Soup-er Saturday Vendor Blender
We are having a Soup-er Saturday Vendor Blender on March 18, from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the South Glens Falls United Methodist Church, located at 15 Maplewood Parkway. Come for soup and stay and shop.
We have approximately 15 different homemade soups that are being put together in our kitchen. We have a variety of vendors setting up booths. Many are very popular products and they will have items available on site.
Concerned About Paying for College?
College costs are rising at unprecedented rates; Are you properly prepared to handle the expense of higher education? Join us at the Saratoga Springs Public Library’s Susman Room for an informal meeting any first Wednesday of the month at 10 a.m. 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.
Consciousness-Raising Book Discussion
Albany-Saratoga Spiritual Adventures is hosting a spiritual book discussion at Woodlawn Commons, 156 Lawrence St., Saratoga Springs on Sunday, March 19, 6 p.m. Join us for a spiritual book discussion. All are welcome whether or not they’ve read the book. This month’s book is The Secrets of the Lost Mode of Prayer by Gregg Braden. For more information, visit www.newthoughtnewyork.org or call (518) 366-9918.
Southern Saratoga Artists’ Society
The first meeting of 2017 will be held on Monday, March 20, 6:30 p.m. at Clifton Park Senior Community Center, 6 Clifton Common Blvd. All members are invited to bring a piece of art to share. It can be a completed piece or a work in progress. SSAS is open to the public and welcomes both new and prospective members. Come and enjoy visiting with other local artists. For more information, see our website: southernsaratogaartist.com.
Join us on Tuesday, March 21 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. for Einstein and His Nephew: the Story Beyond the Book. Uncovering the Real Einstein: Independent Research by Professor Ken Santucci. Join RPI Physics Professor Kenneth Santucci along with HV’s own Sid Gordon at Congregation Shaara Tfille, located at 84 Weible Ave, Saratoga Springs.
as they relate previously undiscovered new information about the personal history of Albert Einstein and his interactions with nephew Stephen. This is a fascinating mid-20th century story of New York and New Jersey. A catered lunch follows the program. RSVP by calling 518-584-8730.
Southern Adirondack Audubon Society
The March program of the Southern Adirondack Audubon Society (SAAS) will be held on Wednesday, March 22 at the Saratoga Springs Public Library on Henry Street in Saratoga Springs. John Schneider will talk about his two-week hike in the picturesque Patagonian Andes in Chile. The program will start at 7 p.m. and is free to the public. This event is part of the monthly program of the Southern Adirondack Audubon Society and is presented in partnership with the Adirondack Mountain Club.
Brighter Days, Shelters of Saratoga 2017 Gala
Please join Shelters of Saratoga at its 2017 Brighter Days Gala on Thursday, March 23, from 6 - 9 p.m. at Longfellows Restaurant on Union Ave. in Saratoga Springs. This annual fundraising gala provides critically needed support to over 700 individuals facing homelessness in our region each year. Guests will be treated to an evening cocktail style reception, dancing, silent auction and the core reason for its existence: providing help, hope and humanity to those most in need. Reservations: $100 per person.
This year we will be honoring Saratoga Springs Police Chief, Greg Veitch with the Help, Hope and Humanity Award for his outstanding dedication of service to our community. For more information, visit www.sheltersofsaratoga.org.
2017 Quilt Block Challenge Viewing
The Adirondack Folk School will be hosting the viewing of our third Quilt Block Challenge at the School, located at 51 Main St., in Lake Luzerne on Friday evening, March 24, beginning at 6 p.m. We would be delighted if you would join us and vote on the squares you judge to be most deserving of your honor in various categories. Three skilled quilter judges and several local town officials will also be presenting ribbons. This year we have 30 squares submitted by quilters from the southern Adirondack area. The theme of the challenge is “Where to ‘Go’ in the Adirondacks”. The squares will remain on display at the School through Sunday, March 26, and then will be assembled into a sampler quilt. Raffles will be sold for the quilt and the drawing will take place at the School’s final event of the year on December 2, 2017.
We hope you will join us for light fare, wine, goodies and fun! For more information call 518-696-2400.
Adirondack Health and Safety will once again be presenting a child and babysitting course at Gavin Park. This course is open to girls and boys, ages 10 and up. Participants will learn the basics of CABS (Child and Babysitting Safety), along with CPR and first aid. The course runs from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 25. Pre-registration and bag lunch is required. Cost for Wilton Residents is $60, Saratoga Springs School District Residents is $65, and all others is $70. Registration can be done online, by mail or in person at Gavin Park, Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Questions may be answered by calling the park office at 518-584-9455.
Peter Pan Auditions
New York State Boating Safety Course
The General Schuyler Rescue Squad, located at 901 Route 29 in Saratoga Springs is hosting another Craft/Vendor Show on Saturday, March 25. We have over 35 spaces, refreshments, raffles and fun. Reserve your space for $25 by March 1. Call Jennie at 518-390-1357 or respond by e-mail. Please support your local rescue squad. The event will be held from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
The Ballston Area Community Center 19th Annual Gala
Flannel up for some fun (attire) on Saturday, March 25, 6:30 p.m. at Milton Community Center located at 310 Northline Rd. Cocktails and Silent Auction, Dinner, Dancing with Hersh Productions, and Silent Auction. RSVP by March 11. RSVP’S received before March 4 will be entered in “The-Early-Bird-Gets-The-Worm” Drawing. Let the games begin. Embrace your Inner Lumber Jack www.ballstonareacc.org.
Saratoga READS! Bus Trip Invites You to Walk in the Footsteps of Frank Sullivan
Annual Rummage Sale
Fighting for Mya Fundraiser
The American Legion Post 234, located at 23 Pleasant Street in Ballston Spa, will host a fundraiser for 15-year-old sophomore, Mya, who was recently diagnosed with stage 4 Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. This benefit will take place on April 29, 2017 at 2p.m. All support will be greatly appreciated.
7th Annual Baskets for Ben Fundraiser
Ben’s Fund helps children with need in 32 schools in conjunction with Warren, Washington and Saratoga Counties! Baskets for Ben benefits the Ben Osborn Memorial Fund, a regional non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization which was created in loving memory of our Cpl. Benjamin D. Osborn of Queensbury. Ben was killed during combat operations in Kunar Province, Afghanistan on June 15, 2010 while serving in the United States Army during Operation Enduring Freedom. The benefit will be held at the Queensbury Hotel in beautiful downtown Glens Falls. Doors will open at 4:30 p.m. The auction begins at 6:30 p.m. For additional information, please contact: William D. Osborn, President, Ben Osborn Memorial Fund, 518-792-4514.
All Veterans Volunteers Needed
Senior Nutrition Program
Saratoga County Office for the Aging sponsors the program in Saratoga County. Persons age 60 and over can participate in a meal that is served at 12 noon at several meal sites throughout Saratoga County. Meal sites are located in Ballston Spa, Charlton, Clifton Park, Corinth, Edinburg, Galway, Greenfield, Hadley, Halfmoon, Malta, Mechanicville, Moreau, Saratoga, Schuylerville, and Waterford. This nutritious lunch is served Mondays-Fridays. Reservations are required at least one day in advance by noon. A registration form must be completed by each participant annually. No food/drink items can be taken to go. Participants will receive monthly contribution letter. The suggestion donation is $2.00 per meal. For more information and contact phone numbers of locations, please call Billie Jo at the Office for the Aging, 518-884-4996.