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Satur­day, June 29

NYS 5-HOUR PRE- LI­CENS­ING CLASS: Satur­day, June 29th from 9am to 2pm at the United Methodist Church, 175 Fifth Av­enue, Saratoga Springs. The cost for the class is $40.00. To Reg­is­ter: Call John Rinko at (518) 584 -2221 or E-Mail: RinkoDrivn­gS­chool.com. A por­tion from the class cost is do­nated to the United Methodist Church. AN­NUAL YARD SALE: June 28 & 29, 9 a.m.to 3 p.m. Porter Corners United Methodist Church , 512 Allen Road, in­vite the pub­lic to our yearly yard sale, as a buyer...won­der­ful... as a seller .... spec­tac­u­lar! Bring your ta­ble and sale items and set up for free! The more sell­ing, the more peo­ple who will come to buy. Set up is Fri­day the 28th @ 8 a.m. Hot dogs, chips and cold drinks will be avail­able for pur­chase. Call Jane at 518 893 2289 for more in­for­ma­tion. YADDO GAR­DEN TOURS: Gar­den tours only in­clude shar­ing the his­tory of the Trask fam­ily, the man­sion and the his­tory of Yaddo Gar­dens. The aura, spir­i­tu­al­ity and cre­ative en­ergy that per­me­ates Yaddo is dis­cussed. Do­cent-led Tours be­gin at 11 a.m., Saturdays and Sun­days be­gin­ning June 15 through Sept. 1., 2019 and on Tues­days dur­ing the rac­ing sea­son. (No Tours on Travers Day). Meet at the main foun­tain near the en­trance to the gar­den. Tours last about one hour/cost is $10 per per­son. Pri­vate do­cent-led gar­den tours may be ar­ranged at a date and time con­ve­nient to a group. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Yaddo at (518) 5840746 or at www.yaddo.org POKER TOUR­NA­MENT BEN­E­FIT: Poker Tour­na­ment Ben­e­fit - $1Mil­lion Seat Prize. It’s the 3rd An­nual Saratoga Open Poker Tour­na­ment, a multi-cause ben­e­fit event be­ing held once again at the Part­ing Glass Pub. Win­ner earns a seat at the $1M World Poker Tour stop in Mon­treal. Ho­tel is in­cluded in the prize, which is trans­fer­able and there is a Cash Buy Out Op­tion. 2PM Start. En­try is $20 Ad­vance or $30 at Door. Info at Free4Al­lPok­[email protected] or dial the venue at 583-1916.

Sunday, June 30

AUTISM AWARE­NESS NIGHT: Val­leyCats to Part­ner with Carter’s Crew for Autism Aware­ness Night This Sea­son Get listed: Sub­mit items for the cal­en­dar at CAL­EN­[email protected]­GIAN.COM. The Tri-City Val­leyCats are ex­cited to an­nounce an­other event to its jam-packed pro­mo­tional cal­en­dar for the 2019 sea­son. The Val­leyCats will team up with Carter’s Crew for its in­au­gu­ral Autism Aware­ness Night when the team hosts the Aberdeen IronBirds on Sunday, June 30 at 5:00 p.m. The pro­mo­tion will co­in­cide with Dol­lar Dog Night at the ball­park. Carter’s Crew will help the Val­leyCats to trans­form Joseph L. Bruno Sta­dium into a sen­so­ryfriendly en­vi­ron­ment dur­ing the game, with ac­tiv­i­ties car­ry­ing on through the sea­son to raise aware­ness for autism. WALK­ING TOUR: “Wealth & Wellness: Franklin Square” Carrie Wo­erner, NYS Assem­bly­woman and for­mer SSPF Ex­ec­u­tive Di­rec­tor, will lead a tour through the ar­chi­tec­turally rich his­toric Franklin Square area. Meet at: NW Cor­ner of Di­vi­sion Street & Broad­way. All Sunday morn­ing tours start at 10:30 a.m. and last ap­prox­i­mately 90 min­utes. The cost per tour is $7 for SSPF mem­bers and $10 for non-mem­bers. Re­quires walk­ing & stand­ing and cov­ers var­ied ter­rain. Buy a ticket for four tours and re­ceive the fifth tour free. Reser­va­tions are en­cour­aged, but not nec­es­sary. For more in­for­ma­tion or to make a reser­va­tion, please call the Saratoga Springs Preser­va­tion Foun­da­tion at (518) 587-5030, visit www. sarato­gap­reser­va­tion.org or email Ni­cole Ba­bie, Mem­ber­ship & Pro­grams Di­rec­tor, at nba­[email protected]­gap­reser­va­tion.org. YADDO GAR­DEN TOURS: Gar­den tours only in­clude shar­ing the his­tory of the Trask fam­ily, the man­sion and the his­tory of Yaddo Gar­dens. The aura, spir­i­tu­al­ity and cre­ative en­ergy that per­me­ates Yaddo is dis­cussed. Do­cent-led Tours be­gin at 11 a.m., Saturdays and Sun­days be­gin­ning June 15 through Sept. 1., 2019 and on Tues­days dur­ing the rac­ing sea­son. (No Tours on Travers Day). Meet at the main foun­tain near the en­trance to the gar­den. Tours last about one hour/cost is $10 per per­son. Pri­vate do­cent-led gar­den tours may be ar­ranged at a date and time con­ve­nient to a group. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Yaddo at (518) 5840746 or at www.yaddo.org VOLKSWALK: Em­pire State Capital Volkss­porters has sched­uled many group walks in the Capital Dis­trict and beyond this June and July. A volkswalk is a leisurely-paced walk of 5k, 3.1 miles or 10k, 6.2 miles through a scenic and/or his­tor­i­cally sig­nif­i­cant area. Every­one is wel­come to share fun, fit­ness and friend­ship. Regis­tra­tion for each event starts ½ hour prior to the walk, and the cost is $2.00 for non-mem­bers. Sticky ad­dress re­turn la­bels will speed up the sign-in. Lake Placid. Sunday, June 30, 2019, start­ing at Lake Placid Vis­i­tors Bureau, 2608 Main Street, Lake Placid, NY. Regis­tra­tion is from 1:00-1:25, group walk starts at 1:30.

Tues­day, July 2

NET­WORK­ING BREAK­FAST: The Ball­ston Spa Busi­ness & Pro­fes­sional As­so­ci­a­tion will be spon­sor­ing a Net­work­ing Break­fast on Tues­day, July 2, from 7:30-8:30 am, hosted by The Store at Re­build­ing To­gether Saratoga County, 132 Mil­ton Av­enue in Ball­ston Spa. Cost for the break­fast is $5 with ad­vance reser­va­tion—pre­reg­is­tra­tion/pre-pay­ment avail­able at www.ball­ston. org or RSVP to [email protected]­ston. org and pay at the door. Non-re­served walk-ins that morn­ing are $10. Busi­ness and com­mu­nity mem­bers are wel­come; you do not need to be a BSBPA mem­ber to at­tend this event. Mem­ber­ship in­for­ma­tion will be avail­able. The BSBPA sponsors net­work­ing breakfasts ev­ery month through­out the year at dif­fer­ent lo­ca­tions in Ball­ston Spa. To learn more, visit at www.ball­ston.org. MU­SIC-IN­SPIRED LES­SON AND CON­CERT: Tues­day, July 2 at 6:30 p.m. hosted by Albany-Saratoga Spir­i­tual Ad­ven­tures at Home of the Good Shep­herd, 400 Church St., Saratoga Springs. Join us for a pro­gram by Science of Mind Prac­ti­tioner and mu­si­cian Elaine Sil­ver. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit www. newthought­newyork.org or call (518) 366-9918. MOM ON THE GO: - Ba­sic makeup and quick hair styles for the busy mom. Tues­day, July 2 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm. Pro­gram pre­sented by Bella Nani Day Spa. Pro­gram made pos­si­ble in part with a do­na­tion from the BHBL Mom’s Club. Please reg­is­ter by call­ing The Town of Ball­ston Com­mu­nity Li­brary at 518399-8174 or visit to­bli­[email protected] sals.edu.

Wed­nes­day, July 3

PUP­PET PAN­DE­MO­NIUM: The Pup­pet Peo­ple present Pup­pet Pan­de­mo­nium on Wed­nes­day, July 3 from 10:00 am - 11:00 am. This is a drop in pro­gram and every­one is wel­come. The pro­gram will be held at Charl­ton Heights El­e­men­tary School (170 Stage Road, Ball­ston Lake). An out­ra­geously funny orig­i­nal va­ri­ety show with a zany cast of six­teen pup­pets! The Show in­cludes a royal dis­as­ter, a nurs­ery rhyme spoof, a song about every­one’s fa­vorite food, a boy named dude, a break­fast dilemma and a western melo­drama. For more in­for­ma­tion, please call the Town of Ball­ston Com­mu­nity Li­brary at 518-399-8174 ext 3 or visit to­bli­[email protected] VOLKSWALK: Em­pire State Capital Volkss­porters has sched­uled many group walks in the Capital Dis­trict and beyond this June and July. A volkswalk is a leisurely-paced walk of 5k, 3.1 miles or 10k, 6.2 miles through a scenic and/or his­tor­i­cally sig­nif­i­cant area. Every­one is wel­come to share fun, fit­ness and friend­ship. Regis­tra­tion for each event starts ½ hour prior to the walk, and the cost is $2.00 for non-mem­bers. Sticky ad­dress re­turn la­bels will speed up the sign-in. Broad­al­bin. Wed­nes­day, July 3, 2019, start­ing from the Ful­ton County Vis­i­tors Cen­ter, Gloversvil­le, NY 12078. Regis­tra­tion is from 8:308:55, guided walk starts at 9.

Thurs­day, July 4

FIRECRACKE­R4: The Firecracke­r4 gets un­der­way at 9 a.m. The USATF-cer­ti­fied course, which starts and fin­ishes at the Saratoga Springs City Cen­ter, takes run­ners south on Broad­way to Cir­cu­lar Street, east through the his­toric res­i­den­tial dis­trict and fin­ishes be­hind the City Cen­ter. The Fire­cracker Sparkler Kids’ Run, a half-mile fun run down Broad­way for more than 500 kids of all ages and abil­i­ties pre­sented by the Saratoga Chil­dren’s Mu­seum, will fol­low the main event at 10:30 a.m. All par­tic­i­pants will re­ceive a com­mem­o­ra­tive fin­isher’s medal and re­fresh­ments, and par­ents are in­vited to run with their chil­dren. The en­try fee is $5, and you can reg­is­ter on­line through July 1 at mid­night at firecracke­r4.com. Par­tic­i­pants can also sign up at regis­tra­tion/packet pick at the Saratoga City Cen­ter on Wed­nes­day, July 3 from 3-7 p.m. and race day morn­ing in the Saratoga City Cen­ter from 7-8:45 a.m. Fol­low­ing the two road races, par­tic­i­pants and spec­ta­tors are in­vited to wan­der through the event’s ven­dor vil­lage fea­tur­ing an ar­ray of food, ap­parel and run­ning/fit­ness/health ven­dors. They can also lis­ten to Funk Evo­lu­tion, one of the Capital Re­gion’s hottest horn-fu­eled funk/R&B bands, per­form on the main stage lo­cated at the City Cen­ter from 8:45-11 a.m. Par­tic­i­pants and spec­ta­tors are in­vited to stay in town to en­joy the city’s fes­tive All-American Cel­e­bra­tion fea­tur­ing fam­ily photo op­por­tu­ni­ties with pa­tri­otic char­ac­ters, an All-American BBQ & Dessert Fes­ti­val, a clas­sic car show, and a 7 p.m. con­cert in the Springs Street park­ing lot fea­tur­ing The Au­diostars. Around 9:30 p.m., en­joy a live reading of the Dec­la­ra­tion of In­de­pen­dence fol­lowed by fireworks with pa­tri­otic mu­sic. For more in­for­ma­tion or to reg­is­ter, please visit firecracke­r4.com. DEC­LA­RA­TION OF IN­DE­PEN­DENCE READING: Se­nior Colonie Town Jus­tice and Court Ad­min­is­tra­tor, Peter G. Crum­mey will pub­licly read the Dec­la­ra­tion of In­de­pen­dence at the Loudonvill­e Green in Colonie, New York, on July 4, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at the re­quest of the Greater Loudonvill­e As­so­ci­a­tion. This will mark the Fif­teenth An­nual Fourth of July pre­sen­ta­tion by Judge Crum­mey and the Greater Loudonvill­e As­so­ci­a­tion. Re­fresh­ments will be served. ART & PLOW FEST: A cel­e­bra­tion of art and agricultur­e will take place at the an­nual Art & Plow Fest and Fourth of July Pa­rade on Thurs­day, July 4 in Salem, N.Y. The pa­rade kicks off on Main Street at 5 p.m. with lo­cal farm­ers parad­ing their prized cows, oxen and horses along with farm equip­ment, clas­sic cars and an­tique trucks. Areaor­ga­ni­za­tions, in­di­vid­u­als and busi­nesses will show­case their cre­ative ta­lents in floats and per­for­mances. The Art & Plow Fest will fea­ture pop-up art gal­leries around town and food ven­dors, a lo­cal brew­ery and an ar­ti­san mar­ket at the train de­pot from 4-8 p.m. Live mu­sic from 6-8 p.m. fea­tures blue­grass band Big Stone Gap and a Kids Cor­ner will keep lit­tle ones en­ter­tained. In­for­ma­tion and full sched­ule of events: www. salem­ny­cham­ber.com.

Fri­day, July 5

FREE MOVIES IN THE PARK: Free movies in Wiswall Park are back for the twelfth summer in a row, pre­sented by the Ball­ston Spa Busi­ness and Pro­fes­sional As­so­ci­a­tion, as part of its monthly First Fri­day ac­tiv­i­ties. “Ralph Breaks the In­ter­net” will be shown on July 5 (rain date July 6). All films are fam­ily-friendly. The movies are pro­jected onto the wall of the ad­ja­cent Front Street Deli build­ing on Front

Street in the vil­lage and be­gin at ap­prox­i­mately dusk (8:30-8:45 pm). At­ten­dees are en­cour­aged to bring lawn chairs or blan­kets to sit on. Movie snacks will be avail­able. Be­fore the movies, fam­i­lies are en­cour­aged to stroll to downtown shops, restau­rants, mu­se­ums and other venues par­tic­i­pat­ing in First Fri­day. There will be movie themed ac­tiv­i­ties with that evening’s film. The movies are free to the pub­lic.To learn more, visit at www.ball­ston.org.

Satur­day, July 6

YADDO GAR­DEN TOURS: Gar­den tours only in­clude shar­ing the his­tory of the Trask fam­ily, the man­sion and the his­tory of Yaddo Gar­dens. The aura, spir­i­tu­al­ity and cre­ative en­ergy that per­me­ates Yaddo is dis­cussed. Do­cent-led Tours be­gin at 11 a.m., Saturdays and Sun­days be­gin­ning June 15 through Sept. 1., 2019 and on Tues­days dur­ing the rac­ing sea­son. (No Tours on Travers Day). Meet at the main foun­tain near the en­trance to the gar­den. Tours last about one hour/ cost is $10 per per­son. Pri­vate do­cent-led gar­den tours may be ar­ranged at a date and time con­ve­nient to a group. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Yaddo at (518) 584-0746 or at www.yaddo. org

Sunday, July 7

BREAK­FAST BUF­FET: Saratoga – Wil­ton Elks Lodge # 161 Break­fast Buf­fet. Eggs to or­der, Fruit Cock­tail, French Toast / Pan­cakes, Pota­toes, Break­fast Sausage and Ham, Corned Beef Hash, Sausage Gravy and Bis­cuits, Scram­bled Eggs, Eggs Bene­dict, Juice, Cof­fee and Tea. 8:30-11 am at 1 Elks Lane, Rt. 9, Saratoga Springs. Do­na­tion Re­quested: Adults $9.00, Se­niors(62 Years) and Mil­i­tary (Ac­tive/Re­tired with ID Card) $8.00, Chil­dren 5—12 $7.00, Un­der 5 Free. Take­outs $9. Call (518) 584-2585 for more in­for­ma­tion. FLAG RE­TIRE­MENT: Water­ford Harbor Farm­ers Mar­ket will be ac­cept­ing worn, torn flags for their proper dis­posal on Sunday, July 7, from 9:00 am to 1:00pm. The flags will be de­liv­ered to the Saratoga County Vet­eran’s Agency. Gold Star Moth­ers cut stars from worn-out U.S. flags, Each star is washed and pressed, then placed in a small bag with a note that reads: “I am part of our American flag that has flown over a home in the U.S.A. I can no longer fly. The sun and winds have caused me to be­come tat­tered and torn. Please carry me as a re­minder that you are not for­got­ten.” Th­ese stars are dis­trib­uted to men and women who have served in the Armed Ser­vices. Water­ford Harbor Farm­ers Mar­ket is lo­cated at One Tug­boat Al­ley and op­er­ates each Sunday from the first Sunday in June un­til Colum­bus Day week­end from 9:00 to 1:00. WALK­ING TOUR: “The Spa Com­plex” Join Linda Har­vey-Opiteck on a tour of the Spa Com­plex which is the core of the Spa State Park, Na­tional His­toric Land­mark. Learn the his­tory lead­ing to its de­vel­op­ment which in­volved key lo­cal and na­tional in­di­vid­u­als while ex­plor­ing the ar­chi­tec­ture and landscape. Meet at: 108 Av­enue of the Pines in front of Hall of Springs. All Sunday morn­ing tours start at 10:30 a.m. and last ap­prox­i­mately 90 min­utes. The cost per tour is $7 for SSPF mem­bers and $10 for non-mem­bers. Re­quires walk­ing & stand­ing and cov­ers var­ied ter­rain. Buy a ticket for four tours and re­ceive the fifth tour free. Reser­va­tions are en­cour­aged, but not nec­es­sary. For more in­for­ma­tion or to make a reser­va­tion, please call the Saratoga Springs Preser­va­tion Foun­da­tion at (518) 587-5030, visit www. sarato­gap­reser­va­tion.org or email Ni­cole Ba­bie, Mem­ber­ship & Pro­grams Di­rec­tor, at nba­[email protected]­gap­reser­va­tion.org. YADDO GAR­DEN TOURS: Gar­den tours only in­clude shar­ing the his­tory of the Trask fam­ily, the man­sion and the his­tory of Yaddo Gar­dens. The aura, spir­i­tu­al­ity and cre­ative en­ergy that per­me­ates Yaddo is dis­cussed. Do­cent-led Tours be­gin at 11 a.m., Saturdays and Sun­days be­gin­ning June 15 through Sept. 1., 2019 and on Tues­days dur­ing the rac­ing sea­son. (No Tours on Travers Day). Meet at the main foun­tain near the en­trance to the gar­den. Tours last about one hour/ cost is $10 per per­son. Pri­vate do­cent-led gar­den tours may be ar­ranged at a date and time con­ve­nient to a group. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Yaddo at (518) 584-0746 or at www.yaddo. org BREAK­FAST: All You Can Eat Break­fast Buf­fet and Omelet Sta­tion at the Water­ford Knights of Colum­bus. Our buf­fet fea­tur­ing our fa­mous Omelet Sta­tion, Eggs cooked to or­der, Pan­cakes, (plain and blueberry) French toast, sausage, ba­con, home fries, toast, bagels, pas­tries, cof­fee, tea, or­ange and ap­ple juices, hot chocolate. Take a chance to win the 50⁄50 draw­ing. Each paid break­fast ticket also en­ters you in a chance to win a free break­fast at a later date. 8:30 - 11:30 a.m. Sunday July 7 and ev­ery first Sunday of the month, K of C Hall, 76 Grace Street, Water­ford. $8.00 adult - $4.00 chil­dren – (Chil­dren un­der 4 free). 518-237-9330.

Tues­day, July 9

LO­CAL MA­GI­CIANS MEET­ING: The lo­cal group of The So­ci­ety of American Ma­gi­cians, As­sem­bly #24, meets at 7:30 PM on the sec­ond Tues­day of the month at the S. W. Pitts Hose Co. of Latham, 226 Old Loudon Road, Latham. We wel­come all per­sons, 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 web­site: WWW.SAM24. SYNTHASITE.COM.

Wed­nes­day, July 10

FAM­ILY CON­CERT: Fric­tion Farm Duo, Wed­nes­day, July 10, 11:00 am, Saratoga Springs Pub­lic Li­brary, 49 Henry St. Saratoga Springs. (518) 584-7860. The hus­band and wife, acoustic duo Fric­tion Farm brings songs in­spired by well-loved sto­ries to spark your cre­ative juices and get you mov­ing. For mu­sic and book lovers of all ages. Free. ITAL­IAN DIN­NER: Saratoga – Wil­ton Elks Lodge # 161. Soup, Antipasto Salad, Fet­tuc­cine Al­fredo, Baked Ziti, Chicken Rig­gies, Meat­balls, Ital­ian Sausage & Peppers, Gar­lic Bread & But­ter, Dessert, Cof­fee, Tea. 4:30— 6:30 pm Wed­nes­day July 10, 2019. Do­na­tion Re­quested: Adults $12.00, Se­niors and Mil­i­tary (Ac­tive/Re­tired with ID card) $11.00, Chil­dren 5—12 $8.00, Un­der 5 Free. Take­outs $12.00. Cash Bar Avail­able. Saratoga-Wil­ton Elks Lodge #161 1 Elks Lane, Saratoga Springs. BOOK SIGN­ING: “The Travers: 150 Years of Saratoga’s Great­est Race” re­cep­tion and book sign­ing: Au­thors Brien Bouyea and Michael Veitch will discuss their new book, “The Travers: 150 Years of Saratoga’s Great­est Race,” in the Hall of Fame Gallery and sign copies fol­low­ing the pre­sen­ta­tion. Time: 6:30 p.m. Cost: Free to at­tend, books avail­able for pur­chase. For more in­for­ma­tion, please call (518)-584-0400 or visit www.rac­ing­mu­seum.org VOLKSWALK: Em­pire State Capital Volkss­porters has sched­uled many group walks in the Capital Dis­trict and beyond this June and July. A volkswalk is a leisure­ly­paced walk of 5k, 3.1 miles or 10k, 6.2 miles through a scenic and/or his­tor­i­cally sig­nif­i­cant area. Every­one is wel­come to share fun, fit­ness and friend­ship. Regis­tra­tion for each event starts ½ hour prior to the walk, and the cost is $2.00 for non-mem­bers. Sticky ad­dress re­turn la­bels will speed up the sign-in. Slinger­lands. Wed­nes­day, July 10, 2019, start­ing from Price Chop­per park­ing lot, 1395 New Scot­land Road, Slinger­lands, NY. Regis­tra­tion is from 8:30-8:55, guided walk starts at 9. CHAP­MAN MU­SEUM: Wed., July 10 at 7 pm Per­for­mance Se­ries: Voices from the Past #3 — In­ter­est­ing Women At the Chap­man. Free. Part three of this se­ries will fea­ture lo­cal ac­tors pre­sent­ing in­ter­pre­tive mono­logues of Char­lotte Hyde, Josephine De­marest and Har­riet Bentley.The Chap­man Mu­seum is lo­cated at 348 Glen Street, Glens Falls. For more in­for­ma­tion call (518) 793-2826.

Thurs­day, July 11

CHIL­DREN’S PRO­GRAM: “Get Ready for the Races and De­sign Your Own Silks:” As the Saratoga meet be­gins, learn fun facts about the role of jock­eys, try on jockey silks then de­sign your own. Rec­om­mended for chil­dren ages 3 through 8. Time: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Cost: Free with paid adult ad­mis­sion. For more in­for­ma­tion, please call (518)584-0400 ext. 103 or visit www.rac­ing­mu­seum.org.

Fri­day, July 12

DAY-LONG MIXER: The Saratoga County Cham­ber of Com­merce in­vites you to the brand-new 1863 Club at Saratoga Race Course on Fri­day, July 12th. At­ten­dees will have all-day ac­cess to the food buf­fet, wa­ter, soda, and cof­fee. There will be cash bars and bet­ting ma­chines eas­ily ac­ces­si­ble as well. Track ad­mis­sion is also in­cluded. New NYRA CEO, David O’Rourke, will also come by to say hello to the group.id O’Rourke will come by to say hi to every­one. This fa­cil­ity will be air con­di­tioned too! Space is very lim­ited. Tick­ets are $155 each and $1,240 for a ta­ble of 8. Reser­va­tions must be paid in ad­vance.

Satur­day, July 13

FLOWER SHOW: The Schuylervi­lle Gar­den Club will present its an­nual Na­tional Gar­den Club Stan­dard Flower Show ti­tled ““Games Peo­ple Play” on Satur­day, July 13 from 1:00 – 5:00 pm and Sunday, July 14 from Noon- 4 pm in the Saratoga Town Hall, 12 Spring Street (cor­ner of Spring & Broad) in Schuylervi­lle. There will be Flo­ral De­sign and Hor­ti­cul­ture com­pe­ti­tions which will be judged by trained judges. A Pho­tog­ra­phy di­vi­sion will be judged by the peo­ple

at­tend­ing the show. All di­vi­sions re­flect the “Games” theme. The show will also in­clude plant, glove and bake sales, prizes from a ben­e­fit ta­ble and youth and spe­cial ex­hibits. Ad­mis­sion and re­fresh­ments are free! The pub­lic is in­vited to at­tend and par­tic­i­pate in the show. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit www.schuylervi­l­le­gar­den­club.org. SU­PER BINGO: Ball­ston Spa Elks Lodge will be host­ing Su­per Bingo on Satur­day July 13th at 1pm. The pay­out prize will be $2500 along with a $1000 cov­er­age all. The larger the crowd the larger the prize. Doors open at 11am and tick­ets start sell­ing at 12pm with games be­gin­ning at 1pm. We will have a con­ces­sion stand avail­able be­fore and dur­ing in­ter­mis­sion. This event is open to the pub­lic and you must be 18 years or older. All pro­ceeds go to Elks Char­i­ties. YADDO GAR­DEN TOURS: Gar­den tours only in­clude shar­ing the his­tory of the Trask fam­ily, the man­sion and the his­tory of Yaddo Gar­dens. The aura, spir­i­tu­al­ity and cre­ative en­ergy that per­me­ates Yaddo is dis­cussed. Do­cent-led Tours be­gin at 11 a.m., Saturdays and Sun­days be­gin­ning June 15 through Sept. 1., 2019 and on Tues­days dur­ing the rac­ing sea­son. (No Tours on Travers Day). Meet at the main foun­tain near the en­trance to the gar­den. Tours last about one hour/ cost is $10 per per­son. Pri­vate do­cent-led gar­den tours may be ar­ranged at a date and time con­ve­nient to a group. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Yaddo at (518) 584-0746 or at www.yaddo. org. OPEN HOUSE: Cel­e­brate the first Satur­day of the Saratoga rac­ing sea­son at the Na­tional Mu­seum of Rac­ing and Hall of Fame’s Open House. The event will fea­ture nu­mer­ous ven­dors and food op­tions, as well as the first of our weekly “Saratoga Saturdays” hand­i­cap­ping ses­sions with Tom Amello and Track­facts (10:40 a.m. in the Hall of Fame). Ven­dors in­clude Greg Mont­gomery who will be sign­ing copies of his 2019 Travers Stakes poster, and au­thors Brien Bouyea and Michael Veitch, who will be sign­ing copies of their new book “The Travers: 150 Years of Saratoga’s Great­est Race.” Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost: Free ad­mis­sion. For more in­for­ma­tion, please call (518)-584-0400 or visit www.rac­ing­mu­seum. org. PARKFEST: All-day ac­tiv­i­ties, live mu­sic, fireworks. Gavin Park, 10 Lewis Dr., Wil­ton. Free ad­mis­sion. FRIENDS OF WIL­TON RECRE­ATION 5K/1K RUN/ WALK: The 5K be­gins at 8 a.m. and the kids 1K be­gins at 8:45 a.m. Gavin Park, 10 Lewis Dr., Wil­ton. Run­ners can reg­is­ter at www.friend­sofwilton.com or at www. fin­ishright.com.

Sunday, July 14

MONTHLY BREAK­FAST: Come join The Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club for our monthly break­fast start­ing at 8:00AM through 11:00AM. Menu: Eggs cooked to or­der, Ba­con, Sausage, Toast ( White or Wheat ), Pan­cakes ( Reg­u­lar, Blueberry, Buck­wheat, Ap­ple Cin­na­mon ), French Toast, Home Fries, Or­ange Juice, Cof­fee, Tea, Hot Chocolate. Cost: $8.00 Adult, $4.00 Child. Every­one will be wel­come to join us. 695-3917. FLOWER SHOW: The Schuylervi­lle Gar­den Club will present its an­nual Na­tional Gar­den Club Stan­dard Flower Show ti­tled ““Games Peo­ple Play” on Satur­day, July 13 from 1:00 – 5:00 pm and Sunday, July 14 from Noon- 4 pm in the Saratoga Town Hall, 12 Spring Street (cor­ner of Spring & Broad) in Schuylervi­lle. There will be Flo­ral De­sign and Hor­ti­cul­ture com­pe­ti­tions which will be judged by trained judges. A Pho­tog­ra­phy di­vi­sion will be judged by the peo­ple at­tend­ing the show. All di­vi­sions re­flect the “Games” theme. The show will also in­clude plant, glove and bake sales, prizes from a ben­e­fit ta­ble and youth and spe­cial ex­hibits. A pre­sen­ta­tion of “The Care and Prop­a­ga­tion of African Vi­o­lets” will be given on Sunday at 2:30 by Steve Sarano of Sarano’s Green­house. He will show the au­di­ence how to start and care for th­ese beau­ti­ful house plants. Ad­mis­sion and re­fresh­ments are free! The pub­lic is in­vited to at­tend and par­tic­i­pate in the show. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit www.schuylervi­l­le­gar­den­club.org. BREAK­FAST: Ball­ston Spa Elks Lodge All You Can Eat Break­fast will re­turn on July 14, 2019 8am to 11am. The buf­fet in­cludes scram­bled eggs, French toast, pan­cakes, sausage, home fries along with eggs and omelets to or­der. Adults $7, Se­niors $6 and kids 10 & un­der $5. This is open to the pub­lic with prof­its go­ing to Elks char­i­ties For more in­for­ma­tion please con­tact Ball­ston Spa Elks Lodge 518-8851149. WALK­ING TOUR: “His­toric Fifth & Madi­son Av­enues” Learn about th­ese grand res­i­den­tial streets lined with el­e­gant Vic­to­rian and Crafts­man houses with Debbie Studwell. Meet at: NE Cor­ner of Fifth & Nel­son Av­enues. All Sunday morn­ing tours start at 10:30 a.m. and last ap­prox­i­mately 90 min­utes. The cost per tour is $7 for SSPF mem­bers and $10 for non-mem­bers. Re­quires walk­ing & stand­ing and cov­ers var­ied ter­rain. Buy a ticket for four tours and re­ceive the fifth tour free. Reser­va­tions are en­cour­aged, but not nec­es­sary. For more in­for­ma­tion or to make a reser­va­tion, please call the Saratoga Springs Preser­va­tion Foun­da­tion at (518) 587-5030, visit www. sarato­gap­reser­va­tion.org or email Ni­cole Ba­bie, Mem­ber­ship & Pro­grams Di­rec­tor, at nba­[email protected]­gap­reser­va­tion.org. YADDO GAR­DEN TOURS: Gar­den tours only in­clude shar­ing the his­tory of the Trask fam­ily, the man­sion and the his­tory of Yaddo Gar­dens. The aura, spir­i­tu­al­ity and cre­ative en­ergy that per­me­ates Yaddo is dis­cussed. Do­cent-led Tours be­gin at 11 a.m., Saturdays and Sun­days be­gin­ning June 15 through Sept. 1., 2019 and on Tues­days dur­ing the rac­ing sea­son. (No Tours on Travers Day). Meet at the main foun­tain near the en­trance to the gar­den. Tours last about one hour/ cost is $10 per per­son. Pri­vate do­cent-led gar­den tours may be ar­ranged at a date and time con­ve­nient to a group. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Yaddo at (518) 584-0746 or at www.yaddo. org.

Mon­day, July 15

CHAR­ITY BEN­E­FIT: Mama Mia’s and SERV present the 7th An­nual Hay, Oats and Spaghetti Equine Char­ity Ben­e­fit. Join us for an ex­cit­ing evening re­con­nect­ing with friends and danc­ing the night away with the NY Play­ers, ben­e­fit­ing the Na­tional Mu­seum of Rac­ing and Hall of Fame, Equine Ad­vo­cates, New Vo­ca­tions Race­horse Adop­tion Pro­gram, Old Friends New York Di­vi­sion, Re­Run, Inc., and the Thor­ough­bred Re­tire­ment Foun­da­tion. Tick­ets avail­able on www. eventbrite.com. Call 518603-0346 or email [email protected] ma­mami­as­saratoga.com for more in­for­ma­tion. When: Mon­day, July 15, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Lo­ca­tion: Na­tional Mu­seum of Rac­ing and Hall of Fame. Cost: $125 per per­son or $150 per per­son in­cludes a one year mem­ber­ship to the Na­tional Mu­seum of Rac­ing and Hall of Fame.

Tues­day, July 16

YADDO GAR­DEN TOURS: Gar­den tours only in­clude shar­ing the his­tory of the Trask fam­ily, the man­sion and the his­tory of Yaddo Gar­dens. The aura, spir­i­tu­al­ity and cre­ative en­ergy that per­me­ates Yaddo is dis­cussed. Do­cent-led Tours be­gin at 11 a.m., Saturdays and Sun­days be­gin­ning June 15 through Sept. 1., 2019 and on Tues­days dur­ing the rac­ing sea­son. (No Tours on Travers Day). Meet at the main foun­tain near the en­trance to the gar­den. Tours last about one hour/ cost is $10 per per­son. Pri­vate do­cent-led gar­den tours may be ar­ranged at a date and time con­ve­nient to a group. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Yaddo at (518) 584-0746 or at www.yaddo. org TASTE OF MALTA: The Malta Busi­ness & Pro­fes­sional As­so­ci­a­tion is happy to an­nounce the 11th An­nual Taste of Malta event sched­uled for Tues­day, July 16, 2019, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at Hud­son Val­ley Com­mu­nity Col­lege’s TEC-SMART, 345 Her­mes Rd., Malta. Each year, cui­sine from lo­cal Malta and sur­round­ing area restau­rants is of­fered for tast­ing and sam­pling. Pro­ceeds from this years’ event will go to sup­port lo­cal busi­nesses as well as our fu­ture workforce through the Ball­ston Spa Part­ner­ship for Innovation in Ed­u­ca­tion Fund. To join the event as a restau­rant or to do­nate prizes for the raf­fles, con­tact Kris­ten Hen­der­son, Taste of Malta Chair, at [email protected]­taBPA.com or Pamela Grandin at Mal­[email protected] gmail.com. Spon­sor­ship op­por­tu­ni­ties are also avail­able at a va­ri­ety of lev­els. Email Mal­[email protected] to learn more about spon­sor­ing this tasty event. For the most up-to-date event in­for­ma­tion visit Mal­taBPA. com/TOM.

Wed­nes­day, July 17

WHIZ, BANG, POP: Ad­ven­tures in Science Fair on July 17. The Saratoga Springs Pub­lic Li­brary, Sus­tain­able Saratoga, and The Chil­dren’s Mu­seum at Saratoga are ex­cited to in­vite you to par­tic­i­pate in the WHIZ, BANG, POP: Ad­ven­tures in Science Fair on July 17, 2019! The fair will take place from 10 am un­til 1 pm at both the Chil­dren’s Mu­seum at Saratoga and in the Com­mu­nity Room of the Saratoga Springs Pub­lic Li­brary. This is an in­ter­ac­tive fair for chil­dren and their fam­i­lies, with a fo­cus on science, na­ture and the senses. Chil­dren will ac­tively en­gage in ac­tiv­i­ties de­signed to ex­pose them to ba­sic science con­cepts; to mo­ti­vate them to ex­plore the nat­u­ral world; and to en­liven their senses. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to www. sus­tain­able­saratoga.org/ chil­drens­fair2019/. VOLKSWALK: Em­pire State Capital Volkss­porters has sched­uled many group walks in the Capital Dis­trict and beyond this June and July. A volkswalk is a leisure­ly­paced walk of 5k, 3.1 miles or 10k, 6.2 miles through a scenic and/or his­tor­i­cally sig­nif­i­cant area. Every­one is wel­come to share fun, fit­ness and friend­ship. Regis­tra­tion for each event starts ½ hour prior to the walk, and the cost is $2.00 for non-mem­bers. Sticky ad­dress re­turn la­bels will speed up the sign-in. Ball­ston Spa. Wed­nes­day, July 17, 2019, start­ing from 40 Mc­Mas­ter Street, Ball­ston Spa, NY. Regis­tra­tion be­tween 8:30 and 8:55, guided walk starts at 9.

Thurs­day, July 18

CHAP­MAN MU­SEUM: Thurs­day, July 18 at 6:00 pm Walk­ing Tour of Warren Street Guided by mu­seum staff. Fee: $15/per­son. Space is lim­ited; reser­va­tions are rec­om­mended. Call 518-793-2826 for de­tails. The Chap­man Mu­seum is lo­cated at 348 Glen Street, Glens Falls. For more in­for­ma­tion call (518) 793-2826. CHIL­DREN’S PRO­GRAM: “If You Could Cre­ate Your Own Horse:” Ex­plore the dif­fer­ent col­ors and mark­ings of horses as well as what goes into choos­ing a name then, cre­ate your own. Rec­om­mended for chil­dren ages 3 through 8. Time: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Cost: Free with paid adult ad­mis­sion. For more in­for­ma­tion, please call (518)-584-0400 ext. 103 or visit www.rac­ing­mu­seum.org.

Satur­day, July 20

YADDO GAR­DEN TOURS: Gar­den tours only in­clude shar­ing the his­tory of the Trask fam­ily, the man­sion and the his­tory of Yaddo Gar­dens. The aura, spir­i­tu­al­ity and cre­ative en­ergy that per­me­ates Yaddo is dis­cussed. Do­cent-led Tours be­gin at 11 a.m., Saturdays and Sun­days be­gin­ning June 15 through Sept. 1., 2019 and on Tues­days dur­ing the rac­ing sea­son. (No Tours on Travers Day). Meet at the main foun­tain near the en­trance to the gar­den. Tours last about one hour/ cost is $10 per per­son. Pri­vate do­cent-led gar­den tours may be ar­ranged at a date and time con­ve­nient to a group. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Yaddo at (518) 584-0746 or at www.yaddo. org. REPAIR CAFE: At Schuylervi­lle Pub­lic Li­brary (52 Ferry Street) on Satur­day July 20 ev­ery­thing cen­ters on mak­ing re­pairs. Start­ing from 11am and end­ing at 2pm, var­i­ous vol­un­teer repair ex­perts will be avail­able to help make all pos­si­ble re­pairs free of charge. Most tools and ma­te­ri­als will also be on hand. Peo­ple visit­ing the Repair Café will bring along their bro­ken items from home. Toast­ers, lamps, hair dry­ers, com­put­ers, ra­dios, clothes, bikes, toys... any­thing that is bro­ken and small enough to carry is wel­come (please do not bring any­thing leak­ing oil or cre­at­ing a mess or odor) and can more than likely be re­paired. The Repair Café spe­cial­ists al­most al­ways have the know-how. schuylervi­l­leli­brary.sals. edu . SATUR­DAY MORN­ING SO­CIAL: Join Mu­seum staff and spe­cial guests for a ca­sual dis­cus­sion of the day’s rac­ing action at Saratoga and other tracks through­out the coun­try. Fea­tur­ing “Saratoga Saturdays” hand­i­cap­ping with Tom Amello and Track­facts at 10:40 a.m., as well as com­pli­men­tary light re­fresh­ments and Saratoga past per­for­mances for the day’s rac­ing card. Cost: Free ad­mis­sion. Time: 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. For more in­for­ma­tion, please call (518)-584-0400 or visit www.rac­ing­mu­seum.org. WOMEN IN RAC­ING EXHIBIT OPEN­ING: The Mu­seum’s com­pre­hen­sive exhibit chron­i­cling the role of women in thor­ough­bred rac­ing opens to the pub­lic in the McBean Gallery. Time: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. For more in­for­ma­tion, please call (518)-584-0400 or visit www.rac­ing­mu­seum.org. Sunday, July 21 BREAK­FAST BUF­FET: Saratoga – Wil­ton Elks Lodge # 161 Break­fast Buf­fet. Eggs to or­der, Fruit Cock­tail, French Toast / Pan­cakes, Pota­toes, Break­fast Sausage and Ham, Corned Beef Hash, Sausage Gravy and Bis­cuits, Scram­bled Eggs, Eggs Bene­dict, Juice, Cof­fee and Tea. 8:30-11 am at 1 Elks Lane, Rt. 9, Saratoga Springs. Do­na­tion Re­quested: Adults $9.00, Se­niors(62 Years) and Mil­i­tary (Ac­tive/Re­tired with ID Card) $8.00, Chil­dren 5—12 $7.00, Un­der 5 Free. Take­outs $9. Call (518) 584-2585 for more in­for­ma­tion. WALK­ING TOUR: “Here Lies Saratoga’s Past: Green­ride Ceme­tery” Join leader Jan Klasso­vity at Green­ridge Ceme­tery to learn about the un­usual crypts and his­tory of some of Saratoga’s prom­i­nent cit­i­zens. Meet at: Sackett Gates en­trance on Lin­coln Av­enue. All Sunday morn­ing tours start at 10:30 a.m. and last ap­prox­i­mately 90 min­utes. The cost per tour is $7 for SSPF mem­bers and $10 for non-mem­bers. Re­quires walk­ing & stand­ing and cov­ers var­ied ter­rain. Buy a ticket for four tours and re­ceive the fifth tour free. Reser­va­tions are en­cour­aged, but not nec­es­sary. For more in­for­ma­tion or to make a reser­va­tion, please call the Saratoga Springs Preser­va­tion Foun­da­tion at (518) 587-5030, visit www.sarato­gap­reser­va­tion.org or email Ni­cole Ba­bie, Mem­ber­ship & Pro­grams Di­rec­tor, at nba­[email protected] sarato­gap­reser­va­tion.org. YADDO GAR­DEN TOURS: Gar­den tours only in­clude shar­ing the his­tory of the Trask fam­ily, the man­sion and the his­tory of Yaddo Gar­dens. The aura, spir­i­tu­al­ity and cre­ative en­ergy that per­me­ates Yaddo is dis­cussed. Do­cent-led Tours be­gin at 11 a.m., Saturdays and Sun­days be­gin­ning June 15 through Sept. 1., 2019 and on Tues­days dur­ing the rac­ing sea­son. (No Tours on Travers Day). Meet at the main foun­tain near the en­trance to the gar­den. Tours last about one hour/ cost is $10 per per­son. Pri­vate do­cent-led gar­den tours may be ar­ranged at a date and time con­ve­nient to a group. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Yaddo at (518) 584-0746 or at www.yaddo. org.

Tues­day, July 23

BOOK DIS­CUS­SION: Con­scious­ness-Raising Book Dis­cus­sion – Tues­day, July 23, 6:30 p.m. Join us for a spir­i­tual book dis­cus­sion. All are wel­come whether or not they’ve read. This month’s book is The Moses Code by James F. Twyman. Hosted by Albany-Saratoga Spir­i­tual Ad­ven­tures at Wood­lawn Com­mons, 156 Lawrence St., Saratoga Springs. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit www.newthought­newyork. org or call (518) 366-9918. SARATOGA COUNTY FAIR: July 23-28, 9 a.m. mid­night, Saratoga County Fair­grounds, 162 Prospect Street, Ball­ston Spa. www. sarato­ga­coun­ty­fair.org. YADDO GAR­DEN TOURS: Gar­den tours only in­clude shar­ing the his­tory of the Trask fam­ily, the man­sion and the his­tory of Yaddo Gar­dens. The aura, spir­i­tu­al­ity and cre­ative en­ergy that per­me­ates Yaddo is dis­cussed. Do­cent-led Tours be­gin at 11 a.m., Saturdays and Sun­days be­gin­ning June 15 through Sept. 1., 2019 and on Tues­days dur­ing the rac­ing sea­son. (No Tours on Travers Day). Meet at the main foun­tain near the en­trance to the gar­den. Tours last about one hour/cost is $10 per per­son. Pri­vate do­cen­tled gar­den tours may be ar­ranged at a date and time con­ve­nient to a group. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Yaddo at (518) 584-0746 or at www.yaddo.org

Wed­nes­day, July 24

SARATOGA COUNTY FAIR: July 23-28, 9 a.m. mid­night, Saratoga County Fair­grounds, 162 Prospect Street, Ball­ston Spa. www. sarato­ga­coun­ty­fair.org.

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