Friday, May 14
Posture and Balance
Saratoga Springs Public Library
Zoom Presentation | Noon – 1 p.m.
The health of the spine plays a vital role in wellness. There are many challenges to a healthy spine during this stay-at-home quarantine: computer and cell phone use, television viewing, and low activity levels. Join us in exploring yoga postures as an antidote. Please register online. Registration with an email is required to receive information on how to connect. The email will be sent three (3) hours prior to the scheduled start time of the program. This online program uses the Zoom livestreaming platform. It will require access to a computer, mobile device with the Zoom app installed, and/or a phone for audio-only access. Please see the Zoom instructions for joining a meeting if you have any questions: support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362193-Joining-a-Meeting
Saturday, May 15
17th Annual Dog Day
Impressions of Saratoga
368 Broadway, Saratoga Springs | 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Come downtown with your pup and visit us. We will have treat tasting, coloring contest, visiting animal rescues, pup themed games and more. This event is free.
Community Yard Sale
South Glens Falls United Methodist Church
15 Maplewood Parkway, South Glens Falls
We will have booths for garage sale items, crafts, and party type people (Pampered Chef, 31 bags etc). We will have lunch (hotdog on the grill, chips & water) for sale starting at 11 a.m. All Covid safety regulations will be in effect – Masks are Mandatory! Rain or shine!
Genealogy and Local History
Heritage Hunters Zoom Program | 1 p.m.
Annual Blessing of the Bikes and Riders
St. Lukes on the Hill
40 Mc Bride Road, Mechanicville | 1 p.m.
Riders of all ages welcome. Bring your tricycles, bicycles and motorcycles! Special Service to Bless all bikes and riders. Rain date Sunday, May 16, 11:30 a.m. www.Stlukesonthehill.org 518-664-4834
Classes for Students
The Empire State Aerosciences Museum
250 Rudy Chase Drive, Glenville | 1 – 2:30 p.m.
For ages 8-15 years old, to learn about the history of aviation and how planes fly. Classes will be limited to 10 students, and will be conducted in the museum’s outdoor airpark and/or Community Room on Saturdays, May 15, 22 and 29. We will also schedule “Open Cockpit” on a particular plane each Saturday. Schedule for May:
May 15 – Class: “History of Aviation” Open Cockpit: Bell UH1 Huey (Vietnam era).
May 22 – Class: “Forces of Flight” Open Cockpit: Russian MIG 15 Fighter (Korea War era)
May 29 – Class: “Different Parts of a Plane” Open Cockpit: Northrup F-5 Tiger (Top Gun)
Masks are required and social distancing rules will apply. The ESAM airpark contains twenty historic and spectacular military aircraft, so this is a great opportunity to learn about aviation, see something different, and have fun! Cost is $12.00 per student and reservations are necessary. Please call the museum at 518-377-2191 ext. 10 to register.
Sunday, May 16
Caffe Lena, 47 Phila St., Saratoga Springs
Monday, May 17
Pre-K Nature Hour
Camp Saratoga, Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park
80 Scout Rd., Wilton | 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Tuesday, May 18
Zoom Event | 11 a.m. - Noon
Fatal Attraction: The Politics of Mortal Terror – Professor Sheldon Solomon is the guest speaker. He will share with us his research demonstrating how subtle alterations of psychological conditions can have dramatic effects on political attitudes and voting behavior. He will explore the ominous implications of these findings for the future of democracy.
To join the Zoom Meeting, visit https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83284806534?pwd=WnVPbGkrYjk5dTNvMDNOaldNbVZFZz09
Meeting ID: 832 8480 6534 Passcode: 684352
Pierogi Sale Pickup
Christ the Savior Church, 349 Eastline Rd., Ballston Lake
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. | As usual we will have potato/cheese, sauerkraut, and farmer's cheese pierogis. All pierogi orders are $10/doz. now. Please call to order 518-363-0001. Please continue to wear your masks when you arrive. We follow all proper procedures for your safety.
Wednesday, May 19
Chicken & Biscuit Dinner
Saratoga-Wilton Elks Lodge, 1 Elks Circle, Saratoga Springs
4:30 – 6 p.m. | For curbside pickup only. Call Monday or Tuesday between 10 a.m. – noon to place an order, 518-584-2585. Menu: Chicken & biscuits, mashed potatoes, vegetable, salad, roll. Dinner for two $25 (cash only).
Historic Bridges of the Adirondacks
Zoom Program | 7 p.m.
Join Steve Engelhard, the executive director of Adirondack Architectural Heritage, for an exploration of the incredible variety of historic bridges found in the Adirondacks. These include stone arch bridges in Keeseville and Tidconderoga; covered bridges in Jay and Edinburg; iron trusses over the AuSable, Hudson, Saranac, Raquette, Moose and Sacandaga rivers; reinforced concrete, stone-faced, spans in Keene, Piercefield and Black Brook, and the marvelous steel arch bridge over AuSable Chasm. These bridges reflect fascinating changes in technology and transportation and tell important stories about the growth and development of Adirondack communities. As bridges are among our most endangered historic resources, the resources, the program also looks at successful strategies for preserving these regional treasures. Register sspl.libcal.com/event/6341327?hs=a
Thursday, May 20
Experts Next Door: The Social Life of Hats
Zoom Presentation | 7 p.m.