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September 2014
Saratoga Native American Festival
09/20/2014 - 09/21/2014
Victoria Pool Mall, Saratoga Spa State Park
Come and learn more about the year 11 book while enjoying all that the Saratoga Native American Festival has to offer! For more information on the festival, visit Saratoga Native American Festival

Gregory Maguire Reading and Book Signing
09/27/2014 - 09/27/2014
Northshire Bookstore, 424 Broadway, Saratoga Springs
Gregory Maguire will read from his book, Egg and Spoon at 6 p.m. Gregory Maguire's Wicked was the Saratoga Reads pick for 2005-2006. In addition, he is the author of several books for children, including What-the-Dickens, a New York Times bestseller. Event is free and open to the public.

October 2014
Senior Center Book Club Discussion
10/28/2014 - 10/28/2014
Senior Center of Saratoga, 5 Williams Street, Saratoga Springs
Join the Senior Center Book Club for a discussion of this year's winning book! Book discussion runs from 3-4 p.m.

Road Trip to the Fenimore Museum with Saratoga Reads and Saratoga Arts (Cooperstown, NY)
10/29/2014 - 10/29/2014
Fenimore Art Museum, 5798 State Highway 80, Cooperstown, NY
Luncheon and guided curator’s tour of special exhibit “Untamed Spirits and Wild Companions: Animals in American Indian Art.” Native American artists celebrate animals as powerful companions on the journey through life. Explore some of the finest examples of animal imagery depicted in North American Indian art assembled from the world-renowned Eugene and Clare Thaw Collection of American Indian Art. The exhibition features clothing, adornments, and other objects. To register for the event, call or email Joan Cullen (607-547-1461 or j.cullen@nysha.org). Joan Cullen is Education Programs Assistant at The Farmers' Museum and New York State Historical Association in Cooperstown. The event runs from 12:30 to 3pm. Lunch served promptly at 12:30. Allow adequate time to arrive (approximately 2 hours). Deadline for registrations is Oct. 21st. $25 per person includes museum admission, catered sit-down lunch followed by curator-led tour of the special exhibit. Additional exhibits available for self-tour include A Moment Past: L.F. Tantillo Paints New York History, depicting early history of New York State and the Hudson River. Madame Butterfly: Highlights from the Metropolitan Opera, Madame Butterfly’s World: Woodblock Prints of a Changing Japan, Dorothea Lange's America, Folk Art and American Modernism, Lake & Village: Cooperstown's People and Places.. This event is a co-partnership between Saratoga Reads and Saratoga Arts. Saratoga Arts

November 2014
Film and Discussion
11/13/2014 - 11/13/2014
Tang Teaching Museum & Art Gallery, Skidmore College
Join Ian Berry, Tang Museum Director, and Jill Sweet, retired professor of Anthropology, for a screening of "Coming to Light: Edward S. Curtis and the North American Indians" and Discussion

January 2015
Film and Discussion
01/10/2015 - 01/10/2015
Empire State College, 113 West Avenue
Join Empire State College for a film screening and post-film discussion.

February 2015
Junior Discussion for Grades 3-5 Part I
02/05/2015 - 02/05/2015
Saratoga Springs Public Library, 49 Henry Street
Celebrate Junior Awareness Month with a discussion of the Junior Companion book, Heart of a Chief , by Joseph Bruchac.

Junior Discussion for Grades 3-5 Part II
02/12/2015 - 02/12/2015
Saratoga Springs Public Library, 49 Henry Street
Meet the Author: Featuring special guest, Joseph Bruchac, author of the Junior Companion Book, Heart of a Chief

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