GUILDERLAND — Eighteen Guilderland students have been selected to participate in the Suburban Scholastic Council Music Festival, to be held at Scotia-Glenville High School on Saturday, Jan. 16.

St. John’s Lutheran Church at 140 Maple Avenue in Altamont has an informal Sunday worship service at 8:30 a.m. and a traditional service at 11 a.m. Jan. 10 will be observed as the Festival of the Baptism of Our Lord.

Sunday school starts at 9:45 a.m.

The Thacher Nature Center is looking for artists interested in participating in the  12th Annual Nature Art Exhibit, on display  at the Emma Treadwell Thacher Nature Center  from Saturday, March 5, through Friday, March 25.   The opening reception will be Saturday, March 5, from 1 to 4 p.m.