October 2 – October 8, 2020

Friday, October 2

Fall Pond Discovery
Wilton Wildlife Preserve, 80 Scout Rd., Wilton | 10 a.m. – Noon
Catch and identify aquatic animals with environmental educators! Registration is required. Call 518-450-0321 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Participants limited so that we can follow proper social distancing. Staff will sanitize all equipment.

13th Annual Cantina Kids Fun Run
Congress Park, 268 Broadway, Saratoga Springs

Virtual athletic event for kids up to age 12. Participate in a fun, healthy activity that supports our community and our pediatric emergency medical services at Saratoga Hospital. Complete your run at your convenience anytime between Friday, Oct. 2 and Sunday, Oct. 4. Grab your swag bag from presenting sponsor, New Country Motor Car Group race weekend. Proudly wear your downloadable Cantina Kids Fun Run bib to represent the run! Please follow social distancing ordinances to stay safe. For more information or to register, visit www.saratogahospital.org/classes/events/cantina-kids-fun-run

Fish Fry Friday Take-Out
Knights of Columbus, 50 Pine Rd., Saratoga Springs | 5 – 8 p.m.
Council 246 will be hosting a take-out only Fish Fry Friday. Menu: Fried or Baked Haddock or Fried Clam Strips, each served with fries, cole slaw, tartar sauce, and cocktail sauce. For an additional charge, there will be Shrimp Roll Special (fries, and cole slaw) for $10, New England Clam Chowder, Mac and Cheese, and choice of dessert.  Orders may be placed by calling 518-584-8547 on Friday between 1 – 3 p.m. Pickups will be from the main entrance (please wear mask to enter building), or have your order brought to your car by calling from the parking lot with your name and a description of your vehicle. Open to the public. 

Saturday, October 3

Craft and Garage Sale
Saratoga-Wilton Elks, 1 Elks Lane, Saratoga Springs | 11 a.m. -3 p.m.
The Elks Ladies Auxiliary Craft and Garage Sale will be held outside in the parking lot due to the pandemic. There will be over 30 vendors and bargains galore. Free admission. People must wear masks and adhere to socially distancing guidelines. We offer household items, sports equipment, hand-made items, clothing, jewelry, food treats, and just about anything you can imagine. Rain date: Sunday, Oct. 4. All proceeds go to local charities. Call Linda at 518-289-5470 for information.

Saratoga Showcase of Homes
WRGB, Channel 6 | 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Due to public health and safety concerns from the COVID pandemic, this year’s Showcase of Homes “live” tour event was cancelled - but they are bringing the Showcase right into your home! Please tune in to WRGB Channel 6 or the CW Channel 15 on Saturday at 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. to see this year’s amazing builders’ homes and interviews, plus meet the two important charities that normally benefit from this event’s ticket sales. Please contribute to Rebuilding Together Saratoga County and Habitat for Humanity Northern Saratoga Warren and Washington Counties. They need your help more than ever. Go to SaratogaShowcaseOfHomes.com/Donate.

Sunday, October 4

Car Show
Liberty Ridge Farm, 29 Bevis Rd., Schaghticoke | 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Open to all cars, trucks, and bikes. Registration: $15 Day of Show. See the cars and enjoy the farm. Spectator admission is a Liberty Fun Pass. This pass includes unlimited access to: the corn maze, tunnel slide, giant gerbil wheels, jumping pillows, pedal karts, corncob express, farm animals, trolley rides, pumpkin cannon show, pig races, and access to the U-pick pumpkin patch and more. Only $19.95. Order online at LibertyRidgeFarmNY.com. Use promo code CAPCARSHOW to save $3 on each ticket. Face masks and social distancing required.

SSPF Autumn Stroll: Historic Congress Park & Canfield Casino
Congress Park and Canfield Casino, Saratoga Springs | 10:30 a.m.
Join the Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation this fall for their Autumn Stroll Series of historic walking tours throughout various neighborhoods in Saratoga Springs. Tickets are limited and must be purchased in advance. Join Charlie Kuenzel, President of the Saratoga Springs History Museum, for a tour celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Canfield Casino while exploring the historic landscape architecture of Congress Park, the early springs, and other facets of Saratoga. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Due to limited space, members who have received complimentary Stroll passes will have those honored for their value of $10 and will be required to pay the difference of $5. Cost is $20 for non-members. Please contact the Foundation to purchase a ticket with your stroll pass at 518-587-5030. Everyone is required to wear a mask and social distancing is encouraged.

Monday, October 5

Parents: How to Stay Grounded in Difficult Times
Saratoga Springs Public Library Zoom Presentation | 6 – 7:30 p.m.

Join Kristin Brenner, yoga and mindfulness teacher, to explore ways to guide your family in these uncertain times, while learning how to be the calm at the center of the storm. Please register. Registration with an email is required to receive information on how to connect. The email will be sent three hours prior to the scheduled start time of the program. To register, visit sspl.org and click on the event. 

Tuesday, October 6

Fall Nature Arts Hour
Wilton Wildlife Preserve, 80 Scout Rd., Wilton | 10 – 11 a.m.

Join under the pavilion for Leaf Creature Lanterns. The arts projects are designed for school-aged children to do with their caregivers. Please use Parking Lot #1 located on Scout Road directly across from Delegan Pond. Registration required, call 518-450-0321.

Grief Share
South Glens Falls United Methodist Church, 15 Maplewood Parkway, South Glens Falls | 6 – 8 p.m.

GriefShare seminars and support groups are meant to help you recover from your loss and look forward to rebuilding your life. You don’t have to go through the grieving process alone. The group is for anyone who has lost a loved one and is grieving. We will meet for 13 weeks. For more information, call 518-793-1152. 

Wednesday, October 7

Meatloaf Dinner
Saratoga-Wilton Elks, 1 Elks Lane, Rt. 9, Saratoga Springs | 4:30 – 6 p.m.
For curbside pickup only. Menu: meatloaf, mashed potatoes, vegetable, salad, roll, gravy. Dinner for two $25 (cash only). Call Monday or Tuesday between 10 a.m. and noon to place an order, 518-584-2585.

Thursday, October 8

Teen/Adult Acting Classes
Malta Community Center, One Bayberry Dr., Malta | 6 – 7 p.m.

Ages 14-Adult; classes will run once of week, limited to 10 students, and conclude with a virtual performance. Additional information including more Covid-19 protocols and online registration can be found at www.maltaparksrec.com or by calling Malta Parks and Recreation at 518-899-4411.

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