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Community Announcements

The district is a central hub of activity in the community, particularly as it relates to educational and recreational opportunities available to children. This page is used to share information about programs supported by the district, non-profits, government agencies and other organizations that support our students. For more information about the activities and organizations listed below, please use the contact information provided with each entry. If you have a community announcement you would like posted, please email Please allow two to three weeks lead time in sending to make sure it gets posted/distributed in a timely manner.

Albany County Dept. of Recreation Youth Basketball Clinic

When: February 17-19, 2020

Village of Colonie Recreation Center – 3 Thunder Road, Colonie

  • 6-7:30 p.m. for 5-10 year olds
    **Registration for ages 5-10 is filled**
  • 7:30-9 p.m. for 11-17 year olds

Cost: Free!

To register or for more information visit, call (518) 655-7948 or email (Online registration is required)

Albany County Dept. of Recreation Winter Festival

When: February 22, 2020
Time: 10 a.m.- 3 p.m.
Where: Lawson Lake County Park – 293 Lawson Lake Rd. Feura Bush, NY 12067

Activities include: ice skating, ice fishing, snowmobiling, snowshoe hikes, face painting, camp fire, s’mores and hot chocolate! Cross country skis and snow shoes will also be available to use!

Calvary Methodist Preschool

Contact: Kari Planz,

2020-21 Classes and Tuition Rates

  • 3 year old, 2 days- Tues./Thurs. $190/month
  • 3 year old, 3 days- Mon./Wed./Fri. $225/month
  • 4 year old, 3 days- Mon./Wed./Fri. $225/month
  • 4 year old, 5 days- Mon.-Fri. $275/month

Optional programs:

  • Summer camp runs 6 weeks, Mon-Fri 9-12
  • 5 week Extended day sessions to help further prepare for Kindergarten

*Students must meet the age requirement for each class by December 1, 2019. This follows North Colonie regulations.

*$50 registration fee and June 2021 tuition (one month tuition) is due upon registration in order to secure your child’s spot in the class. First month’s tuition should be mailed directly to Calvary Methodist 15 Ridge Pl. Latham, NY 12110 by Sept. 1, 2020.

Calvary United Methodist Preschool Summer Camp 2020

Open to ALL children that have completed a three year old program, up through children that have completed kindergarten. With permission, younger children may attend 3 days a week for $75.

  • Cost: $120/week or 10% discount for 3+ weeks
  • Time: 9 a.m.- 12 p.m.
  • Registration due by April 12

For a small fee of $25/week, we are offering an optional math and reading tutoring group for 4-6 year olds.

For more info, please email us at or call (518) 785-5142 or visit our website