Local Events

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Date: 
Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 12:00
Location: 
64 NY-143, Westerlo, 12193

Westerlo Reformed Church Senior Lunch. Menu: Lasagna, salads, desserts. 12 p.m. at 64 NY-143, Westerlo, 12193

Date: 
Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 12:00
Location: 
SCHS, 32 Washington Ave Schenectady, 12305

Drink the Seasons: Christmas Cocktails. Join us in celebrating the season with a few rounds of drinks amidst holiday splendor.  $25; pre-registration required at schenectadyhistorical.org/programs. 12 to 6 p.m. at SCHS, 32 Washington Ave Schenectady, 12305

Date: 
Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 17:30
Location: 
Watervliet Civic Center, 14th St, Watervliet, 12189

Healthy Starts at Home Series. The Healthy Families program is an interactive, hands-on series of workshops that allows families to come together to learn about healthy living. The 2-day series will run December 12 & 19, 2019 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Watervliet Civic Center, 14th St, Watervliet, 12189

Date: 
Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 19:00
Location: 
Guggenheim Performance Hall,  63 Huyck Road, Rensselaerville, 12147

"Joshua: Teenager vs Superpower". The Carey Institute presents Docs & Dialogues, a film and discussion series. 7 p.m. in our Guggenheim Auditorium, Guggenheim Performance Hall,  63 Huyck Road, Rensselaerville, 12147.

Date: 
Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 19:00
Location: 
December Business Meeting and Christmas Party

December Business Meeting and Christmas Party. Prof./Cav. Philip J. DiNovo will lead the cultural presentation about Italian Christmas traditions. 7 p.m. at American Italian Museum and Cultural Center, 1227 Central Avenue in Albany.

Date: 
Friday, December 13, 2019 - 09:15
Location: 
Delmar Reformed Church, 386 Delaware Ave., Delmar, NY.

Q.U.I.L.T., Inc. General Meeting, Cookies, Guild Challenge, Show and Share. Join us for our traditional Cookie Social. Please bring a plate of cookies to share. Door opens at 9:15 a.m. at Delmar Reformed Church, 386 Delaware Ave., Delmar, NY.

Date: 
Friday, December 13, 2019 - 20:00
Location: 
420 Whitehall Road, Albany

“Synagogue Scholars”. B’nai Sholom Reform Congregation kicks off its 2019-2020 series with a discussion, led by Professor Emerita Martha Rozett, of Judas, the acclaimed novel by Israeli author Amos Oz. Starts 8 p.m. at 420 Whitehall Road, Albany.

Date: 
Saturday, December 14, 2019 - 09:00
Location: 
South Bethlehem United Methodist Church, 67 Willowbrook Avenue

Teddy Bear Tea with Mrs. Claus at South Bethlehem UMC. Come to support small business, shop, eat and do your Christmas shopping! Help us celebrate the end of our 230th anniversary. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at South Bethlehem United Methodist Church, 67 Willowbrook Avenue. Contact Emily Shutter at 518: 813-0661 for more info.

Date: 
Saturday, December 14, 2019 - 10:00
Location: 
Museum at 250 Rudy Chase Drive, Glenville

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Annual “Christmas in the Air”: Santa Arrives by Plane!  The Empire State Aerosciences Museum celebrates the Holidays when Santa flies in from the North Pole. Gates open at 10 a.m. at the Museum at 250 Rudy Chase Drive, Glenville.

Date: 
Saturday, December 14, 2019 - 10:00
Location: 
Brouwer House, 14 N Church St, Schenectady, 12305

Holiday Wreath Workshop with Cornell Master Gardener, Chris Kirksey.  Join Chris as he teaches his technique for making wreaths in a variety of sizes, using your choice of interesting and varied decorations. Tickets are $80, include all materials,  and are available at schenectadyhistorical.org/programs. 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Brouwer House, 14 N Church St, Schenectady, 12305

Date: 
Saturday, December 14, 2019 - 10:00
Location: 
Octagon Barn, 588 Middle Road, Knox (Delanson) 12053

Holiday Hilltown Market. Enjoy live music, free refreshments, and fabulous holiday shopping for locally harvested treats and handcrafted gifts. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Octagon Barn, 588 Middle Road, Knox (Delanson) 12053. Visit with Santa at noon. 518-618-5376.

Date: 
Saturday, December 14, 2019 - 11:00
Location: 
1100 Main Street Rotterdam Junction, 12150

Event Type:

Wintertide Tours.  Enjoy the spectacularly decorated Mabee House this season. It's, warm, cozy, and will be filled with good cheer, hot cider, and sweets. Included with regular admission to the site ($10, or free for members). December 14 & 21 at 11 a.m. at 1100 Main Street Rotterdam Junction, 12150

Date: 
Saturday, December 14, 2019 - 12:00
Location: 
Westerlo Rural Cemetery Route 143 in Westerlo

Wreaths Across America. Will be held at 12 p.m. at the Westerlo Rural Cemetery Route 143 in Westerlo.

Date: 
Saturday, December 14, 2019 - 14:00
Location: 
32 Washington Ave. Schenectady, 12305

Event Type:

Holiday American Girl Tea.  Our Festival of Trees will be in full swing, making a glittering holiday backdrop for the occasion. We’ll have baked goods and stories to share, and make a wintry craft to take home. Our host will be Samantha. $8/person for children and adults, available at schenectadyhistorical.org/programs. 2 p.m. at 32 Washington Ave. Schenectady, 12305

Date: 
Saturday, December 14, 2019 - 17:30
Location: 
11 Groesbeck Rd., Feura Bush, NY.

Christmas Carol Sing at Onesquethaw Reformed Church. Join us to sing Christmas Carols and enjoy a light buffet of finger foods. Please bring an appetizer or light dish to share.  Beverages and Christmas Cookies will be provided. From 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. 11 Groesbeck Rd., Feura Bush, NY.

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