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Sunday, Feb. 10

BAROQUE PEARLS: The Friends of the Schenectady County Public Library present a “Beat the Snow” winter concert, “Baroque Pearls,” featuring music of Purcell,Vivaldi,Handel and Monteverdi performed by Rose Hunsberger, soprano, Irina Tikhonenko, mezzo-soprano and Michael Clement, piano. 2:30 p.m., McChesney Room, Schenectady Public Library, 99 Clinton Street. Call 518-388-4500 for more information.

BENEFIT POKER TOURNAMENT: Dank Yankee, a Saratoga-based firm serving New York’s emerging cannabis industry, presents a live Texas Hold ‘em poker tournament with a $500 prize pool. Proceeds will benefit NORML-NY and their effort to bring reason to cannabis laws, law enforcement and workplace rights. 2 p.m., The Parting Glass, 40 Lake Avenue, Saratoga Springs. Suggested donation: $12 in advance, $20 at the door. Sign up at the venue’s Facebook page. Send questions to

CAPITAL DISTRICT HUMANIST SOCIETY: Author Jonathan Starr, founder of the Abaarso School in Somaliland, discusses the school’s unprecedented success in placing students in

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