February 18 – February 24, 2022

Friday, February 18

Genealogy and Local History

Zoom | 1 p.m.  Presented by Heritage Hunters - “In Memoriam: Casualties of the Battles of Saratoga.” It will be led by Eric Schnitzer, Interpretive Ranger and Military Historian, with the Saratoga National Historical Park in Stillwater. Eric will discuss his research in identifying the American casualties, using a variety of methods including genealogy. For more information contact Ginny at 518-885-9309 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Zoom link: us02web.zoom.us/j/82014504701?pwd=QnRkTWx6YjA3UEZQNGxGLzFDYlZKUT09 

Fish Fry Friday

Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club, 123 Rte 32, Schuylerville

4 – 7 p.m. | Fish Fry Friday will continue every Friday through 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 extra’s and beverages. You are welcome to eat in at our clubhouse or call ahead for take-out. 518-695-3917.

Monthly Fundraiser Dinner Takeout

Principessa Elena Society

11-13 Oak St., Saratoga Springs | 5 – 7 p.m.

Benefits building fund. Homemade soups are back! Menu: Pasta Fagioli by the quart and minestrone soup by the quart. Curbside pickup only. Cost $15 per quart or 2 for $25. Open to the public. Take-out only.

Ensemble Connect 

Skidmore College, Arthur Zankel Music Center
815 N. Broadway, Saratoga Springs | 7 p.m.

Presented by Skidmore College and Carnegie Hall. Ensemble Connect, a group of the finest young professional classical musicians based out of Carnegie Hall, celebrates its 15th year at Skidmore! The concert is free and open to the public for both in-person and virtual audiences. Visit the Arthur Zankel Music Center website for event details. Concert Program: SCHUBERT Octet in F Major, D. 803

Saturday, February 19

Photography Display

Saratoga Coffee Traders

447 Broadway, Saratoga Springs | Edward Acker Photographer is showing photographs at Saratoga Coffee Traders thru Feb 26. For more information visit www.edwardackerphotographer.com 413-446-8348.

E-Sport Gaming Club

Galway Public Library, 2112 East St., Galway

11 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Starting Feb. 19 come join us every 3rd Saturday. Play competitive video gaming (Switch & PS4) individual or team competition. For ages Middle School to Adult. Those interested in attending must register: 518-882-6385. More information is available at www.galwaypubliclibrary.org.

The Camp Saratoga 8K Snowshoe Race

Wilton Wildlife Preserve & Park
80 Scout Rd., Gansevoort | 10:30 a.m.

There will be no indoor facilities except for bathrooms. Registration can be done online through www.runsignup.com with day-of onsite. A limited supply of Dion snowshoes available to rent for $5 on a first-come/first-serve basis. For more information visit www.dionwmacsnowshoe.com. Questions? Call Laura at 518-581-1278 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 

Annual Meeting of The Audubon Society of the Capital District (ASCR) 

Peebles Island State Park Meeting Room
1 Delaware Ave. North, Cohoes | 11 a.m.

Tom Lake, local conservationist, and curator of NYSDEC’s Hudson River Almanac, will be the speaker. Election of officers/board members will be held as well as a brief business meeting. If you are interested in taking part in a community group dedicated to the welfare of birds, please attend. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for information. Refreshments provided. Open to the public, no cost for admission. For reservations to attend contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 

The Lattimore Circle

Brookside Museum, 6 Charlton St., Ballston Spa

2 p.m. | Presented by Julie O’Connor and Lorie Wies This Saratoga County History Roundtable presentation focuses on the saga of the Lattimore family over several generations in which they were key figures in the establishment of a thriving Black community in Albany and became important links with the abolition movements. During this time, they continued their influence after moving to the Town of Moreau and Saratoga Springs during the mid-19th century. Will coincide with the “Black Experiences in Saratoga County, 1750-1950” exhibition. Free tickets are available at brooksidemuseum.networkforgood.com/events/38740-the-lattimore-circle

Valor: The Medal of Honor 

New York State Military Museum
61 Lake Ave., Saratoga Springs | 2 p.m.

Presented by Edward Lengel, chief historian of Medal of Honor Museum. Attendance limited to 40. This is a program of the Friends of the New York State Military Museum. 

Takeout Ziti & Meatball Dinner 

Ballston Spa Elks Lodge #2619
10 Hamilton Street, Ballston Spa | 4 – 6 p.m.

Menu will include ziti, meatballs, salad, bread and dessert. The cost is 2 for $25 or $15 each (cash only). Pre-orders encouraged, to place your order email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 518-885-1149 Feb. 17 & 18, between 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Limited quantities available at the door. Proceeds support Elks Charities.

Fly-In Breakfast 

Empire State Aerosciences Museum

250 Rudy Chase Dr., Glenville | 8:30 – 10:30 a.m.

Featuring: “Army vs. Air Force Flight Training.” Enjoy an assortment of pancakes, French toast, eggs, sausage, potatoes, juice, coffee, tea, fruit and more. Open to the public. At 10 a.m., Jay Fuller of Latham will present a program that compares and contrasts Army and Air Force flight training during the Vietnam era. A veteran of both branches, Fuller flew a variety of aircraft for the Army in Vietnam and the Air Guard at Schenectady. Fly-In if you would like. Pilots: Tower Frequency 121.3; Ground 121.9. Land at Schenectady County Airport and taxi to Richmor Aviation North. Tell them you are going to ESAM.

Sunday, February 20

Takeout Italian Supper Benefit

Knights of Columbus, 50 Pine Rd., Saratoga Springs 

1 - 6 p.m. | Takeout Italian Supper to benefit the family of Susan Braim-Briggs. On Saturday, January 22, Susan Braim-Briggs, a native of Saratoga Springs and daughter of late Brother Knight, Joe Braim, sister of Joanne Natalie, and Brother Knight, Don Braim, lost her home to a catastrophic fire/explosion. Luckily, she was called into work that night. Now she needs our help. In response, the Saratoga Council, Knights of Columbus is holding a Takeout Italian Supper to raise money to help Susan rebuild her life. Please note the following details. Takeout Italian Supper of Five cheese lasagna, penne pasta, meatballs, sausage, tossed salad, and rolls - $15.

Monday, February 21

Nature Detectives

Wilton Wildlife Preserve, 80 Scout Rd., Gansevoort | 1 – 2 p.m.

Go for a hike through the eyes of an animal. Children will use their five senses and learn the basics of animal tracking. Are you successful enough to survive the winter? Snowshoes will be available for rental 15 minutes prior to the program, $3/pair. Register online at wiltonpreserve.org/education/calendar or call the office at 518-450-0321.

Tuesday, February 22

February Break Drama Camp 

Malta Community Center, One Bayberry Drive, Malta | 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. For ages 7-13 will run Feb. 22-25. The camp will be taught by Malta’s Artistic Director Elyse Young and will include acting skills, vocal techniques, theater games, crafts, rehearsals, and performance of a short play. Students must wear a mask when not performing. For more information, go online to www.maltaparksrec.com or contact Town of Malta Parks and Recreation Department at 518-899-4411.

Dinner & A Drink

Saratoga Senior Center, 5 Williams St., Saratoga Springs | 5:30 p.m. Dinner prepared by staff. $11 per dinner. Menu: Chicken breast stuffed with broccoli and cheese. Please sign up, seating is limited. Dine-in only. 518-584-1621 ext. 213

After the Fire’s Monthly Meeting

Eagle Matt Lee Firehouse, Washington St., Ballston Spa | 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, information 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 us on Facebook, at www.afterthefire.org or leave a message on voicemail at 518-435-4571.

Wednesday, February 23

Roast Beef Dinner Take-out

Saratoga Wilton Elks, 1 Elks Lane, Saratoga Springs | 4:30 – 6 p.m. For curbside pickup only. Call Monday or Tuesday, 10 a.m. – Noon to place an order, 518-584-2585. Menu: roast beef, mashed potatoes, vegetable, salad, roll, gravy. Dinner for 2, $30 (cash only). 

Galway Photography Club

Galway Public Library, 2112 East St., Village of Galway | 6 p.m.

A safe, relaxed, and friendly atmosphere for those interested in photography. Maria Goldsmith will be speaking about photographs from her portfolio. Following CDC guidelines, masks and social distancing are required in the library building, For more information contact: Dave Waite, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 

Thursday, February 24

Great Backyard Bird Count 

Saratoga Springs Public Library, 49 Henry St., Saratoga Springs

All Day Event | Come to the Children’s Room to receive information on how your family can participate in the nationwide Great Backyard Bird Count. Activity sheets, craft kits, DIY binoculars will be available.

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