Ballston Spa Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting/First Friday(6:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Downtown Ballston Spa
The Ballston Spa Business & Professional Association's annual Ballston Spa Holiday Parade and Weekend Celebration takes place December 6-8. The Holiday Parade will be held Friday evening, December 6. Step off time is 6:30 pm, proceeding on Milton Avenue and ending in Wiswall Park on Front Street with Santa lighting the Christmas tree. The parade has become a hometown-style holiday tradition, with fire trucks, floats, animals, kids and Santa parading down the main street of the village. This is a true community event so parade participants are welcome! If your organization, group or business would like to take part in the parade that night, please contact Ellen at the BSBPA office 885-2772 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Before and after the parade, there will be carolers and musicians on the street corners and many village shops and restaurants will be open with music, demonstrations and displays as part of First Friday, which also falls on this festive evening. The BSBPA encourages all Ballston Spa businesses, churches, schools and community groups who have holiday-themed events or activities happening between Friday, December 6 and Sunday, December 8 to contact us with description, date and time of your event to be included in a holiday schedule of events which will be posted on the BSBPA website, Facebook page and made available throughout the community. You may send your information to Ellen Mottola, email@example.com or mail to BSBPA PO Box 386, Ballston Spa, NY or call the BSBPA at 885-2772. Please submit your event to the Association no later than November 18th.
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Sat, Dec 7, 2013
Breakfast With Santa(8:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
St. Mary's School, 40 Thompson Street
The Ballston Spa Business & Professional Association is once again sponsoring the annual Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, December 7, in the gymnasium of St. Mary's School, 40 Thompson Street, Ballston Spa. Breakfast with Santa will take place from 8am to 12pm and will include breakfast, a treat for children and a chance to chat with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Cost for the breakfast is $5 per person and reservations are not necessary. There will also be activities for the children, during Breakfast with Santa, including a craft table, a reading corner including a free book for each child, face painting, and entertainment for all!
All proceeds will go to support community events and village beautification. A percentage of the proceeds from the breakfast will go to support the youth programs at St. Mary's Parish.
Cost: $5 per person
Sat, Dec 7, 2013
2nd Annual Ugly Christmas Sweater 5 K Run/Walk(8:30 AM)
Milton Community Center, Northline Road
Gateway House of Peace will be holding its 2nd Annual Ugly Christmas Sweater 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, December 7th, starting at the Milton Community Center on Northline Road. Registration starts at 8:30 am, run starts at 10 am. Register online at www.gatewayhouseofpeace.org. Pre-Register $25 /Day of Race $30. All proceeds benefit Gateway House of Peace Hospice.
Save the date and join us for some holiday cheer--the BSBPA's annual Holiday Mixer will be held Monday, December 16 at The Brickyard Tavern. Watch this space for more information!
Tue, Dec 17, 2013
BSBPA Networking Breakfast(7:30 AM - 8:30 AM)
Creative Endeavors, 49 Front Street
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Cost: $5 with advance reservation, $10 that morning
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