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Thurs­day, Aug. 30

BRUNSWICK COM­MU­NITY LI­BRARY: Tots Class, 10:30 a.m. Knit­ting group, 1p.m. to 2:30p.m. 4118State High­way 2, Troy. Call 518-279-4023or visit www.brunswick­li­brary.org for more in­for­ma­tion. COR­NER SHOPPE: The Cor­ner Shoppe, 570Third Av­enue, North Troy is dis­play­ing new Fall cloth­ing, purses, and shoes. Through­out Septem­ber, many new house­hold items will be avail­able, as well as toys, games, puz­zles, books, jew­elry, lamps and linens. Check it out any Thurs­day or Satur­day, 9a,m, – 1p,m. Call 518-235-3851or visit www.face­book.com/Corner­stoneChurchinthe­burgh for more in­for­ma­tion.

GRAFTON COM­MU­NITY LI­BRARY: Adult Yoga Hour, 5 p.m. 2455NY-2, Grafton. Visit www.grafton­com­mu­nityli­brary.org or call 518-279-0580for more in­for­ma­tion.

HOOSICK FALLS SE­NIOR CEN­TER: Sign up for a van ride to Se­nior Day at the Schaghticoke Fair. Bingo, 12:45 p.m. Cards. Van Trans­porta­tion avail­able. 69Church Street, Hoosick Falls. Call 518-6867561to re­serve noon din­ner or for more in­for­ma­tion. LIT­ER­ACY MEN­TOR TRAIN­ING: Lit­er­acy Vol­un­teers of Rens­se­laer County’s in­no­va­tive lit­er­acy and men­tor­ing pro­gram for chil­dren, Every­body WINS! Power Lunch needs read­ing men­tors and vol­un­teer school co­or­di­na­tors for the 2018-2019school year. Power Lunch pairs el­e­men­tary school chil­dren one-to-one with vol­un­teer men­tors to read aloud once a week dur­ing lunchtime. Power Lunch aims to in­crease chil­dren’s in­ter­est in books and their prospects for school suc­cess through read­ing ex­pe­ri­ences with car­ing adults. Train­ings for in­ter­ested vol­un­teers will be held on Thurs­day, Au­gust 30, from 11a.m. - noon at the LVORC of­fice, 71First street, Troy. To regis­ter, and for more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Lit­er­acy Vol­un­teers at 518-244-4650 or visit www.lvorc.org. RENS­SE­LAER PUBLIC LI­BRARY: Com­puter Help, 5:30 p.m. to 7p.m. Drop in and get help with a com­puter, phone or other de­vice, and get your Get listed: Sub­mit items for the cal­en­dar at CAL­EN­DAR@TROYRECORD.COM. ques­tions an­swered. Rens­se­laer Public Li­brary is lo­cated across the street from the Am­trak park­ing lot. To learn more, see http://rens­se­laer­li­brary.org/ or visit the li­brary’s Face­book page, http://www.face­book.com/Rens­se­laer­Li­brary.

SE­NIOR DAY AT THE FAIR: Join the Everett Wa­gar Se­nior Cen­ter for a fun filled day at Rens­se­laer County’s Schaghticoke Fair on Thurs­day, Au­gust 30. Trans­porta­tion is avail­able for a do­na­tion of $1; seat­ing is lim­ited and you must be a Rens­se­laer County Se­nior Cit­i­zen age 60or older. The van will leave the cen­ter (2 Roxbor­ough Road, Grafton) at 9:30a. m. and de­part from the fair at 2:30p.m. Fair ad­mis­sion, lunch and amuse­ments are at your own ex­pense. For more in­for­ma­tion or to make reser­va­tions please call 518279-3413. STEPHENTOWN ME­MO­RIAL LI­BRARY: Join Maria and all your Play­group friends to read sto­ries, lis­ten to mu­sic, move around, make some crafts and, most of all, play! Kids 5and un­der, along with par­ents and/ or care­givers, are in­vited to join in play­time at the li­brary. Sib­lings are wel­come as well! Thurs­days at 10a.m., 472 NY-43, Stephentown. Call 518-733-5750or email di­rec­tor@stephen­town­li­brary.org for more in­for­ma­tion.

TROY SE­NIOR CEN­TER: Crafts, 9a.m. Sew­ing class, 9 a.m. Os­teo Aer­o­bics, 10a.m. Health & Well­ness ac­tivies, 10:30a.m. Line danc­ing, 1 p.m.19Third Street, Troy. To make reser­va­tions for noon lunch call 518-270-5349. For more in­for­ma­tion call 518270-5348.

Fri­day, Aug. 31

BETH­LE­HEM PUBLIC LI­BRARY: Sum­mer Cinema, 2:30p.m. Bring a blan­ket or pil­low; the li­brary will sup­ply the pop­corn. For kids and fam­i­lies. 451Delaware Av­enue, Del­mar.

BRUNSWICK COM­MU­NITY LI­BRARY: Farm­ers’ Mar­ket, Fridays 3p.m. – 6p.m. Win­ery Knit­ters, 6p.m. 4118 State High­way 2, Troy. Call 518-279-4023or visit www. brunswick­li­brary.org for more in­for­ma­tion.

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). COUNT­DOWN TO ROSH HASHANAH: Mu­sic of the Days of Awe: get­ting reac­quainted with the sea­sonal tunes, their sto­ries and their sig­nif­i­cance and, per­haps, learn­ing some­thing new. 8p.m., B’nai Sholom Re­form Con­gre­ga­tion, 420White­hall Road, Al­bany. Free and open to all. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit www.bnaisholo­ma­l­bany.org or con­tact the B’nai Sholom of­fice at 518-482-5283or of­fice@ bnaisholom.al­bany.ny.us. GRAFTON COM­MU­NITY LI­BRARY: Adult Art, 5 p.m. 2455NY-2, Grafton. Visit www.grafton­com­mu­nityli­brary.org or call 518-2790580for more in­for­ma­tion. GRAFTON LAKES STATE PARK: Fam­ily Movie Night, 8 p.m. See a free movie on the shores of Long Pond un­der the Grafton sky. Bring chairs & blan­kets and en­joy. Grafton Lakes State Park, 61North Long Pond Road, Grafton. Call 518-279-1155for more in­for­ma­tion.

HOOSICK FALLS SE­NIOR CEN­TER: Yoga at 10:30a.m. Bingo at 12:30p.m. Cards. 69 Church Street, Hoosick Falls. Call 518-686-7561to re­serve noon din­ner or for more in­for­ma­tion.

SPRINGWOOD STU­DIO: Springwood Stu­dios hosts “In­ner Sanc­tum,” a small ex­hi­bi­tion of six artists work­ing in di­verse me­dia and sub­ject mat­ter. The artists are Jill Bau­com, Jon Ger­non, Kathy Green­wood, Jim Lewis, Chan­ning Lefebvre & Ser­gio Seri­colo. An artists’ re­cep­tion will be held from 5:30 p.m. - 8:30p.m. on Fri­day, Au­gust 31. The ex­hi­bi­tion will be open on Au­gust 31- Septem­ber 2and Septem­ber 8-9 at Springwood Stu­dios Gallery Space, 1544th Street, Troy. For More in­for­ma­tion please con­tact cu­ra­tor Jon Ger­non at 518-312-1564.

TROY SE­NIOR CEN­TER: En­ter­tain­ment by the Pat Viglucci “Trio.” Aer­o­bics 9:45 a.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 518270-5349. For more in­for­ma­tion call 518-270-5348.

Satur­day, Septem­ber 1

ALL YOU CAN EAT BREAK

FAST: The Poestenkill Christian Church, 721Sny­der’s Cor­ners Road, Poestenkill, will hold its monthly All You Can Eat Break­fast on Satur­day, Septem­ber 1, from 8a.m. - 11a.m. The cost is $8for adults and $3.50for chil­dren un­der 10. COR­NER SHOPPE: The Cor­ner Shoppe, 570Third Av­enue, North Troy is dis­play­ing new Fall cloth­ing, purses, and shoes. Through­out Septem­ber, many new house­hold items will be avail­able, as well as toys, games, puz­zles, books, jew­elry, lamps and linens. Check it out any Thurs­day or Satur­day, 9a,m, – 1p,m. Call 518-235-3851or visit www.face­book.com/Corner­stoneChurchinthe­burgh for more in­for­ma­tion. COUNT­DOWN TO ROSH HASHANAH: Seli­chot is the late-night pen­i­ten­tial ser­vice prior to Rosh Hashanah. 9p.m., B’nai Sholom Re­form Con­gre­ga­tion, 420White­hall Road, Al­bany. Free and open to all. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit www.bnaisholo­ma­l­bany.org or con­tact the B’nai Sholom of­fice at 518-4825283or of­fice@bnaisholom.al­bany.ny.us.

FAM­ILY FUN HIKE: Meet at Blue­berry Hill West trail­head #5at Al­bany Pine Bush Pre­serve and hike over rolling ter­rain with sand dunes and oc­ca­sional tree roots. Chil­dren un­der 18must be ac­com­pa­nied by an adult. 11 a.m., Pitch Pine Road, Al­bany. Reser­va­tions re­quired; call 518-456-0655or visit www.al­banypineb­ush.org/ events.

MENANDS PUBLIC LI­BRARY: Story time is 1 p.m. on Satur­days. Be there when the li­brary closes to en­joy a story, read, sing and play for about 30min­utes. For ages 2-4, but all are wel­come. The Menands Public Li­brary is lo­cated at 4 N. Lyons Av­enue, Menands. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 518-463-4035. SCHODACK IS­LAND STATE PARK: Guided na­ture walk, 1p.m. Meet at the Main Com­fort Sta­tion and join a park nat­u­ral­ist for a leisurely walk on the parks trails. Dress for the weather and wear ap­pro­pri­ate footwear. Park ad­mis­sion $6. For more in­for­ma­tion call 518-732-0187or email ashley.drum@parks.ny.gov. THACHER PARK NA­TURE CEN­TER: Meet some wild neigh­bors up close and per­sonal and learn about where and how they live. Wildlife re­ha­bil­i­ta­tor Kelly Martin will in­tro­duce some of the birds of prey and other an­i­mals in her care at 10a.m. Learn what to do if you find an aban­doned or in­jured an­i­mal and how to help pre­vent wildlife emer­gen­cies. Please bring a do­na­tion to sup­port Kelly’s work. Call 518-8720800for more in­for­ma­tion. YADDO GAR­DEN TOURS: Gar­den tours share the his­tory of the Trask fam­ily, the man­sion and his­tory of the Yaddo gar­dens in Saratoga Springs. Do­cent-led tours be­gin at 11a.m. on Sat- ur­days and Sun­days from June 23through Septem­ber 2.. Meet at the en­trance to the gar­dens. Ad­mis­sion $10per per­son. For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact Yaddo at 518-584-0746or www. yaddo.org.

YARD SALE: The Mel­rose Methodist Church holds a yard sale on Septem­ber 1 fea­tur­ing all types of house­hold goods, books, and much more, plus a great homemade baked goods sale. 9a.m. - 3p.m., 20 Church Street, Mel­rose.

Sun­day, Sept. 2

PAPSCANEE IS­LAND NA­TURE WALK: Led by David Chin­ery from Cor­nell Co­op­er­a­tive Ex­ten­sion, en­joy a one-hour walk through the Paosca­nee Is­land Na­ture Pre­serve and dis­cover the var­i­ous species of plants and an­i­mals that make the 156-acre Pre­serve and Hud­son River shore­line their home. Trails are rel­a­tively flat with some un­even sur­face and slight as­cents/de­scents, ex­posed tree roots and limbs. 9a.m., Staats Is­land Road, Castle­ton. Regsiter by Au­gust 30 by callilng 518-270-2888. WATER­FORD HAR­BOR FARM­ERS MAR­KET: The Water­ford Har­bor Farm­ers Mar­ket is a weekly out­door farm­ers mar­ket on the Erie Canal. En­joy beau­ti­ful views and live mu­sic as you shop for lo­cal pro­duce, baked goods, syrup, sauces, meat, art, soap, and more. Ev­ery Sun­day through Oc­to­ber 14 from 9a.m. - 1p.m. at the Water­ford Har­bor Visi­tor Cen­ter, 1Tug­boat Al­ley, Water­ford. Visit https://www. wa­ter­ford­har­bor­mar­ket.com/ for more in­for­ma­tion. YADDO GAR­DEN TOURS: Gar­den tours share the his­tory of the Trask fam­ily, the man­sion and his­tory of the Yaddo gar­dens in Saratoga Springs. Do­cent-led tours be­gin at 11a.m. on Satur­days and Sun­days from June 23through Septem­ber 2.. Meet at the en­trance to the gar­dens. Ad­mis­sion $10per per­son. For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact Yaddo at 518-584-0746or www. yaddo.org.

Mon­day, Sept. 3

IN­TRO­DUC­ING GNOSTIC PHI­LOS­O­PHY: “The Wis­dom to Al­low Change” is a free Public Talk and Med­i­ta­tion in­tro­duc­ing Gnostic Phi­los­o­phy at Heartspace Yoga on Sec­ond Street in Troy. from 7p.m. - 8p.m. This is of­fered by NAGA - Troy, a 501(c)3. More in­for­ma­tion is avail­able at gno­sis.troy.ny@gmail.com or https://troy-gno­sis.squares­pace.com/.

USS SLATER: USS SLATER will be open to the public for guided tours from 10 a.m. to 4p.m. on Mon­day, Septem­ber 3. Typ­i­cally, the ship is closed on Mon­day and Tues­day for con­tin­u­ing restora­tion, but ex­cep­tions are made for sig­nif­i­cant hol­i­days. Take this op­por­tu­nity to visit the only De­stroyer Es­cort afloat in Amer­ica and ex­pe­ri­ence first-hand how the “Great­est Gen­er­a­tion” fought, lived, and worked. USS SLATER is lo­cated on the Hud­son River in Down­town Al­bany at the in­ter­sec­tion of Broad­way and Quay Street. Ad­mis­sion is $9for adults and $7for chil­dren.

Call 518-431-1943for more in­for­ma­tion or visit www. usss­later.org.

Tues­day, Sept. 4

BETH­LE­HEM PUBLIC LI­BRARY: Per­sonal Safety for Kids, 2:30p.m. In this per­sonal safety pro­gram for el­e­men­tary age chil­dren, ed­u­ca­tors from the Al­bany County Crime Vic­tim and Sex­ual Vi­o­lence Cen­ter will dis­cuss bound­aries in re­gards to per­sonal space, such as com­fort­able and un­com­fort­able touches. Please note: ex­plicit body parts will be men­tioned in this pro­gram. For grades K-5and fam­i­lies. 451Delaware Av­enue, Del­mar.

BRUNSWICK COM­MU­NITY LI­BRARY: Tots Class, 10:30a.m. 4118State High­way 2, Troy. Call 279-4023 or visit www.brunswick­li­brary.org for more in­for­ma­tion.

CHIL­DREN’S MU­SEUM AT SARATOGA: Tues­day for Tots, “Mini En­gi­neers,” 10:30a.m. for ages 2-5. A spe­cial time for younger vis­i­tors to gain preschool readi­ness skils in a fun and so­cial en­vi­ron­ment in­clud­ing sen­sory play, crafts and ac­tiv­i­ties with friends. Free with mu­seum ad­mis­sion. 69 Caro­line Street, Saratoga Springs. Call 518-5845540or visit www.cmssny. org for more in­for­ma­tion. COM­MU­NITY COF­FEE HOUR: Stephentown Me­mo­rial Li­brary would like to in­vite all Stephentown (and sur­round­ing ar­eas) se­nior cit­i­zens to the Se­nior Cof­fee Hour ev­ery Tues­day at 1 p.m. This is a time to gather with friends, en­joy some cof­fee and baked goods and par­tic­i­pate in ac­tiv­i­ties pre­sented by Li­brary staff mem­ber Maria Spear. Stephentown Me­mo­rial Li­brary is lo­cated at 472NY-43in Stephentown.

HOOSICK FALLS SE­NIOR CEN­TER: Card party day, 10:30a.m. Van trans­porta­tion avail­able. 69Church Street, Hoosick Falls. Call 518-686-7561for noon din­ner reser­va­tions and more in­for­ma­tion. MAR-A-LAGO: The mag­nif­i­cent Mar-a-Lago man­sion in Palm Beach FL was built be­tween 1924 and 1927for Mar­jorie Mer­ri­weather Post, founder of the Gen­eral Foods em­pire. Hop­ing to turn the es­tate into the Win­ter White House for fu­ture pres­i­dents and for­eign dig­ni­taries, Mar­jorie be­queathed it to the United States Gov­ern­ment. Her dream came true in 2017 when Don­ald Trump be­came the 45th pres­i­dent. Palm Beach his­to­rian Richard René Sil­vin talks on “Mara-Lago from Ce­real Heiress to Win­ter White House” at Vent­fort Hall, 104Walker Street in Lenox MA, at 4 p.m. on Tues­day, Septem­ber 4. His talk will be fol­lowed by a Vic­to­rian tea to con­clude Vent­fort Hall’s sum­mer Tea and Talk se­ries. Tick­ets are $26for ad­vance reser­va­tions and $32day of the event. For in­for­ma­tion or reser­va­tions call Vent­fort Hall at 413-637-3206or visit info@gildedage.org. POESTENKILL SE­NIORS: Weekly meet­ings ev­ery Tues­day at 1p.m. at the Sul­li­van-Jones post in Poestenkill. All se­niors are wel­come. Cof­fee and re­fresh­ments are served af­ter the meet­ing, fol­low­ing by Bingo and cards. The hall is hand­i­capped ac­ces­si­ble with suf­fi­cient park­ing. The Poestenkill Se­niors have catered lunches, pizza, clam­steams, fish fries and lun­cheons at var­i­ous restau­rants, in­for­ma­tional talks on se­nior safety and bus trips to casi­nos, the­aters and other points of in­ter­est. Dues are $15a year. RENS­SE­LAER PUBLIC

LI­BRARY: Pre-school Sto­ry­time for ages 2-6, 11a.m. Sib­lings wel­come. Com­puter Help, 1p.m. to 3p.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://rens­se­laer­li­brary.org/ or visit the li­brary’s Face­book page. SPIR­I­TUAL CINEMA: Bring a dish to share and en­joy a few Spir­i­tual Cinema Cir­cle short films. Do­na­tions wel­come. 6:30p.m., Al­bany-Saratoga Spir­i­tual Ad­ven­tures at Wood­lawn Com­mons, 156Lawrence St., Saratoga Springs. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit www.newthought­newyork.org or call 518-366-9918. TROY SE­NIOR CEN­TER: 9 a.m., Knit­ting and Cro­chet­ing. 10:30a.m., Health & Well­ness ac­tiv­i­ties. Arts 4 Vets meets ev­ery Tues­day at 10:30a.m. Call 2705349to make a noon lunch reser­va­tion, or 270-5348 for more in­for­ma­tion.

Wed­nes­day, Sept. 5

BACK TO SCHOOL CLOSET: The Back to School Closet lo­cated at Bethany Church, 21N. Lyons Av­enue, Menands, is open Wed­nes­day evenings from 6p.m. - 7:30p.m. through Septem­ber 12and Satur­day, Septem­ber 8, from 9 a.m. - 10:30a.m. The Closet ac­cepts all school items but es­pe­cially needs two pocket fold­ers, com­po­si­tion books, high­lighters, Kleenex, dry erase mark­ers, loose leaf pa­per binders and Zi­ploc bags in quart and gal­lon size. Con­tact Carol Darmetko at 518-396-7580 or Jean Parker at 518-5279928if you want to drop off do­na­tions, or for fur­ther in­for­ma­tion. BRUNSWICK COM­MU­NITY LI­BRARY: Se­nior Bridge Club, 1p.m. Kids STEAM Class for ages 4+, 3:30p.m. Adult Yoga, 6p.m. 4118State High­way 2, Troy. Call 518-279-4023or visit www.brunswick­li­brary.org for more in­for­ma­tion. CHIL­DREN’S MU­SEUM AT SARATOGA: The Story Cor­ner, 11a.m. for ages 3and up. Ex­plore new sto­ries on the front pa­tio and de­velop early-lit­er­acy skills through multi-sen­sory ac­tiv­i­ties, projects and crafts. In­doors dur­ing in­clement weather. Free with mu­seum ad­mis­sion. 69Caro­line Street, Saratoga Springs. Phone 518-584-5540or visit www.cmssny.org for more in­for­ma­tion.

HOOSICK FALLS SE­NIOR CEN­TER: Bone Builders, 10:30a.m.; Ex­er­cise class 1 p.m. Mo­tor ve­hi­cle avail­able 10a.m. - 2p.m. Cards. 69Church Street, Hoosick Falls. Call 518-686-7561for more in­for­ma­tion.

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