Thursday, 29 March 2018 17:58

March 30th – April 5th, 2018

Friday, March 30

Tang Guide Tour
Tang Teaching Museum, 
815 N. Broadway, Saratoga Springs
Noon
Skidmore College student Elena Cruz-Allen ‘18 will lead a tour of the museum as part of the Tang Guides Program. Learn all about the Tang Teaching Museum from a student intimately connected to the history and workings of the Tang. Exhibitions on view are This Place, Rose Ocean: Living with Duchamp, Along the Border, Tel_, Elevator Music 35: Ephraim Asili—Jazz Salt, and to be with art is all we ask: Radical Print Culture from the Steven Leiber Archive, 1967-1987. This tour is free and open to the public.

Opera Saratoga – The Ugly Duckling 
Schuylerville Public Library, 
52 Ferry Street, Schuylerville
2 – 4 p.m.
Opera Saratoga’s new production of The Ugly Duckling is a whimsical retelling of Hans Christian Andersen’s beloved fairy tale, with an original score by composer Andrew Duncan. Our Opera-to-Go productions allow students to experience the thrill of opera - up close and personal - through a story that encourages young people to accept differences in other people. Acceptance of others and the value of cooperation are themes that are interwoven throughout this year’s Opera-to-Go performance. Appropriate for Pre-K to Grades 6.

Fish Dinner 
Saratoga-Wilton Elks, 
1 Elks Lane, Route 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: 

Adults $12, Seniors and Military (Active/Retired with ID Card) $11, Children 5–12 $8, Under 5 Free, Take-outs $12. Call 518-584-2585 for more information.

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 31

Upstate New York Autism Acceptance Walk 
Congress Spring Pavilion, Congress Park,
Saratoga Springs
Noon
The walk will take place along the sidewalks on Broadway in Saratoga Springs to promote the acceptance of autistic people in the community. This event is free and open to the public. For more information contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Dance: Senior Capstone Concert
Dance Theater, 
Skidmore College Campus 
2 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Selected dance majors present their original choreography performed by fellow student dancers.
Tickets: $12 adults, $9 senior citizens, $5 for students. For information, call 518-580-5392.

Saratoga Chamber Players 31 Seasons 
The Hyde Collection, 
161 Warren Street, Glens Falls
3 p.m. 
This all-Haydn program with the Trio BelleScarpe is a birthday celebration of the composer’s March 31,1732 birth, featuring violinist Jill Levy, cellist Judith Serkin and pianist Jeannette Koek-koek. These three friends have played together since 2003, and Jill has known Judith since they were teenagers at Curtis Institute.The concert will be followed by a Meet-the-Musicians reception. Tickets available online or at the door are $20 adults, $18 seniors, $15 students. For program details and ticketing, visit www.saratogachamberplayers.org/events/category/2017-2018-concert-season.

 

Sunday, April 1

Easter Breakfast Buffet 
Saratoga-Wilton Elks, 
1 Elks Lane, Route 9, Saratoga Springs
8:30 – 11 a.m.
Menu: 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 2

Brown Bag Lunch
Tang Museum, 
Skidmore College Campus, Saratoga Springs
Noon
A lunchtime discussion about the history of zines and contemporary zine-making. The discussion will be led by Carolyn Chernoff, Wendy Anthony, head of special collections at Lucy Scribner Library, Sean Fuller, Tang Museum store and publications manager and co-curator of the exhibition, and Tang Museum store associate Evelyn Wang ‘19. Bring your own lunch; drinks and refreshments provided. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 518-580-8080.

 

Tuesday, April 3

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, April 4

Saratoga Spa State Park Volkswalk 
Start point: Hilton Garden Inn,
125 S. Broadway, Route 9, 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.

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 www.northshire.com. 

50th Anniversary Assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 
Meet at Saratoga Springs City Center,
522 Broadway, Saratoga Springs
5:30 p.m.
A silent march and vigil to honor and remember Dr. King and to recommit ourselves to justice and peace for all.  We will march in silence to Congress Park for a short ceremony. And then congregate in Congress Park, church bells will ring at 6:05 p.m., the time when Dr. King was shot. There will be a brief program including songs from the civil rights era and Dr. King’s own words. For detail, go to MLKSaratoga.org.   

Poetry Readings
Caffè Lena, 47 Phila Street, Saratoga Springs
Sign-ups 7 p.m.
Readings by Jessica Cuello and Anthony Bernini.  An open reading will follow. The readings will start at 7:30 p.m. The host for the event will be Carol Graser and the cost is $5 general, free for students. For more information call 518-583-0022 or visit, www.caffelena.org. 

 

Thursday, April 5

Foal Patrol Kids 
The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame, 
191 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs
10 a.m. – Noon
The museum will be unveiling the Foal Patrol coloring book and have various fun and educational activities for children. The event is free to attend, and everyone will receive a complimentary copy of the new coloring book, which features artwork by Sharon Crute. There will also be complimentary food and drink and giveaways. All guests in attendance are also encouraged to explore the Museum and its many exhibits, including the Hall of Fame. For more information, visit www.racingmuseum.org

Kids’ Day at the Saratoga Automobile Museum 
Saratoga Automobile Museum,
110 Avenue of the Pines,Saratoga Springs
11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
This is a free event that will keep your kids busy with crafts, games, stories, STEM activities and a scavenger hunt with a punch pinata. For more information, visit www.saratogaautomuseum.org. 

Movie: “Loving Vincent” 
Spring Street Gallery, 
110 Springs Street, Saratoga Springs
7:30 p.m.
This stunningly original film is a heartbreakingly lovely story about Van Gogh’s life, mostly at the end.  The film brings Van Gough’s incredible artistry to life in a way you’ve never before experienced. The movie will also show on Saturday and Sunday. Admission is $8 for members and students and $10 for the public. For more information, visit www.SaratogaFilmForum.org. The box office opens at 7 p.m.

 

Upcoming Meetings

Monday, April 2

American Legion Auxiliary 
23 Pleasant Street, Ballston Spa
7 p.m. | The Henry Cornell Post 234 American legion Auxiliary will meet at the post. 

Wednesday, April 

Olde Saratoga Seniors Meeting
Town Hall, 35 Spring Street, Schuylerville
Noon | It will be a casserole luncheon. Please bring a dish to share. New members always welcome. For Information contact Pat 518-338-2329.

Thursday, April 5

Korean War Veterans Association Meeting 
VFW Home, Veterans’ Way, Saratoga Springs
1:30 p.m. | 
All veterans who served anywhere during the Korean War, in Korea at any time, spouses, widows, friends and relatives are all invited to attend.  For further information or an application to join the organization, please contact Comm. Roger Calkins at 518-584-3037. New members are always welcome.  Annual dues for members are $10, $5 for all others.

 

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