Hobbies 01.09.20

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Half Moon Button Club Monthly Meeting

The Half Moon Button Club will meet on Tuesday, January 14, 2020, at the Bethlehem Public Library, 451 Delaware Avenue, Delmar 12054. The social time starts at 10:00 a.m. followed by the business meeting at 11:00 followed by the program.

Bring a bag lunch. Dessert will be provided. For more information call Lisa at 518-469-7420 or Kirsti at 518-869-8125. Everyone is welcome!

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Garden Club of East Schodack January Meeting

The Garden Club of East Schodack will hold its next meeting on Friday, January 10, 2020 at 7 p.m. at St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church, 751 County Route 7, East Schodack. The Public is welcome!

Brian Schell, owner of Bountiful Blooms in Castleton will present a demonstration on flower arranging. Brian is a talented floral designer who is well known for the creative expression he brings to his work and for his vibrant floral arrangements. The demonstration will provide the audience with the knowledge and confidence to try flower arranging at home.

Please join us for an informative presentation with refreshments following. If you have any question, call Marilyn Michaels at 518-265-1525.

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Church of the Redeemer

Sunday services are at 8:00 and 9:30 with Father John Scott presiding. Coffee hour will be in the Hearth Room between and after services.

Hot Mess Crafters meets on Wednesday at 10:00. If you are interested in learning to knit, crochet, or do other needle craft, or if you would like to share your knowledge, we are interested in learning what you have to teach.

On Wednesday evening at Bible Study at 6:00, we will learn what God requires of us in times of prosperity and discuss what the Israelites needed to learn in the desert before entering into the Promised Land.

Come at 5:30 to share pizza and salad.

The Church of the Redeemer is located on CDTA bus route #214 at the corner of Third and Catherine Streets. There is handicap parking, a ramp in front, and a parking lot in the rear. Email RedeemerRensselaer@nullgmail.com or call 518-650-8181.Our website is www.RedeemerRensselaer.com.

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Events at Castleton Public Library, 1/12-1/18

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.

Read to Lacey the Therapy Dog – Monday, January 13, 4:00-5:00pm – Stop in to read to Lacey or just say “hi.”

Introduction to Ancestry Library Edition – Tuesday, January 14, 10:00am -12:00pm – Discover your family history using Ancestry Library Edition! Registration required; call 518-732-0879.

Pajama Storytime- Tuesday, January 14, 6:00pm – Wear your pajamas or bring a stuffed animal friend! Ages birth-8.

Friends of CPL Meeting – Wednesday, January 15, 7:00pm – Come get involved with the Friends of Castleton Public Library!

Learn & Play Storytime – Thursday, January 16, 10:30am – Children from birth- age 5 enjoy stories, rhymes, music, and movement while building early literacy and motor skills!

Early Literacy Playtime – Friday, January 17, 10:00-11:00am – With age-appropriate toys and blocks provided, this playtime is designed for children ages birth- 5 to strengthen their early literacy skills while playing.

Bridge Club – Friday, January 17, 10:30am – Come play bridge with us! Geared toward beginners and players who need a refresher.

Kids Cook!: Yogurt Parfaits – Saturday, January 18, 2:00pm – learn to make a tasty yogurt parfait! Recommended for ages 5 and up.

12/13/2019 – 01/10/2020

Private Tour – Athens and the Aegean Sea

Have you ever wanted to explore Greece and some of its islands?  Several spots are still open on our private tour of Greece July 21-July 30, 2022.  Explore Athens and Delphi with a private tour director.  Cruise to Samos, Rhodes, Crete and Cape Sounion with three shore excursions included.  This trip includes Round-trip airfaire, hotels, guided tours, full-time tour director, breakfast and dinner daily, 4-day Aegean Cruise with cabin (lunch and non-alcoholic drink package also included on ship) and more.

For a complete itinerary with pricing please contact Mike Mensching at senor65@nullaol.com

01/09/2020 – 01/16/2020

Register for Averill Park Community Education Classes

Registration is open for Averill Park CSD’s Community Education classes! The Spring 2020 brochure of classes for all ages is now online on the district website (www.averillpark.k12.ny.us under “Programs”) or pick up a copy at one of the schools or local libraries. As always, you can register (and pay!) online through Family ID, through the mail, or in person at the District Office. We often add new classes after the Advertiser insert comes out, so keep checking the website and Family ID for updates.

There are classes every day of the week except Sunday from January through May! In addition to returning favorites, we also have 7 new classes and there is still no charge for informational classes (although registration is required). Classes beginning in January are: Dexie’s Exercise, PiYo, Learn to Crochet (new class), Get Down with Jenn Brown, Dog Obedience, Anyone Can Learn to Paint, Zumba Gold, Qigong Infused Yoga, and YMCA Yoga for Families (new).

Our goal is to connect people in our community. Even if you don’t live in the Averill Park school district, you are welcome to participate in or teach our Community Education classes! We look forward to expanding the scope of the program and want feedback and input from YOU! If you have an idea for a class or a one-time-only event, a talent or expertise to share, please contact us today: email communityeducation@nullapcsd.org or call 518-674-7191. -Nancy Bush and Julie Ernest, Co-Directors


Capital Dist. Chapter of the Embroider’s Guild of America

Do you enjoy needlework? Would you like to stitch with others that have similar interests? Whether you are a beginner or have experience, come join us. The NY Capital District Chapter of the Embroiderer’s Guild of America meets in various locations and at various times. The Day Group meets every 3rd Wednesday of the month at Blooming Grove Reformed Church in Defreetsville. Evening meetings are offered in two locations: The Community Room at The Terrace at Beverwyck in Slingerlands from 7p-9p on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month and from 6:30p-9p in the Fellowship Hall of St. George’s Episcopal Church in Clifton Park on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month. In addition, there are specialty interest groups that also meet. For more information, check out our website at http://www.nycapega.org or on facebook.com/nydcega. Come Join Us!

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