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2018 Pine Bush Per ... 11/20/18

On Nov 30, 2018 from 6pm to 7:30pm we will host the unveiling of our 5th juried photo exhibit, celebrating the uniqueness and diversity of the Albany Pine Bush Preserve.

Night at the Disco ... 11/5/18

We will host Night at the DC on Tues Nov 20, 2018, 4pm – 7pm. Visitors are invited to stop by the Discovery Center after normal business hours to play games, go on a moonlit walk and see the exhibits come to life.

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Friends Volunteer Opportunities

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Become Best Friends!

The Friends of The Pine Bush Community offers and provides fun and engaging volunteer opportunities to its membership. And, lucky you, there are currently two categories that would benefit from your involvement:

Community Outreach

Members are needed to help staff information tables throughout the Capital District. Members on this committee should have good interpersonal skills and a positive, enthusiastic attitude and be able to effectively communicate with people of all ages. Training will be provided and members are asked to assist with 4 – 6 events per year.

Special Events

Assistance is needed with a variety of special events that take place throughout the year. The events include: silent auctions, photo exhibits, Lupine Fest, special donor events as well as other entertaining activities. Members should be able to communicate effectively and work well within a team dynamic. Members are asked to assist with the planning, set up and implementation of 3 events per year.

Contact us

If you are interested in joining us in the above activities please call us at 518-690-2764 or send us an email at