Friday, February 28
25 Cent Paperback Book Sale
Saratoga Springs Public Library, 49 Henry St., Saratoga Springs | 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
The Friends of the Saratoga Springs Public Library is holding a 25cent paperback book sale Friday and Saturday. Also, in the Book Bag shop all items will be 20% off. In addition to books, we carry vinyl records, CDs and DVDs. All our merchandise is gently used, in excellent condition. Our mandate is to fund special projects of the Saratoga Springs Library from our sales.
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. Continuing every Friday through April 10.
Lenten Fish Fry Dinner
Knights of Columbus #246, 50 Pine Rd., Saratoga Springs | 5 - 8 p.m.
In addition to New England Clam Chowder, entrees will include Fried or Baked Haddock, Fried Clam Strips. Open to the public every Friday throughout Lent, until April 10. Take-out available. For questions, please call 518-584-8547.
Saturday, February 29
Cabin Fever Luncheon
Spa State Park Administration Building, 19 Roosevelt Ave., Saratoga Springs | 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Acting for Dancers
School of the Arts Lewis A. Swyer Studios, 99 S Broadway, Saratoga Springs | 1:30 – 3 p.m.
Ghost Fleet Awakened
New York State Military, 61 Lake Ave., Saratoga Springs | 2 p.m.
Ghost Fleet Awakened: Lake George’s Sunken Bateux of 1758. Underwater archaeologist Joseph Zarzynski chronicles the life and career of Dr. Robert Inverarity from his days as a US Navy illustrator and camouflage specialist to his innovative maritime archaeological expeditions on Lake George.
American Legion Post # 278, 6 Clancy Street, Schuylerville | 5 – 7 p.m.
Cost is $9 per person, for reservations and advanced tickets call 518-695–3011. Tickets sales and take-outs available at the door. Help support our veterans.
Sunday, March 1
Saratoga-Wilton Elks, 1 Elks Lane, Rt. 9, Saratoga Springs | 8:30 – 11 a.m.
Now featuring 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 $9, Seniors and Military (active/retired with ID card) $8. Children 5-12 $7. Under 5 free, Take-outs $9. Call 518-584-2585 for more information.
Sweet Sound of Song
United Methodist Church, Henning Road and 5th Ave., Saratoga Springs | 3 p.m.
The Saratoga Chamber Players will hopscotch across the globe with 3 outstanding artists. Soprano Charlotte Dobbs, bass baritone Andrew Padgett, and pianist Renana Gutman will take us from Dørumsgaard’s Norway to Fauré’s France, from Rachmaninoff’s Russia to John Ireland’s England and to the United States of Barber and Williams. The musicians will explore the poetry of nature through song with the piano in a significant role. Tickets are adults $25; seniors $20; and students $15. To purchase tickets visit saratogachamberplayers.org.
Monday, March 2
Lenten Study Series
Charlton Freehold Presbyterian Church, 768 Charlton Rd., Charlton | 10 a.m. – Noon.
Tuesday, March 3
Song Swap with Jeff Walton
Saratoga Springs Public Library, Susman Room, Saratoga Springs | 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Local favorite, singer-songwriter and performer extraordinaire, Jeff Walton will lead an all acoustic song swap. Bring your guitar, your ukulele, or harmonica, and come down and share your music! All abilities and ages are welcome. No registration required.
Wednesday, March 4
Caffe Lena, 47 Phila St., Saratoga Springs | 7:30 p.m.
A poetry reading by Leslie Gerber. An open reading will follow. Doors open for sign-ups at 7 p.m. The host for the event will be Carol Graser. Cost is $5 general, free for students. For more information about the poet, visit www.lesliegerber.net.
Thursday, March 5
Donate Blood : Red Cross Month
Marriott Courtyard, 11 Excelsior Ave., Saratoga Springs | 1 – 6 p.m.
American Red Cross urges the public to join its lifesaving mission by giving blood or platelets this March in celebration of Red Cross Month. Donors of all blood types, especially type O, are urgently needed.
Summit at Saratoga Senior Living Community, 1 Perry Rd., Saratoga Springs | 2 p.m.
Friends in Adoption “Get Acquainted Workshop”
Hampton Inn and Suites, 25 Lake Ave., Saratoga Springs | 5 p.m. and Saturday: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Prospective adoptive parents are invited to attend Friends in Adoption’s (FIA) “Get Acquainted Workshop.” A comprehensive two-day informational event featuring presentations from families who adopted children through Friends in Adoption, along with experts in the field of adoption. For more information and to register, visit www.friendsinadoption.org.
Vests and Vino
The Saratoga Winery, 462 NY-29, Saratoga Springs | 6 – 9 p.m.
Rebuilding Together Saratoga County launches Vests & Vino – a benefit to support repairs for homeowners in need. Join for a night of beer and wine sampling, wood-fired pizza and live music! Wear your best vest and enjoy a glass of vino for a great cause. Tickets can be purchased on Vests & Vino’s Facebook Page or call 518-587-3315.
The Prestons of East Street: The Story of a 19th-Century American Family
Galway Public Library, 2112 East St., Galway | 7 p.m.
Join local author Alan Maddaus as he discusses his book. For more information, visit www.galwaypubliclibrary.org.
Monday, March 2
Saratoga Retired Techers Meeting
Longfellows Restaurant, 500 Union Avenue (Rte. 9P), Saratoga Springs | Noon
For membership information and luncheon reservations, call 518-587-5356.
Galway Preservation Society Meeting
Galway Town Hall, 5910 Sacandaga Rd., Galway | 7 p.m.
“The 200th Anniversary of the 1820 Revival in Galway” presented by J. James Mancuso. Brief business meeting at 7:30 p.m. The presentation will begin 7:45 p.m.
Wednesday, March 4
Cancer Support Group
Saratoga Hospital, 211 Church St., Saratoga Springs | Noon – 1 p.m.
Free and open to all. Pre-registration required. Call Pierre Zimmerman, MS for more information 413-992-7012.
Wilton Heritage Society Meeting and Potluck
Wilton Seniors Center, 18 Traver Rd., Wilton | 6 p.m.
Kirk Woodcock, Highway Superintendent of the Town of Wilton will be the speaker. Meeting will follow.
Thursday, March 5
Korean War Veterans Association
VFW Home, 190 Excelsior Ave., Saratoga Springs | 1:30 p.m,
Veterans who served anywhere during the Korean War, in Korea at any time, spouses, widows and friends are all welcome to attend. Contact Charles Walter at 518-884-0396.