7/30/19 Newsletter – Topics/Guests

 Schenectady Today In & Around the Capital Region

Now in our 21st Year! – Heading into our 22nd Year!


Below you will find listings for our interesting on-air guests for the next four weeks.  Check out the lists below for our great variety of topics.  We start filming at 10 am in THE ADDY THEATRE on Tuesday. A live audience is always welcome and there are plenty of seats. You can meet the guests in person and learn more about their projects or even get involved yourself.

July 30, 2019 – Show #1095

Segment ONE

Dance Crazy and Appraiser’s RoadShow!

Rita Russell

            This event will benefit Dance Crazy Kids, a local not-for-profit which teaches ballroom dance in area elementary schools to improve youth fitness and health through the sport of dance.

            Do you have treasure in your attic or basement?  Are you curious to know its history or value? 

            Bring your items for appraisal – paintings; posters; prints; toys; jewelry; silver; coins; military and sports memorabilia; Asian ceramics, jade, and art; rugs; tapestries; fabrics; books; documents; photos.   For only $5 per item appraised, you will be benefiting Dance Crazy Kids, a local not-for-profit which teaches ballroom dance in area elementary schools to improve youth fitness and health through the sport of dance.

  • Organization:  Dance Crazy Inc.
  • Mission: To teach ballroom dance in area elementary schools to improve youth fitness and health.
  • Event: Antique Appraisers Road Show
  • Location of event: Joseph E. Zaloga American Legion Post #1520,  4 Everett Road Extension, Albany, NY  12205.

Segment TWO

Saratoga Auto Museum

Dustin Lanterman, Dir. Projects and Operations

Information has not been provided by guest as of this publication

Segment THREE

Family Day at miSci

Dan Beck, Director of Special Events & Membership

            Celebrate your favorite science fiction fandoms and meet your favorite science fiction characters, including: Star Wars, The Ghostbusters, Star Trek, Back to the Future, and more! Come dressed as your favorite sci-fi character. Do awesome science fiction-themed hands-on science with miSci’s Mad Scientists. See a special Star Wars or Star Trek-themed live show or exclusive planetarium show. And explore all of our exhibits! All for regular museum admission!    

            At miSci, all of our exhibits, programs, and events are designed with our mission in mind.
miSci is a dynamic science center that explores the area’s rich technological heritage while celebrating and fostering a regional spirit of invention and imagination.

  • Organization: Museum of Innovation and Science (miSci)
  • Mission: To inspire people to celebrate and explore science and technology, past, present and future. A scientifically literate community sparking innovation
  • Event: Sci-Fi at miSci
  • Location of event: Saturday, August 10 from 11 am to 4 pm
  • Date/Time:
  • Cost: miSci General Admission: Adults: $12; Seniors: $10; Children: $8; Children under age 3: Free; miSci members receive a 50% discount on admission to this event.
  • Contact Information: 518-382-7890 or info@misci.org
  • Facebook: Yes “misciNY”
  • Twitter: @misciNY
  • Instagram: @misci_NY
  • Website: www.misci.org.

Segment FOUR

Clarity, Compassion & Contentment Center

Kim Perone, Coach

Information has not been provided by guest as of this publication

Segment FIVE

Activities for Singles

Dave Freeman, Board Member Singles Outreach Services

          Singles Outreach Services Inc was incorporated as a NYS non-profit corporation on August 12, 1985. The organization was founded earlier but was not incorporated until 1985.
     The purpose of Singles Outreach includes the promotion of a comprehensive program of activities designed to provide adult singles with opportunities to explore new interests, increase social interaction, and develop a network of supportive friendships, as well as education on subjects relevant to single living.

  • Organization: Singles Outreach Services, Inc
  • Mission: Our mission is to serve the single community by providing educational and social activities in a supportive environment for personal growth and cultural enrichment.
  • Event: See Website or Newsletter
  • Location of events: Community Room, 435 New Karner Road, Colonie, NY 12212
  • Date/Time: Activities daily throughout the month
  • Cost: Yearly Membership $30
  • Contact Information: Phone 518-452-6883
  • Facebook: Yes – “Singles Outreach” and “4th Sunday Community Ballroom Dance”
  • Website: www.SinglesOutreach.org

Upcoming Shows           

August 6, 2019 Show #1096

(Topics listed alphabetically – subject to change)

Animal Protective Foundation

            Molly Shaw, Client Care Coordinator

            Evan Cavert, Feline Program Coordinator

Forever Young Performing

            David Gerard

            Ashley Cross, Vocals

            Peter Warren

Legal Corner

            John Musacchio, Esq

Scottish Games at Altamont Fairgrounds

            Bill Munro, Sch’dy Pipe Band

August 13, 2019 Show #1097

(Topics listed alphabetically – subject to change)


            Janene Bouck, Photographer/Artist

Conversation with:

            Byron Nillson, Musician and More


            Pamela Carlisle Frank, PhD – President

            Joshua M. Frank, PhD – Executive Director

Jazz Performance in the Area

            Lindsey Weissman

            Additional Guests ?

Additional Guests in process

August 20, 2019 Show #1098

(Topics listed alphabetically – subject to change)

Amelia’s Restaurant

            Randy Loren, Owner and Performer


            Lauren Harrington    

Refugees Welcome Center

            Tim Doherty, Executive Director Refugee Welcome Corporation

Schenectady Historical Society – Arts and Crafts Festival

            Mary Zawacki, Executive Director

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