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Friday, May 17

King’s School Sports Banquet
Longfellow’s Restaurant, 500 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs, 6–11 p.m. Affiliated home schoolers, family members, approved guests and staff are encouraged and invited to attend. For more information call (518) 654-6230.

Saturday, May 18

Town of Malta Armed Forces Day Parade
Malta Town Hall, Bayberry Drive, Malta, 10 a.m. Pay tribute to generations of service members, but especially to welcome home members of the latest generation of veterans. The morning will kick off at 9 a.m. with the Party of Three performing at the Town Hall grounds. For more information call (518) 899-4411.

Hero Rush
Ellms Family Farm, 448 Charlton Road, Ballston Spa. For more information visit

2nd Annual Emma Foundation 5K and Kids Fun Run
Waldorf School, 62 York Avenue, Saratoga Springs, 9 a.m. For more information visit www.

Tuff Enuff Challenge
BOCES Campus, NYRA Lowlands, Saratoga Springs, 9 a.m. Overcoming the Obstacles 5K. Muddy adventure for families and serious athletes. For more information call (518) 581-1230.

Saratoga Springs Pop Warner Football and Cheerleading Registration
Dick’s Sporting Goods, Wilton Mall, 10 a.m.–12 p.m.
These are our Early Bird registrations (5/18 and 6/1), join at a reduced fee. Before attending please visit our website to obtain all necessary information and forms needed for registration.

Spring Arts and Crafts Show
American Legion, 34 West Avenue, Saratoga Springs, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Free admission. For more information call (518) 744-9310.

Saratoga Hospital Dog Walk
Saratoga Spa State Park, Warming Hut, 10 a.m.–1 p.m. For more information call (518) 882-5562.

What We Keep
Brookside Museum, 6 Charlton St., Ballston Spa, 2–3 p.m. Readings of life stories from people who are living at Maplewood Manor Nursing Home. Open and free to the public. For more information call (518) 885-4000.

Heritage Hunters: Genealogy and DNA
Town of Saratoga Town Hall, corner of Rt. 4 and Rt. 29, Schuylerville, 1 p.m. Heritage Hunters member, Kim McCartney will discuss her decision to use DNA to investigate her heritage. Attendees are encouraged to bring their experience with DNA tests for the discussion period. Public is welcome. For information call (518) 587-2978.

Of Mice and Men
Saratoga Art Center, 320 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, May 18 and 19, 2 and 8 p.m. Local Actors Guild of Saratoga proudly presents the literary classic. Tickets are $15. For more information: or call (518) 393-3496.

Saratoga National Car and Truck Show and Expo
Saratoga County Fairgrounds, Saturday and Sunday. Custom and classic cars, trucks and bikes. Vendors, food, live music, and bouncy for kids. Adults $5, kids under 12 free. For information call (518) 885-1338.


Sunday, May 19

Yard Sale and Bottle Drive
BodyWise Fitness Studio, 2392 Route 9, Malta, 8:30 a.m.– Noon. Benefits the American Diabetes Association: Tour de Cure 2013. They are seeking yard sale inventory donations from the community. Donations can be dropped off at the studio on Saturday, May 18 from 10 a.m.–Noon or Sunday, May 19 from 7–8 a.m.

2013 SPAC’s 5K Rock and Run
SPAC State Park, 9 a.m.

Children’s Auditions Saratoga Shakespeare Company
Bernhard Theater, Skidmore College, 12–2 p.m. The Company is seeking to cast six to eight children in the 8–13-year-old age range. For more information and to schedule an audition appointment, please call Barbara Opitz, (518) 587-2166 or e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Rural Soul Drumming and Movement
Stillwater Area Community Center, 19 Palmer Street, Stillwater, 1–4 p.m. African drummer Wayne White from Schuylerville and African dancer Jasmine Ceniceros from Troy present an afternoon of African drumming, drum-designing and dancing for all ages and abilities. This is the
first part of a three-part series. For more information visit or call (518) 531-8828.

Monday, May 20

Parkinson’s Support Group Meeting
Woodlawn Commons, 156 Lawrence Street, Saratoga Springs, 2 p.m. This meeting is open to anyone with Parkinson’s Disease, family members and friends. For more information call (518) 885-6427 or (518) 798-8947.


Tuesday, May 21

Citizenship Classes
Saratoga Springs Public Library, 9:30–11:30 a.m. The citizenship preparation classes will run for 10 weeks and will cover the 100 questions on the Citizenship Exam. Classes are free and open to the public, please intermediate students only. To register call (518) 583-1232 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Wednesday, May 22

Roast Beef Dinner
Saratoga-Wilton Elks Lodge, 1 Elks Lane (Rte 9) Saratoga Springs, 4:30–7 p.m. Take out and cash bar available. Call for details (518) 584-2585.


Thursday, May 23

Solomon Northrup Presentation
Saratoga Springs History Museum, Canfield Casino, Saratoga Springs, 7 p.m. Based on research about his life in New York and locations in the city that have a connection to Northup. For more information contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Meet Georgia O’Keefe
Saratoga Springs Public Library, Noon–1 p.m. Claire Nolan is Georgia O’Keefe, a professional storyteller and performer. This performance will prepare you for the O’Keefe exhibit at the Hyde Museum in Glens Falls this summer. For more information call (518) 584-7860.

Saratoga Memorial Day Parade
Saratoga Springs City Center to Congress Park, 6:30–8 p.m. For more information call (518) 527-4026.

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