From New Trails to Legendary Waterways - Discover Outdoor Adventure This Spring in Greene County
Greene County, N.Y. - The Great Northern Catskills of Greene County are home to a variety of spring outdoor recreation options - from challenging mountain biking trails, to the fabled haunts of Rip Van Winkle and Thomas Cole, discover new adventures just two hours north of New York City and three hours west of Boston.
Spring Migrations Return to Adirondacks, Offering Prime Bird Watching in Natural Habitats
Adirondack Region, N.Y. - June marks the beginning of birding season in the Adirondack Region of Northern New York, as migrating boreal species return to their warm weather habitats for nesting season, and birders from across New York and New England flock to the Adirondacks for top birding events.
Hunter, N.Y. - The Schoharie Watershed Month Committee is pleased to announce the Third Annual Student/Amateur Photo-Art Exhibit opening on May 3rd, 2014 from 2-4 PM at the Kaaterskill Fine Arts Gallery located in Hunter, NY. This student-based Amateur Art Exhibit will be open to public viewing through June 1st. The Exhibit is offered as one of a number of events being held across the Watershed region during the month of May.
It's springtime in the Hudson Valley!
Hudson Valley, N.Y. - The tulips are blooming, the music is playing, the wine is flowing, and the circus is coming to town. Orange County celebrates the Merry Month of May! Let your spirits run free with a dance around the Maypole and the sheer joy of surrounding yourself with thousands of tulips. It's time for outdoor festivals and warm weather fun.
Hudson Valley, N.Y. - The Hudson Valley Jazz Festival (www.hudsonvalleyjazzfest.org) is taking place Aug. 14-17 and includes 18-20 performances, many of which are free. Performances will take place in Warwick and nearby towns in Orange County as well as Peekskill, Hastings On Hudson, Marlboro and Montgomery.
Flashdance Comes to Proctors May 6-11
Schenectady, N.Y. - Full casting has been announced for the upcoming national tour of FLASHDANCE-THE MUSICAL, the stage adaptation of the 1983 hit film that defined a generation. Joining Syndey Morton as Alex and Corey Mach as Nick are Kyra Da Costa as Kiki, Ginna Claire Mason as Gloria, Kyli Rae as Tess, Madeleine Doherty as Hannah, David R. Gordon as Jimmy, Steve Greenstein as Harry and Christian Whelan in the role of C.C.
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Elmira, N.Y. - On Wednesday, April 23, The History Center will present the work of Ithaca College environmental history students. With news of human-induced environmental change increasingly in the news, the latest installment of this history project offers insights into the historical relationship between people and the local environment.
SUN, MAY 18 at 9 A.M. @ SPA STATE PARK
Live Music by Over 20 Top Bands Including The Acoustic Brotherhood, Bridgette Guerrette, and Low ‘n Lonesome
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. - SPAC's popular "Rock & Run" 10K and 5K fundraiser is slated for Sunday, May 18 at the Saratoga Spa State Park. The event kicks off at 9 a.m. with a 1K Kids' Run, followed by the 5K and 10K at 9:30 a.m. Over 20 top Capital Region bands will perform along certified running routes and at the free, post-race party on SPAC's lawn. Online registration is available at spac.org. All proceeds will benefit SPAC's Vivienne Anderson program which hosts underserved children at classical performances.
Albany, N.Y. - A lot of people have been asking this question. To answer, USS SLATER is at Caddell Dry Dock and Repair in Staten Island. Typically, the ship is open to the public in Albany near the beginning of April. This season, after several years of fundraising, the ship has been taken to drydock for repairs to her hull.
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