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Friday, June 28

Community Appreciation Day
Saratoga National Bank, 171 S. Broadway, Saratoga, 9 a.m.–4 p.m.
Celebrating their 25th anniversary. Stop by for popcorn, hot dogs, cake and a “Best Summer Recipe” contest. In addition, the Franklin Community Center and the Saratoga Springs Recreation Department will be on-site to answer questions about their programs and services. There will be a basket raffle to benefit the Franklin Community Center. Tickets are available by donating $1 or a nonperishable food item or school supply for the center. For more information call the main office at (518) 583-3114.

Saratoga Artisans and Crafters’ Market
High Rock Pavilions, Saratoga Springs, 1–7 p.m. Every Friday, June 21 to August 30. For more information call (518) 461-4893. 

Picture Show: Quartet
The Senior Citizen Center of Saratoga Springs, 5 Williams St., 2 p.m. Cost $2 includes snack. For more information call (518) 584-1621.

Teen and Tween Movies: Aquamarine
Round Lake Library, Malta Branch, 1 Bayberry Drive, Malta, 6 p.m. Aquamarine will be showing. For more information call (518) 682-2495. 

Brookside Bash
Brookside Museum, 6 Charlton Street, Ballston Spa, 6 p.m. The event will feature two local bands. As always, concert proceeds support the museum’s education programs which serve several thousand school children each year. Stop by and pick up your tickets now while they are still $12, or visit or call (518) 885-4000. 

Museum of Dance: ”Homage to Dance” 
99 South Broadway, Saratoga Springs 6:30 p.m. Artist Andrew DeVries’ largest exhibition to date. DeVries will unveil “Destiny,” his most recent sculpture, which was inspired by last summer’s Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival. For more information call: (518) 584-2225 ex: 3009. 

Skidmore Summer Jazz Institute: Student Concert
Arthur Zankel Music Center, Ladd Hall, Skidmore College, 1 p.m. Featuring institute participants.  Free admission. For more information call (518) 580-5546.


Saturday, June 29

Summer Arts and Crafts Show
Lakeside Farms, 336 Schauber Rd., Ballston Lake, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Enjoy this family event browsing through gift items and handcrafted items made by talented local artists. Free admission. For more information call (518) 744-9310.

Marines Name to be added to Memorial
Gerald E. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery, 11 a.m.–noon. Mechanicville Hero Lance Corporal Anthony J. Denier’s name will be added to the Veterans Memorial. For more information call (518) 541-2409.

Tours at Old Friends at Cabin Creek 
483 Sand Hill Road Greenfield, Noon–3 p.m. Old Friends at Cabin Creek, Saratoga County’s only thoroughbred retirement facility is open to the public every Saturday. For more information call  (518) 698-2377 or visit 

Pizza & Wing Night
Victory Mills Fire Dept., 23 Pine Street, Victory, 4–8 p.m. Eat in or carry out. Place your order at (518) 695-6623 after 2 p.m.


Sunday June 30

Indoor Craft/Garage Sale
Saratoga Wilton Elks, 1 Elks Circle, Route 9, Saratoga Springs, 9:30 a.m.

Kids Open Mic
Gaffney’s, 16 Caroline Street, Saratoga Springs, 2–5 p.m. For more information call (518) 587-7359.

Family Fun Day
Saratoga County Fairgrounds, Ballston Spa, 3–10 p.m. The 20th Annual Family Fun Day, sponsored by the Village of Ballston Spa and the Town of Milton. A free day filled with family fun. Free admission.


Monday, July 1 

Introduction to the NYC Ballet Season
Saratoga Springs Public Library, H. Dutcher Community Room, Noon–1 p.m. Rhona Koretzky, librarian and ballet lover will discuss the ballets that will be performed during the SPAC summer season of the New York City Ballet. For more information call (518) 584-7860. 

NYS Summer Writers Institute
Davis Auditorium, Skidmore College, 8 p.m. Campbell McGrath (American Noise) and Elizabeth Benedict.  Ongoing event, for more information call (518) 580-5593. 


Tuesday, July 2 

Karner Blue Butterfly Walk 
Old Gick on Rte. 50, 10 a.m. The walk will be cancelled if it is raining. Pre-registration is suggested. Call Wilton Wildlife Preserve at (518) 450-0321 or visit 

Inside America’s Legendary Folk Music Coffeehouse
Tang Teaching Museum, Skidmore College, 1 p.m. For more information visit 

Vincent Gardner Quintet
Arthur Zankel Music Center Helen Filene Ladd Concert Hall, 8 p.m. Trombonist Vincent Gardner, of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, leads this quintet featuring Carlos Henriquez, Ali Jackson, and Sherman Irby. For more information visit


Wednesday, July 3

Porch Chat: Grant and Baseball
Grant Cottage State Historical Site, Mt. McGregor, Wilton, 1 p.m. For more information call (518) 584-4353 or visit

Independence Day Celebration
Saratoga Casino and Raceway, 9:15 p.m. Fireworks show. No admission. 

Artists in Action: Carolyn Justice
Saratoga Springs Public Library, Saratoga Springs, Noon–2 p.m. Justice, an F.I.T. graduate, is a pastel artist who after years working as an illustrator and portrait artist, now describes herself as a painter who loves nature, life and color. For more information call (518) 584-7860 ext. 248. 


Thursday, July 4

Firecracker 4
City Center, Saratoga Springs, 9 a.m.–noon. Start the 4th with an invigorating run through the beautiful streets of Saratoga Springs. Course is USATF certified 4-mile with B-tag timing. Race features live entertainment along the course, awards, prizes, refreshments, large vendor courtyard, goody bags and race shirts. Register early to get your personalized Firecracker4 race bib.

Saratoga’s All-American Parade 
Downtown Saratoga Springs, 11 a.m. All American Parade (includes- Korean War Veterans, Color Guard, historical re-enactors, civic groups, municipality officials from across Saratoga County. Music, All-American BBQ and Dessert Festival, classic car show in Congress Park and much more. Fireworks at dark.

Concerts in the Park: Ballston Community Band
Wiswall Park, Front St., Ballston Spa, 6–10 p.m.

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