September 30 – October 6, 2022

Friday, September 30


Saratoga Lake Golf Club
35 Grace Moore Road, Saratoga Springs | 11 a.m. The Saratoga Regional YMCA will be hosting its annual LiveSTRONG, Live Fun event. All proceeds directly benefit their LiveSTRONG at the YMCA programs, which is a joint effort between the LiveSTRONG Foundation and the YMCA to provide health and wellness programs to adult cancer survivors, at no cost to the participants. The LiveSTRONG fundraiser will kick off with an afternoon golf tournament, followed by a dinner program. If you wish to attend or donate, please visit For additional questions, please contact the Y’s Fundraising Coordinator, Kirstin Swartz, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Saturday, October 1

6th Annual Saratoga Recycles Day

SPAC Parking Lot, west side of Route 50,
Saratoga Springs | 9 a.m.  – Noon. 

Accepting clothing & textiles (any condition), scrap metal, eyeglasses, hearing aids, adult bikes, 20 & 24-inch mountain bikes, musical instruments, backpacks, cell phones with chargers, camping gear, and more. eLot will collect appliances & electronics (including TVs). There will be an additional $30 fee per TV or monitor.  And Youth2 will give out bamboo reusable towels to the first 100 cars. $5 per household vehicle fee. Cash or check accepted. For details about what is being collected, maps of the collection stations, and list of FAQs, visit Still have questions? Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

5th Annual Dan Provost Memorial Walk 

Gavin Park, 10 Lewis Dr., Saratoga Springs

9:30 a.m. | This will be a 1.25-mile family friendly walk, information on area addiction recovery resources, Narcan training, refreshments, and great raffle items.  Proceeds to benefit area addiction recovery programs.  Suggested donation $10 individual/$20 family.  Registration at or at the door.  For further information call 518-587-8422 or see Facebook.   

Charlton Freehold Fall Festival 

Charlton Freehold
768 Charlton Rd., Village of Charlton | 9:30 a.m.

Come and enjoy a day of many activities. Blessing of the Animals, beginning with a short service browsing the booths of local artisans and vendors offering a variety of crafts and goods while you listen to live music! Chili, hot dogs, and baked goods will satisfy anyone’s appetite which include vegan and keto choices. Take a break or end the day with fun games on the lawn for the young and mature. 

Goat Brothers 28th Annual Swap Meet

Saratoga County Fairgrounds
162 Prospect St., Ballston Spa |10 a.m. – 6 p.m. 

Admission is $10 (under 12 free). Motorcycle Show. Cars and trucks welcome to the show, live entertainment, motorcycle parts and accessories, gifts and novelties, food, and drink available. For information, call 518-583-3398 or go online to 

Blessing of the Animals

Peter Lutheran Church, 2776 Hwy 9, Malta | 11 a.m.

In commemoration of the Feast of St. Francis you are cordially invited to bring your pets (leashed, caged, or securely held), pictures of your pets, or beloved stuffed animals (no leashes or cages required) to a service of blessing of all God’s companion creatures. Professional nail clipping will be offered free of charge. For more information or questions call 518-583-4153. 

Malta Cultural Arts Festival 

Malta Community Center
One Bayberry Drive, Malta | 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Performances and Workshops Indoors and Outdoors, celebrating the cultural diversity of Malta and surrounding communities! Artists include: Alex Torres and his Latin Orchestra; Asian Culture Dance Troupe; Motoko & Echu, Storytellers; Narthalaya School of the Arts; Rural Soul Music Studio; 3Smart Studio.  Local Artisans, food, kid’s activities and more! Go to for schedule of performances and workshops!

Saratoga Wing Off 2022

Various locations Saratoga County | 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Discover Saratoga and Bailey’s Saratoga are proud to announce Saratoga Wing Off. Featuring wing samples from a variety of restaurants, live music, and family-friendly activities. Wing lovers will have the opportunity to try $2 wing samples at participating establishments and vote for their favorite. Winners will be announced via social media on Saturday evening, October 1. For more information, including a list of participating wing vendors, please visit or call 518-584-1531.

World Cultures Full Circle 

Unitarian Universalist Church of Saratoga Springs

624 North Broadway, Saratoga Springs | 7 p.m.

An hour of flute and piano arrangements of uplifting music. From the jazz of Gershwin in America (including a special arrangement of Rhapsody and Blue excerpts) and Claude Bolling of France; through many musical styles from around the world embracing Spain, Germany, Argentina and more.  Performers are Judith Thomas, pianist known in Saratoga for her work at UU services as Music Director and as a popular entertainer in the Assisted Living circuit; and, Jolene Crowley, a former teacher and orchestral performer.  Refreshments will follow the concert. Cost: $20 Donation. 

Sunday, October 2

Looking for Land in All the Right Places Farm Tour

2531 State Route 40, Greenwich | 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Finding land to farm can be a tough challenge for new farmers or those looking to expand their operations. Join the Agricultural Stewardship Association for a day long tour featuring three properties which offer leasing and/or farm management opportunities for farm seekers. Transportation will be provided by van and carpooling. This program is free to all, however advanced registration is required. For more information on the three farms, a complete agenda for the day, and to register, please visit the ASA website: or call 518-692-7285.

Paint Collection Day

SPAC Overflow Parking Lot, West Side of Route 50, Saratoga Springs 

Noon – 3 p.m. | Sustainable Saratoga and our partner, Green Sheen, will accept interior and exterior household paint, deck coatings, stains, shellacs, sealers, urethanes, waterproofing sealers, metal coatings, field, and lawn paints. We can’t accept aerosols. Containers should not be empty or leaking. No other items will be accepted.  Anyone can participate. There are no residency requirements for this event. $5 per household vehicle fee. Cash or check accepted. For details about what is being collected, maps of the collection stations, and list of FAQs, visit Still have questions? Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Spare Some Time Bowling Fundraiser 

Strike Zone, 32 Ballston Ave., Saratoga Springs | 2 – 5 p.m.

The fundraiser will benefit the Saratoga Children’s Theatre to help raise money toward improvements to our Black Box Theater and our scholarship fund. Cost is $100 per lane includes unlimited bowling for 4 people, shoe rental, soda and 2 slices of pizza. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to reserve your spot.

Monday, October 3

Preschool Nature Hour 

Wilton Wildlife Preserve, Camp Saratoga, 90 Scout Rd., Wilton

10:30 – 11:30 a.m. | This monthly program is for our youngest explorers (ages 3-6) where we use childrens’ love of nature to teach simple concepts. We will go on a short walk followed by a fun nature-based craft! This season’s topics will include Monarch butterflies, fall foliage, and more! To register call 518-450-0321 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 

Tuesday, October 4

The Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Court McLaughlin #422 Monthly Meeting

Knights of Columbus, 50 Pine Road, Saratoga Springs | 6:30 p.m.  Members are welcome to gather for the Rosary at 5:45 p.m. followed by social time. Through CDA we share our talents and gifts and work with other Catholic women who share faith and similar values. We welcome those interested in giving us a look. If you have any questions feel free to contact our Regent, Lucille Koch at 516-319-4577.

Let’s Talk History

Ye Deli, 7 East Street, Fort Edward | 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Our picturesque region is gilded with the blood, sweat, passion and brilliance of our history – from the colonial times through the French and Indian and Revolutionary War eras.  We cannot turn around twice without trodding upon the footprints of our larger-than-life forebears – or gliding our canoes over the same rivers and lakes they traversed.  Why not get together and talk about them.  Historic topics needn’t be limited to our local history – there’s plenty to go around. John Weber, of the Fort Edward Historical Association, invites you to enjoy lively chat about history with friendly folks. The Fort Edward Historical Association is a 501 C3 non-profit organization.

Wednesday, October 5

Olde Saratoga Seniors Meeting 

Town Hall, 35 Spring St., Schuylerville | Noon

It will be a casserole luncheon. Please bring a dish to pass and share.  Dues will be due and information about our upcoming trip will be shared.  Guests are welcome.  For more information, please contact Pat Temple, 518-338-2329

Meatloaf Dinner Take Out

Saratoga Wilton Elks, 1 Elks Lane, Saratoga Springs | 4:30 – 6 p.m.

For curbside pickup only. Menu: Meatloaf, mashed potatoes, vegetable, salad, roll, gravy. Dinner for 2 / $30. Cash only. Call Monday or Tuesday between 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. to place an order. 518-584-2585. 


Knights of Columbus #246, 50 Pine Rd., Saratoga Springs | 7 p.m. Every Wednesday evening.  The doors open at 4:30 p.m., the kitchen window (which is staffed by the Catholic Daughters) opens at 5:30 p.m., games go on sale at 6 p.m. and the first game starts at 7  Every week, there is $1,500 in guaranteed prize money.  Join us for an evening out and help to support our activities within the community.

Thursday, October 6

H.O.P.E. 20 Year Anniversary Gala

Saratoga National Golf Club, 458 Union Ave., Saratoga Springs

6:30-10 p.m. | Homes for Orphaned Pets Exist is celebrating 20 years of helping people and pets find each other at the annual H.O.P.E. Gala.  Steve Caporizzo is the special guest emcee, and live music will be provided by Hot Club of Saratoga.  There will be plenty of great food and drinks, a silent auction, raffle, and live auction with Mark Capone.  Reservations are required and can be made online at  For more information, call 518-450-7013.

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