Newsletters

December 2019 Newsletter

It’s the most wonderful time of the year!  Here in Ballston Spa, that means festive lights and decorations in shop windows,  a jolly parade and family fun and some spiritual introspection as well.  It’s all part of what makes living in a small town even more meaningful during this season of joy and hope. Read… Read more »


November 2019 Newsletter

November is the traditional start to what we think of as the “holiday” season–with Thanksgiving being the kick off at the end of the month.  Between now and then, plans are moving along on The Ballston Spa Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting on December 6, known far and wide as a quintessential slice of hometown… Read more »


October 2019 Newsletter

Feel that bit of coolness in the air?  It’s autumn in upstate New York, and here in Ballston Spa, that means falling leaves, pumpkins and mums on the porch and cars—lots and lots of fabulous cars!  The 17th Annual “The Way We Were” Car Show is one the biggest events of the year, with all… Read more »


September 2019 Newsletter

The summer may be coming to a close, but don’t despair!  September is typically the nicest time of year here in upstate New York.  Dryer, comfortable days and cool nights, the hint of fall colors in the trees.  It’s the perfect time to still enjoy outdoor activities without breaking a sweat!  In this issue: The… Read more »


August 2019 Newsletter

It’s the height of summer, and while there are plenty of great activities to enjoy (free concerts, a traditional ice cream social, outdoor movie, farmers’ market), we are already thinking ahead to our big fall event, the 17th Annual “The Way We Were” Car Show.  In this month’s issue find out more about this year’s… Read more »


July 2019 Newsletter

Read up on lots of family friendly local events, plus member and Association news.  Get out there and experience the joys of summer in a small town!  


June 2019 Newsletter

Get ready for Summer fun as June gets underway.  Whether it’s the farmers’ market, events like movies and concerts, or just enjoying the warm days and evenings strolling the village, shopping and dining, we hope to see you out and about in B Spa! Also in this issue, find out how offering a discount to… Read more »


May 2019 Newsletter

“Spring has sprung. The bird is on the wing.”  Indeed, here in Ballston Spa, the latter is definitely in evidence, with the downtown decorated with birdhouses and banners as part of the 2nd Annual Ballston Spa Birdhouse Competition.  Find out more information about the May 4 celebration is this issue, plus the roll out for… Read more »


April 2019 Newsletter

April is a busy month for us here at the BSBPA.  It’s the start of our fiscal year and it’s the time when our summer committees are off and running.  Read about the big three events for summer–the Farmers’ Market (now accepting vendors), the Concerts in the Park Series and Movies in the Park (both… Read more »


March 2019 Newsletter

In this issue, read more about the BSBPA’s upcoming Community Mixer and Annual Meeting.  March marks the end of our fiscal year, and what better way to gather together with members to look back on the past year and what’s ahead for 2019, than with a social outing at one of Ballston Spa’s best known… Read more »


February 2019 Newsletter

As I write this, we are in the throes of a “polar vortex”.  Ah, winter in the great Northeast.  What we need is a cure for this cabin fever–and what better way to warm our hearts than with CHOCOLATE!  In this issue, read all about our 6th Annual Chocolate Fest which is the feature event… Read more »


January 2019 Newsletter

Happy New Year!  It’s the time to look ahead, make plans, get organized and hit the ground running!  In this issue, BSBPA President Stacy Simmons is checking in, offering some food for thought as we step into 2019.  There’s information on the 6th Annual Chocolate Fest, which takes place on February 1.  We’re looking for… Read more »