In Brief

Tops Market to offer a veterans discount Nov. 11

Tops Friendly Markets, which has a retail grocery store in Northville, will offer military personnel and their immediate families an 11 percent discount off their grocery bill on Veterans Day, Nov. 11. Tops will give an 11 percent discount off of a total order to veterans and immediate ...

MVEDD to host a meeting on economic development ideas

AMSTERDAM — The Mohawk Valley Economic Development District will hold an outreach meeting on a Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy at 10 a.m. on Oct. 31, at the Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce’s first floor conference room, 116 Riverfront Center, according to a news ...

Taste of Chocolate event Saturday

FONDA — It will be an evening of chocolate and fun. The Frothingham Library is hosting its fundraiser, the Taste of Chocolate at 6 p.m. Saturday, at St. Cecilia’s Hall, Broadway in the village. There will be chocolate treats to be tasted. Themed baskets will be raffled off. Most of the ...

Ham and scalloped potato dinner set

FULTONVILLE — The Fultonville Reformed Church will be having its annual ham and scalloped potato dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday. The cost is $9.50 for adults; $4.50 for children ages 6 to 12; and free for children ages 5 and younger. The dinner will consist of ham, scalloped potatoes, ...

Annual turkey dinner planned

MAYFIELD — The Mayfield United Methodist Church, 21 N. Main St., will hold its annual turkey dinner from 4 to 6:30 p.m. or until food runs out Saturday. Takeout will be available, according to a news release. The home cooked “Thanksgiving” dinner and all the fixings including desserts ...

Soup tasting and craft fair Saturday

CANAJOHARIE — The Van Alstyne Homestead Society will present its seventh annual soup tasting and craft fair from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at 42 Moyer St., according to a news release. The soups will be donated by local chefs and restaurants and there will be harvest specialties from local ...

Halloween party set for Sunday

PERTH — Perth Volunteer Fire Company will sponsor its annual Halloween kids party on Sunday starting at 1 p.m. at the fire station, 4080 Route 30. Children of all ages are welcome to attend with their costumes. Prizes and refreshments will be provided.

‘Peek into the Past’ walking tour slated

JOHNSTOWN — Johnstown Historical Society will host a walking tour, “Peek into the Past,” at 6 p.m. on Oct. 27. The tour will include Drumm House, Colonial Cemetery on Green Street, and the Johnstown Historical Society Museum. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for students, and free for ...

Annual cancer awareness event set

AMSTERDAM — The fifth annual cancer awareness fair will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, in the cafeteria at St. Mary’s Healthcare, 427 Guy Park Ave. Hosted by freshmen in the Hamilton-Fulton-Montgomery Pathways in Technology Early College High School program, the event ...

Ticket deadline for barbecue is today

JOHNSTOWN — Today will be the ticket deadline for a chicken barbecue sponsored by the Amsterdam-Gloversville-Johnstown Branch of the American Association of University Women on Oct. 26 from 3 to 6 p.m. in the parking lot next to the Johnstown McDonald’s near the intersection of routes 30A ...

Little bird painting course scheduled

GLOVERSVILLE — Melanie Fay will teach beginners classes on painting a little bird with acrylics on canvas from 6 to 8 p.m. on Oct. 24, and from 10 a.m. to noon on Oct. 29, in art studio two at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. The cost per class will be $30 with ...

Candle wicking and Japanese needlecraft

FORT PLAIN — East meets West at the Fort Plain Free Library, 19 Willett St., from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday. Sally Taylor will conduct a free workshop for adults on American candle wicking and the traditional Japanese needlecraft known as Sashiko. The two arts were born of necessity and are ...

Spooky window decorations course

GLOVERSVILLE — Melanie Fay will teach how to make shadow spooky window decorations from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, in art studio two at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. The cost will be $25, minus a 20 percent discount for center members. To register, visit ...

Gloversville Cash Mob plans its next ‘mobbing’

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Downtown Business Improvement District’s next monthly Cash Mob will be held on Oct. 25 at 12:45 p.m. to “mob” a Downtown Gloversville BID shop. The BID is offering a $10 voucher to the first 10 people who sign up to join the Mob. To join, email ...

Essential Oils course on Thursday

GLOVERSVILLE — Erica Darling will talk about essential oils and give participants an opportunity to unwind with N.A. Beverages and snacks infused with the oils from 6 to 8 p..m. on Thursday at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. The cost will be $10. For more ...

Moosefest set to be held on Sunday

JOHNSTOWN — The seventh annual public Moosefest will be held at the Moose Family Center 1185, 109 S. Comrie Ave., on Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. Admission will be $10 for adults, $5 for children 7 to 12, and from for children 6 and younger. Tickets cover food, draft beer, boxed wine, and ...

Transit Commission to meet on Thursday

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Transit Commission will hold a meeting at 5 p.m. Thursday at the Transit Building, 109 W. Fulton St. The meeting is open to the public.

Nature Club at the museum set to meet

AMSTERDAM — The Walter Elwood Nature Club’s next meeting has been scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday at the Horace J. Inman Center, 53 Guy Park Ave., — use the rear entrance. Dave Brownell will give a presentation on Australia. The program is free and open to the public, according to a news ...

Diabetes Discussion at HealthLink slated

JOHNSTOWN — The HealthLink Littauer, the community health and wellness service of Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home, announces a new program titled “Diabetes Discussion” will be held from 11 a.m. to noon Monday at its wellness center, 2 Colonial Court, according to a news ...

OESJ board meeting set for today

ST. JOHNSVILLE — The Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville Central School District Board meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. this evening in the auditorium at the junior-senior high school, 44 Center St.