In Brief

Beekeepers group to meet Saturday

GLOVERSVILLE — The Southern Adirondack Beekeepers Association will meet with members and non-member beekeepers in the area Saturday at the Gloversville Public Library, 58 E. Fulton St., from 1 to 2 p.m.

Adult craft class slated at library

GLOVERSVILLE — The adult craft program at the Gloversville Public Library will make cork critters from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. on April 24. Join us in making fun “Cork Critters” Call (518) 725-2819 to register for the free event. All supplies are provided.

Spring ‘hawk watch’ planned

ESPERANCE — A spring hawk watch will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 27 at Landis Arboretum, 174 Lape Road. A hawk identification workshop will be held at 2 p.m. The purpose will be to observe hawks in migration over the Schoharie Valley. Participants will gather at the meeting ...

Annual ‘Swap Shop’ slated

JOHNSTOWN — The 42nd annual swap shop will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on April 27, at the Pine Tree Rifle Club, 419 Johnson Ave. Fishing, hunting, shooting, military and all outdoor gear will be bought, sold or traded. Admission will be $5 for adults, but youths 12 and younger are ...

Flapjacks and Fairytales set

ST. JOHNSVILLE — Flapjacks and Fairytales pancake breakfast and theme basket raffle will be held at 8 a.m. on April 28, at the HC Smith Benefit Club, 538 Crum Creek Road, to benefit St. Johnsville’s Margaret Reaney Memorial Library. The raffle will follow at 1 p.m. To date, close to ...

Breastfeeding group to meet Thursday

JOHNSTOWN — The Birthing Center at Littauer’s breastfeeding support group will meet on Thursday from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at HealthLink Littauer, 2 Colonial Court. The group offers a friendly, relaxed, positive atmosphere where moms can share experiences and be assisted by lactation specialists ...

Film to celebrate ‘Earth Day’

BROADALBIN — A documentary by filmmaker, James Redford, called “Happening” will be shown at 6 p.m. April 24, to celebrate Earth Day at First Presbyterian Church, 54 W. Main St. Redford explores the clean energy revolution and looks at issues such as human resilience, social justice, ...

Historical society meeting slated

ST. JOHNSVILLE — The Ephratah Historical Society will be meet on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. in the Ephratah Town Barn, 3782 Route 10.

Community Easter egg hunt planned

BROADALBIN — A community Easter egg hunt will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday at First Presbyterian Church, 54 W. Main St., for children up to 12 years old. Story time will be followed by hunt and refreshments. Participants should bring their own basket. RSVP by Tuesday at (518) 883-8086.

Managing stress through music

GLOVERSVILLE — Music therapist Chad Christman will teach managing stress through music from 6 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 17, in the Flame music studio at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. The class is for students with autism, Down syndrome, sensory processing ...

Nathan Littauer Hospital

April 3 Admissions Robert L. Hammond of Fort Plain. Stephanie Jensen of Amsterdam. Discharges Robert L. Hammond of Fort Plain. Arthur George Hobson Jr. of Gloversville. Matthew J. Johnson of Gloversville. Chantelle Marie Lynch of Dolgeville. Youngskerr baby girl of St. ...

Forest Ranger searches & rescues

The following are the state Department of Environmental Conservation forest ranger highlights for the week of April 1 to April 7 Wildfire prevention reminder High temperatures, low relative humidity, and strong winds across the southern and eastern parts of the state last week led to ...

Area roadwork to begin on Monday

Area roadwork has been reported by the state department of Transportation, effective Monday. Montgomery County ∫ Village of Fultonville: Route 920P, Route 30A between Route 5S and Thruway Exit 27. Motorists will encounter lane closures in all directions with flaggers in place due to signal ...

Housing Authority board slated to meet

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Housing Authority Board of Commissioners will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday for their monthly board meeting at the administration office, 181 West St., according to a news release.

Historical Society meeting set Tuesday

BROADALBIN — The Broadalbin-Kennyetto Historical Society’s Tuesday meeting will feature Brian Mack who represents the Fort Plain Museum. Mack is a graduate of Broadalbin-Perth High School. He will present a program on a topic related to the Revolutionary War in the Mohawk Valley. ...

Couple massage class scheduled

GLOVERSVILLE — Maureen Ryan will offer a couple massage class from 6 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday in the yoga studio lower level at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. The cost will be $40 per couple, minus 20 percent for center members. For more information or to register, ...

Sewing classes planned for Mondays

FORT PLAIN — Budding sewing enthusiasts can learn how to make a simple, raglan-sleeved shirt during intermediate-level sewing classes at the Fort Plain Free Library starting Monday. Workshops will take place at the library, 19 Willett St., each Monday through May 6 from 5:50 to 7:30 ...

Art center to host acrylic painting class

GLOVERSVILLE — Ellen Lauziere will teach a beginners class on how to paint White Mountain Lupines in acrylic from 10 a.m. to noon on Tuesday in art studio two at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. The cost will be $25, minus 20 percent for center members. To register, ...

Board of education to meet Wednesday

JOHNSTOWN — The Greater Johnstown School District Board of Education will conduct its monthly business meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday in the Johnstown High School performing arts center.

Dance class slated for Tuesday

GLOVERSVILLE — The Dance Company will teach a Learn to Choreograph Your Dance class for people with sensory, learning or physical difficulties from 6 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday in the dance studio at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. The class is for students with autism, ...