February 14 – February 20, 2020

Friday, February 14

Fish Fry Friday 
Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club, Route 32 South of the Village of Victory | 4:30 – 7 p.m.

All are welcome, members and non-members.  Menu: fish fry, chicken fry, clam fry, popcorn shrimp fry, buffalo shrimp, chowder, ask about our extra’s and beverages. You are welcome to eat in at our club house or call ahead for take-out. 518-695-3917. Continuing every Friday thru April 10.

2020 Flurry Festival
Saratoga Springs City Center, 522 Broadway, Saratoga Springs | 7 p.m.

Shake off the winter blues! It’s time to dance, sing, jam, and more at The Flurry Festival! The 33rd Flurry Festival will run from February 14 – 16. The Flurry is well-known as the best winter weekend ever for dancers and music lovers of all ages! Featuring: dances, workshops, singing, concerts, jamming performances, family events, storytelling, vendors, and more. For more information, visit www.flurryfestival.org/attend/schedule. 

Saturday, February 15

Monthly “Fly-in Breakfast” 
Empire State Aerosciences Museum, 250 Rudy Chase Dr., Glenville | 8:30 – 10:30 a.m.

Enjoy an assortment of pancakes, French toast, eggs, sausage, potatoes, juice, coffee, tea and more. World War II researcher Donna Esposito speaks on “STAG-1: The US Navy’s Secret Drone Project in WWII.” Unmanned aircraft have a history dating back to the years before the Second World War. Learn how the discovery of a naval officer’s dog tags revealed the little-known story of a top-secret drone squadron that flew missions against the Japanese in the South Pacific during World War II. Fly-In if you would like. Land at Schenectady County Airport and taxi to Richmor Aviation North. Tell them you are going to ESAM.

4th Annual Pitney Meadows Winter Social
Artisanal Brew Works, 41 Geyser Rd., Saratoga Springs | Noon – 6 p.m.

Join Pitney Meadows Community Farm and Artisanal Brew Works to learn more about the Farm’s 2019 achievements, plans for the future, taste a variety of beers, and get to know the Pitney Meadows team. Drop in anytime for good beer, the company of friends, and the chance to support your community farm. An off-season opportunity to connect with the staff and volunteers who are driving the development of Pitney Meadows Community Farm and learn what’s in store for 2020. A $10 donation is suggested to benefit Pitney Meadows Community Farm. With every drink purchased, Artisanal Brew Works will donate $1 to PMCF. 

Genealogy and Local History 
Town of Saratoga Town Hall, Corner of Rt. 4 and Rt. 29, Schuylerville | 1 p.m.
Heritage Hunters of Saratoga County presents, program speaker Bill Dolback, President of the Ticonderoga Historical Society. His topic will be “researching local history in the Champlain Valley region.” He will describe the Societies’ archive of original materials found at the Hancock House Museum, the changing exhibits and programs, the extensive newspaper holdings and the Burt Loescher collection on Rogers’ Rangers in the French and Indian War. Public is welcome. For information call Ginny at 518-885-9309.

Family Saturday at the Tang: Shine Bright
Tang Teaching Museum, 815 N. Broadway, Saratoga Springs | 1 p.m.

We’ll dive into the abstract world of Mary Weatherford in the exhibition Mary Weatherford: Canyon–Daisy–Eden. After we take a closer look into her large-scale paintings that feature bright lights, we will create our own artworks that weave both paint and textile materials into a painting that will shine as bright as the exhibition. Suitable for children ages 5 and older, accompanied by their adult companions. All materials provided; be prepared to get messy and have fun. And dress accordingly. Reservations are required and may be made beginning one week in advance of each program. For additional information and reservations, call the Tang’s Visitor Service Desk at 518-580-8080.

Game Night
Simpson United Methodist Church, 1089 Rock City Road, Rock City Falls | 5 – 7:30 p.m.

All in the community are welcome to attend. Bring your favorite game and a dish to pass, or just bring a dish to pass and join in the fun and fellowship. Any questions call Kevin at 518-309-3306.

Sunday, February 16

Breakfast Buffet
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, sausage gravy and biscuits, scrambled eggs, eggs benedict, juice, coffee and tea. Donation Requested: Adults $9, Seniors and Military (active/retired with ID card) $8. Children 5-12 $7. Under 5 free. Take-outs $9. Call 518-584-2585 for more information.

Monday, February 17

Project Cameron’s Story Bookraiser Party
Northshire Bookstore, 424 Broadway, Saratoga Springs | 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Enjoy craft projects, face painting, and a visit with Elmo, presented by Project Cameron’s Story, which supports the bonding of parents with their premature babies in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), through the use of children’s literature and storytelling. From February 16-20 you can buy books at our store to donate, and we will donate a percentage of your purchase to the organization. For more information and other events, visit www.northshire.com. 

Tuesday, February 18

Veteran Meet UP 
Saratoga Coffee Traders, 447 Broadway, Saratoga Springs | 5 – 7 p.m.

Every Tuesday, we welcome Veterans and their families to gather as a community to seek support, share stories and encourage others. 

Wednesday, February 19

2020 Winter Storytellers Series 
SUNY Empire State College, 2 Union Ave., Room 126, Saratoga Springs | Noon – 1 p.m.

The Academy for Lifelong Learning presents the twelfth annual storytellers series every Wednesday through February 26. This week features storytellers Margaret French with “Mostly Good and Drive-Me Crazy: Stories About My Family.”  Sponsored by Prestwick Chase at Saratoga. Free and open to the public. Postponed if Saratoga Springs city schools are closed or delayed. For more information, call the Academy at 587-2100 ext. 2415. www.esc.edu/all

Thursday, February 19

MoonCatcher Sewing Bee
Tang Teaching Museum, 815 N. Broadway, Saratoga Springs | 6 p.m.

Join us for a sewing bee with the MoonCatcher Project, a grassroots volunteer organization based in Schenectady that creates menstrual pads for girls in developing countries. Each month, the group organizes a MoonCatcher Sewing Bee (or MoonBee), an event open to all ages and skill levels to come together and create the pads. Even if you can’t sew, you can participate. All materials and equipment are provided. However, if you have a sewing machine that you would like to bring, more are always helpful. We also welcome boxes of tampons or sanitary pads for donation. Refreshments will be provided. Free and open to the public.

Upcoming Meetings

Monday, February 17
Parkinson’s Support Group Meeting
Wesley Health Care Center, Woodlawn Commons, 2nd floor, 156 Lawrence St., Saratoga Springs | 2 p.m.

This meeting is free and open to anyone with Parkinson’s Disease, family members and friends. We will be showing a video on the cognitive and non-motor symptoms of PD. For more information call Kevin McCullough 518-222-4247.

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