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Friday, April 14

Fish Dinner

Saratoga – Wilton Elks Lodge # 161, 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.

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.

This will be the last Friday. Cost $10 at the door, Take-outs  $11.  For more information call 518-584-8547.

Balm in Gilead

Skidmore College, Janet Kinghorn Bernhard Theater, 8 p.m.

An updated version of Pulitzer Prize winner Lanford Wilson’s first full-length play brings the world of grungy 1970s New York City to vivid life on the Skidmore stage. Balm in Gilead tells the story of the down-and-out of New York’s Upper West Side set to an iconic soundtrack of Bruce Springsteen, Tom Waits, Frank Sinatra and many other timely favorites. Tickets are $12 general admission and $8 for students and seniors. The show runs from April 14-23. All performances are at 8p.m. except on April 23 Sunday Matinee is at 2 p.m. There is no show on Easter Sunday, April 16. Reserve seats online at theater.skidmore.edu or by contacting our Box Office: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 518-580-5439.

Saturday, April 15

Blue Needs You 8K Run

High Rock Park, Saratoga Springs, 8:30 a.m.

Presented by Fingerpaint, this is a community celebration of Code Blue Saratoga, a regional organization providing temporary respite for individuals experiencing homelessness during hazardous winter weather. As a participant you have the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of individuals who are living on the streets. We hope you will join us this year and that you’ll Run for Blue! Cost is $30 for early registration and $35 for late. For more information and to register, visit www.codeblueneedsyour.org. 

Easter Egg Hunt for Dogs

Hudson Crossing Park, County Road 42, Schuylerville, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Bring your four-legged friend for a walk at Hudson Crossing Park on Easter weekend (Saturday and Sunday) and search for treats (provided by Lazy Dog Cookie Co.) hidden in brightly colored eggs along our trail. Eggs will be hidden throughout the weekend. Leash law applies; please scoop.  Free admission.

National Park Week: Junior Ranger Day

Saratoga Battlefield, 648 NY 32, Stillwater, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Kick off National Park Week with some special activities. Programs are available for children of all ages. Ongoing activities to include a touch table, kid-friendly relay course, uniform try-on station for kids, and Junior Ranger activity book.  For more information call 518-670-2985.

Genealogy and Local History

Town of Saratoga Town Hall, corner of Rt. 4 and Rt. 29, Schuylerville, 1 p.m.

Devin Lander, New York State Historian, will be the program speaker. Devin was previously Executive Director of the Museum Association of New York where he worked with historical organizations throughout the state. In other positions, he has been a project archivist for special collections at SUNY Albany, and a Staff Coordinator for the Historic Hudson–Hoosic Rivers Partnership. He will speak about his current position as NYS Historian, his recent projects and his many goals. Public is welcome. For information call 518-587-2978.

Behemoth Short Film Festival

Saratoga Arts, 320 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.

Behemoth showcases some of the very best in up and coming cinematic talent from around the world. From horror to sci-fi, comedy to drama, The Behemoth Short Film Festival’s goal is to bring unique voices to new viewers and broaden the audience’s horizon by delivering something different. Cost is $10. 

Sunday, April 16

Easter Breakfast Buffet

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

Eggs to order, fruit cocktail, French toast, pancakes, potatoes, breakfast sausage and ham,  corned beef hash, sausage gravy and biscuits, 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.

Monday, April 17

Parkinson’s Support Group 

Woodlawn Commons, 2nd floor, Wesley Health Care Center, 156 Lawrence St., Saratoga Springs, 2 p.m.

This meeting is free and open to anyone with Parkinson’s Disease, family members and friends. For more information call Bruce McClellan at 518-331-9611.

Southern Saratoga Artists’ Society Meeting

Clifton Park Senior Community Center, 6 Clifton Common Blvd., Clifton Park, 6:30 p.m. 

This meeting features area watercolorist, Kevin Kuhne, who taught both watercolor and drawing at South Colonie Adult Education Program for many years.  He is a graduate of SUNY New Paltz with a B.S. in Art Education.  Kevin displays his paintings throughout the greater capital region and has earned many awards.  The public is invited to attend.  For more information, visit: southernsaratogaartist.com

Woodcock Walk

Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park, 80 Scout Rd., Wilton 7 – 8:30 p.m.

Participate in this citizen science program by learning about and surveying the amazing American woodcock. Following a presentation at the Park Office about this unique bird, we will go on a short hike to try to hear the amazing mating flight and courtship ritual of any woodcocks that may be nearby. Space is limited and preregistration is required by April 17. 

Adirondack Chapter of Trout Unlimited

Saratoga Springs Public Library, 49 Henry St., Saratoga Springs, 7 p.m.

Modern Nymphing-European Techniques – a great film will set the stage for a discussion on techniques that are changing the way nymphs are presented for greater success. Everyone is welcome. For more information call Mark at 518-893-2228. 

Tuesday, April 18

Korean War Veterans’ Luncheon

Peppermill Restaurant, Midtown Plaza, South Glens Falls. 11:30 a.m. 

The Hosts will be Gene and Patti Slavin.  All veterans who served anywhere during the Korean  Conflict or in Korea at any time, spouses, widows, family and friends are all invited to attend.  For further information or to make a reservation, please contact the Slavin’s at 518-793-2358, by April 16.  For any other information or to obtain an application to join the organization, please contact Comm. Roger Calkins at 518-584-3037.

Wednesday, April 19

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. 

Autism in Love

Emerson Auditorium, Skidmore College Campus, 7 p.m.

Autism in Love is a feature length documentary that explores the lives of four autistic adults as they pursue and manage romantic relationships.

Thursday, April 20

Concert by Skidmore Guitar Ensemble 

Zankel Music Center, Skidmore College Campus, Saratoga Springs, 8 p.m.

For more information call 518-580-5321 or go to www.skidmore.edu/zankel.  

Lasagna Dinner

Saratoga Knights of Columbus, 50 Pine Rd., Saratoga Springs, 5 – 8 p.m.

The public is invited to a lasagna dinner. The cost is adults $10, children under 12 and veterans $9.  For more information call 518-584-8547.

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