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When: Today | 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Where: Foundation of New York State Nurses, Guilderland, NY
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The authors of Nurses in War, Voices from Iraq and Afghanistan will present their research and stories of courage and resilience of combat nurses on April 17 and 18, as a joint sponsorship by Maria College and Saratoga Hospital. For two consecutive days, authors, Elizabeth Scannell-Desch, PhD, RN, and Mary Ellen Doherty, PhD, RN, CNM, will present their research in the following two sessions demonstrating the heroism, determination and dedication of nursing teams serving in the Middle East.
When: Sat, Apr 19, 2014 | 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where: YWCA Northeastern NY, 44 Washington Ave, Schenectady, NY
Cost: $10
What is Bokwa? Bokwa is the world's fastest growing group fitness program! From Los Angeles to the United Kingdom, from Taiwan to Australia -- Bokwa is teaching the world to "sweat to the alphabet, and dance to the digits!"Developed by Paul Mavi, Sr., Bokwa uses letter and numbers combined with use of hand signals and American Sign Language to quickly teach the program to instructors and students of all skill levels.
When: Sun, Apr 20, 2014 | 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where: Landis Arboretum, 174 Lape Road, Esperance, NY 12066
Cost: Arboretum members: $20/person; non-members: $30/person
Chronic back and neck pain are the leading medical complaint for most adults.Learn to use herbs to offer relief as well as to correct the underlying causes of muscle and spinal discomfort. We will learn to make a healing salve. Instructor: Barbara Nezek, master herbalist and proprietor of Willow Tree Wisdom. Location: The Farm House
When: Mon, Apr 21, 2014 | 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Where: Guilderland Public Library
Cost: free
Monday April 21- 2:00-3:00 - Community Caregivers with the Alzheimer's Association, "Alzheimer's - the Basics" at the Guilderland Public Library, 2228 Western Ave Guilderland. A free open to the public informational session for anyone dealing with or interested in Alzheimer's. Call 456-2898 or email info@communitycaregivers.org for more info or to sign up.
- BEST BET!
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: Thu, Apr 24, 2014 | 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: Siena College Roger Bacon Key Auditorium Rm 202
Cost: Free
Dr. Forsyth is a scientist, author, and licensed clinical psychologist. He has traveled the world giving talks about the benefits of mindful acceptance, kindness and compassion, and how to live a valued life using a research-based approach to psychological health and wellness called Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).
When: Sat, Apr 26, 2014 | 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where: YWCA Northeastern NY, 44 Washington Ave, Schenectady, NY
Cost: $10
What is Bokwa? Bokwa is the world's fastest growing group fitness program! From Los Angeles to the United Kingdom, from Taiwan to Australia -- Bokwa is teaching the world to "sweat to the alphabet, and dance to the digits!"Developed by Paul Mavi, Sr., Bokwa uses letter and numbers combined with use of hand signals and American Sign Language to quickly teach the program to instructors and students of all skill levels.
When: Sun, Apr 27, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Where: Congregation Gates of Heaven
Cost: free admission
22nd Cherry Blossom Festival, 5K Run for ALS, and 2k Walk for Hope. Farmers Market and wine, Giffy's BBQ Lunch, and 40+ local businesses, crafts, and food vendors. Pre-order your BBQ lunch at our website. Event held rain or shine, free admission. For more information visit our website cherryblossomfair dot com or call Sue Litynski at 374-8173.
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: Today until Wed, Dec 31, 2014 | 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: Community United Methodist Church, 1497 New Scotland Road, Slingerlands
Cost: $7/class or 10 class for $50
Judy Lasher has been a fitness instructor for 19 years and teaching Zumba for the last two years. "Zumba was like a breath of fresh air...easy to follow, anybody can do it, and you truly don't feel as if you are exercising. "Exercise in Disguise"
When: Today until Wed, Dec 31, 2014 | 3:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Where: 340 First Street, Albany, NY 12206
Cost: $15.00
African Drum and dance classes. Saturdays at Family community center. Drum Class, 3:00-4:00 Pm. Dance Class,4:00-5:30 pm. All Levels Welcome.
When: Today until Fri, Jun 27, 2014 | 12:15 PM to 8:45 PM
Where: eba Theater- 351 Hudson @ Lark St., Albany, NY 12210
Cost: varies
2014 Class Schedule - Adults & Teens: January 6 - June 27, 2014 | Kids Dancespace @eba: January 6 - June 15, 2014
When: Today until Wed, Apr 23, 2014 | 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Where: Shaker Road Loudonville Fire Department
Cost: $66 if paid by January 8 or walk-ins $10 per class
Instructor Tracy Cipriani's Zumba Fitness and Zumba Toning workout mixes body sculpting movements with dance steps derived from merengue, salsa, reggaeton and hip hop to mambo, rumba, flamenco and calypso. Learn how to use lightweight, maraca-like toning sticks to enhance rhythm and tone all target zones. The routine features aerobic interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms. Targets areas include the glutes, legs, arms, abdominals, and the heart.
When: Today until Tue, May 6, 2014 | 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where: Shaker Road Loudonville Fire Department
Cost: $55 by February 21 or $8 per class walk-ins
Gentle Yoga from instructor Dorothy Russell rejuvenates and heals the body. Stretching all areas of the body will help release stress and tension from joints and muscles. Chairs will be provided; floor work is optional. All exercise levels welcome; bring a yoga mat or towel and water.
When: Today until Sat, Apr 19, 2014 | 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: Healthy Hart Fitness 43 Round Lake Road, Ballston Lake
Cost: $160
Sprint to spring break 7 week challenge. Includes full gym access for 2 months. Unlimited Healhy Hart classes with trainer. 3 free XTF classes. Nutritional guidance. Prizes awarded! Contact Steve Hart 518-669-1779
When: Today until Wed, Jul 30, 2014 | 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Where: Hair Journeys
Cost: 50+
Hair Journeys Salon offers Hair, Make-up and Nail Services for all Special Occasions. Whether it is Wedding, Prom, Special Party, Anniversary, Reunion or other Event, our stylists will help you look your glamorous best. We can create a new look with hair extensions, enhance your current look through specialized styling, give you a creative up-do, or provide a traditionally elegant style. Come in and pamper yourself for that next special occasion in your life.
When: Today until Sun, Apr 27, 2014 | 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Where: College of St. Rose
Cost: $75 for 5 week Group Lessons
Registration for our Spring 2014 Session open February 23rd! Lessons will run on Sundays at the College of St. Rose pool during the months of March and April. Offering a variety of lessons to fit your child's needs when it comes to learning how to swim. Lessons run in 30 minute time blocks, 1 time per week on the weekends. Classes are taught by experienced swimmers, with class sizes never exceeding 4 students per 1 instructor. Lessons are held at the College of St. Rose. With small classes, your child is guaranteed to have a great experience and enjoy the process of learning to swim!
When: Today until Wed, Apr 30, 2014 | 5:00 PM to 5:45 PM
Where: Shaker Road Loudonville Fire Department
Cost: $35 or walk-ins $10 per class
Children ages 5 through 10 are invited to shake, wiggle and have a blast with their friends. This course from instructor Tracy Cipriani teaches Zumba's exciting formula with psychology and physiology relevant to children. Kids will learn basic dance steps like hip hop, salsa and meringue…modified to the appropriate age level to get optimal results and leave them wanting more! All exercise levels welcome.
When: Today until Fri, May 30, 2014 | 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Where: Russian Orthodox Church 617 Sand Creek Rd Albany, NY 12205
Cost: 199.95 unlimited sessions
Seeking a challenging workout where you'll experience a variety of workouts that will strengthen and tone your entire body? FIT-Camp is for you! Our certified trainers offer a program that is designed to build strength and fitness through a variety of workouts. Workouts are designed for all levels of fitness and include exercises from a variety of genres including: Track& Field, Weightlifting, Cardio & Aerobics, Boxing/Kickboxing and many more. We also incorporate Games and Challenges to make it fun!
When: Today until Sun, May 4, 2014 | 6:00 AM to 7:00 AM
Where: State Plaza, Madison Ave
Cost: $95.00
Take up the challenge this spring !!Fitness From The Front is a small business dedicated to helping people meet and exceed their fitness goals. We have 5 training sessions per week and classes are split into entry and intermediate sessions.
When: Today until Wed, Jun 18, 2014 | 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where: Shaker Road Loudonville Fire Department
Cost: $65 if paid by first class or walk-ins $8 per class
Instructor Etta C. Fink designed this class to help create a healthy integrated state of balance for your body, brain and whole being. It is a wonderful way to take good care of yourself in a positive and accepting social environment. Work at your own pace to achieve your optimum state of health, vitality and well-being.
When: Today until Wed, Jun 18, 2014 | 12:15 PM to 1:00 PM
Where: Shaker Road Loudonville Fire Department
Cost: $60 if paid by end of first class or walk-ins $8 per class
Do you enjoy the relaxation portion at the end of workouts, and wish it could go on a bit longer? Here's the opportunity to benefit from a shorter, midday get-away class without breaking a sweat! Instructor Etta Fink's combination of gentle techniques, including breath-work, visualization, meditation and energy balancing, are wonderful ways to release stress and "recharge your battery!"
When: Today until Thu, Jun 19, 2014 | 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where: Shaker Road Loudonville Fire Department
Cost: $50 or walk-ins $8 per class
Join in on this fun-filled class under the instruction of Diane Hart. She'll combine elements of core work, muscular endurance, cardiovascular exercise, functional fitness, flexibility and toning for overall physical conditioning. Diane is a Nationally Certified Fitness Professional and owner of Hart to Heart Fitness. All exercise levels welcome. Payment must be received by first class for reduced price. Participate at your own risk.
When: Fri, Apr 25, 2014 until Mon, Apr 27, 2015 | 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Where: 2080 Western Ave. Guilderland NY 12086
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Join us for the official grand opening of Guilderland VENT Fitness location including new features like a pool, rock climbing wall, sauna/steam room, oxygen bar and much more! Join us Friday night at 7pm for CLUB VENT - snacks, DJs and group competitions.
When: Sat, Apr 26, 2014 until Sat, Jun 14, 2014 | 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM
Where: Torres XTF Health & Fitness 43 Round Lake Road, Ballston Lake, NY
Cost: $180 for 8 weeks
Workout program designed for EVERY fitness level. Workout twice a week for 8 weeks. Several days and times available per week for everyone's convenience. Perfect program to get you into shape. Develop healty lifestyle changes to keep you strong. Get in your best shape for the summer of 2014! Healthy Hart Fitness motto "Don't Waste A Day!"

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