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When: Today | 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Where: Washington Park, Albany, New York
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Once again the Department of Recreation would like to challenge City of Albany Residents to get physically active this summer! Beginning in late June and going through the end of August, we will be offering a variety ...
When: Today | 10:00 AM
Where: Five Rivers Environmental Education Center, 56 Game Farm Road, Delmar
In the middle of the dog days of summer, the Vlomankill Trail, with its shaded paths and trickling stream, offers a refreshing respite. Along the trail, we’ll stop and chat with a geosciences class from the University ...

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When: Today | 12:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Where: Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
The Black Arts and Cultural Festival presented by McDonald’s starring Will Downing
When: Today | 2:00 PM
Where: Five Rivers Environmental Education Center, 56 Game Farm Road, Delmar
Join Dr. John Mylroie, of the Department of Geosciences, Mississippi State University, for a presentation about caves of the Northeast. Dr. Mylroie has recently published a book about how glaciation affected caves in ...

When: Today | 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Where: Sand Lake Center for the Arts, 2880 NY Highway 43, Averill Park, NY
Cost: $4
Youth Theatre Players presents "Where in the World did the Van Gogh Go" on July 31 at 7pm and Aug 1 at 2:30pm. at the Sand Lake Center for the Arts. Directed by Val Kavanaugh and Sue Frost, where did the famous Van ...

When: Today until Sat, Aug 8, 2015
Where: South Grand Street, Cobleskill, NY
The 2015 Schoharie County Sunshine Fair takes place August 1 - August 8, 2015. There will be fun for all ages with tractor pulls, parade, fireworks, demo derby live music and more!
When: Mon, Aug 3, 2015 | 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Where: Cohoes Community Center, 22 Remsen St # 40, Cohoes, NY
Every Monday, the Farm to Preschool Market offers a comfortable location for children and families to learn about, sample, and purchase fresh fruits and vegetables directly from local farmers. A new food sample with ...
When: Mon, Aug 3, 2015 | 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Where: Westland Hills Park
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Once again the Department of Recreation would like to challenge City of Albany Residents to get physically active this summer! Beginning in late June and going through the end of August, we will be offering a variety ...
When: Mon, Aug 3, 2015 | 10:00 AM
Where: Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library, 475 Moe Rd, Clifton Park
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Parents and preschoolers ages 2 - 4 are invited to drop-in to play and read together using age-appropriate toys, books and puzzles. Siblings are welcome; no registration is required but space may be limited. For more ...
When: Mon, Aug 3, 2015 | 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM
Where: Boys & Girls Club, 21 Delaware Avenue, Albany, NY
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Run, Jump and Play with the Boys & Girls Club of Albany at the Triple Play Mobile Tour! Driving across the country this summer to keep America's youth healthy, the mobile exercise extravaganza will stop at the Delaware ...

- BEST BET!
When: Mon, Aug 3, 2015 | 7:00 PM
Where: The Linda - WAMC's Performing Arts Center, 339 Central Ave, Albany, NY 12206
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Just 60 miles north of New York City sits the poverty-stricken town of Newburgh, where, in 2009, four men were LURED by a shady Pakistani man into a plot to bomb Jewish centers in the Bronx. But once the men were on ...
When: Tue, Aug 4, 2015 | 12:00 PM
Where: Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library, 475 Moe Rd
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Join us on Tuesdays for lunch and little reading time. Teens entering grades 6-12 are welcome to, talk about books or kick back at this easy-going get-together. Registration is required for each session. Please register ...
When: Tue, Aug 4, 2015 | 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Where: YWCA NorthEastern NY, 44 Washington Ave, Schenectady, NY
Every Tuesday, the Farm to Preschool Market offers a comfortable location for children and families to learn about, sample, and purchase fresh fruits and vegetables directly from local farmers. A new food sample with ...
When: Tue, Aug 4, 2015 | 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Where: Washington Park, Albany, New York
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Once again the Department of Recreation would like to challenge City of Albany Residents to get physically active this summer! Beginning in late June and going through the end of August, we will be offering a variety ...
When: Tue, Aug 4, 2015 | 11:00 AM
Where: Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library, 475 Moe Rd, Clifton Park
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Help your children gain more confidence in their reading abilities and improve their reading skills with this special therapy dog program in the Children’s Library. Children build confidence from the experience and ...
When: Wed, Aug 5, 2015 | 10:30 AM
Where: Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library, 475 Moe Rd
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
The Library invites children ages 2-5 to DROP-IN on Wednesdays for stories, songs and coloring with our librarians and teen volunteers. No registration necessary; children must accompanied by an adult.
When: Wed, Aug 5, 2015 | 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Where: CEO Lansingburgh Family Resource Center, 754 4th Avenue, Troy, NY
Ever Wednesday, the Farm to Preschool Market offers a comfortable location for children and families to learn about, sample, and purchase fresh fruits and vegetables directly from local farmers. A new food sample with ...
When: Wed, Aug 5, 2015 | 6:00 PM
Where: Lincoln Park Bowl
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Once again the Department of Recreation would like to challenge City of Albany Residents to get physically active this summer! Beginning in late June and going through the end of August, we will be offering a variety ...
When: Wed, Aug 5, 2015 | 2:30 PM
Where: Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library, 475 Moe Rd, Clifton Park
Cost: FREE ADMISSION (Grades 6 and up)
Super foods, super health and fitness. Join the Honest Weight Food Co-Op in the exploration and preparation of foods that are not only good for you, but are good and tasty treats. Registration is required for each session. ...

When: Wed, Aug 5, 2015 | 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Where: The Doane Stuart School, 199 Washington Avenue, Rensselaer, NY
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Admission Reception are held during the week and give families the chance to "drop in" and take a tour with current students, meet the Admission team, and chat with members of the faculty. Receptions run from 4:00-5:30pm ...
- BEST BET!
When: Wed, Aug 5, 2015 | 5:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Where: Green Island Bridge Parking Lot, Downtown Troy
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Every Wednesday evening from June 10th through August 12th the Downtown Troy Business Improvement District and the City of Troy, present Rockin' on the River! This free, outdoor concert series gives music fans a wonderful ...

- BEST BET!
When: Wed, Aug 5, 2015 | 8:00 PM
Where: West Capitol Park
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Outdoor movie nights return to Albany in August, featuring films suitable for the entire family in West Capitol Park. Food and beverage vendors will be on site, including Stewart’s ice cream.

When: Thu, Aug 6, 2015 | 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Where: 912 Route 146, St. George's Church parking lot
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Every Thursday afternoon from 2 to 5 p.m., several local farms and producers sell a range of fresh food-including vegetables, fruit, meat, poultry, eggs, cheese, jam, baked goods and prepared foods-as well as garden ...
When: Thu, Aug 6, 2015 | 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Where: Parsons Early Learning Center, 125 Bigelow Ave, Schenectady, NY
Every Thursday, the Farm to Preschool Market offers a comfortable location for children and families to learn about, sample, and purchase fresh fruits and vegetables directly from local farmers. A new food sample with ...
When: Thu, Aug 6, 2015 | 10:00 AM
Where: Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library, 475 Moe Rd, Clifton Park
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Lisa Dougherty, a skilled genealogical researcher, will be here to help you with your questions, roadblocks, and other stumpers. Drop in with questions from 10 to 12, then stay for the roundtable discussion beginning ...
When: Thu, Aug 6, 2015 | 10:00 AM
Where: Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library, 475 Moe Rd, Clifton Park
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Children in grades K-5 and their families are invited to the Library to play and build with our LEGO and KEVA materials. You can create with our theme in mind: Ready, Set…Action! or come up with a creation of your own! ...
When: Thu, Aug 6, 2015 | 1:00 PM
Where: Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library, 475 Moe Rd, Clifton Park
Cost: FREE ADMISSION (Grades K-3)
Back by popular demand! Come and test your knowledge at the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Library. Bring a friend, bring a team or come alone. Food, fun and prizes will be provided. For teens entering grades 6 and up; registration ...

When: Thu, Aug 6, 2015 | 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Where: Clifton Park Elks Lodge, 695 MacElroy Road, Ballston Lake, NY
Cost: Varies
The Clifton Park Elks hold bingo every Thursday evening (except major holidays). There are a wide range of games including a progressive jackpot and 'bonus ball'. Proceeds help support the Elks' Charity Programs. The ...
When: Fri, Aug 7, 2015 | 10:00 AM
Where: Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library, 475 Moe Rd, Clifton Park
Cost: FREE ADMISSION (Grades K-3)
Join us to watch the Academy Award nominated movie Selma, the story of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s historical struggle to secure voting rights for all people and the epic march he led from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama ...
When: Fri, Aug 7, 2015 | 2:00 PM
Where: Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library, 475 Moe Rd, Clifton Park
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Drop-in for the presentation of this family film about a robotics prodigy named Hiro and his companion Baymax as they work with their hi-tech hero friends to unwrap a dangerous mystery. This film is rated PG; no registration ...

When: Fri, Aug 7, 2015 | 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: Tricentennial Park (Broadway and Columbia Street), Downtown Albany
Fork in the Road is a Food Truck Event taking place in conjunction with 1st Friday Albany on May 1, June 5, August 7, September 4, and October 2, 2015!
When: Fri, Aug 7, 2015 | 7:30 PM
Where: Five Rivers Environmental Education Center, 56 Game Farm Road, Delmar
Bats are fascinating animals whose populations are in trouble. Some species in New York State have declined by more than 90 percent in the last ten years. Five Rivers has been counting bats at the center’s Jones Barn ...
When: Sat, Aug 8, 2015 | 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Where: Washington Park, Albany, New York
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Once again the Department of Recreation would like to challenge City of Albany Residents to get physically active this summer! Beginning in late June and going through the end of August, we will be offering a variety ...
When: Sat, Aug 8, 2015 | 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Iroquois Indian Museum, 324 Caverns Rd, Howes Cave, NY 12092
Cost: Free with paid admission to museum
Catch the Basket: Mary and Samantha Jacobs, Seneca bead workers from Allegany Catch the Basket is an artist demonstration series which brings together a rising generation of Iroquois artisans in an interpretive setting ...

When: Sat, Aug 8, 2015 | 5:30 PM
Where: Karen's Country Kitchen, Hunter, NY
Cost: $3
Bringing award winning poets to the Catskills! Each evening will consist of a workshop and performance by the featured poet, followed by an open mic, in which the community is encouraged to present. Workshop 5:30PM-6:30PM, ...
When: Sat, Aug 8, 2015 until Sun, Aug 9, 2015 | 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Round Lake, NY
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
This highly anticipated annual event is set up along the paved bike path in Round Lake, NY. Thousands of people flock to this show to find one of a kind handmade items from local artists, and wander through the beautiful ...
When: Mon, Aug 10, 2015 | 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Where: Cohoes Community Center, 22 Remsen St # 40, Cohoes, NY
Every Monday, the Farm to Preschool Market offers a comfortable location for children and families to learn about, sample, and purchase fresh fruits and vegetables directly from local farmers. A new food sample with ...
When: Mon, Aug 10, 2015 | 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Where: Westland Hills Park
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Once again the Department of Recreation would like to challenge City of Albany Residents to get physically active this summer! Beginning in late June and going through the end of August, we will be offering a variety ...
When: Tue, Aug 11, 2015 | 12:00 PM
Where: Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library, 475 Moe Rd
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Join us on Tuesdays for lunch and little reading time. Teens entering grades 6-12 are welcome to, talk about books or kick back at this easy-going get-together. Registration is required for each session. Please register ...
When: Tue, Aug 11, 2015 | 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Where: YWCA NorthEastern NY, 44 Washington Ave, Schenectady, NY
Every Tuesday, the Farm to Preschool Market offers a comfortable location for children and families to learn about, sample, and purchase fresh fruits and vegetables directly from local farmers. A new food sample with ...
When: Tue, Aug 11, 2015 | 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Where: Washington Park, Albany, New York
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Once again the Department of Recreation would like to challenge City of Albany Residents to get physically active this summer! Beginning in late June and going through the end of August, we will be offering a variety ...

When: Tue, Aug 11, 2015 until Sun, Aug 16, 2015 | 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.
- BEST BET!
When: Wed, Aug 12, 2015
Where: Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Held in conjunction with the Empire State Plaza Farmers Market, the “Made in the Shade of The Egg” outdoor series is held at noon on Wednesdays between June 3 and August 26.
When: Wed, Aug 12, 2015 | 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Where: CEO Lansingburgh Family Resource Center, 754 4th Avenue, Troy, NY
Ever Wednesday, the Farm to Preschool Market offers a comfortable location for children and families to learn about, sample, and purchase fresh fruits and vegetables directly from local farmers. A new food sample with ...
When: Wed, Aug 12, 2015 | 6:00 PM
Where: Lincoln Park Bowl
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Once again the Department of Recreation would like to challenge City of Albany Residents to get physically active this summer! Beginning in late June and going through the end of August, we will be offering a variety ...
- BEST BET!
When: Wed, Aug 12, 2015 | 5:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Where: Green Island Bridge Parking Lot, Downtown Troy
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Every Wednesday evening from June 10th through August 12th the Downtown Troy Business Improvement District and the City of Troy, present Rockin' on the River! This free, outdoor concert series gives music fans a wonderful ...
When: Thu, Aug 13, 2015 | 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Where: Parsons Early Learning Center, 125 Bigelow Ave, Schenectady, NY
Every Thursday, the Farm to Preschool Market offers a comfortable location for children and families to learn about, sample, and purchase fresh fruits and vegetables directly from local farmers. A new food sample with ...

When: Thu, Aug 13, 2015 | 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Where: 912 Route 146, St. George's Church parking lot
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Every Thursday afternoon from 2 to 5 p.m., several local farms and producers sell a range of fresh food-including vegetables, fruit, meat, poultry, eggs, cheese, jam, baked goods and prepared foods-as well as garden ...

When: Thu, Aug 13, 2015 | 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Where: The Doane Stuart School, 199 Washington Avenue, Rensselaer, NY
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Admission Receptions are held during the week and give families the chance to "drop in" and take a tour with current students, meet the Admission team, and chat with members of the faculty. Receptions run from 4:00-5:30pm ...

When: Thu, Aug 13, 2015 | 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: Sand Lake Center for the Arts, 2880 NY-43, Averill Park, NY
Cost: $50 per person
Come join us at the Old Daley Inn on Crooked Lake for our 8th annual A Taste of Sand Lake event to benefit the Sand Lake Center for the Arts. This lively and fun event will be held on Thursday August 13th from 6-9. ...
When: Thu, Aug 13, 2015 | 10:30 AM
Where: Albany Movement & Fitness LLC, 18 Corporate Woods Blvd, Albany , NY
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Members are welcome to join the Capital Region Chamber as we celebrate the first annivesary of Albany Movement & Fitness with a ribbon cutting. Registration is not required for this event.
When: Fri, Aug 14, 2015 | 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Where: The Egg Performing Arts Center
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Returning to The Egg Performing Arts Center for its 15th consecutive year, the Ajkun Ballet Theatre celebrates an incredibly successful run with events free of charge for the audience.
When: Sat, Aug 15, 2015 | 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Where: Washington Park, Albany, New York
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Once again the Department of Recreation would like to challenge City of Albany Residents to get physically active this summer! Beginning in late June and going through the end of August, we will be offering a variety ...

- BEST BET!
When: Sat, Aug 15, 2015 | 7:00 PM
Where: The Linda - WAMC's Performing Arts Center, 339 Central Ave, Albany, NY 12206
Cost: $8
The indie comedy "Fourth Man Out," filmed in and around Albany last summer, tells the story of Adam, your average working-class auto mechanic living in small-town America, and his tightly-knit band of bros -- Chris, ...
When: Thu, Aug 6, 2015 | 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 week. Promotions, SNAP/EBT accepted. Our vendors so far for 2015: Buhrmaster Farms, Indian House Farms, Soulicious (tasty soul ...
When: Thu, Aug 13, 2015 | 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 week. Promotions, SNAP/EBT accepted. Our vendors so far for 2015: Buhrmaster Farms, Indian House Farms, Soulicious (tasty soul ...

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