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Saratoga Auto Auction Volunteer Call

The Saratoga Auto Museum is hosting the Saratoga Auto Auction on September 22 and 23 at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center. Volunteers will help during auction week. Your knowledge, time and energy will make a difference in the success of the auction and its impact on the community. Volunteer Opportunities: Ushers, Photography, Security, Parking, Bidder Registration, Customer Service, Consignment and Bidder Support, Finance Office, Vehicle Description Writing, Car Detailers, Car Check In, Staging, Drivers, Pushers, and Break Down.

To join our team of auction volunteers, please call or email Holly Hulfish at 518-587-1935 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Free Concert

On Friday, September 22, the New Skete Monasteries, located at 273 New Skete Rd, Cambridge, present the Konevets Quartet, a male vocal ensemble from St. Petersburg, Russia.  A program of harmonic brilliance in the rich tradition of Russian choral music and the male chamber choir.  Performance includes sacred music, ranging from chants and hymns to secular songs featuring Russian and Ukrainian folk songs, classical selections and Imperial regimental songs and marches which were forbidden during Communism.  The concert starts at 7:30 p.m., and is open to all.  Donations welcome.  Information or 518-677-3928 ext. 215

6th Annual Autumn Leaves Chicken Barbecue

The barbecue is hosted by the Racing City Rotary Club and the VFW Post 420 Auxiliary. It will be held at the VFW Post 420 Pavilion, located at 190 Excelsior Ave., Saratoga Springs on September 23 from 2 – 6 p.m. The menu includes ½ chicken, baked potato, corn on the cob, roll, cole slaw, dessert and a cash bar. A donation of $10 per person (take-out or eat-in) will benefit community and veteran’s projects of the Racing City Rotary Club and VFW Post 420 Auxiliary. For tickets or information call Tom or Linda at 518-584-8211. 

Notte Italiana!

Stillwater United Church, located at 747 Hudson Avenue, will host an Italian Dinner Event on the front lawn under a festive tent, Saturday, September 23 from 5 - 6:30 p.m. Menu includes a choice of pastas (gluten free available) and a variety of sauces, garlic bread, homemade Italian desserts and beverages. Take out available. Musical entertainment will be by “accordionist extraordinaire,” Ralph C. Brooks.  Photo opportunities with backdrops will add to the ambiance. Tickets: Adults- $12 (or $15, which includes one glass of Chianti), Children under 12-$5, and under 5-Free. Weather permitting there will be outside, as well as, inside seating. Contact 518-664-7984 for advance tickets or purchase at door. Proceeds to support the church’s Fellowship Hall renovations. Handicap accessible.

Adirondack Wool and Arts Festival

Saturday, September 23 and Sunday, September 24 the Washington County Fairgrounds host the 8th annual Adirondack Wool and Arts Festival.  You can’t buy love, but you can find it handmade at the Adirondack Wool and Arts Festival.  Find unique one-of-a-kind gifts, made by regional artisans.  Over one hundred vendors offering all-natural animal fiber yarns, roving, spinning supplies, pottery, body care products, jewelry, wood arts, and more.  Craft beverage event on Sunday from noon until 4 p.m.  Romney Sheep Show Sunday starts at noon.  Used fiber equipment (looms, spinning wheels, etc.) sale Sunday from noon until 2 p.m. Hayrides and pumpkin painting for the kids.  Adults $5, kids 13 and under free.  Free parking.  Visit or call 518-692-2464

Free Concert

The First Baptist Church of Ballston Spa would like to invite the public to a free concert of Dave Koblish, on Sunday, September 24.  Mr. Koblish will minister musically during our Sunday morning service, 10:30 a.m. and sing in concert that evening at 7 p.m. David Koblish, soloist and recording artist from Minneapolis, MN is one of the great favorites in sacred music. His beautiful and natural voice is heard in music that is Contemporary, Traditional, Inspirational and a touch of Country Western and Southern Gospel. David’s website is: 

8th Annual Nick’s Run to be Healed 5K

Nick’s Fight to be Healed Foundation (NFTBHF) announces its 8th Annual Nick’s Run to be Healed 5K on Sunday, September 24 at the Clifton Commons in Clifton Park in honor of five-year-old Lucas Santoro, who was diagnosed with leukemia in June 2014. The event includes kids’ run, 2-mile walk, 5K Run, Zumba warm-up, carnival, and more. Sponsored by Town of Clifton Park. Registration at 10 a.m. Prices for 5K and walk are $25 and $30 day of the event. Pre-registration ends at midnight on Wednesday, September 20. NFTBHF was started in memory of Nick Cammarata, who passed away in October 2008 from leukemia.  Register at NFTBHF is a 501(c) (3) tax-deductible organization. 

Remembering Ryall’s Beach

Bring your lunch and a lawn chair, your stories, photos & memorabilia on Monday, September 25, from Noon to 2 p.m. at Waterfront Park, located at Crescent Ave., Saratoga Lake. Hosted by Mary Ellen Ryall, descendant of the founder, and Mary Ann Fitzgerald, City Historian, 518-587-2358 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Rain date is Tuesday, September. 26. 

Parking is limited, so please car pool. All are welcome.  The Park is free and open to the public.

Utica Peregrine Falcon Project 

Matthew Perry of the Utica Peregrine Falcon Project will share a multimedia presentation of his work on Wednesday, September 27, with a program starting at 7 p.m. at the Saratoga Springs Public Library on Henry Street in downtown Saratoga Springs. This free program is sponsored by the Southern Adirondack Audubon Society and is open to the public.

Ice Cream Social Meetup

The League of Women Voters of Saratoga County invites county residents to join them at an Ice Cream Social Meetup on Wednesday, September 27 in the Adirondack Trust Community Room, located at 35 Church St., Saratoga Springs, from 7 to 9 p.m.  Any area residents, both men and women, interested in learning more about the LWV and its programs and activities are invited to attend.  Meetups are the league way for members to come together to explore, understand and advocate for issues that matter to them. Join the voices of the LWV and be heard. 

In addition to ice cream, information will be provided about the League’s fall schedule of activities which include Voter Registration Events, Candidate Forums, and informational meetings on a variety of issues. Jennifer Wilson, LWV New York State Program and Policy Director will address the group and preview what we can expect from the next legislative session. League members will be available to answer questions about the organization and encourage attendees to join up and volunteer to assist in the community. For further information, contact the LWV Saratoga at 518-728-0237 or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Autumn Jewels Art Show

The Southern Saratoga Artists’ Society is accepting submissions for its 21st Annual Art Show.  It will be held from October 2 to November 20th at the Clifton Park Senior Community Center, 6 Clifton Common Blvd., Clifton Park with a reception and award presentation on Monday, October 16.  This show is open to all area artists, watercolors, acrylics, pastels, oils, photography and 2-dimensional framed artwork. First, Second and Third place awards are $100, $50 and $25.  Ribbons and honorable mention will also be awarded.  Entry applications are available on-line at the website: Applications must be received with a $10.00 fee by Monday, September 18, 2017 and mailed to chairperson: Judy Loucks, 32 Royal Oak Drive, Clifton Park, NY 12065. 

“Enhance Your Natural Beauty Event” 

October 19 at Saratoga Springs Plastic Surgery

Saratoga Springs Plastic Surgery, PC , 7 Wells Street, Third Floor 5:30 PM

Plastic Surgeon and Cosmetic Medicine expert Steven Yarinsky, MD invites you to join him and his staff for an evening of beauty featuring facial rejuvenation with non-invasive, nonsurgical procedures and treatments.  See live demonstrations of facial fillers and Botox.  Learn about how an Ultherapy® ‘face lift’ can lift tone and tighten the skin of your face without surgery.  Find out about how new ProCell™ Therapy microneedling/microchanneling serum skin resurfacing can eliminate deep pores discolorations and fine wrinkles. And we’ll introduce you to new ZO Skin Care therapy.   Special event only pricing for Ultherapy®, filler and relaxer treatments and ProCell™ microneedling treatments; Drawing for free Ultherapy brow lift or lip line treatment, for Xeomin® wrinkle reducer.  Bring a friend and receive extra raffle tickets.  Want to learn more about how you can look and feel your best for the rest of your life?  Come to the Beauty Event scheduled for Tuesday 10/19 at 5:30 PM at 7 Wells Street, Third Floor, Saratoga Springs. Call Dr. Yarinsky’s office immediately at (518)583-4019 to R.S.V.P. since seating is limited.   Must R.S.V.P. before 10AM on Monday 9/18.  Visit

12th Annual Memorial Walk

Angel Names Association (ANA) will hold its 12th Annual Memorial Walk on Saturday, October 7, 2017 at the Saratoga State Spa Park in Saratoga Springs.  The walk is being held in recognition of National Pregnancy Loss and Infant Death Awareness month.  Registration begins at 12 pm and the walk will follow at 1:15 pm.  The day includes children’s activities, light refreshments and prizes.  Everyone is welcomed to attend this uplifting, free family event to walk and raise awareness of stillbirth, pregnancy loss and infant death. For additional information, visit, contact Michelle Mosca at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit our Facebook page at

Ballston Area Senior Citizens Annual Bazaar

The Bazaar takes place on Saturday, October 28, at Milton Community Center, located at 310 Northline Rd., Ballston Spa. 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be a Country Store, Pie Table, a 50/50 raffle, a quilt raffle, baskets for silent auction, books and puzzle table and more for you to see.  Our Café will be in full swing, with a nice variety of hot and cold foods. Over 35 Vendors and Crafters showing off their wares for your shopping pleasure, and get you in the Holiday Spirit think Christmas, it is just around the corner.  Put us on your calendar, bring family or friends spend the day and have fun. More information contact: Ballston Area Seniors at 518-885-6740. Check out our web page, www.ballstonareaseniors. 

DEA Medication Take-Back Day

Got Drugs? From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on October 28, 2017 you can get rid of your unused medications at various drop sites around Saratoga County. Moreau Community Center, 144 Main St., S. Glens Falls; Moreau EMS, 1583 Route 9, Moreau; Saratoga Hospital ER, 211 Church St., Saratoga Springs; Saratoga Springs Police, 474 Broadway, Saratoga Springs; Ballston Spa Police, 30 Bath St., #1, Ballston Spa; Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry Dr., Malta; Round Lake Fire Department, 13 Curry Rd., Round Lake; CVS Mechanicville and MPD, 12 S. Central Ave., Mechanicville; Clifton Park Halfmoon EMS, 15 Crossing Blvd., Clifton Park; NY State Police Clifton Park, 5 Municipal Plaza 1, Clifton Park.

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