Public Library, Main Branch, 161 Washington Ave, Albany.
Thursdays through 10/30, 11:15 AM: Lapsit storytime for children
under 2 years old. 427-4310.
Public Library, Delaware Branch, 485 Delaware Ave. Albany.
Wednesdays through 10/29, 3:45 PM: Storytime with puppets.
Thursdays through 10/30, 3:45 PM: Share stories and listen
to the stories of other children during the “Imagination Improv”
Public Library, New Scotland Branch, 369 New Scotland
Ave., Albany. Wednesdays through 10/29, 10:30 AM: Pre-school
storytime, featuring stories, fingerplays and crafts. 427-4300.
Public Library, Pine Hills Branch, 517 Western Ave., Albany.
Tuesdays through 10/28, 10:30 AM: Toddler storytime with fingerplays,
stories, and crafts; 3:30 PM: Picture book storytime. 482-7911.
Museum, 39 South St., Pittsfield, Mass. Through 11/21,
10-11 AM: Meet a different aquarium animal each week as part
of the “Aquarium Adventures” toddler program. Through 11/18,
10-11 AM: Learn about animals from the present to the prehistoric
through furs, tracks, and fossils in the “Animal Expedition”
toddler program. Through 11/18, 10-11 AM: The “Animal Expedition”
program teaches toddlers about animals from the prehistoric
to the present. Free with museum admission. Recommended for
ages 2-4. For more information call (413) 443-7171 ext. 10.
Museum at Saratoga, 69 Caroline St., Saratoga Springs.
10/11, 11 AM-2 PM: Drop-in workshop for children with scissor
skills. Participants create Halloween art and crafts. 10/14-15,
1:30-2:30 PM: Children ages 3 to 6 are introduced to cooking
in the “Cooking with Katie” class. Pre-registration is required,
and participants must be able to attend both classes. 10/15,
10-10:45 AM: Children ages 3 and up are invited to learn about
formal art. Pre-registration is required. Thursdays through
10/30, 10–10:45 AM: Story art program for all ages, with picture
books and art projects. Free with museum admission. Fridays
through 11/7, 10-10:45 AM: Children ages 3 to 5 will move
to music and learn stories during the “Wriggle and Giggle”
program. $50 members, $60 non-members. Pre-registration and
pre-payment required. Tuesdays through 10/28, 10 AM-12 PM:
Tuesdays for tots program returns, with art and activities.
For more information call 584-5540.
of Saint Rose, Saint Andrews Episcopal Church, 10 North
Main Ave., Albany. Tuesdays, 1:15-2:15 PM: Physical education
classes will be offered for preschool and home-schooled children.
Open to all ability levels. $30. Pre-registrationis required.
For more information contact Ann Neilson at 454-5248.
of Saint Rose, Thelma P. Lally School of Education, 1009
Madison Ave. Albany. Saturdays, 10:30 AM-12:30 PM: A free
program will be offered to help elementary school students
build their skills in language arts, math, science, social
studies, and computers. For more information call 454-5169.
Avenue, Albany. 10/12, 12-4 PM: The New York Kite Enthusiasts
will be sponsoring a day of kite flying. 872-0990.
Public Library, 2228 Western Ave., Albany. Mondays, 3:30
PM: Teen writing group. Tuesdays, 10:30 AM: The Youth Services
Department will be showing live action and animated half-hour
films. Wednesdays, 1 PM: Stamp collecting in the Normanskill
Room. Thursdays, 10:30 AM: Very Active Story Time, a drop-in
story time for rambunctious youngsters. 1 PM: Drop-in Story
Time. 2 PM: Drop by the Helderberg Room for a fun family film.
Fridays, 6:30 PM: The Youth Services Dept. will be showing
a Disney movie. 6:30 PM: An all-ages, all-skill levels chess
club meets for games. 456-2400.
Hudson Planetarium, Albany Heritage Visitors Center, Quackenbush
Square, Albany. Saturdays, 11:30 AM and 12:30 PM: Two star
shows, morning session appropriate for children in grades
K-3, afternoon session available for children in grades 4
and up. $4.50 adults, $3 for students and seniors, children
under 5 free. 434-0405.
Made Theater, 320 Broadway, Saratoga Springs. Through
10/15: Open registration will be held for students ages 12
to 17 for the January performances of “Schoolhouse Rock Live.”
For more information call 587-4427.
Hyde Collection, Louis P. Brown Art Studio, 161 Warren
St., Glens Falls. 10/12, 2 PM: The Sunday Afternoon Family
Activity invites participants to tour the latest exhibition
and make a work of art. Wednesdays, 1:30-5 PM: Drop-in time
for children ages 2 and up with accompanying adult. For more
information call 792-1761 ext. 15.
Museum, 105 Eighth St., Troy. 10/11-12: RPI Professor
Srinivas Akella and Summer Robotics Camp students will host
the Robotics Exhibit and Demonstrations, including their mobile
Lego creations. Every Weekend: Jump in and explore on the
weekends with Family Fun Activities, featuring a special activity
to make and take home. In the greenhouse, take part in a craft
activity all day. Museum admission is $5 per person, children
under three are free. For more information, call 235-2120.
Public Library, 47 Clifton Country Road, Clifton Park.
10/9: Required registration begins for the children’s program,
“Clay Picture Crafts for Kids,” in which participants will
create two-dimensional scenes from clay. The program is designed
for children ages 8 to 12, and will take place on 10/16 from
4:30-5:30 PM. 10/14: Required registration begins for the
10/22 “Spooky Crafts for Kids” program, in which children
will create Halloween crafts. 10/13, 1-2:15 PM: Children of
all ages, accompanied by an adult, are invited to attend a
family movie drop-in program. Three short, live-action films
based upon Gene Zion’s books about the spotted dog, “Harry,”
will be presented. Mondays and Wednesdays through 11/19, 9:35-10:35
AM: Parent and child library time, for children 2 to 3 years
old. Tuesdays through 11/25, 9:40-10 AM: Story time for two
year-old children accompanied by an adult. Wednesdays through
11/19, 11-11:30 AM: Story time for three year-old children.
Tuesdays through 11/25, 10:15-11 AM or 1:15-2 PM: Story time
for children 4 to 6 years old. Wednesdays through 11/19, 1:15-2
PM: Story time for children 3 to 6 years old. 371-8622.
Troy Neighborhood Resource Center, Fourth and Adams Streets,
Troy. Wednesdays through 11/19, 3 PM: Family storytime. 274-7071.
Public Library, Main Branch, 100 Second St., Troy. Wednesdays
through 12/3, 10 AM: Pre-school storytime; 11 AM: Toddler
Public Library, Lansingburgh Branch, 114th Street and
4th Avenue, Troy. Mondays through 12/3, 2:30 PM: Pre-school
K. Sanford Town Library, 629 Albany Shaker Road, Loudonville.
Tue-Thu, 9:30 AM, 10:30 AM: Toddlertime offers books, songs,
puppets, and finger plays for children age 3 and younger;
“On My Own” storytime for children age 3 and older presents
stories, songs, and occasional crafts. Wednesdays, 4 PM: Treehouse
Club for children in grades 1 to 4 features stories, games,
crafts, and an occasional snack. Mondays, 10 AM; Tuesdays,
1:30 PM; Wednesdays, 1:30 and 6:30 PM: Family drop-in storytime
for all ages. For information call 458-9274.
Awareness Children’s Museum, 229 Glen St., Glens Falls.
Through 10/10: Children’s artwork displaying the diversity
of games played around the world will be exhibited. 793-2773.