March 19 – March 25, 2021

Friday, March 19

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, specials and beverages. Everyone is invited, Covid 19 rules will apply. Every Friday through 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 and coleslaw); 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; dessert $2.  Order by calling 518-584-8547 each week prior to the event on Wednesdays-Fridays from at 1-4 p.m., except for Fridays, which will continue until we run out of food. Pickup starts at 5 p.m. and every 15 minutes thereafter. Pick-up in the building with a mask, or call from the parking lot 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 20

5th Annual Soup-er Saturday Drive-thru
South Glens Falls United Methodist Church, 15 Maplewood Pkwy | 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

We will be making corn chowder, tomato soup and vegetable beef soup in our Church kitchen. Customers will get three bowls of soup (one of each) plus bread and dessert. Soups will be packed and delivered to your car. The price will be $8. Pre-orders are recommended. Call 518-793-1152. 

Take Out Chicken Parm Dinner
Ballston Spa Elks Lodge #2619, 10 Hamilton St., Ballston Spa | 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.

$14, or 2 for $25. Menu: Chicken parm, penne, salad, garlic bread and dessert. Please pre-order Tuesday or Wednesday or leave a message on the answering machine at 518-885-1149. Limited quantities available at the door. Proceeds support Elk’s charities. 

Sunday, March 21

Music and Meditation for Lent Series
Bethesda Episcopal Church, 26 Washington Street, Saratoga Springs | 4 p.m.

Join us Sunday afternoons for a series of contemplative recitals played by illustrious local concert artists. We are delighted to welcome classical guitarist Joel Brown (Distinguished Artist in Residence at Skidmore) on March 21. Freewill donation requested. Advanced registration is required to reserve a seat to meet COVID requirements. Please visit www.bethesdachurch.org to register.

Virtual Fundraiser BARC
Facebook Live | 7 p.m.

Performances by BARC Youth Theatre Kids. This event will be a Facebook Live auction/raffle with new performance videos played between auction/raffle items. We have already received several generous donations from local businesses and families of gift cards and items for auction and raffle. 

Monday, March 22

Winter Wellness Walks
Camp Saratoga North, Wilton Wildlife Preserve, 80 Scout Rd., Gansevoort | 10 a.m.

Get outdoors biweekly to enjoy the beauty of winter with likeminded people. Wilton Wildlife Preserve’s Winter Wellness Walks cover 1.5 miles of gentle terrain. If needed, snowshoes will be available for rental 30 minutes before the program. If there is no snow, the program will take place without snowshoes. Registration is required to meet COVID requirements. To register, call 518-450-0321 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Free Farmland Access Workshops
Virtual Class | 6:30 – 8 p.m.

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Saratoga County and Saratoga PLAN have collaborated to bring a series of three Farmland Access Workshops. Designed for farmland owners and those looking to purchase farmland or diversify their farming operation. The series will kick off with Farmland Leasing presented by Nicole Tommell, Agricultural Business Management Specialist of Cornell Cooperative Extension. Learn how to craft agricultural leases that work for both landowners and tenants. The workshops are free and open to all. To register, please contact Nicolina Foti at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call the office 518-885-8995. To learn more about other events offered by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Saratoga County, please visit ccesaratoga.org and for more information on Saratoga PLAN and their work, visit www.saratogaplan.org.

Spring Tour Days
Saratoga Independent School, 459 Lake Ave., Saratoga Springs

Saratoga Independent School welcomes prospective families to visit the school during their Spring Tour Days from March 22 - March 25. During the Spring Tour Days, prospective families will have an opportunity to meet Lisa Brown, Head of School, as well as other faculty and staff in a safe way. Members of our faculty will take families on private tours of our campus from the outside, discuss our curriculum, and answer questions about our school.  S.I.S. is also welcoming families to request a virtual tour of the school. This is an excellent opportunity to see what S.I.S. has to offer. For more information and to register, please visit www.siskids.org/admissions/open-house.cfm or contact Colleen Fortune at 518-583-0842, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 

Tuesday, March 23

Brooks BBQ Fundraiser for Saratoga Senior Center
Saratoga Senior Center, 5 Williams St., Saratoga Springs | 3:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Sponsored by Blue Shield of Northeastern NY. Chicken Dinner: $13 Rib Dinner: $15. All dinners include baked potato, coleslaw, roll. The Senior Center is one of the few places where you can purchase the Rib Dinner. Curbside pickup, bulk orders delivery (10 or more): We will deliver to your office or home. Call 518-584-1621 to preorder. 

After the Fire 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.  Families are provided with gift cards, a night’s stay at a participating hotel/motel, Red Cross referral, informational material, emotional support. etc.  Volunteers are needed. Anyone interested in learning more about After The Fire, or becoming a member, may attend a meeting, visit us on Facebook at  www.afterthefire.org, or leave a message on voicemail at  518-435-4571. Masks and social distancing required. 

Wednesday, March 24

Chicken & Biscuit Dinner
Saratoga-Wilton Elks, 1 Elks Lane, Saratoga Springs | 4:30 – 6 p.m.

For curbside pick up only. Call Monday or Tuesday between 10 a.m. – Noon to place an order 518-584-2585. Menu: Chicken and biscuits, mashed potatoes, vegetable, salad, roll. Dinner for 2, $25 (cash only). 

Forest Pests and Their Potential Impact on the Adirondacks
Via Zoom | 7 p.m.

Join Tammara Van Ryn, a long-time member of the Glens Falls/Saratoga Chapter ADK and Program Manager for the Adirondack Park Invasive Plant Program for a fascinating discussion of forest pests that have the potential to dramatically alter the Adirondack landscape. To register through the Saratoga Springs Public Library, visit sspl.libcal.com/event/6341325. 

Thursday, March 25

Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day 
Thomas Walks for CP - A virtual walk for Cerebral Palsy. Supporters are asked to join the Thomas Walks for CP Facebook event page, and walk 3.2 miles throughout the month of March, in honor of Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day. Anyone who wishes to donate, may do so as well through the event page, with proceeds going to the Cerebral Palsy Foundation. Walkers are encouraged to wear green, take a selfie or a group picture, and post it on social media using the hashtags #ThomasWalks4CP and #GoGreen4CP. 

Take a Bite Out of History: From Saratoga Chip to Potato Chip
Virtual Zoom Presentation | 7 p.m.

In honor of National Potato Chip Day in March, the Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation is pleased to welcome potato chip historian, Alan Richer, for a virtual program. Also known as “The Toga Chip Guy,” Alan recently finished two segments for the History Channel’s “The Food That Built America” on Frito-Lay and Pringles which will air in the coming weeks. This program is open to the public for a suggested contribution of $10 and pre-registration is required to attend on Zoom. For additional information or to register for the virtual program visit the Foundation’s website, www. www.saratogapreservation.org/calendar/special-programs or call 518-587-5030. Everyone who pre-registers for this program will be emailed a Zoom link in advance.

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