October 28 – November 3, 2022

Friday, October 28

Owl Prowls

Wilton Wildlife Preserve, 80 Scout Rd. Wilton
6 – 7 p.m. | Join us for a nighttime hike to look and listen for owls. Learn about their amazing adaptions that make the fantastic nighttime predators. Following the program, take home an owl pellet to dissect and discover the diet of an owl and identify bones of its prey. Group sizes are limited. This program is intended for ages 5 and up. To register call the library at 518-584-7860 ext. 303. 

Baskets for Ben Fundraising Event

Queensbury Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6196
32 Luzerne Road, Queensbury | 4:30 – 7 p.m.

Live auction of baskets, Adirondack Firepit and Wheelbarrow of Wines. Please join us for great company, sumptuous local restaurant foods with bakery desserts and beverages, with entertainment and a cash bar. Ben’s Fund supports children with need in conjunction with over 60 schools in Warren, Washington, Saratoga, and Essex Counties. Additionally, the Fund awards 20 scholarships to qualifying graduating seniors from ten local school districts. We also donate household and personal care items to 12 local food pantries. For full details, visit www.benosbornfund.org

Saturday, October 29

10th Annual Pints for Preservation Pub Crawl

Druthers Brewing Company
381 Broadway, Saratoga Springs | 3 p.m.

Features stops at bars located in historic buildings throughout downtown Saratoga Springs! All proceeds from this event support the Foundation’s mission to promote the preservation and enhancement of the architectural, cultural, and landscaped heritage of Saratoga Springs. Take part in an Architectural Scavenger Hunt to win a “Major Award.” Raffle tickets will also be available to win several prizes from local businesses! Purchase tickets online at www.saratogapreservation.org. 

Chicken and Biscuit Dinner

The Old Stone Church
159 Stone Church Rd., Ballston Spa | 4 – 7 p.m.

Curb side pickup only chicken and biscuit dinner. Dinners Include Chicken and Biscuit with Green Beans, Carrots, Peas, Gravy, Cranberry Sauce, and a choice of a slice of pumpkin, apple, or fudge pecan pie all for $12. To reserve your dinner call 518-522-4482 or 518-583-1002. Be sure to include the number of dinners, your choice of pie and time of pick up. For more information call Ann at 518-885-4034. We look Forward to seeing you there.

Sunday, October 30

A Concert You Won’t Want To Miss

Saratoga United Methodist Church
5th Avenue & Henning Road, Saratoga Springs

3 p.m. | Celebrate Halloween with a treat from the Saratoga Chamber Players by welcoming the New Jersey String Quartet. The Quartet includes cellist Eric Bartlett, a frequent musician with the Chamber Players who recently retired from the New York Philharmonic Orchestra. He joined forces with violinists Sheryl Staples and Yulia Ziskel and violist Cong Wu, all current member of the NY Philharmonic. They will offer a program of Mozart’s Divertimento in F Major, K 138; Shoshtakovich’s String Quartet No. 8 in G minor, op. 110 and Schubert’s Quartet no.13 in A minor, “Rosamunde.” Tickets are $20 - $30 available online at www.eventbrite.com/e/sounds-from-the-new-jersey-string-quartet-tickets-391675882107

Monday, October 31

Nature on the Move 

Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park
80 Scout Rd. Wilton | 10:30 a.m.

Come enjoy nature with others looking to get outside. This walk is geared towards gentle exercise and those with basic fitness levels, ages 16 and up. This program will not take place in bad weather. Visit wiltonpreserve.org and click the “Public Programs” tab to register online. For more information, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 518-450-0321.

Tuesday, November 1

Saratoga Retired Teachers Meeting

Longfellows Restaurant
500 Union Ave. (Rte. 9P), Saratoga Springs | 12 p.m.

For membership information, call 518-587-5356.

Jigsaw Puzzle Challenge

Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library
475 Moe Rd., Clifton Park | 6 p.m.

A two-hour jigsaw puzzle competition to see which team can complete a 500-piece puzzle the fastest. The Library provides puzzles and prizes. Register your team of 2-4 to participate. Recommended for ages 12 and up. Registration required. 518-371-8622. www.cphlibrary.org

Wednesday, November 2

Olde Saratoga Seniors Meeting

Town Hall, 35 Spring St., Schuylerville | 12 p.m. All veterans welcome to attend. More information contact Pat Temple at 518-338-2329

Roast Pork Dinner

Saratoga Wilton Elks, 1 Elk Lane, Saratoga Springs | 4:30 – 6 p.m.

For curbside pickup only. Menu: Roast Pork, mashed potatoes, vegetable, stuffing, applesauce, gravy, and roll, tossed salad. Dinner for 2 / $30. Cash only. Call Monday or Tuesday between 10 a.m. – noon to place an order, 518-584-2585. 

Town of Greenfield Leo Club

Greenfield Community Center, 25 Wilton Rd., Greenfield Center 

6 p.m. | The club meets the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month (unless bad weather – zoom meeting). The objective is to provide the youth of the world with an opportunity for development and contribution, individually and collectively, as responsible members of the local, national, and international community. Motto: Leadership – Develop skills as a project organizer, time manager and team leader. Experience – Learn how teamwork, cooperation and collaboration can bring exciting changes to your community and the world. Opportunity – make friends and feel the rewards of community service. Leo Chair is Brittney Campbell. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to RSVP.

Poetry Night

Caffè Lena, 47 Phila St., Saratoga Springs | 7 p.m.

Reading by Susan Comninoa.  An open mic poetry reading will follow. Doors open for sign-ups at 6:30 p.m. and the readings will start at 7 p.m. The host for the event will be Carol Graser and the cost is $5 general, free for students. The featured reading will also be livestreamed. You can find a link for the livestream at caffelena.org. 583-0022.

Saratoga County History Center Annual Meeting

21 Fairground Ave., Ballston Spa | 7 p.m.

The trustees offer a “show and tell” featuring some of their favorite items from the SCHC collection, an overview of upcoming exhibits, and their vision for the future. The annual budget will be presented, and there will be voting for new trustees. The event is open to the public. Please check the website (www.brooksidemuseum.org) and social media accounts (@SaratogaCoHistory) for updates and announcements.

Thursday, November 3

Green Drinks

Library Room at Harvey’s, 14 Phila St., Saratoga Springs | 5 - 6:30 p.m.

Green Drinks is a “green gathering” for those who work, volunteer, or have a passion for promoting the environment, conservation, and sustainability. Join us at Harvey’s to meet new people, learn about local green initiatives, and share what you’ve been working on.

Social Security Information Program

Ballston Spa Public Library, 21 Milton Ave., Ballston Spa | 6 – 7 p.m.

For individuals ages 55-70. This program is designed to help attendees learn how to maximize their Social Security benefits prior to collecting them. Presented by John Kalil, a Social Security Claiming Strategist and the President of Retirement Solutions, LLC. Get answers to some of the most frequently asked questions. Open to the public, free to attend. Due to COVID restrictions, seating is limited, and advance registration is required. RSVP directly to the library at 518-885-5022. 

Book Club After Dark

Ballston Spa Public Library, 21 Milton Ave., Ballston Spa | 6:30 p.m. 

Hey Book Lovers! Join us for the first organizational meeting of the Book Club After Dark group. Participants should come armed with their favorite recent read titles and authors for a lively discussion. The December book selection, The Silent Patient by, Alex Michaelides, will be passed out during the meeting. The event is free and open to patrons 18 years old and up. For further information please call, 518-885-5022 or visit bspl.sals.edu. 

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