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January 19 - 25, 2024

Friday, January 19

Fish Fry Friday ?

Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club, 123 State Route 32, Schuylerville

4 – 7 p.m. | Every Friday through March 29. Menu: All dinners are served with coleslaw and sauce also your choice of fries or onion rings: fish fry, chicken tenders, clam 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.

Saturday, January 20

Fly-In Breakfast ?

Empire State Aerosciences Museum, 250 Rudy Chase Dr., Glenville | 8:30 – 10:30 a.m.

Enjoy pancakes, French toast, eggs, sausage, potatoes, juice, coffee, tea, fruit and more. Breakfast is open to the public. At 10 a.m., Mary Brant and Larry Zeglin will present a PowerPoint Presentation about the creation of the “Legacy Project’’, a respite for all Veterans, their families and the public who will experience, a place of welcome, camaraderie, remembrance and even perhaps, vindication. 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.

NYS Emergency Training Program

Ballston Spa Public Library,
21 Milton Ave., Ballston Spa

11 a.m. | With severe weather events becoming more frequent and more extreme, it is more important than ever that New Yorkers are prepared for disasters. Presented by the New York State Citizen Preparedness Corps, this training program teaches residents to have the tools and resources to prepare for any type of disaster, respond accordingly and recover as quickly as possible to pre-disaster conditions. This event is free and open to the public. For more information visit: bspl.sals.edu or call 518-885-5022.

Genealogy and Local History

Town of Saratoga Town Hall,
12 Spring St., Schuylerville

1 p.m. |  Heritage Hunters will meet and Alan Maddaus, writer, historical researcher, and engineer, will lead the program. “The Prestons of East Street-the Story of a 19th Century American Family.” Alan’s book follows the lives of Dr. and Mrs. Calvin Preston and their seven offspring, and how they experienced the many major events of the 1800s while living in the village of Galway. The public is welcome. For information, call 518-885-9309.   

Fiber Arts Meet Up

Ballston Spa Public Library,
21 Milton Ave., Ballston Spa

1 p.m. | Calling all knitters, weavers, crocheters and embroiderers. Ballston Spa Public Library invites crafters of all skill levels to attend the monthly Fiber Arts Meet-Up on January 20 at 1 p.m. This free group is a good chance to meet people with similar interests for ideas, brainstorming, help or just fellowship! Light refreshments will be served. This event is open to the public. For further information please call 518- 885-5022 or visit: bspl.sals.edu.

Chicken Marsala Dinner ?

Ballston Spa Elks, 10 Hamilton St., Ballston Spa | 4 – 6 p.m.  Take out or eat in. Menu includes: Chicken Marsala, potatoes, vegetable, roll and delicious dessert. The cost is 2 for $30 or $17 each (cash only). Preorders strongly encouraged.  To order, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 518-885-1149, January 18 and 19 - 4 p.m., to 6 p.m. Limited quantities available at the door. All are welcome.

Sunday, January 21

Reptile Show ?

Saratoga Springs City Center,
522 Broadway Entrance, Saratoga Springs | 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. 

Sales & networking event geared towards reptile enthusiasts, hobbyists, and trusted/reputable breeders! Shop from a variety of vendors selling captive bred reptiles, amphibians, invertebrates, discounted cages, supplies, feeder insects, frozen/live rodents, and reptile-related merchandise. Looking to expand your collection?! Attendees will have the opportunity to learn and browse from hundreds of healthy/captive bred reptiles, amphibians, and invertebrates! Network with industry leaders in the world of Herpetoculture! 

Monday, January 22

Escape Room: Downtime for Adults

Saratoga Springs Public Library, 49 Henry St., Saratoga Springs

9:30 – 11:30 a.m. | Adults of all abilities are welcome in the Teen Room only during our specially scheduled time. Enjoy gaming, board games, puzzles, coloring, the sensory cart and relax socially with other adults. No minors will be in the space during the adults only hours. No registration required. 

Tuesday, January 23

Tuesday Task Force and Lunch

Brookside Museum, 

21 Fairground Ave. Ballston Spa

11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. Inviting our local members to join us weekly, on Tuesdays, during the dreary days of winter, and help with a multitude of small projects at Brookside Museum. We have tasks involving painting, working with textiles and photographs, indexing, cataloging, audio histories, transcribing and more. Many hands make light work. We will offer you a simple meal of chili or soup to help the work along. (Help with providing food for some weeks would also be great). If interested, please send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Improv Spaces “Open Office Hours”

Saratoga Arts, 320 Broadway, Side Door, Saratoga Springs

5 – 7 p.m. | A weekly Tuesday evening program with musicians and artists in improvisation and interdisciplinary improvisation including music, performance, poetry, and visual arts. Are you a composer with a framework for improvisation that you want to test? Do you want to meet collaborators for a piece or band? Do you want to explore interdisciplinary practice or something new? Mics and amplification are provided or bring your own equipment. Open Office Hours are session workshops for artists to create together and be in informal conversation. improvspaces.org Free admission.

Wednesday, January 24

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 Margaret French presents Human.Kind. 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.

Meat Loaf 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: meatloaf, mashed potatoes, vegetable, salad, roll, gravy. Cost: $15 per dinner. (Cash only). 

Astronomy Club

Galway Public Library, 2112 East Street, Galway | 6:30 p.m. The kick-off meeting of our new Astronomy Club.  The Club is open to adults and teens (middle school and older). There will be a brief introduction to astronomy, as well as discussion to understand people’s interests for future Club meetings.  Telescopes and materials will be available.  Registration is requested by calling 518-882-6385.

Thursday, January 25

Narcan Training and Distribution 

Clifton Park Halfmoon Public Library, 475 Moe Rd., Clifton Park

4-7 p.m. | Drop in to learn how to recognize an opioid overdose and administer Narcan. Participants will receive a free Narcan rescue kit. Fentanyl tests strips and training will also be provided. Presented by Saratoga County Department of Health. 518-371-8622. cphlibrary.org

Dan Berggren in Concert - A Fundraiser for Ballston Spa Public Library ?

Brookside Museum,
21 Fairground Ave, Ballston Spa

6:30 p.m. | Refreshments at 6:30 p.m., performance at 7 p.m. The Friends of the Ballston Spa Public Library and Saratoga County History Center (Brookside Museum) invite you to a community music event.  For 50 years Dan Berggren has been singing songs of New York’s north country and encouraging audiences to sing along. Come join the chorus, and the fun, as Dan shares Adirondack tales and tunes in support of Ballston Spa Friends of the Library and the Capital Campaign. Bring your neighbors, friends, and family for a lovely evening out.

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