February 25 – March 3, 2022

Friday, February 18

Animal Tracking

Wilton Wildlife Preserve, 80 Scout Rd., Gansevoort

1 – 2 p.m. | Join our educators on the trails of Camp Saratoga North to learn the basics of animal tracking. The program will be led on snowshoes. Rentals will be available 15 minutes prior to program for $3/pair. Registration is required at least one business day in advance. To register visit wiltonpreserve.org/education/calendar or call 518-450-0321.

Fish Fry Friday

Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club
123 Route 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 club house, or call ahead for take-out. 518-695-3917.

Saturday, February 19

Build a Real Robot 

Galway Public Library, 2112 East St., Galway
11 a.m. – 2 p.m. | This is a seven week program beginning on February 26 and every fourth Saturday. We provide the training and tools and you as part of a team builds a working robot. For ages Middle School and up. To register call 518-882-6385. More information about the programs is available at www.galwaypubliclibrary.org.

Family Book Signing

Ballston Spa Public Library
21 Milton Ave., Ballston Spa | 11 a.m.

Join the library’s new therapy dog, Pearl and her mom, Terry Bushey for a book signing and meet and greet. Kids ages 5 and older and their favorite adults are invited to learn about Pearl’s adventures and how she was adopted. Books will be available for purchase. This is a free, in-person event. Registration required. Please stop in or call 518-885-5022 to reserve your spot. For more information, visit bspl.sals.edu

H.O.P.E. Antiques Roadshow Fundraiser

Pet Adoption and Education Center
Wilton Mall, Saratoga Springs | 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

With local antiques appraiser George Heigel. A community event celebrating 20 years of H.O.P.E. “helping people and pets find each other”.  Bring in your antiques to learn the history and value of your family heirlooms. Visit with the H.O.P.E. dogs and cats to make it an even more fun and special event! All $10 appraisal fees will be donated to help the orphaned pets of H.O.P.E. Reservations are suggested. Call 518-450-7013 for an appointment and more info.

No Greater Calamity for the Country

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

Inspired by a newly discovered scrapbook, Leon Reed explores the early days of the Civil War and the mobilization and deployment of the New York State Militia.  Attendance limited to 40. This is a program of the Friends of the New York State Military Museum.

Spaghetti & Meatball Dinner

Old Saratoga American Legion Post 278
6 Clancy Street, Schuylerville | 4 – 6 p.m.

The menu is salad, spaghetti, meatballs, bread and desert, all for $14 each. Pay at the door and you can eat in or take out. For more information call 518-695-3011 after 2 p.m., Tuesday – Sunday. 

Pork Roast Dinner Drive-thru

SGF United Methodist Church
15 Maplewood Parkway, South Glens Falls

4:30-6 p.m. | This dinner will be a drive-thru/pick-up dinner. We will not be serving sit down meals inside. Dinners will be bagged and delivered to your car. There will be a pork roast with roasted vegetables, gravy and stuffing, applesauce,  vegetable soup and homemade dessert. We are not able to take special requests.  We will be accepting pre-orders. Dinners cost $12. We are also offering delivery service. To place your order call 518-793-1152.

Sunday, February 20

21st Annual Longfellows Wedding Show

Longfellows, 500 Union Ave., Saratoga Springs

11 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Engaged couples are cordially invited to attend. Here they will meet with a select group of Saratoga and Capital District wedding professionals who will offer their expertise and advice in planning the day of their dreams! Attendees will enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres and door prizes, and they can register for the Grand Prize giveaway of a bridal shower for up to 20 guests at Longfellows. For more information, call 518-365-3459. Engaged couples are asked to pre-register for the event at longfellowsweddingshow.com   

Indoor Craft and Garage Sale 

Saratoga Wilton Elks, 1 Elks Lane, Saratoga Springs
11 a.m. - 3 p.m. | The popular Elks Ladies Auxiliary Indoor Craft and Garage Sale. Admission is free. Over 40 vendors; great parking, bargains galore, and lunch. Household items, sports equipment, hand-made items, clothing, fabrics, food treats, body lotions, and just about anything you can imagine. New vendors signing up every month. A fun activity the entire family enjoys.  All proceeds go to local charities. 8’ table and chairs $15. Call Debbie at 518-885-6506 for information or to sign up for a table(s). Masks should be worn by everyone per NYS Guidelines.

Monday, February 21

Defensive Driving Class

Saratoga Springs United Methodist Church, 175 Fifth Ave., Saratoga Springs

9 a.m. – 3 p.m. | NYS 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. $35 per person. Bring a friend fee is $30. Portion of fee goes to Saratoga Springs United Methodist Church. Registration is required by calling Ray Frankoski at 518-286-3788. Social distancing; mask required if you are not vaccinated; your temperature will be taken upon entry. Class size limited. 

Nature on the Move

Camp Saratoga North, 80 Scout Rd., Gansevoort | 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Come enjoy nature with others looking to get outside. This walk is geared towards gentle exercise and those with basic fitness levels. Snowshoe rentals will be available 15 minutes prior to the program start at $3/pair. Registration is required at least one business day in advance. To register visit wiltonpreserve.org/education/calendar or call 518-450-0321.

Reading & Discussion Program 

Galway Public Library, 2112 East St. Galway | 7 p.m.

A Reading & Discussion Program, Place & Story, made possible by a grant from Humanities NY. The first session in the series is a discussion of “An Unreasonable Woman” by Diane Wilson. Three other sessions will be on the last Monday of each month through May based on the theme: exploring the relationships we have with the land and living things around us. Register in advance, and pick up each book at the library. Call 518-882-6385 for more information and to register.

Tuesday, February 22

Saratoga Area Retired Teachers Meeting

Longfellows Restaurant, 500 Union Avenue (Rte. 9P), Saratoga Springs Noon | For membership information, call 518-587-5356.

“Beat the Winter Blues” Summer in the Winter Party 

Saratoga Senior Center, 5 Williams St., Saratoga Springs | 3 p.m.

Live music with Bobby Dick & Susie Q. $10. Summer party food served! Grab your favorite summer attire (optional) and warm up at the center. Let’s heat up the dance floor with Bobby & Susie! Please sign up, seating is limited. Phone: 518-584-1621 ext. 202. 

Wednesday, February 23

Fried Fish Dinner

Saratoga Wilton Elks, 1 Elks Lane, Saratoga Springs | 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. For curbside pick-up only. Menu: Fried fish, mac & cheese, tartar sauce, cold slaw, and roll. Dinner for 2 / $30 (cash only). Call Monday or Tuesday between 10 a.m. – noon to place your order, 518-584-2585. 

Poetry Reading 

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

Presenting a poetry reading by Lance Le Grys. 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 caffelena.org.

Thursday, February 24

Korean War Veterans’ Associacion Meeting 

190 Excelsior Ave., Saratoga Springs | 1:30 p.m. Several issues to be discussed and a new slate of officers will be nominated. Veterans who served anywhere during the Korean War, in Korean at any time, spouses, widows, friends and relatives are all invited to attend.  New members always welcome. Annual dues for Veterans are $10, and $5 for all others. For further information or an application to join the organization, contact Commander Paul O’Keefe at 518-603-4186.

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