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, jewelry, household goods, wall decor, CDs, DVDs, records, games, toys, puzzles, baby gear and so much more.
The shop will be closed on Thursday December 26 so that the volunteers can enjoy a Christmas break. We’ll reopen on Saturday December 28 from 9 to 2, weather permitting. Located at 1249 Third Street in Rensselaer and on CDTA bus route # 214, the shop can be entered through the parking lot on the Catherine Street side. Visit us and be amazed!
Events at Castleton Public Library, 12/15-12/21
Events at Castleton Public Library, 12/15-12/21/19 -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.
Yoga for Stress Relief -Monday, December 16, 6:00-7:15pm – Join instructor Patricia McCarthy for 75 minutes of yoga with props for deep stretch and rest. Bring your own mat. Held upstairs. Ages 12+.
Afternoon Book Club – The Fact of a Body: A Murder & a Memoir -Tuesday, December 17, 1:00pm
Pajama Storytime – Tuesday, December 17, 6:00pm – Wear your pajamas or bring a stuffed animal! Ages birth-8.
Legal Clinic – Tuesday, December 17, 6:30-7:30pm – Get a free, private, confidential consultation with an attorney. Appointment required; call 518-435-1770.
Learn & Play Storytime – Thursday, December 19, 10:30am – Children from birth- 5 are invited to enjoy stories, rhymes, music, and movement!
Early Literacy Playtime – Friday, December 20, 10:00-11:00am – This playtime is designed for children ages birth-5 to strengthen their early literacy skills while playing with caregivers & friends.
Bridge Club – Friday, December 20, 10:30am – Come play bridge with us! For beginners and players needing a refresher.
Post Office Storytime – Saturday, December 21, 10:30am – After a story at the library, we’ll color postcards, then go to the post office to mail our postcards and learn about the mail! All ages welcome.
Kids Cook!: No-Bake Cookies – Saturday, December 21, 2:00pm – Join us for a fun cooking class to learn how to make no-bake cookies! Recommended for ages 5 and up.
12/12/2019 – 12/19/2019
Book Nook News
The Book Nook at Transfiguration Parish on Hillview Drive in Speigletown is open on Saturday, December 21 from 9:00 am until noon. Books make great Christmas gifts and we have some of the best novels, historical and biographical stories, CD’s, DVD’s, children and young adult, cookbooks, religious and self-help books at very low prices. The December specials are on the following authors: Preston & Child, JA Jance and Nora Roberts. We also have a large selection of Large Print books which are 3/$1 during December. Great authors but just Easier To Read. Please stop by and see what we have to offer. Thanks for your continued support and wishes for a Merry Christmas and blessings for the New Year.
12/19/2019 – 12/26/2019
Lights in Sand Lake 2019 – Christmas Eve Luminaire Display
The Sand Lake Historic District creates Christmas Eve magic in Sand Lake!
The neighbors on Routes 66 & 43 and our friends on Shumann Rd. will have our annual luminary display on Christmas Eve – Tuesday, December 24th. Lighting of the luminary candles begins around 7:00pm and will continue as long as weather permits or until the candles burn out.
If you live in the area and want to participate, place luminaries along the road on your own property. For more information please contract Dawn or Bruce at 518.674.5210 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.