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When: Today until Sun, Dec 18, 2016 | 8:00 AM
Where: Clifton Park Town Hall, One Town Hall Plaza, Clifton Park, NY 12065
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Clifton Park Town Hall will once again forward letters from local children to the North Pole! For a personalized reply, include a self-addressed stamped envelope and mail or drop off by Sunday, December 18. Letters ...

When: Today until Sat, Dec 10, 2016 | 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Where: Indian Ladder Farms, 342 Altamont Road, Altamont, NY 12009
Cost: 12.95 adult and 7.95 child
Join Indian Ladder Farms in the Winterfest celebration. Breakfast with Santa, by reservation only, caroling hayrides and sittings with Santa, free holiday crafts for the children. Live Holiday music by Two Late. 342 ...
When: Today until Thu, Dec 15, 2016 | 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: miSci, Museum of Innovation and Science, 15 Nott Terrace Heights, Schenectady, NY 12308
Cost: Museum Admission
All Aboard! at miSci's annual Holiday Train Show! Watch the running O-gauge Lionel trains steam past the skating rink, carnival, and school house, and many more intricately-created settings.

When: Today until Thu, Dec 15, 2016 | 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Where: Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Now in its 6th year, the tremendously popular Empire State Plaza Ice Rink is open daily December 2 through March 12, from 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. (closed for maintenance from 3 p.m. - 4 p.m.) and skating is free. Located in ...
When: Today | 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Where: Children's Museum of Science & Technology
Cost: Activity Included with Museum Admission
Join a Museum Educator for this science-based story time.
When: Today | 5:30 PM
Where: Quick Response Restoration, 2077 Route 9, Round Lake, NY 12151
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Join Quick Response Restoration once again for their 16th Annual Santa's Play Land. This year will be bigger and better than ever. Enjoy a visit with Santa and friends as well as refreshments. Hop aboard The Quick Express ...
When: Today | 7:30 PM
Where: Proctors Theatre, 432 State Street, Schenectady NY 12305
Cost: $18 - $20
Make this family musical part of your holiday tradition as 'Twas the Land of the Night Before returns to Proctors! Twas the Land of the Night Before is a heartwarming musical family comedy about an enchanting village ...
When: Sat, Dec 10, 2016 | 2:00 PM
Where: Proctors Theatre, 432 State Street, Schenectady NY 12305
Cost: $18 - $20
Make this family musical part of your holiday tradition as 'Twas the Land of the Night Before returns to Proctors! Twas the Land of the Night Before is a heartwarming musical family comedy about an enchanting village ...
When: Sat, Dec 10, 2016 | 7:30 PM
Where: Proctors Theatre, 432 State Street, Schenectady NY 12305
Cost: $18 - $20
Make this family musical part of your holiday tradition as 'Twas the Land of the Night Before returns to Proctors! Twas the Land of the Night Before is a heartwarming musical family comedy about an enchanting village ...
When: Sat, Dec 10, 2016 | 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Where: Albany Pine Bush Preserve, 195 New Karner Rd #1, Albany, NY 12205
Cost: $3 per person or $5 per family
Should I stay or should I go? The first day of winter is approaching and animals are getting ready for the cold months ahead. Learn how they prepare for winter using different strategies including migration, hibernation ...
When: Sat, Dec 10, 2016 | 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Where: City Hall, 105 Jay Street, Schenectady, NY 12305
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Members of the regional community are invited to gather family and friends and head to Schenectady’s spectacular City Hall in the heart of downtown for a fun-filled afternoon of music, crafts, demonstrations, performances ...

When: Sat, Dec 10, 2016 | 12:00 PM
Where: IL FARO Restaurant & Bar, 698 N Pearl St., Albany, NY
Cost: $10
We will be baking gingerbread and supplying all the trimmings - $10 per house and donations welcome to benefit the Southend Children's Cafe. All Ages Welcome! You know I will be building one for sure! Call (518) ...

When: Sat, Dec 10, 2016 | 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Where: Canvas, Corks & Forks 274 River Street Troy, NY 12180
Cost: 33.00
Mac N' Cheese Bar FREE!!!
When: Sat, Dec 10, 2016 | 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Where: Clifton Park Center, 22 Clifton Country Road, Clifton Park, NY
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Come join in the fun and get in the holiday spirit! Clifton Park Center and 98.3 TRY are hosting the 7th Annual Holiday Open House.

When: Sat, Dec 10, 2016 | 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Where: Canvas, Corks & Forks, 402 Union Street, Schenectady, NY 12305
Cost: 33.00
FREE Mac N' Cheese Bar!!
When: Sun, Dec 11, 2016 | 2:00 PM
Where: Proctors Theatre, 432 State Street, Schenectady NY 12305
Cost: $18 - $20
Make this family musical part of your holiday tradition as 'Twas the Land of the Night Before returns to Proctors! Twas the Land of the Night Before is a heartwarming musical family comedy about an enchanting village ...
When: Sun, Dec 11, 2016 | 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Where: Dave & Busters, 1 Crossgates Mall Road, Albany, NY 12203
Cost: $19.99 to $25.99
Have breakfast with Santa at Dave & Busters!
When: Sun, Dec 11, 2016 | 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Where: Reel Seafood Co., 195 Wolf Road, Albany, NY 12205
Cost: Brunch menu prices
Children's brunch with Santa, Mrs. Claus, Elsa & elves. Kids will have their photos taken with Santa while they mingle and enjoy a delicious brunch!
When: Sun, Dec 11, 2016 | 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Chase Sports Complex, 22 Hudson Falls Road, South Glens Falls, NY 12803
Cost: $5 for adults, children under 12 free
The show will feature operating train layouts in HO, N, Z, O, S, Lego, and G Scale, In addition there will be an indoor RC Flying area featuring the Flying Tigers, RC car track, Display by Dunham Studios, and Southern ...

When: Sun, Dec 11, 2016 | 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Where: Historic Village of Altamont, NY
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Altamont Victorian Holidays & Winter Market Sunday, December 11, 12-5pm: Holiday house tours, fun for kids throughout the village, special events, winter market, & of course the Santa Train arrives at 5pm.

When: Sun, Dec 11, 2016 | 1:00 PM
Where: Clifton Park-Halfmoon Library, 475 Moe Road Clifton Park, NY 12065
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.
When: Sun, Dec 11, 2016 | 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Where: Canvas, Corks & Forks, 402 Union Street, Schenectady, NY 12305 & 274 River Street Troy, NY 12280
Cost: 28.00
FREE Mac N' Cheese Bar!
When: Sun, Dec 11, 2016 | 3:30 PM
Where: The Egg, 1 Empire State Plaza, South Mall Arterial, Albany, NY 12203
Cost: $18
Beloved bunny siblings Max & Ruby celebrate a wonderful tradition this holiday season as they take to the stage their magical performance inspired by Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite.
When: Mon, Dec 12, 2016 | 7:00 PM
Where: The Palace, 19 Clinton Avenue, Albany, NY 12207
Cost: $5
Buddy (Will Ferrell) was accidentally transported to the North Pole as a toddler and raised to adulthood among Santa's elves. Unable to shake the feeling that he doesn't fit in, the adult Buddy travels to New York, ...
When: Tue, Dec 13, 2016 | 4:15 PM
Where: Clifton Park - Halfmoon Public Library, 475 Moe Road, Clifton Park, NY 12065
Make a rice-filled snowman for decorating your home with winter cheer. Play the snowball toss game. Listen and sing along to winter tunes and make your own edible snow snack. Registration begins December 6. Please register ...
When: Wed, Dec 14, 2016 | 6:30 PM
Where: Albany Pine Bush Preserve, 195 New Karner Rd #1, Albany, NY 12205
Cost: $3 per person or $5 per family, children under 5 free
Enjoy the Pine Bush at night with an hour long hike under the full moon. We will plan to walk 0.9 miles over rolling topography stopping intermittently for night vision and sound observations. All ages.
When: Thu, Dec 15, 2016 | 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Where: Children's Museum of Science & Technology
Cost: Activity Included with Museum Admission
Help your child improve motor skills and increase his or her understanding of how the world works.
When: Thu, Dec 15, 2016 until Sat, Dec 17, 2016 | 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Where: miSci, Museum of Innovation and Science, 15 Nott Terrace Heights, Schenectady, NY 12308
Cost: Museum Admission
Introduce preschoolers to the world of trains and transportation with an educator-led reading ofTerrific Trains by Tony Mitton and Whose Vehicle is This? by Sharon Kats Cooper followed by some hands-on activities. Come ...
When: Thu, Dec 15, 2016 | 4:00 PM
Where: Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library, 475 Moe Road, Clifton Park, NY 12065
Children in grades K-5 are invited to create a LEGO display based on the theme Holiday Madness. Constructions will be photographed for display on the Library’s Flickr page. Registration begins December 8; please register ...
When: Thu, Dec 15, 2016 | 7:00 PM
Where: Times Union Center, 51 South Pearl Street, Albany, NY 12207
Nothing can stop a princess from a courageous adventure when Disney On Ice presents Dare to Dream skates into to your hometown. Join your hosts Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse as they share the heroic stories of four ...

When: Fri, Dec 16, 2016 until Thu, Dec 22, 2016 | 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Where: Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Now in its 6th year, the tremendously popular Empire State Plaza Ice Rink is open daily December 2 through March 12, from 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. (closed for maintenance from 3 p.m. - 4 p.m.) and skating is free. Located in ...
When: Fri, Dec 16, 2016 | 7:30 PM
Where: Proctors Theatre, 432 State Street, Schenectady NY 12305
Cost: $18 - $20
Make this family musical part of your holiday tradition as 'Twas the Land of the Night Before returns to Proctors! Twas the Land of the Night Before is a heartwarming musical family comedy about an enchanting village ...
When: Fri, Dec 16, 2016 until Sat, Dec 24, 2016 | 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Where: miSci, Museum of Innovation and Science, 15 Nott Terrace Heights, Schenectady, NY 12308
Cost: Museum Admission
All Aboard! at miSci's annual Holiday Train Show! Watch the running O-gauge Lionel trains steam past the skating rink, carnival, and school house, and many more intricately-created settings.
When: Fri, Dec 16, 2016 | 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Where: Children's Museum of Science & Technology
Cost: Activity Included with Museum Admission
Join one of our Museum Educators for this science based story time that inlcudes a project based activity!
When: Fri, Dec 16, 2016 | 7:00 PM
Where: Times Union Center, 51 South Pearl Street, Albany, NY 12207
Nothing can stop a princess from a courageous adventure when Disney On Ice presents Dare to Dream skates into to your hometown. Join your hosts Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse as they share the heroic stories of four ...
When: Sat, Dec 17, 2016 | 2:00 PM
Where: Proctors Theatre, 432 State Street, Schenectady NY 12305
Cost: $18 - $20
Make this family musical part of your holiday tradition as 'Twas the Land of the Night Before returns to Proctors! Twas the Land of the Night Before is a heartwarming musical family comedy about an enchanting village ...
When: Sat, Dec 17, 2016 | 7:00 PM
Where: The Palace Theatre, 19 Clinton Avenue, Albany, NY 12207
Cost: $20, kids under 12 free
The classic animated television special, A Charlie Brown Christmas comes to life in this faithful stage adaptation in which Snoopy, Charlie Brown and the rest of the Peanuts Gang discover the true meaning of Christmas. ...
When: Sat, Dec 17, 2016 | 7:30 PM
Where: Proctors Theatre, 432 State Street, Schenectady NY 12305
Cost: $18 - $20
Make this family musical part of your holiday tradition as 'Twas the Land of the Night Before returns to Proctors! Twas the Land of the Night Before is a heartwarming musical family comedy about an enchanting village ...
When: Sat, Dec 17, 2016 | 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Where: Toddlertown Daycare, 278 3rd Avenue, Troy, NY 12182
Cost: $10 for families with 4 or less; $20 for families of 5 or more
Breakfast with Santa!
When: Sat, Dec 17, 2016 | 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Where: Albany Pine Bush Preserve, 195 New Karner Rd #1, Albany, NY 12205
Cost: $3 per person or $5 per family, children under 5 free
How are your detective skills? Do you have what it takes to be on a team of nature investigators, solving Pine Bush mysteries, by examining evidence? Join us for a 30 minute indoor introduction followed by a 0.9 mile ...
When: Sat, Dec 17, 2016 | 11:00 AM
Where: Times Union Center, 51 South Pearl Street, Albany, NY 12207
Nothing can stop a princess from a courageous adventure when Disney On Ice presents Dare to Dream skates into to your hometown. Join your hosts Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse as they share the heroic stories of four ...
When: Sat, Dec 17, 2016 | 2:00 PM
Where: The Palace Theatre, 19 Clinton Avenue, Albany, NY 12207
Cost: $20, kids under 12 free
The classic animated television special, A Charlie Brown Christmas comes to life in this faithful stage adaptation in which Snoopy, Charlie Brown and the rest of the Peanuts Gang discover the true meaning of Christmas. ...
When: Sat, Dec 17, 2016 | 3:00 PM
Where: Times Union Center, 51 South Pearl Street, Albany, NY 12207
Nothing can stop a princess from a courageous adventure when Disney On Ice presents Dare to Dream skates into to your hometown. Join your hosts Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse as they share the heroic stories of four ...
When: Sat, Dec 17, 2016 | 7:00 PM
Where: Times Union Center, 51 South Pearl Street, Albany, NY 12207
Nothing can stop a princess from a courageous adventure when Disney On Ice presents Dare to Dream skates into to your hometown. Join your hosts Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse as they share the heroic stories of four ...
When: Sun, Dec 18, 2016 | 2:00 PM
Where: The Palace Theatre, 19 Clinton Avenue, Albany, NY 12207
Cost: $20, kids under 12 free
The classic animated television special, A Charlie Brown Christmas comes to life in this faithful stage adaptation in which Snoopy, Charlie Brown and the rest of the Peanuts Gang discover the true meaning of Christmas. ...
When: Sun, Dec 18, 2016 | 2:00 PM
Where: Proctors Theatre, 432 State Street, Schenectady NY 12305
Cost: $18 - $20
Make this family musical part of your holiday tradition as 'Twas the Land of the Night Before returns to Proctors! Twas the Land of the Night Before is a heartwarming musical family comedy about an enchanting village ...
When: Sun, Dec 18, 2016 | 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Where: Albany Pine Bush Preserve, 195 New Karner Rd #1, Albany, NY 12205
Cost: $3 per person or $5 per family, children under 5 free
Would you like to learn more about white-tailed deer in the Albany Pine Bush? Come and join us for an afternoon program on the largest mammal in the Pine Bush. We will start inside with a short introduction to deer ...
When: Sun, Dec 18, 2016 | 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Where: SUNY Poly Children's Museum of Science and Technology
Cost: Museum admission and $5.00 materials fee
Join SUNY Poly CMOST this summer as we keep the learning alive with our miniMake Challenges series.
When: Sun, Dec 18, 2016 | 2:00 PM
Where: Times Union Center, 51 South Pearl Street, Albany, NY 12207
Nothing can stop a princess from a courageous adventure when Disney On Ice presents Dare to Dream skates into to your hometown. Join your hosts Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse as they share the heroic stories of four ...
When: Thu, Dec 22, 2016 | 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Where: Children's Museum of Science & Technology
Cost: Activity Included with Museum Admission
Sensory Play is designed to help your child improve motor skills and increase his or her understanding of how the world works. No pre-registration required. Suited for ages 2-6.

When: Fri, Dec 23, 2016 until Thu, Dec 29, 2016 | 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Where: Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Now in its 6th year, the tremendously popular Empire State Plaza Ice Rink is open daily December 2 through March 12, from 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. (closed for maintenance from 3 p.m. - 4 p.m.) and skating is free. Located in ...
When: Fri, Dec 23, 2016 | 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Where: Children's Museum of Science & Technology
Cost: Activity Included with Museum Admission
Join one of our Museum Educators for this science based story time that includes a project based activity!

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