Free Area Events (partial list) for Sept 9 through Sept 16

Sept 9 (Sun)

  • Rosh Hashanah (starts in the evening)
  • Greek Festival at 510 Liberty St. Sch’dy – Hellenic Center
  • Schenectady Greenmarket around City Hall from 10 am to 2 pm
  • Music at the Mill: John Scarpulla Band at Historic Bunn-Tillapaugh Mill in Richmondville.
  • Family Nature journaling suitable for all ages. 10 am. Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center at 196 New Karner Road

Sept 10 (Mon)

  • Barn Stories: Reflections from a Saratoga Co. Horse Farm reviewed by the author, Mary Cuffe Perez. Books Sandwiched in at noon at the Sch’dy Co. Public Library Main Branch

Sept 11 (Tues)

  • Rosh Hashanah (ends in the evening)
  • Final Four Big Reveal – One County One book selection from 6:30 to 7:30 pm at the main branch of the Sch’dy County Library – Clinton St. Light refreshments.
  • “Girl in Transition” — Book Discussion at 2 pm in the Swanker Board Room of the Sch’dy Public Library
  • Forgettable Four Performing on our Stage — Schenectady Today Show films at The ADDY at Proctors (third floor) at 10 am. Plenty of theater seating.
  • Ned Spain and Guests performing — Free Organ Concert Series at Proctors at Noon

Sept 12 (Wed)

  • Children’s Picture Books Exhibit at Montessori Magnet School in Albany at 6:30 pm (part of Chinese Cultural Festival)
  • “A Wrinkle in Time” — Reels at Noon – Film Series at Sch’dy Public Library – main branch

Sept 13 (Thurs)

  • Grand opening of Collaboratory in Albany’s South End at 4 Lincoln Square. 11 am. Health assessments and more for the community.
  • Jammin’ on Jay with Grand Central Station from 6 to 9:30 pm (Schenectady)

Sept 15 (Sat)

  • Lake George Jazz Festival – Shepard Park from 1 – 9 pm
  • Children’s Picture Book exhibit at Albany Pin Hill Library from 1 to 4:30 pm (part of Chinese Cultural Festival)
  • Niska-Day Rescheduled Fireworks at 8:30 pm at the Zenner Road Soccer Fields – these will follow the 10th Annual Nisky Fall Fun Run

Sept 16 (Sun)

  • Lake George Jazz Festival – Shepard Park from 1 – 6 pm
  • Hudson Mohawk Bird Club Fall Bird Hike from 7:30 am to noon. Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center. Adults.

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
  • Sharon Bates Exhibition Opening Sept 7 from 6-8 pm and up until Oct. 13 at Opalka Gallery



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