February 12 – February 18, 2021

Friday, February 12 

Fish Fry Friday 
Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club, 121 NY-32, Schuylerville | 4 – 7 p.m.

We have expanded our club house and invite you to come see our new addition. You are welcome to eat in or call ahead for take-out, 518-695-3917. Menu for dinners: Fish Fry, Chicken Tenders, Clam Strips, Popcorn Shrimp, Coconut Shrimp, Shrimp Scampi, Scallops and Chowder. Ask about our extras and specials and beverages. Everyone is invited, Covid 19 rules will apply. Every Friday thru April 10.

Speaker Series: Candid Discussions on Bias & Racism
Virtual Event | 5:30 p.m.

The Saratoga Springs Community Outreach Committee (SSCOC) is combatting bias & racism with a three-pronged approach - to Educate, Engage, and ultimately Eradicate bias and racism in the City of Saratoga Springs. The Candid Discussions series will kick off with Bias & Racism in Education. For more information or to register for the candid discussion on Bias & Racism in Education, please email Alyson Popa at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Experts Next Door
Virtual event | 7 p.m.

“A Virtual Chocolate House.”  Paul Supley, proprietor of the Van Wyckes 18th Century Chocolate Haus, will explore the rich (and delicious!) history of chocolate in the 18th Century.  Participants will receive information about how to create their own mouth-watering concoctions prior to the event.  Thus, they can sip their creations while enjoying an engaging presentation on the social history of chocolate from the comfort of their own homes. Event requires pre-registration.  Free for SCHC members, $5 for non-members.  Registration is available through SCHC’s website: www.brooksidemuseum.org.  Any questions or inquiries should be directed to Dr. Michael Landis, Public Programs Manager, Saratoga County History Center, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 

The Flurry 21
Virtual Event | Friday - Sunday

Let’s continue the tradition and gather virtually. Flurry’21: Dancing in the Cloud will include more than 150 Zoom sessions of music, dance, jam sessions, educational workshops, social hours, and much more. In addition to presenters’ live streaming from their homes, we will be presenting dozens of professionally produced live streams from Caffe Lena in Saratoga Springs and the Bronx Heritage Center, NY. All sessions are adapted to be fun for solo or quarantine pods. Let’s put the health and safety of friends and family first! For more details and to buy tickets, visit their website: www.flurryfestival.org/flurry21-tickets/

Saturday, February 13

New York State’s Free Fishing Weekend 
Throughout New York State | Saturday – Sunday 

As part of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s NY Open for Fishing and Hunting initiative, the weekend of February 13-14, 2021, is a designated free fishing weekend. The requirement for a fishing license is waived during this period. This is a great opportunity to try ice fishing for the first time or for experienced anglers to take friends ice fishing for the first time.

Wine and Chocolate Coffee House
Zoom Date | 7 – 9 p.m.

Music, humor, poetry, and storytelling featuring Adirondack folk Musician, Dan Berggren; storytellers Christie Keegan and Margaret French. Prose/poetry readers; Dick Wilkinson, Nedra Stimpfle, Tena Brunnell and Barbara Kass. Peter Marinio is the amazing emcee.  Also included is a mini auction of wine and luscious desserts. To purchase tickets, visit  https://uusaratoga.breezechms.com/form/13Feb21. Presented by:  Universal Unitarian Church of Saratoga Springs. Please contact Bev at 518-587-0403 with any questions.

Sunday, February 14

Monthly Breakfast
Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club, 121 NY-32, Schuylerville | 8 – 11 a.m.

COVID 19 rules will be in effect. Menu: eggs cooked to order, bacon, sausage, toast (white or wheat), pancakes (regular, blueberry, buckwheat, apple cinnamon), French toast, home fries, orange juice, coffee, tea, hot chocolate. Cost: $8 adult, $4 child. Everyone will be welcome to join us. 695-3917.

Monday, February 15

Virtual High School All Stars Exhibition
Online February 15 – February 21

Although Saratoga Arts is unable to hold the High School All Stars exhibition in our gallery space this year, we are pleased to feature artwork created by high school artists in a virtual format on our website. This exhibition features artwork by students from Saratoga, Fulton and Montgomery counties. This is a great opportunity for young artists to share their artistic voices with the public. www.saratoga-arts.org/High-School-All-Stars

Tuesday, February 16

Havurah Vitik
Via Zoom | 11 a.m. – Noon

Inside History of Gangster’s Paradise, Greg Veitch, police chief (ret.) an expert on gangsters of Saratoga, will share tall but true tales of the city’s nefarious past. Join the resident expert to delve into Saratoga’s historical underworld. Known as a “gangster’s paradise,” and proud host to the underworld of organized crime, our fair city has an outsized background in gambling and gangsterism that persisted from 1826 until the 1950s. The man who knows it best is former Chief of Police of Saratoga Springs, Greg Veitch, a fifth generation Saratogian. To join Zoom Meeting us02web.zoom.us/j/83284806534?pwd=WnVPbGkrYjk5dTNvMDNOaldNbVZFZz09 Meeting ID: 832 8480 6534 Passcode: 684352

Saratoga Book Festival
Online Zoom Presentation | 5:30 – 7 p.m.

Saratoga Book Festival, Saratoga Springs Public Library, and Skidmore College are pleased to present this SaratogaREADS! event featuring Dr. Andre M. Perry, Senior Fellow in the Metropolitan Policy Program at the Brookings Institution, and author of Know Your Price: Valuing Black Lives and Property in America’s Black Cities, in conversation with Dr. Amon Emeka, Associate Professor of Sociology and Director of the First Year Experience at Skidmore College. Please register online at www.sspl.org. 

Wednesday, February 17

Fried Fish Dinner
Saratoga-Wilton Elks Lodge, 1 Elks Lane, Saratoga Springs | 4:30 – 6 p.m.

For curbside pick-up only. Menu: Fried fish, mac & cheese, coleslaw, New England clam chowder, tarter sauce, roll. Dinner for 2, $25 (cash only). Call Monday or Tuesday between 10 a.m. and Noon to place an order, 518-584-2585. 

Thursday, February 18

Nia with Linda
Zoom Presentation | Noon – 1 p.m.

Adult program. Join us for Nia with Linda Wilkes. Nia is a no-impact movement class that draws from nine disciplines. Routines are created for safety, cardiovascular fitness, and joy. Linda Wilkes of niawithlinda.com is a white belt certified Nia instructor and Level I certified Restorative Yoga teacher. Linda grew up ballet dancing and started out life as a registered nurse. She relishes the opportunity to combine her love of music, health and movement with Nia and looks forward to passing on this movement form to others. Please register online at www.sspl.org. 

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