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Adult Learning Institute announces August programming

August 13, 2019 11:32 am

HUDSON — The Adult Learning Institute has announced its programs for August. All programs are held at Columbia-Greene Community College, 4400 Route 23, Hudson. Call the ALI Office 518-828-4181 ext. 3431 or email to register.

Open Pinochle Group 1:30-4 p.m. Aug. 19 in the Faculty/Staff Lounge with Madeline Dickerson. Whether you’re a novice, an expert or fall somewhere in between, the open pinochle group welcomes you. This group, which generally meets twice a month on the first and third Monday, provides an opportunity to learn, share and meet new people with a similar interest.

Bridge Group with Bridge Lessons 1:30-4 p.m. Aug. 20 and Aug. 27 in the Faculty/Staff Lounge. The bridge group generally meets every week and is open to all members of ALI. If you are interested in learning to play bridge or just need to brush up on your skills, we offer a “beginner” bridge class. Call Barbara in the ALI Office to register for a beginner or refresher class.

Mahjongg 1:30-4 p.m. Aug. 7, Aug. 14 and Aug. 28 in theFaculty/Staff Lounge with Barbara Troy. Mahjongg is a rummy-like game played with tiles rather than cards and the group meets three Wednesdays each month. If you are an experienced player, just call the office and let Barbara know you will be attending. If you are interested in learning to play Mahjongg, contact the ALI Office and your name will be placed on the list for the next beginner class.

Listen & Learn: Hudson Chatham Winery 10:30 a.m.-noon Aug. 22 in the Faculty/Staff Lounge with Dominque DeVito. ALI is pleased to have Dominque DeVito from the Hudson Chatham Winery to educate the group about local wines. Meet the founders of Columbia County’s first winery and learn how they started growing grapes and making wine. The Hudson Chatham Winery was started in Ghent in 2006 by Carlo and Dominique DeVito. All attendees will receive a coupon for a free wine tasting at the winery. Listen and Learn is open to the public. Call 518-828-4181, Ext. 3431 or email to reserve your spot for this presentation.