Regional Radio Community Events Calendar

COMMUNITY EVENTS CALENDAR

If your not for profit organization has an event coming up that you’d like to add to our community events calendar, there are three ways to get them us.  Mail them to: EVENTS c/o Regional Radio Group, 238 Bay Road, Queensbury, NY 12804.   Fax it to us at 518-761-9893; or e-mail them at events@rrggf.com

10/27/21 – ON WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 27TH, THE CHAPMAN MUSEUM IN GLENS FALLS WILL PRESENT A GALLERY TALK VIA ZOOM OF THEIR NEW EXHIBIT “NOW SHOWING” AT 7PM.  EXHIBIT CURATOR JILLIAN MULDER WILL DO A VIRTUAL WALK THROUGH OF THE EXHIBIT AND SHARE ADDITIONAL INSIGHTS AND DISCOVERIES FROM HER RESEARCH.  TO SIGN UP FOR THE GALLERY TALK GO ONLINE TO THE MUSEUMS WEBSITE AT WWW DOT CHAPMAN MUSEUM DOT ORG.

10/27/21 –   On Saturday October 30th, the Trinity United Methodist Church on Ballard Road in Gansevoort will hold a take-out only turkey dinner from 4 to 6pm.  Menu consists of: turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, stuffing, green beans, rolls, cranberry sauce, and dessert.  Cost is $12.00 per adult; $6.00 per child. Dinners are by pre-order only.  To place an order, please call 518-683-8195 between 10am and 4pm Monday through Friday. Last day to place an order is Wednesday October 27th. To pick up on the 30th, arrive at the church and remain in your car, wear a mask, and have exact dollar amount.  A church volunteer will take your payment and deliver your dinners.

10/28/21 –  ON THURSDAY OCTOBER 28TH, THE RED CROSS WILL HOLD A BLOOD DRIVE FROM 12:30 TO 6PM AT THE QUEENSBURY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH AT 480 AVIATION ROAD.   APPOINTMENTS ARE MANDATORY.  THERE IS A CRITICAL NEED FOR BLOOD AND ALL TYPES ARE NEEDED.  TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT, CONTACT THE RED CROSS BY CALLING 1-800-RED CROSS OR GO ONLINE AT RED CROSS BLOOD DOT ORG

10/28/21 –  ON THURSDAY OCTOBER 28TH, THE TOWN OF KINGSBURY WILL HOLD A PUBLIC OPEN HOUSE FOR THE IMAGINE KINGSBURY COMPREHENSIVE PLAN UPDATE FROM NOON TO 8PM AT THE KINGSBURY VOLUNTEER HOSE COMPANY ON BURGOYNE AVENUE.  KINGSBURY/HUDSON FALLS RESIDENTS, LOCAL BUSINESS OWNERS, AND FREQUENT VISITORS ARE WELCOME TO STOP BY AND CONTRIBUTE BY OFFERING SUGGESTIONS FOR THE TOWN’S VISION.

10/29/21 –  ON FRIDAY OCTOBER 29TH, THE RED CROSS WILL HOLD A BLOOD DRIVE FROM 9AM TO 2PM AT WARRENSBURG JR/SR HIGH SCHOOL ON SCHROON RIVER ROAD IN WARRENSBURG.  APPOINTMENTS ARE MANDATORY.  THERE IS A CRITICAL NEED FOR BLOOD AND ALL TYPES ARE NEEDED.  TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT, CONTACT THE RED CROSS BY CALLING 1-800-RED CROSS OR GO ONLINE AT RED CROSS BLOOD DOT ORG

10/29/21 – On Tuesday November 2nd, the Argyle United Methodist Church at 12 Sheridan Street, will hold their annual Election Night Roast Pork Dinner from 4:45 – 6:30pm. Menu consists of: roast pork loin, mashed potatoes and gravy, dressing, squash, roll, and apple or pumpkin pie for dessert.  The cost is $12.00 for adults, $5.00 for children ages 5 to12, and kids 4 and under free. This year will be a drive thru/to go only event and reservations will be required. Call Fay at 518-638-8861, to make your reservation but no later than Friday, October 29th. She will ask you to choose a 15 minute time slot to arrive to pick up your dinners.

10/30/21 – ON SATURDAY OCTOBER 30TH, THE RED CROSS WILL HOLD A BLOOD DRIVE FROM 9AM TO 2PM AT THE CORINTH VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT AT 16 SARATOGA AVENUE.  APPOINTMENTS ARE MANDATORY.  THERE IS A CRITICAL NEED FOR BLOOD AND ALL TYPES ARE NEEDED.  TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT, CONTACT THE RED CROSS BY CALLING 1-800-RED CROSS OR GO ONLINE AT RED CROSS BLOOD DOT ORG

10/30/21 –  The Little Theater on the Farm at 27 Plum Road in Fort Edward present its 15th Annual Haunted Barn, touted to be the scariest in the area October 29th and 30th from 6 to 9pm. This year’s theme is called “Mis-Fortunes.”  Cost of Admission is Adults $8.00, children ages 4 to 12 $5.00; and kids under 4 free.  For details check out their website at www dot little theater 27 dot org, or call 518-747-3421 

11/1/21 –  ON MONDAY NOVEMBER 1ST, THE RED CROSS WILL HOLD A BLOOD DRIVE FROM 1 TO 6PM AT THE WORD OF LIFE BIBLE INSTITUTE 4200 GLENDALE ROAD IN POTTERSVILLE.  APPOINTMENTS ARE MANDATORY.  THERE IS A CRITICAL NEED FOR BLOOD AND ALL TYPES ARE NEEDED.  TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT, CONTACT THE RED CROSS BY CALLING 1-800-RED CROSS OR GO ONLINE AT RED CROSS BLOOD DOT ORG

11/2/31 –  ON TUESDAY NOVEMBER 2ND, THE RED CROSS WILL HOLD A BLOOD DRIVE FROM 8AM TO 2PM AT STILLWATER HIGH SCHOOL AT 334 HUDSON STREET.  APPOINTMENTS ARE MANDATORY.  THERE IS A CRITICAL NEED FOR BLOOD AND ALL TYPES ARE NEEDED.  TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT, CONTACT THE RED CROSS BY CALLING 1-800-RED CROSS OR GO ONLINE AT RED CROSS BLOOD DOT ORG

11/2/21 –  ON TUESDAY NOVEMBER 2ND, THE RED CROSS WILL HOLD A BLOOD DRIVE FROM 8:30AM TO 1:30PM AT CAMBRIDGE HIGH SCHOOL AT 24 SOUTH MAIN STREET. APPOINTMENTS ARE MANDATORY.  THERE IS A CRITICAL NEED FOR BLOOD AND ALL TYPES ARE NEEDED.  TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT, CONTACT THE RED CROSS BY CALLING 1-800-RED CROSS OR GO ONLINE AT RED CROSS BLOOD DOT ORG

11/2/21 –  On Wednesday November 3rd, the Chapman Museum in Glens Falls will present a program via Zoom, “Adapting an Icon for the Big Screen” at 7pm.  Guest Speaker will be Jessica Folk, screenwriter and Assistant Professor of English at Western Kentucky University. All screenplays start with the seed of an idea – some begin with the original tale created by the writer, while others begin by taking an existing story from a source such as a book or even a historical event. Jessica will present one such story, that of Rosie the Riveter, as it went from idea to feature-length screenplay.  To sign up for the talk go to the museums website at www dot chapman museum dot org.

11/3/21 –  ON WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 3RD, THE RED CROSS WILL HOLD A BLOOD DRIVE FROM NOON TO 5PM AT THE MINERVA COMMUNITY CENTER AT 1652 ROUTE 28N IN MINERVA.  APPOINTMENTS ARE MANDATORY.  THERE IS A CRITICAL NEED FOR BLOOD AND ALL TYPES ARE NEEDED.  TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT, CONTACT THE RED CROSS BY CALLING 1-800-RED CROSS OR GO ONLINE AT RED CROSS BLOOD DOT ORG

11/5/21 –  ON FRIDAY NOVEMBER 5TH, THE RED CROSS WILL HOLD A BLOOD DRIVE FROM 10AM TO 4PM AT 333 GLEN STREET IN GLENS FALLS.  APPOINTMENTS ARE MANDATORY.  THERE IS A CRITICAL NEED FOR BLOOD AND ALL TYPES ARE NEEDED.  TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT, CONTACT THE RED CROSS BY CALLING 1-800-RED CROSS OR GO ONLINE AT RED CROSS BLOOD DOT ORG

11/5/21 –  ON FRIDAY NOVEMBER 5TH, THE RED CROSS WILL HOLD A BLOOD DRIVE FROM 1 TO 6PM AT THE FORT ANN VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT ON ROUTE 149 IN FORT ANN.  APPOINTMENTS ARE MANDATORY.  THERE IS A CRITICAL NEED FOR BLOOD AND ALL TYPES ARE NEEDED.  TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT, CONTACT THE RED CROSS BY CALLING 1-800-RED CROSS OR GO ONLINE AT RED CROSS BLOOD DOT ORG

11/6/21 –  On Saturday November 6th, the Warren County Historical Society will hold their fall Open House from 11am to 2pm, at their headquarters at 50 Gurney Lane, in Queensbury.  “Toying with History,” the new exhibit, will be featured, and its creator Cindy Whitman will offer a hands-on experience for children in making historical dioramas.  The authors of the Society’s two new publications will be on hand to sign copies of their books:  Around the Adirondacks in Stereo, by John T. Hastings; and Now and Then – Images of Glens Falls and Queensbury, by Bob Bayle and Andrea Matte. The museum and permanent exhibition, “Warren County 360: Celebrating Place and People” will be open for viewing, along with the newly-renovated Resource Center.  Refreshments will be served. COVID-19 protocols will be in place, and guests are asked to wear masks. 

11/6/21 –  ON SATURDAY NOVEMBER 6TH ,THE HARTFORD UNITED METHODIST CHURCH AT 47 MAIN STREET WILL HOLD A TURKEY DINNER FROM 4 TO 6PM.  EAT IN OR TAKE OUT.  COST IS ADULTS $10.00. CHILDREN AGES 5 TO 12 $5.00; AND KIDS UNDER FIVE EAT FREE.  THERE WILL ALSO BE FOOD SALE TAKING PLACE.

11/11/21 – Beginning Thursday November 11th, local photo journalist Eric Jenks will display his latest exhibit entitled, “A Changing Landscape: The Farms of Washington County.”  A year long project documenting four different farms throughout the county at the Historic Salem Courthouse, located at 58 East Broadway.  There will be an opening reception from 4 to 6pm that evening.

11/20/21 – The North River United Methodist Church is once again holding a Thanksgiving Pie sale.  There will be three varieties to choose from: Apple, Pumpkin, or Cherry with each pie costing $12.00.  Call Roxie Freebern at 518-251-4129 to place your order by Saturday November 20th. Delivery is also available.  Proceeds will benefit the North River United Methodist Church building fund.

11/22/21 –  On Thanksgiving Day Thursday November 25th, the Open Door Mission will hold its inaugural Glens Falls Gobble Wobble 5k Run/Walk. The 5K run/walk will benefit the Open Door’s mission to serve those struggling with hunger and homelessness in our region.  The run/walk is open to people of all ages and abilities. Individuals or teams can register at www dot glens falls gobble wobble dot com. Entrance fees are $20.00 for children under 12; and $25.00 for adults. Late registrations will be $30.00.  Race day registration will begin at 226 Warren Street at 7:00am, with the race starting at 8:15. The course will start at the Open Door, circle through downtown Glens Falls and end back at the Mission.

11/25/21 –  ON THANKSGIVING DAY THURSDAY NOVEMBER 25TH, HOMETOWN THANKSGIVING WILL BE HOLDING THEIR ANNUAL EVENT AS TAKE OUT ONLY AT CHRIST CHURCH UNITED METHODIST 54 BAY STREET IN GLENS FALLS.  STOP BY ANYTIME FROM NOON TO 2PM AND LOOK FOR THE BIG TENT ON THE CORNER OF BAY AND WASHINGTON STREETS WHERE VOLUNTEERS WILL BE HANDING OUT MEALS.  PLEASE REMEMBER TO WEAR A MASK AND FOLLOW SOCIAL DISTANCING.  IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO PICK UP A MEAL IN PERSON, BUT WOULD LIKE A MEAL DELIVERED CALL 518-232-8896 OR E-MAIL HOMETOWN THANKSGIVING AT GMAIL DOT COM.

1/31/22 –  Through January 31st, 2022, the Warren County Historical Society presents its current exhibition, “Toying with History,” curated by Cindy Whitman, at the Society’s headquarters at 50 Gurney Lane in Queensbury.  Using parts from Playmobil brand toy figures, small-scale junk store finds, and odd bits and sundries, her historical dioramas have appeared at many local libraries, museums, and special commemorative events. Featured displays include logging and lumbering, important figures of Black history, The Underground Railroad, local shirt and dress factories, women hikers and campers in the Adirondacks, Rogers Rangers, iron ore mining, scenes from “The Last of the Mohicans”, and more.  The Historical Society is open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9am to 4pm; Fridays from 10am to 4pm, and Saturdays from 11am to 2pm For more information call 518–743–0734 or visit their website at wcnyhs dot org.  COVID-19 protocols are followed. 

2/28/22 – The Chapman Historical Museum in Glens Falls current exhibit is entitled, “Now Showing.”  It presents an historical perspective on how the evolution of moving pictures impacted local communities.  From the early years of storefront nickelodeons, to lavish “movie palaces” and outdoor drive-ins, the exhibit discusses how hometown trends reflected national issues.  It examines the architecture, the technology, and the story of how popcorn saved theaters, and shares how cars and televisions influenced the direction of the industry.  The museum is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10am to 4pm.  Admission is a suggested donation.  For more information call 518-793-2826 or visit their website at www dot chapman museum dot org.   The exhibit runs through March of 2022.

TFN –  THE CLOTHING DONATION SHED OF BOY SCOUT TROOP 56 IN HUDSON FALLS IS OPEN AND LOCATED AT THE FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH AT 9 RIVER STREET.  THE TROOP ACCEPTS DONATIONS OF CLEAN AND WELL CARED FOR PRE-OWNED CLOTHING.  ACCEPTED ITEMS ARE CLOTHING, SHOES, BELTS, PURSES, BLANKETS, SHEETS, CURTAINS, PILLOWCASES, AND STUFFED ANIMALS.  THE TROOP RECEIVES FUNDING FOR THE DONATIONS AND HAS THE OPTION TO USE DONATIONS TO SERVE THE COMMUNITY AS WELL.

TFN – Cornell Cooperative Extension of Warren County offers a free, confidential Family Budget Coaching Program to community residents.  The one-on-one sessions are available to individuals and families who want to improve their financial literacy, set goals, create a savings plan, reduce debt and get a better handle on their finances.  The trained coaches will offer sessions either via zoom or in person in Glens Falls, Warrensburg and Johnsburg.  For more information on this program, please contact Roxanne Westcott at rmw 38 at cornell dot edu or call (518) 668-4881.

TFN-  CORNELL CO-OPERATIVE EXTENSION OF WARREN COUNTY HAS A RESOURCE TO HELP PARENTS AND CARE GIVERS RAISING CHILDREN THROUGH THE PANDEMIC AND BEYOND.  THE PARENTING RESOURCE LINE OFFERS SUPPORT, TIPS, AND RESOURCES THROUGH CARING, CONFIDENTIAL CONVERSATIONS.  IF YOU NEED HELP LOCATING SERVICES SUCH AS PARENTING CLASSES, DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SERVICE, CHILD CARE OR RESEARCH BASED INFORMATION RELATED TO RAISING YOUR CHILD CONTACT ROXANNE WESCOTT AT RMW 38 AT CORNELL DOT EDU AND THEY WILL SET UP A TIME TO TALK OVER THE PHONE THAT WORKS FOR YOU.

TFN – The American Red Cross operates a virtual Family Assistance Center to provide comfort and support, information and referrals for New York State families that have lost loved ones to the COVID-19 Coronavirus. The virtual Family Assistance Center will link families to crisis counselors who will provide emotional and spiritual support, as well as information and referrals to help them navigate the challenging process they might be facing as a result of their loved one’s death.  A team of 30 specially trained Red Cross Disaster Mental Health, Disaster Spiritual Care, and Health Services volunteers will be available to support families with their emotional and spiritual needs, as well as provide information and referrals to state and local agencies as well as other community organizations to help families meet their immediate needs. This may include challenges with moving their loved one’s body through systems that may be overwhelmed and have different process than normal; legal resources for estate, custody, immigration, or other issues related to the death of their family member; information on how to obtain travel services; and more. All Family Assistance Center support will be provided virtually and is completely confidential.  Families who have lost loved ones to COVID-19 can fill out an online intake form, and a Family Assistance Center volunteer will contact them: www dot redcross dot org backslash NYS COVID Family Support

TFN –  IF YOU DON’T PRESENTLY HAVE HEALTH INSURANCE, THE CANCER SERVICES PROGRAM AT GLENS FALLS HOSPITAL PAYS FOR THE COST OF MAMMOGRAMS, PAP TESTS, AND TAKE HOME COLON CANCER TESTS.  MOST LOCAL DOCTORS AND HEALTH CENTERS PARTICIPATE AND BOTH MEN AND WOMEN ARE ELIGIBLE. CALL 518-926-6570 FOR MORE INFORMATION.

TFN –  LITERACY NEW YORK OF THE GREATER CAPITAL REGION OFFERS FREE TUTORING IN READING, WRITING, MATH, SPEAKING ENGLISH AND PREPARING FOR G.E.D AND CITIZENSHIP TESTS.  TRAINED VOLUNTEER TUTORS ARE MATCHED WITH STUDENTS FOR FREE, PRIVATE ONE TO ONE TEACHING. THE GLENS FALLS OFFICE PROVIDES SERVICES TO ADULTS 16 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER WHO LIVE IN WARREN AND WASHINGTON COUNTIES.  FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL 518-793-7414.

TFN – THE WASHINGTON COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE HAS A CHILD PASSENGER SAFETY SEAT FITTING STATION AT THEIR OFFICE IN FORT EDWARD.  THE PROGRAM ALLOWS PARENTS TO HAVE THEIR VEHICLES’ SEATS CHECKED OUT AND INSTALLED BY A CERTIFIED CPS TECHNICIAN AT THE OFFICE.  THE SERVICE IS FREE OF CHARGE TO COUNTY RESIDENTS WITH AVAILABLE APPOINTMENTS ON FRIDAYS. CONTACT THE SHERIFF’S OFFICE COMMUNITY OUTREACH CO-ORDINATOR AT 518-746-2475, EXTENSION 3722 FOR AN APPOINTMENT.

TFN –  BOY SCOUT TROOP 99 IN SOUTH GLENS FALLS CONDUCTS AN ON GOING DEPOSIT BOTTLE AND CAN DRIVE TO SUPPORT ITS OUTDOOR PROGRAMS.  COLLECTION BINS CAN BE FOUND AT THE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH OF SOUTH GLENS FALLS AT 15 MAPLEWOOD PARKWAY AND IN OTHER VARIOUS LOCATIONS THROUGHOUT THE VILLAGE AND TOWN OF SOUTH GLENS FALLS AND MOREAU.