The Canaan Historical Society will host a talk on President Martin Van Buren at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2, at 13 Warner Crossing Road, off County Route 5.

Chief Park Ranger Jim McKay will speak about Van Buren’s life and political career as well as his beloved home, Lindenwald.

There is currently bridge work on County Route 5; follow the detour signs. Information: Tammy at (518) 781-4228.