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April 5 - 11, 2024

Friday, April 5

Campfire Chat with Sustainable Saratoga

Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park, 80 Scout Rd., Wilton

10 a.m. | Want to see how to incorporate more sustainable practices in your everyday life? We’ll talk about backyard composting  and planting a pollinator garden at home. Come join us around the fire to learn more while eating s’mores. Come back at 7 p.m. for the Woodcock Walk – learn about this silly-looking critter then take a guided walk at dusk. Through the meadows we will watch for their mating displays and listen for their calls. What makes these birds so unique? Registration is required at least one business day in advance. To sign-up email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., visit the website at wiltonpreserve.org or call the office at 518-450-0321. 

Saturday, April 6

ADK Tabletop Day 2024

Charles R. Wood Theater,
Glens Falls | 9:30 a.m. – 10 p.m. 

ADK Tabletop Day is a gathering for those who enjoy playing board games, card games, role-playing games and more. Attendees can sign up to learn how to play new games or play old favorites. They can also grab a table and borrow games from the large library of modern board game titles or even borrow a table and bring their own games. We will be raising money for North Shore Animal League’s Adirondack Region Cat Adoption Center, located in Glens Falls. There’ll even be some cats on-site for a few hours that day. Tickets can be purchased at the box office or online at woodtheater.org. The Dice Must Flow | Adirondacon.com 

Malta Ridge and Malta West Ridge Cemetery Association Annual Meetings

Malta Ridge Methodist Church, 729 Malta Avenue Extension, Malta | 10 a.m. & 10:30 a.m. 

All lot owners, descendants and anyone interested in the cemetery are encouraged to attend.

Vendor/Craft Show

Rescue Squad Building, Route 29, Schuylerville

10 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Raffles, concessions, and lots of vendors. Start your shopping early. Come out to support your local rescue squad. For more information, contact Jennie McReynolds at 518-338-2709. 

Solar Eclipse Party

Ballston Spa Public Library, 21 Milton Ave., Ballston Spa

11 a.m. | This fun program will teach kids about the solar eclipse through videos and activities. There will be a space themed photo booth and snacks. Solar eclipse glasses will be given out to each child. This event is designed for kindergarten through 5th grade students. Registration is required. Limit 20. For more information visit bspl.sals.edu or call 518-885-5022. To register, call or stop in. 

Celebration of Favorite Poems

Galway Public Library,
2112 East St, Galway | 1 p.m. 

Bring a favorite poem to read, or just come to listen.  Details and registration at 518-882-6385. 

Sunday, April 7

3rd Annual Bike Swap

Saratoga Spa Park, Columbia Pavilion | 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Items to swap: bikes, tools, apparel, bike racks and more. For more information or to volunteer, visit our website www.saratogashredders.com. 

Opera Saratoga America Sings

Caffè Lena, 47 Phila St., Saratoga Springs | 1 p.m.

Tenor César Andrés Parreño, accompanied by pianist Liza Armistead present “Latinidad: a Tour of South America” This potpourri of South American art songs includes composers Ponce, Guastavino, Guevara, Violeta Parra, Chía Patiño, Santoro, Villa-Lobos and Ginastera. The America Sings series amplifies the voices of BIPOC artists who have historically been underrepresented on the concert stage. Tickets: $35; OS and Caffè Lena members: $25; Students: $10. Info at operasataoga.org/americasings2024.

Monday, April 8

Blue Friday of New York 2024 Kick-Off Event

The Mill on Round Lake, Route 9, Malta | 5:30 – 9 p.m. Honoring those who protect and serve. The local Blue Friday event will take place on April 26 at the Ninety Nine Restaurant, located at 3073 Route 50, Wilton Mall, 5:45 a.m. – 10 a.m. (other locations in Colonie and Catskill). For more information, please contact retired Albany Police Officer Pat Fox at 518-469-9201 or Retired Saratoga County Deputy Sheriff Lou Somma at 518-421-2921. Blue Friday New York is a 501C3 that recognizes the sacrifices made by the men in women in “blue”. More information can be found at www.bluefridayny.org. 

Malta Spotlighter’s Theatre Troupe Auditions

Malta Community Center, One Bayberry Rd., Malta | By Appointment. Auditions for the first production of Spotlighter’s Theatre Troupe’s 35th season ‘The Masterpiece’ are April 8 and April 10. Looking for ages 7-adult. There are many roles for all ages. ‘The Masterpiece’, an original musical comedy, is a look back at the 1970s with the audience involved in figuring out the tangled web of characters. Originally written in 1999, this show is being revived for performances on June 22 and 23. Auditions are by appointment only.  Contact Elyse Young, Artistic Director at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 518-899-4411 x 305 for additional information, or to set an audition appointment.

Tuesday, April 9

New York State Yellow Ribbon Day

Veterans Memorial,
162 Rte. 236, Halfmoon | 11 a.m. 

They will be collecting donations for NY 2 Blue Star Mothers of America, Inc. Donations will be used to send Freedom Boxes to our deployed troops. For questions contact Blue Star Mother, Donna Abrared at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Society of Amereican Magicians

S. W. Pitts Hose Co. of Latham, 226 Old Loudon Road, Latham | 7 p.m.  We welcome all people, age 16 and older, with any interest in the art of magic whether it be: performance, history, collecting or purely entertainment to join us for a fun evening.  For more information about our organization, or for a link to a local magician, visit our web site: sam24.synthasite.com 

Wednesday, April 10

Chicken Parmigiana 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: Chicken Parmigiana, penne pasta, tossed salad, garlic toast. Cost is $15 per dinner. Cash only.

Green Drinks

The Parting Glass, 40-42 Lake Ave, Saratoga Springs | 5 - 7 p.m.

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.

Thursday, April 11

VA Aid and Attendance Pension Benefit Lecture

The Summit at Saratoga Senior Living Community, 1 Perry Road, Saratoga Springs | 1 p.m.

Are you eligible to receive the Aid and Attendance benefit?  Recipients are veterans and surviving spouses who require regular attendance of another person to help with activities of daily living.  Persons can live in their own home or care facility.  RSVP at 518-430-2136 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 

Film:  Vischer Ferry, a Forgotten Crossroads

Brookside Museum, 21 Fairground Ave., Ballston Spa | 7 p.m. 

The film takes the audience through time, capturing each era of Vischer Ferry’s long history. Beginning with Native American occupation and the arrival of Dutch Families, the film’s focus on the Erie Canal is highlighted by a 1975 interview with John Wooden, the last lock tender along the local section of the canal. Other segments include a look at the Van Vranken family through the eyes of the 10th generation to grow up in Vischer Ferry, and the “Three Pillars” of the community today – the church, the fire company and the general store. Registration for the events at Brookside Museum and the Vischer Ferry Fire House can be made at brooksidemuseum.org/events/2024-04/

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