April 16 – April 22, 2021

Friday, April 16

Pasta Fagioli Take-Out
The Principessa Elena Society
13 Oak St., Saratoga Springs | 5 p.m. - 7p.m.
This classic Italian dish of macaroni and beans will be available for $5 per quart.

Saturday, April 17

Zippy Chippy’s 30th Birthday Party
Old Friends at Cabin Creek
483 Sand Hill Rd., Greenfield Center | 12 – 3 p.m.
Reopening to the public to celebrate Zippy Chippy’s 30th birthday! Birthday festivities include a book signing with Artie Bennett, author of The True Story of Zippy Chippy: The Little Horse That Couldn’t, a drink truck, and live fiddle music. A donation of $10 for this event will be gratefully received. Masks are required. Hope you’ll join us! 

Sunday, April 18

 

Dharma Meditation
Caffe Lena, 47 Phila St., Saratoga Springs
9 – 10:15 a.m. | Dharma Meditation with Pierre Zimmerman has returned to an in-person or live format at Caffe Lena! Meetings will be held each Sunday. Please RSVP to Pierre Zimmerman by calling 413-992-7012 or emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 24-hours in advance. Masks must be worn at all times, and coronavirus safety measures, including social distancing, will be practiced. A $10 donation is suggested.

Monday, April 19

 

Wellness Walks
Wilton Wildlife Preserve, 80 Scout Rd., Gansevoort
10:30 – 11:30 a.m. | Come enjoy nature with others looking to get outside. This walk is geared toward gentle exercise and those with basic fitness levels. This program will not take place in bad weather. Registration is required 24 hours in advance of the program. To register, call 518-450-0321 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Face masks are required to be worn throughout the duration of this program. 

Tuesday, April 20

Havurah Vatik April Event
A Zoom presentation | 11 a.m. – Noon. 
Presented by Elizabeth Vernon, a Lee M. Friedman Judaica Technical Services Librarian in the Judaica Division of the Harvard Library. Elizabeth will explore with us how the library documents all aspects of Jewish life: all time periods, all geographic areas, all languages. All the way down to ephemera and junk mail. Just what constitutes Judaica; how do you collect such a wide array of materials; what happens to them? What if you had a question about some arcane aspect of Jewish history, language, culture, religious practice? Ask Elizabeth! Join Zoom Meeting: us02web.zoom.us/j/83284806534?pwd=WnVPbGkrYjk5dTNvMDNOaldNbVZFZz09 Meeting ID: 832 8480 6534 Passcode: 684352

2nd Annual Spring Social – Town of Wilton Democratic Committee
Zoom Presentation | 7 – 8 p.m. 
Presented by Dr. Don Levy, Director of the Siena College Research Institute, home of the renowned Siena Polls. Dr. Levy’s topic will be “Polling and Politics In a Pandemic”. To attend, please RSVP via our ActBlue page: secure.actblue.com/donate/2021-wilton-social. While the event is free, suggested donations of $25 for households and $15 for students would be greatly appreciated. Your donation will support candidates running for office in the Town’s November 2021 election. Donations can be applied through the RSVP process on the ActBlue page.

Wednesday, April 21

Stuffed Shells Dinner
Saratoga-Wilton Elks Lodge
1 Elks Circle, Saratoga Springs | 4:30 – 6 p.m.
For curbside pickup only. Call Monday or Tuesday between 10 a.m. – noon to place an order, 518-584-2585. Menu: stuffed shells, meatballs, sweet sausage, tossed salad, garlic toast. Dinner for 2, $25 (cash only). 

Volunteer Meetings
Zoom, Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park
80 Scout Rd., Wilton | 6 – 7 p.m.
Get caught up on events and the latest programs and projects. Everyone is welcome, from those who are interested in learning more about volunteering to our longtime regulars! This event will be held virtually over Zoom. To register and get this link, please email volunteer coordinator, Erin, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 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. 

Alaska, the Last Frontier
Zoom Presentation | 7 p.m.
Join nature photographer, Peter Benoit, for a photographic journey through the natural wonder of American’s 49th state. Peter travelled to Alaska twice in recent years. His 2016 trip included a plane flight that landed on a glacier below the summit of Denali, the highest peak in North America. In 2018, he traveled by helicopter to Chinitna bay on the shores of Lake Clark National Park to photograph grizzly bears feeding on salmon. Peter Benoit is based in Queensbury, NY. Co-sponsored by the Adirondack Mountain Club. Please register online, sspl.libcal.com/event/6341326. 

Thursday, April 22

2021 AFS Quilt block Viewing Reception
Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main St., Lake Luzerne | 2 – 5 p.m. 
The quilt blocks are in and they’re spectacular!  Come see the magnificent blocks produced by our quilting friends from Plattsburg to North Carolina, and vote for your favorite.  This year’s theme, “Adirondack Mask-erade”, was chosen to represent our resilience to the pandemic. The public is invited to join us at a wine, cheese and hors d’oeuvre reception for our quilters the next day from 3 – 6 p.m. with a chance to vote. Raffle tickets for the finished quilt will be on sale at that time. The drawing will be held at the November Holiday Shop event. For more information call 518-696-2400.

Our World’s Water: An Earth Day Event 
Zoom Presentation | 7 p.m.
Water is essential for all living organisms. Join Malta resident, Mike Hensler, an Aries Chemical (water Treatment Company) consultant as he presents, Our World’s Water, a brief overview of water, why it’s special, what today’s problem is, tomorrow’s looming crisis and what we must do. Together we can unite to lead water initiatives that will save Our World. This is event is free and open to the public. Pre-registration is required. To sign up go to: http://bspl.sals.edu and fill out the registration form. You may also sign up in person, call 518-885-5022 or email Ballston Spa Public Library: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Experts Next Door - Curing in the Mountains
Zoom Presentation | 7 p.m.
Executive Director of Historic Saranac Lake, Amy Catania will discuss Saranac Lake’s fascinating role in the research and treatment of tuberculosis, and how it relates to today’s fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.  Along the way, she will share tales of Saranac Lake’s history, including first-hand accounts from people associated with the research and treatment center. Episodes are free for SCHC members, and $5 for non-members.  Please register in advance at www.brooksidemuseum.org.  Registrants will receive a Zoom link and other relevant information.  For questions, please contact Isobel Connell at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Woodcock Walks
Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park, 80 Scout Rd., Wilton
7:30 – 8:30 p.m. | Learn about this silly-looking critter then take a guided walk at dusk. Join our educators on the trails through the meadows to watch their mating displays and listen for their calls. What makes these birds so unique? Register to find out! Registration is required. To register, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 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. 

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