Pine Hollow Arboretum, a not-for-profit nature preserve in Slingerlands, is hosting hundreds of students from 10 area schools for a series of educational field trips this month and next. The instruction and transportation costs are subsidized by Pine Hollow as a community service.
The Hilltowns Players will be presenting an encore presentation of its spring comedy, The Boardinghouse by Vern Harden. The show will be held on Saturday, May 31, at 2 p.m. at the Thompsons Lake Reformed Church hall at the corner of Route 157 and Thompson's Lake Road.
CLARKSVILLE — Spend an entertaining, fun-filled hour with captain Henry Hudson and learn about his sailing career of some 400 years ago. His third exploratory voyage, in 1609, brought him to Mannahatta, the “Island of Many Hills” which is today’s Manhattan Island.
The Arbor Day Foundation has a book that helps people identify trees in a simple, step-by-step process. The book, What Tree Is That?, is available for a $5 donation to the not-for-profit tree-planting organization.
The Rensselaerville Grist Mill Museum will open for the summer season on Saturday, May 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with a bake sale and a new exhibit on “Timeless Toys,” old toys in use before the age of electronics.
On May 2 through 4, Boy Scout Troop 79 out of Berne-Knox-Westerlo had the honor of going to West Point to participate in its 52nd camporee led by cadets from the military academy. Over 7,000 Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, and Adventurers participated.
On May 18, the Capital Region Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is hosting the sixth annual Hike for Hope – Cody’s Climb to raise awareness for suicide prevention, help erase the stigma surrounding mental illness, and raise funds to support AFSP programs in local communities.