Friday, April 15
Monthly Fundraiser Dinner
Principessa Elena Society
11-13 Oak St., Saratoga Springs | 5 – 7 p.m.
Home made soups are back. Menu: Pasta Fagioli by the quart, escarole soup by the quart. To benefit the Building Fund. Curbside pick up only. Cost is $15 per quart or 2 for $25. Open to the public. Take out only.
Lenten Fish Fry Takeout
Knights of Columbus #246
50 Pine Rd., Saratoga Springs | 5 p.m.
Menu will include Fried or Baked Haddock ($14) or Fried Clam Strips ($12); meals will include French Fries, Cole Slaw, Tartar Sauce, and Cocktail Sauce. Also, available for purchase will be Macaroni and Cheese ($5) and New England Clam Chowder ($7/pint or $13/quart). Orders will be taken by calling 518-584-8547 between the hours of Noon - 3 p.m. on the Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday prior to the event.
Fish Fry Friday
Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club
123 Route 32, Schuylerville | 4 – 7 p.m.
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.
Wilton Wildlife Preserves
80 Scout Rd., Gansevoort | 8 – 9 p.m.
Are you interested in seeing the Preserve at night? View nature in a new light, as we walk the trails in moonlight. An unforgettable experience for all ages. Additional hike on Saturday, same time. Registration is required via website or calling the office at 518-450-0321.
Saturday, April 16
Empire State Aerosciences Museum
250 Rudy Chase Dr., Glenville | 8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Enjoy an assortment of pancakes, French toast, eggs, sausage, potatoes, juice, coffee, tea, fruit and more. The breakfast is open to the public. At 10 a.m., retired Colonel Dan Swift will talk about his involvement in A-10 Operations in the Air War over Serbia. Fly-In if you would like. Pilots: Tower Frequency 121.3; Ground 121.9. Land at Schenectady County Airport and taxi to Richmor Aviation North. Tell them you are going to ESAM.
Spring Craft Fair
Saratoga-Wilton Elks, 1 Elks Lane, Saratoga Springs
E-sports Gaming Club
Galway Public Library, 2112 East Street, Galway
11 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Suitable for ages middle school thru adults. The 3rd Saturday of each month we provide a safe, relaxed, and friendly atmosphere for fun and competitive video gaming events. There are multiple video game systems and games. We start with a period of free play, where everyone can practice, learn tricks and tips, and meet fellow gamers. Then a specific game is selected, and bracket play begins. Round-robin matches are held until there is a winner for that month. A free book is given to the winner. No cost to participants. For questions or you are interested, please contact the library, 518-882-6385.
Finding Criminals using DNA from Genealogical Databases
Brookside Museum, 6 Charlton St., Ballston Spa
In-person event, co-sponsored by the Saratoga County History Center. A Heritage Hunters of Saratoga County talk by Tobi Kirschmann, owner of DNA Investigations in Saratoga Springs. A DNA analyst, Kirschmann had decades of experience before starting her own business. She had been assisting adoptees in locating their biological relatives, but her preference now is to devote more time to working with law enforcement groups in attempting to solve cold cases. This is also a hybrid program available via Facebook Live. www.facebook.com/brooksidemuseum/live_videos/
Brookside’s Research Library, which includes the Heritage Hunter’s collection, will be open before and after the program, between 12 p.m. and 4 p.m.
Sunday, April 17
Moreau Lake State Park
605 Old Saratoga Rd., Gansevoort | 10 a.m.
This family hike falls on Easter Sunday and we’re eggstatic. We will incorporate a nature themed treasure hunt. Dress for the weather. $5 per adult and $1 per child (cash or check) at the office. Registration is required at least 48 hours in advance call or text 518-917-2174.
Monday, April 18
Trees and Their Bark
Saratoga Springs Public Library, 49 Henry St., Saratoga Springs
1 – 2 p.m. | Join our educators for a walk in Congress Park to learn the difference between coniferous and deciduous trees. Following our hike will be a short craft. To register, call the Saratoga Springs Public Library at 518-584-7860 ext 303.
Tuesday, April 19
Teens only Paint & Sip
Mechanicville District Public Library, 190 N. Main St. Mechanicville
3 p.m. | More information or other events at the library: meclib.sals.edu
The Town of Greenfield Historical Society Program
Community Center, 25 Wilton Road, Greenfield Center | 7 p.m.
Casey Holzworth, a member of Saratoga Plan’s Palmertown Guidance Committee and staff at NYS Parks, will update us on the exciting things that are happening in the Palmertown Range and the Sarah B. Foulke Friendship Trails. This planned network of trails in Northern Saratoga County, emphasize celebrating friendship, building community, and connecting people from all walks of life to nature and to each other. All are welcome.
Wednesday, April 20
Olde Saratoga Seniors Meeting
Town Hall, 12 Spring St., Schuylerville | Noon | It will be a sandwich luncheon followed by tea cup auction. Dessert will be provided. Future trips will be discussed. All are welcome including new members. For more information, contact Pat Temple at 518-338-2329
Meatloaf Dinner Take-Out
Saratoga Wilton Elks, 1 Elks Lane, Saratoga Springs | 4:30 – 6 p.m.
For take-out only. Menu: meatloaf, mashed potatoes, vegetable, salad, roll, gravy. Dinner for 2 / $30 (cash only). Place order Monday or Tuesday between 10 a.m. – noon, 518-584-2585.
Homesteader Fencing 101
4-H Training Center, 556 Middleline Rd., Ballston Spa | 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
“Good Fences make for good neighbors. They make for better livestock!” In-person with Nicolina Foti. Cost is $10. Fences are the patchwork of any farm or homestead, and choosing the right material for the job can make all the difference between a good experience with livestock or not. The art of a good fence comes down to the material, tools, and how to use them. While it takes time to perfect, this class will address the basics so you can choose the best fence and tools to keep your livestock in or out! Call our office at 518-885-8995 to sign up/payment for these workshops or with any questions you may have.
Zoom Presentation | 7 p.m. | A look at a Growing Environmental Problem, Featuring Anne Ernst. Our growing problem with plastic pollution is causing a host of negative human health and environmental impacts. Are there solutions? This free event is co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Saratoga County and Sustainable Saratoga. Register at: us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMrcu6uqj8vGNJ1IuXz7epMFou8ZO9h6FMx
Thursday, April 21
H.O.P.E. Fundraising Dinner
The Inn at Saratoga, 231 Broadway, Saratoga Springs | 5 – 9 p.m. Enjoy a meal and or drinks and 20% percent of proceeds will be donated to H.O.P.E. to help homeless pets. Music will be provided by Jeff Walton and many fun raffle items will be available to win! Reservations are suggested and can be made at 518-583-1890. Thanks, from the animals!