Member News

Adirondack Trust Company Community Fund Grant Information

The Adirondack Trust Company Community Fund continues to accept grant applications from eligible nonprofit charities until the submission deadline of August 31, 2018, according to Caroline Putman, Chair of the Community Fund’s Independent Advisory Committee.  Grant information and application forms may be obtained from the Adirondack Trust Company Community Fund website at The Adirondack… Read more »

Ballston Spa Artist Creates Art Installation for Tedisco Trail

  Noted Ballston Spa artist and BSBPA member Mark Blech was awarded a $2,500 Artist Grant from Saratoga Arts to create and install an original cast concrete sculpture, “Homeostasis,” on the Tedisco Nature Trail in Ballston Spa on July 9. In a unique twist, the sculpture is a work in progress, designed to interact with… Read more »

Arnoff Pack & Ship

BSBPA member Carmel Harwood (Arnoff Pack & Ship, 10 Stonebreak Road, Malta), shared her franchise June newsletter.  Along with a 20% coupon and information about custom crating, there is a nice piece about our May 23 BSBPA and Chamber of Southern Saratoga County Mixer at Dunning Street Station.  Here’s a link.  Carmel will be hosting… Read more »

Ballston Spa Lions Club Music Park at the Old Iron Spring

The Ballston Spa Lions Club has taken on the project of bringing music and entertainment to a historic park in Ballston Spa.  The newly dedicated Ballston Spa Lions Club Music Park at the Old Iron Spring was established as a legacy project to recognize the 100th Anniversary of Lions Club International and the 68 years… Read more »

Creative Endeavors Spring Art Exhibit: Call for Artists

Creative Endeavors Arts Center is excited to announce its spring exhibition, titled, “The Sweet Tooth Show” which will feature the work from artists from the Saratoga region and beyond.  This year’s theme is in honor Chocolate Fest and Ballston Spa’s First Friday and will feature artists’ impressions of sugary treats.  The exhibition will have its… Read more »

Ballston Spa Community Art Project to Decorate the Village Christmas Tree

The village of Ballston Spa is sponsoring a community arts project, supervised bylocal artist and organizer, Mark Blech. The goal is to create 350 painted ornaments that will be hung on the village Christmas tree. Mr. Blech is working with local organizations; the Ballston Area Community Center, the Ballston Spa Public Library, Brookside Museum, Creative… Read more »

Ballston Area Senior Citizens Welcomes New Members

The Ballston Area Senior Citizens are looking for new members. Most members are residents of the Town of Ballston, Milton and the Village of Ballston Spa, but seniors from other townships are welcome to come in and join. Visit, and Facebook: Ballston Area Seniors. The Ballston Seniors meet at the Milton Community Center, 310 Northline… Read more »

Ecumenical Thanksgiving Bag Ministry

The Presbyterian Church, 22 West High Street, is organizing an Ecumenical Thanksgiving Bag Ministry. We are collecting food items on Sunday, Nov. 19, from 11:30 am-2 pm and distributing on Mon. Nov. 20, from 3-6 pm. For those interested in providing a bag, here is the list of items to include in the bag. If providing… Read more »

Brookside Museum Seeking Craft Vendors for Holiday Market

Ballston Spa, New York (September 13, 2017) – Brookside Museum announced today that it is seeking craft vendors for its Juried Artisans Market, to be held at the Saratoga County Historical Society at Brookside Museum (SCHS @ Brookside Museum) from November 25th – December 23rd . This is the 17th annual market and features only… Read more »

Universal Pre-Kindergarten opening

The Ballston Area Community Center has openings in the afternoon session for the 2017-2018 school year! The program is 12:30-3:00 pm Monday through Friday. If you have or know of a child that lives in the Ballston Spa Central School District and will be 4 years old on or before December 1st, give us a… Read more »