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Paint Class: Van Gogh’s Crazy Trees
Feb. 25, 2017 — 10am - 1pm

This 3 hour class is perfect for aspiring artists looking for a structured class with emphasis on color values, perspective, line and composition techniques using acrylic paints on stretched canvas. It is also perfect for beginners because class is small, relaxed and fun! Coffee, juices and bakery goods from the famed Schuyler Bakery, Watervliet are provided. No prior experience is necessary. Class size is limited. Paint club participants put their own spin and apply their own style. You have full creative control over your own canvas. Painting is very therapeutic! *Price for this class is $45 for a larger canvas. Canvas, paints (acrylic & oil), brushes and three hours of professional instruction is included. Class is held at The Living Room Art Gallery at St. Agnes Cemetery, 48 Cemetery Ave. Menands. Call Kelly at 463-0134 or email KellyAnn.Grimaldi@rcda.org to register. February 25- 10 AM – 1 PM: Van Gogh’s Crazy Trees $45 (3 hrs./larger canvas) March 10 - 10 AM – Noon: Daffodils Defying Winter March 24 - 10 AM – Noon: Pair of Sheep in a Clover Field March 31 - 10 AM – Noon: Tulips in a Bunch Read More

Dustin Mele Memorial Concert
Mar. 04, 2017 — 6pm - 11:30pm

This is a fundraiser that is near and dear to one of our staff. We hope you will consider attending! Proceeds benefit American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, Lansingburgh Boys & Girls Club, and Companion Animal Placement Program (CAPP). Live music by: Emerald City Band Ernie Williams Tribute Band with Jeremy Walz Off The Record Trio featuring Bill Harrison Tony Perrino's Killer B with Pete Sweeney, Lucas Ruedy, Matt Hatfield, Tom Murphy, Trish Anderson, Dave Max, Chris Busone, Todd Hanhurst, Kenny Hohman & Lori Friday Kyle Bourgault Band Matt Mirable Band with Frank Daley This year’s concert will also feature a 50/50 raffle. Memorial Concert proceeds will go towards AFSP's annual Capital Region Walk for R.I.T.A., which is the leading fundraiser for AFSP's suicide prevention initiatives in this area; as well as Lansingburgh Boys & Girls Club, and Companion Animal Placement Program (CAPP), all in memory of Dustin. Event Facebook page (which has information on how to donate online): https://www.facebook.com/DustinMeleMemorial/ Read More

Spring Memorial Mass- Most Holy Redeemer
Mar. 11, 2017 — 9am - 10am

Spring Memorial Mass in the Community Mausoleum at Most Holy Redeemer Cemetery, 2501 Troy Rd. Niskayuna. We hope you will join us! Read More

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2017 Memorial Masses

9:00 am in the Community Mausoleum Chapels

St. Agnes Cemetery- Menands, NY
Sat. March 18th     Sat. September 9th
Sat. June 24th       Sat. December 9th

St. Mary’s Cemetery- Troy, NY
Sat. April 8th        Sat. September 16th
Sat. June 17th       Sat. December 2nd

Most Holy Redeemer Cemetery- Niskayuna, NY
Sat. March 11th        Sat. September 16th
Sat. June 3rd       Sat. December 2nd

Annual Diocesan Memorial Day Mass
Our Lady of Angels Cemetery- Colonie, NY
10 am on Monday, May 29th


Art Classes & Gallery Events 

The Living Room Art Gallery was established in 2013 for the purpose of supporting talented local artists. A new exhibit is featured every 60 days. 

The Living Room Art Gallery is a peaceful place where the creative spirit is encouraged to blossom.

A variety of art classes, workshops and lectures are offered year round...  

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