July 9 – July 15, 2021

Friday, July 9

12th Annual Adirondack Greek Festival
St. George Church, 55 Main St., South Glens Falls

Noon – 7 p.m. | Take-out only. Friday, July 9 and Saturday, July 10. Gyros, Souvlaki, Greek fries, Greek burger (new), Spanakopita, Souvlaki dinners w/rice, Moussaka, salad, Baklava and assorted pastries, soda and water. 518-792-2359. www.sgforthodox.org. Social distancing and masks optional. 

Photographing the Beauty Around Me
Zoom Course | 2:15 – 3:45 p.m.

Saratoga County Office for the Aging is excited to offer a new, free program for 55+ residents of Saratoga County. A 6-week zoom course designed to teach older adults to capture digital photographs of their environments and the people they encounter on a daily basis. Participants will learn and hone basic aim-and-shoot skills. By the end of this class, students will have an appreciation for what makes a great photograph. No previous photography skills are required. The course will be held every Friday through August 13. Pre-registration is required. Please RSVP to Christina Krowel via phone; 518-884-4998 or email; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Saturday, July 10

Tag Sale
American Legion Post #278, 6 Clancy St., Schuylerville
9 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Clothing, toys, holiday decor, multiple kitchen items, etc. (too much to list)

Numerous items for everyone. Please drive around back for entrance. We will have hamburgers and hot dogs on the grill for purchase from 11am - 2pm. The sale will also be held on Sunday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Please come out and support our American Legion.

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. 

Saratoga Veterans Chorus Open House
American Legion Post 70 | 34 West Avenue, Saratoga Springs | 1 and 3 p.m.

The Saratoga Veterans Chorus invites veterans, active duty, Guard and Reserve service members and their families to an open house to learn more about the chorus and its activities. Strawberry shortcake will be served. The chorus provides an opportunity for male and female veterans of America’s Armed Forces to experience the joy of a cappella singing in an informal environment. While public performances of the National Anthem and patriotic music will be scheduled, no participant is ever required to sing publicly. Instruction is by Penny Schiek, a retired music educator and accomplished choral director. For more information contact Amy Hughes at 518 884-4999.

Sunday, July 11

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 welcome. 581-695-3917.

Community Market & Open Mic
Nemer Jeep Plaza, 615 Maple Ave. Saratoga Springs

10 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Come enjoy an outdoor market partnered with our neighbor Artisanal Brewing with local vendors (candles, jewelry, art and so much more!) AND an Open Mic where anyone can get up and sing or have their bands perform live! There is no fee to attend the market, just come by and enjoy!

Summer Stroll: Mail-Order Houses
NW Corner of Lake & East Ave., Saratoga Springs

10:30 a.m. – Noon | Join the Foundation for this brand-new tour! Madison C. Squires will lead a tour of houses on East and Pinewood Avenues, highlighting the “Kit House” era - a time when the average person could not only put a check through the mail, but order and receive an entire house, as well. Assembly Required! All Sunday morning tours last approximately 90 minutes and require walking and standing on varied terrain. Tours will be limited to 30; 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 in advance!

NYC Ballet Musicians & Friends - Chamber Music Concert
Bethesda Episcopal Church | 26 Washington Street, Saratoga Springs | 4 p.m.
NYC Ballet Musicians & Friends, led by artistic director Luellen Abdoo, return to Saratoga Springs for their 23rd season, celebrating the return of the ballet to the Saratoga Performing Arts Center after the 2020 hiatus. There is a suggested donation of $10 per person. All donations will go directly to the musicians. All are welcome! Reserve your seat at: bethesdachurch.org or call: 518-584-5980

Master Class with David Prottas
National Museum of Dance, School of the Arts Studio 2 | 4:30-5:30 p.m. 

David Prottas, Broadway actor/dancer and former NYCB corps de ballet member, will combine elements of classical ballet and theatricality set to a musical playlist of everything from contemporary pop to show tunes. This class is designed for beginner/intermediate “Ageless Dancers.”  Zoom price: $10 or In-person: $15, limit of 15 people, pre-register by July 9. Registration: nationalmuseumofdance.org/calendar. Masks and social distancing required. 

Monday, July 12

Fairytales and Fantasies Mini Drama Camp
Malta Community Center, One Bayberry Drive, Malta | 1:30 – 3 p.m. 

For Ages 4-7 from July 12-16. Explore the land of Make Believe with princes and princesses, royal guards, dragons, kings, queens and more! Theater games, acting skills, rehearsals, and crafts. Performance on the last day of class includes costumes and scenery, and will be presented to invited guests. Masks will be worn in accordance with NYSDOH guidelines. Instructor: Elyse Young. For more information and to register visit www.maltaparksrec.com or call 518-899-4411.

Tuesday, July 13

Lunchtime Concert Series – Red Canna
Downtowner Hotel Parking Lot, 413 Broadway, Saratoga Springs

Noon | Red Canna- chamber jazz group playing the original compositions and arrangements of pianist/composer Elizabeth Woodbury Kasius and a selection of other modern composers. Free. Chairs provided. Donations appreciated. 

Brooks BBQ Fundraiser
Saratoga Senior Center, 5 Williams St., Saratoga Springs | 3 – 6 p.m.

To Benefit the Saratoga Senior Center. Curb side and bulk delivery. Chicken dinner $14 and Rib dinner $16. Dinners come with baked potato, coleslaw and dinner roll. Bulk orders 10+ available for delivery. Purchase tickets by calling 518-584-1621 or at the front desk. Sponsored by CDPHP. 

Giffy’s Chicken BBQ 
Ballston Spa Elks Lodge #2619, 10 Hamilton Street, Ballston Spa

4 - 6 p.m. | Carry out only. The menu will include ½ Chicken, baked potato, coleslaw, roll, and cookie. The cost is $13 (cash only). Presale tickets required. For ticket information email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or leave a voice message at 518-885-1149. Proceeds support Elks Charities.

Wednesday, July 14

Chicken Parmigiana 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 parmigiana, penne pasta, tossed salad, garlic toast. Dinner for 2 is $25.00 cash only. 

Malta Summer Concert Series 2021
Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry Drive, Malta | 6 – 8 p.m.

Concerts are free to attend on the front lawn. Bring a picnic, blanket and /or chairs and enjoy! This week’s featured artist is Big Medicine. 

Thursday, July 15

Concerts in the Park
Lions Music Park, Front St., Ballston Spa | 6 – 8 p.m.

This week’s featured artist is The North & South Dakotas. 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.  Free to the public. 

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