Capital District Genealogical Society
Saturday, Aug. 24 at 1 p.m.
Ethnicity, Alliance, Family and War: this presentation centers on the settlement of the western frontier of colonial New York beginning about 1740 by Scots-Irish settlers and examines the development of these borderland communities in the Mohawk Valley and the upper Susquehanna River watershed.
Presented by Terry McMaster.
Free Movie Monday
Monday, Aug. 26 at 2 p.m. or 6 p.m.
Starring Glenn Close, Jonathan Pryce, and Max Irons, “The Wife” interweaves the story of a couple’s youthful passion and ambition with a portrait of a marriage, 30-plus years later – a lifetime’s shared compromises, secrets, betrayals, and mutual love.
Rated R for language and some sexual content.
Runtime: 1 hr., 39 mins. Registration is required: online or call 518-810-0314; choose either the 2 p.m. or 6 p.m. showtime.
Taking Care to Give Care
Wednesday, Aug. 28 at 1 p.m.
Presented by Herzog Law Firm, learn how to identify signs of normal aging versus someone who is beginning to have care needs. Registration is required: online or call 810-0314.
Cookbook Club: All Things Chocolate
Thursday, Aug. 29 at 6 p.m.
“Everything tastes better covered in chocolate” is one of the seminal creeds of the chocolate lover. Choose any chocolate-centric recipe from the library’s extensive cookbook collection – or stop at the Information Desk to select a recipe from our cookbook of the month. Don’t forget to bring a serving utensil, and a copy of the recipe you made. Registration is required: online or call 518-810-0314.