In Brief

Reunion committee release schedule

JOHNSTOWN — The reunion committee of the Johnstown High School, class of 1963, would like to remind its members that it is not too late to register for the reunion scheduled for Sept. 8, at the Holiday Inn. If anyone wants to attend, contact Carm D’Amore at (518) 762-8934, according to a ...

Country covered bridge class slated

GLOVERSVILLE — A country covered bridge class will take place from 2 to 4 p.m. Aug. 19, in art studio two at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. Ellen Lauziere will be the instructor. The cost is $25 for pre-registration; $40 at the door. Members receive a 20 percent ...

‘Forest escape’ acrylics class set

GLOVERSVILLE — The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, will have forest escape from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 22, in art studio two. Melanie Fay will be the instructor. The cost is $30 for pre-registration; $40 at the door. Members receive a 20 percent discount — enter the ...

Square dancing lessons scheduled

GLOVERSVILLE — The ED Center, 31 Spring St., will be having western square dancing from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. each Thursday, beginning Sept. 13. The first lesson will be free. Fore more information, call (518) 225-1405 or visit: TheShoeleatherExpress.com.

Stanton association to celebrate equality

The Elizabeth Cady Stanton Hometown Association will be celebrating Women's Equality Day with their annual garden party from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 27 at the home of Patsy and Tom Suydam, 601 S. William St. This year, the association has selected community leader, Sandra Maceyka, as the recipient of ...

Italian cooking class to take place

GLOVERSVILLE — An Italian cooking class will take place from 10 a.m. to noon Friday, in the teaching kitchen at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 State Route 30. Nita Preddice will be the instructor. The cost is $25 or one class pass. Members receive a 20 percent discount — ...

Free cancer screening event for women

AMSTERDAM — The Cancer Services Program of Fulton, Montgomery and Schenectady counties is offering the following free cancer screening events for women ages 40 to 64 who do not have health insurance. They may be eligible for a breast exam, pap test, mammogram and/or colorectal cancer ...

Annual memorial chicken dinner set

ST. JOHNSVILLE — The St. Johnsville Masonic Lodge 611, 24 Bridge St., will have its annual Bill Finch memorial chicken barbecue from 2 to 5 p.m. Aug. 19. The menu will consist of chicken, sweet corn, salt potatoes, baked beans, rolls, tossed salad, homemade pies, ice tea and lemonade. The ...

Teddy bear hospital at NLH on Sunday

GLOVERSVILLE — The Nathan Littauer Hospital, 99 E. State St., will be having a teddy bear hospital event from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday. Bring a teddy bear for a free checkup. There will be a free backpack for the first 200 kids, according to a news release. Those attending can do the ...

Renaissance Fair today in Fort Plain

FORT PLAIN — The 10th annual Renaissance Fair will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. today, at Windfall Dutch Barn, 2009 Clinton Road, County Highway 80. The event will include step dancers, games, vendors, and food by the Buccaneer Barbeque. Participants may wear period costumes. Admission ...

Concert Monday at the village marina

ST. JOHNSTOWN — Annie and the Hedonists will perform for the free village summer concert series from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Monday at the St. Johnsville Marina, 11 Old Meadow Road. Refreshments will be sold. For more information visit the St. Johnsville Marina’s Facebook page.

Road work set for counties Monday

The state Department on Transportation has announced area roadwork, starting Monday as follows: Montgomery County ∫ Town of Florida: Route 5S over Terwilleger Creek. Motorists will encounter one-way alternating traffic with flaggers in place due to bridge replacement. ∫ Village of ...

‘Exit West’ book talk on Tuesday

NORTHVILLE — A discussion of of the book “Exit West” by Mohsin Hamid will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday at Northville Public Library, 341 S. Third St. For more information, call (518) 863-6922 or email norlib@mvls.info.

Kids sing-along at library on Tuesday

GLOVERSVILLE — A free kids sing-along will be led by Beth Jacobs from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday at the Gloversville Library, 34 W. Fulton St. For more information, call Sally Fancher at (518) 725-2819 or email her at sfancher@mvls.info.

FFCS BOE to host meeting on Tuesday

FONDA — The Fonda-Fultonville Central School District Board of Education has scheduled a building and grounds committee meeting at 3 p.m. Tuesday in the superintendent’s office, according to a news release.

Transit commission meeting Thursday

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Transit Commission will meet at 5 p.m. Thursday at the Transit Building, 109 W. Fulton St., and is open to the public, according to a news release.

Office for the Aging menu

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Office for the Aging Nutrition Program meal sites are open to anyone 60 or older or their spouse regardless of age. The suggested contribution per meal is $3 and the guest charge for those not age 60 is $5. It is not necessary to be a member of a senior center or ...

GJSD accepting Pre-K applications

JOHNSTOWN — The Greater Johnstown School District is currently accepting applications for the Universal Pre-kindergarten Program for the 2018-2019 school year. All pre-kindergarten classes will be held at the Pleasant Avenue School. The applications need to be turned in as soon as possible. ...

Bolster Farm tour set for Saturday

GLOVERSVILLE — The Mohawk Harvest Cooperative Market will host a tour of Bolster Farm, 124 Kilts Road in Fort Plain, on Saturday at 11 a.m. The farm raises pastured pork and grass-fed beef and has an orchard. It implements sustainable regenerative practices to encourage carbon ...

Birch cove class planned

GLOVERSVILLE — The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, will have a birch cove class from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday (Aug. 29) in art studio two. Ellen Lauziere will be the instructor. The cost is $25 for pre-registration; and $40 at the door. Members receive a 20 discount — ...