From their humble beginnings in Cuba, Emilio and Gloria Estefan came to America and broke through all barriers to become a crossover sensation at the very top of the pop music world. But just when they thought they had it all, they almost lost everything.
From international superstardom to life-threatening tragedy, ON YOUR FEET! takes you behind the music and inside the real story of this record-making and groundbreaking couple who, in the face of adversity, found a way to end up on their feet. More…
The Open Door Bookstore 128 Jay Street May 19, 1-2:30pm Meet Nancy Castaldo, author of Back From The Brink & Beastly Brains and Anita Sanchez, author of Itch! May 20, 12-1:30pm Meet Jennifer Roy and Ali Fadhil: Jennifer will be in-store and Ali Fadhil will join us via Skype to introduce readers to their book, Playing Atari with Saddam Hussein. C.R.E.A.T.E. Community Studios May 19, 5-7pm 137 State Street Pictures of Heath: Opening Reception: As part of Mental Health Awareness month, CREATE Community Studios is hosting “Pictures of Health Art Show: Sharing the Art Therapy Experience,” a show focused on the power of art in the healing process.
Union College May 20, 12-3pm Union College Field House UCARE Day – 22nd annual free carnival for kids and their parents. We will have games and activities, food and fun! Children must be accompanied by a parent.
Yoga Bliss On the Boulevard Thursdays, 6-6:30pm 140 Erie Blvd. Schenectady Community Meditation: Coherence Meditation where we offer appreciations in our hearts through breath awareness and visualization. Celebrate peaceful intentions and find out how to be part of this empowering practice!
Brain: The World Inside Your Head Opens May 19 Using innovative special effects, hands-on learning activities, video games, optical illusions and interactive displays, BRAIN shows how the brain functions and how, like other parts of the body, it can sometimes malfunction.
Sense-Able Science May 20, 10am-12pm A special time for visitors with Autism Spectrum Disorders to experience the museum with their families. Guests are invited to enjoy a sensory-friendly museum environment with hands-on exhibits and activities, and a special 11am planetarium show.
The Schenectady county Library is partnering with the “Schenectady County Moves a Million” initiative to get residents moving during the month of May. Here is a calendar of events for events to help you “get moving.” You may also use the library’s computers to log your activity.