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2nd Annual Ballston Spa Birdhouse Competition Winners

The 2nd Annual Ballston Spa Birdhouse Competition was held on Saturday, May 4. Over 250 birdhouses were created and decorated by children and adults along with colorful hand-painted banners with “Hope/Peace” birds.   All are on display throughout the village’s downtown and along the Tedisco Walking Trail, through the summer months.   Category winners of “The Mayor’s Choice… Read more »


Trash Can Panels

The BSBPA and the Village of Ballston Spa have been purchasing 60-gallon plastic trash receptacles to replace old and failing wood units in the business district. This style receptacle is used in many stadiums, airports, universities and small towns and we have used them for several years with great success. As you can see by… Read more »


June Networking Breakfast

  June’s Networking Breakfast is Tuesday, June 4, from 7:30-8:30 am, hosted by Ribbon Cafe, 11 Prospect Street in Ballston Spa. Ribbon Cafe was founded in 2018 in honor of Jennifer Myers who passed away from breast cancer in September 2017.  At Ribbon Cafe, “Today is a gift that we will embrace and honor her… 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 »


Ribbon Cutting at Ribbon Cafe

                    A beautiful morning to bring the big scissors and ribbon to Ribbon Cafe on Prospect Street in Ballston Spa. We had to pull Kevin out of the kitchen to do the honors (with Christine next to him). There was a restaurant full of patrons eagerly… Read more »


2019 Ballston Spa Farmers’ Market Vendor Application

The Ballston Spa Farmers’ Market, sponsored by the Ballston Spa Business and Professional Association (BSBPA), runs from June 15 through September 28, 2019. The markets are held on Thursdays from 3-6 pm and Saturdays from 9 am to noon in Wiswall Park, at the corner of Front Street and Low Street in the Village of… Read more »


May Networking Breakfast

May’s Networking Breakfast is Tuesday, May 7, from 7:30-8:30 am, hosted by Healing in Motion, LLC, 160 Milton Avenue in Ballston Spa. Billie McCann, OTR/L, earned her degree in Occupational Therapy from Utica College of Syracuse University. Her experience includes working with adults and children with a variety of disabilities.  Her special focus is on… 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 »


2018 BSBPA Annual Report

The Ballston Spa Business and Professional Association presents its Annual Report summary for the 2018 Fiscal Year:  


Ribbon Cutting at Paint-n-Gogh

April 5, 2019  ribbon cutting celebrating the grand opening of Paint-n-Gogh, 114 Milton Avenue in Ballston Spa. Congratulations to Heather Hiegl! New Ballston Spa Mayor Larry Woobright joined BSBPA board members and the Hiegl family for his first official ribbon cutting ceremony. 


April Networking Breakfast

April’s Networking Breakfast is Tuesday, April 2, from 7:30-8:30 am, hosted by the Ballston Area Seniors at the Milton Community Center, 310 Northline Road in Ballston Spa. The mission of the Ballston Area Senior Citizens is to provide a quality-of-life enrichment opportunity and experience for Ballston Area Seniors members.  Members meet for weekly pot-luck lunches… Read more »


Craft and Antique Vendors Wanted!

The Saratoga County Historical Society at Brookside Museum is holding a Craft and Antique Fair on Saturday, July 13 from 10 am – 4 pm. We are seeking vendors of handmade crafts, antique/historic collectibles and farm products. Please visit http://www.brooksidemuseum.org/craft-and-antique-vendors-wanted/ for more information.