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

10/3/22 –  ON MONDAY OCTOBER 3RD, THE RED CROSS WILL HOLD A BLOOD DRIVE FROM 1 TO 6PM AT THE BALLSTON SPA ELKS LODGE AT 10 HAMILTON PLACE.  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 

10/4/22 –  ON TUESDAY OCTOBER 4TH, THE RED CROSS WILL HOLD A BLOOD DRIVE FROM NOON TO 6PM AT 24 GIDEON PUTNAM ROAD IN SARATOGA SPRINGS.  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 

10/4/22 – Beginning Thursday, October 6th Cornell Co-Operative Extension will hold its, “Supporting Health Families” program Thursdays from 12:00Noon to 1:30pm via Zoom.  This five-week program combines tried and true basic parenting tools with healthy lifestyle skills.  It is a unique opportunity for parents and 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.  Contact Roxanne Westcott at 518-668-4881 or rmw 38 at cornell dot edu

10/5/22 –  ON WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 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 

10/5/22 –   On Saturday October 8th, the Herschel-Argyle Masonic Lodge located on Main Street in Hartford, will hold their 12th Annual Columbus Day Weekend take out Lobster Dinner from 3 to 6pm. Cost is $25.00 and meal includes whole lobster, baked potato, roll, coleslaw, vegetable, and dessert.  This is takeout only, and dinner must be purchased in advance, with the final day to purchase Wednesday October 5th.  To purchase tickets, call 518–812-7141, 518-747-3828, 518-338-9968, or 518-632-5436.

10/8/22 –  ON SATURDAY OCTOBER 8TH, THE TRI-COUNTY MARINES WILL HOLD THEIR BASKET FUNDRAISER TO BENEFIT THEIR TOYS FOR BOYS AND GIRLS CAMPAIGN THAT HELPS FAMILIES IN WARREN, WASHINGTON, AND NORTHERN SARATOGA COUNTIES FROM 9AM TO 3PM AT THE MARINE CORP LEAGUE 3033 ROUTE 4 IN HUDSON FALLS.

10/8/22 –  THE ROSARY/ALTAR SOCIETY OF ST. MICHAEL’S CHURCH IN SOUTH GLENS FALLS WILL HOLD THEIR ANNUAL HARVEST CRAFT AND VENDOR FAIR ON FRIDAY OCTOBER 7TH FROM 5 TO 8PM; AND SATURDAY OCTOBER 8TH FROM 9AM TO 3PM IN PARRISH HALL.  A BAKE SALE WILL ALSO TAKE PLACE AND THE KITCHEN CAFÉ WILL BE SERVING FOOD

10/8/22 –  On Saturday October 8th, Burgoyne Quality Hardware & Lumber on Route 4 in Hudson Falls will be hosting a benefit craft fair for the SPCA of Upstate New York from 10am to 5pm.  Dozens of local artists and crafters will be selling unique, hand-made items. There will be prizes, food, and a bouncy-house and games for the kids.  

10/8/22 – On Saturday October 8th, the Village Baptist Church at 131 Broadway in Fort Edward will hold a take out only Roast Beef Dinner. Dinner includes  Roast Beef, Mashed Potatoes and gravy, corn, cole slaw, applesauce, finger rolls and cookies for dessert. Cost is Adults $11.00.  Children under 5 and  Senior over 90 are free.  Reservations are required. Call 518-747-5996 and leave your name, phone number and the number of dinners you would like and someone will call you back to confirm your pick up time.  The dinner will benefit The New York State American Baptist Youth Convention.

10/9/22 – The Lake George Battlefield Park Visitor Center, offers a glimpse into the site’s and the community’s storied past during the French and Indian War and the American Revolution;  and is open to the public from 10am to 4:00pm on Friday, Saturday and Sunday through October 9th.  Guided walking tours of Battlefield Park history take place on Saturday beginning at 11:00am. The 1 hour walk will point out significant areas such as the Fort George ruins and the burial site of four unknown provincial soldiers killed during the Battle of Lake George in 1755, along with the stories behind them.  Admission to the Visitor Center and participation in the guided tours are free. 

10/10/22 – ON MONDAY OCTOBER 10TH, THE RED CROSS WILL HOLD A BLOOD DRIVE FROM NOON TO 6PM AT THE HARTFORD FIRE DEPARTMENT ON ROUTES 40 AND 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 

10/11/22 –  ON TUESDAY OCTOBER 11TH, THE RED CROSS WILL HOLD A BLOOD DRIVE FROM NOON TO 6PM AT AMERICAN LEGION POST 574 ON PEARL STREET IN HUDSON 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 

10/12/22 –  ON WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 12TH, THE RED CROSS WILL HOLD A BLOOD DRIVE FROM 10AM TO 4PM AT CRANDALL PUBLIC LIBRARY 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 

 10/12/22 –    On Wednesday October 12th, the Town of Chester Library will hold a program, “Ten 20th Century Paintings Everyone Should Know” presented by Greg Gross at 7pm.  The Library is located on the second floor of the town of Chester Municipal Center on Route 9.  For more information, call 518-494-5384.

10/12/22 – Volunteer Literacy Tutors are needed for Warren, Washington and Saratoga Counties. Tri-County Literacy Center will be holding a tutor training class Wednesdays beginning October 19th through November 16th on the SUNY Adirondack Wilton Campus, 6:00 to 8:00 pm. To register, call SUNY Adirondack’s Continuing Education Office at 518-743-2238 or email conted at suny acc dot edu. For questions or to learn more, call/text 518-793-7414 or email tri lit center at gmail dot com.

10/13/22 –  ON FRIDAY OCTOBER 14TH, THERE WILL BE A BENEFIT FOR THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY STARRING DONNY ROMINES AS ELVIS AT THE SARATOGA WILTON ELKS LODGE ON ROUTE NINE IN SARATOGA SPRINGS.  DOORS OPEN AT 6PM.  COST IS $15.00 AND THERE WILL BE FOOD, CASH BAR AND OTHER ACTIVITIES TAKING PLACE.  FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT HELEN AT 518-745-7821.

10/14/22 ON FRIDAY OCTOBER 14TH, THE RED CROSS WILL HOLD A BLOOD DRIVE FROM 1 TO 6PM AT THE BALLSTON CENTER ARP CHURCH AT 58 CHARLTON ROAD IN BALLSTON SPA.  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 

10/14/22 – The Warren County Historical Society’s photography exhibit “Off-Season: Motel Signs along Routes 9 and 9N,” by photographer Jude Dolton has been extended through Saturday October 15th at the Society’s headquarters at 50 Gurney Lane in Queensbury.  Visitors may also view the exhibits, “General Joseph Warren – With Pen and Sword” and, “Warren County 360°”.  Admission is free, though donations are accepted.  The Historical Society is open to the public Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9am to 4pm. Fridays from 10am to 4pm; and Saturdays 11am to 2pm.  For more information, call 518-743-0734; visit wcnyhs dot org, or visit their page on Facebook.

10/15/22 – The Chapman Historical Museum at 348 Glen Street in Glens Falls is currently exhibiting 17 acquired rare photographs by Seneca Ray Stoddard.  “Recent Acquisitions” runs through October 16th in the Stoddard Gallery, which has been recently updated.  A film about Stoddard will be displayed on a newly installed large screen. Stoddard is best known as a photographer, but was also a cartographer, writer, poet, artist, traveler and lecturer. He was among the first adventurous artists who depicted the Adirondacks, sharing his photography in the post-Civil War era.  For more information, visit www dot chapman museum dot org.

10/19/22 –  ON SATURDA Y OCTOBER 22ND, THE TRINITY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH AT 155 BALLARD ROAD IN GANSVOORT WILL HOLD A TAKE OUT ONLY TURKEY DINNER FROM 4 TO 6PM.  COST IS $13.00 OR 2 FOR $25.00.  MENU INCLUDES: TURKEY, MASHED POTATOES, GRAVY, STUFFING, GREEN BEANS, CRANBERRY SAUCE AND DESSERT.  TO PLACE AN ORDER CALL 518-683-8195 MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY FROM 10AM TO 4PM.  THE LAST DAY TO PLACE AN ORDER IS WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 19TH.

10/21/22 –  ON FRIDAY OCTOBER 21ST THE AUXILIARY OF GLENS FALLS VFW POST 2475 WILL HOLD A MEATLOAF DINNER FROM 4 TO 6PM AT THE VFW HALL 30 COOPER STREET IN GLENS FALLS. COST IS $10.00 AND PROCEEDS WILL GO TOWARDS SUPPORTING THE VETERANS.

10/21/22 –  Through Friday October 21st, North Country Arts has their “Glens Falls City School District Artist Educators Exhibition” on display at their 2nd Floor Gallery in Glens Falls City at 42 Ridge Street. The gallery is open to the public Monday through Friday from 9am to 4pm.

11/11/22 – North Country ARTS current exhibit, “ROY G. BIV All the Colors of the Rainbow” runs through Saturday November 12th at their main gallery in Suite 120 at The Shirt Factory building at 71 Lawrence Street in Glens Falls. The program is free and open to the public and the gallery is open Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 12pm to 5pm.

TFN – The Boys and Girls Club of Albany holds an Adult Bible Study each Thursday at 6:00pm at 21 Delaware Avenue. For more information, please call 518-885-3149. 

TFN – If you or someone you know is having thoughts of suicide or experiencing a mental health or substance use crisis, 988 provides connection to free, confidential support. There is hope.  The Lifeline works. For 24/7 confidential support, just call, text, or chat 988.

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 looking for submissions for 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 –  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.