Friday, March 17
Free Tax Prep
Mechanicville District Public Library, 190 N. Main St. Mechanicville | AARP Tax Volunteers are now taking appointments. Stop in today to schedule. Phone: 518-664-4646, meclib.sals.edu.
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.
Fish Fry Friday ?
Knights of Columbus Council #246, 50 Pine Rd., Saratoga Springs | 5 – 7 p.m. Fish Fry Friday will run throughout Lent, February 24 - April 7. Advance call-in of orders Wednesdays - Fridays between noon - 3 p.m. Menu includes Fried or Baked Haddock ($15) or Fried Clam Strips ($12), each with French Fries, Cole Slaw, Tartar Sauce, and Cocktail Sauce; Macaroni and Cheese ($5); New England Clam Chowder (pint - $7/quart - $13); Single Order of French Fries ($3); and Dessert ($2 - when available). Call 518-584-8547 to place your order or for more information.
Saturday, March 18
Fly-In Breakfast ?
The Empire State Aerosciences Museum, 250 Rudy Chase Drive, Glenville | 8:30 am – 10:30 a.m. Enjoy an assortment of pancakes, French toast, eggs, sausage, potatoes, juice, coffee, tea, fruit and more. Open to the public. At 10 a.m. Patrick Chaisson, will present an exciting multi-media presentation “Wings of Victory: Aircraft Production in New York State during WWII”. Join us as Chaisson examines New York State’s role in building warplanes for the Second World War. Chaisson will discuss such iconic airplanes as the Grumman Hellcat and Republic. 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.
Community Rummage Sale and Chowder Fest ?
Soup-er Saturday ?
South Glens Falls United Methodist Church, 15 Maplewood Parkway, S. Glens Falls | 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. We will be making various soups in our church kitchen. Customers will get unlimited soup plus dunking bread & dessert. Cost is $10. The fellowship hall will be open for dining in and there will be a grab & go option. Call 518-793-1152 with questions.
Preserving Family History.
Town of Saratoga’s Town Hall, 12 Spring Street, Corner of Routes 29 and 4, Schuylerville | 1 p.m.
A Heritage Hunters of Saratoga County talk by Clifton Park Historian John Scherer. Using research, he did on Albany County’s Ten Eyck family; John will show us how he traced the ownership of 18th-century furniture and artifacts through various members to about 1960. It is a study of what generations value and preserve for their successors, and will surely invite discussion.
Brook’s Chicken Bar-B-Q Takeout
Stillwater United Church, 747 Hudson Avenue, Stillwater | 4-6 p.m. Pre-order dinners and schedule a pick-up time before Thursday, March 16 by calling 518-664-7984. Price $15 for half-chicken, baked potato, coleslaw, and cake. Pick-up window is at back of the church on Palmer Street. Dinner will be delivered to your car.
Music and More ?
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Saratoga Springs, 624 North Broadway, Saratoga Springs | Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Event starts at 7 p.m. An evening of entertainment - Piano, Guitar, Vocals, Penny Whistle, Drums, Drama and more. Wine and homemade desserts will be available for purchase before the event and during intermission. Cost of admission $15; $40 for a family. Attendees may register to come in person to the church or to participate via zoom. For more information, call 518-587-0403. To register go to: https://uusaratoga.breezechms.com/form/musicandmore2023
Sunday, March 19
Concert: New York Dulcimer Orchestra?
Clifton Park Halfmoon Public Library, 475 Moe Rd., Clifton Park | 2 p.m. The 15-piece New York Dulcimer Orchestra’s varied repertoire includes classical favorites, hymns, spirituals, Celtic tunes, and selections from the American Songbook. 518-371-8622. www.cphlibrary.org
Monday, March 20
The Thymly Herb Garden Group Monthly Meeting
Parkinson Support Group
Saratoga Springs Public Library, 49 Henry St., Saratoga Springs | 1 p.m.
High School Musical 2 Auditions
Saratoga Children’s Theatre, 615 Maple Avenue, Suite 3, Saratoga Springs | 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. Join us for a show that is quintessentially Summer as the gang from East High heads to the country club! Based on the hit Disney Channel Original Movie, High School Musical 2 includes both high octane dance numbers and powerful ballads from the film, creating a thrilling ensemble show that’s fun for all ages. Please prepare 30-60 seconds A Cappella or with a karaoke track, a song in the style of the show. You will be seen in the order you arrive. If you have a headshot and resume, please bring it along. Performances will be June 2 – 4. Ages 9 – 18. Fill out the online audition form prior to auditions at https://www.saratogachildrenstheatre.org
Tuesday, March 21
Historian Tea Talk: The Mott’s Apple Empire
Brookside Museum Long Room, 21 Fairground Avenue, Ballston Spa | 3 p.m. The Saratoga County History Center is hosting a monthly series of informal Historian Tea Talks, presented by historians from around the county. March’s program is Halfmoon Town Historian Lynda Bryan on the Mott’s apple empire. Tea and cookies will be served. Reservations are highly recommended as seating is limited and demand is expected to be high.
Brooks BBQ Takeout
Saratoga Senior Center, 5 Williams St., Saratoga Springs | 3:30-6:00pm
Choose from Chicken Dinner $14 or Rib Dinner $20. Dinners include baked potato, coleslaw & dinner roll. Drive through pick up, skip finding a parking space and getting out of the car! Bulk Orders Delivery available for orders of 10 or more. We will deliver to your home or office! Day of sales will be available, while they last. Call the Center to order now! 518-584-1621
Rock City Falls: Forgotten Crossroads
Town of Greenfield Community Center, 25 Wilton Road, Greenfield Center | 7 p.m. The Town of Greenfield Historical Society Program. Former Milton Town Historian Karen Staulters and the Forgotten Crossroads Video. This video will take us back to the Glory Days of Rock City Falls. We’ll learn how the community grew from its early beginnings to a time when the mills flourished and how that same community responded with the closing of the mills. Refreshments will be served. All are welcome.
Wednesday, March 22
Stuffed Chicken Breast 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: boneless stuffed chicken breast with gravy, mashed potatoes, vegetable, cranberry sauce, roll, tossed salad. Dinner for 2 / $30. (cash only).
Thursday, March 23
Live Irish Music with Tim O’Shea & Friends
Saratoga Senior Center, 5 Williams St., Saratoga Springs |1 p.m.
Experience the music of Ireland’s west coast with a master of the genre, Killarney’s own Tim O’Shea! His musical repertoire draws from the dance music of his native Sliabh Luachra and West Kerry folk traditions. Scones and coffee served. Please sign up, $5.