I think that we’re going to try to go skiing again on Sunday. Here’s what I’ve found for this weekend.
- The Last Dragon begins this weekend at Steamer 10 Theatre, with performances at a variety of times on all three days. You know I love Steamer 10, and if you’ve never taken the kids to a show before, here’s where I tell you not to be scared.
- It’s the Jam & Sing Thing all weekend. This is a celebration of traditional music.
- Tangled continues at Scotia Cinema.
- The Albany Devils have home games on Friday and Saturday nights at 7 pm.
Evening of Friday the 14th:
- Tumbling Tykes is having a Parents Night Out from 5:30-8:30 pm. It’s $25/first child, $15/additional kid. You’re supposed to RSVP by Monday the 10th.
- At 6 pm, RPI hosts Union for a Swimming and Diving Meet.
Saturday the 15th:
- Learn how to Follow a Fisher at Grafton Lakes. This is basically a full-day class, so only for older nature enthusiasts.
- From 10:30-11:30 am, it’s Little Wonders of Science, a free program for preschoolers at Schenectady Museum.
- At 11 am & 1 pm, there are planetarium shows at the Albany Visitors Center.
- From noon to 4 pm, Goff Middle School in East Greenbush invites folks to Winterfest 2011. Pony rides, face paining, games, & animals.
- It’s Family Fun Day from 1-4 pm at the New York State Museum.
- At 1 pm, the Teen Yoga class begins at the Troy Public Library.
- The Hellions of Troy have a roller derby bout at Rollarama at 8 pm.
Sunday the 16th:
- Take a Snowshoe Walk at Thacher at 10 am.
- At noon, kids 8 and up can learn about Energy Science at the Schenectady Museum.
- It’s Family Discovery Day from 1-3 pm at the Hyde Collection. Learn about math in art.
- Take a Discovery Hike at the Albany Pine Bush at 2 pm.
- There’s Winter Lights, an Interfaith Story Circle, at 2 pm at St. Helen’s Church in Schenectady.
- From 2-3 pm, there’s a Live Animal Demonstration at the Children’s Museum at Saratoga.
- At 2:30 pm, there’s a Beat the Snow Concert at the downtown Schenectady Public Library. Free.
- The Schenectady Symphony Orchestra will be performing at Proctors at 3 pm. $10/adult, $6/kid.
- From 7-9:30 pm, there’s a Moonlight Ski and Snowshoe at Wilton Wildlife Preserve.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day/Monday the 17th:
- CMOST is open.
- From 9-11:30 am there’s the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Observance followed by a Beloved Community March.
- Kids 5 and up can experience Our Wonderful World from 10 am to noon at the Children’s Museum at Saratoga. This is free, but you need to pre-register. It sounds like a fun program.
- From 10 am to noon, spend a Day of Service in honor of MLK at the Albany Pine Bush.
- The Schenectady Museum has hands-on activities from noon to 3:30 pm, and it’s the last chance to check out the model trains.
- At 1 pm, there’s Fly Guy Celebration at the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Library. It’s for children in grades K to 2, and pre-registration is required.
- The Bethlehem Public Library is showing Beauty and the Beast at 2:30 pm.
- At 7 pm, there’s a Moonlight Ski at Vischer Ferry Nature Preserve in Clifton Park. Bring your own skis, but they’ll supply the cocoa.
January 13, 2011 No Comments