Live jazz with Tanager
Monday, April 8, at 6 p.m.
Enjoy an evening of toe-tapping live music with local traditional jazz band Tanager. Specializing in the works of Louis Armstrong’s Hot Five, Sidney Bechet, King Oliver and many others as well as old timey arrangements of more modern tunes, Tanager is a five-piece band featuring upright bass, guitar, clarinet, drums, saxophone, and vocals.
Admission is free — but please register ahead at colonielibrary.libcal.com of by calling 518-810-0314.
North Eastern New York Orchid Society
Saturday, April 6, at 1:30 p.m.
This is our annual beginners’ meeting, focusing on what problems, successes, and questions folks have regarding, perhaps, their new interest, a gift orchid, or challenges in getting their orchid to re-bloom.
Helping us through the maze of creating perfect conditions is Longwood Garden’s own orchid collection curator, Greg Griffis.
Thinking of buying a house?
Tuesday, April 9, at 6 p.m.
This program will cover the steps used in the home-buying process from choosing a realtor, a loan originator, and a home inspector. The buyer will be guided through the process and given ideas about costs. Registration is required: online or call 518-810-0314.
Technology overview: what can I do with this thing?
Thursday, April 11, at 1 p.m.
Demystify the terms used to describe today’s technology. Discover how you can harness the power of these devices to get the most out today’s amazing technology.
This is a demonstration only. Participants are welcome to bring their own devices, but the session is not hands on. Sponsored by the Albany Guardian Society and presented by Eleonora Morrell and John Dowley, training and development specialists, MicroKnowledge.
Crafternoons & Crafts After Dark: 3D Collage Panel
Friday April 12 at 2 p.m. or Monday, April 29,
at 6 p.m.
Create your own 3D artwork at this easy paper craft for adults. All supplies provided. This craft is mildly messy so please dress accordingly. See sample image online. Registration is required: online or call 518-810-0314.