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Friday, June 14

Indoor and Outdoor Yard Sale and Bake Sale

Malta Ridge Methodist Church, 729 Malta Avenue Extension, Malta | 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. For additional information or directions please call the Church 518-581-0210. 

SAIL Fundraiser Garage Sale

71 Glenwood Ave., Queensbury | 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.  Sunday 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Annual Southern Adirondack Independent Living Garage Sale (SAIL). This is a vital fundraiser, filling the gaps left by grant funding and allowing us to continue our mission of helping people live more independently. The event will feature an awesome basket raffle with prizes donated by local businesses.

Saturday, June 15

Fly-In Breakfast 

250 Rudy Chase Drive, Glenville | 8:30 – 10:30 a.m. Enjoy an assortment of pancakes, French toast, eggs, sausage, potatoes, juice, coffee, tea, fruit and more. The breakfast is open to the public. At 10 a.m., Dr. Kevin H. Knuth, Professor of Physics at the University at Albany will discuss his career in physics and his research into UAPs (Unidentified Aerial Phenomenon), formerly known as UFOs. Fly-In if you would like. Pilots: Tower Frequency 121.3; Ground 121.9. Land at Schenectady County Airport and taxi to Richmor Aviation North. Tell them you are going to ESAM.

Join the Community Crew at Pitney Meadows

223 West Ave., Saratoga Springs | 9 a.m.  - Noon

Join our Work to Learn, volunteer “Community Crew!” Come harvest, weed, plant, mulch, process crops, and much more with us! You’ll work side-by-side with our farmers, learn our best practices by putting them into action, and directly support your community farm. Rain or shine, every Saturday in June.

Voter Registration 

Saratoga Farmers Market, 112 High Rock Avenue, Saratoga Springs | 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. The League of Women Voters of Saratoga County will be offering Voter Registration tables at the market. 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.

Ladies of Charity Annual Garage and Bake Sale

Italian American War Vewwterans, 247 Grand Avenue, Saratoga Springs | 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Rain or Shine. The bake sale will include cakes, breads, cookies, cupcakes, brownies, pies, muffins and other specialties. For more information call Sharon at 518-365-0004 or Claudette at 518-584-7592.

14th Annual PetAPalooza Pet Adoption Day

 Curtis Lumber, Ballston Spa, East Greenbush, and Queensbury | 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Meet adoptable animals from local shelters and rescue groups. Veterinarians and pet service providers will be on-site, offering exclusive discounts and expert advice. Our Ballston Spa event will feature our special guests, WTEN Meteorologist Steve Caporizzo and the WTEN Pet Connection team. Free face-painting, balloon twisting, pet caricatures and pet photos with a vacationing Santa will be available for all to enjoy. And don’t forget the food trucks for a bite to eat! Bring a donated pet food/supply item to aid No Empty Bowls. For full details visit www.clpetapalooza or www.facebook.com/clpetapalooza   

NYS Parks Centennial Community Day Celebration

Grant Cottage, 1000 Mt. McGregor Rd., Wilton | 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Join us to Celebrate NYS Parks’ 100th Birthday with a full day of free family fun including pony rides, face painting, music, reenactors, and so much more! No registration needed. For more information, visit  www.grantcottage.org/events/2024communityday

Sow, Grow, Know: Unveiling the Secrets of Soil 

Pitney Meadows Community Farm, 223 West Ave., Saratoga Springs | 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. A public workshop with Farm and Stewardship Director Ian Magnus. If you have ever wondered where soil comes from - this is the class for you! We will discuss the evolution of soil, what constitutes a ‘good’ soil, and how you can manage your soil to the benefit of your plants.

Genealogy and Local History

Town of Saratoga Town Hall, 12 Spring St., Schuylerville | 1 p.m. Heritage Hunters presents speaker Christine Hogan-Kilburn, a volunteer at the Parks-Bentley Place, a historic home and museum in South Glens Falls. She transcribed 30 special letters, part of a large collection of correspondence donated to the Museum by the Smith Family. Christine will talk about what she learned from the letters and about the resulting book entitled, Dear Friend: Letters from Union Soldier Gustavus Wintermeyer to John A. Bentley of the Parks-Bentley Family. The public is welcome. For info call 518-885-9309. Parks-Bentley Place website is https://wwwparksbentleyplace.org.

Foster Family Band Performance

First United Methodist Church, 243 Main St., Corinth | 5p.m.  Free concert – no tickets needed. The Foresters are a Christian Music Band. Live band and family harmony. Based out of Nashville, TN.

Sunday, June 16

Remember Dad – Father’s Day Breakfast

The Gansevoort Volunteer Fire Department, 1870 Route 32N, Gansevoort |  8 – 11 a.m. All you can eat breakfast. Menu includes eggs cooked to order, omelets, pancakes, hash, French toast, home fries, biscuits and sausage gravy, orange juice, milk and coffee. Donations: $120 Adults, Seniors 55+ $10, Military and 1st Responders $10, Children (6 to 12) $8, Kids under 6 free. 

Annual Kids Free Fishing Derby

Lake Lonely, 373 Crescent Ave., Eagles Parking Lot, Saratoga Springs | 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Open to All Children 14 years and under and must be accompanied by an adult guardian. Worms supplied but bring your own poles and tackle. There will be free hotdogs, chips and sodas for the kids as well as prizes for fish caught in each category. The sponsors are NYS DEC, Fraternal Order of the Eagles, SSPD, Saratoga Wilton Elks, Dick’s, Wiggly Worm, Saratoga Boat Care, Stewart’s Shops and Basspointers Fishing Club. Come enjoy this family friendly free event.

Annual Strawberry Shortcake Social 

The Wilton Heritage Society 5 Parkhurst Rd., Wilton | 1 – 4 p.m. or until sold-out.  Treat Dad on Father’s Day. We will have curb-side pick-up and limited indoor and outdoor seating.  Same great strawberries, homemade biscuits, and freshly whipped cream. Suggested donation is $7 per generous serving.  Exact change is appreciated.

Monday, June 17

Saratoga Parkinson’s Support Group June Meeting

Saratoga Senior Center, 290 West Avenue, Saratoga Springs | 2:30 p.m. This month’s speaker is Joy Milne who is able to detect Parkinson’s by smell.  This amazing ability has opened up new research into diagnosing Parkinson’s from skin-based biomarkers. Joy is an honorary lecturer at the Manchester Institute of Biotechnology at the University of Manchester, UK. She will be joining us via FaceTime to speak about her ability and the research connected with it. Please come and join us to learn about this fascinating topic. Please contact with questions: Leader Gordon Blyth, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 917- 887-7980 or Co-Leader Marie Thorne This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 518-810-8483. 

Tuesday, June 18

I Woke Up In The Sky

Universal Preservation Hall, 25 Washington St., Saratoga Springs | 7 p.m. Composer-performer Catherine Brookman shares her album “I Woke Up In the Sky” with Opera Saratoga’s audiences. Her music deals with the experience of time passing, collapsing, unfinished business, heartbreak, loneliness, depression. Tickets available at OperaSaratoga.org

Wednesday,
June 19

Saratoga Soul Brandtville Blues 

Grant Cottage, 1000 Mt. McGregor Rd., Wilton | 2 p.m. Author Carol Daggs presents her book Saratoga Soul Brandtville Blues, a visual narrative on the Daggs Family story in the upstate Saratoga Springs, New York neighborhood of Brandtville. Along with the delightful collection of historic photographs, Daggs’ decidedly abecedarian approach recounts an African-American family experience through telling a narrative. This is the first program in our 2024 Grant Cottage Literary Landmark Author Series. For more information, visit 

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. Cost is $15 per dinner. Cash only.

Thursday, June 20

Community Farm Day

Pitney Meadows Community Farm, 223 West Ave., Saratoga Springs | 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Volunteer gatherings designed to engage community members in a wide-range of hands-on work alongside our farmers. Crafted to provide a fulfilling experience for all levels of green thumbs, where you can immerse yourself in the rhythms of farm life while supporting your local community. You’ll have the opportunity to gain firsthand knowledge about regenerative agriculture practices, biodiversity, and the essential efforts put forth to sustainably feed our local community. Join us for an enriching experience that not only strengthens community bonds, but also empowers you to positively impact both the land and the people it sustains!

Greenfield Farmers Market 

Middle Grove Park, 428 Middle Grove Rd., Middle Grove | 4 – 7 p.m. The Town of Greenfield Recreation Department has revamped its Greenfield Farmers Market, which will be held Thursday evenings, and will feature more than 20 vendors, rotating food trucks and weekly entertainment throughout its season from June 20-September 19. (Please note there will be no market on July 4.)

9 Hole Golf Tournament 

Van Patten Golf Club, 924 Main St., Clifton Park | Noon. Join us for a fantastic day of networking and golf at our upcoming Annual Chamber Golf Tournament.  Our shotgun starts at Noon for our 9 Hole Outing. Tickets are $150 per golfer and are on sale now. This exclusive event is perfect for business professionals looking to connect and unwind on the greens. Are you not a golfer but would still like to take part in this networking event? We will be hosting a Networking on the Greens Mixer after the outing. Sponsorships are available for all different levels. Email Andrea Cole at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more details!

Annual Craft and Antique Fair

The Saratoga County History Center is thrilled to invite the public to the 5th Annual Craft and Antique Fair at the beautiful Brookside Museum on Saturday, June 22 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Guests will be able to shop from over 50 vendors with a wide variety of locally handcrafted collectibles, gifts, antiques, farm products, food and much more! This is a terrific opportunity for New Yorkers to sample, appreciate, and support the best of upstate artisans, farmers, and culinarians. The event is free and open to the public, and will be held rain or shine. 

Saratoga Farm Showcase

Saratoga PLAN announces its inaugural Saratoga County Farm Showcase on Saturday, June 22 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. A self-guided farm tour celebrating local farms and emphasizing the importance of protecting agricultural land in Saratoga County. The tour offers fun for the whole family with tastings, tours, animal interactions, programs, and opportunities to purchase local produce and farm products. All farms are within a 30-minute radius of Saratoga Springs. Adult tickets are $10, children are free. For more information and ticket purchases, visit saratogaplan.org/farmshowcase.

Town of Wilton Community Day

Held on Saturday, June 22, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Wilton Recreation – Gavin Park 10 Lewis Drive, Saratoga Springs. There will be food trucks, bounce houses, contests, Beer & Wine tasting, Live Entertainment and much more! We are having a presale of Brooks BBQ for only $15 per dinner at Gavin Park or Town Hall. Buy them now while they last!

‘The Masterpiece’

The first production of Spotlighter’s Theatre Troupe’s 35th season ‘The Masterpiece’ will be performed at the Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry Drive on Saturday June 22 at 2 p.m. & 7 p.m. and Sunday June 23 at 2 p.m. ‘The Masterpiece’, a Spotlighter’s original musical comedy directed by Elyse Young, set in the 1970s, includes audience involvement figuring out the tangled web of characters and solving the crimes. Tickets can be purchased online at www.maltaparksrec.com or at the Malta Community Center. For additional information, call Town of Malta Parks & Recreation Department at 518-899-4411.

Saratoga Springs Booster Club Field Hockey Camp

 The Saratoga Springs Booster Club will be hosting its annual field hockey camp beginning on June 24 and ending on June 28 at Saratoga High School from 8 - 11 a.m. each day (except Monday- 5 -8 p.m.) on the turf.  The program is open to grades third through twelfth. No experience needed.   The camp includes extensive individual instruction along with daily participation in game situations.  The goal is to teach the fundamentals of field hockey, while ensuring that each player leaves the camp with a new appreciation for the game.  The camp brochure can be downloaded from the Booster Club’s website at www. Saratogafieldhockey.teampages.com.  Registration is now open and the cost is $80.  For more information, please contact Jo-Anne Hostig, Saratoga head field hockey coach at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

6 Hour Live Defensive Driving

Saturday June 29, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Saratoga Springs United Methodist Church, 175 Fifth Avenue, Saratoga Springs.  Save 10% on Auto Insurance for 3 years and reduce 4 points off record. 10-minute morning break and ½ hour for lunch – bring your own or step out.  No formal testing. Cost: $40 prepaid or $45 at door. Limited seating, please pre-register. Donation given to the church. Call:  518-784-5009 or register online: www.facetofacecourses.com. Instructors: Victor Bujanow and Deborah Harpine. 

Town of Milton’s 250th Revolutionary War Committee Ceremony

This event, taking place on June 29 at 11a.m., is to commemorate a sign honoring veterans of the Revolutionary War at Grenell Cemetery on Grenell Road. The color guard of the Saratoga Battle Chapter Sons of the American Revolution will execute a musket fire salute in period uniforms.  The purpose of this committee is to draw attention to, and educate the public about important people, places, and events of the Town of Milton as they relate to the American Revolution.  For more information contact Michael Golden at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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