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When: Today until Fri, Aug 7, 2015 | 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM
Where: The Genius Plaza - 511 Moe Road, Clifton Park, NY 12065
Cost: $120 per week - Registration: http://thegeniusplaza.com/robots-builder/
Robotics is our beginner's class where your child will learn to build and program robots using Lego Education's award-winning WeDo™ robotics and programming software. In Robotics 1, students follow step-by-step on-screen ...

When: Today until Fri, Aug 7, 2015 | 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM
Where: The Genius Plaza - 511 Moe Road, Clifton Park, NY 12065
Cost: $120 per week - Registration: http://thegeniusplaza.com/international-summer-australia/
Welcome to International Summer - Australia! Pack your suitcases, we are going to explore around the world in 8 weeks. Students will receive a passport and create a suitcase where they will store their memories from ...
When: Today until Fri, Aug 7, 2015 | 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Where: Proctors Theatre
Cost: $175
Join us for this hands-on exploration of photography in the digital age. Students are immersed in the art and craft of still photography, while learning to make the most of the tools they have to capture great images. ...
When: Today until Fri, Aug 7, 2015 | 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Where: Proctors Theatre
Cost: $175
Proctors and The Costumer bring you an exciting new theatrical learning experience! Let your imagination run wild as you explore the science and artistry of stage makeup! This fun, hands-on exploration into the world ...
When: Today until Fri, Aug 7, 2015 | 8:30 AM to 11:15 AM
Where: Brown School 150 Corlaer Ave. Schenectady, NY 12304
Cost: $165
This summer KidzArt takes artists on a journey across this great nation, exploring different American painters, sculptors, monuments and treasures of the United States. Artists will learn about history as you explore ...
When: Today | 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: Today | 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 ...
When: Sat, Aug 8, 2015 | 12:00 PM
Where: The Barn, 56 Second Street, Albany, NY 12210
Cost: $10
African drum and dance classes, Saturdays at The Barn, 56 Second Street, Albany. Kids Dance - 12:00 pm Drum Class - 1:00 pm Adult Dance - 2:00 pm
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 until Sun, Aug 9, 2015 | 12:30 PM to 1:00 PM
Where: Museum of Innovation and Science (miSci), 15 Nott Terrace Heights, Schenectady, NY
Cost: Free with Paid Admission to Museum
Discover different methods of producing energy from renewable and non-renewable sources at this educator-led science demo. Included with miSci paid admission.
When: Sat, Aug 8, 2015 until Sun, Aug 9, 2015 | 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Where: Museum of Innovation and Science (miSci), 15 Nott Terrace Heights, Schenectady, NY
Cost: Free with Paid Admission to Museum
Test different materials to see if they float or sink, and learn about the properties that help keep them afloat at this educator-led activity. Included with miSci admission.

When: Sat, Aug 8, 2015 until Sun, Aug 9, 2015 | 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Where: Museum of Innovation and Science (miSci), 15 Nott Terrace Heights, Schenectady, NY
Cost: (ages 3-12) admission + $5, (ages 13+) admission + $10, (seniors 65+) admission + $8
Join other museum visitors in this out-of-this-world experience! See what it's like to do experiments in space and take home a souvenir from your experience. Please Note: Space is limited. To guarantee a spot, purchase ...
When: Mon, Aug 10, 2015 | 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Museum of Innovation and Science (miSci), 15 Nott Terrace Heights, Schenectady, NY
Cost: $250 ($225 for members)
Discover water properties and explore water vehicles during this full-day, weeklong class taught by miSci educators. Before and after care is available at $10 per hour. Space is limited. Register by calling 518-382-7890 ...
When: Mon, Aug 10, 2015 | 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Museum of Innovation and Science (miSci), 15 Nott Terrace Heights, Schenectady, NY
Cost: $250 ($225 for members)
Build and program robots with Lego Mindstorm EV 3 as you work in a team. No experience necessary. Kits available for purchase in miSci’s shop. Full-day, weeklong class taught by miSci educators. Before and after care ...
When: Mon, Aug 10, 2015 | 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Museum of Innovation and Science (miSci), 15 Nott Terrace Heights, Schenectady, NY
Cost: $250 ($225 for members)
Investigate gravity & explore space in the new Challenger Learning Center. during this full-day, weeklong class taught by miSci educators. Before and after care is available at $10 per hour. Space is limited. Register ...

When: Mon, Aug 10, 2015 | 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Where: Brown School, 150 Corlaer Avenue, Schenectady, NY 12304
Cost: $150
Heritage Language Camps: Have fun this summer as children of Chinese families gather for this exciting camp. The Heritage Language Camps will be held completely in Chinese. Based on the speaking abilities of your children, ...

When: Mon, Aug 10, 2015 until Fri, Aug 14, 2015 | 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM
Where: The Genius Plaza - 511 Moe Road, Clifton Park, NY 12065
Cost: $120 per week - Registration: http://thegeniusplaza.com/international-summer-mexico/
Welcome to International Summer - Mexico! Pack your suitcases, we are going to explore around the world in 8 weeks. Students will receive a passport and create a suitcase where they will store their memories from the ...

When: Mon, Aug 10, 2015 until Fri, Aug 14, 2015 | 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM
Where: The Genius Plaza - 511 Moe Road, Clifton Park, NY 12065
Cost: $120 per week - Registration: http://thegeniusplaza.com/jewelry-3d-printing/
Have you thought I like that bracelet but I would want it to be smaller, bigger or have a different shape? How cool would it be to create, design and print your own masterpiece? During our Jewelry 3D printing kids will ...
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When: Mon, Aug 10, 2015 until Fri, Aug 14, 2015 | 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Where: Proctors Theatre
Cost: $175
Experience what really happens behind the scenes in a professional theatre! Production Boot Camp puts students side-by-side with professional designers and craftspeople. In one week, they'll learn essential skills ...
When: Mon, Aug 10, 2015 until Fri, Aug 14, 2015 | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Our Savior's Lutheran School, 63 Mountain View Ave. Albany, NY 12205
Cost: $225 - $245
Using LEGO MINDSTORMS components to build and program more advanced projects, interactive tutorials make it easy for campers to reach an advanced level of programming as they learn to build robots that travel, monitor ...
When: Mon, Aug 10, 2015 until Fri, Aug 14, 2015 | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Our Savior's Lutheran School, 63 Mountain View Ave. Albany, NY 12205
Cost: $225 - $235
Camp Young Scientist The Young Scientists Science Day Camp was created in response to requests by parents to have a science camp for their younger children. All Young Scientist activities meet or exceed the National ...

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 until Fri, Aug 14, 2015 | 10:30 AM
Where: Museum of Innovation and Science (miSci), 15 Nott Terrace Heights, Schenectady, NY
Cost: Museum Admission plus $5
Enjoy a special showing of our planetarium show geared especially for young audiences at this first-visit show for preschool audiences. Cost is miSci Admission plus $5.

When: Thu, Aug 13, 2015 until Sat, Aug 15, 2015 | 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Where: Museum of Innovation and Science (miSci), 15 Nott Terrace Heights, Schenectady, NY
Cost: Free with Paid Admission to Museum
Introduce children ages 3 to 5 to science with an educator The Blue Whale, hands-on science, and fun! Sign up with the online option below or by calling to register today! Included with miSci admission. Times: 9:30am ...
When: Sat, Aug 15, 2015 | 12:00 PM
Where: The Barn, 56 Second Street, Albany, NY 12210
Cost: $10
African drum and dance classes, Saturdays at The Barn, 56 Second Street, Albany. Kids Dance - 12:00 pm Drum Class - 1:00 pm Adult Dance - 2:00 pm

When: Sat, Aug 15, 2015 until Sun, Aug 16, 2015 | 12:30 PM to 1:00 PM
Where: Museum of Innovation and Science (miSci), 15 Nott Terrace Heights, Schenectady, NY
Cost: Free with Paid Admission to Museum
Discover different methods of producing energy from renewable and non-renewable sources at this educator-led science demo. Included with miSci paid admission.
When: Sat, Aug 15, 2015 until Sun, Aug 16, 2015 | 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Where: Museum of Innovation and Science (miSci), 15 Nott Terrace Heights, Schenectady, NY
Cost: Free with Paid Admission to Museum
Explore the stages of the water cycle and make a take-home bracelet at this educator-led activity. Included with miSci admission.

When: Sat, Aug 15, 2015 until Sun, Aug 16, 2015 | 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Where: Museum of Innovation and Science (miSci), 15 Nott Terrace Heights, Schenectady, NY
Cost: (ages 3-12) admission + $5, (ages 13+) admission + $10, (seniors 65+) admission + $8
Join other museum visitors in this out-of-this-world experience! See what it's like to do experiments in space and take home a souvenir from your experience. Please Note: Space is limited. To guarantee a spot, purchase ...

When: Sun, Aug 16, 2015 | 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Where: Old Austerlitz, 11550 State Route 22, Austerlitz, NY
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Enjoy a delicious new twist to our Annual Membership Meeting and Presentation program on Sunday, August 16th, starting at 2:00pm in the Morey-Devereaux Barn. This unique presentation will feature author and food historian, ...
When: Mon, Aug 17, 2015 | 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Where: Alzheimer's Association of NENY, 4 Pine West Plaza, Suite 405, Albany, NY
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Three part series held July 20th, August 3rd and August 17th. July 20th: The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia, and Alzheimer's Disease. Provides basic information. August 3rd: Effective Communication Strategies: ...
When: Mon, Aug 17, 2015 | 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Museum of Innovation and Science (miSci), 15 Nott Terrace Heights, Schenectady, NY
Cost: $250 ($225 for members)
Learn how 3-D printing works; find designs and produce them during this full-day, weeklong class taught by miSci educators. Before and after care is available at $10 per hour. Space is limited. Register by calling 518-382-7890 ...
When: Mon, Aug 17, 2015 | 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Museum of Innovation and Science (miSci), 15 Nott Terrace Heights, Schenectady, NY
Cost: $250 ($225 for members)
Take a space voyage in the Challenger Learning Center to explore a comet during this full-day, weeklong class taught by miSci educators. Before and after care is available at $10 per hour. Space is limited. Register ...
When: Mon, Aug 17, 2015 | 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Museum of Innovation and Science (miSci), 15 Nott Terrace Heights, Schenectady, NY
Cost: $250 ($225 for members)
Uncover prehistoric animals of the past during this full-day, weeklong class taught by miSci educators. Before and after care is available at $10 per hour. Space is limited. Register by calling 518-382-7890 x237.

When: Mon, Aug 17, 2015 | 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Where: Omi International Arts Center, 1405 County Route 22, Ghent, NY
Cost: $350
Ages 13+. Instructors: Max Spitzer & CJ Hill. Tuition: $350. This five-day camp will explore the age-old relationship between sculpture and our natural environment. Students will explore the landscape of The Fields ...
When: Mon, Aug 17, 2015 until Fri, Aug 21, 2015 | 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM
Where: The Genius Plaza - 511 Moe Road, Clifton Park, NY 12065
Cost: $120 per week - Registration: http://thegeniusplaza.com/international-summer-india/
Welcome to International Summer - India! Pack your suitcases, we are going to explore around the world in 8 weeks. Students will receive a passport and create a suitcase where they will store their memories from the ...

When: Mon, Aug 17, 2015 until Fri, Aug 21, 2015 | 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM
Where: The Genius Plaza - 511 Moe Road, Clifton Park, NY 12065
Cost: $120 per week - Registration: http://thegeniusplaza.com/robots-builder/
Robotics is our beginner's class where your child will learn to build and program robots using Lego Education's award-winning WeDo™ robotics and programming software. In Robotics 1, students follow step-by-step on-screen ...
When: Mon, Aug 17, 2015 until Fri, Aug 21, 2015 | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Our Savior's Lutheran School, 63 Mountain View Ave. Albany, NY 12205
Cost: $225 - $235
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 ...
When: Mon, Aug 17, 2015 until Fri, Aug 21, 2015 | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Our Savior's Lutheran School, 63 Mountain View Ave. Albany, NY 12205
Cost: $225 - $235
Campers will start with our special Video Game Creation program, designed for the absolute beginner. If your child is an aspiring game maker with no idea where to start, this is the software for them. The software uses ...
When: Mon, Aug 17, 2015 until Fri, Aug 21, 2015 | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Our Savior's Lutheran School, 63 Mountain View Ave. Albany, NY 12205
Cost: $225
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 ...
When: Mon, Aug 17, 2015 until Fri, Aug 21, 2015 | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Our Savior's Lutheran School, 63 Mountain View Ave. Albany, NY 12205
Cost: $225 - $235
It is time for Glues, Brews and Goos! From our stock pile of hundreds of recipes and formulas, we have chosen our top favorite chemistry activities. Campers will love digging into and examining the results of these ...
When: Mon, Aug 17, 2015 until Fri, Aug 28, 2015 | 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 ...

When: Tue, Aug 18, 2015
Where: Museum of Innovation and Science (miSci), 15 Nott Terrace Heights, Schenectady, NY
Cost: $3 per person; $5 per family
Perseid Meteor Shower The Perseids is one of the best meteor showers to observe, producing up to 60 meteors per hour at its peak, running annually from July 17 to August 24. The Dudley Observatory, miSci and the ...

When: Tue, Aug 18, 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: Tue, Aug 18, 2015 | 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: Canvas, Corks & Forks 402 Union Street Schenectady, NY 12305
Cost: 40.00
Fundraiser!! Walk to End Alzheimers!! Tree of Me- Cherry Blossom!!! THIS IS A FUNDRAISING EVENT!! NO COUPONS ARE DISCOUNTS MAY BE APPLIED!!! Adorn your moonlit tree with treasured cherry blossoms or a ...

When: Thu, Aug 20, 2015 | 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: Museum of Innovation and Science (miSci), 15 Nott Terrace Heights, Schenectady, NY
Cost: $20 per person + museum admission
If you do not have a group but would still love to be part of a crew of scientists and engineers in a simulated space mission at the Challenger Learning Center, you CAN by joining one of our regularly scheduled Community ...

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