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January 12 - January 18, 2024

Friday, January 12

Fish Fry Friday ?

Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club, 123 State Route 32, Schuylerville | 4 – 7 p.m.

Menu: All dinners are served with coleslaw and sauce also your choice of fries or onion rings: fish fry, chicken tenders, lamb strips, popcorn shrimp, coconut shrimp w/special dipping sauce, buffalo shrimp. Extras: all previous items plus, jalapeno poppers, mozzarella sticks, fried mushrooms, bowl of chowder or quart of chowder, red (Manhattan) or white (New England). Beverages are available. Eat in at our club or call ahead for take out 518-695-3917. All are welcome.

2024 Dr. King Celebration Weekend ?

Please join us for MLK Saratoga’s Annual Dr. King Celebration Weekend, to celebrate and reflect on the work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Events span the entire weekend of January 12-15. This year’s programming offers something for everyone in our community! All events are free & open to the public. For details on all the events, visit www.mlksaratoga.org/2024-dr-king-celebration-weekend. 

Saturday, January 13

Beginner Cross-Country Ski and Snowshoe Introduction ?

Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park, 80 Scout Rd., Wilton

9 – 10 a.m. | Come join our educators as they give you tips and tricks on how to cross-country ski, so you feel comfortable on the trails on your own! January 13, 14, 27 and 28. This program will be on cross-country skis and snowshoes, weather permitting. Snowshoe rentals are made available for public programs courtesy of the Common Roots Foundation grant. Registration is required at least one business day in advance. To sign-up, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., visit the website at wiltonpreserve.org to fill out the registration form, or call the office at 518-450-0321.

Lantern Making Workshop ?

The Children’s Museum at Saratoga, 65 South Broadway Saratoga Springs |11 a.m. – 1 p.m. 

Join us for an enchanting Lantern Making Workshop with the incredibly talented Frank Lombardo! Bring your little ones and get ready to embark on a creative journey as Frank guides them through the magical world of lantern making. Ignite their imagination and watch as they bring their very own lanterns to life! Cost is $12. 

Free Lunch ?

Malta Ridge Methodist Church, 729 Malta Ave. Extension, Malta Ridge | 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. 

A soup and sandwich lunch will be served at no charge. All are welcome. For additional information or directions, please call the church at 518-581-0210.

Medicare Education for Seniors

Saratoga Springs
Public Library, 49 Henry St., Saratoga Springs | 2 – 3 p.m.

Join us for an informational seminar to educate seniors about Medicare, Part A, B, and D, to review Medicare Supplemental plans, and to review Medicare Advantage plans, Part C. Free admission. Please register online www.sspl.org. 

Sunday, January 14

All You Can Eat Breakfast ?

Gansevoort Volunteer Firehouse, 1870 Route 32N, Gansevoort | 8 – 11 a.m. 

Menu: Eggs cooked to order, omelets, pancakes, hash, French toast, home fries, biscuits, sausage gravy, orange Juice, milk, and coffee. Donations: $12 Adults, $10 Seniors 55+, $10 Military and 1st Responders, $8 Children (age 6 – 12) Free kids under 6.

Monthly Breakfast ?

Fish Creek Rod & Gun Club, 123 NY-32, Schuylerville

8 – 11 a.m. | Menu: choose from pancakes – regular, buckwheat, apple cinnamon and blueberry or French toast. Eggs to order, home fries, bacon or sausage, toast, coffee, and orange juice. $12 adults, $6 children.

Monday, January 15

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Storytime ?

The Children’s Museum at Saratoga, 65 South Broadway Saratoga Springs | 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Join us for special Storytime sessions where we’ll share stories that honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Invite your friends and family to join us for a memorable Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Nature on the Move 

Wilton Wildlife Preserve,
80 Scout Rd., Wilton
10:30 – Noon. | Come enjoy nature with others looking to get outside and embrace the winter. This walk is geared towards those with basic fitness levels. Ages 16+ only. Snowshoe rental will be available 15 minutes prior to the program at $3 a pair. Registration is required at least 1 business day in advance. To register, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit wiltonpreserve.org/education/calendar. 

Tuesday, January 16

Town of Greenfield Historical Society Meeting 

Town of Greenfield Community Center, 25 Wilton Rd., Greenfield Center | 7 p.m. Program: Ice Harvesting Hosted by Tom Ragosta, President of the Watervliet Historical Society and Watervliet City Historian. The program will include a brief history of ice harvesting during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries as well as the process used in storing natural ice. The program will include a display of various artifacts used in the ice harvesting process. All are welcome to attend. Note: if Saratoga Springs School system is closed due to bad weather, we will cancel.

Wednesday, January 17

Academy for Lifelong Learning Winter Storyteller Series

Prestwick Chase at Saratoga, 100 Saratoga Boulevard, Saratoga Springs | Noon – 1 p.m. 

Free and open to the public. No reservations required. Sponsored by Prestwick Chase. Storyteller Kelvin Keraga presents Voices from the Shadows. Different storytellers will offer their tales every Wednesday through February 7. If Saratoga Springs City Schools are closed due to weather, that date will be postponed to February 14. For more information on the Academy for Lifelong Learning, visit www.allsaratoga.org or contact Academy Executive Director, Jeff Shinaman at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 518-290-6988.

Pickin’ Session Afternoon Jam 

Milton Community Center, 310 Northline Rd., Ballston Spa

1 – 3 p.m. | Open to the public, free admission & ample free parking. All acoustic musicians who enjoy playing country/western, folk, gospel & bluegrass are welcome to participate. If you don’t play, become part of the audience, and enjoy the music. Bring a snack to share. Beverages provided. Call 518-885-4229 with questions.

Stuffed Chicken Breast Dinner Take Out

Saratoga-Wilton Elks Club,
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. Cost: $15 per dinner. (Cash only). 

Board of Trustees Meeting

Galway Public Library,
2112 East Street, Galway

6:30 p.m. | The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Galway Public Library will meet. The meeting is open to the public. Any questions can be directed to Debra Flint, Library Director, at 518-882-6385.

Thursday, January 18

Bog Meadow Brook Nature Trail Walk

Bog Meadow Brook Nature Trail, Meadowbrook Rd. Entrance, Saratoga Springs

10 – 11 a.m. | Take a hike with our educators to learn new information about the sights and sounds of your favorite Saratoga PLAN trails. Learn about the amazing ecology of a wetland and a forest habitat in the deep winter. You are bound to discover amazing things! Snowshoe rentals are made available for public programs courtesy of the Common Roots Foundation grant. Registration is strongly encouraged at least one business day in advance due to winter parking limitations. To sign-up, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., visit the website to fill out the registration form, or call the office at 518-450-0321.

Let’s Finish What They Started

Saratoga Springs Public Library, 49 Henry St., Saratoga Springs | 7 p.m. The League of Women Voters of Saratoga County is launching its 2024 campaign for women’s equality. Titled “Let’s Finish What They Started,” the event will showcase famous feminists from American history as well as feminist writer Jen Deaderick, author of She the People: A Graphic History…of The Unfinished Road to Women’s Equality. The Saratoga Springs Public Library is a co-sponsor of the evening. For more information, visit www.lwvsaratoga.org; to register, visit www.sspl.org/events.

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