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Upcoming Programs and Events

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  • October 11: Troy City and Rensselaer County Historian Kathy Sheehan will present Gilded Age Troy, including the filming of the HBO series. 7:00 p.m., Sand Lake Center for the Arts.
  • November 15*: Indigenous consultant, historian, and member of the Oneida/Stockbridge-Munsee Mohican Nation Heather Breugl will speak about Sand Lake’s earliest inhabitants.
    *NOTE the change from our “normal” second Tuesday meeting date to the third Tuesday for November ONLY.
  • December 13: Our members-only Holiday Celebration returns – barring more COVID bad news – to the Berti / Knowlson House on Schumann Road.
  • January 10, 2023: Sand Lake “Show and Tell” returns – expanded, with a new feature. In addition to bringing “what’s in your attic” we’ll be asking anyone who’s been working on any locally based historical research (a popular at-home COVID pastime!) to share what they’ve discovered so far.
  • February 14: East Greenbush Town Historian Bobbie Reno will present a program on Edmonia Lewis.
  • March 14: Phil Bernnard of the National Bottle Museum will discuss the Rensselaer Glassworks.
  • April 11: to be determined.
  • May 9: Annual Meeting; details to be announced.
  • June 13: to be determined.
Sand Lake Town Hall

Unless otherwise indicated, meetings are held on the second Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m., in the Courtroom at Sand Lake Town Hall, 8428 NY 66, Sand Lake, New York 12153 outside link logo. Meetings are open to the public. They are free for Society members; a $5.00 donation is suggested for nonmembers.

Local Spectrum cable subscribers will be able to view most programs on Spectrum Channel 1303. Anyone can view live (or view recordings) via the "Town Hall Streams" / Sand Lake website outside link logo

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