In Brief

Tissue paper art workshop scheduled

JOHNSTOWN — Children will learn how to make tissue paper canvas art from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday at Johnstown Public Library, 38 S. Market St. The program will be limited to one craft per child. For more information, contact Robert Weatherby at (518) 762-8317 or ...

Caroga Lake Music Festival to perform

GLOVERSVILLE — Caroga Lake Music Festival will perform at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, in the Carnegie Room at Gloversville Public Library, 58 E. Fulton St.

Diabetes Discussion slated for Thursday

JOHNSTOWN — The HealthLink Littauer, the community health and wellness service of Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home, will have its monthly educational program entitled “Diabetes Discussion” from 11 a.m. to noon Tuesday at their wellness center, 2 Colonial Court, according to a ...

‘Christmas in July’ car show scheduled

JOHNSTOWN — A “Christmas in July” Car Show to benefit a couple causes will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 13, in the parking lot of Advance Auto Parts, 209 N. Comrie Ave. According to promoter Lawrence Cross, the Christmas part of the event has to do in part with winners ...

Area garden tours slated for Saturday

AMSTERDAM — Eight gardens on the Amsterdam Area Garden Tour will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday arranged by the Friends of Amsterdam Free Library. The tour will feature rock gardens, water gardens, raised gardens, exotic gardens and organic gardens—rain or shine. This year ...

Veterans open house set for Wednesday

ALBANY — A veterans open house will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday in the third floor auditorium of the VA Medical Center, 113 Holland Ave. The tours and information about VA Healthcare Services will be available. To schedule a physical during the open house, call (518) 626-6617 by ...

Woodworking and art weekend to be held

NORTHVILLE — The 11th annual Woodworking and Fine Arts Weekend will be held from Friday through Sunday, July 19 to 21, sponsored the Northville Rotary Club. The event will begin with an artists reception at 4 p.m. and the show opening at 5 at Northampton Town Park, South Main Street. Free ...

Author to discuss topics from new book

FORT PLAIN — Historian Michael E. Newton will discuss three of the topics to be included in his new book, “Discovering Hamilton,” at 6 p.m. on Wednesday at Fort Plain Museum, 389 Canal St. Based on recently discovered legal testimonies from St. Croix, Newton will present new evidence ...

Civic Band to perform again on Wednesday

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Civic Band will present a second concert at 7 p.m. on Wednesday at Trail Station Park. The rain site will be Lexington Center, 127 E. State St. Other concert dates are Wednesdays, July 24 and 31 and Aug. 7 and 14. All programs begin at 7 p.m. Bring ...

Caroga Historical Museum opening reception scheduled

CAROGA — The Caroga Historical Association and Museum continues its 42nd season with an opening reception on Aug. 1, for an exhibit featuring painter and printer George Dirolf and sculptor Anthony Garner. The free reception will be held at the museum, 145 London Bridge Road, from 7 to 9 ...

Vacation Bible Extreme set

NORTHVILLE — The Baptist Church of Northville, 111 N. First St., will have Vacation Bible Extreme (VBX), “This Changes Everything” from 6:15 to 8:30 p.m. Monday through July 19, according to a news release. Each night: ∫ The kids will have games, treats, and a lesson from God’s ...

Library to host author; historian

FORT PLAIN — The Fort Plain Free Library, 19 Willett St., will have Norman Bollen, local historian, and Nancy Palker, memoir writer, at 6:30 p.m. on the following schedule to talk about their recently published books. The programs are free programs and are open to the public, according to a ...

Elizabeth Cady Stanton group announces scholarship winners

JOHNSTOWN — The Elizabeth Cady Stanton Women’s Consortium has announced the winners of its ninth annual scholarship awards to the top female students in the Participation in Government courses in 12 high schools in Hamilton, Fulton and Montgomery counties, as follows: Ivy Dulysz, ...

Hannaford and Mohawks team up for a food drive

AMSTERDAM — The Hannaford Supermarkets and the Amsterdam Mohawks will team up to support hunger relief efforts during a food drive at the team’s doubleheader against the Oneonta Outlaws on Friday at Rao Family Stadium at Shuttleworth Park, according to a news release. The collection will ...

Road closures set for 5k foot race scheduled for Saturday morning

GLOVERSVILLE — The Romano Acro Dance RAD Color Fun Run 5k road race will be held Saturday and city police are alerting motorist to road closures during the event. According to a press release, the race will take place starting at 9 a.m., with the city police and fire department providing ...

Church schedules events for weekend

GLOVERSVILLE — The following is for the Bleecker Street Church of Christ, 46 Spring St., according to a news release. ∫ From 4 to 7 p.m. Friday will be a church benefit dinner. The menu will consist of two hot dogs with meat sauce, homemade potato salad, corn on the cob, chips, ...

Frothingham library board meeting Friday

FONDA — Frothingham Free Library, 28 W. Main St., will hold a public board meeting on Tuesday at 7 p.m. For more information about the library, check out fonlib.blogspot.com or its Facebook page or call the library at (518) 853-3016 during library hours: Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday 11 ...

History roundtable at library Wednesday

FORT PLAIN — The Fort Plain Free Library, 19 Willett St., will have its local history roundtable from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, according to a news release. Those interested in local history are encouraged to share memories, family histories, vintage photo albums, post cards, ...

Library board set to meet on Tuesday

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Public Library, 58 E. Fulton St., will have its board of trustees meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.