Albany History Race 2017

Quackenbush Square Albany 2016-OctoberThe Albany Public Library's Albany History Race returns Saturday, September 30. This year's race has a fire theme. Blurbage:

The Fourth Annual Albany History Race is an Amazing Race-style afternoon scavenger hunt for history experts, novices, and visitors interested in learning about Albany's past. The event is free and no prior knowledge is needed. This year, to support the efforts of the future Albany Firefighters Museum, Albany Public Library is partnering with Albany firefighter Tim Blaney and City Historian Tony Opalka, who are researching the history of the Albany Fire Department. All locations visited in the race will have connections to the fire department and historic Albany fires.

The race starts at 2 pm at the Albany Heritage Area Visitors Center (25 Quackenbush Square) this year, and ends at Albany Distilling's new tasting room (75 Livingston Ave). There will be prizes for the teams that finish with the fastest times.

It's free to participate, but your team has to pre-register. Details are at the link above.

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Comments

It would be really nice if people consulted a calendar before scheduling events like this.... I imagine a lot of Jewish folks who might have been interested in participating will not be, since it's Yom Kippur.

Diversity Calendar is a great resource.

http://www.diversitybestpractices.com/2017-diversity-holidays

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