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Fall into Fashion Show

Date: August 29, 2013 | Submitted by: Mother Teresa Academy

Mother Teresa Academy will host “Fall into Fashion 3″ beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at Longfellows restaurant. The event will combine music, models, fashion, shopping, food and a silent auction. The show will feature the musical selections of Cool Cat Entertainment’s DJ Nick, designs by Apricot Lane of […]

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Computer Classes at the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library

Date: August 27, 2013 | Submitted by: Clifton Park - Halfmoon Public Library

All adults, 18 and over, may sign up for computer classes, online, by phone at 371-8622, or in person at the Welcome Desk. Registration will continue until the class is filled and/or the class begins. The library offers a wide range of classes for all levels of ability. Some of […]

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Hebrew School to host Open House

Date: August 27, 2013 | Submitted by: Clifton Park Chabad

Congregation Beth Shalom Hebrew School will hold an open house from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3, at the synagogue, 688 Clifton Park Center Road. Families interested in learning about the synagogue’s programs are invited to attend. Registration for returning studens will also be held. Rabbi Chanan Markowitz, Flo […]

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Pick Apples for Rosh Hashanah

Date: August 26, 2013 | Submitted by: Clifton Park Chabad

The Chabad Hebrew School and Jewish Kids club will host a pre-Rosh Hashanah family event at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28 at Riverview Orchards to pick apples for Rosh Hashanah. At 1:30 p.m. there will be the Shofar Factory and honey tour and at 2:15 p.m. there will be a […]

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Library Board Trustee Candidate Announced

Date: August 26, 2013 | Submitted by: Clifton Park - Halfmoon Public Library

The Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library Board of Trustees announcedas of the legislated deadline of 5 pm, 30 days prior to the scheduled Budget and Trustee Vote, one eligible candidate has filed a petition to run for one of the two Clifton Park trustee positions which becomes vacant at year end.Ronald […]

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CAPTAIN Opening New Drop-In Center for Runaway, Homeless and Street Youth in Amsterdam

Date: August 21, 2013

CAPTAIN Youth and Family Services and the City of Amsterdam have joined forces to open a new drop-in center for youth at 303 East Main Street, in the heart of the city. We are proud to introduce this new and exciting program as a way to reach youth who have […]

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Friends of the Library to sponsor free Preview at the Clark Art Institute Williamstown, MA on Monday, August 26

Date: August 20, 2013 | Submitted by: Friends of Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library

The Friends of the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Library will sponsor a free preview of the exhibit: Winslow Homer – Making Art, Making History at the Clark Art Institute on Monday morning, August 26. The Friends will not be providing transportation; however, we will assist in setting up carpools. Drive/car pool to […]

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Sellers: Leave your Home to Your Agent and Buying Customers

Date: August 19, 2013 | Submitted by: Prudential Manor Homes - Sheri Pennartz,

Should I stay or should I go when my home is showing? Gently put, most agents say that when potential homebuyers come to see your home, it’s best that you leave the premises. Perspective buyers don’t want to see owners hovering or milling about. When they do, they get uncomfortable […]

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Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library Board of Trustees Meeting on Aug. 19

Date: August 13, 2013 | Submitted by: Clifton Park - Halfmoon Public Library

A meeting of the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library Board of Trustees will be held on Monday, August 19, 2013 at 6pm at the Library. This meeting will be held in conjunction with a meeting of the Board from the Friends of the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library. The first 90 minutes […]

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Create a Book Trailer at the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library Aug. 20

Date: August 13, 2013 | Submitted by: Clifton Park - Halfmoon Public Library

Join Library Staff as they present Create a Book Trailer at the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library on Tuesday, August 20 from 1-3pm or Thursday, August 22 from 10am-Noon. This class is designed for students entering 6-8 grades. Come join us for an exciting tech program that unites your love for […]

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Lego Families Build at the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library Aug. 16

Date: August 9, 2013 | Submitted by: Clifton Park - Halfmoon Public Library

LEGO builders in grades K & up are invited to the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library on Friday, August 16 beginning at 3pm for Lego Families Build. Families can join their child in building a LEGO project for display during this special LEGO event. Note: An adult must accompany children. Registration […]

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Don’t Curb Homebuyers’ Enthusiasm with a Shabby Exterior

Date: August 9, 2013 | Submitted by: Prudential Manor Homes - Sheri Pennartz,

Home sellers spend so much time preparing their interior for the sale that they can easily overlook what’s going on outside of the home. Yet great curb appeal can increase the value of a property by as much as 15-20%. Mario Garcia, a landscaper in Bethesda, Md. who helps prepare […]

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SCRABBLE® Night at the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library – November 15

Date: August 8, 2013 | Submitted by: Clifton Park - Halfmoon Public Library

Come out for an evening of word-building fun playing Scrabble with your friends and neighbors on Thursday, August 15 from 6:30-8:30pm at the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library. Anyone (ages 17+) is welcome to come. Registration is requested for this program and can be made online, in-person or by phoning the […]

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Let’s Go Camping! Family Program at the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Library – August 6

Date: August 8, 2013 | Submitted by: Clifton Park - Halfmoon Public Library

Families with children ages 3-8 are invited to attend the “Let’s Go Camping” family program at the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library, Tuesday, August 6 at 6:30pm. Local performer and educator Diane Payette will lead the program that will include stories and songs about camping. No registration is required, and siblings […]

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Wind Down Wednesdays – August 14

Date: August 7, 2013 | Submitted by: Clifton Park - Halfmoon Public Library

Teens in grades 6-12 come to the Clifton Park- Halfmoon Public Library on Wednesday, August 14 from 3-5:30pm for Wind Down Wednesdays. Teens will be able to spend time with their friends, playing Wii, board games, doing homework or whatever. Laptops will be available, or bring your own. Snacks will […]

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Common Computer Threats & Key Terminology

Date: August 7, 2013 | Submitted by: ICOM Tech Services

Learn the basics of these common computer security problems & terms with this quick guide. Common Threats: Viruses: A virus is a software program which attaches itself to another piece of software. The virus inserts its code into a file which when executed, runs the virus. A boot virus is […]

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Recognizing & Coping with Caregiver Stress, Alzheimer’s Series Continues at the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library Aug. 13

Date: August 6, 2013 | Submitted by: Clifton Park - Halfmoon Public Library

All are invited to the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library on Tuesday, August 13 at 7pm for the program Recognizing & Coping with Caregiver Stress. This program will cover caregiver emotional and physical stress and how to handle the stress appropriately. The audience for this program should be those who care […]

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Project Based Learning- Word 2010 program at the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library

Date: August 6, 2013 | Submitted by: Clifton Park - Halfmoon Public Library

Come to the Clifton Park- Halfmoon Public Library on Tuesday, August 13 & 20 from 9:30-11:30am for the program Project Based Learning-Word 2010. This is a self-improvement class to assist individuals in the application of the skills they have learned. Class 1 is an overview of intermediate Word 2010 topics […]

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Tuesday Evening Book Discussion Group – Aug. 13

Date: August 6, 2013 | Submitted by: Clifton Park - Halfmoon Public Library

The Tuesday Evening Book Discussion Group will meet Tuesday, August 13 at 7pm, at the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library. The Book Group will discuss The Last Child by John Hart. After his twin sister Alyssa disappears, thirteen year-old Johnny Merrimon is determined to find her. When a second girl disappears […]

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Computer Security Do’s & Don’ts

Date: August 6, 2013 | Submitted by: ICOM Tech Services

Here are some things to keep in mind to ensure your computer stays safe. Do: – Keep your anti-virus program up-to-date. – Always use a firewall. – Use a safe Internet Browser. – Keep your operating system up-to-date. – Use a good surge protector or battery backup. – Always backup […]

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To DIY, or not to DIY?

Date: August 4, 2013 | Submitted by: Dream Builders & Remodeling

Submitted by: John Markowski, With all of the television shows available for viewing on HGTV and other home improvement based channels it’s no wonder that the DIY itch attracts so many consumers to attempt renovations on their homes. As a whole, I think it’s great for people to gain a […]

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Wagging their Tails for Tales: Therapy Dog Program – Aug. 11

Date: August 4, 2013 | Submitted by: Clifton Park - Halfmoon Public Library

Reading to Therapy Dogs will be held Sunday, August 11 from 1:30-2:30 pm at the Clifton Park Halfmoon Public Library, upstairs in the Children’s Library. Children can read to the therapy dogs for 15-minutes, in a comfortable, non-judgmental environment. Children build confidence from the experience and are encouraged to continue […]

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“Walk the Line” Program Open at the Shenendehowa United Methodist Church August 19 – 23

Date: August 2, 2013 | Submitted by: *Nobody

NEW this summer – a program for pre-teens: students entering 5th grade through 7th grade! You are invited to Shenendehowa United Methodist Church on Aug 19, 2013 to Aug 23, 2013 from 9 am to noon. At Walk the Line, we will explore Proverbs 3:5-6 through worship, crew competitions, water […]

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Family Film Friday at the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library Aug. 9

Date: August 2, 2013 | Submitted by: Clifton Park - Halfmoon Public Library

Family Film Friday a drop-in program for families with children, will be held Friday, August 9 beginning at 2pm. Popcorn and beverage provided. Low Sensory Environment, where children can move around and some of the lights are left on. An adult must accompany children. No registration is required for this […]

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Summer Reading Club Celebration at the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library Aug. 7

Date: August 1, 2013 | Submitted by: Clifton Park - Halfmoon Public Library

Summer Reading Club participants at the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library may redeem their completed reading calendars—at least 20 minutes a day of reading for 25 days or more— for a Readers Certificate and other reading treats. The last day to redeem calendars will be Friday, August 16. Completed reading calendars […]

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Digital Photography Club – Aug. 16 & 19

Date: August 1, 2013 | Submitted by: Clifton Park - Halfmoon Public Library

Come to the Clifton Park- Halfmoon Public Library on Mondays, August 12 & 19 from 1-3 pm for the program Digital Photography for Beginners. This basic class (two sessions) is designed to help you get started with your digital camera. Learn about basic terminology, functions, and settings of your digital […]

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Summer Movie Series at the Clifton Park Halfmoon Public Library – August 2013

Date: August 1, 2013 | Submitted by: Clifton Park - Halfmoon Public Library

A Summer Movie Series will be held various days in August beginning at 1pm. No registration is required for these drop-in programs. Call the Library at 371-8622 for film details. Films are scheduled for Monday, August 5, Tuesday, August 13 and Tuesday, August 20. The Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library is […]

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Foreign Film at the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library

Date: August 1, 2013 | Submitted by: Clifton Park - Halfmoon Public Library

On Thursday, August 8 at the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library, experience a slice of international culture with a viewing of a popular foreign film at 6:30pm. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, please call the Library at 371-8622. The Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library is classified as a Special […]

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