BETHLEHEM — The Delmar Community Orchestra will begin rehearsals for a modified fall season on Monday, Sept. 13, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Delmar Reformed Church at 386 Delaware Ave.

ALBANY COUNTY — On Saturday, car seats for children will be checked for free as part of a county program at Crossgates Mall in Guilderland.

At the grand opening of the new Phillips Hardware Store in Altamont from Sept. 10 to 12, a special “Bucket Sale” will be held to benefit local charities including STRIDE Adaptive Sports — a Capital Region not-for-profit that helps people with disabilities to live an active and healthy lifestyle.

After a year-long hiatus as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Schoharie Valley Singers are proud to begin rehearsals for their 43rd concert season entitled, “Bright Morning Stars.” Rehearsals will begin on Tuesday, Aug. 24, and will be held at the Latter Day Saints Church in Central Bridge at 141 Church St.

It's opening day for the Altamont Fair on Tuesday August 17 after COVID canceled last years fair and people came in droves through the turnstiles. 

On Tuesday August 17, girls from all ages competed in the Miss Altamont Fair pageant, which missed last year due to COVID, returned to crowned six new queens for this years fair.

On Friday, August 13, the students of Farnsworth Middle School held their release of the Monarch butterflies that the student grew since the start of the butterfly garden.

Nicaya-Isabella Rios sings Thursday night at Tawasentha Park as part of the Broadway Concert in the Park show, featuring Broadway performers and local talent. Rios, a Guilderland graduate, won the best actress award this year in the fifth Proctors High School Musical Theater Awards.