Friday, May 19
Charlton Town-Wide Yard Sale ?
Over 25 Homes, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Over 25 houses including the Scotch Church rummage sale and multiple sellers at Harmony Hall. Link for Google Map is available on the West Charlton Volunteer Fire Dept. Saturday hours 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. as well. Facebook page. West Charlton Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary facebook.com/WestCharltonVolunteer FireDepartment/
Fish Fry Friday ?
Knights of Columbus Council #246, 50 Pine Rd., Saratoga Springs
5 – 7 p.m. | This event will require advance call-in of orders on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday of that week between the hours of noon and 3 p.m. Call 518-584-8547 to place your order or for more information. A set number of orders will be scheduled for pickup at 5 p.m. and at intervals of every 15 minutes thereafter until sold out, so make sure to schedule early. As always, thank you for your support and helping us to continue our good works in the community.
Saturday, May 20
All You Can Eat Breakfast ?
The Gansevoort Volunteer Fire Department, 1870 State Route 32N, Gansevoort | 8 – 11 a.m. Menu includes eggs cooked to order, omelets, pancakes, hash, French toast, home fries, biscuits and sausage gravy, orange juice, milk and coffee. Donations: $12 adults, seniors 55+ $10, Military and 1st Responders $10, children (6 to 12) $8, Kids under 6 free.
Fly-In Breakfast ?
Empire State Aerosciences Museum, 250 Rudy Chase Dr., Glenville | 8:30 – 10:30 a.m. Enjoy an assortment of pancakes, French toast, eggs, sausage, potatoes, juice, coffee, tea, fruit and more. The breakfast is open to the public. At 10 a.m., Brian Flynn, will present a talk on “The History & Mission of the Civil Air Patrol”. Flynn, a resident of Halfmoon is the Group Commander of the New York Mid-Eastern Group of CAP. He will speak about Emergency Services, Cadet Programs and Aerospace Education. Fly-In if you would like. Pilots: Tower Frequency 121.3; Ground 121.9. Land at Schenectady County Airport and taxi to Richmor Aviation North. Tell them you are going to ESAM.
UUCSS 12th Annual Plant Fair
Unitarian Universalist Church, 624 North Broadway | 10 – 1 p.m. Sunday, noon – 2 p.m. Plants and vegetables proven to flourish in Upstate New York--- Tomatoes, herbs, lettuce, and much more. Organically grown by members of the Congregation. Also, perennials and house plants from locally grown flowers, ferns, and bushes. For information call 518-587-0403 and ask for Bev.
Middle Grove United Methodist Church, 429 CR-21, Middle Grove
10 a.m. – 2 p.m. | Also being held on Saturday, May 27 and Sunday, May 28 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Genealogy and Local History
Heritage Hunters will meet on Saturday, May 20, at 1 p.m. at the Town of Saratoga Town Hall, 12 Spring St. in Schuylerville. Daniel Mazeau, of Beverwyck Archaeology, will speak about an excavation he and partner Aaron Gore did on the Cohen-Ketzer property located in Bethlehem. The property owners were anxious to know whether evidence could be found of an occupation by a Revolutionary War veteran. Beverwyck Archaeology is a Cultural Resource Management Firm. Their website, beverwyckarchaeology.com, shows some of the work they’ve done, including their adventures in excavating a family burial vault. Public is welcome. For info call 518-885-9309.
Saratoga County: Our Home! ?
Brookside Museum, 21 Fairground Avenue, Ballston Spa
1 – 5 p.m. | Guests will go on an immersive, artifact-rich journey spanning four centuries of Saratoga life, business, and nature. From the First Nations who lived here before European settlement to the new tech-centered economy, “Saratoga County: Our Home!” offers guests a rich time-travel experience that will instill awe and respect for the county’s evolution. The exhibit, which will be ongoing, may be visited during the museum’s open hours, daily except Monday, 1 to 5 p.m. Admission is free. For information call 518-885-4000 or visit brooksidemuseum.org.
Sunday, May 21
Breakfast Buffett ?
ITAM Post #35, 247 Grand Ave., Saratoga Springs | 8 – 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.
Spring Fling Festival ?
The Car Shoppe, 1110 US-9, Queensbury | Noon – 5 p.m.
The Spring Fling Festival benefits the Adirondack Vets House, Inc by bringing our area’s businesses together to create a day of fun in the sun! Free admission, open to the public. There will be pony rides and farm animals, bounce houses, a dunk tank, cornhole tournament, face painting, food trucks, candle making, local vendors, live music, raffle baskets, carnival games and more! Rain date is May 21, 12 - 5 p.m.
Team Billy Ride and Walk for Research ?
The Quintessential Quintet and More ?
Saratoga Springs United Methodist Church,
5th Avenue and Henning Rd., Saratoga Springs | 3 p.m.
Saratoga Chamber Players under Artistic Direction of Jill Levy welcomes back grammy-nominated pianist Andrius Zlabys. Joining Zlabys and violinist Jill Levy are violinist Lily Holgate, violist Lila Brown, and cellist Scott Kluksdahl. Concert program includes Haydn’s Piano Trio in D major, Brahms Piano Quintet in F minor, Andante Piano Trio by Ukrainian composer Dimitri Levkovich, and violin duos of Bartok and Ligeti. Tickets are available at www.eventbrite.com.e/the-quintesential-quintet-more-tickets-394360842897
Harmony Corners Famous Chicken Barbecue Take Out
Harmony Corners Firehouse on Route 67, Charlton 3 – 6 p.m. This will be Drive thru takeout only. Tickets are available at Smith’s Pie Shop, and Mail N More in Burnt Hills. Dinner includes 1/2 Chicken, baked potato, mixed veg, coleslaw, roll, bottle of water, and a slice of cake. All for $15.
Monday, May 22
Nature on the Move ?
Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park, 80 Scout Rd., Wilton
Saratoga Senior Center,
5 Williams St., Saratoga Springs
5:15 p.m. | Where all those useless facts you’ve been collecting can finally come in handy! Pizza bites served. Bring your own beverage. Join us for fun, friendly competition! Prizes! Please sign up, seating is limited. $5.
Tuesday, May 23
Who is Tracking Your Online Behavior?
Clifton Park Halfmoon
Public Library, 475 Moe Rd., Clifton Park | 4 p.m.
Internet companies are collecting your data. Discover the advantages and disadvantages of having your data collected and decide if the advantages are worth the loss of privacy. Registration required. 518-371-8622. www.cphlibrary.org
Introduction to Canning at Home
Online Zoom Program or in person, 50 West High St., Ballston Spa | 6 – 8 p.m.
Learn when and how to use different canning methods including a boiling water bath canner and steam canner for high acid foods, and a pressure canner for low acid foods. Safely canning foods to avoid botulism food poisoning will be discussed. Canners, jars, lids, and other canning accessories will be displayed and discussed. Cost: $15, register by calling 518-885-8995.
Grant Cottage Strategic Plan Public Meeting
The Gideon Putnam Room, Saratoga Spa State Park | 6:30 p.m.
The Friends of the Ulysses S. Grant Cottage Board of Trustees will discuss the plans for the future of Ulysses S. Grant Cottage State Historic Landmark. Mt. McGregor and Grant Cottage Historic Site have seen dramatic changes over the last 136 years since the Grant family lived here. We are now embarking on the next phase in that journey and want you to join us in crafting a new vision for the future of the Historic Site. We hope this plan will allow the Historic Site to reach its full potential and be an even more effective place for learning and inspiration.
After the Fire Monthly Meeting
Halfmoon Town Hall, Lower Newtown Rd., Halfmoon
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. 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 24
The Inaugural Yaddo Golf Invitational
Saratoga National Golf Club,
458 Union Ave., Saratoga Springs
1 p.m. | Join Honorary Chair and special guest, Dottie Pepper. Golfers will enjoy 18-holes of golf plus carts, lunch, fun contests, and admission to the dinner and awards ceremony. Each golfer will receive a signed copy of Dottie Pepper’s book, Letters to a Future Champion: My Time with Mr. Pulver. Space is limited to the first 128 golfers. Reserve your foursome today! All monies raised from this event will benefit Yaddo’s historic Artist Residency programming. Not a golfer? Tickets are also available to join us for post-play dinner, starting at 6 p.m. Tickets and Sponsorship Information: www.yaddo.org/the-2023-inaugural-yaddo-golf-invitational
Roast Beef Dinner Take-out
Saratoga-Wilton Elks Club,
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. $15 per dinner. (cash only).
Galway Public Library,
2112 East St. Galway | 6 p.m. Fred Lyngard speaking about Robert Timberlake, Worldwide Famous Artist, an artist who is successful in his own lifetime! Unheard of? A painter who has stayed in his own hometown but whose works have been on display in many internationally famous galleries. How, you ask? His imagination has allowed him to create marvelous works of art of simple, ordinary objects most people don’t even notice until they view his truly unique paintings. Come see for yourself! See more information available at www.galwaypubliclibrary.org. Register at 518-882-6385.
A Call to Duty: Saratoga County Veterans in WW2
21 Fairground Ave., Ballston Spa
7 - 8:30 p.m. | Former Albany-based Associated Press reporter Christopher Carola tells the stories of the many Saratoga County residents who served in the military during the Second World War. Using local archives, wartime articles from The Saratogian and his own interviews with WWII veterans, Carola talks about the experiences of dozens of men and women who answered their nation’s call to duty. This talk is in-person and is free, though donations are always appreciated.
Thursday, May 25
Beginner Technology Class
Wilton Mall, 3065 Route 50, Saratoga Springs | 5 p.m.
SAIL will not be hosting free monthly technology classes. In this month’s class you can expect to learn basic computer skills, general computer questions, how to create and use email. Contact Nick Possemato at 518-792-3537 ext 2200 to reserve your spot.