May 21 – May 27, 2021

Friday, May 21

Monthly Dinner
The Principessa Elena Society’s

11-13 Oak Street, Saratoga Springs | 5 -7 p.m.
The dinner, which is open to the public, will be Take-Out and the cost is $10. On the menu is: macaroni with sauce; meatballs and sausage with sauce; salad and Italian bread and butter. For more information, call 518-584-4163

Saturday, May 22

Trap/Clay Shoot
Fish Creek Rod & Gun Club

123 NY Rt 32 Schuylerville | 9 a.m. - Noon
Open to the public. A great time to introduce the youth to trap shooting for fun. Novice to expert. Only $5 per round. 

Craft and Garage Sale
Saratoga Wilton Elks, 1 Elks Lane, Saratoga Springs
11 a.m. - 3 p.m.  | The sale will be in the Saratoga-Wilton Elks Club parking lot. Admission is free with over 30 vendors; parking is great, bargains galore. We offer household items, sports equipment, hand-made items, clothing, fabrics, jewelry, party vendors, pet supplies, food treats, and just about anything you can imagine. New vendors are signing up every month. An 8-foot table is $15; call Linda at 518-289-5470 for information or to sign up for a table(s). You may bring folding chairs for your convenience. All Covid-19 guidelines will be followed; people must wear masks and adhere to social distancing guidelines. Tables are placed 6 foot apart. Rain date Sunday, May 23.

Annual Plant Fair
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Saratoga Springs, Church Parking Lot, 624 North Broadway, Saratoga Springs | 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Tomatoes from organically grown seeds; herbs, lettuce, other vegetables, and a wide variety of local perennials. Also on Sunday, May 23 from Noon to 3 p.m.  Masks and social distancing required - Cash or checks, no credit cards. Free Winterberry Shrub seedling to each of the first 25 families. For additional information, contact: 518-587-0403. 

Holy Hootenanny on the Hill
St. Luke’s on the Hill Episcopal Church

40 McBride Rd., Mechanicville | 1 – 4 p.m.
Music Festival. All are welcome. Music by Adela & Jude, Magic by Dave McClements. Free ice cream. Bring a lawn chair, please wear mask, contact tracing and covid policies observed. 

Takeout Turkey Dinner
Ballston Spa Elks Lodge #2619

10 Hamilton Street, Ballston Spa | 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. 
Menu: real roasted turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, stuffing, vegetable, salad, cranberry sauce, roll and dessert. The cost is 2 for $25 or $15 (cash only). Advanced orders are strongly encouraged. Orders by phone 518-885-1149 4pm to 6pm May 20th & 21st or email anytime This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Additional quantities available at the door while supplies last. Proceeds support Elks Charities.

Sunday, May 23

Dharma Meditation
Caffe Lena, 47 Phila St., Saratoga Springs

9 – 10:15 a.m. | Dharma Meditation with Pierre Zimmerman has returned to an in-person or live format at Caffe Lena! Meetings will be held each Sunday. Please RSVP to Pierre by calling 413-992-7012 or emailing Pierre This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 24-hrs in advance. Masks must be worn, and coronavirus safety measures, including distancing, will be practiced. A $10 donation is suggested.

Monday, May 24

Watercolor Demonstration
Via Zoom Presentation | 6:30 p.m. 

SSAS is hosting a free and open to the public watercolor demonstration with artist Robert O’Brien. To register please visit: www.southernsaratogaartist.com. Watercolorist Robert O’Brien is focused primarily on landscapes and architectural studies.  He finds beauty in the ordinary, subtle reminders of everyday life in rural New England and is an expert at creating light through the use of shadow. To learn more, visit: robertobrien.com.  Saratoga Arts made this program possible with a Community Arts Grant funded by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

Tuesday, May 25

Tire Collection Event
Town of Moreau Transfer Station, Route 9 and Butler Rd., Moreau

4 – 5:30 p.m. | Saratoga SWCD Saratoga County Tire Collection for saratoga county residents only. $5 per tire Preregistration required. Restrictions apply. Passenger and light truck tires only see Saratoga SWCD website or facebook page for details. Proceeds will be donated to Saratoga County 4H. Questions contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 

After the Fire Monthly Meeting
Hillcrest Fire Department, 145 Pruyn Hill Rd., Mechanicville | 7 p.m.

After the Fire is a non-profit organization that helps Saratoga County Residents who have suffered a loss due to fire. Families are provided with gift cards, a night’s stay at a participating hotel/motel, Red Cross referral, informational material, emotional support. etc. Meetings are held on the 4th Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. Anyone interested in learning more about After the Fire, or becoming a member, may attend a meeting, visit www.afterthefire.org, or call 518-435-4571.

Wednesday, May 26

Baked Ham Dinner
Saratoga Wilton Elks, 1 Elks Lane, Saratoga Springs | 4:30 – 6 p.m.

Curbside pick-up only.  Call Monday or Tuesday between 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. to place an order: 518-584-2585. Menu: baked ham, Au Gratin potatoes, vegetables, applesauce, roll, tossed salad. Dinner for 2: $25 (cash only). 

Volunteer Meetings
Zoom Meeting, Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park | 6 – 7 p.m.

Get caught up on events and the latest programs and projects. Everyone is welcome To register or get more information, please email volunteer coordinator, Erin, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Registrations must be made at least 24 hours in advance of the program. You will receive a confirmation email if you have been successfully registered.

Thursday, May 27

Bollywood Dance Fitness Classes
Online Zoom | Noon – 1 p.m. | Get up and move with the dancers of Ajna Dance Company! Join us for 4 weeks as we dance through the styles of Bollywood and Bhangra, break a sweat, and have some fun. Please register online www.sspl.org. Registration with an email is required to receive information on how to connect. The email will be sent three (3) hours prior to the scheduled start time of the program.

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