September 17 – September 23, 2021

Friday, September 17 

Monthly Dinner
Principessa Elena Society, 11-13 Oak St., Saratoga Springs

5 – 7 p.m. | Curbside pickup. Cost is $10. Open to the public, take out only. Menu: Pasta with sauce, meatballs with sauce, sausage, peppers, onions with sauce, salad, Italian bread, butter. For more information call 518-584-4163.

Swing for Music 2021 Golf Outing
Airway Meadows Golf Club, 262 Brownville Rd., Gansevoort | Shotgun start at 3:30 p.m.

During the pandemic we suspended our school program where children learn the connection between story and sound and create their own music to play and sing. Please help us continue offering the school program and this wonderful live music by supporting our golf fundraiser. If you’re not a golfer, you may want to sponsor a hole for $75 or offer a prize for players. To register visit For questions, please contact us at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 

Italian Night Takeout Fundraiser
Knights of Columbus #246, 50 Pine Rd., Saratoga Springs | 5 - 7:30 p.m. | Choice of Lasagna, Bracciole, or Chicken Cacciatore, $15 each. Meals include salad and bread. To order, call 518-584-8547 Wednesday, 9/15, Thursday, 9/16, or Friday, 9/17, noon - 3 p.m. Pickup begins Friday at 5 p.m. and every 15 minutes thereafter until orders are filled or we run out of food. You’re welcome to come into the building to pick up your meal or you can have it brought to your vehicle. Call from the parking lot, give your name and description of vehicle. Open to the public. 

Saturday, September 18

Fly In Breakfast
Empire State Aerosciences Museum

250 Rudy Chase Drive, Glenville | 8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Enjoy pancakes, French toast, eggs, sausage, potatoes, juice, coffee, tea, fruit. Open to the public. At 10 a.m., three retired pilots from the NYS Police Aviation unit; will recount their actions on, and reactions to the events of Sept. 11, 2001. State airplanes and helicopters were used for direct and indirect support of the rescue and recovery operations. Fly-In if you would like. Pilots: Tower Frequency 121.3; Ground 121.9. Land at Schenectady County Airport and taxi to Richmor Aviation North. Tell them you’re going to ESAM. 

Malta Cultural Arts Festival
Malta Community Center

One Bayberry Dr., Malta | 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. 
Performances and Workshops Indoors and Outdoors, celebrating the cultural diversity of Malta and surrounding communities! Go to for schedule of performances and workshops.

Milton Democrats Host Family Picnic Day 
Burgess Kimball Memorial Park

358 Rowland St., Ballston Spa | 12 – 3 p.m.
The Town of Milton Democratic Committee invites you to an afternoon of good, ole fashioned family fun. All are welcome to gather in neighborly camaraderie for games, grilled food, ice pops, music, and good humor.  Local office holders, leaders, and Milton Town Supervisor Benny Zlotnick, will be there to meet voters, talk about what’s going on in local government, and have some fun.  The Park features an expansive playground for kids. The event is free.  Questions should be directed to Martha Iacolucci, Chairperson, Town of Milton Democrats: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; 518-885-8196.

Repair Café
Saratoga Springs Recreation Center

15 Vanderbilt Ave, Saratoga Springs | 1 – 3 p.m. 
Saratoga Springs Public Library and Sustainable Saratoga are excited to host our 6th Repair Café. This event will be different than previous Cafes due to the ongoing pandemic. We have coaches available to help you fix your lamps, small appliances, computers, bikes or sew/hem your favorite item of clothes or beloved stuffed animal. Please visit our website:  for additional details. To register: 

Heritage Hunters Program Meeting 
Saratoga History Center at Brookside Museum

6 Charlton St., Ballston Spa | 2 p.m.
Speaker Russ VanDervoort, Town of Waterford Historian, is a long-time businessman, firefighter, historical re-enactor and knowledgeable about the NYS Canal System. His topic will be “The Dangers of the Diary,” recounting pitfalls in using personal journals in genealogical research. Registration is necessary, masks required. Call Ginny at 518-885-9309 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Also viewable live at At 12:40 p.m., before the program, Heritage Hunters will be recognized for their contribution to the new Research Room. Isobel Connell and Pat Peck will act as guides.

Sunday, September 19

Fall Antiques Show
Clifton Park Elks, 695 MacElroy Rd, Ballston Lake 

9 a.m. – 4 p.m. | 60+ vendors featuring a full range of antiques including primitives, folk art, paper, post cards and photos, quilts and linens, textiles, clothing and apparel, toys and collectibles. Dealers inside and out. Seasonal favorites such as pumpkins, mums, vegetables, honey and other local produce provided by Losert’s Farm Stand. Kettle Korn provided by Adirondack Kettle Korn. Delicious Food Available. Admission $5 per car. 

Elks Ladies Auxiliary Indoor Craft & Garage Sale
Saratoga-Wilton Elks Club, Elks Lane | 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Admission is free with over 40 vendors; parking is great, bargains galore, and lunch. We offer household items, sports equipment, hand-made items, clothing, fabrics, jewelry, party vendors, pet supplies, food treats, and just about anything you can imagine may be found here. New vendors are signing up every month. All proceeds go to our local charities. An 8-food table and chairs are just $15. Call Linda at 518-289-5470 for information or to sign up for a table(s). Masks should be worn by everyone unvaccinated.

The Harmony Corners Famous Chicken Barbecue
Harmony Corners Firehouse, Route 67, Charlton | 3 – 7 p.m.

This will be Drive thru Takeout only, serving ticket holders. Tickets are available at Smith’s Pie Shop, Mail N More in Burnt Hills, and McConchie’ Heritage Acres Campground. Dinner includes 1/2 Chicken, baked potato, corn on the cob, coleslaw, roll, bottle of water, and a slice of pie. All for $14.

Moonlight Hike
Camp Saratoga North, Parking Lot #1 on Scout Rd., Wilton | 8 – 9 p.m. 
View nature in a new light, as we walk the trails in moonlight. The group will traverse approximately 1.5 to 2 miles of trail. Dress for the weather. Registration required at least one business day in advance. Space is limited.  Outdoor programs are weather-dependent and may be cancelled during bad weather. For more information or to register for the program, please contact the office at 518-450-0321 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Provide name, phone number, email address and number of people within your party.

Autumn Stroll
Historic Congress Park, 1E Congress St., Saratoga Springs | 10:30 a.m. 

Charlie Kuenzel will explore the historic landscape architecture of Congress Park, share about the history of Saratoga and its springs, and highlight the Canfield Casino. Meet at Congress Park in front of Canfield Casino.  All Sunday morning tours last approximately 90 minutes and require walking and standing on varied terrain. Tours will be limited to 30 people and tickets must be purchased in advance. The cost per tour is $15 for SSPF members and $20 for non-members. Members who have received complimentary Stroll passes should contact the Foundation directly to reserve their ticket.

Monday, September 20

Saratoga Parkinson’s Support Group
Ballston Area Community Center, 20 Malta Ave., Ballston Spa | 1 p.m.

Live meeting, new venue, new time. Dr. Jennifer Durphy from Albany Medical Center Movements Disorder will be speaking on Developments in Parkinson’s. For questions or information contact: Kevin McCullough, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., call 518-222-4247 or Marie Thorne, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., call 518-810-8483.

Tuesday, September 21

Pierogi Sale Pick Up
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 pierogies. All pierogi orders are $10/doz. now. We will have a limited amount of stuffed clams for orders.  Please call 518-363-0001.  We follow all proper & current procedures for your safety.

Wednesday, September 22

Stuffed Shells Dinner 
Saratoga-Wilton Elks Lodge, 1 Elks Lane, 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: Stuffed shells, meatballs, sweet sausage, tossed salad, garlic toast. Dinner for 2 is $25.00 cash only. 

Thursday, September 23

Luncheon – Korean War Veterans Association
Ambrosia Diner, 518 Aviation Rd, Queensbury | Noon

Hosts will be Bob Garland and Paul O’Keefe.  All veterans who served anywhere during the Korean War, in Korea at any time, spouses, widows, friends and relatives are all invited to attend.  Reservations need to be received by Tuesday, September 21 by calling Bob Garland at 518-280-0075 or Lois Miner at 518-695-3905.  For further information or an application to join the organization, please phone Comm. Paul O’Keefe at 518-603-4186.  Annual dues for veterans are $10, and $5 for all others.

48th Annual Adirondack Balloon Festival
Thursday to Sunday, September 23 – 26 | Multiple locations, various times. This year, the festival cannot allow vendors, children’s activities, or Open Door breakfast, pilots can’t take passengers. At the airport, you can attend a drive-through moonglow to observe 40 tethered balloons, lit up from within. A live band, 8-10 balloons, and possibly fireworks display at the East Field. Festival merchandise will be for sale. Balloon launches subject to weather conditions. To sponsor this free event for the community and make a tax-deductible contribution, visit or follow @adirondackballoonfest

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