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

6/28/22 – ON TUESDAY JUNE 28TH, THE RED CROSS WILL HOLD A BLOOD DRIVE FROM NOON TO 6PM AT THE MALTA AMBULANCE SQUAD ON ROUTE NINE.  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

6/29/22 –  ON WEDNESDAY JUNE 29TH, 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

6/29/22 – On Wednesday June 29th, the Little Theater on the Farm Presents on Plum Road in Fort Edward presents, “The Shine Hill Road Band” performing at 7pm.  The Shine Hill Road band is a dynamic acoustic group from the Capital District.  Recommended donation is Adults $10.00.  Students and seniors 60 and older, $7.00 For more information call 518-747-3421 or visit their website: www dot little theater 27 dot org

6/29/22 – On Wednesday June 29th local author S. A. Kazlo will be speaking at the Hudson Falls Free Library at 220 Main Street about her book, “Kibbles and Death,”a cozy mystery about the suspicious death of a pet shelter owner at 7pm.  Kazlo will share a book excerpt and talk about her experiences in writing and getting published. She will also demonstrate the art of rug-hooking, which plays a feature role in her Samantha Davies mystery series, of which this is the first book.

6/30/22 – On Thursday June 30th, Fort Edward’s Canal Street Marketplace is hosting a representative with the Independent Living Center of Hudson Valley and NY Connects who will provide information that assists people with disabilities, their family members and friends that will help individuals remain healthy and independent in their own homes during the Farmer’s Market from 4 until 7pm.  For more information visit canal street marketplace dot org or follow them on Facebook.

7/2/22 –  ON SATURDAY JULY 2ND, THE RED CROSS WILL HOLD A BLOOD DRIVE FROM 9AM TO 12 NOON AT THE CORINTH 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

7/2/22 – On Saturday July 2nd, the Little Theater on the Farm on Plum Road in Fort Edward presents, “An afternoon with Elvis” featuring award winning Elvis Tribute Artists; Kevin Harder, TJ Greene, Meg Morrow, Bill McGrath and Matthew Boyce from 2 to 9pm.  Recommended donation is Adults $20.00. Students and Seniors 60 and older $15.00.  For more information call 518-747-3421 or visit their at website: www dot little theater 27 dot org

7/4/22 – On Monday July 4th, the Granville Lions Club will host its annual Kids Day at the Granville Little League Fields beginning at 9:30am.  The event is free and open to the public.  Granville area youth from the ages of 4 to 13 are invited to participate in a fun morning of competitive events including a potato sack race, three-legged race, 100-yard dash, hurdles, backward race and much more. All participants get a free t-shirt. Ribbons will also be given to top the finishers. There is no rain date in the event of inclement weather. If cancellation is necessary due to bad weather, it will be announced that morning on the Granville Lions Facebook page. For more information, contact Linda Ellingsworth at 518-796-1550.

7/5/22 – On Tuesday July 5th, the Chapman Historical Museum at 348 Glen Street in Glens Falls will be holding “Summer Story Time” from 10 to 11am with a reading of, “The Promise Quilt” by Candice Ransom.  The program is recommended for ages 5 to 9 and is free and does not require a reservation. For more information call the museum at 518-793-2826 or visit their website at chapman museum dot org.

7/5/22 – To celebrate National Ice Cream Month, on Wednesday July 6th, the Chapman Historical Museum at 348 Glen Street in Glens Falls will be holding a family craft event, “Shaken Ice Cream” at 4pm.  Participants will get the chance to shake up their own homemade ice cream, then add their favorite toppings and enjoy the finished product afterward. Cost of the program is $5.00 and requires a reservation. To register, please call 518-793-2826 by Tuesday, July 5th at 5pm. Parental participation is encouraged and supervision is required.

7/6/22 – ON WEDNESDAY JULY 6TH, THE RED CROSS WILL HOLD A BLOOD DRIVE FROM 1 TO 6PM AT THE FORT ANN VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT ON ROUTE 149.  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

7/7/22 –  ON THURSDAY JULY 7TH, THE RED CROSS WILL HOLD A BLOOD DRIVE FROM NOON TO 7PM AT THE SARATOGA SPRINGS CITY CENTER AT 522 BROADWAY.  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

7/7/22 –  Beginning Monday July 11th, join educators from Cornell Cooperative Extension for the, “Supporting Healthy Families Program”from 6 to 7:30pm via Zoom.  This five-week program combines tried and true basic parenting tools with healthy lifestyle skills.  It is a unique opportunity for parents/caregivers to learn how to foster healthy relationships while learning both about discipline and nutrition.  The program is free of charge and open to Essex, Warren, and Washington County parents/caregivers. Pre-registration is requested by July 7th.  Contact Roxanne Westcott at 518-668-4881 or e-mail rmw 38 at cornell dot edu

7/7/22 –   On Saturday August 6th, the Slate Valley Museum on Water Street in Granville will welcome the Tri-County Garden Club for its 2022 Flower Show.  The theme of this year’s event is “Romancing the Stone.” All the floral designs in the show’s eight categories will be connected to slate.  Since the museum’s objects cannot be used to house plant material, the group is asking the community to help by loaning similar objects for members to use in the show. The Club is specifically looking for multi-piece metal dinner pails, hammers, chisels, rippers.  Borrowed items would in no way be harmed since they would be used only as decorative accessories to the designs.  If you wish to lend items for the Flower Show, please contact Tri-County Garden Club member Molly Celani at 518-642-9765. She will discuss the objects with you and arrange for pickup or drop off and items would be needed by early July. 

7/8/22 – ON FRIDAY JULY 8TH, THE RED CROSS WILL HOLD A BLOOD DRIVE FROM 10AM TO 3PM AT NY STATE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION OFFICE ON THE GOLF COURSE 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

7/8/22 –  ON FRIDAY JULY 8TH, THE RED CROSS WILL HOLD A BLOOD DRIVE FROM 1 TO 6PM AT THE GLENS FALLS ELKS LODGE ON CRONIN ROAD IN QUEENSBURY.  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

7/9/22 –  ON SATURDAY JULY 9TH, THE RED CROSS WILL HOLD A BLOOD DRIVE FROM 9:30AM TO 2PM AT THE YOUNG AT HEART SENIOR CENTER AT 206 FURNACE STREET IN POULTNEY VERMONT.  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

7/9/22 – ON SATURDAY JULY 9TH, THE MOREAU AND SOUTH GLENS FALLS HISTORICAL SOCIETY WILL HOLD A SPECIAL FAMILY PROGRAM AT THE PARKS BENTLEY PLACE AT 53 FERRY BOULEVARD THAT WALKS VISITORS THROUGH THE TRIALS AND TRIBULATIONS THAT SLAVES MIGHT HAVE FACED ALONG THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD AS THEY SOUGHT FREEDOM.  THE “ESCAPE FROM SLAVERY” EVENT BEGINS AT 1PM AND IS FREE TO THE PUBLIC, ALTHOUGH DONATIONS WILL BE APPRECIATED.  FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE PROGRAM OR THE PARKS BENTLEY PLACE VIST THE SOCIETY’S WEBSITE AT PARKS BENTLEY PLACE DOT ORG.

7/9/22 – On Saturday July 9th, the Little Theater on the Farm at 27 Plum Road in Fort Edward presents their popular, “Hee Haw” style variety show at 7pm. Featuring Sandy Wheeler as Minnie Pearl, show regulars and new faces.  Recommended donation is Adults $10.00.  Students and seniors 60 and older, $7.00 For more information call 518-747-3421 or visit their website: www dot little theater 27 dot org

7/16/22 –  On Saturday July 16th, the Warren County Historical Society will be hosting a book launch for, “Stewards of the Water: Protecting Lake George” from 11am to 2pm, at their headquarters at 50 Gurney Lane in Queensbury.  Compiled by the Assembly Point Water Quality Coalition with chapters written by several prominent area authors, the book is a history of water conservation efforts on Lake George, encompassing the early 20th century activist efforts of Stoddard, Apperson, Langmuir, and Loines as well as modern day stewards such as the Fund for Lake George, the Lake George Waterkeeper, Lake George Park Commission, Lake George Land Conservancy, and local municipalities.  For more information, visit the historical society’s website at: www dot  w c n y h s  dot org, or on their Facebook page.

7/20/22 –  On Thursday July 21st, Warren County Office of Emergency Services is partnering with the American Red Cross to offer a free disaster preparedness training event for members of the public.  The training, known as “Prepare, Respond, Recover: What to Do When Disaster Strikes,” from 6pm to 8pm, at the Warren County Human Services Building on the Warren County Municipal Center Campus, 1340 Route 9 in Queensbury.  Those who have questions, or are interested in attending, can contact the Warren County Office of Emergency Services at 518-761-6490.

7/24/22 –  ON SUNDAY JULY 31ST, THE WARRENSBURG/LAKE GEORGE FOOTBALL TEAM WILL HOLD ITS ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT AT CRONIN’S.  COST IS $100.00 FOR NON MEMBERS, AND $70.00 FOR CRONIN’S MEMBERS.  THE FOUR PERSON SCRAMBLE INCLUDES LUNCH AT NOON, TOURNAMENT AT 1PM, BEVERAGES AND STEAK DINNER AFTERWARDS.  FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT MIKE PERRONE AT 518-683-0220 OR E-MAIL PERRONE M AT WCSD DOT ORG.

7/31/22 –  On Saturday August 6th, the Nipper Knolls Equine Center, Inc. will host its fifth annual golf tournament at Hartford Greens Country Club. Check in begins at Noon.  This fundraiser is a four player scramble format and shotgun start. Registration fee is $90.00 per player, and $360.00 per team which includes 18 holes of golf with cart, a bag of snacks, and chicken barbeque dinner. Teams and individuals can register online at www dot nipper knolls dot com under “Fundraising and Events” or by contacting Roxanne at 518-763-1976 or roxanne_peck at yahoo dot com or nk equine center @ gmail dot com

9/16/22 –  Through September 18th, the Hyde Collection at 161 Warren Street in Glens Falls presents two new summer exhibitions, sharing the works of two outstanding artists.  “Transformations: The Art of John Van Alstine; and José Guadalupe Posada: Legendary Printmaker of Mexico.” The exhibitions are open Thursday through Sunday from 10am to 5pm.  For more information, go online at www dot hyde collection dot org.

TFN – The Warren County Historical Society is seeking submissions for, “Warren County Voices” an historical memoirs writing project that will culminate in a book to be published early next year.  Those interested are asked to write about their recollections of growing up or living in Warren County.  Submissions must be emailed in a Word Document format to publications at wcnyhs dot org or exec dir at wcnyhs dot org by Dec 31st.  Submissions should be between one and five pages, and no more than ten.  Writing and editing support will be provided.

TFN –  The Chapman Museum is pleased to announce the launch of the Upstate New York Covid-19 Pandemic Diary project. The Museum is seeking to build an archive to preserve our region’s experiences during the pandemic. They hope that people will share their written, lived experiences as a donation to the Museum’s archives. Written submissions can be detailed, specific, or completely anonymous. Individuals may also submit photographs or artwork. Submissions can be hand-written or typed and printed. You may mail or hand deliver your diary entry to the Chapman Museum, 348 Glen Street, Glens Falls, New York, 12801. For more information, or to answer any questions, please call (518)-793-2826 or email educator at chapman museum dot org.

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 –  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.