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Tuesday, September 02, 2014  (5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.)
Community Event/Fundraiser
Description: Help Bishop Scharfenberger find the BEST PIZZA in the area! Please join us them you meet, greet and eat with Bishop Scharfenberger on Tuesday, September 2 as he discovers the best pizza we have to offer. This fundraiser will benefit Catholic Charities Tri-County Services including their own CoNSERNS-U Program. The pizza taste testing will be located in the McManus Center Gymnasium where we host our CoNSERNS-U Christmas Store. You can also visit them in the food pantry directly above the gym. They look forward to seeing you as they witness the Bishop’s seal of approval on our beloved local pizzerias.
Contact: If you have any questions please call them at 518-453-6650.
Wednesday, September 03, 2014  (10:30 a.m. - N/A)
Youth
Description: Family Storytime resumes on Sept. 3 at 10:30 a.m. with an early childhood music and movement program for babies, toddlers and preschoolers with guest Matt Yaegar for Music Together! For additional details, call 274-7071. Family Storytime is held weekly on Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. at the Troy Public Library Main Branch, 100 Second Street, Troy.
Thursday, September 04, 2014  (6:30 p.m. - N/A)
Community Event
Description: Bruce Kennedy, descendant of “Big Thunder” one of the leaders of the Anti- Rent Rebellion, will present a film and discussion on the Anti-Rent Wars of 1839 - 1869 in upstate New York on Sept. 4 at 6:30 p.m. at the Troy Public Lbirary, 100 Second St. The program is free but registration is required. Stop in to the library or call 274-7071 for information and reservations.
Saturday, September 06, 2014  (N/A)
Community Event
Description: Van Rensselaer Star Chapter No. 256, Order of the Eastern Star and Van Rensselaer Lodge No. 87 in East Greenbushon Sept. 6, eat in or take out. Cost is $25 and reservations with money are required and binding. Menu: lobster or steak, baked potato, corn-on-the-cob, coleslaw, dessert and beverage. For reservations call Barbara at 477-4919 or Nancy at 477-7101. Deadline is Aug. 31. Take-out orders can be picked up at the Masonic Temple, 710 Columbia Turnpike, East Greenbush after 4 p.m. on Sept. 6.
Saturday, September 06, 2014  (9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.)
Community Event
Description: Local artist Monica Bill Hughes will conduct a series of three Basic Drawing Classes on Saturdays, Sept. 6, 13 and 20 from 9:30 – 11 a.m. at Troy Public Library’s Main location. This program is free and open to the public. To make reservations, call the library at 274-7071. The Troy Public Library is located at 100 Second St., Troy.
Saturday, September 06, 2014  (begins at 4 p.m.)
Lobster or Steak Bake
Location: Masonic Temple
710 Columbia Turnpike
Description: Van Rensselaer Star Chapter No.256, Order of the Eastern Star and Van Rensselaer Lodge No. 87, F&AM, in East Greenbush will be hosting a Lobster or Steak Bake. Cost is $25.00 and reservations with money are required and binding. The menu includes: lobster or steak, baked potato, corn on the cob, coleslaw, dessert, and beverage.
Contact: For eat in or take out reservations call Barbara at 477-4919 or Nancy at 477-7101. The deadline is August 31st. And take out orders can be picked up after 4 p.m. at the Masonic Temple.
Saturday, September 06, 2014  (begins at 7:30 p.m.)
Dan Berggren and Ed Lowman in Concert
Location: Sand Lake Center for the Arts
2880 NY 43, Averill Park, New York 12018
Description: Dan Berggren and Ed Lowman will be performing strong songs, funny songs, songs that jump, all with an Adirondack flavor with guitar and bass. This concert is part of the 2014 Squire Jacob Coffeehouse Series. Each show starts with our new Stars A' Rising featuring young local talent, performed in a family friendly atmosphere. The Cafe opens a half hour before the show time and offers delectable desserts and free parking.
Contact: 518-674-2007 or e-mail at info@slca-ctp.org Reservations may be made at the webiste listed below. The fee for this event is $16 for adults, and for those under 18 $10, plus give money through cash or check.
Web Site: www.slca-ctp.org
Saturday, September 06, 2014  (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)
Farmer’s Market
Location: 333 New York 351, Averill Park, NY, 12018
Description: The Poestenkill Farmers' Market & Craft Fair will be extending their market season to September 28th, every Saturday 9-12pm, at the Algonquin Middle School (front lawn) cors. of Rt. 66 & 351. Rain or Shine! Local vendors will be selling quality baked goods, fruits & vegetables, artisan breads, jams, jellies, fresh eggs, maple syrup, handmade soaps, plants and homemade crafts! Come join them and help support your local businesses.
Contact: For additional information, please call (518) 283-4990.
Saturday, September 06, 2014  (9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: 605 Brunswick Road, Troy.
Sponsor: Brunswick Historical Society.
Description: TAG AND BAKE SALE - Description: Annual Tag and Bake Sale. Vendor space available. 8 x10 space for $20.00, rain or shine. There will be an antique quilt raffle, homemade baked goods, Entertainment provided by the Hill Country Cloggers at 1:00 p.m. Lunch will be available throughout the day.
Contact: For additional information or vendor space, please call 279-4024.
Saturday, September 06, 2014  (7:00 p.m. - N/A)
Community Event
Location: Rensselaer County Historical Society
57 Second Street
Troy, NY 12180
Description: TROY, N.Y. – The Rensselaer County Historical Society (RCHS) will debut a new exhibit, At the Corner of Second & State: Where Troy’s History Intersects, on Monday, September 8th at 7pm along with the companion exhibit, “Conserving the Welfare and Best Interests of our Depositors”: The Troy Savings Bank. The main exhibit runs through December 20, 2014, and the companion exhibit runs through November 15, 2014. The exhibits are sponsored in part by the Troy Savings Bank Charitable Foundation and the Lucille A. Herold Charitable Trust. The exhibits are open and free to the public.

Contact: For additional information, please call 518-272-7232 x13.
Sunday, September 07, 2014  (2:00 p.m. - N/A)
Music
Description: Local musical group Katsura will be in concert on Sept. 7 at 2 p.m. at the Troy Public Library’s main location at 100 Second St. Katsura, a trio of pro musicians from the local community who play a range of rock, alternative, pop and folk, is comprised of Michelle Martinez (Vocals), Adam Neff (Guitar/Vocals) and Cory Haines (Percussion). Reservations are encouraged. Call 274-7071 or online at www.thetroylibrary.org
Monday, September 08, 2014  (begins at 7 p.m.)
Art Exhibit Opening at RCHS
Location: At the Corner of Second and State: Where Troy's History Intersects, "Conserving the Welfare and Best Interests of our Depositors."
Sponsor: Troy Savings Bank Charitable Foundation and Lucille A. Herold Charitable Trust
Description: The Rensselaer County Historical Society (RCHS) will debut a new, rotating exhibit, called 'Prospect of America: Selections from Edgar Holloway Art Collection.'

The exhibit series runs through December 20th, 2014.

The exhibit is open and free to the public.
Tuesday, September 09, 2014  (7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Description: Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rensselaer County will present the program “The Wide World of Grasses”. The will view and discuss the magnificent ornamental grasses in the Master Gardener Demonstration Garden, which are at their peak in early September. They will also discuss good grasses for lawns and the weedy grasses found in gardens and along roadsides. This program will be presented by David Chinery, Extension Educator and the Master Gardeners. This program is FREE to the public and will be held at the Demonstration Garden at the Robert C. Parker School, 4254 Route 43, North Greenbush. Rain or inclement weather at the start of the program may cancel it. Individuals with questions or special needs requiring accommodation should contact Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rensselaer County at the phone number above. Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rensselaer County provides equal program and employment opportunities.
Contact: For more information contact Cornell Cooperative Extension at 272-4210 or dhc3@cornell.edu
Tuesday, September 09, 2014  (5:30 p.m. - N/A)
Education
Description: A free Computer Basics class will be offered at the Lansingburgh Branch of the Troy Public Library. 27 114th Street, on Sept. 9 at 5:30 p.m. A One-on-One session will be held prior to the class at 4:30 p.m. Seating limted, registration required. 235-5310 or www.thetroylibrary.org
Tuesday, September 09, 2014  (7 p.m.)
Book Group
Location: 4118 Brunswick Road
Description: The Brunswick Community Library Evening Book Group meets every second Tuesday of the month at the library. The group will discuss "The Covert Affair" by Jennet Conant. All are Welcome.
Tuesday, September 09, 2014  (7:00 p.m. - N/A)
Community Event
Description: The Brunswick Community Library Evening Book Group meets at 7 p.m. every second Tuesday of the month at the Library, 4118 Brunswick Road. The group will discuss “The Covert Affair” by Jennet Conant on Sept. 9. All are welcome.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014  (6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Troy Public Library, 100 Second Street, Troy.
Description: Learn how to make playful party decorations, luscious bouquets, and sophisticated floral centerpices using tissue and crepe paper with Petra Jancovicova of Anchor No. 5 Boutique. Two sessions, Sept. 10 and Sept. 17 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Troy Public Library Main Branch, 100 Second St. Troy. For ages 16 and older. Free. RSVP to 274-7071 or www.thetroylibrary.org. Workshop is made possible in part through a Community Art$Grant, a program funded by the Arts Center of the Capital Region and the New York State Council on the Arts.
Thursday, September 11, 2014  (3:30 p.m. - N/A)
Education
Location: Hoosick Falls Health Center, Danforth Street, Hoosick Falls.
Description: 5-hour Pre-licensing course, 3:30 p.m. Sept. 11 at the Center for Nursing & Rehabilitation (Hoosick Falls Health Center) Danforth Street, Hoosick Falls sponosred by the Northeast New York Safety & Health Council. Pre-registration is required by calling 686-4854. Cost is $40 prepaid and $50 at the door, payable to NENY Safety. Participants are required to have a valid New York state Driver’s Permit. Successful completion of the class, which requires passing a test, provides students with the paperwork (MV-278) to take the New York State Driver’s Test and is valid for one year.
Saturday, September 13, 2014  (8:30 a.m. - N/A)
Community Event
Description: Defensive Driving Course, 8:30 a.m. Sept. 13 at the Center for Nursing & Rehabilitation (Hoosick Falls Health Center) Danforth Street, Hoosick Falls sponosred by the Northeast New York Safety & Health Council. Pre-registration is required by calling 686-4854. Successful completion of the course allows for a 10 percent insurance reduction on collision and liability for three years and reduces 4 points from a student’s driver’s license on points acquired during the prior 18 months.
Saturday, September 13, 2014  (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon)
Community Event
Description: NEW OAKWOOD TOUR: The War of 1812 – Battle of Plattsburgh. Join local historian Michael Barrett on the 200th anniversary weekend of the Battle of Plattsburgh, which ended the northern fighting in what has been called “our second war of independence.” Oakwood is the resting place of a number of veterans of this 2 year struggle to escape British domination. Troy’s own John Ellis Wool had one of his greatest triumphs leading troops at Plattsburgh and Michael can make it come to life again. Call 1-800-556-6273 to register. $12.pp Children under 12, Free. Meet near the bell. Oakwood Ave. entrance. This program is presented by the Friends of Oakwood Cemetery, a group of volunteers who raise funds to maintain the historic grounds, Victorian gatehouses and National Historic Landmark Gardner Earl Chapel at this non-sectarian, not-for-profit cemetery. New volunteers are always welcome. Call 272-7520 or email oakwoodcemeterytroyny@gmail.com
Saturday, September 13, 2014  (9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.)
Community Event
Description: Local artist Monica Bill Hughes will conduct a series of three Basic Drawing Classes on Saturdays, Sept. 6, 13 and 20 from 9:30 – 11 a.m. at Troy Public Library’s Main location. This program is free and open to the public. To make reservations, call the library at 274-7071. The Troy Public Library is located at 100 Second St., Troy.
Saturday, September 13, 2014  (11 a.m.)
Crailo Harvest Faire
Location: 9 1/2 Riverside Avenue, Rensselaer, New York 12144
Description: If September 13th is rained out, it will be held on September 14th at the same time. 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 re-enactors, vendors, Native American and colonial demonstartions, games and activities. This is a FREE outdoor event. A nominal fee is charged for entry to the museum exhibit inside Crailo State Historic Site. The grounds are largely accessible as is the first floor of the museum.
Contact: phone: 518-463-8738 e-mail: Geoff.Benton@parks.ny.gov
Saturday, September 13, 2014  (2 p.m.)
Hart-Cluett House Tour
Location: Rensselaer County Historical Society
57 Second Street, Troy, New York 12180
Description: Tour the grand Federal style Hart-Cluett House known for its marble facade and the rich stories of the three families who lived in the house from 1827-1952. It is $10 per person, or $5 for RCHS members. This is not suitable for children under the age of 10. There is wheelchair accessability to the main floor and basement but not to the second floor.
Contact: phone: 518-272-7232 e-mail:ilenefrank@rchsonline.org
Saturday, September 13, 2014  (8 a.m. both days)
5th Annual Rensselaer Plateau Traverse Hike
Location: Pineridge Cross Country Ski Area
1463 Plank Road, Petersburgh, New York 12138
Description: Join us for one or both days of our 2 day Plateau Traverse Hike. We will meet at Pineridge Cross Country Ski Area at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday and take shuttle buses to our starting point just below the plateau escarpment in the Tibbits State Forest a nd spend the day hiking back to Pineridge. Participants are welcomed to pitch a tent for the night. We will have a BBQ, please bring something to share, campfire and breakfast. We will then leave Pineridge by 8 a.m. the next day to hike to the southern escarpment in Stephentown. Shuttle buses will bring participants back to Pineridge at the end of the day. We scout out new routes each year, so call ahead to get the exact route. This event is cosponsored by the Rensselaer Land Trust, The Dyken Pond Environmental Education Center, The Friends of Dyken Pond Center, and Pineridge Cross Country Ski Area. A mix of trail conditions [flat,rocky,etc.] logging roads and bushwhacking. Bushwhacking will be easy to moderate difficulty with a few new short difficult areas. Trails may be muddy or wet depending on the weather conditions prior to the event. The length of this event is about 32 total miles, with it being 16 miles each day, but there are half day options as well. This means that you will either be walking from 4.5 hours to 8 hours per day. This is not suitable for children under the age of 14. And you will need to make sure to have a day pack, water bottles, sturdy footwear, and bring your own lunch.
Contact: phone: 518-794-9160 e-mail: jim@rensselaerplateau.org Please register by September 12th, with a $10 suggested donation per day to offset fuel cost for the shuttle buses.
Saturday, September 13, 2014  (11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Festival
Location: Crailo State Historic Site & Friends of Fort Crailo
9 ½ Riverside Avenue
Rensselaer, NY 12144
Description: Crailo State Historic Site and the Friends of Fort Crailo present Harvest Faire, an event with something for everyone in the family! This outdoor event is free to the public (a nominal donation is asked to enter the museum exhibit) and is part of the Hudson River Ramble. In case of inclement weather, the event will be held on Sunday, September 14th. The festivities run from 11:00am to 4:00pm. Crailo’s grounds set the scene for 17th- and 18th-century re-enactors, music, and demonstrations. Among the re-enactors are 17th-century Dutch settlers, a rope-maker and tinsmith, and Native Americans with a recreated wigwam. This year will also include demonstrations of wheat threshing. The Children will delight in the pumpkin roll races and opportunity to paint a pumpkin in their own creative design ($1 per pumpkin while they last). Free ice cream while supplies last! The Jolly Toy Lady offers the younger set a glimpse at childhood in the 17th and 18th century with wooden toys such as the Game of Ninepins, stilts, French hoops, and Tug-o-war. Tom Hooker Hanford will be performing historic stories and songs under the tent. Don’t forget to stop by the museum marketplace gift shop.
Contact: For additional information, please call (518) 463-8738.
Saturday, September 13, 2014  (11:-00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.)
Festival
Description: St. Paul’s Shelter for Women & Children are holding a Fall Family Festival from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 13 at St. Timothy’s Lutheran Church, 470 Winter Street Ext, North Greenbush. Tickets $5 per person. The event will feature arts & carts, kareoke, entertainment, food booths, kids midway, games, prizes, bounce house, circus yoga hula hoop workshop, kid’s police ID signup, and dunk tank. To buy tickets: http://stpaulscenter.com/events/fall-family-festival/ ; for a vendor application, go to http://stpaulscenter.com/events/fall-family-festival/ or call Margaret at 518.391.0261 or email at mjna10@gmail.com or to become a sponsor, visit http://stpaulscenter.com/events/fall-family-festival/ for sponsorship packages. Proceeds benefit St. Paul’s Center, an emergency shelter for moms and kids without a place to call home.
Saturday, September 13, 2014  (N/A)
Reunion
Location: Nassau Sportsmen's Club
370 Boyce Road, East Greenbush
Description: The Columbia High School Class of 1959 Reunion. The day will include lunch and dinner.
Contact: For information, email Betty Coxon Franze at rfranze1@nycap.rr.com
Saturday, September 13, 2014  (9 a.m. to 2 p.m.)
Garage Sale
Location: Third Presbyterian Church
115 Winter Street, Troy
Description: Will be hosting a Community Garage Sale. There is no cost to participate. Just bring a table and your treasures to sell. Food and beverages will also b available throughout the day. There will not be a charge for the food but donations will be accepted and will go to help those in need.
Contact: To reserve a space and for more information, call the church office at 283-2420
Saturday, September 13, 2014  (11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.)
Festival
Description: St. Paul’s Shelter for Women & Children are holding a Fall Family Festival from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 13 at St. Timothy’s Lutheran Church, 470 Winter Street Ext, North Greenbush. Tickets $5 per person. The event will feature arts & carts, kareoke, entertainment, food booths, kid’s midway, games, prizes, bounce house, circus yoga hula hoop workshop, kid’s police ID signup, and dunk tank. To buy tickets: http://stpaulscenter.com/events/fall-family-festival/ ; for a vendor application, go to http://stpaulscenter.com/events/fall-family-festival/
Saturday, September 13, 2014  (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon)
Community Event
Location: Oakwood Cemetery-286 Oakwood Avenue, Troy
Description: War of 1812: The Battle of Plattsburgh 9 AM - 12 Noon $12.00 pp Walking Tour
Contact: For additional information, please call 1-800-556-6273.
Saturday, September 13, 2014  (10:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.)
Special
Description: An annual ceremony by the Veterans of Lansingburgh will be held at the grave of Samuel Wilson. Admission is FREE. Samuel Wilson died in 1854 and is buried in Troy's Oakwood Cemetery. At 11:00 a.m. the Uncle Sam Citizen of the Year Brunch will follow the ceremony. This is open to the public. This brunch will be held at the Veterans of Lansingbugh Club 777 First Avenue.
Contact: For more information, please contact John Rustin at 518-235-0615.
Saturday, September 13, 2014  (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)
Farmer’s Market
Location: 333 New York 351, Averill Park, NY, 12018
Description: The Poestenkill Farmers' Market & Craft Fair will be extending their market season to September 28th, every Saturday 9-12pm, at the Algonquin Middle School (front lawn) cors. of Rt. 66 & 351. Rain or Shine! Local vendors will be selling quality baked goods, fruits & vegetables, artisan breads, jams, jellies, fresh eggs, maple syrup, handmade soaps, plants and homemade crafts! Come join them and help support your local businesses.
Contact: For additional information, please call (518) 283-4990.
Saturday, September 13, 2014  (9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.)
Shopping
Description: There will be a Garage Sale at the Third Presbyterian Church, 115 Winter St., Troy, will be hosting a Community Garage Sale 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 13. There is no cost to participate. Just bring a table and your treasures to sell. Food and beverages will also be available throughout the day. There will not be a charge for the food but donations will be accepted and will go to help those in need. To reserve a space and for more information, call the church office at 283-2420.
Sunday, September 14, 2014  (1:00 p.m. - & 3:00 p.m.)
Parade
Description: The Uncle Sam Parade starts at 1p.m., RAIN or shine. The parade will step off in Lansingburgh from 125th Street and Fifth Avenue and ends at 106th street. The parade will feature a march from local schools, organizations and some military outfits. The Uncle Sam Festival Immediately following the parade is a festival in Powers Park at 110th Street in Lansingburgh. The festival features fun and entertainment for the family.
Sunday, September 14, 2014  (begins at 9 a.m.)
Papscanee Island Nature Preserve Walk
Location: Papscanee Island Nature Preserve
Staats Island Road, Castleton 12033

From 9J, turn right at the Preserve South Entrance sign onto Staats Island Road, then go .25 miles cross Amtrak tracks, right into Preserve parking lot.
Description: Led by David Chinery from the Cornell Cooperative Extension, enjoy a 1 hour walk and discover the various species of plants and animals that make the 156 acre Preserve and Hudson River shoreline their home. The preserve also boasts a variety of habitats, including marsh, river bank, and floodplain. this riparian setting is a pristine example of nature reinventing itself. Trails are relatively flat with some uneven surface and slight ascents/descents, exposed tree roots and limbs.
Contact: Pre-registration not required but appreciated, please call by and register by 9/12 phone: 518-270-2888 e-mail: ashaughnessy@rensco.com
Sunday, September 14, 2014  (9:00 a.m. - N/A)
Community Event/Fundraiser
Description: The 13th Annual Teal Ribbon 5K Run/1-Mile Walk will be held Sept. 14 at 9 a.m. at the Washington Park Lakehouse, Albany. Coordinated by Caring Together, Inc., the walk seeks to raise awareness of ovarian cancer and raise funds in support of research toward developing an early detection test. Fee: Individuals: $15 pre-registration before Sept. 1 only; Register onsite for $20 after Sept. 1; Team Members: $12 Pre-registration before Sept. 1; Register onsite $20 after Sept. 1. Children: $5 ages 10 and under. To register or collect donations online for you or your team, please visit www.firstgiving.com/CaringTogether
Monday, September 15, 2014  (N/A)
Restaurant Week
Description: Every September, the Downtown Troy Business Improvement District hosts a city-wide Restaurant Week. Restaurant weeks have become wildly popular in many cities across the country. Participating restaurants offer special prix-fix menus at up to four different price points, $5, $10, $20 and $30, during the week-long event so there is something for everyone.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014  (N/A)
Restaurant Week
Description: Every September, the Downtown Troy Business Improvement District hosts a city-wide Restaurant Week. Restaurant weeks have become wildly popular in many cities across the country. Participating restaurants offer special prix-fix menus at up to four different price points, $5, $10, $20 and $30, during the week-long event so there is something for everyone.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014  (4:30 p.m. - N/A)
Education
Description: A free Internet Basics class will be offered at the Lansingburgh Branch of the Troy Public Library. 27 114th Street, on Sept. 16 at 5:30 p.m. A One-on-One session will be held prior to the class at 4:30 p.m. Seating limted, registration required. 235-5310 or www.thetroylibrary.org
Tuesday, September 16, 2014  (6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Description: Sweet Science, 6 to 7 p.m. on Sept. 18 at the Troy Public Library Main Branch, 100 Second St. Test, soak, stretch, dissolve, smash (and maybe even taste!) candy to learn more about science and the world around you in this fun and educational session of experiments. For kids ages 5 through 10; must be accompanied by an adult. Registration required. 274-7071 or www.thetroylibrary.org
Tuesday, September 16, 2014  (5:30 p.m. - N/A)
Education
Description: COMPUTER CLASS: A free Internet Basics class will be offered at the Lansingburgh Branch of the Troy Public Library. 27 114th Street, on Sept. 16 at 5:30 p.m. A One-on-One session will be held prior to the class at 4:30 p.m. Seating limted, registration required. 235-5310 or www.thetroylibrary.org
Wednesday, September 17, 2014  (6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Troy Public Library, 100 Second Street, Troy.
Description: Learn how to make playful party decorations, luscious bouquets, and sophisticated floral centerpices using tissue and crepe paper with Petra Jancovicova of Anchor No. 5 Boutique. Two sessions, Sept. 10 and Sept. 17 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Troy Public Library Main Branch, 100 Second St. Troy. For ages 16 and older. Free. RSVP to 274-7071 or www.thetroylibrary.org. Workshop is made possible in part through a Community Art$Grant, a program funded by the Arts Center of the Capital Region and the New York State Council on the Arts.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014  (N/A)
Restaurant Week
Description: Every September, the Downtown Troy Business Improvement District hosts a city-wide Restaurant Week. Restaurant weeks have become wildly popular in many cities across the country. Participating restaurants offer special prix-fix menus at up to four different price points, $5, $10, $20 and $30, during the week-long event so there is something for everyone.
Thursday, September 18, 2014  (N/A)
Restaurant Week
Description: Every September, the Downtown Troy Business Improvement District hosts a city-wide Restaurant Week. Restaurant weeks have become wildly popular in many cities across the country. Participating restaurants offer special prix-fix menus at up to four different price points, $5, $10, $20 and $30, during the week-long event so there is something for everyone.
Friday, September 19, 2014  (N/A)
Restaurant Week
Description: Every September, the Downtown Troy Business Improvement District hosts a city-wide Restaurant Week. Restaurant weeks have become wildly popular in many cities across the country. Participating restaurants offer special prix-fix menus at up to four different price points, $5, $10, $20 and $30, during the week-long event so there is something for everyone.
Friday, September 19, 2014  (10:30 a.m. & 7:30 p.m.)
Music & Entertainment
Description: As an Ambassador for “The U.S. Army’s Spirit of America” I’d like to invite all to attend this free patriotic live-action show coming to the Times Union Center in Albany, New York on September 19-20, 2014. Spirit of America is one of the Army’s largest community outreach programs and is designed to increase awareness of the Army’s rich heritage and showcase its premier ceremonial units. The show is presented in an enlightening and entertaining atmosphere. The show highlights the Army’s history and values, while looking ahead to tomorrow’s Army. The American Red Cross’ unwavering commitment to members of the U.S. military, its veterans and their families continues to grow and develop more than a century after Clara Barton first recruited nurses to support the U.S. Army. Today the American Red Cross Services to the Armed Forces is meeting the needs of a changing military and expanding services to veterans. Spirit of America is a FREE patriotic, live-action show that is a unique combination of dramatic portrayals, ceremonial drill and musical performances. More than 300 Soldiers bring 237 years of history to life to increase awareness of the Army’s rich heritage and showcase its premier ceremonial units. Please join them in attending the “Spirit of America’. Although Spirit of America is FREE, tickets are required to ensure sufficient seating. Tickets are general admission. There is no limit on the number of tickets that can be requested.
Contact: Please visit www.spiritofamerica.mdw.army.mil for further information or visit http://www.timesunioncenter-albany.com/events/The-US-Armys-Spirit-of-America-p185.html and request your FREE tickets today!
Saturday, September 20, 2014  (2:00 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.)
Music & Entertainment
Description: As an Ambassador for “The U.S. Army’s Spirit of America” I’d like to invite all to attend this free patriotic live-action show coming to the Times Union Center in Albany, New York on September 19-20, 2014. Spirit of America is one of the Army’s largest community outreach programs and is designed to increase awareness of the Army’s rich heritage and showcase its premier ceremonial units. The show is presented in an enlightening and entertaining atmosphere. The show highlights the Army’s history and values, while looking ahead to tomorrow’s Army. The American Red Cross’ unwavering commitment to members of the U.S. military, its veterans and their families continues to grow and develop more than a century after Clara Barton first recruited nurses to support the U.S. Army. Today the American Red Cross Services to the Armed Forces is meeting the needs of a changing military and expanding services to veterans. Spirit of America is a FREE patriotic, live-action show that is a unique combination of dramatic portrayals, ceremonial drill and musical performances. More than 300 Soldiers bring 237 years of history to life to increase awareness of the Army’s rich heritage and showcase its premier ceremonial units. Please join them in attending the “Spirit of America’. Although Spirit of America is FREE, tickets are required to ensure sufficient seating. Tickets are general admission. There is no limit on the number of tickets that can be requested.
Contact: Please visit www.spiritofamerica.mdw.army.mil for further information or visit http://www.timesunioncenter-albany.com/events/The-US-Armys-Spirit-of-America-p185.html and request your FREE tickets today!
Saturday, September 20, 2014  (1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Tiffany Windows, Waterfalls & a 100-Mile View
Location: Oakwood Cemetery
186 Oakwood Avenue, Troy
Description: Join Ned Pratt and Michael Barrett as they introduce you to the amazing beauty and history of Oakwood. see the Earl Chapel's Tiffany windows, Uncle Sam's grave, and a 100 mile view, as well as ponds, waterfalls, striking gravesite markers and more. Meet at the Earl Chapel located just in inside the Oakwood Cemetery main entrance gate on Oakwood Avenue [Route 40], Troy Co-Sponsored by the Hudson Mohawk Industrial Gateway.
Contact: For additional information, please call 518-272-7520 or e-mail at oakwood_cemetery@yahoo.com
Saturday, September 20, 2014  (8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Description: 2014 Patriot Ruckmarch-Heroes at Home Inaugural Patriot Ruckmarch. A 23 mile road march through Rensselaer County to raise awareness about the challenges experienced by our Military. Rensselaer County (exact route TBA soon) All of the money raised will be used to support our local Veterans through the efforts of Heroes at Home.
Contact: For additional information, please call John Holmes, Heroes at Home 518-545-6781.
Saturday, September 20, 2014  (N/A)
Restaurant Week
Description: Every September, the Downtown Troy Business Improvement District hosts a city-wide Restaurant Week. Restaurant weeks have become wildly popular in many cities across the country. Participating restaurants offer special prix-fix menus at up to four different price points, $5, $10, $20 and $30, during the week-long event so there is something for everyone.
Saturday, September 20, 2014  (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)
Farmer’s Market
Location: 333 New York 351, Averill Park, NY, 12018
Description: The Poestenkill Farmers' Market & Craft Fair will be extending their market season to September 28th, every Saturday 9-12pm, at the Algonquin Middle School (front lawn) cors. of Rt. 66 & 351. Rain or Shine! Local vendors will be selling quality baked goods, fruits & vegetables, artisan breads, jams, jellies, fresh eggs, maple syrup, handmade soaps, plants and homemade crafts! Come join them and help support your local businesses.
Contact: For additional information, please call (518) 283-4990.
Saturday, September 20, 2014  (9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.)
Community Event
Description: Local artist Monica Bill Hughes will conduct a series of three Basic Drawing Classes on Saturdays, Sept. 6, 13 and 20 from 9:30 – 11 a.m. at Troy Public Library’s Main location. This program is free and open to the public. To make reservations, call the library at 274-7071. The Troy Public Library is located at 100 Second St., Troy.
Saturday, September 20, 2014  (10:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.)
Four Legged Friend Hike around Shaver Pond
Location: Grafton Lakes State Park--Deerfield Parking Area
201 Grafton Lakes State Park Way
Cropseyville, New York 12082
Description: Take s stroll around picturesque Shaver Pond with your dog to kick off our 3rd Annual Pets in the Park Day! Dogs will love this trail and you'll love the views. Please note a six-foot leash is required. This is a 1.8 mile loop over a mostly level terrain with short climbs. The duration of this hike is 2.5 hours. Hiking boots are recommended for the walk. After the ramble hike, stick around to enjoy the festivities at Pets in the Park. Fun for four-legged friends, live music, and food.
Contact: Call or e-mail by 9/28 phone: 518-279-1155 e-mail: Elizabeth.wagner@parks.ny.gov
Saturday, September 20, 2014  (Saturday and Sunday at 10 a.m.)
Devil’s Chimney Walk
Location: Knickerbocker Mansion
132 Knickerbocker Road, Schaghticoke, New York 12154
Description: The Devil's Chimney Walk is a 4.2 mile round-trip hike through Schaghticoke's Historic Vale of Peace [the site of an historic Native American Village and first Schaghticoke settlement], then along the Hoosick River to a Native American shrine named Devil's Chimney. During the hike the guide will point out important historic sites and geographic features.

This walk involves uneven surfaces, with some uneven walking in fields and some rock scrambling along the Hoosick River. This is a 2 hour hike, and not suitable for children under the age of 5. It is suggested that you bring bottled water and hiking boots.

Additional Activities include 1. Knickerbocker Harvest Festival from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; 2. Pancake Breakfast which is $6 from 8-11 a.m.; 3. Chicken & Biscuit Dinner which is $10 from 12-4 p.m.; 4. Knickerbocker Mansion and Cemetery Tours, Bake Sale, Harvest Produce for sale, Flea Market, and Snack Bar.
Contact: phone: 518-664-1700 e-mail: knickinfo@aol.com
Saturday, September 20, 2014  (10:30 a.m.)
History Walk- Decorative Ironwork
Location: Troy Waterfront Farmer's Market
290 River Street, Troy, New York 12180
Description: Two of Troy's unique architectural elements are the much celebrated decorative ironwork [such as distinctive flame bulb finials, iron pineapples, and even grand staircases], and the cast-iron storefronts located around downtown. Walk with us to discover these treasures. Tour leaves from the Troy Waterfront Farmer's Market Information Booth. The tour takes place in downtown Troy, an urban environment. Tour is mostly on sidewalks, with some slight inclines. The fee is $5.00 for non-RCHS members, and Free for RCHS members.

This is a two mile walk, and will last for 1 hour. This is not suitable for children under the age of 10. And most of the sidewalks do have curb cuts.
Contact: phone: 518-272-7232 e-mail: ilenefrank@rchsonline.org
Saturday, September 20, 2014  (Noon)
Champlain Canal Cruise
Location: Herman Melville House
2 114th Street, Lansingburgh, New York 12182
Description: Join us for a 3 hour narrated cruise on the Champlain Canal from Lock 5 in Schuylerville to Saratoga National Historic Park and return. The Cruise starts at 1:00 p.m., carpool from the historic Herman Melville House in Lansingburgh at 12:15 p.m. Adults are $35.00, Seniors are $30.00, and children under 12 are $20.00
Contact: Please register by 9/15 phone: 518-235-3501 e-mail: lhssecretary@gmail.com
Saturday, September 20, 2014  (begins at 7 a.m.)
Bike MS: Hudson River Ramble
Location: Birch Hill Catering
1 Celebration Way, Schodack, New York 12033
Description: Join the National MS Society for a cycling event that takes participants through rolling hills and picturesque farmlands of the Capital Region. With routes ranging from 10, 30, 62 or 100 miles, cyclists of all abilities are able to participate in the day. It is a $25 registration fee, but you are able to use the discount code of [HVRAMBLE] for $5 off. This is not suitable for children under the age of 12. Please bring your own bikes and helmets.
Contact: For more information and to register or contact us at 518-464-0850 or by e-mail at Katie.Wells@nmss.org Wheelchair Accessible at the start and finish lines.
Web Site: www.bikemsupstateny.org
Saturday, September 20, 2014  (begins at 9:30 a.m.)
Cycle the Rensselaer Plateau
Location: Miller Hill Elementary School at the Intersection of Routes 66 and 43 in Sand Lake
8439 Miller Hill Road, Averill Park, New York 12018
Description: Climb the hills of the Rensselaer Plateau. Mohawk Hudson Cycling Club ride leader Shari Gibbs will lead a challenging 50 mile loop passing natural and historic sites: Taborton's Bowman Ponds, the former Old Dutch Church, Dyken Pond Dam, Grafton Peace Pagoda, Dickinson Hill Fire Tower, Grafton Lakes State Park, and the Barbersville Falls. This is a 50 mile excursion and will take about 6 hours. This is not suitable for children under the age of 12, with seasoned riders 13-16 having a parents signature and accompany to be able to participate. Everyone must have a helmet and bike, preferably a road bike. Water and energy snack. Please bring your own lunch.
Contact: phone: 518-283-0155 or 518-928-8877 e-mail: sdgibbs@nycap.rr.com
Web Site: www.rensselaerplateau.org
Saturday, September 20, 2014  (9:30 a.m. rain or shine)
Troy's Tiffany Treasures
Location: Downtown Troy, New York 12180
Description: Troy may well have more Tiffany windows per square mile than any other city in the nation. We will briefly describe the life's work of Louis Comfort Tiffany and then guide you on a walking and driving tour of the abundant Tiffany windows and interior designs in downtown Troy. Advance registration is required. This always sells out, so be sure to register early! This event is $20 per person, cash or check at the door, charge available if called in or sent in advance. This is not suitable for children 12 years of age or younger but are allowed to come along for free with a parent or guardian.
Contact: Call or e-mail by 9/19 phone: 518-274-5267 or e-mail: info@hudsonmohawkgateway.org
Saturday, September 20, 2014  (all days begin at 10 a.m.)
Liberty Ridge Farm Fall Festival
Location: Liberty Ridge Farm
29 Bevis Road, Schaghticoke, New York 12154
Description: Now in their 15th season, this September 20th, 21st, 23rd, 24th, 25th, 26th, 27th, and 28th, the farm opens for the Fall Festival. The fall agri-tourism season runs from from September 20th throught November 11th offering a chance to get lost in the corn field maze and share in over 20 farm inspired activities that make for a full day of adventure. Liberty Ridge Farm is a Capital Region hidden treasure offering agricultureal entertainment for all ages. Additional activities include music, food, over 20 hands on activities, 100 acre farm, country store, pumpkin patch, pumpkin picking, cider donuts, baby farm animals, pony rides, and face painting. Hours and fees can be located on their website. With no paved pathways it may be difficult for those with a need for handicapped accessibility, please call the number listed for more information.
Contact: phone: 518-664-1515 e-mail: info@libertyridgefarmny.com
Web Site: www.LibertyRidgeFarmNY.com
Saturday, September 20, 2014  (10:30 a.m. - N/A)
History Walk
Location: Troy Waterfront Farmers' Market
290 River Street
Troy , NY

Description: Decorative Ironwork: Two of Troy's unique architectural elements are the much-celebrated decorative ironwork (such as distinctive flame bulb finials, iron pineapples, and even grand staircases) and the cast-iron storefronts located around downtown. Walk with us to discover these treasures. Tour leaves from the Troy Waterfront Farmers' Market Info booth.
Saturday, September 20, 2014  (8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Description: The first Heroes at Home Patriotic Ruckmarch (an Army style march with backpack) will be held from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sept. 20, rain or shine, 26.4 miles through the mountains of Rensselaer County fromPoestenkill to Grafton and back again. Awards will be given to the top marchers in each category. The point of the march is to bring awareness to the plight of veterans in Rensselaer County. To register, contact John Holmes at 518-545-6781 or john.holmes@heroesathomerensco.com.
Saturday, September 20, 2014  (10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Description: The SonShiners of the Stephentown Federated Church are sponsoring an Ice Cream Social and Craft/Yard Sale at Ioka Valley Farm on Sept. 20 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., rain or shine. People will also be able to participate in the events Ioka Valley Farm has for fall. Reserve your 10 X10 space for$15. You provide your own table and chair. No food vendors. ContactKate @ 518-935-8536 or Barb @ 518-527-0182 for
Saturday, September 20, 2014  (10:00 a.m. 3:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Description: The SonShiners of the Stephentown Federated Church are sponsoring an Ice Cream Social and Craft/Yard Sale at Ioka Valley Farm on Sept. 20 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., rain or shine. People will also be able to participate in the events Ioka Valley Farm has for fall. Reserve your 10 X10 space for$15. You provide your own table and chair. No food vendors. ContactKate @ 518-935-8536 or Barb @ 518-527-0182 for spaces.
Saturday, September 20, 2014  (8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Goold Orchards is located off Route 150 in the Town of Schodack, NY
Description: Goold Golden Oldies Antique-Classic Car Show.
Contact: For additional information, please call Phone: 518-732-7317.
Sunday, September 21, 2014  (N/A)
Restaurant Week
Description: Every September, the Downtown Troy Business Improvement District hosts a city-wide Restaurant Week. Restaurant weeks have become wildly popular in many cities across the country. Participating restaurants offer special prix-fix menus at up to four different price points, $5, $10, $20 and $30, during the week-long event so there is something for everyone.
Friday, September 26, 2014  (See Description for Times)
Tours
Location: Geoff Benton, HSA
Crailo State Historic Site
9 ½ Riverside Ave. Rensselaer, NY 12144
Description: May 14 is the opening day of Crailo State Historic Site’s 2014 season. Starting on May 14 and running through October 31, tours will be held Wednesday through Sunday at 11:00 am, 12:00, 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 and 4:00pm. Tours of Crailo last approximately an hour. Admission is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors and students, with children 12 and under free. Combination tickets with nearby Schuyler Mansion State Historic Site are available as well. Crailo’s Marketplace Museum shop is stocked with Dutch, Native American and 17th and 18th century related items. Crailo’s park is located on the Hudson River and provides an excellent picnic venue. Crailo is also a location on the NYS parks challenge geocache program.
Contact: For more information please visit www.nysparks.com or www.facebook.com/CrailoStateHistoricSite or call (518)463-8738
Friday, September 26, 2014  (various times)
64th Over The Mountain Horseback Ride
Location: Grafton Trail Riders Club
Trail Riders Way, Grafton 12052

9/26: 1:30 p.m.
9/27: 7:30 a.m.
9/28: 9:00 a.m.
Description: Friday- 2 hour ride, followed by pizza and campfire. Saturday- an all day ride through forests, logging roads, etc. The first half, about 3 hours is more challenging but riders can join group at the lunch stop for a less strenuous ride (about 3-4 hours) back to the clubhouse. Dinner is pig/chicken roast, followed by dancing with a DJ, and campfire. Group rides on Sunday morning. All activities and meals $80; $10 off if reserved by 7/31. Participants much provide own horses.
Contact: Phone or e-mail, or registration form available at the website listed below phone: 518-320-6108 e-mail: graftontrailriders@yahoo.com
Web Site: www.graftontrailriders.com
Saturday, September 27, 2014  (10:30 a.m.)
Fall Foliage Hike to Dickinson Fire Tower
Location: Parking Lot at the end of Long Pond Road
Grafton State Park, Grafton 12082
Description: Enjoy fall foliage on the Rensselaer Plateau and view of the Adirondacks, Green Mountains, and the Berkshires from atop the recently restored Dickinson Fire Tower. The trail has some fine areas for spotting animal tracks and massive boulders that children will enjoy perusing. Bring your binoculars to look for migrating hawks from the top of the tower. Participants are welcome to enjoy their lunch by the Fire Tower before returning along the trail in the afternoon. This is mostly over moderate terrain with a brief steep climb along the trail. Fire Tower has 80 steps to view at the top. This is a 3 mile hike and will take about 2.5 hours. This is not suitable for children under the age of 6. It is recommended that you were hiking boots and bring your own lunch.
Contact: Please register by 9/25 by phone or email phone: 518-279-1155; e-mail: Elizabeth.wagner@parks.ny.gov
Saturday, September 27, 2014  (10:30 a.m.)
History Walk-Second & State Streets
Location: Troy Waterfront Farmers' Market
290 River Street, Troy, New York 12180
Description: As part of our new exhibit, 'At the Corner of Second and State,' this tour highlights the historic events and dynamic architecture located around one intersection in the city's downtown. From the Underground Railroad to the Suffrage Movement, from Troy's firt high-rise apartment building to the internationally known Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, this tour awakes you to the history that exists on every corner. The tour leaves from the Troy Waterfront Farmers' Market Info Booth. It takes place downtown in an urban environment, where it is mostly sidewalks, with some slight inclines. This if $5 for non-members and Free to RCHS members. This is about 1.5 miles, with a duration of 1 hour. This event is not suitable for those under the age of 10. This is handicap accessible with most side walks having curb cuts.
Contact: phone: 518-272-7232; e-mail: ilenefrank@rchsonling.org
Saturday, September 27, 2014  (9 a.m.)
Hike to the Snow Hole and Beyond
Location: MA/NY Border, Petersburgh Pass
Route 2, Petersburgh 12138
Description: On this trip, we will hike from Petersburgh Pass to the Snow Hole,a nd just keep going! We will hike the north portion of the Taconic Crest Trail and descend steeply down Prosser Hollow in Petersburgh. The Snow Hole is a deep rock crevice where snow and ice often persist all year. Wear boots or sturdy shoes. Bring lunch, snacks, and plenty of water. This will be a moderately strenuous hike, averaging between 7 to 8 miles with a 1800' elevation drop. Wear boots or sturdy shoes. This is not suitable for children under the age of 14
Contact: Please register by 9/20 by contacting Nick Conrad by phone or e-mail. phone: 518-279-1963; e-mail: nbconrad@msn.com
Saturday, September 27, 2014  (No Time Given)
Car Show
Location: Berlin Fire House
11 Community Avenue, Berlin, New York 12022
Description: The Ninth Fabulous Fall Out Car Show! Vendors are being sought. Space is limited at a cost of $15.
Contact: For information, call Tena at 658-2294 or Shirley at 658-2893. There will be No Food Vendors
Saturday, September 27, 2014  (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)
Farmer’s Market
Location: 333 New York 351, Averill Park, NY, 12018
Description: The Poestenkill Farmers' Market & Craft Fair will be extending their market season to September 28th, every Saturday 9-12pm, at the Algonquin Middle School (front lawn) cors. of Rt. 66 & 351. Rain or Shine! Local vendors will be selling quality baked goods, fruits & vegetables, artisan breads, jams, jellies, fresh eggs, maple syrup, handmade soaps, plants and homemade crafts! Come join them and help support your local businesses.
Contact: For additional information, please call (518) 283-4990.
Saturday, September 27, 2014  (9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Goold Orchards is located off Route 150 in the Town of Schodack, NY
Description: CRNA-Orientating and Paintball Biathalon.
Contact: For additional information, please call Phone: 518-732-7317.
Saturday, September 27, 2014  (N/A)
Community Event
Description: The Ninth Fabulous Fall Out Car Show will be held Sept. 27 at the Berlin Fire House, 11 Community Ave., Berlin. Vendors are being sought. Space is limited at a cost of $15. For information, call Tena at 658-2294 or Shirley at 658-2893. No food vendors.
Thursday, October 02, 2014  (5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Oakwood Cemetery-286 Oakwood Avenue, Troy
Description: 13th ANNUAL EVENING AT THE EARL: $65.pp HERE’S YOUR CHANCE TO PARTY INSIDE A NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK! This year’s benefit for the Oakwood Restoration Fund will be kicking off the celebration of the Chapel’s 125th Anniversary.
Contact: For additional information, please call 1-800-556-6273.
Saturday, October 04, 2014  (10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Goold Orchards is located off Route 150 in the Town of Schodack, NY
Description: Johnny Appleseed's Birthday Bash.
Contact: For additional information, please call Phone: 518-732-7317.
Sunday, October 05, 2014  (12:00 Noon - 3:00 p.m.)
Community Event/Fundraiser
Location: The Italian Community Center, 1450 Fifth Avenue Ave., Troy
Description: The Ninth Annual Empty Bowls to benefit local food pantries and programs will be held on Oct. 5, from noon to 3 p.m. at the Italian Community Center, 1450 Fifth Ave., Troy. Presale tickets, $15, are available at the following Troy businesses: Northeast Ceramic Supply, 10 Monroe St.; 3rd Street Potters, 3 Third Street; and The Broken Mold, 284 River Street. Make checks payable to Collar City Clay Guild. Admission at the door is $20. For more information, e-mail Beth Joslin at ebp.bowls@gmail.com.
Sunday, October 05, 2014  (9:00 a.m. - N/A)
Community Event/Fundraiser
Description: The East Greenbush Fire Company will hold its 20th annual Golf Outing and Bake on Oct. 5. Registration/Check in begins at 9 a.m. at Winding Brook Country Club, followed by a shot gun start at 10 a.m. Lunch will be served on the turn. The Outing/Bake will take place at the pavilion located at East Greenbush Fire Dept. headquarters at 68 Phillips Rd beginning at 3:30 p.m. Donation of $95 includes greens fees, golf cart, gifts, refreshments at Winding Brook Country Club, and admission to the bake. Tickets for the Outing/Bake only are also available for $35 per person. Proceeds will offset EGFD’s operating expenses. Reservations required, first come first serve. For information or to RSVP, call Tim Boel at 858-2332 or Mike Benson at 477-7496 or mbenson17@gmail.com
Saturday, October 11, 2014  (9:00 a.m. 12:00 Noon)
Community Event
Location: Oakwood Cemetery, 186 Oakwood Avenue, Troy.
Description: What’s Inside There? Family Mausoleums: $12.00 pp Walking/Driving Tour.
Contact: For additional information, please call 1-800-556-6273.
Saturday, October 11, 2014  (9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.)
Festival
Location: Goold Orchards is located off Route 150 in the Town of Schodack, NY
Description: Goold Apple Festival & Craft Show.
Contact: For additional information, please call Phone: 518-732-7317.
Sunday, October 12, 2014  (9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.)
Festival
Location: Goold Orchards is located off Route 150 in the Town of Schodack, NY
Description: Goold Apple Festival & Craft Show.
Contact: For additional information, please call Phone: 518-732-7317.
Sunday, October 12, 2014  (N/A)
Community Event
Description: Troy Chowderfest!!
Tuesday, October 14, 2014  (7 p.m.)
Book Group
Location: 4118 Brunswick Road
Description: The Brunswick Community Library Evening Book Group meets every second Tuesday of the month at the library. The group will discuss "Canal Water and Whiskey" by Marvin Rapp.
Saturday, October 18, 2014  (10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Goold Orchards is located off Route 150 in the Town of Schodack, NY
Description: 9th Annual Sweet Cider Flow 5K
Contact: For additional information, please call Phone: 518-732-7317.
Sunday, October 19, 2014  (2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Goold Orchards is located off Route 150 in the Town of Schodack, NY
Description: Halloween Pets on Parade. Registration begins at 2:00 p.m. - Parade starts at 3:00 p.m.
Contact: For additional information, please call Phone: 518-732-7317.
Friday, October 31, 2014  (See Description for Times)
Tours
Location: Geoff Benton, HSA
Crailo State Historic Site
9 ½ Riverside Ave. Rensselaer, NY 12144
Description: May 14 is the opening day of Crailo State Historic Site’s 2014 season. Starting on May 14 and running through October 31, tours will be held Wednesday through Sunday at 11:00 am, 12:00, 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 and 4:00pm. Tours of Crailo last approximately an hour. Admission is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors and students, with children 12 and under free. Combination tickets with nearby Schuyler Mansion State Historic Site are available as well. Crailo’s Marketplace Museum shop is stocked with Dutch, Native American and 17th and 18th century related items. Crailo’s park is located on the Hudson River and provides an excellent picnic venue. Crailo is also a location on the NYS parks challenge geocache program.
Contact: For more information please visit www.nysparks.com or www.facebook.com/CrailoStateHistoricSite or call (518)463-8738
Friday, October 31, 2014  (5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Dowtown Troy.
Description: TROY NY – Enjoy an evening of art and culture in Downtown Troy NY on the last Friday of every month, officially known as Troy Night Out. The streets are busier than usual for this event as the evening draws over 1,000 locals and visitors alike to get a true taste of the arts and take advantage of everything Troy, New York has to offer! But the fun doesn't stop at 9:00 pm! Many downtown eateries and bars offer a place for people to gather and continue to enjoy the night. There are a variety of venues who participate in Troy Night Out each month.
Web Site: www.troynightout.org
Tuesday, November 11, 2014  (7 p.m.)
Book Group
Location: 4118 Brunswick Road
Description: The Brunswick Community Library Evening Book Group meets every second Tuesday of the month at the library. The group will discuss "The Goldfinch" by Donna Tartt
Tuesday, November 11, 2014  (Community Event)
7:00 p.m. - N/A
Description: The Brunswick Community Library Evening Book Group meets at 7 p.m. every second Tuesday of the month at the Library, 4118 Brunswick Road. The group will discuss “The Goldfinch” by Donna Tartt on Nov. 11.
Friday, November 28, 2014  (5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Dowtown Troy.
Description: TROY NY – Enjoy an evening of art and culture in Downtown Troy NY on the last Friday of every month, officially known as Troy Night Out. The streets are busier than usual for this event as the evening draws over 1,000 locals and visitors alike to get a true taste of the arts and take advantage of everything Troy, New York has to offer! But the fun doesn't stop at 9:00 pm! Many downtown eateries and bars offer a place for people to gather and continue to enjoy the night. There are a variety of venues who participate in Troy Night Out each month.
Web Site: www.troynightout.org
Saturday, December 06, 2014  (12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Crailo State Historic Site & Friends of Fort Crailo
9 ½ Riverside Avenue
Rensselaer, NY 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 and refreshments by a crackling fire. The museum will be open for self-guided tours. Cailo State Historic Site and the Friends of Fort Crailo present
Contact: For additional information, please call (518) 463-8738.
Tuesday, December 09, 2014  (7 p.m.)
Book Group
Location: 4118 Brunswick Road
Description: The Brunswick Community Library Evening Book Group meets every second Tuesday of the month at the library. The group will discuss "The Light in the Ruins" by Chris Bohjalian
Tuesday, December 09, 2014  (7:00 p.m. - N/A)
Community Event
Description: The Brunswick Community Library Evening Book Group meets at 7 p.m. every second Tuesday of the month at the Library, 4118 Brunswick Road. The group will discuss “The Light in the Ruins” by Chris Bohjalian on Dec. 9.
Saturday, December 13, 2014  (1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.)
Comunity Event
Location: Oakwood Cemetery, 186 Oakwood Avenue, Troy.
Description: Snow Date: Sunday Dec. 14 Christmas Concert & Sing Along $10.00/Adults - Children under 12 Free. Refreshments/Santa
Contact: For additional information, please call 1-800-556-6273.
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