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Brown Bag Lunch: Saratoga History as told by The Bolster Collection

Date: Thursday, November 14
Time: Noon
Location: H. Dutcher Community Room

The Saratoga Springs History Museum is the proud owner of the famous George Bolster Photographic Collection of Saratoga Springs that contains about 325,000 images. About 15,000 of those images tell the story of the people, buildings and streets of old Saratoga Springs. Museum Executive Director Jamie Parillo and local historian Charlie Keunzel will present a brief history of the City using some of the rarely seen images from the collection. No registration required.

The Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series is co-sponsored by the Saratoga Springs Heritage Area Visitors' Center and Saratoga Springs Public Library.

The Hudson River School and American Environmentalism

Date: Thursday, November 21
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: H. Dutcher Community Room

Landscape paintings by 19th-century Hudson River School artists celebrate the majestic beauty of the United States and helped shape an emerging American identity. Patrick Stenshorn of the Albany Institute of History and Art will provide insights into the Hudson River School and its impact on the conservation movements of the late 19th and 20th centuries. Co-sponsored by the Adirondack Mountain Club and The Southern Adirondack Audubon. No registration required.

Bagels & Barks

Date: Friday, November 22
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Location: H. Dutcher Community Room

Stop in for a bite to eat, and meet & greet with several TDI (Therapy Dogs International) certified therapy dogs (and owners)! Socialize with other humans and canines while taking part in some activities while you learn about the TDI certification process. There will be opportunities to walk around the library with our furry friends (weather permitting), or you’re welcome to just relax and de-stress with the dogs. Open to all ages. No registration required.