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.
Join Indian Ladder Farms in the Winterfest celebration. Breakfast with Santa, by reservation only, caroling hayrides and sittings with Santa at 1pm, 2pm and 3pm, free holiday crafts for the children. Live Holiday music by Two Late. 342 Altamont Rd. Altamont 518-765-2956.
Join Santa, as he ushers in the holiday season at the Museum on December 7, 2013, from 10:30am until 12:30pm. Children can tell Santa their holiday wishes, as they have their picture taken with him on a real fire truck! Create a unique holiday memory your family will always treasure at the FASNY Museum of Firefighting.
Cost:$5 adults/$3 seniors and children over 10/Children under 10 free
4th Annual Festival of Trees - Come in and see the beautifully decorated trees by local businesses and non profits. December 7 at Noon Santa will be visiting! We will be collecting monetary donations for the Damien Center to help with costs related to the fire they sustained earlier this year.
Celebrate Downtown Schenectady in the Holiday season! Join the Downtown Schenectady Improvement Corporation for FREE and FUN activities for the entire family. Come aboard the Holly Jolly Trolley and visit locations throughout Downtown.
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.
Where: The Lager House, 185 Old Loudon Rd., Latham, NY 12110
The Lager House, a family friendly pizza restaurant in Latham, is inviting kids who enjoy baking or love holiday cookies to a pizza and cookie party. Cost is $16.95 and includes cookies, decorating supplies, pizza, and soda for participating child. Siblings receive a five dollar discount. Pizza and soda also provided to accompanying adults at no additional charge (limit 2 adults per child). Additional food and drinks available for purchase. Space is limited, so call The Lager House today to reserve your child's spot, 518-782-2500, or email the event coordinator at email@example.com.
Network with local Exhibitors and Support 3 Non-profit Organizations ! Come join us on Wednesday, December 11th at the Polish Community Center on Washington Avenue Extension in Albany, NY for the Holiday Business Bash!
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!!
We are hosting a toy drive to support CAPTAIN's Holiday Toy Shop. Drop off a new unwrapped toys between 12-3pm on Dec. 14. If you have time join us for some hot chocolate and to play on our playground or sledding if we have snow!! We are located at 344 Moe Road in Clifton Park. For more information contact Diana Glaser at 518-369-7057.
Where: CNSE Children's Museum of Science and Technology
Cost:$5.00 museum admission
Visit CNSE CMOST and see Operation W.I.L.D. Each month we will highlight one of the amazing animals from our living collection. This month, meet our Greek Tortoise and participate in activities to learn more about the unique creatures that live at CNSE CMOST. Pre-registration is not required, and is included with museum admission. Activities recommended for children 5 years of age and up.
When: Today until Sun, Dec 22, 2013
| 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Where: Albany Academy Field House (117 Hackett Blvd., Albany, NY 12208)
The Albany Figure Skating Club is pleased to offer its popular United States Figure Skating (USFS)-sanctioned Basic Skills program, providing ice skating instruction for skaters of all ages, abilities, and interests.
When: Today until Sat, Dec 14, 2013
| 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Where: CNSE Childrens Museum of Science and Technology
Cost:Members $60.00 Non- Memebers $85.00
The "My Parent & Me" Science Class is a chance for kids and parents to interact, explore, imagine and discover the world of science. All programs include arts and crafts, and a preschool educational program as well as take-home activities and a reading list to continue the learning experience outside of the museum.
When: Today until Sun, Dec 29, 2013
| 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: The CNSE Children's Museum of Science & Technology, 250 Jordan Road, Troy, NY 12180
Cost:Each child 12 and under will receive free general admission to the museum when accompanied by a paying adult, courtesy of GE.
Saturdays in November (excluding November 2) and December, each child 12 and under will receive free general admission to the museum when accompanied by a paying adult, courtesy of GE. General admission includes such popular exhibits as the Living Indoor Hudson River, Operation W.I.L.D., and Weather Front.
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 Sat, Jan 18, 2014
| 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Where: Bethlehem Area YMCA
The Albany Figure Skating Club's United States Figure Skating (USFS)-sanctioned Basic Skills program will begin a new session on November 30th at the Bethlehem Area YMCA in Delmar. This program provides ice skating instruction for skaters of all ages, abilities, and interests, and is a fun, safe way to learn the basics of skating or to polish your skating skills.
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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