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June 2017 Newsletter

Local Farmers’ Markets

Summer is the time to get an abundance of farm fresh fruit and vegetables right in our own town!  The following farmers’ markets take place through the summer months:

Delmar Farmers Market – Saturdays through October, 9AM to 1PM at Bethlehem Middle School (332 Kenwood Avenue, Delmar)

First United Methodist Church – Tuesdays through November, 2:30PM – 6PM

Second Milers Retired Men’s Club

2nd Wednesday of every month, 12PM

This club meets for lunch, fellowship, and a short program featuring a local speaker or musical group.  New members are always welcome and there are no dues or other obligations.  Contact Bob Mulligan at (518) 439-3802 for more information.  This month’s meeting will take place Wednesday, June 14th and will feature a Tom Smith who will be talking about the history of banjos in America.

Coffee & Conversation with Susan B. Anthony

Friday, June 2nd, 1PM – 3PM

Hear all about the Women’s Suffrage Movement in honor of its 100th anniversary in this first-person depiction portrayed by Phyllis Chapman of Vintage Visitors. Hour-long program will be located at the Bethlehem Public Library (located at 451 Delaware Avenue in Delmar) is followed by a coffee hour featuring beverages and light refreshments.

A.A.R.P. Smart Driving Course

Wednesday, June 21st, 9AM – 4PM

(with break for lunch)

Cost: $20/person for AARP members, $25/person for non-members* payable by check only

Course will take place at Bethlehem Town Hall, located at 445 Delaware Avenue in Delmar.  Reservations begin at 8:30AM, June 1st, in person only Bethlehem Town Hall. Space permitting, phone reservations accepted on the subsequent days.

Lunch with Neighbors

Wednesday, June 21st, 11:30AM

Enjoy a lunch with neighbors and friends at Emma Cleary’s Café (located at 1926 New Scotland Road in Slingerlands).  Please RSVP to by Friday, June 16th to be included in on the fun!

Day Cinema: “Hidden Figures”

Friday, June 23rd, 10AM

Watch “Hidden Figures” about 3 female African-American scientists who were behind one of NASA’s most significant successes at the Bethlehem Public Library!

A Celebration of Music & Nature

Saturday, June 24th, 4PM – 7PM

Suggested Donation: $75/person

The Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy is excited to announce the protection of the Eldridge Farm and the preservation of the historic agricultural landscapes of Rensselaerville.  Join the MHLC in celebration and enjoy an outdoor reception and performance by the brass musicians of the Albany Symphony, conducted by David Alan Miller.  This event is generously hosted by Stewart Myers at his historic property at 348 Albany Hill Road, Rensselaerville.  Enjoy the lawns, fields and gardens of the Daniel Conkling House, a restored 1806 Federal mansion.  To learn more about this event and reserve your spot, visit

June Birthdays


6/11: Ingrid Dispenza

* Only those residents who wish to be included will be featured here.  Those featured this month stated they wanted to be included either in-person or via e-mail.  If you would like to have your name and birthday included in subsequent month’s please e-mail

Posted by: spinneyatvandyke on June 1, 2017
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