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Bulletin Board Ice Skating Program DELMAR/ALBANY – The Albany Figure Skating Club will offer an eight-week ice skating instruction program for beginning skaters of all ages and abilities at the Bethlehem Area YMCA in Delmar on Saturdays at 12:15 pm, beginning Saturday, January 12; and at the Albany Academy Field House in Albany on Sundays at 12:30pm, beginning Sunday, January 13. Recreational, figure skaters, and hockey skaters aged preschool to adult are welcome; previous skating experience is not required. For information, visit or contact Program Director Karla Schallehn at 518-512-4027 or AlbanyFSCBasicSkills@ (P)

Breakfast Buffet COHOES – The Cohoes Knights of Columbus will hold their all-you-can-eat Breakfast Buffet and Omelet Station on Sunday, January 20 from 8:30-11:30am. Cohoes Knights of Columbus is located at 255 Remsen St. Cost: $7 (free for children under five). All are welcome. (P)

tions for the Annual Lupus Scholarship. Applicants must meet the following qualifications: be diagnosed with lupus or be the child of a person diagnosed with lupus, with acceptance into Professional or Graduate School or be in Undergraduate School with a minimum of two semesters of college completed and a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher; a resident of one of the counties of Central or Northeastern NY (see our website for details). Deadline to submit an application is January 31, 2013. For information and applications, call the Lupus Alliance of America Inc., Upstate Affiliate at 800-300-4198. (P)

Donny “Elvis” Romines Colonie Elks presents Donny “Elvis” Romines on Sat., January 19, at 11 Elks Lane (off Rt. 155), Latham. Cost: $20 per person includes a full Turkey Dinner. Doors open at 5:30pm; Dinner at 6pm. Open to all. (P)

K of C Breakfast – Best Deal in Town!

COLONIE – Colonie AARP Chapter 2873 will meet at 1pm on Monday, January 14 at William K. Sanford Town Library. Guest speaker will be Roger Dames, Driver Fitness Coordinator for Colonie Senior Center. The Chapter is seeking new members. Guests are welcome to attend. A door prize will be given to one member or guest attending the meeting. (P)

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)

Red Cross Needs Volunteers

Souper Supper

AARP Chapter 2873 to Meet

CAPITAL REGION – Volunteers are needed in all areas of service from helping in local disasters to answering phones in the office. The Red cross meet many needs in the area, families that have been displaced by a fire, flood or other disaster; collecting blood to save lives of people in need to sustaining a quality filled life; and teaching CPR and First Aid Classes. For more information about Red Cross volunteer opportunities, contact Laura at 792-6545. (P)

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)

Scholarship Available

‘Cohoes Elf’ Looking for Elves

CAPITAL REGION – The Lupus Alliance of America, Inc., Upstate New York Affiliate is now accepting applica-

COHOES – The ‘Cohoes Elf’, a year round program of Cohoes High School that provides school supplies and necessities like clothing and shoes to needy stu-

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Bulletin Board dents, 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)

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)

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)

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 11am-

1pm at 100 Broadway / Mid City Plaza / Menands. For further information, email us at idmralbany@yahoo. com (P)

JCC to Offer Youth Basketball Clinic NISKAYUNA – The JCC of Schenectady will be offering a basketball clinic for boys and girls in grades 2-4 on Tuesdays starting January 15 from 4-5:30pm. The clinic will be conducted by internationally celebrated player and coach Yacouba Sangare. Coach Sangare is the president of Hoops4Kids and currently resides in Clifton Park. He played for the Men’s National Basketball Team in Niger in the early 1990s. Coach Sangare’s coaching career spans more than 20 years with experience at the international, collegiate, high school and youth levels. Yacouba brings an outstanding knowledge of the game and a successful way of communicating his love and knowledge of the game to youth. Come sharpen your basketball skills at the Schenectady JCC’s Winter Basketball Clinic. For more information contact Josh Wagner at 518-3778803 x255. (P)

Ham & Turkey Dinner TROY - Prince of Peace Lutheran Church located at 3rd Avenue & 111th Street, North Troy, will serve a Ham and Turkey Dinner on Saturday, January 26 from 4:30-7pm. Cost: $7. Come and see our new look and celebrate our newly renovated Parish Hall! For additional information, please call 237-3050. (P)

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