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Friday, April 5

Second Hand Rose Thrift Shop $1 Bag Sale
116 Broad St., Schuylerville
Last 2 days, Fri. 4/5 & Sat. 4/6. Winter jackets, coats and men suites will be on sale for $4 each.  On-going is a sale of Christmas items for 1/2 off with a minimum $1 total purchase. Volunteers, including Community Service Volunteers, to tend the shop are always welcome and very much appreciated. For more information please call the Thrift Shop at (518) 695-4640.

An Evening with the Ballets Russes
Arthur Zankel Music Center, Skidmore College
The Skidmore College Orchestra and Department of Dance will present “An Evening with the Ballets Russes” Friday through Sunday, April 5–7. Performances are scheduled at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 5 and 6, and 3 p.m. Sunday, April 7. Showcasing three famous ballets from Diaghilev’s “Ballets Russes,” the program will feature Les Sylphides (Fokine/Chopin), L’Apres midi d’un Faune (Nijinsky/Debussy), and Firebird (Limoli after Fokine/Stravinsky). Admission: $8 Adults, $5 Seniors & Skidmore community, Children and students free.
For more information call (518)  580-5321.

Seeds and Pots: Starting Lupines at Camp Saratoga
Wilton Wildlife Preserve & Park, 80 Scout Rd., Gansevoort
2:00 p.m.
Help us restore the habitat of the endangered Karner blue and threatened frosted elfin butterflies by growing wild blue lupine from seed! We will provide seeds, pots, and soil; we need your green thumb. We will plant the seedlings during the June 1st Wilton Wildlife Festival. For more information call (518) 450-0321.

Saturday, April 6

Single Parents of the Capital District Meet Up
Shenedehowa Adult Community Center, Clifton Commons, Clifton Park
6:45 p.m. 
Parents Without Partners - Single parents ages 30s-70s (with young or adult children) can meet other singles from the Capital District, Saratoga and surrounding areas for fun, support, and social activities. Join us for our open house. Learn more at  or call (518)  348-2062.

The Donny Elvis Show
Knights of Columbus Hall, 50 Pine Rd., Saratoga Springs
Doors open at 5 p.m. Show starts at 6:30 p.m.
Presented by The Catholic Daughters, admission is $15. Food will be available for purchase; 50/50 raffle and other prize raffles. Prepaid reservations accepted for parties of six or more. For more information call (518)  885-0663; (518)  584-7627 or (518)  584-9045.

Sunday, April 7

Breakfast Buffet
Saratoga-Wilton Elks Lodge #161, 1 Elks Lane, Rt. 9, Saratoga Springs
8:30–11 a.m.
Fruit cocktail, French toast, pancakes, potatoes, breakfast sausage and ham, corned beef hash, scrambled eggs, eggs benedict, juice, coffee and tea. Donation requested: Adults $8. Seniors and military (active/retired w/ID card) $7. Children 5-12 $6. Under 5 free. Takeouts $8. For more information call (518)  584-2585.

Holocaust Remembrance Service
Congregation Shaara Tfille, 84 Weibel Ave., Saratoga Springs
2–3 p.m.
This will be a musical remembrance conducted by Rabbi/Cantor Kenneth Stuart Blatt with a musical accompaniment by Michael Clement. The program is open to the Saratoga Springs community. A light snack will follow the program. For more information call (518) 584-2370. 

Monday, April 8

Lecture: “How to Raise an Ox”
Skidmore College, Gannett Auditorium
8 p.m.
Ways of Self-realization in Yoga, Daoism, and Zen” by Dr. John Koller. For more information call (518)  580-5400.

Tuesday, April 9

Wave Riders Support Program
The Community Hospice of Saratoga, 179 Lawrence St., Saratoga Springs
Six-week support group for children who have experienced the death of someone significant in their lives, including a parent, grandparent, sibling, or friend. Children meet in age specific groups, and share thoughts and feelings through art, music, games and discussion. A Parent Educational Support Group is offered concurrently. Free and open to the community. Registration is required. Please contact Sarah Etkin-Sefcik, LMSW at (518)  581-0800. 

Saratoga Fibromyalgia Friends
Saratoga Springs Public Library
3-4:30 p.m.
Come learn some techniques to treat your own pain. Using simple equipment (like a tennis ball) learn how to treat fascia and help it return to its natural flexible state. This meeting we will be practicing these techniques together. Please bring a yoga mat, exercise pad, sleeping bag, or a few blankets so you can be comfortable on the floor. We’ll supply the tennis balls and support! Our gifted presenter is M’elle Pirri-Lee, PT. She is the owner of Adirondack Myofascial Release. For more information call Dawn Plummer (518)  470-4918. 

Ladies Auxiliary Installation and Dinner
Saratoga-Wilton Elks #161, 1 Elks Lane, Rt 9, Saratoga Springs
The Ladies Auxiliary of the Saratoga Wilton Elks #161 will hold their Installation of Officers followed by dinner on Tuesday, April 9. All members are encouraged to attend at 6 p.m. at the Lodge.  You must make a reservation with Judy at (518)  587-5568 by Friday, April 5th.   Please attend and support your new officers.

Wednesday, April 10

Swiss Steak & Chicken Dinner
Saratoga-Wilton Elks Lodge #161, 1 Elks Lane, Rt. 9, Saratoga Springs
4:30–7 p.m.
Includes tossed salad, soup, swiss steak, baked chicken mashed potatoes, seasonal vegetables, rolls & butter, dessert, coffee and tea. Donation: Adults $10. Seniors (62 yrs.) & military (active/retired w/ID card) $9. Children 5–12 $5. Under 5 free. Takeout $10. Cash bar available. For more information call (518)  584-2585. 

Genealogy 101
Saratoga County Historical Society, 6 Charlton St. Ballston Spa
1–3 p.m.
This three-session introduction to genealogy will help you get started, teach basic research skills and acquaint you with vital records, census records, deeds, wills, cemetery and other databases, websites and more. Pre-registration is required by Monday, April 8. Cost is $45. SCHS members $40. For more information call (518) 885-4000 or visit

New 2013 Relay for Life Meeting Location Change
Marriott Courtyard, 11 Excelsior Ave., Saratoga, 6 p.m.
People are needed to start planning the 2013 American Cancer Society Relay in Saratoga in June 2013.  The meeting will start with food at 6 p.m. and continuing with the meeting at 6:30 p.m.  This is a great time to come and learn about the Relay and what we hope to accomplish and help us make some new plans. For more information or to RSVP, call Marcy at (518)  893-0671 or Nicole at (518)  857-0161. 

Thursday, April 11

Interfaith Prayer Breakfast Meeting 
Longfellow’s Restaurant (in Courtyard), 500 Union Ave. Saratoga Springs.
7:30–8:30 a.m.
Our Guest Speaker this month will be a Faith/Spiritual Based Author and Artist. Sign-in and continental breakfast begins at 7:15.  There are no charges or donations. All are welcome.  For more information call (518) 587-9104.

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