Out & About

GUILDERLAND — The Board of Fire Commissioners of the Westmere Fire District will meet on Tuesday, March 3, and not Monday, March 9, as originally scheduled.

The Elliott House Thrift Shop on Route 81 in Norton Hill will be open for the 2015 season beginning Wednesday, March 4, weather permitting; the shop will close if the weather is inclement.

GUILDERLAND — Boniface Church at 5148 Western Ave. in Guilderland is observing Shrove Tuesday and Ash Wednesday.

A Shrove Tuesday service and pancake dinner will be held on Feb. 17 at 6 p.m.

An Ash Wednesday Holy Eucharist and Imposition of Ashes will be on Feb. 18 at 7 a.m., 12:05 p.m., and 7 p.m.

The Albany Pine Bush Preserve Commission will be offering programs every day at the Discovery Center for the week of Feb. 16 to 20.

GUILDERLAND — Hamilton Union Presbyterian Church, at 2291 Western Ave., will be providing a series of short informational meetings on topics related to how we can care for our family members and those in our local community who are in need of special help.