Newsletters

September 2022 Newsletter

How does that old Frank Sinatra song go? “Autumn in New York, why does it feel so inviting?” Ballston Spa in the Autumn is the epitome of that song – our big glorious Maple and Oak trees that line so many of our streets turn to the many shades of reds, oranges and yellows. The air… Read more »


August 2022 Newsletter

July has come and gone and August is now upon us. Life moves quickly when you’re having fun, and that’s just what we’re doing in Ballston Spa this summer. We’ve had some gorgeous evenings for our Concerts in the Park and beautiful morings for our weekly Farmers’ Markets. The Ballston Spa Farmers’ Market vendors are… Read more »


July 2022 Newsletter

How is it possibly July already?! July is a wonderful month to be a Ballston Spa resident. Our Ballston Spa Farmers’ Market is underway at Wiswall Park. Vendors are set up in the park on Thursday afternoons from 3-6pm and on Saturday mornings from 9am-1pm. This is the month where the fresh produce really starts… Read more »


June 2022 Newsletter

It’s hard to believe June is already here! It’s an exciting time around the BSBPA – June kicks off some of the Association’s most beloved events! Our Movies in the Park series kicks off THIS Friday, June 3 with a showing of movie Luca in Wiswall Park at dusk. Our Ballston Spa Farmers’ Market celebrates… Read more »


May 2022 Newsletter

BSBPA May Newsletter  May is one of the busiest months for the BSBPA. The board has been busy preparing for summer events including the Ballston Spa Farmers’ Market, Movies in the Park, First Fridays and Concerts in the Park. All will be starting in the month of June.  We’ve been playing with the form of… Read more »


April 2022 Newsletter

April showers indeed bring May flowers! I’m not sure about you, but I am very ready to see those Spring daffodils pop up in Wiswall Park. The long winter is hopefully on its way out, and with that we can usher in Spring and Summer and all of the fun events that come with it!… Read more »


March 2022 Newsletter

March is here and change is in the air!  In this issue, read about the BSBPA board’s strategic retreat and some key takeaways that will guide the direction and focus for the Association in 2022 and beyond.  Six valued BSBPA board members are stepping off the board after each serving between 4-6 years.  They will… Read more »


February 2022 Newsletter

Baby, it’s cold outside!  But that’s no reason not to engage with your community.  This month has occasions to support worthy causes, enjoy a rollicking student musical, learn about some local history or timely public health matters.  In this issue, find out more about the upcoming changes for the Association’s board, the BSBPA Scholarship, information… Read more »


January 2022 Newsletter

It’s always a bit of a jolt to write that new date–2022!  It’s like the first footprint on a fresh blanket of snow–new beginnings and possibilities. In this issue, BSBPA President Sandy Hassfurter offers some thoughts for the upcoming year.  There’s a look back on the very festive holiday parade and downtown window decorating, the… Read more »


December 2021 Newsletter

We’ve made it through another year of ups and downs in this crazy world.  This year we can once again celebrate the season together with a well-loved tradition–the Ballston Spa Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting gets underway at 6:30 pm on December 3 and officially brings the holiday spirit (and Santa!) to town.  Read more… Read more »


November 2021 Newsletter

How is it November already?  2021 has flown by and we find ourselves heading into the Thanksgiving and upcoming holiday season.  What a difference a year makes, and although there are still challenges to manage, there is much to be positive about. We have been able to gather together more this year and doing so… Read more »


October 2021 Newsletter

And just like that, it is October!  And that means it’s Car Show time!  BSBPA volunteers have been working hard to bring the 19th Annual “The Way We Were” Car Show back to downtown Ballston Spa this October 10th.  After going virtual last year, it’ll be great to be “Together Again” in person.   As always,… Read more »