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February 9th – February 15th, 2018

Friday, February 9

Fish Fry Friday 
Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club,
Rte. 32 south of the village of Victory
4:30 – 7 p.m.

All are welcome, members and non-members.  Menu: Fish Fry, Chicken Fry, Clam Fry, Popcorn Shrimp Fry, Chowder, ask about our extras and beverages. You are welcome to eat in at our club house or call ahead for take-out 518-695-3917. 

Kids Fun Night 
Maple Avenue Middle School,
Rte. 9, Saratoga Springs
7 – 9 p.m.

Saratoga Springs students in grades K-5 are invited to Kids Fun Night, featuring open gym, crafts, games, and activities. This fundraiser is hosted by the Saratoga Springs High School Boys Cross-Country and Track & Field teams. Coaches, athletes, and athletes’ parents supervise all activities. $10 per child; snacks/drinks available for purchase. For more information email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Saturday, February 10

Winterfest at Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park
Camp Saratoga, 
80 Scout Rd., Gansevoort
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Join us outside for a day of snowy fun. The day kicks off with an 8k Snowshoe race. There will be a bonfire at the old Scout Camp’s Council Fire Circle where participants can warm up by the bonfire with hot cocoa and s’mores. Snowshoes and Cross-Country Skis will be available for rental from the Information Cabin in Parking Lot #1. No registration is necessary.

Tang Family Saturdays 
Tang Museum, Skidmore College,
815 N. Broadway, Saratoga Springs
2 – 3:30 p.m.

Suitable for children ages 5 and up with their adult companions. Programs include a brief tour of a current Tang exhibition followed by a hands-on art activity. Free and open to the public. Reservations are strongly suggested. For reservations and information, call 518-580-8080.

Mardi Gras Celebration
The Haven Tee Room at Brookhaven Golf Course, 
333 Alpine Meadows Rd., Porter Corners
5 – 8 p.m. 

Authentic New Orleans food, drink specials, raffle items and music. Tickets are $25 for individual or $45 per couple. A cash bar will be available. Please RSVP by calling Rick Schwartzbeck at 518-893-7074 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Sponsored by the Town of Greenfield Lion Club.

Ballston Area Senior Monthly Dance
Milton Community Center,
310 Northline Rd., Ballston Spa
7 – 10 p.m.

The dance is open to the public and has ample free parking. Members are asked to bring a snack to be shared. Vintage Country Band, will be providing the music. Come and enjoy the fun and dance the night away. There is a $5 entrance fee for non-members. Check out our web page, ballstonareaseniors.com. During the Winter months, if schools are closed for inclement weather, the Center is closed.

 

Sunday, February 11

Monthly Breakfast 
Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club,
Rte. 32 south of the village of Victory
8 – 11 a.m.

Eggs cooked to order, bacon, sausage, toast (white or wheat), pancakes (regular, blueberry, buckwheat, apple cinnamon), French toast, home fries, orange juice, coffee, tea, hot chocolate. Cost: Adult $8, Child $4. Everyone welcome.

Malta Ridge United Methodist Church Free Lunch 
729 Malta Avenue Extension, Malta Ridge
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Free Lunch will be served. All are welcome. For additional information or directions, please call the Church at 518-581-0210.

Member Appreciation: Valentine’s Party 
The Children’s Museum at Saratoga,
69 Caroline St., Saratoga Springs
2:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Open to museum members of all ages. Join us for a fun-filled free event in which we will create some fun homemade Valentines and enjoy special Valentine treats. Pre-registration is requested in advance. 

 

Monday, February 12

Earthlings Ultra Mystery/Escape Mega Game 
Saratoga Springs Public Library,
H. Dutcher Community Room
7 – 8:30 p.m.

A mega mystery/escape game where teams will have to work together to solve the following mystery: Aliens have been visiting Earth for centuries, and there is reliable evidence another visit is eminent. Your team has been assembled to assess the situation, unlock the puzzles left behind, and determine if the visitors are coming in peace. This game will be professionally run by Tru-Escape Mystery & Escape Rooms. Space is limited, and registration is required. Event is open to Adults & Teens. To register visit www.sspl.org or call 518-587-7860, ext. 268. 

 

Tuesday, February 13

Woodcarvers Meeting
Milton Community Center, 
310 Northline Rd., Ballston Spa
9 – 11:30 a.m.

The Ballston Area Senior Citizens are looking for anyone interested in joining, from beginners to experienced woodcarvers. Both men and women in the group meet every Tuesday to carve everything from small boots, birds, walking canes to even a rocking horse. Please contact Neil Scheuerman at the Community Center, 9 – 11:30 a.m. at 518-885-6740. If schools are closed due to inclement weather, the Center is closed also. Visit www.ballstonareaseniors.com.

History of The Battle of Saratoga
Van Schaick Island Country Club,
201 Continental Ave., Cohoes
7 p.m.

The Waterford Historical Museum and Cultural Center Lecture Series, presented by the Saratoga National Park Service Rangers. For more information call 518-238-0809. 

 

Wednesday, February 14

2018 Winter Storytellers Series Continues
SUNY Empire State College, 
2 Union Ave., Room 126, Saratoga Springs
Noon – 1 p.m.

The Academy for Lifelong Learning presents the tenth annual storytellers series every Wednesday through February 21. February 14 features storyteller Siri Allison with “Story Prisms.” Sponsored by Prestwick Chase at Saratoga. Free and open to the public. Postponed if Saratoga Springs city schools are closed. For more information, call the Academy at 518-587-2100, ext. 2415. www.esc.edu/all. 

Fish Dinner 
Saratoga-Wilton Elks, 
1 Elks Lane, Rt. 9, Saratoga Springs
4:30 – 6:30 p.m.

New England clam chowder, your choice of broiled or fried fish, roasted potatoes, baked macaroni and cheese, vegetable, coleslaw, rolls and butter, dessert, coffee and tea. Donation Requested:  $12 adults, $11. Seniors (62 years) and Military (Active or Retired) with ID Card, $8 Children 5-12. Children under 5 Free, $12 All Take-outs. Cash Bar Available. Call 518-584-2585 for more information.

Love Light at the Park
Hudson Crossing Park, 
County Route 42, Schuylerville
5 – 7 p.m.

A unique way to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Luminaries will light the path along the Hudson River to and from the Dix Bridge and hanging lanterns will be available for purchase as a beautiful souvenir of the evening for $10. Cookies and hot cocoa will be available at the pavilion after the walk. A $5 suggested donation for the walk. Leashed pups are welcome. For more information visit www.hudsoncrossingpark.org. 

Ballston Area Seniors Pickin’ Sessions
Milton Community Center, 
310 Northline Rd., Ballston Spa
6:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Free to the public, ample free parking and please bring a snack to be shared. Amateur / professional musicians are invited to play solo, background or join up with a group. We are having a fun season with extemporaneous, off-the-cuff musical jamming by local talented musicians. During the Winter months if schools are closed for inclement weather, the Center is closed. Check out our web page, www.ballstonareaseniors.com. 

Storytelling Open Mic
Woodlawn Commons, 
156 Lawrence St., Saratoga Springs,
The Community Room, 2nd Floor
Sign-ups 6:45 p.m. 

Come listen to a fine evening of stories. Or sign-up to tell a story of your own. New storytellers are always welcome. Keep your stories to about 10 minutes long and tell them – don’t read them. Storytelling begins at 7 p.m. Free admission. 

 

Thursday, February 15

February Luncheon Korean War Veterans Association
Peppermill Restaurant, 
Rt 9., S. Glens Falls
11:30 a.m.

Hosts are Patti and Gene Slavin. Veterans who served anywhere during the Korean War or in Korea at any time, spouses, widows, friends and relatives are all invited to attend. For reservations or for more information, please contact the Slavins at 518-793-2368 by February 13. New members are always welcome. For information contact Comm.  Roger Calkins at 518-584-3037.

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