In Brief

A night for Baby Boomer comedy

GLOVERSVILLE — The United Way of Fulton County presents the Baby Boomer Comedy Show on Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Glove Theatre, 40 N. Main St. The Baby Boomer Comedy Show is 90 minutes of clean stand-up comedy focusing on work, family, do-it-yourself projects, and many other topics ...

Clerk’s office to close for 30 minutes

GLOVERSVILLE — The city clerk’s office will be closed from noon to 12:30 p.m. starting Monday through May 25. The office will also be closed on May 28 in observance of Memorial Day.

B-P BOE to hold monthly meeting

BROADALBIN —The Broadalbin-Perth Board of Education will hold its regular monthly meeting on Monday at 6 p.m. in the high school Virtual Advanced Placement Room.

Discussion on suicide planned

OHNSTOWN — “This is How it Feels,” A discussion about suicide with Craig Miller, an author, speaker and suicide attempt survivor on May 31 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn. Tickets are $15 per person. For more information or to reserve a seat, call (518) 762-5332, ...

Durham County Poets to play at The Revival

WELLS — The Durham County Poets, a lively and soulful group, who write and perform a blend of blues, folk and rock, with tinges of country, gospel and swing tossed in, will perform at 7:30 p.m. on May 26, at The Revival on Lake Algonquin, according to a news release. On tour from Quebec, ...

Free concert at North Main UMC

GLOVERSVILLE — North Main Street United Methodist Church, 316 N. Main St., will be hosting a free concert for the public on Sunday from 4 to 6 p.m. The Remnants will play various styles of music including: contemporary Christian, bluegrass and Southern Gospel. The Remnants will also play ...

Town Board to meet Friday

BENSON — The Town Board will hold a special meeting at 7 p.m. Friday in the Benson Town Hall only to review bids for truck, according to a news release.

Fort Klock to open for the season

ST. JOHNSVILLE — The Fort Klock Historic Restoration will hold its opening weekend on Saturday and Sunday. The event will feature a blacksmithing competition “Hammer-In.” Also at the opening, hands-on activities, muster, demonstrations and 1776 beer brewing, bread making, weaving, ...

Spring plant, book and bake sale set

ESPERANCE — The Landis Arboretum, 174 Lape Road, will be holding its annual Landis Signature Spring Plant, Book and Bake Sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Arboretum members will enjoy an exclusive Pick of the Pots sale preview party on Friday from 4:30 to 7 p.m. New ...

Art show planned in Canajoharie

CANAJOHARIE — The Arts Factory of Montgomery County invites artists to show up to two works in the Arkell Museum and Canajoharie Library’s three Regional Art Galleries. The show will start on Friday and includes an artists reception from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday; and closes on Aug. ...

Rabies clinic planned in Fonda

FONDA — The Montgomery County Department of Public Health will have the following rabies clinic. ∫ From 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at 2 Park Drive, Amsterdam. New York State Public Health Law requires that all dogs, cats and domestic ferrets shall have initial vaccinations administered ...

Gloversville garage sale days planned

GLOVERSVILLE — City officials have announced that the city wide garage sale weekend has been set for May 19 and 20. For more information contact the city clerk’s office at (518)733-4542.

Gloversville water board set to meet

GLOVERSVILLE — The next Water Board meeting will be Monday at 6 p.m. It will be held at the Gloversville Water Department at 67-73 S. Main St.

Lyme disease to be focus of talk at Arkell

CANAJOHARIE — The Lyme Action Network and the Canajoharie Chamber of Commerce will present  “What You NEED to Know About Lyme and Other Tick-borne Diseases”  with Professor Holly Ahern on June 12 at 6:30pm at the Arkell Foundation Community Center, 55 Montgomery St.  The ...

Memorial Day parade details

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Parade Committee announced the annual Gloversville Memorial Day parade and services will be held on May 28. The parade will begin at 9:30 a.m., according to a news release. Again this year, the line of march will be from Sixth Avenue and North Main Street, ...

Special Olympics seeks volunteers

ALBANY — Special Olympics New York is seeking community members to volunteer during the upcoming 2018 State Summer Games, hosted by Siena College from June 15 to 17. The Summer Games are the largest of two annual state games and 5,365 competitive experiences held each year throughout New ...

Town Board to meet on Friday

BENSON — The Town Board will hold a special meeting at 7 p.m. Friday in the Benson Town Hall only to review bids for truck, according to a news release.

FFCS to host spring concert series

FONDA — The Fonda-Fultonville Central School District invites area residents to the music department’s spring concert series. All concerts start at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium. Doors open at 6 p.m. Admission is free. ∫ High school concert 2, Thursday. Jazz Ensemble I and Wind ...

City event schedule being prepared

JOHNSTOWN — The city Tourism and Special Events Committee is preparing their 2018 schedule of events. Any organization that is planning an event for the balance of 2018 is asked to forward the information no later than May 23, to Helen Martin, 9 E. Montgomery St., Johnstown 12095 or by ...

Opioid prevention workshop planned

GLOVERSVILLE — The North Main Street United Methodist Church, 316 N. Main St., will be holding an Opioid Awareness Workshop on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event will feature speakers from the department of drug enforcement and participants can learn about the risks of drug ...