CLARKSVILLE — It is the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812, but do you know what our state did during this war, which was fought largely within the borders of New York? This war is now a “huh?” event but it had impact in almost every region of the state.
NEW SCOTLAND — The theme for this year’s Capital District African Violet Society violet show celebrates a number of “famous firsts,” including the first moon landing, tweet, postage stamp, telephone call, skyscraper, and airplane.
ALTAMONT — On Saturday, May 3, the Altamont Parent-Teacher Association will hold the Albany area’s largest annual community sale. Sales will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and will be found throughout the entire area.
Online registration is now available for the second annual “I Love My Park Day” to be held on May 3 at state parks and historic sites across the state. Last year, over 4,000 volunteers from participated.
NEW SCOTLAND — Find out why the town of New Scotland is “hopping.”
“Hops in New York State: A Brief History of the New York State Hop Industry and Where We Stand Today” will be the program at the New Scotland Historical Association on Tuesday, April 1, at 7:30 p.m. at the Wyman Osterhout Community Center in New Salem.
Melissa Hale-Spencer, editor of The Altamont Enterprise, will be the speaker at the Thursday, March 20 meeting of the Guilderland Historical Society when we begin celebration of the newspaper’s longevity with program “Celebrating 30 years of The Enterprise: Then and Now.”