March 26 – April 1, 2021

Friday, March 26

St. Luke’s on the Hill Annual Chowder Fest
40 McBride Rd., Mechanicville | 4 – 6:30 p.m. 

Drive-thru only. Choices are: Manhattan Clam Chowder, New England, Clam Chowder, Creamy Corn Chowder by the Quart $10 (served cold). Each quart will come with free single scoop Stewarts Ice cream certificate. Limit 4 Certificates per family, while supplies last. Pre-order call Tara 518-577-7772. Limited supply available day of event. 

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 27

Tang at Home Studio: Living Landforms 
The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Zoom | 11 a.m.
We will gather on Zoom to discuss our ideas about the artwork, engage in an art-making activity, and share our creations. This week, we explore Syd Carpenter’s sculpture Ellis and Anna Mae Thomas, on view in the exhibition Never Done: 100 Years of Women in Politics and Beyond. Carpenter, who is also a gardener, explores the histories of African American farmers and her own family’s history of farming in her sculptures to honor their untold legacies. We will look at how Carpenter “breathes life” into her sculpture as a metaphor for the living earth, and then create our own 3-D topographical maps with recycled materials found around the house. To ensure a fun sharing environment, registration is required. The live Saturday sessions are best suited for kids ages 5-12 and their adult companions, but everyone is welcome!

Chicken & Biscuit Drive-Thru Dinner
South Glens Falls United Methodist Church, 15 Maplewood Parkway | 4:30 – 6 p.m.

Menu: Chicken and gravy with veggies, biscuit, soup, and homemade dessert. Adults $12. Pre-orders are recommended & delivery is available. Call 518-793-1152.

Gone but Not Forgotten
St. Luke’s on the Hill, 40 McBride Rd., Mechanicville | 4 p.m.
Grieving death through the disease of addiction. Turning Pain into Purpose – Heartache to healing, stigma to understanding.  We will be encouraging families of loss, have a memorial candle lighting, and listen to speakers share. Susan Hayes-Masa – Not in Vain/Megan’s Story & Advocacy; Ken & Maureen Provost/ RAIS – Comfort & Healing through Purpose; Lynne Curtis – Walking through the Greif Process. We will begin with the Eucharist at 4 p.m., followed by a BYO bag dinner at 5 p.m.; Speakers series at 5:30 p.m. 

Sunday, March 28

Slow Roll
Palette Café, 493 Broadway, Saratoga Springs | 1 – 2 p.m.

Guided by Bikeatoga, we will bring the tunes for a leisurely paced guided group ride with bundled attendees. We anticipate approximately a 10mph pace (to stay warmer), looping through safe and quiet neighborhood streets. The ride begins at Palette. We end at Palette and Pint Sized with hot (or cold) beverages and snacks available for purchase. This event continues the SLOW ROLL rides that we hold the last Sunday of every month, held in participation with Bikeatoga, Bicycle Benefits, Impressions of Saratoga, Dark Horse Mercantile and Palette. 

Monday, March 29

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. Sarah Miller, Attorney at Hodgeson & Russ LLP. This hour and a half will focus on legal considerations to explore when welcoming the public onto your farm. The workshops are free and open to all. To register, please contact Nicolina Foti, CCE Saratoga Agricultural Coordinator, 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 and for more information on Saratoga PLAN and their work, please visit

Tuesday, March 30

FrogWatch USA Training
Online via Zoom | 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

FrogWatch USA is a citizen science program of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) that Wilton Wildlife Preserve & Park will be participating again this year. During the training, you’ll learn about wetlands and how to report data on the calls of local frogs and toads. If you did the training last year, you could join us for a refresher! This year we are teaming up with Up Yonda Nature Center to put on the training. Registration is required to get the Zoom link. Call 518-450-0321 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to register.

Wednesday, March 31

Meatloaf 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: Meatloaf, mashed potatoes, vegetables, salad, roll, gravy. Dinner for 2, $25 (cash only). 

Climate Change: Solutions from the National to the Local Level
Zoom Discussion | 6:45 p.m.

The League of Women Voters of Saratoga County Environmental Committee and Sustainable Saratoga invite you to join them for a conversation with Congressman Paul Tonko and a panel of student activists about addressing the climate crisis. The discussion will be moderated by Anne Ernst, Sustainable Saratoga board member and Senior Lecturer of Environmental Studies and Sciences at Skidmore College. Congressman Paul Tonko will discuss the actions and goals of the federal government regarding climate change, followed by a panel of local youth activists, who will discuss their experiences. For more information and to register, visit

Thursday, April 1

Create a Wildlife Habitat Garden
Zoom Presentation | 1 – 2 p.m.

Create a safe haven for pollinators such as birds and butterflies, as well as other backyard wildlife. Join Suzanne Balet Haight of Balet Flowers & Design for a discussion of how to create a garden that nurtures wildlife using native plants and eco-friendly gardening practices, to provide food, water, cover, and places to raise young. The National Wildlife Federation offers a Certified Wildlife Habitat program to ceritfy your garden as a habitat attractive to birds, butterflies, and other backyard wildlife. Please register online, Adult program.

Fermenting Vegetables
Zoom Presentation | 6:30 – 8 p.m.

Learn how easy and fun it is to ferment foods at home, including sauerkraut and kim chi. This class will cover equipment, tips, and techniques for successful fermentation, including a demonstration. The health benefits of probiotic bacteria in fermented foods will be discussed. Taught by Diane Whitten, Certified Master Food Preserver, Cornell Cooperative Extension. To register, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or call 518-885-8995. FREE

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