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 Saratoga Friends
Easter Egg Hunt
Hop in for our annual Easter Egg Hunt on April 15 at 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. or 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. The event will include a fun make-and-take craft-time, a special visit from the Easter Bunny, and of course, the egg hunt. Light refreshments will be served. Must register by April 10 for this event at www.maltaparksrec.com or call the Malta Community Center at 518-899-4411.
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. 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
Breakfast with the Easter Bunny
Have breakfast with the Easter Bunny at the Malta Ridge Firehouse, located on the corner of Route 9 and Malta Avenue Extension, on Sunday, April 2. Full menu served from 8 a.m. to Noon. By donation.
Tour of the trucks and firehouse upon request.
Annual Rummage Sale
Take Control of Your Chronic Condition
The Chronic Disease Self-Management Program is an amazing evidence-based workshop created by Stanford University enabling those living with chronic disease to regain control of their lives. Many essential, valuable skills and techniques are taught in this program to educate and empower those living with chronic conditions, as well as those caring for them. Topics covered include: medication management, dealing with stress and difficult emotions, nutrition, exercise, pain and fatigue management, effective communication skills, problem solving, and decision-making skills. Participants will receive a free book entitled, “Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions”. This free, life-changing, 6-week workshop series will meet from 1-3:30 p.m. at the Milton Community Center located at 310 Northline Road in Ballston Spa on Mondays beginning April 10. The rest of the dates are as follows: April 17, 24, May 1, 8, and 15. Please call Jen Buscema at 518-884-4110 for more information and to register for the workshop. Call soon as classes fill up quickly.
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.
Treasure or Trash?
Antique expert Mark Lawson of Mark Lawson Antiques and sponsor of Antiques Road Show will be doing an evaluation of your antiques and other items of interest May 6 at 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the Malta Community Center located at One Bayberry Rd. in Malta. Everyone will get to hear the appraisal/evaluation of each interesting item or fantastic finding. Pre-register by April 21 to bring an item to be appraised or come to watch. We are limited to 40 items, so register early. Visit www.maltaparksrec.com or call 518-899-4411 for more information.
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 on May 12 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.