April 1 – April 7, 2022

Friday, April 1

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.

Happy Hour with Dottie Pepper

Saratoga Senior Center
5 Williams St., Saratoga Springs | 4:30 p.m.

Featuring a 30-minute presentation from Pepper on Mentorship: A Cornerstone of Success. The presentation will be followed by Pepper’s book sale and signing. The event will include a wine tasting from SaratogaWine.com and lite bites. The event is open to the public. Cost is $5 per person. For more information or to R.S.V.P., please call the Senior Center at 518-584-1621. 

Saturday, April 2

Star Stories

Galway Public Library 2112 East St., Galway | 10:30 a.m.

Participants must register to reserve their space inside the portable planetarium by calling 518-882-6385. Star stories from hundreds and thousands of years ago will be told in a fun and memorable format. Presented by Planetarium Adventures, and made possible by the SALS Seed Challenge Grant, this program is suitable for all ages.

Kids Springs Paint-A-Pic

Mechanicville District Public Library 190 N. Main St. Mechanicville | 12 p.m.

This program is suitable for children Pre-K to Grade 6. Register at: meclib.sals.edu and check out the other programs for the week. 


NYS Military Museum, 61 Lake Ave., Saratoga Springs

2 p.m. | Historian Derek Maxfield reviews the rise of prison camps during the Civil War and tells the tale of the infamous prisoner of war camp at Elmira, New York. This event is free and open to the public but seating is limited to 40, first-come-first-seated.

Sunday, April 3

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

Malta Ridge Volunteer Fire Company
5 Hearn Rd. Ballston Spa | 8 a.m. – Noon.

Come see the Easter Bunny and enjoy some good breakfast. Eggs, pancakes, waffles, bacon, sausage, toast, milk, orange juice and apple juice.

Family Hike

Moreau Lake State Park

605 Old Saratoga Rd., Gansevoort | 10 a.m.

Spring has sprung! Now is the time to appreciate the new growth that comes from a season of rest. We’ll set out from the park office keeping a lookout for birds, animal tracks and plant life. Our route will be determined by the age and ability level of the participants but whichever direction we take we’ll have fun and learn together. Dress for the weather! Pay $5 per adult and $1 per child (cash or check) at the office. Registration is required at least 24 hours in advance; call or text 518-917-2174.

Growing a Garden from Grocery Store Food

Moreau Lake State Park, 605 Old Saratoga Rd., Gansevoort | 2 p.m. | Your local grocery store is a treasure trove of garden seeds and starts, often for far less money than buying packets of seeds. We’ll explore the options and the pros and cons. Bonus: We’ll also discuss growing new produce from kitchen scraps. Pay $5 per adult and $1 per child (cash or check) at the office upon arrival, we’ll meet at the Nature Center. Registration is required at least 24 hours in advance; call or text 518-917-2174.

Monday, April 4

Nature on the Move

Wilton Wildlife Preserve, 80 Scout Rd., Wilton

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. Registration is required via wiltonpreserve.org or calling the office at 518-450-0321.

Tuesday, April 5

Saratoga Area Retired Teachers Meeting

Longfellows Restaurant, 500 Union Avenue
(Rte. 9P), Saratoga Springs | Noon

For membership information and luncheon reservations, call 518-587-5356.

Wednesday, April 6

The Olde Saratoga Seniors Meeting 

Town Hall, 35 Spring, St., Schuylerville | Noon. | Casserole luncheon. Final payment is due for the trip in May. There are numerous programs being announced by members for those interested.  Attend and find out what’s going on that is new.  Anyone is welcome and always looking for new members.  For more information contact Pat Temple at 518-338-2329

Roast Pork Dinner Take-Out

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

For take-out only. Menu: roast pork, mashed potatoes, vegetables, stuffing, applesauce, gravy and roll, tossed salad. Dinner for 2 / $30 (cash only). Place order Monday or Tuesday between 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., 518-584-2585.

Poetry Reading

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

 A poetry reading by Indran Amirthanayagam and Sara Cahill Marron. 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.

The Deepest Devotion (President Ulysses S. Grant) 

Zoom Presentation | 7 p.m. | With Ben Kemp from the Friends of Grant Cottage as part of the Expert Next Door series. It has been 200 years since the birth of Civil War general, and two-term president, Ulysses S. Grant, who spent his last days here in Saratoga County at Mount McGregor. Kemp will portray President Grant’s eldest son, Frederick to illustrate the devotion his father had for his nation and his family.  Free tickets are available at brooksidemuseum.networkforgood.com/events/40362-experts-next-door-episode-19.  Donations appreciated. Zoom link for the event will be sent within 48 hours of the event time.

Stress Reduction: Finding Freedom from Anxiety, Worry & Fear 

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

Led by licensed psychotherapist Lisa Temoshok, this hour-long monthly gathering will focus on simple, creative, evidence-based tools and practices to apply to daily life. Participants are encouraged to register in advance at 518-882-6385 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Thursday, April 7

Korean War Veteran’s Association Meeting

VFW, 190 Excelsior Ave., Saratoga Springs | 1:30 p.m.

Veterans who served anywhere during the Korean War, in Korea at any time, spouses, widows, relatives and friends are all invited to attend.  For further information or an application to join the organization, please contact Comm. Paul O’Keefe at 518-603-4186.  New members are always welcome.  Annual dues are $10 for veterans and $5 for all others.

Ukrainian Egg Decorating Program 

The Galway Public Library, 2112 East St., Galway | 6 – 9 p.m.

Local artist Sallie Will will teach the free class. Donations will be accepted for the United Methodist Church’s Ukrainian Aid fund. Participants should bring two raw, washed white eggs, blown out and dipped in a vinegar/water solution prior to class if possible. The dyes are permanent, so old clothes are recommended. Participants must be 16 or older, and register ahead at 518-882-6385, as space is limited.

4-H Tractor Safety

Zoom Presentation | 6:30 p.m. Open to youth 14 and older. Great opportunity for youth who currently work on farms, those who will be seeking employment on a farm, or anyone who would like to learn more about farm and machinery safety. Participants will gain hands-on experience with a variety of equipment including tractors and implements, skid steers, ATVs and chainsaws. They will also visit a variety of agribusinesses, and receive HOSTA certification upon successful completion of the program. To sign-up, please visit: reg.cce.cornell.edu/20224HTractorSafety-2_241. 

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