February 24 – March 2, 2023

Friday, February 24

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 tenders with French fries, Cole slaw and chowder also available. For more information call 518-695-3917.

Basket Party ?

Ballston Spa Elks Lodge #2619, 10 Hamilton Street, Ballston Spa

 4 – 7 p.m. | Pre Sales begin Friday, Feb. 24: 4 - 7 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 25: 11 a.m.- 3 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 26: 9 a.m.-noon. Drawing to begin at 1 p.m. Three levels of ticket packets available, special raffles and 50/50. No admission fee, food available for purchase. For information call 518-884-8012. Proceeds support Elks Charities.

Fish Fry- Dine in or Take-Out ?

 Ballston Spa Elks Lodge #2619, 10 Hamilton Street, Ballston Spa

4:30 – 6:30 p.m. | The menu will include Fish Fry or Chicken Tenders, Mac & Cheese, French Fries, Coleslaw & Hush Puppies. The cost is $11 (cash only) until sold out. Proceeds support Elks Charities.

Fish Fry Friday ?

Knights of Columbus Council #246, 50 Pine Rd., Saratoga Springs

5 – 7 p.m. | Fish Fry Friday will run throughout Lent, February 24 through April 7. Advance call-in of orders on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays between the hours of noon and 3 p.m., beginning on Wednesday, February 22. The menu will include Fried or Baked Haddock ($15) or Fried Clam Strips ($12), each with French Fries, Cole Slaw, Tartar Sauce, and Cocktail Sauce; Macaroni and Cheese ($5); New England Clam Chowder (pint - $7/quart - $13); Single Order o French Fries ($3); and Dessert ($2 - when available). Call 518-584-8547 to place your order or for more information. 

Owl Prowl ?

Wilton Wildlife Preserve,
80 Scout Rd., Wilton | 6 – 7 p.m.

Join us for a nighttime hike to look and listen for owls. Learn about the adaptations that make them fantastic nighttime predators. Group sizes are limited. This program is indented for ages 5 and up. To register, please call the library at 518-584-7860 ext 303. 

Saturday, February 25

Schoharie Crossing Presentation

Galway Public Library,
2112 East St., Galway | 11 a.m.

Presented by Schoharie Crossing. The topic is Strange History from Along the Erie Canal at Schoharie Crossing. Participants are encouraged to register at 518-882-6385. For more information, visit www.galwaypubliclibrary.org. 

Cake Decorating Extravaganza

Charlton Freehold Church,
768 Charlton Rd., Charlton

11 a.m. – 2 p.m. | Baker Becky Kendell will be sharing tips and tricks for beautifying your cakes and baked goods. At noon a Cake Decorating Contest. Pick your favorite February holiday as your theme. Come solo or gather friends and family to build a team of up to 3 people. Day of Bring your cake fully baked with all of your frosting, decorations, tips and tools for decorating. Teams will have 1 hour to put together their masterpiece. Games, awards, refreshments to follow. Cost $10/team. Spaces limited to reserve your spot. For information and to register email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 

Saratoga Chamber Players Concert ?

Saratoga United Methodist Church, 175 Fifth Ave, Saratoga Springs

3 p.m. | Schubert: Rondo Brillant in B minor Opus 70, D. 895; Kamran Ince: “Lines”; Olivier Messiaen: Theme and Variations; Strauss: Sonata in Eb Major, Op. 18.  Jill Levy, violin; Margaret Kampmeier, piano. For more information or to buy tickets, visit www.saratogachamberplayers.org 

Ham Dinner ?

Stillwater United Church,
747 Hudson Ave, Stillwater

4 – 6 p.m. | The price is $15 and the menu includes Ham, Scalloped Potatoes, Baked Beans, Cole Slaw, and Cherry Cobbler. Please call 518-664-7984 to place your order.  Leave name, phone number and number of orders. You will be contacted with your Pick-up time.  Dinners can be picked up at the back of the church on Palmer Street and it will be brought to your car.

Pork Roast Dinner ?

South Glens Falls United Methodist Church, 15 Maplewood Parkway, S. Glens Falls | 4:30 – 6 p.m.

Menu: Pork roast with gravy, stuffing, vegetables, soup, applesauce, and homemade dessert. Adults $12. We are encouraging pre-orders for drive-thru pickup and delivery dinners, 518-793-1152.

Sunday, February 26

Breakfast Buffet ?

ITAM Post #35,
247 Grand Ave., Saratoga Springs

8 a.m. – 11 a.m. | Eggs to order, bacon, pancakes, etc. $10 adults, $9 seniors, $5 children 10 and under (children under 5 free). $12 take out orders. 

Monthly Indoor Craft and Garage Sale ?

Saratoga-Wilton Elks Club,
1 Elks Lane, Saratoga Springs

11 a.m. - 3 p.m. | The popular Elks Ladies Auxiliary Indoor Craft and Garage Sale will have over 40 vendors, great parking, crafts galore, and lunch. Household items, hand-made items, clothing, food treats, body lotions, and just about anything you can imagine.  New vendors sign-up every month. A fun activity the entire family enjoys.  Admission is free. All proceeds go to local charities.   8’ table and chairs $15; Call Debbie 518-885-6506 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for information or to sign up for a table(s).

Monday, February 27

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 and embrace the winter. This walk is geared towards those with basic fitness levels. Ages 16+ only. Snowshoe rentals will be available 15 minutes prior to the program at $3/pair. Registration is required at least one business day in advance, to register email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit wiltonpreserve.org/education/calendar. 

HYBRID: Demystifying Shakespeare: Henry V 

Clifton Park Halfmoon Public Library, 475 Moe Rd., Clifton Park

6 p.m. | Join us for a lively discussion of one of Shakespeare’s most beloved plays. This five-session program, presented by Tom Bulger, a Shakespeare Scholar and retired professor from Sienna College, will run from February 27-March 27, with a different act discussed each week. Tom brings a depth of knowledge and modern perspective to the works of The Bard. Participants are encouraged to join in the spirited discussion. Registration required. 518-371-8622. www.cphlibrary.org

Tuesday, February 28

The Saratoga Bartenders Brawl

Putnam Place, Saratoga Springs

VIP Access 5 – 6 p.m.
General Admissions: 6 – 9 p.m.
“The End of Prohibition” - Bartenders from participating bars and restaurants will have individual booths featuring a signature drink. For each $5 sample-sized cocktail you purchase, $1 will go directly to our bartenders. We invite you to try each cocktail, along with complimentary bites from Brasserie Benelux. At the end of the night you can vote on your favorite drink and we will crown the top contender! All proceeds go to Habitat for Humanity of Northern Saratoga, Warren & Washington Counties. For more information and to buy tickets, visit www.saratogabartendersbrawl.com. Ticket prices: $35-85

After the Fire Monthly Meeting

Eagle Matt Lee Firehouse, Washington St., Ballston Spa

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.  Anyone interested in learning more about After the Fire, or becoming a member, may attend a meeting, visit Facebook or www.afterthefire.org, or leave a message on voicemail at 518-435-4571.

Wednesday, March 1

Olde Saratoga Seniors Meeting

Town Hall, 12 Spring St., Schuylerville | Noon | This will be a casserole luncheon and Ian Walker from Homeland Security will be giving us a talk. Please bring a dish to share. Any questions, please call Pat at 518-338-2329.

Roast Pork 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 pork, mashed potatoes, vegetable, stuffing, applesauce, and tossed salad. Dinner for 2 / $30. (cash only). 

Poetry Reading

Caffè Lena, 47 Phila St., Saratoga Springs| Sign ups 6:30 p.m.

Caffè Lena will present a poetry reading by John-Francis Quiñonez .  An open mic poetry reading will follow, The readings will start at 7 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. 518-583-0022.

Thursday, March 2


Mechanicville District Public Library, 190 N. Main St. Mechanicville | 1 – 3 p.m.

For experienced players. Register online at meclib.sals.edu. 

Finance Meeting

Galway Public Library,
2112 East St., Galway | 5 p.m.

Galway Public Library’s Finance Committee will meet at the library. The public is welcome to attend. More information at 518-882-6385.

Basic Watercolor Skills: Improving What You’re Capable of Doing 

Galway Public Library, 2112 East St., Galway | 6 – 7:30 p.m. 

Basic watercolor skills with local artist Ralph Caparulo. Five sessions, held every other Thursday, begin on March 2. Participants will explore ideas and painting techniques with watercolor and gouache. Landscape painting exercises will be used to create images “en plein air” or from reference photographs. The free class is suitable for older high school students and adults. A list of materials to purchase will be provided. Participants must register at 518-882-6385. More information at www.galwaypubliclibrary.org.

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