Events

Here’s this week’s KidsOutAndAbout newsletter.

Here’s the KidsOutAndAbout list of spring break camps and activities.

Here’s the KidsOutAndAbout Week-by-Week List of Summer Camps.

And here’s what’s coming up:

Friday, April 7: Albany Devils 7 pm Home Game at Albany Devils. Come cheer on the Devils!

Friday, April 7: Toddler Storytime at Washington Ave. Branch at Albany Public Library – Washington Ave. Branch – Youth Services. Join Ms. Sarah in the Community Room for stories, fingerplays, songs and rhymes for toddlers and their caregivers.

Friday, April 7: First Friday Ballston Spa at Ballston Spa Business and Professional Association. Live music, art displays and demonstrations, refreshments and featured shop promotions.

Friday, April 7: MAGNIFICENT MARE PAINTING  at Art in Mind Creative Wellness Studio. COME JOIN THE FUN! A PAINT NIGHT AT ART IN MIND STUDIO!

Friday, April 7: Parent’s Night Out at My Place to Play. Hosted on the first Friday of the month,October through June. Drop the kids off for some wholesome fun, while you get a night out!

Friday, April 7: First Friday at Albany Institute of History and Art . Our galleries are open free from 5-8 pm as part of First Friday.

Friday, April 7: Participatory Improv at Mopco at Mopco Improv Theatre. Teens and adults: Join the improvisors of the Mop & Bucket Improv Co. onstage or in the audience. Thursdays: Participatory improv games for everyone. Fridays: Guest and student troupes. Saturdays: The Mop & Bucket Improv Co.

Friday, April 7: Butterflies @ miSci at miSci. Butterflies are back at miSci! Escape winters chill and discover brilliantly colored native butterflies at miScis indoor butterfly house. Watch Butterflies at every stage of life – from egg to the Chrysalis chamber to adulthood. Learn about different species of butterflies from the area, what butterflies eat, and how scientists use butterflies as examples for new technology.

Friday, April 7: A Friend Among Us: The Art of Brinton Turkle at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art. Visit the exhibit to step back in time with Brinton Turkle and his tales of American lore.

Friday, April 7: Into the Woods at Palace Theatre. James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim take everyone’s favorite storybook characters and bring them together for a timeless, yet relevant, piece… and a rare modern classic. The Tony Award-winning book and score are both enchanting and touching.

Friday, April 7: Indoor Livestock Barn at Adams Farm. Adams Farm is a working farm, where every animal has a purpose. Stop by to visit, interact, and learn about these animals. Our animals are all humanely treated, and live happy, healthy lives.

Friday, April 7: Eric Carle and Friends: What’s Your Favorite Color? at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art. Everyone has a favorite color. Some last a lifetime, others change from day to day. Eric Carles newest publication, Whats Your Favorite Color?, poses the age-old question to fifteen famous childrens book artists.

Friday, April 7: Visit the Easter Bunny at Colonie Center Shopping Mall. Visit with the Easter Bunny

Friday, April 7: EXPRESSIVE OPEN ART STUDIO – ALL AGES! at Art in Mind Creative Wellness Studio. Leave your busy schedules and the stresses of the world at the door as you enter our fun & peaceful studio atmosphere!

Friday, April 7: The Sound of Music at Proctors. Sparkling, fresh and lively. Los Angeles TimesThe Hills Are Alive! A brand new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, directed by three-time Tony Award winner Jack OBrien, is coming to Proctors. The beloved musical story of Maria and the von Trapp Family will once again thrill audiences with its Tony, Grammy and Academy Award winning Best Score, including My Favorite Things, Edelweiss and the title song.

Friday, April 7: Easter Bunny Photos at Wilton Mall. Visit the Easter Bunny for Photos and a Free Gift. Reservations now available but not required

Saturday, April 8: Troy Waterfront Market at Troy Waterfront Farmers’ Market. Every week, more than 70 food growers, bakers, chefs & artisans gather to offer the local freshest and finest! At our market, you buy directly from the producer – the person who grew it or made it & can tell you how to best cook, use and enjoy it.

Saturday, April 8: Eric Carle and Friends: What’s Your Favorite Color? at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art. Everyone has a favorite color. Some last a lifetime, others change from day to day. Eric Carles newest publication, Whats Your Favorite Color?, poses the age-old question to fifteen famous childrens book artists.

Saturday, April 8: Visit the Easter Bunny at Colonie Center Shopping Mall. Visit with the Easter Bunny

Saturday, April 8: The Sound of Music at Proctors. Sparkling, fresh and lively. Los Angeles TimesThe Hills Are Alive! A brand new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, directed by three-time Tony Award winner Jack OBrien, is coming to Proctors. The beloved musical story of Maria and the von Trapp Family will once again thrill audiences with its Tony, Grammy and Academy Award winning Best Score, including My Favorite Things, Edelweiss and the title song.

Saturday, April 8: Funplex Funpark Opening Weekend 2017! at FunPlex Fun Park. Time to get outside and jump, race, climb and swing! Take $1 off any attraction at Funplex Funpark!

Saturday, April 8: EXPRESSIVE OPEN ART STUDIO – ALL AGES! at Art in Mind Creative Wellness Studio. Leave your busy schedules and the stresses of the world at the door as you enter our fun & peaceful studio atmosphere!

Saturday, April 8: The Ice Age Lab@ A Mad Science Museum Lab at New York State Museum. Gain insight into Ice Age mysteries by exploring ancient evidence in fossils, skulls and bones and examining glacial sediments under the microscope. Mad Science Labs make science fun by featuring games, experiments and interactive demonstrations.

Saturday, April 8: Howlin’ at the Moon Concert Series: Thirteen Feet of Bluegrass at Mabee Farm Historic Site. Join us each month on the full moon as we welcome Howlin’ favorites and new voices to the Mabee Farm stage! With its rustic Dutch barn nestled on the Mohawk River, Mabee Farm is the perfect place for an evening of bluegrass, folk, and toe-tapping tunes!

Saturday, April 8: Albany Symphony Orchestra: Beethoven’s Ninth at Albany Symphony. A not-to-be-missed concert experience. Hear, live in concert, the epic power and timeless message of humanity and brotherhood when David Alan Miller leads the Albany Symphony, Albany Pro Musica and soloists in Beethovens inspiring, monumental Ode to Joy, The Ninth Symphony.

Saturday, April 8: Easter Bunny Photos at Wilton Mall. Visit the Easter Bunny for Photos and a Free Gift. Reservations now available but not required

Saturday, April 8: Natural Egg Dying at Grafton Lakes State Park. Join us at the Park Office as we experiment with natural items such as onions and beets to make bold colors and designs on eggs. Bring a jar if you would like to take dye home! $3/person, $10/family. Pre-register: 279-1155

Saturday, April 8: Time Out for Tales at Bethlehem Public Library at Bethlehem Public Library. Stories and fun for children up to age 6 and families.

Saturday, April 8: PAWS for Reading at Schenectady County Public Library. Join us for our PAWS for reading program!

Saturday, April 8: Opening Weekend for the Fire Tower at Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park. The Historic Cornell Hill Fire Tower will be open all weekend for the first time this season for those who want to get a birds-eye view of the park while learning about the life of a fire tower monitor. Contact Larry Gordon at (518) 469-0918

Saturday, April 8: Easter Family Fun Day! at Fusion Community Church. Face Painting, Balloon Sculpting, Bounce Houses, Relay Races, Carnival Games, Refreshments and MORE all for FREE!

Saturday, April 8: Sixth Annual Garden & Landscape Symposium at Fort Ticonderoga. This day-long symposium, geared for both beginning and experiences gardeners, provides helpful insights from garden experts who live and garden in upstate New York and northern New England.

Saturday, April 8: Egg-cellent Free Easter Event at Clifton Park Center at Clifton Park Center. Featuring 99.5 The River Morning Crew Kevin and Shanna, the Easter Bunny, Egg Hunt, and Fun Activities!

Saturday, April 8: Dave & Buster’s Breakfast With The Easter Bunny! at Dave & Buster’s Albany. The Breakfast with the Easter Bunny event will be hosted in one of Dave & Buster’s event spaces where food, beverages, and activities will be. As a guest of the event, you will have access to this space, as well as our Million Dollar Midway which is packed to the rafters with hundreds of games and simulators!

Saturday, April 8: Fun with the Five Senses at Schenectady County Public Library. Children grades K-5 join us to learn more about each one of the five senses!

Saturday, April 8: Participatory Improv at Mopco at Mopco Improv Theatre. Teens and adults: Join the improvisors of the Mop & Bucket Improv Co. onstage or in the audience. Thursdays: Participatory improv games for everyone. Fridays: Guest and student troupes. Saturdays: The Mop & Bucket Improv Co.

Saturday, April 8: Town of Cortlandt Egg Hunt at Town of Cortlandt Department of Recreation & Conservation. Be ready for pictures with the Easter Bunny!

Saturday, April 8: Art For All  at Albany Institute of History and Art . Bring your family to the museum and spend the day being creative! Adults and children of all ages are welcome to join us in the Albany Institute art studio on Saturdays for drop in art making. Activities are based off of our current exhibitions and include techniques involving painting, drawing, multi media work, collage and more!Free with museum admission

Saturday, April 8: Reading Without Walls, Gene Luen Yang  at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art. As the National Ambassador for Young Peoples Literature, Gene Luen Yang is traveling across the country to discuss Reading Without Walls, challenging readers to read diverse books outside of their comfort zones.

Saturday, April 8: Make An Easter Basket  at Troy Church of Christ. Come assemble an Easter basket full of goodies for your children. FREE

Saturday, April 8: MANDY’S TREE PAINTING  at Art in Mind Creative Wellness Studio. COME JOIN THE FUN! A PAINT NIGHT AT ART IN MIND STUDIO!

Saturday, April 8: Into the Woods at Palace Theatre. James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim take everyone’s favorite storybook characters and bring them together for a timeless, yet relevant, piece… and a rare modern classic. The Tony Award-winning book and score are both enchanting and touching.

Saturday, April 8: TRI VILLAGE NURSERY SCHOOL GARAGE SALE at Tri-Village Nursery School. TRI VILLAGE NURSERY SCHOOLGARAGE SALESATURDAY, APRIL 8, 2017 8AM – 1PMPreSale Friday April 7 6-8pmCome shop one of the best community garage sale events around!Donation Drop-offThursday, April 6 8:30 – 1130 am & 4-8pmFriday April 7 8

Saturday, April 8: Saratoga Springs Egg-Stravaganza at Saratoga Convention and Tourism Bureau. Join Taylor’s Heroes for the 2nd Annual “Egg-Stravaganza” featuring special guest Mayor Joanne Yepsen and an appearance by The Easter Bunny! Bring your friends and family to Congress Park to enjoy an Easter Egg Hunt, family fun, and raffles. Tickets are now on sale!

Saturday, April 8: Butterflies @ miSci at miSci. Butterflies are back at miSci! Escape winters chill and discover brilliantly colored native butterflies at miScis indoor butterfly house. Watch Butterflies at every stage of life – from egg to the Chrysalis chamber to adulthood. Learn about different species of butterflies from the area, what butterflies eat, and how scientists use butterflies as examples for new technology.

Saturday, April 8: Special Puppet Performance with Italian Puppeteer Mariano Dolci at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art. During this special puppet performance of a familiar fairytale, Dolci will delight guests by taking unlikely objects and creating characters and stories from them.

Saturday, April 8: Annual Easter Egg Hunt in the City of Cohoes at City of Cohoes. Three separate egg hunts, by age category to children from the Cohoes Community at George Street Park.

Saturday, April 8: National Anthem Tryouts! at Tri-City ValleyCats. The Tri-City ValleyCats are set to host their 7th Annual National Anthem tryouts at Crossgates Mall on Saturday, April 8 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Registration will begin promptly at 9:30 a.m. and will be located on the lower level outside of Lord & Taylor.

Saturday, April 8: Family Story Time at Schenectady County Public Library. Join us for Family Story Time!

Saturday, April 8: Fire Ecology Walk at Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park. In honor of the opening of the Cornell Hill Fire Tower, we will take an in-depth look at the Saratoga Sandplains ecosystem that has historically been shaped by fire.

Saturday, April 8: Football Kidz at Afrim’s Sports. Football Kidz provides a fun, high energy environment where your child will develop both physically and socially. Our curriculum uses a variety of games that will engage kids while developing their fine motor skills. Classes Start at 2 years old!

Saturday, April 8: Kids’ Art Time at C.R.E.A.T.E. Community Studios. This theme-directed art class is for kids ages 6-12. Various mediums are used, including paint, model magic, tissue paper, crayons, etc.

Saturday, April 8: A Friend Among Us: The Art of Brinton Turkle at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art. Visit the exhibit to step back in time with Brinton Turkle and his tales of American lore.

Saturday, April 8: Indoor Livestock Barn at Adams Farm. Adams Farm is a working farm, where every animal has a purpose. Stop by to visit, interact, and learn about these animals. Our animals are all humanely treated, and live happy, healthy lives.

Saturday, April 8: Astronomy Party at Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park. Join us and our friends from Adirondack Skywatchers and the Albany Area Amateur Astronomers, Inc. as we study the night sky in all of its beauty!

Sunday, April 9: Football Kidz at Afrim’s Sports. Football Kidz provides a fun, high energy environment where your child will develop both physically and socially. Our curriculum uses a variety of games that will engage kids while developing their fine motor skills. Classes Start at 2 years old!

Sunday, April 9: A Friend Among Us: The Art of Brinton Turkle at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art. Visit the exhibit to step back in time with Brinton Turkle and his tales of American lore.

Sunday, April 9: Astronomy Party at Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park. Join us and our friends from Adirondack Skywatchers and the Albany Area Amateur Astronomers, Inc. as we study the night sky in all of its beauty!

Sunday, April 9: Indoor Livestock Barn at Adams Farm. Adams Farm is a working farm, where every animal has a purpose. Stop by to visit, interact, and learn about these animals. Our animals are all humanely treated, and live happy, healthy lives.

Sunday, April 9: Eric Carle and Friends: What’s Your Favorite Color? at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art. Everyone has a favorite color. Some last a lifetime, others change from day to day. Eric Carles newest publication, Whats Your Favorite Color?, poses the age-old question to fifteen famous childrens book artists.

Sunday, April 9: Visit the Easter Bunny at Colonie Center Shopping Mall. Visit with the Easter Bunny

Sunday, April 9: Funplex Funpark Opening Weekend 2017! at FunPlex Fun Park. Time to get outside and jump, race, climb and swing! Take $1 off any attraction at Funplex Funpark!

Sunday, April 9: The Ice Age Lab! A Mad Science Museum Lab  at New York State Museum. Gain insight into Ice Age mysteries by exploring ancient evidence in fossils, skulls and bones and examining glacial sediments under the microscope. Mad Science Labs make science fun by featuring games, experiments and interactive demonstrations.

Sunday, April 9: Easter Bunny Photos at Wilton Mall. Visit the Easter Bunny for Photos and a Free Gift. Reservations now available but not required

Sunday, April 9: The Ice Age Lab! A Mad Science Museum Lab  at New York State Museum. Gain insight into Ice Age mysteries by exploring ancient evidence in fossils, skulls and bones and examining glacial sediments under the microscope. Mad Science Labs make science fun by featuring games, experiments and interactive demonstrations.

Sunday, April 9: Golden Dragon Acrobats at The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center. The premier acrobatic touring company from China, The Golden Dragon Acrobats, returns to dazzle audiences of all ages with their combination of award-winning acrobatics, traditional dance, spectacular costumes, and ancient and contemporary music.

Sunday, April 9: Opening Weekend for the Fire Tower at Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park. The Historic Cornell Hill Fire Tower will be open all weekend for the first time this season for those who want to get a birds-eye view of the park while learning about the life of a fire tower monitor. Contact Larry Gordon at (518) 469-0918

Sunday, April 9: Sensory Sunday’s at Yogibo LLC. Join us every Sunday from 9:30AM to 10:30AM for a no obligation Yogibo product demonstration! The lighting will be dimmed, the music will be low and the store will be closed to the public. There will be room for 3-5 families to sign up.

Sunday, April 9: Fort Fever Series- Gribeauvals Guns: French Artillery Reforms from Montcalm to Napoleon at Fort Ticonderoga. The Fort Fever series highlight Fort Ticonderoga’s history, collections, landscape, and the latest research conducted by museum staff.

Sunday, April 9: Into the Woods at Palace Theatre. James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim take everyone’s favorite storybook characters and bring them together for a timeless, yet relevant, piece… and a rare modern classic. The Tony Award-winning book and score are both enchanting and touching.

Sunday, April 9: Butterflies @ miSci at miSci. Butterflies are back at miSci! Escape winters chill and discover brilliantly colored native butterflies at miScis indoor butterfly house. Watch Butterflies at every stage of life – from egg to the Chrysalis chamber to adulthood. Learn about different species of butterflies from the area, what butterflies eat, and how scientists use butterflies as examples for new technology.

Sunday, April 9: Special Art Studio Guest: Susan Schwake at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art. Join artist, art educator, and author Susan Schwake for an afternoon of art making.

Sunday, April 9: Howe Caverns Family Flashlight Tour at Howe Caverns Adventure Park – Get Ready to Say “Howe Fun”. 2 Hour Tour With Flashlights and Lighted Head Lamps Sunday EveningsReservations Required (No online tickets)Must Be 5 Years Of AgeFun for the entire family. Bring the kids and see the cave in a whole new light – by flashlight (kids and adults) and lighted head lamps (kids only – sorry Mom and Dad)!A special version of our Lantern Tour geared toward the whole family. Everyone can navigate the great cave as our discoverer Lester Howe did…in the dark! It’s exciting, it’s educational and most of all it’s a great adventure, in a living limestone cave carved by an underground river over the course of millions of years!

Monday, April 10: Butterflies @ miSci at miSci. Butterflies are back at miSci! Escape winters chill and discover brilliantly colored native butterflies at miScis indoor butterfly house. Watch Butterflies at every stage of life – from egg to the Chrysalis chamber to adulthood. Learn about different species of butterflies from the area, what butterflies eat, and how scientists use butterflies as examples for new technology.

Monday, April 10:  Ellis Island: School Day Event at Proctors. This heartfelt musical follows three travelers from the events that propelled them to make their journey to America and their arrival at Ellis Island. This musical recounts the trials and heartbreak they endured as well as the triumphs. These intrepid travelers represent the countries of Russia, Italy, and China. Catch a glimpse of what it must have been like for those yearning to be free. The accounts of these hopeful souls will help re-establish the understanding that we are truly a nation of immigrants.

Monday, April 10: Indoor Livestock Barn at Adams Farm. Adams Farm is a working farm, where every animal has a purpose. Stop by to visit, interact, and learn about these animals. Our animals are all humanely treated, and live happy, healthy lives.

Monday, April 10: Visit the Easter Bunny at Colonie Center Shopping Mall. Visit with the Easter Bunny

Monday, April 10: Funplex Funpark Opening Weekend 2017! at FunPlex Fun Park. Time to get outside and jump, race, climb and swing! Take $1 off any attraction at Funplex Funpark!

Monday, April 10: Easter Bunny Photos at Wilton Mall. Visit the Easter Bunny for Photos and a Free Gift. Reservations now available but not required

Monday, April 10: Family Story Time at Schenectady County Public Library. Join us for Family Story Time!

Monday, April 10: Baby Signing with Happy Babble at Schenectady County Public Library. Four-week series: Baby Signing with Happy Babble!

Tuesday, April 11: Wild and Wacky Woodcock Walk at Albany Pine Bush at Albany Pine Bush Preserve & Discovery Center. Join Albany Pine Bush Preserve Commission staff for our annual walk through the Pine Bush to watch the elaborate flight displays of the American Woodcock. During the mating season in early spring, male woodcocks perform amazing flight displays at dusk. Males circle high in the evening sky then plummet to the earth in a series of zigzags and whistling wings. Remember to bring your binoculars! We will start out inside and then continue outside for a 0.9 mile walk. Ages 8+.

Tuesday, April 11: Baby Lap Time at Schenectady County Public Library. Join us for Baby Lap Time!

Tuesday, April 11: Football Kidz at Afrim’s Sports. Football Kidz provides a fun, high energy environment where your child will develop both physically and socially. Our curriculum uses a variety of games that will engage kids while developing their fine motor skills. Classes Start at 2 years old!

Tuesday, April 11: Butterflies @ miSci at miSci. Butterflies are back at miSci! Escape winters chill and discover brilliantly colored native butterflies at miScis indoor butterfly house. Watch Butterflies at every stage of life – from egg to the Chrysalis chamber to adulthood. Learn about different species of butterflies from the area, what butterflies eat, and how scientists use butterflies as examples for new technology.

Tuesday, April 11: COMICS, CARTOONS, & CREATIVE DESIGN at Art in Mind Creative Wellness Studio. Join us to learn great new art techniques with a local artist at Art in Mind!

Tuesday, April 11: A Friend Among Us: The Art of Brinton Turkle at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art. Visit the exhibit to step back in time with Brinton Turkle and his tales of American lore.

Tuesday, April 11: Eric Carle and Friends: What’s Your Favorite Color? at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art. Everyone has a favorite color. Some last a lifetime, others change from day to day. Eric Carles newest publication, Whats Your Favorite Color?, poses the age-old question to fifteen famous childrens book artists.

Tuesday, April 11: Indoor Livestock Barn at Adams Farm. Adams Farm is a working farm, where every animal has a purpose. Stop by to visit, interact, and learn about these animals. Our animals are all humanely treated, and live happy, healthy lives.

Tuesday, April 11: Toddler Tuesday at FunTown Bounce at Funtown Bounce. Come join us at ViaPort Rotterdam and FunTown Bounce for Toddler Tuesday! Where there will be music and movement and other activities along with bouncing fun and the Toddler Kids Zone

Tuesday, April 11: Visit the Easter Bunny at Colonie Center Shopping Mall. Visit with the Easter Bunny

Tuesday, April 11: Funplex Funpark Opening Weekend 2017! at FunPlex Fun Park. Time to get outside and jump, race, climb and swing! Take $1 off any attraction at Funplex Funpark!

Tuesday, April 11: Tiny Tots at Bethlehem Public Library at Bethlehem Public Library. Stories, play, songs, and fingerplays for children aged 35 months and younger.

Tuesday, April 11: Easter Bunny Photos at Wilton Mall. Visit the Easter Bunny for Photos and a Free Gift. Reservations now available but not required

Tuesday, April 11: Baby Play at The Wonder Room. A baby play leaning experience for moms/dads/caregivers and their babies

Wednesday, April 12: Family Storytime at Bethlehem Public Library at Bethlehem Public Library. Stories, songs, and fun for families with children up to age 6 with family.

Wednesday, April 12: Albany Devils 7 pm Home Game at Albany Devils. Come cheer on the Devils!

Wednesday, April 12: Crazy 8’s Math Club at Schenectady County Public Library. Recreational after school math club. Helps kids enjoy the math behind their favorite activities!

Wednesday, April 12: “Why Not Wednesdays” with Coca-Cola at Gore Mountain. $48 Lift ticket when you bring us any unopened Coca-Cola product!

Wednesday, April 12: Toddler Story Time at Schenectady County Public Library. Join us for Toddler Time!

Wednesday, April 12: Butterflies @ miSci at miSci. Butterflies are back at miSci! Escape winters chill and discover brilliantly colored native butterflies at miScis indoor butterfly house. Watch Butterflies at every stage of life – from egg to the Chrysalis chamber to adulthood. Learn about different species of butterflies from the area, what butterflies eat, and how scientists use butterflies as examples for new technology.

Wednesday, April 12: Beautiful – The Carole King Musical at Proctors. Long before she was Carole King, chart-topping music legend, she was Carol Klein, Brooklyn girl with passion and chutzpah. She fought her way into the record business as a teenager and, by the time she reached her twenties, had the husband of her dreams and a flourishing career writing hits for the biggest acts in rock n roll. But it wasnt until her personal life began to crack that she finally managed to find her true voice.

Wednesday, April 12: A Friend Among Us: The Art of Brinton Turkle at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art. Visit the exhibit to step back in time with Brinton Turkle and his tales of American lore.

Wednesday, April 12: Preschool Storytime at Washington Ave. at Albany Public Library – Washington Ave. Branch – Youth Services. Please join us to listen and learn with stories, songs, rhymes and a craft! For children ages 3 to 5.

Wednesday, April 12: Eric Carle and Friends: What’s Your Favorite Color? at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art. Everyone has a favorite color. Some last a lifetime, others change from day to day. Eric Carles newest publication, Whats Your Favorite Color?, poses the age-old question to fifteen famous childrens book artists.

Wednesday, April 12: BIRD WATCHING PAINTING (Choose your colors!) at Art in Mind Creative Wellness Studio. COME JOIN THE FUN! A PAINT NIGHT AT ART IN MIND STUDIO!

Wednesday, April 12: Indoor Livestock Barn at Adams Farm. Adams Farm is a working farm, where every animal has a purpose. Stop by to visit, interact, and learn about these animals. Our animals are all humanely treated, and live happy, healthy lives.

Wednesday, April 12: Visit the Easter Bunny at Colonie Center Shopping Mall. Visit with the Easter Bunny

Wednesday, April 12: Clifton Park Nursery School Open House at Clifton Park Nursery School. The Clifton Park Nursery School is having an Open House on April 12th. The age appropriate play-based programs offer children an opportunity to grow socially, intellectually, and emotionally. We currently are offering classes for 2, 3, 4 and 5yr olds.

Wednesday, April 12: Funplex Funpark Opening Weekend 2017! at FunPlex Fun Park. Time to get outside and jump, race, climb and swing! Take $1 off any attraction at Funplex Funpark!

Wednesday, April 12: Easter Bunny Photos at Wilton Mall. Visit the Easter Bunny for Photos and a Free Gift. Reservations now available but not required

Thursday, April 13: Easter Bunny Photos at Wilton Mall. Visit the Easter Bunny for Photos and a Free Gift. Reservations now available but not required

Thursday, April 13: Story Hour with Miss Linda at Castleton Public Library. Join Miss Linda for story time and crafts! Suggested age range birth to age 6.

Thursday, April 13: Family Storytime at Lansingburgh Branch at Lansingburgh Branch Troy Public Library. Please join us with your little one at the Lansingburgh Library for stories, music and a simple craft.

Thursday, April 13: Butterflies @ miSci at miSci. Butterflies are back at miSci! Escape winters chill and discover brilliantly colored native butterflies at miScis indoor butterfly house. Watch Butterflies at every stage of life – from egg to the Chrysalis chamber to adulthood. Learn about different species of butterflies from the area, what butterflies eat, and how scientists use butterflies as examples for new technology.

Thursday, April 13: Beautiful – The Carole King Musical at Proctors. Long before she was Carole King, chart-topping music legend, she was Carol Klein, Brooklyn girl with passion and chutzpah. She fought her way into the record business as a teenager and, by the time she reached her twenties, had the husband of her dreams and a flourishing career writing hits for the biggest acts in rock n roll. But it wasnt until her personal life began to crack that she finally managed to find her true voice.

Thursday, April 13: A Friend Among Us: The Art of Brinton Turkle at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art. Visit the exhibit to step back in time with Brinton Turkle and his tales of American lore.

Thursday, April 13: Preschool Art Playdate at C.R.E.A.T.E. Community Studios. Lets create art through play and exploration. Paint, sing, stories, sculpt, and collage at our weekly playdate. Parent or caregiver attends with child.

Thursday, April 13: Eric Carle and Friends: What’s Your Favorite Color? at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art. Everyone has a favorite color. Some last a lifetime, others change from day to day. Eric Carles newest publication, Whats Your Favorite Color?, poses the age-old question to fifteen famous childrens book artists.

Thursday, April 13: Participatory Improv at Mopco at Mopco Improv Theatre. Teens and adults: Join the improvisors of the Mop & Bucket Improv Co. onstage or in the audience. Thursdays: Participatory improv games for everyone. Fridays: Guest and student troupes. Saturdays: The Mop & Bucket Improv Co.

Thursday, April 13: PURPLE RAIN PAINTING at Art in Mind Creative Wellness Studio. COME JOIN THE FUN! A PAINT NIGHT AT ART IN MIND STUDIO!

Thursday, April 13: Indoor Livestock Barn at Adams Farm. Adams Farm is a working farm, where every animal has a purpose. Stop by to visit, interact, and learn about these animals. Our animals are all humanely treated, and live happy, healthy lives.

Thursday, April 13: Baby Bounce Storytime at Washington Ave. at Albany Public Library – Washington Ave. Branch – Youth Services. : Stories, fingerplays, songs and rhymes for the youngest children, from birth to twenty-four months.Library: Washington Ave. Branch

Thursday, April 13: Visit the Easter Bunny at Colonie Center Shopping Mall. Visit with the Easter Bunny

Friday, April 14: Rainbow Art at Castleton Public Library. Stop by the library to create a rainbow craft using all kinds of materials!

Friday, April 14: Visit the Easter Bunny at Colonie Center Shopping Mall. Visit with the Easter Bunny

Friday, April 14: Indoor Livestock Barn at Adams Farm. Adams Farm is a working farm, where every animal has a purpose. Stop by to visit, interact, and learn about these animals. Our animals are all humanely treated, and live happy, healthy lives.

Friday, April 14: EXPRESSIVE OPEN ART STUDIO – ALL AGES! at Art in Mind Creative Wellness Studio. Leave your busy schedules and the stresses of the world at the door as you enter our fun & peaceful studio atmosphere!

Friday, April 14: PALM SUNRISE *SPECIAL FAMILY PAINT NIGHT at Art in Mind Creative Wellness Studio. COME JOIN THE FUN! A PAINT NIGHT AT ART IN MIND STUDIO!**FAMILY PAINT NIGHT! $25 EACH with light snacks!

Friday, April 14: Easter Bunny Photos at Wilton Mall. Visit the Easter Bunny for Photos and a Free Gift. Reservations now available but not required

Friday, April 14: Toddler Storytime at Washington Ave. Branch at Albany Public Library – Washington Ave. Branch – Youth Services. Join Ms. Sarah in the Community Room for stories, fingerplays, songs and rhymes for toddlers and their caregivers.

Friday, April 14: Cheer Intensity EGGStravaganza at Cheer Intensity. Come enjoy an evening of fun!4/14 $20 per child.

Friday, April 14: Butterflies @ miSci at miSci. Butterflies are back at miSci! Escape winters chill and discover brilliantly colored native butterflies at miScis indoor butterfly house. Watch Butterflies at every stage of life – from egg to the Chrysalis chamber to adulthood. Learn about different species of butterflies from the area, what butterflies eat, and how scientists use butterflies as examples for new technology.

Friday, April 14: Beautiful – The Carole King Musical at Proctors. Long before she was Carole King, chart-topping music legend, she was Carol Klein, Brooklyn girl with passion and chutzpah. She fought her way into the record business as a teenager and, by the time she reached her twenties, had the husband of her dreams and a flourishing career writing hits for the biggest acts in rock n roll. But it wasnt until her personal life began to crack that she finally managed to find her true voice.

Friday, April 14: Participatory Improv at Mopco at Mopco Improv Theatre. Teens and adults: Join the improvisors of the Mop & Bucket Improv Co. onstage or in the audience. Thursdays: Participatory improv games for everyone. Fridays: Guest and student troupes. Saturdays: The Mop & Bucket Improv Co.

Friday, April 14: Rollarama Skating Center April Break Schedule of events at Rollarama Skating Center, Inc.. Join us for an amazing week of fun, games and awesome activities!

Friday, April 14: Eric Carle and Friends: What’s Your Favorite Color? at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art. Everyone has a favorite color. Some last a lifetime, others change from day to day. Eric Carles newest publication, Whats Your Favorite Color?, poses the age-old question to fifteen famous childrens book artists.

Friday, April 14: A Friend Among Us: The Art of Brinton Turkle at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art. Visit the exhibit to step back in time with Brinton Turkle and his tales of American lore.

Saturday, April 15: Albany Devils 5 pm Home Game at Albany Devils. Come cheer on the Devils!

Saturday, April 15: Beautiful – The Carole King Musical at Proctors. Long before she was Carole King, chart-topping music legend, she was Carol Klein, Brooklyn girl with passion and chutzpah. She fought her way into the record business as a teenager and, by the time she reached her twenties, had the husband of her dreams and a flourishing career writing hits for the biggest acts in rock n roll. But it wasnt until her personal life began to crack that she finally managed to find her true voice.

Saturday, April 15: Annual Egg Hunt w/ SomeBunny Special at Brunswick Community Library. All ages are welcome to come to the library and meet The Bunny! Bring the little ones and your camera and enjoy some light refreshments, glitter tattoos, and a free egg hunt!

Saturday, April 15: LOVER’S WALK PAINTING at Art in Mind Creative Wellness Studio. COME JOIN THE FUN! A PAINT NIGHT AT ART IN MIND STUDIO!

Saturday, April 15: A Friend Among Us: The Art of Brinton Turkle at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art. Visit the exhibit to step back in time with Brinton Turkle and his tales of American lore.

Saturday, April 15: Kids’ Art Time at C.R.E.A.T.E. Community Studios. This theme-directed art class is for kids ages 6-12. Various mediums are used, including paint, model magic, tissue paper, crayons, etc.

Saturday, April 15: Albany Star Sighting at Albany Heritage Area Visitors Center & Henry Hudson Planetarium. Interactive program identifies stars, planets, comets and constellations in the night sky andthe tools and techniques for becoming an amateur astronomer. Geared for skywatchers ages8 and above.

Saturday, April 15: Eric Carle and Friends: What’s Your Favorite Color? at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art. Everyone has a favorite color. Some last a lifetime, others change from day to day. Eric Carles newest publication, Whats Your Favorite Color?, poses the age-old question to fifteen famous childrens book artists.

Saturday, April 15: Participatory Improv at Mopco at Mopco Improv Theatre. Teens and adults: Join the improvisors of the Mop & Bucket Improv Co. onstage or in the audience. Thursdays: Participatory improv games for everyone. Fridays: Guest and student troupes. Saturdays: The Mop & Bucket Improv Co.

Saturday, April 15: Free Park Day at Martin Van Buren National Historic Site. The National Park Service just turned 100 years old! Celebrate the start of our second century by visiting a park in 2017. During ten days of the year, all National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to everyone.

Saturday, April 15: Troy Waterfront Market at Troy Waterfront Farmers’ Market. Every week, more than 70 food growers, bakers, chefs & artisans gather to offer the local freshest and finest! At our market, you buy directly from the producer – the person who grew it or made it & can tell you how to best cook, use and enjoy it.

Saturday, April 15: Indoor Livestock Barn at Adams Farm. Adams Farm is a working farm, where every animal has a purpose. Stop by to visit, interact, and learn about these animals. Our animals are all humanely treated, and live happy, healthy lives.

Saturday, April 15: Brunch with the Easter Bunny  at Liberty Ridge Farm. Hop into Spring at Liberty Ridge Farm in Schaghticoke for the 6th Annual Brunch with the Easter Bunny on Saturday, April 15th.

Saturday, April 15: 3rd Annual Easter Egg Hunt! at Afrim’s Sports. Saturday, April 15th (9:00am-3:00pm) – Afrim’s Sports – 636 Albany Shaker Rd- Event begins at 9am with the first egg hunt time at 9:45am! Just $10 per child!

Saturday, April 15: Wild and Wacky World of Pond at Albany Pine Bush Preserve & Discovery Center. What lives in a pond? Join us for an exploration and observation of the many creatures that live in a Pine Bush pond. Pond sampling materials will be provided. Dress in footwear and clothing you dont mind getting wet and dirty. We will meet at the Discovery Center then caravan to another trailhead where we will hike approximately one mile. Program participants are responsible for their own transportation. All ages.

Saturday, April 15: Visit the Easter Bunny at Colonie Center Shopping Mall. Visit with the Easter Bunny

Saturday, April 15: EXPRESSIVE OPEN ART STUDIO – ALL AGES! at Art in Mind Creative Wellness Studio. Leave your busy schedules and the stresses of the world at the door as you enter our fun & peaceful studio atmosphere!

Saturday, April 15: Time Out for Tales at Bethlehem Public Library at Bethlehem Public Library. Stories and fun for children up to age 6 and families.

Saturday, April 15: Football Kidz at Afrim’s Sports. Football Kidz provides a fun, high energy environment where your child will develop both physically and socially. Our curriculum uses a variety of games that will engage kids while developing their fine motor skills. Classes Start at 2 years old!

Saturday, April 15: Easter Bunny Photos at Wilton Mall. Visit the Easter Bunny for Photos and a Free Gift. Reservations now available but not required

Saturday, April 15: PAWS for Reading at Schenectady County Public Library. Join us for our PAWS for reading program!

Saturday, April 15: Earth Day Celebration!!! at C.R.E.A.T.E. Community Studios. Join us for a special Earth Day Celebration. We’ll be making art using recycled materials, painting pots & planting seeds, beginning our KIDS MURAL, AND having a recycled sculpture contest!

Saturday, April 15: Art For All  at Albany Institute of History and Art . Bring your family to the museum and spend the day being creative! Adults and children of all ages are welcome to join us in the Albany Institute art studio on Saturdays for drop in art making. Activities are based off of our current exhibitions and include techniques involving painting, drawing, multi media work, collage and more!Free with museum admission

Saturday, April 15: Easter Egg Hunt at ViaPort Rotterdam (formerly Rotterdam Square Mall). Via|Port Rotterdam and Via Entertainment team up for a mall-wide Easter Egg Hunt! For children ages 2 to 10. Children must be accompanied by an adult, and please arrive early at 9:45 am in front of Via Aquarium to hear the rules.

Saturday, April 15: Easter Fun Day at Awaken Church. Join us at Awaken Church Saturday April 15 at 1pm for a free Easter Fun Day! Egg hunt, animal show, ice cream, and huge inflatable slides! Free to the community!Questions awakenchurchny@gmail.com

Saturday, April 15: Helicopter Easter Egg Drop–SOLD OUT. at CityReach Church of Schenectady. Registration is required for this FREE celebration. It is the most exciting version of the traditional Easter Egg Hunt you can find. Tens of thousands of plastic eggs, filled with candy, will be dropped from a helicopter onto a grass field. After the helicopter has safely left the area kids will then be allowed onto the field to collect eggs! For safety reasons, kids are divided up into age groups for separate drops – this is why the registration form must be completed in advance and in its entirety. Because of the extremely high demand for participation, admission to the Egg Drop is Limited. Once the total registration is complete, the event is closed.

Saturday, April 15: Family Fun Day: Butterflies  at New York State Museum. Each third Saturday of the month, the Museum offers fun for the whole family with games, crafts, and other theme-based activities.

Saturday, April 15: Cupcake Decorating w/ Cake Bash! at Schenectady County Public Library. Join us for cupcake decorating!

Saturday, April 15: Easter Celebration  at Believers Church at Glenville. Kids Easter Event

Saturday, April 15: Easter Egg Hunt and Party  at St. George’s Episcopal Church. Join us for a free Easter Egg Hunt and Party on Saturday, April 15. For children ages 0-8 and their caregivers. Meets on the second floor at St. George’s.–Simple Egg Hunt at 10 am–Snacks and crafts 10:10-11:30

Saturday, April 15: Easter egg pool hunt at Southern Saratoga YMCA. Join us Saturday, April 15th at the Southern Saratoga YMCA in the pool!Please be sure to bring a basket/bag to place on the pool side for your eggs. Trade your eggs in for a prizeEgg hunts will be broken up in to waves,Please pre-register

Saturday, April 15: Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Afrim’s at Afrim’s Sports. Egg hunts, activities, face painting, and more!

Saturday, April 15: Little Wonders of Science w/ miSci at Schenectady County Public Library. Science story time with basic experiments!

Saturday, April 15: Free Park Day at Saratoga National Historic Park. The National Park Service just turned 100 years old! Celebrate the start of our second century by visiting a park in 2017. During ten days of the year, all National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to everyone

Saturday, April 15: Great Schuylerville Egg Hunt at Faith Chapel Church. 9th Annual Egg Hunt at Schuylerville High School.

Saturday, April 15: Butterflies @ miSci at miSci. Butterflies are back at miSci! Escape winters chill and discover brilliantly colored native butterflies at miScis indoor butterfly house. Watch Butterflies at every stage of life – from egg to the Chrysalis chamber to adulthood. Learn about different species of butterflies from the area, what butterflies eat, and how scientists use butterflies as examples for new technology.

Saturday, April 15: SPRING PANDA *SPECIAL FAMILY PAINT MORNING at Art in Mind Creative Wellness Studio. COME JOIN THE FUN! A FAMILY PAINT MORNING AT ART IN MIND STUDIO!

Sunday, April 16: Howe Caverns Family Flashlight Tour at Howe Caverns Adventure Park – Get Ready to Say “Howe Fun”. 2 Hour Tour With Flashlights and Lighted Head Lamps Sunday EveningsReservations Required (No online tickets)Must Be 5 Years Of AgeFun for the entire family. Bring the kids and see the cave in a whole new light – by flashlight (kids and adults) and lighted head lamps (kids only – sorry Mom and Dad)!A special version of our Lantern Tour geared toward the whole family. Everyone can navigate the great cave as our discoverer Lester Howe did…in the dark! It’s exciting, it’s educational and most of all it’s a great adventure, in a living limestone cave carved by an underground river over the course of millions of years!

Sunday, April 16: Free Park Day at Saratoga National Historic Park. The National Park Service just turned 100 years old! Celebrate the start of our second century by visiting a park in 2017. During ten days of the year, all National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to everyone

Sunday, April 16: Butterflies @ miSci at miSci. Butterflies are back at miSci! Escape winters chill and discover brilliantly colored native butterflies at miScis indoor butterfly house. Watch Butterflies at every stage of life – from egg to the Chrysalis chamber to adulthood. Learn about different species of butterflies from the area, what butterflies eat, and how scientists use butterflies as examples for new technology.

Sunday, April 16: Beautiful – The Carole King Musical at Proctors. Long before she was Carole King, chart-topping music legend, she was Carol Klein, Brooklyn girl with passion and chutzpah. She fought her way into the record business as a teenager and, by the time she reached her twenties, had the husband of her dreams and a flourishing career writing hits for the biggest acts in rock n roll. But it wasnt until her personal life began to crack that she finally managed to find her true voice.

Sunday, April 16: Helicopter Egg Drop  at Next Level Church, Saratoga. It is the most exciting version of the traditional Easter Egg Hunt you can find. Tens of thousands of plastic eggs, filled with toys, will be dropped from a helicopter onto a grass field. After the helicopter has safely left the area kids will then be allowed onto the field to collect eggs! For safety reasons, kids are divided up into age groups for separate drops – this is why the registration form must be completed in advance and in its entirety. Because of the extremely high demand for participation, admission to the Egg Drop is limited – when the tickets are gone, they’re gone.

Sunday, April 16: Eric Carle and Friends: What’s Your Favorite Color? at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art. Everyone has a favorite color. Some last a lifetime, others change from day to day. Eric Carles newest publication, Whats Your Favorite Color?, poses the age-old question to fifteen famous childrens book artists.

Sunday, April 16: Free Park Day at Martin Van Buren National Historic Site. The National Park Service just turned 100 years old! Celebrate the start of our second century by visiting a park in 2017. During ten days of the year, all National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to everyone.

Sunday, April 16:  Easter Egg Hunt Easter Egg-stravaganza Egg Hunt at Vantage Pointe Church. Easter Celebration: The Message of Easter. Vantage Pointe Church has become known for its commitment to serving the people of the Glens Falls Region with fun and meaningful events in the community.We are excited to announce our 2nd Annual Easter Celebration with Egg Hunt on Sunday, April 16th. The Celebration begins at 10:30am at the Glens Falls Civic Center. This is a family event, which will conclude with a 25,000+ Easter Egg Hunt on the ice surface for children through Grade 5.

Sunday, April 16: Football Kidz at Afrim’s Sports. Football Kidz provides a fun, high energy environment where your child will develop both physically and socially. Our curriculum uses a variety of games that will engage kids while developing their fine motor skills. Classes Start at 2 years old!

Sunday, April 16: Brunch with the Easter Bunny at Reel Seafood Company. Enjoy brunch with the Easter bunny at Reel Seafood Co. Sunday April 16.

Sunday, April 16: Annual FREE Easter Egg Hunt at Summit Child Care/Parkside Church. Annual FREE Children’s Easter Egg Hunt. Easter service starts at 10:00am and the Easter Egg Hunt will start at 11:30am. Easter Egg Hunt is for children 12 and under.

Sunday, April 16: Easter Sunrise Service at Gore Mountain. Join our non-denominational mountaintop sunrise service, then enjoy Easter brunch in the Base Lodge!

Monday, April 17: Albany Word Fest at Albany Poets. In celebration of National Poetry Month, Albany Poets is proud to present the 2017 Albany Word Fest featuring the poetry and spoken word of upstate New York. This years event will take place on Monday, April 17 Saturday, April 22, 2017

Monday, April 17: Rollarama Skating Center April Break Schedule of events at Rollarama Skating Center, Inc.. Join us for an amazing week of fun, games and awesome activities!

Monday, April 17: Chalkboard Flower Pots at Castleton Public Library. BREAK WEEK PROGRAM! Get into the spring mood with a special flower pot. Decorate it with chalk as many times as you want, then take it home for planting!

Monday, April 17: Butterflies @ miSci at miSci. Butterflies are back at miSci! Escape winters chill and discover brilliantly colored native butterflies at miScis indoor butterfly house. Watch Butterflies at every stage of life – from egg to the Chrysalis chamber to adulthood. Learn about different species of butterflies from the area, what butterflies eat, and how scientists use butterflies as examples for new technology.

Monday, April 17: Indoor Livestock Barn at Adams Farm. Adams Farm is a working farm, where every animal has a purpose. Stop by to visit, interact, and learn about these animals. Our animals are all humanely treated, and live happy, healthy lives.

Monday, April 17: Spring Break Day Camp at Camp Scully at Camp Scully. Traditional summer camp during the spring! For ages 5 to 11 with archery, drama, bingo, trivia, science experiments, games, sports and fishing. Includes lunch and is open 8:00 am to 5:30 pm with daily rates available.

Monday, April 17: Earth Week Vacation Programs at Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park. Join us for some fun activities during the vacation week to celebrate Earth Day!

Monday, April 17: Afrim’s Sports School Break Action Camps at Afrim’s Sports. Afrim’s Sports School Break Action Camps for Ages 3-12: Full Day and Half Day Options along with Before Care & After Care

Tuesday, April 18: Pond Study at Dyken Pond Environmental Education Center. Participants will collect, examine and release salamanders, frogs and other aquatic organisms and learn some fun facts about them.

Tuesday, April 18: Earth Week Vacation Programs at Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park. Join us for some fun activities during the vacation week to celebrate Earth Day!

Tuesday, April 18: CULINARY ARTS FOR KIDS! Whoopie Pies! at Art in Mind Creative Wellness Studio. Come join us and make whoopie pies from scratch! *Please call or go to our online calendar page to pre-register.

Tuesday, April 18: Afrim’s Sports School Break Action Camps at Afrim’s Sports. Afrim’s Sports School Break Action Camps for Ages 3-12: Full Day and Half Day Options along with Before Care & After Care

Tuesday, April 18: A Day on the Farm at Mabee Farm Historic Site. The original farm-to-table experience! This hands-on program lets kids try each step in the process of growing and making bread, just like the Mabees in the 18th century! We’ll plant seeds, thresh rye, and mill our own flour. From there we’ll move inside to bake bread and whip our own butter! $7 for each child; pre-registration suggested. Please pack a lunch. Sign up now at schenctadyhistorical.org/families.

Tuesday, April 18: Disney’s The Little Mermaid: A Palace Family Fun Day! at Palace Theatre. School is out bring the whole family to the Palace Theatre for a great movie and fun activities! Doors open at Noon for games, activities and family fun and the movie kicks off at 1pm. Get your face painted, meet Ariel, play games and participate in fun activities!

Tuesday, April 18: A Friend Among Us: The Art of Brinton Turkle at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art. Visit the exhibit to step back in time with Brinton Turkle and his tales of American lore.

Tuesday, April 18: Albany Word Fest at Albany Poets. In celebration of National Poetry Month, Albany Poets is proud to present the 2017 Albany Word Fest featuring the poetry and spoken word of upstate New York. This years event will take place on Monday, April 17 Saturday, April 22, 2017

Tuesday, April 18: Rollarama Skating Center April Break Schedule of events at Rollarama Skating Center, Inc.. Join us for an amazing week of fun, games and awesome activities!

Tuesday, April 18: Sculpture Walk at Castleton Public Library. BREAK WEEK PROGRAM! Join us for a walk to collect pieces of nature from the outdoors and then use them to make a unique sculpture.

Tuesday, April 18: CULINARY ARTS FOR KIDS! FIESTA! at Art in Mind Creative Wellness Studio. Join us in a Mexican fiesta!

Tuesday, April 18: Eric Carle and Friends: What’s Your Favorite Color? at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art. Everyone has a favorite color. Some last a lifetime, others change from day to day. Eric Carles newest publication, Whats Your Favorite Color?, poses the age-old question to fifteen famous childrens book artists.

Tuesday, April 18: Butterflies @ miSci at miSci. Butterflies are back at miSci! Escape winters chill and discover brilliantly colored native butterflies at miScis indoor butterfly house. Watch Butterflies at every stage of life – from egg to the Chrysalis chamber to adulthood. Learn about different species of butterflies from the area, what butterflies eat, and how scientists use butterflies as examples for new technology.

Tuesday, April 18: Indoor Livestock Barn at Adams Farm. Adams Farm is a working farm, where every animal has a purpose. Stop by to visit, interact, and learn about these animals. Our animals are all humanely treated, and live happy, healthy lives.

Tuesday, April 18: Spring Break Day Camp at Camp Scully at Camp Scully. Traditional summer camp during the spring! For ages 5 to 11 with archery, drama, bingo, trivia, science experiments, games, sports and fishing. Includes lunch and is open 8:00 am to 5:30 pm with daily rates available.

Tuesday, April 18: Night Sky Adventure Lecture at miSci at Dudley Observatory. Night Sky Adventures are astronomy fun for the whole family! Educators from the Dudley Observatory, in conjunction with volunteers from the Albany Area Amateur Astronomers group, present astronomy lessons, planetarium shows and night sky viewing.

Tuesday, April 18: Toddler Tuesday at FunTown Bounce at Funtown Bounce. Come join us at ViaPort Rotterdam and FunTown Bounce for Toddler Tuesday! Where there will be music and movement and other activities along with bouncing fun and the Toddler Kids Zone

Tuesday, April 18: Football Kidz at Afrim’s Sports. Football Kidz provides a fun, high energy environment where your child will develop both physically and socially. Our curriculum uses a variety of games that will engage kids while developing their fine motor skills. Classes Start at 2 years old!

Tuesday, April 18: Its Turtle Time at Albany Pine Bush Preserve & Discovery Center. Want to see a turtle up close (but no touching)? Come to the Discovery Center and meet one of our turtles Tuesday, April 18th and Thursday, April 20th at 2:00 pm. All ages. Free!

Wednesday, April 19: Star Lab  at New York State Museum. Crawl inside our inflatable planetarium and experience a seasonal sky tour. Free tickets will be available at the main lobby desk one hour before each show time. Ages 5 years and above.

Wednesday, April 19: Art with the Tang Museum at Schenectady County Public Library. Make and take home a handmade art project!

Wednesday, April 19: Earth Week Vacation Programs at Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park. Join us for some fun activities during the vacation week to celebrate Earth Day!

Wednesday, April 19: Afrim’s Sports School Break Action Camps at Afrim’s Sports. Afrim’s Sports School Break Action Camps for Ages 3-12: Full Day and Half Day Options along with Before Care & After Care

Wednesday, April 19: Animals and World War I at Schenectady County Historical Society at Schenectady County Historical Society. Join us as we discover the bond between soldiers and animals in WWI. Well explore primary sources, make connections to our furry friends today, and create a craft to take home. There may even be a special visit from our very own Sergeant Rusty Trumpets! $7 for each child; pre-registration suggested. Sign up now at schenctadyhistorical.org/families.

Wednesday, April 19: PRETTY LITTLE SONGBIRDS PAINTING at Art in Mind Creative Wellness Studio. COME JOIN THE FUN! A PAINT NIGHT AT ART IN MIND STUDIO!

Wednesday, April 19: Crazy 8’s Math Club at Schenectady County Public Library. Recreational after school math club. Helps kids enjoy the math behind their favorite activities!

Wednesday, April 19: A Friend Among Us: The Art of Brinton Turkle at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art. Visit the exhibit to step back in time with Brinton Turkle and his tales of American lore.

Wednesday, April 19: Albany Word Fest at Albany Poets. In celebration of National Poetry Month, Albany Poets is proud to present the 2017 Albany Word Fest featuring the poetry and spoken word of upstate New York. This years event will take place on Monday, April 17 Saturday, April 22, 2017

Wednesday, April 19: Rollarama Skating Center April Break Schedule of events at Rollarama Skating Center, Inc.. Join us for an amazing week of fun, games and awesome activities!

Wednesday, April 19: EXPRESSIVE OPEN ART STUDIO – ALL AGES! at Art in Mind Creative Wellness Studio. Leave your busy schedules and the stresses of the world at the door as you enter our fun & peaceful studio atmosphere!

Wednesday, April 19: Cool Science: Kazoos! at Castleton Public Library. BREAK WEEK PROGRAM! Join us as we make kazoos and learn how sound works.

Wednesday, April 19: SPRING PAINTING FOR KIDS! 2 DAY WORKSHOP! Ages 7-12 at Art in Mind Creative Wellness Studio. Have your kids join us for this fabulous two day educational art workshop during spring break!

Wednesday, April 19: Eric Carle and Friends: What’s Your Favorite Color? at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art. Everyone has a favorite color. Some last a lifetime, others change from day to day. Eric Carles newest publication, Whats Your Favorite Color?, poses the age-old question to fifteen famous childrens book artists.

Wednesday, April 19: Butterflies @ miSci at miSci. Butterflies are back at miSci! Escape winters chill and discover brilliantly colored native butterflies at miScis indoor butterfly house. Watch Butterflies at every stage of life – from egg to the Chrysalis chamber to adulthood. Learn about different species of butterflies from the area, what butterflies eat, and how scientists use butterflies as examples for new technology.

Wednesday, April 19: Family Movie Night: “Sing” (PG) at Castleton Public Library. Movie lovers of all ages are welcome at our family movie night! This month’s movie is “Sing” (PG).

Wednesday, April 19: Preschool Storytime at Washington Ave. at Albany Public Library – Washington Ave. Branch – Youth Services. Please join us to listen and learn with stories, songs, rhymes and a craft! For children ages 3 to 5.

Wednesday, April 19: Indoor Livestock Barn at Adams Farm. Adams Farm is a working farm, where every animal has a purpose. Stop by to visit, interact, and learn about these animals. Our animals are all humanely treated, and live happy, healthy lives.

Wednesday, April 19: Star Lab  at New York State Museum. Crawl inside our inflatable planetarium and experience a seasonal sky tour. Free tickets will be available at the main lobby desk one hour before each show time. Ages 5 years and above.

Wednesday, April 19: Spring Break Day Camp at Camp Scully at Camp Scully. Traditional summer camp during the spring! For ages 5 to 11 with archery, drama, bingo, trivia, science experiments, games, sports and fishing. Includes lunch and is open 8:00 am to 5:30 pm with daily rates available.

Wednesday, April 19: “Build a Nest Box” at Thacher Nature Center at Emma Treadwell Thacher Nature Center & Thacher State Park. Invite beautiful Bluebirds or mosquito-eating Tree Swallows into your yard!

Thursday, April 20: Indoor Livestock Barn at Adams Farm. Adams Farm is a working farm, where every animal has a purpose. Stop by to visit, interact, and learn about these animals. Our animals are all humanely treated, and live happy, healthy lives.

Thursday, April 20: Special Storytime: Hazel Mitchell at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art. Join Hazel Mitchell as she reads from her new book!

Thursday, April 20: Spring Break Day Camp at Camp Scully at Camp Scully. Traditional summer camp during the spring! For ages 5 to 11 with archery, drama, bingo, trivia, science experiments, games, sports and fishing. Includes lunch and is open 8:00 am to 5:30 pm with daily rates available.

Thursday, April 20: Its Turtle Time at Albany Pine Bush Preserve & Discovery Center. Want to see a turtle up close (but no touching)? Come to the Discovery Center and meet one of our turtles Tuesday, April 18th and Thursday, April 20th at 2:00 pm. All ages. Free!

Thursday, April 20: Ice Age Tour: How to Design an Exhibit! at New York State Museum. Join a museum exhibit designer on a tour of how he created the Ice Ages exhibition.

Thursday, April 20: Participatory Improv at Mopco at Mopco Improv Theatre. Teens and adults: Join the improvisors of the Mop & Bucket Improv Co. onstage or in the audience. Thursdays: Participatory improv games for everyone. Fridays: Guest and student troupes. Saturdays: The Mop & Bucket Improv Co.

Thursday, April 20: Draw the Cohoes Mastodon!  at New York State Museum. Join us for an up-close look at the Mastodon then try your hand at drawing the skeleton and environment.

Thursday, April 20:  An American Girl Tea with Molly McIntire at Schenectady County Historical Society at Schenectady County Historical Society. Join us for an American Girl Tea with Molly McIntire! We’ll step back in time to explore the homefront during both World Wars while enjoying tea and goodies and making a Victory Garden craft. All dolls are welcome! $8 each for adults and children; advance registration required. Sign up at schenectadyhistorical.org/families.

Thursday, April 20: Earth Week Vacation Programs at Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park. Join us for some fun activities during the vacation week to celebrate Earth Day!

Thursday, April 20: Afrim’s Sports School Break Action Camps at Afrim’s Sports. Afrim’s Sports School Break Action Camps for Ages 3-12: Full Day and Half Day Options along with Before Care & After Care

Thursday, April 20: Trout Discovery Day at Grafton Lakes State Park. Trout find a healthy home in the parks ponds, and you can release them into the water with us! Bring a bucket for your fish friend, and be ready for some fun fishy activities. $2/person, $5/family. Pre-register: 279-1155

Thursday, April 20: Story Hour with Miss Linda at Castleton Public Library. Join Miss Linda for story time and crafts! Suggested age range birth to age 6.

Thursday, April 20: Albany Word Fest at Albany Poets. In celebration of National Poetry Month, Albany Poets is proud to present the 2017 Albany Word Fest featuring the poetry and spoken word of upstate New York. This years event will take place on Monday, April 17 Saturday, April 22, 2017

Thursday, April 20: A Friend Among Us: The Art of Brinton Turkle at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art. Visit the exhibit to step back in time with Brinton Turkle and his tales of American lore.

Thursday, April 20: Trout Discovery Day at Grafton Lakes State Park. Trout find a healthy home in the parks ponds, and you can release them into the water with us! Bring a bucket for your fish friend, and be ready for some fun fishy activities. $2/person, $5/family. Pre-register: 279-1155

Thursday, April 20: Family Storytime at Lansingburgh Branch at Lansingburgh Branch Troy Public Library. Please join us with your little one at the Lansingburgh Library for stories, music and a simple craft.

Thursday, April 20: Rollarama Skating Center April Break Schedule of events at Rollarama Skating Center, Inc.. Join us for an amazing week of fun, games and awesome activities!

Thursday, April 20: EXPRESSIVE OPEN ART STUDIO – ALL AGES! at Art in Mind Creative Wellness Studio. Leave your busy schedules and the stresses of the world at the door as you enter our fun & peaceful studio atmosphere!

Thursday, April 20: SPRING PAINTING FOR KIDS! 2 DAY WORKSHOP! Ages 7-12 at Art in Mind Creative Wellness Studio. Have your kids join us for this fabulous two day educational art workshop during spring break!

Thursday, April 20: Eric Carle and Friends: What’s Your Favorite Color? at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art. Everyone has a favorite color. Some last a lifetime, others change from day to day. Eric Carles newest publication, Whats Your Favorite Color?, poses the age-old question to fifteen famous childrens book artists.

Thursday, April 20: Butterflies @ miSci at miSci. Butterflies are back at miSci! Escape winters chill and discover brilliantly colored native butterflies at miScis indoor butterfly house. Watch Butterflies at every stage of life – from egg to the Chrysalis chamber to adulthood. Learn about different species of butterflies from the area, what butterflies eat, and how scientists use butterflies as examples for new technology.

Thursday, April 20: Poetry Games! at Castleton Public Library. BREAK WEEK PROGRAM! Do you enjoy poetry, or want to try something new? Stop by for some fun poetry exercises and games.

Friday, April 21: Eric Carle and Friends: What’s Your Favorite Color? at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art. Everyone has a favorite color. Some last a lifetime, others change from day to day. Eric Carles newest publication, Whats Your Favorite Color?, poses the age-old question to fifteen famous childrens book artists.

Friday, April 21: Butterflies @ miSci at miSci. Butterflies are back at miSci! Escape winters chill and discover brilliantly colored native butterflies at miScis indoor butterfly house. Watch Butterflies at every stage of life – from egg to the Chrysalis chamber to adulthood. Learn about different species of butterflies from the area, what butterflies eat, and how scientists use butterflies as examples for new technology.

Friday, April 21: Perler Bead Crafts at Castleton Public Library. BREAK WEEK PROGRAM! Come make something awesome out of perler beads!

Friday, April 21: Indoor Livestock Barn at Adams Farm. Adams Farm is a working farm, where every animal has a purpose. Stop by to visit, interact, and learn about these animals. Our animals are all humanely treated, and live happy, healthy lives.

Friday, April 21: Spring Break Day Camp at Camp Scully at Camp Scully. Traditional summer camp during the spring! For ages 5 to 11 with archery, drama, bingo, trivia, science experiments, games, sports and fishing. Includes lunch and is open 8:00 am to 5:30 pm with daily rates available.

Friday, April 21: Toddler Storytime at Washington Ave. Branch at Albany Public Library – Washington Ave. Branch – Youth Services. Join Ms. Sarah in the Community Room for stories, fingerplays, songs and rhymes for toddlers and their caregivers.

Friday, April 21: Participatory Improv at Mopco at Mopco Improv Theatre. Teens and adults: Join the improvisors of the Mop & Bucket Improv Co. onstage or in the audience. Thursdays: Participatory improv games for everyone. Fridays: Guest and student troupes. Saturdays: The Mop & Bucket Improv Co.

Friday, April 21: ADK NORTHERN LIGHTS PAINTING at Art in Mind Creative Wellness Studio. COME JOIN THE FUN! A PAINT NIGHT AT ART IN MIND STUDIO!

Friday, April 21:  An American Girl Tea with Molly McIntire at Schenectady County Historical Society at Schenectady County Historical Society. Join us for an American Girl Tea with Molly McIntire! We’ll step back in time to explore the homefront during both World Wars while enjoying tea and goodies and making a Victory Garden craft. All dolls are welcome! $8 each for adults and children; advance registration required. Sign up at schenectadyhistorical.org/families.

Friday, April 21: Earth Week Vacation Programs at Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park. Join us for some fun activities during the vacation week to celebrate Earth Day!

Friday, April 21: Afrim’s Sports School Break Action Camps at Afrim’s Sports. Afrim’s Sports School Break Action Camps for Ages 3-12: Full Day and Half Day Options along with Before Care & After Care

Friday, April 21: Albany Word Fest at Albany Poets. In celebration of National Poetry Month, Albany Poets is proud to present the 2017 Albany Word Fest featuring the poetry and spoken word of upstate New York. This years event will take place on Monday, April 17 Saturday, April 22, 2017

Friday, April 21: A Friend Among Us: The Art of Brinton Turkle at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art. Visit the exhibit to step back in time with Brinton Turkle and his tales of American lore.

Friday, April 21: Octagon Barn Star Party & Lecture at Dudley Observatory. Join us for a FREE astronomy lesson and dark sky observing at the Octagon Barn in Delanson, NY! Programs include a 1 hour talk by local astronomy enthusiasts, followed by night sky viewing.

Friday, April 21: Rollarama Skating Center April Break Schedule of events at Rollarama Skating Center, Inc.. Join us for an amazing week of fun, games and awesome activities!

Friday, April 21: EXPRESSIVE OPEN ART STUDIO – ALL AGES! at Art in Mind Creative Wellness Studio. Leave your busy schedules and the stresses of the world at the door as you enter our fun & peaceful studio atmosphere!

Friday, April 21: Albany Shindig! with Set Americain at Homespun Occasions and Homespun Community Dancing. Come join us for “Roots” Dancing! A short concert followed by simple hoedown dances with live fiddle music.

Saturday, April 22: Albany Word Fest at Albany Poets. In celebration of National Poetry Month, Albany Poets is proud to present the 2017 Albany Word Fest featuring the poetry and spoken word of upstate New York. This years event will take place on Monday, April 17 Saturday, April 22, 2017

Saturday, April 22: A Friend Among Us: The Art of Brinton Turkle at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art. Visit the exhibit to step back in time with Brinton Turkle and his tales of American lore.

Saturday, April 22: WIldlife Presentation at Thacher Nature Center at Emma Treadwell Thacher Nature Center & Thacher State Park. Meet some wild neighbors up close and personal and learn about where and how they live.

Saturday, April 22: Little Wonders of Science w/ miSci at Schenectady County Public Library. Science story time with basic experiments!

Saturday, April 22: EXPRESSIVE OPEN ART STUDIO – ALL AGES! at Art in Mind Creative Wellness Studio. Leave your busy schedules and the stresses of the world at the door as you enter our fun & peaceful studio atmosphere!

Saturday, April 22: Hampshire Theatre Seedling Productions presents New Kid, by Dennis Foon at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art. Nick moves to a new country with their family. Will Nick and Mom be able to learn the ways of the new place? How will the other kids at school treat the new kid? Will Nick make friends?

Saturday, April 22: Eric Carle and Friends: What’s Your Favorite Color? at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art. Everyone has a favorite color. Some last a lifetime, others change from day to day. Eric Carles newest publication, Whats Your Favorite Color?, poses the age-old question to fifteen famous childrens book artists.

Saturday, April 22: Butterflies @ miSci at miSci. Butterflies are back at miSci! Escape winters chill and discover brilliantly colored native butterflies at miScis indoor butterfly house. Watch Butterflies at every stage of life – from egg to the Chrysalis chamber to adulthood. Learn about different species of butterflies from the area, what butterflies eat, and how scientists use butterflies as examples for new technology.

Saturday, April 22: Free Park Day at Saratoga National Historic Park. The National Park Service just turned 100 years old! Celebrate the start of our second century by visiting a park in 2017. During ten days of the year, all National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to everyone

Saturday, April 22: Kids’ Art Time at C.R.E.A.T.E. Community Studios. This theme-directed art class is for kids ages 6-12. Various mediums are used, including paint, model magic, tissue paper, crayons, etc.

Saturday, April 22: Celebrate Earth Day with a Special Coupon at Howe Caverns! at Howe Caverns Adventure Park – Get Ready to Say “Howe Fun”. Celebrate Earth Day Saturday, April 22nd! Every day is Earth Day at Howe Caverns so come out and celebrate our beautiful, living limestone cave. Get $2 off an Adult Traditional Cave Tour on Saturday, April 22nd.

Saturday, April 22: Indoor Livestock Barn at Adams Farm. Adams Farm is a working farm, where every animal has a purpose. Stop by to visit, interact, and learn about these animals. Our animals are all humanely treated, and live happy, healthy lives.

Saturday, April 22: Troy Waterfront Market at Troy Waterfront Farmers’ Market. Every week, more than 70 food growers, bakers, chefs & artisans gather to offer the local freshest and finest! At our market, you buy directly from the producer – the person who grew it or made it & can tell you how to best cook, use and enjoy it.

Saturday, April 22: Let’s Grow Together Sale – Spring/Summer Children’s Consignment Sale at Let’s Grow Together Sale. The Lets Grow Together Sale is a semi-annual childrens consignment sale, specializing in baby, child, teen, and maternity clothing & merchandise. We hope that you will join us at our Spring/Summer sale at Afrim’s Sports in Colonie.

Saturday, April 22: Free Park Day at Martin Van Buren National Historic Site. The National Park Service just turned 100 years old! Celebrate the start of our second century by visiting a park in 2017. During ten days of the year, all National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to everyone.

Saturday, April 22: Time Out for Tales at Bethlehem Public Library at Bethlehem Public Library. Stories and fun for children up to age 6 and families.

Saturday, April 22: PAWS for Reading at Schenectady County Public Library. Join us for our PAWS for reading program!

Saturday, April 22: Participatory Improv at Mopco at Mopco Improv Theatre. Teens and adults: Join the improvisors of the Mop & Bucket Improv Co. onstage or in the audience. Thursdays: Participatory improv games for everyone. Fridays: Guest and student troupes. Saturdays: The Mop & Bucket Improv Co.

Saturday, April 22: Art For All  at Albany Institute of History and Art . Bring your family to the museum and spend the day being creative! Adults and children of all ages are welcome to join us in the Albany Institute art studio on Saturdays for drop in art making. Activities are based off of our current exhibitions and include techniques involving painting, drawing, multi media work, collage and more!Free with museum admission

Saturday, April 22: VANGOGH’S SUNFLOWERS PAINTING at Art in Mind Creative Wellness Studio. COME JOIN THE FUN! A PAINT NIGHT AT ART IN MIND STUDIO!

Saturday, April 22: Pinkster  at Crailo State Historic Site. Crailo will host a Pinkster celebration featuring the performance and education group, The Children of Dahomey. Once a Dutch holiday commemorating Pentecost, Pinkster became a distinctly African American holiday in the Hudson River Valley.

Saturday, April 22: Earth Day Celebration at the Swaner EcoCenter at Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter. Celebrate Earth Day at the Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter. This event will offer a number of engaging activities and take home crafts for youth of all ages.

Saturday, April 22: Social Saturday at The Wonder Room at The Wonder Room. On Saturdays we do something special. Come and bring your family!

Saturday, April 22: The Hampstead Stage Company presents The Secret Garden at Schenectady County Public Library. Children’s theater performance of the Frances Hodgson Burnett classic!

Saturday, April 22: Earth Day Volunteering at the Preserve & Park at Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park. We will have conservation volunteer projects, nature walks, crafts, a presentation on science behind the Karner blue butterfly habitat restoration, wellness walks, pond exploration and more!!

Saturday, April 22: Football Kidz at Afrim’s Sports. Football Kidz provides a fun, high energy environment where your child will develop both physically and socially. Our curriculum uses a variety of games that will engage kids while developing their fine motor skills. Classes Start at 2 years old!

Sunday, April 23: Football Kidz at Afrim’s Sports. Football Kidz provides a fun, high energy environment where your child will develop both physically and socially. Our curriculum uses a variety of games that will engage kids while developing their fine motor skills. Classes Start at 2 years old!

Sunday, April 23: A Friend Among Us: The Art of Brinton Turkle at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art. Visit the exhibit to step back in time with Brinton Turkle and his tales of American lore.

Sunday, April 23: Howe Caverns Family Flashlight Tour at Howe Caverns Adventure Park – Get Ready to Say “Howe Fun”. 2 Hour Tour With Flashlights and Lighted Head Lamps Sunday EveningsReservations Required (No online tickets)Must Be 5 Years Of AgeFun for the entire family. Bring the kids and see the cave in a whole new light – by flashlight (kids and adults) and lighted head lamps (kids only – sorry Mom and Dad)!A special version of our Lantern Tour geared toward the whole family. Everyone can navigate the great cave as our discoverer Lester Howe did…in the dark! It’s exciting, it’s educational and most of all it’s a great adventure, in a living limestone cave carved by an underground river over the course of millions of years!

Sunday, April 23: Eric Carle and Friends: What’s Your Favorite Color? at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art. Everyone has a favorite color. Some last a lifetime, others change from day to day. Eric Carles newest publication, Whats Your Favorite Color?, poses the age-old question to fifteen famous childrens book artists.

Sunday, April 23: Butterflies @ miSci at miSci. Butterflies are back at miSci! Escape winters chill and discover brilliantly colored native butterflies at miScis indoor butterfly house. Watch Butterflies at every stage of life – from egg to the Chrysalis chamber to adulthood. Learn about different species of butterflies from the area, what butterflies eat, and how scientists use butterflies as examples for new technology.

Sunday, April 23: Free Park Day at Saratoga National Historic Park. The National Park Service just turned 100 years old! Celebrate the start of our second century by visiting a park in 2017. During ten days of the year, all National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to everyone

Sunday, April 23: Indoor Livestock Barn at Adams Farm. Adams Farm is a working farm, where every animal has a purpose. Stop by to visit, interact, and learn about these animals. Our animals are all humanely treated, and live happy, healthy lives.

Sunday, April 23:  Schenectady Symphony Orchestra: Music In Bloom at Proctors. Overture in G Edward Green, Concerto for Piano No 2, g minor Camille Saint- Sans , Rachel Sohn, Soloist, Symphony No. 4 Johannes Brahms Sponsored by Stewarts ShopsDates, programs and soloists subject to change

Sunday, April 23: Let’s Grow Together Sale – Spring/Summer Children’s Consignment Sale at Let’s Grow Together Sale. The Lets Grow Together Sale is a semi-annual childrens consignment sale, specializing in baby, child, teen, and maternity clothing & merchandise. We hope that you will join us at our Spring/Summer sale at Afrim’s Sports in Colonie.

Sunday, April 23: Free Park Day at Martin Van Buren National Historic Site. The National Park Service just turned 100 years old! Celebrate the start of our second century by visiting a park in 2017. During ten days of the year, all National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to everyone.

Sunday, April 23: Sensory Sunday’s at Yogibo LLC. Join us every Sunday from 9:30AM to 10:30AM for a no obligation Yogibo product demonstration! The lighting will be dimmed, the music will be low and the store will be closed to the public. There will be room for 3-5 families to sign up.

Sunday, April 23: Early Birds Walk at Grafton Lakes State Park. Which of your feathered friends is already back in the neighborhood? New and seasoned birders are both welcome at this outing to look and listen for the birds returning to the park as temperatures warm. Binoculars available! Pre-register: 279-1155.