Friday, November 3
Art Show Opening at Uncommon Grounds?
Uncommon Grounds, 402 Broadway, Saratoga Springs | 6 p.m. Local artist Danielle Marino and Author Ian Klepetar will be hosting a signing, reading and Q & A about their recent works: Limitless: Unearth Your Superhero Self and Where Do Missing Socks Go? Activities and games for the whole family. Bring a couple of lost socks.
Ski & Snowboard Movie: ALL TIME ?
Trombley Auditorium, Maple Avenue Middle School, 515 Maple Avenue, Saratoga Springs | 7 p.m. Alpine Sport Shop in Saratoga Springs will host Warren Miller’s new Ski & Snowboard Movie retrospective ALL TIME. Tickets are $15. purchased in store in person, at Alpine Sport Shop, 321 Clinton Street, Saratoga Springs and $20 at the door the night of the event. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. All profits will benefit Saratoga Springs High School Alpine Ski Team and Double H Ranch Adaptive Winter Sports Program.
Magnificat! Music That Makes the Spirit Soar
Spa Little Theatre, 19 Roosevelt Dr., Saratoga Springs | 7:30 p.m. Saratoga Voices – Tickets Eventbrite.com, search Saratoga Voices, $35 general admission, $25 seniors, $15 students. SaratogaVoices.org
Saturday, November 4
Scottie’s Closet ?
The Ballston Spa Middle School, 210 Ballston Ave., Ballston Spa | 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Scottie’s Closet will be held in the school’s cafeteria. Free gently used clothing, books, coats, and shoes to students, families, and individuals. All the items donated by the school community are free. The school will also host a Community Resource Fair simultaneously in the hallway outside the school cafeteria. This event provides an opportunity for families to meet members of local organizations who serve children and families. Community organizations will be available to share resources and discuss their programs in further detail. Please contact Ballston Spa Middle School for additional information at 884-7200.
Happy Planner Social Hour
Ballston Spa Public Library, 21 Milton Ave., Ballston Spa | 1 p.m. Do you need to get organized? Do you love scrapbooking? Learn about the unique daily planner that helps you get organized with monthly calendars, notes, lists, pictures and more. Join BSPL clerk and Happy Planner enthusiast, Heather Thomas, as she shows you all the tips and tricks of the planner. You will use these newly acquired skills to design your own practice page. The event is free and open to the public. Registration required. For more information visit: bspl.sals.edu or call the library 518-885-5022 to sign up.
Little Folks Concert ?
Caffè Lena, 47 Phila St., Saratoga Springs | 3 - 4:30 p.m. Saratoga Chamber Players and the Saratoga Division Street School Songwriters Club will be on stage for an afternoon filled with student-created works, a result of SCP’s Classroom to Concert program. The concert is part of the Caffè’s Little Folks series. Admission is free, but pre-registration is required. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/little-folks-classroom-to-concert-with-saratoga-chamber-players-students-tickets-687338165957?aff=oddtdtcreator
Ham Dinner ?
Old Saratoga Reformed Church, 48 Pearl St., Schuylerville | 4 – 6 p.m. Menu: baked ham, scalloped potatoes, green beans, squash, Dutch kraut, roll and dessert. Cost is $15 for adults and $9 for children 5 – 10. Take out reservations recommended, limited indoor seating. Call 518-695-6638.
Sunday, November 5
Saratoga Stryders Fall Back 5 Mile Trail Race ?
Saratoga Spa State Park, 19 Roosevelt Dr., Saratoga Springs | 10 a.m. The Fallback 5 Mile Trail Racecourse is a combination of hills, ridges, and single track, with a few wide trails, paved sections, and grassy areas, showcasing sections of the park some may have never seen before. This is nature’s original obstacle course at its finest. (There is even a stair climb on a section near SPAC.) Online Registration ends Thursday, November 2 at 5 p.m. Saturday, November 4 - In-person registration (cash/check only) and early bib pick up from 12-2 p.m. at iRun LOCAL, 425 Broadway, Saratoga Springs. Last minute in person registration (cash or check) the day of the race 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. For more information or to sign up online visit www.saratogastryders.org.
Monday, November 6
Nature on the Move ?
Messages From Survivors
Mechanicville District Public Library, 190 N. Main St., Mechanicville | 6 – 8 p.m. All are welcome. A powerful new exhibit about the Holocaust, survival, and resiliency to Mechanicville. In the exhibit, six short videos introduce the Holocaust through powerful personal stories of a family of Holocaust survivors. Six exhibit panels researched using the US Holocaust Memorial Museum’s resources provide historical context for the video footage. The exhibit covers the family’s experiences from 1938 through the 21st century.
Tuesday, November 7
Annual Election Day Chili Feast ?
Malta Ridge United Methodist Church, 729 Malta Ave. Ext., Malta Ridge | 11:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Menu: chili, tossed salad, hard rolls, homemade cookies. Eat-in or take-out available. Donation is $10. Tickets will be sold at the door. For additional information or directions call the church at 518-581-0210.
Brooks Election Day Chicken BBQ Take Out
The First Presbyterian Church of Ballston Spa, 22 West High St., Ballston Spa | 4 p.m. until sold out. Half Chicken, baked potato, coleslaw, dinner roll, and cookie - all for only $16. Take out only. No reservations needed. First come, first served.
Annual Election Day Chicken and Biscuit Dinner Take Out
Middle Grove United Methodist Church, 429 Middle Grove Rd., Middle Grove | 4 – 7 p.m. Drive Thru - Take Out Only. Dinner includes chicken & gravy w/ peas & carrots, biscuit, cranberry relish, apple crisp. Dinner Ticket: $12.
Election Day Pork Take-Out Dinner
Charlton Freehold Church, 768 Charlton Rd., Charlton | 4:30 - 7 p.m. Cost: $15. Menu: Pork Loin, Red potatoes,Glazed Carrots, Apple Sauce, Dessert.
Election Day Chicken BBQ & Bake Sale Take Out
Knights of Columbus, 50 Pine Rd., Saratoga Springs | 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. Hosted by The Ladies of Charity. Meal includes: ½ of chicken, cornbread, roasted potatoes, and a side of coleslaw. Price is $17 (cash or check only). Take out only. Bake sale items include cakes, breads, cookies, cupcakes, brownies, muffins, and other homemade specialties. To reserve your meal, call Corinne at 518-584-3468 or Gail Veitch at 518-429-9455.
Wednesday, November 8
Baked Ham 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: baked ham, Au Gratin potatoes, vegetable, apple sauce, roll, tossed salad. Cost: $15 per dinner. (Cash only).
The Parting Glass, 40-42 Lake Ave., Saratoga Springs | 5 – 7 p.m. Green Drinks! A “green gathering” for those who work, volunteer, or have a passion for promoting the environment, conservation, and sustainability. Food, alcoholic, and non-alcoholic drinks are available for purchase. Green Drinks - Saratoga Springs is held monthly.
Men and Women of Saratoga County Who Answered the Call in World War One
Brookside Museum, Long Room, 21 Fairground Ave., Ballston Spa | 7 p.m. In recognition of the 105th anniversary of the armistice that ended World War One, Saratoga County History Center will host Paul Perreault, Malta Town Historian, for the program. Paul’s presentation of these World War One stories is based on materials collected at the State Archives. These documents were collected as a result of a 1919 state law enabling the appointment of local town historians throughout the state. These historians were also encouraged to submit information on WWI veterans. Pre-registration is available at https://brooksidemuseum.networkforgood.com/events/63454-call-in-world-war-1.
Thursday, November 9
Foreign Film: One Fine Morning (2022)
Clifton Park Halfmoon Public Library, 475 Moe Rd., Clifton Park | 6:30 pm
While struggling to secure a decent nursing home for her father, a young mother runs into an unavailable friend with whom she embarks on an affair. In French/English Subtitles. Rated R; 112 min. Drama, romance. 518-371-8622. www.cphlibrary.org
A Tale of Two Generals: The Later History of the Benedict Arnold Monument at Saratoga Battlefield
Clarence Dart and the Tuskegee Airmen
Saratoga Springs History Museum, Canfield Casino, Congress Park, Saratoga Springs | 7 p.m. During World War II, Lt. Col. Clarence Dart served in the Tuskegee Airmen, a special group trained at the airfield near the famed Tuskegee Institute in Alabama. He was shot down twice, earning two Purple Hearts, and he received the Distinguished Flying Cross award. He passed away in 2012 and is buried in Greenridge Cemetery in Saratoga Springs. His son, Warren Dart, will present a history of the introduction of African Americans into the Army Air Corps, and the inspiring personal story of his father. Free admission for History Museum Members, $10 for non-Members – reserve at saratogahistory.org/events.