March 4 – March 10, 2022

Friday, February 18

Diabetes Support Group Online 

Zoom Program | Noon

A Diabetes Support Group sponsored by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Saratoga County. This informal support group is held via Zoom for people with diabetes or prediabetes. Family members of those with diabetes are also welcomed to attend. There is no fee for the support group. Topics will vary and may be based on the interest of the group. Contact Diane Whitten at 518-885-8995, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information. Register in advance for this meeting at: cornell.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcrcumprTgsHdTnnFQhaAk3DmT35kxzTfzR or with this QR code. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Lenten Fish Fry Takeout

Knights of Columbus #246, 50 Pine Rd., Saratoga Springs

5 p.m. | Every week through April 15. Menu will include Fried or Baked Haddock ($14) or Fried Clam Strips ($12); meals will include French Fries, Cole Slaw, Tartar Sauce, and Cocktail Sauce. Also, available for purchase will be Macaroni and Cheese ($5) and New England Clam Chowder ($7/pint or $13/quart). Orders will be taken by calling 518-584-8547 between the hours of Noon - 3 p.m. on the Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday prior to the event.

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 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

Impressions Pups’ Birthday Pawty

368 Broadway, Saratoga Springs | 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Each March we celebrate Smalls, Cookie, Smitty, Pupa and Thatcher’s birthdays with treats and fun for all. Pups must be well behaved, good with other dogs and must be leashed. We will be serving Pooch Pancakes, Mutt Mochas and English Springer Tea, using local and natural ingredients. There will be doggie activities, treat tastings, special deals on dog products, coloring contest and a raffle for a great prize basket.  Accepting donations for our local shelters:  gently used toys, collars, leashes, beds, blankets, or towels, use dried and canned dog and cat food and treats. For more information call 518-587-0666, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Sully’s Squad 

New York State Military Museum

61 Lake Ave., Saratoga Springs | 2 p.m.

Kevin Wilson discusses his young adult novel of World War II told through the eyes of 15-year-old Arty, from Saratoga, who lies about his age to enlist. Attendance limited to 40. This is a program of the Friends of the New York State Military Museum. 

Sunday, February 20

Saratoga Irish Family Festival

Saratoga-Wilton Elks, 1 Elks Lane, Saratoga Springs

2 – 6 p.m. | The Saratoga Ancient Order of Hibernians will hold a family FEIS. A traditional family festival featuring a celebration of Irish Music, dance, and culture. Donation $10, children under 12 free. Light fare available for an additional price. Raffle items and baskets galore. For more information call Mark Lyon 518-312-3856, AOH FEIS Committee. 

Celebrate the Violin & Piano

Saratoga Springs Methodist Church
5th Ave & Henning Rd, Saratoga Springs | 3 p.m.

The Saratoga Chamber Players invite you to discover, or rediscover, the music of Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, an English violin prodigy and conductor, and to enjoy the works of old favorites, Franz Schubert and Manuel de Falla. Violinist Jill Levy and pianist Margaret Kampmeier will open the concert with Coleridge-Taylor’s 1895 Ballade in C minor, Op.73. The opening selection of the concert will be followed by Manuel De Falla’s Suite populaire espagnole and Schubert’s Fantaisie for Violin and Piano in C Major, D 934. Tickets: www.eventbrite.com/e/celebrate-the-piano-and-violin-tickets-167612977929 - adults $30; seniors $25; and students $20. Children admitted for free.

Monday, February 21

Reading & Discussion Program 

Galway Public Library, 2112 East St. Galway | 7 p.m. A Reading & Discussion Program, Place & Story, which is 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, will continue the theme, exploring the relationships we have with the land and living things around us. Those wishing to participate must register in advance, and pick up each book at the library. Call 518-882-6385 for more information and to register.

Research Study Pre-Diabetes or Type 2 Diabetes

Skidmore College, 815 N. Broadway, Saratoga Springs

Do You Want to Improve Your Health and Get Paid $50? Volunteer for an exciting 8-week research study at Skidmore College. Study participants must be pre-diabetic or diagnosed with type 2 diabetes mellitus and between the ages of 30 – 65 years old. You will receive FREE: State of the Art body fat analysis using the BODPod technology, Blood HbA1c, lipid, and sugar (glucose) analysis, Physical activity monitoring and dietary analysis and Comprehensive analysis of all your results at the completion of the study. Contact: Dr. Karen Arciero at Skidmore College, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Dr. Paul Arciero at Skidmore College, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Tuesday, February 22

“Hessians” in the American Revolutionary War

Van Schaick Island Country Club, 201 Continental Ave., Cohoes | 7 p.m.

Presented by Eric Schnitzer. This is part of the Winter Lecture Series of the Waterford Historical Museum and Cultural Center. For more information, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Admission: $6 non-members, $5 members. Dinner is available for separate purchase during the program (not included in the price of admission).

Wednesday, February 23

Chicken & Biscuits Dinner Take-Out

Saratoga Wilton Elks, 1 Elks Lane, Saratoga Springs | 4:30 – 6 p.m.

For take-out only. Menu: chicken & biscuits, mashed potatoes, vegetable, salad, roll. Dinner for 2 / $30 (cash only). Place order Monday or Tuesday between 10 a.m. – noon, 518-584-2585.

Thursday, February 24

Ch. 60, Korean War Veterans’ Association March Luncheon

The Parting Glass Restaurant, 40-42 Lake Ave., Saratoga Springs | Noon

Hosts will be Paul and Jean Nolin. All veterans who served anywhere during the Korean War, in Korea at any time, spouses, widows, friends and relatives are all invited to attend. To make a reservation, please call the Nolan’s at 518-893-3379 no later than March 7. New members are always welcome. Annual dues for all Veterans are $10, and $5 for all others.  For further information or to request an application to join the organization, please contact Comm. Paul O’Keefe at 518-603-4186.

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