In Brief

Board of education meeting planned

JOHNSTOWN — The school district board of education will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday in the high school small cafe. The meeting is open to the public. Its facilities committee will meet at Pleasant Avenue Elementary at 5 p.m. for a walk-through of the building.

Johnstown school board meeting set

JOHNSTOWN — The school district board of education will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, in the high school small cafe. This meeting is open to the public. The GJSD Facilities Committee will meet at Pleasant Avenue Elementary at 5 p.m. for a walk through of the building.

Chicken and biscuit dinner planned

WELLS — The United Methodist Church is holding a Chicken and Biscuit Dinner on Wednesday from 4 to 6:30 p.m. The menu consists of chicken in gravy on fabulous biscuits from Bev Peters, mashed potatoes, green beans and carrots, beverage, and desserts. Cost is by donation. Take-outs and ...

Master craftsman coming to town

NORTHVILLE — Friday, from 4 to 7 p.m., the SVAN Arts Center will open with a holiday reception at its new location at 303 S. Main St., featuring master woodworker and artist/craftsman, Michael P. Kratky. Kratky will be on premises with his lathe, turning wooden, Christmas trees and Harry ...

Edinburg school board to meet

EDINBURG — The Common School District will hold their board of trustees meeting on Dec. 13 at 5 p.m. in the multi-purpose room.

Half day planned for Fort Plain schools

FORT PLAIN  —  The Central School District is scheduled to hold a half day for students on Dec. 15 as faculty and staff will attend the second professional development day of the school year. Students will be released from the junior/senior high school at 10:30 a.m. and Harry Hoag ...

Celebrate Christmas with an Irish tenor

GLOVERSVILLE — Join the Paul Nigra Arts Center on Sunday Dec. 17, from 2 to 3 p.m. for a christmas celebration with Tim Keegan. Tim Keegan is a well-known Irish tenor who sang for many years with the Foothills Trio and, more recently, the Inter-Mountain Trio. Keegan often performs at ...

Christmas concert set for Saturday

GLOVERSVILLE — On Saturday at 2 p.m.,”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 at the Church of the Holy Spirit, 149 S. Main St. to benefit Mother Teresa’s ...

Arts center to open in new location

NORTHVILLE — The Sacandaga Valley Arts Network’s Northville Arts Center, at its new location at 303 S. Main St., is re-opening this Friday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. with a holiday reception. Gallery Coordinator Sandra Peters urges all to come and enjoy the new art offerings from local, SVAN ...

Chair yoga class planned

GLOVERSVILLE — Chair yoga with Dori will be on Wednesday Dec. 6,13 and Jan. 3 and 10 at 10:45 to 11:30 a.m. This is a nice way to ease into the practice. The class costs $12 and four classes cost $40. It is also for individuals who prefer a gentle approach to flexibility and poses. This ...

Wreaths Across America planned

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Local volunteers are working to ensure that all veterans laid to rest at the Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery are honored on Dec. 16, on National Wreaths Across America Day. The ceremony will be held simultaneously across the country at more than 1,200 ...

Christmas Eve service planned

SPECULATOR —There will be a candlelight Christmas Eve service at 6 p.m. on Dec. 24 at North Country Bible Fellowship on Elm Lake Road in Speculator. Everyone is invited to attend.

Historical society’s Christmas party set

BROADALBIN — The Broadalbin Kennyetto Historical Society will hold a Christmas party will be held on Dec. 19 at 6:30 p.m. at Wine & Roses. The choices will be turkey or ham dinner or vodka penne with sausage. The society will accept a non-perishable food item for the Broadalbin ...

Free holiday movie slated

SPECULATOR — North Country Bible Fellowship on Elm Lake Road will be showing a free movie on Dec. 15 at 7 p.m. There are free refreshments and everyone is invited. The movie is “The Christmas Candle” which is a timeless holiday film for the whole family. Deep in the heart of the ...

Flame to perform holiday classics

GLOVERSVILLE — Flame will perform music from its new CD, “Christmas Classics,” on Thursday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, Route 30. The public will be able to buy the CDs at the free concert. The band will be available for autographs. Raffles are planned.

‘Polar express’ event at Nigra Saturday

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 ...

Breakfast with Santa planned

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 ...

How to make holiday cookies planned

GLOVERSVILLE — Delania Duncovich will teach how to make holiday cookies for beginners from 6 to 8 p.m. on Dec. 12, in the teaching kitchen at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. Special accommodations are available. The cost will be $30, minus a 20 percent discount for ...

Get your groove on with Gretchen

GLOVERSVILLE — Get your groove on with Gretchen Tuesdays Dec. 5, 12, 19 from 3:30 to 4:15 p.m. at the lower level dance studio. The cost is $25 per class or 1 gift card. This class is open to all and is beginner level. Special accommodations are available. To register visit ...

Glass-painting party planned Dec. 12

LAKE PLEASANT — St. Hubert's of the Lakes Episcopal Church, 2547 Route 8, will hold a glass-painting party Dec. 12, at 6 p.m. Wine and other glasses will be provided by instructors Carol Waller and Shirley Smith. Materials will be provided. The fee is $25, which will benefit the needy ...