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Sun­day, Sept. 17 AN­TIQUES IN SCHOARIE:

The grounds of the Schoharie Val­ley Rail­road Mu­seum on De­pot Lane form a per­fect set­ting for the 42nd an­nual An­tiques in Schoharie Fall Show on Septem­ber 16-17. The Mu­seum is open to show go­ers and the grounds, as well as all the build­ings, are filled with over 100 deal­ers as the en­tire com­plex is trans­formed into a trea­sure trove laden with an­tiques and col­lectibles of all ages. This show is one of Schoharie Colo­nial Her­itage Vol­un­teers’ largest fund rais­ers to sup­port its on­go­ing ac­tiv­i­ties, es­pe­cially the 1743 Pala­tine House--the old­est build­ing in Schoharie County-and the Schoharie Val­ley Rail­road Mu­seum. Hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Septem­ber 17. Call 518-295-7505 (of­fice) or Ruth Anne Wilkin­son, Show Man­ager at 518-231-7241 for more in­for­ma­tion.

CON­TEM­PO­RARY WOR­SHIP: This new ser­vice at St. Ge­orge’s Epis­co­pal Church, 912 Route 146, Clifton Park, launches Septem­ber 17. Us­ing mul­ti­me­dia tech­nol­ogy and a full praise band, St. Ge­orge of­fers spirit-filled wor­ship for all ages. While slightly less for­mal than other ser­vices (4:30 p.m. Satur­day, 7:30 a.m. and 9 a.m. Sun­day), the new ser­vice is based on the Epis­co­pal Book of Com­mon Prayer, and Holy Com­mu­nion is cel­e­brated each week. SARATOGA BAT­TLE AN­NIVER­SARY: Come ex­plore the lives of men, women, and chil­dren of the Revo­lu­tion­ary War and mark the 240th an­niver­sary of the Bat­tles of Saratoga. Learn the sol­diers’ mus­ket drill, hear can­non and mus­ket fir­ings, smell the aro­mas of open-fire cook­ing, or help de­cide a court mar­tial. Hands-on ac­tiv­i­ties for kids, in­clud­ing a spe­cial Ju­nior Ranger book­let. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in­clud­ing at 2 p.m. wreath lay­ing by Daugh­ters of the Amer­i­can Revo­lu­tion and Sons of the Amer­i­can Revo­lu­tion. Saratoga Na­tional His­tor­i­cal Park, 648 Route 32, Still­wa­ter. Email er­ic_schnitzer@, call 518-670-2981 or visit https://www.face­book. com/Sarato­gaNHP for more

in­for­ma­tion. SARATOGA SHOW­CASE OF

HOMES: The 2017 Saratoga Show­case of Homes is proudly pre­sented over three week­ends be­gin­ning Septem­ber 16-17. This year’s edi­tion is an­other block­buster event with 18 lo­ca­tions from 14 of 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 $20 ticket 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 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. and can be pur­chased on­line at www.sarato­gashow­case­


CHAR­TER: For those that live in the Saratoga City Vot­ing Dis­trict, an in­for­ma­tion ses­sion on the new city char­ter will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Sun­day, Septem­ber 17, by the Uni­tar­ian Univer­sal­ist Con­gre­ga­tion of Saratoga Springs at 624 North Broad­way. All are wel­come.


CLIMB: Look­ing for a chal­lenge? The Stephen Siller Tun­nel to Tow­ers Foun­da­tion would like you to join them on Septem­ber 17 at the Corn­ing Tower lo­cated at the Em­pire State Plaza in Al­bany for the 2nd an­nual Tun­nel to Tow­ers Al­bany Tower Climb honor­ing the first re­spon­ders and mil­i­tary who con­tinue to make the supreme sac­ri­fice of life and limb for our coun­try. A 9 a.m. open­ing cer­e­mony will fea­ture guest speaker Ge­orge Siller, brother of 9⁄11 fallen fire­man Stephen Siller, whose hero­ism in­spired the event. The stair climb be­gins promptly at 9:30 a.m. Pro­ceeds will go to the Stephen Siller Tun­nel to Tow­ers Foun­da­tion Build­ing for Amer­ica’s Bravest pro­gram. For more in­for­ma­tion on the event go to www.T2TClimb. org or https://www.face­book. com/t2­tal­banyny.

Mon­day, Sept. 18 CHIL­DREN’S CHO­RUS

AU­DI­TIONS: The Saratoga Chil­dren’s Cho­rus, led by Artis­tic Di­rec­tor Su­san Fedak, is hold­ing au­di­tions for the Fall 2017 se­mes­ter on Mon­day, Septem­ber 18 from 5 p.m. 6:30 p.m. at Saratoga Springs United Methodist Church, 175 Fifth Av­enue at Hen­ning Road in Saratoga Springs. Boys with un­changed voices and girls are el­i­gi­ble. Singers do not need to pre­pare a piece, but will be ex­pected to sing a sim­ple song in tune with­out ac­com­pa­ni­ment, check­ing for pitch match­ing, rhythm and range. To ar­range an au­di­tion, call Ms. Fedak at 518-427-7744 or email Sue@Su­


CEN­TER: Chair Yoga Fall Ses­sion be­gins and Soul Line Danc­ing con­tin­ues at the Clifton Park Se­nior Com­mu­nity Cen­ter, 6 Clifton Com­mon Court, Clifton Park. Open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Mon­day through Fri­day. Call 518-3831343 ext. 227 tor es­erve lunch. For Se­nior Ex­press trans­porta­tion call 518-371-4444.


WORK­SHOP: The Town Board of the Town of Malta will hold a work­shop on Sign Code & Light­ing Stan­dards Amend­ments on Mon­day, Septem­ber 18, at 5:15 p.m. (prior to the reg­u­lar 6 p.m. Town Board monthly meet­ing/ public hear­ings). This work­shop will be held in the Malta Town Hall main meet­ing room, 2540 Route 9 and is open to the public.


PUBLIC LI­BRARY: Farm­ers’ Mar­ket, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Reiki with Gina 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Gina will be avail­able for drop-in mini-ses­sions of Reiki. Reiki is a nat­u­ral heal­ing and re­lax­ation tech­nique that can help phys­i­cally, men­tally, emo­tion­ally, and spir­i­tu­ally. It is a gen­tle and non-in­tru­sive way to open up the en­ergy path­ways in a per­son’s body for op­ti­mum health. Cro­chet and Knit­ting with Feli­cia Palmer, 6 p.m. TAG – You’re It!, 6:30 p.m. Join the Li­brary for a Teen Ad­vi­sory Group meet­ing, where you can help us with vol­un­teer projects and plan fu­ture teen pro­grams. Please stop by the Li­brary or call 518-664-4646 to sign up. Me­chan­icville Dis­trict Public Li­brary 190 N. Main St. Me­chan­icville.


Springs Mayor’s Se­niors Ad­vi­sory Com­mit­tee has set the date for a com­mu­nity fo­rum, “Public Of­fi­cials Speak to Se­nior Is­sues.” It will be held from 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. at Em­pire State Col­lege, 2 Union Ave, Saratoga Springs, on Mon­day, Septem­ber 18. At the fo­rum public of­fi­cials will ad­dress the top con­cerns of most se­niors such as: Health­care, Hous­ing and Trans­porta­tion. Kath­leen Fyfe from the Saratoga County Cham­ber of Com­merce will mod­er­ate the panel ses­sion. The fo­rum is free and ev­ery­one con­cerned about se­nior is­sues is en­cour­aged to at­tend. Door prizes and light re­fresh­ments will be pro­vided. Email ques­tions to se­nio­rad­vi­so­ SKIDMORE COL­LEGE: Comic-book scholar and New Yorker mag­a­zine art edi­tor Fran­coise Mouly gives the Fox-Adler Lec­ture at 5:30 p.m. at the Gan­nett Au­di­to­rium. For more in­for­ma­tion call 518-580-5675. WIL­TON WILDLIFE PRE­SERVE: Come en­joy na­ture with oth­ers look­ing to get out­side ev­ery month. The monthly Well­ness Walk is geared to­wards gen­tle ex­er­cise and is for par­tic­i­pants at ba­sic fit­ness lev­els. This monthly walk will also take place in Oc­to­ber and Novem­ber. Meet at the kiosk in the park­ing lot south of Scout Road on Edie Road at 10a.m. Pre­reg­is­tra­tion is en­cour­aged at info@ wilton­pre­ or 518450-0321.

Tues­day, Sept. 19

AR­CHAE­OL­OGY TALK: John Hart, Di­rec­tor of Re­search and Col­lec­tions at the New York State Mu­seum will give a talk en­ti­tled “Net­work­ing the Past: So­cial In­ter­ac­tion in North­ern Iro­quoia, AD 1350 - 1650.” on Septem­ber 19 at 7 p.m. at Grooms Tav­ern, 290 Sugar Hill Rd., Rex­ford. Spon­sored by the Auringer Seelye Chap­ter of the NY State Ar­chae­o­log­i­cal As­so­ci­a­tion. For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact Ber­nadette at bp­gia­r­dina@ya­ or 518-928-3328. BALL­STON SPA BPA NET­WORK­ING BREAK­FAST: The Ball­ston Spa Busi­ness & Pro­fes­sional As­so­ci­a­tion will be spon­sor­ing a Net­work­ing Break­fast on Tues­day, Septem­ber 19, from 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m., hosted by Cre­ative En­deav­ors, 49 Front Street in Ball­ston Spa. Cost for the break­fast is $5 with ad­vance reser­va­tion—pre­pay­ment avail­able at www. ball­ or RSVP to info@ball­ and pay at the door. Non-re­served walk-ins that morn­ing are $10. You do not need to be a BSBPA mem­ber to at­tend this event. Mem­ber­ship in­for­ma­tion will be avail­able. The BSBPA spon­sors net­work­ing break­fasts on the third Tues­day of ev­ery month at dif­fer­ent BSBPA mem­ber lo­ca­tions in and around Ball­ston Spa. To learn more, visit at www. ball­ CHIL­DREN’S MU­SEUM AT SARATOGA: 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., Tues­day for Tots dropin for ages 2-5. A spe­cial time for younger vis­i­tors to gain preschool readi­ness skills in a fun and so­cial en­vi­ron­ment with play­dough, crafts, ac­tiv­i­ties and friends. Free with mu­seum ad­mis­sion. 1 p.m., Peek into Preschool with Ka­t­rina Trask Nurs­ery School, for ages 2-3. Pre-regis­tra­tion re­quired. 69 Caro­line Street, Saratoga Springs. Call 5845540 for more in­for­ma­tion. CLIFTON PARK SE­NIOR CEN­TER: Zumba Gold Ses­sion be­gins, spon­sored by MVP, and bi­weekly Left­Right-Cen­ter games be­gin to­day at the Clifton Park Se­nior Com­mu­nity Cen­ter, 6 Clifton Com­mon Court, Clifton Park. Open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Mon­day through Fri­day. Call 518-383-1343 ext. 227 tor es­erve lunch. For Se­nior Ex­press trans­porta­tion call 518-371-4444. GREEN­FIELD HIS­TOR­I­CAL SO­CI­ETY: The Town of Green­field His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety will hold its monthly meet­ing on Tues­day, Septem­ber 19, at the Green­field Com­mu­nity Cen­ter, 25 Wil­ton Road. Bring a dish to share for the potluck din­ner, start­ing at 5:30 p.m., and your own place set­tings. The meet­ing will be­gin at 7 p.m., fea­tur­ing guest speaker April March, the First Lady of Bur­lesque and au­thor “Re­flec­tions of My Life,” a book about her ca­reer. The public is wel­come to at­tend. INN AT SARATOGA: Drank the Gold, Amer­i­can, Ir­ish folk duo. 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., 231 Broad­way, Saratoga Springs. MOREAU LAKE STATE PARK: Lake Ann Hike, 10 a.m. to noon. A Park Ed­u­ca­tor will lead this hike through part of the woods over at Lake Bonita to Lake Ann. Make sure to bring some water. Please call for reser­va­tions with 24 hours ad­vanced no­tice, 518793-0511. In­clu­sive Na­ture Class, 5:30 p.m. See the Up­com­ing sec­tion of the Cal­en­dar for more in­for­ma­tion. NIGHT SKY AD­VEN­TURE: “Our Friend the Moon,” 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., miSci Mu­seum of In­no­va­tion and Sci­ence, 15 Nott Ter­race Heights, Sch­enec­tady. Ed­u­ca­tors from the Dud­ley Ob­ser­va­tory, in con­junc­tion with vol­un­teers from the Al­bany Area Am­a­teur Astronomers group, present as­tron­omy lessons, plan­e­tar­ium shows and night sky view­ing (weather de­pend­ing). Am­a­teur astronomers and fam­i­lies are in­vited to bring binoc­u­lars or tele­scopes. One or more tele­scopes will be pro­vided for public use. Cost: Ad­mis­sion to miSci ($10.50 adult, $7.50 child age 3-12, $9 se­nior 65+). Free for miSci mem­bers. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit www. Dud­leyOb­ser­va­ PIEROGHI SALE: Christ the Sav­ior Church, 249 East­line Rd., Ball­ston Lake, is spon­sor­ing a pieroghi sale on Tues­day, Septem­ber 19. Potato, sauer­kraut, and farmer’s cheese pieroghi will be avail­able. For or­ders, please call 363-0001 soon. Pick up as usual from 11:30 a.m. to 12;30 p.m. that Tues­day. Stuffed clams are planned to be avail­able in lim­ited quan­tity. RAI$ING DOUGH: The Academy for Life­long Learn­ing will be Rai$ing Dough to sup­port Academy pro­grams from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at West Side Sports Bar & Grill, 112 Congress Street, Saratoga Springs. A per­cent­age of all pur­chases, in­clud­ing take-out, will be do­nated to the Academy. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 518-587-2100 ext. 2415. SCH­ENEC­TADY ELFUNS: The Sch­enec­tady Elfuns will hold their lun­cheon meet­ing start­ing at 11:30 a.m., Tues­day, Septem­ber 19, at The Vista Res­tau­rant at the Van Pat­ten Golf Course. NYS Trooper Steven Roth­wein will dis­cuss scams that are cur­rently be­ing used lo­cally. He will ad­dress rec­og­niz­ing types of scams, what to do when you feel you are be­ing scammed, and how to avoid be­ing scammed in the fu­ture. Sch­enec­tady El­fun lun­cheons are open to all Elfuns and their spouses or guests, and to all former or re­tired GE em­ploy­ees. Spouses of de­ceased Elfuns are also wel­come. Those in­ter­ested should call Glenn Ger­ber at 289-5665 to make a reser­va­tion. The dead­line is Fri­day, Sept. 15. SKIDMORE COL­LEGE: Aref Abu-Rabia, an­thopol­o­gist at Is­rael’s Ben-Gu­rion Univer­sity of the Negev, gives the Greenberg Mid­dle East Scholar-in-Res­i­dence Lec­ture, “Magic Plants in the Holy Land,” at 7:30 p.m. in Davis Au­di­to­rium. For more in­for­ma­tion call 518580-5593.

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