July 23 – July 29, 2021

Friday, July 23

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

Saratoga County Office for the Aging is offering a new, free program for 55+ residents of Saratoga County: A six-week zoom course on how to capture digital photographs of environments and people. Participants will learn and hone basic aim-and-shoot skills. No previous photography skills are required. The course will be held every Friday through August 13. Pre-registration is required. RSVP to Christina Krowel: 518-884-4998 or email; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Jim Allen’s Famous Chicken BBQ Fundraiser
South Glens Falls United Methodist Church, 15 Maplewood Parkway, S. Glens Falls | 4:30 – 6 p.m.

Cost of meal is $12. Serving ½ Chicken, baked potatoes, roll, coleslaw & homemade cookies. Dinners will be bagged and delivered to your car. Pre-orders are recommended. Home delivery is available by calling the church office at 518-793-1152. 

Saturday, July 24

Outdoor Concert Series
Hubbard Hall Great Lawn, 25 E. Main St., Cambridge | 6 p.m.
Audiences are invited to bring their own blankets and chairs and enjoy a relaxing evening listening to some great music and musicians from near and far! Audiences may arrive any time after 5 p.m. for the concert. Maximum 100 attendees allowed on the lawn. In case of rain, concerts will be performed inside Hubbard Hall for a maximum of 45 audience members with house opening at 5:30 p.m. No reservations. First-come, first-sit. Masks required for those unvaccinated.  See hubbardhall.org for more information. Featured artist is Athena Burke. 

Sunday, July 25

Summer Stroll: Taking the Waters
High Rock Park, High Rock Ave., Saratoga Springs | 10:30 a.m. – 12 pm.
Join Charlie Kuenzel, president of the Saratoga Springs History Museum and our tour leader, to learn about the history of the waters. Saratoga Springs was a top tourist destination in the 1800’s because of its mineral springs. Known as a premier health resort, Saratoga attracted the rich and famous to drink and bathe in the healing waters. 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 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.

Dinosaurs in Motion
Universal Preservation Hall, 25 Washington St., Saratoga Springs | Noon – 6 p.m.
The life-sized metal sculptures captivate visitors while their exposed mechanics illustrate science and technology in a fun and engaging way. The exhibition weaves the science, art, and innovation themes throughout and touches on each of these educational topics at each sculpture. The art portions highlight sketching, drawing, and sculpting; the science segments explore kinetics, biomechanics, and robotics. Tickets at universalpreservationhall.org.

Sounds of Summer from the Brookside Porch
Brookside Museum, 6 Charlton St., Ballston Spa | 3 p.m.
The History Center welcomes instrumentalists from the American Federation of Musicians to perform two concerts at Brookside Museum. Performers, including several from the Albany Symphony Orchestra, will be playing popular melodies on Brookside’s front porch. Guests are encouraged to sing and dance along. Students and representatives from the famed Dance Factory of Saratoga Springs will be on hand to teach audience members a few basic steps and, perhaps, even put on a show. Guests should bring their own lawn chairs or picnic blankets. Rain dates for both concerts will be the following Wednesdays. Free and open to the public.

3rd Annual Plein Air Art Show and Sale
Spa Park Administration Building Arcade, 19 Roosevelt Dr., Saratoga Springs | 3 – 5 p.m.

The “Friends of Saratoga Spa State Park” invite all art lovers to see and purchase “Plein Art” paintings created that day in gorgeous Saratoga Spa State Park. Refreshments will be served, and painting sales will benefit the Friends and the Plein Air artists. 

Album Release Party - Jessica Louise
VFW, 190 Excelsior Ave., Saratoga | 5 – 8 p.m.

Food and drink specials. Everyone is welcome. For more information, please call 518-584-9686.

Summer Concert Series
Congress Park, War Memorial, 268 Broadway, Saratoga Springs | 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Skippy and the Pistons will be performing.  Bbring your blankets and chairs, find a spot on the lawn, and enjoy some of our area’s favorite performers. Free to the public.

Monday, July 26

Public Art Demonstration
Zoom Presentation | 6:30 p.m.
Southern Saratoga Art Society is hosting a free and open to the public demonstration by artist Mark Tarabula. Mark Tarabula is a 2021 Artist in Residence at the Saratoga Clay Arts Center.  SCAC promotes the ceramic arts and provides a place for people to explore the medium of clay, hone and develop their skills and be part of a community.  Mark will demonstrate how to throw a vase, mug, bowl and plate and describe the basic forms of throwing and how to do the process. To register visit: southernsaratogaartist.com.

Tuesday, July 27

Ceremony Commemorating Cease Fire – Korean War
Korean War Memorial, Crandall Park, Upper Glen St., Glen Falls | 9:45 a.m.
Members and associated are requested to meet at the memorial. A luncheon will be held immediately following the ceremony at The Log Jam Restaurant.  Reservations for the luncheon are required, due to limited capacity, by calling Lois Miner at 518-695-3905 or Comm. Paul O’Keefe at 518-603-4186.  For further information or an application to join the organization, please contact Comm. O’Keefe.  Veterans who served anywhere during the Korean War or in Korea at any time, spouses, widows, family and friends are all invited to join the organization.  Annual dues are $10 for veterans and $5 for all others.

Workshop for Farmers
4-H Training Center, 556 Middleline Rd., Ballston Spa | 1 – 3:15 p.m.

Cornell Cooperative Extension is holding a workshop to educate farmers about two new serious pests that are now in our region – tall waterhemp and the soybean cyst nematode.  The workshop is on July 27 at 1 – 3:15 p.m. at (info and registration at tinyurl.com/6h4uuyv9).  All applicable Covid-19 precautions will be followed. To register and for more information, go to the website provided or contact the Central NY Dairy, Field Crops, Livestock Program for the Ballston Spa meeting 315-866-7920 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Wednesday, July 28

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. – noon to place an order. 518-584-2585. Menu: Stuffed shells, meatballs, sweet sausage, tossed salad, garlic toast. Dinner for 2 is $25 cash only. 

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 Mark Gamsjager and the Lustre Kings. 

Thursday, July 29

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

This week’s featured artist is The Rogues. 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. 

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