Free Trunk or Treat at Colonie Center

Colonie Center is hosting a Trunk or Treat on October 31, 2019  from 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Join them for their Candy Crazed Event where Denooyer Chevrolet is loading their trunks full of candy for the kids!


Halloween Cookie Decorating at Bountiful Bread

Bountiful Bread in Stuyvesant Plaza is hosting a KID’S HALLOWEEN COOKIE DECORATING EVENT on Sunday, October 27th from 9 AM to 2 PM.

Call 518-438-3540 to reserve your child’s spot. $5 per child and parents/guardians will receive 10% off their order during the event.

Halloween Event and

Colonie Center’s annual Halloween Creepy Craze event will be Saturday, October 26, 2019 from 11:00 am – 12:30 pm


  • Costume Catwalk Contest
  • Monster Mash Dance Party
  • Face painting
  • Crafts
  • Giveaways and more!

In order to participate in our Costume Catwalk Contest, you MUST register HERE ahead of time. Please register each participant SEPARATELY, using the PARTICIPANT’S name. Prizes will be given.


10:45 – 11:15 – Check-in

11:15 – 11:30 – Infant-3yrs

11:30  – 11:45 – 4-6yrs

11:45 – 12:00 – 7-10yrs

12:00 – 12:15 – 11yrs+

Winners will be announced after each category.


Halloween Boo Fest at Colonie Center

Colonie Center is hosting a Boo Fest Sunday, October 20, 2019 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm.

Join WMHT and Colonie Center for Boo Fest featuring Curious George, crafts and MORE! Starts in the Center Court at noon!

Harry Potter Family Fun Day October 20th!

The Palace Theater is hosting another Family Fun Day! This one is a Harry Potter theme! The event is Sunday, October 20th at 1:00 PM. Doors open at noon for fun (including goody bags and a costume contest!) and games and children under 12 get free popcorn.

The event is presented by CDPHP and sponsored by Stewart’s. Tickets are only $5 each and can be purchased HERE.

Courtesy of the Palace, I have a family 4-pack of tickets to give away to one lucky reader! To enter, post a comment below saying “pick me!” Winner will be randomly selected on 10/17 and notified via email. Good luck!

A Magical Cirque Christmas Discount Code!


A Magical Cirque Christmas is coming to the Palace Theater on November 25, 2019 for one show only at 7 PM! My family and I saw the Cirque holiday show last year at the Palace and it was amazing! Both kids and adults loved it!

The producers of Broadway’s smash hit “The Illusionists” have brought together the world’s greatest entertainers for a spell-binding and incredible new holiday production – A Magical Cirque Christmas! Experience the magic of Christmas with dazzling performers and breathtaking cirque artists from all corners of the world, accompanied by your favorite holiday music performed live. Get into the spirit of the season with this merry treat that’s perfect for the entire family!

I have a special discount code for my readers good only this week to save $10 off select seats (all floor and LOGE seats, except first 15 rows)!

Starting at 10 AM today, use the code FIND at checkout to receive $10 off each ticket! Offer expires Friday (9/27 at 10 PM).

Click HERE to purchase tickets and don’t forget to enter the coupon code FIND at checkout for the discount!


Pass It On Sale Fall 2019 Sale- Early Entry Pass Giveaway!

The Pass It On fall sale is coming soon! The Pass it On sale will be held at the Halfmoon Sports Plex in less than 2 weeks! Public sale dates are Saturday-Sunday, October 5-6, 2019.

The Pass It On sale is loaded with thousands of gently used and new items for sale for babies through teens at deeply discounted prices. On Sunday, most items are reduced to half price!

Find Halloween costumes and winter gear at this sale as well as tons of toys, DVDs, sports gear and more!

The best selection is, of course, available before the doors open to the public so I have partnered with the sale organizers to give away 5 giveaway pre-sale passes for Friday, October 4th @ 5:00 PM! 5 lucky readers will receive a pass to shop with a friend on Friday evening before the public!

To enter to win, comment below with “pick me!” Winners will be randomly selected and notified via email on 9/27. (Please include your full name to be eligible for the pass!)

$15 Hannaford To Go Coupon


Find a coupon in today’s Times Union on page A18 for $15 off a $50 Hannaford To Go order!

Free Museum Day Today- September 21st

Today, September 21, 2019, is free museum day sponsored by the Smithsonian Magazine. Lots of museums are allowing free entry for up to 2 people when you get your tickets HERE.

In the Capital Region, there are several to choose from including the USS Slater, CMOST, Albany Institute of History & Art and MiSci. Search for participating museums HERE.

Meet and Greet Event with Rachael Ray in Saratoga: October 17th

Here is a fun upcoming event if you are a fan of Rachael Ray! Northshire Bookstore, located at 424 Broadway in Saratoga Springs, is hosting a meet and greet with Rachael Ray on Thursday, October 17 at 5 PM. The meet & greet and photo opportunity with Rachael Ray celebrates the release of her new book Rachael Ray 50: Memories and Meals from a Sweet and Savory Life.

Tickets are required for this event and space is limited. Tickets are $34.24 and include one pre-signed hardcover copy of Rachael Ray 50 plus admission for one to the meet & greet line. (The ticket price is the cost of the book plus sales tax.) Tickets and more information can be found HERE.