HIGH NOTES: PB&J to help Nisky kids; Lion’s Club barbecue fundraiser


In Niskayuna, residents are celebrating Peanut Butter and Jelly Day throughout the month of April by making sandwiches and donating them to families in need through the Nisky NOW (Nutrition on Weekends) program. Nisky Now provides a weekly delivery of food to families of district students in need. Donations of sandwiches and other food can be made at four locations: Nisky NOW Pantry (door 21 on the Van Antwerp Road side of the Niskayuna School District offices) from 4 to 5 p.m. Thursday, April 29 ; 2 Chestnut Lane from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily ( leave the items on the porch); Niskayuna Fire Department #1, 1079 Balltown Road, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays; and at the main entrance of the Niskayuna District Office, 1239 Van Antwerp Road. Donors should leave items in a bag labeled “Nisky NOW Donations.” For more information about the program, including how to obtain assistance and to donate, visit: https://www.niskayunaschools.org/niskynow.

In Galway, the Galway Lion’s Club is helping raise money to support youth programs, sight and hearing services and local fire departments through a chicken barbecue dinner. The club is encouraging people to pre-order meals for drive-through pickup on Friday, May 7. The meals, available for $12 each in advance or $13 on the day of the event, include a half-chicken grilled in Ed Dugout’s famous sauce, salt potatoes with butter, fresh-made coleslaw, a dinner roll and bottle of water. The pickup site, which will be open from 3 to 6:30 p.m. on May 7 or until the meals are sold out, is located at the Lions Building, 2167 East St., Galway. Meals, which will be delivered right to individual vehicles, are being provided by Ed’s Dugout and sponsored by the Galway Lion’s Club. To preorder, email: [email protected] or call 518-882-6516. For more information on the Galway Lions Club, visit: https://www.galwaylionsclubny.org/.

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