Schenectady Today In & Around the Capital Region
Now in our 21st 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.
April 2, 2019 – Show #1078
Time Stands Still at Sch’dy Civic Players
John Quinan, Director; Jean Carney “Sarah”; Laura Graver “Mandy”
“Time Stands Still” focuses on Sarah and James, a photojournalist and a foreign correspondent trying to find happiness in a world that seems to have gone crazy. Theirs is a partnership based on telling the toughest stories, and together making a difference. But when their own story takes a sudden turn, the adventurous couple confronts the prospect of a more conventional life.
Civic Players and Capital Area actors featured in Time Stands Still are Jean Carney, Michael Schaefer, David Rook, Laura Graver and Michael Silvia.
Organization: Schenectady Civic Players
Event: Time Stand Still by Donald Marguiles
Location of event: Green Room at the Civic Players Playhouse
Date/Time: Sunday, April 7 at 2:30 pm
Cost: Pay what you will
2018 Tax Season – Final Update
Tracy Randle, Program Director; Joanne Passineau, Site Coordinator
Households with income of $55,000 and below can have their taxes prepared for FREE by an IRS Certified Tax Preparer.
We are actively seeking volunteers for the program. Training is free. You can visit www.unitedtovolunteer.org or email Tracy Randle (see below)
Organization: CA$H Coalition Greater Capital Region
Mission: To help individuals and families keep their hard earned money
Event: Free Tax Prep
Locations: Various Locations throughout the Greater Capital Region
Dates: January to April 2019
Time: Call 2-1-1 for appointments and information
Contact Information: Tracy Randle firstname.lastname@example.org , 518-640-2371
Annie Comes to Hubbard Hall
David Snider, Executive & Artistic Director; Virginia May Edinger, Director
Hubbard Hall & the Cambridge Central School Drama Club present the Broadway Smash Annie!
Annie is a Broadway musical based upon the popular Harold Gray comic strip Little Orphan Annie, with music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Martin Charnin, and book by Thomas Meehan. The original Broadway production opened in 1977 and ran for nearly six years, setting a record for the Alvin Theatre (now the Neil Simon Theatre). It spawned numerous productions in many countries, as well as national tours, and won the Tony Award for Best Musical. The musical’s songs “Tomorrow” and “It’s the Hard Knock Life” are among its most popular musical numbers.
Direction and choreography by Virginia May Edinger; Musical directed by Richard Cherry; Voice coaching and stage management by Moe Cossey; Assistant directing by Katherine Danforth
Join us for the third year of the CCS Drama Musical here in Hubbard Hall! From the company that brought you The Sound of Music and Fiddler on the Roof, this show will blow you away with all of its heart, soul and song.
Organization: Hubbard Hall Cultural & Education Center
Mission: Hubbard Hall is a thriving arts center dedicated to cultivating, sustaining and promoting the cultural life of our rural community in Washington County, NY and throughout the Capital Region.
Event: Annie – the Musical by Strouse, Charmin & Meehan
Location of event: Hubbard Hall Center for the Arts in Cambridge, NY
Cost: $10 General, $5 Students 21 and Under
Date/Time: April 5-14 — Fridays-Saturdays at 7:30 pm Sundays at 2 pm
Contact Information: 518-677-2495 and email@example.com
Facebook: Yes. Hubbard Hall Cultural and Education Center
Hamilton! The Eddies! Next Season and More at Proctors
Michael Eck, Sr. Communications & Public Relations Leader
Six acts have been announced to represent local sounds at the inaugural Capital Region Thomas Edison Music Awards, April 14 at Proctors.
The performers represent the wide range of music found throughout the Capital Region, touching on songwriters, hip-hop artists, worldbeat musicians, blues rockers and party bands.
Alex Torres and his Latin Orchestra, Bear Grass, Johnny 2 Phones, New York Players, Wyld Blu and Rich Ortiz will appear at the festivities, which will be hosted by musician/comedian Erin Harkes (nominated for Solo or Duo Performer of the Year—Covers Category).
Event: The Capital Region Thomas Edison Music Awards and more
Location of event: Proctors
Date/Time: Sunday, April 14 at 6 pm
Cost: $20 in advance or $25 at door for the Eddies.
Contact Information: Box Office at Proctors 432 State ST. Sch’dy or 518-346-4204
Harry Potter Day at miSci
Dan Beck, Dir. of Membership & Special Events
Are you a muggle trying to escape the routine of everyday life? Are you a wizard or witch looking to return to the wizarding world? No matter your circumstance you should come to “The Science and Wizardry of Harry Potter” presented by miSci. On Saturday, April 13th miSci will transform from a museum to an interactive experience space complete with everything a wizard, young or old, may need to expand on their magical journey.
Organization: miSci (Museum of Innovation and Science)
Vision: A scientifically literate community sparking innovation
Mission: To inspire people to celebrate and explore science and technology, past, present and future
At miSci, all of our exhibits, programs, and events are designed with our mission in mind. miSci is a dynamic science center that explores the area’s rich technological heritage while celebrating and fostering a regional spirit of invention and imagination.
Event: The Science & Wizardry of Harry Potter
Location of event: miSci – Nott Terrace Heights, Sch’dy
Date/Time: Saturday, April 13 from 11 am to 4 pm
Cost: miSci General Admission: Adults: $12, Seniors: $10, Children: $8; Children under age 3: Free
Contact Information: 518-382-7890 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Facebook: Yes “miSciNY”
Walk for Mercy
Richard S. Zazycki, Executive Director
The “Walk for Mercy” fundraising activity is our annual spring event, having as its theme; “Widening the Circles of Mercy” and is being done in partnership with Maria College which is another sponsored work of the Sisters of Mercy…
“Walk For Mercy” to benefit Circles of Mercy and Maria College’s Student Support Center. Circles of Mercy and Maria College are sponsored ministries of the Sisters of Mercy.
Admission to the event is free… To ensure a successful event, walkers and sponsors are needed. Kindly RSVP by April 2, 2019 by calling Circles of Mercy at 518-462-0899 -or- email us at email@example.com.
Registration and Open House takes place at Marian Hall. Walk also supports Maria College’s Frank E. O’Brien, Jr. Student Support Center. There will be Refreshments, Free Walk T-Shirts to the first 50 Walkers, and also several Prize Raffles
Organization: Circles of Mercy, Inc
Mission: Circles of Mercy, is a sponsored ministry of the Sisters of Mercy NE Community, With a 21-year tradition of providing hope, hospitality and empowerment to Individuals in the Rensselaer Community, especially women and women with children…
Event: “Walk for Mercy” in Partnership with Maria College
Location of event: Maria College – Marian Hall – 700 New Scotland Avenue | Albany, NY 12208
Date/Time: Saturday, April 6, 2019 — 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Cost: Free – Need Both Walkers and Donors
Facebook: Yes “Circles of Mercy”
April 9, 2019 Show #1079
(Topics listed alphabetically – subject to change)
DEC & American Eel Research Project
Garrett McCarey, Volunteer
Girl Scouts of NENY — Camping
Mary Buszuwski, Executive Director
Legal Corner — Law Update
John Musacchio, Esq
Mother Teresa Cancer Awareness Fund
Terra Maddalone-Ristau, Executive Director & Co-Founder
Joyce Maddalone, Co-Founder and Chair
Women’s Symposium – Habitat for Humanity — (Event Apr 24 & 25)
Madeline Thorne, Executive Director Habitat for Humanity
Brenda Keneally, Photojournalist
April 16, 2019 Show #1080
(Topics listed alphabetically – subject to change)
Black Diamond Group Performance Ensemble
Other guests TBA
Jan’s Wanderings – Topic Historical Windows
Kema’s Kreations – Fashion Bags
Karen (Kema) Maxwell, Designer
The Living Room – Crisis Diversion Program
Tele Rabii, Peer Specialist: Living Room
Jennifer DeCresente, Program Director: RSS
Jennifer Clemons: Care Manger: The Living Room
Mary May, LCSW-R, Clinical Mgr.: Ellis Mental Health Clinic
Hannah Springer, MSW, Program Mgr.: Schenectady Care Mgmt.
Eileen Soricillo McGachey LCSW-R, Supvr. Psychiatry Living Room
MiSci – Dudley Observatory & Octagon Barn
Valerie Rapson PhD, Astrophysicist
April 23 2019 Show #1081
(Topics listed alphabetically – subject to change)
Author of Let My Legacy be Love, A Story of Discovery & Transformation
Author of Parabellum (When you live in Peace, Prepare for War) – Spy/Thriller
miSci – Gala (Event May 3)
Schenectady Light Opera – 42nd Street (May 3 – 12)
Suzanne Rayome, Director
Additional Guests TBA
Taiwanese American Heritage Week – (Event May 6)
Chungchin Chen, Organizer
Ginger Lin, Pres. TACS (Taiwanese American Cultural Society)
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