* = Family Friendly
Friday, April 7
Annual Rummage Sale and Soup Sale *
Charlton Freehold Presbyterian Church, 768 Charlton Rd., Charlton, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
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.
Tango Fusion’s Open House
Newberry Music Hall, 388 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 7 p.m.
New student may take one complimentary class. No partner or experience necessary. Beginning at 7 p.m. - All levels Bachata, 8 p.m. Beginner Salsa and Intermediate Salsa. Students may stay after class and dance to a DJ and enjoy drinks and food from the bar. For more information go to www.tangofusiondance.com or call 518-932-6447.
Saturday, April 8
Food Drive to Benefit Greenfield Food Pantry
Stewart’s Shop, Greenfield Center, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Items needed are sugar free items for diabetics, personal care items or toiletries, spices, crackers, or tortillas, soups, canned meats or jerky, socks (assorted sizes), canned fruit (any variety), diapers and diaper rash ointment, baby food and baby care items.
Defensive Driving Class
First Baptist Church, 45 Washington St., Saratoga Springs, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
New York State approved. Save 10 percent on your base auto insurance for the next three years and receive up to 4 points off your driving record according to New York State Department of Motor Vehicle guidelines. Fee $35.00. Bring a friend and fee is $30.00 each. A portion of the fee goes to First Baptist Church. Registration required and can be made by calling Ray Frankoski at 518-286-3788.
Easter Craft Fair Fundraiser *
Knights of Columbus, 50 Pine St., Saratoga Springs, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Lou Gehrig’s Disease Awareness - All proceeds donated to St. Peter’s ALS Regional Center.
Benefit Spaghetti Dinner *
American Legion, 34 West Ave., Saratoga Springs, 2 – 6 p.m.
Gail Holland, a long-time American Legion Auxiliary member, has recently been diagnosed with breast cancer. We are holding this fundraiser to help alleviate some of their financial burden. Donations kindly accepted (make payable to American Legion Auxiliary). There will be raffles, gift baskets and 50/50 drawing. Tickets are $15 for adults and $5 for ages 3-12 (in advance or at the door).
Concert by Skidmore Community Chorus *
Zankel Music Center, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, 2 p.m.
$8 adults, $5 senior citizens and Skidmore community, free for students and children.
For ticket information call 518-580-5321 or go to www.skidmore.edu/zankel
Tang Family Saturdays *
Tang Museum, Skidmore Campus, Saratoga Springs, 2 – 3:30 p.m.
Pop-up Paper Sculpture - We will learn some simple pop-up techniques, and then make some wild and surprising combinations hidden inside a folder. Free and open to the public. Reservations are strongly suggested by calling 518-580-8080.
Notre Dame Visitation Church Annual Spaghetti Dinner *
American Legion, 6 Clancy St., Schuylerville, 5 p.m.
Seatings are 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. and take outs are available. Cost is $12 per person; children 10 & under - $6. Please contact Bonnie Merrill at 518-695-3972 or Pat Temple at 518-507-6308 for tickets. All proceeds to benefit the renovations of the Notre Dame Visitation Church. Please support us.
The Irresistibility of Historic Preservation
Corinth Central School, 105 Oak St., Corinth, 6 p.m.
A dynamic presentation by the Executive Director of Adirondack Architectural Heritage, Steven Engelhart, recognized as one of the most effective preservation organizations in the nation. Free.
Ballston Area Senior Monthly Dance
Milton Community Center, 310 Northline Rd. Ballston Spa, 7 – 10 p.m.
There is a $5.00 entrance fee for non-member. The dance is open to the public and ample free parking. Member are asked to bring a snack to be shared. The Countrymen Band, will be providing the music. Check out our web page, www.ballstonareaseniors.com
Sunday, April 9
Monthly Breakfast *
Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club, Route 32 South of the village of Victory, 8 – 11 a.m.
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, April 10
Take Control of Your Chronic Condition
Milton Community Center, 310 Northline Rd., Ballston Spa, 1 – 1:30 p.m.
The Chronic Disease Self-Management Program is an amazing evidence-based workshop created by Stanford University enabling those living with chronic disease to regain control of their lives. Participants will receive a free book entitled, “Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions.” This is a free, life-changing, 6-week workshop series. Please call Jen Buscema at 518-884-4110 for more information and to register for the workshop.
Saratoga Regional YMCA, 290 West Ave, Saratoga Springs, 6 – 7 p.m.
Develop and grow - both personally and professionally. Join a community of learners, and learn by doing. Whether you’re an executive or stay-at-home parent, a college student or retiree, you will improve yourself; building skills to express yourself in a variety of situations. Give better work presentations; lead 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, April 11
Lyme Disease Anonymous
Queensbury Methodist Church, 460 Aviation Rd., Queensbury, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
12 Step guidelines provide anonymity and a safe place for sharing and encouragement. The meetings will be held the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month. Call 518-796-5478 for more information.
Hop Into Spring Luncheon
Longfellows Restaurant, 500 Union Ave. (Rt. 9P), Saratoga, Noon – 2 p.m.
All women are invited to attend. Cost is $15 inclusive. Our special feature, Suzanne Balet-Haight from Balet Flowers & Design, will discuss new and interesting plants and flowers for spring. Our Speaker, Eileen Banks from Rome, NY will talk about The Wonderful Life and will provide music. Reservations are required by April 6. Please call Ellie at 518-584-3779 or Anita at 518-583-4043 No membership or dues required. Presented by, Saratoga Christian Women’s Club.
Concert: “Saratoga Sings of Art and Inspiration” *
Tang Museum, Skidmore College Campus, 7 p.m.
Opera Saratoga presents a free concert inspired by great artists and works of art. For more information call 518-580-8080.
Wednesday, April 12
Ballston Area Seniors Pickin’ Sessions
Milton Community Center, 310 Northline Rd., Ballston Spa, 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Free to the public, ample free parking and please bring a snack to be shared. Amateur / professional musicians, Check out our web page, www.ballstonareaseniors.com
Thursday, April 13
Local Author to Talk about Living with Lyme Disease
Round Lake Library, 1 Bayberry Dr., Malta, 6:30 p.m.
Helen Brecker will hold a talk based on her new book “Living with Lyme Disease.” Ms. Brecker is a Certified Eden Energy Medicine practitioner and has served as a Teaching Assistant for Donna Eden. Her book is a wonderful reference manual with succinct, cogent explanations geared toward those who do not respond to conventional treatments. If you or someone you know has suffered from Lyme disease, this evening is for you. If you have any questions, please contact the library at 518-682-2495.