Two great kid programs are coming up this week at Northshire Bookstore on Broadway in Saratoga. First on Friday, January 16th at 10:30am join them on the Children’s Floor for free Spanish Story Time with Senora Gloria of Capital Region Language Center.
Then on Saturday, January 17th head to their Pete the Cat Party at 11am. Join their booksellers for a fun morning of games, crafts and stories about everyone’s favorite sneaker-wearing feline, Pete the Cat! Free and open to the public.
On Monday, January 19, at 10:30am Wilton Wildlife Preserve & Park will be hosting a winter snowshoe walk at Camp Saratoga on Scout Road in Gansevoort. This hour-long walk over gentle terrain will help you to beat the winter blues by getting outside! Participants will learn about adaptations that plants and animals have that help them survive the winter. There will be snowshoes available for rental prior to the program at Parking Lot 1 at Camp Saratoga. The rentals are free for members or $3/pair for non-members. This program will be repeated on Monday, February 7, and Thursday, and February 19.
Preregistration is required at least one business day in advance of the actual event. For more information, please call the Preserve & Park office at 518-450-0321 or via email at email@example.com. For up-to-date trail conditions or program information, please visit the Preserve & Park’s website at http://www.wiltonpreserve.org The Wilton Wildlife Preserve & Park is a non-profit organization that conserves ecological systems and natural settings while providing opportunities for environmental education and outdoor recreation.
For even more info on how to get outside and active locally this winter, click here for the Mamatoga Winter Wonderland Guide.
The Children’s Museum at Saratoga is excited to announce that Sunday, January 25th will mark their first ever Frozen Festival, an event inspired by the Disney Movie, Frozen! Interested participants can sign up now for their VIP Party from 10am to 12pm and join princesses “Elsa” and “Anna” for brunch in their “Ice Palace”. Cost for the brunch is $25 per child (includes admission for one accompanying adult). Can’t attend the brunch? The museum will be full of Frozen fun throughout the day. From 12pm to 4:30pm museum guests can have fun exploring the museum with a Frozen inspired scavenger hunt and other themed activities, as well as participate in any of their three special Frozen Workshops (workshops will be $3 each)
Plus, due to the enormous response to the Sunday, January 25th Frozen Festival they have added another date for Frozen fun! Now you can pre-register for the VIP Party on Friday, January 23rd from 4pm to 7pm. Instead of brunch, join princesses “Elsa” and “Anna” for a pizza party in their “Ice Palace”! Enjoy photo opportunities, make Frozen inspired crafts, and have fun exploring the museum with a special Frozen scavenger hunt and other fun activities. Pre-registration is required and spots are filling up quickly. Interested participants can pre-register by calling the museum at (518) 584-5540 today. Cost is $25 per child (includes admission for one accompanying adult).
Trying to decide on the best preschool for your little one? Head to the Preschool Fair from 10am to noon on Jan. 24th at the Saratoga Springs Public Library. This fair is sponsored by The Waldorf School of Saratoga Springs, Katrina Trask Nursery School, The Beagle School and Saratoga Springs Public Library.
The following preschools are schedule to attend the fair:
• Abundant Life Preschool
• Apple-A-Day Nursery
• Apple Blossom Bunch Day Care
• Katrina Trask Nursery School
• Malta Montessori School
• National Museum of Racing Preschool
• Saratoga Independent School
• Small Wonders Christian Preschool
• Spa Christian Preschool
• St. Clement’s Regional Catholic School
• St. Paul’s Lutheran Church
• Storybook Academy
• The Beagle School
• The Early Childhood Center at Skidmore College
• The Waldorf School of Saratoga Springs
• Saratoga Regional YMCA Preschool
For more information contact Anne Maguire at The Waldorf School of Saratoga Springs at 587-2224 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.