The Express Newspaper January 5, 2017

Calendar of Events for January – February and March


254022_origSaturday, Feb. 6th at 7:00

St Luke’s on the Hill Open Mic for All Ages and Cookie Walk

MECHANICVILLE - Do you have a song to sing, poem to recite, musical instrument to play, or general audience-rated joke to tell?  Please call Terrie Gifford to sign up at 518-956-3901 or  Our famous cookie walk will be from 5 to 7:30, Feb. 7 8-11:30 am

All You Can Eat Breakfast ($)

CLIFTON PARK - Clifton Park Fire Department at the firehouse on Old Route 146, between Route 9 and 146 in Clifton Park. The menu will include Pancakes, Eggs, Sausage, Bacon, Toast, Coffee, Juice and Milk. The costs for the all you can eat breakfast is $5.00 for Adults, $3.00 for Children 6 to 12 and FREE for kids under 6.


BBQ Chicken on the Grill3Sunday, Feb. 7 from 3: to 6:00 p.m.

Chicken Barbecue ($)

SCHAGHTICOKE - Schaghticoke Presbyterian Church, 145 Main Street, Schaghticoke. Call Sylvia 753-4545 for reservations! $13.00.



Fat-TuesdayTuesday, Feb. 9 from 5-7:00 pm

Fat Tuesday Pancake Supper ($)

EASTON - The Easton Methodist Church, Route 40, North Easton On the menu will be pancakes and waffles with maple and fruit syrups, hash brown potatoes, bacon, sausage, applesauce and beverages. Adults $8.00. Kids $4.00. No reservations necessary.

Chicken-SpaghettiFriday, Feb. 12 from 5-7:00 pm

Spaghetti Dinner ($)

SCHAGHTICOKE - The members of the Hudson Valley Assembly #43 of the International Order of Rainbow Girls at the Victor Lodge in Schaghticoke.   Choice of 2 sauces, salad, bread and dessert.   Take out is available. Cost is $8.00 for adults, $5.00 for children and under 6 is free


getImageSaturday, Feb. 13 from 5:30-6:30

A Perfect Noodle Night ($)
SCHAGHTICOKE - Presbyterian United Church, Homemade pasta with a choice of sauces, side dish, authentic desserts, music from Frank and Dean and the rest of the old crooners. or reservations Sylvia - 753-4545. $11.00



An American Bald Eagle at a bird sanctuary near Otavalo, Ecuador

An American Bald Eagle at a bird sanctuary near Otavalo, Ecuador

Saturday, Feb. 13 at 2:00 pm

Lecture on Bald Eagles

WATERFORD - Peebles Island State Park Special speaker Tom Lake. Free and open to the public. Kindly register by email to: or call 518-268-2188 for more information.



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Fancy Nancy Valentine’s Party

MECHANICVILLE - Mechanicville District Public Library. Join us for crafts, snacks, and a photo booth! This program is suited for ages 4+. Registration is required, so please give us a call at (518) 664-4646 or visit us at 190 N Main Street, Mechanicville, NY 12118.


GI_gardengrillebar05_23_698x390_FitToBoxSmallDimension_CenterSunday, Feb. 14 from 8-11:00 am

Monthly Breakfast ($)

VALLEY FALLS - The Ladies Auxiliary from Valley Falls VFW Post 1938 located on Poplar Ave. Menu consists of biscuits with sausage gravy, sausage, bacon, eggs, toast, pancakes, French toast, juice, fruit, coffee and hash browns. Cost children 5-12 $4 adults 13 & up $8.


AuthorTuesday, Feb. 16 at 10:30 am

Local Author at Peebles Island

WATERFORD - Russ VanDervoort, local Waterford resident and author of Canal Canaries and Other Tough Birds, will be at Peebles Island State Park. Please meet at the Visitor Center. Refreshments will be served. All programs are free and open to the public. Call 518-268-2188 to register.


Galafeast2Thursday, Feb. 18 from 5-6:30

Annual Ham Dinner ($)

STILLWATER - Stillwater United Presbyterian Church, 747 Hudson Ave. in the Fellowship Hall. Menu includes ham, raisin sauce, applesauce, home baked beans, mashed potatoes, carrots ala orange, cole slaw, rolls, pie and beverage served family style. Cost: $12.00 for Adults, $5.00 for Children 5-10 years of age, Under 5 years Free. To reserve tickets, call 664-7984 or purchase at door. Take-outs available. Handicap accessible. Church is located across from the Post Office.


wonderful-worldFriday, Feb. 19 at 2:00 pm

Our Wonderful World Program

MECHANICVILLE - The Children's Museum at Saratoga will be visiting Mechanicville District Public Library for their "Our Wonderful World". This program is kindly being sponsored by the Lion's Club. We'll be learning about different cultures around the globe through crafts, traditional clothing, and instruments! This is suitable for ages 4+. Registration is required, so please give us a call at (518) 664-4646 or visit us at 190 N Main Street, Mechanicville, NY 12118.


Waterford LibrarySaturday, Feb. 20 at 11:00 am

Friends of the Waterford Public Library to Meet

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


wanted-foster-care-parentsThursday, Feb. 25 at 4:00 pm

Foster Parent Meeting

BALLSTON SPA – Services Building, 152 West High St. Saratoga County is in need of foster homes for school-aged children and teenagers. The next certification class will begin in the fall. Please contact Kari Carroll or Stacey McVaigh at 884-4157 for more information.



pampered-chef-Friday, Feb. 26 at 6:00 pm

Pampered Chef Party

MELROSE-at Melrose Methodist church, 20 Church Street, Melrose.There will be food to share and prizes given out. Bring friends. For information call 235-4370.


Saturday, Feb. 27 from 1-3:00 pm

Public Forum Common Core

CLIFTON PARK - The League of Woman Voters Clifton Park Halfmoon Library, Moe Rd. Clifton Park.


Antique SignSaturday, March 5 from 9-4:00 pm

Annual Antique Show

MECHANICVILLE - All Saints on the Hudson at the Parish Center at 52 William Street. Food will be available from the kitchen. Vendors wanted : call Maria Amann 664-6405 or email Anne Amann at




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St. Patrick's Day Dinner ($)
SCHAGHTICOKE - Presbyterian United Church of Schaghticoke, NY
Corned Beef, red potatoes, carrots, cabbage, rolls and cake. Take out only. Serving begins at 5:30 Tickets Liz Baker at 753-0265 to reserve your ticket for $12.00.



fiddler-logo-medApril 15, 16 & 17

Fiddler On The Roof

SCHUYLERVILLE – Schuylerville Community Theater. Rehearsals will be held on Sunday afternoons, Tuesdays and Thursdays evenings.  For additional information or questions, contact Director, William Howard III at  or call 636-8444 or Producer, Lorraine Thompson at or 369-6558 or Bonnie Thomas at or 798-5984.

Sunday, April 17 2:30-4:30 pm

zumbathonZumbathon Benefit

TROY-- Benefit Camp Bravehearts, a not-for-profit oncology camp for women, dedicated to enriching the lives of Cancer Survivors. The fundraiser will take place at Catholic Central High School gymnasium in Troy,