First Friday is August 5
Spotlighting "Arts Fest"
In Wiswall Park:
Movie rain date is Saturday, August 6.
First Friday Themes for 2016
September 2: Fall Fun
October 7: School & Community Spirit
November 4: First Friday 12th Anniversary
December 2: Holiday Season
BSBPA Business/Non-Profit members--want to become a part of First Fridays?
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
July First Friday--enjoying Movie in the Park: "Minions"
June First Friday--Band performance & Movie in the Park
May First Friday--Student Art Displays and a Ribbon Cutting:
Highlights for April's First Friday--PARP (Pick A Reading Partner)
In partnership with Ballston Spa School PTAs and St. Mary's School
Mystery readers all over town entertain families.
Thank you to all our volunteer readers!
2016 Chocolate Fest Winners!
Sweet: Strolling Village Artisans (Heather Longacker)
Beverage: Coffee Planet
Sweet: Spa City Baking Co.
Beverage: Coffee Planet
The First Friday Committee would like to thank this year's Chocolate Fest sponsor,
for their support.
Our appreciation to:
Our judges-Patty Mangino from Mangino Buick GMC, Nancy Fodera from the BSCSD School Board and Stacy Simmons from the BSBPA
The chocolate chefs and member businesses who participated in the event
The hundreds of chocolate fans who came out to support the event!
See you next year!
Some highlights from 2015 First Fridays
December 2015 First Friday
November 2015 First Friday
Ribbon Cutting at KidsFirst Child Care Center, Lynne's festive fall window, Open house at Excelsior Therapeutic Massage
October 2015 First Friday--School Pride window painting
September 2015 First Friday--sidewalk sales, a ribbon cutting and musical performance.
August 2015 First Friday--Ballston Spa Community Band and our last summer movie.
July's First Friday featured the free outdoor movie "Paddington", shown in Wiswall Park.
June 2015 First Friday highlights--
Celebrating Farmers' market vendors, ribbon cutting, Community Band performance and our first summer movie!
May 2015 First Friday: Student art on display and music in the air!
April 2015 First Friday--Spa City Baking Co. Grand re-opening, Lynne's Candles window
Thank you to all our "mystery" readers who helped to make the March 2015 First Friday fun and enriching!
February's First Friday/Second Annual Ballston Spa Chocolate Fest results are in!
This year there were Judges' Picks for each category along with Fan Favorites.
The winners for the Judges' Picks are:
Dessert: Corina's Contemporary Jewelry and Fine Crafts (Chocolate Raspberry Cheese Cake)
Savory: Zest (Chicken Mole)
Beverage: Coffee Planet (Tiramisu Mocha)
The winners for the Fan Favorites are:
Dessert: Pearl's Pastries (Cappuccino Cream Cheese Brownies)
Savory: Zest (see above)
Beverage: Sunset Cafe (Chocolate Margarita)
January 2015 First Friday--Snowman decorating!