner, Salem Hardware or by calling 518-321-9430.

February 3rd

Cambridge Fire Department Super Bowl 53 BBQ- Pick up @ 3 pm at the firehouse,9 West Main St, Cambridge- Game Time 6:30 pm

Purchase entire meal for $14 or tri-tip and/or pork for $8 per pound- Meat by the pound orders due by January 17, 2019

Meal consists of-  Tri Tip and Pork, Baked Potato, Coleslaw, Baked Beans, Roll, Brownie

Call/Text 518-470-9766 or 518-441-3866 to reserve meals or meat by the pound

Delivers available within our fire protection district.

February 9th

Soap Felting Workshop at Merck Forest- 1 to 3 p.m. Merck Forest & Farmland Center- Rupert, VT.  Just in time for Valentine’s Day: Merck Forest's Soap Felting Workshop! Attendees will felt three bars of Kirk’s 100% Pure Coconut Castile soap, scented or unscented, using natural-colored wool with natural- and brightly-colored wool and silk. One of these handmade scrubbies (or the set of three) would be a luxurious — and personal — gift for a loved one. Fee ($30/person) includes materials. Pre-registration is suggested: call 802-394-7836 to reserve your place in the class. Merck Forest & Farmland Center is located at 3270 VT Route 315, Rupert, VT. Contact us at 802-394-7836 to register, or from more information; our website is merckforest.org.

February 1st to 10th

Saranac Lake Winter Carnival 2019-Saranac Lake, NY- Visitors from around the world travel to New York's Adirondack Mountains to celebrate the annual Saranac Lake Winter Carnival alongside locals who have made it their tradition for generations. It's the longest-running event of its kind in the eastern U.S. dating back to 1897. 

Get ready for a fun 10-day festival that includes the famous Ice Palace, sports, performances, two parades, and three sets of spectacular fireworks. It's family friendly fun and it's sure to be your annual tradition. This year's carnival theme is "Prehistoric Park!" For more information, visit our website at www.saranaclakewintercarnival.com

The Ice Palace is free, lit-up at night and open 24/7. Most of our events are free as well. View our schedule at the following link to see which events are free and which have an asterisk* that have a fee: www.saranaclakewintercarnival.com/schedule. The schedule will be updated up to and during carnival.

Please follow our Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Facebook page for updates on this event, including the Ice Palace which remains open through carnival and after carnival as long as weather allows it to be safe.

February 23rd

Middle Falls Fire Dept. Craft Show

 

September 22nd

Tour de Salem Flame Fighters Bike Ride- The 6th Annual Salem Fire Department's Tour de Salem Flame Fighters Bike Ride- 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.  More to follow.

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Mondays

Bingo Mondays- Cambridge- Played every Monday night- 7 p.m. Cambridge Legion Post #634 for info. 677-8069.

Bridge Class- Manchester- Green Mountain Academy will present bridge class with Elizabeth von Riesenfelder from 2 - 4 p.m. on Mondays Jan. 11, 18, 25 and Feb. 1 at Equinox Village in Manchester.  Fee is $75.  Register at www.greenmtnacademy.org  or call (802) 867-0111.

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Tuesdays

Story Hour- Cambridge- the Cambridge Public Library will host a pre-school Story Hour every Tuesday from 10 - 11 a.m.  Children can enjoy a story, craft and snack.  Free and open to the public.

Story Time- Manchester- Manchester Community Library will hold Preschool Story Time with art teacher Stacy Gates at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesdays.  Free and open to the public.  For info. call (802) 362-2607.

Story Time- Hoosick Falls- Cheney Library in Hoosick Falls will hold Story Time at 10 a.m. Tuesdays in the Story Room. They will have plenty of stories, finger-plays, songs, crafts and snacks.

Food Pantry- Cossayuna- The Mobile Food Pantry will be open from 4 - 6 p.m. every Tuesday at the Cossayuna Firehouse, corner of Bunker Hill and East Lake Roads, Cossayuna.  Free produce, meats, dairy, baked goods and more are available to residents of the Cossayuna Fire District.  For info. call Devin Bulger, (518) 538-3522.

Knitting Club- Greenwich- The Greenwich Free Library on Main Street will offer "The Knitters," a group for all ages and abilities, every Tuesday from 6:30 to 8 p.m.  Free.

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First Tuesdays

Bancroft Library Lego Club- Salem- 6 to 7 p.m. Love to Build?  Come join us on the first Tuesday of each month for an hour of Lego Fun.  A different theme each month, Free and open to all, No registration required, All ages welcome, Duplo Lego will be available for the littlest builders.

Bancroft Book Club- SALEM - The Bancroft Public Library Book Club will meet at the library at 2 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month to discuss both fiction and non-fiction work.  New readers are welcome! Call 854-2463 for more updates.

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Second Tuesdays

Salem Area Youth Association -Meets at Salem Courthouse Second Tuesday each month 7 p.m.

http://www.salemareayouthassociation.org

Knitting Night- Dorset- The Dorset Library will host Knitting Night from 5 - 6 p.m. on the second Tuesday each month.  All levels of knitters and crocheters are welcome.  Coffee is provided; bring a snack to share if you like.  For info. call Betsy or Erica at (802) 867-5774.

Knitting Club- Greenwich- The Greenwich Free Library on Main Street will offer "The Knitters," a group for all ages and abilities, every Tuesday from 6:30 to 8 p.m.  Free

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Tuesdays & Thursdays

Osteo Exercise- Greenwich- The Greenwich Free Library will hold Osteo Exercise from 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. every Tuesday & Thursday.  Ask at the desk for an information packet.  For info. call (518) 692-7157.

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Wednesdays

Story Hour- Greenwich- The Greenwich Free Library on Main Street will offer Story Hour every Wednesday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., with great books, crafts and activities.  Free admission

Farmers Market- Greenwich- The Greenwich Farmers' Market takes place from 3-6 p.m. every Wednesday year-round at the Seventy Main historical building, 70 Main Street, Greenwich.  For info. call Julie Callahan (518) 944-7149.

Sit and Knit- Cambridge- The Cambridge Public Library will host the Sit and Knit Group every Wednesday in the Community Room from 6:30-8 p.m. Bring your projects and your humor.

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Wednesdays, Thursdays & Fridays

Story Time- Schuylerville- The Schuylerville Public Library will hold a preschool Story Time every Wednesday, Thursday & Fridays at 10 a.m.  All are welcome.  For info. call (518) 695-6641.

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Thursdays-

Rhyme Time- Manchester- The Manchester Community Library will hold Rhyme Time for Tots at 10:30 a.m. on Thursdays.  Free and open to the public.  Children must be accompanied by adult caregivers.  For info. call (802) 362-2607.

Lego Club- Greenwich- The Greenwich Free Library on Main Street in Greenwich will offer a new Lego Club every Thursday from 3 - 4 p.m.  The free, drop-in program for children under 9 years will be parent-run and all ages are welcome.

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Fridays-

Little Learners Programs- Greenwich- The Greenwich Free Library, Main St. Greenwich, will hold "Little Learners" from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Fridays.  The program features hands-on learning for younger children.  Free and open to the public.  For info. call (518) 692-7157.

Al-Anon- Greenwich- Al-Anon meetings will be held every Friday from noon to 1 p.m. at the parish hall of St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 143 Main St., Greenwich.  If someone you care about has a drinking issue, meet others who share your concerns.  Learn to replace despair with hope.

Lego Club- Hoosick Falls- The Lego Club at Cheney Library in Hoosick Falls will meet from 4 - 5 p.m. Jan. 8 & 22; Feb. 5 & 19; and March 4 & 18.  Snacks are provided.  Children can take the bus from Hoosick Falls Central School and get dropped off at the library.  Parents can pick up at 5 p.m.

Chess Club- Cambridge- The Cambridge Public Library will host chess matches from 6:30 - 8 p.m. on Fridays from Jan. 8 to Feb. 5.  Local chess players are welcome to prove their intellectual prowess.

Second Fridays of the Month

Lyme Disease Support- Granville- A Lyme Disease Support Group will meet at 1 p.m. on the second Friday of each month at the Trinity Church, 35 East Main Street, Granville.  Anyone affected by Lyme Disease is welcome to attend and share their experience.  Facilitator is Sharon DiMinico.  For info. call (518) 642-2883.

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Saturdays

Chess at Bancroft Library- The Blind Squirrel Chess Club meets Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Stop by Saturdays if you are interested.

Thrift Shop Open- Argyle Christ's Closet Thrift Shop at the Argyle Methodist Church will be open every Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon.  Ongoing bag sale for $3 and $5.  Fall/winter clothes, household items and more.

Book Sale- Granville- The Friends of the Pember Library continue their "Back-Room" Book Sale on Saturday mornings from 10 a.m. to noon at the Pember Library, 33 West Main Street, Granville.  Included is a large selection of gently read paperbacks for 25 cents each, hardcover best sellers for $1.00 each, children's books for 10 cents each, as well as puzzles and games.  Check it out every Saturday morning.

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First Sundays

All You Can Eat Breakfast Buffet, First Sundays --Cambridge American Legion Post #634. for info. call 677-8069.

Second Sundays

Sunday Breakfast- Victory- Victory Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club will cook breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. on Sundays.  This breakfast will continue to be held the second Sunday of each month.  Cost is $7 for adults and $4 for children.  All are welcome.  For info. call (518) 695-3917.

Third Sundays

Breakfast Buffet- Greenwich- Greenwich Elks Lodge at 30 Bulson Road and Route 40 will hold its monthly breakfast buffet from 8:30 to 11 a.m. on the third Sunday of each month.  Cost is $8 for adults, $7 for seniors, $5 for children 6 - 12, under 5 free.  For details, call (518) 695-5178.

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Cans for Cancer!- Donate your cans and bottles. Teri Burdick, of the Hoosier Hopeful Relay for Life Team, collects cans and bottles all year long to help fund a cure for cancer.  For info. 686-7851 or take your donation to the Nickelback Redemption Center on Lower Carey Ave., Hoosick Falls.

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