Tues­day, Nov. 12

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STORY TIME: Tues­day, Novem­ber 12 at 10:30 am - Story time with Il­lus­tra­tor Deb­bie Rid­path Ohi - I’m Wor­ried. Ohi is a Northshire staff fa­vorite, back by pop­u­lar de­mand! Join us for story time and an art de­mon­stra­tion with the il­lus­tra­tor of this de­light­ful new pic­ture book – part of a se­ries that helps chil­dren un­der­stand their emo­tions. Northshire Book­store is lo­cated at 424 Broad­way in Saratoga Springs. For more in­for­ma­tion call 518-682-4200 or visit www.northshire.com.

PIEROGHI SALE: Christ the Sav­ior Church, 349 East­line Rd., Ball­ston Lake is hold­ing a pieroghi sale on Tues­day, Nov. 12th. As usual we will have potato/cheese, sauer­kraut, and farmer’s cheese pieroghis. Please or­der soon as we ex­pect the or­ders to be larger than usual. Please call 518-363-0001. Don’t for­get our Har­vest Din­ner on Satur­day the 9th of Novem­ber.

LO­CAL MA­GI­CIANS MEET­ING: The lo­cal group of The So­ci­ety of Amer­i­can Ma­gi­cians, As­sem­bly #24, meets at 7:30 PM on the sec­ond Tues­day of the month at the S. W. Pitts Hose Co. of Latham, 226 Old Loudon Road, Latham, NY. We wel­come all per­sons, age 16 and older, with any in­ter­est in the art of magic whether it be: per­for­mance, history, col­lect­ing or purely en­ter­tain­ment to join us for a fun evening. For more in­for­ma­tion about our or­ga­ni­za­tion, or for a link to a lo­cal ma­gi­cian, visit our web site: WWW.SAM24.SYNTHASITE.COM.

BUT­TON CLUB: The Half Moon But­ton Club will meet on Tues­day, Novem­ber 12, 2019, at the Beth­le­hem Public Li­brary, 451 Delaware Av­enue, Delmar 12054. The so­cial time starts at 11:00 a.m. and the busi­ness meet­ing starts at 12:00 noon fol­lowed by the pro­gram, which will be pre­sented by Kathy Ar­bo­gast on Hall­mark Friend­ship But­tons. Bring a bag lunch. Dessert will be pro­vided. For more in­for­ma­tion call Lisa at 518-469-7420 or Kirsti at 518-869-8125. Ev­ery­one is wel­come!

Wed­nes­day, Nov. 13

GREEN BUILD­ING PRE­SEN­TA­TION: Speaker: Josh Stack, Con­struc­tion Man­ager & Re­silience Con­sul­tant, Wed­nes­day, Novem­ber 13, 2019 at 7 PM, H. Dutcher Com­mu­nity Room, Saratoga Springs Public Li­brary. The de­sign and con­struc­tion of new green build­ings and his­toric preser­va­tion projects with low en­ergy use and car­bon foot­print re­quires dif­fer­ent de­sign anal­y­sis tools, the care­ful se­lec­tion of con­struc­tion ma­te­ri­als, and a high level of qual­ity con­trol at the con­struc­tion site. A panel dis­cus­sion with lo­cal builders, de­sign­ers, and con­struc­tion spe­cial­ists will fol­low the pre­sen­ta­tion. Pan­elists in­clude; Chris Ben­nett, lo­cal crafts­man: Mar­i­lyn Ka­plan, found­ing ar­chi­tect of Preser­va­tion Ar­chi­tec­ture; and Michael Phin­ney, Prin­ci­pal Ar­chi­tect at Phin­ney De­sign Group. This event is co-spon­sored by Sus­tain­able Saratoga and the Saratoga Springs Preser­va­tion Foun­da­tion.

HE­ROES ALL AROUND US: Join the Me­chan­icville Li­brary and the USS Slater History Mu­seum for a spe­cial Vet­eran’s Pro­gram, “He­roes All Around Us” on Thurs­day, Novem­ber 13th at 4:30pm. This pre­sen­ta­tion shares the history of USS SLATER and why she was cho­sen to be­come the De­stroyer Es­cort His­tor­i­cal Mu­seum. Sto­ries will be shared about the history of De­stroyer Es­corts, SLATER’S in­volve­ment in WWII, her ser­vice in the Greek Navy, and her restora­tion trans­form­ing her into a world class mu­seum. Pre­sented by Art Dott, you will get a first-hand look at the hard work that goes into keep­ing the “Old Girl” afloat. Suit­able for all ages! Reg­is­ter today! Me­chan­icville Dis­trict Public Li­brary 190 N. Main St. Me­chan­icville, NY 12118 518-664-4646 meclib.sals.edu.

CAN­CER SUP­PORT GROUP: Can­cer Sup­port Group with Pierre Zim­mer­man at Saratoga Hospi­tal, 211 Church St. in Saratoga Springs on the sec­ond and fourth Wed­nes­day each month at noon. Free and open to all. Pre-reg­is­tra­tion re­quired. Call Pierre for info at 413-992-7012.

UN­DER­STAND­ING & MAN­AG­ING CREDIT: Nov. 13, 6:00pm-7:30pm, 700 Pa­troon Creek Boule­vard, Al­bany. Fi­nan­cial de­ci­sions you make today will greatly im­pact your future. When us­ing credit you are spend­ing your future in­come. This con­cept will be the back­drop of this ses­sion where learn­ers will ex­plore man­ag­ing credit re­spon­si­bly, how to ob­tain credit and the mean­ing of credit scores and credit re­ports. Reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired. Please visit www.se­fcu.com/fi­nan­ciale­d­u­ca­tion to re­serve your spot today!

Thurs­day, Nov. 14

KWVA LUN­CHEON: The Nov. lun­cheon for Ch. 60, Korean War Veter­ans As­soc., will be held on Thurs., Nov. 14th, 11:30 a.m., at the Am­brosia Diner in Queens­bury. Or­der­ing will be off the menu. The event is be­ing hosted by Patti and Gene Slavin. Please call your reser­va­tions in to the Slavins at 518-793-2358 by Nov. 12th or sign up at the Nov. meet­ing. The Am­brosia is lo­cated on the right, just off Exit. 19 North of the North­way. All Veter­ans who served any­where dur­ing the Korean War, in Korea at any time, spouses, wid­ows, fam­ily and friends are all in­vited to at­tend. For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion or an ap­pli­ca­tion to join the or­ga­ni­za­tion, please con­tact Comm. Bob Gar­land at 518.-280-0075.

AUTHOR EVENT: Thurs­day, Novem­ber 14 at 6 pm - Yaddo Presents Joseph Cald­well - In the Shadow of the Bridge. The ac­claimed play­wright & nov­el­ist will share his memoir - a charm­ing & can­did look at the chang­ing tide of artis­tic and gay life in New York City in the shadow of the plague years. Northshire Book­store is lo­cated at 424 Broad­way in Saratoga Springs. For more in­for­ma­tion call 518-6824200 or visit www.northshire.com.

GREEN­FIELD SE­NIORS: The Green­field Se­niors meet at 25 Wilton Rd Green­field on the 2nd and 4th Thurs­days of the month at 1PM. New mem­bers 50 years and up are cor­dially in­vited to join.

Fri­day, Nov. 15

AUTHOR EVENT: Fri­day, Novem­ber 15 at 7 pm - Eric Sch­nitzer - Don Troiani’s Cam­paign to Saratoga 1777: The Turn­ing Point of the Rev­o­lu­tion­ary War in Paint­ings, Ar­ti­facts, and His­tor­i­cal Nar­ra­tive. His­to­rian & Saratoga Na­tional His­toric Park Ranger Eric Sch­nitzer will dis­cuss his fas­ci­nat­ing new book about the Bat­tles of Saratoga. Northshire Book­store is lo­cated at 424 Broad­way in Saratoga Springs. For more in­for­ma­tion call 518-682-4200 or visit www.northshire.com.

FRIENDLY’S CHURCH FUNDRAISER: Christ Epis­co­pal Church fundraiser at Clifton Park, Queens­bury, Troy and Wilton Friendly’s Restau­rants. Eat at Friendly’s any­time on Novem­ber 15th, and men­tion Christ Church to your server and Friendly’s will do­nate 20% of your check to Christ Epis­co­pal Church of Ball­ston Spa to ben­e­fit their mis­sion trip to Belize. Call 518 587-3837 for more info.

WINE & CHOCO­LATE TAST­ING: The Chap­man Mu­seum’s 14th An­nual Wine & Choco­late Tast­ing will take place Fri­day, Novem­ber 15, from 5:30 to 8 pm at the Queens­bury Ho­tel. This an­nual event, which draws hun­dreds of peo­ple, is a per­fect op­por­tu­nity to gear up for the com­ing hol­i­day sea­son by gath­er­ing with friends and ac­quain­tances for a fun, re­lax­ing evening. At­ten­dees will be able to sam­ple more than 70 do­mes­tic and im­ported wines se­lected by Adiron­dack Wine Mer­chants, lo­cally pro­duced cheeses, choco­lates and desserts. New this year are ar­ti­sanal spir­its ta­bles and mu­sic pro­vided by King’s English. The event in­cludes a silent auc­tion of wine themed bas­kets, a raf­fle, and a Clas­sic Pho­to­booth. Tick­ets: $45/per­son if pur­chased by Nov. 8, and $50/per­son after Nov 8. They may be pur­chased at the Chap­man Mu­seum, 348 Glen Street, Glens Falls; on­line at www.Chap­manMu­seum.org or by phone at (518) 793-2826. A Finer Ex­pe­ri­ence, the ex­clu­sive wine and food pair­ing event as­so­ci­ated with Wine & Choco­late, will take place Thurs­day, Novem­ber 14, from 6 to 8 pm at Sea­soned, 14 Hud­son Av­enue, Glens Falls. For this spe­cial evening, a va­ri­ety of wines se­lected by Adiron­dack Wine Mer­chants will be paired with food cour­ses se­lected, pre­pared and served by SUNY Adiron­dack Culi­nary Arts stu­dents. Reser­va­tions are $125/per­son if pur­chased by Nov. 8.; $150/ per­son after Nov. 8. Seat­ing is lim­ited; ad­vance reser­va­tions are re­quired. Tick­ets may be pur­chased at the Chap­man Mu­seum or by phone at (518) 793-2826. The ticket in­cludes ad­mis­sion to Wine & Choco­late on Nov. 15th. For more in­for­ma­tion, call the Chap­man Mu­seum at (518) 793-2826.

SQUIRE BOOT MAK­ING: Squire Boot Mak­ing with the Cord­weiner Shop with Molly Grant. 4 Days, Fri­day - Mon­day, Novem­ber 15-18. 9am-4pm. Tu­ition $470. Mem­ber Tu­ition $420. Ma­te­ri­als Fee $250. Make your own Squire Boot in this fun and fast paced class taught by Molly Grant of the Cord­wainer Shop. Stu­dents will choose from an ar­ray of col­ors to cre­ate their own in­di­vid­ual boot. All will learn how to skive, fold and glue their up­pers to­gether cre­at­ing a fully leather lined boot up­per that is hand sewn to each stu­dent’s leather soles.

Last­ing and bur­nish­ing the sole edges be­fore fin­ish­ing their boots with a self-in­scribed sock lin­ing com­pletes this time­less and in­ter­est­ing shoe mak­ing ex­pe­ri­ence. Stu­dents will learn the ba­sics of pat­tern mak­ing, lay­ing the leather prop­erly on a leather skin, hand sewing as well as in­struc­tion on an­tique leather equip­ment, last­ing and all fin­ish­ing de­tails that make the Squire Boot a true Cord­wainer shoe! NOTE: In­struc­tor will pro­vide all ma­te­ri­als and tools re­quired for Boot Mak­ing. Adiron­dack Folk School, 51 Main St., Lake Luzerne. (518) 696-2400. www.adiron­dack­folkschool.org.

SCROLL SAW CHIRSTMAS OR­NA­MENTS: Scroll Saw Christ­mas Or­na­ments with Walt Ul­rich. Fri­day Novem­ber 15, 9am-4pm. Tu­ition $105. Mem­ber Tu­ition $85. Ma­te­ri­als Fee $15. There’s noth­ing like the beauty of the win­ter sea­son in the Adiron­dacks! Make a hol­i­day or­na­ment for your­self or your loved ones. Over the course of this day stu­dents will progress from mak­ing a sim­ple wooden Christ­mas or­na­ment to one re­quir­ing the skills you will have achieved dur­ing the day. The course will in­clude in­struc­tion on the safe use of the power scroll saw, pat­tern trans­fer, the cut­ting of mul­ti­ple or­na­ments us­ing the stack­ing process and the process of mak­ing in­te­rior cuts in a piece of wood us­ing a scroll saw. Ap­pro­pri­ate for be­gin­ning wood­work­ers and those with some ex­pe­ri­ence. Adiron­dack Folk School, 51 Main St., Lake Luzerne. (518) 696-2400. www.adiron­dack­folkschool.org.

HOL­I­DAY BAS­KETS: Hol­i­day Bas­kets with Linda Scherz. Fri­day Novem­ber 15, 9am4pm. Tu­ition $115. Mem­ber Tu­ition $95. Ma­te­ri­als fee will vary. Come weave with Linda on ei­ther Novem­ber 16th or Novem­ber 17th - or reg­is­ter for both days! A se­lec­tion of bas­ketry kits will be avail­able. Weave as few or as many as you would like. This is a great way to get your Christ­mas weav­ing done with Linda’s help! All the kits are for smaller projects, quick to make, great for gift giv­ing or for your own home or camp. There are two Adiron­dack Pack bas­kets be­ing of­fered - the Baby and the Sweetie. There will be a va­ri­ety of kits, too many to list, all great for this spe­cial week­end. Get to­gether with a friend or fam­ily, weave away for the Hol­i­days and have some fun. Reg­is­ter early, you don’t want to miss this one! NOTE: Ma­te­ri­als fees will vary based on the bas­kets you choose to make-from $15 to $40. If you have a par­tic­u­lar bas­ket

you want to make, let Linda know prior. Adiron­dack Folk School, 51 Main St., Lake Luzerne. (518) 696-2400. www.adiron­dack­folkschool. org.

Satur­day, Nov. 16

GREEN FAIR: The fourth an­nual Green Fair will be held on Satur­day, Novem­ber 16 from 10-4 pm at the Sage Col­lege Ar­mory, 130 New Scot­land Ave. Al­bany, NY. It is spon­sored by Com­mu­nity Ad­vo­cates for a Sus­tain­able En­vi­ron­ment, a lo­cal grass­roots group. Al­bany, NY Mayor Kathy Shee­han will make open­ing re­marks. The Fair is free and open to the public with am­ple space and easy park­ing. The Cap­i­tal Dis­trict Elec­tric Ve­hi­cle Club will have its cars on dis­play out­side. This is the largest in­door/ out­door en­vi­ron­men­tal Fair in the Cap­i­tal Re­gion. En­joy one-stop shop­ping with in­for­ma­tion, ser­vices and prod­ucts re­lated to liv­ing in har­mony with our earth. Visit with more than six­ty­five for-profit and not-for­profit ex­hibitors. Lis­ten to speak­ers on a va­ri­ety of en­vi­ron­men­tal and sus­tain­abil­ity top­ics while en­joy­ing good food (in­clud­ing ve­gan op­tions) and drink. The Fair is a “zero waste” event.

BREAST HEALTH SYM­PO­SIUM: Novem­ber 16 from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at Em­bassy Suites by Hil­ton, 86 Congress Street, Saratoga Springs. In the United States, about 1 in 8 women will de­velop in­va­sive breast can­cer in her life­time. The days and week after di­ag­no­sis can be over­whelm­ing as you wade through treat­ment op­tions and de­ter­mine what will work best for you and your loved ones, but at Saratoga Hospi­tal, we are proud to of­fer a di­verse team of physi­cians and health­care pro­fes­sion­als who are ded­i­cated to help­ing you nav­i­gate all phases of your jour­ney. On­col­o­gists, ra­di­ol­o­gists, so­cial work­ers, pa­tients and sur­vivors, nurse nav­i­ga­tors, and other ex­perts work to­gether to cre­ate unique care plans so pa­tients re­ceive in­di­vid­u­al­ized, stead­fast sup­port from di­ag­no­sis through sur­vivor­ship. Join us for break­fast and an in­for­ma­tional sym­po­sium hosted by a mul­ti­dis­ci­plinary team of ex­perts to learn more about the hall­marks of can­cer care at Saratoga Hospi­tal: col­lab­o­ra­tion, com­pas­sion, and the pa­tient con­nec­tion. All events are of­fered free of charge. Reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired! Please call 518580-2450 or reg­is­ter on­line at www.sarato­ga­hos­pi­tal. org/Event/breast-health­sym­po­sium-11-16-19.

TRIVIA NIGHT FUNDRAISER: The Friends of the New York State Mil­i­tary Mu­seum and Saratoga-Wilton Elks Lodge #161 in­vite you to the sixth an­nual Trivia Night Fundraiser on Satur­day, Nov. 16 from 5 - 9:30 p.m. at the Saratoga-Wilton Elks Lodge, lo­cated at 1 Elks Ln., Saratoga Springs. Tick­ets are $50 per per­son or $400 for a ta­ble of eight peo­ple. This in­cludes prizes, din­ner, cash bar, dessert and fun. Please RSVP by Nov. 12. RSVPs can be made by con­tact­ing David Walling­ford at dwalling­[email protected]­cap.rr.com or 518-584-9137.

BASKETBALL HOOP SHOOT: Satur­day, Nov. 16 from 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. at the Christo­pher Dai­ley Gym – Gavin Park, 10 Lewis Drive, Wilton. Boys and Girls Di­vi­sions For Age Groups 8-9, 10-11, and 12-13. Age Will Be De­ter­mined By Child’s Age on 4/1/20. Prizes Will Be Awarded For 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place Win­ners In All Age Groups In Each Di­vi­sion Plus Lo­cal Con­sec­u­tive Shots Tro­phies. Pre-Reg­is­tra­tion Ac­cepted at Gavin Park, But Not Re­quired. Lo­cal Win­ners Ad­vance To Dis­trict and Pos­si­bly Re­gional, State And Na­tional Fi­nals. For Fur­ther In­for­ma­tion Con­tact Hoop Shoot Chair Steve Dorsey at (518) 369-1985.

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