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Satur­day, Nov. 16

HER­ITAGE HUNTERS: Her­itage Hunters of Saratoga County will meet on Satur­day, Novem­ber 16th, at 1 pm at the Town of Saratoga Town Hall, cor­ner of Rt. 4 and Rt. 29 in Schuylervi­lle. Amy Bracewell, Saratoga Bat­tle­field Park Su­per­in­ten­dent, will dis­cuss a new ar­chae­o­log­i­cal dig led by William Gris­wold, an ar­chae­ol­o­gist with the Na­tional Park Ser­vice. It fo­cused on a short bat­tle in 1777 that changed the course of the Rev­o­lu­tion­ary War when 12,000 Amer­i­can sol­diers sur­prised 1700 hun­gry Bri­tish and Ger­man men. The dig used aerial sur­vey, metal de­tect­ing, dig­ging, and ground pen­e­trat­ing radar to help de­ter­mine where in the old wheat field the dif­fer­ent troops fought. Pub­lic is wel­come. For in­for­ma­tion call Ginny at 518-885-9309.

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 sixty-five for-profit and not-for-profit 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.

NYS 5-HOUR PRE-LI­CENS­ING CLASS: Satur­day, Novem­ber 16th from 9am to 2pm at the United Methodist Church, 175 Fifth Av­enue, Saratoga Springs. The cost for the class is $40.00. To Reg­is­ter: call John Rinko at (518) 584-2221 or E-Mail: RinkoDriv­ingS­chool.com. A por­tion from the class cost is do­nated United Methodist Church.

MUR­DER MYS­TERY DIN­NER THE­ATER: Spend an af­ter­noon in the 1950s with “Dead Air,” a ra­dio mur­der mys­tery. On Novem­ber 16 at 3 p.m. ac­tors per­form their last ra­dio show from their fa­mous se­ries “As the Town Ages.” Only one of them will be able to ad­vance to en­ter­tain­ment’s next phase – tele­vi­sion! Jeal­ousy, old grudges, black­mail, lover’s tri­an­gle – it’s all there – along with laughs for the au­di­ence. Bring your sense of hu­mor, sleuthing skills and, if you’re in the mood, your 50’s wardrobe. As a bonus, if you dis­cover the mur­derer, you win a chance for a prize! Din­ner in­cludes baked chicken, scal­loped pota­toes, and veg­etable, dessert and cof­fee. This Ladies Aux­il­iary in­vites all to come. Reser­va­tions re­quired (no walk-ins) for $25 per per­son at the Colonie Elks Lodge #2192, 11 Elks Ln, Latham, NY. For reser­va­tions and more in­for­ma­tion, call (518) 785-3557.

HOL­I­DAY BAS­KETS: Hol­i­day Bas­kets with Linda Scherz. Satur­day Novem­ber 16, 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.

WOODTURNIN­G: Hol­i­day Or­na­ments with John Kings­ley. Satur­day Novem­ber 16, 1⁄2 day. 9am-1pm. Tu­ition $55. Mem­ber Tu­ition $45. Ma­te­ri­als fee $20. Tis the sea­son to start think­ing about hol­i­day or­na­ments! Come cre­ate your own whim­si­cal free-form or­na­ments. We will also work with color and dec­o­ra­tion. You’ll be amazed by your own cre­ations - and how lovely they’ll look hung in your home. A won­der­ful class for be­gin­ning turners.

NOTE: For your safety: no loos­e­fit­ting clothes, hair tied back, com­fort­able shoes and no jewelry. If sen­si­tive to wood dust reg­is­tra­tion for turn­ing classes is not rec­om­mended. Adiron­dack Folk School, 51 Main St., Lake Luzerne. (518) 696-2400. www.adiron­dack­folkschool.org.

FLY TIED EAR­RINGS: Cre­at­ing Fly Tied Ear­rings and Other Ac­ces­sories with Paul Sinicki. Satur­day Novem­ber 16, 1⁄2 day. 9am-12pm. Tu­ition $55. Mem­ber Tu­ition $45. Ma­te­ri­als fee $10. This is a fun class with no par­tic­u­lar pat­tern to work with. it is the same as ty­ing a fly for fly fish­ing with the dif­fer­ence be­ing it is tied on a soft wire. Stu­dents will be work­ing with var­i­ous ma­te­ri­als, most of which are fur and feath­ers. This is where you can let your imag­i­na­tion run wild! The class will start off with a demon­stra­tion on how to start the thread on the wire and to tie some knots. Stu­dents will pick out their ma­te­ri­als and the in­struc­tor will show dif­fer­ent ways of at­tach­ing them to the wire. There will be a dis­cus­sion of what stu­dents will need to con­tinue the fun and where to pur­chase ma­te­ri­als and tools. If you have a fly ty­ing kit please bring it with you, oth­er­wise one will be sup­plied. Adiron­dack Folk School, 51 Main St., Lake Luzerne. (518) 696-2400. www.adiron­dack­folkschool.org.

THE BIG­GEST LIT­TLE FARM: Sus­tain­able Saratoga & the Saratoga Film Fo­rum are bring­ing The Big­gest Lit­tle Farm to Saratoga for four nights only! Shows start at 7:30 p.m. each night from Thurs­day, Novem­ber 14 through Sun­day, Novem­ber 18. Cost is $10 (get tick­ets in ad­vance https://squareup.com/store/saratoga-film­fo­rum-2).

Sun­day, Nov. 17

JEWISH BOOK FAIR & HANUKKAH SALE: On Sun­day, Nov. 17, the Sis­ter­hood of Con­gre­ga­tion Shaara Tfille/The Jewish Com­mu­nity Cen­ter of Saratoga Springs will hold its 6th An­nual Jewish Book Fair and Hanukkah Sale from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 84 Weibel Av­enue. Please call (518) 584-2370 for more in­for­ma­tion.

AU­THOR EVENT: On Sun­day, Novem­ber 17 th at 12:00 p.m., Con­gre­ga­tion Shaara Tfille/The Jewish Com­mu­nity Cen­ter of Saratoga Springs will hold their 6th An­nual Fea­tured Au­thor with Kim van Alke­made at their build­ing lo­cated at 84 Weibel Av­enue. Ms. van Alke­made will be speak­ing about her books Or­phan #8 and Bach­e­lor Girl as well as Jewish fam­i­lies and the NY Yan­kees. Ms. van Alke­made will be sign­ing books af­ter her pre­sen­ta­tion. For more info, call 518-5842370.

EURO­PEAN EX­PE­RI­ENCE CONCERT: The Novem­ber 17 concert of the Saratoga Cham­ber Play­ers will fo­cus on mu­sic that em­braces life and the Euro­pean ex­pe­ri­ence with the folk melodies of Zoltán Kodály and An­tonin Dvorák and the deeply pas­sion­ate ren­der­ings of Robert Schu­mann. Jill Levy vi­o­lin; Ju­dith Nel­son, vi­ola; Zela Terry, cello; and Gili Me­lamedLev, pi­ano, will per­form Kodály’s In­ter­mez­zon for vi­o­lin, vi­ola and cello; Dvorák’s Pi­ano Trio in Bb Ma­jor, B.51, Op.21; and Schu­mann’s Pi­ano Quar­tet in Eb Ma­jor, Op.47. The pro­gram at the Saratoga United Methodist Church , 175 Fifth Av­enue, will start at 3 pm fol­lowed by a meet-the­mu­si­cians re­cep­tion dur­ing which there will be a draw­ing for the signed silk screen of Henri Plis­son. The lucky win­ner will join such lu­mi­nar­ies as Gene Kelly, Rock Hud­son, Kather­ine Ross and Aaron Spell­ing as owner of a Plis­son work. Sim­i­lar Plis­son seri­graphs of this size can be seen on-line for $2500. Concert tick­ets are $25 adults; $20, se­niors; $15 stu­dents. To pur­chase tick­ets, go to https://www.eventbrite. com/e/euro­pean-ex­pe­ri­encetick­ets-6588291858­3

BREAK­FAST BUF­FET: Sun­day, Nov. 17, 8:30-11:00 am at Saratoga – Wil­ton Elks Lodge # 161, 1 Elks Lane, Rt. 9, Saratoga Springs. Eggs to or­der, Fruit Cock­tail, French Toast / Pan­cakes, Pota­toes, Break­fast Sausage and Ham, Corned Beef Hash, Sausage Gravy and Bis­cuits, Scram­bled Eggs, Eggs Bene­dict, Juice, Cof­fee and Tea. Do­na­tion Re­quested: Adults $9.00, Se­niors(62 Years) and Mil­i­tary (Ac­tive/ Re­tired with ID Card) $8.00, Chil­dren 5—12 $7.00, Un­der 5 Free. Take­outs $9.00. Call (518) 584-2585 for more in­for­ma­tion.

VET­ER­ANS THEMED BREAK­FAST: The Brother­hood of Con­gre­ga­tion Gates

of Heaven will have their next monthly Break­fast-and-A-Speaker Pro­gram on Sun­day, Novem­ber 17. It will be a Vet­eran’s Day theme with guest speaker Dr. Jack Gold, whose topic will be My 1970 Viet­nam Ex­pe­ri­ence: Mem­o­ries in the Med­i­cal Corps. The break­fast is held at the tem­ple lo­cated at 852 Ash­more Av­enue in Sch­enec­tady and be­gins at 10:00 a.m. The fee for break­fast is $5 for non-CGOH Brother­hood mem­bers. The pre­sen­ta­tion be­gins at 10:30 a.m., and is free. This event is open to the pub­lic and no reser­va­tions are needed.

YO­GURT SOAP: Yo­gurt Soap with Chris­tine Eber­hardt. Sun­day Novem­ber 17 1⁄2 day. 1pm-4:30pm. Tu­ition $55. Mem­ber Tu­ition $45. Ma­te­ri­als fee $20. In this class we will be mak­ing a cold pro­cessed soap with yo­gurt. Yo­gurt is as healthy on your skin as it is in your stom­ach. Adding it to soap will help smooth and quench dry skin and keep it glow­ing and nour­ished. Yo­gurt soaps are made with full fat yo­gurt to reap those ben­e­fits. Yo­gurt also has an­tibac­te­rial prop­er­ties. We will dis­cuss nat­u­ral dyes and ad­di­tives which you may wish to in­cor­po­rate in your soap. You will be mak­ing a pound of soap to take home. Adiron­dack Folk School, 51 Main St., Lake Luzerne. (518) 696-2400. www.adiron­dack­folkschool.org.

TIN OR­NA­MENTS: Tin Or­na­ments with Art Thor­man. Sun­day Novem­ber 17, 1⁄2 day. 12pm-4pm. Tu­ition $55. Mem­ber Tu­ition $45. Ma­te­ri­als fee $7. Christ­mas time in the Adiron­dacks is a mag­i­cal time of year. In this tin­smithing class you will make mul­ti­ple fes­tive hol­i­day or­na­ments in a va­ri­ety of de­signs, in­clud­ing ici­cles, spi­rals, snowflakes and an­gels, in ad­di­tion to your own unique de­signs! No pre­vi­ous tin­smithing ex­pe­ri­ence is nec­es­sary in this class. Per­fect for stu­dents 12 and older, this is a great class for the whole fam­ily! Adiron­dack Folk School, 51 Main St., Lake Luzerne. (518) 696-2400. www.adiron­dack­folkschool.org.

THE BIG­GEST LIT­TLE FARM: Sus­tain­able Saratoga & the Saratoga Film Fo­rum are bring­ing The Big­gest Lit­tle Farm to Saratoga for four nights only! Shows start at 7:30 p.m. each night from Thurs­day, Novem­ber 14 through Sun­day, Novem­ber 18. Cost is $10 (get tick­ets in ad­vance https://squareup.com/store/sarato­gafilm-fo­rum-2).

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