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April 13th – April 19th, 2018

Friday, April 13

Leatherstocking Honor Flight
Saratoga Senior Center, 
5 Williams Street, Saratoga Springs
5:30 p.m.
The Honor Flight Network recognizes American Veterans for their sacrifices and achievements by flying them to Washington DC to see their memorials, at no cost to them.  Join Greg Furlong, a 10-year volunteer, as he talks about the program and the amazing experiences and veterans he has met. Free and open to the public.

 

Saturday, April 14

Coming Soon to a Garden Near You
Cornell Cooperative Extension,
50 West High Street, Ballston Spa
9 – 10:30 a.m.
This class will look at ticks, aphids, spiders and other creepy crawlies. Also “Who has Been Living with You?” which covers identification and prevention methods for moles, voles, termites, ants and more. Cost is $15. Walk-ins welcome, cost at the door is $18. To register please call 518-885-8995 or send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Love, Peace, Chicken & Grease 
Southern Adirondack ReStore,
1373 Route 9, Moreau
Noon – 5 p.m.
Proceeds benefit Habitat for Humanity, Northern Saratoga, Warren and Washington counties. Tickets are $12 complete chicken dinner. Includes: half chicken, baked potato, coleslaw, dinner roll, but-ter, oatmeal crème cookie, bottled water. Buy your ticket at: Southern Adirondack ReStore, 1373 U.S. Route 9, Moreau, Glens Falls National Bank, 250 Glen St. Glens Falls, Sterling Homes, 1487 Saratoga Rd., Ballston Spa, Roohan Realty, 519 Broadway, Saratoga Springs or connect with us on Facebook: facebook.com/SouthernAdirondackRestore. 

 

Sunday, April 15

Consciousness-Raising Book Discussion
Woodlawn Commons, 
156 Lawrence Street, Saratoga Springs
6 p.m.
Albany-Saratoga Spiritual Adventures is hosting a spiritual book discussion. All are welcome whether or not they’ve read. This month’s book is The Power of Kindness by Piero Ferrucci. For more information, visit www.newthoughtnewyork.org or call 518-366-9918.

 

Monday, April 16

Meandering Mondays 
Moreau Lake State Park, 
605 Old Saratoga Road, Gansevoort
10 a.m.
Join a park educator on a morning adventure. This is the second of a series to get out and move. Our second hike we will hike along the turkey path trail which has a short section of up hills. Please call the park office with 24-hour advanced notice to reserve a spot, 518-793-0511, all are welcome. Adults 62 and under are $2. Children and seniors are $1. We will meet and check in at the office. 

 

Tuesday, April 17

Chapter 60 Korean War Veteran’s Association Luncheon
C & R Restaurant, 
Route 29, Galway
Noon
Hosts are Bill and Lillian Reid.  All veterans who served anywhere during the Korean War, or in Korea at any time, spouses, widows, friends and relatives are all invited to attend.  We will be ordering off the menu, with several $6 specials. To make a reservation, please contact the Reid's at 518-885-1414 by April 15. New members are always welcome. Annual dues for veterans are $10, $5 for all others. For further information or an application to join the organization, please contact Comm. Roger Calkins at 518-584-3037.

The Academy for Lifelong Learning Raising Dough Fundraiser
West Side Sports Bar and Grill,
112 Congress Street, Saratoga Springs
5 – 8 p.m. 
West Side is donating a percentage of your purchase to the Academy for Lifelong Learning. Enjoy great food and drink, a silent auction and raffle.

Autism Spectrum Disorders - Symptoms and Intervention
Skidmore College, 
Tisch Learning Center, Room 301
6 p.m.
Dr. Gina Cosgrove will review the core symptoms associated with the Autism Spectrum across the lifespan.  Best practices in educational and social-communication interventions will also be reviewed. This event is free and open to the public. For more information contact Professor Rachel Mann-Rosan at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Wednesday, April 18

Introduction to Autism Diagnostic Assessment 
Skidmore College, 
Tisch Learning Center, Room 301
6 p.m. 
Have you ever wondered how a person gets diagnosed with autism?  Join Dr. Lenore Strocchia-Rivera of Learning Insights for an introductory talk on what the diagnostic assessment process looks like. This event is free and open to the public. For more information contact Professor Rachel Mann-Rosan at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Thursday, April 19

Celebrating the Power of Hope
Longfellow’s Restaurant, 
500 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs
6 – 9 p.m. 
In observance of National Child Abuse Prevention Month, we will recognize and thank Saratoga Center for the Family’s community partners, supporters, and sponsors for their continued support and commitment to the Center and our community. The evening will include a cocktail hour with Hors D’oeuvres and cash bar, program during dinner and dessert. For more information, visit www.saratogacff.org/event/celebrating-the-power-of-hope. Tickets available at www.eventbrite.com/e/celebrating-the-power-of-hope-tickets-43996820675.

Rally Point: Five Tasks to Unite the Country and Revitalize the American Dream
Northshire Bookstore, 
424 Broadway, Saratoga Springs
6 p.m. 
Former representative Chris Gibson will be at Northshire Bookstore for a free event. The author, who served New York's 19th Congressional District in the House of Representatives for six years will discuss and sign his book, which looks past the 2016 election, past the finger pointing and conventional political thinking, to focus on clear, primary principles that conservatives must debate and defend to protect the future of America. Reservations are required. Visit www.northshire.com for details. 

Film:  Swim Team 
Skidmore College,
Tisch Learning Center, Room 301
6:15 p.m. 
In New Jersey, the parents of a boy on the autism spectrum take matters into their own hands. They form a competitive swim team, recruiting diverse teens on the spectrum and training them with high expectations and zero pity.  In this award-winning film, Swim Team chronicles the extraordinary rise of the Jersey Hammerheads, capturing a moving quest for inclusion, independence and a life that feels winning. Followed by Q & A with Representatives from Saratoga’s Special Olympics Swim Program. This event is free and open to the public. For more information contact Professor Rachel Mann-Rosan at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Sipping for Seniors 
Bailey’s Saratoga, 
37 Phila Street, Saratoga Springs
5 – 10 p.m.
Come out to Bailey’s Saratoga for dinner and drinks to support the Saratoga Springs Senior Center.  Special guest bartenders will be serving up drinks and all tips will go directly to the Center.  A portion of all food and drink sales will also support the Center so make sure to mark your calendars for this fun evening out in Saratoga.

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