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…]

Yeeeee-HAW!

I keep forgetting to add it to the weekend post, but a friend recently took her young kids to the Double M Western Store Rodeo in Ballston Spa, and she said it was “a blast”.  It’s on Friday and Saturday nights at 8 pm until September 3rd. They’ve got pony rides, clowns, and barrel riding … [Read more…]

Weekend Post

Hey!  It’s almost Friday the 13th!  It’s supposed to be lucky if you were born on the 13th. . . which I was.  So, woo, hoo!  Of course, most people still go with spooky.  In fact, at the Saratoga Race Track, they’re encouraging kids to come in costume and parade and trick or treat.  Here … [Read more…]

More Items for this Week

Just received more than my usual share of late notifications about events this week.  There’s a Sling Babies gathering on Wednesday morning, open pottery at Albany Art Room on Thursday afternoon, a Family Dance at the Bach Branch Thursday evening.  For details, see the updates on my This Week post.