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Events

Thursday, February 16, 2017

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The Land Trust will be developing a Conservation Plan for Rensselaer County that will identify the most important places to preserve for future generations. Community Values Meetings will be held around the County to gather local input on lands of value for recreation, scenic views, natural resources, wildlife, and quality of life. Landowners, business owners, outdoor enthusiast, and anyone interested in the future of Rensselaer County’s landscapes and resources are encouraged to attend. Hoosick Falls Meeting location: HAYC3 Armory, 80 Church Street, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. RSVP to renstrust@renstrust.org or 659-5263.

 

 

Thursday, February 16, 2017 (10:00 am - 11:30 am)

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Help your child improve motor skills and increase his or her understanding of how the world works. Join SUNY Poly’s Children’s Museum of Science and Technology in the GE Junior Discovery room for a hands-on sensory science 3030 activity. February 16, Animal Explorers, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. No pre-registration required, activity included with museum admission. For ages 2-6. 250 Jordan Road, Troy.

 

Friday, February 17, 2017

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CONWAY ICE RINK: Open recreational skating for all ages is offered at the 18,000-square-foot rink from 4 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. weekends and noon to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday through Sunday, March 7. Admission rates: $2 for children 2 to 17 years old; $2 for seniors (60+); and $3 for adults. Skate rentals: $3 each, toddlers through adults. McDonough Sports Complex, Hudson Valley Community College, 80 Vandenburgh Avenue, Troy.

 

Saturday, February 18, 2017

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Home Made All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast, cooked to order and served at your table. 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., Eagle Mills Christian Church, 1 Maple Avenue, Troy (corner of Maple and Route 2). This month’s special is Belgian Waffles with Strawberries and Whipped Topping. Adults $8. Children under 10 $4.

 

Sunday, February 19, 2017  

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Literacy Volunteers of Rensselaer County’s Scrabble Challenge fundraiser is a great way to have fun while helping others on Sunday, February 19, at St. Michael’s Church Hall, 175 Williams Road, Troy (near HVCC), from 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. Each team of two to four players competes against other teams in this non-traditional format. Prizes will be given to the top three winners. Three games will be played and the winners will be the teams who score the most total points. There will be trivia contests, raffle items, and free refreshments. All proceeds of this event will help Literacy Volunteers of Rensselaer County offer free services including tutoring in reading and writing, tutoring in English as a second language, and high school equivalency prep to adults. Registration fee: $15 per person ($10 for students under 18) or $60 for a team of four. Teams bring their own boards and tiles. Register by email at Litvoldirector@aol.com or call 274-8526. Registration deadline: Friday, February 10.

 

Sunday, February 19, 2017  (9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.)

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The Corner Shoppe at Cornerstone Comm. Church, 570 3rd Ave., North Troy, has a large inventory of have winter coats, boots, scarves, mittens & sweaters---all at bargain prices. There is a huge selection of housewares, baby clothes, toys & games. Valentine’s Day and St Patrick’s Day items also on display. Visit any Thurs or Fri., 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

 

Monday, February 20, 2017

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The Mount Zion Masonic Lodge #311 F. & A.M. will meet on Monday, February 20, at 7:30 p.m. at the Troy Masonic Community Center, 39 Brunswick Road. The theme of the evening will be Masonic Trivia and the Entered Apprentice Degree, with a dinner preceeding the meeting at 6:30 p.m. Reservations may be made with masonsonline.

 

Monday, February 20, 2017

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Van Rensselaer Star Chapter #256, Order of the Eastern Star, is hosting a President’s Day luncheon on Monday, February 20, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the East Greenbush Masonic Temple, 710 Columbia Turnpike, East Greenbush. The proceeds from this luncheon will benefit the 14th annual Chapter’s scholarship fund which provides an award to a graduating senior girl from Columbia High School, Maple Hill High School and Rensselaer High School. Menu includes Baked Meatloaf, Scalloped Potatoes and all the trimmings. The cost is $10 for adults. Reservations should be made by calling Emily at 438-6707 by February 17.

 

Monday, February 20, 2017  (9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.)

Description:

The Corner Shoppe at Cornerstone Comm. Church, 570 3rd Ave., North Troy, has a large inventory of have winter coats, boots, scarves, mittens & sweaters---all at bargain prices. There is a huge selection of housewares, baby clothes, toys & games. Valentine’s Day and St Patrick’s Day items also on display. Visit any Thurs or Fri., 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

 

 

Monday, February 20, 2017  (11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.)

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PRESIDENTS’ DAY LUNCHEON: Van Rensselaer Star Chapter #256, Order of the Eastern Star, is hosting a President’s Day luncheon on Monday, February 20, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the East Greenbush Masonic Temple, 710 Columbia Turnpike, East Greenbush. The proceeds from this luncheon will benefit the 14th annual Chapter’s scholarship fund which provides an award to a graduating senior girl from Columbia High School, Maple Hill High School and Rensselaer High School. Menu includes Baked Meatloaf, Scalloped Potatoes and all the trimmings. The cost is $10 for adults. Reservations should be made by calling Emily at 438-6707 by February 17.

 

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

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RENSSELAER PUBLIC LIBRARY: Computer Help. Every Tuesday from 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. at the Rensselaer Public Library, drop in to ask a question about your computer, tablet or smartphone, or learn tips and tricks. No sign-up needed. 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.

 

 

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 (1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

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Snowshoeing on Winter Break-Grafton- On Tuesday Feb. 21 and Thursday Feb 23 from 1-3pm the Dyken Pond Environmental Education Center is offering a snowshoe programs for youth and families. These programs will provide an opportunity to learn the fundamentals of snowshoeing while having some outdoor fun. Come to one or both sessions. On Tuesday, after a brief introduction we will snowshoe for about 2 hours, look for signs of animals and play an authentic Eskimo game. On Thursday they will go into more depth with animal tracking, and learn more about the animals who live on the Rensselaer Plateau. Program presented by Josh Pulito. Please contact the Center for updated snow conditions and possible cancellations at (518) 658-2055 or dykenpond@gmail.com. Fee including snowshoe rental: $3 per person; $12 family rate.

 

 

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 (7:00 pm)

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Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) of Rensselaer County was recently awarded funding for the Harvest Connection Project through the USDA Farmers Market Promotion Program. Farmers and producers are invited to attend an orientation session which will provide an in-depth picture of the Harvest Connection Project. 7 p.m., Berlin Free Town Library - 47 S. Main St., Berlin. To register, please contact Sarah McFadden at sem285@cornell.edu or 272-4210. Please register by one week prior to each session or contact Sarah for an individual session if these dates and/or times do not work for you.

 

Thursday, February 23, 2017 (1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

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Snowshoeing on Winter Break-Grafton- On Tuesday Feb. 21 and Thursday Feb 23 from 1-3pm the Dyken Pond Environmental Education Center is offering a snowshoe programs for youth and families. These programs will provide an opportunity to learn the fundamentals of snowshoeing while having some outdoor fun. Come to one or both sessions. On Tuesday, after a brief introduction all will snowshoe for about 2 hours, look for signs of animals and play an authentic Eskimo game. On Thursday they will go into more depth with animal tracking, and learn more about the animals who live on the Rensselaer Plateau. Program presented by Josh Pulito. Please contact the Center for updated snow conditions and possible cancellations at (518) 658-2055 or dykenpond@gmail.com. Fee including snowshoe rental: $3 per person; $12 family rate.

 

Friday, February 24, 2017 (7:00 p.m.)

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The Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company 26th Season: time: 6:00, 7:00 & 8:00 p.m. pre. SENSE Performance Tech Valley Center of Gravity/Troy/Tvcog.net Dance music and digital art performance at the inter-sction of expressive movement and computational interfaces.

 

 

Saturday, February 25, 2017  

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The Salem United Methodist church located at 349 Shaver Road in West Sand Lake will be holding a Pork Loin Dinner on Saturday, February 25. Cost is $12 per person. The dinner runs from 4:30 p.m. - 6 p.m., and the menu includes; Coleslaw, Pork Loin, Gravy, Scalloped Potatoes, Apples, Vegetable of the day, Rolls and Butter, Pie, Coffee, tea and decaf . Reservations are appreciated and can be made by calling the church office, 674-3106 or Carol at 330-7609. Website; salemumcwsl.wordpress.com.

 

Saturday, February 25, 2017  (9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.)

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Winter Market-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, they have provided a community gathering place with live music, great food, family activities and lots of learning opportunities! Each Saturday, thousands of savvy shoppers from across the Capital Region come to shop, dine, relax and visit with family and friends.

 

Sunday, February 26, 2017

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Escape the frenzy of the 21st century! Experience the beauty of 18th century dancing, moving slowly and gracefully in sync with beautiful classical music. If you’ve seen a Jane Austen film, you’ve had a glimpse of this elegant dance form that appears in many of her novels, including “Pride and Prejudice”. Dances taught and called by professional callers. Enjoy live music by the Heartsease band. Beginners welcome, no partners needed. Please wear clean, flat, soft-soled shoes. 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., Christ Church United Methodist, 35 State St., Troy. More info: danceflurry.org/recd.

 

Monday, February 27, 2017

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The Troy Area Shrine Club will meet on Monday, February 27, with a social hour at 6:15 p.m. and a 7 p.m. dinner prepared and served by Dorothy Allen and Friends, followed by a business meeting. Oriental Shrine Center, 75 Water Plant Road. For reservations call Paul Kahian at 364-1037 or go to masonsonline.

 

Monday, February 27, 2017

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CONWAY ICE RINK: Open recreational skating for all ages is offered at the 18,000-square-foot rink from 4 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. weekends and noon to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday through Sunday, March 7. Admission rates: $2 for children 2 to 17 years old; $2 for seniors (60+); and $3 for adults. Skate rentals: $3 each, toddlers through adults. McDonough Sports Complex, Hudson Valley Community College, 80 Vandenburgh Avenue, Troy.

 

Monday, February 27, 2017  (9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.)

Description:

The Corner Shoppe at Cornerstone Comm. Church, 570 3rd Ave., North Troy, has a large inventory of have winter coats, boots, scarves, mittens & sweaters---all at bargain prices. There is a huge selection of housewares, baby clothes, toys & games. Valentine’s Day and St Patrick’s Day items also on display. Visit any Thurs or Fri., 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

 

Monday, February 27, 2017  (6:00 p.m.)

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Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) of Rensselaer County was recently awarded funding for the Harvest Connection Project through the USDA Farmers Market Promotion Program. Farmers and producers are invited to attend an orientation session which will provide an in-depth picture of the Harvest Connection Project. 6 p.m., CCE of Rensselaer County - 61 State St., Troy. To register, please contact Sarah McFadden at sem285@cornell.edu or 272-4210. Please register by one week prior to each session or contact Sarah for an individual session if these dates and/or times do not work for you.

 

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

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RENSSELAER PUBLIC LIBRARY: Computer Help. Every Tuesday from 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. at the Rensselaer Public Library, drop in to ask a question about your computer, tablet or smartphone, or learn tips and tricks. No sign-up needed. 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.

 

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 (5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

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Traditional Shrove Tuesday Pancake and Sausage Supper Trinity Episcopal Church Hall Lansingburgh 585 4th Avenue Troy NY 12182 Tickets: Adults $6 Children 5-12 $3 Under 5 Free For reservations call (518) 237-7831

 

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

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POESTENKILL HISTORICAL SOCIETY: Rensselaer County Historian Kathy Sheehan presents 50 Years Later, a program she has been working on for past summer and fall. Following Bernd Foster’s book , Architecture Worth Saving in Rensselaer County, Kathy went around to the various properties mentioned and pictured in the book and took photos of what those properties look like in 2016. Her program is based on these before-and-after pictures, including several photos of buildings in Poestenkill. Tuesday, February 28, at 7 p.m. in the downstairs meeting room of the Town Hall on Route 351. The program is free and everyone is welcome. Refreshments will be provided.

 

Thursday, March 2, 2017

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The Corner Shoppe at Cornerstone Comm. Church, 570 3rd Ave., North Troy, has a large inventory of have winter coats, boots, scarves, mittens & sweaters---all at bargain prices. There is a huge selection of housewares, baby clothes, toys & games. Valentine’s Day and St Patrick’s Day items also on display. Visit any Thurs or Fri., 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

 

Friday, March 3, 2017 (9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.)

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The Corner Shoppe at Cornerstone Comm. Church, 570 3rd Ave., North Troy, has a large inventory of have winter coats, boots, scarves, mittens & sweaters---all at bargain prices. There is a huge selection of housewares, baby clothes, toys & games. Valentine’s Day and St Patrick’s Day items also on display. Visit any Thurs or Fri., 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

 

Saturday, March 4, 2017  (9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.)

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Winter Market-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, they have provided a community gathering place with live music, great food, family activities and lots of learning opportunities! Each Saturday, thousands of savvy shoppers from across the Capital Region come to shop, dine, relax and visit with family and friends.

 

Saturday, March 4, 2017  (6:00 p.m.)

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4th Annual Dustin Mele Memorial Concert-Featuring top local bands. Proceeds benefit American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, Lansingburgh Boys & Girls Club, and Companion Animal Placement Program (CAPP). For those who are unable to attend the concert, but would still like to donate: http://afsp.donordrive.com/participant/DustinMele Online donations will be donated to AFSP. For more information on the Annual Dustin Mele Memorial Concert, visit our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/DustinMeleMemorial

Brown's Revolution Hall, River St.Troy

 

 

Saturday, March 4, 2017  (7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.)

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St. Henry’s Church in Averill Park will be holding an Irish Night on Saturday, March 4, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Poestenkill Fire House. The price of only $10 per person covers soda, snacks, door prizes and an evening of Irish entertainment featuring Who’s Your Paddy. Beer, wine and refreshments will also be available at reasonable prices. Due to State regulations, no outside alcoholic beverages can be brought into the event. Tickets can be purchased by calling the parish rectory at 674-3818.

 

Sunday, March 5, 2017  (8:00 a. m. - 12:00 noon)

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The Castleton Fire Company located at 11 Green Avenue Castleton is starting their Annual Breakfast on the First Sunday of each month from 8:00 a.m. to 12Noon. Cost is $8 for Adults; $7 for Seniors; $5 for Children 6 yrs -12; and under 6 are free. Mark your calendars: November 6th (to benefit the Castleton VFW) December 4, 2016, January 8th, 2017, February 5, 2017, March 5, 2017, April 2, 2017 and the final breakfast of the season will be May 7, 2017.

 

Tuesday, March 7, 2017  

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CONWAY ICE RINK: Open recreational skating for all ages is offered at the 18,000-square-foot rink from 4 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. weekends and noon to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday through Sunday, March 7. Admission rates: $2 for children 2 to 17 years old; $2 for seniors (60+); and $3 for adults. Skate rentals: $3 each, toddlers through adults. McDonough Sports Complex, Hudson Valley Community College, 80 Vandenburgh Avenue, Troy.

 

Thursday, March 9, 2017 (9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.)

Description:

The Corner Shoppe at Cornerstone Comm. Church, 570 3rd Ave., North Troy, has a large inventory of have winter coats, boots, scarves, mittens & sweaters---all at bargain prices. There is a huge selection of housewares, baby clothes, toys & games. Valentine’s Day and St Patrick’s Day items also on display. Visit any Thurs or Fri., 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

 

Friday, March 10, 2017 (9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.)

Description:

The Corner Shoppe at Cornerstone Comm. Church, 570 3rd Ave., North Troy, has a large inventory of have winter coats, boots, scarves, mittens & sweaters---all at bargain prices. There is a huge selection of housewares, baby clothes, toys & games. Valentine’s Day and St Patrick’s Day items also on display. Visit any Thurs or Fri., 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

 

Friday, March 10, 2017 (6:30 p.m.)

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St. Michaels Church, 175 Williams Road, Troy is holding a fundraiser for Roarke Center, Joseph House, Unity House, the Damien Center and CoNSERNS-U. The Irish Show which will be held at St. Michael’s on Friday March 10, 2017, at 6:30 p.m will feature the vocal group, the Three Irish Voices” and step dancers from “The Boland School of Irish Dance”. Tickets are $15 for adults, children under 12 are free. Call the parish office (283-6110) for more information or to purchase tickets.

 

Saturday, March 11, 2017  (9:45 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.)

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Spring starts March 11 with Spring Garden Day, a program of gardening classes and fun for gardeners, held at Tamarac High School in Brunswick. Attendees can choose from ten classes covering landscape design tricks, creating a night garden, growing tea at home, beekeeping, organic Shady LadyAmy Ziffer will give the keynote address on Shade Revealed, featuring highlights from her book, The Shady Lady’s Guide To Northeast Shade Gardening. A plant sale, garden book sale, Pick-A-Prize Auction, book signings and fabulous door prizes are other highlights. Participants also receive a delicious homemade lunch featuring soups, Stromboli and desserts. Program fee is $30 per person and pre-registration is required. Pre-register early as this event always sells out. Call Cornell Cooperative Extension at (518) 272-4210 and ask for Marcie, or visit www.ccerensselaer.org for details.

 

 

Saturday, March 11, 2017  (9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.)

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Winter Market-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, they have provided a community gathering place with live music, great food, family activities and lots of learning opportunities! Each Saturday, thousands of savvy shoppers from across the Capital Region come to shop, dine, relax and visit with family and friends.

 

Saturday, March 11, 2017  (10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.)

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The Lansingburgh Historical Society will be opening the Melville House for tours on March 11 from 10 am to 2 pm. At this time they will also be having a tag sale. The Melville House is located at 2 114th St., Troy, NY 12182. It will be their first one for 2017. A $5 donation is appreciated. While your there pick up an application for membership.

 

Thursday, March 16, 2017 (9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.)

Description:

The Corner Shoppe at Cornerstone Comm. Church, 570 3rd Ave., North Troy, has a large inventory of have winter coats, boots, scarves, mittens & sweaters---all at bargain prices. There is a huge selection of housewares, baby clothes, toys & games. Valentine’s Day and St Patrick’s Day items also on display. Visit any Thurs or Fri., 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

 

Friday, March 17, 2017

Description:

The Corner Shoppe at Cornerstone Comm. Church, 570 3rd Ave., North Troy, has a large inventory of have winter coats, boots, scarves, mittens & sweaters---all at bargain prices. There is a huge selection of housewares, baby clothes, toys & games. Valentine’s Day and St Patrick’s Day items also on display. Visit any Thurs or Fri., 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

 

Saturday, March 18, 2017  

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The Kilt Fest will be held on Saturday, March 18th! Please arrive at your agreed upon time to the registration table located in the big tent on Broadway between 2nd and 3rd streets. Here, you will check in for your shift. You will then be directed where to go. If you will be driving, the city parking lots are free on nights and weekends. There are multiple lots with the closest being the River Front Park lot, and Uncle Sam Parking Garage. There may also be street parking available around the city. Following your shift, please return to the registration tent to pick up your City Pass. If the tent has been broken down by the time you return please check in at the BID offices at 251 River Street. We encourage you to use your City Pass, take the Kilt Fest shuttle and partake in the many discounts and prizes offered around the city. If you have any questions, please email us at events@troybid.org or call the Downtown Troy BID offices at (518) 279-7997. Set Up Time is between 10:00 a.m. And 12:00 p.m.

 

Saturday, March 18, 2017  (9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.)

Description:

Winter Market-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, they have provided a community gathering place with live music, great food, family activities and lots of learning opportunities! Each Saturday, thousands of savvy shoppers from across the Capital Region come to shop, dine, relax and visit with family and friends.

 

Saturday, March 25, 2017  (9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.)

Description:

Winter Market-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, they have provided a community gathering place with live music, great food, family activities and lots of learning opportunities! Each Saturday, thousands of savvy shoppers from across the Capital Region come to shop, dine, relax and visit with family and friends.

 

Saturday, March 25, 2017  (9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.)

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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 sale * NYS wineries (tastings) * soil testing by Cornell Cooperative Extension with a minimum donation of $1 * plant society and educational booths * lectures, workshops, and flower demonstrations * tips and trends * a Playland for youngsters * Garden Café with sandwiches, salads, soups, coffee and more.

 

Saturday, March 25, 2017 (7:00 p.m.)

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The Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company 26th Season: Festival of Dance UPAC/Kingston/ulsterbellet.org/845.339.6088 ESDC participates in Ulster Ballet’s 34th annual show-case performance, bringing disparate and distinct genres of dance together to the UPAC stage.

 

Sunday, March 26, 2017  (10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)

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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 sale * NYS wineries (tastings) * soil testing by Cornell Cooperative Extension with a minimum donation of $1 * plant society and educational booths * lectures, workshops, and flower demonstrations * tips and trends * a Playland for youngsters * Garden Café with sandwiches, salads, soups, coffee and more.

 

Sunday, April 2, 2017  (8:00 a. m. - 12:00 noon)

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The Castleton Fire Company located at 11 Green Avenue Castleton is starting their Annual Breakfast on the First Sunday of each month from 8:00 a.m. to 12Noon. Cost is $8 for Adults; $7 for Seniors; $5 for Children 6 yrs -12; and under 6 are free. Mark your calendars: November 6th (to benefit the Castleton VFW) December 4, 2016, January 8th, 2017, February 5, 2017, March 5, 2017, April 2, 2017 and the final breakfast of the season will be May 7, 2017.

 

Thursday, April 6, 2017

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The Lansingburgh Historical Society is proud to sponsor a terrific lecture presented by Michael Barrett on Troy's Historic Tiffany Windows. Michael wears many hats, two of which are; Executive Director of the City's Burden Iron Works Museum and the Hudson Mohawk Industrial Gateway. This lecture will be presented on April 6, at the Van Schaick Country Club, 201 Continental Ave., Cohoes, NY. Dinner is off the restaurant's menu from 5:00 pm on. Lecture is at 7:00pm. Admission: $6 for members and $7 for not yet members. RSVP to the Van Schaick at 237-0145 to let them know if you will be ordering from the menu or just there for the lecture.

 

Monday, April 10, 2017 (10:00 am - 2:00 pm)

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The Lansingburgh Historical Society will be opening the Melville House for tours on April from 10 am to 2 pm. The Melville House is located at 2 114th St., Troy, NY 12182. A $5 donation is appreciated. While your there pick up an application for membership.

 

Saturday, April 22, 2017  

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BATTENKILL CHORALE SEEKS SINGERS: The Battenkill Chorale, Janet McGhee, artistic director, is accepting experienced choral singers for their spring concert featuring Dan Forrest’s “Requiem for the Living” on April 22 and 23 at Immaculate Conception Church in Hoosick Falls. The Battenkill Chorale has open enrollment, with auditions for vocal placement and solos only. Singers should be experienced choral singers possessing good sight-reading skills and vocal technique. Winter rehearsals are on Thursday evenings from 7:30 p.m. - 9:45 p.m. either at Hubbard Hall, 25 East Main Street, or Cambridge United Presbyterian Church, both in Cambridge. The first winter rehearsal is February 2 at Cambridge United Presbyterian Church. New members will be accepted through February 16. There is a $35 membership fee per concert program, plus the cost of music. To pre-register, call 677-8233 or email battenkill@mindspring.com.

 

Sunday, April 23, 2017  

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BATTENKILL CHORALE SEEKS SINGERS: The Battenkill Chorale, Janet McGhee, artistic director, is accepting experienced choral singers for their spring concert featuring Dan Forrest’s “Requiem for the Living” on April 22 and 23 at Immaculate Conception Church in Hoosick Falls. The Battenkill Chorale has open enrollment, with auditions for vocal placement and solos only. Singers should be experienced choral singers possessing good sight-reading skills and vocal technique. Winter rehearsals are on Thursday evenings from 7:30 p.m. - 9:45 p.m. either at Hubbard Hall, 25 East Main Street, or Cambridge United Presbyterian Church, both in Cambridge. The first winter rehearsal is February 2 at Cambridge United Presbyterian Church. New members will be accepted through February 16. There is a $35 membership fee per concert program, plus the cost of music. To pre-register, call 677-8233 or email battenkill@mindspring.com.

 

Wednesday, April 26, 2017  

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PITTSTOWN SENIORS 2017 TRIPS: April 26-28: Lancaster, Pennsylvania--Jonah at the Millennium theatre, Vegas Legends at the American Music Theatre, plus tour of the Amish Countryside. $380. per person. Includes luggage handling, taxes, meal gratuities, transportation. $20. holds your seat. The rest is due after reservations are made. June 8-16: 9-day trip to Branson, Missouri. Shows, meals, bus driver, and maid gratuities are included for $925. per person. For more information, all Sylvia at 478-3338. Please leave a message.

 

Sunday, May 7, 2017  (8:00 a. m. - 12:00 noon)

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The Castleton Fire Company located at 11 Green Avenue Castleton is starting their Annual Breakfast on the First Sunday of each month from 8:00 a.m. to 12Noon. Cost is $8 for Adults; $7 for Seniors; $5 for Children 6 yrs -12; and under 6 are free. Mark your calendars: November 6th (to benefit the Castleton VFW) December 4, 2016, January 8th, 2017, February 5, 2017, March 5, 2017, April 2, 2017 and the final breakfast of the season will be May 7, 2017.

 

Sunday, May 20, 2017  

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Greenbush Garden Club is offering grants in the amount of $250 to support school gardening programs and non- profit community youth organizations that are developing or currently maintaining a garden with the goal of developing children’s interest in horticulture. The grant program, garden therapy sessions with the residents of Van Rensselaer Manor, and community beautification projects at Fort Crailo and the American Legion Memorial Garden in Ben Piersall Park are all funded with the proceeds of the club’s annual plant sale. The sale will take place on Saturday May 20 at the Elks Club on Columbia Turnpike in East Greenbush, so please save the date. For more information on the grants and an application, please contact greenbushgardener@gmail.com or pick up the application at the garden club meeting on March 7 or April 4 at the East Greenbush Community Library.

 

 

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