April 9 – April 15, 2021

Friday, April 9

Spring Scavenger Hunt
Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park, 80 Scout Rd., Wilton | 11 a.m. – Noon

Join us on a guided hike to observe the final days of winter and witness the early signs of spring. Look for new growth that spring brings and signs of animal activity. Registration is required. To register, please contact the Park & Preserve Office via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by calling 518-450-0321. Please provide your name, phone number, email and the number of people attending within your party. Registrations must be made at least 24 hours in advance of the program. You will receive a confirmation email if you have been successfully registered. Free admission. Please note, facemasks are required to be worn throughout the duration of this program. 

Saturday, April 10

Defensive Driving Class
Saratoga Springs United Methodist Church, 175 Fifth Ave., Saratoga Springs | 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. 

There will be a New York State approved Defensive Driving Class. Save 10% on your base auto insurance for the next three years and receive up to 4 points off your driving record according to New York State Department of Motor Vehicle Guidelines. There is a fee of $35 per person. Bring a friend and the fee is $30 each. Portion of the fee goes to the church. Registration is required and can be made by calling Ray Frankowski at 518-286-3788. 

Super Soup Supper
Ballston Spa United Methodist Church, 101 Milton Ave., Ballston Spa | 4 – 7 p.m.

Take out only. Call 518-885-6886 and leave a message to place your order for Hearty Chicken or Broccoli Cheddar soups. Donations gratefully accepted.

Open Mic
VFW Post 420, 190 Excelsior Ave., Saratoga Springs | 6 – 9 p.m.
To support our local veterans and the VFW.  More upcoming music events: Saturday April 17, Betsy and the Bygones, and Saturday April 24 Tame Pacific Band ( back by popular demand). All events 6 -9 p.m. All feature great drink prices and food specials. All are welcome. We practice Social distancing and sanitation guidelines. Call 518-584-9686 for more information.

Sunday, April 11

Monthly Breakfast
The Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club, 123 Route 32, Schuylerville | 8 – 11 a.m.

Menu: Eggs cooked to order, bacon, sausage, toast (white or wheat), pancakes (regular, blueberry, buckwheat, apple cinnamon), French toast, home fries, orange juice, coffee, tea, hot Chocolate. Cost: $8 Adult, $4 Child. EVERYONE will be welcome to join us. 581-695-3917.

Dharma Meditation
Caffe Lena, 47 Phila St., Saratoga Springs | 9 – 10:15 a.m.

Dharma Meditation with Pierre Zimmerman returns to an In Person or Live format. Meetings will be held on Sundays.  Please RSVP to Pierre by calling 413-992-7012 24-hrs in advance. Masks must be worn at all times, and coronavirus safety measures, including distancing, will be practiced. A $10 donation is suggested. For more information, visit www.oneroofsaratoga.com. 

Auditions for Robin Hood
Malta Community Center, One Bayberry Dr., Malta | 2 – 4 p.m.

Malta Spotlighter’s Theatre Troupe is auditioning children (ages 10+), teens and adults, at the Malta Community Center, One Bayberry Dr, Malta. Especially needed: Teen and adult men! Auditions will be scheduled in small groups and by appointment only. All Covid-19 protocols will be explained when requesting your appointment. Auditions also held on Monday April 12 from 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Rehearsals will begin April 19 and run most Monday and Wednesday evenings and Sunday afternoons until performances. Performances are tentatively slated over two weekends, June 12 and 13, and June 19 and 20, subject to Covid-19 limitations at the time. Contact 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 to schedule your audition or for additional information.

Monday, April 12

Ageless Dancer Series
The National Museum of Dance, 99 S. Broadway, Saratoga Springs | 1 – 2 p.m.

Mary Anne Fantauzzi will teach Ballet Barre & Balance on Mondays from April 12 - May 17. Classical ballet technique designed for all level participants will develop core stabilization, fluidity of movement and balance. Fitness attire and ballet slippers are recommended. Participants will need a sturdy high back chair or barre. The cost is $36 for six classes. The registration form may be accessed at www.nationalmuseumofdance.org/calendar and questions may be directed to Fantauzzi at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Tuesday, April 13

Pierogi Sale Pick Up
Christ the Savior Church, 349 Eastline Rd., Ballston Lake | 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

As usual we will have potato/cheese, sauerkraut, and farmer's cheese perogies. All pierogi orders are $10/dozen. Please order soon as we expect the orders to be larger than usual. We also may have stuffed clams.  Please call 518-363-0001. Thank you for your patience at this time of COVID. Please wear your masks when you arrive. We follow all proper procedures for your safety.

Wednesday, April 14

Ageless Dancer Series
The National Museum of Dance, 99 S. Broadway, Saratoga Springs | 1 – 2 p.m.
This six-week session, designed for participants ages 55+, will include a new offering, "Swingin' Ballroom," taught by Johnny Martinez. Martinez's class will teach ballroom and Latin dance moves to the music of swing and salsa. No partner is necessary. Fitness attire, sneakers or soft soled dance shoes are recommended. The class will be held from April 14 to May 19. The cost is $36 for six classes. The registration form may be accessed at www.nationalmuseumofdance.org/calendar and questions may be directed to Fantauzzi at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Thursday, April 15

Canning at Home
Zoom Presentation | 6:30 – 8 p.m.

Presented by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Saratoga County. An Intro to Boiling Water, Steam and Pressure Canning: Learn when and how to use these different canning methods. This class will include a discussion of low acid and high acid canning, plus how to avoid botulism food poisoning. A demonstration will be included on the use of these two canning methods. To register, contact Diane Whitten at 518-885-8995 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 

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