Friday, May 26
Grant Cottage Opens Hike into History ?
1000 Mt. McGregor Rd., Wilton
9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. | Book a guided Mt. McGregor Hidden History Tour, enjoy the Gift Shop, Visitor Center exhibits, outdoor interpretive panels, view from the observation binoculars, walking path to the Overlook, and free self-guided audio grounds tour. The Mt. McGregor Hidden History Tour involves continuous hiking over varied terrain for approximately 1 mile. Not suitable for those with limited mobility or other conditions that may limit moderately strenuous physical activity. Adequate footwear and clothing as well as insect and sun repellant are recommended for safety and enjoyment purposes. Tours can be booked, and information can be found at grantcottage.org
Saturday, May 27
Annual Memorial Day Parade ?
Downtown Ballston Spa | 9 a.m.
Honor the memory of those U. S. servicemen and servicewomen who have passed away. The parade begins across from Carousel Village and continues with a pause for a ceremony at the Kayderosseras Creek bridge then continue along Milton Avenue to Front Street where the parade proceeds to the Civil War Monument, turning onto Low Street to Veterans Park. Hosted by the Village of Ballston Spa, Henry Cornell American Legion Post #234 and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #358, the schedule includes the Placing of Wreaths, a rifle salute, Invocation, Memorial Day address. Remarks from Grand Marshal, a reading of the Gettysburg Address, Flag Raising at Veterans Park, TAPS, Closing Benediction, followed by a reception in Wiswall Park.
Saratoga Farmers Market
112 High Rock Park Ave., Saratoga Springs | 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
The League of Women Voters of Saratoga County will be offering Voter Registration tables. Residents can learn where to find information about polling places, information about registration, early voting, absentee voting, and pick up absentee voting applications and voter registration forms.
Middle Grove United Methodist Church, 429 Middle Grove Rd., Middle Grove | 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
and Sunday May 28.
Monthly Meeting American Legion
Adirondack Post 70 of the American Legion, 34 West Avenue, Saratoga Springs 10 a.m. Memorial Day picnic to follow!
Saratoga County Farm Tour Series ?
Song Hill Thoroughbreds,
290 County Route 75, Mechanicville | 10:30 – Noon
Join the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame as we visit some of the best thoroughbred farms in Saratoga Springs! Guests will enjoy a unique 90-minute tour through a different thoroughbred farm every month, where a knowledgeable guide will give you a behind the scenes look at how these farms operate. Meet some of racing’s most legendary equine athletes. Comfortable walking shoes are recommended on this tour. Includes free admission to the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame. NOTE: This tour is NOT wheelchair accessible and will NOT involve feeding of the horses.
The Foreboding - Conversation & Ceremony
The Memorial Tour of Requiem: What Remains is Love’ by Maria Riccio Bryce ?
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Hackett Blvd., Albany - Friday, May 26 7 p.m., First Reformed Church, 8 N. Church St., Schenectady - Saturday, May 27 at 7 p.m., and Trinity Lutheran Church, Guy Park Avenue, Amsterdam - Sunday, May 28 at 3 p.m. What Remains is Love’ Is a unique work that celebrates the mystery, honors the faith, mourns the losses, and sings the glory of invincible love. It is a perfect event to experience over the Memorial Day weekend in our shared time of remembrance. A Freewill offering will be gratefully accepted.
Sunday, May 28
Gospel Fest ’23 ?
Pitney Meadows Community Farm, 223 West Ave.,
Saratoga Springs | 1 – 6 p.m.
Come experience the Joy and Community at this year’s GospelFest -- down on the Farm! Featuring The Heavenly Echoes, Milayne Jackson & Blue Train, Audrina Hill, and more! A Family Event with light refreshments, this year’s celebration will be held in Pitney Meadows Community Farm’s High Tunnel! FREE & Open to the Public! Donations are always welcomed. Special Thanks: Pitney Meadows Community Farm, Stewart’s Shoppers, Ben & Jerry’s of Saratoga, Our Lodge Foundation, and MLK Saratoga. Updates on website: FrederickAllenLodge.org/gospel-fest
Monday, May 29
Franklin Community Center BurgerFi Fundraiser ?
BurgerFi, 460 Broadway, Saratoga Springs | 4 – 9 p.m. When you purchase your meal mention your group’s name and follow the restaurants instructions to receive 20% of your meal’s price donated back to Franklin Community Center. Dine In and Take out. Not applicable for delivery. We hope you can join us in eating out for a good cause! RSVP & all details here: www.groupraise.com/events/244737
Tuesday, May 30
Apple Enthusiasts: Fitness
Saratoga Springs Public Library, 49 Henry St., Saratoga Springs
9:30 – 11:30 a.m. | Apple Enthusiasts is a hybrid all-things-Apple chat group, where you can bring your device, app, or software questions to get some answers. Topics covered may include iOS software updates, apps, and general use. Users of all experience levels are encouraged to attend! Please register for this Zoom-based program online, or by contacting the library at 518-584-7860. This week we will be discussing the Fitness App.
Wednesday, May 31
Roast Pork Dinner Take-out
Saratoga-Wilton Elks Club,
1 Elks Lane, Saratoga Springs
4:30 – 6 p.m. | Take out only. Call Monday or Tuesday between 10 a.m. – Noon to place an order. 518-584-2585. Menu: roast pork, mashed potatoes, vegetable, stuffing, applesauce, gravy, and roll, tossed salad. $15 per dinner. (cash only).
Galway Photography Club
Galway Public Library, Community Room,
2112 East Street, Galway | 6 p.m.
Thursday, June 1
Yard Sale ?
SARATOGA: The Zonta Club of Saratoga County will hold a yard sale Saturday, June 3, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 170 Ballston Avenue, Saratoga Springs. Apparel, jewelry, accessories, baby clothes. All proceeds to support Zonta Club of Saratoga County.
Storytelling (Re)Collected ?
Dee Sarno Theater,
320 Broadway, Saratoga Springs
5 – 8 p.m. | Saratoga Arts and Ndakinna Education Center have collaborated to create an interdisciplinary exhibition experience that will inspire questions about how history and stories are recorded, and learning about history through all different genres of art affects the way in which we communicate with each other. To accurately reflect the diversity of our regional indigenous cultures, this exhibition includes both historical and contemporary work made with traditional Abenaki methods incorporating sound, language, and storytelling.
Finance Committee Meeting
The Galway Public Library,
2112 East St., Galway | 5 p.m.
The public is welcome to attend. For more information call