Free Area Events (partial list) for Sept 23 to Sept 30

Sept 23 (Sun)

  • Flint House Fall Festival from 11 am to 3 pm. Scotia. Musicians of Ma’alwyck will perform at 1:30 pm. Bring a chair & picnic and enjoy the event.
  • Staged Reading of “Three Viewings” at 2:30 pm at Sch’dy Civic Players in the Stockade (donations accepted). Open seating.
  • Walk for RITA Annual Out of Darkness Walk at 9 am in Saratoga
  • Children’s Picture Book exhibit at Capital District Chinese School Colonie Library from 1 to 4:30 pm (part of Chinese Cultural Festival)
  • Adirondack Balloon Festival at Lake George. Starts at 5 am

Sept 24 (Mon)

  • Full Moon Hike for adults at the Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center at 6:30 pm

Sept 25 (Tues)

  • “Uncommon Type” — Book Discussion at 6:30 pm in the Swanker Board Room of the Sch’dy Public Library
  • Forgettable Four will be performing on our stage. Schenectady Today In & Around the Capital Region is Filmed at the ADDY Theatre at Proctors at 10 am. Audience welcome

Sept 26 (Wed)

  • National Ballroom Dance Week Celebration with Dance Demonstrations – Colonie Center – two dance performance shows (6:30 and 7:30 pm)
  • “Rampage” — Reels at Noon – Film Series at Sch’dy Public Library – main branch
  • Urbanization and Children of Migrants in China by Prof. Kam Wing Chen at noon – SUNYA Standish Room 3rd floor of Science Library

Sept 27 (Thurs)

  • Comedy — The Old Lady’s Guide to Survival at 8 pm at the Church of the Covenant, 2055 NY 43 Averill Park. Carol Johnson and Barbara L. Smith performing.

Sept 28 (Fri)

  • Groovin’ @ Gateway (music, food & Fun) at the Gateway Plaza at 12 State Street in Sch’dy. It’s a new performance space. 5:30 to 7:30 pm
  • Comedy — The Old Lady’s Guide to Survival at 8 pm at the Church of the Covenant, 2055 NY 43 Averill Park. Carol Johnson and Barbara L. Smith performing.
  • Art in the Park – Congress Park in Saratoga 10 am to 4 pm (about 80 artists)

Sept 29 (Sat)

  • Pet Expo at Viaport Rotterdam Mall from 11 am to 3 pm
  • Birds Take Flight at 7 am – suitable for tweens and up. Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center, New Karner Road
  • Albany Book Festival at UALbany Campus Center from 10 am to 4 pm
  • Comedy — The Old Lady’s Guide to Survival at 2:30 pm at the Church of the Covenant, 2055 NY 43 Averill Park. Carol Johnson and Barbara L. Smith performing.

Sept 30 (Sun)

  • Schenectady Greenmarket around City Hall from 10 am to 2 pm. Music, food, vendors and fresh produce.
  • Brilliant and Bristly Buckmoths suitable from 6 and up. 0.9 mi hike. Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center.

Other Re-occurring Events

  • Continuing — Every Sunday night until further notice: Free Jazz Series at Van Slykes in the Rivers Casino from 5 pm to 8 pm
  • Through Oct 13 — Sharon Bates Exhibition up at Opalka Gallery
  • Through Sept 27 – Farmers Market in Colonie Cook Park from 4 – 7 pm.
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