May 2017

HISTORY OF TROY ACTIVISM

  • May 1, 2017
  • 6:00 pm

HISTORY OF TROY ACTIVISM: The Troy Public Library is hosting a series of three History Talks on activism in Troy this spring. Each lecture will be followed by a writing and drawing session that will allow participants to react to the topic. On May 1, Jennifer Burns will speak on Abolition and Suffrage: Trojan Activism […]

DEFENSIVE DRIVING COURSE

  • May 2, 2017
  • 8:30 am

DEFENSIVE DRIVING COURSE: Rensselaer County’s Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Road in Grafton, will hold an AARP Safe Driving course on Tuesday, May 2, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., with a break at noon for lunch. Save up to 10% on your car insurance. $20 for AARP members, $25 for non-members. $3 suggested […]

JOB SEARCH BIG 3

  • May 3, 2017
  • 6:00 pm

JOB SEARCH BIG 3: On Wednesday, May 3, at 6 p.m., The Troy Public Library will offer a workshop entitled The Big 3: Resumes, Cover Letters and Interviews. Presented by Dr. Tom Denham of Careers in Transition. For any successful job search, you need three critical tools: a solid resume, a tailored cover letter, and […]

DECONSTRUCTING SGT. PEPPER

  • May 4, 2017
  • 11:00 am

DECONSTRUCTING SGT. PEPPER: Composer and musician Scott Freiman, perhaps best known as the guy who deconstructs The Beatles’ albums, shares his in-depth exploration of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band: on Thursday, May 4, at Hudson Valley Community College. The 11 a.m. lecture/multimedia presentation, open free to the public, is in the Bulmer Telecommunications Center […]

Apollo-King Solomon’s Masonic Lodge #13

  • May 4, 2017
  • 7:30 pm

The Apollo-King Solomon’s Masonic Lodge #13 F.&A.M. will meet on Thursday, May 4, for the Annual Communication and election of officers for 2017-18 at 7:30 p.m. at the Troy Masonic Community Center, 39 Brunswick Road. Refreshments will be served following the meeting.

RENSSELAER PUBLIC LIBRARY

  • May 5, 2017
  • 11:00 am

RENSSELAER PUBLIC LIBRARY: Friends Book Sale, hardcovers, paperbacks, puzzles and more. Enter gift basket raffles. Friday hours 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. Rensselaer Public Library is located across the street from the Amtrak parking lot. To learn more, see http://rensselaerlibrary.org/ or visit the library’s Facebook page, http://www.facebook.com/RensselaerLibrary.

Flea Market

  • May 6, 2017
  • 8:00 am

Flea Market-5th Avenue A.M.E. Zion Church, Troy From 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  Flea market Rental Space is $20.00. Please contact Stephanie Floyd at 925-5691 or Anita Gambrell at 273-1660. Rain or Shine on the Church Grounds

Troy Waterfront Farmers’ Market

  • May 6, 2017
  • 9:00 am
  • Downtown Troy

The Troy Waterfront Farmers’ Market is a year-round, producer-only marketplace located in Downtown Troy. Every Saturday, more than 80+ food growers, bakers, chefs and artisans gather to offer the Capital Region’s freshest and finest! But we’re more than a farmers’ market – for more than 15 years, we’ve provided a community gathering place with live […]

I Love My Park Day at Grafton Lakes State Park

  • May 6, 2017
  • 9:00 am

For I Love My Park Day, you’ll join friends of Grafton Lakes State Park of all ages for a morning of service on park trails, shores, and fields. We thank our volunteers with tasty morning refreshments and a free t-shirt! Check-in is at 9am at the Deerfield Pavilion and we wrap up at noon. Scout […]

RENSSELAER PUBLIC LIBRARY

  • May 6, 2017
  • 9:00 am

RENSSELAER PUBLIC LIBRARY: Friends Book Sale, bag sale 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Maker Crafts Drop-in, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. for ages 4-10. Rensselaer Public Library is located across the street from the Amtrak parking lot. To learn more, see http://rensselaerlibrary.org/ or visit the library’s Facebook page, http://www.facebook.com/RensselaerLibrary.

I Love My Park Day

  • May 6, 2017
  • 10:00 am
  • Bennington Battlefield State Historic Site

I Love My Park Day-Join them to beautify the site and show your pride in the battlefield! Volunteers will assist in planting flowers. No gardening tools required, but gloves are recommended. Refreshments will be served. Contact David Pitlyk with any questions by phone at 518-860-9094 or by e-mail at david.pitlyk@parks.ny.gov. No cost. Route 67 Walloomsac, […]

GATHER*LISTEN*RESPECT

  • May 6, 2017
  • 10:00 am

GATHER*LISTEN*RESPECT: The Troy Public Library will offer a morning of conversation with Geralyn McDowell on Saturday, May 6, from 10 a.m. – noon. Gather * Listen * Respect: Using these three concepts as a springboard, carve out a safe space for gentle, restorative conversation. We will consider skills and share insights that could enrich our […]

HISTORY OF TROY ACTIVISM

  • May 6, 2017
  • 10:00 am

HISTORY OF TROY ACTIVISM: The Troy Public Library is hosting a series of three History Talks on activism in Troy this spring.  Each lecture will be followed by a writing and drawing session that will allow participants to react to the topic. On May 6, the Rensselaer County Historical Society, 57 2nd Street, hosts a […]

PREGO EXPO

  • May 6, 2017
  • 10:00 am

PREGO EXPO: The Junior League of Troy hosts the Prego Expo, a free community, family-friendly event geared to expectant and new parents. The expo will be held on Saturday, May 6 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the American Cancer Society Hope Club on 1 Penny Lane in Latham. For more information visit www.jltroyny.org , https://www.facebook.com/JLTPregnancyoExpo/ […]

Rensselaer County Historical Society Walking Tour

  • May 6, 2017
  • 10:30 am
  • Visitor information booth

Rensselaer County Historical Society Walking Tour: 6th People, Place and Progress: This introduction to Troy history and architecture looks at how the city evolved from its initial founding in 1789 as a village to its 19th century heyday, decline in the 20th century and its re-birth in the 21st century.  The sites of many important […]

Chicken Dinners

  • May 6, 2017
  • 11:00 am

Chicken Dinners Sponsored by the Harriet Tubman Committee of the 5th Avenue A.M.E. Zion Church, Troy  in support of their contestant Master Christopher Michael Harrison, Jr. This will begin at 11:00 a.m. or until Sold Out. Eat in or take out. Fried or Baked Chicken, Cabbage, Sweet Potatoes, Rice or Potato Salad, Rolls and Dessert. […]

East Schodack Fire Company Pizza Night

  • May 6, 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.

ROAST BEEF DINNER

  • May 6, 2017
  • 4:30 pm

ROAST BEEF DINNER: A Roast Beef Dinner and Bake Sale will be held on Saturday, May 6. with continuous serving from 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. at Hope United Methodist Church in Eagle Mills at the corner of Rte. 2 and Garfield Rd. The family style dinner will include roast beef, mashed potatoes, gravy, mixed […]

ROAST BEEF DINNER

  • May 6, 2017
  • 4:30 pm

ROAST BEEF DINNER: A Roast Beef Dinner and Bake Sale will be held on Saturday, May 6. with continuous serving from 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. at Hope United Methodist Church in Eagle Mills at the corner of Rte. 2 and Garfield Rd. The family style dinner will include roast beef, mashed potatoes, gravy, mixed […]

The Tiffany Windows of Troy

  • May 6, 2017
  • 5:00 pm
  • Van Schaick Island Country Club

The Lansingburgh Historical Society Presents The Tiffany Windows of Troy.  Lecture Begins at 7:00 PM You are invited to order off the menu from 5:00 PM.  Please RSVP to the Van Schaick Island Country Club at  (518) 237-0145, and reserve for dining, or lecture only.  A donation of $7 for members and $8 for not […]