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March 9th – March 15th, 2018

Friday, March 9

Maple Weekend Tree Tapping Ceremony 
Maple Acres, 49 Searles Road, Granville

The Upper Hudson Maple Producers Association is proud to take part in New York State’s 23rd annual Maple Open House Weekends. Local, county, and state government agency staff and elected officials will be on hand for the tapping, including a representative from the NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets Commissioner’s office.

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 extra’s and beverages. You are welcome to eat in at our club house or call ahead for take-out 518-695-3917. 

Lenten Fish Fry 
Knights of Columbus, 50 Pine Road, Saratoga Springs
5 – 8 p.m.

Enjoy a generous portion of Haddock (baked or fried) with fries and coleslaw for only $11. Take-out is $12. Also available are clam chowder, macaroni and cheese and dessert. Open to the public and families are welcome. Come out and help support these dedicated men who give back to the community so unselfishly. 


Saturday, March 10

Hugs from Henry 
Ballston Spa Public Library (lower level meeting room), 21 Milton Avenue, Ballston Spa
10:30 a.m.

Saratoga County-Hugs from Henry rescue is a non-profit group dedicated to the rescue and placement of shelter animals. Our mission is to pull animals from kill shelters and dangerous situations. We need dedicated foster/volunteers to support our efforts. Email Barb at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you need more info. Our volunteers will be asked to help with fundraising activities, fostering and networking. With your help we can continue our mission.

Free Lunch 
The Malta Ridge United Methodist Church, 729 Malta Avenue Extension, Malta Ridge
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Lunch will be served at no charge. All are welcome. For additional information or directions please call the Church at 518-581-0210.

Tang Family Saturdays 
Tang Museum, Skidmore College, 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. For reservations and information, call 518-580-8080.

An Evening with Hair of the Dog
Clifton Park Elks Lodge, 695 MacElroy Road, Ballston Lake 
Doors open at 6 p.m.

Show starts at 7 p.m. 

The event proceeds will support Elks Charities for student scholarships, veteran’s services, and youth programs. General admission seating only. Tickets are $20 in advance - $25 at the door. There will be food and drink specials available. Tickets available at the Lodge; Cash or Credit Card only. We are happy to reserve tickets with your credit card via phone, receipts will be sent via email. For more information call 518-877-5200.

Café Malta 2018
Malta Community Center, One Bayberry Drive, Malta
7 p.m.

Town of Malta Parks and Recreation announces Café Malta, an intimate Coffee House. Doors open 6:30 p.m. Performers include: Walt Smith, Caer Burns, John Schwartz, Irish Music TBA-Joe Lopez, John Perreault & Mike Yates and Gina Gerardi, Natalie Gerardi & Caterina Pacifico! Join us for Irish and Folk music, sing-a-longs and more!  Seats are $12. Coffee and desserts will also available for purchase. Contact The Malta Community Center at 518-899-4411 or for advanced tickets.

Ballston Area Senior Monthly Dance
Milton Community Center, 310 Northline Road, Ballston Spa
7 p.m. 10 p.m.

There is a $5 entrance fee for non-members. The dance is open to the public and ample free parking. Member are asked to bring a snack to be share. Vintage Country Band, will be providing the music. Come and enjoy the fun and dance the night away. Check out our web page, During the Winter months if the Schools are closed for inclement weather the Center is closed.


Sunday, March 11

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, jot chocolate. Cost: Adult $8, Child $4. Everyone welcome.


Monday, March 12

Frog Watch U.S.A. Training
Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park, 80 Scout Road, Gansevoort
6 – 8 p.m.

Frog Watch U.S.A. is a citizen science program of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) that the Preserve and Park will be participating in again this year. During the training you’ll learn about wetlands and how to report data on the calls of local frogs and toads. If you did the training last year, you can join us for a refresher. Pre-registration is required by March 9. For more information visit


Tuesday, March 13

Women’s Luncheon
Longfellows Restaurant, Route 9P Saratoga, Saratoga Springs
Noon – 2 p.m.

All women are invited to attend. Cost is $15 inclusive. Our special feature, John Gray from News Channel 10, will discuss his new book about his beloved dog. Our speaker, Jackie Gordon from Amsterdam will speak on “Is This All There Is to Life?” Reservations are required by March 8. 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. 

Rifle Competition
Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club, Route 32, South of the village of Victory
7 p.m.

Competition is open to everyone, members or non-members, bring your rifle and ammunition. Call for information 518-695-3917. 

Waterford Museum Lectures
2 Museum Lane, Waterford
7 p.m.

Harry Howard: New York State’s Most Famous Firefighter presented by Christine Lillpop of FASNY Museum of Firefighting. Admission: $6 not-yet members, $5 museum members. Food may be purchased additionally but is not included in admission price. For more information call


Wednesday, March 14

New Parent Meetup
Northshire Bookstore, 424 Broadway, Saratoga Springs
10:30 a.m.

Parents and babies from birth to one year are invited to stop by for conversation and to spend time with other new parents. The conversation will be facilitated by Rebecca Rovner, birth and postpartum doula. For more events visit 

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration Dinner 
Saratoga-Wilton Elks, 1 Elks Lane, Route 9, Saratoga Springs
4:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Corned beef and ham dinner, soup, potatoes, cabbage, seasonal vegetables, 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.

Ballston Area Seniors Pickin’ Sessions
Milton Community Center, 310 Northline Road, Ballston Spa
6:30 - 9:30 p.m.

Free to the public, ample free parking and please bring a snack to be share. Amateur / Professional musicians are invited to play solo, background or join up with a group. We are having a fun season with extemporaneous, off-the-cuff music by local talented musicians. During the Winter months if the Schools are closed for inclement weather the Center is closed., Please bring a snack to share. Check out our web page,


Thursday, March 15

Ch. 60 Korean War Veterans Association Luncheon
Parting Glass Restaurant, 40 Lake Avenue, Saratoga Springs

Hosts are Paul and Jean Nolan and we will be ordering off the menu.  For reservations or further information, please contact the Nolan’s at 518-893-3379, by March 13.  All veterans who served anywhere during the Korean War or in Korea at any time, spouses, widows, friends and relatives are all invited to attend.  New members are always welcome.  For further information or an application to join the organization, please contact Comm. Roger Calkins at 518-584-3037. Annual dues are $10 for veterans and $5 for all others.

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