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When: Today | 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Where: Via Entertainment, 93 West Campbell Rd Schenectady, NY 12306
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Let your inner superstar voice out at Via Entertainment's Karaoke Night held every thursday at 7:00pm! Drink specials and great food!

When: Today | 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: Tricentennial Park (Broadway and Columbia Street), Downtown Albany
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Albany's signature free concert series - Alive at Five - returns on Thursdays from June 9 - August 4 (excluding July 7). Due to construction in Corning Riverfront Park, this year's series will be held in Tricentennial ...
When: Fri, Jul 29, 2016 | 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: 265 River Street, Troy NY, 12180
Cost: Free
Come to the Arts Center of the Capital Region for this month's Troy Night Out: Christmas in July! This free event includes 3 exhibition openings, performances by local writers, and an interactive gaming showcase by ...

When: Sat, Jul 30, 2016 | 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Where: Clifton Park Nursery School 344 Moe Road, Clifton Park
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Lemonade Stand and Community Garage Sale to benefit Hannah's Hope Fund and the Clifton Park Nursery School

When: Sat, Jul 30, 2016 | 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Where: Messiah Lutheran Church, 2850 Guilderland Ave., Schenectady, NY 12303
Cost: All activities are free. Refreshments and Silent Auction tickets are available for a small fee.
Messiah Lutheran Church in Rotterdam hosts its annual Community Family Fun Day.
When: Sun, Jul 31, 2016 | 7:00 PM
Where: Schenectady’s Central Park, 500 Iroquois Path, Schenectady
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
The Music Haven Concert Series presents a six-concert season featuring sounds from around the world. Each will be held in Schenectady with FREE admission. For five decades, this legendary pianist has infused jazz ...

When: Sun, Jul 31, 2016 | 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Where: Intersection of Frankllin St. & Jay St.
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Each Sunday, vendors, shoppers, musicians and friends gather at Schenectady Greenmarket which takes place year-round from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Outdoor Market is located around Schenectady City Hall and is home to more ...

When: Sun, Jul 31, 2016 | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: 1368 Indian Fields Rd, Feura Bush, NY 12067
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Local vendors selling produce, baked goods, flowers, honey,animals and crafts
When: Sun, Jul 31, 2016 | 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Where: Pine Grove United Methodist Church, 1580 Central Ave., Colonie, NY
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Pine Grove United Methodist Church, 1580 Central Ave., Colonie, will hold 'God's Olympics' on Sunday, July 31, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Join us for this themed summer fun day which will begin with worship at 9:30 ...

When: Mon, Aug 1, 2016 | 8:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Where: PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century, 2980 NY-66, Chatham, NY 12037
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
"Construct It!" is a film festival about buildings and those who design them. Tonight we are kicking off the festival with "Unfinished Spaces." Cuba's ambitious National Art Schools project, designed by three young ...

When: Mon, Aug 1, 2016 until Thu, Aug 11, 2016 | 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: The Carey Center for Global Good; 63 Hyuck Road, Rensselearville, NY
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
New work by artist Leslie Yolen will be exhibited August 1 through August 30th at the Guggenheim Gallery of the Carey Center in Rensselearville, NY. A visual arts educator, Yolen’s recent work is inspired by her lifelong ...
When: Tue, Aug 2, 2016 | 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Where: Pauly's Hotel, 337 Central Ave., Albany, NY 12206
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Come down to Pauly’s each Tuesday night for an acoustic open mic with guest hosts every week. 7-10PM / FREE
When: Tue, Aug 2, 2016 | 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Where: Via Entertainment, 93 West Campbell Rd Schenectady, NY 12306
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Every Tuesday night!

When: Tue, Aug 2, 2016 | 8:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Where: PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century, 2980 NY-66, Chatham, NY 12037
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
"CONSTRUCT IT!" is a week-long festival of films about buildings and those who design them. Tonight's Screening "Bauhaus in America" 1995. A visually stunning documentary that explores the impact of the Bauhaus ...
When: Wed, Aug 3, 2016 | 12:00 PM
Where: The Egg, Empire State Plaza, Albany NY
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
The Dustbowl Revival is what you could call an American roots orchestra playing an infectious and swinging mix of bluegrass, jazz, blues, and soul. The “Made in the Shade of The Egg” Performance Series is free and ...
When: Wed, Aug 3, 2016 | 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Where: Clifton Park Nursery School, 344 Moe Road Clifton Park, NY
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
The Clifton Park Nursery School will host a talk by Clifton Park Town Historian John Scherer on the history of one room schoolhouses in Clifton Park. The talk will be held at the historic Clifton Park institution commonly ...

When: Wed, Aug 3, 2016 | 8:30 PM to 11:00 PM
Where: PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century, 2980 NY-66, Chatham, NY 12037
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
"CONSTRUCT IT!" is a week-long festival of films about buildings and those who design them. All film screenings are free of charge, begin at 8:30pm, and will be screened under the tent at 2980 Route 66 in Chatham. Tonight's ...
When: Thu, Aug 4, 2016 | 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Where: Via Entertainment, 93 West Campbell Rd Schenectady, NY 12306
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Let your inner superstar voice out at Via Entertainment's Karaoke Night held every thursday at 7:00pm! Drink specials and great food!

When: Thu, Aug 4, 2016 | 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: Tricentennial Park (Broadway and Columbia Street), Downtown Albany
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Albany's signature free concert series - Alive at Five - returns on Thursdays from June 9 - August 4 (excluding July 7). Due to construction in Corning Riverfront Park, this year's series will be held in Tricentennial ...

When: Thu, Aug 4, 2016 | 8:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Where: PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century, 2980 NY-66, Chatham, NY 12037
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
"CONSTRUCT IT!" is a week-long festival of films about buildings and those who design them. All film screenings are free of charge, begin at 8:30pm, and will be screened under the tent at 2980 Route 66 in Chatham. Tonight's ...

When: Fri, Aug 5, 2016 | 5:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Where: Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church 210 Princetown Rd. Schenectady, NY
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
The parish community of Our Lady Queen of Peace Church, 210 Princetown Road, will hold their ANNUAL FESTA on Friday, August 5th and Saturday, August 6th from 5:00pm-11:00pm and Sunday, August 7th from 3:00pm-9:00pm. The ...
When: Fri, Aug 5, 2016 | 6:30 PM
Where: 10 Troy Rd., East Greenbush
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Join us for great music on the Patio at The Greenbush Inn!

When: Fri, Aug 5, 2016 | 8:30 PM to 10:30 PM
Where: PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century, 2980 NY-66, Chatham, NY 12037
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
2011. The husband & wife team of Charles and Ray Eames were America's most influential and important industrial designers. Admired for their creations and fascinating as individuals, they have risen to iconic status ...

When: Fri, Aug 5, 2016 until Sat, Aug 6, 2016 | 7:00 PM
Where: Ballston Spa, NY, 12020
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Ballston Spa Film Festival, Inc., would like to invite families from around the Capital District to their 9th Annual International Short Film Festival held Friday, August 5th & Saturday, August 6th.
When: Sat, Aug 6, 2016 | 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Where: Eldridge research station at Huyck Preserve
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Join us for our annual Science Symposium! Our keynote speaker will be Dr. Barbara Han from the Cary Institute for Ecosystem Studies, followed by Preserve researchers and a poster session featuring the work of our undergraduate ...

When: Sat, Aug 6, 2016 | 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Where: Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Presented by McDonald's, the Black Arts and Cultural Festival, formerly African American Family Day, is an updated take on a classic celebration of the traditions and cultural contributions of the black community through ...

When: Sat, Aug 6, 2016 | 5:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Where: Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church 210 Princetown Rd Schenectady, NY
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
The parish community of Our Lady Queen of Peace Church, 210 Princetown Road, will hold their ANNUAL FESTA on Friday, August 5th and Saturday, August 6th from 5:00pm-11:00pm and Sunday, August 7th from 3:00pm-9:00pm. The ...

When: Sat, Aug 6, 2016 | 8:30 PM to 10:15 PM
Where: PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century, 2980 NY-66, Chatham, NY 12037
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
"CONSTRUCT IT!" is a week-long festival of films about buildings and those who design them. Tonight's Screening "Concert of Wills: Making the Getty Center" 1997. The film takes us through the fourteen year life ...

When: Sat, Aug 6, 2016 until Sun, Aug 7, 2016 | 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Where: Maalwyck Park, 300 Maalwyck Park Road, Scotia NY
Cost: FREE ADMISSION, $10 pilot registration
Radio Controlled Aircraft Fun Fly - John Maggs Memorial! Join the fun of quiet, clean, electric powered flying, or just come and watch as the newest in R/C model aircraft and some old favorites take to the sky!
When: Sun, Aug 7, 2016 | 7:00 PM
Where: Schenectady’s Central Park, 500 Iroquois Path, Schenectady
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
The Music Haven Concert Series presents a six-concert season featuring sounds from around the world. Each will be held in Schenectady with FREE admission. The ethereal and entrancing vocal roots music of Eastern Europe ...

When: Sun, Aug 7, 2016 | 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Where: Intersection of Frankllin St. & Jay St.
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Each Sunday, vendors, shoppers, musicians and friends gather at Schenectady Greenmarket which takes place year-round from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Outdoor Market is located around Schenectady City Hall and is home to more ...
When: Sun, Aug 7, 2016 | 2:00 PM
Where: Ten Broeck Mansion Garden, 9 Ten Broeck Place Albany, NY 12210
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Confetti Stage presents William Shakespeare's "The Comedy of Errors" at the Ten Broeck Mansion! Free for the Ten Broeck Neighborhood!

When: Sun, Aug 7, 2016 | 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church 210 Princetown Rd Schenectady NY
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
The parish community of Our Lady Queen of Peace Church, 210 Princetown Road, will hold their ANNUAL FESTA on Friday, August 5th and Saturday, August 6th from 5:00pm-11:00pm and Sunday, August 7th from 3:00pm-9:00pm. The ...

When: Sun, Aug 7, 2016 | 8:30 PM to 10:30 PM
Where: PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century, 2980 NY-66, Chatham, NY 12037
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
"CONSTRUCT IT!" is a week-long festival of films about buildings and those who design them. Tonight's Screening "Playtime" "Playtime" is Jacques Tati's attempt to answer this question: in the midst of an increasingly ...
When: Mon, Aug 8, 2016 | 8:00 PM
Where: Riverlink Park, Amsterdam, NY 12010
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Tumbleweed Highway is described as "Cosmic Country" - deep rooted in country tradition, Southern Rock, and Outlaw Country, all with a present day twist and flavor. Enjoy Mohawk Valley Riverfest all day - crafts, ...
When: Tue, Aug 9, 2016 | 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Where: Pauly's Hotel, 337 Central Ave., Albany, NY 12206
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Come down to Pauly’s each Tuesday night for an acoustic open mic with guest hosts every week. 7-10PM / FREE
When: Tue, Aug 9, 2016
Where: Glenville Funeral Home 9 Glenridge Road Glenville , NY
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Join the Chamber and community leaders for a ribbon cutting at the Glenville Funeral Home to celebrate its 30th anniversary. Registration is not required for this event.
When: Tue, Aug 9, 2016 | 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Where: Via Entertainment, 93 West Campbell Rd Schenectady, NY 12306
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Every Tuesday night!
When: Tue, Aug 9, 2016 | 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Where: Parish Public House, 388 Broadway Albany, NY
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Come check out the pre-eminent party and wedding band, Silver Arrow. Silver Arrow Band free showcases are a relaxed, free and public gig where you can see the band performing live. You can ask any questions, talk to ...

When: Tue, Aug 9, 2016 | 8:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Where: PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century, 2980 NY-66, Chatham, NY 12037
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Each Tuesday night in July and August, PS21 presents a different film or music theme film at their outdoor venue in Chatham, NY. Admission is free. Films begin at 8:30pm. Tonight: "Paul Taylor Creative Domain" 2014. ...

When: Wed, Aug 10, 2016 | 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Where: Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
With nearly 100 food vendors to choose from, 15,000 people annually flock to the Plaza Food Festival for lunch, dinner, or both. They come for the food and stay for a day of live musical entertainment. The Food Festival ...
When: Wed, Aug 10, 2016 | 12:00 PM
Where: The Egg, Empire State Plaza, Albany NY
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
The Egg’s resident companies – Ajkun Ballet Theatre and Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company perform a mix of classical and modern choreography. The “Made in the Shade of The Egg” Performance Series is free and open to the ...

When: Wed, Aug 10, 2016 | 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Where: Clifton Park Nursery School 344 Moe Road, Clifton Park
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
The Clifton Park Nursery School, 344 Moe Road, Clifton Park, is having an Open House on Aug 10th from 5-7pm. The age appropriate play-based programs offer children an opportunity to grow socially, intellectually, and ...

When: Thu, Aug 11, 2016 | 11:00 AM
Where: Albany Heritage Area Visitors Center, 25 Quackenbush Square Albany, NY 12207
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
A guided walking tour highlighting downtown Albany's historic places and magnificent architecture. The free tours depart the Albany Visitors Center at Quackenbush Square on the 2nd Thursday of the month from May 12, ...
When: Thu, Aug 11, 2016 | 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Where: Via Entertainment, 93 West Campbell Rd Schenectady, NY 12306
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Let your inner superstar voice out at Via Entertainment's Karaoke Night held every thursday at 7:00pm! Drink specials and great food!
When: Thu, Aug 11, 2016 | 9:30 PM
Where: Parish Public House, 388 Broadway Albany, NY
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Sorry Not Sorry (SNS) is a long form improv troupe hailing from Albany, NY. SNS has created their very own long form formats known as Movie, Radio and The Kumar. They also dabble in the classics such as The Harold and ...

When: Fri, Aug 12, 2016 | 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Where: Riverfront Park in Troy, NY
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
This is a health and wellness event that is open to the public. Enjoy an afternoon of fun with free giveaways, a bounce house, ID cards for kids, and much more!

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