Free community dinners being served across the area
CAPITAL REGION Volunteers will heap plates high with turkey and all of the trimmings today at sites across the Capital Region where free Thanksgiving meals are being served.
Following is a listing of some of the free meals available today:
• Equinox Inc.
Where: First Presbyterian Church at 362 State St. (corner of State and Willett streets); 434-0131
When: 1 to 4 p.m.
Details: Sit-down dinner open to the home-bound and anyone else who would otherwise not have a Thanksgiving dinner, no reservations required
• Capital City Rescue Mission
Where: 259 S. Pearl St., Albany; 462-0459, ext. 227
When: Chapel service at 11 a.m., dinner served from noon to 2 p.m.
Details: Sit-down dinner, but take-out is also available
• Crossroads Community Church
Where: 24 Division St., Amsterdam; 774-9996
When: 1 to 3 p.m.
Details: Sit-down dinner
• Union Fire Co.
Where: 219 Milton Ave., Ballston Spa; 885-7121
When: Noon to 4 p.m.
Details: Sit-down dinner with take-home meals available
• Economic Opportunity Council of Saratoga County’s Thanksgiving Dinner
Where: Presbyterian-New England Congregational Church, 24 Circular St., Saratoga Springs
Contact: EOC, 587-3158
When: Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Details: Sit-down dinner catered by the Olde Bryan Inn
• City Mission of Schenectady
Where: Wallace M. Campbell Dining Center, 512 Smith St.; 346-2275, ext. 301
When: 12:30 to 2 p.m.
Details: Sit-down dinner, open to any Schenectady resident
• Days Inn (formerly Holiday Inn Express)
Where: 160 Holiday Way, Schoharie
Contact: Schoharie County Office for the Aging, 295-2001
When: One seating at 1 p.m.
Details: Sit-down dinner, reservations not needed
Schoharie County meals are sponsored by the Community Thanksgiving Day Dinner Committee.