Community Thanksgiving Dinners


  • Equinox Inc.
    • Where: First Presbyterian Church at 362 State St. (at the corner of State and Willett streets); 434-0131
    • When: Thursday, 1 to 4 p.m.
    • Details: Sit-down dinner, but home delivery within a 40-mile radius of downtown Albany is also available by calling in advance. The event is open to the home-bound and anyone else who would otherwise not have a Thanksgiving dinner. No reservations are required.
  • Turkish Cultural Center
    • Where: 291 Broadway, Menands; 951-0309
    • When: Thursday, 6 to 8 p.m.
    • Details: Sit-down dinner. Reservations are necessary and can be made by calling the center or by emailing The dinner is open to everyone.
  • Capital City Rescue Mission
    • Where: 259 South Pearl Street, Albany; 462-0459, ext. 227
    • When: Thursday, chapel service at 11 a.m., dinner served from noon to 2 p.m.
    • Details: Sit-down dinner, but take-out is also available.


  • Gloversville/Johnstown Councils of Churches
    • Where: Church of the Holy Spirit, South Main Street; 725-3143
    • When: Thursday, 10 a.m.
    • Details: sit-down dinner, but take-out and deliveries to shut-ins will be available. Call for reservations.


  • Crossroads Community Church
    • Where: 24 Division St., Amsterdam; 774-9996
    • When: Thursday, 1 to 3 p.m.
    • Details: Sit-down dinner, but home deliveries are available by calling in advance.
  • The Salvation Army of Amsterdam
    • Where: 267 Market Street, Amsterdam
    • When: Thursday, 11-12:30 p.m. 
    • What: A traditional Thanksgiving dinner is provided at no cost to the community.


  • St. Paul's Church
    • Where:27 State Street, Troy; 274-2633
    • When: Thursday, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.


  • Salty's Pub and Bistro
    • Where: 215 Guideboard Road, Clifton Park
    • Contact: Twin Bridges Rotary, 664-1332
    • When: Thursday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    • Details: Sit-down dinner or take-out. Home deliveries to the Clifton Park and Halfmoon area are also available by calling or posting at in advance. Reservations are required. They can be made by calling or by posting at
  • Union Fire Co.
    • Where: 219 Milton Ave., Ballston Spa; 885-7121
    • When: Thursday, 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: Thursday, noon to 1:30 p.m.
    • Details: Sit-down dinner catered by the Olde Bryan Inn. Home deliveries can be arranged by calling 581-3158 in advance.


  • City Mission of Schenectady
    • Where: Wallace M. Campbell Dining Center, 512 Smith St.; 346-2275, ext. 301
    • When: Thursday, 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m.
    • Details: Sit-down dinner, open to anyone who lives in Schenectady.
  • Bethesda House
    • Where: 834 State St. Schenectady; 374-7873
    • When: Wednesday, Nov. 21, noon to 3 p.m.
    • Details: Sit-down dinner, open to all Schenectady County residents.


  • Days Inn (formerly Holiday Inn Express)
    • Where: 160 Holiday Way, Schoharie
    • Contact: Schoharie County Office for the Aging, 295-2001
    • When: Thursday, one seating at 1 p.m.
    • Details: Sit-down dinner, reservations not needed. Transportation to the dinner is available by calling in advance.
  • Schoharie County meals are sponsored by the Community Thanksgiving Day Dinner Committee.

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