Summer Reading
Summertime is fun time for readers of all ages! Visit your local library to browse for summer reading-related materials and register for the "Fizz Boom Read" summer reading program. Join in the fun of Summer Reading at your local library.

American Cancer Society
Capital Region residents can participate in a unique, nationwide cancer prevention research study sponsored by the American Cancer Society (ACS). Men and women between the ages of 30 and 65 who have never been diagnosed with cancer (not including basal or squamous cell skin cancer) are eligible to enroll: www.cps3schenectady.org.

Dudley Observatory
Chartered by the State of New York in 1852, the Dudley Observatory is the oldest independent organization in the country supporting research and education in astronomy and the history of astronomy.
Invention Convention
Invention Convention is an annual New York statewide invention education program for public and private school students. The goal is to stimulate the development of students' creativity and imaginations, thereby building a new generation of American inventors.
Say Schenectady
Schenectady County offers first class hotel rooms and accommodations, along with an exciting array of attractions. The Chamber of Schenectady also maintains the first-rate Say Schenectady calendar of events.
Schenectady Museum Amateur Radio Association
SMARA (the Schenectady Museum Amateur Radio Association) operates a complete amateur radio station at the museum under the callsign "W2IR" using radio facilities located in the Schenectady Museum.
Tech Valley
New York's Tech Valley - a region that stretches from the Canadian border near Montreal to just north of New York City - is brimming with opportunity and excitement.