Friday, April 14
Saratoga – Wilton Elks Lodge # 161, 1 Elks Lane, Rt. 9, Saratoga Springs, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
New England clam chowder, your choice of broiled or fried fish, roasted potatoes, baked macaroni and cheese, vegetable. Coleslaw, rolls and butter, dessert, coffee and tea. Donation Requested: $12 adults, $11. Seniors (62 years) and Military (Active or Retired) with ID Card, $8 Children 5-12. Children under 5 Free, $12 All Take-outs. Cash Bar Available. Call 518-584-2585 for more information.
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.
Lenten Fish Fry
Saratoga Knights of Columbus, 50 Pine Road, 5 – 7 p.m.
This will be the last Friday. Cost $10 at the door, Take-outs $11. For more information call 518-584-8547.
Balm in Gilead
Skidmore College, Janet Kinghorn Bernhard Theater, 8 p.m.
Saturday, April 15
Blue Needs You 8K Run
High Rock Park, Saratoga Springs, 8:30 a.m.
Presented by Fingerpaint, this is a community celebration of Code Blue Saratoga, a regional organization providing temporary respite for individuals experiencing homelessness during hazardous winter weather. As a participant you have the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of individuals who are living on the streets. We hope you will join us this year and that you’ll Run for Blue! Cost is $30 for early registration and $35 for late. For more information and to register, visit www.codeblueneedsyour.org.
Easter Egg Hunt for Dogs
Hudson Crossing Park, County Road 42, Schuylerville, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Bring your four-legged friend for a walk at Hudson Crossing Park on Easter weekend (Saturday and Sunday) and search for treats (provided by Lazy Dog Cookie Co.) hidden in brightly colored eggs along our trail. Eggs will be hidden throughout the weekend. Leash law applies; please scoop. Free admission.
National Park Week: Junior Ranger Day
Saratoga Battlefield, 648 NY 32, Stillwater, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Kick off National Park Week with some special activities. Programs are available for children of all ages. Ongoing activities to include a touch table, kid-friendly relay course, uniform try-on station for kids, and Junior Ranger activity book. For more information call 518-670-2985.
Genealogy and Local History
Town of Saratoga Town Hall, corner of Rt. 4 and Rt. 29, Schuylerville, 1 p.m.
Devin Lander, New York State Historian, will be the program speaker. Devin was previously Executive Director of the Museum Association of New York where he worked with historical organizations throughout the state. In other positions, he has been a project archivist for special collections at SUNY Albany, and a Staff Coordinator for the Historic Hudson–Hoosic Rivers Partnership. He will speak about his current position as NYS Historian, his recent projects and his many goals. Public is welcome. For information call 518-587-2978.
Behemoth Short Film Festival
Saratoga Arts, 320 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.
Behemoth showcases some of the very best in up and coming cinematic talent from around the world. From horror to sci-fi, comedy to drama, The Behemoth Short Film Festival’s goal is to bring unique voices to new viewers and broaden the audience’s horizon by delivering something different. Cost is $10.
Sunday, April 16
Easter Breakfast Buffet
Saratoga-Wilton Elks, 1 Elks Lane, Rt. 9, Saratoga Springs, 8:30 – 11 a.m.
Eggs to order, fruit cocktail, French toast, pancakes, potatoes, breakfast sausage and ham, corned beef hash, sausage gravy and biscuits, scrambled eggs, eggs benedict, juice, coffee and tea. Donation Requested: Adults $10, Seniors and Military (Active/Retired with ID Card) $9, Children 5—12 $8, Under 5 Free, Take-outs $10. Call 518-584-2585 for more information.
Monday, April 17
Parkinson’s Support Group
Woodlawn Commons, 2nd floor, Wesley Health Care Center, 156 Lawrence St., Saratoga Springs, 2 p.m.
This meeting is free and open to anyone with Parkinson’s Disease, family members and friends. For more information call Bruce McClellan at 518-331-9611.
Southern Saratoga Artists’ Society Meeting
Clifton Park Senior Community Center, 6 Clifton Common Blvd., Clifton Park, 6:30 p.m.
This meeting features area watercolorist, Kevin Kuhne, who taught both watercolor and drawing at South Colonie Adult Education Program for many years. He is a graduate of SUNY New Paltz with a B.S. in Art Education. Kevin displays his paintings throughout the greater capital region and has earned many awards. The public is invited to attend. For more information, visit: southernsaratogaartist.com
Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park, 80 Scout Rd., Wilton 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Participate in this citizen science program by learning about and surveying the amazing American woodcock. Following a presentation at the Park Office about this unique bird, we will go on a short hike to try to hear the amazing mating flight and courtship ritual of any woodcocks that may be nearby. Space is limited and preregistration is required by April 17.
Adirondack Chapter of Trout Unlimited
Saratoga Springs Public Library, 49 Henry St., Saratoga Springs, 7 p.m.
Modern Nymphing-European Techniques – a great film will set the stage for a discussion on techniques that are changing the way nymphs are presented for greater success. Everyone is welcome. For more information call Mark at 518-893-2228.
Tuesday, April 18
Korean War Veterans’ Luncheon
Peppermill Restaurant, Midtown Plaza, South Glens Falls. 11:30 a.m.
The Hosts will be Gene and Patti Slavin. All veterans who served anywhere during the Korean Conflict or in Korea at any time, spouses, widows, family and friends are all invited to attend. For further information or to make a reservation, please contact the Slavin’s at 518-793-2358, by April 16. For any other information or to obtain an application to join the organization, please contact Comm. Roger Calkins at 518-584-3037.
Wednesday, April 19
Guided Mindful Meditation
Saratoga Springs Public Library, Susman Room, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Take a break from the daily grind and clear your mind with guided Mindful Meditation led by professionals from One Roof Holistic Health Center. Sessions are free and open to the public, and will be held on the first and third Wednesday of each month. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call 518-584-7860 ext. 205.
Autism in Love
Emerson Auditorium, Skidmore College Campus, 7 p.m.
Autism in Love is a feature length documentary that explores the lives of four autistic adults as they pursue and manage romantic relationships.
Thursday, April 20
Concert by Skidmore Guitar Ensemble
Zankel Music Center, Skidmore College Campus, Saratoga Springs, 8 p.m.
For more information call 518-580-5321 or go to www.skidmore.edu/zankel.
Saratoga Knights of Columbus, 50 Pine Rd., Saratoga Springs, 5 – 8 p.m.
The public is invited to a lasagna dinner. The cost is adults $10, children under 12 and veterans $9. For more information call 518-584-8547.