We are sure that there are even more festivities (as not all have shared with us). Call your favorite Jewish institution/organization and check out its plans for noting the miracles.
THURSDAY, DEC. 19
Agudat Achim Chanukah Dinner, 6:15 p.m. Agudat Achim Synagogue, 2117 Union St., Schenectady. $18, $9 for kids. Hebrew school Chanukah programs. Homemade menorah contest. Res. by 12/ 16, Info.–Eddirector@agudatachim.org or 518-381-8983.
FRIDAY, DEC. 20
B.E. Chanukah Dinner/Service, 5:45 – 8:30 p.m. Beth Emeth 100 Academy Rd., Albany. Res. for brotherhood dinner, bethemethalbany.org. $18 adults; children free. 7:15 p.m. service to feature children/adult choirs. Info.– Deb Sokoler, firstname.lastname@example.org.
SUNDAY, DEC. 22
Superhero Extavaganza, 3-5 p.m. Bethlehem Chabad, 393 Delaware Ave. Delmar. Grand Menorah lighting, 4 Corners, Delmar. Chanukah and hero motif. Info.–https://bethlehemchabad.com/events/chanukah-extravaganza/.
Hanukkah Hoedown, Dinner, 5 p.m. Temple Gates of Heaven, 852 Ashmore Ave., Schenectady. $10, adults. $6, kids. Line dancing, music. Res. by 12/18. Info.– 518-374-8176.
Temple Israel Chanukah Extravaganza, 5-7 p.m. Temple Israel, 600 New Scotland Ave., Albany. Info.–518-438 -7858.
Chanukah Sky High, 3:30 p.m. Boscov’s Clifton Park, 22 Clifton Country Rd., Clifton Park. Free. Clifton Park Chabad family Chanukah programs, gelt, music, jumping, menorah. Info.–518-495-0772.
Beth El, Vt. Chanukah Party, 4-7 p.m. Temple Beth El, 107 Adams St., Bennington, Vt. Family activities. Res., Info.–442-9645, or email@example.com.
Temple Sinai Chanukah Potluck, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Temple Sinai, 509 Broadway, Saratoga Springs. Menorah, singing, stories. Info.– 518-584-8730, https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c084baaa62aa7fd0‐community.
Shaara Tfille Chanukah Celebration, 11 a.m. 84 Weibel Ave., Saratoga Springs. $10. Free for under 16. Sandy Schuman, storyteller, musician will entertain. Dairy lunch, latkes, menorah. Res., Info.–518-584-2370.
Chanukah Celebration In Wilton Mall, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Wilton Mall, 3065 NY 50, Saratoga Springs. Near Homegoods and JC Penney. Sean, “The Prankster,” a magician, Crazy Christine Balloons, a balloon twister, and Chanukah activity and food featured. Sponsored by Saratoga Chabad. Info.–518-526-0773.
MONDAY, DEC. 23
Maimonides Hebrew Day School Chanukah Auction/Dinner, 5-7 p.m. MHDS, 404 Partridge St. Albany. $25 per family. Raffles. Info.– 518-453-9363, www.maimonidesschool.org/auction.
Chanukah Wonderland, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Sussman Rm., Saratoga Library, 49 Henry St., Saratoga Springs. Chanukah activities. Sponsored by Saratoga Chabad, Info.–518-526-0773.
TUESDAY, DEC. 24
SJCC Latke Making Extravaganza, 11-noon. Schenectady Jewish Community Center, 2565 Balltown Rd. Info.–518-377-8803.
Beth Tephilah Chanukah Game Café, 7-9 p.m. Beth Tephilah Synagogue, 82 River St., Troy. $5. Board games, latkes, menorah, dreidle competition. For those over 10. Nightly through Dec. 26. Info.–518-894-3490.
Lights And Latkes, 6 p.m. Shabbos House, 320 Fuller Rd., Albany, Capital Chabad program. Info.–518-423-4103.
Car Menorah Parade, 11:30 a.m. Maimonides School, 404 Partridge St., Albany. Capital Chabad program. Info.–518-423-4103.
Baby Loves Chanukah, 10 a.m. Clifton Park Chabad, 495 Moe Rd., Clifton Park. For mothers, children (ages 0-3). Info.– 518-495-0779 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 25
Latke Palooza At Ohav Shalom, 5-7 p.m. Ohav Shalom Synagogue, 113 New Krumkill Rd. Albany. Chanukah celebration. Adm. Info.–518-489-4706, ext.10.
Family Chanukah Bowling, 5 p.m. Spare Time Bowling, 375 Troy Schenectady Rd., Latham. $12. Bowling and Chanukah activities. Colonie Chai Chabad program. Res., Info–518-368-7886.
Dreidels and Donuts Family Brunch, 11a.m.-1 p.m. Clifton Park Chabad, 495 Moe Rd., Clifton Park. Info.– 518-495-0772.
Beth Tephilah Chanukah Game Café, 7-9 p.m. Beth Tephilah Synagogue, 82 River St., Troy. $5. Board games, latkes, menorah, dreidle competition. For those over 10. Also 12/24, 26. Info.–518-894-3490.
Chinese Buffet And Movie, 5 p.m. Gates of Heaven, 852 Ashmore Ave., Schenectady. $18, 13 and up, $8 under. Movies will be free. Res.by 12/20, Info.–518-374-8173.
Saratoga Chanukah Game Day, Lunch, noon-2 p.m. Saratoga Chabad, 130 Circular St., Saratoga Springs. Chanukah activities and games. Info.–518-526-0773.
THURSDAY, DEC. 26
Center Square Minyan, 6 p.m. Trinity United Methodist Church, 235 Lark St., Albany. Chanukah Party. Entrance on Lancaster, Info.–email@example.com or 518-565-0474.
Beth Tephilah Chanukah Game Café, 7-9 p.m. Beth Tephilah Synagogue, 82 River St., Troy. $5. Board games, latkes, menorah, dreidle competition. For those over 10. Also 12/25, 24. Info.–518-894-3490.
Chanukah Story Hour, 1 p.m. Clifton Park Halfmoon Library, 495 Moe Rd., Clifton Park.
Dreidels and Donuts, 4 p.m. East Greenbush Library, 10 Community Way, East Greenbush. Capital Chabad program. Info.– 518-423-4103.
Chanukah Soiree, 7 p.m. The Argus Hotel, 8 Thurlow Terrace, Albany. For young professionals. Capital Chabad program. Info.– 518-423-4103.
FRIDAY, DEC. 27
SJCC Doughnut Bar, 10-noon Schenectady Jewish Community Center, 2565 Balltown Rd. Info.–518-377-8803.
Glens Falls Communal Shabbat Service, 6:15 Temple Beth El, 3 Marion Ave., Glens Falls. Info.–518-792-4945 or 518-792-4364.
SATURDAY, DEC. 28
Grand Chanukah Celebration, 7-8:30 p.m. Colonie Center, Center Court. Free. Featuring Chanukah songs with Malcolm Kogat and Marty Wigler. Chanukah activities for kids, and treats for all. Menorah lighting. Info.–518-368- 7886.
Chanukah Mystery Buffet Dinner, 7-9 p.m. Beth Tephilah Synagogue, 82 River St., Troy. $5. Latkes, menorah, dreidle competition. Based on Troy history. For those over 12. Res., Info.–518-894-3490.
Shaaray Tefila Chanukah Party, 5:30 p.m. Shaaray Tefila, 68 Bay St., Glens Falls. Free. Havdalah, menorah, jokes, games. Info.–518-792-4945.