Friday, March 31
Vietnam Veterans Ceremony
Saratoga National Cemetery, Duell Rd., Schuylerville, 10 a.m.
The Saratoga National Cemetery Honor Guard Association will participate in a Vietnam Veterans Ceremony to honor all Vietnam Veterans and their families. You do not have to be a veteran to attend, all are welcome.
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.
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.
‘Tis the Night before Trout Season
The Parting Glass, 40 Lake Ave., Saratoga Springs, 5 – 8 p.m.
Help Adirondack Trout Unlimited celebrate the wonders of cold water fisheries. We invite you to a fun-filled evening as we welcome the opening. Appetizers, demos, raffles and fishing stories galore. Hosted by the Adirondack Chapter of Trout Unlimited. Admission: suggested donation of $10 to help TU’s conservation and habitat work or $5 plus 3 flies or 1 spinning lure. All donated flies and lures will be raffled as door prizes.
Open Mic For Jesus
Community Alliance Church, 257 Rowland St., Ballston Spa, 7 p.m.
All are cordially invited to join Community Alliance Church congregants in a special night of music, poetry, scripture reading, and testimonies centered on Jesus. This event is open to all budding or blossoming talent in the community. Bring your instrument, voice....whatever. Hope you can come. This should be a great night together, lifting up the name of Jesus.
Saturday, April 1
Tang Family Saturdays
Tang Museum, Skidmore Campus, 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 by calling 518-580-8080.
Sunday, April 2
Breakfast with the Easter Bunny
Malta Ridge Firehouse, Corner of Route 9 and Malta Ave. Ext., Malta, 8 a.m. - Noon
Have breakfast with the Easter Bunny. Full menu served, by donation. Take a tour of the trucks and firehouse upon request.
Saratoga-Wilton Elks, 1 Elks Lane, Rt. 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, 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.
Hop Out Hunger Easter Egg Hunt
Milton Community Center located at 310 Northline Road, Ballston Spa, 1 – 2:30 p.m.
Help the JCI Saratoga Springs Jaycees Hop Out Hunger at this year’s annual Hop Out Hunger Easter Egg Hunt. Kids up to fifth grade are welcome. Admission is a non-perishable food item. Monetary donations welcome. Games, prizes, visit from the Easter Bunny. Special thanks to the Town of Milton and the Village of Ballston Spa for their support of this event. Contact Kim at 518-528-1787 for questions or www.saratogajaycees.org for more information.
Dharma Meditation with Pierre Zimmerman
One Big Roof, Center for Mindful Practices, 538 Maple Avenue, Saratoga Health & Wellness Building, Saratoga Springs, 9-10:15 a.m.
Weekly meditation followed by short discussion. All contemplative traditions honored. By donation. For more information call 413-992-7012 or visit www.oneroofsaratoga.com.
Monday, April 3
Saratoga Retired Teachers Meeting
Longfellows Restaurant, 500 Union Ave., Saratoga Springs, Noon
Prospective members, please call 518-587-5356 for membership information and luncheon reservations.
Saratoga Hilton Ballroom, 534 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 6 – 8:30 p.m.
State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli will be the featured guest at a gala reception. The theme, “Resist, Revamp and Re-Amp,” reflects Democratic resurgence nationally and in the local area. The cost is $60 per person. Recognition levels $100, $200 (2 people), $700 (table of 8). Please RSVP to SCDC, P.O. Box 484, Clifton Park, NY 12065. Include name(s), address, and email. Checks payable to Saratoga County Democratic Committee or pay on ActBlue: https://secure.actblue.com/contribute/page/saratoga20170. For more information call Jay Partridge 518-894-6851.
Tuesday, April 4
1984 Screening and Discussion
Tang Teaching Museum at Skidmore College, 815 N. Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 6:30 p.m.
Join us as the Tang and over 90 arthouse theaters and cultural organizations across the country participate in a collective screening of Michael Radford’s adaptation of George Orwell’s classic dystopian novel 1984. Following our screening, a panel of Skidmore faculty will discuss the novel, the film, and what resistance can look like in our current political climate. The film screening will take place at the Somers Room. Free admission. For more information call 518-580-8080.
Wednesday, April 5
The Olde Saratoga Seniors Meeting
Town Hall, 12 Spring St., Schuylerville, Noon
A casserole luncheon, please bring a dish to share. The Schuylerville Elementary School Band will be performing as entertainment. New members always welcome. Please sign up for the trip to Holyoke, MA for the Country Western Lobsterfest on Wed., May 24. Cost is $57 Contact Mary LaMora for more information at 518-584-7986 or Pat Temple at 518-331-2978.
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.
Concerned About Paying for College?
Saratoga Springs Public Library’s Glasby Room, 1 – 2 p.m.
College costs are rising at unprecedented rates. Are you properly prepared to handle the expense of higher education? Join us for an informal meeting any first Wednesday of the month to discuss different options to pay for college education. Receive $1000 credit towards your personal Scholars Tuition Rewards* program for attending. *As recognized by U.S. News and World Report. (7 Ways to Save for Children’s Education- Sept 2014) Sponsored by, the Vermont Foundation.
Thursday, April 6
World War I 100th Anniversary Ceremony
Saratoga National Cemetery, Duell Rd., Schuylerville, 10 a.m.
The Saratoga National Cemetery Honor Guard Association will participate in a ceremony for the 100th Anniversary of World War I. All are invited to attend.
Spring 2017 Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series
Saratoga Springs Public Library, H. Dutcher Community Room, 49 Henry St., Saratoga Springs Noon - 1 p.m.
The title and speaker is, “The History of the Saratoga Chip,” presented by Alan Richer, local Saratoga Chip historian and collector. Mr. Richer will speak on the origins of the Saratoga Chip as well as some of the mythology surrounding the invention of the potato chip. Mr. Richer will share an illustrated presentation of his extensive collection of chip memorabilia and collectibles and will also provide some actual items from his collection. This educational program is produced by the Saratoga Heritage Area Visitor Center in partnership with the Saratoga Springs Public Library. All programs are free and open to the public – no registration required. For more information call 518-587-3241, www.saratogaspringsvisitorcenter.com.