Friday, March 31
Free Tax Prep
Mechanicville District Public Library, 190 N. Main St. Mechanicville | AARP Tax Volunteers are now taking appointments. Stop in today to schedule. Phone: 518-664-4646, meclib.sals.edu.
Concert at The Grove
The Grove, 233 Lake Ave., Saratoga Springs | 5 p.m.
Ken Blatt, singer, and pianist, is presenting a concert. The program is open to the public and will feature songs from Broadway, the movies, “swing” tunes and jazz classics, as well as popular hits from the 1960’s, 70’s and 80’s. As we welcome the start of the Spring season, as well as the anticipation of the Easter holiday, the program will also feature a fashion show of sorts presented by Saratogian, Natalie Sillery, the owner of Saratoga Trunk. No reservations.
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.
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 - April 7. Advance call-in of orders Wednesdays - Fridays between noon - 3 p.m. Menu includes 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 of French Fries ($3); and Dessert ($2 - when available). Call 518-584-8547 to place your order or for more information.
Saturday, April 1
ADK Tabletop Day 2023 ?
Charles R. Wood Theater,
Glens Falls | Doors open 9:30 a.m.
Game demos, open gaming, large lending library, vendors, door prizes, raffles, and more. Scheduled gaming 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. Tickets and be purchased at the box office or online at woodtheater.org. Tickets: $15 general admission, $12 for students and Veterans, children under 12 are free. If you can’t stay and play, it’s free to stop in and shop with our local vendors, or come in and support our chosen charity, North Shore Animal League - Adirondack Region Cat Adoption Center. Or visit our website: www.adirondacon.com
Easter Egg Hunt ?
Burgess Kimball Park,
358 Rowland St., Ballston Spa
11 a.m. – 3 p.m. | We’ll have games, arts and crafts for all, and a free lunch. Fun for the whole family!! Bring your baskets and enjoy the day. In case of rain the hunt will be moved to the Milton Community Center on Geyser Rd. Free to the community.
Ukrainian Egg Decorating ?
Galway Public Library,
2112 East St., Galway
11:15 a.m. – 2 p.m. and April 5, 5:30 – 8 p.m. | The library is offering local artist Sallie Way’s popular classes in Ukrainian Egg Decorating. The classes are free, with donations accepted to benefit Ukrainian children through Voices of Children. Registration for either class is required at 518-882-6385, as space is limited, and the classes fill quickly. More information is available at the library or on the website www.galwaylpubliclibrary.org.
Get-Ready-for-Easter Open House ?
Sundaes Best Hot Fudge Sauce, 23 Northern Pines Rd. 1st floor, Building 2, Gansevoort
10 a.m. – 2 p.m. | 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 Easter baskets and more. www.sundaesbest.com, 518-584-4036.
Sunday, April 2
American Legion Breakfast ?
Old Saratoga American Legion Post 278, 6 Clancy Street, Schuylerville | 9 – 11 a.m. Serving pancakes, scrambled eggs, fried potatoes, bacon and sausage, milk, orange juice, coffee and tea. Adults $10, children 6 and under $5. Takeout or eat in. Any questions please call 518-695-3011 Tuesday through Sunday after 12:00 noon.
Two Towns-One Book Lincoln Highway Movie ?
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library, 475 Moe Rd., Clifton Park | 2 p.m. | Find out more about the Lincoln Highway while enjoying “100 Years on the Lincoln Highway,” a film produced by PBS. Packaged snacks. Bottled water. Door prizes. Registration is not required. It will be an enjoyable afternoon for the entire family. Two Towns – One Book is celebrating our book of the year, The Lincoln Highway written by Amor Towles. We hope you enjoy this interesting film.
Polka Dance ?
The Knights of Columbus Assembly #245, 50 Pine Road, Saratoga Springs | 2 – 6 p.m. To benefit the Veterans & Community Housing Coalition (VCHC), Ballston Spa. It will be held at the KOC Hall on music will be provided by Tony’s Polka Band. Admission is $20. There will be food for sale, a silent auction, and an opportunity to help our veterans who have given so much for their country. If you’re unable to attend in person but would like to make a donation, all checks should be written to K OF C Assembly 745. If you’d like to provide an item for the silent auction, please call 518-584-8547.
Monday, April 3
Saratoga Springs Retired Teachers Association Luncheon
Holiday Inn, in the Win Room, 232 Broadway, Saratoga Springs
Noon | All retired K-12 teachers, BOCES teachers, and Teaching Assistants are welcome. For further information, call 518-584-1192.
Revolutionary America: Prelude to the Turning Point
Galway Town Hall,
5910 Sacandaga Rd., Galway 7 p.m. | Join the Galway Preservation Society and Sean Kelleher, Saratoga town historian, as he takes us on a journey through the events leading up to the Battles of Saratoga in 1777, in celebration of the 250th anniversary of the Boston Tea Party in 2023. Explore the history of America’s War of Independence and discover the pivotal role Saratoga played in shaping the future of the nation. Please join us. The meeting is open to the public, free of charge.
Tuesday, April 4
Pet Tiny Art Canvas Pick-Up ?
Saratoga Springs Public Library, 49 Henry St., Saratoga Springs
May is National Pet Month! Do you have a pet or would like to have one? Pick up a canvas (with instructions) to create a unique piece of Pet Art to be displayed in May. All types of pets are welcome. For more information, visit www.sspl.org.
Wednesday, April 5
Olde Saratoga Seniors Meeting
Schuylerville Town Hall
35 Spring St., Schuylerville
Noon | This will be a casserole luncheon. Please bring a dish to share. Money for trips is due. All are welcome. New members and guests welcome. For more information, call Pat at 518-338-2329
Baby Back Ribs Dinner Take Out
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: baby back ribs, baked beans, cold slaw, corn bread. Dinner for 2 / $30. (cash only).
Thursday, April 6
Clifton Park Halfmoon Public Library, 475 Moe Rd., Clifton Park
11 a.m. | Lisa Dougherty, a skilled genealogical researcher, will help you with your questions, roadblocks, and other stumpers. Drop in with questions and stay for the round table discussion starting at noon. 518-371-8622. www.cphlibrary.org
Finance Committee Meeting
Galway Public Library,
2112 East St., Galway | 5 p.m.
The public is welcome to attend. For more information call 518-882-6385.