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First Friday: Invasive Species of Clifton Park

Presentation & Conversation

2024-07-12 10:30:00 2024-07-12 11:30:00 America/New_York First Friday: Invasive Species of Clifton Park Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-B

Friday, July 12
10:30am - 11:30am

Add to Calendar 2024-07-12 10:30:00 2024-07-12 11:30:00 America/New_York First Friday: Invasive Species of Clifton Park Invasive species are becoming a larger problem with every passing day. Join the Capital Region PRISM to learn about invasive species in the garden and home, and how you can be part of the solution! Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-B

Program Room A-B

Invasive species are becoming a larger problem with every passing day. Join the Capital Region PRISM to learn about invasive species in the garden and home, and how you can be part of the solution!

Presented by Addison Kubik of Cornell Cooperative Extension.

Stay after the presentation for coffee and refreshments while we discuss what we just learned.

All programs are subject to change.

Photos or videos may be take at this event. Click here to see our Photo Policy.

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | General Interest |

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Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library

Phone: 518-371-8622
Library Director
Alex Gutelius

Hours
Mon, Jul 22 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Jul 23 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Jul 24 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Jul 25 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Jul 26 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jul 27 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jul 28 12:00PM to 5:00PM

About the library

The Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library provides a wide range of materials, programs, and services to the residents of Clifton Park and Halfmoon. We are a member of the Southern Adirondack Library System. Our mission is to nurture and foster community connections by providing the space and resources for patrons to be educated, entertained, and enriched. Our vision is to be at the heart of our community. The go-to place to meet, learn, and do. 

Upcoming events

Wed, Jul 24, 9:30am - 11:00am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Piracci Board Room
Casual conversation for new and... more
Casual conversation for new and existing ELL students. We will practice our English listening and speaking skills and have fun!

Wed, Jul 24, 10:00am - 11:00am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Library Back Lawn,Program Room A-D
Learn about ocean ecology when... more
Learn about ocean ecology when VIA Aquarium brings its invertebrate touch tanks to the Library! This program will be held twice. Please choose between the morning or afternoon shows.

Wed, Jul 24, 10:30am - 11:45am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Computer Lab
Through hands-on games and... more
Through hands-on games and activities, this program introduces key coding concepts to students as they learn to code with ScratchJr.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Jul 24, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Children's Activity Room
PR Meeting

Wed, Jul 24, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Library Back Lawn,Program Room A-D
Learn about ocean ecology when... more
Learn about ocean ecology when VIA Aquarium brings its invertebrate touch tanks to the Library! This program will be held twice. Please choose between the morning or afternoon shows.

Wed, Jul 24, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library
This webinar, will review, and... more
This webinar, will review, and build on, some of the techniques covered in the SIMPLE FORMULAS recorded webinar such as percentages, averages, increasing rates.
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Wed, Jul 24, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Computer Lab
Learn some new computer skills... more
Learn some new computer skills while making a fun, interactive game!
This event is full

Wed, Jul 24, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Piracci Board Room
Join us for an evening of... more
Join us for an evening of inspirational crafting, using fabric and other materials to create beautiful collages on canvas!

Wed, Jul 24, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room D
Classes will focus on grammar... more
Classes will focus on grammar and will incorporate listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. For low to high intermediate level.

Thu, Jul 25, 10:00am - 10:30am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Library Back Lawn
Bring a chair or blanket,... more
Bring a chair or blanket, sunscreen, your hat, a water bottle, and come to the Library for an outdoor story time on the Back Lawn!

Thu, Jul 25, 10:30am - 11:45am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Computer Lab
Through hands-on games and... more
Through hands-on games and activities, this program introduces key coding concepts to students as they learn to code with ScratchJr.
Registration is now closed

Thu, Jul 25, 1:00pm - 6:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-D
Nearly every 2 seconds someone... more
Nearly every 2 seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood. Help boost the regional blood supply by donating here at the Library from 1-6 pm.
Register

Thu, Jul 25, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Computer Lab
Tired of expensive streaming... more
Tired of expensive streaming services or paying for each movie or series episode? Maybe it's time you met Tubi!

Thu, Jul 25, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
MochaLisa's Caffe & Books - MochaLisa's Caffe & Books
Come talk about your favorite... more
Come talk about your favorite books and read quietly in a group setting. Bring your own book, borrow one from the Library, or purchase one from MochaLisa's.

Thu, Jul 25, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Library Back Lawn
Join us for pick-up games on... more
Join us for pick-up games on the Library's Back Lawn on Thursday evenings this summer. See schedule below. Light Refreshments will be served.

Fri, Jul 26, 9:30am - 11:00am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room C
A casual conversation group for... more
A casual conversation group for ELL students and volunteers to meet, discuss, and work on craft and art projects.

Fri, Jul 26, 10:30am - 11:30am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-B
Learn about the history,... more
Learn about the history, economics, and tourism of a variety of locations within Northern Italy. Travel from Milan to the Dolomites through this travelogue presented by Barbara and John Youker.

Fri, Jul 26, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - AS Virtual Room
This five-week series (July 19,... more
This five-week series (July 19, 26, August 2, 9, 16) will provide practical support for developing a daily meditation practice that's appropriate for you.

Fri, Jul 26, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-D
Meet Willie Wonka as a young... more
Meet Willie Wonka as a young man selling chocolate and chasing his dreams in this musical film. Rated PG. Run time: 112 minutes.

Fri, Jul 26, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Computer Lab
Join us for an afternoon of... more
Join us for an afternoon of fandom fun at the Library! We will be watching anime and talking about our favorite manga series and anime shows. Light refreshments will be served.

Sat, Jul 27, All day
Clifton Park & Halfmoon Town Parks & Trails - Clifton Park & Halfmoon Town Parks & Trails
Search for the Library's... more
Search for the Library's geocaches in town parks and trails. Find them all and enter into a raffle drawing.

Sat, Jul 27, All day
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Teen Place
Work on this fun craft when you... more
Work on this fun craft when you visit the Teen Place.

Sat, Jul 27, 9:00am - 4:30pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - 2nd Floor Mezzanine
Calling all puzzlers and... more
Calling all puzzlers and gamers! Looking for a new challenge? Bring gently used board games or 500+ piece complete jigsaw puzzles to swap with the Library's collection. No donations please.

Sat, Jul 27, 10:30am - 11:30am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room C-D
Explore different ways of... more
Explore different ways of enjoying tea! Learn techniques for making iced tea, tea lattes, and tea mocktails with Short and Stout. Light refreshments will be served.
This event is full

Sat, Jul 27, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-B
Join Capital District... more
Join Capital District Genealogical Society members for their monthly meeting, and to hear a live-stream presentation by Lisa Lisson.

Sat, Jul 27, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - AS Virtual Room
Join us on Zoom for an hour of... more
Join us on Zoom for an hour of American Sign Language learning! This program will cover some sign language basics and is beginner friendly. Led by Lampra Jones.

Mon, Jul 29, All day
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Reading Garden
Pick up a scavenger hunt sheet... more
Pick up a scavenger hunt sheet downstairs or in the Children's Library. Then, visit our Reading Garden to search for hidden pictures of animals.

Mon, Jul 29, All day
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Children's Library
Visit the Children's Library... more
Visit the Children's Library each week during the summer to read the clues and guess the secret animal. One child with the correct answer will be randomly selected to win a small gift.

Mon, Jul 29, 10:00am - 10:30am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Library Back Lawn,Program Room A-B
Bring a chair or blanket,... more
Bring a chair or blanket, sunscreen, your hat, a water bottle, and come to the Library for an outdoor story time on the Back Lawn!

Mon, Jul 29, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Ask Desk
Spread kindness by giving... more
Spread kindness by giving someone a flower! Register to pick up two flowers--one to keep and one to give away. Kindness books will also be available to check out.

Tue, Jul 30, 9:00am - 10:00am
Dwaas Kill Nature Preserve
Join us for a guided nature... more
Join us for a guided nature walk at Clifton Park's Dwaas Kill Nature Preserve. Darlene Kehn Hunter of the ASCR will be sharing her knowledge as we explore this beautiful trail.

Tue, Jul 30, 10:00am - 10:30am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-B
Bring your future Olympian to... more
Bring your future Olympian to the Library and have fun competing in baby-sized Olympic events--where everyone is a winner!

Tue, Jul 30, 11:00am - 11:30am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-B
Bring your future Olympian to... more
Bring your future Olympian to the Library and have fun competing in baby-sized Olympic events--where everyone is a winner!

Tue, Jul 30, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Library Back Lawn
Join us on the Back Lawn for a... more
Join us on the Back Lawn for a fun afternoon of crafting with clay!

Tue, Jul 30, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library
Enjoy a range of talks from... more
Enjoy a range of talks from bestselling authors and thought leaders. This week, Dan Santat will discuss Graphic Novels are Life! Telling Your Own Story in a Graphic Novel.
Register

Tue, Jul 30, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room C
This six-week training is for... more
This six-week training is for existing program volunteers.
Registration is now closed

Tue, Jul 30, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-B
Casual conversation for new and... more
Casual conversation for new and existing ELL students. We will practice our English listening and speaking skills and have fun!

Tue, Jul 30, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - YS Virtual Room
Get comfy in your favorite PJs,... more
Get comfy in your favorite PJs, grab a blanket, and tune in for a special story time with Miss Chrissie!

Wed, Jul 31, 9:30am - 11:00am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-B
Casual conversation for new and... more
Casual conversation for new and existing ELL students. We will practice our English listening and speaking skills and have fun!

Wed, Jul 31, 10:00am - 10:45am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Library Back Lawn
Get ready to have some wacky... more
Get ready to have some wacky outdoor fun at this drop-in program! Join us for some favorite field day activities.

Wed, Jul 31, 10:00am - 11:00am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room C-D
Get up and moving with this... more
Get up and moving with this refreshing and relaxing morning yoga class with certified yoga instructor Miki Vysohlid.

Wed, Jul 31, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room D
Classes will focus on grammar... more
Classes will focus on grammar and will incorporate listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. For low to high intermediate level.

Thu, Aug 01, 10:00am - 10:30am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Library Back Lawn,Program Room A-B
Bring a chair or blanket,... more
Bring a chair or blanket, sunscreen, your hat, a water bottle, and come to the Library for an outdoor story time on the Back Lawn!

Thu, Aug 01, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Children's Activity Room
Join us for this hands-on... more
Join us for this hands-on learning and discovery program presented by WMHT.

Thu, Aug 01, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Children's Activity Room
Join us for this hands-on... more
Join us for this hands-on learning and discovery program presented by WMHT.

Thu, Aug 01, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-B
Want to try an instrument that... more
Want to try an instrument that is fun and easy to play? Join Julie Stepanek as she shows the fundamentals of ukulele playing. No experience necessary. Bring your own ukulele or borrow one of hers.

Thu, Aug 01, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-B
Want to try an instrument that... more
Want to try an instrument that is fun and easy to play? Join Julie Stepanek as she shows the fundamentals of ukulele playing. No experience necessary. Bring your own ukulele or borrow one of hers.

Thu, Aug 01, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Piracci Board Room,Reading Garden
Learn how to identify mushroom... more
Learn how to identify mushroom species found in the wild with Avery Stempel from Collar City Mushrooms.

Fri, Aug 02, 10:30am - 11:30am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-B
Join us for an informative hour... more
Join us for an informative hour on preparing for any type of disaster or emergency in Clifton Park and Halfmoon with the NYS Citizen Preparedness Corps. Light refreshments will be served.

Fri, Aug 02, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - AS Virtual Room
This five-week series (July 19,... more
This five-week series (July 19, 26, August 2, 9, 16) will provide practical support for developing a daily meditation practice that's appropriate for you.

Fri, Aug 02, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-B
LEGO builders are challenged to... more
LEGO builders are challenged to work as a family to create a project of your own design. All LEGOs will be provided, please keep yours at home.

Sat, Aug 03, All day
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Teen Place
Visit the Teen Place anytime... more
Visit the Teen Place anytime during the months of June and July for a fun scavenger hunt featuring classic rom-com tropes.

Mon, Aug 05, All day
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Reading Garden
Pick up a scavenger hunt sheet... more
Pick up a scavenger hunt sheet downstairs or in the Children's Library. Then, visit our Reading Garden to search for hidden pictures of animals.

Mon, Aug 05, All day
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Children's Library
Visit the Children's Library... more
Visit the Children's Library each week during the summer to read the clues and guess the secret animal. One child with the correct answer will be randomly selected to win a small gift.

Mon, Aug 05, 9:30am - 11:00am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Computer Lab
Learn how to use library... more
Learn how to use library resources to access ebooks, audiobooks, movies, music, TV shows, magazines, and comics.

Mon, Aug 05, 10:00am - 10:30am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Library Back Lawn,Program Room A-B
Bring a chair or blanket,... more
Bring a chair or blanket, sunscreen, your hat, a water bottle, and come to the Library for an outdoor story time on the Back Lawn!

Mon, Aug 05, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Computer Lab
Let's turn our ideas into real,... more
Let's turn our ideas into real, playable games! In this series students will learn the basics of block coding, video game design techniques, and then they will create their own game!

Tue, Aug 06, 9:00am - 10:00am
Crescent Park Trail - Crescent Park Trail
Join us for a guided nature... more
Join us for a guided nature walk at Halfmoon's Crescent Park Trail. Lynda Bryan of the Town of Halfmoon will be sharing her knowledge as we explore this beautiful trail.

Tue, Aug 06, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Computer Lab
Let's turn our ideas into real,... more
Let's turn our ideas into real, playable games! In this series students will learn the basics of block coding, video game design techniques, and then they will create their own game!

Tue, Aug 06, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Library Back Lawn
Join us on the Back Lawn to... more
Join us on the Back Lawn to make a "Play Passport" to track your reading adventures!

Tue, Aug 06, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Piracci Board Room
Discuss, share, and learn about... more
Discuss, share, and learn about different types of apps for mobile devices. This month we'll be talking about travel apps and other fun apps! Light refreshments will be served.

Tue, Aug 06, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room C
This six-week training is for... more
This six-week training is for existing program volunteers.
Registration is now closed

Tue, Aug 06, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room C-D
Casual conversation for new and... more
Casual conversation for new and existing ELL students. We will practice our English listening and speaking skills and have fun!

Tue, Aug 06, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Library Back Lawn,Program Room A-B
Join us on the Back Lawn for a... more
Join us on the Back Lawn for a summer version of our informal hang-out and book discussion of Half Moon Summer by Elaine Vickers. Activities and a craft included. Light refreshments will be served.

Wed, Aug 07, 9:30am - 11:00am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-B
Casual conversation for new and... more
Casual conversation for new and existing ELL students. We will practice our English listening and speaking skills and have fun!

Wed, Aug 07, 10:00am - 10:45am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Library Back Lawn
Can't make it to the 2024... more
Can't make it to the 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris? No problem! Come and join us for some silly Olympic-themed games on the Library's Back Lawn at this drop-in program!

Wed, Aug 07, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Computer Lab
Let's turn our ideas into real,... more
Let's turn our ideas into real, playable games! In this series students will learn the basics of block coding, video game design techniques, and then they will create their own game!

Wed, Aug 07, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library
Enjoy a range of talks from... more
Enjoy a range of talks from bestselling authors and thought leaders. This week, Smithsonian Curator Dr. Jennifer Levasseur will discuss Behind the Scenes at the Space Station.
Register

Wed, Aug 07, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library
This webinar will look at... more
This webinar will look at creating designs from scratch or using templates, adding images, shapes and other elements. And we’ll play with some of the new and exciting AI features!
Register

Wed, Aug 07, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Piracci Board Room
Using real flowers and leaves,... more
Using real flowers and leaves, we will create permanent imprints and color on silk. Each student will receive a silk scarf and all materials necessary for this project. No experience required!
Registration opens Wednesday, July 31 2024 at 9:00am

Wed, Aug 07, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room C-D
Whether it’s in a notebook,... more
Whether it’s in a notebook, blog, or sketchpad, journaling can help you lead a whole and fulfilling life, as well as be a way to keep track of goals, your life activities, and dreams.

Wed, Aug 07, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Computer Lab
Classes will focus on grammar... more
Classes will focus on grammar and will incorporate listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. For low to high intermediate level.

Thu, Aug 08, 10:00am - 10:30am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Library Back Lawn,Program Room A-B
Bring a chair or blanket,... more
Bring a chair or blanket, sunscreen, your hat, a water bottle, and come to the Library for an outdoor story time on the Back Lawn!

Thu, Aug 08, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Computer Lab
Let's turn our ideas into real,... more
Let's turn our ideas into real, playable games! In this series students will learn the basics of block coding, video game design techniques, and then they will create their own game!

Thu, Aug 08, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Teen Place
De-stress and pet a therapy... more
De-stress and pet a therapy dog! Drop by the Teen Place to hang out with our furry friend, Bode! Come alone or with a friend.

Thu, Aug 08, 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-D
A young German boy in the... more
A young German boy in the Hitler Youth whose hero and imaginary friend is the country's dictator is shocked to discover that his mother is hiding a Jewish girl in their home.

Thu, Aug 08, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Library Back Lawn
Join us for pick-up games on... more
Join us for pick-up games on the Library's Back Lawn on Thursday evenings this summer. See schedule below. Light Refreshments will be served.