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

1/14/22 –  ON FRIDAY JANUARY 14TH, THE RED CROSS WILL HOLD A BLOOD DRIVE FROM 10AM TO 3PM AT THE NEW YORK 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

1/19/22 –  ON WEDNESDAY JANUARY 19TH, THE RED CROSS WILL HOLD A BLOOD DRIVE FROM NOON TO 5:30PM AT THE SALEM FIRE DEPARTMENT, 53 SOUTH MAIN STREET IN SALEM.  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

1/20/22 –  ON THURSDAY JANUARY 20TH ,THE RED CROSS WILL HOLD A BLOOD DRIVE FROM NOON TO 6PM AT 11 EXCELSIOR AVENUE 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

1/21/22 –  ON FRIDAY JANUARY 21ST, THE RED CROSS WILL HOLD A BLOOD DRIVE FROM 1 TO 6PM AT THE AVIATION MALL 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

1/22/22 –  ON SATURDAY JANUARY 22ND, THE RED CROSS WILL HOLD A BLOOD DRIVE FROM 9AM TO 2PM 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

1/22/22 –  On Saturday January 22nd, the South Glens Falls United Methodist Church at 15 Maplewood Parkway is holding a drive thru/pick up turkey dinner from 4:30-6:00pm.  Dinners will be bagged and delivered to your car.  Menu includes a full turkey dinner with Tomato Soup and homemade dessert.  Cost is $12.00 and pre-orders can be made by calling the church office at 518-793-1152.  Delivery service will also be available.

1/22/22 –  ON SATURDAY JANUARY 22ND, THE FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH AT 3890 MAIN STREET IN WARRENSBURG WILL HOLD A TAKE OUT OR DELIVERY ONLY CHICKEN AND BISCUIT DINNER FROM 4 TO 6PM.  COST IS A CHURCH DONATION AND TO PLACE YOUR ORDER CONTACT JAMIEE ROSS AT 518-744-8719

1/24/22 –  ON MONDAY JANUARY 24TH, THE RED CROSS WILL HOLD A BLOOD DRIVE FROM NOON TO 6PM AT THE HARTFORD VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT ON ROUTE 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

1/25/22 – ON TUESDAY JANUARY 25TH, 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

1/26/22 –  ON WEDNESDAY JANUARY 26TH, 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

1/26/22 – ON WEDNESDAY JANUARY 26TH, THE RED CROSS WILL HOLD A BLOOD DRIVE FROM 12:30 TO 6PM AT 2223 CANADA STREET IN LAKE GEORGE.  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

1/27/22 –  ON THURSDAY JANUARY 27TH, THE RED CROSS WILL HOLD A BLOOD DRIVE FROM 12:30 TO 5:30PM AT VFW POST 420 190 EXCELSIOR AVENUE 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

1/28/22 –  ON FRIDAY JANUARY 28TH, THE RED CROSS WILL HOLD A BLOOD DRIVE FROM NOON TO 5:30PM AT THE HARRISENA COMMUNITY CHURCH AT 1616 RIDGE 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

1/28/22 –  ON FRIDAY JANUARY 28TH, THE RED CROSS WILL HOLD A BLOOD DRIVE FROM 1 TO 6PM AT THE CORINTH BRANCH OF THE SARATOGA YMCA AT 119 GABRIEL 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

1/29/22 –  ON SATURDAY JANUARY 29TH, THE RED CROSS WILL HOLD A BLOOD DRIVE FROM 7:30AM TO 12:30PM AT THE MIDDLE GROVE FIRE DEPARTMENT ON NORTH CREEK ROAD IN MIDDLE GROVE.  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

1/31/22 – Shelters of Saratoga is once again providing winter coats to anyone in need this winter. The 3rd annual “Take One, Leave One” winter coat drive was created as an easy way to provide warm coats for anyone in need one.   The coat rack is centrally located in downtown Saratoga Springs at 395 Broadway. Community members wishing to donate are encouraged to hang gently used or new coats on the rack which will be available through the winter.

1/31/22 –  Through January 31st, 2022, the Warren County Historical Society presents the exhibit, “Toying with History,” by Cindy Whitman, at its 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. 

2/4/21 – Cornell Cooperative Extension offices in Warren and Washington Counties are collaborating to offer a Community Parenting Program, “P.S. It Works!” via Zoom each Tuesday from February 8th through March 8th from 6 to 7pm.  The 5 week series will focus on replacing ineffective or hurtful parenting styles with effective, child-friendly skills and will teach five basic parenting skills that highlight key parenting issues.   The skills are applicable for parents with children of all ages.  The classes are free of charge but registration is required by Friday February 4th. To register call Cornell Cooperative Extension at 518-668-4881.  Registrants must have an email address and internet connection to participate.  For more information or questions, contact Roxanne Westcott in Warren County at 518-668-4881 or e-mail rmw 38 at cornell dot edu or Cathy Sweet in Washington County at 518-746-2560 or e-mail cjs 58 at cornell dot edu.

2/7/22 –  The Hartford Volunteer Fire Company Auxiliary is selling Valentine’s Day Chocolate Dessert Rolls.  The roll consists of Chocolate Cake with your choice of buttercream filling:  peanut butter, vanilla, wintergreen, or strawberry. Cost is $17.00 per roll and orders must be placed by Monday, February 7th.  To place an order, call Diane at 518-632-5351.  The rolls will be frozen to be thawed out when ready to serve. Pick up takes place on Saturday, February 12th at Hartford Firehouse on Route 40 and 149 from 10am to Noon.

2/28/22 – The Chapman Historical Museum in Glens Falls presents the exhibit, “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 and COVID-19 protocols are followed

TFN – Registration for the Alzheimer’s Association of Northeastern New York’s chapter, “Paint the Peaks Purple” challenge in the Adirondack Mountains is now open. The challenge is part of “The Longest Day,” a unique DIY fundraising event held annually on the day with the most light – the summer solstice. For more information on taking part in this challenge, email Ashley Enekes at a enekes at alz dot org or call 518.675.7193.

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.