March 2017

30th Annual Capital District Garden & Flower Show

  • March 26, 2017
  • 10:00 am

Enjoy the first sign of spring in Upstate New York 30th Annual Capital District Garden & Flower Show Hudson Valley Community College 80 Vandenburg Avenue, Troy, NY Fri., March 24, 10 am-8 pm, Sat., March 25, 9 am 7 pm, Sun. March 26, 10 am – 5 pm Plants, bulbs, flowers and seeds available for […]

FAMOUS LADIES’ TEA

  • March 26, 2017
  • 1:00 pm

FAMOUS LADIES’ TEA: Literacy Volunteers of Rensselaer County celebrates women’s history month with the Famous Ladies’ Tea, Sunday, March 26, from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. at the elegant Hilton Garden Inn, 235 Hoosick Street, Troy. As tea, gourmet sandwiches and pastries are served, local actresses will visit each table, portraying nine notable women including […]

Free Fourth Sunday Dinner at Blooming Grove Reformed Church

  • March 26, 2017
  • 1:00 pm

Free Fourth Sunday Dinner at Blooming Grove Reformed Church off Route4 in Defreestville from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.  Dinner includes pasta with a choice of plain or meat sauce, a fresh tossed salad with a choice of dressing, bread and butter, beverage and dessert.  Come in from the cold and enjoy a warm meal, […]

The Highlight Acting Troupe is performing Anne of Green Gables

  • March 26, 2017
  • 2:00 pm

The Highlight Acting Troupe is performing Anne of Green Gables adapted by Sylvia Ashby.  Stern Marilla and her warm-hearted brother Matthew hoped to adopt a boy to work on their farm.  The orphanage sends Anne by mistake and their lives will never be the same.   Follow Anne through her rebellious years, her transformation into a […]

NETWORKING PLUS LUNCHEON

  • March 28, 2017
  • 11:30 am

NETWORKING PLUS LUNCHEON: Get connected, develop leads and build relationships at the Rensselaer County Region Chamber of Commerce’s one-of-a-kind networking event exclusively for members. 11:30 a.m., Hilton Garden Inn, Troy. Register at http://renscochamber.com/events/view/30859/date/2017-03-28.

Dyken Pond Environmental Education Center Tuesday Treks

  • March 28, 2017
  • 1:00 pm
  • Dyken Pond Environmental Education Center

Tuesday Treks: March 1 -3 pm Every Tuesday in March Join Len Tremblay, Friends President to explore a different area on Center trails every Tuesday in March .  Be prepared for all conditions and call ahead each week for updated snow and road conditions. Snowshoe rentals available $5.

Poestenkill Historical Society-Tom Slavin

  • March 28, 2017
  • 7:00 pm

Poestenkill Historical Society- This month’s presenter, Tom Slavin, has had bee hives for several years. He will talk about how he gets the bees, keeps them and harvests the honey. At some point in history humans began to attempt to domesticate wild bees in artificial hives made from hollow logs, wooden boxes, pottery vessels, and […]

Cheney Library Tax Help

  • March 29, 2017
  • 1:00 pm

Cheney Library at the foot of High Street in Hoosick Falls is hosting tax help again this year. On Wednesdays, March 29 and April 5, from 1 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. a representative from New York State Department of Taxation and Finance will guide you through the process of doing your state and federal taxes […]

Averill Park Community Orchestra

  • March 29, 2017
  • 7:00 pm

Do you play a musical instrument? The Averill Park Community Orchestra is starting rehearsals again soon and eagerly seeks new members. If you or someone you know plays an orchestral instrument (strings, woodwinds, or percussion) and may be interested in joining, please contact Christina Desmond at 948-0565. The orchestra especially needs string players, as well […]

Circle Theatre Players presents the classic thriller Wait Until Dark

  • March 30, 2017
  • 8:00 pm
  • Sand Lake Center for the Arts

Circle Theatre Players presents the classic thriller Wait Until Dark. In a basement apartment in Greenwich Village, Suzy, a recently blinded woman, is terrorized by a trio of thugs looking for a drug-stuffed doll they think is in the apartment.  Will she see through the conmen’s bizarre charade?  As the suspense mounts moment to moment, […]

LENTEN DINNERS: The Poestenkill Christian Church

  • March 31, 2017
  • 11:00 am

LENTEN DINNERS: The Poestenkill Christian Church, 721 Snyder’s Corners Rd., Poestenkill, will be serving fish fry or clam roll dinners from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. on Ash Wednesday, March 1, and every Friday during Lent including Good Friday. Dinners include French fries, cole slaw and beverage. Cost is $9.50. Also served are hot dog […]

Rensselaer Knights of Columbus Lenten Fish Fries

  • March 31, 2017
  • 5:00 pm

The Rensselaer Knights of Columbus will serve Lenten Fish Fries on all Fridays during Lent.  Lunch hours are 11:00 am to 1:00 pm.  Dinner hours are 5:00 pm and 7:00 pm.   The fish fry dinner is $8, which includes: fish fry and your choice of two sides.  Side choices are: macaroni salad, cole slaw and […]

Melvin Roads American Legion Annual Fish Fry

  • March 31, 2017
  • 5:00 pm

Melvin Roads American Legion, 200 Columbia Turnpike, East Greenbush, Annual Fish Fry Fridays will be held on March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, and April 7, from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.  Hamburgers, Cheeseburgers, Hot dogs, Mozzarella Sticks, Onion Rings will also be available.  Eat in or to go.  www.melvinroads1231.org.  Funds raised are used towards […]

South Schodack Volunteer Fire Company Fish Fry Dinner

  • March 31, 2017
  • 5:15 pm

The South Schodack Volunteer Fire Company will again offer Fish Fry Dinners on Friday evenings, 5:15 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at 1563 Bame Road, Castleton, during Lent.  Dinners will begin on March 3 and End on Good Friday, April 14, Hot Dogs, Chicken, and Homemade Manhattan Clam chowder will also be served Eat in or […]

KATE MULLANY LECTURE

  • March 31, 2017
  • 6:30 pm

KATE MULLANY LECTURE: On Friday, March 31, at 6:30 p.m., during Troy Night Out, Hudson-Mohawk Industrial Gateway senior scholar   P. Thomas Carrollwill be at the Troy Public Library to discuss Kate Mullany and the National Significance of a Laundry Workers’ Strike. This program is free and open to the public. For more information call the […]

Circle Theatre Players presents the classic thriller Wait Until Dark

  • March 31, 2017
  • 8:00 pm
  • Sand Lake Center for the Arts

Circle Theatre Players presents the classic thriller Wait Until Dark. In a basement apartment in Greenwich Village, Suzy, a recently blinded woman, is terrorized by a trio of thugs looking for a drug-stuffed doll they think is in the apartment.  Will she see through the conmen’s bizarre charade?  As the suspense mounts moment to moment, […]

April 2017

East Schodack Fire Company Pizza Night

  • April 1, 2017
  • 4:00 pm

East Schodack Fire Company Pizza Night: Serving begins at 4:00 p.m. Call 479-3366 (after 2:00) to order ahead.  Take out is available or join your neighbors and eat-in for a relaxing evening.  Pizza Nights are the first Saturday of each month through June.

The First Reformed Church will be holding their Annual Chicken BBQ

  • April 1, 2017
  • 4:00 pm

The First Reformed Church will be holding their Annual Chicken BBQ on Saturday, April 1st from 4-6:30 p.m.   The church is located on the corner of Church Street and Main Avenue in Wynantskill.  They are handicap accessible and take-outs are available.  Proceeds will benefit the scholarship fund for their youth to attend summer camp.

Salem United Methodist Church Sliced Roast Beef Dinner

  • April 1, 2017
  • 4:30 pm

The Salem United Methodist church located at 349 Shaver Road in West Sand Lake will be holding a Sliced Roast Beef Dinner on Saturday, April 1. Cost is $12 per person. The dinner runs from 4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m, and the menu includes; Coleslaw, Sliced Roast Beef, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, Vegetable of the […]