Free Area Events (partial list) for Apr 14 to Apr 21

Apr 14 (Sun) — Palm Sunday

  • Schenectady Greenmarket inside Proctors from 10 am to 2 pm. Food, Vendors, Music, Produce and more. A great place to meet your friends.
  • Musicians of Ma’alwyck at RescheduledBeat the Snow Concert Series at 2:30 at the main branch of the Schenectady County Library at 99 Clinton St.

Apr 15 (Mon)

  • Working on the Dark Side of the Moon presented by the Author, Thomas Willemain PhD – Prof Emeritus of RPI.  Books Sandwiched In at the main branch Sch’dy Co Public Library at Noon

Apr 16 (Tues)

  • Filming of Schenectady Today In & Around the Capital Region from 10-11 am in the ADDY Theater at Proctors (3rd Floor)
  • Ben Reavis performing — Free Organ Concert Series at Proctors at Noon
  • Book Discussion “Tailspin” by Stephen Brill at the  Niskayuna branch of the Sch’dy Co Public Library 6:30 pm
  • Book Discussion “The Great Divorce”” by Ilyon Woo at the  Scotia branch of the Sch’dy Co Public Library 1:30  pm
  • 50th Anniversary UAlbany Performing Arts Center Celebration with African Dance and Music at 7pm. Reception for the artists will follow.
  • DEC Eel Project Presentation at Mt. Ida Preservation Hall in Troy at 5:30 pm. Presenter: Garrett McCarey

Apr 17 (Wed)

  • Reels Free Film Series at noon – Green Book rated PG-13 (2018) – Sch’dy County Public Library Main branch
  • Capital District Fly Fishers Club meeting at 6:30 pm at the VFW Post at 140 VFW Road “Fly Fishing for Brook Trout”

Apr 19 (Fri)

  • Passover begins at sundown
  • Spring Symphony and Full Moon Hike  at the Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center at 7:30 pm. Suitable for all ages. Contact for reservations: 518-456-0655
  • “How Connie Got Her Rack Back” from noon to 1 pm. Women’s Community Leadership Network at Proctors.  Connie Bramer Presenting in the Guild Room.  A comical spin on the journey of cancer.

Apr 21 (Sun)

  • Easter Sunday
  • Signs of Spring at the Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center at 1 pm. Suitable for all ages 6. Contact for reservations: 518-456-0655


  • March through April 30 – Two Person Art Show by Vince Forte and Majorie Ward at Beltrone Living Center Gallery at 6 Winners Circle Albany
  • Through April 30 – Schenectady Art Show at Art Associates Gallery at 21 Railroad Ave.
  • Through April 30 — Multiple Artists. Winter in New York at Niskayuna Town Hall
  • May 3 through 19 – Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition at the University Art Museum (SUNYA) 1400 Washington Ave. Albany
  • May through August – One Man Show – Vince Forte at Niskayuna Senior Center at 2682 Aqueduct Rd. Sch’dy.
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