Events

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Members of the Ferrara Dancers perform in the Niska-Day Parade along Nott Street in Niskayuna last year.

Looking Ahead to Niska Day

By INDIANA NASH Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA- The 35 Niska-Day, the largest celebration seen in town all year, will take place on May 21, ‘rain, shine, or wind’ according to Bill and Denise Leader of the Niska-Day committee. The couple has…



Octavo Singers

Fun Raiser for Octavo Singers

From 9:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. on April 17 at Proctor’s Theater, 432 State Street in Schenectady, the Octavo Singers will be hosting a Fun Raiser. The event will open with a bagpipe performance leading attendees into Key Hall. Then,…






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Pancake Breakfast for Van Antwerp

Van Antwerp PTO Pancake Fundraiser SCHENECTADY — The Van Antwerp PTO will be hosting a pancake breakfast fundraiser at Applebee’s at 2400 Cambridge Road on May 1 from 8 to 10 a.m. Reservations must be made and paid for by…



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Gary Shankman stands beside one of his pieces on display at the Unitarian church in Schenectady.

Exhibit Takes a New View of the Everyday

By Indiana Nash Gazette Reporter At the Unitarian Universalist Society,  two artists are re-evaluating everyday objects and recreating the images of the typical. Gary Shankman and Stu Eichel are both part of the Oakroom Artists group and have joined together…