Events 09.26.19

Around Troy

Call Now For Oakwood By Lantern Light: A Living History Tour

Back by popular demand! This tour goes deep into Oakwood after dark with the glow of lanterns and luminaries to light the way. Experienced guides will lead us on a 1.5 mile walk to select gravesites. We will encounter historic interpreters in period clothing who will share their amazing stories. Almost all are different from the ‘residents’ we met on last year’s tour, including General John Wool and his wife, engineer Thomas Knickerbocker, and Ann Cluett.

Saturday September 28th

We have 4 time slots with a limit of 25 people per slot: 5:45pm, 6:00, 6:15 (and 6:30 which is already sold out.)

$20.pp Must be Paid In Advance. Call 518-328-0090 to reserve. Please speak clearly. Leave your name, phone, how many people and desired time slot. Your reservation will not be honored until we receive your payment in full.

If you are paying by credit card, do NOT leave your card number in your voice message. Someone will call you back for those details. If paying by check, make it payable to the Friends of Oakwood and indicate the tour name in the memo. You can come to the office during regular office hours with your credit card or to drop off your check. Or you can mail checks to:

Oakwood Cemetery

50 – 101st Street

Troy, NY 12180

Spaces are filling fast. Call today if you want to see this popular tour.

Dress for outdoor walking and bring a flashlight.

Thank You for your support.

At Your Library

Berlin Free Town Library

Berlin Free Town Library is pleased to announce our annual Book and Bake Sale. It will be held on Saturday, September 28 from 10 am to 1 pm. We have many gently used paperbacks and hard cover books for sale. Romance and mystery novels, cookbooks, children’s books and many more. The proceeds from this sale are used to fund events and programs that we put on throughout the year. After you have loaded up your bag with books, stop on by the baked goods table. I’m sure you can find something for your sweet tooth. We are located at 47 S. Main Street in Berlin, NY. Like us on Facebook for updates.

Nassau Free Library Programs

Storytime: Every Wednesday @ 10:30am- Join us for stories, songs & crafts geared towards our youngest friends.

Yoga: Sat. 9/28 10:30am

Fitness Fusion: Thurs. 9/26 6pm

Census 2020 Information Session: Mon. 9/30 3pm The 2020 Census is fast approaching! Responding is easy, safe—and important. Help your community count & attend this 2020 Census presentation.

Teen Cafe: Mon. 9/30 6-8pm-Teens can hang out in our new teen area! We’ll have games, crafts, tea, hot cocoa, and snacks. Pop in the check out the new TEEN space! 11+

Ukulele Lessons: Tues. 10/8, 10/15, 10/22, 10/29 6:30pm- This four-class introductory course is designed to get you started on the ukulele. A suggested donation of $20 to the library will help to offset the cost of the program. Please call the library to register. Attending all 4 classes is required for registration. Bring your own ukulele. Ages 12+

Library Writing Center: Are you writing for pleasure, school, or business? We can help you through the writing process: pre-writing, revising, and/or citing sources. Please call the library to reserve a one-half hour time slot Tuesdays from 2-5 PM. Bring what you’ve written in printed form, a USB, or on your laptop computer. Ages 14 and older.

Library Computer Skills Lab: So, you finally got a laptop computer! Now you aren’t sure how to create a document or a spreadsheet. Call the library to sign up for a one-half hour session on Thursdays from 2-5 PM to learn basic computer skills for success. Bring your laptop computer with you to the session or use one of ours. Ages 18 and older.

Visit us on Facebook and the web at www.nassaufreelibrary.org (518)766-2715

The Nassau Free Library is located at 18 Church St. Nassau, NY 12123.

East Greenbush Community Library 9/26-10/3

10 Community Way, East Greenbush. 518-477-7476 or www.eastgreenbushlibrary.org

*Events with an asterisk require Registration.

9/26: Food For Thought Cookbook Club: Harvest Herb Presentation, 6pm

9/27: Adult Open Recreation, 9:30am-2:30pm;

9/28: Flu Shot Clinic, 10am-2pm. Covered by most health insurance; bring your card. No registration necessary.

9/29: Triskele in Concert*, 2pm

9/30: English as a New Language, 9:30-12:30pm; League of Women Voters Environmental Speakers Series: Taking Community Level Action to Address Environmental Issues*, 7pm

10/1: Drop-In Tuesday Tech Time, 4-6pm; Mat Yoga with Camie*, 5:30pm

10/2: English as a New Language, 9:30-12:30pm; 30-Minute Genealogy Appointments*, 5-7:30pm

10/3: Cord-Cutting 101*, 6:30pm

We’re not DQ but we sure do have great Sundays!

If you’re looking for the inside scoop on faith, then come worship at the Church by the Lake. Snyder’s Lake Community Church offers a non-denominational, Christian service rooted in the Gospel and family values. Join us every Sunday at our 10am worship service located at 24 Camp Scully Way, Wynantskill. Some things are just mint to be!

Events at Castleton Public Library, 9/29-10/5

Located at 85 S. Main St., Castleton, NY 12033

All events are free. Questions? Call 518-732-0879.

Computer Basics

Learn the basics of using a computer or other device in a one-on-one session. Appointment required; call 518-732-0879.

Mend-A-Bear

Make an appointment for free repair of your stuffed animal or dog toy! Call 518-369-2488 for appointment.

Monday Mile Community Walk – Monday, September 30, 5:00pm

Location: Intersection of Main Street and Scott Avenue

Weather permitting. All ages (age 10 & under must be accompanied by adult).

Visit with Eddy Alzheimer Services – Tuesday, October 1, 2:00-4:00pm

Are you a caregiver for someone with dementia? Drop in to talk with social workers from Eddy Alzheimer’s Services. Learn about the Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Initiative, which provides free resources & support to caregivers.

Pajama Storytime – Tuesday, October 1, 6:00pm

Feel free to wear your pajamas or bring a stuffed animal to this evening storytime! Ages birth-8.

Fun Fall Crafts – Wednesday, October 2, 3:00-7:00pm

Celebrate the fall by making a special craft to decorate your home!

Learn & Play Storytime – Thursday, October 3, 10:30am

Children from birth to age 5 are invited to enjoy stories, rhymes, music, and movement while building early literacy and motor skills! Join us every Thursday for fun and learning.

Early Literacy Playtime – Friday, October 4, 10:00-11:00am

Drop in playtime for children ages birth-5 to strengthen early literacy skills while playing.

Perler Bead Crafts – Saturday, October 5, 10:00am-4:00pm

Come make something awesome out of perler beads!

Sand Lake Town Library Events

Storytime – Thursdays at 11:30am. Learn early literacy skills and strategies with your pre-schooler while enjoying stories, rhymes and a simple craft. Learn about the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten Program while you are here.

Pre-school Playtime – Friday, September 27 at 11am. Drop in with your pre-schooler to meet and play with other pre-schoolers. We have duplo blocks, Potato Heads, and more.

Artist Reception – Tuesday, October 1, 11:30 – 1pm. Meet the artists from Brunswick Center and learn about the art in their latest showcase, “Pieces of my Heart.” Light refreshments will be provided.

Stretch & Strengthen – New Day: Wednesdays at 11:15am. Gently stretch and strengthen your muscles. Bring a yoga mat or large towel and wear comfortable clothes.

Book Club – Wednesday, October 2, 7pm – Join our lively discussion of “Autumn” by Ali Smith.

Astronomy Day – Saturday, October 5 is the fall date for Astronomy Day. Drop in to learn the difference between a terrestrial and an astronomical telescope, view a mini planetarium, and make star-related crafts.

Savvy Medicare Planning – Wednesday, October 9, 6 – 7pm. Learn the basics of medicare as part of your retirement planning. It’s never too early to start preparing.

Cuisine

Troy Elks September Dinners

134 N. Greenbush Rd. • 518-283-1193

We need your support as customers at our September fund raisers so we can continue to best/serve our community.

Friday Night Dinners $12.00 Serving 5pm-7:30pm

Includes salad, coffee/tea & dessert.

September 27th – BR/FR Haddock & Pork Chop Dinners

Women’s Guild of St. Michael’s

The Women’s Guild of St. Michael’s Church, Williams Road, in North Greenbush, NY is sponsoring a Giuliano’s barbeque Friday, September 27 from 4:00 – 6:00. The cost is $12.00 and it includes ½ chicken, baked potato, corn on the cob, coleslaw, roll and a homemade brownie. Drive through only. Dinners should be pre-ordered by Sunday, September 22nd. Drive up orders will be available on a first come, first-served basis. For tickets call Ann at 283-8714 or Maureen at 782-1860.

A portion of these proceeds will help defray the cost of shipping boxes to the military over seas and in hospitals, and to purchase bingo prizes for the veterans at the Albany Veterans Administration Hospital.

Oktoberfest Brings Bavaria to Nassau

Nassau’s Village Beautification Committee presents a traditional Oktoberfest celebration on Sunday, September 29th at the Village Commons Park on John Street, just off US Route 20. The event runs from 12 noon until 4 p.m. and features traditional German foods, beverages and entertainment.

Inspired by European harvest festivals, the Oktoberfest menu will include a variety of tasty treats including an array of locally-made German sausages, vegan bratwurst, imported German sauerkraut, potato salad and made-as-you-watch potato pancakes. All foods area available for take-out.

What’s an Oktoberfest without good beer? That question is answered with a selection of fresh and local ales from Nassau’s own S & S Farm Brewery. Brewing at the historic Sanford Farm on Jefferson Hill Road, this young, vibrant team brings a breath of fresh air into the local craft beer scene. Even Bavarian’s agree “fresh beer is the best beer.”

Musical entertainment will feature Nassau’s own Bavarian Barons, a traditional German brass band founded in the village over 50 years ago. With a lively program of polkas, waltzes and marches the group has a long history of entertaining the public throughout New York and New England.

Admission is free and will take place under tents rain or shine. Guests may bring their own lawn chairs if they wish. For additional information go to www.Nassau12123.com or call (518) 766-2291.

Giving Back

EG Kiwanis Dining to Donate

The Kiwanis Club of East Greenbush is sponsoring a “Dining to Donate” evening at the Recovery Sports Grill, 279 Troy Road Rensselaer, on Thursday, September 26th from 5-9 PM. The Recovery Sports Grill will generously donate 15% of each check accompanied by a coupon to our organization. Monies collected will benefit Our Clubs efforts with our local projects including The Vanderheyden, The Miracle League, Kamp Kiwanis, Ronald McDonald House, EGB Library Halloween Party, Ovarian Cancer speaker, and many more. Please mark your calendars now to participate in this fundraiser to support our community and our children. Coiupons are available at Gettysburg Flag Works, M-F, 9-5.

Angel Names Association Annual Memorial Walk

Angel Names Association (ANA) will hold its 14th Annual Memorial Walk on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at the Saratoga State Spa Park in Saratoga Springs, NY. The walk is being held in recognition of National Pregnancy Loss and Infant Death Awareness month.

Registration begins at 12:00 pm and the walk will follow at 1:15 pm. The day includes children’s activities, light refreshments and prizes. Everyone is welcomed to attend this uplifting, free family event to walk and raise awareness of stillbirth, pregnancy loss and infant death.

For additional information, visit www.angelnames.org, contact Michelle Mosca at mgmosca@nullmsn.com or visit our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/angelnamesassociation/.

Come walk with us on September 28, 2019

NAMI Rensselaer Family to Family program

NAMI Captial Region NY, the local organization of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, will offer it’s NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program for the fall, beginning September 30th 2019. It will be held on Mondays at 6-8:30 pm at 420 New Scotland Ave, Albany.

NAMI Family-to-Family is a free, 12 session education program for family, partners, friends and significant others of adults living with mental illness. The course is designed to help all family members understand and support their loved one living with mental illness, while maintaining their own well-being. The course includes information on illnesses such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, major depression and other mental health conditions. Thousands of families describe the program as life-changing. The program is taught by trained teachers who are also family members and know what it is like to have a loved one living with mental illness.

To register, please contact: Jeff Kellert at jmk82652@nullaol.com or Christine Rickman at 518-462-2000/christine@nullnaminys.org

Hobbies

Colonie Jammers

Friday September 27 – 7 pm

Music, Fun, Sing-a-long — $10 pp

Community Room

435 New Karner Road – Albany, NY – public welcome

Sponsored by Singles Outreach

The Capital District Genealogical Society

Cordially invites you to join us

Saturday, Sept 28, 2019 at 1:00 P.M.

County Historian Round Table Discussion

In this meeting we will be using a different format: A round table discussion. There will be representatives from Schoharie, Greene and Columbia counties. Among the topics to be discussed:

• Interesting items in their collections• Interesting topics they have researched• Prominent settlers/residents

Each presenter will have a set period of time for each topic after which the audience can ask questions. After all topics have been presented by all speakers, there will be time for additional questions. Please join us for this very informative session.

William K. Sanford Colonie Town Library

629 Albany-Shaker Road, Loudonville

Refreshments following speaker. Please join us! The meetings are free and open to the public.www.capitaldistrictgenealogicalsociety.org

Local Fairs

Church of the Redeemer Thrift Shop

The Church of the Redeemer Thrift Shop has earned an excellent reputation by offering quality merchandise at bargain prices. We offer clothing for all sizes and ages, household goods, jewelry, puzzles, toys, collectibles, Halloween costumes and decorations and so much more.

The shop will be open on Thursday, September 26th from 3 to 6 and on Saturday, September 28th from 9 to 2. Located at 1249 Third Street, Rensselaer, the shop is on CDTA bus route #214. Enter through the parking lot on Catherine Street and be amazed.

Farmers & Artisans Market

The Castleton-on-Hudson Farmers & Artisans Market is held every Friday through September 27 from 4:30 to 7:30 PM at the corner of Main Street (9J) and Scott Avenue (150). New vendors welcome, visit COHFAM on Facebook to get an application or email gina.giuliano@nullgmail.com for more information.

Rummage Sale 9/27 – 9/28

Rummage Sale on Friday, September 27 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm and Saturday, September 28 from 9:30 am to 1:00 pm at the Pittstown United Methodist Church Hall located just off NY Route 7 in the village of Pittstown. Bag Sale on Saturday only…..buy 2 bags get 1 free. Food and Bake Sale on Friday, September 27 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm. For more information call Herb at 518-753-4427.

St. Jude’s 14th Annual Festival & Craft Fair

St. Jude the Apostles 14th Annual Festival & Craft Fair will be held this Saturday, September 28th from 11:30 am – 7:00 pm at 43 Brookside Avenue in Wynantskill. There will be live entertainment on 2 stages, food from around the globe, children’s games, activities, bounce house, haunted house, raffles and MORE! Young’s Pharmacy will be facilitating a flu clinic until 3 pm. Make sure you don’t miss Mr Twisty at 1 pm. New this year, thanks to MAC Equipment & Accent Health, there will be parking and a shuttle available from the North Greenbush Town Office 2 Douglas Street.

Saint Joan of Arc and the Black Catholic Apostolate Fall Festival

Saint Joan of Arc and the Black Catholic Apostolate will be hosting a fun for all fall festival on Saturday, September 28, 2019 from Noon to 4:00 pm at Ganser Smith Park, Menand Road, Menands. Delicious luncheon selections will be available for purchase including pulled pork sandwiches, pizza, homemade chili, salads and mouth-watering desserts. Soda, juice, beer, popcorn and cotton candy will also be available for purchase. Face painting will be available for the children. There will be a 50/50 raffle as well as gift baskets and gift certificate raffles from many local venders. Come join the fun in the park.

Proceeds will benefit church outreach ministries and services.

For info call Saint Joan of Arc’s office 518-463-0378.

United Methodist Thrift Sale

The United Methodist Women of the First United Methodist Church of East Greenbush is having their Fall Thrift Sale Fri. September 27th, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. & Sat. September 28th from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Saturday is bag day. There will be many different items from household, clothing to toys as well as a snack bar. All proceeds go to our mission projects. The First United Methodist Church is located at 1 Gilligan Road, off of 9&20, in East Greenbush.

Largest Flea Market In The Town Of Niskayuna

The 43rd Annual Flea Market at the Niskayuna Reformed Church, 3041 Troy Schenectady Road (route 7), Niskayuna will be held Saturday, September 28th from 9 am to 4 pm rain or shine.

The flea market is 4 miles west of northway exit 6 on route 7. Parking donation is $2.00

Delicious luncheon selections will be available as well as home made pies.

Vendors are wanted. Cars and vans may stay with dealers. Spaces are 20’ x 20’. Reserved outdoor spaces are $25.00 On or before September 19th or $30 afterwards. Indoor spaces 10’ x 10’ are $40.00 On or before September 19th or $50 afterwards. Set up times: Friday Sept 27th 3pm-7pm, Saturday Sept 28th7am-9am. Proceeds to benefit church ministries.

For info call: 785-5575

Come join the fun with over 80 vendors.

Oktoberfest Brings Bavaria to Nassau

Nassau’s Village Beautification Committee presents a traditional Oktoberfest celebration on Sunday, September 29th at the Village Commons Park on John Street, just off US Route 20. The event runs from 12 noon until 4 p.m. and features traditional German foods, beverages and entertainment.

Inspired by European harvest festivals, the Oktoberfest menu will include a variety of tasty treats including an array of locally-made German sausages, vegan bratwurst, imported German sauerkraut, potato salad and made-as-you-watch potato pancakes. All foods area available for take-out.

What’s an Oktoberfest without good beer? That question is answered with a selection of fresh and local ales from Nassau’s own S & S Farm Brewery. Brewing at the historic Sanford Farm on Jefferson Hill Road, this young, vibrant team brings a breath of fresh air into the local craft beer scene. Even Bavarian’s agree “fresh beer is the best beer.”

Musical entertainment will feature Nassau’s own Bavarian Barons, a traditional German brass band founded in the village over 50 years ago. With a lively program of polkas, waltzes and marches the group has a long history of entertaining the public throughout New York and New England.

Admission is free and will take place under tents rain or shine. Guests may bring their own lawn chairs if they wish. For additional information go to www.Nassau12123.com or call (518) 766-2291.

Local Gov.

Dewey Loeffel Oct 1 Community Advisory Group Meeting

Dewey Loeffel Landfill Community Advisory Group (CAG) Meeting. Tuesday, October 1, 2019 from 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Nassau Ambulance, 498 McClellan Rd., Nassau, NY 12123. The Dewey Loeffel CAG is a group of concerned citizens, environmental and civic groups, municipal officials, and other interested parties who come together to discuss and provide important input to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and other agencies regarding the Dewey Loeffel Landfill Federal Superfund Site on Mead Road in Nassau, NY. The public is encouraged to attend CAG meetings to learn about this hazardous waste site and have input on the investigations and cleanup plans. Google “EPA Dewey Loeffel Superfund Site” for fact sheets, or go to https://tinyurl.com/y5qc3m7q For more information, Contact Lani Richards, CAG Chairperson, at lani.richards@nulltownofnassau.org or Bruce Herron, CAG Vice Chairperson at bherron@nullalbany.edu

Town Of Day 2019 – 2020 Garbage Pick-Up ~ Winter Schedule

Curbside by 7:00 AM

Starting September 09, 2019

Monday’s – Both Sides of Lake

Thru May 18, 2020

(If there is a Holiday on a Monday pick-up

will be Tuesday.)

Memorial Day week pick-up will be on

Tuesday, May 26th – North side

Wednesday, May 27st – South side

Summer schedule will resume with pick-up

Monday’s – North side of Lake

Tuesday’s – South side of Lake

the following week

Recycling ~ Winter Schedule

Curbside by 7:00 AM

(Last weekly pick-up Sept. 05th)

Every other Thursday as follows:

September 26

October 10, 24

November 07,21

December 05, 19

January 02, 16, 30

February 13, 27

March 12, 26

April 09, 23

May 07, 21

(Start weekly pick-ups June 04th, 2020)

If there is inclement weather on Thursday, recycling will be picked up on Friday.

Recycling Center – Year Round Hours

Wednesday 8 – 2

Saturday & Sunday 8 – 4

Closed All Legal Holidays and Severe Snowstorms

Pets & Conservation

Birds of Prey with Richele Ford

Grafton – Richele Ford, General Falconer, Raptor Educator and recent appointee to the New York State Falconry Advisory Board will present a program on Live Birds of Prey at the Dyken Pond Environmental Education Center on Saturday, September 28 at 2pm. She will have a number of live raptors native to the area and talk about their natural history, habitat requirements, descriptions, plumage, nesting habits, geographic range and food requirements. The program is free but we suggest a donation of $5 per person, with all funds going to Richele to cover the cost of upkeep for the birds. This program is for all ages and is co-sponsored by the Friends of Dyken Pond. For more information, contact the Center at (518) 658-2055 or dykenpond@nullgmail.com. A complete list of our programs can be found at: www.dykenpond.org.

Dyken Pond Environmental Education Center is a Rensselaer County Park open daily during daylight hours for hiking, fishing and non-motor boating. Call for more information and a complete schedule of our fall programs.

Nassau Lake Association Meeting

Please join us at the VFW on Lyons Lake Rd. Thursday, October 3 for our fall meeting beginning at 7 p.m. We will be discussing a number of projects going on around the Lake, future plans to improve, preserve and protect it, 2020 dues increase and a update on the 2019 season. Remember All Docks Out by October 31. As always we are looking for new members and folks to volunteer to help with Lake Association projects. God Bless America!

Mushroom Identification Series

Rensselaer Land Trust (RLT) and Rensselaer Plateau Alliance (RPA) are partnering to bring our communities unique opportunities to get outside this fall. More information and registration at www.renstrust.org

September 28 • 10 a.m.–noon Mushroom Walk with John Wheeler.

John Wheeler from the Berkshire Mycological Society will lead us into the woods at one of our Preserves or Forests on the Rensselaer Plateau. Participants will have a chance to develop their field skills in mushroom identification.

September Programs at Grafton Lakes State Park

Saturday, 9/28— Beach Yoga 9:30am. Ages 16+. Bring own mat. $5/person. Preregister*

Saturday, 9/28 – Nature Hike w/ Friends of GLSP 2pm. Meet at Welcome Center.

Saturday, 9/28—Soundwalk w/ Friends of GLSP Soundwalk 3pm. Join a meditative Autumn Ramble soundwalk: focus on listening rather than just looking. Meet at the welcome center.

Saturday, 9/28—Friends of GLSP Potluck 4–7pm. Current member and prospective members welcome at the annual Friends of Grafton Lakes State Park potluck!

Saturday, 9/28 — Evening Explorers 6:30pm. Ages 8+. Preregister*

Preregister by calling 518-279-1155, ext 2.

Seniors

Guest Speaker – Suicide Prevention

September is National Suicide Awareness Month. Rensselaer County’s Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Road, Grafton NY will host guest speaker, Lynn Keyes, to discuss Suicide Prevention on Friday, September 27th at 11:00 am. The statistics of suicide attempts in this Country is alarming. Suicide affects people of all ages, including our seniors. The first step in helping to prevent suicide in our community is to know the basics of detecting susceptible seniors by learning the facts, warning signs, and where to get help. Lynn will address these topics and more. All seniors 60 and over are encouraged to attend this free presentation, as well as family members, friends and caregivers. Stay for a nutritious lunch (Corned Beef Cold Plate) at a suggested price of $3 for seniors and a $5 charge for non-seniors. Please call to be added to the lunch list at 518-279-3413.

Sports & Recreation

10-Week Troy Turkey Trot Training Challenge Begins 9/23 at HVCC

The Troy Turkey Trot, the Capital Region’s largest Thanksgiving road race, will launch a 10-week Training Challenge on Monday, Sept. 23 to prepare beginner, intermediate and advanced runners for the 72nd edition of the Trot.

The co-ed program follows a gradually increasing training plan that is designed to train participants to complete a 5K or 10K. It is a comprehensive program and includes injury prevention, as well as nutritional and flexibility elements.

There will be two group options in the 5K training: beginner and intermediate. The 5K is designed for novice runners and those seeking to run a faster 5K time. The 10K, which will feature just one training group, is for those wishing to move up from the 5K to the 10K. 10K participants should be currently running 3-4 days a week with at least one run a week of up to three miles. The advanced option is for participants seeking to better their 10K times.

Participants will begin each week with a 6 p.m. Monday evening exercise session involving walking, jogging and/or running at Hudson Valley Community College’s (HVCC) track followed by Saturday morning runs at 8 a.m. at the same location. Participants are expected to complete a third workout on their own at a time during the week that is most convenient for them. Please click here to view a campus map: hvcc.edu/about/campus-map.pdf Parking is available in HVCC’s E lot, which is located off the Williams Access Road.

Registration for the program is open through Monday, Sept. 30. All participants will receive a free high-performance Troy Turkey Trot Training Challenge t-shirt. Weekly e-mails will outline the week’s workout plan, as well as nutritional, injury-prevention and running/exercise and stretching tips.

The program costs $40 and does not include entry into the Troy Turkey Trot. To register, please visit runsignup.com/QuickReg/25122 Additional information is also available by calling (518) 221-3051.

Town of North Greenbush FREE Annual Fishing Derby

On Saturday, September 28th, between 9- 12 p.m., The Adirondack Woodsmen along with The Bailey Mountain Fish & Game Club will be hosting the Town’s Annual FREE Fishing Derby. It will take place at Snyder’s Lake right in front of the pavilion. All children ages 6 to 12 are invited with an adult to come and learn to fish. Reservations are NEEDED to attend the derby. Please call John Snyder @ 518-283-6164 as soon as possible to reserve your spot, space is very limited. We will supply the poles and bait, so all you have to do and come and have fun! Our beach is located at 204 Geiser Road, Wynantskill, NY 12198 We hope to see you all for a fun filled day at the lake!!!

The Arts

Call Now For Oakwood By Lantern Light: A Living History Tour

Back by popular demand! This tour goes deep into Oakwood after dark with the glow of lanterns and luminaries to light the way. Experienced guides will lead us on a 1.5 mile walk to select gravesites. We will encounter historic interpreters in period clothing who will share their amazing stories. Almost all are different from the ‘residents’ we met on last year’s tour, including General John Wool and his wife, engineer Thomas Knickerbocker, and Ann Cluett.

Saturday September 28th

We have 4 time slots with a limit of 25 people per slot: 5:45pm, 6:00, 6:15 (and 6:30 which is already sold out.)

$20.pp Must be Paid In Advance. Call 518-328-0090 to reserve. Please speak clearly. Leave your name, phone, how many people and desired time slot. Your reservation will not be honored until we receive your payment in full.

If you are paying by credit card, do NOT leave your card number in your voice message. Someone will call you back for those details. If paying by check, make it payable to the Friends of Oakwood and indicate the tour name in the memo. You can come to the office during regular office hours with your credit card or to drop off your check. Or you can mail checks to:

Oakwood Cemetery

50 – 101st Street

Troy, NY 12180

Spaces are filling fast. Call today if you want to see this popular tour.

Dress for outdoor walking and bring a flashlight.

Thank You for your support.

Cohoes Music Hall Events

September 28: Fat Chance – An Evening with Lisa Lampenelli / October 2: Wynonna & The Big Noise (Sold Out) / and more at Cohoes Music Hall, 58 Remsen Street, Cohoes NY 12047 www.thecohoesmusichall.org

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