GUILDERLAND — A new program, Checking on Our Neighbors, is connecting isolated seniors in Rensselaer County with volunteers who provide ongoing check-ins and assurance phone calls to combat loneliness.

Albany’s annual Tulip Festival on Sunday May 9.

KNOX — Free masks will be given to Knox residents on Saturday, May 2, from 9 a.m. to noon or while supplies last.

Residents may drive through at the town hall, at 2192 Berne-Altamont Road, and receive a free mask without having to leave their vehicle.

WESTERLO — The First Baptist Church of Westerlo is hosting an Outdoor Drive-In Worship Service in its parking lot on Sunday, May 3, and Sunday, May 10. Both services will start at 10 a.m.

The church is located at 618 Route 143 in Westerlo.

Scam alert

A recent email received at The Enterprise purports to be from the federal government, speeding up the processing of stimulus checks by asking the recipient for a full name, address, Social Security number and phone number.

This is a scam.

“The COVID-19 pandemic has upended our lives, as well as the state economy, and it will be a long road to recovery,” said Thomas Dinapoli in an announcement.

ALTAMONT — Coronavirus isolation did not stop the children of Mary and Hal Hughes from celebrating their birthdays — 92 and 90 — which are just a week apart.

Send us your photos of the season.

New York’s attorney general, Letitia James, has issued guidance to New Yorkers, highlighting how to navigate tenant issues related to the coronavirus disease 2019.

 ALBANY COUNTY — Cornell Cooperative Extension is offering two free online courses for parents. Each course is given in four sessions.

The Magic Years is for parents or caregivers of children up to age 4 is offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11 a.m.