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Sat, Feb 13 - Sat, Dec 10, 2016
Ballston Area Seniors Dances (7:00 PM - 10:00 PM)
Milton Community Center, 310 Northline Road, Ballston Spa
he Ballston Area Seniors host monthly dances on the second Saturday evening of the month from 7-10 pm at the Milton Community Center, 310 Northline Road. Admission is $5. All dances are open to the public. Music provided by: Vintage Country Band (Feb. 13, March 12, July 9, Oct. 8), Peaceful Country Band (May 14, Sept. 10, Nov. 12, Dec. 10 and the Countrymen (April 9, Aug. 13). No dance in June.
Cost: $5 per person
Fri, Jun 3 - Fri, Aug 5, 2016
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Free Outdoor Movies in the Park (8:45 PM)
Wiswall Park, Front & Low Streets
The Ballston Spa Business & Professional Association presents free outdoor family movies in Wiswall Park on the First Fridays of summer, starting at dusk. June 3 (rain date June 4): Inside Out; July 1 (rain date July 2): Minions; August 5 (rain date August 6): Cinderella (2015 version). Bring blankets and lawn chairs. Free popcorn courtesy of Northstar Church. Movies begin at dusk ( approx. 8:30-8:45 pm).
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Thu, Jun 9 - Sat, Oct 8, 2016
Ballston Spa Farmers' Market
Wiswall Park, Front & Low Streets
The 2016 Ballston Spa Farmers Market celebrates its 13th season, sponsored by the Ballston Spa Business and Professional Association. Market days are Thursdays from 3 -6 pm and Saturdays, from 9 am to 12 pm, from June 9-October 8, 2016. The market is conveniently located in Wiswall Park, at the corner of Front Street and Low Street in historic downtown Ballston Spa. Customers can expect to find a great selection of locally grown, raised and crafted items as well as Fair Trade products. Saturday markets feature local acoustic musicians and children's activities. Thursday markets precede the popular Concerts in the Park from June-August.
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Mon, Jun 13, 2016 - Mon, Apr 3, 2017
Ballston Spa Village Board Meetings (7:30 PM)
Municipal Building, 66 Front St., Ballston Spa
The Ballston Spa Village Board meets on the following dates: Remainder of 2016: June 13 & 27; July 11 & 25; August 8 & 22; September 12 & 26; October 10 & 24; November 14 & 28; December 12 & 26. In 2017: January 9 & 23; February 13 & 27; March 13 & 27; April 3. Unless otherwise notified, meetings will be at the Municipal Building, 66 Front St., Ballston Spa, beginning at 7:30 p.m.
Thu, Jun 23 - Thu, Aug 25, 2016
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2016 Concerts in the Park (6:00 PM - 8:00 PM)
Wiswall Park, Front & Low Street
The Ballston Spa Business and Professional Association presents the free 2016 Concerts in the Park Series in Wiswall Park, Thursday evenings from 6-8 pm. June 23: Big Fez & the Surfmatics;, June 30: Ballston Spa Community Band; July 7: The North & South Dakotas; July 14: The Road Kings, July 21: Crazyland Sages, July 28: Emily Teller; August 4: Annual Ice Cream Social with Union Fire Company Band; August 11: Aged in the Hills; August 18: Lucky Jukebox Brigade, August 25: Sirsy. Click on More Info for links to this year's performers.
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Tue, Jun 28 - Thu, Aug 11, 2016
Jilly's Kids Yoga in the Park (10:15 AM - 11:00 AM)
Congress Park, Saratoga Springs
Kids Yoga in the Park offers 14 sessions (45 minutes each) of yoga for kids ages 5-10. Dates are June 28, 30; July 5,7,12,19,21,26,28; August 2,4,9,11. Cost is $5 per session. Learn fun and relaxing breathing exercises, yoga poses to stretch and strengthen, fun games and relaxation. Wear comfortable clothes, bring water, mats provided. Pre-registration recommended. Limited to 10 spots Call/text Jilly Sansone at 518 424-8377, jillysansone@icoloud.com. RYT 200 Certified Yoga Instructor/Occupational Therapist OTR/L.
Cost: $5 per session
Sun, Jul 31, 2016
Ballston Spa Village Churches Ecumenical Worship Service (10:00 PM)
Old Iron Spring Park, Front Street
Every July the village churches of Ballston Spa join together for an Ecumenical Worship Service, exemplifying our unity in Christ. This service will be held at the Iron Spring Band Stand (Front St.), with rain location at the First Presbyterian Church (22 West High Street).
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Fri, Aug 5, 2016
First Friday in Ballston Spa with Free Outdoor Movie (6:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Downtown Ballston Spa
Visit the village of Ballston Spa on the First Friday of every month, from 6-9 pm and enjoy special happenings in many of our downtown shops, restaurants and galleries. Live music, art displays and demonstrations, refreshments and featured shop promotions. August's First Friday theme is Arts Fest. The free outdoor Movie in the Park is Cinderella (2015 live action version), staring at dusk (approx. 8:30 pm) in Wiswall Park.
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Sat, Aug 6, 2016
9th Annual Ballston Spa Film Festival (7:00 PM - 11:00 PM)
7pm at Ballston Spa High School, 220 Ballston Ave., 9 pm at Iron Spring Park, Front Street
The 9th Annual Ballston Spa International Film Festival presents 38 short films from local, national and international filmmakers, including young and student filmmakers. Free screenings on Friday and Saturday, 7 pm at Ballston Spa High School and 9 pm at Iron Spring Park, with pre-film activities at the park and after parties both evenings at Brookside Museum, 6 Charlton Street. Click on More Info for details and the slate of films.
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Sun, Aug 7, 2016
Front Street Arts Festival (10:00 AM - 4:00 PM)
Front Street, Ballston Spa
Join us on historic Front Street in the charming Village of Ballston Spa, NY for a day filled with juried artisans, crafts, creativity, and family fun. <br />This highly anticipated annual festival also benefits the local community. A portion of the proceeds from the Front Street Arts Festival provides two scholarships to Ballston Spa High School Seniors intending to pursue college education in the arts. <br />Vendor applications can be found by clicking on More Info, or email info@StrollingVillageArtisans.com for a PDF.
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Mon, Aug 15, 2016
BSBPA Board of Directors Meeting (7:00 PM)
Brookside Museum, 6 Charlton Street
The Board of Directors of the Ballston Spa Business & Professional Association holds regular monthly board meetings on the third Monday of each month (except March and December). We encourage members to attend and welcome your input.
Tue, Aug 16, 2016
BSBPA Networking Breakfast (7:30 AM - 8:30 AM)
Excelsior Therapeutics, 241 Milton Avenue
The Ballston Spa Business & Professional Association sponsors Networking Breakfasts on the third Tuesday mornings of each month at different locations. A great way to share and promote your business or organization with others in the community, the breakfasts are open to all. Cost is $5 with advance reservation, $10 that morning, both payable at the door. RSVP to 885-2772 or info@ballston.org
Cost: $5 with advance reservation, $10 walk in
Thu, Aug 25, 2016
Blood Drive (9:00 AM - 3:00 PM)
Curtis Lumber, 885 Route 67
A RedCcross Blood Drive will be held at Curtis Lumber, Route 67 in Ballston Spa on Thursday, August 25 from 9 am-3 pm. Please call Golenne Kortz, 490-1395 or visit www.redcrossblood.org to schedule an appointment.
Fri, Sep 2, 2016
First Friday in Ballston Spa (6:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Downtown Ballston Spa
Visit the village of Ballston Spa on the First Friday of every month, from 6-9 pm and enjoy special happenings in many of our downtown shops, restaurants and galleries. Live music, art displays and demonstrations, refreshments and featured shop promotions. September's First Friday theme is Fall Fun.
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Mon, Sep 19, 2016
BSBPA Board of Directors Meeting (7:00 PM)
Brookside Museum, 6 Charlton Street
The Board of Directors of the Ballston Spa Business & Professional Association holds regular monthly board meetings on the third Monday of each month (except March and December). We encourage members to attend and welcome your input.
Tue, Sep 20, 2016
BSBPA Networking Breakfast (7:30 AM - 8:30 AM)
Sherry Hoffman Insurance, 415 Geyser Road
The Ballston Spa Business & Professional Association sponsors Networking Breakfasts on the third Tuesday mornings of each month at different locations. A great way to share and promote your business or organization with others in the community, the breakfasts are open to all. Cost is $5 with advance reservation, $10 that morning, both payable at the door. RSVP to 885-2772 or info@ballston.org
Cost: $5 with advance reservation, $10 walk in
Fri, Oct 7, 2016
First Friday in Ballston Spa (6:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Downtown Ballston Spa
Visit the village of Ballston Spa on the First Friday of every month, from 6-9 pm and enjoy special happenings in many of our downtown shops, restaurants and galleries. Live music, art displays and demonstrations, refreshments and featured shop promotions. October's First Friday theme is School & Community Pride.
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Sat, Oct 8, 2016
10th Annual Falling Leaves 5K (10:00 AM)
Kelley Park, Ralph Street, Ballston Spa
The 10th Annual Falling Leaves 5K Race will take place on Saturday, October 8, starting at 10 am at Kelley Park. More information will become available later.
Cost: TBA
Sun, Oct 9, 2016
"The Way We Were" Car Show (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM)
Front Street, Downtown Ballston Spa
The Ballston Spa Business and Professional Association and the Saratoga Automobile Museum present the 14th annual "The Way We Were" Car Show on Sunday, October 9, from 9 am-4 pm in Ballston Spa. Front Street will be blocked off from Milton Avenue past the Old Iron Springs to accommodate car exhibits and vendors. Besides the hundreds of show cars, enjoy live music, food and family activities. The car show is a judged show and several trophies will be awarded, including Best of Show, Mayor's Choice, Best Engine, Best Paint, Best Stock, Oldest Vehicle plus the top 3 in each of 13 categories. Judging begins at 9:00 am with trophies awarded at 3:30 pm. The event is free to spectators. Exhibitors can pre-register by 10/1/16 for $10.00 per car or $15.00 the day of show. Pre-registration will be available by summer. All proceeds will benefit BSBPA community activities and the Saratoga Automobile Museum. Rain date is Sunday, October 16.
Cost: Spectators are free, Car entries $10 by October 1, $15 day of show
Mon, Oct 17, 2016
BSBPA Board of Directors Meeting (7:00 PM)
Brookside Museum, 6 Charlton Street
The Board of Directors of the Ballston Spa Business & Professional Association holds regular monthly board meetings on the third Monday of each month (except March and December). We encourage members to attend and welcome your input.
Tue, Oct 18, 2016
BSBPA Networking Breakfast (7:30 AM - 8:30 AM)
Living Water Photography, 87 Milton Avenue
The Ballston Spa Business & Professional Association sponsors Networking Breakfasts on the third Tuesday mornings of each month at different locations. A great way to share and promote your business or organization with others in the community, the breakfasts are open to all. Cost is $5 with advance reservation, $10 that morning, both payable at the door. RSVP to 885-2772 or info@ballston.org
Cost: $5 with advance reservation, $10 walk in
Fri, Nov 4, 2016
First Friday in Ballston Spa (6:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Downtown Ballston Spa
Visit the village of Ballston Spa on the First Friday of every month, from 6-9 pm and enjoy special happenings in many of our downtown shops, restaurants and galleries. Live music, art displays and demonstrations, refreshments and featured shop promotions. November's First Friday celebrates the event's 12th Anniversary!
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Tue, Nov 15, 2016
BSBPA Networking Breakfast (7:30 AM - 8:30 AM)
Trustco Bank, 235 Church Avenue (Route 50)
The Ballston Spa Business & Professional Association sponsors Networking Breakfasts on the third Tuesday mornings of each month at different locations. A great way to share and promote your business or organization with others in the community, the breakfasts are open to all. Cost is $5 with advance reservation, $10 that morning, both payable at the door. RSVP to 885-2772 or info@ballston.org
Cost: $5 with advance reservation, $10 walk in
Fri, Dec 2, 2016
First Friday in Ballston Spa (6:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Downtown Ballston Spa
Visit the village of Ballston Spa on the First Friday of every month, from 6-9 pm and enjoy special happenings in many of our downtown shops, restaurants and galleries. Live music, art displays and demonstrations, refreshments and featured shop promotions. December's festive First Friday celebrates the holiday season along with the Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting.
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Fri, Dec 2, 2016
Ballston Spa Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting (6:30 PM - 9:00 PM)
Milton Avenue, downtown Ballston Spa
Capture the spirit of our genuine, small town holiday tradition, as the village of Ballston Spa rings in the season with this annual celebration, starting with the Ballston Holiday Parade, Friday, December 4. Enjoy holiday floats, marching groups, musicians and carolers, animals, fire trucks and more. Parade step off is at 6:30 pm sharp at old South Street School and will proceed down Milton Avenue. Santa himself officially lights the village Christmas Tree at Wiswall Park at approximately 7:45. Before and after the parade, there will be carolers and musicians on the street corners and village shops restaurants, galleries and museums will be open with music, demonstrations and displays as part of a holiday-themed First Friday, from 6-9 pm. Many local churches and organizations will be hosting special Christmas programs, dinners and craft fairs through the weekend.
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Tue, Dec 20, 2016
BSBPA Networking Breakfast (7:30 AM - 8:30 AM)
TBA
The Ballston Spa Business & Professional Association sponsors Networking Breakfasts on the third Tuesday mornings of each month at different locations. A great way to share and promote your business or organization with others in the community, the breakfasts are open to all. Cost is $5 with advance reservation, $10 that morning, both payable at the door. RSVP to 885-2772 or info@ballston.org.
Cost: $5 with advance reservation, $10 walk in

The Ballston Spa Business and Professional Association is a group of businesses and individuals working together to make Ballston Spa a great place to work, live and visit. The association works in conjunction with Village government and other groups to enhance our community.
The people of the Ballston Spa Business & Professional Association are proud of our community and we are working very hard to make a difference in Ballston Spa.