Dining

Dining 10.28.21

Glendora Vegetarian Club

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Jokes – 1. Glendora regrets to inform you that this month’s meeting of the Clairvoyance Club has been canceled due to unforeseen circumstances.

2. A man wanted to join Paranoids Anonymous, but they would not tell him where they held their meetings.

3. Have you heard of the TV show “60 Minutes”? Glendora has a TV show called “Thirty Seconds.”

4. A man said, “If I ever need a heart transplant, I want the heart of my boss; it has never been used.” For more information, visit americanvegan.org.  Contact Glendora’s Vegetarian Club at 518 931-0266 in Albany NY.

East Greenbush Fire Company Food Days

EAST GREENBUSH – The East Greenbush Fire Company is Hosting their next food days at 68 Phillips Rd at the Fire Station. The dates are October 29 and October 30 running from 11:00 am – 7:00 pm. The days have all the good food as previous days like sausage sandwich , quesadilla all types , french fries, or fried oreos . There are many other items to try from Sarchiotto’s Food . The company supports the East Greenbush Fire Company. So come and enjoy and again thank you for your support.

Brooks BBQ at Schodack Valley Fire Department

CASTLETON – The Schodack Valley Volunteer Fire Co. is hosting a take out Brooks BBQ on Saturday, October 30th from 3-6pm. Price is $13.00 which includes half chicken with baked potato, coleslaw, roll and dessert. Please reserve your dinners by calling 518-929-9061 or 518-466-4008 Please leave message if no answer with name ,phone number and number of dinners needed. You can also email your order at SVFDBBQ@nullgmail.com . Our fire station is located at 1553 Schodack Valley Rd. Castleton NY.

Roast Pork Dinner

East Greenbush – Van Rensselaer Star Chapter #256, Order of the Eastern Star in East Greenbush is holding a Roast Pork Dinner on Saturday, November 6th  from 4:30–6 p.m.  TAKE OUT ONLY.The cost is $15 and reservations with money are required and binding.  The menu includes:  roast pork with gravy, mashed potatoes, vegetable, apple sauce and dessert.

Reservations must be placed by calling Nancy at 518-477-7101.  Deadline for reservations is October 30th.  Orders can be picked up at the Masonic Temple, 710 Columbia Turnpike, East Greenbush after 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 6th.

Averill Park Fire Department Breakfast Sandwich Fundraiser

AVERILL PARK – Please support our Breakfast Sandwich Fundraiser being held Sunday, October 31, 2021 from 8:00 am until 11:00 am at the Averill Park Fire Station located at 35 Eastern Union Turnpike.  Drive up and order your choice of ham, bacon or sausage on this 2-egg delicious sandwich for just $6 each!!  Proceeds are used to offset costs for equipment that is used in our communities.  

We really appreciate your support and invite you to stop in and see what we do.  This is a very rewarding activity for someone who would like to volunteer to help others in their community.  We would love to talk to you more about the opportunity.

Rensselaer Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast

RENSSELAER – The Rensselaer Kiwanis Pre-Election Day Pancake Breakfast is Back ! Sunday, October 31, 2021 8:00 AM -11:30 AM at the Rensselaer Boys and Girl’s Club, 544 Broadway, Rensselaer, NY. Costume Welcomed ! Treat Bags ! Raffles ! 50-50 Drawing ! Adults $8.00, Children 5-12 $4.00, under 5 Free. Advanced Ticket Sale: Contact us at kiwanisrensselaer@nullgmail.com, call or text 518-288-7232 or feel free to just come and join us that day. Help Us to Continue to Help our Community. Hope to see you there!

Italian Community Center “Drive Thru” Spaghetti & Meatball Supper

TROY – The Election Eve tradition continues – The ICC Spaghetti & Meatball Supper to benefit the ICC Soup Kitchen and local food pantries, will be held on Monday, November 1, 2021 from 4 – 7 pm at the Italian Community Center (ICC), 1450 Fifth Avenue, Troy NY. The event will feature a takeout-drive-up menu only consisting of spaghetti, meatballs, bread and dessert. Cost is $10 donation adult / $3 children (correct change appreciated). No pre-ordering needed. For more information contact Kellie, at 518-262-6819 between 2-6 pm M-F. Please follow all COVID-19 guidelines when picking up orders. Thank you as always for supporting this event and the soup kitchen at the ICC.

St. Michael’s Church Election Day Soup Sale 

TROY – The Women’s Guild of St. Michael’s Church located on Williams Road Troy are sponsoring their Election Day Soup Sale. We will be selling varieties of homemade soups.(Beef Barley Beef chili,  Turkey chili, Butternut Squash, Chicken Vegetable, Tomato, New England Clam Chowder, Minestrone, Broccoli Cheddar, Pasta Fagioli ) November 2, 2021, Take-Out only from 9am until sold out. Also preorder is available call Veronica at 518-283-4742. Thank you for your support.

Election Day Dinner

TROY – The Polish American Club, 507 1st St. Troy, is having their Annual Election Day Dinner, Nov 2, 2021. 2pm-7pm. Dinners for Take out or Eat In. Polish Plate $13 or Spaghetti and Meatballs $11. Call 518-272-2676.

East Schodack Fire Co. Annual Chicken and Biscuit Dinner

EAST SCHODACK – East Schodack Fire Company will hold our annual Election Day Chicken & Biscuit Dinner on Tuesday, November 2nd starting at 4:00 pm. This will be a take-out dinner only. Adults $15.00 and Kids $8.00. Menu will be Tender Pulled Chicken, Homemade Gravy, Buttermilk Biscuits, Real Mashed Potatoes, Vegetable Medley, Cabbage Salad and Strawberry Cream Pie for Dessert. Please call 518-477-3366 to reserve your dinner and pick up time. If voting, pick up inside at kitchen window or can pick up at kitchen door if only doing take out.

Hope’s Kitchen Free Thanksgiving Dinner

LANSINGBURGH – Make your reservations now to guarantee your preferred seating time as Hope’s Kitchen, a ministry of Hope Lutheran Church, Troy, and Cornerstone Community Church of Lansingburgh, is serving a free sit down only early Thanksgiving Dinner on Thursday, November 4, at Cornerstone Church, 570 3rd Avenue, Troy. On the menu: Roast turkey breast, stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, butternut squash, rolls and butter, coffee, hot and iced tea. Reservations are required for the sit- down dinner with your choice of seating at 4 PM, 5 PM or 6 PM. Masks required until seated. To make your reservation, call Nancy at 518-235-3851. Free will donation gratefully accepted.

Roast Pork Dinner – Drive Through-Take Out Only

WYNANTSKILL – Fall has arrived and it is time for our annual Roast Pork Dinner on November 6, 2021 from 4:30 PM to 6:00 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, and for dessert pie. Price for a ticket is $14.00 for adult, $6.00 for children 5 to 12 and under 5, free. This is DRIVE THROUGH TAKE OUT ONLY. The Church is located at the corner of Main Avenue and Church Street in Wynantskill. Reservations can be made by calling the Church Office at 518-283-4420 and leave your name, phone number and number of dinners needed.

East Schodack Fire Company Pizza Night

EAST SCHODACK – Please join us for our Drive-Thru Only Pizza Night Saturday, November 6th.

Menu includes: Fresh Homemade Dough –Cheese Pizza (red or white) $9, Extra Toppings $1 each for ½ pizza, $1.50 each for whole pizza. “The Works”- $15. Chicken wings- 10 for $12, Mozzarella Sticks- six for $4, Fresh Garden salad $4 a bowl

Pick up times begin at 4:00, Call 518- 479-3366 after 2:00pm to place your order. Pizza Nights will be the first Saturday of each month till June.

We will also be collecting new pajamas for 518 pajamas. This is a program run by Unity House of Troy’s Holiday Program. If you would like to donate, please bring new unwrapped pajamas to add to our drop box.

BSA Troop 522 Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser

EAST SCHODACK – BSA troop 522 of East Schodack will hold a spaghetti dinner fundraiser on Sat. Nov. 6 from 4-7pm at St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church on route 7 in East Schodack. Come support the troop and enjoy homemade meatballs and sauce, pasta, bread, salad, and dessert. Eat-in or take-out. $12 for adults, $7 for children under 12.

VFW Post 1938 Valley Falls Breakfast

VALLEY FALLS – The monthly breakfast at VFW Post 1938, Poplar Avenue, Valley Falls, NY 12185 will be held on Sunday, November 7 from 8-11 a.m. Menu includes eggs cooked to order, french toast, pancakes, sausage, bacon, potatoes, biscuits with sausage gravy, fruit, juice and coffee. Cost is $10 (age 13 and over), $5 (children 5-12), free (children under 5).

Veterans Day Dinner

VALLEY FALLS – VFW Post 1938, Poplar Ave, Valley Falls will serve a roast beef dinner on Friday, November 12 from 5-7 p.m. to honor Veterans. Dinner is free for Veterans and active duty, $10 for ages 13 and over, $5 for children 5-12.

Kiwanis Pasta Dinner Fundraiser

SAND LAKE – The Sand Lake Kiwanis Club wants to invite all to participate in the next Pasta Dinner fundraiser on Saturday, November 13th from 4PM to 7PM at the Sand Lake Veterans Hall on Rt. 43. Cost: $10 for adults, $5 for Kids (10yrs. & Younger), or $25 Special for a Family of 4. Meals will consist of pasta, meatballs, salad, bread, & dessert. All Meals are Drive-Up/Take-Out.  Pre Orders may be made starting at 2 PM (on the day of the event) by calling (518) 421-1339. Pasta Dinners will continue to be held every second Saturday of each month. All proceeds support Kiwanis community projects. 

Wreaths Across America Roast Beef Dinner

WYNANTSKILL – The American Legion Post 1489 at 111 Main Ave. In Wynantskill will be holding our 5th annual roast beef dinner to benefit Wreaths Across America on Saturday, November 13th from 2-6pm.

Once again, this year’s event will be takeout only. Dinner will include roast beef, gravy, mashed potatoes, mixed vegetables, and dinner roll for $15. We will be taking pre-orders until Wednesday, November 10th. This event sells out every year, so please place your order well in advance as walk-in orders will not be guaranteed. You may call 518-227-7438 to reserve your dinner.

All proceeds will be used to purchased wreaths which will be placed on veterans’ graves at Saratoga National Cemetery on Saturday, December 18th. If you wish to make a donation to help us meet this year’s goal of 600 wreaths, you may make donations at the post or go online to WreathsAcrossAmerica.org and use our fundraising group ID# NY0160. We hope to see you there, and thank you in advance for your support!

Nassau Fire Spaghetti Dinner

NASSAU – Nassau Hose Company take out Spaghetti Dinner on November 14, 2021 from 5 PM to 7 PM at the Fire House , 26 Chatham Street, Nassau. Spaghetti, Meatballs, drink, for $10 in a take out container. Drive in from the Nassau Village Park on John Street thru the Fire House driveway. You won’t even have to get out of your vehicle. Help support the Nassau Hose Company with a great diner.

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