Cuisine 06.27.19

Stephentown Historical Society to hold summer potluck picnic on July 8, 2019

The summer potluck picnic of the Stephentown Historical Society will be Monday, July 8, at 6:00 p.m. at the Stephentown Firehall Pavilion, 35 Grange Hall Road, Stephentown, New York. The society is providing hamburgers, hot dogs, rolls and condiments, as well as table service and beverages. All that is needed to complete the menu is for folks to bring dishes to share … side dishes, appetizers or desserts. Bring a folding lawn chair if you like. There will be a short presentation about a “lesser-known” president. The event is free and open to the public. For directions, telephone (518) 733-0010.

All you can eat breakfast

The Poestenkill Christian Church, 721

Snyder’s Corners Rd., Poestenkill, NY will have it’s monthly All You Can Eat Breakfast on Saturday, July 6th 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.

Bring A Friend Ice Cream Sundae Social

Rensselaer County’s Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Road, Grafton NY will host a BRING A FRIEND ICE CREAM SUNDAE SOCIAL on Friday, June 28th, at noon. Join us for a nutritious lunch at noon (Hawaiian Turkey Burger). Members who come to lunch with a friend who has never visited the center in the past will receive a gift. Following lunch, we will have a Make Your Own Sundae Social and introduce the new friends to the center and its members. This event is sponsored by CDPHP. All Rensselaer County residents 60 and older are encouraged to come and check out the center to see what is offered. Please sign up for lunch at 518-279-3413.

Lobster feast! Jimmy buffet tribute

Changes In Latitudes is the country’s premier tribute show to singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffet, the master of the tropical lifestyle. This Show is the ultimate beach party, Musically transporting you to the tropical paradise, Margaritaville. Each show is good clean fun, with conga lines, beach balls and leis. Tickets are $78 All Inclusive. Call Today For Reservations (518) 512-4026. We are open Monday Thru Friday, 9am to 3pm. We are Located on East and Herrick Streets in Rensselaer.

Pittstown United Methodist Church Hall

Saturday, July 27 – Chicken Barbecue at the Pittstown United Methodist Church Hall (located just off NY Route 7) on Saturday, July 27 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Eat in or Take out. Menu: ½ chicken, macaroni salad, cole slaw, baked beans, roll, homemade pies, beverages. Price: adults $12.00, children 5-12 $6.00, children under 5 free. For Reservations call Herb at 518-596-0003.

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.

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.

4th of July Celebration at MBCC

4th of July Celebration at the Malden Bridge Community Center a/k/a MBCC at 1087 Albany Turnpike in the hamlet of Malden Bridge – zip 12115.

Following the 4th of July community parade in nearby Old Chatham the members of MBCC will hold an Open House while offering delicious strawberry shortcakes covered with freshly whipped cream donated by Stewarts Shops, along with a variety of drinks for a donation of Five Dollars per serving starting at 10AM.

Take outs will be available but why not plan to stay and join with us for the annual reading of the Declaration of Independence at 11 AM.

There will be a large number of items donated by area merchants in a Silent Auction area for which attendees may bid.

As always, plenty of space for sitting and visiting while enjoying your shortcake.

The Rensselaer Senior Center Lobster Feast

Lobster Feast! Jimmy Buffet Tribute, August 15th at the Log Cabin in Holyoke, MA.

Changes in Latitudes is the country’s premier tribute show to singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffet, the master of the tropical lifestyle. This Show is the ultimate beach party, musically transporting you to the tropical paradise, Margaritaville. Each show is good, clean fun, with conga lines, beach balls and leis. Tickets are $78 All Inclusive. Call Today for Reservations (518) 512-4026. We are open Monday Thru Friday, 9am to 3pm. We are Located in Rensselaer on East and Herrick Streets.

July Membership Meeting

Rensselaer County’s Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Rd, Grafton, will hold the Eastern Membership meeting at 11:00 am on Friday, July 5th. All residents 60 and older are encouraged to attend. Upcoming activities, events and fundraisers will be discussed at this meeting. Please join us at noon for a nutritious meal (Sausage & Peppers). Call 518-279-3413 to sign up for lunch.

Sand Lake Seniors

The regular meeting for the Sand Lake Seniors will be on July 11, 2019 at 12:00. We meet at the Church of The Covenant Methodist Church on Route 43 in Averill Park. We have a short meeting, a speaker or entertainment and then a light luncheon. For the July 11th meeting we are asking members to bring a “BAG LUNCH”. This can be a sandwich, salad, fruit, such as a apple, orange or banana, some chips and some cookies, cupcake, etc. The club will furnish drinks. We will be playing Bingo. There will be prizes. On July 25 we will be holding a clam steam at The Methodist Farm on Methodist Farm Road off route 66. This event will be from 12:00 – 4:00 p.m. The steam consists of 1/2 BBQ chicken, 1/2 dozen clams, potato, sweet sausage links, corn on the cob, coleslaw and pasta salad. We will be playing games, door prizes and will be having live music by Paul Slusar. You can still purchase tickets for the event. Come to the meeting and see all that is planned for the rest of the year.

Watervliet Senior Center Events

Friday, July 12- Annual Strawberry Festival and BBQ fundraiser with PICNIC SALAD COOK-OFF WITH LOCAL RESTAURANTS! From 4-6pm. $10 per person. Sign up by calling the center at 518-273-4422, or stop in at 1501 Broadway, Watervliet, 9-2.

Troy Elks June Dinners

134 N. Greenbush Rd. • 518-283-1193

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

Friday Night Dinners

$12.00 Serving 5pm-7:30pm

Includes salad, coffee/tea & dessert.

June 28th – BR/FR Haddock, Liver & Bacon/Onion.

Rensselaer County’s Second Annual Farm Day Out!

When: August 18th 12pm-3pm Where: Kinderhook Creek Farm (5168 S Stephentown Rd, Stephentown, NY 12168)

Join Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rensselaer County and The Eckhardt Family at Kinderhook Creek Farm from 12-3pm on Sunday, August 18th, for Rensselaer County’s Second Annual Farm Day Out! Kinderhook Creek Farm is an 1150+ acre field crop and vegetable farm that has been owned and operated by the Eckhardt’s since 1959. Once parked, a hay wagon ride will take you through some of the fields at Kinderhook Creek Farm. Through interactive demonstrations you will learn about the different crops (such as hay, grain, sweet corn, and the many vegetables) grown on this farm. You will also see how their farm products get to market and eventually to your family’s table. Also, be sure to visit exhibits set up by local organizations & businesses, experience the equipment used on the farm by the farmers and see the 4-H Club sponsored petting zoo. Food, corn on the cob, ice cold watermelon and other farm fresh foods will be available to purchase for your enjoyment. Admission and parking for this event is free and open to the public. We look forward to seeing you Sunday, August 18th!!! If you are interested in being a volunteer, a sponsor, or have any questions please reach out to Kayela in the CCE office at (518)272-4210.

Gilead Lutheran – Serving the Community

Summer services begin June 30th at 9:30 a.m. Please join us at Gilead Lutheran Church as we continue in our 277th year serving the community of Brunswick and surrounding communities with worship and outreach. Gilead is located on 308 Brick Church Road (Intersection of Route 278 and Route 7) in Center Brunswick. We invite you to join us as we continue our missions inside and outside the community and within our congregation. Future dates: June 27th and July 25th pantry, 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Also, stay tuned for: Sunday School classes begin monthly on September 8th, and a chicken barbeque in September (cooked by our own chefs.) Story dinners will resume in October. We are handicap accessible with an outside elevator. Contact 518-279-9270. www.gileadlutheran.org.

Glendora Vegetarian Club

Glendora would like to read to you from the magazine of American Vegan Society. “The report by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) entitled ‘Livestocks’ Long Shadow’ contemplates actions to manage a doubling in livestock production to feed the projected 9 billion people alive in 2050. According to the Soil Association, FAO’s projection is based on a presumed large-scale expansion of the livestock sector, which would lead to ‘further destruction of natural habitats like rain-forests’ and would ‘not solve food insecurity.’ The FAO’s projection presumes that it is possible for the livestock sector to continue expanding. In contrast, a projection that demand for animal products could decline through at least 2030 has been published by the International Food Policy Research Institute in its report entitled ‘Feeding the Future’s Changing Diets.’” Erstwhile Glendora Vegetarian club hammers the channel 6 CBS news 6:30pm with “Go Vegan;” July 15 to 19 you will see 5 spandy new vegan commercials. Have you heard of the “wonder diet”? You eat anything you want; then you wonder why your clothes don’t fit. Glendora: 91 years old, no doctors, no medicine, vegan — Glendora 518.610.5810.

Upcoming Events for Center Brunswick UM Church

We look forward to sharing God’s fellowship with our community.

Save the Dates:

October 5 Swiss Steak Supper

December 14 Christmas Bazaar

2020 Dates to remember:

January 4 Brooks BBQ sponsored by Jubilation Station

April 25 Swiss Steak Supper

Center Brunswick UMC is located at 990 Hoosick Road, Troy, NY 12180. Inquiries can be sent to smb148tr@nullaol.com

Hoags Corner’s Fire Dpt. Monthly Breakfast

The Hoags Corner’s Fire Department will be hosting and All You Can Eat Breakfast on July 7, 2019 from 8 am to 11 am. Our All You Can Eat Buffet-Style Breakfast includes, scrambled eggs, home fries, bacon, sausage, french toast, regular pancakes plus applesauce,fruit cocktail, english muffins,coffee, tea, chocolate mik, orange juice and milk. Cost: Adults $ 8.00, Children ages 6-12 are $ 4.00 and Children 5 and under are free. Eat in our take out.

Phone: 518-766-5474.

Poestenkill “Bread of Life” Food Pantry

Poestenkill “Bread of Life” food pantry, 772 Route 351, is stocked and ready to share.

Come check us out, take home some samples of what we have for you and your family.

We have a wonderfully generous and supportive community who care very much for anyone who could benefit with good nutritious food items.

We are here on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays, 5 to 7 pm and on the 4th Saturdays, 10 am to Noon every month.

Please come and visit us, see for yourself what we are all about.

For more information or if you may have questions, call 518-283-6045 and leave a name and phone number. We will return your call. Thanks.

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