In Brief

Durey Creek to perform in Caroga

CAROGA LAKE — The Caroga Chapel, Chapel Road, will continue with the free concert series with the Durey Creek Bluegrass Band at 7 p.m. today. The program will consist of a variety of bluegrass and gospel songs. The admission will be free, however, a free will offering will be accepted, ...

Historical society to meet on Aug. 21

EDINBURG — The Edinburg Historical Society will meet at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 21 at the Edinburg Cemetery, Northville-Edinburg Road, for a tour led by Priscilla Edwards, Edinburg Historian. There will be a brief meeting at the Edinburg Cemetery where the nominating committee will present their ...

Kids cooking camp slated for Aug. 21

GLOVERSVILLE — The kid cooking camp two for ages 6 to 12 will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Aug. 21 through Aug. 23, in the teaching kitchen at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. The cost is $130 for pre-registration; $150 at the door, according to a news ...

Paint exchange Saturdays in August

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Latex Paint Exchange presently has about 150 gallons of good latex paint to give away free. The program, which is open from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. every Saturday in August, is held at the Fulton County Solid Waste Department, 847 Mud Road, according to a news ...

Horseback riding exhibition scheduled

BROADALBIN — A free horseback riding exhibition will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. on Friday at Springer’s Farm, 128 Lakeview Road. For more information, call Debbie Sams at (518) 883-8548 or email samsfarm@juno.com.

Ensemble set to perform on Saturday

AMSTERDAM — Keith Pray Big Soul Ensemble will perform from 7 to 9 p.m. on Saturday at Riverbank Park. Comprised of 17 of the capital district’s finest musicians, the Big Soul Ensemble performs a mix of original compositions and classic repertoire for an upbeat, swingin’ time that pays ...

Student attends conference

JOHNSTOWN —Fulton-Montgomery Community College graduate Rio Blundell recently attended the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders. The two and a half day conference presented by the American Association of University Women took place June 2 through 4 at the University of ...

Fiddle-based classics set for Thursday

FORT PLAIN — Sun Mountain Fiddle will present fiddle-based classics at the free summer music in the park series at 7 p.m. on Thursday in Haslett Park.

Not Just for Kids storytelling slated

FOR HUNTER — Claire Nolan will perform at Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site on Sunday at 6 p.m. as part of the annual Not Just for Kids Storytelling series. Her performance titled “Stories from my Backyard and Beyond: Adventure Begins at Home” will take place outdoors near the ...

Iroquois Indian Festival planned

HOWES CAVE — The 37th annual Iroquois Indian Festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sept. 1 and 2, at the Iroquois Indian Museum, 324 Caverns Road. The festival features an art market open exclusively to Iroquois artists. Both contemporary and traditional art forms will be showcased. Other ...

Town board to hold work session

CAROGA LAKE — The Caroga Town Board will hold a work session at 7 p.m. Aug. 28 at town hall. The board will discuss the phone system, repairs to the town hall roof, and all other business to come before them. The public is welcome to attend.

Town board meeting rescheduled

CAROGA LAKE — The Caroga Town Board will hold a work session at 7 p.m. Aug. 28 at town hall. The board will discuss the phone system, repairs to the town hall roof, and all other business to come before them. The public is welcome to attend.

Event planned at Fonda library

FONDA — The following are events for the Frothingham Free Library, 28 W. Main St. ∫ At 11 a.m. Aug. 21, a story hour about cars for preschool children including stories, singing and crafts. ∫ At 11 a.m. Aug. 24, a book discussion on “Before we Were Yours” by Lisa Wingate ...

Vacation Bible school slated

GLOVERSVILLE — The Mayfield Center Community Church, Red Bunch Loop Road, vacation Bible school will be conducted from 1:30 to3:30 p.m. Aug. 20 through Aug. 24. The theme will be “Son Quest Rain Forest.” All children are invited to attend, according to a news release. There will be a ...

Gorgen to share research Wednesday

FORT JOHNSON — Paul Gorgen, a board member of Kanatsiohareke Mohawk Community, will share his research on the complex interrelationships between Mohawks and Europeans in 17th-18th century Mohawk River Valley from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday at Old Fort Johnson, 2 Mergner Road. Admission ...

Gorgen to share research Wednesday

FORT JOHNSON — Paul Gorgen, a board member of Kanatsiohareke Mohawk Community, will share his research on the complex interrelationships between Mohawks and Europeans in 17th-18th century Mohawk River Valley from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday at Old Fort Johnson, 2 Mergner Road. Admission ...

Caroga Lake Music Festival to perform

CAROGA — The Caroga Lake Music Festival will perform from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday at Caroga Historical Association and Museum, 145 London Bridge Road. Admission is free, but donations to Caroga Lake Music Festival are welcomed. Participants should bring their own seating and dress for the ...

Non-fiction book club to slated to meet

CANAJOHARIE — A non-fiction book club will discuss “The Endurance: Shackleton’s Legendary Antarctic Expedition” by Caroline Alexander from 7 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday at the Arkell Museum and Canajoharie Library, 5 Erie Blvd. The Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, also known as the ...

Free story time for children scheduled

CANAJOHARIE — A free story time for children from babies to second-graders will take place from 11:15 a.m. to noon on Wednesday at the Arkell Museum and Canajoharie Library, 2 Erie Blvd. Parents and children can come hear and read stories, with movements, song and rhymes. For more ...

Glov. Civic Band to perform final concert

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Civic Band will present its final free concert on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Lexington Campus Gymnasium, 127 E. State St. Selections will include “Mancini Spectacular,” Mozart’s “Marriage of Figaro” overture, selections form “Man of LaMancha” and ...