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Friday, July 7

“History, Legends, Lore and More” – Guided Walking Tour 2017 Season 

Saratoga Heritage Area Visitor Center, 297 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 10:30 a.m.

A 90-minute walking tour that concentrates on historic Congress Park and the colorful characters that helped make Saratoga what it is. This guided tour of legends and lore will walk you through history while providing an opportunity to sip the famous mineral waters as you stroll through Victorian Congress Park. Rain or shine. Cost is $8 adults, children under 12 are free. No registration required. July 1 to September 4, tours will run Monday through Saturday. September 9 to October 21 tours will be Saturdays only For more information, call 518-587-3241. 

Saturday, July 8

Tang Family Saturdays

Tang Teaching Museum at Skidmore College, 815 North Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 2 – 3 p.m. 

Splendid Serpents - We will look at the group of Serpent Drawings in the exhibition: If I Had Possession Over Judgement Day: Collections of Claude Simard, then create our own fantastic serpents out of curly chenille, colored bubble wrap, pipe cleaners, beads and more. Free and open to the public. Suitable for children ages 5 and up along with their adult companions, the Family Saturday programs are fun and educational

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 parking. Member are asked to bring a snack to be share. Vintage Country Band will be providing the music.Check out our web page, 

Sunday, July 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, not chocolate. Cost: Adult $8, Child $4. Everyone welcome.

BBQ and Fundraiser 

Socha Plaza, 123 Saratoga Rd., Glenville 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Capital District Jeep and the Animal Protective Foundation (APF) in Scotia are hosting this incredibly fun pet adoption and fundraising event to help the pets at the APF and our local communities. Donation is $5 per person.  Your donation includes a premium, grilled hot dog or hamburger, chips and a beverage.  Delicious food options for our Vegan friends.  Adoptable animals will be in attendance along with pet and jeep related vendors, valuable raffles to win, a pet photography booth, pet nail trims and more.  The APF will also be offering an on-site $15 per pet micro-chipping clinic and be sure to stop by their “meet the trainer booth” to get your tough pet behavior questions answered.  Admittance to the event and parking is free.   For more full details visit the event page on or find the event on Facebook: CDJW Help A Dog BBQ.

Dharma Meditation with Pierre Zimmerman

One Big Roof, Center for Mindful Practices, 538 Maple Avenue, Saratoga Health & Wellness Building, Saratoga Springs, 9-10:15 a.m. 

Weekly meditation followed by short discussion. All contemplative traditions honored. By donation. For more information call 413-992-7012 or visit

Summer Concert Series 

Congress Park, Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 7  – 8:30 p.m..

Gather your friends and family and join us for this free summer concert series.  Concerts will happen on Sunday evenings in July and Tuesday evenings in August. Performances take place at the War Memorial,  Rain location:  Heritage Area Visitor Center.  This week’s performance is by Betsy and the ByeGons. 

Monday, July 10

The Camp Saratoga 5K Trail Series 

Camp Saratoga, Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park, Scout Rd, Gansevoort,  6:15 p.m.. 

The races are open to all and registration is $5 at the door.  Proceeds benefit the Wilton Wildlife Preserve and the Saratoga Spa State Park. Refreshments and raffle prizes afterwards.  Grand prizes will be awarded for best times for all 5 events, continual improvement and most family members. For more information visit; email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Wilton Democratic Committee Meeting

Ace Hardware Conference Room, 55 Northern Pines Rd, Gansevoort, 6:45 p.m. 

 All are welcome. For information, please call Pat 917-282-5297.

Tuesday, July 11

Circus Smirkus 

Saratoga Casino Hotel grounds, 342 Jefferson St, Saratoga Springs, 1 p.m. and 6 p.m.

Join Circus Smirkus on July 11 and 12 as they celebrate their 30th Anniversary Big Top Tour with Midnight at the Museum—a wild and wonderful adventure through the hallowed halls of a magical museum. Embark on an enchanted journey with Jurassic jugglers, astonishing aerialists, courageous clowns, and wily wire-walkers as they explore a museum that springs to life when the clock strikes midnight. Presented for the 11th year by the Waldorf School of Saratoga Springs. Tickets are $20 for children 2-12 and $25 for 13 and older. Children under 2 are free on an adult’s lap. Tickets can be purchased  at The Children’s Museum at Saratoga and G. Willikers or online at Contact Fran at 518-365-3459 for group sales and for  more information.

Pokemon Card
Trading Night 

Northshire Bookstore, 424 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 6 p.m.

 Join fellow Pokemon Trainers at Northshire Bookstore’s first Pokemon Trading night. Bring your cards for an evening of fair trading and test your knowledge with some Pokemon trivia for a chance to win cards.  Children of all ages welcome.

Your Best Body Starts Here

Saratoga Springs Plastic Surgery, PC @ 7 Wells Street, Suite 303, 6 p.m.

Steven Yarinsky,  MD and the Saratoga Springs MediSpa staff welcome you to Body Contouring and Fat Reduction Event featuring SculpSure®.  SculpSure® is the revolutionary new laser non-surgical treatment designed to target and reduce fat deposits in body areas resistant to diet and exercise.  Fat cells are permanently destroyed with no down-time after treatment.  Free with special event night only pricing.  Limited Seating: R.S.V.P. mandatory.  Call 518-583-4019 today.

E-Squared/E-Cubed Part I: Energy Experiments that Prove Your Thoughts Create Your Reality Workshop

Woodlawn Commons, 156 Lawrence St., Saratoga Springs. 6:30 p.m.

Watch the Spiritual Cinema interview with #1 New York Times Bestselling author, Pam Grout, and do and prepare to do some of the experiments from her books E2 and E3. RSVP please. Suggested donation: $20. Hosted by Albany-Saratoga Spiritual Adventures. For more information, visit or call 518-366-9918.

Concert: Decoda 

Arthur Zankel Music Center, Skidmore Campus, 7:30 p.m.

In residency for the Skidmore Chamber Music Institute, Decoda is a cutting-edge collective that performs around the globe, sparking personal connections between musicians and audiences. $8 adults, $5 senior citizens and Skidmore community, free for students and children. For tickets go to For more information call 518-580-5447. 

July 12

Turkey Dinner

Saratoga-Wilton Elks, 1 Elks Lane, Rt. 9, Saratoga Springs, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Soup, roast turkey, bread stuffing, cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes

Seasonal vegetables, bread and butter, dessert, coffee and tea. Donation Requested:  $12 adults, $11. Seniors (62 years) and Military (Active or Retired) with ID Card, $8 Children 5-12.    Children under 5 Free, $12 All Take-outs. Cash Bar Available. Call 518-584-2585 for more information.

Malta Summer
Concert Series 

Malta Community Center, One Bayberry Dr., Malta, 6 – 8 p.m.

The Toga Boys will be performing on the front lawn. The series is free and there is plenty of parking. Bring a lawn chair or blanket.  The shows will be presented rain or shine.  Rain location is inside at the Malta Community Center. Contact 518-899-4411 or for further details.

Ballston Area Seniors Pickin’ Sessions

Milton Community Center, 310 Northline Rd., Ballston Spa, 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.

Free to the public, ample free parking and please bring a snack to be shared. Amateur / professional musicians, Check out our web page,

Thursday, July 13

Tours at the Tang

Tang Museum at Skidmore College,815 North Broadway, Saratoga Springs, Noon 

A Behind the Scenes tour with Tang Guide Qilin Zhao ‘18 . The tours provide visitors unique perspectives on the Tang Teaching Museum. Curator-led tours delve into specific exhibitions. Behind-the-scenes tours give insights on the kinds of work that goes on that makes the Tang a teaching museum. All tours are free and open to the public. For more information, call 518-580-8080 or visit

New York City Ballet Musicians and Friends

Saratoga Arts, 320 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, Noon – 1:00 p.m.

Luellen Abdoo, Artistic Director. Haydn Piano Trio, Schubert String Trio, Wasserman Tango Trio, Schubert Nocturne Performers include members of the NYC Ballet Orchestra. 

Suggested donation: $7.  (Additional donations welcome and appreciated)

Free Concert in the Park 

Wiswall Park, Front St., Ballston Spa, 6 – 8 p.m.

The Ballston Spa Business and Professional Association is proud to once again present its free Concerts in the Park series. This week’s featured concert is Emily Teller.

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