Things To Do In Albany

Admission for One, Two, or Four to the Nightmare on Pearl Bar Crawl on Wednesday, October 29 (Up to 51% Off)

The Sip Event

Downtown

Participants put on costumes and visit several pubs for wine, beer, and mixed-drink tastings during a Halloween-themed bar crawl

$25 $13

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$15 for a Ghost Tour from Ghosts of Albany ($30 Value)

Ghosts of Albany

Albany

Tour guides lead 90-minute strolls through haunted locales and tell tales of scandal interwoven with historical facts

$30 $15

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Lisa Williams at The Egg Theatre on Saturday, November 15, at 8 p.m. (Up to 40% Off)

Mills Entertainment

The Egg Theatre

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Psychic medium with two books and two Lifetime TV programs under her belt connects audience members with late loved ones

$41.50 $25

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One or Three Months of Beginner Dance Classes at Lorraine-Michaels Dance Centre (Up to 53% Off)

Lorraine-Michaels Dance Centre

Colonie

Skilled instructors lead students through ballroom, salsa, flamenco, hip-hop, breakdancing, belly dance, and kickboxing

$60 $32

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Five Boot-Camp Classes or One Month of Unlimited Fitness Classes at Full Circle Fitness - NY (Up to 81% Off)

Full Circle Fitness - NY

Multiple Locations

Certified trainers lead clients of all shapes, sizes, and fitness levels through boot camps and classes such as Fun, Fit & Flab-U-Less

$75 $19

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3 Months of Unlimited Kids' Martial Arts Classes at Upstate Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (59% Off)

Upstate Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Albany

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$300 $123

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Haunted-History Walking Tour for Two or Four with Ghost-Hunting Equipment from Spirit Expeditions (50% Off)

Spirit Expeditions

Multiple Locations

A two-hour walking tour covers most haunted areas and allows guests to conduct their own paranormal investigation

$50 $25

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One Month of Boxing with Wraps or Two Introductory Boxing Classes with Wraps at Schott's Boxing (56% Off)

Schott's Boxing

Albany

Boxing classes designed to simulate the physical challenge of a real 12-round match

$112 $49

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Bowling Outing for 4 or 8 with Shoe Rental, Pizzas & Soda at Sunset Recreation Bowling Lanes (Up to 56% Off)

Sunset Recreation Bowling Lanes

Colonie

Bowling games and rental shoes on self-scoring lanes with cheesy pizzas and choice of soda

$63.15 $29

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$66 for $120 Worth of Boot Camp at Brass Knuckle Boot Camp

Brass Knuckle Boot Camp

Delmar

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$120 $66

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$10 for $20 or $20 for $40 Worth of Pub and Italian Cuisine at Maggie's Sports Bar & Café

Maggie's Sports Bar & Café

Campus Area

Friendly sports-bar atmosphere quells hunger with hearty burgers and saucy Italian pastas served alongside beer, karaoke, and live bands

$20 $10

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Beer Brewing 101 Class for One, Two, or Four at Homebrew Emporium (Up to 59% Off)

Homebrew Emporium

North Greenbush

Learn how to perfect a home-brewed beer and prepare bottles and kegs

$40 $19

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Four Personal Training Sessions at Albany Movement & Fitness (65% Off)

Albany Movement & Fitness

Albany

30-minute custom training sessions based on your personal goals and information from your free consult and assessment.

$230 $81

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120 Minutes of Trampoline-Park Open-Jump Time at ClubLife SportsZone (44% Off)

Clublife Health & Fitness

Kinderhook

Bounce off the walls for a fun experience and a great workout

$25 $14

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5 or 10 Group Fitness Classes at The Court Club (Up to 59% Off)

The Court Club

Colonie

Classes such as Cardio Boxing, Bodypump, Pilates, and Zumba keep students fit and energized

$60 $29

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Three Fitness Classes from Alabny Complementary Health (65% Off)

Alabny Complementary Health

Westmere

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$60 $21

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Three or Five Semiprivate or Private Pilates Lessons at Pilates Place of NY, LLC. (Up to 74% Off)

Pilates Place of NY, LLC.

Valatie

Dynamic Pilates movements help elongate the muscles and boost stamina, strength, and flexibility

$105 $29

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Presale: Harlem Globetrotters Game at Times Union Center on Sunday, February 1, 2015 (Up to 40% Off)

Harlem Globetrotters

Times Union Center

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Ball-spinning antics abound as this world-famous exhibition basketball team dazzles in a comic and athletic performance

$74.80 $45

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Italian Bad Boyz of Comedy at The Egg on October 16 at 7:30 p.m. (Up to 46% Off)

Italian Bad Boyz of Comedy

The Egg

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Candidly hilarious, no-holds-barred glimpses at the lives of Sam Fedele, Frank Santorelli, Vic Dibietto, and Freddy Proia

$56 $30

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Since 1981, Lorraine-Michaels Dance Centre's cast of passionate instructors has been helping students of all ages and abilities confidently express themselves through the art of dance. They lead these students through sashays, shimmies, and kicks with an exhaustive roster of dance and fitness classes that ranges from ballroom dancing to Hip Hop to kickboxing. During dance classes, they teach students to perform fundamental moves with confidence and musicality, covering a variety styles—including the Argentine tango, waltz, swing, and salsa—tending to bites from the dancing bug or disgruntled dance partners. They motivate students into performance shape in dance-inspired fitness classes such as Zumba, a regimen of easy-to-follow dance moves set to high-energy Latin tunes. In kickboxing sweat sessions, they inspire students to kick and punch their way toward their fitness goals, effectively toning muscles and scaring away the ghosts of gladiators past, while pole dancing classes build strength and teach students how to spin and climb.

69 Fuller Rd
Albany,
NY
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Former college-football player Michael Reeves draws on his years of training and a degree in physical education as president of and a personal trainer at Top Form, a gym and field house. Whether training teams of young athletes or adults looking to get into shape, he blends his academic and practical experience to leave clients with a mental cache of exercises and routines. During personal-training sessions for individuals or groups, Reeves’ cadre of instructors uses muscle-isolating equipment such as stability balls, free weights, and medicine balls to shape cores or kick off impromptu games of dodge ball. On the artificial turf of an indoor field, athletes perform functional-movement drills while pulling weight sleds.

Reeves' wife and the gym’s vice president, Jen, leads mothers with newborns and toddlers through yoga-inspired workout classes. Little ones lie down or break dance on mats during the stretch and light-weight session as parents and progeny bond.

81 Miller Rd
Castleton On Hudson,
NY
US

Since first enchanting moviegoers with a screening of The Desert Song on May 30, 1929, Madison Theater continues to treat attendees to the latest cinematic offerings. Designed by acclaimed American theater architect Thomas White Lamb, Madison Theater remained a single-screen establishment until 1994, and now projects motion pictures on seven screens, playing Hollywood features alongside films from local and independent moviemakers. As cinematic stories unfold before their eyes, visitors can scarf down handfuls of daily made, cholesterol- and trans-fat-free popcorn. Snackers seeking richer treats can request kernels slathered in canola oil or drenched in a soy-based buttery topping, which concessions employees also insert in the middle of the corn for lasting buttery taste and protection from the beaks of butter-syphoning hawks.

1040 Madison Ave
Albany,
NY
US

Putt-putting through a pirate ship might normally result in the putter walking the plank. Not so at FunPlex Fun Park, where on the 18-hole mini-golf course, players navigate ocean-themed greens populated by alligators, a lighthouse, and one grounded speedboat. Thirteen attractions, including a bounce house and bumper boats, promise diversion for kids of almost any age. Go-karts spin around an eighth-mile track at up to 20 miles per hour, and kids aged 3?10 zip around at 6 miles per hour on the mini go-kart track. In Captain Hook's House of Fun, kids clamber inside the tunnels of a multilevel play structure, descending tube slides and diving into a pit filled with plastic balls, more fun than the ones at school that are filled with homework.

589 Columbia Tpke
East Greenbush,
NY
US

At the eba Center for Dance and Fitness, the world of West Side Story coexists with the folklore of Tahiti and the fluid performance art of Isadora Duncan. That's because the class catalogue is both sprawling and diverse, accommodating guests of all ages and abilities. Move Your Body classes, for example, cater to students 50 and older with a restorative and rhythmic workout, while ballet and modern hip-hop fusion courses hone in on specific styles. Some classes, like Pilates and yoga, focus on developing muscle and flexibility. Others, like Ballet Workout, gracefully combine dance and fitness aspects without having students do the Macarena on a treadmill.

351 Hudson Ave
Albany,
NY
US

Named for the Massry family, whose contributions to The College of Saint Rose helped propel the construction of the arts emporium, the Massry Center for the Arts furthers community appreciation for the arts through performances and events. Music-education classrooms and rehearsal rooms beckon fledgling performers to further their sonic craft, whereas a gallery and a recital hall allow artists to showcase their paintings or beat-boxed readings of the Constitution. The entire environmentally friendly center adheres to green standards, with a geothermal system for heating and cooling, wind-powered electricity, and hardwood floors made of American cherry wood culled from tree farms.

432 Western Avenue
Albany,
NY
US