Events 12.15.22

Brunswick Church Holds Open House and Live Nativity
Saturday, December 18, 2-4 pm

Brunswick Church invites one and all to experience the wonder of Christmas at an open house for all ages Sunday, December 18, from 2- 4 pm. The event will feature fun games, crafts, holiday music and cookies, as well as two showings of a live nativity. 

There will be something for everyone – the young and young-at-heart. Come and let the true meaning of Christmas – the joy, the celebration and the miraculous, humble birth of the Christ child – fill your heart and lift your spirit, preparing you for a beautiful holiday. The live nativity will take place at 2:30 and 3:30 pm. Come, and be fill

Nassau Community Connections to Host Securing Your Financial Future Educational Event

On January 12th at 7:00 p.m., Nassau Community Connections is proudly hosting its first Educational Event of 2023, Securing Your Financial Future. The event will take place at the Nassau Community Connections Center at 40 Church Street, Nassau, NY 12123.

Barry Rings, Jr, CFP, Financial Advisor with Allen Financial Consultants Inc. and Hal Allen, Founder and President will engage the group on the topic of Securing Your Financial Future. This educational event is designed to help the group understand how to adequately prepare for retirement while avoiding common pitfalls and risks. With 50 years of combined experience in the financial profession, Barry & Hal bring a wealth of knowledge and experience in helping folks achieve and maintain financial independence.

Notepads and pens will be provided for note taking. No RSVP is required for the event. Be sure to attend to learn more about securing your finances for now and for the future!

Johnny Rabbs Big Band

On Saturday Feb. 4th 2023 The Sons of The American Legion will be hosting Johnny Rabbs Big Band with special guests, The Tichy Boys and Blue Hand Luke, performing all your rockin’ favorites.

This is our largest fundraising event of the year and as part of the Legion Family our main goal is to raise funds aimed at improving the quality of life for our nations children and veterans.

Advance tickets are available at The Legion, 111 Main Ave. Wynantskill for $15.00 ea. Reserved seating is available with a 4 ticket minimum purchase. 

Doors open at 6:00 PM,Band starts at 7:00.Supporters can enjoy food (Giuliano’s Catering) and drink specials,(outside food and drink is prohibited). This event has sold out quickly the past 9 reserve early, tickets are limited. Please join us for a Rockin’ good time for a Rockin’ good cause. For more info call Bill 518-441-0013.

Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic Event Answers Income Tax Questions

Please join the Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York’s Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) for a virtual Town Hall on income tax issues. This event is on December 15, 2022, from noon to 1pm. Participants can join via the LASNNY Facebook page, Zoom or by phone. The program is free and pre-registration is not required.

Clinic attorneys will explain the Earned Income Tax Credit, who can claim children on a tax return, and health insurance deductions for self-employed people. Other topics include how to pursue missing refunds and options to consider if you have a tax debt you cannot afford. Speakers will share free tax preparation resources and e-filing services available in the community. Staff will also discuss the Clinic’s services. The public is invited to submit their income tax questions. 

To attend by Zoom, go to To attend by Facebook Live, go to You can also call (646) 876-9923 and use Webinar ID: 826 1456 2634 to join by phone. If you have questions about attending, please call 518-462-6765 ext. 416. 

If you have questions about this or other income tax issues, LITC may be able to help. The Clinic’s services are free of charge. You can call the LASNNY Legal Line at (833) 628-0087 and ask for our LITC. The Clinic does not generally provide tax preparation services.

Castleton Boat Club December 2022 Lecture

Marine Vessel Surveying

Friday, December 16, 2022, 6 PM

92 South Main Street, Castleton NY 12033 To reserve seating, please RSVP – call or text Laura at (838) 219-0998.

Guy Falkenheimer is a licensed USCG Captain, member of the American Boat & Yacht Council and recreational/commercial boat surveyor. Join us at the Castleton Boat Club as he discusses the art and practice of professional marine surveying. Guy has been inspecting pleasure and commercial craft for over 20 years.

If you own a boat, may be buying or selling, or are interested in becoming a marine surveyor, this is the perfect opportunity to learn about how it’s done!

Admission $10 per person. Dinner included – Catering by The Hill Restaurant in Castleton.

6-7 PM Dinner and Cocktails. 7 PM Lecture in the Pavilion. Cash Bar.

Visit our Facebook page for information on the entire 2023 series!

Lights in our Park

Schodack Island State Park will be having a “Lights in our park” event on December 21st 4-6:30 pm. We are looking for individuals or groups or businesses can request a campsite to decorate and show off to people who drive through the campground the night of the event. 

We will be giving out brochures of who decorated which site so people can have their work recognized. This event is free! Decorating the sites will begin December 11th and go up until the event start. 

The sites are electric, you would just need to provide your own lights, inflatables, yard ornaments, decorated vehicles, campers, etc. to decorate a site with. 

If interested please call: 518-732-0187.

A Northern Lights Noel

Capital Community Voices will present “A Northern Lights Noel,” a program of classical carols and popular holiday songs on Sunday, December 18th at 3:00 pm at Genet Elementary School, Route 4, East Greenbush, NY.

The program will feature carols from places from which the aurora borealis can be experienced including Norway, Sweden, and Russia and the state of Alaska. Popular holiday selections will include the Polar Express medley, Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town, and White Christmas. The audience will have an opportunity to sing along with traditional carols.

The chorus is directed by Julie Panke and will be accompanied by Malcolm Kogut, piano, Randy Jennings, bass, and James Iacketta, percussion.

Ticket prices for the concert are $15 for general admission and $12 for seniors and students.

Green Island Rod & Gun Club Indoor 3D & Vegas Shoots !

 The indoor 3D shoot will begin on Friday, Jan.6th. Fast line will start@ 6:00pm, Reg. 7:00pm.

 Saturday 8:00am- 12:00 noon. The fee will be $5.00.

 The kitchen will be open for food & beverages !

 The shoot will run for 10 weeks!

 Indoor Vegas Shoot will begin on Tuesday,  Jan.10th.@ 6:30 pm! The fee will be $5.00 (The kitchen will not be open ).

 The shoot will run for 10 weeks !

 Any questions please contact Shawn bushey (802) 338-0507. Frank Soucy (518) 268-3368.

 Be safe have fun !

Sand Lake Historical Society Opens Exhibit

“Home for the Holidays”, an exhibit by the Sand Lake Historical Society, has opened in the Gallery at the Sand Lake Center for the Arts, 2880 NY 43, Averill Park. 

The exhibit features items from the Society’s and the Town of Sand Lake’s collections. Also prominent is “Wish You Were Home Tree” which honors area residents currently serving in the military, as submitted by friends and family members. Please keep these and all men and women of the military (and their families!) in your thoughts and prayers this holiday season. Other display items include a “Sand Lake Then and Now” photo wall, military artifacts, and other memorabilia donated over the years by current and former Sand Lake residents. 

The exhibit gallery is open Saturdays, from noon to 3:00 PM through December 17th and anytime the Center for the Arts is open for events and performances in November and December. Don’t miss it!

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