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August 4 - August 10, 2023

The Right Time and Right Place to Help

Jesuit to speak on life and work in Beirut on Friday, August 11, 8:45 – 10 a.m. at St. Clement’s Church, Lake Ave., Saratoga Springs. Raised in Saratoga Springs, Father Dan Corrou, SJ, will speak on his work among the people of Lebanon and his own journey of discernment in the Jesuits during a morning talk. Dan continues to serve in Beirut as the director of Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) for the Middle East-North African region. He will be serving the 8 a.m. mass that morning. For more information, please contact Barbara Naples of Ignatian Volunteer Corps at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 

Annual Garage and Bake Sale

The Galway United Methodist Church will hold its annual Garage and Bake Sale on Friday, August 11, from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Saturday, August 12, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. This sale is a multi-family sale that includes clothing, furniture, sporting goods, toys, tools, household items, collectibles, electronics, books, baby items and much more.  The sale is held indoors come rain or shine.  A bake sale will be held at the same time. The public is welcome to attend. The church is located at the corner of Rte. 147 and CR 45 in the Village of Galway.

13th Annual Caboose Day & Car Show

At King’s Station Saturday, August 12 – 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tour King’s Station and Caboose

Corner of Route 9N and Porter Road, Porter Corners. Car Show, Trucks, Motorcycles, Vendors, bake sale, souvenir t-shirts, hot dogs, hamburgers, French fries, soda and water to benefit Town of Greenfield Historical Society Train Rides from Saratoga Corinth & Hudson Railway 9 Railroad Place, Corinth to King’s Station and Special “Greenfield Flyer” from King’s Station to LaMothe Landing. Book your ride now at CorinthTrain.com. Rain or Shine. For information, contact Louise at 518-587-6060.

Dinner Dance Fundraiser

Saratoga Springs Knights of Columbus Assembly 745 will be sponsoring a Dinner Dance to raise funds to help support our local needy veterans on Saturday, August 12, at the KOC Hall, 50 Pine Road, from 5 - 10 p.m., at a cost of $25 per person.  This event will have a live band and will feature a silent auction.  All proceeds from the event will go to: Veterans Community Housing Coalition (VCHC), Ballston Spa, and other veterans support agencies, as well as for $100 gift cards to VCHC residents at Christmas.

Tammy Renee: Evangelist/Gospel Artist

Quaker Springs United Methodist Church, located at 466 Route 32 South of Schuylerville, the Little Church by the Side of the Road. Join us for a wonderful program of songs you know and original tunes. Sunday Evening August 13, at 6 p.m. All are welcome to enjoy the concert and dessert that follows. 

Film Discussion: Lansky

The Saratoga Jewish Cultural Festival, with a generous grant from the Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York and the sponsorship of Temple Sinai, presents a Zoom discussion of the film Lansky on Monday, August 14, at 7 p.m. Lansky is a 2021 American biographical crime drama about the famous gangster Meyer Lansky, written and directed by Eytan Rockaway. It stars Harvey Keitel and Sam Worthington. The film presents Lansky as an old man telling his story to a down and out journalist looking for a break on a big story.

The Health, History, & Horses Charity Gala

Presented by Ladies of Charity, Saratoga Chapter. Funds raised are distributed annually to established charities in Saratoga & Warren/Washing counties: Catholic Charities, food kitchens, shelters, and tuition support programs. Thursday, August 17, 6 – 9 p.m. at Saratoga Winery, 462 route 29, Saratoga Springs. Complimentary Beer & Wine the 1st hour, hot and cold food stations, cash bar, live music, silent auction, 4 seasons basket raffle, 50/50 raffle and racetrack t-shirt quilt. Cost is $75 per person payable to Ladies of Charity. Attire: summer festive. Tickets: www.ladiesofcharitysartaoga.com. Contact Yolanda at 518-886-8064. 

National Aviation Weekend

Friday 8/18 – Sunday 8/20 at the Empire State Aerosciences Museum, 250 Rudy Chase Drive, in Glenville. The weekend will feature many aviation activities, including tours of the museum’s extensive and unique collection of exhibits and historic aircraft, as well as special presentations and displays. Guided tours will be conducted each day, and you’ll be able to hop in some classic aircraft. Discovery flights will be available by Five Star Flight. Call Bill Faulkner to schedule a flight at 914- 406-0376, or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Fly-In - 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.

Sneakerfest 

The Saratoga Winery and the Saratoga County Children’s Committee (SCCC) today announced this fundraising event to benefit the SCCC’s back to school program. The event will be held Sunday August 20, 1 – 3 p.m. at Saratoga Winery, located at 462 Rte. 29, Saratoga Springs. Sneakerfest will include free activities for kids provided by Allo Saratoga, child-friendly food concession stands, and outdoor space for yard games. Participants will have an opportunity to make donations to help outfit children with high quality sneakers, supported by iRun LOCAL.

49th Annual Saratoga County 4-H Walkathon

This is Saratoga County 4-H’s annual fundraiser to support the 4-H Training Center. There will be over two hundred youth and adults from Saratoga County involved in the event as both walkers and volunteers. All funds raised by the walkathon go to the 4-H Training Center located on Middleline Road in Ballston Spa. It will be held at the Saratoga County Fairgrounds on August 26. Registration/Check In at 9:30 a.m., 5K Walk/Run starts at 10:15. Games and activities and fun to follow the walkathon.

Auditions for The Headless Horseman

Malta Spotlighter’s Theatre Troupe will be holding auditions on Sunday, August 27 and Monday, August 28 for the musical production of ‘The Headless Horseman,’ based on the classic ghost story by Washington Irving. The show will be presented at the Malta Community Center on October 28 & 29. Appointments are necessary and can be scheduled by contacting Elyse Young, Artistic Director at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 518-899-4411 x305.

John Oates Benefit Concert

An evening of songs and stories and horses! Oates was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2004, and in 2014 was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, as a member of Daryl Hall & John Oates. His memoir, Change of Seasons, was published in 2017. John is an avid horseman who believes in the mission we are serving here at THS and all proceeds from this concert will go to the betterment of horses in aftercare that are aiding to heal people right here in our community. Location: Therapeutic Horses of Saratoga, 683 Lake Ave, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 on September 8 at 7 p.m. The John Oates Concert is an open-seating event. 

Become a Sponsor to receive a reserved table! For tickets, visit www.thsaratoga.org. 

Annual Charity Golf Tournament 

Saturday, September 16 at Hales Mills Country Club, Johnstown. Cost is $125 per golfer, $500 for foursome. Includes: 18 holes of golf, cart and lunch. Registration is at 8 a.m. Shotgun start at 9 a.m. followed by players feast and awards ceremony at Village Pizzeria, 2727 Route 29, Middle Grove. 518-882-9431 or www.villagepizzeria.com.

Senior Trip to the Castles

Old Saratoga Seniors are hosting a trip to the Castles of New York.  This will be three days, 2 nights on October 4-6, 2023.  The cost will be $469 for members.  For more information and to reserve a seat contact Peg Jennings or Pat Temple at 518-338-2329.

Unique Vendors & Artisans

Ballston Area Senior Citizens Annual Bazaar on Saturday, October 7 at the Milton Community Center, located at 310 Northline Road Ballston Spa. What is your specialty? Pickles & relishes, jams & jellies, or any handmade crafts are appreciated and welcome. Vendors of all kinds will be accepted on first come bases for indoor spaces, until October 2. Indoor spaces-- 8’W x 7’D are $30 indoor only are (electrical outlets indoor are limited). Outdoor spaces-- 12’W x 10’D are $25. To receive an Exhibit Contract and Hold Harmless agreement and payment to reserve your space contact Sue Heimburg 518-885-8037 / text message with name and mailing address or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Travel with the Academy for Lifelong Learning (ALL) to an Italian Cooking School 

Have you dreamed of living in a seventeenth century palazzo nestled on a hilltop village in the romantic Italian countryside? ALL is sponsoring a gourmet retreat and cooking school November 11-18, 2023. We will tour a historic or culinary attraction each day and begin cooking late afternoons under the guidance of a professional chef before enjoying a four-course dinner with local wines each evening.   This small group experience includes all meals and six nights in a beautifully restored historic palazzo.  For more details, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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