DISNEY DANCE PARTY ROTTERDAM — Rotterdam Square Mall and Radio Disney AM 1460 will sponsor a “Kids Club” event from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 31, at the mall food court, 93 West Campbell Road. This pre-Valentine’s Day dance party will invite children to sing along to their favorite Disney songs
NURSERY OPEN HOUSE ROTTERDAM — The Nursery School of Our Lady of the Assumption Church, 210 Princetown Road, will conduct an open house event from 7 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 30. There are openings for 3- and 4-year-olds in the morning and afternoon sessions. For more information, call Karen Motyka at 357-0049.
FREE ORGAN CONCERT SCHENECTADY — Proctors will have a free organ concert at noon Tuesday. The MVP GOLD Organ Concert Series is presented by the Hudson-Mohawk Theatre Organ Society. Featured organists are Helen Makimicz and Claudia Bracaliello playing “Goldie,” Proctors’ mighty Wurlitzer.
CHICKEN ON THE FLY ROTTERDAM — The Rotterdam United Methodist Church at Curry Road and Helderberg Avenue will host a drive-through Brooks chicken barbecue from 3:30 to 6 p.m. Saturday . The cost for the full dinner is $9 for adults, $5 for children. A half-chicken only is $5.
PROCTORS TOUR SCHENECTADY — Proctors will offer a free public walking tour of its new performing arts complex from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday . The tour will include the Proctors main stage and a visit to the new star dressing rooms, the two new theaters, the GE Theatre with its Iwerks extreme screen, 440 Upstairs, the new 100-seat acoustic space, the atrium, the art gallery and the new conference spaces. The tour will last approximately two hours. Participants are asked to meet in front of the theatre doors in the Arcade
2007-2008 Season Specials RAIL JAM SERIES!!! JAN.19-JAN.27- FEB.16-FEB.23 weekly prizes awarded and grand prizes awarded on 2/13
SKI AND BOARD UNDER THE STARS FEB. 1, 2008 ENJOY A NIGHT OF SKIING FROM FOR ONLY $30.00 !! 9:00PM FRIDAY-7:00AM SATURDAY
THE RIDGE GOES RED '08 FEB.1-2, 2008 24 HOUR SKI-A-THON TO BENEFIT THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION'S "GO RED FOR WOMEN" CAMPAIGN 7PM Friday - 7 PM Saturday
CHINESE AUCTION AND RAFFLE FEB.2,2008 9:00AM-5:00PM STOP BY THE LODGE TODAY AND TAKE A CHANCE ON WINNING A PRIZE OR TWO! LOCAL BUSINESSES HAVE SOME DONATED GREAT PRIZES AND GIFT CERTIFICATES TO BENEFIT THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION. YOU NEED NOT BE PRESENT TO WIN!
FEB 5TH AND 19TH, 2008 TELE-TUESDAYS WITH EASTERN MOUNTAIN SPORTS 5:00PM-9:00PM JOIN THE EMS CREW AND LEARN THE ART OF TELEMARK SKIING! STOP BY THE STORE AT STUYVESANT PLAZA OR CALL 482-0088 FOR MORE DETAILS.
FEB. 10, 2008 RAIL JAM SPONSORED BY PLAINE AND SON SKI AND BIKE SHOP 1:00PM IN THE MAPLE SKI RIDGE TERRAIN PARK GREAT FUN AND GREAT PRIZES! PRE-REGISTER IN THE LODGE OR AT PLAINES-1816 STATE ST. SCHENECTADY
SNOWBOX DERBY SPONSORED BY SNAPPLE FEB. 16, 2008 OUR ANNUAL SNOWBOX DERBY FEATURES DOZENS OF UNIQUE, HOMEMADE DOWNHILL RACING VEHICLES ALL VYING FOR TO BE CROWNED THE "MAPLE SKI RIDGE 2008 SNOWBOX DERBY WINNER"
RIDGEFEST 4 FEB. 16, 2008 JOIN US FOR 2 DAYS OF SKIING, SNOWBOARDING, MUSIC, FOOD AND FUN! SEE THE LATEST IN WINTER SPORTS EQUIPMENT AND VISIT WITH LOCAL VENDORS. THE RIVER RADIO STATION WILL BE BROADCASTING LIVE!
COMMUNITY WEEK FEB. 18-22, 2008 MONDAY- FAMILY FUN IN THE CAPITAL DISTRICT REPRESENATIVES WILL BE IN THE LODGE WITH INFORMATION PROMOTING LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS.
TUESDAY-COMMUNITY FOOD DRIVE 2PM-9PM DONATE 4 OR MORE NON-PERISHABLE FOOD ITEMS AND RECEIVE A 7 HOUR AREA USE TICKET FOR JUST $21.00!! OR RECEIVE A 4 HOUR AREA USE TICKET FOR JUST $18.00
WEDNESDAY-CHILD SAFETY DAY-9AM-2PM MEMBERS OF THE SCHENECTADY SHERIFFS DEPARTMENT WILL BE IN THE LODGE FINGERPRINTING AND PHOTOGRAPHING CHILDREN. PARENTS SIGNATURE REQUIRED.
THURSDAY-to be announced
FRIDAY-PET FOOD AND ITEMS DRIVE DONATE ANY ITEM(S) FROM THE LIST BELOW AND RECEIVE A 7 HOUR AREA USE TICKET FOR JUST $21.00!! OR RECEIVE A 4 HOUR AREA USE TICKET FOR JUST $18.00
ITEMS NEEDED: CASES OF CANNED CAT AND DOG FOOD LARGE CONTAINERS OF LAUNDRY DETERGENT KITTEN MILK REPLACEMENNT DRIED POWDER FORMULA KITTEN NURSING BOTTLES 6 PACK OR LARGER OF PAPER TOWELS BOOKS OF STAMPS GIFT CARDS IN THE AMONT OF $10 OR MORE FOR THE FOLLOWING: HOME DEPOT, LOWE'S. OFFICE MAX, STAPLES, WAL-MART, PRICE CHOPPER, AND HESS
PLEASE NO DRY FOOD, TREATS, TOYS OR LARGE BEDDING ITEMS!
MORE DAILY EVENTS TO BE POSTED SOON!
FEB. 19,2008 TELE-TUESDAYS WITH EASTERN MOUNTAIN SPORTS 5:00PM-9:00PM SEE JAN. 8TH FOR DETAILS
SCHENECTADY COUNTY WINTER CARNIVAL FEB.23,2008 JOIN US FOR A FUN-FILLED DAY FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY!|
BEACH PARTY! MAR. 1, 2008 POND SKIMMING, VOLLEYBALL, BARBECUE AND MUCH MORE!
BOOK CLUB MEETS ROTTERDAM — The Rotterdam book club will meet at 10 a.m. on Tuesday to discuss “Water for Elephants” by Sara Gruen at the Rotterdam branch library, 1100 North Westcott Road. Two book clubs will meet at the main branch of the Schenectady County Public Library on Feb. 12. The 2 p.m. group will be reading Amanda Elyot’s “By a Lady.” The 7 p.m. group will discuss Diane Setterfield’s “The Thirteenth Tale.”
Due to the weather on Friday night, The Ridge Goes Red has been rescheduled for this coming Friday / Saturday.
(On a separate topic...sort of)Anybody who would like to make a contribution to one of the teams raising funds for the American Heart Association, please let me know, as I have 2 children, (of course, on 2 different teams, don't want them working together) who would bevery happy to take your contributions. Anything donated through my family is being split 50/50.
ITALIAN DINNER ROTTERDAM — Dance Force will sponsor an Italian dinner buffet fundraiser at 7 p.m. Friday at Mallozzi’s Restaurant. Proceeds will benefit The American Cancer Society. There will also be music, raffles and entertainment. The cost is $22 per person and free for children ages 3 and under. Tickets may be purchased at Dance Force, 2235 Broadway in Schenectady or by calling Cara Jones at 382-8480 or e-mailing email@example.com.
BOOK DISCUSSION ROTTERDAM — The Wingate Readers book discussion group will meet at 10 a.m. on March 4, at the library, 1100 North Westcott Road. The topic of discussion will be “Before You Know Kindness,” by Chris Bohjalian.
CABBAGE DINNER ROTTERDAM — The Schonowe Volunteer Fire Company will host a ham or corned beef and cabbage dinner from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the firehouse, 112 Gordon Road. Tickets, available from members or at the door, are $8 for adults, $4 for children ages 5 to 12 and free for children under age 5. Takeouts will be available.