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Thursday, October 23, 2014  (5:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.)
Community Event
Description: East Greenbush Community Library, 10 Community Way, Oct. 23-26. There will be 35,000 plus books, CDs, DVDs, audio tapes and LPs. Hours are 5 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 23, 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 24; 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 25 and 1 to 3 p.m. Oct. 26. Sunday only: Books in Bag Sale $3/bag. All books are presorted.
Thursday, October 23, 2014  (8:00 p.m. - N/A)
Music & Entertainment
Location: The Sand Lake Center for the Arts is located at
2880 NY 43, Averill Park, NY,½ mile east of the blinking light.
Description: Circle Theatre Players presents:-The Mousetrap October 17, 18, 23, 24 & 25 at 8pm October 19 & 26 at 2:30pm Business at blizzard bound Monkswell Manor has taken a decided downturn. Guests of the manor are turning up dead in quick order raising the specter of a murderer among the survivors. Join us in trying to figure out the murderer(s) and solve this most popular Christie mystery. Tickets are $16, under 18 $10. Reservations can be made online or by calling 518-674-2007.
Thursday, October 23, 2014  (5:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.)
Shopping
Description: East Greenbush Community Library, 10 Community Way, Oct. 23-26. There will be 35,000 plus books, CDs, DVDs, audio tapes and LPs. Hours are 5 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 23, 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 24; 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 25 and 1 to 3 p.m. Oct. 26. Sunday only: Books in Bag Sale $3/bag. All books are presorted.
Friday, October 24, 2014  (10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.)
Shopping
Description: East Greenbush Community Library, 10 Community Way, Oct. 23-26. There will be 35,000 plus books, CDs, DVDs, audio tapes and LPs. Hours are 5 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 23, 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 24; 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 25 and 1 to 3 p.m. Oct. 26. Sunday only: Books in Bag Sale $3/bag. All books are presorted.
Friday, October 24, 2014  (5:00 p.m. - N/A)
Community Event
Description: What ghost will you meet? One of the Knickerbockers or a spouse.... Rumor has it that Rachel will be in the Mansion..... you never know who may grace us with their presence. Join them on October 24 and 25 for Knick at Night at the Knickerbocker Mansion, 132 Knickerbocker Road, Schaghticoke, NY. Souper Dinner ($7.00) from 5:00 - 9:00 PM; Ghost Tours of the Mansion ($7.00) from 6:00 - 9:00 PM (reservations recommended for groups of 8 or more.
Contact: Contact the Mansion at 518-664-1700 and leave a message or knickinfo@aol.com for more information
Friday, October 24, 2014  (10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.)
Community Event
Description: East Greenbush Community Library, 10 Community Way, Oct. 23-26. There will be 35,000 plus books, CDs, DVDs, audio tapes and LPs. Hours are 5 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 23, 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 24; 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 25 and 1 to 3 p.m. Oct. 26. Sunday only: Books in Bag Sale $3/bag. All books are presorted.
Friday, October 24, 2014  (8:00 p.m. - N/A)
Music & Entertainment
Description: The Highlight Acting Troupe will be presenting "Dial M For Murder:" a mystery play by Frederick Knott on Friday and Saturday, October 17, 18, 24, 25, at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, October 19 and 26th at 2:00 p.m. The performances will be held at the Brunswick Grange, Rte. 7 and 142 (Behind Stewarts). The ticket prices are $15 for adults and $12 for students. Nicole Osterhout is directing the play and Sue Dawes assisting.
Contact: Since seating is limited, reservation's are recommended. For reservation, call Ethel at 237-0936.
Friday, October 24, 2014  (6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.)
Community Event
Description: Hope 7's Community Halloween party for children ages 4-12 will be held. Please limit one adult per family. admission: $1 per person to benefit Hope 7's after school program & food pantry.
Contact: For additional information, please call 272-8029.
Friday, October 24, 2014  (6:30 p.m. - N/A)
Education
Description: The Grafton Community Library, located at 2455 State Route 2 in Grafton will host “All About Email” the second in its “Get Savvy about Computers!” series, offered in partnership with Cornell Cooperative Extension on Oct. 24 at 6:30 p.m. Participants will learn how to get an email address if they don’t have one, and then learn how to get the most out of their email account in order to stay connected and safe online. Laptops will be available for the first eight attendees to make use of during the program. Participants are welcome to bring their own laptops or other devices. Free.
Contact: For more information visit graftoncommunitylibrary.org or call 279-0580.
Saturday, October 25, 2014  (4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Description: HALLOWEEN HIKE: Grafton Lakes State Park will hold Trick or Treat Nature Trail on Oct. 25 from 4 to 7 p.m. 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; call 279-1155 to reserve a slot. Meets at Shaver Pond Center, 194 Shaver Pond Road, Grafton.
Saturday, October 25, 2014  (4:30, 5:30 & 6:30 p.m.)
Community Event
Description: The Reformed Dutch Church of Schodack at Muitzeskill will be holding its annual turkey dinner, on Oct. 25 at the church, located at the intersection of Schodack Landing Road & Muitzeskill Road, in Schodack Landing. The dinner is served family style. The menu will included turkey, mashed potatoes, green beans, squash and dressing, with pie for dessert. seating's are at 4:30, 5:30 and 6:30. Take out is also available at 4 and 5 p.m. (No early arrivals, please). Adults: $12, children 6-12: $6, under 6 free. Reservations are required. For reservations call 732-7345.
Saturday, October 25, 2014  (9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Craft Show
Description: The Brunswick Community Aux is sponsoring another Craft Show and will also be a Flea Market.
Contact: For additional information, please call 279-9158 or 279-9177.
Saturday, October 25, 2014  (6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Description: Come and get spooked by the Boy Scouts of Troop 525. Tour their haunted halls and terrifying trails at the Salem United Methodist Church on Shaver Road in West Sand Lake. Admission: $3.
Saturday, October 25, 2014  (9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.)
Festival
Description: FALL FESTIVAL: The Hoosick Falls Central School PTA Fall Festival 2014 will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 25 at HFCS. The festival will feature activities and games for kids including an old-fashioned cake walk, the Animaland, Haunted Hall, many vendors selling their wares including crafts and homemade products, and door prizes and raffle items. There will be a display of pumpkins decorated by HFCS teachers and festival goers van vote for their favorite. The HFCS Jazz Band performs at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. and a Halloween themed movie for children will be screened in the Elementary Cafeteria at 1 p.m. In addition, the Lions Club is sponsoring free vision screening for children under the age of four and will have food on hand for sale. Raffle tickets, $1 each or 6 for $5, are available from PTA members and at Hoosick Federal Credit Union until Oct. 24.
Contact: For more information, contact Susan Senecal at 378-6056 or e-mail at transfspoutreach@yahoo.com
Saturday, October 25, 2014  (4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Description: ROAST BEEF DINNER: Cornerstone Community Church, 570 Third Ave., Lansingburgh, will serve a Roast Beef Dinner on Oct. 25 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Features homemade desserts. Tickets: $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and $6 for children under 11. Reservations recommended; take out also available. For tickets, reservations or further details please call the Church Office at 235-3851.
Saturday, October 25, 2014  (8:00 p.m. - N/A)
Music & Entertainment
Description: The Highlight Acting Troupe will be presenting "Dial M For Murder:" a mystery play by Frederick Knott on Friday and Saturday, October 17, 18, 24, 25, at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, October 19 and 26th at 2:00 p.m. The performances will be held at the Brunswick Grange, Rte. 7 and 142 (Behind Stewarts). The ticket prices are $15 for adults and $12 for students. Nicole Osterhout is directing the play and Sue Dawes assisting.
Contact: Since seating is limited, reservation's are recommended. For reservation, call Ethel at 237-0936.
Saturday, October 25, 2014  (1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Description: East Greenbush Community Library, 10 Community Way, Oct. 23-26. There will be 35,000 plus books, CDs, DVDs, audio tapes and LPs. Hours are 5 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 23, 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 24; 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 25 and 1 to 3 p.m. Oct. 26. Sunday only: Books in Bag Sale $3/bag. All books are presorted.
Saturday, October 25, 2014  (5:00 p.m. - N/A)
Community Event
Description: What ghost will you meet? One of the Knickerbockers or a spouse.... Rumor has it that Rachel will be in the Mansion..... you never know who may grace us with their presence. Join them on October 24 and 25 for Knick at Night at the Knickerbocker Mansion, 132 Knickerbocker Road, Schaghticoke, NY. Souper Dinner ($7.00) from 5:00 - 9:00 PM; Ghost Tours of the Mansion ($7.00) from 6:00 - 9:00 PM (reservations recommended for groups of 8 or more.
Contact: Contact the Mansion at 518-664-1700 and leave a message or knickinfo@aol.com for more information
Saturday, October 25, 2014  (1:00 p.m. - N/A)
Community Event Fundraiser
Description: Rensselaer County STOPDWI Charity Hockey Game. RENSSELAERCOUNTYSTOPDWI- $25 / 1 5 for players and spectators 16+/under-16 includes admission to: Charity Game (1-3pm) Albany Devils vs Hartford Wolf Pack (5pm) Benefitting: Netter Fund Safe Ride.
Contact: For additional information, please contact Daniel Arnold at 433-8457.
Web Site: darnold@thealbanydevils.com
Saturday, October 25, 2014  (8:00 p.m. - N/A)
Music & Entertainment
Location: The Sand Lake Center for the Arts is located at
2880 NY 43, Averill Park, NY,½ mile east of the blinking light.
Description: Circle Theatre Players presents:-The Mousetrap October 17, 18, 23, 24 & 25 at 8pm October 19 & 26 at 2:30pm Business at blizzard bound Monkswell Manor has taken a decided downturn. Guests of the manor are turning up dead in quick order raising the specter of a murderer among the survivors. Join us in trying to figure out the murderer(s) and solve this most popular Christie mystery. Tickets are $16, under 18 $10. Reservations can be made online or by calling 518-674-2007.
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.
Saturday, October 25, 2014  (10:30 a.m. - N/A)
History Walk
Description: HISTORY WALK: The Rensselaer County Historical Society will host its “Murder & Mayhem” tour on Oct. 25. Who knows what ghosts might haunt the streets of Troy. You will, after taking part in this walk through the more colorful stories of Troy’s past. $5 per person; free for RCHS members. Tour, which lasts approximately 1 hour departs the Market Information Table at the Troy Waterfront Farmers Market at 10:30 a.m. For more information, call 272-7232.
Saturday, October 25, 2014  (1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.)
Shopping
Description: East Greenbush Community Library, 10 Community Way, Oct. 23-26. There will be 35,000 plus books, CDs, DVDs, audio tapes and LPs. Hours are 5 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 23, 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 24; 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 25 and 1 to 3 p.m. Oct. 26. Sunday only: Books in Bag Sale $3/bag. All books are presorted.
Sunday, October 26, 2014  (1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.)
Shopping
Description: East Greenbush Community Library, 10 Community Way, Oct. 23-26. There will be 35,000 plus books, CDs, DVDs, audio tapes and LPs. Hours are 5 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 23, 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 24; 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 25 and 1 to 3 p.m. Oct. 26. Sunday only: Books in Bag Sale $3/bag. All books are presorted.
Sunday, October 26, 2014  (2:30 p.m. - N/A)
Music & Entertainment
Location: The Sand Lake Center for the Arts is located at
2880 NY 43, Averill Park, NY,½ mile east of the blinking light.
Description: Circle Theatre Players presents:-The Mousetrap October 17, 18, 23, 24 & 25 at 8pm October 19 & 26 at 2:30pm Business at blizzard bound Monkswell Manor has taken a decided downturn. Guests of the manor are turning up dead in quick order raising the specter of a murderer among the survivors. Join us in trying to figure out the murderer(s) and solve this most popular Christie mystery. Tickets are $16, under 18 $10. Reservations can be made online or by calling 518-674-2007.
Sunday, October 26, 2014  (1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Description: East Greenbush Community Library, 10 Community Way, Oct. 23-26. There will be 35,000 plus books, CDs, DVDs, audio tapes and LPs. Hours are 5 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 23, 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 24; 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 25 and 1 to 3 p.m. Oct. 26. Sunday only: Books in Bag Sale $3/bag. All books are presorted.
Sunday, October 26, 2014  (2:00 p.m. - N/A)
Music & Entertainment
Description: The Highlight Acting Troupe will be presenting "Dial M For Murder:" a mystery play by Frederick Knott on Friday and Saturday, October 17, 18, 24, 25, at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, October 19 and 26th at 2:00 p.m. The performances will be held at the Brunswick Grange, Rte. 7 and 142 (Behind Stewarts). The ticket prices are $15 for adults and $12 for students. Nicole Osterhout is directing the play and Sue Dawes assisting.
Contact: Since seating is limited, reservation's are recommended. For reservation, call Ethel at 237-0936.
Sunday, October 26, 2014  (2:00 p.m. - N/A)
Community Event
Location: 100 2nd Street, Troy.
Description: The Troy Public Library is pleased to present " Halloween Shorts Out Loud" consisting of fifteen minutes of live acoustic music followed by a Halloween short story read out loud. This program is free and open to adults, age 16 and over.
Contact: For additional information, please call 274-7071.
Monday, October 27, 2014  (4:00 p.m. - N/A)
Youth
Description: The Troy Public Library will offer “Earth Friends at the Grocery Store” at the Lansingburgh Branch, 27 114th Street, Lansingburgh on Oct. 27 at 4 p.m. This class, geared towards children ages 6 to 9, will focus on healthy food buying practices. The students will be introduced to the concept of a Food Co-op. We will read “Earth Friends at the Grocery Store” by Francine Galko and “A Trip to the Co-op” by Lisa Ford. Children will be able to paint their own cloth shopping bag to take home and use for their family shopping. We will provide a “make your own trail mix” snack. Registration required.
Contact: For more information or to register, call 235-5310 or visit www.thetroylibrary.org
Tuesday, October 28, 2014  (6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.)
Festival/Fundraiser
Location: Browns Brewing Company, 417 River Street, Troy.
Description: Vanderheyden's Oktoberfest- come enjoy "open taps" featuring eight of Brown's signature beers, music and Oktoberfest-themed food. Bid on some fantastic auction items. The cost includes open bar of beer and wine: $80/$60 for 35 and under. All funds will help the Vanderheyden Community of Youth, Adults and Families Thrive.
Contact: For additional information, please call 874-4901.
Tuesday, October 28, 2014  (10:00 a.m. - N/A)
Youth
Description: PRESCHOOL STORY TIME: “In the Story Kitchen” will be the theme of the fall preschool story time at Cheney Library in Hoosick Falls. Tuesdays at 10 a.m. is story time for preschoolers and their caregivers in the new Children’s Room. There will be stories, songs, and crafts and the group will prepare a snack based on each of the stories; Oct. 28 - Candy Sushi; Nov. 4 - Sun Bread; Nov. 18 - Gingerbread Boy. There will be no story time on Nov. 11, Veteran’s Day, since the library will be closed.
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
Thursday, October 30, 2014  (N/A)
Community Event
Location: Franklin Plaza Ballroom, Troy.
Description: Save the Date! Rensselaer County Historical Society2014 Annual Gala Event.
Thursday, October 30, 2014  (3:30 p.m. - N/A)
Driving Course
Description: PRE-LICENSING COURSE: A2Z Driving School will sponsor the 5-hour Pre-Licensing Course at the Center for Nursing & Rehabilitation, Danforth St., Hoosick Falls, on Oct. 30 beginning promptly at 3:30 p.m. Program requires a registration fee of $40 prepaid or $50 at the door (make checks payable to A2Z Driving School). Attendees must have a valid New York state Driver’s Permit. Successful completion of this class, which includes passing a test, provides students with the necessary paperwork (MV-278) to take the New York State Driver’s Test, which is valid for one year.
Contact: For additional information or to register, please call 686-4854.
Thursday, October 30, 2014  (5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.)
Festival
Location: Hudson Valley Community College McDonough Sports Complex. Troy, New York.
Description: Pumpkin Palooza Fall Festival for Families on October 30 at Hudson Valley Community College Area families are invited to share in the fun of magic, games, clowning and more for free at the fifth annual Pumpkin Palooza Fall Festival on Thursday, October 30 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. in . The evening also includes a photo booth, balloon sculptures, bounce houses, DJ music and refreshments. Costumes are welcome. A drawing will be held for a girl’s and a boy’s bike. For more information, call 629-7307. This community event is sponsored by the Hudson Valley Community College Student Senate. Donations to the college’s food pantry can be made at the event.
Contact: For additional information, please call(518) 629-7180
Friday, October 31, 2014  (See Description for Times)
Tours
Location: Geoff Benton, HSA
Crailo State Historic Site
9 ½ 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
Saturday, November 01, 2014  (1:30 p.m. - N/A)
Community Event
Description: The Friends of the Castleton Public Library, in conjunction with the Castleton Kiwanis and the Castleton Volunteer Fire Company, will host a Halloween Party on Saturday, November 1st. Come in costume to the Castleton Public Library from 1:30-2:00 p.m. to sign up and to create a treat bag. At 2:00 p.m. all costumed trick-or-treaters will walk up to the Castleton Fire House on Green Avenue. At the firehouse, there will be games, activities and treats for participants.
Saturday, November 01, 2014  (8:45 a.m. - 12:00 Noon)
Community Event
Location: Hoosick Falls Community Alliance Church
484 Hill Road ~ Hoosick Falls, NY
Description: 8:45 a.m. is check in and 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 in the Class This training is offered at NO COST Pre-registration is REQUIRED safeTALK: Suicide Alertness for Everyone. What is safeTALK? safeTALK prepares you to be a suicide alert helper. In only a few hours, you will learn how to provide practical help to persons with thoughts of suicide. You will develop helping skills and feel more comfortable assisting persons with thoughts of suicide to connect with professionals and stay safe. What can I expect from this training? Expect to be challenged…expect to have feelings…expect to be hopeful. You will have a better understanding of why it is important to be suicide alert, and will become more comfortable with your role as a caregiver. You can expect to ask questions and enter discussions, and learn clear and practical information. You will practice the TALK steps – Tell, Ask, Listen, Keep Safe, and conclude with practice in initiating a suicide alert.
Saturday, November 01, 2014  (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon)
Community Event
Location: Hoosick Falls Community Alliance Church
484 Hill Rd in Hoosick Falls
Description: SafeTALK Suicide Alertness for Everyone: Tell, Ask, Listen, Keep Safe Suicide Prevention Training-Why is this training important? Most persons with thoughts of suicide go unrecognized-even though they are, directly or indirectly, requesting help. Without suicide prevention knowledge and skills, these invitations often go unaccepted, or even unnoticed. With more suicide alert helpers, more people with thoughts of suicide will get connected to the intervention help they want.
Web Site: www.livingworks.net
Saturday, November 01, 2014  (1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Description: Dyken Pond Environmental Education Center, 475 Dyken Pond Rd., Cropseyville, will hold a Map & Compass Program from 1 to 3 p.m. on Nov. 1. Learn how to use maps and compasses to navigate around Dyken Pond Environmental Education Center. Individuals will gain confidence in using topographical maps and compasses to bushwhack through the wilderness. Pre-registration required; class is limited to 12 participants. For adults and youth aged 12 and older. $5 per person ($3 for members). For more information or to register, call 658-2055 or e-mail dykenpond@fairpoint.net
Sunday, November 02, 2014  (1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Description: CRAFTING WORKSHOP: Dyken Pond Environmental Education Center, 475 Dyken Pond Rd., Cropseyville, will hold an Adult Nature Crafts workshop from 1 to 4 p.m. on Nov. 2. We will be decorating mason jars with a fall leaf decoupage to be used as candleholders. We will also make miniature acorn floating candles that could be used as the candle in your mason jar. Registration is limited and there will be a charge of $3 for materials. For more information or to register, call 658-2055 or e-mail dykenpond@fairpoint.net
Sunday, November 02, 2014  (12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location:
Sand Lake Center for the Arts
Circle Theatre Players
2880 NY 43 Averill Park, NY 12018


Description: Holiday Art Show-Free admission You are invited to come and shop at SLCA’s annual Holiday Art Fair. You are bound to find something wonderful among our select offerings of jewelry, pottery, photographs, paintings, stained glass items, and more. Buy a chance on raffle items donated by the vendors. The Holiday Art Fair is also open on Saturday, November 1 from 10am to 4pm.
Contact: For additional information, please call 518-674-2007.
Sunday, November 02, 2014  (2:00 p.m. - N/A)
Community Event
Description: The Puppet People: Below is an announcement of a special performance of The Puppet People, hosted by the 1st Presbyterian Church in Rensselaer. Military children will be recognized. If you would like to attend, please RSVP to amy.molloy@heroesathomerensco.com with the number of people, including the number of children, who will be attending. There is no cost for this event. "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow"- Military children in attendance will be recognized with a special challenge coin from Heroes at Home.
Contact: For additional information, please call 518-279-7861 or 518-545-6781.
Sunday, November 02, 2014  (8:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon)
Community Event/Brealfast
Description: The Castleton, Fire House located at 11 Green Avenue in Castleton will be hosting an All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast on the First Sunday of every month from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 Noon. All-You-Can Eat Breakfasts will be held on October 5, 2014; November 2, 2014; December 7, 2014; January 4, 2015; February 1, 2015; March 1, 2015; April 12, 2015 and May 3, 2015. The cost $8/Adults; $7/Seniors and $5/Children (ages 5 to 11)

Contact: For additional information, please call 732-4342.
Sunday, November 02, 2014  (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: Map & Compass Program A GPS may be handy, but learn the basics of map and compass and increase your confidence and skills in the woods. Topographical maps and compass will be used to navigate a series of treks through the forest at Dyken Pond Center. Pre-registration is required and class is limited to 12 people. For adults and youth aged 12 and older. $5 per person; $3 members.
Contact: For additional information, please call (518) 658-2055
Web Site: www.dykenpond@fairpoint.net
Monday, November 03, 2014  (11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.)
Community Event/Fundraiser
Location: The Italian Community Center Charitable Foundation
1450 Fifth Avenue
Troy, New York
Description: ICC SPAGHETTI AND MEATBALL SUPPER:"Keeping the St. Mary's Election Eve Tradition Alive" To Benefit ICC Soup Kitchen, St. Joseph's and St. Anthony's Food Pantry, Christ Sun of Justice Food Collection, and the Father Harry Scholarship Fund LaSalle Institute. Menu (eat in or take out). Donation $10.00 Children under 5 free. Joint effort of The ICC, St. Joseph’s, St. Anthony’s, Christ Sun of Justice, & the ICC Soup Kitchen Volunteers.
Contact: Take-Outs-Call ahead 274-0508, ext. 4.
Tuesday, November 04, 2014  (10:00 a.m. - N/A)
Youth
Description: PRESCHOOL STORY TIME: “In the Story Kitchen” will be the theme of the fall preschool story time at Cheney Library in Hoosick Falls. Tuesdays at 10 a.m. is story time for preschoolers and their caregivers in the new Children’s Room. There will be stories, songs, and crafts and the group will prepare a snack based on each of the stories Nov. 4 - Sun Bread; Nov. 18 - Gingerbread Boy. There will be no story time on Nov. 11, Veteran’s Day, since the library will be closed.
Wednesday, November 05, 2014  (11:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m.)
Communtiy Event
Location: QUESTAR III
RENSSELAER EDUCATIONAL CENTER
35 COLLEEN ROAD, TROY, NY 12180
Description: You are cordially invited to dine with the Career and Technical Education students at the Rensselaer Educational Center… Turkey dinner with all the fixings as well as coffee and dessert prepared by Questar III’s Culinary Arts Program.
Contact: For reservations please call 273-2264 or e-mail rcollins@questar.org.
Saturday, November 08, 2014  (3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.)
Community Event/Fundraiser
Sponsor: Sexual Assault & Crime Victims Assistance Program-Samaritan Hospital and St. Peter's Health Partners
Description: Bowl-A-Thon Sexual Assault & Crime Victims Assistance Program Benefit Fundraiser at the Uncle Sam Lanes, 6th Avenue Troy. $20.00 per person (kids under 12 are $10) includes 2 hours of unlimited bowling, shoes, snacks, music and raffles. $14 of the registration fee benefits the Sexual & Crime Victims Program and is tax deductible.
Contact: Any questions, please contact Lindsey.Crusan@sphp.com
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 14, 2014  (5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.)
Community Event/Fundraiser
Location: Franklin Terrace Ballroom
126 Campbell Avenue, Troy
Description: A Night for Nicky Desso . A Community Comes Together to Aid Four-Year-Old Nicky’s Courageous Battle with a Congenital Brain Condition. Food Stations, Dinner and Dessert, Music, Beer, Wine and Soda. Or Visit Event Brite at www.eventbrite.com click: Find Event and Search Nicky Desso
Contact: To Purchase Tickets or Make a Donation, call or email: Patty 281-7728 • Deb 283-3015 • DessoFamily4@gmail.com Lou 368-9273 • Rich 928-1920 • Claire 708-5446
Saturday, November 15, 2014  (9:00 a.m. - N/A)
Defensive Driving Class
Location: Rensselaer County Office Building
Legislative Chambers
1600 7th Avenue
Troy
3rd Floor entrance
Description: Back by popular demand! Six Hour Defensive Driving Class. (Save 10% on Auto Insurance rates for 3 Years and 4 points off your driving record) Only $25.00! Open to County Employees, Families and Friends.
Contact: Contact Mike Bromm at MJBromm@hotmail.com Or Leave a message, 258-3893.
Sunday, November 16, 2014  (10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.)
Education
Location: 665 Brunswick Road, Route 2, Troy.
Description: There will be a defensive driving class to be held at the Brunswick Elks. The cost is $40 per person and ALL Proceeds To Go To Elks Charities. Reduce auto insurance for 3 years and up to reduce 4 points off your license. Registration is required.
Contact: For additional information, please call in advance Michele at 225-0462 or elksbooking@gmail.com
Tuesday, November 18, 2014  (12:00 Noon - N/A)
Music & Entertainment
Location: St. Paul's Episcopal Church, State and Third Streets in downtown Troy.
Description: Tuesdays at Noon Concert Series: On October 21 the renowned pianist Max Lifchitz opens this year's Tuesdays at Noon Concert Series. Next month's concert features recorder duo Richie and Elaine Henzier.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014  (10:00 a.m. - N/A)
Youth
Description: PRESCHOOL STORY TIME: “In the Story Kitchen” will be the theme of the fall preschool story time at Cheney Library in Hoosick Falls. Tuesdays at 10 a.m. is story time for preschoolers and their caregivers in the new Children’s Room. There will be stories, songs, and crafts and the group will prepare a snack based on each of the stories; Nov. 18 - Gingerbread Boy. There will be no story time on Nov. 11, Veteran’s Day, since the library will be closed.
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 ½ 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  (8:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon)
Community Event/Brealfast
Description: The Castleton, Fire House located at 11 Green Avenue in Castleton will be hosting an All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast on the First Sunday of every month from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 Noon. All-You-Can Eat Breakfasts will be held on October 5, 2014; November 2, 2014; December 7, 2014; January 4, 2015; February 1, 2015; March 1, 2015; April 12, 2015 and May 3, 2015. The cost $8/Adults; $7/Seniors and $5/Children (ages 5 to 11)

Contact: For additional information, please call 732-4342.
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  (7:00 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.
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
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.
Sunday, January 04, 2015  (8:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon)
Community Event/Brealfast
Description: The Castleton, Fire House located at 11 Green Avenue in Castleton will be hosting an All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast on the First Sunday of every month from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 Noon. All-You-Can Eat Breakfasts will be held on October 5, 2014; November 2, 2014; December 7, 2014; January 4, 2015; February 1, 2015; March 1, 2015; April 12, 2015 and May 3, 2015. The cost $8/Adults; $7/Seniors and $5/Children (ages 5 to 11)

Contact: For additional information, please call 732-4342.
Monday, January 05, 2015  (4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.)
Community Eveit
Location: Crailo State Historic Site
9 1/2 Riverside Avenue, Rensselaer, New York
Description: Twelfth Night takes place on January 05, 2015. Twelfth Night is a festival in some branches of Christianity marking the coming of the Epiphany and concluding the Twelve Days of Christmas. It is defined by the Shorter Oxford English Dictionary as "the evening of the fifth of January, preceding Twelfth Day, the eve of the Epiphany, formerly the last day of the Christmas festivities and observed as a time of merrymaking". There is some confusion these days, however, as to which night is Twelfth Night: modern practice is often to regard the night of Epiphany itself (sixth of January) to be Twelfth Night. The older tradition of Twelfth Night being the 5 January stems from the medieval practice of the day beginning at sunset, rather than at midnight as it does now. Thus Twelfth Night falls on 5 January, ahead of Twelfth Day on the 6th. A recent belief in some English-speaking countries holds that it is unlucky to leave Christmas decorations hanging after Twelfth Night, a belief originally attached to the festival of Candlemas which celebrates the Presentation of Jesus at the Temple (2 February). (With material from: Wikipedia)
Contact: For additional information, please call 518-474-0456.
Saturday, January 24, 2015  (10:00 a.m. - N/A)
Festival
Location: Grafton Lakes State Park, Grafton, New York.
Description: Grafton Lakes State Park Festival.
Contact: For additional information, please call (518 )279-1155.
Sunday, February 01, 2015  (8:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon)
Community Event/Brealfast
Description: The Castleton, Fire House located at 11 Green Avenue in Castleton will be hosting an All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast on the First Sunday of every month from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 Noon. All-You-Can Eat Breakfasts will be held on October 5, 2014; November 2, 2014; December 7, 2014; January 4, 2015; February 1, 2015; March 1, 2015; April 12, 2015 and May 3, 2015. The cost $8/Adults; $7/Seniors and $5/Children (ages 5 to 11)

Contact: For additional information, please call 732-4342.
Sunday, March 01, 2015  (8:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon)
Community Event/Brealfast
Description: The Castleton, Fire House located at 11 Green Avenue in Castleton will be hosting an All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast on the First Sunday of every month from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 Noon. All-You-Can Eat Breakfasts will be held on October 5, 2014; November 2, 2014; December 7, 2014; January 4, 2015; February 1, 2015; March 1, 2015; April 12, 2015 and May 3, 2015. The cost $8/Adults; $7/Seniors and $5/Children (ages 5 to 11)

Contact: For additional information, please call 732-4342.
Friday, March 27, 2015  (Time TBA)
Community Eent
Location: Hudson Valley Community College-
Description: Capital District Garden and Flower Show-The first sign of spring in Upstate New York is the 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 28th Annual Capital District Garden & Flower Show.
Saturday, March 28, 2015  (Time TBA)
Community Eent
Location: Hudson Valley Community College-
Description: Capital District Garden and Flower Show-The first sign of spring in Upstate New York is the 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 28th Annual Capital District Garden & Flower Show.
Sunday, March 29, 2015  (Time TBA)
Community Eent
Location: Hudson Valley Community College-
Description: Capital District Garden and Flower Show-The first sign of spring in Upstate New York is the 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 28th Annual Capital District Garden & Flower Show.
Sunday, April 12, 2015  (8:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon)
Community Event/Brealfast
Description: The Castleton, Fire House located at 11 Green Avenue in Castleton will be hosting an All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast on the First Sunday of every month from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 Noon. All-You-Can Eat Breakfasts will be held on October 5, 2014; November 2, 2014; December 7, 2014; January 4, 2015; February 1, 2015; March 1, 2015; April 12, 2015 and May 3, 2015. The cost $8/Adults; $7/Seniors and $5/Children (ages 5 to 11)

Contact: For additional information, please call 732-4342.
Sunday, May 03, 2015  (8:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon)
Community Event/Brealfast
Description: The Castleton, Fire House located at 11 Green Avenue in Castleton will be hosting an All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast on the First Sunday of every month from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 Noon. All-You-Can Eat Breakfasts will be held on October 5, 2014; November 2, 2014; December 7, 2014; January 4, 2015; February 1, 2015; March 1, 2015; April 12, 2015 and May 3, 2015. The cost $8/Adults; $7/Seniors and $5/Children (ages 5 to 11)

Contact: For additional information, please call 732-4342.
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