Friday, June 9
5th Annual Beekman Street Art Fair
The Arts District on Beekman from Grand Ave to West Circular, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
A free family friendly event. over fifty juried artists will set up individual tents displaying fine art including painting, photography and lithographs and fine craft including pottery, jewelry, woodworking, and textiles. This event also features a children’s art tent and a large performance tent. This year our Children’s Art Park will be nature based and will be aided by Beekman Street’s Community Roots Preschool. At several stations children will be able to create seed art mandalas, rainbow watercolor butterflies on coffee filter paper, make mother earth marble art and participate in a “Community Message Mural.” Come creatively collaborate with your children. We’ve also got a delicious line-up of food trucks. All ages are welcome! For more information visit www.saratogaartdistrict.com
Arts Fest Friday
Victoria Pool House, Saratoga Spa State Park, 6 - 8 p.m.
Free Arts Event celebrates Beauty and the Beasts at the free arts-filled celebration featuring Opera Saratoga, curated art exhibit, Baroque chamber music, Venetian mask making, children’s petting zoo, pony rides, and more Free Admission, online RSVP requested, www.saratogaartfest.org.
Tango Fusion Open House
Newberry Club, 388 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 7 p.m.
New student may take one complimentary class, no partner or experience necessary.
7 p.m. - All levels Bachata, 8 p.m. - Beginner Salsa; 8 p.m. - Intermediate Salsa. Students may stay after class and Dance to a DJ and enjoy drinks and food from the bar. For more information go to www.tangofusiondance.com or call 518-932-6447.
Spring Street Gallery,110 Springs St., Saratoga Springs, 7:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Original film about a very original artist, an Israeli dancer and choreographer with a very unique, contemporary style. “Mr Gaga” is thrilling, moving, original and hard to describe. You just have to see it to believe it. $8./$6. Depending on membership and students with valid ID
Saturday, June 10
Giffy’s BBQ Chicken
Notre Dame Visitation Church, 18 Pearl St. Schuylerville, 4:30 – 6 p.m.
Take-out orders only. Must have a ticket before. Cost is $13 per dinner. Pick up will be at the church parking lot. Contact Bonnie at 518-695-3972 or Pat at 518-338-2329.
Get Your Rack Back Cocktail Gala
the Excelsior Springs at the Marriott, 47 Excelsior Ave., Saratoga Springs. 7 – 11:30 p.m.
Enjoy an evening of great food and entertainment. The event is hosted by, actor/comedian Greg Aidala to benefit families affected by cancer in Upstate NY. GYRB holds this fundraising gala each year in order to raise money to provide area cancer patients with meal delivery, gas, grocery and restaurant gift cards as well as medical copay assistance. Come out for a night of fun to help local families! You’ll have an opportunity to win a week’s stay in Cape May NJ just for attending as well as other door prizes! The evening includes a champagne reception, great food, a drink ticket and wonderful entertainment. Purchase tickets at: Gyrb6gala.eventbrite.com.
Sunday, June 11
Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club,Route 32 south of the village of Victory, 8 – 11 a.m.
Eggs cooked to order, bacon, sausage, toast (white or wheat), pancakes (regular, blueberry, buckwheat, apple cinnamon), French toast, home fries, orange juice, coffee, tea, jot chocolate. Cost: Adult $8, Child $4. Everyone welcome.
Dharma Meditation with Pierre Zimmerman
One Big Roof, Center for Mindful Practices, 538 Maple Avenue, Saratoga Health & Wellness Building, Saratoga Springs, 9-10:15 a.m.
Weekly meditation followed by short discussion. All contemplative traditions honored. By donation. For more information call 413-992-7012 or visit www.oneroofsaratoga.com.
Potluck & Spiritual Cinema
Woodlawn Commons, 156 Lawrence St., Saratoga Springs, 6 p.m.
Albany-Saratoga Spiritual Adventures is hosting a potluck and movie night. Bring a dish to share and enjoy a few Spiritual Cinema Circle short films. Donations welcome. For more information, visit www.newthoughtnewyork.org or call 518-366-9918.
Monday, June 12
English Spoken Here
Glasby Room, Saratoga Springs Public Library, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Intermediate Classes for Speakers of other Languages. Classes are free and open to adults from other countries. If you are interested in joining a class, please attend that class and talk with the instructor afterward. No prior registration is required. Beginning classes meet Mondays, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. and Fridays, 10 - 11:30 a.m. Intermediate classes meet Wednesdays 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. For more information visit www.sspl.org.
Tuesday, June 13
Monthly Pieroghi Sale
Christ the Savior Church, 249 Eastline Rd., Ballston Lake, Pick up 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Potato, sauerkraut, and farmer’s cheese pieroghi will be available. For orders, please call 518-363-0001
Wednesday, June 14
Skidmore College Saratoga Classic Horse Show
Saratoga Race Course, Union Ave., 8 a.m .- 5 p.m.
Admission is free. The Horse Show continues through June 18. For more information call 518-580-5633 or 5632
Flag Disposal Ceremony
Saratoga National Cemetery, 200 Duell Rd, Schuylerville, 9 a.m.
The U.S. Flag Code suggests that when a flag has served its useful purpose, “it should be destroyed, preferably by burning.” For individual citizens, this should be done discreetly so the act of destruction is not perceived as a protest or desecration. Individuals, businesses, government offices and organizations seeking proper disposal of their worn flags are invited to drop them off in the administration office at the cemetery. All are invited to attend this ceremony. You do not have to be a veteran to attend.
Baked Chicken and Ham Dinner
Saratoga-Wilton Elks, 1 Elks Lane, Rt. 9, Saratoga Springs, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Soup, tossed salad, baked ham, chicken and bisquits, mashed potatoes, seasonal vegetables, rolls and butter, dessert, coffee and tea. Donation Requested: $12 adults, $11. Seniors (62 years) and Military (Active or Retired) with ID Card, $8 Children 5-12. Children under 5 Free, $12 All Take-outs. Cash Bar Available. Call 518-584-2585 for more information.
Albany-Saratoga Base U.S. Submarine Veterans Inc. Meeting
American Legion Post 234, 23 Pleasant Street, Ballston Spa, 7 p.m.
Thursday, June 15
Ch. 60 Korean War Veterans Assoc. June Luncheon
The Ripe Tomato, Rt. 9, Saratoga Springs, Noon
We will be ordering off the menu. Hosts are Marian Crandall, Joan Hughes and Lois Miner. Please phone your reservations in to Lois at, 518-695-3905 or Marian at 518-899-2506 by June 13. Veterans who served in Korea during the Korean Conflict or in Korea at any time, spouses, widows and friends and relatives are all invited to attend. We are always looking for new members. For further information or an application to join the association, please contact Comm. Roger Calkins at 518-584-3037.