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November 2017 BSBPA Newsletter

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 »


2017 Ballston Spa Property Beautification Awards

The Ballston Spa Business & Professional Association, in partnership with Curtis Lumber, has honored business owners and residents whose renovation, restoration, and beautification efforts have enhanced the Ballston Spa community over the past year.  The winners were chosen from nominations submitted by others in the community.  At a reception on October 23 in the Kitchen… Read more »


October 2017 Newsletter

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 »


September 2017 Newsletter

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 »


Ribbon Cutting at The Candle Collective

A happy ribbon cutting at The Candle Collective with Catherine Spaneas and her crew. The Chamber of Southern Saratoga County was also on hand, along with Mayor Romano and representatives from NYS Senate and Assembly. ” ngg_triggers_display=”never” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]  


August 2017 Newsletter

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 »


July 2017 Newsletter

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 2017 Newsletter

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 »


May First Friday–Ribbon Cutting, Student Artwork and Tasty Treats

May’s First Friday saw a celebration of student artists with displays in several venues throughout downtown.  We also officially welcomed CMK & Associates Real Estate to the village with a ribbon cutting, joined by the Chamber of Southern Saratoga County. ” ngg_triggers_display=”never” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]


May 2017 Newsletter

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 First Friday “Pick A Reading Partner” Photos

April’s First Friday brought out families to visit many of our downtown businesses and enjoy listening to readers, as we celebrated “Pick A Reading Partner Night” with Ballston Spa elementary schools.  Thank you to all our “mystery readers” who volunteered their time and to all the venues who hosted them! ” ngg_triggers_display=”never” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]


April 2017 Newsletter

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 »