Thursday, 22 February 2018 18:05

February 23rd – March 1st, 2018

Friday, February 23

Fish Fry Friday 
Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club,
Route 32 south of the village of Victory
4:30 – 7 p.m.

All are welcome, members and non-members.  Menu: Fish Fry, Chicken Fry, Clam Fry, Popcorn Shrimp Fry, Chowder, ask about our extras and beverages. You are welcome to eat in at our club house or call ahead for take-out 518-695-3917. 

Lenten Fish Fry 
Knights of Columbus, 
50 Pine Rd., Saratoga Springs
5 – 8 p.m.

Enjoy a generous portion of Haddock (baked or fried) with fries and coleslaw for only $11. Take-out is $12. Also available are clam chowder, macaroni and cheese and dessert. Open to the public and families are welcome. Come out and help support these dedicated men who give back to the community so unselfishly. 

 

Saturday, February 24

Twelve Years a Slave
Ballston Spa Public Library, 
21 Milton Ave., Ballston Spa, 
11 a.m.

In recognition of African History Month the library will show the movie. Discussion of the movie will be led by author David Fiske. Mr. Fiske will also present his books, Solomon Northup: The Complete Story of the Author of Twelve Years a Slave and Solomon Northup’s Kindred: The Kidnapped of Free Citizens before the Civil War. Both books will be available for purchase and signing. This event is free and open to the public. For more information stop in, call 518-885-5022 or visit,
www.ballston.sals.edu. 

Tang Family Saturdays 
Tang Museum, Skidmore College,
Saratoga Springs
2 – 3:30 p.m. 

Suitable for children ages 5 and up with their adult companions. Programs include a brief tour of a current Tang exhibition followed by a hands-on art activity. Free and open to the public. Reservations are strongly suggested. For reservations and information, call 518-580-8080.

Pork Roast Dinner 
South Glens Falls United Methodist Church, 
15 Maplewood Parkway, South Glens Falls
4:30 – 6 p.m

Roast Pork, vegetables, homemade soups and desserts. Cost is $10 for adults, $5 for children age 5 – 12. Takeout and delivery available, call 518-793-1152. 

 

Sunday, February 25

Breakfast Buffet 
Sons’ of ITAM Post #35, 
247 Grand Ave., Saratoga Springs
8 – 11:30 a.m.

Fried eggs, scrambled eggs, omelets, toast, pancakes, French toast, home fries, breakfast sausage, bacon, sausage gravy and biscuits, coffee, juice, pastries, fruit cocktail.  Cost is $8 for adults, $7 for seniors, children under 5 are free, $10 for carry out.

Making Connections Autism Program 
The Children’s Museum, 
69 Caroline St., Saratoga Springs
10 a.m. – Noon

Free for children on the autism spectrum and their families. This once-a-month program is offered by the Museum as an early intervention program for children on the autism spectrum and their families. Join us for a free morning of fun and play at the Museum, siblings welcome. Meet other families in the area. For more information call 518-584-5540. 

Monthly Indoor Craft and Garage Sale 
Saratoga-Wilton Elks, 
1 Elks Lane, Saratoga Springs, 
11 a.m. – 3 p.m. 

The popular Elks Ladies Auxiliary Indoor Craft and Garage Sale with over 40 vendors; parking is great, bargains galore, lunch, books, household items, sports equipment, hand-made items, clothing, jewelry, party vendors, pet supplies and just about anything you can imagine may be found here. New vendors are signing up every month. Free admission. Snow or rain, the sales go on and it is a fun activity the entire family enjoys. Come browse, visit, eat, or just get out of the house with a friend. All proceeds go to our local charities. Karen’s Cupboard is back with lots of homemade goodies.

Longfellows Wedding Show
Longfellows Restaurant, 
500 Union Ave., Saratoga Springs
11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Over 40 wedding professionals, Hors D’oeuvres and door prizes.  Complimentary admission. Register online at www.LongfellowsWeddingShow.com or call 518-406-0505. Attendees can register for the Wedding Workshop Breakfast before the show at the Inn at Longfellows. The cost is $23 per person. Space is limited.  For reservations and information, call 518-406-0505. 

 

Monday, February 26

Simple Survival Hacks: Be Prepared
Saratoga Springs Public Library,
H. Dutcher Community Room
7 – 8:45 p.m.

Join librarian, horror and dystopian fiction enthusiast, Trevor Oakley to get informed about basic disaster preparedness. You’ll be introduced to the concept of “The First 72 Hours” when there’s an emergency, and you’ll also get handson, as we’ll fashion fire starters and tinder devices, a tick removal lasso, soda can and crayon lantern, soda tab fish hooks, and assemble a tin-sized survival kit filled with a number of essentials. Space is limited, and registration is required. For more information call 518-584-7860, ext. 268. 

 

Tuesday, February 27

Rifle Competition
Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club,
Route 32 south of the village of Victory
7 p.m.

Competition is open to everyone, members or non-members, bring your rifle and ammunition. Call for information 518-695-3917. 

 

Wednesday, February 28

The Academy for Lifelong Learning Dine-Out at Cantina Fundraiser 
Cantina Authentic Mexican Cuisine,
430 Broadway, Saratoga Springs
Beginning at 11:30 a.m. 

Cantina Mexican Restaurant is donating 33 percent of your purchase to the Academy for Lifelong Learning. Just tell your server you’re there for the Academy (A.L.L.). Call to make a reservation at 518-587-5577 or stop in. Schedule a lunch, dinner or drinks at the bar. If you can’t stay, grab some take-out.

2018 Winter Storytellers Series Continues
SUNY Empire State College, 
2 Union Ave., Room 126, Saratoga Springs
Noon – 1 p.m.

The Academy for Lifelong Learning presents the last date in the series (snow date from February 7.) Features storyteller Christie Keegan with “Just Sayin.” Sponsored by Prestwick Chase at Saratoga. Free and open to the public. For more information, call 518-587-2100, ext. 2415. www.esc.edu/all. 

Baked Ham, Chicken and Biscuits Dinner 
Saratoga Wilton Elks Lodge, 
1 Elks Lane, Saratoga Springs
4:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Menu: soup, tossed salad, baked ham, chicken and biscuits, mashed potatoes, seasonal vegetables, 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.

In Their Shoes - Domestic Violence Awareness for Teens
Mechanicville Library,
190 N. Main St., Mechanicville
6 p.m.

A WellSpring presentation for teens about dating violence and relationship abuse. This is an interactive and experiential program to learn about warning signs and highlights ways to protect yourself. All our programs are free and open to the public unless otherwise stated. Please give us a call if you wish to register. Call 518-664-4646.

Celebrate Purim
Congregation Shaara Tfille, 
84 Weibel Ave., Saratoga Springs
6 p.m.

Come celebrate Purim with a deli dinner and plenty of hamantashen.  The Megillah Reading will follow at 6:45 p.m.  The cost is $10 per adult and $5 for children under 13.  People are encouraged to come dressed in costume. Open to the entire community, for more information or to RSVP, please call 518-584-2370 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 

The History of Saratoga
Malta Ridge United Methodist Church,
729 Malta Ave. Ext.
7 p.m.

The Malta Memories Historic Group is sponsoring the program. The presentation is a general overview of the history of our County from the prehistoric period to present day. The power point program was prepared by County Historian Lauren Roberts. All are welcome.

 

Thursday, March 1

2018 Children’s Museum Annual Gala
Saratoga National Golf Club,
458 Union Ave., Saratoga Springs
6:30 – 10:30 p.m.

Join our annual celebration of the work being done at The Children’s Museum at Saratoga. This event will be a spectacular evening of dinner, live music, silent and live auctions, and a chance to learn about the Museum’s impact on our community. This year’s honoree will be Pediatrician, Dr. Martin Breen.  All proceeds for this event go to the annual operating costs of this nonprofit gem-of-a-museum. For more information call 518-584-5540 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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