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Bulletin Board Fly Tying Classes CAPITAL DISTRICT – The Capital District Fly Fishers Annual Fly Tying Class will start January 9, 2013 at the Colonie Youth Center, 1653 Central Avenue, Colonie. The first class will cover: introductions, overview of tying, tools and knots used in tying. There are 7 weeks of tying (various Wednesday evenings 7-9pm) where you will tie 5 each of 14 different flys. Course fee includes: materials for 70 flys, spiral bound tying book, proportions chart, handouts, one-on-one instruction and material raffles. For more information, contact Paul Sinicki 885-8257, Rodney Priddle 664-3509 or email (M)

Bus Trip to the Harry Potter Exhibit CAPITAL DISTRICT – Harry is Back! This is an invitation for families to join the Friends of the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Library on a bus trip to NYC to see the Harry Potter Exhibit at the Times Square Discovery Center on Sat., March 23, 2013. Bus departs the CPH Library parking lot at 7:30am and will leave NYC for the trip back at 6:30pm. Cost of the trip including bus fare and the Harry Potter Exhibit admission is $73 for adults, $70 for seniors, and $67 for kids (thru college age). Or, you may choose your own activity for the day: bus fare only $50pp and $45 for Friends of the Library members. To register or for more information, please email Rhona Koretzky at or call her at 518-505-1303. (M)

Got a new eReader for Christmas? COHOES – Got a new eReader for Christmas? Want to learn how to read Library books on it? If you answered “Yes” to one of the questions above then simply must join us here at the Library on Monday, January 7 at 6pm. We’ll be hosting a demonstration on how to download Library eBooks onto your eReader! Joanne Benedetti, Manager of Information and Outreach Services at Upper Hudson Library System, will be teaching this event. For additional information, you may contact the library at 235-2570. The Cohoes Public Library is located at 169 Mohawk St. Cohoes. (P)

K of C Breakfast – Best Deal in Town! LATHAM – The Knights of Columbus, 328 Troy Schenectady Rd, Latham, will host a Breakfast on Sun.,

January 13 from 8:30-11:30am. Breakfast menu includes: juice, coffee, tea or hot chocolate, fruit cup, scrambled eggs, pancakes and hot syrup, French toast, home fries, corned beef hash, bacon and sausage, cereal and banana, assorted breads and Danish, and an omelet station. All you can eat for only $8; children ages 5-10: $4; under age 5: free. Come relax and let us do the cooking. For more information, call 783-0572. (P)

Souper Supper VALLEY FALLS – The Valley Falls United Methodist Church, 16 State Street, will hold one of its super Souper Suppers on Sunday, January 13 from 4:30-6pm. Featured will be a wide variety of soups plus bread, muffins, drinks, and dessert for only $6; children under age 6: free. Tickets are available at the door. The church is handicapped accessible. For tickets and information, call 753-6053 or 753-6028 or check our website at (P)

“SHALOM: Weaving Threads of Peace” NISKAYUNA – Internationally recognized Judaic artist, Wendy A. Rabinowitz, will be exhibiting her weaving/ mixed-media series: “SHALOM: Weaving Threads of Peace” at the Farber/Miness Gallery from January 3 through February 28, 2013. An opening reception will be held at the Schenectady Jewish Community Center, 2565 Balltown Road, Niskayuna, on Thursday, January 3 from 7-8:30pm. For more information, please contact Jewish Cultural Director, Irit Magnes at 3778803 x235 or (P)

Free Public Lectures MENANDS – Concrete Evidence Proving The Messiah’s Birth, Life, Death, Burial and Resurrection! The Institute of Divine Metaphysical Research, Inc. presents Free public lectures explaining uncommon facts about the Creator and the creation. In these lectures we show how this pattern operates throughout the Bible and the creation, even how your body is made by this pattern. Lectures are held every Wednesday and Friday from 7:30-9:30pm and Sundays from 11am1pm at 100 Broadway / Mid City Plaza / Menands. For further information, email us at idmralbany@yahoo. com (P)

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Bulletin Board Starting and Growing Your Business in Colonie COLONIE – The Town of Colonie Small Business Advisory Council, a voluntary group of citizens and business owners, is sponsoring a free community event on Wednesday, January 16 from 5:30-8:30pm at the Meeting House in the Crossings Park (off Albany-Shaker Rd.) entitled “Starting and Growing Your Business in Colonie.” Recognizing that small businesses are a major component of the Town of Colonie’s local economy, the evening is designed to assist those wanting to go into business or expand an already existing small business. Serving as a conduit for information, the evening will be made up of short presentations from approximately 15 top-notch Capital Region professionals who work to assist businesses either in their creation, financing and/or stability. Light fare will be served. To make a reservation, please call the Town of Colonie Planning Department at (518) 7832741. (P)

Community Orchestra Begins Rehearsals DELMAR – The Delmar Community Orchestra will begin 2013 winter season rehearsals on Monday, January 7 from 7:30-9:30pm at the Bethlehem Town Hall auditorium (445 Delaware Ave., Delmar). The Orchestra, conducted by Vincent Bonafede, rehearses weekly on Monday evenings and will perform two concerts in March. New members are always welcome, and instrumentalists of all ages and abilities are invited to participate. The Orchestra is especially seeking new members in the string section. For more information, please visit the DCO website at or contact DCO President Nancy Felberbaum at delmarcommunityorchestra@gmail. com or 518-813-4299. (P)

Winter Wonderland Dinner Dance COHOES – St. Michael’s Parish located at 20 Page Avenue in Cohoes is having its annual Winter Wonderland Dinner Dance on Saturday, January 26. Mass at 4pm; Dinner at 6pm followed by dancing to a variety of music by SYGNAL Band. For tickets please contact 518- 274-4596, 518-237-9592 or e-mail by January 20. (P)

Button Club to Meet

DELMAR – The Half Moon Button Club will meet on Wednesday, January 9 at 11am at the Bethlehem Library, 451 Delaware Avenue, Delmar. The business meeting starts at 12 noon followed by the program. Bring a brown bag lunch. Dessert will be provided. For more information call Kathy at 393-3156 or Kirsti at 869-8125. Everyone is welcome. (P)

Single Parents of the Capital District CAPITAL DISTRICT – Calling single parents ages 30’s – 70’s (with young or adult children) - Parents Without Partners (PWP) meets 6:45pm, January 5, for our singles Orientation and Open House at the Shenendehowa Adult Community Center, at Clifton Commons. You are invited to meet other singles from the Capital District, Saratoga and surrounding areas. PWP brings singles together in a fun, supportive, social environment through a variety of monthly activities for parents alone and/or with their children. Children’s activities are subsidized through chapter funds. Learn more at: or call us at 348-2062. (P)

‘Cohoes Elf’ Looking for Elves COHOES – The ‘Cohoes Elf’, a year round program of Cohoes High School that provides school supplies and necessities like clothing and shoes to needy students, is looking for “elves” to add to their email list. When a child’s need is identified, all elves will receive an email and can choose to respond if they can help meet that need. If you are interested in being on the “Elf” email list, please send an email to cohoeself@ (P)

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