Meet up & Education

Date: 
Sunday, June 3, 2018 - 10:00
Location: 
Ganondagan State Historic Site at 7000 County Road 41, P.O. Box 239, Victor, NY 14564

Realizing Peace through the Natural World: Botanist, teacher, mother, and beloved author Robin Wall Kimmerer will engage attendees in an interactive presentation on “The Gifts of Plants,” exploring the ways in which native plants offer gifts of food, materials, medicine, and beauty. Kimmerer shares her understanding of how plants are our oldest teachers. She encourages humans to act in reciprocity by giving their gifts to care for plants. Following the discussion and book signing will be a light Iroquois White Corn lunch.

Date: 
Saturday, June 2, 2018 - 10:00
Location: 
Mabee Farm

Dangerous Frontier Living History Weekend. Travel back to the tumultuous year of 1759 as the Mabee Farm is transformed into an outpost on the Mohawk frontier during the French and Indian War. Danger lurks at every corner as skilled artisans practice their crafts, boats drift down the Mohawk, and militiamen prepare for a climactic battle. Canons will boom, muskets will flare. The only question is: will you be there? Saturday, June 2 from 10 am - 5 pm and Sunday, June 3 from 10 am - 3 pm at Mabee Farm; $10 per car

 

Date: 
Saturday, June 2, 2018 - 01:00 to 03:00
Location: 
Ganondagan State Historic Site at 7000 County Road 41, P.O. Box 239, Victor, NY 14564

On Saturday, June 2 from 1 - 3 pm. - Around the Table: Conversations About Hodinöhsö:ni’ Women from Creation to Today: Sally Roesch Wagner, author, historian and former executive director of the Matilda Joslyn Gage House joins Mohawk Clanmother Louise McDonald for a fascinating discussion on women’s spiritual, economic, social, and political roles in Hodinöhsö:ni’ and Euro-American culture.

Date: 
Saturday, June 2, 2018 - 10:30
Location: 
On the campus of the American Italian Heritage Association and Museum at 1227 Central Avenue, Albany, NY.

Riunione dei Giovani (Youth Gathering): Celebrating Italian Heritage on Saturday, June 2 from 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. We are happy to offer this free program to young people of high school and college age as an opportunity for them to gain an appreciation for and increased knowledge of the contributions of Italians to the fabric of America.

Date: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 07:00 to 09:00
Location: 
Guilderland Town Hall

Guilderland Police will be hosting free Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (CRASE) course on May 30 from 7 to 9 p.m at the Guilderland Town Hall.

 

Date: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 06:00 to 08:00
Location: 
On the lawn of the Revolutionary War stone fort at 145 Stone Fort Road in Schoharie

Old Stone Fort Museum will host members of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War for the traditional Decoration Day ceremony, now known as Memorial Day, on the lawn of the Revolutionary War stone fort. 6 p.m. 145 Stone Fort Road in Schoharie. Call (518)295-7192.

Date: 
Monday, May 28, 2018 - 10:00
Location: 
Knox Museum

The Saddlemire Homestead (Knox Museum) will be open from 10 to 1.  Come browse our many exhibits depicting early life in the Pillbox Capital of the world while awaiting the arrival of the parade! Also, check out our selection of gifts for Dad or Grad.  For more information, call 518-860-7861.

 

Date: 
Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 06:30
Location: 
Bethlehem Town Hall, 445 Delaware Ave., Delmar.

League of Women Voters of Albany County and the Women’s Press Club of New York State will host a community forum on “How to Talk. How to Listen: Fractured Conversations in a Polarized Society” at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 29, at the Bethlehem Town Hall, 445 Delaware Ave., Delmar.

 

Date: 
Sunday, May 27, 2018 - 10:00
Location: 
Thacher Park - Begin at Pear Orchard and walk along the Escarpment Trail

Doggy Day Stroll in Thacher Park. 10 a.m.  Join us with your furry friends for a leisurely stroll through the park. We will begin at Pear Orchard and walk along the Escarpment Trail. Learn about different techniques for keeping your dog safe and comfortable while they enjoy the outdoors. Proof of recent vaccinations and six-foot leash (maximum) is required. To register call 518-872-1237. Parking fee is $6 per vehicle.

Date: 
Saturday, May 26, 2018 - 10:00
Location: 
Thacher Park (Call for meeting place)

“What is a Vernal Pond?”  at Thacher Park. 10 a.m. Vernal ponds are ephemeral wetlands that fill with water from winter and spring rains, and usually dry out by the end of summer. Come try your hand at citizen science, and discover why vernal pools are known to be the coral reefs of the northeastern forest. Appropriate for ages 8 and older. Call 518-872-0800 to register and for meeting place. Park entrance fee is $6 per vehicle.

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