FREE Concert in Wiswall Park Tonight with SIRSY 8/27

27 Aug


Don’t miss SIRSY as part of the Ballston Spa Concerts in the Park series tonight, August  27th from 6 – 8pm in Wiswall Park! Admission is free!


Saratoga Soccer Sign Ups

26 Aug

specialsAttention Saratogians! You can sign up now for the City of Saratoga Springs Recreation Department 2015 Fall
Soccer Program. This program is open to children grades Pre K-12 and will run from September 5-October 24, 2015. Two volunteer coaches per team are needed.

Sign up at the Saratoga Springs Recreation Center at 15 Vanderbilt Avenue Monday ­ Friday 9am-7pm or Saturday 12-4pm. Visit them at for more information. Questions? Contact them at 587-3550
x2300 or email

Registration has also begun for their 2015 Fall Programs. Join them for soccer, field hockey, floor hockey, tiny
t-ball, volleyball and ice skating lessons. For detailed information and to download forms visit them at

Stuff to Do {THIS WEEK}

24 Aug

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TUES AUG 25th Today at Healthy Living Market and Cafe in Saratoga is a Free Kids Program: Scavenger Hunt from 10-11am. If your kid thinks that grocery stores are boring, they are here to save the day: starting this month, they offering their very own Healthy Living Scavenger Hunt!  Stop by their Café’s in-store seating area anytime between 10-11am to be greeted by Christina Davis, Demonstration Coordinator, who will start your child off on his or her adventure!  This is a fun and informative way to learn more about Healthy Living, healthy eating, and trying new things!  Each child will receive a prize for participation. This event is FREE and registration is not required! They will be starting in the Café’s in-store seating area.

WEDS AUG 26th Today head to Healthy Living Market and Cafe for their Free Kids Program: Craft Time! Food & craft can come together in many ways, and not just as macaroni necklaces.  This month, they’re starting a brand new summer program for kids to explore the magical world of food crafts!  You and your child can stop by their Café’s in-store seating area anytime between 10-11am and make a fun, food-related craft with Kiya!  All ages are welcome!

Also on Wednesday the 26th at Saratoga Spa State Park is a Salamander Search at 10:30am. Join them for a hike where kids will search for salamanders. Kids will learn about what different types of salamanders are found there and interesting facts about these amphibians. All ages welcome. Registration is required. Fee is $3 per person or $5 per family. Please call 518-584-2000 Ext. 150 to register.

Want more local kids stuff to do? Click the photo below to go to the complete calendar!


FREE Kids Events this Weekend at Northshire Bookstore

24 Aug


This weekend mark your calendars for two great events for kids at Northshire Bookstore on Broadway in Saratoga Springs. First on Saturday, August 29th at 11am there will be a Story Time & Cooking Demo with Vicki Addesso Dodd & Jodie Fitz. Kitchen expert Jodie Fitz shares great recipes for fun in the kitchen with your little ones, and Vicki Dodd will share her popular “A Moose in My Stable” – with a guest appearance from Longshot the Moose.

Then on Sunday, August 30th there will be a fun Dog-themed party with number one bestselling children’s book author Matthew Van Fleet at 11am! There will be an interactive story time with the author, book signing, meet and greet with puppies-in-training for Guiding Eyes for the Blind – and more! Plus, Healthy Living Market & Cafe will be on hand with tasty snacks.

Both events are free and open to the public.

National Velvet FREE Tonight 8/24

24 Aug


In celebration of both the Spa City’s Centennial and The New York State Recreation and Park Society’s 75th Silver Anniversary, NYSRPS is hosting the first of its kind outdoor horse movie series Monday evenings in August, with the last one taking place tonight at Saratoga Spa State Park near the Victoria Pool with National Velvet August 24th. All movies begin at dark and are free of charge to the public.

FREE Kids Program: Story Hour with Saratoga Springs Publishing at Healthy Living Market and Cafe in Saratoga 8/18

16 Aug

Heads up for this FREE Kids Program: Story Hour with Saratoga Springs Publishing at Healthy Living Market and Cafe in Saratoga on Tuesday, August 18th from 10-11am.  Healthy Living Market and Cafe is proud to partner with Saratoga Springs Publishing to bring your tots a free story hour!

Local author Vicki Dodd will be reading her Mom’s Choice Awards-winning book, A Moose in My Stable, based on a real event at the Saratoga Springs Race Track.  After this engaging story is complete, children will be able to create a small craft related to the story! If your or your kids fall in love with the book, signed softcover copies will be available for purchase!

This story hour is a drop-in program and it is FREE! Kids and parents will be gathering in the Café’s in-store seating area.

Need more ideas? Click here for the full calendar!

Date Night Alert: Flicks at the DZ Farm

6 Aug

flicks-flyer-altOkay this sounds amazing. Flicks at the DZ Farm is coming up on Tuesday, August 11th from 7-10pm. Spend a Summer evening at The DZ Farm for a “Flicks at the Farm” feature presentation of the romantic comedy “Under The Tuscan Sun”.
Relax on your blanket in the setting sun socializing with other moviegoers and enjoying your DZ Farm Picnic basket filled with gourmet movie snacks. The movie presentation begins at twilight as the sun sets around 8pm. During the film visit the cash bar or gather around the fire pit for authentic S’mores. Starring Diane Lane “Under The Tuscan Sun” tells the story of a writer who impulsively buys a villa in Tuscany in order to change her life.

Tickets for Flicks at the Farm can be reserved by calling 518-583-1142

•    $28/pp All Inclusive
•    Featured Movie – “Under the Tuscan Sun”
•    Picnic Basket for Two
•    Cash Bar – Wine and Beer
•    S’mores around the Bonfire
•    Arrive at 7pm – Movie at 8pm
•    Bring blanket and chairs


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