Friday, March 17
Mise Eire Irish Dancers
Northshire Bookstore, 424 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 2 p.m.
Join us for a recital of dancers from Mise Eire Irish Dancers, a new dance school in Saratoga Springs. For more information and other events visit, www.northshire.com.
Lenten Fish Fry
Saratoga Knights of Columbus, 50 Pine Road, 5 – 7 p.m.
Every Friday during Lent through April 14. Cost $10 at the door, Take-outs $11. For more information call 518-584-8547.
Fish Fry Fridays
Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club, Route 32 south of the village of Victory, 4:30 – 7 p.m.
Fish Fry Friday will continue each Friday of the month. Menu: fried fish, fried clams, fried chicken tenders, popcorn shrimp, buffalo shrimp, and clam chowder by the bowl or by the quart. Eat in at our club house or to call ahead for take-out 518-695-3917. Everyone is welcome.
Saturday, March 18
Soup-er Saturday Vendor Blender
S. Glens Falls United Methodist Church, 15 Maplewood Parkway, S. Glens Falls 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Come for soup and stay and shop. We have approximately 15 different home-made soups that are being put together in our kitchen. We have a variety of vendors setting up booths. Many are very popular products and they will have items available on site.
Genealogy and Local History
Town of Saratoga Town Hall, Corner of Rt. 4 and Rt. 29, Schuylerville, 1 p.m.
Gloria Waldron Hukle, historical novelist, will be the program presenter at the next Heritage Hunters meeting. In The American Waldron Series novels, Gloria has created a family history saga set in eastern New York. Her novels are Manhattan Seeds of the Big Apple, The Diary of a Northern Moon, Threads-An American Tapestry and the most recent, Souls of the Soil. While researching her early Dutch Colonial roots in the Waldron family, her passion for history sparked her career as a novelist. Slices of the author’s research, spanning nearly four hundred years of state history, will be shared. Signed copies of the new paperback, Souls of the Soil, will be available for purchase at the meeting. Public is welcome. For information call 518-587-2978.
Tang Family Saturdays
Tang Museum, Skidmore Campus, Saratoga Springs, 2 – 3:30 p.m.
Suitable for children ages 5 and up with their adult companions. Programs include a brief tour of a current Tang exhibition followed by a hands-on art activity. Free and open to the public. Reservations are strongly suggested by calling 518-580-8080.
Sunday, March 19
Saratoga-Wilton Elks, 1 Elks Lane, Rt. 9, Saratoga Springs, 8:30 – 11 a.m.
Now featuring eggs to order, fruit cocktail, French toast, pancakes, potatoes, breakfast sausage and ham, corned beef hash, scrambled eggs, eggs benedict, juice, coffee and tea. Donation Requested: Adults $10, Seniors and Military (Active/Retired with ID Card) $9, Children 5—12 $8, Under 5 Free, Take-outs $10. Call 518-584-2585 for more information.
Consciousness-Raising Book Discussion
Woodlawn Commons, 156 Lawrence St., Saratoga Springs, 6 p.m.
Albany-Saratoga Spiritual Adventures is hosting a spiritual book discussion. All are welcome whether or not they’ve read the book. This month’s book is The Secrets of the Lost Mode of Prayer by Gregg Braden. For more information, visit www.newthoughtnewyork.org or call 518- 366-9918.
Monday, March 20
The Parkinson’s Support Group
Woodlawn Commons Bldg 2nd floor, Wesley Health Care Center, 156 Lawrence St., Saratoga Springs, 2 p.m. meeting is Free and open to anyone with Parkinson’s Disease, family members and friends. For more information call Bruce McClellan at 518-331-9611.
Southern Saratoga Artists’ Society
Clifton Park Senior Community Center, 6 Clifton Common Blvd., Clifton Park, 6:30 p.m.
All members are invited to bring a piece of art to share. It can be a completed piece or a work in progress. SSAS is open to the public and welcomes both new and prospective members. Come and enjoy visiting with other local artists. For more information, see our website: southernsaratogaartist.com.
Tuesday, March 21
Congregation Shaara Tfille, 84 Weible Ave., Saratoga Springs, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Join RPI Physics Professor Kenneth Santucci along with HV’s own Sid Gordon as they relate previously undiscovered new information about the personal history of Albert Einstein and his interactions with nephew Stephen. This is a fascinating mid-20th century story of New York and New Jersey. A catered lunch follows the program. RSVP by calling 518-584-8730.
Wednesday, March 22
Cancer Support Group
Saratoga Hospital, 211 Church St., Saratoga Springs. Noon – 1 p.m.
The cancer support group is a safe container to explore common physical, financial, emotional, cognitive, developmental, familial and spiritual issues. Pierre Zimmerman, who facilitates this group, has been working with people who have cancer for the last 12 years, leading support groups, mindfulness based stress reduction programs and spiritual retreats. Pierre is a survivor of stage 4 cancer, diagnosed in 2001 and given a few months to live. He has been dedicating a large part of his life since then to supporting people on their journeys with cancer. Call Pierre at 413- 992-7012 to register and confirm, as schedule may be subject to change.
Saratoga-Wilton Elks, 1 Elks Lane, Rt. 9, Saratoga Springs, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Soup, antipasto salad, fettuccine alfredo, baked ziti, chicken parmesan, meatballs, Italian sausage and peppers, garlic bread and butter, dessert, coffee and tea. Donation Requested: $12 adults, $11. Seniors (62 years) and Military (Active or Retired) with ID Card, $8 Children 5-12. Children under 5 Free, $12 All Take-outs. Cash Bar Available. Call 518- 584-2585 for more information.
Southern Adirondack Audubon Society
Saratoga Springs Public Library on Henry Street in Saratoga Springs, 7 p.m.
John Schneider will talk about his two-week hike in the picturesque Patagonian Andes in Chile. The program is free to the public. This event is part of the monthly program of the Southern Adirondack Audubon Society and is presented in partnership with the Adirondack Mountain Club. For more information, visit www.southernadirondackaudubon.org
Saratoga Acoustic Blues Open Mic & Jam
Café Lena, 33 Phila St., Saratoga Springs, , 7:30 p.m.
Featuring Internationally acclaimed Blues performer Tas Cru & Mary Ann Casale. Hosted by NYS Blues Hall of Fame inductee Sonny Speed for SABS. Come on down the fourth Wednesday of the month to listen and play the Blues. Cost is $5.
Thursday, March 23
Brighter Days, Shelters of Saratoga 2017 Gala
Longfellows Restaurant, 500 Union Ave., Saratoga Springs, 6 – 9 p.m.
Please join Shelters of Saratoga at its 2017 Brighter Days Gala. This annual fundraising gala provides critically needed support to over 700 individuals facing homelessness in our region each year. Guests will be treated to an evening cocktail style reception, dancing, silent auction and the core reason for its existence: providing help, hope and humanity to those most in need. Reservations: $100 per person. This year we will be honoring Saratoga Springs Police Chief, Greg Veitch with the Help, Hope and Humanity Award for his outstanding dedication of service to our community. For more information, visit www.sheltersofsaratoga.org.