Friday, January 27
Red Cross Blood Drive
VFW Post 420, 190 Excelsior Ave, Saratoga Springs | 12:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Appointments are available through the Red Cross Donor App on-line. For more information. Contact Heidi Underwood 757-358-3291. Plenty of parking. Come in a support your Community!
HAM Radio Technical Course
Galway Public Library,
2112 East St., Galway | 6 – 9 p.m. The Library will host the course presented by members of the Fulton Montgomery Amateur Radio Club. Additional Sessions will be held on January 28, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., and January 29, 1 – 4 p.m. The $50 fee includes the test, a year’s membership in the Ham Radio Club if you pass, and a pdf manual. Participants should bring their lunch on Saturday. A HAM radio startup kit is available for $38. Maximum of 10 participants, so registration is required, 518-882-6385. More information is available on the website: www.galwaypubliclibrary.org.
Fish Fry Fridays ?
Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club, 123 NY-32, Victory Mills
4 – 7 p.m. | Friday Night Fish Fry will be back for 2023. It will run through April 7. Various menu items are available from fried fish to chicken nuggets with French fries, Cole slaw and chowder also available. For more information call 518-695-3917.
Saturday, January 28
Sundaes Best Hot Fudge Sauce Factory - Open House ?
23 Northern Pines Rd, 1st floor, building 2, Gansevoort
10 a.m. – 2 p.m. | Sundaes Best Hot Fudge Sauce will host an open house and pop-up shop at their manufacturing facility. Celebrating 22 years in business, owner Katie Camarro and friends will be on hand with product displays and gift ideas for Valentine’s Day. www.sundaesbest.com, 518-584-4036.
Aviation Adventures ?
The Empire State Aerosciences Museum, 250 Rudy Chase Drive, Glenville | 1 – 3 p.m. | Students ages 10 – 17 years old may join us for “Aviation Adventures” the last Saturday of each month from January through June. This first class will focus on our two C-130 Hercules: “The Greatest Plane Ever!” Class on February 25 will talk about the Harrier: the “Jump Jet” and March 25 we will examine the OH-6 Cayuse: the “Little Bird.” Call 518-377-2191 ext.10 for a registration form.
Meatloaf Dinner ?
Ballston Spa Elks Lodge #2619, 10 Hamilton Street, Ballston Spa
Turkey Dinner ?
South Glens Falls United Methodist Church, 15 Maplewood Parkway, South Glens Falls
4:30 – 6 p.m. | We will be serving a full Turkey dinner including stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, and veggies with home-made desserts. This dinner will be a sit-down meal in the Dining room. We will also have dinners for pick-up; bagged and delivered to your car. We are encouraging pre-orders for pick-up and delivered dinners. Our phone number is 518-793-1152. We are also offering delivery service. Meals will be $12.
Sunday, January 29
H.O.P.E. Cat Café ?
H.O.P.E. Pet Adoption Center, Wilton Mall, 3065 Route 50, Saratoga Springs | 1 – 4 p.m. Come cuddle with adoptable kitties at the H.O.P.E. Pet Adoption Center in Wilton Mall between Wiggle Worms Playland and Saratoga Hospital Medical Offices. Coffee, tea, and snacks are included with admission, as well as a H.O.P.E. 20th Anniversary mug! Cost is $20. Reservations are recommended online at hopeanimalrescue.org or call us at 518-450-7013.
Monday, January 30
Nature on the Move ?
Wilton Wildlife Preserve,
80 Scout Rd., Wilton
Tuesday, January 31
Experts Next Door
Virtual Zoom Presentation | 7 p.m.
The Saratoga County History Center (SCHC) “Experts Next Door” virtual presentation by Dr. Eliga Gould. Dr. Gould will explain the global war for American independence and the role played by the battles of Saratoga in 1777. Dr. Eliga Gould is a Professor and Chair of the Department of History at the University of New Hampshire. The event, set to take place on Zoom, is open to the public. It’s free, but donations are highly valued. To register, visit brooksidemuseum.networkforgood.com/events/51224-end-21
Wednesday, February 1
Olde Saratoga Seniors Meeting
Town Hall, 12 Spring St., Schuylerville | Noon
This meeting will be a casserole luncheon. Bring a dish to pass. The Wilton Emergency Squad will be doing a demo on the AED that is located in the Town Hall. Everyone should know how to use this. All are welcome, new members, guests and current members. For information contact Pat at 518-338-2329.
Roast Beef Dinner
Saratoga Wilton Elks,
1 Elks Lane, Saratoga Springs 4:30 – 6 p.m. | Take out only. Call Monday or Tuesday between 10 a.m. – Noon to place an order. 518-584-2585. Menu: roast beef, roasted redskin potatoes, vegetable, salad, roll, gravy. Dinner for 2 / $30. (cash only).
Caffè Lena, 47 Phila St., Saratoga Springs | 7 p.m. | Caffè Lena will present a poetry reading by Hajar Houssaini. An open mic poetry reading will follow. Doors open for sign-ups at 6:30 pm and the readings will start at 7. 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 518-583-0022.
Thursday, February 2
Galway Public Library’s Finance Committee
Galway Public Library,
2112 East St., Galway | 5 p.m.
The public is welcome to attend. More information: 518-882-6385.