Cuisine 12.06.18

Fresh Ham Dinner with Santa Lucia

Join us on Friday, December 21st, for a Special Dinner with Santa Lucia, at the Rensselaer County Rensselaer Senior Center. Lunch is Fresh Ham with all the fixings and chocolate ice cream. Call today for reservations 518-463-2166, Monday through Friday, 9am-3pm. We are in Rensselaer on East and Herrick Streets.


December All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast

The Latham-Colonie Knights of Columbus Council at 328 Troy-Schenectady Road, Latham, NY 12110, will host their December “All-You-Can- Eat Breakfast”.  On Sunday, December 9th, 2018, from 8:30 am to 11:30 am.

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 cereals.

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

Free Christmas Favor, 1 per family while supplies last.


VFW Breakfast Buffet “All-You-Can-Eat”

Sullivan Jones VFW Post 7466, 25 Veterans Street, Poestenkill, “Breakfast Buffet” on Sunday, December 9th – 8:00 to 11:00.  Buffet featuring eggs, breakfast meats, home fries, pancakes, homemade French toast, fruit, juice, tea and coffee.  Waffles you can top with strawberry, apples, whipped 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.  The Auxiliary will be holding their annual Christmas Bake Sale during the VFW breakfast!  Homemade goodies, pies and more!  Great for gifting or just treat yourself!


Troy Elks December Dinners

We need your support as customers at our December fundraisers, so we can continue to best/serve our community. These funds will provide for many charitable programs.

  • Wednesday Night Dinners $11.00, Serving 4pm-6:30pm.

Includes coffee/tea & dessert. take-outs available

December 12th – Roast Turkey Dinner with all the trimmings.

  • Friday Night Dinners $12.00 Serving 5pm-7:30pm

Includes soup, potato, vegetable, coffee/tea & dessert.

December 21st – BR/FR Haddock or Stuffed Chicken Breast.

December 28th – BR/FR Haddock or Meat Loaf.

The lodge is located at 134 N. Greenbush Rd.; 518-283-1193.


Breakfast with Santa at Melvin Roads
Melvin Roads Post 1231 American Legion has scheduled their annual Breakfast with Santa to be held at the Post on Sunday, December 9th.  A breakfast meal will be served at a modest price from 8:30am to 12 Noon while photos with Santa will take place from 9:00am to 1pm.  A 4” x 6” colored photo will be given to each family right after the picture is taken.  The donation for each photo is $7.00.  Pets are welcome to have a photo with Santa taken as well!  Melvin Roads Post is a Toys for Tots drop off location, so the public is invited to consider bringing a new unwrapped toy with them that morning.  The Post is located at 200 Columbia Turnpike, East Greenbush, where there is ample parking available.  Any proceeds from the breakfast/photos will go toward the veterans’ programs promoted by this American Legion post.  For further information, call 518 462-7006.


Save the Date! Roast Beef Dinner

Join us on Friday, January 11th, 4-7pm, at the Transfiguration Parish Hall

Hillview Drive, Speigletown.

We will be serving another delicious dinner at a reasonable price.   We offer a salad, roast beef, potato, a vegetable, roll and butter. Adults, $11.00, Seniors (65+) $10.00 and affordable prices for teens and children.  We also offer beer, wine, soda and dessert for purchase.  Tickets will go on sale December 29 and 30 after the Masses.  You can contact the parish offices to make reservations and purchase tickets.  The office phone numbers are 518/235-0337 or 518/753-4554.  A limited number of tickets will be available at the door.



VFW Post 1938 Monthly Breakfast

Join us on Sunday, December 9th, from 8-11 a.m. Menu includes eggs cooked to order, french toast, pancakes, sausage, bacon, toast, potatoes, biscuits with sausage gravy, fruit, juice and coffee. Cost is $8 (age 13 and over), $4 (children 5-12), free (children under 5). The center is located at Poplar Avenue in Valley Falls.


All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti Dinner

The Sand Lake Kiwanis Club invites all to participate in a Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser on Saturday, December 8th, from 4PM to 7PM, at the West Sand Lake Fire House on Rt. 43. All-you-can-eat – $8.00 for adults and $5.00 for children 5 to 10 years old, kids under 5 are free. Meals will consist of spaghetti, meatballs, salad, bread, dessert & beverages. Take-out meals are also available by calling (518) 674-3677. A pasta dinner will continue to be held every second Saturday of each month. All proceeds support Kiwanis projects.



Glendora Vegetarian Club

What school did King Arthur go to?  Knight school.  Do we have vegan turkey? Yes, Tofurkey, Cedar Lakes vegan turkey slices, gardein turkey cutlets with gravy, Vegetarian Worthington smoked turkey roll,  vegetarian Quorn turkey roast and many more at the supermarkets.  Quorn has a new product: spicy chick’n patty.  The Glendora vegetarian club gave The Advertiser a party commemorating their generosity printing the community’s articles. We had 5 pints of vegan ice cream, and Gregory baked a vegan pistachio almond cake.  We served them in their office.  Our Towne, a monthly paper, started charging $25 for community announcements.  Red Robin lodge hosted a vegan potluck Thanksgiving Day, Schoolhouse Rd., 1 mile or so east off Rt. 20 east of the racetrack.  Every month Glendora appears on the 6:30 & 7:00pm news on channel 6 CBS urging all of us to be vegan, no animal products.

Live harmlessly. Dancing is the art of getting your feet out of the way before your partner steps on them.

~Glendora      518-610-5810


Special “Christmas” Senior Dinner

On Friday, December 21st, the members of the Edward C. Swartz Senior Center are having their annual “Christmas” Special Dinner. It starts at 12noon with a meal consisting of Fresh Ham with Gravy, Stuffing, Sweet Potatoes, Peas & Onions, Dinner Roll and Chocolate Ice Cream. The popular group “Over the Hill Gang” will be providing some great Christmas Music that we join in and sing along. Following the music, we will have refreshments served by some of our senior volunteers to close out the afternoon. Please plan on joining us for a great meal of delicious food, friends, and wonderful music. For reservations, or more information, please call 518 477-6581.

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