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Facilitator Lunch 2019

Facilitators’ Lunch 2019

 Please join us for our annual
Tuesday, May 21 at 12:00 noon
    Brooks’ Roost, Oneonta
Come to help us show our gratitude
    to all the wonderful facilitators
     who offer classes for CCAL.

Amherst Mass Trip

Trip to Amherst Mass

Wednesday May 15, 2019

EVENT: Earlier this winter Jim Johnson and Jim Atwell gave us a class on the life and poetry of Emily Dickinson. This trip will be a visit to the Dickinson homes and gardens in Amherst. For more INFO on the museum go to


7:00 leave from Hale Transportation at 139 Commerce Road in Oneonta
7:45 pick-up at Exit 22 on NYS I-88 in Cobleskill
There will be a rest stop en route
10:00 guided tour of The Homestead and The Evergreens, homes of the Dickinson families
12:30 Deli lunch buffet at 30 Boltwood in Amherst. For INFO on Lord Jeffery Inn and 30 Boltwood (restaurant), go to
1:30 return to the Dickinson gardens for a brief garden talk to be given by Jim Johnson followed by self guided exploration of the gardens and bookstore
3:00 leave Amherst for the trip home
5:00 arrive back in Cobleskill
5:45 arrive back in Oneonta

COST: $95 includes transportation, entrance to the Dickinson homes and the lunch buffet

DEADLINE for making reservation : May 7, 2019

Click on the following link to download registration form: Dickinson Trip

Saratoga Springs 2019

Saratoga Springs Ballet Thurs July 18.

EVENT: This year we will see the NYC Ballet Company performing 3 ballets all choreographed by Ballanchine
1. Serenade, music composed by Tschaikovsky
2. Mozartina, music composed by Hindemith
3. Tschaikovsky Piano Concerto No 2
For more information on SPAC and the ballets, go to
& NYC Ballet | SPAC

8:00 leave from Hale Transportation at 139 Commerce Road in Oneonta
8:30 pick-up at Exit 22 on NYS I-88 in Cobleskill
10:00 arrive downtown Saratoga Springs with free time to eat at a local restaurant, have a picnic lunch in the park, shop, visit the Visitor Center and museums, or do whatever else you want to do downtown
1:15 bus pick-up for the short ride to SPAC for the ballet
2:00 ballet performance
5:00 leave SPAC to return home
6:30 arrival back in Cobleskill
7:00 arrival back in Oneonta

COST: $82 which includes transportation and ticket to the ballet

DEADLINE for making reservations is July 05, 2019

Click here to download the registration form: SPAC Registration Form