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Opens March 15
Saturdays, 12:30, 2 & 3:30pm
Sundays, 4 & 5:30pm
433 State Street, 4th Floor
Downtown Schenectady's new eSports league at Urban Co-Works presents the  Call of Duty Black Ops 4 season through May 12. Visit the Gaming Insomniacs website  for details, schedules, team info and tickets.

Sundays, 10am-2pm
Inside Proctors
Schenectady Greenmarket

Vendors, shoppers, musicians, and friends gather in a festive community marketplace.

Music &  Entertainment
See St. Patrick's Day festivities in box at upper right

151 Bar & Restaurant
Josh Casano
March 14, 6pm
Luke Pascarella
March 15, 7pm
The Pretty Wreckless
March 16, 7pm

Centre Street Pub 
Justin Friello
March 14, 6pm
The Deadbeats
March 15, 7:30pm
Mike Thomas & His Suitcase Contraptions
March 16, 2pm
The Shakedown
March 16, 9pm

Frog Alley Brewing
Micah & Jesse
March 14, 6-9pm
David J Music
March 15, 7-10pm

Jay St. Pub
March 15, 7-10pm

Katie O'Byrne's
Ben & Lee
March 15, 8pm

Pinhead Susan's
Friday Mixer Traffic Light Event
March 15, 10pm

The Stockade Inn
Jeff Nania & Zack Cohen
March 14, 7-10pm
Demantra Constantine
March 15, 7-10pm

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Downtown Schenectady's

1 Rush Street
Looking for something to complement your evening out in Downtown Schenectady? Rivers Casino & Resort, located at  nearby Mohaw k Harbor, offers a regular schedule of  events  and  promotions .

A Tribute to U2
March 15, 8pm
Event Center

'80s Hair Tribute Band
March 16, 8pm
Event Center

The Downtown Dish
This week's recipe features 
a classic sandwich turned 
into  a dip for your 
St. Paddy's Day party.

College Corner

March 14-20 ,  2019
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Downtown 
Plan to celebrate the wearing of the green in Downtown Schenectady as many businesses offer parties, specials and more! Below is a partial list:

Centre Street Pub - 3/16,1pm: Celebrate both St. Patrick's Day & their six year anniversary with Irish beers, Irish spirits and corned beef & cabbage specials. 

Frog Alley Brewing - 3/16, 11am-10pm: Special St. Patrick's lineup

Katie O'Byrne's - 3/16, 4pm: Annual St. Patrick's Day Block Party with live music by 2096 and Grand Central Station.

Mad Jack Brewing Co. @ The Van Dyck - Open 3/17, 12-6pm: Featuring Irish specialties.

The Makeup Curio - 3/16 & 3/17: Glitter your beard!

Manhattan Exchange - 3/17, 12-9pm: Corned beef & cabbage, carrots, potatoes, rye bread & Guinness cake w/ Baileys icing.

Pinhead Susan's - 3/16: St. Paddy's Block Party with heated tent and live music all day. Cryin' Out Loud takes the stage at 7pm. 

Proctors - 3/16, 2pm: Irish Hooley with The Screaming Orphans

Raw Juice & Smoothie Bar - Offering Matcha Mint Shamrock Smoothies, now through 3/17.

Rivers Casino & Resort - 3/16 & 3/17: Offering live music and Irish food specialties all weekend.

Schenectady Habitat Restore - 25% off all furniture

Please drive responsibly when celebrating in Downtown Schenectady. Have a designated driver or a plan. Thank you!

And Then There Were None
March 15-17 & 20-24
Schenectady Civic Playhouse

Ten strangers are summoned to a remote island. All that the guests have in common is a wicked past that they are unwilling to reveal and a secret that will seal their fate. For each has been marked for murder. As the weather turns and the group is cut off from the mainland, the bloodbath begins and one by one they are brutally murdered in accordance with the lines of a sinister nursery rhyme.  More...

March 14-17
SLOC Musical Theater

Our nation's founding fathers are brought to life in this beloved, brilliant imagining of American History. 1776 brings humor and humanity to familiar historical figures such as Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, and Thomas Jefferson as the fate of a nation is decided. More...

2019 Hometown Heroes Banner Program
Be a Hero...Sponsor a Hero!

The Downtown Schenectady Improvement Corporation (DSIC) and City of Schenectady are partnering for a fifth year to present the 2019 Hometown Heroes Banner Program. This program proudly recognizes active duty and veteran service members from Schenectady County. Banners may be sponsored by individuals, businesses or organizations.

Sponsor deadline extended to Friday, March 29

This Week at Proctors

On the Stage

Bobby Collins with Erin Harkes - March 14, 7pm
GE Theatre - Comedian Bobby Collins has an ability to truthfully translate the human condition. Audiences across the country relate to his comedic characterizations as he exposes the humor of day-to-day situations. Local comedian and musician Erin Harkes opens.

National Geographic Live - March 14, 7:30pm
MainStage - Voyage across the oceans with Brian Skerry, one of National Geographic's most seasoned photographers, and discover a vast, hidden world beneath the waves. 

The Temptations and the Four Tops - March 17, 7pm
MainStage - Two musical giants of Motown and inductees into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame perform during one spectacular night.

On the Screen
If Beale Street Could Talk - March 13-14
The Addy - After her fiancé is imprisoned, a pregnant woman in Harlem struggles to prove the man's innocence.

Apollo 11 - March 15-21
The Addy - This documentary looks at the Apollo 11 mission to land on the moon and tells the story entirely in the present tense, almost exclusively using previously-unseen archival footage and previously-unheard audio recordings.

Jackie Chan's Police Story 1 & 2 - March 16, 8pm
GE Theatre - ICFS presents this newly-restored DOUBLE-FEATURE classic!

Van Gogh: Of Wheat Fields & Clouded Skies - March 20 at 2 & 7pm
GE Theatre - Take a fresh look at Van Gogh through the legacy of the greatest private collector of the Dutch artist's work: Helene Kröller-Müller.


This Thursday! March 14, 11:30am-1:30pm
Robb Alley at Proctors
Schenectady & Me: Community Collage-Making - Take a break from work and make some art! Join us for a FREE community collage-making session and learn about our plans for turning your art into public art for our community.
March 16, 6:30pm
Acrylic Pouring 102 - Learn the basic techniques of this style of painting, including dirty cup pours, flip cup pours and swiping. 

March 20, 5-7pm
Schenectady Amory Center - Veteran's Lounge
Business After Hours: Join the Chamber for Business After Hours in the Veteran's Lounge of the Schenectady Armory Center. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Armory offers a unique space for networking and connecting with fellow Chamber members. 

miSci (museum of innovation and science)

15 Nott Terrace Heights
Monday:  Closed;  Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & 
Saturday:  9am-5pm;  Thursday: 9am-8pm; 
Sunday: 12-5pm

Evenings with the Dudley Observatory
March 14, 6:30-8pm
Join the Dudley Observatory at miSci for a seasonal night sky observation in its new roll-top observatory, featuring a 14-inch Schmidt-Cassegrainian telescope. 

Butterflies & Blooms
Now Open
Butterflies are back at miSci! Escape winter's chill and discover brilliantly colored native butterflies at miSci's indoor butterfly house. Watch Butterflies at every stage of life - from egg to the Chrysalis chamber to adulthood. Learn about different species of butterflies from the area, what butterflies eat, and how scientists use butterflies as examples for new technology.

Schenectady County Public Library

Karen B. Johnson Library

99 Clinton Street
Monday-Thursday: 9am-8pm
Friday - Saturday: 9am-5pm
Sunday: 1-5pm

Schenectady County Library named for Karen Johnson
The Daily Gazette

March 17, 2:30pm
Featuring: Carla Metz and Larry Acunto

600 Union Street
All proceeds benefit the Schenectady County Public Library

10 North Jay Street

Say Yes to Distress: Crash Test!
March 14, 7:30-9:30pm
No gimmicks or clever ruses in this all-improvised show to help you laugh and feel a little closer to the weekend! What could go wrong?!

4 for 1 Comedy!
March 15, 8-10pm
Four of the best improv groups in the Capital Region come together to create one night of knockout comedy. Featuring: Spontaneous Twilight Zone, Electric City Puppet Improv, Down the Rabbit Hole & Alf Pacino.

The Mopco Family Improv Show
March 16, 3:30-5pm
An all-ages comedy show for kids, teens, and adults. A highly interactive, family-friendly improv show! We use audience suggestions and willing volunteers to create stories, characters and songs off the top of our heads.

Spontaneous Broadway
March 16, 8pm
Performers audition Broadway-style songs that they create on the spot based on song titles created by you, the audience. Vote for your favorite song and see it brought to life by our performers as they improvise an entire hour long musical.

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