Local Events

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The Community Calendar gives preference to events of general interest within our coverage area, run by not-for-profit organizations.

Date: 
Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 15:30
Location: 
68 Maple Ave., Voorheesville, NY

Voorheesville Farmer's Market. Solarize Albany and Norwex cleaning products.From 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. at 68 Maple Ave., Voorheesville, NY.

Date: 
Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 17:00
Location: 
25 Mountainview St, Voorheesville, NY

An Evening with Matt Maher. An acoustic performance with special guest Dave Pettigrew. Tickets available at iTickets.com. Concert starts at 7:00 p.m. at St. Matthew's Church, 25 Mountainview St, Voorheesville, NY

Date: 
Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 17:30
Location: 
24 Martin Road, Voorheesville, NY

Making Jams and Jellies. Come learn the magic behind making jelly, make a batch of berry jam and take a jar home. Cornell Cooperative Extension of Albany County's first of the three series of Food Preservation classes for adults. From 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. at 24 Martin Road, Voorheesville, NY

Date: 
Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 17:30
Location: 
24 Martin Road, Voorheesville, NY

Jammin! Come learn the magic behind making jelly, make a batch of berry jam and take a jar home. 2nd of a 4-series class by Cornell Cooperative Extension. Costs $20 or $15 each if you take 2 or more. Registration is required, contact

Date: 
Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 17:30
Location: 
725 Madison Ave., Albany.

'Cheers to 100 Years' Celebrates Ownership of Historic Home. The Woman’s Club of Albany will celebrate a century of owning its beautiful historic home. Reservations must be made by July 22, at www.womansclubofalbany.com. A reception and fundraiser is from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the house at 725 Madison Ave., Albany.

Date: 
Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 10:00
Location: 
Blueberry Hill West Trailhead (#5), Albany NY

Family Morning Meander. Start your day outdoors and join us for a hike along the trails of the Blueberry Hill area of the preserve. Reservations required by calling 518-456-0655 or visitwww.AlbanyPineBush.org/events. Starts at 10:00 a.m. at Blueberry Hill West Trailhead (#5), Albany NY, 12205

Date: 
Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 14:00
Location: 
Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center, 195 New Karner Road, Albany, NY

Turtle Time. Don’t miss this chance to observe a live turtle and discover something new about these ancient reptiles! Reservations required by calling 518-456-0655 or visit www.AlbanyPineBush.org/events. Every Friday and Wednesday for the month of August, from 2:00 to 2:30 p.m. at Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center, 195 New Karner Road, Albany, NY

Date: 
Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 15:00
Location: 
1 Quay Street Albany, NY 12207

Live at Five: Marco Benevento with CRTL Control. From 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Jennings Landing, 1 Quay Street Albany, NY 12207

Date: 
Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 15:30
Location: 
Hamilton Union Presbyterian Church, 2291 Western Avenue Guilderland, NY.

Brooks Chicken and Rib BBQ. Take Out ONLY! Chicken Dinner: $12, Rib Dinner: $14. From 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. (or until sold out) at Hamilton Union Presbyterian Church, 2291 Western Avenue  Guilderland, NY.

Date: 
Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 18:00
Location: 
Eldridge Research Station, 284 Pond Hill Road, Rensselaerville, NY

Thursday Night Lecture Series: Does Natural Disturbance Promote or Inhibit an Invasive Species? with George Robinson, Ph.D., SUNY Albany and Huyck Preserve Scientific Advisory Committee. Event starts at 6:00 p.m. at Eldridge Research Station, 284 Pond Hill Road, Rensselaerville, NY

Date: 
Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 19:00
Location: 
Octagon Barn, 588 Middle Road in Knox. Use Delanson 12053 for GPS

An evening of classical music featuring Lyric Soprano and BKW alumna Amanda (Hellwig) Vallejos Dessert Bar to follow. Free will donations to support the Helderberg Family and Community Organization’s offerings of exciting opportunities for area kids and families.  (518) 618-5376. Event starts at 7:00 p.m. at the Octagon Barn, 588 Middle Road in Knox. Use Delanson 12053 for GPS.

Date: 
Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 19:30
Location: 
Tawasentha Park, 188 NY-146, Altamont, NY

GPAC to Host “Guilderland Town Band”, This performance will include guest conductor Anthony Maiello, artistic director of the American Festival Pops Orchestra. Event starts at 7:30 p.m. at Tawasentha Park, 188 NY-146, Altamont, NY

Date: 
Saturday, August 3, 2019 - 09:00
Location: 
Eldridge Research Center, 284 Pond Hill Road, Rensselaerville.

Invasive Species Series: Forest Invaders. Join Lindsay Charlop, Seasonal Invasive Species Steward, in a morning focused on controlling aggressive invasive plants in the forest. From 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to meet at Eldridge Research Center, 284 Pond Hill Road, Rensselaerville.

Date: 
Saturday, August 3, 2019 - 09:00
Location: 
Clarksville Community Church, 1997 Delaware Turnpike (Rte 443) Clarksville, NY 12041

Clarksville Heritage Day. From 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Clarksville Community Church, 1997 Delaware Turnpike (Rte 443) Clarksville, NY 12041

Date: 
Saturday, August 3, 2019 - 10:00
Location: 
32 Washington Ave Schenectady, NY

Secret Stockade Saturdays. A tour from the museum, through the Stockade, and inside two Stockade homes, each with their own legends and lore. Cost is $20, 10:00 a.m. at Schenectady County Historical Society, 32 Washington Ave Schenectady, NY.

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