Thursday, 01 March 2018 18:20

March 2nd – March 8th, 2018

Friday, March 2

Fish Fry Friday 
Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club,
Route 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 extra’s and beverages. You are welcome to eat in at our club house or call ahead for take-out 518-695-3917. 

Lenten Fish Fry 
Knights of Columbus, 
50 Pine Road, Saratoga Springs
5 – 8 p.m.

Enjoy a generous portion of Haddock (baked or fried) with fries and coleslaw for only $11. Take-out is $12. Also available are clam chowder, macaroni and cheese and dessert. Open to the public and families are welcome. Come out and help support these dedicated men who give back to the community so unselfishly. 

Saratoga Home and Lifestyle Show 
Saratoga Springs City Center, 
522 Broadway, Saratoga Springs
5 – 9 p.m.

The Saratoga Home and Lifestyle Show features a variety of home and lifestyle businesses in categories such as home improvement, landscaping, décor and fine finishes, heating and plumbing, pools, financial and professional services, and many more. Additional days and time are Saturday, March 3, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday, March 4, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

Paint n Sip for Elks National Foundation
Saratoga-Wilton Elks Lodge, 
1 Elks Lane, Saratoga Springs
7 – 9 p.m.

Come paint with us and have some fun. Cost is $35 per person. Light refreshments available, raffle baskets and door prizes. All proceeds to benefit Elks National Foundation youth, veterans and community. For more information please call 518-584-2585.


Saturday, March 3

Defensive Driving Class
First Baptist Church, 
45 Washington Street, Saratoga Springs
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Save 10 percent on your base auto insurance for the next three years and receive up to four points off your driving record according to New York State Department of Motor Vehicle guidelines. Fee $35. Bring a friend and fee is $30 each. A portion of the fee goes to First Baptist Church. Registration is required and can be made by calling Ray Frankoski at 518-286-3788.

March Madness Garage Sale 
Malta Ridge Firehouse, 
Route 9 and Malta Ave. Extension
9 a.m. – 3 p.m. 

The Malta Ridge Fire Company Auxiliary is sponsoring a March Madness Garage Sale. Try our homemade soups and desserts.Come and have some fun.For more information call 518-885-4659.

Tang Family Saturdays 
Tang Museum,
Skidmore College, 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.

SPAC’s Winter Ball: Journey Under the Sea
Hall of Springs,
108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs
7 – 11 p.m.

The annual SPAC Winter Ball is now in its eighth year to raise funds to support SPAC’s classical programming and youth education initiatives. The Saratoga Performing Arts Center’s Junior Committee invites you to dive deep down into the depths as the Hall of Springs is transformed into an elegant underwater paradise. For this elegant Atlantis affair, we welcome guests to dress to impress in formal and cocktail attire. Cost is $110. To order tickets visit,


Sunday, March 4

Breakfast Buffet 
Saratoga-Wilton Elks,
1 Elks Lane,
Route 9, Saratoga Springs
8:30 – 11 a.m.

Now featuring eggs to order, fruit cocktail, French toast, pancakes, potatoes, breakfast sausage and ham,  corned beef hash, sausage gravy and buiscuits, scrambled eggs, eggs benedict, juice, coffee and tea. Donation Requested: Adults $10, Seniors and Military (Active/Retired with ID Card) $9, Children 5 – 12 $8, Under 5 Free, Take-outs $10. Call 518-584-2585 for more information.

Tea and Honey Presentation 
Congregation Shaara Tfille, 
84 Weibel Avenue, Saratoga Springs
11 a.m.

The entire community is invited to join us for a discussion on Tea and Honey. It will follow the monthly breakfast.  There is no cost for the presentation.  The Breakfast is $10 per adult and $5 for children under 13.  There will be tastings and items to purchase. Please call for reservations, 518-584-2370 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 

Community Purim Carnival 
Wilton’s Gavin Park, 
10 Lewis Road, Saratoga Springs
1 – 3 p.m.

Bounce, play and win prizes – family fun for all faiths. Temple Sinai, with funding from the Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York, will host the fun-filled day. Featuring more than 15 interactive games, two huge bouncy bounces, children of all ages will also enjoy dancing with the DJ, a photobooth, crafts, snacks and prizes galore for everyone. Community members of all religions are welcome. Admission is free. Tickets are fifty cents each (all games one ticket and all rides two tickets). There will also be discount wristbands for unlimited games and rides. Popcorn and other refreshments will be available for purchase. Purim is a holiday celebrating a biblical story about overcoming racism and oppression. It is traditionally celebrated with costume and much revelry. It has been called “the Jewish Mardi Gras”. It’s the biggest party of the Jewish year. For more information about the carnival, contact Temple Sinai at 518-584-8730.

Irish Music, Dance and Culture
Saratoga-Wilton Elks, 
1 Elks Lane, Saratoga Springs
1 – 6 p.m.

A grand day of Irish music, dance and culture, a Saratoga Ancient Order of Hibernians Event. Adults $10 donation at the door, under 12 free.  Bring canned food items to be donated to our local food pantries. Light fare and raffles.

End-of-Life Issues
Unitarian Universalist Church of Saratoga Springs,
624 North Broadway, Saratoga Springs
2 – 4 p.m.

A presentation by Compassion and Choices New York: “Wishes and Values at Life’s End:  Planning for the Care You Want and Deserve.”  A broad range of topics will be covered from differences between health care proxies and living wills, to what current end-of-life options are available in NYS, to the issue of medical aid in dying. Refreshments will be provided. RSVPs are requested but not required. Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to RSVP or to ask questions.


Monday, March 5

Film Screening: Delores
Gannett Auditorium, Palamountain Hall, 
Skidmore College, 6:30 p.m.

Peter Bratt’s Dolores tells the story of Dolores Huerta, among the most important yet least-known activists in American history. For more information call 518-580-5271.


Tuesday, March 6

Rifle Competition
Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club,
Route 32, South of the Village of Victory
7 p.m.

Competition is open to everyone, members or non-members, bring your rifle and ammunition. Call for information 518-695-3917. 


Wednesday, March 7

Poetry Reading
Caffè Lena, 
47 Phila Street, Saratoga Springs
7:30 p.m.

Caffè Lena will present a poetry reading by Jessica Cuello. An open reading will follow. Doors open for sign-ups at 7 p.m. The host for the event will be Carol Graser and the cost is $5. For more information call 518-583-0022 or visit


Thursday, March 8

Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series
H. Dutcher Community Room, Saratoga Springs Public Library,
49 Henry Street, Saratoga Springs
Noon – 1 p.m.

“A Look Back at the Railroads of Saratoga Springs and Surrounding Area” presented by Richard Chait. Railroads, especially the Delaware and Hudson (D&H), were a major player in the economic development of the Saratoga area. Starting in the mid to late 1800’s, people found it easy to take the train, get off at the beautiful station in Saratoga Springs and enjoy the races, the casino, or one of the elegant hotels on Broadway. Join Richard Chait as he presents images of Victorian era train travel in and around Saratoga. Enjoy a look back at the various railroads that played an important role in bringing visitors to the Spa City. For more information, contact the Saratoga Heritage Area Visitor Center, 518-587-3241. Free admission.

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