Center for Creative Retirement

We offer more educational and fun classes, trips and workshops to keep you actively engaged.

How to Register

  • Register online by selecting "Add to Cart" on the desired course(s) and select "Cart" at the bottom of the page when you are ready to process your registration.
    • The “Seats Left” information is updated every half hour and when you checkout.
  • Other registration options are available.

Courses

Historic Albany Food Tour

A walking food tour is a progressive meal with a side of history. Taste Albany’s rapidly evolving culinary scene by exploring the “food print” of this 400+ year old city on the west bank of the Hudson River. Over the course of three hours and approximately 1.5 miles, you will enjoy 6-7 tastes and sips from 4-5 different, small independent restaurants. You will have enjoyed a full meal by the time the tour is over. This is a delicious way to kick off your weekend fun.  Course fee includes a $79 materials fee.

All students must provide proof of vaccination and boosters or a negative COVID PCR test taken within 72 hours of the event, directly to Amy Koren-Roth. Students must have a mask with them and use it when required. Each student must provide an email and cell phone number to the instructor.

• Students must bring a water bottle with them.

• All students must be able to walk 1.5 miles and stand for 5-10 minutes at a time.

Each student must provide answers to the following questions:

• Are you vegetarian? Vegan? Gluten free? Dairy free?

• Do you drink alcohol? Must be 21 years old to be served alcohol.

Your email will be provided to the instructor to follow-up regarding dietary restrictions and vaccine status.

Course begins at Albany Visitor's Center, 25 Quackenbush Square

Amy Koren-Roth, Instructor

Historic Albany Food Tour
Schedule Section Seats Left Cost Register
Friday, 7/1
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
ZCCR-543 700 0 seats left $89Section Full

Call to be added to wait list

Taste of Troy Food Tour

Discover why Troy is a foodie destination. This 200+ year old city provides a very walkable way to experience the vibrant culinary scene surrounding Troy’s year-round farmer’s market. Our tour is a buffet of seven tastes (bites and sips) from four different small independent restaurants and some tastes from farmer’s market vendors, which will add up to a complete meal with a side of history over the course of three hours. We will walk about 1.5 miles, with tastings lasting 15-20 minutes each. Course fee includes a $75 materials fee.

All students must provide proof of vaccination and boosters or a negative COVID PCR test taken within 72 hours of the event, directly to Amy Koren-Roth. Students must have a mask with them and use it when required. Each student must provide an email and cell phone number to the instructor.

• Students must bring a water bottle with them.

• All students must be able to walk 1.5 miles and stand for 5-10 minutes at a time.

Each student must provide answers to the following questions:

• Are you vegetarian? Vegan? Gluten free? Dairy free?

• Do you drink alcohol? Must be 21 years old to be served alcohol.

Your email will be provided to the instructor to follow-up regarding dietary restrictions and vaccine status.

Course begins at DeFazio's Pizza, 266 Fourth Street (Must arrive 10 minutes prior to the start of the tour)

Amy Koren-Roth, Instructor

Taste of Troy Food Tour
Schedule Section Seats Left Cost Register
Saturday, 7/2
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
ZCCR-491 700 0 seats left $85Section Full

Call to be added to wait list

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Get in Touch

Community and Professional Education

Brahan Hall, Room 033

Fax: (518) 629-8103

Regular Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Summer Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
(excluding college holidays and vacations)