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Saturday, March 24 at 1 p.m.
Capital District Genealogical Society: Spring Bonnets and Strong Minded Women, The Life and Times of Cynthia Van Name Hicks Leonard.
Cynthia Van Name Hicks Leonard was born in Buffalo in 1829. She was a social reformer, suffragist, author, wife of a newspaper publisher, stage mom to Lillian Russell, and ran for mayor of New York City in 1888.
Her daughter, Hattie Leonard Colburn, lived in Schenectady and was one of the founders of the Schenectady County Historical Society and the local Daughters of the American revolution chapter.
Presented by Darlene and Fred Lee.
Monday, March 26
at 2 p.m.
Movie Monday: “The Mountain Between Us”
Catch “The Mountain Between Us” on the big screen. Stranded after a tragic plane crash, two strangers must forge a connection to survive the extreme elements of a remote snow-covered mountain. When they realize help is not coming, they embark on a perilous journey across the wilderness.
Starring Idris Elba, Kate Winslet, and Beau Bridges. Rated: PG-13. Runtime: 1 hour, 52minutes. Registration is required: online or call (518) 810-0314.
Monday, March 26 at 6:30 p.m.
Social Media Sampler
Come take a guided tour of the most popular social media sites and apps and dig into the weird world of Internet culture. From SnapChat to Instagram, Facebook to Pinterest, learn each app’s claim to fame, and why you might (or might not) want to use it. Registration is required: online or call 518-810-0314.