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Fri­day, Sept. 15

BETH­LE­HEM PUB­LIC LI­BRARY: 10a. m., Ap­ple MashUp. Lis­ten to an ap­ple story and then make an ap­ple treat. Sign up each child in­di­vid­u­ally. For 18months and older with fam­ily and friends. Sign up on­line at beth­le­hempub­li­cli­brary.org or call 439- 9314. Richard Feld­man re­turns at 1p. m. to showcase songs from pop­u­lar Amer­i­can mu­si­cals about fall­ing in love and be­liev­ing in your­self in “To Life! Part III.” The pro­gram will be fol­lowed by a 2p. m. - 3p. m. cof­fee hour. Co- spon­sored by Beth­le­hem Se­nior Pro­jects, Inc. 451 Delaware Av­enue, Del­mar.

BRUNSWICK COM­MU­NITY LI­BRARY: Teen Cafe, 2: 30p. m. Free screen­ing of “Cap­tain Un­der­pants” at 3: 30 p. m. Adult yoga hour, 6p. m. 4118State Highway 2, Troy. Call 279- 4023or visit www.brunswick­li­brary.org for more in­for­ma­tion.

CHIL­DREN’S MU­SEUM AT SARATOGA: 10a. m., Busy Bees open play­group for ages birth to 24months. 11a. m., Wig­gles & Gig­gles drop- in for ages 2- 5. Free with mu­seum ad­mis­sion. 69Caro­line Street, Saratoga Springs. Call 5845540for more in­for­ma­tion. CMOST: Ex­plore fun en­gi­neer­ing chal­lenges and ex­per­i­ments in the En­gi­neer­ing Fun and Learn­ing Se­ries. 2p. m. 250Jor­dan Road, Troy. Visit www. cmost. org for more in­for­ma­tion.

EN­TER­TAIN­MENT UNPLUGGED: Table­top and board game night, with over 20games avail­able or bring your fa­vorite. Smash Bros for wii U also avail­able. 2p. m. to 10p. m. ev­ery Fri­day at Watervliet United Methodist Church, 1401First Av­enue, Watervliet. $ 3en­try fee.

EVENING OF DANCE: ” Evening of Dance by Emerg­ing Chore­og­ra­phers,” 7p. m., pre­sented by Anna Pilot at the Al­bany Cen­ter Gallery. The per­for­mance will be fol­lowed by a talk- back with the au­di­ence and re­cep­tion. The event is free of charge and aims to deepen the re­la­tion­ship be­tween area chore­og­ra­phers, dancers, and the Cap­i­tal Re­gion Com­mu­nity.

GRAFTON LAKES STATE PARK: 10: 30a. m., Out­door Tykes: For­est Faeries. Young preK- aged ex­plor­ers are in­vited to the park to learn about our friends, the For­est Faeries! Play & build a fairy home. Meets at the Shaver Pond Na­ture Cen­ter at 10: 30 a. m. This is a free pro­gram. Pre- reg­is­ter: 279- 1155. 7: 30 p. m., Star Watch. Call­ing all night owls. The Al­bany Area Amateur Astronomers will have tele­scopes to give you a tour of the night sky dur­ing this free pro­gram held at the Deer­field Pav­il­ion. Cloudy skies may can­cel to Satur­day so call the park of­fice to con­firm. En­ter via the win­ter en­trance and fol­low signs to pro­gram.

MILHAM PLAN­E­TAR­IUM: Ex­pe­ri­ence the won­ders of our uni­verse at the Milham Plan­e­tar­ium, in­side the Old Hop­kins Ob­ser­va­tory at Wil­liams Col­lege. Wil­liams Astron­omy stu­dents host free shows for the pub­lic on Fri­day evenings at 8p. m. from Septem­ber 15 through Novem­ber 17, and on De­cem­ber 1. For reser­va­tions ( rec­om­mended) con­tact Michele Rech at ( 413) 597- 2188 or email mcr4@ wil­liams. edu. Oth­ers will be ad­mit­ted as space per­mits. Large groups should call for spe­cial ap­point­ments.

THE MOUSETRAP: Septem­ber 15is the birth­day of cel­e­brated mys­tery au­thor Agatha Christie. In honor of this day the Troy Pub­lic Li­brary will present a dra­matic read­ing of her pop­u­lar play “The Mousetrap” from 1: 30p. m. - 4p. m. In­ter­ested par­tic­i­pants are en­cour­aged to se­lect a char­ac­ter to read for. Copies of the book will be avail­able at the cir­cu­la­tion desk be­gin­ning Septem­ber 1, for any­one wish­ing to fa­mil­iar­ize them­selves with their roles be­fore the pro­gram. Cof­fee and birth­day cake will be served. Those in­ter­ested may reg­is­ter in ad­vance by phone or on­line by vis­it­ing thetroyli­brary.org.

MU­SI­CIANS AT MA’ALWYCK: Mu­si­cians of Ma’alwyck’S 2017- 18sea­son has the themes of WW1 and Women’s Suf­frage, as well as a look at his­toric mu­sic in­spired by the newly in­stalled Ro­man Ruins wall­pa­per at the Schuyler Man­sion State His­toric Site. The sea­son opens on Septem­ber 15with a fundraiser for the his­toric Gov­er­nor Yates Man­sion in Glenville, fea­tur­ing a din­ner, new brew by Wolf Hol­low brewery ti­tled Yates Ale and con­cert by Mu­si­cians of Ma’alwyck. Sub­scrip­tions, sin­gle tick­ets, din­ner tick­ets for Café Capric­cio and gala tick­ets are avail­able on line at www.mu­si­cian­sof­maal­wyck. org or by call­ing 814- 441- 0852.

OKTOBERFEST: St. Joseph’s Ro­man Catholic Church, 600State Street, ( cor­ner of State and Lafayette Streets), Sch­enec­tady, presents its 15th An­nual Oktoberfest on Fri­day, Septem­ber 15, from 11: 30a. m. to 6: 30p. m. in Sch­enec­tady Veter­ans’ Park and St. Joseph’s Church. The park festivities in­clude Ger­man spe­cialty foods pre­pared by the Knights of St. John Com­man­dery # 100and St. El­iz­a­beth Aux­il­iary # 93, clam chow­der, pulled pork sand­wiches, chili/ na­chos, and other snack foods, Ger­man beer and wine, Ger­man mu­sic, and a Bake Sale. St. Joseph’s Church holds a Spe­cial Oktoberfest Mass in honor of St. Joseph, at 12: 15p. m., in­clud­ing Ger­man mu­sic, etc. and a rum­mage sale will be held in the Church hall. St. Joseph’s Church and its hall are both hand­i­capped ac­ces­si­ble. Park­ing is avail­able be­hind the Church. More in­for­ma­tion is avail­able by call­ing 518- 3744466, Ext. 13.

RUM­MAGE SALE: St. Joseph’s Ro­man Catholic Church, 600State Street, Sch­enec­tady ( cor­ner of State and Lafayette Streets), holds its 15th An­nual Rum­mage Sale on Fri­day, Septem­ber 15, from 11: 30a. m. to 6: 30p. m., and Satur­day, Septem­ber 16, from 9a. m. to 1p. m., in the Church hall. St. Joseph’s Church hall is hand­i­capped ac­ces­si­ble. Park­ing is avail­able be­hind the Church. More in­for­ma­tion is avail­able by call­ing 374- 4466, Ext. 13.

RUS­TIC BARN: Not Rightt, 8 p. m. 150Spei­gle­town Road, Troy.

TAX RE­FORM: Con­gress­man Richard Neal ( D- MA) will be at Wil­liams Col­lege on Fri­day, Septem­ber 15, to dis­cuss the pol­i­tics and pol­icy con­sid­er­a­tions around chang­ing the U. S. tax struc­ture un­der Pres­i­dent Trump. Neal will speak at 1: 30p. m. in Grif­fin Hall, room 3. The event is free and open to the pub­lic. Fol­low­ing the event, there will be time for an au­di­ence ques­tion and an­swer ses­sion. The Depart­ment of Po­lit­i­cal Sci­ence is spon­sor­ing this event. More in­for­ma­tion on Neal can be found at https://neal.house.gov/. For build­ing lo­ca­tions on the Wil­liams cam­pus, please call the Of­fice of Com­mu­ni­ca­tions at ( 413) 597- 4277, or visit www. wil­liams. edu/ map.

TROY SE­NIOR CEN­TER: 9: 30a. m., Aer­o­bics. 11a. m., Tal­ent Show in the din­ing room. 12: 45p. m., Bingo. 1p. m.,

Work Out with El­lio. 1p. m., Bi­ble Study. 19Third Street, Troy. To make reser­va­tions for noon lunch call 2705349. For more in­for­ma­tion call 270- 5348.

WOOD­STOCK COM­EDY FES­TI­VAL: Com­edy for a Cause. VIP Party, Fri­day, Septem­ber15, 10p. m. Cucina. Tick­ets by in­vi­ta­tion or $ 20 at the door. Net prof­its go to char­i­ties to pre­vent hu­man traf­fick­ing and do­mes­tic vi­o­lence. Visit www.wood­stock­com­e­dyfes­ti­val.org for more in­for­ma­tion.

Satur­day, Sept. 16

BETH­LE­HEM PUB­LIC LI­BRARY: Do­nate your like- new books to a non­profit or­ga­ni­za­tion that shares them with those in need in our area on Grass­roots Givers Book Do­na­tion Day. The col­lec­tion takes place in front of the li­brary’s garage from 10a. m. - 1p. m. 451Delaware Av­enue, Del­mar.

BRUNSWICK COM­MU­NITY LI­BRARY: Satur­day morn­ing car­toons, 10a. m. to 11a. m. 4118State Highway 2, Troy. Call 279- 4023or visit www.brunswick­li­brary.org for more in­for­ma­tion.

CMOST: Stop by and learn about the won­drous work of bees. No pre- reg­is­tra­tion re­quired; ac­tiv­ity in­cluded with mu­seum ad­mis­sion. For ages 4and up. 1p. m., 250Jor­dan Road, Troy. Visit www. cmost. org for more in­for­ma­tion.

CON­STI­TU­TION DAY: The New York State Ar­chives and Li­brary will cel­e­brate Con­sti­tu­tion Day on Satur­day, Septem­ber 16, with a pub­lic dis­play of New York State’s handwritten 1788copy of the United States Con­sti­tu­tion, fromthe con­ven­tion in Pough­keep­sie where it was rat­i­fied. The Con­sti­tu­tion Day ex­hi­bi­tion will be held on the 7th floor of the Cul­tural Ed­u­ca­tion Cen­ter at 222 Madison Av­enue in Al­bany from9: 30a. m. – 5p. m. In ad­di­tion, free pocket- sized copies of the Con­sti­tu­tion will be dis­trib­uted on a first come, first- served ba­sis; one per vis­i­tor while quan­ti­ties last. A dig­i­tal talk­ing book of the Con­sti­tu­tion from the New York State Talk­ing Book and Braille Li­brary ( TBBL) will be avail­able for TBBL pa­trons as well.

COR­NER SHOPPE: The Cor­ner Shoppe lo­cated at 570 Third Ave., North Troy, is dis­play­ing brand new in­ven­tory for Fall and back- to- school clothes. There are many new items for ladies and men too, in­clud­ing shoes, shirts and jeans. Other depts, in­clud­ing linens, toys, jeans, shoes and house­wares, have been re­stocked as well. Shop any Thurs­day or Satur­day, 9 a. m. – 1p. m. Re­fresh­ments served. Call 235- 3851for more in­for­ma­tion.

ENCHANTED CITY: The Enchanted City is the Steam­punk Tale of Troy. The fairy­tale of our fu­ture and past re­vealed for a day in our his­toric streets. It is an ur­ban spec­ta­cle of in­ven­tion, imag­i­na­tion, theater and magic dressed in Cogs and Corsets. A Vic­to­rian faire with Maker Flair. Join Queen Mab and her en­tourage for our third year which prom­ises to be a pageant eton­nante! The Enchanted City is a free event, and open to the pub­lic. Our event draws upon the unique as­pects of Troy which honors its Vic­to­rian/ In­dus­trial her­itage, while high­light­ing Troy’s emerg­ing cre­ative econ­omy and tech­nol­ogy sec­tor. 11 a. m. to 5p. m., River­front Park, Troy.

FES­TI­VAL OF PRAISE: The First Bap­tist Church at 15 North Main Stret, Ber­lin, in­vites all to join their Fes­ti­val of Praise on Satur­day, Septem­ber 16, from 1p. m. - 4 p. m. There will be live mu­sic, plenty of food, a bouncy house, games, face paint­ing and other ac­tiv­i­ties. Ad­mis­sion is free.

FIND­ING BAL­ANCE: Join Cather­ine and Scott of Team Wil­lCo for demon­stra­tions of AcroYoga and Slack­line Yoga. Slack­line Yoga is the prac­tice of find­ing still­ness in in­her­ently un­sta­ble sit­u­a­tions by bal­anc­ing on a 1inch piece of web­bing strung up be­tween two trees. AcroYoga brings to­gether the prac­tices of dance, yoga and ac­ro­bat­ics, in a play­ful, col­lab­o­ra­tive and ac­ces­si­ble way. Par­tic­i­pa­tion will be en­cour­aged. 2 p. m., Frear Park Ten­nis Court Park­ing Lot, Frear Park Road, Troy. Spon­sored by Trans­port Troy. Email Col­larCi­tyRam­ble@gmail.com, call 518- 429- 3909or visit https://www.face­book.com/Col­larCi­tyRam­ble/ for more in­for­ma­tion.

FREAR PARK HIK­ING TRAILS: Dis­cover Frear Park’s hik­ing trails, en­joy nat­u­ral scenery, and learn some his­tory on this hike led by Bram Van Heu­veln. To cel­e­brate the park’s 100th an­niver­ary, hike along the old Troy water reser­voirs, pass by a beaver dam and pond, and the Pis­cawen Creek and wa­ter­falls. En­joy the view over the Hud­son Val­ley; on a clear day you can clearly see down­town Al­bany and the Catskills from the top of the trails. In­ter­est­ing na­tive wild­flow­ers can be found along the trails, and a stop will be made to en­joy the ed­u­ca­tional wild­flower and but­ter­fly gar­dens near the Frear Park pagoda and foun­tain. 3p. m., Frear Park Ten­nis Court Park­ing Lot, Frear Park Road, Troy. Spon­sored by Trans­port Troy. Email Col­larCi­tyRam­ble@gmail.com, call 518- 429- 3909or visit https://www.face­book.com/Col­larCi­tyRam­ble/ for more in­for­ma­tion.

FRIENDS OFWATERFORD LI­BRARY: The Friends of the Water­ford Pub­lic Li­brary will meet to vote for of­fi­cers, dis­cuss and plan 20172018events and fundrais­ing ac­tiv­i­ties on Satur­day, Septem­ber 16, at 10: 30a. m. in the Com­mu­nity Room at Van Schoonhoven Square, Water­ford. Mem­bers of the com­mu­nity in­ter­ested in par­tic­i­pat­ing and join­ing the Friends are in­vited to at­tend. The Friends of the Water­ford Pub­lic Li­brary work with the Li­brary Di­rec­tor and Li­brary trustees to sup­port and ad­vance the ser­vices and goals of the Li­brary.

GARAGE SALE: St. Mary’s Church, Water­ford will once again have their Gi­ant In­door/ Out­door Garage Sale from 9 a. m. to 5p. m. Early Bird en­try from 8a . m. - 9a. m., $ 10 per per­son ( no ex­cep­tions). Fur­ni­ture, house­hold items, col­lectibles, jew­elry, books, hol­i­day dec­o­ra­tions, toys and much more. Bake sale and raf­fle. Food avail­able. Cor­ner of Sixth and Di­vi­sion Streets, Water­ford.

GRAFTON LAKES STATE PARK: 9: 30a. m., Yoga on the Beach. Rise and shine at Grafton for a stretch un­der the late sum­mer sun with lo­cal yoga in­struc­tor Re­bekah Ma­gin. $ 5/ per­son, must be at least 16years old to par­tic­i­pate. Bring your own towel or mat. At­ten­dees must pre­reg­is­ter by call­ing the park of­fice at 518- 279- 1155. Gate en­trance fees re­funded if only stay­ing for the pro­gram, ask when reg­is­ter­ing for specifics. 10a. m. Love the Lakes Shore­line Cleanup. You en­joyed the lakes all sum­mer, now­give back to keep them beau­ti­ful! Scout troops and clubs wel­come to at­tend. Please pre- reg­is­ter by call­ing 279- 1155.

GRANT COT­TAGE: Join in the cel­e­bra­tion as Grant Cot­tage be­comes New York State’s 24th Lit­er­ary Land­mark dur­ing a Plaque Ded­i­ca­tion cer­e­mony at 1p. m. on Satur­day, Septem­ber 16. The key­note speaker will be David S. Nolen, As­sis­tant Editor, Ulysses S. Grant Pres­i­den­tial Li­brary and con­trib­u­tor to “The Per­sonal Mem­oirs of U. S. Grant: The Com­plete An­no­tated Edi­tion.” In ad­di­tion, fine art pho­tog­ra­pher Craig Mur­phy will pro­vide tin­type pho­tog­ra­phy ( weather per­mit­ting) us­ing the same equip­ment and wet plate process used in the 1860’ s. Copies of the an­no­tated Me­moris signed by Nolen and tin­types will be avail­able for pur­chase. 1000 Mt. McGre­gor Road, Wil­ton.

HAR­VEST FAIRE: On Satur­day, Septem­ber 16, from 11a. m. – 4p. m., Crailo State His­toric Site and the Friends of Fort Crailo present Har­vest Faire, an event with some­thing for everyone in the fam­ily. There will be a silent auc­tion to ben­e­fit the Friends of Fort Crailo. This is also a great op­por­tu­nity to tour Crailo’s tem­po­rary ex­hibit, “A Dis­hon­or­able Trade: Hu­man Traf­fick­ing in the Dutch At­lantic World.” This out­door event is free to the pub­lic ( a nom­i­nal do­na­tion is asked to en­ter the­mu­seum ex­hibit) and pre­sented in con­junc­tion with the Hud­son River Ram­ble. The event is weather per­mit­ting, and the rain date is sched­uled for Sun­day, Septem­ber 17. For more in­for­ma­tion, please find Crailo on the New York State Parks web­site ( www.nys­parks.com) on Face­book (www.face­book.com/CrailoS­tateHis­toricSite) or call 518- 463- 8738.

HIGH& MIGHTY FUNDRAISER: ’ Kick up Your Heels A Ben­e­fit Evening on the Farm,’’ 6p. m. to 11p. m., 71 County Route 21C Ghent. Ac­tiv­i­ties in­clude food, dancing, games, a silent auc­tion and a lot­tery to win a cruise. $ 75 at the door. Pur­chase tick­ets at www.high-n- mighty.org or send a check to 71County Route 21C Ghent, NY 12075 for $ 60. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 518- 672- 4202or visit high- n- mighty.org.

RUM­MAGE SALE: St. Joseph’s Ro­man Catholic Church, 600State Street, Sch­enec­tady ( cor­ner of State and Lafayette Streets), holds its 15th An­nual Rum­mage Sale on Fri­day, Septem­ber 15, from11: 30a. m. to 6: 30p. m., and Satur­day, Septem­ber 16, from 9a. m. to 1p. m., in the Church hall. St. Joseph’s Church hall is hand­i­capped ac­ces­si­ble. Park­ing is avail­able be­hind the Church. More in­for­ma­tion is avail­able by call­ing 374- 4466, Ext. 13.

RUS­TIC BARN: Dead Ahead NY, 8p. m. 150Spei­gle­town Road, Troy.

SAND LAKE CEN­TER FOR THEARTS: Sand Lake Cen­ter for the Arts brings back by pop­u­lar de­mand “Fen­nig’s All- Star String Band” for the fourth con­cert in the Squire Ja­cob Con­cert Se­ries on Septem­ber 16at 8p. m. Tick­ets $ 18. Adults, $ 10. Un­der 18. Pre­paid reser­va­tions can be made at www.slca- ctp.org or call 518- 674- 2007. SLCA is lo­cated at 2880NY 43, Aver­ill Park, is fully hand­i­capped ac­ces­si­ble, with free park­ing.

SARATOGA SHOWCASE OF HOMES: The 2017Saratoga Showcase of Homes is proudly pre­sented over three week­ends be­gin­ning Septem­ber 16- 17. This year’s edi­tion is an­other block­buster event with 18lo­ca­tions from 14of our area’s finest builders on dis­play in Saratoga County. Pro­ceeds from the Showcase of Homes will ben­e­fit Re­build­ing To­gether Saratoga County and Habi­tat for Hu­man­ity of North­ern Saratoga, War­ren and Wash­ing­ton Coun­ties. A $ 20ticket al­lows you to visit all of th­ese beau­ti­ful new homes over all six days. Each showcase ticket holder will re­ceive a free shoe/ tote bag at the first home vis­ited. Tick­ets are al­ways con­ve­niently avail­able at any showcase home dur­ing tour hours of 11a. m. – 5p. m. and can be pur­chased on­line at www.sarato­gashow­case­ofhomes.com.

TASTE OF TROY FOOD TOUR: Taste of Troy Food Tours pro­vides a unique op­por­tu­nity to ex­plore this beau­ti­ful down­town river­front, while sam­pling foods and bev­er­ages from es­tab­lish­ments that are help­ing to re­vi­tal­ize this his­toric city. Each 3hour walk­ing tour al­lows you to ex­pe­ri­ence the vi­brant culi­nary scene that sur­rounds Troy’s amaz­ing all- year- round farm­ers’ mar­ket and ends in time for you to shop the mar­ket and meet lo­cal farm­ers and ven­dors. 9: 45a. m. to 1p. m., 275River Street, Troy. $ 49 per per­son $ 29for chil­dren 3- 12in­cludes a pro­gres­sive brunch/ lunch. Ad­vance reg­is­tra­tion re­quired. Go to www.tas­te­oftroy­food­tours.com or call 518- 305- 5034to book tick­ets be­fore Thurs­day, Septem­ber 14.

TROY’S TIF­FANY TREA­SURES: Troy may well have more Tif­fany win­dows per square mile than any other city in the na­tion. Learn about the life’s work of Louis Com­fort Tif­fany start­ing at 1: 30p. m., then take a walk­ing and driv­ing tour of the abun­dant Tif­fany win­dows and in­te­rior de­signs in down­town Troy. $ 20per per­son, cash or check at door, charge avail­able if called in or sent in ad­vance. Ad­vance reg­is­tra­tion re­quired by 4 p. m. on Septem­ber 15. This al­ways sells out, so be sure to reg­is­ter early. Call 518274- 5267or email info@hud­son­mo­hawk­gate­way.org to reg­is­ter.

WATERVLIET PUB­LIC LI­BRARY: Sto­ry­time with WMHT, “Daniel Tiger’s Pic­nic Ad­ven­ture,” 11a. m. at Watervliet Pub­lic Li­brary, 1501 Broad­way. Watch the story, make a craft and take home the story book! For fam­i­lies with chil­dren in pre- K through sec­ond grade. Ad­vance reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired and space is lim­ited: call 518274- 4471or email di­rec­tor@wa­ter­vli­et­pub­li­cli­brary.org to reg­is­ter.

WRIT­ING & DRAW­ING WORK­SHOP: The Troy Pub­lic Li­brary is host­ing a se­ries of writ­ing and draw­ing work­shops with Amy Hal­lo­ran and Mon­ica Bill Hughes. A fol­low- up work­shop will be held on Satur­day, Septem­ber 16, from 10a.m. - 2p. m. at The Troy Wa­ter­front Farmer’s Mar­ket. Par­tic­i­pate in in­for­mal in­ter­views, us­ing a sim­ple ques­tion and an­swer style to gather facts and feel­ings. Th­ese in­ter­views will be­come the in­gre­di­ents for brief writ­ten pro­files, or snap­shots in words. Writ­ing not your style? Then par­tic­i­pate in a por­trait draw­ing work­shop. This project is made pos­si­ble with funds from the De­cen­tral­iza­tion Pro­gram, a re­grant pro­gram of the New York State Coun­cil on the Arts with the sup­port of Gov­er­nor An­drew Cuomo and the New York State Leg­is­la­ture and ad­min­is­tered by The Arts Cen­ter of the Cap­i­tal Re­gion.

Sun­day, Sept. 17

BETH­LE­HEM PUB­LIC LI­BRARY: Vol­un­teer to help paint and dec­o­rate pink pump­kins to pro­mote breast can­cer aware­ness in the com­mu­nity. Co- spon­sored by To Life! Breast Can­cer Sup­port and Ed­u­ca­tion, 1p. m. - 4 p. m. For ages 16and up. Sign up on­line at beth­le­hempub­li­cli­brary.org or call 4399314. 451Delaware Av­enue, Del­mar.

CAP­I­TAL DISTRICT COLUMBIETTES: The Cap­i­tal District Chap­ter Columbiettes will hold their Septem­ber meet­ing on Sun­day, Septem­ber 17, at 1p. m. at the Co­hoes Coun­cil, 255 Rem­sen St., Co­hoes, ( north on I 787, left on Bridge Ave., left on Rem­sen St.). Columbiettes Chap­ter Pres­i­dent Linda Cotch will pre­side. CON­CERTS IN THE VIL­LAGE: At 2p. m. on Sun­day, Septem­ber 17in Van Buren Hall, 6Chatham Street, Kin­der­hook, Con­certs in the Vil­lage will present the Broad Street Orches­tra in the first pro­gram of CITV’s eighth sea­son. The con­cert will fea­ture Mozart’s Clar­inet Con­certo, K. 622 and Sym­phony 33, K. 319, as well as works of J. C. Bach and Michael Haydn. Con­tri­bu­tion: $ 20. El­e­va­tor avail­able. For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion and as­sured seat­ing visit www.con­certsinthevil­lage.org or call 518- 758- 6869. GREENBUSH HIS­TOR­I­CAL SO­CI­ETY: At the close of the Philadel­phia Con­sti­tu­tional Con­ven­tion in 1787, Ben­jamin Franklin was asked, “Well Dr. Franklin, what do we have - a monar­chy or a repub­lic?” He

replied “a repub­lic - if you can keep it.” Join the Greenbush His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety Sun­day, Septem­ber 17, at 2p. m. as Ken Kiser speaks on “A repub­lic if you can keep it - The Con­sti­tu­tion Then and Now “. The pre­sen­ta­tion will ex­am­ine what the United States has done, through amend­ments, laws, court de­ci­sions, and cus­toms “to keep it” a repub­lic. Everyone is wel­come to this free pro­gram at the East Greenbush Li­brary, but reg­is­tra­tion is re­quested. Please call the li­brary at 518477- 7476to sign up.

ST. AGNES CEME­TERY: A late sum­mer cock­tail party will be held in cel­e­bra­tion of His­toric St. Agnes Ceme­tery’s 150th An­niver­sary on Sun­day, Septem­ber 17, from 2p. m. – 5 p. m.. The cel­e­bra­tion will fea­ture fine foods, se­lect wines and beer, a string trio, silent auc­tion and his­toric ceme­tery trol­ley tours. The cel­e­bra­tion will be­gin at 2p. m. with a bless­ing by Bishop Edward B. Schar­fen­berger. Tick­ets are $ 125and in­clude a book and com­mem­o­ra­tive bookmark. The an­niver­sary cel­e­bra­tion fea­tures the premier of the beau­ti­ful 160page cof­fee ta­ble book “Th­ese Sa­cred Grounds: 150Years of St. Agnes Ceme­tery.” Call 518350- 7679or visit web­site for event/ book info: http://blog.cap­i­tald­is­trictceme­ter­ies.org/150th- an­niver­sary- stag­nescel­e­bra­tion/.

SARATOGA SHOWCASE OF HOMES: The 2017Saratoga Showcase of Homes is proudly pre­sented over three week­ends be­gin­ning Septem­ber 16- 17. This year’s edi­tion is an­other block­buster event with 18lo­ca­tions from 14of our area’s finest builders on dis­play in Saratoga County. Pro­ceeds from the Showcase of Homes will ben­e­fit Re­build­ing To­gether Saratoga County and Habi­tat for Hu­man­ity of North­ern Saratoga, War­ren and Wash­ing­ton Coun­ties. A $ 20ticket al­lows you to visit all of th­ese beau­ti­ful new homes over all six days. Each showcase ticket holder will re­ceive a free shoe/ tote bag at the first home vis­ited. Tick­ets are al­ways con­ve­niently avail­able at any showcase home dur­ing tour hours of 11a. m. – 5p. m. and can be pur­chased on­line at www.sarato­gashow­case­ofhomes.com.

USA DANCE: Help the NYS Cap­i­tal District chap­ter of USA Dance cel­e­brate Na­tional Ball­room Dance week dur­ing a fun evening of ball­room dancing on Septem­ber 17. The event be­gins with a free les­son with Vlad Florin from 6: 15p. m. to 7p. m., fol­lowed by three hours of dancing, with a dance demon­stra­tion around 8: 30p. m. The new event lo­ca­tion is Dance­land, 638Columbia Street Ext., Latham. Non- mem­bers $ 13, Mem­bers $ 10, Stu­dents

$ 5, 18and un­der free. Visit http://cap­i­talu­sadance.com for more in­for­ma­tion. WATER­FORD HAR­BOR FARM­ERS MAR­KET: Ev­ery Sun­day from June through Oc­to­ber, 9a. m. to 1p. m. at the Water­ford Har­bor, 1 Tug­boat Al­ley, Water­ford. Farm­ers, ar­ti­sans and lo­cal pro­duc­ers line the prom­e­nade along the Erie Canal be­low Lock 2. En­joy beau­ti­ful views of Pee­bles Is­land and the Hud­son and Mo­hawk Rivers as you shop from lo­cal ven­dors and en­joy live mu­sic.

Mon­day, Sept. 18

BETH­LE­HEM PUB­LIC LI­BRARY: 2p. m., Brain Health: Eat Well. Karen Roberts Mort, a com­mu­nity nu­tri­tion ed­u­ca­tor with the Cor­nell Co­op­er­a­tive Ex­ten­sion of Al­bany, will high­light di­etary and other health tips thought to de­crease a per­son’s risk of Alzheimer’s and other forms of de­men­tia. 7p. m., Sewing Machine Ba­sics. Learn the ba­sics of sewing on a machine, and try out a sewing machine and serger. 451 Delaware Av­enue, Del­mar. BRUNSWICK COM­MU­NITY LI­BRARY: 1p. m. to 3p. m., Se­nior Bridge Club. 4118 State Highway 2, Troy. Call 279- 4023or visit www.brunswick­li­brary.org for more in­for­ma­tion.

CMOST: Sci­ence Story Time, 11a. m. Join a Mu­seum Ed­u­ca­tor for a Na­tive Amer­i­can themed story time that in­cludes a project- based ac­tiv­ity. No pre- reg­is­tra­tion re­quired; ac­tiv­ity in­cluded with mu­seum ad­mis­sion. For ages 2- 6. 250Jor­dan Road, Troy. Visit www.cmost.org for more in­for­ma­tion.

CON­STI­TU­TION DAY: In honor of Con­sti­tu­tion Day, Wayne Hammond, Chapin Li­brar­ian at Wil­liams Col­lege, will lead “A Con­ver­sa­tion on the Con­sti­tu­tion” on Mon­day, Septem­ber 18, at 4p. m. in the Chapin Gallery ( Sawyer Li­brary Room406). A re­cep­tion will fol­low. The Chapin Gallery is home to orig­i­nal print­ings of the Dec­la­ra­tion of In­de­pen­dence, the Ar­ti­cles of Con­fed­er­a­tion, the U. S. Con­sti­tu­tion ( a draft from the Con­sti­tu­tional Con­ven­tion), and the first amend­ments to the Con­sti­tu­tion, as well as a Bri­tish re­ply to the Dec­la­ra­tion and Ge­orge Wash­ing­ton’s copy of the Fed­er­al­ist Pa­pers. The pub­lic is wel­come and the event is free.

MASONS: The Mount Zion Ma­sonic Lodge will meet on Mon­day, Septem­ber 18, at 7: 30p. m. at the Troy Ma­sonic Com­mu­nity Cen­ter, 39Brunswick Road. The theme for the evening is “Wel­come Back and Meet Your Of­fi­cers,” with a din­ner pre­ceed­ing at 6: 30p. m. For din­ner reser­va­tions call the Ju­nior War­den Ja­son Chap­lin at 518- 331- 2203, visit ma­son­son­line or email chap­ja­son23@gmail.com.

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