TGIF mamas! Here's the weekend round up full of family friendly fun!
This Friday, June 2nd bring the kids to Northshire Bookstore in Saratoga Springs for a special story time at 10:30am. Explore the world of classical music through some cherished picture books that are sure to spark the creative spirit! Elizabeth Sobol, SPAC President and CEO, joins us for a special reading and an invitation to SPAC’s FREE Story Time Concerts for children – a new concert series that will be presented to the public at SPAC on August 11th at 3pm and August 12th at 2pm.
Learn more about SPAC’s FREE Story Time Concerts for children by clicking below:
There's a FREE movie tonight - Moana! In Ballston Spa as part of their First Friday! Check out the photo below for more details.
Learn to Swim Registration is today at Saratoga Spa State Park from 11am to 1pm. These swimming lessons fill up FAST so be sure to arrive at 11am. There is a waiting list if the lessons fill up. These lessons are for the annual Learn-to-Swim program from July 10th through July 21st, 2017 at the Peerless Pool for kids between the ages of 3 and 12. Cost is FREE. There is just ONE registration session: (at the Saratoga Spa State Park Administration Building) on Saturday, June 3rd: 11am- 1pm.
Bring with you to the registration:
- Medical information
- guardian's name, address and phone number
- doctor's name, address and number
- insurance info (name of company and ID number)
- allergies or special conditions
- Date of last tetanus shot
- List of medications being taken
Call them at 518.584.2000 x116 for more info.
The Tenth Annual Cantina Kids Fun Run will take place on June 4th at Congress Park in Saratoga Springs! The event begins at 8:00 a.m. near the Carousel and races begin at 9:00 a.m. Race day registration is available from 8:00 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. in Congress Park near the Carousel, registration is $20.
Over the past decade, the annual Cantina Kids Fun Run has brought families together to support emergency medical services at Saratoga Hospital and increase awareness of the importance of pediatric emergency care. In 2015, the Fun Run expanded its mission to also provide support for pediatric patients at Saratoga Hospital’s Saratoga Community Health Center.
Here are some additional details:
- Choose from two courses: 1/4 mile or 1 mile
- Run as a family, strollers are welcome
- Enjoy kids’ activities which include a challenge course, face painting and more
- Munch on healthy snacks from our sponsors
For more information:
The Annual Wildlife Festival is today at Wilton Wildlife Preserve & Park (80 Scout Rd, Camp Saratoga, Gansevoort) from 11am to 3pm. Registration not required. Join in for a day of nature walks, live animals, crafts, and hands-on fun to celebrate the 2017 Wildlife Festival at Camp Saratoga! Ongoing starting at 11am: Nature Crafts: fish printing, beaded dragonflies, coffee filter butterflies, turtle necklaces, and more Pond Life Exploration Lupine Planting Climb up the Cornell Hill Fire Tower (children five and up can climb the tower with a parent or guardian) Karner Blue Butterfly Nature Walks hourly, starting at 11:15am Live Animal Programs - 45 minute programs at 11:45am, 12:45pm, and 1:45pm Earth Day Essay Contest Winners Ceremony at 12:30pm BBQ & Bake Sale - hot dogs, hamburgers, veggie burgers, bake sale, and cold drinks will be for sale at the Parade Ground BBQ pit Program is subject to change and will take place rain or shine.
BUSK! A Free Event To Kick Off A Saratoga Springs Summer is today at the Saratoga Springs Heritage Area Visitor Center (297 Broadway, Saratoga Springs) from 12-6pm. The Orchard Project is proud to announce its first ever BUSK!, a free public event to kick off a Saratoga Springs summer, featuring artists from its famed residencies and beloved local acts. Taking place on Sunday June 4th, 2017 from Noon-6:00pm in and around the Saratoga Springs Heritage Area Visitor Center, BUSK! is a spontaneous, outrageous, family-friendly event that aims to offer something to everyone from local bands and magicians to spectacular circus artists and stunt performers. From family-friendly performances to installations, the format allows for a diverse array of artistry under one banner. BUSK! will culminate in an evening cabaret at Putnam Den featuring artists who performed throughout the day, kicking off at 8:00pm.