Friday, Dec. 6

Northshire bookstore

MANCHESTER --The Northshire Bookstore will host author Jon Katz Friday, Dec. 6 at 7:00 p.m to present his book "The Second Chance: A Love Story." For more information on this and other events, call 802-362-2200 or 1-800-437-3700, or visit the Northshire Bookstore website at www.northshire.com

Announcements

Free ham dinner Saturday

POWNAL- The North Pownal Congregational Church is holding a free ham dinner on Saturday, Dec. 7, from 3 to 6 p. m. at North Pownal Congregational Church Route 346, North Pownal.

Spaghetti dinner Dec. 13 to benefit George Villarini

HOOSICK FALLS, N.Y. -- The Hoosick Falls, Cambridge, Greenwich, and Salem Little Leagues will hold a spaghetti dinner on Friday, Dec. 13, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Hoosick Falls Youth Center located at the Armory in Hoosick Falls. Ages 4 and under are free; children 5 to 12, $5; adults 13 and up, $10 per person. All proceeds go directly to George Villarini to help fund the costs of medical treatment for his fight against liver cancer.