Summer – Calendar of Events

thrift-storeOPEN Every Wednesday from 9- 12:00 Noon

1ST Saturday of Each Month from 9-12:00 noon ($)

Thrift Shop at Christ United Methodist Church JOHNSONVILLE - Just off Rte. 67 in Johnsonville, NY, except on holidays. Most items are priced at $2.00 per bag.




Waterford Library

Thursday, July 16th at 6:30 pm

Waterford Library Meeting

WATERFORD - The Friends of the Waterford Public Library will meet to discuss and plan 2015 and 2016 events and fundraising activities in the Community Room at Van Schoonhoven Square, Waterford, NY. Members of the community interested in participating and joining the Friends are invited to attend.


BBQ Chicken on the Grill3Saturday, July 18 from 4-8:00 pm

Chicken BBQ ($)

SCHAGHTICOKE - Victor Lodge of Schaghticoke on Route 67 on July 18. The menu will include 1/2 chicken, salads, baked beans, rolls and brownies. Members of the lodge are cooking and they will serve dinners from 4 until 6.   Reservations are appreciated and they can be made by calling 753-0406


Genealogy-TreeSaturday, July 18th at 1:00 pm

Genealogy and Local History

SCHUYLERVILLE - Heritage Hunters of Saratoga County will meet at the Town of Saratoga Town Hall, corner of Rt. 4 and Rt. 29 in Schuylerville.   Susan Voso Lab, costume and textile historian, will help date “mystery photos” in family history collections by analyzing the clothing worn in the pictures. Those attending should bring photos an hour before the start of the regular meeting, if the photographs require scanning. Public is welcome. For information call 587-2978


country breakfastSunday, July 19th from 7:30-11 am

Breakfast ($)

SCHAGHTICOKE - Victor Lodge of Schaghticoke on Route 67.   The menu will be pancakes, Belgian waffles, omelets, scrambled eggs, potatoes with and without onions, Knickerbocker soufflé, sausage, bacon, juice and coffee.   Serving is from 7:30 to 11:00.     The public is invited to enjoy a warm breakfast with good company.


ad_family-fun-nightFriday, July 24th from 6:30-8:00 pm

Family Fun Night

MECHANICVILLE - Everyone is invited to Highway Tabernacle's Backyard 235 Hudson Ave, Mechanicville Come and bring your favorite game (bocce, horseshoes, croquet, can-jam, ladder golf, etc.) Board games are also welcome. Basketball court on premises.


picnic_5906c11_webSaturday, July 25th 11:00 am

Smith Family Reunion

GANSEVOORT - Descendants of Margaret Hawley Smith, of Schaghticoke, at the Gansevoort Fire Department Hall, 1870 Route 32N, Gansevoort, NY. Table settings, meat and beverages will be provided. Bring a dish to pass and any photos, scrapbooks and special memories of Grandma Smith. Call Ken and Gerry Smith, Allee Wheeler or Raema Mitchell for information and directions.

saladLuncheonMonday, July 27th 11:00 am

Memorial Service Korean War Luncheon to Follow

GLENS FALLS - The Korean War Veterans' Assoc., Adirondack Chapter 60, ,are asked to l meet at 11:00 a.m. at the Korean War Memorial in Crandall Park in Glens Falls. Ambrosia Restaurant just off Exit 19 of the Northway at noon. We will be ordering off the menu. Please phone reservations in to Patti and Gene Slavin at 793-2358 by July 25th.

nklriYhYWednesday, July 29th at 6:00 pm
Hoosic Valley Booster Club Community Celebration

SCHAGHTICOKE - The Hoosic Valley Booster club will be holding a Community Celebration honoring the New York State Class C Champion, Hoosic Valley Varsity Boys Baseball Team. Please join the team, coaches, friends, family and the Hoosic Valley Community in the Picnic Pavilion at Joe Bruno Stadium, 80 Vandenburg Avenue, Troy, New York 12180.

Visit the school website for the ticket order form, contact Bonnie Speanburg at 573-1852 or Don Espey Jr. at 225-0770 with questions.


youcantooThursday, July 30th at 4:00 pm

Foster Parent Meeting

BALLSTON SPA – Services Building, 152 W. High St. Saratoga County is in need of foster homes for school-aged children and teenagers. Please contact Melissa Myers or Stacey McVaigh at 884-4157.


Derby-Experiences-private-horse-farm-tour-horse-farmSaturday, August 1 from 12:00 – 4:00 pm

Horse Farms Tour

SARATOGA - Join us for a FREE Horse Farm For more information contact Cornell Cooperative Extension of Saratoga County at 518-885-8995. The horse farms featured this year on the tour are: Avanti Stables, Howe Road Training Facility, Old Friends at Cabin Creek in the Town of Greenfield, McMahon of Saratoga Thoroughbreds in the Town of Saratoga, Traylor Stables in the Town of Malta, North Country Horses/ReRun a retraining and Thoroughbred adoption farm and Stonebridge Farm in Gansevoort. New this year Upstate Medical Equine a veterinary hospital in Schuylerville. Tour information can also be found at


class-reunion-header1Saturday September 12, 2015

Mechanicville Class of 1965 ($)

MECHANICVILLE - Fairways of Halfmoon...Mechanicville Class of 1965 50th Class reunion. Buffet, band, cash bar. Contact John DiVirgilio by August 15th at 466-3919.