Winter Fest

Clifton Park, NY

Saturday, February 15, 2020

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NYS Museum

Saturday, February 15th and Sunday, February 16, 2020 – Rock and Fossil Fun Fair

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 – Owl Prowl with Fran Martino

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 – Megafauna on the Move

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 – Music with Deb Cavanaugh

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 – Utica Zoo Mobile

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 – Cetaceous Talks & Whale Tales

Thursday, February 20, 2020 – Bugs! Workshop

Thursday, February 20, 2020 – A Winter Walk on the Wild Side

Friday, February 21, 2020 – Who’s Been Here?

Friday, February 21, 2020 – Whooo Eats?

Friday, February 21, 2020 – Birds of Prey Meet and Greet

Saturday, February 22nd and Sunday, February 23, 2020 – 27th Annual James Campbell Memorial Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show and Sale

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Palace Theatre

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 – Frozen Family Fun Day

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The Diary of Anne Frank

The Theatre Institute at Sage

Wednesday, February 5 through Sunday, February 16, 2020

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Fiddler on the Roof

Proctors

Tuesday, February 18th through Sunday, February 23, 2020

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Siena Basketball

Times Union Center

Friday, February 14, 2020 – Siena Men’s Basketball vs. Rider

Sunday, February 16, 2020 – Siena Saints Basketball Double Header (Womens vs Marist, Mens vs Manhattan)

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 – Siena Men’s Basketball vs. Iona

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UAlbany Men’s Basketball

Albany, NY

Thursday, February 20, 2020 – UAlbany Men’s Basketball vs. UMBC

Saturday, February 22, 2020 – UAlbany Men’s Basketball vs. New Hampshire

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Free Admission Day at the Albany Institute of History & Art

Monday, February 17, 2020

Clifford the Big Red Dog birthday parties throughout the day. Registration is required

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Fly in Breakfast with Special Guest Donna Esposito

Empire State Aerosciences Museum

Saturday, February 15, 2020

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Little Ray’s Wildlife Festival

Empire State Plaza Convention CenterAlbany, NY

Friday, February 21st through Sunday, February 23, 2020

“Our Wildlife Festival is back and better than ever! Meet a sloth, alligator, porcupine, armadillo, opossum, giant lizard, giant python, tarantula, and so much more coming to you February 21, 22, & 23! This amazing interactive, educational event will feature our newest exhibit Diversity of Living Things as well as our Animal Ambassador exhibit and we are being joined by New York Emmy Award winning TV personality Eric the Reptile Guy and some of his amazing animal friends. There will also be 2 highly interactive 30-minute educational programs that will rotate 15 minutes apart each day and boat loads of staff with animals out for people to interact with in a family-friendly, hands-on environment. In addition to being fun and educational, it also supports many amazing causes! Give yourself a good 2 hours to see and do everything.”

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The Lake George Winter Carnival

Every weekend in February!

The 1st Annual Lake George Winter Carnival was held in the winter of 1961. Now, over a half-century later, this celebration of all the great Adirondack wintertime outdoor activities continues with 4 activity-packed weekends during the month of February.”

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Kids Day – Showcasing Local Businesses!

Saratoga Automobile Museum

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

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Big Top Science Show

Malta Community Center

Thursday, February 20, 2020

“Mad Science presents the Big Top Science Show! Children of all ages will marvel at what science can do! Register here: www.MaltaParksRec.com”

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GPS Scavenger Hunt for Kids

Saratoga Spa State Park

Friday, February 21, 2020

“Join Julie Curren, 4-H School Outreach Educator, for a fun filled morning learning the basics of GPS in order to participate in a scavenger hunt around the park! Call Alli Schweizer to register; 518-584-2000 Ext. 116. $3 per person. A Garmin handheld device will be provided for the event. This event is appropriate for children ages 9+. Dress accordingly, this event is outdoors and requires walking.”

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Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center

Saturday, February 15, 2020 – Deep Freeze

Monday, February 17th through Thursday, February 20, 2020 – Mid-Winter Recess Nature Journaling

Friday, February 21, 2020 – Movie Day: Chasing Ice

Sunday, February 23, 2020 – Discover the Pine Bush

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Five Rivers Environmental Education Center

Saturday, February 15, 2020 – Community Science: Great Backyard Bird Count

Saturday, February 15, 2020 – Family Fun: Squirrels for Kids

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 – Friend of Five Rivers Walking Club

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 – Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve: The Power of Glaciers

Thursday, February 20, 2020 – Family Fun: Animal Interviews

Friday, February 21, 2020 – Family Fun: Winter Wildlife

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Library Fun

A list of some events going on at local libraries over the break.

 

Colonie Library:

Saturday, February 15, 2020 – Little Gym Sample Class

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 – Preschool Ride-on Sally (Registration Required)

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 – Diary of a Wimpy Kid Cabin Fever Party (Registration Required)

Thursday, February 20, 2020 – Cabin Fever Dance Party

Friday, February 21, 2020 – Romp & Read

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Guilderland Library:

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 – Clifford the Big Red Dog

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 – Parent & T(w)een Night: Glass Suncatchers with the Studio for Art & Craft (Registration Required)

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 – Family Film: The Secret Life of Pets 2

Thursday, February 20, 2020 – Collage and Cocoa (Registration Required)

Friday, February 21, 2020 – Meet Your Local K9

Saturday, February 22, 2020 – Grandpa Cacao with Elizabeth Zunon (Registration Required)

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Bethlehem Public Library:

Saturday, February 15, 2020 – Time Out for Tales

Saturday, February 15, 2020 – Dungeons and Dragons

Monday, February 17th through Sunday, February 23, 2020 – Vacation Creation Station: Hot Cocoa

Monday, February 17, 2020 – Reptile Adventure

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 – Little Blue Truck

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 – Breakout EDU: Pass or Fail on the Oregon Trail (Registration Required)

Thursday, February 20, 2020 – Family Book Discussion: Finding Langston

Friday, February 21, 2020 – Breakout EDU: Help Hansel and Gretel (Registration Required)

Saturday, February 22, 2020 – Time Out for Tales

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East Greenbush Community Library:

Saturday, February 15, 2020 – Saturday Storytime

Saturday, February 15, 2020 – RPI Stem Workshop (Ages 8+) (Registration Required)

Monday, February 17, 2020 – Marble Run Fun (Ages 5+) (Registration Required)

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 – Break Out! (Ages 8+) (Registration Required)

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 – Jackie the Magician (Ages 4+) (Registration Required)

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 – Soup-er Anime Night (Registration Required)

Thursday, February 20, 2020 – Book Bingo (Ages 5+) (Registration Required)

Friday, February 21, 2020 – Clifford’s Birthday! (Ages 3+) (Registration Required)

Saturday, February 22, 2020 – Saturday Storytime

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Clifton Park-Halfmoon Library:

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 – Family Fun Workshop (Ages 3+) (Registration Required)

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 – Meet Dot & Dash Robots (Registration Required)

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 – Paint and Hot Chocolate Sip (Registration Required)

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 – Family Trivia

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 – Snow Crafty

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 – Meet Dot & Dash Robots (Registration Required)

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 – Hamilton Trivia (Registration Required)

Thursday, February 20, 2020 – Library Luau

Thursday, February 20, 2020 – Scratch Art (Registration Required)

Thursday, February 20, 2020 – Third Thursday Teens: Craft Night! (Registration Required)

Friday, February 21, 2020 – A-mazing Finch Robots (Registration Required)

Friday, February 21, 2020 – The Mercy Run of 1925: Dog Sled Reenactment

Saturday, February 22, 2020 – Family Yoga

Saturday, February 22, 2020 – Family Storytime: Furry Friends

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Saratoga Springs Public Library:

Saturday, February 15, 2020 – Library Babies

Saturday, February 15, 2020 – Saturday Family Storytime

Saturday, February 15, 2020 – Paws4Reading (Registration Required)

Monday, February 17, 2020 – Animal Tracking and Snowshoe Hike

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 – Electronic Games with Kathy Ceceri (Registration Required)

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 – Drop-In Craft

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 – The Traveling Lantern Theatre Company

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 – Owl Prowl (Registration Required)

Thursday, February 20, 2020 – Electronic Games with Kathy Ceceri (Registration Required)

Thursday, February 20, 2020 – Teen Trivia

Thursday, February 20, 2020 – Hang with Fisher, the Goldendoodle!

Thursday, February 20, 2020 – Campfire Stories & Songs

Thursday, February 20, 2020 – Dungeons & Dragons

Friday, February 21, 2020 – Bagels & Barks

Friday, February 21, 2020 – Owl Prowl (Registration Required)

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Other Fun Ideas:

 

Click here to visit Capital District Moms’ resource pages for a list of bowling alleys, movie theaters, places to go snow tubing/skiing, roller skating, ice skating, cooking classes, indoor activities and much more!

 

Click here to view a list of attractions in the Capital District/day trip ideas.

 

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