Friday, July 2
Free Movie in the Park – The Croods
Wiswall Park, Front St., Ballston Spa | 8:30 – 10:30 p.m.
Presented by the Ballston Spa Business and Professional Association on the first Fridays of June, July, August, and September. The movies are projected onto the wall of the adjacent Front Street Deli building on Front Street in the village. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets to sit on. We will follow any continuing guidelines for safe public gatherings that may be in effect at the time of the event. These may include social distancing measures, face masks and limited capacity in the park for movie viewers. Rain dates are the next Saturday evening.
Saturday, July 3
Cars & Coffee
Middle Grove Town Park
430 Middle Grove Rd., Middle Grove | 8 - 11 a.m.
The Town of Greenfield Lions Club is sponsoring a Cars & Coffee event. The event is free to the public. Cars, trucks, and motorcycles are welcome, including daily drivers. There will be door prizes, 50/50 raffle and the Lions Club will be serving up fresh breakfast sandwiches and donuts. All proceeds will stay in the community to support the Greenfield Lions Youth Programs and the Town of Greenfield Youth Rec Program. For more information visit www.3-clubhouse.org/sites/TownOf Greenfield or www.LionsClubs.org. for more information on the event contact Lion Bill Marzano at 518-461-9784.
Saratoga Lake Fireworks Display
Brown’s Beach, 511 NY 9P, Saratoga Springs
9:15 p.m. | The fireworks will begin at dark. Park is limited. The Town recommends carpooling or hiring a ride share serve to attend. For more info, you may contact the Town of Stillwater at 518-664-6148.
Corinth Independence Day
Corinth | The Village of Corinth is pleased to bring back fireworks off the bridge on Saturday, July 3. The display will begin at dusk.
Sunday, July 4
Firecracker 4 Road Race
Saratoga Springs City Center
522 Broadway, Saratoga Springs | 9 a.m.
Now in its 15th year, we welcome you to start off your July 4th celebration with us! It’s a great way to support the local community and enjoy a high-quality and fun experience! Register online at: zippyreg.com/online_reg/?e=1545
Summer Stroll: Saratoga’s Historic West Side
South Franklin St. (Gideon Putnam Cemetery Entrance), Saratoga Springs | 10:30 a.m. – Noon
Join George DeMers in the restored historic West Side and learn about the Irish and Italian immigrants who helped shape its history. All Sunday morning tours last approximately 90 minutes and require walking and standing on varied terrain. Tours will be limited to thirty 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 the website at saratogapreservation.org or call 518-587-5030 to purchase tickets in advance.
Ribbon Café, 11 Prospect St., Ballston Spa
11 a.m. – 2 p.m. | Celebrate the first official weekend of summer with cold lemonade, snacks, treats, music and more at all for a good cause. Several local families are teaming up with the locally known restaurant to provide a sweet treat stand in the hopes of raising money for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation. Alex’s Lemonade Stand mission is to change the lives of children with cancer through funding impactful research, raising awareness, supporting families, and empowering everyone to help cure childhood cancer. Come see the crew for music, snack bar foods and a cold glass of lemonade! Can’t attend? No problem, link to donate to the cause is here: www.alexslemonade.org/mypage/2465827
Monday, July 5
West African Drum Circle: Movement and Rhythm for Adults with Special Needs
Presbyterian New England Congregational Church
24 Circular St., Saratoga Springs | 3:45 – 4:45 p.m.
Musicians-in-residency, Chelsie Henderson and Wayne White of Rural Soul Music Studio will teach adults with special needs (aged 18 and over) how to play a West African djembe drum. This multi-sensory experience meets for 5 sessions, the final session reserved for an open presentation on Monday, August 2 at 5 p.m. This program is for adults with special needs and their caregivers who can commit to all sessions. This series will be held on the lawn in good weather, and will be rescheduled in the event of rain. A mask or face covering is required for non-vaccinated participants. Drums are provided on site. Please register online at the library, https://sspl.libcal.com/event/7585317.
Tuesday, July 6
Lunchtime Concert Series – Garland Nelson
Downtowner Hotel Parking Lot, 413 Broadway, Saratoga Springs
Noon | Soulist’ Defined by many spiritual dimensions, Garland is an entertainer’s entertainer. Pure Energy. Free. Chairs provided. Donations appreciated.
Wednesday, July 7
Chicken & Biscuits 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: chicken and biscuits, mashed potatoes, vegetable, salad, roll. Dinner for 2 is $25 cash only.
Take a Bite
Downtown Glens Falls | 5 – 7 p.m.
A summer food festival that runs every Wednesday evening through August 25. Take A Bite is a popular, family-friendly event that showcases the area’s restaurants. Restaurants take to the sidewalks to offer affordably priced “small plate” menu items.
Malta Summer Concert Series 2021
Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry Drive, Malta | 6 – 8 p.m.
All concerts are free to attend on the front lawn. Bring a picnic supper, blanket and /or chairs and enjoy! This week’s featured artist is Sirsy.
Thursday, July 8
Concerts in the Park
Lions Music Park, Front St., Ballston Spa | 6 – 8 p.m.
This week’s featured artist is Erin Harkes. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets to sit on. We will follow any continuing New York State guidelines for safe public gatherings that may be in effect at the time of the event. These may include social distancing measures, face masks and limited capacity in the park. The concert series is free to the public.