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Bulletin Board Peaceful Acres Horses to Hold Open House CAPITAL REGION – Peaceful Acres Horses, Inc. (PAH) is having an Open House. The missions of PAH are to provide a therapeutic environment for both horses and people to resolve issues related to grief, loss and trauma, and to regain strength and trust. PAH provides or facilitates placement in forever homes to all breeds of horse. Our Open House date: November 4, from 2:30-4:30pm at 3740 Rynex Corner Rd., Pattersonville, NY, (518) 887-3178. For information about who we are and what we do, please visit our website at www.peacefulacreshorses.com (P)

Fundraiser for Local Musician TROY – A Harvest Family Fun Day Fundraiser will take place 10am-4pm on Saturday, November 3, at the Redeeming Love Gospel Church, 42 Woodward Ave., (off Rt. 7, Hoosick St.) Troy. The event will raise funds for Tom Burch, a well-known local worship musician who is battling stage 3 lung cancer and facing mounting medical expenses. Activities will include an indoor tag sale, pony rides, kids’ carnival games, a silent auction, face painting, a bounce house, kids’ craft tables, a bake sale, a 50/50 drawing and so much more. Refreshments will be available for purchase. The event will also include a music extravaganza, featuring local worship bands playing throughout the day. A respected and loved musician, Burch has shared his talents at many area churches. Known for his radiant smile and upbeat attitude, he and his wife Nita have two children, George and Leigh, and two grandchildren, Michaela and Collin. Please come and enjoy a fun-filled day and raise money for a worthy cause. If you are interested in donating money, food, a silent auction item, or have questions about the event, please contact Beth Haber at 518-2566396. (P)

Christmas Boutique & Bake Sale LOUDONVILLE – Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 510 Albany Shaker Road, Loudonville will be holding a Christmas Boutique and Bake Sale on Saturday November 10 from 9am-3pm. Sale will feature Christmas decorations and gifts, knitted and crocheted items, jewelry, soup mixes, gifts for pets, baked goods. Lunch of homemade soup available from 11am-1pm. Contact 458-1562 for more information. (P)

Christmas Fair & Bake Sale COHOES – Cohoes Senior Center will hold a Christmas Fair & Bake Sale on December 6 from 9am-6pm and December 7 from 9am-3pm. Vendors welcome. The Cohoes Senior Center is located at 10 Cayuga Plaza, Cohoes; 518.235.2040; www.cohoesseniorcenter.org (P)

Annual Election Day Dinner & Bazaar COHOES – United Church of Cohoes will hold their annual Election Day Dinner & Bazaar on Tuesday, November 6. Serving times: 11:30am, 4:30pm, 5:30pm & 6:30pm. Dinner menu: roast beef, mashed potatoes, vegetables, cold slaw, rolls, pumpkin and apple pies. The bazaar will feature Christmas items, food sale, bake table, hand-made articles, trash and treasures. Adults: $10; Children under age 12: $6. Tickets will be available at the door. The Church is located at 123 Mohawk Street (corner of Pine St.) in Cohoes. For more information please call the church office at 237-0278. (P)

Series of Short Plays Presented by Village Stage & Soul Rebel TROY – Village Stage and Soul Rebel are joining together to present “Short Plays for the Holidays—Sort Of”. The series of short plays will be presented on November 16 at 7:30pm, November 17 at 7:30pm and November 18 at 2pm. Tickets can be reserved by calling 518-729-6128. The plays will be performed at the Arts Center of the Capital Region 265 River St., Troy. Adults $15; Students/Seniors $12. Start your holidays off with fun! (P)

Annual Fresh Florida Citrus Fundraiser TROY – The yearly Troy Kiwanis Fresh Florida Fruit sale is on again to raise money for projects that directly assist Troy area youth. 20 lbs. for only $20: Navel Oranges, Ruby Red Grapefruit or a Mixed Case. Orders must be received by Thursday, November 15. Call Dean at 322-0826. Fruit will arrive in Troy by December 13, in plenty of time for Holiday Gift Giving!! Kiwanis Serving The Children of The World. (P)

Healing Services LATHAM – William M. Champine will conduct a Heal-


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Bulletin Board ing Service on Sunday, November 4, 3pm and Sunday, November 11, 3pm, at the Holiday Inn Express Latham, 400 Old Loudon Road, Latham. William has had the gift of healing since August 9, 1991. For information, visit online at www.williaminthelightofjesus. com or call (518) 237-6378. Free admission; free will donation. All are welcome in the hope that those in need of the healing power of Jesus will receive it. (P)

Learn to Skate ALBANY/DELMAR – Learn to skate with the Albany Figure Skating Club’s popular Basic Skills program. This eight-week program provides ice skating instruction for beginning skaters of all ages and abilities at two locations: Albany Academy Field House, 117 Hackett Blvd., Albany, on Sundays from 12:30-2:30pm, beginning Sunday, November 4; and Bethlehem Area YMCA, 900 Delaware Ave., Delmar, on Saturdays from 12:15-3pm, beginning Saturday, November 17. Skaters do not need to be YMCA members to enroll in this program. For information, visit www.albanyfsc. org or contact Karla Schallehn at 518-512-4027 or AlbanyFSCBasicSkills@Gmail.com. (P)

Drop Off Donations of Turkeys & Hams LATHAM – On Saturday, November 17, from 10am3pm, the Sisters and volunteers at Our Lady of Hope Residence will be accepting turkeys, hams and fall candies for our residents. Donations may be dropped off at Our Lady of Hope Residence, 1 Jeanne Jugan Lane (off Old Loudon Rd., behind St. Ambrose Church), Latham. For additional information, please call (518) 785-4551. Our Lady of Hope is a residential healthcare facility that is home to 88 elderly residents. It serves the aged poor from the surrounding area regardless of race, religion or ethnicity. (P)

Franco-Americans and the French Language Today COHOES – The Franco-American Federation, Spindle City Historic Society and Friends of the Cohoes Public Library will co-sponsor a presentation by Cynthia Fox, Associate Professor of French Studies at SUNYA. Dr. Fox has done extensive research in Franco communities, including Cohoes, on spoken French language. She will describe the current situation of the French language and provide examples of some of

the vocabulary that give Franco-American French its unique flavor. The presentation will be on Wednesday, November 7 at 6pm at 169 Mohawk St. Additional information on www.CohoesPublicLibrary.org or email bouimet@nycap.rr.com. A reception will follow. (P)

Cohoes Mystery Club COHOES – Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, the Cohoes Mystery Book Club will be meeting on November 28, the last Wednesday of the month. The selection is Carolyn Hart’s Ghost at Work, the first in the Bailey Ruth Raeburn series. Bailey is a heavenly sleuth - that is, she is dead, but wants her eternity to be useful. Seems like an unfair advantage, but still, there are rules heavenly helpers must follow. Join us November 28 for either morning (10:30am) or evening (6:30pm) meeting to discuss Bailey. Books are available at the Library. Updates at http://www.cohoespubliclibrary. org/ (P)

Fundraiser to Benefit Amber Lynn Cerroni Hollner LATHAM – A fundraiser for Amber Lynn Cerroni Hollner is being held on November 4 from 1-5pm at Michael’s Banquet House, 1019 New Loudon Rd. (Rte. 9), Latham. Amber recently underwent major brain surgery in NYC and this event is being held to help with her medical expenses. Donation: $25 per person at the door. Buffet-style with soda & coffee, DJ Jack Heber, silent auction & 50/50. Donations may also be made at any SEFCU location or mailed to: SEFCU, Attn: Amber Cerroni-Hollner Foundation, 700 Patroon Creek Blvd., Albany, NY 12206. (P)

Spaghetti & Meatball Dinner Fundraiser NO. TROY – Prince of Peace Lutheran Church will host a Spaghetti & Meatball Dinner on Sat., November 10 from 4:30-7pm. Spaghetti & Meatball Dinner includes salad, beverage and a variety of desserts, all for only $5. Proceeds will benefit the Church ministries and outreach programs. Join us for an evening of fun & fellowship! The Church is located at 3rd Ave. & 111th Street in North Troy. For additional information, please call 237-3050. (P)

Christmas Shopping Extravaganza Luncheon


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Bulletin Board GUILDERLAND – Join us for our Christmas Shopping Extravaganza Luncheon on Wed., November 14 from 11:30am-1:30pm at the Guilderland Elks Lodge, 3867 Route 146, Guilderland (355-2480). Menu: Turkey Dinner. Special Feature: Vendor Fair. Special Music: Vocalist Judi Miriam. Special Speaker: Dixie Westervelt, who will relate how she has dealt with a “surprise child” at age 44 followed by breast cancer. Reservations necessary; cancellations a must by November 9. Please call Nancy at 869-0642 or Debbie at 982-1894. Cost: $14 inclusive (cash only please). Sponsored by the NY Capital District Christian Women’s Club. (P)

Rummage Sale & Polish Food/Bake Sale COLONIE – Buy now for the holidays! The ANS group of Blessed Virgin Mary Church in Colonie will hold its annual Rummage Sale on Sat., November 10 in the parish hall at 250 Old Maxwell Rd., Latham. The sale opens at 9:30am and continues until 2pm. Homemade baked goods and polish foods will also be on sale, as well as refreshments from the BVMC Kitchen. Come early for the best selection! Questions? Call the Church office at 453-2258. (P)


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