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Posts from June 2019

Corning Museum of Glass - NetflixIn Partnership with marblemedia  

Premieres Globally on July 12, 2019 

Corning, NY (June 19, 2019) – The Corning Museum of Glass is a proud collaborator on an exciting, new competition series, Blown Away—created by producers marblemedia and a co-production of Netflix and Blue Ant Media of Toronto. The 10-episode show, which will bring the art of glassblowing to a global audience through the streaming platform, will launch on July 12, 2019.

Journey Along the 1st Mile - CanalsPeople with Disabilities are invited to take part in 1st Mile Challenge along the Erie Canal

Waterford, N.Y. (June 12, 2019) - Get ready for the ride of a lifetime! From July 1-10, John Robinson, CEO of Our Ability, Inc, will complete his 7th Journey Along the Erie Canal. A congenital amputee born without full arms and legs, Robinson will use a handcycle to ride all 360 miles from Buffalo to Albany to raise awareness of the needs of people with disabilities. Along the way, he and his team are inviting people with disabilities and their families and friends to join them for the 1st Mile Challenge, as part of the Canalway Challenge.

Adirondack Theatre - 25 YearsGlens Falls, N.Y. – Producing Artistic Director, Chad Rabinovitz, announces Adirondack Theatre Festival’s PB&J Café: A Dinner Theatre for Kids will present Alice In Wonderland as part of the 2019 line-up. The show, presented for children 12 and under, runs June 25-28, and July 16-20 with both matinee and early evening performances. All performances will be at the Charles R. Wood Theater in Downtown Glens Falls, NY. The leading professional theatre in the Capital Region, ATF is dedicated to new plays and musicals, the season runs June 14 - August 9, 2019 with all performances at the Charles R. Wood Theater.

LGBT LogoLGBTQ Pride Flag to Be Raised Over State Capitol for First Time in History

New Exhibit - "Equality Will Never Be Silent" - Celebrates New York's LGBTQ Community and Honors Impacts Made by LGBTQ New Yorkers

Exhibit to Include Portions of the International AIDS Memorial Quilt

See Photos of the Exhibit Here

NEW YORK – June 6, 2019 – Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the opening of the LGBTQ Pride Month exhibit entitled "Equality Will Never Be Silent," which celebrates the New York State LGBTQ community and recognizes the meaningful political, cultural and artistic impacts of 16 LGBTQ New Yorkers. The exhibit is located in the Governor's Reception Room on the second floor of the New York State Capitol and will run through the summer. Additionally, the Governor announced that the LGBTQ pride flag will be raised over the state capitol for the first time in New York State history. More information on the exhibit can be found here.

Wild Center Otters 2Tupper Lake, N.Y. - The Wild Center family is expanding this summer with the arrival of two male North American river otters. The pair make their debut in Otter Falls on Saturday, June 22 from 10am to 5pm, which also marks The Wild Center's inaugural You Otter Run/Walk 5K benefitting the Center's Betsy Lowe Fund for Adirondack Education.

The pair began their journey to The Wild Center in Ohio where they were trapped as nuisance animals.  Crayfish farmers in Ohio often trap North American river otters as their diet subsists of crayfish, as well as snakes, frogs and fish. These trapped river otters are often slated to be killed and used for fur, or in some cases, relocated to areas without enough food to survive.

Appledore IVLeave from the Buffalo Waterfront July 4-7

A fleet of 12 historic and majestic tall ships will grace Canalside, Riverwalk and Erie Basin Marina for Buffalo’s inauguration as an official Host Port of the TALL SHIPS CHALLENGE® Great Lakes 2019 race July 4-7. The biggest celebration in the history of the Buffalo waterfront, Basil Port of Call: Buffalo is a four-day, family-friendly celebration of the city’s maritime heritage and will offer a unique opportunity for adults and children to view, board and explore the vessels; feature family activities, live entertainment, historic exhibits, food and beverages –- and kick-off with a spectacular Parade of Sail presented by OneNiagara® at 3 p.m. on July 4th.

Sawmill SplashdownOld Forge, N.Y. – Enchanted Forest Water Safari, New York's largest water theme park, opens Wednesday, June 12th with more than 50 rides and attractions.

Visitors this year can enjoy family circus show acts from Royal Hanneford Circus act featuring Trampoline Wall, Juggling, Single Trapeze, Clown, Hula Hoops Motorcycle in the Giant Steel Globe with grand finale of 3 riders at once! - Most popular act, back by popular demand!…

WorldPride Welcome CenterNew Center Will Highlight New York State as a Welcoming Place for the LGBTQ Community and Promote WorldPride Events

Today is the Start of LGBTQ Pride Month in New York

Center Photos Available Here

NEW YORK (June 1) - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the grand opening of the New York State WorldPride Welcome Center, located at 112 Christopher Street in New York City's West Village, steps from the Stonewall National Monument. WorldPride, the largest international LGBTQ Pride celebration, is coming to New York this month to coincide with the Stonewall 50 commemorations, marking the first time it has been held in the United States.

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