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Wed­nes­day, Nov. 15 CHIL­DREN’S MU­SEUM AT SARATOGA:

Bend & Stretch Yoga Scouts, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., for ages 18 months and up. This par­ent-and-me yoga class with Megan Bre­nen­stuhl in­tro­duces chil­dren to yoga through guided move­ment, games and mu­sic. Per­class fee of $12 for mem­ber duos and $16 for non-mem­ber duos. 69 Caro­line Street, Sarar­toga Springs. Call 518-5845540 for more in­for­ma­tion.

CHURCH OF THE IM­MAC­U­LATE CON­CEP­TION:

“Walk­ing the Camino San­ti­ago” with Fran Rossi Szpyl­czyn, 7 p.m., 400 Saratoga Road, Glenville. Light Re­fresh­ments will be served. All are wel­come.

CLIFTON PARK SE­NIOR COM­MU­NITY CEN­TER; Ag­ing in Place:

Lunch & Learn, noon. Vil­lages Group: Shenede­howa Neigh­bors Con­nect­ing, 1 p.m.; Fall Feast with Deets Ca­ter­ing, 5 p.m. 6 Clifton Com­mon Court, Clifton Park. For more Wed­nes­day ac­tiv­i­ties, see the on­line news­let­ter at http://bit. ly/2y22D9Y.

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.

GREEN­WICH SE­NIOR CIT­I­ZENS:

All area Se­niors in­vited to a Green­wich Se­nior Ci­tiens meet­ing at noon at the VFW on Abeel Ave. Bring a sand­wich lunch; desserts are pro­vided. At the close of the busi­ness meet­ing there will be a “tea cup” auc­tion. Every­one is en­cour­aged to bring an item (baked goods are grate­fully ac­cepted) for the auc­tion. Call 518-638-8937 for more in­for­ma­tion.

LUNCHTIME MED­I­TA­TION:

Of­fered by One Roof Cen­ter for Mind­ful Prac­tices on the first and third Wed­nes­day of each month at the Saratoga Springs Pub­lic Li­brary at 12:30 p.m. Free and open to all. MEN’S CAN­CER SUP­PORT GROUP:

NY Cap­i­tal Re­gion Men to Men Can­cer Sup­port Group meets the third Wed­nes­day of ev­ery month from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Amer­i­can Can­cer So­ci­ety Hope Club, 1 Penny Lane, Latham. Come-share ex­pe­ri­ences and re­ceive un­der­stand­ing and en­cour­age­ment from men and their loved ones in deal­ing with can­cer. For more in­for­ma­tion, please con­tact the ACS Hope Club at 518-220-6960.

NYS 5-HOUR PRE-LI­CENS­ING CLASS:

The next NYS 5-Hour Pre-Li­cens­ing class will be of­fered Wed­nes­day, Novem­ber 15, from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Satur­day, Novem­ber 18, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m, at the First Bap­tist Church, 45 Wash­ing­ton Street, Saratoga Springs. The cost for the class is $40. To Regis­ter: call John Rinko at 518-584-2221 or E-Mail Rinko Driv­ing School. com. A por­tion from the cost is do­nated to the First Bap­tist Church.

OLDE SARATOGA SE­NIORS:

The next meet­ing for the Olde Saratoga Se­niors will be on Wed­nes­day, Novem­ber 15, at noon at the Town Hall, Spring Sreet., Schuylerville. It will be a sand­wich luncheon. Cook­ies will be pro­vided. Money will be due for Trip and Xmas luncheon. New mem­bers are al­ways wel­come. Call Pat 518-338-2329 for more in­for­ma­tion.

SHEN NEIGH­BORS CON­NECT­ING:

Do you plan on liv­ing in­de­pen­dently on your own terms and in your own space for as long as you can? Does the prospect of en­gag­ing with oth­ers in re­ward­ing and en­rich­ing ways in­ter­est you? Would you like to con­tinue to en­joy a full and ac­tive life in your com­mu­nity as you grow older? If you an­swer ‘yes’ to any of these ques­tions, then Shenen­de­howa Neigh­bors Con­nect­ing in­vites you to a pro­gram at 1 p.m. on Novem­ber 15 at the Clifton Park Com­mu­nity Cen­ter. For ad­di­tional in­for­ma­tion, call 518-3717729.

SKIDMORE COL­LEGE:

Artists Shari Cavin and Ran­dall Morris dis­cuss the ob­jects in the Schick Gallery’s “Wo­ven World” ex­hi­bi­tion and their lives as art col­lec­tors and gallery own­ers. 5:30 p.m., Fi­lene Recital Hall. For more in­for­ma­tion call 518-580-5027.

TOWN OF MALTA: The Malta Sewer & Wa­ter Com­mit­tee meets at 6:30 p.m. on Wed­nes­day, Novem­ber 15 at the Malta Town Hall, 2540 Route 9.

TUR­KEY DIN­NER:

Sarato­gaWil­ton Elks Lodge #161 pre­sents a Tur­key Din­ner with bread stuffind cran­berry sauce, mashed pota­toes and more from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.at 1 Elks Lane, Saratoga Springs. Do­na­tion re­quested: Adults $12, se­niors/mil­i­tary $11, chil­dren 5-12 $8, un­der 5 free. All take­outs $12. Cash bar avail­able.

USED PA­PER­BACK SALE:

The Friends of Saratoga Springs Pub­lic Li­brary are hav­ing a 25-cent used pa­per­back sale on Novem­ber 14-15. Open to the pub­lic, it’s held in the Dutcher Com­mu­nity Room from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Get some great reads for stock­ing stuffers! Cash, credit cards & checks ac­cepted. The Li­brary is lo­cated at 49 Henry Street in down­town Saratoga Springs. For ques­tions, call the Friends Book Shop at 584-7860, ext. 333.

Thurs­day, Nov. 16 ADIRON­DACK MOUN­TAIN CLUB:

“An Adiron­dack Port­fo­lio 1902-1935- The Hik­ing Sto­ries and pho­to­graphs of Fran­cis Bayle” Pre­sented by Bob Bayle. Monthly pro­gram of Glens Falls-Saratoga Chap­ter of Adiron­dack Moun­tain Club. Free. 7 p.m., Saratoga Springs Pub­lic Li­brary. For more info: Sarah King at pro­grams@adk-gfs.org

CHAM­BER ORI­EN­TA­TION & MIXER:

The Saratoga County Cham­ber of Com­merce will host an Ori­en­ta­tion & Mixer at the Em­bassy Suites on Thurs­day, Novem­ber 16. The Ori­en­ta­tion will take place from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. and the Mixer from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Come out for an evening of net­work­ing, com­pli­men­tary horsd’oeu­vres, and drink spe­cials while build­ing your pro­fes­sional net­work. Im­me­di­ately be­fore the mixer, Cham­ber Pres­i­dent, Todd Shimkus, will fa­cil­i­tate a dis­cus­sion how you can max­i­mize your mem­ber­ship in­vest­ment. Cost is $5. Regis­ter at http://cham­ber. saratoga.org/events/de­tails/ ori­en­ta­tion-mixer-27365.

CHIL­DREN’S MU­SEUM AT SARATOGA:

Sci­ence Ex­plor­ers, 10:30 a.m. for ages 3 and up. The Novem­ber theme for this pop­u­lar weekly pro­gram is

“En­gi­neer­ing in a Bag.” 69 Caro­line Street, Sarar­toga Springs. Call 518-5845540 for more in­for­ma­tion. DONE TO DEATH: Ball­ston Spa High School’s Troupe pre­sents their fall pro­duc­tion, “Done to Death,” a mys­tery com­edy by Fred Carmichael. The 2-act play, writ­ten in 1970, fol­lows five once-fa­mous mys­tery writ­ers brought to­gether to ap­ply their writ­ing styles to the per­fect mys­tery tele­vi­sion se­ries. The show al­ter­nates be­tween imag­i­na­tion and re­al­ity. The show runs Thurs­day, Novem­ber 16, to Satur­day, Novem­ber 18, at 7 p.m. with an un­der­study per­for­mance on Novem­ber 18 at 1 p.m. Ticket are avail­able at the door:$10 for adults, $5 for stu­dents/ se­niors. Please con­tact the Ball­ston Spa High School at 518-884-7150 for ad­di­tional in­for­ma­tion. 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 grsjohn­son@aol.com or 518-374-0637. IT DEVOURS: On Thurs­day, Novem­ber 16, at 7 p.m., Joseph Fink & Jef­frey Cra­nor, cre­ators of the pop­u­lar “Wel­come to Night Vale” pod­cast, will dis­cuss the se­ries and their new book “It Devours!” with Mary Darcy of the All Over Al­bany Blog. This event will take place in Gan­nett Au­di­to­rium at Skidmore Col­lege. The con­ver­sa­tion will be fol­lowed by a ques­tion and an­swer ses­sion, and a book sign­ing. Tick­ets are re­quired for this event and space is lim­ited. Tick­ets can be pur­chased at Northshire Book­store, 424 Broad­way in Saratoga Springs, by phone at 518682-4200, or at northshire. com. LIVE AT THE JAZZ BAR: SPAC’s pop­u­lar “Live at the Jazz Bar,” re­turns for a special free swing dance evening on Thurs­day, Novem­ber 16. Kick­ing-off at 7 pm with a free les­son from Diane Lachtrupp and Johnny Martinez, co-di­rec­tors of Tango Fu­sion Dance Com­pany, the event will fea­ture live swing mu­sic from An­nie and the He­donists, a cash bar, and com­pli­men­tary ap­pe­tiz­ers courtesy of Maz­zone Hos­pi­tal­ity at the Hall of Springs. Bring your danc­ing shoes, bring a friend, there are no tick­ets or cover charge re­quired to at­tend. SARATOGA COUNTY PROS­PER­ITY SUM­MIT: With a theme of “Ex­plor­ing the ‘Next Wave’ of Op­por­tu­nity for Saratoga County,” this event will also fea­ture key­notes from CEOs of top tech­nol­ogy firms with a pres­ence and im­pact in the re­gion. 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Saratoga Springs City Cen­ter, 522 Broad­way. Pur­chase tick­ets at https://www.eventbrite. com/e/saratoga-coun­typros­per­ity-sum­mit-thenext-wave-of-op­por­tu­ni­ty­for-saratoga-county-tick­ets-38516175919. SARATOGA LAKE PID: Saratoga Lake Pro­tec­tion and Im­prove­ment District monthly meet­ings are held on the third Thurs­day of each month be­gin­ning at 6:30 p.m.in the Malta Town Hall Com­plex Blue Room, Route 9, Malta. SAUSAGE & PEP­PER SUP­PER: The pub­lic is in­vited to a Sausage and Pep­per Sup­per at Saratoga Knights of Colum­bus, 50 Pine Road on Thurs­day, Novem­ber 16. Din­ner will be served from 4:30 p.m. un­til 7 p.m. Cost is $11. For more in­for­ma­tion call 518-584-8547.

Fri­day, Nov. 17

CHIL­DREN’S MU­SEUM AT SARATOGA: Busy Bees, 10 a.m. for ages birth-24 months. This open play­group is ex­clu­sively for the mu­seum’s youngest vis­i­tors and their care­givers. The mu­seum pro­vides the space and ac­tiv­i­ties for you to cre­ate an en­vri­on­ment that fos­ters early child­hood de­vel­op­ment in a so­cial set­ting. Dur­ing Kids’ Night Out (6 p.m. - 9 p.m.) drop the kids off at the mu­seum for a fun-filled evening in­clud­ing Thanks­giv­ing themed ac­tivites and crafts and a pizza party, while you run er­rands, have a date night or just re­lax. Pre-reg­is­tra­tion re­quired: $20 for one child, $15 for each ad­di­tional child in your group. Regis­ter by Novem­ber 14. 69 Caro­line Street, Sarar­toga Springs. Call 518-584-5540 for more in­for­ma­tion. CLIFTON PARK SE­NIOR COM­MU­NITY CEN­TER: Scrap­book work­shop, 10 a.m. New Stragetic Scrabble, 1 p..m CDPHP 2018 Medi­care Ad­van­tage Pre­sen­ta­tion, 2 p.m. 6 Clifton Com­mon Court, Clifton Park. For more Fri­day ac­tiv­i­ties, see the on­line news­let­ter at http://bit.ly/2y22D9Y. DONE TO DEATH: Ball­ston Spa High School’s Troupe pre­sents their fall pro­duc­tion, “Done to Death,” a mys­tery com­edy by Fred Carmichael. The 2-act play, writ­ten in 1970, fol­lows five once-fa­mous mys­tery writ­ers brought to­gether to ap­ply their writ­ing styles to the per­fect mys­tery tele­vi­sion se­ries. The show al­ter­nates be­tween imag­i­na­tion and re­al­ity. The show runs Fri­day, Novem­ber 17, and Satur­day, Novem­ber 18, at 7 p.m. with an un­der­study per­for­mance on Novem­ber 18 at 1 p.m. Ticket are avail­able at the door:$10 for adults, $5 for stu­dents/ se­niors. Please con­tact the Ball­ston Spa High School at 518-884-7150 for ad­di­tional in­for­ma­tion. IN HER SHOES: “In Her Shoes,” a na­tion­ally-ac­claimed pro­gram il­lus­trat­ing the chal­lenges vic­tims or sur­vivors of do­mes­tic abuse face in get­ting help in their com­mu­ni­ties, will be pre­sented Fri­day, Novem­ber 17 from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. at the Uni­tar­ian Univer­sal­ist Church on Weeks Road, Queens­bury. Each par­tic­i­pant moves through a se­ries of de­ci­sion points based on the lived ex­pe­ri­ence of vic­tims and sur­vivors of part­ner abuse. The evening in­cludes light re­fresh­ments and a dis­cus­sion for par­tic­i­pants to share in­sights. Fam­ily and friends, as well as those who work with vic­tims of abuse and those in­ter­ested in this so­cial jus­tice is­sue, are in­vited to at­tend this free pro­gram. KIDS FUN NIGHT: Saratoga Springs stu­dents in grades K-5 are in­vited to Kids Fun Night, fea­tur­ing open gym, crafts, games, and ac­tiv­i­ties, on Fri­day, Novem­ber 17, from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. at Maple Av­enue Mid­dle School on Route 9. This fundraiser is hosted by the Saratoga Springs High School Boys Cross-Coun­try and Track & Field teams. Coaches, ath­letes, and ath­letes’ par­ents su­per­vise all ac­tiv­i­ties. $10 per child; snacks/drinks avail­able for pur­chase. For more in­for­ma­tion, email rac­ingc­i­tytc@gmail.com. NA­TIONAL MU­SEUM OF RAC­ING: The Na­tional Mu­seum of Rac­ing and Hall of Fame will be of­fer­ing free ad­mis­sion each Fri­day from 2 p.m. to close through the end of the year. The mu­seum is lo­cated at 191 Union Av­enue, Saratoga Springs. SARATOGA SE­NIOR CEN­TER: “Votes for Women,” pre­sented by Kim Harvish, Chap­man Historical Mu­seum, cel­e­brates he Suf­frage Cen­ten­nial of New York State with na­tional and lo­cal sto­ries, songs, and a re-en­ac­tor. $2 mem­bers, $5 non-mem­bers. 2 p.m., 5 Wil­liams Street, Saratoga Springs. SE­NIOR CIT­I­ZENS DAY: The Water­ford-Half­moon School District will host its an­nual Se­nior Cit­i­zens Day Con­cert and Luncheon on Fri­day, Novem­ber 17. At 11:45 a.m. a per­for­mance by the sec­ondary band and choir will be held in the school au­di­to­rium. Im­me­di­ately fol­low­ing the per­for­mance at 12:15 p.m., a tra­di­tional hol­i­day din­ner will be served by the stu­dents of the ju­nior high school. Reser­va­tions are re­quired and in­ter­ested se­nior cit­i­zens of the Town and Vil­lage of Water­ford are in­vited to par­tic­i­pate by call­ing the Su­per­in­ten­dent’s Of­fice at 518-237-0800 ext. 3309. USED BOOK SALE: The Gal­way Pub­lic Li­brary’s Used Book Sale takes place on Fri­day, Novem­ber 17, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., and on Novem­ber 18 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.at the Gal­way Town Hall, lo­cated at 5910 Sa­can­daga Road (NYS Rte 147). Prices are: 25 cents chil­dren’s books, 50 cents per pa­per­back, $1 hard­cover.

Satur­day, Nov. 18

BARNES & NO­BLE BOOKFAIR: Barnes & No­ble is host­ing a bookfair to ben­e­fit the Adiron­dack Folk School at their Saratoga Springs lo­ca­tion. It’s Barnes & No­ble’s way of giv­ing back to the com­mu­nity. A por­tion of the pro­ceeds from your pur­chases will ben­e­fit AFS at no ad­di­tional cost to you. Come out and visit on Satur­day Novem­ber 18 or make your pur­chases through Barnes & No­ble on­line (www.bn.com) from Novem­ber 18-23. Please use bookfair ID 12082640 for all on­line pur­chases. CBA CRAFT FAIR: The 20th An­nual Chris­tian Broth­ers Academy Craft Fair will be held on Satur­day, Novem­ber 18, from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. at 12 Air­line Drive, Colonie. Over 130 qual­ity ven­dors from around the state will of­fer hand­made trea­sures in­clud­ing can­dles, spices, jew­elry, bas­kets, cloth­ing, ce­ram­ics, quilted and painted items, wood­work­ing and carved items and more. Win great raf­fle prizes, en­joy de­li­cious food and drink at the Crafters Café, and visit the renowned CBA Par­ents As­so­ci­a­tion’s Bake Sale. Free ad­mis­sion. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit www.cbaal­bany.org/craft­fair/. HOPE GALA: Please join in a Cel­e­bra­tion of HOPE (Homes for Or­phaned Pets Ex­ist) with special guest MC Steve Ca­por­izzo, in­clud­ing mu­sic by The Hot Club of Saratoga, fan­tas­tic hors d’oeu­vres, gourmet food sta­tions, and de­li­cious desserts. All soda, beer, wine, tea, and cof­fee are also com­ple­men­tary. There will be a cash bar avail­able for cock­tails. 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., Saratoga Na­tional Golf Club, 458 Union Av­enue Saratoga Springs. Your do­na­tion of $95 per ticket in­cludes fine foods, drinks, en­ter­tain­ment, a silent auc­tion and a fan­tas­tic wine raf­fle. Tick­ets will not be avail­able at the door. Get tick­ets at www.ho­pean­i­mal­res­cue.org.

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