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Bulletin Board Annual Basket Social SCHENECTADY – The Holy Name of Jesus Church will hold its annual Basket Social on Sun., April 7, at the VFW Hall, 1309 Fifth Ave., Schenectady (Crane Street to 6th Ave., then right on Webster to 5th Avenue). Doors open at noon. Raffle tickets available for more than 50 themed baskets. Door prizes and Polish food will be available. Admission: $2. Everyone is welcome to come enjoy the food and have a good time. For more information, call 587-0299 or go to www.holynamencc.org (P)

Soup on Sunday SCHENECTADY – The Holy Name of Jesus Parish will continue its “Soup on Sunday” lunch on Easter Sunday, March 31 at the parish hall, 1040 Pearl Street, Schenectady (between Crane Street and Chrisler Avenue). Serving from 11:30am-1:30pm. Come enjoy a bowl of delicious beef stew and more in a safe place. Everyone is welcome and there is no charge. Plan on joining us on the last Sunday of each month. For more information, call 372-1992 or go to www.holynamencc.org (P)

First Friday Devotional Services SCHENECTADY – St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, located at 600 State Street (corner of State and Lafayette Streets), Schenectady, is announcing its special First Friday Devotional Services. On Friday, April 5, following the 12:15pm Mass, there will be Devotions to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, including exposition of the Blessed Sacrament. The public is cordially invited. St. Joseph’s Church is handicapped accessible and parking is available in the parking lot behind the church. More information is available by calling 3744466 x13. (P)

Community Barn Dance CHARLTON – Shake off winter! Come join friends, family and fellow community members in a “kick up your heels” feel-good experience! Easy circle, square, contra and folk dances. No experience needed; we’ll show you the steps. Come do-si-do, swing your partner and sashay to the live fiddle music of TuneFolk & Friends, with caller Fern Bradley, and guest fiddler Ed Lowman. All ages welcome! Fun and laughter guaranteed! Saturday, April 13, from 7-9:30pm

at Harmony Hall, corner of Rte 67 & Peaceable St., Charlton. Admission: $5, Child (6-12) $1. Refreshments available. For more information, call: 384-3275 or visit www.tunefolk.com (P)

Family Night Out GLENVILLE – Mayfair/Glenville VFW Post 4660 is sponsoring a Ziti Dinner on Fri., May 17 from 4:30-7:30pm at the Glenville Senior Center, 32 Worden Rd., Glenville. Dinner includes salad, homemade meatballs, sausage, sauce and dessert. Event will also feature raffles and live entertainment. Adults: $8, Seniors: $7, Children under age 12: $6. Proceeds to support local disabled and homeless veterans programs, veterans outreach, Wounded Warrior and other community based support groups. Help us help our heroes! (P)

Easter Egg Hunt ALPLAUS – The Alplaus United Methodist Church, located at 1 Brookside Avenue in Alplaus, is hosting an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 30 from 1011:30am. Free admission! Games and activities with prizes; refreshments. All kids and families are welcome. The church is handicapped accessible. Call 518-399-6000 for additional information. The Alplaus UMC also invites everyone to its Easter worship services which are as follows: Palm Sunday, March 24 at 10:15am and Easter Sunday services on March 31 at 7am and 10:15am. We hope you can join us. (P)

Volunteer Workshop for SCHS ROTTERDAM JCT. – “Understanding Archive” – part of SCHS Volunteer College series – Sat., April 6, 10:30am, at Franchere Education Center, Mabee Farm Historic Site, 1080 Main Street (Route 5S), Rotterdam Junction. Are you interested in volunteering for the Schenectady County Historical Society? Join us every 1st and 3rd Saturday to learn more about the specifics of volunteering, background on all of the SCHS sites, and even some local history. In the April 6 presentation, “Understanding Archives,” Schenectady County Historical Society Librarian/Archivist Melissa Tacke will define the term “archives” and will provide a brief overview of the concepts, standards, and practices that govern how we work with materials in our collections -- from seventeenth-century documents to digital photographs taken mere months ago. The presen-


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Bulletin Board tation will include a discussion of processes used by volunteers in arranging, describing, and preserving archival materials. For more information about the “Understanding Archives” presentation, please contact Melissa Tacke at 518-374-0263, option 3 or email librarian@schist.org. For more information about the SCHS Volunteer College series, please contact Jenna Peterson at 518-887-5073 or by email at educator@ schist.org. The Franchere Education Center is wheelchair-accessible. (P)

Chicken Parm Dinner SCHENECTADY – St. Anthony’s Parish Sacred Heart League will host a Chicken Parm Dinner on Fri., April 5 from 5-8pm and Sat., April 6 from 5-8pm at 331 Seward Place in Schenectady. Adults: $12, children under 12 yrs.: $6. Take-out available. (P)

Annual Card Party SCOTIA – The Beukendaal Fire Co. Ladies Auxiliary, Sacandaga Rd., Scotia, is sponsoring its annual Card Party on Friday, April 12 at 6:30pm. There will be food, prizes and a 50/50 raffle. Please join us. (P)

A Lecture by Tricia Shaw ROTTERDAM JCT. – Tricia Shaw, Education Coordinator at Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site, will present her recent research on the interconnections between Schenectady and Schoharie families with Fort Hunter and Queen Anne’s Chapel on Saturday, March 30 at 2pm at the Mabee Farm Historic Site’s George Franchere Education Center, 1100 Main St., Rotterdam Junction. Shaw will trace the 300-year history of one acre in particular that passed through five different families, most importantly, the Mabee Family and also saw the construction of Fort Hunter, the building of the Erie Canal, a 19th century tenant farm and a multitude of flooding disasters including Hurricane Irene. Adults: $5 (free to Schenectady County Historical Society members). For more information call (518) 887-5073. (P)

Crafters, Vendors & Sellers Wanted W. CHARLTON – Come sell your wares at the West Charlton 11th Annual Community Tag Sale and Craft Fair. Friday & Saturday, April 26th & 27th, 9am-3pm, rain or shine. Rent an 8-foot table at the firehouse for

$25 per day. To reserve a table, please call (315) 7623121 by April 12th. Space is limited. The West Charlton Firehouse is located at 1293 Eastern Avenue (off Rt. 147, one mile south of the intersection with Rt. 67). This event is a fund-raiser for the West Charlton Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary. (P)

Retired Teachers Assoc. to Meet SARATOGA COUNTY – The Saratoga Springs Retired Teachers Association will meet on Monday, April 1, at noon at Longfellows Restaurant, 500 Union Avenue (Route 9P), Saratoga Springs. Membership is open to retired educators who taught and/or live in Saratoga County. For membership information, call 587-5356. (P)

Craft Fair GALWAY – Free admission! Saturday, April 13 from 10am-3pm at Galway High School, 5217 Sacandaga Rd., Galway. Sponsored by the Galway Lioness. (P)

Easter Celebration SCOTIA – Easter Celebration on Saturday, March 30, from 1-3pm (check-in from 12:45-1am). Free admission, ages 2-11. Egg hunt, games, music, prizes, snacks, animals and more! Pre-register by March 29 at 399-0039 or www.bfcglenville.com/easter Believers Fellowship Center, 304 Swaggertown Rd., Scotia. (P)

Single Parents of the Capital District Meetup CAPITAL REGION – Calling single parents ages 30’s – 70’s (with young or adult children) - Parents Without Partners (PWP) meets 6:45pm, April 6, 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: www.meetup.com/PWP796 or call us at 348-2062. (P)


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Bulletin Board “Women of Distinction” Program Seeks Nominees CAPITAL REGION – Are you a “woman of distinction?” Do you know – and wish to recommend – someone special for consideration as part of the New York State Senate’s prestigious “Women of Distinction” Program for 2013? If the answer to either question was “yes,” then State Senator Kathleen A. Marchione (R,CHalfmoon) wants to hear from you! In observance of March as “Women’s History Month,” Senator Marchione has announced that she is seeking nominations from across the 43rd Senate District for the State Senate’s popular and prestigious Women of Distinction Program. Women living in the 43rd Senate District – which includes parts of Rensselaer, Saratoga and Washington Counties, and all of Columbia County – are eligible for nomination. The deadline for entry as a nominee for inclusion in Senator Marchione’s Women of Distinction Program for 2013 is Monday, March 25. Copies of Senator Marchione’s Women of Distinction nomination form – and further information regarding the program – are available by calling (518) 455-2381, or e-mailing marchione@nysenate. gov. The 2013 Women of Distinction Program nomination forms are also available at Senator Marchione’s official Senate webpage www.marchione.nysenate. gov. (P)

Grant Writing Training CAPITAL REGION – If you are an emerging organization or an organization who wishes to improve your grant and capacity building skills, Congressman Paul Tonko invites you to participate in a free training being held Wednesday, March 27 at Union College. Topics discussed will include Organizational Development, Strategic Planning Basics, Financial Management Basics, Performance Measurements and Evaluation and how to find and apply for grants. For more information visit tonko.house.gov (P)

Spring Gardening Classes SCHENECTADY – Cornell Cooperative Extension, Schenectady County is offering a variety of gardening classes this spring and summer. The classes start in April with Plant Propagation, Preparing Your Garden for Spring, Tool Maintenance, and Your Garden as an Outdoor Room. Plant Propagation will be held at the greenhouses at the Sustainable Living Center in Cen-

tral Park on April 6 from 9-9:45am. Cost for this class is $10. Preparing Your Garden for Spring will also be held on April 6 at the Sustainable Living Center. This class will run from 10-10:45am. Cost for this class is $5. Tool Maintenance will be held on April 6 at the Sustainable Living Center. This class will run from 11-11:45am. Cost for this class is $5. Sign-up for all three workshops for $15 (a savings of $5). Your Garden as an Outdoor Room will be held on Thursday April 18 from 6:30-8pm at the Niskayuna Library. Participants will join Master/ English Gardener, Timothy Huggett, share his garden design tips that will help create a functional, beautiful outdoor space. Cost for this class is $5. To register for these classes or to see a complete listing of all the classes being offered this spring and summer, please visit the Cornell Cooperative Extension, Schenectady County Website, www.cce.schenectady.org. If you have any questions, please contact Schenectady CCE office at 518-372-1622. (P)

Summer Gardening Series for Families SCHENECTADY - Schenectady County Cornell Cooperative will offer a Summer Gardening Series for Families at the Sustainable Living Center in Central Park on Saturdays throughout the summer. The informal, hands-on sessions cover a variety of gardening topics and are fun and educational for all ages! Classes are held rain or shine. Mother’s Day Garden Gifts will be on May 4, from 10-11am. Children will create a special Mother’s Day gift that grows and a card to take home. Cost for this class is $5. per child. The program Wonderful Wildlife will be held on July 20 from 10-11am. Families will take a nature walk and discover what animals live in the forest and park. Look for animal signs and tracks. Touch real animal bones and fur and make a craft to take home. Cost for this class is $5 per child. To register for these classes or to see a complete listing of all the classes being offered this spring and summer, please visit the Cornell Cooperative Extension, Schenectady County Website, www. cce.schenectady.org. If you have any questions, please contact Schenectady CCE office at 518-3721622. (P)

Holy Week Services at Our Redeemer SCOTIA – Our Redeemer Lutheran Church on Glen Avenue and Reynolds Street in Scotia will observe the following Holy Week Schedule: March 28 - Maundy


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Bulletin Board Thursday - Footwashing Service 11am w/ Luncheon at noon, Evening Service at 7pm; March 29 - Good Friday - Crosswalk starts at Scotia Reformed Church 9:30am, Tenebrae Service at Our Redeemer 7pm; March 31 - Easter Services at 9am & 11am. For further information please contact the church at www. ourredeemer.cc or call 518-393-5031. (A)

One Amazing Acre: 300 Years of History ROTTERDAM JCT. – Tricia Shaw, Education Coordinator at Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site, will present her recent research on the interconnections between Schenectady and Schoharie families with Fort Hunter and Queen Anne’s Chapel on Saturday, March 30 at 2pm at the Mabee Farm Historic Site’s George Franchere Education Center, 1100 Main St., Rotterdam Junction. Shaw will trace the 300 year history of one acre in particular that passed through five different families, most importantly, the Mabee Family and also saw the construction of Fort Hunter, the building of the Erie Canal, a 19th century tenant farm and a multitude of flooding disasters including Hurricane Irene. $5. Adults, free to Schenectady County Historical Society members. For more information call (518) 887-5073. Mabee Farm Historic Site, 1100 Main St., Route 5S, Rotterdam Junction. (A)

Burnt Hills Baptist Church Services BURNT HILLS – Burnt Hills Baptist Church will hold the following services for Easter: Maundy Thursday (March 28) Service at 7pm; and Easter Sunday (March 31) Service at 10am. All are welcome. Handicap accessible. (A)

Thursday Musical Club Concert SCHENECTADY – Thursday Musical Club 100th Anniversary Concert: Sunday, April 7, 2:30pm, at First Reformed Church in Schenectady Stockade. Julie Panke, Director; Elinore Farnum, Accompanist. Narration by TV Journalist Elaine Houston; Commissioned Piece entitled “There Is Nothing That A Woman Cannot Do” celebrating women through the ages written by Valerie Showers Crescenz. Guest Artists will be a chamber ensemble from “The Musicians of Ma’alwyck.” Adults: $15, Students/Seniors: $12. (A)

Trout Unlimited Monthly Meeting

ALBANY – Clearwater Chapter of Trout Unlimited will hold its April meeting on the April 15 at 7:30pm at its New Location at the Albany Ramada Plaza Hotel, 3 Watervliet Ave. Ext., Albany. Guest speaker will be Evan Botcher from the Hungry Trout Fly Shop with a presentation on fishing the Ausable River and surrounding area. A guest fly tier will also start at 6:30pm. For more details, directions, and info on upcoming events please visit www.clearwatertu.org. Admission to our meetings is free and public is always invited. (A)

NY Dental Assistants Assoc. Annual Session CAPITAL REGION – The New York Dental Assistants Association would like to invite you to attend our Annual Session being held at Hudson Valley Community College, on April 13, 2013. This program has been planned by Hudson Valley Community College’s Dental Assisting program. Be a part of the Professional organization for Dental Assistants. Keep informed of important changes in your profession. Continuing Education Programs include Radiographic Techniques Analog to Digital Dental Company Exhibits, Dr. Delores Cottrell-Carson, State Board of Dentistry Presentation: “New York State Dental Assisting Practice Law”. Please visit the New Capital District Dental Assisting Group website: http://capitaldistrictdentalassistinggroup.weebly.com/index.html (A)

Good Friday Silent Prayer Vigil BURNT HILLS – The Burnt Hills United Methodist Church located at 816 Saratoga Rd., Burnt Hills will be open Good Friday afternoon March 29 from 12pm to 6pm. All are encouraged to take a few moments to pray for their loved ones, those in need of compassion, healing, and more. (A)

Mohawk Valley Chorus Scholarship Competition AMSTERDAM – Mohawk Valley Chorus’ annual scholarship competition for area high school juniors and seniors is now open. All musically inclined students living in MVC’s seven-county area are eligible for the $500 award, which may be used to further the winner’s musical education or for any other desired purpose. The winner must perform one or two num-


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Bulletin Board bers at the beginning of the chorus’ annual classics concert at 3pm on Sunday, May 19, at Amsterdam High School. Each applicant must submit a CD of two songs (one should be a classical piece, the other a lighter, more modern number); three letters of reference, one of which should be from a vocal music teacher from school or from private lessons; and an application form. Forms have been sent to high schools and many private music teachers throughout the area and are also available by contacting Gay O’Brien at 885-3781 or by email at gobrien@nycap. rr.com. Candidates must reside in Fulton, Montgomery, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Albany or Hamilton counties. Deadline for entering the competition, which will be judged by a panel of qualified MVC members, is April 2. Finalists may be asked to participate in a live audition. (A)

Safe Boating Certification Class SCOTIA – In partnership with the United State Power Squadron, the Guan-Ho-Ha Fish and Game Club will host a Personal Water Craft (PWC) and Boating certification course on Sat., April 20 from 9am-5pm at Guan-Ho-Ha Banquet Hall, Rector Rd., Scotia. Learn the fundamentals of safe boat handling and operation in one comprehensive classroom course. Class is open to everyone and satisfied the NYS certification requirement for operators of PWC and young boaters between the ages of 10 and 16. Course fee includes an extensive course textbook. Registration deadline: Fri., April 12. For additional information and to register, contact Armand Canestraro at 372-7220. (A)

Lenten/Easter Services NISKAYUNA – Ash Wednesday: Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1850 Union Street, Niskayuna, invites you to our 6pm service. Wednesdays following, Lenten dinners served at 6pm with service following at 6:45pm. Pastor Derek Lecakes officiates. Our Holy Week Services officiated by Pastor Derek Lecakes are as follows: Palm Sunday, 10:15am; Maundy Thursday, 6pm; Good Friday - Tenebrae 6pm; and Easter Sunday Service at 10:15am. Pastor Derek Lecakes officiates. (518) 346-1958. He is Risen, Alleluia! (A)

$2000 Clarence Neumann Scholarship GLENVILLE – The Glenville Knights of Columbus are

again sponsoring a 1-year $2000 scholarship to be awarded to a graduating High School student entering a college of their choice this fall. Students who reside in the Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake, Scotia-Glenville, Niskayuna High School districts and are an active member of the Roman Catholic Church are eligible. Entries will be judged on Community Service, Extracurricular Activities, Academics and an applicant’s written statement. Applications must be postmarked no later than April 15, 2013. Applications are now available in the High School Guidance Offices. (A)

Continuing Art Show SCHENECTADY – Continuing Art Show, through March 31 in the Parish Hall, St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 1935 The Plaza, Schenectady, 12309. Fine Art Photography exhibit by local artist, Ann Norsworthy-Rigley. “Traditions & Foundations”, a collection of images reflecting historic sites and unique views of local landmarks as presented in Ms. Norsworthy-Rigley’s contemplative and dynamic photographic style. Also on site, a comprehensive catalog of prior works and collections. 10% of all sales benefit SICM, Schenectady Inner City Ministry. For open hours, contact the church office, 346-6241, ssec.cathleen@gmail.com or Ann, at 225-4440, ann@ioLIGHTstudios.com (A)

Town of Glenville Tax Collection Sites GLENVILLE – The Town of Glenville has announced that all 2013 town, county, school and water taxes will be processed at the Glenville Municipal Center, 18 Glenridge Rd. In 2012, 1st National Bank of Scotia assisted with the collection of taxes, but based on proposed costs for bank services in 2013, the town has determined that an in-house collection will be the most cost-effective process. Town of Glenville residents are asked to plan on paying all taxes for 2013 by mail or in-person at the Glenville Municipal Center, or by utilizing the secure web portal on the town’s website, www.townofglenville.org. (A)

Scotia-Glenville Food Pantry SCOTIA – The S-G Food Pantry, located at the First Baptist Church of Scotia, 132 Mohawk Ave., Scotia, provides a 3-day supply of food to residents of Scotia-Glenville. Pantry is open Tuesdays 5:30-7pm and Thursdays 9-11am. Information: 399-9426, ask for Jan-


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Bulletin Board ice Cooper; or call Tim Horn at 377-0372. (A)

2013 Acoustic Coffee House Shows FULTONVILLE – All free Acoustic Coffee House from 6:30-10pm, held downstairs of the Fultonville Methodist Church on Montgomery Street in Fultonville. The no admission, no donation Acoustic Coffee House is a no alcohol event and is open to all types of music as long as there is NO vulgarity, doesn’t offend anybody and acoustic instruments only. Enjoy some free food and beverages while listening to some great music and some very skilled and talented people. If you can’t make it at 6:30pm, that’s OK as there is a new performer every 9 - 13 minutes on average. Future Acoustic Coffee House shows (first Saturday of every month): April 6, May 4, June 1, July 6, August 3, September 7, October 5, November 2 and December 7, 2013. (A)

NYS Free & Low-Cost Health Insurance SARATOGA REGION – New York State offers free and low-cost health insurance for children, teens and adults through: Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus and Medicaid. Free screening and enrollment services are available by calling toll free 1-888-242-1418. Please call our caring, professional staff for more information! We have 27 enrollment sites throughout the following counties: Fulton, Hamilton, Montgomery, Saratoga and Washington Counties. (A)

Red Cross Needs Volunteers 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. (A)

Support Charlton Heights Cub Scouts BURNT HILLS – Support the Charlton Heights Cub Scouts by donating bottles and cans at 250 Lake Hill Road, Burnt Hills. Bottle drop in barn driveway available 24/7. (A)

$1,000 Scholarships Available GLENVILLE – The Scotia-Glenville Seniors will again offer $1,000 scholarships to two area high school seniors who have demonstrated good scholarship and community service, with special emphasis on service to Scotia and Glenville seniors. High school seniors who live in the town of Glenville, regardless of their school affiliation, may request an application by writing to the Glenville Senior Center, 32 Worden Rd., Glenville, NY 12302; ATTN: Scholarship Committee. Applications for the scholarships will also be available in the Scotia-Glenville High School guidance department and in the GIVE office. Applications must be returned by April 12, 2013. (A)

Local Non-Profit Seeks Volunteer Grant Writer CAPITAL REGION – If you have grant writing experience and would like to use that to help a local nonprofit organization to grow, please consider volunteering your time and skills to I AM I CAN. I AM I CAN fosters mentorships between high school girls and local, caring, successful women in an effort to ensure graduation success and to inspire these young women to dream about and plan for a fulfilling life after high school. The group is looking for someone with research ability and word-smithing skills to locate grant possibilities. This position would be ideal experience for a student that is pursuing work in the world of non-profits, or for a retired grant writing professional that is looking to give back to the community. You can learn more about the organization at www. iamicanachieve.org. If you feel you can help, please call Avon Scherff at 518-688-3010 or email to Avon@ scherffinsurance.com (A)

Simplifying Lives Needs Volunteers CAPITAL REGION – Simplifying Lives for a cause is the Capital District’s only non-profit organization dedicated to providing free house cleaning and organizational services for people undergoing cancer treatment. Simplifying Lives is looking for volunteers, business partners for the discounted referral service, corporate sponsors, and donations. For further information or to donate, please contact Simplifying Lives for a cause at (518) 935-5822, or visit their website at www.simplifyinglives.org. (A)


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Bulletin Board After The Fire is in Dire Need of New Volunteers SARATOGA COUNTY – After The Fire is a non-profit organization that helps residents of Saratoga County who have suffered a loss due to fire. After being paged by Fire Control, After The Fire members respond to the fire scene to provide the family members with clothing, gift cards, personal care items, a night’s stay at a participating hotel/motel, Red Cross referral, informational material, emotional support-whatever is needed to help the family through an extremely traumatic situation. Meetings are held on the fourth Tuesday at 7pm as follows: February, March, October & November at Eagle Matt Lee Fire House on Washington St. in Ballston Spa; April, May, June & September meetings are held at Halfmoon Town Hall on Harris Rd. in Halfmoon. Anyone interested in finding out how you can help your neighbors in need may attend a meeting. To find out more about After The Fire, visit www.afterthefire.org. (A)

Dodgeball League Now Forming SCHENECTADY – Dodge, duck, dive, & dip into a dodgeball league! Contact Lindsay or Kevin at the Schenectady YMCA 518-881-0117 or email LJordan@ cdymca.org or KKuon@cdymca.org (A)

Urgent Need for Volunteers SARATOGA COUNTY – Are you 55 years or older and have time to volunteer? There is an urgent need for volunteers to assist with the Saratoga County Office for the Aging Senior Nutrition Program at the Saratoga Adult and Senior Center 5 William Street Saratoga Springs. Volunteers are needed Monday – Friday from approx. 11am-1pm. If interested please call RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteer Program) at 884-4110. (A)

Boy Scout Bottle & Can Drive GLENVILLE – Boy Scout Troop 65, chartered by the Church of the Immaculate Conception, conducts a returnable bottle and can collection drive and accepts used printer cartridges for recycling on the 1st Saturday of every month from 9am-12noon at the Church located at 400 Saratoga Road (Rte. 50) in Glenville. Follow the signs at the entrance of the parking lot of the Church to the Boy Scout Troop 65

garage. The Scouts will unload the returnables from your vehicle. (A)

Organization Seeks Board Members CAPITAL REGION – Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness organization is looking for Board Members. Joseph Michael Kolarcik Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that provides financial assistance to families of stillborn and unexpected infant loss. Please come join us and help make a difference. Contact Cynthia at 518-878-9000 or visit online at www.jmkf.org. JMKF breaking the silence and remembering our Angels. (A)

Goodreads Book Club BURNT HILLS – The Burnt Hills Teen Reading Club is the Town Of Ballston Community Library’s virtual discussion group for teens. We will talk about our favorite books, have reading challenges and raffle prizes! Our Club is open to students in grades 7-12 and is a private group on goodreads.com that is not visible to non-members. Students can participate by signing up on goodreads.com, with parent permission. Interested parents are also welcome to join our online group. For more information please mail rdarling@ sals.edu. (A)

Addition to Library Pass Program SCHENECTADY – The Schenectady County Public Library has added the ALCO Heritage Museum to its Library Pass Program. The Program is a partnership between the public library and area museums and cultural venues. Library patrons with a valid library card can sign out a pass – just like a book – to visit participating locations. Each pass offers free or reduced admission according to the terms for that pass. For more information and a full listing of passes, visit http://www.friendsofscpl.org or call 388-4508.The program is made possible through the support of the Friends of the Library. (A)


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