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   AUGUST 2019 - CAPITAL REGION CALENDAR OF EVENTS

August 3  HIKE TO LT. COL. GUNDRUM LAND
1166 Bower Road 
Sand Lake, NY  (518) 712-9211.

Beautiful pond and mountain views in Berlin.

Beginning at Rensselaer Plateau Alliance members' house on Bower Road in Sand Lake, we'll hike to a beautiful beaver pond on the Lt. Col. Gundrum land, then up to cliffs off Firetower Road that overlook the Wildlife Management Area and Taconic Crest, and back. Hike will be four or five miles, over several hundred feet of elevation change, and take about three hours.

Directions:
Beginning at the intersection of Routes 43 and 66 in Sand Lake (Cumberland Farms, Sand Lake Town Hall, Tremont Lumber), head east on Taborton Road about five miles. Turn right on the Kipple Road. At unmarked T intersection turn left on to Bower Road, follow it to the end.

This is a free event. Register in advance at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hike-to-lt-col-gundrum-land-tickets-60427145218

9AM-12PM
Web Site

August 1  THERAPY THURSDAY
Water Works Pub
76 Central Avenue - Albany
, NY  (518) 465-9079.
11PM-4AM
Web Site

August 1  TRIVIA
Graney's Bar & Grille
275 New Scotland Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 453-3299.

8PM
Web Site

August 1   INDIE ROCK NIGHT
Bomber's Burrito Bar
258 Lark Street - Albany, NY (518) 463-9636.

9PM
Web Site

August 1  COMMUNITY ACTION FOR AFRICA
Bull Moose Club

150 State Street, 4th Floor - Albany, NY
Join us for a party with a cause! Community Action for Africa is brought to you by African Support Alliance and co-mads.

On August 1st, join 13 Capital Region-based organizations whose missions support various causes in Africa, for a celebration of community.

Aside from the entertainment, food, drinks, unique goods, and FUN, come learn how YOU can make an impact via volunteer opportunities, upcoming events, and more. This event is FREE, though free-will donations will be accepted

6-8PM

Web Site

August 1    BINGO
Clifton Park Elks
MacElroy Road - Clifton Park, NY  (518) 877-5200.

Games Start at 7:15PM

August 1  COUNTRY LINE DANCE LESSONS
Boars Nest Bar & Grill

1263 Patten Mills Road - Fort Ann, NY (518) 761-9088.
Interested in learning how to country line dance? It's great exercise & fun. Absolutely love Tasha our new country line dancing instructor! She is amazing and takes her time teaching to make sure everybody knows what they are doing and are comfortable with the moves. Definitely make sure you come check her out Thursday nights from 7 to 9 PM! She's bringing the life back to line dancing again teaching all the new line dances to all the country songs you want to dance to! For all ages. Only $5
7-9PM/$5

Web Site

August 1   BINGO
Blessed Virgin Mary Parish Bingo
250 Maxwell Road - Latham, NY  (518) 453-2258.
Full kitchen & Bell Jars available.
Games Start at 7:30PM

August 1  OPEN MIC
Rustic Barn Pub
150 Speigletown Road - Troy, NY  (518) 235-5858.
Come check out the best open mic in the capital district! with a different guest host every week, its never the same always different! lights, sound, stage and drum set provided ... Come check it out!
7-9PM
Web Site

August 2     FRIDAY NIGHT REWIND
Water Works Pub
76 Central Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 465-9079.

11PM-2AM
Web Site

August 2    RICK BEDROSIAN
Emack & Bolio's Ice Cream Parlor & Coffee House

366 Delaware Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 512-5100.
We have free live music every Fri and Sat night.
7-10PM

Web Site

August 2   HISTORIC DOWNTOWN ALBANY FOOD TOUR
Discover Albany Center
25 Quackenbush Square - Albany, NY (518) 495-2277.

Enjoy a progressive meal with a side of history. A leisurely 3.25 hours of 1.5 flat miles, ending with a toast to the weekend. Taste Albany's rapidly evolving culinary scene by exploring the food print of this historic city on the west bank of the Hudson River! 6 tastes and sips that represent Albany's culinary and craft brewing scene. Discover New York's historic connection with craft brewing and how it has returned to flourish. Get an insider's introduction to one of the oldest churches in New York and discover where some of the famous congregants sat. Learn where key symbols of this legacy city are located and how they reflect Albany's rich history.
12:45-4PM
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August 2   LIVE MUSIC
Lark Tavern
453 Madison Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 694-8490.

Happy Hour 4:00-8:00pm/$2 PBR $3 Well Drinks/$3 Domestic/$4 Craft Beers/Half Priced Appetizers 'till 7:00pm
6-9PM
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August 2  FAMILY FRIDAYS - PLEIN AIR POP-UP
The Hyde Collection
161 Warren Street - Glens Falls, NY  (518) 792-1761.
Meet the education team outside on the Museum grounds to learn how to create an “en plein air” artwork. Each week, a different technique will be explored in preparation for the Plein Air Festival on August 7 to 11. Activity will be canceled in the event of inclement weather. Free with chaperone; admission rates apply when visiting the galleries and Museum.
10:30-11:30AM

August 3    EMERALD DAWN
Emack & Bolio's Ice Cream Parlor & Coffee House

366 Delaware Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 512-5100.
We have free live music every Fri and Sat night.
7-10PM

Web Site

August 3    BBQ AND TIE DYE
Second Chance Opportunities

55 Colvin Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 489-1929.
Free food will be served and recovery shirts will be sold for 15 to tie dye
12-4PM

Web Site

August 3  BEER & BRUNCH
City Beer Hall
42 Howard Street - Albany, NY  (518) 449-2337.
BRUNCH ENTREE INCLUDES COFFEE + A CRAFT BEER, BLOODY MARY, MIMOSA OR SCREWDRIVER. EVERY SATURDAY & SUNDAY.
11AM-3PM
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August 3   DJ KARAOKE
Rusty Nail Grill and Tavern
1781 Route 9 - Clifton Park, NY (518) 371-9875.

10:00PM
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August 3   BINGO
Schenectady Bingo Palace
1866 State Street - Schenectady, NY (518) 374-2262.

Games Begin At 6:00PM
Web Site

August 3  CENTRAL TROY HISTORIC DISTRICT FOOD TOUR
275 River Street - Troy, NY  (518) 495-2277.
Rediscover this 200+ year old gem of a city as you experience the vibrant culinary scene surrounding Troy's year round Farmers' Market, 5+ tastings, bites & sips – linked to Troy's past and present. Experience a progressive brunch with a side of history, an easy 1.5 mile flat walk with frequent stops. Discover New York's historic connection with craft brewing and how it has returned to flourish. Get an insider's tour of an entire Tiffany designed church interior - on the National Historic Register! After exploring Troy's downtown, have time to shop in the year round Farmer's Market that brings local food to Troy's restaurants and you.
10AM-1PM
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August 4     PEARL
Water Works Pub
76 Central Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 465-9079.

11PM-2AM
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August 4    CHLOE MACYN
Emack & Bolio's Ice Cream Parlor & Coffee House

366 Delaware Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 512-5100.
We have free live music every Fri and Sat night.
7-10PM

Web Site

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    AUGUST 2019 - CAPITAL REGION CALENDAR OF EVENTS (cont'd.)

August 4   LIVE MUSIC
Lark Tavern
453 Madison Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 694-8490.

Happy Hour 4:00-8:00pm/$2 PBR $3 Well Drinks/$3 Domestic/$4 Craft Beers/Half Priced Appetizers 'till 7:00pm
6-9PM
Web Site

August 4  BEER & BRUNCH
City Beer Hall
42 Howard Street - Albany, NY  (518) 449-2337.
BRUNCH ENTREE INCLUDES COFFEE + A CRAFT BEER, BLOODY MARY, MIMOSA OR SCREWDRIVER. EVERY SATURDAY & SUNDAY.
11AM-3PM
Web Site

August 4  WANDA/RON BURCH
The Glen Conservancy - Susquehanna Travellers
1538 State Highway 161 - Glen, NY  (518) 281-4937.
On Sunday, August 4, 7:30 p.m., enjoy songs of the Civil War with the Susquehanna Travellers, a quartet that has been specializing in this music for two decades. The quartet comprises Allen Brenner, fiddle, who formed the group; Kevin Smith, guitar, who brings more than 40 years of musical experience and a wide range of styles to the group; Mike Fox, ¬mandolin, who joined his first re-enacting unit in the l990s and merges interests in music and history; and Teresa Deckard, flute & whistles, a descendant of 19th-century composer Septimus Winner (“Listen to the Mockingbird”), and a keen student of the music of that era.
7:30PM

August 4  SUNNY SUNDAYS
miSci
15 Nott Terrace Heights - Schenectady, NY  (518) 382-7890.
Sunny Sundays are your opportunity to take a safe glimpse at the sun! Educators from the Dudley Observatory at miSci will operate our 14inch telescope inside the roll-top roof observatory, allowing visitors to safely look at the sun and search for sunspots. Other objects such as the moon and planets may also be visible. In the event of poor weather, we will have hands-on activities indoors instead.

The observatory will be open from 1-2:30pm every Sunday. miSci galleries will be open continuously from 12-5pm. Access to the observatory or activities is free with museum admission ($12 Adult, $10 Senior, $8 Child).
1-2:30PM
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August 4    ALL YOU CAN EAT BREAKFAST
Waterford Knights of Columbus

76 Grace Street - Waterford, NY (518) 237-9330.
Our buffet featuring our famous Omelet Station, Eggs cooked to order, Pancakes, (plain and blueberry) French toast, sausage, bacon, home fries, toast, bagels, pastries, coffee, tea, orange and apple juices, hot chocolate. Take a chance to win the 50/50 drawing. Each paid breakfast ticket also enters you in a chance to win a free breakfast at a later date.
$8.00 adult - $4.00 children – (Children under 4 free)

8:30-11:30A

August 5 - 23  MICROSOFT POWERPOINT 2019 SUMMER INSTITUTE BOOT CAMP
Capital District Educational Opportunity Center
431 River Street - Troy, NY  (518) 273-1900.
Fast-paced, intensive study workshops focusing on Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 running 8/5/2019-8/23/2019, 1pm-3pm. Two weeks of daily training sessions are followed by a week of test preparation.

Participants must be 17 years of age or older, residents of New York State, and need to have basic computer skills in place before participating (such as comfort with operating a mouse and typing, ability to navigate files on a Windows PC, etc.)

Participants must attend an orientation prior to beginning Summer Institute training, and must pre-register to attend. Registration can be made by contacting the lab directly or by visiting EventBrite.com. (Search for keyword “ATTAIN” to locate the training of interest.)
Participants must also attend an orientation prior to beginning Summer Institute training.

There is no cost to participants to attend this training, study practice tests, or sit for the actual Microsoft Office Specialist exam.
1-3PM
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August 5   BINGO
Italian Community Center Bingo
1450 5th Ave. - Troy, MA (518) 274-0508

Games Begin At 7:30PM
Web Site

August 5    MANIC KARAOKE MONDAYS
Elda's On Lark
205 Lark Street - Albany, NY (518) 499-3532.

9PM/21+
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August 5    KARAOKE MONDAYS
Water Works Pub
76 Central Avenue - Albany
, NY  (518) 465-9079.
10PM-2AM
Web Site

August 5  VINYL NIGHT
City Beer Hall
42 Howard Street - Albany, NY  (518) 449-2337.
Classic Vinyl All Night. You Bring Em, We'll Spin Em
7PM
Web Site

August 5    YOUTH VOICE MATTERS
Second Chance Opportunities

55 Colvin Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 489-1929.
YVM must be 30 and under to attend.
5:30-7PM

Web Site

August 5  MONDAY COMEDY NIGHT
Lark Tavern
453 Madison Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 694-8490.

Monday Night COMEDY NIGHT at the Lark Tavern!! Come down and check out some of the area's up and coming comedians. Guaranteed laughs!!
9PM
Web Site

August 5  LIVE MUSIC/POETRY ETC..
McGeary's Irish Pub

4 Clinton Square - Albany, NY (518) 463-1455.
7:30PM

Web Site

August 5    RECOVERY IN THE PARK
Washington Park Lake House

Washington Park - Albany, NY (518) 489-1929.

12-5PM

Web Site

August 5   OPEN MIC
Cafe Lena
47 Phila Street - Saratoga Springs, NY  (518) 583-0022.
•Every Monday. All ages, all styles. Originals encouraged but not required.
•Free for Students / $3 for Adults
•Sign-up is 7 PM to 7:25 PM / Show at 7:30 / 2 songs or 10 minutes
You are welcome to use our Yamaha studio upright acoustic piano or acoustic Martin guitar. We can play your MP3 backing track through our sound system. You are welcome to bring amps and drums BUT set up and break down is part of your 10 minutes. The host draws names from a bowl at 7:30. The first person drawn gets first choice of timeslot, second gets second choice, etc. The host will add you to the end of the roster if you arrive by 8:30 PM.
•Full table service (see menu). No alcohol.
•Play Nice! We foster a diverse community that has a great time making art and helping one another get better. Excessive profanity, explicit sexual themes, and “humor” that unkindly targets a specific group undermines this goal. It is up to the discretion of the host to enforce the house standards.
7PM/$3 DOOR
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August 6 - 11   SCHOHARIE COUNTY SUNSHINE FAIR
Cobleskill Fairgrounds
113 Sunshine Drive - Cobleskill, NY (866) 666-3247.

This 143-year family-fun tradition features midway rides and games for all ages, live music and entertainment, demolition derbies, truck and tractor pulls, livestock events, horse shows, Canine Center, Miniature Circus Museum, Model Railroad Exhibit, Antique Tractor Display, Heritage Village, community exhibits, demonstrations, contests and fair food.

Daily entertainment includes the Royal Hanneford Circus, Nerger's Performing Tigers, World of Wonders sideshow acts, Escape Explosion Wild West Show, Rosaire's Royal Racing Pigs, Buffalo Barfield & Un-Herd of Entertainment, Heather Brooke Hill Clydesdales, and Master Chainsaw Sculptor Brian Ruth.

Daily admission (for ages 3 and older) is $15 Tuesday - Thursday and $17 Friday - Sunday and includes unlimited rides, free shows and parking. See website for $55 pre-sale season passes.

Midway hours are 4 to 11 pm Tuesday and noon to 11 pm Wednesday - Sunday. For more information, call the fair at 518-234-2123 or Dreamland Amusements midway at 866-666-3247.
9AM-12AM
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August 6  TRIVIA
Pauly's Hotel
337 Central Avenue - Albany, NY  (518) 426-0828.

9PM
Web Site

August 6    OPEN MIC
Emack & Bolio's Ice Cream Parlor & Coffee House

366 Delaware Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 512-5100.

7PM

Web Site

August 6    BINGO
Polish Community Center
225 Washington Ave. Ext. - Albany, NY (518) 456-3995.
Warm in the winter and cool in the summer for a nice night out! Jackpot $1,000. Kitchen opens at 6PM! Special Games and Great Food Specials every week!
Doors Open At 6:00PM - Games Begin At 7:30PM
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August 6  TRIVIA TUESDAYS
Lark Tavern
453 Madison Avenue - Albany, NY  (518) 694-8490.
Come check out our NEW trivia game. 4 Rounds including a music round. Now with many More giveaways!!
$25 Gift Certificate for the winner!
$.50 WINGS
$2 PBR
$3 BUD LIGHTS.

7PM
Web Site

August 6   OPEN MIC
Helsinki Hudson
405 Columbia Street - Hudson
, NY  (518) 828-4800.
8-11PM
Web Site

August 6     GRADUATE INFORMATION SESSION
Clarkson University Capital Region Campus
80 Nott Terrace - Schenectady, NY  (518) 631-9831.
Reserve Your Spot at Our Graduate Information Session.

Learn more about our master's, professional, online and executive programs in: Business, Education, Engineering and Healthcare.

Clarkson University graduates have a remarkable impact across the globe, and their ROI on education is among the best in the nation.

At our Information Session, you will have the opportunity to:

-Hear more about what sets Clarkson graduate programs apart.
-Discover our specialized, flexible programs and how they can impact your career.
-Speak with a graduate admissions counselor about choosing the program that's right for you.
-Learn more about the application and course registration procedures for your program.
-Waive your application fee and get help registering for courses!
5:30-7PM
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August 6  TEAM TRIVIA
The Rusty Anchor Bar
1 Selke Drive - Watervliet
, NY  (518) 273-2920.
8PM
Web Site

August 6  TRIVIA
City Beer Hall
42 Howard Street - Albany, NY  (518) 449-2337.
KNOW-IT-ALL? SMARTY PANTS? WISE GUY?.....PROVE IT!!
9PM
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August 7 - 11  PLEIN AIR FESTIVAL
The Hyde Collection and Glens Falls Region
161 Warren Street - Glens Falls, NY  (518) 792-1761.
The Hyde Collection welcomes plein air artists from around the Northeast for its juried Plein Air Festival, celebrating the Museum, community, and art inspired by the outdoors. Seventeen artists were selected to participate by guest juror George Van Hook. The festival culminates with The Hyde’s annual Community Day. Awards in Nocturne, Best in Show, Water, and Structure categories will be announced at 3 pm Sunday, August 11. If you see an artist working en plein air in the greater Glens Falls region, snap a photo of them or selfie with them, then share it on social media, tagging The Hyde. Don’t forget to include the hashtags #hydepleinair and #communityday. Community Day will feature a pop-up art show of juried Plein Air artists’ works.
MUSEUM HOURS: TUES-SAT 10AM-5PM, SUN 12-5PM

August 7    KARAOKE & MARGARITAS
Bomber's Burrito Bar
258 Lark Street - Albany, NY (518) 463-9636.

9PM
Web Site

August 7   OPEN MIC
McGeary's Irish Pub

4 Clinton Square - Albany, NY (518) 463-1455.
8PM/SIGN UP @ 7:30PM

Web Site

August 7     POETRY OPEN MIC
Cafe Lena
47 Phila Street - Saratoga Springs, NY  (518) 583-0022.
•First Wednesday of the month. Admission is $5.
• Sign-up from 7 to 7:25. Readings start at 7:30.
•Two short poems (less than one page) or one longer poem, with a limit of 5 minutes altogether.
•A featured poet reads for 20 minutes. Featured poets are booked by host Carol Graser. Generally, our features are established, published poets and/or have made significant public contributions to the regional poetry scene.
7PM/$5 DOOR
Web Site

August 7     TO LIFE! PRESENTS: BREAST CANCER "BEAT THE ODDS" EDUCATION FORUM
Saratoga City Center
522 Broadway - Saratoga Springs, NY  (518) 439-5975.
To Life! Presents: Breast Cancer “Beat the Odds” Education Forum

To Life! presents their annual Education Forum, Beat the Odds which will take place Wednesday, August 7 in Saratoga Springs. To Life! also announces the first annual Cynthia Shenker Speaker, named in honor of long-time supporter and board member of To Life! Cynthia Shenker was a tireless advocate for women and women’s health, and Dr. Steven Nagel, MD FACS is the first annual speaker in her memory.

WHO: Breast cancer patients and survivors, family members, friends,
caregivers, and health care professionals are welcome to attend.

WHAT: Annual Education Forum, Beat the Odds, Breast Implants Post Mastectomy, to Have or to Keep? Breast Cancer Screening for Those with Implants – Get the Facts.

Presenters:
• Dr. Steven Nagel, MD FACS (Cynthia Shenker Speaker): Dr. Nagel is a Surgical Oncologist and Medical Officer at the Center for Devices and Radiological Health, U.S. Food and Drug Administration. He is also an Assistant Professor of Surgery at Howard University College of Medicine’s Department of Surgery in the Division of Surgical Oncology.
• Dr. Andrew Warheit, MD: Dr. Warheit is a Diagnostic Radiologist and Medical Director for the Breast Center at St. Peter’s Hospital, Albany, New York.

Register online at www.tolife.org, or contact the office at: 518-439-5975, info@tolife.org.

To Life! is the Capital Region’s personal resource for breast cancer education and support, including wig and mastectomy boutique services in Delmar and Saratoga Springs. A non-profit, our outreach involves a 10-county region, and extends to women, families and caregivers navigating breast cancer. Learn more at: www.ToLife.org.
REGISTRATION & BREAKFAST @ 8AM; EDUCATION FORUM FROM 9AM TO 12PM
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August 7    BINGO
Knights of Columbus
46 Market Street - Amsterdam, NY  (518) 842-5260.

Games Start at 7:00PM

August 7   SMASH WEDNESDAYS OPEN MIC NIGHT
Geno's On The Avenue

2197 Central Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 982-5004.
8-11PM

Web Site

August 7     MAKING POETRY AND PROSE OF ORDINARY MOMENTS
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library
475 Moe Road- Clifton Park, NY  (518) 371-8622.
Our lives are made up of ordinary moments with extraordinary potential. Join writer Susannah Risley to explore capturing those ordinary moments in poetry or prose in a pressure-free learning environment. Susannah is skilled in helping writers of all experience levels - or no experience - find their voices. You are invited to join one or all sessions. Registration is required. Contact cphfriends@nycap.rr.com for more information.

Sponsored but the Friends of CPH Library. This event is funded in part by Poets & Writers with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
1-3PM

August 7  THE PRACTICE OF PLEIN AIR
The Hyde Collection
161 Warren Street - Glens Falls, NY  (518) 792-1761.
Join Plein Air Festival guest juror and professional artist George van Hook to learn about how an artist creates works of art en plein air. George will demonstrate the basic concepts by producing a plein air artwork live. Through demonstration and discussion, learn how artists begin a plein air artwork by highlighting the importance of composition, brushstroke, and color to capture the essence of a scene. In case of bad weather, the demonstration will take place inside with a portrait demonstration from a model. Perfect for any artists and community members interested in learning how a plein air artwork is made. $5 for members; $8 for non-members.

RSVP by contacting 518-792-1761, ext. 310, or adminassist@hydecollection.org.
6-7PM

August 8  THERAPY THURSDAY
Water Works Pub
76 Central Avenue - Albany
, NY  (518) 465-9079.
11PM-4AM
Web Site

August 8   YOUNG ABOLITIONIST TEEN SCHOLARS' INSTITUTE OPEN HOUSE
The Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence
194 Livingston Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 432-4432.

Celebrate the work of Albany teens at the Young Abolitionist Teen Scholars' Institute. This interdisciplinary learning experience creates a hands-on introduction to careers in history, the arts, museum education, preservation, anthropology, photography, horticulture and more. Through research and project based activities, students learn about the inspiring work of local abolitionists as they collaborate in the creation of professional public presentations showcasing what they have learned at The Scholars' Institute. This innovative summer institute is an opportunity for teens to not simply learn about, but to re-create, a 'sense' for the past and its relevance today.
2-4PM
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August 8  TRIVIA
Graney's Bar & Grille
275 New Scotland Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 453-3299.

8PM
Web Site

August 8   INDIE ROCK NIGHT
Bomber's Burrito Bar
258 Lark Street - Albany, NY (518) 463-9636.

9PM
Web Site

August 8    BINGO
Clifton Park Elks
MacElroy Road - Clifton Park, NY  (518) 877-5200.

Games Start at 7:15PM

August 8  COUNTRY LINE DANCE LESSONS
Boars Nest Bar & Grill

1263 Patten Mills Road - Fort Ann, NY (518) 761-9088.
Interested in learning how to country line dance? It's great exercise & fun. Absolutely love Tasha our new country line dancing instructor! She is amazing and takes her time teaching to make sure everybody knows what they are doing and are comfortable with the moves. Definitely make sure you come check her out Thursday nights from 7 to 9 PM! She's bringing the life back to line dancing again teaching all the new line dances to all the country songs you want to dance to! For all ages. Only $5
7-9PM/$5

Web Site

August 8   BINGO
Blessed Virgin Mary Parish Bingo
250 Maxwell Road - Latham, NY  (518) 453-2258.
Full kitchen & Bell Jars available.
Games Start at 7:30PM

August 8  OPEN MIC
Rustic Barn Pub
150 Speigletown Road - Troy, NY  (518) 235-5858.
Come check out the best open mic in the capital district! with a different guest host every week, its never the same always different! lights, sound, stage and drum set provided ... Come check it out!
7-9PM
Web Site

August 9     FRIDAY NIGHT REWIND
Water Works Pub
76 Central Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 465-9079.

11PM-2AM
Web Site

August 9    RICK BEDROSIAN
Emack & Bolio's Ice Cream Parlor & Coffee House

366 Delaware Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 512-5100.
We have free live music every Fri and Sat night.
7-10PM

Web Site

August 9   HISTORIC DOWNTOWN ALBANY FOOD TOUR
Discover Albany Center
25 Quackenbush Square - Albany, NY (518) 495-2277.

Enjoy a progressive meal with a side of history. A leisurely 3.25 hours of 1.5 flat miles, ending with a toast to the weekend. Taste Albany's rapidly evolving culinary scene by exploring the food print of this historic city on the west bank of the Hudson River! 6 tastes and sips that represent Albany's culinary and craft brewing scene. Discover New York's historic connection with craft brewing and how it has returned to flourish. Get an insider's introduction to one of the oldest churches in New York and discover where some of the famous congregants sat. Learn where key symbols of this legacy city are located and how they reflect Albany's rich history.
12:45-4PM
Web Site

August 9   LIVE MUSIC
Lark Tavern
453 Madison Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 694-8490.

Happy Hour 4:00-8:00pm/$2 PBR $3 Well Drinks/$3 Domestic/$4 Craft Beers/Half Priced Appetizers 'till 7:00pm
6-9PM
Web Site

August 9  GEORGIE WONDERS BAND
Amsterdam Elks Lodge 101
8 Fourth Avenue - Amsterdam, NY  (518) 339-2260.
Georgie Wonders Band plays 7-10pm at the Amsterdam Elks Lodge 101. All invited, so tell your friends! Doors open 5:30pm. Plenty of food (including wings!) and Cash Bar (including craft beers) for purchase. Super large wooden dance floor and plenty of off-street parking. Air conditioned. $10.00 at the door. Located at 8 Fourth Ave, Amsterdam, NY.
7-10PM
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August 9  FAMILY FRIDAYS - PLEIN AIR POP-UP
The Hyde Collection
161 Warren Street - Glens Falls, NY  (518) 792-1761.
Meet the education team outside on the Museum grounds to learn how to create an “en plein air” artwork. Each week, a different technique will be explored in preparation for the Plein Air Festival on August 7 to 11. Activity will be canceled in the event of inclement weather. Free with chaperone; admission rates apply when visiting the galleries and Museum.
10:30-11:30AM

August 10    EMERALD DAWN
Emack & Bolio's Ice Cream Parlor & Coffee House

366 Delaware Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 512-5100.
We have free live music every Fri and Sat night.
7-10PM

Web Site

August 10  BEER & BRUNCH
City Beer Hall
42 Howard Street - Albany, NY  (518) 449-2337.
BRUNCH ENTREE INCLUDES COFFEE + A CRAFT BEER, BLOODY MARY, MIMOSA OR SCREWDRIVER. EVERY SATURDAY & SUNDAY.
11AM-3PM
Web Site

August 10    GAME NIGHT
Second Chance Opportunities

55 Colvin Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 489-1929.
Come out for a free game night, bring family, friends and significant other.
4-7PM

Web Site

August 10   DJ KARAOKE
Rusty Nail Grill and Tavern
1781 Route 9 - Clifton Park, NY (518) 371-9875.

10:00PM
Web Site

August 10   BINGO
Schenectady Bingo Palace
1866 State Street - Schenectady, NY (518) 374-2262.

Games Begin At 6:00PM
Web Site

August 10  SCI-FI @ MISCI
miSci
15 Nott Terrace Heights - Schenectady, NY  (518) 382-7890.
Join us on Saturday, August 10th for an out-of-this-world, family-friendly, Star Wars-themed event called "Sci-Fi at miSci”.

Come dressed as your favorite science fiction character.

Meet characters and get your photo taken with members from the 501st Legion (Vader's Fist), the Rebel Legion, and the R2-D2 Builders Club.
Make slime with The Hudson Valley Ghostbusters.
Take your photo with Marty McFly, Doc Brown, and a DeLorean DMC just like in “Back to the Future”.
See a special Star Wars or Star Trek-themed live show.
Check out an exclusive Star Wars-themed planetarium show, created and available for this event only!
Do awesome science fiction-themed hands-on science.
All this and full museum access for regular museum admission:
+Children (3-12) - $8.00
+Adults (13+) - $12.00
+Seniors Citizens (65+) - $10.00
+Children under 3 - free
+Special Shows and Planetarium Shows: $6.00 per person, per show
miSci Members receive a 50% discount on admission to special events!

TICKETS ARE LIMITED!!

A food truck will be on premises serving up some great gastrointestinal wonders for you to purchase.
Link to event and more info - http://www.facebook.com/events/466692494112957/
11AM-4PM
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August 10  CENTRAL TROY HISTORIC DISTRICT FOOD TOUR
275 River Street - Troy, NY  (518) 495-2277.
Rediscover this 200+ year old gem of a city as you experience the vibrant culinary scene surrounding Troy's year round Farmers' Market, 5+ tastings, bites & sips – linked to Troy's past and present. Experience a progressive brunch with a side of history, an easy 1.5 mile flat walk with frequent stops. Discover New York's historic connection with craft brewing and how it has returned to flourish
Get an insider's tour of an entire Tiffany designed church interior - on the National Historic Register! After exploring Troy's downtown, have time to shop in the year round Farmer's Market that brings local food to Troy's restaurants and you.
10AM-1PM
Web Site

August 11     PEARL
Water Works Pub
76 Central Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 465-9079.

11PM-2AM
Web Site

August 11    CHLOE MACYN
Emack & Bolio's Ice Cream Parlor & Coffee House

366 Delaware Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 512-5100.
We have free live music every Fri and Sat night.
7-10PM

Web Site

August 11   LIVE MUSIC
Lark Tavern
453 Madison Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 694-8490.

Happy Hour 4:00-8:00pm/$2 PBR $3 Well Drinks/$3 Domestic/$4 Craft Beers/Half Priced Appetizers 'till 7:00pm
6-9PM
Web Site

August 11  BEER & BRUNCH
City Beer Hall
42 Howard Street - Albany, NY  (518) 449-2337.
BRUNCH ENTREE INCLUDES COFFEE + A CRAFT BEER, BLOODY MARY, MIMOSA OR SCREWDRIVER. EVERY SATURDAY & SUNDAY.
11AM-3PM
Web Site

August 11  COMMUNITY DAY
The Hyde Collection
161 Warren Street - Glens Falls, NY  (518) 792-1761.
The Hyde Collection celebrates its annual Community Day, a free day of art, fun, and inspiration to thank the community for its support and to introduce newcomers to the Museum. Community Day includes free tours of historic Hyde House and temporary exhibitions in the galleries, including From the Rooftops: John Sloan and the Art of a New Urban Space; interactive art experiences for all ages; a book sale; live music by The Switch; and an awards ceremony marking the end of the Museum’s five-day Plein Air Festival. A Family Art Battle invites families (or friends, or groups of any configuration) to borrow art supplies, then work together to create their own plein air masterpieces. For those who would rather watch others work, artists will be painting and drawing throughout the campus. Works created by regional artists participating in the Plein Air Festival will also be on view. (Food will be available for purchase.) Free.
12-5M

August 11  SUNNY SUNDAYS
miSci
15 Nott Terrace Heights - Schenectady, NY  (518) 382-7890.
Sunny Sundays are your opportunity to take a safe glimpse at the sun! Educators from the Dudley Observatory at miSci will operate our 14inch telescope inside the roll-top roof observatory, allowing visitors to safely look at the sun and search for sunspots. Other objects such as the moon and planets may also be visible. In the event of poor weather, we will have hands-on activities indoors instead.

The observatory will be open from 1-2:30pm every Sunday. miSci galleries will be open continuously from 12-5pm. Access to the observatory or activities is free with museum admission ($12 Adult, $10 Senior, $8 Child).
1-2:30PM
Web Site

August 12   BINGO
Italian Community Center Bingo
1450 5th Ave. - Troy, MA (518) 274-0508

Games Begin At 7:30PM
Web Site

August 12    MANIC KARAOKE MONDAYS
Elda's On Lark
205 Lark Street - Albany, NY (518) 499-3532.

9PM/21+
Web Site

August 12    KARAOKE MONDAYS
Water Works Pub
76 Central Avenue - Albany
, NY  (518) 465-9079.
10PM-2AM
Web Site

August 12  VINYL NIGHT
City Beer Hall
42 Howard Street - Albany, NY  (518) 449-2337.
Classic Vinyl All Night. You Bring Em, We'll Spin Em
7PM
Web Site

August 12    SEX ED
Second Chance Opportunities

55 Colvin Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 489-1929.
Sponsored by Whitney Young 18+
6:30-7:30PM

Web Site

August 12  MONDAY COMEDY NIGHT
Lark Tavern
453 Madison Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 694-8490.

Monday Night COMEDY NIGHT at the Lark Tavern!! Come down and check out some of the area's up and coming comedians. Guaranteed laughs!!
9PM
Web Site

August 12  LIVE MUSIC/POETRY ETC..
McGeary's Irish Pub

4 Clinton Square - Albany, NY (518) 463-1455.
7:30PM

Web Site

August 12   OPEN MIC
Cafe Lena
47 Phila Street - Saratoga Springs, NY  (518) 583-0022.
•Every Monday. All ages, all styles. Originals encouraged but not required.
•Free for Students / $3 for Adults
•Sign-up is 7 PM to 7:25 PM / Show at 7:30 / 2 songs or 10 minutes
You are welcome to use our Yamaha studio upright acoustic piano or acoustic Martin guitar. We can play your MP3 backing track through our sound system. You are welcome to bring amps and drums BUT set up and break down is part of your 10 minutes. The host draws names from a bowl at 7:30. The first person drawn gets first choice of timeslot, second gets second choice, etc. The host will add you to the end of the roster if you arrive by 8:30 PM.
•Full table service (see menu). No alcohol.
•Play Nice! We foster a diverse community that has a great time making art and helping one another get better. Excessive profanity, explicit sexual themes, and “humor” that unkindly targets a specific group undermines this goal. It is up to the discretion of the host to enforce the house standards.
7PM/$3 DOOR
Web Site

August 13  TRIVIA
Pauly's Hotel
337 Central Avenue - Albany, NY  (518) 426-0828.

9PM
Web Site

August 13    OPEN MIC
Emack & Bolio's Ice Cream Parlor & Coffee House

366 Delaware Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 512-5100.

7PM

Web Site

August 13    MOMMY AND ME
Second Chance Opportunities

55 Colvin Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 489-1929.
A judgment free space for mothers and children to interact.
2-3PM

Web Site

August 13    BINGO
Polish Community Center
225 Washington Ave. Ext. - Albany, NY (518) 456-3995.
Warm in the winter and cool in the summer for a nice night out! Jackpot $1,000. Kitchen opens at 6PM! Special Games and Great Food Specials every week!
Doors Open At 6:00PM - Games Begin At 7:30PM
Web Site

August 13 PJs AND PLANETS
Discover Albany Visitors Center
25 Quackenbush Square - Troy, NY  (518) 434-0405.
PJs and Planets
August 13th 6:00 pm Free
A special family friendly Planetarium show with the Albany Public Library. Families are encouraged to don their most comfortable PJs as we read story books and view an extraordinary star show. Preregistration is encouraged. Visit www.albanypubliclibrary.org , Events Calendar, Washington Ave. Branch to register.

6:30-8PM
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August 13  TRIVIA TUESDAYS
Lark Tavern
453 Madison Avenue - Albany, NY  (518) 694-8490.
Come check out our NEW trivia game. 4 Rounds including a music round. Now with many More giveaways!!
$25 Gift Certificate for the winner!
$.50 WINGS
$2 PBR
$3 BUD LIGHTS.

7PM
Web Site

August 13   OPEN MIC
Helsinki Hudson
405 Columbia Street - Hudson
, NY  (518) 828-4800.
8-11PM
Web Site

August 13  TEAM TRIVIA
The Rusty Anchor Bar
1 Selke Drive - Watervliet
, NY  (518) 273-2920.
8PM
Web Site

August 13  TRIVIA
City Beer Hall
42 Howard Street - Albany, NY  (518) 449-2337.
KNOW-IT-ALL? SMARTY PANTS? WISE GUY?.....PROVE IT!!
9PM
Web Site

August 14    KARAOKE & MARGARITAS
Bomber's Burrito Bar
258 Lark Street - Albany, NY (518) 463-9636.

9PM
Web Site

August 14   OPEN MIC
McGeary's Irish Pub

4 Clinton Square - Albany, NY (518) 463-1455.
8PM/SIGN UP @ 7:30PM

Web Site

August 14     MAKING POETRY AND PROSE OF ORDINARY MOMENTS
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library
475 Moe Road- Clifton Park, NY  (518) 371-8622.
Our lives are made up of ordinary moments with extraordinary potential. Join writer Susannah Risley to explore capturing those ordinary moments in poetry or prose in a pressure-free learning environment. Susannah is skilled in helping writers of all experience levels - or no experience - find their voices. You are invited to join one or all sessions. Registration is required. Contact cphfriends@nycap.rr.com for more information.

Sponsored but the Friends of CPH Library. This event is funded in part by Poets & Writers with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
1-3PM

August 14     POETRY OPEN MIC
Cafe Lena
47 Phila Street - Saratoga Springs, NY  (518) 583-0022.
•First Wednesday of the month. Admission is $5.
• Sign-up from 7 to 7:25. Readings start at 7:30.
•Two short poems (less than one page) or one longer poem, with a limit of 5 minutes altogether.
•A featured poet reads for 20 minutes. Featured poets are booked by host Carol Graser. Generally, our features are established, published poets and/or have made significant public contributions to the regional poetry scene.
7PM/$5 DOOR
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August 14    BINGO
Knights of Columbus
46 Market Street - Amsterdam, NY  (518) 842-5260.

Games Start at 7:00PM

August 14   SMASH WEDNESDAYS OPEN MIC NIGHT
Geno's On The Avenue

2197 Central Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 982-5004.
8-11PM

Web Site

August 15  THERAPY THURSDAY
Water Works Pub
76 Central Avenue - Albany
, NY  (518) 465-9079.
11PM-4AM
Web Site

August 15  TRIVIA
Graney's Bar & Grille
275 New Scotland Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 453-3299.

8PM
Web Site

August 15    HARM REDUCTION
Second Chance Opportunities

55 Colvin Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 489-1929.
Hosted by Katal Center- ways to reduce harm in our communities.
10AM-12PM

Web Site

August 15   INDIE ROCK NIGHT
Bomber's Burrito Bar
258 Lark Street - Albany, NY (518) 463-9636.

9PM
Web Site

August 15    BINGO
Clifton Park Elks
MacElroy Road - Clifton Park, NY  (518) 877-5200.

Games Start at 7:15PM

August 15  LUSTGARTEN FOUNDATION ALBANY CAPITAL DISTRICT WALK FOR PANCREATIC CANCER RESEARCH
Bethlehem Town Park
261 Elm Avenue - Delmar, NY (518) 330-3895.

The 1.2-mile wheelchair accessible, child, stroller, and pet-friendly event will include a pick-a-prize auction; a 50/50 raffle; a pet parade; free water, donuts, coffee, tea, and apple cider; a pancreatic cancer information area; purple hair extensions by Shear Simplicity; 10-minute chair massages; entertainment by The Puppet People; and live music by Code Blue Albany. The first 500 walkers will receive a free walk-t-shirt and a goody bag.
8AM-12:30PM

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August 15  COUNTRY LINE DANCE LESSONS
Boars Nest Bar & Grill

1263 Patten Mills Road - Fort Ann, NY (518) 761-9088.
Interested in learning how to country line dance? It's great exercise & fun. Absolutely love Tasha our new country line dancing instructor! She is amazing and takes her time teaching to make sure everybody knows what they are doing and are comfortable with the moves. Definitely make sure you come check her out Thursday nights from 7 to 9 PM! She's bringing the life back to line dancing again teaching all the new line dances to all the country songs you want to dance to! For all ages. Only $5
7-9PM/$5

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August 15   BINGO
Blessed Virgin Mary Parish Bingo
250 Maxwell Road - Latham, NY  (518) 453-2258.
Full kitchen & Bell Jars available.
Games Start at 7:30PM

August 15  OPEN MIC
Rustic Barn Pub
150 Speigletown Road - Troy, NY  (518) 235-5858.
Come check out the best open mic in the capital district! with a different guest host every week, its never the same always different! lights, sound, stage and drum set provided ... Come check it out!
7-9PM
Web Site

August 16     FRIDAY NIGHT REWIND
Water Works Pub
76 Central Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 465-9079.

11PM-2AM
Web Site

August 16    RICK BEDROSIAN
Emack & Bolio's Ice Cream Parlor & Coffee House

366 Delaware Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 512-5100.
We have free live music every Fri and Sat night.
7-10PM

Web Site

August 16   LIVE MUSIC
Lark Tavern
453 Madison Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 694-8490.

Happy Hour 4:00-8:00pm/$2 PBR $3 Well Drinks/$3 Domestic/$4 Craft Beers/Half Priced Appetizers 'till 7:00pm
6-9PM
Web Site

August 16   HISTORIC DOWNTOWN ALBANY FOOD TOUR
Discover Albany Center
25 Quackenbush Square - Albany, NY (518) 495-2277.

Enjoy a progressive meal with a side of history. A leisurely 3.25 hours of 1.5 flat miles, ending with a toast to the weekend. Taste Albany's rapidly evolving culinary scene by exploring the food print of this historic city on the west bank of the Hudson River! 6 tastes and sips that represent Albany's culinary and craft brewing scene. Discover New York's historic connection with craft brewing and how it has returned to flourish. Get an insider's introduction to one of the oldest churches in New York and discover where some of the famous congregants sat. Learn where key symbols of this legacy city are located and how they reflect Albany's rich history.
12:45-4PM
Web Site

August 17    EMERALD DAWN
Emack & Bolio's Ice Cream Parlor & Coffee House

366 Delaware Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 512-5100.
We have free live music every Fri and Sat night.
7-10PM

Web Site

August 17  BEER & BRUNCH
City Beer Hall
42 Howard Street - Albany, NY  (518) 449-2337.
BRUNCH ENTREE INCLUDES COFFEE + A CRAFT BEER, BLOODY MARY, MIMOSA OR SCREWDRIVER. EVERY SATURDAY & SUNDAY.
11AM-3PM
Web Site

August 17    WALKING CLUB
Second Chance Opportunities

55 Colvin Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 489-1929.
Walking and keeping record of results
10-11AM

Web Site

August 17    13TH ANNUAL CAR, TRUCK AND BIKE SHOW
Clifton Park Elks Lodge

695 MacElroy Road - Ballston Lake, NY (518) 877-5200.
On Saturday, August 17th, the Clifton Park Elks Lodge will hold its 13th Annual Car Show. The Lodge is located at 695 MacElroy Road, Ballston Lake, NY. All years and makes of cars, trucks and motorcycles are welcome. We have over 50 awards to registered vehicles. Fun, Music, 50/50 Raffles, and Great Food. Come see the contestant vehicles!!! Also, see the New York State Police demonstrate their "Rollover Simulator". Proceeds benefit the Elks National Foundation and the NYSEA Major Project Fund (Cerebral Palsy Home Service Program). Registration starts at 9 AM until 12 PM and awards around 3:30 PM. Contestant registration is $10; Spectators are free. Rain Date is Sunday, August 18. For Information call Steven Minoogian 518-366-4108 or Bob Bozenski 603-770-9126. Email CarShow@cliftonparkelks.org.
9AM-3:45PM

Web Site

August 17   DJ KARAOKE
Rusty Nail Grill and Tavern
1781 Route 9 - Clifton Park, NY (518) 371-9875.

10:00PM
Web Site

August 17   BINGO
Schenectady Bingo Palace
1866 State Street - Schenectady, NY (518) 374-2262.

Games Begin At 6:00PM
Web Site

August 17  CENTRAL TROY HISTORIC DISTRICT FOOD TOUR
275 River Street - Troy, NY  (518) 495-2277.
Rediscover this 200+ year old gem of a city as you experience the vibrant culinary scene surrounding Troy's year round Farmers' Market, 5+ tastings, bites & sips – linked to Troy's past and present. Experience a progressive brunch with a side of history, an easy 1.5 mile flat walk with frequent stops. Discover New York's historic connection with craft brewing and how it has returned to flourish
Get an insider's tour of an entire Tiffany designed church interior - on the National Historic Register! After exploring Troy's downtown, have time to shop in the year round Farmer's Market that brings local food to Troy's restaurants and you.
10AM-1PM
Web Site

August 18     PEARL
Water Works Pub
76 Central Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 465-9079.

11PM-2AM
Web Site

August 18    CHLOE MACYN
Emack & Bolio's Ice Cream Parlor & Coffee House

366 Delaware Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 512-5100.
We have free live music every Fri and Sat night.
7-10PM

Web Site

August 18   LIVE MUSIC
Lark Tavern
453 Madison Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 694-8490.

Happy Hour 4:00-8:00pm/$2 PBR $3 Well Drinks/$3 Domestic/$4 Craft Beers/Half Priced Appetizers 'till 7:00pm
6-9PM
Web Site

August 18  BEER & BRUNCH
City Beer Hall
42 Howard Street - Albany, NY  (518) 449-2337.
BRUNCH ENTREE INCLUDES COFFEE + A CRAFT BEER, BLOODY MARY, MIMOSA OR SCREWDRIVER. EVERY SATURDAY & SUNDAY.
11AM-3PM
Web Site

August 18  SUNNY SUNDAYS
miSci
15 Nott Terrace Heights - Schenectady, NY  (518) 382-7890.
Sunny Sundays are your opportunity to take a safe glimpse at the sun! Educators from the Dudley Observatory at miSci will operate our 14inch telescope inside the roll-top roof observatory, allowing visitors to safely look at the sun and search for sunspots. Other objects such as the moon and planets may also be visible. In the event of poor weather, we will have hands-on activities indoors instead.

The observatory will be open from 1-2:30pm every Sunday. miSci galleries will be open continuously from 12-5pm. Access to the observatory or activities is free with museum admission ($12 Adult, $10 Senior, $8 Child).
1-2:30PM
Web Site

August 19   BINGO
Italian Community Center Bingo
1450 5th Ave. - Troy, MA (518) 274-0508

Games Begin At 7:30PM
Web Site

August 19    MANIC KARAOKE MONDAYS
Elda's On Lark
205 Lark Street - Albany, NY (518) 499-3532.

9PM/21+
Web Site

August 19    KARAOKE MONDAYS
Water Works Pub
76 Central Avenue - Albany
, NY  (518) 465-9079.
10PM-2AM
Web Site

August 19  VINYL NIGHT
City Beer Hall
42 Howard Street - Albany, NY  (518) 449-2337.
Classic Vinyl All Night. You Bring Em, We'll Spin Em
7PM
Web Site

August 19  MONDAY COMEDY NIGHT
Lark Tavern
453 Madison Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 694-8490.

Monday Night COMEDY NIGHT at the Lark Tavern!! Come down and check out some of the area's up and coming comedians. Guaranteed laughs!!
9PM
Web Site

August 19  LIVE MUSIC/POETRY ETC..
McGeary's Irish Pub

4 Clinton Square - Albany, NY (518) 463-1455.
7:30PM

Web Site

August 19   OPEN MIC
Cafe Lena
47 Phila Street - Saratoga Springs, NY  (518) 583-0022.
•Every Monday. All ages, all styles. Originals encouraged but not required.
•Free for Students / $3 for Adults
•Sign-up is 7 PM to 7:25 PM / Show at 7:30 / 2 songs or 10 minutes
You are welcome to use our Yamaha studio upright acoustic piano or acoustic Martin guitar. We can play your MP3 backing track through our sound system. You are welcome to bring amps and drums BUT set up and break down is part of your 10 minutes. The host draws names from a bowl at 7:30. The first person drawn gets first choice of timeslot, second gets second choice, etc. The host will add you to the end of the roster if you arrive by 8:30 PM.
•Full table service (see menu). No alcohol.
•Play Nice! We foster a diverse community that has a great time making art and helping one another get better. Excessive profanity, explicit sexual themes, and “humor” that unkindly targets a specific group undermines this goal. It is up to the discretion of the host to enforce the house standards.
7PM/$3 DOOR
Web Site

August 20  TRIVIA
Pauly's Hotel
337 Central Avenue - Albany, NY  (518) 426-0828.

9PM
Web Site

August 20    FOR ALBANY
Second Chance Opportunities

55 Colvin Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 489-1929.
Advocating for those in recovery - all are welcomed.
5:30-7PM

Web Site

August 20    OPEN MIC
Emack & Bolio's Ice Cream Parlor & Coffee House

366 Delaware Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 512-5100.

7PM

Web Site

August 20    BINGO
Polish Community Center
225 Washington Ave. Ext. - Albany, NY (518) 456-3995.
Warm in the winter and cool in the summer for a nice night out! Jackpot $1,000. Kitchen opens at 6PM! Special Games and Great Food Specials every week!
Doors Open At 6:00PM - Games Begin At 7:30PM
Web Site

August 20  TRIVIA TUESDAYS
Lark Tavern
453 Madison Avenue - Albany, NY  (518) 694-8490.
Come check out our NEW trivia game. 4 Rounds including a music round. Now with many More giveaways!!
$25 Gift Certificate for the winner!
$.50 WINGS
$2 PBR
$3 BUD LIGHTS.

7PM
Web Site

August 20   OPEN MIC
Helsinki Hudson
405 Columbia Street - Hudson
, NY  (518) 828-4800.
8-11PM
Web Site

August 20  TEAM TRIVIA
The Rusty Anchor Bar
1 Selke Drive - Watervliet
, NY  (518) 273-2920.
8PM
Web Site

August 20  TRIVIA
City Beer Hall
42 Howard Street - Albany, NY  (518) 449-2337.
KNOW-IT-ALL? SMARTY PANTS? WISE GUY?.....PROVE IT!!
9PM
Web Site

August 21  COCKTAILS AND COSMOS
Discover Albany Visitors Center
25 Quackenbush Square - Troy, NY  (518) 434-0405.
Cocktails and Cosmos
August 21st 6:30-8:00 pm $5
A cosmic evening at the Henry Hudson Planetarium! The Albany Public Library and the Henry Hudson Planetarium welcome a local distiller for samples and to talk about their product. Guests will then be treated to a star show. Preregistration is encouraged. Visit www.albanypubliclibrary.org , Events Calendar, Washington Ave. Branch to register.

6:30-8PM
Web Site

August 21    SPADES NIGHT
Second Chance Opportunities

55 Colvin Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 489-1929.
All are welcomed to come play spade for free and have a good time.
6-8PM

Web Site

August 21    KARAOKE & MARGARITAS
Bomber's Burrito Bar
258 Lark Street - Albany, NY (518) 463-9636.

9PM
Web Site

August 21   OPEN MIC
McGeary's Irish Pub

4 Clinton Square - Albany, NY (518) 463-1455.
8PM/SIGN UP @ 7:30PM

Web Site

August 21     MAKING POETRY AND PROSE OF ORDINARY MOMENTS
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library
475 Moe Road- Clifton Park, NY  (518) 371-8622.
Our lives are made up of ordinary moments with extraordinary potential. Join writer Susannah Risley to explore capturing those ordinary moments in poetry or prose in a pressure-free learning environment. Susannah is skilled in helping writers of all experience levels - or no experience - find their voices. You are invited to join one or all sessions. Registration is required. Contact cphfriends@nycap.rr.com for more information.

Sponsored but the Friends of CPH Library. This event is funded in part by Poets & Writers with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
1-3PM

August 21     POETRY OPEN MIC
Cafe Lena
47 Phila Street - Saratoga Springs, NY  (518) 583-0022.
•First Wednesday of the month. Admission is $5.
• Sign-up from 7 to 7:25. Readings start at 7:30.
•Two short poems (less than one page) or one longer poem, with a limit of 5 minutes altogether.
•A featured poet reads for 20 minutes. Featured poets are booked by host Carol Graser. Generally, our features are established, published poets and/or have made significant public contributions to the regional poetry scene.
7PM/$5 DOOR
Web Site

August 21    BINGO
Knights of Columbus
46 Market Street - Amsterdam, NY  (518) 842-5260.

Games Start at 7:00PM

August 21   SMASH WEDNESDAYS OPEN MIC NIGHT
Geno's On The Avenue

2197 Central Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 982-5004.
8-11PM

Web Site

August 22  THERAPY THURSDAY
Water Works Pub
76 Central Avenue - Albany
, NY  (518) 465-9079.
11PM-4AM
Web Site

August 22  TRIVIA
Graney's Bar & Grille
275 New Scotland Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 453-3299.

8PM
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August 22   INDIE ROCK NIGHT
Bomber's Burrito Bar
258 Lark Street - Albany, NY (518) 463-9636.

9PM
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August 22    BINGO
Clifton Park Elks
MacElroy Road - Clifton Park, NY  (518) 877-5200.

Games Start at 7:15PM

August 22  COUNTRY LINE DANCE LESSONS
Boars Nest Bar & Grill

1263 Patten Mills Road - Fort Ann, NY (518) 761-9088.
Interested in learning how to country line dance? It's great exercise & fun. Absolutely love Tasha our new country line dancing instructor! She is amazing and takes her time teaching to make sure everybody knows what they are doing and are comfortable with the moves. Definitely make sure you come check her out Thursday nights from 7 to 9 PM! She's bringing the life back to line dancing again teaching all the new line dances to all the country songs you want to dance to! For all ages. Only $5
7-9PM/$5

Web Site

August 22   BINGO
Blessed Virgin Mary Parish Bingo
250 Maxwell Road - Latham, NY  (518) 453-2258.
Full kitchen & Bell Jars available.
Games Start at 7:30PM

August 22  OPEN MIC
Rustic Barn Pub
150 Speigletown Road - Troy, NY  (518) 235-5858.
Come check out the best open mic in the capital district! with a different guest host every week, its never the same always different! lights, sound, stage and drum set provided ... Come check it out!
7-9PM
Web Site

August 23     FRIDAY NIGHT REWIND
Water Works Pub
76 Central Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 465-9079.

11PM-2AM
Web Site

August 23    RICK BEDROSIAN
Emack & Bolio's Ice Cream Parlor & Coffee House

366 Delaware Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 512-5100.
We have free live music every Fri and Sat night.
7-10PM

Web Site

August 23   LIVE MUSIC
Lark Tavern
453 Madison Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 694-8490.

Happy Hour 4:00-8:00pm/$2 PBR $3 Well Drinks/$3 Domestic/$4 Craft Beers/Half Priced Appetizers 'till 7:00pm
6-9PM
Web Site

August 24    EMERALD DAWN
Emack & Bolio's Ice Cream Parlor & Coffee House

366 Delaware Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 512-5100.
We have free live music every Fri and Sat night.
7-10PM

Web Site

August 24  BEER & BRUNCH
City Beer Hall
42 Howard Street - Albany, NY  (518) 449-2337.
BRUNCH ENTREE INCLUDES COFFEE + A CRAFT BEER, BLOODY MARY, MIMOSA OR SCREWDRIVER. EVERY SATURDAY & SUNDAY.
11AM-3PM
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August 24    ARTS AND CRAFTS
Second Chance Opportunities

55 Colvin Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 489-1929.
All are welcomed to come and do some arts and crafts with your family, friends or significant other.
4-6PM

Web Site

August 24   DJ KARAOKE
Rusty Nail Grill and Tavern
1781 Route 9 - Clifton Park, NY (518) 371-9875.

10:00PM
Web Site

August 24   BINGO
Schenectady Bingo Palace
1866 State Street - Schenectady, NY (518) 374-2262.

Games Begin At 6:00PM
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August 24    CUSTOMER APPRECIATION PARTY
Upstate CBD

1613 Union Street -
Schenectady, NY (518) 280-4289.
Upstate CBD wants to thank its customers for their never ending support by throwing you a party to show our appreciation.

Catered by Backyard BBQ
Music by DJ Rookie
LMT Katie Kilian giving massages
Gnome Serum Representative

Tiered raffles for $2, $5, and $10
25% Gummies/Tinctures
Discounts on Shatter/Wax/Isolate
$20 8ths
$8 Prerolls
$10 pack of cigs

3-7PM

Web Site

August 25     PEARL
Water Works Pub
76 Central Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 465-9079.

11PM-2AM
Web Site

August 25    CHLOE MACYN
Emack & Bolio's Ice Cream Parlor & Coffee House

366 Delaware Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 512-5100.
We have free live music every Fri and Sat night.
7-10PM

Web Site

August 25  LIVE MUSIC
Lark Tavern
453 Madison Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 694-8490.

Happy Hour 4:00-8:00pm/$2 PBR $3 Well Drinks/$3 Domestic/$4 Craft Beers/Half Priced Appetizers 'till 7:00pm
6-9PM
Web Site

August 25  BEER & BRUNCH
City Beer Hall
42 Howard Street - Albany, NY  (518) 449-2337.
BRUNCH ENTREE INCLUDES COFFEE + A CRAFT BEER, BLOODY MARY, MIMOSA OR SCREWDRIVER. EVERY SATURDAY & SUNDAY.
11AM-3PM
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August 25  SUNNY SUNDAYS
miSci
15 Nott Terrace Heights - Schenectady, NY  (518) 382-7890.
Sunny Sundays are your opportunity to take a safe glimpse at the sun! Educators from the Dudley Observatory at miSci will operate our 14inch telescope inside the roll-top roof observatory, allowing visitors to safely look at the sun and search for sunspots. Other objects such as the moon and planets may also be visible. In the event of poor weather, we will have hands-on activities indoors instead.

The observatory will be open from 1-2:30pm every Sunday. miSci galleries will be open continuously from 12-5pm. Access to the observatory or activities is free with museum admission ($12 Adult, $10 Senior, $8 Child).
1-2:30PM
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August 26   BINGO
Italian Community Center Bingo
1450 5th Ave. - Troy, MA (518) 274-0508

Games Begin At 7:30PM
Web Site

August 26    MANIC KARAOKE MONDAYS
Elda's On Lark
205 Lark Street - Albany, NY (518) 499-3532.

9PM/21+
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August 26    KARAOKE MONDAYS
Water Works Pub
76 Central Avenue - Albany
, NY  (518) 465-9079.
10PM-2AM
Web Site

August 26  VINYL NIGHT
City Beer Hall
42 Howard Street - Albany, NY  (518) 449-2337.
Classic Vinyl All Night. You Bring Em, We'll Spin Em
7PM
Web Site

August 26  MONDAY COMEDY NIGHT
Lark Tavern
453 Madison Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 694-8490.

Monday Night COMEDY NIGHT at the Lark Tavern!! Come down and check out some of the area's up and coming comedians. Guaranteed laughs!!
9PM
Web Site

August 26  LIVE MUSIC/POETRY ETC..
McGeary's Irish Pub

4 Clinton Square - Albany, NY (518) 463-1455.
7:30PM

Web Site

August 26   OPEN MIC
Cafe Lena
47 Phila Street - Saratoga Springs, NY  (518) 583-0022.
•Every Monday. All ages, all styles. Originals encouraged but not required.
•Free for Students / $3 for Adults
•Sign-up is 7 PM to 7:25 PM / Show at 7:30 / 2 songs or 10 minutes
You are welcome to use our Yamaha studio upright acoustic piano or acoustic Martin guitar. We can play your MP3 backing track through our sound system. You are welcome to bring amps and drums BUT set up and break down is part of your 10 minutes. The host draws names from a bowl at 7:30. The first person drawn gets first choice of timeslot, second gets second choice, etc. The host will add you to the end of the roster if you arrive by 8:30 PM.
•Full table service (see menu). No alcohol.
•Play Nice! We foster a diverse community that has a great time making art and helping one another get better. Excessive profanity, explicit sexual themes, and “humor” that unkindly targets a specific group undermines this goal. It is up to the discretion of the host to enforce the house standards.
7PM/$3 DOOR
Web Site

August 27  TRIVIA
Pauly's Hotel
337 Central Avenue - Albany, NY  (518) 426-0828.

9PM
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August 27    OPEN MIC
Emack & Bolio's Ice Cream Parlor & Coffee House

366 Delaware Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 512-5100.

7PM

Web Site

August 27  TRIVIA TUESDAYS
Lark Tavern
453 Madison Avenue - Albany, NY  (518) 694-8490.
Come check out our NEW trivia game. 4 Rounds including a music round. Now with many More giveaways!!
$25 Gift Certificate for the winner!
$.50 WINGS
$2 PBR
$3 BUD LIGHTS.

7PM
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August 27    BINGO
Polish Community Center
225 Washington Ave. Ext. - Albany, NY (518) 456-3995.
Warm in the winter and cool in the summer for a nice night out! Jackpot $1,000. Kitchen opens at 6PM! Special Games and Great Food Specials every week!
Doors Open At 6:00PM - Games Begin At 7:30PM
Web Site

August 27   OPEN MIC
Helsinki Hudson
405 Columbia Street - Hudson
, NY  (518) 828-4800.
8-11PM
Web Site

August 27  TEAM TRIVIA
The Rusty Anchor Bar
1 Selke Drive - Watervliet
, NY  (518) 273-2920.
8PM
Web Site

August 27  TRIVIA
City Beer Hall
42 Howard Street - Albany, NY  (518) 449-2337.
KNOW-IT-ALL? SMARTY PANTS? WISE GUY?.....PROVE IT!!
9PM
Web Site

August 28    KARAOKE & MARGARITAS
Bomber's Burrito Bar
258 Lark Street - Albany, NY (518) 463-9636.

9PM
Web Site

August 28   OPEN MIC
McGeary's Irish Pub

4 Clinton Square - Albany, NY (518) 463-1455.
8PM/SIGN UP @ 7:30PM

Web Site

August 28     MAKING POETRY AND PROSE OF ORDINARY MOMENTS
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library
475 Moe Road- Clifton Park, NY  (518) 371-8622.
Our lives are made up of ordinary moments with extraordinary potential. Join writer Susannah Risley to explore capturing those ordinary moments in poetry or prose in a pressure-free learning environment. Susannah is skilled in helping writers of all experience levels - or no experience - find their voices. You are invited to join one or all sessions. Registration is required. Contact cphfriends@nycap.rr.com for more information.

Sponsored but the Friends of CPH Library. This event is funded in part by Poets & Writers with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
1-3PM

August 28     POETRY OPEN MIC
Cafe Lena
47 Phila Street - Saratoga Springs, NY  (518) 583-0022.
•First Wednesday of the month. Admission is $5.
• Sign-up from 7 to 7:25. Readings start at 7:30.
•Two short poems (less than one page) or one longer poem, with a limit of 5 minutes altogether.
•A featured poet reads for 20 minutes. Featured poets are booked by host Carol Graser. Generally, our features are established, published poets and/or have made significant public contributions to the regional poetry scene.
7PM/$5 DOOR
Web Site

August 28    BINGO
Knights of Columbus
46 Market Street - Amsterdam, NY  (518) 842-5260.

Games Start at 7:00PM

August 28   SMASH WEDNESDAYS OPEN MIC NIGHT
Geno's On The Avenue

2197 Central Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 982-5004.
8-11PM

Web Site

August 29  THERAPY THURSDAY
Water Works Pub
76 Central Avenue - Albany
, NY  (518) 465-9079.
11PM-4AM
Web Site

August 29  TRIVIA
Graney's Bar & Grille
275 New Scotland Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 453-3299.

8PM
Web Site

August 29   INDIE ROCK NIGHT
Bomber's Burrito Bar
258 Lark Street - Albany, NY (518) 463-9636.

9PM
Web Site

August 29    TRIVIA NIGHT
Second Chance Opportunities

55 Colvin Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 489-1929.
All are welcomed to come and play trivia.
6-8PM

Web Site

August 29    BINGO
Clifton Park Elks
MacElroy Road - Clifton Park, NY  (518) 877-5200.

Games Start at 7:15PM

August 29  COUNTRY LINE DANCE LESSONS
Boars Nest Bar & Grill

1263 Patten Mills Road - Fort Ann, NY (518) 761-9088.
Interested in learning how to country line dance? It's great exercise & fun. Absolutely love Tasha our new country line dancing instructor! She is amazing and takes her time teaching to make sure everybody knows what they are doing and are comfortable with the moves. Definitely make sure you come check her out Thursday nights from 7 to 9 PM! She's bringing the life back to line dancing again teaching all the new line dances to all the country songs you want to dance to! For all ages. Only $5
7-9PM/$5

Web Site

August 29   BINGO
Blessed Virgin Mary Parish Bingo
250 Maxwell Road - Latham, NY  (518) 453-2258.
Full kitchen & Bell Jars available.
Games Start at 7:30PM

August 29  OPEN MIC
Rustic Barn Pub
150 Speigletown Road - Troy, NY  (518) 235-5858.
Come check out the best open mic in the capital district! with a different guest host every week, its never the same always different! lights, sound, stage and drum set provided ... Come check it out!
7-9PM
Web Site

August 30     FRIDAY NIGHT REWIND
Water Works Pub
76 Central Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 465-9079.

11PM-2AM
Web Site

August 30    RICK BEDROSIAN
Emack & Bolio's Ice Cream Parlor & Coffee House

366 Delaware Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 512-5100.
We have free live music every Fri and Sat night.
7-10PM

Web Site

August 30    OVERDOSE AWARENESS DAY
Second Chance Opportunities

55 Colvin Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 489-1929.
Located at West Capitol Park in Albany. Spread awareness of overdose.
12-3PM

Web Site

August 30   LIVE MUSIC
Lark Tavern
453 Madison Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 694-8490.

Happy Hour 4:00-8:00pm/$2 PBR $3 Well Drinks/$3 Domestic/$4 Craft Beers/Half Priced Appetizers 'till 7:00pm
6-9PM
Web Site

August 31    EMERALD DAWN
Emack & Bolio's Ice Cream Parlor & Coffee House

366 Delaware Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 512-5100.
We have free live music every Fri and Sat night.
7-10PM

Web Site

August 31    A NIGHT TO REMEMBER
Academy Park

Albany, NY (518) 489-1929.
Located at Academy Park in Albany. A candlelight vigil in memory of those who passed away from substance use disorder. Co- hosted by GRASP
6:30-8:30PM

Web Site

August 31  BEER & BRUNCH
City Beer Hall
42 Howard Street - Albany, NY  (518) 449-2337.
BRUNCH ENTREE INCLUDES COFFEE + A CRAFT BEER, BLOODY MARY, MIMOSA OR SCREWDRIVER. EVERY SATURDAY & SUNDAY.
11AM-3PM
Web Site

August 31   DJ KARAOKE
Rusty Nail Grill and Tavern
1781 Route 9 - Clifton Park, NY (518) 371-9875.

10:00PM
Web Site

August 31   BINGO
Schenectady Bingo Palace
1866 State Street - Schenectady, NY (518) 374-2262.

Games Begin At 6:00PM
Web Site