The next meeting of Rip Van Winkle chapter 40 will be held on Saturday AMay 12, 2018. The meeting will be held at the Saratoga Springs United Methodist Church 175 Fifth Avenue Saratoga Springs, NY , across from BOCES at the corner of Henning Road. There will be a complimentary continental breakfast at 9 and no charge for the meeting .There will be a very large mart comprised of the contents of a shed owned by Dr. Roger Malebranche. Dr. Malebranche is donating half of the proceeds of his sales to chapter 40 . This is material that we could not get to until the snow melted. It is comprised of watch crystal cabinets full of wrist watch crystals, drawers of clock parts , clock cases, clock pieces , etc. about 3 pickup loads.
The Monday Night Clock Group continues to meet as it has for the past 40 years at the Burnt Hills Baptist Church on Kingsley Road Burnt Hills, NY every Monday night from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. Coffee and refreshments are served and there is a weekly talk on collecting and repairing clocks and watches. As well, clocks and watches are bought and sold and the public is invited to attend for advice on repair and appraisal and to join the group, fees are $20. per year and we take the summer off, starting after Labor day and ending in June. Call Peter Elmendorf at 518-587-4435 for more information.
There are now 2 courses in clock repair being given at Saratoga Springs City School District at the Senior High School through the continuing education department. The beginning course is taught by Jim Burghart and Peter Elmendorf and the advanced course is taught by Karl Burghart. The next course starts in the fall of 2118. To register use this web site: http://www.saratogaschools.org/community.cfm?subpage=423713
Last updated by Peter on 3/10/2118