Contact Maryhelen - to join the committee or attend the meeting.
PUT ON YOUR SNEAKERS, PACK A LUNCH AND LET’S TOUR THE SHAKER HERITAGE SITE TOGETHER ON SATURDAY OCTOBER 17th !
What’s the plan?
Tentative schedule is:
11-12:15-Tour Group 1 (10 people max)
12:15-1:15- Bring your own lunch and chair (for both groups).
Apple Cider provided
1:15-2:30-Tour Group 2 (10 people max)
Click HERE for Directions
If we have more than the 20 people, we will try to add tours. for questions, contact Paula
Member Monday -- 6 p.m., Oct. 26 -- Porch Update
We'll have a brief presentation by Marilyn Kaplan of Preservation Architecture about the repair and renovation of our beautiful historic porch. The best view on Madison Avenue. More details will be coming soon. Can't wait until then to ask your questions about what's happening? Contact Patti Beeler or Debbie Kaminski.
October Collection Helps Things of My Very Own
Our October collection will benefit Things of my Very Own, a Schenectady-based organization that provides crisis intervention services to children affected by extensive abuse and/or neglect or who are at risk of a Child Protective Services intervention. The non-profit's goal is to keep children together with non-abusive family members and out of the foster care system, when possible.
We are collecting the following items
Small backpacks (can be very gently used)
Small child-sized wheeled suitcases (can be very gently used)
Twin- and full-size bedding (new sheets, pillow cases, blankets)
Personal hygiene items (toothbrushes, tooth paste, shampoo, soap)
Bring your items to Member Monday on Oct. 26 or any thine you visit the WCA in October
The next book will be When No One is Watching, by Alyssa Cole. Good Books gave it a 4 star rating. It is a novel that is classified as a thriller. The story takes place in Brooklyn and it deals with the issue of gentrification. The Book House has some copies now. If you tell them you are with the WCA book club, you will get a discount on the book.
For info about the WCA member Book Club contact Diana Pane
The WCA will celebrate the Holiday Season together on Sunday, Dec. 6. at 2 p.m.
The local troupe, "Celtic Voices” will present a staged reading of the charming Dylan Thomas Christmas tale, “A Child’s Christmas In Wales.”
Dr. Margaret Lasch Carroll, professor of literature at Albany College of Pharmacy, will provide insight into Thomas and this tale. There will be an opportunity to share favorite Christmas, Hanukkah or other a childhood memory, poem or song from your own holiday traditions.
Classic Welsh wassail will be served and attendees can bring treats to share. Members also are invited to share their recipes before the event for printing in the program. . We will send you a recipe template to complete.
Registration will be available on the WCA website soon. Because of current COVID restrictions, we anticipate that attendance at the WCA will be limited.
Contact Paula Hennessy -518-852-5835 for questions of to volunteer to help out.
The Woman's Club of Albany
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