Events 03.14.19

March 2019 Events at the Rensselaer Senior Center

Sign up for the Barry Manilow and Neil Diamond show at Chez Joseph’s, April 25, 2019.

(Menu Consists of Caesar Salad, Pot Roast or Stuffed Haddock, Loaded Potato, Mixed Garden Vegetables, Apple Pie with Vanilla Ice Cream, Coffee and Tea) Anthony Edwards of The Edwards twins brings to the stage his art of celebrity impersonation, which is lauded and endorsed by critics, audiences and celebrities. Anthony performs incredibly accurate tributes to these famous artists with live singing, and no gimmicks just plain talent. Call today for reservations 518-463-2166.

March 14th – Happy St Patrick’s Day w/Winchester and Young (Corned Beef Dinner). Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with the Music of Winchester and Young. Never a Bad seat for this wonderful day of music and fun. Call today for reservations 518-463-2166.

March 19th – Spring Fever w/ Paul Slusar (Hawaiian Turkey Burger w/Teriyaki) “Tired of being cooped up in your house all winter long?” Then come on down to the Rensselaer senior center for our spring fever party. Call today for reservations 518-463-2166.

Always looking to receive Donations of good and gently used clothing and shoes for our corner boutique; all proceeds benefit senior programs.
Rensselaer Senior Center Community Service Volunteers Needed

Looking for Dedicated Seniors to Help With our Community Service Program Every Thursday After Lunch.

Making Afghans and Lap Robes for People in Nursing Homes, Stuffed Animals for The Pediatric Departments in hospitals and emergency rooms, Heart Pillows for Heart and Lung Surgery patients. This Is a Very Rewarding Program and we are Needing A Few More Angels to keep this program in place, or if you are homebound and willing to Crochet or knit from home to help us out, then please call us if interested.

We Are Open Monday thru Friday, 9am-3pm, We are located in Rensselaer on East and Herrick Streets. Call for Further Info., 518-463-2166.


NYS Approved Defensive Driving Class

On Sat., March 16th, from 9 am to 3 pm there will be a New York State approved Defensive Driving Class to benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Southern Rensselaer County. Save 10% on your base auto insurance for the next three years and be eligible to receive up to 4 points off your driving record according to New York State Department of Motor Vehicle guidelines.

The class will be held at the Boys & Girls Club of Southern Rensselaer County, 544 Broadway, Rensselaer, NY 12144. Fee is only $35, bring a friend $30 each. Registration is required and can be made by calling the Club at 518-465-3403 or Raymond Frankoski at 518-286-3788.

Class size is limited. Additional information is available by calling Ray Frankoski.



Faith & Love Movie Night

Free Family Fun Movie Night,
Friday, March 15th, at Faith & Love Fellowship, 166 Columbia Tpke., Rensselaer, NY 12144. 518-330-1509
FEATURING The true story..

“The Stray”. FREE Popcorn & beverages, candy & snacks;
doors open at 6:30; Start time 7pm.
Admission & refreshments are always…FREE!


Poestenkill Business Association Sponsors “State of The Town” Address

The Poestenkill Business Association will sponsor the

annual “State of The Town” Address by Town Supervisor

Dominic Jacangelo on Monday, March 18, 2019, at the Sullivan-Jones VFW Post beginning at 7:30 PM.

All Town Residents are cordially invited to attend and listen to Supervisor Jacangelo’s summary of Town activities in 2018 and his outlook for 2019. There will be a brief question and

answer session following the presentation. Light beverages

will be available. Please plan on attending to become better

informed on Town activities. Thank you for your interest.


Invitation to Franklin Graham DECISION AMERICA

Franklin Graham DECISION AMERICA will be at 7:30 pm on Saturday, May 25, 2019 at Eastern States Expo, Springfield, MA.   Bring your family and friends to an exciting evening featuring prayer, live music, fireworks, and a message of hope from Franklin Graham.  Admission is FREE.  A bus sponsored by the West Stephentown Baptist Church is being provided for $20.00 per person. Please contact Dave Cobden at 518-674-2641 or email:

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Rensselaer Senior Center A.A.R.P. Driving Class

Need Help On Your Car Insurance? A Two day, AARP Defensive Driving Class, will be held at the Rensselaer Senior Center on April 23rd and 24th.  Class begins at 10am and will run until 1:45pm (Break For Lunch). $20 For AARP Members, $25 For Non-Members. Call for Reservations, (518) 463-2166; we are open Monday thru Friday, 9am to 3pm, located on East and Herrick Streets in Rensselaer. This is a Nice Deduction on your Car Insurance.



Indoor Garage Sale, Silent Auction and Bake Sale

The Maple Hill Music Parents Association will be hosting their Indoor Garage Sale, Silent Auction and Bake Sale on Saturday, March 23rd, from 9am to 3pm, at the Schodack Central School District Building (formerly Maple Hill Middle School) at 1477 South Schodack Road in Castleton.

Funds raised at this event are used to enhance the music program through field trips, music assemblies and special opportunities for band and chorus members to perform.  For more information, email


Village of Hoosick Falls St. Patrick’s Day Parade

The Village of Hoosick Falls St. Patrick’s Day Parade is fast approaching on Saturday, March 16th at 1:00 PM.

Twenty-six years ago, local Irishman Mike Conway and TJ Carmody wanted to find a way to keep the Irish Culture and History alive in the

Hoosick area, and decided that a parade was the Ticket!

Please join us for this year’s event, as we host the second largest St. Patrick’s parade in the capital district.

Participating bands in this year’s parade are the Olde Saratoga Fyfe’s and Drums, Taconic Pipe Band, Hoosick Falls Pep Band and The Yankee Doodle Band. The parade will also feature floats fire trucks and Dancers.

Parade will begin in Wood Park, Main St., John St., Church St., Willard St., and Back down Main St. and back to Wood Park. The parade will step-off at 1:00 PM. Line-up at 12:20 PM.

After the parade, enjoy the Irish Festival. Different events at various locations around the Town of Hoosick.  The Hoosick Armory will host fun events with great Irish music, Craic Agus Ceol, Irish Dance with The Hubbard Hall Irish Dancers and great corned beef sandwiches and food from Jeans Place.

There is still time to enter floats, marchers, antique cars etc. For information on the parade and Irish Festival, check out our Facebook page or contact Kevin O’Malley at 518-894-5035 or


Union Gospel Easter Egg Hunt

The Union Gospel Church of East Poestenkill, 1039 Plank Rd, will be hosting their annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 20th, from 10am-12. Families with children ages 1-12 are welcome to come and celebrate the true message of Easter.


Easter Egg Hunt

Families with children ages 1-12 are invited to Sand Lake Baptist Church, 2960 NY-43, Averill Park, NY on Saturday, April 20th, from 2-4pm for an afternoon of hunting for candy-filled Easter eggs followed by an Easter story with a gift for each child. Come and enjoy the fun as we celebrate the empty tomb of our risen Savior!

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