August 28 – September 3, 2020

Friday, August 28

11th Annual Adirondack Greek Festival
St. George Church, 55 Main St., South Glens Falls | Noon – 1 p.m.
We will be offering take-out only. Social distancing and face masks required. Come enjoy gyros, souvlaki, Greek salads, Greek fries, baklava and other delicious pastries. OPA! Take I87 to Exit 17 N to US-9N for 5.5 miles.  For more information, call 518-792-2359 (parish hall) or check Facebook, Instagram, or www.sgforthodox.org.

Live Chamber Music Benefit
SPAC’s Pines Pavilion, 108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs | 3 p.m.

Join the Saratoga Chamber Players for a LIVE chamber music experience at the Pines, SPAC’s new open-air, covered pavilion.  The concert is a benefit in support of SCP’s musicians. Tickets are $50 and must be purchased in advance online at https://www.eventbrite.com/o/saratoga-chamber-players-25178185141   First come-first served. To provide an intimate musical experience, to offer shelter from the weather, and maintain appropriate social distancing, there will be a strict limit of 25 attendees at each performance. Repeated Sunday, August 30, 3 p.m. For more information visit, www.saratogachamberplayers.org. 

Saturday, August 29

Walking Tours of Congress Park
Congress Park, 300 Broadway, Saratoga Springs | 11 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Tour is limited to 20 participants. Cost is $20 per person, $15 for members. Tickets also include admission to Saratoga Springs History Museum. All guests must wear face masks at all times and adhere to social distancing regulations. Meet in front of the Canfield Casino by 10:15 a.m. Pre-paid reservations are strongly encouraged by calling 518-584-6920 ext. 102. Tickets can be purchased the day of the walk if any spots are available. 

Sunday, August 30

Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation Summer Stroll: Post Time!
Nelson and Union Ave., Saratoga Springs | 10:30 a.m.
Georgia Horner explores the Saratoga Race Course area along Union Ave. featuring the Reading Rooms, National Museum of Racing, Oklahoma Track and Fasig-Tipton Humphrey S. Finney Sales Pavilion. Tickets must be purchased in advance.Space is limited. 

Monday, August 31

Lunchtime Concert
The Downtowner, 413 Broadway, Saratoga Springs | Noon – 1 p.m.

Free music. This week’s featured artist is Olivia Quillio Trio. 

International Overdose Awareness Day
The Spirit of Life Fountain, Congress Park, Saratoga Springs | 7 p.m.

At 5:30 p.m. there will be a free Narcan training, followed by a candlelight vigil. At 7 p.m. friends who have lost loved ones to overdose can participate in lighting a candle in remembrance.  Participants are encouraged to bring a photo or token of their loved one to place on our memory board.  All attendees will have an opportunity, should they choose, to share the name aloud of a loved one they would like to have remembered.  At the conclusion of the vigil, there will be resources available on local addiction recovery services. The vigil will also be streamed on Facebook on the Healing Springs Recovery Center page at www.facebook.com/HealingSpringsRCOC, for those who cannot attend in person.

Tuesday, September 1

Meatloaf Dinner
Saratoga-Wilton Elks, 1 Elks Lane, Rt. 9, Saratoga Springs | 4:30 – 6 p.m.
For curbside pick up only. Menu: meatloaf, mashed potatoes, vegetable, salad, roll, gravy. Call Monday or Tuesday between 10 a.m. – noon to place an order, 518-584-2585. Dinner for two is $25 (cash only). 

Wednesday, September 2

Chicken Parmigiana Dinner
Saratoga-Wilton Elks, 1 Elks Lane, Rt. 9, Saratoga Springs | 4:30 – 6 p.m.
For curbside pickup only, call Monday or Tuesday between 10 a.m. – noon, 518-584-2585. Menu: chicken parmigiana, penne pasta, tossed salad, garlic toast. Dinner for 2 is $25. Cash only. 

Poetry Night 
Live Stream from Café Lena: Facebook.com/CaffeLenaInc | 7 p.m.

The Caffe Lena Poetry Night Live Stream is recorded in the listening room and broadcast live for the community to enjoy. Picking up its regular slot on the first Wednesday of the month, Caffe Lena’s poetry night will feature our host, Carol Graser, and 3 writers: Bertha Rogers, Dan Curley and Bernadette Mayer.

Thursday, September 3

Dancing at SPAC- Free Class
SPAC Outdoor Pavilion | 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. 

Free dance class for new comers. Co-directors Johnny Martinez and Diane Lachtrupp Martinez will be offering classes in Salsa, ChaCha, Bachata and other Latin dances. Classes are designed to work for a couple or single dancer. To register contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Safety measures will be in place to ensure a fun, energetic and safe experience. Online classes also available. www.tangorusiondance.com

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