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Tuesday, September 23, 2014  (6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.)
Education
Location: Valley Falls United Methodist Church, 16 State Street, Valley Falls.
Sponsor: The Valley Falls Library.
Description: BULLYING: How To Spot It and Stop It-A community Education Program for Parents. There will be two dates for this Program available. September 23 from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. and October 6, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. at the Valley Falls United Methodist Church.
Contact: For additional information please sign up at the Valley Falls Library or call 753-4230
Thursday, September 25, 2014  (7:30 p.m. - N/A)
Community Event
Sponsor: Hudson Valley Community College
Description: Wassa Pan Afrika Dance Ensemble Maureen Stapleton Theatre This elite group of traditional African dancers and drummers spreads a message of peace, unity and cheer through their electrifying dances and innovative rhythms. Tickets are $10 for the general public; free for Hudson Valley students, faculty.
Contact: For additional information please go to www.hvcc.edu/culture
Friday, September 26, 2014  (5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Sponsor: Rensselaer County Historical Society.
Description: Troy Night Out – Second & State Street Scavenger Hunt Friday, September 26, 2014 5pm to 8pm, Free Event Inspired by RCHS’s latest exhibit, At the Corner of Second & State: Where Troy’s History Intersects bring the whole family to participate in this fun scavenger hunt event.
Contact: For additional information, please call5 18-272-7232.
Friday, September 26, 2014  (See Description for Times)
Tours
Location: Geoff Benton, HSA
Crailo State Historic Site
9 ˝ Riverside Ave. Rensselaer, NY 12144
Description: May 14 is the opening day of Crailo State Historic Site’s 2014 season. Starting on May 14 and running through October 31, tours will be held Wednesday through Sunday at 11:00 am, 12:00, 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 and 4:00pm. Tours of Crailo last approximately an hour. Admission is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors and students, with children 12 and under free. Combination tickets with nearby Schuyler Mansion State Historic Site are available as well. Crailo’s Marketplace Museum shop is stocked with Dutch, Native American and 17th and 18th century related items. Crailo’s park is located on the Hudson River and provides an excellent picnic venue. Crailo is also a location on the NYS parks challenge geocache program.
Contact: For more information please visit www.nysparks.com or www.facebook.com/CrailoStateHistoricSite or call (518)463-8738
Friday, September 26, 2014  (various times)
64th Over The Mountain Horseback Ride
Location: Grafton Trail Riders Club
Trail Riders Way, Grafton 12052

9/26: 1:30 p.m.
9/27: 7:30 a.m.
9/28: 9:00 a.m.
Description: Friday- 2 hour ride, followed by pizza and campfire. Saturday- an all day ride through forests, logging roads, etc. The first half, about 3 hours is more challenging but riders can join group at the lunch stop for a less strenuous ride (about 3-4 hours) back to the clubhouse. Dinner is pig/chicken roast, followed by dancing with a DJ, and campfire. Group rides on Sunday morning. All activities and meals $80; $10 off if reserved by 7/31. Participants much provide own horses.
Contact: Phone or e-mail, or registration form available at the website listed below phone: 518-320-6108 e-mail: graftontrailriders@yahoo.com
Web Site: www.graftontrailriders.com
Saturday, September 27, 2014  (10:30 a.m.)
Fall Foliage Hike to Dickinson Fire Tower
Location: Parking Lot at the end of Long Pond Road
Grafton State Park, Grafton 12082
Description: Enjoy fall foliage on the Rensselaer Plateau and view of the Adirondacks, Green Mountains, and the Berkshires from atop the recently restored Dickinson Fire Tower. The trail has some fine areas for spotting animal tracks and massive boulders that children will enjoy perusing. Bring your binoculars to look for migrating hawks from the top of the tower. Participants are welcome to enjoy their lunch by the Fire Tower before returning along the trail in the afternoon. This is mostly over moderate terrain with a brief steep climb along the trail. Fire Tower has 80 steps to view at the top. This is a 3 mile hike and will take about 2.5 hours. This is not suitable for children under the age of 6. It is recommended that you were hiking boots and bring your own lunch.
Contact: Please register by 9/25 by phone or email phone: 518-279-1155; e-mail: Elizabeth.wagner@parks.ny.gov
Saturday, September 27, 2014  (10:30 a.m.)
History Walk-Second & State Streets
Location: Troy Waterfront Farmers' Market
290 River Street, Troy, New York 12180
Description: As part of our new exhibit, 'At the Corner of Second and State,' this tour highlights the historic events and dynamic architecture located around one intersection in the city's downtown. From the Underground Railroad to the Suffrage Movement, from Troy's firt high-rise apartment building to the internationally known Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, this tour awakes you to the history that exists on every corner. The tour leaves from the Troy Waterfront Farmers' Market Info Booth. It takes place downtown in an urban environment, where it is mostly sidewalks, with some slight inclines. This if $5 for non-members and Free to RCHS members. This is about 1.5 miles, with a duration of 1 hour. This event is not suitable for those under the age of 10. This is handicap accessible with most side walks having curb cuts.
Contact: phone: 518-272-7232; e-mail: ilenefrank@rchsonling.org
Saturday, September 27, 2014  (9 a.m.)
Hike to the Snow Hole and Beyond
Location: MA/NY Border, Petersburgh Pass
Route 2, Petersburgh 12138
Description: On this trip, we will hike from Petersburgh Pass to the Snow Hole,a nd just keep going! We will hike the north portion of the Taconic Crest Trail and descend steeply down Prosser Hollow in Petersburgh. The Snow Hole is a deep rock crevice where snow and ice often persist all year. Wear boots or sturdy shoes. Bring lunch, snacks, and plenty of water. This will be a moderately strenuous hike, averaging between 7 to 8 miles with a 1800' elevation drop. Wear boots or sturdy shoes. This is not suitable for children under the age of 14
Contact: Please register by 9/20 by contacting Nick Conrad by phone or e-mail. phone: 518-279-1963; e-mail: nbconrad@msn.com
Saturday, September 27, 2014  (No Time Given)
Car Show
Location: Berlin Fire House
11 Community Avenue, Berlin, New York 12022
Description: The Ninth Fabulous Fall Out Car Show! Vendors are being sought. Space is limited at a cost of $15.
Contact: For information, call Tena at 658-2294 or Shirley at 658-2893. There will be No Food Vendors
Saturday, September 27, 2014  (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)
Farmer’s Market
Location: 333 New York 351, Averill Park, NY, 12018
Description: The Poestenkill Farmers' Market & Craft Fair will be extending their market season to September 28th, every Saturday 9-12pm, at the Algonquin Middle School (front lawn) cors. of Rt. 66 & 351. Rain or Shine! Local vendors will be selling quality baked goods, fruits & vegetables, artisan breads, jams, jellies, fresh eggs, maple syrup, handmade soaps, plants and homemade crafts! Come join them and help support your local businesses.
Contact: For additional information, please call (518) 283-4990.
Saturday, September 27, 2014  (N/A)
Community Event
Description: The Ninth Fabulous Fall Out Car Show will be held Sept. 27 at the Berlin Fire House, 11 Community Ave., Berlin. Vendors are being sought. Space is limited at a cost of $15. For information, call Tena at 658-2294 or Shirley at 658-2893. No food vendors.
Saturday, September 27, 2014  (9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Goold Orchards is located off Route 150 in the Town of Schodack, NY
Description: CRNA-Orientating and Paintball Biathalon.
Contact: For additional information, please call Phone: 518-732-7317.
Saturday, September 27, 2014  (8:00 p.m. - N/A)
Music & Entertainment
Location: Sand Lake Center for the Arts
2880 NY 43, Averill Park, NY
˝ mile east of the blinking light
in Averill Park,
Description: Mopco’s mission: To Make Stuff Up, with the help of their wonderful audience, in every great venue in the area. Mopco shows consist of improvised scenes, games, and songs, all based on audience suggestion, and sometimes with the onstage help of willing audience volunteers. Reservations can be made online or by calling 518-674-2007. Tickets are $16, $10 for youth under 18.
Saturday, September 27, 2014  (10:30 a.m. - N/A)
Community Event
Location: Parking Lot at end of Long Pond Road
Grafton State Park
Grafton , NY , 12082
Description: Hudson River Valley Ramble- Enjoy fall foliage on the Rensselaer Plateau and a view to the Adirondacks, Green Mountains of Vermont, and the Berkshires of Massachusetts from atop the recently restored Dickinson Fire Tower. The trail has some fine areas for spotting animal tracks and massive boulders that children will enjoy perusing. Bring your binoculars to look for migrating hawks from the top of the tower. Participants are welcome to enjoy their lunch by the Fire Tower before returning along the trail in the afternoon.
Contact: For additional information, please call 518-279-1155.
Saturday, September 27, 2014  (10:00 a.m. - N/A)
Community Event
Description: Brunswick Historical Society HISTORIC LOCKS: CANAL BOAT & WALKING TOUR – Saturday, September 27, 2014 As part of the 15th Annual Hudson River Valley Ramble (Troy, August 31, 2014 …) The Brunswick Historical Society is offering a special event as part of the 15th Annual Hudson River Valley Ramble. The Ramble features more than 200 events hosted by more than 150 organizations from the Capital Region to New York City. For a complete listing of events, visit www.hudsonrivervalleyramble.com. As part of the Ramble, the Brunswick Historical Society will offer Historic Locks: Canal Boat & Walking Tour on Saturday, September 27, 2014. Two tours will be offered: at 10 a.m. and again at noon, led by Captain Richard Powell and his team at the Erie-Champlain Canal Boat Company. Space per tour is limited; reservations are required by September 20. (Rain date is Sunday, Sept. 28, tour times remain the same). Cost: $15.00 per person. Reservations confirmed ONLY when payment has been received – please call Program Chair Phyllis Harrison at (518) 279 – 9775 for details. Participants meet at the Waterford Harbor Visitors Center. The Brunswick Historical Society, located at 605 Brunswick Road, Troy. Open to the public Wednesday, 1–3 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and by appointment year round.
Saturday, September 27, 2014  (10:00 a.m. - N/A)
Community Event
Location: Grafton Lakes State Park.
Description: Fall Foliage Hike to the Fire Tower at 10:30AM. Pack a lunch and join them for a 3 mile round trip hike to the Dickinson Hill Fire Tower. They will break for lunch and a view before returning around 1pm. Please call to pre-register: 279-1155. This hike is part of the region-wide Hudson River Ramble. Meets at parking lot at end of North Long Pond Road, Grafton, NY.
Contact: For additional information, please call 279-1155.
Saturday, September 27, 2014  (10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.)
Community Event-Health & Wellness
Description: Turn in your unused or expired medication for safe disposal Saturday, September 27th from 10 am to 2 pm. Proper disposal of unused prescription and over-the-counter medications is important to protect both people and the environment. Unused prescription and over-the-counter medications that remain in the home can cause serious harm to people if they are taken accidently, intentionally misused or inappropriately given to someone else. Studies show that a majority of abused prescription drugs are obtained from family and friends, including the home medicine cabinet. Unused medications that are flushed down the toilet or poured down the sink can enter the water supply, harming fish and other wildlife and posing a potential risk to people. Collection Sites in Rensselaer County EAST GREENBUSH Police Department 225 COLUMBIA TURNPIKE RENSSELAER, NY SCHODACK Police Department 1797 COLUMBIA TURNPIKE RENSSELAER, NY VILLAGE OF HOOSICK FALLS Police Department 29 MAIN STREET HOOSICK FALLS, NY
Saturday, September 27, 2014  (10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Description: NATIONAL PRESCRIPTION DRUG TAKE-BACK DAY: Turn in your unused or expired medication for safe disposal Saturday, September 27th from 10 am to 2 pm. Proper disposal of unused prescription and over-the-counter medications is important to protect both people and the environment. Unused prescription and over-the-counter medications that remain in the home can cause serious harm to people if they are taken accidently, intentionally misused or inappropriately given to someone else. Studies show that a majority of abused prescription drugs are obtained from family and friends, including the home medicine cabinet. Unused medications that are flushed down the toilet or poured down the sink can enter the water supply, harming fish and other wildlife and posing a potential risk to people. Collection Sites In Rensselaer County: EAST GREENBUSH, Police Department, 225 COLUMBIA TURNPIKES RENSSELAER, NY, SCHODACK Police Department, 1797 COLUMBIA TURNPIKE RENSSELAER, NY, VILLAGE OF HOOSICK FALLS, Police Department, 29 MAIN STREET, HOOSICK FALLS, NY, CITY OF TROY Police Department, 55 State Street Troy, NY, and the Rensselaer County Sheriff at the West Sand Lake Fire Department, 697 Rte. 43 , West Sand Lake, N.Y. Do not bring hazardous wastes, sharps such as used needles, or illegal drugs.
Contact: For more information or for additional collections sites go to: http://www.justice.gov/dea
Thursday, October 02, 2014  (12:00 Noon - N/A)
Community Event
Location: Hudson Valley Community College, Bulmer Telecommunications Center Auditorium.
Description: Duo Marchand: Eliza is the Fairest Queen Taking their name from a family of court musicians that flourished in 17th-century France, the Duo Marchand performs music and songs from the Renaissance and from the plays of Shakespeare on lute and harp. It has been said that soprano and historical harpist Marcia Young and lutenist Andy Rutherford play ancient tunes preserved for the 21st-century ear. Free and open to the public.
Contact: For additional information, please go to www.hvcc.edu/culture
Thursday, October 02, 2014  (5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Oakwood Cemetery-286 Oakwood Avenue, Troy
Description: 13th ANNUAL EVENING AT THE EARL: $65.pp HERE’S YOUR CHANCE TO PARTY INSIDE A NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK! This year’s benefit for the Oakwood Restoration Fund will be kicking off the celebration of the Chapel’s 125th Anniversary.
Contact: For additional information, please call 1-800-556-6273.
Saturday, October 04, 2014  (10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Goold Orchards is located off Route 150 in the Town of Schodack, NY
Description: Johnny Appleseed's Birthday Bash.
Contact: For additional information, please call Phone: 518-732-7317.
Saturday, October 04, 2014  (5:00 p.m. - N/A)
Community Event
Description: Join them to Celebrate German-American Day at the Troy Germania Hall honoring Peter Schmidt, Hilda Schmidt & Paul Schmidt. Dancing at 7:30 p.m. with John Deane. $28.00 includes, Dinner plus Domestic Beer, Wine and Soda.
Contact: Fro additional information, please call Helmut Reihs at 283-5254.
Saturday, October 04, 2014  (11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.)
Festival
Location: Vanderheyden
614 Cooper Hill Road
Wynantskill
Description: Vanderheyden's Community Fall Festival featuring lunch by OutBack Steakhouse. Pre-purchase lunch tickets for $15 for adults/$5 for kids under 12 at www.vanderheyden.org. Tickets also available at the event. Serving wings steak, chicken, mashed potatoes, green beans, salad and bread. There will also be vendors and children's activities. Pony rides, face painting, pumpkin painting, petting zoo, bouncy bounce, DJ, games and more.
Contact: For additional information, please call (518) 874-4901.
Saturday, October 04, 2014  (Time TBA)
Community Event
Location: Grafton Lakes State Park.
Description: Autumn Trails Day and Lunch with the Friends of Grafton Lakes State Park 9am-12pm. Help us improve the Long Pond trail and then enjoy a complimentary lunch with Friends board member Chris Roe. Please RSVP (279-1155) by Thursday, October 2 so we have enough food for our participants. Meets at Long Pond beach with lunch to follow at park office.
Contact: For additional information, please call 279-1155.
Sunday, October 05, 2014  (11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Description: Veterans Hall Open House at the Schaghticoke Fairgrounds. Open to the Public! All are Welcome! Call Jody for more information (518) 859-2988 or Lorraine at 753-6936
Sunday, October 05, 2014  (11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Description: Veterans Hall Open House at the Schaghticoke Fairgrounds. Veterans Hall is a Salute to Veterans Past and Present. Many fairgoers have visited Veterans Hall or have come to an Open House to pay tribute to our veterans and say thank you. Everyone knows and loves a veteran and many come to share that connection. Some come to see a picture, a clipping or perhaps an item donated by family or a friend that served our country. Veterans Hall honors all veterans. In addition they are compiling a list of veteran’s names from Rensselaer County. New this year will be the inclusion of names from Saratoga and Washington Counties. This will be an ongoing objective for years to come. Getting your veteran’s name on the list is free, easy and a good way to ensure his/her service will be remembered. Come and share some time with them at the Veterans Hall. This event if free of charge. Open to the Public! All are Welcome!
Contact: Call Jody for more information (518) 859-2988 or Lorraine at 753-6936
Sunday, October 05, 2014  (12:00 Noon - 3:00 p.m.)
Community Event/Fundraiser
Location: The Italian Community Center, 1450 Fifth Avenue Ave., Troy
Description: The Ninth Annual Empty Bowls to benefit local food pantries and programs will be held on Oct. 5, from noon to 3 p.m. at the Italian Community Center, 1450 Fifth Ave., Troy. Presale tickets, $15, are available at the following Troy businesses: Northeast Ceramic Supply, 10 Monroe St.; 3rd Street Potters, 3 Third Street; and The Broken Mold, 284 River Street. Make checks payable to Collar City Clay Guild. Admission at the door is $20. For more information, e-mail Beth Joslin at ebp.bowls@gmail.com.
Sunday, October 05, 2014  (9:00 a.m. - N/A)
Community Event/Fundraiser
Description: The East Greenbush Fire Company will hold its 20th annual Golf Outing and Bake on Oct. 5. Registration/Check in begins at 9 a.m. at Winding Brook Country Club, followed by a shot gun start at 10 a.m. Lunch will be served on the turn. The Outing/Bake will take place at the pavilion located at East Greenbush Fire Dept. headquarters at 68 Phillips Rd beginning at 3:30 p.m. Donation of $95 includes greens fees, golf cart, gifts, refreshments at Winding Brook Country Club, and admission to the bake. Tickets for the Outing/Bake only are also available for $35 per person. Proceeds will offset EGFD’s operating expenses. Reservations required, first come first serve. For information or to RSVP, call Tim Boel at 858-2332 or Mike Benson at 477-7496 or mbenson17@gmail.com
Monday, October 06, 2014  (7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.)
Education
Location: Valley Falls United Methodist Church, 16 State Street, Valley Falls.
Sponsor: The Valley Falls Library.
Description: BULLYING: How To Spot It and Stop It-A community Education Program for Parents. There will be two dates for this Program available. September 23 from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. and October 6, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. at the Valley Falls United Methodist Church.
Contact: For additional information please sign up at the Valley Falls Library or call 753-4230
Tuesday, October 07, 2014  (6:30 p.m. - N/A)
Community Event
Description: The Greenbush Garden Club will meet Tuesday, October 7th at 6:30 PM at the East Greenbush Library. The topic will be Amulets and Talismans and will be presented by Master Gardener Keith Austin. All are welcome.
Friday, October 10, 2014  (10:30 a.m. - N/A)
Community Event
Location: Grafton Lakes State Park.
Description: Outdoor Tykes at 10:30am. Bring out the toddlers and preK kids for some fun in the outdoors. This free program will give you ideas for how to play with your child in nature’s playground, and you’ll see how much they love to explore! Pre-register: 279-1155. Meets at Long Pond beach
Contact: For additional information, please call 279-1155.
Saturday, October 11, 2014  (1:00 p.m. - N/A)
Community Event
Location: Grafton Lakes State Park.
Description: Be Prepared! Hug-a-Tree and Great Northeast Shakeout Trainings at 1pm. What should your child do if they’re lost in the woods? And how about if the Northeast gets an earthquake? (It’s not as farfetched as you think!) Please pre-register by calling park office: 279-1155. Scout troops welcome. Meets at Park Office.
Contact: For additional information, please call 279-1155.
Saturday, October 11, 2014  (9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.)
Festival
Location: Goold Orchards is located off Route 150 in the Town of Schodack, NY
Description: Goold Apple Festival & Craft Show.
Contact: For additional information, please call Phone: 518-732-7317.
Saturday, October 11, 2014  (9:00 a.m. 12:00 Noon)
Community Event
Location: Oakwood Cemetery, 186 Oakwood Avenue, Troy.
Description: What’s Inside There? Family Mausoleums: $12.00 pp Walking/Driving Tour.
Contact: For additional information, please call 1-800-556-6273.
Sunday, October 12, 2014  (N/A)
Community Event
Description: Troy Chowderfest!!
Sunday, October 12, 2014  (9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.)
Festival
Location: Goold Orchards is located off Route 150 in the Town of Schodack, NY
Description: Goold Apple Festival & Craft Show.
Contact: For additional information, please call Phone: 518-732-7317.
Tuesday, October 14, 2014  (7 p.m.)
Book Group
Location: 4118 Brunswick Road
Description: The Brunswick Community Library Evening Book Group meets every second Tuesday of the month at the library. The group will discuss "Canal Water and Whiskey" by Marvin Rapp.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014  (7:00 p.m. - N/A)
Community Event
Location: Grafton Lakes State Park.
Description: 5 Wed- Trail Advisory Meeting at 7pm. Maintaining over 25 miles of trails takes the volunteering and enthusiasm of many people, so come lend a hand at our trail advisory meeting. New park map will be shared! Meets at Park Office.
Contact: For additional information, please call 279-1155.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014  (7:30 p.m. - N/A)
Community Event
Location: Grafton Lakes State Park.
Description: Enjoy a free tour of the night sky with Albany Area Astronomers. Call Bernard to confirm as cloudy skies may cancel: 658-9144. Rain date: Saturday 10/18 at 7:30pm. Please use Winter Entrance and follow signs to program.
Contact: For additional information, please call 279-1155.
Saturday, October 18, 2014  (10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Goold Orchards is located off Route 150 in the Town of Schodack, NY
Description: 9th Annual Sweet Cider Flow 5K
Contact: For additional information, please call Phone: 518-732-7317.
Sunday, October 19, 2014  (2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Goold Orchards is located off Route 150 in the Town of Schodack, NY
Description: Halloween Pets on Parade. Registration begins at 2:00 p.m. - Parade starts at 3:00 p.m.
Contact: For additional information, please call Phone: 518-732-7317.
Saturday, October 25, 2014  (4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Grafton Lakes State Park.
Description: Trick or Treat Nature Trail from 4-7pm. Meet forest critters along a trail lit by jackolanterns. This event has become a family tradition for many locals so come join us again or for the first time! $3/person or $10/family. Pre-registration for a time slot is required: 279-1155. Meets at Shaver Pond Center, 194 Shaver Pond Road, Grafton, NY.
Thursday, October 30, 2014  (12:00 Noon - N/A)
Community Event
Location: Hudson Valley Community College, Bulmer Telecommunications Center Auditorium.
Description: Vaccaro Puerto Rican vocalist Taina Asili and Sicilian guitarist Gaetano Vaccaro perform an energetic fusion of old and new reggae, rock, Afro-Latin and related musical styles with an underlying theme of social change. Free and open to the public.
Contact: For additional information, please go to www.hvcc.edu/culture
Friday, October 31, 2014  (See Description for Times)
Tours
Location: Geoff Benton, HSA
Crailo State Historic Site
9 ˝ Riverside Ave. Rensselaer, NY 12144
Description: May 14 is the opening day of Crailo State Historic Site’s 2014 season. Starting on May 14 and running through October 31, tours will be held Wednesday through Sunday at 11:00 am, 12:00, 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 and 4:00pm. Tours of Crailo last approximately an hour. Admission is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors and students, with children 12 and under free. Combination tickets with nearby Schuyler Mansion State Historic Site are available as well. Crailo’s Marketplace Museum shop is stocked with Dutch, Native American and 17th and 18th century related items. Crailo’s park is located on the Hudson River and provides an excellent picnic venue. Crailo is also a location on the NYS parks challenge geocache program.
Contact: For more information please visit www.nysparks.com or www.facebook.com/CrailoStateHistoricSite or call (518)463-8738
Friday, October 31, 2014  (5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Dowtown Troy.
Description: TROY NY – Enjoy an evening of art and culture in Downtown Troy NY on the last Friday of every month, officially known as Troy Night Out. The streets are busier than usual for this event as the evening draws over 1,000 locals and visitors alike to get a true taste of the arts and take advantage of everything Troy, New York has to offer! But the fun doesn't stop at 9:00 pm! Many downtown eateries and bars offer a place for people to gather and continue to enjoy the night. There are a variety of venues who participate in Troy Night Out each month.
Web Site: www.troynightout.org
Sunday, November 09, 2014  (8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.)
Community Event
Sponsor: Hon. Kathleen M. Jimino, Rensselaer County Executive And The Rensselaer County Veterans Service Agency
Description: HONORING THOSE WHO SERVED! A SALUTE TO VETERANS: 16TH Annual Veterans Breakfast, Noontime Medal Presentation Ceremony Free Breakfast at the Veterans of Lansingburgh, 777 1st Avenue, North Troy, New York. Free To All Veterans & Immediate Family Members. Welcoming Families Of Those Who Are Serving, And Those Who Have Served In Current Or Past Conflicts.
Contact: For more information, please call 270-2760,
Tuesday, November 11, 2014  (Community Event)
7:00 p.m. - N/A
Description: The Brunswick Community Library Evening Book Group meets at 7 p.m. every second Tuesday of the month at the Library, 4118 Brunswick Road. The group will discuss “The Goldfinch” by Donna Tartt on Nov. 11.
Tuesday, November 11, 2014  (7 p.m.)
Book Group
Location: 4118 Brunswick Road
Description: The Brunswick Community Library Evening Book Group meets every second Tuesday of the month at the library. The group will discuss "The Goldfinch" by Donna Tartt
Thursday, November 13, 2014  (12:00 Noon - N/A)
Community Event
Location: Hudson Valley Community College, Bulmer Telecommunications Center Auditorium.
Description: Ensemble Congeros-Known for their commitment to rhythm and the drum as a central medium of communication – and inspired by the social and religious music of Cuban Congeros – Ensemble Congeros is a group of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute alumni and students led by founder and artistic director Eddie Ade Knowles, who is also an accomplished musician and professor of practice in RPI’s Department of the Arts. Free and open to the public.
Contact: For additional information, please go to www.hvcc.edu/culture
Friday, November 28, 2014  (5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Dowtown Troy.
Description: TROY NY – Enjoy an evening of art and culture in Downtown Troy NY on the last Friday of every month, officially known as Troy Night Out. The streets are busier than usual for this event as the evening draws over 1,000 locals and visitors alike to get a true taste of the arts and take advantage of everything Troy, New York has to offer! But the fun doesn't stop at 9:00 pm! Many downtown eateries and bars offer a place for people to gather and continue to enjoy the night. There are a variety of venues who participate in Troy Night Out each month.
Web Site: www.troynightout.org
Thursday, December 04, 2014  (12:00 Noon- 5:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Description: Enjoy a holiday tradition as the Van Rensselaer Garden Club transforms twelve rooms of the 1827 Federal-style Hart-Cluett House into a unique holiday display.
Saturday, December 06, 2014  (12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Crailo State Historic Site & Friends of Fort Crailo
9 ˝ Riverside Avenue
Rensselaer, NY 12144
Description: St. Nicholas Day: Meet Sinterklaas, the Dutch St. Nicholas, who will be stopping by to see if you’ve been good or bad this year!. Crailo’s Marketplace Museum Shop will be offering unique gifts for the holidays. There will be crafts for the kids and refreshments by a crackling fire. The museum will be open for self-guided tours. Cailo State Historic Site and the Friends of Fort Crailo present
Contact: For additional information, please call (518) 463-8738.
Sunday, December 07, 2014  (11:00 A.M.- 5:00 P.M.)
Community Event
Location: Downtown Troy.
Description: Troy Victorian Stroll.
Contact: For additional information, please call the Rensselaer County Regional Chamber at 518-274-7020
Web Site: http://www.victorianstroll.com
Tuesday, December 09, 2014  (7 p.m.)
Book Group
Location: 4118 Brunswick Road
Description: The Brunswick Community Library Evening Book Group meets every second Tuesday of the month at the library. The group will discuss "The Light in the Ruins" by Chris Bohjalian
Tuesday, December 09, 2014  (7:00 p.m. - N/A)
Community Event
Description: The Brunswick Community Library Evening Book Group meets at 7 p.m. every second Tuesday of the month at the Library, 4118 Brunswick Road. The group will discuss “The Light in the Ruins” by Chris Bohjalian on Dec. 9.
Saturday, December 13, 2014  (1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.)
Comunity Event
Location: Oakwood Cemetery, 186 Oakwood Avenue, Troy.
Description: Snow Date: Sunday Dec. 14 Christmas Concert & Sing Along $10.00/Adults - Children under 12 Free. Refreshments/Santa
Contact: For additional information, please call 1-800-556-6273.
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