Thursday, 22 March 2018 17:47

March 23rd – March 29th, 2018

Friday, March 23

31st Capital District Garden & Flower Show 
Hudson Valley Community College,
80 Vandenburgh Avenue, Troy
10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Known for its elaborate indoor garden displays, floral designs, shopping area, and informative classes. This year’s show takes place on March 23-25.  Partial proceeds will benefit Wildwood Programs. On March 23 and 24 Suzanne Balet Haight, owner of Balet Flowers and Design in Malta, will teach a work-shop about creating succulent gardens and indoor displays. For more information, visit www.gardenandflowershow.com.

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. 
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. 

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: clam chowder, macaroni and cheese and dessert. Open to the public. Come out and help support these dedicated men who give back to the community so unselfishly. 

Flamenco Workshop and Performance 
National Museum of Dance,
99 S. Broadway, Saratoga Springs
5 – 6:15 p.m.
A dynamic flamenco workshop and performance by Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana II. The open community workshop, appropriate for any age or skill level is free of charge. It will delve into the history, techniques, and musical aspects of flamenco. An interactive performance will also take place in The Riggi Theater from 7 8 p.m. The cost is $25 per person, $20 for members, students, and seniors. Tickets can be purchased online or at the door. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit our website at www.dancemuseum.org or call 518-584-2225, ext. 3001.

 

Saturday, March 24

Annual Day with Bunny & Easter Egg Hunt 
American Legion Auxiliary, 
Unit 234, 23 Pleasant Street, Ballston Spa
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
The Easter Egg Hunt schedule is as follows:
Toddlers to age 5, 11:30 a.m.
Ages 6 – 8, Noon
Ages 9 – 12, 12: 30 p.m.
Join us for games, crafts, snacks and refreshments with the Easter Bunny. Children ages 12 and under are welcome.  This event is opened to the community. There will be a raffle for parents.

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. Call 518-580-8080.

2018 Taylor's Heroes Egg-Stravaganza
Congress Park and Canfield Casino,
1 E Congress Street, Saratoga Springs
11 a.m.
Join Taylor's Heroes for the 3rd Annual "Egg-Stravaganza" featuring special guest Mayor Meg Kelly and an appearance by The Easter Bunny. Bring your friends and family Congress Park to enjoy an Easter Egg Hunt and to Canfield Casino for family fun, and raffles. Tickets are $10 per person. You can also purchase tickets at the event. This event benefits Taylor's Heroes, a Saratoga Springs-based non-profit offering free 14-week programs in fitness and nutrition for kids ages 8-18, founded in memory of David Taylor Miller. For more information visit www.taylorsheroes.org. 

 

Sunday, March 25

Making Connections Autism Program 
Children’s Museum at Saratoga,
69 Caroline Street, Saratoga Springs
10 a.m. – Noon
This monthly program is an early intervention for children on the autism spectrum and their families. Join us for a free morning of fun and play at the Museum; siblings welcome. Meet other families in the area and meet specialists from AIM services. For more information contact the museum at 518-584-5540. 

Indoor Craft and Garage Sale 
Saratoga-Wilton Elks Club, 
1 Elks Lane, Saratoga Springs
11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Admission is free with over 40 vendors; parking is great, bargains galore, lunch, household items, sports equipment, hand-made items, clothing, jewelry, party vendors, pet supplies, Easter items, and more. Karen’s Cupboard is back with lots of home-made goodies. Snow or rain. All proceeds go to our local charities. 

Hop Out Hunger Ballston Spa Easter Egg Hunt 
Milton Community Center, 
310 Northline Road, Ballston Spa
1 – 3 p.m.

This is the Junior Chamber International Saratoga Springs chapter (Jaycees) annual Easter Egg Hunt. There will be fun and games for children through fifth grade. Sponsored by the Village of Ballston Spa and the Town of Milton, there will also be free food. Please bring a canned good or monetary donation for the local food pantry. Contact Kim Lambert at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

The 29th Annual Palm Sunday Polka Benefit 
Knights of Columbus,
50 Pine Road, Saratoga Springs
1 – 5 p.m.
This year’s event will feature the “Polka Country Musicians” from Jewett City, CT, cash bar, Polish and American food, raffles, prizes and 50/50 drawing. Fun for all ages. All proceeds will benefit Saratoga Bridges. Tickets are $18 per person. To make reservations, contact Steve or Cathy Coblish at 518-899-3061. For more information email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 

 

Monday, March 26

Baked Cod Night
Saratoga Senior Center, 
5 Williams Street, Saratoga Springs
5:30 p.m.
Come enjoy a Center favorite: Chef Ed Kelley’s famous baked cod. $12 per person. For more information call 518-584-1621. 

 

Tuesday, March 27

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 28

New Parent Meetup 
Northshire Bookstore,
424 Broadway, Saratoga Springs
10:30 a.m.
Parents and babies from birth to one year are invited to stop by for conversation and to spend time with other new parents. The conversation will be facilitated by Rebecca Rovner, birth and postpartum doula. For more events visit www.northshire.com. 

Saratoga Acoustic Blues Open Mic & Jam 
Caffé Lena,
33 Phila Street, Saratoga Springs
7 p.m.
All levels of playing are welcome. Hosted by NYS Blues Hall of Fame inductee Sonny Speed for SABS. This month's featured artists are Tas Cru, an internationally acclaimed Blues performer, and Mary Ann Casale. Admission is $5. For more information, visit www.caffelena.org. 

Southern Adirondack Audubon Society March Program
Saratoga Springs Public Library,
49 Henry Street, Saratoga Springs
7 p.m.
Naturalist Catherine Klatt will present “The Night Shift: The Unexpected Links between Moths, Birds and Landscaping.” Program is free and open to the public.

 

Thursday, March 29

VA Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War
Saratoga National Cemetery, 
200 Duell Road, Schuylerville
11 a.m. 
The Saratoga National Cemetery and the Honor Guard Association will participate in the ceremony. The commemoration recognizes all men and women who served on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces during the United States’ involvement in Vietnam. Nine million Americans served during that period.  The commemoration makes no distinction between Veterans who served incountry, intheater, or were stationed elsewhere during those 20 years.  All answered the call to duty. You do not have to be a veteran to attend, all are welcome.

Plant your Garden for Continuous Color
Saratoga Springs Public Library,
H. Dutcher Community Room
Noon – 1 p.m.
Join gardening expert Suzanne Balet Haight of Balet Flowers and Design for tips on designing a garden with continuous color all season. Learn how to choose plants with different bloom times, so you will never be short of flowers. No registration required. For more events at the library, visit www.sspl.org.

Movie: Wonder
Saratoga Senior Center,
5 Williams Street, Saratoga Springs
1 p.m.
Come join us for a viewing of “Wonder,” starring Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson, and Jason Tremblay.  Cost is $3 for members, $5 for non-members, popcorn is included. For more information call 518-584-1621.

 

Upcoming Meetings

Saturday, March 24

American Legion Meeting
34 West Avenue, Saratoga Springs
10 a.m.
The American Legion Adirondack Post 70 will be holding its monthly meeting. 

Tuesday, March 27

After the Fire’s Monthly Meeting
Eagle Matt Lee Fire House,
Washington Street, Ballston Spa,
7 p.m.
After the Fire is a non-profit organization that helps Saratoga County Residents who have suffered a loss due to fire. Anyone interested in learning more about After the Fire, or becoming a member, may attend a meeting, visit us on Facebook, visit www.afterthefire.org, or leave a voicemail at 518-435-4571.

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