Friday, August 10
Saratoga Pinball & Arcade Show
Saratoga Regional YMCA,
West Ave., Saratoga Springs
Friday 2 – 10 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
The show will feature approximately 50 pinball machines and arcade games from the past and present, all set on free play. For one admission price, you are welcome to stay all day and play as much as you like for no additional cost. The show will also feature an indoor flea market with various pinball and arcade games and parts for sale. Proceeds from the show will be donated to charity. Cost is $10 for admission. For more information visit pinballsaratoga.com.
Pop-Up Art Openings on Beekman
Saratoga Springs Art District
5 – 8 p.m.
NYS Summer School of the Arts
Dance Theater, Skidmore College Campus,
815 N. Broadway, Saratoga Springs
Dance students’ final performance. Saturday, August 11 at 1 p.m. For more information, call 518-580-5596.
Saturday, August 11
The Markets at Round Lake
49 Burlington Ave, Round Lake
Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Three Markets – Two Days – One Eclectic Village. Come and Celebrate the Makers Revolution and Sustainable Food Movement We will be showcasing over 80 of the best and brightest Artisans in the local and regional Maker, Crafter and Artisanal Edibles community. Something for the whole family. More Information - including a full list of vendors is available at www.MarketsAtRoundLake.com. This is a free event and is a fundraiser sponsored by The Woman’s Round Lake Improvement Society (WRLIS) for the Round Lake Libraries and the historic Village of Round Lake.
Defensive Driving Class
First Baptist Church,
45 Washington St., Saratoga Springs
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
New York State approved. Save 10 percent on your base auto insurance for the next three years and re-ceive up to 4 points off your driving record according to New York State Department of Motor Ve-hicle guidelines. Fee $35. Bring a friend and fee is $30 each. A portion of the fee goes to First Baptist Church. Registration required and can be made by calling Ray Frankoski at 518-286-3788.
The 154th Baker Family Reunion
Malta Community Park,
Plains Rd., County Rt 108, Malta
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
2018 Annual Clam Steam
Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club,
Route 32 South of the Village of Victory
Noon – 9 p.m.
Tickets on sale now. $40 for a full steam ticket, $35 for a chicken ticket, $30 for a Chicken Only Ticket. For ticket information contact Bill at 518-378-2208 or at the club house at 518-695-3917. Music by DJ Andy Jennings.
Tang Family Saturdays – Outdoor Rubbing Art
Tang Museum, Skidmore Campus,
815 N. Broadway, Saratoga Springs
Suitable for children ages 5 and up with their adult companions. Programs include a brief tour of a current Tang exhibition followed by a hands-on art activity. Free and open to the public. Reservations are strongly suggested. For reservations and information, call 518-580-8080.
Ballston Area Senior Monthly 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 and ample free park-ing. Member are asked to bring a snack to be shared. The Countrymen 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, August 12
Broadway in 1874
Northeast Corner of Congress St. and Broadway, Saratoga Springs
10:30 a.m. – Noon
Gloria May will lead a tour of Broadway that highlights the sights and sounds of Broadway in 1874, a year of sophistication and excitement. In 1874 Saratoga Springs was home to four grand hotels and a bustling lifestyle. Walk back in time to discover what has changed and what has re-mained the same in the historic downtown. Cost is $8 for non-members and $5 for members.
Monday, August 13
Magic: The Gathering
Saratoga Springs Public Library,
H. Dutcher Community room
6:30 – 8:45 p.m.
Modern Monday Tournaments are back, and open to all players. We run a fun, competitive MtG tournament, Modern Format, with prizes for the top 3 finishers. Participants must know how to play MtG, be aware of banned/restricted cards in Modern, and have own deck. Players are wel-come to bring their trade binders. Open to adults and teens. For other events at the library visit www.sspl.org.
Tuesday, August 14
Tuesday for Tots
The Children’s Museum,
69 Caroline St., Saratoga Springs
“Camping Trip” - 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 any-time between 10:30‐11:30 a.m. for fun sensory play, crafts and activities with friends. For other events at the museum, visit www.cmssny.org.
Healing Springs Recovery Center,
125 High Rock Ave, Saratoga Springs
4 – 5 p.m.
Back Lot, Blue Awning. Free training and receive a Narcan Kit. Learn how to save a life and re-verse an opioid overdose. All are welcome to attend. Free. Call for more information and to register:518-306-3048.
Horses, History & Handicapping Session 2
86 Congress St., Saratoga Springs
7 - 9 p.m.
Bruno DeJulio, author, clocker, workout analyst, will discuss “Workouts, the Missing Link.” Co-moderators: handicapper Tom Amello and Seth Merrow - host of Racing Across America. Open to the public. $15 pay by cash or check at the door. Proceeds benefit the Academy for Lifelong Learn-ing at SUNY Empire State College. 518-587-2100, ext. 2415, www.esc.edu/all.
Round Lake Auditorium,
2 Wesley Ave., Round Lake
Calling all singers for an evening of musical camaraderie in this historic and fun location. The Burnt Hills Oratorio Society with Artistic Director William Jon Gray hosts its annual summer sing to sample selections from their upcoming and diverse choral season. Arrive early (6:30 p.m.) to park, sign in and mingle with fellow music lovers. Music is provided as we sing through excerpts of Haydn’s Mass in Time of War and a collage of Broadway music. $10 entry to cover the cost of the venue. BHOS is a community that sings and believes in the power of the human voice. For more information, visit www.BHOS.us or call 518-416-4060.
Wednesday, August 15
Volkswalk for Fun, Fitness and Friendship
Start point: Malta Tech Park,
345 Hermes Road, Malta
A volkswalk is a recreationally-paced, pre-mapped walk in a culturally or historically interesting area. Registration for each event starts one half-hour prior to the walk and the cost is $2. Further information is available at www.walkescv.org
Malta Summer Concert
Malta Community Center,
1 Bayberry Dr., Malta
6 – 8 p.m.
Annie and the Hedonists, a “cool” end of the series inside concert. Cal 518-899-4411 for more information.
Open House – Upstate Model Railroaders
22 Hudson Falls Rd. South Glens Falls
7 - 9 p.m.
The Upstate Model Railroaders club will host their monthly open house. Bring the family, come visit our layouts and see our trains in operation. Our members are always on hand to answer questions. Check out our directions page on our website at www.upstatemodelrailroaders.com for a map to our location and where to go once you arrive. Look for the lighted “OPEN” sign.
Thursday, August 16
Summer Concerts in the Park
39 Front St., Ballston Spa
6 – 8 p.m.
This is a great family-friendly event. Bring your blanket and chairs to the park for a great evening of live music in the village. This week features The McKrells.
Health, History and Horses Charity Gala
500 Union Ave., Saratoga Springs
6 – 9 p.m.
Live music, food, cash bar, silent auction, four season basket-raffle. Tickets are $75. For reservations: Mail checks to: Ladies of Charity, 8 Claire Pass, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866. For questions call Linda 518-583-4020 or Gail 518-587-5392. Visit online at www.ladiesofcharitysaratoga.com.