October 29 – November 4, 2021

Friday, October 29   

Congress Park Walking Tours 
Saratoga Springs Visitors Center

297 Broadway, Saratoga Springs | 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Learn about the fascinating history of “The Queen of Spas” with a leisurely walk thru Congress Park.  Our experienced guides will tell you the story of what journalist Nellie Bly called “The wickedest city in America”. You’ll hear about our “magic water”, the tragic story of the Trask Family and the history of the Saratoga City Museum. Tours are given Thursday - Saturday at 10:30 a.m. thru the end of October.  Tickets are $20 adults, $10 children.  Book online at www.walkingsaratoga.com 

Baskets for Ben
Queensbury VFW Post #6196

132 Luzerne Rd., Queensbury | 4 p.m.
Celebrating a Decade of Service. Helping local children in need. Live auction begins at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $20, includes appetizers, desserts, gift baskets, door prizes, auction, entertainment and more. To purchase tickets, call 518-792-4514 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Visit benosbornfund.org. The Ben Osborn Memorial Fund is a 501(c)3 organization. 100% of the proceeds are donated to help local children in Warren, Washington, Saratoga, and Essex Counties. For more information visit www.benosbornfund.org 

Fundraiser Takeout Fish Fry
Knights of Columbus #246

50 Pine Rd., Saratoga Springs | 5 - 7:30 p.m.
Fried or Baked Haddock ($14) or Fried Clam Strips ($12) with French Fries, Cole Slaw, Tartar Sauce, and Cocktail Sauce; New England Clam Chowder by the Pint ($7) or the Quart ($13); and Macaroni and Cheese ($5). To place an order, call 518-584-8547 noon - 3 p.m. Pickup at 5 p.m. and every 15 minutes thereafter. You may come into the building to pick up your meal or you can have it brought out to your vehicle upon arrival, just call from the parking lot. Open to the public.

Saturday, October 30

The Revolutionary War in the Adirondacks
Brookside Museum, 6 Charlton St., Ballston Spa 1 – 3 p.m. | Meet local historian Marie Danielle Annette Williams, author of “The Revolutionary War in the Adirondacks: Raids in the Wilderness” (The History Press, 2020). The book is aimed at the general public and describes the British and Loyalist raids that took place around Upstate and Western New York after British General Burgoyne’s 1777 campaign and the actions taken by Patriots to end the raids. Books will be available for signing and purchasing at Brookside Museum. For more information, visit www.brooksidemuseum.org 

Turkey Dinner Take Out
Trinity United Methodist Church

155 Ballard Road, Gansevoort | 4 – 6 p.m. 
Take-out only. Price is $12 per adult, $6 per child. Dinner by pre-order only. To place an order, please call 518-683-8195 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday-Friday. Cut-off date for orders is October 29. On Oct. 30, please arrive at Trinity UMC, remain in your car, wear a mask and have exact payment. A Trinity UMC volunteer will take your payment and bring you your dinners.

Sunday, October 31

Halloween Morning Breakfast
Round Lake Fire House, 13 Curry Rd., Round Lake

8 – 11:30 a.m.  | There will be all-you-can-eat scrambled eggs, sausage, and pancakes, plus juice and coffee. Prices are $7 for adults, $3 for children 6-12 and free for those under 6. Tickets will be available at the door. Costumes are welcome, but not required.

Monday, November 1

Saratoga Area Retired Teachers Meeting
Longfellows Restaurant

500 Union Ave. (Rte. 9P), Saratoga Springs | 12 p.m.
For membership and luncheon information, please call 518-587-5356.

Tuesday, November 2

Election Day Chili Meal
The Malta Ridge United Methodist Church

729 Malta Ave. Extension, Malta Ridge
11:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.  | Eat in and take out. The menu will feature chili, roll, salad and cookie for dessert. Eat-in (you will be served) or take out. Donation is $8.  Call 518-581-0210 for directions or large take-out orders. 

Fall 2021 Dancing Through Time Virtual: The Golden Age of Hollywood
Zoom Presentation | 1 – 2:15 p.m. 

A unique six-week series on Tuesdays through November 16. Each 75-minute class begins with a virtual tour with film clips by Hollywood poster collector Mike Kaplan followed by a 55-minute thematic movement class for all level participants. Cost is $10 per class. November 2 class is Ballet Icons with Abbie Guisbond. Registration is now open at www.dancealliance.org/dancing-through-time-registration 

Election Day Chicken & Biscuit Dinner
Middle Grove United Methodist Church

429 Middle Grove Rd., Middle Grove | 4 - 7 p.m. or until sold out. 
Take out only. Dinner includes homemade chicken & biscuit, homemade cranberry relish, peas, homemade apple crisp. Tickets: $12 for adults, $6.00 for children ages 5-10 yrs, free for children ages 5 and younger. 

Wednesday, November 3

Roast Beef 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. – Noon to place an order, 518-584-2585. Menu: Roast beef, mashed potatoes, vegetables, salad, roll, gravy. Dinner for 2 / $25, cash only. 

Poetry Event
Caffè Lena, 47 Phila St., Saratoga Springs | 7 p.m.

A poetry reading by Jessica Cuello. An open mic poetry reading will follow. Doors open for sign-ups at 6:30 p.m. The host for the event will be Carol Graser and the cost is $5 general, free for students. The featured reading will also be livestreamed. You can find a link for the livestream at www.caffelena.org 

Thursday, November 4

Ch. 60 Korean War Vet. Association Meeting 
VFW, 190 Excelsior Ave., Saratoga Springs | 1:30 p.m. 

Veterans who served anywhere during the Korean War, in Korea at any time, spouses, widows, friends and relatives are all invited to attend. New members are always welcome. Annual dues are $10 for all veterans and $5 for all others. For further information or an application to join, please contact. Com. Paul O’Keefe at 518-603-4186.

Irish Heritage Presentation #3, History of the Fighting 69th
Saratoga -Wilton Elks, 1 Elks Lane, Saratoga Springs | 7:30 p.m. 

Speaker: 1LT Dan Graham, Maintenance Control Officer HHC, 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry Regiment. All are welcome. For more information, contact 518-669-3457. Sponsored by the Ancient Order of Hibernians, Commodore John Barry Div.#1 Grant from Irish Legislators Society.

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