Happy New Year! As we get off to a decidedly frozen start to 2018, the January issue of The Volunteer, the BSBPA newsletter, offers some encouragement from Board President Stacy Simmons to “refresh” ourselves in the coming year. Whether it is trying out new ideas, new outlooks or maybe stepping up and becoming a part… Read more »
We’re getting December off to a festive start–read about all the holiday-themed events kicking off December 1-3, including the Ballston Spa Holiday Parade, First Friday celebrations and Breakfast with Santa. Plus lots of community events this month to get you in the Christmas spirit. Please consider shopping small this holiday season and supporting our local… Read more »
November is here, and the holiday season is just around the corner. Thanksgiving and Christmas plans are afoot, and you can read all about them in this issue. We’re planning this year’s Ballston Spa Holiday Parade–find out how your group can take part. This month sees the 13th Anniversary of First Fridays in Ballston Spa,… Read more »
The busy, colorful month of October is here! Just one look at this month’s issue, chock full of autumn-themed activities, will get you in the mood to get out there to take part in everything there is to offer–from 5K runs, to benefits for worthy causes, homestyle dinners and outdoor family fun. Our 15th Annual “The… Read more »
Autumn is on the doorstep, with cooler days and crisp evenings, but that doesn’t mean things slow down here in the village. The Farmers’ Market continues until the end of the month to take advantage of the late season harvest. The village’s 9/11 Memorial dedication will take place. We have TWO ribbon cuttings to celebrate…. Read more »
Summer is rolling along, and with it, the opportunity to do as much–or as little–as we like! August is always busy in this part of New York, and here in Ballston Spa, we have our own style, whether it’s an old fashion ice cream social, outdoor concerts, movies and film festivals, or swimming under the… Read more »
Summer is in full swing here in our Village of Friends! We hear a lot from visitors about how wonderful Ballston Spa is, and one hears of people who have moved here because the village has what they are looking for–that sense of connection and community. Which is why columnist Chris Churchill’s recent article… Read more »
June is here, in all its glory. And with it comes the start of another eventful summer season in Ballston Spa. In this issue, find out about new and returning vendors for the 2017 Ballston Spa Farmers’ Market, the performers for the Summer Concerts in the Park, the slate of family friendly outdoor movies, plus other… Read more »
We’ve gotten a tease of the warm weather ahead, so read up on the upcoming summer season in Ballston Spa. Concerts, outdoor movies, farmers’ markets, summer First Fridays–there’s something for everyone! Also find out how you can support these free family-friendly events through your sponsorship. Plus Association and Member news, May events and more. (Note:… Read more »
April begins our fiscal 2017 year. In this issue, BSBPA President Stacy Simmons has some words of action for us as we work together to improve, support and promote our community. Plus, meet our newest board members, read about upcoming events, Member and Association news, and more. (note: to see newsletter in full size, click… Read more »
The BSBPA Annual Meeting is this month! Plus, information on 2017 Concerts in the Park Sponsorship opportunities, along with Association and member news.
Plan your Chocolate Fest stroll with our list of locations, information about our 2017 Map Guides and upcoming Annual Meeting & Community Mixer in March. Plus member news, and some winter activities around town.