5 Things to Know in Troy This Week (2/11/19)

There’s never a boring moment in Troy. Every week brings new and exciting adventures, performances, and activities to fill your social calendar and take advantage of all the city has to offer. Take a look at five of the top events in Troy this week! 

Paint, Sip, Eat! GALentine’s Day Party

Stressing about not having a date for Valentine’s Day? Celebrate Galentine’s Day instead! This epic V-day party is hosted by Canvas, Corks, and Forks, and provides the only date you need this Valentine’s Day. You’ll paint your own masterpiece, dig into their boozy ice cream or sorbet, and fill up on their mac and cheese bar that will send you straight to foodie heaven. If you miss this party, they’re also hosting a variety of other Valentine’s Day-themed events for singles and couples alike. 

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Science Story Time at the Children's Museum of Science and Technology

Troy’s Children’s Museum of Science and Technology hosts their weekly Wednesday story time, starting at 11 a.m. This week’s story relates to the monthly theme of colors and shapes and includes a hands-on activity to get kids engaged. Story time is included with museum admission.

Sensory Play Thursday at the Children's Museum of Science and Technology

Also this week at the Children’s Museum of Science and Technology is the weekly Sensory Play Thursday. This program stimulates young minds and introduces them to how the world works. There are weekly hands-on sensory activities that engage the senses while helping children to foster social skills. This event is ideal for children ages 2-6 and is included in your museum admission.

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Make It and Taste It Cooking Class

What better way to spend Valentine’s Day that preparing a romantic gourmet dinner for two? Chef Michael at Stoneledge Terrace is hosting a hands-on cooking class on Thursday, Feb. 14. This class covers three courses with a focus on technique and basic culinary concepts. The cost is $35 per person and advanced registration is recommended. If you can’t make Thursday’s class, you’ll have two other chances this week to brush up on your cooking skills.

Sound Bath for Restful Rejuvenation at Lotus Wellness Studio

Indulge your senses in this relaxing experience! Lotus Wellness Studio is hosting a one of a kind musical journey featuring sound bowls and gongs that will whisk you away into serenity. Mugwort tea, lavender essential oil, eye masks, and other comforts melt your stresses so you can experience total respite. The cost is $20 in advance or at the door.

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