January 24 – January 30, 2020

Friday, January 24

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, buffalo shrimp, chowder, ask about our extra’s and beverages. You are welcome to eat in at our club house or call ahead for take-out. 518-695-3917. Every Friday through April 10.

Saturday, January 25

The Myth & Allure of Beekeeping
The Galway Public Library, 2112 East St. Galway | 11 a.m.

Bees have captivated the human imagination for millennia. Join us as Galway resident and beekeeper, Farial English, takes us back through time for a look at man's relationship with the honeybee and its most desirable products, honey and wax. There will be honey for tasting! For more information visit

9th Annual Chili Bowl Fundraiser 
Saratoga Clay Arts Center, 167 Hayes Rd., Schuylerville | 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Osteria Danny will be returning this year to defend their title of "Best Chili" for the 3rd time.  In addition, SCAC welcomes local restaurants Sweet Mimi’s, Solevo, Morrissey’s, and Urban Roots to the competition. Guests purchase tickets to enter, choose a handmade bowl, enjoy live music and participate in the chili taste testing. A portion of the proceeds benefit the local cancer non-profit organization To Life.  More information is available on saratogaclayarts.org.

2020 Cabin Fever Luncheon
Saratoga National Golf Club, 458 Union Ave., Saratoga Springs | 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
The year 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, guaranteeing and protecting women's constitutional right to vote. Join Cabin Fever for a celebration and dynamic discussion of the largest expansion of democracy in the history of our country. This year's event will feature the meaningful turning points and key women shaping the suffrage movement - and what it means for key issues facing women today. Taking the form of a fireside chat, the discussion features four distinguished speakers in a forum moderated by the president of SISC, Tammy Arquette. Cost is $75. For tickets, visit soroptimistsaratoga.org/cabinfeverattend. 

Family Sensory Story, Dance & Play Series
National Museum of Dance, Alfred Z. Solomon Children's Wing,
99 S. Broadway, Saratoga Springs | 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
On the fourth Saturday of each month, children ages 4–7 will explore celebrated Hall of Fame members' styles of dance and learn about their lives through movement. The series will highlight George Balanchine & Ballet, Bill "Bojangles" Robinson & Tap, Alvin Ailey & Modern, and Frankie Manning & Lindy hop. The cost is $10 for one child with parent or $5 for National Dance Museum members and Play Pass members for one child with parent. For more information and to register contact Mary Anne Fantauzzi at 518-584-2225 x 3004 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Reservations are necessary by January 24.

Strength Training for Runners Clinic
37 Kendall Way, Shops of Malta Plaza, Malta | 1 - 2 p.m.
Fleet Feet Malta will host a free Strength Training for Runners clinic at its store. Matt Goodemote of Goodemote Physical Therapy and FysioFit PT, both in Saratoga Springs, will present the free demonstration. Strength training can improve running performance as well as help to prevent injuries. Visit fleetfeetalbany.com.

Turkey Dinner 
South Glens Falls United Methodist Church, 15 Maplewood Parkway, S. Glens Falls | 4:30 – 6 p.m.

Turkey, stuffing, potatoes and veggie, soup and homemade desserts. Adults $10, children (5-12) $5. Take-out and delivery available. For more information call 518-793-1152.

Kids Gala 
Saratoga Automobile Museum, 110 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs | 6 – 9 p.m.
Our first annual Kids Gala will have a DJ with dancing, games, and crafts! The evening will also include pizza, ice cream, and an outstanding cupcake and candy bar! Formal attire encouraged. You don't want to miss this red-carpet event! Pre-register before the event for discounted ticket rates: Children under 12-years-old are $20 and adults $10. Day of tickets will be $25 for children under 12 and $15 for adults. 

Saratoga Central Catholic School's Winter Gala 2020
Holiday Inn, 232 Broadway, Saratoga Springs | 6 – 11 p.m.
Our Gala is open to all, tickets must be purchased in advance. An enjoyable evening of cocktails, dinner and dancing with fun raffles, a photo booth, and a live auction. Open Bar: 6 – 10 p.m. Plated Dinner, Live Auction and Raffles. Music provided by Cool Cat Entertainment. This year we have brought back our 50/50 Raffle. You could win up to $12,000. Saratoga Central Catholic School appreciates your generosity and support. The Winter Gala directly benefits our students through improvements and enhancements. For more information or to purchase tickets and/or raffle tickets, please visit our website at saratogacatholic.org.

Sunday, January 26

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

Eggs (made to order, toast, pancakes, French toast, home fries, hash, 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.

Indoor Craft & Garage Sale 
Saratoga-Wilton Elks Club, 1 Elks Lane, Saratoga Springs | 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. 

Admission is free with over 40 vendors; great parking, bargains galore, and lunch. We offer household items, sports equipment, hand-made items, clothing, jewelry, party vendors, pet supplies, food treats, and just about anything you can imagine may be found here. New vendors are signing up every month. 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. 

Monday, January 27

PreK Nature Hour 
Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park, 80 Scout Rd., Wilton | 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

This monthly program is for our youngest explorers (ages 3-6 years old) where we use children’s love of nature to teach simple concepts. Adults are expected to attend. This is an outdoor program so please come dressed for the weather. We will go on a short walk, do a simple nature craft, and have a healthy snack! Registration is required. For information or to register email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call the Park & Preserve Office at 518-450-0321.

Tuesday, January 28

Science on Tap
Parting Glass, 40-42 Lake Ave., Saratoga Springs | 6:30 p.m.
Dr. Daniel Peterson, Associate Professor in the Psychology Department at Skidmore College, will give a presentation on “Exploring the relationship between confidence and accuracy in eyewitness memory.”  Admission is free and all ages are welcome. For more information, visit www.sustainablesaratoga.org/science-on-tap

Wednesday, January 29

2020 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 12th annual storytellers series every Wednesday through Feb. 26. This week features storyteller Betty Cassidy with “Magic Moments.” Sponsored by Prestwick Chase at Saratoga. Free and open to the public. For more information, call the Academy at 518-587-2100 ext. 2415. www.esc.edu/all

Comedy Educates: #SocialJustice
Saratoga Springs Public Library, Dutcher Community Room | 7 – 8 p.m.

Beck Krefting, Skidmore professor and former stand-up comic, discusses the role of charged humor in the service of social justice--historically and now--in addition to exploring contemporary writings that use charged humor to educate. This includes Trevor Noah's Born a Crime, which leverages humorous incidents from his life to educate and bridge cultural divides. This program is inspired by our SaratogaREADS! book selection. Co-sponsored by MLK Saratoga and Saratoga Pride. No registration required.

Thursday, January 30

Dining with Diabetes
Saratoga Springs Public Library, Dutcher Community Room | Noon – 1:30 p.m.
Participants will learn how to fit carbohydrates into a healthy menu, effectively use food labels, choose meals at a restaurant and adopt other healthy habits to help manage diabetes through healthy eating. Recipe demonstrations and samples will be provided. This program is sponsored by the Saratoga Springs Lions Club. Presented by Diane Whitten, Community Nutrition/Health Educator of the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Saratoga County. Registration is required by calling 518-584-7860, ext. 247.

Upcoming Meetings

Saturday, January 25

American Legion Adirondack Post 70
34 West Ave., Saratoga Springs | 10 a.m.

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