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Antipodean Adventures

Date: Thursday, September 20
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: H. Dutcher Community Room

Join Adirondack Mountain Club members Tammara Van Ryn and Chris Lincoln for a presentation on their February - April 2018 trip to Australia and New Zealand: 250 miles hiked, 23 nights in a tent and 14 nights in a camper van! Chris and Tammara met with several conservation organizations during their trip, and will share insights on invasive species management in addition to their hiking stories. Co-sponsored by the Adirondack Mountain Club. No registration required.

TED Talk Discussion: Having a Bad Day? Here's the Antidote.

Date: Friday, September 21
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Location: Susman Room

Join us for a morning of listening and thoughtful discussion inspired by TED Talks. The theme for this month's discussion is "Having a bad day? Here’s the antidote." TED Talks are short, powerful talks about "ideas worth sharing." We will view and discuss a TED Talk (or two) from as a way to learn and explore new ideas.

Our guest facilitator for this first discussion in the series will be Barbara Lombardo, former editor of The Saratogian. No registration required.

Qigong with Dr. Qiong Wang

Date: Friday, September 21
Time: Noon
Location: H. Dutcher Community Room

We are pleased to offer this information and participation session of an Ancient Chinese posture and movement training. Join Dr. Qiong Wang (American Board of Internal Medicine) of Saratoga Hospital who will speak about the origins and concept of Qigong followed by exercises and meditation. Attendees should wear comfortable clothes, bring a bottle of water and a yoga mat if possible. Please register through our online Events Calendar at, or call (518) 584-7860.