June 11 – June 17, 2021

Friday, June 11 

Posture and Balance with Kristin Brenner
Zoom Presentation | Noon – 1 p.m.

The health of the spine plays a vital role in wellness. There are many challenges to a healthy spine during this stay-at-home quarantine: computer and cell phone use, television viewing, and low activity levels. Join us in exploring yoga postures as an antidote. Please register online at www.sspl.org. 

Saturday, June 12

Heritage Garden Club Herb, Perennial Plant and Garden Décor Sale
Italian American Center, 247 Grand Ave., Saratoga Springs | 9 a.m. – Noon
A large variety of herbs and a selection of perennial plants and garden decor items will be available for sale. Proceeds will be used to fund various community projects sponsored by the Heritage Garden Club. There will be many experienced gardeners to help assist you. CDC guidelines will be followed. Come and visit us; new members are always welcome. You don’t have to have a green thumb to join! Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   

10th Annual Shred Event
Fingerpaint Parking Lot, 18 Division St., Saratoga Springs

9 – 11 a.m. | Saratoga Financial Services annual community event is free of charge but monetary donations will be accepted to benefit the local Act With Respect Always program to help spread the “pay it forward” movement!

Plant and Pie Sale
Town of Galway Pavilion, Dockstader Recreation Fields, 5078 Sacandaga Road, Galway | 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

The Glenville Hills Garden Club of Saratoga County will have a large selection of perennial plants as well as herbs, flowering shrubs, ground covers, and bulbs will be offered for sale. A plant list is posted on the club’s Facebook page.  Proceeds will fund the garden club projects, including community beautification and the sponsorship of students at environmental camps.   

Used Book Sale
The Galway Public Library | 2112 East St., Galway

9 a.m. – 2 p.m. | The sale will take place in the library parking lot. Bags will be provided for $3 each, or you may fill your own reusable bags for $5 each. Rain date is June 13. For more information, please contact 518-882-6385 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Defensive Driving Class
Saratoga Springs United Methodist Church, 175 Fifth Ave., Saratoga Springs | 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
New York state approved. Save 10% on your base auto insurance for the next three years & receive up to 4 points off your driving record according to New York State Department of Motor Vehicle guidelines. Fee: $35 per person. Bring a friend, fee is $30. Portion of fee goes to Saratoga Springs United Methodist Church. Registration is required and can be made by calling Ray Frankoski at 518-286-3788. As we are social distancing, a mask is required if you are not vaccinated, and your temperature will be taken upon entry. Class size is limited. 

History of Aviation
Empire State Aerosciences Museum, 250 Rudy Chase Drive, Glenville | 1 – 2:30 p.m.
Classes for students (ages 8-15 years-old) to learn about the history of aviation and how planes fly. Classes will be limited to 10 students, and will be conducted in the museum’s outdoor airpark and/or Community Room on Saturdays through June 26. This week: Open Cockpit: Russian MIG 15 Fighter (Korean War Era). Masks are required and social distancing rules will apply. The ESAM airpark contains twenty historic and spectacular military aircraft, so this is a great opportunity to learn about aviation, see something different, and have fun! Cost is $12 per student and reservations are necessary. Call the museum at 518-377-2191 ext. 10 to register. 

Robin Hood
Malta Community Center Stage, 1 Bayberry Drive, Malta | 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Presented by Malta Spotlighter’s Theatre Troupe. Tickets are on sale now. Limited seating due to COVID-19 guidelines are by reservation only and must be purchased in person. $15 Adults, $10 Children (under 18).  There are a limited number of free children’s tickets with a paying adult, courtesy of Stewart’s Holiday Match.  Suitable for the whole family. Call the Malta Community Center at 518-899-4411 for additional information, including COVID-19 protocols and ticket sales hours. Additional performances will be on Sunday, June 13 at 2 p.m.; Saturday, June 19 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, June 20 at 2 p.m.

Sunday, June 13

Monthly Breakfast
The Fish Creek Rod and Gun, 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.

Monday, June 14

Mindfulness Meditation with Susan Meyer
Zoom Presentation | Noon – 1 p.m.

Mindfulness meditation is a refuge that provides grounding, clarity, and calm that are vital for navigating these challenging times. This series (Mondays at noon through August 30) will provide practical instruction and inspiration for your meditation practice, as well as connection with a supportive and welcoming community of meditators. Each class will include instruction, a guided practice exercise, Q&A/discussion, and follow-up resources. Register online at www.sspl.org. 

Tuesday, June 15

Pierogi Sale Pick Up
Christ the Savior Church, 349 Eastline Rd., Ballston Lake

11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Potato/cheese, sauerkraut, and farmer’s cheese pieroghis. All pierogi orders are $10/doz. Limited amount of stuffed clams for orders. Please call 518-363-001.Thank you for your patience at this time of COVID. We follow all proper procedures for your safety. The next pierogi sale will be in September, so stock up for the summer.

Havurah Vitik
A Zoom Presentation | 11 a.m. – Noon

Engagement, humor, learning, wisdom: all that and a rollicking good tale -- such is the art and practice of the storyteller. For us, this will be embodied by Beth Sabo Novick. She will tell her Havurah Vatik audience about the power of storytelling, teach us what makes a good story, and treat us to some wonderful stories along the way. To join the zoom meeting: us02web.zoom.us/j/89744740745?pwd=eGg0Smt6WXQzUmRXMmt6UG1kaWZ1Zz09. Passcode 724095

Lunchtime Concert Series
Downtowner Hotel Parking Lot, 413 Broadway, Saratoga Springs Noon | Devesh and Veena Chandra perform classical music of North India - Devesh’s innovative and imaginative approach and Veena’s mesmerizing sitar makes their performances enthralling to both Western listeners and Indian classical purists. Chairs provided. Free. Donations appreciated. 

Wednesday, June 16

Stuffed Shell Dinner 
Saratoga-Wilton Elks Lodge, 1 Elks Lane, Saratoga Springs | 4:30 – 6 p.m.

For curbside pickup only. Call Monday or Tuesday Between 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. to place an order. 518-584-2585. Menu: stuffed shells, meatballs, sweet sausage, tossed salad, garlic toast.  Dinner for 2 is $25 cash only. 

Thursday, June 17

June Luncheon for Ch. 60, Korean War Veterans Association
Ripe Tomato Restaurant, Corner of Rt. 9 and 9-P | Noon

We will be ordering off the menu.  Reservations are required by June 15.  Please phone 518-695-3577 or 518-695-3905 and leave your name, phone number, and number of people who will be attending.  Members who served anywhere during the Korean War, in Korea at any time, spouses, widows, family and friends are all invited to attend. New members are always welcome. For an application to join the organization, please contact Comm. Paul O’Keefe at 518-603-4186. 

New York, Joseph Smith, and the Fight for Religious Freedom
Zoom Presentation | 7 p.m.

Join Dr. Spencer McBride, Associate Managing Historian of the Joseph Smith Papers Project.  Dr. McBride, a prominent historian and published author, will be discussing his newest book and exploring the remarkable, though short-lived, political career of Joseph Smith, the New Yorker who founded Mormonism, waged a literal war for religious freedom, and launched a quixotic run for the White House. Episodes are free for SCHC members, and $5 for non-members. Register in advance at www.brooksidemuseum.org.  Registrants will receive a Zoom link and other relevant information. For questions, please contact Isobel Connell at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Read 199 times Last modified on Thursday, 10 June 2021 14:35

Blotter

  • COURT Samantha Germain, 28, of Greenfield, was sentenced June 2 to 1.3 to 4 years in state prison, after pleading to criminal contempt in the first-degree.  Loreal D. Bass, 40, of Schenectady, pleaded May 28 to felony grand larceny in connection with an incident in Saratoga Springs first charged February 2020. Sentencing July 29.  Hunter Burnette, 20, of Middle Grove, pleaded May 28 to promoting a sexual performance by a child. Sentencing July 29.  Charles L. Bennifield, 20, of Greenfield Center, pleaded May 28 to reckless endangerment, in connection with an incident first charged September 2020 in Saratoga. Sentencing July…

Property Transactions

  • BALLSTON Heritage Builders Group LLC sold property at 71 Cypress St to Norbert Czelusniak for $344,683. Heidi Childs sold property at 24 Sherwood to Quiet Acres LLC for $258,500. Brookview Court Inc sold property at 2103 Stonebridge Dr to Christine Famiano for $257,424. Brookview Court Inc sold property at 2201 Stonebridge Dr to Danny Deweese for $281,517. Kent Chase sold property at 1 Chase Lane to Mark Barkyoumb for $450,000. Brookview Court Inc sold property at 2204 Stonebridge Dr to Anne Menkens revocable trust for $264,756. Brookview Court Inc sold property at 2202 Stonebridge Dr to David Kelley for $277,224.…
  • NYPA
  • Saratoga County Chamber
  • BBB Accredited Business
  • Saratoga Convention & Tourism Bureau
  • Saratoga Springs Downtown Business Association