Meet up & Education

Date: 
Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 11:30
Location: 
Guilderland Elks Lodge, 3867 Rte. 146 (Carman Road) in Schenectady, NY 12303

New York Capital District Christian Women's Connection is sponsoring a Red, White & Blue Luncheon at the Guilderland Elks Lodge, 3867 Rte. 146 (Carman Road) in Schenectady, NY 12303 beginning at 11:30 am and ending at approximately 1:30 pm. Reservations are necessary no later than August 3, and cancellations a must.  Please call Nancy at (518) 869-0642. On the menu this month is a Turkey Sub with Pasta Salad. The cost is $16.00 inclusive (cash only please).

Date: 
Sunday, August 5, 2018 - 10:00
Location: 
Meet at the LaGrange Bush parking area at Thacher Park

Sunday, Aug. 5, at 10:00 a.m.: Dog Days of Summer at Thacher Park. Join us with your furry friends as we adventure through the park. Learn how to keep your dog cool, hydrated, and comfortable when exploring in the summer heat. We will begin at the LaGrange Bush parking area. Proof of recent vaccinations and six-foot leash (maximum) are required.  Call 518-872-0800 to register. Park entrance fee is $6 per vehicle.

 

Date: 
Saturday, August 4, 2018 - 01:00 to 04:00
Location: 
Eldridge Research Station, 284 Pond Hill Road, Rensselaerville, NY 12147

Science Symposium and Environmental Monitoring Workshop on Aug. 4 from 1 - 4 pm at the Eldridge Research Station, 284 Pond Hill Road, Rensselaerville, NY 12147. Contact

Date: 
Saturday, August 4, 2018 - 02:00
Location: 
Thacher Nature Center

Saturday, August 4, at 2:00 p.m.: “Home is Where the Hive is” at Thacher Nature Center. Join us for a fun and fascinating look at our honeybee observation hive! We’ll meet the querulous queen, the woebegone workers, and the dull drones, while learning about the various jobs they have within the colony. Observe up close the features of the hive, including the fabulous feeding port and the tubular TUBE. Try on the beekeeping equipment, and test your honeybee knowledge in a friendly trivia game! Program is appropriate for adults and children.

Date: 
Monday, July 30, 2018 - 09:00 to 12:00
Location: 
CCE Albany at 24 Martin Rd. in Voorheesville

Canine Camp will run July 30 - August 3, from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm.  Our theme this year is “Dogs with Jobs.”  Join us to learn about canine health, behavior, training, enjoy demonstrations, and meet new friends!   Youth ages 10-18 are welcome to attend. Camp fee:  $65.00.  Space is limited, please register early!  Contact Ashley Pierce Agriculture Educator 

Date: 
Sunday, July 29, 2018 - 01:00
Location: 
Thacher Nature Center 

Calling All Insect Enthusiasts! at Thacher Nature Center at 1:00p.m. Learn how to catch insects like a professional, identify them, and get started on your very own collection! This program will involve pinning real insect specimens. If possible, please bring a shoebox and piece of Styrofoam for the program. Call 518-872-0800 to register.

Date: 
Saturday, July 28, 2018 - 10:00
Location: 
Hilltowns Senior Center at 1656 Helderberg Trail (Rt. 443), Berne, NY 12023

Albany County Executive Daniel McCoy will be hosting his seventh “Meet & Greet” tour which provides an opportunity for residents to ask their questions and to hear about various initiatives and issues in Albany County. Hilltowns Senior Center 1656 Helderberg Trail (Rt. 443) 12023 at 10 am.

Date: 
Saturday, July 28, 2018 - 02:00
Location: 
Thacher Park Visitor Center

Saturday, July 28, at 2:00 p.m.: Glacier Behavior at Thacher Park. Come to the Visitor Center and “Chill” with our educators as we learn about how glaciers behave. Believe it or not, the ice is also strong enough to shape the landscape. The program will have hands on demonstrations perfect for the entire family. Call 518-872-0800 to register. Park entrance fee is $6 per vehicle.

Date: 
Saturday, July 28, 2018 - 10:00 to 12:00
Location: 
Thacher Nature Center

Saturday, July 28, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.: Karner Blue Butterfly Painting Class for Kids at Thacher Nature Center. The Karner Blue Butterfly is a rare butterfly that thrives in our area. Come learn about them while you paint this blue beauty with artist and teacher Noreen Powell. Learn to use artistic techniques to create a sense of texture and movement that will make your painting come to life! Fee of $10 includes all materials. This program is appropriate for children 7-13 years old. Please call 518-872-0800 to register your child

Date: 
Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 07:00
Location: 
Badgley Museum Annex at the Old Stone Fort Museum Complex, located in the village of Schoharie at 145 Fort Road

The Schoharie County Historical Society Summer Lecture Series will continue on Thursday, July 26 at 7 p.m. with “Reconstructing Cobleskill”, presented by local author and historian Peter Lindemann. Badgley Museum Annex at the Old Stone Fort Museum Complex, located in the village of Schoharie at 145 Fort Road.

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