Friday, October 23
Household & Antique Sale Fundraiser
716 Clifton Park Center Road, Clifton Park | 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Seeds for Peace is holding a household and antique sale Friday and Saturday to benefit their seed distribution program for orphanages and community gardens in Africa. Household items, tools, telescope, linens, brick-a-brack, vintage clothing, some furniture. Masks are required and social distancing will be in effect.
Fundraiser Take Out
Knights of Columbus #246, 50 Pine Rd., Saratoga Springs | 5 – 8 p.m.
Menu: Italian roasted half chickens, oven roasted potatoes, acorn squash, and garden salad. Cost is $18; dessert can be purchased for an additional charge. To place your order, call 518-584-8547 between 1-3 p.m. If you get the answering machine, please do not leave a message, as we may not receive it. Just call back in a couple of minutes.
Saturday, October 24
Saratoga Recycles Day
SPAC Parking Lot, West Side of Route 50 | 9 a.m. - Noon
Cost is $5 per vehicle, $20 each for TVs and Monitors (please bring exact change to minimize the handling of money). Find full details and protocols: www.sustainablesaratoga.org/projects/zero-waste/recycles-day.
Craft and Garage Sale
Saratoga-Wilton Elks, 1 Elks Lane, Saratoga Springs | 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Due to the pandemic, the sale will be held outside in the parking lot with free admission. There will be over 30 vendors and bargains galore. Masks required and must adhere to socially distancing guidelines. We offer household items, sports equipment, fabrics, hand-made items, clothing, jewelry, food treats, lunch and more. Rain date Sunday, October 25. All proceeds go to local charities. Call Linda at 518-289-5470 for information or table space. An 8 foot table and chair are only $15.
Sunday, October 25
Ponies, Pumpkins and Pies
Pitney Meadows Community Farm, 223 West Ave., Saratoga Springs | Noon – 3 p.m.
The community is invited to celebrate this beautiful time of year in Saratoga with an afternoon of Ponies, Pumpkins and Pies on a farm tour experience for the whole family. The inaugural event is a collaboration between the Saratoga-based Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation and Pitney Meadows Community Farm. Guests will enjoy a short Sunday drive around a winding pasture path full of ponies and preserved farmland. All guests must register in advance and remain in their cars throughout the event. The cost is $10 per car with the option to pre-order local pies and pumpkins. Attendees are encouraged to add to the festive atmosphere by dressing in costume and each child will receive a goodie bag. Link to event page here: www.trfinc.org/event/ponies2020.
Monday, October 26
Beginning English Language Class
Zoom Web Presentation | 10 a.m. – Noon
Learn English with the Library. This class is for beginning level English learning adults. Learn the basics of English with a trained instructor in a fun and supportive group setting. Register online at www.sspl.org.
Tuesday, October 27
Pierogi Sale Pick Up
Christ the Savior Church, 349 Eastline Rd., Ballston Lake
As usual we will have potato/cheese, sauerkraut, and farmer’s cheese perogies. Please order soon as we expect the orders to be larger than usual: 518-363-0001.Thank you for your patience at this time of COVID. Please wear your masks. We follow all proper procedures for your safety.
South Glens Falls United Methodist Church, 15 Maplewood Parkway, South Glens Falls | 6 – 8 p.m.
GriefShare seminars and support groups are meant to help you recover from your loss and look forward to rebuilding your life. You don’t have to go through the grieving process alone. The group is for anyone who has lost a loved one and is grieving. We will meet for 13 weeks (ending on Dec. 29). For more information call 518-793-1152.
Wednesday, October 28
Oven Roasted Chicken Dinner
Saratoga-Wilton Elks, 1 Elks Lane, Saratoga Springs | 4:30 – 6 p.m.
For curb-side pick up only. Menu: ½ oven roasted chicken, oven roasted red skin potatoes, vegetable, roll, tossed salad. Dinner for 2 cost $25. Cash only. Call Monday or Tuesday between 10 a.m. – Noon to place an order: 518-584-2585.
Comfort for Those Who Mourn
St. Luke’s On the Hill, 40 McBride Rd., Mechanicville | 4:30 – 6 p.m.
Thursday, October 29
Medicare 101: Understanding Your Choices
Zoom Web Presentation | 2 – 3 p.m.
Join Dave DeMarco, volunteer Medicare Counselor with the Saratoga County Office for the Aging, for an overview of the Medicare program and your coverage options, including an update on what’s new this year. Registration is required and can be done online at www.sspl.org.
Cancelled and Postponed Events:
Warm Coats for Veterans Cancelled
Jewish War Veterans of Saratoga Springs, Post 36 regrets to announce that its annual Warm Coats for Veterans collection has been cancelled due to COVID-19. The coat drive will resume in November 2021. For more information, please call David Kieserman, Commander, Post 36 at 518-587-7809.
Election Day Dinner Postponed
The Charlton Freehold Presbyterian Church is postponing its annual Election Day Chicken and Biscuit Dinner for one year. The church will still be supporting the School Pantry Program and ask that you consider mailing a contribution to The Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York or donating on: regionalfoodbank.net/donate-money