Friday, June 2
Indoor Yard and Bake Sale
Malta Ridge United Methodist Church, 729 Malta Avenue Extension,Malta Ridge. 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
An ala carte lunch, featuring hot dogs, Nellie’s beans, chips and a beverage will be available from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday only. For additional information or directions please call the Church at 518-581-0210.
Story time with Special Guest Star
Northshire Bookstore, 424 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 10:30 a.m.
Explore the world of classical music through some cherished picture books that are sure to spark the creative spirit! Elizabeth Sobol, SPAC President and CEO, joins us for a special reading and an invitation to SPAC’s free Story Time Concerts for children. For more information visit www.northshire.com.
Theater: The Trojan Women
Bernhard Theater, Skidmore Campus, Saratoga Springs, 7:30 p.m.
The Suzuki Company of Toga, Japan, celebrating the 25th summer SITI workshop at Skidmore, presents an adaptation of the classic Greek tragedy on June 2 and 3. Co-sponsored by Stewart’s Signature Series. Tickets: $15 adults, $7 senior citizens and Skidmore community. For tickets go to www.skidmore.edu/zankel. For more information call 518-580-5321.
Free Movies in the Park
Wiswall Park, Ballston Spa, 8:30 p.m. (Rain Date June 3)
Free movies in Wiswall Park are back for the eleventh summer in a row, presented by the Ballston Spa Business and Professional Association, as part of its monthly First Friday activities. This week’s movie is “Moana”. All films are family-friendly. All screenings are free. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets to sit on. Movie snacks will be available, courtesy of North Star Church.
Saturday, June 3
6th Annual TUFF eNUFF Obstacle Challenge
BOCES Campus, 15 Henning Rd., Saratoga Springs, 8 – 11:30 a.m.
The Prevention Council will hold The 6th Annual Tuff eNuff 5k Obstacle Course Challenge.
The challenge course is open to kids, adults, and families; a mud covered terrain with hurdles to jump over, crawl under, and tread through will push all participants to their limits! Last year the challenge attracted over 550 participants along with 1,000+ spectators and this year is expected to be bigger and better. Cost is $40 the day of the event. For more information visit http://preventioncouncil.org/tuff-enuff//
Heritage Garden Club Plant Sale
Corner of Bryan St. and East Ave., Saratoga Springs, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
The Heritage Garden Club of Saratoga Springs is sponsoring an herb, perennial plant and garden decor sale. There will be many varieties of herbs, perennial plants suited for zone 4 as well as garden accents available for sale.
Tolling of the Boats Ceremony
The New York State Submariners Memorial, Veteran’s Memorial Park, Low Street, Ballston Spa. 11 a.m.
The Albany-Saratoga Base of the United States Submarine Veterans Incorporated will have a Memorial Service In Honor of All Submariners on Eternal Patrol. .New York State Senator Kathy Marchione will be in attendance as the guest speaker.
Shopping for Soroptimists
Northshire Bookstore, 424 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Pick out your favorite. Tell the Northshire bookseller that you are “Shopping for Soroptimists” and 20% of your purchases will be donated to supporting programs for women and girls. Also on June 4 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. You may also buy your tour tickets during this two-day event, and enjoy yourself in Saratoga’s exceptional bookstore. For more information about the tour, visit www.soroptimistsaratoga.org.
Sunday, June 4
Saratoga-Wilton Elks, 1 Elks Lane, Rt. 9, Saratoga Springs, 8:30 – 11 a.m.
Now featuring eggs to order. Fruit cocktail, French toast, pancakes, potatoes, breakfast sausage and ham, corned beef hash, scrambled eggs, eggs benedict, juice, coffee and tea. Donation Requested: Adults $10, Seniors and Military (Active/Retired with ID Card) $9, Children 5—12 $8, Under 5 Free, Take-outs $10. Call 518-584-2585 for more information.
The Orchard Project – BUSK
Saratoga Springs Heritage Area Visitor Center, 297 Broadway, Noon – 6 p.m.
A free public event to kick off a Saratoga Springs summer, featuring artists from its famed residencies and beloved local acts. BUSK! is a spontaneous, outrageous, family-friendly event that aims to offer something to everyone — from local bands and magicians to spectacular circus artists and stunt performers. From family-friendly performances to installations, the format allows for a diverse array of artistry under one banner.
Monday, June 5
I.T.A.M. Auxiliary Meeting
Mama Mia’s Restaurant, Ballston Ave., Saratoga Springs, 6:30 p.m.
This is our monthly meeting for the ITAM Auxillary Dominick Smaldone Post . We will not have any meeting in July or August. The next scheduled meeting will be on Monday, September 1, .at 6:30 p.m. at the post. Members are urged to attend and watch for your info packs being mailed out soon.
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, June 6
NABA Vision Day
The Adult & Senior Center of Saratoga, 5 Williams St., Saratoga Springs,, 11 a.m.
Free and open to the public. Join us for free vision screenings and a presentation by a licensed ophthalmologist. Learn about: the latest research and treatments of eye diseases, leading causes of vision loss in older Americans, low vision adaptive aids, technologies and services. For more information call 518- 584-1621.
Catholic Daughters June Meeting
Knights of Columbus Hall, 50 Pine Road, Saratoga Springs, 6:30 p.m.
The Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Court McLaughlin #422, will hold their final meeting of the year.. Members gather at 6 p.m. for refreshments and social time and the meeting will begin promptly at 6:30 p.m. New members are always welcome to attend to see what the Catholic Daughters are all about. For any questions or further information contact Regent Aileen Thomas at 518-583-2905.
Tango Fusion Open House
National Museum of Dance, 99 S. Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 6:30 p.m.
New student may take one complimentary class. No partner or experience necessary.
6:30 - East Coast Swing - All levels, 7:30 - Beginner West Coast Swing, 7:30- - Intermediate West Coast Swing, 8:30 - Beginner Argentine Tango, 8:30 - Intermediate Argentine Tango (the 6:30 and 7:30 classes are held in the museum foyer and the 8:30 classes are held southeast gallery off the foyer). For more information go to www.tangofusiondance.com or call 518-932-6447.
American Legion Auxiliary Meeting
Henry Cornell Post 234. 23 Pleasant St., Ballston Spa, 7 p.m.
Installation of officers will be during this meeting.
Wednesday, June 7
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. Sessions are free and open to the public, and will be held on the first and third Wednesday of each month. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call (518) 584-7860 ext. 205.
Learns to Write
Northshire Bookstore, 424 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 4:30 p.m.
Join us for a special afternoon with award-winning bestselling picture book author & illustrator Stephen Savage as he shares his brand new book Little Plane Learns to Write - a book inspired by the rolling hills of upstate New York. For more information visit www.northshire.com.
Spring Fashion Show
Town of Milton Community Center, 310 Northline Rd., Ballston Spa, 6 p.m
Please join the Ballston Area Seniors for the Spring Fashion Show, Presented by Christopher Banks, C J Banks Fashions. Cards, games, refreshments and drinks included. Donation is $5.
Caffè Lena, 47 Phila St., Saratoga Springs, Sign ups 7 p.m.
On Wednesday, June 7, Caffè Lena will present a poetry reading by Alifar Skebe. An open reading will follow. 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. For more information call 518-583-0022, www.caffelena.org.
Thursday, June 8
Storytellers’ Institute Festosium
Tang Museum, Skidmore College Campus, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
This combination of festival and symposium, for a small group of scholars and artists, includes public events. For more information and schedule call 518-580-5274 or go to http://mdocs.skidmore.edu/storytellers/festosium/schedule/.
Brown Bag Lunch Lecture
Saratoga Springs Public Library, H. Dutcher Community Room, 49 Henry St., Saratoga Springs, Noon – 1 p.m.
This month’s topic and speaker: Saratoga Mineral Baths Not Just for Saturday Nights, presented by Charlie Kuenzel. All Brown Bag Lunch Lecture programs are free and open to the public – no registration required. For more information, contact the Saratoga Heritage Area Visitor Center at (518) 587-3241, www.saratogaspringsvisitorcenter.com
Free Saratoga Cat & Dog Vaccination and Microchip Clinic
Saratoga Clinic, 4255 Route 50, Saratoga Springs, 4 - 7:00 p.m..
The Mohawk Hudson Humane Society will offer a free vaccination and microchip clinic for dogs and catsRabies and distemper shots will be available, as well as microchipping for identification. Rabies vaccinations good for three years will be available with proof of prior vaccination, otherwise one-year vaccinations will be given. Services will be provided by MHHS veterinary staff. Dogs must be on leashes and cats in carriers. Quantities are limited. This program is being underwritten by a generous grant from the Petco Foundation. Call 518-434-8128, ext. 222 for more information.