In Brief

Board of Education meetings scheduled

BROADALBIN — The following Broadalbin-Perth Central School District Board of Education meetings will be held at 6 p.m. in the high school Virtual Advanced Placement room, according to a news release. ¯ Monday the regular monthly meeting. ¯ Thursday BOE workshop.

Alzheimer’s care group to meet today

JOHNSTOWN — The Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home announces the Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group will meet at 4 p.m. today at HealthLink Littauer, 2 Colonial Court, according to a news release. The support group meets on the second Thursday of each month and is for family ...

George Steele set to talk about nature

CANAJOHARIE — Nature and environmental educator George Steele will teach about plans animals and their habitats through song, stories and movement from 2 to 3 p.m. today at Arkell Museum, 2 Erie Blvd. His theater-in-the-round will include a group sing-a-long, such “Nature Lover,” ...

Free summer music concert tonight

FORT PLAIN — The Electric City Horns will perform for the free Summer Music in the Park series at 7 p.m. today at Haslett Park.

Crochet event at Arkell Museum

CANAJOHARIE — Crocheters and knitters are invited to a craft and chat event from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. today at Arkell Museum, 2 Erie Blvd. The program is for ages 10 and older. For more information, call Hannah Stahl at (518) 673-2314.

Library ice cream social on Friday

GLOVERSVILLE — A free ice cream social to mark National Ice Cream Day will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. on Friday at Trail Station Park, sponsored by Gloversville Public Library. Rain location will be at the library, 34 W. Fulton St. For more information, call Nicole Hauser at (518) 725-2819 ...

Wishfest celebration slated for Friday

AMSTERDAM — Music and food will be the attractions at the Sentinel Sunset Celebrations-WishFest from 5 to 10 p.m. on Friday, at Bridge Street and Mohawk Valley Gateway Overlook. Performing will be Flame, Vinny Williams Band, and Joyce and Chris Arndt. Bridge Street will be shut down for ...

Bluebillies band to play at waterfront

NORTHVILLE — The Bluebillies will perform from 6 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, at Northville Waterfront on Main Street. Rain venue will be B-Con Corner, Bridge and Main streets. According to a news release, the Bluebillies are a close-harmony singing and songwriting band based on the style of ...

Orquesta Akokan to play Riverbank Park

AMSTERDAM — Orquesta Akokan, 17-piece Latin band, will perform from 7 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, at Riverbank Park. According to news release, Daptone Records recording artists Orquesta Akokan is a band collective of Havana’s top musicians both young and old, joining forces with some of the ...

Seussical Jr. continues at FMCC

JOHNSTOWN — Foothills Family Productions will present the musical “SEUSSICAL Jr.” as its children’s summer production today through Saturday, at the Fulton-Montgomery County Community College Theater. The event will be at 7 p.m. today and Friday and 2 p.m. on Saturday. Tickets are ...

Arkell Museum to host MakerSpace

CANAJOHARIE — Arkell Museum, 2 Erie Blvd., will host a MakerSpace for people of any age to create, learn and experiment from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Friday. The museum will provide materials for many different kinds of hands-on activities to inspire creative thinking and problem solving, from ...

Library summer programs to start

NORTHVILLE — The Northville Public Library has scheduled nine summer programs, starting Saturday. Two New York State Council on the Arts book discussions will be held as follows: “Ninth Hour” by Alice McDermott on Tuesday at 7 p.m. and “Exit West” by Mohsin Hamid on Aug. 14 at 7 ...

Free ice cream social tonight

JOHNSTOWN — The New York State Council of Churches will host a free ice cream social and a concert by 317 today from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Charles Jenner Bandshell as part of the its conference in downtown Johnstown. Wemple and Edick’s have donated the ice cream for the event.

Johnson’s death remembered at Hall

JOHNSTOWN — Johnson Hall State Historic Site, 139 Hall Ave., will observe the anniversary of the July 11, 1774, death of Sir William Johnson by presenting a free program on “Disease, Death and Mourning in the 18th Century” on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The hall will be draped in ...

Library board to meet Tuesday

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Public Library, 34 W. Fulton St., will hold this month’s board of trustees meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Church to host garage sale July 28

SHARON SPRINGS — The Sharon Springs Methodist Church will hold the 27th annual Sharon Springs community wide garage sale on July 28, with sales beginning at 9 a.m. Free maps of sales are available at the church on Route 20 across from the school beginning at 8 a.m.  Several sales of ...

Civic Band to play a set on July 18

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Civic Band will perform at 7 p.m. on July 18, in Melchior Park. Rain site will be the Lexington Center gymnasium. The public is asked to bring lawn chairs or blankets in either case.

Craft Fair and barbecue on July 21

CAROGA — The Caroga Historical Museum will hold its annual craft fair and barbecue from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on July 21, on the grounds of the museum at 145 London Bridge Road. Food will be served from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., with music by Durey Creek Bluegrass Band from 11 to 2 p.m. Crafters, a ...

Magician coming to library on Aug. 10

CANAJOHARIE — Sam Sam the Magic Man will offer a hands-on workshop to teach a professional magic trick and how to put on a show on Aug. 10, from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Canajoharie Library, 2 Erie Blvd. Space is limited. RSVP one week in advance by Aug. 3, is required. For more information, ...

School to hold mattress sale

NORTHVILLE — The Northville Central School cafeteria will transform into a upscale mattress store from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday in an effort to raise money for the school’s soccer program, according to a news release. The student-athletes will double as salespeople for this one-day only ...