2023 March Guide | Capital District Moms

This guide was created to help make the month of March a little bit easier for you!

Consignment Sale Roundup (scroll to the bottom for the list)
Irish Bar/Restaurant Roundup (scroll to the bottom for the list)
Vote for Your Favorite Family Photographer (scroll to the bottom to vote)


Make your week easier with delicious, healthy prepared meals from 9 Miles East. We drop them off at your home each week and you can choose from great soups, salads, entrees, grain bowls and local grocery items. Gluten-free, vegan and paleo options available. Visit https://subscriptions.9mileseast.com/ to order.

64 Excelsior Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
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Click here to visit their website.
Phone #: 518-223-9872

Hop over to our Schenectady location Saturday, 4/1 for an Easter Themed Kid’s Cookie Decorating Class, with class times at 10am, 11am or 2pm. $10 for a giant egg-shaped sugar cookie, frosting and sprinkles to decorate any way they want. Parents will receive 10% off their purchase during the event. Pre-registration required by 3/28 at https://www.toasttab.com/bountiful-bread-schenectady/v3/.

1475 Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203
Phone #: 518-438-3540

108 State Street, Schenectady, NY 12305
Phone #: 518-387-9997

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The Capital District YMCA offers something for all families. From swim lessons to youth basketball to childcare while you work out, our facilities cater to all your needs. As the largest childcare provider in the Capital Region, members enjoy discounted rates and early access to register. Join us today!

Bethlehem, Glenville, Greene County, Guilderland, Schenectady, Southern Saratoga, Troy, Greenbush & Camp Chingachgook
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Click here to visit their website.
Phone #: 518-869-3500


It’s time to Hop on the Catskill Mountain Railroad’s Easter Bunny Express. Enjoy a train ride along the old Catskill Mountain Branch Line and join our Easter Egg Hunt for a perfect activity that’s fun for younger children and adults. Shake off that winter chill and celebrate spring with a ride on the Easter Bunny Express. Take the trip on the historic Catskill Mountain Railroad from Kingston out to the Easter egg patch, enjoy some snacks, and get your photos with the Easter Bunny. The Catskill Mountain Railroad will be operating the Easter Bunny Express trains on Saturday April 1 st, Sunday April 2nd and Saturday April 8th . All trains arrive and depart from the Westbrook Station at the Kingston Plaza. Trains leave at 10:00 AM, 12:00 Noon, 2:00PM, 4:00 Pm. Ticket prices are Adults $22.00, Adult Discount (Seniors/Military/Veteran) $20.00 and Children $16.00, children under 2 ride on the lap ride free with paid adult fare. An adult must accompany all children. Bunny trains are for all ages so bring along the whole family. For more information and to purchase tickets please visit our website www.CatskillMountainRailroad.com, or call our office (845) 332-4854 or e-mail us at [email protected]

Westbrook Lane Station in Kingston Plaza, 55 Kingston Plaza Road, Kingston, NY 12401
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Phone #: 845-332-4854
Email: [email protected]


Featuring 150 retail shops……and tons of fun & entertainment for the kiddos….. Crossgates offers something for everyone – all under one roof. Enjoy plenty of stores, restaurants and entertainment venues that you won’t find for miles in any direction like Apple, LEGO, Build a Bear Workshop, 5 Wits, Dave & Buster’s, Apex Entertainment, Get Air, Billy Beez, plus the nation’s top retailers, to experience all that Crossgates has to offer. Whether you’re looking to shop & dine or play & stay, our on-site Tru and Homewood Suites by Hilton dual-branded hotel allows for the best Staycation. Planning your next visit couldn’t be any easier.

One Crossgates Mall Road, Albany NY 12203
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Phone #: 518-869-9565
Email: [email protected]


Now enrolling Early Childhood through Grade 12 for the 2023-24 school year!  Join us for our March 22nd Open House and discover why Doane Stuart is one of the Capital Region’s premiere private schools.  Registration is open for Summer Days at Doane Stuart, offering unique summer programs for ages 2.5 – 18, from June 26 – August 18th.  Register today at www.doanestuartsummer.org.  Learn more at www.doanestuart.org, email [email protected], or call 518.465.5222 to speak with an admissions representative today!

199 Washington Ave, Rensselaer, NY 12144
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Click here to visit their website.
Phone #: 518-465-5222
Email: [email protected]


Best friends are magic. With them by your side everything feels just a little more possible. Being a Girl Scout opens your world to the forever friends who help you shine your brightest. Learn more today at https://www.girlscoutsneny.org/

Albany Service Center, 8 Mountain View Ave, Albany NY, 12205
Plattsburgh Service Center, 13 Latour Avenue, Suite 110, Plattsburgh NY, 12901
Queensbury Service Center, 213 Meadowbrook Rd, Queensbury, NY, 12804
Follow Girl Scouts of Northeastern New York on Facebook and Instagram.
Click here to visit their website.

Phone #: 518-489-8110
Email: [email protected]


Go Kids is a sports and physical activity program for ages 18 months-9 years old.  Go Kids offers children the ability to develop a love for an active lifestyle through an introduction into a variety of sports such as; soccer, football, basketball, tennis, baseball, hockey, and track and field. Additionally, Go Kids offers school break camps and additional classes for school aged children including; LEGO Club, Strong Kids, and Just for Kicks. Go Kids works to meet each child where they are at to instill a love for being active.

Locations in Saratoga and Clifton Park
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Click here to visit their website.
Phone #: 518-878-6502
Email: [email protected]


(formerly known as Kinkaid Family Chiropractic) 

Your new baby will be here soon and you’re doing everything right, from check ups to nutrition, but do you know about prenatal Chiropractic Care?! Receiving regular chiropractic treatment is one of the most important and helpful areas of prenatal care. We specialize in prenatal, pediatric and whole family care. We have helped many families navigate their way through the aches and pains of pregnancy and post-partum including back and neck pain, headaches, pelvic pain, sciatica & more. See all of the ways Healing Hands Chiropractic Center can help you and your family.

1873 Western Ave Suite 103, Albany, NY 12203
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Phone #: (518) 869-8000

New patient paperwork is located on the home page of our website. Once we have had a chance to review it, we will call you to schedule your first appointment. 


Hawaiian style shaved ice mobile trucks that bring entertainment to you. We specialize in fun and fundraising! We go to schools, sports events, summer camps, parties, corporate events, festivals, fairs, and more. All of our 30+ delicious flavors are gluten free, fat free, nut free, dairy free, cholesterol free, soy free, no GMO’s, no high fructose corn syrup, no lactose and Kosher certified. We are members of The School Nutrition Association.  We also have dye free and sugar free flavors- something for everyone to enjoy. If you book with us, we give $10 off the rental of a beautiful yard sign, for the same event. Visit: www.signgypsies.com

Follow Kona Ice of Clifton Park on Facebook and Instagram
Click here to visit their website.
Phone #: 518-930-2117
Email: [email protected]


Dr. Robin Lozman is a lot of things. A doctor. A mother. A competitive equestrian. A volunteer for nonprofits. But one of her greatest passions comes from her work as an orthodontist: transforming her patients’ smiles. At her family practice in Latham, New York, Dr. Lozman specializes in comprehensive orthodontic treatment for children and adults, from early interventions and orthognathic surgery to braces and Invisalign. Dr. Lozman works alongside her father, Dr. Michael Lozman, to help people from all walks of life achieve a brighter, healthier and straighter smile, improving their confidence while maintaining a consistently high standard of care. Click here to learn more about Dr. Lozman.

17 Johnson Road, Latham, NY 12110
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Phone #: 518-785-9441


Play Hollow is a children’s retail and community-play space which values eco-friendly and fair trade practices, celebrates diversity, and offers products and programming that center around loving and taking care of ourselves, each other, and our Earth.  We have a collection of bilingual/bicultural books, natural toys and apparel, as well as children’s classes and parent workshops both virtual and in-person to support every stage of the family journey.

40 Front Street, Ballston Spa, NY 12020
Follow Play Hollow on Facebook and Instagram
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Phone #: 518-309-3517
Email:  [email protected]  


Celebrating 30 years of progressive education!

Parker’s philosophy puts students at the center of their own learning. Parker teachers focus on constructing authentic experiences that respond to students’ interests and needs while building on academic and social skills. The result is that students get to spend their day engaged in projects and learning that is individualized, meaningful, and connected to the real-world, and all done on an expansive 77 acre campus. 

Now accepting applications for PreK- 8th Grade and open registration for our Winter and Spring Forest Toddler Program.

Learn more, join us for a tour or upcoming Open House! Learn More!

4254 Route 43, North Greenbush, NY 12198
Follow Robert C. Parker School on Facebook & Instagram
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Phone #: 518-286-3449
Email: [email protected]


Now Enrolling for the 2023 – 2024 School Year! See what sets the Taylor School apart – schedule a tour today. Visit taylorschool.org. Email Meagan Duncan – Director of Admissions – [email protected] or call 518.274.4994

Pinewoods campus (PreK – Grade 4) 116 Pinewoods Avenue Troy, NY 12180

Sage campus (Grade 5 – Grade 8) 75 First Street Troy, NY 12180

Follow Susan Odell Taylor School on Facebook and Instagram.
Click here to visit their website.
Phone #: 518-274-4994
Email: [email protected]


In the spring and summer, The Music Studio offers a series of engaging short-term classes for children ages 2 to 7. Your child will build musical skills, make friends, and look forward to every single class. Visit our website for more information and be sure to sign up for FREE Mini Music Class to experience our teaching in action during a memorable hour of family fun.

1237 Central Ave, Albany, NY 12205
Follow The Music Studio on Facebook and Instagram
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Phone #: 518-459-7799
Email: [email protected]


Mothers deserve time to rejuvenate!
The Salt Den is a great place to breathe in health and relaxation for you and the whole family. We offers Holistic Facials, Massage Therapy, Dry Salt Therapy (Halotherapy), Red Light Therapy and Infrared Detoxification.  We have many events going on throughout the month. Family care starts with you, book an appointment now!

654 Watervliet Shaker Road, Latham, NY 12110
Follow The Salt Den on Facebook and Instagram.  
Click here to visit their website.
Phone #: 518-785-7258
Email: [email protected]


Take your family on an unforgettable journey as you explore vivid underwater worlds across 45 exhibits. Feel the soft, smooth skin of a stingray as they swim right up to your hand in Stingray Bay. Watch sharks swim overhead while schools of fish surround you in our immersive tunnel tanks. From local favorites to the depths of the ocean, explore our planet’s oceans and rivers all in your own backyard on this self-guided exploration.

93 West Campbell Road, Schenectady, NY 12306
Follow Via Aquarium on Facebook and Instagram
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Phone #: 518-280-5100
Email: [email protected] 


Summer at Woodland Hill begins with a deep respect for each child as an individual. Every day will include activities that promote learning in a fun and peaceful environment inspired by the Montessori Method. Summer 2023 registration opens on February 13th! Click here to learn more.

100 Montessori Place, North Greenbush, NY 12144
Follow Woodland Hill Montessori School on Facebook and Instagram
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Phone #: 518-283-5400
Email: [email protected]


Got Kids? Children’s Consignment Sale
Spring/Summer Sale is the weekend of May 20, 2023 at the Altamont Fairgrounds
Click here to visit their website.
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Ever After Kids Consignment Sale (Formerly O!baby Kids Consignment Sale)
Spring And Summer sale will be held at the Columbia County Fairgrounds in Chatham NY on May 4th-6th, 2023
Click here to visit their website.
Click here to follow their Facebook page.


Pass It On Children’s Consignment Sale
Spring/Summer Consignment Sale, April 21th-23rd, 2023 – Latham, NY
Click here to visit their website.
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ReLoved Consignment Kids
April 28th-30th, 2023 is the next sale – South Glens Falls, NY
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Second Chance Kids Sale

May 4th-6th, 2023 – Amsterdam, NY
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Dango’s – Saratoga Springs, NY

Finnigan’s on the Lake – Ballston Lake, NY

Harveys Restaurant and Bar – Saratoga Springs, NY

Henry’s Tavern – Ballston Spa, NY

Katie O’Byrne’s Irish Pub & Restaurant – Schenectady, NY

McGeary’s Irish Pub – Albany, NY

McGreivey’s – Waterford, NY

O’Slattery’s Irish Restaurant & Pub – Delmar, NY

O’Toole’s – Colonie, NY

Pinhead Susan’s – Schenectady, NY

Power’s Inn & Pub – Clifton Park, NY

The Local Pub and Teahouse – Saratoga Springs, NY

The Parting Glass Pub – Saratoga Springs, NY


Have a favorite Irish Bar that isn’t on the list? Please send an email to [email protected]


– Please VOTE for your favorite family photographer in the Capital District!

– You can only vote once (per email address) between now and Friday, March 24, 2023 at 11:59pm.
– If there are multiple votes with the same email address, all votes made with that email address will be disqualified.
– A valid email address must be used when voting. A vote made with an invalid email address will be disqualified.
– The photographer with the most votes wins!!!

–  This is a great way for photographers to promote their business to families in the Capital District!
– The winning photographer will be featured in one of Capital District Moms monthly email newsletter.
– The winning photographer will be featured in two social media posts (Facebook & Instagram).
– Bragging rights as the most loved family photographer in 2023 by the followers of Capital District Moms.

Have a photographer that you love, but isn’t on the list? Please send an email to [email protected]


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