January 21 – January 27, 2022

Friday, January 21 

Eagle Watch
Moreau Lake State Park, 605 Old Saratoga Rd., Gansevoort | 9:30 a.m.
Join an environmental educator on a ride along the Hudson River looking for eagles. We will drive over to different pull offs along Spier Falls Road to stop and look for Bald Eagles. We will drive to a couple different locations then get out of our vehicles to look around for Bald Eagles. Please bring binoculars if you have them. Sighting is not guaranteed. Please call to make reservations at 518-917-2174. Cost is $5 for adults and $1 for children. Meet and pay at the park office. Cost is $5 for adults and $1 for children.

Fish Fry Friday
Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club, 123 Route 32, Schuylerville | 4 – 7 p.m.
Fish Fry Friday will continue every Friday thru April 15. All are welcome, members and non-members. Menu Includes but not limited to: fish fry, chicken fry, clam fry, popcorn shrimp, buffalo shrimp, coconut shrimp, scallops, chowder. Dinners are served with your choice of French fries or onion rings, coleslaw and sauce, ask about our extra’s and beverages. You are welcome to eat in at our club house, or call ahead for take-out. 518-695-3917.

Fundraiser Dinner
The Pincipessa Elena Society, 13 Oak Street, Saratoga Springs | 5 – 7 p.m.
Offering Soup-To-Go this winter, in place of its regular monthly dinners on the third Friday of the month. This dinner will benefit the building fund. The club will offer Pasta E Fagioli and Italian Wedding Soup for $15 a quart; 2 quarts for $25. Curbside pickup only. Open to the public. For more information, call (518) 584-4163. Regular monthly dinners will return in the Spring.

Saturday, January 22

Kid’s Ice Fishing
Moreau Lake State Park, 605 Old Saratoga Rd., Gansevoort | 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Have you ever wondered how to ice fish? Come to Moreau to get a beginner lesson and maybe even reel up a fish. Equipment provided. Registration is required. Please call 518-917-2174. Stop at the office to pay for the event, $1 per child, then head down to the warming hut. Warming hut will be open with hot cocoa. This is weather dependent. If there isn’t enough ice we will cancel.

Upstate Equine Medical Center Lecture and Clinic
362 Rugg Rd., Schuylerville | 2 – 4 p.m.
Take a tour of the new state of the art medical and surgical center. Dr. Steve and Tracy Sedrish will provide a lecture on “What is it like to be a Large Animal Vet.” The youth will participate in hands on opportunities and an activity. This event is open to the public with no registration needed. If you are a Saratoga County 4-H Member, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to sign up.  For more information on the program, please call 518-885-89995. Follow our Saratoga County 4-H Facebook page for more details.

Winter Snowshoe Discovery Walk
Camp Saratoga North, 80 Scout Rd., Gansevoort
3:30 – 4:30 p.m. | Join us for a guided hike all about winter exploration and discovery. Learn how to walk on snowshoes, learn the basics of animal tracking, and learn about different winter adaptations of wildlife found on the Saratoga Sandplains ecosystem. Snowshoe rentals will be available 15 minutes prior to program at $3/pair. Registration is required at least one business day in advance. To register, visit www.wiltonpreserve.org/education/calendar or call 518-450-0321.

Turkey Dinner Drive-Thru
South Glens Falls United Methodist Church, 15 Maplewood Parkway, S. Glens Falls | 4:30 – 6 p.m.
Menu: Turkey, stuffing, potatoes and veggie, tomato soup and homemade dessert. Adults $12, pre-orders recommended, delivery available. 518-793-1152. 

Sunday, January 23

Indoor Craft and Garage Sale
Saratoga-Wilton Elks Club, 1 Elks Lane, Saratoga Springs | 11-3 p.m.
Admission is free. The popular Elks Ladies Auxiliary Indoor Craft and Garage Sale will have over 40 vendors: great parking, bargains galore, and lunch. Household items, sports equipment, hand-made items, clothing, fabrics, food treats, body lotions, and just about anything you can imagine. New vendors signing up every month. A fun activity the entire family enjoys.  All proceeds go to local charities. 8’ table and chairs $15: call Linda 518-289-5470 for information or to sign up for a table(s). Masks should be worn by everyone per NYS Guidelines.

Family Hike
Moreau Lake State Park, 605 Old Saratoga Rd., Gansevoort | 2 p.m. Join us as we hike from the office down to the Warming Hut, across to the lake and back up to the office. We’re sure to see animal habitats and tracks! For kids of all ages and their guardians. Registration is required, please call 518-917-2174. Cost is $1 per child.

Monday, January 24

Dining with Diabetes
Zoom Program| 6:30 p.m. 
Participants will learn how to read the new food labels, count carbohydrates and plan meals using the Plate Method. Also, a discussion on ways to stay motivated to eat healthy and stay active during the current health crisis.  This class offers opportunities to connect with others who are dealing with diabetes.  Healthy recipes, cooking techniques and ideas for making healthier choices at restaurants and grocery stores.  A Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist has been invited to attend one of the sessions. Please register here cornell.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJErf-ygqD4jH9f5xxKk0V3Il8E0bFtmCbCc  to get the Zoom link for the series.  For help with registering or questions, contact Karen from CCE Albany at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or leave a message at 518-765-3552.

Tuesday, January 25

Saratoga Springs Train Stations: Architecture and Impact
Zoom and Facebook | 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Join Saratoga Springs Preservation with author Richard Chait. Through the years there have been many railroads that have served Saratoga Springs and the surrounding area, the Rensselaer & Saratoga, TC Durant’s Adirondack Co Railway, the Fitchburg Branch of the B&M, Saratoga & Mt McGregor, Hudson Valley Railway Co, and the Adirondack Branch and main line of the D&H. These stations not only have notable architecture, but also shaped the economy and growth of Saratoga Springs as a travel destination. Suggested donation $10 or more. Unable to attend live? A recording will be made available to everyone who registers! For additional information or to register, visit www.saratogapreservation.org or call 518-587-5030.

Wednesday, January 26

Baked Ham Dinner Take-out
Saratoga-Wilton Elks Lodge, 1 Elks Lane, Saratoga Springs | 4:30 – 6 p.m.
Menu:  Baked ham, Au Gratin potatoes, vegetable, applesauce, roll, tossed salad. Cost is 2 for $30. (Cash Only). Call Monday or Tuesday between 10 a.m. – noon to place an order. 518-584-2585.

Open House Gaming and Meetup
Mechanicville District Public Library, 190 N. Main St., Mechanicville
5 – 7:30 p.m. | All ages. Bring your own device or use ours. Play chess, meet up with friends or meet new ones.

Thursday, January 27

Coping with Life’s Necessaries
Zoom Presentation | 7 p.m.
Ian Mumpton of the Schuyler Mansion State Historic Site, as part of the Expert Next Door series.  The Schuyler family enjoyed many luxuries as part of their refined lifestyle, but what might their hygiene practices have looked like?  Tickets are available at brooksidemuseum.networkforgood.com/events/38237-expert-next-door-18

Healthy Bake-Along
Zoom Presentation | 7 - 8 p.m. No fee. Presented by Julia Hotaling, Dietetic Intern with Sage Colleges, and Cornell Cooperative Extension. Learn how to prepare two healthy recipes from the comfort of your kitchen. Easy no-bake chocolate peanut butter energy balls and fudgy avocado brownies will be made during this one-hour session. These recipes substitute typical baking ingredients for healthier options to provide guilt-free, delicious desserts. After registering the recipes will be emailed or they can be found on the CCE website on the Events page. Contact Cornell Cooperative Extension Saratoga County - 518-885-8995, or email Diane Whitten at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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