June 17 – June 23, 2022

Friday, June 17

Fish Fry Takeout Fundraiser

Knights of Columbus, 50 Pine Rd., Saratoga Springs | 5 – 7 p.m. First-come, first-served walk-ins only. Menu items include Fried or Baked Haddock ($15) or Fried Clam Strips ($12), which each come with 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); individual order of French Fries ($3); and Dessert ($2) when available. Payment can be made by cash or checks. For further information, please call 518-584-8547.

Monthly Fundraiser Dinner Take Out

Principessa Elena Society, 11-13 Oak St., Saratoga Springs | 5 – 7 p.m. The dinner will benefit the building fund. Menu: pasta with sauce, meatballs with sauce, sausage with sauce, tossed salad, Italian bread and butter, dessert. Cost is $15 per dinner or 2 for $25. Open to the public. Curbside pickup only.

Fundraiser for Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Southern Adirondacks 

Saratoga-Wilton Elks Lodge, 1 Elks Lane, Saratoga Springs | 7 p.m. Donny Elvis Romines will be performing. Doors open at 6 p.m. Food is available for purchase. Tickets are $15 at the door. There will be raffles and a 50/50. For information call Helen at 518-745-7821. 

Saturday, June 18

The 2022 Gary Priest Memorial Bass Fishing Tournament 

Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club, 123 NY-32, Schuylerville | Last day for registration is June 17 from 4 – 7 p.m. at the club. Fishing will be from the 9P bridge to the last barrier before the Hudson River on Fish Creek. There will be a $15 entry fee per person. Prizes will be determined based on number of entries. Fish must be weighed in at the Club no later than 2 p.m. on 6/18. Drinks, hot dogs, and fries may be purchased at the club. For further information contact Dave Labaron at 518-588-0766.

EV Car and E-Bike Show 

Skidmore College Campus, 815 N Broadway, Saratoga Springs | 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Current EV Car and E-bike owners, and local dealers will be present to answer questions. Cars and bikes available to view with speakers at noon. Attendees are required to follow Skidmore’s COVID-19 Safety Guidelines. Indoor masking is required, and visitors must be fully vaccinated. www.skidmore.edu/campus-planning/visitors.php

Craft Fair 

Brookside Museum, 6 Charlton St., Ballston Spa | 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. The Saratoga County History Center is thrilled to announce a county-wide craft fair! Guests will be able to shop a wide variety of locally handcrafted collectibles, and farm products. No mass-produced or commercially made items will be permitted. The event is free and open to the public, and will be held rain or shine. Visit www.brooksidemuseum.org and our social media accounts (@SaratogaCoHistory) for news and announcements. Please contact Beth Silvestri for more information: 518-885-4000 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

U.S. Grant’s Bicentennial Birthday Celebration 

Grant Cottage, 1000 Mt. McGregor Rd. Wilton | 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. It’s been 200 years since former 18th President and Civil War commanding Union General Ulysses S. Grant was born. The Friends of Grant Cottage invite you to a fun-filled family birthday event on the grounds of Grant Cottage! The popular 77th NY Regiment Balladeers will perform Civil War-era music at 1 p.m. and Tom Smith and Diana O’Brien will be singing engaging songs from their Knee-High Songs for Children program. Other reenactors will be on-site to share their expertise on various topics. Attendees will be given small American flags as souvenirs of a memorable day and complimentary birthday cake. www.grantcottage.org. 

Introduction to Downloading Ebooks

Galway Public Library, 2112 East St., Galway | 11 a.m. Participants should register to attend by calling the library at 518-882-6385 or stopping in the library. Information on all the library’s programs is available on the website: galwaypubliclibrary.org.

Genealogy and Local History

Town of Saratoga Town Hall, Corner of Rt. 4 and Rt. 29 in Schuylerville |1 p.m. Daniel Mazeau and Aaron Gore, archaeologists with Beverwyck Archaeology in Delmar, will mix archaeology and genealogy in their presentation. They will give attendees a look at one of their digs. Their website shows some other work they have done, including their adventures in excavating a family burial vault. www.beverwyckarchaeology.com. Public is welcome. For information call 518-885-9309. 

Civil War General Gordon Granger Lecture

New York State Military Museum, 61 Lake Ave., Saratoga Springs | 2 p.m. The Friends of the NYSMM will be hosting a lecture by local historian and award-winning author and writer, Robert Conner, who will be leading a lecture on Civil War General Gordon Granger and how the abolition of slavery became the overriding aim of the Civil War. The discussion will also cover the genesis, meaning, and lasting importance of Juneteenth, our newest federal holiday. Masks are required inside the museum.

Concert Rescheduled

Saratoga Springs United Methodist Church, 5th Avenue & Henning Road, Saratoga Springs | 3 p.m. Due to illness the Saratoga Chamber Players concert has been rescheduled for September 11, 2022 at 3 p.m. More information will follow as we get closer to the date. 

Takeout Sausage & Peppers Dinner 

Ballston Spa Elks Lodge #2619, 10 Hamilton Street, Ballston Spa | 4 to 6 p.m. Menu will include sausage and peppers on a roll, baked beans, pasta salad, and dessert. The cost is 2 for $25 or $15 each (cash only). Preorder at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 518-885-1149 Friday, June 17 from 4 - 6 p.m. Additional meals may be available at the door while supplies last. Proceeds support Elks Charities.

Thee Architects Opening Reception

Saratoga Clay Arts Center’s Schacht Gallery, 167 Hayes Rd., Schuylerville | 5 – 7 p.m. Thee Architects, an exhibition guest curated by Gerald Brown highlighting works by seven artists analyzing the meta/physical implications architecture has on its inhabitants. Showcasing an expansive definition of this design process and its diverse manifestations, each artist uses ceramics to depict different forms of architecture. Thee Architects will run June 18 – July 16. Light refreshments will be served. Admission is free.

Sunday, June 19

Annual Father’s Day - John Huppuch Memorial Kids Fishing Derby 

Eagles Club, 373 Crescent Ave., Saratoga Springs |10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Children under 14 years of age. Free food and prizes for all participating children with special prizes for boy/girl biggest fish. Bait supplied at event but bring your own tackle. Sponsored by: the Eagles Club, SSFD, Saratoga Basspointers, D&D Marine, Wiggly Worm. 

Strawberry Shortcake Social Drive-Thru

Wilton Heritage Museum, 5 Parkhurst Rd., Wilton | 1 – 4 p.m. Great strawberries, homemade biscuits, and freshly whipped cream. Only $5 per serving. This is a drive-thru event. Please have exact change, if possible.

Monday, June 20

Festive Fun with Felt 

Saratoga Springs Public Library, 49 Henry St., Saratoga Springs | 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. Summer Reading Take-and-Make Craft Kits. Join in the fun of our Summer Reading Program by enjoying a free “Take and Make” felt kit with the theme of “Oceans of Possibilities.” Choose from: Crab, Clownfish, Dolphin, Flounder, Jellyfish, Octopus, Sea Turtle, Shark, Stingray, Whale. Pick up a free craft kit at the Library’s Information Desk today during our summer reading from June 20-August 17. (One kit per visit please.) Each kit provides the pattern, directions, and materials to create and enjoy a fun felt craft. Directions and patterns for previous “Take and Make” kits are available at guides.sspl.org/feltfun.

Tuesday, June 21

Learn to Play Native American Style Flute Workshop

Movement Insights Studio, 100 Saratoga Village Blvd., Suite 10, Malta, 7 - 8:30 p.m. This 2-part workshop (June 21 and June 28) will take you from the very basics to creating your own melodies in no time.  There is no need to learn how to read music. Have fun while learning this beautiful and easy instrument. No judgement, just fun! The workshop will be held at the. The cost is $100 and includes all materials, and a new A minor flute that is yours to keep. Class size is limited, register early! Registration and details at: http://www.Movement-Insights.com or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Wednesday, June 22

Roast Beef Dinner

Saratoga Wilton Elks, 1 Elks Lane, Saratoga Springs | 4:30 – 6 p.m. For curbside pickup only. Menu: roast beef, roasted red skin potatoes, vegetable, salad, roll, gravy. Dinner for 2 / $30. Cash only. Call Monday or Tuesday between 10 a.m. – noon to place an order. 518-584-2585. 

Thursday, June 23

Caring for Livestock on a Diverse Farm

Laughing Earth Farm, 3842 NY Hwy 2 Cropseyville | 6:30 – 8 p.m. You’ve got the farming bug, taken classes and perhaps have on-farm experience. You are ready to add livestock, but not sure where to begin. Join the Agricultural Stewardship Association (ASA) for a walking tour with farmer, Annie Metzger. Annie will talk about successful livestock management practices they have developed and how the farm landscape shapes their decisions. The program is free; however, advanced registration is required. Please register online at www.agstewardship.org/events or call 518-692-7285.

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