May 2018

Bird Club

  • May 23, 2018
  • 8:00 am

Bird Club: Wednesday mornings: 8 am – 10am    Runs May until June 20th Practice makes perfect, or at least helps in learning to identify birds. Practice your birding skills or learn new ones with us every Wednesday morning in May and June for a casual bird walk. We will go in a different direction and […]

Rensselaer County Sheriff Department home safety discussion

  • May 23, 2018
  • 6:00 pm
  • Grafton Lakes State Park

Rensselaer County Sheriff Department Deputy Russo will discuss home safety at the East Greenbush Library, 19 community Way, East Greenbush at 6 pm. New York State Attorney General’s Office Michael Sprague will discuss common scams in Rensselaer Coutny. Rensselaer County Emergency  Preparedness Jennifer Lee will discuss personal emergency preparedness. Empowering the community to BE SAFE-BE […]

RCHS Exhibits

  • May 24, 2018
  • 12:00 pm

The Art of Childhood, selected works from the RCHS Portrait Collection. RCHS has a wonderful collection of portraits of children dating back almost two centuries. This exhibit will bring many of them out of storage and place them together for the first time allowing the viewer to see both individual faces and the changing face […]

19th Annual Hidden Garden Tour

  • May 24, 2018
  • 4:00 pm

19th Annual Hidden Garden Tour, Troy, NY A self-guided walking tour of backyard gardens in the Historic Sage, Washington Park and adjoining districts in downtown Troy. COST/BENEFIT Admission is $10; all proceeds benefit ongoing projects in Prospect Park. Limited access for baby strollers. PARKING Free event parking is provided at the Russell Sage College lot, […]

Melrose/Schaghticoke/Valley Memorial Parade

  • May 24, 2018
  • 7:00 pm
  • Melrose

There will be a Memorial Parade for the combined locations;  Melrose/Schaghticoke/Valley Falls/Johnsonville on Thursday, June 24th at 7 pm. Step off will take place in Melrose, line up on Gutbrodt Road at 6:30 pm.

RCHS Exhibits

  • May 25, 2018
  • 12:00 pm

The Art of Childhood, selected works from the RCHS Portrait Collection. RCHS has a wonderful collection of portraits of children dating back almost two centuries. This exhibit will bring many of them out of storage and place them together for the first time allowing the viewer to see both individual faces and the changing face […]

Poestenkill Community Forest Trail Work Day

  • May 26, 2018
  • 9:00 am
  • Poestenkill Community Forest

May 26:  Poestenkill Community Forest Trail Work Day, 9 AM to 2 PM at the Poestenkill Community Forest, 220 Legenbauer Road, Averill Park, NY 12018. Help establish another great mountain biking destination in the Capital Region! Join a dedicated bike trail group in building new trails at the Community Forest. We will be cutting new […]

Troy Makers Market

  • May 26, 2018
  • 9:00 am
  • Monument Square

A celebration of crafters, makers, artists & taste makers from around the Capital Region The Troy Makers Market is held in conjunction with the Troy Waterfront Farmers Market, which takes place Saturdays from 9:00am – 2:00pm (Monument Square May-October and Uncle Sam Atrium November-April).

Memorial Day Ceremony, Oakwood Cemetery

  • May 26, 2018
  • 9:00 am

May 26:  Memorial Day Ceremony, Oakwood Cemetery, 9 AM. Join Oakwood and the Veterans of Lansingburgh for our annual Wreath Laying Ceremony, ringing of the Meneely Bell, and placement of flags at the Soldiers’ Plot. The ceremony will be held indoors only in case of heavy rain.  www.oakwoodcemetery.org

Memorial Day Parade, East Greenbush

  • May 26, 2018
  • 10:00 am

May 26:  Memorial Day Parade, East Greenbush, 10 AM – 2 PM. Parade steps off at East Greenbush Bowling. www.facebook.com/events/1005389849628537

RCHS Exhibits

  • May 26, 2018
  • 12:00 pm

The Art of Childhood, selected works from the RCHS Portrait Collection. RCHS has a wonderful collection of portraits of children dating back almost two centuries. This exhibit will bring many of them out of storage and place them together for the first time allowing the viewer to see both individual faces and the changing face […]

Pond Study, Dyken Pond

  • May 26, 2018
  • 1:00 pm

May 26:  Pond Study, Dyken Pond, Cropseyville, 1:00 – 2:30 PM. Kids will catch, examine and release salamaders, frogs and other critters and learn some fun facts about them.  $1/pp. www.dykenpond.org

Rensselaer Memorial Day Parade

  • May 27, 2018
  • 2:00 pm
  • Rensselaer

Rensselaer Memorial Day Parade will take place on May 27th meet near Doane Stuart School parking lot (Forbes Ave. & Wahington Ave.)1 pm ceremony and step off at 2 pm.

Sand Lake Memorial Day Parade

  • May 28, 2018
  • 10:00 am
  • Sand Lake

The Sand Lake Memorial Day Parade will line up at 9 am on Averill Avenue and step-off will be at 10 am, proceed east on NY 43 to the Sand Lake Veteran’s Memorial Park, where a ceremony will be conducted.

Castleton Memorial Day Parade

  • May 28, 2018
  • 10:00 am
  • Castleton

Castleton Memorial Day Parade will line up on Boltwood Avenue at 9:30 am and step-off at 10 am.

Hoosick Falls Memorial Day Parade

  • May 28, 2018
  • 10:00 am
  • Hoosick Falls

Hoosick Falls Memorial Day Parade. Line up will be at 9:30 am in the park and step-off will be at 10 am.

Poestenkill Memorial Day Parade

  • May 28, 2018
  • 11:00 am
  • Poestenkill

The Poestenkill Memorial Day Parade will kick off at 11 am. After the parade concludes there will be a Memorial Service out by the monuments and flag poles in the front of the VFW Post in Poestenkill.

Lansingburgh Memorial Day Parade

  • May 28, 2018
  • 11:00 am
  • Lansingburgh

Lansingburgh Memorial Day Parade will line up at 10:15 am (meet at 124th St. & 5th Ave.-left side heading south) Step off will be at 11 am.