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Events

 

 

Friday, February 12, 2016  (5:30 p.m. - N/A)
Community Event
Location: 665 Brunswick Road, Troy.
Description: The Brunswick Elks Lodge #2556 is hosting Get Sweet with Elvis Dinner and show featuring a live performance with award winning tribute artist Drew Polsun as Elvis! Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the performance begins at 7:00 p.m. Dinner will be served at 6:00 p.m. and will be buffet style. Ticket prices are as follows: Dinner & Show $30 per person. Show only $20.00 per person. Seats are limited. All proceeds to benefit their Charity Fund.
Friday, February 12, 2016  (7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Pats Barn
Pat's Barn at Rensselaer Technology Park, Troy
Description: Unity House will honor one its founders with other longtime supporters during its annual gala next month. Mary Jane Smith along with Frank Pitts and the Howard & Bush Foundation, will be recognized for their commitment to community service at the I Love Unity House Gala. Cocktails, Food, Dancing and a Silent Auction.
Contact: For additional information or reservations, please call 274-2607, ext.4139.
Friday, February 12, 2016  (11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.)
Lunch & Dinner
Description: The Poestenkill Christian Church, 721 Snyders Corners Road, will be serving fish fry or clam roll dinners on Ash Wednesday, February 10, 2016 and every Friday during Lent including Food Friday. Dinners include French fries, cole slaw and beverage. The Cost is $9.50. Hot dogs will also be available. Dine- in or take-out.
Contact: For additional information, please call Barbara at 279-9458. For take-out reservations, call the church at 286-2773.
Friday, February 12, 2016  (4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.)
Dinner
Description: Save the Dates: Come-On-Come-All to the Transfiguration Parish Annual Fish Fry at Transfiguration Parish Hall, 50 Hillview Drive in Speigletown. The Fish Fry Dinners will be every Friday during the Lenten season (except Food Friday). The dates are February 12, 19, and 26, March 4, 11, and 18. You can either eat in or take out with dinners being served from 4:00 p.m. through 7:00 p.m. Dinners will include a fish fry, coleslaw and French Fries. Macaroni and Cheese will also be on the menu. Cost: Fish Dinner - $9.00, Cole Slaw $2.00; French Fries $2.00; Fish Fry-$4.50; Mac`n Cheese - $4.50. Desserts and drinks will also be available for purchase.
Saturday, February 13, 2016  (4:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Description: SPAGHETTI & MEATBALL DINNER: On Saturday, February 13 the 8th annual spaghetti and meatball dinner will be held at Cornerstone Community Church of Lansingburgh, 570 3rd Avenue. Meals will be served from 4:30 - 6 p.m. Meal includes: Spaghetti and Meatballs, Salad, Bread, Dessert and Beverage. Adults price is $10. Seniors $8 , Child and Family rates available. Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling 235-3851 (open 9-12, Tues. to Friday). Take Out meals are available and walk-ins welcome while supply lasts.
Saturday, February 13, 2016  (9:30 a.m. 2:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Description: A day of Science for Rensselaer County Youth in grades K-6 on February 13, 2016 at Brittonkill/Tamarac Middle School. Pizza will be served for hunch, donated by Two Brother's Italian American Restaurant. 4-H Teens will engage youth in deferent activities related to Science. The Cost is $15 for non 4-H youth which includes one year enrollment fee payable at the door. Additionally, any non 4-H member participant must have a parent at check-in the day of the program to complete mandatory paperwork and attend a short 4-H Parent Orientation that will be held at 9:30, after morning check-in. This is a Cornell Cooperative Extension Program of Rensselaer County.
Contact: For additional information, please call 272-4210 ext. 106.
Saturday, February 13, 2016  (9:00 a.m. -- 3:00 p.m.)
Shopping
Description: The Friends of the Nassau Free Library announce the first Book Sale and Bake Sale for 2016. This event will be held Saturday, February 13, 2016 at the Nassau Free Library, 18 Church Street, Nassau.
Saturday, February 13, 2016  (10:00 a.m. - N/A)
Community Event
Description: While the Winter Fest is still on January 23rd, the ice fishing portion of the event has been delayed to February 13th due to unsafe ice conditions. That will be a free fishing weekend, meaning no license required, so let your friends and family know! The annual ice fishing contest draws several hundred anglers and will run from 5:30am-3pm on all the ponds in the park except White Lily. Participants can register starting at 5:30am until 11am the morning of the event at the park’s pole barn. A $10 entry fee for adults 16 and older is required to participate in the fishing tournament. All 1st place adult winners will receive a large cash prize this year, awarded for the longest length catch of Trout, Walleye/Chain Pickerel and Yellow Perch. Children may enter at no charge and winning entries will receive gift certificates and other prizes. Please remember that all participants 16 and older.
Contact: Please call 279-1155 for more information.
Saturday, February 13, 2016  (9:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m.)
Farmer’s Market
Description: Winter Market Begins! Winter Market begins November 7th! We're located in the Troy Atrium in downtown Troy from 9 am to 2pm each Saturday. Over 70 vendors each week to bring you fresh and local products.
Sunday, February 14, 2016  (8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.)
Community Event
Description: Sullivan-Jones VFW Post 7466 (Poestenkill) All You Can Eat Breakfast Buffet. The cost is Adults-regular buffet $8, with Omelet $10, Children 6 to 12. Children under 5 free.
Sunday, February 14, 2016  (1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Dyken Pond Environmental Education Center
475 Dyken Pond Road
Cropseyville, New York 12052
Description: in February every Thursday for a wintry trek in the woods at Dyken Pond Center. From 1pm-3pm we will ski, snowshoe or hike about 2 miles depending on weather conditions. Please check our outgoing voice mail for updated conditions each week and for possible cancellations. This program is free and for all ages. Snowshoe rentals are available at the Center for $5.
Contact: For additional information, please call 518 658-2055.
Web Site: www.dykenpond.org
Sunday, February 14, 2016  (8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.)
Community Eent
Description: The Ladies Auxiliary from Valley Falls VFW Post 1938 located on Poplar Avenue is having their Monthly Breakfast. Cost children, 5-12 $4 adults 13 and up $8.
Sunday, February 14, 2016  (8:00 a.m. - 11: 00 a.m.)
Community Event
Description: The Ladies Auxiliary from Valley Falls VFW Post 1938 located on Poplar Ave. will be having their monthly breakfast Sunday Feb. 14, 8 - 11 a.m. Menu consists of biscuits with sausage gravy, sausage, bacon, eggs, toast, pancakes, french toast, juice, fruit, coffee and hash browns. Cost children 5-12 $4 adults 13 & up $8.
Sunday, February 14, 2016  (4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Description: The Valley Falls United Methodist Church, 16 State Street, will hold one of its super souper suppers on Sunday, February 14 from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Featured will be a wide variety of soups plus bread, muffins, drinks, and dessert for only seven dollars – children under 6 free. Tickets are available at the door. The church is handicapped accessible.
Contact: For tickets and information, call 541-3039 or 753-6028.
Web Site: www.valleyfallsunitedmethodist.com.
Monday, February 15, 2016  (11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Description: Van Rensselaer Star Chapter #256, Order of the Eastern Star, is hosting a President's Day luncheon on Monday, February 15, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the East Greenbush Masonic Temple, 710 Columbia Turnpike, East Greenbush. The proceeds from this luncheon will benefit the Masonic Medical Research Laboratory. Menu includes Baked Meatloaf, Scalloped Potatoes and all the trimmings. The cost is $10 for adults; $4 for children under 12. Reservations should be made by calling Emily at 438-6707 by February 12.
Tuesday, February 16, 2016  (12:00 Noon)
Music & Entertainment
Location: St. Paul's Church
Third and State Streets
Troy
Description: Auriel Camerata returns to Tuesdays at Noon Concerts on February 16. Bring your lunch and enjoy the concert in the beauty of this historic downtown church. Donations in support of the series are welcome. The next concert in the series will feature Victoria Von Arx, piano on March 15.
Contact: For additional information, please visit www.tuesdayatnoon.org
Web Site: htpp://tuesdaysatnoon.org
Tuesday, February 16, 2016  (1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Grafton Lakes State Park
Description: Learn how to read some of the clues your wild neighbors leave behind. What has the squirrel in your backyard been doing and are those your dog's tracks or maybe a fox coming for a visit. Indoor activity followed by outdoor exploration, seeking out tracks and sign. Please pre-register at 279-1155.
Tuesday, February 16, 2016  (1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Dyken Pond Environmental Education Center
475 Dyken Pond Road
Cropseyville, New York 12052
Description: Winter Fun! School vacation program for kids of all ages. Come out to the Center for snowshoeing, wildlife tracking and exploring nature. Let’s get outside, play games and take a hike! 1 – 3pm. Free.
Contact: For additional information, please call 518 658-2055.
Web Site: www.dykenpond.org
Thursday, February 18, 2016  (1:00 p.m. - N/A)
Community Event
Description: Winter Survival Kills in the Snow. Always come prepared when you go into the forest, but it's a good idea to know what to do if you had to face the elements overnight tool. This program blends practical safety information with fun activities. Fort building and fire making will be part of this outdoor afternoon. To pre-register at 279-1155
Thursday, February 18, 2016  (10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Crailo State Historic Site
9 Riverside Avenue
Renssselear
Description: 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. The cost is $3 per child, parents or guardians accompanying them will be free The Museum will be open for self-guided tours and the Marketplace Museum Shop will e open for browsing.
Thursday, February 18, 2016  (12:00 Noon- N/A)
Music & Entertainment
Location: McManus Center (Old St. John's School Building) at the corner of East and Herrick Streets in the City of Rensselaer.
Description: For those who are fans of Elvis Presley, come to the Rensselaer County, Rensselaer Senior Center for their concert featuring Donny "Elvis" Romines on February 18th. This concert will follow their lunch.
Contact: For additional information, please call 463-2166.
Friday, February 19, 2016  (7:00 p.m. - N/A)
History
Location: Corner of Routes 9 & 20 and Schuurman Road in Schodack.
Description: The Esquatak Historical Society will present Schodack Town Historian and Esquatak board member Diane Hutchinson on Friday, February 19 with "Hudson River Ice Industry in Schodack". Admission is free and refreshments will be served.
Contact: For additional information, please visit www.esquatak.com
Friday, February 19, 2016  (11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.)
Lunch & Dinner
Description: The Poestenkill Christian Church, 721 Snyders Corners Road, will be serving fish fry or clam roll dinners on Ash Wednesday, February 10, 2016 and every Friday during Lent including Food Friday. Dinners include French fries, cole slaw and beverage. The Cost is $9.50. Hot dogs will also be available. Dine- in or take-out.
Contact: For additional information, please call Barbara at 279-9458. For take-out reservations, call the church at 286-2773.
Friday, February 19, 2016  (4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.)
Dinner
Description: Save the Dates: Come-On-Come-All to the Transfiguration Parish Annual Fish Fry at Transfiguration Parish Hall, 50 Hillview Drive in Speigletown. The Fish Fry Dinners will be every Friday during the Lenten season (except Food Friday). The dates are February 12, 19, and 26, March 4, 11, and 18. You can either eat in or take out with dinners being served from 4:00 p.m. through 7:00 p.m. Dinners will include a fish fry, coleslaw and French Fries. Macaroni and Cheese will also be on the menu. Cost: Fish Dinner - $9.00, Cole Slaw $2.00; French Fries $2.00; Fish Fry-$4.50; Mac`n Cheese - $4.50. Desserts and drinks will also be available for purchase.
Saturday, February 20, 2016  (10:00 a.m. - N/A)
Community Event
Description: Rensselaer Land Trust's Snowshoe Class at their Kinderhook Creek Nature Preserve on Saturday, February 20 at 10:00 a.m. (Bad weather date Sunday, February 21.) Gain confidence on your snowshoes. Learn the best techniques and see the beauty of the Land Trust's Kinderhook Creek in the winter. Limited To 10 people. The cost is $10 per person. Participants need to bring their own snowshoes. Class led by Adirondack Guide Fred McCagg.
Contact: For additional information, please contact Pete Wood, chez2p@fairpoint.net or 766-5527.
Web Site: www.renstrust.org
Saturday, February 20, 2016  (4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Description: The Town of Poestenkill Youth Board is hosting an ice skating party at Hudson Valley Community College. It is free to children that are residents of Poestenkill. Kids of all ages are welcome. There will be pizza and drinks and skating. If you do not own skates you may rent them there. The cost is $3 per pair. They would like a head count beforehand so if you would like to go please call or email Katie Anthony.
Contact: For additional information, please call Katie at 283-5100 ext.107 or email kanthony@poestenkillny.com.
Saturday, February 20, 2016  (8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Description: Home-made “all you can eat” breakfast cooked to order and served at your table. Eagle Mills Christian Church, 1 Maple Avenue, Troy, 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. This month's special is Omelets with choice of special toppings. Adults $8, children under 10 $4.
Saturday, February 20, 2016  (11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: East Campus Athletic Village
Troy, New York
Description: RPI's Annual Winter Carnival. This year's theme is Polar Beardise. The Winter Carnival is an annual festival featuring a series of winter themed activities and games. This includes ice skating, food, live music performances by Renssselear student groups and much fore.
Saturday, February 20, 2016  (9:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m.)
Farmer’s Market
Description: Winter Market Begins! Winter Market begins November 7th! We're located in the Troy Atrium in downtown Troy from 9 am to 2pm each Saturday. Over 70 vendors each week to bring you fresh and local products.
Saturday, February 20, 2016  (6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Dyken Pond Environmental Education Center
475 Dyken Pond Road
Cropseyville, New York 12052
Description: Almost Full Snow Moon Trek. We will cover about two miles under the natural light of the moon either on snowshoes or nordic skis depending on conditions. Please check conditions before venturing out and for possible cancellation. 6:30 – 8:30 pm. FREE
Contact: For additional information, please call 518 658-2055.
Web Site: www.dykenpond.org
Sunday, February 21, 2016  (9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Dyken Pond Environmental Education Center
475 Dyken Pond Road
Cropseyville, New York 12052
Description: Sunday, Feb. 21 “Predators and Prey” Wildlife tracking with Dan Yacobellis: 9am -3:30pm $20; $15 members Pre-registration required.
Contact: For additional information, please call 518 658-2055.
Web Site: www.dykenpond.org
Sunday, February 21, 2016  (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon)
Community Event
Description: VFW Post 7338 Monthly Breakfast - 100 Hays Rd, East Greenbush. Price is $9.00 for Adults, children 6 to 12 $5.00, Children under 5 Free.
Sunday, February 21, 2016  (1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Dyken Pond Environmental Education Center
475 Dyken Pond Road
Cropseyville, New York 12052
Description: in February every Thursday for a wintry trek in the woods at Dyken Pond Center. From 1pm-3pm we will ski, snowshoe or hike about 2 miles depending on weather conditions. Please check our outgoing voice mail for updated conditions each week and for possible cancellations. This program is free and for all ages. Snowshoe rentals are available at the Center for $5.
Contact: For additional information, please call 518 658-2055.
Web Site: www.dykenpond.org
Tuesday, February 23, 2016  (7:00 p.m. - N/A)
Community Event
Location: Poestenkill Town Hall, Route 351.
Description: "Murder and Mayhem"; their guest speaker this month is Kathy Sheehan who is the Historian for Rensselaer County as well as the Registrar for the Rensselaer County Historical Society. She is an experienced speaker with many programs about Rensselaer County history in her portfolio. The program is free and all are welcome. Refreshments will be served.
Thursday, February 25, 2016  (7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.)
Adult Education
Description: Ballroom & Social Dancing Classes-starting February 25, 6 weeks. The cost is $75 per person at West Sand Lake Elementary cafeteria.
Contact: For additional information, please call Bonnie Lilly at 674-7191 or email lillyb@averillpark.k12.ny.us
Thursday, February 25, 2016  (9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.)
Shopping
Description: The Corner Shoppe at Cornerstone Community Church, 570 3rd Ave., N Troy is having random sales throughout February. Bargain prices on all clothing, housewares, small appliances, furniture, linens, toys, books. Visit us any Thursday or Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Contact: For more information call 235-3851.
Thursday, February 25, 2016  (6:30 p.m. - N/A)
Community Event
Location: Rensselaer Public Library
676 East Street
Rensselaer
Description: RENSSELAER PUBLIC LIBRARY: The Winter Book Club selection at the Rensselaer Library, 676 East Street, is “Major Pettigrew's Last stand” by Helen Simonson. Come to an informal discussion at 6:30 p.m. Refreshments served.
Thursday, February 25, 2016  (6.00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.)
Community Event/Fundraiser
Description: TROY PUBLIC LIBRARY FUNDRAISER: Revolution Hall at 417 River Street in Troy, is graciously hosting a fundraising event for the Troy Public Library on Thursday, February 25, from 6 to 9 p.m. Come out for a fun night of Trivia and Prizes with Scott Mumford of “Catch the Mania- Upstate NY”. Tickets are available at both the Main Library (100 Second Street) and the Lansingburgh Branch (27 114th Street). Sign up individually or as a team of 4-8. Tickets are $20/person and include your trivia and appetizers.
Contact: Please feel free to contact the library at 274-7071 or 235-5310 if you need further details or have any questions.
Friday, February 26, 2016  (4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.)
Dinner
Description: Save the Dates: Come-On-Come-All to the Transfiguration Parish Annual Fish Fry at Transfiguration Parish Hall, 50 Hillview Drive in Speigletown. The Fish Fry Dinners will be every Friday during the Lenten season (except Food Friday). The dates are February 12, 19, and 26, March 4, 11, and 18. You can either eat in or take out with dinners being served from 4:00 p.m. through 7:00 p.m. Dinners will include a fish fry, coleslaw and French Fries. Macaroni and Cheese will also be on the menu. Cost: Fish Dinner - $9.00, Cole Slaw $2.00; French Fries $2.00; Fish Fry-$4.50; Mac`n Cheese - $4.50. Desserts and drinks will also be available for purchase.
Friday, February 26, 2016  (5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: downtown Troy.
Description: This month's Troy Night out is in honor of our 10th Birthday! Their first TNO was in February of 2006, and this month they are celebrating the success of this monthly festival. Join them in their celebration, while also honoring Louis Comfort Tiffany, the creator of the infamous Tiffany window which are beautifully displayed around our city.
Friday, February 26, 2016  (11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.)
Lunch & Dinner
Description: The Poestenkill Christian Church, 721 Snyders Corners Road, will be serving fish fry or clam roll dinners on Ash Wednesday, February 10, 2016 and every Friday during Lent including Food Friday. Dinners include French fries, cole slaw and beverage. The Cost is $9.50. Hot dogs will also be available. Dine- in or take-out.
Contact: For additional information, please call Barbara at 279-9458. For take-out reservations, call the church at 286-2773.
Friday, February 26, 2016  (8:00 p.m. - N/A)
Music & Entertainment
Location: Brunswick Grange, Rt. 7 and 142.
Description: The Highlight Acting Troupe presents "Little Women" Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for seniors and students.
Contact: For additional information, please call Ethel at 237-6936.
Saturday, February 27, 2016  (8:00 p.m. - N/A)
Music & Entertainment
Location: Brunswick Grange, Rt. 7 and 142.
Description: The Highlight Acting Troupe presents "Little Women" Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for seniors and students.
Contact: For additional information, please call Ethel at 237-6936.
Saturday, February 27, 2016  (9:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m.)
Farmer’s Market
Description: Winter Market Begins! Winter Market begins November 7th! We're located in the Troy Atrium in downtown Troy from 9 am to 2pm each Saturday. Over 70 vendors each week to bring you fresh and local products.
Saturday, February 27, 2016  (1:00 p.m. - N/A)
Commuinity Event
Location: Grafton Lakes State Park
100 Grafton Lakes State Park Way, Grafton
Description: Learn how to make syrup in your own backyard. This program will appeal to children with plenty of ideas to take home. $2/person and $5/family.
Contact: For additional information, please call 279-1155.
Saturday, February 27, 2016  (8:00 p.m. - N/A)
Music & Entertainment
Description: COFFEEHOUSE CONCERT SERIES: Join Sand Lake Center for the Arts for the first Concert of their 2016 Squire Jacob Coffeehouse Concert Series. From Chapel Hill, NC SJC presents the very talented Jeff and Janet Furman, who bring their heartwarming traditional American and Celtic music to 2880 NY43, Averill Park at 8 p.m. Tickets are $18. Adults, under 18, $10.
Contact: For additional information, please call 674-2007.
Web Site: www.slca-ctp.org
Saturday, February 27, 2016  (10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Description: Start Your Own Business Seminar: Come to the Troy Public Library, 100 Second Street, on Saturday, February 27, from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. for a business workshop. Is this the year you take that idea and turn it into a business? Have you always dreamed of working for yourself? Come hear from local professionals what it takes to start and run a successful business. Presenters will be from the Small Business Development Center, the City of Troy, Constant Contact and local businesses.
Contact: This program is free and open to the public. Registration is necessary. For more information and to register, call the library at 274-7071.
Web Site: www.thetroylibrary.org.
Saturday, February 27, 2016  (9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.)
Shopping
Description: The Corner Shoppe at Cornerstone Community Church, 570 3rd Ave., N Troy is having random sales throughout February. Bargain prices on all clothing, housewares, small appliances, furniture, linens, toys, books. Visit us any Thursday or Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Contact: For more information call 235-3851.
Sunday, February 28, 2016  (2:00 p.m. - N/A)
Music & Entertainment
Location: Brunswick Grange, Rt. 7 and 142.
Description: The Highlight Acting Troupe presents "Little Women" Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for seniors and students.
Contact: For additional information, please call Ethel at 237-6936.
Sunday, February 28, 2016  (1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Dyken Pond Environmental Education Center
475 Dyken Pond Road
Cropseyville, New York 12052
Description: in February every Thursday for a wintry trek in the woods at Dyken Pond Center. From 1pm-3pm we will ski, snowshoe or hike about 2 miles depending on weather conditions. Please check our outgoing voice mail for updated conditions each week and for possible cancellations. This program is free and for all ages. Snowshoe rentals are available at the Center for $5.
Contact: For additional information, please call 518 658-2055.
Web Site: www.dykenpond.org
Tuesday, March 1, 2016  (7:00 p.m. - N/A)
Community Event
Description: Shriners: The Troy Shrine Club of the Oriental Shriners will meet on Monday, February 29, with a social hour at 6:15 p.m. followed by dinner prepared by Dorothy Allen at 7 p.m. followed by a meeting at Oriental Shrine Center, 75 Water Plant Road for dinner reservations.
Contact: For additional information, please call the club secretary Paul Kahian at 630-6448 or e-mail paulsk52@hotmail.com
Tuesday, March 1, 2016  (6:00 p.m. - N/A)
Music Entertainment
Description: Cloggers: Spring Beginner Clog Dancing Class- They are happy to announce that they will be offering a Spring Beginner Clog Dancing Class. Please join them at the Brittonkill (Tamarac) School for a 12 week course beginning March 1, 2016. Their class is open to anyone 7 years of age and older.
Contact: For additional information, please call Fran Beaudoin at 279-3067 or email her at franb@nycap.rr.com
Wednesday, March 2, 2016  (See Below)
Ice Skating
Sponsor: Hudson Valley Community College
Description: Public Ice Skating at the Conway Ice Rink (Oct. 31, 2015 - March 6, 2016) Monday - Friday Noon - 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday 4 - 6:15 p.m. Please note: If classes are cancelled, public ice skating will be closed. Free Admission Opening Weekend Saturday, Oct. 31 and Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015 Closed The rink is closed Thursday, Nov. 26; Thursday, Dec. 24; Friday, Dec. 25; Thursday, Dec. 31; and Friday, Jan. 1, 2016. Special Hours Extended holiday hours are noon to 2 p.m. and 4 to 6:15 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 28; Tuesday, Dec. 29; and Wednesday, Dec. 30. Group Discounts Groups of 10 or more skaters will receive $1 OFF on the price of each child or adult admission. Please call (518) 629-4850 with the number planning to attend.

Thursday, March 3, 2016  (9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.)
Shopping
Description: The Corner Shoppe at Cornerstone Community Church, 570 3rd Ave., N Troy is having random sales throughout February. Bargain prices on all clothing, housewares, small appliances, furniture, linens, toys, books. Visit us any Thursday or Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Contact: For more information call 235-3851.
Friday, March 4, 2016  (7:00 p.m. - N/A)
Music & Entertainment
Location: Knickerbacker Middle School Auditorium
320 7th Avenue
Troy
Description: "Annie" Based on Little Orphan Annie" Adults $5, Seniors and Students Free.
Friday, March 4, 2016  (4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.)
Dinner
Description: Save the Dates: Come-On-Come-All to the Transfiguration Parish Annual Fish Fry at Transfiguration Parish Hall, 50 Hillview Drive in Speigletown. The Fish Fry Dinners will be every Friday during the Lenten season (except Food Friday). The dates are February 12, 19, and 26, March 4, 11, and 18. You can either eat in or take out with dinners being served from 4:00 p.m. through 7:00 p.m. Dinners will include a fish fry, coleslaw and French Fries. Macaroni and Cheese will also be on the menu. Cost: Fish Dinner - $9.00, Cole Slaw $2.00; French Fries $2.00; Fish Fry-$4.50; Mac`n Cheese - $4.50. Desserts and drinks will also be available for purchase.
Friday, March 4, 2016  (11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.)
Lunch & Dinner
Description: The Poestenkill Christian Church, 721 Snyders Corners Road, will be serving fish fry or clam roll dinners on Ash Wednesday, February 10, 2016 and every Friday during Lent including Food Friday. Dinners include French fries, cole slaw and beverage. The Cost is $9.50. Hot dogs will also be available. Dine- in or take-out.
Contact: For additional information, please call Barbara at 279-9458. For take-out reservations, call the church at 286-2773.
Saturday, March 5, 2016  (9:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m.)
Farmer’s Market
Description: Winter Market Begins! Winter Market begins November 7th! We're located in the Troy Atrium in downtown Troy from 9 am to 2pm each Saturday. Over 70 vendors each week to bring you fresh and local products.
Saturday, March 5, 2016  (8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Description: Collar City Kilt Fest- The day includes a scenic 5k Kilt Run/Walk through the city ending at the party that hosts music, food and entertainment. The city is yours to explore with the City Pass. The pass makes you a Troy VIP with access to tastings and treats and special discounts in many of Troy venues.
Web Site: www.collarcitykiltfest.com
Saturday, March 5, 2016  (4:00 p.m. - 6: 30 p.m.)
Community Event
Description: Eagle Mills Christian Church, 1 Maple Avenue (Corner Maple & Rte. 2), Troy will hold a "Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner". The Cost is Adults $10 and Children under 10 are $5.00.
Contact: For additional information, please call 279-1588.
Saturday, March 5, 2016  (6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.)
Music & Entertainment
Description: One of the first signs of spring is the popular Irish Night run by St. Henry's Church. This year Irish Night will be moved to the Poestenkill Fire House on Main Street in Poestenkill. Doors will be open at 6:30 p.m., with music by Frank Jaklitsch and his multi-talented band of friends. For a ticket price of only $10 you get a fun evening of Irish music, door prizes, soda and snacks. Tickets will be available after all Masses.
Contact: For additional information, please call the parish office at 674-3818.
Saturday, March 5, 2016  (1:00 pm & 7:00 p.m.)
Music & Entertainment
Location: Knickerbacker Middle School Auditorium
320 7th Avenue
Troy
Description: "Annie" Based on Little Orphan Annie" Adults $5, Seniors and Students Free.
Saturday, March 5, 2016  (9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.)
Shopping
Description: The Corner Shoppe at Cornerstone Community Church, 570 3rd Ave., N Troy is having random sales throughout February. Bargain prices on all clothing, housewares, small appliances, furniture, linens, toys, books. Visit us any Thursday or Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Contact: For more information call 235-3851.
Sunday, March 6, 2016  (8:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon)
Communtiy Event
Description: The Castleton Fire Company located at 11 Green Avenue Castleton will be holding Sunday Breakfasts. The Breakfast will be held on the 1st Sunday of each month through May, 2016. Prices: Adults/$8, seniors/$7, Children ages 5-10/$5 and children under 5 are free. Mark your calendar to join them on March 6, April 3 and May 1, 2016.
Sunday, March 6, 2016  (8:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon)
Community Event
Description: The Castleton Fire Company located at 11 Green Avenue, Castleton, will be holding Sunday Breakfast from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon. +The breakfast will be held on the 1st Sunday of each Month through May, 2016. Adults/$8, Seniors/$7, Children ages 5-10/$5, and children under 5 are free.
Monday, March 7, 2016  (6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.)
Adult Education
Description: Upcoming Class with Averill Park Education: Learn the Art of Seat Weaving, starting March 7, 6:30 p.m. 8:30 p.m., $12 per class (depends on project) Room 130 in the high School.
Contact: For additional information, please call Bonnie Lilly at 674-7191 or Email lillyb@averillpark.k12.ny.us
Tuesday, March 8, 2016  (11:00 a.m. - N/A)
Community Event
Description: ELVIS! The Troy Senior Center, located at 19 Third Street, in downtown Troy is excited to announce that on Tuesday, March 8, 2016 Elvis will be preforming! Entertainment begins at 11 a.m., followed by a noon lunch. Please join us for this fantastic show, and delicious lunch. For ticket information, or to make a reservation, please call the center at 270-5348.
Tuesday, March 8, 2016  (12:00 Noon)
Music
Location: Troy Savings Bank, Troy
Description: Troy Savings Bank Music Hall Presents Music at Noon: Bring your lunch! Bleecker Consort-Medieval and Renaissance music
Friday, March 11, 2016  (11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.)
Lunch & Dinner
Description: The Poestenkill Christian Church, 721 Snyders Corners Road, will be serving fish fry or clam roll dinners on Ash Wednesday, February 10, 2016 and every Friday during Lent including Food Friday. Dinners include French fries, cole slaw and beverage. The Cost is $9.50. Hot dogs will also be available. Dine- in or take-out.
Contact: For additional information, please call Barbara at 279-9458. For take-out reservations, call the church at 286-2773.
Friday, March 11, 2016  (6:00 p.m.- N/A)
Community Event
Description: Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner at the Sullivan-Jones VFW Post 7466 (Poestenkill). The cost is Adults $13/Children $6. You may dine in or take out. Tickets are limited.
Contact: For additional information, please call 283-4661.
Friday, March 11, 2016  (4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.)
Dinner
Description: Save the Dates: Come-On-Come-All to the Transfiguration Parish Annual Fish Fry at Transfiguration Parish Hall, 50 Hillview Drive in Speigletown. The Fish Fry Dinners will be every Friday during the Lenten season (except Food Friday). The dates are February 12, 19, and 26, March 4, 11, and 18. You can either eat in or take out with dinners being served from 4:00 p.m. through 7:00 p.m. Dinners will include a fish fry, coleslaw and French Fries. Macaroni and Cheese will also be on the menu. Cost: Fish Dinner - $9.00, Cole Slaw $2.00; French Fries $2.00; Fish Fry-$4.50; Mac`n Cheese - $4.50. Desserts and drinks will also be available for purchase.
Friday, March 11, 2016  (6:30 p.m. - N/A)
Community Event/Fundraiser
Location: St. Michael the Archangel Church
175 Williams Road
Troy
Description: St. Michael the Archangel Church hosts the 8th Annual Irish Night Fundraiser Benefit for Unity House, Joseph House Damien Center, Troy, Roarke Center and CoNSERNS U! Show features the "Three Irish Voices", Boland School of Irish Dane and a special appearance by Bishop Ed., singing with the French Nun. $15 for Adult Tickets, children free, includes refreshments and door prize. Raffles available for a gorgeous Irish gift basket and Waterford Crystal.
Contact: For additional information, please call 283-6110.
Saturday, March 12, 2016  (4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Grange Hall Road, Stephentown, NY
Description: Stephentown Volunteer Fire Department CORNED BEEF & CABBAGE DINNER. The cost is Adults $15, kids 6-10 $7, and kids under 6 free. Take-out-$15. All You Can Eat at the Fire Hall!
Saturday, March 12, 2016  (9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.)
Shopping
Description: The Corner Shoppe at Cornerstone Community Church, 570 3rd Ave., N Troy is having random sales throughout February. Bargain prices on all clothing, housewares, small appliances, furniture, linens, toys, books. Visit us any Thursday or Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Contact: For more information call 235-3851.
Saturday, March 12, 2016  (N/A)
Community Event
Description: Extension Holds “Spring Garden Day”-Spring starts March 12 with “Spring Garden Day,” a program of gardening classes and fun held at Tamarac High School in Brunswick. Special speaker and award-winning garden designer Bettina Mueller from Dutchess County will speak on “A Tea Garden in Tivoli,” keynote speaker and author Ellen Sousa will give the presentation “Native Plants and Pollinators: Making The Connection,” and there are 9 more classes to choose from. A plant sale, garden book sale, Pick-A-Prize Auction, book signings and fabulous door prizes are other highlights. Participants also receive a delicious homemade lunch featuring soups, Stromboli and desserts. Program fee is $30 per person and pre-registration is required. Call Cornell Cooperative Extension at (518) 272-4210 and ask for Marcie, or visit www.ccerensselaer.org for details.
Saturday, March 12, 2016  (9:45 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Tamarac/Brunswick High School
Troy, New York
Description: Native Plants-& Pollinators-Spring Garden Day: Ellen Sousa owns a small native plant nursery in central MA and has been helping New Englanders nurture nature in their gardens and backyards since 2007. She lives on a small farm landscaped as a wildlife habitat for nesting birds, bees and other pollinators, and grows a proportion of her family’s food with the help of a diversity of beneficial predatory insects. She is the author of “The Green Garden: A New England Guide to Planning, Planting & Maintaining the Eco-friendly Habitat Garden” and teaches for New England Wild Flower Society and other organizations. Ellen’s program will focus on the vital connections between native plants and pollinators. She will also show us some beautiful native plants suited for the various conditions generally found in backyards in our region. Learn more about Ellen’s work at her website at Turkey Hill Brook Farm at www.thbfarm.com
Contact: For more information see our website at ccerensselaer.org or phone (518) 272-4210.
Saturday, March 12, 2016  (9:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m.)
Farmer’s Market
Description: Winter Market Begins! Winter Market begins November 7th! We're located in the Troy Atrium in downtown Troy from 9 am to 2pm each Saturday. Over 70 vendors each week to bring you fresh and local products.
Monday, March 14, 2016  (6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.)
Adult Education
Description: Upcoming classes with Averill park Adult Education: Defensive Driving/Point Reduction class on March 14 and March 16, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. in the High School Room 102. $40.00 per person and you must be registered and paid by Thursday, March 11. A minimum of 12 people are needed to run the class.
Contact: For additional information, please call Bonnie Lilly at 674-7191. Email lillyb@averillpark.k12.ny.us
Tuesday, March 15, 2016  (12:00 Noon)
Music & Entertainment
Location: St. Paul's Church
Third and State Streets
Troy
Description: Auriel Camerata returns to Tuesdays at Noon Concerts on February 16. Bring your lunch and enjoy the concert in the beauty of this historic downtown church. Donations in support of the series are welcome. The next concert in the series will feature Victoria Von Arx, piano on March 15.
Contact: For additional information, please visit www.tuesdayatnoon.org
Web Site: htpp://tuesdaysatnoon.org
Wednesday, March 16, 2016  (6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.)
Adult Education
Description: Upcoming classes with Averill park Adult Education: Defensive Driving/Point Reduction class on March 14 and March 16, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. in the High School Room 102. $40.00 per person and you must be registered and paid by Thursday, March 11. A minimum of 12 people are needed to run the class.
Contact: For additional information, please call Bonnie Lilly at 674-7191. Email lillyb@averillpark.k12.ny.us
Thursday, March 17, 2016  (11:00 a.m. - N/A)
Community Event
Description: TROY SENIOR CENTER: Come celebrate St. Patrick's Day at The Troy Senior Center, 19 Third Street, in downtown Troy. Enjoy some wonderful entertainment performed by Bob Treffiletti starting at 11 a.m., followed by a delicious Corned beef & cabbage lunch at noon. For reservations please call 270-5348. Don't forget to wear your green
Friday, March 18, 2016  (4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.)
Dinner
Description: Save the Dates: Come-On-Come-All to the Transfiguration Parish Annual Fish Fry at Transfiguration Parish Hall, 50 Hillview Drive in Speigletown. The Fish Fry Dinners will be every Friday during the Lenten season (except Food Friday). The dates are February 12, 19, and 26, March 4, 11, and 18. You can either eat in or take out with dinners being served from 4:00 p.m. through 7:00 p.m. Dinners will include a fish fry, coleslaw and French Fries. Macaroni and Cheese will also be on the menu. Cost: Fish Dinner - $9.00, Cole Slaw $2.00; French Fries $2.00; Fish Fry-$4.50; Mac`n Cheese - $4.50. Desserts and drinks will also be available for purchase.
Friday, March 18, 2016  (11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.)
Lunch & Dinner
Description: The Poestenkill Christian Church, 721 Snyders Corners Road, will be serving fish fry or clam roll dinners on Ash Wednesday, February 10, 2016 and every Friday during Lent including Food Friday. Dinners include French fries, cole slaw and beverage. The Cost is $9.50. Hot dogs will also be available. Dine- in or take-out.
Contact: For additional information, please call Barbara at 279-9458. For take-out reservations, call the church at 286-2773.
Friday, March 18, 2016  (10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.)
Community Eent
Location: Hudson Valley Community College
Description: 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 29th Annual Capital District Garden & Flower Show.
Saturday, March 19, 2016  (9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.)
Community Eent
Location: Hudson Valley Community College
Description: 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 29th Annual Capital District Garden & Flower Show.
Saturday, March 19, 2016  (9:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m.)
Farmer’s Market
Description: Winter Market Begins! Winter Market begins November 7th! We're located in the Troy Atrium in downtown Troy from 9 am to 2pm each Saturday. Over 70 vendors each week to bring you fresh and local products.
Saturday, March 19, 2016  (11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.mm.)
Community Event
Description: Join them for their Second Annual Easter Bunny Hop 'N Shop from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the American legion, 200 Columbia Turnpike, Rensselaer. The Easter Bunny from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. and pictures; their fun East Egg Hunt 12:00-3:00 p.m. & their huge Silent auction from 11:00 am. through 3:45 p.m. Best of all a portion of their proceeds goes to benefit a local charity.
Contact: For additional information, please call 368-9727.
Saturday, March 19, 2016  (10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.)
Adult Education
Description: Upcoming Class with Averill Park Adult Education: Fused Glass Class on March 19, 2016, 10:00 -1:00 p.m. $35 registration, plus 18 material fee to instructor at class.
Contact: For additional information, please call Bonnie Lilly at 674-7191 or Email lillyb@averillpark.k12.ny.us
Sunday, March 20, 2016  (10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)
Community Eent
Location: Hudson Valley Community College
Description: 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 29th Annual Capital District Garden & Flower Show.
Friday, March 25, 2016  (11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.)
Lunch & Dinner
Description: The Poestenkill Christian Church, 721 Snyders Corners Road, will be serving fish fry or clam roll dinners on Ash Wednesday, February 10, 2016 and every Friday during Lent including Food Friday. Dinners include French fries, cole slaw and beverage. The Cost is $9.50. Hot dogs will also be available. Dine- in or take-out.
Contact: For additional information, please call Barbara at 279-9458. For take-out reservations, call the church at 286-2773.
Saturday, April 2, 2016  (12:30 - 4:30 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Crailo State Historic Site
9 ½ Riverside Avenue
Rensselaer, New York 12144
Description: Crailofest: African Culture and Arts in the New World 12:30 Open House at Crailo, 2:00 at the First Presbyterian Church (34 Broadway) presentation of “Land of the Blacks” by Donald Hyman followed by performances by the First AME Choir and a presentation of African Dance. Open house at Crailo to follow from 3:30 -4:30 PM. $6 per adult, $1 per child, Adults $15 for the series. FOFC $4 per adult, $12 for the series.
Contact: For additional information, please call (518)463-8738.
Saturday, April 2, 2016  (9:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m.)
Farmer’s Market
Description: Winter Market Begins! Winter Market begins November 7th! We're located in the Troy Atrium in downtown Troy from 9 am to 2pm each Saturday. Over 70 vendors each week to bring you fresh and local products.
Saturday, April 2, 2016  (9:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m.)
Farmer’s Market
Description: Winter Market Begins! Winter Market begins November 7th! We're located in the Troy Atrium in downtown Troy from 9 am to 2pm each Saturday. Over 70 vendors each week to bring you fresh and local products.
Saturday, April 2, 2016  (9:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m.)
Farmer’s Market
Description: Winter Market Begins! Winter Market begins November 7th! We're located in the Troy Atrium in downtown Troy from 9 am to 2pm each Saturday. Over 70 vendors each week to bring you fresh and local products.
Sunday, April 3, 2016  (8:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon)
Community Event
Description: The Castleton Fire Company located at 11 Green Avenue, Castleton, will be holding Sunday Breakfast from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon. +The breakfast will be held on the 1st Sunday of each Month through May, 2016. Adults/$8, Seniors/$7, Children ages 5-10/$5, and children under 5 are free.
Sunday, April 3, 2016  (8:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon)
Communtiy Event
Description: The Castleton Fire Company located at 11 Green Avenue Castleton will be holding Sunday Breakfasts. The Breakfast will be held on the 1st Sunday of each month through May, 2016. Prices: Adults/$8, seniors/$7, Children ages 5-10/$5 and children under 5 are free. Mark your calendar to join them on March 6, April 3 and May 1, 2016.
Tuesday, April 5, 2016  (10:00 a.m. 3:00 p.m.)
Job Fair
Description: Job Fair: The Center for Careers and Transfer will host the Community Full Time Job Fair on Tuesday, April 5, from 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. located in the McDonough Sports Complex, Hudson Valley Community College. Please register online at www.hvcc.edu/career-transfer/employers/jobfair.html on or before March 25 to ensure your company name and information will be listed in the Community Job Fair Directory which is given out to all attendees. The registration fee is $100 (Profit) and $70 (Not-for-Profit) for the initial representative. Additional representatives fee is $25 (Profit) and $20 (Not-for-Profit). The fee includes an 8 X 10 booth, employer sign, table, chairs, waste basket, continental breakfast and lunch. The Center for Careers and Transfer staff is available to assist you with questions or concerns. You may contact the office at 629-7326.
Saturday, April 9, 2016  (9:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m.)
Farmer’s Market
Description: Winter Market Begins! Winter Market begins November 7th! We're located in the Troy Atrium in downtown Troy from 9 am to 2pm each Saturday. Over 70 vendors each week to bring you fresh and local products.
Tuesday, April 12, 2016  (12:00 Noon)
Music
Location: Troy Savings Bank, Troy
Description: Troy Savings Bank Music Hall Presents Music at Noon: Bring your lunch! Auriel Camerata-Choral Music
Saturday, April 16, 2016  (9:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m.)
Farmer’s Market
Description: Winter Market Begins! Winter Market begins November 7th! We're located in the Troy Atrium in downtown Troy from 9 am to 2pm each Saturday. Over 70 vendors each week to bring you fresh and local products.
Sunday, April 17, 2016  (10:00 a.m. & 12:00 Noon)
Community Event
Location: The Oakwood Cemetery
Description: The Annual Daffodil Brunch - at the Gardner Earl Chapel in Troy. 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 sells out quickly! Call 1-800-556-6273 with your name, phone, number of people and choice of seating time. 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. Must be 21 or over. Free rides in antique autos provided by Jack Byrne for brunch attendees. Reservations are a must. No walk ins. 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.
Contact: For additional information, please call 1-800-556-6273
Saturday, April 23, 2016  (9:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m.)
Farmer’s Market
Description: Winter Market Begins! Winter Market begins November 7th! We're located in the Troy Atrium in downtown Troy from 9 am to 2pm each Saturday. Over 70 vendors each week to bring you fresh and local products.
Thursday, April 28, 2016  (10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Crailo State Historic Site
9 ½ Riverside Avenue
Rensselaer, New York 12144
Description: Planting for Plenty: Spring in Rensselaerswyck-Learn about spring preparations at Crailo with hands on activities. Crafts and refreshments will be available. $3 per child, parents free!
Contact: For additional information, please call (518)463-8738.
Saturday, April 30, 2016  (9:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m.)
Farmer’s Market
Description: Winter Market Begins! Winter Market begins November 7th! We're located in the Troy Atrium in downtown Troy from 9 am to 2pm each Saturday. Over 70 vendors each week to bring you fresh and local products.
Sunday, May 1, 2016  (8:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon)
Community Event
Description: The Castleton Fire Company located at 11 Green Avenue, Castleton, will be holding Sunday Breakfast from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon. +The breakfast will be held on the 1st Sunday of each Month through May, 2016. Adults/$8, Seniors/$7, Children ages 5-10/$5, and children under 5 are free.
Thursday, May 5, 2016  (12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.)
Community Event/Fundraiser
Location: Little Italy Market Place, Troy.
Description: Old time N.Y. stickball "Stick It To Hunger" - Average Bear to perform 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Also the Montreal Circus Group light up Troy to perform the day. All proceeds to benefit the Joseph House Shelter & Local Food Pantries.
Contact: For additional information, please call Rocco DeFazio at 271-1111.
Saturday, May 7, 2016  (12:30 - 4:30 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Crailo State Historic Site
9 ½ Riverside Avenue
Rensselaer, New York 12144
Description: Crailofest: African Culture and Arts in the New World 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm 12:30 p.m. is Open House at Crailo, 2:00 at the First Presbyterian Church (34 Broadway)Penny Meachum will read her poetry followed by a performance of 18th century music by Minitria Slade. Open house at Crailo to follow from 3:30 -4:30 PM. $6 per adult, $1 per child, Adults $15 for the series. FOFC $4 per adult, $12 for the series.
Contact: For additional information, please call (518)463-8738.
Tuesday, May 10, 2016  (12:00 Noon)
Music
Location: Troy Savings Bank, Troy
Description: Troy Savings Bank Music Hall Presents Music at Noon: Bring your lunch! Findlay Cockrell-Piano
Wednesday, May 11, 2016  (11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Crailo State Historic Site
9 ½ Riverside Avenue
Rensselaer, New York 12144
Description: Crailofest: African Culture and Arts in the New World 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm 12:30 Open House at Crailo, 2:00 at the First Presbyterian Church (34 Broadway)Penny Meachum will read her poetry followed by a performance of 18th century music by Minitria Slade. Open house at Crailo to follow from 3:30 -4:30 PM. $6 per adult, $1 per child, Adults $15 for the series. FOFC $4 per adult, $12 for the series.
Contact: For additional information, please call (518)463-8738.
Saturday, June 4, 2016  (12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Crailo State Historic Site
9 ½ Riverside Avenue
Rensselaer, New York 12144
Description: Crailofest: African Culture and Arts in the New World- A festival held in Crailo’s riverside park. Drum circles, food. $6 per adult, $1 per child, Adults $15 for the series. FOFC $4 per adult, $12 for the series
Contact: For additional information, please call (518)463-8738.
Saturday, June 4, 2016  (8:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.)
Community Event
Location: The Oakwood Cemetery
Description: Annual 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. Wear sturdy shoes and bring binoculars if you have them. A few loaner binoculars may be available. Rain Date: Sunday. Check our Facebook page for updates. Meet at the flagpole. Oakwood Avenue Entrance. Register: 1-800-556-6273. Pay on arrival. (cash or check, no credit cards) $12pp
Saturday, June 4, 2016  (12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Crailo State Historic Site
9 ½ Riverside Avenue
Rensselaer, New York 12144
Description: Crailofest: African Culture and Arts in the New World 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm A festival held in Crailo’s riverside park. Drum circles, food. $6 per adult, $1 per child, Adults $15 for the series. FOFC $4 per adult, $12 for the series
Contact: For additional information, please call (518)463-8738.
Saturday, June 11, 2016  (12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Crailo State Historic Site
9 ½ Riverside Avenue
Rensselaer, New York 12144
Description: Discovery Day 1-Discovery Days highlight a certain aspect of Crailo’s history or exhibit for a fun afternoon of learning, crafts, and refreshments. Check their websites for more details on this event as they become available.
Contact: For additional information, please call (518)463-8738.
Saturday, June 11, 2016  (Time TBA)
Community Event
Location: Crailo State Historic Site
9 ½ Riverside Avenue
Rensselaer, New York 12144
Description: Discovery Day 1 -Discovery Days highlight a certain aspect of Crailo’s history or exhibit for a fun afternoon of learning, crafts, and refreshments. Check their websites for more details on this event as they become available.
Contact: For additional information, please call (518)463-8738.
Saturday, July 2, 2016  (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon)
Farmers Market
Location: Poestenkill Town Hall (front lawn) Poestenkill
Description: The Market is moving to downtown Poestenkill for the 2016 season! The Market will be located on the front lawn of the Poestenkill Town Hall. This will bring the wonderful vendors into the center of Town and create greater visibility for the Market. The Market will run every Saturday from July 2nd through September 24th, from 9am to noon.
Web Site: http://www.poestenkillfarmersmarket.com
Saturday, July 9, 2016  (9:00 a.m. - `12:00 Noon)
Farmers Market
Location: Poestenkill Town Hall (front lawn) Poestenkil
Description: The Market is moving to downtown Poestenkill for the 2016 season! The Market will be located on the front lawn of the Poestenkill Town Hall. This will bring the wonderful vendors into the center of Town and create greater visibility for the Market. The Market will run every Saturday from July 2nd through September 24th, from 9am to noon.
Web Site: http://www.poestenkillfarmersmarket.com
Saturday, July 16, 2016  (9:00 a.m. - `12:00 Noon)
Farmers Market
Location: Poestenkill Town Hall (front lawn) Poestenkill
Description: The Market is moving to downtown Poestenkill for the 2016 season! The Market will be located on the front lawn of the Poestenkill Town Hall. This will bring the wonderful vendors into the center of Town and create greater visibility for the Market. The Market will run every Saturday from July 2nd through September 24th, from 9am to noon.
Web Site: http://www.poestenkillfarmersmarket.com
Saturday, July 16, 2016  (12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Crailo State Historic Site
9 ½ Riverside Avenue
Rensselaer, New York 12144
Description: Discovery Day 2 - Discovery Days highlight a certain aspect of Crailo’s history or exhibit for a fun afternoon of learning, crafts, and refreshments. Check their websites for more details on this event as they become available.
Contact: For additional information, please call (518)463-8738.
Saturday, July 23, 2016  (9:00 a.m. - `12:00 Noon)
Farmers Market
Location: Poestenkill Town Hall (front lawn) Poestenkill
Description: The Market is moving to downtown Poestenkill for the 2016 season! The Market will be located on the front lawn of the Poestenkill Town Hall. This will bring the wonderful vendors into the center of Town and create greater visibility for the Market. The Market will run every Saturday from July 2nd through September 24th, from 9am to noon.
Web Site: http://www.poestenkillfarmersmarket.com
Monday, July 25, 2016  (10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Crailo State Historic Site
9 ½ Riverside Avenue
Rensselaer, New York 12144
Description: Summer Sampler-Kids age 7-12 are invited to Crailo to learn about the history of the Hudson Valley through hands-on games, crafts and special activities. Each day offers a different theme. Registration required. $5 per day per child/ $3 for Members of FOFC
Contact: For additional information, please call (518)463-8738.
Tuesday, July 26, 2016  (10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Crailo State Historic Site
9 ½ Riverside Avenue
Rensselaer, New York 12144
Description: Summer Sampler-Kids age 7-12 are invited to Crailo to learn about the history of the Hudson Valley through hands-on games, crafts and special activities. Each day offers a different theme. Registration required. $5 per day per child/ $3 for Members of FOFC

Contact: For additional information, please call (518)463-8738.
Wednesday, July 27, 2016  (10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Crailo State Historic Site
9 ½ Riverside Avenue
Rensselaer, New York 12144
Description: Summer Sampler-Kids age 7-12 are invited to Crailo to learn about the history of the Hudson Valley through hands-on games, crafts and special activities. Each day offers a different theme. Registration required. $5 per day per child/ $3 for Members of FOFC

Contact: For additional information, please call (518)463-8738.
Thursday, July 28, 2016  (10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Crailo State Historic Site
9 ½ Riverside Avenue
Rensselaer, New York 12144
Description: Summer Sampler-Kids age 7-12 are invited to Crailo to learn about the history of the Hudson Valley through hands-on games, crafts and special activities. Each day offers a different theme. Registration required. $5 per day per child/ $3 for Members of FOFC

Contact: For additional information, please call (518)463-8738.
Friday, July 29, 2016  (10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Crailo State Historic Site
9 ½ Riverside Avenue
Rensselaer, New York 12144
Description: Summer Sampler-Kids age 7-12 are invited to Crailo to learn about the history of the Hudson Valley through hands-on games, crafts and special activities. Each day offers a different theme. Registration required. $5 per day per child/ $3 for Members of FOFC

Contact: For additional information, please call (518)463-8738.
Saturday, July 30, 2016  (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon)
Farmers Market
Location: Poestenkill Town Hall (front lawn) Poestenkill
Description: The Market is moving to downtown Poestenkill for the 2016 season! The Market will be located on the front lawn of the Poestenkill Town Hall. This will bring the wonderful vendors into the center of Town and create greater visibility for the Market. The Market will run every Saturday from July 2nd through September 24th, from 9am to noon.
Web Site: http://www.poestenkillfarmersmarket.com
Saturday, August 6, 2016  (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon)
Farmers Market
Location: Poestenkill Town Hall (front lawn) Poestenkill
Description: The Market is moving to downtown Poestenkill for the 2016 season! The Market will be located on the front lawn of the Poestenkill Town Hall. This will bring the wonderful vendors into the center of Town and create greater visibility for the Market. The Market will run every Saturday from July 2nd through September 24th, from 9am to noon.
Web Site: http://www.poestenkillfarmersmarket.com
Saturday, August 13, 2016  (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon)
Farmers Market
Location: Poestenkill Town Hall (front lawn) Poestenkill
Description: The Market is moving to downtown Poestenkill for the 2016 season! The Market will be located on the front lawn of the Poestenkill Town Hall. This will bring the wonderful vendors into the center of Town and create greater visibility for the Market. The Market will run every Saturday from July 2nd through September 24th, from 9am to noon.
Web Site: http://www.poestenkillfarmersmarket.com
Saturday, August 13, 2016  (12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Crailo State Historic Site
9 ½ Riverside Avenue
Rensselaer, New York 12144
Description: Discovery Day 3 -Discovery Days highlight a certain aspect of Crailo’s history or exhibit for a fun afternoon of learning, crafts, and refreshments. Check their websites for more details on this event as they become available.
Contact: For additional information, please call (518)463-8738.
Saturday, August 20, 2016  (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon)
Farmers Market
Location: Poestenkill Town Hall (front lawn) Poestenkill
Description: The Market is moving to downtown Poestenkill for the 2016 season! The Market will be located on the front lawn of the Poestenkill Town Hall. This will bring the wonderful vendors into the center of Town and create greater visibility for the Market. The Market will run every Saturday from July 2nd through September 24th, from 9am to noon.
Web Site: http://www.poestenkillfarmersmarket.com
Saturday, August 27, 2016  (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon)
Farmers Market
Location: Poestenkill Town Hall (front lawn) Poestenkill
Description: The Market is moving to downtown Poestenkill for the 2016 season! The Market will be located on the front lawn of the Poestenkill Town Hall. This will bring the wonderful vendors into the center of Town and create greater visibility for the Market. The Market will run every Saturday from July 2nd through September 24th, from 9am to noon.
Web Site: http://www.poestenkillfarmersmarket.com
Saturday, September 3, 2016  (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon)
Farmers Market
Location: Poestenkill Town Hall (front lawn) Poestenkil
Description: The Market is moving to downtown Poestenkill for the 2016 season! The Market will be located on the front lawn of the Poestenkill Town Hall. This will bring the wonderful vendors into the center of Town and create greater visibility for the Market. The Market will run every Saturday from July 2nd through September 24th, from 9am to noon.
Web Site: http://www.poestenkillfarmersmarket.com
Saturday, September 10, 2016  (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon)
Farmers Market
Location: Poestenkill Town Hall (front lawn) Poestenkill
Description: The Market is moving to downtown Poestenkill for the 2016 season! The Market will be located on the front lawn of the Poestenkill Town Hall. This will bring the wonderful vendors into the center of Town and create greater visibility for the Market. The Market will run every Saturday from July 2nd through September 24th, from 9am to noon.
Web Site: http://www.poestenkillfarmersmarket.com
Saturday, September 10, 2016  (11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Crailo State Historic Site
9 ½ Riverside Avenue
Rensselaer, New York 12144
Description: Harvest Faire-An old fashioned agricultural festival devoted to all aspects of harvest time in the colonial era Hudson Valley. Harvest Faire offers seventeenth and eighteenth century music, historical reenactors, vendors, Native American and colonial demonstrations, games and activities. Harvest Faire is part of the Hudson River Ramble. Free to attend, nominal fee to enter the museum.
Contact: For additional information, please call (518)463-8738.
Saturday, September 17, 2016  (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon)
Farmers Market
Location: Poestenkill Town Hall (front lawn) Poestenkill
Description: The Market is moving to downtown Poestenkill for the 2016 season! The Market will be located on the front lawn of the Poestenkill Town Hall. This will bring the wonderful vendors into the center of Town and create greater visibility for the Market. The Market will run every Saturday from July 2nd through September 24th, from 9am to noon.
Web Site: http://www.poestenkillfarmersmarket.com
Saturday, September 24, 2016  (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon)
Farmers Market
Location: Poestenkill Town Hall (front lawn) Poestenkill
Description: The Market is moving to downtown Poestenkill for the 2016 season! The Market will be located on the front lawn of the Poestenkill Town Hall. This will bring the wonderful vendors into the center of Town and create greater visibility for the Market. The Market will run every Saturday from July 2nd through September 24th, from 9am to noon.
Web Site: http://www.poestenkillfarmersmarket.com
Tuesday, September 27, 2016  (4:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m.)
Community Event/Fundraiser
Description: Spaghetti Dinner at the Pittstown United Methodist Church, 45 Old Route 7, Valley Falls. Served family style with all the fixings. Take out is available. Children 4 and under Free; 5 to 11 years $5; Adults/12 years and Over $8. All Proceeds to benefit the Rensselaer County 4-H Teen Exchange.
Contact: Please RSVP at 421-2360.
Saturday, December 3, 2016  (12:00 p. m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Crailo State Historic Site
9 ½ Riverside Avenue
Rensselaer, New York 12144
Description: St. Nicholas Day-Meet Sinterklaas, the Dutch St. Nicholas, who will be stopping by to see if you’ve been good or bad this year! Crailo’s Marketplace Museum Shop will be offering unique gifts for the holidays. There will be crafts for the kids, refreshments and cooking demonstrations by the fire. The museum will be open for self-guided tours. Free!
Contact: For additional information, please call (518)463-8738.
Saturday, December 10, 2016  (1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: The Oakwood Cemetery
Description: OAKWOOD’S FAMILY CHRISTMAS CONCERT -WELCOMES SANTA Friends of Oakwood will hold their 4th Annual Christmas Concert and Sing-along from 1:00 to 3:00PM at the historic Gardner Earl Chapel in Troy. Small per family fee charged. Sing carols. Meet Santa (he’ll pose for pictures too!) Enjoy cookies & cider.
Saturday, January 7, 2017  (4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Crailo State Historic Site
9 ½ Riverside Avenue
Rensselaer, New York 12144
Description: Twelfth Night-Museum open house with costumed interpreters and open hearth cooking demonstrations in the cellar kitchen. Join in the Dutch celebration of the end of the holiday season. Combo tickets with Schuyler Mansions Salutations of the Season will be available.
Contact: For additional information, please call (518)463-8738.
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