Partial List of Free Area Events Oct 28 to Nov 4

Oct 28 (Sun)

  • Schenectady Greenmarket from 10 am to 2 pm around City Hall
  • Halloween Parade at Niskayuna Town Hall from 3:30 to 4:30 pm Cider and donuts for the kids.

Oct 30 (Tues)

  • Magic Show (celebrating National Magic Week) at the Schenectady Today Show In & Around the Capital Region in the ADDY Theatre at Proctors (3rd floor) starting at 10 am. Other informative guests as always.
  • Sensory Night Hike suitable for all ages. 6:30 pm Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center.

Oct 31 (Wed)

  • Happy Halloween
  • On Chesil Beach – noon movie at the main branch of the Sch’dy County Public Library.

Nov 1 (Thurs)

  • Conversation Series with Jean Shin (Collections) at 7 pm at the University Performing Arts Center at 1400 Washington Ave. uptown Campus. For Info (518) 442-3997. Sponsored by the Writers Institute.

Nov 2 (Fri)

  • Morning Meander at 10 am (Adults) – 1.4 mile hike. Meet at the Blueberry Hill West Trailhead #5 – (Pine Bush)
  • Classic Science Fiction Film Festival “Save the Green Planet” and Lecture Series – Classic Science Fiction with Eugene Lin at 7 pm at the LINDA at 339 Central Ave. For Info (518) 442-3997. Sponsored by the Writers Institute.

Nov 3 (Sat)

  • Discover the Pine Bush at 10:30 pm – suitable for all ages. Meet at the Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center on New Karner Road

Nov 4 (Sun)

  • Schenectady Greenmarket at Proctors 10 am to 2 pm. Music, vendors, food and more.
  • Free orchestral performance at 3 pm at First Reformed Church in Sch’dy. Attendees are encouraged to bring a non-perishable food item for Thanksgiving Dinners


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