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Artists in Action: Paul Sinicki

Date: Wednesday, September 3
Time: Noon - 1:00 p.m.
Location: New & Popular Reading Area

Sinicki. Sinicki will demonstrate the art and science of fly tying, creating flies that mimic insects of nature closely enough to fool fish and attract them to a lure. The flies are works of art in their own right, but also demonstrate a keen understanding of fish and their prey. The flies are designed to replicate the normal prey of the fish. Sinicki will discuss the tools, materials and techniques needed to be a successful fly tier. Fly tiers use fur, feathers and other materials; they are the original recyclers, engineers, and artists. A fly can be a lure or jewelry. The only limit is the imagination.

Paul Sinicki reports that he is considered a newbie at the fly fishing sport, having done it for only a little over 15 years. He teaches at the Saratoga County 4H, the Adirondack Folk Art School. He is the Vice-President of the Capital District Fly Fishers. Paul likes to experiment with tying imaginative tying, creating things like humming birds, flowers, scenes and the like.

Sponsored by the Saratoga Springs Public Library and Saratoga Arts.

Brown Bag Lunch: Since 1887: Saratoga's Police Department

Date: Thursday, September 4
Time: Noon - 1:00 p.m.
Location: H. Dutcher Community Room

By 1887, Saratoga Springs had grown to a point where a police department was needed to ensure law and order. An act of the State Legislature created the Saratoga Springs Police Department on April 26th of that year, and on June 1st, eight men marked their first official work day in the new department. Saratoga Springs' Police Chief Greg Veitch will talk about this unique part of our city's history. No registration required.

Aging in Place: Keeping Your Loved Ones Home Safely and Independently

Date: Tuesday, September 9
Time: 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Susman Room

A panel discussion presenting the continuum of home care services needed to keep your loved ones at home as they age. Services to be discussed include medical alert programs, companion services and home health care, day programs, coordination services and county resources. A question and answer session will follow.