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SPRINGTIME Family Events Saturday, March 7 & Sunday, March 8

Friday, March 27

Sunday, April 19

Adirondack Sports & Fitness Summer Expo Saratoga Springs City Center, 522 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 10 a.m. The expo features everything you need for running, cycling, triathlon, paddling, hiking, healthy living and travel. Visit with 125 exhibitors, enjoy paddling demos, seminars and clinics, 25-foot rock climbing wall, and fun family activities. For more information visit

Children’s Museum 25th Anniversary Bash Saratoga National Golf Club Saratoga Springs, 6:30 – 11 p.m. The Children’s Museum at Saratoga invites you to join us at the Saratoga National Golf Club to honor the dedicated support of Gary Dake and Charles Wait as we celebrate our 25th Anniversary Birthday Bash. Dance the night away with live jazz music by Fresh and don't miss out on the photo booth by the Smile Lounge. For more information call 584-5540.

Wednesday, March 11

Sunday, March 29

Owl Prowl Wilton Wildlife Preserve 80 Scout Rd., Gansevoort, 6 –8:30 p.m. In collaboration with the Saratoga Springs Public Library, we will be going out on an early evening hunt for local owls. Group size is limited and is for ages 5 and up. Preregistration is required by calling the library 584-7860, opt 3.

Spring Daddy and Daughter Dance The Genius Plaza, 511 Moe Rd., Clifton Park, 3 – 5 p.m. There's no age limit to this event so daughters of all ages are welcome (2 and up is recommended). Daddy Daughter Dance is a great opportunity for dads to spend time with their daughters and to show daughters what it means to be respected and honored. For more information call 280-9550.

4th Annual Autism Information Fair and Carnival Saratoga Springs City Center, 522 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, Noon – 3 p.m. April is Autism Awareness Month. The 4th Annual Autism Information Fair assists parents, families and caregivers in their search for resources Sponsored by the Law Offices of Wilcenski & Pleat, LLC, Saratoga Bridges, The Skidmore College Psychology Department, and Parent Network of the Capital Region. Exhibitors will include: Recreational Programs, Camps,Technological Apps For Autism, School Programs (Pre-K – College), and Therapeutic Programs. For more information call 587-0723.

Saturday, March 21 Maple Weekend Begins! Producers from across the state welcome families to their farms to experience first-hand how real, mouth-watering maple syrup and other related products are made. You'll also have the opportunity to enjoy fun, family-friendly activities, taste New York's freshest maple syrup and purchase your favorite maple products. Maple Weekend will be held March 21-22 & 28-29, 2015. Visit for more information.

Saturday, March 21 Little Folks Concert with Ellis Paul Caffe’ Lena, 47 Phila St. Saratoga Springs, 3 – 5 p.m. Inspired by his young daughters, Ellis Paul has released two albums of music for children, including the Parent's Choice Gold Award winner The Hero in You (2012). Built on a foundation of social consciousness and inspiration, Ellis's children's songs are also whimsical, simple, and fun. Free. For more information call 1-800-838-3006.

Saturday, April 18 Third Annual Saratoga Mom Prom 2015 Holiday Inn, 232 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 7 – 11 p.m. Looking for a fabulous fun-filled girls night out? Then pull out those old prom gowns, bridesmaid dresses or find the tackiest thrift-shop dress and join us for night of dancing, lite fare, cash bar, raffle baskets, good company and humorous prom traditions. Proceeds from this event benefit Camp Abilities Saratoga. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit

Thursday, April 23 Bowl for Kids' SakeCommunity/School Bowl Saratoga Strike Zone, Saratoga Springs, 4 – 10 p.m. Bowl for Kids' Sake is a bowling night hosted by Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Capital Region. For more information call 862-1250 ext. 21

Saturday, April 25 Washington County Fiber Tour Washington County, 10 – 4 p.m. The Tour features 16 farms. Visit alpacas, bunnies, goats, sheep and lambs, llamas, and more - on the farm; and meet the farmers and their families. Watch spinning, knitting, weaving and felting demonstrations. Learn about raising the livestock and pets that we cherish. Drive from farm to farm through scenic Washington County in eastern NYS. Shop for handspun and dyed yarns, unique woven and knitted items, high quality fleeces, cuts of lamb, and more. For more information visit

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