February 17 – February 23, 2023

Friday, February 17

The Flurry “Winter Roots” Festival ?

Saratoga Springs City Center,
522 Broadway, Saratoga Springs

The Flurry “Winter Roots” Festival will be held February 17-19. This winter’s Flurry will offer over 100 sessions of live music and dance for all. Adult prices range from $38-$145.  More information about tickets, the schedule of sessions, performers, and volunteer opportunities can be found at www.flurryfestival.org. View details of the covid policy at www.flurryfestival.org/winter-covid-policy.

Fish Fry Fridays ?

Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club, 123 NY-32, Victory Mills | 4- 7 p.m.

Friday Night Fish Fry will be back for 2023. It will run through April 7. Various menu items are available from fried fish to chicken tenders with French fries, Cole slaw and chowder also available. For more information call 518-695-3917.

Carnegie Hall Ensemble Connect Residency Performance ?

Skidmore College, Arthur Zankel Music Center, 815 N. Broadway, Saratoga Springs | 7:30 p.m.

Visit Ensemble Connect, a group of the finest young professional classical musicians based out of Carnegie Hall, celebrates its 16th year at Skidmore. Concert Program: JENNIFER HIGDON | Dark Wood, MOZART | Quintet for Piano and Winds in E-flat Major, K. 452, MICHI WIANCKO | 7 Kinships (NY Premiere, commissioned by Carnegie Hall), R. SCHUMANN | Piano Quintet. Tickets are available for purchase at the box office. 

Saturday, February 18

Fly-In Breakfast ?

Empire State Aerosciences Museum, 250 Rudy Chase Drive, 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. Ken Haefner will discuss what it was like to work at the GE Flight Test Center (ESAM) in the 1960’s.  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.

World War II Home Front Years 

Town of Saratoga Town Hall,
12 Spring St., Schuylerville
1 p.m. | A Heritage Hunters of Saratoga County talk by Saratoga Springs Historian Mary Ann Fitzgerald will document for us what happened during those World War II Home Front years, including some unexpected tragedies. More than a thousand volunteers, from all over Saratoga County, gave vast hours of service to support the war effort between 1939 and 1951. Public is welcome. For information, call 518-885-9309 

Sunday, February 19

All You Can Eat Breakfast ?

Gansevoort Firehouse,
1870 State Route 32N, Gansevoort

8 – 11 a.m. | Menu includes: eggs cooked to order, omelets, pancakes, hash, French toast, home fires, biscuits and sausage gravy, orange juice, milk and coffee. Donations: $12 adults, $10 Seniors 55+, $11 Military and First Responders, $8 children ages 6 – 12. Kids under 6 are free. 

Monday, February 20

Saratoga Parkinson’s Disease Support Group

Saratoga Springs Public Library, Dutcher Community Room,
49 Henry St., Saratoga Springs

1 p.m. | “Driving Evaluations” with speaker Donna Stressel, OTR/L, CDI, CDRS, Sunnyview Rehab Hospital. Contact:  Kevin McCullough This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
518-222-4247, Marie Thorne This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Tuesday, February 21

February Break Drama Camp with Elyse Young ?

Malta Community Center,
One Bayberry Drive, Malta

10 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Town of Malta Parks and Recreation Department announces February Break Drama Camp for ages 10-15 will run Tuesday, Feb. 21 through Friday, Feb. 24 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. The camp will be taught by Malta’s Artistic Director Elyse Young and will include acting skills, vocal techniques, theater games, crafts, rehearsals and performance of a short play. For more information, go to www.maltaparksrec.com or contact 518-899-4411.

Sled Dogs of Denali National Park ?

Ballston Spa Public Library,
21 Milton Avenue, Ballston Spa

1 p.m. | Kids in grades kindergarten through 3rd grade will learn about Sled Dogs of Denali National Park. Participants will listen to a Denali National Park Ranger Zoom talk about the jobs and lives of sled dogs. Then kids will partake in associated crafts and activities. Limit 20. Registration is required. Please stop in or call 518-885-5022.

Peace, Love, and Chocolate Sundaes 

Community Center, 25 Wilton Rd, Greenfield Center | 7 p.m.

Town of Greenfield Historical Society program focuses on the Best Hot Fudge Sauce that began in Greenfield in 2001 and is going strong today. Owner Katie Camarro will share highlights of the company’s 20+ year journey of making our world a sweeter place. Rumor has it that refreshments will be provided by Sundaes Best. Yes, Sundaes Best Hot Fudge Sauce will be available for purchase. You don’t want to miss this meeting! All are welcome to attend.

Wednesday, February 22

Scrapbooking for Kids ?

Ballston Spa Public Library,
21 Milton Avenue, Ballston Spa

1 p.m. | Turn those pictures on your phone into a one-of-a-kind scrapbook! Join Mary from Mary’s Memory Maker as she shows you how to create your very own scrapbook. Kids are asked to bring 10-15 printed out pictures to the event. They can be on a theme (a vacation, your pets, friends) or they can be random pictures. This free event is designed for kids in grades 5-8. Limit 10. Registration is required. Stop in or call 518-885-5022.

Fried Fish Dinner

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

Take out only. Call Monday or Tuesday between 10 a.m. – Noon to place an order. 518-584-2585. Menu: fried fish, mac and cheese, tartar sauce, cold slaw, roll. Dinner for 2 / $30. (cash only). 

Galway Photography Club

Galway Public Library, Community Room, 2112 East Street, Galway | 6 p.m. After our January meeting was canceled due to weather, we rescheduled Schenectady Daily Gazette Photographer Erica Miller to speak to our group and share some of her photographs. Our meetings, which are held year-round on the last Wednesday of each month, provide a safe, relaxed, and friendly atmosphere for those at all levels of photography to share their photography and learn how to improve their technical and artistic skills. For more information contact: Dave Waite at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Thursday, February 23

Code Ninja Camp ?

Ballston Spa Public Library,
21 Milton Avenue, Ballston Spa

1 p.m. | Kids in grades 3 through 5 are invited to attend Computer enthusiast of all abilities will learn all about coding with our friends from Code Ninjas. Limit 12. Registration is required. Please stop in or call 518-885-5022.

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