Tag: Free

 Free Family-Friendly Movies at The Palace Theatre in Albany, Summer 2022

Afternoons in JULY & AUGUST, get out of the heat and step inside The Palace Theatre for a cool family-friendly movie on the Big Screen. From modern classics to brand new favorites, bring the whole family to Downtown Albany for Free Family Fun.

DOORS OPEN AT NOON for fun, family friendly activities and the MOVIE STARTS AT 1:00PM! All Kids 12 & Under get Free Popcorn.

Groups, Day Cares & Summer Camps can reserve seats by calling 518-465-3335 ext.111 or email info@palacealbany.org. For more info call 518-465-4663 during regular business hours.  

DATE/TIME: July & August 2022 / Doors Open Noon. Movie starts at 1pm

LOCATION: Palace Theatre
19 Clinton Ave.
Albany, NY 12207

Available at the Palace Theatre Box Office or at www.palacealbany.org



Berkshire Thrift’s 3rd Annual “FREE SALE”, Jun 26 & 27

Berkshire Thrift’s Annual “Free Sale” is this weekend, Saturday the 26th and Sunday the 27th.

What is a “Free Sale” you ask? Here’s the answer from Berkshire Thrift: “Well, as a donation-based thrift store, we get more donations then we can possibly sell. So, we store many items for a while, until we have a ton of extra stuff, and then we give it away!!! Many of our extra items go to shelters and other nonprofits, but we still end up having a ton of extra stuff. And, since we are a recycle/upcycle, environmentally minded company, calling ourselves “The Halfway House For Stuff”, we throw away very little as most of what we receive in donation is still good stuff. We believe that much of our waste in this world could actually be reused, and we do our best to further that mindset. “Saving the planet, one piece of junk at a time!”

So, if you are in need of dishes, home décor, furniture (both free and super cheap in our store), stuff for art projects, kids toys (we have LOTS of good kids toys and clothes!), misc. electronics (may or may not work), clothes or linens, housewares and so much more, then please come to this event!!

– Bring bags or boxes – we do not have boxes and our totes are not for free, we need them to store future items for future Free Sales. Please be honest and do not take them!
– ALL free items will be out on our lawn. Our store will be open with amazing deals as well, but items in the store are NOT free!!
– Don’t take more than fair!!! This is to help people, not give it away so it can be resold.
– Starts at 10AM – NO early birds!!! It’s not fair to others
– Parking is minimum – So be polite in how you park, carpool if you can. we will have people helping to direct traffic
– Fighting over items is NOT tolerated!! Be polite or you will be asked to leave.
– Oh, and if you read this far…..come into the store, say “I want to help save the planet” when you get to the counter, and get 20% off your whole purchase!

DATE/TIME: Saturday, June 26 & Sunday, June 27th / 10am – 5 (no early birds)

LOCATION: Berkshire Thrift
435 US 20
New Lebanon, NY 12125


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Outdoor Paint and Sip at Valatie Free Library, Jun 23

Join the Valatie Free Library on the library grounds for the first in-person program of the year. Have some fun painting, while socially distanced outside. Just like the online-paint and sips, all materials are provided, and painters of all skills and ages are welcome.

DATE/TIME: Wednesday, June 23, 2021 / 7pm

LOCATION: Valatie Free Library 
1036 Kinderhook Street 
Valatie, NY 12184

Sign up here: https://forms.gle/3WA8hsoq88i6w8a3A


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Hoopla Now Available at the New Lebanon Library

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The New Lebanon Library is now subscribed to Hoopla. Follow this link: https://www.hoopladigital.com/ and set up your account with your library card! Your limit is 4 checkouts a month, but you do have the ability to temporarily download items you check out when you want to watch later–and there’s an app for that!. There’s a little something for everyone!
hoopla is a digital media service offered by your local public library that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, phone, or TV. With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. They have hundreds of thousands of titles to choose from, with more being added daily. hoopla is like having your public library at your fingertips. Anytime. Anywhere.


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Rensselaer County to Distribute Cloth Face Masks to Residents, Apr 29

Rensselaer County will distribute free cloth face masks to county residents this Wednesday (April 29) as part of efforts to respond to the COVID-19 outbreak.

The free masks will be available at the following five locations from 4pm to 6 pm:

  • County Government Center, 1600 7th Ave., downtown Troy
  • Schodack Town Hall, 265 Schuurman Road, Schodack (address for GPS is 265 Schuurman Road, Castleton, NY 12033)
  • Schaghticoke Town Hall, 290 Northline Drive, Schaghticoke (address for GPS is 290 Northline Drive, Melrose, NY 12121)
  • North Hoosick Fire Department, 22106 NY Route 22, North Hoosick
  • Stephentown Fire Department Fire Hall, 35 Grange Hall Road, Stephentown

At all locations, motorists will be asked to pull their vehicles into the parking area. A package of masks will be handed through the window. Residents should bring a driver’s license as proof of county residence.


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