In Brief

Free star parties offered at arboretum

ESPERANCE — Free star parties to view the night skies will be held at 9 p.m. on May 3 and 4, at Landis Arboretum, 174 Lape Road, starting at the meeting house. Members of Albany Amateur Astronomers will provide telescopes for viewing nebulae, star clusters, galaxies, double stars, planets ...

Vendor spots available for sale

NORTHVILLE — The Northville Central School Interact Club is selling vendor spots for the villagewide Garage Sale May 4 to 5. Spaces are available in the school’s south/soccer field parking lot for $15 for one parking space or $25 for two. Vendors should email Mika Irie at ...

Women’s dinner set for May 13

SPECULATOR — North Country Bible Fellowship on Elm Lake Road is planning its Women’s Dinner on May 13 at 5:30 p.m. at the church. The theme this year is R-E-A-L [relationship, encouragement, accountability, laughter]. The speaker will be Rachel Nelson from Speculator. Tickets for the ...

Annual garage sale addresses sought

MAYFIELD — The annual town and village garage sales will be held on Saturday, May 11 starting at 8 a.m. If a resident is participating, call the village clerk at (518) 661-5165, Ext. 27 or leave address on village of Mayfield’s Facebook page. All participants’ addressess will be ...

Celebrate Earth Day by gardening Monday

GLOVERSVILLE — Dea Duncovich will lead Celebrate Earth Day by Gardening from 6 to 7 p.m. on Monday in the teaching kitchen of the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. The class is for students with autism, Down syndrome, sensory processing disorder, other learning ...

Quality of life program planned

AMSTERDAM — HealthLink Littauer, the community health and wellness service of Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home, will hold a program titled “Soup, Salad and Self-Management” on Tuesday, April 30, from 3:30 to 6 p.m. at Bosco’s Family Restaurant, 165 Division St. “This ...

One-day bus trip to Mark Twain house

AMSTERDAM — The Herkimer County Historical Society will sponsor a one-day bus trip to Hartford, Conn., and the Mark Twain House on Saturday, May 18, with a pickup at Amsterdam park and ride. The bus will depart from Clinton and Herkimer with an option to pick up at the Amsterdam Park and ...

Music social planned for May

AMSTERDAM — The Amsterdam Elks Lodge 101, 8 Fourth Ave., will be having a music social from 7 to 10 p.m. May 3, according to a news release. The doors will open at 5:30 p.m. The cost is $10 at the door. Joe’s Boys Band will provide the music. For more information, call Michelle ...

Easter Eggstavaganza event scheduled for this Saturday

AMSTERDAM — There will be an Easter Eggstravaganza from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 1250 Riverfront Center. Early check in time starts at 10:30 a.m. There will be Easter egg hunts —bring your own basket — 11 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 11:45 a.m., noon 12:15 p.m., 1 p.m., 1:15 p.m., 1:30p.m., ...

District seeks board candidates

NORTHVILLE — The Northville Central School District is seeking people wishing to run for the board of education. The district’s budget vote and board of education election are held each year on the third Tuesday in May. The board members serve five-year terms. The terms rotate among the ...

Canal Clean Sweep slated for April 27

FORT HUNTER — The Canal Clean Sweep will be held on Saturday, April 27, from 8 a.m. to noon at Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site, 129 Schoharie St. and Yankee Hill Lock on Queen Anne Road. The clean up is a volunteer project organized by the Friends of Schoharie Crossing and will clear ...

Breakfast with Easter Bunny set for Saturday

AMSTERDAM —Breakfast with the Easter Bunny will be 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday at GFWC Century Club, 130 Guy Park Ave. Cost is $8 per person, $5 for children between the ages of four to 12, and children younger than 3 are free. There will be fun for the whole family, including crafts and ...

Museum slated to host Easter Egg hunt

AMES — An Easter egg hunt will be held at the Ames Museum on Saturday from noon to 2 p.m. The museum will be open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and is located at 611 Latimer Hill Road. For more information, call (518) 673-5820.

Open mic night planned for today

JOHNSTOWN — The 50 Plus Club of Johnstown will host an Open Mic Night today at 6 p.m. at the Shirley J. Luck Johnstown Senior Center. Do you play guitar, write poetry, tell jokes or have some other talent you’d like to share? Then get to the center by 5:30 p.m. and sign up for a spot on ...

Superintendent to hold budget presentation

JOHNSTOWN — Greater Johnstown School District Superintendent Patricia Kilburn will provide a public school budget presentation at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 1 N. Market St., at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

Crafts class slated for this Tuesday

JOHNSTOWN — HealthLink Littauer, the community health and wellness service of Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home, announced a class titled “Seasonal Crafts…April Mosaics” is scheduled for Tuesday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at its wellness center, 2 Colonial Court. “Experience the ...

Alzheimer’s education session scheduled

GLAWAY — Galway Public Library, 5264 Sacandaga Road, will host an Alzheimer’s education session on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. Alzheimer’Association will present Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body, with tips from the latest research. To register, call Victor at (518) 867-4999, Ext. 200 ...

Public Library set to host book sale

GALWAY — Galway Public Library, 5264 Sacandaga Road, will hold a children’s book sale on April 26 from 2 to 6 p.m. and April 27 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the library. There is a great selection of gently-used books for children. More information at www.galwaypubliclibrary.org.

Building with Legos event set to take place

FONDA — There will be a building with Legos and Duplos event on April 26, at 1 p.m. at the Frothingham Free Library, 28 W. Main St. There will be arge totes of Legos and Duplos with which to build and all participants have to bring are their imaginations. The event is free. For more ...