What if. . .

I completely blew off posting tonight and spent that time making myself no-bake cookies instead?  Would you lose all respect for me?

Bits & Pieces of Local News

Here’s some of what’s going on around the Capital District: First: a Clifton Park girl’s charity, Hannah’s Hope Fund, is currently in 2nd place for winning $25K from Pepsi.  The money would go toward treatment for a fatal disorder called Giant Axonal Neuropathy.   You can support Hannah’s Hope Fund by voting here. Local bloggers … [Read more…]

The End of Summer

Phew!  We went and saw the Ellen Sinopoli Dance Co. at Freedom Park, then found Mary sitting on her front porch and chatted with her, so the kids weren’t in bed (and therefore I hadn’t started this post) until 9:45 pm.  Put it together while watching the Emmys, except that I missed all the fun … [Read more…]

Last Weekend in August

On my hunt for events this weekend, I found another $5 off coupon for Water Slide World in today’s Gazette.  Poking around the internet for special events, I noticed a For the Love of Dance 10-week program at the National Museum of Dance designed to offer 2- to 5-year-olds a smorgasbord of dancing experiences.  Here’s … [Read more…]

Fall Classes

I’ve been receiving emails about fall classes, so I thought that I’d share a few: Yoga with Cathy: this instructor has some serious groupies, and she’s got classes for pregnant moms, parents & teensy babies, toddlers, and more. Music Box Arts: these Music Together class begin later in September, but there are free demo classes … [Read more…]

The Last Full Week of August

Okay, my parents are visiting and we’re meeting cute W in downtown Albany for lunch tomorrow, but any suggestions on what else we should do?  Went to State Museum with them last time, Albany Institute & Albany Art Room are closed on Mondays, too wet & chilly for outdoor fun, don’t want to stray too … [Read more…]

This Weekend

Okay, collecting events today made me a little wistful. . . summer programs are winding down.  Here’s what I’ve found: All Weekend: The Altamont Fair continues, but Sunday is the last day. The Wiz is playing on Friday and Saturday night at 7 pm at Freedom Park in Scotia. The Valleycats are playing baseball every … [Read more…]

This Week

Here’s what’s going on this week: All Week: The Altamont Fair begins on the 17th and continues to the 22nd.  This is a big deal, and very fun. Most branches of the Albany Public Library are having an end-of-summer celebration either this week or next week. Monday, August 16th: It’s Western Day at the Children’s … [Read more…]