2024 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 of the guide for the list)
St. Patrick’s Day Events (Scroll to the bottom of the guide for the list)
FREE Easter Events (Scroll to the bottom of the guide for the list)

BAILIWICK ANIMAL PARK

Come visit the Bailiwick Animal Park in Catskill, NY and get up close and learn all about our animals from cute bunnies to majestic bengal tigers, most of which are rescues. Over 35 exhibits of exotic and domestic animals, playground, picnic area, petting & feeding areas, gift shop, pony rides and horseback riding. Open daily from 10am to 5pm. Cash only. ATM on premises.

118 Castle Road, Catskill, NY 12414
Follow Bailiwick Animal Park on Facebook and Instagram.
Click here to visit their website.
Phone #: 518-678-5665

BOTTOMLESS BRICKS

Discover the ultimate destination for LEGO® fans at Bottomless Bricks: a LEGO® resale store that hosts birthday parties and events for all ages. The store offers a treasure trove of new and preowned sets, a huge assortment of collectible Minifigures®, and parts & pieces. They also buy used LEGO®: whether it’s a set, Minifigures or a bin of loose pieces. Visit their website to shop for sets, book a birthday party, check the calendar of events, and read their Buy/ Sell/ Trade policy; or visit their store in Pittsfield, Massachusetts.

*LEGO® and Minifigure® are trademarks of LEGO® and the LEGO® Group of companies which are not affiliated with Bottomless Bricks.

163 South St #4, Pittsfield, MA 01201
Follow Bottomless Bricks on Facebook and Instagram
Click here to visit their website.
Phone #: 413-344-9259
Email: [email protected]

BOUNCING BUTTERFLIES OT PLLC

Occupational Therapy evaluations can sometimes be very costly. At Bouncing Butterflies OT PLLC, pre qualifying screens are FREE!

1536 Crescent Road, Clifton Park, NY 12065
Click here to visit their website.
Phone #: 518-288-7054
Email: BouncingButterfliesTherapy@gmail.com

CAPITAL DISTRICT FAMILY CHIROPRACTIC

At Capital District Family Chiropractic, we help children and families achieve optimal health!  What makes our office different? We are the only neurologically-focused chiropractic office in the Capital District!  Dr. Rhiannon is the only local chiropractor certified in pediatric and prenatal care through pxdocs.com.  We use iNSIGHT scanning technology to locate and measure stress and tension in the nervous system that can cause behavioral, social, and developmental challenges in kiddos.  Families comes to our office to find the root cause of their symptoms such as anxiety, poor digestion, immune system challenges, sleep disturbances, headaches, and more.  Give your family the gift of optimal health by scheduling your nervous system assessments today!

40 Colvin Ave Suite 100, Albany, NY 12206
480 Broadway Lower Level (Palette), Saratoga Springs, NY 12886
Follow Capital District Family Chiropractic on Facebook and Instagram
Click here to visit their website.
Phone #: 518-599-0067
Email: [email protected]

CATSKILL EQUESTRIAN CENTER

Riding lessons are available 7 days a week by appointment. We also offer mommy & me classes, pony club, after school programs, spring break camp, and so much more!

118 Castle Road, Catskill, NY 12414
Follow Catskill Equestrian Center on Facebook and Instagram.
Click here to visit their website.
Phone #: 518-925-0095

CATSKILL MOUNTAIN RAILROAD

It’s time to Hop Aboard 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 March 23rd, Sunday March 24th and Saturday March 30th. All trains arrive and depart from the Westbrook Station at the Kingston Plaza. Trains leave at 10:00 AM, 12:00 Noon, 2:00 PM, 4:00 PM. Ticket prices are Adults $23.00, Adult Discount (Seniors/Military/Veteran) $21.00 and Children $17.00, 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: [email protected]

Westbrook Lane Station in Kingston Plaza, 55 Kingston Plaza Road, Kingston, NY 12401
Follow Catskill Mountain Railroad on Facebook
Click here to visit their website.
Phone #: 845-332-4854
Email: [email protected]

CROSSGATES

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
Follow Crossgates on Facebook and Instagram
Click here to visit their website.
Phone #: 518-869-3522
Email: [email protected]

DOANE STUART SCHOOL

Children in PreK through 8th grade are invited to join us for seven uniquely themed weeks of enriching summer programs!  Registration for SD@DS opens February 1st.  Email [email protected] for more information.  Now enrolling for the 24-25 school year, we invite you to visit and discover why Doane Stuart is one of the Capital Region’s premiere private schools.   Register to join us at one of our upcoming Open Houses on March 6th!  Learn more at www.doanestuart.org, email admissions@doanestuart.org, or call 518.465.5222 to speak with an admissions representative today!

199 Washington Ave, Rensselaer, NY 12144
Follow The Doane Stuart School on Facebook and Instagram.
Click here to visit their website.
Phone #: 518-465-5222
Email: admissions@doanestuart.org

Dryer Vent Wizard of SE Saratoga & NE Schenectady provides professional dryer vent cleaning for residential and business properties in the Capital Region. When your dryer is functioning poorly, it is likely due to a clogged or debris-filled dryer vent line. Lint, debris, and other common sources of dryer vent clogs can not only affect the efficiency of your dryer, but they can also be a serious fire hazard.

Follow Dryer Vent Wizard of SE Saratoga and NE Schenectady on Facebook and Instagram.
Click here to visit their website.
Phone #: (518) 344-0664

ELLIE MENTAL HEALTH – LATHAM, NY

Ellie Mental Health in Latham, New York isn’t your average therapy clinic. We’ve created a comfy, judgment-free zone where you can be authentic, get real about where you’re at in your mental health, and receive the compassionate care you deserve. We strive to break down treatment barriers and provide you with customized counseling services that meet your therapy needs.

1182 Troy Schenectady Road Suite 204, Latham, NY 12110
Follow Ellie Mental Health on Facebook and Instagram.
Click here to visit their website.
Phone #: 518-400-5180
Email: [email protected]

GIRL SCOUTS OF NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK

This year is a new opportunity to forge your own path and discover amazing things about yourself. Don’t miss your chance to grow, learn, and laugh with new friends by your side! It’s your year of discovery with Girl Scouts! Learn more today at https://www.girlscoutsneny.org/ The 2024 Camp Guide is here! Get a sneak peek at all the incredible camp themes we have to offer and prepare for summer 2024. Registration opened on January 17th. This is your summer! https://ow.ly/2jU450Qm0bE

Service Center Locations in Albany, Queensbury, and Plattsburgh.
Follow Girl Scouts of Northeastern New York on Facebook and Instagram.
Click here to visit their website.

Phone #: 518-489-8110
Email: customercare@girlscoutsneny.org

GO KIDS

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
Follow Go Kids on Facebook and Instagram.
Click here to visit their website.
Phone #: 518-878-6502
Email: [email protected]

HUDSON BOULDERS

Calling all parents! If you haven’t heard, we’ve mastered the art of turning your little bundles of energy into tired little climbers! Our Kids Pass offers 90 minutes of non-stop climbing fun for just $29.95 per climber. Give yourself a well-deserved break while your kids have a blast and burn off all that energy. It’s a win-win for everyone!

195 Troy-Schenectady Road, Latham, NY 12110
Follow Hudson Boulders on Facebook & Instagram.
Click here to visit their website.
Phone #: 838-221-7673
Email: [email protected]

KEYSTONE PHYSICAL THERAPY

12 Metro Park Road Suite 208, Albany, NY 12205
Follow Keystone Physical Therapy on Facebook and Instagram.
Click here to visit their website.
Phone #: 518-304-6006
Email: [email protected]

KONA ICE

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.

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

LOZMAN ORTHODONTICS

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
Follow Lozman Orthodontics on Facebook and Instagram
Click here to visit their website.
Phone #: 518-785-9441

MUSEUM OF INNOVATION AND SCIENCE

Go full STEAM ahead at miSci this fall with brand-new exhibits, events, and break classes. Visit the Museum to experience interactive activities, see historical wonders, and learn about science, technology, engineering, arts, and math! Great for the whole family, visit www.miSci.org to learn more.

15 Museum Drive, Schenectady, NY 12308
Follow miSci on Facebook and Instagram.
Click here to visit their website.
Phone #: 518-382-7890
Email: [email protected]

ROBERT C. PARKER SCHOOL

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. 

Programs for PreK 3 and 4 year olds through 8th Grade & Forest Toddlers (18 months- 3 years). 

Join us for an open house: March 21st or April 24th
Click here to RSVP. 

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

THE MUSIC STUDIO

The Music Studio has been a regional leader in music education since its founding in 1977. We offer short-term classes for children as young as age 2, and an award-winning school-year Foundation Program for children ages 4 to 7. With an exceptional faculty and bright, well-equipped classrooms, we invite students to tap into their natural love of music, challenge them to excel as musicians, and support every step of their musical journey. Find out what makes our program different at themusicstudio.com. Or call 518-459-7799 for more information.

1237 Central Ave, Albany, NY 12205
Follow The Music Studio on Facebook and Instagram
Click here to visit their website.
Phone #: 518-459-7799
Email: [email protected]

THE SALT DEN

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]

THE SUSAN ODELL TAYLOR SCHOOL

The Susan Odell Taylor School offers an exceptional educational choice to families throughout the Capital Region with children in prekindergarten through 8th grade. Within our community of learners, children are given the opportunity to participate in an engaging educational experience that integrates academic rigor with joyful learning. The Taylor School challenges our students in a nurturing and joyful educational environment that empowers all to succeed as critical thinkers, lifelong learners and citizens of a diverse and changing world. Register for a school day tour today!  Learn more at www.taylorschool.org, email [email protected], or call 518.274.4994 to speak with an admissions representative today!

 

**The Doane Stuart School and the Susan Odell Taylor School will merge in the fall of 2025 becoming the Hudson Ridge School (PreK through Grade 12). The dedicated faculty, innovative programs, and outstanding facilities at both locations will continue to offer an exceptional education choice to families throughout the Capital District.**

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

Middle School (Grade 5 – Grade 8)
199 Washington Avenue, Rensselaer, NY 12144
 

 

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

TORO CANTINA

Mark your calendar, parents; Thursday, April 4th, Toro will host a Kid’s cooking class!
Make-Your-Own Quesadilla with Assorted Filling & Toppings Bar
Souvenir Apron & Chef Hat
Beverage Greeting & Snack Station
OpenTable Reservation Required / Visit Website for Additional Details
$21.95 per child

111 Wolf Road, Albany, NY 12205
Follow Toro Cantina on Facebook and Instagram
Click here to visit their website.
Phone #: 518-949-2211
Email: [email protected]

VIA AQUARIUM

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
Click here to visit their website.
Phone #: 518-280-5100
Email: [email protected] 

CONSIGNMENT SALE ROUNDUP

Got Kids? Children’s Consignment Sale
Spring/Summer Sale is the weekend of May 4, 2024 at the Altamont Fairgrounds
Click here to visit their website.
Click here to follow their Facebook page.

 

Kids’ Exchange Consignment Sale
After twelve years and twenty-three amazing events, the Kids’ Exchange Consignment Sale is retiring. We are proud to announce that during our many years of operation, we accomplished the project’s mission of sustainability by recirculating $813,000 worth of goods throughout our community, keeping gently-used and like-new toys, clothing and children’s items out of landfills and in the stream of commerce for families to enjoy.

 

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 April 25-27 2024
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 19-21, 2024 at the Afrim’s Sports Latham Dome, 4 NYSUT Dr. Latham NY 12110 (sometimes comes up as 4 Jaqueline Ave.)
Click here to visit their website.
Click here to follow their Facebook page.

 

ST. PATRICK’S DAY EVENTS

St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Albany, NY
Saturday, March 16, 2024
Follow the Albany St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Facebook.

 

Workshop for Kids! Shamrock Suncatchers & Painting
Location: Art in Mind Creative Wellness Studio – Glenville, NY
Saturday, March 16, 2024
Click here for more information.
Follow Art in Mind Creative Wellness Studio on Facebook.

Story Time with Shannon the Irish Dancer
Location: Bethlehem Public Library
Saturday, March 16, 2024
Click here for more information.

 

St Patrick’s Day Celebration!
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library
Sunday, March 17, 2024
Click here for more information.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FREE EASTER EVENTS

Easter Breakfast with the Easter Bunny at Malta Ridge Volunteer Fire Company
Sunday, March 17th
Come see the Easter Bunny and enjoy some good breakfast.
We will be serving eggs, pancakes, waffles, bacon, sausage, toast, milk, orange juice and apple juice.
Cost: Donation
Follow the Malta Ridge Volunteer Fire Company on Facebook for more information.

 

Easter “Egg” Stravaganza at Halfmoon Town Plaza
Saturday, March 23rd
Who is ready for Spring! Join us on Saturday, March 23rd from 12pm until 4pm for our annual Easter “Egg”Stravaganza at the Halfmoon Town Hall. This event is always FREE and open to the general public! Come visit Goofey, Donald, Chickadee and the Carrot for some photo ops. Lots of FREE family fun. Donations are always welcomed and greatly appreciated.
Follow Halfmoon Celebrations Events on Facebook for more information.

 

4th Annual Spring Event at Congress Park in Saratoga Springs
Friday, March 29th
Photos with the Easter Bunny
Inflatable Obstacle Course
Face Painting
Hot Dogs and Italian Sodas
Saratoga Springs FD – Fire Truck
& alot of Fun!
Follow the Saratoga Springs Police Department on Facebook for more information.

 

Town of Schodack 3rd Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, March 16th
Follow the Town of Schodack on Facebook for more information.

 

Easter Bunny Parade (Gansevoort Volunteer Fire Department)
Saturday, March 30th
Follow the Gansevoort Volunteer Fire Department on Facebook for more information.

 

Meet the Bunny at Moreau Lake State Park
Saturday, March 30th
Follow Friends of Moreau Lake State Park on Facebook for more information.

 

Gavin Park Easter Egg Hunt
Friday, March 22nd
Follow Town of Wilton NY on Facebook for more information.

 

Easter Egg Hunt by Hop on Home Rabbit Sanctuary
Sunday, March 24th
Enjoy meeting real bunnies, kids crafts, Easter egg hunt .Free event
Bake sale items priced as marked and proceeds go towards the care of Hop on Homes bunnies.
Follow Hop on Home Rabbit Sanctuary on Facebook for more information.

 

The Great Eggstravanganza at Clifton Common
Saturday, March 30th
**Registration is Required**
Click here for more information.

 

Easter Eggstravaganza at Shenendehowa United Methodist Church
Sunday, March 24th
Follow Shenendehowa United Methodist Church on Facebook for more information.

 

 

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