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Calendar Events for April 19-April 25

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Friday, April 19

Strong Women Healthy 
Heart Program
Malta Community Center, 
1 Bayberry Dr., Malta, 2 p.m.

This is a fun way to make positive changes to eat better, move better and improve your general health and well-being. Presented by Diane Whitten, Educator for the Cornell Cooperative Extension. Call to register at (518) 682-2492.

Spring Rummage, Garage Sale and Bake Sale
Saratoga Springs United Methodist Church
175 Fifth Avenue, 
Saratoga Springs
Friday, April 19, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday, April 20, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Teen and Tweens Friday Night Movie
Round Lake Library-Malta Branch
Malta Community Center, 6 p.m.
This week’s movie, Hotel Transylvania—an animated comedy about Dracula who is now a manager of a luxury resort. 
For more information call (518) 682-2495.

American Girl Evening
Stillwater Area Community Center
19 Palmer Street, 6:30 p.m. 
Meet Molly, a young girl waiting for her father to come home from war in 1944, and join us for a tea party. Bring any doll along to this free evening. Call the library at (518) 664-6255 to RSVP or for more information.   

All You Can Eat Dinner
Principessa Elena Society
13 Oak St., Saratoga
5-7 p.m.
Italian Cuisine, Cash bar avail. All Welcome. For more information call (518) 584-4163.


Saturday, April 20

Empowerment! Beyond Our Wildest Dreams 
Annual Conference 
Hilton Garden Inn, 
235 Hoosick St., Troy
7:30 a.m.–4 p.m.
For people with Down Syndrome or other disabilities is presented by the Down Syndrome Aim High Resource Center (DSAHRC) and the Center for Disability Services. Highlights include the morning keynote presentation, Your Dreams Can Come True, featuring actor Chris Burke, known for his roles as Charles “Corky” Thatcher on “Life Goes On,” and the angel of faith on “Touched by an Angel;” with Joe and John DiMasi. Call (518) 944-2107 or go to for information. To register go to

Heritage Hunters History Faire
50 West High St.
Ballston Spa
9 a.m.–1 p.m.
Saratoga County historians, historical societies, churches, cemeteries, funeral homes, lineage groups and youth groups will be present with displays and resource people.  There will be door prizes, hands-on activities and the workshops. For more information on this family event, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (518) 587-2978.

The Environment: Earth Day Celebration
Case Green, Skidmore Campus
Noon-9 p.m.
Celebrate the earth as Skidmore student clubs offer activities that support and promote stewardship of the environment.

Meet Molly: An American Girl Program
Saratoga Springs Public Library
H. Dutcher Community Room
1 p.m.
Join educator, Teresa Wood as she brings to life the story of WWII through her Meet Molly program. Children and families will get to see the American Girl Doll, Molly as well as a doll house that shows a home during WWII while listening to stories and learning more about this time period. For more information on this program, please visit: Visit to view all of our programs & events. 


Sunday, April 21

Concert: Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
Arthur Zankel Music Center, Ladd Concert Hall, 8 p.m.  
This quartet consists of four uniquely accomplished musicians who bring new energy to the concert stage with programs ranging from Bluegrass to Bach. $8 adults, $5 senior citizens and Skidmore community; Free for students and children. For ticket information call (518) 580-5321 or go to and to view more event for the week.

Breakfast Buffet
Saratoga-Wilton Elks, 
1 Elks Ln. Rt 9, Saratoga Springs
8:30–11 a.m.
Information: (518) 584-2585


Monday, April 22

Criminal Justice System: Talk by Jeff Deskovic
Davis Auditorium, Palamountain Hall
6:30 p.m. 
Jeff Deskovic, who was wrongly incarcerated for 16 years, will discuss his imprisonment and the work his foundation does to reform the criminal justice system. Visit for more events to raise awareness during Social Justice Month. 


Tuesday, April 23

After The Fire Monthly Meeting
Halfmoon Town Hall, Harris Rd.
7 p.m.
New members are always needed and are welcome to attend, find out more about our organization, and see how you can help your neighbors in need. After The Fire helps Saratoga County residents who have suffered a loss due to fire. For more information call (518) 435-4571 or visit 


Wednesday, April 24

Fitness, Fun and Friendship—Volkswalk
Start Point: Brueggers, 453 Broadway
Saratoga Springs
10 a.m. (Register 30 minutes before start)
Join the Empire State Capital Volkssporters for Fitness, Fun and Friendship. A ‘volkswalk’ is a leisurely walk (typically 10k or 6.2 miles. A three mile route is also offered) through a scenic and or historic area over a pre-marked trail. For more information visit or ESCV 

Free Screening for Uninsured Men and Women
Clifton Park (call for location)
4–7 p.m.
There will be a free screening for breast, cervical and colorectal cancer for women aged 40-64 and for men age 50-64. For more information call the Cancer Services Program of Saratoga County at (518) 580-2132. Appointments are limited. 

Roast Pork Loin Dinner
Saratoga-Wilton Elks
1 Elks Ln. Rt 9
Saratoga Springs
4:30–7 p.m.
Information: (518) 584-2585


Thursday, April 25

Jeff Walton Singer/Songwriter
Saratoga Springs Public Library, 
H. Dutcher Community Room
12 p.m.
Jeff Walton is always busy recording and performing. His rock solid rhythm guitar, amazing harmonica leads and vocal style, all his own, make this one man band a true crowd pleaser. Though a great songwriter in his own right, an extensive repertoire and appreciation for requests make for good times and interactive performances.

Karen and Gary Dake Foundation For Children
The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame
Saratoga Springs 
6–10 p.m.
Join us at for a night to celebrate our mission. Proceeds from the event will go toward grants for the purchase of adaptive equipment or services for a local child with disabilities. The carnival themed festivities include a magician, caricature artist, music by Free Play, open bar and delicious treats from Lily and the Rose.  There are great silent auction and raffle prizes - check out the full list (link below) and get in on the fun even if you can’t be at the event!  For more information, event tickets or to purchase raffle tickets, please call Susan at: (518) 226-0252 or email the Foundation at:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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