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October 12th – October 18th, 2018

Friday, October 12

Piroghi Dinner 
Christ the Savior Church, 349 Eastline Rd., Ballston Lake
4:30 p.m.-6 p.m.
First come-first served only. On the menu will be potato/cheese Piroghi, salad, dessert and beverages. Take-out orders will be available. Donations are $10 for adults, $5 for children 6-12, under 6 are free. For further information, call 518-363-0001.

The Lonely Child: The Journey of Search to Find My Biological Family
Northshire Bookstore, 424 Broadway, Saratoga Springs
7 p.m. 
The author will share her memoir of her experiences as a child of closed adoption. She encountered many obstacles as well as many amazing discoveries in her quest to uncover the biological family she never knew. For more events, visit www.northshire.com. 

 

Saturday, October 13

Free Lunch 
Malta Ridge United Methodist Church, 729 Malta Ave., Ext., Malta Ridge
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Lunch will be served at no charge. All are welcome. For additional information or directions please call the church at 518-581-0210. 

Roast Turkey Dinner 
Trinity United Methodist Church, 155 Ballard Rd., Wilton
3:30 – 6 p.m.
Turkey Dinner with all the trimmings. Suggested donation is $10. The church is handicap accessible and take-outs will be available.

Ballston Area Senior Dance
Milton Community Center, 310 Northline Rd. Ballston Spa
7 – 10 p.m.
There is a $5 entrance fee for non-member. The dance is open to the public. Ample free parking. Members are asked to bring a snack to be shared. Vintage Country Band will be providing the music. Come and enjoy the fun and dance the night away. Check out our web page, www.ballstonareaseniors.com.

 

Sunday, October 14

Monthly Breakfast 
Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club, Route 32 South of the Village of Victory
8 – 11 a.m.
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: Adult $8, Child $4. Everyone is welcome.

4th Annual PEAKFest 
Saratoga County Airport, 405 Greenfield Ave, Ballston Spa
Noon – 4 p.m.
A fun filled day featuring a variety of activities such as face painting, a photobooth, live music, kid’s games, pumpkin painting, hay rides, helicopter rides and so much more.  Families are also invited to shop at local vendor stations or grab a bite to eat from one of the many food trucks at the event. Festival goers can also purchase raffle tickets in hopes of winning one of the many beautiful baskets that have been generously donated by local businesses, family and friends. Free admission, plenty of parking. We have chosen the Make-A-Wish organization of Northeastern NY as the charitable recipient this year.   

Apple Pie Social
Wilton Heritage Museum, 5 Parkhurst Road, Wilton
1 -  4 p.m. 
The Wilton Heritage Society will be hosting their annual Apple Pie Social. Slice of pie, wedge of cheese and a beverage.  Cost:  Adults $5, Children $3 and under, age 5 free.  There will also be trash and treasure, a book sale and a raffle. 

 

Monday, October 15

Fasig-Tipton: The Saratoga Fall Sale
Fasig-Tipton’s Humphrey S. Phinney Pavilion, 415 East Ave., Saratoga Springs

Pre-K Nature Discovery Hour 
Camp Saratoga, Scout Rd., Parking Lot #1, Gansevoort
10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
This monthly program is for our youngest explorers (ages 3-6 years old) where we use childrens’ love of nature to teach simple concepts. This month we will be focusing on fall leaves and their changing colors. Adults are expected to attend. This is an outdoor program so please come dressed for the weather. We will go on a short walk, do a simple nature craft, and have a healthy snack!  Registration is required. 518-450-0321.

Wellness Walk 
Camp Saratoga, Scout Rd., Parking Lot #1, Gansevoort
11 a.m. – Noon
Come enjoy nature with others looking to get outside. The walk is geared towards gentle exercise and is for participants at basic fitness levels. Led by Linda Hovious, our wonderful volunteer and fitness instructor at the Saratoga Y.  The walk will not take place in bad weather, so registration is appreciated. 518-450-0321.

 

Tuesday, October 16

Tuesday for Tots 
Children’s Museum of Saratoga, 69 Caroline St., Saratoga Springs
10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
This program is best suited for children ages 2-5. This is a special time for our younger visitors to gain preschool readiness skills in a fun and social environment. Drop in for fun sensory play, crafts and activities with friends. 

Veterans Recognition Brunch 
Panza’s Restaurant, 510 NY 9P, Saratoga Lake
10 a.m. - Noon
Veterans and their family members are invited to this free event. All others may attend for $15 per person. To register for this event, call the Malta Department of Parks, Recreation and Human Services at 518-899-4411.

Havurah Vatik October Event 
Congregation Shaara Tfille, 84 Weibel Ave., Saratoga Springs
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Join Rabbi/Cantor Kenneth Blatt for a discussion and performance from The Great American Songbook, music of the 1920s until late 1950s. He will focus on the unique contribution of Jewis song writers: George and Ira Gershwin, Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart, Oscar Hammerstein, Irving Berlin, Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe. Rabbi Blatt will conclude the program with the classic Broadway songs. A catered lunch follows the program. We need your RSVP by October 10. Call the Temple Sinai Havurah Vatik reservation line at 518-584-8730, ext. 4. 

Lunchtime Concert
Saratoga Senior Center, 5 Williams St., Saratoga Springs
12:30 p.m.
Heard’s sound aims to wake up your ears, enliven your heart, and even get you up and dancing. Original world music with jazz roots, influences from West Africa, Brazil, places in between and points beyond. People may bring their own food, or they can buy food from Esperanto on-site.

 

Wednesday, October 17

Volkswalk for Fun, Fitness and Friendship 
Saratoga National Historical Park, Visitors’ Center, 648 Route 32, Stillwater
9:30 a.m.           
Group walk starts at 10 a.m. A volkswalk is a recreationally-paced, pre-mapped walk in a culturally or historically interesting area. They are planned with safety in mind and are great opportunities for exercise and sociability. Registration for each event starts ½ hour prior to the walk and the cost is $2. Further information is available at www.walkescv.org.

 

Thursday, October 18

Mohegan Sun Bus Trip
Wilton Mall Parking Lot Departure
8 a.m.
Cost is $40 per person, receive $15 food voucher and 2-$10 free bets. Sponsored by Racing City Rotary Club. For reservations call Linda at 518-527-8545 or Gail at 518-225-2723.

 

Upcoming Meetings

Monday, October 15

Parkinson’s Support Group Meeting
Wesley Health Care Center,
Woodlawn Commons, 2nd floor,
156 Lawrence St., Saratoga Springs | 2p.m. 
Holistic Health Coach Cheryl Kurtz will be our guest speaker.  The one-hour meeting is free and open to anyone dealing with Parkinson’s Disease including spouses, partners caregivers, and interested members of the public. More information, contact Kevin McCullough at 518-222-4247, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 

Tuesday, October 16

Town of Greenfield Historical Society Meeting
Greenfield Community Center,
25 Wilton Road, Greenfield Center | 7 p.m.
Our speakers will be Jim Richmond and Kim McCartney, authors of a new book- Milton, New York: A New Town in a New Nation. The public is welcome to attend.

Wednesday, October 17

Olde Saratoga Seniors Meeting
Town Hall, Spring St., Schuylerville | Noon 
A sandwich luncheon, dessert provided.  We will be having the Tea Cup Auction.  Bring in something to auction off. Dues for the year are due also.  New members are always welcome. Contact Pat Temple for information 518-338-2329.

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