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Calendar Events for May 3-May 9

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Friday, May 3

Trike-A-Thon for St. Jude’s Research Hospital
Case Green, Skidmore College Campus
9:30 a.m. Pre-K class, 10:30 4-year-old class. 2:30 p.m. Multi-age class
The children in all four classes bike to raise money for St. Judes. Sponsored by the Skidmore Early Childhood Center. For more information call (518) 580-5473.

Saratoga Tattoo Expo 2013
Saratoga Springs City Center, 522 Broadway, Saratoga Springs
Fri. 3 p.m.–11 p.m., Sat. 11 a.m.–11 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.–7 p.m.
Live Tattooing, Body Piercing, Tattoo Contests, Giveaways, Entertainment. Admission: $10 day pass, $25 weekend pass. For more information visit: 

Steve Bell in Concert
Saratoga Abundant Life Church, 2325 Route 50, Saratoga Springs, 7:30 p.m.
Join us for an intimate evening with award-winning Canadian singer/songwriter Steve Bell. A free-will offering will be taken. For more information visit or call (518) 885-5456.


Saturday, May 4

Spring Kids Bike Giveaway
241 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. 
Bikatoga Bicycle Workshop will be holding the spring giveaway for children in Saratoga County. Throughout the year volunteers refurbish bikes donated by area residents for distribution to individuals or families who lack the means to purchase bikes on their own. Children must be accompanied by a parent, or responsible guardian. For an appointment to adopt a bike or for more information, call (518) 265-8507.

2013 Kids Exchange Spring/Summer Consignment Sale
Adirondack Sports Complex, 326 Sherman Ave., Queensbury
9 a.m.–1 p.m. and 1:30–3 p.m. (half-price sale)
Upscale resale - top-quality new, like-new and gently used children’s items at bargain prices. Children’s clothing 0-10; furniture; baby gear; strollers; maternity; DVDs; books; toys; sports gear; bikes; play kitchens  and train tables; room décor  and more. This is a nonprofit event. For more information visit or call (518) 729-6389.

Free Comic Book Day
Comic Depot, Wilton Mall, 3065 Rt. 50, Saratoga Spring, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Every customer will receive a free comic book. Activities include a life-sized Angry Bird tournament, live pod cast and trivia contest and a replica of the 1960’s Batmobile and Batboat. Five dollar photo op with a superhero - all proceeds go to the Franklin Community Center. Dress up and join the fun.  For more information visit 

Spring Antique Appraisal Show
Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry Dr. Ballston Spa, 10 a.m.–12 p.m.
Mark Lawson of Mark Lawson Antiques will educate participants on the world of antiques and perform appraisals. Admission for Malta residents with one appraisal item is $9; non-residents $10. General admission for Malta residents is $2; non- residents $3. Pre-registration is encouraged. For more information call (518) 899-4411.


Sunday, May 5

Breakfast Buffet
Saratoga-Wilton Elks, 1 Elks Lane, Rt. 9, Saratoga Springs, 8:30–11 a.m.
Donation requested: Adults $8; Senior and Military (active/retired w/ID) $7; children 5-12 $6; children under 5 free; take-out $8. For more information call (518) 584-2585.

Art for Home and Wear
489 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 2–5 p.m.
Join Mimosa for the opening reception for the art work of Pat McEvoy, recent oils and mixed media. A portion of sales from this show will benefit Wiawaka Holiday House, the oldest and longest continuously operating retreat for women in America. Wiawaka was created by and for women in 1903. For more information call (518) 583-1163. 


Monday, May 6

Retired Teachers Association Meeting
Longfellow’s Restaurant, 500 Union Ave., Saratoga Springs, 12:00 p.m.
Membership is open to retired educators who taught and/or live in Saratoga County. For membership information call (518) 587-5356.


Tuesday, May 7

Small Changes, Big Improvements–Architectural Design
Saratoga Springs Public Library, H. Dutcher Community Room, 7–8:30 p.m.
Join award-winning local architect, Brett Balzer, for a program on small architectural changes that can make dramatic improvements to your home. For more information call (518) 584-7860. Visit the library’s website for a calendar of all our events


Wednesday, May 8

54th Annual Saratoga Springs Horse Show 2
Saratoga Springs and YADDO Show Grounds, May 8–May 12, 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
The first outdoor USEF AA Rating and USEF Jumper 4 Rating Show in the Northeast. The show features hunters, jumpers, and equitation classes held in three different rings. This is a Capital Fund of Saratoga County, Inc. event, a non-profit organization established to provide financial support or aid in support of the missions of not-for-profit organizations in Saratoga Country. For more information call (518) 490-1214. 

Italian Dinner
Saratoga-Wilton Elks, 1 Elks Lane, Rt. 9, Saratoga Springs, 4:30–7:00 p.m. 
Donation requested: Adults $10; Senior and Military (active/retired w/ID) $9; children 5-12 $6; children under 5 free; take-out $10. Cash bar available. For more information call (518) 584-2585.

Seeds for Peace International, Inc.
Scallion’s Restaurant, 44 Lake Ave., Saratoga Springs, 5–9 p.m.
Scallions Restaurant is hosting a fundraiser for Seeds for Peace International, Inc.  The fundraiser supports Seeds for Peace’s work around the world; which helps people dealing with food shortages and insecurities. On this evening, Scallions will donate 20 percent of all dinners and drinks sold between the hours of 5 and 9 p.m. Reservations suggested and takeout available. For more information visit 

Nacre Modern Dance Company Holds Auditions
Myers Dance Center, 53 Regent St., Saratoga Springs, 7 p.m.
Artistic Director, Beth Fecteau, is looking for trained modern or ballet dancers (male and female) ages 18 and up. Some paid positions are available. To reserve your spot and for more information about the audition and Nacre, call (518) 435-0510 or visit the website at


Thursday, May 9

Interfaith Prayer Breakfast Meeting
Longfellow’s Restaurant Courtyard, 500 Union Ave., Saratoga Springs, 7:15–8:30 a.m. 
Our spiritual address this month will come from a member of Christ the King Spiritual Life Center. There is no charge or donations. All are welcome.  For more information call (518) 587-9104.


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