Friday, July 14
Annual Garage and Bake Sale
Galway United Methodist Church, Corner of Rte. 147 and CR 45, Galway, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
The event is held indoors with over 20 families selling items such as clothing, tools, toys, household and kitchen items, electronics, small appliances, books and much more. The event will also be held on Saturday, July 15 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
“History, Legends, Lore and More” – Guided Walking Tour 2017 Season
Saratoga Heritage Area Visitor Center, 297 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 10:30 a.m.
A 90-minute walking tour that concentrates on historic Congress Park and the colorful characters that helped make Saratoga what it is. This guided tour of legends and lore will walk you through history while providing an opportunity to sip the famous mineral waters as you stroll through Victorian Congress Park. Rain or shine. Cost is $8 adults, children under 12 are free. No registration required. July 1 to September 4, tours will run Monday through Saturday. September 9 to October 21 tours will be Saturdays only. For more information, call 518-587-3241.
8th Adirondack Greek Festival
St. George Church, 55 Main St., South Glens Falls, Noon to 9 p.m.
Greek food, pastries, folk dancers, live music, souvenirs, kids’ activities, and church tours. This event is also on Saturday, July 15, noon – 9 p.m. Free admission and parking. OPA! For more information, call Marika at 518-792-8299 or the church at 518-792-2359.
Saturday, July 15
Tang Family Saturdays
Tang Teaching Museum, Skidmore College, 815 North Broadway, Saratoga Springs, Noon – 4 p.m.
4th Annual Frances Day - Enjoy food, music, tours, and art-making. No registration required for this event. Free and open to the public. Suitable for children ages 5 and up along with their adult companions, the Family Saturday programs are fun and educational.
LuLaRoe Party Fundraiser
Henry Cornell Post 234 , American Legion Auxiliary, 23 Pleasant St., Ballston Spa, 2 – 6 p.m. All are welcome to attend this event. LuLaRoe is leggings, dresses, skirts and tops.
Annual Giffy’s Bar-B-Q Fundraiser
South Glens Falls United Methodist Church, 15 Maplewood Parkway, South Glens Falls, 4 – 6 p.m.
Cost of $12 includes: ½ chicken, baked potato, coleslaw, roll, cookie and beverage. We will have tables and tents set up to eat here or take-out is available. Pre-sale tickets are available at our church office from 8:30 – 12:30 Monday through Friday or from church members.
Malta Ridge United Methodist Church, 729 Malta Avenue Extension, Malta Ridge, 4 – 6:30 p.m.
The menu will feature assorted hot and cold dishes with Stewart’s “Make-Your-Own-Sundae” for dessert. Eat-in or take-out. Donation is $10 for adults, $5 for children 6 to 12, and 5 and under free. Tickets will be sold at the door. For additional information or directions please call the Church at 518-581-0210.
Sunday, July 16
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, sausage gravy and biscuits, 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.
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.
Family Fun Day
Community Alliance Church, 257 Roland St., Ballston Spa, 12:30 p.m
The public is invited to join us for some food, music, games and fun for the whole family. All are welcome. For more information call 518-885-6524.
Summer Concert Series
Congress Park, Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Gather your friends and family and join us for this free summer concert series. Concerts will happen on Sunday evenings in July and Tuesday evenings in August. Performances take place at the War Memorial. Rain location: Heritage Area Visitor Center. This week’s performance is by Skippy and the Pistons.
Monday, July 17
Madness of Motion
The Children’s Museum of Saratoga, 69 Caroline St., Saratoga Springs, 1 – 3 p.m.
Allow your school-age children between 6 and 9 years old to explore the science behind motion, gravity and their favorite roller coasters as they experiment while building roller coasters out of foam pipe insulation and marbles. For more information call 518-584-5540.
Tuesday, July 18
Uncover Your Hidden Beliefs Workshop
Woodlawn Commons,156 Lawrence St., Saratoga Springs. 6:30 p.m. Long-held beliefs that are entrenched in your subconscious affect your experience in life. In this workshop, attendees will be challenged to unearth their unconscious beliefs and replace them with life-affirming ones. Suggested donation is $20. Hosted by, Albany-Saratoga Spiritual Adventures. For more information, visit www.newthoughtnewyork.org or call 518-366-9918.
Wednesday, July 19
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.
9th Annual Taste of Malta
Hudson Valley Community College’s TECSMART, 345 Hermes Rd., Malta. 5:30 – 7:30 p.m
A variety of Malta, NY area restaurants will be serving samples of their best fare. There will be a 50/50 raffle, an ‘Adirondack Fundraising Tree’, PLUS a Grand Prize that will have you enjoying 12 local restaurants for a year. You may pre-register and pay online at www.maltabpa.com or pay at the door. Cost is $15 for all you can eat. $5 for ages 6 – 12 and 5 and under are free. Proceeds from this event support the Ballston Spa Partnership for Innovation in Education Fund.
Malta Summer Concert Series
Malta Community Center, One Bayberry Dr., Malta, 6 – 8 p.m.
Big Fez and the Surfmatics will be performing on the front lawn. The series is free and there is plenty of parking. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. The shows will be presented rain or shine. Rain location is inside at the Malta Community Center. Contact 518-899-4411 or www.MaltaParksRec.com for further details.
Brain Circus with Marvelous Marvin
Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main St. Cambridge. 6:30 p.m.
Marvelous Marvin’s Brain Circus begins with a rhyming overture about brain health and its links with exercise and reading. Then we join the circus and feel our brains grow. We learn circus skills: juggling props, balancing sticks, spinning plates, flip-and-flyers, hula hoops, rhythm sticks, and romper stompers. Free.
Thursday, July 20
Public Tour at the Tang
The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Skidmore College, Noon.
A series of free public tours this summer on Thursdays through August 24. This week is the: Curator’s Tour with Assistant Director for Curatorial Affairs Rachel Seligman of current exhibitions. All tours are free and open to the public. For more information, call 518-580-8080 or visit http://tang.skdimore.edu.
Free Concert in the Park
Wiswall Park, Front St., Ballston Spa, 6 – 8 p.m.
The Ballston Spa Business and Professional Association is proud to once again present its free Concerts in the Park series. This week’s featured concert is The Lustre Kings.