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Introducing a New Program Series in Partnership with WAMC and The Sierra Club!

Fourth Thursdays of each month
WAMC Linda Theater, 339 Central Avenue, Albany
Doors open at 6pm with music and food sampling
Program and discussion starts at 7pm
4/26  - 7pm, The Starry Sky Reserve - Mont Megantic Quebec: Canada's Mont Megantic National Park and its famous observatory and visitor center has been designated as the world's first International Dark Sky Reserve. Even though the mountain is located far from urban centers, light pollution at the summit more than doubled between 1978 and 1998.  Remi Boucher, a Biologist at the Mont Megantic Astrolab Observatory, will explain the process that led to the designation by the International Dark Sky Association, the development of new outdoor lighting management, and the importance of dark skies (without light pollution) to our environment.
Below is separate film screening (not part of the Sierra Club partnership); this will be a one-time screening in collaboration with the below groups at WAMC Linda Theater.
4/23 – 7pm, Wasted! The Story of Food Waste aims to change the way people buy, cook, recycle, and eat food. Through the the eyes of chef-heroes like Bourdain, Dan Barber, Mario Batali, Massimo Bottura, and Danny Bowien, audiences will see how the world’s most influential chefs make the most of every kind of food, transforming what most people consider scraps into incredible dishes that create a more secure food system. WASTED! exposes the criminality of food waste and how it’s directly contributing to climate change and shows ushow each of us can make small changes – all of them delicious – to solve one of the greatest problems of the 21st Centur
Presented by:
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
New York State Association of Reduction, Reuse and Recycling
University at Albany Office of Sustainability
FoodScraps360 Food Rescue
Long Table Harvest
CDPA Capital District Planning Association
GPSA Graduate Planning Student Association
Honest Weight Food Co-op

Albany Shindig "Roots" Fiddle Music and Dancing

Short concert followed by simple hoedown dances with live music that takes place on Fridays from 7-9:30pm

Apr 20 Maple “Sugaring Off” Party. Set Américain. Caller Paul Rosenberg
$8 Suggested Donation
$5 Danceflurry Members & Students
$2 Children
Sponsored by DanceFlurry Organization, Inc.
Contact Paul at: 518-482-9255,