Institute of History and Art, 125 Washington Ave., Albany,
will hold a behind the scenes tour of AIHA’s collections
with a tour by the curator. For more information call 463-5502
Cancer Society presents Man to Man, a confidential educational
and support program enabling prostate cancer survivors to
get the information they need to resume active productive
lives on 10/15 at 7PM at 260 Osborne Road, Loudonville.
Arts Center, Saratoga County Arts Council, will hold
a Teen Art Party on 10/10 from 7-9:30PM for ages 14-17.
A new project will begin wil guest instructor Amil Droz.
Free with pizza served. 584-4132.
Spa Lodge No. 2619 will hold a turkey dinner on 10/10
from 6-8 PM for $8.50. Eat in or take out. 885-1149.
Community Church will present a turkey dinner on 10/11
at 4:30PM, 5:30PM and 6:30 PM at 1997 Delaware Turnpike,
Clarksville. Take-Out available, walk-ins welcome. 768-2424.
City of Saratoga Springs Heritage Area Program and Visitors
Center will present a Brown Bag entitled The Arhitecture
of Saratoga Spring including a slide presentation on
10/9 from noon-1PM. 587-3241.
County Council on the Art’s Artswalk will take place
on 10/11 and 10/12 in Hudson. Artswalk is the CCCA’s largest
outreach program with an emphasis on the visual arts. For
more information call 822-1890.
Chili Cookoff will be held at Conkling Hall, Methodist
Hill Road, Rensselaerville, on 10/11 at 11:30AM. Area residents
supply homemade chili dishes. Tasting cost $1 each or $5
for six. 797-3459.
Love an Ethical NY Event to honor Key New Yorkers will
be held on 10/15 at the Hearetneatr Restaurant in the W
Hotel from 5:30-7:30PM. (800)300-8707.
Sea Air Space Museum hosts 1st Annual Gotham Motorcycle
Classic on 10/11 and 10/12. Four divisions and 32 classes
of show bikes will be on display. General Admission is $14,
special 2 day passes are available for $20. (212)245-0072.
Rem Memorial Concert will be held on 10/11, children’s
concert by Lyric’s Exciting Young Virtuoso Series at 3PM
and at 8PM, Romanticism and Modernism at Catskill Mountain
Performing Arts Center, 7967 Main St., Route 23A, Hunter.
263-4908 ext. 202.
Ridge Farm, Schaghticoke, is presenting the Capital
Region’s largest cornfield Maze for the fourth season with
a new design. The Maize is open through 11/2. $8 ages 12
and up, $7 for seniors, $6 ages 11 and under and free to
children under 3. 664-1515.
Liberty Ridge Farm, Schaghticoke, is transforming the
Capital Region’s largest cornfield maze for Halloween on
Friday and Saturday evenings from 9/26 through 11/1. For
more information call 664-1515.
State Historic Site, 5720 Route 9G, Hudson, will present
the Hudson River Valley Ramble, a series of walks, hikes,
biking and paddling events initiated in 2000. $5. Reservations
Museum, Nott Terrace Heights, Schenectady, will hold
panetarium shows running Thursdays through Sundays at 2
PM. Admission to the planetarium is $6.50 for adults, $4.50
for children, $5.50 for seniors. 382-7890.
Seventh Avenue Fashions Debut in RCHS’s Hart-Cluett
House will take place on 10/15 from 11AM-1PM. Fall 2003
collection of fashion stylist and designer John Patrick.
Luncheon served in Carr Building, 57 Second St.. $30 for
members, $40 nonmembers. 272-7232 ext. 17.
Brunch Buffet will take place every Sunday from 11AM-2
PM at the Irish Mist, 285 2nd St., South Troy. Adults $12.95,
children under 12 $8.95 and seniors $11.95. 266-8915.
Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, 815 N. Broadway, Saratoga
Springs, will hold guided exhibition tours on every Tuesday,
Saturday and Sunday at 1 PM. 580-8080.
Troy Public Library will hold a fall book sale every
Saturday in October from 11 AM-3 PM at the BookCellar, Troy
Public Library, 100 Second St., Troy. 274-7071.
Slater DE766 destroyer escort, restored to WWII configuration
will be open Wednesday through Sunday from 10AM-4PM at the
base of Madison Ave., Albany’s Snow Dock. $5 for adults,
$4 children. 431-1943.
Annual Autumn Antics and 25th Anniversary Gala
will be held on 10/17 from 6-9PM at River Stone Manor, 1437
Amsterdam Road, Glenville. Proceeds benefit the Scotia-Glenville
Children’s Museum. Hors d’oeuvres and buffet dinner, silent
and live auction. $40 per person, table of 8 $310.
Annual Hunter Pace to benefit rural land protection efforts
in Columbia County will take place on 10/12. Rain or Shine.
Casual Riding Attire, hard hats required. Teams of two or
three. Western Riders welcome. $75 per person in advance,
$80 per person at event. 329-4125.
Annual Benefit Auction to benefit the Center for Photography
at Woodstock’s Year-Round Creative & Education offerings
will be held on 10/11 at the Woodstock Town Hall, 76 Tinker
St., Woodstock. Over 240 Fine Contemporary and Historic Photographs.
For more information call (845) 679-9957.
Tumor Research Benefit will be held on 10/15 at 7:30PM
at the Albany Academy with Chris Brubeck and his band Triple
Play. All proceeds will go to support The Billy Grey Research
Chair. For more information call 465-1461 ext. 285.
H Happy Hour will take place on 10/10 from 5-7PM at the
Original Saratoga Brew Pub, Phila St.,Saratoga Springs. For
each beer poured $.50 will be donated to Double H Hole in
the Woods Ranch for critically ill children. 696-5921.
Hall will host a cabaret concert on 10/11 at 8 PM to benefit
the Chrysalis Community, an advanced AIDS residence in Pownal,
Vt. Donation of $50 includes dessert, coffee and entertainment.
Hyde Collection Art Museum will hold A Taste of Art…a
Wine Experience, on 10/10 from 6:30-9:30 PM. The evening will
offer an array of wines specially selected by Joshua Hiebel,
owner of Saratoga Wine Exchange. $100 for Grant Tasting, $45
for General Tasting. Proceeds will benefit the Hyde Collection’s
Annual Fund. 792-1761 ext. 23.
Immaculate Conception Church, 73 Main St., Hoosick Falls,
will be having a Basket Bingo on 10/9 at 5:30 PM with games
starting at 7 PM. $10 for 18 regular games and door prize.
Additional games and quilt raffle are extra. Proceeds will
benefit Immaculate Conception Parish. Only 180 tickets available.
Spindle City Historic Society will hold a history auction
to support the activities and projects of the Spindle City
Historic Society on 10/11 beginning at 7PM in the Cohoes Visitors
Center. To donate items or for more information call 237-7999.
Leukemia and Lymphoma Society will hold support and
informational meetings for adult patients, family members
and friends of survivors of all blood cancers from 6-7:30
PM in Colonie on 10/27 and 11/3. For more information call
Civil Liberties Union will meet on 10/13 at 6:30 PM
at the Albany Public Library, 161 Washington Ave., Albany.
Outreach meets every Mon, 6:30 PM, 435 New Karner Road,
Colonie. This is a welcome meeting for new and prospective
Chorus, a women’s 90 member barbershop chorus will hold
open auditions every Thursday at 7 PM at the New Covenant
Presbyterian Church, 916 Western Ave., Albany. For more
information call 371-6925.
Men’s Fashion is holding auditions for male models for
a fall fashion show. By appointment only. Call Tommy for
more information and for an appointment at 598-1022.
Harlequin Players are casting for one male role, age
late 20’s early 30’s for Cahoots, by Rick Johnston.
Auditions are being held on an appointment basis. 274-5820.
Made Theater will be holding open auditions for December
production of A Christmas Carol at the Spa Little
Theater in Sataoga Spa State Park on 10/12 and 10/13 from
1-9PM. Cast calls for 9-11 makes and 6-9 females, ages 7
to 60. 17 and under before 8 pM only, 18 and up after 8PM.
Scripts available at Saratoga Springs Public Library. 587-4427.
Showcase Theater is accepting BIOS and pictures for
an audition on 11/1. Information should be sent by 10/15
to HRC Showcase Theater, PO Box 940, Hudson, NY 12534. 943-3400.
Annual Ed Wood Videofest will take place on 12/10 at the
Lionheart. Submissions can be either VHS or DVD format of
10 minutes or less. Submissions are due midnight of 11/28.
Albany-Schenectady League of Arts will award project grants
of up to $5000 to NonProfit Organizations and $1000 to Individual
Artist of any discipline. Applicantsmust be residents of Albany
or Schenectady Counties. Deadline is 10/14 for project grant
and 10/21 for individual artist grant. 449-5380.
Center of the Capital Region will award three Rensselaer
County artists grants of $2500 each this fall. Deadline for
application is 10/14. 273-0552 ext, 229.
Lake George Arts Projects 15th Annual Black Velvet Art
Party will be held on 11/15 at the Fort William Henry Conference
Center, Lake George, NY, from 8PM-midnight. Artists are invited
to submit new, original works for the silent auction. Must
include black velvet. Black velveteen or black flockand may
include materials. Each artist submitting work will receive
one free ticket, a $20 value. Artwork should be delievered
on 11/4-6 and 11/11-12 between noon and 5PM in the side entrance
of the Old County Courthouse, Amherst Street, Lake George.
Mary’s Art Space is seeking participants for an upcoming
show, “Mean Time,” at Troy’s Chapel and Cultural Center. Date
of the event is 10/27. For more information call 463-5857.
Gallery is sponsoring an Alumni Art Invitational. All
district alumni are invited to submit 3-5 slides of your work,
resume, artist statement, and a SASE for return slides to
Scott Walroth, Director of Art Education, Niskayuna High School,
1626 Balltown Road, Niskayuna, NY 12309. Submissions are due
by 10/10. For more information call 382-2511 ext. 4337.
Perrella Gallery is looking for entries for its 2003 Regional,
Works on Paper. 100 mile radius. For details call 762-4651
ext.4111. Deadline is 10/10.
Sage College is seeking singers for the College Consortium
Singers at Russell Sage. The coir will be performing Vivaldi’s
Gloria and Christmas selections for Troy Music Hall Conert
on 12/7 and St. Augustine’s Church, North Troy, on 12/12.
Rehearsals are Wednesdays from 7-9 PM in Bush Memorial Center,
corner of First St. and Congress St. on Russell Sage Campus,
County Arts Council will award grants to both artists
and projects of up to $5,000. Project grants have an application
deadline of 9/26 and artist grants have a deadline of 10/17.
Public Library’s Art Show is looking for entries including
art, photography, and sculpture. Pieces may be brought from
10AM-noon on 10/9. 371-8622.
Grounds Coffee Shop is accepting submissions for upcoming
art shows. Send slides or photos with a self addressed stamped
envelope to Jennifer Maher, P.O. Box 6253, Albany, NY 12206.
Albany Istitute of History and Art is looking for volunteers,
docents and interns to assist with administrative and program
related activities. High school and college students welcome.
Volunteers call 463-4478, docents call 463-4478 and interns
Association looking for volunteers to assit with HelpLine
telephone service to provide information and referrals for
persons with the disease and their families. Also for resource
librarian, support group, special events, In-office volunteer
and volunteer coordinator. For more information call 438-2217.
American Red Cross needs blood drive sponsors, and business,
school, and community groups are urged to participate. To
learn more call (800) 514-4319 ext. 804.
Public Library Youth Council is looking for members, students
grade six and up can join the Library’s Youth Advisory Council.
Council members meet monthly. For more information call 439-9314.
Working Companions, Inc. is seeking volunteers to help
with upcoming events. The goal of the organization is to help
people with disabilities gain independence through a canine
companion. (315) 656-3301.
Holiday Lights is looking for volunteers for the Capital
Holiday Lights event in Washington Park from 11/4-12/31. All
proceeds benefit Albany PAL. 477-4984.
Music Hall needs volunteers. See all productions, meet
the cast, complimentary tickets, special events, receptions,
and more. For more information call Khyrn at 229-9532 or 235-6134.
Ambassadors International Volleyball exchange are currently
accepting applications for high school teams and individual
players for the 2004 games to be held in Europe. The program
is open to American and Canadian boys’ and girls’ high school
teams, club teams and individual volleyball players, 15-20
years old. For more information call (425) 255-8102 or visit
Host families for high school exhange students are needed.
For more information call the Foundation for Intercultural
Travel at (877) 439-7862.
Action Network of New York State encourages gardeners
across New York State to donate a portion of their harvest
to food pantries and soup kitchens. Anyone interested can
contact Hunger Action at 434-7371.
Opportunities at Arts Center Gallery to assist with the
exhibition program. Students with art-related course experience
are being sought, but not limited to art students. To apply
or for more information call 273-0552 ext. 222.
Volunteers of America-Mohawk/Hudson is seeking tutors
to teach English to non-English speaking people in Schenectady
County. Free training will be provided. No prior experience
Peter’s Hospital seeks motivated volunteers for a wide
variety of assignments helping patients and visitors doing
administrative tasks. Contact Carla Young at 525-1002.
Annual Columbus Parade and Italian Festival invites community
groups and organizations to participate in the event to be
held on 10/12. The parade starts at 1 PM from Washington Park
and Partridge St.and proceeds into Washington Park by the
Lake House. 641-7518.
Made Theater offers fund-raising opportunities for nonprofit
groups of more than $1,000 for opening night performances.
Sell tickets for one of three opening-night performances.