April 8 – April 14, 2022

Friday, April 8

Anti-Human Trafficking Awareness Event

The Salvation Army
27 Woodlawn Ave., Saratoga Springs | 10:30 a.m.

Red Sand Project is an awareness event to raise awareness around the issue of human trafficking and those being exploited for sex or labor purposes for someone else’s profit. This event will last about an hour, featuring Salvation Army’s Fight for Freedom Action Plan, Survivor Video, and Red Sand Pouring. Everyone welcome. For more information, call 518-584-1640 ext. 9 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 

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 clubhouse or call ahead for take-out. 518-695-3917.

Murder Mystery Dinner Fundraiser

Saratoga Springs History Museum
1 East Congress St., Saratoga Springs | 6 – 10 p.m.

It’s all fun and games until someone dies during the taping of a celebrity episode of a family-feud game show featuring the casts of two rival soap operas. Join us at the Saratoga Springs History Museum as we sift through clues, meet the contestants up close and personal, grill the suspects, and solve the murder mystery. Full dinner provided by the Adelphi Hotel. Cash bar; silent auction. Proceeds from this event benefit the ongoing educational programs of the Museum. Tickets cost $125: www.saratogahistory.org/murder-mystery-dinner - advance sales only. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 518-584-6920 for more details.

Saturday, April 9

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. Class size is limited. 

NYS Yellow Ribbon Day Celebration

Town of Halfmoon, Veterans Memorial Park
162 Route 236 Halfmoon | 11 a.m. 

Hosted by the Town of Halfmoon and Carol Pingelski Hotaling the “Yellow Ribbon Lady.” We will be accepting donations for NY2 Blue Star Mothers of America, Inc., mothers who have a child currently serving or have honorably served in the military. Donations received will be used to send Freedom Boxes to our deployed troops. For questions, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 

Come Meet the Easter Bunny

Saratoga Candy Company
353 Broadway Saratoga Springs | 12:30-2:30 p.m. Bring your camera & take your picture with him and he will give you a little chocolate goodie! 

Sunday, April 10

Town of Milton Easter Egg Hunt

Milton Community Center
310 Northline Rd., Ballston Spa | 1 – 3 p.m. 

A free event for Town of Milton and Village of Ballston Spa Residents. There will be an Easter Egg Hunt, refreshments and games. In case of rain, the event will be held inside. 

Monday, April 11

Preschool Nature Hour

Wilton Wildlife Preserve, 80 Scout Rd., Wilton | 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

This program is for our youngest explorers, ages 3 – 6, where we use children’s love of nature to teach simple concepts. Includes a short hike and a nature craft. Registration is required at www.wiltonpreserve.org or call 518-450-0321.

Academy for Lifelong Learning 

The Academy for Lifelong Learning, 113 West Ave., Saratoga Springs & Zoom | 37 spring courses in two, five -week sessions starting the week of April 11 and the week of May 16. Most courses are offered in-person and some by Zoom. Registration is now open. Brochures are available online at www.esc.edu/all or at local libraries and by request. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (518) 587-2100 x2390. Registrations will be accepted by mail right up until the start of classes for session one, the week of April 11 and for session two, the week of May 16. Some classes will sell out so sign up soon. Annual membership is $75 and goes through June 30, 2022. Five-week courses are $50 each. If you would like to support the Academy by becoming a member or for more information, contact the Academy office at 518-587-2100 ext. 2390 or go to www.esc.edu/all.

Saratoga Parkinson’s Support Group 

Ballston Area Community Center, 20 Malta Ave, Ballston Spa | 1 p.m. Live meeting, discussion with caregivers and those with Parkinson’s Disease. Questions or information contact: Kevin McCullough This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 518-222-4247 or Marie Thorne This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 518-810-8483. 

Tuesday, April 12

Mirror Mirror 

Mechanicville District Public Library, 190 N. Main St. Mechanicville

11:30 a.m. | Make a self-portrait. Program suitable for all ages. For more programs at the library, visit: www.meclib.sals.edu. 

Pierogi Sale Pick Up 

Christ the Savior Church, 349 Eastline Rd., Ballston Lake
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. | As usual we will have potato/cheese, sauerkraut, and farmer’s cheese pierogies. All pierogi orders are $10/dozen. Please call early to order at 518-363-0001.

Magicians to Meet 

Zoom Program | 7:30 p.m. 

All persons, 16 and older, interested in the various aspects of the hobby of magic are invited to attend a joint ZOOM meeting of The Society of American Magicians (SAM #24) and The International Brotherhood of Magicians (IBM Ring#186). For more detailed information visit the SAM Website: www.sam24.synthasite.com 

Wednesday, April 13

Chicken Parmigiana Dinner Take-Out

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

For take-out only. Menu: Chicken Parmigiana, penne pasta, tossed salad, garlic toast. Dinner for 2 / $30 (cash only). Place order Monday or Tuesday between 10 a.m. – noon, 518-584-2585.

Thursday, April 14

Planning a Better Vegetable Garden 

Zoom Presentation | 6 – 7 p.m. | Presentation by Rebecca Devaney - Kick this year’s vegetable garden up a notch by learning how to apply organic methods to grow happier, healthier veggies. We will discuss creating a plant family rotation plan, incorporating cover crops and companion plantings, and building a stronger soil foundation. 

Ukrainian Egg Decorating 

Galway Public Library, 2112 East St., Galway | 6 – 9 p.m. Because of high demand we will host a second session of the Ukrainian Egg Decorating. 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.

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