Friday, March 10
Lenten Fish Fry
Saratoga Knights of Columbus, 50 Pine Road, 5 – 7 p.m.
Every Friday during Lent through April 14. Cost $10 at the door, Take-outs $11. For more information call 518-584-8547.
Fish Fry Fridays
Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club, Route 32 south of the village of Victory, 4:30 – 7 p.m.
Fish Fry Friday will continue each Friday of the month. Menu: fried fish, fried clams, fried chicken tenders, popcorn shrimp, buffalo shrimp, and clam chowder by the bowl or by the quart. Eat in at our club house or to call ahead for take-out 518-695-3917. Everyone is welcome.
Adirondack Christian Singles Coffee House
Community Alliance Church, 257 Rowland St., Ballston Spa, 6 p.m.
Our musicians Ray and Ed will be offering a selection of contemporary Christian songs, gospel and some oldies. We will have an open mic for those who care to offer their talents as well. Just bring a snack to share and be ready to enjoy meeting other single Christians. This is a free event. Our first coffee house in February was a huge success. Come and bring a friend for a fun relaxing evening.
Saturday, March 11
Tang Family Saturdays
Tang Museum, Skidmore Campus, Saratoga Springs, 2 – 3:30 p.m.
Free and open to the public. Reservations are required by calling 518-580-8080.
A Taste of Italy
Saratoga Wilton Elks, 1 Elks Lane, Saratoga Springs, 6 p.m.
Italian Night with a purpose. Join us for the taste and experience of Italy to support the Elks Lodge #161 and Ladies Auxiliary. There will be music and raffles as well. Pasta made to order, linguini, tortellini, shrimp, chicken, sausage, mushrooms, broccoli, Alfredo, red or pink sauce, Texas toast, tossed salad, dessert. A donation of $20 is requested if paid in advance or $25 at the door. This event is co-sponsored by the Elks and Ladies Auxiliary. Reservations for tables of eight or more can be made by calling Jennifer Barry 781-883-4894 or the Elks Lodge at 518-584-2585 or by signing up in the Lodge. Please make checks payable to Saratoga-Wilton Elks #161 and note Italian Night in the memo line.
Congregation Shaara Tfille, 84 Weibel Ave., Saratoga Springs, 6 p.m.
The entire community is invited to celebrate Purim for a deli dinner, Smaltz beer and plenty of hamantashen will be served. The Megillah Reading will begin at 6:45 p.m. followed by the Havdalah service. Afterward, musical entertainment will be provided by DJ Colin Weissman. People are encouraged to come dressed in costume as a competition will be held. The cost is $10 per adult and $5 for children under 13. For more information call 518-584-2370.
Café Malta-Irish Style
Malta Community Center, One Bayberry Drive, Malta, 6:30 p.m.
Town of Malta Parks and Recreation announces Café Malta-Irish Style, an intimate Coffee House just in time for St. Patrick’s Day The show starts at 7 p.m. Performers include: Frank Orsini & Don Young, Joe Lopez & Mike Yates, Owen Bennett, Dancers from Carol Lawrence School of Dance and the Singing Waitresses! Irish and folk music, dancers, and sing-a-longs! Seats $8 advanced; $12 after March 10 or at the door. Coffee and dessert will also be available for purchase. Contact The Malta Community Center at www.maltaparksrec.com for advanced tickets or call518-899-4411.
Sunday, March 12
Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club, Route 32 south of the village of Victory, 8 – 11 a.m.
Will be cooking breakfast and will continue on the second Sunday of each month all year. 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 is welcome. For more information call 518-695-3917.
Monday, March 13
Thorobred Toastmasters Meeting
Saratoga Regional YMCA, 290 West Ave, Saratoga Springs, 6 – 7 p.m.
In Toastmasters meetings we learn by doing. Whether you’re an executive or a stay-at-home parent, a college student or a retiree, you will improve yourself; building skills to express yourself in a variety of situations. You’ll open up a world of new possibilities: giving better work presentations; leading meetings - and participating in them - more confidently; speaking more smoothly off the cuff; even handling one-on-one interactions with family, friends and colleagues more positively. Visit us at: http://7379.toastmastersclubs.org/
Tuesday, March 14
Christ the Savior Parish, 349 Eastline Rd., Ballston Lake, Pick up 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Potato/cheese, sauerkraut and farmer’s cheese pieroghis may be ordered. Also a limited supply of stuffed clams are available. Call 518-363-0001.We will not be making pieroghis in April. Please get your orders in as soon as possible.
Korean War Veterans’ Association Luncheon
Parting Glass Restaurant, 40 Lake Ave., Saratoga Springs, Noon.
Cost is $20 for the buffet, which includes potato soup, corned beef and cabbage, Irish soda bread, bread pudding and tea or coffee. Hosts are Jean and Paul Nolan. For reservations, please phone the Nolans at 518-893-3379 by March 12. Veterans who served anywhere during the Korean conflict or in Korea at any time, spouses, widows and friends are all invited to attend. For further information or an application to join the organization, please contact Comm. Roger Calkins at 518-584-3037.
Wednesday, March 15
Guided Mindful Meditation
Saratoga Springs Public Library, Susman Room, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Take a break from the daily grind and clear your mind with guided Mindful Meditation led by professionals from One Roof Holistic Health Center. Sessions are free and open to the public, and will be held on the first and third Wednesday of each month. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call 518-584-7860 ext. 205.
Saratoga READS! presents In Conversation with Ian Frazier
Saratoga Springs Public Library, 49 Henry St., Saratoga Springs, 7 – 8 p.m.
Reporter, Thurber-Prize-winning humorist, and The New Yorker staff writer, Ian Frazier joins us to cap off the Saratoga READS! season with a discussion of his work, including his take on The New Yorker’s “Greetings, Friends” Christmas poem. Tickets are required and will be free and available at the library’s Information Desk. A book sale and signing will follow the program.
Co-sponsored by: The Saratoga Springs Public Library, The Friends of the Saratoga Springs Public Library, and Northshire Bookstore Saratoga Springs.
Thursday, March 16
De-Clutter, De-Stress Your Life with Helen Volk
Saratoga Springs Public Library, H. Dutcher Community Room, Noon – 1 p.m.
Clutter causes stress, daily frustration, time wasted looking for things, job inefficiency and much more. This informative and entertaining talk unmasks the thoughts and emotions that keep you stuck in clutter, and will motivate you to use the tips and techniques provided to de-clutter your life – once and for all. There will be a book signing at end of talk. No registration required.