April 2 – April 8, 2021

Friday, April 2

Takeout Fish Fry
Ballston Spa Elks Lodge #2619, 10 Hamilton St., Ballston Spa | 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.

The menu will include fish fry, fries, and coleslaw. The cost is $10 (cash only). Beverages available for an addition $1. To place your order call 518-885-1149 or simply email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Additional quantities available at the door while supplies last. Proceeds support Elks Charities. Ballston Spa Elks will proudly make a donation to the Union Fire Station while their annual Fish Fry is on hold this year.

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 fry, clam fry, popcorn shrimp fry, buffalo shrimp, and chowder. Ask about our extras and specials and beverages. Everyone is invited, Covid 19 rules will apply. 

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. 

Thee Mr. E Band
VFW Post 420, 130 Excelsior Ave., Saratoga Springs | 6 p.m.

Food is available and great drink prices. All are Welcome. We practice social distancing. Support our Veterans and local music. For inquiries call 518-584-9686.

Saturday, April 3

K9 Easter Egg Hunt
Hudson Crossing Park, Route 4, Schuylerville

Grab your leash, pup, and head to Hudson Crossing Park for the best K9 Easter Egg Hunt around! HCP invites family members of the four-legged variety to have a special K9 Easter Egg Hunt all their own. Plastic eggs are “hidden” throughout the park and packed with treats courtesy of Lazy Dog Cookie Company of Ballston Spa! Social distancing is necessary. Please take the eggs that you find home with you. Your donation online is appreciated. $10 per dog suggested donation. CDC guidelines will be followed. The event will also take place on Sunday, April 4. Visit www.hudsoncrossingpark.org/upcoming-events/2021/4/3/k9-easter-egg-hunt. 

Mind Body Soul Expo
Saratoga Springs City Center, 522 Broadway, Saratoga Springs | 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Come discover, explore, and experience 130+ Health, Wellness, and Holistic Vendors, demonstrations, interactive exhibits, 16 Free presentations and lectures, 8 Free classes and workshops, 8 stage performances, local Saratoga businesses, Free samples, Healing and Meditation Room (upstairs with elevator access) and much, much more. We will be in the entire venue (upstairs and all of downstairs).

Sunday, April 4

Happy Easter!

Monday, April 5

Wellness Walk
Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park, 80 Scout Rd., Wilton | 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Come enjoy nature with others looking to get outside. This walk is geared towards gentle exercise and those with basic fitness levels. This program will not take place in bad weather. To register, please contact the Park & Preserve Office via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by calling 518-450-0321. Please provide your name, phone number, email and the number of people attending within your party. Registrations must be made at least 24 hours in advance of the program. You will receive a confirmation email if you have been successfully registered. Facemasks are required to be worn throughout the duration of this program.

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. To close the series, Dustin Lewis of Saratoga County Soil and Water Conservation District along with Jessica Holmes and Nicolina Foti of CCE Saratoga present Farmland Evaluation. In this workshop, participants will learn how to find the best fit between agricultural land and farm operation. 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 ccesaratoga.org and for more information on Saratoga PLAN and their work, please visit www.saratogaplan.org.

Tuesday, April 6

Dining with Diabetes
Zoom Presentation | Noon

A program for people with diabetes or prediabetes and their family members offered by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Saratoga County. Participants will learn how to fit carbohydrates into a healthy menu, effectively use food labels, choose meals at a restaurant, and adopt other healthy habits to help manage diabetes through healthy eating. Recipe ideas provided. Time provided for Q&A. Diabetes and Covid19 will be discussed. Diane Whitten, Cornell Cooperative Extension nutrition educator, will present helpful tips and facilitate discussion, guest speakers will include a Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist. For help with Zoom or other program details contact Cornell Cooperative Extension Saratoga County- 518-885-8995, or email Diane at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Frog Watch
Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park, 80 Scout Rd., Wilton | 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Learn how to identify frogs and toads by sight and sound as their season rapidly approaches! Take a walk with our educators around vernal ponds and listen for their calls. Register by calling the library at 518-584-7860 ext. 305. Registrations must be made at least 24 hours in advance of the program. You will receive a confirmation email if you have been successfully registered. Please note, facemasks are required to be worn throughout the duration of this program.

Wednesday, April 7

Nesting Birds
Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park, 80 Scout Rd., Wilton | 11 a.m. – Noon

Take a hike to look for nesting birds, followed by a craft. Can you make a nest better than a bird? Let's find out! This program has a $3 supply fee. Registration is required. To register, please contact the Park & Preserve Office via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by calling 518-450-0321. Please provide your name, phone number, email and the number of people attending within your party. Registrations must be made at least 24 hours in advance of the program. You will receive a confirmation email if you have been successfully registered. Please note, facemasks are required to be worn throughout the duration of this program.

Roast Pork 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: roast pork, mashed potatoes, vegetable, stuffing, applesauce, gravy, roll and tossed salad. Dinner for 2, $25 (cash only). 

Thursday, April 8

Planning and Planting a Herbal Medicinal Garden
Zoom Presentation | Noon – 1:30 p.m.

Join Herbalist Lise Fuller for a webinar addressing the necessary steps for planting and enjoying a beautiful, yet practical, medicinal herbal garden. Topics covered will include placement and design of garden, selecting the proper plants based on location, garden maintenance, and how to preserve and prepare your herbs. Registration is required to receive the Zoom connection information. Please register online at the Saratoga Springs Public Library, www.sspl.org. 

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