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NEW SCOTLAND — The Voorheesville Community Preschool, located in the First United Methodist Church at 68 Maple Ave. in Voorheesville, will have an open house on Saturday, Feb. 1, from 9 a.m. to noon.

Classes begin in September and run through the end of May. The preschool follows the Voorheesville School District’s calendar.

The Tawasentha Chapter of the National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution is holding its 43rd annual Antiques Show and Sale on Feb. 15 and 16 at the Academy of the Holy Names, 1075 New Scotland Road, Albany.

St. John’s Lutheran Church at 140 Maple Ave. in Altamont has the following schedule for Sunday, Feb.2: 

— 8:30 a.m. there will be an informal worship including modern and ethnic hymns plus a discussion of the format for the sermon; and

The Mendelssohn Club of Albany will hold final auditions on Wednesday, Feb. 5, for male singers interested in joining the club for the second half of its 105th season.

Old Songs spring group instruction classes will be held for six consecutive weeks beginning March 4, offering students an opportunity to learn new songs and techniques on their instrument, or to begin a new instrument, within a small group setting.

GUILDERLAND — The YMCA here has preschool openings for the 2014-15 school year at two locations — the Lynnwood Reformed Church at 3714 Carman Rd. and the Guilderland YMCA at 250 Winding Brook Drive.

Registration opens on Feb. 1.

BETHLEHEM — During the February break from school, the Bethlehem Lutheran church will hold a bible school for kids.

“Son West Roundup” will be held on Feb, 18, 19, and 20 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the church at 85 Elm Ave. in Delmar.

GUILDERLAND — The Guilderland Chamber of Commerce will host its Fifth Annual Guilderland Winter Restaurant Week from Saturday, Jan. 25, to Friday, Jan. 31.

In honor of the New Year, 2014, the GCC has set the Restaurant Week price at $20.14. This set price covers an appetizer, entrée, and dessert.

NEW SCOTLAND — The New Scotland Historical Association will be presenting the program "Five Rivers, the History of a Special Place" on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. at the Wyman Osterhout Community Center off of Route 85, in New Salem. 

KNOX — The 18th Annual Winterfest, sponsored by the Knox Youth Council, will be held this year on Saturday, Jan. 25, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Knox Town Park.

The public is welcome and encouraged to bring sleds and tubes for sledding, and snowshoes or cross-country skis for use on the trails.

RENSSELAERVILLE — A hops workshop at the Carey Institute for Global Good on Jan. 18 will teach brewers, distillers, and farmers as part of the site’s fledgling hub for a local craft-beer industry.

St. John’s Lutheran Church at 140 Maple Ave. in Altamont has the following schedule for Sunday, Jan. 19: 

— 8:30 a.m. there will be an informal worship including modern and ethnic hymns plus a discussion of the format for the sermon; and

The New York State Writers Institute Fellow and award-winning author James Lasdun will conduct two creative writing workshops for community writers during the spring 2014 semester.

Jesus of Nazareth has had a profound effect on the history of the world. But what did his contemporaries see in him as he walked down the street? How did he approach others, and what would these people take away from meeting him?

The Depot Lane Singers, a community chorus based in Schoharie, is looking for singers for its 2014 spring concerts.  The theme for this year's program will be "Far Away Places,” focusing on music from such places as Jamaica, Finland, Korea, Canada, Judea, Trinidad, France, Kenya, and Israel.

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