Hobbies 10.31.19

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Sand Lake Historical Society Next Meeting

Eric Durr will present a program on D-Day / Normandy. Durr has served as Director of Public Affairs for the New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs since 2007. He served 28 years in the Active Army, Army Reserve and Army National Guard as an armor officer, division plans officer, operations officer, public affairs officer and civil affairs officer. He commanded a tank company, a headquarters company and a tank battalion in the National Guard and also worked as a Department of the Army civilian, a newspaper reporter.

When: Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 7 PM – 9:30 PM

Where: Sand Lake Town Hall, Rt 66, Sand Lake

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Church of the Redeemer

Sunday services are at 8:00 and 9:30 with coffee hour in the Hearth Room between and after services. While services are at the same time, this is the week we turn the clocks back so it will feel like an earlier hour.

Our Wednesday Hot Mess Crafters meets at 10:00. Join us as we learn from each other how to create for gifting and donating.

Wednesday evening finds us at Bible Study. This week we will learn how Israel became a community. We will study the story of the Amalekites’ attack on Israel and discover how God shows his power and rallies his people to work together. You are welcome to come at 5:30 to share pizza. Bible Study begins at 6:00

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.

10/17/2019 – 11/07/2019

Veterans Day Luncheon

The Town of Lake Luzerne Senior Center cordially invites veterans and family to a luncheon in your honor on Thursday, November 7th at 11:30

Gary Ferris of Greenwich will bring a World War 11 radio show back to life. Mr. Ferris is a singer and a musician who plays the trombone, horn and bugle, he will perform his one-man “Until It’s Over Over There” and read actual commercials and letters from troops.

This luncheon and show is free to our veterans and a donation of $3.00 to others attending. Call Barb to reserve your seat 518-696-6451.

10/31/2019 – 11/14/2019

The 80 Year Old Widow and the B-29 Bomber

History comes alive when the Esquatak Historical Society presents Ron Gabriele telling the story of an original “Rosie the Riveter” on Friday, November 15, 7:00 p.m. at a new location – the Castleton Fire Department. A talented and entertaining speaker, Mr. Gabriele will share the story of Helen Dortch Longstreet, an activist, reporter and active participant in the Homefront War Effort during World War 2.

The presentation starts at 7 pm and will take place at the Castleton Fire Department located at 11 Green Avenue in the village of Castleton. For more information visit www.esquatak.com.

10/31/2019 – 11/21/2019

Literature and Landscapes

In this class, led by artist Joy Ting, participants will read and discuss poetry and short stories, and then, create colorful and expressive landscape art using a variety of mixed media.

The class will be held at the Lansingburgh Library on Tuesday, November 19th, 4:30-6:30.

The class will run again at the Troy Public Library on Tuesday, November 26th, 5:30-7:30.

To register, call the library at 51-235-5310, visit at 27 114th Street or go online to www.thetroylibrary.org.

This project is made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by The Arts Center of the Capital Region.


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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