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Albany Events for July 30, 2014 - August 14, 2014

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When: Today until Sat, Aug 2, 2014
Where: Cobleskill, NY
The 2014 Schoharie County Sunshine Fair takes place July 26 - August 2, 2014. There will be fun for all ages with tractor pulls, parade, fireworks, demo derby live music and more!
When: Today until Thu, Jul 31, 2014 | 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Where: Schenectady County Community College, 78 Washington Ave, Schenectady, NY 12305
Cost: $115
Blast off into the world of art - circus style. This unique opportunity will have young clowns under the big top and join the circus! Trapeze, high wire, dancing elephants, and face painting all are part of the thrill of the KidzArt Circus. Young artists will develop their skills in drawing, sculpture, print making and more during this week long carnival. Friends and family are invited to join us at our end of camp art show one Thursday, July 31st at 4pm. Find out more about this camp at Colonie.KidzArt.com or call (518) 479-9888
When: Today until Fri, Aug 1, 2014 | 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Museum of Innovation and Science
Cost: $200 per child per class; 10% discount for miSci members and second child in class
Monday, July 28 through Friday, August 1. Create science contraptions that fly, spin and bounce in this full-day, week-long class packed with hands-on fun and taught by miSci educators. Before and after care is available at $10 per hour. Space is limited. Registration and pre-payment are required. Register by calling
When: Today until Fri, Aug 1, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where: Schenectady County Community College, 78 Washington Ave, Schenectady, NY 12305
Cost: $135
Join us on a safari of fun. Learn about the jungle and all its little creatures from things that creep and crawl to things that jump and roar. Create a portfolio of masterpieces as you explore new and different techniques in art. Build a sculpture. Paint a canvas. Share your talents and discover new ones. Find out more about this camp at Colonie.KidzArt.com or call (518) 479-9888
When: Today until Fri, Aug 1, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Where: Brown School, 150 Corlaer Ave. Schenectady, NY 12304
Cost: $199
Dinosaurs may be extinct, but they are very much alive in Camp Jurassic. Campers learn about a variety of dinosaurs and their habitats. Rocks, minerals and fossils are studied along with a variety of related projects. Sample Projects: Pteonadon Model, Panning for Gems and Minerals, Volcano, And Dinosaur Egg Dig. In addition: Campers will work with additional take home projects. Special emphasis is placed on observation, inference, data collection, and just plain old fun! This is Geology 101! Brown School offers a full day camp from 8am - 6pm that includes Club Scientific activities, lunch and two snacks, water play and other indoor/outdoor activities. Camp counselors at Brown School are American Red Cross first response, first aid, CPR, AED and Epipen certified. To take advantage of this option and register for a full day program including Club Scientific programs and more please contact Sue Rule at Srule@brownschool.org or (518) 370 0366 ext-318. To register for the half day camp head to Colonie.ClubScientific.com
When: Today until Fri, Aug 1, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Schenectady County Community College, 433 State Street, Schenectady, NY 12305
Cost: $230
Using LEGO bricks, campers will design and build structures and space vehicles for living on far away planets. Campers will utilize a variety of LEGO bricks including motors, gears, lights, and sensors. Space Engineer includes instruction on the Earth, Moon, stars, and planets as well as the scientific topics of force, friction, simple machines, and gravity. Campers will also join the crew aboard the International Space Station (ISS) to learn about propulsion, friction and more. Counselors will assign specific projects each day that include: a rotating satellite, space buggy, a stunning spaceship, terrestrial homes that can withstand alien atmospheres and a host of other exciting projects. Parents are invited to join us on Friday's Family Day to view their child's creations. This is a camp you don't want to miss! **This camp meets 9 am - 4 pm Monday - Thursday. Friday is 9 am - 1 pm.** For more information or to register log on to Colonie.ClubScientific.com or call (518) 478-3202
When: Today until Fri, Aug 1, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Schenectady County Community College, 433 State Street, Schenectady, NY 12305
Cost: $230
Camp Deep Space takes campers to the edge of the universe on a mission to make a distant planet habitable for humans. Our videos and animations help campers build and learn programming, tackle building challenges, and hone their robotic and project planning skills. Science factoids are interspersed throughout, accompanying engineering design activities tied into space exploration. Camp Deep Space's curriculum has been developed by Carnegie Mellon University's Robot Academy. As an extra bonus, campers construct and launch two of their very own Estes Rockets. Campers will take their rockets home with them. Parents are invited to join us on Friday's Family Day to view their child's rocket launch. We are on our way to the final frontier! ** This camp meets 9 am - 4 pm Monday through Thursday. Friday is 9 am - 1 pm.** Find out more at Colonie.ClubScientific.com or call (518) 478-3202
When: Today until Fri, Aug 1, 2014 | 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Where: Omi International Arts Center
Cost: $325 for entire program. A limited number of scholarships available.
Summer Writers' Intensive Instructor: Jenny Wai-Lan Strodl Monday - Friday, 10 AM - 3 PM, July 28 - August 1 $325 Ages 13+ A limited number of scholarships are available. Whether you want to write a novel, compose a collection of poems, pen your college application essay, create a monologue for stage, ink a journalistic travelogue, or craft a nonfiction narrative based on an ancient civilization, this weeklong summer intensive takes your work to the deepest level. Each writer has the opportunity to focus on a single piece of writing-developing process, refining craft, and polishing work. Days are filled with individualized writing instruction, one-on-one editing, structured free writing time, and outdoor summer activities including daily pool time. For more information, please email Sasha Sicurella at education@artomi.org or call (518) 728-9256.
When: Today until Sun, Aug 3, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Where: Funplex Funpark. 589 Columbia Trnpk, E. Greenbush, NY 12061
Beat the Heat with a buy one get one free bumper boat ride! Also check out our ice cream float special at Lickety Split, and also $1 off any purchase of $5 or more at the Boat House Grill!
When: Today until Thu, Jul 31, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Where: Wallace Education Center - FDR Home and Presidential Library in Hyde Park, NY
Cost: $40 - $115
THV's annual summer institute will focus on teaching about food, sustainability, and regional agriculture. Keynote speaker Columbia University's Pam Koch, Exec Director of Laurie M. Tisch Center for Food, Education & Policy, with workshop to follow. Variety of presentations and speakers including local educators and farmers. Off-site experiences including cooking local classes and farm tours.
When: Today until Thu, Jul 31, 2014 | 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Where: St. Matthew Lutheran Church
Cost: $10.00
Vacation Bible School - Weird Animals: Crafts, Music, Fun, Fellowship. Dinner Included St Matthew Lutheran Church 75 Whitehall Road Albany, NY 12209
When: Today until Thu, Jul 31, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where: Albany Institute of History & Art
Cost: $60, non-members; $45, members
Discover the world of pattern making with us! We'll get inspired by the patterns on glasses, vases, and dishes in the Albany Institute's collection and try out our own designs with techniques like scraffito. We'll also enjoy printmaking, clay, and other art media. Ages 6-12. Tuition includes materials and museum admission. Space is limited; advance registration required. Register online at albanyinstitute.org. Scholarships may be available, please inquire.
When: Today | 5:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Where: Green Island Bridge Parking lot, 251 River Street, Troy, New York
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
A band you don't want to miss! Upstate's very own Americana, Bluegrass and Northern Rock band, Eastbound Jesus from Greenwich, NY will rock the night away at Rockin' on the River Wednesday, July 30! Opener Blind Owl Band will perform before Eastbound Jesus takes the stage!
When: Today | 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: http://www.saratogapaintandsip.com/event/815/Elephant-March-
Cost: $38
We're painting ELEPHANT MARCH tonight and harnessing our inner wild ones! Ready to paint, sip, and party with us? Register on our website calendar to reserve your seats and go home with a masterpiece painted by YOU!
When: Today | 7:00 PM
Where: Freedom Park Schonowee Avenue Scotia,NY 12302
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Freedom Park Summer Concert Series presents presents The Refrigerators Live at Freedom Park (party rock)!
When: Today | 7:00 PM
Where: Valley Cats Field - Troy, NY
Cost: $5 per person
50 Cent Hot Dog Night Valley Cats Vs. Lowell Spinners Enjoy your favorite hot dogs for just 50 cents each! - Presented by Helmbold's Hot Dogs
When: Today | 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: Art on Tap in Clifton Park Center
Cost: $36.00
Beer and wine served in studio, and no experience necessary. Call Art on Tap or register on our website to get signed up!
When: Today | 7:00 PM
Where: Town Park, Schroon Lake
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Square Dance, 7pm, FREE
When: Today | 7:00 PM
Where: Clifton Common Stage
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Performing “The Willow Girl” - a rod puppet show featuring a huge, gracefully animated Willow Tree and is a wonderful blend of humor, mystery, drama and magical effects. It is illustrated with original and traditional fiddle music.
When: Today | 8:30 PM
Where: 4928 Lake Shore Drive, Bolton Landing
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Movies in the Park, 8:30pm, free, bring a blanket, Rogers Park, 4928 Lake Shore Drive, Bolton Landing
When: Today | 1:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Where: 21 British American Blvd., Latham, NY
Cost: $299.00
Time is money, the saying goes, and a lot of it gets lost in disorganization and disruption. This session will help you get organized, learn how to use your calendar effectively and delegate some of your work to other people. Visit our web site to register.
When: Today | 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM
Where: 5 Computer Drive South Albany
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
You've made the investment in Chamber membership, now position yourself for results! Join our staff and volunteers as we provide you the tools to make connections, market your business, develop skills, advocate for yourself and ultimately grow your business.
When: Today until Sun, Aug 3, 2014 | 12:00 AM
Where: Albany SuperStorage
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Don't forget to register for your space at our charity yard sale! Details as follows: Albany SuperStorage is hosting an indoor charity yard sale to benefit Interfaith Partnership for the Homeless. Saturday, August 23 7AM-12PM -- rain or shine. Free to shop, $20 to sell ($10 for current tenants). Light refreshments for sale. All proceeds will be donated to IPH. Money you make from the sale of your belongings is yours to keep. Contact Albany SuperStorage at (518) 434-1906 to register.
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When: Thu, Jul 31, 2014 | 5:00 PM
Where: Corning Preserve Boat Launch
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
See Wild Adriatic and Grand Funk Railroad at Alive at Five. Attendees of Alive at Five can also sample an array of summer favorites such as ice-cold beer, fresh squeezed lemonade, cotton candy and delicious BBQ from some of the area's favorite local vendors. Join us in the fun and music of this wonderful series that is a signature event and a summer staple in the Capital City of Albany, New York. It's free!
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When: Thu, Jul 31, 2014 | 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Where: The Excelsior Springs, Saratoga Springs, NY
Cost: General Reservations $60 per person / Honorary Committee $110 per person
What happens when you pit Prime at Saratoga National vs. Saratoga Golf & Polo Club in a battle of the chefs? On July 31, we will find out as two top chefs from the Capital Region, Chef Joe Mazza of Prime and Chef John Ireland of Saratoga Golf & Polo, take sides and compete for the title.
When: Thu, Jul 31, 2014 | 6:00 PM
Where: Fifty South, 2128 Doubleday Ave, Ballston Spa, NY 12020
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
When: Thu, Jul 31, 2014 | 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: Art on Tap in Clifton Park Center
Cost: $36.00
Beer and wine served in studio, and no experience necessary. Call Art on Tap or register on our website to get signed up!
When: Thu, Jul 31, 2014 | 7:00 PM
Where: 1208 Rte 146 Clifton Park, NY 12065
Cost: Tickets are $17.50 Adv/$21 Day of Show
On sale at all Ticketmaster Locations The Club Box Office and The Northern Lights Smoke Shop on Fuller Rd.
When: Thu, Jul 31, 2014 | 7:00 PM
Where: Freedom Park, Scotia NY
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
The Scotia-Glensville pipe band performs live at Freedom Park in Scotia NY.
When: Thu, Jul 31, 2014 | 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: http://www.saratogapaintandsip.com/event/813/Humming-a-Tune
Cost: $38
Tonight we're painting the gorgeous HUMMING A TUNE and we'll be talking birds and painting and sipping and partying! Register on our website calendar and reserve your seats! With a little help from us artist pals (and wine), you'll go home with a flowery/hummingbird-y masterpiece painted by YOU!
When: Fri, Aug 1, 2014 | 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Where: PS21 - The Tent at PS21: 2980 Route 66, one mile north of Chatham Village
Cost: Free
Lionel Popkin is an inventive, highly original dancer and choreographer. He and his company will introduce the Just for Fun audience to the world of modern dance through a performance exploring the joys of movement and music and giving the audience an opportunity to try a few modern dance moves themselves. Pamela Squires in the Washington Post wrote, "Popkin has a flair for originality that periodically has you realizing that you are smiling to yourself in the dark." 
When: Fri, Aug 1, 2014 | 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Where: Historic St. Agnes Cemetery, 48 Cemetery Ave., Menands N.Y. 12204
Cost: $20 per person
In this class, learn techniques of textile collage to create a sampler representing your story. At home fill a show box with an assortment of textiles and related objects: fabric scraps, buttons, broken jewelry pieces, beads, thread, old greeting cards, broken china pieces and anything else that is personal and meaningful to you (due to class space, please keep personal supplies to one box only).
When: Fri, Aug 1, 2014 | 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: The Cooking School @ Market Bistro, 873 New Loudon Rd, Latham N.Y. 12110
Cost: $55 per person
Culinary students will be using classic Thai ingredients to create vegetarian Pad Thai, shrimp curry, glazed chicken lettuce wraps, grilled Thai BBQ wings and Thai iced tea.
When: Fri, Aug 1, 2014 | 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: Art on Tap in Clifton Park Center
Cost: $36.00
Beer and wine served in studio, and no experience necessary. Call Art on Tap or register on our website to get signed up!
When: Fri, Aug 1, 2014 | 7:00 PM
Where: St. Michael's Episcopal Church, 49 Killean Park, Albany, NY
Cost: Free Will Offering
Celtic Revival! ECMA nominees The SKY Family will be performing their high energy Celtic dance and Gospel production Celtic Revival!
When: Fri, Aug 1, 2014 | 7:00 PM
Where: 1208 Rte 146 Clifton Park, NY 12065
Cost: Tickets are $12.50 Adv/$15 Day of Show
BLACK STONE CHERRY With Special Guests: We As Human * Fifth Freedom
When: Fri, Aug 1, 2014 | 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Where: The Lager House in Latham
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
18 Strings of Trouble the acoustic duo plays live at the Lager House in Latham Fri Aug 1 @ 7pm
When: Fri, Aug 1, 2014 | 7:00 PM
Where: Valley Cats Field - Troy, NY
Italian Night (Notte Italiana!) Join us as we turn "The Joe" into an Italian Festival! There will be plenty of spaghetti and baseball!. Presented by Northeast Parent & Child Society
When: Fri, Aug 1, 2014 | 8:15 PM
Where: More Perreca's Italian Kitchen, 33 North Jay Street, in Schenectady's Little Italy
Cost: Free
Friday, August 1, at dusk, . Outdoor Movie. Bring lawn chairs or blankets. Food available. Rain date, Saturday, August 2. "Big Night," is one of the great food movies of all time, is a witty drama with, a pair of brothers trying to succeed in the restaurant business. Primo (Tony Shalhoub) and Secondo (Stanley Tucci) have journeyed from Italy to New Jersey in the mid-1950s, determined to make a killing with an authentic Italian restaurant, The Paradise. But their food is a bit too authentic.
When: Fri, Aug 1, 2014 | 9:00 PM
Where: 339 Central Avenue Albany, NY 12206
Cost: $10.00
Taina Asili y la Banda Rebelde will be celebrating the release of their second album "Fruit of Hope" in their hometown. Taina Asili y la Banda Rebelde combine powerful vocals with an energetic fusion of Afro-Latin, reggae and rock.
When: Fri, Aug 1, 2014 | 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Where: Albany Institute of History & Art
Cost: $8 non-members; $6 members
Let's explore color! Together we'll find rainbows in the galleries and learn what colors are in rainbows. We'll make our own bright beautiful rainbows to bring home. Ages 3-5, with an adult. Tuition includes materials and museum admission. Space is limited; advance registration required. Register online at albanyinstitute.org. Scholarships may be available, please inquire.
When: Fri, Aug 1, 2014 | 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: Albany Institute of History and Art
Cost: Free
The Albany Institute of History & Art will be open FREE to the public as part of 1st Friday Albany. Visitors are welcome to explore our galleries and museum shop.
When: Fri, Aug 1, 2014 | 6:00 PM
Where: Albany Institute of History and Art
Cost: Free
Join us to hear artists talk about their work.
When: Fri, Aug 1, 2014 | 9:00 PM
Where: Rookies Sports Bar 1526 Van Vranken Ave, Schenectady, NY
Cost: Free
Up All Night returns to Rookies Sports Bar for another amazing night of music starting at 9PM. Who knows what giveaway's will be tossed out to the crowd this time. You had to be at Rookies last time to understand.
When: Fri, Aug 1, 2014 | 7:00 PM
Where: Afrims Sports, Albany Shaker Rd
Cost: $45 per team of 3
Bridal Wars is back! 1 bride and 2 friends form a team of 3 and compete to win prizes for your wedding! To register for the event and see a list of prizes please visit eventswithstylealbany . com
When: Fri, Aug 1, 2014 | 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Where: Dutch Apple Cruises 141 Broadway, Albany, NY 12202
Cost: $17.95
Enjoy a narrated scenic trip on the Hudson River on our Sunset Sightseeing Cruise from 7:00pm-8:30pm. Boat will begin boarding at 6:30pm. Cruise departs from 141 Broadway, Albany, NY 12202 and sails South to Van Weis Point. Hudson River Historian gives narration - full cash bar & snack bar available! Cruise sails rain or shine, no refunds.
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When: Fri, Aug 1, 2014 until Sat, Aug 2, 2014
Where: Ballston Spa High School Auditorium and Old Iron Spring Park
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Whether you're film-maker or just a film-lover, mark your calendars for the 7th Annual Ballston Spa Film Festival (BSFF) taking place August 1 & 2, 2014.
When: Fri, Aug 1, 2014 until Sat, Aug 2, 2014 | 9:00 PM
Where: Bedrock Inn, 3132 N. Thompson Street, Schenectady, NY 12306
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
The Obsessions are a 3 piece plus female vocalist Classic FUN party band, featuring Lila Lynn Laguna on vocals.
When: Sat, Aug 2, 2014 | 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Where: Tannersville Lake- Tannersville, NY
Cost: 30.00
Joseph Morabito was KIA June 8th, 2013, and died with courage and honor. Joe was the epitome of a true American. Joe is just one of many Americans who fought and gave the ultimate sacrifice for this great country- and for this, we honor, remember, celebrate and thank him.
When: Sat, Aug 2, 2014 | 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Where: Sorelle Gallery - Stuyvesant Plaza
On Saturday, August 2nd, Stuyvesant Plaza will be having their last sidewalk sale of the summer and everything in the gallery will be on sale 20% less the original value. One day only! This is the perfect time to invest in that painting you haven't been able to get off your mind.
When: Sat, Aug 2, 2014 | 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Auto Haus Motors, 768 Saratoga Road, Burnt Hills, NY
Cost: Free Admission to Patrons, $15 Car Registration
Keep Saturday, August 2, 2014 open on your calendar for this year's 6TH ANNUAL OPEN HAUS AND CAR SHOW at Auto Haus Motors in Burnt Hills! All Makes & Models, Bikes, And Buggies…whatever you are proud of! Free admission to all patrons. A portion of all proceeds to help Sam's Garage, and Educational Program offered through The Saratoga Auto Museum!
When: Sat, Aug 2, 2014 | 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Where: PS21 - The Tent at PS21: 2980 Route 66, one mile north of Chatham Village
Cost: $20/$15 members/$12 students 18 and under or $30 for series of three PS21 Dance Master Classes
Lionel Popkin will teach a dance class in Skinner Releasing Technique which uses poetic imagery and hands-on tactile studies to facilitate a deeper kinesthetic experience of movement. Spontaneous dancing evoked by imagery enables students to explore technical principles such as multi-directional alignment, economy, suppleness and autonomy. Popkin is a dance professor at UCLA.
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When: Sat, Aug 2, 2014 | 12:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Where: Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Come celebrate the traditions and contributions of the African American community through music, art and community with special musical guests, inspiring speakers and family-oriented activities for all ages.
When: Sat, Aug 2, 2014 | 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Where: McCartee's Barn (23 Broadway, Salem, NY 12865)
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Meet bestselling local author Elizabeth Cockey at a book signing and art exhibition opening at McCartee's Barn: Country Antiques and Fine Art (23 Broadway, Salem, NY 12865, 518-854-3857). Elizabeth will sign copies of her upcoming release, The Reincarnation of Piggy Pie-Pooh: A Dog Trilogy, and debut recent oil and watercolor works featuring Washington County landscapes, townscapes, and farm animals. More info at thepaintedword.info.
When: Sat, Aug 2, 2014 | 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Where: Kinderhook Reformed Church
Cost: $10
Sponsored by the Columbia County Historical Society. Post lecture reception at the Merwin House in Kinderhook. $30 for CCHS members, $45 for non-members includes lecture. Reservations necessary for the reception.
When: Sat, Aug 2, 2014 | 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Where: Omi International Arts Center, 1405 County Route 22, Ghent, NY 12075
Cost: Free and open to the public.
The 2014 Music Omi International Musicians Residency will conclude with a concert of collaborative new works created while in residence. Omi invites visitors to experience a unique concert of new global music, presented under a big tent by the Charles B. Benenson Visitor Center in the The Fields Sculpture Park. Enjoy an afternoon of unforgettable new music collaborations amidst over 80 works of contemporary sculpture on 120 acres of rolling farmland, wetlands and wooded areas.
When: Sat, Aug 2, 2014 | 6:30 PM
Where: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints presents their annual "Spiritual Heritage." This free event is a celebration of how our unique religious backgrounds and cultures create our diverse congregation in Christ. Come enjoy live performances of piano, harp, poetry and dance. There will also be personal stories of conversion. We invite individuals from all faiths to come rejoice with us! This event will be held on August 2nd at 6:30 p.m. at 420 New Scotland Ave. in Albany. Please contact us at 518-542-5746 for further details. Refreshments will be served.
When: Sat, Aug 2, 2014 | 6:45 PM
Where: Shenedehowa Adult Community Center, 6 Clifton Common Court, Clifton Park
Calling single parents ages 30s-70s, with young or adult children, Parents Without Partners (PWP) meets 6:45 pm on August 2. You're invited to meet other singles from the Capital District, Saratoga, and surrounding areas. PWP brings singles together in a fun, supportive, social environment through a variety of monthly activities for parents along and/or with children.
When: Sat, Aug 2, 2014 | 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: Art on Tap in Clifton Park Center
Cost: $36.00
Beer and wine served in studio, and no experience necessary. Call Art on Tap or register on our website to get signed up!
When: Sat, Aug 2, 2014 | 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: Sand Lake Center for the Arts
Cost: $4 pp
Sand Lake Center for the Arts' Youth Theatre Players presents "Aliens Alive", a play written and directed by Sue Frost and Val Kavanaugh. Performance dates are Sat. Aug 2 at 7pm and Sun. Aug 3 at 2:30pm. Come see these historical figures - Leonardo DaVinci played by Angus McPherson, Emily Dickinson played by Nessa Corcoran, Ben Franklin played by Noah Bonesteel, William Clark played by Savanna Rudolph, Sacajawea played by Haley Wright and Coco Chanel played by Abigail Warrender, as they manage to solve the alien's problems. But how? Come and find out! This production is the culmination of a four week class for enthusiastic youth interested in acting & being involved with a full theater production. Tickets are $4 pp and reservations can be made at 518-674-2007 or from the web site. SLCA is handicapped accessible, with plenty of free parking.
When: Sat, Aug 2, 2014 | 7:00 PM
Where: Freedom Park, Scotia, NY
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Don't miss The Lustre Kings LIVE at Freedom Park! This highly-entertaining show is guaranteed to get toes tapping!
When: Sat, Aug 2, 2014 | 9:00 PM to 11:45 PM
Where: 25 White Street Cohoes NY
Cost: no cover
Moe Pie is a 4 piece blues rock powerhouse. The can play dance music transition in to a heartfelt tune that you can get close on. They play everything from John Lee Hooker to Tommy Castro and beyond. This is a show not to be missed
When: Sat, Aug 2, 2014 | 1:30 PM
Where: Coxsackie River Side Park Coxsackie, N.Y.
Cost: $2.00
Joining the music line up, for the first time, Up All Night takes the stage at 1:30. The Coxsackie River Side Festival has been an annual event for decades.
When: Sat, Aug 2, 2014 | 9:00 PM
Where: 21 B Sports Bar 12800 RT 9W Coxsackie, NY
Cost: $5.00
Up All Night starts at 9:00 to finish off the River Side Festival with everyone at the 21 B Sports Bar
When: Sat, Aug 2, 2014 until Sun, Aug 3, 2014 | 8:00 PM to 9:45 PM
Where: PS21 - The Tent at PS21: 2980 Route 66, one mile north of Chatham Village
Cost: $30/$25 members/$15 students 18 and under
Lionel Popkin, who is half-Jewish/half-Indian, explores how our origins define who we are. His dances are simultaneously low-tech and lush, questioning and funny. His latest work Ruth Doesn't Live Here Anymore considers the paradoxical legacy of modern dance pioneer Ruth St. Denis, co-founder of the famed Denishawn Company, who brought "Orientalism" to Western dance. Was the iconic "Miss Ruth" a trailblazer, a thief, or something in between? Ruth Doesn't Live Here Anymore features a live performance of an original score by Guy Klucevsek for accordion and violin that evokes both Klezmer and Indian music. Currently Popkin is an Associate Professor of Choreography and Performance at UCLA. "delightfully mercurial" ... "fabulous actions" ... "I enjoy seeing Popkin's shifting from solid to liquid to gas and then to just a flash of wide smile." -Lisa Kraus, The Philadelphia Inquirer
When: Sun, Aug 3, 2014 | 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM
Where: The Corning Preserve
Cost: Suggested $4
Senior Services of Albany, an organization dedicated to providing services to older citizens, is hosting their 29th annual picnic for older adults. SSA works to serve the elderly by assisting in various aspects of their life, including transportation, meals, as well as recreation. The picnic is scheduled for Sunday, Aug. 3 between 11:30 and 2:30 and is located in the Park at Corning Preserve. The event can only accommodate 100 people, so it is important that you make your reservations by the Monday before the picnic. You can make your reservations by calling Westview Senior Center at 482-2120. The suggested contribution for a full day of food and fun is $4 per person.
When: Sun, Aug 3, 2014 | 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Where: Huyck Preserve & Biological Research Station
Cost: free
Join us for an edible plant walk! Explore the woods of the the Preserve in search of plants that make tea and more, with Perry Davenport, who also volunteers with the Cornell Cooperative Ext.
When: Sun, Aug 3, 2014 | 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Where: Sand Lake Center for the Arts
Cost: $4 pp
Sand Lake Center for the Arts' Youth Theatre Players presents "Aliens Alive", a play written and directed by Sue Frost and Val Kavanaugh. Performance dates are Sat. Aug 2 at 7pm and Sun. Aug 3 at 2:30pm. Come see these historical figures - Leonardo DaVinci played by Angus McPherson, Emily Dickinson played by Nessa Corcoran, Ben Franklin played by Noah Bonesteel, William Clark played by Savanna Rudolph, Sacajawea played by Haley Wright and Coco Chanel played by Abigail Warrender, as they manage to solve the alien's problems. But how? Come and find out! This production is the culmination of a four week class for enthusiastic youth interested in acting & being involved with a full theater production. Tickets are $4 pp and reservations can be made at 518-674-2007 or from the web site. SLCA is handicapped accessible, with plenty of free parking.
When: Sun, Aug 3, 2014 | 5:00 PM
Where: Valley Cats Field - Troy, NY
Show your team pride and wear your favorite NFL jersey to the game!
When: Sun, Aug 3, 2014 | 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Where: Central Park Pavilion, Schenectady
Cost: $50 per person - $35 for active volunteers - $10 for children 5 - 10 years of age - Free for children under 5
Join us for an evening of live music by Goin' Back, a steak dinner catered by Outback Steakhouse, and an opportunity to win great prizes. Tickets can be purchased online at schenectadyhabitat.org or by visiting the Schenectady Habitat ReStore located at 115 No. Broadway in downtown Schenectady. All proceeds from this event will benefit the Women Build program at Habitat for Humanity of Schenectady County.
When: Sun, Aug 3, 2014 | 7:00 PM
Where: Freedom Park, Scotia, NY
With a library ranging from Classical to Broadway and Jazz, Folk to Contemporary, and Renaissance to Rock & Roll, The Route Fifty 5 is sure to please audience members of all ages!
When: Sun, Aug 3, 2014 | 7:00 PM
Where: Clifton Common Stage
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
A premier party band that plays today's top songs and yesterday’s greatest hits.
When: Sun, Aug 3, 2014 | 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: Art on Tap in Clifton Park Center
Cost: $36.00
Beer and wine served in studio, and no experience necessary. Call Art on Tap or register on our website to get signed up!
When: Mon, Aug 4, 2014 | 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Where: Albany Total Wellness
Beat disease, become more energized, more confident and learn self-love. Lose weight and become less dependent on medications. This class teaches natural and holistic avenues to prevent or reverse disease and teaches lifestyle choices that will leave you feeling more whole, confident and healthier. You will be inspired, guided and motivated to succeed in a 3-month program: 1.5 hr class twice a month (9 hours). Intimate class size. Program starts Monday, August 4th - 6 - 7:30pm. Meets in Albany. Register now!
When: Mon, Aug 4, 2014 | 10:45 AM
Where: Joseph L. Bruno Stadium, 80 Vandenburgh Avenue, Troy
Cost: $13 per person; space is limited
Let the Chamber take you out to the ballgame! Connect with your fellow members and root for the Tri-City ValleyCats over lunch. Don’t let the summer pass you by without making valuable connections in this fun, relaxed setting.
When: Mon, Aug 4, 2014 until Fri, Aug 8, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Capital Repertory Theatre
Cost: $250
This week long program for students, ages 14-17, will be an immersion in scene-work and Master Classes led by theatre industry professionals. Students will get first-hand insight and the opportunity to hone their skills in areas such as: Scene and partner work from classic theatre pieces Character development Speech and movement for the stage Monologues Training with real life perspective Performance experience is preferred but not required. All levels are welcome. Space is limited but your potential isn't! Deadline for enrollment is July 25th.
When: Mon, Aug 4, 2014 until Fri, Aug 8, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Where: Italian American Community Center
Cost: $200 per/wk member $220 per/wk non-member
Open to Children enterin Grades 1-6. Children will have an exciting, fun-filled day while being introduced to activities and experiences that are rooted in the Italian language and culture. The program activities will include stories, crafts, games, soccer, bocce, and of course the culinary delights of the Italian Cuina (kitchen). Daily supervised swimming in our pool. Child-pleasing, yet healthy lunches and snacks are provided every day.
When: Mon, Aug 4, 2014 until Fri, Aug 8, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Our Savior's Lutheran School, 63 Mountain View Ave. Albany, NY 12205
Cost: $175 - $245
Campers will learn to become Crime Scene Investigators during actual crime scene setups! Campers will learn how law enforcement professional solve crimes and meet real professional Crime Scene Investigators, K-9 Handlers and Forensic Pathologists. You'll use the tools used in the field to collect evidence. Campers will learn how a crime is actually solved and learn how Biology, Chemistry and Physics plays a major role in the investigation! Sample Projects: Blood Analysis; Fiber, Handwriting, Fingerprinting, and DNA Analysis!Full and half day options are available as well as before and after care. Find out more at Colonie.ClubScientific.com or call (518) 478-3202
When: Mon, Aug 4, 2014 until Fri, Aug 8, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Our Savior's Lutheran School, 63 Mountain View Ave. Albany, NY 12205
Cost: $199 - $275
This camp is an introduction into the world of robotics. Campers will get to take home their very own robots! Campers will learn about the six simple machines and how they are incorporated into more complex machines. Campers will also learn about circuits and power sources as they build our "Mars-like" RC Rover. The radio-controlled RC Rover is capable of performing 23 experiments and activities. Campers will also have fun constructing our Aluminum Can Robot. Sample Projects: Creating Electric Circuits! Building a remote controlled vehicle, building simple machines with Knex, and constructing a robot made out of aluminum can. In addition: Campers will work in the areas of observation, experimentation and trial and error as they build, race, and experiment with their robots. Full and Half Day options available. Before and after care are offered. Find out more at Colonie.ClubScientific.com or call (518) 478-3202
When: Mon, Aug 4, 2014 until Fri, Aug 8, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Our Savior's Lutheran School, 63 Mountain View Ave. Albany, NY 12205
Cost: $175 - $245
This unique camp will offer an incredible collection of projects and experiments that will amuse and amaze your little scientist! By being involved with several hands-on activities your child will explore the basic scientific ideas that play a role in everyday life. Sample Projects: Glowing firefly, Seashell necklace, Slime Creation, Water Bottle Rocketry. In addition: Campers will create and experiment with several other projects in the course of the week. Campers will learn how the scientific method helps give us the answers to our many questions. Full and Half Day options available. Before and after care are offered. Find out more at Colonie.ClubScientific.com or call (518) 478-3202
When: Tue, Aug 5, 2014 | 3:30 PM
Where: CNSE Children's Museum of Science and Technolgy
Cost: included with admission
Join a museum educator for this program sponsored by Target. Participants will read a science story, enjoy an activity and more! There is no pre-registration required and this activity is included with museum admission. Activities are recommended for children 2-6 years of age.
When: Tue, Aug 5, 2014 | 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Where: CNSE Children's Museum of Science and Technolgy
Cost: $2.00 for non-members
Topics include the sun and photosynthesis. Join CNSE CMOST as we explore science through fun, hands-on activities and experiments. Pre-registration is required and a $2.00 activity fee applies. Held bi-weekly on Thursdays.
When: Tue, Aug 5, 2014 | 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: The Cooking School @ Market Bistro, 873 New Loudon Rd, Latham N.Y. 12110
Cost: $55 per person
Geared towards beginners in the kitchen, this class teaches simple cooking techniques, equipment usage, kitchen safety and knife skills, all while making Caesar salads with homemade garlic croutons, grilled balsamic marinated chicken, macaroni and cheese and strawberry shortcake.
When: Tue, Aug 5, 2014 | 8:00 PM
Where: PS21 - The Tent at PS21: 2980 Route 66, one mile north of Chatham Village
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Identical Cuban triplets Angel, César and Marcos, age 11, are passionate about becoming ballet dancers. Each wants the same thing: to be chosen for a role in an important ballet in Havana. Who will be chosen? Directed by Sylvie Collier. UK. 2011. 58 minutes. Spanish with English subtitles.
When: Tue, Aug 5, 2014 | 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Where: Dutch Apple Cruises 141 Broadway, Albany, NY 12202
Cost: $38.95
Join us for an evening of dinner and dancing! Cruise begins boarding at 5:30p and cruises from 6p to 8:30p. Dinner Buffet Menu: Eggplant Parmesan (fried eggplant topped with homemade sauce and parmesan cheese). Chicken Francaise (Chicken lightly fried and sauteed in a lemon and white wine sauce) Penne a la vodka & Mediterranean Antipasto. Dinner comes with fresh Italian bread, Caesar salad, mini cannolis and coffee service. Full cash bar for drinks is available.
When: Tue, Aug 5, 2014 until Thu, Aug 7, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where: Albany Institute of History & Art
Cost: $60, non-members; $45, members
Join us as we use the Albany Institute's photography exhibition as motivation in our own work. We'll experiment with transferring images, altering photographs, and found images. Photographs and photography will be the starting inspiration as we take the images into our own hands. Ages 6-12. Tuition includes materials and museum admission. Space is limited; advance registration required. Register online at albanyinstitute.org. Scholarships may be available, please inquire.
When: Wed, Aug 6, 2014 | 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Where: Dyken Pond Environmental Center
Cost: Free; Suggested donation $1
The best way to learn about an animal is to go act like it! Students will learn what it takes to be a beaver as we explore the old and new beaver dams and lodges located at DykenPondCenter. We will end by building our own beaver dam on a stream. Be prepared to get your feet wet!
When: Wed, Aug 6, 2014 | 5:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Where: Green Island Bridge Parking lot, 251 River Street, Troy, New York
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Don't miss Fleetwood Macked, a tribute to Fleetwood Mac with opener Brian & Kevin Tiernan at Rockin' on the River!
When: Wed, Aug 6, 2014 | 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: A Space to Grow, 216 River Street, Troy
Cost: $20
July 23 - From the Pill to Conception - This workshop is designed to optimize your fertility when going off hormonal birth control. Check out more classes....
When: Wed, Aug 6, 2014 | 6:30 PM
Where: Guilderland Public Library, 2228 Western Ave. Guilderland, NY 12084
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Spend an entertaining, fun filled hour with sailing Captain "Henry Hudson" and learn about his sailing career of some 400 years ago. All ages are welcome - Register online or by phone. Norman H. Bauman is a re-enactor and Tour Guide Specialist for the Capital Region. He was a tour guide for Albany AquaDucks, as well as the City of Albany and Capital District. Mr. Bauman has thirty years of sailing experience on the Hudson River and is captain and owner of the sailing ketch, Old Friend.
When: Wed, Aug 6, 2014 | 7:00 PM
Where: Clifton Common Stage
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Farmer Tom is so entertaining with incredibly funny songs and stories. His unique audience participation will inspire kids and grown-ups to join in the fun! The entire multitude will dance, groove, hop, see angels, clap, sing, and twirl.
When: Wed, Aug 6, 2014 | 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: Art on Tap in Clifton Park Center
Cost: $36.00
Beer and wine served in studio, and no experience necessary. Call Art on Tap or register on our website to get signed up!
When: Wed, Aug 6, 2014 | 7:00 PM
Where: Freedom Park, Scotia, NY
Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy a performance by Hair of the Dog.
When: Wed, Aug 6, 2014 | 8:00 PM
Where: PS21 - The Tent at PS21: 2980 Route 66, one mile north of Chatham Village
Cost: Free
An intimate portrait of a group of pioneering artists- now in their 70s, 80s and 90s- who gave birth to modern ballet. Directors: Daniel Geller, Dayna Goldfine. Belgium. 2005. 118 minutes.
When: Wed, Aug 6, 2014 | 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Where: 21 British American Blvd, Latham, NY 12110
Cost: $229.00
This course is designed to help individuals new to Access learn the essential skills of navigating within a database, creating a simple database, and building queries, forms and reports. Visit our web site to register or call 786-1181.
When: Thu, Aug 7, 2014 | 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Where: CNSE Children's Museum of Science and Technolgy
Cost: included with admission
Help your child improve motor skills and awareness of how the world works. Hands-on sensory science activities include: beads, paint, textures and gears. Pre-registration is not required, and is included with museum admission. Recommended for children 2-6 years of age. Held every Thursday in August.
When: Thu, Aug 7, 2014 | 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Where: The Cooking School @ Market Bistro by Price Chopper, 873 New Loudon Rd, Latham N.Y. 12110
Cost: $20 per person
This class features the summertime favorite of the ballpark and neighborhood cookouts, with students learning to cook corn dogs w/Hofmann's All Beef Franks, Grilled Johnsonville sausage links and Chef John's Smokin' Campfire Beans.
When: Thu, Aug 7, 2014 | 5:00 PM
Where: Jennings Landing at the Corning Preserve
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
See Conehead Buddha and Sheila E. at Albany's concert series, Alive at Five. Attendees of Alive at Five can also sample an array of summer favorites such as ice-cold beer, fresh squeezed lemonade, cotton candy and delicious BBQ from some of the area's favorite local vendors. Join us in the fun and music of this wonderful series that is a signature event and a summer staple in the Capital City of Albany, New York. It's free!
When: Thu, Aug 7, 2014 | 6:00 PM
Where: Glen Sanders Mansion
Cost: $40 per person
Mazzone Hospitality Presents An All American Clam Bake, Thursday August 7th, starting at 6 pm on the waterfront patio at the Glen Sanders Mansion
When: Thu, Aug 7, 2014 | 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: Art on Tap in Clifton Park Center
Cost: $36.00
Beer and wine served in studio, and no experience necessary. Call Art on Tap or register on our website to get signed up!
When: Thu, Aug 7, 2014 | 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: 475 Moe Road, Clifton Park, NY 12065
K-5 readers and their families are invited to celebrate their reading accomplishments with Andy the Music Man. This drop-in program is made possible by a grant to the Southern Adirondack Library System from the Saratoga County Youth Bureau and the Office of Children and Family Services.
When: Thu, Aug 7, 2014 | 8:00 PM
Where: PS21 - The Tent at PS21: 2980 Route 66, one mile north of Chatham Village
Cost: Free
Teenagers perform "Kontakthof" by Pina Bausch. This was the last film and the last interview with the world-famous dancer and choreographer. Every Saturday, 40 students, aged 14 to18, rehearsed under the direction of Bausch dancers Jo-Ann Endicott and Bénédicte Billiet, and under the intense supervision of Bausch herself. This film by Anne Linsel and Rainer Hoffmann documents the process culminating in the opening night performance. Germany. 2009. 92 minutes. German with English subtitles.
When: Thu, Aug 7, 2014 until Sun, Aug 10, 2014 | 10:00 AM
Where: Windham Mountain
Cost: FREE
The UCI Mountain Bike World Cup Festival is returning to Windham Mountain August 7th through 10th. This is an exciting, hire energy event that draws visitors from all over the world and brings professional mountain bikers of Olympic caliber to compete. The weekend consists of professional and amateur racing, kids' races, an outdoor concert and downtown Windham Block Party.
When: Fri, Aug 8, 2014 | 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where: The Living Room, Historic St. Agnes Cemetery, 48 Cemetery Avenue, Menands, NY
Cost: $20 per session includes everything
Historic St. Agnes Cemetery will present Friday Paint Club, a series of professionally guided classes with a group of aspiring artists who wish to perfect their painting skills. Each class in the series focuses on a specific theme or style of painting.
When: Fri, Aug 8, 2014 | 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Where: PS21 - The Tent at PS21: 2980 Route 66, one mile north of Chatham Village
Cost: Free
Did you ever wonder what goes on in the barnyard when you aren't looking? Join Carapace Farm Puppetry for an illuminating hour of stories, songs, and silliness that will bring new meaning to the phrase, "Ain't nobody here but us chickens".
When: Fri, Aug 8, 2014 | 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: The Cooking School @ Market Bistro by Price Chopper, 873 New Loudon Rd, Latham N.Y. 12110
Cost: $55 per person
Culinary students will be using items from Market Bistro's own Italian Market to create some delicious dishes, including; paccheri rustica with broccoli rabe pork sausage, gnocchi and prosciutto de Parma in a creamy alfredo sauce, mixed greens with blood orange vinaigrette and bruschetta with olive tapenade and roasted red peppers.
When: Fri, Aug 8, 2014 | 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Where: All Dawgs Training Services - 30 Railroad Ave, Albany, NY, 12205
Cost: $5 for Admissions
Here's a win-win ... come watch the movie "Marley & Me" at All Dawgs Training Services on Friday, July 25th and help the Companion Animal Placement Program!   Admission is $5.00 per person. Concessions (popcorn and soda) will also be available to purchase. Part of the proceeds will go to the Companion Animal Placement Program!   Doors open at 6:30 PM, movie starts at 7pm. Please bring your own chair.   All Dawgs Training Services is located at 30 Railroad Ave in Albany, New York (right off Fuller Road).
When: Fri, Aug 8, 2014 | 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: Art on Tap in Clifton Park Center
Cost: $36.00
Beer and wine served in studio, and no experience necessary. Call Art on Tap or register on our website to get signed up!
When: Fri, Aug 8, 2014 | 8:00 PM
Where: PS21 - The Tent at PS21: 2980 Route 66, one mile north of Chatham Village
Cost: Free
Six of George Balanchine's finest stars, Maria Tallchief, Mary Ellen Moylan, Melissa Hayden, Allegra Kent, Merrill Ashley and Darci Kistler pay a moving tribute to the legendary choreographer and describe how he shaped them as dancers and influenced their lives. USA. 1989. 86 minutes
When: Fri, Aug 8, 2014 | 8:15 PM
Where: More Perreca's Italia Kitchen, 33 North Jay Street
Cost: Free
Outdoor movie. Bring lawn chairs or blankets. Food available. Rain date, Saturday, August 9. "8 ½" won an Academy Award for Best Foreign-Language Film, in director Federico Fellini's finest. Marcello Mastroianni delivers a brilliant performance as Fellini's alter ego Guido Anselmi. The film was one of the most influential and commercially successful European art movies of the 1960s and defines what became known as "Felliniesque!"
When: Fri, Aug 8, 2014 | 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Where: Albany Institute of History & Art
Cost: $8 non-members; $6 members
Water, water, everywhere! Let's see how many pieces of artwork we can find with water in them and create our own fun, watery art! Ages 3-5, with an adult. Tuition includes materials and museum admission. Space is limited; advance registration required. Register online at albanyinstitute.org. Scholarships may be available, please inquire.
When: Fri, Aug 8, 2014 | 9:00 PM
Where: 310 19th St, Watervliet, N.Y.
Cost: Free
Up All Night enters Watervliet at The Black Bear Inn for the first time, starting at 9pm.
When: Fri, Aug 8, 2014 until Sat, Aug 9, 2014 | 9:00 PM
Where: Wunderbar & Bistro, 744 Warren Street, Hudson, NY 12534
Cost: 5.00
Smash4 is a 3 piece plus female vocals - PARTY rock band! Featuring Lila Lynn Laguna!
When: Fri, Aug 8, 2014 until Sun, Aug 10, 2014 | 4:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where: 5143 Route 81, Greenville, NY 12083
Cost: $15.00 - $48.00
Bluegrass in Greenville is a 3 day outdoor music event performed by Bluegrass bands from up and down the east coast. Onsite camping, food, craft vendors, and hot showers.
When: Fri, Aug 8, 2014 until Sun, Aug 10, 2014 | 5:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Where: 210 Princetown Road, Schenectady, NY 12306
Cost: Free admission
Our Lady Queen of Peace Church in Schenectady is holding its Annual Festa on Friday, August 8th from 5pm-11pm, Saturday, August 9th from 5pm-11pm and Sunday, August 10th from 3pm-9pm
When: Sat, Aug 9, 2014 | 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Where: 210 Princetown Road, Schenectady, NY 12306
Cost: $20 entry fee
Looking to run a 5K? Our Lady Queen of Peace will be holding their 2nd Annual FESTA 5K on Saturday, August 9th.
When: Sat, Aug 9, 2014 | 10:00 AM
Where: Times Union Center, 51 South Pearl Street, Albany, NY 12207
The spectacular downtown course will take racers past some of Albany’s most iconic landmarks including Empire State Plaza, the Capital Building, the Governor’s Mansion and more.
When: Sat, Aug 9, 2014 | 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Cairo Public Library
Cost: $2.00
The Piecemakers of Cairo Quilt Show- Held annually on the 2nd Saturday in August- In 2014 the show will be held on August 9th from 10 am to 4 pm at the Cairo Public Library, 15 Railroad Ave., Cairo, NY 12413 Featuring beautiful quilts, boutique items for sale made by our members, demonstrations, raffles, vendors and door prizes. You choose the winner of the Viewer's Choice quilt, Viewer's Choice wall hanging and the member block challenge. The theme for this year's block challenge is "Movies". Proceeds from our show help support our many charity projects and member education. Admission donation is $2. For more information please call Debra Steup at 518-622-2270.
When: Sat, Aug 9, 2014 | 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Where: CNSE Children's Museum of Science and Technolgy
Cost: $2.00 for non-members
Topics include insects and airplanes. Join CNSE CMOST for these hands-on activities and experiments. Pre-Registration is required and a $2.00 activity fee applies for non-members. Ages 4+, pre-registration is required, free for CNSE CMOST members, $2.00 for non-members plus admission to the museum. Held on the 2nd and 4th Saturday in August.
When: Sat, Aug 9, 2014 | 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Where: Omi International Arts Center, 59 Letter S Road, Ghent, NY 12075
Cost: Free
With a diverse group of dancers from all over the world, Omi's Open Salons allow residents to share their individual work with the public before exhibiting their collaborative projects later in the month. Taking place in the Studio Barns at Omi.
When: Sat, Aug 9, 2014 | 7:00 PM
Where: Freedom Park, Scotia, New York
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Chelsea Cavanaugh live at Freedom Park, part of the Freedom Park Summer Concert Series. Country
When: Sat, Aug 9, 2014 | 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: Art on Tap in Clifton Park Center
Cost: $36.00
Beer and wine served in studio, and no experience necessary. Call Art on Tap or register on our website to get signed up!
When: Sat, Aug 9, 2014 | 8:00 PM
Where: PS21 - The Tent at PS21: 2980 Route 66, one mile north of Chatham Village
Cost: Free
Starting his career as a modern dancer, Jerome Robbins began to appreciate the technique involved in ballet, the two of which he merged in his choreography, especially in musical theater. Features many greats from the worlds of Broadway and the ballet. USA. 2009. 120 minutes
When: Sat, Aug 9, 2014 | 8:30 PM
Where: MASS MoCA
Cost: $25 preferred / $15 advance / $20 day of
Perennial MASS MoCA favorite, Alloy Orchestra, returns with a signature live score to the 1924 classic He Who Gets Slapped, the tragic tale of a brilliant scientist who loses his research - and his wife - to a dishonest man and becomes a circus clown with a very peculiar act. The only thing more outrageous than leading man Lon Chaney is Alloy Orchestra's soulful, grinding soundtrack.
When: Sat, Aug 9, 2014 | 9:00 PM to 12:00 AM
Where: Donovan's Shady Harbor Marina
Cost: Free
Donovan's Shady Harbor Marina presents a dazzling summer fireworks show over the Hudson River.
When: Sat, Aug 9, 2014 | 8:00 PM
Where: 32 Clamsteam Road Halfmoon, NY
Cost: Free
Up All Night returns to The Klamsteam Tavern for a night of great music, food and fun.
When: Sat, Aug 9, 2014 until Sun, Aug 10, 2014 | 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM
Where: Lebanon Valley Dragway
Cost: $10. Sat $15. Sunday
Relive the Glory Years Of Drag Racing At Our 6th event, Celebrating Historic Dover Drag Strip.Vintage Funny Cars,Gassers,Dragsters Racing Plus A Hot Rod Show. See All the Details At the Forum- doverdragstrip website
When: Sat, Aug 9, 2014 until Sun, Aug 10, 2014 | 11:00 AM
Where: Hunter Mountain
Cost: $12 for adults, children under 12 FREE
The Hunter Mountain German Festival always brings smiles to the faces of German-Americans and everyone else who attends. The good-time music is sure to get you up on your feet... or at the very least tapping your feet. Traditional German-American foods, Schuhplattler Dancers, plus some new entertainers, plenty of vendors, plus fun activities for the kids. Fireworks Display Saturday Night! Please note that pets are not permitted on the festival grounds.
When: Sat, Aug 9, 2014 until Sun, Aug 10, 2014 | 8:00 PM
Where: Kings Inn, 6 McDonald Avenue, Schenectady, NY 12304
Cost: 5.00
Smash4 is a 3 piece plus female vocals - PARTY rock band! Featuring Lila Lynn Laguna!
When: Sun, Aug 10, 2014 | 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Where: Grafton Lakes State Park
Cost: varies
Grafton Community Library sponsoring USATF sanctioned 5K Foot Race, 2.5 Mile Nature Walk & Kids' 1 Mile Fun Run at Grafton Lakes State Park. Walk at 8 am, 5K at 9 am, and Fun Run at 10 am. Register by August 5 for reduced entry fee. All entrants receive a rose, a book and a t-shirt. First 100 registered by August 5 receive a long sleeve t-shirt. Register at finishright(dot)com or download application from library website - graftoncommunitylibrary(dot)org
When: Sun, Aug 10, 2014 | 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Where: 2725 Mariaville Rd, Rotterdam, NY 12306
Have you ever wanted to break a world record? The Guiness Book holds TONS of them, almost too many to choose from! You can be a part of history on August 10 by playing the World's Largest Game of Tag! There's no better way to burn off some calories, relive your childhood, and most importantly-break a world record! Come join the crowd and help rally up the biggest game of tag-EVER.
When: Sun, Aug 10, 2014 | 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Where: Art on Tap in Clifton Park Center
Cost: $30.00
Beer and wine served in studio, and no experience necessary. Call Art on Tap or register on our website to get signed up!
When: Sun, Aug 10, 2014 | 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Where: Village of Altamont Community Room
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Local history buffs, family genealogists, and those interested in historic family homes and their histories will have a new resource when Images of America: Altamont goes on sale at the August 10th Book Signing event in Altamont. Proceeds from the book sales will benefit the Village of Altamont Archive and Museum.
When: Sun, Aug 10, 2014 | 7:00 PM
Where: Clifton Common Stage
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Modern and classic rock tunes with a “jazzy twist”, with standards by such greats as Bobby Darin, Ray Charles, Frank Sinatra and Tony Bennett (to name a few).
When: Sun, Aug 10, 2014 | 7:00 PM
Where: Freedom Park, Scotia, New York
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Has superb musicianship and memorable performances, including those with guest artists Alicia de Larrocha, Wolfgang Sawallisch, and Yo-Yo Ma.
When: Sun, Aug 10, 2014 | 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Where: CT@HB
Cost: Free
Want to learn about Bitcoin and digital currencies? How about winning $10,000 worth of Bitcoins or a 2014 Kia Soul? Come check out the North American Bitcoin Car Giveaway Tour 2014 at CT@HB in Albany - Sponsored by Kryptoz and Bitpages.co
When: Sun, Aug 10, 2014 | 7:00 PM
Where: Mabee Farm Historic Site
Cost: $5.00
This summer, Three Quarter North will return to the Howlin' stage. It's all about the music for these five lads from upstate New York. Their love of bluegrass, combined with creative folk music heritage, leads them to some tasty melodies that sound familiar yet fresh. This accomplished group plays everything from traditional fiddle tunes to complex original pop weaving acoustic and electric influences into an enticing array of sounds. Homegrown and raised on tradition, Three Quarter North exemplifies the best in American roots music. May 14 - Hilltown Ramblers June 13 - Running the River July 12 - Thirteen Feet of Bluegrass August 10 - Three Quarter North September 8 - Washington County Line Bluegrass The Howlin' at the Moon Concert Series takes place in the Dutch Barn at the Mabee Farm Historic Site. Each concert begins at 7:00 with a singer/songwriter opener before moving on to the main act. In case of inclement weather, concerts may be moved into the George E. Franchere Educational Center. The cost is $5.00, and attendees are invited to bring lawn chairs or blankets. For more information, please contact Educator/Assistant Curator Jenna Peterson at 518-887-5073, or by email at educator@schenectadyhistorical.org. The Mabee Farm Historic Site is wheelchair accessible, with off-street parking in front of the George E. Franchere Educational Center.
When: Mon, Aug 11, 2014 | 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Where: First Unitarian Universalist Society - 405 Washington Avenue - Albany, NY
Cost: FREE
On August 11, there will be a Black Men's Health Summit at the Unitarian Universalist Society of Albany, 405 Washington Avenue, Albany, New York, from 8:30 - 3:30 p.m.
When: Mon, Aug 11, 2014 | 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: Colonie High School (Mug) 1 Raider Blvd. Colonie
Colonie Girls Basketball Booster club bottle and can drive.
When: Mon, Aug 11, 2014 | 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: The Cooking School @ Market Bistro by Price Chopper, 873 New Loudon Rd, Latham N.Y. 12110
Cost: $55 per person
Students will prepare and enjoy delicious recipes from top Food Network Celebrity Chefs Rachael Ray, Bobby Flay and Guy Fieri! From these recipes, culinary students will create roasted corn soup, Cajun chicken Alfredo, tri-tip steak with a cabernet balsamic reduction and Emmanuel Nini's Caponata.
When: Mon, Aug 11, 2014 until Fri, Aug 15, 2014 | 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: RPI Campus
Cost: $235
Young Actors Guild is celebrating 25 years of arts education on the RPI Campus for students ages 6 -18,our one week programs are a great introduction to theater, with theater skills and creative movement being taught in a fun environment, culminating in a small presentation at the end of the week.
When: Mon, Aug 11, 2014 until Fri, Aug 15, 2014 | 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Where: PS21 - The Studio at PS21: 2980 Route 66, one mile north of Chatham Village
Cost: $175/$150 members for the week-long day camp program. Scholarships are available . Pre-registration is required.
Ages 8-12 and 13-18. For the third summer in a row Jamal Jackson and members of his dance company will teach West African dance to children and teens at PS21.
When: Mon, Aug 11, 2014 until Fri, Aug 15, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Where: 1010 Route 146, Clifton Park, NY
Cost: $10 per child
Christ Community Reformed Church, 1010 Route 146, Clifton Park is hosting a Vacation Bible School, Aug.11th-Aug.15th from 9:00am-11:45am . Children age 3-8th grade are welcomed. Cost is $10 per child.
When: Mon, Aug 11, 2014 until Fri, Aug 15, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Where: Brown School, 150 Corlaer Ave. Schenectady, NY 12304
Cost: $199
Campers will discover loads of horribly fantastic experiments! Projects focus on blood, bones and body bits! This is science with the squishy bits left in it! Sample Projects: Bulging Bag of Brains! Simulated Snot! Baby Diaper Dissection! Eyeball Acrobatics! In addition: Grossologists will indulge in many other sickening body experiments. Brown School offers a full day camp from 8am - 6pm that includes Club Scientific activities, lunch and two snacks, water play and other indoor/outdoor activities. Camp counselors at Brown School are American Red Cross first response, first aid, CPR, AED and Epipen certified. To take advantage of this option and register for a full day program including Club Scientific programs and more please contact Sue Rule at Srule@brownschool.org or (518) 370 0366 ext-318. To register for half day or find out more head to Colonie.ClubScientific.com or call (518) 478-3202
When: Mon, Aug 11, 2014 until Fri, Aug 15, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Our Savior's Lutheran School, 63 Mountain View Ave. Albany, NY 12205
Cost: $175 - $245
Campers ages 4-5 will want to join us to learn exciting construction techniques using LEGO bricks. Young Builder allows campers to take their first steps into science and technology. By using the themes of construction and travel, campers learn about machines, the tools used to work on machines, and their functions. Our material packs include a wide range of bricks and special elements in various shapes, sizes, and colors that are ideal for stimulating children's creative and imaginative skills. Camp counselors will introduce tasks each day in building vehicles, planes, buildings, towns and transportation systems. Campers receive lots of suggestions for ideas but are encouraged to use their own creativity and imagination. Parents are invited to join us on Friday's Family Day to view their child's creations. Full and half day options available. Before and after care are offered. Find out more at Colonie.ClubScientific.com or call (518) 478-3202.
When: Mon, Aug 11, 2014 until Fri, Aug 15, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Our Savior's Lutheran School, 63 Mountain View Ave. Albany, NY 12205
Cost: $175 - $245
Make NO bones about it; this camp is for the aspiring "Young Physician". Campers will learn that their bodies are miles of blood vessels, hundreds of muscles, many thousands of hairs, a furnace, a filter, AND a fancy computer! Your Young Physician will really have a pulse on the human body with this camp! Sample Projects: Building a Lung Model! Testing for Germs! Build a Spinal Column! Skin Prints! Full and half day options are available. Before and after care are offered. Find out more at Colonie.ClubScientific.com or call (518) 478-3202.
When: Mon, Aug 11, 2014 until Fri, Aug 15, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Our Savior's Lutheran School, 63 Mountain View Ave. Albany, NY 12205
Cost: $175 - $245
Campers learn about important life saving techniques including first aid and CPR. Numerous hands-on projects including: mammalian heart dissection, using medical instruments, triage and diagnosis. Explore the structures and physiology of the amazing human body. Career opportunities are discussed as campers meet a real nursing professional. Each camper will receive a stethoscope and certificate at the end of the week.Full and half day options are available. Before and after care are offered. Find out more at Colonie.ClubScientific.com or call (518) 478-3202.
When: Tue, Aug 12, 2014 | 10:00 AM
Where: Bozenkill Preserve
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
The Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy is holding a press event at the future site of its new 214 acre preserve near Altamont, NY. This major land acquisition focuses on the Bozen Kill creek, an important tributary of the Watervliet Reservoir. The combination of steep wooded slopes, extensive stream frontage, and accessibility to the Village of Altamont make this a beautiful location for a preserve for all of the public to enjoy. Rain date: 8/13/2014. Parking is limited. Please RSVP.
When: Tue, Aug 12, 2014 | 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: Martin, Harding & Mazzotti, LLP® offices in Niskayuna
Cost: FREE
Martin, Harding & Mazzotti, LLP is offering a free 5 hour driving course to high school students at its Schenectady office. This course is a NYS drivers license requirement and normally costs around $50. Sign up today because spaces are limited!
When: Tue, Aug 12, 2014 | 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: Mexican Radio, 325 State St. Schenectady, NY 12305
Cost: $10 suggested donation
Join the Pride Center of the Capital Region for the August LGBTQ and Straight-Allied Professionals Networking Event. This month's event will be held at the recently opened Schenectady location of Mexican Radio! Do not miss this chance to network while dining on some of the finest Mexican cuisine around.
When: Tue, Aug 12, 2014 | 7:00 PM
Where: Valley Cats Field - Troy, NY
Irish Night, presented by Irish 2000 Music & Arts Festival, returns on August 12 as part of the ValleyCats Tunes for Tuesday live music lineup. Hair of the Dog will perform prior to the game, with corned beef & cabbage and Guinness being served as a dinner special.
When: Tue, Aug 12, 2014 | 8:00 PM
Where: PS21 - The Tent at PS21: 2980 Route 66, one mile north of Chatham Village
Cost: Free
Follows acclaimed director/choreographer Bill T. Jones for two tumultuous years, as he tackles the most ambitious work of his career, an original dance-theater piece in honor of Abraham Lincoln's Bicentennial. Choreographer's Choice: Jamal Jackson, who introduces the film. USA. 2011. 1 hour 23 minutes
When: Tue, Aug 12, 2014 | 7:45 AM
Where: Chamber Office, 5 Computer Drive South Albany
Cost: FREE and open to members only
As a small business owner, are you unsure of the appropriate entity under which to register your business? Join Mike Tommaney, Law Office of Michael J. Tommaney, and David Mysliwiec, T.M. Byxbee Company, CPAs, to learn your entity options and the corresponding legal and tax ramifications to your business.
When: Tue, Aug 12, 2014 | 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM
Where: 21 British American Blvd, Latham, NY
Cost: $299.00
Learn effective and realistic ways to organize day-to-day emails and tasks, enabling you to track important items and control your workload. Incorporate time management strategies using the organizational tools in Microsoft Outlook. Visit our web site to register or call 786-1181.
When: Tue, Aug 12, 2014 until Thu, Aug 14, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where: Albany Institute of History & Art
Cost: $60, non-members; $45, members
This week we'll plant some ideas together and watch our art grow! We'll find signs of plant life within the galleries and create our own beautiful pieces of art. We'll paint landscapes and trees, while trying out different perspectives and color schemes. We'll also use natural items in collages and prints. Ages 6-12. Tuition includes materials and museum admission. Space is limited; advance registration required. Register online at albanyinstitute.org. Scholarships may be available, please inquire.
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When: Wed, Aug 13, 2014 | 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Where: Empire State Plaza - 240 STATE ST. ALBANY, NY
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Sample foods from around the region while enjoying live music throughout the day. The Empire State Plaza Food Festival, on August 13th, 2014.
When: Wed, Aug 13, 2014 | 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Where: Dyken Pond Environmental Center
Cost: Free; Suggested donation $1
Today students will learn one of the most rewarding skills that a junior naturalist should have: plant identification. Students will learn the differences between common trees and plants they might come across and how these organisms reproduce. These identification techniques will greatly improve a young naturalist's confidence in the outdoors, as they will be able to recognize many of the trees and plants they see. A game on seed dispersal will conclude the day.
When: Wed, Aug 13, 2014 | 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Where: Sidney Albert Albany Jewish Community Center 340 Whitehall Road, Albany
Cost: $2.25 suggested donation
Rabbi Beverly Magidson reviews THE WORLD WITHOUT YOU by Joshua Henkin Set in 2005- this novel follows the Frankel family as they gather at their summer home in the Berkshires to memorialize Leo, their youngest son, who was killed while working as a journalist in Iraq.
When: Wed, Aug 13, 2014 | 5:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Where: Green Island Bridge Parking Lot, Downtown Troy, NY
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
From ABC to You Rock My World, no song is forgotten in this electrifying revival of Pop Music's Royal Highness. As the longest running MJ tribute band and the only one that predates his passing, Who's Bad has awed Michael Jackson fans at sold-out shows the world over.
When: Wed, Aug 13, 2014 | 7:00 PM
Where: Freedom Park, Scotia NY
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
August 13, Grand Central Station is coming to Freedom Park. Get ready to dance the night away to this amazing band.
When: Wed, Aug 13, 2014 | 7:00 PM
Where: Valley Cats Field - Troy, NY
Pirate Night, World Record Attempt, Mark Appel Poster Giveaway
When: Wed, Aug 13, 2014 | 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: Art on Tap in Clifton Park Center
Cost: $30.00
Under 18 class. Call Art on Tap or register on our website to get signed up!
When: Wed, Aug 13, 2014 | 7:00 PM
Where: Clifton Common Stage
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
A fun-filled performance that utilizes drama, music, complex rhythms, and acrobatics. Children, as well as their parents, will enjoy watching and participating along with our three chefs who cook up a fantastic time!
When: Thu, Aug 14, 2014 | 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Where: CNSE Children's Museum of Science and Technolgy
Cost: $2.00 for non-members
Topics include balance and motion. Explore science concepts through hands-on, guided activities. Pre-registration is required and a $2.00 fee applies for non-members. Held on Aug 14 & 28
When: Thu, Aug 14, 2014 | 3:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Where: Hilton Garden Inn
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Plan Ahead Events Of Albany & Saratoga is proud to present the Second Annual TOTAL HEALTH & FITNESS EXPO ON Thursday, August 14th from 3:30 pm - 8:30 pm at the HILTON GARDEN INN at Clifton Park Center.
When: Thu, Aug 14, 2014 | 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: Sand Lake Center for the Arts
Cost: $50 pp and include food and non-alcoholic beverages
Come join Sand Lake Center for the Arts for the Seventh Annual "Taste of Sand Lake". This year's event will be held on Thursday, August 14 from 6 - 9pm at the Old Daley Inn on Crooked Lake. Participating establishments will be: AJ's Pizzeria, Arlington House, Burden Lake Country Club, Crossroads American Grille, Hannaford of West Sand Lake, LaPerla Ristorante, Lakeview, Old Daley Inn on Crooked Lake, Pie Squared, Towne Tavern, Uncle Marty's Adirondack Grill, Young's Pharmacy & General Store. Along with great food, there will be live entertainment, many silent auction items from local area businesses, and featuring a one-of-a-kind live auction item "A Taste of the Adirondacks" provided by local culinary talent, Chris Shaw, who will provide the winning bidder - breakfast, lunch, and dinner in their home for six friends-Adirondack style. Tickets are $50 pp and include food and non-alcoholic beverages. Cash bar available for beer & wine. Make your reservation now at 518-674-2007 or visit the web site.
When: Thu, Aug 14, 2014 | 7:00 PM
Where: Valley Cats Field - Troy, NY
Circle of Life Night / Half-Way to Valentines Day, FIREWORKS
When: Thu, Aug 14, 2014 | 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: Art on Tap in Clifton Park Center
Cost: $36.00
Beer and wine served in studio, and no experience necessary. Call Art on Tap or register on our website to get signed up!
When: Today until Wed, Dec 31, 2014 | 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: Community United Methodist Church, 1497 New Scotland Road, Slingerlands
Cost: $7/class or 10 class for $50
Judy Lasher has been a fitness instructor for 19 years and teaching Zumba for the last two years. "Zumba was like a breath of fresh air...easy to follow, anybody can do it, and you truly don't feel as if you are exercising. "Exercise in Disguise"
When: Today until Wed, Dec 31, 2014 | 3:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Where: 340 First Street, Albany, NY 12206
Cost: $15.00
African Drum and dance classes. Saturdays at Family community center. Drum Class, 3:00-4:00 Pm. Dance Class,4:00-5:30 pm. All Levels Welcome.
When: Today until Sat, Nov 1, 2014 | 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: Various locations in the Village of Ballston Spa, New York
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Ballston Rocks! Come out and join us for live music, art openings and special events in several of our downtown shops, restaurants, galleries and museums. There will be a free outdoor family movie "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs" in Wiswall Park at dusk.
When: Today until Fri, Dec 12, 2014 | 4:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Where: United Church Of Cohoes
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
The United Church of Cohoes has a free meal, open to all people of all backgrounds, and can help provide a hot meal for those who don't have one, as well as some much needed socialization for others.
When: Today until Sun, Dec 28, 2014 | 11:00 PM to 4:00 AM
Where: Waterworks Pub
Cost: $5.00
Saturday Nights at Waterworks Pub, The HOTTEST place to be with DANCING TILL 4AM!! DJ Shawn Gillie downstairs in The Pub & DJ Dave Barna taking your requests and mixing it up upstairs in The Club. The Newest Lights, The Best Sound, and the Hottest Bartenders in Town!!! Every Saturday at Waterworks Pub.
When: Today until Sat, Nov 29, 2014 | 11:00 PM to 4:00 AM
Where: Waterworks Pub
Every Friday Night at Waterworks Pub are HOT! At 11pm its Karaoke with Craiggers/Brent downstairs in The Pub AND DJ Dave Barna upstairs in The Club. PLUS don't miss The Diva Dolls Drag Show at 1:00am. THE DANCE FLOOR IS OPEN TILL 4am.
When: Today until Thu, Dec 31, 2015 | 8:00 PM to 3:00 AM
Where: International Bar & Restaurant (90 Central Avenue)
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
The latest fad is now in Albany. Every Thursday come sing the night away to your favorite song or come enjoy the show while enjoying drinks from our specials. Doors open at 8 PM with FREE admission all night.
When: Today until Sun, Feb 1, 2015 | 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: MASS MoCA
Cost: FREE for members / $7 not-yet-members
Darren Waterston: Uncertain Beauty On view beginning March 8, 2014. Whistler's Peacock Room reimagined - drawing parallels between the excesses of the Gilded Age and current economic conditions, the artist reimagines James McNeill Whistler's Peacock Room as a fantastic ruin
When: Today until Wed, Jul 30, 2014 | 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Where: Hair Journeys
Cost: 50+
Hair Journeys Salon offers Hair, Make-up and Nail Services for all Special Occasions. Whether it is Wedding, Prom, Special Party, Anniversary, Reunion or other Event, our stylists will help you look your glamorous best. We can create a new look with hair extensions, enhance your current look through specialized styling, give you a creative up-do, or provide a traditionally elegant style. Come in and pamper yourself for that next special occasion in your life.
When: Today until Wed, Aug 13, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: various locations
Cost: free
Community Caregivers provides non-medical services that can often keep relatives out of nursing homes and other care facilities for years, just by helping with bills, shopping, errands and transportation to appointments. Let us match you with one of our clients, either for one ride or recurring visits/assistance.
When: Today until Fri, Aug 15, 2014 | 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where: Historic St. Agnes Cemetery
Cost: $10 entry fee
Historic St. Agnes Cemetery is sponsoring a new contest! Nature in the Abstract Art Painting Contest - open to the public. Entries must have a subject matter based on things found in nature. Full Rules and Registration form found on CapitalDistrictCemeteries.org click on News and Events tab.
When: Today until Fri, Aug 15, 2014 | 1:00 PM
Where: Historic St Agnes Cemetery
Cost: FREE
Abstract Expressionism, the first major American avant-garde movement, emerged in New York in the 1940s. As the name suggests, artists associated with this movement produced works that are abstract but express the artist's state of mind. In celebration of New York State's contribution to the Western art world post WWII, we invite you to enter your original abstract painting in the contest. How do you view the natural world? Show us in paint! To view contest rules and to register, please go to our website at CapitalDistrictCemeteries.org and download from the News and Events tab, email KellyAnn.Grimaldi@rcda.org or call Kelly at 518-463-0134 to request rules and registration form. All entries must be received by August 15, 2015. Cash prizes will be awarded. See rules for details.
When: Today until Sun, Feb 1, 2015 | 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: MASS MoCA
Cost: FREE for members / $7 not-yet-members
Photochemical film is quickly drifting into obsolescence as the motion picture industry transitions to digital media and fewer and fewer manufacturers and labs produce and print film. Yet many visual artists who create work for gallery and museum settings remain among the devoted users of 16 mm and 35 mm film formats.
When: Today until Wed, Dec 17, 2014 | 8:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Where: Geno's on the Avenue, 2197 Central Avenue, Schenectady, NY 12304
Cost: 0.
Weekly Open Mic -Every WEDNESDAY Night - 8-11pm. Bring your vocals, instrument & cords or what have you....Full back line provided. 21+ only.
When: Today until Thu, Oct 30, 2014 | 8:00 PM to 12:00 AM
Where: Sidedoor Cafe | 1656 Western Avenue Albany, NY 12203
Get your team together for Trivia Night at the Sidedoor Cafe Thursdays at 7:30pm!
When: Today until Sat, Oct 25, 2014 | 9:30 PM to 1:30 AM
Where: Sidedoor Cafe | 1656 Western Avenue Albany, NY 12203
Get your friends together and show off your singing chops at Karaoke at the Sidedoor Cafe!
When: Today until Mon, Apr 27, 2015 | 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Where: 2080 Western Ave. Guilderland NY 12086
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Join us for the official grand opening of Guilderland VENT Fitness location including new features like a pool, rock climbing wall, sauna/steam room, oxygen bar and much more! Join us Friday night at 7pm for CLUB VENT - snacks, DJs and group competitions.
When: Today until Fri, Aug 22, 2014 | 10:00 AM to 8:30 PM
Where: 304 North Green River Rd., Evansville IN, 47715
Cost: NA
Helping you sleep better, our mattress stores are your destination for low prices on TempurPedic, Sealy, Stearns & Foster and Simmons mattresses. Visit us for your next mattress today!
When: Today until Thu, Oct 30, 2014 | 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Where: SUNY Plaza
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Get outside and do some shopping! The Farmer's Market is held in downtown Albany every Thursday throughout the summer from 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM. Expect to see baked goods, plant seedlings, fresh fruits and vegetables - and even some funky sauces and condiments. You might even spot the downtown Albany table where you can enter to win a t-shirt, mug, or other great prizes. Check out what the market has this week. Rain or shine.
When: Today until Tue, Nov 25, 2014 | 2:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Where: 428 Kenwood Avenue- parking lot of the First United Methodist Church
Cost: $2 and up
Enjoy the Tuesday Farmers' Market in Delmar. We have everything: BBQ Chicken, vegetables, fruits, breads, cheese spreads, desserts, flowers, honey, hot food, massage, milk, plants and more!
When: Today until Thu, Dec 31, 2015 | 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Where: "Vizualtech" 20900 NE 30th Ave.Aventura, Florida 33180
Cost: 00.00
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When: Today until Mon, Sep 1, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: miSci (museum of innovation and science)
Cost: free with admission
Explore the (impolite) science of the human body. Discover digestion, play with organs, and much more … with interactive games, larger-than-life exhibits and hands-on fun! See why our bodies produce mushy, oozy, crusty, scaly, and stinky gunk. GROSSOLOGY at miSci is sponsored in part by Ellis Medicine. May 17 - September 1, 2014. Hours: Monday - Saturday, 9 am - 5 pm; 12 - 5 pm, Sunday.
When: Today until Tue, Dec 30, 2014 | 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Where: Schott's Boxing, 21 Vatrano RD Albany N.Y. 12115
Cost: $20.00
The COED SUMMER Boot Camp is an INTENSE program, created for all ages, sizes, and fitness levels. Through a team-driven environment, this program is designed to reduce fat and increase endurance, as well as strength. COED SUMMER Boot Camp is offered 5x's per week, for 1 hour, in order for YOU to achieve optimal results.
When: Today until Tue, Oct 7, 2014 | 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Where: 916 Western Ave., Albany,New York
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
2014 will be our 3rd year providing the area near the NYS Harriman Office Campus with vendors - offering fresh foods, pastries, cheese, maple syrup, bread, flowers and many other assorted foods (including hot food for dinner) and crafts.
When: Today until Fri, Aug 15, 2014 | 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where: Historic St. Agnes Cemetery, Menands
Cost: $10
Painting contest open to the public. First prize $500, 2nd - $200 and 3rd $100. Deadline for submission is August 15th. Generous cash prizes will be given to winners on Sept. 12th at an artists' reception in The Living Room Art Gallery and Visitor's Center at St. Agnes Cemetery, Menands. Contest rules found on CapitalDistrictCemeteries.org under news and events tab.
When: Today until Wed, Jul 30, 2014 | 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: Shaker Road Loudonville Fire Department
Cost: $35 if payment received by first class or walk-ins $10 per class
Instructor Dorothy Russell will blend fundamental Pilates exercises with Yoga techniques for greater strength and flexibility training. This class will improve your posture, reduce stress and create long, lean muscles without bulking up. All exercise levels welcome; bring a yoga mat or towel and water.
When: Today until Sat, Sep 13, 2014
Where: Empire State Plaza - 240 State Street, Albany, NY
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
The Empire State Plaza will host tons of free, fun events all summer long, June - September. The festivities will include cultural celebrations, family fun, live music & more.
When: Today until Wed, Sep 24, 2014 | 5:00 PM
Where: 1746 US Route 20, West Lebanon Valley
Cost: $20
$20 to drive your street legal car down the dragway! Every Wednesday night thru September. Visit dragway.com to get the full details.
When: Today until Thu, Aug 28, 2014 | 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: Uncle Marty's Adirondack Grill and Clam Bar
Cost: 0.00
Great Food and Entertainment Planned All Summer Long! Uncle Marty has planned a great roster of local talent for your enjoyment all summer long. Southern Rensselaer County's only Concert Series is worth the drive every time. It offers great music, friendly atmosphere and kid-friendly entertainment. So, before you go home to start the mower, stop at the Adirondack Grill for a great summer event!!
When: Today until Sun, Aug 24, 2014 | 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Fenimore Art Museum, 5798 State Highway 80, Cooperstown, NY 13326
Cost: Adults and juniors (13-64) $12.00. Seniors (65+) $10.50. Children (12 and under) FREE.
Fenimore Art Museum presents rarely seen Winslow Homer works, offering new insight into the life of one of America's most celebrated artists. "Winslow Homer: The Nature and Rhythm of Life, from the Arkell Museum at Canajoharie" features over 21 original works including oil paintings and delicate watercolors collected by Bartlett Arkell, the founder of the Beech-Nut Packing Company. This marks the first time these exceptional Homer paintings are displayed as a complete collection.
When: Today until Sun, Aug 17, 2014 | 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM
Where: Albany Jewish Community Center Albany, NY
Cost: n/a
FREE hands on demonstration Thursday, May 1, 2014 7:00 pm - 8:oo pm Registration immediately follows. This is a 15-hour summer progtam for teens ages 14-18. Program runs June 8th & 15th, July 13th & 27th, August 10th & 17th $275 Albany JCC Member/ $300 Guest
When: Today until Thu, Sep 25, 2014 | 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Where: 2176 Broadway, Schenectady,NY
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Local farmers produce, berries, plants, fresh eggs, grass fed meats, plants, Music every wk. Promotions, SNAP/EBT accepted. Our vendors for 2014 are: Barber Family Farm, Bella Terra Farm, Broadway Lunch (famous hot dogs), Buhrmaster Fruit and Produce, Napoli Bakery, Soulicious (soul food and barbeque) and There's No Place Like Home (baked Goods)
When: Today until Tue, Sep 30, 2014 | 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Where: South Shore Marina Saratoga Lake 113 Rte 9P, Malta, NY 12020
Cost: Varies on the boat
Enjoy Saratoga Lake, a 40 minute drive from Albany, and rent a boat for 2, 4, or 8 hours! Whether a couple, family, or friends to share the cost, come visit Saratoga Lake and get cooled off in the beautiful water or bring a fishing pole to fish....heck do both!
When: Today until Tue, Sep 30, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Where: Big Big on the Battenkill 5827 Rte 313 Arlington, VT
Cost: $20 Tubing and $40 kayaking
Great way to cool down floating on the Battenkill River with the scenic views of the Green Mountains and farmland. Class 1 rapids so gentle enough for anyone and we provide the life jackets. Roughly only an hours drive from Albany so it makes for a nice day trip or stay at a local bed and breakfast and make it a great over night get away.
When: Today until Sat, Sep 27, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where: 333 NY 351 Averill Park - Algonquin Middle School Lawn
Cost: Free
Saturday morning Farmers' Market in Poestenkill NY. 20 minutes from Albany. Easy access off Exit 8 of I90. Produce, eggs, Battenkill Dairy milk, artisan breads, baked goods, jewelry. More to be added. Events planned.
When: Today until Mon, Aug 25, 2014 | 7:00 PM
Where: Valley Cats Field - Troy, NY
Each monday home game: Make sure to bring your mobile device to the game to participate in many unique promotions throughout the night! Find us on Facebook & Twitter!
When: Today until Sun, Aug 31, 2014 | 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Where: Dutch Apple Cruises 141 Broadway, Albany, NY 12202
Cost: $17.95
Enjoy a narrated scenic trip on the Hudson River on our Sightseeing Cruise from 1:00pm-2:30pm. Boat will begin boarding at 12:30pm. Cruises are daily on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays through the end of August. Cruise departs from 141 Broadway, Albany, NY 12202 and sails South to Van Weis Point. Hudson River Historian on board gives narration of the history of Albany - full cash bar & snack bar available! Tickets are $17.95 & can be purchased on the calendar section of our website. Cruises sail rain or shine, no refunds.
When: Today until Sat, Sep 27, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where: Algonquin Middle School lawn
Cost: Free
Weekly Farmers' Market - fresh artisan baked goods, fresh eggs & produce, local honey, Battenkill Creamery milk, Argyle Cheese Factory Greek yogurt & cheddar cheese curds, plants, handmade soaps/lotions, pottery, Amish & primitive handcrafts, kettle corn, local maple products, seasonal produce as available, handcrafted jewelry, avon products, and much more coming as the summer progresses!
When: Today until Sat, Aug 2, 2014 | 12:00 PM
Where: Kimberly Farms, Shaftsbury VT
Cost: $925/week
For over 25 years we have offered fun, enjoyable and relaxing horse experiences to each and every guest, young and old in the beautiful southwestern Vermont countryside. We take pride in our horses and our ability to cater to all ages, groups and riding abilities. Our horses are of varied breeds small and large, some have been saved and given a new life at Kimberly Farms. Kimberly Farms Sleepaway Summer Horse Camp for girls offers the opportunity to immerse oneself into horsemanship, horse play, trail riding and horse care as well as many other fun activities. Additional one-on-one private riding lessons are available to campers.
When: Today until Tue, Nov 18, 2014 | 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Where: 331 Delaware Ave
Cost: Free
The Delaware Community Farmers' Market starts again Tuesday, June 24 from 4 to 7 pm in the parking lot of the Public Library at 331 Delaware Avenue in Albany, NY. Shoppers can find affordable vegetables, fruit, honey, eggs, plants, baked goods & jam. Protect the environment, your health and area small farms by purchasing locally grown food directly from the farmer at the Delaware Community Farmers' Market. Food Stamp (EBT) Cards and WIC coupons welcome. The Market will be held every Tuesday through November. Rain or Shine.
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When: Today until Thu, Aug 28, 2014 | 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: Wiswall Park, downtown Ballston Spa, 39 Front Street
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Enjoy your summer Thursday evenings at the Ballston Spa Free Concerts in the Park Series! Thursday evenings, starting June 26 - August 28, enjoy live music in Wiswall Park in downtown Ballston Spa from 6 -8 p.m.
When: Today until Sun, Aug 3, 2014 | 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: The Photography Center of the Capital District (404 River Street, Troy)
Cost: Free
Award-Winning Underwater Photography comes to the Albany Area!
When: Today until Sun, Aug 3, 2014 | 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: Photography Center of the Capital District, 404 River Road, Troy
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Forty underwater photographs by David Hall, from his latest book Beneath Cold Seas: The Underwater Wilderness of the Pacific Northwest, will be on display at the Photography Center of the Capital District, June 27-August 3. Mon-Tues-Thurs-Fri hrs: 5-9pm. Sat-Sun hrs: 12-6pm. Closed Weds.
When: Today until Sun, Sep 7, 2014 | 10:00 AM
Where: Albany Institute of History & Art
Cost: $10 Adults; $8 Seniors; $8 Students w/ID; $6 Children 6-12; Under 6 Free; AIHA members Free
Works from five photographers come together this summer at the Albany Institute. The exhibition Summer Exposure offers five different ventures into photographic vision, media, and artistic conception. Each photographer was given the freedom to select the content for his or her own exhibition. For Hoey and Fels that meant focusing on a single series, and for Blackwood, a single theme "elements of place." The content selected by both Benjamin and Jaeger offer retrospective overviews of each photographer's work. In total, the variety of subject matter and photographic media makes for an exciting summer of discovery. (Open during regular museum hours: Wed 10am-5pm, Thurs 10am-8pm, Fri 10am-5pm, Sat 10am-5pm, Sun Noon-5pm, Mon Closed, Tues Registered groups only)
When: Today until Sat, Aug 2, 2014 | 3:00 PM to 10:00 AM
Where: Hawk Circle, Cherry Valley, NY
Cost: $975/week
Hawk Circle has been providing transformative wilderness programs for youth for over 26 years. Through learning authentic native crafts, wilderness skills, and animal care, Hawk Circle summer camps will provide your child with an amazing experience and deep connection with the natural world. Highly trained staff, emotionally safe, small groups, and a whole lot of fun!
When: Today until Fri, Aug 29, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Where: Maple Ski Ridge, 2725 Mariaville Road
Cost: $150.00
Send the kids for days of activities in the great outdoors. Organized games for fun, not competition, nature adventures, gardens, catching pollywogs and creative indoor activities for those rainy days.
When: Today until Fri, Aug 29, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: The Arts Center of the Capital Region
Cost: Varies depending on class
Give your child a gift that will continue to enrich them for a lifetime. Send your child to truly unique summer camp. These experiential arts camps offer adventure and learning that not any old summer camp can: All classes are geared toward the skills and abilities of a specific age group. Smaller class sizes allow for deeper instruction and one-on-one time from the instructor. Our well equipped studios at the Arts Center allow children to experience a wider array of artistic mediums than any other camp in the area.
When: Today until Sun, Aug 31, 2014 | 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Where: Dave & Buster's
Cost: $29.99 per person
Host your 2014 Fantasy Football Draft Party at Dave & Buster's! We have everything you need, food, drink, power cards, draft cards, and game day coupons! Call 518-313-4507 for more info.
When: Today until Wed, Aug 27, 2014 | 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Where: Dyken Pond Environmental Center
Cost: $10 per class
Did you promise yourself you'd get out into nature more this summer, exercise more regularly? Maybe do some yoga, because you've heard it's so good for you? Want to pay closer attention to your body and breath and deepen your experience in the woods? You will be guided through at least six to nine yoga stretches and postures (no experience needed!) to warm the body, check in as we hike, and cool off afterwards, bringing awareness and a meditative approach to the gift of hiking various trails at Dyken Pond Environmental Education Center. $10 per class. July 2nd - August 27th, Every Wednesday from 5pm-7pm. No class on July 23.
When: Today until Sun, Aug 17, 2014
Where: 15385 Farden Rd, Sterling, NY
Cost: Varies
Travel back in time and go to the Sterling Renaissance Festival. See over 100 stage and street performers, professional actors, comedians and musicians who whimsically recreate an authentic English Renaissance village for you to experience.
When: Today until Sat, Aug 30, 2014 | 10:45 AM to 12:00 PM
Where: Albany County Hockey Facility
Cost: varies
Stay cool this summer and learn to skate, or polish your skating skills, with the Albany Figure Skating Club's summer Basic Skills skating program. Group skating lessons are being offered on Saturdays from 10:45 am to noon from July 5, 2014 through August 30, 2014 at the Albany County Hockey Facility (830 Albany Shaker Rd., Albany, NY 12211). The program provides ice skating instruction for skaters of all ages and abilities, including recreational, figure skaters, and hockey skaters aged preschool to adult. Previous skating experience is not required. Skaters will have a 30 minute group lesson with qualified instructors, and 30 minutes of skating time to practice their skills or to try one of our new specialty classes. The program will include 6- or 9- week options. Detailed information about the programs and registration forms are available on the Albany Figure Skating Club's website.
When: Today until Sun, Aug 3, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Capital Repertory Theatre
Cost: $800
Idolize Percy Jackson? Want to fight like Athena? Believe in magic, mystery and mayhem? STAR 2014 gives you your chance. Students work side by side with professional artists to create a theatre company that works together around the theme "Greek Mythology" to create an original 45-minute performance about the gods and goddesses, and all the mischief they can cause. During their time with STAR, students will gain skills in writing, costume design, dancing, acting and singing. In a real-world, professional theatre environment, these young producers, performers and writers will learn to work cooperatively with one another thanks to guidance from our professional staff. Our students are given the freedom to let loose their creative energies and work together to build a show of mythological proportions!
When: Today until Fri, Aug 15, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where: Latham - Calvary United Methodist Preschool
Cost: $100/ week or $90/ week for 3 or more weeks
Camp for children 3 - 6 years old. Sign up for one week or all six. A different theme every week. Call or See link for more information!
When: Today until Fri, Aug 15, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where: Heldeberg Workshop
Cost: $135/week
The Heldeberg Workshop is not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing an Adventure in Learning. It is chartered by the Board of Regents and is located on over 200 acres at the foot of the Helderberg Escarpment in the Town of New Scotland. It offers 1 and 2 week outdoor courses, taught by certified teachers and expert artisans, in science and nature, high adventure, theatre and art, to name a few.
When: Today until Fri, Aug 22, 2014 | 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Join us at one of our many musical offerings this summer! Please contact us at themusicstudio@verizon.net or 518-459-7799 for more information.
When: Today until Fri, Aug 22, 2014 | 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Join us at one of our many musical offerings this summer! Please contact us at themusicstudio@verizon.net or 518-459-7799 for more information.
When: Today until Mon, Aug 25, 2014 | 7:00 PM
Where: Dana Park, where Lark St and Madison Ave meet
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
The 5th Annual Dana Park Concert Series features performances by the region's finest acoustic artists. Series kicks off Monday, July 7, with the Dylan Perrillo Orchestra, an 11-piece brass band. Join us every Monday evening, all summer long. Rain site: Lionheart Pub.
When: Today until Sun, Sep 28, 2014 | 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Albany Institute of History and Art
Cost: Adults $10, Seniors $8, Students $8 (must present ID), Children (6-12) $6, Children (under 6) Free, Members Free
Small and Seductive includes several sculptural works by artists Dennis Byng, Benignia Chilla, Larry Kagan, and Paul Mauren. Though small in size, their jewel-like color, pattern, and intricate detail captivate. Compelling contemporary art need not always be of sizable dimensions as this exhibition proves that small can be seductive!
When: Today until Sat, Aug 2, 2014 | 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Where: Macedonia Baptist Church, 26 Wilson Ave., Albany 12205
Cost: $5.00 for 4 Saturdays of classes
This is the 3rd year of the Macedonia Summer Music and Arts Academy. The Academy is designed to provide instruction in a variety of musical and performing arts areas: voice, music sightreading, liturgical dance, public speaking/acting, and instruments: guitar, bass guitar, strings, drums (basic/advanced), and keyboard (basic/advanced). NOTE: The Academy meeting on 4 Saturdays. On 7/12 it runs between 1:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. On 7/19, 7/26 & 8/2 the Academy runs between 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 Noon.
When: Today until Fri, Aug 29, 2014 | 4:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Where: The Barrel Saloon
Cost: $20 https://www.eventbrite.com/e/shuttle-to-country-music-concerts-tickets-11698517581
This Summer arrive to your country concerts in style on The Barrel Salon's Shuttle Bus which seats 20 people so get your tickets SOON, because once they are sold out they are GONE! Tickets are only $20 and included transportation to and from SPAC on your desired show date. These trips are always a blast and sell out super fast, so the sooner the better. Don't worry about parking, finding a DD, and all the other responsibility that comes along with driving.. LET US DO THAT FOR YOU!! The Bus will leave The Barrel Saloon 1.5 hours before the concert and you will receive an informative email before departure. Park you car in our large parking lot for FREE. You can bring your own beverages on the bus along with a small cooler and chairs TRANSPORTATION PROVIDED TO: July 12th Countryfest bus will leave at 8am August 3rd Rascal Flatts August 17th Luke Bryan August 24th Zac Brown Band August 29th Jason Aldean
When: Today until Mon, Jul 13, 2015 | 6:00 PM
Where: Omi International Arts Center
Cost: Price varies.
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY, JULY 12-13th On Saturday, join us for a new offering as we lead private tours of selected artist studios. At night, enjoy Dinner and Dancing on the lawn of Omi with delicious food, spectacular views of the Catskills, and dancing to exuberant live music. If you can't make the dinner, join us at our After Party from 9 PM - Midnight. Rural Intelligence hailed the last 2 year's dinner/dances as "one of the top 10 parties of the year." On Sunday, a buffet Country Brunch takes place in the same outdoor, tented location overlooking The Fields Sculpture Park. The brunch is followed by a short walk down the road for the much anticipated Open Studio Tours, where visitors will see the work the artists have been making for the last four weeks. Event Locations: Studio Barns - Corner of County Route 22 and Letter S Road, Ghent, NY Ledig House - 59 Letter S Road, Ghent, NY
When: Today until Fri, Aug 1, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Where: Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Cost: $210.00 per week
The 2014 Summer Science Camp program at Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences offers elementary school and middle school students access to a unique summer camp. Each one-week session will help students learn about a science in a way that is engaging and fun -- all while they experience what life is like on a College campus! The cost of the camp includes all activities, field trips, daily breakfast and lunch, snacks, and a t-shirt.
When: Today until Sun, Aug 10, 2014
Cost: Tues - Thurs: $20/25, $40/45 & $50; Fri - Sun: $20, $50 & $60
Join The REP for this dazzling tribute to legendary rock and roll composers Leiber and Stoller! Tickets on sale NOW!
When: Today until Sun, Aug 10, 2014
Where: Colonie Center, Barnes & Noble
Celebrate Comic Books, Movies and More with Barnes and Noble. From July 18 through August 10, visit Barnes and Noble at Colonie Center as they celebrate popular entertainment with special events including Batman Day, Frozen Friday: Cool Off With Olaf!, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Day and MORE!
When: Today until Fri, Aug 29, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: The Arts Center of the Capital Region
Cost: FREE
The Arts Center of the Capital Region is also pleased to announce the opening of Fence Select. This show is an exhibit of pieces chosen from the Fence Show: 2014. Robert R. Shane, Ph.D., Art History & Criticism, served as this year's juror for the Fence Show and identified 42 adult and 13 student works to represent the Fence Select.
When: Today until Sun, Sep 28, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: The Arts Center of the Capital Region
Cost: Free
We are barraged with images of people taken to display their best features and enhance their beauty. Conversely, Philip J Palmieri's paintings illustrate the unglamorous human face behind many medical maladies.
When: Today until Wed, Aug 27, 2014 | 10:00 AM
Where: Regal Cinema in Clifton Park Center Mall
Cost: $1 movies
Once again, the Regal Cinema in Clifton Park Center will host the Regal Summer Movie Express on Tuesdays & Wednesdays at 10am for nine weeks. Movie admission is just $1 and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Will Rogers Institute. This is a great, cheap indoor activity for parents and kids!
When: Today until Sun, Nov 30, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 9:30 AM
Where: A Space to Grow, 216 River Street, Troy
Cost: $16 a session
Using Gentle Yoga, Breath work, visualizations and setting an intention for your pregnancy and postpartum with Yoga Nidra; if you are stressed, suffer from lack of sleep and focus, this class is for you. Get in shape for your labor and delivery and receive the extra benefit of rest and clarity that Yoga Nidra provides.
When: Today until Tue, Dec 30, 2014 | 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: A Space to Grow, 216 River Street, Troy
Cost: $16
Using Gentle Yoga, Breath work, visualizations and setting an intention for your pregnancy and postpartum with Yoga Nidra; if you are stressed, suffer from lack of sleep and focus, this class is for you. Get in shape for your labor and delivery and receive the extra benefit of rest and clarity that Yoga Nidra provides.
When: Today until Fri, Aug 1, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Where: RohanRhythm Studio - 1004 Northwood Ct NY, 12309
Cost: varies by lesson
Discover South Indian percussion with critically acclaimed Indian musician and entrepreneur, Dr. Rohan Krishnamurthy! In this exciting workshop, Rohan will use traditional Indian drums and vocal percussion techniques to lead an exploration of India's sacred Carnatic music.
When: Today until Fri, Aug 8, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Where: C-R Kids Performing Arts School
For ages 6-10! C-R Productions is on a mission to bring the theater experience to children and young adults of all ages this summer. All camps will fill up so don't wait. Register today! All Singing...All Dancing...All Acting. • KIDS CAMP (AGES 6­-10) JULY 28­-AUGUST 8 • JUNIOR CAMP (AGES 11­-16) AUGUST 4-­15 • Monday-­Friday ­ 9:00am-­3:00pm Or sign up for theater classes, voice lessons or college prep assistance. Check out our website or call us at crkids.org or call 237-­5858.
When: Today until Sat, Aug 16, 2014 | 7:30 PM
Where: Empire State Plaza P.O. Box 2065 Albany, NY 12223
On Sunday, July 27, 2014 at 7:30 pm, the Ajkun Ballet Theatre Company will perform REVOLUTION, the contemporary ballet by Leonard Ajkun, to greet its Capital Region's audience and dancers from Albania, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Greece, Holland, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Spain, South Korea, Portugal,Turkey, Uruguay, and throughout the US. The performance will be open to the general public and will offer the opportunity to meet AjkunBT and Community Artists involved in the residency.
When: Today until Fri, Aug 15, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Where: C-R Kids PErforming Arts School, 9 Laura Drive, Cohoes, NY 12047
Cost: $450 for 2-week Camp
All Singing...All Dancing...All Acting. 60 hours of summer fun! Monday-Friday - 9:00am-3:00pm. Each camp culminates in a performance of a musical for family and friends on the Cohoes Music Hall stage. Campers work with Professional Camp Counselors, Directors, Choreographers, Musical Directors and Designers. ALL CAMPS ARE AIR CONDITIONED!
When: Today until Fri, Aug 29, 2014
Where: Museum of Innovation and Science
Cost: $200 per child per class; 10% discount for miSci members and second child in class
PLEASE NOTE: We are offering 2 identical sessions of this popular class: Monday, July 28 - Friday, August 1 & Monday, August 25 - Friday, August 29. Build and program cool robots with Lego's newest Mindstorms EV 3 as you work in a team in this full-day, week-long class packed with hands-on fun and taught by miSci educators. No experience necessary. Want to take the robots home? Kits available for purchase in miSci's shop. Before and after care is available at $10 per hour. Space is limited. Registration and pre-payment are required. Register by calling
When: Fri, Aug 1, 2014 until Sun, Aug 10, 2014 | 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Where: Ten Broeck Mansion Garden, 9 Ten Broeck Place, Albany, NY 12210
Cost: $15 Adults, $8 Children Ages 6-12, with a $25 Opening Night Gala on August 1st, and a FREE 2pm matinee Sunday, August 3rd
For the first time ever, Shakespeare's immortal tale of magic, treason, love, and public drunkeness will be performed against the spell­binding backdrop of the intimate Ten Broeck Mansion gardens. Ship­wrecking the audience onto the untamed shores of Prospero's enchanted island, the battle between civilized society and the passions that boil tempestuously just under its surface has never been explored so deeply, in such a wild and immersive setting. A diverse cast supported by African dance and music make this production of the Tempest a unique and entertaining experience that's sure to provide thrills and laughter to the whole community! The Tempest runs the following dates and times: Friday, August 1, 2014 7:30pm-­9:30pm  Saturday, August 2, 2014 7:30pm­-9:30pm  Sunday, August 3, 2014 2:00pm­-4:00pm  Friday, August 8, 2014 7:30pm-­9:30pm  Saturday, August 9, 2014 7:30pm-­9:30pm  Sunday, August 10, 2014 2:00pm­-4:00pm  Opening Night Gala (FRIDAY, AUGUST 1st): An opening night celebrating the first collaboration between Ten Broeck and Confetti Stage. The $25 ticket price includes an extra pre­show performance and silent auction.  There will also be wine and beer for sale. Enjoy an elevated evening of theatre under the stars.  FREE MATINEE PERFORMANCE (SUNDAY, AUGUST 3rd): To benefit the neighbors who are graciously  welcoming us to the Arbor Hill Community.   PARKING: Secure parking is located behind Ten Broeck Mansion. First come first served. The entrance is  located on Livingston Avenue.  Handicap parking is available in front of the building.    ­ Please visit us on Facebook!
When: Fri, Aug 1, 2014 until Sun, Aug 10, 2014 | 8:00 PM
Where: Proctors
Cost: $20-$50
Amazing Cirque Eloize returns to its summer home at Proctors for two spectacular weekends of the international hit, iD. For 20 years now, Cirque Eloize has been taking the public and critics by storm in more than 440 cities around the world. This August, Cirque Eloize's dazzling and energetic iD comes to the Capital Region for the very first time. This astonishing modern circus transports audiences to a vibrant urban streetscape. The stage comes alive with the boundless energy of acrobats, break dancers and contortionists, who perform against a kaleidoscope of eye-popping projections, building to a stunning finale on a one-of-a-kind video trampowall. Everyone will love this mind-blowing fusion of new theatrical circus and urban dance!
When: Fri, Aug 1, 2014 until Sat, Sep 27, 2014 | 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Where: 137 East Avenue Rochester, NY 16404
Cost: Non-Member $2 / Members Free
State of the City 2014 features monumental installations by Ron Klein (Philadelphia, PA) and The Shua Group (Jersey City, NJ), each encouraging us to think differently about our surroundings. Shua Group creates movement based artworks which encourage deep listening, human exchange, and spatial and perceptual transformation. Ron Klein's complex and varied installations grow out of his pseudo-anthropological creative practice.
When: Sat, Aug 2, 2014 until Sat, Aug 16, 2014 | 7:30 PM
Where: At The Lakehouse in Albany’s Historic Washington Park
Cost: Amphitheatre Seating is Free | Reserved Seats and Premium Bleacher Seats Go On Sale May 1, 2014
The second show in Park Playhouse’s 26th Summer Season will bring to life Charles Dickens’ classic story of Oliver Twist, an orphan in 1830?s Great Britain who leads the life of a pickpocket in London.
When: Mon, Aug 4, 2014 until Fri, Aug 15, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Where: C-R Kids Performing Arts School
For ages 11-16! C-R Productions is on a mission to bring the theater experience to children and young adults of all ages this summer. All camps will fill up so don't wait. Register today! All Singing...All Dancing...All Acting. • KIDS CAMP (AGES 6­-10) JULY 28­-AUGUST 8 • JUNIOR CAMP (AGES 11­-16) AUGUST 4-­15 • Monday-­Friday ­ 9:00am-­3:00pm Or sign up for theater classes, voice lessons or college prep assistance at crkids.org or call 237-­5858.
When: Wed, Aug 6, 2014 until Wed, Sep 10, 2014 | 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: Shaker Road Loudonville Fire Department
Cost: $30 if received by first class; walk-ins $8 per class
Through this class, instructors Jim and Anne Marie Tibbetts will blend Pilates and Yoga exercises for strength, flexibility and stability. They will also combine several short intervals of meditation to reduce stress, focus and relax, while offering tips on optimum nutrition teaching (while stretching with yoga). A hand-out will be given in each class to review and practice at home. The fusion of Yoga, Pilates and meditation will help you create a "new me." All exercise levels welcome!
When: Fri, Aug 8, 2014 until Thu, Aug 21, 2014 | 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Where: Sorelle Gallery - Stuyvesant Plaza
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Sorelle Gallery Artist Feature: Christine Averill-Green on display August 8 - August 21.
When: Mon, Aug 11, 2014 until Fri, Aug 22, 2014 | 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Where: Blue Sky Music Studios
Cost: $425
Over a 2 week period, participants will be placed in bands, with the focus being on playing with other musicians. Bands will work on cover songs AND original music written in the camp. The last 2 days will be a recording session in our state of the art recording studio, where the ensembles will be recorded onto a CD for each student to take home! Some of the topics covered will be tempo & groove, intonation, time feels, instrument tone, song form and listening skills. For more information give us a call 518.478.7862 or visit our website.
When: Tue, Aug 12, 2014 until Sun, Aug 17, 2014 | 8:00 AM to 11:00 PM
Where: Altamont, NY
Cost: $15 Tues – Wed, $17 Thurs-Sun
Head to the annual Altamont Fair for new and old traditions and an array of shows and attractions! There will be live music every day, concessions, vendors, and also a wide variety of exciting fair rides.

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