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Thursday

exhibit

A Magical World: The Art of Jacob Houston, The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren St., Glens Falls. Whitney-Renz Gallery, through June 23. Greenwich (Washington County) native Jacob Houston has charmed audiences throughout the Northeast with his idyllic land- and cityscapes and detailed glimpses into everyday life.

Women Modernists: Selections from the Permanent Collection and Nova Southeastern University Art Museum, Fort Lauderdale, The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren St., Glens Falls. Women Modernists: Selections from the Permanent Collection and Nova Southeastern University Art Museum, Fort Lauderdale Feibes & Schmitt Gallery through June. Women Modernists examines how Modernism breaks from traditions of the past to embrace abstraction and experimentation. Through willingness and flexibility to move between figuration and abstraction, artists such as Dorothy Dehner and Grace Hartigan communicate new ways of seeing and understanding the world around us. With influences as diverse as nature, the constructivist movement, and jazz, come see how women of the 20th century looked to the future.

Albert E. Flanagan: The Towering City, The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren St., Glens Falls. For Albert E. Flanagan, John Taylor Arms and their contemporaries, New York’s skyscrapers were a source of artistic inspiration. In Albert E. Flanagan: The Towering City, The Hyde Collection displays eighteen works by the New York printmaker that were donated to the Museum by his widow in 1971. In addition, the exhibition will include several prints and published illustrated books by John Taylor Arms.

music

Regional Folk Legend Dan Berggren to Play Free Concert at the Adirondack Folk School, 6-7 p.m., Adirondack Folk School , 51 Main St., Lake Luzerne. The Touba Family Foundation has given a grant to the Adirondack Folk School to provide live performances at the school during the year. These cultural events are free, and all are welcome! We’ll start the ball rolling with a concert by the beloved, amazing Dan Berggren, musician, educator, Adirondack folk singer and songwriter, on Thursday, May 23 at 6 p.m. Dan has been featured nationally on public radio and television. He is Adirondack born and raised but has entertained all over the country and abroad with his unique style that captures the spirit of our mountain home. We hope you will join us for a wonderful evening!The Adirondack Folk School seeks to preserve Adirondack arts, crafts and culture through a diverse offering of close to 300 classes each year. The school is known for having one of the best blacksmithing teaching facilities in the country. Classes are also offered on fiber arts, rustic furniture making, canoe building, jewelry, woodworking, basketry, herbalism, soap making and much more.

for the kids

After School Arts and Crafts, 3:30-5 p.m., Hudson Falls Free Library, 220 Main St., Hudson Falls. Projects that focus more on the process of creating and exploring art more than the end result. Stop by anytime between 3:30 and 5 p.m. All ages.

Science Explorers, 10:30-11:30 a.m., The Children’s Museum of Saratoga, 69 Caroline St., Saratoga Springs. Discover the many ways science is all around us in a program that is designed to spark curiosity and create those surprising “a-ha” moments for children that can last a lifetime. Whether children are experimenting with smells, designing an air powered car or experimenting with color and dyes, these multi-sensory activities foster curiosity, creativity and problem-solving skills.

Story Time, 1:30-2 p.m., Hudson Falls Free Library, 220 Main St., Hudson Falls. A variety of books, songs and finger plays. Infant to 7 years with parent or caregiver.

Tours for Tots, 10:30-11:30 a.m., The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren St., Glens Falls. 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

Tree Planting in City Park, 3-4 p.m., City Park and Crandall Public Library, 251 Glen St., Glens Falls. Please join us in City Park to help plant a Red Maple Tree. Warren County Soil and Water Department is supplying the tree in honor of Arbor Day! They will talk about the importance of trees and the history of Arbor Day. Diggers of all ages needed!

social

Clothing Ministry, 9 a.m.-noon, 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.

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.

workshop

Childbirth Preparation Series (4 classes), 7-9 p.m., Saratoga Hospital, 211 Church St., Saratoga Springs. 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 and a tour of Saratoga Hospital’s Labor & Delivery Unit. We offer discounts for active/retired military, hospital employees and Medicaid. We also offer 15% off education packages when you register for three or more classes at once. Contact communityed@saratogacare.org with any questions.Registration required. Please call 518-580-2450 or register online at http://saratogahospital.org/events/childbirth-preparation-series-4-classes-6/.

Town of Horicon First Wilderness Public Meeting, 7-9 p.m., Horicon Town Hall, 6604 State Route 8, Brant Lake. Please join us for a special planning workshop. The Town of Horicon is joining Warren County’s First Wilderness Heritage Corridor. The Town will partner with the towns of Johnsburg, Thurman, Stony Creek, Warrensburg, Chester, Lake Luzerne, Corinth, Hadley, and Village of Corinth, to create an regional economic development strategy to strengthen and maximize tourism. The focus of the workshop will be on establishing a vision and identifying waterfront projects along Schroon Lake, Schroon River and Brant Lake.

Warm Weather Healthy Living with Herbs with Amy Cason. No. 1394-0523. 1 day, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main St., Lake Luzerne. It’s always great to see warm weather arrive, nevertheless it comes with its fair share of mishaps. Our warm weather chest will focus on the everyday happenings of summer such as the need for bug spray, a poison ivy pre-wash and soothing cubes for bites and stings. We will also make things for seasonal allergies, rashes and more!

Friday

exhibit

Docent tours, 1-3 p.m., The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren St., Glens Falls. 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.

for the kids

Memorial Day Craft, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., World Awareness Children’s Museum, 89 Warren St., Glens Falls. Enjoy our festive Memorial Day Craft Workshops on Friday, May 24th, with classes at 11 a.m. AND 3:30 p.m., where we’ll be making patriotic windsocks! Workshops are free with admission, but donations are gladly accepted!

social

Bingo, 7-9:30 p.m., American Legion Post No. 574, 72 Pearl St., Hudson Falls. Doors open at 5 p.m. Game sheet sales start at 5:45 p.m. $3 admissions. 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.

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.

Mason/Star Public Roast Turkey Breast Dinner, 4:30-6 p.m., Ticonderoga Masonic Temple, 10 Montcalm St., Ticonderoga. A public Roast Turkey Breast Dinner, sponsored jointly by the members of Mount Defiance Lodge No. 794, F.&A.M., and Fort Ticonderoga Chapter No. 263, Order of the Eastern Star, will be served Friday, May 24, from 4:30-6 p.m. in the downstairs dining hall of the Ticonderoga Masonic Temple, 10 Montcalm St., Ticonderoga (across from the Stone House). Take-outs will be also available. Tickets are $10 for adults and $6 for children 12 years old and younger, and will be sold at the door. Parking for this event will be available along Montcalm Street, also at the Hancock House parking lot.

workshop

Blacksmithing: Creative Caffeine, Put Legs on It with Caitlin Morris. No. 1484-0524. 3 days, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main St., Lake Luzerne. Get a leg up on your blacksmithing skills with this introduction to joinery! This box with legs can be re-imagined in a variety of different ways (business card holder, candy dish, tiny table, functional sculpture, cell phone stand, etc.); the only limit is your imagination! Students will have the opportunity to hone their blacksmithing skills and explore ways to get over creative blocks. This class is appropriate for beginners with some experience.NOTE: Hard shoes and long pants are required for student’s safety.

Gardens for Bees, Butterflies, Birds and Bugs with Amy Cason. No. 1395-0524. 1 day., 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main St., Lake Luzerne. Learn to use plants and herbs in your gardens and yard to attract bees, butterflies and birds including hummingbirds and songbirds. The instructor will show students what plants to use in their gardens to make it more resistant to harmful bugs by attracting beneficial bugs. Students will learn what flowers to plant to attract bees to your food plants and trees as well as provide them with the food they so vitally need. The instructor will also go over the plants used in making moonlight and other unique gardens. The importance of seed and plant sources and some beneficial gardening practices will also be covered.

Saturday

for the kids

Art Adventures, 10:30 a.m.-noon, The Children’s Museum of Saratoga, 69 Caroline St., Saratoga Springs. The Creation Station is open every Saturday. This is a creative space where children and their families can make art together. Each week, we offer a multi-sensory craft that encourages self-expression and experimentation with different art mediums.

music

Deja Vu Jazz, Swing Jazz Combo, 3-6 p.m., SPoT Coffee, 221 Glen St., Glens Falls. Performing 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.

social

Fundraiser Yard Sale for Greece Trip with School 2020, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., VICKY L WAGER, 240 SOUTH ST, GLENS FALLS. Fundraiser for two Senior Girl Scouts heading to Greece on April, Spring Break 2020 with Glens Falls High School Arts Program. Multi Family Yard sale, too many items to mention. Something for everyone. Lemonade stand available and credit cards accepted!

“Junk in the Trunk Sale,” 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Harrisena Community Church, 1616 Ridge Road, Queensbury. Junk in the Trunk lets you rent a parking space and sell your junk right out of your car, van, or pickup. Reservations for sellers is recommended. Call 518-744-0258. A parking space can be rented for the day for $15. Admission for shoppers is free. The event will be held in the church parking lot from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday. We will also be selling hot dogs, soft drinks and a bake sale.This is a perfect event for apartment dwellers that may not be able to conduct a garage sale due to restrictions within a complex, or anyone that may want to have steady traffic to their offerings.

workshop

Build a Fairy House and a Fairy Door with Don Polunci. No. 1359-0525. 1/2 Day., 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main St., Lake Luzerne. What is a Fairy House? It’s a small dwelling that is made from things you find in nature. Twigs, bark, pine cones, leaves, stones, acorns, flowers and many other objects make perfect building materials. In this class you will construct and decorate a fairy house which can be placed on your porch, in a garden or inside your home. Students will also make a Fairy Door which is all the rage in Ireland! Please feel free to bring your own natural or decorative materials to embellish your house and make it special for your local Fairies! NOTE: Students should wear older clothing and/or bring an apron to class.

8 Hour Annual In-Service Training Course for Security Guards, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Saratoga Hospital, 211 Church St., Saratoga Springs. To register, please call 518-580-2450. This is an eight hour course that must be completed within 12 calendar months from completion of the 16 Hour On-the-Job Training Course for Security Guards, and annually thereafter. The course is structured to provide the student with updated and enhanced 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, and ethics and conduct. Please bring your security guard license and $80.00 cash payment. The passing of an examination is required for successful completion of this course.

Fairy Lore: Stories, Poems & Houses with Margo Mullein. No. 1455-0525. 1/2 Day, 1-3:30 p.m., Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main St., Lake Luzerne. Let the everyday slip away on this imaginative walk along the River Trail with Margo. Drawing from Celtic lore, she will weave a tale about Fairies, while connecting the dots between the Faerie folk of Ireland and the Adirondacks. During the walk we will each create a house out of natural objects for the Fairies of the River Trail forest. At the end of the trail, we’ll sit around the fire for some Fairy bread and Enchanted tea. Here, Margo will share her experiences on the Fairy Tree Trail of Ardgillan Castle in Co. Dublin, Ireland, the story of the Cottingley Fairies of England, and a poem or two, of Jeanne Robert Foster.NOTE: Make a permanent Fairy House for your own garden or home at Don Polunci’s Build a Fairy House and Fairy Door class held from 9am—12pm on the same day. Fairy Houses created in this workshop are temporary structures intended and designed to remain in the Forest of the River Trail, and not to take home.

Square Foot Gardening with Patricia Goldberg. No. 1357-0525. 1 Day, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main St., Lake Luzerne. Learn all about Square Foot gardening from a local gardening guru. Square Foot gardening is the practice of planning small but intensively planted gardens. It combines concepts from other organic gardening methods, including composting, closely planted raised beds and attention to a small, clearly defined area. It is a high-yield, space-saving gardening technique that allows you to extend your season. The beds are made to fit your space and are the ideal answer to maximizing your time, energy and results! You will leave this class with tons of ideas and all the information you will need to plant your own garden at home. Come learn from a “pro”, watch nature do her work, and then come back during the summer to tend your garden and harvest your efforts. Though the class is geared to vegetable gardening, the techniques discussed are applicable to other types of gardening as well. A terrific class for beginning gardeners or experts alike—and a great way to get out in the sun and enjoy our Adirondacks!

Trellises for the Garden with Bonnie Gale. No. 1465-0525. 2 days, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main St., Lake Luzerne. In this two-day workshop, students will make a total of two trellises to take home: an English Hoop Trellis and a Pea Cage Trellis. The English Hoop Trellis will be woven on a bench using a jig (or alternatively, in the ground). It is approximately two feet in diameter and involves curving rods over and through in three tiers and secured with a band of weaving at ground level. The Pea Cage Trellis will be secured in the ground in a radius and secured with bands of weaving. It can also be woven on a bench with a jig. The pea cage is approximately five feet tall and useful to support the growing of vines. Fresh willow and other woods will be provided as well as thin willow for weaving. No previous rustic experience necessary. This is a fun and productive class! Students should be prepared to work outside, kneeling on the ground or standing.NOTE: Students are required to bring sharp pruning shears, gloves and string or long twist ties. This class will be held outside, so please dress accordingly.

Yoga at River Street Plaza, 8:30-9:30 a.m., River Street Plaza, 89 River St,, Warrensburg. Stretch, focus and align every Saturday morning. Begin your day with a little peace and connection. All levels are welcome! This class meets on the second floor. $10.

Sunday

social

Sergeant Clarke, Union Vet and Andersonville Survivor, Welcomes You, 1-2 p.m., Grant Cottage, 1000 Mt. McGregor Road, Wilton. Oliver Clarke was the first Grant Cottage caretaker. Cottage visitors would remember him as a knowledgeable tour guide and a kindly, humorous chatterbox of a man. Oliver was all of these things. But he was also a Union veteran (Sgt., 94th New York Volunteer Infantry) and a survivor of Andersonville, the Civil War’s most infamous prison camp. Although he rarely spoke about his war experiences, Oliver did write about them.Grant Cottage tour guide Steve Trimm will portray this unsung hero and, using the sergeant’s 50 page handwritten memoir as a script, tell Oliver’s story in his own words.The suggested donation for Grant Cottage Porch Programs is $5 per person. Our events are supported with funding from the New York State Park and Trail Partnership Program (NYSPTPP) and New York’s Environmental Protection Fund. The NYSPTPP is administered by Parks & Trails New York, in partnership with the state Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation.

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Childbirth Preparation: One-Day Course, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Saratoga Hospital, 211 Church St., Saratoga Springs. You may bring a labor support partner. Please register only one person per couple. Childbirth Preparation is 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 & Delivery Unit. Registration is required. Please call 518-580-2450 or visit http://saratogahospital.org/classes/.

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. Contact Stephanie or visit our website for more information and upcoming classes. 518-796-2587Every Sunday in May!

Herb-Drying Tray with Barbara Boughton. No. 1432-0526. 1 day, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main St., Lake Luzerne. This basket uses a Shaker Cathead technique to create “feet” at the corners of the basket, which raises the base off the surface. With an open work base, the basket allows air to circulate under and within the basket, creating a perfect place to dry herbs from the garden. The rounded-rectangular shape with bushel-style handles and raised base, also creates a lovely place for storing and displaying year-round. The basket measures approx. 15” long, 10” wide, 6” high.

Monday

social

Memorial Day Observance, American Legion Post No. 629, North Creek. The North Creek American Legion Post No. 629 will be having its Annual Memorial Day Observance on May 27 at 10 a.m. at the Memorial site. In the event of rain, the event will be held in the gymnasium of the Johnsburg Central School.

Memorial Day Event Honoring The Unknown Soldiers of the Battle of Lake George, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Lake George Battlefield Park, Fort George Road, Lake George. On Memorial Day, the Lake George Battlefield Park (Fort George) Alliance will again hold a ceremony honoring the Four Unknown Soldiers of the Battle of Lake George. The Alliance, with community partners, annually holds this event to honor these soldiers, likely the oldest governmentally recognized unknown American soldiers in the United States. The event starts at 10:30 a.m. in Lake George Battlefield Park. Entrance to the Park for this event is free. The event includes a brief discussion about the Battle, laying of the wreath and a musket salute. Refreshments and a tour of the Park will follow. The event will not be cancelled due to weather. Please note that this event coincides with History Weekend in Lake George.

workshop

Yoga at the Bolton Landing Conservation Club, 4:30-5:30 p.m., Bolton Landing Conservation Club, 56 Edgecomb Pond Road, Bolton Landing. An hour of mindful movement every Monday evening. All levels are welcome!

Tuesday

for the kids

Story Time, 1:30-2 p.m., Hudson Falls Free Library, 220 Main St., Hudson Falls. A variety of books, songs and finger plays. Infant to 7 years with parent or caregiver.

Tuesday for Tots, 10:30-11:30 a.m., The Children’s Museum of Saratoga, 69 Caroline St., Saratoga Springs. Join us for this fun and educational time for some of our littlest visitors! Experiment together with art, science, language and math early learning activities that support early childhood learning. Children can practice important skills like taking turns and making a friend as they explore the different stations that promote school readiness, social connections and skill development. Check each date for a different theme and activity.

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Bariatric Surgery Informational Seminar, 6-8 p.m., Hilton Garden Inn, 30 Clifton Country Road, Clifton Park. Our informational seminars make it easy to learn everything you need to know about bariatric surgery, 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.

lecture

Science on Tap in Saratoga Springs, 6:30-8 p.m., Science on Tap is back with Brad Lister. Sustainable Saratoga, The Environmental Studies and Sciences Program at Skidmore College, and the Saratoga Performing Arts Center invite you to join us for the next Science on Tap presentation. Join us at the Parting Glass for informal talks and discussions led by regional scientists and researchers. Monthly talks will address a diverse array of contemporary scientific research topics and debates. Dr. Brad Lister, from the Department of Biological Sciences at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, will discuss “Climate warming, insects, and collapsing food webs”.Synopsis: In this talk, I will address an issue of central importance to the future of our planet: the global collapse of insect populations. We will first travel to the Luquillo rainforest in Puerto Rico and discuss the results of ongoing research on the forest ecosystem that I began in 1976. I will present evidence that over the past 40 years insect populations in the forest have plummeted and that this has precipitated a simultaneous decline in forest insectivores. The implications of these results for rainforests and other ecosystems from the arctic to the equator will be discussed.About the Speaker: Dr. Lister’s research focuses on the impact of climate warming on ectotherms (an animal that is dependent on external sources of body heat) in the Luquillo rainforest and the Guanica tropical dry forest in Puerto Rico.Admission is free and all ages are welcome. Come early to get settled so the talk can start promptly at 6:30 p.m.For more information visit https://www.sustainablesaratoga.org/science-on-tap/

Wednesday

music

Golden Era Recorded Music Project, 7-8 p.m., AUDIO & ART, 21 Thomson Avenue, Glens Falls. Golden Era Recorded Music project is a weekly one hour presentation of music from 1948 to 1988 on rare and out-of-print vinyl LP records. Each one-hour session is devoted to a specific musical theme from the entire history of music world-wide: European Classical, American Pop, Jazz, West African Drumming, Balinese Gamelon, Caribbean Steel Drum, 20th Century Avant Garde, etc. Individual artists are featured. Call 518-792-5633 or salstrasser@verizon.net for each Wednesday schedule of music. For the title of each Wednesday's musical presentation, please go to the "NEWS BLOG" at fibhornspeakers.com.

The Bluebillies Old Time Country Bluegrass Gospel Revue, 7-9 p.m., Little Theater on the Farm, 27 Plum Road, Fort Edward. The Bluebillies will present their ever popular Old-time Country/ Bluegrass Gospel Revue. Featuring Mark and Mel Guarino with special guests Brian Jiguere and Kenny Meyers. Check out the Bluebillies here: https://www.facebook.com/thebluebillies/ Recommended donation, adults $10, students and seniors (60+) ,$7 Refreshments and 50/50 raffle available. For details and links to musicians visit our website: www.littletheater27.org or call 518-747-3421.

exhibit

Free for Seniors, The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren St., Glens Falls. Free for Seniors: Free admission for ages 60 and older.

health

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

for the kids

The Story Corner, 11-11:30 a.m., The Children’s Museum of Saratoga, 69 Caroline St., Saratoga Springs. Gather round; it is story time at The Children’s Museum at Saratoga. This is a fun, interactive time that features children’s books enjoyed by all ages. Children will create real world connections as they familiarize themselves to new vocabulary words, repeat rhymes to fun fingerplay rhymes, use their imagination to act out a narrative and use their creativity as they craft a piece of artwork based on the story of the day.

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. 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. Donation suggested.

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“A Woman’s Place”, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Caldwell-Lake George Library, 336 Canada St., Lake George. The Caldwell-Lake George Library welcomes back author Lorraine Duvall on May 29 at 6:30 p.m. Ms. Duvall will discuss her research on the history of “A Woman’s Place”, an intentional community founded in the 1970’s on 23 acres of land in Athol, just north of Lake George. Duvall will reconstruct the lives of these women using historical records and personal interviews of the women who were part of this unique and fascinating collective. Lorraine Duvall is the author of “In Praise of Quiet Waters” and “And I Know Too Much To Pretend”. This event is free and open to the public. For more information or to register, contact the library at 518-668-2528.

Know the 10 Signs Alzheimer’s Association Workshop, through Thursday. 2 p.m.-3 p.m., St. Michael the Archangel, 80 Saratoga Ave., South Glens Falls. Lindsay Stanislowsky of the Alzheimer’s Association will be giving an interactive workshop to help family members identify the 10 early signs of Alzheimer’s Disease. For more information on the 10 signs, please visit www.alz.org/alzheimers-dementia/10_signs or you can contact Lindsay directly at 518-888-5368 or listanislowsky@alz.org.

Prenatal Yoga (6 Classes), 6-7:15 p.m., Saratoga Hospital, 211 Church St., Saratoga Springs. This class takes place over six Wednesday evenings: April 17, 24, May 8, 15, 22, 29. A note from your healthcare provider indicating permission to participate is required. In six 75-minute classes, instructor 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. We offer discounts for active/retired military, hospital employees and Medicaid. We also offer 15% off education packages when you register for three or more classes at once. Contact communityed@saratogacare.org with any questions. Registration required. Please call 518-580-2450 or register online at http://saratogahospital.org/events/prenatal-yoga-6-classes-2/.

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