November 4 – 10, 2022

Friday, November 4

Holiday Online Auction

www.32auctions.com/TLCHolidayAuction2022 

The auction helps support the Tri-County Literacy Center’s programs for the upcoming year. The auction will run until Sunday, November 13 at 6 p.m. Items range from a handmade premium white pine cradle to a framed, numbered, and signed print by world-renowned artist Peter Corbin. There are items suitable for all ages, including 2023 passes to Six Flags Great Escape, a handmade German beer stein, and a Mammut Trion 35L Backpack. Winning bidders will be able to pick up their items at the Tri-County Literacy Center’s office in Crandall Library on Monday, November 14, Wednesday, November 16, Thursday, November 17 and Friday, November 18 from 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. each day. Also, Tuesday, November 15, 3:30 and 5:30 p.m. Schedule pickup outside those times, by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call/text 518-793-7414. Payment by check or cash at pickup.

Saturday, November 5

Winter Coat Sale Fundraiser

Gateway House of Peace
479 Rowland St., Ballston Spa | 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

All proceeds go to Gateway House of Peace, a donor driven End-of-life home that cares for local resident & families during loved one’s final days. 

Anne Best’s Exploring Foraging 

Galway Public Library
2112 East St. Galway | 10:30 a.m.

Anne will focus on the wild edibles available this time of year. Anne has had a lifelong interest in all things natural. She went to The NY State College of Environmental Science and Forestry, studying Forest Biology, then on to Cobleskill College to study Landscape Design and Horticulture. This program is appropriate for all ages. Please register at 518-882-6385. More information is available at www.galwaypubliclibrary.org.

Annual Harvest Supper

Old Saratoga Reformed Church
48 Pearl St., Schuylerville | 4:30 to 6 p.m.

On Saturday, November 5, supper will be continuously served. This year it is a drive through dinner only. The menu is baked ham, mashed potatoes and gravy, squash, green beans, Dutch Kraut, roll and homemade apple crisp. Ticket price is $15. Takeout is the only option. For reservations call 518-695-6638. Pickup – enter driveway by the lower alley end, pull up to the front door and server will bring your dinner out to you. 

Sunday, November 6

Concert: Music Company Orchestra 

Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library
475 Moe Rd., Clifton Park | 2 p.m.

Join us for a musical afternoon with this 60-piece volunteer community orchestra conducted by Dr. Gerald Lanoue. The orchestra plays a wide range of classical and pops music. For more information call 518-371-8622. www.cphlibrary.org

Monday, November 7

Preschool Nature Hour – Fall Leaves

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

This program is for our youngest explorers, ages 3-6 where we use children’s’ love of nature to teach them simple concepts. We will go on a short walk followed by a fun nature-based craft. 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.

Voices from the Haunted Past: Ghost Stories and Folklore from the Stockade 

Galway Town Hall, 5910 Sacandaga Rd., Galway
7 p.m. | Join the Galway Preservation Society at their monthly meeting. Michael Diana, Schenectady County Historical Society’s Education and Program Manager, will give a presentation on spirit sightings, strange occurrences, and folklore from the historic Stockade. All are welcome to attend. 

Tuesday, November 8

Election Day Chili Meal

Malta Ridge United Methodist Church
729 Malta Ave. Extension, Malta | 11:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

The menu will feature chili, roll, salad, and cookies for dessert. Eat-in and take-out is available. Donation is $10. Call 518-581-0210 for directions or large takeout orders. 

Election Day Brooks Chicken BBQ 

First Presbyterian Church, 22 West High St., Ballston Spa | 4 – 7 p.m. or until sold out. Half chicken, coleslaw, roll, baked potato, and dessert for only $15. Take out only. No reservations needed. First come first serve. Help us support the local community. All proceeds help families in the Ballston Spa area.

Election Day Chicken & Biscuit Dinner

Middle Grove United Methodist Church

429 Middle Grove Rd., Middle Grove | 4 – 7 p.m. Drive Thru - Take out only. Dinner includes chicken & gravy, peas & carrots, biscuit, cranberry relish, and apple crisp. Tickets are $12 for adults, $6 for children ages 5-10, children five & younger eat free. 

Wednesday, November 9

The Heritage Garden Club Annual Card Party and Luncheon 

Knights of Columbus, 50 Pine Street, Saratoga Springs | Noon Registration, 12:30 p.m. Buffet Lunch. Buffet Menu from Panera Bread: Autumn squash soup, assorted selection of sandwiches, chips, cookies, coffee & tea, selection of drinks. Please R.S.V.P. Tickets are $25 each. Tell us if you need a table for 2, 4, or more. Send checks made out to Heritage Garden Club along with phone number to Anne Hunscher, 209 Daketown Rd., Greenfield Ctr., 12833. For more information call Sharon Meyer at 518-258-1511. After lunch cards and games. Reserve early for a fun filled afternoon of cards and games, door prizes and raffle baskets! Please bring your own cards and games. 

Sautéed Chicken and Sausage over Penne Pasta Dinner

Saratoga Wilton Elks, 1 Elk Lane, Saratoga Springs | 4:30 – 6 p.m.
For curbside pickup only. Menu: sautéed chicken, sausage, in a pink sauce over penne pasta, tossed salad, garlic toast. Dinner for 2 / $30. Cash only. Call Monday or Tuesday between 10 a.m. – noon to place an order, 518-584-2585. 

Saratoga Springs Medispa Grand Re-Opening

7 Wells Street - Suite 303, Saratoga Springs | 4 – 7 p.m.

Join us as we celebrate the expansion of our medispa! We’re excited to showcase our beautiful new Private Spa Party/Couples Spa Suite. Our staff will be on hand to talk about Ultherapy (non-surgical “face lift” treatment), ThermiVa and our new Secret RF Microneedling treatments! You’ll enjoy bubbly, light bites, and have the chance to WIN our GRAND PRIZE...a Private Spa Party for four valued at $600! Extra event perks include a goody bag loaded with product samples from HydroPeptide and Epionce and exclusive booking discounts on Ultherapy, Thermiva for treatments booked during the event and more! Purchase our NEW VIP Injectables Club Membership ($200 annual membership fee) at the event and receive a FREE 1-hour Massage AND a FREE Signature Facial! (a $205 value!) Do not miss this event! Space is limited, advanced registration is required. All attendees must register online at Yarinsky.com under “Book Now” and then select “Workshops.”

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.

Thursday, November 10

Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series

Saratoga Springs Public Library, H. Dutcher Room
49 Henry St., Saratoga Springs | Noon – 1 p.m.

Join Chris Carola, freelance writer and former reporter with the Associated Press in Albany as he tells the stories of some of the many residents of Saratoga Springs and nearby communities who served in the military during World War II. Using Saratogian newspaper clippings compiled by a WWII veteran, archival material, wartime photographs and his own interviews with WWII veterans. Carola will talk about how Saratogians served with every branch of the U.S. military and saw action in every theater of the conflict, with special emphasis on families who had multiple members serving in uniform at the same time. Free and open to the public. Registration is required at www.sspl.org. 

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