Friday, February 21
Pork Roast Dinner
South Glens Falls United Methodist Church, 5 Maplewood Parkway, S. Glens Falls | 4:30 – 6 p.m.
Pork roast & potatoes, veggie, soup and homemade desserts. Adults $10, children age 5 -12, $5. Takeout and deliver 518-793-1152.
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 extras and beverages. You are welcome to eat in at the club house or call ahead for take-out. 518-695-3917. Every Friday through April 10.
Malcolm X: Conversion and Conversation
Ballston Spa Public Library, Community Room, 21 Milton Ave., Ballston Spa | 6:30 p.m.
Friends of the Ballston Spa Public Library welcome Skidmore professor Winston Grady-Willis and his lecture on Malcolm X: Conversion and Conversation an invitation to explore both the religious and secular evolution of this iconic human rights activist on the 55th anniversary of his assassination. Free and open to the public. For more information call 518-885-5022 or visit bspl.sals.edu.
Saturday, February 22
Oral History Workshop
Brookside Museum, 6 Charlton St., Ballston Spa | 1 – 3 p.m.
Charles Johnson Post: A Soldier’s Life in Art
New York State Military Museum, 61 Lake Ave., Saratoga Springs | 2 p.m.
Local author and historian William Howard discusses the career of Charles Johnson Post, a journalist, artist, adventurer, and soldier with the 71st New York during the Spanish-American War whose paintings are currently on display at the museum.
Mardi Gras Celebration
Brookhaven Golf Course, 333 Alpine Meadows Rd., Greenfield | 5 – 9 p.m.
Greenfield Lions Club in holding a Mardi Gras Celebration with cajun food, music, raffles, silent auction. $25 per person. Reservations appreciated. Call Rick Schwartzbeck 518-893-7074.
Southern Saratoga County YMCA, 1 Wall St., Clifton Park | 7 – 10 p.m.
Dances will be taught and called by Melanie Axel-Lute. Easy to learn. Beginners welcome. No partner needed. Lesson starts at 6:40 p.m.; dance begins at 7 p.m. Price: $11 ($10 for seniors and DFO members, $9 for YMCA members, $8 for students with ID, $7 for dancers under age 14.) For weather cancellations, check danceflurry.org
Sunday, February 23
Sons’ of ITAM Post #35, 247 Grand Ave., Saratoga Springs | 8 – 11 a.m.
Eggs, toast, pancakes, French toast, home fries, hash, breakfast sausage, bacon, sausage gravy and biscuits, coffee, juice, pastries, fruit cocktail. Cost is $8 for adults, $7 for seniors, children under 5 are free, $10 for carry out.
Elks Ladies Auxiliary Indoor Craft and Garage Sale
Saratoga-Wilton Elks, 1 Elks Lane, Rt. 9, Saratoga Springs | 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Admission is free, over 40 vendors; great parking, bargains galore and lunch. We offer household items, hand-made items, clothing, jewelry, party vendors, pet supplies and more. Snow or rain, the sales go on. All proceeds go to local charities.
Monday, February 24
Lenten Study Series
Charlton Freehold Presbyterian Church 768 Charlton Rd., Charlton | 10 a.m. - Noon
Tuesday, February 25
Dining with Diabetes
St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 1 Grove St., Schuylerville | 10 a.m. - Noon
An educational program for people with diabetes or prediabetes and their family members is being offered by Cornell Cooperative Extension. Pre-registration is required. This free program is sponsored by the Schuylerville Lions Club. Participants will learn how to fit carbohydrates into a healthy menu, effectively use food labels, choose meals at a restaurant and adopt other healthy habits to help manage diabetes through healthy eating. Recipe demonstration and samples provided. For program details or to register call Diane Whitten at Cornell Cooperative Extension, 518-885-8995.
Office of the Aging: Mardi Gras Special
Various locations Saratoga County | Noon
Menu: Bourbon Chicken, Rice, Bacon Green Beans, and Spice Cake with Frosting. Age 60 and over. Reservation required (at least by noon the day before). No food/drinks can be taken to go. Suggested contribution is $2 per meal for those over age 60 and a $6 fee for guests under 60, payable at the meal site. For more information, to register and meal sites call 518-884-4996. For home delivered meals call 518-363-4020.
The Things our Fathers Saw: D-Day and Beyond - The War in France
Summit at Saratoga Senior Living Community, 1 Perry Rd., Saratoga Springs | 2 p.m.
Science on Tap
The Parting Glass, 40-42 Lake Ave., Saratoga Springs | 6:30 p.m.
Anne Ernst from the Environmental Studies and Sciences Program at Skidmore College, will present “Plastic Fantastic? A look at a growing environmental problem.” Sponsored by Sustainable Saratoga. Admission is free and all ages are welcome. Come early to get settled so the talk can start promptly at 6:30 p.m. For more information, visit www.sustainablesaratoga.org/science-on-tap
Wednesday, February 26
2020 Winter Storytellers Series
SUNY Empire State College, 2 Union Ave., Room 126, Saratoga Springs | Noon – 1 p.m.
This week features storytellers Margaret French with Christie Keegan with “Just Sayin.” Free and open to the public. For more information, call the Academy at 518-587-2100, ext. 2415. www.esc.edu/all
Saratoga-Wilton Elks, 1 Elks Lane, Rt. 9, Saratoga Springs | 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
New England clam chowder, your choice of broiled or fried fish, roasted potatoes, baked macaroni and cheese, vegetable, coleslaw, rolls 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. Next sale dates are March 22, and April 26. An 8’ foot table and chairs are just $15; call Linda at 518-289-5470 for information or to sign up for a table(s).
The High Arctic: Birds, Polar Bears & More
Crandall Library, 251 Glen St., Glens Falls | 7 p.m.
John Schneider will present “The High Arctic: Birds, Polar Bears and More!” Sponsored by the Southern Adirondack Audubon Society. Free and open to the public.
Acoustic Blues Open Mic & Jam
Café Lena, 33 Phila Street, Saratoga Springs | Sign ups 7 p.m. | Show 7:30 p.m.
All levels of playing are welcome. Thomasina Winslow has played all over the world and United States. Admission is $5.
Thursday, February 27
“A” Team Line Dance Lessons
Wilton Fire Department, 270 Ballard Rd., Wilton | 7 – 9 p.m.
Enjoy line dance lessons for all levels. Every Thursday night, $7 weekly, directing supporting the fire department and their efforts in our community.
Tuesday, February 25
After the Fire’s Monthly Meeting
Eagle Matt Lee Firehouse, Washington St., Ballston Spa | 7 p.m.
After the Fire is a non-profit organization that helps Saratoga County Residents who have suffered a loss due to fire. Anyone interested in learning more or becoming a member are welcome to attend. visit on Facebook at www.afterthefire.org, or leave a message on voicemail at 518-435-4571.