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Thursday, Oct. 12

AL­BANY, A WALK­ING TOUR: A guided walk­ing tour high­light­ing downtown Al­bany’s his­toric places and mag­nif­i­cent ar­chi­tec­ture. Tours de­part the Al­bany Visitors Cen­ter at Quack­en­bush Square at 11 a.m. on the sec­ond Thursday and fourth Fri­day of ev­ery month from May to Oc­to­ber. $3 per per­son.

AL­BANY MED BREAST CEN­TER: Mem­bers of the pub­lic are in­vited to at­tend an open house to cel­e­brate Al­bany Med­i­cal Cen­ter’s new Breast Cen­ter and mark Breast Cancer Aware­ness Month from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oc­to­ber 12, on the fourth floor of Al­bany Med’s South Clin­i­cal Cam­pus, 25 Hack­ett Boule­vard, Al­bany. Tour the new clinic space, meet Al­bany Med’s mul­ti­dis­ci­plinary breast care team, learn about the new breast cancer stag­ing sys­tem going into ef­fect Jan­uary 2018, and take a free risk as­sess­ment with a breast care ex­pert. Light re­fresh­ments will be served.

BETH­LE­HEM PUB­LIC LI­BRARY: 10:30 a.m., Tai Chi for Health. Weekly class ex­plores the Tai Chi for Di­a­betes form. No ex­pe­ri­ence is needed, and all ages and abil­i­ties are welcome. Wear loose, com­fort­able clothes. 4 p.m., Kids Builder As­so­ci­a­tion. Build your own fun with Le­gos, Snap Cir­cuits, K’nex, blocks, puz­zles, origami and more. For kids and fam­i­lies. 451 Delaware Av­enue, Del­mar.

BRUNSWICK COM­MU­NITY LI­BRARY: Tots Class, 10:30 a.m. Knit­ting Group, 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Join LGTBQ Ed­u­ca­tor and Con­sul­tant, Lyn­don Cudlitz at 6 p.m. for an in­for­ma­tional work­shop de­signed to as­sist com­mu­nity mem­bers in learn­ing how to sup­port their LGBTQ Friends and Fam­ily mem­bers. 4118 State High­way 2, Troy. Call 279-4023 or visit www.brunswick­li­ for more in­for­ma­tion.

CMOST: Sen­sory Play, “Au­tumn Leaves,” 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Join CMOST staff in the GE Ju­nior Dis­cov­ery room for a hands-on sen­sory sci­ence ac­tiv­ity. No pre-reg­is­tra­tion

re­quired, ac­tiv­ity in­cluded with mu­seum ad­mis­sion. For ages 2-6. Home­school En­rich­ment Pro­gram, “Su­per Slimy Sci­ence,” 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., with pro­grams for ages 6-8 and 9-12. Pre-reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired and class size is lim­ited. 250 Jor­dan Road, Troy. For more in­for­ma­tion visit www.


The Cohoes Columbi­etts will have their monthly meet­ing on Thursday night, Oc­to­ber 12, at 255 Rem­sen St. Cohoes. The evening will be­gin with a re­fresh­ment and the meet­ing will follow at 8 p.m.

COR­NER SHOPPE: Lo­cated at Cor­ner­stone Church, 570 Third Av­enue, North Troy, the Cor­ner Shoppe is dis­play­ing Fall & Hal­loween dec­o­ra­tions & cos­tumes through Oc­to­ber. The Christ­mas holiday kicks off on Novem­ber 4. Cloth­ing for the en­tire fam­ily at bar­gain prices, along with linens, house­wares, & toys are fea­tured. Re­fresh­ments served. Hours are 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. ev­ery Thursday and Saturday. For more in­for­ma­tion call 518235-3851.

ITAL­IAN AMER­I­CAN HER­ITAGE MU­SEUM: “La Terra Nera - Muck­land Farmers of Canas­tota, NY,” 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. His­to­rian Tri­cia Barba­gallo doc­u­ments the his­tory of the agri­cul­ture in Madi­son County, NY and the Ital­ian im­mi­grant farmers, whose onion farms made New York the Onion Cap­i­tal of the United States. Desserts are wel­comed for the re­cep­tion that fol­lows. 1227 Cen­tral Av­enue, Al­bany. For more in­for­ma­tion visit www. amer­i­can­i­tal­ian­mu­

RENS­SE­LAER PUB­LIC LI­BRARY: Teen An­ime Club, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Com­puter Help, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Drop in and get help with a com­puter, phone or other de­vice, and get your ques­tions an­swered Rens­se­laer Pub­lic Li­brary is lo­cated across the street from the Am­trak park­ing lot. To learn more, see http://rens­se­laer­li­ or visit the li­brary’s Face­book page,


9 a.m., Arts and Crafts. 10 a.m., Os­teo Aer­o­bics. 19 Third Street, Troy. Fall Gala (Semi-For­mal At­tire) 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Franklin Ter­race. Tick­ets avail­able at the Se­nior Cen­ter.

Fri­day, Oct. 13

BERK­SHIRE SYM­PHONY: The Wil­liams Col­lege Depart­ment of Mu­sic presents the Berk­shire Sym­phony in con­cert per­form­ing Claude De­bussy’s “Pre­lude to the Af­ter­noon of a Faun,” Bela Bar­tok’s Vi­ola Con­certo fea­tur­ing Hsin-Yun Huang, vi­ola. and Tchaikovsky’s Sym­phony No. 6 on Fri­day, Oc­to­ber 13, at 8 p.m. in Chapin Hall on the Wil­liams Col­lege cam­pus. Ron­ald Feld­man will give a pre-con­cert talk at 7:15 p.m. in Brooks Rogers Recital Hall, ad­ja­cent to the main venue. These events are free and open to the pub­lic.

BETH­LE­HEM PUB­LIC LI­BRARY: 10 a.m., Color a Trickor-Treat Bag. Dec­o­rate a small keep­sake fab­ric bag. Sign up each child in­di­vid­u­ally on­line at beth­le­hempub­li­cli­ or call 518-439-9314. For 18 months and older with fam­ily and friends. 1 p.m., Cof­fee & Con­ver­sa­tion. Michael Matthews shares pic­tures and in­for­ma­tion about his six-month visit to Botswana, The one­hour pro­gram will be fol­lowed by a 2 p.m. - 3 p.m. cof­fee hour. Co-spon­sored by Beth­le­hem Se­nior Projects, Inc. 451 Delaware Av­enue, Del­mar. BRUNSWICK COM­MU­NITY LI­BRARY: Teen Cafe, 2:30 p.m. Free Hal­loween Fam­ily Film Fest presents “Ghost­busters,” 4 p.m. 4118 State High­way 2, Troy. Call 2794023 or visit www.brunswick­li­ for more in­for­ma­tion.

CMOST: Join CMOST, the Chil­dren’s Mu­seum of Sci­ence + Tech­nol­ogy, at 2 p.m. for the En­gi­neer­ing Fun and Learn­ing Se­ries and ex­plore fun en­gi­neer­ing chal­lenges and ex­per­i­ments. 250 Jor­dan Road, Troy. For more in­for­ma­tion vist CON­SULT­ING AL­LIANCE: “Im­ple­ment­ing Lean in NYS,” Fri­day, Oc­to­ber 13, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Wolferts Roost Coun­try Club, 120 Van Rens­se­laer Blvd., Al­bany. Erika Choi, Direc­tor of the NYS Lean Pro­gram will share the in­no­va­tive strate­gies that have en­abled the ex­e­cu­tion of more than 600 projects across the state in less than four years, to im­prove the

ef­fi­ciency and ef­fec­tive­ness of de­liv­er­ing ser­vices to cit­i­zens. Mem­bers $20; Late Mem­ber Reg­is­tra­tion $25. Non-Mem­bers $30; Late Non-Mem­ber Reg­is­tra­tion $35. On­line pay­ment is re­quired. Reg­is­ter at https:// www.con­sultin­gal­ event-2630547.

MA­SONS: The Apollo-King Solomon’s Ma­sonic Lodge #13 will host The Grand Lec­turer’s Con­ven­tion of tghe Old 17th Ma­sonic Dis­trict on Fri­day, Oc­to­ber 13, at the Troy Ma­sonic Com­mu­nity Cen­ter, 39 Brunswick Road, with a din­ner pre­ced­ing at 6:30 p.m. and a so­cial hour at 5:30 p.m. This is New York State Grand Lec­turer The Right Wor­ship­ful Richard J. Kessler’s of­fi­cial vis­i­ta­tion to the Old 17th Ma­sonic Dis­trict with, the As­si­tant Grand Lec­turer host Francis P. Burek, Daniel Valante and Ter­rance Quin­ton For din­ner reser­va­tions go to ma­sons on­line.

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 8 p.m. from Septem­ber 15 through Novem­ber 17, and on De­cem­ber 1. For reser­va­tions (rec­om­mended) con­tact Michele Rech at (413) 597-2188 or email mcr4@wil­ Oth­ers will be ad­mit­ted as space per­mits. Large groups should call for spe­cial ap­point­ments.

THE­ATER VOICES: The­ater Voices will present a staged read­ing of “Rx” by Kate Fodor, di­rected by Yvonne Perry, at Steamer No. 10 The­ater, 500 West­ern Av­enue, Al­bany. This sly, smart com­edy takes a stab at Big Pharma and its cyn­i­cal mis­sion to med­i­cate the whole world for the con­di­tion of be­ing hu­man. Per­for­mances will be held Fri­day, Oc­to­ber 13 at 8 p.m.; Saturday, Oc­to­ber 14 at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m.; and Sun­day, Oc­to­ber 15 at 3 p.m. Ad­mis­sion is free. For more in­for­ma­tion, please con­tact info@the­ater­ TROY SE­NIOR CEN­TER: 9:30 a.m., Aer­o­bics. 10:30 a.m., Bi­ble Study. 12:45 p.m., Bingo. 1 p.m., Work Out with El­lio. 19 Third Street, Troy. To make reser­va­tions for noon lunch call 270-5349. For more in­for­ma­tion call 270-5348.

YADDO GHOST TOUR: Ex­pe­ri­ence the spirit(s) of the gar­den. Feel the en­ergy and cre­ativ­ity of the forces of the earth. Share in the spir­i­tual in­trigue from Na­tive Amer­i­cans, Edgar Allen Poe, the Trask Fam­ily and other con­tem­po­rary visitors. Tours are held in the gar­den only (not the Man­sion) Fri­day and Sun­day evenings at 5 p.m. through Oc­to­ber 29. Do­cent led tours be­gin at the Yaddo park­ing lot and last ap­prox­i­mately one hour. Cost $10/per­son (chil­dren 12 and un­der free). Con­tact Yaddo at 518-584-0746 or www. for more in­for­ma­tion.

Saturday, Oct. 14

AL­BANY CURL­ING CLUB: The Al­bany Curl­ing Club, 117 West McKown Road, is hold­ing its an­nual Fall Open House on Oc­to­ber 14 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sun­day, Oc­to­ber 15, from noon - 4 p.m. Head out onto the ice where train­ers will teach you how to throw the curl­ing stone and sweep it like an Olympian. Free fam­ily fun for ages 6 and up. Un­der age 18 must bring a par­ent or le­gal guardian. Wear warm loose fit­ting cloth­ing and bring clean sneak­ers. For more in­for­ma­tion visit https://www.face­ events/117677638861177. BETH­LE­HEM PUB­LIC LI­BRARY: Learn the ba­sics of build­ing with domi­nos with BCHS stu­dent Ja­cob Ko­p­lik, 3 p.m. - 4 p.m. For kids and fam­i­lies. 451 Delaware Av­enue, Del­mar.

CHICKEN BBQ: The Pittstown Vol­un­teer Fire Depart­ment will be hold­ing a chicken bar­be­cue din­ner on Saturday, Oc­to­ber 14, at the Pittstown fire house, 134 Parker School Rd. Din­ner is $12. Take­outs served from 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. A fire preven­tion open house and car seat safety in­spec­tion will be held from 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. CMOST: Dy­namic Dogs, 1 p.m. Join Kim Mead De­gener from the Rens­se­laer County 4H as she dis­cusses re­spon­si­ble dog own­er­ship and shares some dog train­ing se­crets. Ther­apy dogs will be on site dur­ing the pro­gram. Please bring your dog ques­tions, but leave your pets at home. Bring a can or small bag of dog or cat food for do­na­tion to the Mo­hawk Hud­son Hu­mane So­ci­ety. 250 Jor­dan Road, Troy. For more in­for­ma­tion visit www.

COR­NER SHOPPE: Lo­cated at Cor­ner­stone Church, 570 Third Av­enue, North Troy, the Cor­ner Shoppe is dis­play­ing Fall & Hal­loween dec­o­ra­tions & cos­tumes through Oc­to­ber. The Christ­mas holiday kicks off on Novem­ber 4. Cloth­ing for the en­tire fam­ily at bar­gain prices, along with linens, house­wares, & toys are fea­tured. Re­fresh­ments served. Hours are 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. ev­ery Thursday and Saturday. For more in­for­ma­tion call 518-235-3851. DANC­ING WITH EVIE: 4th an­niver­sary, 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., Rudy’s Ball­room, 2038 Rt. 295, Canaan. Ad­mis­sion $10. For more in­for­ma­tion call Evie Garstang at 413446-5505.

FREE CON­CERT: “Prayer in Opera,” a con­cert of opera prayer arias. Bien­venida Baez, so­prano, and Michael Cle­ment, piano, present works by Verdi (Pace, Pace), Puc­cini (Vissi d’arte), Bellini (Casta Diva) Dvo­rak (Song to the Moon) and oth­ers. Ad­mis­sion free with free-will do­na­tions wel­comed for the Fo­cus Churches food pantry and feed­ing pro­grams. Saturday, Oc­to­ber 14, 5 p.m, at Em­manuel Bap­tist Church, 275 State Street, Al­bany. For in­for­ma­tion con­tact bbaez@ny­ HAL­LOWEEN DANCE:

The Up­state NY Cos­play So­ci­ety’s An­nual Hal­loween Dance takes place at the Troy Ma­sonic Com­mu­nity Cen­ter, 39 Brunswick Rd, from 5 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. on Oc­to­ber 14. $10 gets you an evening of table­top games, food, danc­ing, and a Best Witch Hat con­test! For more in­for­ma­tion, visit https://www.face­ events/752155181637840/ perma­link/756837281169630/. HARVEST CRAFT FESTIVAL: Join the Cohoes-Water­ford Elks for craft ven­dors and food. 9 a.m. – 3 p.m, 45 N. Mo­hawk Street, Cohoes. HOOSICK TOWN­SHIP HIS­TOR­I­CAL SO­CI­ETY: On Oc­to­ber 14 at 10 a.m., Brian Bush­ner will lead a walk­ing tour on “Bos­ton, Hoosac Tun­nel & West­ern via the Hoosic River Green­way”. This tour will be­gin at the south­ern end, which is past the Lit­tle League Fields, Wa­ter Works Road. Hoosick Falls. The talk will be on the Green­way un­less there is heavy rain, in which case it will be held at the Louis Miller Mu­seum, 166 Main Street, Hoosick Falls. LORD’S ACRE AUC­TION: The North Chatham United Methodist Church will be hold­ing their 69th an­nual Lord’s Acre Auc­tion and Sale on Oc­to­ber 14 at 4274 Route 203. There will be a brief wor­ship ser­vice at 8 a.m., with most de­part­ments opening at 8:30 a.m. The “White Ele­phant” depart­ment will open at 10 a.m. and the auc­tion­eer will start at 11 a.m. sharp. There will be plenty of free off-street park­ing avail­able, and good food for sale all day. For more in­for­ma­tion on the Lord’s Acre Auc­tion and Sale or any other events and ac­tiv­i­ties, please call 766-3535 or visit northchatham­ ROAST PORK DIN­NER: A Roast Pork Din­ner and Bake Sale will be held on Saturday, Oc­to­ber 14, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Hope United Methodist Church, lo­cated on the cor­ner of Rte 2and Garfield Rd. in Ea­gle Mills. The menu in­cludes roast pork, stuff­ing, mashed pota­toes, peas, ap­ple com­pote, rolls, bev­er­age, and home­made pie. The price will be $13 for adults, $7 for chil­dren 6-12, and chil­dren 5 and un­der are free. Reser­va­tions are strongly ad­vised and can be made by call­ing 518-279-9601.

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