Upcoming special events, donation drives, benefits and fundraisers!

Planning an event?

Do you have a great idea for an event and would like to partner with Franklin Community Center?  Contact Mary Beth McGarrahan at 518-587-9826 x227 or email her at [email protected]!

Event Sponsorship

We are currently planning our 2022 special events and fundraisers and we’d love to add your name or your business as one of our event sponsors! Click here for the 2022 Corporate Giving Opportunities . Simply complete the Sponsorship Response form in the packet or online with our Sponsorship Response Form. You may also call (518) 587-9826 x227 to talk to Mary Beth, Development Director, about how best we can tailor a package for your business.

Annual Cocktail Party to be held on September 29, 2022

Please save the date for our annual cocktail party! We will be hosting the event at our Arpey Family Community Center, located at 95 Washington Street, on Thursday, Sept. 29 from 6 – 9PM.  More details to come but don’t miss this fun, festive event!  All proceeds raised will support the programs and services of Franklin Community Center.

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Saratoga International Flavorfeast to benefit FCC on October 8, 2022

On Saturday, October 8th from 11am to 4pm you can enjoy an International tasting experience in Saratoga Springs!

Feast on flavors from a variety of countries including France, China, Japan, Italy, Mexico, and America, among others, making this food event one of its kind!

Franklin Community Center will benefit from the sale of the raffle tickets.  So remember to BUY THOSE TICKETS!

Admission to Flavorfeast is FREE, restaurants in downtown area are featuring samples for a $1.

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550 Waterfront Octoberfest to benefit FCC on October 15, 2022

Join 550 Waterfront on October 15th from 12 PM – 6 PM to enjoy the First Annual Oktoberfest at 550 Waterfront Restaurant & Bar!

The event will be outdoors with live music, a Stein Hoisting contest held at 4 PM, a costume contest, pumpkin painting, face painting, corn hole, and many more activities with gorgeous scenery.

And, best part, Franklin Community Center will benefit from the sale of their 50/50 raffle.  So remember to BUY THOSE TICKETS!

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Save the Date! Cantina for a Cause, Wednesday, Nov. 9

On Wednesday, November 9th, Cantina in Saratoga Springs, NY will be donating 33% of all lunch, dinner and drink proceeds to benefit Franklin Community Center.  Please join us any time from 11:00am – 9pm and bring your friends and family to support a wonderful cause. All of Cantina’s donations will go to support Franklin’s programs and services! Looking forward to the date!!

Toys for Toga Gift Drive, November – December

We will again be teaming up with DeCrescente Distributing Company, Inc. for the annual Toys For Toga donation drive. More details to come!

Blood Drive at FCC, Thursday, May 4th

We look forward to hosting another blood drive here at the Arpey building at FCC on Thursday, May4th.

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40th Anniversary Fundraiser Event, Friday, Sept. 22, 2023

We are busy working on our celebration plans for our 40th anniversary year!  We’ll be hosting a celebration event at The Canfield Casino so please mark your calendars for this evening!