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Bulletin Board EVERYONE WELCOME TO EARLY SERVICE AT KINDERHOOK REFORMED CHURCH Kinderhook Reformed Church welcomes everyone to an early service on Sunday mornings at 8:30AM at the church. It is a slightly more contemporary service with Communion being served the first Sunday of each month. Please come and join us in this new endeavor and see how it fits into your life. The church is located at 21 Broad Street in Kinderhook.

ST. MARY’S CATHOLIC CHURCH • WHAT ARE YOU DOING FOR LENT? How about Stations of the Cross and a movie??? When: Every Friday during Lent 3/8, 3/15, 3/22 Where: Saint Mary’s Church, Nassau, Time: 7:00 PM. We will have Stations of the Cross in the church at 7 PM, followed by pizza and a one hour movie time in the Parish Hall. 3/22 King of Kings (Part 3 of 3). • OUR JOURNEY OF FAITH What do Catholics really believe? January to May 2013 - 7-8 PM Thursday Evenings in the Rectory. What is Faith? Who is God? Why does God care about me? • Never made your First Communion or Confirmation? Interested in learning more? St. Mary’s will be holding hour long gatherings in the Parish Rectory or Parish Hall Thursday nights at 7 PM from January 31st to May 2. Call the parish office (766-2701) to learn more. St. Mary’s Catholic Church is located at 26 Church Street in Nassau, NY.

SAINT ANN’S MARONITE CATHOLIC CHURCH MASS SCHEDULE Mass Schedule for Saint Ann’s Maronite Catholic Church located at 1919 Third Avenue, Watervliet; Pastor Father George Bouchaaya. DIVINE LITURGIES: Saturdays: 5:00 PM Sundays: 10:00 AM Monday: NO MASS Tuesday-Friday - 9:00 AM Holy Days Of Obligation: Vigil Liturgy: 6:30 PM

Actual Feast Day: 7:30 AM Every Friday on lent: 6.30PM Divine liturgy followed by veneration of the cross; Tuesday to Thursday 7:30AM. Website: www.stann1905.com Email: stann1905@ gmail.com Phone: 518-272-6073

ALL ARE WELCOME AT ST. MICHAEL’S With the marking of Ash Wednesday, the Christian Community has entered a period of preparation for our observance of Holy Week and Easter Sunday. Easter is central to the tenets of our Faith, with its focus on the reality of Resurrection, redemption, and rebirth. Some local Congregations have announced a homecoming theme in their Lenten observance, which reflects these concepts, and we at St Michael the Archangel Parish join in “welcoming home” all who wish to join us. Following the leadership and example of our Parish Life Director, Sister Katherine Arseneau csj, we remain mindful of the diversity of need and interest in those around us, and welcome all who enter our door. We invite any who have been away from church for a while, to return and join us in this season of preparation and renewal. St Michael’s has beautiful, participatory liturgies and activities planned for Lent and Holy Week. This includes a covered dish communal meal following our celebration of The Lord’s Last Supper on Holy Thursday evening, 3/28. Please access our website www.stmichael-troy. com for a listing of Lenten opportunities. If you have questions, please call Sister Kate at 283-6110. You will be welcomed at any and all of our services.

HOLY WEEK SERVICES AT THIRD PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH You are invited to join us at Third Presbyterian Church, as we celebrate and remember the events of Holy Week. The week begins with Palm Sunday worship on March 24th at 10:30 a.m. where we will celebrate Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem. Maundy Thursday is a time to remember and reflect on the sacrifice that Jesus made for us. We will begin the evening with a light meal of soup and bread at 6:15 p.m. followed by worship with communion at 6:45. We will gather for worship on Good Friday at 6:30 to reflect on the crucifixion of Jesus and what it means for us. We will celebrate the resurrection of Jesus and the


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Bulletin Board promise we have of new life in Him on Easter Sunday at 10:30 a.m. Childcare is offered for children under 5. Please call the church office at 283-2420 for more information. We wish you and your family a blessed Easter season!

HOLY WEEK AT FIRST UMC Join in fellowship to remember the joy of Easter, of the Risen Christ at the First United Methodist Church, 1 Gilligan Road, East Greenbush. Feel the awe of Holy Week with inspiring messages and beautiful music at the following services. Palm Sunday, March 24, 9:30, the celebration of the Palms given out; Maundy Thursday Communion Service, March 28, 7:00PM; Good Friday, March 29, 7:00PM the remembrance experienced with word and music; Easter Sunrise Service, March 31, 6:30AM at the outside chapel; Easter Sunday Services, March 31, at 9:30AM and 11:00AM with inspiring messages and music-the children attend the services-baby care available. You may contact the office at 477-9693; www.gbgmumc.org/egumc/

PALM SUNDAY at TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH Palm Sunday, March 24th, at 9:00 A.M., a contemporary service with procession into the church. We will meet in the fellowship hall for a reading of The Processional Gospel and then march into God’s Church!! We invite everyone to come and join us on this Palm Sunday Celebration. Palms will be distributed to all. Palm Sunday is a celebration of Jesus’ Triumphal Entry Into Jerusalem!  In simple terms, Palm Sunday is an occasion for reflecting on the final week of Jesus’ Life.  It is a time for Christians to prepare their hearts for the agony of His Passion and the Joy of His Resurrection! For further info, call Pastor Hulihan at 674-5501.

NEW LIFE COMMUNITY CHURCH New Life Community Church, located at 6446 Route 66 in E. Nassau holds Weekly Sunday Service at 11AM. On Sunday, March 31st, our Easter Sunrise Service will be at 6:30AM, followed by a Church Wide Breakfast at 7AM; and at 9AM we will have our regular Easter Service. All are welcomed to attend our regular scheduled

service each Sunday Morning; and a special invitation to the general public to join us on Easter Sunday for either service and complimentary breakfast. We would just ask if you are intending to come for breakfast that you would call the contact number that has been provided so that we can better plan for this special time. Phone # 317-903-6726 ~ Pastor John Bart

PALM SUNDAY & EASTER WORSHIP AT SALEM UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Palm Sunday & Easter Worship at Salem United Methodist Church, located at 349 Shaver Rd. in West Sand Lake, just off Rt-150, South of Rt-43. Reverend Dr. Patricia A. Bush, officiating. Palm Sunday, March 24, worship begins at 10:30am. Special music will be offered by the combined choirs. During Holy Week, there will be a Seder Meal on Maundy Thursday; reservations are required. The Service begins at 6:00pm. On Good Friday, there will be a Prayer Vigil beginning at 8:00am in the Chapel. The Vigil will conclude with a Good Friday Service at 6:30pm. Good Friday, a Cross Walk will start at 9:00am at Salem UMC. Easter Sunday, Sunrise Worship Service will start at 7:00am. Breakfast will follow the Sunrise Service. Worship of our Risen Savior will begin at 10:30am. For reservations and more information, please call the church office at 674-3106.

FIRST REFORMED CHURCH WYNANTSKILL LENTEN SERVICE SCHEDULE Our Holy Week schedule begins on Maundy Thursday, March 28th. Please join our Lenten journey; all are welcome to worship with us! • March 28, Maundy Thursday: 7PM - Passion Story and Jesus’ Sacrifice. Teen performance. • March 29, Good Friday, 7 PM - Luke’s Passion Narrative. • March 31, Easter Sunday, 7:30 AM - “Son”rise Service, held in Evergreen Cemetery (weather permitting) with Easter breakfast following; also Easter Sunday Celebration Service, 10 AM. FRCW is located at 413 Main Avenue (at Church Street); Wynantskill, NY 12198. For more information: (518) 283-4420, or visit www.frcw.org.


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Bulletin Board COMM. CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH OF CLINTON HEIGHTS HOLY WEEK SERVICES Community Congregational Church of Clinton Heights, United Church of Christ, Pastor  Rev. Tony Green; located at 221 Columbia Turnpike, Rensselaer. Holy Week Services: • March 24th - Palm Sunday Service 10:30AM; • March 28th - Maundy Thursday Service 7PM; • March 31st  -  Easter Service 10:30AM. ALL are welcome to worship with us every Sunday at 10:30AM. Sunday School is held at 10:30AM in Fellowship Hall. Visit our web site at www.clintonheightsucc. org.  

CHURCH OF THE COVENANT WELCOMES THE COMMUNITY TO WORSHIP! • Sunday, March 24th, Palm Sunday - 8:30 am Worship and Communion; 9:15 am Easter Egg Hunt; 10:30 am Worship with choir and organ. Professional child care provided. Scripture: Luke 22 & 23; 11:30 am Fellowship Hour in the social room. • Wed. March 27th - 6:00 Potluck supper, bring your place setting and a dish to share. Program at 7:00 on the Dominican Republic, by the Holden family. • Lenten Community Worship will be on the topic “Shouting Stones,” considering  some non-disciples who shared Jesus’ message and how we might do so. Worship will be at Church of the Covenant at 12 noon, every Friday through March 29. A simple lunch follows, except for March 29, Good Friday. Suggested donation is $5. The Church of the Covenant, United Methodist, is the round church near the blinker in Averill Park. Pastor Merry Watters, phone 674-3664, E mail:  cocpastor@ nycap.rr.com

HOPE UMC - HOLY WEEK SCHEDULE • Palm Sunday (March 24, 2013): Palms & Passion 10:30 a.m. & 5:30 P.m. (Hope ALIVE!) • Holy Thursday (March 28, 2013): SEDER/CCommunion Service - “Last Supper” with his disciples was the PASSOVER SEDER - 6:00 p.m. Hope’s Worship Center This SEDER will feature all the traditional foods, including leg of lamb.

• Good Friday (March 29, 2013): Seven Last Words of Christ - 7:00 p.m. Hope’s Worship Center • Easter Sunday (March 31, 2013): Easter Sunrise Service - Greet the dawn with shouts of “Alleluia”, grilled fish (See: John 21) and Holy Communion. 6:30 a.m. on Hope’s front lawn. • Easter Morning Worship: A joyful celebration of the Good News of Jesus resurrection, assisted by Hope’s Sunday School children. 10:30 a.m. - Hope’s Worship center Hope United Methodist Church is located at the corner of Garfield Road & Route 2 in Eagle Mills. Phone: 518/279-1403

HOLY WEEK AT FIRST UMC Join in fellowship to remember the joy of Easter, of the Risen Christ. Feel the awe of Holy Week with inspiring messages and beautiful music at the following services. • Palm Sunday - March 24th, 9:30AM the celebration of the Palms given out • Maundy Thursday Communion Service - March 28th, 7PM • Good Friday - March 29th, 7PM the remembrance experienced with word and music • Easter Sunrise Service - March 31st, 6:30AM at the outside chapel • Easter Sunday Services - March 31st, 9:30AM and 11AM with inspiring messages and music-the children attend the services-baby care available. First United Methodist Church is located at 1 Gilligan Road in East Greenbush. You may contact the office at 477-9693 www.gbgm-umc.org/egumc/

EASTER SERVICES AT TRINITY AND GILEAD LUTHERAN CHURCHES Trinity Lutheran Church of West Sand Lake and Gilead Lutheran Church of Brunswick Easter Services: • March 24th at 9AM is Palm Sunday and Palms are distributed at Trinity of WSL. • March 28th, Maundy Thursday with Seder at 5:30PM and Holy Communion Service at 7PM at Gilead Lutheran in Center Brunswick. • March 29th at 7PM Good Friday observance will be at Trinity WSL. • March 31st “The Resurrection of Our Lord” Easter


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Bulletin Board Sunday at 9AM at Trinity, WSL and 11AM at Gilead in Brunswick. For further info., call Trinity at 674-5501 or Gilead at 279-9270.

WHEN WE FEEL REJECTED The Nassau and Stuyvesant Reformed Churches will begin Passion Week in spending time with Luke’s last chapters before the cross. These chapters tell the dramatic story of Jesus’ passion- the arrest, trial and crucifixion of Jesus. In the sermon, the Reverend Edward L. Van Kampen will lead us to more fully understand the impact of rejection on our lives. The Nassau Reformed Church begins worship at 11 a.m. in its chapel on the second level of its churchSchool-Building, 43 Church Street (route 20) in Nassau. Those in attendance are invited to share in a Palm Sunday Brunch following worship. The Stuyvesant Reformed Church begins worship at 9 a.m. in its sanctuary at the corner of Route 9J and Church St., in the hamlet of Stuyvesant.

WORSHIP HOURS at ST. PAUL’S UMC Sunday Hours at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 1583 Carney Road, Castleton: 9:30 - Sunday Morning Service; 10:30 - Coffee Hour; 5:45 - Informal Dinner - optional healthy covered dish; 6:30 - Casual Evening Worship Service.

SERVICES at HOPE UMC Hope United Methodist Church celebrates the word of God every Sunday at 10:30 a.m. with Sunday School included for children. Hope ALIVE! is held at 5:30 p.m. and includes a praise band and praise music. For information, contact Pastor Dave Martin at 518279-1403 or hopeumstroy@juno.com The worship center is located at the corner of Garfield Road and Route 2 in the Town of Brunswick.

WORSHIP AT GILEAD LUTHERAN Gilead Lutheran invites you to join us in worshiping Christ each Sunday at 11AM. We are located on Brick Church Rd, (Rte 278) and Hoosick Rd (Rte 7) in Center Brunswick. Sunday School is conducted the 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month. Our building is Handi-

capped Accessible by elevator. For information, call the church at 279-9270.

CAFÉ THEO INTERFAITH CIRCLE Café Theo is an interfaith circle for those who want to be part of a spiritual gathering, but don’t necessarily feel comfortable ascribing to the religious options available, and for those of a progressive interfaith nature in their current spiritual/religious practice. We value peace-loving freedom of conscience and questioning. Help grow this circle of peace with interfaith discussion, spiritual music, prayer and meditation, and time for fellowship. We meet every second, fourth and fifth Wednesdays at 6:30 pm. Open to adults and older teens.   RSVP and questions: 518-931-4072. St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 1583 Carney Road, Castleton.  

EASTER CELEBRATION Children in preschool through fifth grade are invited to join us for an Easter Celebration on Saturday, March 30th, from 1-3 PM at Third Presbyterian Church, 115 Winter Street in Troy. In celebration of Easter, we will have some craft activities, telling of the Easter story, an Easter egg hunt and, of course, snacks. A parent or guardian is required to stay with their children. There is no charge for this event. For more information, please call the church office at 283-2420.

LENTEN PRAYER AND LUNCH The Seniors’ Ministry of Immaculate Conception/St. Joseph Parish invites you to join us as we pray the Stations of the Cross to recall the Passion of the Christ during this Lenten season. The time-honored devotion will be held on Friday, March 22, at 11:30 am, in the main church which is located at 732 U.S. Route 20, New Lebanon. Afterward, we will enjoy a light lunch in the parish hall. All interested persons are welcome and there is no charge for lunch. Please call Mary, 518-733-0469, for more information.

LOVE LUTHERAN CHURCH Palm Sunday, 24 March 2013 - This week, Love Lutheran Church celebrates Palm Sunday, commemorating Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem – not as


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Bulletin Board an earthly king, but as eternal Savior.  This marks the beginning of Holy Week, when all the preparations for the final acts of redemption come to fruition.  Pastor Henry examines these preparations as we hear the song “Prepare Ye the Way of the Lord” from the musical Godspell.  Come join us at Love Lutheran Church, located at Middlesex Road and Pheasant Lane in East Greenbush, for this unique sermon outing continuing throughout Lent.  Services begin at 10AM. Please call 477-8685 for directions.

WALK OF THE CROSS Members and friends of Zion’s UCC will once again participate in a Walk of the Cross to be held on Good Friday, March 29th, at 9AM. The walk starts at the Salem United Methodist Church in West Sand Lake and ends at St. Henry’s Church in Averill Park. The community is invited to join in on this annual walk. For additional information, please contact Rev. Robert Loesch at 674-8204.

WORSHIP AT GRACE FELLOWSHIP Grace Fellowship located at 20 Delatour Road in Latham will hold Easter Worship on Saturday, March 30th, at 5PM; and Sunday, March 31st, at 8:30AM, 10AM and 11:30AM. 785-4959.

ZION UCC EASTER SERVICES Zion’s United Church of Christ of Taborton will hold Easter Church Services. • Maundy Thursday, March 28th, will be a Lamb or lasagna dinner at 6PM, Service at 7:30PM, followed by all night prayer vigil. • Easter Sunrise Service will be March 31st at 6AM, breakfast will follow this service. • Regular Easter Service on March 31st at 10AM. 674-1039.

EASTER WORSHIP FOR CHURCH OF THE HOLY SPIRIT Church of the Holy Spirit, Roman Catholic, located at 667 Columbia Turnpike in East Greenbush Easter Worship: • Holy Thursday - Mass of the Lord’s Supper at 7PM with Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament until 11PM. • Good Friday - Living Stations of the Cross at 3PM with the Passion of the Lord at 7PM.

• Holy Saturday - Blessing Easter food 10:30AM and the Easter Vigil Mass at 8PM. • Easter Sunday - Masses at 8:30AM, 10AM and 11:30AM.

HOSTA - TRACTOR SAFETY CERTIFICATION/APRIL 2nd - APRIL 5th Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rensselaer County will host (Hazardous Occupations Safety Training in Agriculture).   This course is designed to teach agricultural safety to essentially anyone who owns or operates any type of farm tractor or equipment.   According to OSHA Youth aged 14 and 15 years old who are not working directly for their parents must have a tractor operator’s certificate to legally operate large equipment.  Cost is $35. Participants must Pre-register, Please contact Kirk Shoen for more information at CCE Rensselaer County 272-4210 or  kjs264@cornell. edu    CCE is an EOE and adheres to the ADA. If any participant has special needs to attend class, please indicate what they would be when you pre-register.  

DEFENSIVE DRIVING CLASSES OFFERED Don’s Drivers Training and Eagle Mills Driver Safety Education are proud to offer NTSI’s 6-hour Defensive Driving Course, Traffic Survival Workshop. This class is NYS-DMV approved and will reduce your auto insurance by 10% off collision, liability and no-fault for 3 years and subtract up to 4 points from your driver’s license. Learn the fun way in presentation format with NTSI Master Instructors Don Roy and Michele Krill. We will be holding the following classes at the Brunswick Grange Hall, Corner of Routes 7 & 142 (behind Stewarts) in Troy as follows:  March 23, April 27, and June 8, July 13, August 10, September 14, October 12, and November 9. Class is on Saturday from 9-3:30, and costs $40 per person. Doors open at 8:45 AM for registration. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Brunswick Grange Hall. To enroll, call Michele at 2250462 or e-mail  driverclasses@aol.com. Please drive safely!!

“A TASTE-FULL EVENING” Spend an evening sampling wine from the fruits of our local wineries, lagers and ales from our area’s microbreweries, and desserts from the multitude of our


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Bulletin Board region’s bakeries.   Step out upon the rooftop terrace to watch the setting sun behind the silhouette of the Albany skyline.  Shop among the vendors while trying your luck on the numerous raffle items...all while helping the women and children of St. Paul’s Center, a shelter for homeless families in Rensselaer.  “A Taste-Full Evening”, an annual fundraiser for St. Paul’s Center will be held this year on Thursday, September 19th, from 6pm to 9pm at taste in Downtown Albany.  The John Beaudoin Compassion Award will be presented to the late Pastor Lee Dyer, one of the founders of St. Paul’s Center. Discounted tickets are available through 3/31 for $45/person.  To purchase, visit:  www.StPaulsCenter. com or call 518-434-2910.

PROGRESSIVE WORSHIP SERVICE A new evening worship service celebrating the progressive spiritual traditions will be starting at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, located at 1583 Carney Road, Castleton, 7:00 – 7:45 pm. We will journey through the seasons of the year and the seasons of life, open to an evolving spiritually-creative culture.  If you have a heart and mind to celebrate the progressive spirituality, and enjoy a creative path, this might just be the worship service for you! Come, experience guided meditation, acoustic guitar/ drum music and vocalist.   Consider the wisdom of philosophers, the thoughts of theologians, and the Spirit of All Life engaging us anew for yet another generation.  Phone: 518-931-4072.

SLCA PRESENTS MIKE AGRANOFF IN CONCERT Sand Lake Center for the Arts presents Mike Agranoff in concert on Sat., March 23, at 8pm as the first concert in the Squire Jacob concert series. This irrepressible “folkster-jokster” may bounce from a traditional ballad to a recitation to a parody to a Bach violin concerto played on a concertina. This unique folk impresario from NJ finds his love of all things musical impossible to conceal. Ya gotta love him! Tickets are $16 and reservations can be made at 518-674-2007 or www.slca-ctp.org.  The SLCA is located at 2880 NY 43, Averill Park, NY.  There is plenty of free parking.

HIGHLIGHT ACTING TROUPE PRESENTS

“IT WAS A DARK AND STORMY NIGHT” The Highlight Acting Troupe will be performing “It Was a Dark and Stormy Night” written by Tim Kelly, directed by Kathryn Capalbo, and assisted by Ken Ryer on Friday and Saturday, April 12, 13, 19, 20 at 8 pm and Sunday, April 14 and 21 at 2 pm.  Performances will be held at the Brunswick Grange, Rt. 7 and 142 (in back of Stewart’s). Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for seniors and students 6-12. Come one, come all to the Ye Olde Wayside Inn, where there are three insane cousins, and one crazy house maid.   The Ye Olde Wayside Inn is dirty and dusty and looks like it’s from another time.  It’s a dark and stormy night when several guests get stuck there.  Who will live?  Who will be the murderer?   For reservations or information, call Tina at 272-7558 or visit our website at highlightacting.org.

NYS DEFENSIVE DRIVING CLASS On Saturday, April 20th, 2013, from 9AM to 3PM there will be a New York State approved Defensive Driving Class to Benefit the Boy’s & Girls Club of Southern Rensselaer County. Save 10% on your base auto insurance for the next three years & be eligible to receive up to 4 points off your driving record according to New York State Department of Motor Vehicle guidelines. The class will be held at the Boy’s & Girls Club of Southern Rensselaer County, 544 Broadway, Rensselaer, NY. Fee is only $39 - bring a friend, $34 each. Registration is required and can be made by calling the Club at 465-3403 or Raymond Frankoski at 286-3788. Class size is limited. Additional information is available by calling Ray Frankoski.

GREENBUSH CEMETERY ASSOCIATION THANKFUL The Greenbush Cemetery Association wishes to thank East Greenbush Town Supervisor Keith Langley, Commissioner of Public Works David VanWormer, and the men and women of the Public Works Department for the cutting down and removal of dead trees in the Greenbush Cemetery. The Town of East Greenbush’s commitment to assisting the Greenbush Cemetery Association’s ongoing work to improve the appearance of the cemetery is greatly appreciated by the Greenbush Cemetery Association and the lot own-


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BRING YOUR GRANDCHILDREN TO LUNCH DAY Calling all Grandparents, the Rensselaer County’s Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Road, Grafton is hosting a Grandkids Day on Friday, March 29, 2013, beginning at 11:00 a.m. We have scheduled Easter egg coloring, and a visit from Dyken Pond Environmental Center, we will all enjoy a lunch of Macaroni and Cheese, Broccoli, Green Beans, Italian Bread and Cookies for dessert, available at a special price for the kids of $1.00. All Rensselaer County seniors and family’s welcome, reservations required 279-3485.

SOUP LUNCHEON & ANTIQUE APPRAISAL DAY Whether you have an item to get appraised or not, come have lunch at the Nassau Reformed Church, Saturday, March 23rd, from 11 am to 2 pm. All you can eat for $6. Graze your way through a wonderful assortment of soups, chilis and breads. Children, age nine and younger, eat for free. Also on March 23, Mr. Charles Flint will be at the church from 11 am to 2 pm. to appraise your family treasures, collectibles or mysterious what-nots. Cost: $5 for one item; $8 for two; or, $10 for three. Maximum of three items per person. No reservations taken, but if you have any questions, call Judi Markessinis at 766-3092. Come, enjoy the delicious fare and community fellowship. The Reformed Church is located on Church St., (Rt. 20), about a quarter-mile east of the only traffic light in Nassau, NY. www.nassaureformedchurch.com

BREAKFAST WITH THE EASTER BUNNY AT HOOSIC VALLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Gather up your kids, grandkids, nieces, nephews and neighbors… The Hoosic Valley Class of 2014 is hosting a Breakfast with the Easter Bunny on Saturday, March 23rd, from 9:00am to 11:00am in the Elementary Cafeteria! You do not need to be a resident of Hoosic Valley to attend, all children are welcome! Featuring a homemade breakfast, ‘egg-tastic’ crafts,

pictures with the Easter Bunny and a ‘Bunny-gantic’ Easter Egg hunt at 10:30! For registration form, log onto the Hoosic Valley website. We are also calling for plastic eggs that you no longer have a use for. We needs lots and lots for our egg hunt, please drop them off at either the HV Elementary or HS offices or send them in with your child clearly marked ‘Class of 2014’ and we’ll get them filled! Pre-registration by March 18th is requested so we have plenty of everything. Children 2 and under are free; Children 3 to 11 years $5.00; Children 12 years to Adult $7.00.

ST. PADDY’S DAY COFFEEHOUSE • Friday, March 22nd, 7:00 PM sharp - For the Wearing of the Grin, ... er Green! First United Methodist Church, 1 Gilligan Road E. Greenbush. The tables are set and the stage is bursting with talent. The most anticipated entertainment event of March is here! The great St Paddy’s Day Coffeehouse! Mark your calendars now and get prepared to be amazed, and do a little bit of amazing yourself. Wear plenty of green ... and a big grin! There will be plenty of great songs and stories and acts to provide the absolute best in variety and quality of talent. Enjoy all this entertainment while snacking on delectable treats and beverages. Make a friend, be a friend, bring a friend to the Coffeehouse. Never a cover charge. A goodwill offering basket will be out for Joseph’s House for the Homeless in Troy. Come to the Fellowship Hall. You will be glad you did. 477-9693 www.gbgm-umc. org/egumc/

EAST GREENBUSH FIRE COMPANY FISH & CHIPS FUNDRAISER DINNERS The East Greenbush Fire Company is expanding its series of Fish & Chips Fundraiser Dinners. After a number of requests, the Fire Company has decided to add one additional event and run our Fish and Chips nights through March 29th. The event features a Fish Fry Dinner with Fries and Cole Slaw for $8.50, Clam Roll Dinner with Fires and Cole Slaw for $7.50 and a dog Dinner with 2 Hot Dogs, Fries and Cole Slaw for $6.50. We will also have New England and Manhattan Clam Chowder for $3.50 per bowl, Sweet Potato Fries $4.00 and Cheddar Fires for $3.00.

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