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Sun­day, Nov. 17 SARATOGA HOL­I­DAY ARTS FAIR: Art­ful gifts and fine arts and crafts , free kids art project, dance, live mu­sic, food. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sun­day, Nov. 17 at the Na­tional Mu­seum of Dance, 99 S. Broad­way, Saratoga Springs. Ad­mis­sion is free witha food item or $3 sug­gested do­na­tion to sup­port a lo­cal food pantry. Gor­donFineArt­

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-the-mu­si­cians 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 to­pean-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.adiron­dack­

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.adiron­dack­

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 ad­vance­fo­rum-2).

Mon­day, Nov. 18 NON­PROFIT TABLE­TOP IN­FOR­MA­TION FAIR: In this sea­son of giv­ing- learn how you can make a pos­i­tive im­pact in the South­ern Saratoga Com­mu­nity! Join us on Novem­ber 18 to learn about all the dif­fer­ent ways you, your fam­ily, friends and co-work­ers can get in­volved in the com­mu­nity; whether help­ing out a cou­ple of times a year or be­com­ing a star vol­un­teer! Meet rep­re­sen­ta­tives with the lead­ing lo­cal non­profit and char­i­ta­ble or­ga­ni­za­tions and find out about all the ex­cit­ing op­por­tu­ni­ties avail­able! En­joy spe­cial prize draw­ings and tasty snacks! A fam­ily friendly event. 4:30 - 6:30 pm on Mon­day, Nov. 18 at Clifton Park- Halfmoon Pub­lic Li­brary, 475 Moe Road, Clifton Park. No cost to at­tend. Open to the pub­lic- all are wel­come!

MALTA MEET­ING: The His­toric Preser­va­tion Re­view Com­mis­sion will be hold­ing their monthly meet­ing at the Town of Malta Com­mu­nity Cen­ter, 1 Bay­berry Drive in Room 106 on Novem­ber 18, 2019 @ 6:30pm.

BEEKEEPING CLUB MEET­ING: The South­ern Adiron­dack Bee­keep­ers As­so­ci­a­tion (SABA) will meet on Mon­day, Nov. 18, from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm at 50 West High Street in Ball­ston Spa. Maryann Fra­zier will speak about her ex­pe­ri­ence with bee­keep­ers in Kenya. Lo­cal mem­bers will bring their honey for a honey tast­ing. The South­ern Adiron­dack Bee­keep­ers As­so­ci­a­tion (SABA), lo­cated in east­ern New York, pro­motes and sup­ports the in­ter­ests of bee­keep­ers, both hob­by­ists and com­mer­cial, with ed­u­ca­tional and so­cial ac­tiv­i­ties. Coun­ties served in­clude Al­bany, Ful­ton, Mont­gomery, Rens­se­laer, Saratoga, Sch­enec­tady, Schoharie, War­ren, and Wash­ing­ton. Visit www.adiron­dack­ for in­for­ma­tion about the or­ga­ni­za­tion, meet­ings, classes, and other pro­gram­ming.

IN­SIDE NXIVM: Jour­nal­ist Chet Hardin Looks “In­side NXIVM” at The Sanc­tu­ary for In­de­pen­dent Me­dia. Award­win­ning jour­nal­ist (and for­mer Cap­i­tal Re­gion res­i­dent) Chet Hardin talks about NXIVM and his ground­break­ing in­ves­tiga­tive work for the newsweekly Metroland as well as his new book, “The Pro­gram: In­side the Mind of Keith Raniere and the Rise and Fall of NXIVM” (co-au­thored with NXIVM survivor Toni Natalie), at The Sanc­tu­ary for In­de­pen­dent Me­dia (3361 6th Av­enue in Troy) on Mon­day, Novem­ber 18 at 7 PM. Ad­mis­sion to the event is by do­na­tion ($10 sug­gested, $5 stu­dent/low in­come). At the same lo­ca­tion from 4:306 PM, Chet Hardin will also be con­duct­ing a Be The Me­dia! work­shop (open to the pub­lic by do­na­tion) on the nuts and bolts of in­ves­tiga­tive jour­nal­ism. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit­di­a­sanc­tu­ or call (518) 272-2390. Book web­site: http://www. the­fallofnx­

Tues­day, Nov. 19 AR­CHAE­OL­OGY TALK: Ar­chae­ol­o­gist David Moyer will give a talk about an ar­chae­o­log­i­cal ex­ca­va­tion of 18th and 19th cen­tury oc­cu­pa­tions in the Vil­lage of Clifton Park. Tues­day, Novem­ber 19th, 7PM, Grooms Tav­ern, 290 Sugar Hill Rd., Rex­ford, NY. Sponsored by the Auringer Seelye Chap­ter of the NYS Ar­chae­o­log­i­cal As­so­ci­a­tion. For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion call or email Ber­nadette (518) 9283328, bp­gia­r­[email protected]­

GREEN­FIELD HIS­TOR­I­CAL SO­CI­ETY: The Town of Green­field His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety will hold its Novem­ber meet­ing on Tues­day the 19th at 7:00 pm, at the Green­field Com­mu­nity Cen­ter,25 Wil­ton Road. Our speaker will be Joseph Zarzyn­ski. The topic of his talk will be The Tale of the Dis­mem­bered 1757 Fort Wil­liam Henry Ship­wreck. Mr. Zarzyn­ski will also have copies of his new book avail­able Ghost Fleet Awak­ened: Lake Ge­orge’s Sunken Bateaux of 1758. The pub­lic is wel­come to at­tend.

Wed­nes­day, Nov. 20 CHAM­BER MIXER: The Saratoga County Cham­ber of Com­merce will meet for their Novem­ber Ori­en­ta­tion & Mixer at Saratoga Ea­gle Sales & Ser­vice, 45 Du­plainville Rd., Saratoga Springs on Wed­nes­day, Novem­ber 20th. Join your fel­low cham­ber mem­bers for an evening of net­work­ing while en­joy­ing food and drinks as we wel­come in the hol­i­day sea­son. Im­me­di­ately be­fore the mixer there will be a mem­ber ori­en­ta­tion, 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. The mixer will run from 5:00 to 6:30 right after. Cost is $5 to at­tend.

CEN­SUS MEETUP: Three or­ga­ni­za­tions spon­sor U.S. Cen­sus in­for­ma­tional event - The League of Women Vot­ers of Saratoga County will host Lisa Moore, as­sis­tant re­gional cen­sus man­ager of the U.S. Cen­sus Bureau’s Part­ner­ship Pro­gram, at a Meet Up on Wed­nes­day, Nov. 20. MLK Saratoga and Saratoga Im­mi­gra­tion Coali­tion are co-spon­sor­ing this event, to be held from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Com­mu­nity Room of the Adiron­dack Trust Mabee Build­ing, 31 Church St., Saratoga Springs. En­trance is off the top level of the ad­ja­cent park­ing garage on Wood­lawn Av­enue. There is no charge for this pub­lic event. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Cherie Grey at Cj­[email protected]

IN­DE­PEN­DENT LIV­ING: A pro­gram on in­de­pen­dent liv­ing with ag­ing vi­sion will be held on Wed­nes­day Nov 20th at 10 a.m. in the Clifton Park Halfmoon Li­brary. Lisa Jor­dan, Co­or­di­na­tor of Out­reach Ser­vices and Mar­ket­ing, North­east­ern As­so­ci­a­tion of the Blind at Al­bany (NABA) will dis­cuss the four lead­ing causes of vi­sion loss in older adults, early warn­ing signs, adap­tive sup­port strate­gies and avail­able re­sources in­clud­ing vi­sion re­ha­bil­i­ta­tion and adap­tive aids. An ac­tiv­ity to sim­u­late the changes in vi­sion will be part of the class to bet­ter un­der­stand what your spouse, friend or loved one is ex­pe­ri­enc­ing. The pro­gram is pre­sented through the Al­bany Guardian So­ci­ety and is co-sponsored by the Li­brary, Shenen­de­howa Neigh­bors Con­nect­ing and the Se­nior Ser­vices Com­mit­tee of CAP­TAIN/CHS as part of a se­ries of pro­grams of in­ter­est to area se­niors.

LEAGUE MEET UP: Cen­sus man­ager to speak about 2020 process, jobs and

timetable. The League of Women Vot­ers of Saratoga County will host Lisa Moore, as­sis­tant re­gional cen­sus man­ager of the U.S. Cen­sus Bureau’s Part­ner­ship Pro­gram, at a Meet Up on Wed­nes­day, Nov. 20. Saratoga Im­mi­gra­tion Coali­tion is co-spon­sor­ing this event, to be held from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Com­mu­nity Room of the Adiron­dack Trust Mabee Build­ing, 31 Church St., Saratoga Springs. En­trance is off the top level of the ad­ja­cent park­ing garage on Wood­lawn Av­enue. There is no charge for this pub­lic event. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Cherie Grey at Cj­[email protected]

LUNCHTIME MEDITATION: at the Saratoga Springs Pub­lic Li­brary with Pierre Zim­mer­man, 49 Henry St, first and third Wed­nes­day each month (12:30pm). Drop-ins wel­come. Free and open to all.

TUR­KEY DIN­NER: 4:30— 6:30 pm on Wed­nes­day, Nov. 20 at Saratoga-Wil­ton Elks Lodge #161, 1 Elks Lane, Saratoga Springs. Soup, Roast Tur­key, Bread Stuff­ing, Cran­berry Sauce, Mashed Pota­toes, Veg­etable, Tossed Salad, Bread and But­ter, Dessert, Cof­fee and Tea. Do­na­tion Re­quested: Adults $12.00, Se­niors and Mil­i­tary (Ac­tive/Re­tired with ID card) $11.00, Chil­dren 5—12 $8.00, Un­der 5 Free. Take­outs $12.00. Cash Bar Avail­able. Thurs­day, Nov. 21

TRAVEL TALK: Jour­ney to Tahiti and French Poly­ne­sia. Rob Fis­cher joins us once more to present one of his ex­cit­ing travel videos. The des­ti­na­tion this time... Tahiti! Ex­pe­ri­ence French Poly­ne­sian cul­ture while sail­ing in a four-masted schooner to the So­ci­ety and Tuamotu Is­lands of French Poly­ne­sia. Ex­plore the rich ecosys­tems and snor­kel­ing in the clear turquoise la­goons with col­or­ful fish, all set to the mu­sic of the is­lands. No reg­is­tra­tion re­quired. Noon on Thurs­day, Nov. 21 at Saratoga Springs Pub­lic Li­brary’s H. Dutcher Com­mu­nity Room.

HUD­SON RIVER SCHOOL PRE­SEN­TA­TION: Pa­trick Sten­shorn will present “The Hud­son River School and Amer­i­can En­vi­ron­men­tal­ism” on Thurs­day, Nov. 21 at 7:00 p.m. at the Saratoga Springs Pub­lic Li­brary on Henry Street in down­town Saratoga Springs.

This pro­gram will pro­vide in­sights into the Hud­son River School and its im­pact on the con­ser­va­tion move­ments of the late 19th and 20th cen­turies. Sten­shorn is the di­rec­tor of in­ter­pre­tive pro­grams at the Al­bany In­sti­tute of His­tory and Art. This pro­gram is sponsored by the South­ern Adiron­dack Audubon So­ci­ety and the Glens Falls-Saratoga Chap­ter of the Adiron­dack Moun­tain Club. The pro­gram is free and open to the pub­lic.

HIS­TORY LEC­TURE: The Saratoga County His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety, as part of their Long Room Lec­ture Se­ries, will present a pro­gram en­ti­tled “His­tor­i­cal Fic­tion and Fic­tional His­tory: Trans­lat­ing the Past in James Fen­i­more Cooper’s The Last of the Mo­hi­cans” on Thurs­day, Novem­ber 21 th at 7 PM at Brook­side Mu­seum, 6 Charl­ton Street, Ball­ston Spa. Elaina Frulla, of SUNY Al­bany will dis­cuss how the time Cooper spent in Ball­ston Spa amidst the so­cio-po­lit­i­cal cli­mate of the 1820’s in­flu­enced his de­pic­tion of the he­roes and vil­lains of The Last of the Mo­hi­cans, set dur­ing the French and In­dian War, 70 years ear­lier. Free pro­gram, do­na­tions ac­cepted. For more in­for­ma­tion on the His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety or the His­tory Roundtable mis­sion, pro­grams and ac­tiv­i­ties, please visit brook­side­mu­ or sarato­ga­coun­ty­his­to­ry­

AU­THOR EVENT: Thurs­day, Novem­ber 21 at 6 pm – Yaddo Presents Adam Platt - The Book of Eat­ing: Ad­ven­tures in Pro­fes­sional Glut­tony. James Beard Award-win­ning food critic Adam Platt will dis­cuss his new book with Yaddo Pres­i­dent Elaina Richard­son. The Book of Eat­ing is a wildly hi­lar­i­ous & ir­rev­er­ent mem­oir of a globe-trot­ting life lived meal-to-meal. Northshire Book­store is lo­cated at 424 Broad­way in Saratoga Springs. For more in­for­ma­tion call 518682-4200 or visit

CAR­ING FOR OUR COM­MU­NITY: Ev­ery­one is wel­come to join Mas­ter of Cer­e­monies and WNYT News An­chor Benita Zahn and the Gate­way House of Peace Fam­ily as we cel­e­brate 6 Years of Car­ing for our Com­mu­nity. This an­nual event will be held on Thurs­day Novem­ber 21, 2019 from 6 -9 PM at Longfel­lows Restau­rant in Saratoga Springs, NY. The evening in­cludes a plated din­ner, wine pull, silent auc­tion, and raf­fles. Tick­ets may be pur­chased on line at gate­way­house­of­ or

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