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Opens March 24

Sundays, 10am-2pm
Inside Proctors
Schenectady Greenmarket
Enjoy this festive marketplace with weekly entertainment and more than 70 regional vendors

Music & Entertainment
March 28, 5:30-8:30pm
Josh & Justin
March 23, 7pm
Union vs. Penn State
March 24, 4:30pm
Funk Evolution
March 24, 9pm
The Schmooze
March 25, 9pm
Katie O’Byrne’s
Hellcat Maggie
March 24, 9:30pm
Steve Cowles
March 25, 8pm
SCCC Jazz Showcase
March 29, 6:30pm
Union Hockey
NCAA Viewing Party
March 24, 4:30pm
Ace & Luke

March 23, 7-10pm
Kylie Hotaling
March 24, 7-10pm
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Downtown Schenectady’s

The Downtown Dish
This week’s recipe ushers
 in spring with the use of fresh veggies. Serve with a green salad and you’ll have a delicious springtime dinner.

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March 23-29, 2017

Temptations and The Four Tops
March 26, 8pm

Mainstage at Proctors

Two quintessential Motown vocal groups — both members of The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame — on one bill. Relive the ’60s with dozens of hits by these two acts. The combined repertoire from which they can choose is nothing short of staggering. More…

Doubt, A Parable
March 22-26

Schenectady Civic Players

In this brilliant and powerful drama, Sister Aloysius, a Bronx Catholic school principal, takes matters into her own hands when she suspects the young Father Flynn of improper relations with one of the students. More…

2017 Hometown Heroes Banner Program

The DSIC and City of Schenectady are seeking sponsors for our third annual Hometown 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.

This Week at Proctors
On The Stage  
Spring Break – March 23, 8pm 

Mainstage – Presented by HOT99.1 FM: Featuring R&B superstar August Alsina with A Boogie and PNB Rock.

Sebastian Maniscalco – March 24, 7pm  

Mainstage – Saying what we’re all thinking has always been Sebastian Maniscalco’s specialty. Except when he says it, it’s a whole lot funnier!

Education Center – Comedy fans will recognize Adrienne Iapalucci from her performances as a semifinalist on Season 7 of NBC’s Last Comic Standing, as well as her appearance on the Late Show with David Letterman.

Fenimore Gallery – Come hear stories of people who were blessed with a little bit of luck just at the moment they needed it.

Les 7 Doigts de la Main – March 29, 7:30pm  

Mainstage – Cuisine & Confessions: This cirque banquet will satiate your most visceral senses with high-flying, eye-popping acrobatics, elaborate choreography, and pulsating music.

On The Screen

Easter Parade (1948) – March 27 at 2:30, 4:45 & 7pm
GE Theatre – Judy Garland and Fred Astaire star in this wonderfully lavish musical.
Saint Joan – March 29 at 2:30 & 6:30pm  
GE Theatre – Presented by National Theatre: Bernard Shaw’s classic play depicts a woman with all the instinct, zeal and transforming power of a revolutionary.


C.R.E.A.T.E. Community Studios  
March 26, 1-3pm 
137 State Street

Paint Purple for Epilepsy: Join us for a special celebration of PURPLE on International Purple Day for Epilepsy Awareness. We’ll be painting, collaging, drawing, printing and celebrating all things purple!
March 25, 10am-5pm
March 26, 11am-4pm
510 Union Street
Spring Open House: Browse the latest selection of Spring and Easter decor for your home, as well as unique gifts great for any occasion. Don’t miss a chance to win a $150 gift certificate at the in-house raffle! Winners will be selected on Saturday and Sunday.

March 26, 12-2pm
129 Jay Street

Kathryn Bruning of Caprendoose Hill Farms in Washington County will offer a free hands-on demonstration of wool “felting” at the Folklore Society in Schenectady.
Currently on Display: Farm & Field: The Rural Folk Arts of the Catskill Region documents and showcases the rural folk arts rooted in the agricultural heritage of New York State.

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.

10 North Jay Street

Improv Jams
March 23, 7pm
The musical director of The Mop & Bucket Co. improv theatre group will be behind the keys taking your requests.
March 24, 8pm
Electric City Puppet Improv and Spontaneous Twilight Zone.

March 25, 8pm
An all-out rumble between two improv behemoths,directing a cast of seasoned improv comedy pros.

miSci (museum of innovation and science)

15 Nott Terrace Heights
Mon-Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 12-5pm
March 26, 10am-12pm
A special time for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders to experience the museum with their families. Guests can enjoy miSci’s interactive exhibits, quiet space and a special planetarium show at 11am.

Through April 23

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.

Schenectady County Public Library Notes

99 Clinton Street
Monday – Thursday: 9am – 8pm
Friday – Saturday: 9am – 5pm
Sunday: 1 – 5pm
Last concert of the series!
March 26, 2pm – Holly McCormak and Malcolm Kogut
600 Union Street
March: Biography& large print books, half price.
All proceeds support Schenectady County Public Library
Thank You to Our Generous Sponsors!

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Our mission is to promote Downtown Schenectady as a premier location for commerce, recreation and living by enhancing, facilitating and supporting economic and cultural growth.

Downtown Schenectady Improvement Corp, 143 State Street, Schenectady, NY 12305
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