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Friday, April 28

Concert by Skidmore Small Jazz Ensembles

Zankel Music Center, Skidmore College Campus, 7 p.m.

For more information call 518-580-5321 or go to www.skidmore.edu/zankel.  

Saturday, April 29

Spring Kids Bike Giveaway

Bikeatoga Workshop, 241 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. 

The bike giveaway is sponsored by Bikeatoga, which is located in the basement of The Church of St. Peter.  Receive a refurbished bike and helmet, by appointment only. Call 518-290-0065 to schedule an appointment.

Annual Hubbard Hall Perennial Sale

Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main St., Cambridge, 9 a.m.

If you’d like to support Hubbard Hall and give/get some great perennials for your garden, come for our annual perennials sale.  Bring freshly dug perennials to donate and begin your shopping at 7 a.m., otherwise stop by and begin shopping at 9 a.m. 

Spring into Health Day

The Children’s Museum at Saratoga, 69 Caroline St., Saratoga Springs, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

 Help kids stay healthy, safe and strong at a free day of fun and information. Events include youth vision screening, how loud is too loud - bring your iPod or listening device to test, healthy eating demonstrations and samples,  child seat inspections, and meet a pup in-training to be a guide dog. Reservations for vision screening are appreciated. For more information and to make your vision screening reservation, contact David Lotto 518-584-5440, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Sasha’s Run Along the Hudson 5K Run/Walk

Tallmadge Park, Mechanicville, 10 a.m. 

Sasha’s Run was named after Sasha Hudson White, a beautiful baby boy from Mechanicville, who suddenly passed away on Christmas Eve at only 24 days old. To honor Sasha 100% of proceeds will benefit Ronald McDonald House in Albany. Participants can register at http://sashasrun.com/. There will also be onsite registration available on the day of the event. For more information contact Olya Prevo‑White at 518-728-7707, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 

Arthritis Care Seminar

Saratoga Eagles Aerie No. 2586, 373 Crescent Ave., Saratoga Springs. 1 p.m.

Organized and hosted by the Fraternal Order of Eagles.  Everyone is welcome. Dr. Martin S. Farber, MD will be sharing current information in rheumatology and how to deal with arthritis. Doors open at noon. A light lunch will be served. Please RSVP to Don Yanchunis 518-587-6731. 

Fighting for Mya Fundraiser

American Legion Post 234, 23 Pleasant St., Ballston Spa, 2 p.m.

The fundraiser is being held for Mya, a 15-year-old sophomore, who was recently diagnosed with stage 4 Hodgkin’s Lymphoma.  This benefit is to help raise money for her parents to pay off the medical bills. The price of tickets are $20 (ages 12 and up) included in the price; BBQ chicken dinner, hamburgers and hotdogs available for purchase for children.  There will be raffles, a 50/50 drawing and a live auction.  All support will be greatly appreciated. 

Goods and Services Auction 

Universalist Unitarian Congregation, 426 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 7 - 9:30 p.m.

There will be a wide variety of items at the “Sweet Life” Silent and Live Auction. Refreshments will be available for purchase. This event is free to attend.  Registration encouraged. Please contact by email, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  

Sunday, April 30

Cymbeline

National Museum of Dance, Riggi Theater, 99 S. Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 3 p.m.

Adirondack Shakespeare Company will once again take the stage for the production of Cymbeline. Tickets are $20 per for adults, $17 for students/seniors/veterans and children 12 and under are free of charge.  For more information and to purchase tickets, visit https://adkshakes.ticketleap.com/.  

Zero K Run 

Recovery Sports Grill, Malta, 4 – 8 p.m. 

Zero K Run promises all of the fun without the run to support the fight against cancer. Raise money for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Registration is open at www.zero-k.org.   Registration is $30 where participants get a 0.0 K sticker for their car and a complimentary beer at the after-run party. Both runners and walkers are welcome.

Concert by Skidmore College Orchestra

Zankel Music Center, Skidmore College Campus, Saratoga Springs, 4 p.m.

$8 adults, $5 senior citizens and Skidmore community, free for students and children

For ticket information call 518-580-5321 or go to www.skidmore.edu/zankel

Pre-Derby Fundraising Party

Gideon Putnam Hotel, 24 Gideon Putnam Rd., Saratoga Springs, 5 – 8 p.m.

 Help to sponsor horses, health and making history to benefit The Learning League and Project Transition for Veterans year-round at local venues through the use of proven sports therapies and technologies concerning spinal cord injuries and PTSD. Co-sponsors: Jack Knowlton, Saratoga Stables and Bill Yaiser, Second Chance Sports and The Learning League. For more information call 518-491-0556. 

Monday, May 1

Saratoga Retired Teachers Meeting

Longfellows Restaurant, 500 Union Ave., Saratoga Springs, Noon

Prospective members, please call 518-587-5356 for membership information and luncheon reservations.

Wilton Democratic Committee Meeting

Ace Hardware Conference Room, 55 Northern Pines Rd. Gansevoort, 6:45 p.m.

All are welcome. For more information call Pat 917-282-5297

Tuesday, May 2

The Catholic Daughters of the Americas

 Knights of Columbus Hall, 50 Pine Road, Saratoga Springs, 6:30 p.m.

Members will gather at 6 p.m. for refreshments and social time. The Education Award winners will be recognized. New members welcome. For more information contact Regent Aileen Thomas at 518-583-2905.

Wednesday, May 3

Guided Mindful Meditation

Saratoga Springs Public Library, Susman Room, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.

Take a break from the daily grind and clear your mind with guided Mindful Meditation led by professionals from One Roof Holistic Health Center. Free and open to the public. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call 518-584-7860 ext. 205.

Old Saratoga Seniors Meeting

Town Hall, 35 Spring St., Schuylerville, Noon

 It will be a casserole luncheon.  Please bring a dish to share.  Money is due for the birthday luncheon in June.  Contact Pat with questions at 518-331-2978.  New members welcome.

Concerned About Paying for College?

Saratoga Springs Public Library, Glasby Room, 1 – 2 p.m.

Join us for an informal meeting any first Wednesday of the month  to discuss different options to pay for college education.  Receive $1000 credit towards your personal Scholars Tuition Rewards* program for attending.  *As recognized by U.S. News and World Report. (7 Ways to Save for Children’s Education- Sept 2014)  Sponsored by, the Vermont Foundation. 

Poetry Reading

Caffè Lena, 47 Phila St., Saratoga Springs, 7 p.m.

Poetry readings by Kate McNairy and Bernadette Mayer. An open reading will follow. Doors open for sign-ups at 7p.m. and the readings will start at 7:30 p.m. The host for the event will be Carol Graser and the cost is $5, free for students.  518-583-0022, www.caffelena.org. 

Thursday, May 4

Korean War Veterans’ Association Meeting

VFW Home, Veterans Way, Saratoga Springs, 1:30 p.m.

Veterans, who served anywhere during the Korean Conflict or in Korea at any time, are eligible to attend, as are spouses, widows, friends and relatives.  For application or more information contact Comm. Roger Calkins at 518-584-3037.

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