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The DSIC and City of Schenectady are seeking sponsors for our third annualHometown Heroes Banner Program. Banners honor active duty or veteran servicemembers and will be displayed on light poles in downtown from late May through mid-November. This year, the program has expanded to include eligible honorees from across Schenectady County. Sponsorship commitments are due by Friday, April 7.
Long before Dorothy arrives in Oz, there is another girl, born with emerald-green skin — smart, fiery, misunderstood, and possessing an extraordinary talent. When she meets a bubbly blonde who is exceptionally popular, their initial rivalry turns into the unlikeliest of friendships, until the world decides to call one “good,” and the other one “wicked.” More…
Two and one-half hours prior to each performance, people who present themselves at the Box Office at Proctors will have their names placed in a lottery drum; thirty minutes later, names will be drawn for a limited number of orchestra seats at $25 each. Cash only.
Into the Woods
March 10-12 & 16-19
Schenectady Light Opera Company
A delightful exploration about wishes, family and the choices we make as told through several familiar fairy tale characters by the inimitable Brothers Grimm. The story follows a baker and his wife who wish to have a child, Cinderella who wishes to attend the King’s Festival, and Jack who wishes his cow would give milk. More…
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Downtown!
The Luck o’ the Irish is sure to be with you when you choose to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Downtown Schenectady! Businesses are rolling out the “green” carpet beginning this weekend with parties, specials, and more.
March 11 – The fun kicks off at Noon. Featuring music from Kevin McKrell, Screaming Orphans, and Kilmaine Saints. Grassroots Rebels will play between sets. Food and drink specials, bagpipers, & the Guinness Girls.
GE Theatre – This loving tribute and send-up takes audiences through a laughter-infused version of all six seasons of the beloved show.
To Kill a Mockingbird – March 10-12 Fenimore Gallery – Classic Theater Guild presents Harper Lee’s classic coming of age story. Atticus Finch, a small town lawyer from the deep South, struggles to bring justice to a wrongly accused man in a bigoted community while teaching his children the importance of tolerance and mutual respect. Cosy Sheridan & Sloan Wainwright – March 11, 7:30pm Education Center – An exciting evening with two richly talented, award-winning singer-songwriters.
Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live! – March 14, 7pm Mainstage – Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood builds on the pioneering PBS show, Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, through imagination, creativity and music,
On The Screen
Moonlight – March 11 & 15, 4:30 & 7pm GE Theatre – Moonlight chronicles the life of a young black man from childhood to adulthood as he struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough inner-city neighborhood, unsure of his sexuality.
The Big Sleep (1946) – March 13 at 2, 4:30 & 7pm GE Theatre – Private investigator Philip Marlowe is hired by a wealthy man to help resolve the gambling debts of his wild young daughter. Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall star.
Brown Bag Lunch Open Studio: Bring a lunch, come when you can, leave when you need to, but use your lunch hour to de-stress with co-workers (or not), or meet some new folks. We will have a variety of art materials and project suggestions to work on, or you can just do your own thing! Cost: $5. Register here, or drop in!
Haven at JFS Thursdays, Through April 6, 6-7:30pm First United Methodist Church, 603 State Street Grief Support Group: If you’ve experienced a loss and are struggling with the overwhelming feelings of grief, Haven can help. Led by professional clinicians, participants will learn about the reality of their own grief and share their pain in a supportive setting.
The butterflies are back at miSci! Watch butterflies at every stage of life — from egg to the chrysalis chamber to adulthood. Learn about different species of butterflies from the area, what butterflies eat, and how scientists use butterflies as examples for new technology.