Friday, January 14
Fish Fry Friday
Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club, 123 Route 32, Schuylerville | 4 – 7 p.m.
Fish Fry Friday will continue every Friday thru April 15. All are welcome, members and non-members. Menu Includes but not limited to: fish fry, chicken fry, clam fry, popcorn shrimp, buffalo shrimp, coconut shrimp, scallops, chowder. Dinners are served with your choice of French fries or onion rings, coleslaw and sauce; ask about our extras and beverages. You are welcome to eat in at our club house or call ahead for take-out. 518-695-3917.
Wilton Wildlife Preserve & Park, 80 Scout Rd., Gansevoort | 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Join us to view the trails in a new light…moonlight! This program is in partnership with Saratoga Springs Public Library, and geared toward children, teens, and families. Registration opens to the public December 31st. Please register with the Saratoga Springs Public Library at 518-584-7860, ext. 305.
7th Annual Dr. King Celebration Weekend
Various locations Saratoga Springs.
The events run from Friday to Monday and features a variety of workshops, performances, lectures, and panel discussions. This year’s theme centers on Dr. King’s quote: “I have decided to stick with love.” The weekend begins with the Dr. King Challenge on Friday night featuring performances by regional artists, actors and musicians and continues Saturday through Monday with both virtual and in-person events for both kids and adults, and includes workshops, musical performances, film screenings and a multitude of other gatherings that will be staged at various locations across Saratoga Springs. For a comprehensive list of in-person events, and links to virtual programming, go to: MLKsaratoga.org.
Saturday, January 15
Takeout Chicken “N” Biscuits Dinner
Ballston Spa Elks Lodge #2619, 10 Hamilton Street, Ballston Spa | 4 – 6 p.m.
Annual Full Moon Bonfire & Cross Counry Ski or Snowshoe Event
Battenkill Conservancy, 25 Benz Ln., Greenwich
Sunday, January 16
VIP Pet Care Clinic
Benson’s Pet Center, 3083 NY-50, Saratoga Springs 4-5:30 p.m.
Through Community Clinics and Wellness Centers hosted at local pet stores, VIP Petcare provides a wide variety of preventive care services, all administered by a licensed veterinarian.
Monday, January 17
MLK Day Craft
Saratoga Springs Public Library, 49 Henry St., Saratoga Springs | 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Come to the Children’s Room on Martin Luther King Day and make a Balancing Peace Dove. This craft may be made in the library or taken to be assembled at home.
Animal Tracking on Snowshoes
Camp Saratoga, Wilton Wildlife Preserve, 80 Scout Rd., Gansevoort
1 – 2 p.m. | Join us on a Scavenger Hunt for animal tracks and other signs of winter at Camp Saratoga. For children ages 5 and up accompanied by an adult. Led by Environmental Educators from Wilton Wildlife Preserve & Park. Meet in their main Parking Lot #1 and bring snowshoes if you have them. If not, there will be loaners you can borrow. Please dress for the weather as this event will be entirely outdoors. If no snow, we will hunt for tracks in the mud. Register online or in the Saratoga Springs Public Library, Children’s Room, or by calling 518-584-7860, ext 305.
Tuesday, January 18
Christ the Savior Church, 349 Eastline Rd., Ballston Lake
Pick up 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. | As usual we will have potato/cheese, sauerkraut, and farmer’s cheese pierogies. All pierogi orders are $10/dozen. Please call 518-363-0001.
Town of Greenfield Historical Society Meeting
Greenfield Community Center, 25 Wilton Rd., Greenfield Center | 7 p.m.
Saratoga Plan – Casey Holzworth, a member of Saratoga Plan’s Palmertown Guidance Committee and staff at NYS Parks, will update us on the exciting things that are happening in the Palmertown Range and the Sarah B. Foulke Friendship Trails. This planned network of trails in Northern Saratoga County, emphasize celebrating friendship, building community, and connecting people from all walks of life to nature and to each other. If you have a friend, neighbor, or family member interested in this program please bring them along. Non-Members are always welcome. This is our rescheduled meeting from October 2021
Wednesday, January 19
Stuffed Shells Dinner
Saratoga-Wilton Elks Lodge, 1 Elks Lane, Saratoga Springs | 4:30 – 6 p.m.
Menu: stuffed shells, meatballs, sweet sausage, tossed salad, garlic toast. Cost is 2 for $30. (Cash Only). Call Monday or Tuesday between 10 a.m. – Noon to place an order. 518-584-2585.
Thursday, January 20
Offbeat Destinations: Go Here, Not There
Saratoga Springs Public Library, Zoom Presentation | 10 – 11 a.m.
Let’s look beyond the most popular (and crowded) destinations. While we are in the midst of a northeast winter and waiting for travel to reopen further, follow Rhona Koretzky off the beaten path. There are spectacular alternatives to the most visited national parks, fascinating small cities in every state, and tucked away corners in every country (and even some infrequently visited countries). Join a virtual journey on the road less traveled. Please register online at www.sspl.org.