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Thursday

Music and arts

Artists of the Mohawk Hudson Region, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren St., Glens Falls. Artists of the Mohawk Hudson Region Hoopes, Feibes & Schmitt, and Rotunda galleries through Dec. 4. In this year’s Artists of the Mohawk Hudson Region, guest juror Victoria Palermo interprets submissions and develops an exhibition that responds to the issue of environmental change. As one of the nation’s longest-running regional juried exhibition, AMHR features the works of artists living within 100 miles of Albany. Palermo presents an exhibition that depicts ideals of landscape — past, present, and of the artists’ imaginings; examines the impact of environmental degradation; and asks what can be done about it. Museum Hours: Open Tuesday to Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday noon to 5 p.m., and closed Mondays.

Picasso, Braque, & Léger: 20th Century Modern Masters, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren St., Glens Falls. Picasso, Braque, & Léger: Twentieth Century Modern Masters explores the three Modern masters’ shared love of the printed word. An exhibition of more than eighty prints by Pablo Picasso, Georges Braque, and Fernand Léger examines their relationships with Contemporary writers, playwrights, and poets, and the artists’ dedication to creating imagery that interpreted modern texts. Organized by Contemporary and Modern Print Exhibitions, and sponsored by Marvin & Company, P.C.; Mr. and Mrs. Karl E. Seitz; Silverwood Home & Galleries; and Dr. Shirley Ann Jackson. Museum Hours: Open Tuesday to Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday noon to 5 p.m., and closed Mondays. Fernand Léger (French 1881-1955), Fêtes de la Faim (Day of Hunger), 1949, lithograph in black with three colors, 13 x 9 5/8 in., Anonymous Loan © Artist Rights Society (ARS), New York.

For the kids

After School Arts and Crafts, 3:45-4:45 p.m., Hudson Falls Free Library, 220 Main St., Hudson Falls. Every Thursday at 3:45 to 4:45 p.m. Come join us for various arts and crafts after school. Kids in 1st grade and up can stop by for a new art project every week. Drop in. No sign up required.

Pre-School Story Time and Arts & Crafts—Thursdays at the Hudson Falls Free Library!, 10:15-10:45 a.m., Hudson Falls Free Library, 220 Main St., Hudson Falls. Youth and family programs every Thursday at the library. Pre-School story time 10:15 to 10:45 a.m. Thursday mornings. Arts and crafts 3:45 to 4:45 p.m. Thursday afternoons. (Closed Thanksgiving Day Nov. 28).

Tours for Tots, 10:30-11:30 a.m., The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren St., Glens Falls. Thursday, Nov. 14 and 21. A morning program for guardians and children ages 3 to 5. Explore the museum’s permanent collection or exhibitions with age-appropriate gallery and art-making activities, introducing young children to big ideas in art. Different topics are explored each week by use of art materials, books and play. Suggested donation.

Social

Backyard BBQ + Line Dancing, 5-11 p.m., Downtown Social, 190 Glen St., Glens Falls Backyard BBQ all you can eat 5 to 8 p.m. Adults $15.95, kids (10 and under). Get those dancing shoes on! Live Country Music and Line Dancing 8 to 11 p.m.

Clothing Ministry, 6-8 p.m., Queensbury United Methodist Church, 460 Aviation Road, Queensbury. 2nd Life Wearhouse of Queensbury United Methodist Church offers amazing new-to-you adult clothes for $2 and kids clothes for $1. Open every Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. and Saturdays 9 a.m. to noon. Run by volunteers and donations. For our community, by our community.

Green Drinks Happy Hour, 5-7 p.m., Harvey’s Restaurant and Pub, 14 Phila St., Saratoga Springs. Green Drinks is a “green gathering” for those who work, volunteer or have a passion for promoting the environment, conservation and sustainability. Join us at Harvey’s on the first Thursday of every month to meet new people, learn about local green initiatives and share what you’ve been working on. Green Drinks is in the Library Room at Harvey’s from 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 7. November’s featured topic: Your SUSTAINABILITY PRIORITIES. Sustainable Saratoga is beginning to plan for our 2020 efforts. Please join us and let us know what concerns and ideas you have to help make our community more sustainable.Details: Cash bar. Happy Hour runs until 6:30 p.m. with half priced drafts, wines and cocktails. Non-alcoholic drinks and food offered.While this is a networking event, solicitation is not allowed.

Hometown Thanksgiving Volunteer Meeting/Sign-Up, 6-7 p.m., Christ United Methodist Church, 54 Bay St., Glens Falls. Our annual volunteer meeting will be held in the fellowship hall at the Christ United Methodist Church on the corner of Bay and Washington Streets in Glens Falls on Thursday, Nov. 7, at 6 p.m. This is an informational meeting for those that would like to volunteer, as well as the first opportunity to sign up for all volunteer openings. Many questions will be answered during this time but please bring any you may have. Any questions prior to the meeting, please message through Facebook on our page, Hometown Thanksgiving, call Meg at 518-232-8896 or email at hometownthanksgiving@gmail.com. Please do not contact Christ United Methodist as they are not sponsoring the meal; they are simply kind enough to allow us to use their space. Hope to see you at the meeting!

Knee High Naturalist, 2-3:15 p.m., Moreau Lake State Park, 605 Old Saratoga Road, Gansevoort. This class is intended for children ages 1-6 and their parents/guardians along with any siblings. We will read a short story or two based on the outdoors and then go for a short hike hoping to see some cool wildlife. Registration is necessary with 24-hour advanced notice, please call 518-793-0511. Please stop at the office first to pay for the event. Cost is $1 per child.

Mark Twain: An American Life, 6-8 p.m., Crandall Public Library, Community Room, 251 Glen St., Glens Falls. Join us and be transported to Mark Twain’s America and learn the story of his life in a very personal, eye-witness experience. Judy and Dennis Cook will read excerpts from Twain’s writings and perform relevant songs from the period. This program will also include projected images and offer lyrics to attendees to join in. A program booklet with information about the songs will be available. Books and CD’s will also be available for sale.

Wetland Hike, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Moreau Lake State Park, 605 Old Saratoga Road, Gansevoort. Beginners hike. A park naturalist will lead this short easy hike around the back pond into the wetland area. This is a great habitat for birds, ducks and turtles so keep your eyes peeled. Reservations are required with 24 hr advanced notice, please call 518-793-0511.

Health

Caregiver Support Group, 6-7:30 p.m., Saratoga Hospital, 211 Church St., Saratoga Springs. In this monthly support group, facilitated by Pierre Zimmerman, M.S., of One Roof Holistic Health Center, we will address issues of self-care and how to practice it while caring for someone else; identify sources of stress and learn skills to cope and take action to reduce that stress; explore ways to feel healthier, including practical solutions for constructive communication; discover how to clarify your needs and meet them without feeling guilt, anger or resentment. Pre-registration is requested. Please call 413-992-7012. This support group is funded by Saratoga Hospital Patient Cancer Funds.

Census Employment Information Session, 3-5 p.m., Caldwell-Lake George Library, 336 Canada St., Lake George. A representative from the U.S. Census Bureau will be available Nov. 7, with information about jobs for the bureau’s 2020 Census count. Join us for this free informative session to learn more about available Census 2020 jobs, which offer competitive wages and flexible hours. There are opportunities for everyone, whether you’re seeking full-time work or just looking to earn extra money on the side. Census Bureau recruiting assistants will be on hand to assist with filling out Census 2020 online job applications. Registration is recommended, but not required. For further information contact the library at 518-668-2528.

Childbirth Preparation Series, 7-9 p.m., Saratoga Hospital, 211 Church St., Saratoga Springs. This class will take place over four evenings. You may bring a labor support partner. Please register only one person per couple. Childbirth Preparation is a four-class series designed to educate expectant parents on their options during pregnancy, labor and delivery. We will discuss having a healthy pregnancy, the work of labor and birth, coping with labor, options for medications and other interventions, being an active participant in your care, the role of the birth partner and the first 48 hours after birth. The series will include discussions, films, hands-on opportunities, networking with other expecting couples and a tour of Saratoga Hospital’s Labor and Delivery Unit. Registration is required. Please call 518-580-2450 or visit http://saratogahospital.org/classes/.

Dementia: What Does It Mean?, 1-2:30 p.m., Greenwich Free Library, 148 Main St., Greenwich. Dementia: What Does it Mean? This training discusses the differences between aging and dementia. The program reviews four different forms of dementia including Alzheimer’s Disease, Vascular Dementia, Lewy Bodies with Dementia and Frontotemporal Dementia. Handout: “Understanding Alzheimer’s: A First Time Caregiver’s Plan.”

Friday

Music and arts

Docent Tours at the Hyde, 1-3 p.m., The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren St., Glens Falls. Docent tours at the Hyde from 1 and 2 p.m., Friday and Saturday. Join a Hyde docent for a tour of the museum’s permanent collection or exhibitions. Free with museum admission. Call 518-792-1761, ext. 350, to confirm availability.

Schuylerville Community Theater presents Moon Over Buffalo, 2-4:30 p.m., Saratoga Town Hall, Routes 4 and 29, Schuylerville. Schuylerville Community Theater opens its 40th season with the comedy “Moon Over Buffalo,” written by Ken Ludwig, with three performances on Nov. 8 and 9. Directed by Pat Douglass, this show features a brilliant cast of hilarious characters brought to life by the following talented, local area artists: George played by Andrew Greenwald* and Charlotte played by Lisa Greenwald* *Andrew and Lisa are married in real life—bringing a particularly funny dynamic to the stage by playing a married couple in this show. Ethel played by Dianne O’Neill, Rosalind played by Toni Anderson-Sommo, Paul played by Ken Killian, Richard played by Dane Martin, Howard played by Logan Haynes and Eileen played by Shelley Fairbanks. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Nov. 8 and 2 and 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9, at Saratoga Town Hall in Schuylerville. General Seating: $18 Adults; $16 Students and Seniors. For reservations, please call 518-695-5480.

Social

Bingo, 7-9:30 p.m., American Legion Post No. 574, 72 Pearl St., Hudson Falls. BINGO Every Friday until the end of 2019. Doors open at 5 p.m., game sheet sales start at 5:45 p.m., admission is $3. Extra regular sheets are $1 for three games on a sheet; $4 for 12 games on a sheet. Extra game sheets $1 each. Total payout weekly of over $2,000. A total of 14 games. 50/50 tickets by the SAL and concession available by the Legion Auxiliary.

Code Blue (Fun)draiser: Happy Hour, Music, Fun and Mallett Brothers Band Concert, 5-11 p.m., Parting Glass Pub, 40 Lake Ave., Saratoga Springs. Helping Code Blue as they approach winter. 5 to 8 p.m. Mega Happy Hour. There will be tap takeovers each hour, raffles, a dart challenge, music on two stages in two rooms and more. Admission is free but please donate if you can. Concert begins at 8 p.m. featuring The Mallett Brothers Band, Side Show gypsy and more TBA. Tickets are $15 Adv/$20 Door (recommend to buy in advance).

Hooks & Needles- Knitting and Crocheting Group at Hudson Falls Free Library, 11 a.m.-12 p.m., Hudson Falls Free Library, 220 Main St., Hudson Falls. Knit and crochet at Hudson Falls Free Library. Supplies and instruction available as needed.

Moreau Kayak Trip, 1-4 p.m., Moreau Lake State Park, 605 Old Saratoga Road, Gansevoort. Come learn kayaking with us before the season is over. This wonderful fall time paddle is a delightful way to learn a new fun way to spend time outside. The park naturalist will lead this beginner’s paddle around the lake, pointing out wonderful sights that are more enjoyable from an up-close perspective given by a kayak. Reservations are required with 24 hours advanced notice, call 518-793-0511. Please meet and pay at the park office, $2 for adults, $1 for children and seniors. Rentals available for $15.

Open Mic at Samantha’s, 7-10 p.m., Samantha’s Cafe, 193 Glen St., Glens Falls. Needed, poets, musicians and performers of all kinds for Open Mic @ Samantha’s. Bring everybody! Kitchen opens at 5:30 p.m. Great food. Open Mic begins 7 p.m. Hosted by Lee A. Gooden.

Spirit of Christmas Holiday Festival, 3-8 p.m., Queensbury United Methodist Church, 460 Aviation Road, Queensbury. Queensbury United Methodist Church hosts its annual Holiday Festival with 30 craft and food vendors. Cafe, silent auction, Christmas past room and bake sale table from 3 to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9. Our Cutts Scholarship Committee will take orders for Christmas wreaths and Santa Claus will stop in too.

The Capital Trend Dinner Show, 7-9 p.m., Downtown Social, 190 Glen St., Glens Falls. Come out and support great artists in a beautiful setting. The Capital Trend will be providing Jazz music and your other favorite social ballroom favorites during the hours of 7 and 8 p.m. at the Downtown Social. Look forward to seeing you there.

Health

Breastfeeding Support Group, 10-11:30 a.m., Saratoga Hospital, 211 Church St., Saratoga Springs. Join Kelly Duheme, IBCLC, in collaboration with Saratoga Midwifery, Saratoga OBGYN at Myrtle Street, and Saratoga WIC, for a FREE support group to connect with other breastfeeding mothers. We will celebrate our successes, share our struggles and offer guidance and support to help both mom and baby throughout their breastfeeding journey. Expectant mothers are encouraged to attend, and the group is open to all mothers regardless of delivery location. Grandmothers and siblings (up to age 5) are also welcome. Please bring a blanket/floor mat. No registration required. For more information, please call Kelly at 518-580-2049.

Saturday

Music and arts

Deja Vu Jazz, Swing Jazz Combo, 3-6 p.m., SPoT Coffee, 221 Glen St., Glens Falls. Come join us every Saturday and be entertained by the music of Billie Holiday, Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington and many others from the Golden Era of New York Jazz from 1935 to 1960. Featuring vocalist Bea Roman, Lew Petteys on tenor sax, Phil Brink on Trombone and Neil Giammatteo on trumpet and flugelhorn. For more information, please call (518) 584-9094.

Oldies & Country Music Variety Show, 4-8 p.m., Knights of Columbus, Park St., Granville. Music from the 50s, 60s and 70s will be performed by Bad Dog Spike, Steve Skeeter Morse and George Stoddard. Food and drinks will be available along with a 50/50 raffle. A recommended donation of $5 per person is required for entrance which will help with the building repairs and expenses. For more info call Steve at 518-932-3620.

For the kids

Family Art Time: Pine Cone Turkeys, 11 a.m.-12 p.m., Hudson Falls Free Library, 220 Main St., Hudson Falls. Second Saturday of every month at 11 a.m. Parents, grandparents and caregivers are welcome to join the kids in making beautiful works of art. All ages are welcome. Drop in. No sign up required.

Moosical & More!, 10-10:30 a.m., Crandall Public Library, Children’s Department, 251 Glen St., Glens Falls. Musical books, songs and movement activities are on the agenda for families with children ranging in age from infants through 6 years; older siblings are welcome, too. Moosical will be held from 10 to 10:30 a.m. every Saturday. Drop in, no sign up required.

Social

Red Oak Ridge Hike, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Moreau Lake State Park, 605 Old Saratoga Road, Gansevoort. Though challenging, this hike is about 2.5 miles round trip. You will be climbing about half way up the mountain range and walking through some special places that our educator will point out, as well as stop to enjoy. Please bring water on this hike. Registration is necessary with 24 hours advanced notice, please call 518-793-0511. Program fees apply.

Veteran’s Reception, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Caldwell-Lake George Library, 336 Canada St., Lake George. The Caldwell-Lake George Library will hold a reception honoring our local veterans Saturday, Nov. 9. All veterans, family members and patrons are invited to attend this free event. Coffee and donuts will be served. For further information, contact the library at 518-668-2528.

Wings Falls Quilters Guild November 9,2019 United Methodist Church, 8:15 a.m.-2 p.m., Wings Falls Quilters United Methodist Church, 15 Maplewood Parkway, South Glens Falls. The November meeting of the Wings Falls Quilt Guild will feature a bag making class by well-known area quilter and teacher, Sukie Vogel. The meeting will begin with coffee and friendship time at 8:15 a.m. followed by a business meeting at 9:15 a.m. show and tell and the class. Guests and new members are most welcome. For more information, call president Jackie LaNoir at (518) 792-8219.

Workshop

16 Hour On-the-Job Training Course for Security Guards, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Saratoga Hospital, 211 Church St., Saratoga Springs. This course takes place over two consecutive Saturdays. This is a 16 hour course, taken over two days, which must be completed within 90 days of employment as a security guard. The course provides the student with detailed information on the duties and responsibilities of a security guard. Topics include the role of the security guard, legal powers and limitations, emergency situations, communications and public relations, access control, ethics and conduct, incident command system, and terrorism.Please bring your security guard license and $160.00 cash payment. Registration is for both day 1 and day 2 of this course.The passing of an examination is required for successful completion of this course. To register, call 518-580-2450.

Health

Art and Yoga, 9-10 a.m., The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren St., Glens Falls. In partnership with Summit Yoga, join a certified instructor for a relaxing workout inspired by the artworks of Picasso, Braque & Léger. Bring your yoga mat and begin your morning with art and relaxation. $10 for members; $12 for non-members. Register by contacting Kayla at 518-792-1761, ext. 310, or adminassist@hydecollection.org.

Yoga at River Street Plaza, 8:30-9:30 a.m, River Street Plaza, 89 River St., Warrensburg. Join Sasaphras Yoga to stretch, focus and align every Saturday. Begin your day with a little peace and connection. All levels are welcome. This class meets on the second floor of The River Street Plaza, 89 River St., Warrensburg. Fee is $10. Please note that there will be no class Saturday, Nov. 30.

Sunday

Music and arts

Artists’ Panel Discussion, 2-3:30 p.m., The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren St., Glens Falls. Join us for a panel discussion with artists from Artists of the Mohawk Hudson Region, moderated by Tony Hall, editor and publisher of Lake George Mirror. Five artists will provide insight and reflections of their work in response to climate change, a theme of the contemporary display. Free.

Brahms Requiem, 4-6 p.m., The Spa Little Theater, 19 Roosevelt Drive, Saratoga Springs. The Burnt Hills Oratorio Society is excited to announce the opening concert of its 2019-2020 season, “The Brahms Requiem.” Don’t miss the opportunity to experience this epic choral work, accompanied by a top-notch professional orchestra and sharing the concert stage with outstanding soloists from Opera Saratoga. $25 General; $20 Senior; $18 student 21 and under. The Brahms Requiem is the first of four concerts planned for the BHOS 2019-2020 season. The remaining season includes a December Festival of Carols, a February dinner theater featuring the music of The Beatles and a May concert of Baroque composers Bach and Handel.

Social

Honor Our Veterans Luncheon, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Fortunes Restaurant, 25 Nelson Ave., Saratoga Springs. Join Operation Adopt A Soldier for our Honor Our Veterans Buffet Brunch held at Fortune’s Restaurant at Saratoga Casino and Hotel. Come out for a morning filled with good food, great entertainment and amazing company as we honor all those military men and women who served the USA. There will be basket raffles, 50/50, auctions and harness track horse racing! Price is $25 before the event and $30 at the door. Children 3-10 are $10 before the event and $15 at the door. Children under 3 are free. We suggest purchasing tickets a head of time to ensure your free $10 play card. For advance tickets please contact Cliff at 518-260-9922 or Sherry at 518-522-2472 or Bruce at 518-495-0700. You can also message us! Hope to see you there!

Second Sunday with Art Lab, 12-5 p.m., The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren St., Glens Falls. The second Sunday of every month, The Hyde offers free admission. From 1 to 4 p.m. our educators host Art Lab, a free gallery and art-making activity that fosters creativity, collaboration and innovation among all ages. Families and individuals can drop in and participate in an educator-led exercise challenging the expectation of what art is and how it enhances our lives.

Health

Detox and Retox: Yoga at the ADK Pub & Brewery, 11 a.m.-12 p.m., Adirondack Pub & Brewery, 33 Canada St., Lake George. Combine your love of yoga with your passion for great craft beer. An hour long yoga class followed with beer sampling and a free pint in the pub. All levels welcome. Must be 21 to drink. Pre-registration is encouraged as space is limited. This event occurs every week on Sunday until the last Sunday in November. Contact Stephanie or visit our website for more information and upcoming classes. Email/ text, or call 518-796-2587.

Forest Bathing, 10-11 a.m., Pember Nature Preserve, 33 South Grimes Hill Road, Granville. The Pember Museum will host an introductory Forest Bathing program at the Pember Nature Preserve. Meet at the 33 South Grimes Hill Road entrance to the Preserve. On road parking. Forest bathing is not meant to be exercise. It isn’t a hike or a jog. Rather, it’s an opportunity for mindful connection with nature. A chance to slow down and open up all of your senses to the experience of, well, experiencing. To actually register what you are noticing as you wander aimlessly through the forest. To let your heart guide your steps, or your nose or your ears. When we open up our senses in this way, we begin to connect to the natural world. Participants may want to bring a sitting stool or camp chair and water. Dress accordingly to the weather. Weather permitting, of course. Registration by Nov. 8, would be appreciated by calling the Pember Museum at 518-642-1515, sending a personal message via Facebook or email at Pember_edu@roadrunner.com. This is a free program open to adults only.

Monday

Veterans Day

Field of Flags, 10:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m., Fort William Henry, 48 Canada St., Lake George. A field of over 5,000 flags will grace the west lawn near the fort. The public is invited to share the names of their service men and women to be added to the field, call 518-964-6647. A musket salute will take place on Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. Refreshments will follow at the fort. Free. The fort will be open 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Veterans Day.

Tuesday

For the kids

New! for the kids — Read to Bella, our new reading therapy dog, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Children’s Department of Crandall Public Library, 251 Glen St., Glens Falls. Read to Bella, a Newfoundland, and one of our new reading therapy dogs. Free for children ages 5 and up. Sign up at the children’s desk of Crandall Public Library or call 518-792-6508, ext 4.

Pre-School Story Time, 3:30-4 p.m., Hudson Falls Free Library, 220 Main St., Hudson Falls. Join us every Tuesday at the Hudson Falls Free Library for interactive stories and songs. Ages 3-5, siblings welcome. Drop in, no sign up required.

Social

Chapter Chat Book Club — at Hudson Falls Free Library, 2-3 p.m., Hudson Falls Free Library, 220 Main St., Hudson Falls. Chapter chat book club will meet to review “The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper” by Phaedra Patrick.

Full Moon Hike, 6-8 p.m., Moreau Lake State Park, 605 Old Saratoga Road, Gansevoort. The park naturalist will be leading this month’s Full Moon hike. While walking around the lake, flora and fauna will be pointed out as the sun is setting and the moon is rising. Call for reservations with 24-hour advanced notice, 518-793-0511. Program fees apply. For beginners and up.

Taco + Trivia Tuesday, Downtown Social, 190 Glen St, Glens Falls. $3 tacos and $6 margaritas! Does it really get any better? no, oh wait, it does, live Trivia starting at 7 p.m. See you there!

Health

Bariatric Surgery Informational Seminar, 6-8 p.m., Embassy Suites, 86 Congress St., Saratoga Springs. This informational seminars make it easy to learn everything you need to know, from our team’s qualifications to what to expect and how to get started on your weight-loss journey. These sessions offer the perfect opportunity for you to ask questions to help you prepare for a one-on-one consultation with our bariatric surgeon. Sign up for this free seminar by calling 518-693-4699. For more information, visit the Saratoga Bariatric Center website.

Caregiver Support Group, 11 a.m.-12 p.m., The Glen at Hiland Meadows , 39 Longview Drive, Queensbury. Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia can be challenging and often overwhelming. We invite you to attend one of our support groups. Support groups provide emotional support, information, resources and a platform for caregivers to share strategies and lessons learned with other caregivers of persons with dementia.

Eating Tips for People Living with Diabetes, 4:30-6:30 p.m., SHMG Primary Care- Milton, 510 Geyser Road, Ballston Spa. Join a small-group discussion with a Registered Dietitian/Certified Diabetes Educator to learn eating strategies that make sense for you. Learn about carbohydrate counting, eating out, food shopping and other aspects of nutrition to consider when you or a loved one have diabetes. Informal setting with plenty of time for questions and answers. There is a fee to attend this program. Please check with your insurance company about possible coverage. Copays and deductibles apply. Physician referral and advance registration required. Please call 518-886-5121.

Expectant Parent Night, 7:30-8:30 p.m., Saratoga Hospital, 211 Church St., Saratoga Springs. You may bring a labor support partner. Please register only one person per couple. Choosing a hospital and a provider to deliver your baby can be a tough decision. This class is designed to introduce you to the Women’s Health Services Unit and our neonatal providers, Saratoga Hospital Midwives and Saratoga OBGYN at Myrtle Street. The class will include an overview of the services available, an introduction to the other classes offered to expectant parents, time for questions and a tour of the maternity unit. So, whether you’re newly expecting, planning to become pregnant soon or just curious to learn what is offered, come join us and see what we’re all about! Registration is required. Please call 518-580-2450 or visit http://saratogahospital.org/classes/.

Surviving to Thriving after Cancer Treatment, 6-7:30 p.m., Saratoga Hospital, 211 Church St., Saratoga Springs. The transition from cancer patient to cancer survivor is often a difficult journey. In the weeks and months after treatment ends, patients can feel alone, confused and uncertain. This group will help you build your tool chest with skills to cope and create your “new normal” so you’ll have the kind of life you deserve. For more information, please call Jennifer Baldwin at 518-886-5648. This group is sponsored by the Mollie Wilmot Radiation Oncology Center of Saratoga Hospital and the American Cancer Society.

Wednesday

Music and arts

Author Lecture, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Caldwell-Lake George Library, 336 Canada St., Lake George. Author, educator and maritime archaeologist, Joseph W. Zarzynski will be at the Caldwell-Lake George Library at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, to discuss his most recent book, “Ghost Fleet Awakened-Lake George’s sunken bateaus of 1758.” Ghost Fleet awakened tells the story of a little recognized sunken fleet of Lake George warships, bateau, from the French and Indian war between 1755-1763. When several of these British bateau-class shipwrecks were found by two teenage scuba divers in 1960, newspapers called them the “Ghost Fleet.” From 1987 to 2011, Zarzynski directed Bateaux Below, the nonprofit organization that studied colonial bateau-class shipwrecks in the 32 mile long Lake George. Zarzynski is a world renowned naval archaeologist and author. Ghost Fleet Awakened is his 6th book. This event is free and open to the public. Reservations are advised. For further information, contact the library at 518-668-2528.

For the kids

Artful Afternoons, 2:30-4:30 p.m., The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren St., Glens Falls. An afternoon drop-in art program for guardians and children ages 6 to 12. From 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13 and 20. We will begin by examining a work from the Museum’s permanent collection or exhibitions, then visit the Art Studio to put your discoveries into action. A different topic is explored each week. Suggested donation.

Baby Lap Time, 2:30 to 2:50 p.m., Wednesday afternoons at the Children’s Department at Crandall Public Library, 251 Glen St., Glens Falls. Join us for fun stories, rhymes, songs and playtime with your baby! For infants who are not yet walking; no siblings please. Sign up at the Children’s Department at Crandall Public Library or call 518-792-6508, ext. 4.

Dance Classes for Kids, 3:50-5 p.m., Adirondack Dance Artistry, Hudson River Music Hall, 10 Maple St., Hudson Falls. Adirondack Dance Artistry is a dance studio offering dance classes to children, teens and adults located in and around the greater Glens Falls Region. Our popular Pre-ballet & Creative Movement dance class for children ages 3-5, runs every Wednesday from 4 to 5 p.m. at our studio location inside Hudson River Music Hall, 10 Maple St., Hudson Falls. The fall semester runs from Sept. 18—Dec. 20. Pre-ballet and Creative Movement dance class is an activity-oriented and interactive dance class where children find fun in learning the correlation between music and movement. Our professional dance instructors use engaging techniques including imagery, pantomime, props, games and obstacle courses to help each child explore ballet, funk, hip-hop and tap dance styles. Within a differentiated learning atmosphere, each class builds upon a routine schedule. As children progress, basic dance positions and movements are introduced. Parents may sign-up via our website or contact us to schedule a trial class, no commitment necessary. Join our Dance Artistry today! Please visit our website, adkdancearts.com for more information. You may contact us via phone, text or email: (518) 460-5567, adirondackdanceartistry@gmail.com.

Social

After the Flood by Kassandra Montag, a Book Discussion, 6:30-8 p.m., Crandall Public Library, 221 Glen St., Glens Falls. Join in to discuss this fascinating book about life after the world floods. After years of slowly overtaking the continent, rising floodwaters have left only an archipelago of mountaintop colonies surrounded by a deep expanse of open water. Protagonist, Myra and her seven year old daughter, Pearl, fish from their small boat and visit dry land only to trade for supplies and information about the few remaining outposts of civilization. In search of her older daughter, Row, stolen by her husband, Myra joins forces with a larger ship whose inhabitants hope to build a safe haven together. Join as we ask ourselves, “How far would I go to save a loved one?” Refreshments will be enjoyed.

Artside Chats at The Hyde Collection, 10:30-11:30 a.m., The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren St., Glens Falls. Artside Chats to be held from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13 and 20. Explore Artists of the Mohawk Hudson Region for a gallery discussion beside the artworks with the best interpreters, the artists! Each week, different artists will join a Hyde Collection staff member for moderated discussions about their artwork. Free with Museum admission.

Book Buzz, 3:45-4:45 p.m., Hudson Falls Free Library, 220 Main St., Hudson Falls. On the third Wednesday of every month, join our book club and read a different book every month. Books will be ordered in advance and be available behind the upstairs circulation desk, just ask the clerk. Grades 4-8. Drop in. No sign up required, just the book.

Book Buzz, 3:45-4:45 p.m., Susan Ann MacKenzie, 1 Pearl St., Hudson Falls. Book Buzz will discuss “Sanity and Tallulah” by Molly Brooks.

Free Senior Wednesday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren St., Glens Falls. Free for seniors every Wednesday until Nov. 27, The Hyde Collection offers free admission to seniors ages 60 and older.

Green Building for a Sustainable Saratoga Springs, 7-8:30 p.m., Saratoga Springs Public Library, 49 Henry St., Saratoga Springs. Josh Stack, construction manager and resilience consultant will speak at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, at H. Dutcher Community Room, Saratoga Springs Public Library. This program will explore such questions as: Green building materials: What are they? Where can I buy them? What do they cost? What educational efforts, new codes or governmental regulations might be needed to encourage the retention and use of green building materials? How to maximize principles of sustainability through historic preservation? How can these green building approaches help meet State and local Climate Action Plan goals? A panel discussion with local builders, designers and construction specialists will follow the presentation. This event is co-sponsored by Sustainable Saratoga and the Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation.

House Party Game Night, 5-11 p.m., Downtown Social, 190 Glen St., Glens Falls. House Party Game Night from 8 to 11 p.m. $3 Bud Light! Karaoke! and Big Screen PlayStation VR, Pictionary Air, Guitar Hero, etc., and Fud Bar Specials! Kids Eat FREE Buffet from 5 to 8 p.m. (w/ Purchase of Adult Meal—Children 10 and Under).

Workshop

Finding Meaningful Activities, 2-3:30 p.m., Caregiver Support Initiative, 357 Bay Road Suite No. 8, Queensbury. This workshop discusses how to plan activities for a person with dementia. Dementia caregivers will learn about breaking activities down step-by-step so that the person with dementia can understand them. The approach helps the person with dementia succeed. Examples of activities that the person with dementia may enjoy will be shared.

Words on Nature, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m., The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren St., Glens Falls. In this interactive writing workshop, join author Johannah Davies Spero to interpret the artistic voices from Artists of the Mohawk Hudson Region, depicting nature and sending a message about the environment. Open to all skill levels; no formal writing experience necessary. $10 for members; $15 for non-members. Register by contacting Kayla at 518-792-1761, ext. 310, or adminassist@hydecollection.org.

Health

Cancer Support Group, 12-1 p.m., Saratoga Hospital, 211 Church St., Saratoga Springs. This cancer support group, led by Pierre Zimmerman, M.S., of One Roof Holistic Health Center, provides “a safe container to explore common physical, financial, emotional, cognitive, developmental, familial, and spiritual issues.” Please register by calling 413-992-7012. This group is sponsored by the Mollie Wilmot Radiation Oncology Center of Saratoga Hospital.

Prenatal Yoga, 6-7:15 p.m., Saratoga Hospital, 211 Church St., Saratoga Springs. This class will take place over six evenings. A note from your healthcare provider indicating permission to participate is required. In six 75-minute classes, instructors will guide you through postures which may decrease common pregnancy discomforts, such as back pain, sciatica, carpal tunnel, swelling, anxiety, and fatigue, in addition to stretching and toning muscles used during labor and delivery. Instructors will also focus on meditation, breathing, relaxation and visualization in preparation for childbirth. Class is suitable for women at any pregnancy stage. Yoga experience is not necessary. Bring a mat, pillow and blanket to each class. Registration is required. Please call 518-580-2450 or visit http://saratogahospital.org/classes/.

Smart Recovery meeting, 6-7:30 p.m., 120 West Ave., Saratoga Springs. Smart Recovery meeting for people dealing with any type of addiction.

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