November 12 – November 18, 2021

Friday, November 12    

Posture and Balance with Kristin Brenner
Saratoga Springs Public Library

Zoom Presentation, Adult Program | 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 at www.sspl.org 

Saturday, November 13

Annual Church Garage Sale 
Presbyterian-New England Congregational Church 24 Circular St., Saratoga Springs | 9 a.m. – 2 p.m Indoors - rain, snow, or shine.  No early birds admitted.  Masks required.  All proceeds benefit church youth group activities. Something for everyone: antique, vintage, gently used, new.  Furniture, linens, housewares, books, LPs, CDs, toys, collectibles, small appliances, jewelry, much more.  (No clothing or computers.)  Bring a box to fill!  Come early for the best selection; come back again after 1 p.m. for the half-price sale.

Defensive Driving Class
Saratoga Springs United Methodist Church

175 Fifth Ave., Saratoga Springs | 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. 
New York state approved. Save 10% on your base auto insurance for the next three years & receive up to 4 points off your driving record according to New York State Department of Motor Vehicle guidelines. Fee: $35 per person. Bring a friend fee is $30. Portion of fee goes to Saratoga Springs United Methodist Church. Registration is required and can be made by calling Ray Frankoski at 518-286-3788. As we are social distancing, a mask is required if you are not vaccinated, and your temperature will be taken upon entry. Class size is limited.

Chicken Parm Dinner Take Out
Ballston Spa Elks Lodge

10 Hamilton St., Ballston Spa | 4 – 6 p.m. 
Menu; chicken parmesan, penne, garlic bread, dessert. Cost is 2 for $25 or $15 each. Reserve your dinner by calling 518-885-1149 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Limited quantities available at the door. Proceeds support Elks Charities.

Veterans’ Day Dinner
American Legion Post 278

6 Clancy Street, Schuylerville | 6 p.m. 
Cocktails at 6 p.m. and dinner at 7 p.m. Cost per ticket is $15. Stop by the Legion for tickets or call 518-695-3011 for reservation (leave message if no answer).

Sunday, November 14 

Monthly Breakfast 
The Fish Creek Rod and Gun

123 Route 32, Schuylerville | 8 – 11 a.m.
Menu: Eggs cooked to order, bacon, sausage, toast (white or wheat), pancakes (regular, blueberry, buckwheat, apple cinnamon), French toast, home fries, orange juice, coffee, tea, hot chocolate. Cost: $10 Adult, $5 Child. EVERYONE will be welcome to join us. 581-695-3917.

Holiday Indoor Craft & Garage Sale 
Saratoga-Wilton Elks Club,

Elks Lane, Saratoga Springs | 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
The popular Elks Ladies Auxiliary Indoor Craft and Garage Sale will hold an extra monthly sale for holiday shopping.  Admission is free with over 40 vendors; parking is great, bargains galore, and lunch.  Household items, sports equipment, hand-made items, clothing, fabrics, jewelry, party vendors, pet supplies, food treats, soaps, body lotions, and just about anything you can imagine.  All proceeds go to our local charities.  Call Linda at 518-289-5470 for information or to sign up for a table(s).  Masks should be worn by everyone unvaccinated.

Monday, November 15

Nature on the Move Walk 
Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park | 11:30 a.m. Come enjoy nature with others looking to get outside. This is an excellent time to view the foliage change with the seasons! This walk is geared towards gentle exercise and those with basic fitness levels. The group will cover approximately 1.5 to two miles of trail. This program will not take place in bad weather. Registration is required at least one business day in advance. Space is limited. Our outdoor programs are weather-dependent and may be cancelled during bad weather. For more information or to register for the program, please contact the Preserve & Park office at 518-450-0321 or via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Saratoga Parkinson’s Support Group
Ballston Area Community Center

20 Malta Ave., Ballston Spa | 1 p.m. 
Kathrin LaFaver, MD, FAAN, Neurologist – Movement Disorder Specialist, Saratoga Hospital, will speak on “Lifestyle Medicine for Brain Health” at the For more information contact Kevin McCullough This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.,  518-222-4247 or Marie Thorne This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 518-810-8483. Masks required.

Collecting Political Memorabilia
Saratoga County History Center at Brookside Museum, 6 Charlton Street, Ballston Spa | 7 p.m. 

The Saratoga County History Roundtable will present a program on “Collecting Political Memorabilia” by Bill McPherson.  Mr. McPherson will bring portions of his collection, which is concentrated on 19th and early 20th century Presidents and electoral campaigns, the issue of the 8-hour day, and suffrage, as well as political material that has a regional or local flavor.  He will also share images from his collection with the group.  Please pre-register by e-mail to Jim Richmond at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Masks required within the Museum.

Tuesday, November 16 

Havurah Vatik
November Zoom Event - Meet the Maker: Meryl Davis of Blackbird Design Studio | 11 a.m. – Noon

Meryl Davis, artist and jewelry designer, discusses her “late bloomer” career and the evolution of her craftmanship and artistry. She will tell how she found her voice and developed her creativity to create original designs in stained glass, mosaics, and jewelry. She will take you through her processes as she brings raw materials to vibrant life. Meryl is a New York native, born in Brooklyn. She has lived in the Saratoga area for 13 years.  To join the Zoom meeting: 
www.us02web.zoom.us/j/89744740745?pwd=eGg0Smt6WXQzUmRXMmt6UG1kaWZ1Zz09. Passcode 724095.

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. We will also have a limited supply of stuffed clams for purchase. Please call to place your order 518-363-0001. 

Fall 2021 Dancing Through Time Virtual: The Golden Age of Hollywood
Zoom Presentation | 1 – 2:15 p.m.

The last of a six-week series. The 75-minute class begins with a virtual tour with film clips by Hollywood poster collector Mike Kaplan followed by a 55-minute thematic movement class for all level participants. Cost is $10 per class. November 16 class is “On Her Own Terms” with Mary DiSanto-Rose. To register, visit www.dancealliance.org/dancing-through-time-registration/ 

Wednesday, November 17

Old Saratoga Seniors Meeting
Town Hall, Spring St., Schuylerville | Noon | It will be a sandwich luncheon.  Bring your own lunch and desert will be provided.  We will be collecting money for Xmas Luncheon and talking about the trip in May, 2022 along with other trips.  All are welcome along with guests.  For more information, contact Pat Temple, 518-338-2329. 

Baked Ham Dinner Take Out
Saratoga-Wilton Elks, 1 Elks Lane, Saratoga Springs | 4:30 – 6 p.m. Curbside pick up only. Call Monday or Tuesday between 10 a.m. – Noon to place an order, 518-584-2585. Menu: baked ham, Au Gratin potatoes, vegetables, applesauce, roll, tossed salad. Dinner for 2 / $25, cash only. 

Thursday, November 18

Moonlight Hike 
Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park, Camp Saratoga North

Parking Lot #1, Scout Rd., Wilton | 7 – 8 p.m.
Are you interested in seeing the Preserve at night? View nature in a new light, as we walk the trails in moonlight. An unforgettable experience for all ages! The walk will be approximately 1.5 to 2 miles long. Please dress for the weather. Registration is required at least one business day in advance. Space is limited.  Our outdoor programs are weather-dependent and may be cancelled during bad weather. For more information or to register for the program, please contact the Preserve & Park office at 518-450-0321 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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