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BREAK­FAST: All you Can Eat Break­fast Buf­fet and Omelet Sta­tion, 8 to 11 a.m. on ev­ery 1st Sun­day of the month, at the Water­ford Knights of Colum­bus Hall, 76 Grace Street, Water­ford. Our buf­fet fea­tur­ing our fa­mous Omelet Sta­tion, Eggs cooked to or­der, Pan­cakes, (plain and blue­berry) French toast, sausage, ba­con, home fries, toast, bagels, pas­tries, cof­fee, tea, or­ange and ap­ple juices, hot choco­late. Take a chance to win the 50/50 draw­ing. Each paid break­fast ticket also en­ters you in a chance to win a free break­fast at a later date. $8.00 adult - $4.00 chil­dren – (Chil­dren un­der 4 free). For more in­for­ma­tion call 518-237-9330.

NEW PAR­ENT MEETUP: New Par­ent Meetup ev­ery Thurs­day in Jan­uary at 10:30 a.m. This event is free and open to the pub­lic and will take place at Northshire Book­store Saratoga, 424 Broad­way in Saratoga Springs. For more in­for­ma­tion call 518-682-4200 or visit the Northshire Book­store web­site at www.northshire. com.

STORY TIME: Story time ev­ery Fri­day in Jan­uary at 10:30 a.m. This event is free and open to the pub­lic and will take place at Northshire Book­store Saratoga, 424 Broad­way. For more in­for­ma­tion call 518-6824200 or visit the Northshire Book­store web­site at www.northshire.com. VOL­UN­TEERS NEEDED: Home Made Theater, Saratoga’s res­i­dent theater com­pany is seek­ing vol­un­teers in all de­part­ments for the sec­ond half of their 20192020 sea­son and be­yond. All those in­ter­ested are in­vited to at­tend a vol­un­teer meet­ing on Satur­day, Jan­uary 18th at 11:00am at the Spa Lit­tle Theater in Saratoga Spa State Park. Home Made Theater’s vol­un­teers work along­side trained pro­fes­sion­als, learn­ing the be­hind the scenes as­pects of theater from set con­struc­tion and stage crew, to ush­er­ing and fundrais­ing. What­ever your avail­abil­ity and ex­pe­ri­ence, Home Made Theater has a place for ev­ery­one to vol­un­teer. Some jobs re­quire only a cou­ple hours’ time for a cou­ple of hands, while oth­ers re­quire a large num­ber of hours with many peo­ple. Home Made Theater’s staff, board of di­rec­tors, and sea­soned vol­un­teers are happy to teach you any­thing you need to know. The sec­ond half of Home Made Theater’s cur­rent sea­son will in­clude mys­tery mas­ter Fred­er­ick Knott’s Dial M for Mur­der in Fe­bru­ary, and the 2015 Tony Award win­ner for Best Play, Si­mon Stephens’ The Cu­ri­ous In­ci­dent of the Dog in the Night-Time, based on the best­selling novel, in April/ May. For more in­for­ma­tion, call (518) 587-4427 or email chris­[email protected]­madethe­ater.org. If you can­not at­tend, but are in­ter­ested in vol­un­teer­ing, you can find more in­for­ma­tion and a vol­un­teer form you can fill out at the web­site, www. home­madethe­ater.org.

FILM FEST CALL FOR EN­TRIES: Farm Film Fest 12 seeks en­tries for its an­nual film fes­ti­val on Sun­day, March 15 at the Cran­dell Theatre in Chatham, NY. Dead­line for sub­mis­sion is Fe­bru­ary 14. Films should be sub­mit­ted in DVD or dig­i­tal for­mat and may run from 5 to 20 min­utes in length. DVDs may be sent to: Farm Film Fest 12, c/o The Cran­dell Theatre, PO Box 305, Chatham, NY, 12037. Dig­i­tal links may be sent to mg­[email protected] or film­[email protected] Sub­mis­sion re­quire­ments and forms are avail­able at farm­film­fest.org. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 518-9294692.

FE­BRU­ARY BREAK DRAMA CAMP: Fe­bru­ary Break Drama Camp at the Malta Com­mu­nity Cen­ter is now open to stu­dents ages 7-15! All campers will be in­volved in char­ac­ter se­lec­tion, cos­tum­ing, act­ing and per­form­ing our work for in­vited guests the last day of class! Older ac­tors will also have the op­por­tu­nity to learn back­stage and stage man­age­ment skills (if in­ter­ested). Camp also in­cludes theater games, crafts, act­ing skills and fun! This camp, headed by Malta’s Artis­tic Di­rec­tor El­yse Young, runs Tues­day-Fri­day Feb 18-21 from 9:00am-3:00pm. Call the Malta Com­mu­nity Cen­ter at (518) 899- 4411 for ad­di­tional in­for­ma­tion or reg­is­ter on­line at www.Mal­taPark­sRec.com.

UPK EN­ROLL­MENT: The Ball­ston Spa Cen­tral School District is cur­rently en­rolling stu­dents for its Univer­sal Prekinder­garten Pro­gram for the 2020-2021 school year. An el­i­gi­ble child is a child who re­sides within the school district and who is four years of age on or be­fore De­cem­ber 1, 2020. A child who is age-el­i­gi­ble to at­tend kinder­garten is not el­i­gi­ble for the UPK pro­gram.

Agen­cies that pro­vide the Univer­sal Prekinder­garten Pro­gram for the district are the YMCA Malta Child­care Cen­ter, the Saratoga County Equal Op­por­tu­nity Cen­ter Head Start pro­gram at Gor­don Creek El­e­men­tary School, and the Ball­ston Area Com­mu­nity Cen­ter.

To ap­ply to en­roll a child at the YMCA Malta Child­care Cen­ter, con­tact Jenna Graber at (518) 583-4342. To ap­ply to en­roll a child at the Saratoga County EOC Head Start pro­gram, con­tact Lina Sanchez at (518) 884-7270, ext. 3484. To ap­ply to en­roll a child at the Ball­ston Area Com­mu­nity Cen­ter, con­tact Kathi Leigh at (518) 885-3261, ext. 16. The ap­pli­ca­tion packet is avail­able on the BSCSD web­site or through the UPK agen­cies. The ap­pli­ca­tion dead­line is Jan­uary 31, 2020. Par­ents/guardians will be no­ti­fied in writ­ing at the end of Fe­bru­ary of place­ment de­ci­sions. For any other ques­tions re­gard­ing the pro­gram, please con­tact the Ball­ston Spa Cen­tral School District’s Of­fice of Cur­ricu­lum, In­struc­tion, and As­sess­ment at (518) 884-7195, ext. 1330. For ad­di­tional in­for­ma­tion, visit the district’s Univer­sal Prekinder­garten Pro­gram web­page via www. bscsd.org.

AARP/TAXAIDE SER­VICES: The AARP TaxAide pro­gram will be­gin pro­vid­ing free tax prepa­ra­tion ser­vices for low and mod­er­ate in­come res­i­dents in Saratoga, Wash­ing­ton and War­ren Coun­ties. The TaxAide pro­gram is spon­sored by the AARP Foun­da­tion in co­op­er­a­tion with the IRS. TaxAide pre­par­ers are trained in fed­eral and state tax

reg­u­la­tions and are cer­ti­fied by the IRS. FREE tax prepa­ra­tion ser­vices will be avail­able from Fe­bru­ary 1 through April 15. To find the lo­ca­tion near­est you, go to www.aarp.org/find­tax­help or call 1-888-2277669 for as­sis­tance.

SEEK­ING DO­NA­TIONS FOR TROOPS: Cap­i­tal Re­gion NY 2 Blue Star Moth­ers of Amer­ica reg­u­larly sends Free­dom Boxes to our de­ployed troops. The group is al­ways seek­ing do­na­tions, which can be dropped off at the Half­moon Town Hall, lo­cated at 2 Half­moon Town Plaza in Half­moon. Items needed in­clude snacks, cof­fee, toi­letries and more. For ad­di­tional in­for­ma­tion please visit www.cap­i­tal­re­gion2bsm.org.

ART EX­HI­BI­TION: North Coun­try ARTS is ex­cited to an­nounce their new­est ex­hi­bi­tion - The Sweet­heart Deal - fea­tur­ing pieces from renowned lo­cal artists for $99 or less, at their main gallery in­side The Shirt Fac­tory build­ing in Glens Falls, NY (71 Lawrence Street, suite #114). Ex­hi­bi­tion runs Jan. 11th - Feb. 28th. Gallery is open Thurs­day - Satur­day, 12:30pm - 4:30pm weekly. The gallery will also be hold­ing a The Sweet­heart Deal Ex­hi­bi­tion Re­cep­tion on Satur­day, Jan. 11th, 5:00pm - 7:00pm! En­joy light re­fresh­ments and min­gle with the artists them­selves as you en­joy all the work in the col­lec­tion! And their new Batik and Fiber Ex­hi­bi­tion will be on dis­play at their 2nd Floor Gallery at City Hall lo­ca­tion in Glens Falls, NY(42 Ridge Street), fea­tur­ing work by Carol Law Con­klin & Kris Greg­son Moss! Ex­hi­bi­tion runs Jan. 6th - Feb. 14th. 2nd Floor Gallery is open to the pub­lic Mon­day - Fri­day, 9am - 4pm weekly.

GAL­WAY PTSA DANCE: Gal­way PTSA is ac­cept­ing reg­is­tra­tions for our Spring Ses­sion for dance classes. Classes be­gin ei­ther Tues­day Jan. 14 or Wed­nes­day Jan. 15 and are held in the lower level of Gal­way Cen­tral School. Classes are open to any stu­dent age 4 grade 12 that re­sides in the district. To reg­is­ter please click on the fol­low­ing link: https://spring-dance-reg­is­tra­tions-2020.ched­darup. com or for more in­for­ma­tion please email us at gal­waypt­[email protected] PI­LATES CLASSES: New Year, New ses­sion of Pi­lates classes! Did you make a New Year’s res­o­lu­tion to ex­er­cise more??? If so, Pi­lates might be a good ad­di­tion to your ex­er­cise reg­i­men. Pi­lates is a series of non- car­dio ex­er­cises in­tended to in­crease flex­i­bil­ity, core strength and it length­ens, de­fines and sculpts mus­cles. Two ses­sions will be of­fered at the Gal­way United Methodist Church at the junc­tion of Rte 147 and CR 45. Mon­days, 5:15-6:15, be­gin­ning Jan­uary 6 and runs for 6 weeks. This is rec­om­mended for those with pre­vi­ous ex­pe­ri­ence. Wed­nes­days, 5:15-6:15, be­gin­ning Jan­uary 8 and runs for 6 weeks. This is suit­able for all lev­els. No ex­pe­ri­ence nec­es­sary. Par­tic­i­pants should bring a yoga sticky mat and wa­ter. For more in­for­ma­tion call cer­ti­fied in­struc­tor, Sharyn Kalinkewic­z at 518-882-9520.

THEATER AU­DI­TIONS: Gal­way Play­ers Au­di­tions for An­nie The Mu­si­cal. Au­di­tions: Jan­uary 19. 1:00pm - Au­di­tions for An­nie and Or­phans. 3:00pm—Au­di­tions for all adult and teen roles. Fi­nal­ists for the role of An­nie may be asked to stay dur­ing the 3:00pm au­di­tion times­lot. Gal­way High School Au­di­to­rium 5317 Sa­can­daga Rd. Gal­way, NY

Per­for­mance Dates: Satur­day, April 25th at 7pm Sun­day, April 26th at 2pm. Re­hearsals take place on Sun­days from 1pm-6pm. For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact Lisa Hunter: [email protected] Visit our web­site for ad­di­tional au­di­tion in­for­ma­tion: www.gal­way­play­ers.org.

FISH FRY FRI­DAY: Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club at 121 NY-32 in Vic­tory Mills will host Fish Fry Fri­day from 4:30 - 7:00PM ev­ery Fri­day through April 10, 2020. All are wel­come, mem­bers and non­mem­bers. Menu: Fish Fry, Chicken Fry, Clam Fry, Pop­corn Shrimp Fry, Buf­falo Shrimp, Chow­der, ask about our ex­tra’s and bev­er­ages. You are wel­come to eat in at our club house, or call ahead for take out. For more in­for­ma­tion call 518695-3917.

DIN­ING WITH DI­A­BETES: Din­ing with Di­a­betes, a pro­gram for peo­ple with di­a­betes or pre­di­a­betes and their fam­ily mem­bers is be­ing of­fered by Cor­nell Co­op­er­a­tive Ex­ten­sion at the Clifton Park/Half­moon Li­brary, Mon­days, Jan­uary 13, 20 and 27, 1:00-2:30 pm, and at the Saratoga Springs Li­brary, Thurs­days, Jan­uary 16, 23 and 30, 12:001:30 pm. Reg­is­ter at the li­brary web­site: cphli­brary. org, or sspl.org. Th­ese free pro­grams are spon­sored by the CPH Li­brary and the Saratoga Springs Lions Club re­spec­tively. Par­tic­i­pants will learn how to fit car­bo­hy­drates into a healthy menu, ef­fec­tively use food la­bels, choose meals at a restau­rant and adopt other healthy habits to help man­age di­a­betes through healthy eat­ing. Recipe demon­stra­tion and sam­ples pro­vided. For pro­gram de­tails call Diane Whit­ten at Cor­nell Co­op­er­a­tive Ex­ten­sion, 518-8858995.

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