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Peter Pan flies into Proctors

Peter Pan flies into Proctors

 

SCHENECTADY – On Tuesday, April 9, Capital Region audiences will get the chance to experience the magic of Peter Pan at Proctors Theater.

The six-day run of this classic show stars legendary Broadway actress Cathy Rigby in the starring role. The show also stars two of Broadway's finest actors, Brent Barret and Kim Crosby.

Peter Pan is a family friendly spectacle full of timeless moments and a story that will inspire anyoen who see's it. 

Tickets to the show are available at the Proctors Box Office, ONLINE HERE, or by calling 518-346-6204. 

Scrabble Tournament to benefit schools

RICHMONDVILLE – On Saturday, March 23, Assemblyman Pete Lopez will attend a benefit for Literacy New York.

In a statement to NewsChannel 13, Assemblyman Lopez said he is excited to participate and support literacy. 

"I love the literacy volunteers, and I love Scrabble," Lopez said. 

Lopez has been a sposor of this event for several years as a member of the Legislative Linguists. This year his team has merged with the Dam Concerned Citizens to form the Dam Concerned Legilative Linguists. 

The Dam Concerned Citizens are a group focused on the flooding in the Schoharie Valley. 

"I'm looking forward to us melding our minds on seven letter words to get that triple word score," Lopez said. 

The Scrabble Tournament will be held at 8:30 a.m. at the Radez School.

Money raised will benefit schools in Fulton, Montgomery, and Schoharie Counties.   

Annual Hannaford Kidz Expo

 

ALBANY – On Saturday, March 2, the Eight Annual Hannaford Kidz Expo will be held at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center.

Presented by the new York State Office of General Services the Hannaford Kidz Expo provides families entertainment and education featuring dance and theatre performances, wildlife experts, music, arts and crafts, sports activities and more.

Featured performers this year include Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey CircusFit and a Barney Sing-A-Long as well as interactive activities such as the Reptile Adventure Room, Roaming Railroad, face painting, balloon animals and more.

Admission is free, the expo is from 10-5p.m. For more information, PLEASE VISIT. 

DEC accepting poster contest submissions for 5th graders

DEC accepting poster contest submissions for 5th graders

 

CAPITAL REGION - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is now accepting submissions for the annual Arbor Day Poster Contest. Following is more information:

Fifth grade students, especially in science and art, are encouraged to design an original poster depicting the 2013 contest theme, Trees Are Terrific in All Shapes and Sizes.

DEC Commissioner Joe Martens said, “Arbor Day is a national observance that celebrates the essential role trees play in our environment. By participating in the annual Arbor Day poster contest, students learn about trees and how they promote a healthy, balanced ecosystem.”

Something WICKED returns to Proctors

Something WICKED returns to Proctors

SCHENECTADY – As the lights go down on the Mainstage a roar of the crowd erupts. A crowd of young and old, delighted and energetic about the show they are about to see. A show of friendship and the trials everyone must face to be accepted and do what we feel is right.

WICKED, the Tony-Award winning musical began its second run at Proctors on Wednesday.

Highly entertaining for all ages the show is packed full of laughs and emotion.

Everyone knows the story of Dorothy and Toto. Twister comes, house falls, and the Witch of the East is dead. But what do you know really?  Was Glinda as “Good” as she seems. What made the Wicked Witch so, well, Wicked?

Red Cross urges emergency planning

Red Cross urges emergency planning

September is National Preparedness Month and the Red Cross Northeastern New York Region (ARCNEY) is telling families to make a disaster plan so they can be ready for the next emergency. 

ARCNEY says plans should include designating elements such as a meeting place outside the home,  an out-of-area contact person and location where everyone can meet in case of a disaster.

"Disasters can strike at any time and being prepared is a family's best defense," said Colleen Dundas, ARCNENY Regional Preparedness Associate. "Making a plan is an important step in making sure all household members know what to do in an emergency."

Spencers: Theatre of Illusion comes to Proctors

SCHENECTADY - On Friday, October 19, Spencers: Theatre of Illusion, a concert for the senses comes to Proctors.

Kevin and Cindy Spencer star in this colossal, high-tech experience that combines drama, comedy, romance and suspense with elaborate stage illusions, dazzling special effects and magnificent set design.

Working with some of the leading innovators in the industry the show will bring you many original illusions you won't see anywhere else. 

Spencers: Theatre of Illusion is a family friendly show and tickets are on sale now.

Tickets may be purchased by calling, 518-346-6204, by CLICKING HERE, or by visiting the Box Office.