In Brief

Mayfield church to hold Bible School

MAYFIELD — The Mayfield Central Presbyterian Church Vacation Bible School will be held from 9 a.m. to noon monday through Friday, each day, according to a news release. All area children are welcome. The children will go back in time and travel with the group to Rome. They will explore the ...

Arkell Museum to host Erie Canal event

CANAJOHARIE — The Arkell Museum will be having an Erie Canal event starting at 10 a.m. Thursday. The Corning Museum of Glass — GlassBarge and the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum’s Canal Schooner Lois McClure are scheduled to arrive around noon . Reserve tickets are required. The ...

Church to switch to summer hours July 1

MAYFIELD — The Mayfield Central Presbyterian Church will change to summer hours for worship starting on July 1 until Labor Day. The weekly services will begin at 9 a.m. with a hymn-sing. Call out the number of a favorite hymn and everyone sings along. At 9:15 a.m. worship will begin and will ...

Board of Education scheduled to meet

CANAJOHARIE — The Canajoharie Central School District board of education will meet on Monday for a special meeting at 7:30 a.m. in the high school conference room. Agenda is available on board docs, which is accessible on the district’s website at www.canajoharieschools.org.

Class of ‘78 reunion held at Paul Nigra

JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown High School class of 1978 will hold its 40th class reunion at the Paul Nigra Center for the Arts, Route 30, Gloversville, on Aug. 4, with RSVPs due by July 15. The following class members still need to be located: Tina Corsi, John Dorn, Robert (Mike) Edwards, ...

Herb garden class to begin Monday

GLOVERSVILLE — Delania Dunkovich will teach a beginners class on starting an herb garden from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. Cost will be $25 or one gift certificate, minus a 20 percent discount for center members. To register, visit ...

Elks Lodge to hold evening of music

AMSTERDAM — Amsterdam Elks Lodge 101 will hold an evening of music, food, dancing and cash bar at 5:30 p.m. on Friday at the lodge, 8 Fourth St. The event includes music as well as a free swing dance lesson at 6 p.m. before Betsy and the Byegons Band plays from 7 to 10 p.m. The lodge ...

Brooks BBQ set for Methodist church

FONDA — A Brooks barbecue, presented by the Fonda-Fultonville United Methodist Church, will take place from 2 to 6 p.m., or until sold out, on Thursday at the Park Street lot, across from Fonda Fairgrounds. The cost is $8 for half chicken and baked potato. The meal kits of fork, knife and ...

Civic Band presentation set

GLOVERSVILLE — A presentation on the Gloversville Civic Band is set at the Gloversville Public Library, 34 W. Fulton St., at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday. Tom and Janet Gerbino will present a history of the band and overview of music and highlights of this upcoming band season.

Mayfield Central class reunions set

MAYFIELD — The Mayfield Central High School classes of 1967, 1968 and 1969 class reunion will take place from 2 to 7 p.m. at the Concordia Club, 108 Concordia Club Road, Gloversville. The cost is $25 per person, according to a news release. If interested, contact swager110@yahoo.com for ...

Intro to photography class set at center

GLOVERSVILLE — Todd Bailey will teach an introduction to photography from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. He will show how to make better images with a smartphone or DSLR (digital single-lens reflex) camera. The cost will be $25, minus a ...

Library plans summer program

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Public Library’s summer program will begin on Monday. The theme of this year’s community project is “Libraries Rock!” The program was inspired by a bottle and can drive to benefit the elementary music programs at the Gloversville Enlarged School ...

New men’s group forming in July

JOHNSTOWN — Circle of Men, a new men’s group launching on July 6 will meet every Friday 6 to 8 p.m. at the Johnstown Senior Center for 12 weeks, according to a news release. “We are limiting the meeting group to 12 men in order to aid the process of friendship, bonding, trust, and ...

Handbell concert set for Saturday

GLOVERSVILLE — The Westminster Ringers Handbell concert will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. at the First Congregational United Church of Christ, 31 E. Fulton St., in Gloversville. The concert is free but voluntary The concert, a multi-sensory program under the direction of Larry Henning, will ...

Luncheon program ‘Stop the Bleed!’ set

GLOVERSVILLE — The Vitality Plus (ViP), HealthLink Littauer’s adult membership program for anyone age 50 and older, announced this month’s luncheon program titled, “Stop The Bleed!” will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday in Littauer’s auditorium, 99 E. State St. A ...

Monthly membership meeting scheduled

JOHNSTOWN — The Adirondack Chapter 602 of the Experimental Aircraft Association will hold its monthly general membership meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Fulton County Airport, off Route 67. The meeting is open to anyone with an interest in aviation. For more information, visit ...

Diabetes support group slated to meet

JOHNSTOWN — The HealthLink Littauer, the community health and wellness service of Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home, announced the Diabetes Support Group will meet from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at its wellness center, 2 Colonial Court, according to a news release. This free meeting is ...

Museum to host welcome reception

CAROGA LAKE — The Caroga Historical Museum opens its 41st season with a welcome reception with refreshments from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. June 28, for featured artist Kyle Hall. There is no admission fee and the event is open to the public. Hall, a self-taught artist who grew up exploring the ...

Pie and bake sale fundraiser slated

WELLS — The St. Ann’s Altar and Rosary Society will be having a fundraising pie and bake sale from 9 a.m. to noon June 30. There will be homemade pies of many different varieties along with sweet breads, quiches, cookies and cakes. All proceeds will help to continue the charitable work done ...

Task force to hold chicken barbecue

NORTHVILLE — The Sacandaga Task Force For Senior Living will be holding its annual chicken barbecue dinner, from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. July 21, in conjunction with the woodworking and fine arts weekend, from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. July 21, on the Village Green at the corner of Bridge and Main. ...