May 20 – May 26, 2022

Friday, May 20

Fundraiser Fish Fry Takeout 

Knights of Columbus Council #246
50 Pine Rd., Saratoga Springs | 5 -7  p.m. 

Rather than calling in ahead of time, it will now be first-come, first-served walk-ins only.  Due to the increase in cost of everything, the prices have changed a bit.  Menu items:  Fried or Baked Haddock $15 or Fried Clam Strips $12, includes French Fries, Cole Slaw, Tartar Sauce, and Cocktail Sauce; Macaroni and Cheese $5; New England Clam Chowder by the pint $7 or the quart $13; French Fries $3; Dessert $2. Payment can be made by cash or checks.  For further information, please call 518-584-8547. 

Monthly Fundraiser Dinner

The Principessa Elena Society

13 Oak Street, Saratoga Springs | 5 – 7 p.m. 

The menu: Macaroni with sauce; meatballs with sauce; sausage and peppers with sauce; salad; Italian bread and butter. Cost is $15. Eat in or take out.

Saturday, May 21

UUCSS 11th Annual Plant Fair

Unitarian Universalist Congregation

624 North Broadway, Saratoga Springs

10 a.m. - 1 p.m. | Tomatoes, herbs, and other veggies organically grown by members of the congregation - Perennials and house plants from locally grown flowers, ferns, and bushes - Bake sale of cookies, brownies, muffins, breads and more.  The sale will also be held on Sunday, May 22, from 12-2 p.m. Embellish your gardens with plants proven to flourish in Upstate New York. For more information call 518-587-0403 and ask for Bev. 

E-sports Gaming Club

Galway Public Library
2112 East St, Village of Galway | 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. 

Held on the 3rd Saturday of each month, we provide a safe, relaxed and friendly atmosphere for fun and competitive video gaming events for ages middle school thru adults. There are multiple video game systems and games. We start with a period of free play, where everyone can practice, learn tricks and tips, and meet fellow gamers.  This month’s featured game for bracket play is MARVEL.  Come join us!  If you have any questions or are interested, please contact the Galway Public library, 518-882-6385.

Academy for Lifelong Learning Fundraiser

Artisanal Brew Works
617 Maple Ave., Saratoga Springs | Noon – 5 p.m. A public fundraiser in support of the Academy for Lifelong Learning, at Artisanal Brew Works brand-new taproom. $1 will be donated to A.L.L. for every beer poured. Choose from New England Style IPAs, Sours, Fruited Ales, Pilsners, Stouts, & Belgians and enjoy delicious food from Ty’s Taco-Ria food truck. For more information about the Academy for Lifelong Learning, go to www.esc.edu/all or call Jeff Shinaman at 518-587-2100 x2390.

Genealogy and Local History

Town of Saratoga Town Hall,
corner of Rt. 4 and Rt. 29, Schuylerville | 1 p.m. 

Heritage Hunters of Saratoga County will meet. The topic, A Gangster’s Paradise: Saratoga Springs from Prohibition to Kefauver, will be presented by Greg Veitch, retired Police Chief of Saratoga Springs. It continues the saga of the city’s criminal activities where his first book, All the Law in the World Won’t Stop Them, ended.  It was a time of famous gangsters like “Lucky” Luciano, bootlegging, gambling, murders, raids, and political corruption. Public is invited. For info call 518-885-9309.

Sunday, May 22

BBQ Chicken Dinner Fundraiser

Saratoga VFW, 190 Excelsior Ave., Saratoga Springs 

1 – 5 p.m. | All proceeds go to the Capital District boys and Girls Club. Live music from Warden and Co., face painting, corn hole, cash bar, 50/50 raffle, and barrel of cheer raffle.  Sponsored by Nintey-Nine, Pick Six Vodka, Baked by Vohnoutka, Michael Biss Woodworking LLC. 

Famous Chicken Barbecue 

Harmony Corners Firehouse, Route 67, Charlton 

3 – 6 p.m. | This will be Drive thru Takeout only. Tickets are available at Smith’s Pie Shop, Mail N’ More in Burnt Hills, and McConchie’ Heritage Acres Campground. Dinner includes 1/2 Chicken, baked potato, mixed veg, coleslaw, roll, bottle of water, and a slice of cake. All for $15.00.

Monday, May 23

Southern Saratoga Art Society
May Meeting

Clifton Park Senior Community Center
6 Clifton Common Blvd., Clifton Park | 6:30 p.m.

Featured will be artist and demonstrator, Cynthia Rosen.  Cynthia has a studio in Vermont but often travels to get inspiration for her plein air paintings.  She is well known for her palette knife landscapes of broken color that often produce contemporary interpretations.  The demonstration is open to the public.  This program was made possible by Saratoga Arts through the Community Arts Regrant Program, funded by New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature. 

Tuesday, May 24

Saratoga County Chamber Annual Golf Tournament

Saratoga National Golf Course, 458 Union Ave, Saratoga Springs 

11:30 a.m. | The day will start off with a cookout lunch at 11:30 a.m., followed by a shotgun start at 1 p.m. An outdoor cocktail reception at 5:30 p.m., along with an awards ceremony for our first-place foursome, second place foursome, putting contest, longest drive, shootout contest and closest to the pin.  The format for the tournament will be a scramble, playing the best hit ball.   Cost is $275 per person and sponsorships are available. For questions, please contact Andrea Cole, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or call 518-584-3255. Golf sponsorships and tickets now on sale. 

After the Fire’s Monthly Meeting                                   

Hillcrest Fire Department, 145 Pruyn Hill Rd., Mechanicville | 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, informational material, emotional support. etc.  Meetings are held on the 4th Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m.  Volunteers Needed, 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, May 25

Pork Roast Dinner

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

For curbside pickup only. Menu: pork roast, mashed potatoes, vegetable, stuffing, applesauce, gravy, and roll, tossed salad. Dinner for 2 / $30. Cash only. Call Monday or Tuesday between 10 a.m. – noon to place an order. 518-584-2585. 

Against the Grain Book Launch

Northshire Bookstore, 424 Broadway, Saratoga Springs | 6 p.m.
An environmental novel by Lale Davidson, with a mystical twist based on the true story of violent clashes in Northern California between corporate raiders, loggers, and activists during Redwood Summer 1990. Against the Grain is action-packed, transcendent, and timely, and the trees themselves have a surprisingly powerful voice. For more information about the author, visit www.laledavidson.com

Thursday, May 26

In Bloom Fundraiser

Longfellows Restaurant, 500 Union Ave., Saratoga Springs | 6 p.m.

LifeWorks Community Action announces its annual May Day fundraiser, a cocktail reception and honorary committee membership drive. Themed In Bloom, the event will highlight the local impact of LifeWorks (formerly Saratoga County Economic Opportunity council) during the past few years, while raising funds for neighbor-driven programs including the Food Pantry, Soup Kitchen, Immigrant Services and Family Services. The fundraiser takes its inspiration from a quote attributed to former First Lady Claudia “Lady Bird” Johnson: “Where flowers bloom, so does hope.” To register for the In Bloom fundraiser, visit lifeworksaction.org. 

Benedict Arnold: Hero Betrayed Movie

NYS Military Museum, 61 Lake Ave., Saratoga Springs | 7 p.m. 

Two Saratoga County men, filmmakers Tom Mercer and Anthony Vertucci, who wrote and produced a movie about Benedict Arnold, will screen portions of their film and discuss Arnold’s role in the Battles of Saratoga. The two-hour film, Benedict Arnold: Hero Betrayed narrated by Martin Sheen, had its premiere in early November at Universal Preservation Hall in Saratoga Springs, and is available for rent or purchase on most major streaming services.They will also share stories from behind the scenes about the making of their docudrama and take questions from the audience during a free presentation. 

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