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March 29 - April 4, 2024

Friday, March 29

National Vietnam War Veterans Day

The Empire State Aerosciences Museum, 250 Rudy Chase Dr., Scotia | 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Free admission for all Vets. Take a tour of our Vietnam era hunter/killer team aircraft: our OH-6A Loach scout helicopter and our newly restored UH-1M gunship. Both aircraft served in the conflict and will be open for you to climb in and inspect. At 1 p.m. a Vietnam Veteran Lapel Pin Presentation and Surviving Spouse Pin Presentation. Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 518-376-5353 by Friday, March 24 if you would like to receive a pin.  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.

Annual Good Friday Fish Fry

Union Fire Company #2,
319 Milton Ave., Ballston Spa

11 a.m. – 6 p.m. | While supplies last. Eat in, take-out, or free local delivery. Menu: Fish fry, fries, cole slaw, and water. Suggested donation $15.  Call 518-885-7121 or fax 518-885-3725 to reserve your order. Placing large orders in advance is encouraged.

4th Annual Spring Event

Saratoga Rec Center,
15 Vanderbilt Ave., Saratoga Springs | Noon – 2 p.m. Sponsored by the Saratoga Springs Police Department. Photos with the Easter Bunny, Inflatable obstacle course, Saratoga Springs Fire Department Fire Truck, Face Painting, hot dogs, Italian sodas and a lot of fun! The event will be both inside and outside in the rear parking lot. Please do not bring strollers or wagons inside the Rec Center to preserve the gymnasium floors. Parking in two small lots and on the surrounding city streets.

Fish Fry Friday

Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club, 123 State Route 32, Schuylerville | 4 – 7 p.m.

Menu: All dinners are served with coleslaw and sauce also your choice of fries or onion rings: fish fry, chicken tenders, clam strips, popcorn shrimp, coconut shrimp w/special dipping sauce, buffalo shrimp. Extras: all previous items plus jalapeno poppers, mozzarella sticks, fried mushrooms, bowl of chowder or quart of chowder, red (Manhattan) or white (New England). Beverages are available. Eat in at our club or call ahead for take-out 518-695-3917. All are welcome.

Lenten Fish Fry

Knights of Columbus,
50 Pine Rd., Saratoga Springs

5 – 7 p.m. | Advance call-in orders Wednesday – Friday, noon until 3 p.m. Menu: Fried or baked haddock $15, fried clam strips $12. Each dinner includes French fries, coleslaw, tartar sauce, or cocktail sauce. Macaroni and cheese $5, New England clam chowder (pint $7, quart $13), single orders of French fries $3, dessert $2. Call to place your order 518-584-8547. 

Saturday, March 30

Curb Side Chicken and Biscuit Dinner

The Old Stone Church,
159 Stone Church Rd., Ballston Spa | 4 - 7 p.m. Dinners Include Chicken and Biscuit with Green Beans, Carrots, Peas, Gravy, Cranberry Sauce and a choice of a slice of pumpkin, apple, or fudge pecan pie all for $12. To reserve your dinner call 518-522-4482 or 518-583-1002. Be sure to include the number of dinners, your choice of pie and time of pick up.  For more information call Ann at 518-885-4034. We look Forward to seeing you there.

Sunday, March 31


Monday, April 1

Galway Preservation Society Meeting

Galway Town Hall, 5910 Sacandaga Road, Galway | 7 p.m. 

Doors open at 6:45 p.m. “Who is Saint Isaac Jogues? And Why Does He Matter?” with Sean Kelleher. Historian Sean Kelleher will explore how this region of spectacular natural landscapes became the central scene in the 17th Century for the life and martyr of Saint Isaac Jogues.  Isaac Jogues's life inspired many people, including pilgrims, to discover, honor, celebrate, and share the heritage and stories of this region. Our programs are free and open to the public. Annual family or household membership is available for $10 per year. 

Tuesday, April 2

Lunch & Learn: Preservation Basics

Virtual Program | Noon

The City of Saratoga Springs, in partnership with the Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation, will present this free program. Samantha Bosshart will provide a brief history of the historic preservation movement, address common misconceptions of historic preservation, and highlight various architectural styles throughout the Capital Region.  She will review the findings of “Saratoga Springs: Enhancing the Values through Historic Preservation,” an economic impact study completed by PlaceEconomics for the City of Saratoga Springs. This report demonstrates the economic value of historic preservation. To learn more and register for this program and future programs please visit, or call 518-587-5030. 

Virtual Talk with Smithsonian Curator 

Zoom Presentation | 2 p.m. Paula J. Johnson, a curator in the Division of Work and Industry at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, will discuss The Foods, People, and Innovations That Feed Us–A Sweeping History of Food and Culture. Brought to you in partnership with the Library Speakers Consortium. Registration required. Contact Clifton Park Halfmoon Public Library at 518-371-8622.

The Catholic Daughters of the Americas (CDA) Monthly Meeting

Knights of Columbus, 50 Pine Road, Saratoga Springs | 5:45 p.m. Members gather for recitation of the Rosary, followed by Past Regents’ Recognitions, the awarding of anniversary pins and celebration of members’ birthdays with refreshments. The regular meeting will begin around 6:30 p.m. CDA is one of the oldest and largest organizations of Catholic women in the Americas. Please join us. Any questions? Contact our Regent Lucille Koch by phone or text at 516-319-4577.

Wednesday, April 3

Salisbury Steak 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: Salisbury steak, mushroom burgundy gravy, mashed potatoes, vegetable, salad, roll. Cost is $15 per dinner. Cash only.

Pickin’s Session

Milton Community Center, 310 Northline Rd., Ballston Spa |6:30 – 9 p.m. Open to the Public, Free Admission & ample free parking. Doors open 6:00 p.m. All acoustic musicians who enjoy playing country/western, folk, gospel & bluegrass are welcome to participate. If you don’t play, become part of the audience, and enjoy the music. Bring a snack to share. Beverages provided. Call 518-885-4229 with questions.

The Story Behind the Pictures

Galway Public Library, 2112 East Street, Galway | 7 p.m. “The Story Behind the Pictures," is a talk by local photographer Mark Frederick.  Mark will tell the stories behind some of his favorite photos, a glimpse of the awe he witnessed before, during, and after the camera click.  Call to register at 518-882-6385.

Poetry Reading

Caffè Lena, 47 Phila St., Saratoga Springs | 7 p.m. Caffè Lena will present a poetry reading by Susan Jefts. An open mic poetry reading will follow. Doors open for sign-ups at 6:30 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, 518-583-0022.

Thursday, April 4

PJ Storytime with a Sleepy Time Craft

Ballston Spa Public Library, 21 Milton Avenue, Ballston Spa | 6:30 p.m. Join Storytime leader, Mimi as she reads books, and a craft will follow. Kids in Pre-K through 3rd are invited to attend. Pajamas are encouraged for kids and their grown-ups. This free event requires registration, limit 20. For further information visit or call (518) 885-5022. To register stop in or call.

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