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Thursday

exhibit

The Prints of Rockwell Kent: Selections from the Ralf C. Nemec Collection and A Life & Art of His Own: The Paintings of Rockwell Kent from North Country Collections, The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren St., Glens Falls. The exhibition runs through July 22. Museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. www.hydecollection.org; 518-792-1761.

‘Explore Earth: Our Changing Planet’ National Exhibit, Children’s Department of Crandall Public Library, 251 Glen St., Glens Falls. Visit the “Explore Earth: Our Changing Planet” National Exhibit. Crandall Public Library is only one out of eight libraries nationwide to acquire this interactive exhibit on our changing planet, Earth. Through July 27.

Bold is Beautiful! Art Exhibit, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Willow’s Bistro, 3749 Main St., Warrensburg. Malta watercolorist Darlene Van Sickle announces her new exhibit, Bold is Beautiful! This art show is at Willow’s Bistro through July 31.

music

Summerland Music Society: Cabrini Trio, 7-8:30 p.m., Crandall Public Library, 221 Glen St., Glens Falls. Taking their name from a boulevard in Washington Heights, this unique New York City-based trio is actually a quartet. Bassoonist Gina Cuffari doubles as a soprano, infinitely increasing the group’s repertoire possibilities. Featuring music of Mendelssohn, Brahms, Beethoven, Schubert and Weill. Gina Cuffari, bassoon/soprano; Nuno Antunes, clarinet; and Vlada Yaneva, piano. Presented in partnership with the Folklife Center at Crandall Public Library. Free admission; donations appreciated.

social

The 9th Adirondack Greek Festival, 4-8 p.m., St. George Orthodox Church, 55 Main St., South Glens Falls. Thursday is “To Go Night” with take-out orders only for souvlaki and gyro sandwiches. Thursday hours are 4 to 8 p.m., and Friday and Saturday are the full festival days, noon to 8 p.m., with authentic Greek food, pastries, folk dancers, live music, souvenirs in our gift shop, kids’ activities and church tours. Opa!

for the kids

Children’s Workshop: Art of Nature (Ages 5-8), 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren St., Glens Falls. Inspired by the artwork of Rockwell Kent, children will explore topics of the environment creatively. Each day explores a different element combining fun facts of science and art. In addition to a series of creative projects, children will create their own investigation log books. Perfect for the young creative nature enthusiast in your family. Full week: $60 members/$80 non-members; Single day: $20 members/$25 non-members. RSVP by contacting Keri Dudek at 518-792-1761, ext. 317, or kdudek@hydecollection.org.

Children’s Workshop: Art of Nature (ages 9-13), 2-4:30 p.m., The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren St., Glens Falls. Inspired by the artwork of Rockwell Kent, children will explore topics of the environment creatively. Each day explores a different element combining fun facts of science and art. In addition to a series of creative projects, children will create their own investigation log books. Perfect for the young creative nature enthusiast in your family. Full week: $60 members/$80 non-members; Single day: $20 members/$25 non-members. RSVP by contacting Keri Dudek at 518-792-1761, ext. 317, or kdudek@hydecollection.org.

Wondertime, 2:30-3:15 p.m., Children’s Department of Crandall Public Library, 251 Glen St., Glens Falls. Learning stations, movement activities, books, music and more. For walkers up to 18 months and their caregivers. No siblings, please. Free. Registration required. Please call 518-792-6508, ext. 4.

workshop

Art and Yoga, 5-6 p.m., The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren St., Glens Falls. Yoga instructor Kate Patterson will lead participants through a workout inspired by the art of Rockwell Kent. Bring your yoga mat and begin your evening with art and relaxation. Art and Yoga is $10 for members and $12 for non-members. RSVP by contacting Kayla at 518-792-1761, ext. 310, or adminassist@hydecollection.org.

outdoors

Open Pond Hours at Delegan Pond, 10 a.m.-noon, Camp Saratoga, Scout Road, Parking Lot No. 1, Gansvoort. Drop in any time between 10 a.m. and noon to discover the aquatic wildlife found at Delegan Pond. Use our dip nets to search for critters including frogs, salamanders, tadpoles, crayfish and insects. Please park in Parking Lot No. 1 on Scout Road, directly across from the pond.

Friday

exhibit

Exhibit Opening of Show 5: Atmosphere, 5-8 p.m., LARAC, 7 Lapham Place, Glens Falls. Featuring Kristen Dahms, Diane Swanson, Betty O’Brien and Leslie Ferst, “Atmosphere” features the exploration of nature, color, layers and abstraction. Each of the four artists use their medium to create their own interpretation of the mysterious and ever-changing elements found in nature. Live music and light fare. Free and open to the public. Exhibit runs through Aug. 10.

Open Artist Studio, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Whipple City Studio, 9 Hill St., Greenwich. Whipple City Studio will hold an open artist studio as part of the Artisan Trails of Washington County event, July 13-15, featuring the artwork of Judith Ellers and Bob Blackmon. Still Life to abstract imagery will be on display, including photography and paintings in oil, acrylic and watercolor.

Whiting Studio — Artisan Trails in Washington County, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Whiting Studio, 105 Holmes Road Whiting, Argyle. Whiting Studio is happy to announce they will be participating in the first annual Artisan Trails in Washington County. Artists Robert Whiting and Susan Bayard Whiting will display their original oil paintings in their timber-framed studio at 105 Holmes Road in Argyle. Enjoy their splendid views of Washington County, then spend time in their comfortable air-conditioned studio examining their recent works. Refreshments will be served and there is ample off-road parking.

Jenny Horstman — Artisan Trails in Washington County, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Jenny Horstman, 1038 Copeland Pond Road, Fort Ann. Jenny Horstman is an award-winning artist who creates life-size sculptures from scrap metal, transforming random pieces of hardware into works of art that are sought-after by collectors and commissioned for public art installations.

The Prints of Rockwell Kent: Selections from the Ralf C. Nemec Collection and A Life & Art of His Own: The Paintings of Rockwell Kent from North Country Collections, The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren St., Glens Falls. The exhibition runs through July 22. Museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. www.hydecollection.org; 518-792-1761.

Docent tours, 1-3 p.m., The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren St., Glens Falls. Free docent tours are offered at 1 and 2 p.m. every Friday and Saturday. Please call the museum at 518-792-1761 to check availability.

‘Explore Earth: Our Changing Planet’ National Exhibit, Children’s Department of Crandall Public Library, 251 Glen St., Glens Falls. Visit the “Explore Earth: Our Changing Planet” National Exhibit. Crandall Public Library is only one out of eight libraries nationwide to acquire this interactive exhibit on our changing planet, Earth. Through July 27.

music

Seagle Colony Children’s Opera: ‘Billy Goats Gruff,’ 10 a.m., The Sagamore, 110 Sagamore Road, Bolton Landing. An ideal introduction to opera for young and old, set to music of Mozart, Donizetti and Rossini.

Summerland Family Concert: Let’s Dance with the Cabrini Trio, 10-11 a.m., Crandall Public Library, 251 Glen St., Glens Falls. A family-friendly introduction to dance music from around the world offers young listeners a chance to meet the instruments up close. Recommended for ages 5 and older. Gina Cuffari, bassoon/soprano; Nuno Antunes, clarinet; Vlada Yaneva, piano. Presented in partnership with the Folklife Center at Crandall Public Library. Admission is free; donations appreciated.

social

The 9th Adirondack Greek Festival, noon-8 p.m., St. George Orthodox Church, 55 Main St., South Glens Falls. Thursday is “To Go Night” with take-out orders only for souvlaki and gyro sandwiches. Thursday hours are 4 to 8 p.m., and Friday and Saturday are the full festival days, noon to 8 p.m., with authentic Greek food, pastries, folk dancers, live music, souvenirs in our gift shop, kids’ activities and church tours. Opa!

Lake George Cornhole, 6-9 p.m., Shepard Park, Lake George. Every Friday night beginning June 15 in Shepard Park in Lake George. LG Cornhole will be located in front of the memorial in Shepard Park. All ages welcome. Every toss earns a prize. Beer, wine, food trucks and concert.

for the kids

Children’s Workshop: Art of Nature (Ages 5-8), 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren St., Glens Falls. Full week: $60 members/$80 non-members; Single day: $20 members/$25 non-members. RSVP by contacting Keri Dudek at 518-792-1761, ext. 317, or kdudek@hydecollection.org.

Children’s Workshop: Art of Nature (ages 9-13), 2-4:30 p.m., The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren St., Glens Falls. Full week: $60 members/$80 non-members; Single day: $20 members/$25 non-members. RSVP by contacting Keri Dudek at 518-792-1761, ext. 317, or kdudek@hydecollection.org.

Saturday

exhibit

Annual National Garden Club Standard Flower Show — ‘There’s Music in the Air,’ 1-5 p.m., Saratoga Town Hall, 12 Spring St., Schuylerville. The Schuylerville Garden Club will present its annual National Garden Club Standard Flower Show titled “There’s Music in the Air” at Saratoga Town Hall on July 14-15. There will be Floral Design, Horticulture and Photograph divisions. The show will also include plant, glove and bake sales, prizes from a benefit table, youth and educational exhibits. Admission and refreshments are free. For more information, go to www.schuylervillegardenclub.org.

Show 5: Atmosphere, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., LARAC, 7 Lapham Place, Glens Falls. Gallery & Gift Shop open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Saturday, extended until 6 p.m. on Thursdays. Exhibit runs through Aug. 10.

Whiting Studio — Artisan Trails in Washington County, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Whiting Studio, 105 Holmes Road Whiting, Argyle. Artists Robert Whiting and Susan Bayard Whiting will display their original oil paintings in their timber-framed studio at 105 Holmes Road in Argyle. Refreshments will be served and there is ample off-road parking.

Jenny Horstman — Artisan Trails in Washington County, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Jenny Horstman, 1038 Copeland Pond Road, Fort Ann. Jenny Horstman is an award-winning artist who creates life-size sculptures from scrap metal, transforming random pieces of hardware into works of art that are sought-after by collectors and commissioned for public art installations.

The Prints of Rockwell Kent: Selections from the Ralf C. Nemec Collection and A Life & Art of His Own: The Paintings of Rockwell Kent from North Country Collections, The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren St., Glens Falls. The exhibition runs through July 22. Museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. www.hydecollection.org; 518-792-1761.

Docent tours, 1-3 p.m., The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren St., Glens Falls. Free docent tours are offered at 1 and 2 p.m. every Friday and Saturday. Please call the museum at 518-792-1761 to check availability.

‘Explore Earth: Our Changing Planet’ National Exhibit, Children’s Department of Crandall Public Library, 251 Glen St., Glens Falls. Through July 27.

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, and Neil Giammatteo on trumpet and flugelhorn.

‘Billy Goats Gruff,’ 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Boathouse Theater, Dock Street, Schroon Lake. Seagle Music Colony’s 2018 children’s opera tells the traditional fairy tale using music of Mozart, Rossini and Offenbach. This 35-minute show is perfect for the whole family. Free. This production is also on tour across the North Country.

social

The 9th Adirondack Greek Festival, noon-8 p.m., St. George Orthodox Church, 55 Main St., South Glens Falls. Thursday is “To Go Night” with take-out orders only for souvlaki and gyro sandwiches. Thursday hours are 4 to 8 p.m., and Friday and Saturday are the full festival days, noon to 8 p.m., with authentic Greek food, pastries, folk dancers, live music, souvenirs in our gift shop, kids’ activities and church tours. Opa!

Second Saturday Dance, 7-10 p.m., Temple Beth-El, 3 Marion Ave., Glens Falls. This is a ballroom dance event. Music will be provided by DJ Joe Sweeney. He will play a variety of dance music (waltz, foxtrot, cha-cha, rumba, salsa, samba, East and West Coast swing, tango, merengue and more). A free cha-cha lesson will be taught by instructors Joe Sweeney and Holly Marie from 7 to 8 p.m. Open social dancing follows from 8 to 10 p.m. Singles are welcome. Light refreshments will be served and bottled water is available. The venue has a wooden floor perfect for dancing and it is air-conditioned.

sports

Cancer Awareness Night with the Glens Falls Dragons, 7-10 p.m., Glens Falls Dragons, East Field, 176 Dix Ave., Glens Falls. The Glens Falls Dragons baseball team will be holding Cancer Awareness Night against the Saugerties Stallions at 7 p.m. at East Field. The players will be wearing special jerseys that will be auctioned off during the game. There will also be a basket raffle with more than 30 baskets. The proceeds from the jersey auction and basket raffle will be donated to Amanda’s House at Glens Falls Hospital.

for the kids

Create with Legos, 2:30-3:30 p.m., Crandall Public Library, 251 Glen St., Glens Falls. Create with the library’s amazing LEGO collection. For ages 3 and older, no signup required. In the Children’s Activity Room.

Wondertime!, 9:45-10:30 a.m., Crandall Public Library, Children’s Department, 250 Glen St., Glens Falls. Wondertime! meets from 9:45 to 10:30 a.m. Saturdays. Program includes learning stations, movement activities, books, music and more. For walking infants up to 24 months and their caregivers. No siblings, please. Registration required; stop by Crandall Library’s Children’s Desk to sign up or call 518-792-6508, ext. 4.

Baby Lap Time, 11-11:20 a.m., Crandall Public Library, Children’s Department, 250 Glen St., Glens Falls. Saturday morning sessions of Baby Lap Time will meet from 11 a.m. to 11:20 a.m. The program includes music, songs, sharing interactive rhymes, simple board books and more. For infants who are not yet walking and their caregivers. No siblings, please. Registration required; sign up at Crandall Public Library’s Children’s Desk or call 518-792-6508, ext 4.

workshop

Yoga at The River Street Plaza, 8:30-9:30 a.m., The River Street Plaza, 89 River St., Warrensburg. Join us for an hour of mindful movement every Saturday morning. Find us on the second floor. This class will not meet July 28. Contact Stephanie at 518-796-2587 for more information.

Sunday

exhibit

Annual National Garden Club Standard Flower Show — ‘There’s Music in the Air,’ noon-4 p.m., Saratoga Town Hall, 12 Spring St., Schuylerville. The Schuylerville Garden Club will present its annual National Garden Club Standard Flower Show titled “There’s Music in the Air” at Saratoga Town Hall on July 14-15. There will be Floral Design, Horticulture and Photograph divisions. The show will also include plant, glove and bake sales, prizes from a benefit table, youth and educational exhibits. Admission and refreshments are free. For more information, go to www.schuylervillegardenclub.org.

Jenny Horstman — Artisan Trails in Washington County, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Jenny Horstman, 1038 Copeland Pond Road, Fort Ann. Jenny Horstman is an award-winning artist who creates life-size sculptures from scrap metal, transforming random pieces of hardware into works of art that are sought-after by collectors and commissioned for public art installations.

The Prints of Rockwell Kent: Selections from the Ralf C. Nemec Collection and A Life & Art of His Own: The Paintings of Rockwell Kent from North Country Collections, The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren St., Glens Falls. The exhibition runs through July 22. Museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. www.hydecollection.org; 518-792-1761.

‘Explore Earth: Our Changing Planet’ National Exhibit, Children’s Department of Crandall Public Library, 251 Glen St., Glens Falls. Through July 27.

music

The Charlie Daniels Band with True Grit Outlaws, 6-9 p.m., Charles R. Wood Festival Commons, 17 West Brook Road, Lake George. The legendary Charlie Daniels Band comes to Lake George for a special performance at the Charles R. Wood Festival Commons with special guest opener The True Grit Outlaws. From his Dove Award-winning gospel albums to his genre-defining Southern rock anthems and his CMA Award-winning country hits, few artists have left a more indelible mark on America’s musical landscape than Charlie Daniels. Having been a major architect in shaping country, bluegrass and southern rock music, Daniels has been inducted into the Grand Ole Opry, the Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum, the Country Music Hall of Fame, and has a star on the Music City Walk of Fame. The CDB has populated radio with such memorable hits as “Long Haired Country Boy,” “The South’s Gonna Do It Again,” “In America,” “The Legend of Wooley Swamp” and of course, his signature song, “The Devil Went Down to Georgia,” which won a Grammy for Best Country Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group in 1979 as well as single of the year at the Country Music Association Awards.

tour

Post Time!, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Saratoga Springs. Georgia Horner explores the Saratoga Race Course area along Union Avenue featuring the Reading Rooms, National Museum of Racing, Oklahoma Track and Fasig-Tipton Humphrey S. Finney Sales Pavilion. Meet at the southeast corner of Nelson and Union avenues.

lecture

Show-and-Tell a Good Story, 1-2 p.m., Grant Cottage, 1000 Mount McGregor Road, Wilton. Over the years, Grant Cottage tour guide Steve Trimm has put together a collection of Civil War and Ulysses S. Grant memorabilia. The collection includes bullet fragments picked up on the Gettysburg battlefield by Steve’s grandfather, a button from a Union soldier’s uniform (found at Cold Harbor) and Confederate stamps that were printed in England and smuggled through the Union blockade. Also in the collection are a Frederick Douglass autograph, an 1862 newspaper containing a speech Douglass presented at New York’s Cooper Union, commemorative medals, stamps and coins. Needless to say, there are books (nonfiction and fiction), and, on the lighter side, Grant and Lee bobble heads. Steve will show these and other objects from his collection and tell the stories behind them. Steve is downsizing his collection and will be giving away some items via a free raffle.

outdoors

A Teaching Garden, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Porter Schoolhouse, 6937 state Route 22, Granville. Come learn in our onsite teaching garden at the Pember Nature Preserve’s Porter Schoolhouse. By this time, the garden should be in full bloom to explore. Participants will discover the benefits and/or disadvantages of each flower to shrub along with learning a little Latin. There will be a chance to use your artistic skills to help make new signs. We’ll have watercolors and other supplies to make your sign “blossom” and possibly be used within the garden. This is a free program. Please note the last class begins at 2 p.m. For more information, contact the Pember Museum at 518-642-1515.

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Detox and Retox: Yoga at the ADK Pub and Brewery, 11 a.m.-noon, Adirondack Pub and Brewery, 33 Canada St., Lake George. Combine your love of yoga with your passion for great craft beer. An hour-long class followed by beer samples and a free pint in the pub. Preregistration is encouraged. Contact Stephanie at 518-796-2587 for more information.

Monday

exhibit

Bold is Beautiful! Art Exhibit, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Willow’s Bistro, 3749 Main St., Warrensburg. Malta watercolorist Darlene Van Sickle announces her new exhibit, Bold is Beautiful! This art show is at Willow’s Bistro through July 31. Please stop by Willow’s any day in July for a great bite to eat and see Darlene’s expressive, colorful paintings.

Show 5: Atmosphere, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., LARAC, 7 Lapham Place, Glens Falls. Gallery & Gift Shop open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Saturday, extended until 6 p.m. on Thursdays. Exhibit runs through Aug. 10.

‘Explore Earth: Our Changing Planet’ National Exhibit, Children’s Department of Crandall Public Library, 251 Glen St., Glens Falls. Through July 27.

Tuesday

exhibit

The Prints of Rockwell Kent: Selections from the Ralf C. Nemec Collection and A Life & Art of His Own: The Paintings of Rockwell Kent from North Country Collections, The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren St., Glens Falls. The exhibition runs through July 22. Museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. www.hydecollection.org; 518-792-1761.

Show 5: Atmosphere, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., LARAC, 7 Lapham Place, Glens Falls. Gallery & Gift Shop open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Saturday, extended until 6 p.m. on Thursdays. Exhibit runs through Aug. 10.

‘Explore Earth: Our Changing Planet’ National Exhibit, Children’s Department of Crandall Public Library, 251 Glen St., Glens Falls. Through July 27.

music

Seagle Music Colony Presents ‘Billy Goats Gruff,’ 10-11 a.m., Tannery Pond Community Center, 228 Main St., North Creek. John Davis take on the traditional fairy tale uses music of Mozart, Donizetti and Rossini in a delightful 35-minute show that teaches audiences about the perils of being a bully. Sure to please young and old alike. A free event.

theater

Saratoga Shakespeare Company presents ‘As You Like It,’ 6-8 p.m., Congress Park, 1 E. Congress St., Saratoga Springs. The Saratoga Shakespeare Company is once again presenting two summer productions: Shakespeare’s “As You Like It,” directed by Elizabeth Carlson-Guerin, and Shakespeare’s “Henry IV,” parts 1 & 2 (combined), directed by David Girard. This is a season of transformation, and our company is thrilled to celebrate its 18th summer season of free outdoor theater in beautiful Congress Park in downtown Saratoga Springs. As always, all performances will be in Congress Park, Saratoga Springs, on the Alfred Z. Solomon Stage, at 6 p.m. Admission is free, and Congress Park is entirely accessible. Both young and old, as well as family groups, are strongly encouraged to attend — with or without picnics — for what has become a beloved summer tradition in Saratoga. Performances of “As You Like It” are scheduled for July 17-28 and performances of “Henry IV” are scheduled for July 31-Aug. 4. Performances are all Tuesday through Saturday (there are no Sunday or Monday performances).

dance

All Balanchine, 8-10 p.m., Saratoga Performing Arts Center, 108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs. Known for his love of all things American, Balanchine joined the traditions of American folk dance with classical ballet in his work “Square Dance.” Highlighting the dance forms’ common roots and similar regard for orderliness, the work is set to music from 17th-century Italian composers Antonio Vivaldi and Arcangelo Corelli. Featuring a Balanchine-commissioned score by Paul Hindemith, “The Four Temperaments” is classically grounded but with definitively modern movement. Originally created for the Paris Opera Ballet, Balanchine’s “Symphony in C” sparkles with over 50 dancers in costumes covered in Swarovski elements featuring a spectacular finale with the full cast onstage. In 2012, “Symphony in C” returned to the NYCB repertory in a major revival with new costumes designed by Marc Happel and lighting designed by Mark Stanley.

for the kids

Children’s Workshop: Wild Places (Ages 5 to 8), 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren St., Glens Falls. Come on a creative and wild adventure. Imagine traveling to the wild places that artist Rockwell Kent explored and was inspired by. In addition to a series of fun, creative art projects, children will create their own field guide notebooks to capture the stories of adventures. Full week: $60 members/$80 non-members; single day: $20 members/$25 non-members. RSVP by contacting Keri Dudek at 518-792-1761, ext. 317, or kdudek@hydecollection.org.

Children’s Workshop: Wild Places (Ages 9 to 13), 2-4:30 p.m., The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren St., Glens Falls. Come on a creative and wild adventure. Imagine traveling to the wild places that artist Rockwell Kent explored and was inspired by. In addition to a series of fun, creative art projects, children will create their own field guide notebooks to capture the stories of adventures. Full week: $60 members/$80 non-members; single day: $20 members/$25 non-members. RSVP by contacting Keri Dudek at 518-792-1761, ext. 317, or kdudek@hydecollection.org.

Evening Preschool Storytime, 6:30-7 p.m., Crandall Public Library Children’s Department, 251 Glen St., Glens Falls. Songs, fingerplays, puppets, stories and more for children 3 to 5 years old, with a parent or caregiver. No sign-up required. Free. For more information, please call 518-792-6508, ext. 4.

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Memory Sharing Group, 2-3 p.m., Hudson Falls Free Library, 220 Main St., Hudson Falls. “You should write that down!” How many times has someone said this to you when you’ve finished telling a story? Well, here’s your chance. Every month we’ll have memoir prompts and time to write, then a time to share what we’ve written. Bring paper and pen, or your laptop or tablet — however best you will capture those memories. Free. No registration required. Call 518-747-6406 for more information.

Hudson Falls Writers Group, 6:30-8 p.m., Hudson Falls Free Library, 220 Main St., Hudson Falls. All writing interests and skill levels are welcome. Bring a piece to read (optional) or use the time to write. Free. No registration required. Call 518-747-6406 for more information.

Yoga at Tannery Pond Community Center, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Tannery Pond Community Center, 228 Main St., North Creek. Join us for an hour of mindful movement every Tuesday. This class meets on the ground floor; please use back entrance down driveway to the right of the building. This class will not meet July 24 and July 31, but will resume Aug. 7. Contact Stephanie at 518-796-2587 for more information.

outdoors

Open Pond Hours at Delegan Pond, 10 a.m.-noon, Camp Saratoga, Scout Road, Parking Lot No. 1, Gansevoort. Drop in any time between 10 a.m. and noon to discover the aquatic wildlife found at Delegan Pond. Use our dip nets to search for critters including frogs, salamanders, tadpoles, crayfish and insects.

Wednesday

exhibit

The Prints of Rockwell Kent: Selections from the Ralf C. Nemec Collection and A Life & Art of His Own: The Paintings of Rockwell Kent from North Country Collections, The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren St., Glens Falls. The exhibition runs through July 22. Museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. www.hydecollection.org; 518-792-1761.

Free admission for seniors, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren St., Glens Falls. Every Wednesday, The Hyde Collection offers free admission for visitors ages 60 and older. Come see the beauty of historic Hyde House and its exquisite furnishings and decorative arts, the museum’s world-class art collection and changing exhibitions in five galleries — all free of charge.

Show 5: Atmosphere, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., LARAC, 7 Lapham Place, Glens Falls. Gallery & Gift Shop open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Saturday, extended until 6 p.m. on Thursdays. Exhibit runs through Aug. 10.

‘Explore Earth: Our Changing Planet’ National Exhibit, Children’s Department of Crandall Public Library, 251 Glen St., Glens Falls. Through July 27.

music

The Canadian Nightingale, 1:30 p.m., The Sembrich, 4800 Lakeshore Drive, Bolton Landing. The fascinating life and times of Sembrich contemporary, soprano Bertha Crawford.

theater

Saratoga Shakespeare Company presents ‘As You Like It,’ 6-8 p.m., Congress Park, 1 E. Congress St., Saratoga Springs. The Saratoga Shakespeare Company is once again presenting two summer productions: Shakespeare’s “As You Like It,” directed by Elizabeth Carlson-Guerin, and Shakespeare’s “Henry IV,” parts 1 & 2 (combined), directed by David Girard. Performances of “As You Like It” are scheduled for July 17-28 and performances of “Henry IV” are scheduled for July 31-Aug. 4. Performances are all Tuesday through Saturday (there are no Sunday or Monday performances).

Julius Caesar, 8-11 p.m., Seagle Music Colony, 999 Charley Hill Road, Schroon Lake. Seagle Music Colony’s first ever Baroque opera production will be this classic by G.F. Handel. Julius Caesar (Giulio Cesare) will be sung in Italian with projected English supertitles. Performances at 8 p.m. July 18, 19, 21; and at 2 p.m. July 20.

dance

All Balanchine, 8-10 p.m., Saratoga Performing Arts Center, 108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs. Known for his love of all things American, Balanchine joined the traditions of American folk dance with classical ballet in his work “Square Dance.” Highlighting the dance forms’ common roots and similar regard for orderliness, the work is set to music from 17th-century Italian composers Antonio Vivaldi and Arcangelo Corelli. Featuring a Balanchine-commissioned score by Paul Hindemith, “The Four Temperaments” is classically grounded but with definitively modern movement. Originally created for the Paris Opera Ballet, Balanchine’s “Symphony in C” sparkles with over 50 dancers in costumes covered in Swarovski elements featuring a spectacular finale with the full cast onstage.

for the kids

Children’s Workshop: Wild Places (Ages 5 to 8), 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren St., Glens Falls. Full week: $60 members/$80 non-members; single day: $20 members/$25 non-members. RSVP by contacting Keri Dudek at 518-792-1761, ext. 317, or kdudek@hydecollection.org.

Children’s Workshop: Wild Places (Ages 9 to 13), 2-4:30 p.m., The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren St., Glens Falls. Come on a creative and wild adventure. Full week: $60 members/$80 non-members; single day: $20 members/$25 non-members. RSVP by contacting Keri Dudek at 518-792-1761, ext. 317, or kdudek@hydecollection.org.

Baby Laptime, 2:30-2:50 p.m., Children’s Department of Crandall Public Library, 251 Glen St., Glens Falls. Share interactive rhymes, songs and simple board books, as well as group playtime, with the baby in your life. No siblings, please. For infants who are not yet walking. Free. Registration required. Please call 518-792-6508, ext. 4.

workshop

Gardening for Climate Change, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Crandall Public Library Community Room, 251 Glen St., Glens Falls. Yes, our climate is changing. But it’s not all bad news. Wise gardeners will need to understand these changes and the effect they will have on their own gardens and landscapes. Learn about what to expect in coming years and “best practices” to ensure a lush, low-maintenance garden.This program is part of our Explore Earth series. Be sure to visit the hands-on traveling exhibit, Explore Earth: Our Changing Planet on the 2nd floor of the Library.

Open Forge Nights, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main St., Lake Luzerne. Get an introduction to the art of blacksmithing by visiting Adirondack Folk School on any of our Open Forge Nights for an amazing demonstration by expert smith Steve Gurzler. Observing the demonstration is free and open to the public. For those who want to try their hand at blacksmithing and forge an item at open forge, there is a $20 fee to cover the cost of materials, and safety precautions must be followed — including hard shoes with no open toes, long pants, goggles (supplied) and gloves (supplied). Demos begin at 6:30 p.m. on the following dates: July 18, Aug. 15, Sept. 19 and Oct. 17.

Yoga in The Barn at the Main Street Ice Cream Parlor, 6-7 p.m., Main Street Ice Cream Parlor, 6339 Main St., Chestertown. Join us for an hour of mindful movement every Wednesday evening in the Ice Cream Parlor’s beautiful restored barn. Rain or shine. This class will not meet July 25. Please use street parking. Contact Stephanie at 518-796-2587 for more information.

outdoors

Open Pond Hours at Delegan Pond, 10 a.m.-noon, Camp Saratoga, Scout Road, Parking Lot No. 1, Gansevoort. Drop in any time between 10 a.m. and noon to discover the aquatic wildlife found at Delegan Pond. Use our dip nets to search for critters including frogs, salamanders, tadpoles, crayfish and insects.

Thursday

exhibit

The Prints of Rockwell Kent: Selections from the Ralf C. Nemec Collection and A Life & Art of His Own: The Paintings of Rockwell Kent from North Country Collections, The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren St., Glens Falls. The exhibition runs through July 22. Museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. www.hydecollection.org; 518-792-1761.

‘Explore Earth: Our Changing Planet’ National Exhibit, Children’s Department of Crandall Public Library, 251 Glen St., Glens Falls. Through July 27.

Show 5: Atmosphere, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., LARAC, 7 Lapham Place, Glens Falls. Gallery & Gift Shop open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Saturday, extended until 6 p.m. on Thursdays. Exhibit runs through Aug. 10.

social

Hyde Night Out: The Art Battle, 6-9 p.m., The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren St., Glens Falls. The Art Battle event has been bringing the greater Glens Falls community together to watch live art-making since 2013. In collaboration with the ARCC’s Next Gen committee, The Hyde Collection this year will open its doors for an evening of excitement, creativity, delicious food, craft beer, cocktails and art. Teams comprised of Next Gen Committee members will compete against each other to see who can think on their feet, as they race against the clock to create a work of art from recycled materials from Just Water. This event draws museum-goers, chamber members, business owners, community leaders and the general public. Admission is $15 for Hyde and ARCC members and $20 for non-members. Registration is available through the Chamber at http://www.adirondackchamber.org/events/details/2018-art-battle-nextgens-3380.

music

Lake Placid Sinfonietta, 7-10 p.m., Tannery Pond Community Center, 228 Main St., North Creek. From its inception in 1917 to the present day, Lake Placid Sinfonietta has provided excellence in classical performance to the heart of the Adirondacks. The program will include: Rossini, “La Cenerentola Overture”; Purcell, “Fairy Queen Suite” (excerpts); Warbeck, “Shakespeare in Love”; Saint Saens, “Bacchanale from Samson and Delilah”; Schonberg, “Les Miserables”; John Williams, “Music From Lincoln: Elegy for Two Trumpets and Strings,” featuring Ron Spigelman and Steven Franklin, trumpets; Beale, “Theme from House of Cards”; Lunn, “Theme from Downton Abbey”; Djawadi, “Theme from Game of Thrones”; Steiner, “Tara’s Theme”; Williams, “The Prisoner of Azkaban.” Tickets are $15 in advance/$20 at the door. For more info and tickets, go to www.tannerypondcenter.org .

theater

Saratoga Shakespeare Company presents ‘As You Like It,’ 6-8 p.m., Congress Park, 1 E. Congress St., Saratoga Springs. The Saratoga Shakespeare Company is once again presenting two summer productions: Shakespeare’s “As You Like It” and “Henry IV,” parts 1 & 2 (combined). Performances of “As You Like It” are scheduled for July 17-28 and performances of “Henry IV” are scheduled for July 31-Aug. 4. Performances are all Tuesday through Saturday (there are no Sunday or Monday performances).

Julius Caesar, 8-11 p.m., Seagle Music Colony, 999 Charley Hill Road, Schroon Lake. Seagle Music Colony’s first ever Baroque opera production will be this classic by G.F. Handel. Julius Caesar (Giulio Cesare) will be sung in Italian with projected English supertitles. Performances at 8 p.m. July 18, 19, 21; and at 2 p.m. July 20.

dance

SPAC Premieres: NYCB’s 21st Century Choreographers, 8-10 p.m., Saratoga Performing Arts Center, 108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs. Gianna Reisen’s “Composer’s Holiday” premiered on New York City Ballet’s stage at the Company’s 2017 Fall Gala making her — at age 18 — the youngest choreographer to create a piece for the company’s storied repertory. Reisen is a former student of the School of American Ballet and current apprentice with Dresden Semperoper Ballet, in Dresden Germany. NYCB Principal Dancer Lauren Lovette will showcase her most recent NYCB work, “Not Our Fate” (Fall 2017 World Premiere) for its SPAC Premiere. Her second creation for NYCB, the work features 10 dancers and is set to three movements from composer Michael Nyman’s concert suite of music from his soundtrack for the Peter Greenaway film Prospero’s Brooks. NYCB Resident Choreographer and soloist Justin Peck brings two works for their SPAC premieres as part of the 21st Century Choreographers program. Peck’s “Pulcinella Variation” (Fall 2017 World Premiere) is set to music by Stravinsky with costumes by fashion designer Tsumori Chisato and lighting by Mark Stanley. His forthcoming work for NYCB, which will to premiere at the NYCB’s 2018 Spring Gala, is inspired by Jerome Robbins and set to a Bernstein score.

for the kids

Wondertime, 2:30-3:15 p.m., Children’s Department of Crandall Public Library, 251 Glen St., Glens Falls. Learning stations, movement activities, books, music and more. For walkers up to 18 months and their caregivers. No siblings, please. Free. Registration required. Please call 518-792-6508, ext. 4.

Children’s Workshop: Wild Places (Ages 5 to 8), 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren St., Glens Falls. Full week: $60 members/$80 non-members; single day: $20 members/$25 non-members. RSVP by contacting Keri Dudek at 518-792-1761, ext. 317, or kdudek@hydecollection.org.

Children’s Workshop: Wild Places (Ages 9 to 13), 2-4:30 p.m., The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren St., Glens Falls. Come on a creative and wild adventure. Full week: $60 members/$80 non-members; single day: $20 members/$25 non-members. RSVP by contacting Keri Dudek at 518-792-1761, ext. 317, or kdudek@hydecollection.org.

outdoors

Open Pond Hours at Delegan Pond, 10 a.m.-noon, Camp Saratoga, Scout Road, Parking Lot No. 1, Gansevoort. Drop in any time between 10 a.m. and noon to discover the aquatic wildlife found at Delegan Pond. Use our dip nets to search for critters including frogs, salamanders, tadpoles, crayfish and insects.

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