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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 sci­ence­based 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

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 518-7335750. 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 518374-0637.

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 270-5348.

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 pre­con­cert 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.

CHATHAM BOOK­STORE: In a show en­ti­tled “Soul of our Soil,” Hud­son pho­tog­ra­pher Ge­or­gia Land­man dis­plays her photographs in­spired by farms in Columbia County. The ex­hibit runs from Novem­ber 17 to Jan­uary 21, 2018. An open­ing re­cep­tion will be held on Fri­day, Novem­ber 17, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Chatham Book­store, 27 Main Street, Chatham. Call 518-392-3005 for more in­for­ma­tion, or visit https://chatham­book­

CHENEY LI­BRARY: Lego Club for grades 5-6, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Hoosick Falls School stu­dents can be dropped off by the bus in front of the li­brary. The stu­dent does need a parental note in or­der to do this. Call 518-686-9401 for more in­for­ma­tion.

EVERETT WA­GAR SE­NIOR CEN­TER: Join the se­niors at the Everett Wa­gar Se­nior Cen­ter, 2 Roxbor­ough Road in Grafton, on Fri­day, Novem­ber 17, at 12:30 p.m. and cel­e­brate Novem­ber birthdays with cup­cakes do­nated by birth­day chair­per­son Mar­cia Trask. If you have any ques­tions, or if you would like to en­joy a noon lunch, (en­trée; Had­dock Square) for a sug­gested do­na­tion of $3, please con­tact the cen­ter at 518-279-3413 to re­serve lunch.

GRASSO FAM­ILY NF2 FUNDRAISER: Vito and Su­san Grasso of Troy and Glen­npeter Jewel­ers will host a fundraiser from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Fri­day, Novem­ber 17, at Glen­npeter Jewel­ers Di­a­mond Cen­ter, 1544 Cen­tral Av­enue in Al­bany, in honor of Vito and Su­san’s daugh­ter Re­becca Grasso who has neu­rofi­bro­mato­sis type 2 (NF2). The Gras­sos in­vite you to sup­port the event by at­tend­ing, mak­ing a do­na­tion, tak­ing a pro­gram ad or a spon­sor­ship. The fundraiser will in­clude re­fresh­ments, a si­lent auc­tion and a sale of fes­tive hol­i­day gift bas­kets. Pro­ceeds from the event will sup­port the Re­becca Grasso Fund, es­tab­lished to sup­port med­i­cal re­search to find a cure or treat­ment op­tions for peo­ple with NF2. For more in­for­ma­tion, please call 781-272-9936 or visit,

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