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 [email protected]

5/16/24 –  ON THURSDAY MAY 16TH, THE RED CROSS WILL HOLD A BLOOD DRIVE FROM 1 TO 6PM AT GRANVILLE HIGH SCHOOL AT 58 OAK STREET.  APPOINTMENTS ARE MANDATORY.  THERE IS A CRITICAL NEED FOR BLOOD AND ALL BLOOD 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

5/17/24 –  ON FRIDAY MAY 17TH, THE RED CROSS WILL HOLD A BLOOD DRIVE FROM NOON TO 5PM AT THE SALEM FIRE DEPARTMENT AT 53 SOUTH MAIN STREET.  APPOINTMENTS ARE MANDATORY.  THERE IS A CRITICAL NEED FOR BLOOD AND ALL BLOOD 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

5/17/24 –  ON FRIDAY MAY 17TH, THE RED CROSS WILL HOLD A BLOOD DRIVE FROM NOON TO 5PM AT ST. CLEMENTS CHURCH AT 231 LAKE AVENUE IN SARATOGA SPRINGS.  APPOINTMENTS ARE MANDATORY.  THERE IS A CRITICAL NEED FOR BLOOD AND ALL BLOOD 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

5/18/24 – On Saturday May 18th, the Community Climate Action Walk will take place in downtown Glens Falls from 1 to 4pm.  Participants will gather at 1pm at City Park by Crandall Public Library with the walk taking place at 1:30pm to Glen Street and ending at Crandall Park for speakers and climate action tables.

5/18/24 –  ST. MICHAEL’S CHURCH IN SOUTH GLENS FALLS WILL HOLD ITS 6TH ANNUAL COMMUNITY TAG SALE STARTING WITH THE PRE-SALE FRIDAY MAY 17TH, FROM 4 TO 7PM AND SATURDAY THE 18TH FROM 9AM TO 3PM.  ADMISSION IS FREE.  THERE WILL BE SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE AND REMEMBER TO BRING YOUR OWN BAG.

5/18/24 – The Slate Valley Museum at 17 Water Street in Granville opens for its 2024 season on Saturday, May 18th. This year artist Serena Kovalosky is inviting visitors to pull up a chair, have a chat, and immerse themselves in the creative process during her 2024 residency, which focuses on her sculptural project, “Moving Mountains: The Mustard Seed Project.” More information including hours and a full calendar of events and offerings go to their website, www dot Slate Valley Museum dot org.

5/18/24 –  On Saturday May 18th , the Little Theater on the Farm at 27 Plum Road in Fort Edward presents Elvis tribute artist Kevin Harder performing some of Elvis’ greatest songs from the 50’s through the 70’s at 7pm.  Recommended donation is Adults $12.00.  Students and Seniors 60 and older $9.00.  For more information call 518-747-3421or visit their website at : www dot little theater 27 dot org.

5/19/24 –  On Sunday May 19th,  the Upstate Model Railroaders will be having their monthly Open House and Freight Yard Sale from 12 Noon to 3pm. There will be sales tables set up. Trains will be running, and club members will be on hand to answer any questions. Upstate Model Railroaders is located at 22 Hudson Falls Road at the rear of the Epic Ventures Building Door 27.  For information, please visit their website at: www dot Upstate Model Railroaders dot com.

5/20/24 –  ON MONDAY MAY 20TH, THE RED CROSS WILL HOLD A BLOOD DRIVE FROM 9AM TO 2PM AT 1 STONEBREAK ROAD IN BALLSTON SPA.  APPOINTMENTS ARE MANDATORY.  THERE IS A CRITICAL NEED FOR BLOOD AND ALL BLOOD 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

5/21/24 –  ON TUESDAY MAY 21ST, THE RED CROSS WILL HOLD A BLOOD DRIVE FROM 1 TO 6PM AT THE SARATOGA ABUNDANT LIFE CHURCH AT 2 HUTCHINS ROAD IN SARATOGA SPRINGS.  APPOINTMENTS ARE MANDATORY.  THERE IS A CRITICAL NEED FOR BLOOD AND ALL BLOOD 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

5/21/24 –  ON TUESDAY MAY 21ST, THE RED CROSS WILL HOLD A BLOOD DRIVE FROM 1 TO 6PM AT THE SARATOGA SPRINGS CITY CENTER AT 522 BROADWAY IN SARATOGA SPRINGS.  APPOINTMENTS ARE MANDATORY.  THERE IS A CRITICAL NEED FOR BLOOD AND ALL BLOOD 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

5/21/24 –  On Wednesday May 22nd, the Chapman Historical Museum in Glens Falls presents a card making workshop with Christine Mahoney from 6 to 8pm.  Christine will guide participants through the process of making three unique cards using a variety of materials and techniques.  The program is limited to 10 participants and the cost is $25.00 per person. Payment is required at the time of registration. All materials will be provided. To register, please call 518-793-2826.

5/22/24 –  On Wednesday May 22nd , the Little Theater on the Farm at 27 Plum Road in Fort Edward presents the, “Washington County Line Band” performing at 7pm.  Recommended donation is Adults $12.00.  Students and Seniors 60 and older $9.00.  For more information call 518-747-3421or visit their website at : www dot little theater 27 dot org.

5/23/24 – ON THURSDAY MAY 23RD, THE VETERANS BUSINESS COUCNIL JAMBOREE WILL TAKE PLACE BEGINNING AT 3PM AT VFW POST 420 AT 190 EXCELSIOR AVENUE IN SARATOGA SPRINGS.  ACTIVITIES INCLUDE A CORN HOLE TOURNAMENT, CHICKEN BARBECUE, CASH BAR, MUSIC FROM, “BEATIN’ THE ODDS,” AND OTHER ACTIVITIES TO SUPPORT PROJECTS AND PROGRAMS FOR LOCAL VETERANS.  FOR MORE INFORMATION, TICKETS AND CORNHOLE TEAM REGISTRATION GO ONLINE AT WWW DOT VBC JAMBOREE DOT COM.

5/24/24 –  ON FRIDAY MAY 24TH, THE RED CROSS WILL HOLD A BLOOD DRIVE FROM NOON TO 5PM AT THE MALL ON AVIATION ROAD IN QUEENSBURY.  .  APPOINTMENTS ARE MANDATORY.  THERE IS A CRITICAL NEED FOR BLOOD AND ALL BLOOD 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

5/25/24 –  On Saturday May 25th, the Little Theater on the Farm at 27 Plum Road in Fort Edward presents, “Off the Main Road” with Alan Dunham and Liz Winge performing at 7pm.  Recommended donation is Adults $12.00.  Students and Seniors 60 and older $9.00.  For more information call 518-747-3421or visit their website at : www dot little theater 27 dot org.

5/28/24 – ON TUESDAY MAY 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 BLOOD 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

5/29/24 –  ON WEDNESDAY MAY 29TH, THE RED CROSS WILL HOLD A BLOOD DRIVE FROM 10AM TO 3PM AT 333 GLEN STREET IN GLENS FALLS.  APPOINTMENTS ARE MANDATORY.  THERE IS A CRITICAL NEED FOR BLOOD AND ALL BLOOD 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

5/29/24 – ON WEDNESDAY MAY 29TH, THE RED CROSS WILL HOLD A BLOOD DRIVE FROM 12:30 TO 5:30PM AT THE SARATOGA PUBLIC LIBRARY AT 49 HENRY STREET IN SARATOGA SPRINGS.  APPOINTMENTS ARE MANDATORY.  THERE IS A CRITICAL NEED FOR BLOOD AND ALL BLOOD 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

5/29/24 –  On Wednesday May 29 the Little Theater on the Farm at 27 Plum Road in Fort Edward presents Lucas Garrett performing at 7pm.  Recommended donation is Adults $12.00.  Students and Seniors 60 and older $9.00.  For more information call 518-747-3421or visit their website at : www dot little theater 27 dot org.

5/29/24 –  On Saturday June 1st, the Granville Lions Club will hold its Second Annual Golf Tournament on at Skene Valley Country Club in Whitehall. All area golfers are invited to participate.  The event will feature a four-person Captain-n-Crew team format.   Registration begins at 8:30am with a shotgun start at 10am. Entry fee of $75.00 per person includes golf, cart, custom golf balls, lunch and prizes.  To register a team, contact John Long via phone or text at 518-683-2737 or email john d long 19 at yahoo dot com.

5/30/24 –  ON THURSDAY MAY 30TH, THE RED CROSS WILL HOLD A BLOOD DRIVE FROM 1 TO 5PM AT THE GLENS FALLS ELKS LODGE ON CRONIN ROAD IN QUEENSBURY.  APPOINTMENTS ARE MANDATORY.  THERE IS A CRITICAL NEED FOR BLOOD AND ALL BLOOD 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

5/30/24 –  On Friday May 31st, the Slate Valley Museum in Granville will hold its second, “Paint on Slate” event from 7 to 9pm. Painters will use a slate tile from the Slate Valley to paint a scene of a slate bridge over a river with step-by-step guidance from instructor Darcie Parrott.  Pre-registration for the workshop is required. Tickets are $40 per person and includes all art materials, beverages, and snacks.  Space is limited. Those interested in registering should contact the museum at 518-642-1417 or e-mail  executive director at slate valley museum dot or associate at slate valle museum dot org.  If you reach the museum’s voicemail when calling, leave a message and a member of the staff will return your call as soon as possible.

5/31/24 –  ON FRIDAY MAY 31ST, THE RED CROSS WILL HOLD A BLOOD DRIVE FROM 10AM TO 3PM AT 178 GLEN STREET IN GLENS FALLS.  APPOINTMENTS ARE MANDATORY.  THERE IS A CRITICAL NEED FOR BLOOD AND ALL BLOOD 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

5/31/24 – Through May 31st, Tri-County Literacy Center will hold their art show fundraiser, “Celebrating the Art of Community” in the Friends Gallery on the second floor of Crandall Public Library in Glens Falls.  All works have been created by local artists. The pieces encompass a wide range of styles, subjects, and media. All pieces are available for sale and will be priced at $200.00 or less.  Proceeds from the sale will support the work of Tri-County Literacy Center.  To view available artwork or to purchase your favorite piece, visit www dot 32 auctions dot com / TLC Art 2023.  For more information, email tri lit center at gmail dot com.

5/31/24 –  ON SATURDAY JUNE 1ST, THE 10TH ANNUAL LATER SLATER ANNUAL BENEFIT “STILL RIDING FOR GIG” MOTORCYCLE RIDE WILL TAKE PLACE AT GREEN MANSIONS GOLF COURSE IN CHESTERTOWN.  COST IS $20.00 PER RIDER, AND $30.00 PER COUPLE.  COST INCLUDES DINNER AND RECEPTION.   MUSIC BY FINGER DIDDLE.   ALL VEHICLES ARE WELCOME AND PROCEEDS WILL BENEFIT THE C.R. WOOD CANCER CENTER.  SIGN UP IS AT 10:30AM WITH KICK STANDS UP AT 12 NOON.

6/1/24 –  ON SATURDAY JUNE 1ST, THE RED CROSS WILL HOLD A BLOOD DRIVE FROM 8AM TO 1PM AT THE COMPANY 4 FIREHOUSE AT 613 MAPLE STREET IN SARATOGA SPRINGS.  APPOINTMENTS ARE MANDATORY.  THERE IS A CRITICAL NEED FOR BLOOD AND ALL BLOOD 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

6/1/24-  Through Sunday June 2nd, the Hyde Collection in Glens Falls presents its 33rd Annual High School Juried Art Show.  The exhibition serves as a platform for budding student artists from Warren, Washington, Saratoga, Hamilton, and Essex counties to showcase their talent and immerse themselves in a professional, competitive arts environment.  For more information go online at www dot hyde collection dot org/exhibition/annual-high-school-juried-show/

6/14/24 –  THROUGH JUNE 16TH, THE STODDARD GALLERY AT THE CHAPMAN HISTORICAL MUSEUM IN GLENS FALLS PRESENTS, “RIDING IN STYLE.”  THIS PHOTOGRAPHIC EXHIBITS HI-LIGHTS HORSE DRAWN CARRIAGES FILLED WITH TOURISTS, STEAMBOATS LOADING PASSENGERS TO EXPLORE REMOTE LAKES, AND TRAIN CARS BRINGING BUSINESSMEN TO THEIR DESTINATIONS AND OFFERS A GLIMPSE AT HOW INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES NAVIGATED THE SOUTHERN ADIRONDACKS AT THE END OF THE 19TH CENTURY.  FOR MORE INFORMATION, VISIT WWW DOT CHAMPMAN MUSEUM DOT ORG.

7/28/24 – The Granville Lions Club will hold its annual summer furniture sale at the Lions’ warehouses, located behind the post office on Main Street. Hours are Fridays from 5 to 8pm; and Saturdays from 10am to 2pm each weekend through August.  Proceeds from the summer-long sale provide funding for the many projects and beneficiaries of the Granville Lions Club.  For updated information on the sale, check the Granville Lions Club on Facebook or online at: Granville lions club dot com.

TFNWarren County Board of Elections is looking for individuals to serve as poll workers. Help make a difference in your community, and get paid by signing up for a poll worker position. There are a few requirements: Applicants in Warren County must live in Warren County, be registered to vote in Warren County and be at least 17 years of age. (17-year-olds must have parental consent and be an enrolled student.)  Those who are interestedcan do so onlineat : www dot warren county ny dot gov backslash BOE backslash Technology.  You can also call Warren County Board of Elections at 518-761-7676 or 518-761-7677 to apply, or to learn more about these positions.

TFN – FOOD FOR THOUGHT IS AN INITIATIVE THAT GETS FOOD TO THOSE WHO NEED IT IN OUR LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS IN WARREN AND WASHINGTON COUNTIES.  THE CURRENT NEED IS APPROXIMATELY 11 THOUSAND SNACKS PER MONTH IN 14 LOCAL DISTRICTS.  DONATIONS OF SNACKS CAN BE MADE AT HILLTOP CONSTRUCTION 21 CASEY ROAD IN QUEENSBURY OR O’BRIEN INSURANCE ON BAY STREET IN GLENS FALLS.  SNACK DONATIONS IDEAS ARE BAGS OF PRETZELS AND GOLD FISH, GRANOLA BARS, AND APPLE SAUCE POUCHES.  MONETARY DONATIONS MADE PAYABLE TO O’BRIEN’S ANGELS ARE ALSO ACCEPTED.

TFN –  Every Friday Morning at 11am, the Town of Chester Library presents, “Story Time and Sing-a-long with Wendy” in the library located on the second floor of the town of Chester Municipal Center on Route Nine. For more info call 518-494-5384

TFN –  THE TEEN CENTER AT CRANDALL PUBLIC LIBRARY OFFERS A VARIETY OF AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS FOR TEENS AGES 13 TO 19.  ON WEDNESDAY, IT’S DROP-IN CARDS AND GAMING FROM 4PM TIL CLOSE.  THURSDAYS FROM 6 TO 8PM, IT’S THE TEEN GROUP OFFERING A VARIETY OF ACTIVITIES THAT CHANGE WEEKLY.  AND SATURDAYS IT’S DUNGEONS AND DRAGONS 3RD EDITION AT 10AM.  REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED TO PLAY.  FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO SIGN UP, CALL THE TEEN CENTER AT 518-792-6508 EXTENSION 7

TFN –  ARE YOU A VETERAN IN NEED OF DENTAL CARE?  THE NEW YORK STATE DENTAL FOUNDATION MAYBE ABLE TO HELP CONNECT YOU TO A DENTIST IN YOUR AREA WHO WILL PROVIDE FREE DENTAL TREATMENT.  VISIT WWW DOT NYS DENTAL FOUNDATION DOT ORG OR CALL 518-689-2772FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO REQUEST HELP TODAY.

TFN –  THE WARREN COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY IS OFFERING THE COMPLETE SET OF 19TH CENTURY NEW YORK STATE COUNTIES HISTORIES IN DIGITAL FORM ON A COMPUTER THUMB DRIVE.  THE THUMB DRIVE CAN BE USED ON PC’S OR A MACINTOSH COMPUTER AND COMES ON A 16 OR 32 GIGABYTE THUMB DRIVE AND HAS ROOM FOR MORE THAT CAN BE ADDED BY THE OWNER.  COST IS $25.00 PLUS $5.00 FOR SHIPPING.  FOR MORE INFORMATION E-MAIL: INFO AT WCNYHS DOT ORG.

TFN – Federal funding is available to assist residents of Warren and Saratoga Counties who would like to open home-based child care businesses.  Warren County residents who are interested in applying for funding can call the Warren County Career Center at 518-743-0925 orSouthern Adirondack Child Care Network at 518-798-7972. Saratoga County residents who would like to apply can call the Saratoga County Career Center at 518-884-4170 or Brightside Up at 518-426-7181.

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 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 –  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 –  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