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February 16th – February 22nd, 2018

Friday, February 16

Blood Drive
Shenendehowa United Methodist Church,
971 NY 146, Clifton Park
1 – 6 p.m.

The Nick’s Fight to be Healed Foundation will be sponsoring an American Red Cross Blood Drive with homemade goodies at the finish. The Nick’s Fight to be Healed Foundation supports pediatric cancer patients, and your donations are critical for these children.  Please sign up at (use sponsor code NICKSFIGHT) or call 1-800-RED CROSS for your appointment.  For more information about the Nick’s Fight to be Healed Foundation, visit

5th Annual Jack Nichols Memorial Boxing Championship
Holiday Inn,
232 Broadway, Saratoga Springs
4 – 11 p.m.

Tickets sold in advance are $10 and at the door cost $15. Food, Drinks and 50/50 Raffle. Hosted by the Saratoga Youth Boxing Association. For further Information contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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. 

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. 

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..

Concert by Ensemble Connect 
Zankel Music Center, 
Skidmore College, 815 N. Broadway, Saratoga Springs
7 p.m.

Tickets: $8 adults, $5 senior citizens and Skidmore community, free for students and children. For ticket information, call 518-580-5321 or go to

Fire on the Mountain 
West Mountain, 
59 West Mountain Road, Queensbury
7 p.m. - Midnight

Don’t miss the hottest night at West Mountain. This is a favorite annual event and is suitable for children and adults. The event includes a huge bonfire, torchlight parade, live music from The Audiostars, face painting, parade of lights, fireworks and more. Free admission. For more information call 518-636-3699. 


Saturday, February 17

Cabin Fever Party 
Ballston Spa Public Library,
21 Milton Ave., Ballston Spa
1 p.m.

Sick of winter and staying inside? Come to the library for family-friendly fun. There will be a family-oriented craft, a children’s book giveaway, hot cocoa bar and goodies and a bake sale. This event is free and open to the public. For more information call 518-885-5022 or visit The parking lot is located behind the building on Low Street.

Genealogy and Local History
Town of Saratoga Town Hall,
corner of Route 4 and Route 29, Schuylerville
1 p.m.

Heritage Hunters of Saratoga County will meet. “The World of Nineteenth Century Photography” will be the topic presented by Anne Clothier, Director of Education at the Saratoga County Historical Society. The topic will examine daguerreotypes, tintypes, ambrotypes and cartes de visite and demonstrate how to identify these early photographic methods. The program will be handson. Attendees are invited to bring early photographs or family albums. Public is welcome. For information call 518-587-2978. 

Adirondack Sportsman’s Alliance 17th Annual Banquet 
Holiday Inn,
232 Broadway, Saratoga Springs
Doors open at 3 p.m.

Raffles, live auction, silent auction and dinner banquet. Adult Tickets:  $40, Youth (under 15) $25. Table of 8: $700. For further Information contact Richard Besthoff, 518-761-2644. 100 percent of the funds raised at this banquet remain in the area for local projects, members help to protect and promote outdoor heritage. 

Opening Reception for Rose Ocean — Living with Duchamp
Tang Museum, Skidmore College,
815 N. Broadway, Saratoga Springs
5 p.m.

For more information call 518-580-8080.


Sunday, February 18

Operation Adopt A Soldier, Inc. 15th Anniversary Dinner
Holiday Inn,
232 Broadway, Saratoga Springs
4 – 10 p.m.

Hand-Passed and Displayed Hors D’oeuvres. Dinner choices: Tomato Basil Penne/Vegetarian (Pasta Tossed Fresh Vegetables & Feta Cheese), Sliced Loudon Broil, (gluten free, slow roasted Louden Broil with roasted shallot au jus), Chicken Piccata (chicken breast in a lemon butter sauce with capers), served with salad, potato, vegetable, dessert, and rolls. For questions call Cliff at 518-260-9922 or Sherry at 518-522-2472. There will be a 50/50, live auctions, Chinese auctions, basket raffles and more Cost is $50 per person or $95 per couple. Senior and Military Discount $5 off.  Business attire requested. 


Monday, February 19

Project Cameron’s Story Bookraising Party 
Northshire Bookstore, 
424 Broadway, Saratoga Springs
11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Enjoy craft projects, face painting, and a visit with Elmo, presented by Project Cameron’s Story, which supports the bonding of parents with their premature babies in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) using children’s literature and storytelling. From February 16-20 you can buy books at our store to give to Project Cameron’s Story, and we will donate a percentage of your purchase to the organization.

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.

Tuesday, February 20

Woodcarvers Meeting
Milton Community Center, 
310 Northline Road, Ballston Spa
9 – 11:30 a.m.

The Ballston Area Senior Citizens are looking for anyone interested in joining, from beginners to experienced woodcarvers. Both men and women in the group meet every Tuesday to carve everything from small boots, birds, walking canes to even a rocking horse. Please contact Neil Scheuerman at the Community Center, 9 – 11:30 a.m. at 518-885-6740. If the schools are closed due to inclement weather, the Center is closed also. Visit

Volunteer Docent Training
National Museum of Dance, 
99 S. Broadway, Saratoga Springs
10 a.m. – Noon

Two new sessions of volunteer docent training in preparation for Museum tours for the upcoming exhibition season. These first two sessions will focus on the Museum’s permanent exhibitions. Volunteer docent training will be led by Mary Anne Fantauzzi, the Museum’s Docent Coordinator. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer docent, please email Mary Anne Fantauzzi at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. No prior knowledge of dance is necessary, volunteers of all ages are welcome to join, and all volunteers are encouraged to bring ideas to share. For more information about the National Museum of Dance and School of the Arts, please visit our website at


Wednesday, February 21

2018 Winter Storytellers Series Continues
SUNY Empire State College, 
2 Union Ave., Room 126, Saratoga Springs
Noon – 1 p.m.

The Academy for Lifelong Learning presents the tenth annual storytellers series every Wednesday through February 21. February 21 features singer/storyteller Dan Berggren with “Songs & Stories of the Adirondacks.” Sponsored by Prestwick Chase at Saratoga. Free and open to the public. Postponed if Saratoga Springs city schools are closed. For more information, call the Academy at 518-587-2100, ext. 2415. 


Thursday, February 22

Bark Up a Tree 
Moreau Lake State Park, 
605 Old Saratoga Road, Gansevoort
2 – 4 p.m.

Come walk your leashed and friendly dog on this easy 2-3 mile hike. We will start at the office. Trail subject to change according to weather and trail conditions. Please call to reserve your spot 24-hour advanced notice at 518-793-0511. Program fees apply.

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