Saturday, Nov. 3
Hudson Adirondack Daylily Society: Downsizing your Garden
Melanie Mason, a hybridizer of daylilies, discusses gardening in a smaller scale from a large varied garden.
Program starts at 9:30 a.m.
North Eastern New York Orchid Society’s Orchid Auction
This year we are featuring orchids called Cattleyas and their hybrids. Many types of orchids are already on the list and we expect about 80 to 90 plants to auction off, with last minute member donations as well.
Open to all. Contact Janet Vinyard c/o [email protected]
Doors open at 1 p.m. for preview of plants and questions.
The auction starts approximately 1:30 p.m.
Monday, Nov. 5
Red Cross Citizens Preparedness Corps
This presentation works to reduce New York state citizens’ vulnerability to natural disasters, covering how to prepare for, respond to, and recover from natural and manmade disasters — including active shooter situations.
Additionally, free, hands-only CPR training (a life-saving skill) will be available.
This presentation is geared for an audience that is 16 years and older. Registration is required: online or call 518-810-0314.
Program starts at 10 a.m.
Stress and Hearing Loss: Coping with Holiday Stress
The Hearing Loss Association of Albany welcomes speaker Eric Eisenstein.
The holidays can be stressful for all, but for those with a hearing loss the added stress of trying to hear and communicate in the noisy environment of parties, restaurants and family gatherings can take its toll.
Come and learn strategies to cope and learn what you can do to make your holidays more enjoyable.
Program starts at 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Nov. 6
The library will be closed on Election Day.
Wednesday, Nov. 7
Noon Storytime for Adults
Julia Child made French cooking accessible to American cooks, was the first person on PBS to win an Emmy, and enjoyed a passionate marriage.
Storyteller Kate Dudding will share stories she gleaned from the Julia Child biography “Appetite for Life” by Noel Riley Fitch.
Come hear how this Smith graduate worked for the OSS during World War II, married a sophisticated man six inches shorter than herself, and taught millions everything they needed to know to make delicious meals.Program starts at 12:15 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 8
How to Make Downsizing a Seamless Process
EFS Financial Advisors presents a panel discussion to answer questions on downsizing your home. Get information on how to make a successful transition.
The panel will consist of a realtor, real estate attorney, mortgage professional and insurance professional. The presenters are Pierce Mahar (MC), Brian Walters, Dorothy Tischler, Michael Freidman, and Charles Tangredi.
Program starts at 1 p.m.