Friday, June 18
Saratoga Senior Center Parking Lot
5 Williams St., Saratoga Springs | 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Music by Jeff Brisbin, Concession Stand, Tie-dye station $5. Tarot Card Reading with Mary Shimp.
Saturday, June 19
How Planes Fly
The Empire State Aerosciences Museum
250 Rudy Chase Drive, Glenville | 1 – 2:30 p.m.
Open Cockpit: Northrup F-5 Tiger. Will offer 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. 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. Please call the museum at 518-377-2191 ext. 10 to register.
Round Lake United Methodist Church
34 Church St., Round Lake | 1 – 4 p.m.
Special event for all ages. Strawberry shortcake for lunch is a good thing. Event will be held outside. Rain DateL Sunday, June 20. Adults and children 6 – 9 yrs. Old $6. Children 5 yrs. and under free.
Genealogy and Local History
Heritage Hunters Zoom Program | 1 p.m.
Takeout Ham Dinner
Ballston Spa Elks Lodge #2619
10 Hamilton St., Ballston Spa | 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Malta Community Center Stage, 1 Bayberry Drive, Malta
7 p.m. | Presented by Malta Spotlighter’s Theatre Troupe. Tickets on sale now. Limited seating due to COVID-19 guidelines; 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 performance Sunday, June 20 at 2 p.m.
Sunday, June 20
Annual Father’s Day Kid’s Fishing Derby
373 Crescent Ave., Saratoga Springs (Lake Lonely)
9 a.m. - Noon | Presented by The Fraternal Order of the Eagles, Pro Firefighters Union, SSPD Saratoga Basspointers, John Huppuch Memorial Derby. FREE for All Children 14 and under accompanied by an adult. Prizes for fish caught in all age categories. Worms will be provided-you must bring your own tackle. Hot dogs, soda, chips, and fun are free for all.
Youth Fishing Tournament & Family Open House
Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club
123 Route 32, Schuylerville | 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Public is welcome. There will be games for the youth along with contests to get them into the outdoors. Fish must be weighed in the Gun Club no later than 12 p.m. Drinks, hot dogs, burgers, and fries may be purchased from the club. Prizes will be awarded. For information or questions call Mike Richards, cell 518-955-5005, home 518-587-3582.
Summer Stroll: Exploring the Gut
Downtown Saratoga Springs, NW corner of Putnam and Spring Streets, Saratoga Springs
10:30 a.m. – Noon | Down in the Valley: Exploring the Gut. The tour returns after five years! Alexandra Morgan built upon the research by loyal docent, Ellen Steinberger (who passed away in 2017), to bring back this tour of the area behind Broadway known as “The Gut.” This neighborhood was home to many working class and Jewish families who provided important contributions to the community. Tours last approximately 90 minutes Sunday mornings and require walking and standing on varied terrain. Tours will be limited to 30 and tickets must be purchased in advance. The cost per tour is $15 for SSPF members and $20 for non-members. 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. Visit saratogapreservation.org or call 518-587-5030 to purchase tickets.
Sundae on the Farm
Mill Creek Farm, 1019 County Road 70, Stillwater | 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
This year the tour will be a Self-Driven Tour on Father’s Day. From the comfort of their vehicles, families will be provided an audio recording featuring local farm families talking about all things Saratoga County Agriculture. Families will get to see dairy cows, beef cows, meat sheep, horses, and farm equipment. They will even get to try their luck at the Golden Horseshoe Hunt! King Dairy and Stewart’s Shops are donating Ice Cream Coupons for everyone who comes out (while supplies last). This event is free, fun, and family friendly. For more information, contact Cornell Cooperative Extension of Saratoga County 518-885-8995.
Wilton Heritage Strawberry Social
5 Parkhurst Road, Wilton | 1 – 4 p.m. (or until we run out)
Our annual Strawberry Social will again be a curbside pick-up only event on Father’s Day. Same great strawberries, homemade biscuits and fresh whipped cream delivered right to your car. Donation of $5 per person, exact change appreciated. You can pre-order multiple servings for a specific pick-up time if you like at 518-583-3645.
Monday, June 21
Saratoga County Parkinson’s Support Group Meeting and Picnic
Mr. Bills, 3 Trieble Ave. Ballston Spa | 2 p.m.
We’re hoping for a big turn-out as we begin planning for the fall and a return to our normal format of speakers and exercise tips. Bring a mask in case needed or for your comfort level. Sit at the picnic tables available or bring your own chair if you prefer social distancing. All are welcome. You can purchase items from the menu. 518-885-7888
Tuesday, June 22
Lunchtime Concert Series
Downtowner Hotel Parking Lot, 413 Broadway, Saratoga Springs
Noon | Chairs provided. Free. Donations appreciated.
After the Fire’s Monthly Meeting
Hillcrest Fire Department, 145 Pruyn Hill Rd., Mechanicville | 7 p.m.
After the Fire is a non-profit organization that helps Saratoga County Residents who have suffered a loss due to fire. Families are provided with gift cards, a night’s stay at a participating hotel/motel, Red Cross referral, informational material, emotional support. etc. Meetings are held on the 4th Tuesday of the month at 7p.m. Volunteers needed - anyone interested in learning more about After the Fire, or becoming a member, may attend a meeting, visit us on Facebook at www.afterthefire.org, or leave a message on voicemail at 518-435-4571. Masks and social distancing required.
Wednesday, June 23
Roast Beef 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. – noon to place an order. 518-584-2585. Menu: roast beef, mashed potatoes, vegetable, salad, roll, gravy. Dinner for 2 is $25.00 cash only.
Thursday, June 24
Open Mic Night
VFW, 190 Excelsior Ave., Saratoga Springs | 7 – 10 p.m.
The public is invited. Great drink specials and food available. The Saratoga VFW is open Tuesday – Friday, 3 – 7 p.m., Saturday 2 – 7 p.m. and Sunday 12 – 7 p.m. the Pavilion and indoor banquet facilities are available for rent. For more information please call 518-584-9686.