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January 5 - 11, 2024

Beginner Cross-Country Ski and Snowshoe Introduction

Come join our educators as they give you tips and tricks on how to cross-country ski, so you feel comfortable on the trails on your own! January 13, 14, 27 and 28 at Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park, 80 Scout Rd., Wilton from 9 – 10 a.m. This program will be on cross-country skis and snowshoes, weather permitting. Snowshoe rentals are made available for public programs courtesy of the Common Roots Foundation grant. Registration is required at least one business day in advance. To sign-up please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., visit the website at wiltonpreserve.org to fill out the registration form, or call the office at 518-450-0321.

Lantern Making Workshop

Join us this Saturday, January 13 at The Children’s Museum at Saratoga, 65 South Broadway Saratoga Springs from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. for an enchanting Lantern Making Workshop with the incredibly talented Frank Lombardo! Bring your little ones and get ready to embark on a creative journey as Frank guides them through the magical world of lantern making. Ignite their imagination and watch as they bring their very own lanterns to life! Cost is $12. 

Medicare Education for Seniors

Join us for an informational seminar to educate seniors about Medicare, Part A, B, and D, to review Medicare Supplemental plans, and to review Medicare Advantage plans, Part C. Held at Saratoga Springs Public Library, 49 Henry St., Saratoga Springs on Saturday, January 13 from 2 – 3 p.m. Free admission. Please register online www.sspl.org. 

Let’s Finish What They Started

The League of Women Voters of Saratoga County is launching its 2024 campaign for women’s equality on January 18 at 7 p.m. at the Saratoga Springs Public Library. Titled “Let’s Finish What They Started,” the event will showcase famous feminists from American history as well as feminist writer Jen Deaderick, author of She the People: A Graphic History…of The Unfinished Road to Women’s Equality. The Saratoga Springs Public Library is a co-sponsor of the evening. For more information, visit www.lwvsaratoga.org; to register, visit www.sspl.org/events.

Hattie’s Mardi Gras

Saturday, January 27, Hattie’s Mardi Gras will be held at the Saratoga Springs City Center. This year’s beneficiary is The SEAT Center Culinary Lab, an organization dedicated to training young people for careers in the culinary and hospitality industries.  Business for Good’s co-Founders Ed and Lisa Mitzen will host the event. Acclaimed actress, producer, singer, dancer, and advocate Vanessa Williams will be the event’s special guest. DJ Fernando Bustamente will provide entertainment during the cocktail hour, and live music will be performed by Soul Session and Garland Nelson. Hattie’s Executive Chefs Jasper Alexander, Mark Graham, and Phil Fitzpatrick and their team will bring the flavors of New Orleans to Saratoga Springs. Tickets available at www.eventbrite.com/e/mardi-gras-2024-tickets-770572401797?aff=oddtdtcreator.

The Saratoga Winterfest 5K Snowshoe Run/Walk 

Held on Sunday, February 4 at 11 a.m. in the Saratoga Spa State Park.  There will be no indoor facilities and we will meet in the quadrangle near the Wired restrooms. The Camp Saratoga 8K Snowshoe Race will be held on Saturday, February 19 at 10:30 a.m. at Wilton Wildlife Preserve & Park.  Registration for both events can be done online through www.runsignup.com with day-of onsite. A limited supply of Dion snowshoes available to rent for $5 on a first come/first serve basis.  For more information about the NE Snowshoe Series visit dionwmacsnowshoe.com.  Questions? Call Laura at 518-581-1278 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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