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Tues­day, Dec. 10

PIEROGHI SALE: Christ the Sav­ior Church, 349 East­line Rd., Ballston Lake is hold­ing a pieroghi sale on Tues­day, Dec. 10th. 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 Cookie sale Sat. Dec. 14 (11 a.m.-2 p.m.). We will also have a lim­ited amount of stuffed clams for or­der. STORY TIME: Tues­days and Thurs­days, 10am. Chil­dren are in­vited for a story, a fun craft or ac­tiv­ity, and then stick around to so­cial­ize with other fam­i­lies and open play. Schuylervi­lle Pub­lic Li­brary, 52 Ferry St. Schuylervi­lle. (518) 695-6641. SCRAPBOOKI­NG: Tues­day, De­cem­ber 10th, 11am-1pm. Bring a few pho­tos and we will sup­ply the rest, let’s get scrapbooki­ng! Schuylervi­lle Pub­lic Li­brary, 52 Ferry St. Schuylervi­lle. (518) 6956641. LI­BRARY BOARD MEET­ING: Tues­day, De­cem­ber 10th, 7pm. Li­brary Board Meet­ings are open to the pub­lic. Schuylervi­lle Pub­lic Li­brary, 52 Ferry St. Schuylervi­lle. (518) 695-6641. SA­FARI NIGHT: Ever wanted to take a Sa­fari but won­dered how to be­gin? Get all your ques­tions about trav­el­ling to Africa an­swered at a spe­cial free Sa­fari Night on Broad­way in Saratoga Springs. Join us for wine and light fare at Play­bill Travel on Tues­day De­cem­ber 10th in our new of­fices at 517 Broad­way Suite 201 in Saratoga Springs. Doors open at 6:15 PM and an African Travel ex­pert will pro­vide great ad­vice on how to cre­ate the African ad­ven­ture that is just right for you and your fam­ily. Am­ple park­ing be­hind 517 Broad­way ac­cessed from Wal­ton St. or Wood­lawn Ave. RSVP 866455-6789. 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 web­site: WWW.SAM24.SYNTHASITE.COM. OZOBOTS WORK­SHOP: Tues­days, 5:30pm. Ozobots are adorable cod­ing ro­bots, and are so much fun kids won’t even know they are learn­ing the skills to code! Drop ins wel­come. Ends De­cem­ber 17. Schuylervi­lle Pub­lic Li­brary, 52 Ferry St. Schuylervi­lle. (518) 6956641. AF­TER SCHOOL DIY: Tues­days, 3:30pm. Kids are in­vited to join us in mak­ing fun DIY projects. There will be a new project ev­ery week! Ends De­cem­ber 17. Schuylervi­lle Pub­lic Li­brary, 52 Ferry St. Schuylervi­lle. (518) 695-6641. TEN BROECK MAN­SION HOL­I­DAY HOUSE: Tues­day, De­cem­ber 10, 2019- Lec­ture“A Jane Austen Christ­mas” Carlo DeVito. The Al­bany County His­tor­i­cal As­so­ci­a­tion at the Ten Broeck Man­sion, lo­cated at lo­cated at 9 Ten Broeck Place in Al­bany, will host the an­nual Hol­i­day House ac­tiv­i­ties be­gin­ning on Sun­day, De­cem­ber 1 and con­tin­u­ing un­til Sun­day, De­cem­ber 22, 2019. There are many planned events the pub­lic will en­joy in­clud­ing can­dle light tours, a hol­i­day tea, two mu­si­cal per­for­mances, an open house, a lec­ture, and a chil­dren’s story hour. Sin­terk­laas will visit many of the events through­out the month. The Ten Broeck Man­sion is a 222 year old Fed­eral Style home that was built for Abra­ham Ten Broeck and his wife El­iz­a­beth Van Rens­se­laer and fam­ily. It is lov­ingly pre­served by the Al­bany County His­tor­i­cal As­so­ci­a­tion. Dur­ing the hol­i­day sea­son vol­un­teer dec­o­ra­tors from around the Cap­i­tal re­gion trans­form the home into a hol­i­day won­der­land. The dec­o­rat­ing theme this year is “Amer­i­can Trea­sures.” Hand­i­capped ac­ces­si­bil­ity is lim­ited to the first floor. Am­ple park­ing is avail­able be­hind the gar­den which can be ac­cessed from Liv­ingston Av­enue. Please visit the web­site: www.ten­broeck­man­sion.org or call (518) 436-9826 for de­tails and tick­ets.

Wed­nes­day, Dec. 11

PO­ETRY OUT LOUD CON­TEST: Saratoga Springs High School an­nounces a school con­test for Po­etry Out Loud. At 7 p.m. on Dec. 11 more than 20 stu­dents from Saratoga Springs High School will par­tic­i­pate in the Po­etry Out Loud school con­test at Caffè Lena, lo­cated at 47 Phila St. in Saratoga Springs. The win­ner of this com­pe­ti­tion will ad­vance to the Al­bany Re­gion Po­etry Out Loud con­test. The New Yorkcham­pion will ad­vance to the Po­etry Out Loud na­tional fi­nals on April 28-29, 2020 in Washington, DC, where $50,000 in awards and school stipends will be dis­trib­uted. Po­etry Out Loud, pre­sented in part­ner­ship with the Na­tional En­dow­ment for the Arts, and the Po­etry Foun­da­tion, is a na­tional pro­gram that en­cour­ages high school stu­dents to learn about great po­etry— both clas­sic and con­tem­po­rary— through mem­o­riza­tion, per­for­mance, and com­pe­ti­tion. Since the pro­gram be­gan in 2005, more than 3.8 mil­lion stu­dents and 60,000 teach­ers from 16,000 schools across the coun­try have par­tic­i­pated in Po­etry Out Loud. Fea­tured speak­ers and par­tic­i­pants will be Chloe Sova, Damian Ubri­aco and Kate Mullin. At­ten­dancetp Po­etry Out Loud is free and open to the pub­lic, though a $5 dona­tion is ap­pre­ci­ated. For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Damian Ubri­aco at d_ubri­[email protected]­gaschools.org. AU­THOR EVENT: Wed­nes­day, De­cem­ber 11 at 6 pm - Greg Veitch - A Gang­ster’s Par­adise: Saratoga Springs from Pro­hi­bi­tion to Ke­fau­ver. The au­thor, for­mer Saratoga Springs Po­lice Chief - will dis­cuss his new book, in­clud­ing tales of boot­leg­ging, gam­bling and cor­rup­tion from the town’s past. This event is free and open to the pub­lic and will take place at Northshire Book­store at 424 Broad­way in Saratoga Springs. For more in­for­ma­tion on this or other events, call 518-682-4200 or visit the Northshire Book­store web­site at www.northshire.com. HOL­I­DAY MIXER: The Saratoga County Cham­ber of Com­merce will meet for their largest net­work­ing mixer of the year, the Hol­i­day Mixer, from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wed­nes­day, De­cem­ber 11th, 2019, at the Saratoga Springs City Cen­ter, 522 Broad­way, Saratoga Springs. On hand will be hun­dreds of Cham­ber mem­bers look­ing to build con­nec­tions while en­joy­ing food and drinks. Be sure to mark your cal­en­dars for this fes­tive event as you will be sure to gain valu­able con­tacts as you head into the 2020 sea­son. Cost is $10 for mem­bers and $20 for non-mem­bers. ROAST BEEF DIN­NER: 4:30—6:30 pm on Wed­nes­day, De­cem­ber 11 at Saratoga-Wil­ton Elks Lodge #161, 1 Elks Lane, Saratoga Springs. Soup, Roast Beef, 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, Dec. 12

NEW PAR­ENT MEETUP: Ev­ery Thurs­day at 10:30 (no new par­ent meetup on De­cem­ber 26) These events are free and open to the pub­lic and will take place at Northshire Book­store at 424 Broad­way in Saratoga Springs. STORY TIME: Tues­days and Thurs­days, 10am. Chil­dren are in­vited for a story, a fun craft or ac­tiv­ity, and then stick around to so­cial­ize with other fam­i­lies and open play. Schuylervi­lle Pub­lic Li­brary, 52 Ferry St. Schuylervi­lle. (518) 695-6641. 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. AF­TER­NOON ARTISTS: Thurs­day, De­cem­ber 12th, 3:30pm. Come join us in cre­at­ing fun art and other projects. We will cre­ate a new project ev­ery month! Drop ins wel­come. Schuylervi­lle Pub­lic Li­brary, 52 Ferry St. Schuylervi­lle. (518) 695-6641.

Fri­day, Dec. 13

AU­THOR EVENT: Fri­day, De­cem­ber 13 at 10:30 am - Vicki Ad­desso Dodd - ‘Twas the Night Be­fore ChristMOOS­E - The au­thor of the lo­cal fa­vorite “A Moose in My Sta­ble” will join us to share her lat­est. ‘Twas the night be­fore Christ­mas and all through the track, not a crea­ture was stir­ring… ex­cept, Long­shot the Moose!! Join Long­shot and his friends as they give a new twist to a true hol­i­day clas­sic. This event is free and open to the pub­lic and will take place at Northshire Book­store at 424 Broad­way in Saratoga Springs. For more in­for­ma­tion on this or other events, call 518-682-4200 or visit the Northshire Book­store web­site at www.northshire.com. STORY TIME: Ev­ery Fri­day at 10:30 (no story time on De­cem­ber 20 and 27). These events are free and open to the pub­lic and will take place at Northshire Book­store at 424 Broad­way in Saratoga Springs. CHRIST­MAS FAIR: The Saratoga Springs United Methodist Church at 175 5th Ave will be host­ing a Christ­mas Fair on Fri­day De­cem­ber 13th from 10 AM to 7 PM and on Satur­day De­cem­ber 14th from 10 AM to 4 PM. Please come see the lux­u­ri­ous items in Wes­ley’s Trea­sures, shop for home­made crafts and baked goods, browse the Book Nook, pose for a fun fes­tive photo and join in the fun of our Silent Auc­tion. New this year, Stu’s Trav­el­ing Road Show of­fer­ing en­ter­tain­ment ap­praisals of jewelry! LEGO LEAGUE: Fri­days, 3:30pm. Kids are wel­come to come and play with our gi­ant selec­tion of Le­gos! There will be weekly chal­lenges avail­able for in­spi­ra­tion! Schuylervi­lle Pub­lic Li­brary, 52 Ferry St. Schuylervi­lle. (518) 695-6641. PRE-K PLAYDATE: Fri­days, 10am. Stop in for some open play with other fam­i­lies and our wide selec­tion of toys. Schuylervi­lle Pub­lic Li­brary, 52 Ferry St. Schuylervi­lle. (518) 695-6641.

Satur­day, Dec. 14

CHRIST­MAS COOKIE SALE: Christ the Sav­ior Church, 349 East­line Rd., Ballston Lake is hold­ing a Christ­mas Cookie Sale on Satur­day, 14th of De­cem­ber, from 11-2. It will in­clude our home­made cook­ies, borscht by the quart, stuffed cab­bage and lim­ited amount of home­made stuffed clams. For in­for­ma­tion, please call 518-363-0001. COOKIE SALE: Malta Pres­by­te­rian Church An­nual Cookie Sale - We will have a large va­ri­ety of cookie in­clud­ing nut free and gluten free selec­tions as well. Satur­day, De­cem­ber 14, 2019 be­gin­ning at 10:00 am. Malta Pres­by­te­rian Church, 118 Dun­ning St. Malta, NY 12020. HOL­I­DAY COOKIE SALE: The Gal­way United Methodist Church will hold its 27th An­nual Hol­i­day Cookie Sale on Satur­day, De­cem­ber 14, 2019. The GUMC is lo­cated on the corner of Rte. 147 and CR 45 in the Vil­lage of Gal­way. The pub­lic is in­vited to pur­chase hol­i­day treats start­ing at 10 AM un­til sold out. This is the orig­i­nal cookie sale and typ­i­cally fea­tures over 40 va­ri­eties of treats. Come early for the best selec­tion. A va­ri­ety of crafts will be avail­able for sale as well. BOOK FAIR: Academy for Life­long Learn­ing Barnes & No­ble Book Fair at Wil­ton

Square, 3029 State Route 50, Saratoga Springs. Greet Academy mem­bers at the door and re­ceive an Academy voucher. Shop at Barnes & No­ble on Satur­day, De­cem­ber 14 any­time be­tween 9am and 5pm and men­tion the Academy for Life­long Learn­ing. Find more in­for­ma­tion about the Academy for Life­long Learn­ing at www.esc. edu/all or call Jeff Shi­na­man at 587-2100 x2390. CHIL­DREN’S CHRIST­MAS PARTY: The Amer­i­can Le­gion Aux­il­iary Unit 234 will be host­ing the an­nual Chil­dren’s

Christ­mas Party on Dec.14th at 8am.-10:30 am. This will take place at the post home at 23 Pleas­ant Street, Ballston Spa. This event is opened to chil­dren age 12 and un­der. The pub­lic is wel­comed to at­tend.

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