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Saturday, February 6, 2016  (9:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m.)
Farmer’s Market
Description: Winter Market Begins! Winter Market begins November 7th! We're located in the Troy Atrium in downtown Troy from 9 am to 2pm each Saturday. Over 70 vendors each week to bring you fresh and local products.
Saturday, February 6, 2016  (8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.)
Community Event
Description: ALL YOU CAN EAT BREAKFAST: The Poestenkill Christian Church, 721 Snyder’s Corners Rd., Poestenkill, will have its monthly All You Can Eat Breakfast on Saturday, February 6, from 8 - 11 a.m. Cost is $7 for adults and $3.50 for children under 10. Menu includes eggs, sausage, bacon, toast, home fries, pancakes, french toast, juice, coffee or tea.
Saturday, February 6, 2016  (8:00 p.m. - N/A)
Music & Entertainment
Description: SAND LAKE CENTER FOR THE ARTS: What will happen when an anxious young black man, an old German immigrant and a pregnant white teenager are thrown together on a strange, dark, fateful night in Brooklyn? Join Soul Rebel Performance Troupe along with The Sand Lake Center for the Arts as they bring you “Slow Dance on the Killing Ground,” a play by William Hanley, with special permission by Dramatists Play Service. Directed by John-Remy Monnay. Performances on Feb 4, 5, and 6 at 8pm, and Feb 7 at 2:30pm. at Sand Lake Center for the Arts, 2880 NY43, Averill Park. Tickets are $18 adults. Prepaid reservations can be made at www.slca-ctp.org or call 674-2007.
Saturday, February 6, 2016  (3:00 p.m. - N/A)
Community Event/Fundraiser
Description: The Fraternal Order of Eagles, 851 Broadway, is having a fundraiser for a police officer to raise money for medical bills and loss of income on Saturday. Officer Joe Terry is suffering from kidney failure. The event begins at 3 p.m. and includes a ziti dinner, music, auction and a raffle. Tickets are $10 per person, $9 for senior citizens. Deliveries can be made to senior housing.
Saturday, February 6, 2016  (4:30 p.m. - N/A)
Community Event
Description: The North Hoosick Fire Department will be sponsoring a benefit spaghetti & meatball dinner at the fire station on Rt. 22. This dinner is being held for Lenny Austin who was seriously injured in a farming accident. Tickets are $10 and under. Take outs are available. Donations may be made to the family through the fire department.
Contact: For additional information, please call 378-4538.
Sunday, February 7, 2016  (3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Description: Chicken BBQ at the Schaghticoke Presbyterian Church, 145 Main Street, Schaghticoke. The cost is $13.
Contact: For additional information, please call Sylvia at 753-4545
Sunday, February 7, 2016  (1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Dyken Pond Environmental Education Center
475 Dyken Pond Road
Cropseyville, New York 12052
Description: in February every Thursday for a wintry trek in the woods at Dyken Pond Center. From 1pm-3pm we will ski, snowshoe or hike about 2 miles depending on weather conditions. Please check our outgoing voice mail for updated conditions each week and for possible cancellations. This program is free and for all ages. Snowshoe rentals are available at the Center for $5.
Contact: For additional information, please call 518 658-2055.
Web Site: www.dykenpond.org
Sunday, February 7, 2016  (2:30 p.m.)
Music & Entertainment
Description: SAND LAKE CENTER FOR THE ARTS: What will happen when an anxious young black man, an old German immigrant and a pregnant white teenager are thrown together on a strange, dark, fateful night in Brooklyn? Join Soul Rebel Performance Troupe along with The Sand Lake Center for the Arts as they bring you “Slow Dance on the Killing Ground,” a play by William Hanley, with special permission by Dramatists Play Service. Directed by John-Remy Monnay. Performances on Feb 4, 5, and 6 at 8pm, and Feb 7 at 2:30pm. at Sand Lake Center for the Arts, 2880 NY43, Averill Park. Tickets are $18 adults. Prepaid reservations can be made at www.slca-ctp.org or call 674-2007.
Sunday, February 7, 2016  (3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Description: SUPER BOWL SUNDAY CHICKEN BBQ: February 7, 3: p.m. to 6 p.m., chicken barbeque at Schaghticoke Presbyterian Church, 145 Main Street, Schaghticoke. $. Call Sylvia 753-4545 for reservations.
Sunday, February 7, 2016  (8:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon)
Community Event
Description: The Castleton Fire Company located at 11 Green Avenue, Castleton, will be holding Sunday Breakfast from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon. +The breakfast will be held on the 1st Sunday of each Month through May, 2016.
Sunday, February 7, 2016  (8:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon)
Community Event
Description: The Castleton Fire Company located at 11 Green Avenue, Castleton, will be holding Sunday Breakfast from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon. +The breakfast will be held on the 1st Sunday of each Month through May, 2016. Adults/$8, Seniors/$7, Children ages 5-10/$5, and children under 5 are free.
Monday, February 8, 2016  (8:30 a.m. - N/A)
Veterans
Description: HONORING DECEASED VETERANS: The Rensselaer County Honor a Deceased Veteran Program will be honoring Mr. Stanton Burdick at this month’s ceremony to be held on February 8 at [8:30 a.m.] in the Legislative Chambers, Third Floor of the County Office Bldg. located at 1600 Seventh Avenue, Troy. Stanton proudly served in the United States Army during the Korean War. After the war Stanton married and raised a family, residing in his home on the hill in Grafton. He worked for Perkin’s Tree Service and Rifenberg Construction before starting a mechanical career with Hedley Cadillac & Oldsmobile that spanned 38 years. Stanton was a member of the Grafton Fire Department, The Grafton VFW Post 6340 and The Odd Fellow Lodge in Brunswick.
Contact: For more information call the Rensselaer County Veterans Service Agency at 270-2760.
Monday, February 8, 2016  (5:45 p.m. - N/A)
Zumba Classes
Location: Lansingburgh Branch is located at 27 114th Street, Troy.
Description: The Troy Public Library's Lansingburgh Branch in conjunction with the Troy YMCA, will offer Zumba Fitness classes on Mondays through February 8, 2016. This program is free and open to the public. You may register for one class or all six. Please make reservations by calling the library at 235-5310.
Tuesday, February 9, 2016  (5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Description: Trinity Church Lansingburgh located at 585 4th Avenue in North Troy will sponsor their annual Pancake and Sausage Supper. Tickets are available by calling 237-7831.
Tuesday, February 9, 2016  (12:00 Noon)
Music
Location: Troy Savings Bank, Troy
Description: Troy Savings Bank Music Hall Presents Music at Noon: Bring your lunch! Riverstone-Classical Quartet
Tuesday, February 9, 2016  (10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Dyken Pond Environmental Education Center
475 Dyken Pond Road
Cropseyville, New York 12052
Description: “Meet the Neighbors” Wildlife tracking walk with Dan Yacobellis on our newly acquired parcel. See which animals live here and what they’re doing at Newcomb Pond. 10am -3pm $20 ; $15 members Pre-registration required.
Contact: For additional information, please call 518 658-2055.
Web Site: www.dykenpond.org
Friday, February 12, 2016  (7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Pats Barn
Pat's Barn at Rensselaer Technology Park, Troy
Description: Unity House will honor one its founders amount other longtime supporters during its annual gala next month. Mary Jane Smith along with Frank Pitts and the Howard & Bush Foundation, will be recognized for their commitment to community service at the I Love Unity House Gala. Cocktails, Food, Dancing and a Silent Auction.
Contact: For additional information or reservations, please call 274-2607, ext.4139.
Friday, February 12, 2016  (5:30 p.m. - N/A)
Community Event
Location: 665 Brunswick Road, Troy.
Description: The Brunswick Elks Lodge #2556 is hosting Get Sweet with Elvis Dinner and show featuring a live performance with award winning tribute artist Drew Polsun as Elvis! Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the performance begins at 7:00 p.m. Dinner will be served at 6:00 p.m. and will be buffet style. Ticket prices are as follows: Dinner & Show $30 per person. Show only $20.00 per person. Seats are limited. All proceeds to benefit their Charity Fund.
Saturday, February 13, 2016  (10:00 a.m. - N/A)
Community Event
Description: While the Winter Fest is still on January 23rd, the ice fishing portion of the event has been delayed to February 13th due to unsafe ice conditions. That will be a free fishing weekend, meaning no license required, so let your friends and family know! The annual ice fishing contest draws several hundred anglers and will run from 5:30am-3pm on all the ponds in the park except White Lily. Participants can register starting at 5:30am until 11am the morning of the event at the park’s pole barn. A $10 entry fee for adults 16 and older is required to participate in the fishing tournament. All 1st place adult winners will receive a large cash prize this year, awarded for the longest length catch of Trout, Walleye/Chain Pickerel and Yellow Perch. Children may enter at no charge and winning entries will receive gift certificates and other prizes. Please remember that all participants 16 and older.
Contact: Please call 279-1155 for more information.
Saturday, February 13, 2016  (9:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m.)
Farmer’s Market
Description: Winter Market Begins! Winter Market begins November 7th! We're located in the Troy Atrium in downtown Troy from 9 am to 2pm each Saturday. Over 70 vendors each week to bring you fresh and local products.
Sunday, February 14, 2016  (1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Dyken Pond Environmental Education Center
475 Dyken Pond Road
Cropseyville, New York 12052
Description: in February every Thursday for a wintry trek in the woods at Dyken Pond Center. From 1pm-3pm we will ski, snowshoe or hike about 2 miles depending on weather conditions. Please check our outgoing voice mail for updated conditions each week and for possible cancellations. This program is free and for all ages. Snowshoe rentals are available at the Center for $5.
Contact: For additional information, please call 518 658-2055.
Web Site: www.dykenpond.org
Sunday, February 14, 2016  (8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.)
Community Eent
Description: The Ladies Auxiliary from Valley Falls VFW Post 1938 located on Poplar Avenue is having their Monthly Breakfast. Cost children, 5-12 $4 adults 13 and up $8.
Tuesday, February 16, 2016  (1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Dyken Pond Environmental Education Center
475 Dyken Pond Road
Cropseyville, New York 12052
Description: Winter Fun! School vacation program for kids of all ages. Come out to the Center for snowshoeing, wildlife tracking and exploring nature. Let’s get outside, play games and take a hike! 1 – 3pm. Free.
Contact: For additional information, please call 518 658-2055.
Web Site: www.dykenpond.org
Tuesday, February 16, 2016  (1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Grafton Lakes State Park
Description: Learn how to read some of the clues your wild neighbors leave behind. What has the squirrel in your backyard been doing and are those your dog's tracks or maybe a fox coming for a visit. Indoor activity followed by outdoor exploration, seeking out tracks and sign. Please pre-register at 279-1155.
Thursday, February 18, 2016  (1:00 p.m. - N/A)
Community Event
Description: Winter Survival Kills in the Snow. Always come prepared when you go into the forest, but it's a good idea to know what to do if you had to face the elements overnight tool. This program blends practical safety information with fun activities. Fort building and fire making will be part of this outdoor afternoon. To pre-register at 279-1155
Thursday, February 18, 2016  (10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Crailo State Historic Site
9 Riverside Avenue
Renssselear
Description: Crailo State Historic Site will be offering Winter Delights. Colonial Chocolate and Games for children, their parents and anyone interested in historic chocolate and entertainment. The cost is $3 per child, parents or guardians accompanying them will be free The Museum will be open for self-guided tours and the Marketplace Museum Shop will e open for browsing.
Thursday, February 18, 2016  (12:00 Noon- N/A)
Music & Entertainment
Location: McManus Center (Old St. John's School Building) at the corner of East and Herrick Streets in the City of Rensselaer.
Description: For those who are fans of Elvis Presley, come to the Rensselaer County, Rensselaer Senior Center for their concert featuring Donny "Elvis" Romines on February 18th. This concert will follow their lunch.
Contact: For additional information, please call 463-2166.
Saturday, February 20, 2016  (9:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m.)
Farmer’s Market
Description: Winter Market Begins! Winter Market begins November 7th! We're located in the Troy Atrium in downtown Troy from 9 am to 2pm each Saturday. Over 70 vendors each week to bring you fresh and local products.
Saturday, February 20, 2016  (11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: East Campus Athletic Village
Troy, New York
Description: RPI's Annual Winter Carnival. This year's theme is Polar Beardise. The Winter Carnival is an annual festival featuring a series of winter themed activities and games. This includes ice skating, food, live music performances by Renssselear student groups and much fore.
Saturday, February 20, 2016  (6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Dyken Pond Environmental Education Center
475 Dyken Pond Road
Cropseyville, New York 12052
Description: Almost Full Snow Moon Trek. We will cover about two miles under the natural light of the moon either on snowshoes or nordic skis depending on conditions. Please check conditions before venturing out and for possible cancellation. 6:30 – 8:30 pm. FREE
Contact: For additional information, please call 518 658-2055.
Web Site: www.dykenpond.org
Sunday, February 21, 2016  (9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Dyken Pond Environmental Education Center
475 Dyken Pond Road
Cropseyville, New York 12052
Description: Sunday, Feb. 21 “Predators and Prey” Wildlife tracking with Dan Yacobellis: 9am -3:30pm $20; $15 members Pre-registration required.
Contact: For additional information, please call 518 658-2055.
Web Site: www.dykenpond.org
Sunday, February 21, 2016  (1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Dyken Pond Environmental Education Center
475 Dyken Pond Road
Cropseyville, New York 12052
Description: in February every Thursday for a wintry trek in the woods at Dyken Pond Center. From 1pm-3pm we will ski, snowshoe or hike about 2 miles depending on weather conditions. Please check our outgoing voice mail for updated conditions each week and for possible cancellations. This program is free and for all ages. Snowshoe rentals are available at the Center for $5.
Contact: For additional information, please call 518 658-2055.
Web Site: www.dykenpond.org
Sunday, February 21, 2016  (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon)
Community Event
Description: VFW Post 7338 Monthly Breakfast - 100 Hays Rd, East Greenbush. Price is $9.00 for Adults, children 6 to 12 $5.00, Children under 5 Free.
Friday, February 26, 2016  (5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: downtown Troy.
Description: This month's Troy Night out is in honor of our 10th Birthday! Their first TNO was in February of 2006, and this month they are celebrating the success of this monthly festival. Join them in their celebration, while also honoring Louis Comfort Tiffany, the creator of the infamous Tiffany window which are beautifully displayed around our city.
Saturday, February 27, 2016  (9:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m.)
Farmer’s Market
Description: Winter Market Begins! Winter Market begins November 7th! We're located in the Troy Atrium in downtown Troy from 9 am to 2pm each Saturday. Over 70 vendors each week to bring you fresh and local products.
Sunday, February 28, 2016  (1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Dyken Pond Environmental Education Center
475 Dyken Pond Road
Cropseyville, New York 12052
Description: in February every Thursday for a wintry trek in the woods at Dyken Pond Center. From 1pm-3pm we will ski, snowshoe or hike about 2 miles depending on weather conditions. Please check our outgoing voice mail for updated conditions each week and for possible cancellations. This program is free and for all ages. Snowshoe rentals are available at the Center for $5.
Contact: For additional information, please call 518 658-2055.
Web Site: www.dykenpond.org
Wednesday, March 2, 2016  (See Below)
Ice Skating
Sponsor: Hudson Valley Community College
Description: Public Ice Skating at the Conway Ice Rink (Oct. 31, 2015 - March 6, 2016) Monday - Friday Noon - 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday 4 - 6:15 p.m. Please note: If classes are cancelled, public ice skating will be closed. Free Admission Opening Weekend Saturday, Oct. 31 and Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015 Closed The rink is closed Thursday, Nov. 26; Thursday, Dec. 24; Friday, Dec. 25; Thursday, Dec. 31; and Friday, Jan. 1, 2016. Special Hours Extended holiday hours are noon to 2 p.m. and 4 to 6:15 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 28; Tuesday, Dec. 29; and Wednesday, Dec. 30. Group Discounts Groups of 10 or more skaters will receive $1 OFF on the price of each child or adult admission. Please call (518) 629-4850 with the number planning to attend.

Saturday, March 5, 2016  (9:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m.)
Farmer’s Market
Description: Winter Market Begins! Winter Market begins November 7th! We're located in the Troy Atrium in downtown Troy from 9 am to 2pm each Saturday. Over 70 vendors each week to bring you fresh and local products.
Saturday, March 5, 2016  (4:00 p.m. - 6: 30 p.m.)
Community Event
Description: Eagle Mills Christian Church, 1 Maple Avenue (Corner Maple & Rte. 2), Troy will hold a "Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner". The Cost is Adults $10 and Children under 10 are $5.00.
Contact: For additional information, please call 279-1588.
Saturday, March 5, 2016  (8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Description: Collar City Kilt Fest- The day includes a scenic 5k Kilt Run/Walk through the city ending at the party that hosts music, food and entertainment. The city is yours to explore with the City Pass. The pass makes you a Troy VIP with access to tastings and treats and special discounts in many of Troy venues.
Web Site: www.collarcitykiltfest.com
Sunday, March 6, 2016  (8:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon)
Community Event
Description: The Castleton Fire Company located at 11 Green Avenue, Castleton, will be holding Sunday Breakfast from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon. +The breakfast will be held on the 1st Sunday of each Month through May, 2016. Adults/$8, Seniors/$7, Children ages 5-10/$5, and children under 5 are free.
Tuesday, March 8, 2016  (12:00 Noon)
Music
Location: Troy Savings Bank, Troy
Description: Troy Savings Bank Music Hall Presents Music at Noon: Bring your lunch! Bleecker Consort-Medieval and Renaissance music
Saturday, March 12, 2016  (9:45 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Tamarac/Brunswick High School
Troy, New York
Description: Native Plants-& Pollinators-Spring Garden Day: Ellen Sousa owns a small native plant nursery in central MA and has been helping New Englanders nurture nature in their gardens and backyards since 2007. She lives on a small farm landscaped as a wildlife habitat for nesting birds, bees and other pollinators, and grows a proportion of her family’s food with the help of a diversity of beneficial predatory insects. She is the author of “The Green Garden: A New England Guide to Planning, Planting & Maintaining the Eco-friendly Habitat Garden” and teaches for New England Wild Flower Society and other organizations. Ellen’s program will focus on the vital connections between native plants and pollinators. She will also show us some beautiful native plants suited for the various conditions generally found in backyards in our region. Learn more about Ellen’s work at her website at Turkey Hill Brook Farm at www.thbfarm.com
Contact: For more information see our website at ccerensselaer.org or phone (518) 272-4210.
Saturday, March 12, 2016  (9:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m.)
Farmer’s Market
Description: Winter Market Begins! Winter Market begins November 7th! We're located in the Troy Atrium in downtown Troy from 9 am to 2pm each Saturday. Over 70 vendors each week to bring you fresh and local products.
Saturday, March 12, 2016  (N/A)
Community Event
Description: Extension Holds “Spring Garden Day”-Spring starts March 12 with “Spring Garden Day,” a program of gardening classes and fun held at Tamarac High School in Brunswick. Special speaker and award-winning garden designer Bettina Mueller from Dutchess County will speak on “A Tea Garden in Tivoli,” keynote speaker and author Ellen Sousa will give the presentation “Native Plants and Pollinators: Making The Connection,” and there are 9 more classes to choose from. 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. Call Cornell Cooperative Extension at (518) 272-4210 and ask for Marcie, or visit www.ccerensselaer.org for details.
Friday, March 18, 2016  (10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.)
Community Eent
Location: Hudson Valley Community College
Description: Capital District Garden & Flower Show-You’ll see fully blooming flowers exploding with color. You’ll hear the lullaby of trickling water from the many waterfalls and ponds. You’ll smell the luscious fragrance from the first flowers of the season. We welcome you to enjoy the brilliant features of the 29th Annual Capital District Garden & Flower Show.
Saturday, March 19, 2016  (9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.)
Community Eent
Location: Hudson Valley Community College
Description: Capital District Garden & Flower Show-You’ll see fully blooming flowers exploding with color. You’ll hear the lullaby of trickling water from the many waterfalls and ponds. You’ll smell the luscious fragrance from the first flowers of the season. We welcome you to enjoy the brilliant features of the 29th Annual Capital District Garden & Flower Show.
Saturday, March 19, 2016  (9:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m.)
Farmer’s Market
Description: Winter Market Begins! Winter Market begins November 7th! We're located in the Troy Atrium in downtown Troy from 9 am to 2pm each Saturday. Over 70 vendors each week to bring you fresh and local products.
Saturday, March 19, 2016  (11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.mm.)
Community Event
Description: Join them for their Second Annual Easter Bunny Hop 'N Shop from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the American legion, 200 Columbia Turnpike, Rensselaer. The Easter Bunny from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. and pictures; their fun East Egg Hunt 12:00-3:00 p.m. & their huge Silent auction from 11:00 am. through 3:45 p.m. Best of all a portion of their proceeds goes to benefit a local charity.
Contact: For additional information, please call 368-9727.
Sunday, March 20, 2016  (10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)
Community Eent
Location: Hudson Valley Community College
Description: Capital District Garden & Flower Show-You’ll see fully blooming flowers exploding with color. You’ll hear the lullaby of trickling water from the many waterfalls and ponds. You’ll smell the luscious fragrance from the first flowers of the season. We welcome you to enjoy the brilliant features of the 29th Annual Capital District Garden & Flower Show.
Saturday, April 2, 2016  (12:30 - 4:30 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Crailo State Historic Site
9 ˝ Riverside Avenue
Rensselaer, New York 12144
Description: Crailofest: African Culture and Arts in the New World 12:30 Open House at Crailo, 2:00 at the First Presbyterian Church (34 Broadway) presentation of “Land of the Blacks” by Donald Hyman followed by performances by the First AME Choir and a presentation of African Dance. Open house at Crailo to follow from 3:30 -4:30 PM. $6 per adult, $1 per child, Adults $15 for the series. FOFC $4 per adult, $12 for the series.
Contact: For additional information, please call (518)463-8738.
Saturday, April 2, 2016  (9:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m.)
Farmer’s Market
Description: Winter Market Begins! Winter Market begins November 7th! We're located in the Troy Atrium in downtown Troy from 9 am to 2pm each Saturday. Over 70 vendors each week to bring you fresh and local products.
Saturday, April 2, 2016  (9:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m.)
Farmer’s Market
Description: Winter Market Begins! Winter Market begins November 7th! We're located in the Troy Atrium in downtown Troy from 9 am to 2pm each Saturday. Over 70 vendors each week to bring you fresh and local products.
Saturday, April 2, 2016  (9:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m.)
Farmer’s Market
Description: Winter Market Begins! Winter Market begins November 7th! We're located in the Troy Atrium in downtown Troy from 9 am to 2pm each Saturday. Over 70 vendors each week to bring you fresh and local products.
Sunday, April 3, 2016  (8:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon)
Community Event
Description: The Castleton Fire Company located at 11 Green Avenue, Castleton, will be holding Sunday Breakfast from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon. +The breakfast will be held on the 1st Sunday of each Month through May, 2016. Adults/$8, Seniors/$7, Children ages 5-10/$5, and children under 5 are free.
Saturday, April 9, 2016  (9:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m.)
Farmer’s Market
Description: Winter Market Begins! Winter Market begins November 7th! We're located in the Troy Atrium in downtown Troy from 9 am to 2pm each Saturday. Over 70 vendors each week to bring you fresh and local products.
Tuesday, April 12, 2016  (12:00 Noon)
Music
Location: Troy Savings Bank, Troy
Description: Troy Savings Bank Music Hall Presents Music at Noon: Bring your lunch! Auriel Camerata-Choral Music
Saturday, April 16, 2016  (9:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m.)
Farmer’s Market
Description: Winter Market Begins! Winter Market begins November 7th! We're located in the Troy Atrium in downtown Troy from 9 am to 2pm each Saturday. Over 70 vendors each week to bring you fresh and local products.
Sunday, April 17, 2016  (10:00 a.m. & 12:00 Noon)
Community Event
Location: The Oakwood Cemetery
Description: The Annual Daffodil Brunch - at the Gardner Earl Chapel in Troy. 2 seatings: 10am and 12 noon Limited to 100 people per seating Cost TBD. Children under 5 are free but must be included for seat count. This sells out quickly! Call 1-800-556-6273 with your name, phone, number of people and choice of seating time. This popular event offers a feast of stuffed French toast, bacon, quiches, fresh fruit, scrambled eggs, a baked ham carving station, homemade baked goods, coffee, tea, juice and more. Mimosas available at 12:00 seating only, for additional low fee. Must be 21 or over. Free rides in antique autos provided by Jack Byrne for brunch attendees. Reservations are a must. No walk ins. This event is one of 2 major fund raisers held by the Friends of Oakwood, an all-volunteer group, in support of this historic non-sectarian not-for-profit cemetery and its National Historic Landmark Earl Chapel.
Contact: For additional information, please call 1-800-556-6273
Saturday, April 23, 2016  (9:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m.)
Farmer’s Market
Description: Winter Market Begins! Winter Market begins November 7th! We're located in the Troy Atrium in downtown Troy from 9 am to 2pm each Saturday. Over 70 vendors each week to bring you fresh and local products.
Thursday, April 28, 2016  (10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Crailo State Historic Site
9 ˝ Riverside Avenue
Rensselaer, New York 12144
Description: Planting for Plenty: Spring in Rensselaerswyck-Learn about spring preparations at Crailo with hands on activities. Crafts and refreshments will be available. $3 per child, parents free!
Contact: For additional information, please call (518)463-8738.
Saturday, April 30, 2016  (9:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m.)
Farmer’s Market
Description: Winter Market Begins! Winter Market begins November 7th! We're located in the Troy Atrium in downtown Troy from 9 am to 2pm each Saturday. Over 70 vendors each week to bring you fresh and local products.
Sunday, May 1, 2016  (8:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon)
Community Event/Breakfast
Description: The Castleton Fire Company located at 11 Green Avenue, Castleton will be holding Sunday Breakfasts. The breakfast will be held on the 1st Sunday of each month from October 2015 through May 2016. Prices: Adults/$8, seniors/$7, children ages 5-10/$5, and children under 5 are free.
Sunday, May 1, 2016  (8:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon)
Community Event
Description: The Castleton Fire Company located at 11 Green Avenue, Castleton, will be holding Sunday Breakfast from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon. +The breakfast will be held on the 1st Sunday of each Month through May, 2016. Adults/$8, Seniors/$7, Children ages 5-10/$5, and children under 5 are free.
Saturday, May 7, 2016  (12:30 - 4:30 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Crailo State Historic Site
9 ˝ Riverside Avenue
Rensselaer, New York 12144
Description: Crailofest: African Culture and Arts in the New World 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm 12:30 p.m. is Open House at Crailo, 2:00 at the First Presbyterian Church (34 Broadway)Penny Meachum will read her poetry followed by a performance of 18th century music by Minitria Slade. Open house at Crailo to follow from 3:30 -4:30 PM. $6 per adult, $1 per child, Adults $15 for the series. FOFC $4 per adult, $12 for the series.
Contact: For additional information, please call (518)463-8738.
Tuesday, May 10, 2016  (12:00 Noon)
Music
Location: Troy Savings Bank, Troy
Description: Troy Savings Bank Music Hall Presents Music at Noon: Bring your lunch! Findlay Cockrell-Piano
Wednesday, May 11, 2016  (11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Crailo State Historic Site
9 ˝ Riverside Avenue
Rensselaer, New York 12144
Description: Crailofest: African Culture and Arts in the New World 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm 12:30 Open House at Crailo, 2:00 at the First Presbyterian Church (34 Broadway)Penny Meachum will read her poetry followed by a performance of 18th century music by Minitria Slade. Open house at Crailo to follow from 3:30 -4:30 PM. $6 per adult, $1 per child, Adults $15 for the series. FOFC $4 per adult, $12 for the series.
Contact: For additional information, please call (518)463-8738.
Saturday, June 4, 2016  (12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Crailo State Historic Site
9 ˝ Riverside Avenue
Rensselaer, New York 12144
Description: Crailofest: African Culture and Arts in the New World- A festival held in Crailo’s riverside park. Drum circles, food. $6 per adult, $1 per child, Adults $15 for the series. FOFC $4 per adult, $12 for the series
Contact: For additional information, please call (518)463-8738.
Saturday, June 4, 2016  (12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Crailo State Historic Site
9 ˝ Riverside Avenue
Rensselaer, New York 12144
Description: Crailofest: African Culture and Arts in the New World 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm A festival held in Crailo’s riverside park. Drum circles, food. $6 per adult, $1 per child, Adults $15 for the series. FOFC $4 per adult, $12 for the series
Contact: For additional information, please call (518)463-8738.
Saturday, June 4, 2016  (8:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.)
Community Event
Location: The Oakwood Cemetery
Description: Annual Spring Bird Walk - All levels of birders are welcome on this easy stroll that covers a variety of habitats. Beginners can learn tips on handling binoculars, where to look and what to listen for. In the past we have seen Bluebirds, Wood Ducks, Indigo Bunting, Red-tailed Hawk, Bald Eagle, Orioles, Red-Bellied Woodpeckers and more. Wear sturdy shoes and bring binoculars if you have them. A few loaner binoculars may be available. Rain Date: Sunday. Check our Facebook page for updates. Meet at the flagpole. Oakwood Avenue Entrance. Register: 1-800-556-6273. Pay on arrival. (cash or check, no credit cards) $12pp
Saturday, June 11, 2016  (12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Crailo State Historic Site
9 ˝ Riverside Avenue
Rensselaer, New York 12144
Description: Discovery Day 1-Discovery Days highlight a certain aspect of Crailo’s history or exhibit for a fun afternoon of learning, crafts, and refreshments. Check their websites for more details on this event as they become available.
Contact: For additional information, please call (518)463-8738.
Saturday, June 11, 2016  (Time TBA)
Community Event
Location: Crailo State Historic Site
9 ˝ Riverside Avenue
Rensselaer, New York 12144
Description: Discovery Day 1 -Discovery Days highlight a certain aspect of Crailo’s history or exhibit for a fun afternoon of learning, crafts, and refreshments. Check their websites for more details on this event as they become available.
Contact: For additional information, please call (518)463-8738.
Saturday, July 16, 2016  (12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Crailo State Historic Site
9 ˝ Riverside Avenue
Rensselaer, New York 12144
Description: Discovery Day 2 - Discovery Days highlight a certain aspect of Crailo’s history or exhibit for a fun afternoon of learning, crafts, and refreshments. Check their websites for more details on this event as they become available.
Contact: For additional information, please call (518)463-8738.
Monday, July 25, 2016  (10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Crailo State Historic Site
9 ˝ Riverside Avenue
Rensselaer, New York 12144
Description: Summer Sampler-Kids age 7-12 are invited to Crailo to learn about the history of the Hudson Valley through hands-on games, crafts and special activities. Each day offers a different theme. Registration required. $5 per day per child/ $3 for Members of FOFC
Contact: For additional information, please call (518)463-8738.
Tuesday, July 26, 2016  (10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Crailo State Historic Site
9 ˝ Riverside Avenue
Rensselaer, New York 12144
Description: Summer Sampler-Kids age 7-12 are invited to Crailo to learn about the history of the Hudson Valley through hands-on games, crafts and special activities. Each day offers a different theme. Registration required. $5 per day per child/ $3 for Members of FOFC

Contact: For additional information, please call (518)463-8738.
Wednesday, July 27, 2016  (10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Crailo State Historic Site
9 ˝ Riverside Avenue
Rensselaer, New York 12144
Description: Summer Sampler-Kids age 7-12 are invited to Crailo to learn about the history of the Hudson Valley through hands-on games, crafts and special activities. Each day offers a different theme. Registration required. $5 per day per child/ $3 for Members of FOFC

Contact: For additional information, please call (518)463-8738.
Thursday, July 28, 2016  (10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Crailo State Historic Site
9 ˝ Riverside Avenue
Rensselaer, New York 12144
Description: Summer Sampler-Kids age 7-12 are invited to Crailo to learn about the history of the Hudson Valley through hands-on games, crafts and special activities. Each day offers a different theme. Registration required. $5 per day per child/ $3 for Members of FOFC

Contact: For additional information, please call (518)463-8738.
Friday, July 29, 2016  (10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Crailo State Historic Site
9 ˝ Riverside Avenue
Rensselaer, New York 12144
Description: Summer Sampler-Kids age 7-12 are invited to Crailo to learn about the history of the Hudson Valley through hands-on games, crafts and special activities. Each day offers a different theme. Registration required. $5 per day per child/ $3 for Members of FOFC

Contact: For additional information, please call (518)463-8738.
Saturday, August 13, 2016  (12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Crailo State Historic Site
9 ˝ Riverside Avenue
Rensselaer, New York 12144
Description: Discovery Day 3 -Discovery Days highlight a certain aspect of Crailo’s history or exhibit for a fun afternoon of learning, crafts, and refreshments. Check their websites for more details on this event as they become available.
Contact: For additional information, please call (518)463-8738.
Saturday, September 10, 2016  (11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Crailo State Historic Site
9 ˝ Riverside Avenue
Rensselaer, New York 12144
Description: Harvest Faire-An old fashioned agricultural festival devoted to all aspects of harvest time in the colonial era Hudson Valley. Harvest Faire offers seventeenth and eighteenth century music, historical reenactors, vendors, Native American and colonial demonstrations, games and activities. Harvest Faire is part of the Hudson River Ramble. Free to attend, nominal fee to enter the museum.
Contact: For additional information, please call (518)463-8738.
Saturday, December 3, 2016  (12:00 p. m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Crailo State Historic Site
9 ˝ Riverside Avenue
Rensselaer, New York 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, refreshments and cooking demonstrations by the fire. The museum will be open for self-guided tours. Free!
Contact: For additional information, please call (518)463-8738.
Saturday, December 10, 2016  (1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: The Oakwood Cemetery
Description: OAKWOOD’S FAMILY CHRISTMAS CONCERT -WELCOMES SANTA Friends of Oakwood will hold their 4th Annual Christmas Concert and Sing-along from 1:00 to 3:00PM at the historic Gardner Earl Chapel in Troy. Small per family fee charged. Sing carols. Meet Santa (he’ll pose for pictures too!) Enjoy cookies & cider.
Saturday, January 7, 2017  (4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Crailo State Historic Site
9 ˝ Riverside Avenue
Rensselaer, New York 12144
Description: Twelfth Night-Museum open house with costumed interpreters and open hearth cooking demonstrations in the cellar kitchen. Join in the Dutch celebration of the end of the holiday season. Combo tickets with Schuyler Mansions Salutations of the Season will be available.
Contact: For additional information, please call (518)463-8738.
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