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16 The Altamont Enterprise - Thursday, June 10, 2004 Pirates of Penzance, Gilbert and Sullivan's most well-known work, is playing at the Mac-Hayden Theatre, June 10 through 20. Tickets range from $21 to $23; children under 12 are $12. Call 392-9292 for more information or reservations. Thursday, June 10 Thursday Morning Walk in the Woods will be held from 9 to 10:30 a.m. atThacher Park. The morning walks are scheduled for every Thurs- day in June, July, and August. The first walk will be held on Thursday, June 3. Participants will meet at the Paint Mine Picnic Shelter. All walks are free and open to the public. Please call 872-1237 for additional information about meeting places. These excursions are weather-de- pendent; therefore, walks may be re- scheduled in case of rain. Meditation at 8 p.m. at Orenda Yoga & Healing Arts at the Altamont Train' Station. Gail Roller of Rigpa will lead with a brief instruction fol- lowed by 45 minutes of silent medi- tation. This is a free program offered Thursdays throughout the summer. No experience is necessary. For more information, call 727-9754. The Upstate New York/Vermont Chapter of The Leukemia and Lym- phoma Society Annual Gelatin Slide will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Crossgates Mall. Each slider is asked to raise a minimum of $200 to take the plunge (children under 16 years old only have to raise $100). For more information, call 438-3583. Yoga Circle, at 9:15 a.m. at Orenda Yoga & Healing Arts at the Altamont Train Station. For more in- formation, call 727-9754. Facts about the Onesquethaw- Coeymans Watershed will be de- scribed to New Scotland Kiwanls Club Members at their meeting in the community room of the New Scotland Presbyterian Church. The importance of the watershed in meeting the water requirements of New Scotland and surrounding com- munities will be outlined by speaker Nancy Heinzen, Outreach Coordina- tor. The dinner meeting, which be- gins at 6:30 p.m. is open to the pub- lic, however, advance reservations should be made by calling 765-4257 or 765-4084. Thursday Morning Walk in the Woods will be held from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at Thacher Park. The morning walks are scheduled for every Thurs- day in June, July, and August. The first walk will be held on Thursday, June 3. Participants will meet at the Paint Mine Picnic Shelter. All walks are free and open to the public. Please cajl 872-1237 for additional information about meeting places. These excursions are weather-de- pendent; therefore, walks may be re- scheduled in case of rain. At the Guilderland Public Library, 2228 Western Avenue, 456-2400, www.guilderlandpublic.info : The Guil- derland Public Library Board of Trustees will hold its monthly meet- ing at 7:30 p.m. in the library's Normanskill Room. At the Voorheesville Public Li- brary, 51 School Road, 765-2791: Every-Other-Thursday-Night Poets will meet at 7 p.m Friday, June 11 Classic Theatre Guild presents Tennessee William's \A Streetcar Named Desire\ on June 11, 12, 18 and 19 at 8 p.m. and June 13 and 20 at 2 p.m. at Hilton Center for the Performing Arts, 40 Russell Road (by Westgate Plaza). Tickets cost $12 for adults and $10 for students and seniors. For information and reser- vations, call 453-1048. Turnpike with Kyle Hatch (solo) will perform from 6 to 9 p.m. at Tastee Treat, 2070 Mew Scotland Av- enue in Slingerlands. For more information, call 475-1373. Giffy's Chicken Barbecue will be held by the Westmere Fire Depart- ment Ladies Auxiliary from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Firehouse, 1741 West- ern Avenue. Complete chicken dinner at $8.50. Take-out or eat-in, and walk-ins are welcome. At the Guilderland Public Library, 2228 Western Avenue, 456-2400, www.guilderlandpublic.info : An All- Ages Chess Club meets at 6:30 p.m. All skill levels, abilities are welcome. At the Voorheesville Public Li- brary, 51 School Road, 765-2791: Preschool Storytime at 10: 15 a.m. Saturday, June 12 No Outlay with Kevin Mual will perform from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Tastee Treat, 2070 New Scotland Av- enue in Slingerlands. For more information, call 475-1373. A Nature Sketching Program will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. at Thacher Park. Participants should bring sketching paper and pencil, or other drawing or painting tools. Drawing materials will be provided if needed. The program will meet at the Overlook area, near the concession stand, at 9 a.m. Sketch a wonderful view or a lively botanical drawing. Previous drawing experience is helpful but not neces- sary. The program is appropriate for ages 13 and up. For more information, or to register, call 872-1237. Geology Walk will be held at 9 a.m. at Thacher Park. Learn about the geologic history of the escarp- ment with Thorn Engel while explor- ing rocks from the cliff base to the highest elevation in the park. Meet at Paint Mine picnic area. Bring water and lunch and be prepared for a five-hour journey. For more information, call 872-0800. A Spoon Dinner will be held at 4 p.m. at Clarksville Firehall. Variety of dishes,--reasonable prices per spoon. For more information, call 768-2004 or 768-2320. Sponsored by Onesquethaw Volunteer Fire Company Auxiliary. Make a Market Basket from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Spinning Room, 190 Main Street in Altamont. Weave a handle market basket using a 10 inch D handle and 3/4 or one inch reed. Class fee $30, material fee, $7.50. For more information, call 861-0038. A Dragonfly Program will be held at 2 p.m. at the New York State De- partment of Environmental Conservation's Five Rivers Environ- mental Education Center, 56 Game Farm Road in Delmar. An introduc- tory program into the fascinating life of the dragonfly will be followed by an outdoor walk. This program is free. Participants should dress for the outdoors. Bring binoculars, if you have them; some are available at the Center to borrow. For more information, call 475-0291. Volunteer Weed Warriors are needed to help with invasive species management in the Albany Pine Bush from 9 a.m. to noon. Preserve staff will lead volunteers in an as- pen girdling project. Volunteers should be at least 10 years of age and in good physical condition to participate. Meet in front of the Al- bany Pine Bush Preserve sign at the Karner Barrens East trailhead along Route 155. For more information, call 785-1800 ext. 100. Sunday, June 13 At the Guilderland Public Library, 2228 Western Avenue, 456-2400, www.guilderlandpublic.info : Nancy Marie Payne will tell tales of heroic female aviators at 2 p.m. Monday, June 14 The Albany Pine Bush Staff and Envision Architects will meet from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Guilderland Pub- lic Library. Share your ideas for the development of the Discovery Cen- ter. Goals for the meeting are to pro- vide an update on the status of the Discovery Center and to solicit in- put from the audience to assist with the development of Discovery Cen- ter interpretive materials. The Dis- covery Center will be housed in the existing SEFCU building, 195 New Karner Road. For more information, call. 785-1800 ext. 217. Life-Size Star-Spangled Banner will be unfurled at 10:30 a.m. at Wal-Mart (across from the Glenmont Elementary School), Router 9W in Glenmont. The Life-Size Star- Spangled Banner Project is a col- laborative effort between three classes from the Glenmont Elemen- tary School and one class from the Bethlehem Central Middle School. Over 100 students helped create a replica of the original Star-Spangled Banner that flew over Fort McHenry during the War of 1812. In celebra- tion of Flag Day, the flag will be un- furled from the roof of Wal-Mart. Later the flag will be sent as a sym- bol of support to the American sol- diers stationed in Iraq. Town of New Scotland Resi- dents Planning Advisory Commit- tee will meet at 7:30 p.m. at the Wyman Osterhout Community Cen- ter, Old Road in New Salem. All New Scotland residents welcome. Call Town Hall for weekly agendas or cancellations at 439-4889. At the Voorheesville Public Li- brary, 51 School Road, 765-2791: Registration begins for 2004 Summer Reading Club. Tuesday, June 15 Zippy Tuesday Complete Take- Out Dinner, including dessert at the Community United Methodist Church. 1499 New Scotland Road in Slingerlands. Curb service, order at side door from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. This week's meal is Chicken and Macaroni and Cheese. Cost is $6 regular, $8 large. To reserve a din- ner, call 439-1766. National MS Society Upstate New York Chapter Offers a pro- gram on Integrative Medicine and MS at 10 a.m. at the Albany Chap- ter Office, 421 New Karner Road, Suite 6 in Albany. Ann Carey Tobin, MD, will discuss the role of integra- tive medicine in the treatment of MS. Suggested donation $3. For more information or to register for this program or learn more about MS and other Chapter programs in the area, call Charity Burnor at 464- 0924, toll free at (800) 922-9120 or e-mail at cburnor@msupslate nyalb.org . At the Guilderland Public Library. 2228 Western Avenue, 456-2400, www.guilderlandpublic.info : Create Power Point Presentations Class will be held at 5:30 p.m. Space is lim- ited. Registration required, call ext. 7; \Snoops in the Slacks\ Book Dis- cussion Group will meet at 7 p.m. to discuss \Life Sentence\ by David Ellis. For details or to join the group call ext. 7; Tlic Teen Advisory Com mitiee (TAC) will meet at 7 p.m. All leens, ages 12 to 18 are welcome. At the Voorheesville Public Li- brary, 51 School Road, 765-2791: Preschool Slorylime at 10:15 a.m.; Nimblejingers crafts and quillets group at 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 16 A monthly immunization ses- sion for children, newborn through 18 years old will be held at the Al- bany County Department of Health, 175 Green Street. Albany from 4 to 6 p.m. To qualify the child must be a resident of Albany County who is underinsured or currently has no health insurance. Please bring the child's immunization records. Please call 447-4654 or 447-4602 to make an appointment. Eighth Annual Garden Tour, consisting of three gardens in Delmar and two estate gardens in Feura Bush will be open for visitors from 4 to 8 p.m. Tickets are $10 per person and may be purchased from 4 to 6:30 p.m. on the 16th at the Price Chopper parking lot, New Scotland Road in Slingerlands. A driving map plus information on each garden will be provided. All proceeds to benefit Bethlehem beautification projects through the Bethlehem Garden Club and Bethlehem First. Vegetarian/Vegan Lasagna Dinner at 6 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, corner of State and Willett Streets in Albany. Guest speaker is Mark Dunlea, Hunger Action Network New York State and The Green Party of New York State. The cost is $10 for adults, $5 for students, and $2 for children. For reservations call 462-0891 or 434- 1954. People are welcome to come for the talk at 7 p.m. There is no charge for just attending the talk. At the Guilderland Public Library, 2228 Western Avenue, 456-2400, www.guilderlandpublic.info : Teen Vi- sual Arts Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. Call Trevor at ext. 40 for details. Thursday, June 17 Meditation at 8 p.m. at Orenda Yoga & Healing Arts at the Altamont Train Station. Gail Koller of Rigpa will lead with a brief instruction fol- lowed by 45 minutes of silent medi- tation. This is a free program offered Thursdays throughout the summer. No experience is necessary. For more information, call 727-9754. \Innovation with Imagination\ will be the subject of a presentation by Richard and Ellen Howie of Alta- mont for the New Scotland Klwanis Club's Family Night Program in the community room of the New Scot- land Presbyterian Church. The Howe's 'program will include story telling and wisdom as well as some art work and singing for Kiwanians, their spouses, children,' and or friends during the 6:30 p.m. event. Terrance Simien and the Zydeco Experience will perform at 7 p.m. at the Guilderlan* Perform- ing Arts Center, Tawasentha Park, Route 146 in Guilderland. The con- cert is free and will be performed rain or shine with seating provided on stage in the event of inclement weather. Lawn chairs or blankets are recomnlended. The Bethlehem Art Association will meet at the home of Peter and Rita Buttikerin Freehold. New York, for their annual June covered dish picnic at 6 p.m. Bring a dish to pass and lawn chairs. Spouses are in- vited. Call the Bulukers at 634-2272 for details and directions or check the latest edition of the BAA news- letter. BAA will resume regular monthly meetings in September. The Peace and Justice Forum will hear of the character and atli- tude in. the Middle East from Abdulrahman Al-Khalidy, of the Capital District Islamic Center. The forum will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Iroquios Indian Museum at Howes Caves. A discussion of the pros and cons of the P. A. T. R. I. O. T. Act will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Guilderland Public Library. There will be brief opening statements from three panelists, followed by a moderated question and answer period. The program is sponsored by the Guilderland Bill of Rights Com- mittee and is open to the public without charge. Refreshments and music by Annie and Jonny Rosen. For more information e-mail gbordc7@aol.com or call 456-5721. Thursday Morning Walk in the Woods will be held from 9 to 10:30 a.m. atThacher Park. The morning walks are scheduled for every Thurs-' day in June. July, and August. The first walk will be held on Thursday. June 3. Participants will meet at the Paint Mine Picnic Shelter. All walks are free and open to the public. Please call 872-1237 for additional information about meeting places. These excursions are weather-de- pendent; therefore, walks may be re- scheduled in case of rain. Friday, June 18 At the Guilderland Public Library. 2228 Western Avenue, 456-2400, www.guiklerlandpublic.info : An All Ages Cliess Clul) meets at 6:30 p.m. All skill levels, abilities are welcome. At the Voorheesville Public Li- brary, 51 School Road, 765-2791: Preschool Storytime at 10:15 a.m. Saturday, June 19 East Berne Volunteer Fire De- partment presents Thunder in the Mountains, The 4th Annual Clas- sic, Rod and Custom Car Show from noon to dusk at Berne Town Park, Route 443 in Berne. Fire trucks, 50/ 50 drawing, great food, music by The K-Man, trophies for the top 25 ve- hicles plus Chiefs Choice and Best of Show. Admission is $2 for gen- eral admission, free for children 10 and under. Registration is $8 and ends at 3 p.m. For more informa- tion or directions, call Scott Duncan at 872-9580, 365-2978, or 281- 0562. Rain date: June 26. The Hudson Adirondack Daylily Society will meet at 10 a.m. at the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Albany County, Martin Road in Voorheesville. This month Cathy Rogers will be discussing Ornamen- tal Grasses and Baby Sitter plants will be distributed. Meetings are open to the gardening public. A Strawberry Supper will be held at Onesquethaw Reformed Church, Tarry town Road In Feura Bush. Servings at: 4:30, 5:30, and 6:30 p.rn. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 768-2213. Cost is your donation. Menu in- cludes: baked ham with raisin sauce, mashed potatoes, milk gravy, buttered mixed vegetables, cottage cheese pineapple salad, rolls and butter, beverages, and fresh strawberry shortcake with rearwhipped cream.

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