Friday, November 13
Take Out Italian Dinner
Principessa Elena Society, 11-13 Oak St., Saratoga Springs | 5 – 7 p.m.
Menu: Pasta w/sauce, meatballs w/sauce, sausage and peppers w/sauce, salad, Italian bread. Cost is $10. Take-out only. Open to the public. Drive up to the kitchen door, place order for pick up. 518-584-4163.
Saturday, November 14
Annual Fall Craft Fair
Elks Lodge, 130 Bulson Rd., Greenwich | 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Elks Auxiliary would like to invite you to stop by and check out all the wonderful crafts our vendors have to offer. Our vendors will offer such items as hand-made knitted items, quilts, goat milk soap and lotions, candy, woodworking, leather goods, jewelry. The kitchen will be open all day with many homemade brownies, cookies, cupcakes for snacks and Chili, hot dogs and sandwiches for lunch for sale by the auxiliary. BPOE # 2223 Elks Auxiliary is a non-profit organization that donates all proceeds to the community. This craft fair supports Scholarships to our Elks district of Argyle, Cambridge, Greenwich, Salem and Schuylerville. Stop on in and help support our community needs. Please contact Donna Blair for applications to be a vendor or any other information at 518-692-2347.
14th Annual Lake George Polar Plunge for Special Olympics
Shephard Park, 271 Canada St., Lake George | 9 a.m. – Noon
Special Olympics New York has taken extreme caution and developed a plan in close partnership with Special Olympics International and in compliance with CDC, federal and state guidelines. In-Person activities will be carried out in accordance with guidelines and only as long as it continues to be safe to do so. A virtual option will be available. For more information, check out the Lake George Polar Plunge Facebook page or call 518-388-0790 x8128.
The 45th Saratoga Holiday Craft Marketplace
Virtual Event | November 14 – 28.
Start your holiday shopping with our virtual show on November 14th and culminating with specials offered on November 28th which is Small Business Saturday and the original date of our show. Find crafters from previous shows or discover new ones. These locally handmade items include Art, Quilting, Floral, Holiday Décor, Pottery, Baskets, Fashion, Woodworking…All proceeds benefit the Saratoga Center for the Family in their mission to reduce and treat abuse, neglect, trauma and mental health in our community’s children and families. Website: saratogacraft.org
Holiday Shopping Days
The Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main St., Lake Luzerne | 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
An on-site Holiday Shopping Day with gifts of all sorts. Orders are coming in from ANCA businesses and local artisans. You will love the selection of ornaments, icicles, cards, soaps, advent calendars, wooden boxes, scarves, hats, frames, jewelry, candles, wreaths nightlights, quilted items, and other sweet things. Your gifts will be boxed or bagged and ready to go! The fun part is that this will largely be held outside—a porch sale of sorts in a few spots, with well-spaced, masked inside visits as needed. Make a dent in your shopping with some unique and lovely gifts. Hot chocolate will be served! And there may be a surprise or two, just for fun! The event will also take place on Sunday, November 15 from 1 – 4 p.m.
Zoom Program | 1 p.m.
Sunday, November 15
American Legion Post #278, 6 Clancy St., Schuylerville | 8 – 11 a.m.
Menu: Pancakes, Scrambled Eggs, Bacon & Sausage, Milk, Juice, Coffee & Tea. Adults $8 and Children 6 and under $4. All Covid-19 compliant.
Take-Out Ziti Dinner
St. Luke’s on the Hill, 40 McBride Rd., Mechanicville | 3 – 5 p.m.
Dinner includes: Ziti, meatballs, salad, and cookie. $10 each or buy 3/get one free. Drive-thru order, pay and pick-up. Pre-order your meal by calling Pat 518-410-5656.
Monday, November 16
Saratoga Springs Public Library Zoom Web Presentation | 4 – 5 p.m.
Children in grades 4-7 can join Paul Phillips via Zoom as he explores amazing scientific discoveries in this 4-part series! Topics for the series are: (11/9) Supernovae: Exploding Stars and Their Colorful Nebulae; (11/16) Beaked Whales: Rare, Mysterious and Unusual; (11/23) The Sinking of The Lusitania. Please register online or by calling 518-584-7860, ext. 305. This online program uses the Zoom livestreaming platform. It will require access to a computer, mobile device with the Zoom app installed, and/or a phone for audio-only access. Registration with an email is required to receive information on how to connect. The email will be sent three (3) hours prior to the scheduled start time of the program. Registration is required. There are 10 seats available.
Tuesday, November 17
Brooks BBQ Fundraiser
Saratoga Senior Center, 5 Williams St., Saratoga Springs | 3 -6 p.m.
Curb side and bulk delivery. Chicken Dinner $13, Rib Dinner $15. Dinners come with baked potato, coleslaw and a dinner roll. Pre-sale orders to be picked up by 6 p.m. Bulk orders 10+ available for delivery. Purchase dinners by calling 518-584-1621 or at the front desk. Sponsored by Hamana.
South Glens Falls United Methodist Church, 15 Maplewood Parkway, South Glens Falls | 6 – 8 p.m.
GriefShare seminars and support groups are meant to help you recover from your loss and look forward to rebuilding your life. You don’t have to go through the grieving process alone. The group is for anyone who has lost a loved one and is grieving. We will meet for 7 more weeks (ending on December 29). For more information, call 518-793-1152.
Wednesday, November 18
Chicken and Biscuit Dinner
Saratoga-Wilton Elks, 1 Elks Lane, Rt. 9, Saratoga Springs | 4:30 – 6 p.m.
Menu: chicken and biscuits, mashed potatoes, vegetable, salad, roll. Dinner for 2 is $25 (cash only). Call Monday or Tuesday between 10 a.m. – Noon to place an order: 518-584-2585.
Comfort for Those Who Mourn
St. Luke’s On the Hill, 40 McBride Road, Mechanicville | 4:30 – 6 p.m.
Thursday, November 19
Books and Tea
Saratoga Springs Public Library Zoom Event | 3:30 – 4:45 p.m.
Books and Tea will discuss A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of the American Spy who Helped Win World War II by Sonia Purnell. Books and Tea is an ongoing reading group that meets the third Thursday of each month. Copies of the book may be obtained in the Reading Group Choices collection or by placing holds on the online public catalog. Stop by at the Information Desk for any assistance. This program will happen via Zoom. Please register, and a link to the discussion will be sent, via email, 3 hours prior to the meeting. *BYOT (Bring Your Own Tea) Visit www.sspl.org to register.