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Fri­day, June 15

BETHLEHEM PUB­LIC LI­BRARY: Lo­cal author and en­ter­tainer Chuck Oates will tell sto­ries, sing songs and share video clips cel­e­brat­ing the his­toric rail­roads of the Amer­i­can West, The 1p.m. - 2p.m. “Cof­fee & Con­ver­sa­tion” pro­gram is fol­lowed by a 2p.m. - 3p.m. cof­fee hour. Co-spon­sored by Bethlehem Se­nior Projects, Inc. 451Delaware Av­enue, Del­mar. CASTLETON FARM­ERS MAR­KET: The Castleton-on-Hud­son Farm­ers & Ar­ti­sans Mar­ket (COHFAM) will be held ev­ery Fri­day from June 1 to Septem­ber 28, from 4:30 p.m. -7:30p.m. at the cor­ner of Main Street (9J) and Scott Av­enue (150).

CMOST: In­ves­ti­gate the A in STEaM, Fri­days 11a.m. De­signed for younger vis­i­tors, this pro­gram gives chil­dren an op­por­tu­nity to ex­plore a dif­fer­ent creative art ac­tiv­ity each week. Chil­dren’s Mu­seum of Sci­ence + Tech­nol­ogy, 250 Jor­dan Road, Troy. For more in­for­ma­tion visit www.cmost. org.

FLEA MAR­KET: Cen­ter Brunswick United Methodist Church Flea Mar­ket, plus a bake sale, 9a.m. - 5p.m., 990 Hoosick Road, Troy. Ven­dors wanted: 10x10s­pa­ces $25. Spa­ces are lim­ited; reser­va­tions re­quired. Call Sheila at 518-265-3079for more in­for­ma­tion.

GAMES OF 1818: Moun­tain Road School an­nounces The Games of 1818, a themed party fea­tur­ing games and toys from the 19th cen­tury to help cel­e­brate New Le­banon’s 200th an­niver­sary year. Live mu­sic by The Echoes will cre­ate the sound­track for the evening with tan­ta­liz­ing re­fresh­ments and fes­tive bev­er­ages. A silent auc­tion with unique lo­cal trea­sures will pro­vide en­ter­tain­ment for guests seek­ing to shop and plenty of en­joy­able di­ver­sion for the chil­dren and young at heart in the games and ac­tiv­i­ties of 1818.5p.m. - 8 p.m., 4565County Route 9, New Le­banon/East Nas­sau. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact the school at 518-794-8520, email info@moun­tain­road­ or visit www. moun­tain­road­ HOOSICK FALLS SE­NIOR CEN­TER: Yoga at 10:30a.m. Zumba at 11a.m. Bingo at 12:30p.m. Cards. 69Church Street, Hoosick Falls. Call 518-686-7561to re­serve noon din­ner or for more in­for­ma­tion.

ST. LUKE’S BEN­E­FIT CON­CERT: Guitarist Ricky Byrd, for­merly of Joan Jett and The Black­hearts, will be per­form­ing mu­sic from his new CD, “Clean Getaway” at 9p.m. in a ben­e­fit for St. Luke’s Re­cov­ery Re­source Cen­ter im­me­di­ately af­ter the Wif­fle Ball Tournament at 16McBride Road (McBride Fields) Halfmoon, Din­ner is avail­able for five en­trees for $10. Serv­ing starts at 5p.m. This drug-free, en­ter­tain­ment-filled evening is in cel­e­bra­tion of re­cov­ery from the dis­ease of ad­dic­tion of many types. Con­cert and game-watch­ing are free of charge. Bring chairs. For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion see: www. rick­y­ and SQUARE DANCE: The Schoharie Val­ley Hayshak­ers will hold a main­stream level western square dance at the Mid­dle­burgh El­e­men­tary School cafe­te­ria on Fri­day June 15, from 7:30p.m. un­til 10p.m. The caller is Ray Tay­lor. Phone 518-827-4894 or 518-827-4337for more in­for­ma­tion.

TROY SE­NIOR CEN­TER: Aer­o­bics 9:45a.m. Bingo 12:45p.m. Work out with Gym Guru “El­lio,” 1p.m. - 2:45p.m. 19Third Street, Troy. To make reser­va­tions for noon lunch call 518-270-5349. For more in­for­ma­tion call 518-2705348.

WATER­VLIET HIS­TOR­I­CAL SO­CI­ETY: The Water­vliet His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety’s an­nual cel­e­bra­tion will be held on June 15 from 6p.m. to 9p.m. at the Im­mac­u­late Heart of Mary’s Par­ish Cen­ter, 2416 7th Av­enue. The Cen­ter is lo­cated on the South Side of the Church Park­ing lot.

Satur­day, June 16

CHICKEN BAR­BE­CUE: The Pres­by­te­rian United Church, by-the-bridge, in Schaghti­coke will be hold­ing a Chicken Bar­be­cue on Satur­day, June 16. The event will be held in con­junc­tion with the Vil­lage Straw­berry Fes­ti­val. The Bar­be­cue will be avail­able from 1:30p.m. un­til all din­ners are sold. Take-outs only. To make reser­va­tions, please call 518753-4545. The church would like to thank the Chase Smith Fam­ily Fu­neral Home for their gen­er­ous spon­sor­ship of the bar­be­cue.

CLOTH­ING BARN: North Chatham United Methodist Church’s Cloth­ing Barn will be open from 9:30a.m. - 12:30 p.m. ev­ery Satur­day through the mid­dle of Oc­to­ber. This is a great op­por­tu­nity to pick up “gen­tly used” cloth­ing & shoes (for chil­dren and adults) at bar­gain prices. The barn also ac­cepts auc­tion dona­tions from 9:30a.m. to noon on Satur­day morn­ings. The church is lo­cated at 4274 Route 203in the ham­let of North Chatham.

COR­NER SHOPPE: The Cor­ner Shoppe at Cor­ner­stone Com­mu­nity Church, 5703rd Av­enue, Troy, is open ev­ery Thurs­day and Satur­day from 9 a.m. to 1p.m. Shop for books, linens, house­wares, jew­elry and cloth­ing for the en­tire fam­ily. Check out a very large in­ven­tory of new and next to new baby and kids clothes, as well as lug­gage, toys, puz­zles and shoes.

DESTROYER ES­CORT DAY: The third Satur­day in June is rec­og­nized and cel­e­brated na­tion­wide as Destroyer Es­cort Day. On Satur­day, June 16, pay homage to the Destroyer Es­cort sailors killed in World War II, Korea, Viet­nam and the Cold War years and to the fif­teen Destroyer Es­corts lost in ac­tion dur­ing a cer­e­mony at 9 a.m. at USS SLATER, lo­cated on the Hud­son River in Down­town Al­bany just south of the Dunn Me­mo­rial Bridge. Call 518-431-1943for more in­for­ma­tion or visit www. usss­

EDDY BROWN BEN­E­FIT: Bands, fam­ily fun things, food and many bas­ket raf­fle items. 2p.m. - 10p.m., Val­ley Falls VFW Post 1938. Adults $20, kids $10.

FASH­ION SHOW: The New Hope Mis­sion­ary Bap­tist Church, 29005th Av­enue, Troy, presents its 2018Fash­ion Show on Satur­day, June 16, from 5p.m. – 7p.m. Tick­ets $15. For more in­for­ma­tion please con­tact Dea­coness An­gelina Moore at 518-2720741or 518-339-9743. FISH­ING DERBY: The Rens­se­laer County Con­ser­va­tion Al­liance will host a fish­ing derby from 8a.m. – noon on Satur­day, June 16, at Frear Park in Troy for kids un­der 15 ac­com­pa­nied by a par­ent or guardian. In­struc­tors will be on hand to teach and help. Fish­ing poles and bait will be sup­plied for any­one who doesn’t have any. Wa­ter will be avail­able all morn­ing and hot dogs will be served at lunch.

FLEA MAR­KET: Cen­ter Brunswick United Methodist Church Flea Mar­ket, plus a bake sale, 9a.m. - 5p.m., 990 Hoosick Road, Troy. Ven­dors wanted: 10x10s­pa­ces $25. Spa­ces are lim­ited; reser­va­tions re­quired. Call Sheila at

518-265-3079for more in­for­ma­tion.

FRIENDS OF WATER­FORD LI­BRARY: The Friends of the Water­ford Pub­lic Li­brary will meet to dis­cuss and plan 2018-2019events and fundrais­ing ac­tiv­i­ties on Satur­day, June 16, at 10:30 a.m. in the Com­mu­nity Room at Van Schoonhoven Square, Water­ford. Mem­bers of the com­mu­nity in­ter­ested in par­tic­i­pat­ing and join­ing the Friends are in­vited to at­tend.

GRANT COT­TAGE: Jonathan Duda, the great-great grand­son of lo­cal Adiron­dack hero Michael Cronin, will tell the story of the man who trans­ported Theodore Roo­sevelt to the North Creek train sta­tion on his way to be­com­ing Pres­i­dent. 1p.m., Grant Cot­tage His­toric Site, 1000Mt. McGre­gor Road, Wil­ton. The sug­gested do­na­tion for pro­grams is $5per per­son. HOOSIC RIVER IN­VA­SIVE SPECIES CON­TROL: Join the on­go­ing ef­fort to keep the boat launch above the John­sonville Dam nav­i­ga­ble dur­ing the Hoosic River 4th An­nual In­va­sive Species Con­trol/ Wa­ter Ch­es­tunut Pull from 9a.m. – 4p.m. on Satur­day, June 16. Learn about in­va­sive species first hand. It is dirty and tir­ing work, but the path has been get­ting a bit eas­ier ev­ery year. Both boat based and land crew needed. Par­tial day com­mit­ments are wel­come. Reg­is­ter in ad­vance to re­ceive free lunch with Kristina Younger at kristi­nay­ounger­ MAUSOLEUMS OF OAK­WOOD: On Satur­day June 16lo­cal his­to­rian Michael Bar­rett will lead a 3-hour com­bi­na­tion walk­ing/driv­ing tour to sev­eral of the op­u­lent mausoleums at Oak­wood Ceme­tery. He will tell the sto­ries of the wealthy fam­i­lies that rest there and give a rare look in­side some of the beau­ti­ful memo­ri­als. Call 518-328-0090to reg­is­ter . Pay $15per per­son on ar­rival. Meet at the chapel flag­pole; the tour starts promptly at 9a.m. This is a NYS Path Through His­tory Event.

PEEBLES IS­LAND HIS­TORY HIKE: On June 16, join the Friends of Peebles Is­land for a his­tory hike of our pic­turesque Is­land that is si­t­u­ated at the con­flu­ence of the Hud­son and Mo­hawk Rivers. The easy, 2-mile hikes will start at 10 a.m. and 1p.m. and fol­lows the perime­ter of the Is­land. A shorter walk will also avail­able at that time. Learn about the ge­o­log­i­cal & glacial for­ma­tion of the Is­land, the Na­tive Amer­i­can pres­ence, Dutch her­itage and im­por­tance in the Rev­o­lu­tion­ary War as well as the Is­land flora & fauna. Well be­haved dogs on leash are wel­come. Email ques­tions to Friend­sofPee­bles@ and for up­dated in­for­ma­tion, check https:// Friend­sOfPee­blesIs­land. PETAPALOOZA: Hun­dreds of an­i­mals from lo­cal shel­ters and res­cue groups will be avail­able for adop­tion at the 9th an­nual Pe­taAPalooza, in­clud­ing cats, dogs, rab­bits and birds. Many adop­tion fees will be low­ered for the day. Other hap­pen­ings in­clude a mi­cro-chip­ping clinic courtesy of the Mo­hawkHud­son Hu­mane So­ci­ety, raf­fles, food trucks, and face-paint­ing. 10a.m. – 3 p.m., Cur­tis Lum­ber, 885 Route 67, Ball­ston Spa. For more de­tails visit www. clpeta­ RE­PAIR CAFE: What do you do with a bro­ken lamp? Or a sweater with a hole? The Vil­lage of Castleton-onHud­son is host­ing its next Re­pair Café at the Vil­lage Hall, 85South Main Street, on Satur­day, June 16, from 11a.m. to 3p.m. PBring your bro­ken but beloved items and vol­un­teers will try their best to make re­pairs, free of charge. Re­fresh­ments will be avail­able. Do you like to fix things and want to vol­un­teer? For more in­for­ma­tion about Re­pair Café, visit Re­pair­

RIDE ALONG WITH HIS­TORY: On Satur­day, June 16, join Schodack Is­land to cel­e­brate Women’s Suf­frage in New York State with “Woman on a Wheel,” a his­tory ride pro­gram. Guest his­to­rian Kjirsten Gus­tavson will visit the site at 10am in her re­pro­duc­tion 1890s bi­cy­cle cos­tume to talk about the im­pact of the bike on women’s so­cial sta­tus in the years be­fore the vote. Af­ter a short dis­cus­sion, vis­i­tors will be in­vited to jump on their own bikes to join Ms. Gus­tavson on a 5-mile trip. There will be a $6fee to en­ter the park. Chil­dren four­teen years and younger are re­quired to wear a hel­met.

SAND LAKE CEN­TER FOR THE ARTS: Stand up com­edy is com­ing to SLCA. Join host Jerry Dy­mond as SLCA wel­comes The Wall, star­ring co­me­dian Dee Wat­son and fea­tur­ing co­me­di­ans Richard Angehr, Cody Mon­tayne, and Ed Smyth. This event is PG-13but all are wel­come. The cafe will serve Wine and Beer, along with the usual of­fer­ings. Walk ins wel­come, space per­mit­ting. Tick­ets are only $10. Pre­paid reser­va­tions can be made at www.slca-ctp. org, or call 518-674-2007. SLCA, lo­cated at 2880 NY 43, Aver­ill Park, is fully hand­i­capped ac­ces­si­ble, with free park­ing.

STEPHENTOWN ME­MO­RIAL LI­BRARY: Join the Li­brary un­der the tent for a Fan­tas­tic Magic Show on Satur­day, June 16. Af­ter the show, all kids are in­vited to sign up for Sum­mer Read­ing and start rack­ing up their read­ing hours. 11a.m., Stephentown Me­mo­rial Li­brary, 472NY-43, Stephentown. THACHER NA­TURE CEN­TER: Karst Ge­ol­ogy Walk, 9a.m. Much of the rock found in Thacher Park is lime­stone. Lime­stone can be dis­solved through nat­u­ral pro­cesses, giv­ing rise to to­pog­ra­phy called karst. Fea­tures of karst to­pog­ra­phy in­clude sink­holes and caves. On this walk you’ll see fine ex­am­ples of karst and learn about a process shap­ing the park we see to­day. Call 518-872-0800 to reg­is­ter and for meet­ing place. Park en­trance fee is $6per ve­hi­cle.

TROY RIVER­FEST: Troy’s 15th An­nual River Fest will take place on Satur­day, June 16, from 9a.m. to 3 p.m., si­t­u­ated in the scenic, his­toric down­town dis­trict. River Fest show­cases care­fully cu­rated, lo­cally crafted hand-made goods and lo­cal cui­sine in an open-air bazaar. The streets will host fam­ily-friendly en­ter­tain­ment and over 60craft, art, and food ven­dors, in ad­di­tion to Troy’s shops, res­tau­rants and his­toric venues. For the first time ever, River Fest will take place along­side the Troy Wa­ter­front Farmer’s Mar­ket, ex­tend­ing onto neigh­bor­ing streets, creat­ing many ar­eas to pe­ruse, ex­plore and en­joy. Vis­i­tors will also be able to en­joy lo­cally brewed craft beer and bev­er­ages in out­door beer gar­den ar­eas dur­ing the fes­ti­val. For more in­for­ma­tion about Down­town Troy, visit Down­ WON­DER­FUL WET­LANDS: Have you ever won­dered about the im­por­tance of wet­lands? Columbia County Soil and Wa­ter Con­ser­va­tion Dis­trict in­vites you to learn about and ex­plore the won­der­ful world of wet­lands at 2p.m. on Satur­day, June 16. All are wel­come for a re­lax­ing walk along the 1.5miles of na­ture trails at Mud Creek En­vi­ron­men­tal Learn­ing Cen­ter, 1024State Route 66in Ghent, to en­joy the won­ders of the wet­land world. Please dress for the weather and wear shoes that can get wet. RSVP to 518-267-3313.

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