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September 7th – September 13th, 2018

Friday, September 7

Fundraiser Fall Yard Sale
Gateway House of Peace 
479 Rowland St., Ballston Spa 

9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Furniture, household items, jewelry, toys, clothes and much more. All proceeds go to Gateway House of Peace. Gateway House is a donor-driven, end-of-life home that cares for local resident and families during loved one’s final days. The sale will be held September 7, 8 and 9. 

Movie in the Park and First Friday 
Wiswall Park, Village of Ballston Spa
8 p.m.
The Ballston Spa Business and Professional Association will be screening the family film “Coco.” Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets to sit on. Snacks will be available. The movie is free to the public. Come early to enjoy the First Friday activity “Chalk Walk and Sidewalk Sales.”  The public is encouraged to create their own chalk art on the sidewalks (chalk provided) at participating venues.  Visit for more information.


Saturday, September 8

Bike the Kayaderosseras 
Brookhaven Golf Club
Alpine Meadows Rd., Greenfield
8:30 a.m.
Follow the Creek as it grows and winds its way past the green bridges, the river plains, and the historic mills in Rock City Falls. Take in the sights and the sounds as you hug the Creek along Creek Road. Enjoy the natural beauty of the Creek and the fellowship of a bike tour on a 14, 30, or 50-mile ride. All routes will begin and end at Brookhaven Park Pavilion. Rest stops to include water, snacks and points of interest. Lunch will be provided for all participants and will be available to spectators and support crews for a small fee.  For additional information, visit

9th Annual Malta 5K 
HVCC TEC Smart, NYSERDA Saratoga Technology and Energy Park,
345 Hermes Rd. Malta
8:30 a.m.
All participants will finish their 9/11 tribute under a giant American flag hoisted by the Round Lake Fire Department. Participants are encouraged to stick around after the event to enjoy post-race food provided by Hannaford. Proceeds from the race benefit Vet Help and First Responders. Cash prizes provided by Fleet Feet Malta to our overall male and female winners. There will be over 54 award categories of all ages donated from local companies. Interested participants can register from 3-8 p.m. on September 7 at Fleet Feet in Malta and the day of at TEC Smart at 7:30 a.m. Anyone registering the day of the race is urged to arrive at TEC Smart no later than 8 a.m.

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 receive up to 4 points off your driving record according to New York State Department of Motor Vehicle 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.

30th Annual Malta Community Day
Shenantaha Creek Park, off Eastline Rd., Malta
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
An annual family fun event sponsored by the Town of Malta. Free activities for kids, vendors, musical entertainment and food for purchase. Call 518-899-4411 for further information.

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.

Chicken BBQ and Pie Sale 
Middle Grove United Methodist Church,
429 Middle Grove Rd., Middle Grove
3 – 6 p.m. 
Dinner includes: 1/2 BBQ chicken, baked potato, coleslaw, roll, drink, cookie.  Ticket prices are $12. Eat in or take out.  There will also be a homemade pie sale.  Pies will sell for $14 each.  Check out our basket fundraiser table with a wide variety of baskets filled from local businesses. 


Sunday, September 9

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 welcome.

Curtis Lumber Car, Truck and Jeep Show
Curtis Lumber,
885 Rt. 67, Ballston Spa
11 a.m.-3 p.m.
All makes of cars, trucks, jeeps, customs, and tuners welcome.  $15 per registered vehicle includes a free goodie bag, dash plaque and gift.  The event is free for spectators. All Jeep owners are welcome to play in our Jeep Playground.  Drive over logs, rocks, and more, and prepare to get muddy.  Music, giveaways, 50/50 raffle to benefit the WTEN Pet Connection. Awesome food trucks, free face painting, and more.  Leashed pets are welcome.  For full details, visit

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 there is ample free parking. Member are asked to bring a snack to be shared. Peaceful Country Band will be providing the music. Come and enjoy the fun and dance the night away. Check out our web page, 


Monday, September 10

Members Monday Morning
The Children’s Museum, 
69 Caroline St., Saratoga Springs
9:30 a.m. – Noon
To show our appreciation for our members, The Children’s Museum at Saratoga is open the second Monday morning of every month for members to enjoy an exclusive playtime at the Museum. Join us at 10 a.m. for story time and a craft in celebration of Roald Dahl’s Birthday month. Free for museum members.


Tuesday, September 11

Joe the Monkey Saves for a Goal 
Saratoga Public Library,
49 Henry St., Saratoga Springs
4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Recommended for ages 5-8, using the book, Joe the Monkey Saves for a Goal by John Lanza, participants will make decisions about how to spend, share and save money. Following reading and discussion, children will create their own save jar that they will keep using for their own established financial goals. Registration required. Please visit then click on financial education to reserve your seat today. 


Wednesday, September 12

Volkswalk for Fun, Fitness and Friendship 
Start point: Food Court at the Clifton Country Mall, Clifton Park
Registration: 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

Information Meeting/Slide Show: Trip to Spain
Saratoga Springs Public Library, Susman Room
6 p.m.
The very first international trip is planned for April 2019. The Novelties of Northern Spain will depart for Barcelona on April 25 and will end in Madrid on May 5. The days will be filled with explorations of Pamplona, San Sebastián, Bilbao, Burgos and Salamanca. Highlights will be La Sagrada Familia, Guggenheim Museum, Burgos Cathedral and the Prado Museum. To RSVP or for more information contact Rhona Koretzky at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 518-505-1303. 

Pickin’ Sessions
Milton Community Center, 
310 Northline Rd., Ballston Spa
6:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Amateur and professional musicians are invited to play solo, background or join up with a group. We are having a fun season with extemporaneous, off-the-cuff music by local talented musicians. Free to the public and ample free parking. Please bring a snack to share. Check out our web page, 


Thursday, September 13

Korean War Veterans Association Luncheon
Peppermill Restaurant, Midtown Shopping Center,
Rt. 9, S. Glens Falls
11:30 a.m. 
Members will be ordering from the menu.  Hosts are Patti and Gene Slavin. For a reservation or further directions, please contact the Slavins at 518-793-2368 by Sept. 11.  All veterans who served during the Korean War, in Korea at any time, spouses, widows, family and friends are all invited to attend.  Annual dues are $10 for veterans and $5. for associates.  For further information or an application to become a member, please contact Comm. Roger Calkins at 518-584-3037.


Upcoming Meetings


Monday, September 10

Saratoga Retired Teachers Meeting
Longfellows Restaurant, 500 Union Ave., Saratoga Springs | Noon

Tuesday, September 11

Local Magicians
S.W. Pitts Hose Co. of Latham, 226 Old Loudon Rd., Latham 7:30 p.m.

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