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October 20th – October 26th 2017

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Friday, October 20

Autumn Discovery Hike ?

Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park, 80 Scout Rd., Gansevoort, 4:30 p.m.

Join us for a nature walk to learn about the transformative autumn months and how plants and animals adapt and prepare for the winter season. The walk covers about a mile of gently rolling terrain and will not take place if there is rain. We will meet at the kiosk in Parking Lot #1 on Scout Road.

Saturday, October 21

October Genealogy Conference

Saratoga Town Hall, Corner of Rt. 4 and Rt. 29, Schuylerville, 8:45 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Pamela Vittorio, popular genealogy lecturer and college professor, will be the speaker. Registration is $30 for members and $40 for non-members.  Included is a hot lunch, breaks and exhibits.  An option is offered for $45 that would include HH 2017-2018 membership at $15 and the Conference at $30. Register soon by calling 518-587-2978 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 

Saratoga Recycles Day 

Saratoga Springs High School, Parking Lot, Enter West Ave., Saratoga Springs, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Make sure your “junk” gets re-purposed instead of ending up in a landfill. Sustainable Saratoga is organizing this community-wide recycling event.  We’ll be collecting clothing, household textiles, electronics, appliances, metal objects, bikes, sewing and needlework supplies, any condition. You don’t have to be a Saratoga Springs resident to participate. For more information or to sign up to volunteer: www.sustainablesaratoga.org/projects/zero-waste/recycles-day/

Fall Bazaar 

Round Lake United Methodist Church, 34 George Ave., Round Lake, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. There will be a bake sale, holiday table, vintage and collectibles, and a Chinese auction (drawing at 3 p.m.). Need not be present to win. Proceeds will go to Wellspring (domestic violence crisis intervention), Volunteers in Mission - to rebuild for people in need and men and women veteran’s programs. 

Volkswalk for Fun, Fitness and Friendship 

Start point:Four Seasons Natural Foods, 120 Henry St., Saratoga Springs, Registration 9:30-9:55 a.m.

A volkswalk is a leisurely walk (typically 10k or 6.2 miles. A 3 mile route is also offered) through a scenic and or historic area over a pre-marked trail. Information is available at www.ava.org  or  www.walkescv.org. 

Annual Open House Saratoga Senior Center

5 Williams St., Saratoga Springs, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Meet the staff and instructors.  A One Day 2017 Membership Special - $10. Explore: Trips, classes and services available to adults age 50 and up. Learn about volunteer opportunities. Free and open to the public. 

Fall Vendor Show 

General Schuyler Rescue Squad, 901 Route 29; Saratoga Springs.  10 a.m.-  4 p.m. 

Come out and support your local rescue squad. Over 35 vendors, refreshments, and raffles. For more information, call Pat at 518-338-2329. 

Benefit – Estherville Animal Shelter 

Estherville has cared for abused and abandoned animals for over 60 years.  It is a “No Kill”, privately run, non-profit shelter; located in Greenfield Center, Saratoga County. True Elegance Boutique, 124 Milton Ave., Ballston Spa will donate 30% of each days’ proceeds to help support the shelter on Saturday, October, 21 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, October, 22 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information visit www.TrueEleganceBouique.com or call 518-229-0097. 

Nipper Knolls Basket Party Fundraiser 

Gansevoort Fire House, 1870 Route 32N, Gansevoort, Doors open 11 a.m.

Drawings start at 2 p.m. There will be a silent auction, games with prizes, concessions and more. For those not able to attend, doors will be open on Friday, October 20 from 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. to purchase tickets and make selections. The Nipper Knolls Equine Center, Inc. is a 501(c) 3, nonprofit organization whose mission is to share the joys of horsemanship with children with special needs and military veterans. To donate a basket or prize, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 518-642-9453. To learn more visit www.nipperknolls.com or www.facebook.com/nipperknolls. 

Sunday, October 22

Monthly Indoor Craft and Garage Sale 

Saratoga-Wilton Elks, 1Elks Lane, Saratoga Springs 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. 

Hosted by the Elks Ladies Auxiliary.  Admission is free with over 40 vendors. Great parking, bargains galore, lunch, books, fall decor, household items, sports equipment, hand-made items, clothing, jewelry, party vendors, pet supplies and just about anything you can imagine.  New sellers are signing up every month.  All proceeds go to our local charities. Call Linda at 518-289-5470 for more information or to reserve a space.    

Breakfast Buffet 

Sons’ of ITAM Post #35, 247 Grand Ave., Saratoga Springs, 8 – 11:30 a.m.

$8 for Adults, $7 for Seniors, Children under 5 are free. 

A Bridle Affair

National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame, 191 Union Ave., Saratoga Springs, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Brides can come and seek advice from over 30 wedding

professionals on how to make their special day spectacular. Admission is complimentary. For more information visit www.abridleaffairsaratoga.com or by calling 518-350-9505.

Monday, October 23

Skidmore Theater: Let the Right One In

Janet Kinghorn Bernhard Theater, Skidmore College, 815 N. Broadway, Saratoga springs, 8 p.m.

Awash in innocence and shrouded in darkness, the forces collide when young schoolboy Oskar meets his new next-door neighbor, Eli. Oskar is bullied, lonely, and from a broken home – all of which pale in comparison to the strange and secretive rituals of Eli. A bond is welded between the two unlikely misfits while, at the same time, a series of bone-chilling murders begin. For tickets, visit theater.skidmore.edu or call the Skidmore Theater Box Office at 518-580-5439.

Tuesday, October 24

Academy Wine & Jazz Event

Caffè Lena, 47 Phila St., Saratoga Springs, 4 – 6 p.m. 

Academy for Lifelong Learning Fundraiser. Admission includes two glasses of wine and finger food. To receive a registration form, please call 518-587-2100 x2390 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. All proceeds go to Academy programs. Join the Academy at the newly-renovated Caffè Lena for this fun fundraising event with jazz pianist John Nazarenko, Skidmore Artist-in-Residence as we “Celebrate Silver,” marking the Academy’s 25th Anniversary this year. Wine donated by Empire Merchants North. $20 per person.  For more information, go to www.esc.edu/all

Wednesday, October 25

Baked Chicken and Meatloaf Dinner

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

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.

Southern Adirondack Audubon Society Monthly Program

Saratoga Springs Public Library, 49 Henry St., Saratoga Springs, 7 p.m. 

Photographer Douglas Goodell will present “Costa Rica: Nature’s Paradise”. This program will highlight some of the natural wonders, diversity, beauty and contrasts of Costa Rica. The Southern Adirondack Audubon Society is organizing a birding trip to Costa Rica in March 2018. Open to the public. For more information visit www.southernadirondackaudubon.org/

Acoustic Blues Open Mic & Jam 

Café Lena, 33 Phila St., Saratoga Springs, 7 p.m..

Opening Set is at 7:30 p.m. Acoustic Jam to follow -  All levels of playing are welcome – 

Featured Artists: Mike Herman,  blends his influences of acoustic blues, bluegrass, ragtime and most recently old-timey music into a style uniquely his own. His originals speak of life and the trials and tribulations it may dish out. Admission:  $5. www.Caffelena.org.  518-587-6433

Thursday, October 26

Chicken Parmigiana and Pasta Dinner 

Saratoga Knights of Columbus, 50 Pine Rd., Saratoga Springs, 4:30 – 7 p.m.

The public is invited. Cost is $11. Come join us for a tasty night out.

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