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Celebrate the beginning of summer in Downtown Schenectady! The Lords of 52nd Street present original Billy Joel Songs…by the original Billy Joel band members! Come out and enjoy a night of FREE live music on the Jay Street Marketplace. The opening act will be Joey Mallozzi and Veronica Lybrand from the band Crush. More…
Presented by Johnny’s Restaurant in partnership with Mohawk River Promotions, Schenectady County, Downtown Schenectady Improvement Corporation, The Daily Gazette and DeCrescente Distributing Company.
Kids’ Arts Festival 2017
June 3, Noon -4pm
Outside Around City Hall
Featuring a variety of entertainment, including The Puppet People, Mike Purcell, Mr. Twisty, and many more. Enjoy more than 40 FREE, hands-on art activities for pre-school and young school age children. Bring your kids and/or grandkids for a fun-filled afternoon. (Will move inside City Hall if it rains.) More…
GE Theatre – Presented by National Theatre Live: Jude Law stars in the stage production of Obsession, captured live from the Barbican Theatre in London. Ivo van Hove directs this new stage adaptation of Luchino Visconti’s 1943 film.
GE Theatre – Venturing into the wilds of China, the Disney team captures intimate moments with three animal families – a panda and her growing cub, a young golden monkey who feels displaced by his baby sister, and a mother snow leopard struggling in the harshest of environments to raise her cubs.
Knit Night – Open knitting/crochet/spinning night for all fiber enthusiasts! Bring your project, bring a friend! Have a question or need a little guidance? Assistance is available from an experienced knitting, crochet, and spinning instructor.
Indoor Yard Sale and Greek Bake Sale with Souvlaki & Gyro Tent – Friday is a preview of the sale and admission is $3 (no food vendors). Visit us on Saturday before or after you enjoy the Kids’ Arts Festival next door around City Hall!
Battle of the Bartenders: Once again, the battle is on! Come and support the Youth Club Service Grant Program. This year’s bartenders are Shane Bargy of the Boys & Girls Clubs and Kim Siciliano of the YWCA NorthEastern NY.
June 9, 7pm First Reformed Church, 8 N. Church Street A New Lease on Life – Musicians of Ma’alwyck members Ann-Marie Barker Schwartz, violin; and Petia Kassarova, cello; are joined by guest artists Theodore Arm, violin (a member of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and the Angelfire Festival); Andrew Snow, viola; and Palma Catravas, piano.
The new exhibit will offer information on wind turbines, solar panels and climate change, plus why the technology around renewable energy is so important to the world today. Enjoy activity stations with interactive components. The 3-D video globe The Magic Planet will be the centerpiece of the exhibit!
Come explore the museum on a quiet afternoon, then join the Dudley Observatory for an exciting astronomy lesson, “NASA’s Great Observatories: James Webb Space Telescope,” presented by Dudley Observatory Outreach Astronomer Dr. Valerie Rapson.