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Events

 

 

Thursday, January 29, 2015  (10:00 a.m. 3:00 p.m.)
Health & Wellness
Description: The American Red Cross will be holding a blood drive at Russell Sage College, 45 Ferry St., Troy, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, or to schedule an appointment, call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org
Thursday, January 29, 2015  (6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Description: The Chapel + Cultural Center, 2125 Burdett Ave., Troy will host “Dichotomy Paintings” and “Querencia: Images of Home” featuring recent works by students at Tech Valley High School through Feb. 27. Opening reception on Jan. 29 from 6 to 8 p.m. Gallery hours are Monday through Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. For more information, call 274-7793 or visit www.chapelandculturalcenter.org.
Saturday, January 31, 2015  (6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Description: The Joy of Troy Church, 600 Third Ave. (at the corner of 116th St.) in Lansingburgh, will host a free event about how to lose weight naturally from 6 to 8 p.m. in its meeting room. Learn the eight factors which cause weight gain, taste free food samples, get new recipes, and take advantage of a free health screening.
Contact: For additional information, call Marina at 774-2864.
Saturday, January 31, 2015  (7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.)
Music & Entertainment
Description: The friends of Averill Park Performing Arts invite you to an evening of dance music and fun at the Averill Park High school The evening will begin with expert instruction in swing dance basics by Ron Trito. Following the dance instruction, big band music will be generously provided by the Georgie Wonders Orchestra. The popular Raffle will be back this year and refreshments will also be available. The parents and students of the Averill Park Music Program appreciate the support of the members of their community and hope you will join them for a wonderful evening. To reserve your advance sale tickets, please contact Karen at kmeemken@nycap.rr.com
Saturday, January 31, 2015  (8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.)
Community Event
Location: Grafton VFW - Fire Hall on South Road (County Route 85)
Description: The Grafton Volunteer Fire Department along with the Grafton Ladies Auxiliary will be serving an All You Can Eat Breakfast. The cost is $9 per adult, kids 12 and under $4, kids 5 and under FREE.
Saturday, January 31, 2015  (8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.)
Community Event
Description: The Grafton Volunteer Fire Department along with the Grafton Ladies Auxiliary will be serving an All You Can Eat Buffet Breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. at the Grafton VFW - Fire Hall on South Road (County Route 85). $9 for adults, $4 for children ages 6 through 12, and free for children 5 and younger. CHILDREN’S LANGUAGE AND MUSIC CLASSES:
Saturday, January 31, 2015  (10:00 a.m - 11:30 p.m.)
Community Event
Description: The “Sit & Knit” knitting and needle arts group will hold its weekly session at the Grafton Community Library, 2455 NY Route 2 on Jan. 31 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. All are invited to come share their skills and learn new techniques and tricks. No previous experience is necessary. Participants practice a variety of techniques including stitching, crocheting, knitting, and more. Drop in for a few minutes or stay the whole time. For more information, call 279-0580 or visit graftoncommunitylibrary.org
Saturday, January 31, 2015  (12:00 Noon - 3:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Description: The Mavens of Mayhem, the local chapter of the Sisters in Crime, will host a panel of mystery authors for a discussion at the East Greenbush Community Library, 10 Community Way, East Greenbush, from noon to 3 p.m. Free, registration requested. For more information or to register, call 477-7476.
Saturday, January 31, 2015  (3:00 p.m. - N/A)
Community Event/Fundraiser
Location: Uncle Sam Lanes, Troy
Description: Garden Bowl 2015. Get a group of four or five friends, family members, co-workers or fellow community gardeners to bowl on a team with you - or register as an individual and let Capital Roots place you with a team. The funds will support their programs; Community Gardens, The Veggie Mobile and Veggie Mobile Sprout;Healthy SHealthy Stores Program tores Program
Contact: For additional information, please call Mari Shopsis at 518-274-8685.
Saturday, January 31, 2015  (N/A)
Winter Festival
Description: Schodack Island State Park seeks vendors for its Winter Festival, which will be held on Jan. 31. For more information or to reserve a space, call 732-0187, e-mail Kathy.meyer@parks.ny.gov and Tricia.Shaw@parks.ny.gov or stop by the park office, located at 1 Schodack Way in Schodack Landing.
Saturday, January 31, 2015  (9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.)
Farmers Market
Location: The Atrium, 49 Fourth Street, Troy.
Description: Troy Waterfront Farmers’ Market welcomes winter season and new vendors-Troy Waterfront Farmers’ Market will ring in the start of the 2014 winter season. The market will be introducing five new vendors this winter. "New vendors to the market include: Nine Pin Ciderworks – Crafting New York hard cider from farm to glass using apples sourced entirely from the Capital Region and Hudson Valley; Jamtastic – Small batch jams, hand-made using the finest ingredients available and never any preservatives; Tidy Thyme – a locally produced, plant based, cleaning and home product line; Tierra Farm – certified organic nut roasting company with products made in small batches by hand; and Vital Eats - offering fresh, local and healthy vegan prepared foods with custom soups, salads and healthy shakes, sauces and spices". This market is open every Saturday.
Saturday, January 31, 2015  (12:00 Noon - 3:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Description: The Mavens of Mayhem, local chapter of the Sisters in Crime, will have a panel of mystery authors at the East Greenbush Library 12 Noon- 3 PM, Saturday, January 31st. After the program, authors will sign books and books will be available for purchase. This event is sponsored by the East Greenbush Library and the Nassau Free Library. The program is free and open to the public but please register at 477-7476.
Saturday, January 31, 2015  (11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Festival
Description: Visit Schodack Island State Park on Saturday, January 31 for Winterfest 2015! All day activities will possibly include ice skating, snowshoeing, dog sled rides by Run by Dogs, an Ice House History Display, Native American Education Table, Bonfire with S'more Roast and Vendors, and crafters. Food will be available by Charcoal Dole and hot beverages will be available by the Friends of Schodack Island State Park. Scheduled activities will possibly include an amateur cross country ski race, scavenger hunt, "Disney's Frozen" look-alike contest, Ugly Sweater contest, and Native American Lifestyle Talks. Detailed schedule will be announced closer to the event. This event is free and open to the public.
Sunday, February 01, 2015  (11:00 a.m. - N/A)
Walking Group
Description: Combat K-9 Dog Walking Group -Uncle Sam's Bikeway in Troy 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month ~ 11 am Meet at Oakwood Cemetery parking lot off Gurley Ave Check Facebook page for weather-related changes.

Don't have a dog? No problem - join them for a short walk.
Sunday, February 01, 2015  (8:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon)
Community Event/Brealfast
Description: The Castleton, Fire House located at 11 Green Avenue in Castleton will be hosting an All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast on the First Sunday of every month from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 Noon. All-You-Can Eat Breakfasts will be held on October 5, 2014; November 2, 2014; December 7, 2014; January 4, 2015; February 1, 2015; March 1, 2015; April 12, 2015 and May 3, 2015. The cost $8/Adults; $7/Seniors and $5/Children (ages 5 to 11)

Contact: For additional information, please call 732-4342.
Monday, February 02, 2015  (6:00 p.m. - N/A)
Community Event
Location: Grafton Lakes State Park/Meet at Shaver Pond Center.
Description: Almost Full Moon Outing-Savor winter under the glow of the moon.
Contact: For additional information, please call 279-1155.
Tuesday, February 03, 2015  (4:30 p.m. - N/A)
Education
Description: The Lansingburgh Branch of the Troy Public Library, 27 114th Street, Troy, will hold a free Microsoft Word Basics Class beginning at 5:30 p.m. A one-on-one session will be held ahead of the class at 4:30 p.m. Seating limited; advance registration required. For more information or to register, call 235-5310 or visit www.thetroylibrary.org
Tuesday, February 03, 2015  (6:30 p.m. - N/A)
Community Event
Description: The next meeting of the Greenbush Garden Club will be February 3, 2015 at 6:30 at the East Greenbush Library. The topic will be the History of Fort Crailo.-Heidi Hill, Site Manager of Fort Crailo & Schuyler Mansion will be telling the history of Fort Crailo and tell us some interesting tales of the site. The Greenbush Garden Club has won many awards for refurbishing and maintaining the site's gardens.
Thursday, February 05, 2015  (7:00 p.m. - N/A)
Community Event
Location: Grafton Lakes State Park/Meet in the Park's Office.
Description: Friends of Grafton Lakes State Park Winter Meeting at 7pm. Join this wonderful group of outdoor enthusiasts as they make plans for trail improvements, park events and new amenities for the public.
Contact: For additional information, please call 279-1155.
Friday, February 06, 2015  (1:30 p.m. - N/A)
Community Event
Description: The Ilium Literary Club will meet at the Troy Masonic Community Center, 39 Brunswick Rd., Troy. General meeting, featuring guest speaker Bernice Mennis, author of “Breaking Out of Prison: Consciousness, Compassion and Freedom,” begins at 2 p.m. Executive Board will meet at 1:30 p.m. Guests are welcome to attend.
Saturday, February 07, 2015  (8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.)
Community Event
Description: The Pleasantdale Fire Company will hold an All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast in the Fire Hall, 1181 River Rd., Pleasantdale, from 8 to 11 a.m. Adults, $6; children ages 6 through 12, $4; children 5 and younger, free. Buffet or special order available
Saturday, February 07, 2015  (Time TBA)
Education
Description: The Troy Public Library Lansingburgh Branch, 27 114th St., Troy, will hold Tutor Time from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute students tutor children in kindergarten through high school in reading and math. For more information, visit http://doso.rpi.edu/precollege or call 276-3098. Sponsored by RPI.
Saturday, February 07, 2015  (9:00 a.m. - N/A)
Education / Defensive Driving Class
Description: Six Hour Defensive Driving Class: Legislative Chambers, 3rd floor, County Office Building, Use the rear entrance! Only $25.00! Open to County Employees, Families and Friends. Please prepay to ensure a spot in the class. Contact Mike Bromm MJBromm@hotmail.com Or Leave a message, 258-3893. Cash, check or MO to Michael Bromm, 51 Old Route 7, Valley Falls, NY 12185
Saturday, February 07, 2015  (10:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon)
Health
Location: Mink's Firehouse
959 Broadway -Rensselaer
Description: 2015 Rensselaer County Rabies Clinic: ***Cats / Ferrets are the 1st hour and dogs are the 2nd hour********* Please bring a copy of the last rabies certificate in order to get a 3 year vaccine. Donations are accepted.
Contact: Call for 518-270-2643 more information.
Saturday, February 07, 2015  (9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.)
Farmers Market
Location: The Atrium, 49 Fourth Street, Troy.
Description: Troy Waterfront Farmers’ Market welcomes winter season and new vendors-Troy Waterfront Farmers’ Market will ring in the start of the 2014 winter season. The market will be introducing five new vendors this winter. "New vendors to the market include: Nine Pin Ciderworks – Crafting New York hard cider from farm to glass using apples sourced entirely from the Capital Region and Hudson Valley; Jamtastic – Small batch jams, hand-made using the finest ingredients available and never any preservatives; Tidy Thyme – a locally produced, plant based, cleaning and home product line; Tierra Farm – certified organic nut roasting company with products made in small batches by hand; and Vital Eats - offering fresh, local and healthy vegan prepared foods with custom soups, salads and healthy shakes, sauces and spices". This market is open every Saturday.
Sunday, February 08, 2015  (5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.)
Community Event/Fundraiser
Location: 3925 Route 2, just east of Troy.
Description: Benefit for Kaylie Willsey at Brunswick Barbecue and Brew on Sunday Feb 8, 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm. at the Brunswick Barbeque and Brew $25 adults / $10 children under 12. Raffles, 50/50 and door prizes. An Italian buffet is included and live entertainment will be present! Kaylie is 19, has Ulcerative Colitis and will be having her colon removed in February. She has been unable to work and school has been set back a semester. Help her get back on her feet!
Contact: For additional information, please call (518) 279-9993.
Web Site: www.brunswickbbq.com
Tuesday, February 10, 2015  (12:00 Noon - N/A)
Music & Entertainment
Location: Corner of State and Second Streets,
Troy.
Description: Troy Savings Hall presents Music @ Noon Free Concerts February 10 - The Rensselaer Orchestra - Nicholas De Maison, conductor March 10 - Triskele - traditional Celtic music by a women''s quartet April 14 - The Broad Street Chamber Players May 12 - Findlay Cockrell
Contact: For additional information, please call 518-273-0038.
Tuesday, February 10, 2015  (4:30 p.m. - N/A)
Education
Description: The Lansingburgh Branch of the Troy Public Library, 27 114th Street, Troy, will hold a free Microsoft Excel Basics Class beginning at 5:30 p.m. A one-on-one session will be held ahead of the class at 4:30 p.m. Seating limited; advance registration required. For more information or to register, call 235-5310 or visit www.thetroylibrary.org
Tuesday, February 10, 2015  (7:30 p.m. - N/A)
Community Event
Description: The Raymertown Fire District will hold its regular monthly meeting at 43 Mason Lane, Raymertown, beginning at 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, February 11, 2015  (10:30 a.m.)
Youth
Description: The Troy Public Library will hold Family Storytime at its Main Branch, 100 Second St. Troy, at 10:30 a.m. They will share stories, songs, movement and a simple craft. For children up to age 5 with a parent or caregiver.
Contact: For additional information please call 274-7071.
Wednesday, February 11, 2015  (4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Description: The Main Branch of the Troy Public Library, 100 Second St., Troy, will hold its weekly Real Talk for Teens session from 4 to 5 p.m. For more information, call 274-7071 or visit www.thetroylibrary.org
Thursday, February 12, 2015  (10:30 a.m. - N/A)
Youth
Description: The Troy Public Library will hold Family Storytime at its Lansingburgh Branch, 27 114th St., Troy, at 10:30 a.m. We will share stories, songs, movement and a simple craft. For children up to age 5 with a parent or caregiver. For more information, call 235-5310.
Thursday, February 12, 2015  (5:45 - 6:45 p.m.)
Community Event
Description: The Troy Public Library Main Branch, 100 Second St., Troy, will host a free, guided meditation class led by Michael Fuselli from 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. Includes instruction, practice and discussion. Learn how this technique helps reduce stress and improve energy, focus, self-esteem, balance, self-control, improved health, relationships, productivity and much more! Drop-in class, no registration necessary. For more information, call 274-7071 or visit www.thetroylibrary.org
Thursday, February 12, 2015  (6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.)
Youth
Description: Troy Central Little League Registering Players Through March 28 for 2015 Season; Open to Boys and Girls, Ages 4 to 12 Troy Central Little League at 3130 Seventh Avenue is hosting open registrations from January 23 through March 28 for the 2015 season. The only Little League serving the city of Troy, Troy Central Little League has the lowest registration fees of any youth baseball program in the area. The fee of $30 for the first child in a family/$15 per additional child covers regular and all-star season play, a team shirt and hat, and year-end trophies. Membership is open to boys and girls, ages 4 to 12, for T-ball, Farm, Minors and Majors levels. Registration can be made by phone at (518) 469-1843 or online at www.tinyurl.com/TCLL2015. In-person registration will be held as follows: Thursday, Feb. 12: 6:30-8:30 p.m. at PS#12, 475 First Street Wednesday, Feb. 25: 6-8 p.m. at PS#2, 470 Tenth Street Thursday, Feb. 26: 4-6:30 p.m. at Troy Boys & Girls Club Wednesday, March 4: 6-8 p.m. at Griswold Heights Community Center Thursday, March 19: 5-8 p.m. at Troy Middle School Saturday, March 21: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at TCLL Field
Saturday, February 14, 2015  (7:00 p.m. -1:00)
Community Event
Description: Tickets are now available for The Love Story Masquerade Ball, which will take place at the Takk House, 55 3rd Street, Troy on Feb. 14 from 7 p.m. until 1 a.m. Formal, ticketed event features a mingling gourmet meal designed by Hudson Valley chef Ric Orlando and prepared by New World Catering, enjoyed while a raucous show of roaming burlesque performers whet guests’ appetite for romance and dessert. Limited availablility; sold in pairs only. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit thelovestorymasquerade.com
Saturday, February 14, 2015  (9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.)
Farmers Market
Location: The Atrium, 49 Fourth Street, Troy.
Description: Troy Waterfront Farmers’ Market welcomes winter season and new vendors-Troy Waterfront Farmers’ Market will ring in the start of the 2014 winter season. The market will be introducing five new vendors this winter. "New vendors to the market include: Nine Pin Ciderworks – Crafting New York hard cider from farm to glass using apples sourced entirely from the Capital Region and Hudson Valley; Jamtastic – Small batch jams, hand-made using the finest ingredients available and never any preservatives; Tidy Thyme – a locally produced, plant based, cleaning and home product line; Tierra Farm – certified organic nut roasting company with products made in small batches by hand; and Vital Eats - offering fresh, local and healthy vegan prepared foods with custom soups, salads and healthy shakes, sauces and spices". This market is open every Saturday.
Saturday, February 14, 2015  (7:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.)
Community Event
Description: Tickets are now available for The Love Story Masquerade Ball, which will take place at the Takk House, 55 3rd Street, Troy on Feb. 14 from 7 p.m. until 1 a.m. Formal, ticketed event features a mingling gourmet meal designed by Hudson Valley chef Ric Orlando and prepared by New World Catering, enjoyed while a raucous show of roaming burlesque performers whet guests’ appetite for romance and dessert. Limited availablility; sold in pairs only.
Contact: For more information or to purchase tickets, visit thelovestorymasquerade.com
Sunday, February 15, 2015  (11:00 a.m. - N/A)
Walking Group
Description: Combat K-9 Dog Walking Group -Uncle Sam's Bikeway in Troy 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month ~ 11 am Meet at Oakwood Cemetery parking lot off Gurley Ave Check Facebook page for weather-related changes.

Don't have a dog? No problem - join them for a short walk.
Monday, February 16, 2015  (1:00 p.m. - N/A)
Community Event
Location: Grafton Lakes State Park.
Description: Monday, Feb 16th— Snowshoe Explore at 1pm.. Learn to use snowshoes and head out into the park on an adventure. Pre-register please. $2 each or $5/family
Contact: For additional information, please call 279-1155.
Thursday, February 19, 2015  (10:00 a.m. - N/A)
Community Event
Location: Crailo is located at 9 ½ Riverside Ave. in Rensselaer, New York.
Description: The Crailo State Historic Site will be offering “Winter Delights: Colonial Chocolate and Games” for children, their parents and anyone interested in historic chocolate and entertainment. Between 10:00am and 1:00 pm everyone is welcome to drop in to learn about 18th century drinking chocolate and play indoor colonial games. Demonstrations and samples of the historic style of chocolate drink will take place in front of a crackling fire on the hearth. Everyone is welcome to make their own whirligig. Refreshments of hot chocolate and cookies will be available. The Museum will be open for self-guided tours and the Marketplace Museum Shop will be open for browsing. The cost of admission is $3 per child, parents accompanying them will be free.
Contact: For more information please visit www.nysparks.com or www.facebook.com/CrailoStateHistoricSite or call (518)463-8738
Friday, February 20, 2015  (1:00 p.m. - N/A)
Community Event
Location: Grafton Lakes State Park.
Description: Animal Tracking with the Family at 1pm at Grafton. Fisher, fox, and other creatures live in the park! Learn how spot their tracks and sign, and then join them as they look for the stories they’ve left in the snow. Preregistration required as space is limited. $2 each or $5/family.
Contact: For additional information, please call 279-1155.
Saturday, February 21, 2015  (11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Description: Cherry Plain State Park Winter Fun Day from 11-2. Snowshoe outings and fun in the park for all ages. Refreshments provided and free snowshoe demos. Free event sponsored by the Friends of Cherry Plain State Park.
Contact: For additional information, please call 279-1155.
Saturday, February 21, 2015  (10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.)
Education
Description: The Troy Public Library Lansingburgh Branch, 27 114th St., Troy, will hold Tutor Time from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute students tutor children in kindergarten through high school in reading and math. For more information, visit http://doso.rpi.edu/precollege or call 276-3098. Sponsored by RPI.
Saturday, February 21, 2015  (9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.)
Farmers Market
Location: The Atrium, 49 Fourth Street, Troy.
Description: Troy Waterfront Farmers’ Market welcomes winter season and new vendors-Troy Waterfront Farmers’ Market will ring in the start of the 2014 winter season. The market will be introducing five new vendors this winter. "New vendors to the market include: Nine Pin Ciderworks – Crafting New York hard cider from farm to glass using apples sourced entirely from the Capital Region and Hudson Valley; Jamtastic – Small batch jams, hand-made using the finest ingredients available and never any preservatives; Tidy Thyme – a locally produced, plant based, cleaning and home product line; Tierra Farm – certified organic nut roasting company with products made in small batches by hand; and Vital Eats - offering fresh, local and healthy vegan prepared foods with custom soups, salads and healthy shakes, sauces and spices". This market is open every Saturday.
Sunday, February 22, 2015  (12:00 p.m. - N/A)
Community Event/Fundraiser
Location: Uncle Sam Lanes, 600 Fulton Street, Troy.
Sponsor: Netter’s Fund, Inc.
Description: Get a team together & join them for a few hours of bowling!! Registration: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Bowling time: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Cost: $20* per person Team consists of 4 people. Call to pre-register your team (Lanes Fill Up Fast!) Leave Team Name, Contact Person, and Phone Number 281-6788. If you are not up to bowling, feel free to stop by, show your support, and learn more about the program. * Proceeds to benefit Netter’s Fund, Inc. 50/50 Raffles
Tuesday, February 24, 2015  (4:30 p.m. - N/A)
Education
Description: The Lansingburgh Branch of the Troy Public Library, 27 114th Street, Troy, will hold a free Internet Basics Class beginning at 5:30 p.m. A one-on-one session will be held ahead of the class at 4:30 p.m. Seating limited; advance registration required. For more information or to register, call 235-5310 or visit www.thetroylibrary.org
Wednesday, February 25, 2015  (10:30 a.m. - N/A)
Youth
Description: The Troy Public Library will hold Family Storytime at its Main Branch, 100 Second St. Troy, at 10:30 a.m. They will share stories, songs, movement and a simple craft. For children up to age 5 with a parent or caregiver. For more information, call 274-7071
Wednesday, February 25, 2015  (6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.)
Youth
Description: Troy Central Little League Registering Players Through March 28 for 2015 Season; Open to Boys and Girls, Ages 4 to 12 Troy Central Little League at 3130 Seventh Avenue is hosting open registrations from January 23 through March 28 for the 2015 season. The only Little League serving the city of Troy, Troy Central Little League has the lowest registration fees of any youth baseball program in the area. The fee of $30 for the first child in a family/$15 per additional child covers regular and all-star season play, a team shirt and hat, and year-end trophies. Membership is open to boys and girls, ages 4 to 12, for T-ball, Farm, Minors and Majors levels. Registration can be made by phone at (518) 469-1843 or online at www.tinyurl.com/TCLL2015. In-person registration will be held as follows: Thursday, Feb. 12: 6:30-8:30 p.m. at PS#12, 475 First Street Wednesday, Feb. 25: 6-8 p.m. at PS#2, 470 Tenth Street Thursday, Feb. 26: 4-6:30 p.m. at Troy Boys & Girls Club Wednesday, March 4: 6-8 p.m. at Griswold Heights Community Center Thursday, March 19: 5-8 p.m. at Troy Middle School Saturday, March 21: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at TCLL Field

Thursday, February 26, 2015  (4:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.)
Youth
Description: Troy Central Little League Registering Players Through March 28 for 2015 Season; Open to Boys and Girls, Ages 4 to 12 Troy Central Little League at 3130 Seventh Avenue is hosting open registrations from January 23 through March 28 for the 2015 season. The only Little League serving the city of Troy, Troy Central Little League has the lowest registration fees of any youth baseball program in the area. The fee of $30 for the first child in a family/$15 per additional child covers regular and all-star season play, a team shirt and hat, and year-end trophies. Membership is open to boys and girls, ages 4 to 12, for T-ball, Farm, Minors and Majors levels. Registration can be made by phone at (518) 469-1843 or online at www.tinyurl.com/TCLL2015. In-person registration will be held as follows: Thursday, Feb. 12: 6:30-8:30 p.m. at PS#12, 475 First Street Wednesday, Feb. 25: 6-8 p.m. at PS#2, 470 Tenth Street Thursday, Feb. 26: 4-6:30 p.m. at Troy Boys & Girls Club Wednesday, March 4: 6-8 p.m. at Griswold Heights Community Center Thursday, March 19: 5-8 p.m. at Troy Middle School Saturday, March 21: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at TCLL Field

Saturday, February 28, 2015  (9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.)
Farmers Market
Location: The Atrium, 49 Fourth Street, Troy.
Description: Troy Waterfront Farmers’ Market welcomes winter season and new vendors-Troy Waterfront Farmers’ Market will ring in the start of the 2014 winter season. The market will be introducing five new vendors this winter. "New vendors to the market include: Nine Pin Ciderworks – Crafting New York hard cider from farm to glass using apples sourced entirely from the Capital Region and Hudson Valley; Jamtastic – Small batch jams, hand-made using the finest ingredients available and never any preservatives; Tidy Thyme – a locally produced, plant based, cleaning and home product line; Tierra Farm – certified organic nut roasting company with products made in small batches by hand; and Vital Eats - offering fresh, local and healthy vegan prepared foods with custom soups, salads and healthy shakes, sauces and spices". This market is open every Saturday.
Saturday, February 28, 2015  (10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.)
Education
Description: The Troy Public Library Lansingburgh Branch, 27 114th St., Troy, will hold Tutor Time from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute students tutor children in kindergarten through high school in reading and math. For more information, visit http://doso.rpi.edu/precollege or call 276-3098. Sponsored by RPI.
Sunday, March 01, 2015  (8:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon)
Community Event/Brealfast
Description: The Castleton, Fire House located at 11 Green Avenue in Castleton will be hosting an All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast on the First Sunday of every month from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 Noon. All-You-Can Eat Breakfasts will be held on October 5, 2014; November 2, 2014; December 7, 2014; January 4, 2015; February 1, 2015; March 1, 2015; April 12, 2015 and May 3, 2015. The cost $8/Adults; $7/Seniors and $5/Children (ages 5 to 11)

Contact: For additional information, please call 732-4342.
Sunday, March 01, 2015  (11:00 a.m. - N/A)
Walking Group
Description: Combat K-9 Dog Walking Group -Uncle Sam's Bikeway in Troy 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month ~ 11 am Meet at Oakwood Cemetery parking lot off Gurley Ave Check Facebook page for weather-related changes.

Don't have a dog? No problem - join us for a short walk.
Monday, March 02, 2015  (7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.)
Education
Description: The Sage Colleges will hold the third in its series of four “think tank” creativity workshops on March 2, in Room 105 of the Kahl Campus Center, Sage College of Albany, 140 New Scotland Rd., Albany from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Joanne Curran, dean of Sage College of Albany, will lead the session, which will offer professional development exercises and the opportunity to learn and practice effective problem solving strategies. Free. For more information, call Dean Curran’s office at 292-1704.
Wednesday, March 04, 2015  (6:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Grafton Lakes State Park.
Description: Maple Moon Hike at 6pm. Spring is nearly here but you will be able to take one more full moon walk during winter’s reign!
Contact: For additional information, please call 279-1155.
Wednesday, March 04, 2015  (6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.)
Youth
Description: Troy Central Little League Registering Players Through March 28 for 2015 Season; Open to Boys and Girls, Ages 4 to 12 Troy Central Little League at 3130 Seventh Avenue is hosting open registrations from January 23 through March 28 for the 2015 season. The only Little League serving the city of Troy, Troy Central Little League has the lowest registration fees of any youth baseball program in the area. The fee of $30 for the first child in a family/$15 per additional child covers regular and all-star season play, a team shirt and hat, and year-end trophies. Membership is open to boys and girls, ages 4 to 12, for T-ball, Farm, Minors and Majors levels. Registration can be made by phone at (518) 469-1843 or online at www.tinyurl.com/TCLL2015. In-person registration will be held as follows: Thursday, Feb. 12: 6:30-8:30 p.m. at PS#12, 475 First Street Wednesday, Feb. 25: 6-8 p.m. at PS#2, 470 Tenth Street Thursday, Feb. 26: 4-6:30 p.m. at Troy Boys & Girls Club Wednesday, March 4: 6-8 p.m. at Griswold Heights Community Center Thursday, March 19: 5-8 p.m. at Troy Middle School Saturday, March 21: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at TCLL Field

Saturday, March 07, 2015  (8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Downtown Troy
251 River Street
Troy
Description: Join them on March 7th for the Annual Collar City Kilt Fest! This race to St. Patrick’s Day is the newest Troy tradition. Be a part of the spectacle by wearing your very best Celtic Warrior garb or judge who did it best! The day includes a scenic 5k Kilt Run through the city ending at the party tent that hosts music, food and entertainment. Proceeds from the event will go to support the beautiful downtown and The Bid.
Contact: Valerie Balga GoToGuide at 518-892-1479 or contact at val@gotoguide.net
Saturday, March 07, 2015  (9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.)
Farmers Market
Location: The Atrium, 49 Fourth Street, Troy.
Description: Troy Waterfront Farmers’ Market welcomes winter season and new vendors-Troy Waterfront Farmers’ Market will ring in the start of the 2014 winter season. The market will be introducing five new vendors this winter. "New vendors to the market include: Nine Pin Ciderworks – Crafting New York hard cider from farm to glass using apples sourced entirely from the Capital Region and Hudson Valley; Jamtastic – Small batch jams, hand-made using the finest ingredients available and never any preservatives; Tidy Thyme – a locally produced, plant based, cleaning and home product line; Tierra Farm – certified organic nut roasting company with products made in small batches by hand; and Vital Eats - offering fresh, local and healthy vegan prepared foods with custom soups, salads and healthy shakes, sauces and spices". This market is open every Saturday.
Tuesday, March 10, 2015  (12:00 Noon - N/A)
Music & Entertainment
Location: Corner of State and Second Streets,
Troy.
Description: Troy Savings Hall presents Music @ Noon Free Concerts March 10 - Triskele - traditional Celtic music by a women''s quartet April 14 - The Broad Street Chamber Players May 12 - Findlay Cockrell
Contact: For additional information, please call 518-273-0038.
Saturday, March 14, 2015  (9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.)
Farmers Market
Location: The Atrium, 49 Fourth Street, Troy.
Description: Troy Waterfront Farmers’ Market welcomes winter season and new vendors-Troy Waterfront Farmers’ Market will ring in the start of the 2014 winter season. The market will be introducing five new vendors this winter. "New vendors to the market include: Nine Pin Ciderworks – Crafting New York hard cider from farm to glass using apples sourced entirely from the Capital Region and Hudson Valley; Jamtastic – Small batch jams, hand-made using the finest ingredients available and never any preservatives; Tidy Thyme – a locally produced, plant based, cleaning and home product line; Tierra Farm – certified organic nut roasting company with products made in small batches by hand; and Vital Eats - offering fresh, local and healthy vegan prepared foods with custom soups, salads and healthy shakes, sauces and spices". This market is open every Saturday.
Sunday, March 15, 2015  (11:00 a.m. - N/A)
Walking Group
Description: Combat K-9 Dog Walking Group -Uncle Sam's Bikeway in Troy 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month ~ 11 am Meet at Oakwood Cemetery parking lot off Gurley Ave Check Facebook page for weather-related changes.

Don't have a dog? No problem - join them for a short walk.
Tuesday, March 17, 2015  (5:30 p.m. - N/A)
Community Event/Fundraiser
Description: The Annual St. Patrick's Day Benefit Dinner. Join them at the home of Barbara & Ron Berti, Schumann Rd. just a half mile south of the Center. For a donation of $25 you’ll enjoy a corned beef & cabbage feast with all the timmin’s, prepared by “Chef’s” Ron Berti and Gene Langley. plus homemade desserts. Topping off the evening will be live music by George Wilson, Bill Spence & Cristian Huet, including singing and sing-alongs—not to mention more than a bit of humor! Plan to arrive any time after 5:30 to eat at 6:00. BYOB. We anticipate a sell-out crowd and seating is limited, so please reserve early by calling Barbara at 674-8363 or e-mailing her at bneu@nycap.rr.com. All profits will benefit SLC
Thursday, March 19, 2015  (5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.)
Youth
Description: Troy Central Little League Registering Players Through March 28 for 2015 Season; Open to Boys and Girls, Ages 4 to 12 Troy Central Little League at 3130 Seventh Avenue is hosting open registrations from January 23 through March 28 for the 2015 season. The only Little League serving the city of Troy, Troy Central Little League has the lowest registration fees of any youth baseball program in the area. The fee of $30 for the first child in a family/$15 per additional child covers regular and all-star season play, a team shirt and hat, and year-end trophies. Membership is open to boys and girls, ages 4 to 12, for T-ball, Farm, Minors and Majors levels. Registration can be made by phone at (518) 469-1843 or online at www.tinyurl.com/TCLL2015. In-person registration will be held as follows: Thursday, Feb. 12: 6:30-8:30 p.m. at PS#12, 475 First Street Wednesday, Feb. 25: 6-8 p.m. at PS#2, 470 Tenth Street Thursday, Feb. 26: 4-6:30 p.m. at Troy Boys & Girls Club Wednesday, March 4: 6-8 p.m. at Griswold Heights Community Center Thursday, March 19: 5-8 p.m. at Troy Middle School Saturday, March 21: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at TCLL Field

Saturday, March 21, 2015  (10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.)
Youth
Description: Troy Central Little League Registering Players Through March 28 for 2015 Season; Open to Boys and Girls, Ages 4 to 12 Troy Central Little League at 3130 Seventh Avenue is hosting open registrations from January 23 through March 28 for the 2015 season. The only Little League serving the city of Troy, Troy Central Little League has the lowest registration fees of any youth baseball program in the area. The fee of $30 for the first child in a family/$15 per additional child covers regular and all-star season play, a team shirt and hat, and year-end trophies. Membership is open to boys and girls, ages 4 to 12, for T-ball, Farm, Minors and Majors levels. Registration can be made by phone at (518) 469-1843 or online at www.tinyurl.com/TCLL2015. In-person registration will be held as follows: Thursday, Feb. 12: 6:30-8:30 p.m. at PS#12, 475 First Street Wednesday, Feb. 25: 6-8 p.m. at PS#2, 470 Tenth Street Thursday, Feb. 26: 4-6:30 p.m. at Troy Boys & Girls Club Wednesday, March 4: 6-8 p.m. at Griswold Heights Community Center Thursday, March 19: 5-8 p.m. at Troy Middle School Saturday, March 21: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at TCLL Field

Saturday, March 21, 2015  (9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.)
Farmers Market
Location: The Atrium, 49 Fourth Street, Troy.
Description: Troy Waterfront Farmers’ Market welcomes winter season and new vendors-Troy Waterfront Farmers’ Market will ring in the start of the 2014 winter season. The market will be introducing five new vendors this winter. "New vendors to the market include: Nine Pin Ciderworks – Crafting New York hard cider from farm to glass using apples sourced entirely from the Capital Region and Hudson Valley; Jamtastic – Small batch jams, hand-made using the finest ingredients available and never any preservatives; Tidy Thyme – a locally produced, plant based, cleaning and home product line; Tierra Farm – certified organic nut roasting company with products made in small batches by hand; and Vital Eats - offering fresh, local and healthy vegan prepared foods with custom soups, salads and healthy shakes, sauces and spices". This market is open every Saturday.
Friday, March 27, 2015  (Time TBA)
Community Event
Location: Hudson Valley Community College-
Description: Capital District Garden and Flower Show-The first sign of spring in Upstate New York is the Capital District Garden & Flower Show. You'll see fully blooming flowers exploding with color. You'll hear the lullaby of trickling water from the many waterfalls and ponds. You'll smell the luscious fragrance from the first flowers of the season. We welcome you to enjoy the brilliant features of the 28th Annual Capital District Garden & Flower Show.
Friday, March 27, 2015  (10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Description: The 28th Annual Capital District Garden & Flower Show will be held March 27-29, 2015 at the 60,000 square foot McDonough Sports Complex on the campus of Hudson Valley Community College. The Capital District Garden & Flower Show is upstate New York’s premier garden and flower show. Each year the show is renowned for its full-scale landscape exhibits and creatively designed gardens. Local landscape professionals will transform the hockey arena into a backyard environment complete with shrubs, trees, flowers, ponds, waterfalls, retaining walls, sidewalks and lawns. It takes months of planning and precise timing to force early blooms on thousands of flowers with breathtaking results. The Capital District Garden & Flower Show has a full lecture and demonstration schedule featuring over 50 hours of presentations and demonstrations from local and regional experts. 2-Day Pass-$18 1- Day Pass - $12
Saturday, March 28, 2015  (9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Description: The 28th Annual Capital District Garden & Flower Show will be held March 27-29, 2015 at the 60,000 square foot McDonough Sports Complex on the campus of Hudson Valley Community College. The Capital District Garden & Flower Show is upstate New York’s premier garden and flower show. Each year the show is renowned for its full-scale landscape exhibits and creatively designed gardens. Local landscape professionals will transform the hockey arena into a backyard environment complete with shrubs, trees, flowers, ponds, waterfalls, retaining walls, sidewalks and lawns. It takes months of planning and precise timing to force early blooms on thousands of flowers with breathtaking results. The Capital District Garden & Flower Show has a full lecture and demonstration schedule featuring over 50 hours of presentations and demonstrations from local and regional experts. 2-Day Pass-$18 1- Day Pass - $12
Saturday, March 28, 2015  (Time TBA)
Community Event
Location: Hudson Valley Community College-
Description: Capital District Garden and Flower Show-The first sign of spring in Upstate New York is the Capital District Garden & Flower Show. You'll see fully blooming flowers exploding with color. You'll hear the lullaby of trickling water from the many waterfalls and ponds. You'll smell the luscious fragrance from the first flowers of the season. We welcome you to enjoy the brilliant features of the 28th Annual Capital District Garden & Flower Show.
Saturday, March 28, 2015  (9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.)
Farmers Market
Location: The Atrium, 49 Fourth Street, Troy.
Description: Troy Waterfront Farmers’ Market welcomes winter season and new vendors-Troy Waterfront Farmers’ Market will ring in the start of the 2014 winter season. The market will be introducing five new vendors this winter. "New vendors to the market include: Nine Pin Ciderworks – Crafting New York hard cider from farm to glass using apples sourced entirely from the Capital Region and Hudson Valley; Jamtastic – Small batch jams, hand-made using the finest ingredients available and never any preservatives; Tidy Thyme – a locally produced, plant based, cleaning and home product line; Tierra Farm – certified organic nut roasting company with products made in small batches by hand; and Vital Eats - offering fresh, local and healthy vegan prepared foods with custom soups, salads and healthy shakes, sauces and spices". This market is open every Saturday.
Sunday, March 29, 2015  (Time TBA)
Community Event
Location: Hudson Valley Community College-
Description: Capital District Garden and Flower Show-The first sign of spring in Upstate New York is the Capital District Garden & Flower Show. You'll see fully blooming flowers exploding with color. You'll hear the lullaby of trickling water from the many waterfalls and ponds. You'll smell the luscious fragrance from the first flowers of the season. We welcome you to enjoy the brilliant features of the 28th Annual Capital District Garden & Flower Show.
Sunday, March 29, 2015  (10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Description: The 28th Annual Capital District Garden & Flower Show will be held March 27-29, 2015 at the 60,000 square foot McDonough Sports Complex on the campus of Hudson Valley Community College. The Capital District Garden & Flower Show is upstate New York’s premier garden and flower show. Each year the show is renowned for its full-scale landscape exhibits and creatively designed gardens. Local landscape professionals will transform the hockey arena into a backyard environment complete with shrubs, trees, flowers, ponds, waterfalls, retaining walls, sidewalks and lawns. It takes months of planning and precise timing to force early blooms on thousands of flowers with breathtaking results. The Capital District Garden & Flower Show has a full lecture and demonstration schedule featuring over 50 hours of presentations and demonstrations from local and regional experts. 2-Day Pass-$18 1- Day Pass - $12
Tuesday, March 31, 2015  (4:30 p.m. - N/A)
Education
Description: The Lansingburgh Branch of the Troy Public Library, 27 114th Street, Troy, will hold a free Computer Basics Class beginning at 5:30 p.m. A one-on-one session will be held ahead of the class at 4:30 p.m. Seating limited; advance registration required. For more information or to register, call 235-5310 or visit www.thetroylibrary.org
Thursday, April 02, 2015  (5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.)
Health & Wellness
Location: Sand Lake Public Works
(Town Garage) 25 Springer Road -West Sand Lake
Description: 2015 Rensselaer County Rabies Clinic: ***Cats / Ferrets are the 1st hour and dogs are the 2nd hour********* Please bring a copy of the last rabies certificate in order to get a 3 year vaccine. Donations are accepted.
Contact: Call for 518-270-2643 more information.
Saturday, April 04, 2015  (9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.)
Farmers Market
Location: The Atrium, 49 Fourth Street, Troy.
Description: Troy Waterfront Farmers’ Market welcomes winter season and new vendors-Troy Waterfront Farmers’ Market will ring in the start of the 2014 winter season. The market will be introducing five new vendors this winter. "New vendors to the market include: Nine Pin Ciderworks – Crafting New York hard cider from farm to glass using apples sourced entirely from the Capital Region and Hudson Valley; Jamtastic – Small batch jams, hand-made using the finest ingredients available and never any preservatives; Tidy Thyme – a locally produced, plant based, cleaning and home product line; Tierra Farm – certified organic nut roasting company with products made in small batches by hand; and Vital Eats - offering fresh, local and healthy vegan prepared foods with custom soups, salads and healthy shakes, sauces and spices". This market is open every Saturday.
Sunday, April 05, 2015  (11:00 a.m. - N/A)
Walking Group
Description: Combat K-9 Dog Walking Group -Uncle Sam's Bikeway in Troy 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month ~ 11 am Meet at Oakwood Cemetery parking lot off Gurley Ave Check Facebook page for weather-related changes.

Don't have a dog? No problem - join them for a short walk.
Tuesday, April 07, 2015  (5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.)
Health & Wellness
Location: Pittstown Town Hall
123 Tomahannock Road, Valley Falls
Description: 2015 Rensselaer County Rabies Clinic: ***Cats / Ferrets are the 1st hour and dogs are the 2nd hour********* Please bring a copy of the last rabies certificate in order to get a 3 year vaccine. Donations are accepted.
Contact: Call for 518-270-2643 more information.
Saturday, April 11, 2015  (9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.)
Farmers Market
Location: The Atrium, 49 Fourth Street, Troy.
Description: Troy Waterfront Farmers’ Market welcomes winter season and new vendors-Troy Waterfront Farmers’ Market will ring in the start of the 2014 winter season. The market will be introducing five new vendors this winter. "New vendors to the market include: Nine Pin Ciderworks – Crafting New York hard cider from farm to glass using apples sourced entirely from the Capital Region and Hudson Valley; Jamtastic – Small batch jams, hand-made using the finest ingredients available and never any preservatives; Tidy Thyme – a locally produced, plant based, cleaning and home product line; Tierra Farm – certified organic nut roasting company with products made in small batches by hand; and Vital Eats - offering fresh, local and healthy vegan prepared foods with custom soups, salads and healthy shakes, sauces and spices". This market is open every Saturday.
Saturday, April 11, 2015  (6:00 p.m. - N/A)
Community Event
Description: The Brunswick Historical Society Silent Auction and Dinner The Brunswick Historical Society will host a Silent Auction and Dinner at the Brunswick Elks Lodge on Route 2 in Eagle Mills on April 11. Cash bar, preview and bidding on many desirable items begin at 6 p.m. followed by dinner at 7 p.m. For more information and to make your reservations call 283-5915. $30 per person. Reservations close April 2.
Sunday, April 12, 2015  (8:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon)
Community Event/Brealfast
Description: The Castleton, Fire House located at 11 Green Avenue in Castleton will be hosting an All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast on the First Sunday of every month from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 Noon. All-You-Can Eat Breakfasts will be held on October 5, 2014; November 2, 2014; December 7, 2014; January 4, 2015; February 1, 2015; March 1, 2015; April 12, 2015 and May 3, 2015. The cost $8/Adults; $7/Seniors and $5/Children (ages 5 to 11)

Contact: For additional information, please call 732-4342.
Tuesday, April 14, 2015  (12:00 Noon - N/A)
Music & Entertainment
Location: Corner of State and Second Streets,
Troy.
Description: Troy Savings Hall presents Music @ Noon Free Concerts April 14 - The Broad Street Chamber Players May 12 - Findlay Cockrell
Contact: For additional information, please call 518-273-0038.
Saturday, April 18, 2015  (9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.)
Farmers Market
Location: The Atrium, 49 Fourth Street, Troy.
Description: Troy Waterfront Farmers’ Market welcomes winter season and new vendors-Troy Waterfront Farmers’ Market will ring in the start of the 2014 winter season. The market will be introducing five new vendors this winter. "New vendors to the market include: Nine Pin Ciderworks – Crafting New York hard cider from farm to glass using apples sourced entirely from the Capital Region and Hudson Valley; Jamtastic – Small batch jams, hand-made using the finest ingredients available and never any preservatives; Tidy Thyme – a locally produced, plant based, cleaning and home product line; Tierra Farm – certified organic nut roasting company with products made in small batches by hand; and Vital Eats - offering fresh, local and healthy vegan prepared foods with custom soups, salads and healthy shakes, sauces and spices". This market is open every Saturday.
Sunday, April 19, 2015  (10 & 12:00 Noon)
Community Event
Description: *Annual Daffodil Brunch Sunday April 19th at the Gardner Earl Chapel 2 seatings 10am and 12 noon Limited to 100 people per seating Cost TBD; Children under 5 are free but must be included for seat count. This popular event offers a feast of stuffed French toast, bacon, quiches, fresh fruit, scrambled eggs, a baked ham carving station, homemade baked goods, coffee, tea, juice and more. Mimosas available at 12:00 seating only, for additional low fee. Free rides in antique autos provided by Jack Byrne for brunch attendees. Reservations are a must. This event sells out quickly! Call 1-800-556-6273 with your name, phone number, number of people and choice of seating time. This event is one of 2 major fund raisers held by the Friends of Oakwood, an all-volunteer group, in support of this historic non-sectarian not-for-profit cemetery and its National Historic Landmark Earl Chapel.
Sunday, April 19, 2015  (11:00 a.m. - N/A)
Walking Group
Description: Combat K-9 Dog Walking Group -Uncle Sam's Bikeway in Troy 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month ~ 11 am Meet at Oakwood Cemetery parking lot off Gurley Ave Check Facebook page for weather-related changes.

Don't have a dog? No problem - join them for a short walk.
Friday, April 24, 2015  (12:00 - 9:00 p.m.)
Arts and Craft
Description: The Arts Center will be hosting their 3rd annual fine arts and crafts event, The Collar City Craft Fest. A juried, indoor showcase of original works and will feature the Northeast's top artists and craftspeople. Visit our website and event hours and more details. Calling All Artists, Crafters, and Makers! This year they are doubling the number of vendor slots available and are seeking applications for this early spring show. Submission deadline is Fri Feb. 6 at 11:59 p.m. All proceeds of this event benefit The Arts Center of the Capital Region.
Contact: For additional information, please call Tel: (518) 273-0552.
Saturday, April 25, 2015  (10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)
Arts and Craft
Description: The Arts Center will be hosting their 3rd annual fine arts and crafts event, The Collar City Craft Fest. A juried, indoor showcase of original works and will feature the Northeast's top artists and craftspeople. Visit our website and event hours and more details. Calling All Artists, Crafters, and Makers! This year they are doubling the number of vendor slots available and are seeking applications for this early spring show. Submission deadline is Fri Feb. 6 at 11:59 p.m. All proceeds of this event benefit The Arts Center of the Capital Region.
Contact: For additional information, please call Tel: (518) 273-0552.
Saturday, April 25, 2015  (9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.)
Farmers Market
Location: The Atrium, 49 Fourth Street, Troy.
Description: Troy Waterfront Farmers’ Market welcomes winter season and new vendors-Troy Waterfront Farmers’ Market will ring in the start of the 2014 winter season. The market will be introducing five new vendors this winter. "New vendors to the market include: Nine Pin Ciderworks – Crafting New York hard cider from farm to glass using apples sourced entirely from the Capital Region and Hudson Valley; Jamtastic – Small batch jams, hand-made using the finest ingredients available and never any preservatives; Tidy Thyme – a locally produced, plant based, cleaning and home product line; Tierra Farm – certified organic nut roasting company with products made in small batches by hand; and Vital Eats - offering fresh, local and healthy vegan prepared foods with custom soups, salads and healthy shakes, sauces and spices". This market is open every Saturday.
Sunday, May 03, 2015  (8:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon)
Community Event/Brealfast
Description: The Castleton, Fire House located at 11 Green Avenue in Castleton will be hosting an All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast on the First Sunday of every month from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 Noon. All-You-Can Eat Breakfasts will be held on October 5, 2014; November 2, 2014; December 7, 2014; January 4, 2015; February 1, 2015; March 1, 2015; April 12, 2015 and May 3, 2015. The cost $8/Adults; $7/Seniors and $5/Children (ages 5 to 11)

Contact: For additional information, please call 732-4342.
Sunday, May 03, 2015  (11:00 a.m. - N/A)
Walking Group
Description: Combat K-9 Dog Walking Group -Uncle Sam's Bikeway in Troy 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month ~ 11 am Meet at Oakwood Cemetery parking lot off Gurley Ave Check Facebook page for weather-related changes.

Don't have a dog? No problem - join them for a short walk.
Thursday, May 07, 2015  (5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.)
Health & Wellness
Location: Schodack Highway Garage
3776 US Rte. 20, Nassau
Description: 2015 Rensselaer County Rabies Clinic: ***Cats / Ferrets are the 1st hour and dogs are the 2nd hour********* Please bring a copy of the last rabies certificate in order to get a 3 year vaccine. Donations are accepted.
Contact: Call for 518-270-2643 more information.
Sunday, May 10, 2015  (8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Knickerbocker Mansion-132 Knickerbocker Road, Schaghticoke, NY 12154

Description: Mother's Day Open House-• 8:00 A.M.-4:00 P.M. • 8:00 – 11:00 A.M. – Pancake Breakfast • Noon-4:00 p.m. – Chicken BBQ • 1:00 – Veteran’s Memorial Service in Cemetery • Mansion & Cemetery Tours • Bake Sale
Contact: If you need any additional information, please call 518-664-1700.
Tuesday, May 12, 2015  (5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.)
Health & Wellness
Location: Brunswick Community Center
18 Keyes Lane- Troy
Description: 2015 Rensselaer County Rabies Clinic: ***Cats / Ferrets are the 1st hour and dogs are the 2nd hour********* Please bring a copy of the last rabies certificate in order to get a 3 year vaccine. Donations are accepted.
Contact: Call for 518-270-2643 more information.
Tuesday, May 12, 2015  (12:00 Noon - N/A)
Music & Entertainment
Location: Corner of State and Second Streets,
Troy.
Description: Troy Savings Hall presents Music @ Noon Free Concerts May 12 - Findlay Cockrell
Contact: For additional information, please call 518-273-0038.
Sunday, May 17, 2015  (11:00 a.m. - N/A)
Walking Group
Description: Combat K-9 Dog Walking Group -Uncle Sam's Bikeway in Troy 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month ~ 11 am Meet at Oakwood Cemetery parking lot off Gurley Ave Check Facebook page for weather-related changes.

Don't have a dog? No problem - join them for a short walk.
Saturday, May 30, 2015  (8:00 a.m. - 1030 a.m.)
Community Event
Description: Spring Bird Walk -All levels of birders are welcome on this easy stroll that covers a variety of habitats. Beginners can learn tips on handling binoculars, where to look and what to listen for. In the past we have seen Bluebirds, Wood Ducks, Indigo Bunting,Red-tailed Hawk, Bald Eagle, Orioles, Red-Bellied Woodpeckers and more. Oakwood is home to more than 70 species of birds. Wear sturdy shoes and bring binoculars if you have them. A few loaner binoculars may be available. Rain Date: Sunday May 31. Check our Facebook page for updates. Meet at the flagpole. Oakwood Avenue Entrance. Register: 1-800-556-6273. $12/per person (Cash or Check)
Thursday, June 04, 2015  (5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.)
Health & Wellness
Location: Poestenkill VFW
25 Veterans St.- Poestenkill
Description: 2015 Rensselaer County Rabies Clinic: ***Cats / Ferrets are the 1st hour and dogs are the 2nd hour********* Please bring a copy of the last rabies certificate in order to get a 3 year vaccine. Donations are accepted.
Contact: Call for 518-270-2643 more information.
Thursday, July 09, 2015  (5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.)
Health & Wellness
Location: 115th Street Firehouse
115th St. and 5th Ave- Troy
Description: 2015 Rensselaer County Rabies Clinic: ***Cats / Ferrets are the 1st hour and dogs are the 2nd hour********* Please bring a copy of the last rabies certificate in order to get a 3 year vaccine. Donations are accepted.
Contact: Call for 518-270-2643 more information.
Saturday, July 18, 2015  (10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Festival
Location: Knickerbocker Mansion-132 Knickerbocker Road, Schaghticoke, NY.
Description: Summer Festival-July 18 and July 19, 2015/Re-enactors, Mansion Tours, Snack Bar.
Contact: If you need any additional information, please call 518-664-1700.
Sunday, July 19, 2015  (8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.)
Festival
Location: Knickerbocker Mansion-132 Knickerbocker Road, Schaghticoke, NY.
Description: Summer Festival-July 18 and July 19, 2015/Pancake Breakfast. Noon- Chicken BBQ. All Day - Knickerbocker Family Gathering, Re-enactors, Mansion Tours
Contact: If you need any additional information, please call 518-664-1700.
Tuesday, August 04, 2015  (1:00 p.m. - N/A)
Community Event
Description: Dark Tuesday Chapel Tours Every Tuesday in August/ $7./pp Children under 12 free Beginning at 1pm, tours of the Gardner Earl Chapel will be conducted every half hour. Celebrating its 125th Anniversary, this National Historic Landmark boasts 9 spectacular stained glass windows by Tiffany, amazing marble mosaics and gorgeous oak carvings. Register at 1-800-556-6273. Pay cash or check on arrival.
Tuesday, August 11, 2015  (1:00 p.m. - N/A)
Community Event
Description: Dark Tuesday Chapel Tours Every Tuesday in August/ $7./pp Children under 12 free Beginning at 1pm, tours of the Gardner Earl Chapel will be conducted every half hour. Celebrating its 125th Anniversary, this National Historic Landmark boasts 9 spectacular stained glass windows by Tiffany, amazing marble mosaics and gorgeous oak carvings. Register at 1-800-556-6273. Pay cash or check on arrival.
Tuesday, August 18, 2015  (1:00 p.m. - N/A)
Community Event
Description: Dark Tuesday Chapel Tours Every Tuesday in August/ $7./pp Children under 12 free Beginning at 1pm, tours of the Gardner Earl Chapel will be conducted every half hour. Celebrating its 125th Anniversary, this National Historic Landmark boasts 9 spectacular stained glass windows by Tiffany, amazing marble mosaics and gorgeous oak carvings. Register at 1-800-556-6273. Pay cash or check on arrival.
Tuesday, August 25, 2015  (1:00 p.m. - N/A)
Community Event
Description: Dark Tuesday Chapel Tours Every Tuesday in August/ $7./pp Children under 12 free Beginning at 1pm, tours of the Gardner Earl Chapel will be conducted every half hour. Celebrating its 125th Anniversary, this National Historic Landmark boasts 9 spectacular stained glass windows by Tiffany, amazing marble mosaics and gorgeous oak carvings. Register at 1-800-556-6273. Pay cash or check on arrival.
Thursday, September 03, 2015  (5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.)
Health & Wellness
Location: Brunswick Community Center
18 Keyes Lane- Troy
Description: 2015 Rensselaer County Rabies Clinic: ***Cats / Ferrets are the 1st hour and dogs are the 2nd hour********* Please bring a copy of the last rabies certificate in order to get a 3 year vaccine. Donations are accepted.
Contact: Call for 518-270-2643 more information.
Saturday, September 26, 2015  (8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.)
Festival
Location: Knickerbocker Mansion-132 Knickerbocker Road, Schaghticoke, NY.
Description: • 8:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. - Pancake Breakfast • 10:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. – Hudson River Ramble Devils’ Chimney Walk • Noon- 4:00 – Chicken & Biscuit Dinner • Historical Presentation _ 11:00. 1:00. 3:00 • Mansion & Cemetery Tours • Bake Sale, Charlotte’s Shop, Snack Bar & Harvest Produce for Sale
Contact: If you need any additional information, please call 518-664-1700.
Saturday, October 03, 2015  (10:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon)
Health & Wellness
Location: Knickerbocker Ice Rink
191 103rd St and 8th Ave.-Troy
Description: 2015 Rensselaer County Rabies Clinic: ***Cats / Ferrets are the 1st hour and dogs are the 2nd hour********* Please bring a copy of the last rabies certificate in order to get a 3 year vaccine. Donations are accepted.
Contact: Call for 518-270-2643 more information.
Friday, October 23, 2015  (8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.)
Festival
Location: Knickerbocker Mansion-132 Knickerbocker Road, Schaghticoke, NY.
Description: • 8:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. - Pancake Breakfast • 10:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. – Hudson River Ramble Devils’ Chimney Walk • Noon- 4:00 – Chicken & Biscuit Dinner • Historical Presentation _ 11:00. 1:00. 3:00 • Mansion & Cemetery Tours • Bake Sale, Charlotte’s Shop, Snack Bar & Harvest Produce for Sale
Contact: If you need any additional information, please call 518-664-1700.
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