Events 05.26.22

The Second Continental Artillery to visit Stephentown Historical Society

Mike Companion and members of the Second Continental Artillery will give a talk and demonstration on Weaponry in the Revolutionary War, on Sunday, June 5, at 2:00 p.m. 

This Stephentown Historical Society program meeting will be held at the Stephentown Heritage Center, 4 Staples Road, Stephentown, New York. Some of the program will be outdoors, weather permitting. The program is free and the building is handicapped accessible. For directions, telephone (518) 733-0010.

The Second Continental Artillery is the Color Guard for the Saratoga Battle Chapter of the Sons of the Revolution (SAR). Companion is a past-president of the chapter and a history teacher. The uniformed group will be showing muskets and artillery pieces and explaining their use in such key battles as the 1777 victory at Saratoga, often referred to as the ‘turning point of the Revolution.’

North Greenbush Summer Concert Series

What an exciting lineup we have for our Annual North Greenbush Summer Concert Series. This is the latest and most updated list of musical acts: 

6/26 Harmony Rocks

7/3 Donny Elvis

7/10 Southbound Renegade

7/17 The Refrigerators

7/24 Jet Screamer

7/31 Emerald City

8/7 Harmonic Duo

8/14 Kyle Bourgault Band

Concerts start at 6pm on Sundays and are located at the Town Hall Park on Main Ave. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets. No pets allowed.

Early Travelers on the Hudson River

Esquatak Historical Society invites the community on Friday, June 3, for a free local history presentation by Dick Brooks with “Travels on the Hudson.” The program will detail the exploits and adventures of early travelers on the Hudson River from Henry Hudson and Robert Fulton up to the early days of river steam boating and the legendary Hudson River Day Lines. The talk will take place 7:00 pm at the Castleton Fire House located on 11 Green Avenue in the Village of Castleton. Admission is free, refreshments will not be served. Due to the rise in recent COVID variant infections in the Capital District, public health recommendations suggest the wearing of masks. We hope to see you on June 3 as we resume meetings again and are planning a full Fall schedule.

To Love A Child Announces 2nd Annual Nine And Dine Charity Golf Scramble
Seeks Golfers, Sponsors And In-Kind Donations

     CLIFTON PARK – To Love A Child announces it’s Second Annual Nine and Dine Golf Scramble on Friday, July 22, 2022 at the Fairways of Halfmoon Golf Course to benefit two special programs.  The Thyme to Thrive Educational Program in the Capital Region, which focuses on slowly transitioning individuals of all ages into a healthier lifestyle thru mini camps and workshops for kids and teens. The second program is Food Forests & Clean Water in Zimbabwe where we will be planting indigenous trees, vegetable gardens, and fruit bearing bushes to enhance the country’s health, food sources, and maintain the natural balance of life between animals, plants, fungi, and micro-organisms. 

Golfers are welcome to sign up for golf and non-golfers are encouraged to join us for dinner.

Advance registration is a must as limited spots are available. $85 per person includes 9 holes of golf with cart, prizes and a delicious dinner. Dinner only attendees are $45 per person with cocktails and dinner at 6:15 pm. 

Sponsor opportunities are available: Dinner Sponsor $500, $250 Cocktail Sponsor, Contest and Prize Sponsors, Golf favor bag in-kind donations are available. Wonderful opportunity to promote your business to local attendees and support children.

Visit for more detailed information on this fun filled event and for registration and sponsor forms. Send sponsor donations and golfer registration forms to PO Box 165, Clifton Park, NY 12065. Questions? Call 518-859-4424 or email We thank you for your support and look forward to seeing you on the course.

Strawberry Festival in Nassau

It’s that time of year again!

Join us for the annual Strawberry Festival at Grace United Methodist Church in Nassau.

Fresh strawberries, home made biscuits, and creamy home made whipped cream make up our shortcakes.

Come enjoy the berries, some local music, visit with your friends, and celebrate our community.

The Strawberry Festival will be held on Thursday,June 23, 7:00 pm.

Town of North Greenbush Summer Concert Series Announced

This is going to be an exciting year as we kick-off our biggest Summer Concert Series yet. Supervisor Joe Bott would like to invite you to the concerts on Sundays at 6pm at the Gazebo at Town Hall Park on Main Avenue (2 Douglas Street) in Wynantskill. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and dancing shoes (or boots) and get ready for a rockin’ good time. This is truly a mix of different musical genres, offering something for everyone. If you have any questions, please contact Deputy Town Supervisor Kelly Hoffman at (518) 283-5313, x5. If concerts are canceled due to inclement weather, we will try to have it posted on the town website at and the front sign as soon as feasibly possible. 

6/26 – Harmony Rocks

7/3 – Donny Elvis

7/10 – Southbound Renegade

7/17 – The Refrigerators

7/21 – Jet Crash Billy

7/31 – Emerald City

8/7 – Harmonie Duo

8/14 – Kyle Bourgault Band

We look forward to seeing ya’ll soon!

North Greenbush Memorial Day Parade

Town Supervisor Joe Bott is proud to announce the Town of North Greenbush Annual Memorial Day Parade will be held on Monday, May 30th. The parade kicks off at 1:30 pm from Town Hall. The streets of Wynantskill will once again be lined with our residents as we remember our men and women who died while serving in the United States military. The parade will be lead by our local veterans who continue to work to ensure the fallen members of our military are remembered and honored. We are excited to once again have our veterans lead the parade and have received an overwhelming response by local organizations who also want to march in the parade and pay tribute on this important day. We have several marching bands who will provide musical entertainment while marching down the parade route which starts at Town Hall on Main Avenue, to Route 150, to Marion Avenue, to Brookside Avenue, to Main Ave and ending at Town Hall. Residents in these areas should plan for road closures along the parade route. Following the parade, we will hold a moving ceremony honoring our fallen soldiers in front of Town Hall. This is sure to be our biggest parade ever. If you have any questions or are interested in participating, please contact the supervisor’s office at (518) 283-5313, x5. We look forward to seeing you on Memorial Day.

Sand Lake Memorial Day Parade & Ceremony

This year’s Sand Lake Memorial Day Parade will be Monday, May 30, at 10:00am. The Parade route is from Averill Ave. in Westfall Village to the Sand Lake Veteran’s Memorial Park on NYS Route 43. Ceremonies will begin at about 10:30. 

To attract more participation and attendance this year, we encourage all interested civic organizations, businesses, churches, community and youth groups and individuals to participate in this year’s parade. 

Our honored speaker is Colonel David C. Post (Retired), he was the commander of the 439th Maintenance Group, Westover Air Reserve Base, Mass. The group is attached to the 439th Airlift Wing and is responsible for the maintenance and sustainment of eight C-5M Galaxy aircraft, as well as the training and equipping of more than 600 aircraft maintenance and support personnel in 13 different functional skill areas. Additionally, the group oversees a regional C-5 minor isochronal (ISO) inspection dock, which is integral to fleet-wide sustainment of all C-5 aircraft in the Air Force inventory.

David is the Chairman of the Town of Sand Lake Planning Oversight Committee, a Trustee with the Sand Lake Historical Society, works with some on-line military transition groups, and involved with the “Make Sand Lake Shine” Town Wide Clean-Up. 

Refreshments will be provided by the Kiwanis club of Sand Lake.

If you have any questions or would like to participate in the parade, please contact, 

Bill Glasser at or call or text (518) 322-9583.

Scott Gallerie at or call or text (518) 766-6575.

Brunswick Church Vacation Bible School

Brunswick Church, 42 White Church Lane, Troy, NY announces that sign up for Vacation Bible School July 11-15 from 9:00 to Noon is now open. Children ages 3 through completed 5th grade are welcome. There is no cost to attend.

This year’s theme Monumental – Celebrating God’s Greatness

Kids will participate in memorable Bible-learning activities, sing catchy songs, play teamwork-building games, have yummy treats, experience one-of-a-kind Bible adventures, collect Bible memory verses to remind them of God’s love, and great crafts that will include a do-it-yourself designed t-shirt and photo souvenir.

Go to our website to register or call Dave 518-956-0957 to register by phone, get directions or for more information.

Town of North Greenbush Memorial Day Parade

Supervisor Joe Bott is pleased to announce plans for our annual Memorial Day Parade which will be held on Monday, May 30th at 1:30 pm, kicking off at town hall, 2 Douglas Street in Wynantskill. 

If you are a business in town, we would like to invite you to march or enter a float in the parade, honoring our veterans. For more information, please contact the Town Supervisor’s Office at (518) 283-5313, x5 or email

Sand Lake Center for the Arts 2022 Juried Art Show Call for Submissions

Artists of all media are invited to submit up to two works for a juried show at Sand Lake Center for the Arts July 1 through July 31, 2022. Twenty pieces will be selected. Awards will be presented for first ($300), second ($200), third ($100), and people’s choice ($100). There is no submission fee for this show. 

Art should reflect the concepts presented in the song “When I’m Gone” by Phil Ochs. Song lyrics are included on our website, Submissions should be sent to in jpeg form by June 1, 2022. Selections will be announced by June 20, 22. Selected pieces must be delivered to SLCA by June 30,2022. 

For more information, visit or call 518-674-2007. Sand Lake Center for Arts is located at 2880 NY 43, Averill Park, NY.

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