Cuisine 04.25.19

All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast

The Black River Raiders Snowmobile Club, Inc. will be holding an All-You-Can-Eat Buffet Breakfast on Saturday, April 27th, from 8AM – 11AM at the Zion Church (747 Taborton Rd., Sand Lake). Cost is $9.00 Adults, $4.00 Children 5-12, children under 5 are FREE. Menu includes Pancakes, Eggs, Toast, Bacon, Sausage, Home Fries, Coffee, Tea, Hot Chocolate, Apple and Orange juice.


Mother’s Day All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast

The Latham-Colonie Knights of Columbus Council at 328 Troy-Schenectady Road, Latham, New York 12110, will host their “Mother’s Day All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast” on Sunday, May 12th, 2019, from 8:30 am to 12:00 Noon.

​Menu items; omelet station, pancakes, French toast served with warm syrup, fruit cup, scrambled eggs, sausage and bacon, hash browns, corned beef hash, large variety of breads, pastries and cereal. ​

​Adults $9, Children 5-10 $4 and under 5 Free. ​

​Free Gift for the Ladies while supplies last! ​


Roast Beef Dinner

The Stephentown Volunteer Fire Department will hold their Roast Beef Dinner Fundraiser on Saturday, April 27, in the Stephentown Fire Hall, 35 Grange Road in Stephentown, NY from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm.  Adult, all-you-can-eat dinners are $15.00, children age 6-10 are priced at $7.00 and youth ages 5 and under eat FREE.  Take-out dinners available for $15.00 each.  Anyone interested in donating homemade pies for the roast beef dinner is encouraged to contact any department member or leave message at 518-733-5151.


Free Spaghetti Dinner

A Free Spaghetti Dinner (spaghetti w/plain or meat sauce) will be held on April 28th, 12:00-2:00 pm.

Salad, hot & cold drinks, desserts.

Blooming Grove Reformed Church, 706 Bloomingrove Drive, Defreestville, NY  12144, Rt. 4 across from CDTA Park and Ride parking lot Bus #224.

All are welcome.


4-H Giffy BBQ

Friday, May 3rd – Giffy Chicken BBQ Fundraiser at Capital Agway located at 1333 NY State Hwy 7 east of Troy.  This fundraiser is coordinated by and to benefit the Rensselaer County 4-H Teen Exchange.  Take-out dinners are $12 each and include ½ chicken, coleslaw, baked potato, roll, drink and cookie.  Reservations are strongly suggested to help assure a dinner is available to you.  For reservations please call 518-421-2360.


National Day of Prayer Breakfast

Sand Lake Area Association of Churches are privileged to invite you to attend the National Day of Prayer Breakfast being held Thursday, May 2, 2019, at West Sand Lake Fire Hall from 7:00 – 8:30 am.  The breakfast buffet will be $9.00.  Prayer for our nation, its governmental leaders, churches, schools and families will mark the event.  Rev. Jaron Halsted, Senior Pastor of Rock Solid Church in Hudson, NY and a United States Air Force Veteran will deliver a special message on prayer that will be important to our nation’s present and future.  Reservations can be made by contacting Cindy at 518-794-7473 or cmorgan7777@nullyahoo.com by Monday, April 29th.


All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast

The Poestenkill Christian Church, 721 Snyder’s Corners Rd., Poestenkill, NY will have its monthly All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast on Saturday, May 4th, from 8:00 – 11:00 a.m.  Cost is $8.00 for adults and $3.50 for children under 10.  Menu includes eggs, sausage, bacon, toast, home fries, pancakes, French toast, juice, coffee or tea.


SLHS Lobster Bake & Dance

Sand Lake Historical Society is holding a lobster bake (steak option) and dance at Crystal Cove in Averill Park, June 7TH at 6 pm.  Live music by TL Holloway Band. Cash Bar. $50 per person.

For reservations, visit SandLakeHistory.org or email Sandlakehistory@nullaol.com or mail check to SLHS, PO Box 492, West Sand Lake, NY 12196.


Giffy’s Chicken BBQ

The Kiwanis Club of Troy is having their annual Giffy’s Chicken BBQ on Friday, May 10th, from 4-6PM at St. Michael’s Church, Next to HVCC, in Troy.

You get a freshly cooked & hot full ½ Chicken Dinner with all the trimmings for only $12.00. Take out or Eat in.

Call Dean at 518-322-0826 to reserve tickets for that day!!

Treat yourself to a great meal, while helping the Kiwanis Club assist many needed kids’ projects in the Troy area!!


Grafton Trail Blazers Snowmobile Club-

Landowner Appreciation Dinner, Wed., May 15, 2019.

Cocktail hour at 6 pm; dinner at 7 pm.

Lakeview on Crystal Lake- Route 43, Averill Park.

Non-landowners and Club Members welcome to attend at a cost of $25.00 per person, payable to “Grafton Trail Blazers Snowmobile Club”, PO Box 221, Grafton, NY 12082.

RSVP by:  May 7.

Samantha Robitaille 518-258-8311 call or text.


St. Jude’s Annual Community Service Award Dinner

St. Jude the Apostle Church proudly announces the 12th Annual Community Service Award Dinner to be held on Monday, May 6, at the Franklin Terrace beginning at 5:45 pm.

This year’s honorees are Mr. and Mrs. William Cronin and the Father James Clark. Volunteers of the Year Award goes to Frank Mr. Giuliano, lifelong Usher at the Church and Ms. Carol Larkin, teacher at St. Jude’s School for over 30 years.

There will be a live auction and a silent auction that evening along with presentations of the awards. Tickets can be obtained by calling the Parish Office at 518-283-1162. All proceeds of the dinner will benefit the Scholarship Fund of St. Jude the Apostle School for those in need of tuition assistance.


Roast Beef Dinner & Bake Sale

Hope United Methodist Church is hosting a Roast Beef Dinner and Bake Sale on Saturday, May 11, 2019.  There will be continuous servings from 4:30pm – 6:30 pm. The family-style dinner will include roast beef, mashed potatoes, gravy, peas, slaw, rolls, beverage and homemade pie. The cost will be $14 for adults, $7 for children ages 6-11 and no charge for kids under 6 years old.  Reservations are advised and may be made by calling 518-279-9601. Hope UMC is located at 566 Brunswick Rd. (the corner of Rte. 2 and Garfield Rd.) in Eagle Mills.


Sgt. Walter A. Adams American Legion Post 1021 Chicken BBQ

The Sergeant Walter A. Adams American Legion Post 1021, Averill Park, will hold their Chicken BBQ, takeout only, on the 3rd Saturday of each month.

May 18th, June 15th, September 21st, October 19th.

Please tell your friends and neighbors to call and reserve their order of BBQ chicken. The most succulent BBQ Chicken you will ever eat. Pick up your order between 11:00 am and 4:00 pm. ½ Chicken or Full Dinner. Call 518-674-2309 day of BBQ.


A Super Soup Supper

Come have supper at the Nassau Reformed Church, Saturday, May 4th, from 4:00 until 6:00 pm. All you can eat for $10; try one soup or try them all! Not just your grandmother’s chicken soup! Graze your way through a wonderful assortment of soups, mac & cheese, chilis, breads and beverages. Children, age eight and younger, eat for free. Come, enjoy the delicious fare and community fellowship.

No reservations necessary. This event helps support the local food pantry, The Resource Center. If you have any questions, call Judi Markessinis at 766-3092. The Reformed Church is located at 43 Church St. (Rt. 20), about a quarter-mile east of the only traffic light in Nassau, NY. www.nassaureformedchurch.com.


Order Chicken Fight Addiction – Round 3

Place your order and fight addiction! The Church of the Covenant, United Methodist Men are sponsoring a Chicken Bar-B-Que with ALL proceeds to benefit NOPIATES!
The event will be held Saturday, April 27, 2019, from 4:00 – 6:30, takeout or eat in. NOPIATES is a local group in Sand Lake dedicated to raising prevention awareness and prevention of opiate addiction, providing support to those fighting opiate addiction and remembering those who have been lost to the disease.

Dinner includes: ½ chicken, potato, coleslaw, roll, pie & bottled water. Eat in or Pre-order at $10 per dinner by sending payment to Church of the Covenant, 3055 NY Rt. 43, Averill Park, NY 12018 or contact Ralph LaMontagna 518-429-7855. Donations accepted.


Family-style Roast Beef Dinner

The Valley Falls United Methodist Church at 16 State Street in Valley Falls will host a roast beef dinner on Wednesday, May 1.  Sittings are at 5 and 6 p.m., with take-outs available after 5:00.  The menu will include roast beef and gravy, mashed potatoes, vegetables, condiments, rolls, and assorted pies. Tickets are $12.00 for adults, $5.00 for ages 6-12, and free for age 5 and under. Reservations are recommended but walk-ins are welcome as space allows.  The church is handicapped accessible.

Call Sharon or Bob at 518-541-3039 for reservations and information.


May 1st Andrea Night at the Rensselaer Senior Center

May 1st – Andrea Night; Join the Rensselaer County Rensselaer Senior Center as we honor Andrea Siek, a passed member, with her favorite meal meatloaf and a favorite entertainer The Patsy Cline Experience. Dinner Served at 5pm; show starts at 6pm; must dine with us to enjoy the show. Sponsored by Richard Siek. Donation for the Meal is $3 contribution. Call for reservations (518) 463-2166; we are open 9am-3pm, and located on East and Herrick Streets, Rensselaer.


Roast Beef Dinner

Sat., April 27 – 4pm-7pm – Roast Beef Dinner, Stephentown Volunteer Fire Dept., Fire Hall – 35 Grange Hall Road, Stephentown.

Adult or Takeout $15.00; children 6-10 $7.00; under age 5 eat FREE!


German-American Club Spring Dinner Dance

Enjoy German food, drink, & music on Sunday, 28 April 2019, at the German-American Club of Albany, 32 Cherry Street, Albany when we host our Spring Dinner Dance. Doors open at 1 pm. Dinner choices are Rouladen or Chicken Cordon Bleu at $23 p/p. Live music provided by Paul Slusar. For reservations please call 518-396-5421. All of our events are open to the public.


Spring 2019 Chicken Bar-B-Q

The Evangelical Lutheran Church, 772 Route 351, Poestenkill, NY 12140 will hold our Chicken Bar-B-Q, DRIVE THRU, TAKE OUT ONLY on Saturday, May 4, 2019. The meal menu is half-chicken, baked potato, green beans, Cole slaw, cranberry sauce, roll and choice of cherry or lemon meringue pie for a donation of $12 per meal. The pick-up time is 4:30 to 6:00 pm at the church. Reservation may be made by calling (518) 283-1447 but are not required.


Gilead’s Body & Soul Pantry

Thursday, April 25th

Pantry and Dinner Hours 3:00-6:00 PM

April will be the end of our dinners until September. This time off from the kitchen allows many of us to have a change of pace doing planting and lawn mowing. We also need time to look for new recipes and update our current ones.

Now to the question you all are asking, “What is for dinner?” This month we are having chicken and biscuit, carrots, and a tossed salad.

It looks like those people who could not use the stairs are now going to able to visit us again. We have been told that our elevator should be operable by Easter. Please call us to verify that fact, 518-279-9720. Gilead is located at the intersection of Routes 7 & 278 in Brunswick.


Troy Elks May Dinners

134 N. Greenbush Rd.

We need your support as customers at our May fund raisers so we can continue to best serve our community.

Wednesday Night Dinners $11.00, Serving 4PM-6:30PM
Includes coffee/tea & dessert. Take outs available.

May 8th – Roast Beef Dinner with all the trimmings
May 22th – German Plate Dinner with all the trimmings

Friday Night Dinners $12.00 Serving 5pm-7:30pm
Includes salad, coffee/tea & dessert.

May 3rd – BR/FR Haddock, Chicken Broccoli Alfredo
May 10th – BR/FR Seafood Platter, Ham Steak
May 17th – BR Salmon, Liver w/bacon & onions
May 24th – No Dinners (Memorial Weekend)
May 27th – No Bingo
May 31st – BR/FR Haddock, Chicken Parm/Pasta



Mother’s Day at the Knickerbocker Mansion

May 12, 2019 is Mother’s Day at the Knickerbocker Mansion which begins with a Pancake Breakfast that is served from 8:00-11:00 am. $8.00 for all you can eat.

Visitors can purchase homemade goodies at the Bake Sale, which includes freshly baked pies.

Charlotte’s Shop is open with all kinds of Knickerbocker items – sweatshirts, t-shirts, stationery, pens, pencils, children’s historical coloring books and paper dolls, and other Knick-knacks.

Mansion Tours- start every half hour.   Hear about the history of the local area, the Witenagemot Oak Tree and the Knickerbocker Family and view the rooms – some restored and some waiting restoration.  See the Chimney System with its beehive oven and fireplaces.

While taking your tour, the smells of the chicken on the grill barbecuing will be wafting through air.  The Chicken BBQ is served from noon-4:00 pm.  Cost $12.  Reservations are not required, but if you want to be sure of a dinner, you may make reservations by calling the Knickerbocker Mansion at 518-664-1700 and leaving a message or

e-mailing us at knickinfo@nullaol.com.  We are located at 132 Knickerbocker Road, Schaghticoke, NY   12154

At 11:00 AM, the Memorial Program at the Cemetery.  Truly a unique event.

The special program for the day is the dedication of the Pavilion at 1:00 PM.

The day ends at 4:00 pm….Last call for tours 3:30!


Girl Scout Pasta Dinner Fundraiser

Castleton Girl Scout’s Pasta Dinner fundraiser will be held on April 28th, 4-7 pm. Price: $10 for Adults, $5 for children 12 & under. Take out, prepay and walk-ins welcome. Includes baked ziti, salad bar, meatballs, rolls, drinks and baked goods. Make Your Own Sundae for a donation. Castleton Ambulance Hall, 1700 Brookview Rd, Castleton, NY. Checks payable to GSNENY, SU#135. Send to Pasta Dinner, 1520 Carney Rd, Castleton, NY 12033. Questions (518) 360-1043.

All proceeds benefit the Ambassador Girl Scout trip to Costa Rica in 2020.


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