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FEED & SEED BOOK SHOP, Hudson St, Kinderhook, 9 am-1 pm. New and gently used books, benefits Kinderhook Memorial Library. oklibrary.org
CLOTHING BARN, N Chatham United Methodist Church, 4274 Rt 203, 9:30 am-12:30 pm, Used clothing & shoes for children & adults, through mid October. Northchathammethodistchurch.org 518 766-3535.
WON BUDDHISM Scripture Study Class, Won Dharma Meditation & Retreat Ctr., 361 Rt. 23, Claverack, 10 am-11:30 am, free. Study and discuss The Principal Book of Won-Buddhism, through Dec 3. 518 851-2581. wondharmacenter.org.
MEDITATION, St Luke’s Church, 1010 Kinderhook St, Valatie, 10:15-11:30 am, free. Open to experienced & beginners, followed by sharing & tea.
FRIENDS BOOK SHOP, Roe Jan Community Library, 9091 Rt 22, Copake, 10 am-2 pm. Thousands of books, CDs, DVDs for all ages at bargain prices. Oct 8 last day, till Dec 8-9. friends-roejanlibrary.org.
GERMAN CULTURE & Conversation Group, rotating private homes, 10:30-11:30 am, free. Adults communicate in German for fun and travel. All experience levels welcome. Meets one Saturday per month; call for date, 518 542-3809.
LYME SUPPORT GROUP, Hudson Area Library, 51 N. 5th St, 1-2:30 pm, free. Support Group for Lyme Disease patients & caretakers. RSVP or info at meetup.com/New-York-Lyme-Disease-Support-Group.
QUEER WOMEN Meet-Up, Ör Gallery & Tavern, 33 S. 3rd St, Hudson, 4-6 pm, free, cash bar. Singles, couples, young & old welcome.
BREAKFAST, Kinderhook Elks Lodge #2530, Rt 9H. 8-11:30 am. 518 758-2530.
LEGION BREAKFAST, Germantown American Legion, 1154 Woods Rd, 8-11 am. Information, call Tom, 518 537-6132.
BOOK GROUP, Chatham Middle School Library, 11 Woodbridge Ave, 2 pm, free. 518 392-3666.
BREAKFAST, Chatham Fire Department, 10 Hoffman St, 8-11 am, $10, children under 5 free. All you can eat eggs, home fries, pancakes, French toast, fruit cocktail, bacon, sausage, corned beef hash, coffee, tea, juice, hot chocolate, 50/50 raffle.
PANCAKE BREAKFAST, Elizaville Firehouse, 1575 Rt 19, 8-11 am, a la carte pricing. Eggs, pancakes, omelets (cheese, Spanish), bacon, sausage patties, hash, home fries, coffee, tea, milk, hot chocolate, orange juice. Through May. 845-756-2140.
BLUES BRUNCH, Riverview Cafe, 48 Riverview St, Stuyvesant, 11 am-1 pm. Louis Blue Waters Watterson. Reservations suggested. 518 758-8950. Theriverviewcafe.com.
YOGA, Roe Jan Community Library, 9091 Rt 22, Copake, 8-9 am, $20 / class or $95 / 8 classes. Led by Roberta Roll, for all abilities. Proceeds support library. 518 325-4101.
ROTARY CLUB MEETING, Club Helsinki, 401 Columbia St, Hudson, noon. New members welcome. 518 755-2155.
BREASTFEEDING SUPPORT GROUP, 2nd Mondays, 5:30-7:30 pm Chatham Public Library; 3rd Mondays, 10 am-noon, Bees Knees, 725 Warren St, Hudson. 518 758-2091, 392-7919, 392-0417, 392-5854, 392-2425. LaLecheColumbia.weebly.com
First and Third Mondays
OPEN PINOCHLE GROUP, Adult Learning Institute, C-GCC, 4400 Route 23, Greenport, faculty/staff Lounge, 1:30-4 pm. For those who never played before, want to learn or need a refresher. 518 828-4181 X 3431, email
THE CONSTITUTION, New Lebanon Library, 550 Rt. 20, 7 pm. Bi-weekly discussion group, bring questions, share opinions. 518 794-8844. newlebanonlibrary.org.
ALZHEIMER’S CAREGIVER Support Network meeting, 2 pm, Whittier Nursing Home, 1 Whittier Way, Ghent, 518 867-4999 X 203.
BOOK CLUB, Valatie Free Library, 3203 Church St, 7 pm, free. 518 758-9321.
FAMILY HISTORY/CULTURAL Heritage Workshop, Adult Learning Institute, C-GCC, 4400 Route 23, Greenport, Rm 105, 10:30 am-noon. Learn about your own and other students roots, join ongoing workshop at any time. 518 828-4181 X 3431, email
CHAIR YOGA, Adult Learning Institute, C-GCC, 4400 Route 23, Greenport, Rm 505 (Arts Center), 2-2:45 pm. Taught by Mary Ellen Gallagher, emphasis on gentleness and relaxation. 518 828-4181 X 3431, email
TRI-VILLAGE SENIOR CITIZENS Meeting, St. Luke’s Church, 1010 Kinderhook St, Valatie, 1 pm. Upcoming trip, Oct 18 Octoberfest at Log Cabin in MA.
KNITTING / CROCHET, Valatie Free Library, 3203 Church St, 7 pm, free. 518 758-9321.
KNITTING CIRCLE, Claverack Free Library, 629 Rt. 23B, 1-3 pm. Knitting and crocheting afghan squares to be made into blankets for homeless shelters. Yarn supplied. 518 851-7120.
MAH JONGG, Chatham Library, 11 Woodbridge Ave, 10:15 am-12:15 pm. Beginners welcome. 518 392-2618.
EXERCISE PROGRAM, Immaculate Conception/St. Joseph Parish Hall, 732 US Rt 20, New Lebanon, 9-10 am, free. Appropriate for seniors, persons with physical limitations. Improves balance, muscle strength, cardiovascular efficiency. Mat, comfortable clothes, good walking shoes suggested. Call Mary, 518 733-0469.
TAI CHI FOR SENIORS, Hudson Senior Center, 51 North 5th St., Hudson, 10:15-11:15 am. Followed by nutritious lunch. 8 weeks, through Oct 7. Reserve a spot at 518 672-7134. Sponsored by Columbia County Office for the Aging.
Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays
CATHOLIC CHARITIES FOOD PANTRY, 431 East Allen St, Hudson, open to those in need, Mon. 9 am-noon, Wed. 4:30-6:30 pm, Thur. 1-4 pm. Monetary donations, non-perishable food & hygiene product donations may be dropped off at the agency. 518 828-8660 X 125, www.catholiccharitiescg.org
Mondays, Wednesday, Fridays
EXERCISE GROUP, Copake Town Hall, 230 Mountain View Rd, 9-9:45 am, free. Group uses DVD’s for instruction and motivation. All ages welcome.
Mondays, Wednesdays, Saturdays
BARGAIN SHOP, behind Copake United Methodist Church House, 1673 Cty Rt 7A, 1-4 pm. Church volunteers sell used clothing, books, shoes, linens, jewelry and dishes; bargain prices support church.
MEMOIR WRITING WORKSHOP, Chatham Library, 11 Woodbridge Ave, 10:15 am-12:15 pm. Peer-led; new writers welcome. 518 392-2618.
IMMUNIZATION CLINIC, Columbia County Department of Health, 1st Floor, 325 Columbia St, Hudson, 1-4 pm, free. Third Tues of month 4-6 pm. Many types of vaccines offered. By appointment only. For appointment, 518 828-3358 (option #4). sites.google.com/a/columbiacountyny.com/health/health-clinics
BRIDGE, Adult Learning Institute, C-GCC, 4400 Route 23, Greenport, faculty/staff Lounge, 1:30-4 pm. Open to all ALI members. 518 828-4181 X 3431, email
BREASTFEEDING SUPPORT CLASSES, Women’s Health Center at CMH Campus, 71 Prospect Ave, Hudson. 4:30 pm, free. For pregnant women, breastfeeding moms & their families. 518 828-1400 to sign up or learn more.
SPANISH class, Hudson Area Library, 51 N 5th St, 6:15-7:15 pm, free. Adults communicate for work, travel, fun; all experience levels. 518 828-1792 x 101.
SITTING MEDITATION, Won Dharma Meditation Ctr, 361 Rt 23, Claverack. 7–8:30 pm, free. Sitting meditation to calm & empower the mind, awaken the spirit. Geared to beginners & those curious about meditation. 518 851-2581. wondharmacenter.org.
OPEN MIC, Club Helsinki Hudson, 405 Columbia St, 6:30 pm sign-up, 7 pm show, free ticket giveaways. With Cameron & Ryder. 518 828-4800. helsinkihudson.com.
HEALTHCARE NAVIGATORS, Copake Town Hall, 230 Mountain View Rd. Navigator Program of the Columbia County Community Healthcare Consortium assists individuals, families, small businesses with shopping for, comparing, enrolling in health insurance, incl. Medicaid, Child Health Plus through the New York State of Health. Schedule in-person assistance at 518 822-9600 or for appointment 800-980-5530.
Second & Fourth Tuesdays
PHOTOGRAPHY CLUB of Columbia County, Hudson Area Library, 51 N 5th St, 6-8 pm. Photographers of all ages and skill levels welcome. 518 828-5887.
GREEN DRINKS, Helsinki Hudson, 405 Columbia St, 5:30 pm. Meet and network with conservation-minded people. For info, greendrinks.org/NY/Hudson. or
MEDITATION SERVICE, Tendai Buddhist Institute, Rt 295, Canaan, 6 pm, free, discussion on various topics; 7 pm meditation service, followed by potluck supper. tendai.org.
AERIAL ARTS INTRO, Morris Memorial, 20 Park Row, Chatham, 6-7 pm, $15 per class, teens & adults. Stretching, conditioning, building safe strength. Registration,
ENGLISH LITERACY classes & tutoring, Hudson Area Library, 51 N 5th St, 6-8 pm, free. Free childcare available. Call Literacy Connections, 518 697-8227, for info & sign-up.
RELIGIOUS SCHOOL, Congregation Anshe Emeth, 240 Joslen Blvd, Greenport, 4-5:30 pm. All children interested in a Jewish education invited. Learn Hebrew alphabet, Jewish holidays, festival songs, creative projects. Each Wednesday. 518 828-6848 or visit www.congregatioansheemeth.net.
STD CLINIC, Columbia County Department of Health, 1st Floor, 325 Columbia St, Hudson, 4:30-5:30 pm, free, no appointment needed. STD testing, treatment, counseling; HIV testing & counseling; all services private & confidential. 518 828-3358. sites.google.com/a/columbiacountyny.com/health/health-clinics
KNIT HAPPENS, Chatham Library, 11 Woodbridge Ave, 6-7:45 pm, free. Bring your needlework. 518 392-3666.
NAR-ANON Family Meeting, Christ our Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 19 Park Row, Chatham, 7 pm, free. Fellowship group for those affected by someone else’s addiction. 518 858-6124.
GHENT-CHATHAM SENIORS Meeting, St James Parish Hall, Rt 66, Chatham, 1:30 pm.
HUDSON VALLEY BLUE STAR MOTHERS NY 10, a group for mothers & grandmothers of service members, the VFW Post 1314, 544 Union Street, Hudson, 7pm, free. Interested in joining, call 518 537-5139. bluestarmothers.org.
First and Third Wednesdays
TACONIC TOASTMASTERS, 5:30-6:30 pm, Chamber of Commerce, 1 N Front St, Hudson. Participants improve speaking & leadership skills in friendly atmosphere. Guests welcome. Information, 518 828-7520.
Second and Fourth Wednesdays
MAH JONGG Group, Adult Learning Institute, C-GCC, 4400 Route 23, Greenport, faculty/staff lounge, 1:30-4 pm. Facilitated by Barbara Troy. Always looking for new members. 518 828-4181 X 3431, email
DUPLICATE BRIDGE, Churchtown Firehouse, 2219 Rt 27, 12 pm. Players of all levels welcome. Info, 518 851-7982.
COMMUNITY YOGA CLASS, Won Dharma Meditation & Retreat Ctr., 361 Rt. 23, Claverack, 6-7:15 pm, $5 suggested donation. All levels welcome. 518 851-2581. wondharmacenter.org.
CONTEMPORARY ART READING & Discussion Group, Chatham Library, 11 Woodbridge Ave, 6-7:45 pm, free. Melissa Sarris lead, no art experience necessary. 518 392-3666.
COLUMBIA COUNTY BEEKEEPERS CLUB, Roe Jan Community Library, 9091 Rt 22, Copake, 6:30 pm, free. Open to all interested in bees or beekeeping.
THE KNIT CLUB, Copake Town Park, 305 Mountain View Rd, Copake, 6-7:30 pm, $2 donation. Bring knitting, crochet work, rug hook project, plastic canvas, quilt squares to sew by hand. Through Dec 15. Questions, 518 325-3880, 329-2285 or 325-5115.
FARMSCAPE ECOLOGY OPEN HOUSE, FEP Creekhouse, 1075 Harlemville Rd, Ghent, 6-8 pm, free. Bring a dish, favorite nature observation to share, question about Columbia County, plants or insects to be identified or just yourself.
Second & Fourth Thursdays
MEMOIR WORKSHOP, Roe Jan Community Library, 9091 Rt 22, Copake, 6-7:30 pm. Kenneth Young facilitates, for adults of all skill levels. 518 325-4101. roejanlibrary.org.
INFORMATION + REFERRAL ASSISTANCE for seniors, New Lebanon Library, 550 Rt 20, 9 am-12:30 pm. Catholic Charities Senior + Caregiver Support Services provides info, referral assistance to senior citizens and their caregivers. Call 518 925-0682 or 733-0469 for info or appointment.
INFORMATION + REFERRAL ASSISTANCE for seniors, Stephentown Library, 472 Rt 43, 1-4 pm. Catholic Charities Senior + Caregiver Support Services provides info, referral assistance to senior citizens and their caregivers in Columbia County. Call 518 925-0682 or 733-0469 for info or appointment.
CHAIR YOGA FOR SENIORS, Won Dharma Meditation & Retreat Ctr., 361 Rt. 23, Claverack, 10-11:15 am, $8 suggested donation. 518 851-2581. wondharmacenter.org.
ROE JAN FOOD PANTRY, Hillsdale United Methodist Church, routes 22 and 23, 10 am-noon. No appointment necessary, but an advance call would be appreciated. For questions call Betty White at 518 325- 3977 or Teri Traver at 518 325-6142.
JOB SEARCH HELP, Roe Jan Community Library, 9091 Rt 22, Copake, 2-4 pm, free. Beth Gordon coaches with emphasis on resume writing & using online resources. Basic computer skills needed. 518 325-4101. roejanlibrary.org.
DINNER, Kinderhook Reformed Church, 21 Broad St, 6 pm, free. Welcoming the community, kinderhookreformedchurch.com.
First & Third Fridays
LEBANON VALLEY SENIORS, New Lebanon Town Hall, 14755 Rt 22, 1 pm. Anyone 55 or older is welcome. Oct 7: New information on Alzheimer’s Disease; Oct 21: Covered dish dinner, make your own sundae. Oct 24 – Cranberry Harvesting in Wareham, MA. For trip info, 518 794-9425. Visitors welcome. 518 794-7084.
DANCES OF UNIVERSAL PEACE, Sadhana Center for Yoga & Meditation, 403 Warren St, Hudson, 7-9 pm, $5-$10 donation. Participatory circle dances and songs, all taught; no experience needed, all ages welcome. 518 392-9718.
ARTISTS & FRIENDS potluck supper & slideshare, First Presbyterian Church, 369 Warren St, Hudson, 6 pm, bring a dish to share. Different artists show slides of their work each month.
Through October 8
FALL TOURS, Kinderhook Reformed Church, 21 Broad St, free. Saturdays from 10 am-noon or by appointment, 518 758-6401. Kinderhookreformedchurch.com.
PLEIN AIR PAINTING, Olana State Historic Site, Wagon House Education Center, 5720 Rt. 9G, Greenport, free. Visitors can watch artists paint on the grounds and join wine & cheese reception Sat at 6 pm. Olana.org.
BOOK SALE, Claverack Library, 629 Rt 23B, Preview Fri 5-7 pm, $10, books at double price. Sat 9 am-3 pm, Sun 10 am-2 pm. Fiction, nonfiction, children’s books & baked goods. Sat luncheon sold. Tours of new library. Drop off baked goods donations Oct 7. , 518 851-7120.
BIRD WALK, Stockport Station, Station Rd/Rt 22, Stockport, 8 am, free. Alan Devoe Bird Club, fall migrants. Children welcome, accompanies by an adult. 516 941-5113.
OK FALL FESTIVAL, Village of Kinderhook Village Square, Route 9 and Hudson Street, 9 am-1 pm (rain or shine). Pumpkin painting, scarecrow making, kids’ maze and fire truck, bake-off contest (pumpkin and apple recipes competing for gift-certificate prizes), live music with Betsy and the Bygons. Entries to pumpkin and apple bake-off delivered by noon. www.kinderhookbusiness.com.
HUDSON-ATHENS LIGHTHOUSE TOURS, depart from Henry Hudson Riverfront Park, Hudson 11 am, noon, 1 pm, 2 pm. $25 adults, $10 children under 12. Reservations: HudsonCruises.com or call 518 348-8993 or 888 764-1844.
BOAT RESTORATION, 7th Street Park at Warren St, Hudson, 12-5 pm, free. Hudson River Historic Boat Restoration Society invites public to view progress in restoring of Eleanor. Hudsonriverhistoricboat.org.
LOBSTER & BEEF BARBECUE, Ancram Fire Company firehouse, 1306 County Route 7, Doors open 2 pm, meal served 3 pm. $35/person. Call 518 329-3430 for reservations. Fire company’s annual fund drive raffle tickets available for $5 each. Cash prizes. Drawing 4 pm.
ROAST BEEF DINNER, Trinity United Methodist Church, 555 Joslen Blvd, Greenport, 4-5 pm take-outs, 5-6:30 pm dining room, $15. Tickets available at door. 518 828-0226.
SPAGHETTI DINNER, Kinderhook Lake Community Hall, Electric Park Rd, 5-7 pm, $8. Benefits McIntosh family and Mark’s battle with cancer.
OVER THE MOON: CLC 30th Anniversary Celebration, Churchtown Dairy, 357 Rt 12, Churchtown, 6:30 pm, admission. Malcolm Gladwell speaks, music, live auction, food and drink.
October 8, 22
ARTFUL HIKE: Church’s Letters & 19th Century Ballads, Olana State Historic Site, 5720 Rt 9G, Greenport, 3 pm, $20. Brian Dewan presents dramatic readings of letters in Olana collection during 1-mile walk for all ages. 518 828-1872 x105. Olana.org.
HAWTHORNE VALLEY FALL FESTIVAL, Hawthorne Valley Farm, 327 Rt 21C, Ghent, 10 am-4 pm, free. Explore the land of Hawthorne Valley, tours, local food and artisan vendors, demonstrations, children’s activities, music, school open house. hawthornevalley.org
PLEIN AIR ART SALE, 7th Street Park on Warren St, Hudson, 11 am-4 pm. View and purchase selected artwork from Plein Air artists. Quick Draw contests 2-3 pm. Top drawings displayed at Caldwell Gallery, 5-7 pm. olana.org. 518 828-1872 x105.
AUTUMN IN AUSTERLITZ Festival, Old Austerlitz, 11550 Rt 22, 11 am-4 pm, $7. Tasting area, Farmers’ Market, demonstrations, children’s games and activities, animals, craft and food vendors, music, silent auction. or 518 392-0062.
HARVEST FEST, Church of St John in the Wilderness, 261 Rt 344 , Copake Falls, 12-4 pm. Pony rides, games, vendors, bake sale, Chinese auction, food, puppet show, balloon tying, face painting. 518 329-1036. Stjohnw.org.
MAKING MUSICALS: A Concert with Conversation, Hudson Area Library, 51 N 5th St, 6 pm, $35 benefits library. Composer / lyricist Neil Bartram & writer Brian Hill play tunes and share stories of creating Broadway musicals. Tickets, HudsonAreaLibrary.org.
October 9, November 13
TURKEY SHOOT, Kalicoontie Rod & Gun Club, 333 Schneider Rd, Livingston, 10 am, $3. Prizes. 845 758-4300 (day) or 518 537-3997.
OPEN HOUSE & CAMPUS TOUR, Triform Camphill Community, 20 Triform Rd, Livingston, 10 am – 2 pm, free. Young adults with special needs and their families to explore campus, classroom & work demonstrations. Arrive by 9:45 am for 10 am tour. RSVP by Oct 7, 518 851-9320 x 13 or
FLU VACCINE Clinic, Livingston Nutrition Site, 447 Church Rd, 10:30-11:30 am, $41-43 without insurance. For those 18 and older. Bring insurance card. Most insurance plans covered, call health department for verification. Colmbiacountyny.com. 518 82-3358.
FLU VACCINE Clinic, Hudson Nutrition Site, 51 North 5th St, 10:30 am-noon, $41-43 without insurance. For those 18 and older. Bring insurance card. Most insurance plans covered, call health department for verification. Colmbiacountyny.com. 518 82-3358.
FLU VACCINE Clinic, Roe Jan Library, 9091 Rt 22, Copake, 9:30-11:30 am $41-43 without insurance. For those 18 and older. Bring insurance card. Most insurance plans covered, call health department for verification. Colmbiacountyny.com. 518 82-3358.
RAISING THE DEAD: Tales from Hudson’s Crypts, Hudson Area Library, 51 N 5th St, 6 pm, free. Kelley Drahushuk. 518 828-1792 x 101 or hudsonarealibrary.org.
RAILROAD DEPOT RECEPTION, Stuyvesant Railroad Depot, 55 Riverview St, 4-6 pm, free. Cheese and beverage reception to celebrate completion of restroom.
HAM DINNER, St. Mary’s Academy, 301 Allen St, Hudson, 4-6:30 pm, $12. Local produce, eat in or take out. Reservations recommended, 518 828-0506
FLAPJACK FUNDRAISER BREAKFAST, Applebee’s Restaurant, 420 Fairview Ave, Hudson, 8-10 a.m, $6.00 per person. Benefits St. Luke’s Church in Valatie.
HARVEST FESTIVAL, Ghent Reformed Church, 1039 Rt 22, West Ghent, 9 am-3 pm. Fruits, vegetables, baked goods, used books. Homemade soups & food for breakfast & lunch. Penny auction, silent auction, raffle. 518 828-5946.
FLU VACCINE Clinic, Philmont Nutrition Site, 93 Main St, Philmont, 9:30 am-12:30 pm, $41-43 without insurance. Seniors only. Bring insurance card. Most insurance plans covered, call health department for verification. Colmbiacountyny.com. 518 82-3358.
GOLDEN GATHERING, Columbia-Greene Community College, 4400 Route 23, Greenport, 9:30 am-12:30 pm. Free health fair for senior citizens. Flu shots, ID cards, blood pressure & hearing screenings, door prizes, refreshments, car seat check, car show, Elvis tribute. 518 371 2751.
GHOSTLY GALLOP Bike Ride, Hudson High School, 208 Harry Howard Ave, 11:30 am, $30. 10, 25 and 50-mile options, benefits Hudson Area Library. To register, ghostlygallop.info.
CHICKEN BARBECUE, North Hillsdale Methodist Church, 1012 Rt 21C, 4-6:30 pm, take outs only, $12. 1/2 BBQ Chicken, Baked Potato, Homemade Coleslaw, Rolls, Homemade Desserts. 518 325-3086
COLUMBIA COUNTY HISTORICAL Society’s Annual Meeting & Birthday Party, Secret Gardener, 250 Warren St, Hudson, 5-7 pm, $10. Annual Meeting, followed by cocktails, live music. cchsny.org/events.html.
PASTA DINNER, Red Rock Fire Company, 401 Rt 24, East Chatham, 5-8 pm, $12. All you can eat Pasta with Marinara Sauce, Alfredo Sauce, Chef’s Special Sauce with meatballs, rolls and make-your-own salad. Homemade dessert table. Soda, water, coffee and tea. Bring your own wine or whatever you enjoy.
MOVABLE FEAST, Hudson Opera House, 327 Warren St, 6 pm drinks, 7 pm dinner, $100 and up. Dinner, drinks, raffle. To host dinner or ticket, 518 822-1438. Hudsonoperahouse.org.
GHOSTLY GALLOP, Hudson High School, 208 Harry Howard Ave, 11:30 am, $5-25 benefits Hudson Area Library. 5K run, walk, 1-mile kids run. To register, ghostlygallop.info.
SIP AND DIP, Kellner Community Activities Ctr, Palatine Park Rd, Germantown, 1-3 pm, $40 benefits Germantown Community Friends of the Arts. Painting instruction + light appetizers; Gaskins restaurant sells wine & beer on site. Reservations, or 518 368-8411. Seating limited, payment due by Oct 7.