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Friday, February 24 Fish Fry Fridays Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club, Route 32 south of the village of Victory, 4:30 – 7 p.m. Fish Fry Friday will continue each Friday of the month. Menu: fried fish, fried clams, fried chicken tenders, popcorn shrimp, buffalo shrimp, and clam chowder by the bowl or by the quart. Eat in at our club house or to call ahead for take-out 518-695-3917. Everyone is welcome. Candlelight Ski and Snowshoe Saratoga Spa State Park, 19 Roosevelt Drive, Saratoga Springs 6 – 8:30 p.m. Families are invited to this fundraiser event. Please bring minimum of 2 canned food items to be donated to Franklin Community Center. 1-Mile candlelit loop, bonfire, ice skating and hot food and drinks! Snowshoes are available to rent on a first-come, first-serve basis. Saturday, February 25 Stand for the Rock Caffe’ Lena, 47 Phila St., Saratoga Springs, 2 p.m. Organized by Ndakinna Education Center and hosted by Caffe’ Lena Stand for the Rock features an afternoon of Native American music and storytelling to raise funds for Sacred Stone Camp, the encampment of Standing Rock Lakota Water Protectors opposing the Dakota Access Pipeline. Cost is $20/$10. 100 percent of your ticket purchase will be donated to Tang Family Saturdays Tang Museum, Skidmore Campus, Saratoga Springs, 2 – 3:30 p.m. Join us for a hands-on Gamelan Workshop. Learn all about the instruments from Indonesia with members of the Skidmore Gamelan Banyu Wali Ensemble, and learn to play them yourself. Free and open to the public. Reservations are required by calling 518-580-8080. Thorobred Toastmasters Saratoga Springs Public Library, 49 Henry Street, Saratoga Springs, 6 – 6:45 p.m. Develop and grow - both personally and professionally, learn by doing. Whether you’re an executive or stay-at-home parent, college student or retiree, you will improve yourself; building skills to express yourself. You’ll open up a world of new possibilities: giving better work presentations; leading meetings - and participating in them more confidently; speaking more smoothly off the cuff; even handling one-on-one interactions with family, friends and colleagues more positively. Sunday, February 26 Breakfast Buffet Sons’ of ITAM Post #35, 247 Grand Ave., Saratoga Springs, 8 – 11:30 a.m. We have made to order omelets. Cost is $8 for adults, $7 for seniors and children under 5 are free. Consciousness-Raising Book Discussion Woodlawn Commons, 156 Lawrence St., Saratoga Springs, 6 p.m. Join us for a spiritual book discussion. All are welcome whether or not they’ve read. This month’s book is In Tune with The Infinite by Ralph Waldo Trine. Hosted by Albany-Saratoga Spiritual Adventures. For more information, visit or call 518-366-9918. Monday, February 27 Wellness Walk Camp Saratoga North, Wilton Wildlife Preserve, 80 Scout Road, Gansevoort, 10 a.m. Enjoy nature with others looking to get outside! The walk is geared towards gentle exercise and is for participants at basic fitness levels. Snowshoes are available for rental 30 minutes before the program; free for members and $3 for non-members. For locations, as well as to register, please call 518-450-0321 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Tuesday, February 28 New Saratoga Friends Saratoga Springs Public Library, Susman Room, Saratoga Springs, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. New Saratoga Friends is a social group for baby boomers. This is not a dating or singles group. Couples and singles are welcome and there is no membership fee. Group members plan social activities based on their interests. For more information contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or join our meet-up group After the Fire Monthly Meeting Eagle Matt Lee Fire House, 35 Washington St., Ballston Spa, 7 p.m. After The Fire is a non-profit, volunteer organization that helps Saratoga County residents who have suffered a loss due to fire. For more information, call 518-435-4571 or visit, Wednesday, March 1 Winter Storytellers Series SUNY Empire State College, 2 Union Ave/, Room 126, Saratoga Springs, Noon – 1 p.m. The Academy for Lifelong Learning presents the last teller in its ninth annual storytellers through March 1. Veteran storyteller Betty Cassidy presents “Life Stories” Sponsored by Prestwick Chase at Saratoga. Free and open to the public. Postponed if Saratoga Springs city schools are closed. For more information, call at 518-587-2100 ext. 2415. The Olde Saratoga Seniors Meeting Schuylerville Town Hall, 12 Spring St., Schuylerville, Noon This will be a casserole luncheon. Please bring a dish to share. Entertainment will be Al and Cathy Bain. New members are welcome. Call Pat 518-331-2978. Brown Bag Lunch: Dazzle and Pattern Disruption Tang Museum, Skidmore College Campus, Saratoga Springs, 12:30 p.m. A lunchtime discussion led by curatorial collaborators of the exhibition Sixfold Symmetry: Pattern in Art and Science Bring your lunch; drinks and sweets provided. For more information, call 518-580-8080. Malta Business & Professional Association Annual Dinner Panza’s Restaurant, Saratoga Lake, 6 – 9 p.m. The public is invited to attend this event to learn more about the MBPA, meet and chat with local business owners and spend a laughter-filled evening with local stand-up comedian and comedy writer, Chris O’Leary, from Saratoga Springs. Cost to pre-register is $45, walk-ins $55. Cocktails 6 -7 p.m.; Dinner 7 – 8 p.m.; Program 8 p.m. Register: or email Pam Grandin at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. To learn more, visit Poetry Reading and Performance Caffè Lena, 47 Phila St., Saratoga Springs, Sign up 7 p.m. Poetry by Melody Davis and a performance by James Belflower and Matthew Klane An open reading will follow. Readings will start at 7:30. The host for the event will be Carol Graser. Cost is $5, students are free. For more information, call 518-583-0022, Ballston Area Senior Monthly Dance Milton Community Center, 310 Northline Rd., Ballston Spa, 7 p.m. The dance is open to the public. There is a $5 entrance fee for non-members. Everyone is asked to bring a snack to share. The Vintage Country Band will be providing the music. For more information, call 518-885-6740. Thursday, March 2 Saratoga Torch Club Holiday Inn, Saratoga Springs, Call or email for time. Peter Dowling, M.D., will present on the topic Acupuncture. Acupuncture points are stimulated to balance the circulation of energy, which influences the health of the person and promotes the body’s natural healing ability. Many conditions can be corrected or improved. Reservations are required. Please contact Gerald Stulc at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 270-584-4555 for additional information and reservations. A Green Gathering Harvey’s Restaurant and Bar, 14 Phila St., Saratoga Springs, 5 – 7 p.m. Green Drinks: A “green gathering” for those who work, volunteer, or have a passion for promoting the environment, conservation, and sustainability. Cash bar available (non-alcoholic drinks and food may also be purchased). Visit for more information..
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