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Roast Beef Dinner at Cornerstone

On Saturday, October 26 there will be the annual roast beef dinner at Cornerstone Community Church of Lansingburgh. The church is located at 570 Third Avenue in Lansingburgh. Meals will be served from 4:30 until 6PM and will be also available for take out. Prices are as follows: $14 for adults, $12 for seniors, $6 for children under age 11. Reservations, call 518-235-3851. Reservations recommended, but not necessary.

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Italian Community Center Spaghetti & Meatball Supper Fundraiser

It’s time again for the annual Italian Community Center Spaghetti & Meatball Supper! It will be held on Monday, November 4, 2019, from 11 am to 7 pm at the Italian Community Center (ICC), 1450 Fifth Avenue, Troy NY 12180. Eat in or take out a tasty dinner of spaghetti & meatballs, salad, bread, beverage & dessert for only $10 (children under 5 free). Call Kellie to pre-oder before 11/4 at 518-272-6819 or the day of the event call 518-274-0508, ext. 4, for take out. All proceeds to benefit the ICC Soup Kitchen, St. Joseph’s and the Roarke Center Food Pantries, Christ Sun of Justice Food Collection and the Father Harry Scholarship Fund at LaSalle Institute. Please come for a great Italian dinner and support these worthy causes!

10/17/2019 – 10/24/2019

Troy Elks October Dinners

Your support as customers at our October fund raisers are needed. Wednesday Night Dinners $11.00 Serving 4-6:30PM. All dinners include coffee/tea/dessert. Take outs available. October 23, Turkey with all the trimmings. Friday Night Dinners $12.00 Serving 5-7:30PM All dinners includes soup, coffee/tea & dessert. October 18th BR/FR Haddock & Chicken Broccoli Alfredo & October 25th BR/FR Haddock & Lasagna.

10/03/2019 – 10/24/2019

Roast Pork Dinner in Troy

The Pawling Avenue United Methodist Church will host a Roast Pork Dinner on Saturday, October 19th from 4:30 to 6:30 PM or until sold out

The menu is roast pork, mashed potatoes, stuffing, vegetable, applesauce, dessert and beverage. The cost is $12 for adult meals, $6 for meals for children 5 to 12 years old and there is no charge for meals for children under 5 years of age. Takeouts are available.

For information and reservations please call the church office at (518) 273-6859. Tickets will be available at the door. Pawling Avenue United Methodist Church is located at 520 Pawling Avenue Troy. Plan now to attend on October 19th for good food and fellowship.

Gilead’s Body & Soul Pantry and Dinner

October 25, 2018. As all of our animal friends are preparing for winter, we too are readying ourselves for what is to come our way for winter. This month we offer you a fall dinner of roast loin of pork, mashed potatoes, gravy, dressing, butternut squash and coleslaw. For dessert we have everyone’s favorite, apple crisp. We had many favorable comments about last month’s roast beef and hope we serve something as equally good this month.

Our pantry is back to our normal schedule of 3:00-6:00 PM. Now that we are entering fall and the winter rapidly approaching, we suggest when it snows you call the church at 518-279-9270 on that day to make sure we will be open.

For those of you who have not joined us for a meal, the question is why not. Here is our address. Gilead Lutheran Church is located at the intersection of Routes 7 & 278 in the Town of Brunswick and we are handicapped accessible. Come join us and meet your friends for dinner.

10/10/2019 – 10/24/2019

Come to St. Henry’s Knights of Columbus Great Spaghetti Dinner

Come to St. Henry’s Knights of Columbus Great Spaghetti Dinner

Come to a great, all you can eat, spaghetti dinner sponsored by the Knights of Columbus at St. Henry’s Church on Old Route 66 on Saturday, October 26th. Dinner is from 4:30pm to 7:00pm. Price of the dinner is $10 for adults, $5 for children under 12 or $20 per family. We will be serving spaghetti, meatballs, salad, bread, dessert & beverages. Take-out meals are also available, just stop by no reservations necessary. Come and join us for a great time. For more information, call 674-3965.

10/17/2019 – 10/24/2019

Free Spaghetti Dinner

October 27th 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Blooming Grove Reformed Church

706 Bloominggrove Drive, Defreestville, NY 12144, Rte. 4 Across from CDTA Park & Ride Parking Lot

Menu: spaghetti w/plain or meat sauce, Italian bread, salad, drinks and dessert

10/03/2019 – 10/24/2019

Knick at Night

What ghost will you meet? One of the Knickerbockers or a spouse… Rumor has it that Rachel will be in the Mansion… you never know who may grace us with their presence. Join us on October 25 and 26, 2019 for Knick at Night at the Knickerbocker Mansion, 132 Knickerbocker Road, Schaghticoke, NY. We will be serving a Souper Dinner ($10.00) from 5:00 – 9:00 PM; and hosting Ghost Tours of the Mansion ($8.00) from 6:00 – 9:00 PM (reservations recommended for groups of 8 or more). Contact the Mansion at 518-664-1700 and leave a message or knickinfo@nullaol.com for more information

10/17/2019 – 10/24/2019

Castleton-Schodack Kiwanis Chicken BBQ

The Castleton-Schodack Kiwanis Club will be firing up its grills and selling its famous Chicken BBQ dinners on Sunday, October 27, 2019. This is one of our largest fundraisers and all of the money stays within our community helping to improve the lives of local children. The cost of the dinner is $10.00. Dinners can be picked up from 12:00 noon until 4:00PM at the Castleton Fire Company located on Green Ave. in Castleton. To pre-order your dinner or for more information call 518-732- 4228. Walk-ins are also welcome. If Chicken BBQ is not your thing, we always appreciate donations. Give us a call or stop by that day. Checks can be made payable to the Castleton-Schodack Kiwanis Club and mailed to PO Box 42 Castleton, NY 12033. Like Sweets? The Maple Hill High School Key Club will also be holding a bake sale on this date.

Interested in joining the Kiwanis and making a difference in our community? Community members are always welcome to attend our meetings to see what we are all about. Meetings are held every Wednesday from 6:30-8pm at the Schodack Diner. Please visit our website www.castletonkiwanis.com for more information.

10/03/2019 – 10/24/2019

Hope United Methodist Church-Chicken Barbecue

Hope United Methodist Church will host a Chicken Barbecue on Saturday, October 26, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. The cost is $12.00 per dinner. The Menu will be barbecue chicken, baked potato, cabbage salad, rolls, beverage and home baked pie. Entertainment by Jericho Road. There will also be a craft sale and a bake sale. For information and tickets call (518) 279-9601. The worship center is located at 566 Brunswick Road (corner of Route 2 and Garfield Road – Eagle Mills).

Chicken & Biscuit Dinner

Chicken & Biscuit Dinner – Saturday, October 26th

@Best-Luther Fire Department, 303 Old Best Road, W. Sand Lake, 12196

MENU: Chicken & Biscuit, Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Green Beans,

Cranberry Sauce, Beverage & Gingerbread w/Topping

Take Out – 4-5:00PM Adults (12 & up) = $12.00

Eat In – 5-7:00PM Children (6-11) = $6.00

Under 5 = Free

10/24/2019 – 10/31/2019

Roast Beef Dinner at United Methodist

The United Methodist Women of the First United Methodist Church of East Greenbush are having a Roast Beef Dinner on Saturday, November 2. Take-out is from 4:00-6:00p.m. and Seating’s are 4:00 p.m. & 6:00 p.m. Reservations are appreciated and can be made by calling 518-477-9693 by November 1, Tickets are: Adults $13.50, Children 6-12 $6.00, Children 5 and under: FREE .The First United Methodist Church is located at 1 Gilligan Road off of 9& 20 in East Greenbush

10/24/2019 – 10/31/2019

Poestenkill Christian Church Breakfast 11/2

The Poestenkill Christian church will have its monthly all you can eat breakfast on Saturday, November 2nd From 8 to 11 AM. Cost is $8.00 for adults and $3.50 for children under 10. Menu includes eggs, sausage, bacon, toast, home fries, pancakes, French toast, and juice, coffee, or tea.

10/24/2019 – 10/31/2019

Election Day Turkey and Biscuit Dinner

The Valley Falls United Methodist Church will host a turkey and biscuit dinner on Election Day, November 5. The menu will include turkey and gravy on biscuits and mashed potatoes, vegetables, coleslaw, cranberry sauce, pickles, and assorted pies. There will be sittings at 5 and 6 p.m. and takeout meals available after 5:00. Tickets are $12.00 for adults, $5:00 for ages 6-10, and free for age 5 and under. The church is located at 16 State Street in Valley Falls, NY and is handicapped accessible. Call 518-541-3039 for reservations and information.

Carol Osterhout – 518-753-6028 – 297 Casey Rd., Schaghticoke, NY 12154

10/10/2019 – 10/31/2019

Rensselaer Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast Sunday, November 3rd

The Rensselaer Kiwanis will host a Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, November 3rd from 8AM-11AM at the Rensselaer Boys and Girls Club, 544 Broadway, Rensselaer.

Breakfast will consist of Pancakes, Sausage, Coffee or Tea, Milk or Juice. Cost is $7.00. Advanced tickets/reservations can be requested by calling 518 449-2703.

The Rensselaer High School Key Club will also sponsor a Bake Sale at this event. Please leave room for a sweet treat!

10/24/2019 – 10/31/2019

East Schodack Fire Co. Annual Chicken and Biscuit Dinner

The East Schodack Fire Company will hold a Take-out Chicken & Biscuit dinner on Tuesday November 5th at the East Schodack Firehouse located at 3071 NY 150. Menu includes: Tender chicken breast simmered in Homemade gravy, Real mashed potatoes, Fresh vegetable medley, Buttermilk biscuit, Classic cabbage salad and Ultimate chocolate brownie for dessert. Price: Adults – $12.00    Kids – $6.00    Under 5 – free Due to limited space because of voting, this is a take-out dinner only. Pick up between 4-7pm   Reservations are not needed, but you may call 518-479-3366 to order

10/10/2019 – 10/31/2019

Roast Pork Dinner in Wynantskill

Fall has arrived and it is time for our annual Roast Pork Dinner on November 2, 2019 from 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM at the First Reformed Church, 415 Main Avenue in Wynantskill. The menu will include Roast Pork from the Route 66 Smokehouse, mashed potatoes, gravy, dressing, cole slaw, butternut squash, applesauce, rolls, butter, coffee and for dessert homemade pies baked by the ladies of the church. Price for a ticket is $14.00 for adult, $5.00 for children 5 to 12 and under 5, free. Take outs are available. The Church is located at the corner of Main Avenue and Church Street in Wynantskill and is handicap accessible. Tickets are available by calling the Church Office any morning between 9:30 and 12 noon at 518-283-4420. Hope to see you there!

Election Day Luncheon at Gilead Lutheran Church

While sitting here trying to put thoughts together for this article, I found it difficult thinking about fall and our luncheon, especially with the rather warm weather we were having. Of course you know Election Day is November 5th. Do you remember that delicious lunch you had at Gilead Lutheran Church last year? Well we are looking forward to seeing you again this year. If you missed last year, come this time!

We will still have that great menu most people enjoy, including clam chowder, ham, turkey or tuna sandwiches and of course pie for desert. Our hours are from 11:00 AM until 1:30 PM. If you are unable to eat with us, we will have take-outs available.

You may order chowder to take home by either the quart or pint. Pints are $ 4.50 and quarts are $ 9.00. Please call John or Darlene @ 518-279-9552 by Friday November 1st .

Gilead Lutheran Church is located at the corner of Route 7 & 278 in Center Brunswick and is handicapped accessible. Also visit us on our website gileadlutheran.org.

10/24/2019 – 11/07/2019

Grafton Merry Makers Meeting 11/13

The November meeting of the Grafton Merry Makers will take place on November 13 at the Everett Wagar Senior Center in Grafton and is open to all seniors in Rensselaer County. A cover dish dinner starts at 5:30 PM followed by our meeting at 6:30 PM Bingo will follow the meeting This will be our last meeting for the year. We will start back up again in March 2020.

10/10/2019 – 11/07/2019

East Nassau Cookie Contest November 10th

Mayor Adam Acquario announced the Village of East Nassau’s 6th Annual Cookie Contest, Sunday, November 10th, 2019 at the Hoags Corners Fire House. Doors open at 1 p.m., judges begin tasting at 2 pm.

Anyone interested in entering the contest can do so by emailing cookies@nullvillageofeastnassau.org or calling Tom Kernan at 518-766-5131. You can also visit villageofeastnassau.org/cookie to print out a form. Just Bring the form, a $10 entry contribution and two dozen cookies to the event. Your cookie may become the Official Cookie of East Nassau! A prestigious honor sought by many.

Stewart’s ice cream for all, local entertainment as well as Chinese and regular auctions of outstanding items donated by nearby merchants and restaurants will be on hand as we get together for a good time.

10/24/2019 – 11/07/2019

Holidays are Busy So Let the VFW Auxiliary Bake your Thanksgiving pies for you!

The Auxiliary to Sullivan Jones Post 7466 are now taking orders for pies with a deadline of November 15th. Pies are $14.00 each, 9 inch with choices of Apple, Blueberry, Cherry and Pumpkin. You can call Nancy 518-283-6197 to order or stop In to the Post Canteen to place your order. Pick up will be on November 27th between 12:00 and 5:00 in Post Canteen. Proceeds will help to support the VA Hospital’s Food Pantry Program! VFW Post located at 25 Veterans St, Poestenkill, NY

10/17/2019 – 11/07/2019

Veterans Day Luncheon

The Town of Lake Luzerne Senior Center cordially invites veterans and family to a luncheon in your honor on Thursday, November 7th at 11:30

Gary Ferris of Greenwich will bring a World War 11 radio show back to life. Mr. Ferris is a singer and a musician who plays the trombone, horn and bugle, he will perform his one-man “Until It’s Over Over There” and read actual commercials and letters from troops.

This luncheon and show is free to our veterans and a donation of $3.00 to others attending. Call Barb to reserve your seat 518-696-6451.

10/17/2019 – 11/08/2019

Wreaths Across America Roast Beef Dinner

Please join us at the American Legion Post 1489, 111 Main Ave. in Wynantskill on Saturday, November 9th for our 3rd annual roast beef dinner to benefit Wreaths Across America. All proceeds will be used to purchase wreaths to be placed on veterans’ graves at Saratoga National Cemetery on Saturday, December 14th.

Dinner will be served 2-6pm, eat in or takeout and includes: roast beef, gravy, mashed potatoes, green beans, roll, cake, water and coffee. A cash bar will be available. Tickets are $10 in advance (available at the post) and $12 at the door. Presales are suggested as this sold out last year and walk-ins are not guaranteed. For more info, contact Jeff @518-376-8087.

10/10/2019 – 11/14/2019

Giving Thanks Gathering

3rd Annual Giving Thanks Gathering hosted by For His Purpose Ministries at the East Greenbush Fire House. Family style meal for free – we will have football on and giveaways! We’d love to provide a place for anyone to feel welcome and not be home alone this holiday! Please RSVP for your place at the table – Eric (518) 858-4436 or Ashley (518) 451-0037.

10/31/2019 – 11/21/2019

Salem Church – Ham Dinner

Salem United Methodist Church hosts its annual Ham Dinner, Saturday November 23, 2019. Menu includes Ham with Raisin Sauce, Coleslaw, Harvard Beets, Butternut Squash, Scalloped Potatoes, Rolls & Butter, Pie, Coffee, Tea & Decaf. Dinner is from 4:30pm-6:00pm. Cost is $12.00 per person. Start your holiday shopping early — homemade crafts will be available. Reservations can be made by calling the church office at 518-674-3106, or call/text Carol at 518-330-7609. SUMC is located at 349 Shaver Road (off Route 150). Visit our website: wslsumc.wordpress.com

Gilead’s Body & Soul Pantry And Community Dinner

​It is time to start catching up with our friends in the community. We have heard you have missed meeting your new friends and also that one night out when you don’t have to cook. Mark those calendars because we have changed to the 3rd Thursday until January because of the Fall Holidays.

This month we will have meatloaf, potato, corn, coleslaw and desert. Dinner will be served from 3:00-6:00 pm.

Gilead Lutheran Church is located at the corner of Routes 7 and 278 in Center Brunswick and is handicapped accessible.

Valley Falls VFW Monthly Breakfast

Monthly breakfast at the VFW Post 1938, Valley Falls, NY, second Sunday of each month from September to June, 8-11 a.m. Menu includes eggs cooked to order, french toast, pancakes, sausage, bacon, toast, potatoes with sausage gravy, fruit, juice and coffee. Cost is $8 (age 13 and over), $4 (children 5-12), free (children under 5).

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