Area Free Events 10/27 to 11/3/19 (Partial List)

Oct 27 (Sun)

  • Schenectady Greenmarket around City Hall – music, food, vendors and more. Fun for the whole family while shopping locally. 10 am to 2 pm — Next week they will be going indoors at Proctors.
  • Tenth Annual Halloween Parade at the Niskayuna Town Hall from 3:30 to 4:30 pm. Cider and donuts for the kids. Niskayuna Residents.
  • Curtis@Union Free Concert (violinist) Grace Clifford. At Memorial Chapel at Union College. 3 pm
  • American Brass Quintet performing at 3 pm at First United Methodist Church at 603 State St. Sch’dy
  • Oakroom Artists Reception at the Artists’ Space at the National Bottle Museum in Ballston Spa from 2-4 pm (73 Milton Ave)

Oct 28 (Mon)

  • GE Realty Plot presentation by Chris Leonard. Schenectady’s History at Noon at the Main branch of the Schenectady Public Library on Clinton
  • The Creative Life: Conversation Series at UAlbany. Rakim, legendary rapper. 7 pm Performing Arts Center.

Oct 29 (Tues)

  • Sensory Night Hike at 6:30 pm. (all ages). Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center at 195 New Karner Road. Call 518-456-0655 to get on the list.
  • Filming of Schenectady- Capital Region Today in the ADDY Theater at Proctors. 10-11 am. Meet the on-air Guests in person. Plenty of Audience Seating. Arrive before 10 am.

Oct 30 (Wed)

  • MA – Reel’s Film Series at the main branch of the Sch’dy Public Library at noon

Oct 31 (Thurs) – Halloween

  • Halloween Event at the Sch’dy Public Library Main branch from 9 am to 8 pm
  • Halloween Event at the Sch’dy Public Library Bornt branch from 2:30 to 4:30 pm
  • Halloween Event at the Sch’dy Public Library MTP branch from 2:30 to 7:30 pm

Nov 1 (Fri)

  • Morning Meander for Adults at 10 am at Kings Highway Barrens Trailhead #9 (Albany Pine Bush) – call 518-456-0655 for info

Nov 2 (Sat)

  • Discover the Pine Bush at 10:30 am (all ages) Meet at 195 New Karner Road, Albany) – call 518-456-0655 for info

Nov 3 (Sun) — Daylight Savings Time (Fall back one hour)

  • Schenectady Greenmarket inside at Proctors – music, food, vendors and more. Fun for the whole family while shopping locally. 10 am to 2 pm 
  • Give ‘em Hell, Harry! Staged Reading at Sch’dy Civic Players at 2:30 pm


  • Through Nov. 2019 — Outstanding Italian Americans Exhibit – During Museum hours. American Italian Heritage Museum at 1227 Central Ave.
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