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Ballston Spa Cemetery Association presents Mystery at the Cemetery: History and Writing Challenge
HISTORIANS: Solve the mystery of Eliza Walsh’s missing body or delve into the lives of the gamblers or family members.
CREATIVE WRITERS: Develop a short story around the crypt or its cast of characters.
POETS: Let your feelings be; a guide for this mystery; give us pause to think.

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Galway 1900 – 1949, A Photographic History of Life in the Town of Galway, Saratoga County, New York, the new book published by the Galway Preservation Society is available for sale for $40.

The book is for sale at: The Galway branch of the Ballston Spa National BankGalway Town HallProvidence Town HallWaterwheel Village store.

GPS meetings are held the first Monday of each month (except July & August) at Galway Town Hall beginning at 7:00.

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The Galway Senior Citizens group meets on the first and third Thursday of each month at 1:00 at Galway Town Hall. If you are 55 or older, you are welcome to join or to visit our meeting. Call 882-9153 for more information.

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 nyhlogoGalway Public Library’s Digital Collection on the New York Heritage websitedeveloped in partnership with the Galway Preservation Society, may be viewed here. 

 

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Join the fun of Girl Scouting! Enjoy activities with other girls of the same age while being guided by adult leaders. Girl Scouts can: Learn by doing; Make new friends; Explore the Arts; Learn about nature; Learn about yourself & the world you live in. For more information: Join Girl Scouts!

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Healthy Capital District Initiative:  http://www.hcdiny.org/ : covering Saratoga county and the Capital District

MedlinePlus now includes a health topic page on Zika Virus.

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Information about CMOST Science programs can be found hereCMOST Science for All Ages

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Find out what programs and participating museums our miSci pass allows you to attend: http://www.misci.org/events/calendar.php

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Educational Resource for Nurses in New York

RNtoBSN.org‘s mission is to connect current and prospective nurses with the resources needed to pursue and obtain their BSN..After reviewing the nearly 700 RN-to-BSN programs offered in the U.S., we have selected 49 as providing the best online and campus-based classroom experience. Seven programs in New York were recognized — the most of any state! Amongst the top seven: NYC College of Technology, SUNY College at Brockport and SUNY at Buffalo.

You can view the entire list here: http://www.rntobsn.org/best-hybrid-rn-to-bsn-programs/.
The site RNtoBSN.org offers a wealth of nursing information for current and prospective New York nursing students, tol help them in their educational and career endeavors.

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Want to learn more about the MOON? We have links to NASA resources available – with fun activities and upcoming events.

www.lpi.usra.edu/explore/marvelMoon  This link takes you to a site with coloring book pages for kids, activities and fun moon facts.

NASA LADEE Mission (Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer) launched in September 2013, making history as the first mission to utilize the new mighty Minotaur V rocket. NASA’s  LADEE Mission is the first deep space mission launching from the NASA Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.

LADEE provides a variety of exciting opportunities for the public to become directly involved in the mission and discover how a new generation of robotic lunar explorers is revolutionizing our understanding of the Moon!

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We now have links to more FREE resources for those interested in increasing their knowledge. Anyone interested in learning languages may want to try the free U.S. Foreign Service Institute language courses. The website that hosts them is found here.

Another option for learning languages: http://www.duolingo.com/

Coursera offers a wealth of free online college-level courses taught by professors from 69 universities. There are 690 different courses now offered, including five which offer college credit. The rest are superb for those interested in experiencing the joy of learning something new. Explore their offerings here.

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