Thursday, 15 March 2018 15:44

March 16th – March 22nd, 2018

Friday, March 16

Mise Eire Irish Dancers 
The Children’s Museum, 
69 Caroline Street, Saratoga Springs

10:30 a.m.
Join us as we experience a little of the St. Patrick’s Day spirit with a visit from the dancers of the Mise Eire Irish Dancers of Saratoga. At Mise Eire, they believe in a healthy, fun approach to Irish dance. During classes, the dancers learn dance skills, techniques, and steps which are woven together with the concepts of self-awareness, positive self-esteem, and the value and importance of teamwork. This is a drop-in program best suited for families with children of all ages. For additional information, visit www.cmssny.org. 

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. 

Kids Fun Night 
Maple Avenue Middle School,
Route 9, Saratoga Springs
7 9 p.m.
Saratoga Springs students in grades K-5 are invited to Kids Fun Night, featuring open gym, crafts, games, and activities. This fundraiser is hosted by the Saratoga Springs High School Boys Cross-Country and Track & Field teams. Coaches, athletes, and athletes’ parents supervise all activities. $10 per child; snacks/drinks available for purchase. For more information, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Musical – All Shook Up 
Saratoga Springs High School, Loewenburg Auditorium, 
1 Blue Streak Boulevard, Saratoga Springs
7 p.m.
Additional performance is on Saturday, March 17 at 1 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tickets prices are: reserved (middle section) $15, general admission: adults $12 and students/seniors $7. All tickets are available on www.brownpapertickets.com and at the door starting 30 minutes before each show.

 

Saturday, March 17

Soup-er Saturday Vender Blender 
S. Glens Falls United Methodist Church,
15 Maplewood Parkway
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Come for soup, stay and shop. Come and shop, stay for soup. Vendors include: Crafty Witch, Mary Kay, Thirty-One, Be Crofty Games, Parks Bentley display, Arbonne, Origami Owl, J.R. Watkins, Paparazzi, Crocheted and Sewn items and crafts, Jamberry Nails, Osborne Books, Stam-pin’ Up, LuLaRoe, Just Beautiful, a fair trade company, along with a silent auction. For more information, please call the church at 518-793-1152. 

Volkswalk for Fun, Fitness and Friendship 
Start point: Four Seasons Natural Foods,
120 Henry Street, Saratoga Springs
10 a.m.
Register 30 minutes before start. A volkswalk is a leisurely walk (typically 10k or 6.2 miles. A three mile route is also offered) through a scenic and/or historic area over a pre-marked trail. Information is available at www.ava.org or www.walkescv.org. 

Maple Weekend 
Various Locations
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
The Maple Open House Weekends take place March 17 -18 and March 24 - 25, from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. each day. The public is invited to take a free tour of 25 different Upper Hudson region sugarhouses and see how maple syrup is produced. Sugarhouses involved in the Upper Hudson area open house event are located throughout Washington, Warren, Saratoga, Rensselaer, Fulton, and Montgomery counties. Signs will be placed along roadsides both weekends to direct motorists to sugarhouses. To find more information about local sugar making, maple recipes, and maple events in the Upper Hudson Region, please visit www.upperhudsonmaple.com or www.mapleweekend.nysmaple.com. 

Brunch and Irish Step Dancing 
Saratoga Senior Center, 
5 Williams Street, Saratoga Springs
10:30 a.m.
Start your St. Patty’s Day with Brunch from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. followed by Irish Step Dancers.  Come enjoy a show from the talented Wild Irish Acres Dancers.  Light refreshments will also be offered. $2 for members, $5 for non-members. For more information call 518-584-1621.

Genealogy and Local History
Town of Saratoga Town Hall,
Corner of Route 4 and Route 29, Schuylerville
1 p.m.
Heritage Hunters St. Patrick’s Day program. Benjamin Kemp, Civil War reenactor and Grant Cottage Site Coordinator, will discuss United States President and Union General, Ulysses S. Grant, and Grant’s relationship with the Irish. Benjamin Kemp has 20 years of experience in the fields of reenacting and education and is a seasonal staff member at Grant cottage, the State Historic Site in Wilton where Grant completed his memoirs. Public is welcome. For information call 518-587-2978.

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.

Country Dance Party
National Museum of Dance, Southeast Gallery,
99 S. Broadway, Saratoga Springs
7 – 10 p.m.
This festive evening of line dancing, led by DJ Kevin Richards - an award-winning country dance instructor, is free and open to the public. Light hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar will be available. For more information please visit our website at www.dancemuseum.org or call 518-584-2225, ext. 3001.

 

Sunday, March 18

Glens Falls Symphony: America - Land of Transformation
Arthur Zankel Music Center, Skidmore College,
815 N. Broadway, Saratoga Springs
4 p.m.
Symphony No. 3 – Charles Ives, Pilgrims – Ned Rorem, The City – Aaron Copland. For tickets and information, visit www.theglensfallssymphony.org or call 518-793-1348. 

 

Monday, March 19

10th Annual Armed Forces Day Parade 
Downtown Malta
10 a.m.
Let’s come together and thank our military for their patriotic service in support of our country. Visit www.MaltaParksRec.com.

Parkinson’s Support Group Meeting
Wesley Health Care Center,
Woodlawn Commons, 2nd floor, 156 Lawrence Street, 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 or Kevin McCullough 518-222-4247.

Diamond Club Grill Dinner
Saratoga Senior Center,
5 Williams Street, Saratoga Springs
5:30 p.m.
Menu: Pot roast and gravy with Yukon mashed potatoes, baby carrots and cheesecake for dessert. $12 per person. Call 518-584-1621. 

 

Tuesday, March 20

Pieroghi Sale
Christ the Savior Church, 
349 Eastline Road, Ballston Lake
Pick up 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Potato, sauerkraut, and farmer’s cheese will be available. You can call 518-363-0001 for orders. Stuffed clams will also be available.

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. 

 

Wednesday, March 21

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 with other new parents. The conversation will be facilitated by Rebecca Rovner, birth and postpartum doula. For more events visit www.northshire.com. 

Beginner Line Dance Classes 
National Museum of Dance, Lewis A. Swyer Studios, 
99 S. Broadway, Saratoga Springs
7:15 – 9 p.m.
DJ Kevin Richards will lead weekly Beginner Line Dance Classes. The cost is $10 per dancer at the door. All ages and abilities are welcome to join.

 

Thursday, March 22

Movie: Wasted! The Story of Food Waste
Skidmore Filene Recital Hall, 
815 N. Broadway, Saratoga Springs
6:30 p.m.
Sustainable Saratoga and Skidmore Sustainability Office are co-sponsoring a free screening of the movie “Wasted! The Story of Food Waste.” This movie aims to change the way you buy, cook, recycle, and eat food. The movie screening will be followed by a panel discussion, including: Dr. Nurcan Atalan-Helicke, Professor of Environmental Studies and Sciences, Skidmore College; Heather Coton, Environmental Manager, Delaware North at The Gideon Putnam; Jim Rose, Executive Chef, Skidmore College; and Gordon Sacks, Founder and CEO of 9 Miles East Farm. For more, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 

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