Fri­day, Oct. 13

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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.


The Chil­dren’s Mu­seum’s spe­cial 5-week col­lab­o­ra­tion with Pai’s Tae Kwon Do for ages 3-6 con­tin­ues at 10 a.m. This new and ex­cit­ing pro­gram will end with a grad­u­a­tion/cel­e­bra­tion cer­e­mony in early Novem­ber. Pre-reg­is­tra­tion re­quired. 10:30 a.m., Sci­ence Ex­plor­ers drop-in for ages 3 and up. 11 a.m., Block Lab drop-in for ages 3 and up. 69 Caro­line Street, Saratoga Springs. Call 518-584-5540 for more in­for­ma­tion.


Thursday sched­ule: 8:45 a.m., Ex­er­cise to Tape; 9 a.m., Pool/Bil­liards; 10 a.m. Cho­rus, Yoga, Wa­ter­color & Sketch, Le­gal As­sis­tance (ap­popint­ment only); 11 a.m., Se­ton Health Se­nior­cize; 12:30 p.m. Maj-Johngg, Pinochle; 1 p.m., BUNCO or Pinochle; 1:15 p.m., Crafty Cre­ations with Jean (ev­ery other week).6 Clifton Com­mon Court, Clifton Park. Open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Mon­day through Fri­day. Call 518-383-1343 ext. 227 to re­serve lunch. For Se­nior Ex­press trans­porta­tion call 518-371-4444.


State Univer­sity of New York Em­pire State Col­lege will hold pub­lic in­for­ma­tion ses­sion(s) about its as­so­ci­ate and bach­e­lor’s de­gree pro­grams at its Saratoga lo­ca­tion, 111 West Av­enue, Saratoga Springs on Thursday, Oc­to­ber 12, at 5:30 p.m. For more in­for­ma­tion, please call 518-783-6203.


Hawk Road Trail Main­te­nance Pro­ject, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Join a park nat­u­ral­ist and head over to the stonewall run trail to do trail work. Gary will be chain­saw­ing trees while ev­ery­one else will be help­ing move limbs and brush off the trail. Reser­va­tions are re­quired and spots are lim­ited, please call the park of­fice at 518793-0511 to re­serve yours.


A Night for Health & Hope to Ben­e­fit the Kupona Foun­da­tion will be held on Thursday, Oc­to­ber 12 from 5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. at Saratoga National Golf Club. Buy tick­ets on­line at http://bpt. me/2989003. Guests will have an op­por­tu­nity to learn about the Kupona Foun­da­tion, an or­ga­ni­za­tion un­lock­ing the po­ten­tial of Tan­za­nian women and chil­dren liv­ing in poverty. Funds will be raised to change lives of thou­sands of peo­ple by pro­vid­ing ac­cess to health­care. Dress code: cock­tail or busi­ness at­tire. Cost: $100 pre-event; $125 at the door. Email Sa­man­tha at info@kupon­afoun­da­ for more in­for­ma­tion.


The League of Women Vot­ers of Saratoga Non-Fic­tion Book Club will be on Thursday Oc­to­ber 12, at 1:30 pm at the Saratoga Springs Pub­lic Li­brary. The book which will be dis­cussed is One Na­tion Un­der God: How Cor­po­rate Amer­ica In­vented Chris­tian Amer­ica by Kevin Kruse. Mem­bers of the pub­lic are in­vited to at­tend.

At 3:30 p.m., Skid­more will present an Hon­orary Doc­tor­ate of Hu­mane Let­ters to Dr. Bev­erly Daniel Ta­tum, fol­lowed by a mod­er­ated dis­cus­sion and book sign­ing event, which will be held in Zankel Mu­sic Cen­ter. Ad­vance tick­ets are re­quired for this event, avail­able at the Zankel Box Of­fice or on­line: http://bit. ly/2wVLaUL. At 7:30 p.m. in Gan­nett Au­di­toirum, Mary Miller, Ster­ling Pro­fes­sor of the His­tory of Art and direc­tor of the In­sti­tute for the Preser­va­tion of Cul­tural Her­itage at


Yale Univer­sity, will ask, “Were They En­slaved? Maya Fig­ures from Jaina Is­land and Be­yond.” in the Phi Beta Kappa Vis­it­ing Scholar Lec­ture. For more in­for­ma­tion call 518580-5420.


On Thursday, Oc­to­ber 12, at 11 a.m, The Frances Young Tang Teach­ing Mu­seum will host a cu­ra­tor tour of the “Birthing Bod­ies” ex­hi­bi­tion, cu­rated by Skid­more se­nior Laila Mor­gan. “Birthing Bod­ies” ex­plores child­birth through a fem­i­nist lens, ex­am­in­ing ideas of au­ton­omy, power, and lim­i­nal­ity. The event is part of Skid­more Col­lege’s “In It” se­ries of lec­tures and spe­cial events de­signed to en­hance di­ver­sity and in­clu­sion, while rais­ing cul­tural flu­ency and strength­en­ing com­mu­nity.


On Fri­day, Oc­to­ber 13, at 7 p.m, there will be an As­tron­omy Party at Wil­ton Wildlife Pre­serve & Park’s Camp Saratoga. Join the Wil­ton Wildlife Pre­serve & Park and vol­un­teers from the Al­bany Area Am­a­teur As­tronomers, Inc. and the South­ern Adiron­dack As­tron­omy Club to study the night sky in all of its beauty. This date was cho­sen for gaz­ing at the Moon, M3, and Nep­tune through the tele­scopes that will be set up by the As­tron­omy club mem­bers. There will be tele­scopes avail­able and ex­perts will be on hand to share their knowl­edge of the night sky. Please dress ap­pro­pri­ately for the weather. The rain date is Saturday, Oc­to­ber 14 at the same lo­ca­tion. Space is lim­ited, so pr­ereg­is­tra­tion is re­quired by Wednesday, Oc­to­ber 11. For more in­for­ma­tion, please call the Pre­serve & Park of­fice at 518-450-0321 or via email at info@wilton­pre­


On Fri­day, Oc­to­ber 13, Saratoga Casino Ho­tel will host leg­endary Cap­i­tal Re­gion party rock­ers The Burn­ers U.K. for a re­union show in Va­por. The show will mark the first time the high-en­ergy party band has played to­gether since 2013. A por­tion of all ticket pro­ceeds will go di­rectly to ‘To Life!’ – a lo­cal non-profit that works to ed­u­cate and al­le­vi­ate

the bur­dens of a breast cancer di­ag­no­sis for pa­tients and their fam­i­lies. Tick­ets for the show will go on sale Tues­day, Septem­ber 12on Sarato­ Tick­ets may also be pur­chased at the casino by vis­it­ing the Saratoga Club.


Busy Bees drop-in for ages up to 24 months, 10a.m. to 11a.m. An open play­group ex­clu­sively for the youngest visitors and their care­givers, pro­vid­ing the space and ac­tiv­i­ties to cre­ate an en­vi­ron­ment that fos­ters early child­hood devel­op­ment in a so­cial set­ting. Wiggles & Gig­gles drop in for ages 2-5, 11a.m. to noon. A spe­cial time for younger chil­dren to learn what they can do with their bod­ies through guided free play. 69Caro­line Street, Saratoga Springs. Call 518-584-5540for more in­for­ma­tion.


Lunch and Learn: Fire Safety for Se­niors, 11 a.m. MVP 2018Medi­care Ad­van­tage Pre­sen­ta­tion, 1 p.m. Reg­u­lar Fri­day sched­ule: 8:30a.m., Or­ches­tra on the Com­mon; 9a.m., Wood­carv­ing, Ad­vanced Tap; 10a.m., Bal­let, Domi­noes, Scrap­book Work­shop; 11a.m., Cen­ter Big Band, Di­a­betes Sup­port Group; 12:30p.m., Bead­ing Bud­dies; 1p.m., Scrab­ble; 2:30 p.m., Os­teo Ex­er­cise. 6Clifton Com­mon Court, Clifton Park. Open 9a.m. to 4p.m., Mon­day through Fri­day. Call 518-383-1343ext. 227to re­serve lunch. For Se­nior Ex­press trans­porta­tion call 518-371-4444.


“Im­ple­ment­ing Lean in NYS,” Fri­day, Oc­to­ber 13, from 11:30a.m. to 1:30p.m., Wolferts Roost Coun­try Club, 120Van Rens­se­laer Blvd., Al­bany. Erika Choi, Direc­tor of the NYS Lean Pro­gram will share the in­no­va­tive strate­gies that have en­abled the ex­e­cu­tion of more than 600projects 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.


On Fri­day and Saturday, Oc­to­ber 13-14, the Saratoga Springs United Methodist Church will welcome the sea­son with its an­nual Fall Garage and Rum­mage Sale at 175Fifth Av­enue. The sale will take place at church from 9a.m. – 5p.m. Fri­day and 9a.m. – noon on Saturday. Do­nated items can be dropped off at the church from 9a.m.- 7 p.m. on Oc­to­ber 10-12. No ex­er­cise equip­ment or heavy TVs, please. Call 518-5843720for more in­for­ma­tion.


The 100th An­niver­sary of Fa­tima Cel­e­bra­tion at the Church of the Im­mac­u­late Con­cep­tion in­cludes the movies “Fa­tima: Mes­sage of Hope,” for adults, and “The Day the Sun Danced” for chil­dren, plus sto­ries and crafts. Light Re­fresh­ments will be served. All are welcome. 6:30p.m., 400 Saratoga Road, Glenville. RSVPs are ap­pre­ci­ated but not re­quired. Please call Linda at 518-399-6965 or email bandl84@hot­mail. com to RSVP.


St. Cle­ments Church to­day will host a spe­cial event on Oc­to­ber 13com­mem­o­rat­ing the 100th an­niver­sary of the fi­nal ap­pari­tion of the Vir­gin Mary to three shep­herd chil­dren in Fa­tima, Por­tu­gal. The event at St Cle­ments Church, 231 Lake Ave, Saratoga Springs, will in­clude con­fes­sions start­ing at 4p.m. to 6p.m., fol­lowed by the prayer of the Holy Rosary at 6:30 pm, out­side candlelight pro­ces­sion, Holy Mass, and Bene­dic­tion and Ado­ra­tion of the Holy Eucharist. This event is part of the 100th an­niver­sary par­ish cel­e­bra­tion of St Cle­ments Church, which con­tin­ues with a din­ner of com­mem­o­ra­tion on Oc­to­ber 16, and a Holy Mass cel­e­brated on Oc­to­ber 17. For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion see


Hyde Hall in Coop­er­stown hosts Hyde & Shriek Candlelight Ghost Tours at 6p.m., 6:30 p.m., 7p.m., and 7:30p.m. These one hour tours leave from the Kent Cen­ter and visit many of the places in the man­sion where ghostly man­i­fes­ta­tions have been re­ported over 150years. Tick­ets $20per per­son. Reser­va­tions are re­quired – call 607-547-5098Ext 6; if no re­ply, leave your name and num­ber and your call will be re­turned.


Fish­ing Trip, 9a.m. to noon. Gary has been fish­ing his whole life and wants to pass on some spe­cial knowl­edge. He knows ev­ery inch of Moreau Lake and if you are lucky he’ll share some fish­ing hot spots. Only 2seats are avail­able in his boat for these spe­cial ad­ven­tures. Please call to re­serve one, 518-793-0511. Spring Over­look Hike, 1 p.m. to 3p.m. This short, mod­er­ate hike has a few steep sec­tions which take par­tic­i­pants to the top of the Palmer­town Range. This over­look presents spec­tac­u­lar views of the Luzerne Mountains and the Hud­son River. Bring a snack and H20to en­joy at the over­look. Reser­va­tions are re­quired with 24hours ad­vanced no­tice, 518-793-0511.


Au­thor Bar­bara Vil­let will speak about her book “The Lov­ings: An In­ti­mate Por­trait,” which doc­u­ments the ex­tra­or­di­nary love story of Mil­dred and Richard Lov­ing through Life Mag­a­zine photo-jour­nal­ist Grey Vil­let’s stun­ning photo-es­say, pre­sented in its en­tirety for the first time. 7p.m., 424Broad­way, Saratoga Springs. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 518-682-4200or 1-855-339-5990, or visit


Q.U.I.L.T. Inc. will meet on Fri­day, Oc­to­ber 13, at the Del­mar Re­formed Church, 386Delaware Ave, Del­mar. The gen­eral meet­ing starts at 9:45a.m.; doors open at 9:15a.m. Gen­eral Meet­ing & Lec­ture/ Trunk show: “Fly­ing Col­ors”; Work­shop (12:30p.m. - 3:30 p.m.) on Map Quilts with Timna Tarr. Quilt­ing 101held after guild meet­ing: Julie Ann For­tran – “Chopped” de­sign by Joan Ford. For in­for­ma­tion, call 518-3932284) or check out www. quilt­


The Saratoga Chil­dren’s Theatre presents “Sweeney Todd: The De­mon Bar­ber of Fleet Street (School Edi­tion)” per­formed in the round at the Saratoga Mu­sic Hall, Saratoga Springs, on Fri­day, Oc­to­ber 13at 7p.m., Saturday, Oc­to­ber 14, at 7p.m. and Sun­day, Oc­to­ber 15, at 2 p.m. Lo­cal teens, rang­ing in age from 13-18will star in the mu­si­cal, di­rected by Tim An­tonacci with mu­sic direc­tor Casey Gray. Mu­sic and lyrics by Stephan Sond­heim and book by HughWheeler. All tick­ets are sold at the door. Gen­eral ad­mis­sion, $12. Re­fresh­ments will be avail­able. For more in­for­ma­tion, please visit the Saratoga Chil­dren’s Theatre web­site at www.sarato­gachil­dren­sthe­ or call 518-430-7423.


Fi­nan­cial Expo,1:30 p.m., fea­tur­ing Jan­ney Mont­gomery Scott on “Fill in the Blanks Be­tween In­vest­ing In­sur­ance and Power of At­tor­ney,” NY Long Term Care Bro­kers on “Long Term Care Plan­ning, Costs and Op­tions: What’s Your Plan?” and Herzog Law Firm on “The Power of a Power of At­tor­ney.” Free and open to the pub­lic. 5Wil­liams Street, Saratoga Springs.


“Three Gen­er­a­tions of Vil­larosa” fea­tures en­tre­pre­neur and au­thor Clara Vil­larosa, award-win­ning jour­nal­ist Linda Vil­larosa and Skid­more stu­dent, Kali Vil­larosa, Class of 2018, in an in­ter­gen­er­a­tional dis­cus­sion of health, busi­ness, ed­u­ca­tion, and the in­ter­sec­tions of gen­der, race, and LGBTQIA+ iden­tity. 12:15 p.m., Fi­lene Recital Hall. At 3pm, the doc­u­men­tary “Sauti” will be screened in Gan­nett Au­di­to­rium. “Sauti,” mean­ing “voice” in Swahili, fol­lows five young women who were brought to Uganda’s Kyang­wali Refugee Set­tle­ment as chil­dren. “Sauti” is pro­duced and di­rected by Gayle Nosal, Skid­more class of 1979, with as­sis­tance from Beret E. Strong (par­ent of Mar­cus Tweedy Skid­more class of ‘19), who will take part in a post-screen­ing dis­cus­sion. These free events are part of Skid­more Col­lege’s “In It” se­ries, de­signed to en­hance di­ver­sity and in­clu­sion, while rais­ing cul­tural flu­ency and strength­en­ing com­mu­nity.


The Ladies So­ci­ety of St. Ge­orge Ortho­dox Church is spon­sor­ing a Spaghetti Dir­rner on Fri­day, Oc­to­ber 13, from 5 p.m. to 7p.m. at the Par­ish Cen­ter, Main and Sec­ond Streets in South Glens Falls. Din­ners will in­clude spaghetti with home­made sauce and meat­balls, salad, bread, but­ter, drink and dessert. Take out din­ners are avail­able. The price per din­ner for adults is $10; $5.00for chil­dren 10and un­der. The pro­ceeds will ben­e­fit the An­nual Min­istry Pro­ject for the Arch­dio­cese, sup­port­ing se­niors, youth, and sem­i­nar­i­ans. For more in­for­ma­tion call 792-2359 or visit­fortho­dox­


The­ater Voices will present a staged read­ing of “Rx” by Kate Fodor, di­rected by Yvonne Perry, at Steamer No. 10 The­ater, 500Western 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 13at 8p.m.; Saturday, Oc­to­ber 14at 3p.m. and 8p.m.; and Sun­day, Oc­to­ber 15at 3 p.m. Ad­mis­sion is free. For more in­for­ma­tion, please con­tact info@the­ater­voices. org.

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