Country Club, Albany. 10/15, 12-5 PM: Symposium of
Excellence with featured keynote speaker Rhonda Childs,
Director of Development & Public Affairs at Northeast
Parent & Child Society. Workshops follow lecture.
Albany Law School, 80 New Scotland Ave., Albany. 10/15,
1-5 PM: The annual Albany Law Review Symposium
analyzes the subject of torture in the context of the
law and human rights. 392-4949.
College, Bertelsmann Campus Center, Annandale-on-Hudson.
(845) 758-7279. 10/9, 6 PM: “Russia and the Future of
American Foreign Policy.” 10/10, 7 PM: Outside Agitators
and Hometown Bigots Nassau Free Library, Nassau. 766-2715.
Clark Art Institute, 225 South St., Williamstown,
Mass. 10/9, 12:30 PM: Keelin Loftin will speak about drawings
from the Alice Steiner Collection. Free with Gallery admission.
of Saint Rose, Auditorium, St. Joseph Hall, 985 Madison
Ave., Albany. 10/13, 7 PM: “Cultivating a Culture of Peace,”
an address by Dr. Robert Edgar, general secretary of the
National Council of Churches in Christ in the USA. 454-5105.
of Saint Rose, Thelma P. Lally School of Education,
1009 Washington Ave., Albany. 10/9, 7:30 PM: Susan Gubar
will lecture and read from her newest work, A Feminism
of One’s Own. 454-2050.
Branch Library, 485 Delaware Ave., Albany. 10/13,
6:30 PM: Workshop on “Mind, Heart, and Meditation” Free.
Unitarian Universalist Society of Albany, 405 Washington
Ave., Albany. 10/11, 9:30 AM-12 PM: Rev. Dr. David Bumbaugh
will present a free lecture on the need for a language
of reverence that takes into account the new creation
story revealed by science. 463-7135.
Valley Community College, Bulmer Telecommunications
Center Auditorium, 80 Vandenburgh Ave., Troy. 10/14, 10
AM: Dr. Steven A. Leibo will present a historical perspective
of the factors influencing the United States’ involvement.
Admission is free. 629-4827.
Hotel, 189 Wolf Road Albany, Motivational speaker
Jackie Waldman will speak to people with multiple sclerosis.
Colleges, Albany Campus, Campus Center Room 224, 140
New Scotland Ave, Albany. 10/12, call for times: Dr. Anthony
DeBlasi will be speaking on “Historical Patterns in Chinese
Schenectady Museum and Planetarium, Nott Terrace Heights,
Schenectady. 10/14, 12:30 PM: “Tracking the Underground
Railroad” Local author and historian Tom Calarco discusses
his book, The Underground Railroad in the Adirondack
Region. Free with admission to museum. 382-7890.
Public Library, 47 Clifton Country Road, Clifton Park.
10/14, 7 PM: “How to Pay for College Without Going Broke.”
Techniques will include: how to develop a financial plan
for college, how to increase tax deductions and maximize
eligibility and college awards. Registration is required.
College, Gannett Auditorium, Saratoga Springs. 10/9,
5:30 PM: Adrian Rudolph will discuss “Renaissance Genderscapes.”
10/13, 5:30 PM: Earl Babbie, professor of sociology at
Chapman University, will discuss “Organized Society: Friend
or Foe?” 10/15, 8 PM: Major Robert Resnick, Class of ’88,
Chief of Military Justice, will discuss “A Soldier’s Perspective:
On the Front Line in the Iraq War.” 580-5597.
Town Hall, Grange Hall Road Stephentown. “Anti-Semitism:
Everything Old is New Again,” presented by Dr. Harvey
Albany, Standish Room of Science Library. 10/9, 2-4
PM: Science Colloquium—Thomas Levenson to discuss “Einstein
in Berlin.” 442-4048.
Waterfront Farmer’s Market, River St. Troy 10/11,
10:30-12:30 PM: Chef Jacquiline Baldwin of RPI debunks
methods of college eating with a demonstration at 11.
Public Library, 100 Second St., Troy. 10/14, 6:15
PM: Capturing Family Stories: Learn the art of telling
your family history through the use of personal stories
and family records and documents. Prior registration is
required but program is free. 274-7071.
at Albany, 1400 Washington Ave. Albany. 10/10, 8-5
PM: “HIV/AIDS Challenges in Africa” 442-4248.
Lakes Center for the Arts, Blue Mountain Lake. 10/11,
10-3 PM: This workshop will focus on carving faces and
how to create different expressions for your St. Nicholas.
Public Library, Main Branch, 161 Washington Ave.,
Albany. 10/9, 7-9:30 PM: Introduction to Word: Learn the
basics of word processing. 10/15, 1-2:30 PM: Intermediate
Word: Learn some of the additional features of Microsoft
Word 2000, including how to cut and paste. 427-4303.
Public Library, Schuyler & Broad Streets, Albany.
10/15, 10:30 AM: Introduction to the Internet. 427-9485.
of Saint Rose, 432 Western Ave., Albany. 10/13, 12:30
PM: “Cultivating a Culture of Peace” A series of workshops
focusing on different topics related to the cultivation
of peace. Call for more information. 783-7769.
Yoga Studio, Glens Falls 10/12, 10-5 PM: All-Day Vibrational
Healing Workshop. Dress comfortably and come perfume-free.
$85/$75. Includes lunch. 256-2710
Shaker Village, Routes 20 and 41, Pittsfield, Mass.
10/11-10/12, call for times: Basic Shaker Oval Box Construction.
Instructor: Steve Grasselli. 10/11-10/12, call for times:
Basic Blacksmithing II. Instructor Bill Senseney. Call
Brian Emery at (413) 354-9656 to register. (413) 684-3223
or (413) 684-3612.
Hyde Collection Art Museum, 161 Warren St., Glens
Falls. 10/9, 5-6 PM: “The Hyde Collection—Interpretation
for Docents” A 15 session course for docents and open
to all others interested in the new interpretive plans
for Hyde House. Scheduled for the second and fourth Thursdays
of each month. Free admission. 792-1761 ext. 27. 10/11,
10:30 AM- 12PM: Fallmobile: See the art sculptor George
Rickey and create a moving sculpture of your own. Free
for Hyde members. $2/non-members.
63 Main St., North Adams, Mass. 10/15, 7-8:30 PM: “My
Words, My Selves” Tuition is $120 ($108 members) (413)664-0775.
Colleges, Albany Campus, Campus Center Room 224, 140
New Scotland Ave, Albany. 10/15, 6:30 PM: Graphic Artist
Guild of Albany hosts “Mac OS X for Graphic Artists—Tips,
Tricks and Troubleshooting”. Cost is $10/Guildmembers,
Saratoga Springs Public Library, 49 Henry St., Saratoga
Springs 10/12, 3-5 PM: Readings and workshop with Meg
Kearney and Laureanne Bosselaar. Free and open to public.
Public Library, 100 Second St., Troy. 10/9, 6 PM:
Workshop on “Meditation in Daily Life” Free, but please