11/21/2019 – 12/05/2019
Sand Lake Historical Society – Community Dinner and Discussion of Christmas Past
December 10: Holiday Party. Members and guests are invited to bring a covered dish to share, a canned good or other nonperishable for Doors of Hope, and your memories of Christmas past; trustees provide desserts. We’ll also talk a bit about “Virginia” (of “Yes, Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus!”) and her connection to our southern neighbor, North Chatham. 6:00 p.m. at Knowlson House, the home of Ron and Barbara Berti, 42 Schumann Road, Sand Lake. Like us on Facebook or visit Sandlakehistory.org
11/21/2019 – 12/05/2019
Craft & Sip December 8th at 1 pm
Come join the Poestenkill Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary for our holiday fundraiser of a fun afternoon of crafting and sipping. Paint your own wooden sign or if you are looking to make that hard to buy for person a Christmas gift.
Event cost is $40. Deadline for registering is November 30th. To reserve your spot, visit www.frannysfarmhouse.bigcartel.com
For directions to the firehouse our address is 182 Main Street Poestenkill, NY 12140
11/21/2019 – 12/05/2019
Texas Hold’em Poker Fundraiser
December 7, 2019 at 1:00 pm (Doors open at noon.)
$25.00 FD Entry Donation, $50.00 Buy-In goes to the prize pool. (35,000 in chips), $20.00 Additional Add-On available. 50/50 Raffle available.
West Sand Lake Vol. Fire Department Hall 3695 NY Route 43. For more information call Dennis @ 518-283-2252 or Fire Hall 518-674-3677 day of event.
Free Refreshments and Lunch will be served. All Walk-Ins Welcome. Bring your Family and Friends and hope to see you at the Final Winners Table!!! Future Poker Tournament Dates: Jan. 4, 2020.
11/28/2019 – 12/05/2019
Book Nook News
The Book Nook at Transfiguration Parish on Hillview Drive in Speigletown is open from 9:00 am until noon on Saturday, December 7 and 21. Just in time for your holiday shopping! Books make a great gift and we have a wonderful selection of novels by your favorite authors; cookbooks, historical and biographical novels as well as romance, religious and self-help. And the price is right! Please stop by and see what we’re all about. The December half-priced authors are Preston & Child, JA Jance and Nora Roberts. There is also a great selection of Large Print books which are priced at 3/$1. They are the same great novels by your favorite authors–Just Easier To Read! Children/young adult books are 6/$1 this month, CD’s are 3/$1 and DVD’s are $1 each. Thank you for your continued support and see you at the Book Nook!
Stephentown Historical Society dinner rescheduled to Sunday, Dec. 8
The Stephentown Historical Society has rescheduled its holiday carry-in dinner to Sunday, December 8, at 1:00 p.m. at the Stephentown Heritage Center, 4 Staples Road (off Garfield Road), Stephentown, New York. The choir of the Stephentown Federated Church will sing some seasonal songs and lead a sing-along. Officers and board members will be elected at the brief business meeting.
For the dinner, bring a dish large enough to share: main course, side dish or dessert. Beverages and table service are provided. Instead of a gift exchange, a monetary collection will be taken to support the Stephentown Food Pantry. All meetings are free and open to the public. The building is handicapped accessible. For information, phone (518) 733-0010.
Church of the Redeemer
Sunday services are at 8:00 and 9:30 with coffee hour in the Hearth Room between and after services.
Our Wednesday Hot Mess Crafters meets at 10:00. If you are interested in learning knitting, crocheting, or other needle craft, join us. We have yarns of all colors and weights plus patterns to get you started. It is not too late to make a gift for family, friend, or shelter.
On Wednesday evening at Bible Study, we begin the next session of the Ray Vander Laan series. We will travel to Timnah as the Israelites turn their backs on God. Come at 5:30 to share pizza and salad. 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.
11/21/2019 – 12/12/2019
What do you do with a broken lamp? Or a sweater with a hole? Toss it? No way! The next Repair Café in the Village of Castleton-on-Hudson will be Friday, December 13 from 4:30-7:30 PM during the inaugural Castleton-on-Hudson Farmers and Artisans Market Winterfest at the Castleton Fire Department, 11 Green Avenue. Then, we will skip January 2020, so the first Repair Café of the new year will be Saturday, February 8 from 11 AM-3 PM, downstairs at the Village Hall, 85 South Main Street. People visiting the Repair Café bring along their broken but beloved items. Volunteers try their best to make repairs, and it’s free of charge! Do you like to fix things and want to volunteer? Contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or stop by Repair Café. For more information about global Repair Café, visit Repaircafe.org.
12/05/2019 – 12/19/2019
AP Fire Texas Hold’Em
Texas Hold’em No Limit Poker Tournament on Saturday, December 21, 2019 at the Averill Park Fire House
35 Eastern Union Turnpike, Averill Park, NY 12018
Doors Open at 12:00 pm, Tournament Starts at 1:00 pm Lunch will be served at 2:00 pm. $125 buy-in ($25 donation, $100 prize pool)
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!