On May 11, a panel of writing and gaming experts from academia and industry from across the nation will convene at Excelsior College in Albany, N.Y. to discuss the use of "serious games" - or digitally immersing students in real-world issues and situations - in education programs.
Local naturalist David Behm will show color photographs illustrating the chronological order of more than 280 species of blooming plants that annually appear between mid-March and the end of June at local nature preserves. Following his presentation, he will lead a brief wildflower walk on the Liberty Trail that links the library to Arongen and Shatekon Schools.
The program "Turning Life Into a Business" features Julie DeFruscio, entrepreneur and co-owner of Pump Wear, Inc. She will share her personal story of creating a successful business out of a family health crisis, building the business through social media and sustaining the business by giving back to the community.
Join us for the 14th Annual Mothers Day Fashion Show and Luncheon on Friday, May 11th to benefit Transportation Services for Seniors. The event will kickoff at 11:30am with lunch by Lakeview Catering. The fashion show will feature men's fashions by Macy's By Appointment and women's fashions by Christopher & Banks with accessories by Charming Charlie.
Special announcements of new initiatives at Vanderheyden will be featured at the child and family service agency's open house. Meet our new CEO, Karen Carpenter Palumbo, and tour facilities including the newly opened group emergency program. For more information or to RSVP: Kimberley Belleville at firstname.lastname@example.org or 283-6500 extension 208.
Where: Clifton Park- Halfmoon Public Library, Clifton Park, New York
Children in grades 3-5 are invited to the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library on Friday, May 11 at 3:45pm for Lego Club. Participants will create a LEGO display based on a theme within a specified time limit.
Dennis DeYoung: The Music of STYX showcases the Greatest Hits spanning the 70's, 80's, and 90's performed live with Dennis and his six member band. The set includes all eight top Top 10 hits including "Lady," "Babe," "Come Sail Away," "Too Much Time On My Hands," plus Classic Rock Anthems "Grand Illusion," "Renegade," "Blue Collar Man," "Suite Madame Blue," "Rockin The Paradise" and many more.
Skip Parsons' Riverboat Jazz Band plays early style New Orleans and Chicago jazz at the Fountain Restaurant!
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