Free Area Events (Partial List) from March 31 to April 7

Mar 31 (Sun)

  • Schenectady Greenmarket inside Proctors from 10 am to 2 pm. Food, Vendors, Music, Produce and more. A great place to meet your friends.
  • Etude Club of Schenectady (classical music ensembles) atBeat the Snow Concert Series at 2:30 at the main branch of the Schenectady County Library at 99 Clinton St.

Apr 1 (Mon)

  • Change in Early Nineteenth Century Higher Education in NY’s Capital District Presented by the author, Richard Ognibene, Prof Emeritus Siena College. Books sandwiched in at the main branch Sch’dy Co Public Library at Noon.

Apr 2 (Tues)

  • Stop by the Filming of Schenectady Today In & Around the Capital Region with our wonderful guests and informative topics. Filming from 10 to 11 am in the ADDY Theater on the 3rd Floor of Proctors. Plenty of audience seating.

Apr 4 (Thurs)

  • Paul Reiser, Comedian, Actor, TV writer and musician will present at The Creative Life: A Conversation Series at 8 pm at Page Hall at SUNYA (downtown campus)
  • Wild and Wacky Woodcock Walk at the Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center at 7 pm. Suitable for ages 6 and up. Contact for reservations: 518-456-0655
  • Noon Brown Bag Lecture Series: Katrina Trask Gateway Memorial presented by local artist Rumara Jewett at Saratoga Springs public library’s H. Dutcher Community Room  at noon. (49 Henry Street)
  • Welcome Your Neighbors: “8 Borders/8 days” Film screening and panel discussion at SUNY SCCC Stockade room 102 on Thursday, April 4 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm Free event

Apr 5 (Fri)

  • Morning Meander at the Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center at 10 am. Suitable for adults. Contact for reservations: 518-456-0655

Apr 6 (Sat)

  • Wonder Walk at the Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center at 10:30 am. Suitable for ages 6 and up. Contact for reservations: 518-456-0655
  • Repair Café at the main branch of the Sch’dy Co Public Library from 10 am to 2 pm.  Bring your broken items and let the repair coaches breathe new life into them.

Apr 7 (Sun)

  • Annual Autism Day at Via Aquarium with Special Appearance by Curious George – Free Admission for families affected by autism from 9:30 to 11 am.  Space is limited, Register by calling 518-382-2941
  • Schenectady Greenmarket inside Proctors from 10 am to 2 pm. Food, Vendors, Music, Produce and more. A great place to meet your friends.


  • Through March 31 – Vince Forte Jr. “Celebrating Italian Artists” at the American Italian Heritage Museum at 1227 Central Ave.Albany
  • Through May 31– Multiple Artists Group Show at the Turf Tavern at 40 Mohawk Ave. Scotia.
  • Through March 31 – Colonie Art League Show at William K Sanford Town Library at 629 Albany Shaker Rd.
  • Through March 31 – Iroquois Indian Museum Exhibit at the Sch’dy Co. Public Library Main Branch (Their museum is located in Howes Cave, NY)
  • 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
  • Through August 31 – “Ebru” curated by Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University. At the NYS Folklore Society on Jay St. (a/k/a NYF) – Turkish Paper Marbling.
  • May through August – One Man Show – Vince Forte at Niskayuna Senior Center at 2682 Aqueduct Rd. Sch’dy.
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