Expansion of the Family Court Act: a workshop


 

Unity House Law Project Presents

FREE LEGAL WORKSHOP

Thursday, May 21 at 1:30 PM

 

Do you think you’re in need of an Order of Protection?  Do you have custody and visitation concerns and just don’t know what to do?  Are you confused about your rights and what services are out there to help you?  Come find the answers to these questions and more at this legal workshop.  An attorney will be on hand to provide information and confidential individual consultations regarding family court matters. The workshop is free and open to the public. For more information, call the Unity House Law Project at 272-5917.

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Film & Discussion – Limited Partnership


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 Thursday, May 21 at 7:00 PM

Limited Partnership is the love story between Filipino-American Richard Adams and his Australian husband, Tony Sullivan. In 1975, thanks to a courageous county clerk in Boulder, CO, Richard and Tony were one of the first same-sex couples to be legally married in the United States. Richard immediately filed for a green card for Tony based on their marriage. But unlike most heterosexual married couples who easily file petitions and obtain green cards, Richard received a denial letter from the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) stating, “You have failed to establish that a bona fide marital relationship can exist between two faggots.” Outraged at the tone, tenor and politics of this letter and to prevent Tony’s impending deportation, the couple sued the U.S. government. This became the first federal lawsuit seeking equal treatment for a same-sex marriage in U.S. history.

Join us for this important film and discussion to follow.  Refreshments will be served.

SML Friday Family Movie Night


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Friday, May 22 at 6:30 PM

Bring your friends and family for a free movie at the library. Popcorn and juice will be served.

This month’s movie, Strange Magic, is rated PG.  Goblins, elves, fairies and imps, and their misadventures sparked by the battle over a powerful potion. Running time for this movie is 99 minutes.

This event is free and all are welcome!

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STEPHENTOWN MEMORIAL LIBRARY SCHOLARSHIP



Attention!! Stephentown Graduating Seniors and Their Parents!!

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Application deadline is May 23, 2015

The Board of Trustees of the Stephentown Memorial Library is offering one scholarship of $250 to a graduating senior who will enter a two-or four-year college in the fall. The scholarship fund results from gifts and bequests made to the library specifically for scholarship purposes.

Applicants for the Stephentown Memorial Library Scholarship must be residents of Stephentown, New York.

Applications are available at the library, on our website – www.stephentownlibrary.org, and at the guidance offices of local public and private schools attended by Stephentown students.

Application deadline is May 22, 2015.

Seedling and Plant Exchange


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Second Annual SML Plant Swap

Saturday May 23, 10am-2pm

Did you start a few too many veggie or flower seeds?

Have divisions of perennials you want a home for? Have a few extra cuttings you don’t want to compost?

Bring them to the side porch of the Library, preferably before 10 a.m., on Sat. 5/23 and share them with your neighbors. Please label what you bring!

Are you looking to add a tomato, herb or flower to your garden? Stop by and help yourself. It’s self-serve, although a gardener may be around to encourage and advise.

Although we call this a swap, YOU DON’T NEED TO BRING A PLANT TO TAKE A PLANT.

And don’t forget to bring your extra seeds in to the Seed Exchange. You can drop them off at the desk.

Questions? Call Joan-Claire 733-0237

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