Friday, June 10
Annual Spring Yard Sale
Gateway House of Peace, 479 Rowland St., Ballston Spa
9 a.m. – 5 p.m. | The sale will continue on Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m-5 p.m. 100% of the proceeds to benefit Gateway House of Peace.
Saturday, June 11
Red Cross Blood Drive
St. Peter Lutheran Church, 2776 Route 9, Malta
7 a.m. - Noon | Pre-signup at the Red Cross website. The church will be serving ice cream as part of the drive! Come in, save a life and enjoy some ice cream!
Annual Plant Sale
Dockstader Recreation Fields
5078 Sacandaga Road, Galway | 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
The Glenville Hills Garden Club of Saratoga County annual plant sale will have a large selection of perennial plants as well as herbs, flowering shrubs, ground covers, vines, and bulbs offered for sale. Proceeds will fund the garden club projects, including community beautification and the sponsorship of students at environmental camps.
The Simpson United Methodist Church
1089 Rock City Rd, Rock City Falls | 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
A “2nd Hand Blessings” Flea Market. The church is located ½ mile south of Route 29 on the right.
Defensive Driving Class
Saratoga Springs United Methodist Church
175 Fifth Ave., Saratoga Springs | 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
New York State approved Defensive Driving Class. 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 each. 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. Class size is limit.
American Music Festival
Free Community Concert
Hudson Crossing Park
County Road 42, Schuylerville | All Day
Saratoga County History Center will join the Albany Symphony Orchestra and Hudson Crossing Park for a day full of activities for all ages for Trailblaze: NY, a free community concert and part of the 2022 American Music Festival series. SCHC will have a table and host two walking tours along the Champlain Canal at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. There will be activities in and around the park and the greater Schuylerville area throughout the day culminating with a free performance by the Albany Symphony Orchestra with food and beverage vendors, and art auction to benefit Hudson Crossing Park and Lake George Arts Project.
The Rockin’ Tale of Snow White
Malta Community Center, One Bayberry Dr., Malta
2 & 7 p.m. | This musical tale of Snow White has never felt so fresh with this funny adaptation of the Brothers Grimm classic! Be entertained by a huge cast of characters and lively music. Great show for all ages! Directed by Elyse Young and produced by Special Arrangement with Pioneer Drama Service. The production will also be held Sunday, June 12 at 2 p.m. Tickets: Adults $15; Children (under 18) $10. Go to MaltaParksRec.com to register or call 518-899-4411 for information. A limited number of free children’s tickets (under 18 with paying adult) available through a grant from Stewart’s Holiday Match.
Sunday, June 12
All You Can Eat Breakfast Buffet
Ballston Spa Elks Lodge #2619
10 Hamilton St., Ballston Spa | 8 a.m. -11 a.m.
Scrambled eggs, Pancakes, Sausage, French Toast, Home Fries, plus made to order Eggs and world-famous Omelets. Adults $9, Seniors $8, Kids $5. Proceeds support Elks Charities.
Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club
132 State Rte 32, Schuylerville | 8 – 11 a.m.
The menu will be Pancakes or French Toast, home fries, eggs, bacon, sausage, toast, orange juice and coffee. Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children.
Knickerbocker Mansion Walking Tours
132 Knickerbocker Rd, Schaghticoke | 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Join Sundays for an enjoyable walking tour through our 18th century Dutch Knickerbocker Mansion. Your Knick tour guide will provide educational and entertaining insights into the Mansion’s fascinating history. Just show up on any Sunday (except July 3) through October 30. As always, tours are free. For more information, visit www.knickmansion.com
Monday, June 13
Old Fashion Steamed Brown Bread
Simpson United Methodist Church
1089 Rock City Road, Rock City Falls
Need a unique Fathers’ Day gift? How about a delicious loaf of Old Fashion Steamed Brown Bread? Simpson United Methodist Church will be holding its semi-annual Spring 2022 Famous Brown Bread & Bake Sale. Cost is $8 per loaf. Call 518-885-4794 by June 13 to place your order. Pick-Up Dates: Friday, 6/17 from 4 to 6 p.m. and Saturday, 6/18 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be a bake sale on Saturday.
Tuesday, June 14
“Tipping the Pain Scale” Movie
Pine Grove Community Church, 59 Pine Rd., Saratoga Springs | 6:30 p.m.
You are invited to join Recovery Advocacy in Saratoga (RAIS) for a special viewing. This is a documentary following individuals grappling with the current systemic failures of how we have dealt with addiction and their new, innovative, and sometimes controversial solutions to the crisis. Free of charge. Refreshments provided.
Local Magicians Meeting
Halfmoon Diner, Route 9, Halfmoon | The local group of the Society of American Magicians (SAM), Assembly #24 meets on the second Tuesday of the month. For meeting details and information about our organization visit www.sam24synthasite.com.
Wednesday, June 15
MediSpa Sampler Event
7 Wells Street Suite 303, Saratoga Springs | 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Cost is $75 per person ($100 value). Your pre-paid admission allows you to sample any 3 mini medispa services from our special menu, including mini Cause + Medic CBD neck and shoulder massage, mini endermolift face treatment, mini exfoliating facial with blueberry mask and more! In addition, receive a $25 gift voucher towards medispa service of your choice with each skin care product you purchase during the event. Refreshments and goody bags for all registered attendees. Space is limited. Online reservations are required by visiting www.yarinsky.com and selecting “Book Now” clicking on “Classes.” For more information on this event, please call MediSpa Director, Gretta Taglione at 518-583-4019.
Second Annual Longshot the Moose Day
Dark Horse Mercantile, 445Broadway, Saratoga Springs | 3 – 5:30 p.m.
This fun event is held to encourage children to fall in love with reading. Children will meet 20 authors located outside of stores along Broadway and hear them read wonderful books. Children will also participate in arts and crafts, learn about the Saratoga Springs Public Library’s summer reading program, and receive a free beach ball. Longshopt the Moose himself will be there as well as Upset, the miniature horse, and Lucky the Dog. The Ronald McDonald House will be sharing exciting information about their Read and Raise Book Club.
Baked Ham Dinner
Saratoga-Wilton Elks, 1 Elks Lane, Saratoga Springs | 4:30 – 6 p.m.
For curbside pickup only. Menu: baked ham, Au Gratin potatoes, vegetable, applesauce, roll, tossed salad. Dinner for 2/$30. Cash only. Call Monday or Tuesday between 10 a.m. – noon to place an order. 518-584-2585.
Saratoga - Las Vegas Connection
Zoom Presentation | 7 p.m.
Join Dr. Michael Green, Associate Professor at University of Nevada, Las Vegas and Trustee of the Mob Museum in Las Vegas via Zoom, as part of the Expert Next Door series. Las Vegas is famous for its gangster history, but... so is Saratoga County! Hear about these underworld connections Free tickets are available at brooksidemuseum.networkforgood.com/events/44049-experts-next-door-20-saratoga-las-vegas-connection A Zoom link for the event will be sent within 48 hours of the event time.
Thursday, June 16
KWVA June Luncheon
The Ripe Tomato, Rt. 9 and 67, Malta | Noon. Hosts are Marian Crandall, Joan Hughes, and Lois Miner. Veterans who served anywhere during the Korean War, or in Korean at any time, spouses, widows, friends, and relatives are all invited to attend. To make a reservation, please contact Marian at 518-899-2506, Joan at 518-695-3577 or Lois at 518-695-3905 by June 14. Hope to see you there.