GUILDERLAND — Community Caregivers, a Guilderland based not-for-profit, will be hosting a volunteer appreciation event on Sept. 16 at the Altamont fairgrounds.

ALBANY COUNTY — County residents with private wells can find out what is in their water.

The Albany County Soil and Water Conservation District is giving out free home water-analysis kits.

They may be picked up at 24 Martin Road in Voorheesville at these times:

GUILDERLAND — Boy Scouts in Troop 50 will hold their annual bottle drive on Saturday, Sept. 19.

The area covered will be Route 20 and all side roads from the train overpass to Willow Street; all of Carman Road, Old State Road, Lydius Street; and all side roads off of them.

ALTAMONT — St. John’s Lutheran Church is reopening on Sunday, Sept. 13, with an outdoor Sunday School Rally Day at 9:45 a.m. followed by an outdoor church service at 11 a.m.

The church is located at 140 Maple Ave. in Altamont.

Alexis Moore in January won the Vogue Knitting Live New York City Design contest. She took home the grand prize for her “Gown on Fire” design

A mile of mostly shaded trails was graded and mulched with wood chips, which is appreciated by the school’s track team that trains on the trails.