Schenectady / Capital Region Today
Now in our 22nd Year!
Below you will find listings for our interesting on-air guests for the next four weeks. Check out the lists below for our great variety of topics. We start filming at 10 am in THE ADDY THEATRE on Tuesday. A live audience is always welcome and there are plenty of seats. You can meet the guests in person and learn more about their projects or even get involved yourself.
October 1, 2019 – Show #1104
Church & State at Sand Lake Center for the Arts
Patrick White, Director; Valerie Kavanaugh, Producer; Melody Kroger, Stage Manager and Sam Mikit, Actor
Church & State is a fast-paced drama about faith, politics and “The Twitter”. It is three days before Charles Whitmore’s Senate re-election and he’s decided to tell the public exactly what’s on his mind: no filter. What could possibly go wrong?
Organization: Circle Theatre Players at Sand Lake Center for the arts
Mission: To enrich community life through discovering, appreciating and creating excellence in theatre, the performing arts, and the visual arts.
Event: Church & State
Location of event: Sand Lake Center for the Arts, 2880 NY 43, Averill Park, NY
Date/Time: October 4, 5, 10, 11, 12 at 8 pm: October 6, 13 at 2:30 pm
Cost: $18 Adults, $10 under the age of 18
Contact Information: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bites & Brews for SEAT
Jennifer Lawrence, Executive Director SEAT Center & Rob Christopher, Marketing Director, Rivers Casino & Resort
Join us on Friday, October 4th at Rivers Casino and Resort for a fun evening of beer, food tastings, and music to support the education and workforce programs of SEAT Center. Mingle with old friends and make news ones, while visiting over 15 live culinary stations; desserts; 4 brew stations; and our hosted wine and cocktail section. Listen to Ill Funk’s mash up of hip/hop, neo- soul, R&B, and rock or bring your brew outside to enjoy the patio, fire-pit, and one of our area’s hottest rising talents, DJ Ketchup.
Each attendee will receive a take home 4 oz. glass to use for unlimited beer tastings. All stations and food items are included in ticket price. For more information, please visit www.seatcenter.org or contact Nicolle Otty at email@example.com
Organization: Social Enterprise & Training Center
Mission: Our mission is to provide transformative educational and workforce experiences that create a sense of purpose and hope in our communities and connect business to real time solutions.
Event: Bites & Brews
Location of event: Rivers Casino and Resort
Date/Time: Friday, Oct. 4 from 5:30 to 9:30 pm
Cost: $50 before Sept 30 and $60 after then
Contact Information: Hello@seatcenter.org
Harry Potter Day at the Sch’dy Library
Shawn Schultz & Charlene Roman, Event Coordinators
A day of magical fun for all ages. Classes for kids and adults, Diagon Alley vendors, photo booth, fortune teller, the Sorting Hat, Costumed characters and the escape room. There will be a shaved ice truck and a food truck outside.
An additional event will be held on October 19th from 1-4 at Via/Port Rotterdam, this is for ages 7 through adult. Pre-registration may be done at our mall store A Second Look. For more information go to our Facebook page, A Second Look Bookstore. Harry Potter yoga will be held at the central branch of the library on October 1th.
Organization: Friends of the Library
Event: Harry Potter Day
Location of event: Schenectady County Library Main Branch on Liberty St.
Date/Time: Saturday, Oct. 26 from 10 am to 4 pm
Cost: Free event
Facebook: Yes. Friends of the Library
Observe the Moon Night
Valerie Rapson PhD
Information has not been provided by organization at this publication
Organization: Museum of Innovation and Science (miSci)
Contact Information: 518-382-7890
Holocaust Essay Contest
Robert A. Michaels PhD, CEP
Winning students, sponsoring teachers, and families are honored. Students read their essays and receive cash awards and certificates of achievement. The event is videotaped, and DVDs delivered to public television stations such as OSM Channel 16, broadcasting from Proctors Theater. OSM generally broadcasts the event twice weekly over a period of one to two months, and it also may be available on demand via the internet.
Examples of Holocaust Essay Contest Question Themes: Holocaust causes, resistance, denial, rescuers, lessons, prevention
Organization: B’nai B’rith Capital Area Holocaust Essay Contest
Mission: In a 12-county area around Albany and Schenectady Counties: to promote Holocaust education and awareness among Middle School and High School students, our future voters and community leaders, to protect against possible repetition of this tragic era in history.
Event: 2020 B’nai B’rith Capital Area Holocaust Essay Contest
Location of event: Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York, Golub Campus Community Room, 184 Washington Avenue Extension, Albany
Date/Time: June 3, 2020 at 7 pm
Cost: no charge
Contact Information: Dr.RobertMichaels.firstname.lastname@example.org
Al Magid PhD with Book Worm
The Reading Is Fun Program is hosting a Scrabble-Rama competition/fundraiser at Schenectady High School cafeteria on Sat., Nov. 2nd, between 8:30 and 11:30 a.m. Teams of 2-4 players (with their own Scrabble sets) will compete in three games for cash prizes of $300, $200 and $100. Cost is $20 per person. Free Continental Breakfast, raffle prizes and lively fun! Register your team by Oct. 15. Information and Registration Form on www.readingisfun.org or call 518/388-8410 or email email@example.com. Businesses are encouraged to sponsor their team or teams for bragging rights!
Organization: Reading is Fun
Location of event: Schenectady High School Cafeteria
Date/Time: Sat. Nov 2 between 8:30 and 11:30 am.
Cost: $20 pp
Contact Information: firstname.lastname@example.org
Upcoming TV Shows
October 8, 2019 Show #1105
(Topics listed alphabetically – subject to change)
Dinner in the Dark 2019 – ACBNY (Event Oct. 19)
(American Council of the Blind NY Capital District – ACBNY)
Dozynki – Annual Polish Harvest Festival (Event Oct. 12)
(Sponsored by the Church of St. Adalbert)
George Sykala, Co-Chair and The Rogues Band
Carolyn Kozubal, Co-Chair
Elvis Tribute Artists
Thomas J. Greene, ETA
Schenectady Civic Players – Doll’s House Part 2 (Event Oct 11-20)
Joe Fava, Director
Christine Loffredo “Nora’
Schenectady Symphony Orchestra (Event Oct 13)
Glen Cortese, Artistic Director
Robert Bour, President
CDSWOY Women’s Athletics (Event Oct 14)
(Capital District Sports Women of the Year)
Eric McDowell, President
October 15, 2019 Show #1106
(Topics listed alphabetically – subject to change)
Roger Savoy, Founder
DSIC Fall Festival (Event Oct 19)
(Downtown Schenectady Improvement Corporation)
Amy Sonder, Promotions Coordinator
Jason Lecuyer, Sch’dy County Special Events
Leadership Summit America (Event Nov 7-8)
New Media Zone TV Show
Ed Rodriguez – Co-Host
Dave Ragone – Co-Host
Niskayuna Craft Fair (Event date ?)
Guests to be announced
[Pauline Doudoukjian — contact person only]
Schenectady Trading at 609 Union Street
Caroline Bardwell, Owner
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