October 2017

Book Club

  • October 18, 2017
  • 7:00 pm

Book Club Wednesday, October 18, 2017 07:00 PM Grafton Lakes State Park (Saratoga/Capital District) They will be discussing “No Impact Man” by Colin Beavan. New members always welcome! Meets at park office. Use winter entrance.

Create a variety of art pieces

  • October 19, 2017
  • 1:00 pm

Create a variety of art pieces using natural items while visiting with fellow home schooled youth in a beautiful natural setting. Natural pigment transfer and gyotaku (fish prints) are two of the many techniques which we will practice in this class. Techniques learned can be used to create gifts for family and friends. For youth […]

The Underground Railroad

  • October 19, 2017
  • 7:30 pm

THE PITTSTOWN HISTORICAL SOCIETY HAS PLANNED THE FOLLOWING EVENT: The Underground Railroad: a New Interpretation of an Old Story is the title of a talk to be given on October 19th at 7:30 PM at the Pittstown Town Hall in Tomhannock. While the Underground Railroad is a piece of American history that is thought to […]

Lansingburgh Historical Society

  • October 21, 2017
  • 12:00 am

Lansingburgh Historical Society: Warren Broderick on the Vanderheyden Murder 2 114th Street, Troy 235-3501 www.lansingburghhistoricalsociety.org  

Bird Seed Sale

  • October 21, 2017
  • 12:00 am

Bird Seed Sale to benefit Friends of the Dyken Pond Center: Grafton.  Order a premium bag of bird seed while supporting the programs of the Dyken Pond Environmental Education Center. This is a one-time sale and bird seed must be pre-ordered by Monday, October 16th.  There will be a pick-up day on Saturday, October 21st […]

Troy Waterfront Farmers Market

  • October 21, 2017
  • 9:00 am

The Troy Waterfront Farmers Market is delighted to bring you nearly 100 local farmers and fresh food vendors every Saturday, year-around in Downtown Troy, New York. For over 18 years, they have been a leader in supporting local agribusiness and providing a livelihood to farmers and food producers in and around the Capital Region. Fresh […]

Foraging for Sustenance

  • October 21, 2017
  • 10:30 am
  • Wyomanock Farm, Stephentown

Foraging for Sustenance-Hosted by Wyomanock Center for Sustainable Living.  Noted ecologist David Hunt (Ph.D) has been foraging for wild edibles as a way of life for decades.  Join him at the 75 acre Wyomanock Farm & Preserve, where you will have the opportunity to forage and learn to identify varied habitats under his guidance.  David’s […]

Sgt. Walter A Adams American Legion Post 1021

  • October 21, 2017
  • 11:00 am

The Sgt. Walter A Adams American Legion Post 1021 has been delivering chicken barbeques for the community for decades.  Dinners were added in 2016 and well accepted.  They will continue to be available.  Chicken BBQ dates:  August 19, 2017, September 16, 2017 and October 21, 2017.  Please call to reserve an order a 674-2309 on […]

Annual Walking Tour of Brunswick’s Historic Forest Park Cemetery

  • October 21, 2017
  • 1:00 pm

Annual Walking Tour of Brunswick’s Historic Forest Park Cemetery Presented by The Brunswick Town Historian and the Brunswick Historical Society.  For half a century the Forest Park Cemetery has captured the fascination of people from near and far!  Put on your walking shoes, come out and learn about the history and legends of Forest Park. […]

18th annual wine and cheese festival “Spirits of Fall”

  • October 21, 2017
  • 4:00 pm

The 18th annual wine and cheese festival “Spirits of Fall” sponsored by the Grafton Historical Society returns on Saturday, October 21st. It will be held at the Grafton Senior Center, Route 2 in Grafton from 4-6 PM. This famous event will feature premier New York state wines as well as an array of international and […]

Trick or Treat Nature Trail

  • October 21, 2017
  • 4:00 pm

Trick or Treat Nature Trail Saturday, October 21, 2017 04:00 PM – 07:00 PM Grafton Lakes State Park (Saratoga/Capital District) Join them for this magical journey where your family can see woodland creatures come to life! Held at the Shaver Pond Nature Center, 194 Shaver Pond Road. Sunset at 6pm, earlier times recommended for small […]

Woodpecker Walk

  • October 22, 2017
  • 1:00 pm

Woodpecker Walk Sunday, October 22, 2017 01:00 PM Grafton Lakes State Park (518) 279-1155 Have you ever wondered why woodpeckers don’t get headaches? Join them at the park office to learn all about their  local woodpeckers and hit the trails in search for these unique birds. Donations accepted.

Friends of Dyken Pond Annual Dinner and Forest Talk

  • October 26, 2017
  • 6:00 pm

Friends of Dyken Pond Annual Dinner and Forest Talk Grafton.   All are welcome at the Friends of the Dyken Pond Center’s annual dinner on Thursday, October 26th  at 6:00 at the Everett Wagar Senior Center in Grafton, New York.  Guest speaker is Dr. Jennifer Dean, Invasive Species Biologist from the New York Natural Heritage Program […]

Troy Night Out

  • October 27, 2017
  • 5:00 pm
  • Downtown Troy

Troy Night Out-Troy Night Out is a monthly arts and culture event that takes place on the last Friday of every month from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm.  The streets are busier than usual for this event as the evening draws in thousands of locals and visitors alike.  Attendees are able to get a true […]

Troy Waterfront Farmers Market

  • October 28, 2017
  • 9:00 am

The Troy Waterfront Farmers Market is delighted to bring you nearly 100 local farmers and fresh food vendors every Saturday, year-around in Downtown Troy, New York. For over 18 years, they have been a leader in supporting local agribusiness and providing a livelihood to farmers and food producers in and around the Capital Region. Fresh […]

Wyomanock Farm

  • October 28, 2017
  • 1:00 pm
  • Wyomanock Farm, Stephentown

Wyomanock Farm is a small, organic and diversified operation with a mission to provide food to the local community. We strive to do this in a manner that is harmonious with the rich ecology of our site. This program blends a farm tour with a 1.5 mile walk through the rich natural habitats of the […]

November 2017

Annual Friends Dinner

  • November 2, 2017
  • 6:00 pm

Annual Friends Dinner Thursday, November 2, 2017 06:00 PM Grafton Lakes State Park (518) 279-1155 Friends members are welcome to attend the annual election dinner at Brunswick BBQ. Email Dorothy at friendsofgraftonlakesstatepark@gmail.com to sign up.

First Friday

  • November 3, 2017
  • 12:00 am

First Friday, Hoosick Falls, New York First Friday a monthly arts and cultural event will take place in the evening on the first Friday of every month.  A unique collaboration between the local arts community, businesses, and organizations.  First Friday gives community members an opportunity to interact with each other and discover what’s going on […]

The Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce

  • November 3, 2017
  • 8:00 am

The Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce Quick Learn: Easily Analyze Data in Excel The Chamber Office 8 – 8:30 a.m. Registration; 8:30 – 10:30 a.m. Training Learn how to analyze your data easily with the click . For additional information, please call 274-7020.

Vendor/Craft Fair

  • November 4, 2017
  • 12:00 am

The Auxiliary to East Greenbush VFW Post 7338 on Hays Road is holding their annual Vendor/Craft Fair.  If you are interested in  Reserving a table please contact Lyda at 518-732-2111 or schoolrn52@aol.com.  This is not a Flea Market-but for Vendors and Crafters.  Help them support our Veterans, their families and our community.