Apr
16
Mon
Discover Butterflies at miSci
9:00 AM at miSci (museum of innovation and science),  15 Nott Terrace Heights  Schenectady ,  NY  12308
Butterflies are back at miSci! Escape winter’s chill and discover brilliantly colored native butterflies at miSci’s indoor butterfly house. Watch Butterflies at every stage of life - from egg to the Chrysalis chamber to adulthood. Learn about different species of... Event Details
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[Open House at Clifton Park Nursery School]
Apr
16
Mon
Open House at Clifton Park Nursery School
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Clifton Park Nursery School,  344 Moe Rd  Clifton Park,  NY  12065
Come visit our cooperative, family-centered preschool to learn how our play-based program can be the perfect first step for your child. Clifton Park Nursery School Open House, April 16, 5-7PM, 344 Moe Rd., Clifton Park. Event Details
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Apr
17
Tue
NYS SETF 21st Annual Special Education Conference
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM at The Hilton Garden Inn,  235 Hoosick Street  Troy,  NY  12180
Through the Special Education Task Force, we train parents, school personnel and other service providers together to reduce special education conflict and improve the educational outcomes and opportunities for students with disabilities. Event Details
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Apr
17
Tue
Night Sky Adventure at miSci
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM at miSci - Museum of Innovation and Science,  15 Nott Terrace Heights  Schenectady,  NY  12308
Everybody makes mistakes, including the smartest astronomers and engineers at NASA. Sometimes these mistakes are catastrophic, but other times they lead to big unexpected discoveries. Join us as we learn about some of the failed missions across all space agencies,... Event Details
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[sarac novic and peter golden]
Apr
17
Tue
Sara Novic and Peter Golden, Acclaimed Novelists: Presentation/Q&A
7:30 PM to 9:00 PM at NYS Museum,  222 Madison Avenue, Huxley Theatre, Cultural Education Center  Albany,  NY  12230
Sara Novic, notable figure in the American deaf community, is the author of Girl at War, the story of a girl’s coming of age during the collapse of the former Yugoslavia. Peter Golden’s newest novel Nothing Is Forgotten (2018), is... Event Details
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Apr
19
Thu
The Science of Transportation Home school Enrichment Program
1:00 PM to 2:30 PM at CMOST,  250 Jordan Road  Troy,  NY  12180
People are always looking for the best way to travel from place to place. Explore different modes of transportation and see how things have changed. Then take part in hands-on activities to test your knowledge. Event Details
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[lecture poster with photos]
Apr
19
Thu
Spring Lecture Series: Take That Degree Outside the Box
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM at Sage College of Albany - Opalka Gallery,  140 New Scotland Avenue  Albany,  NY  12208
Join us in a conversation on how a traditional degree can be used towards your passion. Event Details
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Apr
19
Thu
Monthly Meeting and Cultural Presentation
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM at American Italian Heritage Museum,  1227 Central Ave.  Albany,  NY  12205
The business meeting starts at 7:00 p.m., followed by author Lisa Petrocelli. Many books have tried to give readers an idea of what it is like to live, eat, and breathe motorcycles, but “The Gloves Come Off” really delivers. These... Event Details
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Apr
19
Thu
What Will Your Legacy Be? Charitable Giving for the Every Man
7:00 PM at Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library,  475 Moe Road  Clifton Park,  NY  12065
This session will share ways to realize your philanthropic goals while simultaneously helping to reduce taxes, increase estate values, provide lifetime incomes, and protect beneficiaries. Presented by the Simmons Capital Group. Registration required. Event Details
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[salman rushdie]
Apr
19
Thu
Salman Rushdie, Award-Winning Novelist: Presentation/Q&A
7:30 PM to 9:00 PM at University at Albany Downtown Campus,  135 Western Avenue, Page Hall  Albany,  NY  12203
Salman Rushdie is widely recognized as a leading figure of world literature. This will be his first visit to the Institute since cancelling his scheduled 1988 appearance due to controversy surrounding his novel, The Satanic Verses. His new novel is... Event Details
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Apr
20
Fri
ELL Conversation Class: Mom & Me
10:00 AM at Clifton Park - Halfmoon Public Library,  475 Moe Road  Clifton Park,  NY  12065
This drop-in program for parents and their children (up to two years old) will help participants practice English conversation, including questions to ask at the doctor’s office, preschool and in the community. No registration needed. Event Details
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Apr
20
Fri
Seventh Annual Gospel Jubilee at Proctors
7:00 PM at Proctors Theatre, 432 State Street, Schenectady NY 12305
The largest continuing gospel celebration in the Capital Region, Gospel Jubilee, is back at Proctors, with a highly-anticipated seventh edition sure to bring great joy and uplifting music to all in attendance. Event Details
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[marc guggenheim]
Apr
20
Fri
Marc Guggenheim Presentation
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM at University at Albany Downtown Campus,  135 Western Avenue, Page Hall  Albany,  NY  12203
Marc Guggenheim, UAlbany alum, is the developer and “showrunner” CW Network TV shows Arrow and Legends of Tomorrow. He is the author of the legal thriller novel, Overwatch (2014) and writes for several Marvel Comics series including the X-Men Franchise.... Event Details
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[heart shaped stone]
Apr
20
Fri
Heart-Opening Crystal Gathering at Luna Rae's
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM at Luna Rae's,  211 Old Loudon Road  Latham,  NY  12110
Gather together and join Cheryl McCathran to experience the heart-opening properties of Rose Quartz. Event Details
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Apr
21
Sat
Albany Star Sighting at the Henry Hudson Planetarium
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM at Albany Heritage Area Visitors Center,  25 Quackenbush Square  Albany,  NY  12207
Interacive program identifies stars, planets, comets and constellations in the night sky and the tools and techniques for becoming an amateur astronomer. Geared for skywatchers ages 8 and above. Event Details
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[Russian Folk Dance School]
Apr
21
Sat
Russian Folk Dance School
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM at New Russia Cultural Center,  1550 Broadway  Rensselaer,  NY  12144
Vladimir Nikitin, Artistic Director and Founder, offers dance classes for children and adults, providing expert teaching with a strong foundation in Russian character dance techniques and artistry. Event Details
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[large white building in the evening]
Apr
21
Sat
TTOB Books and Lunch
11:30 AM to 2:00 PM at The Vista at the Van Patten Golf Club,  924 Main Street  Clifton Park,  NY  12065
Join the Friends of the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Library Two Towns-One Book Program for Books and Lunch at The Vista, Saturday, April 21st, 11:30am-2:00pm. Event Details
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[a white and blue symbol in a tree]
Apr
21
Sat
Shabbat Shmooze: Israel at 70: Triumphs and Tribulations
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM at Temple Israel of Albany,  600 New Scotland Avenue  Albany,  NY  12208
Join us for an opportunity to appreciate all that Israel has contributed to the world and reflect on the challenges that lie ahead. Event Details
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Apr
21
Sat
Young Onset Parkinson's Disease Support Group Meeting
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church,  510 Albany-Shaker Road  Loudonville,  NY 
The monthly meeting of the YOPD Support Group is scheduled for Saturday, April 21, 2018, 2:00-4:00 p.m. at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 510 Albany-Shaker Road, Loudonville, NY. Event Details
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[people near bikes]
Apr
21
Sat
Albany Bike Rescue Rules of the Road Bike Safety Class
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM at Honest Weight Food Co-op,  100 Watervliet Ave  Albany,  NY  12206
Please join Albany Bike Rescue at our Earth Day event on April 21st. ABR will be holding an info session covering safe cycling practices, basic at-home maintenance skills, NYS vehicular law as it applies to bicyclists, and sharing quick tips... Event Details
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Apr
22
Sun
18th Annual Pillars of the Community Awards
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM at Temple Israel of Albany ,  600 New Scotland Ave  Albany,  NY  12208
The Sidney Albert Albany Jewish Community Center Presents its 18th Annual Pillars of the Community Awards. Recognized throughout the greater community, Pillars is our annual leadership award event that honors outstanding local Jewish community leaders, friends and staff. Over 250... Event Details
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[cokie roberts]
Apr
24
Tue
Cokie Roberts: Craft Talk on Writing About Women’s History
4:15 PM to 5:30 PM at University at Albany Uptown Campus,  1400 Washington Avenue, Recital Hall, Performing Arts Center  Albany,  NY  12222
Cokie Roberts, one of America’s leading broadcast journalists, is a long-time reporter, news analyst, and commentator for National Public Radio; a commentator and analyst for ABC News; and a regular roundtable analyst for This Week with George Stephanopoulos. Her journalism... Event Details
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[photos of four women]
Apr
24
Tue
“Women and Power in America” with Cokie Roberts, Jill Stein, Danielle Belton, and Mayor Kathy Sheehan
7:30 PM to 9:00 PM at Hearst Media Center,  645 Albany Shaker Rd.  Loudonville,  NY  12211
Influential women in the fields of broadcasting, journalism, and politics, will discuss the challenges and opportunities facing women in America today. Moderated by Cokie Roberts, one of America’s leading broadcast journalists. Featured panelists include: Danielle Belton, editor-in-chief of The Root;... Event Details
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[alzheimer's prevention registry logo]
Apr
25
Wed
Good News in Alzheimer’s Research Information Session
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM at Empire Neurology P.C. ,  1182 Troy Schenectady Rd., Suite 203  Latham,  NY  12110
Empire Neurology will be hosting an information session for people who are interested in learning more about healthy aging, Alzheimer’s disease, prevention, and research opportunities. Event Details
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[healthcare lecture event poster]
Apr
26
Thu
Spring Lecture Series: New York’s Changing Healthcare Landscape
7:30 AM to 9:00 AM at Sage College of Albany - Opalka Gallery,  140 New Scotland Avenue  Albany,  NY  12208
Hear M. Beatrice Grause, R.N., J.D., F.A.C.H.E, President at Healthcare Association of New York State (HANYS) speak on the changing landscape of healthcare. Event Details
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Apr
26
Thu
Blood Drive at Curtis Lumber
3:00 PM at Curtis Lumber,  885 New York Route 67  Ballston Spa,  NY  12020
A Red Cross Blood Drive will be held Thursday, April 26, from 9 am-3 pm, at Curtis Lumber, 885 Route 67 in Ballston Spa. To schedule an appointment, please call Christina Curley at 518 490-1334 or visit redcrossblood.org and use... Event Details
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Apr
26
Thu
Mombaroccio Village of Heroes: Saving the Family Sarano
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM at American Italian Heritage Museum,  1227 Central Ave.  Albany,  NY  12205
This Jewish-Catholic Dialogue Lecture, led by La Rabinessa Liora Kelman of Congregation Beth Israel, will discuss how her family, the Saranos of Milan, were saved from the Holocaust in the small village of Mombaroccio where her Nonno (grandfather) saved thousands... Event Details
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Apr
26
Thu
The Maywood Way of Wooing and Writing Poetry
7:00 PM at Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library,  475 Moe Road  Clifton Park,  NY  12065
In this how-to workshop, participants will be paired with a literary mentor who will guide you in your writing. Poets and non-poets at all stages of writing are welcome to attend. Registration required.... Event Details
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Apr
28
Sat
Mini Retreat at the First Presbyterian Church
8:45 AM to 12:00 PM at First Presbyterian Church,  209 Union St.  Schenectady,  NY  12305
All women in the community are invited to a Saturday morning retreat. The theme is “Invitation to Rest” featuring guest speaker Sara Keiper. Sara was the Director of Spiritual Formation & Prayer for Intervarsity Christian Fellowship Mid-Atlantic. Brunch will be... Event Details
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Apr
28
Sat
Rosary Walk for Life 2018 with Bishop Ed
10:30 AM to 3:00 PM at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception,  125 Eagle Street  Albany,  NY  12202
Fifth Annual Rosary Walk for Life with Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger. Event Details
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[jam in jar]
Apr
28
Sat
Citron Melon Jam Session
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM at Clermont State Historic Site,  1 Clermont Avenue  Germantown,  NY  12526
Fun & Educational Family Workshop. Event Details
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[a man with blue tie and glasses]
Apr
29
Sun
TI Men's Club Breakfast with Guest Speaker Ted Orosz
9:30 AM to 11:30 AM at Temple Israel of Albany,  600 New Scotland Avenue  Albany,  NY  12208
Come join Saratoga resident Ted Orosz and the TI Men’s Club for a breakfast full of History and Community! Event Details
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Apr
29
Sun
Stream Sampling Results: Will Wading in This Stream Make Me Sick?
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM at Sanctuary for Independent ,  3361 6th Ave  Troy,  NY  12181
Rensselaer Land Trust will share results of data collected by citizen science volunteers from 18 stream sites in Rensselaer County. The presentation intends to improve community knowledge, awareness and stewardship about local water resources. Find out if you should be... Event Details
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[eugene lee]
Apr
30
Mon
Eugene Lee, Set Designer for Wicked and Saturday Night Live
7:30 PM to 9:00 PM at University at Albany Uptown Campus,  1400 Washington Avenue, Studio Theatre, Performing Arts Center  Albany,  NY  12222
Eugene Lee, legendary Broadway set designer, has won three Tony Awards for his work on Leonard Bernstein’s Candide, Stephen Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd, and Gregory Maguire’s Wicked. Lee has also served as the production designer for Saturday Night Live for more... Event Details
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May
4
Fri
Antique Series Part II
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM at HIstoric Grooms Tavern,  290 Sugar Hill Road   Rexford ,  NY  12148
Town Historian John Scherer will present a power point presentation on his personal experiences collecting antique decorated stoneware for the New York State Museum. Some focus will be on the folk art designs used to decorate stoneware vessels, their collectability,... Event Details
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[man working on video game]
May
5
Sat
GameFest 2018
11:00 AM to 4:00 PM at Troy Atrium ,  4 3rd St  Troy,  NY  12180
GameFest at Rensselaer is an annual celebration of creativity and innovation in digital games, with a student showcase and competition, music performances, and presentations from veteran game designers, critics, scholars, and indie developers. Event Details
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May
6
Sun
A Taste of Change
2:00 PM to 5:00 PM at New York State Museum,  222 Madison Avenue  Albany,  NY  12230
Cookbooks and scrapbooks tell us a lot more than just how a dish is made. What recipes are included often give us an indication of the family’s ethnicity and how that ethnicity was retained over generations through the continuation of... Event Details
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May
7
Mon
Senior Science Day at miSci
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM at miSci - Museum of Innovation and Science,  15 Nott Terrace Heights  Schenectady,  NY  12308
The Cassini spacecraft spent 13 years orbiting Saturn and plunged into its atmosphere in a “grand finale” in September of 2017. Cassini has revolutionized our understanding of Saturn and all gas giant planets. Join us for some spectacular imagery of... Event Details
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[octagon barn star party logo]
May
11
Fri
Octagon Barn Star Party and Lecture
8:00 PM to 10:00 PM at Knox Octagon Barn,  588 Middle Road  Delanson,  NY  12053
Join us for an astronomy lesson and dark sky observing at the Octagon Barn in Delanson, NY! Programs include a 1 hour talk by local astronomy enthusiasts, followed by night sky observing if the weather is clear. Amateur astronomers and... Event Details
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May
15
Tue
Night Sky Adventure at miSci
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM at miSci - Museum of Innovation and Science,  15 Nott Terrace Heights  Schenectady,  NY  12308
Insight is a new robotic mission to Mars launching in May 2018 and arriving in November 2018. It will gather seismic, temperature, and motion information about Mars, helping astronomers understand what the inside of Mars looks like without having to... Event Details
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May
19
Sat
Albany Star Sighting at the Henry Hudson Planetarium
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM at Albany Heritage Area Visitors Center,  25 Quackenbush Square  Albany,  NY  12207
Interacive program identifies stars, planets, comets and constellations in the night sky and the tools and techniques for becoming an amateur astronomer. Geared for skywatchers ages 8 and above. Event Details
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[clifton park nursery school logo]
May
19
Sat
Open House at Clifton Park Nursery School
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM at Clifton Park Nursery School,  344 Moe Rd  Clifton Park,  NY  12065
Come visit our cooperative, family-centered preschool to learn how our play-based program can be the perfect first step for your child. Clifton Park Nursery School Open House, May 19, 1-3PM, 344 Moe Rd., Clifton Park. Event Details
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May
23
Wed
Lessons Learned From Our Work in Africa
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Westminster Presbyterian Church,  85 Chestnut Street  Albany,  NY  12210
Join us at Westminster Presbyterian Church on Wednesday, May 23rd from 7-9pm as we share Lessons Learned From Our Work in Africa. The evening is designed as a forum and workshop to bring together Capital District groups who are engaged... Event Details
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May
26
Sat
Shaker Innovation Tour at Shaker Heritage Society
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM at Shaker Heritage Society,  25 Meeting House Road  Albany,  NY  12211
Did you know that the Shakers were serial entrepreneurs? Learn about Shaker industries and how they made use of the Erie Canal. Visit the 1856 Drying House and other buildings that were used to produce Shaker products for sale to... Event Details
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[valleycats baseball logo]
Jun
13
Wed
5th Annual ValleyCats Education Day
10:00 AM at Joseph L. Bruno Stadium,  80 Vandenburgh Avenue  Troy,  NY  12180
The Tri-City ValleyCats, Class A New York-Penn League affiliate of the World Series champion Houston Astros, will host the 5th Annual Education Day at the Joseph L. Bruno Stadium on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 as they face the Albany Dutchmen... Event Details
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Jun
16
Sat
Albany Star Sighting at the Henry Hudson Planetarium
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM at Albany Heritage Area Visitors Center,  25 Quackenbush Square  Albany,  NY  12207
Interacive program identifies stars, planets, comets and constellations in the night sky and the tools and techniques for becoming an amateur astronomer. Geared for skywatchers ages 8 and above. Event Details
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[group photo of teens in red shirts]
Jul
9
Mon
Teen Human Rights Symposium
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM at NYSUT Headquarters,  800 Troy-Schenectady Road  Latham,  NY  12110
Teen Summer Symposium on Human Rights: July 9-11, 2018. Open to students in grades 9-12 interested in civic action, social justice, politics, and international relations. Event Details
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Jul
21
Sat
Albany Star Sighting at the Henry Hudson Planetarium
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM at Albany Heritage Area Visitors Center,  25 Quackenbush Square  Albany,  NY  12207
Interacive program identifies stars, planets, comets and constellations in the night sky and the tools and techniques for becoming an amateur astronomer. Geared for skywatchers ages 8 and above. Event Details
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[people checking out info sign near trees]
Aug
25
Sat
Tree Walk-Talk
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM at Steepletop,  440 East Hill Rd.  Austerlitz,  NY  12017
Can Trees Write? Looking for their story. Discover the trees at Steepletop.... Event Details
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Sep
29
Sat
Capital Region Pet Expo 2018
11:00 AM to 3:00 PM at Viaport Rotterdam,  93 West Campbell Road  Schenectady,  NY  12306
The Cap Region Pet Ex is an exciting event in the Capital District that is dedicated to everything for your pet. Event Details
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