Where: Participating Locations, Downtown Albany, NY
Back for the the third year in a row, the Downtown Albany Business Improvement District (BID) presents the "Jingle. Elf. Quest." which will begin Wednesday, December 4th and run through Wednesday, December 11th, 2013.
Contra, square and international folk dancing, singing, playparty games. All dances taught. No experience or partner needed. Caller Paul Rosenberg with live string band music by Tame Rutabaga. Sponsored by Dance Flurry Organization.
Old Songs' participatory dance series features fun, simple dances from the U.S. and around the world. for every age and ability. All dances will be taught and will include circles, contras and squares.
Where: Century House, A Clarion Hotel 997 New Loudon Road Latham, NY 12110
Come celebrate the holidays with the Women’s Business Council. Join us to build relationships and spread holiday cheer. There will be hors d’oeuvres, light lunch fare, and silent and live auctions displaying a variety of spectacular items and services.
Where: Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York 965 Albany Shaker Road Latham, NY 12110
The Capital District chapters of the Albany Ad Club, Alliance for Women in Media, American Marketing Association, and Women's Press Club are pleased to announce this year's holiday mixer, "White Out Hunger" at the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York.
Where: St. Edward's Church, Social Hall, 569 Clifton Park Center Road, Clifton Park, NY 12065
This program is designed to provide basic information that everyone needs to know about memory loss issues and what they mean for all of us. The program explores the difference between memory loss brought about by normal aging vs. Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. Appropriate Audience - anyone interested in learning more about Alzheimer's disease and dementia.
Come mingle with local businesses right before the Holidays! There will be vendors for all of your last minute Christmas shopping needs, Food and Wine tastings, Letters to Santa, Pictures with Santa and so much more.. This is going to be a nice Holiday Party which is FREE to the public! There will be something to do for the Whole Family so come on out on a nice winter evening for food, drinks and FUN!!
Q.U.I.L.T. Inc. will meet on Friday, December 13, 2013 at the Delmar Reformed Church, 386 Delaware Ave, Delmar NY. The general meeting starts at 9:45 AM; doors open at 9:15. There will be no visitor donation for this meeting. This is our Holiday meeting and we will have a gift and cookie exchange, giant show and share and the 2013 Program Chair Challenge - Finish ANY UFO quilt project.
Cost:$5.00, free for members of the Schenectady County Historical Society
Thirst: A Civil War Story tells of a young Union volunteer from New York State who runs from a skirmish in the days following the bloody 1863 battle of Gettysburg. The film is inspired by a story by Stephen Crane, the author of The Red Badge of Courage, and echoes that famous novel.The thirty minute film will be followed by a panel discussion with the film's producer, Audrey Kupferberg.
Come out for the St. Peter’s Cardiac & Vascular Center Last Run 5K! This beautiful course is great for runners of all levels. Starts at Washington Avenue near Albany City hall, then heads up State Street into Washington Park
Where: Walmarts in Saratoga Springs and East Greenbush
The holiday season comes with two main priorities: shop til' you drop and give back to those in need. On December 14th you can do both! The Cops on Top event will have local law enforcement officials on the roofs of local Walmarts while volunteers collect donations for the Special Olympics of New York.
Hosted by Nancy Klepsch and Dan Wilcox, this is one of the Capital Region's best open mic venues for poetry and spoken word. Bring friends and prose for performance in The Arts Center's black box theater.
When: Today until Wed, Dec 11, 2013
| 7:30 PM to 8:15 PM
Where: Coby's Cafe, 549 Main Street, Cobleskill, NY
Join agribusiness specialist and author, Dr. Jason Evans as he unravels the complexities of the current farm bill. Go beyond the sound bites and political posturing and learn about the real impact of the bill on consumers, farmers and the food supply.
When: Today until Wed, Dec 18, 2013
| 5:45 PM to 6:45 PM
Where: Shaker Road Loudonville Fire Department
Cost:$72 if received by September 21; or walk-ins $10 per class
Instructor Tracy Cipriani's workout mixes body sculpting movements with dance steps derived from merengue, salsa, reggaeton and hip hop to mambo, rumba, flamenco and calypso. The routine features aerobic interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms.
The Barrel Saloon is the perfect location for a weekly Poker night, and after much research into legal regulations and the logistics of poker, we have put together a weekly Wednesday night poker tournament.
Every Wednesday, starting October 2nd, at 7pm we will be playing Texas Holden with weekly prizes for ultimate standing.
The League will run for 3 months and you don't have to place every week, but the person with the highest percentage will move on to the tournament.
There is no fee and registration is from 6-7pm October 2nd. Please visit the Ultimate Pub Poker Tour for tournament information.
The Center for Disability Services sponsored art exhibit highlighting the creativity and talents of consumers of varying ages and abilities from preschool through senior citizen. Staff exhibits began in 2008 and were incorporated with consumers for an inclusive exhibit in 2010.
2 x 2 Collective: double consciousness is a collaboration of four artists: Ben Altman, Maria Driscoll McMahon, Sandra Stephens and guest artist Carla Rae Johnson. Working with the gallery space in both traditional and non-traditional ways, the artists find common ground in their uses of the figure at the intersections of the social, political and the personal.
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
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 Sun, Dec 8, 2013
| 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Where: Sand Lake Center for the Arts 2880 NY 43 Averill Park, New York
Cost:$16.00, $10.00 if under 18
Come enjoy this fast paced farce set in the French countryside! Join us at the Sand Lake Center for the Arts from November 29th-December 8th and laugh along while our characters try to figure out this sticky situation. Tickets are just $16.00, we hope to see you there!
When: Today until Mon, Dec 16, 2013
| 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Schenectady County Historical Society & YWCA 21 First Street Troy, NY 12180
The Schenectady County Historical Society and the YWCA are hosting the 7th Annual Festival of Trees featuring a festive collection of lit trees decorated by local businesses and organizations. Come get into the holiday spirit!
When: Today until Mon, Jan 20, 2014
| 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: miSci- 15 Nott Terrace Heights Schenectady, NY 12308
Cost:Free with admission ($6.50 - $9.50)
Model Trains are back at miSci this holiday season! See the trains run on an elaborate display, then stay and play! This year's exhibit also features toys you don't have at home. Play a song on a walk-on piano, construct your own playhouse with giant building bricks, and lots more!
When: Today until Fri, Dec 20, 2013
| 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: 2431 Sixth Avenue Troy, New York 12180
As the holidays approach and we reflect and give thanks for the blessings in our lives, let us remember those who are facing more difficult times. The people we serve struggle daily to provide for their families. For many of our children, the toys provided by Unity House and our generous donors may be the only ones they receive.
Now in its 3rd year, the tremendously popular Empire State Plaza Ice Rink is open daily December 7 through March, from 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. and skating is free. Located in the shadow of the majestic
State Capitol, amenities include a full-service snack bar, and a skate lounge with lockers and music.
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