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Tues­day, Nov. 14

BETH­LE­HEM PUB­LIC LI­BRARY: Join the li­brary for a pre­sen­ta­tion by the Pride Cen­ter of the Cap­i­tal Re­gion to learn more about the ex­pe­ri­ences of LGBTQ peo­ple of all ages, and leave with tips on how to en­rich your role as a friend or fam­ily mem­ber. Teens wel­come. 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., 451 Delaware Av­enue, Del­mar. BRAIN FOOD FOR THE CU­RI­OUS: New York State Mu­seum his­to­ri­ans and sci­en­tists will share their knowl­edge and re­search in a se­ries of lunchtime talks this fall and win­ter. On Novem­ber 14, learn about new ac­qui­si­tions to the Mu­seum’s Con­tem­po­rary Na­tive Amer­i­can Art Col­lec­tion, in­clud­ing pho­tog­ra­phy, bas­ketry, paint­ing and in­tri­cately carved wood­work. Each pro­gram in­cludes a 20-minute talk with a State Mu­seum his­to­rian or sci­en­tist fol­lowed by a ques­tion-an­dan­swer pe­riod. At­ten­dees are en­cour­aged to bring their lunch. 12:10 p.m. – 12:40 p.m., Hux­ley Theater, New York State Mu­seum, 222 Madi­son Av­enue, Al­bany.

CMOST: Join CMOST for the My Par­ent & Me sci­ence class, “Crea­ture Com­forts.” This is a chance for chil­dren and care­givers to in­ter­act, ex­plore, imag­ine and dis­cover the world of sci­ence to­gether. Ev­ery ses­sion is the­mat­i­cally rel­e­vant and de­vel­op­men­tally ap­pro­pri­ate for chil­dren ages 2-5 and their care­giver. Pre-reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired: CMOST mem­bers $45, fu­ture mem­bers $65. 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Chil­dren’s Mu­seum of Sci­ence + Tech­nol­ogy, 250 Jor­dan Road, Troy. For more in­for­ma­tion and a daily cal­en­dar of events visit

EAST SIDE SE­NIORS: The East Side Se­niors’ next meet­ing will be on Novem­ber 14, hosted by team 4 at the Amer­i­can Le­gion Post, Main Av­enue, Wy­nantskill. The meet­ing be­gins at 1 p.m., pre­ceded by the pledge to the Flag. Af­ter lunch, en­joy bingo, games, and con­ver­sa­tion. The bocci league is now in full swing. Any one in­ter­ested in be­ing a sub, con­tact Barb at 518-674-8325. HUD­SON HALL: “Gertrude Stein, Su­san B. An­thony and His­tory In­ter­rupt One An­other,” with Joan Re­tal­lack, poet and Stein scholar, and erica kauf­man, poet and Bard

pro­fes­sor, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., fol­low­ing a 4 p.m. per­for­mance of Stein and Vir­gil Thom­son’s opera, “The Mother of Us All,” at Hud­son Hall, 327 War­ren Street, Hud­son.


The 25th an­niver­sary of the Kristallnacht In­ter­faith Com­mem­o­ra­tion, spon­sored to unite the com­mu­nity against prej­u­dice, will be marked with a screeen­ing of “The Zookeeper’s Wife,” the story of An­ton­ina and Jan Zabin­ski, who turned their zoo into a safe haven for hun­dreds of Jewish men, women, and chil­dren es­cap­ing the War­saw Ghetto. 7 p.m., Page Hall, UAl­bany down­town cam­pus, 135 Western Ave, Al­bany. Free and open to the pub­lic. For more in­for­ma­tion visit https://www.jew­ishfedny. org/events/kristall­nacht2017 or call 518-783-7800 ex­ten­sion 235.

NA­TURE LAB: The Sanc­tu­ary for In­de­pen­dent Me­dia and NA­TURE Lab host “Open Hours for Art & Ecol­ogy” be­gin­ning on Oc­to­ber 24. NA­TURE Lab (North Troy Art, Tech­nol­ogy and Ur­ban Re­search in Ecol­ogy) of­fers par­tic­i­pa­tory art and ecol­ogy ac­tiv­i­ties, gallery view­ings, and con­ver­sa­tion from 4 p.m. -6 p.m. ev­ery Tues­day through De­cem­ber 12 at 3364 6th Av­enue, Troy.

POESTENKILL SE­NIORS: The Poestenkill Se­niors hold weekly meet­ings ev­ery Tues­day at 1 p.m. at the Sul­li­van-Jones VFW Post in Poestenkill. All se­niors are wel­come. Cof­fee and re­fresh­ments are served af­ter the meet­ing, fol­lowed by bingo and cards. The hall is hand­i­capped-ac­ces­si­ble with suf­fi­cient park­ing. The Poestenkill Se­niors hold catered lun­cheons, clam­steams and fish frys at var­i­ous restau­rants. Best of all, they go on bus trips to casi­nos and other points of in­ter­est. Dues are $10 a year.

RENSS. CO. WA­TER & SEWER AU­THOR­ITY: A special meet­ing of the Rens­se­laer County Wa­ter and Sewer Au­thor­ity will be held on Tues­day, Novem­ber 14, at 11 a.m., in the of­fices of the Rens­se­laer County Bureau of Eco­nomic De­vel­op­ment and Planning, Fifth Floor, 1600 Sev­enth Av­enue, Troy, to con­sider and/ or act upon mat­ters re­lated to wa­ter and sewer in­fra­struc­ture.


p.m. to 3 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,

SO­CI­ETY OF AMER­I­CAN MA­GI­CIANS: The lo­cal group of The So­ci­ety of Amer­i­can Ma­gi­cians, As­sem­bly #24, meets at 7:30 p.m. on the sec­ond Tues­day of the month at the S. W. Pitts Hose Co. of Latham on Old Loudon Road in Latham. All per­sons, age 16 and older, with any in­ter­est in the art of magic are wel­come for a fun evening. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit

STEPHENTOWN ME­MO­RIAL LI­BRARY: Join SML’s own Maria Spear for in­tro­duc­tory Ball­room Dance classes. On Tues­day, Novem­ber 14, Maria will be­gin teach­ing the Fox­trot at 7 p.m. Please call the li­brary to regis­ter for this class at 518-733-5750. 472 NY 43, Stephentown.

TROY PUB­LIC LI­BRARY: A Fi­nance Com­mit­tee meet­ing will be held at 5:15 p.m., fol­lowed by a Board of Trus­tees meet­ing at 5:30 p.m. at the Main Li­brary, 100 Sec­ond Street, Troy. TROY SE­NIOR CEN­TER: 9:30 a.m., Knit­ting and Cro­chet­ing. 10 a.m., Health & Wellness ac­tiv­i­ties. Arts 4 Vets meets ev­ery Tues­day at 10:30 a.m. Call 270-5349 to make a noon lunch reser­va­tion, or 2705348 for more in­for­ma­tion. WIL­LIAMS COL­LEGE: The Wil­liams Col­lege Depart­ment of Mu­sic pre­sents UC Davis Pro­fes­sor Jessie Ann Owens’s lec­ture, “From Madri­gal to Mass in the 16th Cen­tury,” on Tues­day, Novem­ber 14, at 4:15 p.m. in Room 30 of the Bern­hard Mu­sic Cen­ter, on the Wil­liams Col­lege cam­pus. This lec­ture is spon­sored by the Class of 1960 Schol­ars Fund and is free and open to the pub­lic.

WRESTLING COACHES MEET­ING: Cap­i­tal District Youth Wrestling League Coaches will meet on Tues­day Novem­ber 14 at 7:30 p.m., at the Ravenswood Pub, 1021 NY146, Clifton Park. The meet­ing is open to all school based el­e­men­tary wrestling clubs (K thru 6th). For more in­for­ma­tion email cdy­, visit site/cdy­wrestling/ or look up @ CDYWL2017 on Face­book and Twit­ter.

Wed­nes­day, Nov. 15

ALL YOU CAN EAT BREAK­FAST: The Cohoes Knights of Colum­bus will have their All-You-Can-Eat Break­fast Buf­fet on Sun­day, Novem­ber 15 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at 255 Rem­sen Street, Cohoes. Adults $8, chil­dren un­der five are free. BRUNSWICK COM­MU­NITY LI­BRARY: Kids STEAM Class for ages 4+, 3:30 p.m. Adult Yoga, 6 p.m. 4118 State High­way 2, Troy. Call 279-4023 or visit www. brunswick­li­ for more in­for­ma­tion.

CMOST: “Fall and Thanks­giv­ing” are this month’s Sci­ence Story Time themes. Join a Mu­seum ed­u­ca­tor for a sci­ence-based story time that in­cludes a project-based ac­tiv­ity. No pre-reg­is­tra­tion re­quired; ac­tiv­ity in­cluded with mu­seum ad­mis­sion. For ages 2-6. 11 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., Chil­dren’s Mu­seum of Sci­ence + Tech­nol­ogy, 250 Jor­dan Road, Troy. For more in­for­ma­tion and a daily cal­en­dar of events visit www.

GOOD BOOKS FOR GOOD WORKS: On Wed­nes­day, Novem­ber 15, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., The Woman’s Club of Al­bany and The Book House of Stuyvesant Plaza will host an evening of hol­i­day book sug­ges­tions and a special sale to raise funds for the li­brary at the Lin­coln Com­mu­nity El­e­men­tary School in Sch­enec­tady. Book House staff will present lively and en­gag­ing re­views of their fa­vorite adult and chil­dren’s books at 6 p.m. A por­tion of all book sales that evening will be do­nated to the school for the pur­chase of new books. Light re­fresh­ments will be pro­vided by the Woman’s Club.

RENS­SE­LAER PUB­LIC LI­BRARY: Teen Time, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Play games on our PS4, have snacks and talk with your friends. For ages 13-19. Rens­se­laer Pub­lic Li­brary is lo­cated across the street from the Am­trak park­ing lot. To learn more, see http://rens­se­laer­li­ or visit http://www.face­­se­laer­Li­brary. STEPHENTOWN ME­MO­RIAL LI­BRARY: Did you know that you can ex­er­cise your brain the same way you do your body? Sci­en­tists have proven that the brain can be strength­ened and new con­nec­tion can be made by per­form­ing work­outs that stim­u­late the dif­fer­ent re­gions of brain func­tion. Join Maria Spear at 10:30 a.m. for a fun and chal­leng­ing ses­sion sure to strengthen the mus­cle that we ne­glect most. *Space is lim­ited so please re­serve a spot by call the li­brary at 518-733-5750. 472 NY-43, Stephentown.

THRIFT SHOP: John­sonville Methodist Church, Bridge St, John­sonville 12094. Route 40 to Route 67 East (Look for the “OPEN” flag on Route 67) fea­tures a large se­lec­tion of men’s, women’s and chil­dren’s cloth­ing, coats, shoes and ac­ces­sories, in­clud­ing special oc­ca­sion clothes for hol­i­day par­ties, with most cloth­ing $3 a bag, as well as a great se­lec­tion of Christ­mas decor and lots of house­wares, CDs, books, toys and jew­elry. The shop is open from 9 a.m. to noon ev­ery Wed­nes­day and on the first Satur­day of each month.

Thurs­day, Nov. 16

BETH­LE­HEM PUB­LIC LI­BRARY: Amer­i­can Red Cross blood drive, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Call 1-800-RED-CROSS or go to­cross­ for more in­for­ma­tion and to sched­ule an ap­point­ment. Walk-ins wel­come. Lis­ten­ing Party, 7 p.m. Lis­ten to and dis­cuss Frank Si­na­tra’s “Only the Lonely,” the 1958 col­lec­tion of torch songs that was Si­na­tra’s per­sonal fa­vorite of all his al­bums. 451 Delaware Av­enue, Del­mar. CAN­DLE­LIGHT VIGIL; The Im­mac­u­late Heart of Mary Par­ish of Water­vliet/Green Is­land holds a can­dle­light prayer vigil for abused, traf­ficked and aban­doned kids across the coun­try, start­ing at 6 p.m. in front of Price Chop­per, 19th Street in Water­vliet. This na­tional night of prayer and sol­i­dar­ity for home­less boys and girls will be held rain or shine. CMOST: Sensory Play, “Thanks­giv­ing Ex­trav­a­ganza.” Help your child im­prove moto skills and in­crease his or her un­der­stand­ing of thow the wolrd works. Join CMOSt staff in the GE Ju­nior Dis­cov­ery Room for a hands-on sci­ence ac­tiv­ity. No pre-reg­is­tra­tion re­quired; ac­tiv­ity in­cluded with mu­seum ad­mis­sion. For ages 2-6. 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., Chil­dren’s Mu­seum of Sci­ence + Tech­nol­ogy, 250 Jor­dan Road, Troy. For more in­for­ma­tion and a daily cal­en­dar of events visit www.

COR­NELL CO­OP­ER­A­TIVE EX­TEN­SION: Cor­nell Co­op­er­a­tive Ex­ten­sion Al­bany County will hold its An­nual Meet­ing, Thurs­day, Novem­ber 16, at 12:30 p.m. at the Wil­liam F. Rice Ex­ten­sion Cen­ter, 24 Martin Road, Voorheesville. This meet­ing is open to the pub­lic. Al­bany County res­i­dents 18 years of age or older are el­i­gi­ble to vote for mem­bers of the Board of Di­rec­tors and var­i­ous pro­gram com­mit­tees. Bal­lots will be avail­able the day of the meet­ing. For more in­for­ma­tion or to make a reser­va­tion, call Cor­nell Co­op­er­a­tive Ex­ten­sion at 518-765-3500.

CORNER SHOPPE: The Corner Shoppe at Cor­ner­stone Comm. Church, 570 Third Ave., North Troy is dis­play­ing all things Christ­mas, along with a vast in­ven­tory of house­wares, linens, shoes, toys, puz­zles and cloth­ing for the en­tire fam­ily-in­clud­ing coats and boots. 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Thurs­days & Satur­days. For more info, please call 518-235-3851. EMPAC: “They Are Wait­ing for You: Work in Progress” is a be­hind-the-scenes look at the de­vel­op­ment of Laure Prou­vost’s new per­for­mance, which will pre­mier in spring 2018. The work marks Prou­vost’s first ma­jor com­mis­sion for the stage. The­atri­cal and cin­e­matic tech­nolo­gies -- pro­jec­tion, light and haze -- in­ter­act with dancers, mu­si­cians, ob­jects and the au­di­ence in a sur­real and per­cep­tu­ally dis­ori­ent­ing per­for­mance. This free event takes place at 7 p.m. at the corner of 8th and Congress Streets, Troy. For more in­for­ma­tion visit

EVERETT WAGAR SE­NIOR CEN­TER: On Thurs­day, Novem­ber 16, the Nu­tri­tion Depart­ment at the Everett Wagar Se­nior Cen­ter will hold its monthly special din­ner at noon at 2 Roxbor­ough Road, Grafton. This month’s theme is “Thanks­giv­ing,” and the menu will con­sist of Roll, Fruit Juice and Pump­kin Pie w/Top­ping for dessert. En­ter­tain­ment will be­gin at 11 a.m. with Carol and Gene Lan­g­ley. There will also be a 50⁄50 draw­ing. Stop in any­time Mon. – Fri. 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. for a com­plete monthly menu and ac­tiv­i­ties cal­en­dar. Please call 518-279-3413 to make your reser­va­tions for lunch.

IN­TER­FAITH STORY CIR­CLE: The In­ter­faith Story Cir­cle of Al­bany, Sch­enec­tady and Troy is cel­e­brat­ing its 25th pro­gram­ing year. This month theme is how sto­ries shift our be­liefs. Guest teller Beth Sabo Novik, a teacher of re­li­gious school at Tem­ple Si­nai, brings her many tal­ents in­clud­ing sto­ry­teller, work­shop fa­cil­i­ta­tor, mas­sage ther­a­pist, hyp­no­tist, in­tu­itive coach, wife and mom. Every­one is wel­come to come to share sto­ries about how sto­ries have shifted your be­liefs. 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Congregation Berith Sholom 167 Third Street, Troy. A tour will be of­fered at 6:30 p.m. Free and open to the pub­lic. For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion, please con­tact Gert John­son at grsjohn­ or 518-374-0637.

MASONS: The Apollo-King Solomon’s Ma­sonic Lodge #13 F. & A.M. will meet on Thurs­day, Novem­ber 16, at 7:30 p.m. at the Troy Ma­sonic Com­mu­nity Cen­ter, 39 Brunswick Road. Re­fresh­ments will be served fol­low­ing the meet­ing. 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, STEPHENTOWN ME­MO­RIAL LI­BRARY: Kids five and un­der, along with their par­ents and/or care­givers, are in­vited to play­time at the li­brary, in­clud­ing cir­cle time, mu­sic, move­ment, read­ing, crafts and free play­time. Sib­lings are wel­come to join as well. 10 a.m., 472 NY-43, Stephentown.

TROY PUB­LIC LI­BRARY: Teen Art Night – Zen­tan­gle Draw­ing Work­shop, 6 p.m., 100 Sec­ond Street, Troy. Us­ing a va­ri­ety of struc­tured pat­terns teens will de­sign images to form a unique work of art. For ages 12-17. No ex­pe­ri­ence is nec­es­sary for this free event. Please call 518-274-7071 to regis­ter or sign up on­line at www. thetroyli­

TROY SE­NIOR CEN­TER: 9 a.m., Arts and Crafts. 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Sewing Class. 10 a.m., Os­teo Aer­o­bics. Special Than­sk­giv­ing Din­ner with en­ter­tain­ment by Guy Tonno. 19 Third Street, Troy. To make reser­va­tions for noon lunch call 270-5349. For more in­for­ma­tion call 2705348.

WEAVERS’ GUILD SHOW: The Hud­son-Mo­hawk Weavers’ Guild 39th An­nual Show & Sale (Novem­ber 16-19)fea­tures hand­wo­ven fash­ions, fur­nish­ings and hol­i­day gifts, all made by lo­cal ar­ti­sans, as well as fash­ion shows, weav­ing and spin­ning demos. 2 p.m. - 9 p.m., with a fash­ion show at 7 p.m., Pruyn House, 207 Old Niskayuna Rd, Colonie. Free ad­mis­sion and park­ing. For more in­for­ma­tion visit

Fri­day, Nov. 17

BERK­SHIRE SYM­PHONY: The Wil­liams Col­lege Depart­ment of Mu­sic pre­sents the Berk­shire Sym­phony in a con­cert in­clud­ing Gersh­win’s “An Amer­i­can in Paris,” Pis­ton’s Ser­e­nata, “Pas­torale d’ete” by Arthur Hon­neger and Sa­muel Bar­ber’s Vi­olin Con­certo with guest artist Yevgeny Ku­tik on Fri­day, Novem­ber 17 at 8 p.m. in Chapin Hall on the Wil­liams Col­lege cam­pus. There is a pre-con­cert talk with con­duc­tor Ron­ald Feld­man at 7:15 p.m. in Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall, ad­ja­cent to the main venue. These events are untick­eted, and open to the pub­lic.

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