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Opens April 12

Saturdays, 12:30, 2 & 3:30pm
Sundays, 4 & 5:30pm
433 State Street, 4th Floor
Downtown Schenectady’s new eSports league at Urban Co-Works presents Call of Duty Black Ops 4 through May 12.

Sundays, 10am-2pm
Inside Proctors
Schenectady Greenmarket

Vendors, shoppers, musicians, and friends gather in a festive community marketplace.

Music & Entertainment
Ryan Clarke
April 11, 6pm
David J.
April 12, 7pm
DJ Scabz
April 13, 9pm
The Schmooze
April 12, 9pm
Flannel Millennium 
April 13, 9pm
Patrick Sharrow
April 11, 6-9pm
The Brokedown
April 12, 7-10pm
Funk Soul Brother
April 13, 7-10pm
Micah Berggren
April 12, 8pm
Ben & Lee
April 12, 8pm
UFC 236
April 13, 8pm
Benny and The Winchesters
April 12, 8:30pm
Social Saturdays
April 13, 10pm
Cliff & Mia
April 11, 7-10pm
Demantra Constantine
April 12, 7-10pm
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Downtown Schenectady’s

Looking for something to complement your evening out in Downtown Schenectady? Rivers Casino & Resort at nearby Mohawk Harbor offers a regular schedule of events & promotions.
April 12, 8pm
Van Slyck’s
April 13, 8pm
Van Slyck’s

The Downtown Dish
This week’s recipe would be a great addition to your Easter Brunch

College Corner
             April 11-17, 2019

Rumble on the Mohawk: Boxing at the Armory
April 13 & 14

Schenectady Armory Center

The Schenectady Armory Center, in association with Bob Miller’s NYABC Boxing, is thrilled to present two days of the best amateur boxing in the northeast with boxers from: NYC, Canada, Boston, Buffalo, the Capital region, Syracuse, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts and more. Tickets

2019 Hometown Heroes Banner Program

Nominate a Hometown Hero!

The DSIC and City of Schenectady are seeking nominations for honorees to be featured on sponsored banners during our 5th annual Hometown Heroes Banner Program. Banners honor active duty or veteran service members from Schenectady County and will be displayed on light poles in downtown from late May through mid-November.

We will be accepting nominations through Friday, April 19

Major sponsorship support provided by:

This Week at Proctors
On the Stage

Passport Series: Mokoomba – April 11, 7:30pm
GE Theatre – Join us for a night of international music and dancing with Mokoomba, one of Africa’s most exciting young bands, dazzling audiences worldwide with their knockout live shows and potent blend of traditional Tonga, Luvale, & Nyanja sounds laced with international styles from soukous to soul. Presented by Music Haven.
8th Annual Gospel Jubilee – April 12, 7pm
MainStage – This annual event will bring great joy and uplifting music to all in attendance. Headlining this year will be our special musical guest and Emtro Gospel Recording Artist/Owner, Troy Sneed.
Golden Oldies Spectacular – April 13, 7pm 
MainStage – An amazing seven-act Golden Oldies spectacular with The Duprees & Charlie Thomas’ Drifters co-headlining the show. Other appearances by The Marcels, The Capris, The Del-Satins, Jimmy Gallagher and Kid Kyle.
GE Theatre – Multi-instrumentalist MacLean is a songwriter, composer and charismatic performer. He has played concerts and festivals all over the world, from Carnegie Hall to London’s Festival Theatre and the Sydney Opera House.
The Eddies – April 14, 6pm 
MainStage – The inaugural Capital Region Thomas Edison Music Awards is an opportunity to amplify, empower and celebrate professionals working in the area’s wide-ranging music scene.
Organ Concert Series – April 16, Noon
MainStage – Free monthly organ concert series featuring the Mighty Wurlitzer “Goldie,” featuring Ben Reavis.
On the Screen
The Wedding Guest – April 10-11
The Addy – A mysterious British man goes on the run across Pakistan and India after kidnapping a woman who is about to be forced into an unwanted arranged marriage.
Gloria Bell – April 12-18 
The Addy – A free-spirited divorcee in her fifties spends evenings joyfully letting loose on the dance floor at various Los Angeles night clubs. Soon she finds herself thrust into an unexpected new romance, filled with the joys of budding love and the complications of dating.

The Raid: Redemption – April 12, 7:30pm
GE Theatre – Director Gareth Evans and stars Iko Uwais and Yayan Ruhian unleash the brutal and stunning Indonesian martial art Pencak Silat in this smash hit.

Fenimore Gallery – Featuring The Alien Factor & the Twilight Zone’s A Thing About Machines.
Exhibition On Screen: Rembrandt – April 16 at 2 & 7pm

GE Theatre – Given privileged access to the National Gallery, London and Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, this film explores many of the exhibition’s key works, through contributions from specially invited guest curators and leading art historians.


April 12, 5-7pm
32 Washington Avenue
Night at the Museum: The museum is open late, and to celebrate we’ll have wine and cheese! Stop by with friends (or a date!) before a night on the town. $5 or free for members.

April 12, 6:30-8:30pm
137 State Street
Crafter Hours: Come join in the fun as we create our own paint sample art using wooden picture frames, assorted paint chip samples, craft punches, paint and glue.
April 13, 5-6:30pm & April 14, 9-10:30am
600 State Street
13th Annual Palm Sunday Bake Sale: A variety of baked goods suitable for Palm Sunday & Easter holidays, including Easter breads, cookie, pies, cakes and more. Open to the public.

First United Methodist Church 
April 13 – Final day to submit photos!
603 State Street
Annual Lenten Photo Show: Everyone is invited to participate in this year’s Lenten Show. For each of the five weeks during Lent, a different theme has been chosen. Submit up to three photos that reflect the weekly theme.
April 17, 5-7:30pm
433 State Street, 4th  Floor
Earth Day: Actions to Confront Climate Change: According to the fourth National Climate Assessment (2018), Earth’s climate is now changing faster than at any given point in the history of modern civilization, primarily as a result of human activities. A panel will help you understand the change that needs to happen, the actions that need to be made, and how every person in the community can help.

April 25, 8:30am-1pm
First Reformed Church Of Schenectady
8 North Church Street

It Takes a Community: A community symposium featuring Brenda Ann Kenneally, who grew up in poverty in the Capital Region of Upstate NY. The day will also include a photographic presentation/panel discussion with families faced with the challenges of substandard housing and poverty.

miSci (museum of innovation and science)
15 Nott Terrace Heights
Monday: Closed; Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & 
Saturday: 9am-5pm; Thursday: 9am-8pm;
Sunday: 12-5pm
April 13, 11am-4pm
Are you a muggle trying to escape the routine of everyday life? Are you a wizard or witch looking to return to the wizarding world? No matter your circumstance, you should come to miSci as we transform from a museum to an interactive experience space complete with everything a wizard, young or old, may need to expand on their magical journey.

NOTE: The CDTA Trolley will be running from nearby parking lots at Zion Lutheran Church and Bechtel  to the museum from 11am-5pm.

Butterflies & Blooms 

Final Weekend!
Discover brilliantly colored native butterflies at miSci’s indoor butterfly house. 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.

Schenectady County Public Library

Karen B. Johnson Library

99 Clinton Street
Monday-Thursday: 9am-8pm
Friday – Saturday: 9am-5pm
Sunday: 1-5pm

April 15, 12-1:30pm
Working On the Dark Side of the Moon by Dr. Thomas R. Willemain, Professor Emeritus at RPI. Presented by the Author. Dr. Willemain, who describes the rewards and challenges associated with working for a secret government agency.

600 Union Street
All proceeds benefit the Schenectady County Public Library

10 North Jay Street

April 12, 8pm
Enjoy a fresh mix of true stories told by comedians, storytellers, performers and beyond – think The Moth or This American Life – but every story is either funny or has a twist that will leave you laughing!
April 13, 8pm
Performers audition Broadway-style songs that they create on the spot based on song titles created by you, the audience.
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