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MONTHLY MEETING INFORMATION
Meeting time:   1:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted, 
Meeting Site:    Lake George Senior Citizens Center    
                        22 Schuyler Street, Lake George, NY 
Directions:  Route 9(Canada St.); west on Mohican St., 2nd right onto Helen St., 1st left onto Caldwell St., left onto Schuyler St.
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Wednesday, JULY 17, 11:30 am - 2:30 pm

Home of Kathy Schonewolf, Assembly Point 

Annual Salad and Dessert Luncheon 
Sign up to bring salads or desserts at May, June meetings
Directions will be sent prior to the luncheon.
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Wednesday, SEPTEMBER 18, meet at 9:00am
at Rite Aid parking lot, Lake George 

Special Guided Tour of  "Wild Center" 
in Tupper Lake, NY
Members will car pool; drive is about 1 1/2  hours. Tour: 10:30am
 Meet at Rite Aid, Lake George, to carpool.  Brown Bag Lunch.
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Wednesday, OCTOBER 16, 1:00pm
Lake George Senior Citizen Center​​

"Wild Flowers - Faces, Facts, and Folklore"
Presenter:  Pam Taft, Albany Co. Cornell Coop. Extension
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Wednesday, NOVEMBER 20, 11am
Lake George Senior Citizen Center​

"Wreath Workshop" 
Members decorate holiday wreaths to donate to libraries, post offices, fire houses, and nursing homes
bring Bag Lunch; regular meeting to follow.
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Wednesday, DECEMBER 4, 11:30 am
Log Jam Restaurant, Lake George

"Annual Holiday  Luncheon" 
 Order off the menu;  Entertainment:  TBA
Bring non-perishable item to donate; favorite item for gift swap.

Wednesday, JANUARY 16, 1 pm
Lake George Senior Citizen's Center

"History of Up Yonda Farm" 
Pete Olesheski and Karen will present the story of the history of Up Yonda, the Memorial Garden, and the future Vision for the farm
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Wednesday, APRIL 17, 1 pm
Lake George Senior Citizen's Center

​"Improving the Soil in all Locations for Better Results"
Presenter:  Fred Breglia, Landis Arboretum
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Wednesday, MARCH 20, 1 pm
 Lake George Senior Citizen's Center

​"Attracting Birds and Other Pollinators" 
Amy Howansky discusses basic habitat needs for pollinators and birds; select plants, learn about plant attributes to attract birds
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Wednesday, FEBRUARY 20, 11am - 2 pm
Lake George Senior Citizen's Center

"Annual Potluck  Luncheon" 
Bring a dish to share, your own place settings and utensils.            After lunch, watch  a series of gardening videos presented by gardening expert, author, tv/radio  host Melinda Myers
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Wednesday, May 8

"Tulip Festival Tour"
Washington Park, Albany
Speaker:  Jessica Morgan, City Gardener
Bus Tour; Cost: TBA; Lunch at the Festival
Meet 8:30am at the Aviation Mall; more details TBA
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Wednesday, January 15, 1:00 pm
Lake George Senior Citizens Center

"Gardening with Arthritis"
Presenter:  Jessica Holmes, Warren Co. Coop. Extension

Information about minimizing pain while gardening.  Ideas for special tool and garden designs/plans that will lead to easier and successful gardening.                                                                 _____________________________________________________

Wednesday, JUNE 19, 1:00 pm
 Lake George Senior Citizen's Center

​"Heart-Healthy Diets" 
Speaker:  Mary Beth Mitcham
This program focuses on plant-based diets that benefit cardiovascular health.  Question and answer session; recipes provided, with a healthy food item to sample.

Wednesday, AUGUST 21, 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Home of Diana Kambar
Hannaford Rd.
​Annual Brown Bag Luncheon; Tour of Gardens
Directions sent prior to the luncheon
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Wednesday, FEBRUARY 19, 11:30am - 2 pm
Lake George Senior Citizen's Center

"Annual Covered Dish  Luncheon" 
Bring a dish to share, your own place settings and utensils.            
After lunch, watch a Video, presented by Melinda Myers,   gardening expert, author, tv/radio host:  "How to Grow Anything Unusual: Pots, Vertical Spaces, Shade Designs"
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Wednesday, MARCH 18, 1:00 pm
 Lake George Senior Citizen's Center

​"The Wild Parsnip and Other Toxic Plants" 
Presenter:  Susan Beebe, Saratoga Co. Coop. Extension 

Information about local toxic plants, identification, areas where they are found and the dangers to humans.
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   Wednesday, APRIL 15, 1:00 pm
Lake George Senior Citizens Center 

"The Feeder Canal: Past, Present, Future" 
Presenter: Jeanne Williams, ED, Feeder Canal Alliance  

History of the Feeder Canal - construction and commerce from the 1800s to 1929; plans for future protection