Around Troy

Around Troy 07.11.19

Come to the grand opening of the Chill and Shmooze Lodge

On July 14th Sunday at Beth Tephilah Synagogue 82 River Street in Troy at 5:30 pm for an incredibly delicious Vegan buffet with live entertainment of amazing stories and other talents. Suggested donation $5 Please call Leible at 518 894 3490 for Rsvp up to 4:30pm Sunday July 14th !

Oakwood Presents Full Moon Twilight Tour July 16Th

Have you ever been in Oakwood as the sun sets and the full moon rises? It’s magical. On Tuesday July 16th at 6pm the Friends of Oakwood present their Full Moon Twilight Tour. You will hear remarkable stories as you are led to monuments of some of Oakwood’s interesting ‘residents’. The opulent Earl Chapel, Uncle Sam’s grave and the panoramic overlook at sunset are included highlights of this walking tour. And of course we’ll hope for clear views of the full moon.

Limited to 30 people. Call to register: 518-328-0090. Pay on arrival. $15.pp Children under 12, free. Meet at the Earl Chapel. Check our Facebook page for updates if weather is a concern: oakwood cemetery troy ny

Coming Next: Wild Women of Oakwood   Saturday July 20 at 9am

Presented by the Friends of Oakwood, a 501(c)3 non-profit volunteer group working to support the preservation and maintenance of the non-sectarian chapel and grounds of Troy’s still-active historic 19th C. Oakwood Cemetery. New members are always welcome.

Oakwood Cemetery aka the Troy Cemetery Association is a non-sectarian, not-for-profit cemetery founded in 1848 and still active today. For information call 518-272-7520.

Celtic Crosses Tour July 13Th At Oakwood

You don’t have to be Irish to appreciate the beauty and variety of Celtic Crosses found in Oakwood Cemetery. Saturday July 13th at 9am local historian Michael Barrett will lead a 3 hour driving and walking tour to see some of the beautiful examples of Celtic monuments in historic Oakwood. You’ll hear about their history and symbolism as well as some stories about the Irish immigrants memorialized by them.

Call to register 518-328-0090.  Pay on arrival. $15.pp Children under 12, free. Meet at the chapel flagpole Car-pooling from the chapel will be encouraged. Check our Facebook page for updates if weather is a concern: oakwood cemetery troy ny

Coming Next: FULL MOON TWILIGHT TOUR Tuesday July 16 at 6pm Limited to 30 people. Call to register 518-328-0090. Pay on arrival. $15.

Presented by the Friends of Oakwood, a 501(c)3 non-profit volunteer group working to support the preservation and maintenance of the non-sectarian chapel and grounds of Troy’s still-active historic 19th C. Oakwood Cemetery. New members are always welcome.

Oakwood’s Chapel Tours Scheduled for Troy Night Out Dates

Get an early start to your Troy Night Out with a stop at the “castle on the hill” the Gardner Earl Chapel. The Friends of Oakwood will offer tours at 2pm and 3pm on the last Friday of the month, July 26.

Just $10. pp, children under 12 free. No registration required. Pay cash on arrival. Rain or shine. Groups of 8 or more, please call Heidi 518-221-7941. Sorry, no dogs. GPS: 186 Oakwood Avenue (route 40 just off Hoosick Street)

Come see this ornate Victorian chapel before you head downtown for the rest of Troy’s festivities. The National Historic Landmark is a popular site for weddings and special events as well as funerals. We may even take a peek into one of the old cremation retorts!

Brunswick Cares Food Pantry Kid’s Summer Meal Bags

The Brunswick Cares Food Pantry is offering “Kids Meal Bags” this summer to our registered families beginning Saturday, June 22nd, and continuing through Saturday, August 31st.

Kids Meal Bags will be distributed to families of school age children during our normal pantry hours on Tuesdays and Saturdays. Limit one bag per child per week.

Our Pantry is located at Brunswick Church, 42 White Church Lane, Troy, NY 12180.

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