Cuisine 07.04.19

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.

Glendora Vegatarian Club

Glendora will be on channel 6 CBS News at 6:30 on Monday – Friday, July 1 – 7, 2019. She will be doing commercials asking people to be vegan. The cost of this advertising was $1000. We are getting converts! Think of the animals being saved from imprisonment suffering filth, bludgeoning and being cut up into pieces. There needs to be change for the better! Of the best cities in the world to be vegan, NY does not make the list. The top 5 best cities to be vegan are Tel Aviv with hosts the largest number of vegans per capita in the world, Los Angeles with more than 200 vegan and vegetarian restaurants, London which has been awarded Peta’s most vegetarian-friendly city in the world, Mexico City where you can find natural veggie staples in enchiladas in cool districts such as Roma and La Condesa, and Sri Lanka which boasts three million Hindus. To join this list of these pinnacle places, Glendora asks you to dial Congress and tell your representative to end the torture of animals and make your hometown vegan friendly too! Meet us July 31st, 6pm at the Schodack Diner Rt9&20. Call Glendora at 518.610.5810!

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.

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.

Special Luncheon with Paul Slusar

Rensselaer County’s Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Rd, Grafton, will hold a Special Luncheon (Bacon Cheeseburger) on Wednesday, July 10th at noon. Following the meal there will be music entertainment by our popular friend, Paul Slusar. All residents 60 and older are encouraged to come and singing along, or join in with dancing. This is free entertainment. Lunch is served daily at the Senior Center daily for a suggested $3 donation. Call 518-279-3413 to be added to the list.

July Special Luncheon

The Hoosick Falls Senior Center, 69 Church Street, will host a Special Luncheon (Chicken Patty) for residents 60 and over on Thursday, July 11, 2019 at noon. The center will have music entertainment by Glenn Hankle with his banjo following lunch. All residents 60 and older are invited to attend this free entertainment. Come and dance, sing-a-long or just listen to the music and reminisce. Please call (518) 686-7561 to sign up for the meal.

Free Community Meal

Hopes Kitchen, located inside Rensselaer Presbyterian Church, 34 Academy Street is providing a free community dinner Thursday 7/11/19, 3:30 to 6:30.

This event is open to everyone, singles, couples, families, homeless, and anyone else that wants a great meal, and fun socialization.

Here’s the menu for Thursday July 11th, Bar B Q Chicken, Green Beans, coleslaw, Rolls, Butter, coffee, tea, ice tea, lemonade, water, plus brownies.

Mark your calendar now, and join us for a fun evening of good food and great music.

Restaurant Salad Contest at Watervliet Strawberry Fest

New this year at the Watervliet Senior Center’s 7th Annual Strawberry Festival Friday July 12 from 4-6, local restaurants will compete for “Best Salad” during the event! The annual event is a fundraiser for the Senior Center and for $10 includes Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, Salads, and Strawberry Shortcake.  The event is held at the center, open to anyone, and there is a 50/50 raffle, a basket raffle, and entertainer Don Hyman a local favorite!  You can sign up in advance at the Watervliet senior center at 1501 Broadway, or pay at the door that evening too.

Some of our local favorites, including Arsenal City Tavern, On the Hill Café, and more will be making the salads to go along with the BBQ.  Attendees will be able to vote for their favorite!  And, Bob Beston, our County Legislator, is making the hot dogs and hamburgers.  Mr. Beston hosts this event to help raise money for the center.

VFW Post 7466 Breakfast Buffet “All You Can Eat”

Sullivan Jones VFW Post 7466

25 Veterans Street, Poestenkill

“VFW’s Breakfast Buffet” on Sunday, July14th  – 8:00 to 11:00. Buffet featuring eggs, breakfasts meats, home fries, pancakes, homemade French toast, fruit cocktail, juice, tea and coffee.   Waffles you can top with strawberry, apples, whip cream, vanilla ice cream, or chocolate syrup.  “Build your own Omelets” with ham, bacon sausage, cheeses, mushrooms, peppers and onions. Adult regular buffet $8.00, buffet with waffle $9 or buffet with omelet $11 / Children 6-12 $4.00 & Children under 5 free.

Cooking and Creating for a Cause Summer Day Camp

The First Reformed Church in Wynantskill will be holding a Cooking and Creating for a Cause Summer Camp again this summer. This camp is for boys and girls entering grades 2-8 who would like to create food and crafts to be donated to local charities. The camp will be held the week of July 15 -19 for children entering grades 2-4 and August 5 – 9 for children entering grades 5-8. The camp hours are from 9 am until 12 pm and will be held at the church on the corner of Main Ave. and Church St. in Wynantskill.

The cost of the camp is $20.00 per week per child. For more information, or to register your child, please contact the church office at 518-283-4420.

Applications for Free and Reduced-Price Meals Available

Wynantskill UFSD would like to inform our community that information and applications for the Free and Reduced- Price Lunch Program are available on the district website, www.wynantskillufsd.org, or by calling Food Services Director Lori Audi at 518-283-4600 ext. 22.

The National School Lunch Program is a completely confidential program that has helped ensure children have access to nutritionally balanced, low-cost or free lunches since 1946.

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. 

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.


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