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Albany Events for April 20, 2014 - May 05, 2014 : Charities & Fundraisers

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When: Today until Tue, Apr 22, 2014 | 6:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Where: Cafe 217
Cost: $35.00+ tax, tip and bar
ABB Event and J.A.M. Productions proudly presents it's 7th installment of "Dinner and Vagina!" Part of V-Day 2014: Albany and raising money locally for The Upper Hudson Planned Parenthood and nationally for the V-Day Campaign it's a night of dinner theater you won't soon forget. For the price of admission $35.00 (+tax, tip, bar) you receive a three course meal followed by a full staged reading of Eve Ensler's "The Vagina Monologues." Reservations Required. Call (518) 253-9821
When: Wed, Apr 23, 2014 | 5:30 PM to 7:30 AM
Where: Hilton Garden Inn at Albany Medical Center
Cost: $20
LLS: Networking for Research. Hosted by LLS Woman of the Year Candidate: Carney McGuire. This event is an opportunity to network with local business professional and to support a great cause! 100% of your ticket and event proceeds go to research for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
When: Wed, Apr 23, 2014 | 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: Heaven On Earth Beauty Salon
Cost: $5
Please help us support the diversity and growth of the FAB (fashion and beauty) industries in Upstate, NY by donating $5 or more through EventBrite, or at the door on the day of the event. THIS MONTHS collections will be going to Electric City Couture, the Capital Region's largest, original juried runway fashion extravaganza. Find Beauty Fix on Facebook!
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When: Thu, Apr 24, 2014
Where: Participating Restaurants
The 11th Annual Dining Out For Life returns to the Capital Region on Thursday, April 24, 2014. Restaurants from Columbia County to the Canadian Border, join in this one-day celebration of food, friendship and fundraising!
When: Fri, Apr 25, 2014 | 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Where: 90 State Street
Cost: $95 each
Seton Health Foundation's 13th Annual Hopscotch & Slide in the Emerald City. Join us for an evening of live music, food & beverage tasting stations, Raffle on the Rocks and more. Hopscotch & Slide is not just an event, it’s an experience!
When: Fri, Apr 25, 2014 | 7:00 PM to 10:30 PM
Where: The Century Club 130 Guy Park Ave, Amsterdam, NY 12010
Cost: $20/advance $25/door
This concert will be the first in a series of concerts to raise money for a new roof for the Old Fort Historic Site - 1749 home of Sir William Johnson. Sara Milonovich and Greg Anderson are Grammy nominated musicians playing American folk/rock, Bluegrass and Celtic music. All proceeds benefit Old Fort Johnson Roof Replacement Fund.
When: Fri, Apr 25, 2014 until Sat, Apr 26, 2014 | 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: The Arts Center of the Capital Region
Cost: $5 for Arts Center Members, or with a postcard $6 at the door
Join us for the second annual Arts Center Fine Arts and Crafts Festival on April 25th and 26th. The event will showcase juried original works in pottery, metal, glass, paper, and fiber, created by the region's top artists and craftspeople.This two-day indoor show is located in and all proceeds benefit The Arts Center of the Capital Region.
When: Sat, Apr 26, 2014 | 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Where: Multiple Locations
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Join us Saturday, April 26th from 10am - 2pm for our 4th Annual Spring Clean…Live Green E-Waste Collection Event! Celebrate Earth Day with us and recycle your unwanted electronic items! We are offering five convenient drop-off locations at our apartment communities throughout the Capital Region (Colonie, Guilderland, Schenectady, Brunswick, and Queensbury). Through our partnership with eLot Recycling, we are able to provide the community with a safe, easy way to dispose of their unwanted electronics.
When: Sat, Apr 26, 2014 | 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Where: Hilton Garden Inn Clifton Park
Cost: $25
Join us at our 20th Annual Celebration of Survivorship Luncheon. Free for breast cancer survivors; family and friends are $25.00. Tickets may be purchased from our website. Please RSVP by April 22, 2014!
When: Sat, Apr 26, 2014 | 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Where: Autumn Run Stables | 804 North Road in West Glenville
This event will launch our “soon-to-be” nonprofit Halters of Hope. Lead Lines of Love FREE of charge Equine Assisted Counseling program (see attached press release) and to celebrate our farm’s 202nd, our horse program’s 15th, and Nanette’s 47th Birthdays.
When: Sat, Apr 26, 2014 | 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Where: Bethlehem Community Church, 201 Elm Ave, Delmar NY 12054
Cost: $15
Come Zumba® for Multiple Sclerosis! Saturday, April 26 from 2-4pm. Bethlehem Community Church, 201 Elm Ave, Delmar. $15 donation. Checks payable to National MS Society. Organized by Team Docous and P&C Promotional Printing
When: Sat, Apr 26, 2014 | 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Where: Troy Prospect Park
Cost: $15
The 3rd Annual Charity Grown Up Egg Hunt includes eggs filled with gift cards, candy, and items from 150 businesses including restaurants, and boutiques. Gift certificates range in value from $5 to $125. There will also be a raffle, silent auction, and DJ. The admission fee includes a free raffle ticket, entry to the egg hunt, and food while it lasts.
When: Sat, Apr 26, 2014 | 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: Angelo's 677 Prime Restaurant
Cost: 100
The Huntington's Disease Society of America invites you to attend the second annual Corks & Forks - sponsored by Empire Wine and Liquor Outlet along with The Albany Society for the Advancement of Philanthropy. The exclusive 677 Prime in Albany will be the setting for the evening. Attendees will savor an array of over 100 fine wines. A series of delectable hors d'oeuvres will complement the wines. Guests will have the chance to bid on event tickets, dining gift cards and jewelry at the event's fantastic silent auction!
When: Sun, Apr 27, 2014 | 10:15 AM
Where: 852 Ashmore Ave, Schenectady, NY 12309
Cost: $18-28
Come join us at the 6th Annual Cherry Blossom 5K Race hosted by the Congregation Gates of Heaven (and 2K Wellness Walk) for ALS, to be held rain or shine in Niskayuna, New York, on Sunday, April 27, 2014. This event benefits the St. Peter's ALS Regional Center. This year's edition will feature a 5K Race and 1.5M Walk for Hope. So whether you like to run fast or stroll leisurely, we have an event for you!
When: Wed, Apr 30, 2014 | 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: Stuyvesant Plaza, 1475 Western Avenue, Albany, NY 12203
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Unity House will host an Evoke Style Shopping Night at Stuyvesant Plaza on Wednesday, April 30 from 5 to 8 p.m. to help support its programs for individuals and families who are living in poverty, living with mental illness or HIV/AIDS, victims of domestic violence, and children with development delays.
When: Thu, May 1, 2014 | 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: Hilton Garden Inn, Clifton Park
Cost: $50
Helping Hands and Academy Nursery School's Second Annual Taste of Spring Gathering features an evening of Lavish hors d'oeuvres and food stations provided by Angelo's Prime Bar & Grill/Mazzone Hospitality. Don't miss the opportunity to bid on amazing silent auction items, win themed baskets and much more. The money raised at the event will help us continue our mission to provide high quality preschool special education services in the Capital Region.
When: Thu, May 1, 2014 | 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: The Hilton Garden Inn Clifton Park
Cost: $50 reserve by Friday April 25th
This signature event will feature lavish hors d’oeuvres and food stations by Angelo’s Prime Bar & Grill/Mazzone Hospitality. There also will be a dessert competition, silent auction, iPad Air raffle and a wide variety of baskets to take a chance on winning. Event tickets cost $50 and need to be reserved by Friday, April 25th.
When: Thu, May 1, 2014 | 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: NYS Museum, Terrace Gallery
Cost: Culinary Showcase $75 / Honorary Committee $150
It’s almost time for the tastiest event in Albany! Join us for a night of food, fun and fighting homelessness at A Taste Of Albany!
When: Thu, May 1, 2014 | 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: Spectrum Theater 290 Delaware Ave. Albany, NY 12209
Cost: $25.00
"On the Street" - Albany native and award winning film director, John Spellos, donates screening and Q&A for the documentary film, "On the Street" at Spectrum Movie Theatre to benefit Grassroot Givers, a local Albany 501(c)(3). "On the Street" reflects the work of well known, New York City based photographer, Amy Arbus, who photographed people on the streets of NYC in the 1980's, for the Village Voice.
When: Fri, May 2, 2014 | 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM
Where: Wolferts Roost Country Club - Senior Services of Albany
Cost: $75.00
Honoring 10 individuals in the Capital Region who continue to give back to the community in so many ways. 2014 winners to be honored include Congressman Paul Tonko, Mike Ryan of Modern Press, Stephen Coffee, Attorney at Law, Ed Ryan, Attorney at Law, Dr. Mark Sullivan, Education, Nellie Morton, Education, Brian Barr, Health & Human Services, Gene Nachamkin, Health & Human Services, Garry J. Kearns, Volunteerism, Ben Mendel, Volunteerism. Come join us for an amazing luncheon honoring these deserving individuals.
When: Fri, May 2, 2014 | 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Where: miSci
Cost: $125 per person
Enjoy an incredible evening of gourmet cuisine, premier networking, exciting silent auction, live music and a ground fireworks display. All this and more while experiencing the wonders of miSci (Museum of Innovation and Science). Friday evening, May 2, 2014 from 6pm - 8pm at miSci. $125 per person benefits miSci programs and exhibitions. Call Carmel Patrick at 518-382-7890 x 250 or email carmel.patrick@misci.org.
When: Sat, May 3, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Where: Cook Park (Sharon Drive Pavilion), Colonie, NY
Cost: $20
Bark For Life is a non-competitive dog walk that celebrates our canine caregivers and survivors while raising funds and awareness in the fight against cancer. In addition to a 1-mile walk, there is music, games & activities, food, vendors and more. A dog is not required to participate. Pre-registration is recommended but not required. $20/person + 1 dog. Find us on Facebook - Bark For Life of Albany-Colonie.
When: Sat, May 3, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where: Community Resource Federal Credit Union
Cost: Free
Stop by our 20 Wade Road, Latham office with your water, soda and beer cans and bottles for donation to the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society.
When: Sat, May 3, 2014 | 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Where: University at Albany, Liberty Terrace Indian Pond Trail
Cost: Donation*
The Out of the Darkness Campus Walks are part of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention's (AFSP) signature fundraising campaign, designed to engage young people in AFSP's mission and programs with 3-5 mile walks each spring at colleges and high schools across the country.
When: Sat, May 3, 2014 | 6:30 PM
Where: Hall of Springs
Cost: 250
Lighting the Path to a Cure Beacon of Hope Award presented to Angelo Mazzone, Owner of Mazzone Hospitality 6:30 PM Cocktail Hour 8:00 PM Dinner Program Entertainment by Grand Central Station Formal Portraits by Smile Lounge Photo Booth, NY Ferri Formals and Tuxego are poised to give you a picture-perfect evening with a 10% discount on purchases and rentals when you mention the Gala of Hope
When: Sun, May 4, 2014 | 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Where: Hudson Valley Community College's Siek Campus Center
Cost: $25
Join Capital District Community Gardens for a buffet style brunch! Enjoy culinary fare prepared by 100 local chefs and bakers, bid on Mother's Day gifts and more in a silent auction, listen to live music and involve your children in activities provided by the Scotia-Glenville Children's Museum. Proceeds benefit CDCG's programs including, 50 Community Gardens, The Veggie Mobile, The Produce Project, The Healthy Convenience Store Initiative, Squash Hunger and more.
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When: Sun, May 4, 2014 | 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Where: American Hotel in Sharon Springs
Cost: Donation is $25 pp in advance, or $30 at the door
The Our Brothers' Keepers Foundation invites you to join us for a Sunday brunch benefit at the historic American Hotel in Sharon Springs. The inn was built in 1847, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The OBKF is a grassroots organization that raises funds to support services offered to people living with HIV/AIDS and their families. Take advantage of this historic event and support this great cause.

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