Friday, January 19
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, members and non-members. 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.
Monthly Fundraiser Dinner
Principessa Elena Society
11–13 Oak St., Saratoga Springs
5 – 7 p.m.
Menu: Minestrone soup, pasta with marinara sauce, pasta with alfredo sauce, or pasta with broccoli garlic and oil, meatballs with sauce, salad, Italian bread, butter, dessert, coffee, tea. Donations: Seniors $8, Regular $9, Children 5-12 $5, Under 5 free. All take-out dinners $10. All are welcome. For more information call 518-584-4163.
Benefit Spaghetti Dinner
Schuylerville Elementary School Cafeteria
14 Spring St, Schuylerville
5 – 8 p.m.
Danny MacMillan, a 12-year-old from Schuylerville, was diagnosed with E-Wing Sarcoma Cancer. Danny started chemotherapy and underwent surgery to remove the mass and recently had to amputate the leg. This has taken a big toll on the family emotionally and financially. Tickets are $10 per adult, $5 for children 4-13 years old and children under 4 free, take-out available. Raffles and a 50/50 drawing.
Kids Night Out: Winter Wonder
69 Caroline St., Saratoga Springs
6 – 9 p.m.
Drop the kids off for a fun-filled evening so you can go on a date-night, go see a movie or just relax. Your children will get to play in our handson exhibits, enjoy a pizza dinner, socialize, and party. Children must be potty-trained. This program is for children ages 4 and up. $20 per child ($15 for each additional child). Pre-registration required by calling 518-584-5540.
Kids Fun Night
Maple Avenue Middle School
Route 9, Saratoga Springs
7 – 9 p.m.
Saturday, January 20
Take a Friend Snowmobiling
Dix Bridge, Hudson River/ Champlain Canal Lock 5, Schuylerville
11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Take a fun, safe snowmobile ride. Kids can ride on a sled operated by a parent, guardian, or an experienced club member. Those aged 18+ will be instructed on the proper operation and safety of a snowmobile prior to being guided on a controlled ride by club members. Hot beverages and snacks provided. For more information and other events, visit www.hudsoncrossingpark.org.
Hudson Crossing Park’s Annual Winterfest
Hudson Crossing Park
County Road 42, Schuylerville
Noon – 3 p.m.
Free for all and something for everyone. The event will feature: Ice Harvest Demonstrations, Ice Experiments, Ice Fishing Demonstration, Cold Water Rescue, wagon rides, Crazy Hat Head Contest, Sledding, Snow Sculptures Challenge, The “Fur-Bowl”: Dress to impress in your furs (real or faux!) and try outdoor bowling. For more information, visit www.hudsoncrossingpark.org.
2018 Cabin Fever Luncheon
Saratoga National Golf Club
458 Union Ave., Saratoga Springs
Soroptimist International of Saratoga County (SISC) 2018 Cabin Fever event, themed, ‘Talk About It,’ as we narrow our focus on human trafficking. Cost is $75. For more information or to register visit www.soroptimistsaratoga.org/events/cabin-fever.
A Purple Tie Affair
National Museum of Dance
99 S. Broadway, Saratoga Springs
A Purple Tie Affair is a mid-winter “Celebration of Life” dance party – complete with great food in a perfect venue; all to benefit the fight against cancer. Each year more than 300 attendees enjoy the purple “cabin fever” breakout event; proceeds benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and Nick’s Fight to be Healed Foundation for pediatric cancer. Tickets are $75. For more information visit www.apurpletieaffair.org.
Sunday, January 21
1 Elks Lane, Rt. 9, Saratoga Springs
8:30 – 11 a.m.
Featuring eggs to order, fruit cocktail, French toast, pancakes, potatoes, breakfast sausage and ham, corned beef hash, sausage gravy and buiscuits, 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.
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, January 22
Pre-K Nature Hour: Animal Tracks
80 Scout Rd., Wilton
Tuesday, January 23
Enhance Your Figure
Saratoga Springs Plastic Surgery
7 Wells St. Saratoga Springs
Steven Yarinsky, MD, Board Certified Plastic Surgeon specializing in cosmetic medicine, will host an evening of education about body shaping options. The event will feature SculpSure® and truSculpt® 3D noninvasive no downtime fat removal, and LipoPerfection® Liposuction options. Body Contouring is designed to contour shape and reduce areas of diet and exercise resistant fat deposits and is not a weight loss technique. Are you no more than 20 pounds above your ideal body weight for your height and have fullness in your abdomen, hips, waistline, thighs, arms, “bra bumps” or a double chin? Do you work out but still have unwanted fat deposits? Want to better fit your clothing and bathing suit? You may be a great candidate for Liposuction or non-invasive, no down-time fat reduction treatments. Meet Dr. Yarinsky and our Medical Spa Staff to learn about your options to shape your figure. Plus, receive a mini consult that evening and event only promotional discount. R.S.V.P is necessary: Limited Seating, you must call us to reserve your spot before Monday January 22. Call 518-583-4019.
Wednesday, January 24
Cancer Support Group
211 Church St., Saratoga Springs
Noon – 1 p.m.
The cancer support group is a safe container to explore common physical, financial, emotional, cognitive, developmental, familial and spiritual issues. Pierre Zimmerman, who facilitates this group, is a survivor of stage 4 cancer, diagnosed in 2001. He has been dedicating a large part of his life since then to supporting people on their journeys with cancer. Call Pierre at 413-992-7012 to register and confirm, as schedule may be subject to change.
Acoustic Blues Open Mic and Jam
33 Phila St., Saratoga Springs
Opening Set at 7:30 p.m. Acoustic Jam to follow (All levels of playing are welcome.) Hosted by: NYS Blues Hall of Fame inductee Sonny Speed for SABS. This month’s featured artist is Bob Egielski, a great guy, fine guitarist and Blues player, and a regular at the Blues Open Mic. 4th Wednesday of the month. Come on down to listen and play the Blues. Admission is $5. www.Caffelena.org. 518-587-6433
Bird Research at the Albany Pine Bush
Saratoga Springs Public Library
49 Henry St., Saratoga Springs
The Southern Adirondack Audubon Society will present this free program, open to the public. The speaker will be Amanda Dillion, Field Ecologist and Entomologist at the Albany Pine Bush Preserve. Ms. Dillions’ talk will focus on the rarity of species that call the Pine Bush home and the effort that is underway to learn more about the APBP birds and bird communities that has earned the preserve designations as both an Audubon Important Birding Area and a NYS-DEC Bird Conservation Area.
Thursday, January 25
Fix Your Finances
Saratoga Springs Public Library
Susman Room, Saratoga Springs
3 – 4:30 p.m.
Do you have enough money? This course will introduce you to some time-tested tools for making what you have go farther and fit your own priorities better. Instructor: Margaret Pearson, former history professor and current Library volunteer, adopted thrift as an alternative lifestyly over twenty years ago. Nor registration required.