February 11 – February 17, 2022

Friday, February 11

Fish Fry Friday 
Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club, 123 Rte 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.

Saturday, February 12

Fat Bike Rally
Saratoga Spa State Park Warming Hut, 19 Roosevelt Dr., Saratoga Springs
Join us for the Sixth Annual Saratoga Fat Bike Rally! Our event was founded with two principles in mind; building a community of fat bikers, and supporting the communities we live in. Learn more: www.bikereg.com/saratoga-fat-bike-rally. Registration deadline is Friday, February 11 at 5 p.m. 

Defensive Driving Class
Saratoga Springs United Methodist Church
175 Fifth Ave., Saratoga Springs | 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. New York state approved. Save 10% on your base auto insurance for the next three years & receive up to 4 points off your driving record according to New York State Department of Motor Vehicle guidelines. Fee: $35 per person. Bring a friend fee is $30. Portion of fee goes to Saratoga Springs United Methodist Church. Registration is required and can be made by calling Ray Frankoski at 518-286-3788. As we are social distancing, a mask is required if you are not vaccinated, and your temperature will be taken upon entry. Class size is limited. 

6th Annual Winter Outhouse Race Fundraiser 
Clifton Common, Clifton Common Blvd., Clifton Park
12 p.m. | The annual race returns to the Clifton Park Winterfest thanks to the Shenendehowa Rotary Club. This year’s race is a fundraiser for both Shelterbox and the Mechanicville Area Community Services. This outhouse races pit two teams racing against each other in a double elimination race. Cash prizes are awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place as well as the Best Themed Team. New this year is the “Skillet Toss Competition.” Competitors will line up to see who can toss a cast iron skillet the furthest! For more information contact Ray Anthony at 518-992-5804 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Annual Sweetheart Dinner Dance 
Saratoga-Wilton Elks Lodge 1 Elk Lane, Saratoga Springs
6 p.m. | Cocktails/appetizers from 6-7 p.m., dinner 7 p.m., and entertainment from 9 p.m. - midnight. The popular band GRAVITY will be our entertainment. Raffles will benefit the local CODE BLUE Shelter. Entrée choices: prime rib, stuffed chicken, and eggplant parmesan with bucatini pasta; served with roasted potatoes, tossed salad, roll, and glazed carrots. A cupcake tower with a variety of flavors for dessert. Cost is $35.00/person. Reservations are first come first serve with limited seating. RSVP: Barb Ash 518-584-0694, cell 518-879-8713 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with entrée choice, number of guests and method of payment. Proof of vaccination is required.

Sunday, February 13

Monthly Breakfast 
The Fish Creek Rod and Gun, 123 Rte 32, Schuylerville
8 – 11 a.m. | Menu: Eggs cooked to order, bacon, sausage, toast (white or wheat), pancakes (regular, blueberry, buckwheat, apple cinnamon), French toast, home fries, orange juice, coffee, tea, hot chocolate. Cost: $10 Adult, $5 Child. EVERYONE will be welcome to join us. 581-695-3917.

Annual Souper Bowl of Caring Chili Fest 
Middle Grove United Methodist Church
10:15 a.m. - 1 p.m. (or until sold out). | This is a takeout only event. Wide variety of homemade chili for sale for $6 per quart. Church is located at 429 Middle Grove Rd., corner of Middle Grove & North Creek Rd, in Middle Grove. 

Monday, February 14

Song Swap with Jeff Walton
Zoom Presentation | 7 – 9 p.m. 
Grab your favorite acoustic instrument, bring your love of music, and join us for an informal song swap led by local musician, Jeff Walton. Feel free to bring your own tune to play and share. Please register online. This online program uses the Zoom livestreaming platform. It will require access to a computer, mobile device with the Zoom app installed, and/or a phone for audio-only access. 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. www.sspl.org

Tuesday, February 15

Havurah Vatik February Zoom Event
Zoom Presentation | 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Author Deborah Tannen will discuss her new book, Finding My Father: His Century-Long Journey from WWI Warsaw – and My Quest to Follow. Deborah’s father, Eli Tannen, came to the US from Poland in 1920. He was a lifelong Zionist and atheist whose Jewish identity pervaded every aspect of his life, which is like a walking tour through 20th century history. Retracing his steps and studying his journals, Deborah has pieced together the puzzles of his life, and she will share with us his fascinating story. Contact Rita Fischer This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Caroline Seligman at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with any questions. Join Zoom Meeting: us02web.zoom.us/j/89744740745?pwd=eGg0Smt6WXQzUmRXMmt6UG1kaWZ1Zz09 Passcode 724095

Trivia Night
Saratoga Senior Center, 5 Williams St., Saratoga Springs | 5:15 p.m.
All those useless facts you’ve been collecting can finally come in handy! $2 Pizza and cocktail tasting included. Thereafter, Trivia night will be held on the third Monday of the month. Join us for fun, friendly competition! Please sign up, seating is limited. Phone: 518-584-1621 ext. 202

Town of Greenfield Historical Society Meeting
Community Center, 25 Wilton Rd, Greenfield Center | 7 p.m.
Former Saratoga Springs police chief Greg Veitch has written a book –A Gangster’s Paradise. This is a history of the Gangsters of Saratoga Springs from the Prohibition era up through the Kefauver Committee hearings in the 1950s. You do not have to be a member to attend.

Wednesday, February 16

BBQ Chicken Dinner Take-out
Saratoga Wilton Elks, 1 Elks Lane, Saratoga Springs | 4:30 – 6 p.m. For curbside pick up only. Call Monday or Tuesday, 10 a.m. – Noon to place an order, 518-584-2585. Menu: BBQ chicken, coleslaw, baked beans, corn muffin. Dinner for 2, $30 (cash only). 

Thursday, February 17

Owl Prowl 
Wilton Wildlife Preserve, 80 Scout Rd., Wilton | 6 – 7 p.m.
Participants ages 5 and older along with a parent or caregiver will assemble at the main parking lot of Wilton Wildlife Preserve & Park. Learn owl calls and then go for an Owl Prowl walk to listen for these nighttime predators. Please bring snowshoes if you have them, otherwise the Park will have loaners for your use. Please bring a flashlight and dress for the weather as this will be a totally outdoor experience. Register online at sspl.org or by calling the Saratoga Springs Public Library Children’s Room at 518-584-7860, ext. 305.

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