Easter weekend has arrived, and whether you’re going out to eat with the family, attending an Easter egg hunt, or have other plans in mind, it’s sure to be a good time in the Albany area. Find upcoming events below, and see what else is new this week!
Make Plans for Easter Weekend Fun & More Events
Here’s what’s going on around the region:
- The True at Capital Repertory Theatre: April 1 – 24
- 2nd Annual Easter Extravaganza: April 15 – 16
- 2022 Easter Celebration at Liberty Ridge Farm: April 16
- Easter Egg Hunts at Indian Ladder Farms: April 16 – 17
- Albany FireWolves vs. Philadelphia Wings: April 16
- Easter Egg Hunt, and Community Resource and Referral Day: April 16
- 2nd Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Knickerbacker Park: April 16
- Love Albany Egg Hunt (NOTE: Postponed from April 16 to April 30)
- Easter Egg Hunt at Latham Bible Baptist Church: April 16
- Hopped Cider Night featuring Reefer Madness: April 20
Check Out 4 Newsy Updates & Business Announcements
A New Gluten-Free Bakery Has Opened in Troy
After being a regular presence at local farmers markets over the years, baker and pastry chef Melanie O’Malley has opened a new storefront called O’Malley’s Oven. Located at 455 Fulton Street in Troy, this gluten-free bakery specializes in a wide variety of tasty treats, including muffins, cupcakes, pastries, custom order cakes, and more. O’Malley’s Oven hosted a soft opening in early March, and most recently, celebrated its grand opening on April 9.
Hit the Green at Schenectady Municipal Golf Course
Are you ready to make the most of the spring weather? Head outdoors for a trip to a nearby golf course! Schenectady Municipal Golf Course recently opened for the season, and as of today, April 15, riding carts are now available for golfers. Visit their website for full details and to reserve a tee time: https://muni.golf/
Volunteers Needed for Albany’s Earth Day Neighborhood Clean-Up
Earth Day is coming up soon on Friday, April 22, and to celebrate, the Downtown Albany Business Improvement District will host its annual Earth Day Neighborhood Clean-Up on Saturday, April 23. During the event, volunteers will help clean up downtown Albany from the Olde English Dog Park (119 N. Pearl Street) to the African American Cultural Center (135 S. Pearl Street).
This is a great way to clean up the community and get to know your neighbors in the process, and volunteers are encouraged to sign up in advance via Eventbrite.
Experience a Full Season of Performing Arts at Proctors
Attention all theater lovers! Proctors Collaborative has announced the 2022-2023 Key Bank Broadway Subscription Series lineup at Proctors Theatre in Schenectady. For one low subscription price, you’ll be able to secure the hottest tickets in town before the general public, including tickets to:
- Disney’s Aladdin: Oct. 11 – 23, 2022
- Hairspray: Dec. 6 – 11, 2022
- Tootsie: Apr. 11 – 16, 2023
- Jagged Little Pill: May 2 – 7, 2023
- Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations: May 23 – 28, 2023
- Hamilton: Mar. 14 – 19, 2023
- And your cross venue choice of any show produced at theREP!
If you’re interested, then read more details on Proctors’ website today: https://www.proctors.org/2022-2023-subscription-series/