Friday, March 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.
Fundraiser Takeout Fish Fry
Knights of Columbus, 50 Pine Rd., Saratoga Springs | 5 – 7:30 p.m.
Menu: Fried or baked haddock - $14; fried clam strips - $12 (includes French fries, coleslaw, tartar sauce, and cocktail sauce); shrimp salad special (includes French fries and coleslaw), homemade macaroni and cheese - $5; New England and Manhattan clam chowder - $7 (pint) or $13 (quart); side of French Fries - $3; and dessert - $2. Orders will be taken by calling 518-584-8547 each week prior to the event on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, beginning at 1 p.m. and will continue through until 4 p.m., except for Fridays, which will continue right up until the event or we run out of food. Pickup starts at 5 p.m. and every 15 minutes thereafter. You are welcome to come into the building with a mask, or you may call from the parking lot upon your arrival with a description of your vehicle and your meal will be brought out to you. The event will be held each Friday during Lent through April 2.
Saturday, March 13
Tang at Home Studio: Cut It Out!
Online Via Zoom | 11 a.m.
Tang at Home Studio gives kids and their families the chance to explore their creativity, make new things, and share their artwork with peers. We’ll explore Nina Chanel Abney’s eye-catching work Whet, on view in the exhibition Never Done: 100 Years of Women in Politics and Beyond. Using spray paint and vinyl stencils, Abney explores race and identity through colors, figures, text, abstract imagery, and symbols taken from the internet, social media, and popular culture. We will create our own colorful collaged artworks that reflect our view of a world full of powerful, positive, and inclusive messages. For more information and to register, visit tang.skidmore.edu/calendar/1396-tang-at-home-studio-cut-it-out.
Saratoga Clay Arts Center 2nd Annual National Juried Exhibition
Saratoga Clay Arts Center, 167 Hayes Rd., Schuylerville | 5 – 7 p.m.
PLAYING WITH FIRE: Altered Atmospheres, a national juried exhibition of 68 functional and decorative works by 59 clay artists who play with fire. Juried by renown Massachusetts-based potter, Mark Shapiro, the selected works have been plucked from altered atmospheres – those changed by wood, smoke, salt, or the like. The exhibition is online and in person and runs through April 24.
Sunday, March 14
The Caterpillar Hunter Virtual Show
All Day Event Online
The Traveling Lantern Theatre Company will be bringing a wonderful virtual performance for children and their families. Based on the beloved character of the late Steve Irwin, the Caterpillar Hunter shrinks himself and sets off to explore the terrain, pursuing elusive bugs and strange herbage in the wild recesses of a common North American vegetable garden. Join in his exciting backyard adventure! This program is ideal for children ages 4 and up. This online program will require access to a computer or mobile device. Registration with an email is required to receive information on how to access the video. The email will be sent three (3) hours prior to the schedued start time of the program.Please register online, www.sspl.org. Available through March 21.
Monday, March 15
March Madness Basketball Kit
Saratoga Springs Public Library, 49 Henry St., Saratoga Springs | 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Celebrate March Madness by picking up a free basketball kit at the library. Each kit includes supplies to make a craft stick basketball launcher and origami hoop, a middle grade/teen book bracket and copies of the NCAA official brackets. Kits are available while supplies last, for age 9+.
Tuesday, March 16
Zoom Meeting | 11 a.m. – Noon
Get the inside scoop on our very own Jewish Federation of NENY: What is it, what does it do, how does it do it? We are joined by Rob Kovach, President and CEO of Jewish Federation of Northeastern NY and by Phyllis Wang, Campaign Chair and Chair Elect of the Federation. They will discuss how Federation tackles and meets its goals of meeting the breadth of needs for the whole Jewish community. Fundraising, of course, but Federation is really an essential umbrella organization. To join the Zoom Meeting: us02web.zoom.us/j/83284806534?pwd=WnVPbGkrYjk5dTNvMDNOaldNbVZFZz09. Meeting ID: 832 8480 6534 Passcode: 684352
Virtual Horse Symposium
Online via Zoom | 7 p.m.
Wednesday, March 17
Drive-Thru Food Pantry
BSNB Corporate Plaza, 990 State Route 67, Ballston Spa | 9:30 a.m. - while supplies last.
Sponsored by the Ballston Spa National Bank in cooperation with the Regional Food Bank. This event is first come, first serve. The volunteers will be following the CDC guidelines, by wearing masks, gloves and social distancing.
St. Patrick’s Day with the McKrells
Caffe Lena Virtual Event | 7 p.m.
Spend your St. Patrick’s Day at home with the McKrells! Saratoga’s own Kevin McKrell has been the leading force in the regional Celtic scene for the past three decades. He’s a masterful entertainer and musician who has played festival stages and clubs around the globe with the bands he founded, Donnybrook Fair and The McKrells. Admission is free.
Thursday, March 18
Fast Fashion Discussion
Online via Zoom | 6:30 p.m.
Sustainable Saratoga invites you to join in a discussion of the true costs of clothing and goods that we buy. Jennifer Coulombe, sustainability consultant and lecturer at Skidmore College, will lead a discussion of the toll the fashion industry takes on garment makers and the environment. Through the lens of the True Cost documentary, which exposes key issues within the garment industry, to its after-effects on river and soil pollution, we will explore and discuss the various issues with fast fashion. We will also explore a brief history of fast fashion and various approaches to consider so we can be more conscious consumers. Attendees are encouraged to watch the documentary in advance of the webinar, but all are welcome. You can view the documentary on tubi, YouTube (youtu.be/nxhCpLzreCw), Amazon Prime, or at truecostmovie.com/ Register in advance for this discussion. To register, click the link and sign-up using Zoom. us02web.zoom.us/.../tZYlcu6tqT0qGN3MV... After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Zoom session.