In Brief

Holiday stress program scheduled

 JOHNSTOWN — HealthLink Littauer, the community health and wellness service of Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home, announced a program titled Managing Holiday Stress will be offered on Tuesday from 10 to 11 a.m. at 2 Colonial Court. “You may not be able to avoid stressful ...

Local magicians to meet Tuesday

group of The Society of American Magicians, Assembly No. 24, meets at 7:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of the month at the S. W. Pitts Hose Co. of Latham on Old Loudon Road. Anyone 16 and older, with any interest in the art of magic whether it be performance, history, collecting or purely ...

Board of education meeting slated

NORTHVILLE — The Northville Central School District Board of Education will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the school’s lower level conference room.

Board of trustees meeting rescheduled

EDINBURG — The Common School District has rescheduled its board of trustees meeting to Wednesday, at 5 p.m. in the multipurpose room.

NCSD accepting Toys for Tots

NORTHVILLE — Toys for Tots new toy donations can be dropped off at Northville Central School through Dec. 15. There are boxes in the school’s main hallway and near the gymnasium entrance. Everyone bringing a new toy to the school when attending the varsity basketball game tonight will ...

Winter breakfast fundraiser slated

GLOVERSVILLE — A winter breakfast, sponsored by the class of 2019, will take place from 9 a.m. to noon Dec. 17 at the Gloversville Middle School cafeteria. The cost is $5 per person; $18 for a family four-pack. The event will include raffles, photo opportunities and more. Those interested ...

Christmas presentation planned for Sunday

GLEN — The public is invited The Glen Reformed Church, Route 161, will present “New Star,” a Christmas presentation by children, youth and adults at 9 a.m. Sunday. The public is invited. A community potluck brunch will follow. More information is available on the church’s Facebook ...

Annual holiday cookie sale slated

BROADALBIN — The Northampton United Methodist Church at Fish House, 1605 County Route 110, will have its annual Christmas cookie sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. The fundraiser event will include cards and gift baskets.

Craft and vendor sale slated for Sunday

GLOVERSVILLE — The Church of the Holy Spirit will be holding its second annual craft and vendor fair Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Shop with more than 24 vendors for home decor, candles, local honey products, clothing, skin care, Christmas items, handmade items, among many other gifts. ...

Clerk’s office to be closed

NORTHAMPTON — The town clerk’s office will be closed today, Thursday and Dec.15. The clerk’s office hours will be from 9 a.m. to noon on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.

Christmas cantata planned Sunday

MAYFIELD — The Presbyterian Church will host its annual Christmas Cantata on Sunday at 4 p.m. “I Hear the Prophet Callin’” by Pepper Choplin, will be performed by the church choir along with many friends and several local musicians. The cantata, which has billed itself as an ...

Crafters group meeting planned

FONDA — The Frothingham Free Library located at 28 W. Main St. will be hosting its craft group on Monday at 2 p.m. Crafters can learn how to knit, crochet, or bring their current project to share with the group. For more information about the Frothingham Free Library check out ...

Sensory Santa visits Paul Nigra Center

GLOVERSVILLE — Activities inspired by the story “The Polar Express” by Chris Van Allsburgn will be featured on Saturday from noon to 3 p.m. at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. Concessions will be available and so will Santa Claus, who will make an appearance for ...

Free December programs at library

AMSTERDAM — The Amsterdam Free Library has scheduled programs through mid-December, as follows: ∫ Today — MiniMakers preschool learning hour: measurements at 10:30 a.m.; Christmas holiday movie, “The Man Who Saved Christmas,” at 6 p.m.; and the Christmas ornament series: wooden ...

Pancakes and photos with Santa, Saturday

GLOVERSVILLE — Santa will be at the Senior Center from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, for a public homemade breakfast with children. The volunteer elves will be serving pancakes covered in syrup, grilled sausages, fresh fruit and old-fashioned hot chocolate with marshmallows. Admission will ...

Ugly Sweater party at Hales Mills

JOHNSTOWN — Hales Mills Country Club, 146 Steele Road, is hosting its annual Ugly Sweater Party on Saturday, from 6 to 9 p.m. Music by the Sophisticats. For more information, call (518) 736-4622.

Learn how the ‘Grinch finds Christ’ Sunday

GLOVERSVILLE — His heart may be three sizes too small at first, but Dr. Seuss’s Grinch will open his ticker to the true meaning of Christmas when North Main Street United Methodist Church, 316 N. Main St., stages “How the Grinch Found Christ in Christmas” at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday. ...

Liaisons Plaisantes, an 18th century reenactment band, will perform a holiday concert at The Revival, 1441 Route 30, at 3 p.m. on Dec. 16. (Photo submitted)

Liaisons Plaisantes performs Dec. 16

WELLS — The Revival, 1441 Route 30, will present a holiday concert at 3 p.m. Dec. 16, featuring Liaisons Plaisantes (pictured above), an 18th century reenactment band presenting Christmas music originally recorded at the historical Johnson Hall. They are the house band at Johnson Hall, ...

Woodworking event Friday evening

NORTHVILLE — Master woodworker and artist/craftsman Michael P. Kratky will be featured at a holiday reception at Sacandaga Valley Arts Network’s arts center from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, at its new location, 303 S. Main St. Kratky will be on premises with his lathe, turning wooden, Christmas ...

Holiday concert and benefit Saturday

GLOVERSVILLE — Joyous Sounds of the Season, a holiday concert featuring Olivia Esposito, Paul Whitney, Jessica and Sam Zimmerman, Don Ambrosino and Sue Shrader, will be performed on Saturday, at 2 p.m. at the Church of the Holy Spirit, 149 S. Main St. The show is a collection of holiday ...